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Falco: The Complete BBC Radio Collection

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Full-cast BBC Radio 4 dramatisations of the first five Falco novels by Lindsey Davis, starring Anton Lesser as Marcus Didius Falco. The Silver Pigs:  One fine day, AD 70, Sosia Camillina quite literally runs into Marcus Didius Falco on the steps of the Forum. It seems Sosia is on the run from a couple of street toughs, and after a quick and dirty rescue, PI Falco wants to know why. Hoping for future favours from Sosia's powerful uncle, Falco embarks on an intricate case of smuggling, murder, and treason that reaches into the palace itself. Shadows in Bronze:  Rome, AD 71. Against his better judgment, Marcus Didius Falco secretly disposes of a decayed corpse for the Emperor Vespasian, then heads for the beautiful Bay of Naples with his friend Petronius. But this will be no holiday: they have been sent to investigate the murderous members of a failed coup, now sunning themselves in luxurious villas and on fancy yachts in Neapolis, Capreae, and Pompeii.  Venus in Copper:  A small accounting error has left Marcus Didius Falco sharing a cell with a large rat. But the Roman Empire's most hard-done-by investigator is finally bailed out and promptly accepts a commission to help a family of freed slaves fend off a professional bribe.... The Iron Hand of Mars:  Falco is dispatched to one of the most hostile parts of the empire to deliver a new standard, an iron hand, to one of the legions. Germania is cold, wet, dismal and full of dark forests inhabited by bloodthirsty barbarians, but Falco has an even bigger problem to worry about: he has forgotten Helena Justina's birthday, and she is being pursued by the Emperor's son Titus Caesar.  Poseidon’s Gold:  Returning to Rome after his mission to Germania, Falco finds that his mother is being harassed by a centurion named Censorinus, who says he is chasing a debt owed to him by Falco's late brother, Festus. When Falco refuses to cough up the money, he and Censorinus end up fighting...and later, the centurion turns up dead. Under suspicion of murder, Falco must confront his past and uncover his brother's secrets before he can clear his name and solve the mystery. These funny and fast-moving adaptations are a treat for all Falco fans. Cast:    Falco...Anton Lesser    Helena...Fritha Goodey/Anna Madeley    Petronius...Ben Crowe    Ma...Frances Jeater    Pa...Trevor Peacock    Vespasian...Michael Tudor Barnes    Titus...Jonathan Keeble Dramatised by Mary Cutler    Directed by Peter Leslie Wild Audio updated as of February 2020. 

©2018 BBC Worldwide Ltd (P)2018 BBC Worldwide Ltd

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Seventh Heaven

3 ratings

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Nora Silk doesn't really fit in on Hemlock Street, where everyhouse looks the same. She's divorced. She wears a charm bracelet and high heels and red toreador pants. And the way she raises her kids is a scandal. But as time passes, the neighbors start having second thoughts about Nora. The women's apprehension evolves into admiration. The men's lust evolves into awe. The children are drawn to her in ways they can't explain. And everyone on this little street in 1959 Long Island seems to sense the possibilities and perils of a different kind of future when they look at Nora Silk. This extraordinary novel by the author of TheRiver King and Local Girls takes us back to a time when the exotic both terrified and intrigued us, and despite our most desperate attempts, our passions and secrets remained as stubbornly alive asthe weeds in our well-trimmed lawns.

©1990 Alice Hoffman (P)2014 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
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The Death of Vivek Oji

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Instant New York Times Best Seller A New York Times Editor’s Choice Long-Listed for the Dylan Thomas Prize "Electrifying." (O: The Oprah Magazine)  Named a Best Book of the Year by The New York Times, The Washington Post, NPR, USA Today, Vanity Fair, Elle, Harper's Bazaar, Marie Claire, Shondaland, Teen Vogue, Vulture, Lit Hub, Bustle, Electric Literature, and BookPage  What does it mean for a family to lose a child they never really knew? One afternoon, in a town in Southeastern Nigeria, a mother opens her front door to discover her son's body, wrapped in colorful fabric, at her feet. What follows is the tumultuous, heart-wrenching story of one family’s struggle to understand a child whose spirit is both gentle and mysterious. Raised by a distant father and an understanding but overprotective mother, Vivek suffers disorienting blackouts, moments of disconnection between self and surroundings. As adolescence gives way to adulthood, Vivek finds solace in friendships with the warm, boisterous daughters of the Nigerwives, foreign-born women married to Nigerian men. But Vivek’s closest bond is with Osita, the worldly, high-spirited cousin whose teasing confidence masks a guarded private life. As their relationship deepens - and Osita struggles to understand Vivek’s escalating crisis - the mystery gives way to a heart-stopping act of violence in a moment of exhilarating freedom.  Propulsively listenable, teeming with unforgettable characters, The Death of Vivek Oji is a novel of family and friendship that challenges expectations - a dramatic story of loss and transcendence that will move every listener.

©2020 Akwaeke Emezi (P)2020 Penguin Audio

Length: 7 hrs and 38 mins
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The Heroic Villain 2

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After conquering all of Hesse, creating a devilish new dungeon, and establishing himself as the villain that everyone loves to hate, Lucas decides to continue his quest to create new content by taking over as a dungeon master on the mainland. Unlike the dominant force on the island he left behind, however, the once-mighty Imperium only controls a single capital city in a rapidly shrinking territory, leaving a group of scheming nobles to bicker among themselves and fight over scraps of land. Seen as an upstart and rabble-rouser, Lucas is instantly shunned and must struggle to find somewhere to begin building his new base. Now, after declaring himself the enemy of every man in the city, and with every player in the region hunting his head to claim the bounty placed there, Lucas has to decide which allies he can trust as he fights to stay alive long enough to establish a new lair and gain a foothold in a hostile land. Introducing new monsters, a curious new group member, and flashy new spells, this gamelit litRPG adventure follows Lucas as he writes his own story as the greatest villain the game world has ever known. "Another amazing chapter of the Heroic Villain story from Charles Dean. An enthralling story by an author who just keeps hitting homeruns!" (Dave Willmarth, writer of the Greystone Chronicles) This book is brought to you from the author of the litRPG series War Aeternus, The Bathrobe Knight, and The Merchant of Tiqpa.

©2019 Charles Dean (P)2019 Charles Dean

Length: 14 hrs and 15 mins
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Ulysse from Bagdad [French Version]

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"Je m'appelle Saad Saad, ce qui signifie en arabe Espoir Espoir et en anglais Triste Triste." Fuyant Bagdad et son chaos, le jeune Saad souhaite rejoindre l'Europe, mais passer les frontières s'avère complexe, sinon impossible... Son périple dans notre monde contemporain n'est pas sans rappeler celui d'Ulysse, le premier des voyageurs, à cette différence qu'aujourd'hui les Sirènes se sont métamorphosées en rockeuses, le Cyclope en fonctionnaire des Nations Unies. Et les obstacles qu'ils affrontent ne sont pas les dieux mais des hommes. D'une plume malicieuse, mêlant humour et humanisme, Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt nous raconte l'odyssée de ces hommes qu'on appelle "clandestins".

©2008 Ouvrage publié aux Editions Albin Michel et (P)200 8

Length: 7 hrs and 7 mins
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Rescate Gris [Gray Rescue]

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Puerto Deseado, Patagonia Argentina, 1991. Raúl necesita dos trabajos para llegar a fin de mes. Cuando apaga el despertador para ir al primero de ellos, sabe que algo va mal. Su pequeño pueblo ha amanecido cubierto por la ceniza de un volcán y Graciela, su mujer, no está en casa. Todo parece indicar que Graciela se ha ido por voluntad propia... hasta que llega la llamada de los secuestradores. Las instrucciones son claras: si quiere volver a verla, tiene que devolver el millón y medio de dólares que robó. El problema es que Raúl no robó nada. No te pierdas este thriller psicológico ambientado en una de las épocas más convulsas e inolvidables de la historia de la Patagonia: los días de la erupción del volcán Hudson. Please note: This audiobook is in Spanish.

©2018 Cristian Perfumo (P)2019 Audible, Inc.

Length: 6 hrs and 17 mins
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NIARA: In One Summer a Young Girl Could Lose It All....

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Book 1 of The Urban Girl Series The world of 16-year-old Niara Saunders just reached maximum overload. If one more family secret revealed itself, she just might scream. How much reality could one girl take? She wasn't starring in her own teen documentary where drama guaranteed high ratings and unlimited Access Hollywood exposure. This was her life and it had been very ordinary until recently - bad things just didn’t happen to her. She listened to her elders. She avoided the catastrophes of peer-pressure. And, the only boy she’d ever kissed had been in her first grade class.  Niara planned to continue living that life, but then things changed.... NIARA, is a coming of age story set in the inner city of Philadelphia. It is a young adult novel written in a playful manner. It is a must-listen for teenage girls and boys.

©2000 Elizabeth Griffin (P)2019 Elizabeth Griffin

Length: 5 hrs and 31 mins
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The Temporary Mistress

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Marla Kensington is a young, attractive comedian with the ability to make people laugh. It's her gift - her talent. But, what does she do when she meets a man - a man who cannot even see the simple humor in a funny joke - who refuses to smile?  Beau Brenton is a recent widower who has very little reason to laugh. His wife died unexpectedly, and now he is raising their infant son. Every morning is a struggle for the strikingly handsome father. And, every day brings him closer to the reality that he is all alone. How is he suppose to cope without a wife? What does he know about taking care of a baby? And, when will the pain go away? Beau Brenton is lost and confused. His heart has been broken, and his mind is numb until he encounters a bold, beautiful woman telling jokes on a street corner. 

