Mar 24, 2008

New Audiobooks, 3.24.08

Always True To You In My Fashion [audiobook on CD], Valerie Wilson Wesley
A trio of single women have one thing in common: Randall Hollis, a successful art dealer at the top of his game. Randall is the true-to-life dream lover of these smart, independent women who all find themselves passionately involved with him during the same seven-month period.

The Seabrook Library also offers Overdrive, a downloadable audiobooks service. You can download many audiobooks straight to your computer!

Ah, Treachery! [audiobook on CD], Ross Thomas
Ah, Treachery!, the last novel Thomas wrote before his death, tells the story of one Captain Edd "Twodees" Partain, drummed out of the Army and hounded by rumors of his involvement in a secret operation in El Salvador. Twodees gets hired on to help a fundraiser for the "Little Rock folks" recover funds that were stolen from an illicit stash used to smooth over problems and pay off hush money. Meanwhile, Partain is involved in a storefront operation called VOMIT (Victims of Military Intelligence Treachery) trying to defend former intelligence operatives such as Partain from those who are trying to cover up the past permanently.

See No Evil: the true story of a ground soldier in the CIA's War on Terrorism [audiobook on CD], Robert Baer
The author discusses his twenty-year career as a CIA operative in the Middle East and examines how the agency's abandonment of its original mission resulted in a failure to acknowledge the growing threat of militant Islamic terrorist groups.

for more information about these and other audiobooks, search the library catalog >

Prince of Fire [audiobook on CD], Daniel Silva
Art restorer and sometimes spy Gabriel Allon must track a terrorist in possession of a dossier that reveals all of Allon's secrets, and as the trail twists and turns, he can no longer be sure who is stalking whom. When the final showdown comes, it is not Gabriel alone who is threatened, for it is not his history alone that has been laid bare.

Prince of Thieves [audiobook on CD], Chuck Hogan
In this gripping thriller, Claire Keesey, the branch manager for a Boston bank, is taken hostage during a robbery. She is released, but Doug MacRay, the brains behind the tough, tight-knit crew of thieves, can't get her out of his mind. Tracking her down without his mask and gun, Doug introduces himself, and their mutual attraction is undeniable — as are the risks of a relationship. Doug imagines a life away from bank robberies and Charlestown. But before that can happen, the crew learns that there may be a way to rob Boston's venerable baseball stadium, Fenway Park. It's a magnificently dangerous and utterly irresistible opportunity — yet for Doug, pursuing his former hostage may be the most dangerous act of all . . .

for more information about these and other audiobooks, search the library catalog >

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