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Adventure

Across the Nightingale Floor: Tales of the Otori, Book 1  RC
54917
by Lian Hearn
read by Robert Sams
2 cassettes
In a feudal land that echoes Japan, a youth raised by the peace-
loving Hidden people is rescued from certain death and adopted by
the warlord Otori Shigeru. Renamed Takeo, the youth discovers his
martial arts skills and learns about his unsuspected heritage,
first love, and the difficulties of divided loyalties. Some
violence. 2002.

Anthony Adverse  RC 53696
by Hervey Allen
read by Mark Ashby
9 cassettes in 2 containers (Reissue)
Vast, popular historical romance charting the fortunes of a young
man born out of wedlock in 1775, raised in an Italian convent,
and apprenticed to a merchant. Adverse becomes wealthy as a
trader in Africa, Napoleonic Europe, and America. Through many
adventures he carries a Madonna figure that belonged to his dead
mother. 1933.

Around the World in Eighty Days  RC 53171
by Jules Verne
read by John Lescault
2 cassettes (Reissue)
London, 1872. Well-to-do, eccentric Phileas Fogg is certain that
he can travel around the world in eighty days. He's so sure that
he's wagered half of his fortune and set off on the grand
adventure with his servant, Passepartout. Includes a 1988
afterword. For senior high and older readers. 1873.

The Blackbirder: The Brethren of the Coast, Book 2  RC 53881
by James L. Nelson
read by Roy Avers
2 cassettes
Virginia, 1702. Planter and privateer Thomas Marlowe sets out to
sea with his partner, Francis Bickerstaff, and his freedman, King
James. When James kills a slaver and flees back to Africa, the
governor insists that Marlowe capture him. Sequel to The
Guardship (RC 53880). Violence and strong language. 2001.

Captain from Castile  RC 53334
by Samuel Shellabarger
read by Peter Gil
4 cassettes (Reissue)
Spain, 1518. Young aristocrat Pedro de Vargas leaves behind his
family, the injustices of the Inquisition, and a beautiful gypsy
girl to travel to New Spain to seek his fortune. There he joins
Hern n Cort‚s's Conquistadors to overcome the infidels in Mexico.
Some violence. 1945.

Cross of St. George: Richard Bolitho Novels, Volume 22  RC 52773
by Alexander Kent
read by Jim Zeiger
2 cassettes
1813. In this sequel to For My Country's Freedom (RC 52772),
Captain Adam Bolitho is acquitted by a court martial for the loss
of his ship, after he escapes from prison. Meanwhile his uncle,
Sir Richard, returns to Halifax, Canada, and comes under heavy
fire while protecting ships from American attacks. 1996.

The Darkening Sea: Richard Bolitho Novels, Volume 20  RC 52771
by Alexander Kent
read by Jim Zeiger
3 cassettes
1809. Although he wants to retire, Vice Admiral Sir Richard
Bolitho accepts his assignment to keep the British shipping lanes
open. Napoleon has made a pact with the Americans. Bolitho, along
with his nephew Adam, comes to blows with them. Sequel to Beyond
the Reef (RC 52770). 1993.

Fire Ice: A Novel from the NUMA Files  RC 54328
by Clive Cussler
read by Bob Askey
3 cassettes
Kurt Austin and his forces at the National Underwater and Marine
Agency (NUMA) battle Mikhail Razov, a Russian billionaire who
plans to destroy the coastal United States. Razov fires missiles
in the ocean to release methane hydrate that triggers tsunamis
and global warming. Violence and strong language. Bestseller
2002.

For My Country's Freedom: Richard Bolitho Novels, Volume 21  RC
52772
by Alexander Kent
read by Jim Zeiger
2 cassettes
1811. Vice Admiral Sir Richard Bolitho enjoyed a few months at
home in Cornwall, England, with his lover, Lady Catherine
Somervell. But conflict with the United States is increasing.
Captain Adam Bolitho is concerned because his father had deserted
to the colonists during the rebellion. Sequel to The Darkening
Sea (RC 52771). 1995.

The Guardship: The Brethren of the Coast, Book 1  RC 53880
by James L. Nelson
read by Roy Avers
2 cassettes
Virginia, 1701. Planter Thomas Marlowe kills Matthew Wilkenson in
a duel over the honor of widow Elizabeth Tinling and then is
assigned to protect the colony from pirate Jean-Pierre LeRois.
Marlowe conceals his own dubious past. Prequel to Blackbirder (RC
53881). Violence and strong language. 2000.

Jack Frake: Sparrowhawk, Book One  RC 55242
by Edward Cline
read by David Cutler
2 cassettes
Cornwall, England; 1744. Poor ten-year-old Jack Frake is educated
by a kindly rector before joining smuggler Augustus Skelly's
gang. After being caught and sentenced to hard labor, Jack is
rescued by Captain John Ramshaw and transported to the American
colonies to serve out his sentence. 2001.

The Jester  RC 55455
by James Patterson and Andrew Gross
read by Neil Dickson
3 cassettes
French innkeeper Hugh de Luc joins the Crusades in 1096 but
deserts after a year of carnage. Returning home with a few
relics, he finds his village in ruins and his beloved wife a
prisoner in the local duke's castle. Violence, strong language,
and some descriptions of sex. Bestseller 2003.

King's Captain: An Alan Lewrie Naval Adventure  RC 53006
by Dewey Lambdin
read by Bruce Huntey
3 cassettes
In this sequel to Jester's Fortune (RC 53005), Naval Commander
Alan Lewrie, after the defeat of the Spanish Armada, is promoted
to captain of a new warship. But he must first quell the mutiny
on his ship and spend time with his wife. Violence, strong
language, and some descriptions of sex. 2000.

Lusitania  RC 55539
by David Butler
read by Merwyn Smith
5 cassettes (Reissue)
Fictional account of 1915 bombing of the Lusitania, a passenger
ship traveling from the United States to Europe, during World War
I. Romance and political intrigue occupy the travelers until a
German U-boat strikes, killing more than a thousand and throwing
the rest into the sea. Explicit descriptions of sex. 1982.

May There Be a Road  RC 53244
by Louis L'Amour
read by Richard Hauenstein
2 cassettes
Ten previously uncollected short stories. In the title piece,
written in 1960, a young Tibetan chieftain fights enemy soldiers
in order to rescue and claim his bride. The tale depicts how
tribal peoples oppose the invasion of their mountainous land by
the Red Chinese and their superior weapons. Some violence. 2001.

Relentless Pursuit: Richard Bolitho Novels, Volume 25  RC 54471
by Alexander Kent
read by Jim Zeiger
3 cassettes
Off the coast of Africa, 1815. In this sequel to Second to None
(RC 52775), Captain Adam Bolitho still mourns the death of his
uncle, Richard, but heeds the call to duty. The British admiralty
sends him into southern waters to halt slave running. 2001.

Second to None: Richard Bolitho Novels, Volume 24  RC 52775
by Alexander Kent
read by Jim Zeiger
3 cassettes
1815. Sequel to Sword of Honour (RC 52774). Lady Catherine, Sir
Richard Bolitho's mistress, needs another protector after his
death during a sea battle. His nephew Adam is given command of a
new frigate, fighting back pirates and slavers off the coast of
Africa. And Napoleon stages a comeback. 1999.

The Secret of Shambhala: In Search of the Eleventh Insight  RC
53734
by James Redfield
read by Erik Sandvold
2 cassettes
Author of The Celestine Prophecy (RC 38075) continues his quest
for spiritual enlightenment. As he travels from Kathmandu, Nepal,
to Lhasa, Tibet, in search of Shambhala (a.k.a. Shangri-La), he
encounters many perils in the Himalayas. Sequel to The Tenth
Insight: Holding the Vision (RC 42041). 1999.

The Sheik  RC 54081
by E.M. Hull
read by Susan McInerney
2 cassettes
Influential early-twentieth-century popular romance. When
Englishwoman Diana Mayo recklessly embarks on a desert outing,
she is kidnapped by Sheik Ahmed Ben Hassan, ravished, and held
hostage in his camp. But over time Diana falls in love with the
handsome ruler. Some violence and some strong language. 1921.

Sons of the Sheik  RC 54891
by E.M. Hull
read by Susan McInerney
3 cassettes
In this sequel to The Sheik (RC 54081), Ahmed Ben Hassan and his
wife, Diana, eagerly await the arrival of their English-reared
son, Caryll. Meanwhile, son Ahmed falls in love with a young
Moorish girl. Cultural differences divide the family. Some
violence and some strong language. 1925.

Sword of Honour: Richard Bolitho Novels, Volume 23  RC 52774
by Alexander Kent
read by Jim Zeiger
2 cassettes
1814. Napoleon is finally defeated and exiled. Captain Adam
Bolitho remains in Canada guarding the shipping routes against
American raiders. Sir Richard is sent to Malta where his
mistress, Lady Catherine, visits him. But the skirmishes still
continue. Sequel to Cross of St. George (RC 52773). 1998.

Thunderhead  RC 55183
by Mary O'Hara
read by Jack Fox
3 cassettes (Reissue)
Ken McLaughlin is determined that Flicka's first foal will become
a great racehorse. But the ugly white colt, a throwback to an
albino grandsire, does not meet Ken's expectations. Sequel to My
Friend Flicka (RC 26642). For junior and senior high and older
readers. 1943.

True History of the Kelly Gang  RC 53638
by Peter Carey
read by Graeme Malcolm
2 cassettes
Australia, 1880; Ned Kelly is hanged for a series of crimes.
Before his execution, Kelly writes letters to his daughter
describing his life. Recalls how his mother apprenticed him to a
highwayman and how, at age fourteen, he robbed rich Englishmen
who despised the Irish. Strong language and some violence.
Bestseller 2000.

Trustee from the Tool Room  RC 54090
by Nevil Shute
read by David Cutler
2 cassettes
Keith Stewart leads a simple life in London making mechanical
models and writing for a hobby magazine. While he is temporarily
caring for his niece, her parents are shipwrecked off South
America, carrying a fortune in diamonds to the bottom. Keith
heads off to recover the girl's inheritance and finds adventure.
1960.

24 Hours  RC 52439
by Margaret Mahy
read by Bruce Nelson
1 cassette
When New Zealander Ellis returns to spend the summer before
college at home, he runs into an old delinquent school chum.
During the next twenty-four hours Ellis shaves his head, gets a
tattoo, falls in love, and rescues a kidnapped baby. Some strong
language. For senior high readers. 2000.

Under the Andes  RC 54930
by Rex Stout
read by Chuck Benson
2 cassettes (Reissue)
Early novel by the author, first published in the All-Story
Magazine in 1914. Temptress Desir‚e Le Mire and brothers Paul and
Harry Lamar search for lost treasure in a mysterious cave. They
encounter Incas who have been deformed by living underground.
Introduction by John McAleer. 1914.

Blindness and Physical Handicaps

Of Sound Mind  RC 53735
by Jean Ferris
read by Erik Sandvold
1 cassette
High school senior Theo, who interprets spoken English into sign
language for his domineering mother, resents her monopoly of his
time. With the support and encouragement of Ivy, whose father is
deaf, Theo acknowledges the need to develop his own talents. For
junior and senior high readers. 2001.

Phantom Waltz  RC 53982
by Catherine Anderson
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
3 cassettes
Rancher Ryan Kendrick of Oregon falls in love with paraplegic
Bethany Coulter. Bethany was injured during a barrel-racing
contest eight years ago and resists romance. But Ryan puts aside
all of her obstacles and continues pursuing her. Explicit
descriptions of sex and some strong language. 2001.

The Postcard  RC 54201
by Beverly Lewis
read by Mitzi Friedlander
2 cassettes
Mennonite widow Rachel Yoder, hysterically blind after witnessing
her son and husband killed in a buggy accident, lives and works
at her Amish parents' bed-and-breakfast along with her young
daughter. There she meets writer Philip Bradley, who uncovers
family secrets when he finds a love letter in an antique desk.
1999.

Rebound  RC 54241
by Eric Walters
read by Gregory Gorton
1 cassette
On the first day of eighth grade Sean gets into a fight with
David, a new kid in a wheelchair. The two gradually become
buddies because of their mutual love of basketball and a growing
interest in girls. For junior and senior high readers. 2000.

When I Fall in Love  RC 54088
by Iris Rainer Dart
read by Margaret Strom
2 cassettes
Life is good for Lily Benjamin. She is mother to a wonderful
teenager, Bryan; has a great job as a comedy writer; and is
engaged to a respected doctor. Then Bryan is shot and paralyzed,
and Lily learns to listen to her heart. Some strong language.
1999.

Classics

Across the River and into the Trees  RC 53810
by Ernest Hemingway
read by Alec Volz
2 cassettes (Reissue)
In Hemingway's final novel, set in Venice near the end of World
War II, an aging and battle-scarred American colonel finds a
renewed spirit for life when he falls in love with a young
Italian countess. Some strong language. 1950.

All Quiet on the Western Front  RC 54896
by Erich Maria Remarque
read by Mark Ashby
2 cassettes (Reissue)
Classic World War I novel depicting the horrors and futility of
armed conflict. Nineteen-year-old German private Paul Baumer
relates the daily routine of ordinary soldiers in the trenches
and tells how warfare affected him and his three classmates.
Portrays young men who may have escaped bullets but were
destroyed by their combat experience. 1929.

Around the World in Eighty Days  RC 53171
by Jules Verne
read by John Lescault
2 cassettes (Reissue)
London, 1872. Well-to-do, eccentric Phileas Fogg is certain that
he can travel around the world in eighty days. He's so sure that
he's wagered half of his fortune and set off on the grand
adventure with his servant, Passepartout. Includes a 1988
afterword. For senior high and older readers. 1873.

The Complete Tales of Washington Irving  RC 51748
by Washington Irving
read by Peter Gil
7 cassettes (Reissue)
Sixty-one short stories by the prolific New Yorker Washington
Irving (1783-1859), best known for "Rip Van Winkle" and "The
Legend of Sleepy Hollow." The volume contains satires, ghost
stories, and fables, many of them set in New York City and the
Hudson Valley in the early days of Dutch settlement. Introduction
by Charles Neider. 1975.

The Death of Ivan Ilyich; The Cossacks; Happy Ever After  RC
54364
by Leo Tolstoy
read by Annie Wauters
3 cassettes
Three stories by Russian author Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910). The
Death of Ivan Ilyich is the classic novella of a dying man's
reflections on a life he comes to believe may have been wasted in
materialistic pursuits. The other two tales are largely
autobiographical. 1960.

Le Grand Meaulnes  RC 54705
by Alain-Fournier
read by Fred Major
2 cassettes
A tale of friendship, adventure, and romanticism recounted by
Fran‡ois Seurel, whose father runs a French village school where
seventeen-year-old Augustin Meaulnes comes to board. Variously
translated as The Lost Domain and The Wanderer. 1912.

The House of the Seven Gables  RC 53471
by Nathaniel Hawthorne
read by Frank Coffee
3 cassettes (Reissue)
Hawthorne's classic tale of the dark legacy of America's Puritan
past. In colonial times, devious Colonel Pyncheon obtained the
land for his mansion in Salem, Massachusetts, by falsely accusing
the owner, Matthew Maule, of witchcraft. Maule's curse vexes
generations of the Pyncheon family, until love intervenes. 1851.

The Man in the Iron Mask  RC 53705
by Alexandre Dumas
read by Steven Carpenter
5 cassettes (Reissue)
In this sequel to The Three Musketeers (RC 20185), the
seventeenth-century stalwarts--older but still dashing--become
involved in a conspiracy to substitute a prisoner for his royal
twin brother, Louis XIV. First published in 1848-1850 in France.
Introduction by David Coward. 1991.

The Moon Is Down  RC 53392
by John Steinbeck
read by Bill Wallace
1 cassette (Reissue)
Steinbeck's tale describes life in an anonymous, peace-loving
European village after it is invaded by the Germans in World War
II. Although the population includes traitors and collaborators,
the patriots prevail by destroying the enemy's morale. 1942.

The Naked and the Dead  RC 53839
by Norman Mailer
read by Bruce Huntey
5 cassettes (Reissue)
Classic novel of World War II. An American infantry platoon
invades the Japanese-held island of Anopopei. Mailer explores the
soldiers' behavior and emotions under the extreme stress of
jungle warfare. Strong language and some violence. 1948.

The Tale of Genji  RC 53582
by Murasaki Shikibu
read by Gordon Gould
12 cassettes in 2 containers
Classic eleventh-century tale of the loves and adventures of
Genji, the Shining Prince--the quintessence of medieval Japanese
courtly distinction. The meticulously detailed setting recreates
imperial protocol, court intrigues, festivals, and privileged
artistic refinements. Royall Tyler's 2001 translation is the
novel's third rendering in English. 2001.

Tortilla Flat  RC 54076
by John Steinbeck
read by Steven Carpenter
2 cassettes (Reissue)
Danny returns from World War I to discover he has inherited two
houses in Monterey, California. He promptly invites all his
friends--local denizens of mixed Spanish, Indian, Mexican, and
Anglo extraction--to move in. They are a group of generally
amoral idlers, with soft hearts and no scruples, who resist
honest toil. 1935.

Contemporary

The Case of Dr. Sachs  RC 53690
by Martin Winckler
read by Corrie James
3 cassettes
A rural French physician's dedication to the Hippocratic oath,
his prevailing kindness to humanity, and his disgruntlement with
medical bureaucracy are revealed through vignettes of his
interactions with patients, friends, and medical associates. Some
descriptions of sex and some strong language. Prix du Livre
Inter. 2000.

Love, Etc.  RC 53948
by Julian Barnes
read by David Cutler
2 cassettes
Ten years after Talking It Over (RC 34498), Gillian, married to
Oliver and mother of two, debates the role of love in her life as
Stuart, her first husband and Oliver's former best friend, moves
back into their lives. Explicit descriptions of sex and strong
language. 2000.

Tropisms  RC 53730
by Nathalie Sarraute
read by Gabriella Cavallero
1 cassette
A series of "movements"--lean, disembodied vignettes--captured in
words by the experimental twentieth-century French writer of the
"new novel." Sarraute claims that this first book of prose poems
contains in germinal form all the raw material she continued to
develop in later works. Translated from the 1957 French edition.
1963.

Family

Angle of Repose  RC 54215
by Wallace Stegner
read by Roy Avers
4 cassettes (Reissue)
Historian Lyman Ward, immobilized by illness and deserted by his
wife, has retired to his ancestral California cabin to research
his family's past. The loveless marriage of his grandparents--a
cultivated eastern artist and a pragmatic mining engineer--
mirrors the troubled expansion of the American West. Some strong
language. Pulitzer Prize. 1971.

Ben, in the World: The Sequel to The Fifth Child  RC 52749
by Doris Lessing
read by Laura Giannarelli
2 cassettes
Ben, from The Fifth Child (RC 27891), looks much older than his
eighteen years because of his Neanderthal appearance. He has left
the Lovatt family to find his place in society, but people are
cruel and take advantage of his good nature. Some descriptions of
sex, some violence, and some strong language. 2000.

Blue Shoe  RC 55100
by Anne Lamott
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
2 cassettes
Mattie divorces her cheating husband and moves back home. While
coping with her ailing mother and two children, she falls for her
married pest exterminator. Simultaneously Mattie investigates her
father's adulterous past--and relies on prayer. Some descriptions
of sex and some strong language. Bestseller 2002.

Brideshead Revisited  RC 53981
by Evelyn Waugh
read by John Horton
3 cassettes (Reissue)
Waugh's classic exploration of faith, tradition, and moral values
in a rapidly changing Britain. Charles Ryder narrates the story
of an aristocratic English Catholic family between the First and
Second World Wars. Charles first meets alcoholic Sebastian Flyte
at Oxford and later falls in love with his married sister, Julia.
1944.

Chains around the Grass  RC 54765
by Naomi Ragen
read by Suzanne Toren
2 cassettes
New York City, 1950s. Ruth Markowitz struggles to survive after
the unexpected death of her husband, David, who had just lost
their life savings in an investment scheme. She is left bereft
with three children in a dangerous housing project. From the
author of Jephte's Daughter (RC 45473). 2002.

The Devil and Mary Ann  RC 53523
by Catherine Cookson
read by Anne Flosnik
2 cassettes (Reissue)
To secure a job for her father on her benefactor's farm, nine-
year-old Mary Ann Shaughnessy goes to boarding school. Once there
she encounters loneliness, acquires enemies, and receives
tearstained letters from her brother hinting that their father is
having an affair. Sequel to The Lord and Mary Ann (RC 53522).
1958.

Dream Country  RC 54048
by Luanne Rice
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
3 cassettes
Daisy Tucker flies to Wyoming to find her runaway sixteen-year-
old daughter, Sage, whom she suspects will show up at her
father's ranch. Once there, Daisy and her ex-husband, James,
begin to reclaim the love they lost after Sage's twin brother,
Jake, disappeared at age three. Explicit descriptions of sex and
some strong language. Bestseller 2001.

Everyday People  RC 53375
by Stewart O'Nan
read by Chuck Benson
2 cassettes
Interconnected vignettes about an African American family whose
Pittsburgh neighborhood is threatened by a new freeway. Chris is
in a wheelchair after an accident, ex-con Eugene is a born-again
Christian, and father Harold conceals his bisexuality while his
wife wonders where their love went. Explicit descriptions of sex,
violence, and strong language. 2001.

Everything Is Illuminated  RC 54448
by Jonathan Safran Foer
read by Jim Zeiger
3 cassettes
A young Jewish American--with the same name as the author and a
faded photograph in hand--travels to the Ukraine searching for
the woman who may have saved his grandfather from the Nazis. His
adventures are enhanced by local guides. Some descriptions of sex
and some strong language. Bestseller 2002.

The Fountain Overflows  RC 54605
by Rebecca West
read by Jill Ferris
4 cassettes (Reissue)
London, early 1900s. In this tale of eccentricity in an artistic
family, the father is a writer and failing provider for his
family. The mother, a former pianist, insists that music play an
integral part in her children's lives, even though one of them
proves not to be gifted. 1956.

A Grand Man  RC 53521
by Catherine Cookson
read by Anne Flosnik
1 cassette (Reissue)
Eight-year-old Mary Ann Shaughnessy's father is the man she
adores although he drinks too much. Her faith in him is finally
justified when, with help, he finds work on the land instead of
England's Tyne River docks. Prequel to The Lord and Mary Ann (RC
53522). 1954.

A Group of One  RC 53406
by Rachna Gilmore
read by Kristin Allison
1 cassette
Fifteen-year-old Tara Mehta's life is turned upside down when her
grandmother visits from India. Naniji disapproves of the family's
Canadian lifestyle and feminist mother. But Tara also learns of
her heritage and Naniji's involvement in Gandhi's peace movement.
Some strong language. For junior and senior high readers. 2001.

Her Father's House  RC 54822
by Belva Plain
read by Jill Ferris
3 cassettes
New York, 1968. Brilliant young lawyer Donald Wolfe marries
Lillian Morris in the heat of infatuation. Their marriage fails,
and Donald promises to provide for the child Lillian is
expecting. But he doesn't realize this will mean kidnapping his
daughter and creating a new life for them in rural Georgia.
Bestseller 2002.

Hunts in Dreams  RC 53703
by Tom Drury
read by Michael Russotto
2 cassettes
In this sequel to The End of Vandalism (RC 39024), Tiny Darling,
now called Charles, is married to Joan, a former actress working
for animal rights. They live with their son, Micah, and Joan's
teenage daughter, Lyris. Each has problems, and Joan decides to
leave until spring. Some strong language. 2000.

In Spite of Killer Bees  RC 54734
by Julie Johnston
read by Jill Fox
2 cassettes
The three unconventional Quade sisters move to their disgraced,
late father's hometown in Ontario after they inherit their
grandfather's house--and an eccentric aunt. Fourteen-year-old
Aggie wants to stay while Helen and Jeannie, being older, do not.
If they leave, however, they lose their inheritance. For senior
high readers. 2001.

Kentucky Heat  RC 54432
by Fern Michaels
read by Mitzi Friedlander
3 cassettes
Nealy Diamond Clay is now widowed but continues running her
successful thoroughbred farm. When her adult children, Emmie and
Nick, disappoint her, she disowns them. Her late husband's
partner, Hatch Littletree, helps her to uncover her past and to
heal emotionally. Sequel to Kentucky Rich (RC 54431). Some strong
language. 2002.

Kentucky Rich  RC 54431
by Fern Michaels
read by Mitzi Friedlander
2 cassettes
Nealy Coleman's brutal father forces her and her illegitimate
child out of the house. She is adopted by the Diamonds, owners of
a thoroughbred farm in Kentucky. Nealy becomes wealthy and
successful over the decades and returns to her father's deathbed
to confront him about the past. Some strong language. 2001.

Life and Mary Ann  RC 53525
by Catherine Cookson
read by Anne Flosnik
2 cassettes (Reissue)
At seventeen Mary Ann Shaughnessy still loves her childhood
sweetheart, Corny Boyle. He goes to America, however, apparently
leaving the field wide open for Tony, the grandson of Mary Ann's
benefactor. Sequel to Love and Mary Ann (RC 53524). 1962.

Like Gold Refined: A Prairie Legacy, Volume 4  RC 51897
by Janette Oke
read by Laura Giannarelli
2 cassettes
In this sequel to A Quiet Strength (RC 49959), Virginia and
Jonathan now have three children, in addition to Jenny's
daughter, Mindy. But changes are on the way, and Virginia must
accept that her grandparents can no longer live alone.
Unexpectedly Jenny wants Mindy back. For senior high and older
readers. 2000.

The Lord and Mary Ann  RC 53522
by Catherine Cookson
read by Anne Flosnik
2 cassettes (Reissue)
Plucky nine-year-old Mary Ann Shaughnessy assumes responsibility
for keeping her father from drinking when the family moves to a
small farm and he accepts a job as a farmhand for a cranky old
man. Sequel to A Grand Man (RC 53521). 1956.

Love and Mary Ann  RC 53524
by Catherine Cookson
read by Anne Flosnik
2 cassettes (Reissue)
Mary Ann Shaughnessy, an irrepressible English country lass with
three years of boarding school behind her, begins to discover the
mystery, wonder, and woes of love. Sequel to The Devil and Mary
Ann (RC 53523). 1961.

The Mallen Lot  RC 53977
by Catherine Cookson
read by Patricia Kilgarriff
2 cassettes (Reissue)
In this sequel to The Mallen Girl (RC 51110), Barbara Bensham has
an illicit affair with her first love while her triplet sons--now
young adults--also find romance. Some strong language. 1974.

The Mallen Streak  RC 53886
by Catherine Cookson
read by Patricia Kilgarriff
2 cassettes (Reissue)
Thomas Mallen built a manor in the English Midlands in 1767. Each
of his many sons, sired in and out of marriage over the years,
inherited a white streak in the hair. In 1851 financial
recklessness brings ruin to the family. Followed by The Mallen
Girl (RC 51110). Some strong language. 1973.

Mama Flora's Family  RC 54754
by Alex Haley and David Stevens
read by Colleen Delany
3 cassettes
A three-generation saga of Flora Palmer and her family. Born in
Mississippi, she moves to Tennessee, marries a sharecropper, and
raises her son and a niece. Years later, the children's offspring
include social activists, Black Muslims, respected professionals,
and a few with serious problems. All share a common respect for
their matriarch. Some violence. 1998.

Marriage and Mary Ann  RC 53526
by Catherine Cookson
read by Anne Flosnik
1 cassette (Reissue)
Mary Ann Shaughnessy, the irrepressible child of Tyneside, is to
marry Corny Boyle, her childhood sweetheart, in five weeks.
Everything should be lovely, but few things in life go smoothly
for the tempestuous Shaughnessy family. Sequel to Life and Mary
Ann (RC 53525). 1964.

Mary Ann and Bill  RC 53528
by Catherine Cookson
read by Anne Flosnik
2 cassettes (Reissue)
The concluding story about the indomitable Mary Ann Shaughnessy
of Tyneside, now a proper wife and mother of scrappy twins. But
she must yet face the new terror of a puppy, a husband still
susceptible to temptation, and growing pains with the children.
Sequel to Mary Ann's Angels (RC 53527). 1967.

Mary Ann's Angels  RC 53527
by Catherine Cookson
read by Anne Flosnik
2 cassettes (Reissue)
Eight years have passed since Mary Ann Shaughnessy married her
childhood sweetheart, Corny Boyle, and they are the proud but
bewildered parents of six-year-old twins. Real trouble lies ahead
for the family as the two disagree on how to handle the unruly
children. Sequel to Marriage and Mary Ann (RC 53526). 1965.

Mrs. Fytton's Country Life  RC 54283
by Mavis Cheek
read by Patricia Kilgarriff
3 cassettes
Angela Fytton, superwife, mother, and businesswoman, moves to the
country after her husband, Ian, dumps her for a younger woman.
Hoping to break up Ian's new marriage and win him back, Angela
also leaves their two unruly teenagers with the newlyweds. Some
strong language. 2000.

Odd Girl Out  RC 53604
by Elizabeth Jane Howard
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
2 cassettes (Reissue)
Anne and Edmund Cornhill, a happily married British couple,
suddenly find their lives in havoc when Arabella, a young and
beautiful distant relative of Edmund's, comes to stay with them.
Some strong language. 1972.

Of Sound Mind  RC 53735
by Jean Ferris
read by Erik Sandvold
1 cassette
High school senior Theo, who interprets spoken English into sign
language for his domineering mother, resents her monopoly of his
time. With the support and encouragement of Ivy, whose father is
deaf, Theo acknowledges the need to develop his own talents. For
junior and senior high readers. 2001.

Peace like a River  RC 54212
by Leif Enger
read by Bruce Huntey
2 cassettes
In early 1960s Minnesota, Davy, seventeen, takes flight from the
law after he kills two thugs who assaulted his girlfriend and
menaced his nine-year-old sister. His miracle-worker father,
poetry-writing sister Swede, and eleven-year-old Reuben, who
tells the tale, set out across the Great Plains to find the boy.
2001.

The Peppered Moth  RC 53188
by Margaret Drabble
read by Gillian Green
3 cassettes
A family saga about three generations of women explores the
impact of genetics and environment on humanity. Bessie Bawtry,
born in the South Yorkshire coalfields during the early twentieth
century, makes her way to Cambridge University. Her daughter,
Chrissie, and granddaughter, Faro, inherit her intellectual
mantle. Some strong language. 2001.

Portrait in Sepia  RC 53300
by Isabel Allende
read by Gabriella Cavallero
3 cassettes
Eliza Sommers's granddaughter, Aurora del Valle, continues the
generational saga begun in Daughter of Fortune (RC 48869). Aurora
recounts the scandal surrounding her birth in San Francisco's
Chinatown, her upbringing by paternal grandmother Paulina del
Valle, her return to Chile, and her marriage to Diego Dom¡nguez.
Some explicit descriptions of sex. Bestseller 2001.

The Restless Sex  RC 54518
by Robert W. Chambers
read by Janis Gray
3 cassettes
New York City, early 1900s. Lonely after his wife's death,
wealthy John Cleland lives for his only son, a teenager away at
prep school. After reading of an abused girl in the paper,
Cleland is moved to adopt the orphan. Her ancestry surfaces to
disrupt the happy threesome. 1918.

Shayla's Double Brown Baby Blues  RC 53980
by Lori Aurelia Williams
read by Gail Nelson
2 cassettes
Continues Shayla's story begun in When Kambia Elaine Flew in from
Neptune (RC 52125). Shayla is thirteen, still sorting out her
feelings about her undependable father. Now she has to learn the
difficulty of supporting her problematic friends, Kambia and
Lemm. Some strong language. For senior high and older readers.
2001.

The Sound of One Hand Clapping  RC 53674
by Richard Flanagan
read by Celeste Lawson
2 cassettes
Tasmania. A story that alternates between the 1950s and 1960s and
the 1980s and 1990s, in which Sonja Buloh relates events
following her mother's disappearance in 1954. Sonja describes her
struggles to find peace with her abusive, drunken, Slovenian
immigrant father. Strong language. 1997.

A Step from Heaven  RC 53115
by An Na
read by Celeste Lawson
1 cassette
Young Ju and her parents move to California from Korea when she
is small. They struggle with a strange language and culture, but
Young Ju becomes a top student. Over the years her father becomes
more and more abusive. Some strong language. For senior high
readers. 2001.

Stranger in Paradise: A Carson Springs Novel, Book 1  RC 54224
by Eileen Goudge
read by Mitzi Friedlander
3 cassettes
In picturesque Carson Springs, California, forty-eight-year-old
widow Samantha Kiley has a passionate affair with Ian Carpenter,
son of her daughter's new husband. While struggling with family
disapproval, Sam learns she is pregnant. Added to the fray are a
runaway and a murderer. Some explicit descriptions of sex and
some strong language. 2001.

Swift as Desire  RC 54598
by Laura Esquivel
read by Gabriella Cavallero
1 cassette
As her father, J£bilo, lies on his deathbed, Lluvia tries to
unravel the secret behind his estrangement from her mother,
Lucha. This is the tale of J£bilo's career as a telegraph
operator in Mexico and his gift for communication with everyone
except his wife. Some descriptions of sex and some strong
language. 2001.

This Bitter Earth  RC 54563
by Bernice L. McFadden
read by Michele Schaeffer
2 cassettes
In 1955, African American Sugar Lacey returns to Short Junction,
Arkansas, to the home of the women who raised her. Dredging up
the past proves dangerous as Sugar learns the truth about her
parents and a family curse. Sequel to Sugar (RC 53355). Strong
language and some violence. 2002.

This Rock  RC 54679
by Robert Morgan
read by Michele Schaeffer
2 cassettes
1920s Appalachia. Muir is the favored, ambitious brother; Moody
is the older, wilder of the two. Conflicts arise as Moody grows
dangerously rebellious while Muir devotes himself to a spiritual
vocation. Ginny, their mother, fears for the future of both boys
as she grieves for her dead husband. 2001.

Tribute to Another Dead Rock Star  RC 52330
by Randy Powell
read by Phil Regensdorf
1 cassette
Fifteen-year-old Grady returns to Seattle for a rock concert
honoring his late mother, a heavy-metal icon. Grady needs a new
place to live but thinks his mentally disabled half-brother
Louie's large Christian family won't accept him. Some strong
language. For junior and senior high readers. 1999.

Tumbling  RC 52753
by Diane McKinney-Whetstone
read by Tracy Mickens-Hundley
3 cassettes
African Americans Herbie and Noon move to Philadelphia from the
south in the 1940s and enjoy a good life, except for a sexless
marriage. They adopt abandoned newborn Fannie and, later, five-
year-old Liz, and create a family with both problems and
pleasures. Some strong language. 1996.

The Yokota Officers Club  RC 54726
by Sarah Bird
read by Jill Fox
3 cassettes
Okinawa, 1960s. Hippie Bernadette Root returns to her large,
nomadic, air force family after a year stateside at college. She
wins a dance contest that allows her to perform on tour
throughout Japan, during which she looks up her family's former
maid and discovers past secrets. Strong language. 2001.

Fantasy

Acorna's People  RC 54142
by Anne McCaffrey and Elizabeth Ann Scarborough
read by Kristin Allison
2 cassettes
Arriving home, Acorna is welcomed by the telepathic Linyaari
people. Unaccustomed to their ways, Acorna has much to learn. She
still faces more danger before she can enjoy her newfound world.
Sequel to Acorna's Quest (RC 54141). For senior high and older
readers. 1999.

Acorna's Quest  RC 54141
by Anne McCaffrey and Margaret Ball
read by Kristin Allison
2 cassettes
In this sequel to Acorna: The Unicorn Girl (RC 45684), Acorna
wants to find her own people. Accompanied by Calum, one of her
original rescuers, she encounters many space adventures while
searching for her home planet. For senior high and older readers.
1998.

American Front: The Great War, Book 1  RC 53761
by Harry Turtledove
read by Fred Major
5 cassettes
In this alternative history of World War I, President Theodore
Roosevelt and the United States join Germany, while President
Woodrow Wilson and the Confederate States of America back France
and England. The war is fought in trenches on American soil.
Violence and strong language. 1998.

Antrax: The Voyage of the Jerle Shannara, Book 2  RC 53482
by Terry Brooks
read by Gary Tipton
3 cassettes
Druid Walker Boh, his companions, and Ilse Witch's brother travel
to Castledown in a desperate race to find the ancient magic
Antrax before it falls into the hands of Ilse Witch. But there is
an unseen enemy stalking them. Sequel to Ilse Witch (RC 51015).
Some violence. 2001.

The Arms of Hercules: Book of the Gods, Volume 3  RC 53925
by Fred Saberhagen
read by Erik Sandvold
3 cassettes
Hercules recounts his own story: how he learns of his true
parentage, accounting for his magical strength, and how his
combat with various monsters leads him to the ultimate challenge.
Sequel to Ariadne's Web (RC 49938). For senior high and older
readers. 2000.

Ascendance: The Second Demonwars Saga, Book 1  RC 53545
by R.A. Salvatore
read by Michael Scherer
3 cassettes
Following Mortalis (RC 52556), Jilseponie "Pony" Wyndon, the
outlaw hero of the Demon War, is considering marriage to King
Danube. Unbeknownst to Pony, elves are raising her son Aydrian,
who she believes is dead. He grows up--hungering for fame and
revenge. Some violence. 2001.

Blood and Iron: American Empire, Book 1  RC 54046
by Harry Turtledove
read by John Polk
5 cassettes
First of an alternate history trilogy. This post-WWI story posits
that the Confederacy won the Civil War, that Europe fell to
Germany, and that Upton Sinclair and the Socialist Party oppose
Teddy Roosevelt in the 1920 election. Veterans must find their
place in a postwar world plagued by racial and political strife.
Strong language. 2001.

Breakthroughs: The Great War, Book 3  RC 54700
by Harry Turtledove
read by Fred Major
4 cassettes
Third volume of Turtledove's alternative history of World War I.
The U.S. is at war on two fronts in 1917: with the Confederate
States and with the British. A punishing peace treaty with the
defeated Confederacy promises future conflict. Sequel to Walk in
Hell (RC 53762). Violence and strong language. 2000.

Brightly Burning  RC 54532
by Mercedes Lackey
read by Madelyn Buzzard
3 cassettes
Lavan Chitword, a youth with special gifts, emerges as Valdemar
faces war with its powerful enemy, Karse. Lavan's trainers are
daunted by his fire-starting abilities, but Companion Kalira sees
potential. Lavan becomes Firestorm, the most notorious Herald of
all. Companion to the Heralds of Valdemar series. 2000.

Brotherhood of the Wolf  RC 52922
by David Farland
read by Richard Hauenstein
4 cassettes
Raj Ahten seeks to crush Earth King Gaborn by attacking far-flung
cities and fortresses. Giant, inhuman reavers swarm out of the
north as both armies weaken in battle. But Gaborn and Ahten must
join forces to defeat the monsters. Sequel to The Runelords: The
Sum of All Men (RC 52921). Some strong language. 1999.

The Center Cannot Hold: American Empire, Book 2  RC 54441
by Harry Turtledove
read by John Polk
5 cassettes
Sequel to Blood and Iron (RC 54046) continues Turtledove's
alternate history of North America. In the 1920s, Jake
Featherston works to rebuild the Confederate States of America.
Socialists gain power in the adjoining United States, as unrest
plagues occupied Canada and civil war consumes Mexico. And a new
enemy attacks. Strong language. 2002.

The Child of the Holy Grail: Guenevere, Volume 3  RC 53708
by Rosalind Miles
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
3 cassettes
This sequel to The Knight of the Sacred Lake (RC 53707) completes
the Guenevere trilogy. Encompasses the quest for the Holy Grail
and the fall of Camelot, while Guenevere endures and rises to
fulfill her destiny. Some descriptions of sex. 2001.

Child of the Prophecy: The Sevenwaters Trilogy, Book 3  RC 54055
by Juliet Marillier
read by Gabriella Cavallero
4 cassettes
Sequel to Son of the Shadows (RC 53288). Final book of the
Sevenwaters Trilogy. Fainne, devoted daughter of Niamh of the
Sevenwaters clan of Ireland, faces the prophecy of her lineage.
To end her father's torture, she must endure the tests of sorcery
devised by her evil grandmother. 2002.

The Conan Chronicles: Conan the Invincible; Conan the Defender;
Conan the Unconquered  RC 53758
by Robert Jordan
read by John Polk
4 cassettes
Contains three full-length tales of Conan the Cimmerian. In Conan
the Invincible, the young Conan confronts the dreaded Eater of
Souls. In Conan the Defender, he challenges the menace known as
Simulacrum of Albanus. And in Conan the Unconquered, he defies
the power of the Cult of Doom. Violence. 1995.

Conan the Usurper  RC 53757
by Robert E. Howard and L. Sprague de Camp
read by John Polk
2 cassettes
Four tales that include some of Conan's fiercest battles: "The
Treasure of Tranicos"; "Wolves beyond the Border," which was
never before published; "The Phoenix on the Sword"; and "The
Secret Citadel." Follows Conan the Warrior (RC 22180). Some
violence and some strong language. 1967.

Destiny: Child of the Sky  RC 54070
by Elizabeth Haydon
read by Erin Jones
5 cassettes
Rhapsody continues her alliance with Achmed and Grunthor in the
trilogy's final installment. After finishing off the sinister
Rakshas in the previous volume, Prophecy: Child of Earth (RC
54069), Rhapsody and Achmed hunt for the children of the ultimate
demon, F'dor. Meridion, master of the Time Editor, reveals his
true role. 2001.

The Dragon Queen: The Tales of Guinevere, Volume 1  RC 53659
by Alice Borchardt
read by Ann Hodapp
4 cassettes
A recasting of the Arthurian legend focusing on Guinevere's
adventures before she comes to Camelot. Guinevere's powers enable
her to communicate with wolves and dragons. But she needs all the
forces she can muster to foil the evil Druid Merlin who seeks her
downfall. 2001.

Dragons of a Fallen Sun: The War of Souls, Volume 1  RC 54880
by Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman
read by Jamie Horton
4 cassettes
In this trilogy that follows Dragons of Summer Flame (RC 41425),
many still remember the Chaos War. Now, for the heart and soul of
the world itself, a new war begins. It will be guided by Mina, a
mystic young woman who arrives out of a violent, magical storm.
2000.

The Eyre Affair  RC 54764
by Jasper Fforde
read by Yolande Bavan
3 cassettes
In an alternate 1985 England, literature is a mass obsession,
time travel is commonplace, and literary characters can be
killed. When Jane Eyre is kidnapped, literary detective Thursday
Next vows to rescue her. But Thursday may find herself trapped
forever inside the pages of the classic novel from which Jane has
been abducted. 2001.

The Fiery Cross  RC 53366
by Diana Gabaldon
read by Barbara Caruso
10 cassettes in 2 containers
North Carolina, 1771. The Revolution looms as Jamie Fraser and
his time-traveling wife, Claire, plan for daughter Brianna's
marriage. Also Jamie must choose between his oath to the Crown
and the independence struggle. Sequel to Drums of Autumn (RC
43320). Descriptions of sex, strong language, and some violence.
Bestseller 2001.

The Fire Dragon: The Dragon Mage, Book 3  RC 54761
by Katharine Kerr
read by Kristin Allison
3 cassettes
In the year 850, Prince Maryn prepares to assume the throne. The
ill-fated love affair between the prince and the magical Lilli
comes to an end. Raena and Rhodry continue their rivalry two
centuries later. Sequel to The Black Raven (RC 50968). 2001.

Fool's Errand: The Tawny Man, Book 1  RC 54033
by Robin Hobb
read by Jack Fox
5 cassettes
In the first volume of a trilogy, thirty-five-year-old
FitzChivalry Farseer leaves his semiretired seclusion to confront
the two magics that divide him and the kingdom. The disappearance
of young Prince Dutiful galvanizes Fitz into a quest requiring
all his skills. 2002.

For All Time  RC 53476
by Caroline B. Cooney
read by Jill Fox
1 cassette
In this sequel to Prisoner of Time (RC 47098), Annie Lockwood
attempts to travel back to an 1899 Egyptian archaeological dig
where her true love is working. However, she ends up in antiquity
when the pyramids are being built. For junior and senior high
readers. 2001.

Forests of the Heart  RC 53951
by Charles De Lint
read by Mary Kane
3 cassettes
In her mid-twenties Bettina San Miguel leaves her desert homeland
for a northern art colony. There the presence of los lobos draws
her into the mythic world of the past, where Celtic spirits
followed Irish immigrants and met the resident Indian and Mexican
spiritual forces. 2000.

Fortress in the Eye of Time  RC 54145
by C.J. Cherryh
read by Michael Scherer
5 cassettes
Mauryl, an ancient wizard near death, has one last matter to
resolve. With his magical power, Mauryl creates a Shaping--a
youth named Tristen--to right the wrongs of a long-ago wizard
war. First in a fantasy quartet by Hugo Award-winning author.
Precedes Fortress of Eagles (RC 54146). 1995.

Fortress of Dragons  RC 54148
by C.J. Cherryh
read by Michael Scherer
3 cassettes
Fourth volume of the fantasy epic quartet about two friends--
Tristen, a wizard's Shaping, and Cefwyn, king of Ylesuin--follows
Fortress of Owls (RC 54147). As bitter winter winds blow, Tristen
and Cefwyn battle against forces threatening the kingdom's
stability and the line of succession to its throne. 2000.

Fortress of Eagles  RC 54146
by C.J. Cherryh
read by Michael Scherer
3 cassettes
Continues Tristen's tale begun in Fortress in the Eye of Time (RC
54145). Brought to life by a now deceased wizard, Tristen
discovers unexpected prowess in war while he serves the young
King Cefwyn, who dreams of a united and peaceful Ylesuin. 1998.

Fortress of Owls  RC 54147
by C.J. Cherryh
read by Michael Scherer
3 cassettes
In this sequel to Fortress of Eagles (RC 54146), Tristen's
mission continues as the wizard's creation learns human rules of
politics and war. Newly crowned King Cefwyn's troubles are far
from over as tensions in Ylesuin rise. The approaching conflict
has far-reaching implications for the two friends. 1999.

Freedom's Ransom  RC 54329
by Anne McCaffrey
read by Kristin Allison
2 cassettes
In this continuation of Freedom's Challenge (RC 47761), the
settlers on planet Botany must establish trade with other planets
to survive. Barevi has stockpiles of manufactured goods needed on
Botany, and coffee from Earth is the favored trade commodity.
Zainal plays a key role as he undertakes vital trade missions.
2002.

The Gates of Sleep  RC 54050
by Mercedes Lackey
read by Kristin Allison
3 cassettes
Cornwall, England. When Marina Rosewood was a baby, her parents
placed her under the care and tutelage of elemental magicians.
They took this sacrificial step to avoid the curse of her evil
Aunt Arachne. As Marina's fateful eighteenth birthday approached,
so did the threat of the deadly prophecy. 2002.

Guenevere: Queen of the Summer Country: Guenevere, Volume 1  RC
53706
by Rosalind Miles
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
4 cassettes
Queen Guenevere's perspective on the tale of Camelot. Guenevere's
marriage to Arthur creates Britain's greatest kingdom but other
forces and personalities are at work thwarting their love. Merlin
and Morgan manipulate Arthur, and Guenevere finds solace in
Lancelot. Followed by Knight of the Sacred Lake (RC 53707). Some
explicit descriptions of sex and some violence. 1998.

The Hand of Dinotopia  RC 55106
by Alan Dean Foster
read by Gregory Gorton
2 cassettes
In this sequel to Dinotopia Lost (RC 43486), Will, Sylvia, and
their protoceratops companion Chaz search for the legendary Hand
of Dinotopia--which will supposedly reveal a safe sea route to
and from the hidden island, where people and dinosaurs live
together peacefully. For junior and senior high readers. 1999.