©2016 Elizabeth Griffin (P)2019 Elizabeth Griffin

Narrator: Hugh Bradley
Length: 5 hrs and 52 mins
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A Girl Like Her

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Everyone has secrets. He wants all of hers. Meet the man next door.... After years of military service, Evan Miller wants a quiet life. The small town of Ravenswood seems perfect - until he stumbles upon a vicious web of lies with his new neighbor at its center. Ruth Kabbah is rude, awkward, and - according to everyone in town - bad news. Thing is, no one will tell Evan why. Does she perform ritual sacrifices? Howl at the moon? Pour the milk before the tea? He has no clue. But he desperately wants to find out. Because Ruth doesn’t seem evil to him; she seems lonely. And funny, and clumsy, and secretly quite sweet, and really f--king beautiful.... The more Evan’s isolated, eccentric neighbor pushes him away, the more he wants her. Her - and all her secrets. Because there’s no way a girl like Ruth truly deserves the town’s scorn. Is there?

©2018 Nixon House (P)2018 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Rupert Channing
Length: 7 hrs and 54 mins
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Tara Road

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Ria lived on Tara Road in Dublin with her dashing husband, Danny, and their two children. She fully believed she was happily married, right up until the day Danny told her he was leaving her to be with his young, pregnant girlfriend. By a chance phone call, Ria meets Marilyn, a woman from New England unable to come to terms with her only son's death and now separated from her husband. The two women exchange houses for the summer with extraordinary consequences, each learning that the other has a deep secret that can never be revealed. Drawn into lifestyles vastly differing from their own, at first each resents the news of how well the other is getting on. Ria seems to have become quite a hostess, entertaining half the neighborhood, which at first irritates the reserved and withdrawn Marilyn, a woman who has always guarded her privacy. Marilyn seems to have become bosom friends with Ria's children, as well as with Colm, a handsome restaurateur, whom Ria has begun to miss terribly. At the end of the summer, the women at last meet face-to-face. Having learned a great deal, about themselves and about each other, they find that they have become, firmly and forever, good friends. A moving story rendered with the deft touch of a master artisan, Tara Road is Maeve Binchy at her very best - utterly beautiful, hauntingly unforgettable, entirely original, and wholly enjoyable.

©1999 Maeve Binchy (P)1999 Random House, Inc., Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio Publishing, A Division of Random House, Inc.

Author: Maeve Binchy
Length: 17 hrs and 37 mins
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Les cerfs-volants

8 ratings

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Pour Ludo le narrateur, l'unique amour de sa vie commence à l'âge de dix ans, en 1930, lorsqu'il aperçoit dans la forêt de sa Normandie natale la petite Lila Bronicka, aristocrate polonaise passant ses vacances avec ses parents. Depuis la mort des siens, le jeune garçon a pour tuteur son oncle Ambroise Fleury dit "le facteur timbré" parce qu'il fabrique de merveilleux cerfs-volants connus dans le monde entier.

Doué de l'exceptionnelle mémoire "historique" de tous les siens, fidèle aux valeurs de "l'enseignement public obligatoire", le petit Normand n'oubliera jamais Lila. Il essai de s'en rendre digne, étudie, souffre de jalousie à cause du bel Allemand Hans von Schwede, devient le secrétaire du comte Bronicki avant le départ de la famille en Pologne, où il les rejoint au mois de juin 1939, juste avant l'explosion de la Seconde Guerre mondiale qui l'oblige à rentrer en France. Alors la séparation commence pour les très jeunes amants... Pour traverser les épreuves, défendre son pays et les valeurs humaines, pour retrouver son amour, Ludo sera toujours soutenu par l'image des grands cerfs-volants, leur symbole d'audace, de poésie et de liberté inscrit dans le ciel.

©1980 Éditions Gallimard (P)2019 Éditions Gallimard

Author: Romain Gary
Length: 9 hrs and 59 mins
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River of Gold

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The 11th novel in Anthony Riches' best-selling Empire series takes Marcus Aquila and his most trusted allies to Egypt.  After saving the emperor's life in Rome, Marcus and his comrades have been sent across the sea to the wealthy, corrupt Greek metropolis of Aegyptus, Alexandria.  An unknown enemy has slaughtered the garrison of the empire's last outpost before its border with the mysterious kingdom of Kush. Caravans can no longer reach the crucial Red Sea port of Berenike, from which the riches of the East flow towards Rome.  The emperor's most trusted and most devious adviser has ordered Marcus' commander Scaurus and his trusted officers to the south. With orders that are tantamount to a suicide mission and with only one slim hope of success.  Can a small force of highly trained legionaries restore the empire's power in this remote desert no-man's-land, when faced by the fanatical army of Kush's iron-fisted ruler? 

©2020 Anthony Riches (P)2020 Hodder & Stoughton Limited

Narrator: Saul Reichlin
Length: 12 hrs and 51 mins
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How Science Shapes Science Fiction

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Science fiction can often seem to be pure imaginative fantasy with only the trappings of science. But many authors are more fluent in real science than many readers and viewers may realize. With the success our smaller Audible Original course on this subject, we thought it was time to extend the topic and present a more expansive look at the fascinating intersection of fiction and reality, which is what we have set out to do with How Science Shapes Science Fiction.   Professor Charles L. Adler of St. Mary’s College of Maryland was the perfect choice for this subject, as he is both a longtime science-fiction fan and a real-world scientist. Professor Adler’s talent for using literature to shine a light on science - both the accurate and not-so-accurate versions employed by creators, spanning two centuries - makes this course a great survey for fans of both science fact and science fiction.   PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2021 The Great Courses (P)2021 The Teaching Company, LLC

Length: 11 hrs and 49 mins
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No Deadline for Love

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"'So have you always been this hot-headed?' asked Yudi, continuing to smile. 'Well, I could ask you the same thing,' I retorted cheekily. 'Touche!' Yudi grinned. I don't deny the charge. But at least I make an effort to apologize at least to some people." All her life Megha has diligently done what was expected of her: the graduation in economics, the MBA in marketing, and now the strait-laced job in a high-profile FMCG company. But lately, she's been wondering if this unending routine of juggling late hours and unreasonable deadlines is really her life's calling. Her mother's desperate attempts to put her on the marriage market are not making life any easier. And to top it all, Megha's latest project has been bogged down by a complete dearth of creative ideas, giving her nasty boss the perfect excuse to disregard the blood, sweat, and tears she's poured into her job so far. The last thing she needs is having her suggestions trampled upon by the team's new creative consultant, Yudi: gorgeous, sardonic and only too eager to disagree with Megha. And so the stage is set for a quirky battle of wits and some unexpected romance.

©2011 Manasi Vaidya (P)2012 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Sumeet Bharati
Length: 5 hrs and 49 mins
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The Science of Stephen King

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Uncover the theories behind the master of horror's macabre tales: It, The Shining, Carrie, Cujo, Misery, Pet Semetary, and so much more! Gothic media moguls Meg Hafdahl and Kelly Florence, authors of The Science of Monsters and The Science of Women in Horror, and co-hosts of the Horror Rewind podcast called “the best horror film podcast out there” by Film Daddy, present a guide to the Stephen King stories and characters we all know and love. Through interviews, literary and film analysis, and bone-chilling discoveries, The Science of Stephen King delves into the uniquely horrific Stephen King universe to uncover the science behind the legendary novels that have become an integral part of modern pop culture, answering such questions as:   What is the science behind time travel and parallel universes like in The Dark Tower series and 11/22/63? How does lack of sleep affect the human body like in Insomnia? Is it possible for horrific creatures to exist like in Nightshift? What is the science behind curses and legends like in Dreamcatcher and Thinner? Join Kelly and Meg as they learn if we all really do float down here!

©2020 Skyhorse Publishing (P)2020 Fireside Horror

Length: 5 hrs and 50 mins
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Appelle-moi par ton nom

13 ratings

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À l'été de ses 17 ans, les parents d'Elio accueillent Oliver, un jeune professeur de philosophie, dans leur villa sur la côte italienne. Cet Américain brillant et séduisant fait forte impression sur Elio. Les jours passent, entre attirance réciproque et évitement. Elio pense à Oliver mais flirte avec sa voisine Marzia, Oliver travaille sur son manuscrit et mène une vie nocturne secrète dont Élio est jaloux. Puis tous deux cèdent à ce sentiment plus grand qu'eux. Appelle-moi par ton nom est un magnifique roman d'amour tout autant qu'une réflexion sur le désir et l'empreinte qu'il laisse en nous. La langue à la fois précise et sensuelle d'André Aciman parvient à évoquer l'intimité des corps - mais aussi la part de violence qui se niche dans tout éveil au sentiment amoureux - avec une élégance rare.

