Featured: Audiobooks

Do you like to listen to books? Here are a few titles that can be downloaded through Wilbor.

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

By Deborah Moggach

When Dr. Ravi Kapoor’s cousin sets up a retirement home in India, Ravi’s father-in-law is one of its first guests, but what the renovation lacks in promised amenities and luxury, it makes up for in adventure, stunning beauty, and unexpected love.

 

 

Betrayal

By Danielle Steel

Tallie Jones is happy with life. She’s at the top of her career as a hugely successful, renowned movie director, she’s in a relationship with a handsome producer and her personal assistant is also her devoted best friend. But Tallie’s perfect life comes crumbling down around her when she discovers that her boyfriend’s been unfaithful and, worse yet, someone’s been stealing from her for years.

 

Catherine the Great

By Robert K. Massie

Presents a reconstruction of the eighteenth-century empress’s life that covers her efforts to engage Russia in the cultural life of Europe, her creation of the Hermitage, and her numerous scandal-free romantic affairs.

Death comes to Pemberley

By P.D. James

It is 1803, six years since Elizabeth and Darcy embarked on their life together at Pemberley, Darcy’s magnificent estate. Their peaceful, orderly world seems almost unassailable. Elizabeth has found her footing as the chatelaine of the great house. They have two fine sons, Fitzwilliam and Charles. And preparations are under way for their much-anticipated annual autumn ball. But now, Pemberley is thrown into chaos after Elizabeth’s disgraced sister arrives and announces that her husband has been murdered.

Defensive Wounds

By Lisa Black

When her daughter Rachael, working a summer job at the Ritz-Carlton, calls Cleveland forensic scientist Theresa MacLean to say a murder has just occurred at the hotel, Theresa knows she’s stepping into a forensic mess. The victim was attending a convention for criminal defense attorneys, which means the list of suspects could stretch a mile long. As Theresa searches for the threads that tie the cases together, she realizes that she and her daughter are stepping closer to danger.

 

Devil’s Knot

By Mara Leveritt

The guilty verdicts handed out to three Arkansas teens in a horrific capital murder case were popular in their home state-even upheld on appeal. But after two HBO documentaries called attention to the witch-hunt atmosphere at the trials, artists and other supporters raised concerns about the accompanying lack of evidence. Now, award-winning journalist Mara Leveritt provides the most comprehensive look yet into this endlessly shocking case.

 

The Dressmaker of Khair Khana

By Gayle Lemmon Tzemach

The incredible true account of Kamila Sidiqi who, when her father and brother were forced to flee Kabul, became the sole breadwinner for her five siblings. Armed only with grit and determination, she picked up a needle and thread and created a thriving business of her own and held her family together.

 

Ed King

By David Guterson

In Seattle, 1962, Walter Cousins, a mild-mannered actuary, takes a risk of his own, and makes the biggest error of his life. He sleeps with Diane, the sexy,  British au pair who’s taking care of his children. Diane gets pregnant and leaves their baby on a doorstep, but not before turning the tables on Walter and setting in motion a tragedy of epic proportions.

Embassytown

By China Mieville

In the far future, humans have colonized a distant planet, home to the enigmatic Ariekei, sentient beings famed for a language unique in the universe, one that only a few altered human ambassadors can speak. Avice Benner Cho, a human colonist, has returned to Embassytown after years of deep-space adventure. She cannot speak the Ariekei tongue, but she is an indelible part of it, having long ago been made a figure of speech, a living simile in their language. When distant political machinations deliver a new ambassador to Arieka, the fragile equilibrium between humans and aliens is violently upset. Catastrophe looms, and Avice is torn between competing loyalties.

 

Save Me

By Lisa Scottoline

Susan Pressman volunteers as a lunch mom in her daughter Melly’s school in order to keep an eye on Amanda, a mean girl who’s been bullying her daughter. Her fears come true when the bullying begins, sending Melly to the bathroom in tears. Just as Susan is about to follow after her daughter, a massive explosion goes off in the kitchen, sending the room into chaos …

 

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