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					g   Elizabeth Adler
    One of Those Malibu Nights
    Narrated by Julie Briskman
    Mac Reilly is a P.I. with a penchant for lost causes. One
    night in Malibu, he comes to the rescue of a distraught
    woman holding a gun in the doorway of a fabulous beach
                                                                   Mark Albion
                                                                                2008 RELEASES

                                                                   More than Money
                                                                   Narrated by Jim Manchester
                                                                   Mark Albion introduces a framework of four crucial
                                                                   questions to consider when thinking about your career
                                                                   choices, as well as “lifelines”—principles that can help
                                                                                                                                    Jeffrey Archer
                                                                                                                                    A Prisoner of Birth ª
                                                                                                                                    Narrated by Roger Allam
                                                                                                                                    Danny Cartwright and Spencer Craig never should have
                                                                                                                                    met. One evening, Danny, an East End cockney who works
                                                                                                                                    as a garage mechanic, takes his fiancée up to the West
    house. When the woman disappears and the gun shows up          you answer these questions. A consciousness-raising book         End to celebrate their engagement. He crosses the path
    in his car, Mac is pulled into a web of deception and lies.    rather than a how-to, More Than Money encourages MBA             of Spencer Craig, a West End barrister posed to be the
    His quest to find her takes him from southern California,      students to give themselves permission to be who they            youngest Queen’s Counsel of his generation. A few hours
    to the beaches of Mexico, to the streets of Rome, and the      really want to be and find their path of service. For, as        later, Danny is arrested for murder and later is sentenced
    countryside of France. All the while, one step behind an       Albion says, in the end “we won’t remember you for the size      to twenty-two years in prison, thanks to irrefutable testimony
    elusive murderer, and one step ahead of an actress who         of your wallet as much as the size of your heart.”               from Spencer, the prosecution’s main witness. Danny
    wants nothing more than to get lost.                           Business                                                         spends the next few years in a high-security prison while
    Romance                                                        4 CDs           978-0-7927-5779-5        SLD1519      $49.95     Spencer Craig’s career as a lawyer goes straight up. All the
    7 CDs           978-0-7927-5463-3      SLD1329    $84.95       Also available as a digital download                             while Danny plans to escape and wreak his revenge.
    1 MP3CD         978-0-7927-5511-1      CMP1329    $54.95                                                                        Fiction
    Also available as a digital download                                                                                            13 CDs          978-0-7927-5247-9       SLD1240      $112.95
                                                                   Jay Allison & Dan Gediman (eds.)                                 2 MP3CDs        978-0-7927-5301-8       CMP1240      $ 69.95

    Arthur Agatston with Joseph Signorile
                                                                   This I Believe II                                                Also available as a digital download
                                                                   Narrated by Various Artists
    The South Beach Diet Supercharged ª                            Based on the NPR® series of the same name, this                  Kelley Armstrong
    Narrated by the Author and others                              second collection of This I Believe essays will again gather     Living with the Dead
    The Latest on This Revolutionary Diet, Plus a Metabolism-      approximately eighty essayists—ranging from famous to            Narrated by Jen Taylor
    Revving Exercise Plan for Faster Weight Loss and Better        previously unknown—completing the thought that begins            They’re smart, sexy, and supernatural: they’re the men and

                                                                                                                                                                                                      2008 RELEASES
    Overall Health! In the all-new The South Beach Diet            the audiobook’s title. The result will be another stirring and   women of the Otherworld—a realm of witches, ghosts, and
    Supercharged, Dr. Arthur Agatston shows you how to rev         provocative trip inside the minds and hearts of a diverse        werewolves who live unseen among us. Only now a
    up your metabolism and lose weight faster while                group of people whose beliefs—and the remarkably                 reckless killer has torn down the wall, trapping one very
    following the proven healthy eating principles of the          varied way in which they choose to express them—reveal           human woman in the supernatural cross fire. Robyn Peltier
    original diet: choose good carbs, good fats, lean protein,     the American spirit at its best.                                 moved to Los Angeles after her young husband’s sudden
    and low-fat dairy.                                             Inspirational                                                    death. Though she’s still grieving, the challenges of her
    Diet/Health                                                    5 CDs           978-0-7927-5660-6        SLD1412      $59.95     new life as the PR consultant to Portia Kane—the world’s
    9 CDs           978-0-7927-5450-3      SLD1316    $84.95       Also available as a digital download                             most famous celebutante wannabe—can sometimes be
    1 MP3CD         978-0-7927-5513-5      CMP1316    $54.95                                                                        amusing, even distracting. But when her client is gunned
    Also available as a digital download                                                                                            down in a nightclub, Robyn is suddenly on the run as the
                                                                   The Arbinger Institute
                                                                                                                                    prime suspect in the murder.
                                                                   The Anatomy of Peace                                             Fantasy
    Catherine Aird                                                 Narrated by Oliver Wyman                                         10 CDs          978-0-7927-5770-2       SLD1510      $94.95
    Losing Ground                                                  Through an intriguing story of parents struggling with           Also available as a digital download
    Narrated by Ric Jerrom                                         their troubled children and with their own personal
    The dramatic theft of an 18th-century painting is discovered   problems, The Anatomy of Peace shows how to get past             Isaac Asimov
    just moments before the old manor house uniquely               the preconceived ideas and self-justifying reactions that
    depicted in the background of the portrait is set alight.      keep us from seeing the world clearly and dealing with it        The Stars, Like Dust
    Coincidence? Events become decidedly more complex              effectively. Yusuf al-Falah, an Arab, and Avi Rozen, a Jew,      Narrated by Stephen Thorne
    as a grisly spectacle is sighted in the blazing inferno        each lost his father at the hands of the other’s ethnic          Biron Farrell was young and naïve, but he was growing up
    moments before the roof collapses. The pile of bones           cousins. As the story unfolds, we discover how they came         fast. A radiation bomb planted in his dorm room changed
    spotted in the burning room only deepens the mystery           together, how they help warring parents and children to          him from an innocent student at the University of Earth
    that Detective Inspector Sloan and Detective Constable         come together, and how we too can find our way out of            to a marked man, fleeing desperately from an unknown
    Crosby have to piece together.                                 the struggles that weigh us down.                                assassin. He soon discovers that, many light-years away,
                                                                                                                                    his father has been murdered. Stunned, grief-stricken, and
    Mystery                                                        Inspirational
                                                                                                                                    outraged, Biron is determined to uncover the reasons
    5 CDs           978-0-7927-5483-1      SLD1349    $64.95       6 CDs           978-0-7927-5492-3        SLD1358      $69.95
                                                                   Also available as a digital download                             behind his father’s death, and becomes entangled in an
                                                                                                                                    intricate saga of rebellion, political intrigue, and espionage.
                                                                                                                                    Science Fiction
                                                                                                                                    6 CDs           978-0-7927-5786-3       SLD1526      $64.95
                                                                                                                                    1 MP3CD         978-0-7927-5829-7       CMP1526      $39.95
                                                                                                                                    Also available as a digital download

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                Kate Atkinson                                                     James Baldwin                                                     Regeneration
                Behind the Scenes at the Museum                                   The Fire Next Time                                                Narrated by Peter Firth
                Narrated by Susan Jameson                                         Narrated by Jesse L. Martin                                       In 1917 Siegfried Sassoon, noted poet and decorated
                From the moment Ruby Lennox announces her own                     At once a powerful evocation of his early life in Harlem          war hero, publicly refused to continue serving as a
                conception, it is clear that she is a narrator who will leave     and a disturbing examination of the consequences of               British officer in World War I. His reason: The war
                no stone unturned in her account of family life above a pet       racial injustice to both the individual and the body politic,     was a senseless slaughter. He was officially classified
                shop in England. Not content simply to describe her own           James Baldwin galvanized the nation in the early days of          as “mentally unsound” and sent to Craiglockhart War
                circumstances, Ruby investigates the lives of the women in        the civil rights movement with his eloquent manifesto. The        Hospital. There a brilliant psychiatrist, Dr. William Rivers,
                family both past and present, from her great-grandmother’s        Fire Next Time stands as one of the essential works of our        set about restoring Sassoon’s “sanity” and sending him
                affair with a French photographer to her mother’s unfulfilled     literature.                                                       back to the trenches.
                dreams of Hollywood glamour.                                      Nonfiction                                                        Fiction
                Fiction                                                           2 CDs           978-0-7927-5347-6       SLD1303      $29.95       6 CDs           978-0-7927-5341-4      SLD1298     $64.95
                10 CDs          978-0-7927-5506-7          SLD1370     $99.95     Also available as a digital download                              1 MP3CD         978-0-7927-5342-1      CMP1298     $39.95

                                                                                  Pat Barker
                When Will There Be Good News?                                                                                                       Greg Bear
                Narrated by Steven Crossley
                                                                                  The Eye in the Door                                               City at the End of Time
                                                                                  Narrated by Peter Firth
                On a hot summer day, Joanna Mason’s family slowly                                                                                   Narrated by Charles Leggett
                                                                                  The Eye in the Door is the second installation of Pat Barker’s
                wanders home along a country lane. A moment later,                                                                                  In a time like the present, three young people dream of
                                                                                  acclaimed and haunting historical fiction trilogy about British
                Joanna’s life is changed forever. On a dark night thirty                                                                            the fabulous ruins of a decaying city somewhere in the
                                                                                  soldiers traumatized by World War I trench warfare and the

                years later, ex-detective Jackson Brodie finds himself on                                                                           distant future: the Kalpa. The dreams of Ginny and
                                                                                  methods used by psychiatrist William Rivers to treat them.
                a train that is both crowded and late. Lost in his thoughts,                                                                        Jack overtake them without warning into the minds of
                                                                                  Lieutenant Billy Prior is tormented by figuring out which
                he suddenly hears a shocking sound. At the end of a long                                                                            two inhabitants of the Kalpa—a would-be warrior, Jebrassy,
                                                                                  side of several coins does he live—coward or hero, crazy
                day, sixteen-year-old Reggie is looking forward to watching                                                                         and an inquisitive explorer, Tiadba. In turn, the dreams of
                                                                                  or sane, homosexual or heterosexual, upper class or lower.
                a little TV. Then a terrifying noise shatters her peaceful                                                                          Tiadba and Jebrassy carry them back, into the minds of
                                                                                  Billy represents the upheaval in Britain during the war and
                evening. These three lives come together in unexpected                                                                              Jack and Ginny. As for the dreams of Daniel, they are even
                                                                                  the severe trauma felt by its soldiers.
                and deeply thrilling ways in the latest novel from Kate           Fiction                                                           stranger and more disquieting. Hunted by others with
                Atkinson, the critically acclaimed author who Harlan Coben        6 CDs           978-0-7927-5522-7       SLD1376      $79.95       similar powers who seek the sum-runners on behalf of a
                calls “an absolute must-read.”                                                                                                      fearsome godlike entity, Ginny, Jack, and Daniel are drawn
                Mystery                                                                                                                             despite themeselves into a mission to rescue the future
                10 CDs          978-0-7927-5632-3          SLD1384     $94.95     The Ghost Road                                                    of their dreams.
                1 MP3CD         978-0-7927-5751-1          CMP1384     $59.95     Narrated by Peter Firth                                           Science Fiction
                Also available as a digital download                              Winner of the Booker Prize! Central to this novel are two         18 CDs          978-0-7927-5471-8      SLD1337     $129.95
                                                                                  men divided by class and experience, but sharing a mutual         2 MP3CDs        978-0-7927-5532-6      CMP1337     $ 79.95
                                                                                  respect and empathy. One is Lieutenant Billy Prior, cured of      Also available as a digital download
                Paul Auster                                                       shell shock by famed psychologist Dr. William Rivers, and
                Man in the Dark                                                   determined to return to the front in France even as World
                                                                                                                                                    M. C. Beaton
                Narrated by the Author                                            War I enters its final ferocious phase. The other is Dr. Rivers
                Seventy-two year-old August Brill is recovering from a car        himself, consumed by the medical challenge and moral
                                                                                  dilemma of restoring men to health so that they can be
                                                                                                                                                    Death of a Gentle Lady
                accident in his daughter’s house in Vermont. When sleep                                                                             Narrated by Graeme Malcolm
                refuses to come, he lies in bed and tells himself stories,        sent back to the battlefields and almost certain death.           Gentle by name, gentle by nature. Everyone in the sleepy
                struggling to push back thoughts about things that he             Fiction                                                           Scottish town of Lochdubh adores elderly Mrs. Gentle—
                would prefer to forget – his wife’s recent death and the          6 CDs           978-0-7927-5759-7       SLD1506      $64.95       everyone but Hamish Macbeth, that is. Hamish thinks the
                murder of his granddaughter’s boyfriend, Titus. As the night                                                                        gentle lady is quite sly and vicious, and the citizens of
                progresses, Brill’s story grows increasingly intense, and         Life Class                                                        Lochdubh think he is overly cranky. Perhaps it’s time for
                what he is so desperately trying to avoid insists on being        Narrated by Russell Boulter                                       him to get married, they say. But who has time for marriage
                told. Joined in the early hours by his granddaughter, he          In the spring of 1914, a group of young students gather in        when there’s a murder to be solved?
                gradually opens up to her and recounts the story of his           an art studio for a life-drawing class. Paul Tarrant and Elinor   Mystery
                marriage. After she falls asleep, he at last finds the courage    Brooke are two components of a love triangle, and at the          5 CDs           978-0-7927-5243-1      SLD1237     $59.95
                to revisit the traumatic murder of Titus.                         outset of the war, they turn to each other. After volunteering    1 MP3CD         978-0-7927-5325-4      CMP1237     $39.95
                Fiction                                                           for the Red Cross, Paul must confront the fact that life,         Also available as a digital download
                4 CDs           978-0-7927-5642-2          SLD1394     $49.95     love, and art will never be the same for him.
                Also available as a digital download                              Fiction
                                                                                  6 CDs           978-0-7927-5239-4       SLD1235      $64.95
                                                                                  1 MP3CD         978-0-7927-5324-7       CMP1235      $39.95
                                                                                  Also available as a digital download

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                                                                             2008 RELEASES

Benjamin Black                                                  Matt Bondurant                                                    Jimmy Breslin
The Lemur                                                       The Wettest County in the World                                   The Good Rat
Narrated by John Keating                                        Narrated by Erik Steele                                           Narrated by Richard M. Davidson
John Glass’ life in New York should be plenty comfortable.      Based on the true story of his grandfather and two                Jimmy Breslin can sniff out a story like he can sniff out a
He’s given up his career as a journalist to write an            granduncles, Matt Bondurant’s novel is a gripping tale            rat. Here, he tells a lifetime of anecdotes in his inimitable
authorized biography of his father-in-law, communications       of brotherhood, greed, and murder. The Bondurant Boys             New York voice, giving us a view through the keyhole of the
magnate and former CIA agent Big Bill Mulholland. He            were a notorious gang of roughnecks and moonshiners               people and places that define the Mafia: characters like
works in a big office in Mulholland Tower, rent-free, and       who ran liquor through Franklin County during Prohibition         Sammy the Bull, the original snitch and Gaspipe Casso,
goes home (most nights) to his wealthy and well-                and after. The brothers played a central role in a major          named for his weapon of choice; and hangouts like Pep
preserved wife, Wild Bill’s daughter. He misses his old         conspiracy trial and its violent end. In 1935, Sherwood           McGuire’s, the legendary watering hole where reporters
life sometimes, but all in all things have turned out well.     Anderson, working on a magazine story, finds himself driving      and gangsters (all hailing from the same working class
But when his shifty young researcher—a man he calls “The        along the dusty red roads trying to find the brothers and         neighborhoods) rubbed elbows and traded stories. But
Lemur”—turns up some unflattering information about             break the silence that shrouds Franklin County.                   best of all, Breslin captures the moments in which the
the family, Glass’ whole easy existence is threatened.          Fiction                                                           Mafia was made and broken: Breslin was there the night
Mystery                                                         9 CDs           978-0-7927-5647-7        SLD1399      $89.95      John Gotti celebrated his acquittal, having bribed his way
4 CDs           978-0-7927-5468-8      SLD1334     $49.95       1 MP3CD         978-0-7927-5819-8        CMP1399      $54.95      to innocence.
Also available as a digital download                            Also available as a digital download                              Nonfiction
                                                                                                                                  6 CDs           978-0-7927-5326-1      SLD1293     $64.95
                                                                                                                                  1 MP3CD         978-0-7927-5327-8      CMP1293     $39.95
The Silver Swan                                                 C. J. Box                                                         Also available as a digital download
Narrated by Timothy Dalton
Two years have passed since the events of the bestselling
                                                                Blue Heaven ª
                                                                Narrated by John Bedford Lloyd
Christine Falls, and much has changed for Quirke, the           A twelve-year-old girl and her younger brother go on the          Suzanne Brockmann
irascible, formerly hard-drinking Dublin pathologist. With
much to regret from his last inquisitive foray, Quirke ought
                                                                run in the woods of northern Idaho, pursued by four men           Body Language
                                                                they have just watched commit murder—four men who know            Narrated by Ellen Archer

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to know better than to let his curiosity get the best of him.   exactly who the children are, and where their desperate mother    Clint McCade roared into town to visit his best friend, just
Yet when an almost-forgotten acquaintance comes to him          is waiting patiently by the phone for news of her children’s      as he had a dozen times before—but this time the rugged
about his beautiful young wife’s apparent suicide, Quirke’s     fate. In a ranching community increasingly populated by           photographer had romance on his mind. When Sandy Kirk
“old itch to cut into the quick of things, to delve into the    L.A. transplants living in gaudy McMansions, the kids             told him she’d lost her heart at last, he vowed to help her
dark of what was hidden” is roused again.                       soon find they don’t know whom they can trust among the           get her man. Practicing seduction and pretending to be
Mystery                                                         hundreds of retired Southern California cops who’ve given         lovers started out as a game, but would their lips and bodies
7 CDs           978-0-7927-5246-2      SLD1239     $74.95       the area its nickname: “Blue Heaven.”                             betray the desire neither dared to confess?
1 MP3CD         978-0-7927-5302-5      CMP1239     $44.95
Also available as a digital download
                                                                Thriller                                                          Romance
                                                                10 CDs          978-0-7927-5229-5        SLD1225      $94.95      5 CDs           978-0-7927-5469-5      SLD1335     $64.95
                                                                Also available as a digital download                              Also available as a digital download
Lawrence Block
A Diet of Treacle                                               Barbara Taylor Bradford                                           Freedom’s Price
Narrated by Christian Conn
Anita Carbone was a good girl—and it bored her. That’s why      Being Elizabeth ª                                                 Narrated by Eva Bianco
                                                                Narrated by Katherine Kellgren                                    Liam Bartlett had nearly lost his life in San Salustiano,
she took the long subway ride down to Greenwich Village,
                                                                From the storytelling magic of Barbara Taylor Bradford            and for five years the correspondent had done his best to
home of the Beats and the stoners, home to every kind
                                                                comes a modern retelling of the drama and intrigue                silence his ghosts. But when Marisala Bolivar arrived in
of misfit and dropout and free spirit you could imagine.
                                                                surrounding the 16th-century Queen Elizabeth. Instead             Boston, all his memories returned-along with a white-hot
It was where she met Joe Milani, the troubled young war
                                                                of England, the throne is the business empire of the              hunger for the young rebel who’d hidden him and kept him
veteran with the gentle touch. But it was also where she
                                                                Deravenels. And this Elizabeth is the most powerful               alive. Marisala ached for Liam’s touch, so long forbidden
met his drug-dealing roommate—a man whose unnatural
                                                                Managing Director in its history. Surrounded by rumors            but now hers to fight for with a woman’s fierce need. Could
appetites led to murder...
                                                                and betrayal, Elizabeth Deravenel must steer her company          a love once forged in fire at last burn true?
Mystery                                                         clear of takeovers, and at the same time keep her heart           Romance
4 CDs           978-0-7927-5234-9      SLD1229     $49.95       from being broken as scandal surrounds the one man                5 CDs           978-0-7927-5649-1      SLD1401     $59.95
Also available as a digital download
                                                                she’s ever loved.                                                 Also available as a digital download
                                                                11 CDs          978-0-7927-5496-1        SLD1362      $104.95
                                                                2 MP3CDs        978-0-7927-5527-2        CMP1362      $ 64.95
                                                                Also available as a digital download

