A Question of Blood, by Ian Rankin; Little, Brown, and Company, 2003. An Inspector Rebus mystery.
The Glasswright's Apprentice, by Mindy L. Klasky; ROC, 2000.
Crashlander, by Larry Niven, 1994. Books on Tape, 1998. Larry Niven's science fiction is just plain fun to read, or listen to in this case.
Random musings on books, code, and tabletop games.