New Arrivals · Audiobooks—Fiction

May 28, 2015
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Gone crazy in Alabama

May 27, 2015
Williams-Garcia, Rita, author.
℗2015
6 audio discs (6 3/4 hr.) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Performed by Sisi A. Johnson.
Title from container.
"Tracks every 3 minutes for easy bookmarking"--Container.
Delphine, Vonetta, and Fern are off to Alabama to visit their grandmother Big Ma and her mother Ma Charles. Across the way lives Miss Trotter, Ma Charles' half sister. The two half sisters haven't spoken in years. As Delphine hears about her family history, she uncovers the surprising truth that's been keeping the sisters apart. But when tragedy strikes, Delphine discovers that the bonds of family run deeper than she ever knew possible.

Solitude Creek [sound recording]

May 15, 2015
Deaver, Jeffery.
[New York] : Hachette Audio, 2015.
12 sound discs (14 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by January LaVoy.
Compact disc.
"A Kathryn Dance novel"--Container.
A tragedy occurs at a small concert venue on the Monterey Peninsula. Cries of 'fire' are raised and, panicked, people run for the doors, only to find them blocked. A half dozen people die and others are seriously injured. But it's the panic and the stampede that killed; there was no fire. Kathryn Dance discovers that the stampede was caused intentionally and that the perpetrator, a man obsessed with turning people's own fears and greed into weapons, has more attacks planned.

The forgotten room [sound recording]

May 7, 2015
Child, Lincoln.
[New York] : Random House Audio, 2015.
8 sound discs (9 hr., 45 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Johnathan McClain.
Title from disc labels.
Compact disc.
Jeremy Logan finds himself on the storied coastline of Newport, Rhode Island, where he has been retained by Lux, one of the oldest and most respected think tanks in America. Just days earlier, a series of frightening events took place in the sprawling seaside mansion that houses the organization. One of its most distinguished doctors began acting erratically, violently attacking an assistant in the mansion's library and, moments later, killing himself in a truly shocking fashion.

And sometimes I wonder about you [sound recording]

May 7, 2015
Mosley, Walter.
[New York] : Random House Audio, 2015.
7 sound discs (ca. 9 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Prentice Onayemi.
Title from web page.
Compact disc.
Leonid is approached by an unemployed office manager named Hiram Stent to track down the whereabouts of his cousin, Celia, who is about to inherit millions of dollars from her father's side of the family. Leonid declines the case, but after his office is broken into and Hiram is found dead, he gets reeled into the underbelly of Celia's wealthy old-money family.

A God in ruins : a novel

May 6, 2015
Atkinson, Kate, author.
℗2015
14 audio discs (approximately 16 hr., 30 min.) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Alex Jennings.
Compact discs.
Kate Atkinson's dazzling Life after Life explored the possibility of infinite chances and the power of choices, following Ursula Todd as she lived through the turbulent events of the last century over and over again. A God in Ruins tells the dramatic story of the twentieth century through Ursula's beloved younger brother Teddy--would-be poet, heroic pilot, husband, father, and grandfather--as he navigates the perils and progress of a rapidly changing world. After all that Teddy endures in battle, his greatest challenge is living in a future he never expected to have.

The bone tree [sound recording]

April 30, 2015
Iles, Greg.
[United States] : Harper Collins Publishers, [2015]
26 sound discs (32 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Robert Petkoff.
Title from disc label.
Compact disc.
Penn Cage's father, Dr. Tom Cage, stands accused of murder and each effort to defend him unearths new, shocking secrets. At issue is the murder of Tom's former nurse, Viola Turner. The district attorney is quick to point the finger at Tom, citing his decades-old relationship with Viola. When Tom is taken into custody, Penn must explore the dangerous territory of Tom and Viola's shared history, set squarely in the most harrowing years of civil-rights-era Mississippi.

I, Ripper [sound recording]

April 30, 2015
Hunter, Stephen, 1946-
Grand Haven, MI : Brilliance Audio, p2015.
9 sound discs (11 hr., 16 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Michael Page.
Title from disc label.
Compact disc.
Takes you deep inside the mind of the most notorious serial killer of all time: Jack the Ripper. In the fall of 1888, Jack the Ripper slaughtered five prostitutes in London's seamy Whitechapel District. He did not just kill-he ripped with a butcher's glee-and then, after the particularly gruesome slaying of Mary Jane Kelly, he disappeared. For 127 years, Jack has haunted the dark corners of our imagination, the paradigm of the psychotic killer.

