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Take a Trip With Thrilling Audiobooks

We may be in the midst of a heatwave, but these audiobooks will give you the chills. From families with deadly secrets to a teacher who can’t be trusted, buckle up and prepare for the ride of the summer.

Author: Andrea Bartz
Read By: Becca Tobin

A Reese’s Book Club Pick! Emily is having the time of her life in the mountains of Chile with her best friend, Kristen. But on the last night of the trip, Kristen says the cute backpacker she brought back to their room attacked her, and she had no choice but to kill him in self-defense. Even more shocking: The scene is horrifyingly similar to last year’s trip. Can lightning really strike twice?

“Eerie psychological thriller . . . possibly the best pair of female leads since Thelma and Louise”–BookPage

A TODAY Show #ReadWithJenna Book Club Pick! Dara and Marie Durant have been dancers since they can remember. After their parents’ death in a tragic accident, the sisters began running their mother’s dance school together, but when a suspicious accident occurs, just at the onset of the school’s annual performance of The Nutcracker, an interloper arrives and threatens the sisters’ delicate balance.

Oliver Park finally has everything he ever wanted: sobriety and a loving partner. With everything to lose, Oliver shouldn’t be visiting Haus, a gay bathhouse. But through the entrance he goes, and then everything goes wrong. The truth will destroy everything they have together, so Oliver does the thing he used to do so well: he lies.

Author: Shari Lapena
Read By: Ellen Archer

Brecken Hill is an expensive place to live. You have to be rich to have a house there, and Fred and Sheila Merton certainly are rich. But even all their money can’t protect them when a killer comes to call. The Mertons are brutally murdered after a fraught Easter dinner with their three adult kids. Who, of course, are devastated. Or are they?

Teddy Crutcher has won Teacher of the Year, so really can’t be bothered with a few mysterious deaths on campus or the student digging a little too deep into Teddy’s personal life. His main focus is pushing these kids to their full academic potential. It’s really too bad that sometimes excellence can come at such a high cost.

One minute Kelly’s a free-spirited artist in Chicago going to her best friend’s art show. The next, she opens a door and mysteriously emerges in her Michigan hometown. Racing to get back to her old life, Kelly’s search leads only to more questions, and the closer Kelly gets to putting the pieces together, the more her reality seems to shift.

Someone on this quiet, unassuming cul-de-sac will be shot dead in the middle of a sultry July night. But which one of the members of the five families who live in the neighborhood will it be? All harbor secrets. All bear scars. And all have access to guns. Not all will survive the night.

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