Hollow Kingdom by Kira Jane Buxton; narrated by Robert PetkoffWhat it is: a wholly unique story in which a domesticated crow narrates as humanity descends into a zombie apocalypse and their pets are left to save themselves.
Narration: Robert Petkoff's rollicking narration will keep listeners laughing throughout author Kira Jane Buxton's irreverent debut.
Cross My Heart by Robin Lee Hatcher; narrated by Windy LanzlWhat it is: a dual timeline Christian novel that weaves the main story, a contemporary romance featuring five-years-sober Ben and horse-lover Ashley, who together create an equine therapy barn, with the 1940s tale of Ben’s great-great-grandfather and his son who went to war.
Narration: Windy Lanzl's Southern drawl and languid pacing imbues this 2nd in the Legacy of Faith series with a homespun charm.
Cold Storage by David Koepp; narrated by Rupert FriendWhat happens: A highly contagious fungus that kills humans for nourishment has already wiped out a remote Australian town. And it's about to escape its no-longer-secure storage facility in the U.S....
Narration: Homeland actor Rupert Friend's gritty American accent and understated reading heightens the tension in this action-packed thriller.
Heaven, My Home by Attica Locke; narrated by J.D. JacksonWhat happens: African American Texas Ranger Darren Matthews has a troubled marriage, an estranged mother who's blackmailing him, and a dangerous new case in a small town involving the missing child of an imprisoned white supremacist leader.
Narration: Award-winning Bluebird, Bluebird narrator J.D. Jackson returns to narrate this 2nd in the Highway 59 series, embodying the world-weary Matthews with a soulful baritone.
The Whisper Man by Alex North; narrated by Christopher Eccleston What happens: After the death of his wife, Tom Kennedy moves with his young son to a new town, hoping for a fresh start. But Featherbank has a dark past: 20 years previously, a serial killer known as "the Whisper Man" lured away young boys. And now it's happening again.
Narration: Doctor Who alum Christopher Eccleston's punchy Northern English accent complements the menacing tone of this supernatural thriller.
The Right Swipe by Alisha Rai; narrated by Summer Morton and Brian PallinoStarring: Rhiannon "Rhi" Hunter, creator of the popular Crush dating app, and former pro-football player Samson Lima, spokesman for rival dating site Matchmaker -- and the jerk who once ghosted Rhi.
Narration: Summer Morton and Brian Pallino alternate narrating duties for this steamy dual perspective romance.
The Last Astronaut by David Wellington; narrated by Megan TusingWhat it's about: Twenty years after the Orion 6 mission to Mars ended in tragedy, Commander Sally Jansen is called out of retirement to make contact with a mysterious alien object hurtling toward Earth.
Narration: Aided by evocative sound effects, Megan Tusing alters the pitch and tone of her voice to differentiate the novel's two timelines.
Frankly in Love by David Yoon; narrated by Raymond J. LeeWhat it's about: Knowing that his strict Korean immigrant parents won't approve when he falls for a white girl, Frank Li tells his parents he’s dating fellow second-gen teen Joy, who does the same, freeing them both to pursue their real relationships At least, that's the plan...
Narration: In this AudioFile Earphones Award-winning recording, Raymond J. Lee's sweetly moving performance will have listeners rooting for this young adult novel's well-drawn protagonist.
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