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The Darkest Glare: A True Story of Murder, Blackmail, and Real Estate Greed in 1979 Los Angeles Audiobook

The Darkest Glare: A True Story of Murder, Blackmail, and Real Estate Greed in 1979 Los Angeles

Author: Chip Jacobs Narrator: Joel Richards Release Date: March 2021

Late-seventies Los Angeles was rampant with killers and shady characters, but all the go-getters at Space Matters saw was possibility. Richard Kasparov was handsome and charismatic; his younger associate, Jerry Schneiderman, brilliant and nerdy. When the pair hired a veteran contractor to oversee construction, the space planning firm they operated out of a hip mansion in LA's Miracle Mile district appeared poised to transform the boundless skyline into their jackpot. After the promising team imploded, however, the orderly lines on their blueprints succumbed to treachery and secrets. To get even, one of the ex-partners launched a murder-for-profit corporation using, among other peculiar sorts, a bantam-sized epileptic with a deadeye shot. The hapless criminals required a number of attempts to execute their first target. Once they did, on a rainy night in the San Fernando Valley, the surviving founder of Space Matters was thrown into a pressure cooker existence out of a Coen Brothers movie. Threatened for money he didn't have, he donned a disguise, survived a heart-pounding encounter at the La Brea Tar Pits, and relied on an ex-Israeli mercenary for protection. In the end, he had to outfox a glowering murderer, while asking if you can ever really know anyone in a town where dirty deals send men to their graves.

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Murder, Take Two Audiobook

Murder, Take Two

Author: Carol J. Perry Narrator: C.S.E. Cooney Release Date: March 2021

When a copycat killer has reporter Lee Barrett brushing up on ancient history, it's a test where failure could be lethal . . . As a Salem, Massachusetts, native, WICH-TV field reporter and amateur sleuth Lee Barrett is well versed in the region's lore. So when the murder of revered local professor Samuel Bond resembles a killing from almost two centuries ago, everyone is on edge. Especially assistant professor Cody McGinnis . . . Not only did Cody have differences with Bond, he even taught a course on the historic murder. And when his fingerprints and ladder are found at the crime scene, the police are certain of his guilt. Cody's family, however, believes otherwise and asks Lee for assistance. Now, with the help of her clairvoyant cat, O'Ryan, her tech-savvy librarian aunt and housemate Ibby, and Pete Mondello, her handsome detective beau, Lee will delve deeper than ever into Salem's past-and into her own psychic gifts-to find the real killer, before someone else is history . . .

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The Good Neighbour Audiobook

The Good Neighbour

Author: R. J. Parker Narrator: Rose Robinson Release Date: March 2021

‘CREEPY!! … I’ve been up all night turning pages and now I can't sleep until daylight’ 5-star reader review He isn’t who you think he is… When Leah Talbot crashes her car one night, she spots a light on in a nearby house and approaches, hoping that someone is home. He is. Charming, handsome, Martin Tate answers the door to the bedraggled and traumatised Leah, inviting her in. Though she’s not there for long, Leah feels an indescribable pull to the man who has helped in her hour of need. But when she returns the next morning to say thank you, it isn’t Martin who answers the door this time. It’s the police. There’s been a brutal murder and the female homeowner is lying dead in a pool of blood upstairs in bed. There’s no sign of Martin… Until he comes looking for Leah. The Good Neighbour is a nerve-shredding domestic suspense thriller of secrets and serial killers perfect for fans of Sharon Bolton and S. E. Lynes. Readers can’t get enough of The Good Neighbour: ‘One of the creepiest ever opening chapters … delivers nailbiting suspense’ Kathleen ‘Sucked me in right from the beginning … It’s rare to read a book that keeps you guessing even when you put it down’ Nicole ‘Had me sitting on the edge of my seat … I couldn’t put it down it was so gripping!’ Amy ‘Addictive, chilling, compelling … I could go on and on. You’ll definitely think twice about knocking at a stranger’s door’ Karena ‘Omg! This fascinatingly riveting page turner makes you anxious, sit at the edge of your seat squirming’ Erin ‘What a wild ride! Great twist at the end’ Nikki ‘A game of cat and mouse that will keep you hooked to the end’ Jay

