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New Arrivals - Audio Books
A young rising star in the legal world lands the job of a lifetime when he takes a position at a prestigious law firm. Despite a little uneasiness, things seem to be going well. Unfortunately, though, an FBI probe puts this young lawyer in the middle of a dangerous nightmare, which includes some dark and sinister secrets within the firm.
Attracted to a talented police lieutenant who serves as Savannah's top hostage negotiator, Duncan Swift endeavors to become a part of Phoebe MacNamara's solitary life in both her personal and professional arenas.
As the madness, which happens for seven days every seven years, prepares to descend upon the town of Hawkins Hollow, three men bound by blood and three woman bound by ancestry to a demon join forces to stop the terror from beginning again.
Chronicling the life of Jane Eyre, this first-person narrative follows Jane from her time as a young orphan through her eventual marriage. With an abusive childhood spent in the hands of a hateful adopted family, and a tortured adolescence spent under the tutelage of a hypocritical headmaster, Jane eventually finds happiness and satisfaction in her marriage to the ugly yet passionate Rochester.
The death of a prominent businessman in 2060 New York prompts Lieutenant Eve Dallas to seek assistance from her billionaire husband, an investigation that proves complicated when clues suggest that the killer had been known by the victim's family.
Captain Ann Campbell, a West Point graduate, is the pride of Fort Hadley until, one morning, her body is found, naked and bound, on the firing range. Paul Brenner is a member of the Army's elite undercover investigative unit and the man in charge of this politically explosive case--and he is about to learn just how many people were involved with the Army's "golden girl." And how the neatly pressed uniforms and honor codes of the military hide a corruption as rank as Ann Campbell's shocking secret life.
It is called zero point energy, and it really exists--a state of energy contained in all matter everywhere, and thus all but unlimited. Nobody has ever found a way to tap into it, however--until one scientist discovers a way. Or at least he thinks he has. The problem is, his machines also cause great earthquakes, even fissures in tectonic plates. One machine is buried deep underground; the other is submerged in a vast ocean trench. If Kurt Austin and Joe Zavala and the rest of the NUMA team aren't able to find and destroy them, and soon, the world will be on the threshold of a new era of earth tremors and unchecked volcanism.
Boston in 1775 is an island city occupied by British troops after a series of incendiary incidents by patriots who range from citizens to vigilantes. After the Boston Tea Party, British and American soldiers and Massachusetts residents have maneuvered around each other until April 19, when violence erupts at Lexington and Concord. In June, with the city cut off from supplies by a British blockade and Patriot militia poised in siege, skirmishes give way to war in the Battle of Bunker Hill.
It was a "million-dollar bullet," a sniper shot delivered from over a mile away. Its victim was no ordinary mark: he was a United States citizen, targeted by the United States government, and assassinated in the Bahamas. The nation's most renowned investigator and forensics expert, Lincoln Rhyme, is drafted to investigate. While his partner, Amelia Sachs, traces the victim's steps in Manhattan, Rhyme leaves the city to pursue the sniper himself. As details of the case start to emerge, the pair discovers that not all is what it seems. When a deadly, knife-wielding assassin begins systematically eliminating all evidence-including the witnesses-Lincoln's investigation turns into a chilling battle of wits against a cold-blooded killer.
In May, 1863, Union troops under the command of Major General Ulysses S. Grant at long last successfully cross the Mississippi River. They force the remnants of Confederate Lieutenant General John C. Pemberton's army to retreat to Vicksburg. But after sustaining heavy casualties and two failed assaults against the rebels, Union soldiers are losing confidence and morale is low. Grant reluctantly decides to lay siege to the city, trapping soldiers and civilians alike inside an iron ring of Federal entrenchments. Ten days later, the Southerners finally surrender, yielding command of the Mississippi River to the Union forces and marking a crucial turning point in the Civil War.
As Christmas approaches, Detective Harry Hole investigates the murder of a Salvation Army singer, who turns out to have been shot by mistake.
A novel about how people love, how they take care of each other, and how choices made today can resonate through future generations. Author Khaled Hosseini gives listeners a multi-generational family story revolving around siblings and how they love, betray, hurt, honor, and would do anything for one another.
