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Table of Contents
- 1 1. I Am Watching You
- 2 2. Where the Crawdads Sing – New York Times Best-Selling Book
- 3 3. The Hideaway – USA TODAY Best-Selling Book
- 4 4. Then She Was Gone
- 5 5. The Life We Bury
- 6 6. We Were The Lucky Ones – New York Times Best Seller
- 7 7. The Price of Time
- 8 8. All the Ugly and Wonderful Things
- 9 9. Before We Were Yours – New York Times Best Seller
- 10 10. It All Comes Back To You
1. I Am Watching You
Author: Teresa Driscoll
Narrator: Elizabeth Knowelden
When Ella Longfield overhears two attractive young men flirting with teenage girls on a train, she thinks nothing of it – until she realises they are fresh out of prison and her maternal instinct is put on high alert. But just as she’s decided to call for help, something stops her. The next day, she wakes up to the news that one of the girls – beautiful, green-eyed Anna Ballard – has disappeared.
A year later, Anna is still missing. Ella is wracked with guilt over what she failed to do, and she’s not the only one who can’t forget. Someone is sending her threatening letters – letters that make her fear for her life.
Then an anniversary appeal reveals that Anna’s friends and family might have something to hide. Anna’s best friend, Sarah, hasn’t been telling the whole truth about what really happened that night – and her parents have been keeping secrets of their own.
Someone knows where Anna is – and they’re not telling. But they are watching Ella.
This book really upholds an attractive story. The story has different characters as well as readable parts. And the story also maintained consistency, So, anyone must enjoy reading it. So, it can be said that it is a good/readable mystery for all of you but not the best.
Whatever, If you want to read it, you can. I hope you will like it.
2. Where the Crawdads Sing – New York Times Best-Selling Book
Author: Delia Owens
Narrator: Cassandra Campbell
For years, rumors of the “Marsh Girl” have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so-called Marsh Girl. But Kya is not what they say. Sensitive and intelligent, she has survived for years alone in the marsh that she calls home, finding friends in the gulls and lessons in the sand. Then the time comes when she yearns to be touched and loved. When two young men from town become intrigued by her wild beauty, Kya opens herself to a new life – until the unthinkable happens.
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Where the Crawdads Sing is at once an exquisite ode to the natural world, a heartbreaking coming-of-age story, and a surprising tale of possible murder. Owens reminds us that we are forever shaped by the children we once were, and that we are all subject to the beautiful and violent secrets that nature keeps.
This is an interesting mystery book for all of you. About half this book was really great. This book beautifully wrote the story consistently. And this story is also interesting which can be said also plausible.
I think you must enjoy reading this book as it upheld an interesting story.
3. The Hideaway – USA TODAY Best-Selling Book
Author: Lauren K. Denton
Narrator: Devon O’Day
In the South, family is always more complicated than it seems.
After her last remaining family member dies, Sara Jenkins goes home to The Hideaway, her grandmother Mags’s ramshackle B&B in Sweet Bay. She intends to quickly tie up loose ends then return to her busy life and thriving antique shop in New Orleans. Instead, she learns Mags has willed The Hideaway to her and charged her with renovating it — no small task considering her grandmother’s best friends, a motley crew of senior citizens, still live there.
Rather than hurrying back to New Orleans, Sara stays in Sweet Bay and begins the biggest house-rehabbing project of her career. Amid drywall dust, old memories, and a charming contractor, she discovers that slipping back into life at The Hideaway is easier than she expected.
Then she discovers a box Mags left in the attic with clues to a life Sara never imagined for her grandmother. With help from Mags’s friends, Sara begins to piece together the mysterious life of bravery, passion, and choices that changed her grandmother’s destiny in both marvelous and devastating ways.
When an opportunistic land developer threatens to seize The Hideaway, Sara is forced to make a choice — stay in Sweet Bay and fight for the house and the people she’s grown to love or leave again and return to her successful but solitary life in New Orleans.
It would be one of the best mystery audiobooks for you. You must love this book. It is an amazing story of love and loss. The characters of the story are very relatable and believable.
I must recommend it to anyone who loves romance novels with unexpected twists and turns.
