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No Woods So Dark as These Audiobook

No Woods So Dark as These

Author: Randall Silvis Narrator: Graham Winton Release Date: August 2020

There are good reasons to fear the dark... Former Sergeant Ryan DeMarco's life has been spent in defiance-he's defied death, loneliness, and betrayal all while fighting the worst parts of humanity. He's earned a break, and following the devastation of their last case, DeMarco and his girlfriend Jayme want nothing more than to live quietly in each other's company. To forget the horrors they've experienced and work on making each other whole again. But dreams of a peaceful life together are shattered when two bodies are discovered in a smoldering car in the woods, and another is found brutally mutilated nearby. Much as he'd like to leave the case to his former colleagues, dark forces are at play and DeMarco cannot escape the vortex of lies, betrayal, and desperation. He and Jayme are dragged back into the fray, where they must confront the shady dealings of a close-knit rural community. In the highly-anticipated fourth installment in his critically-acclaimed series, Randall Silvis returns with a case that might break Ryan DeMarco for good.

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A Price to Pay Audiobook

A Price to Pay

Author: Paul Gitsham Narrator: Malk Williams Release Date: August 2020

If you play with fire, you’re going to get burned… It should be an easy solve: a murder in broad daylight with two eyewitnesses. But the victim is the son of a notorious local crime family who has a habit of hitting on other men’s wives; the witnesses are Serbian nationals who speak limited English. For DCI Warren Jones, this is his most challenging case yet. As the suspects pile up, the victim’s family work to protect their son’s memory by destroying any evidence that could betray his criminal past – or might have led to his killer. Somehow Warren must uncover the truth about the murder – but there are secrets at the heart of the case more dangerous than anyone could have imagined, and the fallout could tear Warren’s team apart… Readers LOVE A Price to Pay! ‘Kept me hooked till the last page… Gripping… Kept me guessing till the last surprise… An excellent read that I strongly recommend.’ NetGalley reviewer, 5 stars ‘A great story from start to finish!’ NetGalley reviewer, 5 stars ‘Rollercoaster of a read where the action never stops… An excellent addition to the series… Definitely recommended.’ NetGalley reviewer, 5 stars ‘Brilliant as always. Definitely a series worth reading.’ NetGalley reviewer, 5 stars The DCI Warren Jones series 1 The Last Straw 2 No Smoke Without Fire Blood is Thicker than Water (Novella) 3 Silent as the Grave A Case Gone Cold (Novella) 4 The Common Enemy A Deadly Lesson (Novella) 5 Forgive Me Father At First Glance (Novella) 6 A Price to Pay

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A Desperate Place: A McKenna and Riggs Novel Audiobook

A Desperate Place: A McKenna and Riggs Novel

Author: Jennifer Greer Narrator: Kirsten Potter Release Date: August 2020

When the body of famous actress Niki Francis is unearthed from its shallow grave, the small town of Medford, Oregon is alarmed, but not shook. After all, there should be plenty of motives and suspects-Niki had fame, wealth, looks. The kill was targeted and premeditated, and it's about her celebrity...or so they thought.Whit McKenna is licking her wounds, working as a reporter for the local Medford rag. Fresh from a harrowing assignment for her previous post at the L.A. Times, which cost her her husband, Whit must pull herself together for the sake of her two daughters. The wound has hardly begun to scab when she's called to cover the murder, so she teams up with her best friend, medical-examiner Katie Riggs. Then two more victims turn up, completely disconnected from one another, and McKenna loses all hope of a breakthrough.Rather than clarity, the possible suspects and motives become scrambled. But time is running out, and each front-page article McKenna writes brings her closer to a killer who will stop at nothing to realize a deadly vision.

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Dead Man Dancing: A Bad Axe County Novel Audiobook

