Long drives to the beach, transatlantic flights…it’s vacation season, and traveling is in full swing. What better way to start off your week of escapism by getting lost in an audiobook during that never-ending train ride? Whether you’re craving a delicious beach read or dying for something supernatural, these stellar narrations will transport you to another world for a few hours. And don’t sweat it if you’re staycation-ing this year; this summer, the stories in audio feature clever heroines, emotional rollercoasters, and plenty of guilty pleasures that you can enjoy in your own home.
The American Heiress by Daisy Goodwin, narrated by Katherine Kellgren
Debut author Daisy Goodwin presents the compelling story of a beautiful, naive young American heiress at the turn of the twentieth century who is ill-prepared for aristocratic decadence when she marries an English duke.
Summer Rental by Mary Kay Andrews, narrated by Isabel Keating
Mary Kay Andrews, the New York Times bestselling author of The Fixer Upper, delivers a story filled with her trademark warmth and humor: four women, a month at the beach, and the healing power of friendship and second chances.
Always Something There to Remind Me by Beth Harbison, narrated by Orlagh Cassidy
Beth Harbison’s most poignant audiobook yet follows a woman on the verge of her engagement who becomes obsessed with her first love from more than two decades ago.
Second Grave on the Left by Darynda Jones, narrated by Lorelai King
Charley Davidson, Grim Reaper Extraordinaire, is back in this sexy, suspenseful tale of supernatural shenanigans.
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