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Hachette Audio Dec. releases

THE GODS OF GUILT*                  

By Michael Connelly           Read by Peter Giles

Mickey Haller gets the text, “Call me ASAP – 187,” and the California penal code for murder immediately gets his attention. Murder cases have the highest stakes and the biggest paydays, and they always mean Haller has to be at the top of his game.  Haunted by the ghosts of his past, Mickey must work tirelessly and bring all his skill to bear on a case that could mean his ultimate redemption or proof of his ultimate guilt.

Unabridged CD ▪ 978-1-6002-4726-2 ▪ 10 CD/12 hours ▪ $40.00/$44.00 Can.

Abridged CD ▪ 978-1-4789-24982 ▪ 7 CD/8 hours ▪ $30.00/$33.00 Can.

 

SEAL TEAM SIX: HUNT THE FALCON                   Pub Date: December 2

By Don Mann, with Ralph Pezzullo       Read by Peter Ganim

HUNT THE FALCON finds SEAL Team Six chasing “The Falcon,” an Iranian terrorist who has been stealing Libyan nuclear material. The hunt takes the team from Bangkok to Caracas in search of The Falcon’s forces.

Unabridged CD ▪ 978-1-4789-2513-2 ▪ 8 CD/9 hours ▪ $27.00/$30.00 Can. 

ROBERT LUDLUM’S ™ THE BOURNE RETRIBUTION*     Pub Date: December 3

By Eric Van Lustbader   Read by Holter Graham

Bourne’s friend Eli Yadin, head of Mossad, learns that Ouyang Jidan, a member of China’s Politburo and Mexican drug lord, may have been trafficking in something far more deadly than drugs.  Bourne’s desperate search for Ouyang takes him from Tel Aviv to a village on China’s coast.  As he moves closer to Ouyang, closer to avenging the woman he loved, he also moves ever closer to his own death.

Unabridged CD ▪ 978-1-4789-7952-4 ▪ 12 CD/14 hours ▪ $35.00/$39.00 Can.

I EVEN FUNNIER*     Pub Date: December 9

By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein and Laura Park               Read by Frankie Seratch

Middle schooler Jamie Grimm has big dreams of being the best stand-up comic in the world – and he won’t let the fact that he’s wheelchair-bound stand in his way.  When one of his best buddies runs into trouble at school and a sudden family health scare rears its head, can Jamie put his comedic ambitions on hold for the sake of his friends and family?

Unabridged CD ▪ 978-1-4789-2515-6 ▪ 3 CD/4 hours ▪ $18.00/$20.00 Can.

LOVE SENSE   Pub Date: December 31

By Dr. Susan Johnson           Read by the Author

Every day, we hear of relationships failing and questions of whether humans are meant to be monogamous.  LOVE SENSE presents new scientific evidence that tells us that humans are meant to mate for life.  Based Dr. Johnson’s groundbreaking research, LOVE SENSE will change the way we think about love.

Unabridged CD ▪ 978-1-4789-2524-8 ▪ 11 CD/12.5 hours ▪ $30.00/$33.00 Can.

DARK DESCENT         Pub Date: December 2

By Marlene Perez    Read by Jeremy Arthur

Nyx Fortuna is still reeling from Elizabeth’s betrayal, but Nyx’s cousin Claire has run away and he has to find her and bring her back or Elizabeth will suffer at the hands of his aunts, the three Fates.  Saving his cousin means releasing Hecate from her underworld prison and perhaps fulfilling the prophecy foretelling the Fates’ downfall.

Unabridged DL ▪ 978-1-6196-9834-5 ▪ 7 hours ▪ $19.98/$21.98 Can.

 

THE ROLLING STONES DISCOVER AMERICA     Pub Date: December 3

By Michael Lydon           Read by the Author

In 1969 Michael Lydon, a founding editor of Rolling Stone, got a dream assignment: to cover the Rolling Stones’ hopscotch tour across America.  THE ROLLING STONES DISCOVER AMERICA, captures the highs and lows of the grueling tour and has become a classic of rock ‘n’ roll journalism.