©2008 / 2007 / 2018 Éditions de l’Olivier / André Aciman / Éditions Grasset & Fasquelle, pour la traduction française (P)2018 Audiolib

Length: 8 hrs and 2 mins
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Callsign: King - The Brainstorm Trilogy

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Callsign: King - The Brainstorm Trilogy is a complete collection of three novellas featuring Jack Sigler, aka, King, the lead hero in Jeremy Robinson's Chess Team. CALLSIGN: KING - Book 1 The fabled Elephant Graveyard has been discovered. It contains enough ivory to make Ethiopia a wealthy nation. But the cave contains more than physical riches - it also holds the means to control the world. Fifteen scientists enter the cave. Only one leaves. Jack Sigler, Callsign: King (field leader of the covert, black ops Chess Team) receives a cryptic text from Sara Fogg, his girlfriend and CDC "disease detective". A catastrophic disease has been reported in Ethiopia’s Great Rift Valley, but Fogg suspects something more is going on. Her suspicion is confirmed when King's arrival in Africa is met by a high speed assassination attempt. As King fights against two competing, high-tech mercenary forces, each struggling for control of the deadly discovery, Fogg disappears. Working with the surviving member of the science team that made the discovery, King begins a search for Fogg and the source of the potential plague that takes him back to the Great Rift Valley, back to the Elephant Graveyard, and brings him face-to-face with modern man's origins. CALLSIGN: KING - Book 2 - UNDERWORLD Strange things have always happened in the Superstition Mountains of Arizona... Bizarre lights, reports of cave entrances that appear and then vanish, hundreds of mysterious disappearances... and rumors of monstrous creatures that inhabit a labyrinthine underworld. When a terrifying accident on an Arizona highway leads to a military exclusion zone and a cover-up of staggering proportions, Jack Sigler - Callsign: King, field leader of the elite and ultra-secret covert Chess Team - joined by his closest friend, archaeologist George Pierce, sets out into the desert, intent on discovering the truth. Assisted by a beautiful paranormal investigator, dogged by soldiers intent on preserving the quarantine, and pursued by a relentless legendary hitman, King soon finds himself in a race against time to prevent all out war with the creatures that inhabit the underworld. CALLSIGN: KING - Book 3 - BLACKOUT Twice before, Jack Sigler - Callsign: King - has stopped the mysterious 'Brainstorm' from destroying all life on earth. Twice before, he's survived Brainstorm's assassins. So when the mastermind behind Brainstorm surfaces in Paris, King goes on the offensive. As the final showdown unfolds in the legendary City of Lights, the villain's scheme to plunge the world into literal darkness is revealed. But even Brainstorm isn't ready for the destructive force that has been unleashed…an entity of darkness imprisoned for more than a thousand years, set free now to devour... everything. The blackout has begun... When the sun rises, the world will end.

©2010 Jeremy Robinson (P)2013 Jeremy Robinson

Narrator: Jeffrey Kafer
Length: 14 hrs and 25 mins
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Summary of Medical Medium Liver Rescue

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Medical Medium Liver Rescue: Answers to Eczema, Psoriasis, Diabetes, Strep, Acne, Gout, Bloating, Gallstones, Adrenal Stress, Fatigue, Fatty Liver, Weight Issues, SIBO & Autoimmune Disease is the book to grab if you are working to make your body whole. Once you listen to this audiobook, you will understand why you don't feel good. Your liver plays a huge role in your health, both physically and mentally. You have to know how to treat it, how to detox it, and how the foods you eat affect it. There is no better audiobook to get to understand this. We all need to take the time and invest it into overhauling the way our body systems work. Learn more about yourself so that you can treat yourself better. This book will show you how. This summary will help you to enjoy this book more thoroughly. It contains: A chapter by chapter summary The real reason behind the way you feel Insight into how chronic diseases How the foods you eat affect your whole body Background on the author And so much more! This summary can be listened to alone to give you a brief idea of what the full book is about or you can listen to it side-by-side with the book to help you understand and remember some of the key points. Either way, it is a useful tool that will give you what you need.

©2019 Book Avenue (P)2019 Book Avenue

Narrator: Leanne Thompson
Author: Book Avenue
Length: 1 hr and 14 mins
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The Distance Between Us

2 ratings

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Gripping, insightful and deft, The Distance Between Us by Maggie O'Farrell is a haunting story of the way our families shape our lives, from the award-winning author of This Must Be The Place . It was a Sunday Times top 10 best seller and won the Somerset Maugham Award. On a cold February afternoon, Stella catches sight of a man she hasn't seen for many years, but instantly recognises. Or thinks she does. At the same moment on the other side of the globe, in the middle of a crowd of Chinese New Year revellers, Jake realises that things are becoming dangerous. They know nothing of one another's existence, but both Stella and Jake flee their lives: Jake in search of a place so remote it doesn't appear on any map, and Stella for a destination in Scotland, the significance of which only her sister, Nina, will understand.

©2004 Maggie O'Farrell (P)2004 Headline Publishing Group Ltd

Narrator: Susie Riddell
Length: 10 hrs and 5 mins
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Evening Class

3 ratings

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It was the quiet ones you had to watch. That's where the real passion was lurking. They came together at Mountainview College, a down-at-the-heels secondary school on the seamy side of Dublin, to take a course in Italian.  It was Latin teacher Aidan Dunne's last chance to revive a failing marriage and a dead-end career. But Aidan's dream was headed for disaster until the mysterious Signora appeared, transforming a shared passion for Italy into a life-altering adventure for them all...bank clerk Bill and his dizzy fiance Lizzie: a couple headed for trouble...Kathy, a hardworking innocent propelled into adulthood in a shocking moment of truth...Connie, the gorgeous rich lady with a scandal ready to explode...glowering Lou, who joined the class as a cover for crime. And Signora, whose passionate past remained a secret as she changed all their lives forever.... From the New York Times best-selling author of This Year It Will Be Different, The Glass Lake, and Circle of Friends, comes a novel filled with Maeve Binchy's signature warmth, wit, and sheer storytelling genius - a spellbinding tale of men and women whose quiet lives hide the most unexpected things....

©1997 Maeve Binchy (P)1997 Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio Publishing, Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio Publishing, A Division of Random House, Inc.

Narrator: Kate Binchy
Author: Maeve Binchy
Length: 5 hrs and 54 mins
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Between the Woods and the Water

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Winner of the Thomas Cook Travel Book Award, Silver PEN Award, 1987.The acclaimed travel writer's youthful journey - as an 18-year-old - across 1930s Europe by foot began in A Time of Gifts, which covered the author's exacting journey from the Lowlands as far as Hungary. Picking up from the very spot on a bridge across the Danube where his readers last saw him, we travel on with him across the great Hungarian Plain on horseback, and over the Romanian border to Transylvania.The trip was an exploration of a continent which was already showing signs of the holocaust which was to come. Although frequently praised for his lyrical writing, Fermor's account also provides a coherent understanding of the dramatic events then unfolding in Middle Europe. But the delight remains in travelling with him in his picaresque journey past remote castles, mountain villages, monasteries and towering ranges.

©1986 The estate of Patrick Leigh Fermor (P)2014 John Murray Press

Narrator: Crispin Redman
Length: 10 hrs and 3 mins
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Circle of Friends

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It began with Benny Hogan and Eve Malone, 2 inseparable young Irish women, growing up in the village of Knockglen. Benny, an only child, yearning to break free from her adoring parents and Eve, an orphan, abandoned to be raised by nuns, seemed an unlikely pair. Together, Eve and Benny knew the sins and secrets behind every villager's lace curtains...except their own. The pair becomes a circle when Benny and Eve leave for university in Dublin, and meet beautiful Nan Mahon and Jack Foley, a doctor's handsome son. But heartbreak and betrayal would bring the worlds of Knockglen and Dublin into explosive collision. Long-hidden lies would emerge to test the meaning of love and the strength of ties held within the fragile gold bands of a...Circle Of Friends.

©1991 Maeve Binchy (P)1991 Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio Publishing, Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio Publishing, A Division of Random House, Inc.

Author: Maeve Binchy
Length: 2 hrs and 59 mins
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Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work | Summary: Summary and Analysis of "The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work"

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Marriage is an ancient institution that spreads across the ages. Different rituals, depending on the faith of the two people getting married, are performed. The term marriage encompasses much more than the simple repetition of prayers, performance of rites, or ceremonies. It also describes a commitment of two people that is meant to endure through those individuals' lives. Sometimes married couples reach a point in which the durability of the relationship is questioned. These individuals often seek out help - sometimes through counseling. Other times those couples seek out reading material that might advise them on ways to improve the marriage. One such example of a wonderful book was written by Dr. John Gottman. Dr. Gottman has 40 years' worth of experience as a psychologist and relationship expert and has penned several books to aid and advise couples in relationships. The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work is the culmination of Dr. Gottman's lifelong work. It is an overview of the concepts, behaviors, and skills that guide couples on a rewarding path toward a harmonious and long-lasting relationship. This book is straightforward in its approach and quite profound. The principles outlined in this book teach partners new strategies for making their marriage work. Dr. Gottman has scientifically analyzed the habits of married couples and established a method for correcting the behavior that puts thousands of marriages on the rocks. He helps couples focus on each other and on paying attention to the small day-to-day moments that make up the foundation of any relationship. Packed with questionnaires and exercises with an effectiveness that has been proven in Dr. Gottman's workshops, this is the definitive guide for all who want their relationships to reach their highest potential.

