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New Audiobooks

                                Recent Additions to The Ferguson Library Collection

All selections below are unabridged versions of the original books on compact disc or Playaway portable audiobook.  For downloadable audiobooks, please visit the Library's digital media page.

 

Lewis, Michael
Flash Boys
332.6209 L675f
Compact Disc Edition

Author Lewis explores how the rise of computerized stock exchanges and their attendant scams started a battle for the soul of Wall Street. He probes the subterfuges of traders who, assisted by banks and brokerages happy to sell out customers, use blindingly fast data to gain inside information on trading.
Source: PW Annex Reviews, April 14, 2014

Evanovich, Janet & Lee Goldberg
The Chase
FIC EVANOVICH
Compact Disc Edition
Playaway Edition

An action-packed, exciting adventure featuring master con artist Nicolas Fox and die-hard FBI agent Kate O'Hare.  Internationally renowned thief and con artist Nicolas Fox is famous for running elaborate and daring scams.  His greatest con of all: convincing the FBI to team him up with the only person who has ever caught him, agent O’Hare.  Source: From the Publisher


Kaku, Michio
The Future of the Mind
612.8 K13f
Compact Disc Edition

Telepathy is now the subject of intense research at universities around the world, where scientists have already been able to use advanced sensors to read individual words, images, and thoughts in a person's brain. This could alter the way we communicate with stroke and accident victims who are "locked in" their bodies, unable to articulate their thoughts.  Source: From the Publisher

 

Siegal, Nina
The Anatomy Lesson
FIC SIEGAL
Compact Disc Edition

At the center of Rembrandt's 1632 painting, “The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp,” is the corpse of a career criminal, Aris Kindt, who had been hanged that morning and is on display for the annual public dissection.  Author Siegal imagines the world behind the painting, with Kindt again at the center.  An intriguing read, rich in historical detail.  Source: Library Journal, March 21, 2014


Macomber, Debbie
Blossom Street Brides
FIC MACOMBER
Compact Disc Edition

After seeing a baby blanket in the window of A Good Yarn, Lauren decides to knit one for her sister's baby, and there she meets the recently married Bethanne, whose new husband, Max, shows up with attractive bad boy Rooster. An inspirational, nondenominational women's novel, set on Blossom Street, with lots of characters.  Source: Booklist, March 15, 2014 

Pavone, Chris
The Accident
FIC PAVONE
Compact Disc Edition
Playaway Edition

New York literary agent Isabel Reed plows through an anonymous manuscript in one night and immediately knows two things: the manuscript, a biography of a media mogul, will be a blockbuster, and people will die if word of its existence leaks. Word does leak, in New York and Hollywood, and ambitious young women in publishing quickly die violently.  Source: Booklist, Jan 01, 2014


Shotwell, Vivien
Vienna Nocturne
FIC SHOTWELL
Compact Disc Edition

Set in the 18th century, this book tells the story of the turbulent life and brilliantly successful career of young British opera singer Anna Storace, a child prodigy taken by her parents to Italy. In love with life and ambitious, Anna wants everything, to be famous and to be loved, and this leads her to make some fatal choices. Source: From the Publisher

 

 

Kellerman, Jonathan
Killer:  An Alex Delaware Novel
FIC KELLERMAN
Compact Disc Edition
Playaway Edition

Psychologist Alex Delaware's custody consultations can get ugly, but he enters uncharted territory when his best friend from the LAPD warns him that there's a contract out on his life. Successful and apparently unhinged scientist Connie Sykes has just been denied custody of her sister ‘s daughter, and she's exacting revenge against Alex.  Source: Booklist, Feb 15, 2014