The Highlander's Touch  RC 53836
by Karen Marie Moning
read by Mitzi Friedlander
2 cassettes
Lisa Stone, a twenty-first-century woman, is transported back to
fourteenth-century Scotland after she touches a rare museum
artifact. She meets the immortal laird Circenn Brodie, who has
pledged to kill the bearer of the flask. Brodie instead falls in
love with the beautiful stranger. Some explicit descriptions of
sex. 2000.

The Knight of the Sacred Lake: Guenevere, Volume 2  RC 53707
by Rosalind Miles
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
3 cassettes
In this sequel to Guenevere: Queen of the Summer Country (RC
53706), peace is restored to Guenevere's kingdom after years of
strife. But the goddess cult on the sacred isle of Avalon is
threatened. And Guenevere continues to betray Arthur by loving
Lancelot. Some descriptions of sex. 2000.

The Last Continent: A Discworld Novel  RC 54601
by Terry Pratchett
read by David Hartley-Margolin
2 cassettes
Rincewind--an inept and cowardly wizard--arrives in Fourecks,
distorting the space-time continuum. If the problem is unsolved,
the rainless world will dry up and blow away. But Rincewind
decides against correcting the error and flees. He encounters the
faculty of Unseen University, the Peach Butt, and the Meat Pie
Floater. 1998.

Lord Prestimion: The Majipoor Cycle  RC 54991
by Robert Silverberg
read by Nick Sullivan
4 cassettes
In this sequel to Sorcerers of Majipoor (RC 45856), Prestimion
has become ruler--the new coronal--of Majipoor after the turmoil
of a civil war so heartbreaking that a spell of oblivion was cast
on the planet. But how can Prestimion punish the guilty if no one
remembers the crime? 1999.

Mad Ship: The Liveship Traders, Book 2  RC 54150
by Robin Hobb
read by Roy Avers
6 cassettes
Continues the tale of the Vestrit clan and their liveship Vivacia
from Ship of Magic (RC 54149). The trading ship is under command
of the pirate king Kennit while Captain Haven and his son,
Wintrow, are hostages. Althea and her lover, Brashen, sail a "mad
ship" in pursuit. Some strong language. 1999.

Nebula Awards Showcase 2001: The Year's Best SF and Fantasy
Chosen by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America  RC
53263
edited by Robert Silverberg
read by Jill Fox
2 cassettes
Thirty-fifth anthology of the best works of science fiction and
fantasy writers. Includes Ted Chiang's novella Story of Your
Life, Mary A. Turzillo's novelette Mars Is No Place for Children,
Leslie What's short story "The Cost of Doing Business," and an
excerpt from Octavia E. Butler's novel Parable of the Talents (RC
48070). 2001.

Ombria in Shadow  RC 54915
by Patricia A. McKillip
read by Corrie James
2 cassettes
The death of the prince of Ombria forces a power struggle. The
prince named his young son as his successor, but his evil aunt
Domina Pearl becomes the boy's regent. The prince's former
mistress, the prince's nephew, and a sorceress join together to
fight the oncoming darkness. For senior high readers. 2002.

The Pillars of Creation: The Sword of Truth, Book 7  RC 53660
by Terry Goodkind
read by Nick Sullivan
4 cassettes
Jennsen Daggett, controlled by dark forces, seeks revenge against
Lord Richard Rahl for killing her mother. Meanwhile, Rahl and his
wife, Kahlan, must face their own demons in a strange and
desolate land. Sequel to Faith of the Fallen (RC 50941).
Violence. 2001.

Prophecy: Child of Earth  RC 54069
by Elizabeth Haydon
read by Erin Jones
5 cassettes
Comrades Rhapsody, Achmed, and Grunthor discover what has been
prophesied for them in this new world. Achmed and Grunthor search
for the hidden city of the Cymrians. Rhapsody and Ashe, her new
love, must find the dragon Elynsynos to save the Bolg. Sequel to
Rhapsody: Child of Blood (RC 54068). 2000.

Rhapsody: Child of Blood  RC 54068
by Elizabeth Haydon
read by Erin Jones
5 cassettes
1146, Third Age. Rhapsody, former prostitute, encounters Achmed
and Grunthor while escaping the ire of an ex-client. After the
trio journey through the center of Earth, transformed with
special powers, they arrive at their destination centuries into
the future. Followed by Prophecy: Child of Earth (RC 54069).
Descriptions of sex. 1999.

The Ring of Five Dragons: The Pearl Saga, Book 1  RC 53463
by Eric Van Lustbader
read by Gary Tipton
5 cassettes
The Kundalan people have been enslaved for a century by the
V'ornns. People pray that the goddess Miina will save them.
Fifteen-year-old twins Giyan and Bartta, novices to the goddess
and her sorcery, and Dar Sala-at, a V'ornn, help find the Pearl
to fulfill a prophecy. Some violence. 2001.

The Shadow of Ararat: The Oath of Empire, Book 1  RC 54684
by Thomas Harlan
read by Fred Major
5 cassettes
Combines fantasy with an alternate history of the epic war
between the Roman Empire and Persia in A.D. 600. Dwyrin, a
sorcery student in Upper Egypt; Ahmet, his teacher; Thyatis, a
female Roman centurion; and Maxian, a Roman sorcerer and the
emperor's younger brother, are the major characters. Followed by
The Gate of Fire (RC 54685). 1999.

Ship of Destiny: The Liveship Traders, Book 3  RC 54151
by Robin Hobb
read by Roy Avers
6 cassettes
In this seafaring fantasy saga that follows Mad Ship (RC 54150)
and concludes the trilogy, Althea and Brashen continue their
quest to recover the Vivacia. Their vessel, the mad ship Paragon,
becomes the key link in reestablishing vital connections. Some
descriptions of sex and some strong language. 2000.

Ship of Magic: The Liveship Traders, Book 1  RC 54149
by Robin Hobb
read by Roy Avers
6 cassettes
First of a fantasy trilogy involving sea serpents, pirates, and
wizardwood trading ships that "quicken" after the proper sequence
of events. The liveship Vivacia becomes the center of contention
between the dastardly Captain Kyle Haven and wrongly disinherited
Althea Vestrit. Some descriptions of sex, some violence, and some
strong language. 1998.

Son of the Shadows: The Sevenwaters Trilogy, Book 2  RC 53288
by Juliet Marillier
read by Gabriella Cavallero
4 cassettes
This sequel to Daughter of the Forest (RC 53155) continues the
saga of Sorcha, whose courage and love broke the magic spell that
turned her six brothers into swans. Now Sorcha's daughter Liadan
embarks on a journey to fulfill the destiny of the Sevenwaters
clan. Some descriptions of sex and some violence. Bestseller
2001.

A Sorcerer's Treason: Isavalta, Volume 1  RC 54461
by Sarah Zettel
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
4 cassettes
Wisconsin's Lake Superior shore, 1899. Bridget Lederle, the
tender of a lighthouse, foresees a shipwreck and then rescues its
victim, Valin Kalami. As lord sorcerer to the dowager empress of
Isavalta, he transports Bridget with her gift for visions to his
world in order to save his beleaguered monarch. 2002.

Sorcery Rising: Fool's Gold, Book 1  RC 54832
by Jude Fisher
read by MaryBeth Wise
4 cassettes
Young master knife-maker Katla Aransen has come to the Allfair
for the first time to sell her wares. She possesses a magical
affinity with nature, so the looming presence of Falla's Rock
leads her into the sacrilege of climbing it--which puts her life
in danger. Descriptions of sex. 2002.

Take a Thief: A Novel of Valdemar  RC 53301
by Mercedes Lackey
read by Madelyn Buzzard
3 cassettes
Relates the adventures of Skif, an orphaned pickpocket, who
attends the Heralds' Collegium and finally gains a companion when
he meets a magical horse named Cymry. Prequel to the Heralds of
Valdemar series. For junior and senior high and older readers.
2001.

Transcendence: The Second Demonwars Saga, Book 2  RC 55136
by R.A. Salvatore
read by Michael Scherer
4 cassettes
Brynn Dharielle and her trusted elven companion set out on a
mission to free her beloved homeland from tyrannical rule. They
face many dangers along the way, yet the knowledge they gain will
have great impact on the future of To-gai. Sequel to Ascendance
(RC 53545). Some violence. 2002.

Walk in Hell: The Great War, Book 2  RC 53762
by Harry Turtledove
read by Fred Major
5 cassettes
Alternative history of World War I. In the second year of the
conflict, the Confederate States deal with an African American
rebellion and the United States invades Canada. Mormons in Utah
also plan to secede. Sequel to American Front (RC 53761).
Violence and strong language. 1999.

Wizardborn  RC 52923
by David Farland
read by Richard Hauenstein
3 cassettes
While the Earth King, Gaborn Val Orden, battles against the
monstrous reavers, Raj Ahten, once the primary threat to Gaborn,
struggles to retain his own empire. And Averan, a young girl,
holds the secret to Gaborn's hopes of defeating the monsters.
Book 3 of The Runelords; sequel to Brotherhood of the Wolf (RC
52922). 2001.

The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Fifteenth Annual Collection
RC 54888
edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling
read by Annie Wauters
7 cassettes in 2 containers
Collection of forty-eight stories and poems ranging from fairy
tales to gothic horror by such authors as Jeffrey Ford, Jane
Yolen, Ursula LeGuin, and Gene Wolfe. Prefaced by an overview of
2001's works in this genre. Also includes a list of Honorable
Mentions. Some descriptions of sex, some violence, and some
strong language. 2002.

The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Fourteenth Annual Collection
RC 53339
edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling
read by Mary Kane
6 cassettes
Following an overview of the genre in the year 2000, this
collection of forty-four stories and nine poems ranges from fairy
tales to gothic horror, from magical realism to dark tales.
Includes works by Louise Erdrich, Tanith Lee, Stewart O'Nan, and
Neil Gaiman. Some descriptions of sex, some violence, and some
strong language. 2001.

The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Thirteenth Annual Collection
RC 53404
edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling
read by L.J. Ganser
6 cassettes
Following an overview of work published in the genre in 1999,
this collection of thirty-seven stories, ten poems, and one essay
offers tales of magic, romance, horror, and fantasy. Includes
works by Neil Gaiman, Gene Wolfe, Ursula K. Le Guin, and Steven
Millhauser. Some descriptions of sex, some violence, and some
strong language. 2000.

General

All Men Are Mortal  RC 51746
by Simone de Beauvoir
read by David Cutler
3 cassettes
Ambitious and self-absorbed Parisian actress Regina is intrigued
by a mysterious man reposing in a hotel garden. She succeeds in
capturing his interest and persuades him to reveal his secret--
that he is immortal. As their relationship develops, the pair
explore a range of philosophical and social issues. 1946.

The Body Artist  RC 51731
by Don DeLillo
read by Constance Crawford
1 cassette
Recently married, body artist Lauren Hartke and movie director
Rey Robles spend several months in a rented house before Rey
commits suicide. Lauren then discovers a strange man who--
unbeknownst to her--has been living in the home. And he sounds
like Rey. Some descriptions of sex. Bestseller 2001.

The Bulgari Connection  RC 54387
by Fay Weldon
read by Corrie James
2 cassettes
Doris, the young and greedy second wife of British millionaire
Barley Salt, becomes obsessed with a Bulgari necklace and the
good fortune of Salt's first wife, Grace. Doris desperately
attempts to own the necklace and ruin Grace's life in the
process. 2000.

By the Lake  RC 54989
by John McGahern
read by Terry Donnelly
3 cassettes
The childless Ruttledges have retired from the business world in
London to return to a small Irish village. In the course of a
year, they build a new life, entering into the rhythms of the
rural community and finding an equilibrium for themselves among
the ambiguities of a vanishing way of life. 2002.

Captain Saturday  RC 54571
by Robert Inman
read by Michael Russotto
3 cassettes
Will Baggett--Raleigh, North Carolina's favorite television
weatherman--falls apart when the station is sold and he is fired.
His wife leaves him and he's arrested for possession of
marijuana--his son's. While in jail, he reassesses his life and
decides to make changes--both professionally and personally.
Strong language. 2002.

Confessions of a Shopaholic  RC 54435
by Sophie Kinsella
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
2 cassettes
Young London journalist Rebecca Bloomwood loves to shop for
clothes, makeup, shoes, and other trendy extravagances she can
ill afford on her meager wages. Her banker is pressing her about
her enormous overdue credit-card bill, but Becky just can't seem
to control her shopping addiction. Some strong language. 2001.

From the Heart of Covington  RC 54508
by Joan Medlicott
read by Terry Hayes Sales
3 cassettes
In this sequel to Gardens of Covington (RC 52824), Grace, Hannah,
and Amelia continue their saga of retirement life in North
Carolina. Hannah's daughter Laura moves in to recuperate from an
accident, Grace copes with her newly diagnosed diabetes, and
Amelia pursues her photography hobby. 2002.

Gambler's Rose  RC 51738
by G.W. Hawkes
read by Gregory Gorton
2 cassettes
In 1971 Honolulu, Hawaii, Charlie Halloran wants to quit gambling
and cheating even before he falls in love with mathematician Lia
O'Donel. But his cardsharp father, Music, has one more high-
stakes game for Charlie to play. Some descriptions of sex and
some strong language. 2000.

The Gardens of Covington  RC 52824
by Joan Medlicott
read by Terry Hayes Sales
3 cassettes
In this sequel to The Ladies of Covington Send Their Love (RC
51224), Hannah, Grace, and Amelia continue to enjoy life in the
North Carolina foothills. When a developer threatens their
peaceful environment, they rally their neighbors to maintain its
natural beauty. 2001.

Hotel Honolulu  RC 54213
by Paul Theroux
read by Alec Volz
3 cassettes
A writer flees to Hawaii and at forty-nine becomes resident
manager of an eighty-room hotel. He impregnates Sweetie, a hotel
employee, and finds new things to care about while he watches the
hotel owner, tourists, and local denizens. Some descriptions of
sex and some strong language. 2001.

In This Mountain  RC 54446
by Jan Karon
read by Gary Tipton
3 cassettes
Father Tim Kavanagh and his wife, Cynthia, return to Mitford and
renew old friendships. Father Tim, however, struggles with
retirement and aging while Cynthia achieves success as a
children's writer. Father Tim's failure to control his diabetes
leads to near-tragedy. Sequel to A Common Life (RC 52101).
Bestseller 2002.

John Henry Days  RC 53611
by Colson Whitehead
read by David Hartley-Margolin
3 cassettes
A cynical freelance African American journalist attends a
festival in West Virginia commemorating black folk legend John
Henry, who died pitting his strength against a machine. There he
encounters a melange of eccentrics and opportunists, including a
woman selling her obsessed father's John Henry memorabilia
collection. Strong language and some descriptions of sex. 2001.

The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse  RC 53273
by Louise Erdrich
read by Jill Fox
3 cassettes
From 1912 to 1996 Agnes De Witt has presented herself to the
Ojibwe reservation in North Dakota as a benevolent priest, Father
Damien, all the while concealing her female identity. She recalls
her life story while debating what to reveal to a Vatican envoy
investigating a nun's alleged miracles. Some descriptions of sex.
2001.

Look at Me  RC 54195
by Jennifer Egan
read by Jill Fox
4 cassettes
A fashion model finds her life in chaos when she undergoes facial
reconstruction after a car crash. Her friend's unattractive
teenage daughter forms relationships with older men. Both
struggle for inner identity in a consumer culture where
appearances rule. Descriptions of sex and some strong language.
2001.

Loving Pedro Infante  RC 53337
by Denise Ch vez
read by Jacinda Bronaugh
2 cassettes
One of Tere's favorite pastimes is watching black and white
reruns of Mexican film star Pedro Infante at the El Col¢n movie
theater, in a small town near El Paso. The problem is that her
married lover, Lucio, doesn't compare favorably with her idol,
Pedro. Some descriptions of sex and some strong language. 2001.

Morning  RC 53257
by W.D. Wetherell
read by John Polk
3 cassettes
Interwoven strands tell the story of Alec Brown's efforts to
understand his father, recently released from prison, and the
crime that put him there. In 1954, during television's infancy,
Alec's dad murdered his morning talk show cohost--on camera.
Strong language, some explicit descriptions of sex, and some
violence. 2001.

Never Too Late  RC 55229
by Angela Thirkell
read by Anne Flosnik
2 cassettes
Life in Barsetshire is back to normal after the shortages of the
Second World War. Young Edith Graham, at loose ends, decides to
attend school to learn how to run an estate properly; and
spinster Miss Merriman receives a marriage proposal from an old
friend. 1956.

Niagara Falls All Over Again  RC 53633
by Elizabeth McCracken
read by Ray Hagen
3 cassettes
Mose Sharp, the straight man to Rocky Carter in a comedy team,
recounts how they became vaudeville partners, then progressed to
fame in Hollywood films. Mose and Rocky swap characters in their
private lives, eventually causing a rift in their partnership.
Some strong language. 2001.

Old Men at Midnight  RC 54600
by Chaim Potok
read by Ken Kliban
2 cassettes
Linked novellas about three very different Jewish men: Noah
Stremin, teenage Holocaust survivor; Leon Shertov, guest lecturer
from the Soviet Union; and Benjamin Walter, memoirist. What they
have in common is Ilana Davita Dinn, the woman who elicits their
stories. 2001.

The Paris Years of Rosie Kamin  RC 51343
by Richard Teleky
read by Anne Hancock
2 cassettes
Soon after her mother's death, Rosie fled Pittsburgh and a
demanding father for Paris. Decades later as she tends her dying
French lover, Serge, a former Algerian boyfriend unexpectedly
reappears. Rosie must now confront the habits of escapism and
denial that dominated her early life. Some descriptions of sex.
1998.

The Samurai's Garden  RC 54565
by Gail Tsukiyama
read by Robert Sams
2 cassettes
In 1937, Japan is invading China. Seventeen-year-old Stephen Chan
is sent from Hong Kong to a Japanese village to recover from
tuberculosis. He becomes deeply engaged in the loves and losses
of Matsu, whose wife has leprosy. Stephen discovers a troubling
family secret and finds comfort in his companion's wisdom. 1994.

Shopaholic Takes Manhattan  RC 54436
by Sophie Kinsella
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
2 cassettes
British financial expert Becky Bloomwood has a TV show, a
businessman boyfriend, and an obsession with shopping, especially
in New York stores. Despite her banker's warnings, Becky
continues her impulse buying and jeopardizes her career and her
relationship. Sequel to Confessions of a Shopaholic (RC 54435).
Some strong language. Bestseller 2002.

Sputnik Sweetheart  RC 53233
by Haruki Murakami
read by Tom Burch
2 cassettes
A young Japanese schoolteacher's heart is captured by aspiring
female writer Sumire. But Sumire is infatuated with Miu, her
sophisticated businesswoman boss and travel companion. The
teacher is bewildered when Miu unexpectedly summons him to a
Greek island because Sumire has disappeared. Some explicit
descriptions of sex. 2001.

Trust Fund Babies  RC 54646
by Jean Stone
read by Michele Schaeffer
2 cassettes
The three Atkinson cousins, Mary Beth, Nikki, and Gabrielle, are
victims of a family lawyer who has run off with the fortunes they
inherited. Estranged for years, the women must now reunite and
confront the scandal that drove them apart. Some explicit
descriptions of sex and some strong language. 2002.

Willow: The De Beers Family, Volume 1  RC 54173
by V.C. Andrews
read by Kristin Allison
2 cassettes
After the death of her adoptive father, Willow De Beers learns of
long-kept family secrets that send her on a quest to Palm Beach,
Florida. There she finds family, a boyfriend, and an intoxicating
lifestyle--which may be ruined by even darker secrets. Followed
by Wicked Forest (RC 54347). Bestseller 2002.

Gothic

Castle Barebane  RC 54529
by Joan Aiken
read by Terry Hayes Sales
3 cassettes (Reissue)
1880s. Valla Montgomery leaves her job and fianc‚ in New York
City when her half-brother Nils Hansen asks her to care for his
children in England. Valla slowly discovers the awful truth about
her deceitful brother and his association with a serial murderer.
For senior high and older readers. 1976.

Charming Lily  RC 53254
by Fern Michaels
read by Sharon Murray
2 cassettes
Matt Starr of Natchez, Mississippi, had left his fianc‚e, Lily
Harper, at the altar ten years ago, and she's dumbfounded when he
does it again. But Matt's friend Dennis suspects foul play, and,
guided by Lily's newfound psychic powers, they set out to find
Matt. Some descriptions of sex and some strong language. 2001.

Face the Fire  RC 54171
by Nora Roberts
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
2 cassettes
Sam Logan returns to Three Sisters Island after a decade to
reclaim Mia Devlin, a white witch. But Mia resents him for
abandoning her. Sequel to Heaven and Earth (RC 53664). Some
explicit descriptions of sex, some violence, and some strong
language. Bestseller 2002.

Ghost Moon  RC 51399
by Karen Robards
read by Michele Schaeffer
2 cassettes
When single mother Olivia Morrison returns home to LaAngelle
Plantation in Louisiana, childhood memories of her mother's
drowning begin to surface. But before she finds love and peace of
mind, Olivia must face additional shocks and horrors. Some
explicit descriptions of sex, some violence, and some strong
language. 2000.

Heaven and Earth  RC 53664
by Nora Roberts
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
2 cassettes
Deputy Ripley Todd of Three Sisters Island is a witch in denial.
Dr. MacAllister Booke investigates paranormal activities in the
town. The two confront the past as they fall in love. Sequel to
Dance upon the Air (RC 52276). Some explicit descriptions of sex,
some violence, and some strong language. Bestseller 2001.

House of Dreams  RC 53854
by Brenda Joyce
read by Madelyn Buzzard
3 cassettes
Isabel de Warenne, who was burned at the stake in 1555, has
haunted generations of England's de Warennes and Spain's de la
Barcas. As Cass de Warenne and Antonio de la Barca search for
answers, Isabel again seeks revenge. Some descriptions of sex,
some violence, and some strong language. 2000.

I Hear Adventure Calling  RC 53503
by Emilie Loring
read by Madelyn Buzzard
2 cassettes (Reissue)
A pretty young heiress finds unexpected romance when her summer
vacation turns into a nightmare of fear and suspicion. 1948.

The King of the Castle  RC 54089
by Victoria Holt
read by Anne Flosnik
3 cassettes (Reissue)
Gothic novel set in the south of France at the turn of the
century. Dallas Lawson is hired to restore the art collection of
the aloof but attractive Comte de la Talle, who is rumored to
have murdered his wife. Dallas finds herself involved in danger
as well as romance. 1967.

Kirkland Revels  RC 54012
by Victoria Holt
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
2 cassettes (Reissue)
Kirkland Revels, a magnificent manor house on the Yorkshire
moors, hides many secrets from its latest resident, new bride
Catherine Rockwell. When her husband supposedly commits suicide,
Catherine suspects murder. 1962.

Lord of the Far Island  RC 53827
by Victoria Holt
read by Mitzi Friedlander
2 cassettes (Reissue)
At the turn of the century, orphaned Ellen Kellaway is raised by
wealthy cousins in London as a companion to their daughter.
Although Ellen is courted by fun-loving Philip, son of a powerful
family, she senses impending doom as a recurrent nightmare haunts
her. 1975.

The Pride of the Peacock  RC 53899
by Victoria Holt
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
2 cassettes (Reissue)
Britain, 1890s. Seventeen-year-old Jessica Clavering marries a
mining executive to salvage the family name and fortune. Back in
her husband's native Australia, Jessica encounters mystery and
evil surrounding a rare opal. She also discovers her growing love
for her husband. 1976.

Properties of Light: A Novel of Love, Betrayal, and Quantum
Physics  RC 53442
by Rebecca Goldstein
read by Fred Major
2 cassettes
Naive young physicist Justin Childs collaborates with Professor
Samuel Mallach and his daughter, Dana, on research to reconcile
quantum mechanics with the theory of relativity. Justin and Dana
become lovers, but then betray each other professionally.
Justin's anger persists beyond his death, and his ghost haunts
Dana for years. 2000.

The Spring of the Tiger  RC 53504
by Victoria Holt
read by Connie Meng
2 cassettes (Reissue)
The lively, sheltered daughter of a celebrated London actress is
forced to live with two spinster aunts after a scandal ends her
mother's career. They live on the ancient estate Ashington
Grange, where she learns about her father's life in Ceylon. She
marries a tea plantation owner, and soon her world becomes a
nightmare. 1979.

Growing Up

Finding Forrester  RC 53478
by James W. Ellison
read by Chris Parente
2 cassettes
Sixteen-year-old African American basketball player and aspiring
writer Jamal Wallace develops an unusual relationship with
reclusive aging novelist William Forrester, who becomes his
mentor. But being smart is not acceptable to Jamal's peers and
arouses the suspicion of his teachers. Based on the screenplay by
Mike Rich. For senior high readers. 2000.

Gabriel's Story  RC 54372
by David Anthony Durham
read by Robert Sams
2 cassettes
A fifteen-year-old African American comes of age on the 1870s
frontier. When his widowed mother remarries and takes him from
Baltimore to Kansas, Gabriel broods over lost opportunities and
resents the hard farm life. He runs off with a band of cowboys,
but the journey turns desperate and dangerous. Violence and
strong language. 2001.

A Heart Full of Hope  RC 55017
by Robin Jones Gunn
read by Kristin Allison
1 cassette
Sixteen-year-old Christy is swept off her feet by Rick, a
handsome Christian boy who wants to go steady with her. Her
friendship with Todd makes her decision a difficult one. For
junior and senior high readers. 1999.

Hope Was Here  RC 54218
by Joan Bauer
read by Erin Jones
1 cassette
Sixteen-year-old Hope and her aunt Addie, a professional
waitress/cook team, move to Wisconsin to help G.T. Stoop run his
restaurant. Soon they become involved in removing the corrupt
mayor from office, and Hope finds the father she needs. For
junior and senior high readers. Newbery Honor. Bestseller 2000.

Island Dreamer  RC 55016
by Robin Jones Gunn
read by Kristin Allison
1 cassette
Christy travels to Hawaii for her sixteenth birthday where she
practices her driving on the island roads. Paula, her friend from
Wisconsin, joins the family, but Christy's new faith in God
confuses her at first. For junior and senior high readers. 1992.

A Life for a Life  RC 50760
by Ernest Hill
read by Chuck Young
2 cassettes
A drug dealer demands fast cash from fifteen-year-old D'Ray or he
will shoot the boy's younger brother. D'Ray robs a convenience
store, killing the young clerk. After D'Ray's conviction, the
victim's father insists that D'Ray fulfill his son's dreams.
Violence, strong language, and some explicit descriptions of sex.
1998.

Out of the Night That Covers Me  RC 52438
by Pat Cunningham Devoto
read by MaryBeth Wise
2 cassettes
Alabama, 1950s. Orphan John McMillan, from My Last Days as Roy
Rogers (RC 49036), is sent to live with his aunt and abusive
sharecropping uncle. But blind Judge Vance and his African
American assistant take an interest in John and help him plot an
escape. Some violence and some strong language. 2001.

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants  RC 53252
by Ann Brashares
read by Ann Hodapp
2 cassettes
Four fifteen-year-olds, "Bridget the athlete, Lena the beauty,
Tibby the rebel, and Carmen...the one with the bad temper," have
been friends since childhood. During this first summer apart,
they share a pair of used jeans that magically fits each of them
perfectly and helps them through tough times. For senior high
readers. 2001.

Stargirl  RC 54207
by Jerry Spinelli
read by Erin Jones
1 cassette
When formerly home-schooled tenth-grader Stargirl enters Mica
High School, her classmates shun her as an eccentric. Her
boyfriend, Leo, urges her to stop playing the ukulele and
conform, so she'll fit in. He learns only too late that
popularity isn't what matters most. For junior and senior high
readers. 2000.

Taps  RC 53955
by Willie Morris
read by Robert Sams
3 cassettes
Sixteen-year-old fatherless Swayze is living in the small town of
Fisk's Landing, Mississippi, when the Korean War breaks out. Over
the years Swayze plays taps at the numerous military funerals for
the local boys, falls in love, and witnesses adult affairs and
tragedies. Strong language, some explicit descriptions of sex,
and some violence. 2001.

True Believer  RC 52298
by Virginia Euwer Wolff
read by Celeste Lawson
1 cassette
Now fifteen in this sequel to Make Lemonade (RC 40705), LaVaughn
clings to her main goal, to attend college. At the same time, she
questions her religious beliefs, her friendship with Myrtle and
Annie, and why it's so difficult to have a boy friend. For senior
high and older readers. 2001.

Historical

 

The Agony and the Ecstasy: A Biographical Novel of Michelangelo
RC 53802
by Irving Stone
read by Fred Major
6 cassettes (Reissue)
Traces the Renaissance artist Michelangelo's life and career from
his youthful apprenticeships to the painter Ghirlandaio and the
sculptor Bertoldo to his celebrated years as a master artist.
1961.

The Amazon Quest: The House of Winslow, Book 25  RC 53782
by Gilbert Morris
read by Mitzi Friedlander
2 cassettes
After World War I, James Parker is welcomed into the Winslow home
under false pretenses, breaking Emily's heart when she learns the
truth about him. But when Emily and her brother, Wes, travel to
South America on a National Geographic assignment, she meets Ian
Marlowe. Sequel to The Glorious Prodigal (RC 53781). 2001.

The Birthright: Song of Acadia, Book 3  RC 53342
by Janette Oke and T. Davis Bunn
read by Annie Wauters
2 cassettes
In this sequel to The Sacred Shore (RC 52083), the daughters of
Catherine and Louise, after learning their true heritage, become
like sisters. Nicole accepts the invitation of Lord Charles
Harrow to return to England as his heir. Anne marries, but many
heart-wrenching events will also take her to England. 2001.

The Bondwoman's Narrative  RC 54154
by Hannah Crafts
read by Anna Dearere Smith
2 cassettes
In the 1850s, Hannah Crafts, a North Carolina slave, flees north.
She relates factors that caused her to seek freedom and events of
her perilous journey. Introduction by Henry Louis Gates Jr., who
discovered and edited the nineteenth-century manuscript,
considered the first work of fiction by an African American
woman. 2002.

The Brideship  RC 51859
by Joan Weir
read by Gillian Green
1 cassette
England, 1862. When fifteen-year-old Sarah, her cousin Maud, and
friend Lizzie are chosen to leave the horrid orphanage and travel
to western Canada, they are thrilled. Then the girls learn that
they are to become mail-order brides. Can they escape their fate?
For junior and senior high readers. 1998.

The Captive Queen of Scots  RC 53922
by Jean Plaidy
read by John Horton
3 cassettes (Reissue)
In this sequel to Royal Road to Fotheringay (RC 42082), Mary
Stuart is imprisoned in 1567 in Lochleven Castle. She escapes and
attempts to recapture Scotland, but she loses a battle at
Langside and, fleeing to England, is made a captive by her
cousin, Queen Elizabeth. 1963.

Carter Beats the Devil  RC 53617
by Glen David Gold
read by Annie Wauters
4 cassettes
Follows the exploits of Carter the Great--real life magician
Charles Carter of San Francisco--in the early 1900s. In this
story, the Secret Service is suspicious of Carter because of
President Harding's death shortly after attending Carter's magic
show. Carter then performs his own disappearing act. Some strong
language. 2001.

Chaff in the Wind  RC 55124
by Edna Walker Chandler
read by Laura Giannarelli
2 cassettes
In the spring of 1887, Swedish immigrants Ingrid and John Halgren
worry about their wheat crop in the Kansas drought. Farming and
raising a family in the new world demand all the stamina,
perseverance, and faith they can muster. 1964.

Charleston  RC 55066
by John Jakes
read by Margaret Strom
4 cassettes
Relates the lives, loves, and shifting fortunes of the fictional
Bell family of Charleston, South Carolina, set against the
history of the city from the American Revolution to the aftermath
of the Civil War. Violence, strong language, and some
descriptions of sex. Bestseller 2002.

Checkmate  RC 53415
by Dorothy Dunnett
read by John Horton
5 cassettes (Reissue)
France, 1557. Scotsman Francis Crawford of Lymond returns to
France to lead an army against England. But in both royal courts
his mysterious parentage is an object of great interest. Sequel
to The Ringed Castle (RC 22367). 1975.

The Child of the Holy Grail: Guenevere, Volume 3  RC 53708
by Rosalind Miles
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
3 cassettes
This sequel to The Knight of the Sacred Lake (RC 53707) completes
the Guenevere trilogy. Encompasses the quest for the Holy Grail
and the fall of Camelot, while Guenevere endures and rises to
fulfill her destiny. Some descriptions of sex. 2001.

The Cloud Sketcher  RC 54672
by Richard Rayner
read by Erik Synnestvedt
3 cassettes
Disfigured boy develops architectural ambition that grows with
his love of the unattainable daughter of a Russian aristocrat,
whom he first encounters in a remote Finnish village in 1901. He
strives to win her through audacious building design in 1920s New
York. Some explicit descriptions of sex, some violence, and some
strong language. 2000.

Coldwater  RC 54367
by Mardi McConnochie
read by Anne Flosnik
2 cassettes
1847. Three sisters modeled on the Bront‰s live in Coldwater, a
penal colony off the coast of Australia. They attempt to make
enough money to escape their father's rule by writing novels. One
young woman develops a dangerous relationship with the man their
father has chosen for his model prisoner. 2001.

The Crimson Petal and the White  RC 54941
by Michel Faber
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
6 cassettes
London, 1870s. Sugar, a nineteen-year-old prostitute in her
mother's brothel, yearns for a better life that seems almost
within reach when perfume magnate William Rackham settles her in
a private apartment. Rackham's lust and Sugar's ambitions don't
stop there. Some explicit descriptions of sex and some strong
language. Bestseller 2002.

Crooked River Burning  RC 53221
by Mark Winegardner
read by Jack Fox
5 cassettes
The history of Cleveland, Ohio, between 1948 and 1969, is
interwoven with the lives of lovers Anne O'Connor and David
Zielinsky. Well-to-do Anne realizes her dreams of becoming a
broadcast journalist, while blue-collar David strives for
political power. Features vignettes of real-life Clevelanders,
social history, and sports. Strong language and some descriptions
of sex. 2001.

The Dark Island  RC 54266
by Robert J. Conley
read by Erik Sandvold
1 cassette
Raised in a Cherokee village but born of a captive Timucua mother
and an unknown Spanish father, Asquani has always felt like an
outsider. Now with the Spanish invading, Asquani must choose
whether to join the Spaniards or defend the homeland of the Real
People. 1995.

Demelza: A Novel of Cornwall, 1788-1790  RC 54182
by Winston Graham
read by Graeme Malcolm
3 cassettes (Reissue)
In this sequel to Ross Poldark (RC 54181), Ross is now married to
his young serving girl Demelza, the daughter of a miner. His
family is shocked until his cousin Verity later elopes with a sea
captain. Times are changing, and money is more important than
blood. 1953.

Deus Lo Volt! Chronicle of the Crusades  RC 53418
by Evan S. Connell
read by Gordon Gould
4 cassettes
French nobleman Jean de Joinville recounts the two-century
history of the Crusades and his participation as an aide to King
Louis IX. He highlights the activities of figures such as Richard
the Lionhearted and Saladin, depicts the sack of Constantinople,
and describes his own imprisonment in Egypt. Violence. 2000.

The Dream of Scipio  RC 54443
by Iain Pears
read by David Hartley-Margolin
3 cassettes
Three men in different eras confront threats to their
civilizations. In the fifth century, Manlius Hippomanes pens a
philosophical manuscript as barbarians invade Provence. Olivier
de Noyen uncovers the work in the fourteenth century at a time of
plague and anti-Semitic persecutions. And Julien Barneuve
rediscovers it during the Nazi occupation of France. Bestseller
2002.

Enemy Women  RC 54327
by Paulette Jiles
read by Mitzi Friedlander
3 cassettes
As the Civil War sweeps through Missouri in 1864, Adair Colley
turns eighteen witnessing Union militia atrocities. Arrested as
an enemy collaborator, Adair suffers the indignities of wartime
prison while having an unexpected romance with Union major
William Neumann, her interrogator. Some strong language. 2002.

The Feast of All Saints  RC 53112
by Anne Rice
read by Colleen Delany
5 cassettes (Reissue)
New Orleans, 1840s. Marcel and his sister, Marie--non-slave
children of a plantation owner and his beautiful mistress--are of
European and African heritage. Although their father supports and
educates them, the siblings' mixed blood separates them from his
world. Some explicit descriptions of sex and some strong
language. 1979.

The Fifth Queen  RC 54280
by Ford Madox Ford
read by Jim Zeiger
4 cassettes
Historical fiction portraying Katharine Howard, who catches the
eye of Henry VIII and becomes his fifth queen. She arrives at a
court rife with corruption and intrigue and soon, fighting for
political and religious change, engages in battle with Thomas
Cromwell, the Lord Privy Seal. 1906.

The Fires of Spring: Earthsong Trilogy, Volume 3  RC 53483
by Mary Mackey
read by Madelyn Buzzard
3 cassettes
Queen Marrah's young son Keru is kidnapped. Eight years later his
cousin Keshna, trained as a warrior, plots to rescue him. But the
impetuous plan could spell danger for her and Keru. Sequel to The
Horses at the Gate (RC 42880). Violence and some explicit
descriptions of sex. 1998.

The Furies: The Kent Family Chronicles, Vol. 4  RC 52649
by John Jakes
read by Bob Askey
3 cassettes (Reissue)
Texas, 1830s. Widow Amanda Kent de la Gura, although hardened by
western life, is determined to restore her family's wealth. After
surviving the Alamo, Amanda and her son move to California and
eventually reunite with her cousin, Jared. Sequel to The Seekers
(RC 52648). Explicit descriptions of sex and strong language.
1976.

Gay Lord Robert  RC 54275
by Jean Plaidy
read by Jill Ferris
3 cassettes (Reissue)
Passionate lovers Robert Dudley and Elizabeth I of England cannot
marry because Robert has a wife, young Amy. When Amy mysteriously
dies, the queen and her devotee become chief suspects, and the
court is rife with the scandal in 1560. Sequel to The Spanish
Bridegroom (RC 53713). 1955.

The Glass Palace  RC 53272
by Amitav Ghosh
read by Jill Fox
4 cassettes
Rajkumar, an orphaned Indian boat boy, is only eleven when he is
stranded in Burma as the British invade in 1885. His meeting with
ten-year-old Dolly, one of the queen's attendants, in the Glass
Palace is so memorable that it dominates his life. Some
descriptions of sex. 2001.

The Glorious Prodigal: The House of Winslow, Book 24  RC 53781
by Gilbert Morris
read by Mitzi Friedlander
2 cassettes
Arkansas, early 1900s. Within a very short time, Leah Freeman met
and married Stuart Winslow against the advice of others. Before
long, Stuart is in prison. There he finds faith in God--which may
not be enough to save his marriage. Sequel to The Flying Cavalier
(RC 49920). 2000.

Gone for Soldiers  RC 52747
by Jeff Shaara
read by Michael Kramer
3 cassettes
In this prequel to Gods and Generals (RC 43292), Shaara portrays
the 1846-1848 war with Mexico thirteen years before the American
Civil War. Follows the actions of Major General Winfield Scott
and army engineer Robert E. Lee in their battle against Antonio
L¢pez de Santa Anna. 2000.

The Good Men: A Novel of Heresy  RC 54022
by Charmaine Craig
read by Frank Coffee
3 cassettes
In fourteenth-century southern France, Pierre Clergue, a village
priest, is torn between desires of the spirit and the flesh. His
clandestine affairs with three generations of women and his
sympathy for the Good Men--a heretical sect--cause him anguish
during the Inquisition. Explicit descriptions of sex and some
strong language. Bestseller 2002.

The Great Legend  RC 53837
by Rex Stout
read by Brian Conn
2 cassettes
Ancient Troy. Young warrior Idaeus, his brother killed in battle,
becomes a kesten (scribe) for the king. Palace life ensnares him
in the daily doings of royalty, secret missions, and political
intrigue--while he falls in love with a slave. First serialized
in All-Story Weekly. 1916.

Guenevere: Queen of the Summer Country: Guenevere, Volume 1  RC
53706
by Rosalind Miles
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
4 cassettes
Queen Guenevere's perspective on the tale of Camelot. Guenevere's
marriage to Arthur creates Britain's greatest kingdom but other
forces and personalities are at work thwarting their love. Merlin
and Morgan manipulate Arthur, and Guenevere finds solace in
Lancelot. Followed by Knight of the Sacred Lake (RC 53707). Some
explicit descriptions of sex and some violence. 1998.

Halfhyde and the Chain Gangs  RC 53846
by Philip McCutchan
read by Fred Major
2 cassettes
The Home Secretary has commissioned an unwilling Halfhyde "to
embark convicts for South Africa and to take command of a prison
ship." These dangerous criminals will be sworn in as soldiers
against the Boer upon arrival, when and if Halfhyde delivers
them. Followed by Halfhyde Goes to War (RC 28556). 1985.

The Haunted Sisters  RC 54140
by Jean Plaidy
read by Mitzi Friedlander
3 cassettes
In this sequel to The Three Crowns (RC 39450), Britain is on the
eve of the 1688 Glorious Revolution. The Protestant Stuart
sisters--Mary, the queen, and Anne, the future monarch--are
continually haunted by their betrayal of their Catholic father,
James II, in exile in France. 1966.

A Health unto His Majesty  RC 53533
by Jean Plaidy
read by Corrie James
2 cassettes
With the restoration of the crown to Charles Stuart, the whole of
Britain is elated, and so begins a period of licentiousness after
years of Puritan rule, plague, and war. Charles's life is
revealed through the eyes of his wife, Catherine of Braganza, and
his mistress, Lady Castlemaine. 1956.

The Heartsong of Charging Elk  RC 53056
by James Welch
read by Bruce Huntey
3 cassettes
France, 1890s. While traveling abroad with Buffalo Bill's Wild
West Show, the ailing Charging Elk, an Oglala Indian, is left
behind in a Marseille hospital. Speaking neither French nor
English, the penniless Native American faces daunting
difficulties in a foreign culture. Some explicit descriptions of
sex and some strong language. 2000.

The Horsemasters  RC 54277
by Joan Wolf
read by Catherine Byers
3 cassettes
In Cro-Magnon southern France a horde of horseback riders
threaten the tribe of the Kindred in this sequel to Daughter of
the Red Deer (RC 37125). The exiled warrior Ronan, his lover,
Nel, and other renegades fight to halt the invaders. Some
explicit descriptions of sex and some violence. 1993.

I, Roger Williams: A Fragment of Autobiography  RC 54406
by Mary Lee Settle
read by David Cutler
3 cassettes
Chronicle of the life of Roger Williams, founder of Rhode Island
and champion of freedom of conscience, told as if Williams
himself is looking back. Relates, in seventeenth-century
vernacular, his abilities at impassioned speech. His struggles
and triumphs under the tutelage of Sir Edward Coke figure
prominently. 2001.

Jeremy Poldark: A Novel of Cornwall, 1790-1791  RC 54183
by Winston Graham
read by Graeme Malcolm
2 cassettes (Reissue)
In this sequel to Demelza (RC 54182), Ross Poldark is charged
with plundering two wrecked ships on the beach below his house
and must appear in court on a charge of piracy. He is also
shunned for his marriage to Demelza as they await the birth of
their child. 1950.

Karyn's Memory Box: Keepsake Legacies, Volume 2  RC 53516
by Stephanie Grace Whitson
read by Erin Jones
2 cassettes
1997. Reagan Bishop buys a crock at an antique auction and
discovers a memory box belonging to Karyn Ensinger. Reagan
locates Karyn's granddaughter Irene, who relates the story of how
Karyn came to America in 1880 and, with faith and courage, built
a new life there. Sequel to Sarah's Patchwork (RC 53515). 1999.

King Hereafter  RC 52952
by Dorothy Dunnett
read by George Holmes
7 cassettes in 2 containers(Reissue)
Thorfinn, baptized Macbeth, fights to unite Alba--later called
Scotland--in the eleventh century. One of three brothers who rule
the Orkney islands, he uses circumstance, cunning, marriage, and
battle to become the dominant figure of the north country. Some
violence. 1982.

The Knight of the Sacred Lake: Guenevere, Volume 2  RC 53707
by Rosalind Miles
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
3 cassettes
In this sequel to Guenevere: Queen of the Summer Country (RC
53706), peace is restored to Guenevere's kingdom after years of
strife. But the goddess cult on the sacred isle of Avalon is
threatened. And Guenevere continues to betray Arthur by loving
Lancelot. Some descriptions of sex. 2000.

The Last Jew  RC 53852
by Noah Gordon
read by Bruce Huntey
3 cassettes
During the Spanish Inquisition, Yonah Ben Helkias's father and
brother are killed--by the same person, he suspects. Drifting
through the country, Yonah resists becoming a "converso"
(Catholic convert) and makes a living as a laborer, an armorer,
and, finally, a physician, until at last he makes peace with his
memories. Some violence. 2000.

Lost Nation  RC 54434
by Jeffrey Lent
read by David Hartley-Margolin
3 cassettes
In 1838, hard-hearted trader Blood wins Sally, a fifteen-year-old
whore, at cards. Their relationship becomes more complex as they
trek north to the New England/Canadian border and encounter
Blood's sons. By the author of In the Fall (RC 50270). Some
explicit descriptions of sex, some violence, and some strong
language. 2002.

The Love-Artist  RC 54198
by Jane Alison
read by Fred Major
2 cassettes
Imaginative tale of classical poet Ovid's banishment from Rome.
Famous for his love lyrics, Ovid embarks on an affair with Xenia,
a witchlike healer from the Black Sea provinces. In Rome together
and both enamored of immortality, Xenia inspires Ovid's work. But
the poet's ambition leads to his downfall. Some descriptions of
sex. 2001.

The Magic of Ordinary Days  RC 54503
by Ann Howard Creel
read by Mitzi Friedlander
2 cassettes
During the Second World War, Olivia, a pregnant graduate student,
is married off by her preacher father to a stranger--a sugar beet
farmer from southeast Colorado--to avoid a scandal. Olivia
befriends two Japanese American sisters from a nearby internment
camp, and she gradually learns to appreciate her shy, gentle
husband. 2001.

Naming the Spirits  RC 53172
by Lawrence Thornton
read by Jonathan Davis
2 cassettes
In Argentina, a group of young people are driven to the pampas,
executed, and buried except for one young woman. She is separated
from the others, shot, and left for dead. Disoriented and
amnesiac, she wanders until she finds refuge in Buenos Aires.
Sequel to Imagining Argentina (RC 27702). Some strong language.
1995.

Nora's Ribbon of Memories: Keepsake Legacies, Volume 3  RC 53517
by Stephanie Grace Whitson
read by Erin Jones
2 cassettes
Irene Peale's nephew Noah and friend Reagan take her back home to
speed up her recovery from a stroke. When Reagan opens a box
containing a "charm string," Irene begins to tell the story of
Nora O'Dell, a young girl seeking love and happiness in Lincoln,
Nebraska. Sequel to Karyn's Memory Box (RC 53516). 1999.

Nuremberg: The Reckoning  RC 54767
by William F. Buckley
read by Robert Blumenfeld
2 cassettes
In 1939 German Axel Reinhard sends his American wife and son back
to the United States. In 1945 Second Lieutenant Sebastian
Reinhard is an interpreter at the war crimes tribunal in
Nuremberg, where he learns of his father's war duties and family
secret. Strong language and some violence. 2002.