©2014, 2015, 2016 Summary Station (P)2016 Summary Station

Narrator: Pete Beretta
Length: 40 mins
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The Witches of New York

59 ratings

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The year is 1880. Two hundred years after the trials in Salem, witches Adelaide Thom and Eleanor St Clair finally feel safe and have opened a tea shop in Manhattan, specialising in cures, palmistry and potions. When an enchanting young woman called Beatrice joins the witches as an apprentice, she soon proves indispensable, but her new life is marred by strange occurrences. She sees things no one else can see. She hears voices no one else can hear. Objects appear out of thin air, as if gifts from the dead. Has she been touched by magic, or is she simply losing her mind? Amidst the witches' tug-of-war over how best to nurture her gifts, Beatrice disappears - but was it by choice or by force? In the desperate search, the witches are confronted by spectres from their own pasts. In a time when women were corseted, confined and committed for merely speaking their minds, were any of them really safe?

©2016 Ami McKay (P)2017 Audible, Ltd

Author: Ami McKay
Length: 14 hrs and 15 mins
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Magdalene

2 ratings

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Mary Magdalene... The controversial woman with a past only one Man could forgive. A true love story that changed the face of history. "I was Miryam of Magdala, seller of fine fabrics and wife of Yaakov the fisherman. With my husband and son, I held a place of honor among my countrymen until a company of rogue soldiers took everything from me. I might not be Roman, but I knew injustice when I saw it. And I had been most grievously wronged." In an era when women are sequestered and silenced, Miryam of Magdala lives a contended life until her son's careless gesture evokes a hostile action that shatters her serenity. With no hope of justice, Miryam commits an unthinkable act...and descends into depths of darkness that threaten her life and her sanity. Even after Yeshua the Messiah dramatically restores her life, Miryam can neither forget nor forgive unresolved injustices. Prodded by a hunger for vengeance she will not deny, this woman of uncommon courage risks her life and her heart by drawing destiny into her own hands.

©2006 Angela E. Hunt (P)2014 Angela E. Hunt

Author: Angela Hunt
Length: 12 hrs and 5 mins
Available on Audible
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Oops!

Summary

“As if sleeping with the enemy wasn’t disastrous enough....” For Camryn Cox, living a private, purpose-driven, drama-free life is a top priority. And in her opinion, Maverick Woods represents everything opposite of that.  He’s social media-famous, ultra fine, and completely irresponsible, making him something like the enemy as far as Camryn is concerned. But everything changes when a surprise moment of passion between the two of them results in a positive pregnancy test. Oops!  Includes bonus novella Whoa.

©2020 Alexandra Warren (P)2020 Podium Audio

Length: 9 hrs and 42 mins
Available on Audible
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Summary of The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

2 ratings

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Are you part of a team that is struggling? In this summary, we take a look at The Five Dysfunctions of a Team. In that book, the author outlines what he feels like the most common issues are when it comes to teamwork: Absence of trust Fear of conflict Lack of commitment Avoidance of accountability Inattention to results In this summary, we go through each of these dysfunctions in detail. This summary is perfect for those who are too busy to read the full book - or who need a little extra help understanding it.  You will find: A fable that puts the five dysfunctions into perspective A detailed summary of each of the five dysfunctions Some ideas on how to overcome them in your team How the five dysfunctions connect to one another And so much more! After listening to this summary, you will have a much better understanding about the issues that tend to come up in teams - whether in your professional or personal life - and how to work together to overcome them and build a stronger team.   (Disclaimer: If you’re looking for the original book, it is available from Amazon and Audible.)  

©2018 Book Avenue (P)2018 Book Avenue

Narrator: Leanne Thompson
Author: Book Avenue
Length: 1 hr and 7 mins
Available on Audible
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The Balkan Escape (Short Story)

Summary

Steve Berry's short story finds an adventurer in a strange and forbidding land, in search of a long lost treasure, and very much in harm's way. As a favor to enigmatic billionaire Henrik Thorvaldsen, Cassiopeia Vitt treks into Bulgaria's Rila mountains in search of a buried stash of exceedingly rare artifacts from a bygone civilization: the ancient tomb of a Thracian king. But when her presence is discovered by a shadowy group of Russians secretly mining the area, she needs a way out. Who to trust becomes the question, and her life depends on choosing the right option.

©2010 Steve Berry (P)2010 Random House

Narrator: Scott Brick
Author: Steve Berry
Length: 44 mins
Available on Audible
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Equivalent Exchange

Summary

Keris Bradford is a woman on the brink. Of what? She doesn’t quite know. Her life is shifting, rapidly, and the sudden, captivating intrusion of Laken Kimble isn’t exactly...reassuring. For Keris, Laken is comfort and risk wrapped in one very appealing package. For Laken, Keris is barrier and providence all at once. For both, there arises a need to navigate those contrasts to a conclusion neither was looking for...a need to answer a simple question. If you want this...what are you willing to offer in exchange?

©2019 Christina C Jones (P)2020 Christina C Jones

Length: 8 hrs and 32 mins
Available on Audible
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Four Letters of Love

Summary

'When I was 12 years old God spoke to my father for the first time. God didn't say much. He told my father to be a painter and left it at that.... ' So begins Niall Williams' magical tale about love and destiny. Nicholas Coughlan and Isabel Gore were made for each other - but fate doesn't always take the easiest or the most obvious route to true love. For a start, Nicholas and Isabel have never met and nor are they likely to, without some kind of divine intervention. But as God, ghosts, a series of coincidences and seemingly chance events and encounters conspire to bring the couple together, other - often more human - forces attempt to keep them apart. 'What will be, will be,' of course, but that doesn't guarantee a happy-ever-after ending, nor answer the question 'Will they or won't they?' Written in a lyrical, lilting tone, Four Letters of Love is a glorious, uplifting story about faith, about seizing the moment, believing in your instincts and acting on impulse - and about following your heart, no matter where it may lead.

©2006 Niall Williams (P)2014 Pan Macmillan Publishers Ltd

Narrator: Gerry O'Brien
Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
Available on Audible
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#HALTUNG

Summary

Was macht eine freie und gleichberechtigte Gesellschaft aus? Wofür stehen wir? Was hält uns zusammen? Mutige Statements von Albert Einstein bis Greta Thunberg. #wir sind mehr!, Friedenspreise, Aufrufe zum Miteinander, gegen Spaltung und für eine demokratische Gesellschaft - im gesamten 20. Jahrhundert und bis heute gab es Menschen, die sich engagieren. Ob Thomas Mann, der 1945 zu mehr Menschlichkeit aufruft, oder Albert Schweitzer, der den Geist der Humanität beschwört. Ob John F. Kennedy mit "Ich bin ein Berliner" die demokratische Gesellschaft fordert oder später Stéphane Hessel, der mit "Empört euch!" deren Werte bedroht sieht. Ob Campino zum Aufstand der Anständigen ruft oder Greta Thunberg für Klimaschutz einsteht. Sie alle haben Botschaften, stehen für ein Deutschland und eine Welt der Visionen und Ziele im Sinne einer freien und friedlichen Gesellschaft. In diesen Originalaufnahmen sind u.a. zu hören: Thomas Mann, Albert Einstein, Albert Schweitzer, Lise Meitner, Erich Kästner, John F. Kennedy, Astrid Lindgren, Heinrich Böll, Jan Josef Liefers, Christine Nöstlinger, Campino, Greta Thunberg u.v.a. In deiner Audible-Bibliothek findest du für dieses Hörerlebnis eine PDF-Datei mit zusätzlichem Material.

©2020 der Hörverlag (P)2020 der Hörverlag

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Dispossession

4 ratings

Summary

From Tayari Jones, author of the New York Times best-selling An American Marriage, and performed by Gabrielle Union, one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People of 2020, comes an unflinching story about mothers and sons that will leave listeners reeling for days. Motherhood isn’t easy, especially when you’re a mother of a Black son. Ten years ago, Cheryl jumped at the chance to send her son, Javonte, to an exclusive boarding school in New England - far away from Atlanta and the violence of the city streets. It was the American dream, or was it? Now settled in Vermont, Javonte is married and well-employed, but Cheryl hardly ever sees him, and when she does, her own son seems like someone she only used to know. So, when Javonte announces he’s coming home to Atlanta for MLK weekend, Cheryl calls off work, thinking this could be their chance to reconnect. But a few days before the visit, Javonte cancels his trip. After begging for the hours back at the white glove moving company where she works, Cheryl accepts a last-minute gig in her own neighborhood, cheered by the idea of a Black family moving on to bigger and better. But on her way to the job site, Cheryl learns the home’s occupants aren’t moving by choice. Over the next several hours, Cheryl must reckon with her own unresolved past in this searing story about family, race, and the lasting consequences of a choice that can’t be taken back. 

©2020 Tayari Jones (P)2020 Audible Originals, LLC.

