Audible Picks January 11, 2023
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Details: A glamorous woman is murdered in her ultra-luxurious London mansion and her husband goes missing. But according to public records, neither of them exists. The only leads police have are several objects arranged around the woman’s body, including a set of keys and a book called How to Process a Murder by Laughton Rees. .
Details: Nine strangers receive a list with their names on it in the mail. None of the nine people know or have ever met the others on the list. They dismiss it as junk mail, a fluke - until very, very bad things begin happening to people on the list. First, a well-liked old man is drowned on a beach in the small town of Kennewick, Maine.
Genre: Thriller and Suspense
Cold Wallet: How Do You Trust the One You Loved?
Details: "You have kind eyes." The last words Andrew said to Jess before he died on their honeymoon. Grief-stricken Jess returns to New Zealand and the cryptocurrency exchange Andrew left her in his will. As a physician, Jess knows nothing about cryptocurrency and turns to Andrew's associate, Henry—someone she has never liked. Does he mean to he...
Genre: Thriller and Suspense
The Cabin at the End of the World
Details: Seven-year-old Wen and her parents, Eric and Andrew, are vacationing at a remote cabin on a quiet New Hampshire lake. Their closest neighbors are more than two miles in either direction along a rutted dirt road.
Genre: True Crime
Unmasked: My Life Solving America's Cold Cases
Details: I order another bourbon, neat. This is the drink that will flip the switch. I don’t even know how I got here, to this place, to this point. Something is happening to me lately. I’m drinking too much. My sheets are soaking wet when I wake up from nightmares of decaying corpses. I order another drink and swig it, trying to forget about th...
Genre: Steamy Romance
Details: When freelance writer Nikole Paterson goes to a Dodgers game with her actor boyfriend, his man bun, and his bros, the last thing she expects is a scoreboard proposal. Saying no isn't the hard part - they've only been dating for five months, and he can't even spell her name correctly. The hard part is having to face a stadium full of dis...
Genre: Steamy Romance
One Last Stop
Details: For cynical 23-year-old August, moving to New York City is supposed to prove her right: that things like magic and cinematic love stories don’t exist, and the only smart way to go through life is alone. She can’t imagine how waiting tables at a 24-hour pancake diner and moving in with too many weird roommates could possibly change that.
Genre: Clean Romance
A Love for the Pages
Details: What bookworm library volunteer June doesn't expect to find at the library is her favorite romantic heroes brought to life--all in the same man. Obstinate, prideful and even a bit rude, Everett Rockford shouldn't exactly be "dating material," even if June's heart rate accelerates whenever she's near him.
Genre: Literature and Fiction
Details: Kawakami’s novel is told in the voice of a 14-year-old student subjected to relentless torment for having a lazy eye. Instead of resisting, the boy chooses to suffer in complete resignation. The only person who understands what he is going through is a female classmate who suffers similar treatment at the hands of her tormenters.
Fangs & Fins (Blood, Bloom, & Water Book 1)
Details: A dapper vampire. A sullen merman. Two heirs to a great conflict—and each needs to claim a beloved to become his kindred’s champion. Enter two stepsisters. The first book in the Blood, Bloom, & Water series sets family against family and friend against friend as an epic, ancient war comes to a head in a supposedly sleepy suburb.
Ruthless (Immortal Enemies Book 2)
Details: Micah, fae King of the Forgotten, can tame even the most violent of beasts. Forged on the battlefield, this iron-willed warrior considers his soldiers his family, and he will stop at nothing to reclaim their dispossessed land. Gearing for war with a sadistic enemy, he is disciplined and focused—until a feral beauty he encountered long a...
Genre: Science Fiction
The Cold Between (Central Corps Book 1)
Details: Deep in the stars, an officer and her lover are plunged into a murder mystery and a deadly conspiracy in this first entry in a stellar military science-fiction series in the tradition of Lois McMaster Bujold. When her crewmate is murdered on the colony of Volhynia, Central Corps chief engineer Commander Elena Shaw is shocked to learn th...
Getting to Yes with Yourself
Details: William Ury has taught tens of thousands of people from all walks of life - managers, salespeople, students, parents, lawyers, and diplomats - how to become better negotiators. Over the years, Ury has discovered that the greatest obstacle to successful agreements and satisfying relationships is not the other side, as difficult as they c...
Invested: How Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger Taught Me to Master My Mind, My Emotions, and My Money (With a Little Help from My Dad)
Details: In this essential handbook - a blend of Rich Dad, Poor Dad and The Happiness Project - the cohost of the wildly popular InvestED podcast shares her yearlong journey learning to invest, as taught to her by her father, investor and best-selling author Phil Town.
Genre: Biography and Memoir
A Handful of Happiness: How a Prickly Creature Softened a Prickly Heart
Details: Massimo Vacchetta, an Italian veterinarian specializing in large animals, is recently divorced and feeling heartbroken and depressed - until the day that someone brings an orphaned baby hedgehog into his clinic. As the tiny hedgehog cries and whimpers, Massimo immediately understands the extent of the animal's vulnerability and isolation.