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Random House Audio Publishing

Works: 1,215 works in 1,643 publications in 1 language and 123,900 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Detective and mystery stories  Short stories  Juvenile works  Suspense fiction  Humorous stories  Psychological fiction  History  Fantasy fiction 
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Classifications: PS3557.R5355, 813.54
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Most widely held works by Random House Audio Publishing
The girl who kicked the hornet's nest [a novel] by Stieg Larsson( Recording )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lisbeth Salander must fight for her life, while journalist Mikael Blomkvist struggles to prove her innocent of three murders and expose a terrifying conspiracy within the Swedish government
Smokin' seventeen by Janet Evanovich( Recording )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With pressure mounting from her family to settle on a permanent boyfriend, Stephanie Plum must also worry about a killer determined to put her in a shallow grave no matter what it takes
The girl with the dragon tattoo by Stieg Larsson( Recording )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The disappearance forty years ago of Harriet Vanger, a young scion of one of the wealthiest families in Sweden, gnaws at her octogenarian uncle, Henrik Vanger. He is determined to know the truth about what he believes was her murder. He hires crusading journalist Mikael Blomkvist, recently at the wrong end of a libel case, to get to the bottom of Harriet's disappearance. Lisbeth Salander, a twenty-four-year-old, pierced, tattooed genius hacker, possessed of the hard-earned wisdom of someone twice her age--and a terrifying capacity for ruthlessness--assists Blomkvist with the investigation. This unlikely team discovers a vein of nearly unfathomable iniquity running through the Vanger family, an astonishing corruption at the highest echelon of Swedish industrialism--and a surprising connection between themselves.--From publisher description
Inferno [a novel] by Dan Brown( Recording )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the heart of Italy, professor of symbology Robert Langdon is drawn into a harrowing world centered on one of history's most enduring and mysterious literary masterpieces--Dante's "Inferno"--as he battles a chilling adversary and grapples with an ingenious riddle
The reptile room by Lemony Snicket( Recording )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 1,159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After narrowly escaping the menacing clutches of the dastardly Count Olaf, the three Baudelaire orphans are taken in by a kindly herpetologist with whom they live happily for an all-too-brief time
The lost symbol a novel by Dan Brown( Recording )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He saved the Catholic Church from a fundamentalist radical in Angels & Demons and exposed the world's greatest cover-up in The Da Vinci Code. Now, symbologist and Harvard professor Robert Langdon returns to uncover another mystery. Called to Washington D.C., Langdon must investigate the centuries-old secrets of the Freemasons. However, with treachery around every corner, will Langdon's eidetic memory and insurmountable knowledge of history be able to guide him through another adventure?
Personal by Lee Child( Recording )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Someone has taken a shot at the president of France in the City of Light. The bullet was American. The distance between the gunman and the target was exceptional. How many snipers can shoot from three-quarters of a mile with total confidence? Very few, but John Kott -- an American marksman gone bad -- is one of them. And after fifteen years in prison, he's out, unaccounted for, and likely drawing a bead on a G-8 summit packed with enough world leaders to tempt any assassin. If anyone can stop Kott, it's the man who beat him before: Reacher. And though he'd rather work alone, Reacher is teamed with Casey Nice, a rookie analyst who keeps her cool with Zoloft. But they're facing a rough road, full of ruthless mobsters, Serbian thugs, close calls, double-crosses, and no backup if they're caught. All the while Reacher can't stop thinking about the woman he once failed to save. But he won't let that that happen again. Not this time. Not Nice. Reacher never gets too close. But now a killer is making it personal
Unbroken [a World War II airman's story of survival, resilience, and redemption] by Laura Hillenbrand( Recording )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1943, while World War II raged on in the Pacific Theater, Lieutenant Louis Zamperini survived a deadly plane crash in the middle of the ocean. Zamperini had a troubled youth, yet honed his athletic skills and made it all the way to the 1936 Olympics in Berlin. However, what lay before him was a physical gauntlet unlike anything he had encountered before: thousands of miles of open ocean, a small raft, and no food or water
Game of thrones by George R. R Martin( Recording )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Long ago, in a time forgotten, a preternatural event threw the seasons out of balance. In a land where summers can last decades and winters a lifetime, trouble is brewing. The cold is returning, and in the frozen wastes to the north of Winterfell, sinister and supernatural forces are massing beyond the kingdom's protective Wall. At the center of the conflict lie the Starks of Winterfell, a family as harsh and unyielding as the land they were born to. Sweeping from a land of brutal cold to a distant summertime kingdom of epicurean plenty, here is a tale of lords and ladies, soldiers and sorcerers, assasins and bastards, who come together in a time of grim omens. Here an enigmatic band of warriors bear swords of no human metal; a tribe of fierce wildling carry men off into madness; a cruel young dragon prince barters his sister to win back his throne; and a determined woman undertakes the most treacherous of journeys. Amid plots and counterplots, tragedy and betrayal, victory and terror, the fate of the Starks, their allies, and their enemies hang perilously in the balance, as each endeavors to win that deadliest of conflcts: the game of thrones." -- Back of container
Ford County : stories by John Grisham( Recording )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects seven short stories by John Grisham that take place in Ford County, Mississippi, where his first novel, "A Time to Kill," took place, including "Blood Drive," "Fetching Raymond," "Fish Files," "Casino," "Michael's Room," "Quiet Haven," and "Funny Boy."
