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And the dark sacred night: a novel Cover
Julia Glass
Mark Deakins, narrator
Kit Noonan's life is stalled: unemployed, twins to support, a mortgage to pay--and a frustrated wife, who is certain that, more than anything else, Kit needs to solve the mystery of his father's identity. He begins with a visit to his former stepfather, Jasper, a take-no-prisoners Vermont outdoorsman. But it is another person who has kept the secret: Lucinda Burns, wife of a revered senior statesman and mother of Malachy (the journalist who died of AIDS in Glass's first novel, Three Junes). She and her husband are the only ones who know the full story: of an accident whose repercussions spread even further when Jasper introduces Lucinda to Kit. Immersing readers in a panorama that stretches from Vermont to the tip of Cape Cod, Glass weaves together the lives of Kit, Jasper, Lucinda and, ultimately, Fenno McLeod, the beloved protagonist of Three Junes (now in his sixties). An unforgettable novel about the youthful choices that steer our destinies, the necessity of forgiveness, and the surprisingly mutable meaning of family.
FIC Gla
Apr 4, 2014
Blossom Street brides Cover
Debbie Macomber
Cassandra Campbell, narrator
Does a perfect wedding mean there will be a perfect marriage? Three women meet and find strength in their friendship, aid in their troubles. Lydia adopted a daughter thinking her life would feel complete, yet distressing memories from the child's history threatens to destroy their happiness. Lauren wishes for marriage and family, but her boyfriend won't commit. Will romance with a stranger be the 'happy ever after' she's looking for?
FIC Mac
Mar 25, 2014
Cavendon Hall: a novel Cover
Barbara Taylor Bradford
Anna Bentinck, narrator
A sweeping, multi-generational saga set on the eve of WWI. Two entwined families: the aristocratic Inghams and the Swanns, who serve them. Cavendon Hall is a grand imposing house nestled in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales. But the year is 1913, and soon life as the two families of Cavendon Hall know it -- Royal Ascot, supper dances, grouse season feasts -- is about to change irrevocably.
FIC Bra
Apr 1, 2014
Death on Blackheath Cover
Anne Perry
Davina Porter, narrator
Investigating evidence of a violent struggle at the home of Ministry of Defense member Dudley Kynaston, Pitt and the Special Branch discover the brutally murdered body of a young woman before realizing that Kynaston is not who he appears to be.
FIC Per
Apr 9, 2014
Frog music Cover
Emma Donoghue
Khristine Hvam, narrator
Summer of 1876: San Francisco is in the fierce grip of a record-breaking heat wave and a smallpox epidemic. Through the window of a railroad saloon, a young woman called Jenny Bonnet is shot dead. The survivor, her friend Blanche Beunon, is a French burlesque dancer. Over the next three days, she will risk everything to bring Jenny's murderer to justice-- if he doesn't track her down first. The story Blanche struggles to piece together is one of free-love bohemians, desperate paupers and arrogant millionaires; of jealous men, icy women and damaged children. It's the secret life of Jenny herself, a notorious character who breaks the law every morning by getting dressed: a charmer as slippery as the frogs she hunts.
FIC Don
Apr 1, 2014
Heaven and hell: my life in the Eagles (1974-2001) Cover
Don Felder
Dennis Holland, narrator
The Eagles are the bestselling, and arguably the tightest-lipped, American group ever. Now band member and guitarist Don Felder finally breaks the Eagles' years of public silence to take fans behind the scenes. He shares every part of the band's wild ride, from the pressure-packed recording studios and trashed hotel rooms to the tension-filled courtrooms, and from the joy of writing powerful new songs to the magic of performing in huge arenas packed with roaring fans.
B Fel
Mar 26, 2014
I've got you under my skin Cover
Mary Higgins Clark
Jan Maxwell, narrator
A Manhattan ER doctor is brazenly murdered in front of his young son in a city playground. Five years later, his killer is still at large. Meanwhile his widow, Laurie Moran, is now an award-winning TV producer. Still haunted by her husband's murder, she has been raising their son alone. Laurie and her TV crew have just received the green light to produce a new 'cold case' series. Revisiting unsolved crimes one at a time, she and her TV crew will gather a victim's friends and family, who have lived under suspicion of guilt for many years. By getting paid to reenact the crime on TV, each will have the chance to clear their name-- unless, of course, someone is guilty. The first case centers on the murder of a wealthy Westchester matron, who was killed overnight while her college-aged daughter and her three best friends were having a sleepover following their celebratory graduation party-- Now grown, the four women reunite to re-create the scene of the crime.