14th deadly sin

April 29, 2015
Patterson, James, 1947- author.
℗2015
6 audio discs (approximately 7.5 hours) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by January LaVoy.
Title from disc label.
Compact discs.
With a beautiful baby daughter and a devoted husband, Detective Lindsay Boxer can safely say that her life has never been better. In fact (for a change), things seem to be going well for all the members of the Women's Murder Club as they gather to celebrate San Francisco Medical Examiner Claire Washburn's birthday. But the party is cut short when Lindsay is called to a gruesome crime scene, where a woman has been murdered in broad daylight. As Lindsay investigates, shocking video footage of another crime surfaces. A video so horrific that it shakes the city to its core. Their faces obscured by masks, the cold-blooded criminals on the tape could be anyone--and now all of Lindsay's coworkers are suspects. As a rash of violence sweeps through San Francisco, and public fear and anger grows, Lindsay and her friends must risk their lives in the name of justice--before it's too late.

History of the rain [sound recording]

April 27, 2015
Williams, Niall, 1958-
[Rothley, Leicestershire, England] : W.F. Howes, Ltd. ; Prince Frederick, MD : Distributed by Recorded Books, p2014.
10 sound discs (11 hr., 15 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Narrated by Jennifer McGrath.
Title from container.
"With tracks every 3 minutes for easy book marking"--Container.
Ruthie Swain, the bedridden daughter of a dead poet, tries to find her father through stories--and through generations of family history in County Clare.

The last kingdom [sound recording]

April 24, 2015
Cornwell, Bernard.
North Kingstown, RI : BBC Audiobooks America, cp2005.
11 sound discs (12 hr., 58 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Tom Sellwood.
Unabridged.
"Sound Library."
"Uhtred is an English boy of 9th century Northumbria, orphaned at ten, adopted by a Dane and taught the Viking ways. Yet Uhtred's fate is bound up with King Alfred, who rules over the last English kingdom, after the Danes overrun the other three. That war, with its massacres, defeats and betrayals, is the background to Uhtred's childhood, and leaves him uncertain of his loyalties. After witnessing a slaughter, he joins the English side just as the Danes launch their fiercest attack yet. Marriage ties him further to Alfred's kingdom, but when his wife and child vanish during a Danish invasion, Uhtred is driven to face the greatest Viking chieftain in a battle beside the sea, and there he discovers his true allegiance"--Container.

One night [sound recording]

April 23, 2015
Dickey, Eric Jerome.
[Westminster, MD] : Books On Tape, [2015]
10 sound discs (ca. 12 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Adenrele Ojo.
Title from container.
Compact discs.
For one night, a couple checks in to an upscale hotel. The pair seem unlikely companions, from opposing strata of society, but their attraction is palpable to all who observe them, or overhear their cries of passion. In the course of twelve hours, con games, erotic interludes, jealousy, violence, and murder swirl around them. Will they part ways in bliss, in sorrow, or in death?

Your next breath [sound recording] : [a novel]

April 23, 2015
Johansen, Iris.
Grand Haven, MI : Brilliance Audio, 2015.
9 sound discs (10 hr., 53 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Elisabeth Rodgers.
Title from container.
Compact disc.
Now that Catherine Ling is building a realtionship with her son Luke, it seems that someone from her past is playing a deadly game with her. And using those she cares about as pawns. Someone is picking off the people Catherine cares about one by one, with the circle narrowing closer and closer to those she loves the most.

Memory man [sound recording]

April 23, 2015
Baldacci, David, author.
℗2015
11 audio discs (approximately 13.5 hr.) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Ron McLarty with Orlagh Cassidy.
Title from container.
Compact discs.
Amos Decker's promising football career was ended by a violent helmet-to-helmet collision. Now a police detective, he is still haunted by a side effect from the injury--he remembers everything, including things he would prefer to forget. One night Decker comes home from a stakeout to find his wife, young daughter, and brother-in-law murdered. As the husband, Amos immediately becomes a prime suspect in the crime, but is subsequently cleared. But when a man turns himself in--more than a year later--and confesses to the crime, Decker seizes his chance to learn what really happened that night. And the truth will stun him.

