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The Wife Between Us

The Wife Between Us

by Greer Hendricks

"Julia Whelan reads the novel in her low, pleasant voice, moving down a register to capture Richard's infuriating condescension and lightening slightly for the younger Emma. With its perfidious turns, this escapist entertainment is a fine example of t...

Narrator: Julia Whelan
Published: 01/09/2018
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The Zookeepers Wife

The Zookeepers Wife

by Diane Ackerman

Jan and Antonina Zabinski were Polish Christian zookeepers horrified by Nazi racism, who managed to save over three hundred people. Yet their story has fallen between the seams of history.Drawing on Antoninas diary and other historical sources, bestse...

Narrator: Suzanne Toren
Published: 01/01/2007
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American Wife

American Wife

by Taya Kyle

The widow of “American Sniper” Chris Kyle shares their private story: an unforgettable testament to the power of love and faith in the face of war and unimaginable loss--and a moving tribute to a man whose true heroism ran even deeper than...

Narrator: Taya Kyle
Published: 05/04/2015
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The Last Original Wife

The Last Original Wife

by Dorothea Benton Frank

Leslie Anne Greene Carter is The Last Original Wife among her husband Wesley's wildly successful,Atlanta social set. His cronies have all traded in the mothers of their children they promised to loveand cherish—'til death did them part—for...

Narrator: Robin Miles
Published: 06/11/2013
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The Wife

The Wife

by Alafair Burke

His ScandalHer SecretFrom New York Times bestselling author Alafair Burke, a stunning domestic thriller in the vein of Behind Closed Doors and The Woman in Cabin 10—in which a woman must make the impossible choice between defending her husband a...

Narrator: Xe Sands
Published: 01/23/2018
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Wife 22

Wife 22

by Melanie Gideon

For fans of Helen Fielding’s Bridget Jones’s Diary and Allison Pearson’s I Don’t Know How She Does It comes an irresistible novel of a woman losing herself . . . and finding herself again . . . in the middle of her life.Maybe i...

Narrator: Cassandra Campbell...
Published: 05/29/2012
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The Wife

The Wife

by Meg Wolitzer

Meg Wolitzer brings her characteristic wit and intelligence to a provocative story about the evolution of a marriage, the nature of partnership, the question of a male or female sensibility, and the place for an ambitious woman in a mans world. The m...

Narrator: Dawn Harvey
Published: 05/19/2015
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The 19th Wife

The 19th Wife

by David Ebershoff

Faith, I tell them, is a mystery, elusive to many, and never easy to explain.Sweeping and lyrical, spellbinding and unforgettable, David Ebershoff’s The 19th Wife combines epic historical fiction with a modern murder mystery to create a brillian...

Narrator: Kimberly Farr
Published: 08/05/2008
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The ExWife

The Ex-Wife

by Candice Dow

With her sizzling tales, fan-favorite author Candice Dow has carved a niche for herself in the romance genre. Radio host Ayana Blue has grown popular by doling out relationship advice - and she's created a career that affords her many of the finer thi...

Narrator: Krystal King
Published: 02/28/2013
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The Case of the MiddleAged Wife

The Case of the Middle-Aged Wife

by Agatha Christie

Maria Packington suspects her husband of having an affair. In an attempt to revitalise her marriage, she responds to an ad from Mr. Parker Pyne – who promises to provide solutions to unhappiness. Maria's life soon undergoes a rapid transformatio...

Narrator: Hugh Fraser
Published: 12/11/2012
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The Silent Wife

The Silent Wife

by A. S. A. Harrison

A chilling psychological thriller about a marriage, a way of life, and how far one woman will go to keep what is rightfully hers Jodi and Todd are at a bad place in their marriage. Much is at stake, including the affluent life they lead in their beau...

Narrator: Karen White and Do...
Published: 06/25/2013
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The Paris Wife

The Paris Wife

by Paula McLain

A deeply evocative story of ambition and betrayal, The Paris Wife captures a remarkable period of time and a love affair between two unforgettable people: Ernest Hemingway and his wife Hadley.Chicago, 1920: Hadley Richardson is a quiet twenty-eight-ye...

Narrator: Carrington MacDuff...
Published: 02/22/2011
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The Lost Wife

The Lost Wife

by Alyson Richman

A rapturous new novel of first love in a time of war-from the celebrated author of The Last Van Gogh. In pre-war Prague, the dreams of two young lovers are shattered when they are separated by the Nazi invasion. Then, decades later, thousands of miles...

