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Robert B. Parker's The Bitterest Pill Audiobook

Robert B. Parker's The Bitterest Pill

Author: Reed Farrel Coleman Narrator: James Naughton Release Date: September 2019

The opioid epidemic has reached Paradise, and Police Chief Jesse Stone must rush to stop the devastation in the latest thriller in Robert B. Parker's New York Times-bestselling series. When a popular high school cheerleader dies of a suspected heroin overdose, it becomes clear that the opioid epidemic has spread even to the idyllic town of Paradise. It will be up to police chief Jesse Stone to unravel the supply chain and unmask the criminals behind it, and the investigation has a clear epicenter: Paradise High School. Home of the town's best and brightest future leaders and its most vulnerable down-and-out teens, it's a rich and bottomless market for dealers out of Boston looking to expand into the suburbs. But when it comes to drugs, the very people Jesse is trying to protect are often those with the most to lose. As he digs deeper into the case, he finds himself battling self-interested administrators, reluctant teachers, distrustful schoolkids, and overprotective parents . . . and at the end of the line are the true bad guys, the ones with a lucrative business they'd kill to protect.

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Evidence in the Echinacea Audiobook

Evidence in the Echinacea

Author: Dale Mayer Narrator: Vanessa Moyen Release Date: September 2019

Book 5: Lovely Lethal Gardens Riches to rags. ... Controlling to chaos. ... But murder ... well maybe ... Doreen's success at solving murders has hit the newswires across the country, but all Doreen wants is to be left alone. She has antiques to get to the auction house and a relationship with Corporal Mack Moreau to work out, not to mention a new friendship to nurture with Penny, Doreen's first friend in Kelowna, and Doreen doesn't want to ruin things. But when a surprise accusation won't leave Doreen alone-about Penny's late husband George's death and made by one of the men Doreen helped put away-she thinks that maybe it can't hurt to just take a quick look into her new friend's past. Before Doreen knows it, she's juggling a cold case, a closed case, and a possible mercy killing ... along with cultivating her relationships with Penny, Mack, and Doreen's pets: Mugs, the basset hound; Goliath, the Maine coon cat, and Thaddeus, the far-too-talkative African gray parrot. And while Mack should be used to Doreen's antics by now, when she dives into yet another of his cases it's becoming increasingly hard to take ... LOVELY LETHAL GARDENS SERIESArsenic in the AzaleasBones in the BegoniasCorpse in the CarnationsDaggers in the DahliasEvidence in the EchinaceaFootprints in the FernsGun in the GardeniasHandcuffs in the HeatherIcepick in the IvyJewels in the JuniperKiller in the Kiwis

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Hot Ash and the Oasis Defect Audiobook

Hot Ash and the Oasis Defect

Author: Philip Wyeth Narrator: Cheryl May Release Date: September 2019

"Robots and exowombs and hemp, oh my!" Welcome to 2045. Automation has freed humanity from the drudgery and limitations of blue-collar labor. For twenty years, a remarkable group of female bureaucrats has overseen an ambitious construction program that is spreading equity, prosperity, and peace worldwide. But Detective Ashley Westgard of the Jacksonville Police Corps senses that beneath all the glimmer and shine, a new malaise has taken root in society. From brazen acts of criminality and rampant party pill abuse, to her own insatiable desires... All is not well on the road to paradise. Ash is beautiful, vain, headstrong, and erratic. A symbol of her time as she careens from impulsive shopping sprees to drunken fights to escapades of sin. But now that a methodical killer is on the loose, she must rise above apathy and doubt in order to forge her raging inner fire into a fearsome weapon of justice. Philip Wyeth's crazy fifth novel is imaginative, hilarious, sexy, and poignant. It will dazzle fans of Rich Larson, Neal Stephenson's "Snow Crash," "The Tomorrow File" by Lawrence Sanders, and women who kick ass! Note to Readers: This book contains adult language and sexual themes. (46,000 words) "Once you get that nano crawling through you... You feel alive!"

