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A Wanted Man (Jack Reacher) - Lee Child
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ��Includes Lee Child�s short story �Not a Drill� and a sneak peek of his new novel,�Make Me!

�The indomitable Reacher burns up the pages.��USA Today<...[more]
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann Shaffer
“I wonder how the book got to Guernsey? Perhaps there is some sort of secret homing instinct in books that brings them to their perfect readers.” January 1946: London is emerging from the shadow of the Second World War, and writer Juliet ...[more]
Sherlock Holmes: The Breath of God - Guy Adams
When several leading society figures begin acting out of character, Holmes is enlisted on an investigation that will see him team�up with famed ghost hunter Thomas Carnacki, and the famous occultist Aleister Crowley.

�As London f...[more]
Shattered - Dick Francis
After his friend is killed in a horse-racing accident, up-and-coming glass artisan Gerard Logan finds himself embroiled in a deadly search for a stolen videotape--a videotape that just might destroy his own life.
The Yard - Alex Grecian
Victorian London is a cesspool of crime, and Scotland Yard has only twelve detectives known as The Murder Squad to investigate countless murders every month. Created after the Metropolitan Police s spectacular failure to capture Jack the Ripper, The ...[more]
Daughter of Smoke & Bone (Daughter of Smoke and Bone) - Laini Taylor
Around the world, black handprints are appearing on doorways, scorched there by winged strangers who have crept through a slit in the sky.

In a dark and dusty shop, a devil's supply of human teeth grown dangerously low.

And in the tangl...[more]
Elantris - Brandon Sanderson
Elantris was the capital of Arelon: gigantic, beautiful, literally radiant, filled with benevolent beings who used their powerful magical abilities for the benefit of all. Yet each of these demigods was once an ordinary person until touched by t...[more]
Legend - Marie Lu
A New York Times bestseller!

What was once the western United States is now home to the Republic, a nation perpetually at war with its neighbors. Born into an elite family in one of the Republic's wealthiest districts, fifte...[more]
Death in the Clouds - Agatha Christie
High-flying mystery and suspense via Christie and Poirot!
Kane and Abel - Jeffrey Archer

William Lowell Kane and Abel Rosnovski, one the son of a Boston millionaire, the other a penniless Polish immigrant. Two men, born on the same day, on opposite sides of the world, their paths destined to cross in their ruthless struggle to build a...[more]

Pygmalion - B Shaw
This is the play from which "My Fair Lady" was adapted. Shaw's dramatization of a Cockney flower girl"s metamorphosis into a lady is both a fantasy and a platform for his views on social class, money and women"s independence.
The Moonstone - Wilkie Collins
During the English army storming of a city in India, a british soldier, John Herncastle takes a large jewel called the Moonstone from the forehead of an Indian god. At his death, he wills the stone to his niece, Rachel Verinder. She receives the Mo...[more]
Foundation - Isaac Asimov
For twelve thousand years the Galactic Empire has ruled supreme. Now it is dying. But only Hari Sheldon, creator of the revolutionary science of psychohistory, can see into the future--to a dark age of ignorance, barbarism, and warfare that will la...[more]
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire - J.K. Rowling
Read by Jim Dale

Running time: 20 hrs., 30 mins. 12 cassettes

Harry Potter returns to Hogwarts for his fourth year of magical adventures in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. This year Harry turns 14 and becomes interested in girls...[more]
The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency - Alexander Mccall Smith
Meet Mma Ramotswe, the endearing, engaging, simply irresistible proprietress of The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency, the first and only detective agency in Botswana. With persistent observation, gentle intuition, and a keen desire to help peop...[more]
High Stakes - Dick Francis
Steven Scott may have been a successful, wealthy inventor with no experience in horseracing, but with the inspired guidance of his trainer, Jody Leeds, and the prowess of a beautiful black hurdler named Energise, he has brought home several wins. But...[more]
Artemis fowl - Markus Zusak
It's just a small story really, about among other things: a girl, some words, an accordionist, some fanatical Germans, a Jewish fist-fighter, and quite a lot of thievery. . . .

Set during World War II in Germany, Markus Zusak’s groundbr...[more]
Deception Point - Dan Brown
A New York Times Bestseller

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Da Vinci Code comes an explosive, high-tech thriller that takes readers from the chilling depths of the Arctic Ocean to the treacherous heights of Washing...[more]

The Robots of Dawn - Isaac Asimov
A puzzling case of roboticide sends New York Detective Elijah Baley on an intense search for a murderer. Armed with his own instincts, his quirky logic, and the immutable Three Laws of Robotics, Baley is determined to solve the case. But can anything...[more]
A Tale of Two Cities - Charles Dickens
Set against the backdrop of the French Revolution, A Tale of Two Cities examines loyalty, courage, and love through the eyes characters as only Charles Dickens can create them. Published as a weekly serial in 1859, then as a monthly serial and final...[more]
The Fellowship of the Ring - J.R.R. Tolkien
Part one of The Lord of the Rings,Fellowship of the Ring is the first part of J.R.R. Tolkien's epic adventure, The Lord of the Rings.

