By: Sylvain Neuvel
Narrated by: Various
Length: 8 hours 27 minutes
An electrifying debut in the tradition of Michael Crichton, World War Z, and The Martian, Sleeping Giants is a thriller fueled by an earthshaking mystery—and a fight to control a gargantuan power.
A girl named Rose is riding her new bike near her home in Deadwood, South Dakota, when she falls through the earth. She wakes up at the bottom of a... Read More »
By: Paul Tremblay
Narrated by: Erin Bennett
Length: 12 hours 44 minutes
A family is shaken to its core after the mysterious disappearance of a teenage boy in this eerie tale, a blend of literary fiction, psychological suspense, and supernatural horror from the author of A Head Full of Ghosts.
“A Head Full of Ghosts scared the living hell out of me, and I’m pretty hard to scare,” raved Stephen King about Paul... Read More »
By: Naomi Novik
Narrated by: Julia Emelin
Length: 17 hours 43 minutes
WINNER OF THE NEBULA AWARD FOR BEST NOVEL • Naomi Novik, author of the New York Times bestselling and critically acclaimed Temeraire novels, introduces a bold new world rooted in folk stories and legends, as elemental as a Grimm fairy tale.
HUGO AWARD FINALIST • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR | BuzzFeed | Tor.com | BookPage |... Read More »
By: Agatha Christie
Narrated by: Hugh Fraser
Length: 5 hours 36 minutes
The world's best-selling mystery with over 100 million copies sold!
Ten people, each with something to hide and something to fear, are invited to a lonely mansion on Indian Island by a host who, surprisingly, fails to appear. On the island they are cut off from everything but each other and the inescapable shadows of their own past lives. One by... Read More »
By: Michael Harvey
Narrated by: Stephen Mendel
Length: 8 hours 27 minutes
An extraordinary thriller—gripping, haunting, and marvelously told—about two friends growing up in a rapidly changing Boston, who must face the sins of their past in the midst of a series of brutal murders.
“You came back here to bury your past. . . . Thing is, you gotta kill it first.”
Kevin Pearce—baseball star, honor student, the pride of... Read More »
By: Karen Dionne
Narrated by: Emily Rankin
Length: 9 hours 54 minutes
THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER
“Brilliant....About as good as a thriller can be.”—The New York Times Book Review
“[A] nail-biter perfect for Room fans.”—Cosmopolitan
“Sensationally good psychological suspense.”—Lee Child
Praised by Karin Slaughter and Megan Abbott, The Marsh King’s Daughter is the mesmerizing tale of a woman who must risk... Read More »
By: Paul Doiron & Henry Leyva
Narrated by: Henry Leyva
Length: 10 hours
In Paul Doiron's riveting novel Widowmaker, Game Warden Mike Bowditch is on the trail of a ruthless vigilante amid the snow-covered mountains of Maine
When a mysterious woman in distress appears outside his home, Mike Bowditch has no clue she is about to blow his world apart. Amber Langstrom is beautiful, damaged, and hiding a secret with a link... Read More »
By: Ann Leckie
Narrated by: Celeste Ciulla
Length: 13 hours 46 minutes
On a remote, icy planet, the soldier known as Breq is drawing closer to completing her quest. Breq is both more than she seems and less than she was. Years ago, she was the Justice of Toren-- a colossal starship with an artificial intelligence linking thousands of corpse soldiers in the service of the Radch, the empire that conquered the... Read More »
By: Chris Bohjalian
Narrated by: Cady McClain & Grace Experience
Length: 9 hours 34 minutes
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Guest Room comes a spine-tingling novel of lies, loss, and buried desire—the mesmerizing story of a wife and mother who vanishes from her bed late one night.
When Annalee Ahlberg goes missing, her children fear the worst. Annalee is a sleepwalker whose affliction manifests in ways both bizarre... Read More »
By: Orhan Pamuk
Narrated by: John Lee & Katharine McEwan
Length: 7 hours 21 minutes
From the Nobel Prize winner and best-selling author of Snow and My Name Is Red, a fable of fathers and sons and the desires that come between them.
On the outskirts of a town thirty miles from Istanbul, a master well digger and his young apprentice are hired to find water on a barren plain. As they struggle in the summer heat, excavating without... Read More »
By: Deborah Harkness
Narrated by: Jennifer Ikeda
Length: 23 hours 55 minutes
A richly inventive novel about a centuries-old vampire, a spellbound witch, and the mysterious manuscript that draws them together.
Deep in the stacks of Oxford's Bodleian Library, young scholar Diana Bishop unwittingly calls up a bewitched alchemical manuscript in the course of her research. Descended from an old and distinguished line of... Read More »
By: Cherise Wolas
Narrated by: Gabra Zackman & Michael Dickes
Length: 19 hours 20 minutes
"That I got so worked up about a person who doesn't exist is a testament to Cherise Wolas's success in creating a complex and distinct fictional character." — The New York Times Book Review
I viewed the consumptive nature of love as a threat to serious women. But the wonderful man I just married believes as I do—work is paramount, absolutely no... Read More »
By: Fiona Barton
Narrated by: Hannah Curtis, Nicholas Guy Smith & Various
Length: 10 hours 17 minutes
For fans of Gone Girl and The Girl on the Train, an electrifying thriller that will take you into the dark spaces that exist between a husband and a wife.