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The Hanged Man and the Fortune Teller Audiobook

The Hanged Man and the Fortune Teller

Author: Lucy Banks Narrator: Andrew Wincott Release Date: September 2019

London, 2017. A long-dead ghost-nameless, all but formless, trapped beyond both the living and the afterlife-drifts through time in search of himself. What happened to him? To the love of his life? His memories slip away like the tide, tantalizingly close but always receding. His lost world of steam, family, and horrific tragedy comes to him in flickers and gasps. But decades-the steam age, the war years, the age of counterculture-soon melt and disappear, consumed by a strange, hungry world of electricity and isolation. As more of him slips away each day, this nameless ghost is shepherded by a fellow spirit, his sole companion in our foreign reality-a circus fortune teller tethered to him by a tragic history of her own. Eerie and atmospheric, The Hanged Man and the Fortune Teller unveils a mystery written in the gaps of memory. With insight and daring, Lucy Banks probes the deepest fears of our age on memory, mortality, and what it means to be human. Echoing the haunting voices of Mary Shelley and Shirley Jackson, Banks conjures the longing that comes over us in our lonely moments, when we shiver and feel the presence of someone near us in the dark.

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The Case of the Deadly Doppelganger Audiobook

The Case of the Deadly Doppelganger

Author: Lucy Banks Narrator: Joe Jameson Release Date: September 2019

Only a few months have passed since the day Kester Lanner forced an angry ghost through the spirit door, but business prospects for Dr. Ribero's supernatural agency haven't improved. Things are looking grim when the agency lands a contract that they must share with a rival agency headed by Dr. Ribero's sworn enemy, Larry Higgins. Desperate for the job, the team accepts and begins to investigate the seaside town of Lyme Regis, where elderly victims are dying. The same mysterious clue links the horrendous deaths: the victims all see a double of themselves before dying. The teams wonder if they are dealing with a rogue doppelgänger, one that isn't content just predicting deaths but wants to carry them out as well. The victims' connection to an ancient grave site leads to speculation that they may have disturbed a spirit more powerful than the two agencies can handle.

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Broadland: A Chilling Norfolk Broads Crime Thriller: British Detective Tanner Murder Mystery Series  Audiobook

Broadland: A Chilling Norfolk Broads Crime Thriller: British Detective Tanner Murder Mystery Series

Author: David Blake Narrator: Jonathan Keeble Release Date: September 2019

Broadland is the first in a chilling series of serial killer books, which will rapidly convert followers of Faith Martin, Joy Ellis and Damien Boyd into David Blake devotees. When a girl's body is found strangled, raped, and horrifically mutilated by a boat's propeller, deep in the heart of the Norfolk Broads, newly arrived Detective Inspector John Tanner is asked to assist with the investigation. At first, all the evidence points to a man who had a multi-million-pound reason to kill her. But when an alibi is produced from an unexpected source, and another body appears at the base of a slipway, Tanner finds himself turning to local girl, Detective Constable Jenny Evans for help. As a more romantic relationship develops between them, they find themselves facing a race against time to identify a lethal adversary, one with a lust for blood and a mind set on revenge.

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The Defector Audiobook

The Defector

Author: Jack Mcsporran Narrator: Lucy Brownhill Release Date: September 2019

In the aftermath of a horrific terrorist attack in London, secret agent Maggie Black is sent to Paris to stop the culprits from striking again. Struggling with grief from a recent personal loss, Maggie's mission is about more than serving her country. She wants revenge against the home-grown terrorists who shook London to its core. With the help of a certain ex-agent turned rogue Scotsman, Maggie must race against time before Paris and its people meet the same fate. From the glitz and glam of the city's elite social circles to the rough and ready streets of the outer ghettos, Maggie must track down the terrorists before they ring in the new year with a literal bang. But the clock is ticking, and Maggie must decide if she can trust someone from inside the enemy camp.

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Out of the Picture: A Shepherd Sisters Mystery Audiobook

Out of the Picture: A Shepherd Sisters Mystery

Author: Tracy Gardner Narrator: Karissa Vacker Release Date: September 2019

Savanna Shepherd, a former art authenticator, has a talent for spotting secrets hiding in plain sight. In the wake of a painful breakup, she moves back to her idyllic hometown on the banks of Lake Michigan. At least she's close to her sisters again, and she's enjoying her new job as a grade school art teacher. Savanna even rediscovers her creative soul when an old family friend hires her to paint a mural. But sad and strange incidents occur at the woman's mansion, compelling Savanna to investigate. With a little help from Aidan, the intriguing town doctor, will she be able to figure out what's wrong with this picture? This intriguing cozy mystery includes a free Hallmark original recipe for Holy Yum Baked Chicken.

