May is an exciting month for Audible listeners, with a lineup of titles that you’ll want to put on your wish list. A taste of what’s coming: A nail-biter from Audible’s breakthrough crime author of 2018, the true story of one of the most privileged figures of the Gilded Age, and a memoir that explores the troubled waters of a family’s rise and fall from grace. Get ready for an exciting month of listening to great stories!
An American Princess: The Many Lives of Allene Tew by Annejet van der Zijl and Michele Hutchison
Allene Tew was born to a pioneering family in upstate New York in the late 1800s. At 18, she met and married Tod Hostetter, heir to one of the wealthiest families in America. Twelve years later, she was a widow, and went on to marry four other men. Readers will love this captivating true story of triumph, tragedy and the pursuit of the American Dream.
War Storm by Victoria Aveyard
The pursuit of victory nearly destroyed Mare Barrow. Now, as the Red Queen series comes to a thrilling close, nothing will stop her as she seeks independence once and for all for Reds and newbloods like her. Knowing she can’t do it alone, Mare must put her personal heartbreaks – and obsessions – aside, and keep her eye on victory.
When Never Comes by Barbara Davis
Christy-Lynn’s upbringing was hard and unpredictable. So when she married bestselling crime novelist, Stephen Ludlow, he was her refuge. Everything changed the day his body was pulled from the icy waters of Echo Bay, along with that of a mysterious blonde woman. The high profile case soon revealed that Stephen and his mistress had a child together, news that left Christy-Lynn’s life reeling out of control. Desperate for answers, she’s left alone to pick up the pieces while searching for forgiveness and love.
That Kind of Mother by Rumaan Alam
Rebecca was an overwhelmed new mother, desperate to find a balance in her new norm. Then her son’s nanny, Priscilla, miraculously came into her life, and everything seemed to fall into place. Until the unthinkable happened – Priscilla died unexpectedly in childbirth. As Rebecca steps forward to adopt the baby, she’s forced to navigate life with two beloved children whom the world does not view as equals.
Legendary: A Caraval Novel by Stephanie Garber
Bestselling author Stephanie Garber returns readers to the magical world of Caraval, where Donatella Dragna must face her past. She made a very dangerous bargain to save her sister, and now it is time to come through with her end of the deal. The stakes are higher than ever as she throws herself into the legendary competition, where a murderous heir to the throne awaits, as does a web of secrets… including her sister’s.
Their Lost Daughters by Joy Ellis
A teenage girl is found wandering, delirious, claiming to have been drugged. Not far away, the body of another girl washes up on a beach. DI Rowan Jackman and DS Marie Evans are on the case, and they’re very much aware that the shocking disappearance of a young girl 10 years ago in this same area remains an open case. Are the crimes linked? The pressure is on to find out and bring justice to this otherwise quiet farming community.
Monsoon Mansion: A Memoir by Cinelle Barnes
When Cinelle’s family moved into Mansion Royale, a stately 10-bedroom home in the Philippines, it was as if she was living in a fairy tale. But when a devastating monsoon hit, it signaled ruin like she never imagined. Her father left, and her mother’s tyrannical lover took over the household. Stuck in a tangled web of betrayal, Barnes’s harrowing coming-of-age memoir reveals the strength we don’t know we have until we are forced to use it.
The High Tide Club by Mary Kay Andrews
Brooke Trappnell is a small-town attorney, mysteriously enlisted by 99-year-old heiress Josephine Warrick to handle legal matters concerning her 20,000-acre barrier island home. But as Josephine spins a tale of old friendships, dark secrets, betrayal, and an unsolved murder, Brooke realizes she’s been hired to fulfill a dying woman’s wish for truth and closure.
The Cast by Danielle Steel
Kait Whittier is a magazine columnist, adored by fans across the country. When a chance meeting with TV producer, Zack Winter, propels her into the fast-paced world of actors and industry pros, Kait moves swiftly to strategically assemble the perfect cast for her new series. Things come to an abrupt stop as she’s forced to confront her greatest challenge of motherhood, and must find the courage to persevere in life’s drama of heartbreak and joy.
Kick Ass with Mel Robbins: Life-changing Advice from the author of “The 5 Second Rule” by Mel Robbins
Author Mel Robbins delivers the kind of no-nonsense life and business advice you won’t hear anywhere else, through private coaching sessions presented in a talk-show format. As she interviews and coaches everyday people in their pursuits of improved relationships, healthier selves, and more productive habits, readers will be empowered by her methods and inspired by her transformative tools.