Recorded Books, Inc., the makers of the very popular books on tape, now publish large print editions of current works. The following are newly arrived in large print.
"No Second Chance" is a psychological thriller by Harlan Coben. Doctor Marc Seidman wakes up in intensive care. He has been shot, his daughter has been kidnapped and his wife is dead. Now there is a ransom demand.
"Winterkill," by C. J. Box, features game warden Joe Pickett. After his supervisor is found dead, Pickett finds himself in an increasingly uncomfortable confrontation. Add to that a killer storm and an abducted stepdaughter, and Pickett has work to do.
"The Photograph" by Penelope Lively opens with a disturbing snapshot. Kath is dead now, and the envelope reads "don't open - destroy." Yet her husband embarks on layers of mysteries when the snapshot reveals Kath, hand in hand with a strange man.
"Moon Over Manhattan," by Larry King and Thomas H. Cook, celebrates the pace, the madness, the mayhem and the grace that is New York City. A full cast of characters plays New York as one giant stage.
"The Light of Day," by English writer Graham Swift, highlights one day in the life of George Webb. The former policeman, now a private investigator, follows a client's spouse to be sure the affair is over. His life will never be the same.
Nuala O'Faolain, journalist and author, continues her memoirs in "Almost There: The Onward Journey of a Dublin Woman." O'Faolain had not expected her first book to be noticed by many people. When it became an international bestseller, her life changed. This memoir begins with that change.
New Books on Tape have also arrived.
"The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time," written by Mark Haddon, narrated by Jeff Woodman. When Christopher believes that the neighbor's dog has been killed, he leaves his neighborhood to find the killer. This might not be unusual for anyone else, but Christopher has a form of autism and has never left his street before.
"Jarhead," written and narrated by Anthony Swofford. A former marine who served in the Gulf War, Swofford speaks honestly of the full circumstances of wartime situations. Also available in a large print format.
"Dead Ringer," written by Lisa Scottoline, narrated by Barbara Rosenblat. Bennie Rosato's law firm has just taken on a lucrative class-action suit when Bennie's wallet and credit cards go missing. Next she is arrested for murder.
"The Sinister Pig," written by Tony Hillerman, narrated by George Guidall. Sergeant Jim Chee and Joe Leaphorn are looking for the sinister pig at the head of a drug pipeline between the United States and Mexico.
- Jane Tucker, librarian, Astoria Public Library