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  1. Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World's Most Dangerous Man Audiobook Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World's Most Dangerous Man
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  2. The Sin Eater Audiobook The Sin Eater
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  3. Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Be Audiobook Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Be
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  4. Near Dark: A Thriller Audiobook Near Dark: A Thriller
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  5. Coming Home to Island House Audiobook Coming Home to Island House
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  6. Outsider: A Novel of Suspense Audiobook Outsider: A Novel of Suspense
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  7. What You Wish For: A Novel Audiobook What You Wish For: A Novel
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  8. The Alchemist Audiobook The Alchemist
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  9. Relationship Goals: How to Win at Dating, Marriage, and Sex Audiobook Relationship Goals: How to Win at Dating, Marriage, and Sex
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Survival Instincts: A Novel Audiobook

Survival Instincts: A Novel

Author: Jen Waite Narrator: Jen Waite Release Date: July 2020

By the bestselling author of A Beautiful, Terrible Thing, a haunting thriller about a mother and daughter who must draw strength from each other when they find themselves trapped in a cabin with a stranger who wants to either control them--or kill them. FOURTEEN YEARS BEFORE THE CABIN: Twenty-something Anne meets the man of her dreams right out of college, but after they get married, Anne notices that her husband begins acting differently. Why is Ethan suddenly so moody? And will their marriage endure? A WEEK BEFORE THE CABIN: Ten years later, Anne and her twelve-year-old daughter, Thea, are safely living in Vermont. Anne is a successful therapist, Thea has friends at her new school, and they receive an endless stream of love, support, and baked goods from Anne's sweet mom, Rose. When Thea takes to brooding and showing classic signs of teen angst, a trip for the three women to the White Mountains of New Hampshire seems like the perfect chance to bond. THE CABIN: A man follows the three women on a hike at a nature reserve and drags them at gunpoint to an abandoned cabin in the woods. And just like that their peaceful weekend away turns into a fight for survival. It isn't clear what this man wants from these women or how he is connected to them if at all, but it is increasingly clear that they won't all get out of the cabin alive. SURVIVAL INSTINCTS is a captivating and terrifying novel that brings to life one of the scariest truths of all--that people's inner monsters come in various forms, some more recognizable than others, and that we are all one random encounter away from tragedy.

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The Sandpit Audiobook

The Sandpit

Author: Nicholas Shakespeare Narrator: David Bark-Jones Release Date: July 2020

Brought to you by Penguin. 'A remarkable contemporary thriller – with shades of Graham Greene and Le Carré about it – but also a profound and compelling investigation of a hugely complex human predicament. Brilliantly observed, captivatingly written, grippingly narrated – a triumph' William Boyd When John Dyer returns to Oxford from Brazil with his young son, he doesn't expect to find them both in danger. Every day is the same. He drops Leandro at his smart prep school and walks to the library to research his new book. His time living on the edge as a foreign correspondent in Rio is over. But the rainy streets of this English city turn out to be just as treacherous as those he used to walk in the favelas. Leandro’s schoolmates are the children of influential people, among them an international banker, a Russian oligarch, an American CIA operative and a British spook. As they congregate round the sports field for the weekly football matches, the network of alliances and covert interests that spreads between these power brokers soon becomes clear to Dyer. But it is a chance conversation with an Iranian nuclear scientist, Rustum Marvar, father of a friend of Leandro, that sets him onto a truly precarious path. When Marvar and his son disappear, several sinister factions seem acutely interested in Marvar’s groundbreaking research at the Clarendon Lab, and what he might have told Dyer about it, given Dyer was the last person to see Marvar alive. © Nicholas Shakespeare 2020 (P) Penguin Audio 2020

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P Division: The Complete BBC Radio crime series Audiobook

