December 2010 Books on CD

Hell’s Corner by David Baldacci

After a bomb detonates in Lafayette Park just as the British prime minister is departing from a state dinner at the White House, skilled assassin Oliver Stone and British MI-6 agent Mary Chapman, with the assistance of the Camel Club, begin an investigation which reveals that the botched bombing may have been just the opening salvo of a much darker and deadlier conspiracy.

I Remember Nothing by Nora Ephron

Nora Ephron, author of the immensely popular I Feel Bad About My Neck, offers an honest, hilarious critique of contemporary life and what, if anything, the future has to offer.

The Confession by John Grisham

Nine years ago, Travis Boyette raped and murdered a popular high school student in Sloan Texas. To his amazement, Donte Drumm, the school’s football star, was wrongly convicted of his heinous crimes and sent to death row. Now, Travis, who has an inoperable brain tumor and is stricken with guilt, decides to confess in a bid to save Donte, who has just four days before his execution.

In the Company of Others by Jan Karon

Father Tim and Cynthia arrive in the west of Ireland, intent on researching his Kavanagh ancestry. The charm of their lakeside B&B is broken when Cynthia startles a burglar and sprains her already-injured ankle. Then a cherished and valuable painting is stolen from the lodge owners, and Cynthia’s pain pales in comparison to the wound at the center of this bitterly estranged Irish family.

Don’t Blink by James Patterson

When an assassin successfully hits a notorious mob lawyer at Lombardo’s Steak House, the other patrons in the restaurant are left stunned. Among them is reporter Nick Daniels, whose dream interview with a baseball legend is ruined. As a key witness to the murder, Nick finds himself wanted by most of New York’s major political players. However, when he attempts to investigate the case himself, Nick discovers that he might have stumbled upon an international Mafia war.

Cross Fire by James Patterson

As Detective Alex Cross contends with a D.C. sniper, FBI agent Siegel, and his upcoming wedding to Bree, he receives a call from his deadliest adversary, Kyle Craig. The Mastermind is in D.C. and will not relent until he has eliminated Cross and his family for good.

A Secret Kept by Tatiana Rosnay

To reconnect 30 years after their mother’s death, siblings Antoine and Melanie spend the weekend on Noirmoutier Island, a favorite childhood vacation spot. However, on the drive back to Paris, painful memories leave Melanie distracted, causing her to crash. At the hospital, Antoine uncovers a dark family secret, leaving both siblings questioning their childhoods and their mother’s past.

Bad Blood by John Sandford

In southern Minnesota, a young man murders a local farmer, drops the body into a grain bin, and then calls the sheriff to report the “accident.” Suspicious, the sheriff calls in Virgil Flowers, who quickly breaks the kid down. The next day the boy is found hanging in his cell. Virgil suspects foul play, and as he investigates, he begins to uncover a multigeneration, multifamily conspiracy–a series of crimes of such monstrosity that even he has difficulty in comprehending it.

Earth (the audiobook) by Jon Stewart et al.

Jon Stewart, the beloved anchor of The Daily Show, presents a hilarious guide to the human race.

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