New Arrivals · Audiobooks—Fiction

June 24, 2016
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

The pursuit [sound recording]

June 23, 2016
Evanovich, Janet, author.
©2016, ℗2016
6 audio discs (7 hr., 21 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Scott Brick.
Unabridged.
Compact disc.
"Janet Evanovich, author of the blockbuster Stephanie Plum novels, and Lee Goldberg, writer for the Monk television show, team up once again in their rollicking, New York Times bestselling Fox and O'Hare series! Nicolas Fox, international con man, thief, and one of the top ten fugitives on the FBI's most-wanted list, has been kidnapped from a beachfront retreat in Hawaii. What the kidnapper doesn't know is that Nick Fox has been secretly working for the FBI. It isn't long before Nick's covert partner, Special Agent Kate O'Hare, is in hot pursuit of the crook who stole her con man. The trail leads to Belgium, France, and Italy, and pits Nick and Kate against their deadliest adversary yet: Dragan Kovic, an ex-Serbian military officer. He's plotting a crime that will net him billions. and cost thousands of American lives. Nick and Kate have to mount the most daring, risky, and audacious con they've ever attempted to save a major U.S. city from a catastrophe of epic proportions. Luckily they have the help of an eccentric out-of-work actor, a bandit who does his best work in the sewers, and Kate's dad, Jake. The pressure's on for Nick and Kate to make this work--even if they have to lay their lives on the line. The fifth in the bestselling Fox and O'Hare suspense series that "[mixes] humor from Evanovich and Goldberg's books with the intricate cons seen in the best episodes of Mission: Impossible"-- Provided by publisher.

A sinful calling [sound recording] : a Reverend Curtis Black novel

June 23, 2016
Roby, Kimberla Lawson, author.
[Ashland, OR] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., [2016]
7 audio discs (8 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Maria Howell and Peter Jay Fernandez.
Unabridged.
Compact discs.
"Two years ago, to everyone's surprise, Dillon Whitfield Black, the secret son of Reverend Curtis Black, boldly moved back home, married a woman named Raven, decided he was going to become a minister and then founded a church right in the center of his living room. Today he's pastor of an 1000-plus-member congregation, and new members are joining weekly. Sadly, behind closed doors, Dillon is far from being a saint. Dillon has become more like the man his father was thirty years ago consumed with money, power and lots of women. His family may have forgiven him, but they continue to keep their distance. Not Alicia, though. This daughter of Curtis Black joins Dillon's congregation, leaving her father's church behind. The family has forgiven Alicia for marrying Levi Cunningham, the former drug dealer she had an affair with, but once Alicia realizes they will never fully accept Levi, she decides to see her family less and less. But when Raven decides she wants a higher position in the church and Alicia hides a devastating secret, the entire family is affected in ways they don't see coming. In the end, no one will be able to trust anyone and for very good reason."-- Provided by publisher.

Here's to us [sound recording] : [a novel]

June 23, 2016
Hilderbrand, Elin, author.
℗2016
11 audio discs (approximately 12.5 hr.) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Erin Bennett.
Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Celebrity chef Deacon Rowe is struggling with addiction, depression and not one, but two, scandals. As summer nears, he travels to the idyllic Eastern bluff of Nantucket, where he takes his own life. In the shocking wake of Deacon's suicide, his first wife and childhood sweetheart, Laurel Rowe, sets out to gather Deacon's far-flung family, including Deacon and Laurel's son, and Deacon's other ex-wives and children, on the island.

Fire bound [sound recording]

June 22, 2016
Feehan, Christine.
Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, p2016.
11 sound discs (13 hr., 15 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Narrated by Carol Monda.
Unabridged.
Compact disc.
Flame-haired Lissa Piner is a skilled glassblower whose delicate gift conceals a burning inner strength that can destroy as exquisitively as it can create. Commissioned to design chandeliers for a string of luxury hotels, her remarkable skills have taken her to Italy. But Lissa's real mission there is a secret. For her entire life has been a lie, leading to a chance to avenge a terrible wrong. Enlisted as her bodyguard is Casimir Prakenskii, a trained assassin living off the grid. In Lissa, he sees a kindred spirit--something unexpected and wicked, mysterious and sensual. But something more than desire is about to bring them together, because both of their pasts cry out for revenge. And for two people with this many secrets, this much passion and this many enemies, someone is bound to get burned.