Unabridged DL ▪ 978-1-4789-5327-2 ▪ 2.5 hours ▪ $9.98/$10.98 Can.

 

THE KID*                   Pub Date: December 3

By Ben Bradlee, Jr.      Read by Dave Mallow

Williams was the best hitter in baseball history. His batting average of .406 in 1941 has not been topped since, and no player who has hit more than 500 home runs has a higher career batting average.  However, while baseball might have been straightforward for Ted Williams, life was not.

Unabridged ▪ 978-1-4789-2517-0 ▪ 35.5 hours ▪ $26.98/$29.98 Can.

 

THE APARTMENT*     Pub Date: December 3

By Greg Baxter      Read by Peter Powlus

One snowy December morning in an old European city, an American man leaves his shabby hotel to meet a local woman who has agreed to help him search for an apartment to rent.  Both beguiling and raw in its observations and language, THE APARTMENT is a crisp novel with enormous range that offers profound and unexpected wisdom about love, memory, exile and war.

Unabridged ▪ 978-1-4789-2451-7 ▪ 5.5 hours ▪ $24.98/$27.98 Can.

 

A DANCE OF MIRRORS     Pub Date: December 3

By David Dalglish              Read by Elijah Alexander

When Haern, protector against thieves and nobles who would fill the night with blood, travels south to confront his copycat, he finds a city ruled by the corrupt, the greedy and the dangerous.  To forge peace, Haern must confront the deadly Wraith, a killer who would shape the kingdom’s future with the blade of his sword.

Unabridged ▪ 978-1-4789-7910-4 ▪ 12 hours ▪ $19.98/$21.98 Can.

 

VINE TALK                 Pub Date: December 10

                Hosted by Stanley Tucci

Stylish, trend-setting, and bold, VINE TALK’s host Stanley Tucci invites a panel of celebrity friends to join him for engaging conversation and blind taste-tests from different selections of world famous wineries each week. Regardless of personal expertise, all can enjoy the intriguing dialogue from each diverse panel.

BASKING IN BORDEAUX FROM THE LEFT BANK

Special Appearance by Patricia Clarkson, Warren Leight, Michael Shannon, and Marcus Samuelsson

Unabridged DL ▪ 978-1-4789-8147-3 ▪ 30 mins ▪ $4.98/$5.98 Can.

CHECKING OUT CHIANTIS FROM TUSCANY

Special Appearance by Stephen J. Dubner, Tommy Tune, and Gail Simmons

Unabridged DL ▪ 978-1-4789-8150-3 ▪ 30 mins ▪ $4.98/$5.98 Can.

MULLING MALBECS FROM ARGENTINA

Special Appearances by Paul Mills, Cady Huffman, and Geoffrey Zakarian

Unabridged DL ▪ 978-1-4789-8142-8 ▪ 30 mins ▪ $4.98/$5.98 Can.

NAVIGATING NAPA VALLEY CABERNETS

Special Appearances by John Lithgow, Nora Ephron, S. Epatha Merkerson, and Jonathan Waxman

Unabridged DL ▪ 978-1-4789-8132-9 ▪ 30 mins ▪ $4.98/$5.98 Can.

PICKING PINOT NOIRS FROM BURGUNDY

Special Appearances by Mario Cantone, John Benjamin Hickey, and Lidia Bastianich

Unabridged DL ▪ 978-1-4789-8140-4 ▪ 30 mins ▪ $4.98/$5.98 Can.

POLISHING OFF PINOTS FROM OREGON

Special Appearances by Steve Buscemi, Emily Bergl, and Joe Bastianich

Unabridged DL ▪ 978-1-4789-8145-9 ▪ 30 mins ▪ $4.98/$5.98 Can.

RANKING RIESLINGS FROM THE FINGER LAKES

Special Appearances by Nathan Lane, Harolyn Blackwell, and Alfred Portale

Unabridged DL ▪ 978-1-4789-8139-8 ▪ 30 mins ▪ $4.98/$5.98 Can.

