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Close Encounters of the Celebrity Kind

Close Encounters of the Celebrity...

by Brian Gari

For more than fifty years, Brian Gari has been a songwriter. He now has almost nine hundred songs to his credit, including all those in the Broadway musical Late Nite Comic. He has recorded twelve albums and produced all of the CDs and DVDs on his gra...

Narrator: Brian Gari
Published: 12/02/2014
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Mary of the Chance Encounters

Mary of the Chance Encounters

by Margaret Elysia Garcia

Mary of the Chance Encounters is a collection of stories set in southeastern Los Angeles, chronicling the Mexican-American and Anglo population stucco’d there between family, ghosts, strip malls and too wide boulevards. But their hopes and desir...

Narrator: Margaret Elysia Ga...
Published: 08/15/2016
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Brief Encounters

Brief Encounters

by Dick Cavett

Dick Cavett is back, sharing his reflections and reminiscences about Hollywood legends, American cultural icons, and the absurdities of everyday life In Brief Encounters, the legendary talk show host Dick Cavett introduces us to the fascinating chara...

Narrator: Dick Cavett
Published: 10/28/2014
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Encounter

Encounter

by Milan Kundera

Milan Kundera’s brilliant new collection of essays is a passionate defense of art in an era that, he argues, no longer values art or beauty. With the same dazzling mix of emotion and ideas that characterizes his bestselling novels, the internati...

Narrator: Graeme Malcolm
Published: 09/25/2012
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The Encounter

The Encounter

by Martin Goldsmith

A down on his luck WWII veteran and a young man with a Japanese-American heritage find themselves in the heat of battle all the while locked in an attic.

The Twilight Zone Radio Dramas
Narrator: Stacy Keach
Published: 06/01/2013
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The Encounter

The Encounter

by Stephen Arterburn

The past can be a dark and haunting place—full of secrets and mysteries too deep, too painful to confess. For Jonathan Rush, a wealthy and famous entrepreneur, this is an agonizing and startling reality—one he never knew existed in...

Narrator: Christopher Prince...
Published: 11/08/2011
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Crocodile Encounters

Crocodile Encounters!

by Brady Barr

Follow along with National Geographic explorer Brady Barr as he crawls into a muddy hole just barely big enough for his shoulders, and comes face to face with thirteen crocodiles! Laugh out loud as you learn how to catch a crocodile using shoe laces a...

National Georgraphic Kids Chapters
Narrator: Johnny Heller
Published: 08/15/2014
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Extreme Encounters

Extreme Encounters

by Greg Emmanuel

After reading The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook, did you ever wonder what it s like to be struck by lightning? To run with the bulls in Pamplona? To ride the crushing swell of an avalanche? Extreme Encounters describes these adventures and 37 ...

Narrator: Henry Leyva
Published: 11/12/2002
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Encounters with Jesus

Encounters with Jesus

by Timothy Keller

In Encounters With Jesus, New York Times bestselling author and renowned pastor Timothy Keller shows how people were changed when they met Jesus personally—and how we can be changed today through our own encounter with him. What is my purpo...

Narrator: Lloyd James
Published: 11/19/2013
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Encounters at the Heart of the World

Encounters at the Heart of the Wo...

by Elizabeth A. Fenn

Winner of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for History Encounters at the Heart of the World concerns the Mandan Indians, iconic Plains people whose teeming, busy towns on the upper Missouri River were for centuries at the center of the North American universe...

Narrator: Christine Marshall...
Published: 06/16/2015
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Six Encounters with Lincoln

Six Encounters with Lincoln

by Elizabeth Brown Pryor

Elizabeth Brown Pryor (1951–2015) combined careers as an award-winning historian and a senior diplomat in the American Foreign Service. She was the author of the biography Clara Barton: Professional Angel, considered the authoritative work on th...

Narrator: Beverly Brown
Published: 02/07/2017
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Angels Miracles and Heavenly Encounters

Angels, Miracles, and Heavenly En...

by Dean Gallagher

There's more going on in the world than meets the eye. There is an unseen spiritual realm, and occasionally God allows us glimpses of it. Angels, Miracles, and Heavenly Encounters offers a fascinating look at the supernatural world. It includes more t...