Narrator: Gabrielle Union
Author: Tayari Jones
Length: 57 mins
Available on Audible
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Enough

Summary

At the celebration of her best friend's wedding, Claudia Stevens is trying to sort out her tumultuous emotions, regarding the groom's best man and brother, Jaden Alexander Rose. What started as a platonic relationship, has turned into a battle of wills whenever they find themselves together. Their heated exchanges have risen to the surface, and desire spills over on contact. However, Claudia fears she is not enough to be on the arm of a prestigious benefactor like Jaden. And Claudia is sure that's why he's friend-zoned her. Multimillionaire investment banker Jaden Alexander Rose is here today and gone tomorrow. Business is his priority, which is why he has kept the passion that grows for Claudia at arm's length. But the bachelor cannot seem to fight off the dynamic hold Claudia has on him, ever since meeting her six months ago at a charity event. Now at his brother's wedding, Jaden crosses that platonic line, and he has every intention of showing Claudia she's all he needs and more. Contains mature themes.

©2017 Stephanie Nicole Norris (P)2020 Tantor

Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
Available on Audible
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Washington Black (German edition)

Summary

Die Flucht ist nur der Anfang Barbados, 1830: Der schwarze Sklavenjunge Washington Black schuftet auf einer Zuckerrohrplantage unter unmenschlichen Bedingungen. Bis er zum Leibdiener Christopher Wildes auserwählt wird, dem Bruder des brutalen Plantagenbesitzers. Christopher ist Erfinder, Entdecker, Naturwissenschaftler - und Gegner der Sklaverei. Das ungleiche Paar entkommt in einem selbst gebauten Luftschiff von der Plantage. Es beginnt eine abenteuerliche Flucht, die die beiden um die halbe Welt führen wird. Eine Geschichte von Selbstfindung und Verrat, von Liebe und Erlösung. Und eine Geschichte über die Frage: Was bedeutet Freiheit?

©2019 Lübbe Audio (P)2019 Lübbe Audio

Author: Esi Edugyan
Length: 12 hrs and 33 mins
Available on Audible
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The Nudo Twins

1 rating

Summary

Tyler and Tanner are identical twins and best buddies, but their relationship is about to be transformed forever. Tyler grows increasingly uncomfortable with the rumors that haunt him and his brother, but Tanner doesn't want their relationship to change. Wanted or not, change comes. Tyler falls for Charlie, the new boy in town, and Tanner reaches out to help his teammate, Iggy, who is crippled in an accident and confined to a wheelchair. As Tyler and Charlie grow closer, Tanner grabs onto the small ray of hope that Iggy may someday walk again and pushes Iggy to make it happen. Just when he feels he's losing his brother, Tanner begins to develop feelings for Iggy that he never thought he could feel for anyone…except his twin. The Nudo Twins is the story of an unconventional relationship and the ability of love to adapt to almost any situation.

©2013 Mark A. Roeder (P)2014 Mark A. Roeder

Author: Mark Roeder
Length: 7 hrs and 21 mins
Available on Audible
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Celia's House

Summary

In name and by birth, Celia was a Dunne. She had inherited the beautiful old family home by the Rydd Water – but was she bound to live her life by the principles of her predecessors? Was there some hidden restraint that compelled her to heed the past? Celia’s house is a moving and poignant story of the struggle between old and young: the older generation anxious to preserve the values they have helped create while their children are determined at all costs to make lives of their own.

©1943 D. E. Stevenson (P)2011 Soundings

Narrator: Lesley Mackie
Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
Available on Audible
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Mila and Laura

1 rating

Summary

Ever fall in love with your best friend? It turns your world upside down. Just ask Mila and Laura, two teens who realize they want to be more than just friends. But even if they surrender to love, can they ever find the courage to tell the world? Find out over the course of three teen tales: "I Hate Love" "Happy Birthday, Klutzface!" "Dress Like a Dude"

©2014 Foxglove Lee (P)2019 Madeleine Mayfair

Author: Foxglove Lee
Length: 1 hr and 39 mins
Available on Audible
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Pipe

Summary

Guarded. Afraid. Confused. Nikki Nomad's life is in shambles.  Growing up in and out of foster care, she rarely lets anyone in. After watching her best friend Karmen fall in love, Nikki starts to soften to the idea of a happily ever after with Fallen Lords VP Pipe. He's ruggedly handsome with a careless attitude, and it's the exact lethal and sexy combination that breaks Nikki's heart, reminding her life is far from a fairytale and making her run away from the few people she loves.  Stubborn. Careless. Free.  Pipe Mark cares about one person and one person only. A revolving door of women might spend the night in his bed, but they all know the score before they step foot through the door: 1. No promises. 2. One night.  They all respect the rules and go on their merry way more than satisfied in the morning. All except Nikki. Nikki makes Pipe want more. He never has before, but he longs to make promises of ending each night tangled in each other's arms. He just realizes it too late. Nikki runs, and Pipe ignores the way his body begs for him to chase her. While Nikki thinks Pipe can't give her what she needs, Pipe is worried Nikki is going to rock his world and never leave it the same.  Contains mature themes.

©2017 Winter Travers (P)2018 Tantor

Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
Available on Audible
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Ante Up

Summary

I know exactly why it turns you on...because you're messed up too. Asha's life is no fairytale, by any stretch of the imagination. There was no kind, generous father to care for and protect her from the Vegas that exists beyond the glitz and glamour of The Strip. No wise, doting mother to look over and guide her, passing down essential lessons and leading her to the right path. And certainly, no Prince Charming just around the corner, ready to rescue her from working late nights to cover steadily mounting bills. You're not born to sharks without becoming one yourself. In Vegas, King is exactly what his name implies. Born into money and influence, but respected - and feared - in his own right. The privileges of wealth have afforded him many things, freedom, power, massive eligibility - while simultaneously leaving him exposed to others: betrayal, exploitation, and manipulation. Like attracts like... Her poker face has kept her alive all this time, and he keeps his cards close to his chest. Neither is interested in gambling their hearts, but when they can't stay away from each other, there's only one choice...ante up. Contains mature themes.

©2017 Christina C. Jones (P)2019 Tantor

Length: 10 hrs and 56 mins
Available on Audible
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Damage: An Arranged Marriage Mafia Romance

21 ratings

Summary

We're a match made in hell, Stefan and I. He took me to exact his revenge. I went from being a pawn to my father to being a pawn to Stefan. The only difference is I have a ring the size of a boulder on my finger and a husband I don't want. And the hardest part is I thought he was different. I thought I was falling in love. I guess my father was right. I'm not a very smart girl. Stefan is a powerful man. He doesn't play nice, not if you're his enemy. But I've learned one thing about my husband. He takes care of what's his.  And I am his. His enemies have become my enemies, but he'll never let anyone hurt me. He's fiercely protective. It's the predator inside that scares me.

©2019 Natasha Knight (P)2019 Natasha Knight

Length: 7 hrs and 10 mins
Available on Audible
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Tara Road

1 rating

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Ria lived on Tara Road in Dublin with her dashing husband, Danny, and their two children. She fully believed she was happily married, right up until the day Danny told her he was leaving her to be with his young, pregnant girlfriend. By a chance phone call, Ria meets Marilyn, a woman from New England unable to come to terms with her only son's death and now separated from her husband. The two women exchange houses for the summer with extraordinary consequences, each learning that the other has a deep secret that can never be revealed.  Drawn into lifestyles vastly differing from their own, at first each resents the news of how well the other is getting on. Ria seems to have become quite a hostess, entertaining half the neighborhood, which at first irritates the reserved and withdrawn Marilyn, a woman who has always guarded her privacy. Marilyn seems to have become bosom friends with Ria's children, as well as with Colm, a handsome restaurateur, whom Ria has begun to miss terribly. At the end of the summer, the women at last meet face-to-face. Having learned a great deal, about themselves and about each other, they find that they have become, firmly and forever, good friends. A moving story rendered with the deft touch of a master artisan, Tara Road is Maeve Binchy at her very best - utterly beautiful, hauntingly unforgettable, entirely original, and wholly enjoyable. 

©1999 Maeve Binchy (P)1999 Random House, Inc., Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio Publishing, A Division of Random House, Inc.

Narrator: Terry Donnelly
Author: Maeve Binchy
Length: 5 hrs and 58 mins
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Cross Of Fire

1 rating

Summary

The Hundred Years War still rages on and the French army thirsts for Thomas Blackstone's blood. Blackstone battles to strengthen Edwards III's claim to the throne and confronts the might of the French army.  But, when his friend turns assassin, Blackstone is faced with an impossible choice: to save the English prince or sacrifice his son. Will he abandon his sworn oath to protect the future King of England? Or will he protect his family at the cost of the nation?

©2020 David Gilman (P)2020 Head of Zeus

Narrator: Colin Mace
Author: David Gilman
Length: 13 hrs and 1 min
Available on Audible
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Dirty Love

1 rating

Summary

I’d found God in her eyes and a prayer in the subtle way she moaned. I found my soul, the spirit of humanity between her thighs. Devilish temptress or holy angel, I would have her all to myself.  Nothing could happen to her, ever. Not one scratch. Not one frown on her face.  I would kill to make her happy.  From Harlem to Prague, Moscow to St. Petersburg, Kazimir and the Harlem Crew are ready to destroy all enemies in their path. But some foes hide well within the shadows, and not everyone that’s with them is a friend.  In Part II of The Lion and the Mouse, there are hearts to protect, blood debts to repay, and several deadly games to end. Contains mature themes.

