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The Long and Faraway Gone: A Novel Audiobook

The Long and Faraway Gone: A Novel

Author: Lou Berney Narrator: Amy Mcfadden, Brian Hutchison Release Date: June 2019

WINNER OF THE EDGAR AWARD, THE MACAVITY AWARD, THE ANTHONY AWARD, AND THE BARRY AWARD FOR BEST PAPERBACK ORIGINAL NOMINATED FOR THE 2015 LA TIMES BOOK PRIZE With the compelling narrative tension and psychological complexity of the works of Laura Lippman, Dennis Lehane, Kate Atkinson, and Michael Connelly, Edgar Award-nominee Lou Berney’s The Long and Faraway Gone is a smart, fiercely compassionate crime story that explores the mysteries of memory and the impact of violence on survivors—and the lengths they will go to find the painful truth of the events that scarred their lives. In the summer of 1986, two tragedies rocked Oklahoma City. Six movie-theater employees were killed in an armed robbery, while one inexplicably survived. Then, a teenage girl vanished from the annual State Fair. Neither crime was ever solved. Twenty-five years later, the reverberations of those unsolved cases quietly echo through survivors’ lives. A private investigator in Vegas, Wyatt’s latest inquiry takes him back to a past he’s tried to escape—and drags him deeper into the harrowing mystery of the movie house robbery that left six of his friends dead. Like Wyatt, Julianna struggles with the past—with the day her beautiful older sister Genevieve disappeared. When Julianna discovers that one of the original suspects has resurfaced, she’ll stop at nothing to find answers. As Wyatt's case becomes more complicated and dangerous, and Julianna seeks answers from a ghost, their obsessive quests not only stir memories of youth and first love, but also begin to illuminate dark secrets of the past. But will their shared passion and obsession heal them, or push them closer to the edge? Even if they find the truth, will it help them understand what happened, that long and faraway gone summer? Will it set them free—or ultimately destroy them?

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November Road Audiobook

November Road

Author: Lou Berney Narrator: Johnathan Mcclain, Jonathan Mcclain Release Date: April 2019

'A great read, combining brutal action with a moving love story; gorgeous writing, too' Ian Rankin 'Exceptional' Stephen King A poignant and evocative crime novel - a story of unexpected connections, daring possibilities, and the hope of second chances. Frank Guidry's luck has finally run out... A loyal street lieutenant to New Orleans' mob boss Carlos Marcello, Guidry knows too much about the crime of the century: the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Within hours of JFK's murder, everyone with ties to Marcello is turning up dead. Suspecting he's next, Guidry hits the road to Las Vegas. When he spots a beautiful housewife and her two young daughters stranded on the side of the road, he sees the perfect disguise to cover his tracks from the hit men on his trail. The two strangers share the open road west - and find each other on the way. But Guidry's relentless hunters are closing in on him, and now he doesn't want to just survive, he wants to really live, maybe for the first time. Everyone's expendable, or they should be, but Guidry just can't throw away the woman he's come to love. And it might get them both killed.

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Carreteras de otono Audiobook

Carreteras de otono

Author: Lou Berney Narrator: Isaak Gracia Release Date: February 2019

Noviembre de 1963. Se le acabó la suerte a Frank Guidry. A la sombra del prominente capo de la mafia, Carlos Marcello, la combinación de encanto, inteligencia y astucia de Guidry lo lleva los primeros puestos del negocio. Pero todo cambia repentinamente cuando una horrible tragedia golpea al mundo: John F. Kennedy es asesinado a tiros en la plaza Dealey. Guidry había estado en Dallas menos de dos semanas antes, cumpliendo una tarea para Carlos, y no puede evadir la creciente sospecha de que está involucrado en el asesinato más escandaloso de la historia. Ahora su vida está en riesgo, y Carlos cuenta con que Guidry será el chivo expiatorio. Es hora de que este utilice todas las conexiones que ha logrado y todos los favores que le deben, huya del país y mantenga un perfil bajo... porque su vida pende de un hilo. Charlotte tiene veintiocho años y es madre de dos niñas. Su esposo es amable, pero es un borracho perdido. Ella ha estado durante años tratando desesperadamente de sobrevivir y de proteger a sus hijas, pero el asesinato del presidente ha puesto de manifiesto una sola cosa: que su vida en Oklahoma no tiene futuro. La única opción de Charlotte es llevarse a sus hijas y marcharse. Guidry se encuentra con la bella ama de casa de Oklahoma, sentada a un lado de la carretera con nada más que un auto roto, dos pequeñas y un perro en el asiento trasero, y se da cuenta de que ha encontrado el disfraz perfecto para escapar. Lo último que Guidry espera en un momento como este es acabar metido en un viaje por Estados Unidos con una madre y dos niñas, pero Charlotte y él están en el punto en que necesitan y pueden ayudarse mutuamente. Y a medida que la persecución tras Guidry se vuelve más peligrosa, las cuatro vidas resultan estar en riesgo. ¿Encontrarán la senda a la libertad, o los sentimientos mutuos cada vez mayores que Charlotte y Guidry están alimentando serán su perdición?