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The Bird Boys: A Delpha Wade and Tom Phelan Mystery Audiobook

The Bird Boys: A Delpha Wade and Tom Phelan Mystery

Author: Lisa Sandlin Narrator: Rebecca Gibel Release Date: September 2019

The new novel from award-winning author Lisa Sandlin catches up with the almost-murdered secretary Delpha Wade (The Do-Right, 2015, set in 1973) as she's released from a hospital in order to be tucked into the back seat of a police cruiser. Her boss, P.I. Tom Phelan, sets out to spring her. He needs her back in his investigation business, where he'll soon be chasing a skulking grand larcenist and plotting how to keep a ganjapreneur out of the grabby hands of a brand new agency, the D.E.A. Delpha digs through old records and knocks on strange doors to unravel the dangerous case of two brothers with beaucoup aliases-verifying that sometimes truth is not true, but murder is always murder.

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The Maggie Black Case Files Audiobook

The Maggie Black Case Files

Author: Jack Mcsporran Narrator: Lucy Brownhill Release Date: September 2019

Maggie's most notorious cases and exclusive content from the author have been bundled into one audiobook! This collection features Vendetta, The Witness, and The Defector.

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La red púrpura (Inspectora Elena Blanco 2) Audiobook

La red púrpura (Inspectora Elena Blanco 2)

Author: Carmen Mola Narrator: Begoña Pérez Millares Release Date: September 2019

MÁS EXTREMA AÚN Vuelve Carmen Mola: el último fenómeno de la novela negra española y la autora más audaz y enigmática. «¿La Elena Ferrante española? Carmen Mola irrumpe con fuerza en el panorama de la novela negra.» (Juan Carlos Galindo, El País) Un día tórrido de verano la inspectora Elena Blanco, al frente de la Brigada de Análisis de Casos, irrumpe en la vivienda de una familia de clase media y llega hasta la habitación del hijo adolescente. En la pantalla de su ordenador se confirma lo que temían: el chico está viendo una sesión snuff en directo en la que dos encapuchados torturan a una chica. Impotentes, presencian cómo el sádico espectáculo continúa hasta la muerte de la víctima de la que, de momento, no conocen el nombre. ¿Cuántas antes que ella habrán caído en manos de la Red Púrpura? La BAC ha estado investigando a esta siniestra organización desde que salió a relucir en el caso de «la novia gitana». Durante meses ha recopilado información de este grupo que trafica con vídeos de violencia extrema en la Deep Web, la cara oculta de la Red. Y a lo largo de todo este tiempo, Elena Blanco ha mantenido en secreto, incluso para su compañero el subinspector Zárate, su mayor descubrimiento y temor: que la desaparición de su hijo Lucas cuando no era más que un niño pueda estar relacionada con esa trama macabra. ¿Dónde está? ¿Quién es realmente ahora? ¿Y cuáles son los límites que está dispuesta a transgredir para llegar a la verdad? Vuelve la enigmática Carmen Mola, una autora que se niega a dar a conocer su identidad, pero que se ha convertido en el mayor fenómeno de la novela negra española de los últimos años y en un resonante éxito internacional, con una nueva entrega de la gran serie protagonizada por Elena Blanco. Críticas... «La novela negra o muta o se ensimisma. Carmen Mola, la escritora mutante. Lo peor de ella, que no la puedes invitar a un Festival.» Carlos Zanón «¿Quién es Carmen Mola? ¿Acaso importa? Sus novelas atrapan con una originalidad que nos somete y nos hace desear más, mucho más, cuando, horrorizados, nos damos cuenta de que estamos ya en la última página.» Jordi Llobregat, Director de Valencia Negra «Lo más llamativo en torno a la elusiva Carmen Mola es que a (casi) nadie le importa un ardite quién se esconda tras ese seudónimo; lo único que de verdad cuenta es que siga publicando novelas. [...] Irrumpió hace un año en el sobrepoblado universo de la serie 'negra' española con La novia gitana, un escalofriante thriller, [...] una intriga absorbente. [...] Ahora la señora (o no) Mola regresa con La red púrpura, otro thriller negrísimo que [...] gana en intriga, reflexión y cercanía emocional. [...] Sea quien sea, Mola se ha superado a sí mismo/a.» Manuel Rodríguez Rivero, El País (Babelia) La crítica ha dicho sobre La novia gitana... «Desde la primera página, Carmen Mola, quienquiera que sea, demuestra tener una voz propia, y eso, en el género negro y fuera de él, ya es mucho, quizá la mitad de todo. O más.» Lorenzo Silva «Todos caen rendidos (quien la coge no la suelta) ante la fuerza y la intensidad de una historia que no desmerece al mejor noir de Pierre Lemaitre, comparte elementos con Sandrone Dazieri y tiene como protagonista a una (sí, es una mujer) detective de las que hacen época (y series).» Inés Martín Rodrigo, ABC «Un estupendo y tremendo thriller... No paré hasta la última página.» Manuel Rodríguez Rivero, Babelia «Intensa obra de una misteriosa Carmen Mola [...]. Una intriga bien pensada y ejecutada [...]. Los lectoresfascinadosporDazieri y por las más crueles novelas de Pierre Lemaitre se interesarán también por este libro [...]. Un sorprendente final.» Lilian Neuman, Cultura/s de La Vanguardia «Prepárate para sufrir con la primera novela de Carmen Mola.» Elena Méndez, La Voz de Galicia «Un potente thriller [...] con una narración detallista en la que el tratamiento de la violencia recuerda por su crudeza y originalidad al estilo Pierre Lemaitre o Víctor del Árbol.» Ana Belén García Flores, RTVE Sus editores extranjeros han dicho... «Absorbente. De los thrillers más fascinantes y mejor escritos que haya visto en España en los últimos años.» Britta Claus, editora de Penguin Verlag Taschenbuch (Alemania) «Un debut impresionante. La devoré de la primera a la última página.» Siren Maroy, editora de Gyldendal Norsk Forlag (Noruega) «Escalofriante y terriblemente ingeniosa. Nace un nuevo personaje en la escena policiaca: ¡Viva la maravillosa Elena Blanco!» Alzira Martins, editora de Actes-Sud (Francia)

