Monthly Archives: May 2016

Private Paris, James Patterson, Mark Sullivan, authors; Jay Snyder, narrator

Private is a major security firm owned by Jack Morgan. On what he hoped would be a relaxing visit to the Paris office of his company, before he headed home to the USA, he is unexpectedly asked to find the … Continue reading

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The Nest, Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney, author; Mia Barrow, narrator‏

Each member of the Plumb family is preoccupied with their own greed, secrets, lies and devious behavior. Their interactions with each other are on the surface as they are all fairly egocentric. As relationships are broken and their lives are … Continue reading

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The Last Painting of Sara de Vos, Dominic Smith, author; Edoardo Ballerina, narrator

Written in a lyrical prose, the fictitious lives of a 17th century artist and a 20th century art forger come to life. The author takes the reader back and forth in time to develop each setting and character, including the … Continue reading

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Lilac Girls, Martha Hall Kelly, author; Cassandra Campbell, Kathleen Gati, Kathryn Kana, narrators

There are some books that are meant to be read, and this cries out to be one of them.  Although there may be a need to have more knowledge about what happened to the Jews at Hitler’s women’s concentration camp, … Continue reading

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The Last Mile, David Baldacci, author; Kyf Brewer, Orlagh Cassidy, narrators

A young man sat waiting patiently, if it could actually be said that someone could wait patiently for his own execution; he had prepared himself and was hoping to die with dignity. Not quite 42, he had spent half of … Continue reading

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City of Secrets, Stewart O’Nan, author; Edoardo Ballerini, narrator

This brief little book illuminated the struggle of the Jewish people shortly after the end of WWII and prior to the declaration of the official State of Israel when the British controlled Palestine. It was there that the Jewish people … Continue reading

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The Wolves, John Wells #10, Alex Berenson, narrated by George Guidall

When the novel begins, the reader learns that a planned invasion of Iran by the United States had been thwarted, just in time. The effort to start this war was engineered by an American, Aaron Duberman, who was married to … Continue reading

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