Narrator: George Toren Guida...
Published: 02/09/2012
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Wife of the Gods

Wife of the Gods

by Kwei Quartey

A lyrical and captivating mystery that brings to life the majesty and charm of Ghana—from the capital city of Accra to a small community where long-buried secrets are about to rise to the surface.

Narrator: Simon Prebble
Published: 01/26/2010
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The River Wife

The River Wife

by Jonis Agee

From acclaimed novelist Jonis Agee, THE RIVER WIFE is a sweeping, panoramic story that ranges from the New Madrid earthquake of 1811 through the Civil War to the bootlegging days of the 1930s.When the earthquake brings Annie Lark’s Missouri hous...

Narrator: Cassandra Campbell...
Published: 07/17/2007
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The Pilots Wife

The Pilot's Wife

by Anita Shreve

Anita Shreve's hauntingly beautiful #1 bestseller and Oprah's Book Club selection about tragedy, grief, betrayal, and the 'impossibility of knowing another person.'As a pilot's wife, Kathryn has learned to expect both intense exhilaration and long per...

Narrator: Melanie Griffith
Published: 10/01/2013
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Wife Of Moon

Wife Of Moon

by Margaret Coel

In 1907, photographer Edward S. Curtis arrived at the Wind River Reservation, hoping to document the Arapaho way of life before it vanished altogether. To preserve the legacy of warriors in battle, Curtis staged an attack on a village, planning to cap...

The O'Malley series #10
Narrator: Stephanie Brush
Published: 05/15/2004
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Real Wifeys

Real Wifeys

by Meesha Mink

The coauthor of Desperate Hoodwives, Meesha Mink set out on her own with the street-fiction hit Real Wifeys: On the Grind. The series’ second installment, Get Money finds Harriet “Luscious” Jordan in serious need of scratch after her...

Real Wifeys #2
Narrator: Honey Jones
Published: 07/20/2012
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The Seal Wife

The Seal Wife

by Kathryn Harrison

A stunning and hypnotic novel by "a writer of extraordinary gifts" [Tobias Wolff], The Seal Wife tells the story of a young scientist and his consuming love for a woman known as Aleut. In 1915, Bigelow is sent to establish a weather observatory in Anc...

Narrator: Fred Stella
Published: 09/14/2004
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The Wife Trap

The Wife Trap

by Tracy Anne Warren

New York Times best-selling author Tracy Anne Warren is among the world’s most popular Regency romance novelists. She sweeps readers to the Irish countryside for this saucy tale of deception. When Lady Jeannette Brantford is banished from her fa...

Narrator: Bianca Amato
Published: 11/16/2010
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The Love Wife

The Love Wife

by Gish Jen

From the massively talented Gish Jen comes a barbed, moving, and stylistically dazzling new novel about the elusive nature of kinship. The Wongs describe themselves as a "half half" family, but the actual fractions are more complicated, given Carnegie...

Narrator: Linda Stephens
Published: 09/08/2004
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The Tigers Wife

The Tiger's Wife

by TA©a ObrehtA ...

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Wall Street Journal • O: The Oprah Magazine • The Economist • Vogue • Slate • Chicago Tribune • The Seattle ...

Narrator: Susan Duerden
Published: 03/08/2011
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The Shadow Wife

The Shadow Wife

by Diane Chamberlain

When her best friend, Mara, is left severely brain damaged after giving birth, Joelle D'Angelo finds solace in Mara's husband. As their attraction for each other grows, Joelle, driven by guilt, searches for a legendary healer to save her friend.

Narrator: Arika Rapson
Published: 02/02/2016
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The Wifes Tale

The Wife's Tale

by Lori Lansens

On the eve of their silver anniversary, Mary Gooch is waiting for her husband, Jimmy — still every inch the handsome star athlete he was in high school — to come home. As night turns to day, it becomes frighteningly clear to Mary that he i...

Narrator: Justine Eyre
Published: 02/10/2010
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The After Wife

The After Wife

by Gigi Levangie Grazer

Gigi Levangie Grazer, the New York Times bestselling author of The Starter Wife, returns with a hilarious and spirited tale of love—both lost and found.   L.A. is no place for widows. This is what forty-four-year-old Hannah Bernal quickly d...