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                                                                                               2008 RELEASES
                Vincent Bugliosi                                                  Orson Scott Card                                               Steve Chandler and Duane Black
                The Prosecution of                                                Ender in Exile                                                 The Hands-Off Manager
                George W. Bush for Murder ª                                       Narrated by a Full Cast                                        Narrated by Nick Landrum
                                                                                  At the close of Ender’s Game, Andrew Wiggin—called Ender       In The Hands-Off Manager, Steve Chandler and Duane
                Narrated by Marc Cashman
                                                                                  by everyone—is told that he can no longer live on Earth,       Black offer a new vision for all managers. With stories,
                In a meticulously researched and clearly presented legal
                                                                                  and he realizes that this is the truth. He has become far      examples, and vibrant activities for the reader to practice,
                case that puts George W. Bush on trial for murder after
                                                                                  more than just a boy who won a game: he is the savior of       this book shows any manager—new or seasoned—how to
                he leaves his presidency, Bugliosi delivers a searing
                                                                                  Earth, a hero, a military genius whose allegiance is sought    coach and mentor employees rather than hover over their
                indictment of the President and his administration. With
                                                                                  by every nation of the newly shattered Earth Hegemony.         shoulders and goad them into action. In this system, each
                what he believes is overwhelming evidence that President
                                                                                  He is offered the choice of living in isolation on Eros, at    employee’s strengths are honored and honed in a climate
                Bush took the nation to war in Iraq under false pretenses—
                                                                                  one of the Hegemony’s training facilities, but instead the     of partnership and mutual goal-setting.
                a war that has caused great loss of life, cost this nation
                                                                                  twelve-year-old choses to leave his home world and begin       Business
                close to $1 trillion, and alienated most of our allies in the
                                                                                  the long relativistic journey out to the colonies.             5 CDs           978-0-7927-5462-6      SLD1328    $69.95
                Western world—Bugliosi argues that it is George W. Bush
                who must be held accountable for what Bugliosi considers          Science Fiction                                                Also available as a digital download
                to be monumental crimes.                                          12 CDs          978-0-7927-5663-7      SLD1415     $110.95
                                                                                  1 MP3CD         978-0-7927-5824-2      CMP1415     $ 69.95
                Nonfiction                                                        Also available as a digital download                           Geoffrey Chaucer
                9 CDs           978-0-7927-5606-4          SLD1381     $104.95
                1 MP3CD         978-0-7927-5607-1          CMP1381     $ 64.95                                                                   The Canterbury Tales
                Also available as a digital download                                                                                             Narrated by Various Artists
                                                                                  Kevin Cashman                                                  Lively, absorbing, often outrageously funny, Chaucer’s
                                                                                  Leadership from the Inside Out

                                                                                                                                                 The Canterbury Tales is a work of genius, an undisputed
                Augusten Burroughs                                                Narrated by Alan Sklar                                         classic that has held a special appeal for each generation
                                                                                  In this rapidly transforming age of 24/7 connectivity and      of readers. The Canterbury Tales gathers twenty-nine of
                A Wolf at the Table ª                                             globalization, Cashman encourages listeners to strive,         literature’s most enduring (and endearing) characters in
                Narrated by the Author
                                                                                  no longer for the fiction of “Balance,” but instead for        a vivid group portrait that captures the full spectrum of
                Millions of listeners have been flat-out astonished,
                                                                                  “Resilience Mastery.” He also incorporates some powerful       medieval society, from the exalted Knight to the humble
                profoundly moved, and massively entertained by the writing
                                                                                  new insights he and his colleagues have acquired while         Plowman.
                of Augusten Burroughs. Now, with A Wolf at the Table,
                                                                                  helping thousands of leaders in more than sixty countries      Classic
                Augusten returns to his literary roots as one of the most
                                                                                  apply his model to themselves and their organizations. In      18 CDs          978-0-7927-5650-7      SLD1402    $129.95
                famous memoirists of our time, yet he makes a quantum
                                                                                  this up-to-date, tenth anniversary edition, Cashman goes       2 MP3CDs        978-0-7927-5827-3      CMP1402    $ 79.95
                leap forward into untapped emotional terrain: the radical
                                                                                  deeper and broader, expanding his coaching model to            Also available as a digital download
                pendulum swing between love and hate, the unspeakably
                                                                                  provide equal emphasis on building awareness, building
                terrifying relationship between father and son.
                                                                                  commitment, and building practice.
                Memoir                                                                                                                           Deepak Chopra
                8 CDs           978-0-7927-5448-0          SLD1314     $79.95     Business/Leadership
                Also available as a digital download                              7 CDs           978-0-7927-5778-8      SLD1518     $74.95      Jesus: A Story of Enlightenment ª
                                                                                  Also available as a digital download                           Narrated by the Author
                                                                                                                                                 Jesus is a fresh and inspirational re-imagining of a young
                Chelsea Cain                                                                                                                     man’s transformational journey from carpenter’s son to
                                                                                  Steve Chandler and Sam Beckford                                revolutionary leader to the man many believe to be the
                Sweetheart ª                                                      100 Ways to Create Wealth                                      savior of the world. Very little is known or recorded about
                Narrated by Carolyn McCormick
                                                                                  Narrated by Steve Chandler                                     Jesus in his formative years. In the Gospel stories, we
                When the body of a young woman is discovered in
                                                                                  These 100 eye-opening ways to create wealth are drawn          witness the birth of Jesus and then see him as a young
                Portland’s Forest Park, Archie is reminded of the last time
                                                                                  from the author’s successful careers, with many touching       boy of twelve intensely questioning the Rabbis in the
                they found a body there: it turned out to be the Beauty
                                                                                  personal stories as well as stories and examples from the      Second Temple in Jerusalem. Jesus does not reappear
                Killer’s first victim, and Archie’s first case. This body can’t
                                                                                  hundreds of clients these master coaches have advised.         until age thirty when he emerges as the potent and stirring
                be one of Gretchen’s—she’s in prison—but after reporter
                                                                                  This book is chock full of ways to make money, deepen          rebel baptized by John at the River Jordan. What happens
                Susan Ward helps uncovers the dead woman’s identity, it
                                                                                  life’s pleasure, increase personal wage-earning power and      to Jesus in those lost years?
                turns into another big case. Trouble is, Archie can’t focus
                                                                                  start fresh entrepreneurial ideas right at home. This is the   Fiction
                on the new investigation because the Beauty Killer case
                                                                                  deepest and most penetrating study yet of the psychology       6 CDs           978-0-7927-5646-0      SLD1398    $64.95
                has exploded: Gretchen Lowell has escaped from prison.
                                                                                  of prosperity, and the action steps necessary to produce       1 MP3CD         978-0-7927-5823-5      CMP1398    $39.95
                Thriller                                                          wealth.                                                        Also available as a digital download
                8 CDs           978-0-7927-5633-0          SLD1385     $79.95
                Also available as a digital download                              Business
                                                                                  7 CDs           978-0-7927-5336-0      SLD1297     $74.95
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Agatha Christie                                                  Death in the Clouds                                                   Murder at the Vicarage
The ABC Murders                                                  Narrated by Hugh Fraser                                               Narrated by James Saxon
Narrated by Hugh Fraser                                          On an airplane bound for London from Paris, one of the                Miss Marple, the beloved busybody sleuth, is introduced in
Recognized as one of Christie’s cleverest mysteries in the       eleven passengers is dead. The small red puncture wound               this first-ever mystery to feature her brilliant talents. Everyone,
highly popular Poirot series. It is sure to be a success         on the woman’s neck might have been accepted as a sting               even the vicar, said the death of Colonel Protheroe would be
with her many avid fans. A serial killer is on the loose,        from a wasp, but luck is not on the killer’s side. Hercule            a service to the world. Pushy, pretentious, and pompous, the
murdering his victims in alphabetical order, leaving an ABC      Poirot is aboard the plane, and he discovers a thorn typically        colonel annoyed, frightened, and outraged almost everyone
Railway Guide beside each body...and also playing a game         used with a blowpipe near the victim’s feet. As he tackles the        in St. Mary Mead. So when he is found shot, no one is
with Hercule Poirot, alerting him in advance to the location     case, suspicion points in all directions, even back to Poirot         terribly surprised. In fact, most residents are pleased, and
of the murders, but Poirot always arrives too late. Intrigued    when the blowpipe is found tucked behind his very own seat.           nearly everyone in town is a suspect: his daughter, his
by the psychopath’s mind and methodology, Poirot travels         Can Poirot prevent the culprit from getting away with murder?         second wife, the artist enamored with both of them, the
the length and breadth of England—determined to track            Mystery                                                               poacher…even the vicar.
down the ruthless killer.                                        5 CDs           978-0-7927-5288-2          SLD1283      $54.95        Mystery
                                                                 Also available as a digital download
Mystery                                                                                                                                6 CDs           978-0-7927-5278-3         SLD1273       $74.95
                                                                                                                                       Also available as a digital download
5 CDs           978-0-7927-5289-9
Also available as a digital download
                                       SLD1284      $54.95       Death on the Nile
                                                                 Narrated by David Suchet
                                                                 All the best ingredients are here: an idyllic cruise in an ex-        Murder in Mesopotamia
                                                                 otic setting, a beautiful young woman on her honeymoon,
The Big Four                                                     a shocking murder with suspects galore. Fortunately Hercule
                                                                                                                                       Narrated by Anna Massey
Narrated by Hugh Fraser                                                                                                                This intriguing mystery that stars the eccentric and fastidious
                                                                 Poirot is on the scene, thanks to a cruise holiday on the             Inspector Hercule Poirot takes place amidst a scientific
A vicious international quartet of criminals known as “The
                                                                 River Nile, and he exercises all his “little grey cells” in probing   excavation probing secrets from the dawn of history in the
Big Four” pursues world domination but first must
                                                                 the passengers’ airtight alibis. This most challenging mystery        fabled land of Babylon (now known as Iraq). Everyone who
eliminate the only man who can foil them: Hercule Poirot.
                                                                 is known to be the author’s personal favorite.                        visits the site comes away with the same impression—an
In the most dangerous case of his career, the little detective   Mystery
will not be diverted by poison, a falling tree, electrocution,                                                                         eerie tension, a sense that something is “not right.” Louise

                                                                                                                                                                                                             2008 RELEASES
                                                                 7 CDs           978-0-7927-5293-6          SLD1288      $74.95
or a hit-and-run. Poirot appears to meet his end when a                                                                                Leidner, bride of the expedition leader, is afraid of something.
                                                                 Also available as a digital download
bomb explodes in his apartment. Hastings, devastated,                                                                                  Is she simply having “nervous terrors and fancies?” Nurse
                                                                                                                                       Amy Leatheran, brought in to help Mrs. Leidner, finds that
vows to avenge him—but can he succeed without Poirot?
Hugh Fraser, the original Hastings, brings every character
                                                                 Dumb Witness                                                          she is terribly frightened by a man she claims has stalked
                                                                 Narrated by Hugh Fraser
to life with a masterful performance.                                                                                                  her across the globe. No one at the excavation believes her
                                                                 When Hercule Poirot receives a letter from Miss Emily Ar-
Mystery                                                                                                                                until she turns up bludgeoned to death.
                                                                 undell, an elderly woman concerned about her recent ac-
5 CDs           978-0-7927-5275-2      SLD1270      $59.95       cident, his suspicions are aroused by the date on the letter          Mystery
Also available as a digital download                             —some two months earlier. A visit to Miss Arundell’s estate           6 CDs           978-0-7927-5290-5         SLD1285       $64.95
                                                                                                                                       Also available as a digital download
                                                                 reveals that the wealthy mistress has been dead for some
                                                                 time, leaving behind a bitterly contested will and a pack
Cards on the Table                                               of greedy heirs with motives for murder. So who mailed
Narrated by Hugh Fraser                                          the letter so late? Poirot is hard pressed to discover the
                                                                                                                                       The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
An unusual invitation to dinner and an evening of bridge                                                                               Narrated by Robin Bailey
                                                                 answer and prove his case before death knocks another
turns into a murder investigation for Hercule Poirot. His                                                                              Finicky Hercule Poirot has retired to the countryside.
                                                                 branch off the family tree.
host, the eccentric Mr. Shaitana, also invited three other                                                                             Dr. Sheppard, observing his new neighbor, is sure that
detectives and four people he greatly admires. When their                                                                              he must be a former hairdresser. But the brutal murder
                                                                 6 CDs           978-0-7927-5292-9          SLD1287      $64.95
host is found dead, the crime experts turn to the other          Also available as a digital download                                  of wealthy Roger Ackroyd reveals the truth: the peculiar
guests to find the culprit. After all, Mr. Shaitana admired                                                                            little man is actually a detective par excellence. Poirot
them because he believed each of them had already                The Listerdale Mystery                                                shrewdly sorts out the clues and shocks everyone with
gotten away with murder. Considered the best of Christie’s       Narrated by Hugh Fraser                                               the facts about the killer, in this stunning landmark of the
closed-door mysteries, Cards on the Table offers Poirot an       A dozen ingenious tales involving mystery and adventure,              mystery genre. This is the most controversial of Agatha
intriguing cast of suspects on which to exercise his little      with subjects ranging from a stolen rajah’s emerald to a              Christie’s many tales, and some critics consider it the
grey cells.                                                      necklace discovered in a basket of cherries to a mystery              most brilliant.
Mystery                                                          writer’s bizarre near-arrest for murder. This collection              Mystery
5 CDs           978-0-7927-5291-2      SLD1286      $54.95       includes: The Listerdale Mystery, Philomel Cottage, The               6 CDs           978-0-7927-5274-5         SLD1269       $64.95
Also available as a digital download                             Girl in the Train, Sing a Song of Sixpence, The Manhood of            Also available as a digital download
                                                                 Edward Robinson, Accident, Jane in Search of a Job, A
                                                                 Fruitful Sunday, Mr. Eastwood’s Adventure, The Golden Ball,
                                                                 The Rajah’s Emerald, and Swan Song.
                                                                 6 CDs           978-0-7927-5286-8          SLD1281      $64.95
                                                                 Also available as a digital download

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                Agatha Christie (cont.)                                           Poirot Investigates                                               Thirteen at Dinner
                Murder on the Orient Express                                      Narrated by David Suchet                                          Narrated by Hugh Fraser
                Narrated by David Suchet                                          David Suchet, recognized as the definitive Poirot, gives us       Bewitching actress Jane Wilkinson wants a divorce, but
                The train is unusually crowded, traveling from Istanbul to        a brilliant performance of eleven complete Hercule Poirot         her husband, Lord Edgware, refuses. She implores Hercule
                Paris. Ratchett, a pushy, imperious millionaire, confronts        mysteries. This captivating collection includes: The Adventure    Poirot to use his famed tact and logic to make her case.
                Inspector Hercule Poirot and demands that the little Belgian      of The Western Star, The Tragedy at Marsdon Manor, The            Laughing, she tells Poirot if hefails she may have to bump
                take a case: protection. “I have an enemy,” Ratchett says,        Adventure of the Cheap Flat, The Million-Dollar Bond Robbery,     off her husband herself. But it is no laughing matter when
                and offers Poirot $20,000 if he will help him stay alive.         The Mystery of the Hunter’s Lodge, The Adventure of the           Lord Edgware is murdered, a well-placed knife wound at
                Poirot declines because he can afford to, and because             Egyptian Tomb, The Jewel Robbery at the Grand Metropolitan,       the base of his neck. It will take the precise Poirot to sort
                “I do not like your face, Monsieur.” Later that night, as the     The Kidnapped Prime Minister, The Disappearance of Mr.            out the lies from the alibis—and find the criminal before
                train sits halted and snowbound, Ratchett is murdered,            Davenheim, The Adventure of the Italian Nobleman, and             another victim dies.
                killed in a room locked from the inside. Poirot takes the         The Case of the Missing Will.                                     Mystery
                case this time.                                                   Mystery                                                           6 CDs           978-0-7927-5283-7       SLD1278       $64.95
                                                                                  5 CDs           978-0-7927-5272-1       SLD1267      $59.95
                Mystery                                                           Also available as a digital download
                                                                                                                                                    Also available as a digital download
                6 CDs           978-0-7927-5284-4          SLD1279     $64.95
                Also available as a digital download
                                                                                  The Secret Adversary                                              Three Act Tragedy
                                                                                  Narrated by Alex Jennings                                         Narrated by Andrew Sachs
                The Mysterious Affair at Styles                                   Tommy Beresford and Tuppence Cowley team up for the               Thirteen guests gather for drinks at actor Charles
                Narrated by David Suchet                                          first time in Agatha Christie’s second crime caper, originally    Cartwright’s seaside escape. Benign Reverend Babbington,
                This first mystery by Christie introduces Hercule Poirot, a       published in 1922. The two unemployed school chums                who rarely imbibes, takes one sip of his beverage and keels
                brilliant detective who makes his debut by solving the            bump into each other in London and over tea agree to              over dead. Soon after Sir Bartholomew Strange convenes
                baffling murder of the mistress of Styles Court. Unraveling       become the “Young Adventurers,” who will go anywhere and          the same party and meets his own end after swallowing
                a tangled mess of clues, sorting out a, cunning cast of           do anything, according to their ad. Soon they are involved        port. One death could be natural, but two mean murder.
                characters, he points the fateful finger, finally, at the real    in a complex plot involving the sinking of the Lusitania,         Hercule Poirot, who was present at both affairs, stages a
                murderer. Named a 1996 “Best Mystery Audio” by Publish-           British Intelligence, false identities, kidnapping, and poison.   third soirée to catch the cocktail killer.
                ers Weekly.                                                       The two sleuths’ partnership is cemented when they
                Mystery                                                           solve the fast-paced case and make marriage their next
                                                                                                                                                    5 CDs           978-0-7927-5287-5       SLD1282       $54.95
                6 CDs           978-0-7927-5270-7          SLD1265     $64.95     collaboration.                                                    Also available as a digital download
                Also available as a digital download                              Mystery
                                                                                  7 CDs           978-0-7927-5271-4       SLD1266      $74.95
                                                                                  Also available as a digital download
                The Mysterious Mr. Quin                                                                                                             The Tuesday Club Murders