4. Then She Was Gone
Author: Lisa Jewell
Narrator: Helen Duff
Fifteen-year-old Ellie Mack was the perfect daughter. She was beloved by her parents, friends, and teachers. She and her boyfriend made a teenage golden couple. She was days away from an idyllic summer vacation, with her whole life ahead of her. And then she was gone.
Now her mother, Laurel Mack, is trying to put her life back together. It’s been 10 years since her daughter disappeared, seven years since her marriage ended, and only months since the last clue in Ellie’s case was unearthed. So when she meets an unexpectedly charming man in a cafe, she is surprised at how quickly their flirtation develops into something deeper. Before she knows it, she’s meeting Floyd’s daughters – and his youngest, Poppy, takes her breath away. Looking at her is like looking at Ellie. And now the unanswered questions she has tried so hard to put to rest haunt her anew…as well as some new ones about Floyd and Poppy….
If you like incredible books, this mystery audiobook would be the best option for you as this book was well written incredibly and suspenseful.
I want to give the best rating for this book. And I recommend it as one of the best mystery audiobooks for you. By reading this book, you can understand why I have suggested this book. Read it once.
5. The Life We Bury
Author: Allen Eskens
Narrator: Zach Villa
College student Joe Talbert has the modest goal of completing a writing assignment for an English class. His task is to interview a stranger and write a brief biography of the person. With deadlines looming, Joe heads to a nearby nursing home to find a willing subject. There he meets Carl Iverson, and soon nothing in Joe’s life is ever the same. Carl is a dying Vietnam veteran-and a convicted murderer. With only a few months to live, he has been medically paroled to a nursing home after spending thirty years in prison for the crimes of rape and murder.
As Joe writes about Carl’s life, especially Carl’s valor in Vietnam, he cannot reconcile the heroism of the soldier with the despicable acts of the convict. Aided by his skeptical neighbor, Lila, Joe throws himself into uncovering the truth. Thread by thread, he begins to unravel the tapestry of Carl’s conviction. But as he and Lila dig deeper into the circumstances of the crime, the stakes grow higher. Will Joe discover the truth before it’s too late to escape the fallout?
It is another one of the best mystery audiobooks of all time. The synopsis of this book was very interesting. Just one thing I want to tell you is that you will feel a bit of hesitance while reading no characters in this book and behave realistically. That’s it.
But you must enjoy reading the story. Read once.
6. We Were The Lucky Ones – New York Times Best Seller
Author: Georgia Hunter
Narrator: Kathleen Gati, Robert Fass
It is the spring of 1939, and three generations of the Kurc family are doing their best to live normal lives, even as the shadow of war grows closer. The talk around the family Seder table is of new babies and budding romance, not of the increasing hardships threatening Jews in their hometown of Radom, Poland. But soon the horrors overtaking Europe will become inescapable, and the Kurcs will be flung to the far corners of the world, each desperately trying to navigate his or her own path to safety.
As one sibling is forced into exile, another attempts to flee the continent, while others struggle to escape certain death, either by working grueling hours on empty stomachs in the factories of the ghetto or by hiding as gentiles in plain sight. Driven by an unwavering will to survive and by the fear that they may never see one another again, the Kurcs must rely on hope, ingenuity, and inner strength to persevere.
Actually, I love this book. I have read many stories in my life before. But it was totally different from the other one. Perhaps it was actually based on the author’s family which made it all the more moving.
I highly recommend it to you! You should read it once.
7. The Price of Time
Author: Tim Tigner
Narrator: Paul Michael
There’s a secret in Silicon Valley. A discovery. An invention. One so startling and surprisingly sinister that it needs to be kept – at any price.
Tim Tigner takes a step back from his best-selling Kyle Achilles series to introduce Zachary Chase and Skylar Fawkes in a fresh stand-alone novel that’s bound to keep you glued and guessing. With secret meetings, sudden disappearances and strange murders, secret agents, skillful assassins, and sexy locations, The Price of Time is packed with fast-paced action and first-class intellectual intrigue.
Propelling the thrills and perched at the middle of the mystery is one of humanity’s great questions: Would finding the Fountain of Youth be a blessing?
I really love the name of this book. Yes, it’s an important book for my life. And I think it would also be an important one for all of you. By reading this book, you can get the knowledge of the price of time.
I think everyone should read this book once to get a good idea of the importance of time.