Dead Man Dancing: A Bad Axe County Novel

Author: John Galligan Narrator: Samantha Desz Release Date: August 2020

In this sequel to the “gritty, brash, and totally gripping” (The Real Book Spy) thriller Bad Axe County, Sheriff Heidi Kick is investigating an illicit cage fighting ring with ties to white nationalism when her husband suddenly goes missing. It’s a time for celebration in Bad Axe County as the town gathers for the annual Syttende Mai—or Norwegian Independence Day—festival. During this rollicking family-oriented event filled with dancing and food, Sheriff Heidi Kick discovers a dark and shocking event—a migrant worker has been savagely beaten but refuses to explain what happened. Then, a sudden murder of a band member shatters the festival. Something is deeply wrong in Bad Axe County. As she looks for answers, Heidi plunges into a secret underworld where high-stakes cage fights double as combat training for the White Nationalist movement. Then all hell breaks loose for Heidi when her husband disappears and a secret he’s been keeping from Heidi is revealed. A timely portrait of the deep divisions and simmering tensions brewing in our country today, Dead Man Dancing takes you into the dark heart of a movement defined by violence and hate. Featuring John Galligan’s signature “striking prose, engaging characters” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review), and unforgettable twists and turns, Dead Man Dancing is a breathless thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seat.

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The Wheat Field Audiobook

The Wheat Field

Author: Steve Thayer Narrator: Corey M. Snow Release Date: August 2020

The New York Times bestselling author Steve Thayer introduces Deputy P. A. Pennington of the Kickapoo Falls, Wisconsin, Sheriff's Department, in a gripping novel of sex, politics, and betrayal-where the lust for power leads a war-wounded young man through the explosive secrets of a small town in the presidential election year of 1960. Michael and Maggie Butler are found naked and dead in a Wisconsin wheat field, murdered by two vicious shotgun blasts. But no one gets murdered in Kickapoo Falls, a peaceful, picturesque vacation retreat on the edge of the Wisconsin Dells, home of the politically powerful Kickapoo Gunn Club. Deputy Pennington is convinced the answer lies back in the wheat field. But the town's ruling elite closes ranks and turns on him as he zeroes in on the truth. What appears to be a husband-wife murder-suicide soon opens doors into a deadly conspiracy set for election night.

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The Innocent Dead Audiobook

The Innocent Dead

Author: Lin Anderson Narrator: Sally Armstrong Release Date: August 2020

The Innocent Dead is a gripping crime novel by Lin Anderson featuring forensic scientist Rhona MacLeod who must solve the case of a young girl who went missing forty-five years ago. Mary McIntyre's disappearance tore the local community apart, inflicting wounds that still prove raw for those who knew her. So when the present-day discovery of a child’s remains are found in a peat bog south of Glasgow, it seems the decades-old mystery may finally be solved. Called in to excavate the body, forensic scientist Rhona MacLeod uses the advances made in forensic science since Mary’s vanishing to determine what really happened all those years ago . . . and who was responsible. One key person had been Karen Marshall who was devastated by her best friend’s abduction. Questioned by the police at the time had led to a dead end and the case soon went cold. Now the news of the discovered body brings the nightmares back. But added to that, memories long-buried by Karen are returning, memories that begin to reveal her role in her friend’s disappearance and perhaps even the identity of the killer . . .

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Goddess of the North Audiobook

Goddess of the North

Author: Georgina Kamsika Narrator: Zehra Jane Naqvi Release Date: August 2020

Detective Inspector Sara Nayar is a goddess. Literally. A Hindu goddess accidentally brought to England during Queen Victoria's reign. Working now as a police detective, Sara survives on humanity's innate faith in law and order. Sheffield is a city of many gods, however, and when Sara witnesses a murder, she knows the perpetrator is divine. As a goddess of order, she must solve the crime before the god can kill again, but thousands of years living as a human has left her spiritually weak. Vulnerable in ways she hasn't felt since leaving India, Sara fights to balance her mortal and immortal lives as the murders around her escalate. And with tensions amongst her fellow divinity on the rise, Sara is running out of time. If she can't restore order and find balance in the chaos, the city itself might pay the price. Set in a vividly realized Northern city, where gods coexist with a balance of faith, Goddess of the North is a thrilling urban fantasy steeped in multicultural mythology. A murder mystery at heart, it's an exploration of identity, love, faith, and the transformative powers of self-acceptance.

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An Accidental Corpse Audiobook

An Accidental Corpse

Author: Helen A. Harrison Narrator: Pete Cross Release Date: August 2020

On the night of August 11, 1956, in the East Hampton hamlet of Springs, Jackson Pollock crashed his car into a tree, killing himself. Pollock, the world-renowned abstract painter and notorious alcoholic, also killed his 24-year old passenger Edith Metzger in the crash...or did he? Metzger's autopsy reveals that she was already dead before the crash. Murdered? Perhaps. This shocking disclosure draws vacationing Detective Juanita Diaz and her husband, Captain Brian Fitzgerald of the NYPD, into a homicide investigation that implicates famous members of East Hampton's art community, including Pollock himself.