Gathering prey [sound recording] : [a novel]

April 23, 2015
Sandford, John, 1944 February 23- author.
[New York] : Penguin Audio, [2015]
9 audio discs (11 hr.) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Richard Ferrone.
Title from container.
Compact disc.
"They call them Travelers. They move from city to city, panhandling, committing no crimes they just like to stay on the move. And now somebody is killing them. Lucas Davenport's adopted daughter, Letty, is home from college when she gets a phone call from a woman Traveler she'd befriended in San Francisco. The woman thinks somebody's killing her friends, she's afraid she knows who it is, and now her male companion has gone missing. She's hiding out in North Dakota, and she doesn't know what to do. Letty tells Lucas she's going to get her, and, though he suspects Letty's getting played, he volunteers to go with her. When he hears the woman's story, though, he begins to think there's something in it. Little does he know. In the days to come, he will embark upon an odyssey through a subculture unlike any he has ever seen, a trip that will not only put the two of them in danger but just may change the course of his life" -- provided by publisher.

The guest cottage [sound recording] : [a novel]

April 23, 2015
Thayer, Nancy, 1943-
Grand Haven, MI : Brilliance Audio, 2015.
9 sound discs (10 hr., 42 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Janet Metzger.
Title from container.
Compact disc.
Wendy Anderson is 35, the mother of two children, and happily married-until she discovers her husband Zack has cheated on her. Confused, angry, and lost, she rents a house on Nantucket for two summer months. When she and her children arrive at Isle Stay, she discovers that Trevor Black, 30, recently widowed, and his son Dylan, 5, have also rented the house. Neither one is willing to give up their much-needed vacations, so Wendy and Trevor devise a plan to share the house for the summer.

God help the child [sound recording] : a novel

April 15, 2015
Morrison, Toni.
[New York] : Random House Audio, [2015]
5 sound discs (6 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by the author.
Title from container.
Compact discs.
A searing tale about the way childhood trauma shapes and misshapes the life of the adult.

The fall [sound recording] : [a novel]

April 15, 2015
Lescroart, John T.
Grand Haven, MI : Brilliance Audio, 2015.
9 sound discs (11 hr., 17 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by David Colacci.
Title and subtitle from container.
Compact disc.
Late one night, a teenage African American foster child named Tanya Morgan plummets to her death from the overpass above San Francisco's Stockton tunnel. But did she fall...or was she pushed? Rushing to produce a convictable suspect in the glare of the media spotlight, homicide inspectors focus their attention on a naive young man named Greg Treadway.

The Whites [sound recording] : [a novel]

April 15, 2015
Brandt, Harry, 1949-
[New York, N.Y.] : Macmillan Audio, p2015.
9 sound discs (10 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Ari Fliakos.
Unabridged.
Compact disc.
"Back in the bad old days, when Billy Graves worked for an anti-crime unit in [the South Bronx] known as the Wild Geese, the NYPD branded him as a cowboy. Now forty, he has somehow survived and become a sergeant in Manhattan Night Watch. Mostly, his team of detectives conducts a series of holding actions--and after years in police purgatory, Billy is content simply to do his job. But soon after he gets a [4:00] a.m. call about the fatal knifing of a [man] in [Penn Station], his investigation moves beyond the usual handoff to the day shift. And when he discovers that the victim was once a suspect in the unsolved murder of a [12-year-old boy], he finds himself drawn back to the [mid]-1990s when the Wild Geese were at their most wayward"-- Provided by publisher.

We are not ourselves : a novel

April 15, 2015
Thomas, Matthew, 1975- author.
New York, NY : Simon & Schuster Audio, [2014]
18 audio discs (21 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Mare Winningham.
Title from disc label.
Compact disc.
When Eileen meets Ed Leary, a scientist whose bearing is nothing like those of the men she grew up with, she thinks she's found the perfect partner. They marry, and Eileen quickly discovers Ed doesn't aspire to the same, ever bigger, stakes in the American Dream. Eileen encourages her husband to want more: a better job, better friends, a better house, but as years pass it becomes clear that his growing reluctance is part of a deeper psychological shift.