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Transient Desires Audiobook

Transient Desires

Author: Donna Leon Narrator: David Sibley Release Date: March 2021

Brought to you by Penguin. In his many years as a Commissario, Guido Brunetti has seen all manner of crime and known intuitively how to navigate the various pathways in his native Venice to discover the person responsible. Now, in the thirtieth novel in Donna Leon's masterful series, he faces a heinous crime committed outside his jurisdiction. He is drawn in innocently enough: two young American women have been badly injured in a boating accident, joy riding in the Laguna with two young Italians. However, Brunetti's curiosity is aroused by the behaviour of the young men, who abandoned the victims after taking them to the hospital. If the injuries were the result of an accident, why did they want to avoid association with it? As Brunetti and his colleague, Claudia Griffoni, investigate the incident, they discover that one of the young men works for a man rumoured to be involved in more sinister night-time activities in the Laguna. To get to the bottom of what proves to be a gut-wrenching case, Brunetti needs to enlist the help of both the Carabinieri and the Guardia di Costiera. Determining how much trust he and Griffoni can put in these unfamiliar colleagues adds to the difficulty of solving a peculiarly horrible crime whose perpetrators are technologically brilliant and ruthlessly organised. Donna Leon's thirtieth Brunetti novel is as powerful as any she has written, testing Brunetti to his limits, forcing him to listen very carefully for the truth. © Donna Leon 2021 (P) Penguin Audio 2021

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Grimoires and Gingerbread: A Sugar Shack Witch Mystery Christmas Novella Audiobook

Grimoires and Gingerbread: A Sugar Shack Witch Mystery Christmas Novella

Author: Danielle Garrett Narrator: Amanda Ronconi Release Date: March 2021

Christmas in Winterspell means ice skating, hot cocoa by the barrel, and frosted gingerbread houses. I was almost looking forward to it. The merriment screeches to a halt when two elves show up, claiming to have been sent by Santa himself, on a mission to track down an ancient grimoire. A grimoire with the power of Christmas itself woven through the pages. Without it, Christmas isn't happening, and Santa himself is in grave danger. Could Winterspell hold the key to saving Christmas?

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The Doctor, the Hitman, and the Motorcycle Gang: The True Story of One of New Jersey's Most Notoriou Audiobook

The Doctor, the Hitman, and the Motorcycle Gang: The True Story of One of New Jersey's Most Notoriou

Author: Annie Mccormick Narrator: Kate Zane Release Date: March 2021

He had a license to prescribe and a motive to kill. A prominent New Jersey doctor and members of a notorious outlaw motorcycle gang transform the doctor's office into a drug ring pumping thousands of highly addictive opioid pain pills onto the streets in exchange for cash. Everything was going smoothly until one person discovered their plan: the doctor's wife. When she threatened to divorce him, the doctor's unholy alliance with his partners in crime turned deadly and the doctor hired a hitman to kill her. The Doctor, The Hitman, and The Motorcycle Gang is the true story of the murder of April Kauffman, a beloved and vivacious local radio personality and veterans' advocate who was found shot to death in the bedroom of her home in Linwood, the affluent town just outside Atlantic City, New Jersey, in May of 2012. In the months leading up to her death, she had uncovered a tangled web of deceit surrounding her husband. She feared he was trying to kill her and that he may harm her family. Contains mature themes.

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Rogue Operator Audiobook

Rogue Operator

Author: J. Robert Kennedy Narrator: Adam Barr Release Date: March 2021

IN ORDER TO SAVE THE COUNTRY HE LOVES, DYLAN KANE MUST FIRST BETRAY IT. Three top secret research scientists are presumed dead in a boating accident, but the kidnapping of their families the same day raises questions the FBI and local police can't answer, leaving them waiting for a ransom demand that will never come. Central Intelligence Agency Analyst Chris Leroux stumbles upon the story, and finds a phone conversation that was never supposed to happen. When he reports it to his boss, the National Clandestine Services Chief, he is uncharacteristically reprimanded for conducting an unauthorized investigation and told to leave it to the FBI. But he can't let it go. For he knows something the FBI doesn't. One of the scientists is alive. Leroux makes a call to his childhood friend, CIA Special Agent Dylan Kane, leading to a race across the globe to stop a conspiracy reaching the highest levels of political and corporate America, that if not stopped, could lead to war with an enemy armed with a weapon far worse than anything in the American arsenal, with the potential to not only destroy the world, but consume it.

