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Audiobooks Narrated by Laural Merlington

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  1. Troy: Our Greatest Story Retold Audiobook Troy: Our Greatest Story Retold
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  2. A Christmas to Remember: The enchanting new novel from Sunday Times bestselling author Anton Du Beke Audiobook A Christmas to Remember: The enchanting new novel from Sunday Times bestselling author Anton Du Beke
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  3. A Del of a Life: The hilarious new memoir from the national treasure Audiobook A Del of a Life: The hilarious new memoir from the national treasure
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  4. Hungry: The Highly Anticipated Memoir from One of the Greatest Food Writers of All Time Audiobook Hungry: The Highly Anticipated Memoir from One of the Greatest Food Writers of All Time
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  5. I Wish It Could Be Christmas Every Day Audiobook I Wish It Could Be Christmas Every Day
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  6. Ghosts Audiobook Ghosts
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  7. Rag-and-Bone Christmas Audiobook Rag-and-Bone Christmas
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  8. 19th Christmas: (Women's Murder Club 19) Audiobook 19th Christmas: (Women's Murder Club 19)
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  9. Why Mummy’s Sloshed: The Bigger the Kids, the Bigger the Drink Audiobook Why Mummy’s Sloshed: The Bigger the Kids, the Bigger the Drink
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  10. Tomorrow Will Be A Good Day: My Autobiography Audiobook Tomorrow Will Be A Good Day: My Autobiography
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Body Parts Audiobook

Body Parts

Author: Caitlin Rother Narrator: Laural Merlington Release Date: September 2020

On a chilly November afternoon in 1998, a tearful thirty-six-year-old man walked into the Humboldt County Sheriff's Department in Eureka, California, and confessed to something horrible. 'I hurt some people,' he said. Inside his pocket was the ghastly proof of his statement. But there was more to Wayne Adam Ford than the trail of mangled victims he left behind. More, even, than the twisted predator inside, which drove him to increasingly perverse sexual appetites. Pulitzer-nominated author Caitlin Rother draws on previously sealed testimony, interviews with the key players in the case, and the killer's shocking confession to explore the demons that drove a damaged man to his unspeakable crimes. Her book is a haunting, unforgettable true-life thriller.

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Digging Up the Remains Audiobook

Digging Up the Remains

Author: Julia Henry Narrator: Laural Merlington Release Date: September 2020

Between hosting a haunted house on her lawn, serving on the town's 400th Anniversary Planning Committee, and prepping for the Fall Festival's 10k fundraiser, Lilly has her hands full. She doesn't have time for prickly newspaper reporter Tyler Crane, who's been creeping around town, looking for dirt on Goosebush's most notable families...until he's found dead on the race route moments before the start.An unfortunate accident? Or did Tyler unearth a secret that someone in Goosebush is willing to kill to keep? By planting nasty rumors and cultivating fear, Tyler sowed a fair share of ill will during his brief time in town. Weeding through the suspects will be thorny, but Lilly and her Garden Squad are determined to root out the autumnal assassin before the Fall Festival flops.

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Candy Slain Murder Audiobook

Candy Slain Murder

Author: Maddie Day Narrator: Laural Merlington Release Date: September 2020

Christmas cheer has sent the griddle into overdrive at Robbie Jordan's popular country store and cafe. And this year, there's a new seasonal special to feast on: murder! As December sweeps through South Lick, Indiana, Robbie's life seems merry and bright like the string lights glistening around town. But strange happenings signal a bumpy ride into the holidays. First a man raises eyebrows at Pans 'N Pancakes when he claiming to be the long-lost half-brother of Robbie's assistant. Then a fire destroys the home of a controversial anesthesiologist, exposing skeletal remains in his attic. Helplessly intrigued, all Robbie wants for Christmas is to stop her winter wonderland from becoming a real nightmare. With a decades-old mystery taking shape, can she run as fast as she can in pursuit of a killer who's harder to crack than a stale gingerbread man?

