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17 New and Popular Listen For Free Audiobooks in Kindle Unlimited – January 2022

These 17 Romance, Thriller, Fantasy, and Fiction titles have only just been released and are the most popular new Kindle Unlimited Listen for Free audiobooks in January 2022!

Many of these audiobooks already have thousands of high ratings on Amazon. They are really super popular audiobooks! And just to say it again, these audiobooks are all free to borrow for Kindle Unlimited US subscribers. You do not need to buy them or spend an Audible credit on them! Simply follow the links below to any books you find interesting and click “Read and Listen for Free” on Amazon. Then they will show up in your Kindle and Audible apps and you can download and enjoy. You don’t need an active Audible subscription either. Simply log into the Audible app with your Amazon email and password to get to your Kindle Unlimited audiobooks.

If you are new to Kindle Unlimited Listen for Free audiobooks and need more info, read up on it in my guide on how to listen to audiobooks with Kindle Unlimited.

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Romance: New Listen for Free Audiobooks

Read Between the Lines: A Novel

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Rachel Lacey (Author), Abby Craden (Narrator)
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This is a delightful, fresh new take on “You’ve Got Mail” and a beautiful Women Loving Women Romance, narrated by the amazing Abby Craden!

From award-winning author Rachel Lacey comes a playful romance about a Manhattan bookstore owner and a reclusive author who love to hate—and hate to love—each other. Books are Rosie Taft’s life. And ever since she took over her mother’s beloved Manhattan bookstore, they’ve become her home too. The only thing missing is her own real-life romance like the ones she loves to read about, and Rosie has an idea of who she might like to sweep her off her feet. She’s struck up a flirty online friendship with lesbian romance author Brie, and what could be more romantic than falling in love with her favorite author?

The One Night

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Meghan Quinn (Author), Teddy Hamilton (Narrator), Laurie West (Narrator)
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From USA Today best-selling author Meghan Quinn comes a romantic comedy novella about the magic and misadventures of a one-night stand. Recently divorced Cooper Chance knows he’s officially in a rut when his parents take him barhopping in the hope of resuscitating his love life. At first, he’s skeptical. How could a gritty dive bar possibly solve his problems? But then he runs into Nora McHale.

An Unexpected Distraction

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Catherine Bybee (Author), Lori Prince (Narrator), Joe Arden (Narrator)
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Family secrets and fresh romance collide in this heart-pounding Richter series installment by New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Catherine Bybee. Jacqueline “Jax” Simon knows how to expose secrets: she’s a skilled operative with MacBain Security and Solutions. When Jax hears her parents are divorcing, she races to London to find out why. She’s determined to learn the truth, especially when her investigation uncovers why her parents sent her to Richter, the German military school that made her a fighter.

Rushed: Adventures in Love, Book 1

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Aurora Rose Reynolds (Author), Avie Paige (Narrator), Aaron Shedlock (Narrator)
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New York Times and USA Today bestseller Aurora Rose Reynolds turns up the heat in this tale of new adventures, dangerous decisions, and undeniable attraction. Cybil is the queen of bad timing. First, her fiancé breaks up with her days before their wedding. Next, she’s stuck going on a couples retreat in the Montana wilderness alone. And worst of all, now she’s fighting a growing attraction to the wilderness retreat’s rugged owner, Tanner.

Related article: The Best Romance Audiobooks in Kindle Unlimited

Thriller and Mystery: New And Popular Audiobooks

At First Light: Dr. Evan Wilding, Book 1

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Barbara Nickless (Author), Tim Campbell (Narrator)
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Ritual murder. Archaic clues. A visionary killer. In this heart-stopping novel by the Wall Street Journal and Amazon Charts bestselling author of the Sydney Rose Parnell series, words can kill. On the muddy banks of the Calumet River, a body has been found posed next to a series of mysterious glyphs and bearing wounds from a ritualistic slaying. Chicago detective Addie Bisset knows only one man who can decipher the message left by the killer: her friend Dr. Evan Wilding.

Into the Sound

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Cara Reinard (Author), Kirsten Potter (Narrator)
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A terrified voice on the phone. The line goes dead. The mystery begins. During a superstorm, Holly Boswell receives a panicked call from her sister, Vivian: Come get me…There’s somebody coming. But when Holly arrives at a Long Island marina, there’s only her sister’s abandoned car. Vivian is gone. It’s all eerily familiar.

Count to Three

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T.R. Ragan (Author), Karen Peakes (Narrator)
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For a private investigator on the trail of a missing girl, every second counts in a gripping thriller by New York Times bestselling author T.R. Ragan. On her first day of kindergarten, five-year-old Tinsley disappeared without a trace… Five agonizing years later, her divorced mother, Dani Callahan, is a private investigator. She and Quinn Sullivan, a promising young assistant determined to prove herself, are devoted to helping others find missing loved ones. And for Dani, finding Tinsley is still a never-ending obsession.

Lonely Hearts

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Lisa Gray (Author), Amy Landon (Narrator)
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She found love on Death Row with her prison pen pal. She’s been missing ever since. Can Jessica Shaw track her down? A missing persons case should be pretty straightforward for private investigator Jessica Shaw. After all, it’s what she does best. But this latest case proves to be anything but straightforward.

