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Audiobooks Narrated by G. Valmont Thomas

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  1. Little Secrets Audiobook Little Secrets
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  2. Winning the War in Your Mind: Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life Audiobook Winning the War in Your Mind: Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life
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  3. Shelter in Place Audiobook Shelter in Place
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  4. People Like Us Audiobook People Like Us
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  5. The Secret Keeper of Jaipur Audiobook The Secret Keeper of Jaipur
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  6. What Happened to You?: Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing Audiobook What Happened to You?: Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing
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  7. The Squiggly Career: Ditch the Ladder, Discover Opportunity, Design Your Career Audiobook The Squiggly Career: Ditch the Ladder, Discover Opportunity, Design Your Career
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  8. Virgin River Audiobook Virgin River
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  9. Life's Too Short Audiobook Life's Too Short
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  10. False Witness Audiobook False Witness
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Roadwork Audiobook

Roadwork

Author: Stephen King Narrator: G. Valmont Thomas Release Date: January 2016

Only Stephen King, writing as Richard Bachman, can imagine the horror of a good and angry man who fights back against bureaucracy when it threatens to destroy his vitality, home, and memories. "Under any name King mesmerizes the reader" ( Chicago Sun-Times ). Barton Dawes is standing in the way of progress when his unremarkable but comfortable existence suddenly takes a turn for the worst. A new highway extension is being built right over the laundry plant where he works-and right over his home. The house he has lived in for twenty years and where he created loving memories with his family. Dawes isn't the sort of man who will take an insult of this magnitude lying down. His steadfast determination to fight the inevitable course of progress drives his wife and friends away while he tries to face down the uncaring bureaucracy that has destroyed his life. But before the city paves over that part of Dawes's life, he's got one more party to throw-and it'll be a blast. What happens when one good (and angry) man fights back...and then some? This #1 national bestseller includes an introduction by Stephen King on "The Importance of Being Bachman."

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Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention Audiobook

Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention

Author: Manning Marable Narrator: G. Valmont Thomas Release Date: March 2011

Years in the making-the definitive biography of the legendary black activist. Of the great figure in twentieth-century American history perhaps none is more complex and controversial than Malcolm X. Constantly rewriting his own story, he became a criminal, a minister, a leader, and an icon, all before being felled by assassins' bullets at age thirty-nine. Through his tireless work and countless speeches he empowered hundreds of thousands of black Americans to create better lives and stronger communities while establishing the template for the self-actualized, independent African American man. In death he became a broad symbol of both resistance and reconciliation for millions around the world. Manning Marable's new biography of Malcolm is a stunning achievement. Filled with new information and shocking revelations that go beyond the Autobiography, Malcolm X unfolds a sweeping story of race and class in America, from the rise of Marcus Garvey and the Ku Klux Klan to the struggles of the civil rights movement in the fifties and sixties. Reaching into Malcolm's troubled youth, it traces a path from his parents' activism through his own engagement with the Nation of Islam, charting his astronomical rise in the world of Black Nationalism and culminating in the never-before-told true story of his assassination. Malcolm X will stand as the definitive work on one of the most singular forces for social change, capturing with revelatory clarity a man who constantly strove, in the great American tradition, to remake himself anew.

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And If I Die: The Black or White Chronicles, Book Three Audiobook

And If I Die: The Black or White Chronicles, Book Three

Author: John Aubrey Anderson Narrator: G. Valmont Thomas Release Date: June 2010

Anderson concludes his powerful trilogy about the ongoing battle between forces of evil and the good Christian citizens of a 1968 Mississippi community. Mose Washington and his "grandson," Bill, are still on the lam after fleeing Cat Lake, where Bill's mom was brutally slain years earlier. Hiding out under assumed names, Bill is enrolled at North Texas State University and learning to ride bulls, while Mose continues to protect Bill from the evil he knows hunts them incessantly. When a dangerous and determined assassin hired by an enemy closes in, Bill's faith is challenged to a point where even Mose's devoted guidance can't seem to save him. What was once just part of a bedtime prayer becomes an all too-real consideration for both men: And if I die...? Praise for Abiding Darkness: "Anderson is adept at leaving the reader hanging at the end of each chapter with intriguing portents of the next plot twist...."-Publishers Weekly