RELISHING RIOJAS FROM SPAIN

Special Appearances by Aidan Quinn, Nanette Lapore, and Amanda Freitag

Unabridged DL ▪ 978-1-4789-8146-6 ▪ 30 mins ▪ $4.98/$5.98 Can.

SAVORING SONOMA COAST CHARDONNAYS

Special Appearances by Zachary Quinto, Beth Shak, and Danny Meyer

Unabridged DL ▪ 978-1-4789-8149-7 ▪ 30 mins ▪ $4.98/$5.98 Can.

SCRUTINIZING SHIRAZ FROM AUSTRALIA

Special Appearances by Rosie Perez, Stephen Flaherty, and Maximillian Riedel

Unabridged DL ▪ 978-1-4789-8148-0 ▪ 30 mins ▪ $4.98/$5.98 Can.

SIPPING SANCERRES FROM THE LOIRE VALLEY

Special Appearances by Gay Talese, Cheyenne Jackson, and Joey Campanaro

Unabridged DL ▪ 978-1-4789-8144-2 ▪ 30 mins ▪ $4.98/$5.98 Can.

WEIGHING WASHINGTON CHARDONNAYS

Special Appearances by Jennifer Coolidge, Alan Gilbert, and Steven Raichlen

Unabridged DL ▪ 978-1-4789-8141-1 ▪ 30 mins ▪ $4.98/$5.98 Can.

ZEROING IN ON ZINFANDELS FROM CALIFORNIA

Special Appearances by Philippe Quint, Ron Darling, and Tim Love

Unabridged DL ▪ 978-1-4789-8143-5 ▪ 30 mins ▪ $4.98/$5.98 Can.

 

 

 

 

RED SKY IN MORNING                 Pub Date: December 17

By Paul Lynch      Read by John Keating

It’s 1832 and Coll Coyle has killed the wrong man. The dead man’s father is an expert tracker and ruthless killer with a single-minded focus on vengeance.  With lyrical prose balancing the stark realities of the hunter and the hunted, RED SKY IN MORNING is a visceral and meditative novel that marks the debut of a stunning new talent.

Unabridged DL ▪ 978-1-4789-2771-6 ▪ 7 hours ▪ $24.98/$27.98 Can.

 

 

GRAND CENTRAL   Pub Date: December 17  

By Sam Roberts and Pete Hamill           Read by the Author

GRAND CENTRAL is a rich history of the iconic Grand Central Terminal, from one of New York City’s favorite writers.  With stories about everything from the famous movies that have featured Grand Central, to the celestial ceiling in the main lobby, to the homeless denizens who reside in the building’s catacombs, this is a fascinating look at a true American institution.

Unabridged DL ▪ 978-1-4789-8093-3 ▪ 7 hours ▪ $24.98/$27.98 Can.

 

 

REAVER*   Pub Date: December 17

By Larissa Ione         Read by Helen Wick

Reaver is an angel with a past, a record, and a less-than-heavenly attitude.  Harvester is one of the Fallen, a once-heroic angel who sacrificed her wings to work as an undercover agent in hell.  When her cover is blown, Reaver attempts to snatch her away from Satan’s lair – even if Harvester can never escape her newfound thirst for angel’s blood.

Unabridged DL ▪ 978-1-4789-2561-3 ▪ 12.5 hours ▪ $24.98/$27.98 Can.

 

 

LAW MAN                 Pub Date: December 17

By Kristen Ashley        Read by Kate Russell

Sweet, shy Mara Hanover is in love with her neighbor, handsome police detective Mitch Lawson.  When Mara gets a disturbing phone call from her cousin’s kids, she gets pulled back into the life she’s tried so hard to leave behind. Can the hot law man convince Mara to let go of her past – and build a future with him?

Unabridged DL ▪ 978-1-4789-2518-7 ▪ 14.5 hours ▪ $19.98/$21.98 Can.

 

 

SHADOWDANCE   Pub Date: December 17

By Kristen Callihan       Read by Moira Quirk

Life has been anything but kind to Mary Chase, but the Society for the Suppression of Supernaturals has given her purpose.  Jack Talent has been alone with his demons for many years and never expected to have the willful Mary Chase assist him on the Bishop case.  With dangerous enemies closing in, Jack must find the strength to face the past . . . or risk losing Mary forever.