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Abgenagt - Kommissar Kempff kommt auf den Hund - Küsten-Krimi (Ungekürzt) Audiobook

Abgenagt - Kommissar Kempff kommt auf den Hund - Küsten-Krimi (Ungekürzt)

Author: Christian Gailus Narrator: Sebastian Walch Release Date: August 2020

Im Wald am Timmendorfer Strand werden menschliche Überreste entdeckt - mit einer markanten Verletzung, die eindeutig auf Mord hinweist. Als kurz darauf ein weiteres Skelett in gleichem Zustand entdeckt wird, muss Kommissar Kempff ran. Dieser findet heraus, dass es in dem beschaulichen Ostsee-Ferienort eine jahrzehntelange, erbitterte Familienfehde gab. Bis die beiden 'Clanoberhäupter' vor fünfundzwanzig Jahren plötzlich verschwanden ... Doch durch Kempffs Ermittlungen entflammt der Streit erneut und es verschwinden weitere Menschen. Kann der Kommissar den Fall rechtzeitig lösen, bevor die Fehde weitere Opfer fordert? Nach seinem ersten Fall um einen Haiangriff am Timmendorfer Strand hat 'Ostseehasser' Jan Kempff die Lübecker Bucht in sein Herz geschlossen - und steckt schon mittendrin in der nächsten Ermittlung.

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Aspire to Die: An Oxford Murder Mystery Audiobook

Aspire to Die: An Oxford Murder Mystery

Author: M S Morris Narrator: Esther Wane Release Date: August 2020

Lust. Ambition. Murder. When a beautiful, wealthy student is found dead in her room in Oxford's most prestigious college, Detective Inspector Bridget Hart is called to investigate. The murdered girl appeared to have no enemies, yet was killed in a brutal and bloody assault. Haunted and driven by her own personal tragedy, newly promoted DI Bridget Hart has a lot to prove as she leads her first murder case. Her investigation uncovers a tangled web of lies, lust and ambition, and brings her into conflict with powerful interests. But no one can be above suspicion within the closed and claustrophobic confines of an Oxford college, where students and academics live and work side by side, and a ruthless killer waits to strike again.

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The Last First Time Audiobook

The Last First Time

Author: Andrea Bramhall Narrator: Henrietta Meire Release Date: August 2020

When Gina Temple decides to go Christmas shopping for her girlfriend, Detective Sergeant Kate Brannon, in the Norfolk town of King's Lynn, it seems like an easy enough task. If only life were that simple. A split-second event, months in the planning, tips their safe world upside-down. In this twisting lesbian thriller, Kate's subsequent investigation leads her down the rabbit hole, where innocent people are targets, and has repercussions that will reverberate for a long, long time. Meanwhile, as the two women grow closer, things get even more complicated. Life seems determined to throw obstacles in their path. Will things ever feel normal again? Contains mature themes.

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Am Tatort bleibt man ungern liegen - Kommissar Jennerwein ermittelt, Band 12 (ungekürzt) Audiobook

Am Tatort bleibt man ungern liegen - Kommissar Jennerwein ermittelt, Band 12 (ungekürzt)

Author: Jörg Maurer Narrator: Jörg Maurer Release Date: August 2020

Der Tod hält alle Schlüssel in der Hand Schön sah das alte Feuerrad am Holzhaus der Rusches im idyllisch gelegenen Kurort aus. Aber jetzt liegt Alina Rusche tot in ihrem Garten, erschlagen vom herabgestürzten Rad. Kommissar Jennerwein ist überzeugt, dass es sich um Mord handelt. Doch warum musste die Putzfrau sterben? Hatte sie bei ihrer Arbeit Dinge erfahren, die gefährlich waren? Jennerwein befragt pikierte Honoratioren und redselige Ladenbesitzer. Als er entdeckt, dass Alina in der KurBank geputzt hat, führt die Spur zum legendär sicheren Schließfachraum. Hier ruhen versteckt und verriegelt genügend Geheimnisse, für die sich ein Mord lohnt. Jennerwein ermittelt in alle Richtungen. Das einzige, was er dabei nicht erahnt, ist der nächste Tatort ...

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