Narrator: Kathe Mazur
Published: 07/10/2012
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The Trophy Wife

The Trophy Wife

by Ashley & JaQuavis

Love, lies, adultery, and death. Ashley and JaQuavis introduce readers to London, a beautiful immigrant from Trinidad. She was given to her husband by her father in order to settle a debt. Standing by her husbands side to make him the envy of his ass...

Narrator: iiKane
Published: 06/13/2017
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Ahabs Wife

Ahab's Wife

by Sena Jeter Naslund

This is destined to be remembered as one of the most-recognized first sentences in literature -- along with "Call me Ishmael." And Una Spenser, the transcendent hero at the center of Ahab's Wife may well become every bit as memorable as Ahab.Inspired ...

Narrator: Maryann Plunkett
Published: 10/01/1999
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The Good Wife

The Good Wife

by Stewart O'Nan

On a clear winter night in upstate New York, two young men break into a house they believe is empty. It isn’t, and within minutes an old woman is dead and the house is in flames. Soon after, the men are caught by the police. Across the county, a...

Narrator: Laural Merlington
Published: 03/23/2005
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WifeWooing

Wife-Wooing

by John Updike

The Maples Stories consists of eighteen classic stories from across John Updikes career, forming a luminous chronicle of the life and times of one marriage in all its rich emotional complexity. In 1956, Updike published the story Snowing in Greenwich ...

Narrator: Peter Van Norden
Published: 07/01/2014
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The Stone Wife

The Stone Wife

by Peter Lovesey

At an auction house in Bath, England, a large slab of carved stone is up for sale. At the height of what turns into very competitive bidding, there is a holdup attempt by three masked raiders who are trying to steal the stone. They shoot and kill the ...

The Inspector Peter Diamond Investigations #14
Narrator: Simon Prebble
Published: 09/16/2014
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The First Wife

The First Wife

by Erica Spindler

As a child, Bailey Browne dreamed of a knight in shining armor swooping in to rescue her and her mother. As she grows older, those dreams transform, becoming ones of a mysterious stranger who will sweep her off her feet and whisk her away from her ord...

Narrator: Tavia Gilbert
Published: 02/10/2015
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The Spare Wife

The Spare Wife

by Alex Witchel

Ponce Morris is a beautiful, rich widow who’s been dubbed “the spare wife” because she’s the perfect companion to the wealthy, powerful couples she socializes with. She’ll go to sports events with the husbands and throw e...

Narrator: Laural Merlington
Published: 02/05/2008
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The Liars Wife

The Liar's Wife

by Mary Gordon

The beloved author at her storytelling best: four wonderful novellas of Americans abroad and Europeans in America.In these absorbing and exquisitely made novellas of relationships at home and abroad, both historical and contemporary, we meet the feroc...

Narrator: Nick Podehl
Published: 08/05/2014
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The Rebel Wife

The Rebel Wife

by Taylor M. Polites

In this dazzling debut, Taylor M. Polites crafts a Southern gothic novel that mines classic literary archetypes while shaping them in new ways. Set in Reconstruction-era Alabama, The Rebel Wife opens with Augusta Branson losing her husband to a terrib...

Narrator: Johanna Parker
Published: 02/02/2012
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The Pocket Wife

The Pocket Wife

by Susan Crawford

A stylish psychological thriller with the compelling intrigue of The Silent Wife and Turn of Mind and the white-knuckle pacing of Before I Go to Sleep—in which a woman suffering from bipolar disorder cannot remember if she murdered her friend.Da...

Narrator: Cassandra Campbell...
Published: 03/17/2015
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Real Wifeys

Real Wifeys

by Meesha Mink

This is the first installment of a fierce new series by the coauthor of Desperate Hoodwives, featuring an intimate look at the scandalous life of a wifey who uses her sex appeal and street smarts to make it big. In the hood, every day is about strugg...

Narrator: Honey Jones
Published: 01/11/2011
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The Crane Wife

The Crane Wife

by Patrick Ness

A magical novel, based on a Japanese folk tale, that imagines how the life of a broken-hearted man is transformed when he rescues an injured white crane that has landed in his backyard.George Duncan is an American living and working in London.  A...

Narrator: Jamie Glover
Published: 01/23/2014
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A Young Wife

A Young Wife

by Pam Lewis

A Young Wife follows the unforgettable journey of Minke Van Aisma across three continents - from a life of opulence in Amsterdam during the 1900s, to rough living on the Argentine coast, to fighting poverty as an immigrant in New York City. She is for...