                                                                                                                                                    Narrated by Joan Hickson
                Narrated by Hugh Fraser                                           The Secret of Chimneys                                            Thirteen Miss Marple titles are included in this collection:
                Meet the mysterious Mr. Harley Quin, a man with an almost         Narrated by Hugh Fraser                                           The Tuesday Night Club, The Idol House of Astarte, Ingots
                supernatural flair for appearing on the scene just when he        Little did Anthony Cade suspect that a simple errand to           of Gold, The Blood-Stained Pavement, Motive Versus
                is needed to assist in finding the truth behind remarkable        deliver a manuscript on behalf of a friend would drop him         Opportunity, The Thumb Mark of Saint Peter, The Blue
                crimes. The collection includes twelve complete stories:          right in the middle of an international conspiracy. Why were      Geranium, The Compassion, The Four Suspects, A
                The Coming of Mr. Quin, The Shadow on the Glass, At the           Count Stylptich’s memoirs so important? And what was              Christmas Tragedy, The Herb of Death, The Affair at the
                ‘Bells and Motley’, The Sign in the Sky, The Soul of the          “King Victor” really after? Murder, blackmail, stolen letters,    Bungalow, and Death by Drowning.
                Croupier, The World’s End, The Voice in the Dark, The Face        and a fabulous missing jewel—all threads lead to Chimneys,
                of Helen, The Dead Harlequin, The Bird with the Broken            one of England’s historic country house estates, and a            Mystery
                Wing, The Man from the Sea,and Harlequin’s Lane.                  startling denouement under the not always co-operative            6 CDs           978-0-7927-5282-0       SLD1277       $49.95
                                                                                                                                                    Also available as a digital download
                Mystery                                                           eyes of Scotland Yard and the Sûreté. This marks the first
                7 CDs           978-0-7927-5279-0          SLD1274     $74.95     appearance of Superintendent Battle of Scotland Yard.
                Also available as a digital download
                                                                                  7 CDs           978-0-7927-5273-8       SLD1268      $74.95       Why Didn’t They Ask Evans?
                                                                                  Also available as a digital download                              Narrated by Emilia Fox
                Mystery of the Blue Train                                                                                                           Bobby Jones is retrieving a wayward golf ball at the base of
                                                                                                                                                    a cliff when he discovers an unconscious man whose back
                Narrated by John Moffatt                                          Seven Dials Mystery                                               is broken. The man regains consciousness long enough to
                When Miss Katherine Grey unexpectedly inherits a small            Narrated by Emilia Fox
                fortune, she books the famous Blue Train for a trip to the                                                                          utter the words “Why didn’t they ask Evans?” before he
                                                                                  Lazy Gerry Wade is always last to rise, but something is
                French Riviera. Her new milieu includes millionaire Ruth                                                                            dies. A few days after the inquest, Bobby is drugged when
                                                                                  deadly wrong when eight alarm clocks fail to rouse him.
                Kettering, Ruth’s estranged husband, a French mistress,           The fatal dose of chloral, a sleeping aid, is suspicious to       someone slips what should have been a deadly dose of
                and an inquisitive foreign man with an egg-shaped head                                                                              morphine into his beer. Bobby decides to investigate the
                                                                                  Lady Eileen “Bundle” Brent, one of London’s bright young
                and waxed moustache. But Nice is not so nice, for on                                                                                matter further and his friend Lady Frances Derwent agrees
                                                                                  things and mistress of Chimneys, the estate where Wade
                arrival the gendarmerie asks Miss Grey to ID the strangled                                                                          to help.
                                                                                  expired. A second corpse confirms the crime, and with
                body of one of the pampered passengers and for the great          Superintendent Battle’s blessing the gutsy amateur sleuth         Mystery
                Hercule Poirot’s help in solving the crime.                       enters an underworld of secret clubs and subterfuge. Emilia       6 CDs           978-0-7927-5285-1       SLD1280       $64.95
                                                                                  Fox’s superb performance perfectly captures Bundle Brent          Also available as a digital download
                7 CDs           978-0-7927-5276-9          SLD1271     $74.95     and her fashionable entourage.
                Also available as a digital download                                                                                                Pearl Cleage
                                                                                  7 CDs           978-0-7927-5277-6       SLD1272      $74.95
                                                                                  Also available as a digital download                              Seen it All and Done the Rest
                Peril at End House                                                                                                                  Narrated by Robin Miles
                Narrated by Hugh Fraser                                           The Sittaford Mystery                                             Josephine Evans had spent thirty years abroad establishing
                Hercule Poirot’s relaxing holiday on the Cornish coast            Narrated by Nathaniel Parker                                      her reputation as one of the finest actresses of her generation.
                takes an unexpected turn when he meets young and                  Holding a séance is an innocent diversion for Mrs.                In Amsterdam, she redefined who and what an African
                beautiful Nick Buckley. Though Nick tries to shrug off the        Willet’s guests; after all, the supernatural is a fad—but         American diva could be, and her legions of loyal fans loved
                bullet that barely missed her as an accident, just one more       when the spirit spells M-U-R-D-E-R, the spooked party turns       her for it. But when a war she didn’t even understand
                event in her recent chain of bad luck, Poirot is convinced        the lights on fast. Within hours Captain Trevalyn is found        suddenly makes her the target of angry anti-American
                she needs his protection. After a fatal attack, apparently        dead, brutally killed by a blow to the head. Intrepid Emily       protests, Josephine is forced to return to America to see if
                aimed at Nick but gone awry, Poirot spirits her away to           Trefusis descends on the village to defend the police’s #1        she can find a new definition of home. Camping out with
                a nursing home for her protection. Yet even this doesn’t          suspect —her fiancé, Jim. With the help of newshound              her granddaughter in Atlanta’s West End, Josephine tries
                prevent another attempt on her life, and Poirot is driven         Charles Enderby and retired Inspector Narracott, Emily            to reclaim her old life even as she scrambles to shape
                to staging a séance with Nick’s friends and relatives to          tracks down the very human—and dangerous—haunt of                 her new one.
                uncover the murderer.                                             Hazelmoor.                                                        Fiction
                Mystery                                                           Mystery                                                           9 CDs           978-0-7927-5221-9       SLD1218       $89.95
                5 CDs           978-0-7927-5281-3          SLD1276     $59.95     5 CDs           978-0-7927-5280-6       SLD1275      $59.95       Also available as a digital download
                Also available as a digital download                              Also available as a digital download

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Jonathan Coe                                                     Stephen Coonts                                                      Ellen Crosby
The Rain Before It Falls                                         The Assassin                ª
                                                                                                                                     The Bordeaux Betrayal
Narrated by Jenny Agutter                                        Narrated by Denis Boutsikaris                                       Narrated by Christine Marshall
Rosamund lies dying in her remote Shropshire home. But           While on the trail of Al Qaeda lieutenant Abu Qasim, ex-burglar     When Valerie Beauvais, author of a book on Thomas
before she does so, she has one last task: to put on tape        turned CIA operative Tommy Carmellini photographs an                Jefferson’s travels through the wine regions of France and
not just her own story but the story of the young blind girl,    American mobster boarding a yacht in the harbor of the              Italy, turns up dead near Lucie Montgomery’s Virginia
her cousin’s granddaughter, who turned up mysteriously at        island of Capri. Tommy’s boss, Jake Grafton, sends him to           vineyard, Lucie is certain Valerie’s murder has something
her party all those years ago. This is a story of generations,   find the link—if there is one—between the mobster, Fioratti,        to do with the authenticity of a 200-year-old bottle of
of the relationships within a family—and of what goes to         and Al Qaeda. Meanwhile Fioratti is busy planning a terror-         Bordeaux Jefferson may once have purchased for his good
make a child. Called “the best English novelist of his           for-hire strike that will make him rich beyond the dreams           friend George Washington. Though Lucie plans to auction
generation” by Nick Hornby, Jonathan Coe extends his             of avarice. Soon Tommy and Jake are embroiled in a stew             off the valuable bottle at a charity fundraiser, it soon
range in this magnificent account of a Shropshire family         of American mobsters, killers, and thieves, and the clock           becomes apparent others want to get their hands on
in the last half of the twentieth century.                       is ticking...                                                       what’s quickly becoming a wine to die for.
Fiction                                                          Mystery                                                             Mystery
6 CDs           978-0-7927-5254-7      SLD1245      $64.95       9 CDs           978-0-7927-4869-4          SLD1128      $99.95      8 CDs           978-0-7927-5497-8      SLD1363   $89.95
                                                                 1 MP3CD         978-0-7927-5529-6          CMP1128      $59.95      Also available as a digital download
                                                                 Also available as a digital download
Jackie Collins
                                                                                                                                     Glade B. Curtis and Judith Schuler
Married Lovers ª                                                 Bernard Cornwell                                                    Your Pregnancy Week by Week
Narrated by John Bedford Lloyd
Cameron Paradise, a stunningly beautiful personal trainer,       Sharpe’s Gold                                                       Narrated by Robin Miles
                                                                 Narrated by William Gaminara                                        The most medically current and comprehensive pregnancy
flees her abusive boyfriend in Australia and ends up in L.A.
                                                                 Richard Sharpe embarks on a desperate mission to                    guide available. With more than seventy new topics
Cameron soon gets a job at a private fitness club where
                                                                 recover a treasure hidden behind enemy lines that is vital          covered, and completely updated to keep up with
she encounters the city’s most important players. She has
                                                                                                                                     trends, new products, and safety recommendations, this

                                                                                                                                                                                                  2008 RELEASES
plans to open her own studio, and while every man she            to the success of the war. The gold is in the possession of
                                                                 a powerful guerrilla leader, feared by ally and enemy alike.        sixth edition of the guide includes: detailed descriptions
meets comes on to her, she is focused on working hard
                                                                 But Sharpe’s fiercest battles lie with the British officers,        and illustrations of baby’s developmental milestones
and saving money to achieve her goal. Until she meets
                                                                 ignorant of his deadly secret and mistrustful of his                each week, up-to-date information about medical tests and
Ryan Lambert, that is. An extremely successful independent
                                                                 ruthless methods…                                                   procedures, tips on nutrition and lifestyle and the ways
movie producer, he’s married to overly privileged Mandy
                                                                                                                                     actions affect baby, safe weekly exercises to help mother
Lambert, the daughter of Hamilton J. Heckerling, a               Historical Fiction                                                  stay in shape and comfortable, helpful hints for the
Hollywood power-player son-of-a-bitch mogul.                     8 CDs           978-0-7927-5536-4          SLD1378      $84.95      father-to-be, and information on how a pregnancy affects
Fiction                                                                                                                              a couple, and more.
10 CDs          978-0-7927-5458-9      SLD1324      $99.95
Also available as a digital download                             Sharpe’s Siege                                                      Health
                                                                                                                                     18 CDs          978-0-7927-5235-6      SLD1230   $129.95
                                                                 Narrated by William Gaminara
                                                                                                                                     3 MP3CDs        978-0-7927-5323-0      CMP1230   $ 79.95
                                                                 The invasion of France is under way, and the British Navy
Claire Cook                                                                                                                          Also available as a digital download
                                                                 has called upon the services of Major Richard Sharpe. He
Summer Blowout                                                   and a small force of Riflemen are to capture a fortress
Narrated by Angela Brazil                                        and secure a landing on the French coast. It is to be one           Roddy Doyle
                                                                 of the most dangerous missions of his career. Through the
Bella Shaughnessy is addicted to lipstick with names like
                                                                 incompetence of a recklessly ambitious naval commander              The Deportees and Other Stories
My Chihuahua Bites and Kiss My Lips—an occupational                                                                                  Narrated by Hugh Lee
hazard, since she works at Salon de Paolo, her family-run        and the machinations of his old enemy, French spymaster
                                                                                                                                     The eight tales in Roddy Doyle’s first-ever collection of
beauty salon, along with her four half-brothers and              Pierre Ducos, Sharpe finds himself abandoned in the heart
                                                                                                                                     stories have one thing in common: someone born in
sisters. The owner is her father, Lucky Shaughnessy, a           of enemy territory, facing overwhelming forces and the very
                                                                                                                                     Ireland meets someone who has come to live there. In
gregarious, three-times divorced charmer with Donald             real prospect of defeat. He has no alternative but to trust
                                                                                                                                     the wonderful title story, Jimmy Rabbitte, the man who
Trump hair who is obsessed with all things Italian. After        his fortunes to an American privateer—a man who has no
                                                                                                                                     formed The Commitments, decides that it’s time to find
Bella’s own marriage flames out spectacularly when her           love for the British invaders.
                                                                                                                                     a new band—a multicultural outfit that specializes not in
half-sister runs off with her husband, Bella decides she         Historical Fiction                                                  soul music but in the folk songs of Woody Guthrie. With
has seen enough of the damage love can do. She makes             8 CDs           978-0-7927-5787-0          SLD1527      $79.95      empathy and insight, The Deportees and Other Stories
a vow: no more men.                                              1 MP3CD         978-0-7927-5832-7          CMP1527      $49.95      takes a new slant on the immigrant experience, something
Fiction                                                                                                                              of increasing relevance in today’s Ireland.
5 CDs           978-0-7927-5476-3      SLD1342      $69.95                                                                           Fiction
Also available as a digital download                                                                                                 6 CDs           978-0-7927-5240-0      SLD1254   $64.95
                                                                                                                                     1 MP3CD         978-0-7927-5329-2      CMP1254   $39.95
                                                                                                                                     Also available as a digital download

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                Daniel Mark Epstein                                                Janet Evanovich
                The Lincolns                                                       Fearless Fourteen ª                                              Robert Ferrigno
                Narrated by Adam Grupper                                           Narrated by Lorelei King                                         Sins of the Assassin
                She was witty, tempestuous, a Kentucky blueblood; he               America’s favorite bounty hunter Stephanie Plum is back—         Narrated by L. J. Ganser
                was brilliant, moody, a farmer’s son born in a log-cabin.          and she’s brought along her sidekicks Connie, Lula, and          The year is 2042. New York and Washington D.C. have been
                They got married on a few hours notice in 1842, when he            Grandma Mazur—for a non-stop action adventure that               leveled by nuclear bombs. New Orleans is submerged
                was thirty-three and she was nearly twenty-four. Spanning          takes her throughout New Jersey, from Trenton, to the Jersey     beneath sixty feet of water. The United States no longer exists,
                their mysterious and troubled courtship in 1840 through            Shore, to Atlantic City, and beyond. Vice Captain Joe Morelli,   and in its place two new nations maintain an uneasy
                his assassination in Ford’s Theatre in 1865, Daniel Mark           Super Bounty Hunter, Ranger, and Bob the Dog are all             truce: an Islamic republic in the west and the Christian
                Epstein has produced an incisive and balanced portrait of          along for the ride. There will be comic mayhem, hot sexual       Bible Belt in the south. But stability is threatened when the
                the Lincolns. For the first time, in The Lincolns: Portrait of a   tension, plenty of junk food, exploding cars, pot roast with     President of the Islamic Republic discovers that a Bible
                Marriage we can feel the full force of the tragedy that was        the Plum family, and a viewing at the Burg’s premier             Belt warlord, known simply as The Colonel, is searching
                the slow crumbling of their marriage, knowing it intimately        funeral home.                                                    for a super weapon hidden inside a remote mountain
                from the first act to the last.                                    Mystery                                                          decades earlier by the old United States regime.
                History                                                            7 CDs           978-0-7927-5457-2      SLD1323      $79.95       Thriller
                17 CDs          978-0-7927-5461-9          SLD1327     $119.95     1 MP3CD         978-0-7927-5630-9      CMP1323      $49.95       12 CDs          978-0-7927-5332-2       SLD1295       $110.95
                2 MP3CDs        978-0-7927-5539-5          CMP1327     $ 74.95     Also available as a digital download                             2 MP3CDs        978-0-7927-5333-9       CMP1295       $ 69.95
                Also available as a digital download                                                                                                Also available as a digital download

                                                                                   Plum Lucky               ª
                Carolly Erickson

                                                                                   Narrated by Lorelei King                                         Monica Ferris
                The Tsarina’s Daughter                                             Stephanie Plum has a way of attracting danger, lunatics,         Thai Die
                Narrated by Susan Jameson                                          oddballs, bad luck...and mystery men. And no one is              Narrated by Connie Crawford
                Daria Gradov is an elderly grandmother living in rural western     more mysterious than the unmentionable Diesel. He’s              Doris Valentine returns from a tropical vacation. But it
                America in the 1980s. What neighbors and even her                  back and hot on the trail of a little man in green pants         seems she has packed trouble along with her other
                children don’t know, is that she began her life as the             who’s lost a giant bag of money. Problem is, the money isn’t     souvenirs, which include a dazzling Thai silk…
                Grand Duchess Tatiana, daughter of Tsar Nicholas II and            exactly lost. Stephanie’s Grandma Mazur has found it, and
                                                                                   like any good Jersey senior citizen, she’s hightailed it in      Mystery
                Tsarina Alexandra. The Tsarina’s Daughter centers around                                                                            6 CDs           978-0-7927-5651-4       SLD1403       $64.95
                young Tania, who lives a life of incomparable luxury in            a Winnebago to Atlantic City and hit the slots. With Lula
                                                                                                                                                    Also available as a digital download
                pre-Revolutionary Russia, from the magnificence of the             and Connie in tow, Stephanie attempts to bring Grandma
                Winter Palace in St. Petersburg to the family’s private            home, but the luck of the Irish is rubbing off on everyone:
                enclave outside the capital.                                       Lula’s found a job modeling plus-size lingerie. Connie’s         Gustave Flaubert
                Historical Fiction                                                 found a guy. Diesel’s found Stephanie. And Stephanie
                9 CDs           978-0-7927-5199-1          SLD1215     $89.95      has found herself in over her head with a caper involving        Madame Bovary
                                                                                   thrice-stolen money, a racehorse, a car chase, and a bad         Narrated by Ronald Pickup
                1 MP3CD         978-0-7927-5820-4          CMP1215     $54.95                                                                       Unhappily married to a devoted, clumsy provincial doctor,
                Also available as a digital download                               case of hives.
                                                                                   Mystery                                                          Emma revolts against the ordinariness of her life by pursuing
                                                                                   3 CDs           978-0-7927-5226-4      SLD1222      $39.95       dreams of ecstasy and love. But her sensuous and
                Loren D. Estleman                                                  1 MP3CD         978-0-7927-5298-1      CMP1222      $24.95       sentimental desires lead her only to suffering, corruption,
                                                                                   Also available as a digital download                             and downfall. A brilliant psychological portrait, Madame
                Frames                                                                                                                              Bovary searingly depicts the human mind in search of
                Narrated by William Dufris                                                                                                          transcendence. Acclaimed as a masterpiece upon its
                Enter Valentino, a mild-mannered UCLA film archivist, who          Christine Feehan                                                 publication in 1857, this classic is still revered today as
                buys a decrepit movie palace and uncovers a skeleton in                                                                             one of the finest novels of English literature.
                the secret Prohibition basement. He then makes a second            Turbulent Sea ª                                                  Classic
                discovery: long-lost, priceless, reels of film: Erich von          Narrated by Alyssa Bresnahan
                                                                                   Bewitching rock superstar Joley Drake can have any lover         12 CDs          978-0-7927-5260-8       SLD1253       $110.95
                Stroheim’s infamous Greed. The LAPD wants to take the                                                                               Also available as a digital download
                reels as evidence, jeopardizing the precious old film. If          she wants. But when her life is threatened, her dangerously
                Valentino wants to save his find, he has only one choice:          sexy bodyguard is the only man she needs. There’s just
                solve the murder within seventy-two hours with the help            one problem: his shadowy reputation as a secret Russian
                of his mentor, the noted film scholar Broadhead, and               hit man may put Joley in even greater peril…
                Fanta, a feisty if slightly flaky young law student.               Romance
                Mystery                                                            12 CDs          978-0-7927-5757-3      SLD1504      $110.95
                5 CDs           978-0-7927-5294-3          SLD1289     $69.95      2 MP3CDs        978-0-7927-5826-6      CMP1504      $ 69.95
                Also available as a digital download                               Also available as a digital download

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Jessica Fletcher and Donald Bain                                 Sean Michael Flynn                                                  Thomas Frank
Murder, She Wrote:                                               The Fighting 69th                                                   The Wrecking Crew ª
A Slaying in Savannah                                            Narrated by Erik Steele                                             Narrated by Oliver Wyman
Narrated by Cynthia Darlow                                       On the eve of September 11, 2001, New York City’s                   One of America’s best-known and popular social critics,
When Jessica receives a call that her old friend Tillie          famous National Guard regiment, the fighting 69th Infantry,         Thomas Frank has written the book he was destined to
Mortelaine passed away, she is surprised to learn that Tillie    was not fit for duty. Most of its soldiers were immigrant           write, the culmination of his previous works. In One Market
bequeathed her a million dollars. All Jessica has to do is       kids with no prior military experience, their uniforms were         Under God, he revealed the free market’s triumph over
solve a decades-old mystery—the murder of Tillie’s fiancé        incomplete, and their equipment was derelict. The thought           American culture. In What’s the Matter with Kansas?, he
Wanamaker Jones. There is no shortage of suspects. Many          of deploying such a unit was laughable. Sean Flynn,                 showed why ordinary Americans voted for free-marketeers.
in Savannah stand to benefit from Tillie’s will or are looking   himself a member of the 69th, memorably chronicles                  Now in The Wrecking Crew, Frank reveals the dystopic system
to prosper from her death. With people opposing her at           the transformation of this motley band of amateur soldiers          those same free-marketeers created once in office.
every turn in her investigation, will Jessica be able to solve   into a battle-hardened troop at work in one of the most             Current Affairs
the crime or will she fail her friend?                           lethal quarters of Baghdad.                                         8 CDs           978-0-7927-5498-5      SLD1364     $94.95
Mystery                                                          Current Affairs                                                     Also available as a digital download
6 CDs           978-0-7927-5652-1      SLD1404      $64.95       9 CDs           978-0-7927-5224-0          SLD1220      $89.95
Also available as a digital download                             Also available as a digital download
                                                                                                                                     Anthea Fraser

