New Books on CD

Map of the heart [CD sound recording] : a novel

Sat, 12/30/2017 - 18:30
by Wiggs, Susan,
Publisher HarperCollins, [2017]
Unabridged.
10 audio discs (11 hr, 46 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD ROM WIG
Summary An accomplished photographer, widow, and mother, Camille is content with the blessings she's enjoyed. When her aging father asks her to go with him to his native France, she has no idea that she's embarking on an adventure that will shake her complacency and utterly transform her.

Robert B. Parker's Little white lies [CD sound recording]

Wed, 12/27/2017 - 18:16
by Atkins, Ace,
Publisher Books on Tape ; Random House Audio, [2017] ©2017
Unabridged.
6 audio discs (approximately 7 hours) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD M PAR
Summary Connie Kelly thought she'd found her perfect man on an online dating site. He was silver-haired and handsome, with a mysterious background working for the C.I.A. She fell so hard for M. Brooks Welles that she wrote him a check for almost three hundred thousand dollars, hoping for a big return on her investment. But within weeks, both Welles and her money are gone. Her therapist, Dr. Susan Silverman, hands her Spenser's card. A self-proclaimed military hotshot, Welles had been a frequent guest on national news shows speaking with authority about politics and world events. But when he disappears, he leaves not only a jilted lover but a growing list of angry investors, duped cops, and a team of paramilitary contractors looking for revenge. Enter Spenser, who quickly discovers that everything about Welles is phony. His name, his résumé, and his client list are nothing but an elaborate fraud. But uncovering the truth won't be easy, as he'll have to keep the mystery man alive long enough to get back his client's money. As the trail winds from Boston to the back roads of Georgia, Spenser will need help from trusted allies Hawk and Teddy Sapp to make sure Welles's next con is his last.

The nowhere man [CD sound recording]

Tue, 12/26/2017 - 06:12
by Hurwitz, Gregg Andrew,
Publisher Brilliance Audio, [2016]
Unabridged.
10 audio discs (12 hr., 14 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD F HUR
Summary "Spoken about only in whispers, it is said that when the Nowhere Man is reached by the truly desperate, he can and will do anything to save them. Evan Smoak is the Nowhere Man. Taken from a group home at twelve, Evan was raised and trained as part of the Orphan program, an off-the-books operation designed to create deniable intelligence assets--i.e. assassins. Evan was Orphan X. He broke with the program, using everything he learned to disappear and reinvent himself as the Nowhere Man. But the new head of the Orphan program hasn't forgotten about him and is using all of his assets--including the remaining Orphans--to track down and eliminate Smoak. But this time, the attack comes from a different angle and Evan is caught unaware. Captured, drugged, and spirited off to a remote location, heavily guarded from all approaches. They think they have him trapped and helpless in a virtual cage but they don't know who they're dealing with--that they've trapped themselves inside that cage with one of the deadliest and most resourceful Orphans"--

Since we fell [CD sound recording]

Mon, 12/25/2017 - 12:09
by Lehane, Dennis,
Publisher Harper Audio / HarperCollins Publishers, [2017] ℗2017
Unabridged.
10 audio discs (12 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD M LEH
Summary After Rachel Childs, a former journalist, suffers an on-air mental breakdown, she lives as a virtual shut-in. In all other respects, however, she enjoys an ideal life with an ideal husband. Until a chance encounter on a rainy afternoon causes that ideal life to fray. As does Rachel's marriage. As does Rachel herself. Sucked into a conspiracy thick with deception, violence, and possibly madness, Rachel must find the strength within herself to conquer unimaginable fears and mind-altering truths.

You don't look your age [CD sound recording] : and other fairy tales

Mon, 12/25/2017 - 12:09
by Nevins, Sheila,
Publisher Macmillan Audio, [2017] ℗2017
Unabridged.
4 audio discs (approximately 4 hours, 30 minutes) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD 305.26 NEV
Summary A miscellany of musings about aging, love, work, and wisdom. Nevins (b. 1939), an acclaimed producer of TV documentaries who has won numerous Emmy, Peabody, and other awards, makes her literary debut with a collection of essays, poetry, and stories, often entertaining and, as she admits, -sometimes silly. Frequently, her theme is the assault of aging, beginning with her decision to get a face- and eye-lift, at the age of 56. At the surgeon's office, examining her face in a magnifying mirror, she was horrified: "I saw a wrinkled, witchlike, scrunched up, squashed face," she recalls. Working in media, she believed she had to hide her age. "Nobody wanted advice from an old broad," she writes. Her surgery, though, intensified her obsession with her looks. "I heard a metronome ticking in my head" that made her focus on every wrinkle, rushing to her dermatologist for every 'new fix.' Nevins also spent huge amounts of money on her teeth. She wishes she could face aging gracefully, but being surrounded by pretty, bright, and slender young women makes her angry. Besides aging, dieting, Viagra, and menopause, the author records a conversation overheard on a train between two women, one of whom, it turns out, was having an affair with the other's husband. "I wished John Updike was around to hear them," Nevins remarks. Other pieces focus on family: her demanding, impatient mother, who had a form of Reynaud's disease so severe that her forearm needed to be amputated; and her son, who slowly developed Tourette's syndrome when he was 3.