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Truth and Justice Audiobook

Truth and Justice

Author: Fern Michaels Narrator: Laural Merlington Release Date: August 2020

Fern Michaels is a national treasure, and her latest in the Sisterhood series finds the stalwart friends bringing justice-and hope-to families devastated by a greedy con artist. The Sisterhood: a group of women from all walks of life bound by friendship and a quest for justice. Armed with vast resources, top-notch expertise, and a loyal network of allies around the globe, the Sisterhood will not rest until every wrong is made right. When Alexis Thorn and Joe Esposito encounter a young woman sobbing alone in a restaurant, they step into action and offer their comfort and sympathy. They soon learn that the woman's husband was recently killed in action in Afghanistan. Before he reported for duty, they took steps to preserve their chances of having children. But when Bella visits the fertility clinic, she discovers her eggs are no longer there-and the circumstances are beyond suspicious. Heartbroken at this tale of shattered hopes, Alexis recruits the Sisterhood to investigate. Soon they uncover a con artist on an obsessive mission. Tracking the culprit behind such a cruel scheme won't be easy. But with their combined grit, courage, and determination to overcome any obstacle, the Sisterhood will make sure that this story ends on a note of triumph . . .

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Native American History For Dummies Audiobook

Native American History For Dummies

Author: Dorothy Lippert, Ph.D., Stephen J. Spignesi Narrator: Laural Merlington Release Date: July 2020

Call them Native Americans, American Indians, indigenous peoples, or first nations-a vast and diverse array of nations, tribes, and cultures populated every corner of North America long before Columbus arrived. Native American History For Dummies reveals what is known about their pre-Columbian history and shows how their presence, customs, and beliefs influenced everything that was to follow. This straightforward guide breaks down their ten-thousand-plus year history and explores their influence on European settlement of the continent. You'll gain fresh insight into the major tribal nations, their cultures and traditions, warfare and famous battles; and the lives of such icons as Pocahontas, Sitting Bull, and Sacagawea. You'll discover: ● How and when the Native American's ancestors reached the continent ● How tribes formed and where they migrated ● What North America was like before 1492 ● How Native peoples maximized their environment ● Pre-Columbian farmers, fishermen, hunters, and traders

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Baby Boomers and Beyond: Tapping the Ministry Talents and Passions of Adults over 50 Audiobook

Baby Boomers and Beyond: Tapping the Ministry Talents and Passions of Adults over 50

Author: Amy Hanson Narrator: Laural Merlington Release Date: July 2020

This book seeks to alert the reader to the explosion of older adults that is fast hitting our world and the opportunities as well as challenges that this presents for the Christian community. The reader will be challenged to let go of many old stereotypes regarding aging and embrace a new paradigm that sees older adults as active, healthy and capable of making significant contributions.   This book will:  Debunk the myths of aging that keep us from fully embracing the potential of people in lifes second half,   Explain who the aging Boomer is so that people can effectively minister with them, and Suggest how to re-invent ministry with older adults with a focus on unleashing them to serve and make an impact on churches and congregations. 

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Ada Blackjack: A True Story of Survival in the Arctic Audiobook

Ada Blackjack: A True Story of Survival in the Arctic

Author: Jennifer Niven Narrator: Laural Merlington Release Date: June 2020

In September 1921, four young men and Ada Blackjack, a diminutive twenty-five-year-old Eskimo woman, ventured deep into the Arctic in a secret attempt to colonize desolate Wrangel Island for Great Britain. Two years later, Ada Blackjack emerged as the sole survivor of this ambitious polar expedition. This young, unskilled woman-who had headed to the Arctic in search of money and a husband-conquered the seemingly unconquerable north and survived all alone after her male companions had perished. Following her triumphant return to civilization, the international press proclaimed her the female Robinson Crusoe. But whatever stories the press turned out came from the imaginations of reporters: Ada Blackjack refused to speak to anyone about her horrific two years in the Arctic. Only on one occasion-after charges were published falsely accusing her of causing the death of one her companions-did she speak up for herself. Jennifer Niven has created a compelling history of this remarkable woman, taking full advantage of the wealth of first-hand resources about Ada that exist, including her never-before-seen diaries, the unpublished diaries from other primary characters, and interviews with Ada's surviving son. Ada Blackjack is more than a rugged tale of a woman battling the elements to survive in the frozen north-it is the story of a hero.

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Nacho Average Murder Audiobook

Nacho Average Murder

Author: Maddie Day Narrator: Laural Merlington Release Date: June 2020

Robbie Jordan is temporarily leaving Pans 'N Pancakes, her country store in South Lick, Indiana, to visit Santa Barbara, California-where wildfire smoke tinges the air, but a more immediate danger may lie in wait . . . While looking forward to her high school reunion back in California, Robbie's anticipation is complicated by memories of her mother's untimely death. At first, she has fun hanging out with her old classmates and reuniting with the local flavors-avocados, citrus, fish, and spicy Cali-Mex dishes. But then she gets wind of rumors that her mother, an environmental activist, may not have died of natural causes. With the help of friends, Robbie starts clearing the smoke surrounding the mystery-but what she finds could make it hard to get back to Indiana alive . . .

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Murder, She Wrote: The Murder of Twelve Audiobook

Murder, She Wrote: The Murder of Twelve

Author: Jessica Fletcher Narrator: Laural Merlington Release Date: May 2020

Still staying at the Hill House hotel while her beloved home is being rebuilt, Jessica Fletcher finds herself sharing the space for a weekend with a dozen members of a wedding party who have gathered there for a rehearsal dinner. The families of the bride and groom can't stand each other but have agreed to put aside years of long-simmering tension to celebrate the nuptials. Unfortunately, weather forecasters underestimated the severity of a storm that turns into a historic blizzard that dumps nearly five feet of snow on Cabot Cove, leaving everyone stranded. But the hotel guests have bigger things to worry about than bad weather conditions and potential cold feet, because a murderer has shown up uninvited-one who has vowed to take them down one by one...

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One Mighty and Irresistible Tide: The Epic Struggle Over American Immigration, 1924-1965 Audiobook

One Mighty and Irresistible Tide: The Epic Struggle Over American Immigration, 1924-1965

Author: Jia Lynn Yang Narrator: Laural Merlington Release Date: May 2020

The idea of the United States as a nation of immigrants is at the core of the American narrative. But in 1924, Congress instituted a system of ethnic quotas so stringent that it choked off large-scale immigration for decades, sharply curtailing arrivals from southern and eastern Europe and outright banning those from nearly all of Asia. In a riveting narrative filled with a fascinating cast of characters, from the indefatigable congressman Emanuel Celler and senator Herbert Lehman to the bull-headed Nevada senator Pat McCarran, Jia Lynn Yang recounts how lawmakers, activists, and presidents from Truman through LBJ worked relentlessly to abolish the 1924 law. Through a world war, a refugee crisis after the Holocaust, and a McCarthyist fever, a coalition of lawmakers and activists descended from Jewish, Irish, and Japanese immigrants fought to establish a new principle of equality in the American immigration system. Their crowning achievement, the 1965 Immigration and Nationality Act, proved to be one of the most transformative laws in the country's history, opening the door to nonwhite migration at levels never seen before-and changing America in ways that those who debated it could hardly have imagined.

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Building America: The Life of Benjamin Henry Latrobe Audiobook

Building America: The Life of Benjamin Henry Latrobe

Author: Jean H. Baker Narrator: Laural Merlington Release Date: April 2020

An English emigre who became America's first professional architect, Benjamin Henry Latrobe put his stamp on the built landscape of the new republic. Latrobe contributed to such iconic structures as the south wing of the US Capitol building, the White House, and the Navy Yard. He created some of the early republic's greatest neoclassical interiors, including the Statuary Hall. As a young man, Latrobe was apprenticed to both a leading architect and civil engineer in London, studied the European continent's architectural and engineering monuments, worked on canals, and designed private houses. After the death of his first wife, he was bankrupt and emigrated to the United States in 1796 to restart his career. For the new nation with grand political expectations, he intended buildings and engineering projects to match those aspirations. Like his patron Thomas Jefferson, Latrobe saw his neoclassical designs as a way to convey American democracy. He envisioned his engineering projects as a way to unite the nation and improve public health. Building America masterfully narrates the life and legacy of a key figure in creating an American aesthetic in the new United States.

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Nobody's Child: A Tragedy, a Trial, and a History of the Insanity Defense Audiobook

Nobody's Child: A Tragedy, a Trial, and a History of the Insanity Defense

Author: Susan Nordin Vinocour Narrator: Laural Merlington Release Date: March 2020

A powerful and humane exploration of the history of the 'insanity defense,' through the story of one poignant case. When a three-year-old child was found with a head wound and other injuries, it looked like an open-and-shut case of second-degree murder. Psychologist and attorney Susan Vinocour agreed to evaluate the defendant, the child's mentally ill and impoverished grandmother, to determine whether she was competent to stand trial. Even if she had caused the child's death, had she realized at the time that her actions were wrong or was she legally 'insane'? What followed was anything but an open-and-shut case. Nobody's Child traces the legal definition of 'insanity' back to its inception in Victorian Britain nearly two hundred years ago, from when our understanding of the human mind was in its infancy, to today, when questions of race, class, and ability so often determine who is legally 'insane' and who is criminally guilty. Vinocour explains how 'competency' and 'insanity' are creatures of a legal system, not of psychiatric reality, and how, in criminal law, the insanity defense has too often been a luxury of the rich and white.

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