When the police started asking questions, Jean Taylor turned into a different woman. One who enabled her and her husband to carry on, when more bad things began to happen...
But that woman’s... Read More »
By: Nick Petrie
Narrated by: Stephen Mendel
Length: 11 hours 55 minutes
“LOTS OF CHARACTERS GET COMPARED TO MY OWN JACK REACHER, BUT PETRIE'S PETER ASH IS THE REAL DEAL.”—Lee Child
*An Entertainment Weekly Must List Pick
In the new novel featuring war veteran Peter Ash, “an action hero of the likes of Jack Reacher or Jason Bourne” (Lincoln Journal-Star), Ash has a woman’s life in his hands—and her mystery is stranger... Read More »
By: Dan Chaon
Narrated by: Ari Fliakos, Edoardo Ballerini, Michael Crouch & Various
Length: 14 hours 54 minutes
Two sensational unsolved crimes—one in the past, another in the present—are linked by one man’s memory and self-deception in this chilling novel of literary suspense from National Book Award finalist Dan Chaon.
“We are always telling a story to ourselves, about ourselves.” This is one of the little mantras Dustin Tillman likes to share with his... Read More »
By: Elizabeth Kostova
Narrated by: Barrie Kreinik, Fred Berman, Barbara Caruso & George Guidall
Length: 18 hours 35 minutes
From the #1 bestselling author of The Historian comes a mesmerizing novel that spans the past and the present—and unearths the troubled history of a gorgeous but haunted country.
A young American woman, Alexandra Boyd, has traveled to Sofia, Bulgaria, hoping that life abroad will salve the wounds left by the loss of her beloved brother. Soon... Read More »
By: Samanta Schweblin & Megan McDowell
Narrated by: Hillary Huber
Length: 3 hours 13 minutes
"Genius." —Jia Tolentino, The New Yorker
"Samanta Schweblin’s electric story reads like a Fever Dream." —Vanity Fair
Shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize!
Experience the blazing, surreal sensation of a fever dream...
A young woman named Amanda lies dying in a rural hospital clinic. A boy named David sits beside her. She’s not his... Read More »
By: Lyndsay Faye
Narrated by: Susie Riddell
Length: 12 hours 13 minutes
Nominated for the 2017 Edgar Award for Best Novel
The reimagining of Jane Eyre as a gutsy, heroic serial killer that The New York Times Book Review calls “wonderfully entertaining” and USA Today describes as “sheer mayhem meets Victorian propriety.”
“A thrill ride of a novel. A must read for lovers of Jane Eyre, dark humor, and... Read More »
By: Michael Farris Smith
Narrated by: Robin Bloodworth
Length: 7 hours 48 minutes
An Amazon Best Book of the Month
An Indie Next Pick
A Barnes & Noble Discover Pick
One of Southern Living's Best Southern Books of 2017
In the vein of Daniel Woodrell's Winter's Bone and the works of Ron Rash, a novel set in a tough-and-tumble Mississippi town where drugs, whiskey, guns, and the desire for revenge violently... Read More »
By: M. R. Carey
Narrated by: Finty Williams
Length: 15 hours 30 minutes
A haunting and heartbreaking thriller from the author of the USA Today bestseller The Girl With All the Gifts.
Fellside is a maximum security prison on the edge of the Yorkshire Moors. It's not the kind of place you'd want to end up. But it's where Jess Moulson could be spending the rest of her life.
It's a place where even the walls... Read More »
By: Lindsey Lee Johnson
Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
Length: 10 hours 55 minutes
An unforgettable cast of characters is unleashed into a realm known for its cruelty—the American high school—in this captivating debut novel.
The wealthy enclaves north of San Francisco are not the paradise they appear to be, and nobody knows this better than the students of a local high school. Despite being raised with all the opportunities... Read More »
By: Laura McHugh
Narrated by: Sarah Scott
Length: 10 hours 17 minutes
“Superb and subtle psychological suspense.”—Lee Child
A haunting novel from the author of The Weight of Blood about a young woman’s return to her childhood home—and her encounter with the memories and family secrets it holds
ITW THRILLER AWARD FINALIST
Arrowood is the most ornate and grand of the historical houses that line the Mississippi River... Read More »
By: L.S. Hilton
Narrated by: Emilia Fox
Length: 10 hours 20 minutes
THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
THE BEST OF SKIMM READS 2016
“One of this year’s most talked about novels.” —The Washington Post
“A twenty-first-century femme fatale as lethal as Tom Ripley and as seductive as Bacall.” —Vogue
A put-upon assistant at a prestigious London art house, Judith Rashleigh is well-educated, well-groomed, and... Read More »
By: Meg Howrey
Narrated by: Mozhan Marno
Length: 10 hours 42 minutes
A brilliantly inventive novel about three astronauts training for the first-ever mission to Mars, an experience that will push the boundary between real and unreal, test their relationships, and leave each of them—and their families—changed forever.
“A transcendent, cross-cultural, and cross planetary journey into the mysteries of space and... Read More »