Narrator: Carrington MacDuff...
Published: 06/14/2011
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Real Wifeys

Real Wifeys

by Meesha Mink

Best-selling street lit author Meesha Mink closes out the Real Wifeys series with Hustle Hard. "Suga" Alvarez cares about two things: making money and loving Dane. But when the Feds bust Dane for loan sharking, Suga must decide if she's going to stand...

Real Wifeys #3
Narrator: Honey Jones
Published: 06/03/2013
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Noahs Wife

Noahs Wife

by Lindsay Starck

In the tradition of Daniel Wallaces Big Fish and Eowyn Iveys The Snow Child comes a gorgeously written, brilliantly introspective, fable-like novel reimagining Noahs Ark for our modern times. When young minister Noah and his dutiful wife arrive at th...

Narrator: Kirsten Potter
Published: 01/26/2016
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The Bakers Wife

The Baker's Wife

by Erin Healy

Before Audrey was the baker's wife, she was the pastor's wife. Then a scandalous lie cost her husband a pastoral career. Now the two work side-by-side running a bakery, serving coffee, and baking fresh bread. But the hurt still pulls at Audrey. Drivin...

Narrator: Nan Gurley
Published: 10/03/2011
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Yankee Wife

Yankee Wife

by Linda Lael Miller

When a pretty spitfire who's down on her luck clashes with a stubborn man in search of a wife, sparks must turn to flames.... A year after the Civil War, courageous former Union nurse Lydia McQuire was gamely scraping out an honest living. But now, as...

Quade #1
Narrator: Pilar Witherspoon
Published: 08/04/2017
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The Second Wife

The Second Wife

by Kishan Paul

Kishan Paul presents Book 1 in her Second Wife series.

Second Wife #1
Narrator: Shiromi Arserio
Published: 11/21/2017
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Judahs Wife

Judah's Wife

by Angela Hunt

The miraculous story of the Maccabees told through the eyes of a woman who learns that love requires both courage and sacrifice. Seeking safety after a hard childhood, Leah marries a strong and gentle man of the nation of Judah. But when the ruler of ...

Silent Years
Narrator: Rachel Botchan
Published: 01/02/2018
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The Judges Wife

The Judge's Wife

by Ann O'Loughlin

*Shortlisted for a 2017 RoNA Award*The poignant, emotional story of three women, an adulterous affair, and one great love that changes their lives forever.With her whole life ahead of her, beautiful young Grace’s world changes forever when she&#...

Narrator: Alana Kerr Collins...
Published: 02/06/2018
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The Wifes Tale

The Wife's Tale

by Aida Edemariam

In this indelible memoir that recalls the life of her remarkable ninety-five-year old grandmother, Guardian journalist Aida Edemariam tells the story of modern Ethiopia—a nation that would undergo a tumultuous transformation from feudalism to mo...

Narrator: Adjoa Andoh
Published: 03/20/2018
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The Dutch Wife

The Dutch Wife

by Eric McCormack

Rachel, the mother of the aging professor Thomas Vanderlinden, shared her life with two men. Both went by the name of Rowland Vanderlinden. The first husband went abroad and never returned. The second, whom Rachel also unquestioningly accepted as her ...

Narrator: Robert Ian Mackenz...
Published: 02/09/2018
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The Surrendered Wife

The Surrendered Wife

by Laura Doyle

This controversial approach to marriage has transformed thousands of relationships, bringing women romance, harmony, and the intimacy they crave. Like millions of women, Laura Doyle wanted her marriage to be better. But when she tried to get her husb...

Narrator: Laura Doyle
Published: 04/01/2001
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The Pretend Wife

The Pretend Wife

by Bridget Asher

For Gwen Merchant, love has always been doled out in little packetsfrom her father, who buried himself in work after her mothers death, and from her husband, Peter, whos always been respectable and safe. But then an old college boyfriend, the irrepres...

Narrator: Carrington MacDuff...
Published: 06/23/2009
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The Spinster Wife

The Spinster Wife

by Christina McKenna

In this suspenseful novel, bestselling author Christina McKenna questions whether anyone can ever truly be free of the darkness within us all.Rita-Mae has lived in fear for as long as she can remember. Fear of being alone, fear of her past and, above ...

Narrator: Alana Kerr Collins...
Published: 10/12/2017
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