The Passion of Artemisia  RC 53658
by Susan Vreeland
read by Gabriella Cavallero
2 cassettes
Fictional treatment of the post-Renaissance Italian painter
Artemisia Gentileschi (1593-1653). Begins with the pivotal event
in her life: her humiliation at the trial of Agostino Tassi, her
father's fellow artist, for the rape of Artemisia. Follows her
successful career and stormy life. Some descriptions of sex.
2002.

The Peacemakers: An American Family Portrait, Book 8  RC 53378
by Jack Cavanaugh
read by Jonathan Davis
3 cassettes
In this sequel to The Victors (RC 53143), Travis and Paige, the
children of Nat and Allegra Morgan, become involved in the
Vietnam War. Travis, unwillingly, is sent to battle. Paige
becomes a protester and, for a time, seems to lose her faith. Yet
it is faith that ultimately sustains them. 1999.

Picture Maker  RC 54509
by Penina Keen Spinka
read by Erin Jones
4 cassettes
Pre-Columbian saga of a Native American woman, Picture Maker,
whose drawings foretell the future. Depicts Picture Maker's
longhouse clan, the Algonquins who capture her, and the Naskapi,
Inuit, and Norse people she meets journeying through eastern
North America. Some descriptions of sex and some violence. 2002.

Pictures, 1918  RC 51871
by Jeanette Ingold
read by Marilyn Gleason
1 cassette
Asia is a high school junior in a small Texas town during World
War I. As her feelings for her neighbor, Nick, grow, Asia also
becomes enamored of a new hobby--photography. Meanwhile, she
worries about her grandmother's growing forgetfulness and Nick's
unsettling cousin. For junior and senior high readers. 1998.

The President's Lady: A Novel about Rachel and Andrew Jackson  RC
53691
by Irving Stone
read by Nanette Savard
3 cassettes (Reissue)
Rachel Donelson Robards first meets lawyer Andrew Jackson when
she is separated from her abusive husband, Lewis. After they fall
in love they travel to the Spanish territories to obtain her
divorce in order to marry. When war hero Jackson later ventures
into politics, his wife's scandalous past creates a crisis. 1951.

The Rebels: The Kent Family Chronicles, Vol. 2  RC 52647
by John Jakes
read by Bob Askey
3 cassettes (Reissue)
Philip Kent, the illegitimate son of an English aristocrat, joins
the Continental Army in 1775 and fights for the revolutionary
cause. He also starts a family and continues his printing press.
Sequel to The Bastard (RC 52646). Some explicit descriptions of
sex and some strong language. 1975.

Red Stick: The White Indian, Book 26  RC 54117
by Donald Clayton Porter
read by Roy Avers
2 cassettes
As Tecumseh rises up in the West, Little Hawk, son of the White
Indian, ponders taking up arms against the British. Meanwhile
Gao, the White Indian's courageous nephew, marries and vows
revenge on the soldiers who scorned him. Sequel to War Clouds (RC
39184). Some descriptions of sex and some strong language. 1994.

Requiem for a Lost Empire  RC 54725
by Andrei Makine
read by Bruce Huntey
2 cassettes
Follows a Russian family for three generations, from the Russian
revolution to the late twentieth century. The experiences of the
family's men, who are spies and soldiers, unfold against a
backdrop of violent and political conflicts in their country and
abroad. 2001.

The Rock: A Tale of Seventh-Century Jerusalem  RC 54670
by Kanan Makiya
read by Mark Ashby
2 cassettes
Historical fiction incorporating Judaic, Christian, and Muslim
traditions about the rock enshrined by Solomon's temple and later
by the Dome of the Rock mosque. Narrated by Ishaq, who designed
the dome--the first monument of Islam--as he explores the meaning
of this site and its holiness shared by the three great
monotheistic religions. 2001.

Ross Poldark: A Novel of Cornwall, 1783-1787  RC 54181
by Winston Graham
read by Graeme Malcolm
2 cassettes (Reissue)
Captain Ross Poldark returns to Cornwall from the lost war in the
American colonies to find his father dead and his small estate in
ruins. Worse, his wealthy cousin Francis is betrothed to the girl
he had intended to marry. Followed by Demelza (RC 54182). 1951.

Sacajawea  RC 53051
by Anna Lee Waldo
read by Erin Jones
9 cassettes in 2 containers (Reissue)
Tale of Sacajawea, the young Shoshoni woman who accompanied the
Lewis and Clark expedition to the Pacific in 1804. Describes
native lore and rituals as well as the journey through the
mountains. Some descriptions of sex, some violence, and some
strong language. 1978.

Saints and Villains  RC 52842
by Denise Giardina
read by Roy Avers
4 cassettes
Historical novel based on Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a Christian
theologian whose convictions caused him to oppose the Nazis.
Describes how a failed assassination attempt against Hitler led
to Bonhoeffer's imprisonment. Studies the character of a
righteous man who acts on his beliefs even at the expense of his
life. 1998.

Sarah's Patchwork: Keepsake Legacies, Volume 1  RC 53515
by Stephanie Grace Whitson
read by Erin Jones
2 cassettes
1947. When Lorna's Aunt Sarah died, she left Lorna her patchwork
quilt. Lorna uses the fabric in each square to relate the story
of Sarah's transformation from an orphan, who came west on the
orphan train, to a courageous woman of strength and faith.
Followed by Karyn's Memory Box (RC 53516). 1998.

The Scotswoman  RC 54013
by Inglis Fletcher
read by Patricia Kilgarriff
4 cassettes
Flora MacDonald, who saved the life of Prince Charles Edward
Stuart (Bonnie Prince Charlie) decades earlier, joins other
Highlanders in the colony of North Carolina. Many Scots who side
with the Loyalists are killed or captured at the Battle of
Moore's Creek Bridge in 1776. 1954.

Sea Glass  RC 53783
by Anita Shreve
read by Judith Ann Gantly
2 cassettes
Newlyweds Honora and Sexton Beecher buy a house in New Hampshire
in 1929 just before Sexton loses his sales job. He begins working
at a dangerous textile mill that is unionizing. Honora makes her
own friends and falls in love with another worker until tragedy
strikes. Some violence and some strong language. 2002.

The Search of Mary Katherine Mulloy  RC 54096
by Carole Bolton
read by Corrie James
2 cassettes (Reissue)
Driven from Ireland by the potato famine of the 1840s and the
loss of most of her family, Mary Katherine Mulloy and her younger
brother, Joe, arrive in New York to search for Mary's betrothed,
Alan O'Dugan--who, they discover, has left for the California
gold fields. For senior high and older readers. 1974.

The Seekers: The Kent Family Chronicles, Vol. 3  RC 52648
by John Jakes
read by Bob Askey
4 cassettes (Reissue)
Western territories, 1790s. Abraham Kent returns to Boston from
the army and falls in love with his stepsister, Elizabeth.
Unwilling to work for his father, Philip, he marries Elizabeth
and heads west to start a new generation. Sequel to The Rebels
(RC 52647). Explicit descriptions of sex and strong language.
1975.

Shadow of the Watching Star: The First Americans, Volume 8  RC
52294
by William Sarabande
read by John Polk
3 cassettes
As the People wander, hungry and desperate, across a desolate
land, their leader, shaman Cha-kwena, travels with the sacred
herd of mammoths he has sworn to protect. Cha-kwena is forced to
decide where his loyalties lie. Sequel to The Edge of the World
(RC 38618). Violence and some explicit descriptions of sex. 1995.

The Siege of Isfahan  RC 53162
by Jean-Christophe Rufin
read by Ted Stoddard
3 cassettes
In this sequel to The Abyssinian (RC 49380), Jean-Baptiste
Poncet, now practicing medicine in Isfahan, Persia, learns that
his dear friend Juremi is in peril in Russia. Poncet sets off to
rescue Juremi, leaving his wife and daughter behind to endure the
attack of the Afghans. 2001.

Slap Your Sides  RC 54247
by M.E. Kerr
read by Mark Ashby
1 cassette
Life in their Pennsylvania hometown changes for Jubal Shoemaker
and his Quaker family when his older brother Bud becomes a
conscientious objector during World War II. Jubal's own
convictions about killing are tested while protecting a friend.
For junior and senior high readers. 2001.

Song of the Earth  RC 53607
by Alexander Cordell
read by George Holmes
3 cassettes (Reissue)
A Welsh coal mining family struggles to stay together as miners
organize against exploitation by English mine owners in the mid-
nineteenth century. The courage of men fighting for dignity and
justice is tested as love of family is pitted against loyalty to
a striking union. Some strong language. 1969.

The Spanish Bridegroom  RC 53713
by Jean Plaidy
read by Jill Ferris
3 cassettes (Reissue)
Novel based on the life and loves of Philip II of Spain, who
reigned during the Inquisition. Once married to Mary Tudor of
England, he also had three other wives, including one promised to
his unbalanced son, Don Carlos. 1954.

Spirit Moon: The First Americans, Volume 11  RC 52297
by William Sarabande
read by John Polk
4 cassettes
As the Ice Age ends, the People, led by T“rnƒrssuk, begin a
journey to the Great River of the White Whales where they hope to
reunite with friendly tribes. Yet T“rnƒrssuk foresees a struggle
for survival. Sequel to Time beyond Beginning (RC 52296).
Violence and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2000.

The Ten Thousand: A Novel of Ancient Greece  RC 54739
by Michael Curtis Ford
read by Fred Major
3 cassettes
401 B.C. Theo recounts his ill-fated adventure with his master,
Xenophon of Athens, when they join the renegade army of Cyrus of
Persia and travel 1,000 miles through the desert to fight for the
throne in Babylon. Defeated, the Greek mercenaries escape to the
north. Violence and strong language. 2001.

The Thistle and the Rose  RC 53989
by Jean Plaidy
read by Jill Ferris
3 cassettes (Reissue)
In this sequel to The Sixth Wife (RC 52377), the marriage of
James IV of Scotland and Margaret Tudor, Henry VIII's younger
sister, gets off to a shaky start when she discovers that James
not only has many mistresses but numerous illegitimate offspring.
1963.

Trinity  RC 53391
by Leon Uris
read by L.J. Ganser
5 cassettes (Reissue)
Traces the fate of three families in Ireland from 1840-1916. The
Larkins of County Donegal are Catholic peasants living under the
rule of the aristocratic English Hubble dynasty. The MacLeods of
Belfast are Protestant shipyard workers originally from Scotland.
Some descriptions of sex, some violence, and some strong
language. 1976.

Troy  RC 54118
by AdŠle Geras
read by Jill Fox
2 cassettes
Told from the point of view of the women of Troy, the tale
recounts the last weeks of the Trojan War, when women are sick of
tending the wounded, men are tired of fighting, and bored gods
and goddesses find ways to stir things up. Some violence. For
senior high and older readers. 2000.

The Victors: An American Family Portrait, Book 7  RC 53143
by Jack Cavanaugh
read by Jonathan Davis
3 cassettes
San Diego, 1941. Through the centuries, the Morgan family's
spiritual heritage has waned. However, when Pearl Harbor is
attacked, Johnny and Laura Morgan's four children are placed in
situations that test their faith and endanger their lives. Sequel
to The Allies (RC 45517). 1998.

The War Trail North: The Real People, Book 7  RC 54102
by Robert J. Conley
read by L.J. Ganser
1 cassette
The day when Young Puppy goes on his first hunt alone, his older
brother is clubbed to death by Hiadeoni, a vengeful warrior of
the People of the Great Hill. Now it is Young Puppy's turn for
revenge, even though his journey into enemy territory could spark
tribal warfare. 1995.

Warlock: A Novel of Ancient Egypt  RC 53723
by Wilbur Smith
read by David Hartley-Margolin
5 cassettes
In this sequel to River God (RC 37819), Taita retreats to the
desert to study magic after the death of his lover and queen.
Years later, when the queen's teenage grandson, Nefer, becomes
pharaoh, Taita returns to protect him from intrigue. Violence,
some explicit descriptions of sex, and some strong language.
2001.

The White  RC 54821
by Deborah Larsen
read by Jill Ferris
1 cassette
In 1758, Indians abduct and scalp a Pennsylvania colonial family.
Teenager Mary Jemison, however, is spared and adopted by two
Seneca women. Always identified by her white skin, Mary
nonetheless becomes a blend of two cultures--a self-defined
woman. Violence and some descriptions of sex. 2002.

Year of Wonders: A Novel of the Plague  RC 54834
by Geraldine Brooks
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
2 cassettes
Derbyshire, England; 1666. Anna Frith, an eighteen-year-old widow
with two children, is a servant at the rectory. In her account of
the plague's arrival and the villagers' difficult choice of
quarantine, she shows what can happen to faith and human kindness
in times of widespread death and desperation. Some violence.
Bestseller 2001.

The Years with Laura D¡az  RC 53699
by Carlos Fuentes
read by MaryBeth Wise
4 cassettes
Born in 1898, Laura grows up with the new century, her personal
story intermingled with the turbulent history of Mexico. Among
her friends she numbers Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, who paints
her image into one of his murals. Some descriptions of sex and
some strong language. 2000.

Holidays

He Sees You When You're Sleeping  RC 53426
by Mary Higgins Clark and Carol Higgins Clark
read by Jack Fox
1 cassette
Sterling Brooks has been waiting to enter heaven for forty-six
years. He finally gets a chance to redeem his life by returning
to Earth and helping someone. He chooses Marissa, a seven-year-
old desperately missing her father and grandmother, who are in
the Witness Protection Program. Bestseller 2001.

The Promise in a Kiss: A Christmas Novel  RC 54475
by Stephanie Laurens
read by Kristin Allison
2 cassettes
1783. Helena recognizes Sebastian Cynster as the stranger with
whom she shared an unforgettable kiss in Paris seven years ago.
He now navigates her through London society to help her choose a
husband. The passion between them points to a most unlikely
match. Prequel to The Cynsters series. Descriptions of sex. 2001.

Visions of Sugar Plums  RC 55055
by Janet Evanovich
read by Annie Wauters
1 cassette
Trenton, New Jersey, bounty hunter Stephanie Plum is searching
for toy-store owner Sandy Claws, who skipped bail just before
Christmas. Diesel, a mysterious stranger, appears at Plum's
doorstep also seeking a lawbreaker. Together they deal with
Plum's zany family, a parcel of elves, and the missing men.
Strong language. Bestseller 2002.

Human Relationships

As We Are Now  RC 51586
by May Sarton
read by Cyn Delafield
1 cassette (Reissue)
Elderly spinster schoolteacher Caro Spencer is left in a desolate
old folks' home by her older brother. As boredom and lack of
mental stimulation increase for her, she keeps a journal and
plans for the inevitable. 1973.

Atonement  RC 54023
by Ian McEwan
read by Annie Wauters
3 cassettes
England, 1935. Cambridge graduates Cecilia and Robbie fall in
love, defying class distinctions. But a greater crime is
perpetrated by Cecilia's melodramatic thirteen-year-old sister,
Briony. Her willful misconstruction of events she witnesses leads
to the disintegration of her upper-class family and a lifetime of
recriminations. Some explicit descriptions of sex and some strong
language. Bestseller 2001.

Bel Canto  RC 54190
by Ann Patchett
read by Jill Fox
3 cassettes
The private performance of lyric soprano Roxane Coss entices
Japanese industrialist Katsumi Hosokawa to attend a party in his
honor in South America. While the audience applauds, guerrillas
occupy the mansion taking everyone hostage. As the outer world
recedes, relationships between captors and captives come into
play. Some strong language. PEN/Faulkner Award. 2001.

Bodega Dreams  RC 53689
by Ernesto Qui¤onez
read by Gary Telles
2 cassettes
Spanish Harlem. Chino's young, pregnant wife wants him to go
straight, but he becomes involved with Willie Bodega, a crook
with an honest dream to help Puerto Ricans. Soon Chino is in over
his head. Strong language and some violence. For senior high and
older readers. 2000.

Carolina Autumn  RC 52340
by Carol Lynch Williams
read by Mimi Bederman
1 cassette
As she begins high school, fourteen-year-old Carolina is grieving
over the death of her father and sister, while dealing with
difficult relationships with her mother and her best friend. Each
step forward helps Carolina learn to rely on her own strength and
courage. For junior and senior high readers. 2000.

A City of Bells  RC 54388
by Elizabeth Goudge
read by David Cutler
2 cassettes
Mr. Jocelyn Irvin, a shell-shocked veteran of the Boer War,
decides to leave home and move in with his grandfather, Canon
Fordyce, in the English country town of Torminster. There he
meets two orphans adopted by his grandparents and falls in love
with an actress, Felicity Summers. 1936.

The Color of Absence: Twelve Stories about Loss and Hope  RC
54373
edited by James Howe
read by Susan McInerney
2 cassettes
A dozen short stories dealing with various losses. In "Shoofly
Pie," Arab American Mattie mourns the death of her mother and
takes solace in her new job at a restaurant. In "Season's End,"
an aging baseball player loses his last championship game. For
senior high readers. 2001.

The Dearly Departed  RC 54389
by Elinor Lipman
read by Susan McInerney
2 cassettes
In this social comedy, Sunny Batten returns to her dreaded New
Hampshire hometown when her mother dies. At the funeral, she sees
a look-alike who could be her half brother. Family secrets come
to light, the village welcomes her back, and she falls in love:
satire with a happy ending. Some strong language. 2001.

The Dive from Clausen's Pier  RC 54324
by Ann Packer
read by Jill Fox
3 cassettes
Carrie, raised in Wisconsin and engaged to her high school
sweetheart, feels her life is all too predictable. Her fianc‚'s
dive off a pier, leaving him a quadriplegic, precipitates her
move to New York City and a lot of soul searching. Some
descriptions of sex and some strong language. Bestseller 2002.

Eva Moves the Furniture  RC 54648
by Margot Livesey
read by Corrie James
2 cassettes
Eva McEwen grows up in a small Scottish town with her father and
his sister, because her mother died at Eva's birth in 1920. Two
other companions--a woman and a girl who never age--show up
unpredictably and guide many of her decisions, especially
regarding her suitors. 2001.

Fiona Range  RC 51752
by Mary McGarry Morris
read by Celeste Lawson
3 cassettes
Promiscuous, lonely thirty-year-old waitress Fiona was raised as
a charity case in her aunt's prestigious family. She attempts to
establish a relationship with her rumored father, but events get
out of control. Fiona falls for her cousin's old boyfriend and
then for her fianc‚. Strong language and some descriptions of
sex. 2000.

Good Harbor  RC 54561
by Anita Diamant
read by Colleen Delany
2 cassettes
Two women, one fighting breast cancer and the other feeling
isolated from her workaholic husband and teenage daughter, seek
consolation and support in their friendship. As they spend the
summer walking Good Harbor beach in Massachusetts, they share
their personal histories and most guarded fears. 2001.

Good in Bed  RC 54308
by Jennifer Weiner
read by Erin Jones
3 cassettes
After her ex-boyfriend discusses her weight problem in a magazine
column, successful reporter Cannie feels betrayed. Cannie's
family offer little solace, but with her friends' help, the sale
of her screenplay, and an unexpected baby, she realizes what's
important. Some explicit descriptions of sex and some strong
language. Bestseller 2001.

Grand Avenue  RC 54204
by Joy Fielding
read by Sharon Murray
3 cassettes
Four suburban neighbors--Chris, Barbara, Susan, and Vicki--forge
a bond while gathering at the local playground despite their
different lifestyles. Over the years they share problems
regarding unfaithful husbands and unruly children until one of
them is murdered. Strong language, some descriptions of sex, and
some violence. 2001.

Hearts  RC 53597
by Hilma Wolitzer
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
2 cassettes (Reissue)
Linda Reismann, widowed at twenty-six after a six-week marriage,
and her sullen thirteen-year-old stepdaughter, Robin, travel to
the Midwest to deposit Robin with paternal relatives whom the
girl has never met. The kinfolk are unable to take Robin, so the
travelers continue to the West coast. Some explicit descriptions
of sex and some strong language. 1980.

Highwire Moon  RC 53419
by Susan Straight
read by Catherine Byers
2 cassettes
An illegal alien in southern California, Serafina is also an
unwed teenage mother, who is suddenly deported to Mexico without
Elvia, her three-year-old daughter. Serafina struggles to return,
while the abandoned child is thrown into foster care and
unwittingly follows in her mother's footsteps. Strong language
and some descriptions of sex. 2001.

Horowitz and Mrs. Washington  RC 53931
by Henry Denker
read by Jim Zeiger
3 cassettes
After elderly New York widower Sam Horowitz is mugged and knifed
and then suffers a stroke, his children arrange for a
nurse/housekeeper to help with his physical therapy. At first Sam
rejects African American Harriet Washington, but gradually he
accepts her as a friend. Prequel to Mrs. Washington and Horowitz,
Too (RC 52709). 1979.

I Wish I Had a Red Dress  RC 55233
by Pearl Cleage
read by MaryBeth Wise
2 cassettes
Sequel to What Looks like Crazy on an Ordinary Day (RC 46770).
Joyce Mitchell, widowed social worker, dreams of celebrating life
in the perfect red dress. When she meets the new vice principal,
she is closer to her dreams than ever before. Some descriptions
of sex and some strong language. 2001.

In My Father's Court  RC 53128
by Isaac Bashevis Singer
read by Ray Hagen
2 cassettes (Reissue)
Stories based on Singer's childhood memories of the rabbinical
court his father conducted in the family home on Krochmalna
Street in Warsaw in the early 1900s. These tales reflect the
importance of Jewish law and its interpretation by the rabbi in
the Eastern European Jewish community. 1966.

Just Say No!  RC 53900
by Omar Tyree
read by Bill Quinn
4 cassettes
African American buddies Darin Harmon and John Williams of North
Carolina receive college scholarships, Darin for sports and John
for music. When Darin receives a career-ending injury he becomes
John's manager. Successful, John struggles with the temptations
of fame--and his bipolar condition. Explicit descriptions of sex,
strong language, and some violence. 2001.

The Kind of Love That Saves You  RC 54097
by Amy Yurk
read by Barbara Pinolini
1 cassette
After five years of marriage Sarah is happy to become pregnant.
In a series of journal entries to her unborn baby she relates the
events of her beloved husband's death, her estrangement from her
childhood friend Calista, and the unexpected support she receives
from a new neighbor. 2000.

A Love of My Own  RC 54842
by E. Lynn Harris
read by Peter Jay Fernandez
2 cassettes
Both Zola Norwood, the editor-in-chief of a hip African American
magazine in New York City, and its gay CEO, Raymond Tyler, are
looking for love and stability after their many years of
disappointment. Sequel to Any Way the Wind Blows (RC 53010).
Explicit descriptions of sex and strong language. Bestseller
2002.

Me Times Three  RC 54164
by Alex Witchel
read by Nanette Savard
2 cassettes
1980s, Manhattan. Sandra Berlin is engaged, ambitious, and
expecting a storybook future. Her hopes are dashed after she
learns her fianc‚ has deceived her. Thrown back into the singles'
pool, she endures dating disasters. Her fears and epiphanies
increase when her best friend becomes ill. 2002.

Memento Mori  RC 52084
by Muriel Spark
read by Barbara Rappaport
2 cassettes (Reissue)
London, 1950s. Dame Lettie Colston, age seventy-nine, receives
anonymous telephone calls telling her matter-of-factly "Remember
you must die." Surprising reactions are provoked in the various
other recipients of these calls, who include a celebrated author,
an unscrupulous housekeeper, an octogenarian with an eye for
women, and twelve occupants of an old folks' home. 1959.

More Stories from My Father's Court  RC 53129
by Isaac Bashevis Singer
read by Ray Hagen
2 cassettes
Twenty-seven more stories evoking the Jewish community in early-
twentieth-century Warsaw. The stories are drawn from Singer's
childhood recollections of the men and women who came to his
father, the rabbi, for advice and opinion on Jewish law. Sequel
to In My Father's Court (RC 53128). 2000.

The Na‹ve and Sentimental Lover  RC 54092
by John Le Carr‚
read by Gary Telles
3 cassettes (Reissue)
Aldo Cassidy, a wealthy London businessman bored with his way of
life, becomes infatuated with a glamorous bohemian couple--a
writer named Shamus and his beautiful wife, Helen. Strong
language, some descriptions of sex, and some violence. 1979.

The Night Listener  RC 52746
by Armistead Maupin
read by Ray Hagen
2 cassettes
Gabriel Noone suffers from writer's block, struggling to create a
script for his late-night radio program and trying to cope with
the departure of his lover of ten years. The arrival of a book
manuscript by a thirteen-year-old boy who has endured horrendous
sexual abuse by his parents changes Gabriel's life. Strong
language. 2000.

Pardon Me, You're Stepping on My Eyeball!  RC 54914
by Paul Zindel
read by Terence Aselford
2 cassettes (Reissue)
"Marsh" Mellow and Edna Shinglebox, both fifteen, meet in a
therapy group at Curtis Lee High School. The two appear freaky
and depressed, but when they take off on an adventure together,
they help each other move toward self-acceptance. Some strong
language. For junior and senior high readers. 1976.

The Pickup  RC 54086
by Nadine Gordimer
read by Laura Giannarelli
2 cassettes
A chance encounter between Julie, a privileged white South
African, and Abdu, an illegal Arab immigrant car mechanic,
develops into an affair. On the brink of deportation, Abdu
marries Julie, who moves with him to his ancestral Muslim
village. Some descriptions of sex and some strong language. 2001.

Prague  RC 54758
by Arthur Phillips
read by Frank Coffee
3 cassettes
Five young North Americans live in Budapest, although they
suspect that Prague is a better place. An odd assortment thrown
together by an expatriate bond rather than sincere affinity, they
sort through career and lifestyle decisions. Some descriptions of
sex and some strong language. Bestseller 2002.

Quentins  RC 55054
by Maeve Binchy
read by Anne Flosnik
3 cassettes
Ella Brady has been a customer at Quentins since she was six
years old. Now in her twenties and recovering from an affair,
Ella turns her attention to producing a documentary about the
increasingly successful restaurant, whose staff and customers
exemplify Dublin's fortunes since the 1970s. 2002.

Skinned Alive: Stories  RC 52860
by Edmund White
read by Chris Parente
2 cassettes
In this collection of eight stories, White explores themes of gay
life such as desire, intimacy, love, and jealousy. Through it
all, his characters live under the melancholy spectre of AIDS and
the ever-present threat of mortality and grief. Explicit
descriptions of sex and some strong language. 1995.

The Snow Goose  RC 54514
by Paul Gallico
read by Janis Gray
1 cassette (Reissue)
A young Saxon girl brings a reclusive hunchbacked painter an
injured Canada goose. Bonds of affection grow between the bird
and Philip Rhayader and Fritha, linking them in Philip's heroic
decision to rescue soldiers at Dunkirk during World War II. 1940.

Spies  RC 54025
by Michael Frayn
read by David Hartley-Margolin
2 cassettes
Following one of their mothers around the neighborhood, two
British schoolboys during World War II imagine that she is a
German spy. Stephen and Keith soon enter the world of grownups
and become entangled in events beyond their comprehension.
Bestseller 2002.

Standing in the Rainbow  RC 54819
by Fannie Flagg
read by Barbara Caruso
3 cassettes
Follows town life in Elmwood Springs, Missouri, from the 1940s to
the 1990s. Mrs. Dorothy Smith from Welcome to the World, Baby
Girl! (RC 47006) continues her radio show. Her son, Bobby, gets
involved with the guests, including a blind teenager and a
gospel-singing family. Some strong language. Bestseller 2002.

Sula  RC 54438
by Toni Morrison
read by Gail Nelson
1 cassette (Reissue)
In Medallion, Ohio, African American girls Sula and Nel grow up
in the Bottom during the 1920s and 1930s. Nel follows the
traditional route of marriage and children, while Sula ventures
out into the world. Traces their friendship and estrangement
through the years. Explicit descriptions of sex and some strong
language. 1973.

The Three of Us  RC 55126
by Cynthia Victor
read by Margaret Strom
3 cassettes
After a store robbery in which four people die, survivors Kip,
Eloise, and Nora become best friends. They share their main
regrets and are determined to turn their lives around. False
starts, tragedies, and ultimately positive changes occur. Some
explicit descriptions of sex, some violence, and some strong
language. 2002.

Three Weeks in Paris  RC 54312
by Barbara Taylor Bradford
read by Madelyn Buzzard
2 cassettes
Although they were once friends, Alexandra, Kay, Jessica, and
Maria graduate from a Paris design school, parting as enemies.
After seven silent years, they reunite to celebrate the birthday
of their beloved teacher. The women examine their past feud and
reveal their troubled love lives. Descriptions of sex. 2002.

Thursdays at Eight  RC 54737
by Debbie Macomber
read by Mitzi Friedlander
2 cassettes
Four women friends from a writing class meet weekly for breakfast
and companionship. Despite their age differences, Clare, Liz,
Karen, and Julia find support and solace during difficult times
that include divorce, death, career decisions, and motherhood.
2001.

Times and Seasons  RC 53473
by Beverly LaHaye and Terri Blackstock
read by Janis Gray
2 cassettes
The women of Cedar Circle continue to support each other through
crises. As Cathy prepares for her wedding, she learns her son,
Mark, has been arrested. Brenda objects to her teenage son
working. Tory struggles to raise her daughter, who has Down
syndrome. Sequel to Showers in Season (RC 52213). 2001.

Twelve  RC 54815
by Nick McDonell
read by Erik Sandvold
1 cassette
White Mike is a clean-cut drug dealer happy to oblige fellow
Manhattan preppies eager to try a new drug, Twelve. But the
teenagers' New Year's Eve party with its open door policy gets
out of control. Debut novel by teenage author. Violence, strong
language, and some descriptions of sex. Bestseller 2002.

Whale Talk  RC 52057
by Chris Crutcher
read by John Polk
2 cassettes
Talented, multiracial teen T.J. Jones shuns organized sports but
agrees to help his favorite teacher pull together a swim team. He
attracts a group of misfits who become buddies and champions--
earning the ire of the school jocks, whose bullying erupts into
violence. Strong language and some violence. For senior high
readers. 2001.

What Became of Her  RC 54690
by M.E. Kerr
read by John Polk
1 cassette
Widowed, wealthy Rosalind Slaymaster returns to her small
hometown with her constant companion, Peale, a mannequin.
Meanwhile E.C.--a friend of her teenaged niece Julie--discovers
Rosalind's old diary. He learns how some of the townspeople
humiliated her and of Rosalind's plan to seek revenge. For junior
and senior high readers. 2000.

What You Owe Me  RC 54231
by Bebe Moore Campbell
read by Kimberly Schraf
4 cassettes
After World War II African American Hosanna Clark and Holocaust
survivor Gilda Rosenstein meet while working as maids. After they
develop and market a hand lotion, Gilda takes off with their
profits and starts a successful cosmetic company. Hosanna's
daughter, Matriece, eventually joins the company, seeking
revenge. Some strong language. 2001.

Humor

Adrian Mole: The Cappuccino Years  RC 53397
by Sue Townsend
read by George Holmes
2 cassettes
Adrian resumes his diary in 1997, commenting on his problems and
those of England. Now thirty, Adrian is a single father, chef at
a fashionable restaurant of British cuisine, and still longing
for Pandora Braithwaite, his first love. Companion to Adrian
Mole: The Lost Years (RC 46669). Strong language. 1999.

Bad Heir Day  RC 54592
by Wendy Holden
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
2 cassettes
Fledgling London writer Anna Farrier takes a job as an assistant
to inebriate bestselling romance writer Cassandra Knight and her
lecherous washed-up rock star husband. Then Anna discovers that
she's really been hired to be the nanny to the couple's fiendish
eight-year-old, Zak. Strong language and some explicit
descriptions of sex. 2000.

Bad News  RC 53434
by Donald E. Westlake
read by Barry Bernson
2 cassettes
Professional thief John Dortmunder, last seen in What's the Worst
That Could Happen? (RC 46566), gets involved in a gambling casino
scam. Little Feather Redcorn and her accomplices switch bodies
from graveyards to prove that she's the last member of her tribe
and is entitled to millions. Some strong language. 2001.

Beyond Bingo  RC 54403
by Joan Drummond Miller and others
read by Colleen Delany
2 cassettes
Three elderly California women feel revitalized when they buy
some marijuana and bake it in brownies to help a friend who has
cancer manage her pain. Before long, supplied by Mafia drug
dealers, they are providing illegal relief to other customers.
Then a dismembered corpse spoils the fun. Some strong language.
2000.

Cause Celeb  RC 53323
by Helen Fielding
read by Corrie James
3 cassettes
Satire from author of Bridget Jones's Diary (RC 46267) about
London's rich and famous. Publicist Rosie Richardson leaves her
shallow but gorgeous lover Oliver Marchant for refugee work in
Africa. When famine hits she returns to England to arrange a
celebrity-backed emergency effort. Strong language and some
explicit descriptions of sex. 1994.

Deep in the Shade of Paradise  RC 55176
by John Dufresne
read by Barry Bernson
2 cassettes
In this sequel to Louisiana Power and Light (RC 40122), Grisham
Loudermilk is marrying Ariane Thevenot in Shiver-de-Freeze,
Louisiana. But Grisham still sees his lover, Miranda, and his
cousin, Adlai, falls in love with the bride. Meanwhile Father Pat
is rethinking celibacy. Some strong language. 2002.

Handyman  RC 51543
by Linda Nichols
read by Susan McInerney
2 cassettes
Maggie, a college dropout and single mom with a dead-end job,
accepts her friend's offer to pay for a three-week therapy
overhaul. Unaware that the therapist had a heart attack, Maggie
unburdens herself to remodeling contractor Jake. Instead of
admitting he's not the doctor, Jake attempts to fix Maggie's
life. Some strong language. 2000.

I Don't Want to Go to Jail  RC 54080
by Jimmy Breslin
read by Robert Sams
3 cassettes
Satirical tale of the twilight of the New York Mafia. Fausti "the
Fist" Dellacava has run the mob's operation in Greenwich Village
for decades. When he is arrested he fakes insanity to avoid jail
time. Meanwhile, because of his family, the Fist's nephew and
namesake can't find legitimate work. Violence and strong
language. 2001.

Knocked Out by My Nunga-Nungas: Further, Further Confessions of
Georgia Nicolson  RC 54535
by Louise Rennison
read by Erin Jones
1 cassette
Georgia continues her journal entries following On the Bright
Side, I'm Now the Girlfriend of a Sex God (RC 52090). Her parents
drag her on a vacation to Scotland. Then back home she sees two
boys at the same time. For senior high readers. Bestseller 2001.

Miss Julia Throws a Wedding  RC 54718
by Ann B. Ross
read by Terry Hayes Sales
2 cassettes
Widow Julia Springer of Abbotsville, North Carolina, insists on
planning a wedding for attorney Binkie Enloe and her fianc‚,
deputy Coleman Bates. But Miss Julia really wants her friend
Hazel Marie to get hitched to her live-in lover as a good example
to Hazel's young son. 2002.

The Nanny Diaries  RC 54032
by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus
read by Erin Jones
2 cassettes
Satirical take on rich New Yorkers who hire caregivers to be
substitute parents. An NYU student majoring in child development
opts for a part-time nanny job to pay her rent and winds up with
more family involvement than she anticipated. Some strong
language. Bestseller 2002.

Photo Hero: A Satire of Photography  RC 54383
by George A. Covington
read by Gary Telles
2 cassettes
Anthony Slone, a widowed photographer whose career has been
revitalized by a scandal, agrees to help a dying multimillionaire
achieve a lasting reputation as a famous photographer. Thomas
Adderly-Phillips is rechristened "Taps" and, with Slone's help,
perpetrates a hoax on the world. Strong language. 2001.

The Princess Diaries  RC 51524
by Meg Cabot
read by Mary Ann Nichols
2 cassettes
Fourteen-year-old Mia keeps a diary of her problems--she's too
tall and flat chested, she's flunking algebra, and her mom is
dating her teacher. But then her dad arrives from Europe to
announce that Mia is really a princess and the heir to his
throne. For junior and senior high readers. 2000.

Up in the Air  RC 53856
by Walter Kirn
read by Fred Major
2 cassettes
Ryan Bingham travels from city to city across America performing
a job he hates--firing people. He is a citizen of "Airworld," a
parallel universe of airplanes, airports, chain food, rent-a-
cars, and suite hotels. He is close to attaining his frequent-
flier goal--one million bonus miles--before he quits or is fired
himself. Some strong language. 2001.

Legal

The Associate  RC 54369
by Phillip Margolin
read by Robert Sams
2 cassettes
Lawyer Daniel Ames becomes the scapegoat in a lawsuit involving a
pharmaceutical company accused of causing birth defects. After
being fired Ames is suspected of murdering his boss. Investigator
Kate Ross and attorney Amanda Jaffe help Ames research the case.
Violence, strong language, and some descriptions of sex. 2001.

Courting Trouble  RC 54177
by Lisa Scottoline
read by Jill Fox
2 cassettes
Philadelphia lawyer Anne Murphy leaves town for the Fourth of
July weekend only to read in the newspaper that she's been
murdered. Anne realizes that her cat-sitter must have been killed
by mistake, so she remains in hiding to catch the culprit. Some
violence and some strong language. 2002.

Enemy Within  RC 55145
by Robert K. Tanenbaum
read by Gregory Gorton
3 cassettes
During an election year, New York district attorney Butch Karp
contends with several shady situations, among them: a serial
killer stalks the homeless; Karp's wife, spitfire Marlene Ciampi,
overreacts to getting rich in the stock market; and his daughter,
Lucy, volunteers at a dicey soup kitchen. Violence and strong
language. 2001.

The Hearing  RC 53220
by John Lescroart
read by Ray Foushee
4 cassettes
San Francisco lawyer Dismas Hardy defends a homeless man accused
of murdering an African American woman attorney. Police
lieutenant Abraham Glitsky has a solid case, but his relationship
to the deceased influences him. As Hardy digs further, he
uncovers political corruption and scandal. Some violence and some
strong language. 2001.

The Judgment  RC 53934
by D.W. Buffa
read by Dennis Predovic
3 cassettes
Loathsome Judge Calvin Jeffries of Portland, Oregon, is murdered.
Attorney Joe Antonelli suspects Elliott Winston of masterminding
the crime and tries to prove it after another judge dies.
Winston, a hospitalized mental patient, is a former lawyer who
once attempted to kill Antonelli. Some violence and some strong
language. 2001.

The King of Torts  RC 55167
by John Grisham
read by Fred Major
2 cassettes
Public defender Clay Carter assumes it is just another
Washington, D.C., murder case when the defense of Tequila Watson
is thrust into his hands. But Carter's investigation into
Watson's drug abuse and subsequent rehabilitation uncovers
corruption at a major pharmaceutical company. Some strong
language. Bestseller 2003.

Mortal Allies  RC 54157
by Brian Haig
read by Chuck Benson
3 cassettes
Major Sean Drummond, introduced in Secret Sanction (RC 53151), is
a JAG lawyer assigned to defend an officer accused of murder in
South Korea. Drummond finds that his cocounsel is an old law
school nemesis, the defendant is a homosexual, and the CIA has
secrets to hide. Violence and strong language. 2002.

Reversible Errors  RC 55056
by Scott Turow
read by Jack Fox
3 cassettes
Kindle County attorney Arthur Raven is appointed to ensure that
the decade-old murder case against retarded death row inmate
Rommy Gandolph is airtight before Gandolph's execution in a few
weeks. But Raven uncovers problems with the evidence, and a dying
inmate confesses to the crime. Strong language and some violence.
Bestseller 2002.

Suspicion of Vengeance  RC 53862
by Barbara Parker
read by Madelyn Buzzard
3 cassettes
Miami attorney Gail Connor helps a family friend whose grandson
is about to be executed for a murder he didn't commit. Gail and
her cousin Jackie--a cop in Stuart, Florida, where the crime
occurred--investigate. They uncover skeletons in their family
that may be linked to the case. Violence and strong language.
2001.

True Justice  RC 53312
by Robert K. Tanenbaum
read by Gregory Gorton
3 cassettes
Assistant D.A. Butch Karp and his wife, Marlene Ciampi--last seen
in Act of Revenge (RC 49010)--are handling separate cases of
infanticide. A series of deaths involving newborns engages the
public's attention, but the two lawyers try to rise above
politics and public opinion to obtain justice. Violence and
strong language. 2000.

Unfit to Practice  RC 54806
by Perri O'Shaughnessy
read by Mary Kane
3 cassettes
Lake Tahoe attorney Nina Reilly faces disbarment after three case
files are stolen from her truck and their confidential contents
are disclosed. Defending Reilly are her ex-husband, Jack
McIntyre, and her lover, investigator Paul van Wagoner.
Circumstances become worse when the files reappear. Strong
language and some violence. 2002.

Literature

All the King's Men  RC 53553
by Robert Penn Warren
read by Steven Carpenter
4 cassettes
Restored edition, reconstructed from the author's original
typescript, recreates the world of a corrupt southern politician
of the 1920s and 1930s. Country boy Willie (Stark) Talos rises to
become governor of his state only to be brought down by his
personal failings. 2001 editorial afterword by Noel Polk. Strong
language. Pulitzer Prize. 1946.

Austerlitz  RC 53308
by W.G. Sebald
read by Ken Kliban
2 cassettes
A discussion of architectural history in 1967 in the Antwerp,
Belgium, train station initiates a tenuous friendship between the
unnamed speaker and the title character. During encounters over
the next thirty years, Austerlitz gradually reveals his complex
identity as a child of Holocaust victims who was raised by Welsh
Protestants. Bestseller 2001.

Collected Stories  RC 53855
by Saul Bellow
read by Roy Avers
4 cassettes
Thirteen stories by the American 1976 Nobel laureate. In "What
Kind of Day Did You Have?" a renowned but now aging critic makes
exorbitant demands of his mistress; though she complies at
considerable personal hardship, he fails her at a critical
juncture. Some descriptions of sex and some strong language.
2001.

The Collected Stories of Richard Yates  RC 53249
by Richard Yates
read by Fred Major
4 cassettes
Twenty-seven stories by an acclaimed American writer who died in
1992. Yates often focuses on dreamers and unfulfilled ambitions.
The autobiographical "Saying Goodbye to Sally" tells about the
short-term affair of a young novelist invited to write a
Hollywood screenplay in the early sixties. Some descriptions of
sex and some strong language. 2001.

Ferdydurke  RC 54011
by Witold Gombrowicz
read by Ken Kliban
3 cassettes
A thirty-year-old writer is abducted by a professor and turned
back into a schoolboy. He uses his unprecedented new situation to
give offense and admit to disreputable desires. This 1937 black
comedy, a classic of European modernism, is translated into
English directly from the Polish original for the first time.
Foreword by Susan Sontag. 2000.

The Gourmet Club: A Sextet  RC 54236
by Jun'ichiro Tanizaki
read by Mary Kane
2 cassettes
Six stories representative of different phases of this early
twentieth-century Japanese writer's work, originally published
between 1911 and 1955. In the title piece, an overindulged
gourmand goes to extreme lengths to pique the jaded appetites of
his fellow club members. 2001.

A Murder, a Mystery, and a Marriage  RC 53185
by Mark Twain
read by Cyn Delafield
1 cassette
A previously unpublished story by Mark Twain, written in 1876.
Set in small-town Missouri, the tale involves an arranged
marriage, a mysterious stranger, and a convenient murder and has
a twist at the end. The foreword and afterword by Roy Blount Jr.
explain the book's literary significance. 2001.

Murphy  RC 53985
by Samuel Beckett
read by Graeme Malcolm
1 cassette
Early novel by the Nobel Prize-winning playwright and novelist
who died in 1989. With grim humor, verbal showmanship, and
playful erudition--very different from his later works--Beckett
explores the deterioration of an alienated Irishman in London.
Murphy attempts to disengage himself from everyday life, finally
taking refuge in an asylum. Some strong language. 1938.

Stories and Texts for Nothing  RC 53908
by Samuel Beckett
read by Graeme Malcolm
1 cassette
Three short stories and thirteen vignettes by 1969 Nobel Prize-
winning Irish writer. Originally published in French in 1958 and
later translated by the author. 1967.

Summer in Baden-Baden  RC 54249
by Leonid Tsypkin
read by David Cutler
2 cassettes
Fictional recreation of Fyodor Dostoyevsky's western European
travels with his new wife, Anna, in 1867. Depicts his intense
passions and obsessions--jealousy, gambling, his health, the
constant humiliation of limited funds, and his anti-Semitism.
Portrays the intimacy of the couple's conjugal love and Anna's
profound grief at Dostoyevsky's deathbed. Some strong language.
1987.

Tropisms  RC 53730
by Nathalie Sarraute
read by Gabriella Cavallero
1 cassette
A series of "movements"--lean, disembodied vignettes--captured in
words by the experimental twentieth-century French writer of the
"new novel." Sarraute claims that this first book of prose poems
contains in germinal form all the raw material she continued to
develop in later works. Translated from the 1957 French edition.
1963.

Up at the Villa  RC 53803
by W. Somerset Maugham
read by Mitzi Friedlander
1 cassette
Thirty-year-old English widow Mary Panton, mending her spirits at
a borrowed Italian villa, receives two marriage proposals--one
from a friend of her late father and another from a ne'er-do-
well. When tragedy strikes, Mary uncovers the true character of
each suitor. 1940.

Watt  RC 53416
by Samuel Beckett
read by Graeme Malcolm
2 cassettes
Challenging absurdist fiction by the Irish novelist and
playwright who won the 1969 Nobel Prize for literature. In a
succession of grim, comic, and surreal moments, Watt seeks
meaning in the mundane while he waits for the employer, Mr.
Knott, who never appears. 1945.

Medical

The Case of Dr. Sachs  RC 53690
by Martin Winckler
read by Corrie James
3 cassettes
A rural French physician's dedication to the Hippocratic oath,
his prevailing kindness to humanity, and his disgruntlement with
medical bureaucracy are revealed through vignettes of his
interactions with patients, friends, and medical associates. Some
descriptions of sex and some strong language. Prix du Livre
Inter. 2000.

Fatal  RC 54307
by Michael Palmer
read by Ray Foushee
3 cassettes
Dr. Matt Ruttledge believes that the illnesses in his hometown of
Belinda, West Virginia, are caused by the local coal mine. Then,
with the investigative help of visiting doctor Nikki Solari, he
discovers that an experimental vaccine tested a decade earlier is
the culprit--and is going on sale. Violence and strong language.
2002.

Grave Secrets  RC 54330
by Kathy Reichs
read by Erin Jones
2 cassettes
Forensic specialist Dr. Tempe Brennan is in Guatemala identifying
the bodies of victims of political massacres committed decades
earlier. She is called to the capital city to assist in a case
involving missing young women, among them the Canadian
ambassador's daughter. Violence and strong language. 2002.

The Surgeon  RC 54007
by Tess Gerritsen
read by Chuck Benson
2 cassettes
Trauma surgeon Catherine Cordell left Savannah after escaping
from a serial murderer whom she managed to kill. A copycat is now
stalking her in Boston while finding other victims, and Catherine
falls in love with the detective on the case. Violence, strong
language, and some descriptions of sex. 2001.

Mystery and Detective

Agatha Raisin and the Love from Hell  RC 54470
by M.C. Beaton
read by Patricia Kilgarriff
2 cassettes
Just as newlyweds Agatha Raisin and James Lacey discover that
they are irreconcilably incompatible, James's former mistress is
murdered, and he disappears. Agatha and her friend Sir Charles
Fraith investigate. 2001.

The Apothecary Rose  RC 54661
by Candace M. Robb
read by Vanessa Maroney
3 cassettes
England, 1363. Medieval sleuth Owen Archer must go undercover at
the apothecary. Commanded by the archbishop to investigate the
mysterious poisoning of two pilgrims at an abbey in York, Archer
must determine who concocted the fatal elixir. Some violence.
1993.