Narrator: Dean Gallagher
Published: 07/01/2012
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Brief Encounters with Che Guevara

Brief Encounters with Che Guevara...

by Ben Fountain

The well-meaning protagonists of Brief Encounters with Che Guevara are caught—to both disastrous and hilarious effect—in the maelstrom of political and social upheaval surrounding them. Ben Fountain's prize-winning debut speaks to the ...

Narrator: Christian Baskous
Published: 10/01/2013
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My Radical Encounters with Angels

My Radical Encounters with Angels...

by Matthew Robert Payne

Do you have a keen interest in the supernatural? Have you always had a burning desire to look into the amazing possibilities in your walk with God? Are you courageous enough to learn about the encounters of a prophet, including the good, the bad and t...

Narrator: Steve Bremner
Published: 12/29/2016
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Encountering Angels

Encountering Angels

by Judith MacNutt

Angels are amoung us.Every day, the supernatural realm is reaching into your physical world. Have you ever noticed, just for a moment, the fragrance of flowers or glimpsed a breathtaking light from the corner of your eye? Or felt a c...

Narrator: Patty Fogarty
Published: 02/02/2016
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Alien Encounters The Secret Behind the UFO Phenomenon

Alien Encounters: The Secret Behi...

by Chuck Missler and Mark ...

Alien Encounters is the result of years of research into the history of UFO sightings, reports of alien abduction, and the struggle between Good and Evil. It confronts the issues head-on and offers answers to many of the most pertinent questions confr...

Narrator: Gordon Russell
Published: 04/27/2017
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Encountering Heaven and the Afterlife

Encountering Heaven and the After...

by James L Garlow

What happens when we die? What is heaven really like? When we arrive, will we know people? What role do angels play in our lives? Can the amazing experiences of everyday people reveal insights into life “on the other side”? Trusted...

Narrator: James L Garlow
Published: 08/01/2010
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Close

Close

by Martina Cole

Now available as a value-priced edition! The #1 bestselling novelist in the UK now makes her U.S. debut with a hardhitting story that combines the brutality and deep family ties of The Sopranos with an unparalleled look at the underbelly of London's ...

Narrator: Nicola Duffett
Published: 07/01/2008
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The Closers

The Closers

by Michael Connelly

In Los Angeles in 1988, a 16-year-old girl disappeared from her home and was later found dead of a gunshot wound to the chest. The death appeared at first to be a suicide, but some of the evidence contradicted that scenario, and detectives came to bel...

Narrator: Len Cariou
Published: 05/16/2005
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In Close

In Close

by Brenda Novak

Claire O’Toole’s mother, Alana, went missing fifteen years ago. That was big news in Pineview, Montana, the kind of town where nothing much ever happens. Then, last year, Claire’s husband, David, died in a freak accident — afte...

Bulletproof Trilogy #3
Narrator: Angela Dawe
Published: 10/25/2011
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The Infinity Puzzle

The Infinity Puzzle

by Frank Close

Frank Close brings listeners to the second half of the twentieth century for a compelling look at the development of renormalization and, ultimately, the concept of the Higgs boson, the now much-sought particle that may be what gives structure to the ...

Narrator: Jonathan Cowley
Published: 03/26/2012
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Never Close Enough

Never Close Enough

by Anie Michaels

In a steamy new series from Anie Michaels comes the story of Ella, who is on a journey of self-discovery after her last relationship ended badly, and sexy Porter, who finds Ella irresistible. Contains mature themes.

Never #1
Narrator: Romy Nordlinger
Published: 08/19/2014
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Girls in White Dresses

Girls in White Dresses

by Jennifer Close

Wickedly hilarious and utterly recognizable, Girls in White Dresses tells the story of three women grappling with heartbreak and career change, family pressure and new love—all while suffering through an endless round of weddings and bridal show...

Narrator: Emily Janice Card
Published: 08/09/2011
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Close to You

Close to You

by Kristen Proby

From New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Kristen Proby comes the second novel in her sizzling Fusion series.Camilla, “Cami,” LaRue was five-years-old when she first fell in love with Landon Palazzo. Everyone told her the puppy ...

Narrator: Arielle DeLisle
Published: 08/09/2016
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Closer

Closer

by Roderick Gordon

Roderick Gordon and Brian Williams' New York Times best-selling series that began with Tunnels has captivated countless readers of all ages. This fourth adventure finds Will Burrows deep in the "land of the second sun," reunited with his long-lost fat...

