The days are getting dark, the pumpkins are growing orange, and the ghosts are making their neighborhood debut. You know what that means: it’s October, the perfect month to cuddle up with a warm drink and get chilled by a mystery or thriller, sure to raise the hair on any black cat. We’ve compiled a perfect Halloween list to accompany that trick-or-treat bag filled with candy. Enjoy!
By Stieg Larsson
/ Narrated by Simon Vance
/ 16 hours 18 minutes
A spellbinding amalgam of murder mystery, family saga, love story, and financial intrigue.
It’s about the disappearance forty years ago of Harriet Vanger, a young scion of one of the wealthiest families in Sweden . . . and about her octogenarian uncle, determined to know the truth about what he believes was her murder.
By Agatha Christie
/ Narrated by Hugh Fraser
/ 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 Stieg Larsson
/ Narrated by Simon Vance
/ 18 hours 33 minutes
Mikael Blomkvist, crusading journalist and publisher of the magazine Millennium, has decided to run a story that will expose an extensive sex trafficking operation between Eastern Europe and Sweden, implicating well-known and highly placed members of Swedish society, business, and government.
But he has no idea just how explosive the story will... Read More »
By Dennis Lehane
/ Narrated by Tom Stechschulte
/ 9 hours 35 minutes
The basis for the blockbuster motion picture directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Shutter Island by New York Times bestselling author Dennis Lehane is a gripping and atmospheric psychological thriller where nothing is quite what it seems. The New York Times calls Shutter Island, “Startlingly original.” The Washington Post... Read More »
By Robert Galbraith & J. K. Rowling
/ Narrated by Robert Glenister
/ 15 hours 54 minutes
A brilliant debut mystery in a classic vein: Detective Cormoran Strike investigates a supermodel's suicide.
After losing his leg to a land mine in Afghanistan, Cormoran Strike is barely scraping by as a private investigator. Strike is down to one client, and creditors are calling. He has also just broken up with his longtime girlfriend and is... Read More »
By Gillian Flynn
/ Narrated by Julia Whelan & Kirby Heyborne
/ 19 hours 9 minutes
Marriage can be a real killer. One of the most critically acclaimed suspense writers of our time, New York Times bestseller Gillian Flynn takes that statement to its darkest place in this unputdownable masterpiece about a marriage gone terribly, terribly wrong. The Chicago Tribune proclaimed that her work “draws you in and keeps you reading... Read More »
By Neil Gaiman
/ Narrated by Neil Gaiman, Derek Jacobi, Robert Madge, Clare Corbett, Miriam Margolyes, Andrew Scott, Julian Rhind-Tutt, Emilia Fox & Reece Shearsmith
/ 7 hours 43 minutes
Nobody Owens, known to his friends as Bod, is a normal boy. He would be completely normal if he didn't live in a sprawling graveyard, being raised and educated by ghosts, with a solitary guardian who belongs to neither the world of the living nor of the dead. There are dangers and adventures in the graveyard for a boy. But if Bod leaves the... Read More »
By Ray Bradbury, Jerry Robbins, Mark Vander Berg & Chris Snyder
/ Narrated by a full cast, Jerry Robbins, J. T. Turner, Matthew Scott Robertson, Anastas Varinos, Connor Doherty, Curtis Brauner, James McLean, Jacob Rosenbaum, Dan Duran, Rob Cattell, Colonial Radio Theater Chorus, Jon Specht & Jeffrey Gage
/ 2 hours 1 minute
On a Halloween night, eight boys are led on an incredible journey into the past by the mysterious "spirit" Moundshroud. Riding a dark autumn wind from ancient Egypt to the land of the Celtic druids, from Mexico to a cathedral in Paris, they will witness the haunting beginnings of the holiday called Halloween. Featuring the evocative prose and... Read More »
By Ruth Ware
/ Narrated by Imogen Church
/ 13 hours 39 minutes
From the New York Times bestselling author of the “pulse-quickening” (Good Housekeeping, UK) In a Dark, Dark Wood and The Woman in Cabin 10 comes Ruth Ware’s highly anticipated third novel, featuring her signature “verve and energy” (Library Journal).
On a cool June morning, Isa Wilde, a resident of the seemingly idyllic coastal village of... Read More »
By Stephen King
/ Narrated by Steven Weber
/ 44 hours 53 minutes
Now a major motion picture Stephen King’s terrifying, classic #1 New York Times bestseller, “a landmark in American literature” (Chicago Sun-Times)—about seven adults who return to their hometown to confront a nightmare they had first stumbled on as teenagers…an evil without a name: It.
Welcome to Derry, Maine. It’s a small city, a place as... Read More »