September's New Books on CD and MP3

CLICK HERE to see a list of the library's new audiobooks on compact disc and MP-3 CD.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Full Blast -- Former jockey Nicholas "Foxy" Foxton is at the track one day when he witnesses the execution-style killing of his friend Herb Novak. Worried he might be next, Foxy wonders if there was a dark side to Herb he didn't know about.

 

 

Victory and honor -- Facing daunting challenges in the form of political threats against the OSS and the early stirrings of the Cold War, Cletus Frade and his colleague conduct a secret operation to counter the growing ambitions of Joseph Stalin.

 

 

Bones of a feather -- Suspecting that a wealthy new client might be committing fraud through her claim about a stolen necklace worth millions, private investigator Sarah Booth Delaney investigates the sordid past of the woman's family and faces a difficult choice when the woman herself goes missing.

 

 

Betrayal of trust -- When a girl is strangled to death and the crime is captured on a grainy cell phone video, suspicion falls on the teenage grandson of Washington State's governor. To get to the truth, the governor calls on J.P. Beaumont to investigate. However, Beaumont soon connects the murder to a government cover-up.

 

 

Last letter from your lover -- More than forty years after a car accident causes Jennifer Stirling to lose her memory on the day she planned to leave her husband for a mysterious lover, journalist Ellie becomes obsessed by the story and seeks the truth in the hopes of revitalizing her career.

 

 

Ghost story -- Only by bringing his murderer to justice can Harry save his friends and move on to what comes next--a feat that would be a lot easier if he had a body and access to his powers. Instead, he must work as a ghost, unable to interact with the physical world, invisible and inaudible to almost everyone. Unfortunately he's not the only specter roaming Chicago. There are malevolent shadows who haven't forgotten Harry's predilection for putting evil in its place while he was alive. And now that Harry's on their turf, they are looking for some serious payback.

Flash and bones -- A body is found in a barrel of asphalt next to Lowes Motor Speedway near Charlotte just as 200,000 fans are pouring into town for race week. The next day, a NASCAR crew member shares with Tempe a devastating story. Twelve years earlier his sister disappeared along with her boyfriend.  At the time of their disappearance, the FBI joined the investigation, but the search was quickly terminated. As Tempe is considering multiple theories, including an FBI cover-up, a surprising, secret substance is found with the body, leaving Tempe to wonder what exactly the government was up to...

Wreckage -- In a story inspired by a real-life heist at the Central Bank of Iraq, millions of dollars are missing from Iraqi banks, and journalist Luca Terracini will stop at nothing to find the money. But the closer he gets to the truth, the more his actions reverberate around the world.

 

 

Portrait of a spy -- After failing to stop a suicide bomber attack in London, master art restorer and assassin Gabriel Allon is summoned by the CIA and is faced with an organization riddled with dissent--and ill-equipped to deal with the deadly new face of global jihadist terror.

 

 

No rest for the dead -- In this rare collaborative effort, more than 20 of today's top authors--including R.L. Stine, Lisa Scottoline, and Jeffery Deaver--team up to create a thrilling crime caper filled with betrayal, vengeance, redemption, greed, and love. Rosemary Thomas was put to death for murdering her husband. Now, 10 years later, a memorial service is held for her--and one who attends is the guilt-ridden detective responsible for Rosemary's sentencing. What happens next will re-open old wounds--and reveal new evidence.

 

Smuggled -- Smuggled out of Hungary to escape the Nazi menace, five-year-old Eva Farkas now lives with her aunt and uncle in Romania. Renamed Anca Balaj, she's told to forget her Hungarian past and language and accept a new identity. But when communism smothers her adopted homeland, Anca fights to survive. After the Iron Curtain lifts decades later, she returns to Hungary in 1990, hoping to reclaim her forgotten heritage.

 

 

Undead and undermined -- Vampire Queen Betsy Taylor thought she couldn't die. So what's she doing in the morgue? It could have something to do with a time-traveling trip she made, and a foe with a wicked agenda that could finally be the real death of Betsy--if she's not careful.

 

 

Warmth of other suns -- In this epic, beautifully written masterwork, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson chronicles one of the great untold stories of American history: the decades-long migration of black citizens who fled the South for northern and western cities in search of a better life...

 

 

Essential Welty -- The South emerges as a character of its own in these four finely crafted short stories from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Optimist's Daughter. Includes Why I Live at the P.O., A Memory, Powerhouse, and Petrified Man.

 

 

On China -- Henry Kissinger examines how China has approached diplomacy, strategy, and negotiation throughout its history and reflects on the consequences for the global balance of power in the twnety-first century.