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  1. People of Abandoned Character Audiobook People of Abandoned Character
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  2. Box 88 Audiobook Box 88
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  3. Help Yourself: Three scalding stories from the bestselling author of AMERICAN WIFE Audiobook Help Yourself: Three scalding stories from the bestselling author of AMERICAN WIFE
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  4. A Nurse's Story: My Life in A&E During the Covid Crisis Audiobook A Nurse's Story: My Life in A&E During the Covid Crisis
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  5. Mantel Pieces: Royal Bodies and Other Writing from the London Review of Books Audiobook Mantel Pieces: Royal Bodies and Other Writing from the London Review of Books
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  6. A Life on Our Planet: My Witness Statement and A Vision for the Future Audiobook A Life on Our Planet: My Witness Statement and A Vision for the Future
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  7. The Thursday Murder Club: The Record-Breaking Sunday Times Number One Bestseller Audiobook The Thursday Murder Club: The Record-Breaking Sunday Times Number One Bestseller
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  8. The Boy from the Woods: New from the #1 bestselling creator of the hit Netflix series The Stranger Audiobook The Boy from the Woods: New from the #1 bestselling creator of the hit Netflix series The Stranger
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The Day Lincoln Lost Audiobook

The Day Lincoln Lost

Author: Charles Rosenberg Narrator: Alex Wyndham Release Date: August 2020

An inventive historical thriller that reimagines the tumultuous presidential election of 1860, capturing the people desperately trying to hold the nation together—and those trying to crack it apart. Abby Kelley Foster arrived in Springfield, Illinois, with the fate of the nation on her mind. Her fame as an abolitionist speaker had spread west and she knew that her first speech in the city would make headlines. One of the residents reading those headlines would be none other than the likely next president of the United States. Abraham Lincoln, lawyer and presidential candidate, knew his chances of winning were good. All he had to do was stay above the fray of the slavery debate and appear the voice of reason until the people cast their votes. The last thing he needed was a fiery abolitionist appearing in town. When her speech sparks violence, leading to her arrest and a high-profile trial, he suspects that his political rivals have conspired against him. President James Buchanan is one such rival. As his term ends and his political power crumbles, he gathers his advisers at the White House to make one last move that might derail Lincoln’s campaign, steal the election and throw America into chaos. A fascinating historical novel and fast-paced political thriller of a nation on the cusp of civil war, The Day Lincoln Lost offers an unexpected window into one of the most consequential elections in our country’s history.

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Failed State: A Novel Audiobook

Failed State: A Novel

Author: Christopher Brown Narrator: Macleod Andrews Release Date: August 2020

'The novel is as tense and thrilling as any of Brown's work, and as full of rage and hope. It's a novel that truly reckons with the enormity of  both our climate emergency and the system that produced it - a tale of  human imperfection and redemption.' -- Cory Doctorow, bestselling author of Walkaway In this second dystopian legal thriller from the author of the acclaimed Rule of Capture and Tropic of Kansas, lawyer Donny Kimoe juggles two intertwined cases whose outcomes will determine the course of America’s future—and his own. In the aftermath of a second American revolution, peace rests on a fragile truce. The old regime has been deposed, but the ex-president has vanished, escaping justice for his crimes. Some believe he is dead. Others fear he is in hiding, gathering forces. As the factions in Washington work to restore order, Donny Kimoe is in court to settle old scores—and pay his own debts come due. Meanwhile, the rebels Donny once defended are exacting their own kind of justice. In the ruins of New Orleans, they are building a green utopia—and kidnapping their defeated adversaries to pay for it. The newest hostage is the young heiress to a fortune made from plundering the country—and the daughter of one of Donny’s oldest friends. In a desperate gambit to save his own skin, Donny switches sides to defend her before the show trial. If he fails, so will the truce, dragging the country back into violence. But by taking the case, he risks his last chance to expose the atrocities of the dictatorship—and being tried for his own crimes against the revolution. To save the future, Donny has to gamble his own. The only way out is to find the evidence that will get both sides back to the table, and secure a more lasting peace. To do that, Donny must betray his clients’ secrets. Including one explosive secret hidden in the ruins, the discovery of which could extinguish the last hope for a better tomorrow—or, if Donny plays it right, keep it burning.

