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The Paris Diversion, Chris Pavone, author’ Mozhan Marno, narrator

There are so many tangents and characters introduced into this narrative, like a suicide bomber, his driver, terrorism, clandestine spying, a CIA agent, corruption, economic  investors, stock manipulation, CEO’s, big business, VIP’s, an engineered financial debacle, and more, that the … Continue reading

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The 7 ½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle, Stuart Turton, author; James Cameron Stewart, narrator

The 7 ½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle, Stuart Turton, author; James Cameron Stewart, narrator This is one of the most cleverly written, imaginative stories that I have ever read. I had difficulty keeping up with the number of characters and … Continue reading

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The Wolf and the Watchman, Niklas Natt och Dag, author; Caspar Rundegren, Clara Andersson, narrators

I understand, after completing this book, why it won awards and acclaim. It was well researched and the use of the English language was exceptional. However, the extensive descriptions of excessive brutality made it really hard to keep reading, at … Continue reading

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Quicksand, by Malin Persson Giolito, author; Saskia Maarleveld, narrator

In Sweden, there is a terrorist attack in a private upper secondary school. Maria Norberg (Maja) is arrested for her part in the murders. This is her story. She is a teenager, and as she describes her deepest thoughts and … Continue reading

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Queenie, Candice Carty-Williams, author; Shvorne Marks, narrator

Queenie is a troubled young woman of color, from a dysfunctional background. As her character is developed and explored, the author illustrates the racism that not only black women are exposed to, but also touches on the plight of the … Continue reading

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Pandemic, Robin Cook, author, George Guidall, narrator

Robin Cook has chosen a terrific narrator to read this medical mystery featuring the medical examiner, husband and wife team of Jack Stapleton and Laurie Montgomery. This is book number11 in the series about them. George Guidall, the narrator, is … Continue reading

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To the Bright Edge of the World, Eowyn Ivey, author, John Glouchevitch, Christine Lakin, Kiff Vandenheuvel narrators

This novel is historic fiction based loosely on the real explorer, Henry T. Allen, who was tasked with exploring a portion of the wilderness in Alaska, which had previously been attempted unsuccessfully, in the past. His success opened Alaska’s resources … Continue reading

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