The way life should be [sound recording] : a novel

April 9, 2015
Kline, Christina Baker, 1964- author.
℗2015
6 audio discs (7.5 hr.) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Narration of the 2007 book by Caitlin Davies.
Unabridged.
"Tracks every 3 minutes for easy bookmarking"--Container.
Angela can feel the clock ticking. She's single in New York City, stuck in a job she doesn't want, and has a life that somehow seems to have just happened. She inherited a flair for Italian cooking from her grandmother, but she never seems to have the time for it--these days, her oven holds only sweaters. Tacked to her office bulletin board is a photo from a magazine of a tidy cottage on the coast of Maine--a charming reminder of a life that could be hers if she could only muster the courage to go after it. On a hope and a chance, Angela decides to pack it all up and move to Maine, finding the nudge she needs in the dating profile of a handsome sailor who loves dogs and Italian food. But her new home isn't quite matching up with the fantasy. Far from everything familiar, Angela begins to rebuild her life from the ground up. Working at a local coffeehouse, she begins to discover the pleasures and secrets of her new community and realizes there's really no such thing as the way life should be.

Every fifteen minutes [sound recording]

April 9, 2015
Scottoline, Lisa.
New York, NY : Macmillan Audio, p2015.
11 sound discs (13.5 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by George Newbern.
Unabridged.
Compact discs.
From the New York Times bestselling author of Keep Quiet, a new novel of suspense and emotional justice.

The liar

April 9, 2015
Roberts, Nora, author.
[Grand Haven, Michigan] : Brilliance Audio, p2015.
13 sound discs (16 hr., 41 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Performed by January LaVoy.
Duration: 16:41:00.
Cataloged from disc label.
Shelby Foxworth lost her husband. Then she lost her illusions...The man who took her from Tennessee to an exclusive Philadelphia suburb left her in crippling debt. He was an adulterer and a liar, and when Shelby tracks down his safe-deposit box, she finds multiple IDs. The man she loved wasn't just dead. He never really existed. Shelby takes her three-year-old daughter and heads south to seek comfort in her hometown, where she meets someone new: Griff Lott, a successful contractor. But her husband had secrets she has yet to discover. Even in this small town, surrounded by loved ones, danger is closer than she knows--and threatens Griff, as well. And an attempted murder is only the beginning.

Miracle at Augusta

April 9, 2015
Patterson, James, 1947- author.
℗2015
4 audio discs (approximately 4.5 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Reading by Henry Leyva of the 2015 book.
Title from disc label.
Compact disc.
A year ago Travis McKinley, an unknown golfing amateur, shocked the world by winning the PGA Senior Open at Pebble Beach. Now he makes his living playing golf in paradise, and everything should be perfect--but Travis can't shake the feeling that he's a fraud, an impostor who doesn't deserve his success. Then Travis blows a tournament and is suspended for assaulting another player. His family and friends are shocked, and Travis realizes he needs to find his purpose. His quest leads him to befriend a young teenager with a passion for golf and a troubled past who teaches Travis what a miracle really looks like.

Perfect match [sound recording]

April 9, 2015
Michaels, Fern.
Grand Haven, MI : Brilliance Audio, p2015.
7 sound discs (8 hr., 27 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Emily Foster.
Title from disc surface.
Compact disc.
NFL star Jake Masters has a spinal injury that ended his career. Now confined to a wheelchair, unwilling to take a chance on another risky surgery that could restore his mobility. But his twin sister, Beth, has no intention of letting him languish there forever, and she's gifting a matchmaking business to Jake; whether he likes it or not. It's soon clear that he needs an assistant. Enter Gracie Sweet, whose slender frame belies a take-no-charge toughness that would put any linebacker to shame.

Still life [sound recording]

April 9, 2015
Penny, Louise.
New York : Macmillan Audio, 2014.
8 sound discs (9.5 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Ralph Cosham.
Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Chief Inspector Armand Gamache and his team of investigators are called in to the scene of a suspicious death in a rural village south of Montreal. Jane Neal, a local fixture in the tiny hamlet of Three Pines, just north of the U.S. border, has been found dead in the woods. The locals are certain it's just a tragic hunting accident, but Gamache knows something isn't quite right, and is soon certain that Jane Neal died at the hands of someone much more sinister than a careless hunter.

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