©2019 Dreamscape Media, LLC (P)2019 Dreamscape Media, LLC

Author: Kenya Wright
Length: 10 hrs and 52 mins
Available on Audible
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Scaredy Cat

2 ratings

Summary

Two women dead. It was a vicious, calculated murder. The killer selected his victim at Euston station, followed her home on the tube, strangled her to death in front of her child. At the same time, killed in the same way, a second body is discovered at the back of King's Cross station. And this grisly event eerily echoes the murder of two other women, stabbed to death months before on the same day.  Two killers working together. It is DI Tom Thorne who sees the link and comes to the horrifying conclusion. This is not a serial killer the police are up against. This is two of them - and two killers are way more deadly than one.... 

©2002 Mark Billingham (P)2018 Hachette Audio UK

Narrator: Mark Billingham
Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
Available on Audible
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Rumpole: On Trial & Other Stories

1 rating

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Julian Rhind-Tutt takes on the role of Rumpole in this fifth collection of cracking court cases. 'Rumpole on Trial' Suffering from toothache, Rumpole is in no mood for his client’s boring testimony or Justice Gwent-Evans’ impatience. But when he argues with the judge, he is warned in no uncertain terms about his future conduct. Soon, Rumpole finds himself on trial and facing the end of his career.... 'Rumpole and Hilda' Rumpole’s long-suffering wife, Hilda (‘She Who Must Be Obeyed’), narrates a fascinating tale of murder and romance that Horace would prefer to remain untold and gives Rumpole - and us - a glimpse of her true passionate nature. 'Rumpole and Memories of Christmas Past' Rumpole spends an unexpectedly rewarding Christmas in Norfolk, discusses the spirit of Christmas with the Mad Monk and learns that the season of goodwill is shared by barristers and criminals alike. 'Rumpole and the New Year’s Resolutions' Rumpole has an interesting encounter with Santa Claus at a Chambers Christmas party, finds himself on babysitting duty after a blackmail trial and attends a traditional British panto - where he recognises a familiar face. Starring Julian Rhind-Tutt as Rumpole, Jasmine Hyde as Hilda and Nigel Anthony as Claude Erskine-Brown. A Catherine Bailey production for BBC Radio 4.

©2018 BBC Worldwide Ltd (P)2018 BBC Worldwide Ltd

Length: 2 hrs and 55 mins
Available on Audible
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Cyber's Change

Summary

She was raised to fear them. Now she's become her own worst enemy.... America, 2055. Cass is equal parts excited and nervous to leave her Sapiens Movement enclave. Stepping away from her technologically conservative family for the first time, she sets off for college with dreams of saving humanity. But as the Sapiens girl falls for her cybernetically enhanced roommate, her deeply programmed beliefs begin to glitch.... Confused in a world that no longer makes sense, Cass barely registers the horrific accident that leaves her near death. When she wakes up, she discovers the same technology she's always hated is the only thing keeping her alive. No longer purely human, Cass questions everything she thought she knew about good and evil.  As tensions between man and machine head for a meltdown, Cass must choose a side before the conflict turns deadly.... Cyber's Change is the first book in the heartfelt Sapiens Run cyberpunk trilogy. If you like strong female characters, dystopian futures, and exploring what it means to be human, then you’ll love Jamie Davis’s thought-provoking novel. Buy Cyber's Change to reboot prejudice today!

©2019 MedicCast Productions (P)2019 MedicCast Productions

Narrator: Sarah Gise
Author: Jamie Davis
Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
Available on Audible
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Captivated by Love

2 ratings

Summary

After being locked up for a crime he didn't commit, Sheppard Granger is back to take over the reins as CEO of Granger Aeronautics. On top of that, he intends to totally romance his wife, Carson, and make up for the time they couldn't share together.  When their idyllic marriage is threatened by someone from Carson's past, the Grangers unite and prove that when it comes to protecting those they love, they are more than prepared to meet trouble head on. This is book 4 in the Granger Series.

©2016 Brenda Streater Jackson (P)2018 Harlequin Audio

Narrator: Ron Butler
Length: 7 hrs and 2 mins
Available on Audible
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A Game-Changing Christmas

1 rating

Summary

Two prominent families. A six-year rivalry. A common enemy.    In this season of giving, love is in the air for the Rose and Valentine families. Because of the addition of in-laws, they both are in pursuit of new land and developments to build lasting memories with the ones they hold dear.    So when they submit bids against one another, their rivalry heats to a level that will bring them to a head; until they both become outbid by a new competitor. On the heels of a love affair brewing, the need for a partnership arises that may shut down the foundation of their feud permanently, or possibly, extend it.    Can the families put aside their pride to reach their ultimate goal and mend fences? Or will their feud continue with no end in sight?    Contains mature themes.

©2018 Stephanie Nicole Norris (P)2019 Tantor

Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins
Available on Audible
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Spring Magic

Summary

Young Frances Field arrives in a scenic coastal village in Scotland, having escaped her dreary life as an orphan, treated as little more than a servant by an uncle and aunt. Once there, she encounters an array of eccentric locals, the occasional roar of enemy planes overhead and three army wives - Elise, Tommy and Tillie - who become fast friends. Elise warns Frances of the discomforts of military life, but she’s inclined to disregard the advice when she meets the dashing and charming Captain Guy Tarlatan.

©1942 D. E. Stevenson (P)2019 Soundings

Narrator: Lesley Mackie
Length: 11 hrs and 8 mins
Available on Audible
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Bending the Rules

Summary

Justin and Toni were friends.   Besties, with a whole list of life rules developed over a friendship that started when they were kids. As long as they stuck to the rules, even when they blended a business relationship into the friendship, things went off without a hitch.   But then one of them broke the rules - it was Justin. Justin broke the rules - and Toni has been mad about it ever since.   She's spent the last several years traveling the globe to cultivate her business, but now she's back in town. Her only goals? Help her parents with "Mr. Bestseller's" signing at the store, help them pack up their house to sell, and get out of town without too much interaction with her former best friend.   Mr. Bestseller has different goals.   He broke the rules - no getting around that, and he's not trying to. His main goal now that Toni is finally home is to get her to hear him out...and get his friend back.   Neither of them anticipated that the rift in their relationship would be the catalyst for seeing each other in a whole different light. But now that they do, they're wondering if it may be time to make some amendments to those rules.   Or at the very least...bend a few.   Contains mature themes.

©2016 Christina C. Jones (P)2019 Tantor

Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
Available on Audible
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Hanging by Her Teeth

Summary

A Black American woman travels through the United States and Europe in search of her lost father. In the letters she writes to him she remembers her strict Catholic childhood in Chicago, her move to bohemian New York, and her bewilderment at growing up. When she discovers Degas' painting of a young circus performer hanging by her teeth at the top of a circus tent, she makes the performer, 'Miss La La', the symbol of her life. An elegant reflection on home and belonging, Hanging by Her Teeth rejects the simplifications of roots and celebrates a tradition of Black American writers who went to Europe to find themselves.

©1994 Bonnie Greer (P)2020 Audible, Ltd

Narrator: Adjoa Andoh
Author: Bonnie Greer
Length: 5 hrs and 33 mins
Available on Audible
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Macbeth: CliffNotes

Summary

This CliffsNotes study guide on William Shakespeare's Macbeth supplements the original literary work, giving you background information about the author, an introduction to the work, and critical commentaries, all for you to use as an educational tool that will allow you to better understand the work. This study guide was written with the assumption that you have read Macbeth. Reading a literary work doesn’t mean that you immediately grasp the major themes and devices used by the author; this study guide will help supplement you reading to be sure you get all you can from Shakespeare’s Macbeth. CliffsNotes Review tests your comprehension of the original text and reinforces learning with questions and answers, practice projects, and more. For further information on William Shakespeare and Macbeth, check out the CliffsNotes Resource Center at www.cliffsnotes.com.

©2000 Alex Went (P)2011 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

Narrator: Joyce Bean
Length: 3 hrs and 12 mins
Available on Audible
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The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari

348 ratings

Summary

Now published in over 70 languages, this number one international best seller gently offers answers to life's biggest questions as well as a practical process to help you create prosperity, vitality, happiness and inner peace. This is the incredible story of Julian Mantle, a superstar lawyer whose out-of-balance lifestyle leads him to a near-fatal heart attack in a packed courtroom. His collapse brings on a spiritual crisis, forcing him to seek answers to life's most important questions. Hoping to find happiness and fulfilment, he embarks upon an extraordinary odyssey to an ancient culture, where he discovers a powerful system to release the potential of his mind, body and soul, and learns to live with greater passion, purpose and peace. Brilliantly blending the timeless spiritual wisdom of the East with the cutting-edge success principles of the West, this truly inspiring tale has shown millions of people around the world how to live with greater courage, balance, abundance and joy.