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The Murder of Kelsey Berreth: A Shocking True Crime Story Audiobook

The Murder of Kelsey Berreth: A Shocking True Crime Story

Author: Rod Kackley Narrator: Tanya Eby Release Date: March 2021

Love & Murder A successful young mother, Kelsey Berreth, vanishes on Thanksgiving Day 2018. Kelsey, a pilot so good she taught the military how to fly, goes shopping at a Safeway store, and simply disappears. Her fiance, Patrick Frazee, says he doesn't have a clue. In fact, he says they broke up just a few days before. He's as mystified as everyone else. But Kelsey's mother, Cheryl, is afraid she knows what happened to her daughter. A task force of FBI and the Colorado Bureau of Investigation agents believe they also know what happened to Kelsey. They have cell phone records and more, including surveillance video and DNA. But they have run into a roadblock. The agents have to get someone close to the killer to flip and turn state's evidence. Are they going to have to do a deal with the devil to find justice for Kelsey Berreth? Contains mature themes.

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Fast Ice Audiobook

Fast Ice

Author: Clive Cussler, Graham Brown Narrator: Scott Brick Release Date: March 2021

Brought to you by Penguin. Kurt Austin races to Antarctica to stop a chilling plot that imperils the entire planet in the latest novel from the Sunday Times bestselling Grand Master of Adventure, Clive Cussler. In the early days of World War II, the infamous German Luftwaffe embark upon an expedition to Antarctica's icy continent. Their mission ends in disaster - its frozen secrets lying forgotten for almost a century . . . When a former NUMA colleague mysteriously disappears, Kurt Austin and his assistant Joe Zavala journey to the freezing edge of the world to investigate. Amidst the perilous waters and frigid temperatures, they soon uncover a terrifying weapon - a man-made, fast-growing ice with the power to usher in a new Ice Age. With a determined madman and a monstrous storm at their heels, Kurt and the NUMA team must unravel the Nazi-era plot, and save the globe from a freeze that would bury it once and for all. Combining knife-edge plotting, globe-trotting intrigue and white-knuckle suspense, Fast Ice delivers another thrilling must-read from the Grand Master of Adventure, Clive Cussler. Praise for Clive Cussler 'The Adventure King' Sunday Express 'Cussler is hard to beat' Daily Mail 'Nobody does it better... nobody!' Stephen Coonts © Clive Cussler, Graham Brown 2021 (P) Penguin Audio 2021

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Dark Sky: Joe Pickett Book 21 Audiobook

Dark Sky: Joe Pickett Book 21

Author: C.J. Box Narrator: David Chandler Release Date: March 2021

#1 New York Times bestseller C.J. Box returns with a new Joe Pickett novel. The governor of Wyoming has given game warden Joe Pickett the thankless assignment of taking a tech baron on a hunting trip. But unbeknownst to them, as they trek further into the wilderness, a hunter is hot on their heels. Joe must rely on his wits and his knowledge of the outdoors to protect himself and his charge. Meanwhile, when Joe's closest friend Nate Romanowski and his own daughter Sheridan learn of the threat to his life, they follow him into the woods to rescue him, and all three come together for one final showdown. 2021 Head of Zeus

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El ladrón de meriendas (Comisario Montalbano 3) Audiobook

El ladrón de meriendas (Comisario Montalbano 3)

Author: Andrea Camilleri Narrator: Javier Portugués Release Date: March 2021

Vuelve el inspector Salvo Montalbano y su particular forma de ver el mundo desde el imaginario pueblo de Vigàta, en Sicilia. Tercera entrega de la serie del comisario que ha conseguido un espacio propio y original en la literatura policiaca contemporánea. Sus anteriores andanzas han trazado su polifacético perfil que, como demuestra esta nueva aventura, está lejos de agotarse en el simple estereotipo. En esta ocasión el comisario debe investigar el asesinato de un comerciante jubilado, cuya amante, una joven tunecina desaparecida tras el crimen, es objeto de todas las sospechas. Sin embargo, las pesquisas guían a Montalbano hacia el turbio mundo de los servicios secretos y su sucia guerra contra el terrorismo internacional. La razón de Estado se ve sometida a su implacable instinto de justicia, «quijotesco» según uno de los agentes secretos. Al mismo tiempo, la trama nos reserva sorpresas inusitadas, como un Montalbano profundamente conmovido por el destino del hijo de la joven acusada hasta el punto de proponerle matrimonio a su tan paciente como lejana compañera Livia. Como todas las obras de Camilleri que tanto disfrutan sus cientos de miles de lectores en todo el mundo, El ladrón de meriendas es un irónico pero tierno recorrido por la cara más humana del homo sapiens, con personajes cuyo realismo surge precisamente de la penetrante y compasiva mirada de don Salvo. El duro universo de la inmigración ilegal, de los barrios populares mediterráneos, de los fríos burócratas al servicio del Estado, o el de la solidaridad femenina aparecen plasmados con pasmosa nitidez en cada una de las escenas de la novela, convirtiéndonos inevitablemente en testigos y cómplices no sólo de la intriga sino también de un entorno que acaba siéndonos sorprendentemente familiar.