P Division: The Complete BBC Radio crime series

All 18 episodes of the police procedural featuring the Glaswegian cops of P Division Glasgow’s finest are on the case in these thrilling radio adaptations, based on the books by Peter Turnbull. In the four-part serial Condition Purple, a murdered prostitute is found in the heart of Glasgow's prosperous business quarter. Could a tattoo on her body hold the key to finding her killer? In Two Way Cut, another four-parter, a headless body without a speck of blood on it has the cops puzzled – and who was the strange figure that PC Hamilton saw running along by the canal? Series 1 of Code Four One sees a skeleton found on a building site in The Bonepit, while in The Ladder, a wealthy couple disappear, believed murdered – but where are the bodies? And in the tense two-parter Long Pig/The Torchman, a brutal crime is linked to other murders, and a psychological profiler is called in to help find the serial killer... Series 2 of Code Four One opens with McInroy’s Point, in which a policewoman is suspected of killing her own mother. A seeming suicide puts the police on the trail of a cult in Suffer the Children, and a young woman is found strangled in Kissogram. In Secret Affair, a murder in a rock band raises old nightmares for DS Sussock; in The Good Thief, a well-known TV personality is killed during a burglary; and in Hooked, when a pillar of the community is found dead in his office, P Division uncover his sordid past. Dramatised by Stephen Mulrine, this gritty, atmospheric series stars Martin Cochrane and Crawford Logan as DI Fabian Donoghue, Ralph Riach and Jake D’Arcy as DS Ray Sussock, Frank Gallagher as DC Malcolm Montgomery, Andrew Conlan as DC Tony Abernethy, Martin McCardie as PC Phil Hamilton, and Ann Louise Ross and Eliza Langland as WPC Elka Willems. Written by Peter Turnbull Dramatised by Stephen Mulrine Produced and directed by Hamish Wilson Recorded in a BBC studio and on location in Glasgow

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The End of Her Audiobook

The End of Her

Author: Shari Lapena Narrator: Karissa Vacker Release Date: July 2020

Brought to you by Penguin. The latest unputdownable thriller from Shari Lapena, the No. 1 Sunday Times bestselling author of THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR and SOMEONE WE KNOW. ******* It starts with a shocking accusation . . . Stephanie and Patrick are recently married, with new-born twins. While Stephanie struggles with the disorienting effects of sleep deprivation, there’s one thing she knows for certain – she has everything she ever wanted. Then a woman from his past arrives and makes a shocking accusation about his first wife. He always claimed her death was an accident – but she says it was murder. He insists he’s innocent, that this is nothing but a blackmail attempt. But is Patrick telling the truth? Or has Stephanie made a terrible mistake? How will it end? ******* Praise for Shari Lapena: ‘A masterful whodunnit, perfectly paced and expertly plotted, that had me guessing all the way through. I loved it and couldn't put it down.’ C L Taylor 'No-one does suburban paranoia like Shari Lapena – this slowly unfurling nightmare will have you biting your nails until the end' Ruth Ware 'Shari Lapena just gets better and better' Cara Hunter ©Shari Lapena 2020 (P) Penguin Audio 2020

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Charles Paris: A Doubtful Death: A BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation Audiobook

Charles Paris: A Doubtful Death: A BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation

Author: Jeremy Front, Simon Brett Narrator: Bill Nighy, Jonathan Glover, Suzanne Burden Release Date: July 2020

Bill Nighy returns as the loveably louche actor-cum-amateur detective Charles Paris Charles Paris is in Oxford, appearing in a re-imagining of Hamlet by a high-concept drama company. No fan of immersive theatre, he’s unimpressed with the director’s vision and less than thrilled to be rehearsing alongside puppeteers and mime artists. But he soon finds himself back on familiar territory when the actress playing Ophelia goes missing, only to turn up dead. Did she take her own life, or was there foul play? As he amasses a list of suspects who might have wished her harm, Charles takes on the mantle of detective once more to decide if this is to be or not to be a murder case… Scripted for radio by Jeremy Front from a story by Simon Brett, A Doubtful Death stars Bill Nighy (Emma, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel) as Charles Paris, with Suzanne Burden as Frances and Jon Glover as Maurice. Also included is an exclusive 18-minute afterword in which Jeremy Front discusses his experience of adapting an unproduced screenplay, reveals what it’s like to work with recurring characters and actors, and explains the mechanics of recording for radio. Simon Brett OBE has written 19 Charles Paris novels as well as many other detective novels. Jeremy Front is a dramatist and comedic writer; he has won awards for his adaptation of Sword of Honour and co-writes and stars in the series Incredible Women with his sister, Rebecca. Credits Written by Jeremy Front From a story by Simon Brett Produced and directed by Sally Avens Production Coordinator: Cynthia Fagan Studio Managers: Anne Bunting, Keith Graham and Jenni Burnett Interview produced by Ania Duggan and Roshni Radia First broadcast on BBC Radio 4, 22 May-12 June 2020

