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COLLARED

COLLARED

Earphones Award Winner

by David Rosenfelt | Read by Grover Gardner

Macmillan Audio
Mystery & Suspense

With neighborly ease and a sly wit, one of audio's true originals, Grover Gardner, again gives voice to David Rosenfelt's bestselling amateur sleuth and dog lover, Andy Carpenter. In this sixteenth outing, a dog that was abducted more than two years earlier mysteriously shows up at the door of our hero's rescue foundation, That development sends Andy and his crew on a desperate... Read More

DANGEROUS MINDS

DANGEROUS MINDS Knight and Moon, Book 2

by Janet Evanovich | Read by Lorelei King

Random House Audio
Mystery & Suspense

The unforgettable Emerson Knight and Riley Moon return for a nonstop adventure in this entertaining audiobook. Lorelei King narrates their incredible journey across the country as they join forces with a mismatched set of characters, including a Buddhist monk and Emerson's playboy cousin, Vernon, to find an island that has mysteriously disappeared. King effectively portrays the... Read More

FITNESS JUNKIE

FITNESS JUNKIE

by Lucy Sykes, Jo Piazza | Read by Susan Bennett

Random House Audio
Fiction

In this zany send-up of our health-conscious culture, Janey is given an ultimatum from her business partner to lose weight or lose her role as CEO of a couture wedding dress company. Susan Bennett's comedic and heartfelt narration is sure to delight listeners. Janey eschews her workaholic life for a world in which produce has a PR agent and fitness trends like consuming clay,... Read More

JANE OF AUSTIN

JANE OF AUSTIN

Earphones Award Winner

by Hillary Manton Lodge | Read by Kate Handford

Dreamscape
Romantic Fiction

Narrator Kate Handford will win listeners over with this sweet and charming performance. Jane of Austin is a contemporary retelling of the classic SENSE AND SENSIBILITY. Jane and her two sisters, Ceila, recovering from heartbreak, and Margot, still in school, move their business and lives to Austin, Texas, from their home in California after their shop is bought out. The... Read More

THE LATE SHOW

THE LATE SHOW

by Michael Connelly | Read by Katherine Moennig

Hachette Audio
Mystery & Suspense

Michael Connelly, master of the LA-based police procedural, launches a new series introducing Detective Renée Ballard. On the graveyard shift, a.k.a. "the late show," Ballard lands two cases--a vicious assault of a transgender woman and a mass shooting at a nightclub--that she'll risk her career and life to solve. Narrator Katherine Moennig's delivery perfectly complements... Read More

LOVEMURDER

LOVEMURDER Valerie Hart, Book 2

Earphones Award Winner

by Saul Black | Read by Christina Delaine

Macmillan Audio
Mystery & Suspense

This is the second audiobook in the Valerie Hart series, but new listeners are quickly brought up to speed. Valerie, a homicide detective, is called to the scene of a murder that bears all the hallmarks of a killer she got sent to prison six years earlier. Christina Delaine narrates this complicated story of violence, sex, and suspense at a breakneck pace. Delaine demonstrates... Read More

MATCHUP

MATCHUP

by Lee Child [Ed.], Sandra Brown, C.J. Box, Kathy Reichs, et al. | Read by Laura Benanti, Dennis Boutsikaris, Gerard Doyle, Linda Emond, January LaVoy, Robert Petkoff, Jay O. Sanders, CJ Wilson, Karen Ziemba

Simon & Schuster Audio
Fiction

This audiobook is a cornucopia of bestselling thriller authors, iconic characters, and top-notch narrators. Each of the 11 short stories is cowritten by two popular writers and features protagonists from their previous works teaming up. Add a host of talented narrators into the mix, and the result is an eclectic, wholly unique audio experience for thriller enthusiasts and those... Read More

MIDNIGHT AT THE ELECTRIC

MIDNIGHT AT THE ELECTRIC

Earphones Award Winner

by Jodi Lynn Anderson | Read by Jorjeana Marie, Bailey Carr, Fiona Hardingham

Harper Audio
Young Adult

A trio of narrators portrays the three heroines in this novel, which nicely integrates its subplots. Jorjeana Marie animates cold 17-year-old Adri, who is orphaned and bound for Mars in 2065. While living with a distant cousin, Adri discovers the writings of two ancestors, and her prickly detachment turns to curiosity, then caring. Bailey Carr reads the emotional journal of... Read More

THE PAINTED QUEEN

THE PAINTED QUEEN

Earphones Award Winner

by Elizabeth Peters, Joan Hess | Read by Barbara Rosenblat

Harper Audio
Mystery & Suspense

When Elizabeth Peters (Egyptologist Barbara Mertz) died in 2013, she left a partially finished manuscript. Thanks to mystery writer Joan Hess, who completed the manuscript, and the remarkable Barbara Rosenblat, fans can rest assured that the Peabody-Emerson clan is in more-than-capable hands. The family gathers in Cairo for the season and, as Amelia soaks in her bath, a man... Read More

THE SECRET DIARY OF HENDRIK GROEN

THE SECRET DIARY OF HENDRIK GROEN

Earphones Award Winner

by Hendrik Groen, Hester Velmans [Trans.] | Read by Derek Jacobi

Hachette Audio
Biography & Memoir

The humble diary of a gentleman who is fighting depression in the twilight of his life is masterfully brought to life by Derek Jacobi's outstanding narration. It's a treat to listen to Jacobi's rich voice and musical intonation as they carry the listener through Hendrik's year as he makes new friends and fights bureaucracy and boredom, carrying on through fear and loss and... Read More

THE STORY OF ARTHUR TRULUV

THE STORY OF ARTHUR TRULUV

by Elizabeth Berg | Read by Elizabeth Berg

Recorded Books
Fiction

Author Elizabeth Berg takes a wistful but hopeful tone in narrating her audiobook. Three lonely people come together to create a family, and Berg voices them as only the writer as narrator can, opening their interior lives for the listener. Arthur, Maddy, and Lucille are invisible because of their age or unpopularity. When they are seen, they're vulnerable to slights and jabs... Read More

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