                                                                 Mignon Fogarty
                                                                                                                                     Next Door to Murder
Murder, She Wrote:                                                                                                                   Narrated by Jacqueline Tong
Murder on Parade                                                 Grammar Girl’s Quick                                                Looking for a new subject for her popular series on local
Narrated by Cynthia Darlow                                       and Dirty Tips for Better Writing ª                                 family businesses, Rona is pleased when her friend
Cabot Cove, Maine, annually hosts an elaborate Fourth of                                                                             Georgia offers to engineer an introduction to Julian Willow,
                                                                 Narrated by the Author
July celebration, and this year is no exception. Between                                                                             of the long-standing furniture emporium. Julian and his
                                                                 Mignon Fogarty, a.k.a. Grammar Girl, is determined to wipe
historical reenactments, parade floats, and the fireworks                                                                            wife Felicity welcome Rona’s interest, and offer her all
                                                                 out bad grammar—but she’s also determined to make the

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show, the community is abuzz with activity. No one is more                                                                           the help she needs to write her article. Unusually, given
                                                                 process as painless as possible. With the trademark wit,
enthusiastic than the town’s newest resident, corporate                                                                              Rona’s propensity for uncovering dark secrets, there
                                                                 warmth, and approachability that the podcasts are known
mogul Joseph Lennon. His insistence on financing a                                                                                   seem to be no skeletons in the Willow family cupboards.
                                                                 for, Grammar Girl’s Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing
fireworks extravaganza to rival New York City has caused                                                                             But this time it seems there may be a mystery closer to
                                                                 covers the grammar rules and word choice guidelines that
a bit of a stir among many folks who feel the town is                                                                                home.
                                                                 can confound even the best writers.
losing its identity and traditions. But before the fireworks     Nonfiction                                                          Mystery
are over, joy turns to horror when Lennon’s lifeless                                                                                 6 CDs           978-0-7927-5788-7      SLD1528     $64.95
                                                                 6 CDs           978-0-7927-5480-0          SLD1346      $69.95
body is discovered, floating in the water outside his            Also available as a digital download
office complex.
Mystery                                                                                                                              Stephen Frey
6 CDs           978-0-7927-5344-5      SLD1300      $64.95       Karin Fossum                                                        Forced Out
Also available as a digital download
                                                                 Black Seconds                                                       Narrated by L. J. Ganser
                                                                 Narrated by David Rintoul                                           Forced to retire from his job as a scout for the Yankees,
                                                                 Ida Joner gets on her brand-new bike and sets off to buy            Jack Barrett is just getting by in a small Florida town
Bill Floyd                                                                                                                           when his daughter drags him to watch the local minor
                                                                 sweets. A good-natured, happy girl, she is looking forward
The Killer’s Wife                                                to her tenth birthday. Thirty-five minutes after Ida should         league team play. On the field, he spots a remarkable
Narrated by Isabel Keating                                       have come home, her mother, Helga, starts to worry. She             player, Mikey Clement, a kid whose amazing natural skill
Can you ever really know someone? Six years after her            phones the shop and various friends, but no one has seen            on the field is overshadowed by his bad attitude and
ex-husband is sentenced to death for a series of gruesome        her daughter. As the family goes out looking for Ida,               solitary habits. In Clement, Jack thinks he might have
murders, Leigh Wren has almost succeeded in putting her          Helga’s worst nightmare becomes reality, and they contact           found his ticket back to the big time. But the young man
past to rest. But her assumed identity quickly unravels          the police. Usually missing children are found within               has a secret that will put all of Jack’s plans—and maybe
when the father of one of her ex-husband’s victims               forty-eight hours. Ida Joner seems to have vanished                 even his life—in jeopardy.
begins stalking her and publicly exposes her past. As            without a trace.                                                    Thriller
Leigh grapples with memories of her marriage to a man                                                                                10 CDs          978-0-7927-5535-7      SLD1377     $94.95
whom she exposed to the world as a deviant serial killer, a                                                                          Also available as a digital download
                                                                 8 CDs           978-0-7927-5268-4          SLD1263      $79.95
more deadly game of cat and mouse begins.
6 CDs           978-0-7927-5252-3      SLD1244      $64.95
Also available as a digital download

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                Thomas L. Friedman                                                Zarah Ghahramani with Robert Hillman                            Lee Goldberg
                Hot, Flat, and Crowded ª                                          My Life as a Traitor                                            Mr. Monk is Miserable
                Narrated by Oliver Wyman                                          Narrated by Marjanne Doree                                      Narrated by Laura Hicks
                Friedman brings a fresh outlook to the crises of destabilizing    Zarah Ghahramani was born in Tehran in 1981, two years          On a return trip from Germany, Monk and Natalie stop over
                climate change and rising competition for energy—both             after Ayatollah Khomeini returned to Iran to establish the      in Paris. They visit the catacombs—a vast, underground
                of which could poison our world if we do not act quickly          Islamic Republic. Her life changed suddenly in 2001 when,       cavern in the center of the city, lined with millions of human
                and collectively. His argument speaks to all of us who are        after having taken part in student demonstrations, she          bones. Monk picks up a skull and announces that the person
                concerned about the state of America in the global future.        was arrested and charged with “inciting crimes against          was murdered. Most of the bodies came from a battlefield,
                Friedman proposes that an ambitious national strategy is          the people of the Islamic Republic of Iran.” While imprisoned   but Monk believes the wound that killed this man came
                not only what we need to save the planet from overheating;        in Tehran’s notorious Evin Prison, she faced brutal             from a modern weapon made in the last few years. He
                it is what we need to make America healthier, richer, more        interrogation: her head was shaved, and she was beaten.         thinks someone hid a recent murder victim among the
                innovative, more productive, and more secure.                     After being released, she was forbidden to return to            ancient bones...
                Current Affairs                                                   university, and soon realized that she had no future in         Mystery
                17 CDs          978-0-7927-5475-6          SLD1341     $124.95    her native land.                                                6 CDs           978-0-7927-5760-3       SLD1507       $64.95
                2 MP3CDs        978-0-7927-5526-5          CMP1341     $ 74.95    Autobiography                                                   Also available as a digital download
                Also available as a digital download                              7 CDs           978-0-7927-5264-6      SLD1259     $74.95
                                                                                  Also available as a digital download
                                                                                                                                                  Laurence Gonzales
                Frances Fyfield                                                                                                                   Everyday Survival
                Perfectly Pure and Good                                           Emily Giffin                                                    Narrated by Kevin T. Collins

                Narrated by Rula Lenska                                           Love the One You’re With ª                                      Laurence Gonzales turns his talent for gripping narrative,
                When Sarah Fortune is sent to a small town in Norfolk,            Narrated by Katherine McInerney                                 knowledge of the way our minds and bodies work, and
                she goes willingly. Sorting out the inheritance problems of       Ellen’s relationship to Andy doesn’t just seem perfect on       bottomless curiosity about the world to the topic of how
                the Pardoes, Merton-on-Sea’s premier family, promises to          the surface, it really is perfect. She loves his family, and    we can best use the lessons of our evolutionary history
                distance her from a claustrophobic relationship with              everything about him, including that he brings out the best     to overcome the hazards of everyday life. He finds that
                Malcolm Cook. But she soon discovers that guilt, insecurity,      in her. That is, until Ellen unexpectedly runs into Leo. The    natural laws profoundly affect our actions, and he reveals
                unrequited love, and a touch of insanity afflict the Pardoes      one who got away. The one who brought out the worst in          the hidden causes and costs of our behavior, whether as
                and the town, as well as the legacy of a suicide which took       her. The one she can’t forget. This is the story about why we   individuals or as a species whose decisions may be leading
                place two years before, when a beautiful woman with an            chose to love the ones we love, and why we just can’t forget    to darker times.
                uncanny resemblance to Sarah walked into the sea and              the ones who aren’t right for us.                               Nonfiction
                never came back.                                                  Fiction                                                         8 CDs           978-0-7927-5836-5       SLD1539       $79.95
                Mystery                                                           9 CDs           978-0-7927-5488-6      SLD1354     $94.95       Also available as a digital download
                6 CDs           978-0-7927-5793-1          SLD1533     $ 64.95    Also available as a digital download

                                                                                                                                                  Carol Goodman
                Brigitte Gabriel                                                  Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen
                                                                                                                                                  The Night Villa
                They Must Be Stopped ª                                            Days of Infamy ª                                                Narrated by Susanna Burney
                Narrated by the Author                                            Narrated by William Dufris                                      Recovering from a shocking act of violence, Cory Chase
                With this follow-up to her New York Times bestseller              Pearl Harbor is in utter chaos after the unexpected third       decides that taking part in The Papyrus Project, which aims
                Because They Hate, Brigitte Gabriel brings an experienced         strike by Imperial Japanese Naval Air Forces, ordered into      to restore the charred scrolls of Pompeii, might offer her
                and populist voice to topics that continue to be in the           the attack by Admiral Yamamoto. Yamamoto is horrified to        a much needed escape. That is until she suspects that
                forefront of our world. Her dynamic personality, personal         discover that the Foreign Ministry office of his government     the Modern Pythagoreans, a cult who believe that a lost
                experience, and international expertise have propelled            has utterly failed in their promise to insure that a proper     manuscript of Pythagoras may still exist, are also
                her into the spotlight as one of the most sought after            declaration of war be delivered to America prior to the         interested in the scrolls. Suddenly Cory finds herself
                terrorism experts in the media. They Must Be Stopped              opening of hostilities. As someone who has spent years in       following a trail that leads her through Southern Italy, Sicily,
                is a call to action, encouraging mobilization to combat           America, Yamamoto perhaps more than any other military          and to Pythagoras’ birthplace, where she is pulled into a
                radical Islamofascism and its goal of world domination.           man serving “His Imperial Majesty” knows that America’s         terrifying underworld of conspiracy to reignite an ancient
                                                                                  response, rather than one that might have led eventually        cult that once rivaled Christianity in the Roman World…
                                                                                  to a negotiated settlement, will be instead a bitter push       Fiction
                7 CDs           978-0-7927-5644-6          SLD1396     $74.95
                Also available as a digital download                              for total war.                                                  10 CDs          978-0-7927-5441-1       SLD1307       $94.95
                                                                                  Historical Fiction                                              Also available as a digital download
                                                                                  10 CDs          978-0-7927-5447-3      SLD1313     $99.95
                                                                                  Also available as a digital download

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Sam Gosling                                                     Andrew Sean Greer                                                   Mark Helprin
Snoop                                                           The Story of a Marriage                                             Winter’s Tale ª
Narrated by David Drummond                                      Narrated by S. Epatha Merkerson                                     Narrated by Oliver Wyman
Does what’s on your desk reveal what’s on your mind? Do         It is 1953 and Pearlie, a dutiful young housewife, finds            This is a story about the beauty and complexity of the
those pictures on your walls tell true tales about you? And     herself living in the Sunset District in San Francisco,             human soul, about God, love, and justice, and yet you can
is your favorite outfit about to give you away? For the last    caring not only for her husband’s fragile health but also           lose yourself in it as if it were a dream. You will be transported
ten years psychologist Sam Gosling has been studying how        for her son, who is afflicted with polio. Then, one Saturday        to New York of the Belle Epoque, to a city clarified by a
people project (and protect) their inner selves. By exploring   morning, a stranger appears on her doorstep, and                    siege of unprecedented winters. One night, Peter Lake—
our private worlds (desks, bedrooms, even our clothes           everything changes. For six months in 1953 young Pearlie            orphan, master-mechanic, and master second-story man—
and our cars), he shows not only how we showcase                Cook struggles to understand the world around her, and              attempts to rob a fortress-like mansion on the Upper West
our personalities in unexpected—and unplanned—ways,             most especially her husband, Holland. Pearlie’s story is a          Side. Though he thinks the house is empty, the daughter
but also how we create personality in the first place,          meditation not only on love but also on the effects of war,         of the house is home. Thus begins the affair between the
communicate it others, and interpret the world around us.       with one war recently over and another coming to a close.           middle-aged Irish burglar and Beverly Penn, a young girl
Nonfiction                                                      Fiction                                                             who is dying. Because of a love that at first he cannot fully
7 CDs           978-0-7927-5645-3      SLD1397     $74.95       6 CDs           978-0-7927-5460-2          SLD1326      $69.95      understand, Peter, a simple and uneducated man, will be
Also available as a digital download                            Also available as a digital download                                driven “to stop time and bring back the dead.”
                                                                                                                                    22 CDs          978-0-7927-5258-5         SLD1231       $139.95
Eileen Goudge                                                   Beth Harbison                                                       3 MP3CDs        978-0-7927-5330-8         CMP1231       $ 84.95
Domestic Affairs                                                Secrets of a Shoe Addict                                            Also available as a digital download
Narrated by Susan Ericksen                                      Narrated by Orlagh Cassidy
Rosie and Abigail are like family, Ina Merriweather used to     Loreen Murphy hadn’t meant to hire a male prostitute                Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson
say. That is, until the day Ina abruptly cast out her house-    in Las Vegas. It was all just a big, stupid, expensive              Paul of Dune ª
keeper, Rosie, and her fifteen-year-old daughter Abigail.       misunderstanding. Abbey Walsh never intended anyone to              Narrated by Scott Brick

                                                                                                                                                                                                         2008 RELEASES
Abigail felt deeply betrayed, especially by Ina’s daughter      find out about the fact that she’s being blackmailed. As            The Maud’Dib’s jihad is in full swing. His warrior legions,
Lila, who was her closest friend. Only Lila’s twin brother      a minister’s wife, her sordid past was supposed to be a             led by Stilgar, march from victory to victory. But beneath
Vaughn, with whom Abigail had been exploring the joys           secret. Tiffany Vanderslice Dreyer never dreamed that she’d         the joy of victory and the pride of Fremen devotion there
and heartaches of first love, showed any compassion. Now,       find herself up to her eyeballs in credit card debt from one        are dangerous undercurrents. Paul, like every great
twenty-five years later, an old score is about to be settled…   mad moment of a shopping spree. She’s an upstanding                 conqueror has enemies and those who would betray him
and an old love rekindled.                                      wife and mother with the perfect marriage...right?                  to steal the awesome power he commands…and Paul
Fiction                                                         Fiction                                                             begins to have doubts: Is the jihad getting out of his control?
15 CDs          978-0-7927-5455-8      SLD1321     $114.95      7 CDs           978-0-7927-5456-5          SLD1322      $79.95      Has he created anarchy? Has he been betrayed by those
2 MP3CDs        978-0-7927-5503-6      CMP1321     $ 74.95      Also available as a digital download                                he loves and trusts the most? And most of all, he wonders:
Also available as a digital download                                                                                                am I going mad?
                                                                Colin Harrison                                                      Science Fiction
                                                                                                                                    15 CDs          978-0-7927-5658-3         SLD1410       $117.95
Sarah Graves                                                    The Finder                                                          2 MP3CDs        978-0-7927-5815-0         CMP1410       $ 74.95
The Book of Old Houses                                          Narrated by Jason Culp                                              Also available as a digital download
Narrated by Lindsay Ellison                                     A beautiful, secretive Chinese woman, Jin-Li, gets involved
When a mysterious book is unearthed from the foundation         in a brilliant scheme to steal valuable information from            Frank Herbert
of Jake’s 1823 fixer-upper, she immediately sends it off        corporations in New York City. When the plan is discovered
to local book historian Horace Robotham. After all, there       by powerful New Yorkers who stand to lose enormous sums             Children of Dune ª
must be a logical explanation for why the long-buried           of money, Jin-Li goes on the run. Meanwhile, her former             Narrated by Brick Vance and Cast
volume has her name in it—written in what looks                 lover, Ray Grant, a man who was out of the country for              In this third installment, the sand-blasted world of Arrakis
suspiciously like blood. But all logic goes out the window      years but who recently returned, is caught up in the search         has become green, watered, and fertile. Old Paul Atreides,
when the book disappears, and Horace turns up dead.             for her. Ray has not been forthcoming to Jin-Li about why           who led the desert Fremen to political and religious
When two more victims turn up in a town better known for        he left New York, but his training and strengths will be put        domination of the galaxy, is gone. But for the children of
its scenic views and historic homes than its body count,        to the ultimate test against those who are unmerciful in            Dune, the very blossoming of their land contains the seeds
Jake and her comrade-in-sleuthing, Ellie White, need to         their desire to regain a fortune lost.                              of its own destruction. The altered climate is destroying
go on the prowl to find someone who may believe that                                                                                the giant sandworms, and this in turn is disastrous for the
                                                                Fiction                                                             planet’s economy.
the pages of an ancient book are the blueprint for a            10 CDs          978-0-7927-5255-4          SLD1249      $94.95
perfect murder.                                                 Also available as a digital download                                Science Fiction
Mystery                                                                                                                             14 CDs          978-0-7927-5232-5         SLD1228       $115.95
8 CDs           978-0-7927-5242-4      SLD1219     $79.95                                                                           2 MP3CDs        978-0-7927-5304-9         CMP1228       $ 69.95
Also available as a digital download                                                                                                Also available as a digital download

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                Frank Herbert (cont.)                                             Hermann Hesse                                                  Georgette Heyer
                God Emperor of Dune ª                                             Demian                                                         Cotillion
                Narrated by Simon Vance and Scott Brick                           Narrated by Jeff Woodman                                       Narrated by Phyllida Nash
                More than three thousand years have passed since the first        The dramatic story of young, docile Emil Sinclair’s descent—   The three great-nephews of cantankerous Mr. Penicuik
                events recorded in Dune. Only one link survives with those        led by precocious schoolmate Max Demian—into a secret          know better than to ignore his summons, especially when
                tumultuous times: the grotesque figure of Leto Atreides,          and dangerous world of petty crime and revolt against          it concerns the bestowal of his fortune. The wily old gentleman
                son of the prophet Paul Muad’Dib, and now the virtually           convention and eventual awakening to selfhood. A brilliant     has hatched a typically freakish plan for his stepdaughter’s
                immortal God Emperor of Dune. He alone understands                psychological portrait of a troubled young man’s quest for     future and his own amusement—his fortune will be Kitty’s
                the future, and he knows with a terrible certainty that the       self-awareness, this coming-of-age novel achieved instant      dowry. But while the beaux are scrambling for her hand,
                evolution of his race is at an end unless he can breed new        critical and popular acclaim upon its 1919 publication.        Kitty counters with her own inventive, if daring, scheme—a
                qualities into his species. But to achieve his final victory,     A landmark in the history of 20th-century literature, it       sham engagement should keep wedlock at bay...
                Leto Atreides must also bring about his own downfall.             reflects the author’s preoccupation with the duality of        Romance
                Science Fiction                                                   human nature and the pursuit of spiritual fulfillment.         10 CDs          978-0-7927-5774-0       SLD1514      $94.95
                13 CDs          978-0-7927-5452-7          SLD1318     $119.95    Classic
                2 MP3CDs        978-0-7927-5520-3          CMP1318     $ 74.95    5 CDs           978-0-7927-5472-5      SLD1338    $64.95       Footsteps in the Dark
                Also available as a digital download                              Also available as a digital download                           Narrated by Maureen O’Brien
                                                                                                                                                 When Peter, Margaret, and Celia inherit a rambling old
                                                                                                                                                 house from an uncle, they consider it to have a certain
                Heretics of Dune ª                                                The Glass Bead Game                                            charm despite its ramshackle appearance. But suspicion
                Narrated by Simon Vance and Scott Brick                           Narrated by David Colacci                                      is roused when they discover that for years no one has

