Monthly Archives: November 2018

Nine perfect strangers, Liane Moriarty, author; Caroline Lee, narrator

A Russian immigrant, Masha, has a near death experience which changes her life. The man she believes saved her life, Yao, becomes her partner and they establish a health retreat called Tranquillum House. She transforms from an overweight, corporate executive … Continue reading

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The Last Days of Night, Graham Moore, author, Johnathan McClain, narrator

George Westinghouse and Thomas Edison are both geniuses and rivals with egos that are huge. Both are driven to succeed. Both are inventors extraordinaire and both are engaged in a lawsuit with each other, suing and counter suing. Edison demands … Continue reading

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An Unwanted Guest, Shari Lapena, author; Hillary Huber, narrator

This is a quick, creative mystery that holds the reader’s attention fast. Several groups of people travel to a beautiful, quiet, romantic inn to spend the weekend. One couple wants to salvage a marriage; another is looking forward to one. … Continue reading

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Past Tense, Lee Child, author; Scott Brick, narrator

Although the book pushes credulity most of the time, the author creates tension and captures the reader’s interest from the beginning. The narrator is one of the best. He uses just the right amount of expression and tone to keep … Continue reading

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Saving Washington: The Forgotten Story of the Maryland 400 and The Battle of Brooklyn-Chris Formant, author

As the story moved between Baltimore and Pennsylvania, with the massing of troops and the staging of battles, the training of men and the searching for informants, it grew more and more interesting. There was a division between the colonists … Continue reading

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The Kremlin’s Candidate, Jason Matthews, author, Jeremy Bobb, narrator

There are double agents in Russia and in the United States. In both places, female characters are in the highest of positions and are passing information, betraying their homelands. Both have been compromised by a government other than their own. … Continue reading

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Red Hotel, Gary Grossman, Ed Fuller, authors

This book is a winner. The authors are particularly well suited for this book. One is a successful novelist and the other has a broad background in global affairs. They are a perfect combination for this thriller which is placed … Continue reading

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