April Fool Dead: A Death on Demand Mystery  RC 54054
by Carolyn Hart
read by Mitzi Friedlander
2 cassettes
In her South Carolina island hometown, bookstore owner Annie
Darling distributes fliers advertising an author's book signing.
Then someone plays a vicious joke with counterfeit fliers
accusing residents of various crimes. Annie ties the bogus fliers
into the murders of a teacher and, later, a student. 2002.

The Art of Deception  RC 54812
by Ridley Pearson
read by Ray Foushee
3 cassettes
Seattle policemen Lou Boldt and John LaMoia, investigating
separate cases, conclude that the murder of an abused woman and
the disappearance of two tourists are related. Meanwhile, a
homeless man is stalking department psychologist Daphne Matthews.
Violence and strong language. 2002.

Authorized Personnel Only  RC 53904
by Barbara D'Amato
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
2 cassettes
Chicago police officers Norm Bennis and Suze Figueroa are
tracking a serial killer when a child molester, unbeknownst to
Figueroa and seeking revenge, begins living in the attic of her
family's old Victorian house. Violence and strong language. Edgar
Allan Poe Award. 2000.

Bad Boy Brawly Brown  RC 54452
by Walter Mosley
read by Alec Volz
2 cassettes
Los Angeles, 1964. Easy Rawlins, still mourning the death of his
partner, Mouse, agrees to help a friend locate his stepson,
Brawly, who has gotten involved in a radical political group. As
Rawlins investigates, he uncovers crooked cops, shady women,
robbers, and two murders. Strong language and some violence.
Bestseller 2002.

Bad News  RC 53434
by Donald E. Westlake
read by Barry Bernson
2 cassettes
Professional thief John Dortmunder, last seen in What's the Worst
That Could Happen? (RC 46566), gets involved in a gambling casino
scam. Little Feather Redcorn and her accomplices switch bodies
from graveyards to prove that she's the last member of her tribe
and is entitled to millions. Some strong language. 2001.

The Baked Bean Supper Murders  RC 53861
by Virginia Rich
read by Mitzi Friedlander
2 cassettes (Reissue)
Widow Eugenia Potter's neighbors are being killed in the Maine
fishing village where she lives part-time, and she suspects she
might be next. Between community suppers and lobster cook-offs,
she investigates. 1983.

Basket Case  RC 53626
by Carl Hiaasen
read by Steven Carpenter
2 cassettes
Florida news reporter Jack Tagger is demoted to writing
obituaries. So he attempts to revive his career by proving that
the death of a has-been rock star was not accidental. Jack's
investigation uncovers multiple murders, kidnapping, and an
assault with a frozen lizard. Strong language and some violence.
Bestseller 2002.

The Bat, The Haunted Lady, The Yellow Room: Three Complete Novels
by America's Mistress of Mystery  RC 53494
by Mary Roberts Rinehart
read by Madelyn Buzzard
4 cassettes
Works by an early-twentieth-century mystery writer (1876-1958),
whose sons later established the Farrar & Rinehart publishing
company. In The Bat a serial killer preys on the wealthy for
blood and money, finally trapping Dale Ogden and her aunt in a
country house during a storm. 1995.

The Bat; Bab, a Sub-Deb  RC 54357
by Mary Roberts Rinehart
read by Margaret Strom
3 cassettes
A pair of works by Rinehart. In The Bat, someone or something is
trying to scare Miss Cornelia Van Gorder, of New York City, to
death. In Bab, a Sub-Deb, the writing assignment of a schoolgirl,
who is a year away from her debut, leads to tragedy and murder.
1920.

The Beach House  RC 54158
by James Patterson and Peter de Jonge
read by Gil Bellows
2 cassettes
Jack Mullen, a Columbia University law student from Montauk, Long
Island, investigates the death of his younger brother, Peter, who
supposedly drowned. Jack knows that Peter was murdered and
enlists his friends to help prove it. Rich and powerful people
oppose them. Violence and strong language. Bestseller 2002.

The Best American Mystery Stories 2001  RC 53259
edited by Lawrence Block
read by Richard Hauenstein
3 cassettes
Twenty of the year 2000's best short mystery stories selected
from magazines. In "Lobster Night" by Russell Banks a barmaid
murders her employer. In "Easy Street" by T. Jefferson Parker an
FBI agent returns to southern California to catch a bank robber.
Violence, strong language, and some explicit descriptions of sex.
2001.

The Best American Mystery Stories of the Century  RC 53349
edited by Tony Hillerman
read by Ted Stoddard
7 cassettes in 2 containers
Anthology of short crime stories of the twentieth century.
Includes classic authors like O. Henry, Raymond Chandler, William
Faulkner, and Ellery Queen and contemporary writers like Sue
Grafton, Lawrence Block, and Dennis Lehane. Foreword by Otto
Penzler. Some descriptions of sex, some violence, and some strong
language. 2000.

The Bishop and the Beggar Girl of St. Germain  RC 53746
by Andrew M. Greeley
read by Bob Askey
2 cassettes
While visiting Paris, Bishop Blackie Ryan of Chicago is asked to
investigate the disappearance of a beloved charismatic priest
called Jean-Claude. Father Ryan hires a young musician-beggar,
Marie-Bernadette, to translate for him. But not everyone is eager
to locate the missing man. 2001.

Black Mirror  RC 53590
by Nancy Werlin
read by Kristin Allison
2 cassettes
Sixteen-year-old Frances Leventhal and her brother, Daniel,
attend their preppy boarding school on a need-based scholarship.
When Daniel dies of a drug overdose, Frances, feeling guilty,
joins the charity organization he supported. What she learns
makes her question her sibling's death. Some strong language. For
senior high readers. 2001.

Bleeders: A "Nameless Detective" Novel  RC 54139
by Bill Pronzini
read by Roy Avers
2 cassettes
The Nameless Detective's innocent client is murdered, and the
detective himself is almost killed as well. His wife and adopted
daughter worry about him as he scours San Francisco's skid row
for the culprit. He is sixty and contemplates retirement.
Violence and strong language. 2002.

Blood Orchid  RC 55060
by Stuart Woods
read by Annie Wauters
2 cassettes
Orchid Beach, Florida. Police chief Holly Barker and FBI agent
Grant Early investigate the serial murders of potential buyers of
a drug dealer's confiscated property. Sequel to Orchid Blues (RC
53564). Some explicit descriptions of sex, some violence, and
some strong language. 2002.

The Blue Knight  RC 51338
by Joseph Wambaugh
read by Dan Bloom
2 cassettes (Reissue)
Big, brash Bumper Morgan is a veteran cop of the L.A.P.D. After
twenty years on the beat--the underbelly world of pimps, pushers,
winos, prostitutes, and killers--he is nearing retirement, and
through it all he has kept a heart of gold under his badge of
bronze. Explicit descriptions of sex and strong language. 1972.

The Blue Last: A Richard Jury Mystery  RC 53302
by Martha Grimes
read by Bob Askey
3 cassettes
Superintendent Richard Jury of Scotland Yard is asked by a dying
colleague to investigate the possibility that babies were
switched during the London blitz. Jury and his friend Melrose
Plant uncover two intertwined, wealthy families; a duplicitous
nanny; and a pair of precocious, endangered children. Some strong
language. 2001.

Blueberry Muffin Murder: A Hannah Swensen Mystery  RC 55213
by Joanne Fluke
read by Kristin Allison
2 cassettes
Lake Eden, Minnesota, is hosting a winter festival, and bakery
owner Hannah Swensen is the chief supplier of sweets. Celebrity
television chef Connie Mac is hired to bake a cake but ends up
being murdered in Hannah's kitchen. Hannah investigates with her
sister Andrea's help. 2002.

The Body in the Bonfire: A Faith Fairchild Mystery  RC 54609
by Katherine Hall Page
read by Barbara Caruso
2 cassettes
Caterer Faith Fairchild agrees to teach cooking at the local
boys' boarding school to find out who's been anonymously
harassing an African American student. The remains of a student
are discovered in the ashes after the annual fall bonfire. Some
strong language. 2002.

The Body in the Moonlight: A Faith Fairchild Mystery  RC 54268
by Katherine Hall Page
read by Suzanne Toren
2 cassettes
Faith Fairchild caters First Parish's fund-raising mystery
dinner, where a beautiful young lady--of whom her minister
husband is fond--dies of poison. Soon the body of the lady's
fianc‚ is found on the moonlit sidewalk. While the village
gossips, Faith's husband becomes distant. Some strong language.
2001.

The Body of Christopher Creed  RC 52758
by Carol Plum-Ucci
read by Bruce Nelson
2 cassettes
Torey Adams, a high school junior with a perfect life, struggles
with doubts and questions surrounding the mysterious
disappearance of the class outcast. As he searches for answers,
he analyzes his own behavior and discovers secrets in the
victim's family. Some strong language. For senior high readers.
Michael L. Printz Honor. 2000.

Body of Lies  RC 54163
by Iris Johansen
read by Madelyn Buzzard
2 cassettes
Senator Melton schemes to bring forensic sculptor Eve Duncan to
Baton Rouge to identify a murder victim. While his plot endangers
Duncan's loved ones, she is imperiled by those wishing the bones
to remain anonymous. Bodies pile up as Duncan keeps working. Some
strong language. 2002.

Brothers of Cain: Cain Trilogy, Book 2  RC 54655
by Miriam Grace Monfredo
read by Laura Giannarelli
2 cassettes
1862. Glynis Tryon's nieces, Bronwen and Kathryn Llyr, of Seneca
Falls, New York, volunteer as nurses following the southern
rebellion. Bronwen, a spy, learns that their brother, Seth, is to
be hanged for espionage in Richmond, Virginia, and plots to free
him. Sequel to Sisters of Cain (RC 54568). 2001.

The Case of the Fabulous Fake  RC 53057
by Erle Stanley Gardner
read by Brian Conn
1 cassette (Reissue)
A nameless young woman appears in attorney Perry Mason's office
and gives him a retainer for future services. The case later
involves embezzlement and murder. 1969.

The Case of the Perjured Parrot  RC 55195
by Erle Stanley Gardner
read by Jack Fox
1 cassette (Reissue)
When eccentric millionaire Fremont Sabin is murdered in his
mountain cabin, his talking parrot is replaced by a screaming
imposter. Sabin's son, Charles, and his wife accuse each other.
Charles hires attorney Perry Mason to find his father's killer.
1939.

The Case of the Shoplifter's Shoe  RC 53053
by Erle Stanley Gardner
read by Brian Conn
2 cassettes
Attorney Perry Mason defends Virginia Trent's eccentric Aunt
Sarah--a kleptomaniac who is now accused of murder. 1938.

The Case of the Sun Bather's Diary  RC 55178
by Erle Stanley Gardner
read by Jack Fox
2 cassettes
Nude sunbather Arlene Duvall, a thief's daughter, has her
clothes, car, and other belongings stolen. She hires Perry Mason
to retrieve a diary containing secrets that can't be revealed.
1955.

Cat on a Blue Monday  RC 54476
by Carole Nelson Douglas
read by J.P. Linton
3 cassettes
Alley cat Midnight Louie and his owner, Temple Barr, investigate
sabotage at the Las Vegas cat show. Meanwhile Temple's boyfriend,
Matt Devine, looks into obscene phone calls to a deaf nun. 1994.

The Cat Who Went up the Creek  RC 53663
by Lilian Jackson Braun
read by Bob Askey
1 cassette
Columnist James Qwilleran and his two Siamese cats, Koko and Yum
Yum, take a vacation at the nearby Nutcracker Inn in Moose
County. Soon two murders, a heart attack, and a suicide occur.
With his pets' help Qwill breaks the case while gathering news
for the paper. Bestseller 2002.

Catch as Cat Can  RC 53778
by Rita Mae Brown and Sneaky Pie Brown
read by Laura Giannarelli
2 cassettes
Just when the Crozet, Virginia, postmistress "Harry" Haristeen is
welcoming the arrival of spring with her pets (cats Mrs. Murphy
and Pewter and dog Tee Tucker), a local mechanic mysteriously
dies. While they are investigating, Harry begins dating a
handsome South American diplomat. Some strong language. 2002.

Cheating Lessons  RC 55077
by Nan Willard Cappo
read by Kristin Allison
1 cassette
When sixteen-year-old Bernadette's high school debate team
becomes a finalist in the state Classics Bowl, she suspects that
someone cheated. As she investigates, she fears that her favorite
teacher, Mr. Malory, might be the culprit. And her mother doesn't
care. Some strong language. For junior and senior high readers.
2002.

The Cheim Manuscript  RC 55110
by Richard S. Prather
read by Gregory Gorton
2 cassettes
Wilfred Jellicoe's the object of a manhunt by two different
people--his ex-wife, Gladys, wanting her belated alimony; and his
boss, notorious aging movie magnate Gideon Cheim, wanting back
his own unpublished tell-all memoir from Jellicoe's custody. In
hot pursuit is L.A. private investigator Shell Scott--hired by
both parties. Some strong language. 1969.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder: A Hannah Swensen Mystery  RC 54603
by Joanne Fluke
read by Kristin Allison
2 cassettes
Bakery owner Hannah Swensen of Lake Eden, Minnesota, discovers
the body of the local dairy delivery man in her alley. Although
her brother-in-law, Bill Todd, is a deputy sheriff, Hannah does
some sleuthing of her own. Then another murder occurs. Includes
cookie recipes. 2000.

Chopping Spree  RC 54456
by Diane Mott Davidson
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
2 cassettes
Colorado caterer Goldy Schulz is hired by her old college buddy,
mall manager Barry Dean, to handle a party for his wealthiest
shoppers. At the end of the event Goldy discovers Barry stabbed
to death with one of her knives. Some violence and some strong
language. 2002.

The Chuckling Fingers  RC 54542
by Mabel Seeley
read by Colleen Delany
2 cassettes
Frightening events at their Lake Superior estate plague the
Heatons, a wealthy lumber family. Ann Gay is concerned about her
cousin Jacqueline, Bill Heaton's wife, and visits her at
Fiddler's Fingers. Shortly after her arrival the reign of terror
begins. Ann must figure out who is really to blame. 1941.

The Circular Staircase; The Man in Lower Ten  RC 54376
by Mary Roberts Rinehart
read by Margaret Strom
3 cassettes (Reissue)
Two mysteries from the early twentieth century. In The Circular
Staircase, maiden aunt Ruth takes her nephew and niece to the
country for the summer. The niece becomes the main suspect in a
series of crimes. In The Man in Lower Ten, a lawyer solves a
murder and falls in love. 1909.

City of Bones  RC 54156
by Michael Connelly
read by Peter Jay Fernandez
2 cassettes
The scattered bones of an abused, murdered child are discovered
in the Hollywood hills. Detective Harry Bosch takes the cold case
and tracks the bones to a boy missing since 1980. Bosch also
begins an affair with a rookie cop as the case takes on strange
twists. Violence and strong language. 2002.

Cons, Scams, and Grifts  RC 54243
by Joe Gores
read by Gregory Gorton
2 cassettes
Dan Kearny, last seen in 32 Cadillacs (RC 37271), owns a San
Francisco collection agency. He is in the process of repossessing
classic cars when head gypsy Staley Zlachi hires him to find a
clanswoman who murdered her husband. Some descriptions of sex,
some violence, and some strong language. 2001.

Cotton Comes to Harlem  RC 52599
by Chester Himes
read by Chuck Young
2 cassettes
Con artist Deke O'Hara swindles $87,000 from residents of Harlem
in a back-to-Africa scheme. When O'Hara is robbed by two white
men, detectives Coffin Ed Johnson and Grave Digger Jones handle
the case. Violence, strong language, and some descriptions of
sex. 1965.

Cozy: A Stanley Hastings Mystery  RC 53445
by Parnell Hall
read by John Polk
2 cassettes
Private detective Stanley Hastings and his wife, Alice, vacation
at a New England bed-and-breakfast while their son is at camp.
Unfortunately, a beautiful blond flirt is poisoned at dinner, and
Stanley is compelled to assist the inept local police, who arrest
the wrong suspect. 2001.

Crossing the Mangrove  RC 51588
by Maryse Cond‚
read by Cyn Delafield
2 cassettes
Francis Sancher--a handsome stranger loved by some and reviled by
others--is found dead, face down in the mud outside a small
Guadaloupean village. At his funeral, the townspeople reveal
their history and culture while speculating about Sancher's
mysterious death and his ties to Fidel Castro and Angola war
victims. 1995.

Cruzatte and Maria: A Gabriel Du Pr‚ Mystery  RC 53351
by Peter Bowen
read by Robert Sams
2 cassettes
M‚tis Indian fiddler Gabriel Du Pr‚ agrees, on his daughter
Maria's insistence, to advise a documentary film crew researching
the Lewis and Clark expedition. But not everyone in Montana is
pleased with the outsiders who they feel are destroying their way
of life. Strong language and some violence. 2001.

Cry Dance  RC 53786
by Kirk Mitchell
read by John Polk
2 cassettes
Investigator Emmett Parker, a Comanche with the Bureau of Indian
Affairs, and rookie FBI agent Anna Turnipseed, a Modoc,
investigate a Bureau of Land Management employee's murder on an
Arizona reservation. They soon discover corruption within the
tribes and the lucrative casino business. Violence and strong
language. 1999.

The Crying Sisters  RC 54274
by Mabel Seeley
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
2 cassettes
Twenty-nine-year-old small-town librarian Janet Ruell is
vacationing alone when she meets a man and his young son at her
first stopover. She impulsively agrees to accompany the stranger
to another resort to watch the boy. What follows is mayhem and
murder. 1939.

The Curse of the Pharaohs  RC 51633
by Elizabeth Peters
read by Barbara Rappaport
3 cassettes
Amelia Peabody and her husband, Emerson, return to Egypt to
assume the leadership of a promising dig in the Valley of the
Kings after the mysterious death of the former leader. It becomes
obvious at once that someone--or something--is intent on
destroying the couple. Sequel to Crocodile on the Sandbank (RC
28834). 1981.

Dantes' Inferno: A Dr. Sylvia Strange Novel  RC 54903
by Sarah Lovett
read by Barbara Pinolini
2 cassettes
Psychiatrist Sylvia Strange of New Mexico travels to Los Angeles
to assist in a serial bombing case. Although the chief culprit,
John Dantes, is already incarcerated, a copycat or former protege
is continuing his work. Sylvia meets antiterrorism expert Edmond
Sweetheart, who assists in the case. Violence and strong
language. 2001.

Darker than Amber  RC 53747
by John D. MacDonald
read by Richard Davidson
2 cassettes
Travis McGee pulls a lovely Eurasian woman from what was meant to
be her watery grave, and he learns that it was her friends and
not her enemies who pushed her off a bridge. So McGee
investigates. Some descriptions of sex, some violence, and some
strong language. 1966.

Dead March: A Civil War Mystery  RC 54485
by Ann McMillan
read by Annie Wauters
2 cassettes
Richmond, Virginia; 1861. On the eve of the Civil War, young
widow Narcissa Powers investigates the mysterious death of her
brother, a medical student. With the help of freedwoman and
healer Judah Daniel and reporter Brit Wallace, she uncovers a
grave robbing and murder scheme. 1998.

Dead Midnight: A Sharon McCone Mystery  RC 54807
by Marcia Muller
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
2 cassettes
The family of Roger Nagasawa hires San Francisco private
investigator Sharon McCone to investigate his suicide. They blame
the online magazine where Roger worked for his death. Sharon,
mourning the suicide of her own brother, uncovers corruption,
greed, and infighting at the dot-com. Strong language and some
violence. 2002.

Dead North: An Alaska Mystery  RC 53499
by Sue Henry
read by Gary Tipton
2 cassettes
Dogsledder Jessie Arnold is driving a motor home from Idaho back
to Alaska when she picks up Patrick, a runaway teen. Patrick's
murderous stepfather is on the boy's trail, jeopardizing Jessie
and her traveling companions. Some violence and some strong
language. 2001.

The Deadhouse  RC 54572
by Linda Fairstein
read by Faith Potts
3 cassettes
New York D.A. Alexandra Cooper, last seen in Cold Hit (RC 49301),
investigates the death of an anthropology professor being stalked
by her ex-husband. New suspects emerge as Alex learns more about
the woman's colleagues and her interest in the ruins of a former
island prison. Violence and strong language. 2001.

Deadlock: A V.I. Warshawski Mystery  RC 53819
by Sara Paretsky
read by Mitzi Friedlander
2 cassettes (Reissue)
Chicago private detective V.I. "Vic" Warshawski mourns her
cousin's death when ex-hockey star Boom Boom is discovered
floating. Investigating further, Vic discovers that Boom Boom was
privy to dangerous secrets involving the Great Lakes shipping
industry, and his death may not have been an accident. Some
strong language. 1984.

Death by the Light of the Moon  RC 53592
by Joan Hess
read by Suzanne Toren
2 cassettes
Bookstore owner Claire Malloy and her teenage daughter, Caron,
travel to the Louisiana bayou for Caron's grandmother's eightieth
birthday celebration. But the matriarch drowns during the night,
and Claire tries to sort out her deceased husband's eccentric
relatives to find the culprit. 1992.

Death in Paradise  RC 53490
by Robert B. Parker
read by Richard Hauenstein
1 cassette
Police chief Jesse Stone of Paradise, Massachusetts, investigates
the case of an unidentified teenage girl discovered murdered and
a wife abuser who won't stop. Stone also struggles with his own
alcoholism, his ex-wife, and a new love interest. Violence and
strong language. 2001.

The Devil Went Down to Austin  RC 53627
by Rick Riordan
read by Robert Sams
3 cassettes
Private investigator Tres Navarre, last seen in The Last King of
Texas (RC 51477), seeks to clear his paraplegic brother, Garrett,
of his business partner's murder. Garrett's software company is
failing and a shady operator is threatening a hostile takeover
when the killing occurs. Violence and strong language. 2001.

Devil's Claw  RC 53377
by J.A. Jance
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
2 cassettes
A week before her wedding in Cochise County, Arizona, sheriff
Joanna Brady is inundated with personal problems and crime. First
her elderly neighbor dies suspiciously. Then a local teen
disappears and the girl's mother--a newly released convict--is
murdered. Joanna discovers more secrets as preparations for the
big event continue. Some violence. 2000.

Die Laughing  RC 52762
by Steve Allen
read by John Lescault
2 cassettes
Steve Allen agrees to honor ailing octogenarian comedian Benny
Hartman's last wish to host a million-dollar award ceremony
honoring their craft. But at Benny's funeral another comedian is
murdered, leaving Steve and his wife Jayne to investigate. Some
strong language. 1998.

Die upon a Kiss  RC 53892
by Barbara Hambly
read by Frank Coffee
3 cassettes
New Orleans, 1835. Benjamin January, a "free black" surgeon and
musician, is employed by an opera company whose financial
investor is murdered--presumably because of the production of
Othello. As January investigates, the multicultural milieu of the
city complicates matters. Some violence and some strong language.
2001.

A Diet to Die For: A Claire Malloy Mystery  RC 54608
by Joan Hess
read by Suzanne Toren
2 cassettes
Claire Malloy, bookstore proprietor, assists overweight heiress
Maribeth Galleston in her attempt to lose weight. But when
Maribeth starts acting strange and accidentally kills an employee
at the local gym, Claire investigates. 1989.

Down among the Dead Men  RC 53929
by Patricia Moyes
read by George Holmes
2 cassettes (Reissue)
While on holiday with his wife, Emmy, Chief Inspector Henry
Tibbett of Scotland Yard is plunged into a murder investigation
involving buried treasure. 1961.

The Dutch: A Milan Jacovich Mystery  RC 53433
by Les Roberts
read by John Polk
2 cassettes
Cleveland private investigator Milan Jacovich is hired by the
father of Ellen Carnine to ascertain why the successful computer
Web designer committed suicide. Jacovich's discovery that the
unattractive woman bookmarked certain Internet sites suggests to
him that she was murdered. Some violence and some strong
language. 2001.

The Emperor of Ocean Park  RC 54326
by Stephen L. Carter
read by Gregory Gorton
5 cassettes
African American law professor Talcott Garland is drawn into a
political conspiracy after his father--a disgraced former Supreme
Court nominee--dies suddenly. Apparently the judge left clues
leading to evidence of crimes by former colleagues in high places
and wants his son to exact revenge. Some violence and some strong
language. Bestseller 2002.

The Empty Copper Sea  RC 53502
by John D. MacDonald
read by Bob Askey
2 cassettes (Reissue)
When an on-the-skids tycoon from Timber Bay falls from his yacht
off the Florida coast, no one believes his drowning is
accidental. Travis McGee and his sidekick Meyer investigate by
posing as corporate real estate agents. Some strong language.
Bestseller 1978.

The Falls: An Inspector Rebus Novel  RC 54477
by Ian Rankin
read by Graeme Malcolm
3 cassettes
Edinburgh's Detective Inspector John Rebus investigates the
murder of wealthy coed Philippa Balfour. He follows the hard
clues, while Constable Siobhan Clarke researches a computer role-
playing game found on the victim's laptop. Rebus uncovers a
serial killer before he is suspended for his unorthodox methods.
Strong language and some violence. 2000.

The Final Deduction: A Nero Wolfe Novel  RC 55541
by Rex Stout
read by James DeLotel
1 cassette (Reissue)
Archie Goodwin, confidential secretary to the brilliant detective
and gourmet Nero Wolfe, narrates a baffling case involving the
kidnapping of a rich woman's young husband and the mysterious
murders of two people. 1955.

A Fine and Bitter Snow  RC 55180
by Dana Stabenow
read by Jill Fox
2 cassettes
Park ranger Dan O'Brian, who disagrees with government oil
exploration policies, finds his job in jeopardy. When a
conservationist who supports O'Brian is murdered and a lodge
owner inexplicably commits suicide, Alaska PI Kate Shugak tries
to connect the dots. Some descriptions of sex, some violence, and
some strong language. 2002.

A Finer End  RC 55014
by Deborah Crombie
read by Patricia Kilgarriff
2 cassettes
Detective Duncan Kincaid and his lover, the newly promoted Gemma
James, travel to Glastonbury to help Duncan's cousin, Jack
Montfort. Jack, haunted by the spirit of a medieval monk, needs
help when his friends' lives are endangered. 2001.

Firebreak  RC 54507
by Richard Stark
read by John Polk
2 cassettes
Master criminal Parker joins a gang of former colleagues to take
a load of already stolen art masterpieces from a computer
billionaire's secret gallery in a Montana lodge. He also has to
contend with a hired assassin trying to kill him. Violence and
strong language. 2001.

First Lady  RC 54400
by Michael Malone
read by Gregory Gorton
3 cassettes
A serial killer is loose in the college town of Hillston, North
Carolina. Police chief Cuddy Mangum and his lieutenant, Justin
Savile, must also contend with the trial of a professor accused
of killing his wife and the arrival of an Irish rock star.
Violence and strong language. 2001.

Five Complete Hercule Poirot Novels: Thirteen at Dinner, Murder
on the Orient Express, The ABC Murders, Cards on the Table, Death
on the Nile  RC 54003
by Agatha Christie
read by Tom Martin
7 cassettes in 2 containers
The ABC Murders involves a serial killer who leaves a railroad
guide at each crime. In Cards on the Table a case is solved by
observing suspects playing bridge. In Thirteen at Dinner an
actress is accused of killing her husband. The other two
mysteries find the Belgian private detective far from England.
1980.

Fleeced: A Regan Reilly Mystery  RC 53563
by Carol Higgins Clark
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
1 cassette
Los Angeles private investigator Regan Reilly is visiting her
parents and lover in New York City. While there, she is hired to
solve the mysterious murders of two retired jewelers. When the
men were about to donate diamonds to their run-down residential
club, they were killed and robbed. 2001.

Flesh and Blood  RC 53587
by Jonathan Kellerman
read by David Hartley-Margolin
3 cassettes
Alex Delaware is embarrassed to recognize Lauren Teague, a former
patient, as the stripper at a bachelor party. When her body is
found in a dumpster, he is determined, against all advice, to
find her murderer. Strong language and some explicit descriptions
of sex. Bestseller 2001.

Funeral in Blue  RC 53435
by Anne Perry
read by Mitzi Friedlander
3 cassettes
William and Hester Monk are looking into the strange behavior of
Hester's sister-in-law. They have barely begun that investigation
when the murders of two women capture their attention. One of the
victims is the wife of Hester's colleague, Dr. Kristian Beck; the
other is an artist's model. Connections between the events prove
elusive. 2001.

A Gift of Sanctuary  RC 53542
by Candace Robb
read by Vanessa Maroney
2 cassettes
Wales, 1370. Captain Owen Archer has been dispatched to his
native land by the duke of Lancaster to inspect the fortresses
and raise a regiment of bowmen. With Archer is his friend
Geoffrey Chaucer, who helps him solve a murder and uncover a plot
of treason. Violence. 1998.

The Green Ripper  RC 53390
by John D. MacDonald
read by Richard Davidson
2 cassettes (Reissue)
Detective Travis McGee, aging and mellowing, falls in love with
Gretel Howard. When she dies suddenly of a devastating fever,
McGee launches a vengeful investigation that leads to a sadistic
religious cult. 1994 introduction by Carl Hiaasen. Some violence
and some strong language. 1979.

A Groom with a View: A Jane Jeffry Mystery  RC 53423
by Jill Churchill
read by Jill Fox
2 cassettes
Jane Jeffry agrees to plan a businesswoman's wedding at the old
family hunting lodge. Along with best friend Shelley and
boyfriend Mel, a policeman, she organizes the help and eccentric
relatives in the spooky old place. But then a murder occurs and
Jane seeks suspects. Some strong language. 1999.

Gruel and Unusual Punishment: A Pennsylvania Dutch Mystery with
Recipes  RC 55000
by Tamar Myers
read by Kristin Allison
2 cassettes
Magdalena Yoder investigates the murder of Clarence Webber, who
is imprisoned locally and dies of arsenic poisoning after eating
grits from her Mennonite inn. Among the list of suspects are many
women Clarence conned money and favors from. Some strong
language. 2002.

Hard Eight  RC 54331
by Janet Evanovich
read by Annie Wauters
2 cassettes
Gone missing are the daughter and granddaughter of a next-door
neighbor of Stephanie Plum's parents in Trenton, New Jersey.
Several characters join bail bondsman Stephanie's search for the
pair: her friend Ranger; her former fianc‚, Joe Morelli; and the
daughter's ex-husband and landlord. Strong language and some
violence. Bestseller 2002.

Hard Road: A Cat Marsala Mystery  RC 53996
by Barbara D'Amato
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
2 cassettes
Reporter Cat Marsala and her six-year-old nephew, Jeremy, are
enjoying Chicago's Oz Festival when they witness a murder and
flee for their lives. Unfortunately the main suspect is Jeremy's
father. Includes an essay by Brian D'Amato on the works of L.
Frank Baum. Some violence and some strong language. 2001.

Hook: A Meg Gillis Crime Novel  RC 54551
by C.J. Songer
read by MaryBeth Wise
2 cassettes
Former LAPD cop Meg Gillis serves divorce papers to the abusive
husband of a female acquaintance of Mike Johnson, Meg's business
partner. This simple favor leads to a world of danger, deception,
and murder, and Meg must protect the people she loves. From the
author of Bait (RC 49569). 1999.

Hope to Die: A Matthew Scudder Novel  RC 54138
by Lawrence Block
read by Ray Foushee
2 cassettes
New York City private investigator Matthew Scudder is hired by
the relatives of a wealthy couple who were killed in a burglary.
Even when prime suspects are discovered dead in a murder/suicide,
Scudder feels that a third person is involved. And the bodies
pile up. Violence and strong language. 2001.

The Hour before Midnight  RC 53412
by Velda Johnston
read by Kristin Allison
1 cassette (Reissue)
American artist Judith Dunne is living in an apartment on the
estate where Cecily, her cousin, was murdered. The killer is
attracted to Judith because of her resemblance to Cecily. So
Judith soon becomes ensnared in the murder mystery. Some
violence. 1978.

Hunting Season  RC 53677
by Nevada Barr
read by Suzanne Toren
2 cassettes
Park ranger Anna Pigeon transfers back to Mississippi's Natchez
Trace Parkway where both her old nemesis, Randy Thigpen, and her
lover, Sheriff Paul Davidson, work. While investigating the
murder of a local poacher, she becomes the target of an unknown
assailant. Violence and strong language. Bestseller 2002.

If Looks Could Kill  RC 54169
by Kate White
read by Barbara Pinolini
2 cassettes
New York crime writer Bailey Weggins helps her friend (and boss),
magazine editor-in-chief Cat Jones, discover who poisoned her
nanny. Cat fears that she herself was the target as Bailey
uncovers adultery, jealousy, and back stabbing among the city's
literary elite. Some violence and some strong language.
Bestseller 2002.

The Importance of Being Ernestine: An Ellie Haskell Mystery  RC
54645
by Dorothy Cannell
read by Vanessa Maroney
2 cassettes
Lady Krumley has a family curse. Ellie Haskell and Roxie Malloy,
posing as private detectives, agree to break it. Their task
entails finding Ernestine, daughter of their elderly employer's
former maid. Lady Krumley had mistreated the maid and seeks to
make amends to the daughter--now forty years old. 2002.

In a Pig's Eye  RC 54267
by Robert Campbell
read by L.J. Ganser
1 cassette
Jimmy Flannery, Chicago sewer inspector and Democratic
committeeman, investigates the death of an anonymous man who
collapses in the gym. He was carrying Italian silver coins in his
pocket. Flannery's curiosity intensifies after he is warned off
by the Mafia. Some strong language. 1991.

The Iron Hand of Mars: A Marcus Didius Falco Mystery Novel  RC
54594
by Lindsey Davis
read by George Holmes
2 cassettes
Roman private detective Marcus Didius is sent by the emperor
Vespasian to Germany in A.D. 71 to rescue a legate from the
barbarians. The sleuth is joined by his lover, Helena, and her
brother, Camillus. The trio encounters a powerful druid
sorceress, scandals, and intrigue. Follows Venus in Copper (RC
35777). 1992.

Jinxed: A Regan Reilly Mystery  RC 54841
by Carol Higgins Clark
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
2 cassettes
California private detective Regan Reilly is hired by three
Weldon siblings to locate a missing fourth relative--young
actress Whitney. Their ninety-three-year-old step aunt Lucretia
Standish, a onetime silent screen star, promises them millions if
they all attend her sixth wedding. But finding Whitney proves
daunting. 2002.

Johnny under Ground  RC 53995
by Patricia Moyes
read by George Holmes
2 cassettes (Reissue)
At a reunion of officers who had served at Dymfield airfield
during WWII, Emmy, wife of Chief Inspector Henry Tibbett of
Scotland Yard, is persuaded to research the station's history,
including the mysterious death of a pilot--raising a number of
ghosts. 1965.

Jolie Blon's Bounce  RC 54332
by James Lee Burke
read by Bruce Huntey
2 cassettes
Dave Robicheaux of the New Iberia, Louisiana, sheriff's
department investigates the vicious murders of two local teenage
girls. One was an honor student, the other a Mafia hit man's
daughter. The family history of the main suspect creates
complications. Explicit descriptions of sex, violence, and strong
language. 2002.

Kaleidoscope: A Countess Karitska Novel  RC 54041
by Dorothy Gilman
read by Terry Hayes Sales
2 cassettes
New adventures in the world of crime as Madame Karitska The
Clairvoyant Countess (RC 12703) teams up again with Detective
Lieutenant Pruden. The psychic calls on him after an attach‚ case
full of diamonds is thrown in her lap on the New York subway.
2002.

Killing Orders: A V.I. Warshawski Mystery  RC 53497
by Sara Paretsky
read by Mitzi Friedlander
2 cassettes (Reissue)
Private detective V.I. "Vic" Warshawski is summoned by her Aunt
Rosa to investigate the theft of five million dollars from a
local monastery. Before the case is solved, Vic must deal with a
secret Catholic society, an international conglomerate, and the
Vatican. Some descriptions of sex and some strong language. 1985.

Killing the Shadows  RC 55210
by Val McDermid
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
3 cassettes
Psychological profiler Dr. Fiona Cameron is working in England
(for the Spanish police) on a serial-killer case. Her British
lover, Kit Martin, is a successful crime novelist whose life is
jeopardized when someone begins murdering other such writers.
Fiona races to uncover a suspect. Violence and strong language.
2000.

The Lady Chapel  RC 54892
by Candace M. Robb
read by Vanessa Maroney
3 cassettes
Local wool merchant is killed on Corpus Christi Day in
fourteenth-century England. Owen Archer, former palace sleuth and
current apothecary apprentice, is ordered by the Archbishop of
York to return to his old occupation. Archer complies and is
drawn into a web of murder and deceit. Violence. 1994.

Last Act in Palmyra: A Marcus Didius Falco Mystery Novel  RC
55010
by Lindsey Davis
read by George Holmes
3 cassettes
Rome, A.D. 72. Private investigator Marcus Didius and his lover,
Helena, travel to Syria to search for a missing circus musician
and to spy for the emperor. The two are accused of murder when
they discover the body of a playwright. Follows Poseidon's Gold
(RC 41802). 1994.

Last Seen Alive: A Luke Thanet Mystery  RC 53498
by Dorothy Simpson
read by Roy Avers
2 cassettes
Employment agency partner Alicia Parnell grew up in Sturrenden,
Kent, but has not lived there for many years. On the night she
returns to attend a concert, she is strangled to death. The only
clues Inspector Thanet has are a red folder and a trail of hate
and long-kept secrets. 1985.

Last Seen in Massilia  RC 53710
by Steven Saylor
read by Richard Davidson
2 cassettes
In 49 B.C., Gordianus and his son-in-law sneak into the besieged
city of Massilia (modern-day Marseille) to rescue Gordianus's
adopted son, Meto. Once there they witness the murder of a woman
thrown from the rocks. Their investigation uncovers political
intrigues that may lead back to Meto. Follows Rubicon (RC 49556).
2000.

The Lion's Share  RC 53403
by Robert Campbell
read by L.J. Ganser
2 cassettes
Jimmy Flannery, Chicago politician and sewer inspector, inherits
a house from his former mentor, Chips Delvin. He also discovers a
dead prostitute and a blackmail scheme at the same time that he
is offered a promotion in the Democratic party. Some violence and
some strong language. 1996.

Listen to the Silence  RC 52317
by Marcia Muller
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
2 cassettes
While attending a wedding, PI Sharon McCone is informed of her
father's death. But what she finds even more shattering is to
learn from his papers that she is adopted. In researching her
background, Sharon traces her birth parents and confronts an
ongoing mystery. Some strong language. 2000.

Lord of the Silent  RC 52274
by Elizabeth Peters
read by Barbara Rappaport
4 cassettes
Amelia Peabody and her husband, Emerson, return to Egypt for
further excavations, despite England's war with Germany in 1915.
Their son, Ramses, is attacked in Cairo, ancient royal tombs are
being robbed, and fresh corpses appear. Sequel to He Shall
Thunder in the Sky (RC 51073). Bestseller 2001.

Maggody and the Moonbeams: An Arly Hanks Mystery  RC 53500
by Joan Hess
read by Madelyn Buzzard
2 cassettes
Maggody, Arkansas. Chief of police Arly Hanks helps out for a
week at a teen camp until a woman's body is discovered. The
victim has belonged to a local cult called "Beamers," who shave
their heads. As Arly investigates she also meets an attractive
fisherman. Strong language. 2001.

Magic Can Be Murder  RC 54366
by Vivian Vande Velde
read by Vanessa Maroney
1 cassette
A tale that combines good witches who cast spells (teenage Nola
and her mother), a murder mystery, and a love story. Nola sees a
murder through her magic ability and is afraid to reveal herself
as a witch to the attractive young investigator. For junior and
senior high readers. 2000.

Maigret and the Madwoman  RC 54006
by Georges Simenon
read by Gordon Gould
1 cassette
A little old lady with trusting eyes has a strange tale to relate
to Inspector Lapointe, who is sure she is suffering from a
persecution mania. A few days later she is found strangled. 1972.

Many Deadly Returns: An Inspector Henry Tibbett Mystery  RC 53933
by Patricia Moyes
read by George Holmes
2 cassettes (Reissue)
Lady Balaclava, an eccentric socialite with a huge fortune, is
about to celebrate her seventieth birthday. When her Ouija board
warns of danger, she takes a special precaution and asks
Detective Chief Superintendent Henry Tibbett and his wife to
attend the party. But the lady dies before their eyes. 1970.

Masterpieces of Murder including The Murder of Roger Ackroyd, And
Then There Were None, Witness for the Prosecution, Death on the
Nile  RC 53999
by Agatha Christie
read by Patricia Kilgarriff
5 cassettes
Four complete mystery stories from the noted British author
Agatha Christie. In The Murder of Roger Ackroyd, a stepson is the
prime suspect in murder. In And Then There Were None, ten
houseguests are slowly being eliminated by an invisible hand.
1977.

The Merchant of Menace: A Jane Jeffry Mystery  RC 54228
by Jill Churchill
read by Jill Fox
1 cassette
Jane Jeffry and her children are preparing for the neighborhood
Christmas block party when nosy reporter Lance King, in a Santa
costume, fatally falls from a roof. Jane and her neighbor Shelley
investigate the murder while tolerating the presence of Jane's
future mother-in-law. Some strong language. 1999.

Mulch Ado about Nothing: A Jane Jeffry Mystery  RC 53424
by Jill Churchill
read by Jill Fox
1 cassette
Jane Jeffry and her best friend, Shelley, sign up for a botany
class before finding out that the regular teacher is in a coma.
The substitute is obnoxious, and the class is full of eccentrics.
When the new professor is murdered Jane investigates. Some strong
language. 2000.

The Murder at the Murder at the Mimosa Inn  RC 53930
by Joan Hess
read by Suzanne Toren
2 cassettes
Bookstore owner Claire Malloy and her fourteen-year-old daughter,
Caron, attend a mystery weekend at a friend's inn nearby. A real
murder occurs during the costumed, staged event. 1986.

Murder at the President's Door: An Eleanor Roosevelt Mystery  RC
55185
by Elliott Roosevelt
read by Janis Gray
2 cassettes
After a White House policeman is found murdered outside the
president's bedroom door, Eleanor Roosevelt, Secret Service agent
Stan Szczygiel, and D.C. police lieutenant Edward Kennelly
quietly investigate. Their search leads to the underground world
of organized crime. 2001.

Murder Boogies with Elvis: A Southern Sisters Mystery  RC 53567
by Anne George
read by Cyn Delafield
2 cassettes
Matronly sisters Mary Alice and Patricia Anne attend a benefit
show where one of the Elvis impersonators is killed on stage next
to Mary Alice's fianc‚. Patricia Anne is arrested when the murder
weapon is later discovered in her handbag. The two sleuths
investigate the crime to clear their names. Some strong language.
2001.

Murder in Hawaii  RC 53969
by Steve Allen
read by John Lescault
3 cassettes
Steve Allen and his wife, Jayne Meadows, happily travel to
Honolulu to guest-star in a television series with actor Billy
Markham--the son of old friends. But Markham is being stalked,
and after two related drownings, Steve and Jayne attempt to
discover the killer. 1999.

A Murder of Quality  RC 54597
by John Le Carr‚
read by John Horton
1 cassette
George Smiley investigates the murder of Stella Rode, a
schoolmaster's wife, at the request of his old friend, editor
Ailsa Brimley. Some strong language. 1962.

Murder on the Trans-Siberian Express  RC 53920
by Stuart M. Kaminsky
read by L.J. Ganser
2 cassettes
Russian police inspector Porfiry Rostnikov is sent on the Trans-
Siberian Express to intercept a historical document from czarist
times. He leaves behind in Moscow the investigation of the
disappearance of a skinhead rock star and the case of a female
serial killer. Some violence and some strong language. 2001.

The Nautical Chart  RC 53531
by Arturo P‚rez-Reverte
read by Mark Ashby
3 cassettes
Spain, 1990s. An antique nautical chart introduces two unlikely
partners, Manuel Coy of the Merchant Marine and T nger Soto of
the Madrid Naval Museum. They use the map to search for a sunken,
seventeenth-century Jesuit ship and its presumed treasure. Strong
language, some descriptions of sex, and some violence. Bestseller
2000.

The Oath  RC 53767
by John Lescroart
read by Ray Foushee
3 cassettes
Tim Markham, the head of a struggling San Francisco HMO, is
murdered in his own hospital after surviving a hit-and-run
accident. Homicide chief Abe Glitsky investigates while attorney
Dismas Hardy (Glitsky's buddy) defends Dr. Eric Kensing, the
prime suspect. Some violence and some strong language. Bestseller
2002.

On Beulah Height: A Dalziel/Pascoe Mystery  RC 53907
by Reginald Hill
read by George Holmes
3 cassettes
The disappearance of a young girl mimics crimes from fifteen
years ago when three girls were lost just before a reservoir was
built. Now a drought leaves old landmarks available for clues.
Detective Andy Dalziel remembers the earlier disappearances and
vows to find the current perpetrator. Some strong language. 1998.

Paradise Interrupted  RC 53536
by Penny Mickelbury
read by Barbara Pinolini
2 cassettes
African American lawyer and security consultant Carole Ann Gibson
and her business partner, Jake Graham, of Washington, D.C., are
hired to improve the communication systems of a small Caribbean
island. Once there Carole Ann encounters drug dealers, suffers
equipment losses, and learns of corruption--including murder.
Some violence and some strong language. 2001.

Partner in Crime  RC 54929
by J.A. Jance
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
2 cassettes
Investigator J.P. Beaumont of Seattle and Joanna Brady of the
Arizona sheriff's department combine forces to find the murderer
of an artist who had been in a witness protection program. Some
violence and some strong language. 2002.

Pawing through the Past  RC 53314
by Rita Mae Brown and Sneaky Pie Brown
read by Laura Giannarelli
2 cassettes
As the twentieth reunion of Crozet, Virginia, high school class
of 1980 approaches, four members are ruthlessly murdered.
Postmistress Mary "Harry" Haristeen searches among the survivors
for someone with a grudge. Joining her are her cat, Mrs. Murphy,
and her corgi, Tee Tucker. Some violence. 2000.

The Penny Ferry  RC 53749
by Rick Boyer
read by J.P. Linton
2 cassettes
Oral surgeon Doc Adams investigates his courier's murder. He
discovers that the death is connected to the 1920s case of
Italian immigrants Sacco and Vanzetti, the Cosa Nostra, and
powerful Massachusetts politicians. Some violence and some strong
language. 1984.

A Personal Devil  RC 54084
by Roberta Gellis
read by Annie Wauters
3 cassettes
London, 1139. Beautiful brothel-keeper Magdalene la Bƒtarde
enlists the help of her admirer, Sir Bellamy, when blind
prostitute Sabina, one of Magdalene's former employees, needs
assistance. Sabina's lover, Master Mainard the saddle maker, has
been accused of murdering his nagging wife. Some descriptions of
sex. 2001.

Purity in Death  RC 54942
by J.D. Robb
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
2 cassettes
In the summer of 2059 New York police detective Eve Dallas
investigates a vigilante group that sends criminals a computer
virus that literally kills its recipients. Eve and her husband,
Roarke, suspect politicians may be involved. Explicit
descriptions of sex, violence, and strong language. Bestseller
2002.

A Purple Place for Dying  RC 54000
by John D. MacDonald
read by Richard Davidson
2 cassettes (Reissue)
Private detective Travis McGee leaves Florida to assist Mona
Yeoman to obtain her inheritance from her stingy older husband.
But after Mona is murdered in front of him, McGee is left
searching for her killer. 1994 introduction by Carl Hiaasen. Some
violence and some strong language. 1964.