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Murder by Milk Bottle Audiobook

Murder by Milk Bottle

Author: Lynne Truss Narrator: Matt Green Release Date: July 2020

The latest installment in Lynne Truss's quirky and charming prize-winning series set in 1950s Brighton sees her trio of police detectives investigating a case with a most curious murder weapon. The August bank holiday is approaching and after two extremely high-profile murder cases, Constable Twitten is eagerly anticipating a quiet spell at work. But then they find the bodies - and the milk bottles. Three seemingly unconnected victims - a hard-working AA patrolman, a would-be Beauty Queen, a catty BBC radio personality - have all been killed with the same, highly unusual murder weapon. Constable Twitten, Sergeant Brunswick and Inspector Steine are initially baffled, the town is alarmed, and the local newspaper is delighted: after all, what sells papers better than a killer on the loose? Can our redoubtable trio solve the case and catch this most curious of killers before they strike again? "[A] pitch-perfect send-up of 1950s Brighton with nods to Graham Greene ... Hilarious." SUNDAY TIMES on the Constable Twitten series. "Funny, clever, charming, imaginative, nostalgic and gently satirical." THE TIMES on the Constable Twitten series.

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Near Dark: A Thriller Audiobook

Near Dark: A Thriller

Author: Brad Thor Narrator: Armand Schultz Release Date: July 2020

"Fast-paced...pulse-pounding...supremely entertaining… His best ever." —The Washington Times Scot Harvath returns in the newest thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Brad Thor. The world's largest bounty has just been placed upon America's top spy. His only hope for survival is to outwit, outrun, and outlast his enemies long enough to get to the truth. But for Scot Harvath to accomplish his most dangerous mission ever—one that has already claimed the lives of the people closest to him, including his new wife—he's going to need help—a lot of it. Not knowing whom he can trust, Harvath finds an unlikely ally in Norwegian intelligence operative Sølvi Kolstad. Just as smart, just as deadly, and just as determined, she not only has the skills, but also the broken, troubled past to match Harvath's own.

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Muzzled: An Andy Carpenter Mystery Audiobook

Muzzled: An Andy Carpenter Mystery

Author: David Rosenfelt Narrator: Grover Gardner Release Date: July 2020

'Narrator Grover Gardner returns to breathe life into listeners' favorite dog-loving lawyer...In his vivid portrayal of the wisecracking Andy, Gardner creates a sense of a cheerful reunion with the lawyer for longtime listeners and a warm greeting for newcomers.' -- AudioFile Magazine, Earphones Award winner In David Rosenfelt's Andy Carpenter mystery, Muzzled, Andy and his beloved golden retriever, Tara, are back on the case as a favor to a friend. Andy Carpenter is a lawyer who would rather not practice law. He'd rather spend his time working with the Tara Foundation, his dog rescue organization, and being with his family and his two dogs, Tara and Sebastian. But when a friend asks him for a favor that involves both dogs and his lawyerly expertise, he can't say no. Andy's friend Beth has found a stray that seems to have belonged to a murder victim—in fact, the man and two of his colleagues died in an explosion a few weeks ago. But when the murdered man contacts Beth, asking for his dog back, Andy knows there must be more to the story. The man claims his life is in danger, and that's why he disappeared. As much as Andy doesn't want to get involved—anything to avoid a new case—he can't help but come to the rescue of a man who'd risk everything, even his life, to reunite with his dog. Once again, David Rosenfelt delivers suspense and laughter in equal measure in another engaging mystery from 'one of the most unforgettable voices in the genre.' (Associated Press) A Macmillan Audio production from Minotaur Books Praise for Grover Gardner as Andy Carpenter: 'Listening to Grover Gardner narrating a David Rosenfelt novel is like sliding into favorite slippers at the end of a long day: One feels the joyful gratification of a perfect fit.'—AudioFile Magazine on Bark of Night 'Grover Gardner's narration of Rosenfelt's whodunits is what good audiobooks are all about...Gardner's delightful portrayal of defense lawyer Andy Carpenter continues to be fresh, allowing listeners to glimpse Andy's soft heart and quick humor.'—AudioFile Magazine on Outfoxed