©1997 Robin Sharma (P)2017 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd

Narrator: Humphrey Bower
Author: Robin Sharma
Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
Available on Audible
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Brief Lives: Series 1-6

Summary

The first six series of the popular radio drama set in a Manchester legal practice, starring David Schofield. Frank Twist and Sarah Gold lead a maverick team of freelance paralegals operating in the mean(ish) streets of Manchester. Their agency operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, dispatching legal representatives to set free burglars, muggers and even some innocent people who find themselves on the wrong side of a cell door. Frank and Sarah have a history, and a child, but now their relationship is purely business, and in these 30 episodes, they and their colleagues deal with cases ranging from shoplifting to attempted murder. Among their clientele are a suspected rapist, a young teacher accused of having an affair with a sixth-former, a girl arrested for assaulting a police officer and a local councillor who’s been caught selling drugs. In addition, Sarah and Frank themselves become the subjects of police interest when they’re called into Manchester Central for questioning - and that’s just the start of their Kafkaesque journey.... Created by Tom Fry and Sharon Kelly, these gripping dramas combine complex crime stories with witty humour. David Schofield stars as Frank Twist, with Gina Bellman, Tracy-Ann Oberman, Kathryn Hunt and Caroline Burns Cooke as Sarah Gold. Written by Tom Fry and Sharon Kelly, Elizabeth Heery (Series 4 Episode 3, Series 5 Episode 4), Eve Steele and Ed Jones (Series 4 Episode 4), Eve Steele (Series 5 Episode 2), Lizi Patch (Series 6 Episode 2), Nuala O’Sullivan (Series 6 Episode 4). Produced and directed by Susan Roberts (Series 1), Gary Brown (Series 2-6) Music by Carl Harms.

©2019 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd (P)2019 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd

Length: 21 hrs and 54 mins
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Ciudad Negra [Black City]

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Una novela de aventuras con la intriga de El Código da Vinci y la acción de Indiana Jones. Una novela de aventuras en la mejor tradición de Alberto Vázquez-Figueroa y Arturo Pérez-Reverte. Mucha intriga y mucha acción de la mano de un autor que ya cuenta con más de doscientos mil lectores en todo el mundo. Enterrada bajo un arrecife de la costa hondureña, el submarinista Ulises Vidal encuentra una campana de bronce del siglo XIV de origen templario, hundida allí más de un siglo antes del descubrimiento de América por parte de Cristóbal Colón. Espoleado por la curiosidad y el ansia de aventura, emprenderá, junto a un historiador medieval y una audazarqueóloga mexicana, la búsqueda del mítico tesoro de la Orden del Temple. Juntos recorrerán Barcelona, el desierto de Mali, las profundidades del Caribe y la selva mexicana, enfrentándose a un sinfín de enigmas y peligros. Pero esa búsqueda del tesoro acabará enfrentándolos a un misterio mucho más trascendente de lo que ninguno de ellos esperaba. Un secreto silenciado durante siglos que podría transformar la historia del hombre y la forma en que este se comprende a sí mismo y al Universo. Please note: This audiobook is in Spanish.

©2017 Fernando Gamboa (P)2017 Booka

Narrator: Eduardo Diez
Length: 19 hrs and 8 mins
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Heretics

5 ratings

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Chesterton's compilation of essays in Heretics discusses the difference in Orthodoxy and Heretics, rational vs. irrational, and denial vs. affirmation. He questions the reason for the existence of man and the universe and calls out many prominent figures in the artistic and literary fields for their unorthodox ideas; thus labeling them heretics. He will have you thinking of favorite authors like Rudyard Kipling, Oscar Wilde, and H.G. Wells in a new light, challenging their ideals and morals. He pleads for people to believe in something, but not to believe in just anything. He rails against the greatest mental destruction, having everything constantly denied to you and nothing affirmed. Chesterton believes that anyone who did not believe in the Christian God, was dangerous and were very wrong. Nearly every minute of this book has a quotable passage that will really get you thinking about the meaning of life and the different ideas that are being put into the world. Heretics reveals to the listener that their deepest held values, beliefs, and moral compasses may be deeply flawed from within. Chesterton also hones in on the concept that ideas are the most dangerous thing we have in life and there are very real consequences to those ideas.

©2016 A.R.N. Publications (P)2016 A.R.N. Publications

Length: 6 hrs and 24 mins
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L'ultima dei Neanderthal

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Nel più freddo inverno dell'età preistorica, una famiglia della specie Neanderthal, costretta a migrare per sopravvivere, smarrisce la giovane figlia. Rimasta da sola tra le difficoltà di una terra inospitale, la ragazza incontra un giovane maschio di un'altra specie e sente che lui è la sola via per salvare la propria gente dall'estinzione. 40.000 anni dopo, l'archeologa Rosamund Gale è alle prese con il suo ultimo lavoro di scavo prima della maternità. Ciò che scopre è più di un ritrovamento, è l'emozionante storia della donna che ha cambiato il destino della specie umana. Un romanzo delicato e commovente, basato sulle più recenti acquisizioni scientifiche. >> Questo audiobook in edizione integrale vi è offerto in esclusiva per Audible ed è disponibile solamente in formato audio digitale.

©2017 Società Editrice Milanese. Tradotto da Alessandra Osti (P)2017 Audible Studios

Length: 9 hrs and 49 mins
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Aristoteles og Dante opdager universets hemmeligheder

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Dante kan svømme. Det kan Ari ikke. Dante er veltalende og selvsikker. Ari har det svært med ord og tvivler på sig selv. Dante drømmer sig væk i poesi og kunst. Ari forsvinder i mørke tanker om den bror, der sidder i fængsel. Dante er lys i huden. Ari er meget mørkere. Man skulle tro, at en dreng som Dante ville være den sidste, der kunne bryde de mure ned, som Ari har bygget om sig selv. Men da Ari og Dante mødes, sker der noget. De deler bøger, tanker, drømme, latter. De lærer hinanden nye ord og begynder langsomt at omdefinere hinandens verden. Og de opdager, at universet er et stort og besværligt sted. Dette er historien om to drenge, Ari og Dante, som må lære at stole på hinanden og deres stærke venskab, hvis de nogensinde skal blive mænd."En nænsom, ærlig udforskning af identitet og seksualitet og en passioneret påmindelse om, at kærlighed bør være åben, fri og uden skam."- PUBLISHERS WEEKLY Benjamin Alire Sáenz har skrevet bøger til både unge og voksne. Han har modtaget den prestigefulde PEN/Faulkner Award for sine voksenromaner, og "Aristoteles og Dante opdager universets hemmeligheder" har modtaget flere priser og været nomineret til endnu flere, bl.a. den ærefulde Michael L. Printz Award, som tidligere er tildelt forfattere som John Green og Jandy Nelson. Benjamin Alire Sáenz har tidligere undervist i skrivning på University of Texas i El Paso, men er nu pensioneret. Rygterne vil vide, at han skriver på en fortsættelse til historien om Ari og Dante.

©2018 Lindhardt og Ringhof (P)2018 Lindhardt og Ringhof

Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
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BFFs Forever

1 rating

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Jealousy, greed, and violent revenge are all at the forefront in this addictive listen by Brenda Hampton, the queen of girlfriends' drama. Kayla, Evelyn, and Trina have been on-and-off-again girlfriends for many years, but the lines of true friendship have been crossed, the knives that went into another friend's back cut deep, and trust no longer applies when one woman has an affair with another's man. Will this trio ever be able to regain the bond of loyalty they once shared?

©2016 Brenda Hampton (P)2018 Recorded Books

Length: 21 hrs and 44 mins
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The Games We Play

1 rating

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Chance Washington only has a few things on his mind when he embarks on a trip back to his hometown. Completing the assignment for work that's sending him there in the first place, helping his mom make progress on her fixer-upper home, and catching up with some of his best friends who he doesn't get to see often enough. What is not a part of those plans is hooking up with the little sister of one of his best friends. But it doesn't take long for him to realize that just because you walk into a game with a strategy doesn't always mean things are going to go as planned.   Londyn Miller isn't looking for a relationship; a casual fling is more her thing after blowing through the limited dating options in her hometown. But when a handsome - familiar - face returns to town for an extended stay, the decision to pursue him for a little fun is an easy one; as long as she's sure not to let that fun turn into real feelings while also managing to keep it all from her overprotective big brother.   Just like Chance, Londyn quickly learns that plans and strategy can only get you so far before you're forced to make in-game adjustments.   Contains mature themes.

©2018 Alexandra Warren (P)2019 Tantor

Length: 8 hrs and 11 mins
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Emerald Buddha

7 ratings

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Drake, Allie, and Spencer reunite in Emerald Buddha, the second Drake Ramsey adventure - a quest to locate the lost treasure of the Khmer Empire, secreted away in a hidden temple somewhere in Myanmar. But nothing is as it seems, and their archaeological expedition soon turns deadly when desperate factions target them in order to safeguard a secret that could topple the US government.