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November Road: A Novel Audiobook

November Road: A Novel

Author: Lou Berney Narrator: Johnathan Mcclain Release Date: October 2018

Set against the assassination of JFK, a poignant and evocative crime novel that centers on a desperate cat-and-mouse chase across 1960s America—a story of unexpected connections, daring possibilities, and the hope of second chances from the Edgar Award-winning author of The Long and Faraway Gone. Frank Guidry’s luck has finally run out. A loyal street lieutenant to New Orleans’ mob boss Carlos Marcello, Guidry has learned that everybody is expendable. But now it’s his turn—he knows too much about the crime of the century: the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Within hours of JFK’s murder, everyone with ties to Marcello is turning up dead, and Guidry suspects he’s next: he was in Dallas on an errand for the boss less than two weeks before the president was shot. With few good options, Guidry hits the road to Las Vegas, to see an old associate—a dangerous man who hates Marcello enough to help Guidry vanish. Guidry knows that the first rule of running is 'don’t stop,' but when he sees a beautiful housewife on the side of the road with a broken-down car, two little daughters and a dog in the back seat, he sees the perfect disguise to cover his tracks from the hit men on his tail. Posing as an insurance man, Guidry offers to help Charlotte reach her destination, California. If she accompanies him to Vegas, he can help her get a new car. For her, it’s more than a car— it’s an escape. She’s on the run too, from a stifling existence in small-town Oklahoma and a kindly husband who’s a hopeless drunk. It’s an American story: two strangers meet to share the open road west, a dream, a hope—and find each other on the way. Charlotte sees that he’s strong and kind; Guidry discovers that she’s smart and funny. He learns that’s she determined to give herself and her kids a new life; she can’t know that he’s desperate to leave his old one behind. Another rule—fugitives shouldn’t fall in love, especially with each other. A road isn’t just a road, it’s a trail, and Guidry’s ruthless and relentless hunters are closing in on him. But now Guidry doesn’t want to just survive, he wants to really live, maybe for the first time. Everyone’s expendable, or they should be, but now Guidry just can’t throw away the woman he’s come to love. And it might get them both killed.

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The Long and Faraway Gone Audiobook

The Long and Faraway Gone

Author: Lou Berney Narrator: Amy McFadden, Brian Hutchison Release Date: July 2016

Lou Berney's The Long and Faraway Gone is a smart, fiercely compassionate crime story that explores the mysteries of memory and the impact of violence on survivors-and the lengths they will go to find the painful truth of the events that scarred their lives. In the summer of 1986, two tragedies rocked Oklahoma City. Six movie-theater employees were killed in an armed robbery, while one inexplicably survived. Then, a teenage girl vanished from the annual state fair. Neither crime was ever solved. Twenty-five years later, the reverberations of those unsolved cases quietly echo through the survivors' lives. A private investigator in Vegas, Wyatt's latest inquiry takes him back to a past he's tried to escape-and drags him deeper into the harrowing mystery of the movie theater robbery that left six of his friends dead. Like Wyatt, Julianna struggles with the past-with the day her beautiful older sister Genevieve disappeared. When Julianna discovers that one of the original suspects has resurfaced, she'll stop at nothing to find answers. As fate brings these damaged souls together, their obsessive quests spark sexual currents neither can resist. But will their shared passion and obsession heal them, or push them closer to the edge? Even if they find the truth, will it help them understand what happened, that long and faraway gone summer? Will it set them free-or ultimately destroy them? "Berney's novel is most truly a thoughtful exploration of memory and what it means to be a survivor. Elegiac and wistful, it is a lyrical mystery...with a deep, wounded heart. Read it."-Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

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Whiplash River Audiobook

Whiplash River

Author: Lou Berney Narrator: Jeff Gurner Release Date: July 2012

Having left his life of crime behind, former getaway driver Charles "Shake" Bouchon has finally realized the dream of owning his own restaurant in Belize. Unfortunately, to do so he's had to go deep in debt to a murderous local drug lord named Baby Jesus. And when Shake thwarts an attempted hit on an elderly customer named Quinn, things go from bad to worse. Next thing Shake knows, his restaurant's gone up in flames and he's on the run from Baby Jesus, two freelance assassins, and a beautiful but ferocious FBI agent. Out of options, Shake has to turn to the mysterious Quinn for help. Suddenly Shake's up to his neck in a dangerous score that he'll never pull off unless he can convince an even more dangerous ex-girlfriend to join him.

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