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Lost Dogs and Lonely HeartsFor the last official day of June is Audiobook Month, curl up on the beach or the backyard patio with (wo)man’s best friend and Lucy Dillon’s Lost Dogs and Lonely HeartsThirty-nine year old Rachel is having a really bad year. After losing her job and breaking up with her boyfriend, Rachel has inherited her late aunt’s house, her beloved border collie, and a crowded rescue kennel, despite the fact that she knows almost nothing about dogs. Still, considering her limited options, she gamely takes up the challenge of running the kennel. And as Rachel starts finding new homes for the abandoned strays, it turns out that it might not just be the dogs that need rescuing.

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June is Audiobook Month
Feel the Magic!

June is Audiobook Month

Feel the Magic!

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Playing DeadJulia Haeberlin’s Playing Dead is a rich, complex family saga that is as moving as it is suspenseful. The perfume-scented letter that turns Tommie McCloud’s world upside down arrives from a stranger only days after her father’s death. The woman who wrote it claims that Tommie is her daughter—and that she was kidnapped as a baby thirty-one years ago. Tommie wants to believe it’s all a hoax, but suddenly a girl who grew up on a Texas ranch finds herself inextricably linked to a horrific past: the slaughter of a family in Chicago, the murder of an Oklahoma beauty queen, and the kidnapping of a little girl named Adriana. 

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Great Classic Westerns

Are you permanently in a cowboy state of mind? Check out the Great Classic Westerns audio anthology, with stories from some of the most well-known authors of the genre, including Zane Grey and Max Brand! With sixteen unabridged classic tales, you’ll have enough great listening to keep your ears busy till the cows come home…

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The GunfightersCan’t get enough of Doctor Who? Help pass the time till the next TV season with Doctor Who: The Gunfighters, a classic BBC TV soundtrack starring William Hartnell. When the Doctor lands in the Wild Wild West circa 1881, he soon finds himself in the middle of a feud with the Clanton family, whilst Wyatt Earp and Bat Masterson try to keep the peace. There’s a gunfight at the OK Corral brewing and, if the Doctor and his friends aren’t careful, the Doctor and his friends are going to be caught in the crossfire.

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UlyssesWe’re a little late to celebrate Bloomsday this year, but it’s always a good time for a little Ulysses as far as we’re concerned. This dramatized reading of James Joyce’s masterpiece adapted for BBC Radio 4, starring Stephen Rea and Sinead Cusack is timelessly evocative, The story of Stephen Dedalus’ journey through Dublin, it is a huge, rich portrayal of human life. In this magnificent recording, which includes the famous Molly Bloom soliloquy, the power and truth of Joyce’s vision is as potent as ever.

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A Simple MurderA shocking death in a quiet Shaker settlement sets the stage for this intriguing and atmoshperic mystery in A Simple Murder by Eleanor Kuhns. 1796: When traveling weaver and former soldier Will Rees learns that his son David has run away he immediately sets out after him. After tracking him down at a Shaker settlement near Durham, Maine, Will unexpectedly finds himself heading a murder investigation. As he adapts to the ways of the Shakers he begins to discover that some members of the community may hold clues to solving the case, but uncovering those clues will also reveal dark secrets that could threaten the whole community

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The Sunday HangmanSpend your Sunday with the South African detective duo Kramer & Zondi! Tollie Erasmus, an unsavory bank robber on the run, is hung from the neck until dead. Unfortunately, execution was administered without the benefit of South African judge or jury. Somewhere there’s a killer who knows far too much about the hangman’s craft, and Lieutenant Tromp Kramer and his Bantu assistant Mickey Zondi must find him before his trail of death continues. Penned in 1977, The Sunday Hangman is the fifth tale starring the odd couple sleuths.

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The DetourIs there a cooler author name on the planet than Andromeda Romano-Lax? Not sure, but her new novel, The Detour, set in 1938 Italy and Munich features some very cool customers indeed. Enlarging on themes and questions about the role of art and the promise of love in wartime, this rich journey introduces young curator Ernst Vogler who is collecting the great art of Europe and bringing it to Germany for the Fuhrer. But then a simple three-day job to collect a famous statue, turns into a disaster. With nothing left to lose, the young German gives himself up to the Italian adventure, to the surprising love and inevitable losses along the way. This is a bittersweet novel about artistic obsession, misplaced idealism, detours, and second chances, played out along the beautiful back-roads of northern Italy on the eve of war.