Audiobook, Mystery/Suspense/Thriller

Stalked by Allison Brennan

New FBI agent in training Lucy Kincaid has finally made it into the Academy and things are going well. She’s become friends with a group and developed a great mentoring relationship with Supervisory Special Agent Tony Presidio who teaches one of her classes. When Presidio is contacted by an agent in New York regarding the… Continue reading Stalked by Allison Brennan

Audiobook, Historical Fiction

The Great Alone by Kristen Hannah

The year is 1974 and Ernt Allbright comes home from the Vietnam war a very different man after having been a POW. He’s volatile, impulsive and can’t hold a job. He often takes it out on his young wife, Cora. His 13-year old daughter Leni has learned the warning signs when her father’s mood is… Continue reading The Great Alone by Kristen Hannah

Audiobook, Classic

Banned Books Week: Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

This is the story of Humbert Humbert, told in his own words through a journal, and his obsession with Dolores Haze, an almost 13-year old girl who only he called Lolita. I have a vague recollection of the original movie starring James Mason, Shelley Winters & Sue Lyon, which I watched as a pre-teen (surely… Continue reading Banned Books Week: Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

Audiobook, Mystery/Suspense/Thriller

Silenced by Allison Brennan

A young woman who worked for a powerful DC lobbying firm is found murdered in Rock Creek Park. What gets the attention of the FBI is her recent scandal involving an affair with a US congressman. FBI Agent Noah Armstrong decides to include FBI Analyst Lucy Kincaid in the initial investigation because it appears that… Continue reading Silenced by Allison Brennan

Contemporary Romance

Tempting Fate by Nora Roberts

Attorney Caine MacGregor is given the task of picking up Diana Blade from the airport for her first visit with her brother Justin since she was 6-years old. He was unprepared for the cool and sophisticated woman who was the ultimate in control. Diana had the edge as she was well aware of Caine by… Continue reading Tempting Fate by Nora Roberts

Mystery/Suspense/Thriller

Shadows in Death by J. D. Robb

Eve and Roarke are called from their night out at the theater to the scene of a vicious murder in Washington Square. As Eve and Peabody are evaluating the scene, Roarke sees someone from his past in the crowd of onlookers. It’s a man named Lorcan Cobbe who is a hired assassin. Just as Roarke… Continue reading Shadows in Death by J. D. Robb

Audiobook, Contemporary Fiction

Searching for Sylvie Lee by Jean Kwok

Sylvie Lee is missing. She is Amy’s bright, beautiful and highly successful older sister who returned to Holland because their grandmother was gravely ill. See, Sylvie, along with her grandmother, was sent to live with her aunt and uncle, Helena & Willhem Tan, when she was a baby and rejoined her family in New York… Continue reading Searching for Sylvie Lee by Jean Kwok

Audiobook, Mystery/Suspense/Thriller

The Silent Wife by Karin Slaughter

GBI Detective Will Trent and his partner Faith Mitchell are called to the scene of the aftermath of a prison riot. While investigating the murder of one of the inmates, another comes forward insisting he can help identify the killers and an inside scheme involving contraband but will cooperate only if they will investigate the… Continue reading The Silent Wife by Karin Slaughter

Contemporary Romance

Playing the Odds by Nora Roberts

Serena MacGregor is a blackjack dealer on a cruise ship sailing the Caribbean and she's very good at what she does. What no one knows is that she’s from a well known, wealthy family and decided to go down a different path after graduating from college, wanting to experience the world outside of the bubble… Continue reading Playing the Odds by Nora Roberts

Audiobook, Classic

The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath

Esther Greenwood is smart, I mean the kind of smart where she’s done exceptionally well in school and none of her classes represent that big of a challenge. Her goal is to become a writer and when she’s invited to join a group of young women to be guest editors for a girl’s magazine in… Continue reading The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath