Friday, January 20, 2012

New Audiobooks

Barrayar Barrayar
By Bujold, Lois McMaster
Read by Gardner, Grover
2009-12 - Blackstone Audiobooks
9781433231988 CHECK CATALOG

Cordelia Naismith has deserted her own home planet to marry the leader of the enemy Barrayarans, Aral Vorkosigan. Together, they struggle to establish stability on a planet threatened by civil war. …More
Deadly Descent Deadly Descent
By Hinger, Charlotte
2009-09 - Poisoned Pen Press
9781590586457 CHECK CATALOG

In historian Lottie Albright's Western Kansas community, false accusations threaten senatorial candidate Brian Hadley's political career, secrets whispered to her as editor of the county history books spur a personal search for his aunt's murderer. Ignoring warnings from her twin sister, Josie, that she is in over her head, Lottie dons a badge to have access to information. She delves into a horrifying "cold case" to prove her merits as a deputy and impresses Sheriff Sam Abbot with her ability to combine historical research methods and police procedure. To help her sister, Josie adds her expertise in untangling the web of families bound by a lethal legacy of prideful secrets. Soon Lottie is stalked by a clever killer threatened by the twins' ability to connect the dots. Blindsided by her protective husband's disapproval of new job, and aghast at a bizarre attempt to sabotage her academic credentials, Lottie knows her obsession is destroying her marriage and her reputation. …More
Death Comes to Pemberley Death Comes to Pemberley
By James, P. D.
Read by Landor, Rosalyn
2011-12 - Random House Audio
9780449011157 CHECK CATALOG

A rare meeting of literary genius: P. D. James, long among the most admired mystery writers of our time, draws the characters of Jane Austen's beloved novel "Pride and Prejudice" into a tale of murder and emotional mayhem. Pemberley is thrown into chaos after Elizabeth Bennett's disgraced sister Lydia arrives and announces that her husband Wickham has been murdered. …More
Death of a Celebrity Death of a Celebrity
By Beaton, M. C.
Read by Malcolm, Graeme
2003-04 - Sound Library
9780792727842 CHECK CATALOG

Glamorous BBC reporter Crystal French blows into Lochdubh and is promptly given a speeding ticket by Constable Hamish Macbeth. For revenge, her show targets Hamish with a humilating report on policing in the Highlands. She then rakes up old local scandals, outraging the entire village. When Crystal turns up dead, everyone becomes suspect. …More
Dragongirl Dragongirl
By McCaffrey, Todd J.
Performed by Durante, Emily
2010-07 - Brilliance Corporation
9781423373353 CHECK CATALOG

In this sequel to the bestselling "Dragonheart," Fiona must learn to balance responsibility and ambition, help a friend discover her own place among the dragonriders, and solve the mystery of the illness that threatens the very survival of Pern. …More
Dragon's Time Dragon's Time
By McCaffrey, Anne
Author McCaffrey, Todd J.
2011-06 - Del Rey Books
9780345500892 CHECK CATALOG

For the first time in more than three years, bestselling authors Anne McCaffrey and Todd McCaffrey, mother and son, have teamed up again to do what they do best: add a fresh chapter to the most beloved science fiction series of all time, the Dragonriders of Pern. …More
Familyhood Familyhood
By Reiser, Paul
Performed by Reiser, Paul
2011-05 - Brilliance Corporation
9781455806386 CHECK CATALOG

Fueled by his experiences of raising two young sons, ages 10 and 15, with his wife of 22 years, this new audio book by the "New York Times"-bestselling author of "Couplehood" and "Babyhood" examines the funny truths, heartbreaks, and small victories of being a family today. …More
A Farewell to Arms A Farewell to Arms
By Hemingway, Ernest
1995-06 - Scribner Book Company
9780684801469 CHECK CATALOG

By turns romantic and harshly realistic, Hemingway's story of a tragic romance set against the brutality and confusion of World War I cemented his fame as a stylist and as a writer of extraordinary literary power. A volunteer ambulance driver and a beautiful English nurse fall in love when he is wounded on the Italian front. …More
First Family: Abigail & John Adams First Family: Abigail & John Adams
By Ellis, Joseph J.
Read by Farr, Kimberly
2010-10 - Random House Audio
9780739368749 CHECK CATALOG

The Pulitzer Prize-winning, bestselling author of "Founding Brothers" and "His Excellency" brings America's preeminent first couple to life in a moving and illuminating narrative that unfolds in the context of America's birth as a nation. …More
The Flint Heart The Flint Heart
By Paterson, Katherine
Author Paterson, John
Author Katherine Paterson and John Paterson
2011-09 - Candlewick on Brilliance Audio
9781455822423 CHECK CATALOG

An ambitious Stone Age man demands a talisman that will harden his heart, allowing him to take control of his tribe. Against better judgment, the tribe's magic man creates the Flint Heart, but the cruelly of it causes the destruction of the tribe. Thousands of years later, the talisman reemerges to corrupt first a boy's father, an innocent fairy creature, and a familial badger. Can Charles and his sister Unity, who have consulted with fairies such as the mysterious Zagabog, wisest creature in the universe, find a way to rescue humans, fairies, and animals alike from the dark influence of the Flint Heart? This humorous, hearty, utterly delightful fairy tale is the sort for an entire family to savor together or an adventurous youngster to devour. …More
Great Bear Lake Great Bear Lake
By Hunter, Erin
2010-01 - HarperCollins
9780060871277 CHECK CATALOG