FIC Cla
Apr 1, 2014
Keep quiet Cover
Lisa Scottoline
Ron Livingston, narrator
Jake Whitmore is enjoying a rare bonding moment with his sixteen-year-old son, Kurt, when disaster strikes. They get in a terrible car accident that threatens to derail not only Kurt's chances at college, but his entire future. Jake makes a split-second decision that saves his son from formal punishment, but plunges them both into a world of guilt, lies, and secrecy. Just when Jake thinks he has everything under control, a malevolent outsider comes forward with the power to expose Jake's secret and taunts him to the breaking point.
FIC Sco
Apr 8, 2014
Raising steam Cover
Terry Pratchett
Stephen Briggs, narrator
Change is afoot in Ankh-Morpork - Discworld's first steam engine has arrived, and once again Moist von Lipwig finds himself with a new and challenging job.
FIC Pra
Mar 18, 2014
Saucer: savage planet Cover
Stephen Coonts
Dick Hill, narrator
The specter of First Contact, the arrival of creatures from another world, convulses the people of Earth when they learn a marooned spaceman is awaiting rescue. Big Pharma moguls know that any inter-stellar voyager must have had his lifespan enhanced, so they want the castaway, Adam Solo, or his body, to learn the secrets. As Rip, Charley, Uncle Egg and Solo try to stay one jump ahead of the body snatchers, the people of Earth grapple with the prospect of eternal life available by prescription.
FIC Coo
Mar 26, 2014
The Cairo affair Cover
Olen Steinhauer
Edoardo Ballerini, narrator
Sophie Kohl finds herself caught in a web of international deceit when she tries to understand the events that led to her husband's assassination minutes after she admitted her infidelity.
FIC Ste
Mar 26, 2014
The cold nowhere: a Jonathan Stride novel Cover
Brian Freeman
Joe Barrett, narrator
Ten years ago, six-year-old Catalina Mateo hid under the porch of her family home while a knife butchered her mother and a bullet killed her father. Now a rough-sleeping orphan, Cat arrives at the house of Detective Jonathan Stride, pleading for protection. Covered in blood and drenched in the icy waters of Lake Superior, she claims to have narrowly escaped a cold-blooded killer. Stride's raw instinct is to protect Cat, whose late parents' case--and his personal guilt associated with it--still sends a shiver down his spine. As a result, he takes the troubled teenager under his wing without as much as a second thought. But Stride's partner, Maggie Bei, is not convinced. She doubts the sincerity of this beautiful young streetwalker who has so easily won Stride's trust, and now sleeps in his house with a butcher's knife under her pillow. As Stride continues to care for Cat, Maggie's suspicions solidify, and a single question occupies the void between them: should Stride be afraid for, or of, this terribly damaged girl?
FIC Fre
Apr 1, 2014
The eternal Nazi: from Mauthausen to Cairo, the relentless pursuit of SS doctor Aribert Heim Cover
Nicholas Kulish
Souad Mekhennet
Paul Boehmer, narrator
Dr. Aribert Heim worked at the Mauthausen concentration camp for only a few months in 1941 but left a devastating mark. According to the testimony of survivors, Heim euthanized patients with injections of gasoline into their hearts. He performed surgeries on otherwise healthy people. Yet in the chaos of the postwar period, Heim was able to slip away from his past and establish himself as a reputable doctor. But certain rare Germans were unwilling to let Nazi war criminals go unpunished.
943.086 Kul
Mar 25, 2014
The other story Cover
Tatiana de Rosnay
Simon Vance, narrator
When Nicholas was 24 years old, he stumbled upon a troubling secret about his family. In shock, he embarked on a journey to uncover the truth, but the answers wouldn't come easily. In the process of digging into his past, he began writing a novel that was met with phenomenal success, and was convinced he'd put his family's past behind him. But years later, Nicolas must reexamine everything he thought he knew, and learns that, however deeply buried, the secrets of the past always find a way out.
