The Last Nude by Ellis Avery. Read by Therese Plummer and Barbara Caruso. 9 discs. 11+ hours.
“…riveting lesbian love story of heart-stopping passion, rapture, and stunning duplicity. In 1920s Paris...”
Wild Thing by Josh Bazell. Read by Robert Petkoff, featuring Stephanie Wolfe. 7 discs. 9 hours.
“…a reclusive billionaire hires Pietro to escort paleontologist Violet Hurst on a million-dollar safari in Minnesota. Their job is to rendezvous with local guide Reggie Trager, who promises his exclusive clientele access to the White Lake Monster, a critter coveted by cryptozoologists (think Nessie, this one dubbed "Aquabigfoot" by Violet). Naturally, chaos ensues.”
BCD Science Fiction Bear
Halo: Primordium Book II by Greg Bear. Read by Tim Dadabo. 7 discs. 9+ hours.
Hard Knocks by Howie Carr. Read by Peter Berkrot. 8 discs. 9+ hours.
A Good American by Alex George. Read by Gibson Frazier. 10 discs. 11+ hours.
“…multigenerational saga of the Meisenheimers from their arrival as German immigrants in 1904 up to the present.”
BCD Science Fiction Grant
BZRK by Michael Grant. Read by Nico Evers-Swindell. 9 discs. 10+ hours.
“…when Sadie McClure's father and brother are killed in a gruesome plane crash, she is pulled into the titular secret organization her father ran, fighting a war on the nanotechnological level to save humanity.”
Publishers Weekly 3/19/2012
Need You Now by James Grippando. Read by Jonathan Davis. 9 discs. 11+ hours.
The Fear Index by Robert Harris. Read by Christian Rodska. 9 discs. 10+ hours.
The Good Father by Noah Hawley. Read by Bruce Turk with Arthur Morey and Ryan Gesell. 10 discs. 12+ hours.
“the father of a man who assassinates a presidential candidate tries to make sense of his son’s crime in Hawley’s gripping new novel.’
Publishers Weekly 11/21/2011
A Grown-up Kind of Pretty by Joshilyn Jackson. Read by the author. 10 discs. 12+ hours.
I’ve Got Your Number by Sophie Kinsella. Read by Jayne Entwistle. 11 discs. 13+ hours.
Rainshadow Road by Lisa Kleypas. Read by Tanya Eby. 7 discs. 8+ hours.
Defending Jacob by William Landay. Read by Grover Gardner. 10 discs. 12+hours.
The Flight of Gemma Hardy by Margot Livesey. 12 discs. 14+ hours.
Cold Cold Ground by Adrian McKinty. Read by Gerard Doyle. 9 discs. 10 hours.
Mudwoman by Joyce Carol Oates. Read by Susan Ericksen. 16 discs. 18+ hours.
Oath of Office by Michael Palmer. Read by Robert Petkoff. 8 discs. 9+ hours.
Technologists by Matthew Pearl. Read by Stephen Hoye. 15 discs. 18+ hours.
“Pearl's faultless fourth historical mystery centers on Boston in the late 1860s and the newly founded college that will … (MIT). Three male students from different class backgrounds and the institution's sole female student team up to research a series of scientific mysteries baffling the Boston police. As part of MIT's first secret society, the Technologists, the students use chemicals, experiments, and such inventions as a primitive submarine to track a murderer whose abilities and education seem to parallel their own.”
Library Journal 12/1/2011
The House I Loved by Tatiana de Rosnay. Read by Kate Reading. 5 discs. 5+ hours.
An Available Man by Hilma Wolitzer. Read by Fred Sullivan. 7 discs. 7+ hours.
“At 62, Edward Schuyler is—to his dismay—an available man. Burned in his 20s when he was left standing at the altar by his tempestous lover, Laurel, he finds true happiness nearly 15 years later with divorcée Bee …. When Bee dies… of pancreatic cancer, a still-grieving Edward is urged back into social life by his loving stepdaughter and stepdaughter-in-law, who take out a personal ad for him in the New York Review of Books. “Dating after death isn’t easy .”