Put a Lid on It  RC 54674
by Donald E. Westlake
read by Robert Sams
2 cassettes
Francis Xavier Meehan is in prison, denied bail, for a bungled
mail truck hijacking. As he awaits sentencing, an official from
the president's reelection campaign offers him a pardon. All
Meehan has to do is steal an incriminating videotape from a
fortified opposition stronghold in rural New England. Some strong
language. 2002.

Puzzled to Death  RC 54707
by Parnell Hall
read by Mitzi Friedlander
2 cassettes
Cora Felton of Bakerhaven, Connecticut, is reluctantly cohosting
a charity crossword tournament when a local housewife is
murdered. Cora, with the help of her niece, Sherry Carter,
sleuths around town--but then more murders occur, including a
contestant's. Sequel to Last Puzzle and Testament (RC 52268).
2001.

Q Is for Quarry  RC 54825
by Sue Grafton
read by Mitzi Friedlander
3 cassettes
Eighteen years ago, California policemen Stacey Oliphant and Con
Dolan investigated the murder of a Jane Doe. The case was never
resolved. Now retired and in ill health, they ask Kinsey Millhone
for help as they try one last time to solve the case. Some strong
language. Bestseller 2002.

Red Angel  RC 53685
by William Heffernan
read by Rick Rohan
2 cassettes
New York City detective Paul Devlin accompanies his lover,
Adrianna, to Cuba to search for her missing aunt, Dr. Mar¡a
Mendez--a hero of the revolution. On their arrival, they are told
that she is dead and her body has been stolen by a voodoo sect.
Violence and strong language. 2000.

The Red Box  RC 54018
by Rex Stout
read by Jim Zeiger
2 cassettes (Reissue)
A beautiful model who should have been watching her figure never
dreamed that one little piece of candy could kill her. Her
untimely death puts Nero Wolfe in line for the supreme insult of
his career--another murder, right in his own home. 1937.

Retribution: A Lew Fonesca Novel  RC 55004
by Stuart M. Kaminsky
read by Chuck Benson
2 cassettes
Sarasota process server Lew Fonesca again searches for teenage
runaway Adele, last seen in Vengeance (RC 50055). This time she's
stolen a famous writer's unpublished manuscripts. As Fonesca
pursues the girl and her boyfriend, two of the boy's relatives
are murdered. Some violence and some strong language. 2001.

Reunion in Death  RC 54061
by J.D. Robb
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
2 cassettes
New York City, 2059. Police lieutenant Eve Dallas and her
assistant, Peabody, investigate the serial murders of wealthy old
men. Their case centers on released convict Julianna Dunne and
forces Eve to face her own childhood nightmare of abuse. Explicit
descriptions of sex, violence, and strong language. Bestseller
2002.

Ring of Truth  RC 52443
by Nancy Pickard
read by Mimi Bederman
2 cassettes
When anti-death-penalty crusader Reverend Bob Wing is convicted
of killing his wife, crime writer Marie Lightfoot pens another
book. Later she unearths evidence that the minister and another
condemned murderer may be innocent. Sequel to The Whole Truth (RC
52442). Some descriptions of sex, some violence, and some strong
language. 2001.

The Rubber Band: A Nero Wolfe Mystery  RC 54272
by Rex Stout
read by Jim Zeiger
2 cassettes (Reissue)
The orchid-growing detective Nero Wolfe and his assistant puzzle
out a mystery that started in 1918 among a group of Nevada miners
known as "The Rubber Band." Blackmail, lynching, and murder, as
well as an English marquis and a beautiful woman, are involved.
1936.

Sauce for the Goose  RC 54282
by Robert Campbell
read by L.J. Ganser
1 cassette
Chicago sewer inspector and new father Jimmy Flannery is also a
committeeman for the Democratic Party. He suspects that his adult
education teacher, big-time lawyer Frank Vollmer, who is in
charge of awarding city contracts, is guilty of murdering a
classmate--mobster Vince Pastorelli--in connection with a
parking-meter fix. Some strong language. 1994.

2nd Chance  RC 54159
by James Patterson
read by Melissa Leo
2 cassettes
Lieutenant Lindsay Boxer of the San Francisco police department
enlists the help of her friends in the Women's Murder Club--from
1st to Die (RC 51887)--to track down a serial killer. Meanwhile
Lindsay's estranged father, a former policeman, reenters her
life. Violence and strong language. Bestseller 2002.


The Second Deadly Sin  RC 55540
by Lawrence Sanders
read by Ralph Bell
3 cassettes (Reissue)
Artist Victor Maitland is found stabbed to death in his studio.
Ex-chief of detectives Edward Delaney and his boozy assistant
probe for suspects in the tangled web of the artist's affairs.
Some strong language. 1977.

The Second Time Around  RC 55614
by Mary Higgins Clark
read by Annie Wauters
2 cassettes
Lynn Spencer asks financial reporter Carley DeCarlo, her
stepsister, to investigate the case of Lynn's missing husband,
Nick. His medical research company, which may have been on the
verge of discovering a cure for cancer, has been left nearly
bankrupt by Nick's disappearance along with substantial corporate
assets. 2003.

The Shape of Snakes  RC 54077
by Minette Walters
read by Anne Flosnik
3 cassettes
It has been twenty years since Mrs. Ranelagh found her black
neighbor, "Mad Annie" Butts, who had Tourette's syndrome, dying
in a gutter. Having recently returned to England, Ranelagh seeks
the truth--causing disharmony among her former neighbors--and
revenge. Some strong language. 2001.

The Short Forever  RC 54172
by Stuart Woods
read by Gregory Gorton
2 cassettes
Attorney Stone Barrington accepts a job offer in England from
John Bartholomew, who wants to separate his niece, Erica, from
her drug-dealing boyfriend. Once there Stone reconnects with
former lover Sarah Buckminster (whose fianc‚ mysteriously drowns)
and uncovers an espionage plot. Violence, strong language, and
some explicit descriptions of sex. Bestseller 2002.

The Singing of the Dead  RC 53443
by Dana Stabenow
read by Ann Hodapp
2 cassettes
Kate Shugak provides security for Anne Gordaoff, an Alaskan
native running for state senator who has received mail threats.
After two campaign workers are murdered, Kate suspects the
contemporary crimes are related to the 1915 murder of a gold-rush
prostitute. Some descriptions of sex, some violence, and some
strong language. 2001.

Sisters of Cain: Cain Trilogy, Book 1  RC 54568
by Miriam Grace Monfredo
read by Laura Giannarelli
3 cassettes
Seneca Falls, New York; 1862. Glynis Tryon's niece, Bronwen Llyr,
leaves home to join the Treasury Department as a Union spy. Her
sister, Kathryn, volunteers as a nurse, while brother Seth joins
a local regiment. Bronwen is sent undercover to Virginia to
determine the enemy's strength. Sequel to Must the Maiden Die (RC
52076). 2000.

Six Feet Under  RC 53477
by Dorothy Simpson
read by Roy Avers
2 cassettes (Reissue)
Dreary fiftyish spinster Carrie Birch seems an "unlikely corpse"
but turns up murdered in her Kentish village of Nettleton.
Detective Inspector Luke Thanet discovers a likely motive though,
when he learns that the drab little cleaning lady knew some of
the villagers' most volatile secrets. 1982.

The Sixth Commandment  RC 55269
by Lawrence Sanders
read by Merwin Smith
3 cassettes (Reissue)
When Nobel Prize winner Gordon Thorndecker, the head of a
research laboratory, pushes his experiment far beyond theory,
hard-boiled detective Sam Todd is assigned to investigate. Some
explicit descriptions of sex and some strong language. 1979.

Slow Dollar  RC 54924
by Margaret Maron
read by Catherine Byers
2 cassettes
Judge Deborah Knott is enjoying the harvest festival in Colleton
County, North Carolina, when she discovers the body of a carnival
worker, who she later learns was her kinsman. She also falls in
love with childhood buddy Dwight Bryant of the sheriff's
department. Some strong language. 2002.

Smuggler's Moon  RC 54474
by Bruce Alexander
read by George Holmes
2 cassettes
England, 1772. Blind judge Sir John Fielding is sent to the
coastal town of Deal to investigate local magistrate Albert
Sarton, who is suspected of aiding and abetting smugglers. With
Sir John are his assistants, seventeen-year-old Jeremy and
fifteen-year-old Clarissa. Once there, they all become embroiled
in intrigue. 2001.

Southampton Row: A Charlotte and Thomas Pitt Mystery  RC 53780
by Anne Perry
read by Terry Hayes Sales
3 cassettes
London, 1892. A politician's wife is a suspect in the murder of a
popular spiritualist. Inspector Pitt, having been involuntarily
transferred after The Whitechapel Conspiracy (RC 53266), thinks
his enemy, Charles Voisey, is guilty--especially since Voisey is
running for office against the accused's husband. Bestseller
2002.

Spirit Sickness  RC 53787
by Kirk Mitchell
read by John Polk
3 cassettes
Bureau of Indian Affairs investigator Emmett Parker and FBI agent
Anna Turnipseed investigate the murder of a tribal policeman and
his wife on a Navaho reservation. More murders follow before they
uncover sibling incest, adoption, and superstition, which bring
up their own troubling pasts. Violence and strong language. 2000.

Stone Kiss: A Peter Decker/Rina Lazarus Novel  RC 54803
by Faye Kellerman
read by Richard Davidson
3 cassettes
L.A. detective Peter Decker and his wife, Rina, return to New
York to help Rabbi Levine, Peter's half-brother. Not only has the
rabbi's fifteen-year-old niece vanished, but his brother-in-law,
Ephraim, has been murdered. The investigation yields sordid
family secrets. Violence, strong language, and some explicit
descriptions of sex. Bestseller 2002.

Strawberry Shortcake Murder: A Hannah Swensen Mystery  RC 53725
by Joanne Fluke
read by Kristin Allison
2 cassettes
After bakery owner Hannah Swensen of Lake Eden, Minnesota, judges
a televised bake-off, someone murders a fellow judge, Coach Boyd
Watson. His battered wife, Danielle, is the main suspect, but
Hannah and her boyfriend, sheriff detective Mike Kingston, hope
to prove otherwise. Includes recipes. 2001.

The Tenth Commandment  RC 55266
by Lawrence Sanders
read by Bob Askey
4 cassettes (Reissue)
Joshua Bigg, chief investigator at an offbeat law firm, discovers
that the link between one client's apparent suicide and the
disappearance of another is a widow-loving lay minister, Reverend
Knurr. Bigg starts building a case against the missing suspect
until he learns that Knurr is dead. Some violence. 1980.

The Third Deadly Sin  RC 55268
by Lawrence Sanders
read by Bob Askey
3 cassettes (Reissue)
Edward X. Delaney, retired chief of detectives of the New York
police department, seeks a murderer whom he believes to be a
bizarre psychopath. Killer X strikes exclusively in large hotels,
kills only out-of-town businessmen, and wears a wig. Violence,
strong language, and some explicit descriptions of sex. 1981.

The Thirteen Problems  RC 54002
by Agatha Christie
read by Patricia Kilgarriff
2 cassettes (Reissue)
Thirteen tales of crime expertly investigated by Miss Marple. The
problems include brutal murder, a supernatural death, a serial
thief, and the disappearance of gold bars from a galleon. 1928.

Triple Pursuit: A Father Dowling Mystery  RC 53606
by Ralph McInerny
read by John Horton
2 cassettes
Former brothers-in-law Jack Gallagher and Austin Rooney fight
over the attentions of Maud Gorman at the St. Hilary Senior
Center. Later Gallagher confesses to the murder of another
seductress, attorney Aggie Rossner. Father Dowling and police
captain Phil Keegan investigate this and the murder of a motel
maid. Some strong language. 2001.

Tucker Peak  RC 54675
by Archer Mayor
read by Gregory Gorton
2 cassettes
Joe Gunther of the Vermont Bureau of Investigation travels to a
failing ski resort that has been plagued by a series of
robberies. Once there, his team uncovers embezzlement,
destructive environmental activists, and murder. Some violence
and some strong language. 2001.

Vineyard Shadows: A Martha's Vineyard Mystery  RC 54137
by Philip R. Craig
read by Ray Foushee
2 cassettes
Retired cop J.W. Jackson's wife, Zee, kills a deadly intruder.
The gangster has been looking for Jackson's first wife's husband,
Tom. When Tom shows up asking for help, Jackson's loyalties are
torn. But out of respect for his ex-wife he assists Tom--who
turns out to be devious. Some strong language. 2001.

Visions of Sugar Plums  RC 55055
by Janet Evanovich
read by Annie Wauters
1 cassette
Trenton, New Jersey, bounty hunter Stephanie Plum is searching
for toy-store owner Sandy Claws, who skipped bail just before
Christmas. Diesel, a mysterious stranger, appears at Plum's
doorstep also seeking a lawbreaker. Together they deal with
Plum's zany family, a parcel of elves, and the missing men.
Strong language. Bestseller 2002.

The Wailing Wind  RC 54322
by Tony Hillerman
read by Bob Askey
2 cassettes
Sergeant Jim Chee of the Navajo Tribal Police calls in retired
boss Joe Leaphorn when rookie Bernadette Manuelito discovers a
white man shot in the desert. They uncover similarities to a
haunting older case: a murderer's wife had disappeared after her
husband's conviction for killing a swindler. Some strong
language. Bestseller 2002.

The Wall  RC 54194
by Mary Roberts Rinehart
read by Carol Dines
3 cassettes
Juliette Ransom, not popular with her husband Arthur's upper-
class friends, was bought off in an expensive divorce. After
several years, she returns to his island home, starts causing
trouble, and is murdered. Finding a motive isn't easy, since no
one is aware the answer lies behind a plastered wall. 1938.

The Whale's Footprints  RC 53386
by Rick Boyer
read by J.P. Linton
2 cassettes
Doc and Mary Adams are entertaining their son Jack, a whale
researcher, and his roommate Andy Cunningham at their Cape Cod
cottage. When Andy is discovered dead, Jack becomes the main
suspect. Some violence and some strong language. 1988.

Where the Bodies Are Buried: A Jeri Howard Mystery  RC 53493
by Janet Dawson
read by Erin Jones
2 cassettes
San Francisco Bay area private investigator Jeri Howard is
certain that her late client, paralegal Rob Lawter, didn't commit
suicide. Hired as a temp at the food processing company where Rob
worked, she discovers a cover-up of potentially lethal bacterial
contamination. Some violence and some strong language. 1998.

Whisper of Evil  RC 54805
by Kay Hooper
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
2 cassettes
Psychic FBI agent Nell Gallagher returns to her hometown
presumably for a funeral, but her real motive is to help catch a
serial killer. With Max Tanner, an old boyfriend, she uncovers
the truth and falls in love. Strong language, some descriptions
of sex, and some violence. Bestseller 2002.

Whispers in the Dark  RC 54562
by Eleanor Taylor Bland
read by Nanette Savard
2 cassettes
While African American police detective Marti MacAlister and her
partner investigate the grisly deaths of artists in Lincoln
Prairie, Illinois, her friend Sharon impulsively marries a con
artist, leaves her daughter with Marti's blended family, and
flies to the Bahamas. Some violence and some strong language.
2001.

The Whitechapel Conspiracy: A Thomas and Charlotte Pitt Mystery
RC 53266
by Anne Perry
read by Terry Hayes Sales
3 cassettes
London, 1892. After police superintendent Thomas Pitt testifies
against a wealthy murderer, the prisoner's influential friends
transfer Pitt to an undercover assignment in a slum. Pitt's wife
Charlotte, however, further investigates the former crime and
discovers a plot to overthrow the monarchy. 2001.

Who's Afraid of Virginia Ham?  RC 53547
by Phyllis Richman
read by Faith Potts
2 cassettes
Restaurant critic Chas Wheatley, last seen in Murder on the Gravy
Train (RC 49084), despises Ringo Laurenge, the newsroom's
recently hired reporter, like everyone else at the paper. Chas
uncovers some disturbing information about her nemesis's past--
just before Ringo collapses at the Thanksgiving office party.
Some strong language. 2001.

The Whole Truth  RC 52442
by Nancy Pickard
read by Mimi Bederman
2 cassettes
Florida crime author Marie Lightfoot is attending the trial of
child murderer Raymond Raintree when he escapes. While
investigating she discovers that the killer had himself been
abducted as a youngster. Followed by Ring of Truth (RC 52443).
Some descriptions of sex, some violence, and some strong
language. 2000.

Widow's Walk  RC 53773
by Robert B. Parker
read by Ray Foushee
2 cassettes
Boston private investigator Spenser is hired in a case involving
a young wife suspected of shooting her millionaire husband.
Spenser's sleuthing seems to stir up trouble, and, after six more
murders, he calls in his bodyguard, Hawk. Violence and strong
language. Bestseller 2002.

Yankee Doodle Dead: A Death on Demand Mystery  RC 53834
by Carolyn Hart
read by Mitzi Friedlander
2 cassettes
Annie and Max Darling, proprietors of a bookshop on a South
Carolina island, investigate the murder of retired Brigadier
General Bud Hatch, a Yankee transplant. Hatch took over the
running of the library board and the Fourth of July festivities.
He was killed during the fireworks. Some strong language. 1998.

You Only Die Twice  RC 53491
by Edna Buchanan
read by Mitzi Friedlander
2 cassettes
Off the coast of Miami Beach, reporter Britt Montero discovers
the body of Kaithlin Jordan--supposedly murdered ten years ago by
her husband, who is on death row. Britt's investigation leads her
among high society patrons and along sleazy paths. Some violence
and some strong language. 2001.

Occult and Horror

Blackwood Farm: The Vampire Chronicles  RC 54945
by Anne Rice
read by David Hartley-Margolin
5 cassettes
Young vampire Quinn Blackwood pleads with Lestat for assistance
against Goblin, his growing-ever-stronger doppelganger. Quinn's
tale encompasses his ties to his ancestral home of Blackwood
Farm, his romantic feelings for a Mayfair witch, and a far-flung
quest to save himself and his loved ones from Goblin. Some
explicit descriptions of sex. 2002.

Blood and Gold; or, The Story of Marius: The Vampire Chronicles
RC 53297
by Anne Rice
read by David Hartley-Margolin
4 cassettes
Marius reveals the secrets of his two-thousand-year existence--
from his birth in Roman times through the unfolding of European
history to his current circumstances. Discusses his initiation as
a vampire, his conquests, his triumphs, and some regrets. Some
violence. Bestseller 2001.

Coldheart Canyon  RC 54227
by Clive Barker
read by Fred Major
4 cassettes
While movie star Todd Pickett is recovering in Coldheart Canyon
from bungled plastic surgery, he encounters ghosts of Hollywood
past. Anxious to delay his aging, he learns the old Faustian
bargain from his cinematic forebears: eternal youth and beauty
are exchanged for heart and soul. Explicit descriptions of sex,
violence, and strong language. 2001.

The Dead Zone  RC 55267
by Stephen King
read by Diane Eilenberg
3 cassettes (Reissue)
After an accident-induced four-year coma, a young New England
school teacher awakens to find that he can see into the future.
But his second sight proves to be more a horror than a blessing
when it brings him face to face with an ambitious politician.
Some strong language. 1979.

The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer: My Life at Rose Red  RC 54808
edited by Joyce Reardon
read by Gabriella Cavallero
2 cassettes
Seattle, early 1900s. Set at "Rose Red," a mansion built for
Ellen, his young bride, by oil-magnate John Rimbauer--atop a
Native American burial ground. Ellen's diary, revealing her
evolution from submissive innocent to fiercely powerful woman,
tells Rose Red's eerie history of construction, deaths, and
disappearances. Basis of the Stephen King TV miniseries. Some
descriptions of sex. Bestseller 2001.

Everything's Eventual: Fourteen Dark Tales  RC 54067
by Stephen King
read by John Polk
4 cassettes
Fourteen short tales of horror and dread, including "Riding the
Bullet"--first published on the Internet--in which Alan Parker,
hitchhiking through Maine to visit his ailing mother, is picked
up by a living corpse in a Mustang. In "In the Deathroom," a
reporter is tortured for information. Violence and strong
language. Bestseller 2002.

Falling Stars: Shooting Stars, Volume 5  RC 53642
by V.C. Andrews
read by Kristin Allison
2 cassettes
Honey, Cinnamon, Ice, and Rose attend the Senetsky School of the
Performing Arts, housed in a New York City mansion. The students
suspect they are being watched and begin investigating. Their
search yields answers that could destroy their dreams. Sequel to
Honey (RC 53121). 2001.

Forever: A Novel of Good and Evil, Love and Hope  RC 55065
by Jude Deveraux
read by Michele Schaeffer
2 cassettes
Darci Monroe considers herself lucky when she is hired as Adam
Montgomery's well-paid personal assistant. She is unaware that
she has special powers that Adam plans to use to help him
discover what happened to his parents. Darci ends up offering
more than Adam expects. Strong language. 2002.

From a Buick 8  RC 54687
by Stephen King
read by John Polk
3 cassettes
It looked like an ordinary eight-cylinder 1954 Buick Roadmaster
abandoned at a Pennsylvania gas station. But within hours, an
investigating policeman has inexplicably vanished. Hoping to keep
things quiet, the troopers put the car under lock and key. But it
has a malevolent life of its own. Strong language and some
violence. Bestseller 2002.

The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror, Volume 12  RC 53486
edited by Stephen Jones
read by Roy Avers
4 cassettes
Selection of twenty-two short stories and novellas from the year
2000, with an introductory overview of the year in horror fiction
writing and publishing. Also includes "Necrology: 2000," which
lists writers, artists, and performers contributing to the horror
genre, who died in 2000. 2001.

Midnight Voices  RC 54849
by John Saul
read by Mary Kane
2 cassettes
Caroline Evans's husband is murdered while jogging in Central
Park. When she meets the perfect Anthony Fleming, she remarries
and moves her pre-teen children into his historic apartment
building. Soon they begin having nightmares and hearing voices,
leading her to suspect that the elderly inhabitants are not
really harmless. Some violence. 2002.

Moonlight, Madness, and Magic  RC 54203
by Suzanne Forster and others
read by Mitzi Friedlander
2 cassettes
Three novellas featuring different generations of the Nightingale
family, cursed by a betrayed lover who was burned as a witch.
Michael becomes a werewolf and Heath a vampire, but Peyton's
lover, a modern-day wiccan, breaks the spell. Explicit
descriptions of sex and some strong language. 1993.

One Door Away from Heaven  RC 53648
by Dean Koontz
read by Michele Schaeffer
4 cassettes
Temporarily down on her luck, Micky (Michelina) Bellsong meets a
spunky handicapped nine-year-old neighbor, Leilani Klonk. Micky
is drawn to protect Leilani from her stepfather, Preston Maddoc,
an acquitted murderer, who believes that Leilani's destiny
involves aliens and UFOs. Bestseller 2001.

Other Worlds  RC 51340
by Barbara Michaels
read by Ray Childs
2 cassettes
A group that includes Harry Houdini and Arthur Conan Doyle
gathers to investigate two ghost cases. In nineteenth-century
Tennessee, the Bell family is harassed for years by a
poltergeist; and in Stratford, Connecticut, in the 1850s, the
Phelps family is haunted by an unknown spirit. For senior high
and older readers. 1999.

Out of This World  RC 54379
by J.D. Robb and others
read by Mary Kane
2 cassettes
Four romance novellas featuring the paranormal or the future.
J.D. Robb's "Interlude in Death" includes lieutenant Eve Dallas,
last seen in Seduction in Death (RC 53132). Others deal with
witches, vampires, werewolves, and telepaths. Strong language,
some descriptions of sex, and some violence. 2001.

Shadowland  RC 53957
by Peter Straub
read by Gregory Gorton
3 cassettes (Reissue)
At an Arizona prep school in 1958, Tom Flanagan and Del
Nightingale, both intrigued by magic, become fast friends. Del's
uncle, master magician Coleman Collins, selects Tom as his
apprentice and tests him by leading him into the nine levels of
black magic. Some strong language. Bestseller 1980.

The Stake  RC 54014
by Richard Laymon
read by Chuck Benson
3 cassettes
While day-tripping in backcountry California, two couples come
upon a ghost-town hotel. Larry, who is writing a vampire novel,
and Pete decide to explore. Discovering a female body with a
stake through her heart, they unleash unexpected horrors.
Violence, strong language, and some explicit descriptions of sex.
1991.

Whispers  RC 54404
by Dean Koontz
read by Michele Schaeffer
3 cassettes
Hilary Thomas, successful Hollywood screenwriter, is haunted by a
violent, isolated childhood. When she is stalked by someone she
knows, old fears come flooding back. Lieutenant Tony Clemenza
wants to help her, but he needs her trust first. Violence and
strong language. 1980.

Wicked Forest: The De Beers Family, Volume 2  RC 54347
by V.C. Andrews
read by Kristin Allison
2 cassettes
In this sequel to Willow (RC 54173), Willow moves to Florida to
keep tabs on her disturbed mother and psychotic half-brother,
Linden. She becomes caught up in the glamour of Palm Beach,
attends college, and marries attorney Thatcher Eaton. But there
is no escape from the past. 2002.

The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Fifteenth Annual Collection
RC 54888
edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling
read by Annie Wauters
7 cassettes in 2 containers
Collection of forty-eight stories and poems ranging from fairy
tales to gothic horror by such authors as Jeffrey Ford, Jane
Yolen, Ursula LeGuin, and Gene Wolfe. Prefaced by an overview of
2001's works in this genre. Also includes a list of Honorable
Mentions. Some descriptions of sex, some violence, and some
strong language. 2002.

The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Fourteenth Annual Collection
RC 53339
edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling
read by Mary Kane
6 cassettes
Following an overview of the genre in the year 2000, this
collection of forty-four stories and nine poems ranges from fairy
tales to gothic horror, from magical realism to dark tales.
Includes works by Louise Erdrich, Tanith Lee, Stewart O'Nan, and
Neil Gaiman. Some descriptions of sex, some violence, and some
strong language. 2001.

The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Thirteenth Annual Collection
RC 53404
edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling
read by L.J. Ganser
6 cassettes
Following an overview of work published in the genre in 1999,
this collection of thirty-seven stories, ten poems, and one essay
offers tales of magic, romance, horror, and fantasy. Includes
works by Neil Gaiman, Gene Wolfe, Ursula K. Le Guin, and Steven
Millhauser. Some descriptions of sex, some violence, and some
strong language. 2000.

Political Themes

The Berlin Stories: The Last of Mr. Norris; Goodbye to Berlin  RC
54128
by Christopher Isherwood
read by Fred Major
3 cassettes (Reissue)
Two fictionalized memoirs of 1930s Berlin and its people and the
dangers when Adolph Hitler was beginning his move to power. Some
characters, among them Sally Bowles, are featured in the musical
Cabaret. Foreword by the author written in 1954 after a postwar
visit. 1935.

The Honorable Prison  RC 53799
by Lyll Becerra de Jenkins
read by Jill Fox
1 cassette
Marta's father is a journalist who writes against their South
American dictator's policies. As a result, the entire family is
imprisoned in an honorable prison--a house in the Andes
mountains. Marta describes the ordeals they and their country
endure. For junior and senior high readers. 1988.

Madam Ambassador  RC 54091
by Ned Calmer
read by Gary Telles
3 cassettes (Reissue)
The State Department would prefer to see a seasoned diplomat be
ambassador to France in 1977. So the appointment of a beautiful
and strong-willed heiress, who proceeds to overturn conventions,
causes a great ruckus in both the American and French
governments. Some strong language. 1975.

Martyrs' Crossing  RC 53398
by Amy Wilentz
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
3 cassettes
Palestinian American Marina, a suspected terrorist's wife, tries
to enter Jerusalem to take her baby to the hospital, but Israeli
lieutenant Ari Doron is ordered to bar her. When the child dies,
rioters vilify and pursue Doron. Marina's father, a Boston
cardiologist, flies back to Israel to help. Violence and some
strong language. 2001.

Put a Lid on It  RC 54674
by Donald E. Westlake
read by Robert Sams
2 cassettes
Francis Xavier Meehan is in prison, denied bail, for a bungled
mail truck hijacking. As he awaits sentencing, an official from
the president's reelection campaign offers him a pardon. All
Meehan has to do is steal an incriminating videotape from a
fortified opposition stronghold in rural New England. Some strong
language. 2002.

Roscoe  RC 54024
by William Kennedy
read by Steven Carpenter
2 cassettes
Roscoe Conway, although active for several decades in the
colorful Albany political machine, now wants to leave it as the
1945 elections near. Surprising personal and political
challenges, however, including the influence of his cohorts,
conspire to keep him involved. Some descriptions of sex and some
strong language. Bestseller 2002.

Separation of Power  RC 53501
by Vince Flynn
read by Jack Fox
3 cassettes
CIA agent Mitch Rapp, last seen in The Third Option (RC 53036),
ensures Dr. Irene Kennedy's nomination to the agency's top post
despite corrupt politicians' objections. He is sent to Iraq to
destroy a nuclear weapons factory hidden under a Baghdad
hospital. Some violence and some strong language. Bestseller
2001.

Term Limits  RC 54711
by Vince Flynn
read by Jack Fox
3 cassettes
After assassinating three powerful and corrupt politicians, a
paramilitary group demands that the U.S. president and Congress
reform the government or face more deaths. Freshman congressman
and former marine Michael O'Rourke correctly guesses the identity
of the group's leaders and tries to stop them. Violence and
strong language. 1997.

Psychological

All of Me: A Voluptuous Tale  RC 53370
by Venise Berry
read by Saidah Arrika Ekulona
2 cassettes
Successful African American television reporter Serpentine
Williamson, depressed about being overweight, is hospitalized
after a suicide attempt. Realizing that her weight does not
determine who she is helps her accept herself and renew her self-
confidence. ALA Black Caucus Award. 2000.

The Book of Illusions  RC 54907
by Paul Auster
read by Steven Carpenter
2 cassettes
David Zimmer writes a critique of silent films made by Hector
Mann--long presumed dead--as therapy for grief over losing his
family. After the book's publication, Alma Grund arrives at his
door to escort him to meet the elusive Hector Mann. Some
descriptions of sex and some strong language. Bestseller 2002.

Foul Matter  RC 54284
by Joan Aiken
read by Lisette Lecat
2 cassettes (Reissue)
Clytie, a talented British writer, recalls her many love affairs,
all of which ended tragically. She is especially haunted by the
memory of the husband who drowned himself on their wedding day,
and of his young son, who may still be alive. Strong language and
some descriptions of sex. 1983.

The Lovely Bones  RC 54698
by Alice Sebold
read by Jill Fox
2 cassettes
Susie Salmon, a fourteen-year-old girl murdered by a neighbor,
watches over her family and friends from heaven. While adjusting
to a new habitat, she reaches out to them as she observes their
struggle to survive their grief. Some descriptions of sex, some
violence, and some strong language. Bestseller 2002.

Social Crimes  RC 54838
by Jane Stanton Hitchcock
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
2 cassettes
When New York socialite Jo Slater catches her millionaire
husband, Lucius, in their beach cabana with his mistress, he dies
of a heart attack. Unfortunately for Jo, Lucius leaves everything
to the other woman, Countess Monique de Passy. Forced to return
to work, Jo becomes obsessed with revenge. Strong language.
Bestseller 2002.

Religion

Other books with religious themes can be found in categories such
as Family, Historical fiction, and Westerns.

The Amazon Quest: The House of Winslow, Book 25  RC 53782
by Gilbert Morris
read by Mitzi Friedlander
2 cassettes
After World War I, James Parker is welcomed into the Winslow home
under false pretenses, breaking Emily's heart when she learns the
truth about him. But when Emily and her brother, Wes, travel to
South America on a National Geographic assignment, she meets Ian
Marlowe. Sequel to The Glorious Prodigal (RC 53781). 2001.

The Cardinal  RC 53913
by Henry Morton Robinson
read by David Hartley-Margolin
5 cassettes (Reissue)
Stephen Fermoyle, an Irish American from a working-class family,
becomes a parish priest and eventually a cardinal. He learns the
politics of a city rectory and bishop's office and, later, those
of the Vatican during the first half of the twentieth century.
Basis for 1963 movie. 1949.

City Girl: Yellow Rose Trilogy, Volume 3  RC 53514
by Lori Wick
read by Michele Schaeffer
2 cassettes
1883. Reagan Sullivan leaves New York City to become a nanny in
Kinkade, Texas. After her arrival, discovering that she is no
longer needed, she stays in Kinkade and finds another job. Soon
she meets Cash Rawlings and is intrigued by him and his faith.
Sequel to A Texas Sky (RC 53513). 2001.

The Confession: Heritage of Lancaster County, Volume 2  RC 53519
by Beverly Lewis
read by Margaret Strom
2 cassettes
Sequel to The Shunning (RC 53518). Katie, now Katherine Mayfield,
searches for her birth mother. The journey takes her to the
Finger Lakes region of New York and into a world of compassion
and greed, mercy and betrayal. Meanwhile, Katie's first love,
Daniel, wants to rekindle their relationship. 1997.

Every Little Thing about You: Yellow Rose Trilogy, Volume 1  RC
53512
by Lori Wick
read by Michele Schaeffer
2 cassettes
Texas, 1881. Slater Rawlings, in need of a religious environment,
resigns from the Texas Rangers and heads for Shotgun. Ironically
he finds himself on the wrong side of the law. He is arrested by
Deputy Liberty Drake, a fascinating young woman. Followed by A
Texas Sky (RC 53513). 1999.

Evidence of Mercy: Sun Coast Chronicles, Volume 1  RC 53763
by Terri Blackstock
read by Erin Jones
2 cassettes
Mounting debts following the death of lawyer Linda Barrett's
father make it necessary for her to sell her plane, which she
lovingly calls "Solitude." Wealthy, arrogant Jake Stevens wants
to buy it. Disaster on a test flight becomes a catalyst for some
expressly Christian lessons. Followed by Justifiable Means (RC
53764). 1995.

Five for Sorrow, Ten for Joy  RC 54075
by Rumer Godden
read by Laura Giannarelli
2 cassettes (Reissue)
Lise, an English-born Parisian former prostitute, who had been
jailed for the murder of her pimp, enters a religious community
of the B‚thanie, a Dominican order of French women founded in the
1860s. 1979.

The Glorious Prodigal: The House of Winslow, Book 24  RC 53781
by Gilbert Morris
read by Mitzi Friedlander
2 cassettes
Arkansas, early 1900s. Within a very short time, Leah Freeman met
and married Stuart Winslow against the advice of others. Before
long, Stuart is in prison. There he finds faith in God--which may
not be enough to save his marriage. Sequel to The Flying Cavalier
(RC 49920). 2000.

In This House of Brede  RC 53811
by Rumer Godden
read by Janis Gray
4 cassettes (Reissue)
Philippa Talbot, a successful career woman in her forties,
renounces the world to enter Brede monastery, a cloistered order
of English Benedictine nuns. Her struggles and personal crises
are contained within the larger story of the House itself--its
daily life, rules, and rituals. 1969.

Jerusalem Vigil: Zion Legacy, Book 1  RC 54875
by Bodie Thoene and Brock Thoene
read by Jim Zeiger
3 cassettes
Recounts the first five days of the newly created state of
Israel, beginning on May 14, 1948, as Arabs and Jews fight to
establish territorial lines. Among those working to build their
new homeland are Moshe and Rachel Sachar. Followed by Thunder
from Jerusalem (RC 54876). 2000.

The Joyful Beggar: A Novel of St. Francis of Assisi  RC 54405
by Louis de Wohl
read by David Cutler
2 cassettes
This fictionalized biography of Francis Bernardone, who would
become Saint Francis of Assisi, details his thirteenth-century
experiences as a young soldier, his acceptance of an
extraordinary vocation, his remarkable generosity, and his
journey from Italy to Egypt and back. 1958.

Justifiable Means: Sun Coast Chronicles, Volume 2  RC 53764
by Terri Blackstock
read by Erin Jones
2 cassettes
Detective Larry Millsaps--Evidence of Mercy (RC 53763)--is
investigating the rape of Melissa Nelson. Bothered by her
extensive knowledge regarding evidence needed to convict her
attacker, Millsaps finds himself falling in love with her while
he tries to uncover her real reasons for wanting a prime suspect
behind bars. 1996.

Patterns of Love: Coming to America, Book 2  RC 54864
by Robin Lee Hatcher
read by Laura Giannarelli
2 cassettes
Iowa, 1897. Reverend Linberg and his family tend to their parish
of fellow Swedish immigrants. The oldest daughter, Inga, agrees
to help farmer Dirk Bridger take care of his orphaned nieces and
ill mother. Despite differences, Inga and Dirk fall in love.
2001.

The Postcard  RC 54201
by Beverly Lewis
read by Mitzi Friedlander
2 cassettes
Mennonite widow Rachel Yoder, hysterically blind after witnessing
her son and husband killed in a buggy accident, lives and works
at her Amish parents' bed-and-breakfast along with her young
daughter. There she meets writer Philip Bradley, who uncovers
family secrets when he finds a love letter in an antique desk.
1999.

Presumption of Guilt: Sun Coast Chronicles, Volume 4  RC 53766
by Terri Blackstock
read by Erin Jones
2 cassettes
Detectives Larry Millsaps and Tony Danks--from Ulterior Motives
(RC 53765)--have a new case when reporter Beth Wright begins a
story on the St. Clair Children's Home. The night Beth interviews
Marlene Brandon, who reveals the crimes taking place at the home,
Marlene is murdered. 1997.

The Reckoning: Heritage of Lancaster County, Volume 3  RC 53520
by Beverly Lewis
read by Margaret Strom
2 cassettes
Katherine Mayfield is now the mistress of Mayfield Manor in New
York, yet she finds herself grieving for her Amish family and
friends in Hickory Hollow. She finds solace in working with
hospice patients. Meanwhile, back in Pennsylvania, Daniel,
Katherine's first love, is looking for her. Sequel to The
Confession (RC 53519). 1998.

The Redemption of Sarah Cain  RC 53947
by Beverly Lewis
read by Margaret Strom
2 cassettes
Sarah is upset when she has to leave her Oregon real estate
business to attend her sister's funeral in Pennsylvania. Ivy, an
Amish convert, left behind five orphaned children, naming Sarah
as their guardian. But Sarah is neither religious nor motherly.
2000.

The Remnant: On the Brink of Armageddon  RC 54460
by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins
read by Bob Askey
2 cassettes
Rayford Steele and most members of the Tribulation Force are
massed together in Petra, where Nicolae Carpathia, the
Antichrist, drops two bombs that no one can survive without a
miracle. Yet many do survive. Now all pretense is gone as the
planet hurtles toward Armageddon. Sequel to Desecration (RC
53137). Bestseller 2002.

The Robe  RC 53548
by Lloyd C. Douglas
read by Annie Wauters
5 cassettes (Reissue)
With the Roman army, Marcellus Gallio is sent to Jerusalem, where
he is ordered to put the Galilean Jesus to death. After he wins
the martyr's robe in a gamble, it begins to have a powerful
effect on him. 1969 introduction by Andrew M. Greeley. 1942.

Saints and Villains  RC 52842
by Denise Giardina
read by Roy Avers
4 cassettes
Historical novel based on Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a Christian
theologian whose convictions caused him to oppose the Nazis.
Describes how a failed assassination attempt against Hitler led
to Bonhoeffer's imprisonment. Studies the character of a
righteous man who acts on his beliefs even at the expense of his
life. 1998.

Sarah: Women of Genesis, Book 1  RC 54294
by Orson Scott Card
read by Catherine Byers
2 cassettes
First novel in the Women of Genesis trilogy. Sarah meets Abraham
when she is ten and Abraham promises to return for her in ten
years. Their marriage is plagued by childlessness and Sarah must
have faith in Abraham's God, who has promised her a son. Followed
by Rebekah (RC 54295). 2000.

The Shunning: Heritage of Lancaster County, Volume 1  RC 53518
by Beverly Lewis
read by Margaret Strom
2 cassettes
Katie Lapp has always felt she does not belong in the Amish
community of Hickory Hollow, Pennsylvania. Then on the eve of her
wedding to widower Bishop John, a startling announcement by her
parents begins to unravel the only world Katie has ever known.
Prequel to The Confession (RC 53519). 1997.

The Sunroom  RC 54270
by Beverly Lewis
read by Kristin Allison
1 cassette
When she was twelve, Rebekah Owens, a minister's daughter from
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, made a pact with God to keep her
critically ill mother alive. Now, as an adult, Rebekah rereads
the journal she kept when her mother was in the hospital and
revisits her childhood surroundings. 1998.

A Texas Sky: Yellow Rose Trilogy, Volume 2  RC 53513
by Lori Wick
read by Michele Schaeffer
2 cassettes
After his recovery from a gunshot wound and with newfound faith,
Slater Rawling's brother, Dakota, reports for work as a Texas
Ranger. But fate has other plans in store for him: escorting Miss
Darvi Wingate to see an old friend. Sequel to Every Little Thing
about You (RC 53512). 2000.

Ulterior Motives: Sun Coast Chronicles, Volume 3  RC 53765
by Terri Blackstock
read by Erin Jones
2 cassettes
Detectives Tony Danks and Larry Millsaps investigate the murder
of art dealer Louis Dubose. Their main suspect is Ben Robinson,
but Ben's ex-wife, Sharon, is not convinced of his guilt. Faith
in Jesus holds them all together on a search for kidnapped
children--who may hold the crimes' answers. Sequel to Justifiable
Means (RC 53764). 1996.

Romance

Angel Creek  RC 54221
by Linda Howard
read by Erin Jones
2 cassettes
After ten years drifting, Lucas Cochran returns to run his
family's ranch in the Colorado territories. He falls in love with
his orphaned neighbor Dee Swann. But Dee is threatened by other
cattlemen who want her land's water. Some explicit descriptions
of sex, some violence, and some strong language. 1991.

Any Two Can Play  RC 54591
by Elizabeth Cadell
read by Jill Ferris
2 cassettes (Reissue)
Natalie Travers, an attractive young Englishwoman, rescues her
brother and his year-old twins from domestic chaos when his wife
leaves him. Single and independent, Natalie unexpectedly falls in
love with Henry Downing, scion of the town's founding family.
1981.

The Bachelor  RC 54933
by Carly Phillips
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
2 cassettes
In Yorkshire Falls, New York, Raina Chandler feigns illness to
encourage her three sons to marry and give her grandchildren.
When foreign correspondent Roman returns to visit, he falls in
love again with Charlotte Bronson, his childhood sweetheart. But
Charlotte doesn't want a long-distance marriage. Explicit
descriptions of sex. Bestseller 2002.

Bad Boy  RC 55212
by Olivia Goldsmith
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
2 cassettes
Tracie thinks of Jon as just a friend; he's far too nerdy for her
bad-boy tastes. At Jon's request Tracie transforms his computer-
geek appearance, and Jon becomes one of Seattle's most sought-
after bachelors. Now Tracie must compete for Jon's attention.
Descriptions of sex and strong language. 2001.

Bad Heir Day  RC 54592
by Wendy Holden
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
2 cassettes
Fledgling London writer Anna Farrier takes a job as an assistant
to inebriate bestselling romance writer Cassandra Knight and her
lecherous washed-up rock star husband. Then Anna discovers that
she's really been hired to be the nanny to the couple's fiendish
eight-year-old, Zak. Strong language and some explicit
descriptions of sex. 2000.

Bamboo and Lace  RC 53748
by Lori Wick
read by Kristin Allison
2 cassettes
Lily Walsh has grown up under the guidance of her missionary
father in a remote village in a small Asian country. When her
brother Jeff, who lives in Hawaii, invites her to visit, their
father reluctantly agrees. In Hawaii Lily meets her brother's
friend, Gabe, and soon finds herself torn between two very
different worlds. 2001.

Beautiful Dreamer  RC 53245
by Elizabeth Lowell
read by Sharon Murray
2 cassettes
Twenty-five-year-old Hope Gardener is struggling to save her
Nevada cattle ranch, but years of drought are taking their toll.
Then suddenly Rio, a free-spirited stranger, arrives and offers
to help find a well on her land. He also steals her heart.
Explicit descriptions of sex and strong language. 2001.

The Beauty  RC 54008
by Claire Delacroix
read by Gabriella Cavallero
2 cassettes
Scotland, 1183. In this sequel to The Countess (RC 51166),
Eglantine's beautiful daughter, Jacqueline, decides to become a
nun rather than marry without love. On the way to the convent,
she is kidnapped by returning crusader Angus MacGillivray, who
seeks revenge for his clan's destruction. Some explicit
descriptions of sex and some violence. 2001.

Behind Closed Doors  RC 54196
by Olivia Rupprecht
read by Madelyn Buzzard
1 cassette
Sisters Faith and Gloria secretly arrange for Faith to bear
Gloria's baby. After Gloria dies of cancer, her husband, Myles,
discovers his paternity and insists on marrying Faith. Although
she has loved him for years, Gloria's memory could stand between
them. Explicit descriptions of sex and some strong language.
1991.

Big Stone Gap  RC 52742
by Adriana Trigiani
read by Laura Giannarelli
2 cassettes
Thirty-five-year-old Ave Maria Mulligan, self-proclaimed spinster
of Big Stone Gap, Virginia, runs the local pharmacy, works on the
rescue squad, and directs the outdoor drama. She thinks life has
passed her by until a newly discovered skeleton in her family
closet leads to a trip to Italy. 2000.

Breathing Room  RC 54449
by Susan Elizabeth Phillips
read by Annie Wauters
3 cassettes
When self-help guru Dr. Isabel Favor loses her lover, her money,
and her reputation, she retreats to a villa in Tuscany to
recover. There she meets roguish Italian Lorenzo Gage--an actor
who also happens to be her landlord. Explicit descriptions of sex
and some strong language. 2002.

Buttons and Beaus  RC 54521
by Margaret Brownley
read by Mitzi Friedlander
2 cassettes
New York City, 1880. Amanda Blackwell runs a cycling school for
young ladies while caring for her mentally challenged brother.
Architect Damian Newcastle, also attending to a special son,
needs Amanda's property to build a twenty-story skyscraper. But
Amanda holds Newcastles's father responsible for her own father's
death. 1997.

A Capital Holiday  RC 53530
by Janet Dailey
read by Susan McInerney
2 cassettes
Beautiful Jocelyn Wakefield, the president's daughter, disguises
herself for an early morning walk without security. She runs into
reporter Grady Tucker, his dog, and elderly Obediah Melchior, who
looks suspiciously like Santa Claus. Grady fakes an injury in
order to become better acquainted. Bestseller 2001.

Cherish  RC 55114
by Catherine Anderson
read by Nanette Savard
3 cassettes
Colorado, 1868. Race Spencer, a gunslinger-turned-rancher,
stumbles upon a ransacked wagon train of dead Quakers. The only
survivor is pretty, shell-shocked Rebecca Morgan. Spencer takes
the girl home and falls in love with her as she begins to heal.
Some explicit descriptions of sex, some violence, and some strong
language. 1998.

Come Back to Me  RC 54859
by Josie Litton
read by Colleen Delany
3 cassettes
In this sequel to Dream of Me/Believe in Me (RC 54858), King
Alfred rules Britain and has achieved peace between the Norse and
Saxons through marriage and other alliances. Viking Dragon
Hakonson meets Saxon Lady Rycca and falls in love. Explicit
descriptions of sex. 2001.

Cordina's Crown Jewel  RC 54303
by Nora Roberts
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
2 cassettes
In this sequel to Cordina's Royal Family (RC 54302), Camilla, the
daughter of Princess Gabriella and an American father, leaves her
public life for a more peaceful existence. She meets
archaeologist Delaney Caine in Vermont and the two gradually fall
in love. Some explicit descriptions of sex. Bestseller 2002.