FIC Ros
Apr 15, 2014
The testament of Mary Cover
Colm Tóibín
Meryl Streep, narrator
Provocative, haunting and indelible, this portrait of Mary presents her as a solitary older woman still seeking to understand the events that become the narrative of the New Testament and the foundation of Christianity. Years after the crucifixion, Mary lives alone and refuses to help the authors of the Gospel. She does not agree that her son is the Son of God; nor that his death was 'worth it'; nor that these mere men that followed him were holy disciples.
FIC Toi
Mar 26, 2014
The undead pool Cover
Kim Harrison
Marguerite Gavin
Witch and day-walking demon Rachel Morgan has managed to save the demonic ever after from shrinking, but at a high cost. Now, strange magic is attacking Cincinnati and the Hollows, causing spells to backfire or go horribly wrong, and the truce between the races, between Inderlander and human, is shattering. Rachel must stop this dark necromancy before the undead vampire masters who keep the rest of the undead under control are lost and all-out supernatural war breaks out.
FIC Har
Mar 25, 2014
Winds of change Cover
Nora Roberts
Kate Rudd, narrator
Justine Eyre, narrator
Two classics about not letting your best-laid plans get in the way of life or love. Island Of Flowers: Laine Simmons has travelled halfway around the world to make amends with her estranged father not defend herself against his infuriating business partner. Untamed: Straitlaced lawyer Keane Prescott has no interest in his late father's circus, until he meets lion tamer Jovillette Wilder.
FIC Rob
Mar 25, 2014
Worst. person. ever Cover
Douglas Coupland
James Langton, narrator
Raymond Gun is a B-unit cameraman who enters an amusing downward failure spiral that takes him from London to Los Angeles and on to an obscure island in the Pacific where a major American TV network is shooting a Survivor-style reality show. Along the way, Gunt suffers multiple comas and unjust imprisonment, is forced to reenact the 'Angry Dance' from the movie Billy Elliot and finds himself at the center of a nuclear war.
FIC Cou
Mar 26, 2014
The ecstasy of surrender: 12 surprising ways letting go can empower your life Cover
Judith Orloff
Renowned psychiatrist Judith Orloff teaches listeners how to not sabotage success by pushing too hard.
158.1 Orl
Apr 1, 2014
Flash boys: a Wall Street revolt Cover
Michael (Michael M.) Lewis
Dylan Baker, narrator
A small group of Wall Street guys who figure out that the U.S. stock market has been rigged for the benefit of insiders and is controlled by the big Wall Street banks, expose this institutionalized injustice and go to war to fix it.
332.62 Lew
Apr 9, 2014
Long mile home: Boston under attack, the city's courageous recovery, and the epic hunt for justice Cover
Scott Helman
Jenna Russell
James Frangione, narrator
The Boston Marathon bombing on April 15, 2013 was surrounded by events tragic, surreal, and ultimately inspiring. See the preparations of the bombers; the glory of the race itself; the extraordinary emergency response to the explosions; the massive deployment of city, state, and federal law enforcement personnel; and the nation's and the world's emotional and humanitarian response before, during, and after the apprehension of the suspects.
363.325 Hel
Apr 1, 2014
Seeds of hope: wisdom and wonder from the world of plants Cover
Jane Goodall
Gail E Hudson
Edita Brychta, narrator
The renowned naturalist blends her experience in the natural world with her enthusiasm for botany to examine the critical role of trees and plants in the environment, outlining her theories about sustainable farming.
580 Goo
Apr 8, 2014
Leaders eat last: why some teams pull together and others don't Cover
Simon Sinek
Organizations that create environments in which trust and cooperation thrive vastly out perform their competition. But 'truly human' cultures don't just happen; they are intentionally created by great leaders. Leaders who, in hard times, would sooner sacrifice their numbers to protect their people, rather than sacrifice people to protect their numbers, are rewarded with deeply loyal teams that consistently contribute their best efforts.
658.4092 Sin
Apr 9, 2014
Lean in: for graduates Cover
Sheryl Sandberg
Elisa Donovan, narrator
Expanded and updated exclusively for graduates just entering the workforce, the enhanced edition includes a letter to graduates from Sheryl Sandberg and six additional chapters from experts offering advice on finding and getting the most out of a first job: resume writing; best interviewing practices; negotiating salary; listening to the inner voice; owning oneself; and leaning in for millennial men.
