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Books on CD with a Holiday Theme

Looking for some non-traditional seasonal listening? There's something on our holiday book on CD list for everyone - contemporary fiction, classics, mysteries, romances, humor, and more!

The Handmaid and the Carpenter Berg, Elizabeth
The Handmaid and the Carpenter
Journeying back to the dawn of Christianity to focus on the blossoming relationship of Joseph, a serious-minded young carpenter and Mary, young, strong, and inquisitive, listeners are transported to Nazareth in biblical times to reimagine the events of the classic Christmas story.
All Through the Night Brockmann, Suzanne
All Through the Night: a Troubleshooter Christmas
An insane celebrity stalker believes Jules, Robin and their mutual ex, Adam, need to be eliminated.
The Christmas Quilt Chiaverini, Jennifer
The Christmas Quilt
When Christmas Eve comes to Elm Creek Manor, the tenor of the holiday is far from certain. Sylvia Bergstrom Compson, the Master Quilter, has her own reasons for preferring a quiet, even subdued, Christmas. Her young friend Sarah McClure, however, takes the opposite view and decides to deck the halls brightly. As she explores the trunks packed with Bergstrom family decorations that haven't been touched in more than fifty years, Sarah discovers a curious Christmas quilt.
The New Year's Quilt Chiaverini, Jennifer
The New Year's Quilt
Silvia Bergstrom Compson and Andrew Cooper are now married, but Andrew's daughter Amy has withheld her blessing. Hoping to win Amy over, Silvia journeys to Amy's home, bringing along a quilt that expresses the holiday traditions of Elm Creek Manor.
Santa Cruise Clark, Mary Higgins
Santa Cruise: a Holiday Mystery at Sea
Lottery winner turned amateur sleuth Alvirah Meehan and recently married private detective Regan Reilly, along with their husbands, are guests on the Royal Mermaid's maiden voyage, dubbed the Santa Cruise. The cruise is Commodore Randolph Weed's gift to a select group of people who made the world a better place in the last year. What he doesn't know is that his greedy nephew Eric has made a secret $2 million deal to smuggle two escaped felons on board. As the Royal Mermaid navigates through troubled waters, Alvirah and Regan uncover clues that lead them to the dangerous men who were not on the original guest list.
Sweet Revenge Davidson, Diane Mott
Sweet Revenge
Goldy Schulz is thrilled to be catering a holiday breakfast feast for the staff of the Aspen Meadow Library. But little does she know that on the menu, alongside the Great Expectations Grapefruit, Chuzzlewit Cheese Pie and Bleak House Bars, is a large helping of murder.
A Christmas Carol Dickens, Charles
A Christmas Carol
Scrooge, the miser, is reformed when visited on Christmas Eve by the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future. Performed by Jonathan Winters
Dickens, Charles
A Christmas Carol
The miser, Ebenezer Scrooge, learns the true meaning of Christmas when ghostly visitors review his past and foretell his future. (Narrated by Frank Muller.)
Finding Noel Evans, Richard Paul
Finding Noel
Mark Smart thinks he's hit rock bottom when his car breaks down one snowy evening. Stumbling to a nearby coffee house, he meets Macy, a young woman he connects with immediately. She gives him a ride home and the pair forge a deep friendship, swapping life stories. Mark's mother recently passed away while Macy, who was abandoned by her parents at the age of seven, longs to find her younger sister.
The Gift Evans, Richard Paul
The Gift
An uplifting tale of hope and faith celebrates the joy of the holiday season and follows a theme of the redemptive power of love.
A Redbird Christmas Flagg, Fannie
A Redbird Christmas
A holiday story about a remote small town, where something unusual happens on Christmas morning.
The Abortionist's Daughter Hyde, Elisabeth
The Abortionist's Daughter
Two weeks before Christmas, outspoken abortion doctor Diana Duprey is found dead in the pool of her Colorado home. A national figure, Diana inspired passion and ignited tempers, never more so than on the day of her death. She fought with both her husband and daughter that day, and she had a running battle with the Rev. Stephen O'Connell, founder of the town's pro-life coalition.
The Delaney Christmas Carol Johansen, Iris
The Delaney Christmas Carol
This trio of exquisitely crafted, richly romantic tales is filled with passion, drama, and a touch of magic. The tales are about the lives and loves of one unforgettable family and the enchanted heirloom that links one generation to the next.
Dedication Kraus, Nicola
Dedication
Kate Hollis's boyfriend left town, without a word to anyone, hours before her senior prom. Within months, he became one of the biggest recording stars on the planet, and every song he's famous for is about her. Thirteen years later she gets a call that he has finally landed back in her hometown for an MTV special two days before Christmas. What will she do when she finally confronts him?
Blood from a Stone Leon, Donna
Blood from a Stone: a Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery
When an illegal immigrant street vendor is killed on a cold Venetian night shortly before Christmas, Commissario Guido Brunetti is called upon to do the investigation.
Christmas Letters Macomber, Debbie
Christmas Letters
Katherine O'Connor writes Christmas letters for other people. Dr. Wynn Jefferies is a renowned child psychologist to whom Christmas means lies and deception. Although they disagree about practically everything, they discover that love means accepting your differences.
The Stupidest Angel Moore, Christopher
The Stupidest Angel
Little Joshua Barker is sure that he saw Santa take a shovel to the head, and now the seven-year-old prays for Santa to come back from the dead. There's an angel waiting in the wings, but he's botched his sacred mission and sent the residents of Pine Cove headlong into Christmas chaos.
The Gentle Axe Morris, R. N.
The Gentle Axe
Just before Christmas, in St. Petersburg, Russia, in 1867, police investigator Porfiry Petrovich faces his most challenging murder case.
O'Nan, Stewart
Last Night at the Lobster
Managing a failed seafood restaurant in a run-down New England mall just before Christmas, Manny DeLeon coordinates a challenging final shift of mutinous staff members, an effort that is complicated by his love for a waitress, a pregnant girlfriend, and an elusive holiday gift.
Perry, Anne
A Christmas Beginning
Superintendent Runcorn is feeling rather lonely during his holiday on the remote, snowy island of Anglesey, off the north coast of Wales. When the sister of the local vicar is discovered murdered in her brother's churchyard, Runcorn is called into action. Investigating the crime with the assistance of the beautiful Melisande gives him the opportunity he needs to spend time with an upper class woman who normally wouldn't give him the time of day.
Holidays on Ice Sedaris, David
Holidays on Ice
A collection of Christmas stories.
The House on Hope Street Steel, Danielle
The House on Hope Street
After the sudden, tragic death of her husband on Christmas morning, Liz Sutherland must learn to be strong for her five children. As each holiday comes, she learns to reflect on the little blessings that give her strength.
A Child's Christmas in Wales Thomas, Dylan
A Child's Christmas in Wales
A Welsh poet recalls the celebration of Christmas in Wales and the feelings it evoked in him as a child.