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The Zebra Murders: A Season of Killing, Racial Madness, and Civil Rights Audiobook

The Zebra Murders: A Season of Killing, Racial Madness, and Civil Rights

Author: Bennett Cohen, Prentice Earl Saunders Narrator: G. Valmont Thomas Release Date: December 2009

This true-crime police procedural is the riveting story of the racially-motivated serial killings that terrorized San Francisco from 1973 to 1974 and how they were solved. Code named the Zebra Murders, the case involved a series of random violent attacks by African-American men against whites, resulting in fifteen deaths. Author Prentice Earl Sanders, the SFPD's first African-American police chief and one of the lead detectives on the case, takes us back through his investigation as he tried to determine whether the murders were to be considered mere serial killings or acts of political terror. At the same time, he describes the racial discrimination within the police force and how that influenced his investigation. The Zebra Murders is a fascinating look at an era of social and political turbulence and how justice was sought amidst its most violent eruptions.

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Lost Songs: The Hidden Stories: Book 5 of Maps in a Mirror Audiobook

Lost Songs: The Hidden Stories: Book 5 of Maps in a Mirror

This final volume of Orson Scott Card's five-volume anthology of short works features the 'hidden stories,' including his first published piece, some tales about Mormon family life and other stylistic departures, and several stories that were later developed into acclaimed novels such as Ender's Game, Songmaster, Invasive Procedures, and the Tales of Alvin Maker series. Watch Card craft a paranoid thriller, a spoof of 'serious' contemporary literature, an epic narrative poem, and much more. Card includes background commentaries for each story in his afterwords. Stories include: Ender's Game; Mikal's Songbird; Prentice Alvin and the No-Good Plow; Malpractice; Follower; Hitching; Damn Fine Novel; Billy's Box; The Best Family Home Evening Ever; Bicicleta; I Think Mom and Dad Are Going Crazy, Jerry; and Gert Fram. 'One of the genre's most convincing storytellers. An important volume; for most libraries.''Library Journal

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Wedgewood Grey: The Black or White Chronicles, Book Two Audiobook

Wedgewood Grey: The Black or White Chronicles, Book Two

Author: John Aubrey Anderson Narrator: G. Valmont Thomas Release Date: November 2009

Fifteen years after the notorious War at Cat Lake, Missy Parker, the child who stood in the center of the demonic war, now lives in Texas with her husband, Pat. But Satan's minions remain at Cat Lake, waiting. On a bleak night in April, 1960, evil is aroused. An innocent black woman is attacked by a mob of white men. Old Mose Washington confronts the men with a twelve-gauge shotgun, and people die. When the dawn comes, Mose is a fugitive, diligently pursued by an FBI agent who is unprepared to accept the nature of the forces at work here. Missy and Pat rush home to the Delta to find that the forces of darkness have been eagerly anticipating her return. So begins the second battle in the War at Cat Lake in this compelling story of the conflict between the physical and spirit worlds played out in the lives of Missy Parker and Mose Washington.

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Ghost of a Flea Audiobook

Ghost of a Flea

Author: James Sallis Narrator: G. Valmont Thomas Release Date: May 2009

The mystery of Lew Griffin is revealed in this concluding novel of an honored series. In his old house in uptown New Orleans, Griffin is alone. His relationship with Deborah is falling apart; his son, David, had disappeared again. And Lew is directionless: he hasn't written anything in years, he no longer teaches. Now he stands in a dark room, staring out the window. Behind him, on the bed, is a body. He thinks if he doesn't speak, doesn't think about what happened, somehow things will be all right. In a story that is as much about identity as it is about crime, Sallis's enthralling series about a black man moving through time in a white man's world has held up the mirror to society and culture as it set Lew Griffin to the task of discovering who he is. This brilliant final volume will resonate in readers' minds long after the story is finished.

