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Aug 15, 2019

A beautifully written debut novel about grant writer Billie James, who returns to the Mississippi Delta, where she spent her early years. Her father died under mysterious circumstances when she was just 4 years old, and she went missing on the same day. Narrator Bahni Turpin smoothly moves through the excellent...


Jul 22, 2019

Life as Anna knows it is well and truly over. She is betrayed by her best friend, who runs off with her husband and her children. Her solace is a true crime podcast —and then it triggers a surprising connection to her past life. Cathleen McCarron’s Scottish lilt is smooth and beautifully captures the darkly funny...


Jul 15, 2019

Fans of Kate Atkinson’s private detective Jackson Brodie will love his 5th outing with the audiobook narrated by Jason Isaacs, who plays Brodie in the BBC series “Case Histories.” Isaacs knows all the characters well and conveys a sense of easy familiarity in his narration. Brodie investigates the grim crimes of...


Jul 10, 2019

Craig Wasson mans the mic like a jazz poet in this second installment of Ellroy’s L.A. WWII trilogy that began with PERFIDIA. The audiobook sizzles with the slang and accents of wartime Los Angeles in a story full of murder, missing gold, and fire set against a backdrop of war and racist paranoia. Wasson...


May 23, 2019

Narrator David Pittu’s smooth, soft delivery is the perfect contrast to the unnamed protagonist in this domestic thriller about a happily married couple whose hobby is killing innocent women. The story is told mostly through the voice of the husband, who describes his relationship with his wife and problems with his...