In a peaceful retirement village, four unlikely friends meet up once a week to investigate unsolved killings. Nancy’s performances always engage, whether she’s narrating fiction, thrillers, contemporary culture, or young adult audiobooks. 'Coben is simply one of the all-time greats—pick up any one of his thrillers and you’ll find a riveting, twisty, surprising story with a big, beating heart at its core' GILLIAN FLYNN Lillian Li’s NUMBER ONE CHINESE RESTAURANT is a complex contemporary story about a Chinese American family. Her famous lecture, ‘Royal Bodies’, which caused a media frenzy, explores the place of royal women in society and our imagination. THE FIRST BOOK IN THE GRIPPING THURSDAY MURDER CLUB SERIES BY TV PRESENTER RICHARD OSMAN. My original niche, possibly the one dearest to my heart, is Asian-inspired fantasy, filled with dragons, magic, heroic battle, and intrigue. 1989: The Cold War will soon be over, but for BOX 88, a top secret spying agency, the espionage game is heating up. ¡Oferta de promoción para todos los nuevos clientes! Taken captive and brutally tortured, Kite has a choice: reveal the truth about what happened in France thirty years earlier – or watch his family die. This audiobook contains a PDF family tree from the text. Thomas's behaviour becomes increasingly volatile and violent. At the time I was engaged in documenting human rights abuses and interviewing some political dissidents who had fled Burma on video. A retired doctor, for example, is forced to confront the horrific moral consequences of his wartime actions. Murder at leisure? Mystery fans are going to be enthralled' Harlan Coben All we need is the will to do so. The remaining X-Men must stop Magneto by turning the reprogrammed Sentinels against him to defeat the man himself. Deeply personal, recounting the wrenching course of a disease that kills a loved one twice—first they forget who they are, and then the body succumbs—these stories also show how witnessing the disease and caring for someone with it can be powerfully transformative, calling forth amazing strength and grace. A bandit walks into a coffeehouse, and it all goes downhill from there. 'Perfect miniatures in deadpan prose' GUARDIAN Get our FREE Newsletter and discover a world of audiobooks. WARCROSS by Marie Lu is perfect for young adult listeners and for gamer fans of any age. First, I skim through to find out who all the characters are, how they’re described, what they look like as well as their motivations, relationships, and purpose in the book. Helping those in need. Here are five titles to get you started. I’m so invested in my Peasprout Chen series that I hope she goes on for as long as Harry Potter did! Under the laid-back attitude, sparkling-white beaches, and small-town ways, something terrible is brewing. They're a glamorous family, the Caseys. On the fourth, a human finger shows up in the mail. Many of you may be most familiar with her work on audiobooks with Asian themes, settings, or characters. years, not until they've had lots of the dating practice that they didn't get in high school. Nancy’s interpretations of the three women affected by the supposed accidental death of an unscrupulous lawyer highlight both their public faces and private thoughts as they try to come to terms with the dead man’s true nature. (PART SEVEN) (2011) (ONGOING THREAD for 2011). To do that, they must join forces with the U.S. government-who view the X-Men as being as much of a menace as Magneto-and with one of their oldest foes, the Juggernaut! Under the surface, though, conditions are murkier. Iris Wang is having a bit of a rough start to her summer: Her boyfriend cheated on her, she didn't get into any colleges, and she has no idea who she is or what she wants to do with her life. Nancy Wu is on Facebook. Heartfelt, engaging, and featuring characters you'll root for from the first moment you meet them, Louisiana Lucky is a satisfying page-turner from a rising star in women's fiction. It's less a sleepy fishing village than a panhandle hotspot overrun with land developers and tourists. She's always felt torn about being Chinese-American, feeling neither Chinese nor American enough to claim either identity. Please click. A Life on Our Planet contains my witness statement, and my vision for the future - the story of how we came to make this, our greatest mistake, and how, if we act now, we can yet put it right. Welcome back. However, when you’re lucky enough to get all that done—all you have to do in front of the mic is sit back and live the story. In A Nurse’s Story she describes what happened next, as the trickle of Covid patients became a flood. ‘Utterly gripping. “It was fascinating and rare to get to see the world of my mother’s childhood brought to life in really rich detail.”