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2 Sisters Detective Agency

James Patterson · Grand Central Publishing; Unabridged edition
Format: Audiobook

Attorney Rhonda Bird returns home after a long estrangement when she learns her father has died. There she makes two important discoveries: her father stopped being an accountant and had opened up a private detective agency, and she has a teenage half sister named Baby. Baby brings in a client...

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Best in Snow

David Rosenfelt · ‎Macmillan Audio; Unabridged edition
Format: Audiobook

Christmas has come early to the town of Paterson, New Jersey, in the form of a snowstorm that left over two feet of snow on the ground. Lawyer Andy Carpenter likes snow - to a point - but he misses the walks he takes his dogs on every day.

When the snow starts to melt, and a body...

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The Brides of Maracoor

Gregory Maguire · HarperAudio
Format: Audio CD

Multimillion-copy best-selling author Gregory Maguire unveils the first in a three-book series spun off the iconic Wicked Years, featuring Elphaba’s granddaughter, the green-skinned Rain.

Ten years ago this season, Gregory Maguire wrapped up the series...

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Bright Line Eating: The Science of Living Happy, Thin & Free

Susan Peirce Thompson PhD · Brilliance Audio
Format: Audiobook

In this book, Susan Peirce Thompson, Ph.D. shares the groundbreaking weight-loss solution based on her highly acclaimed Bright Line Eating Boot Camps. Rooted in cutting-edge neuroscience, psychology, and biology, Bright Line Eating explains why people who are desperate to lose weight...

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Butler, The

Danielle Steel · ‎Recorded Books, Inc.; Unabridged edition
Format: Audiobook

Joachim von Hartmann was born and raised in Buenos Aires by his loving German mother, inseparable from his identical twin. When Joachim moves to Paris with his mother in his late teens, his twin stays behind and enters a dark world. Meanwhile, Joachim begins training to be a butler,...

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A Carnival of Snackery: Diaries

David Sedaris · ‎Little, Brown & Company; Unabridged edition
Format: Audio CD

There’s no right way to keep a diary, but if there’s an entertaining way, David Sedaris seems to have mas­tered it.

If it’s navel-gazing you’re after, you’ve come to the wrong place; ditto treacly self-examination. Rather, his observations turn...

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Dear Santa: A Novel

Debbie Macomber · ‎Random House Audio; Unabridged edition
Format: Audiobook

Lindy Carmichael isn't feeling particularly joyful when she returns home to Wenatchee, Washington, for Christmas. The man she thought was "the one" has cheated on her with her best friend, and she feels completely devoid of creativity in her graphic-design job. Not even...

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Foul Play

Stuart Woods · Penguin Audio; Unabridged edition
Format: Audiobook

Stone Barrington is nearing his New York City abode when he stumbles into trouble. As it turns out, a new client is in danger - and with both business and the safety of the city at stake, Stone has no choice but to get involved. It's soon clear that a complicated scheme is being...

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Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law

Mary Roach · ‎Brilliance Audio; Unabridged edition
Format: Audio CD

What's to be done about a jaywalking moose? A grizzly bear caught breaking and entering? A murderous tree? As New York Times best-selling author Mary Roach discovers, the answers are best found not in jurisprudence but in science: the curious science of human-wildlife conflict, a discipline...

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The Heart Principle

Helen Hoang · Dreamscape Media LLC
Format: Audio CD

When violinist Anna Sun accidentally achieves career success with a viral YouTube video, she finds herself incapacitated and burned out from her attempts to replicate that moment. And when her longtime boyfriend announces he wants an open relationship before making a final commitment,...

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An Impossible Promise: A Novel

Jude Deveraux · Harlequin Audio
Format: Audio CD

Liam O’Connor has one purpose in this life - to push the woman he loves into the arms of another man. The Irish rogue unknowingly changed the course of destiny when he fell in love with Cora McLeod over a century ago. Their passion was intense, brief and tragic. And the angels...

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A Line to Kill CD: A Novel

Anthony Horowitz · HarperAudio; Unabridged edition
Format: Audiobook

When Ex-Detective Inspector Daniel Hawthorne and his sidekick, author Anthony Horowitz, are invited to an exclusive literary festival on Alderney, an idyllic island off the south coast of England, they don't expect to find themselves in the middle of murder investigation - or to be trapped...

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Murder Most Fowl: A Meg Langslow Mystery

Donna Andrews · ‎Macmillan Audio; Unabridged edition
Format: Audiobook

Meg Langslow's in for a busy summer. Her husband is directing a production of Macbeth, and most of the cast and crew are occupying spare bedrooms in their house. She also has to keep an eye on Camp Birnam, where a group of medieval reenactors are commemorating the real-life Macbeth...

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No One Goes Alone: A Novel

Erik Larson · ‎Random House Audio; Unabridged edition
Format: Audiobook

A group of researchers sets sail for the Isle of Dorn in the North Atlantic in 1905 to explore the cause of several mysterious disappearances, most notably a family of four who vanished without a trace after a week-long holiday on the island. Led by Professor James, a prominent member...

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Oh William!: A Novel

Elizabeth Strout · ‎Random House Audio; Unabridged edition
Format: Audiobook

Lucy Barton is a writer, but her ex-husband, William, remains a hard man to read. William, she confesses, has always been a mystery to me. Another mystery is why the two have remained connected after all these years. They just are. So Lucy is both surprised and not surprised when William...

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Robert B. Parker's Payback

Mike Lupica · Random House Audio
Format: Audiobook

In her latest thrilling adventure, PI Sunny Randall takes on two serpentine cases that converge into one deadly mystery.

PI Sunny Randall has often relied on the help of her best friend Spike in times of need. When Spike's restaurant is taken over under a predatory loan...

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A Slow Fire Burning: A Novel

Paula Hawkins · Penguin Audio; Unabridged edition
Format: Audiobook

With the same propulsion that captivated millions of readers worldwide in The Girl on the Train and Into the Water, Paula Hawkins unfurls a gripping, twisting story of deceit, murder, and revenge.

When a young man is found gruesomely murdered in a London houseboat, it triggers...

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State of Terror: A Novel

Hillary Rodham Clinton · Simon & Schuster/St. Martin’s Press
Format: Audio CD

State of Terror follows a novice Secretary of State who has joined the administration of her rival, a president inaugurated after four years of American leadership that shrank from the world stage. A series of terrorist attacks throws the global order into disarray, and the secretary...

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These Toxic Things: A Thriller

Rachel Howzell Hall · Brilliance Audio
Format: Audiobook

Mickie Lambert creates "digital scrapbooks" for clients, ensuring that precious souvenirs aren't forgotten or lost. When her latest client, Nadia Denham, a curio shop owner, dies from an apparent suicide, Mickie honors the old woman's last wish and begins curating her peculiar...

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The Wish

Nicholas Sparks · Grand Central Publishing; Unabridged edition
Format: Audio CD

1996 was the year that changed everything for Maggie Dawes. Sent away at sixteen to live with an aunt she barely knew in Ocracoke, a remote village on North Carolina’s Outer Banks, she could think only of the friends and family she left behind . . . until she met Bryce Trickett,...

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