The house of secrets

June 15, 2016
Meltzer, Brad, author.
℗2016
9 audio discs (approx. 10 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Scott Brick & January LaVoy.
Title from disc.
Compact discs.
When Hazel Nash was six years old, her father taught her: mysteries need to be solved. He should know. Hazel's father is Jack Nash, the host of America's favorite conspiracy TV show, The House of Secrets. Now, years later, Hazel wakes up in the hospital and remembers nothing, not even her own name. She's told she's been in a car accident that killed her father and injured her brother. But she can't remember any of it, because of her own traumatic brain injury.

Foreign agent [sound recording] : a thriller

June 15, 2016
Thor, Brad.
[New York] : Simon & Schuster Audio, 2016.
9 audio discs [(690 min.)] : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Armand Schultz.
Title from disc.
Compact disc.
In a safe house near the Syrian border, a clandestine American operations team readies to launch a dramatic mission months in the making. Their target: the director of Social Media for ISIS, Abu Muslim al-Naser. Loaded with action, this globetrotting, pulse-pounding thriller masterfully weaves espionage and counterterrorism into a captivating adventure.

Locker hero

June 10, 2016
Russell, Rachel Renée, author.
New York, NY : Simon & Schuster Audio, [2016]
3 audio discs (approximately 3 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Kyle Beltran.
Title from disc label.
Compact discs.
Max is about to face the scariest place he's ever been-South Ridge Middle School! He has been home-schooled by his grandmother until now, and he's begged his parents to finally let him start attending public middle school. He's starting to question that choice, though, with the Thomas Silver Problem. As in, Thomas Silver keeps stuffing Max in his locker.

End of watch [sound recording]

June 8, 2016
King, Stephen, 1947-
[New York] : Simon & Schuster Audio, [2016] ©2016
12 sound discs (870 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Will Patton.
Title from disc label.
Compact disc.
In Room 217 of the Lakes Region Traumatic Brain Injury Clinic, something has awakened. Something evil. Brady Hartsfield, perpetrator of the Mercedes Massacre, where eight people were killed and many more were badly injured, has been in the clinic for five years, in a vegetative state. According to his doctors, anything approaching a complete recovery is unlikely. But behind the drool and stare, Brady is awake, and in possession of deadly new powers that allow him to wreak unimaginable havoc without ever leaving his hospital room.

The Cavendon luck

June 8, 2016
Bradford, Barbara Taylor, 1933- author.
©2016.
13 sound discs (960 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Anna Bentinck.
Title from disc label.
Compact disc.
Cavendon luck picks up nine years after Cavendon women, in July of 1938. Cecily and Miles, with the help of the whole family, have brought the family and the estate back from the brink of disaster. Now, with the arrival of World War II, Cavendon Hall will face its biggest challenge yet. Intrigue, romance, sorrow, and joy fill this epic saga as the Ingham and Swanns protect each other and the villagers and reveal their true capacity for survival and rebirth.

All summer long : a novel

June 8, 2016
Frank, Dorothea Benton, author.
©2016
9 audio discs (11 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Bernadette Dunne.
Unabridged.
Compact disc.
Olivia, a die-hard New Yorker, has second thoughts about moving to South Carolina, but Nick is excited to be heading home.

City of the lost [sound recording] : a thriller

June 8, 2016
Armstrong, Kelley.
New York : Macmillan Audio, 2016.
11 sound discs (14 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Therese Plummer.
Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Casey Duncan is a homicide detective with a secret: when she was in college, she killed a man. She was never caught, but he was the grandson of a mobster and she knows this crime will catch up to her. Casey's best friend, Diana, is on the run from a violent, abusive ex-husband. When Diana's husband finds her, and Casey herself is attacked shortly after, Casey knows it's time for the two of them to disappear again.

Night shift [sound recording]

June 8, 2016
Harris, Charlaine, author.
©2016
9 audio discs (10.75 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Susan Bennett.
Unabridged.
Compact discs.
At Midnight's local pawnshop, weapons are flying off the shelves, and used in sudden and dramatic suicides right at the main crossroads in town. Who better to figure out why blood is being spilled than the vampire Lemuel, who, while translating mysterious texts, discovers what makes Midnight the town it is. There's a reason why witches and werewolves, killers and psychics, have been drawn to this place. And now they must come together to stop the bloodshed in the heart of Midnight. For if all hell breaks loose, which just might happen, it will put the secretive town on the map, where no one wants it to be.