Eight years after Andrea ''Andy'' Sachs quit working for devilish boss Miranda Priestly at Runway Magazine, she is on top of the world: running her own magazine, ''The Plunge,'' with Miranda's other ex-assistant and preparing to marry the love of her life. But Andy still finds herself unable to sleep, terrorized by thoughts of coming face-to-face with the wicked Miranda once again. Is it just survivor's syndrome? Or is Andy's fear a premonition of things to come?
When a local woman tells Sergeant Hamish Macbeth that she doesn't remember what happened the previous evening, he doesn't begin to worry. She had been out drinking, after all, and he'd prefer not to be bothered with such an arrogant and annoying woman. But when her body is discovered, Hamish is forced to investigate.
On a cold and snowy night in 1910, Ursula Todd is born to an English banker and his wife. Ursula dies before she can draw her first breath. On that same cold and snowy night, Ursula Todd is born, lets out a lusty wail, and embarks upon a life that will be, to say the least, unusual. For as she grows, she also dies, repeatedly, in a variety of ways, while the young century marches on towards its second cataclysmic world war. Does Ursula's apparently infinite number of lives give her the power to save the world from its inevitable destiny? And if she can -- will she?
A week after giving birth, Lindsay Boxer is investigating two cases--a grisly murder where the main suspect is an NFL player, and an eccentric professor who thinks his dreams of a murder are real.
"In this follow-up to Plugged, Colfer adds an entirely new chapter to the adventures and misadventures of Daniel McEvoy, the down-on-his-luck Irish bouncer at a seedy New Jersey bar who, with the help of a motley crew of unlikely characters, solved a bizarre string of murders--including the one of the girl he loved. But people around him continue to die mysteriously, and Daniel is called into action once again"--Container.
After learning the devastating reason why vampire hunk Eric Northman has been cooling on their relationship, clairvoyant waitress Sookie Stackhouse becomes embroiled in a shocking murder that sends all of Bon Temps reeling.
While investigating the murder of a well-respected barrister who was found dead at a seedy hotel in Crystal Palace, Detective Inspector Gemma James and her partner, Detective Sergeant Melody Talbot, begin to question everything they think they know about their world and those they trust most.
Under the reign of Louis XV, corruption and intrigue have been allowed to blossom in France, and Justin Alastair, the notorious Duke of Avon and proud of his nickname "Satanas," flourishes as well. Then, in a dark Parisian back alley, he encounters Léon, an urchin with strangely familiar looks, fleeing his cruel brother. The Duke buys him, intending to use the youth in a scheme of revenge against an old enemy, the Comte de St. Vire--especially when Léon turns out to be the girl Léonie. Set in the mid-1700s, amid the splendours of Versailles and the dignified mansions of England, romance between the two blossoms, along with nerve-wracking suspense as the Comte and the Duke vie for the future of the girl.
Embarking on a walking tour from Seattle to Key West after the losses of his wife and business, Alan Christoffersen meets a series of people on his journey who impart lessons in love, sacrifice, and forgiveness until a crisis threatens his healing progress.
Living on opposite coasts and preparing to see their children depart for school, two women, the wives of frequently traveling husbands, are shattered by a devastating secret that brings them together and tests their beliefs about forgiveness.
Raised as a sister to Margo and Laura at the grandiose Templeton house, businesswoman Kate Powell faces a professonal impropriety and a dark secret from her past that forces her to search deep within herself.
After all the uproar over his grandparents' secrets and his younger sister's engagement, Roman Keim can't wait to head to Pinecraft, the Amish snowbird community in Florida for a week's vacation. The warm weather is a welcome respite from the bleak Ohio winters, and Roman is ready for a break from the drama. But the condominium next door is home to a young widow, Amanda, and her daughter, Regina, and it soon becomes apparent that there's something special brewing between Roman and Amanda. There's something attractive about Roman that Amanda can't deny. But in the two years since Wesley died, she's never looked at another man. She certainly doesn't intend to get married again. As the week comes to a close, however, she knows she's given Roman part of her heart in spite of her attempt to remain distant. Regina seems to have fallen in love too. Is there hope for a second chance at love for Amanda, or will Roman return to Ohio and forget about the two sweet girls who have captured his heart?
While celebrating their anniversary in Italy, amateur sleuth/caterer Faith Fairchild and her husband, the Reverend Tom Fairchild, find murder on the itinerary when a new acquaintance is killed in the Eternal City and someone tries to sabotage her former assistant's new cooking school in Florence.