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Betrayal in Blue Audiobook

Betrayal in Blue

Author: Mark M. Bello Narrator: Lee Alan Release Date: August 2020

CUT OFF THE HEAD OF A SNAKE AND ANOTHER GROWS IN ITS PLACE . . . Zack and Jack are Back!  White Supremacy again rears its ugly head in Dearborn . . . Trial lawyer Zachary Blake tackled The Church and clergy sexual abuse in Betrayal of Faith and white supremacy and a bigoted POTUS in Betrayal of Justice. The super lawyer returns along with Dearborn Police Captain Jack Dylan for this third installment of the Zachary Blake Legal Thriller Series, an exciting journey through investigation, chase, deception, forensics, and trial. Jack is in trouble with the law in a quaint northern Michigan fishing town, accused of murdering a terrorist. The local police and the FBI join forces to take him down. To prove his innocence—Captain Jack turns to an old nemesis . . . ZACHARY BLAKE A dynamic cast of characters converges on Manistee, Michigan for the biggest trial this small fishing town has ever seen. Can Zack and Jack prevent the brotherhood in blue from morphing into a Betrayal in Blue? Part police crime novel—part courtroom drama. Hit the ‘buy’ button and grab Zachary Blake’s exciting new courtroom challenge today!  What readers are saying about Betrayal in Blue: ***** “Nail Biting Drama.” ***** “An exciting Police Procedural/Legal Thriller.” ***** “Excellent Courtroom Drama.” ***** “A Wonderful Series.”

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Betrayal in Black Audiobook

Betrayal in Black

Author: Mark M. Bello Narrator: Lee Alan Release Date: August 2020

Pulled over in America? When you're white, you might get a ticket. When you're black, you might end up dead. In a fictional Michigan town, a man is pulled over by the local police. The driver wonders: “What did I do wrong?” The officer asks for I.D.; the driver casually mentions he legally carries a gun. The officer panics—confusion reigns—shots ring out—an innocent man lays bleeding to death and the incident is captured on video. The shooting becomes the national headline—the dead man is black—the shooter is white. A community is thrown into chaos. Protestors on both sides of the racial divide take to the streets. A widow struggles to make sense of senseless tragedy. She turns to high-profile trial lawyer, Zachary Blake. Together, they dare to fight city hall. Will police lie to protect the status quo? 'Small Great Things' meets 'The Hate U Give' in Mark M. Bello's explosive new social justice legal thriller, Betrayal in Black.

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Betrayal of Justice Audiobook

Betrayal of Justice

Author: Mark M. Bello Narrator: Lee Alan Release Date: August 2020

Zachary Blake returns. And who stands between his client and justice? THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES In this second heart-stopping installment of the Zachary Blake Legal Thriller Series, Zack is fresh off his epic legal battle with the church’s clandestine evil forces in Betrayal of Faith. If you enjoyed the political angst of All the President’s Men or the realistic courtroom scenes of The Verdict, you will love this political-legal action thriller, where super trial lawyer Zack Blake takes on new, even more, powerful foes: The New President—Hero of bigots and white supremacists everywhere—he promises to rid America of its “Muslim scourge” and “Make America Pure Again.” The White Nationalist—Anti-Muslim, white supremacist bigot who plans an explosive event to honor his ‘exalted new leader.’ The Client—Arya Khan, a young Muslim-American woman falsely accused of murdering the evil bigot who firebombed her neighborhood mosque. In a divided America, Arya becomes the centerpiece of the new president’s bigoted promise to his base. Can Blake defeat the power of the presidency and prove his young client’s innocence? What readers are saying about Betrayal of Justice: ***** “Great Second Novel of the Zachary Blake Legal Thriller Series.” ***** “Fantastic as Always! Bello Scores Again!” ***** “Great Political Fiction.” ***** “As Pertinent as the Morning News.”

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Sting Like A Butterfly Audiobook

Sting Like A Butterfly

Author: Paul Coggins Narrator: Joe Barrett Release Date: August 2020

King of the courtroom, Cash McCahill, has been framed. Ace criminal attorney Cash McCahill makes two potentially fatal mistakes. First, he agrees to represent a cartel kingpin, who lays down an ultimatum of win or else. Not even an acquittal will save Cash if his second mistake surfaces. His affair with the client's wife turns him into the perfect pawn to take a fall for the cartel. Falsely convicted of jury tampering, he must survive a prison teeming with enemies and navigate the more dangerous world on the outside in order to clear his name, regain his law license, and return to his only real home-the courtroom.