You say it first [CD sound recording]

Mon, 12/25/2017 - 09:08
by Mallery, Susan
Publisher Harlequin Audio, [2017]
Unabridged.
7 audio discs (8 hr., 9 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD ROM MAL
Summary Nick takes a day job as a carpenter at a theme wedding venue. Pallas, the captivating owner of Weddings in a Box, is struggling to keep her business open, but Nick might offer some inspiration.

The glass castle [CD sound recording]: a memoir

Mon, 12/25/2017 - 09:08
by Walls, Jeannette,
Publisher Simon & Schuster Audio, 2017.
Unabridged.
8 audio discs (10 1/2 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD B WALLS
Summary Jeannette Walls, the former gossip columnist for MSNBC.com, chronicles her childhood, focusing primarily on the complicated relationships within her dysfunctional family. Raised by nomadic and idealist parents who eventually settled in a downtrodden West Virginia mining town, Jeannette's childhood was a rollercoaster ride. As her parents ran out of money, Jeannette and her siblings were forced to fend for themselves. Deeply hurt by her parents' betrayal, she became determined to be successful.

The wanted [CD sound recording]

Sat, 12/23/2017 - 17:56
by Crais, Robert,
Publisher Brilliance Audio, [2017]
Unabridged.
6 audio discs (approximately 7 hours, 40 minutes) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number XX(1618188.2)
Summary "It seemed like a simple case--before the bodies started piling up. When single mother Devon Connor hires private investigator Elvis Cole, it's because her troubled teenage son Tyson is flashing cash and she's afraid he's dealing drugs. But the truth is devastatingly different. With two other partners in crime, he's been responsible for a string of high-end burglaries, a crime spree that takes a deadly turn when one of them is murdered and Tyson and his girlfriend disappear. They stole the wrong thing from the wrong man. Determined to get it back, he has hired a team that is smart and brutal, and to even the odds, Cole calls in his friends Joe Pike and Jon Stone. But even they may be overmatched. The hired killers are leaving a trail of bodies in their wake. A few more won't make any difference"--

My life, my love, my legacy [CD sound recording]

Sat, 12/23/2017 - 17:56
by King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006
Publisher Macmillan Audio, [2017]
Unabridged.
12 audio discs (14.5 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD B KING
Summary "The life story of Coretta Scott King--wife of Martin Luther King Jr., founder of the King Center for Nonviolent Social Change, and singular twentieth-century American civil rights activist--as told fully for the first time, toward the end of her life, to one of her closest friends. Born in 1927 to daringly enterprising black parents in the Deep South, Coretta Scott had always felt called to a special purpose. One of the first black scholarship students recruited to Antioch College, a committed pacifist, and a civil rights activist, she was an avowed feminist--a graduate student determined to pursue her own career--when she met Martin Luther King Jr., a Baptist minister insistent that his wife stay home with the children. But in love and devoted to shared Christian beliefs and racial justice goals, she married King, and events promptly thrust her into a maelstrom of history throughout which she was a strategic partner, a standard bearer, a marcher, a negotiator, and a crucial fundraiser in support of world-changing achievements. As a widow and single mother of four, while butting heads with the all-male African American leadership of the times, she championed gay rights and AIDS awareness, founded the King Center for Nonviolent Social Change, lobbied for fifteen years to help pass a bill establishing the US national holiday in honor of her slain husband, and was a powerful international presence, serving as a UN ambassador and playing a key role in Nelson Mandela's election. Coretta's is a love story, a family saga, and the memoir of an independent-minded black woman in twentieth-century America, a brave leader who stood committed, proud, forgiving, nonviolent, and hopeful in the face of terrorism and violent hatred every single day of her life"--Provided by publisher.

Never never [CD sound recording]

Sat, 12/23/2017 - 17:56
by Patterson, James, 1947-
Publisher Hachette Audio, [2017]
Unabridged.
7 audio discs (8 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD F PAT
Summary Detective Harriet Blue of the Sydney Police Department prides herself on an uncanny ability to catch the most deviant of criminals. So when her brother is charged with a brutal string of murders, it rocks her world. Shocked, in denial, and facing uncomfortable questions about how much she knew, Harry is transferred to avoid the media circus. Investigating the disappearance of a worker in an isolated mine deep inside the desolate Australian outback--the Never Never--she uncovers an insular society that has sprung up around the mine. It's a world full of easy money, plenty of immoral ways to spend it, and no shortage of suspects. Still reeling from her investigative failures back home, Harry must get to the bottom of the mine's mysteries before she vanishes into the wilds of the Never Never for good.