                On Arrakis, now called Rakis, known to legend as Dune,            Set in the 23rd-century, The Glass Bead Game is the story      been very keen to set foot in the place—indeed, their uncle
                ten times ten centuries have passed. The planet is                of Joseph Knecht, who has been raised in Castalia, the         chose to live quite far away from this particular property—
                becoming desert again. The Lost Ones are returning home           remote place his society has provided for the intellectual     the reason being that it is said to be haunted. The things
                from the far reaches of space. The great sandworms are            elite to grow and flourish. Since childhood, Knecht has        that go bump in the night take on a more sinister air when
                dying, and the Bene Gesserit and the Bene Tleilax struggle        been consumed with mastering the Glass Bead Game,              a murder is committed.
                to direct the future of Dune. The children of Dune’s children     which requires a synthesis of aesthetics and scientific        Mystery
                awaken as from a dream, wielding the new power of a               arts, such as mathematics, music, logic, and philosophy,       7 CDs           978-0-7927-5494-7       SLD1360      $79.95
                heresy called love.                                               which he achieves in adulthood, becoming a Magister Ludi       Also available as a digital download
                Science Fiction                                                   (Master of the Game).
                15 CDs          978-0-7927-5661-3          SLD1413     $117.95    Classic                                                        Reginald Hill
                2 MP3CDs        978-0-7927-5828-0
                Also available as a digital download
                                                           CMP1413     $ 74.95    17 CDs          978-0-7927-5608-8      SLD1382    $124.95      A Pinch of Snuff
                                                                                  2 MP3CDs        978-0-7927-5831-0      CMP1382    $ 74.95      Narrated by Colin Buchanan
                                                                                  Also available as a digital download
                                                                                                                                                 Everyone knew about the kind of films they showed at the
                                                                                                                                                 Calliope Club—once the Residents’ Association and the
                Joan Hess
                                                                                                                                                 local Women’s Group had given them some free publicity.
                Mummy Dearest                                                     Steppenwolf                                                    But when Peter Pascoe’s dentist suggests that one film
                Narrated by C. J. Critt                                           Narrated by Peter Weller                                       in particular is more than just good clean dirty fun, the
                After a long courtship, Claire Malloy—Arkansas bookseller         Harry Haller is a sad and lonely figure, a reclusive           inspector begins to make a few discreet inquiries.
                and widowed mother—has finally said “I do” to her swain,          intellectual for whom life holds no joy. He struggles          Mystery
                Lt. Peter Rosen. Now they are on their honeymoon in Luxor,        to reconcile the wild primeval wolf and the rational man       6 CDs           978-0-7927-5783-2       SLD1523      $64.95
                Egypt. Well, Claire is on her honeymoon—accompanied               within himself without surrendering to the bourgeois values
                by Caron, her teenaged daughter, and Inez, Caron’s best           he despises. His life changes dramatically when he meets       Susan Hill
                friend and frequent partner in adventure. Peter is mostly         a woman who is his opposite, the carefree and elusive
                away on various mysterious consultations with equally             Hermine. With its blend of Eastern mysticism and Western       The Pure in Heart
                mysterious government agencies for his new mysterious             culture, Hesse’s best-known and most autobiographical          Narrated by Steven Pacey
                job. Claire is intent on a quiet, uneventful honeymoon, but       work, originally published in English in 1929, Steppenwolf     A little boy is kidnapped as he stands with his satchel
                things soon go from bucolic to creepy...                          continues to speak to our souls and marks it as a classic      at the gate of his home, waiting for his lift to school. An
                                                                                  of modern literature.                                          ex-con finds it impossible to stay straight. A severely
                Mystery                                                                                                                          handicapped young woman dies in the night—has someone
                10 CDs          978-0-7927-5256-1          SLD1250     $94.95     Classic
                                                                                  6 CDs           978-0-7927-5257-8      SLD1251    $64.95       who loves her helped her out of this world? Once again,
                1 MP3CD         978-0-7927-5349-0          CMP1250     $54.95
                                                                                  1 MP3CD         978-0-7927-5338-4      CMP1251    $39.95       Susan Hill brilliantly creates a community, with detail so
                Also available as a digital download
                                                                                  Also available as a digital download                           sharp and convincing that readers feel that these people
                                                                                                                                                 are their neighbors. And that terror and evil are always
                                                                                                                                                 in their midst...
                                                                                                                                                 10 CDs          978-0-7927-5262-2       SLD1257      $94.95

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Tami Hoag                                                        Illegal Possession                                                  Iris Johansen
Heart of Dixie                                                   Narrated by Deanna Hurst                                            Capture the Rainbow
Narrated by Deborah Hazlett                                      What she was doing was immoral, illegal, and could easily get       Narrated by Angela Brazil
She was a blond goddess, a box office megastar. Every            her killed—but Troy Bennett wasn’t apologizing to anyone.           Gorgeous Hollywood stunt double Kendra Michaels is
woman wanted to be her; every man wanted to bed her.             She’d been caught red-handed in the middle of a felony              vying for the job of her life—a high-paying, high-risk jump
But over a year ago Devon Stafford vanished without a            and she couldn’t have picked a more dangerous man to                that will clear the debt on her brother’s medical bills.
trace. As a biographer, Jake Gannon had taught himself           be holding her fate in his hands. Not that straitlaced              Casey Michaels was a stuntman himself until a job went
to follow the clues of a person’s life story like a detective.   businessman Dallas Cameron intended to turn her over to             tragically wrong. Now Kendra is prepared to take the
When his car died in a little town called Mare’s Nest on the     the law. He had far more devious intentions for the sexy cat        same chance. There’s just one man standing in her way,
Carolina coast, he had to admit he’d come to a dead end.         burglar. He planned to uncover the secrets of this complex          a man whose irresistible magnetism seduced her in ways
There he met a .38-toting tow-truck driver named Dixie           and mysterious woman who broke into homes and yet had               she’d never experienced—and never before surrendered
La Fontaine. She was no celebrity, but Dixie had an              connections with Interpol, who rejected his interest but            to...Director Joel Damon gets what he wants. And he
irresistible sex appeal all her own. What did this down-to-      seduced him at every turn.                                          wants Kendra.
earth woman know about a missing movie star?                     Romance                                                             Romance
Romance                                                          5 CDs           978-0-7927-5443-5          SLD1309      $59.95      5 CDs           978-0-7927-5654-5      SLD1406      $59.95
5 CDs           978-0-7927-5653-8      SLD1405      $59.95       Also available as a digital download                                Also available as a digital download
1 MP3CD         978-0-7927-5830-3      CMP1405      $39.95
Also available as a digital download                             Aldous Huxley
                                                                 Brave New World                                                     The Golden Valkyrie
                                                                                                                                     Narrated by Angela Brazil
Mismatch                                                         Narrated by Michael York                                            Feisty, beautiful private detective Honey Winston had
Narrated by Jen Taylor                                           On the 75th anniversary of its publication, this outstanding        been duped into invading Prince Rubinoff’s hotel suite
Bronwynn Prescott Pierson had certainly made a mess              work of literature is more crucial and relevant today than          hidden in a room service cart. When smoke flushed her
of things. She’d left a disloyal groom at the altar, driven      ever before. Cloning, feel-good drugs, anti-aging programs,         from her hiding place, Honey confronted the mocking
to Vermont, and now stood, near-tears, on the steps of           and total social control through politics, programming and          prince the gossip columns called “Lusty Lance.” But the

                                                                                                                                                                                                      2008 RELEASES
a ramshackle Victorian house in her satin wedding gown.          media—has Aldous Huxley accurately predicted our                    man behind the glittering facade was an artist who
When a gorgeous man emerged from the woods, she didn’t           future? With a storyteller’s genius, he weaves these ethical        created exquisite paintings the world would never see.
know whether to chase him away with a stick or run into          controversies in a compelling narrative that dawns in the           Could Honey’s love help Lance escape his glided prison?
his arms...                                                      year 632 A. F. (After Ford, the deity). When Lenina and
                                                                 Bernard visit a savage reservation, we experience how               Romance
Romance                                                          Utopia can destroy humanity.                                        5 CDs           978-0-7927-5470-1      SLD1336      $59.95
5 CDs           978-0-7927-5459-6      SLD1325      $64.95                                                                           Also available as a digital download
Also available as a digital download                             Classic
                                                                 7 CDs           978-0-7927-5225-7          SLD1221      $74.95
                                                                 1 MP3CD         978-0-7927-5321-6          CMP1221      $44.95      Robert Kagan
Kay Hooper                                                       Also available as a digital download
                                                                                                                                     Return of History
If There Be Dragons                                                                                                                  and the End of Dreams
Narrated by Deanna Hurst                                         John Izzo
                                                                                                                                     Narrated by Holter Graham
In the isolated sanctuary of her Montana ranch, no one           Five Secrets You Must                                               Hopes for a new peaceful international order after the
could hurt Brooke Kennedy, whose gift had led her to build
walls of ice around her heart. One person had stormed
                                                                 Discover Before You Die                                             end of the Cold War have been dashed by sobering realities:
                                                                 Narrated by the Author                                              Great powers are once again competing for honor and
those barricades: her friend Pepper, who embraced the
                                                                 For this remarkable book and the upcoming companion                 influence. The world remains “unipolar,” but international
world and meddled in the lives of those she loved. Now
                                                                 TV program to be aired on PBS, Dr. John Izzo and his                competition among the United States, Russia, China, Europe,
Brooke needed help, and Pepper sent troubleshooter Cody
                                                                 colleagues surveyed more than 200 people ages sixty to              Japan, India, and Iran raise new threats of regional conflict.
Nash to melt the barriers Brooke had raised. A golden man
                                                                 one hundred-six identified by others as having lived happy          In The Return of History and the End of Dreams, Robert
whose tender persuasion opened the door to the maze
                                                                 lives and as having found purpose and contentment. Here             Kagan masterfully poses the most important questions
that was Brooke’s soul, Cody dared face the fire-breathing
                                                                 he presents their valuable advice on what really matters in         facing the liberal democratic countries, challenging them
dragons that haunted her mind. But first, Brooke had to
                                                                 life, and how to put this cumulative wisdom into practice.          to choose whether they want to shape history or let others
believe that he loved her—enough to catch her when she
                                                                 The interviewees, ranging from aboriginal elders to town            shape it for them.
fell off the edge of the world.
                                                                 barbers, from Holocaust survivors to former CEOs, reflect           Current Events
Romance                                                          back on their lives to identify the sources of happiness and        3 CDs           978-0-7927-5487-9      SLD1353      $44.95
5 CDs           978-0-7927-5898-3      SLD1600      $59.95       meaning as well as lessons learned, regrets, and major              Also available as a digital download
Also available as a digital download                             crossroads.
                                                                 4 CDs           978-0-7927-5231-8          SLD1227      $49.95
                                                                 Also available as a digital download

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                Stuart M. Kaminsky                                                Julie Kenner                                                    David S. Kidder and Noah D. Oppenheim
                The People Who Walk in Darkness                                   Deja Demon                                                      The Intellectual Devotional
                Narrated by Daniel Oreskes                                        Narrated by Laura Hicks                                         Narrated by Oliver Wyman and Helen Litchfield
                Inspector Rostnikov travels to Siberia to investigate a murder    Between attending gala fundraisers for her husband’s            Millions of Americans keep bedside books of prayer and
                at a diamond mine, where he discovers an old secret…              political campaign, training her teenage daughter to wield      meditative reflection—collections of daily passages to
                and an even older personal problem. His compatriots head          a crossbow and a stiletto, pottytraining a toddler, and         stimulate spiritual thought and advancement. The
                to Kiev on a trail of smuggled diamonds and kidnapped             her increasingly complicated personal life, Kate Connor         Intellectual Devotional is a secular version of the same—
                guest workers, and what they discover leads them to a vast        hardly has time to prepare for the impending chaos of           a collection of 365 short lessons that will inspire and
                conspiracy that not only has international repercussions          a neighborhood Easter party that has her enslaved to            invigorate the listener every day of the year. Each daily
                but threatens them on a very personal level.                      dying hundreds of hard-boiled eggs. Keeping the local           digest of wisdom is drawn from one of the seven fields
                Mystery                                                           kiddos in line will take all of Kate’s skills as a mother and   of knowledge: history, literature, philosophy, mathematics
                7 CDs           978-0-7927-5442-8          SLD1308     $79.95     demon hunter, just when she’ll need them the most. The          and science, religion, fine arts, and music.
                Also available as a digital download                              High Demon Goramesh has returned to San Diablo—this             Inspirational
                                                                                  time with a full-blown army of the undead and a powerful        16 CDs          978-0-7927-5657-6      SLD1409     $119.95
                                                                                  demonic ally.                                                   2 MP3CDs        978-0-7927-5816-7      CMP1409     $ 74.95
                H. R. F. Keating                                                  Mystery                                                         Also available as a digital download
                Inspector Ghote’s First Case                                      10 CDs          978-0-7927-5415-2      SLD1306     $94.95
                Narrated by Sam Dastor                                            Also available as a digital download
                Newly-promoted Inspector Ghote is thrilled to be granted                                                                          Intellectual Devotional:
                casual leave until he takes up his post, as it allows him
                                                                                  Alexander Kent
                                                                                                                                                  Modern Culture

                to spend time with his pregnant wife, who is desperate                                                                            Narrated by Oliver Wyman and Helen Litchfield
                to watch a showing of Hamlet at the cinema. Their plans           Midshipman Bolitho                                              Get your daily dose of contemporary culture! Learn about
                are ruined, however, since Sir Rustom Engineer requires           Narrated by Michael Jayston                                     the essential artists, works, icons, and consumer products
                Ghote to investigate the suicide of his friend’s wife. Worried    The year is 1772, and Richard Bolitho is a sixteen-year-old     that have defined the way we live and express ourselves.
                about his wife’s imminent delivery, Ghote nevertheless            midshipman about to undergo a severe initiation into the        From War and Peace to The Catcher in the Rye, from
                travels to the home of Mr. Dawkins, where he is                   game of seamanship. The audiobook follows young                 Beethoven to John Lennon, from H.L. Mencken to Marilyn
                unconvinced by the story of Iris Dawkins’ death.                  Bolitho’s adventures as he intercepts and destroys a            Monroe, from Andy Warhol to American Idol—the defining
                Mystery                                                           band of vicious pirates and then is swept away on a             events and figures from literature, music, film, sports, and
                8 CDs           978-0-7927-5789-4          SLD1529     $79.95     dangerous mission through the treacherous stamping              pop culture are served up in morsels of daily wisdom that
                1 MP3CD         978-0-7927-5833-4          CMP1529     $49.95     ground of smugglers, wreckers, and murderers.                   will revive forgotten knowledge and open new horizons of
                                                                                  Historical Fiction                                              intellectual discovery.
                                                                                  6 CDs           978-0-7927-5792-4      SLD1532     $64.95       Inspirational
                Rules, Regs, and Rotten Eggs                                                                                                      16 CDs          978-0-7927-5837-2      SLD1537     $119.95
                Narrated by Sheila Mitchell                                                                                                       2 MP3CDs        978-0-7927-5822-8      CMP1537     $ 74.95
                Detective Superintendent Harriet Martens wants to resign          Sherrilyn Kenyon                                                Also available as a digital download
                after the new Assistant Chief Constable at the head               Acheron ª
                of the CID makes her feel inferior in her job. However,           Narrated by Holter Graham                                       Haven Kimmel
                her thoughts of resignation are interrupted when the              Eleven thousand years ago a god was born. Cursed into the
                pro-hunting politician Robert Roughouse suspiciously              body of a human, Acheron spent a lifetime of shame. His         Iodine
                collapses during one of his vehement speeches at an               human death unleashed an unspeakable horror that                Narrated by the Author
                anti-hunting demonstration. Sensing that someone has              almost destroyed the earth. Brought back against his will,      Brilliant, unconventional college senior Trace Pennington
                deliberately attempted to murder Roughouse, and seeing            he became the sole defender of mankind. Only it was never       has eked out an impoverished, solitary, but highly
                an opportunity to prove her worth to the ACC, Detective           that simple. For centuries, he has fought for our survival      functional existence in the years since she ran away from
                Martens determinately takes charge of the investigation.          and hidden a past he never wants revealed. Until a lone         her abusive home. But when Trace finds love with a much
                The talented H. R. F. Keating is at the top of his game in        woman who refuses to be intimidated by him threatens his        older man, her life is upended and she’s forced to face
                this latest stunning English police procedural.                   very existence. Now his survival, and ours, hinges on hers      herself and her past. After recovering a horrific, long-
                Mystery                                                           and old enemies reawaken and unite to kill them both.           suppressed memory, she discovers that much of her
                6 CDs           978-0-7927-5259-2          SLD1252     $64.95                                                                     present-day life is a carefully constructed delusion.
                                                                                  19 CDs          978-0-7927-5473-2      SLD1339     $134.95      Fiction
                                                                                  Also available as a digital download                            7 CDs           978-0-7927-5537-1      SLD1379     $84.95
                                                                                                                                                  Also available as a digital download

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Dalai Lama and Paul Ekman, PhD                                  Donna Leon                                                          Peter Lovesey, ed
Emotional Awareness                    ª
                                                                The Girl of His Dreams                                              The Verdict of Us All
Narrated by Richard Gere                                        Narrated by David Colacci                                           Narrated by Ric Jerrom and Sheila Mitchell
The Dalai Lama and renown psychologist Paul Ekman               On a rainy morning, not long after the funeral of his mother,       To the delight of mystery fans everywhere, London’s
share their thinking about science and spirituality, the        Commissario Brunetti and Ispettore Vianello respond to a            legendary Detection Club has chosen to celebrate the
bonds between East and West, and the nature and quality         911 call reporting a body floating near the steps in one            80th birthday of past-president and acclaimed mystery
of our emotional lives. In this unparalleled series of          of Venice’s side canals. Reaching down to pull it out,              author H. R. F. Keating with this enjoyable anthology of
conversations, these two leading thinkers prod and push         Brunetti’s wrist is caught by the silkiness of golden hair,         seventeen short stories by some of the biggest names in
toward answers to the central questions of emotional            and he sees a small foot—together he and Vianello lift a            the business. Authors include P. D. James, Peter Lovesey
experience.                                                     dead girl from the water. But, inconceivably, no one has            and Colin Dexter.
Inspirational                                                   reported a missing child, nor the theft of the gold jewelry         Mystery
5 CDs           978-0-7927-5643-9          SLD1395   $59.95     that she carries. So Brunetti is drawn into a search not            8 CDs           978-0-7927-5510-4      SLD1374     $69.95
Also available as a digital download                            only for the cause of her death but also for her identity, her
                                                                family, and for the secrets that people will keep in order to
                                                                protect their children—be they innocent or guilty.                  Roger Lowenstein
Dr. Frank Lawlis                                                Mystery                                                             While America Aged
The Stress Answer                                               8 CDs           978-0-7927-5489-3          SLD1355      $79.95      Narrated by Michael McConnohie
Narrated by Oliver Wyman                                        1 MP3CD         978-0-7927-5515-9          CMP1355      $54.95      In While America Aged, bestselling author Roger Lowenstein
In the workplace, at school, and in our relationships, the      Also available as a digital download
                                                                                                                                    explains how corporations and governments ran up ruinous
effects of stress can be devastating. Too much stress can                                                                           pension and health-care promises to workers—promises
cause real physical illness. Using the latest research on                                                                           that are now coming due and that will hit America like
neuroplasticity, Dr. Lawlis redefines stress and shows          Peter Leonard
                                                                                                                                    a tsunami if nothing is done. Negotiating high benefits
readers how they can retrain their brain to prevent stress      Quiver                                                              means gambling with future finances—and when the
from taking its toll. This clear and practical guide includes   Narrated by Scott Sowers                                            farm gets sold out from underneath major corporations

