You may think Winter is all cozy fireplaces and cocoa, but over here in audiobookland we’re getting the shivers (and not from the freezing temps). Twisty domestic tales, mysteries for the true crime buffs, and psychological thrillers will all have you on the edge of the couch and jumping every time the wind blows. Turn up that thermostat, because you’re about to catch a chill.
Seventeen years ago, Ewert Grens was called to the scene of a brutal crime. A family had been murdered, and the only survivor was the five-year-old daughter. So when he learns that the apartment where the crime occurred is now the scene of a mysterious break-in, Grens immediately fears that someone is intent on silencing the only witness. He thought she was safe. Then the past came knocking.
When Milla accepts an invitation to a ski resort in the French Alps, she’s expecting a weekend of catching up with four old friends. But their reunion turns deadly when the group discovers that someone has deliberately stranded them at their remote mountaintop resort during a snowstorm. Milla’s not sure what’s worse: the sinister things happening around her or that escape is impossible.
Sera loves true crime podcasts. When Rachel, her favorite podcast host, goes missing, she knows it’s time to act. Sera follows the clues hidden in the episodes to an isolated ranch outside Rachel’s small hometown to begin her search. Sera finds that Rachel is not the first woman to vanish from the ranch, and she won’t be the last…Rachel did try to warn her.
Blythe Connor is determined that she will be the warm, comforting mother to her new baby Violet that she herself never had. But in the thick of motherhoodâ€™s exhausting early days, Blythe becomes convinced that something is wrong with her daughterâ€”she doesnâ€™t behave like most children do. Or is it all in Blytheâ€™s head?
All across Europe, the most ruthless criminals are suffering gruesome deaths. At first, it seems coincidental that their underworld affiliations are finally catching up to them. But when two of the victims are found to have disturbing connections to Detective Joona Linna, it becomes clear that thereâ€™s a single killer at work.
â€ś[Saul] Reichlin is in perfect step with the quick pace and drama of the action.â€ť –AudioFile Magazine
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