A Cold Day in Paradise
The Alex McKnight Series: Book #1
By Steve Hamilton / Narrated by Nick Sullivan / 7 hours 26 minutes
Other than the bullet lodged less than a centimeter from his heart, former Detroit police officer Alex McKnight thought he had put the nightmare of his partner’s death and his own near-fatal injury behind him. After all, Maximilian Rose, convicted of the crimes, has been locked in the state pen for years. But in the small town of Paradise,... Read More »
By Jim Harrison / Narrated by Bronson Pinchot, Lloyd James & Ray Porter / 18 hours 10 minutes
New York Times bestselling author Jim Harrison is one of America’s most beloved writers, and of all his creations, Brown Dog—a bawdy, reckless, down-on-his-luck Michigan Indian—has earned cult status with readers in the more than two decades since his first appearance. For the first time, Brown Dog gathers all the Brown Dog novellas, including... Read More »
The Nick Adams Stories
By Ernest Hemingway / Narrated by Stacy Keach / 7 hours 10 minutes
The Classic Stories Featuring One of Hemingway's Most Famous Characters
"Of the place where he had been a boy he had written well enough. As well as he could then." So thought a dying writer in an early version of The Snows of Kilimanjaro. The writer of course was Ernest Hemingway. The place was the Michigan of his boyhood summers, where he... Read More »
By Emily St. John Mandel / Narrated by Kirsten Potter / 10 hours 39 minutes
2014 National Book Award Finalist
A New York Times Bestseller
An audacious, darkly glittering novel set in the eerie days of civilization’s collapse, Station Eleven tells the spellbinding story of a Hollywood star, his would-be savior, and a nomadic group of actors roaming the scattered outposts of the Great Lakes region, risking everything for... Read More »
Kitchens of the Great Midwest
By J. Ryan Stradal / Narrated by Amy Ryan & Michael Stuhlbarg / 10 hours 6 minutes
“A sweet and savory treat.” —People
“An impressive feat of narrative jujitsu . . . that keeps readers turning the pages too fast to realize just how ingenious they are.”—The New York Times Book Review, Editor’s Pick
Kitchens of the Great Midwest is a novel about a young woman with a once-in-a-generation palate who becomes the iconic chef behind... Read More »
By Jeffrey Eugenides / Narrated by Kristoffer Tabori / 21 hours 19 minutes
In the spring of 1974, Calliope Stephanides, a student at a girls' school, Grosse Pointe, MI, finds herself drawn to a chain-smoking, strawberry-blonde classmate with a gift for acting. The passion that furtively develops between them - along with Callie's failure to develop - leads Callie to suspect that she is not like other girls. The... Read More »
By Josh Malerman / Narrated by Cassandra Campbell / 9 hours 8 minutes
Something is out there . . .
Something terrifying that must not be seen. One glimpse and a person is driven to deadly violence. No one knows what it is or where it came from.
Five years after it began, a handful of scattered survivors remain, including Malorie and her two young children. Living in an abandoned house near the river, Malorie has... Read More »
Motor City Burning
By Bill Morris / Narrated by Richard Small / 9 hours 35 minutes
From the critically acclaimed author of Motor City, Detroit comes alive in a powerful and thrilling novel set amid the chaos of the 1960s race riots and the serenity of baseball’s opening day.
Willie Bledsoe, once an idealistic young black activist, is now a burnt-out case. After leaving a snug berth at Tuskegee Institute to join the Student... Read More »
The Turner House
By Angela Flournoy / Narrated by Adenrele Ojo / 12 hours 10 minutes
A powerful, timely debut, The Turner House marks a major new contribution to the story of the American family.
The Turners have lived on Yarrow Street for over fifty years. Their house has seen thirteen children grown and gone—and some returned; it has seen the arrival of grandchildren, the fall of Detroit’s East Side, and the loss of a father.... Read More »
The Paris Wife
By Paula McLain / Narrated by Carrington MacDuffie / 11 hours 25 minutes
A deeply evocative story of ambition and betrayal, The Paris Wife captures a remarkable period of time and a love affair between two unforgettable people: Ernest Hemingway and his wife Hadley.
Chicago, 1920: Hadley Richardson is a quiet twenty-eight-year-old who has all but given up on love and happiness—until she meets Ernest Hemingway and her... Read More »