Audio Books

That summer

Lauren Willig.

Romance

A compelling new novel from New York Times bestselling author Lauren Willig, about a woman who inherits a house in England. and the mysterious past that comes with it. 2009: When Julia Conley hears that she has inherited a house outside London from an unknown great-aunt, she assumes it's a joke. She hasn't been back to England since the car crash that killed her mother when she was six, an event she remembers only in her nightmares. But when...


The skeleton crew how amateur sleuths are solving america's coldest cases

Deborah Halber.

Nonfiction

"The Skeleton Crew" provides an entree into the gritty and tumultuous world of Sherlock Holmes wannabes who race to beat out law enforcement--and one another--at matching missing persons with unidentified remains. In America today, upwards of forty thousand people are dead and unaccounted for. These murder, suicide, and accident victims, separated from their names, are being adopted by the bizarre online world of amateur sleuths. The Web sleuths ...


The last 100 days : the tumultuous and controversial story of the final days of World War II in Europe

by John Toland.

History

A dramatic countdown of the final months of World War II in Europe, "The Last 100 Days" brings to life the waning power and the ultimate submission of the Third Reich. To reconstruct the tumultuous hundred days between Yalta and the fall of Berlin, John Toland traveled more than 100,000 miles in twenty-one countries and interviewed more than six hundred people from Hitler s personal chauffeur to Generals von Manteuffel, Wenck, and Heinrici; from ...


Secrets of Sloane House

by Shelley Gray.

Mystery

One woman s search for the truth of her sister s disappearance leads her to deceit and danger in 1893 Chicago. Rosalind Perry has left her family s rural farm in Wisconsin to work as a housemaid at Sloane House, one of the most elegant mansions in Gilded Age Chicago. But Rosalind is not there just to earn a living and support her family she s at Sloane House determined to discover the truth about her sister s mysterious disappearance. Reid Armstr...


The girls of august

Anne Rivers Siddons.

Romance

Every August, four women would gather together to spend a week at the beach, renting a new house each year. The ritual began when they were in their twenties and their husbands were in medical school, and became a mainstay of every summer thereafter. Their only criteria was oceanfront and isolation, their only desire to strengthen their far-flung friendships. They called themselves the Girls of August. But when one of the Girls dies tragically, t...


The sweet spot

Stephanie Evanovich.

Romance

From New York Times bestselling author Stephanie Evanovich comes another rollicking, sexy story of just how far a couple will go to find true love--and keep it sizzling When pro baseball player Chase Walker first meets restaurateur Amanda Cole, it's love at first sight. But while Amanda can't help noticing the superstar with the Greek-god build, he doesn't have a chance of getting to first--or any other--base with her. A successful entrepreneur w...


Lucky us

Amy Bloom.

Literary Fiction

"My father's wife died. My mother said we should drive down to his place and see what might be in it for us." So begins the story of teenage half sisters Eva and Iris in this brilliantly written, deeply moving, and fantastically funny novel by the beloved and critically acclaimed author of Away . Disappointed by their families, Iris, the hopeful star, and Eva, the sidekick, journey across 1940s America in search of fame and fortune. Iris's ambiti...