8. All the Ugly and Wonderful Things
Author: Bryn Greenwood
Narrator: Jorjeana Marie
A beautiful and provocative love story between two unlikely people and the hard-won relationship that elevates them above the Midwestern meth lab backdrop of their lives.
As the daughter of a drug dealer, Wavy knows not to trust people, not even her own parents. It’s safer to keep her mouth shut and stay out of sight.
Struggling to raise her little brother, Donal, eight-year-old Wavy is the only responsible adult around. Obsessed with the constellations, she finds peace in the starry night sky above the fields behind her house until one night her stargazing causes an accident. After witnessing his motorcycle wreck, she forms an unusual friendship with one of her father’s thugs, Kellen, a tattooed ex-con with a heart of gold.
By the time Wavy is a teenager, her relationship with Kellen is the only tender thing in a brutal world of addicts and debauchery. When tragedy rips Wavy’s family apart, a well-meaning aunt steps in, and what is beautiful to Wavy looks ugly under the scrutiny of the outside world.
It is a phenomenal story. I also loved this book. I wasn’t sure that if I would like it after reading some of the reviews. But after reading this, I think I read the most amazing story ever!
Whatever, you can also read this book. And I want to tell you one thing that is – if you want to read only one book all year make it this one.
9. Before We Were Yours – New York Times Best Seller
Author: Lisa Wingate
Narrator: Emily Rankin, Catherine Taber
Memphis, 1939. Twelve-year-old Rill Foss and her four younger siblings live a magical life aboard their family’s Mississippi River shantyboat. But when their father must rush their mother to the hospital one stormy night, Rill is left in charge – until strangers arrive in force. Wrenched from all that is familiar and thrown into a Tennessee Children’s Home Society orphanage, the Foss children are assured that they will soon be returned to their parents – but they quickly realize the dark truth. At the mercy of the facility’s cruel director, Rill fights to keep her sisters and brother together in a world of danger and uncertainty.
Aiken, South Carolina, present day. Born into wealth and privilege, Avery Stafford seems to have it all: a successful career as a federal prosecutor, a handsome fiancé, and a lavish wedding on the horizon. But when Avery returns home to help her father weather a health crisis, a chance encounter leaves her with uncomfortable questions and compels her to take a journey through her family’s long-hidden history, on a path that will ultimately lead either to devastation or to redemption.
Based on one of America’s most notorious real-life scandals – in which Georgia Tann, director of a Memphis-based adoption organization, kidnapped and sold poor children to wealthy families all over the country – Lisa Wingate’s riveting, wrenching, and ultimately uplifting tale reminds us how, even though the paths we take can lead to many places, the heart never forgets where we belong.
I didn’t like Lisa Wingate’s books before I read “Before We Were Yours”. But now I just love her writings after reading this book. I was really drawn fully into the story. I felt like I was in 1930. Whatever, it is just an amazing Novel.
I highly also recommend this book to read. After reading this you must suggest others to read it. Yes, you will!
10. It All Comes Back To You
Author: Beth Duke
Narrator: Amy McFadden
In 2012, she’s still beautiful, charming, and surrounded by admirers.
Veronica “Ronni” Johnson, licensed practical nurse and aspiring writer meet the captivating Violet in the assisted living facility where Violet requires no assistance, just lots of male attention. When she dies, she leaves Ronni a very generous bequest – only if Ronni completes a book about her life within one year. As she’s drawn into the world of young Violet, Ronni is mesmerized by life in a simpler time. It’s an irresistible journey filled with revelations, some of them about men Ronni knew as octogenarians at Fairfield Springs.
Struggling, insecure, flailing at the keyboard, Ronni juggles her patients, a new boyfriend, and a Samsonite factory of emotional baggage as she tries to craft a manuscript before her deadline. But then the secrets start to emerge, some of them in person. And they don’t stop.
‘You won’t believe the ending’ of this book. It’s really unbelievable! I won’t tell the story here. I just tell you that You must read this book.
It is such a suspense story that you want to read the story to the end to find what actually happened at the end.
I also just keep reading continuously to find out what happened next. I highly recommend this book to everyone who really loves to read.
Even if you are not a reader, I think you will also enjoy this book if you read it.
All these books are the best mystery audiobooks of all time. You all must read it once to know the reason why these are the best.