Audiobooks to Keep You Running This Summer

Staying in shape for summer trips to the beach is no easy feat—especially when there are so many fun activities going on and so many cool icy treats to eat. So how can you get that little bit of extra motivation for your early-morning run?

One simple way is to listen to an incredibly fast-paced, edge-of-your-seat audiobook. Not only will you get so engrossed in the story that you’ll look forward to running just so you can finish the next chapter, but you may find yourself running an extra few minutes so you can listen longer.

We’ve curated a list of thrilling audiobooks to get you through your summer runs. Plug into one of these:

Death Notice

After the brutal murder of a respected police officer, the Chengdu police force receives a “death note” announcing the killer’s next target…and the notes keep coming. This wild cat-and-mouse thriller comes from one of China’s most popular authors.
Listen to an excerpt Death Notice

The Good Son

The bestselling novelist known as “Korea’s Stephen King” will keep your heart racing from start to finish. Twenty-six-year-old Yu-jin wakes up to discover his mother’s murdered body in their duplex. He has no memory of the night before. Did he do it?
Listen to an excerpt The Good Son

The Last Time I Lied

A young woman returns to her childhood summer camp to uncover the truth about a tragedy that happened there fifteen years ago, but that closure comes at a deadly price.…
Listen to an excerpt The Last Time I Lied

Something in the Water

While scuba diving in Bora Bora on their honeymoon, a young couple discovers something in the water. Should they speak out, or protect their secret? The aftermath of their decision is full of stunning twists.
Listen to an excerpt Something in the Water

Tom Clancy Line of Sight
Author: Mike Maden
Read By: Scott Brick

Twenty-six years ago, Dr. Cathy Ryan restored the eyesight of a young Bosnian girl during the Bosnian War. Now Cathy’s son, Jack Ryan Jr., has agreed to find the young woman and deliver a letter from his mother. What he finds shocks them both.
Listen to an excerpt Tom Clancy Line of Sight

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