New eAudiobook Fiction in June

This month we have lots of great fiction new to Overdrive that will be perfect to get the blood pumping on a cold winter’s night. There’s plenty of action, intrigue, adventure and comedy, both modern and classic. You can learn how to get started on Overdrive here, or come in and talk to a librarian at an enquiries desk.

Overdrive cover Ink and Bone, by Lisa Unger (Audiobook)
“In this explosive psychological thriller, a young woman’s mysterious gift forces her into the middle of a dangerous investigation of a little girl’s disappearance. For as long as she can remember, Finley has been able to see into the future. She dreams about events before they occur and sees beyond the physical world, unconsciously using her power to make supernatural things happen. But Finley can’t control these powers—and there’s only one person who can help.” (Adapted from Overdrive description)

Overdrive cover Blood, Salt, Water, by Denise Mina (Audiobook)
“Alex Morrow investigates the dark underbelly of a seemingly peaceful seaside town. A wealthy businesswoman disappears from her Glasgow home without a trace, leaving her husband and children panicked but strangely resistant to questioning. Tracing the woman’s cell phone, police detective Alex Morrow discovers a call made from an unlikely location.A sleepy seaside community, Helensburgh is the last place you’d go looking for violence…” (Adapted from Overdrive description)

Overdrive cover The Life We Bury, by Allen Eskens (Audiobook)
“An ordinary writing assignment for a college English class brings Joe face-to-face with a dying Vietnam veteran, who is also a convicted murderer.” (Overdrive description)

Overdrive cover Kill Switch, by Jonathan Maberry (Audiobook)
“What do you do when the power goes off?A terrorist group has acquired one hundred E-bombs. Each bomb’s electromagnetic pulse is powerful enough to blow out all power and all technology from a major city. The terrorists plan to hit one hundred American cities in a campaign of destruction. Word has gotten out about the coming blackout and gangs, criminals and terrorist strike teams are poised to attack when the lights go out. Joe Ledger knows how to stop them.” (Adapted from Overdrive description)

Overdrive cover The Escape, by David Baldacci (Audiobook)
“David Baldacci is one of the world’s most popular, widely-read storytellers. In his blockbuster thriller Zero Day, readers met John Puller. A combat veteran and special agent with the US Army, Puller is the man they call to investigate the toughest crimes facing the nation. But all his training, all his experience, all his skills will not prepare him for his newest case, one that will force him to hunt down the most formidable and brilliant prey he has ever tracked: his own brother.” (Adapted from Overdrive description)

Overdrive cover Luna: New Moon, by Ian McDonald (Audiobook)
“The moon wants to kill you. Whether it’s being unable to pay your per diem for your allotted food, water, and air, or just getting caught up in a fight between the moon’s ruling corporations, the Five Dragons. You must fight for every inch you want to gain in the moon’s near-feudal society. And that is just what Adriana Corta did. As the leader of the moon’s newest “dragon,” Adriana has fought to earn her family’s new status. Now, if the Corta family is to survive, Adriana’s five children must defend their mother’s empire from her many enemies-and each other.” (Adapted from Overdrive description)

Overdrive cover The Four Last Things, by Timothy Hallinan (Audiobook)
“Simeon Grist knows LA inside and out—the sex, the seductions, every rip-off from City Hall to Venice. So when he’s hired by a Hollywood recording company to shadow one Sally Oldfield, suspected of embezzlement, Grist discovers she’s entangled in the Church of the Eternal Moment—a million-dollar religious scam. When Sally turns up dead, Simeon knows he’s become the next target of a very flesh-and-blood entity.” (Adapted from Overdrive description)

Overdrive cover Big Guns, by Jimmy Perry (Audiobook)
“Here are four more BBC Radio 4 episodes of Jimmy Perry and David Croft’s classic wartime comedy. Starring Arthur Lowe, John le Mesurier, Clive Dunn and Bill Pertwee: The episodes included on this volume are A Wilson – Manager (10.6.75), The Great White Hunter (27.4.76), Things that go Bump in the Night (11.5.76) and Big Guns (25.5.76).” (Overdrive description)

Overdrive cover 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, by Jules Verne (Audiobook) “French Professor Aronnax and his servant join the Abraham Lincoln, an American frigate, on a mission to find and destroy a “sea-unicorn of colossal dimensions”. The undersea monster is thought to be responsible for the disappearance of over 200 ships. When they encounter the “gigantic cetacean” it disables the Abraham Lincoln and knocks Professor Aronnax, his servant, and the hot-tempered harpooner, Ned Land overboard. The three must cling to the beast or drown.” (Adapted from Overdrive description)

Overdrive cover Kenobi, by John Jackson Miller (Audiobook)
Tatooine—a harsh desert world where farmers toil in the heat of two suns while trying to protect themselves and their loved ones from the marauding Tusken Raiders. Known to locals only as “Ben,” the robed stranger keeps to himself, shares nothing of his past, and goes to great pains to remain an outsider. But as tensions escalate between the farmers and a tribe of Sand People led by a ruthless war chief, Ben finds himself drawn into the fight, endangering the very mission that brought him to Tatooine.” (Adapted from Overdrive description)