650.14 San
Apr 9, 2014
Thrive: the third metric to redefining success and creating a life of well-being, wisdom, and wonder Cover
Arianna Stassinopoulos Huffington
Coleen Marlo, narrator
Following the success of her acclaimed Third Metric conference, Arianna Huffington, president and editor in chief of the Huffington Post, is writing a book that offers women (and men) a new definition of success, one that focuses not only on career advancement, but on the equally important goals of health and wellbeing, personal fulfillment, giving back and living a life of purpose and meaning.
650.1 Huf
Mar 25, 2014
Ender's game alive: the full-cast audioplay Cover
Orson Scott Card
A dramatization written by Orson Scott Card, based on his bestselling novel and the upcoming theatrical film release. Seventy years after a horrific alien war, an unusually gifted child is sent to an advanced military school in space to prepare for a future invasion.
791.447 Car
Mar 26, 2014
Pilgrim's wilderness: [a true story of faith and madness on the Alaska frontier] Cover
Tom Kizzia
Fred Sanders, narrator
In Pilgrim's Wilderness, veteran Alaska journalist Tom Kizzia unfolds the remarkable, at times harrowing, story of a charismatic spinner of American myths who was not what he seemed, the townspeople caught in his thrall, and the family he brought to the brink of ruin. As Kizzia discovered, Papa Pilgrim was in fact the son of a rich Texas family with ties to Hoover's FBI and strange, oblique connections to the Kennedy assassination and the movie stars of Easy Rider. And as his fight with the government in Alaska grew more intense, the turmoil in his brood made it increasingly difficult to tell whether his children were messianic followers or hostages in desperate need of rescue. In this powerful piece of Americana, written with uncommon grace and high drama, Kizzia uses his unparalleled access to capture an era-defining clash between environmentalists and pioneers ignited by a mesmerizing sociopath who held a town and a family captive.
979.8 Kiz
Mar 26, 2014
E.E. Cummings: a life Cover
Susan Cheever
Stefan Rudnicki, narrator
Susan Cheever traces the development of the poet and his work. She takes us from Cummings seemingly idyllic childhood in Cambridge, Massachusetts, through his years at Harvard where the radical verse of Ezra Pound lured the young writer away from the politeness of the traditional nature poem, and towards a more adventurous, sexually conscious form.
B Cum
Mar 26, 2014
Love life Cover
Rob Lowe
Rob Lowe offers up a collection of personal stories in an honest and celebratory memoir about men and women, art and commerce, fathers and son, addiction and recovery, and sex and love.
B Low
Apr 8, 2014
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Julia Glass
Mark Deakins, narrator
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Kim Harrison
Marguerite Gavin
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Debbie Macomber
Cassandra Campbell, narrator
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Nora Roberts
Kate Rudd, narrator
Justine Eyre, narrator
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Barbara Taylor Bradford
Anna Bentinck, narrator
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Douglas Coupland
James Langton, narrator
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Anne Perry
Davina Porter, narrator
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Judith Orloff
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Emma Donoghue
Khristine Hvam, narrator
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Michael (Michael M.) Lewis
Dylan Baker, narrator
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Don Felder
Dennis Holland, narrator
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Scott Helman
Jenna Russell
James Frangione, narrator
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Mary Higgins Clark
Jan Maxwell, narrator
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Jane Goodall
Gail E Hudson
Edita Brychta, narrator
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Lisa Scottoline
Ron Livingston, narrator
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Simon Sinek
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Terry Pratchett
Stephen Briggs, narrator
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Sheryl Sandberg
Elisa Donovan, narrator
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Stephen Coonts
Dick Hill, narrator
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Arianna Stassinopoulos Huffington
Coleen Marlo, narrator
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Olen Steinhauer
Edoardo Ballerini, narrator
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Orson Scott Card
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Brian Freeman
Joe Barrett, narrator
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Tom Kizzia
Fred Sanders, narrator
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Nicholas Kulish
Souad Mekhennet
Paul Boehmer, narrator
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Susan Cheever
Stefan Rudnicki, narrator
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Tatiana de Rosnay
Simon Vance, narrator
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Rob Lowe
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Colm Tóibín
Meryl Streep, narrator
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