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2666 Audiobook

2666

Composed in the last years of Roberto Bolaño's life, 2666 was greeted across Europe and Latin America as his highest achievement, surpassing even his previous work in its strangeness, beauty, and scope. Its throng of unforgettable characters includes academics and convicts, an American sportswriter, an elusive German novelist, and a teenage student and her widowed, mentally unstable father. Their lives intersect in the urban sprawl of Santa Teresa-a fictional Juárez-on the U.S.-Mexico border, where hundreds of young factory workers, in the novel as in life, have disappeared. "...think of David Lynch, Marcel Duchamp (both explicitly invoked here) and the Bob Dylan of 'Highway 61 Revisited,' all at the peak of their lucid yet hallucinatory powers."-Janet Maslin, New York Times

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Bluebottle Audiobook

Bluebottle

Author: James Sallis Narrator: G. Valmont Thomas Release Date: April 2009

As Lew Griffin leaves a New Orleans music club with an older white woman he's just met, someone fires a shot and Lew goes down. When he comes to, Griffin discovers that most of a year has gone by since that night. What happened? Who was the woman? Which of them was the target? Who was the sniper? There are too many pieces missing, too few facts, and a powerful need to know why a year has been stolen from his life. Weaving Griffin's search for identity—one of the recurring themes in this magnificent series—with a sensuous portrait of the people and places the define New Orleans, Sallis continues not only to unravel Griffin's past but to map his future…and our own. Bluebottle continues the mysterious journey begun in The Long-Legged Fly and demonstrates the growing mastery of one of America's finest crime fiction stylists.

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Eye of the Cricket Audiobook

Eye of the Cricket

Author: James Sallis Narrator: G. Valmont Thomas Release Date: March 2009

Lew Griffin is a survivor, a black man in New Orleans, a detective, a teacher, a writer. Having spent years finding others, he has lost his son'and himself'in the process. Now, a derelict has appeared in a New Orleans hospital claiming to be Lewis Griffin and displaying a copy of one of Lew's novels. It is the beginning of a quest that will take Griffin into his own past while he tries to deal in the present with a search for three missing young men. Somewhere in the underbelly of the Crescent City, there are answers and more questions; there are threats and the promise of salvation; and there is a dangerous descent into the alcoholic haze that marked Griffin's younger days, as well as the possibility of rising from it redeemed.

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Black Hornet Audiobook

Black Hornet

Author: James Sallis Narrator: G. Valmont Thomas Release Date: December 2008

A sniper appears in 1960s New Orleans, a sun-baked city of Black Panthers and other separatists. Five people have been fatally shot. When the sixth victim is killed, Lew Griffin is standing beside her. He's black and she's white, and though they are virtual strangers, it is left to Griffin to avenge her death, or at least to try and make some sense of it. His unlikely allies include a crusading black journalist, a longtime supplier of mercenary arms and troops, and bail bondsman Frankie DeNoux. Yet it is the character of Lew Griffin that takes center stage, as in each of Sallis's highly praised books. He is by now, in this prequel, well on the way to becoming what he will be; violent, kind, contradictory, alcoholic. Both naïve and wise, he is a man cursed by unspeakable demons, yet seemingly encircled by redemptive angels awaiting an opening. "[A] grim, utterly absorbing novel.... Sallis's New Orleans sparkles gaudily even in the passionate economy of his prose, marked by such arresting images as that of 12-string blues shot through with the amber from the dregs of a shot glass."-Publishers Weekly

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Moth Audiobook

Moth

Author: James Sallis Narrator: G. Valmont Thomas Release Date: November 2008

Lew Griffin has quit the detective business and withdrawn to the safety of his old home in New Orleans' Garden District, where he copes with his past by transforming it into fiction. But following the death of a close friend, he returns to the streets-not only the urban ones he has conquered, but also those of the rural South that he escaped long ago-to search for the runaway daughter he didn't know that his friend had. Griffin discovers that we rarely know anyone, even those closest to us. And he now finds that he must also face two things he most fears: memories of his parents and his own relationship with his now-vanished son. "There is danger, violence, suspense; there are characters so vivid as to be documentaries in miniature and milieus as perceived by all the senses....The reader has to hope the remarkable biography of Lew Griffin will continue."-Los Angeles Times

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