Cordina's Royal Family  RC 54302
by Nora Roberts
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
4 cassettes
Three stories concerning the royal family of Cordina. In "Affaire
Royale," Princess Gabriella has amnesia after a kidnapping
attempt and falls for her bodyguard. In "Command Performance,"
Crown Prince Alexander meets an American. In "The Playboy
Prince," Prince Bennett succumbs to a scholar's charms. Followed
by Cordina's Crown Jewel (RC 54303). Some explicit descriptions
of sex. 1986.

The Cottage  RC 53988
by Danielle Steel
read by David Hartley-Margolin
2 cassettes
Seventy-year-old film idol Coop Winslow is broke and forced to
take in boarders to keep his mansion. Newly divorced Mark
Friedman and widowed Jimmy O'Connor bring new life to the estate,
especially when Mark's teenagers move in. Coop gradually
rekindles his interest in the world around him. Some strong
language. 2002.

Date with the Devil  RC 54536
by Olivia Rupprecht
read by Mitzi Friedlander
1 cassette
Librarian Diedre Forsythe and martial arts expert Sterling Jakes
are marooned on an island after a shipwreck, surviving only
because of Jakes's skills, and they fall in love. They are
rescued by his fianc‚e. Explicit descriptions of sex. 1991.

Desire  RC 53643
by Nicole Jordan
read by Mitzi Friedlander
3 cassettes
Cornwall, England; 1813. After a brush with death, Lucian
Tremayne, an English spy, yearns for a son. He finds his mate in
Brynn Caldwell, who fears marriage because of an old family
curse. Once married, Lucian is afraid that Brynn is betraying
him. Explicit descriptions of sex. 2001.

Devil's Bride  RC 54296
by Stephanie Laurens
read by Kristin Allison
3 cassettes
Cambridgeshire, England; 1818. Honoria Wetherby, beautiful and
spirited governess, envisions a life of adventure and travel that
excludes marriage. Devil Cynster--of the wild and noble Cynsters-
-resolves to make her his wife. Cynster deviously uses the
compromising circumstances of their meeting to win Honoria.
Followed by A Rake's Vow (RC 54297). Descriptions of sex. 1998.

Don't Look Back  RC 54175
by Amanda Quick
read by Gabriella Cavallero
2 cassettes
Investigator Lavinia Lake and her partner (and lover), Tobias
March, accept a case from fellow mesmerist Dr. Howard Hudson.
Hudson's manipulative young wife has been murdered, and Lavinia
connects the crime to an antique bracelet. Follows Slightly Shady
(RC 51767). Some explicit descriptions of sex and some strong
language. 2002.

Dream of Me/Believe in Me  RC 54858
by Josie Litton
read by Colleen Delany
5 cassettes
In King Alfred's Britain, marriages between enemies are the only
way to achieve peace. In Dream of Me, Viking warrior Wolf
Hakonson marries the sister of Saxon Hawk of Essex and falls in
love, while Lord Hawk reluctantly marries a Norse noblewoman in
Believe in Me. Explicit descriptions of sex. 2001.

Dying to Please  RC 54306
by Linda Howard
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
2 cassettes
Butler and bodyguard Sarah Stevens works for a retired judge.
When he is murdered, Sarah is investigated and when her next
employers are also killed, she becomes the main suspect. With the
help--and love--of detective Thompson Cahill, Sarah discovers a
deranged stalker. Explicit descriptions of sex, strong language,
and some violence. 2002.

Eden Burning  RC 54325
by Elizabeth Lowell
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
2 cassettes
In Hawaii's lush tropical landscape Chase Wilcox and Nicole
Ballard struggle to come to terms with the passion blossoming
between them. Nicole, whose stage name is Pele, the goddess of
fire, is in truth afraid of men. Chase hopes to change her.
Explicit descriptions of sex and some strong language. 2002.

Fast Women  RC 53247
by Jennifer Crusie
read by Jill Fox
3 cassettes
Sisters-in-law Nell, Suze, and Margie are looking for more
meaningful lives. Along the way, Nell finds work at a detective
agency, Margie worries about a missing husband, and Suze leaves
hers. They also become involved in dognapping, murder, arson,
embezzlement, and family cover-ups. Some descriptions of sex and
some strong language. 2001.

The Flame and the Flower  RC 53906
by Kathleen E. Woodiwiss
read by Gabriella Cavallero
3 cassettes (Reissue)
London, 1799. Captain Brandon Birmingham is forced to marry
beautiful orphan Heather Simmons. He takes her home to
Charleston, South Carolina. There Heather adjusts to life in the
colonies until her past catches up with her. Followed by The
Elusive Flame (RC 47316). Explicit descriptions of sex and some
strong language. 1972.

Full House  RC 54899
by Janet Evanovich
read by Colleen Delany
2 cassettes
Wealthy polo-playing Nicholas Kaharchek falls in love with single
mother Billie Pearce. When a horse injures Billie's foot, Nick
foists his eccentric cousins on her, ostensibly to help.
Meanwhile, a burglar is targeting Billie's Virginia neighborhood.
Some explicit descriptions of sex and some strong language.
Bestseller 1989.

The Girl from Montana  RC 52056
by Grace Livingston Hill
read by Mitzi Friedlander
2 cassettes (Reissue)
Elizabeth has just buried her brother. Now alone and defenseless,
she is confronted by his murderer--who claims to love her. She
escapes into the Montana wilderness and runs headlong into a man
unlike the rough types she has known. His protection and her
strong Christian faith help her survive. 1982.

Glass Houses  RC 54397
by Stella Cameron
read by Annie Wauters
3 cassettes
Good cop Aiden Flynn snoops through his colleague's e-mails and
finds a dangerous surprise. His discovery leads him on a wild
journey to clear his own name and that of the woman he is trying
to protect. Explicit descriptions of sex and strong language.
2000.

Going Home  RC 55278
by Nora Roberts
read by Michele Schaeffer
3 cassettes
Three novellas in which women must rediscover the love of their
families before they can embrace others. In Unfinished Business,
world-renowned pianist Vanessa Sexton's renewed relationship with
her mother allows her to return her childhood sweetheart's
affection. Some explicit descriptions of sex and some strong
language. Bestseller 2002.

Going to the Chapel  RC 54264
by Rochelle Alers and others
read by Robin Miles
3 cassettes
Four short romances featuring African American women who meet
their soul mates. In "Stand-In Bride," middle-aged wedding
planner Katherine Langdon is attracted to a bride's father. In
"Learning to Love," American Sharon Braxton encounters cultural
differences when she falls in love with a Nigerian. Some
descriptions of sex. 2001.

Green Calder Grass: Calder Saga, Volume 6  RC 54999
by Janet Dailey
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
2 cassettes
In this sequel to Calder Pride (RC 49785), Ty Calder has
recovered from a kidnapping attempt and is expecting twins with
his second wife, Jessy. But Ty's former wife, Tara, becomes
increasingly jealous and tries to reclaim her ex. Some
descriptions of sex and some strong language. 2002.

Gwyneth and the Thief  RC 54916
by Margaret Moore
read by Laura Giannarelli
2 cassettes
England, 1202. Fifteen-year-old Lady Gwyneth of Haverleigh is
desperate because her father is ill and his knights are gone.
When she meets Gavin, a rugged thief who can fight, she coerces
him into training the peasants to protect the castle. The two
gradually fall in love. For senior high readers. 2002.

The Highlander's Touch  RC 53836
by Karen Marie Moning
read by Mitzi Friedlander
2 cassettes
Lisa Stone, a twenty-first-century woman, is transported back to
fourteenth-century Scotland after she touches a rare museum
artifact. She meets the immortal laird Circenn Brodie, who has
pledged to kill the bearer of the flask. Brodie instead falls in
love with the beautiful stranger. Some explicit descriptions of
sex. 2000.

Hold onto the Night  RC 54701
by Shauna Michaels
read by Erin Jones
1 cassette
Geologist Dr. Kathleen Dawson doesn't believe in the Jaguar Man,
who natives say rules the South American jungle. Rescued from
drowning by a black jaguar, Kathleen finds herself in the cave of
Guerriro, a muscular wild man, who warns her to stay away. Some
descriptions of sex. 2000.

Home for the Holidays  RC 53796
by Johanna Lindsey
read by Janis Gray
1 cassette
Baron Vincent Everett exacts revenge on his brother's missing
business rival by evicting George Ascot's children before
Christmas. When he meets beautiful, innocent Larissa Ascot,
Vincent moves her to his home, planning to seduce her. Only he
doesn't expect to fall in love. Some descriptions of sex. 2000.

Hot Ice  RC 54810
by Nora Roberts
read by Michele Schaeffer
2 cassettes
Doug Lord needs cash for his quest of a treasure dating back to
the French Revolution. Ice cream heiress Whitney MacAllister is
bored and needs a diversion. The two become unlikely partners and
head for Madagascar--with a gang of cunning criminals in hot
pursuit. Strong language. Bestseller 1987.

Hurts So Good  RC 54527
by Olivia Rupprecht
read by Sharon Murray
1 cassette
Journalist Andrea Post moves to New Orleans and takes a job in a
restaurant owned by jazz legend Neil Grey. She investigates the
star's past, hoping for an exclusive article, but instead falls
in love. Now her betrayal may doom them both. Descriptions of
sex. 1992.

I Do!  RC 54511
by Olivia Rupprecht
read by Madelyn Buzzard
1 cassette
As his last wish before dying, Sergeant Sol Standish marries his
"Operation Dear Abby" pen pal over the telephone. Sol survives,
and Mariah Garnet of Alabama is thrilled to move to Wisconsin to
finally meet her husband. But she hasn't exactly been honest with
him. Explicit descriptions of sex and some strong language. 1992.

Impulse  RC 53310
by Catherine Coulter
read by Michele Schaeffer
3 cassettes
From her deceased mother's journals, Rafaella Holland learns that
her real father is a crooked munitions dealer who seduced and
abandoned her mother years earlier. Rafaella's desire for revenge
takes her to the gangster's private Caribbean island and into the
arms of Marcus Devlin. Violence, strong language, and some
explicit descriptions of sex. Bestseller 2001.

In His Arms: Coming to America, Book 3  RC 54865
by Robin Lee Hatcher
read by Laura Giannarelli
2 cassettes
Pregnant Mary Malone arrives in New York from Ireland in 1897.
The following year, after an unavoidable act of violence, she
flees to Whistle Creek, Idaho. She falls in love with sheriff
Carson Barclay and attends church with him--but hides her past.
2001.

The Inheritors  RC 53701
by Harold Robbins
read by Michael Russotto
3 cassettes (Reissue)
Stephen Gaunt, the whiz kid of Sinclair Broadcasting, mixes his
programming with girls whom he nicknames Green-eyed Girl, Blonde
Girl, and Chinese Girl. Darling Girl causes him trouble, but he
finally becomes a twosome with his last love, Lawyer Girl.
Explicit descriptions of sex and strong language. 1969.

Irresistible  RC 55143
by Karen Robards
read by Anne Flosnik
3 cassettes
England, 1813. Following the Banning sisters' escape from
libelous accusations in Scandalous (RC 51766), Lady Claire Lynes
is kidnapped by a band of spies. Claire and their leader, Hugh
Battancourt, fall in love, but her marital status stands in the
way of their future. Explicit descriptions of sex. 2002.

Island Flame  RC 53449
by Karen Robards
read by Mitzi Friedlander
3 cassettes
Lady Catherine Aldley's father Sir Thomas, the British ambassador
to Portugal in 1842, sends his daughter home for the season, but
pirates attack the ship. Captain Jonathan Hale makes the innocent
Catherine his mistress, and before long they fall in love.
Explicit descriptions of sex, some violence, and some strong
language. 1981.

Lady Sophia's Lover  RC 54333
by Lisa Kleypas
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
2 cassettes
Victorian London. Impoverished Lady Sophia Sydney takes a job as
a clerk/housekeeper to Bow Street magistrate Sir Ross Cannon. Her
goal is to harm him, the man who sent her brother to prison and
an early death--but he's not the monster she imagined. Explicit
descriptions of sex and some strong language. 2002.

Lady's Man  RC 54650
by Suzanne Simmons
read by Margaret Strom
2 cassettes
Prim and proper Georgiana Burne-Jones, a butler at an exclusive
resort in Arizona, witnesses her client's murder. In her haste to
escape, she rushes into the suite of Coleman Worth, a self-made
millionaire. Some explicit descriptions of sex and some strong
language. 1999.

The Last Chance Caf‚  RC 54320
by Linda Lael Miller
read by Colleen Delany
2 cassettes
When Hallie O'Rourke receives a package at her stepfather's wake,
she finds her life and the lives of her twin daughters in
jeopardy. Fleeing Phoenix, Hallie takes refuge at Nevada's Last
Chance Caf‚. There she meets Chance Qualtrough, who is unaware of
the danger she brings. Strong language, some descriptions of sex,
and some violence. 2002.

The Last Good Man  RC 51341
by Kathleen Eagle
read by Liz Solar
2 cassettes
Successful New York model Savannah Stephens returns home to
Sunbonnet, Wyoming, with her six-year-old daughter Claudia, where
she hopes to overcome the devastation of breast cancer. Childhood
friend Clay Keogh struggles to help Savannah resume a normal
life. Some descriptions of sex and some strong language. 2000.

Lip Service  RC 55131
by Suzanne Simmons
read by Colleen Delany
2 cassettes
Schuyler Grant inherits a Hudson River estate from her eccentric
great-aunt Cora. Trace Ballinger, Cora's lawyer, who despises his
wealthy clients, falls in love with the lovely heiress, while
someone or something haunts the mansion--and wishes Schuyler
gone. Some explicit descriptions of sex and some strong language.
2001.

The Loner  RC 54170
by Joan Johnston
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
2 cassettes
Following The Texan (RC 52110) the modern-day feud between the
Blackthornes and Creeds continues until love intervenes. Billy
Coburn returns home to Bitter Creek and enters into a marriage of
convenience with Summer Blackthorne. The two uncover family
secrets and a suicide. Explicit descriptions of sex and some
strong language. 2002.

Losing Julia  RC 54370
by Jonathan Hull
read by Michael Russotto
3 cassettes
Alternating between past and present, eighty-one-year-old Patrick
Delaney recalls losing Daniel, his best friend and fellow
soldier, in 1918. Ten years later, he meets Daniel's lover,
Julia. But Patrick is married, and Julia claims to be engaged.
Strong language and some descriptions of sex. 2000.

Lost in Your Arms  RC 54051
by Christina Dodd
read by Erin Jones
2 cassettes
Victorian England. Enid MacLean is coerced into caring for her
estranged husband, wounded in the Crimea. After nine years apart,
Enid falls in love with Stephen all over again--but the patient
has amnesia. Sequel to In My Wildest Dreams (RC 53202). Explicit
descriptions of sex. 2002.

Love Doesn't Come Easy  RC 54647
by Charlyne Dickerson
read by Kimberly Schraf
2 cassettes
Jennifer Johnson is attractive, successful, and cautious when it
comes to romance. When she meets Michael Maxwell, she is
unprepared for the chemistry between them. Jennifer continues her
quest to solve the mystery of her past, while Michael desires to
be her future. Explicit descriptions of sex. 2001.

Love to Love You Baby  RC 54910
by Kasey Michaels
read by Nanette Savard
2 cassettes
Keely McBride arrives to redecorate ex-pitcher Jack Trehan's
house moments after Jack's Katmandu-bound hippie cousin jettisons
her infant daughter on his doorstep. Bachelor Jack persuades
Keely to help with the baby. Confronting gangsters, caseworkers,
and a schizoid baby-sitter, Jack and Keely fall in love. Some
explicit descriptions of sex and some strong language. 2001.

The Mark of the Angel  RC 51650
by Nancy Huston
read by Celeste Lawson
2 cassettes
Paris, 1957. Twenty-year-old Saffie, newly arrived from Germany,
answers musician Raphael Lepage's advertisement for a maid. Soon
Lepage becomes smitten with the remote and seemingly emotionless
young woman. All goes well until he sends her on an errand to
have his flute repaired. Some explicit descriptions of sex. 1999.

Moonlight, Madness, and Magic  RC 54203
by Suzanne Forster and others
read by Mitzi Friedlander
2 cassettes
Three novellas featuring different generations of the Nightingale
family, cursed by a betrayed lover who was burned as a witch.
Michael becomes a werewolf and Heath a vampire, but Peyton's
lover, a modern-day wiccan, breaks the spell. Explicit
descriptions of sex and some strong language. 1993.

Mount Vernon Love Story: A Novel of George and Martha Washington
RC 54585
by Mary Higgins Clark
read by Jill Ferris
2 cassettes
The book opens on preparations for John Adams's inauguration,
with George Washington reminiscing about his career and family
life--specifically his successful marriage to widow Martha
"Patsy" Custis. He continues the story as he and Patsy retire to
his Mount Vernon, Virginia, estate. Bestseller 1968.

The Mulberry Tree  RC 54457
by Jude Deveraux
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
2 cassettes
When billionaire Jimmie Manville dies in a plane crash, his
widow, Lillian, is shocked that he left his fortune to his
despised siblings. Lillian receives only a Virginia farm and a
cryptic note to find the truth. Lillian changes her identity,
moves to the country, and starts over. Some strong language.
Bestseller 2002.

My Dear Duchess  RC 53456
by Marion Chesney
read by Madelyn Buzzard
2 cassettes
Henry Wright would like to marry Clarissa Sayers. However,
Clarissa's mother wants her to marry a titled gentleman.
Clarissa's younger sister Frederica, still relegated to the
schoolroom at seventeen, sets her sights on Henry. Then Henry
inherits a title, but risks forfeiting a fortune unless he
marries swiftly. 1979.

My Lady's Temptation  RC 54053
by Denise Hampton
read by Madelyn Buzzard
2 cassettes
England, King John's reign. Bastard knight Josce FitzBaldwin
travels to Nottingham to avenge the murders of his father and two
little half-sisters. He immediately suspects that the sheriff,
Reiner du Hommet, is involved but nevertheless falls in love with
the sheriff's daughter, Elianne. Explicit descriptions of sex.
2002.

Never Love a Cowboy  RC 53510
by Lorraine Heath
read by Susan McInerney
2 cassettes
1865. Harrison Bainbridge left England and came to Texas seeking
his fortune and a scandal-free life. He did not expect to fall in
love with the saloon-keeper's daughter, or have her finance his
cattle drive. Sequel to A Rogue in Texas (RC 53509). Some
explicit descriptions of sex, some violence, and some strong
language. 2000.

Never Marry a Cowboy  RC 53511
by Lorraine Heath
read by Susan McInerney
2 cassettes
1870. Kit Montgomery arrived in Texas five years ago with several
other English rogues. His past has kept him a bachelor. Now one
of his friends wants Kit to marry his sister. Sequel to Never
Love a Cowboy (RC 53510). Some explicit descriptions of sex, some
violence, and some strong language. 2001.

Nights in Rodanthe  RC 54857
by Nicholas Sparks
read by JoBeth Williams
1 cassette
To soothe her widowed daughter Amanda's grief, sixty-year-old
Adrienne Willis tells the story of her own lost love. After her
husband left her and their three children for another woman,
Adrienne had a brief affair with a doctor that helped fill her
emotional needs. 2002.

Nobody's Angel  RC 53255
by Karen Robards
read by Ann Hodapp
2 cassettes
The Carolinas, 1769. Susannah Redmon runs her preacher father's
household after her mother's death. She buys an indentured
servant, but is dismayed to see Ian Connelly transform into a
desirable man. Ian has secrets of his own and soon falls in love.
Explicit descriptions of sex. 1992.

The Nonesuch  RC 53345
by Georgette Heyer
read by Vanessa Maroney
3 cassettes (Reissue)
Sir Waldo Hawkridge, the most talked-about bachelor in London
society, inherits a Yorkshire estate. The legacy changes his life
and leads him to a most surprising choice of a bride. Foreword by
Mary Jo Putney. 1962.

On a Wild Night  RC 54472
by Stephanie Laurens
read by Kristin Allison
3 cassettes
London, 1825. Twins Amanda and Amelia Cynster despair of ever
finding husbands and decide to look in seamier places. Amanda
meets Martin Fullbridge, an earl, at a gaming hall, and he
reluctantly agrees to help. Sequel to All about Passion (RC
53361). Explicit descriptions of sex and some strong language.
Bestseller 2002.

On Green Dolphin Street  RC 53943
by Sebastian Faulks
read by Nanette Savard
3 cassettes
Washington, D.C.; 1960. Mary van der Linden, the proper wife of
an alcoholic British diplomat, embarks on an affair with New York
reporter Frank Renzo. The rest of her family, as well as America,
is falling apart. Some descriptions of sex and some strong
language. Bestseller 2001.

Once upon a Wedding  RC 54839
by Kathleen Eagle
read by Margaret Strom
2 cassettes
Jordan Burke's reintroduction to James Mayfield at his sister's
wedding marks the beginning of their whirlwind courtship. Now
Jordan's divorced mother, Camille, is planning an extravagant
wedding for Jordan and recalling her own drab ceremony with Creed
Burke--suddenly back in her life. Some descriptions of sex and
some strong language. 2002.

Out of This World  RC 54379
by J.D. Robb and others
read by Mary Kane
2 cassettes
Four romance novellas featuring the paranormal or the future.
J.D. Robb's "Interlude in Death" includes lieutenant Eve Dallas,
last seen in Seduction in Death (RC 53132). Others deal with
witches, vampires, werewolves, and telepaths. Strong language,
some descriptions of sex, and some violence. 2001.

Patterns of Love: Coming to America, Book 2  RC 54864
by Robin Lee Hatcher
read by Laura Giannarelli
2 cassettes
Iowa, 1897. Reverend Linberg and his family tend to their parish
of fellow Swedish immigrants. The oldest daughter, Inga, agrees
to help farmer Dirk Bridger take care of his orphaned nieces and
ill mother. Despite differences, Inga and Dirk fall in love.
2001.

Pearl Harbor, 1941  RC 54712
by Nancy Holder
read by Janis Gray
1 cassette
Hawaii, 1941. Bekah Martin meets navy ensign Scott DeAngelo while
returning to her native Hawaii and falls in love, although she is
already engaged to another. When Bekah is visiting Scott on his
ship December 7, the Japanese attack Pearl Harbor. For junior and
senior high readers. 2000.

Pendragon  RC 54043
by Catherine Coulter
read by Kristin Allison
2 cassettes
England, 1823. Continues the Sherbrooke family saga. Meggie
Sherbrooke's heart breaks when she learns that Jeremy, the man
she has spent her youth admiring, is engaged. She agrees to a
hasty match with Thomas and enters the dangerous world of
Pendragon. Follows The Scottish Bride (RC 51685). Descriptions of
sex. Bestseller 2002.

Phantom Waltz  RC 53982
by Catherine Anderson
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
3 cassettes
Rancher Ryan Kendrick of Oregon falls in love with paraplegic
Bethany Coulter. Bethany was injured during a barrel-racing
contest eight years ago and resists romance. But Ryan puts aside
all of her obstacles and continues pursuing her. Explicit
descriptions of sex and some strong language. 2001.

Pistol in His Pocket  RC 53823
by Olivia M. Rupprecht
read by Sharon Murray
2 cassettes
While out rock climbing, nurse Lori Morgan discovers the body of
a man frozen in ice. With help, she takes the block of ice home
and begins to thaw him out. When Noble Zhivago finally awakes,
Lori hopes he can help heal her sorrow. Explicit descriptions of
sex and strong language. 1995.

Players  RC 53700
by Jilly Cooper
read by Vanessa Maroney
4 cassettes
Four ruthless, powerful men vie for control of England's Corinium
Television: Declan O'Hara, the star talk-show host; Tony
Baddingham, chairman and managing director of Corinium; Rupert
Campbell-Black, minister of sports and Tony's nemesis; and
Cameron Cook, an American television executive now working for
the corporation. Explicit descriptions of sex and strong
language. 1988.

The Price of Passion  RC 53432
by Susan Sizemore
read by Ann Hodapp
2 cassettes
As a young woman, Cleopatra Fraser was seduced by her father's
archaeology assistant while in Egypt. Ten years later, he
reappears in Scotland as Dr. Azrael David Evans. Cleo rediscovers
passion and conflict as she helps him search for stolen treasure.
Explicit descriptions of sex and some violence. 2001.

Princess in Love  RC 54037
by Meg Cabot
read by Erin Jones
1 cassette
New York ninth-grader Mia Thermopolis continues her diary
detailing her life with a boyfriend she does not love, impossible
algebra tests, a pregnant mother, and princess lessons from her
strict grandmŠre. Sequel to Princess in the Spotlight (RC 52779).
For junior and senior high readers. 2002.

The Promise in a Kiss: A Christmas Novel  RC 54475
by Stephanie Laurens
read by Kristin Allison
2 cassettes
1783. Helena recognizes Sebastian Cynster as the stranger with
whom she shared an unforgettable kiss in Paris seven years ago.
He now navigates her through London society to help her choose a
husband. The passion between them points to a most unlikely
match. Prequel to The Cynsters series. Descriptions of sex. 2001.

The Pursuit  RC 54066
by Johanna Lindsey
read by Jill Ferris
2 cassettes
Viscount Lincoln Ross Burnett returns to Scotland after nineteen
years where he falls in love with Melissa MacGregor, who is
searching for a suitable husband. But the Burnetts are feuding
with Melissa's sixteen uncles. Sequel to Say You Love Me (RC
43553). Some explicit descriptions of sex. 2002.

A Rake's Vow  RC 54297
by Stephanie Laurens
read by Kristin Allison
3 cassettes
1829; Northamptonshire, England. Vane Cynster is determined not
to marry and even flees London to escape wedlock's trappings.
Surprised, he meets his match in the beautiful and independent
Patience Debbington. Wary of romance, Patience proves to be
Vane's most challenging conquest. Sequel to Devil's Bride(RC
54296). Descriptions of sex. 1998.

Rehearsal for Love  RC 51744
by Faith Baldwin
read by Margaret Strom
2 cassettes
New York City. Kathleen Roberts falls in love with her boss, Pat
Bell. Disenchanted by his work ethics, she calls off their
engagement. Playwright Paul McClure, a man she never considered,
has been waiting in the wings. During a hurricane, the two men
face off. 1940.

The Riddle of the Shipwrecked Spinster  RC 53928
by Patricia Veryan
read by Gabriella Cavallero
2 cassettes
Homely Cordelia Stansbury's reputation has been ruined by her
overly ambitious mother and a shipwreck that forced her to spend
a year on an island with savages. Piers Cranford is battling to
save his family estate when his uncle tries to push the disgraced
Cordelia on him. Sequel to The Riddle of the Reluctant Rake (RC
50360). 2001.

Ride a Dark Horse  RC 53742
by Laura Moore
read by Kristin Allison
3 cassettes
Horsewoman Cassie Miller stopped training for the Olympics to
adopt her late brother's twins. Now, five years later, the three
move to Virginia when Cassie is hired to train a champion jumper.
Cassie falls in love with her boss, Caleb Wells, but Caleb's ex-
wife intervenes. Some explicit descriptions of sex. 2001.

River of Fire  RC 53610
by Mary Jo Putney
read by Kristin Allison
2 cassettes
England, 1817. Captain Kenneth Wilding (Lord Kimball) returns
from the Napoleonic wars to an estate ruined by his late father.
Needing cash, he agrees to spy on the household of artist Sir
Anthony Seaton in order to uncover a murderer. But he falls for
the artist's bohemian daughter. Explicit descriptions of sex.
1996.

A Rogue in Texas  RC 53509
by Lorraine Heath
read by Susan McInerney
2 cassettes
1865. Englishman Grayson Rhodes travels to America expecting to
make his fortune. Instead he ends up working in a Texas cotton
field belonging to Abbie Westland, a widow with three children.
Followed by Never Love a Cowboy (RC 53510). Some explicit
descriptions of sex and some strong language. 1999.

Romancing Mister Bridgerton  RC 54583
by Julia Quinn
read by Kristin Allison
2 cassettes
1824. All of London wants to know the identity of columnist Lady
Whistledown, including Colin Bridgerton, a frequent subject of
her columns. Returning from abroad, Colin finds himself attracted
to Penelope Featherington, the girl who was always simply there.
But will her secret change his feelings? Some explicit
descriptions of sex. Bestseller 2002.

Rules of Attraction  RC 54293
by Christina Dodd
read by Gabriella Cavallero
2 cassettes
England, 1843. Hannah Setterington sells The Distinguished
Academy of Governesses to follow her heart's desire. She accepts
a position as companion to the aunt of Lord Raeburn, the husband
she hasn't seen for nine years. A passionate reunion ensues. By
the author of Rules of Engagement (RC 54292). Descriptions of
sex. 2001.

Rules of Engagement  RC 54292
by Christina Dodd
read by Gabriella Cavallero
2 cassettes
London, 1840. The earl of Kerrich schemes to achieve
respectability by adopting an orphan and hiring an unattractive
governess. The beautiful and broke Miss Pamela Lockhart disguises
herself to play the part. Attraction ignites before Pamela's
identity is revealed. By the author of Rules of Surrender (RC
54291). Descriptions of sex. 2000.

Rules of Surrender  RC 54291
by Christina Dodd
read by Gabriella Cavallero
2 cassettes
London, 1840. Lady Charlotte Dalrumple is commissioned by the
viscountess Ruskin to reform her young grandchildren. Lady
Charlotte arrives at her position to discover her true
assignment--the taming of the viscountess's wild, dangerously
handsome son. By the author of Rules of Engagement (RC 54292).
Descriptions of sex. 2000.

Running Scared  RC 54336
by Elizabeth Lowell
read by Jim Zeiger
3 cassettes
Jewelry expert Risa Sheridan, a curator for a Las Vegas casino,
helps her boss, Shane Tannahill, acquire ancient Celtic pieces
for his collection. Risa's childhood friend Cherelle Faulkner is
trying to obtain some stolen Druid gold from a former GI. Strong
language, some descriptions of sex, and some violence. 2002.

Saints and Sinners  RC 54125
by Olivia Rupprecht
read by Mitzi Friedlander
1 cassette
Small-town preacher Matthew Peters takes more than pastoral
interest in his new neighbor, single mother Delilah Sampson.
Although obviously responsive to him, Dee has secrets from her
past and two children to protect. But the physical attraction
between them gradually compels decisive action. Some explicit
descriptions of sex and some strong language. 1992.

Samantha and the Cowboy  RC 55425
by Lorraine Heath
read by Colleen Delany
1 cassette
Texas, 1866. Sixteen-year-old Samantha Reynolds pretends to be a
boy in order to join a cattle drive so she can earn money for her
family. After fellow wrangler Matthew Hart, a Civil War veteran,
discovers the truth, they fall in love. For senior high readers.
2002.

Scrooge Wore Spurs  RC 55219
by Janet Dailey
read by Faith Potts
2 cassettes
Indebted Arizona rancher Eben MacCallister expects to lose the
family ranch in the new year. To make matters worse, his former
fianc‚e Maddie Williams has returned to open a dude ranch on
adjoining land and his estranged sister has passed away--leaving
him with four orphans at Christmas time. Bestseller 2002.

Second Thyme Around  RC 53910
by Katie Fforde
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
2 cassettes
Market gardener Perdita Dylan is horrified when she discovers
that her ex-husband Lucas Gillespie has become the chef at a
local hotel. Until now, living with her elderly godmother in the
English countryside has been ideal--or so she thought. Some
descriptions of sex and some strong language. 2000.

A Secret Love  RC 54300
by Stephanie Laurens
read by Kristin Allison
3 cassettes
1820, England. To save her family's fortune, Alathea Morwellan
needs Gabriel Cynster, her childhood playmate. To keep her
family's distress private, she disguises herself when she appeals
to Gabriel. Charmed by the veiled woman, Gabriel longs to
discover her identity. Sequel to A Rogue's Proposal (RC 54299).
Descriptions of sex. 2000.

The Sheik  RC 54081
by E.M. Hull
read by Susan McInerney
2 cassettes
Influential early-twentieth-century popular romance. When
Englishwoman Diana Mayo recklessly embarks on a desert outing,
she is kidnapped by Sheik Ahmed Ben Hassan, ravished, and held
hostage in his camp. But over time Diana falls in love with the
handsome ruler. Some violence and some strong language. 1921.

Shotgun Wedding  RC 54124
by Olivia Rupprecht
read by Mitzi Friedlander
2 cassettes
Established New York artist Aaron Breedlove, returning to
Appalachia when his father dies, marries beautiful Addy McDonald
to keep peace between their feuding clans. Then he brings Addy
back to the city, where they struggle to trust each other.
Explicit descriptions of sex and some strong language. 1994.

Sleeping Beauty  RC 51631
by Judith Ivory
read by Laura Giannarelli
2 cassettes
Victorian England, 1876. Newly knighted explorer Sir James
Stoker, recently returned from Africa, risks his hard-won awards,
titles, and professorship for the love of an older woman. Coco
Wild, a French mistress of many men, becomes James's lover
despite the objections of his mentor and her son. Explicit
descriptions of sex. 1998.

The Smile of the Stranger  RC 53909
by Joan Aiken
read by Jill Ferris
2 cassettes (Reissue)
Juliana Paget and her dying father, an expatriate writer living
in Italy, are forced to return to their ancestral mansion in
Regency England. Once there, Juliana must contend with
troublesome relatives, worthless suitors, and murderous assaults
until she finds her true love. 1978.

Springwater  RC 53505
by Linda Lael Miller
read by Colleen Delany
2 cassettes
1870. Evangeline Keating's husband, John, died leaving her and
her daughter, Abigail, penniless. Thus Evangeline accepts John's
cousin's proposal and travels to Springwater, Montana Territory.
Her fianc‚, however, is on a six-month trip and has sent his
handsome partner to care for her and Abigail. Some explicit
descriptions of sex and some strong language. 1998.

A Springwater Christmas  RC 53507
by Linda Lael Miller
read by Colleen Delany
2 cassettes
1882. Jack McLaughlin is a prodigal son returning to Springwater,
Montana Territory. He hides his identity until he's ready to tell
his parents--Jacob and June-bug McCaffrey. Meanwhile Jack takes
an interest in Olivia Darling, owner of the boarding house. Some
explicit descriptions of sex and some strong language. 1999.

Springwater Seasons  RC 53506
by Linda Lael Miller
read by Colleen Delany
3 cassettes
Stories of four women who come to Springwater, Montana Territory,
in the late 1800s. Rachel is the town's first schoolteacher,
Savannah is part owner of the saloon, Miranda is an unwed mother,
and Jessica takes over her brother's bankrupt newspaper. Each
finds the man of her dreams. Some explicit descriptions of sex.
1999.

Springwater Wedding  RC 53508
by Linda Lael Miller
read by Colleen Delany
2 cassettes
Springwater Station has grown and changed over the years. Yet
even in the twenty-first century, cattle rustlers are still at
work, families are still feuding, and hearts are still being
broken. And Maggie McCaffrey's return will be a catalyst to many
events. Strong language and some explicit descriptions of sex.
2001.

A Stolen Heart  RC 51985
by Candace Camp
read by Michele Schaeffer
2 cassettes
1811. American Alexandra Ward, in London to meet business partner
Lord Sebastian Thorpe, is unprepared for the surprises awaiting
her. She is mistaken for a woman who died years ago, she is
attacked numerous times, and Lord Thorpe is suspicious of her
motives. Some explicit descriptions of sex. 2000.

Summer in Eclipse Bay: Eclipse Bay Trilogy, Volume 3  RC 54691
by Jayne Ann Krentz
read by Jill Fox
2 cassettes
Gallery owner Octavia Brightwell hides her family history when
she moves to Eclipse Bay, Oregon--so when a painting is stolen,
townfolk suspect her. Crime-writer Nick Harte helps find the true
culprit and the painting. Sequel to Dawn in Eclipse Bay (RC
52286). Strong language and some explicit descriptions of sex.
Bestseller 2002.

Summer Light  RC 54087
by Luanne Rice
read by Jacinda Bronaugh
3 cassettes
Lonely single-mother May Taylor has a rocky new marriage with
French-Canadian hockey star Martin Cartier, who struggles with
his tragic past. May's six-year-old clairvoyant daughter, Kylie,
tries to heal them. The child's insights help them cope after
Martin is blinded by an injury. Some descriptions of sex and some
strong language. 2001.

Summer Moon  RC 53732
by Jill Marie Landis
read by Kristin Allison
2 cassettes
Kate Whittington, who grew up in a Maine orphanage, impulsively
answers an advertisement for a mail-order bride for Reed Benton
of Texas. But when she arrives, she discovers that her husband
knows nothing about her. And he has just recovered his son who
was captured by the Comanche years earlier. Some explicit
descriptions of sex. 2001.

Summer Pleasures  RC 54843
by Nora Roberts
read by Margaret Strom
3 cassettes
Two friends, employees of Celebrity magazine, find the men of
their dreams while on assignments. In Second Nature, reporter Lee
Radcliffe falls for author Hunter Brown. And in One Summer,
photographer Bryan Mitchell spends an unforgettable summer with
photojournalist Shade Colby. Some explicit descriptions of sex.
Bestseller 1986.

A Summer to Remember  RC 54986
by Mary Balogh
read by Anne Flosnik
2 cassettes
Jilted bride Lauren Edgeworth agrees to pose as Viscount "Kit"
Ravenberg's fianc‚e to thwart his family's arranged marriage
plans for him. Grateful Kit promises her a last summer of
adventure before she becomes an old maid, but complications arise
when he falls in love with her. Explicit descriptions of sex.
2002.

Sunset in St. Tropez  RC 54338
by Danielle Steel
read by Erin Jones
1 cassette
Three New York couples--Diana and Eric Morrison, Pascale and John
Donnally, and Anne and Robert Smith--decide to vacation in France
one summer. But Anne dies before the trip, so Robert causes
turmoil when he invites his new girlfriend, an actress, to join
them. 2002.

Swear by the Moon  RC 53997
by Shirlee Busbee
read by Kristin Allison
2 cassettes
London, 1798. American Patrick Blackburne is visiting his mother
in England. She asks him to stop a blackmailing scheme. As
Patrick investigates, he meets notorious heiress Thea Garrett,
who had endured a scandal as a young debutante and now has new
troubles. Some explicit descriptions of sex. 2001.

Sweet Nothings  RC 54513
by Catherine Anderson
read by Jack Fox
3 cassettes
Molly Wells steals a valuable racehorse from her ex-husband after
he abuses it. She takes the animal to the ranch of "horse
whisperer" Jake Coulter in Oregon for help. There Molly remains
in hiding. Explicit descriptions of sex, some violence, and some
strong language. 2002.

Then Comes Marriage  RC 55227
by Kasey Michaels
read by Anne Flosnik
2 cassettes
With his good friends married, Brady James, the earl of
Singleton, is feeling bored and jealous. When he is attacked and
left for dead after a night of carousing, he plots his revenge
with the help of the mysterious beauty Regina Bliss. Soon he is
part of a more dangerous plot. Some descriptions of sex. 2002.

This Lullaby  RC 54908
by Sarah Dessen
read by Annie Wauters
2 cassettes
Raised by a mother who writes romance novels and had five
husbands, eighteen-year-old Remy Starr believes in short-term,
uncommitted relationships. But in the summer before college, she
meets Dexter, a musician in a rock band, and begins to change her
mind. Some strong language. For senior high readers. 2002.

Three Fates  RC 54462
by Nora Roberts
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
3 cassettes
Irish siblings Malachi, Gideon, and Rebecca Sullivan seek the
return of a family heirloom--a small antique statue--and the
whereabouts of its matching pieces. During their dangerous quest,
they manipulate suspects but also fall in love. Strong language,
some explicit descriptions of sex, and some violence. Bestseller
2002.

Three Times a Lady  RC 54522
by Niobia Bryant
read by Erin Jones
2 cassettes
African American mystery writer Jordan Banks has five adopted
children who are determined to find him a wife. When workaholic
investment banker Mia Gordon moves in next door in Newark, New
Jersey, the kids put their plan into action. Explicit
descriptions of sex and some strong language. 2001.

Thursday's Child  RC 54040
by Sandra Brown
read by Erin Jones
1 cassette
Genetic scientist Allison Leamon reluctantly agrees to trade
places with her identical and flamboyant twin, Ann, while Ann
undergoes cosmetic surgery to surprise her fianc‚, Davis. But
events get complicated when Allison and Davis's best friend fall
in love at first sight. Explicit descriptions of sex. Bestseller
1985.

Time of the Singing of Birds  RC 53682
by Grace Livingston Hill
read by Michele Schaeffer
2 cassettes (Reissue)
Lieutenant Barney Vance is sent home to his late mother's farm to
recuperate from his war injuries. While he's waiting for his next
assignment, childhood friends--Hortense, a forward divorc‚e, and
Sunny, a young schoolteacher--vie for his affections. 1944.

To Kiss a Spy  RC 54311
by Jane Feather
read by Madelyn Buzzard
3 cassettes
London, England; 1552. Widowed Lady Pen, from The Widow's Kiss
(RC 54310), never believed that her baby died at birth two years
ago. When Owen D'Arcy, a French spy, approaches her for
information, she enlists him to investigate her son's
disappearance. Explicit descriptions of sex and some strong
language. 2002.

To Love a Man  RC 53750
by Karen Robards
read by Kristin Allison
2 cassettes
Maryland journalist Lisa Collins is rescued from armed guerrillas
in revolutionary southern Rhodesia by soldier-of-fortune Sam
Eastman. They begin an illicit and passionate love affair, but
once back in America their disparate lifestyles threaten to break
them apart. Explicit descriptions of sex, some violence, and some
strong language. 1985.

To Trust a Stranger  RC 53678
by Karen Robards
read by Madelyn Buzzard
3 cassettes
Julie Carlson's early years were tough. Later she was crowned
Miss South Carolina, got married, and owned a successful boutique
in Charleston. All was well until her husband hired a hit man to
kill her. Private detective Mac McQuarry comes to her aid. Strong
language, some descriptions of sex, and some violence. 2001.

The Touch of Fire  RC 54119
by Linda Howard
read by Sharon Murray
2 cassettes
Arizona territory, 1871. Physician Annie Parker moves to Silver
Mesa to establish a medical practice. She does not expect to fall
in love with Rafe McCay after he kidnaps her, and she treats his
gunshot wounds. Explicit descriptions of sex, some violence, and
some strong language. 1992.

True Blue  RC 54844
by Luanne Rice
read by Michele Schaeffer
3 cassettes
Rumer Larkin's heart was broken when her childhood love, Zeb
Mayhew, married her sister, Elizabeth. Now divorced, Zeb returns
to Hubbard's Point, Connecticut, with his son. Elizabeth also
comes home, and the three struggle to settle their affairs. Some
explicit descriptions of sex and some strong language. Bestseller
2002.

Until Tomorrow: Christy and Todd; the College Years, Book 1  RC
55037
by Robin Jones Gunn
read by Nanette Savard
2 cassettes
Nineteen-year-old college student Christy Miller has been
studying in Switzerland when her friends Katie and Todd join her
for a vacation. Christy is jealous and unsure of her relationship
with Todd--but puts her trust in God. For senior high and older
readers. 2000.

The Vicar's Daughter  RC 53813
by Eva Rutland
read by Mitzi Friedlander
2 cassettes
When Reverend Frame becomes ill, his daughter Christina asks Lord
Aylesbury for help, but for his help he demands a hard bargain:
that she wed his wayward son, Domenic Stanhope. Poles apart
initially, the selfish rake with a roving eye and his spirited
bride, who rescues the downtrodden, become a loving couple. 1990.

When I Fall in Love  RC 54088
by Iris Rainer Dart
read by Margaret Strom
2 cassettes
Life is good for Lily Benjamin. She is mother to a wonderful
teenager, Bryan; has a great job as a comedy writer; and is
engaged to a respected doctor. Then Bryan is shot and paralyzed,
and Lily learns to listen to her heart. Some strong language.
1999.

The Widow's Kiss  RC 54310
by Jane Feather
read by Madelyn Buzzard
3 cassettes
England, 1536. Upon learning that the wealthy Lady Guinevere's
fourth husband has died, King Henry VIII and Thomas Cromwell
scheme to steal her lands. Hugh of Beaucaire, sent to fetch her
to London, falls in love with the suspected murderess. Followed
by To Kiss a Spy (RC 54311). Explicit descriptions of sex and
some strong language. 2001.

Wild Orchids  RC 53743
by Karen Robards
read by Gabriella Cavallero
2 cassettes
After her mother's death, Kansas school teacher Lora Harding is
vacationing in Cancun, Mexico, when she is carjacked by a
handsome former DEA agent who is on the run. Max Maxwell takes
Lora to his jungle hideout, where the two fall in love. Explicit
descriptions of sex, strong language, and some violence. 1986.

You Never Can Tell  RC 54658
by Kathleen Eagle
read by MaryBeth Wise
2 cassettes
Journalist Heather Reardon wants to tell the story of former
Indian rights activist Kole Kills Crow, her goddaughter's father.
Falsely accused of murder, Kole has been in hiding for years.
When Heather tracks him down, he is forced to confront the demons
from his past. Some explicit descriptions of sex and some strong
language. 2001.

Science Fiction

The Arrival: Gene Roddenberry's Earth--Final Conflict, Volume 1
RC 53379
by Fred Saberhagen
read by John Polk
2 cassettes
At the dawn of the third millennium, millionaire Jonathan Doors
hopes the arrival of the Taelons from outer space will mean a
cure for his wife's cystic fibrosis. But when his father reveals
secrets from the past, Jonathan realizes his misplaced trust.
Followed by The First Protector (RC 53380). Some violence and
some strong language. 1999.

Augur's Teacher: Gene Roddenberry's Earth--Final Conflict, Volume
4  RC 53382
by Sherwood Smith
read by John Polk
3 cassettes
California teacher Cecilia Robin resists cooperating with the
alien Taelons as well as with those who oppose them. Her
independence forces her into hiding from both groups. Only Augur,
computer expert and tech spy, can save her. Sequel to Requiem for
Boone (RC 53381). Associated the Earth: Final Conflict television
series. 2001.

The Best of C.L. Moore  RC 54710
by C. L. Moore
read by Richard Hauenstein
3 cassettes
Ten science fiction stories including "Shambleau," a reworking of
the Medusa myth in a futuristic setting; "The Black God's Kiss,"
showing the depths of a woman's revenge; and "No Woman Born,"
about a beautiful dancer reborn in the body of a cyborg. Includes
an introduction by Lester Del Rey. 1933.

Bones of the Earth  RC 54453
by Michael Swanwick
read by Jim Zeiger
2 cassettes
Paleontologist Richard Leyster is happily ensconced in his
Smithsonian office when a mysterious bureaucrat arrives, bearing
both a job offer and an ice cooler containing a fresh stegosaurus
head. Time travel to study live dinosaurs has many complications.
Some descriptions of sex and some strong language. 2002.

Brightness Reef: New Uplift Trilogy, Book 1  RC 52764
by David Brin
read by Erin Jones
4 cassettes
Various inhabitants on the banned planet Jijo recount how six
diverse cultures have created a peaceful society fearing only
discovery by the Five Galaxies. Then a strange starship arrives.
Continuation of the Uplift saga begun in Startide Rising (RC
23715). Followed by Infinity's Shore (RC 52765). 1995.

The Coelura  RC 54559
by Anne McCaffrey
read by Anne Flosnik
1 cassette
In the twenty-second century young Lady Caissa refuses to act as
the heir to the planet of Demeathorn, rejects marriage to a
chosen man she despises, and flees into the forbidden zone. There
she encounters a different life-form and falls in love. 1983.