The darkest torment [sound recording]

June 8, 2016
Showalter, Gena.
Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, p2016.
11 sound discs (13 hr., 45 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Narrated by Max Bellmore.
Unabridged.
Compact disc.
Bound to the king of the underworld, Baden is becoming a heartless assassin, but when he takes Katarina Joelle hostage in order to protect her, he finds that he cannot resist the passion growing between them.

The highwayman [sound recording] : a Longmire story

June 8, 2016
Johnson, Craig, 1961- author.
[Prince Frederick, MD] : Recorded Books, LLC, [2016]
3 audio discs (3.5 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by George Guidall.
Unabridged.
Compact disc.
When Wyoming highway patrolman Rosey Wayman is transferred to the beautiful and imposing landscape of the Wind River Canyon, an area the troopers refer to as no-man's-land because of the lack of radio communication, she starts receiving 'officer needs assistance' calls. The problem? They're coming from Bobby Womack, a legendary Arapaho patrolman who met a fiery death in the canyon almost a half-century ago. With an investigation that spans this world and the next, Sheriff Walt Longmire and Henry Standing Bear take on a case that pits them against a legend.

I almost forgot about you : a novel

June 1, 2016
McMillan, Terry, author, narrator.
©2016.
9 sound discs (11 hr.) : CD audio digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by the author.
Title from disc.
Compact discs.
"Dr. Georgia Young's wonderful life is not enough to keep her from feeling stuck and restless. When she decides to make some major changes in her life, quitting her job as an optometrist, and moving house, she finds herself on a wild journey that may or may not include a second chance at love."--Provided by publisher.

Dishonorable intentions

June 1, 2016
Woods, Stuart, author.
[New York, N.Y.] : Penguin Audio, [2016]
7 audio discs (8 hr.) : CD audio, digital. ; 4 3/4 in..
Read by Tony Roberts.
Title from disc.
Compact discs.
Stone Barrington's latest lady friend is full of surprises, both good and ill. A sensual woman with unexpected desires, Stone finds her revelations in the boudoir extremely agreeable. But on the other hand, she also has some unfinished business with a temperamental man who believes Stone is an intolerable obstacle in the way of his goals.

Tall tail

June 1, 2016
Brown, Rita Mae.
Prince Frederick, Md. : Recorded Books, [2016]
8 sound discs (9 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Narrated by Kate Forbes.
"Returning to Virginia's post-revolutionary history and to characters introduced in Tail Gait, the story follows the Garth sisters and their husbands, neighbors to a brutal slaveholder whose murder at the hands of one of his slaves is neither unexpected nor unwarranted, especially when the impetus was an attack on that slave's wife. The sisters manage to smuggle the fugitive to safety in York, Pennsylvania, while ensuring that the circumstances underlying the entire ordeal stay long buried. Until now. Harry and her animal companions come closer to drawing a link between the past and the present. And in this centuries-spanning caper, they will discover that hiding who you really are may have mortal consequences ... As the questions surrounding"-- Provided by publisher.

Beyond the ice limit

May 26, 2016
Preston, Douglas J., author.
℗2016
9 audio discs (10 hr., 30 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in..
Read by David W. Collins.
Unabridged.
Title from disc label.
Five years ago, the mysterious and inscrutable head of Effective Engineering Solutions, Eli Glinn, led a mission to recover a gigantic meteorite from a remote island off the coast of South America. The mission ended in disaster when their ship, the Rolvaag, foundered in a vicious storm in the Antarctic waters and broke apart, sinking-along with its unique cargo-to the ocean floor. One hundred and eight crew members perished, and Eli Glinn was left paralyzed. But this was not all. The tragedy revealed something truly terrifying: the meteorite they tried to retrieve was not, in fact, simply a rock. Instead, it was a complex organism from the deep reaches of space.

The emperor's revenge [sound recording]

May 26, 2016
Cussler, Clive, author.
©2016.
10 sound discs (11 1/2 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Scott Brick.
Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Juan Cabrillo and the crew of the Oregon face their toughest challenge yet when a violent bank heist during the Monaco Grand Prix decimates the Corporation's accounts. To get the money back, Juan joins forces with an old friend from his days in the CIA so they can track down a rogue hacker and a ruthless former Ukrainian naval officer. It is only after the hunt begins that the enormity of the plan comes into focus: the bank theft is just the first step in a plot that will result in the deaths of millions and bring the world's economies to a standstill. The catalyst for the scheme? A stunning document stolen during Napoleon's disastrous invasion of Russia. But two hundred years later, it may be the thing that brings Europe to its knees.