Separated from her family, polar bear cub Kallik trusts her intuition to lead her on a path traveled by many bears before her. At last the four cubs meet at the sacred Great Bear Lake, a place of peace and healing where bears gather to celebrate the longest day. …More
Gun Games: A Decker/Lazarus Novel Gun Games: A Decker/Lazarus Novel
By Kellerman, Faye
2012-01 - William Morrow & Company
9780062064325 CHECK CATALOG

In the next exciting installment of Kellerman's "New York Times"-bestselling series, Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus face off against psychopath Chris Donatti and his son, Gabe. …More
Jane Eyre Jane Eyre
By Bronte, Charlotte
Afterword by Clements, Marcelle
Introduction by Jong, Erica
2008-04 - Signet Classics
9780451530912 CHECK CATALOG

An unconventional love story that broadened the scope of romantic fiction, "Jane Eyre" is ultimately the tale of one woman's fight to claim her independence and self-respect in a society that has no place for her. Revised reissue. …More
Private: #1 Suspect Private: #1 Suspect
By Patterson, James
Author Paetro, Maxine
2012-01 - Little Brown and Company
9780316097406 CHECK CATALOG

Since former Marine Jack Morgan started Private, it has become the world's most effective investigation firm. Private's investigators are the smartest, the fastest, and the most technologically advanced in the world--and they always uncover the truth. When his former lover is found murdered in Jack's bed, he is instantly the number-one suspect. While Jack is under police investigation, the mob strong-arms him into recovering $30 million in stolen pharmaceuticals for them. …More
Raylan Raylan
By Leonard, Elmore
2012-01 - William Morrow & Company
9780062119469 CHECK CATALOG

"New York Times"-bestselling author Leonard brings his trademark style and wit to this new novel featuring U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens, hero of the hit FX series "Justified." …More
Rebecca [With Headphones] Rebecca [With Headphones]
By du Maurier, Daphne
Narrated by Massey, Anna
2007-11 - Playaway
9781602528598 CHECK CATALOG

Rebecca, a dark psychological tale of secrets and betrayal, is Daphne du Mauriers best-loved work and was named Best Novel of the 20th Century at the Bouchercon World Mystery Convention. After a whirlwind romance and a honeymoon in Italy, the innocent young heroine and the dashing Maxim de Winter return to his country estate, Manderley. But the unsettling memory of Rebecca, the first Mrs. de Winter, still lingers within. The timid bride must overcome her husbands oppressive silences and the sullen hostility of the sinister housekeeper, Mrs. Danvers, to confront the emotional horror of the past. …More
Rusty Nail: A Jacqueline Rusty Nail: A Jacqueline
By Konrath, J. A.
Read by Breck and Dick Hill, Susie
2011-09 - Brilliance Corporation
9781455839391 CHECK CATALOG

BookPage Notable Title
Lt. Jacqueline "Jack" Daniels of the Chicago Police Department is back, and once again she's up to her Armani in murder. Someone is sending her snuff videos, and the victims all were involved in one of her previous cases. Jack follows the trail of death on a collision course with the smartest and deadliest adversary she's ever known.
Sleepwalker Sleepwalker
By Robards, Karen
Performed by Rudd, Kate
2011-12 - Brilliance Corporation
9781441843135 CHECK CATALOG

New York Times bestselling author Karen Robards? new thrilling contemporary suspense novel features the electric attraction between a cop and thief. …More
Son of Holmes Son of Holmes
By Lescroart, John
Performed by Baltz, Tim
2011-05 - Brilliance Audio
9781611063882 CHECK CATALOG

The "New York Times" bestselling author's chip-off-the-old Sherlock is back in print. …More
The Successful Novelist: A Lifetime of Lessons about Writing and Publishing The Successful Novelist: A Lifetime of Lessons about Writing and Publishing
By Morrell, David
Performed by Lawlor, Patrick Girard
2011-03 - Brilliance Corporation
9781611061963 CHECK CATALOG

David Morrell, bestselling author of First Blood, The Brotherhood of the Rose and The Fifth Profession, distills more than fifty years of writing and publishing experience into this single masterwork of advice and instruction.
Morrell covers:
- Plot
- Character
- Research
- Structure
- Viewpoint
- Description
- Dialogue
- Succeeding in publishing
- And much more
The Successful Novelist reveals the truth about writing, providing the perspective authors need to write successful fiction that sells.
Trial by Fire Trial by Fire
By Blackstock, Terri
2000-09 - Zondervan Publishing Company
9780310217602 CHECK CATALOG

Book four in the Newpointe 911 series in which a church building burns to the ground, and a young man is found dead of a gunshot wound. The mystery is just being ignited as God uses disaster to bring about his will. …More

1 comment:

Ceska said...

While I love Austen, I hate mysteries but my mom recommended this book. I admit it was an enjoyable book but not something I usually would pick to read on my own. It is entertaining and I would recommend it if you love Pride & Prejuidice and need something to read.