Tunnels #4
Narrator: Steven Crossley
Published: 02/09/2011
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So Close

So Close

by Emma McLaughlin

Amanda Beth Luker has spent her whole life desperately looking for someone who can show her the way out of her trailer park Florida town. And then, finally, help arrives?in the form of Tom Davis, a successful lawyer with political aspirations who g...

Narrator: Emily Durante
Published: 06/07/2016
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Close Enough to Touch

Close Enough to Touch

by Colleen Oakley

A March 2017 Indie Next Pick From the author of Before I Go comes an evocative, poignant, and heartrending exploration of the power and possibilities of the human heart, perfect for fans of the emotional novels of Jojo Moyes and Jodi Picoult.Love has ...

Narrator: Kirby Heyborne
Published: 03/07/2017
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The Smart One

The Smart One

by Jennifer Close

JENNIFER CLOSE is the best-selling author of Girls in White Dresses. Born and raised on the North Shore of Chicago, she is a graduate of Boston College and received her MFA in Fiction Writing from the New School in 2005. She worked in New York in maga...

Narrator: Rebecca Lowman
Published: 04/02/2013
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Hold Me Close

Hold Me Close

by Rosalind James

Kayla Chambers knows what love is—and what it isn’t. When her boyfriend turns abusive, she and her son escape to a new life in a place where he’ll never find them. The idyllic town of Paradise, Idaho, has everything she needs to get ...

Paradise, Idaho
Narrator: Natalie Ross
Published: 12/08/2015
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Stay Close

Stay Close

by Harlan Coben

Megan is a suburban soccer mom who once upon a time walked on the wild side. Now she’s got two kids, a perfect husband, a picket fence, and a growing sense of dissatisfaction. Ray used to be a talented documentary photographer, but at the age of...

Narrator: Scott Brick
Published: 03/20/2012
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Close Your Eyes

Close Your Eyes

by Roy Johansen

A music therapist who thrives on helping others, Kendra Michaels cherishes the ordinary life she has achieved after stem cell surgery restored her sight. The skills she perfected during those sightless years—the ability to pick up the most subtl...

Narrator: Elisabeth Rodgers
Published: 07/17/2012
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Close Your Eyes

Close Your Eyes

by Amanda Eyre Ward

Advance praise for Close Your Eyes “With the deft hand of an assured storyteller, Amanda Eyre Ward has concocted a dark yet tender tale about two grown siblings struggling to forge normal lives in the wake of an unimaginably shattering cris...

Narrator: Phoebe Zimmermann
Published: 07/26/2011
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Close to You

Close to You

by Christina Dodd

Caitlin Prescott was only a baby when her parents disappeared. Adopted by a wealthy Texas oil family, she became Kate Montgomery, and grew up with no memory of her parents or her two older sisters and brother, who have been searching for her, hoping t...

Lost Texas Hearts Series #3
Narrator: Natalie Ross
Published: 03/23/2010
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Close Range

Close Range

by Annie Proulx

A breathtaking collection of unabridged stories from the Pulitzer Prize-Winning author of The Shipping News and Accordion CrimesAnnie Proulx's masterful language and fierce love of Wyoming are evident in this collection of stories about loneliness, qu...

Narrator: Francis Fisher
Published: 05/01/1999
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Hold Me Close

Hold Me Close

by Megan Hart

Apart, they are broken, but together, they are whole.Effie and Heath are famous. Not for anything they did, but for what happened to them as teenagers. Abducted and abused by the same man, they turned to each other for comfort until they were finally ...

Narrator: Tatiana Sokolov
Published: 11/24/2015
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The Mystery of Mercy Close

The Mystery of Mercy Close

by Marian Keyes

As the youngest of the five Walsh girls, Helen has had a tough time finding her way in the world. At 33, her job as a private investigator has proven less than fruitful and after losing her apartment, she’s moved back in with Mammy Walsh. In des...

Narrator: Caroline Lennon
Published: 04/24/2013
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No Mans Man

No Man's Man

by Louis L'Amour

Louis L’Amour is the only novelist in history to receive both the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Congressional Gold Medal. He has published ninety novels; twenty-seven short-story collections; two works of nonfiction; a memoir, Education ...

Narrator: A Full Cast
Published: 09/02/2008
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In Malice Quite Close

In Malice, Quite Close

by Brandi Lynn Ryder

French ex-pat Tristan Mourault is the wealthy, urbane heir to a world-renowned collection of art - and an insatiable voyeur enamored with Karen Miller, a fifteen-year-old from a working-class family in San Francisco. Deciding he must 'rescue' Karen fr...