The island house [sound recording] : [a novel]

May 26, 2016
Thayer, Nancy, 1943-
Grand Haven, MI : Brilliance Audio, 2016.
8 sound discs (10 hr., 7 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Emily Sutton-Smith.
Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Every summer since college, twenty-nine-year-old Jenny has traded the familiarity of the Midwest for the allure of Nantucket. Now an established university professor in Kansas City, she finds herself caught between two lifestyles and two very different men. She chooses Nantucket and the glamorous life she associates with it, unaware that the summer will take an unexpected turn, and she will have to let her heart decide what it truly wants.

Roses are red [sound recording]

May 24, 2016
Patterson, James, 1947-
New York : Hachette Audio, 2016.
7 sound discs (8 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Peter J. Fernandez.
Title from container.
Compact discs.
The 'Mastermind' is behind a series of bank robberies famous for their precise demands and explosive impatience. But when Washington, D.C. homicide detective Alex Cross gets involved, he discovers that this demented criminal has devised a plan far more dangerous and destructive than kidnappings or burglaries.

Troublemaker

May 23, 2016
Howard, Linda, 1950- author.
©2016
12 audio discs (14 hr.): digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Tanya Eby.
Title from disc label.
Compact discs.
For Morgan Yancy, an operative and team leader in a paramilitary group, nothing comes before his job. But when he's ambushed and almost killed, his supervisor is determined to find out who's after the members of his elite squad--and why. Due to worries that this unknown enemy will strike again, Morgan is sent to a remote location and told to lay low and stay vigilant. But between a tempting housemate he's determined to protect and a deadly threat waiting in the shadows, keeping under the radar is proving to be his most dangerous mission yet. The part-time police chief of a small West Virginian mountain town, Isabeau "Bo" Maran finally has her life figured out. She's got friends, a dog, and a little money in the bank. Then Morgan Yancy shows up on her doorstep. Bo doesn't need a mysterious man in her life--especially a troublemaker as enticing and secretive as Morgan.

Boar Island

May 23, 2016
Barr, Nevada, author.
[New York] : Macmillan Audio, [2016]
10 audio discs (11 hr., 47 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in..
Read by Barbara Rosenblat.
Title from disc label.
Compact disc.
Anna Pigeon, in her career as a National Park Service Ranger, has had to deal with all manner of crimes and misdemeanors, but cyber-bullying and stalking is a new one. The target is Elizabeth, the adopted teenage daughter of her friend Heath Jarrod. Elizabeth is driven to despair by the disgusting rumors spreading online and bullying texts. Until, one day, Heath finds her daughter Elizabeth in the midst of an unsuccessful suicide attempt. And then she calls in the cavalry---her aunt Gwen and her friend Anna Pigeon.

Robert B. Parker's Slow burn [sound recording] : a Spenser novel

May 6, 2016
Atkins, Ace, author.
[New York, N.Y.] : Penguin Random House Audio Publishing, [2016]
5 audio discs (6 hr., 30 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Joe Mantegna.
Title from container.
Compact disc.
After an apartment fire kills seven people, including two firemen, firefighter Jack McGee is convinced it was arson. McGee takes the case to Spenser who discovers it may just be one fire in a string of arson murders.

The girl from Summer Hill [sound recording]

May 6, 2016
Deveraux, Jude.
[Westminster, MD] : Books on Tape ; [New York] : Penguin Random House Audio, [2016]
10 sound discs (12 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Emily Rankin.
Title from container.
Compact discs.
Sparks fly as fiery Casey Reddick and brooding Hollywood actor Tate Landers clash in the Virginia summer heat. She made up her mind the moment she met Tate - he's gorgeous, but stuck-up, nothing like his ex-brother-in-law, Devlin who's playing the Wickham to Tate's Darcy in local production of Pride and Prejudice. Casey makes the perfect Elizabeth Bennett. As they rehearse together, however, Casey finds herself attracted to Tate. She's come to love that jolt she gets when they touch - but will she get burned?

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