Colonization: Aftershocks  RC 53039
by Harry Turtledove
read by Roy Avers
5 cassettes
On Earth, early in the 1960s, the invading Lizards confront far
more complex humans than those they have previously engaged. To
rule the planet, they must deploy a greater army and superior
firepower. Sequel to Colonization: Down to Earth (RC 51043).
Descriptions of sex, violence, and strong language. 2001.

Defender  RC 54314
by C.J. Cherryh
read by Kimberly Schraf
3 cassettes
Bren Cameron severs his alliance with Mospheira, the land of his
birth, and now exclusively represents Tabini's interests in
space. Tabini, leader of the atevi Association, sends Cameron to
find out about the welfare of the residents on the space station
Phoenix. Sequel to Precursor (RC 54313). Some strong language.
2001.

Demon Seed  RC 54208
by Dean Koontz
read by Alec Volz
1 cassette
A form of artificial intelligence has seized control of Susan
Harris's completely automated house. As she struggles to escape
the computer's devious plans to gain a human form, it
underestimates her power of survival. Strong language and some
violence. 1973.

Diplomatic Immunity  RC 54176
by Lois McMaster Bujold
read by Roy Avers
2 cassettes
Diplomatic troubleshooter Miles Vorkosigan interrupts his
honeymoon to resolve a crisis at the Graf Station in
Quaddiespace. The suspicious impoundment of a trade fleet quickly
escalates into kidnapping and murder and threatens war.
Vorkosigan's superior diplomatic tact is required to keep the
peace. 2002.

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?  RC 54649
by Philip K. Dick
read by Steven Carpenter
2 cassettes
In the year 2021 Rick Deckard is employed as a bounty hunter on a
dying Earth. He seeks androids that look like humans and destroys
them. Basis for the 1982 movie Blade Runner. 1968.

DoOon Mode: The Mode, Book 4  RC 54742
by Piers Anthony
read by Gary Tipton
3 cassettes
This sequel to Chaos Mode (RC 39711) provides the climax to the
saga of Colene, who finally confronts her worst fear--sex.
Continues the adventures of other characters in the alternate
realities of the Mode multiverse. Explicit descriptions of sex,
some violence, and some strong language. 2001.

Edge of Victory I: Conquest; Star Wars: The New Jedi Order  RC
53872
by Greg Keyes
read by David Hartley-Margolin
2 cassettes
Not content with the destruction they have already rendered, the
Yuuzhan Vong now want the heads of all Jedi. The most vulnerable
are the young students at the Jedi academy. Anakin Solo sets out
to rescue them, but may be too late. Followed by Edge of Victory
II: Rebirth (RC 53873). Some violence. 2001.

Evolution's Darling  RC 53806
by Scott Westerfeld
read by Jill Fox
2 cassettes
Thanks to the loving care of a spaceship captain's daughter, an
astronavigational computer achieves sentience. Two centuries
later, the machine secures a body of its own as it tracks down
rare art works and seeks the answer to the riddle of its being.
Explicit descriptions of sex, violence, and strong language.
1999.

Fallen Dragon  RC 54058
by Peter F. Hamilton
read by Jack Fox
5 cassettes
The Zantiu-Braun Corporation greedily rules space colonization in
the twenty-fourth century. Its dominance is enforced by the
"Skins"--invincible starship soldiers. Lawrence Newton has a
personal motive for leading his Skins to Thallspring, where his
platoon encounters the fiercest resistance yet. Descriptions of
sex and strong language. 2002.

Field of Dishonor: Honor Harrington, Volume 4  RC 53961
by David Weber
read by Madelyn Buzzard
3 cassettes
Honor Harrington's nemesis, Pavel Young, seeks revenge on her for
having him dismissed from his military career. Sequel to The
Short Victorious War (RC 53960). Some violence and some strong
language. For senior high and older readers. 1994.

The First Protector: Gene Roddenberry's Earth; Final Conflict,
Volume 2  RC 53380
by James White
read by John Polk
2 cassettes
Ma'el, a Taelon planetary investigator, travels to Earth in the
fourth century to explore human development. Ma'el arrives in
Ireland and invites the fugitive Declan to become his protector.
Ma'el must reveal Taelon technology to his human companions.
Sequel to The Arrival (RC 53379). Associated with Earth: Final
Conflict television series. 2000.

Flag in Exile: Honor Harrington, Volume 5  RC 53962
by David Weber
read by Madelyn Buzzard
3 cassettes
Still grieving for her murdered lover, Honor Harrington, from
Field of Dishonor (RC 53961), suffers self-doubt as she promotes
women's rights on the patriarchal planet Grayson. A Havenite
fleet arrives ready to destroy Grayson. Harrington, now an
admiral, goes back to space to battle the enemy. Some strong
language. For senior high and older readers. 1995.

Foundation and Chaos: The Second Foundation Trilogy, Volume 2  RC
53875
by Greg Bear
read by Roy Avers
3 cassettes
In this sequel to Foundation's Fear (RC 53874), Hari Seldon is on
trial for treason and the Galactic Empire's migration is about to
begin. But R. Daneel Olivaw, the mission's robot leader,
discovers a deadly enemy, one of his own kind. 1998.

Foundation's Fear: The Second Foundation Trilogy, Volume 1  RC
53874
by Gregory Benford
read by Roy Avers
3 cassettes
This authorized prequel to Isaac Asimov's Foundation saga covers
the early part of Hari Seldon's career. As candidate for first
minister, Seldon creates so many enemies that he and his
humaniform robot wife, Dors, flee to a distant planet, where they
lose their bodies to preserve their minds. 1997.

Heaven's Reach: New Uplift Trilogy, Book 3  RC 52766
by David Brin
read by Erin Jones
4 cassettes
This sequel to Infinity's Shore (RC 52765) finds the fugitive
inhabitants of Jijo facing possible extinction unless the
Earthship Streaker and its dolphin crew can preserve a secret
from numerous pursuers. Conclusion to the New Uplift Trilogy.
1998.

Hole in the Sky  RC 53176
by Pete Hautman
read by Michael Russotto
1 cassette
By 2036, a deadly flu wipes out most of Earth's population. Ceej
Kane lives with his uncle and sister at the Grand Canyon. Then
they disappear. Ceej, his friend Tim, and Bella, a Hopi girl,
search for them--and for a portal to another world. For senior
high readers. 2001.

The Honor of the Queen: Honor Harrington, Volume 2  RC 53760
by David Weber
read by Madelyn Buzzard
3 cassettes
As a female diplomat negotiating an alliance with the
chauvinistic planet Grayson, Honor Harrington finds herself in an
uncomfortable position. The planet, however, is attacked before
she can withdraw. Harrington preserves her queen's honor by
assisting the Graysonites. Some strong language. For senior high
and older readers. 1993.

Infinity's Shore: New Uplift Trilogy, Book 2  RC 52765
by David Brin
read by Erin Jones
4 cassettes
In this sequel to Brightness Reef (RC 52764), more starships
threaten planet Jijo and its six groups of sapient beings. The
illegal settlers are forced to make daunting decisions. Meanwhile
the Streaker and its dolphin crew seek refuge on Jijo but find a
long-hidden secret instead. 1996.

Kiln People  RC 54042
by David Brin
read by Michael Scherer
4 cassettes
In a future world, a human consciousness sends "dittos"-- clay,
disposable, duplicate bodies--to handle irksome chores. Private
investigator Albert Morris, using his "dittos" for field work,
takes on bootleggers making illegal copies of a famous actress.
And then the dilemmas multiply. Some strong language. 2002.

The Lathe of Heaven  RC 53261
by Ursula K. Le Guin
read by Alec Volz
2 cassettes (Reissue)
When George Orr realizes that his dreams produce an alternate
reality, he is so distraught that he consults a psychiatrist.
After a few sessions, Dr. Haber wants to manipulate George's
dreams to solve the world's political, environmental, and
population problems. Some strong language. 1971.

Memory Boy  RC 53191
by Will Weaver
read by Cyn Delafield
1 cassette
In 2008, two years after globally catastrophic volcano eruptions,
ash still falls and society is a shambles. Sixteen-year-old Miles
Newell, his sister, and his parents flee the violence-torn
suburbs for their lakeside cabin. But there they discover
dangerous squatters who refuse to leave. For junior and senior
high readers. 2001.

The Miocene Arrow  RC 53131
by Sean McMullen
read by Suzanne Toren
4 cassettes
Sequel to Souls in the Great Machine (RC 53130). In the fortieth
century the former lands of Australia and America are at war. The
Americans, led by Sair Feydamor, not only have to fight the Call
but also thwart attack from orbiting satellites known as the
Sentinels. 2000.

Mountain of Black Glass: Otherland, Volume 3  RC 52926
by Tad Williams
read by Erik Sandvold
6 cassettes
The virtual explorers trapped in Otherland learned that the land
exists to provide cyber-immortality to the Grail Brotherhood. The
brotherhood stole essential elements from captured children's
psyches, leaving them in a comatose state. Help lies in the
Mountain of Black Glass. Sequel to River of Blue Fire (RC 52925).
Violence and strong language. 1999.

Nebula Awards Showcase 2001: The Year's Best SF and Fantasy
Chosen by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America  RC
53263
edited by Robert Silverberg
read by Jill Fox
2 cassettes
Thirty-fifth anthology of the best works of science fiction and
fantasy writers. Includes Ted Chiang's novella Story of Your
Life, Mary A. Turzillo's novelette Mars Is No Place for Children,
Leslie What's short story "The Cost of Doing Business," and an
excerpt from Octavia E. Butler's novel Parable of the Talents (RC
48070). 2001.

Oceanspace  RC 53612
by Allen M. Steele
read by Jim Zeiger
2 cassettes
In 2011 Joe Niedzwiecki and Peter Lipscomb are scientists aboard
the first manned undersea research station, situated hundreds of
feet under the Atlantic's surface. When Joe films a sea serpent
Pete sends for his wife, Judith, a marine biologist, and his
niece, Andie, to join them. Some violence and some strong
language. 2000.

On Basilisk Station: Honor Harrington, Volume 1  RC 53759
by David Weber
read by Madelyn Buzzard
3 cassettes
Begins a series chronicling the career of spaceship naval officer
Honor Harrington, accompanied by her six-legged telepathic cat.
Having antagonized her male superiors, Honor is exiled to the
galactic outpost Basilisk Station, from where she proves her
mettle and military prowess. Some strong language. For senior
high and older readers. 1993.

Origin: Manifold Trilogy, Volume 3  RC 54342
by Stephen Baxter
read by Gary Tipton
4 cassettes
2015. Reid Malenfant explores the possibilities of human
evolution across space and time. When he and his wife, Emma
Stoney, are flying over South Africa in a T-38 training jet, the
reckless flight sends them colliding with a great wheel in the
sky. Sequel to Space (RC 54341). Violence and strong language.
Bestseller 2002.

PartnerShip  RC 54494
by Anne McCaffrey and Margaret Ball
read by Corrie James
2 cassettes
As a brand-new member of the elite Central Worlds' Courier
Service, shellperson Nancia, half human and half spaceship,
undertakes her first mission, carrying a group of young
aristocrats across the galaxy. She faces a dilemma when her
passengers hatch a conspiracy to acquire power and wealth. By the
author of The Ship Who Sang (RC 54493). Strong language. 1992.

Precursor  RC 54313
by C.J. Cherryh
read by Kimberly Schraf
4 cassettes
Bren Cameron, a human trained in the art of atevi relations, is
sent into space to conduct a tense three-sided negotiation on the
starship Phoenix among the Pilot's Guild, the atevi, and the
Mospheirans, human colonists the starship abandoned in the
atevi's world. Sequel to Inheritor (RC 46397). Some strong
language. 1999.

Psychohistorical Crisis  RC 53771
by Donald Kingsbury
read by Roy Avers
5 cassettes
Eron Osa, a man of the 761st century, is condemned to the removal
of his electronic familiar--a digital artificial memory implant--
for a crime he cannot remember. Now he can barely function amid
the complexities of advanced civilization on the planet Splendid
Wisdom, so he must find ways to develop his unenhanced brain.
2001.

Rainbow Mars  RC 54659
by Larry Niven
read by Michael Scherer
2 cassettes
The thirty-first century. Six linked tales written over a thirty-
year time span by Hugo award-winning author, featuring klutzy
time-traveling Hanville Svetz. Svetz and some members of the
Institute for Temporal Research must do the bidding of a latter-
day UN secretary-general, travel to a past Mars, and solve the
mystery of the space Beanstalk. 1999.

Requiem for Boone: Gene Roddenberry's Earth--Final Conflict,
Volume 3  RC 53381
by Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald
read by John Polk
1 cassette
Sequel to The First Protector (RC 53380). Detective William Boone
is investigating a spree of murder and computer hacking. All
clues point to the alien Taelons, but Boone and his computer-
expert wife uncover a conspiracy with surprising twists and
turns. Associated with Earth: Final Conflict television series.
2000.

Sea of Silver Light: Otherland, Volume 4  RC 52927
by Tad Williams
read by Erik Sandvold
8 cassettes in 2 containers
The band of virtual explorers trapped in Otherland now realize
that their survival lies at the heart of Otherland's virtual
world. But bizarre events hamper their getting there. Speed is
especially important because the real world may not exist much
longer. Sequel to Mountain of Black Glass (RC 52926). Violence
and strong language. 2001.

Shadow of the Hegemon  RC 53932
by Orson Scott Card
read by Bob Askey
3 cassettes
Bean, the child genius from Ender's Shadow (RC 48937), is the
only member of Ender's Dragon Army to escape kidnapping. In this
continuation, he switches his alliance from Ender to Ender's
brother, Peter. Bean's brilliant tactics enable Peter to become
the Hegemon. 2000.

The Ship Who Sang  RC 54493
by Anne McCaffrey
read by Corrie James
2 cassettes
Born a deformed human, Helva wins the title of shellperson and
her brain is transferred into the control center of an
intergalactic scout ship. Traveling among the stars, she shares
her missions with one normal human, and Helva finds that even a
spaceship can fall in love. By the author of  PartnerShip (RC
54494). 1969.

The Short Victorious War: Honor Harrington, Volume 3  RC 53960
by David Weber
read by Madelyn Buzzard
3 cassettes
In this sequel to The Honor of the Queen (RC 53760), the ruling
class of the People's Republic of Haven plans a short war to
rally its discontented people and restore the depleted treasury.
But they are up against Captain Honor Harrington. For senior high
and older readers. 1994.

Souls in the Great Machine  RC 53130
by Sean McMullen
read by Suzanne Toren
4 cassettes
In fortieth-century Australia, long after nuclear war destroyed
all Earth's technology, head librarian Zarvora Cybeline attempts
to build a computer to combat the dark forces that psychically
call people to their deaths in the sea. Meanwhile, other enemies
plot against the planet. 1999.

Space: Manifold Trilogy, Volume 2  RC 54341
by Stephen Baxter
read by Gary Tipton
4 cassettes
2020. At the solar system's far edge, Reid Malenfant discovers a
gateway that allows instantaneous virtual travel through vast
interstellar space. While he's finding what's on the gateway's
other side, Japanese scientist Nemoto searches for life on the
moon. Sequel to Time (RC 54340). Some strong language. Bestseller
2001.

The Stainless Steel Rat  RC 53845
by Harry Harrison
read by John Polk
1 cassette (Reissue)
Slippery Jim can rob a bank in any solar system, con a space
captain out of his ship, and start or stop a war, whichever pays
him more. So when the cops catch him, the only sensible thing to
do is make him a policeman on the Special Forces Squad. 1961.

The Stainless Steel Rat for President  RC 54114
by Harry Harrison
read by John Polk
2 cassettes
Jim diGriz--aka The Stainless Steel Rat--is sent by the Special
Corps to the corrupt planet Paraiso-Aqui. His mission is to
restore democracy. With the help of his wife, Angelina, and twin
sons, Jim runs for office. 1982.

A Stainless Steel Rat Is Born  RC 54115
by Harry Harrison
read by John Polk
2 cassettes
At seventeen Jim diGriz is a petty criminal on his home planet,
Bit O'Heaven, where he is caught and sent to prison. After
escaping, he finds a mentor in a mastermind called the Bishop
and, by perfecting his skills, earns the nickname, the "Stainless
Steel Rat." 1985.

Star Trek V: The Final Frontier  RC 54273
by J.M. Dillard
read by Bob Askey
2 cassettes
Based on the motion picture, this Star Trek adventure finds
Captain Kirk and crew attempting a dangerous rescue of the planet
Nimbus III, the site of hoped for cooperation among the galaxy's
major powers. 1989.

Star Wars, Episode II: Attack of the Clones  RC 53975
by R.A. Salvatore
read by Chuck Benson
2 cassettes
This tale begins ten years after the events of The Phantom Menace
(RC 50064) and traces the downfall of Anakin Skywalker, the young
Jedi who later becomes Darth Vader. Based on the screenplay for
the film of the same name. For senior high and older readers.
Bestseller 2002.

Star Wars: The Approaching Storm  RC 53974
by Alan Dean Foster
read by Chuck Benson
2 cassettes
The Republic continues to crumble and the galactic government
increasingly needs the Jedi to maintain order. Obi-Wan Kenobi and
Anakin Skywalker are sent on a vital mission to a world called
Ansion. Precedes Star Wars: Episode II, Attack of the Clones (RC
53975). For senior high and older readers. 2002.

Star Wars: The New Jedi Order; Edge of Victory II, Rebirth  RC
53873
by Greg Keyes
read by David Hartley-Margolin
2 cassettes
The Yuuzhan Vong are still searching for Jedi to slaughter. Han
Solo and Leia Organa Solo risk deadly consequences trying to
bolster the Jedi resistance, and Anakin and Tahiri are wanted for
murder. Yet hope arises in the birth of a special child. Sequel
to Star Wars: The New Jedi Order; Edge of Victory I, Conquest (RC
53872). Some violence. 2001.

Star Wars: The New Jedi Order; Star by Star  RC 54045
by Troy Denning
read by David Hartley-Margolin
4 cassettes
The Jedi Knights battle the invading Yuuzhan Vong warrior race.
Han Solo must stand by while his children travel deep into the
dark side to destroy the enemy's weaponry. Sequel to Star Wars:
The New Jedi Order; Edge of Victory II, Rebirth (RC 53873). 2001.

Starfish  RC 53446
by Peter Watts
read by Jack Fox
3 cassettes
The population explosion has led to tapping underwater geothermal
energy, and Rifters--psychotic humans, bioengineered to withstand
pressure--maintain the deep-sea power station. Now a malignant
new enemy of the human species is rising from the ocean's depths,
and the Rifters must find the means to resist. Violence and
strong language. 1999.

Time: Manifold Trilogy, Volume 1  RC 54340
by Stephen Baxter
read by Gary Tipton
4 cassettes
2010. Reid Malenfant sets up the Bootstrap corporation to lure
humans into space with the promise of limitless natural
resources. Sheena Five, a genetically engineered smart squid,
pilots the unmanned first mission. Malenfant plows ahead despite
NASA's attempts to shut him down. Followed by Space (RC 54341).
Strong language. 2000.

Venus  RC 53953
by Ben Bova
read by Michael Scherer
3 cassettes
On his 100th birthday, Martin Humphries announces a large cash
prize to whoever retrieves his eldest son's remains from the
hellish surface of Venus. Martin manipulates his despised younger
son, Van, to take up the challenge in competition with Lars
Fuchs, an asteroid miner. Some strong language. 2000.

Vitals  RC 54065
by Greg Bear
read by Alec Volz
2 cassettes
In the near future, scientist Hal Cousins seeks the key to
immortality by studying prehistoric undersea bacteria. On the
brink of success, he encounters a shady corporation and killers
bent on possessing his research. Fighting back, Cousins learns a
dark secret about his discovery and its devastating potential.
Strong language. 2002.

World's End  RC 53897
by Joan D. Vinge
read by Gordon Gould
2 cassettes
BZ Gundhalinu had played an important role in helping Moon
Dawntreader become the Summer Queen (RC 34560). Later BZ is
reassigned to World's End on planet Four and fears he will never
see Moon again. However, his search for his brothers on Four will
lead to many unexpected changes. Strong language and some
violence. 1984.

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Eighteenth Annual Collection  RC
52904
edited by Gardner Dozois
read by Roy Avers
7 cassettes
Following a survey of the science fiction market in 2000, Dozois
offers twenty-three stories by such authors as Ursula Le Guin,
Nancy Kress, Severna Park, Michael Swanwick, Brian Stableford,
Stephen Baxter, Charles Stross, and Ian McDonald. Some
descriptions of sex, some violence, and some strong language.
2001.

The Year's Best Science Fiction: Seventeenth Annual Collection
RC 53269
edited by Gardner Dozois
read by Richard Hauenstein
7 cassettes in 2 containers
Following a survey of the 1999 science fiction market, Dozois
offers twenty-seven stories by such authors as Stephen Baxter,
Frederik Pohl, Ben Bova, Robert Silverberg, Tanith Lee, Mike
Resnick, Charles Sheffield, and Kim Stanley Robinson. Some
descriptions of sex, some violence, and some strong language.
2000.

The Years of Rice and Salt  RC 54060
by Kim Stanley Robinson
read by Richard Hauenstein
5 cassettes
Alternate history of the past seven hundred years imagines that
the fourteenth century's Black Death plague kills 99 percent of
Europe's population. Considers a world in which Buddhism and
Islam are the dominant religions and New World settlers sail from
China, as envisioned by the reincarnation of the central
characters. 2002.

Short Stories

After the Quake: Stories  RC 55415
by Haruki Murakami
read by Steven Carpenter
1 cassette
Six short stories set after the 1995 earthquake in Kobe, Japan,
by the author of The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle (RC 46636). In "Honey
Pie," a shy writer has a second chance to marry the woman he has
loved since university. Some descriptions of sex and some strong
language. 2002.

The Berlin Stories: The Last of Mr. Norris; Goodbye to Berlin  RC
54128
by Christopher Isherwood
read by Fred Major
3 cassettes (Reissue)
Two fictionalized memoirs of 1930s Berlin and its people and the
dangers when Adolph Hitler was beginning his move to power. Some
characters, among them Sally Bowles, are featured in the musical
Cabaret. Foreword by the author written in 1954 after a postwar
visit. 1935.

The Best American Mystery Stories 2001  RC 53259
edited by Lawrence Block
read by Richard Hauenstein
3 cassettes
Twenty of the year 2000's best short mystery stories selected
from magazines. In "Lobster Night" by Russell Banks a barmaid
murders her employer. In "Easy Street" by T. Jefferson Parker an
FBI agent returns to southern California to catch a bank robber.
Violence, strong language, and some explicit descriptions of sex.
2001.

The Best American Mystery Stories of the Century  RC 53349
edited by Tony Hillerman
read by Ted Stoddard
7 cassettes in 2 containers
Anthology of short crime stories of the twentieth century.
Includes classic authors like O. Henry, Raymond Chandler, William
Faulkner, and Ellery Queen and contemporary writers like Sue
Grafton, Lawrence Block, and Dennis Lehane. Foreword by Otto
Penzler. Some descriptions of sex, some violence, and some strong
language. 2000.

The Best American Short Stories, 2001: Selected from U.S. and
Canadian Magazines  RC 53290
edited by Barbara Kingsolver
read by David Hartley-Margolin
4 cassettes
Twenty tales that are "pieces of truth" offer "a new
understanding of the world." Annette Sanford's "Nobody Listens
When I Talk" captures a sixteen-year-old's feelings one summer.
Marisa Silver describes a young couple's reactions to a
carjacking in "What I Saw from Where I Stood." Some strong
language. 2001.

The Blue and the Gray Undercover  RC 54569
edited by Ed Gorman
read by Robert Sams
3 cassettes
Short stories about Union and Confederate spies. In "Hobson's
Choice," a captain from Tennessee hangs only one spouse after
both were declared enemies. In "The Dead Line," an old man
discovers his wife, a Confederate spy who betrayed him, alive
almost fifty years later. Some violence and some strong language.
2001.

A Century of Great Suspense Stories  RC 53801
edited by Jeffery Deaver
read by John Polk
5 cassettes
A collection of thirty-six short mystery and suspense stories
from twentieth-century masters including Lawrence Block, Erle
Stanley Gardner, Tony Hillerman, John D. MacDonald, Sara
Paretsky, Ellery Queen, and Rex Stout. 2001.

Collected Stories  RC 53855
by Saul Bellow
read by Roy Avers
4 cassettes
Thirteen stories by the American 1976 Nobel laureate. In "What
Kind of Day Did You Have?" a renowned but now aging critic makes
exorbitant demands of his mistress; though she complies at
considerable personal hardship, he fails her at a critical
juncture. Some descriptions of sex and some strong language.
2001.

The Collected Stories of Richard Yates  RC 53249
by Richard Yates
read by Fred Major
4 cassettes
Twenty-seven stories by an acclaimed American writer who died in
1992. Yates often focuses on dreamers and unfulfilled ambitions.
The autobiographical "Saying Goodbye to Sally" tells about the
short-term affair of a young novelist invited to write a
Hollywood screenplay in the early sixties. Some descriptions of
sex and some strong language. 2001.

The Color of Absence: Twelve Stories about Loss and Hope  RC
54373
edited by James Howe
read by Susan McInerney
2 cassettes
A dozen short stories dealing with various losses. In "Shoofly
Pie," Arab American Mattie mourns the death of her mother and
takes solace in her new job at a restaurant. In "Season's End,"
an aging baseball player loses his last championship game. For
senior high readers. 2001.

The Complete Tales of Washington Irving  RC 51748
by Washington Irving
read by Peter Gil
7 cassettes (Reissue)
Sixty-one short stories by the prolific New Yorker Washington
Irving (1783-1859), best known for "Rip Van Winkle" and "The
Legend of Sleepy Hollow." The volume contains satires, ghost
stories, and fables, many of them set in New York City and the
Hudson Valley in the early days of Dutch settlement. Introduction
by Charles Neider. 1975.

Dressing Up for the Carnival  RC 51747
by Carol Shields
read by Annie Wauters
2 cassettes
Twenty-two tales involving imagination and the sense of identity.
In the title piece, various townspeople are venturing forth on an
ordinary business day, their self-images defined by clothing, a
vacation tag, an attitude, or an object--a book, a bouquet of
flowers, even a baby carriage. Some descriptions of sex. 2000.

Everything's Eventual: Fourteen Dark Tales  RC 54067
by Stephen King
read by John Polk
4 cassettes
Fourteen short tales of horror and dread, including "Riding the
Bullet"--first published on the Internet--in which Alan Parker,
hitchhiking through Maine to visit his ailing mother, is picked
up by a living corpse in a Mustang. In "In the Deathroom," a
reporter is tortured for information. Violence and strong
language. Bestseller 2002.

Going to the Chapel  RC 54264
by Rochelle Alers and others
read by Robin Miles
3 cassettes
Four short romances featuring African American women who meet
their soul mates. In "Stand-In Bride," middle-aged wedding
planner Katherine Langdon is attracted to a bride's father. In
"Learning to Love," American Sharon Braxton encounters cultural
differences when she falls in love with a Nigerian. Some
descriptions of sex. 2001.

The Gourmet Club: A Sextet  RC 54236
by Jun'ichiro Tanizaki
read by Mary Kane
2 cassettes
Six stories representative of different phases of this early
twentieth-century Japanese writer's work, originally published
between 1911 and 1955. In the title piece, an overindulged
gourmand goes to extreme lengths to pique the jaded appetites of
his fellow club members. 2001.

In Cuba I Was a German Shepherd  RC 53608
by Ana Men‚ndez
read by Gabriella Cavallero
1 cassette
Eleven tales about postrevolutionary Cubans set in Miami and
Havana. In the title piece, four elderly men--two Cubans and two
Dominicans--meet in a Miami park each morning to play dominos.
M ximo, the smaller Cuban, tells jokes that reveal his
heartbreak. Some strong language. 2001.

In My Father's Court  RC 53128
by Isaac Bashevis Singer
read by Ray Hagen
2 cassettes (Reissue)
Stories based on Singer's childhood memories of the rabbinical
court his father conducted in the family home on Krochmalna
Street in Warsaw in the early 1900s. These tales reflect the
importance of Jewish law and its interpretation by the rabbi in
the Eastern European Jewish community. 1966.

The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror, Volume 12  RC 53486
edited by Stephen Jones
read by Roy Avers
4 cassettes
Selection of twenty-two short stories and novellas from the year
2000, with an introductory overview of the year in horror fiction
writing and publishing. Also includes "Necrology: 2000," which
lists writers, artists, and performers contributing to the horror
genre, who died in 2000. 2001.

May There Be a Road  RC 53244
by Louis L'Amour
read by Richard Hauenstein
2 cassettes
Ten previously uncollected short stories. In the title piece,
written in 1960, a young Tibetan chieftain fights enemy soldiers
in order to rescue and claim his bride. The tale depicts how
tribal peoples oppose the invasion of their mountainous land by
the Red Chinese and their superior weapons. Some violence. 2001.

Moonlight, Madness, and Magic  RC 54203
by Suzanne Forster and others
read by Mitzi Friedlander
2 cassettes
Three novellas featuring different generations of the Nightingale
family, cursed by a betrayed lover who was burned as a witch.
Michael becomes a werewolf and Heath a vampire, but Peyton's
lover, a modern-day wiccan, breaks the spell. Explicit
descriptions of sex and some strong language. 1993.

More Stories from My Father's Court  RC 53129
by Isaac Bashevis Singer
read by Ray Hagen
2 cassettes
Twenty-seven more stories evoking the Jewish community in early-
twentieth-century Warsaw. The stories are drawn from Singer's
childhood recollections of the men and women who came to his
father, the rabbi, for advice and opinion on Jewish law. Sequel
to In My Father's Court (RC 53128). 2000.

A Multitude of Sins: Stories  RC 54026
by Richard Ford
read by Steven Carpenter
2 cassettes
Nine stories and a novella about love and relationships inside
and outside marriage. In "Dominion," a young Canadian
businesswoman, married with one son, has a long-term affair with
an older divorced American. Now both want to end the intimacy,
and they search for exit lines. Strong language and some explicit
descriptions of sex. Bestseller 2001.

Nebula Awards Showcase 2001: The Year's Best SF and Fantasy
Chosen by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America  RC
53263
edited by Robert Silverberg
read by Jill Fox
2 cassettes
Thirty-fifth anthology of the best works of science fiction and
fantasy writers. Includes Ted Chiang's novella Story of Your
Life, Mary A. Turzillo's novelette Mars Is No Place for Children,
Leslie What's short story "The Cost of Doing Business," and an
excerpt from Octavia E. Butler's novel Parable of the Talents (RC
48070). 2001.

New Stories from the South: The Year's Best, 2001  RC 53461
edited by Shannon Ravenel
read by Bruce Huntey
3 cassettes
Sixteenth annual collection of southern short stories. In "I Am
Not like Nu¤ez" by Jane R. Shippen, teenage Sharky and her half-
brother, Nu¤ez, live in a trailer with their pill-popping mama.
They are slipping into serious delinquency, but Sharky realizes
she wants to be different. Some descriptions of sex and some
strong language. 2001.

New Trails: Twenty-Three Original Stories of the West from
Western Writers of America  RC 51339
edited by John Jakes and Martin H. Greenberg
read by Dan Bloom
3 cassettes
Anthology includes never-before-published entries by old hands
such as Elmore Leonard, Elmer Kelton, Loren D. Estleman, and John
Jakes, as well as by newer writers including seven women. Some
descriptions of sex, some violence, and some strong language.
1994.

An Officer and a Lady and Other Stories  RC 52930
by Rex Stout
read by John Lescault
2 cassettes
Short stories dealing with the relationships between men and
women by the creator of the Nero Wolfe mystery series. In the
title piece a veteran burglar is surprised by the occupant of the
house he robs. In "Excess Baggage" a traveling salesman finally
marries but ends up in trouble. 2000.

On the Fringe  RC 52745
edited by Donald R. Gallo
read by Kimberly Schraf
2 cassettes
Eleven short stories dealing with high school students who are
different and ostracized by most of the other kids. In "WWJD"
even a religious girl can be pushed too far. In "Guns for Geeks"
an abused boy gets revenge. Some violence and some strong
language. For senior high readers. 2001.

Out of This World  RC 54379
by J.D. Robb and others
read by Mary Kane
2 cassettes
Four romance novellas featuring the paranormal or the future.
J.D. Robb's "Interlude in Death" includes lieutenant Eve Dallas,
last seen in Seduction in Death (RC 53132). Others deal with
witches, vampires, werewolves, and telepaths. Strong language,
some descriptions of sex, and some violence. 2001.

Prize Stories 2001: The O. Henry Awards  RC 53462
edited by Larry Dark
read by Bruce Huntey
4 cassettes
Annual anthology of the best short fiction published in North
American magazines includes seventeen pieces. First-prize winner
"The Deep," by Mary Swan, concerns twinship and being female
during World War I. Other authors include Dan Chaon, Alice Munro,
Pinckney Benedict, and Louise Erdrich. Some descriptions of sex
and some strong language. 2001.

The Question of Bruno  RC 54925
by Aleksandar Hemon
read by Ken Kliban
2 cassettes
Collection of short stories and one novella focuses on themes of
war in one's homeland and the experience of forging a life in a
new land. The Bosnian author describes his native Sarajevo in
several of the stories. 2000.

The Return Journey  RC 51898
by Maeve Binchy
read by Barbara Rappaport
1 cassette
Fourteen short stories concerning personal relationships. In "The
Return Journey," a daughter returns to her mother's native Irish
village. In "The Business Trip," Lena has been in love with her
boss for years until she travels with him. 1998.

The Rose Garden: Short Stories  RC 51342
by Maeve Brennan
read by Lindsay Ellison
2 cassettes
Twenty stories set in Dublin, Manhattan, and the New York area;
most were published in the 1950s and 1960s in the New Yorker. The
title piece reveals the secret world of a difficult-to-love Irish
shopkeeper, Mary Lambert, now widowed after ten years of marriage
and left with two children. 2000.

The Selected Stories of Patricia Highsmith  RC 53231
by Patricia Highsmith
read by Madelyn Buzzard
6 cassettes
Short stories from five previous collections, including The
Animal-Lover's Book of Beastly Murder, where pets and other
creatures take revenge on their masters, and Little Tales of
Misogyny, featuring female stereotypes. Foreword by Graham
Greene. Some violence and some strong language. 2001.

Skinned Alive: Stories  RC 52860
by Edmund White
read by Chris Parente
2 cassettes
In this collection of eight stories, White explores themes of gay
life such as desire, intimacy, love, and jealousy. Through it
all, his characters live under the melancholy spectre of AIDS and
the ever-present threat of mortality and grief. Explicit
descriptions of sex and some strong language. 1995.

Stories and Texts for Nothing  RC 53908
by Samuel Beckett
read by Graeme Malcolm
1 cassette
Three short stories and thirteen vignettes by 1969 Nobel Prize-
winning Irish writer. Originally published in French in 1958 and
later translated by the author. 1967.

Ten Women Who Shook the World  RC 53636
by Sylvia Brownrigg
read by MaryBeth Wise
1 cassette
Stories featuring women who defy convention searching for love
and fame. In "The Bird Chick," an entrepreneur starts out caring
for the birds in a park and soon progresses to having power over
them. "She Who Caught Buses" explores a librarian's prejudices
toward a group of people. 1997.

The Thirteen Problems  RC 54002
by Agatha Christie
read by Patricia Kilgarriff
2 cassettes (Reissue)
Thirteen tales of crime expertly investigated by Miss Marple. The
problems include brutal murder, a supernatural death, a serial
thief, and the disappearance of gold bars from a galleon. 1928.

Woodcuts of Women  RC 53346
by Dagoberto Gilb
read by Gary Telles
1 cassette
Ten tales of longing, lust, love, relations between men and
women, and Mexican American identity. "Shout" portrays the
tensions between a couple with three little boys living in a
cramped apartment where the husband clings destructively to his
macho self-image. Some explicit descriptions of sex and some
strong language. 2001.

The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Fifteenth Annual Collection
RC 54888
edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling
read by Annie Wauters
7 cassettes in 2 containers
Collection of forty-eight stories and poems ranging from fairy
tales to gothic horror by such authors as Jeffrey Ford, Jane
Yolen, Ursula LeGuin, and Gene Wolfe. Prefaced by an overview of
2001's works in this genre. Also includes a list of Honorable
Mentions. Some descriptions of sex, some violence, and some
strong language. 2002.

The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Fourteenth Annual Collection
RC 53339
edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling
read by Mary Kane
6 cassettes
Following an overview of the genre in the year 2000, this
collection of forty-four stories and nine poems ranges from fairy
tales to gothic horror, from magical realism to dark tales.
Includes works by Louise Erdrich, Tanith Lee, Stewart O'Nan, and
Neil Gaiman. Some descriptions of sex, some violence, and some
strong language. 2001.

The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Thirteenth Annual Collection
RC 53404
edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling
read by L.J. Ganser
6 cassettes
Following an overview of work published in the genre in 1999,
this collection of thirty-seven stories, ten poems, and one essay
offers tales of magic, romance, horror, and fantasy. Includes
works by Neil Gaiman, Gene Wolfe, Ursula K. Le Guin, and Steven
Millhauser. Some descriptions of sex, some violence, and some
strong language. 2000.

The Stories of Paul Bowles  RC 54540
by Paul Bowles
read by Steven Carpenter
5 cassettes
Collection of sixty-two short stories, arranged chronologically
and covering forty years of work by the late American writer
(1910-1999). Bowles's stories--"The Delicate Prey," for example--
often reflect clashing tribal and alien cultures in a sinister
1940s milieu where rough justice is expediently dispensed. Many
of the stories are set in Morocco, where Bowles lived for
decades. Some violence. 2001.

Spies and Espionage

The Blue and the Gray Undercover  RC 54569
edited by Ed Gorman
read by Robert Sams
3 cassettes
Short stories about Union and Confederate spies. In "Hobson's
Choice," a captain from Tennessee hangs only one spouse after
both were declared enemies. In "The Dead Line," an old man
discovers his wife, a Confederate spy who betrayed him, alive
almost fifty years later. Some violence and some strong language.
2001.

Call for the Dead  RC 53889
by John Le Carr‚
read by David Hartley-Margolin
1 cassette
George Smiley investigates the apparent suicide of British
foreign officer Samuel Fennan, who had recently been cleared of
charges of communism. 1961.

The Company of Strangers  RC 53474
by Robert Wilson
read by Jill Fox
4 cassettes
In 1944, young Anglo-Portuguese Andrea Aspinall is recruited in
London to become a spy for the Allies and is sent to Lisbon. She
meets Karl Voss, the German military attach‚, who secretly works
against the Nazis. The two fall in love. Some descriptions of
sex, some violence, and some strong language. 2001.

The Company: A Novel of the CIA  RC 54056
by Robert Littell
read by Richard Hauenstein
7 cassettes in 2 containers
In 1950, Yale graduate Jack McAuliffe is recruited by Harvey "the
Sorcerer" Torriti to join the CIA along with attorney Ebby Ebbitt
and Leo Kritzky. Jack sees action in East Germany, Hungary, Cuba,
Afghanistan, and Russia while searching for a treasonous mole.
Violence, strong language, and some descriptions of sex.
Bestseller 2002.

Jackdaws  RC 53305
by Ken Follett
read by Erin Jones
3 cassettes
British intelligence agent Felicity "Flick" Clairet must train a
group of English women, within days, to blow up the Nazis' main
telephone exchange in France and paralyze communications on D-
Day. American spymaster Paul Chancellor falls in love with Flick
as they plan the mission. Some violence and some strong language.
Bestseller 2001.

A Line in the Sand  RC 54604
by Gerald Seymour
read by Chuck Benson
3 cassettes
Frank Perry once spied for the British as an engineering
equipment salesman in Iran. Now his assumed identity in a Suffolk
village is compromised and terrorists are after him. The
villagers have turned against his family and the secret service
uses him as a decoy. Violence and strong language. 1999.

Never Dream of Dying  RC 53598
by Raymond Benson
read by Graeme Malcolm
2 cassettes
James Bond tracks down the blind leader of a terrorist group, the
Union, in France. There he meets a beautiful actress/model named
Tylyn and falls in love. But Tylyn's jealous ex-husband is also
connected to the clandestine organization. Some descriptions of
sex, some violence, and some strong language. 2001.

A Palm for Mrs. Pollifax  RC 53927
by Dorothy Gilman
read by Suzanne Toren
2 cassettes (Reissue)
Spymaster Mrs. Pollifax enters a Swiss health spa to track down a
missing package of plutonium. But her adventure really begins
when she meets Robin, a young jewel thief. 1973.

The Rhinemann Exchange  RC 54894
by Robert Ludlum
read by Christopher Walker
3 cassettes (Reissue)
Buenos Aires, 1943. Germany needs industrial diamonds for rockets
and the United States needs a special gyroscope reliable at high
altitudes. American spy David Spaulding and exiled Jewish
financier Erich Rhinemann attempt the exchange amidst double
crosses, assassinations, and erotic encounters. Violence, strong
language, and some descriptions of sex. 1974.

Spytime: The Undoing of James Jesus Angleton  RC 51732
by William F. Buckley
read by Steven Carpenter
2 cassettes
Fictionalized account of the career of spy James Jesus Angleton,
who ended his career as chief of counterintelligence at the CIA.
Traces the beginning of his professional life in World War II and
his obsessive search for the mysterious fifth man in the Kim
Philby spy ring. Some violence and some strong language. 2000.

Sports

Bump and Run  RC 51970
by Mike Lupica
read by Gregory Gorton
2 cassettes
Las Vegas wheeler-dealer Jack ("Jammer") Molloy inherits the
important half of the New York Hawks football franchise when his
estranged father dies. But his conniving twin siblings, the
National Football League, and potential buyers oppose his
ownership. Jack is soon immersed in the politics and economics of
professional sports. Strong language. 2000.

Rebound  RC 54241
by Eric Walters
read by Gregory Gorton
1 cassette
On the first day of eighth grade Sean gets into a fight with
David, a new kid in a wheelchair. The two gradually become
buddies because of their mutual love of basketball and a growing
interest in girls. For junior and senior high readers. 2000.

Spikes  RC 53227
by Michael Griffith
read by Jack Fox
2 cassettes
Brian Schwan, former college champion golfer, can't succeed in
professional tournaments. His father is disappointed in him, his
religious wife wants him to quit and start a family, and his
buddies are better players. When Brian finally has a great game
everything changes. Some strong language. 2001.

Three Clams and an Oyster  RC 55223
by Randy Powell
read by Michael Russotto
1 cassette
Seattle juniors Rick, Dwight, and Flint have been on a flag
football team for years. They are forced to look for a fourth
teammate when Cade becomes irresponsible. As they grade the
contenders--including a girl--they also assess their
relationships and character flaws. Some strong language. For
senior high readers. 2002.

Suspense

About the Author  RC 54248
by John Colapinto
read by Christopher Walker
2 cassettes
After his roommate Stewart Church dies in a bicycling accident,
struggling writer Cal Cunningham steals Stewart's manuscript and
publishes it as his own novel. Becoming rich and famous, he
marries Stewart's girlfriend. Problems arise when one of Cal's
former lovers blackmails him. Violence, strong language, and some
explicit descriptions of sex. 2001.

All the Dead Were Strangers  RC 53529
by Ethan Black
read by Gary Telles
3 cassettes
A friend of New York City police detective Conrad Voort
cryptically gives him five names before disappearing. Most have
died in accidents, and all are connected to terrorists. One of
the group, Dr. Jill Towne, is still alive. Sequel to Irresistible
(RC 51519). Violence, strong language, and some explicit
descriptions of sex. 2001.

American Tabloid  RC 53838
by James Ellroy
read by Alec Volz
3 cassettes
Three former lawmen become immersed in the political corruption
that leads to President John F. Kennedy's assassination. Hired
killer Pete Bondurant works for Howard Hughes, ex-FBI agent Ward
Littell becomes a mob lawyer, and CIA operative Kemper Boyd pimps
for Kennedy. Explicit descriptions of sex, violence, and strong
language. 1995.

The Apprentice  RC 54928
by Tess Gerritsen
read by Chuck Benson
2 cassettes
Boston police detective Jane Rizzoli's nemesis--serial killer
Warren Hoyt from The Surgeon (RC 54007)--is safely incarcerated
when a series of copycat murders begins. With the help of FBI
agent Gabriel Dean, Jane tackles the case. Then Hoyt escapes.
Violence, strong language, and some descriptions of sex.
Bestseller 2002.

At End of Day  RC 51520
by George V. Higgins
read by Christopher Walker
3 cassettes
For forty years Boston FBI agents Jack Farrier and Darren Stoat
have collaborated with Mafia criminals Arthur McKeach and Nick
Cistaro in an effort to keep crime under control. Now McKeach and
Cistaro are at the top of the game--but there's a new agent in
town. Strong language and some violence. 2000.

Black Mountain  RC 51530
by Les Standiford
read by Jeremy Gage
2 cassettes
As a political reward, transit cop Richard Corrigan joins New
York governor Fielding Dawson's entourage on a camping trip in
the Wyoming wilderness. Once there, accidents start occurring
with deadly consequences until only three of the original party
remain. Strong language and some violence. 2000.

Black Water  RC 54160
by T. Jefferson Parker
read by Jim Zeiger
3 cassettes
On Gwen Wildcraft's twenty-sixth birthday, she dies by gunshot in
her bathroom and her policeman husband, Archie, lies wounded in
the yard. Most think it's a murder/attempted suicide, but
detective Merci Rayborn investigates a different angle. Some
violence and some strong language. 2002.

The Boy in the Burning House  RC 54398
by Tim Wynne-Jones
read by Steven Carpenter
1 cassette
Since his father disappeared, fourteen-year-old Jim Hawkins has
helped his mother run their Canadian farm. When Ruth Rose, the
disturbed stepdaughter of a powerful local pastor, claims that
the minister killed Jim's father, Jim's investigation weaves a
web of suspense. For junior and senior high readers. 2000.

Burnt Sienna  RC 54738
by David Morrell
read by Jack Fox
2 cassettes
Arms dealer Derek Bellasar wants ex-marine Chase Malone to paint
a portrait of his current wife, Sienna. Malone refuses until the
CIA asks him to spy on Bellasar and protect the woman. Malone
travels to a Mediterranean stronghold and falls in love with
Sienna. Violence and strong language. 2000.

The Cabinet of Curiosities  RC 54730
by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child
read by Jill Fox
4 cassettes
Archaeologist Nora Kelly of the Museum of Natural History in NYC
joins forces with FBI agent Pendergast and newspaper reporter
Bill Smithback to find a murderer who's mimicking a nineteenth-
century serial killer. This felon needs live victims to produce a
life-extending elixir. Some violence and some strong language.
2002.

A Century of Great Suspense Stories  RC 53801
edited by Jeffery Deaver
read by John Polk
5 cassettes
A collection of thirty-six short mystery and suspense stories
from twentieth-century masters including Lawrence Block, Erle
Stanley Gardner, Tony Hillerman, John D. MacDonald, Sara
Paretsky, Ellery Queen, and Rex Stout. 2001.

Chasing the Dime  RC 55050
by Michael Connelly
read by Chuck Benson
2 cassettes
Dr. Henry Pierce moves while in the midst of a computer
technology battle and a fight for project funding. His new, and
very busy, telephone number belonged to a dazzling online call
girl, who seems to be missing. Violence, strong language, and
some explicit descriptions of sex. Bestseller 2002.

The Chinese Fire Drill  RC 54716
by Les Roberts
read by Alec Volz
1 cassette
Bestselling novelist Anthony Holton, living in Bangkok, receives
word that his friend, actor Jake McKay, is missing in Hong Kong.
Holton travels there and becomes involved with Jake's roommates,
lovers, business associates, and the underworld. Some
descriptions of sex, some violence, and some strong language.
2001.