Narrator: Michael Kramer
Published: 08/23/2011
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Resilience

Resilience

by Jessie Close

At a young age, Jessie Close struggled with symptoms that would transform into severe bipolar disorder in her early twenties, but she was not properly diagnosed until the age of fifty. Jessie and her three siblings, including actress Glenn Close, spen...

Narrator: Jessie Close
Published: 01/13/2015
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The Hopefuls

The Hopefuls

by Jennifer Close

JENNIFER CLOSE is the bestselling author of Girls in White Dresses and The Smart One. Born and raised on the North Shore of Chicago, she is a graduate of Boston College and received her MFA in Fiction Writing from the New School in 2005. She worked in...

Narrator: Jorjeana Marie
Published: 07/19/2016
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Encouraging the Heart

Encouraging the Heart

by James M. Kouzes

Many people assume that money is the mainstay of motivation. But in truth, the desire to accomplish extraordinary things is linked to basic human need: We all want to be respected for who we are and recognized for the things we do. While many leaders ...

Narrator: Erik Synnestvedt
Published: 05/18/2010
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Berlin Encouter

Berlin Encouter

by T. Davis Bunn

Colonel Jake Burnes had never imagined himself a spy. But the acclaim he won for rescuing a French Resistance hero and bringing a traitor to justice lead to a more clandestine assignment. Now he must venture into the sector of Germany held by the Red ...

Narrator: Ron Varela
Published: 01/15/2004
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Closer to the Edge

Closer to the Edge

by T. E. Sivec

The fourth and final book in the USA Today bestselling Playing With Fire series from T. E. Sivec. Contains mature themes.

Playing with Fire #4
Narrator: Sean Crisden
Published: 01/20/2015
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Close Your Eyes

Close Your Eyes

by Michael Robotham

#1 International Bestseller"Close Your Eyes: the best Michael Robotham novel yet. Once I reached the last 100 pages, it really was impossible to put down." --Stephen KingWhen a former student bungles a murder investigation, clinical psychologist Josep...

Joseph O'Loughlin #8
Narrator: Sean Barrett
Published: 04/12/2016
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Close Enough to Hear God Breathe

Close Enough to Hear God Breathe

by Greg Paul

THERE ARE A THOUSAND VOICES TELLING ME WHO I AM, OR WHO I SHOULD BE.  I WANT TO HEAR WHAT GOD HAS TO SAY.  I WANT TO KNOW THAT HE'S REALLY THERE. I WANT TO KNOW THAT IN THE WHOLE GRAND, TANGLED SWEEP OF THE HUMAN STORY, MY LITTLE STORY MATTE...

Narrator: Daniel Butler
Published: 10/03/2011
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Close Call

Close Call

by John McEvoy

Jack Doyle, examateur boxer and failed advertising account executive, returns to the world of thoroughbred horse racing when he is hired as publicity director for Monee Park, a struggling suburban Chicago track owned by heiress Celia McCann. McCann i...

Narrator: Tom Weiner
Published: 03/15/2008
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Sarah Plain and Tall

Sarah, Plain and Tall

by Patricia MacLachlan

"Did Mama sing every day?" Caleb asks his sister Anna."Every-single-day," she answers."Papa too."

Narrator: Glenn Close
Published: 11/18/2008
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Closer Home

Closer Home

by Kerry Anne King

When Lise Redding’s estranged sister, country-pop star Callie Redfern, is killed during a publicity stunt, the small-town music teacher is dragged from her quiet life into the spotlight.Lise hadn’t spoken with Callie in ten years, ever sin...

Narrator: Teri Clark Linden
Published: 03/22/2016
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Scary Close

Scary Close

by Donald Miller

After decades of failed relationships and painful drama, Donald Miller decided he’d had enough. Impressing people wasn’t helping him connect with anyone. He’d built a life of public isolation, yet he dreamed of meaningful relationshi...

Narrator: Webb Wilder
Published: 02/03/2015
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Too Close to Home

Too Close to Home

by Linwood Barclay

Linwood Barclay, critically acclaimed author of No Time for Goodbye, brings terror closer than ever before in a thriller where murder strikes in the place we feel safest of all. Promise Falls isn’t the kind of community where a family is shot to...

Narrator: Christopher Lane
Published: 09/30/2008
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