Home [CD sound recording]

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 23:51
by Coben, Harlan, 1962-
Publisher Brilliance Audio, [2016]
Unabridged.
7 audio discs (approximately 9 hours, 5 minutes) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD M COB
Summary "A decade ago, kidnappers grabbed two boys from wealthy families and demanded ransom, then went silent. No trace of the boys ever surfaced. For ten years their families have been left with nothing but painful memories and a quiet desperation for the day that has finally, miraculously arrived: Myron Bolitar and his friend Win believe they have located one of the boys, now a teenager. Where has he been for ten years, and what does he know about the day, more than half a life ago, when he was taken? And most critically: what can he tell Myron and Win about the fate of his missing friend? Drawing on his singular talent, Harlan Coben delivers an explosive and deeply moving thriller about friendship, family, and the meaning of home"--

An Uncommon Protector. [CD sound recording]

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 11:49
by Gray, Shelley Shepard.
Publisher HarperCollins Christian, [2017]
Unabridged
7 audio discs (8 hr., 3 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD F GRA
Summary Overwhelmed by the responsibilities of running a ranch on her own, Laurel Tracey decides to hire a convict--a man who's just scary enough to take care of squatters and just desperate enough to agree to a one year post.The years following the war have been hard on Laurel Tracey. Both her brother and her father died in battle, and her mother passed away shortly after receiving word of their demise. Laurel has been trying to run her two hundred acre ranch as best she can.When she discovers that squatters have settled in her north pasture and have no intention of leaving, Laurel decides to use the last of her money to free a prisoner from the local jail. If she agrees to offer him room and board for one year, he will have to work for her to pay off his debt.Former soldier Thomas Baker knows he's in trouble when he finds himself jailed because he couldn't pay a few fines. Laurel's offer might be his only ticket out. Though she's everything he ever dreamed of in a woman--sweet and tender-hearted, yet strong--he's determined to remain detached, work hard on her behalf, and count the days until he's free again.But when cattle start dying and the squatters damage a barn, Thomas realizes more than just his freedom is on the line. Laurel needs someone to believe in her and protect her property. And it isn't long before Laurel realizes that Thomas Baker is far more than just a former soldier. He's a trustworthy hero who's survived a terrible past. He needs more than just his freedom, he needs her love and care too.

The girl who knew too much [CD sound recording]

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 11:49
by Quick, Amanda.
Publisher Recorded Books, 2017.
Unabridged.
9 audio discs (10.25 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD ROM QUI
Summary When Hollywood moguls and stars want privacy, they head to an idyllic small town on the coast, where the exclusive Burning Cove Hotel caters to their every need. It's where reporter Irene Glasson finds herself staring down at a beautiful actress at the bottom of a pool. The dead woman had a red-hot secret about up-and-coming leading man Nick Tremayne, a scoop that Irene couldn't resist, especially since she's just a rookie at a third-rate gossip rag. But now Irene's investigation into the drowning threatens to tear down the wall of illusion that is so deftly built around the famous actor, and there are powerful men willing to do anything to protect their investment. Seeking the truth, Irene finds herself drawn to a master of deception. Oliver Ward was once a world-famous magician, until he was mysteriously injured during his last performance. Now the owner of the Burning Cove Hotel, he can't let scandal threaten his livelihood, even if it means trusting Irene, a woman who seems to have appeared in Los Angeles out of nowhere four months ago. With Oliver's help, Irene soon learns that the glamorous paradise of Burning Cove hides dark and dangerous secrets. And that the past, always just out of sight could drag them both under.

Reality is not what it seems [CD sound recording] : the journey to quantum gravity

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 11:49
by Rovelli, Carlo, 1956-
Publisher Penguin Audio, [2017]
Unabridged.
5 audio discs (approximately 6 hours) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD 530.14 ROV
Summary Traces how the human image of the world has changed throughout history, demonstrating the evolution of the idea of reality while touching on subjects ranging from the Higgs boson to quantum gravity.

Hacks [CD sound recording] : the inside story of the break-ins and breakdowns that put Donald Trump in the White House

Fri, 12/22/2017 - 05:48
by Brazile, Donna,
Publisher Hachette Audio, 2017.
Unabridged.
8 audio discs (8.5 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD 324 BRA
Summary From Donna Brazile, the former DNC chair and legendary political operative, an explosive and revealing new look at the 2016 election. The first insider account of the Russian hacking of the DNC and the missteps by the Clinton campaign and Obama administration that enabled a Trump victory.