Can’t Go Back

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Debra Webb (Author), Donna Postel (Narrator), Neil Hellegers (Narrator)
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The past and the present collide in the final installment of USA Today bestselling author Debra Webb’s Devlin & Falco series, threatening everything these two detectives care about. Birmingham detectives Kerri Devlin and Luke Falco arrive at the scene of a double homicide to discover that nothing makes sense. A woman and her child are dead, and though the husband says he killed them, the evidence says otherwise. Why would a man confess to unspeakable murders he didn’t commit?

Her Second Death: A Short Story (Bree Taggert)

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Melinda Leigh (Author), Christina Traister (Narrator)
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In this short-story prequel to the Bree Taggert series by #1 Amazon Charts and #1 Wall Street Journal bestselling author Melinda Leigh, a murder investigation yields parallels to the Philly detective’s own frightening past. When a man is shot in the head, Bree Taggert and her new partner, veteran detective Dana Romano, respond to the call. They break the news to the victim’s ex-wife and learn the estranged couple’s five-year-old daughter was supposed to have been with him.

Murder at St Anne’s: A Yorkshire Murder Mystery

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J. R. Ellis (Author), Michael Page (Narrator)
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Winter, snow, murder—and a centuries-dead suspect. In the chilly depths of a Yorkshire winter, a well-liked rector is found bludgeoned to death in her own church. With no sign of a murder weapon, local superstition quickly pins the blame on the ghost of a medieval monk believed to haunt the building…

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Science Fiction and Fantasy: New Listen for Free Audiobooks

Fated Blades

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Ilona Andrews (Author), Aaron Shedlock (Narrator)
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A USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestseller. An uneasy alliance between warring families gets heated in this otherworldly novella from bestselling author Ilona Andrews. At first glance, the planet Rada seems like a lush paradise. But the ruling families, all boasting genetically enhanced abilities, are in constant competition for power – and none more so than the Adlers and the Baenas. For generations, the powerful families have pushed and pulled each other in a dance for dominance. Until a catastrophic betrayal from within changes everything.

Innate Magic: The Marrowbone Spells, Book 1

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Shannon Fay (Author), Peter Kenny (Narrator)
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From debut author Shannon Fay comes the first novel in the enchanting Marrowbone Spells series featuring Paul Gallagher, a lower-class magician who aspires to high society through spells, wits, and irresistible charm. Delightfully cheeky, unquestionably charming, and sometimes maddeningly naive, cloth mage Paul Gallagher is desperately trying to make a name for himself in a reimagined postwar London. But in a world where magic is commonplace, sewing enchanted clothes is seen as little more than a frivolous distraction. Paul is hiding a secret, however: he possesses a powerful – and illegal – innate magic that could help him achieve his wildest dreams.

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Fiction: New and Popular Audiobooks

Three More Months: A Novel

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Sarah Echavarre (Author), Joy Regullano (Narrator)
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What if you woke up one day and the loved one you’d lost was suddenly, inexplicably alive again? Chloe Howard’s devotion to her job has come at a cost: spending time with the most important person in her life—her mother. Vowing to change, she plans a trip home. Sadly, hours before she arrives, her mother passes away, leaving Chloe without a goodbye and riddled with grief and regret. But maybe…maybe it’s not too late.

The Last Rose of Shanghai: A Novel

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Weina Dai Randel (Author), Josh Bloomberg (Narrator), Emily Woo Zeller (Narrator)
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In Japanese-occupied Shanghai, two people from different cultures are drawn together by fate and the freedom of music… 1940. Aiyi Shao is a young heiress and the owner of a formerly popular and glamorous Shanghai nightclub. Ernest Reismann is a penniless Jewish refugee driven out of Germany, an outsider searching for shelter in a city wary of strangers. He loses nearly all hope until he crosses paths with Aiyi. When she hires Ernest to play piano at her club, her defiance of custom causes a sensation.

Boy Underground: A Novel

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Catherine Ryan Hyde (Author), Dan Butler (Narrator)
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During WWII, a teenage boy finds his voice, the courage of his convictions, and friends for life in an emotional and uplifting novel by the New York Times and #1 Amazon Charts bestselling author. 1941. Steven Katz is the son of prosperous landowners in rural California. Although his parents don’t approve, he’s found true friends in Nick, Suki, and Ollie, sons of field workers. The group is inseparable. But Steven is in turmoil. He’s beginning to acknowledge that his feelings for Nick amount to more than friendship.

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The Sunshine Club

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Carolyn Brown (Author), Brittany Pressley (Narrator)
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Sisters of the heart play Cupid in New York Times bestselling author Carolyn Brown’s funny and heartwarming novel about friendship, family, and finding love. Gussie, Ina Mae, and Blanche have been best friends for more than sixty years. From their humble beginnings of founding the Sunshine Club when they were girls to becoming the matchmaking queens of Newton, Texas, these three were inseparable. When Blanche passes away, Gussie and Ina Mae feel the best way to honor their dearly departed is with a shot of whiskey, some good music, and making a match for Blanche’s niece, Sissy.

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2 thoughts on “17 New and Popular Listen For Free Audiobooks in Kindle Unlimited – January 2022”

  1. Kelly WILKINSON

    Love what you recommend through this site….Keep it going and I always look forward monthly to your recommendations.

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