U is for undertow by Sue Grafton( Recording )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This puzzling thriller tells two simultaneous tales, one of a murder that may or may not have occurred in the 1960s and Kinsey's investigation of the crime in the 1980s
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot( Recording )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the riveting true story of how the cancerous cells of a poor African American woman formed the building blocks for many modern medical breakthroughs--all while her family struggled with poverty
Caught by Harlan Coben( Recording )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reporter Wendy Tynes continues her crusade against male sexual predators. But her convictions are challenged when a Jersey teen goes missing and the likely culprit is not what he seems
61 hours by Lee Child( Recording )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The clock is ticking for Jack Reacher. After stumbling into a small South Dakota town, Reacher finds the locals plagued by a Mexican drug cartel running a dangerous methamphetamine operation
Double Dexter by Jeffry P Lindsay( Recording )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dexter Morgan is not your average serial killer. He enjoys his day job as a blood spatter analyst for the Miami Police Department, but he lives for his nighttime hobby of hunting other killers. Dexter is therefore not pleased to discover that someone is shadowing him, observing him, and copying his methods. Dexter is not one to tolerate displeasure; in fact, he has a knack for extricating himself from trouble in his own pleasurable way
The night circus by Erin Morgenstern( Recording )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le Cirque des Rêves arrives suddenly in town, its wrought-iron gates opening only at nightfall. Inside its multitude of black-and-white striped tents, visitors will find all manner of fantastical exhibitions that defy belief and spark imagination. But what the casual visitor will never realize is that the circus is actually the center of a vast magician's duel. Years ago, two master magicians made a wager, and pitted their protégés against each other in an arcane game whose rules remain obscure, even to its participants. Within the realm of the circus, Celia and Marco spur each other on to even greater feats of magical accomplishment, but their growing attraction to each other threatens to change the course of the game -- with unknowable consequences for everyone whose lives have become linked to the circus
Split image by Robert B Parker( Recording )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Police chief Jesse Stone has his hands full investigating the death of a high-ranking gangster
Quiet [the power of introverts in a world that can't stop talking] by Susan Cain( Recording )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"At least one-third of the people we know are introverts. They are the ones who prefer listening to speaking, reading to partying; who innovate and create but dislike self-promotion; who favor working on their own over brainstorming in teams. Although they are often labeled "quiet," it is to introverts that we owe many of the great contributions to society--from van Gogh's sunflowers to the invention of the personal computer. Passionately argued, impressively researched, and filled with indelible stories of real people, Quiet shows how dramatically we undervalue introverts, and how much we lose in doing so. Taking the reader on a journey from Dale Carnegie's birthplace to Harvard Business School, from a Tony Robbins seminar to an evangelical megachurch, Susan Cain charts the rise of the Extrovert Ideal in the twentieth century and explores its far-reaching effects. She talks to Asian-American students who feel alienated from the brash, backslapping atmosphere of American schools. She questions the dominant values of American business culture, where forced collaboration can stand in the way of innovation, and where the leadership potential of introverts is often overlooked. And she draws on cutting-edge research in psychology and neuroscience to reveal the surprising differences between extroverts and introverts. Perhaps most inspiring, she introduces us to successful introverts--from a witty, high-octane public speaker who recharges in solitude after his talks, to a record-breaking salesman who quietly taps into the power of questions. Finally, she offers invaluable advice on everything from how to better negotiate differences in introvert-extrovert relationships to how to empower an introverted child to when it makes sense to be a "pretend extrovert." This extraordinary book has the power to permanently change how we see introverts and, equally important, how introverts see themselves" -- from publisher's web site
Stranger in paradise a Jesse Stone novel by Robert B Parker( Recording )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Apache Indian hit man Wilson "Crow" Cromartie returns to police chief Jesse Stone's Paradise, MA, to find the young daughter of his client. But trouble ensues when the daughter is involved in a Latino gang, and the father demands the mother killed. With Jesse's ex-wife reporting on the gang, danger escalates all around the young girl
The litigators [a novel] by John Grisham( Recording )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Law firm partners Oscar Finley and Wally Figg see a chance for huge financial gain when they learn of a pending class action lawsuit against the makers of Krayoxx, a popular cholesterol-reducing drug suspected of causing heart attacks
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The girl who kicked the hornet's nest [a novel]
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Smokin' seventeenThe girl with the dragon tattooThe reptile roomThe lost symbol a novelUnbroken [a World War II airman's story of survival, resilience, and redemption]Game of thronesFord County : storiesU is for undertow