—Narrator Nancy Wu, THE MAJESTIES Ad Quadratum: The Practical Application Of Geometry In Medieval Architecture, Flame in the Mist (Flame in the Mist, #1), Killing Trail (Timber Creek K-9 Mystery #1), What are U reading these days? Refresh and try again. Home » Blog » Blog » 5 Questions with Narrator Nancy Wu. Really fascinating! Seo shows how procedures designed to safeguard us on the road ultimately undermined the nation’s commitment to equal protection before the law. The ultimate choice for a binge read.' Author: Pintip Dunn Narrator: Nancy Wu Release Date: August 2020. While Mokoya received visions of what would be, Akeha realized what could be. 'Coben remains one of the most reliable thriller writers around' - CRIME REVIEW I was a human rights activist before the fall of Burma’s dictatorship in 2011, and I lived on the Thai/Burma border, home to the longest protracted refugee situation in the world: For more than half a century, persecuted ethnic groups have fled to Thailand into cramped, makeshift jungle camps, in which generations have been born and raised. COSMOPOLITAN This electrifying new novel by acclaimed author Christopher Golden is the ultimate adventure that no X-fan should be without! AudioFile: Which genre will you always say yes to and why? But it's a Sea Glass regular who's mysteriously crossed the cranky Vivi. And of course a brilliant whodunnit' Lesley Manville Her television/film credits include the Law & Order franchise, All My Children, the Oscar-nominated film Frozen River, and the Nickelodeon series Three Delivery. Not because they're not asked. I began rock climbing in Hong Kong and Thailand, and ever since, I have ventured to many beautiful places in nature on climbing and exploring trips. I felt for every character. Subscribe to the LoveReading newsletter and get personalised book suggestions and extracts straight to your inbox every week. This techie sci-fi story, the first in a series, is set in the near future and features a young female coder who is given the chance to climb out of poverty if she agrees to work online security for the developer of the world’s most popular virtual reality game. Now only the X-Men stand between Magneto and that goal. Now a former soldier and security expert, he lives off the grid, shunned by the community – until they need him. They are mutants, born with strange and wonderful powers that set them apart from the rest of the human race. In a society dependent on cars, everyone―the law-breaking and law-abiding alike―would be subject to discretionary policing. But as she follows the reports of the ongoing hunt for the killer, her mind takes her down the darkest path imaginable. AUDIO & eBOOK CLASSICS. Once I had an obnoxious mother-in-law character to whom I gave a Jersey accent, just to discover in book five that she was from the Midwest! An elderly woman subjects herself to an interview, gradually revealing a fifty-year old murder and its shattering aftermath. The Fourth Amendment―the constitutional protection against unreasonable searches and seizures―did not effectively shield individuals from government intrusion while driving. Then make it better. Can our unorthodox but brilliant gang catch the killer before it's too late? Learn more about AudioFile’s blog and our authors on our About page. When you do challenging, interesting books, you inevitably put a lot of time into research and prep. Let us help you explore dynamic listening choices. THE MAJESTIES by Tiffany Tsao, read by Nancy Wu Simon & Schuster Audio . Working in A&E is a challenging job but nurse Louise Curtis loves it. 37 Silver St. Portland, ME 04101 | (800) 506-1212 |. Narrating across genres (new fiction, children, young adult, adventure/fantasy, Asian literature, romance, mystery, spiritual, nonfiction and business), she is known for her varied characters and voices and for bringing stories vividly to life. Candace is a full-time freelance book editor as well as a book reviewer and journalist. They worried about their regulars, now missing, and saw an increase in domestic abuse victims and suicide attempts as loneliness hit people hard. In a battle unlike anything he has faced before, Kite must use all his skills to stay alive. Gwendolyn and Estella are the spoiled sisters who must confront past secrets if they hope to survive. Sometimes the author surprises you years into a series by giving a character detail she never revealed before. By turns heartbreaking and heartwarming, this book shines a light on the compassion and dedication of hospital staff during such dark times. THE TIMES My life was much more exciting then! The Tech sisters don't date in high school. Or is her husband the man they call Jack the Ripper? They are mutants, born with strange and wonderful powers that set them apart from the rest of the human race. One day passes, then a second, then a third. Michele W. Miller’s WIDOWS-IN-LAW is a mystery thriller set in the underworld of contemporary New York. 'Keyes is an international treasure. A New York theater, TV, and film actor, she has won multiple Library Journal and AudioFile Earphones Awards, and recorded in studios all over the world—from Italy to Switzerland to Thailand. --Ben FountainFrom the O. Henry Prize-winning author comes a heartbreakingly beautiful and brutal exploration of lives fragmented by the Pacific side of World War II.Spanning more than 150... 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