The sleepwalker [CD sound recording] : a novel

Thu, 12/21/2017 - 23:47
by Bohjalian, Chris, 1962-
Publisher Random House Audio : Books on Tape, [2017] ©2017
Unabridged.
8 audio discs (9 1/2 hr.) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD F BOH
Summary When a sleepwalker who has experienced episodes of near violence while unconscious goes missing, her eldest daughter, Lianna, finds herself drawn to a lead detective who seems to know more than he is revealing.

Against all odds [CD sound recording] : a novel

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 11:44
by Steel, Danielle,
Publisher Recorded Books, ℗2017.
Unabridged.
8 audio discs (9 hr., 15 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD F STE
Summary Taking chances is part of life, but when you bet your future against the odds, it's a high-risk game. Kate Madison's stylish resale shop has been a big SoHo success, supporting her and her four kids since her husband's untimely death. Now they are grown and ready to forge lives of their own. And they all choose to play against the odds, to their mother's dismay. Isabelle, a dedicated attorney, is in line to make partner at her Wall Street firm when she falls for a client she represents in a criminal case. She tells herself she can make a life with him, but can she? Julie, a young designer, meets a man who seems too good to be true and falls under his spell. She marries him quickly, gives up her job, and moves to Los Angeles to be at his side but is all what it seems? Justin is a struggling writer who pushes for children with his partner before they're financially or emotionally ready. Will the strain on the relationship take too high a toll? And Willie, the youngest, a tech expert, makes a choice that shocks them all, with a woman twelve years older. Kate, loving, supportive, and outspoken, can't keep her children from playing against the odds. Can the odds be beaten? Not often, as her children have to learn for themselves. For Kate, the hardest lesson will be that she can't protect the children she loves from the choices they make, but can only love them as they make them.

Tom Clancy True faith and allegiance [CD sound recording]

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 05:44
by Greaney, Mark,
Publisher Books on Tape ; Random House Audio, [2016]
Unabridged.
16 audio discs (19 hr., 38 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD F CLA
Summary It begins with a family dinner in Princeton, New Jersey. After months at sea, U.S. Navy Commander Scott Hagan, captain of the USS James Greer, is on leave when he is attacked by an armed man in a crowded restaurant. Hagan is shot, but he manages to fight off the attacker. Though severely wounded, the gunman reveals he is a Russian whose brother was killed when his submarine was destroyed by Commander Hagan's ship. Hagan demands to know how the would-be assassin knew his exact location, but the man dies before he says more. As more deadly events involving American military and intelligence personnel follow, all over the globe, it becomes clear that there has been some kind of massive information breach and that a wide array of America's most dangerous enemies have made a weapon of the stolen data. With U.S. intelligence agencies potentially compromised, it's up to John Clark and the rest of The Campus to track the leak to its source.

Mangrove lightning [CD sound recording]

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 05:44
by White, Randy Wayne,
Publisher Penguin Audio ; Books on Tape, [2017] ℗2017
Unabridged.
7 audio discs (8 hr., 30 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD M WHI
Summary "Doc Ford has been involved in many strange cases. This may be one of the strangest. A legendary charter captain and guide named Tootsie Barlow has come to him, muttering about a curse. The members of his extended family have suffered a bizarre series of attacks, and Barlow is convinced it has something to do with a multiple murder in 1925, in which his family had a shameful part. Ford doesn't believe in curses, but as he and his friend Tomlinson begin to investigate, following the trail of the attacks from Key Largo to Tallahassee, they, too, suffer a series of near-fatal mishaps. Is it really a curse? Or just a crime spree? The answer lies in solving a near-hundred-year-old murder...and probing the mind of a madman"--

Nevertheless [CD sound recording] : a memoir

Mon, 12/18/2017 - 14:31
by Baldwin, Alec, 1958-
Publisher Harper Audio, [2017]
Unabridged.
7 audio discs (approximately 8 hours, 30 minutes) : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.
Audio CD
Call Number BOCD B BALDWIN
Summary Over the past three decades, Alec Baldwin has established himself as one of Hollywood's most gifted, hilarious, and controversial leading men. From his work in popular movies, including Beetlejuice, Working Girl, Glengarry Glen Ross, The Cooler, and Martin Scorsese's The Departed to his role as Jack Donaghy on Tina Fey's irreverent series 30 Rock, for which he won two Emmys, three Golden Globes, and seven Screen Actors Guild Awards, and as Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Saturday Night Live, he's both a household name and a deeply respected actor.

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