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Judge and Jury Audiobook

Judge and Jury

Author: William Bernhardt Narrator: William Bernhardt Release Date: August 2020

This time, Dan’s putting everything on the line. Will his dangerous scheme reveal a killer…or cause a fatal injustice?Defense lawyer Daniel Pike believes he’s closer than ever to proving his late father was no murderer. But with key witnesses snuffed out and his archnemesis pulling all the strings to ensure no one talks, his frustration is about to boil over. His only remaining option is a high-stakes gamble to force the arrogant powerbroker onto the witness stand. Risking the wrath of a ruthless cartel, Pike relentlessly pursues the evidence he desperately needs. But as he uncovers his own family’s shocking history and navigates a blossoming romance, the determined attorney finds himself back in the courtroom on the losing end of the biggest case of his life with many lives hanging in the balance—because someone has become judge, jury...and executioner. Will Pike’s pursuit of justice destroy him when he learns the tragic truth? Judge and Jury is the sensational fifth novel in the Daniel Pike Legal Thriller Series. If you like David-versus-Goliath stories, stunning twists and turns, and genius court moves, then you’ll love William Bernhardt’s gripping fight. Buy Judge and Jury and uncover the truth today!

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Bleak House (Unabridged) Audiobook

Bleak House (Unabridged)

Author: Charles Dickens Narrator: Brian Morris Release Date: July 2020

Dickens' grandest, most virtuosic achievement, Bleak House combines two tales: the story of wealthy Lady Dedlock, recounted in the third person, and that of penniless Esther Summerson, told in her own words. The haughty noblewoman and the orphan are connected by the court case Jarndyce and Jarndyce, a tangle of disputed wills and disrupted inheritance that has tied up the High Court of Chancery for decades. Inspired by an actual court case that dragged on for more than 50 years, Dickens drew upon his own experiences as a law clerk and plaintiff to enliven his novel, which remains utterly contemporary in its portrait of a system invested in making business for itself at the expense of its plaintiffs. In addition to its complex and compelling portrayal of the English judiciary, Bleak House is also a brilliant detective story in which a police officer, Inspector Bucket, uncovers a richly plotted tale of secrets, murder, and mystery.

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Betrayal in Black Audiobook

Betrayal in Black

Author: Mark M. Bello Narrator: Lee Alan Release Date: July 2020

Pulled over in America? When you're white, you might get a ticket. When you're black, you might end up dead. In a fictional Michigan town, a man is pulled over by the local police. The driver wonders: “What did I do wrong?” The officer asks for I.D.; the driver casually mentions he legally carries a gun. The officer panics—confusion reigns—shots ring out—an innocent man lays bleeding to death and the incident is captured on video. The shooting becomes the national headline—the dead man is black—the shooter is white. A community is thrown into chaos. Protestors on both sides of the racial divide take to the streets. A widow struggles to make sense of senseless tragedy. She turns to high-profile trial lawyer, Zachary Blake. Together, they dare to fight city hall. Will police lie to protect the status quo? 'Small Great Things' meets 'The Hate U Give' in Mark M. Bello's explosive new social justice legal thriller, Betrayal in Black.

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Anatomy of a Murder Audiobook

Anatomy of a Murder

Author: Robert Traver Narrator: Jason Culp Release Date: June 2020

First published by St. Martin's in 1958, Robert Traver's Anatomy of a Murder immediately became the number-one bestseller in America, and was subsequently turned into the successful and now classic Otto Preminger film. It is is not only the most popular courtroom drama in American fiction, but one of the most popular novels of our time. A gripping tale of deceit, murder, and a sensational trial, Anatomy of a Murder is unmatched in the authenticity of its settings, events, and characters. A Macmillan Audio production from St. Martin's Griffin 'The characters are as fresh as when they were first created, the tension high, and the cross- examinations and legal chicanery full of suspense. The novel is simply what it says on the cover. A classic.' - Tangled Web