                                                                                                                                                                                                   2008 RELEASES
action plans and recommendations for specific foods,            Kate McCall’s husband is killed by her teenage son, Luke,           or public institutions, it affects all of us, and in ways we
physical exercises, and mental relaxation techniques to         in a tragic bow hunting accident. That incident sets into           might not imagine.
train your brain to combat stress.                              motion a series of events, culminating in a dramatic life           Business
Self-Help                                                       and death confrontation with a gang of killers. Included in         8 CDs           978-0-7927-5521-0      SLD1375     $89.95
9 CDs           978-0-7927-5782-5          SLD1522   $89.95     the gang is Kate’s first love—now an ex-con.                        Also available as a digital download
1 MP3CD         978-0-7927-5821-1          CMP1522   $54.95     Mystery
Also available as a digital download                            6 CDs           978-0-7927-5446-6          SLD1312      $69.95
                                                                Also available as a digital download                                John Lukacs
Linda Francis Lee                                                                                                                   “Blood, Toil, Tears, and Sweat”
                                                                                                                                    Narrated by John Lee
The Ex-Debutante                                                Diane Wei Liang
                                                                                                                                    On May 13, 1940, Winston Churchill stood before the
Narrated by Susan Bennett                                       The Eye of Jade                                                     House of Commons to deliver his first speech as Prime
When Carlisle Wainwright Cushing left her native Texas          Narrated by Cindy Cheung                                            Minister. Europe was in crisis: Three days earlier, Germany
for a new life in Boston, she felt like she’d finally found     Modern, independent Mei Wang runs her own PI business               had invaded France and the Low Countries. Facing only
liberation. Until the day she gets an urgent call from her      in Beijing. When a family friend asks her to locate a Han           feeble resistance, Hitler’s armies were rapidly sweeping
mother, reporting that: One, the Symphony Association           dynasty jade of great value that was taken from its                 westward. Churchill made no promises to his country in
Debutante Ball, which Carlisle’s family sponsors, is about      museum during the years of the Cultural Revolution when             his speech, because he knew he had none to make. And
to be called off; Two, her mother’s divorce has the whole       Red Guards seized many relics, her investigation reveals a          yet he rallied England onward in the face of a vicious
town talking; And three, the family’s good name is at           story that has more to do with the past and her own family          enemy. For Churchill—and Churchill alone—understood
stake and Carlisle is the only one who can fix it all.          history than she ever expected. To solve the case, Mei must         what was at stake: the fate not only of nations, but of
Fiction                                                         delve into that dark, brutal part of China’s history, Mao’s         civilization itself.
9 CDs           978-0-7927-5249-3          SLD1242   $89.95     labor camps, and the countless deaths for which no one              History
Also available as a digital download                            was ever held responsible.                                          3 CDs           978-0-7927-5508-1      SLD1372     $44.95
                                                                Mystery                                                             Also available as a digital download
                                                                6 CDs           978-0-7927-5334-6          SLD1294      $64.95
                                                                Also available as a digital download

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                Eric Van Lustbader                                                Colleen McCullough                                               Marcia Muller
                First Daughter ª                                                  Antony and Cleopatra                                             Burn Out
                Narrated by Richard Ferrone                                       Narrated by Sneha Mathan                                         Narrated by Laura Hicks
                ATF agent Jack McClure recently lost his daughter, Emma,          Mark Antony, famous warrior and legendary lover, expects         Traumatized by a recent life-or-death investigation, Sharon
                in a terrible accident. Blaming himself for her death, Jack       that he will be Julius Caesar’s successor. But when              McCone flees to her ranch in California’s high desert country
                has yet to heal from his loss and the breakup of his              Caesar is murdered, his eighteen-year-old nephew,                to contemplate her future. Deep depression shadows her
                marriage. Then his old friend Edward Carson calls with            Octavian, is named as his heir. No one, least of all Antony,     days and nights, and a chance encounter with a troubled,
                stunning news: the president-elect’s daughter, Alli, has          expects Octavian to last; but his youth and slight frame         highly secretive Native American woman begins to haunt
                been kidnapped. Because Emma was once Alli’s best                 conceal a remarkable determination and a sharp strategic         her dreams. Even though she is determined not to
                friend, Carson turns to Jack, the one man he can trust            mind. Under Octavian’s rule, the empire is divided, with         investigate anything during her stay, McCone is drawn
                to go to any lengths to find his daughter and bring her           Antony responsible for the fabulously rich East. There           into the plight of the young woman and her dysfunctional
                home safely. The investigation leads Jack on a road               he meets Cleopatra, who is still mourning Caesar, her            family. A murder and traces of violence at a deserted resort
                toward reconciliation and into the path of a dangerous            lover and the father of her only son. Despite his                lead her across the desert and into Nevada, and finally to
                and calculating man.                                              marriage to Octavian’s sister, Antony is fascinated by           a remote and isolated ranch, where danger lies closer than
                                                                                  the Egyptian queen...                                            she expects...
                Thriller                                                                                                                           Mystery
                10 CDs          978-0-7927-5499-2          SLD1365     $99.95     Fiction                                                          6 CDs           978-0-7927-5200-4       SLD1216      $64.95
                Also available as a digital download                              22 CDs          978-0-7927-5230-1      SLD1226      $139.95      Also available as a digital download
                                                                                  3 MP3CDs        978-0-7927-5320-9      CMP1226      $ 84.95
                                                                                  Also available as a digital download                             Barbara Nadel
                Sgt. Don Malarkey

                Easy Company Soldier                                              Joe McGinniss                                                    Narrated by Sean Barrett
                Narrated by John Bedford Lloyd                                                                                                     An ancient city, the oldest profession, and a very modern
                Sgt. Don Malarkey takes us not only into the battles fought       Never Enough                                                     crime—the body of a teenage girl is discovered in a cistern
                from Normandy to Germany, but into the heart and mind of          Narrated by Michael McConnohie                                   deep below the city of Istanbul. For the Turkish police force’s
                a soldier who beat the odds to become an elite paratrooper.       At thirty-nine, Nancy Kissel had it all: the royal lifestyle     most idiosyncratic and talented officer, Cetin Ikmen, this
                Drafted in 1942, Malarkey arrived at Taccoa Camp                  of the expatriate wife, three young children and what a          is a difficult case. The girl was his daughter’s friend and
                in Georgia where he earned his Eagle Wings. In 1943, he           friend described as “the best marriage in the universe.”         her attire, that of a nineteenth-century Ottoman, offers no
                was sent to England to provide ground cover for the largest       That marriage—to investment banker Robert Kissel—ended           easy explanation.
                amphibious military attack in history: Operation Overlord.        one November night in 2003 in their luxury apartment             Mystery
                In the darkness of D-Day morning, Malarkey parachuted             high above Hong Kong’s glittering Victoria Harbour when          10 CDs          978-0-7927-5784-9       SLD1524      $94.95
                into France and, within days, was awarded a Bronze Star           Robert was murdered and Nancy became the prime suspect.
                for his heroism in battle.                                        Her 2005 trial captivated Hong Kong’s expatriate                 M. Gary Neuman
                History                                                           community and attracted global attention.                        The Truth About Cheating
                7 CDs           978-0-7927-5445-9          SLD1311     $69.95     True Crime                                                       Narrated by Jonathan Davis
                Also available as a digital download                              8 CDs           978-0-7927-5233-2      SLD1246      $79.95       Few events cause as much turmoil in a marriage as infidelity.
                                                                                  1 MP3CD         978-0-7927-5322-3      CMP1246      $49.95       One in every 2.7 couples will experience it. Unlike other
                                                                                  Also available as a digital download                             books that have focused on wives’ feelings about and
                Archer Mayor                                                                                                                       experiences with cheating husbands, this book is based
                The Catch                                                         Denise Mina
                                                                                                                                                   on a research study the author conducted interviewing
                Narrated by Christopher Graybill                                                                                                   nearly 100 men who have cheated on their wives.
                Joe Gunther, a longtime Vermont cop and now the head              Slip of the Knife                                                Self Help
                of the Vermont Bureau of Investigation, gets the call that        Narrated by Jane MacFarlane                                      6 CDs           978-0-7927-5960-7       SLD1608      $64.95
                every law enforcement person hates and every friend and           Paddy Meehan is no stranger to murder—as a reporter she          Also available as a digital download
                family member of a policeman fears—a cop has been shot            lives at crime scenes—but nothing has prepared her for           Deborah Norville
                and killed. A deputy sheriff was shot to death during a           this visit from the police. Her former boyfriend and fellow
                routine traffic stop on a dark country road. From what can        journalist Terry Patterson has been found hooded and shot        Thank You Power
                been seen on the cruiser’s tape recorder of the killers, it       through the head. Paddy knows she will be of little help—        Narrated by the Author
                is believed that they were a couple of Boston-based drug          she had not seen Terry in more than six months. So she is        Thank You Power is the extraordinary force that comes
                runners who had been stopped by the deputy on their way           bewildered to learn that in his will he has left her his house   simply from acknowledging the “good things” in life.
                from Canada down to Boston.                                       and several suitcases full of notes.                             Beginning with the regular practice of counting one’s
                Mystery                                                           Thriller                                                         blessings and feeling thankful for them, one can become
                6 CDs           978-0-7927-5781-8          SLD1521     $64.95     9 CDs           978-0-7927-5335-3      SLD1296      $89.95       healthier, happier, smarter, more resilient, and even able
                Also available as a digital download                              Also available as a digital download                             to undo the negative effects of stress.
                                                                                                                                                   4 CDs           978-0-7927-5637-8       SLD1389      $49.95
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Richard O’Connor                                                 Matthew Parker                                                      The Point in the Market
Happy at Last                                                    Panama Fever                                                        Narrated by Bill Wallis
Narrated by Rick Adamson                                         Narrated by William Dufris                                          It’s World War I. Britain has ruled Egypt since 1881 under
Drawing on the latest scientific and psychological research,     The building of the Panama Canal was one of the greatest            a shadow government headed by its Agent and Consul
Richard O’Connor reveals how the brain responds to happy         engineering feats in human history. A tale of exploration,          General under the nominal authority of Egypt’s hereditary
stimulus and how the brain can be trained to be more             conquest, money, politics, and medicine, Panama Fever               ruler, the Khedive. The head of the Secret Police is the
receptive to happiness. Happy at Last is the definitive          charts the challenges that marked the long, labyrinthine            Mamur Zapt, an office currently held by a Welshman, Captain
guide to understanding what happiness is and isn’t, the          road to the building of the canal. Drawing on a wealth of           Gareth Cadwallader Owen. And as the clouds of the war
core skills we need to feel happy in today’s world,              new materials and sources, Matthew Parker brings to life            further darken Egypt’s sun-lit skies, he has his hands full.
strategies for increasing happiness, and how to cope             the men who recognized the impact a canal would have                On the professional front, there’s all that commotion that
with unhappiness and not let it get in the way of joy.           on global politics and economics, and adds new depth to             started in Cairo’s Camel Market. On the personal side,
Self-Help                                                        the familiar story of Teddy Roosevelt’s remarkable triumph          Owen has married his longtime lover, the lovely Pasha’s
8 CDs           978-0-7927-5662-0      SLD1414      79.95        in making the waterway a reality.                                   daughter, Zeinab, a move with serious consequences for
Also available as a digital download                             History                                                             both of them and riddled with political and social pitfalls.
                                                                 14 CDs          978-0-7927-5263-9          SLD1258      $115.95     Mystery
                                                                 2 MP3CDs        978-0-7927-5331-5          CMP1258      $ 69.95     6 CDs           978-0-7927-5266-0      SLD1261     $64.95
Catherine O’Flynn                                                Also available as a digital download
What Was Lost                                                                                                                        George Pelecanos
Narrated by Catherine Skinner
In the 1980s, Kate Meaney is hard at work as a junior            Michael Pearce                                                      The Turnaround
detective. Busy trailing “suspects” at the newly opened          A Dead Man in Tangier                                               Narrated by Dion Graham
Green Oaks shopping mall, she forms an unlikely friendship       Narrated by Clive Mantle                                            On a hot summer afternoon in 1972, three teenagers drove
with Adrian, the son of a local shopkeeper. But when this        Tangiers in 1912 is an unusual city—sometimes the police            into an unfamiliar neighborhood and six lives were altered
curious young girl disappears, Adrian falls under suspicion      are there, and sometimes they aren’t. When Seymour                  forever. Thirty-five years later, one survivor of that day
and is hounded out of his home by the press. In 2003,                                                                                reaches out to another, opening a door that could lead to

                                                                                                                                                                                                    2008 RELEASES
                                                                 of Scotland Yard arrives to investigate a murder things
Adrian’s sister Lisa—stuck in a dead-end relationship—is         inevitably go wrong. Seymour finds himself caught                   salvation. But another survivor is now out of prison looking
working as a manager at Your Music, a discount record            between the ancient and the modern worlds in this divided           for reparation in any form he can find it. The Turnaround
store. Along with a security guard, Kurt, she becomes            country, where tradition is harsh and limiting, and the             takes us on a journey from the rock-and-roll streets of the
entranced by the little girl glimpsed on the mall’s              future crashes in the form of a military boot. There is             1970s to the changing neighborhoods of DC today, from
surveillance cameras.                                            a woman, of course, to complicate matters, and soon                 the diners and auto garages of the city to Walter Reed Army
Mystery                                                          Seymour comes to realize that the closer he comes to                Medical Center, where wounded men and women have
6 CDs           978-0-7927-5495-4      SLD1361      $79.95       discovering the truth about the murder, the closer he may           returned to the world in a time of war.
Also available as a digital download                             be to his own demise.                                               Mystery
                                                                                                                                     7 CDs           978-0-7927-5481-7      SLD1347     $79.95
                                                                 Mystery                                                             1 MP3CD         978-0-7927-5528-9      CMP1347     $49.95
Barbara Parker                                                   6 CDs           978-0-7927-5501-2          SLD1367      $69.95      Also available as a digital download
The Dark of Day
Narrated by Elisabeth S. Rodgers                                 The Fig Tree Murder                                                 Anne Perry
C. J. Dunn is an expert at spinning her clients’ image in the    Narrated by Bill Wallis
media and the perfect lawyer to deflect police interest in       In this, the tenth novel in Michael Pearce’s award-winning          A Christmas Grace
Rick Slater, head of security for a U.S. Congressman from        series, Old Egypt is pitted against New and in the middle           Narrated by Terrence Hardiman
Miami. Slater was seen at a South Beach party with the           is the Mamur Zapt. To answer these questions he has to              With Christmas just around the corner, Thomas Pitt’s sister-
recently vanished Alana Martin, but in election season, any      look both in the luxurious quarters of the dazzling New             in-law, Emily Radley, is suddenly called from London to be
hint of scandal could doom the Congressman’s chances.            Heliopolis and in the more humble houses of the dead                with her dying aunt. Leaving her husband and two children
If she succeeds, friends of the Congressman have assured         man’s village, and in neither place are things as straight-         behind, she makes the long journey to her aunt’s home
her they will arrange a spot for her as a legal commentator      forward as they seem. What is the significance of the tree          in Connemara, an all-but-forgotten town on the coast of
on a national media outlet. When Alana Martin is found           of the Virgin? Does it matter that the gathering place for          Western Ireland. Emily soon discovers that a tragic legacy
dead and C. J.’s investigator implicates Rick Slater, C. J. is   the Mecca caravan is only a mile or two away?                       is haunting the once close-knit community. Violent storms
slammed between the media and the need to defend a               Mystery                                                             ravage the coast and keep alive painful memories of an
client she no longer trusts.                                     5 CDs           978-0-7927-5775-7          SLD1515      $59.95      unsolved murder—and unsettling fears that a culprit may
Thriller                                                                                                                             still be among them.
10 CDs  978-0-7927-5465-7              SLD1331 $99.95                                                                                Mystery
1 MP3CD 978-0-7927-5512-8              CMP1331 $59.95                                                                                4 CDs           978-0-7927-5655-2      SLD1407     $49.95
Also available as a digital download                                                                                                 Also available as a digital download

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                Douglas Preston                                                   The Other Side of Silence                                        Ruth Rendell
                Blasphemy ª                                                       Narrated by Nick Sullivan                                        Sins of the Fathers
                Narrated by Scott Sowers                                          When his wife finally left him and filed for divorce, Rick       Narrated by Nigel Anthony
                The world’s biggest supercollider, locked in an Arizona           Fallon put his house up for sale and took the last two           It was a brutal, vicious crime—and sixteen years old. A
                mountain, was built to unlock the secrets of the very moment      weeks of his vacation. Then he loaded his Jeep and drove         helpless old woman battered to death with an axe. Harry
                of creation: the Big Bang itself. Twelve scientists under the     straight to Death Valley, the one place he truly belonged.       Painter hung for it, and Chief Inspector Wexford is certain
                leadership of a famed Nobel Laureate are sent to the              On his third day in Death Valley, Fallon comes upon a            they executed the right man. But Reverend Archery has
                remote mountain to turn it on...And what they discover            deserted car, and soon thereafter, the almost-dead body          doubts...because his son wants to marry the murderer’s
                must be hidden from the world at all costs. Wyman Ford,           of Casey Dunbar. Having rescued her, Fallon soon learns          beautiful, brilliant daughter. He begins unravelling the
                ex-monk and CIA operative, is tapped to wrest from the            what had driven her to give up on life and—his own life on       past, only to discover that murder breeds murder—and
                team their secret, a secret that will either destroy the          hold—he resolves to unravel the twisted and dangerous            often conceals even deeper secrets.
                world—or save it.                                                 strands of hers, a quest that leads him to the glitter-dome      Mystery
                Thriller                                                          of Las Vegas among other destinations.                           6 CDs           978-0-7927-5509-8      SLD1373      $69.95
                11 CDs          978-0-7927-5227-1          SLD1223     $99.95     Mystery                                                          1 MP3CD         978-0-7927-5538-8      CMP1373      $44.95
                2 MP3CDs        978-0-7927-5299-8          CMP1223     $59.95     6 CDs           978-0-7927-5648-4          SLD1400   $64.95
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                Also available as a digital download
                                                                                                                                                   Wolf to the Slaughter
                                                                                  James Arthur Ray                                                 Narrated by Robin Bailey
                Richard Price                                                                                                                      Anita Margolis has vanished. There is no body, no crime,
                Lush Life ª                                                       Harmonic Wealth                        ª
                                                                                                                                                   and nothing more concrete than an anonymous letter.

