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Monday, April 29, 2013

New Audiobooks!

The Secretary: A Journey with Hillary Clinton from Beirut to to the Heart of American Power, by Kim Ghattas
In this first inside account to be published about Hillary Clinton's time as secretary of state, Kim Ghattas draws on extensive interviews with Clinton, administration officials and other players around Washington, telling the story of Hillary Clinton as America's envoy to the world. 

The Hit, by David Baldacci
Skilled assassin Will Robie is asked by the U.S. government to track down fellow assassin Jessica Reel, who has gone rogue, but during his pursuit of Reel, Robie realizes that her betrayal may be concealing a larger threat that could impact the whole world.

The Humanity Project, by Jean Thompson
Thompson proves herself at the height of her powers in The Humanity Project, crafting emotionally suspenseful and thoroughly entertaining characters, in which we inevitably see ourselves. Set against the backdrop of current events and cultural calamity, it is at once a multifaceted ensemble drama and a deftly observant story of our twenty-first-century society.

12th of Never, by James Patterson
A week after giving birth, Lindsay Boxer is investigating two cases: a grisly murder where the main suspect is an NFL player and an eccentric professor who thinks his dreams of a murder are real in this new addition to the best-selling series.

Maya's Notebook, by Isabel Allende
After the death of her beloved grandfather, 19-year-old Maya Vidal, turning to drugs, alcohol and petty crimes, becomes trapped in a war between assassins, the police, the FBI and Interpol, until her grandmother helps her escape to a remote island off the coast of Chile where she tries to make sense of her life. 

House Girl, by Tara Conklin
This stunning debut novel of love, family and justice follows Lina Sparrow, an ambitious first-year associate in a Manhattan law firm, as she searches for the "perfect plaintiff" to lead a historic class-action lawsuit worth trillions of dollars in reparations for descendants of American slaves. 

Waiting to be Heard: a Memoir, by Amanda Knox 
Filled with never before-told details and photos, the young exchange student whose conviction and acquittal on murder charges in Italy made headlines worldwide tells the full story of her ordeal, from the events that led to her arrest to her hard-fought battle to overcome injustice.

Whiskey Beach, by Nora Roberts
After suffering through an intense year of public and police scrutiny after being wrongly implicated in his fiancâe's murder, Boston lawyer Eli Landon takes sanctuary in a centuries-old family home and falls in love with resident housekeeper Abra Walsh, with whom he is entangled in an old, life-threatening mystery.

Woman Upstairs, by Claire Messud 
Relegated to the status of schoolteacher and friendly neighbor after abandoning her dreams of becoming an artist, Nora advocates on behalf of a charismatic Lebanese student and is drawn into the child's family until his artist mother's careless ambition leads to a shattering betrayal.

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