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Betrayal of Faith Audiobook

Betrayal of Faith

Author: Mark M. Bello Narrator: Lee Alan Release Date: June 2020

“Betrayal of Faith” is an award-winning novel by Mark M. Bello. It is a riveting story of a lawyer’s struggle for redemption, a sinister organization’s attempt at a cover-up, and a mother’s fight for justice for her sons.Zachary Blake is a down-on-his-luck lawyer with little hope of turning his career around. That is until Jennifer Tracey calls with the case of a lifetime against one of the world’s largest religious organizations. Jennifer discovers that the parish priest has harmed her two sons. She recalls the attorney who handled her husband’s industrial accident case – Zachary Blake. But Blake is not the same man he was three years ago; he has fallen on hard times, divorced and living case-to-case, handling traffic tickets. Despite some reservations, Jennifer takes a chance on him.As Blake and his private investigator, Micah Love, dig deeper into the case, they discover a clandestine, sinister organization within the church tasked with the responsibility of taking care of such incidents quickly and quietly, at all cost. Traveling across state line, Blake discovers that two families have disappeared after an encounter with the same priest; and the one person who may provide some answers has died under mysterious circumstances. While the courtroom drama heats up, the action outside the courtroom spirals out of control.Will Blake be able to resurrect his troubled career and obtain the justice Jennifer seeks for her kids? Or will the church, the Coalition, and its mysterious leader circumvent justice and cover up the depraved acts of this rogue priest?Betrayal of Faith is dedicated to survivors of abuse and the lawyers and advocates who fight for the justice these victims deserve.This legal novel tells a tale of unimaginable greed, power, and unspeakable acts of betrayal; Bello keeps you guessing until the end.WHO WILL LIKE IT: Fans of legal thrillers and suspense crime novels, especially readers who enjoy John Grisham, Steve Martini, and Scott Turow books.

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A Good Marriage Audiobook

A Good Marriage

Author: Kimberly Mccreight Narrator: George Newbern, Karissa Vacker, Sarah Zimmerman Release Date: May 2020

Brought to you by Penguin. **Soon to be an Amazon Prime series** The perfect life. The perfect neighbourhood. The perfect murder. Welcome to Park Slope, where everyone has something to hide… When young lawyer Lizzie gets a call for help from an old friend accused of murdering his wife, she reluctantly says yes. Zach is the chief suspect in his wife, Amanda’s, murder but there’s no way he could be guilty – is there? The further Lizzie dives into the glossy world of Brooklyn’s Park Slope, the more she realises that things don’t add up. Zach doesn’t know the most basic details of his wife’s past, and Amanda’s friends barely know he exists. And in uncovering the truth, Lizzie will be forced to confront dark secrets that lie at the heart of her own once perfect marriage… 'McCreight is a master of misdirection – even if you've already read a lot of domestic thrillers, you'll be shocked by her jaw-dropping twists. Clear a spot next to Big Little Lies and The Couple Next Door – A Good Marriage is just as edgy and just as good.' APPLE BOOKS 'Expertly blends domestic drama with a gripping murder mystery.... Filled with credible plot twists and realistically flawed characters, McCreight's page-turner presses readers to question everything they think makes a 'good' marriage. This will stay with the reader long after the finish.' PUBLISHERS WEEKLY 'McCreight expertly weaves multiple plot threads with a few sly red herrings, paving the way to a series of surprising, and satisfying, reveals. A smartly plotted and altogether successful union of legal thriller and domestic suspense.' KIRKUS 'Filled with emotional urgency, sharp insights and profound revelations, Kimberly McCreight's newest novel is a marvel – both a compelling mystery and a discerning exploration of love and marriage.' JEAN KWOK, author of SEARCHING FOR SYLVIE LEE 'Part legal thriller, part domestic suspense, pure page turner, this is a novel that will have you questioning everything you thought you knew about marriage.' MARY KUBICA, author of THE OTHER MRS 'Absolutely, positively riveting. I could not put this down! Kimberly McCreight has crafted a captivating, thrilling story that bolts out of the gate at a breakneck speed and never misses a step.' TAYLOR JENKINS REID, author of DAISY JONES AND THE SIX 'Full of dark secrets and surprising twists, A Good Marriage explores what lies beneath the surface of friendships, families, and communities. A captivating psychological thriller that gripped me from beginning to end.' MEGAN MIRANDA, author of THE LAST HOUSE GUEST 'I loved A Good Marriage, a fast-paced page-turner that combines the complexity of a legal thriller with the emotional resonance of domestic suspense. You won't be able to put it down!' LISA SCOTTOLINE, author of SOMEONE KNOWS © Kimberley McCreight 2020 (P) Penguin Audio 2020

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