Sauron, the Dark Lord, has gathered to him all the Rings of Power -- the means by which he intends to rule Mi...[more]
Ender's Game - Orson Scott Card
In order to develop a secure defense against a hostile alien race's next attack, government agencies breed child geniuses and train them as soldiers. A brilliant young boy, Andrew "Ender" Wiggin lives with his kind but distant parents, his sadistic b...[more]
The Naked Sun - Isaac Asimov
A millennium into the future, two advancements have altered the course of human history:  the colonization of the Galaxy and the creation of the positronic brain.  On the beautiful Outer World planet of Solaria, a handful of human colonis...[more]
Magnificent Obsession - Lloyd C. Douglas
When Robert Merrick's life is saved at the expense of the life of an eccentric but adored surgeon, the carefree playboy is forced to reevaluate his own path. Merrick embarks on a course of anonymous philanthropy, inspired by reading the doctor's priv...[more]
The End of Eternity - Isaac Asimov
One of Isaac Asimov’s SF masterpieces, this stand-alone novel is a monument of the flowering of SF in the 20th century. It is widely regarded as Asimov’s single best SF novel and one every SF fan should read.

Andrew Har...[more]
The Once and Future King - Terence Hanbury White
The magical epic of King Arthur and his shining Camelot, of Merlyn and Guinevere, of beasts who talk and men who fly, of wizardry and war. In four parts it covers Arthur's childhood, his rise to power, the adventures of the knights of the round table...[more]
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets - J.K. Rowling
Book 2 of the Harry Potter Series.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - J.K. Rowling
The Deluxe Edition includes an exclusive insert featuring near-scale reproductions of Mary GrandPré's interior art, as well as never-before-seen full-color frontispiece art on special paper. The custom-designed slipcase is foil-...[more]
The Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas
Edmund Dantes, a handsome young sailor, is arrested on false charges on the eve of his wedding to the beautiful Mercedes. He is sentenced to life imprisonment, but eventually escapes and seeks revenge against the three men who were responsible for h...[more]
Treasure Island - Robert Louis Stevenson
The classic tale of adventure on the high seas by Robert Louis Stevenson. "Pieces of eight! Pieces of eight!"
Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte
Jane Eyre, the story of a young girl and her passage into adulthood, was an immediate commercial success at the time of its original publication in 1847. Its representation of the underside of domestic life and the hypocrisy behind religious enthusia...[more]
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince - J.K. Rowling
This must-read fantasy takes you inside Hogwarts again for Harry's 6th year. What's in store for the wizard and his friends? What danger does his greatest enemy have planned? And who is the half-blood prince? Find out in this long-awaited adventure!\...[more]
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix - J.K. Rowling
The book that took the world by storm....In his fifth year at Hogwart's, Harry faces challenges at every turn, from the dark threat of He-Who-Must-Not-Be- Named and the unreliability of the government of the magical world to the rise of Ron Weas...[more]
The Return of the Native - Thomas Hardy
In Hardy's The Return of the Native, Eustacia Vye criss-crosses the wild Egdon Heath, eager to experience life to the full in her quest for "music, poetry, passion, war." She marries Clym Yeobright, a native of the heath, but his idealism frustrates ...[more]
The Gods Themselves - Asimov. Isaac
3 parallel universes collide.
Foundation and Earth - Isaac Asimov
The fifth novel in Asimov's popular Foundation series opens with second thoughts. Councilman Golan Trevize is wondering if he was right to choose a collective mind as the best possible future for humanity over the anarchy of contentious individuals, ...[more]
The Three Musketeers - Alexandre Dumas
Alexandre Dumas tells the tale of young D’Artagnan and his musketeer comrades, Porthos, Athos and Aramis. Together they fight to foil the schemes of the brilliant, dangerous Cardinal Richelieu, who pretends to support the king while pl...[more]
Angels & Demons - Dan Brown

World-renowned Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon is summoned to a Swiss research facility to analyze a cryptic symbol seared into the chest of a murdered physicist. What he discovers is unimaginable: a deadly vendetta against the Catholic Church ...[more]

The Enoch Letters - Neal A. Maxwell
In the tradition of The Screwtape Letters by C. S. Lewis comes this fascinating work of historical fiction from the mind of Elder Neal A. Maxwell. Readers of the scriptures have long marveled at the account of the city of Enoch and its translation. W...[more]
The Return of the King - J.R.R. Tolkien
The third volume in J.R.R. Tolkien's epic adventure The Lord of the Rings

"An extraordinary work -- pure excitement." -- New York Times Book Review

"A triumphant close...a grand piece of work, grand in both conception and execution. An ...[more]
The Hobbit - J.R.R. Tolkien
Written for J.R.R. Tolkien's own children, The Hobbit met with instant critical acclaim when first published more than sixty years ago. Now recognized as a timeless classic with sales of more than 40 million copies worldwide, this introduction to Bil...[more]
The Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas
Translated with an Introduction by Robin Buss