Unabridged DL ▪ 978-1-4789-8160-2 ▪ 14.5 hours ▪ $19.98/$21.98 Can.

WHEN IT’S A JAR   Pub Date: December 17

By Tom Holt         Read by Ray Sawyer

Maurice has just killed a dragon with a bread knife, which would bring out the latent heroism in anyone.  Unfortunately, Maurice is pretty sure he hasn’t got any latent heroism.  Meanwhile, a man wakes up in a jar in a different kind of pickle (figuratively speaking).  Only one thing might help him. The answer to the most baffling question of all… WHEN IS A DOOR NOT A DOOR?

Unabridged DL ▪ 978-1-4789-7987-6 ▪ 12 hours ▪ $24.98/$27.98 Can.

 

DANGEROUS DREAM: A BEAUTIFUL CREATURES STORY   Pub Date: December 17

By Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl Read by Kevin T. Collins

Catch up with Ethan, Lena, and Link as they finally graduate from high school.  When Dark Caster Ridley makes an appearance, the sometime bad girl can’t resist picking a fight with her sometime boyfriend, Link, and New York City becomes entangled in the dangerous underground Caster club scene, where the stakes are high and losers pay the ultimate price.

Unabridged DL ▪ 978-1-4789-0055-9 ▪ 1.5 hours ▪ $5.98/$6.98 Can.

 

 

YOUR PERSONAL PALEO CODE*   Pub Date: December 24

By Chris Kresser      Read by Fred Sanders

As the Paleo movement sweeps the nation, the health benefits of following the lifestyle of our hunter-gatherer forebears are undeniable.  YOUR PERSONAL PALEO CODE is designed to be flexible and user-friendly, with helpful and effective action steps to help you lose weight, reverse disease, and stay fit and healthy for life.

Unabridged DL ▪ 978-1-4789-7982-1 ▪ 9 hours ▪ $26.98/$29.98 Can.

 

 

FRENCH WOMEN DON’T GET FACELIFTS   Pub Date: December 24

By Mireille Guiliano           Read by the Author

With her signature blend of wit, no-nonsense advice, and storytelling flair, Mireille Guiliano returns with a delightful, encouraging take on beauty and aging for our times, with a proactive way to stay looking and feeling great, without resorting to “the knife” – a French woman’s most guarded beauty secrets revealed for the benefit of us all!

Unabridged DL ▪ 978-1-4789-2528-6 ▪ 7.5 hours ▪ $24.98/$27.98 Can.

 

 

ROOMIES*   Pub Date: December 24

By Sara Zarr and Tara Altebrando      Read by Becca Battoe and Emily Eiden

When New Jersey-ite Elizabeth Owens gets notification from UC Berkeley that her roommate come freshman year will be San Francisco native Lauren Cole, she shoots off an email to Lauren to coordinate things like dorm room appliances. That first note sparks a series of emails between the two girls that alters the landscape of each of their summers.

Unabridged DL ▪ 978-1-4789-2520-0 ▪ 6.5 hours ▪ $19.98/$21.98 Can.

BAD HABITS         Pub Date: January 7

By Jenny McCarthy      Read by Tavia Gilbert

Jenny McCarthy – actress, comedian, activist, and New York Times bestselling author – candidly recounts her humorous Catholic upbringing, from her childhood dream of becoming a nun to her Playmate of the Year centerfold, and all of the Hail Mary’s in between.

Unabridged DL ▪ 978-1-4789-0099-3 ▪ 7 hours ▪ $21.98/$23.98 Can.

BABY KNOWS BEST   Pub Date: December 31

By Deborah Carlisle Solomon           Read by the Author

Based on the principles and teachings of Magda Gerber, founder of RIE (Resources for Infant Educarers), BABY KNOWS BEST is a comprehensive resource that shows parents how to respond to their babies’ cues and signals.  The result? More relaxed parents and more confident, self-reliant children.

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