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How to Disappear Audiobook

How to Disappear

Author: Gillian Mcallister Narrator: Nicola Walker Release Date: July 2020

Brought to you by Penguin. THE GRIPPING NEW PSYCHOLOGICAL SUSPENSE FROM THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF NO FURTHER QUESTIONS AND THE EVIDENCE AGAINST YOU 'Bravo! How to Disappear is undoubtedly her best yet. Gripping and emotional - a cracking read' Clare Mackintosh 'A relentless drumroll of suspense . . . ranks among the best psychological-suspense thrillers of recent years' A. J. Finn You can run, you can hide, but can you disappear for good? Lauren's daughter Zara witnessed a terrible crime. But speaking up comes with a price, and when Zara's identity is revealed online, it puts a target on her back. The only choice is to disappear. To keep Zara safe, Lauren will give up everything and everyone she loves, even her husband. There will be no goodbyes. Their pasts will be rewritten. New names, new home, new lives. The rules are strict for a reason. They are being hunted. One mistake - a text, an Instagram like - could bring their old lives crashing into the new. They can never assume someone isn't watching, waiting. As Lauren will learn, disappearing is easy. Staying hidden is harder . . . 'Totally addictive, with twists that repeatedly pulled the rug from under my feet' Erin Kelly 'Tense and unpredictable. I couldn't put it down' Claire Douglas 'If Jodi Picoult wrote psychological thrillers, they would look like this. A compulsive read with a jaw-dropping twist, I read it in a day' Rosamund Lupton 'An intricate and spellbinding exploration of the devastating ripples that spread from a terrible crime' Holly Seddon 'I read How to Disappear with my heart in my mouth' Lia Louis (c) Gillian McAllister 2020 (P) Penguin Audio 2020

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Dragonfire Audiobook

Dragonfire

Author: Ted Bell Narrator: Simon Vance Release Date: July 2020

Alex Hawke, British lord and gentleman spy, is looking for the Queen's missing grandson, whose disappearance may be the culmination of a plot almost a century old in this breathtaking new adventure from New York Times bestselling novelist Ted Bell. December 8, 1941, Washington, D.C. The new Chinese ambassador to the United States, Tiger Tang, meets with President Roosevelt one day after the attack on Pearl Harbor. For the next four years, China and the U.S. will be wartime allies, but the charming, sophisticated ambassador may be playing his own treacherous game. Today, The Bahamas Alex Hawke is recovering from serious injuries incurred during a battle with a malevolent enemy. His recuperation is interrupted by a desperate call from the Queen. Her favorite grandson has disappeared in the Bahamas. Lord Hawke is the only man she trusts with a mission this sensitive. All she knows is that the young prince was last seen at the exclusive Dragonfire nightclub owned by the nefarious Tang brothers, grandsons of Ambassador Tiger Tang.

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City of Sin Audiobook

City of Sin

Author: Ivy Smoak Narrator: Vanessa Edwin Release Date: July 2020

BeeWhen I came to New York City, I was engaged to the man of my dreams and I was ready to take the marketing industry by storm. But now? I'm single and working at a dead-end job with a pervy boss. It's official-this city kicked my a**. It's time to pack my bags. A blind date that my friend set up to convince me to stay is most definitely not going to change my mind. Zero chance. Goodbye NYC.MasonI know I have a reputation as a playboy. And I like my reputation. Relationships are for schmucks. The only reason I agreed to the blind date was because I was promised two Knicks tickets for my time. But I never expected her to pass on me. Me? Are you kidding? I'm going to prove to her that she made a mistake. I give it a week until she begs me to make good on my promises. Then I'll say goodbye to her long legs and sassy tongue and perfect...What the hell? Why don't I want to say goodbye?

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Third Chances Audiobook

Third Chances

Author: Ivy Smoak Narrator: Connor Crais, Vanessa Edwin Release Date: July 2020

DaphneI've always regretted not being confident enough to talk to my college crush. When he shows up during my friend's bachelorette party, I refuse to let my second chance slip through my fingers.RobIt was impossible to forget the beautiful brunette from campus. But I've always known she wasn't one-night-stand material. So I kept my distance. When she shows up years later during my brother's bachelor party, I don't know how I can possibly resist her again. There's just one problem: I don't do relationships.

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