4 audiobooks with a sense of place

From N.J. to Japan, here are four stories rich in ambience.

1. "Hounded: An Andy Carpenter Mystery," by David Rosenfelt

(Read by Grover Gardner, Listen & Live Audio, 6 CDs, 7 hours)
You can start this fun and funny series anywhere. In “Hounded,” Andy Carpenter, a smart and smart-mouthed New Jersey lawyer, is defending a policeman buddy accused of murder – even as he cares for the victim’s son. Grover Gardner, a favorite narrator, has a gravelly, interesting voice and knows how to nail a sarcastic remark. Grade: A–

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