                Narrated by Bobby Cannavale                                       Narrated by L. J. Ganser                                         According to headquarters, it isn’t to be considered a murder
                So, what do you do? Whenever people asked him, Eric               The result of more than twenty years of study and practical      inquiry at all. But Inspector Burden saw a pattern in the
                Cash used to have a dozen answers. Artist, actor,                 application, Harmonic Wealth will propel you to where you        case: Not only had Anita been wealthy and flighty, she
                screenwriter...But now he’s thirty-five years old and he’s        want to go. Listeners will learn how to: heighten creativity,    had been thoroughly immoral. She also kept her money
                still living on the Lower East Side, still in the restaurant      intelligence, intuition, and mental functioning; deepen          in handbags, not in the bank. Detective Burden could see
                business, still serving the people he always wanted to            personal relationships; achieve financial freedom; maximize      exactly what had happened, but Chief Inspector Wexford is
                be. What does Eric do? He manages. Not like Ike Marcus.           health and energy, and amplify physical strength; be free        not certain it’s a clear-cut case at all.
                Ike was young, good-looking, people liked him. Ask him            from unconscious limitations; and vanquish fears. Start living
                                                                                  in harmony right now, and create outrageous results in
                what he did, he wouldn’t say tending bar. He was going                                                                             6 CDs           978-0-7927-5758-0      SLD1505      $64.95
                places—until two street kids stepped up to him and Eric           every area of your life!
                on Eldridge Street one night and pulled a gun. At least,          Self-Help
                that’s Eric’s version.                                            11 CDs          978-0-7927-5638-5          SLD1390   $99.95      Emilie Richards
                                                                                  1 MP3CD         978-0-7927-5818-1          CMP1390   $59.95
                Fiction                                                           Also available as a digital download                             Sister’s Choice
                11 CDs   978-0-7927-5248-6                 SLD1241 $99.95                                                                          Narrated by Isabel Keating
                2 MP3CDs 978-0-7927-5303-2                 CMP1241 $59.95                                                                          With nine years and a turbulent childhood between them,
                Also available as a digital download                                                                                               Kendra and Jamie have never been storybook sisters. Now
                                                                                  Miss Read
                                                                                                                                                   Jamie is offering a gift Kendra has long since given up hoping
                                                                                  Battles at Thrush Green                                          for, the fondest wish of her heart—a baby. In addition to
                Bill Pronzini                                                     Narrated by Gwen Watford                                         this amazing gift of life, Jamie has designed a new house
                Fever                                                             Feelings are running high in the Cotswold village of Thrush      for Kendra and Isaac and is overseeing its construction
                Narrated by Nick Sullivan                                         Green. The rector’s plan for the neglected churchyard            on Isaac’s ancestral property along the Shenandoah River,
                Nameless had told Mitchell Krochek that he’d do whatever          doesn’t meet with universal approval; there is a clash of        with the help of Cash Rosslyn. By giving her sister both a
                he could to find his missing wife, Janice. She’d run away         personalities at the local school; and someone has returned      home and a family, Jamie hopes to prove to Kendra that
                before—propelled by a gambling fever that rose ever               to the village after an absence of fifty years.                  she deserves absolution for her past mistakes. But then a
                higher-and Mitch had always taken her back. This time,            Fiction                                                          medical crisis threatens her health and her promising new
                when Nameless, his partner Tamara, and the agency’s               5 CDs           978-0-7927-5761-0          SLD1508   $59.95      relationship with Cash.
                chief operative Jake Runyon finally found her in a sleazy         Also available as a digital download
                San Francisco hotel, she demanded a divorce. A few                                                                                 14 CDs          978-0-7927-5771-9      SLD1511      $115.95
                days later, a beaten and bloody Janice stumbled into the                                                                           Also available as a digital download
                agency begging to go home. No one is surprised when,
                soon after her homecoming, she disappears again.
                6 CDs           978-0-7927-5295-0          SLD1290     $69.95
                1 MP3CD         978-0-7927-5524-1          CMP1290     $44.95
                Also available as a digital download

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Celia Rivenbark                                                   Kimberla Lawson Roby                                                S. J. Rozan
Belle Weather                                                     One in a Million                                                    Mandarin Plaid
Narrated by the Author                                            Narrated by Nehassaiu deGannes                                      Narrated by Cindy Cheung
No matter what side of the Mason-Dixon line you live on,          Ask Kennedi Mason and she’ll say she and her husband,               Lydia Chin, a Chinese-American PI who lives in New York
you will find Celia Rivenbark’s hilarious observations about      Blake, have a good marriage. That’s why she can’t wait to           City’s Chinatown, is hired for a simple job. She’s to deliver
Southern living as easy as a tall drink of sweet tea on a         tell Blake the fabulous news—that something he’s always             the ransom for a set of stolen sketches that comprise the
hundred-degree day. In this latest collection of laugh out        wanted has finally happened. But when Blake arrives                 inaugural collection of fashion designer Genna Jing and
loud essays, you’ll experience the joys of remodeling Tara,       home that evening, he has an announcement of his own,               her new label, Mandarin Plaid. But everything on this
Britney’s to-do list, why French women suck at competitive        one that shocks Kennedi into silence. A poignant and witty          simple job goes terribly wrong. The ransom is stolen out
eating, the difference between cockroaches and water              story of hope and perception, expectation, and illusion,            from under Lydia, her sometimes partner, Bill Smith, is
bugs, the beauty of bedazzlers, and much, much more!              One in a Million beautifully shows us that sometimes                arrested, and just as she is trying to sort out exactly what
Essays                                                            what we think we have and what we think we want aren’t              is really going on, the client fires her.
4 CDs           978-0-7927-5641-5       SLD1393      49.95        real at all.                                                        Mystery
Also available as a digital download                              Fiction                                                             9 CDs           978-0-7927-5772-6      SLD1512     $ 89.95
                                                                  4 CDs           978-0-7927-5507-4          SLD1371      $ 49.95     Also available as a digital download
                                                                  Also available as a digital download
Marilynne Robinson
Home ª                                                                                                                                Marcus Sakey
Narrated by Maggi-Meg Reed                                        Sin No More                                                         At the City’s Edge
Glory Boughton, age thirty-eight, has returned to Gilead          Narrated by Tracey Leigh                                            Narrated by Grover Gardner
to care for her dying father. Soon her brother, Jack, the         A man who thrives on wickedness and counts on forgiveness,          Home from Iraq and still reeling from his discharge, Jason
prodigal son of the family, gone for twenty years, comes          Curtis Black proclaims to his wife, Charlotte, that he will         Palmer plans to spend the summer drinking too much and
home too, looking for refuge and to try to make peace with        sin no more. He’s finally learned his lesson about straying,        chasing girls. But when his brother is brutally murdered,
a past littered with tormenting trouble and pain. Jack is a       and he’s got the repercussions of his past misdeeds to              Jason is all that stands between his eight-year-old nephew
bad boy from childhood, an alcoholic who cannot hold a            remind him. First there’s his new baby daughter, Curtina,

                                                                                                                                                                                                      2008 RELEASES
                                                                                                                                      and a pair of ruthless killers with a mysterious agenda. As
job, perpetually at odds with his surroundings and with his       and her mother, Tabitha, Curtis’s former mistress, who              he struggles to protect all that remains of his family, Jason
traditionalist father. Yet he remains Reverend Boughton’s         demands that the preacher be a part of their lives—or               finds himself embroiled in something much larger than a
most beloved child. Brilliant, beguiling, lovable, and wayward,   else! Then the interim pastor who took over while Curtis            simple quest for justice.
Jack forges an intense bond with Glory and engages                was on a book tour threatens to blackmail Curtis if he tries        Thriller
painfully with John Ames, his godfather and namesake.             to push him out of the pulpit.                                      8 CDs           978-0-7927-5228-8      SLD1224     $79.95
Fiction                                                           Fiction                                                             Also available as a digital download
10 CDs          978-0-7927-5634-7       SLD1386      $94.95       7 CDs           978-0-7927-5269-1          SLD1264      $ 74.95
Also available as a digital download                              Also available as a digital download
                                                                                                                                      R. A. Salvatore
Patrick Robinson                                                  Laura Joh Rowland
                                                                                                                                      The Ancient ª
                                                                                                                                      Narrated by Erik Singer
To the Death                                                      The Fire Kimono                                                     Searching for his long-lost father, Bransen Garibond is
Narrated by Erik Steele                                           Narrated by Bernadette Dunne                                        tricked into journeying across the Gulf of Corona to the
When a terrorist bomb explodes in Boston’s Logan Airport,         Japan, March 1700. The strife between Sano Ichiro, the              wild lands of Vanguard, where he is pressed into service
Admiral Arnold Morgan, the President’s most trusted               samurai detective who has risen to power in the shogun’s            in a desperate war against the brutal Samhaist, Ancient
advisor, moves quickly to break the cell in the United            court, and his enemies has escalated to the brink of war.           Badden. On an Alpinadoran lake, just below Ancient Badden’s
States and ship the Islamic fanatics to Guantanamo Bay.           Called away from the crisis by the shogun’s orders to               magical ice castle, several societies, caught in the web
In response, the Hamas high command, meeting in a                 investigate a mysterious skeleton, Sano and his wife,               of their own conflicts, are oblivious to Ancient Badden’s
terrorist cell in Gaza, hatches a vicious plan to assassinate     Reiko, must confront dangerous, long-buried secrets. What           devastating plans to destroy them. Branson becomes the
the Admiral the minute he leaves the United States. The           was Sano’s own mother doing on the night when a burning             link between the wars, and if he fails, all who live on the
exhilarating chase swirls through southern Ireland, London,       kimono ignited a blaze that nearly destroyed the city?              lake will perish, and all of northern Honce will fall under
and Scotland. Desperate to protect the Admiral at all             The shogun gives Sano and Reiko just three days to find             the shadow of the merciless and vengeful Samhaists.
costs, the President must summon the most dangerous               out—or risk losing not only their position at court but their       Fantasy
Navy Seal team that the USA has to offer.                         families’ lives as well.                                            10 CDs          978-0-7927-5236-3      SLD1232     $94.95
Thriller                                                          Mystery                                                             1 MP3CD         978-0-7927-5300-1      CMP1232     $59.95
12 CDs          978-0-7927-5449-7       SLD1315      $112.95                                                                          Also available as a digital download
                                                                  9 CDs           978-0-7927-5656-9          SLD1408      $ 89.95
2 MP3CDs        978-0-7927-5517-3       CMP1315      $ 69.95      Also available as a digital download
Also available as a digital download

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                Jose Saramago                                                     David Servan-Schrieber                                            Julia Spencer-Fleming
                Blindness                                                         Anticancer ª                                                      I Shall Not Want
                Narrated by Jonathan Davis                                        Narrated by Robert Fass                                           Narrated by Suzanne Toren
                A city is hit by an epidemic of “white blindness” which           When Dr. David Servan-Schreiber was diagnosed with                In the searing conclusion to All Mortal Flesh, Russ’
                spares no one. Authorities confine the blind to an empty          brain cancer, it changed his life. Confronting what medicine      balance between duty and desire was broken by his wife’s
                mental hospital, but there the criminal element holds             knows about illness, the little known workings of the body’s      tragic death. Now, Russ and Episcopal priest Clare
                everyone captive, stealing food rations and raping women.         natural cancer-fighting capacities, and his own will to live,     Fergusson are separated by a wall of guilt and grief. When
                There is one eyewitness to this nightmare who guides seven        Servan-Schreiber found himself on a journey from disease          a Mexican farmhand stumbles over a Latino man killed
                strangers—among them a boy with no mother, a girl with            and relapse into scientific exploration, and finally to health.   with a single shot to the back of his head, Clare is drawn
                dark glasses, a dog of tears—through the barren streets,          Combining memoir with a clear explanation of what makes           into the investigation. The discovery of two more bodies
                and the procession becomes as uncanny as the surroundings         cancer cells thrive and what inhibits them, and describing        ignites fears that a serial killer is loose in the rural town
                are harrowing.                                                    both conventional and alternative ways to slow and prevent        and Russ is plagued by the media hysteria, conflict within
                Fiction                                                           cancer, Anticancer is revolutionary in its clarity.               the police department, and a series of baffling assaults.
                11 CDs          978-0-7927-5500-5          SLD1366     $104.95    Health                                                            Mystery
                Also available as a digital download                              8 CDs           978-0-7927-5635-4       SLD1387      $79.95       12 CDs          978-0-7927-5454-1      SLD1320     $99.95
                                                                                  1 MP3CD         978-0-7927-5754-2       CMP1387      $49.95       2 MP3CDs        978-0-7927-5519-7      CMP1320     $59.95
                                                                                  Also available as a digital download                              Also available as a digital download
                Uri Savir
                Peace First
                Narrated by Richmond Hoxie                                        William Shatner                                                   Dana Stabenow
                In this groundbreaking new guide to building peace,
                international ambassador Uri Savir exposes the deadly
                                                                                  Up Till Now ª                                                     Prepared for Rage
                                                                                  Narrated by William Shatner                                       Narrated by Lorelei King
                ironies and anachronisms in contemporary efforts to solve         This is the story of William Shatner’s half-century career        A renegade terrorist with a bottomless personal grudge
                global conflicts, and presents a radical new model for            and private life. The audio will take readers from the streets    against all things American targets the most visible
                modernizing our efforts to build real and lasting peace,          of Montreal to regional theatre. It will describe his early TV    symbol of American prestige and power one clear morning
                from the ground up.                                               work and movies, and of course it will include the story          in Florida as NASA prepares to launch the Space Shuttle.
                Current Affairs                                                   of Star Trek; how it came about and how it affected him—          This time the shuttle carries a high-profile payload and
                6 CDs           978-0-7927-5780-1          SLD1520     $64.95
                Also available as a digital download
                                                                                  and fans. For the first time, William Shatner shares with         a high-paying visitor on board as a guest, and astronaut
                                                                                  listeners the remarkable, full story of his life.                 Kenai Munro, the FBI special agent Patrick Chisolm and
                                                                                  Autobiography                                                     U.S. Coast Guard Captain Cal Schyler are doing everything
                Dorothy L. Sayers                                                 9 CDs           978-0-7927-5491-6       SLD1357      $104.95      they can to help the launch go off without a hitch. Can one

                                                                                                                                                    terrorist with a gift for mass murder subvert all the forces
                Clouds of Witness                                                 1 MP3CD         978-0-7927-5534-0
                                                                                  Also available as a digital download
                                                                                                                          CMP1357      $ 64.95
                                                                                                                                                    arrayed against him in a bid for recognition and revenge?
                Narrated by Ian Carmichael
                Lord Peter is on vacation when he hears that a dead body                                                                            Thriller
                has been found at the Wimsey family retreat, and that Lord                                                                          8 CDs           978-0-7927-5237-0      SLD1233     $79.95
                                                                                  Karin Slaughter                                                   Also available as a digital download
                Peter’s brother, the Duke of Denver, is being held for the
                crime. The dead man? Their sister’s fiance. Lord Peter must       Martin Misunderstood
                clear his brother’s name to avoid the death penalty. There        Narrated by Wayne Knight
                                                                                  Martin Reed is thoroughly average in every way. So how            Richard Stark
                is overwhelming circumstantial evidence against the Duke,
                but Lord Peter firmly believes that his brother is innocent       has he wound up with such a pathetic existence? Martin            Dirty Money
                and begins his own investigation into the murder. Can Lord        has no friends, no lovers, and no respect. Working as a           Narrated by Stephen Thorne
                Peter find the truth in time to save his brother and the          senior accountant at Southern Toilet Supply and still living      Master criminal Parker takes another turn for the worse as
                family name?                                                      with his nagging mother, his sole source of excitement is         he tries to recover loot from a heist gone terribly wrong.
                Mystery                                                           the crime novels he cherishes. So immersed is Martin in           Parker and two cohorts stole the assets of a bank in transit,
                7 CDs           978-0-7927-5261-5          SLD1256     $74.95     these escapes that he fails to notice the crimes going on         but the police heat was so great they could only escape
                1 MP3CD         978-0-7927-5339-1          CMP1256     $44.95     all around him. When first one, then another, of his              if they left the money behind. Now Parker and his
                Also available as a digital download                              co-workers is brutally murdered, Martin is shocked to             associates plot to reclaim the loot, which they hid in the
                                                                                  become the fetching female investigator’s prime suspect.          choir loft of an unused country church. As they implement
                                                                                  Mystery                                                           the plan, people on both sides of the law use the forces
                Gaudy Night                                                       2 CDs           978-0-7927-5485-5       SLD1351      $29.95       at their command to stop Parker and grab the goods for
                Narrated by Ian Carmichael                                        Also available as a digital download                              themselves.
                When Harriet Vane attends her Oxford reunion, known as                                                                              Mystery
                the “Gaudy,” the prim academic setting is haunted by a rash                                                                         5 CDs           978-0-7927-5451-0      SLD1317     $64.95
                of bizarre pranks: scrawled obsentities, burnt effigies, and      Haywood Smith                                                     Also available as a digital download
                poison-pen letters. Some of the notes threaten murder;
                all are perfectly ghastly; yet in spite of their scurrilous       Wedding Belles
                                                                                  Narrated by Cynthia Darlow
                nature, all are perfectly worded. And Harriet finds herself                                                                         Neal Stephenson
                                                                                  When Georgia’s daughter announces she’s marrying her
                ensnared in a nightmare of romance and terror.
                Mystery                                                           father’s best friend, the Red Hat Club swings into action:        Anathem ª
                                                                                  Callie can’t marry a man old enough to be her father! Can         Narrated by William Dufris, Oliver Wyman & Tavia Gilbert
                12 CDs          978-0-7927-5505-0          SLD1369     $114.95
                                                                                  they stop a wedding? Should they? Wedding Belles tells            Since childhood, Raz has lived behind the walls of a
                2 MP3CDs        978-0-7927-5525-8          CMP1369     $ 69.95
                Also available as a digital download                              the story of love between mothers and daughters, and how          3,400-year-old monastery, a sanctuary for scientists,
                                                                                  and why to hold firm or let go. With humor, insight, and lots     philosophers, and mathematicians. There, he and his
                                                                                  of surprises, Haywood Smith is a master at charting the           cohorts are sealed off from the illiterate, irrational,
                Lord Peter Views the Body                                         relationships of women, in all their complexity—middle-age        unpredictable “saecular” world, an endless landscape
                Narrated by Ian Carmichael                                        and marriage have never been more fun!                            of casinos and megastores that is plagued by recurring
                In this delightful collection of Wimsey exploits, Dorothy L.      Fiction                                                           cycles of booms and busts, dark ages and renaissances,
                Sayers reveals a gruesome, grotesque but absolutely               10 CDs          978-0-7927-5636-1       SLD1388      $94.95       world wars and climate change. Until the day that a higher
                bewitching side rarely shown in Lord Peter’s full-length          Also available as a digital download                              power, driven by fear, decides it is only these cloistered
                adventures. Lord Peter views the body in twelve tantalizing                                                                         scholars who have the abilities to avert an impending
                and bizarre ways in this outstanding collection.                                                                                    catastrophe.
                Mystery                                                                                                                             Science Fiction
                6 CDs           978-0-7927-5773-3          SLD1513     $64.95                                                                       28 CDs          978-0-7927-5639-2      SLD1391     $139.95
                                                                                                                                                    3 MP3CDs        978-0-7927-5755-9      CMP1391     $ 84.95
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Robert Louis Stephenson                                         James Swain                                                         Patrick Taylor
The Strange Case                                                The Night Stalker                                                   An Irish Country Christmas
of Dr. Jeckyll & Mr. Hyde                                       Narrated by Richard Mover                                           Narrated by John Keating
Narrated by Michael Kitchen                                     Ex-cop Jack Carpenter is the type of guy criminals avoid,           Barry Laverty, MD, is looking forward to his first Christmas
The story of respectable Dr Jekyll’s strange association with   so he’s surprised to receive a summons from Florida state           in the cozy village of Ballybucklebo, at least until he learns
“damnable young man” Edward Hyde, the hunt through              prison’s death row. Staving off his rendezvous with Old             that his sweetheart might not be coming home for the
fog-bound London for a killer, and the final revelation of      Sparky one appeal at a time, notorious serial killer Abb            holidays. But he has little time to dwell on his own romantic
Hyde’s true identity is a chilling exploration of humanity’s    Smith wants Carpenter to find his grandson. Even stranger,          disappointment. Christmas may be drawing near, but there
basest capacity for evil. The other stories in this volume      the case involves Heather Rinker, a childhood friend of             is little peace to be found on earth, especially for a young
also testify to Stevenson’s inventiveness within the gothic     Jack’s daughter. After making some bad choices, Heather             doctor plying his trade in the emerald hills and glens of
genre: Olalla, a tale of vampirism and tainted family blood,    now desperately needs Jack’s help to save both herself              rural Ireland. Along with his senior partner, Barry has his
and The Body Snatcher, which shows the murky underside          and her young son from a murderer’s grasp.                          hands full dealing with the usual coughs and colds as well
of medical practice.                                            Thriller                                                            as the occasional medical emergency.
Classic                                                         8 CDs           978-0-7927-5776-4          SLD1516      $79.95      Fiction
6 CDs           978-0-7927-5785-6      SLD1525     $64.95       1 MP3CD         978-0-7927-5817-4          CMP1516      $49.95      13 CDs          978-0-7927-5664-4      SLD1416      $112.95
                                                                Also available as a digital download                                Also available as a digital download