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La jurado 272 Audiobook

La jurado 272

Author: Graham Moore Narrator: Fabiola Stevenson Release Date: March 2021

UN THRILLER LEGAL PARA HACER HISTORIA, EN TRADUCCIÓN EN VARIOS PAÍSES Y EN LA LISTA DE MÁS VENDIDOS DE THE NEW YORK TIMES, POR EL GANADOR DEL OSCAR AL MEJOR GUION POR DESCIFRANDO ENIGMA. «Descarga una jeringuilla de adrenalina en el corazón de Doce hombres sin piedad y obtendrás La jurado 272.» A.J. Finn, autor de La mujer en la ventana Jessica, la hija adolescente del gran magnate de Los Ángeles Lou Silver, desaparece mientras volvía a casa del colegio. Su profesor, Bobby Nock, un afroamericano de veinticinco años, se convierte en el principal sospechoso cuando salen a la luz unos mensajes ilícitos que había intercambiado con la alumna y se halla sangre de la víctima en su coche. El proceso judicial se convierte en el más mediático de la última década. La fiscalía cree estar ante un caso sólido y fácil de ganar, pero Maya Seale, una joven que forma parte del jurado popular, está convencida de la inocencia de Bobby y comenzará a influir en el resto de los miembros para declararlo no culpable. Esta controvertida decisión, que cambiará el destino de todos para siempre, es cuestionada diez años después, cuando el caso se reabre y la carrera de Maya, ahora abogada de prestigio, se tambalea. Y también se verán sacudidas las vidas, llenas de secretos, de los jurados y la de la propia familia Silver, mientras se ha perdido todo rastro de Bobby. Inspirándose en su propia experiencia como miembro de un jurado, Graham Moore nos impacta con «un thriller legal desenfrenado con giros ingeniosos y flashbacks sorprendentes. Moore combina con gran destreza la impecable construcción de personajes con revelaciones cada vez más explosivas en una historia que parece hecha para la gran pantalla» (Library Journal). Reseñas: «El thriller imprescindible del año.» The Sunday Express «Una excelente novela que dirige una mirada mordaz al sistema judicial norteamericano, al escrutinio de los medios, al racismo. Moore ha inventado un nuevo canon para los thrillers legales.» Publishers Weekly «Una trama adictiva y un ritmo vertiginoso.» Booklist «El thriller más apasionante que he leído en más de una década.» Sophie Hannah «El ritmo imparable e hipnótico mantiene al lector pegado a las páginas.» Crime Time «Brillante. [...] La trayectoria de Moore como guionista explica lo bien que está construida la trama y la excelente caracterización de los personajes. Thriller del mes.» The Sunday Times «Enormemente entretenido.» The Observer «Un thriller judicial desenfrenado con giros ingeniosos y flashbacks impactantes. [...] Moore combina de manera experta la diestra construcción de personajes con revelaciones cada vez más explosivas en una historia que parece hecha para la gran pantalla.» Library Journal «Enrevesado, rítmico y con un desenlace del que la propia Agatha Christie hubiese estado orgullosa.» Shots E-Mag «Una tensa, emocional, sobresaliente lectura que me enganchó hasta la última página.» Caroline Kepnes «Un picante plato cocinado con intriga, repleto de secretos ocultos y de razones inesperadas.» The New York Tomes Book Review «Menudo tour de force. Mezcla Doce hombres sin piedad con Chinatown y da como resultado algo propio.» Sarah Pinborough, autora de Behind her Eyes

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