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La danza de los tulipanes Audiobook

La danza de los tulipanes

Author: Ibon Martín Narrator: Nahia Laiz Release Date: September 2019

La flor más bella puede inspirar los crímenes más atroces. Un thriller perfecto que consagra a Ibon Martín como el maestro vasco del suspense. La periodista más popular de Gernika es arrollada por el tren que cubre la línea de Urdaibai. La víctima ha sido fijada a la vía con un delicado tulipán entre sus manos. La flor, de un intenso y brillante rojo, es tan hermosa como difícil de encontrar en pleno otoño. La escena, cuidadosamente preparada, ha sido retransmitida en directo a través de Facebook. La danza de los tulipanes nos sumerge en la ría de Urdaibai, un lugar mágico donde el mar y la tierra se abrazan al compás de las mareas que mecen las tranquilas vidas de sus habitantes, que se ven repentinamente sacudidas por la brutal irrupción de un asesino complejo e inteligente, capaz de rivalizar con los ritmos de la naturaleza que desde siempre han gobernado la comarca. «El albornoz cae en las escaleras talladas en la roca. El aire frío de la noche otoñal envuelve a Julia en el acto, acariciándole cada centímetro de su piel desnuda. Desciende un peldaño y después otro, y otro más, hasta que el mar se abraza a sus tobillos. Está helado, más que la víspera. Y todavía quedan por delante varios meses de descenso térmico, hasta alcanzar los ocho o nueve grados a primeros de marzo. »No importa. Es precisamente lo que busca. Necesita sentirse parte de la naturaleza, reconciliarse con el mundo, olvidar los horrores a los que su trabajo la enfrenta cada día. Continúa descendiendo escalones hasta que el agua le alcanza la cintura. Entonces respira con fuerza y se lanza al Cantábrico. »Unas ágiles brazadas la alejan de la cala rocosa. El vaivén del mar es mayor allá fuera, sin la protección que brindan las rocas. Sigue nadando, dejando atrás la costa y adentrándose en la oscuridad.» Reseñas: «La Danza de los Tulipanes es un thriller sobresaliente que engancha desde la primera página. Un misterio, un asesino en serie, unos personajes muy carismáticos y una trama muy bien hilada, dura y sobrecogedora.» Blog Sueños entre letras «La Danza de los Tulipanes es una novela que necesitaba mucho aunque no lo supiera [...] hacía tiempo que no leía un thriller que me gustase tanto, que me hiciera pensar.» Blog Hojas de Vainilla

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