Cold  RC 54709
by John Smolens
read by John Polk
2 cassettes
Michigan prison escapee Norman Haas stumbles into widow Liesl
Tiomenen's cabin during a blizzard, needing help so he can seek
revenge against his ex-fianc‚e and his detested brother. When
Liesl betrays him, Norman runs from the law again. Violence,
strong language, and some descriptions of sex. 2001.

The Crush  RC 55058
by Sandra Brown
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
2 cassettes
Upon acquittal, hired killer Ricky Lozada becomes obsessed with
the jury forewoman, Dr. Rennie Newton. Meanwhile Fort Worth
detective Wick Threadgill, on leave from the department, seeks to
avenge Lozada's murder of his brother. The policeman also falls
for Rennie. Explicit descriptions of sex, violence, and strong
language. Bestseller 2002.

Dark Horse  RC 54836
by Tami Hoag
read by Annie Wauters
3 cassettes
When a young horse groom is missing, her twelve-year-old
stepsister enlists the help of a former Palm Beach County
detective. Although Elena Estes has retired to self-imposed
exile, she accepts the case and soon uncovers a world of murder,
fraud, and insurance scams. Violence and strong language.
Bestseller 2002.

Dead Sleep  RC 54133
by Greg Iles
read by Madelyn Buzzard
3 cassettes
In a Hong Kong museum photojournalist Jordan Glass spots a
painting of her identical twin's dead body and reopens the
investigation into her murder. Glass is joined by FBI agents
Daniel Baxter and Dr. Arthur Lenz from Mortal Fear (RC 44276).
Violence, strong language, and some descriptions of sex. 2001.

Deadly Embrace  RC 54663
by Jackie Collins
read by Barbara Pinolini
3 cassettes
Madison Castelli, last seen in Lethal Seduction (RC 50871), digs
into her mobster father's past to uncover the truth about her
mother's death. Michael Castelli has disappeared after being
charged with a double homicide. Madison's and her half-siblings'
lives are also in danger. Explicit descriptions of sex, violence,
and strong language. 2002.

The Devil's Footprint  RC 53436
by Victor O'Reilly
read by Fred Major
3 cassettes
Irish counterterrorist Hugo Fitzduane, last seen in Rules of the
Hunt (RC 43065), discovers that his archenemy, female Japanese
revolutionary Reiko Oshima, is still alive and controls a
renegade Mexican state. When Reiko kidnaps Fitzduane's pregnant
wife, he goes after her. Descriptions of sex, violence, and
strong language. 1996.

Die Trying  RC 53628
by Lee Child
read by Christopher Walker
3 cassettes
Drifter Jack Reacher is kidnapped alongside FBI agent Holly
Johnson, daughter of the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
They wind up in a Montana militia compound run by Beau Borken.
While the Bureau and Holly's father work to rescue them, the two
plan their own escape. Violence and strong language. 1998.

Dreams Die First  RC 53593
by Harold Robbins
read by David Hartley-Margolin
2 cassettes (Reissue)
Vietnam veteran becomes publisher of slick pornographic magazines
and finds his hedonistic life complicated by organized crime, a
black male model, and a Chicano accountant. Explicit descriptions
of sex, violence, and strong language. 1977.

Eleventh Hour: An FBI Thriller  RC 54809
by Catherine Coulter
read by David Hartley-Margolin
2 cassettes
FBI agent Dane Carver investigates the murder of his brother,
which is witnessed by Nick Jones. FBI agents Savich and Sherlock,
from Hemlock Bay (RC 52909), join Carver when they realize that a
serial killer is mimicking a television series. Strong language,
some explicit descriptions of sex, and some violence. Bestseller
2002.

The English Assassin  RC 53779
by Daniel Silva
read by Chuck Benson
2 cassettes
In this sequel to The Kill Artist (RC 52432), Israeli spy Gabriel
Allon discovers stolen works of art after he is accused of
murdering Swiss banker Augustus Rolfe. He joins Rolfe's daughter,
Anna, in uncovering the truth about her father's collection--
while a killer stalks them. Violence and strong language.
Bestseller 2002.

Eureka  RC 55258
by William Diehl
read by Michael Russotto
3 cassettes
After World War II, former LAPD detective Zeke Bannon continues
to investigate the nagging case of a woman suspiciously drowned
in her bathtub. Bannon follows his leads to Eureka, California,
and winds up in a world of Old West shoot-outs and murderous
political ambition. Some violence and some strong language. 2002.

Evidence of Mercy: Sun Coast Chronicles, Volume 1  RC 53763
by Terri Blackstock
read by Erin Jones
2 cassettes
Mounting debts following the death of lawyer Linda Barrett's
father make it necessary for her to sell her plane, which she
lovingly calls "Solitude." Wealthy, arrogant Jake Stevens wants
to buy it. Disaster on a test flight becomes a catalyst for some
expressly Christian lessons. Followed by Justifiable Means (RC
53764). 1995.

A Flash of Green  RC 53921
by John D. MacDonald
read by Chuck Benson
3 cassettes
Widowed Kat Hubble desperately tries to save the bay in her small
Florida town of Palm City from being filled in. But politicians
and developers conspire to make millions. Reporter James Wing
falls in love with Kat and joins her cause. Some violence and
some strong language. 1962.

Gangster  RC 54669
by Lorenzo Carcaterra
read by Gregory Gorton
3 cassettes
As a ten-year-old New York orphan, Gabe was befriended by crime
boss Angelo Vestieri and gradually learned the trade. As Angelo
lies dying, Gabe, now in middle age, learns of his long life as a
"made man." Ironically, Angelo's father came to America to escape
involvement with the Neapolitan Mafia. Violence and strong
language. 2001.

Gone for Good  RC 54162
by Harlan Coben
read by Gregory Gorton
2 cassettes
At his mother's deathbed in New Jersey, Will Klein learns that
his brother Ken, an accused murderer, is still alive. Meanwhile
Will's lover is found dead in New Mexico. When the FBI becomes
involved, Will begins his own search into the past. Strong
language and some violence. 2002.

The Grand Complication  RC 53849
by Allen Kurzweil
read by Roy Avers
2 cassettes
An eccentric collector inveigles assistance from reference
librarian Alexander Short to track the whereabouts of an antique
watch known as the Grand Complication. To the detriment of his
marriage and career, Short becomes obsessed with the search. Some
strong language. 2001.

Heartbreaker  RC 53470
by Robert Ferrigno
read by Richard Hauenstein
2 cassettes
Ex-cop Val Duran, with a drug dealer after him, flees Miami. In
southern California he falls in love with wealthy marine
biologist Kyle. Kyle's stepbrother, to obtain his father's
millions, wants to hire someone to murder Kyle's mother.
Violence, strong language, and some explicit descriptions of sex.
1999.

Isle of Dogs  RC 53045
by Patricia Cornwell
read by Madelyn Buzzard
3 cassettes
The misguided Virginia governor decides to put speed traps
everywhere. He begins with the small Chesapeake Bay island of
Tangier, but the eccentric natives don't cooperate. Meanwhile
police superintendent Judy Hammer and her undercover assistant
Andy Brazil chase a female serial killer. Strong language, some
descriptions of sex, and some violence. Bestseller 2001.

The Janson Directive  RC 55053
by Robert Ludlum
read by Chuck Benson
4 cassettes
Former government agent Paul Janson is enlisted to rescue
Hungarian philanthropist Peter Novak, who has been kidnapped by
an Islamic terrorist group led by the Caliph. Novak's mission is
derailed by a traitor and leads to the discovery of a global
political conspiracy. Violence, strong language, and some
explicit descriptions of sex. Bestseller 2002.

Justifiable Means: Sun Coast Chronicles, Volume 2 RC 53764
by Terri Blackstock
read by Erin Jones
2 cassettes
Detective Larry Millsaps--Evidence of Mercy (RC 53763)--is
investigating the rape of Melissa Nelson. Bothered by her
extensive knowledge regarding evidence needed to convict her
attacker, Millsaps finds himself falling in love with her while
he tries to uncover her real reasons for wanting a prime suspect
behind bars. 1996.

The Kidnapping of Aaron Greene  RC 54922
by Terry Kay
read by Gary Telles
3 cassettes
Kidnappers snatch eighteen-year-old mail clerk Aaron Greene on
his way to work at an Atlanta bank and demand millions from his
employer. When the bank refuses to pay, reporter Cody Yates and
detective Victor Menotti become pawns of both the abductors and
the corrupt bank officials. Some strong language. 1999.

Killing Floor  RC 54358
by Lee Child
read by Christopher Walker
3 cassettes
Transient Jack Reacher, a former military cop, is arrested in
Margrave, Georgia, as a suspect in a double homicide. He learns
that one of the victims is his brother, a U.S. Treasury
Department agent. After being cleared, he stays in town to seek
revenge. Violence and strong language. 1997.

Killjoy  RC 54909
by Julie Garwood
read by Michele Schaeffer
2 cassettes
FBI analyst Avery Delaney's aunt never arrives at the Colorado
spa where they were to meet. With help from special agent John
Paul Renard--who is tracking a hired killer in the area--Avery
searches for the woman who raised her and unearths some family
secrets. Some explicit descriptions of sex and some strong
language. Bestseller 2002.

A King's Ransom  RC 53317
by James Grippando
read by Gregory Gorton
3 cassettes
When businessman Matthew Rey is kidnapped during a trip to
Colombia, his young Miami attorney son, Nick, struggles to raise
the ransom. The insurance company balks at paying an abduction
policy, his own law firm deceives him, and the FBI refuses to
intervene. Violence and strong language. 2001.

Last Man Standing  RC 53640
by David Baldacci
read by Jason Culp
4 cassettes
FBI agent Web London and an inner-city boy are the only survivors
when London is inexplicably paralyzed during a drug raid. The boy
disappears, while London is sent to psychiatrist Dr. Claire
Daniels, with whom he becomes embroiled in drug gangs and a white
supremacist group. Violence, strong language, and some
descriptions of sex. Bestseller 2001.

Lost Soldiers  RC 54360
by James Webb
read by Steven Carpenter
3 cassettes
Brandon Condley, an ex-Marine who recovers the remains of
American MIAs in Vietnam, discovers that a murderous American
turncoat is still alive. Theodore Deville, who deserted and
joined the enemy in 1967, may now be a major drug smuggler.
Condley stalks the traitor through Saigon, Moscow, and Bangkok.
Strong language and some violence. 2001.

The Matlock Paper  RC 53990
by Robert Ludlum
read by Chuck Benson
2 cassettes (Reissue)
Dr. James Matlock, a professor at a prestigious Connecticut
college, is recruited by the U.S. Justice Department to find the
key to a mysterious Corsican document. He becomes involved with
drugs, a conspiracy, and the Mafia. Some violence and some strong
language. Bestseller 1973.

Midnight Runner  RC 54599
by Jack Higgins
read by Chuck Benson
2 cassettes
Kate Rashid, the Countess of Loch Dhu, seeks revenge for the
elimination of her three terrorist brothers. American president
Jake Cazalet and Senator Daniel Quinn, her main targets, have
enlisted former IRA gunman Sean Dillon for protection. Violence
and strong language. Sequel to Edge of Danger (RC 51559). 2002.

The Millionaires  RC 53644
by Brad Meltzer
read by Scott Brick
3 cassettes
Oliver and Charlie Caruso, discontented employees at a private
bank for the extremely wealthy, steal unclaimed millions from a
dormant account. Others with a similar criminal bent notice the
theft and soon put them on the run. Some violence and some strong
language. Bestseller 2002.

Minutes to Burn  RC 54523
by Gregg Andrew Hurwitz
read by Erin Jones
3 cassettes
Earthquakes and hurricanes threaten the Western Hemisphere in
2007. Scientists, led by Rex Williams as well as Cameron and
Justin Kates and other Navy SEALS, are sent to the Gal pagos
Islands to set up monitoring equipment. There they encounter
mutant insects and a virus. Violence and strong language. 2001.

Mortal Prey  RC 54049
by John Sandford
read by Bruce Huntey
2 cassettes
Minneapolis cop Lucas Davenport teams up with the FBI to track
down his old enemy, hit woman Clara Rinker from Certain Prey (RC
48436). Plot involves an inept sniper, Mexican drug lords, the
St. Louis mob, and the ever wily Rinker. Strong language and some
violence. Bestseller 2002.

Mutant  RC 54519
by Peter Clement
read by Bruce Huntey
2 cassettes
A physician and a geneticist join forces to prevent the
devastating results of improperly controlled bioengineering.
Their dangerous quest spans the globe and involves corporate
crimes, biological weapons, and love. Some descriptions of sex
and some strong language. 2001.

Name Dropping  RC 52757
by Jane Heller
read by Susan McInerney
2 cassettes
Nancy Stern, a thirtyish teacher at an exclusive Manhattan
nursery school, has a new neighbor--a celebrity journalist with
the same name. When Nancy accepts a blind date intended for the
other woman, she doesn't expect to fall in love. And then the
famous tenant is murdered. Some strong language. 2000.

The Next Accident  RC 54334
by Lisa Gardner
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
2 cassettes
Rainie Conner, a Portland, Oregon, private investigator, is hired
by FBI agent Pierce Quincy to investigate the death of his
daughter. Quincy's family join forces as other relatives are
murdered by a psychopathic killer. Sequel to The Third Victim (RC
51904). Violence, strong language, and some descriptions of sex.
Bestseller 2001.

One Door Away from Heaven  RC 53648
by Dean Koontz
read by Michele Schaeffer
4 cassettes
Temporarily down on her luck, Micky (Michelina) Bellsong meets a
spunky handicapped nine-year-old neighbor, Leilani Klonk. Micky
is drawn to protect Leilani from her stepfather, Preston Maddoc,
an acquitted murderer, who believes that Leilani's destiny
involves aliens and UFOs. Bestseller 2001.

Orchid Blues  RC 53564
by Stuart Woods
read by Annie Wauters
2 cassettes
A bank robbery resulting in a homicide ruins Florida police chief
Holly Barker's wedding day. She suspects an inside job and uses
her father, Ham, a retired military man, to infiltrate a group of
suspects. Sequel to Orchid Beach (RC 47651). Some violence and
some strong language. 2001.

Pale Horse Coming  RC 54363
by Stephen Hunter
read by Robert Sams
4 cassettes
In this sequel to Hot Springs (RC 51332), former Marine Earl
Swagger, now with the Arkansas state police, helps attorney
friend Sam Vincent search for an African American heir. In
Thebes, Mississippi, Sam disappears, and Earl follows--only to
uncover a horrible penal farm in the swamps. Violence and strong
language. 2001.

Passage  RC 53373
by Connie Willis
read by Martha Harmon Pardee
5 cassettes
Dr. Joanna Lander, a psychologist researching near-death
experiences, has a pop-writer nemesis, Maurice Mandrake, who
fabricates many of his findings. When neurologist Richard Wright
begins using a drug to simulate the "tunnel of light," Joanna
volunteers repeatedly--with horrifying results. 2001.

The Pirate  RC 53413
by Harold Robbins
read by Chuck Benson
2 cassettes (Reissue)
1970s. The son of a Jew became the son of an Arab prince in a
strange twist of fate in 1933. Now that prince, a business
tycoon, is involved in skyjackings, the Middle East crisis, and
the drug scene. Violence, strong language, and some explicit
descriptions of sex. 1974.

Presumption of Guilt: Sun Coast Chronicles, Volume 4  RC 53766
by Terri Blackstock
read by Erin Jones
2 cassettes
Detectives Larry Millsaps and Tony Danks--from Ulterior Motives
(RC 53765)--have a new case when reporter Beth Wright begins a
story on the St. Clair Children's Home. The night Beth interviews
Marlene Brandon, who reveals the crimes taking place at the home,
Marlene is murdered. 1997.

Prey  RC 55273
by Michael Crichton
read by Roy Avers
2 cassettes
Unemployed computer programmer Jack Forman stays home with the
children while wife, Julia, works at a firm developing "molecular
manufacturing," or nanotechnology. Hired as a consultant, Jack
discovers that an experiment has gone horribly astray and that
escaped swarms of tiny robots are feeding off flesh. Strong
language and some violence. Bestseller 2002.

The Price of Power  RC 51336
by James W. Huston
read by Norm Thibeault
3 cassettes
In the sequel to Balance of Power (RC 48453) President Pendleton
has Admiral Billings arrested for insubordination, even as
Indonesian pirates begin kidnapping Americans. Pendleton is in
turn impeached and Jim Dillon finds himself defending the admiral
in court. Meanwhile, Navy Seals await orders to attack. Some
violence. 1999.

Pursuit  RC 53646
by Thomas Perry
read by Chuck Benson
3 cassettes
Homicide expert Professor Daniel Millikan suggests employing Roy
Prescott as a hit man to avenge a man's murdered son. Roy begins
a cat-and-mouse game with serial killer James Varney, a young man
without a conscience. Soon more bodies pile up. Violence and
strong language. Bestseller 2001.

Right as Rain  RC 52759
by George P. Pelecanos
read by Conrad Feininger
2 cassettes
African American private detective Derek Strange is hired to
clear the name of a black Washington, D.C., policeman who was
shot by white fellow officer Terry Quinn. Strange forms an
unlikely partnership with Quinn, exonerated but now off the
force, to investigate the incident. Violence, strong language,
and some explicit descriptions of sex. 2001.

A River Out of Eden  RC 53481
by John Hockenberry
read by Jill Fox
3 cassettes
Biologist Francine Smohalla, half-Chinook Native American, stocks
the Columbia River with salmon. She meets Duke McCurdy, a member
of the Aryan Nation, when they discover a murdered federal
worker. More deaths occur with evidence pointing to a member of
Francine's tribe. Strong language, some explicit descriptions of
sex, and some violence. 2001.

Running Blind  RC 53541
by Lee Child
read by Christopher Walker
3 cassettes
Jack Reacher, a former military cop, is accused of murdering
several women he knew in the service who were involved in sexual
harassment suits. When he is cleared, the FBI forces Reacher to
assist with the case. Some explicit descriptions of sex, some
violence, and some strong language. 2000.

Shades of Simon Gray  RC 54191
by Joyce McDonald
read by Lee Look
1 cassette
After Simon Gray, high school computer nerd, falls into a coma,
strange events begin to happen in his New Jersey town. Simon's
friends worry about the discovery of their cheating, while Simon
is visited by the ghost of a man hanged in 1798. For senior high
readers. 2001.

Shame the Devil  RC 51965
by George P. Pelecanos
read by Chuck Young
2 cassettes
The fatalities from a D.C. restaurant robbery include a small boy
hit by a car and a crook shot by a cop. The child's grieving
father, Dimitri Karras, joins a support group, but wants revenge.
So does the dead crook's brother. Violence, strong language, and
some explicit descriptions of sex. 2000.

The Sigma Protocol  RC 53295
by Robert Ludlum
read by Fred Major
4 cassettes
International financier Ben Hartman is investigating the murder
of his twin brother when Anna Navarro of the U.S. Justice
Department saves him from an assassin. The two team up to uncover
the secrets behind the Sigma Corporation--founded in 1945 by
German capitalists for unknown purposes. Violence and strong
language. Bestseller 2001.

Smoke in Mirrors  RC 53676
by Jayne Ann Krentz
read by Erin Jones
2 cassettes
When her longtime friend Meredith Spooner recently became the
second person to die mysteriously in Wing Cove, Washington,
Leonora Hutton begins to investigate. She meets Thomas Walker,
who is also interested in Meredith's death. Meredith "borrowed"
$1.5 million from a college endowment fund and tried to implicate
Walker's brother. Strong language. Bestseller 2002.

The Snow Garden  RC 54064
by Christopher Rice
read by Fred Major
3 cassettes
Atherton freshman Randall Stone is having an affair with
Professor Eric Eberman. Scandal erupts on this northeastern
campus when Eberman's wife suspiciously drowns. Stone and his
friends play private investigators against a backdrop of sexual
experimentation, college angst, and crimes of the past. Explicit
descriptions of sex and strong language. Bestseller 2001.

The Stone Monkey: A Lincoln Rhyme Novel  RC 53976
by Jeffery Deaver
read by Jim Zeiger
3 cassettes
Paralyzed criminologist Lincoln Rhyme and policewoman Amelia
Sachs pursue a sociopath in New York City. Kwan Ang, "the Ghost,"
scuttled a ship smuggling illegal immigrants to prevent its
capture by the authorities. Now he's tracking down survivors in
order to eliminate witnesses. Violence and strong language. 2002.

Taken  RC 53237
by Kathleen George
read by Madelyn Buzzard
3 cassettes
Marina Benedict, suspicious of a man with a baby on the bus,
follows him to an abandoned building. After being shot and left
for dead, Marina assists in the search for the infant--the son of
a rookie baseball player. Some descriptions of sex, some
violence, and some strong language. 2001.

Thieves' Paradise  RC 54440
by Eric Jerome Dickey
read by Bill Quinn
3 cassettes
When Dante is laid off and Jackson is ordered to pay child
support, they hook up with con man Scamz to make some money.
Dante brings actress/waitress Pam in on the deal to swindle some
Hollywood types. Explicit descriptions of sex, violence, and
strong language. Bestseller 2002.

The Tin Collectors  RC 53246
by Stephen J. Cannell
read by Fred Major
2 cassettes
When LAPD Detective Shane Scully kills another cop in self-
defense, beautiful Alexa Hamilton of Internal Affairs prosecutes
him. But while trying to clear his name, Scully uncovers a
conspiracy among politicians, land developers, and his own
department. Violence, strong language, and some explicit
descriptions of sex. 2001.

Tishomingo Blues  RC 53657
by Elmore Leonard
read by Steven Carpenter
2 cassettes
Professional high diver Dennis Lenahan arranges a gig at a new
casino hotel in Tunica, Mississippi. He witnesses a murder by the
"Dixie Mafia," befriends Detroit gangster Robert Taylor,
participates in a Civil War reenactment with live ammunition, and
falls in love. Violence, strong language, and some descriptions
of sex. Bestseller 2002.

Tom Clancy's Net Force: CyberNation  RC 54415
by Steve Perry
read by Chuck Benson
2 cassettes
2012. The World Wide Web has been taken hostage. CyberNation, a
virtual community fighting to be recognized as a country, is
considered the prime suspect by the FBI's Net Force. Sequel to
Tom Clancy's Net Force: Point of Impact (RC 54178). Strong
language and some descriptions of sex. 2001.

Tom Clancy's Net Force: Point of Impact  RC 54178
by Steve Perry
read by Chuck Benson
2 cassettes
2011. A new drug is being sold on the Internet for $1,000 per
capsule. The mixture, including psychedelics, angel dust, and
steroids, gives a person extraordinary powers. It is up to Net
Force to find the source. Sequel to Tom Clancy's Net Force:
Breaking Point (RC 51396). Strong language and some violence.
2001.

Tom Clancy's Op-Center: Mission of Honor  RC 54820
by Jeff Rovin
read by Jim Zeiger
3 cassettes
At the Vatican's urging, Op-Center investigates the kidnapping of
a priest in Botswana after Catholic missionaries are ordered to
leave. It uncovers a plan to destabilize the government and take
over the national diamond mines. So Op-Center finds itself in the
middle of an African war. Violence and strong language. 2002.

Tom Clancy's Power Plays: Cold War  RC 53650
by Jerome Preisler
read by Bob Askey
2 cassettes
Roger Gordian's UpLink Technologies has established a scientific
research center in Antarctica to test a robotic landing craft for
Mars. The rover has disappeared along with a repair crew. The
culprit may be a renegade consortium using Antarctica as a
nuclear waste dump. Some violence and some strong language.
Bestseller 2001.

Traitor  RC 51337
by Ralph Peters
read by Dan Bloom
2 cassettes
Lieutenant Colonel John Reynolds is approached in Washington by a
former friend seeking inside information about the bombing of a
French aircraft research facility. When that man and Reynolds's
girlfriend are targeted by unknown assassins, the shell-shocked,
grieving officer looks for answers and trusts no one. Violence
and strong language. 1999.

Tripwire  RC 53949
by Lee Child
read by Christopher Walker
3 cassettes
Jack Reacher, a former military policeman, now a Key West
drifter, discovers that someone wants him dead. He finds his late
commanding officer's daughter, and the two become targets when
the true identity of a disfigured Vietnam vet threatens to be
revealed. Violence and strong language. 1999.

Turbulence  RC 54676
by John J. Nance
read by Annie Wauters
3 cassettes
Meridian Air is noted for horrible customer service that causes
passenger rage. Mutiny aboard Flight 6 gains momentum after the
captain makes an emergency landing in Nigeria. No one in the
plane is aware that the CIA believes terrorists are on board.
Some violence and some strong language. 2002.

Twelve Mile Limit  RC 55409
by Randy Wayne White
read by Michael Russotto
3 cassettes
Marine biologist Doc Ford investigates the sinking of a scuba-
diving boat on which his assistant, Janet, was a guest. The only
survivor, Amelia, accompanies him on the mission, which leads to
Colombia, Ford's former CIA territory. Strong language, some
explicit descriptions of sex, and some violence. 2002.

Ulterior Motives: Sun Coast Chronicles, Volume 3  RC 53765
by Terri Blackstock
read by Erin Jones
2 cassettes
Detectives Tony Danks and Larry Millsaps investigate the murder
of art dealer Louis Dubose. Their main suspect is Ben Robinson,
but Ben's ex-wife, Sharon, is not convinced of his guilt. Faith
in Jesus holds them all together on a search for kidnapped
children--who may hold the crimes' answers. Sequel to Justifiable
Means (RC 53764). 1996.

Under the Color of Law: A Kevin Kerney Novel  RC 53950
by Michael McGarrity
read by Gregory Gorton
2 cassettes
Santa Fe police chief Kevin Kerney investigates the seemingly
unconnected murders of Phyllis Terrell, an ambassador's wife, and
Father Joseph Mitchell, a Maryknoll priest. Before long he
suspects a government coverup. Violence and strong language.
2001.

Unholy Order: A Paul Devlin Mystery  RC 55111
by William Heffernan
read by Michael Russotto
2 cassettes
Paul Devlin of the NYPD, who was featured in Red Angel (RC
53685), investigates the case of a murdered nun whose corpse
contains large amounts of heroin. Thus begins Devlin's descent
into a world of political and religious scandal, cover-ups, and
murder. Violence, strong language, and some descriptions of sex.
2002.

Up Country  RC 53667
by Nelson DeMille
read by Scott Brick
5 cassettes
In this sequel to The General's Daughter (RC 35881), retired army
investigator Paul Brenner's former boss coerces him into
documenting the murder--thirty years ago in Vietnam--of one
American officer by another, witnessed by an enemy soldier. The
U.S. military wants the truth. Strong language, some descriptions
of sex, and some violence. Bestseller 2002.

Warning Signs  RC 53776
by Stephen White
read by Gregory Gorton
3 cassettes
Boulder, Colorado, psychologist Alan Gregory faces an ethical
dilemma when a patient divulges confidential information about
her potentially homicidal teenage son. Meanwhile Gregory's
attorney wife, Lauren, defends police detective Lucy Tanner,
who's accused of murdering the district attorney. It soon appears
the cases are connected. Strong language and some violence. 2002.

Warrior Class  RC 53032
by Dale Brown
read by Gary Tipton
4 cassettes
General Patrick McLanahan is ready to battle shady businessman
Pavel Kazakov during a mission to rescue a spy from Russia.
Kazakov wants to build an oil pipeline through the Balkans. But
McLanahan's hands are tied by a new American president, an avowed
isolationist. Sequel to Battle Born (RC 50484). Violence and
strong language. 2001.

Without Fail  RC 54539
by Lee Child
read by Christopher Walker
3 cassettes
After an assassination attempt, Jack Reacher is hired by U.S.
Secret Service agent M.E. Froelich to assess the protection of
vice-president-elect Brook Armstrong. Reacher is assisted by his
former colleague, Frances Neagley, but they can't stop additional
attempts. Violence, strong language, and some descriptions of
sex. 2002.

War Stories

All Quiet on the Western Front  RC 54896
by Erich Maria Remarque
read by Mark Ashby
2 cassettes (Reissue)
Classic World War I novel depicting the horrors and futility of
armed conflict. Nineteen-year-old German private Paul Baumer
relates the daily routine of ordinary soldiers in the trenches
and tells how warfare affected him and his three classmates.
Portrays young men who may have escaped bullets but were
destroyed by their combat experience. 1929.

The Ash Garden  RC 54506
by Dennis Bock
read by Jack Fox
2 cassettes
1995. Scarred at Hiroshima, documentary filmmaker Emiko Amai
interviews physicist Anton B”ll, who had fled Germany for Los
Alamos at the start of World War II. B”ll, married to a Holocaust
refugee, is in Hiroshima to assess the effects of the bomb he
helped construct. The recollections of the three entwine. 2001.

Miracle at St. Anna  RC 54657
by James McBride
read by Robert Sams
2 cassettes
Italy, Tuscan mountains; 1944. Buffalo soldier Sam Train saves a
traumatized Italian boy from the Germans only to become stuck
behind enemy lines--with peasants, partisans, and three of his
buddies. The men learn of a massacre and uncover a traitor before
the enemy's Christmas offensive. Violence and strong language.
2002.

The Naked and the Dead  RC 53839
by Norman Mailer
read by Bruce Huntey
5 cassettes (Reissue)
Classic novel of World War II. An American infantry platoon
invades the Japanese-held island of Anopopei. Mailer explores the
soldiers' behavior and emotions under the extreme stress of
jungle warfare. Strong language and some violence. 1948.

An Operational Necessity  RC 53268
by Gwyn Griffin
read by John Polk
4 cassettes (Reissue)
During World War II, the German captain of a U-boat orders all
survivors of a torpedoed French ship machine-gunned. One person
survives. Despite claiming he performed an "operational
necessity," the captain is put on trial by an Allied tribunal
after the war. Violence, strong language, and some descriptions
of sex. 1967.

Rogue Warrior: Detachment Bravo  RC 53460
by Richard Marcinko and John Weisman
read by Roy Avers
2 cassettes
In this sequel to Rogue Warrior: Echo Platoon (RC 51838), the
Rogue Warrior and his British counterpart, Mick Owen, battle an
IRA splinter group financed by the software billionaire Kelley
brothers. The warrior and Mick track the terrorists to Argentina
for a final showdown. Violence and strong language. 2001.

Under Fire: The Corps, Book 9  RC 53772
by W.E.B. Griffin
read by Roy Avers
4 cassettes
Korea, 1950. Captain Ken McCoy is drummed out of the Marine Corps
for warning his superiors that North Korea may attack. The newly
formed CIA hires McCoy, and American war veterans are recalled as
the invasion begins. Sequel to In Danger's Path (RC 47698).
Descriptions of sex, violence, and strong language. Bestseller
2002.

When Duty Whispers Low  RC 55186
by John J. Gobbell
read by Alec Volz
3 cassettes
The Pacific, 1943. Todd Ingram implores Jerry Landa, his
commanding officer on the USS Howell, to use the new antiaircraft
proximity fuses against Japanese dive bombers. Landa's reason for
not using the fuses is personal: the results are deadly. Sequel
to A Code for Tomorrow (RC 48790). Some violence and some strong
language. 2002.

Westerns

Alder Gulch  RC 53850
by Ernest Haycox
read by Jack Fox
2 cassettes
When Jeff Pierce jumps ship at Portland, the last thing he wants
is to be involved with a woman. But runaway Diana Castle figures
differently, and they head east for the gold prospectors' new
boom town--Alder Gulch, Montana. 1941.

The Border Legion  RC 54720
by Zane Grey
read by Janis Gray
3 cassettes
Twenty-year-old Joan Randle has always considered herself a
daring, self-reliant horsewoman familiar with the southern Idaho
wilderness. She needs all of her resources when she is abducted
by a band of desperados, winding up in the clutches of Jack
Kells, an educated but menacing gunfighter. 1916.

Bugles in the Afternoon  RC 54073
by Ernest Haycox
read by Michael Scherer
2 cassettes
American Civil War aftermath. Kern Shafter hung up his uniform
after Appomattox, swearing never to fight again. But after ten
years he changes his mind in order to settle a score with a
superior officer. And nothing is going to stop him. Some
violence. 1943.

Cameron  RC 53844
by William Shambaugh
read by Brian Conn
1 cassette (Reissue)
Frank Cameron has neglected his small ranch since his wife died.
But then neighbor Jim Dahlman, a big cattleman, burns Cameron's
property and shoots him in the leg. Riled into action, with the
help of his three proud and dangerous sons Cameron determines to
regain what is rightfully his. Some strong language. 1981.

City Girl: Yellow Rose Trilogy, Volume 3  RC 53514
by Lori Wick
read by Michele Schaeffer
2 cassettes
1883. Reagan Sullivan leaves New York City to become a nanny in
Kinkade, Texas. After her arrival, discovering that she is no
longer needed, she stays in Kinkade and finds another job. Soon
she meets Cash Rawlings and is intrigued by him and his faith.
Sequel to A Texas Sky (RC 53513). 2001.

Dakota Kill  RC 51508
by Peter Brandvold
read by Dan Bloom
2 cassettes
After seven adventurous years away, Mark Talbot returns home to
the Dakota territory and learns of his brother's murder. He
challenges the greedy Magnusson family's effort to run off the
small ranchers and discovers that the little girl next door has
grown up. Violence, strong language, and some explicit
descriptions of sex. 2000.

Every Little Thing about You: Yellow Rose Trilogy, Volume 1  RC
53512
by Lori Wick
read by Michele Schaeffer
2 cassettes
Texas, 1881. Slater Rawlings, in need of a religious environment,
resigns from the Texas Rangers and heads for Shotgun. Ironically
he finds himself on the wrong side of the law. He is arrested by
Deputy Liberty Drake, a fascinating young woman. Followed by A
Texas Sky (RC 53513). 1999.

Fool's Coach  RC 54408
by Richard S. Wheeler
read by Michael Russotto
2 cassettes
Idaho Territory, 1863. Accumulating money is easy in a gold-
mining town; transporting it elsewhere is what's difficult
because of the "road agents"--ruthless highwaymen. Trying to
escape in a broken-down coach is a desperate and foolhardy
venture. Spur Award. 1989.

Gateway House: A Western Story  RC 54242
by Wayne D. Overholser
read by Michael Russotto
2 cassettes
Rancher Ed Morgan rides to see his dying brother, Ben, recently
released from prison. Ben gives Ed a map to his buried gambling
money and asks him to share it with Ben's girlfriend, Honey
Travers. But others want the loot. Some violence and some strong
language. 1952.

The Ghosts of Elkhorn  RC 55121
by Kerry Newcomb and Frank Schaefer
read by Robert Sams
2 cassettes (Reissue)
Long ago, the Wind River Kid was a notorious gunslinger, but in
1927 he is a seventy-one-year-old hermit in a Colorado ghost
town. Then his solitude is invaded by young lovers on the run
from the mob's bag man, and he makes one last stand. Some strong
language. 1982.

Gunfighter's Return  RC 55073
by Max Brand
read by Chuck Benson
1 cassette (Reissue)
Jim Curry became an outlaw by mistake, and now he is known and
feared throughout the mountain territory as the Red Devil. After
a stagecoach robbery, Charlie Mark, a gambler and one of the
passengers, pursues the Red Devil and enters into a strange pact
with him. 1922.

Gunman's Rhapsody  RC 53603
by Robert B. Parker
read by Chuck Benson
1 cassette
A novel about the Earp brothers and their womenfolk, beginning in
1879 when they move to Tombstone, Arizona. Wyatt's falling in
love with the sheriff's lady, Josie, is the catalyst for his
subsequent problems leading to the shoot-out at the O.K. Corral.
Strong language and some descriptions of sex. 2001.

The Hell Born and The Iron Jehu  RC 53595
by Ray Hogan
read by Chuck Benson
2 cassettes
In The Hell Born, vicious Rufe Houston escapes from prison and
warden Ben Skerrit vows to bring him back dead. In The Iron Jehu,
Sam Remington's last trip as a driver for the Valley Stage Lines
is doomed when the dreaded Vaughn gang ambushes the coach. Some
violence and some strong language. 1979.

Hidden in a Whisper: Westward Chronicles, Volume 2  RC 51116
by Tracie Peterson
read by Gillian Green
2 cassettes
In this sequel to A Shelter of Hope (RC 51115), Simone
O'Donnell's former supervisor, Rachel Taylor, is manager of the
newest Harvey House in New Mexico. But there is one drawback--
Rachel must work with Braeden Parker, a man she once loved but
refused to marry because of a misunderstanding. 1999.

The Holy Road  RC 54129
by Michael Blake
read by Bruce Huntey
2 cassettes
Resumes the tale of Lt. Dunbar eleven years after Dances with
Wolves (RC 32009). Dunbar's happy family life in the village of
Ten Bears is disrupted by the advent of a railroad--the white
man's holy road--through Comanche land. Confrontation and
dislocation ensue. 2001.

Hondo  RC 53457
by Louis L'Amour
read by Jack Fox
2 cassettes (Reissue)
Angie Lowe is raising her son Johnny on an isolated ranch in
Apache country. Hondo Lane approaches her homestead on foot to
buy a horse. Soon Angie and Hondo are involved in a tale of love,
war, and honor. 1983.

Lincoln's Ransom: A Western Story  RC 55257
by Tim Champlin
read by Robert Sams
2 cassettes
In 1876, Secret Service agent Sterling Packard infiltrates Big
Jim Kinealy's gang as it schemes to steal Abraham Lincoln's body
from its tomb and hold it for ransom. The situation gets out of
hand when Packard's entrapment plan goes awry, and the Jesse
James gang becomes involved. 1999.

Lonely on the Mountain  RC 53566
by Louis L'Amour
read by Chuck Benson
2 cassettes (Reissue)
The saga of the Sacketts continues as Tyrel and Tell help cousin
Logan herd eleven hundred steers across the desolate Dakota
plains to the gold-mining country of British Columbia. Sequel to
Treasure Mountain (RC 23518). Bestseller 1980.

The Man from Mustang  RC 55182
by Max Brand
read by Jack Fox
1 cassette (Reissue)
When Arizona Jim Silver rescues Ned Kenyon from a prairie fire,
neither man suspects the trouble ahead. Silver accompanies gangly
cowboy Kenyon to Mustang to marry the all-too-perfect Edith
Alton. A hired killer and the bride's abrupt departure lead
Silver into action. 1933.

The Man from Two Rivers  RC 55109
by Luke Short
read by Terence Aselford
1 cassette (Reissue)
Hobe Carew leaves town with a price on his head after shooting a
couple of land-grabbing Lew Seely's boys. Carew swears to return
and stir up the hottest gunfight Lew Seely or anyone else in Two
Rivers has ever seen. 1974.

Montana Rides!  RC 54116
by Max Brand
read by John Polk
2 cassettes (Reissue)
Montana aims to make a real strike for himself by posing as the
long-lost son of wealthy cattleman Richard Lavery. The scheme
works perfectly until Montana realizes that he has a conscience,
knowing full well that the Lavery son is still alive, a prisoner
of Mexican outlaws. 1933.

The Mustangers  RC 55255
by Lauran Paine
read by Steven Carpenter
2 cassettes
In 1935, two out-of-work ranch hands learn to hunt wild horses
for Mormons in Utah. Their adventures take them to a Navajo
reservation and to Mexico, where they trap horses for a dog food
company. But gringos are not popular there, especially when
favored by a wealthy se¤orita. Some strong language. 1999.

"Nevada": A Romance of the West  RC 53492
by Zane Grey
read by Jack Fox
2 cassettes (Reissue)
"Nevada," first encountered in Forlorn River (RC 39959), was the
only name by which Hettie Ide knew him. She would never have
guessed that his reputation as a gunman was second only to that
of Billy the Kid. Some strong language. 1926.

New Trails: Twenty-Three Original Stories of the West from
Western Writers of America  RC 51339
edited by John Jakes and Martin H. Greenberg
read by Dan Bloom
3 cassettes
Anthology includes never-before-published entries by old hands
such as Elmore Leonard, Elmer Kelton, Loren D. Estleman, and John
Jakes, as well as by newer writers including seven women. Some
descriptions of sex, some violence, and some strong language.
1994.

The Night Horseman  RC 53753
by Max Brand
read by Jim Zeiger
2 cassettes
In this sequel to The Untamed (RC 50459), Whistling Dan, a wild
spirit of the desert, has won the heart of Miss Kate Cumberland.
Now she struggles to make him settle down, while he still feels
the call to adventure with his favorite companions, stallion
Satan and wolf dog Black Bart. Some strong language. 1920.

O.K.: The Corral, the Earps, and Doc Holliday  RC 51511
by Paul West
read by Dan Bloom
3 cassettes
Consumptive Doc Holliday leaves his native south vainly hoping
for a cure in the western climes. Unable to practice dentistry
there, he drifts into gambling and a desolate lifestyle while
corresponding with his first love--a cousin who has become a nun.
Some explicit descriptions of sex, some violence, and some strong
language. 2000.

The Power of the Dog  RC 54111
by Thomas Savage
read by Jack Fox
2 cassettes (Reissue)
Montana, 1920s. Brothers Phil and George Burbank have run their
family ranch together for years. Then at thirty-eight, George
marries Rose, a widow who brings her son to live with them. She
is unaware that Phil was instrumental in her husband's suicide.
Some strong language. 1967.

Pursuit  RC 55108
by Lewis B. Patten
read by Gregory Gorton
1 cassette (Reissue)
When outlaws take over Buffalo Wallow, they quickly spread terror
and death, forcing station master Casey Day to help rob the
arriving stage coach. Townspeople suspect Casey is part of the
gang. So to clear his name and take revenge, he swears to hunt
down the murdering thieves. 1957.

Raiders of Spanish Peaks  RC 54721
by Zane Grey
read by Ray Foushee
2 cassettes (Reissue)
Hoping the climate will be better for his health, John Lindsay
buys a ranch and moves his family out west to Colorado. But when
they arrive, they find they actually own a deserted military post
where ranchers and cattle rustlers battle for control of the
land. Some strong language. 1931.

Riders by Night  RC 54733
by Nelson Nye
read by Roy Avers
2 cassettes
When Kurt Cardigan leaves his horse-thieving gang in order to go
straight, the men double-cross and frame him. Cardigan wants the
law to prove his innocence, but a posse is already after him for
more serious charges. 1950.

Riders of Judgment  RC 53594
by Frederick Manfred
read by Chuck Benson
3 cassettes
Bighorn County, Wyoming; 1890s. Brothers Cain, Harry, and Dale
Hammett all love their cousin Rosemary, although she marries
Dale. When wealthy cattle barons move into the territory and try
to claim all the land, the clan fight back to preserve their way
of life. Some violence and some strong language. 1957.

Sackett  RC 54481
by Louis L'Amour
read by Chuck Benson
1 cassette (Reissue)
William Tell Sackett, the oldest brother in the clan and a
drifter, discovers a beautiful girl, a vein of gold in a valley,
and all the problems that go with them. Sequel to The Daybreakers
(RC 36179). 1961.

Shadow on the Trail  RC 53332
by Zane Grey
read by Ted Stoddard
2 cassettes
In Texas young bank robber Wade Holden promises his dying mentor
that he will go straight. But with the Rangers after him, he
struggles to find sanctuary. Eventually, with the help of a young
woman and her family, he turns his life around in Arizona. Some
strong language. 1936.

Shadow Valley Rising: A Western Story  RC 54724
by Stephen Overholser
read by Sharon Murray
2 cassettes
Colorado territory, 1860. One night, Ella Mae Campbell is dragged
from the safety of a wagon train by a native Indian raiding
party. Her rescuers, including her father, ride into a deadly
ambush. Only preacher Peter Howell is left to save her. Some
strong language. 2002.

Showdown at Yellow Butte  RC 54095
by Louis L'Amour
read by Robert Sams
2 cassettes (Reissue)
Tom Kedrick is hired to ramrod Alton Burwick's mob in clearing
the range of squatters during a New Mexico landgrab. He ends up,
however, siding with the settlers to prevent a bloodbath and to
stop the illegal schemes of Burwick's land company. 1953.

Sin Killer: The Berrybender Narratives, Book 1  RC 54826
by Larry McMurtry
read by Chuck Benson
2 cassettes
The first of a four-book saga finds a wealthy English sporting
family, the Berrybenders, traveling through the American West on
the Missouri River in 1832. Tasmin, the more adventurous of the
daughters, is attracted to Jim Snow, a buckskin-clad frontiersman
and preacher who is also called Raven Brave and Sin Killer. 2002.

A Texas Sky: Yellow Rose Trilogy, Volume 2  RC 53513
by Lori Wick
read by Michele Schaeffer
2 cassettes
After his recovery from a gunshot wound and with newfound faith,
Slater Rawling's brother, Dakota, reports for work as a Texas
Ranger. But fate has other plans in store for him: escorting Miss
Darvi Wingate to see an old friend. Sequel to Every Little Thing
about You (RC 53512). 2000.

Thunder Voice: Sam Keaton; Legends of Laramie, Book 4  RC 52777
by Sigmund Brouwer
read by Jim Zeiger
2 cassettes
Wyoming Territory, 1876. Marshal Sam Keaton is surprised when he
finds two Texas rangers poking around in a murdered man's shack.
A wealthy young widow from back East thinks there is a connection
between the dead man, her dead sister, and a will. Sequel to Sun
Dance (RC 52776). 2001.

The Touch of Fire  RC 54119
by Linda Howard
read by Sharon Murray
2 cassettes
Arizona territory, 1871. Physician Annie Parker moves to Silver
Mesa to establish a medical practice. She does not expect to fall
in love with Rafe McCay after he kidnaps her, and she treats his
gunshot wounds. Explicit descriptions of sex, some violence, and
some strong language. 1992.

Trail of the Mountain Man  RC 53217
by William W. Johnstone
read by John Polk
2 cassettes
When gold is discovered near the home of Smoke and Sally Jensen,
the former gunslinger knows trouble will follow. Hordes of
treasure seekers clog the town of No Name, Colorado, forcing
Smoke to recruit fellow ex-gunfighters to restore the peace. Some
violence and some strong language. 1987.

Trouble at Quinn's Crossing  RC 54104
by Nelson Nye
read by Bruce Huntey
1 cassette
When Horatio Gill rides into Quinn's Crossing to sell the first
barbed wire in the area, he stirs up hard feelings about fencing
off access to water. Hoping to play the inhabitants' hostility to
his advantage, Gill winds up in the middle of a heated dispute.
Some strong language. 1971.

The Twilighters  RC 54393
by Noel M. Loomis
read by Robert Sams
2 cassettes
In early nineteenth-century America, twilighters are the
desperados and outlaws occupying a stretch of land on the
Texas/Louisiana border--an area that unsuspecting newcomers have
to cross. Violence. 1954.

The Vanishing American  RC 53720
by Zane Grey
read by Chuck Benson
2 cassettes (Reissue)
In 1916, young Marian Warner travels west to visit the American
Indian warrior Nophaie. He wants her to help him use his eighteen
years of white man's education to improve his tribe's welfare.
Nophaie, however, is torn between the two cultures and the
complications of loving a white woman. 1925.

A Veiled Reflection: Westward Chronicles, Volume 3  RC 51117
by Tracie Peterson
read by Gillian Green
2 cassettes
Because she wants to get married, Judith Danvers convinces her
twin sister, Jillian, to replace her as a Harvey Girl in Arizona.
But when Jillian begins work, she faces one disaster after
another, including a doctor's seeing through her charade. Sequel
to Hidden in a Whisper (RC 51116). 2000.