Robert Stone
                                                                Jeff Talarigo
                                                                                                                                    An Irish Country Village
Dog Soldiers                                                                                                                        Narrated by John Keating
Narrated by Tom Stechschulte                                    The Ginseng Hunter                                                  Welcome to the Village of Ballybucklebo. Come and say
In Saigon during the waning days of the Vietnam War, a          Narrated by Jason Ma                                                hello to Dr. O’Reilly’s odd-as-two-left feet patients, his
small-time journalist named John Converse thinks he’ll find     Set at the turn of the twenty-first century in China along          housekeeper, Mrs. “Kinky” Kinkaid, and O’Reilly’s pets,
action—and profit—by getting involved in a big-time drug        the Tumen River, which separates northeast China and                Arthur Guinness, the beer-swilling black Lab and Lady
deal. But back in the States, things go horribly wrong for      North Korea, The Ginseng Hunter follows the daily life of           MacBeth, the demonically possessed white cat. And of

                                                                                                                                                                                                     2008 RELEASES
him. Dog Soldiers perfectly captures the underground mood of    a Chinese ginseng hunter, who lives alone in the valley,            course, to young Dr. Barry Laverty. After Barry’s first month
America in the 1970s, when amateur drug dealers and             spending his days up in the mountains looking for ginseng           as an assistant to crusty Dr. O’Reilly, he has been offered
hippies encountered profiteering cops and professional          and preparing for winter. He is little aware of the world           a permanent spot. But Laverty’s excitement is dashed
killers—and the price of survival was dangerously high.         outside until shadowy figures hiding in the fields, bodies          when one of his patients unexpectedly dies. The damage
                                                                floating in the river, and rumors of thievery and murder            to his reputation is enormous, and he and O’Reilly must
                                                                begin to intrude on his cherished solitude.                         work to resolve the question of Barry’s responsibility for
9 CDs           978-0-7927-5196-0      SLD1212     $89.95
                                                                Fiction                                                             the death.
1 MP3CD         978-0-7927-5328-5      CMP1212     $54.95
Also available as a digital download                            4 CDs           978-0-7927-5345-2          SLD1301      $49.95      Fiction
                                                                Also available as a digital download                                11 CDs          978-0-7927-5238-7      SLD1234      $99.95
                                                                                                                                    Also available as a digital download
A Flag for Sunrise                                              Robert K. Tanenbaum
Narrated by Stephen Lang                                                                                                            Josephine Tey
Possessed of astonishing dramatic, emotional, and               Escape
philosophical resonance, A Flag for Sunrise is a novel          Narrated by Charles Leggett                                         Daughter of Time
in the grand tradition about Americans drawn into the           New York District Attorney Butch Karp faces two seemingly           Narrated by Derek Jacobi
maelstrom of a small Central American country on the            different situations that will ultimately prove to be               Confined to a hospital bed, Scotland Yard’s Inspector Alan
brink of revolution. From the book’s inception, readers         shockingly alike. Karp struggles to make Jessica Campbell,          Grant is bored. To divert his attention from his pain, a
will be seized by the dangers and nightmare suspense of         a rabble-rousing political science professor, pay for the           friend brings him pictures of faces. He becomes engrossed
life lived on the rim of a political volcano.                   gruesome murder of her three children. Though Campbell              with the portrait of Richard III. How is it possible that such
                                                                claims God told her to “send her three children to Him, “it         a sensitive-appearing soul could have been portrayed as
                                                                is up to Karp to prove she was fully aware of the nature of her     the odious villain, the Wicked Uncle of history, responsible
14 CDs          978-0-7927-5197-7      SLD1213     $110.95
                                                                actions. Meanwhile, an Islamic terrorist who calls himself “The     for the murder of his young nephews, heirs to the British
2 MP3CDs        978-0-7927-5504-3      CMP1213     $ 69.95
Also available as a digital download                            Shiek” and his suicidal jihadi followers devise a plan, an          throne, in order to secure the line of succession for himself?
                                                                incendiary attack that will occur in the heart of Manhattan.        Grant reconsiders 500-year-old evidence pertaining to
                                                                If successful, it would have a devastating effect on the            one of the most intriguing mysteries of all time: Who really
                                                                economy of the United States and the world.                         killed the two princes in the Tower of London?
                                                                Thriller                                                            Mystery
                                                                18 CDs          978-0-7927-5444-2          SLD1310      $134.95     6 CDs           978-0-7927-5493-0      SLD1359      $64.95
                                                                2 MP3CDs        978-0-7927-5516-6          CMP1310      $ 84.95     1 MP3CD         978-0-7927-5523-4      CMP1359      $39.95
                                                                Also available as a digital download                                Also available as a digital download

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                                                                                               2008 RELEASES
                Charles Todd                                                      Kevin Trudeau                                                      Steven Waldman
                A Pale Horse                                                      Debt Cures “They” Don’t Want You                                   Founding Faith
                Narrated by Simon Prebble                                         to Know About ª                                                    Narrated by David Colacci
                Late on a spring night in 1920, five boys cross the                                                                                  The culture wars have distorted the dramatic story of
                                                                                  Narrated by the Author
                Yorkshire dales to the ruins of Fountains Abbey, intent on                                                                           how Americans came to worship freely. Many activists on
                                                                                  Millions of Americans are being buried alive with outrageous
                raising the Devil. Instead, they stumble over the Devil                                                                              the right maintain that the United States was founded
                                                                                  fees, interest rates, and penalties. Meanwhile, the credit
                himself, sitting there watching them. Terrified, they run for                                                                        as a “Christian nation.” Many on the left contend that
                                                                                  card companies are making billions of dollars in profits.
                their lives, leaving behind a book on alchemy stolen from                                                                            the Founders were secular or Deist and that the First
                                                                                  By learning the traps of the consumer lending industry,
                their schoolmaster. The next morning, a body is discovered                                                                           Amendment was designed to boldly separate church and
                                                                                  listeners will know how to avoid them. Trudeau teaches
                in the cloisters of the abbey—a man swathed in a hooded                                                                              state throughout the land. None of these claims are true,
                                                                                  listeners to fight back, and cure their debt forever. This
                cloak and wearing a gas mask. Scotland Yard dispatches                                                                               argues Steven Waldman.
                                                                                  book is written for anyone who is tired of the anxiety, the
                Inspector Rutledge to find out who the man was and why                                                                               Nonfiction
                                                                                  family stress, and the sleepless nights associated with
                he died in such mysterious circumstances.                                                                                            8 CDs           978-0-7927-5348-3       SLD1304      $79.95
                                                                                  being in debt.
                Mystery                                                           Personal Finance
                                                                                                                                                     Also available as a digital download
                10 CDs          978-0-7927-5346-9          SLD1302     $94.95     9 CDs           978-0-7927-5605-7       SLD1380       $99.95
                Also available as a digital download
                                                                                  Also available as a digital download
                                                                                                                                                     Rob Walker

                Bryan Tracy
                                                                                                                                                     Buying In
                                                                                  Helen Tse                                                          Narrated by Robert Fass
                Eat That Frog!                                                    Sweet Mandarin                                                     Marketing executives and consumer advocates alike

                Narrated by the Author                                                                                                               predict a future of brand-proof consumers, armed with
                                                                                  Narrated by Liz Sutherland
                Based on more than twenty years of research and speaking                                                                             technology and a sophisticated understanding of
                                                                                  Spanning almost a hundred years, this rich and evocative
                to more than 2 million business leaders throughout the                                                                               marketing techniques, who can effectively tune out ad
                                                                                  true story recounts the lives of three generations of
                world, this book synthesizes the best and most practical                                                                             campaigns. But as Rob Walker demonstrates, this widely
                                                                                  remarkable Chinese women. Fleeing the brutal poverty of
                techniques for setting and achieving personal and                                                                                    accepted misconception has eclipsed the real changes
                                                                                  mainland China, Helen Tse’s grandmother, Lily Kwok, lived
                financial goals.                                                                                                                     in the way modern consumers relate to their brands of
                                                                                  and worked in Hong Kong, then moved to the UK in the
                Self-Help                                                                                                                            choice. Combine this with marketers’ new ability to blur
                                                                                  1950s, where she opened one of Manchester’s earliest
                3 CDs           978-0-7927-5484-8          SLD1350     $44.95                                                                        the line between advertising, entertainment, and public
                                                                                  Chinese restaurants where her daughter, Mabel, worked
                Also available as a digital download                                                                                                 space, and you have dramatically altered the relationship
                                                                                  from the age of nine. Tragically, the family lost the
                                                                                                                                                     between consumer and consumed.
                                                                                  restaurant, and it was up to Helen and her sisters, the
                                                                                  third generation of these exceptional women, to re-establish       Nonfiction
                Nick Trout                                                        their grandmother’s dream.                                         8 CDs           978-0-7927-5464-0       SLD1330      $89.95
                Tell Me Where It Hurts                                            Memoir
                                                                                                                                                     Also available as a digital download
                Narrated by Simon Vance                                           6 CDs           978-0-7927-5763-4       SLD1509       $64.95
                From the frontlines of modern medicine, Tell Me Where It
                Hurts is a fascinating insider portrait of a veterinarian, his                                                                       Joseph Wambaugh
                furry patients, and the blend of old-fashioned instincts          Mark Twain                                                         Hollywood Crows ª
                and cutting-edge technology that defines pet care in the                                                                             Narrated by Christian Rummel
                twenty-first century. Dr. Trout takes the reader on a vicarious   Adventures of Huckleberry Finn                                     When LAPD cops Hollywood Nate and Bix Rumstead find
                                                                                  Narrated by Patrick Fraley
                journey through twenty-four intimate, heartrending hours                                                                             themselves caught up with bombshell Margot Aziz, they
                                                                                  The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn offers both brilliant
                in his life; his wry, companionable voice offers enlightening                                                                        think they’re just having some fun. But in Hollywood, nothing
                                                                                  humor and tragedy as Huck and Jim explore moral dilemmas
                and engaging anecdotes about cuddly (or not-so-cuddly)                                                                               is ever what it seems. To them, Margot is a harmless socialite,
                                                                                  of slavery and freedom. Huck, the narrator, is shrewd,
                pets and their variously zany, desperate, and demanding                                                                              stuck in the middle of an ugly divorce from the nefrarious
                                                                                  ingenious, and literal—he reports on everything he sees,
                owners.                                                                                                                              nightclub owner Ali Aziz. What Nate and Bix don’t know is
                                                                                  which allows the listener to experience the hypocrisy of
                Autobiography                                                                                                                        that Margot’s no helpless victim: the femme fatale is
                                                                                  “sivilization.” Patrick Fraley’s superb narration is rich in the
                8 CDs           978-0-7927-5250-9          SLD1243     $79.95                                                                        setting them both up so that she can pull off the perfect
                                                                                  adventurous sprit of the Mississippi River. It captures the
                Also available as a digital download                                                                                                 murder and walk away with her ex-husband’s ill-won fortune.
                                                                                  world and people that Mark Twain knew and loved.                   But Ms. Aziz isn’t the only one with a deadly plan.
                                                                                  Classic                                                            Thriller
                                                                                  10 CDs          978-0-7927-5486-2       SLD1352       $99.95       10 CDs          978-0-7927-5479-4       SLD1343      $99.95
                                                                                  Also available as a digital download
                                                                                                                                                     1 MP3CD         978-0-7927-5514-2       CMP1343      $59.95
                                                                                                                                                     Also available as a digital download

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Evelyn Waugh                                                          Jerry White                                                         Inger Ash Wolfe
Brideshead Revisited                                                  I Will Not Be Broken                                                The Calling
Narrated by Jeremy Irons                                              Narrated by the Author                                              Narrated by Bernadette Dunne
A classic of our time, beautifully performed by Jeremy Irons          Tragedy happens to everyone. These events take a heavy              The first homicide that Canadian Detective Inspector Hazel
and the basis of the award-winning television mini-series,            toll on everyone, but there are those who have muscled              Micallef, has had to investigate in almost three years is
Brideshead Revisited tells the story of the Marchmain                 their way through tough times and emerged stronger and              that of cancer patient Delia Chandler, a woman who once
family, as narrated by friend Charles Ryder. Aristocratic,            wiser. Author Jerry White is one such example. In 1984,             had an affair with Hazel’s father. When a few days later,
beautiful, and charming, the Marchmains are indeed a                  he lost his leg in a tragic accident. He has personally en-         and three hundred kilometers away, the mutilated body
symbol of England and her decline; the novel a mirror                 dured the pain of loss and the challenge of rebuilding.             of an multiple sclerosis sufferer is found, painted in
of the upper-class of the 1920s and the abdication of                 White has interviewed thousands of victims of tragedy. In           Chandler’s blood, Micallef realizes that someone is killing
responsibility in the 1930s. Brideshead Revisited has                 their own words, his fellow survivors share their stories—a         the terminally ill, and not for mercy’s sake.
become shorthand for a fantasy era of titled elegance,                group that includes Lance Armstrong, Elie Wiesel, and the           Thriller
dead-end hedonism and fatuous wit.                                    late Princess Diana.                                                9 CDs           978-0-7927-5265-3      SLD1260     $89.95
Classic                                                               Self-Help                                                           Also available as a digital download
10 CDs          978-0-7927-5794-8         SLD1534       $94.95        5 CDs           978-0-7927-5482-4          SLD1348      $59.95
                                                                      Also available as a digital download
                                                                                                                                          Meg Wolitzer
David Weber                                                                                                                               The Ten-Year Nap ª
By Schism Rent Asunder                       ª                        Madeleine Wickham                                                   Narrated by Alyssa Bresnahan
                                                                                                                                          For a group of four New York friends, the past decade has
Narrated by Oliver Wyman                                              Sleeping Arrangements                                               been largely defined by marriage and motherhood.
The world has changed. The mercantile kingdom of Charis               Narrated by Katherine Kellgren
has prevailed over the alliance designed to exterminate it.                                                                               Educated and reared to believe that they would conquer
                                                                      Chloe needs a holiday. She’s sick of making wedding
Awaiting, Charis still stands, still free, still tolerant, still an                                                                       the world, they then left prestigious jobs to stay home with
                                                                      dresses, her partner Philip has troubles at work, and the
island of innovation in a world in which the Church has                                                                                   their babies. What was meant to be a temporary leave
                                                                      whole family wants a break. Her wealthy friend Gerard has
worked for centuries to keep humanity locked at a                                                                                         of absence has lasted a decade. Now, at age forty, with
                                                                      offered the loan of his luxury villa in Spain-perfect. Hugh is
medieval level of existence. But the powerful men who run                                                                                 the halcyon days of young motherhood behind them and
                                                                      not a happy man. His wife Amanda seems more interested
the Church aren’t going to take their defeat lying down. As                                                                               without professions to define them, Amy, Jill, Roberta, and
                                                                      in her new kitchen than in him, and he works so hard to
King Cayleb knows, far too much of the kingdom’s recent                                                                                   Karen face a life that is not what they were brought up to
                                                                      pay for it, he barely has time for his children. Maybe he’ll
good fortune is due to the secret manipulations of the being                                                                              expect but seems to be the one they have chosen.
                                                                      have a chance to bond with them on holiday. His old friend
that calls himself Merlin. Now, as Charis and its archbishop          Gerard has lent them a luxury villa in Spain—perfect. Both          Fiction
make the rift with Mother Church explicit, the storm gathers.         families arrive at the villa and get a shock—Gerard has             11 CDs          978-0-7927-5253-0      SLD1248     $99.95
Schism has come to the world of Safehold.                             double-booked. An uneasy week of sharing begins, and                2 MP3CDs        978-0-7927-5337-7      CMP1248     $59.95
                                                                      tensions soon mount in the soaring heat.                            Also available as a digital download
Science Fiction
19 CDs          978-0-7927-5467-1         SLD1333       $134.95       Fiction
2 MP3CDs        978-0-7927-5533-3         CMP1333       $ 84.95       7 CDs           978-0-7927-5466-4          SLD1332      $69.95      Irvin D. Yalom

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Also available as a digital download                                  Also available as a digital download
                                                                                                                                          Staring at the Sun
                                                                                                                                          Narrated by Gregory Gorton
Fay Weldon                                                            Jacqueline Winspear                                                 Irvin D. Yalom is an author whose best-selling trade books
                                                                                                                                          and novels tell compelling, dramatic, and illuminating
The Spa Decameron                                                     An Incomplete Revenge ª                                             stories with which readers can identify. At seventy-four,
Narrated by Rula Lenska                                               Narrated by Orlagh Cassidy                                          Yalom has penned a book that is the climax of his lifework,
There’s a gathering of high-achieving ladies, at the remote           With the country in the grip of economic malaise, and               focusing on the universal human issues of mortality and
and expensive Castle Spa, over the ten days of Christmas              worried about her business, Maisie Dobbs is relieved to             death. He suggests that what he calls the “awakening
and New Year. None of them have met before. Have they                 accept an apparently straightforward assignment from                experience” can help us acknowledge, accept, and utilize
no homes to go to? Why have they put their lives on hold?             an old friend to investigate a potential land purchase.             our fear of death in a very positive manner.
Perhaps they think they’ve come to seek, through Botox,               Her inquiries take her to a picturesque village in Kent,
                                                                      but beneath its pastoral surface she finds evidence that            Self-Help
aromatherapy, and extravagant pampering, a better                                                                                         6 CDs           978-0-7927-5241-7      SLD1236     $64.95
understanding of their lives? But the ladies are wilful:              something is amiss. Mysterious fires erupt in the village           Also available as a digital download
they lounge around in the Jacuzzi, drinking champagne,                with alarming regularity, and a series of petty crimes
eating permitted caviar and forbidden chocolate, and confessing       suggests a darker criminal element at work.
the stories of their lives, startling and scandalous though           Mystery
these may be.                                                         8 CDs           978-0-7927-5244-8          SLD1238      $79.95
Fiction                                                               Also available as a digital download
11 CDs          978-0-7927-5791-7         SLD1531       $99.95
2 MP3CDs        978-0-7927-5834-1         CMP1531       $59.95
                                                                      P G. Wodehouse
                                                                      Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves
Donald E. Westlake                                                    Narrated by Jonathan Cecil
Somebody Owes Me Money                                                Gussie Fink-Nottle must marry Madeleine Bassett or Bertie
Narrated by Stephen Thorne                                            will be obliged to proffer the ring in his stead, so Jeeves
Cab driver Chet Conway was hoping for a good tip from his             and Bertie visit Totleigh Towers, a rural leper colony. It’s
latest fare, the sort he could spend. But what he got was             suicide, but Gussie’s engagement to that drip, Madeleine,
a tip on a horse race. Which might have turned out okay,              must somehow be saved.
except that when he went to collect his winnings, Chet                Humor
found his bookie lying dead on the living room floor. Chet            5 CDs           978-0-7927-5790-0          SLD1530      $59.95
knows he had nothing to do with it—but just try explaining            Also available as a digital download
that to the cops, to the two rival criminal gangs who each
think Chet’s working for the other, and to the dead man’s
beautiful sister, who has flown in from Las Vegas to avenge
her brother’s murder...
6 CDs           978-0-7927-5453-4         SLD1319       $79.95
Also available as a digital download

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