©2015 Russell Blake (P)2016 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Ray Porter
Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
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Power of TED*

18 ratings

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Escape the grip of drama and take control of your life. The Power of TED* (*The Empowerment Dynamic) is a fable on self-leadership, because how you lead your own life has everything to do with how you lead in other areas. It is a tool for both individuals and organizations who want to create more effective communication and relationships. Learning how to transform everyday drama and opt for more growth-oriented solutions, is the priceless gift it teaches. As you walk with David, the main character, he shares how he is feeling victimized by life. Through serendipity he meets some wise guides, Ted and Sophia, who show David how he can move from feeling like a victim to being a creator of his own life. The Power of TED* offers a powerful alternative to the Karpman Drama Triangle with its roles of victim, persecutor, and rescuer. The Empowerment Dynamic (TED) provides the antidote roles of creator, challenger, and coach - and a more positive approach to life's challenges. The teaching story provides a guide for learning and growing through the challenges we all face in our lives. Its message resonates with everyone who, at some time in their lives, feel victimized by their situation. Having helped thousands of people and scores of organizations over the past decade, The Power of TED* (*The Empowerment Dynamic) is being published in this 10th Anniversary Edition to convey a very timely message of hope that all of life, whether at home or work, can be transformed to create satisfying and fulfilling relationships. Its message is needed now more than ever. The 10th Anniversary Edition retains the powerful leadership story and adds three new sections: 1. A new Foreword by Lisa Lahey, Ed D, Harvard Graduate School of Education 2. New Study Questions for the Journey 3. A new Preface by the Author

©2016 David Emerald (P)2017 David Emerald

Narrator: Ryan Sitzberger
Length: 3 hrs and 5 mins
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361

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The men in the tan-and-cream Chrysler came with guns blazing. When Ray Kelly woke up in the hospital, it was a month later, he was missing an eye, and his father was dead. Then things started to get bad. From the mind of the incomparable Donald E. Westlake comes a devastating story of betrayal and revenge, an exploration of the limits of family loyalty and how far a man will go when everything he loves is taken from him.

©1962 Donald E. Westlake (P)2008 BBC Audiobooks America

Narrator: L. J. Ganser
Length: 5 hrs and 35 mins
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At Home in Mitford

15 ratings

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It's easy to feel at home in Mitford. In these high, green hills, the air is pure, the village is charming, and the people are generally lovable. Yet Father Tim, the bachelor rector, wants something more. Enter a dog the size of a sofa who moves in and won't go away. Add an attractive neighbor who begins wearing a path through the hedge. Now, stir in a lovable but unloved boy, a mystifying jewel theft, and a secret that's 60 years old. Suddenly, Father Tim gets more than he bargained for. And readers get a rich, provincial comedy in which mysteries and miracles abound.

©1994 Jan Karon (P)1996 Recorded Books, LLC All rights reserved

Narrator: John McDonough
Author: Jan Karon
Length: 19 hrs and 20 mins
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The Mill Girl

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Warwickshire, 1840s: boys are destined for the pit and girls for the mill. Despite this, Maryann is happy there - until her mother dies. Her family collapses, leaving Maryann exhausted, and Toby, the boy she is set on marrying, insists they wait. Then Maryann is offered a position as nanny to the daughter of the mill owner, Wesley Marshall, who Maryann grows unexpectedly close to. But their relationship doesn’t go unnoticed, threatening to unleash a world of problems on them all....

©2014 Rosie Goodwin (P)2015 W F Howes Ltd

Length: 13 hrs and 7 mins
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Sandstorm

36 ratings

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An inexplicable explosion rocks the antiquities collection of a London museum, and the race begins to determine how it happened, why it happened, and what it means. Lady Kara Kensington's family paid a high price in money and blood to found the gallery that now lies in ruins. Her search for answers leads Kara and her friend, Safia al-Maaz, the gallery's curator, into a world they never dreamed existed. Evidence exposed by the tragedy suggests that Ubar, a lost city buried beneath the Arabian desert, is more than mere legend...and that something astonishing is waiting there. The two extraordinary women and their guide, Omaha Dunn, are not the only ones being drawn to the desert. Former U.S. Navy SEAL Painter Crowe, a covert government operative and head of an elite counter-espionage team, is hunting down a dangerous turncoat and the trail is pointing him toward Ubar. What is hidden below the sand is more than a valuable relic of ancient history. It is an ageless power that lives and breathes. Many lives have already been destroyed by ruthless agencies dedicated to guarding its mysteries and harnessing its might. The end may be at hand for Kara, Safia, Crowe, and all of the interlopers who wish to expose its mysteries, as it prepares to unleash the most terrible storm of all.

©2004 Jim Czajkowski (P)2010 HarperCollins Publishers

Narrator: John Meagher
Length: 16 hrs and 17 mins
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Assassin's Creed: Gold

120 ratings

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Please note: This title contains explicit language Assassin’s Creed: Gold is a stand-alone tale from the Assassin's Creed universe in which we meet Aliyah Khan, a card shark and hustler who’s been dealt a rough hand in life. Surviving through her smarts and street scams, Aliyah struggles to get by until she loses big time to a mysterious older man, Gavin Banks. Her only option to repay Banks is to become an Assassin. During her training, Banks tells Aliyah of the centuries-old battle between the Assassins and Templars, imploring her to help him decode a secret message inscribed on an illegal form of currency during the Great Recoinage of 1696.    With a cast of characters beloved the world over by fans of the franchise, Assassin’s Creed: Gold tells a gripping tale of imminent economic collapse, featuring appearances from Warden of the Royal Mint, Isaac Newton, con artist and counterfeiter William Chaloner, blind assassin Omar Khaled and assassin trainer Rose Galloway. Equal parts adrenaline-fueled and thought-provoking, Assassin’s Creed: Gold draws a compelling parallel with the financial chaos of Isaac Newton’s 17th-century Britain and the economic uncertainty of our more recent history.   Audible’s new full-cast drama will realise the clash of the Assassins and Templars as a gripping audio thriller with lead performances from Riz Ahmed (Emmy winner, Golden Globe nominee, The Night Of, Rogue One, Four Lions), Anthony Head (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Merlin, Little Britain), Danny Wallace (BAFTA Games Award winner, Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate, Assassin’s Creed III) and Tamara Lawrance (Corvidae, On Chesil Beach).   Performed by: Riz Ahmed, Laura Aikman, Rachel Atkins, Brian Bowles, Andrew Branch, John Chancer, Lily Donovan, Rupert Fairley, Ray Fearon, Owen Findlay, Jason Forbes, Nicholas Goh, Anthony Head, David John, Jim Johnson, Will Kelly, Tamara Lawrance, John Last, Gemma Lawrence, Nicholas le Prevost, Simon Lipson, Hayward Morse, Paul Panting, Laila Payne, Nigel Pilkington, Joseph Radcliffe, David Rintoul, Anne Rosenfeld, Jennifer Saayeng, Gyuri Sarossy, Danny Wallace and Daniel Weyman.

©2019 Ubisoft Entertainment (P)2020 Audible, Ltd

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Long Live the Cartel

1 rating

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In the world of the Cartel, there are many pitfalls and family curses. In the city of Miami, the good die young and the bad live forever. The first family of Miami, the Diamonds, are back and more ruthless than ever. When the family has to deal with the sins of the father, karma comes back and rests on the shoulders of Carter “CJ” Jones II. The life his father never wanted for him calls him, and the allure of family tradition sucks him in so deep that he falls victim to the game. This story shows the second coming of a king and solidifies the cartel family tree in the roots of the streets forever.  Ride with a new regime as Carter II and his cousin Mo attempt to carry the legacy of their fathers on their shoulders. Will the city respect them? Or have the ghosts of the past been erased by a new wave of hustlers? Miami was forever changed when Carter and Miamor came to town. Can the Cartel ever regain their strength or was their fall from power too devastating to repair?  Ashley & JaQuavis dive into their franchise series once more and give their fans a taste of classic urban storytelling.

©2020 Ashley & JaQuavis (P)2020 Blackstone Publishing and Urban Audiobooks, LLC

Length: 7 hrs and 24 mins
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Friedrich Nietzsche Collection

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Friedrich Nietzsche was a German philosopher. His writings included critiques of religion, morality, philosophy, contemporary culture, and science, using a distinctive style and displaying a fondness for aphorism. Enjoy this Friedrich Nietzsche collection combining three of Nietzsche's most noteworthy pieces - Beyond Good and Evil, Thus Spoke Zarathustra, and The Antichrist - in one audiobook!

Public Domain (P)2020 Hanley Media

Narrator: Drake Johnson
Length: 23 hrs and 35 mins
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When Giants Were upon the Earth

3 ratings

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An Exploration of the Strange and Odd Supernatural Things in the Bible The Biblical fantasy novel series Chronicles of the Nephilim has changed the landscape of Evangelical imagination.    Now, author Brian Godawa shares the Biblical and ancient historical research that undergirds that fiction.     For those who want serious study of the topics of Genesis 6, the Watchers, Nephilim, Sons of God, fallen angels, Spiritual Warfare, and the Biblical Cosmic War of the Seed.     The Book of Enoch: Scripture, Heresy or What?  Sons of God  The Nephilim  Leviathan  Mesopotamian Cosmic Geography in the Bible  Retelling Bible Stories and Mythic Imagination  Gilgamesh and the Bible  In Defense of Ancient Traditions  Mythical Monsters in the Bible  Canaanite Baal and Old Testament Storytelling Polemics  Goliath was Not Alone  Jesus and the Cosmic War  The Geography of Hades 

©2014 Brian Godawa (P)2014 Brian Godawa

Narrator: Brian Godawa
Author: Brian Godawa
Length: 11 hrs and 15 mins
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Summary and Analysis of America: Imagine a World Without Her by Dinesh D'Souza

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Learn about the opinions of Dinesh D'Souza regarding the legacy and future of America in a fraction of the time it takes to listen to the actual book! In chapter one, Dinesh D'Souza outlines the basic contention of his book which is that America is committing suicide, not by inadvertence or neglect, but by deliberate policy. The villains who have conspired to make national suicide a policy are progressives of whom Barack Obama is the most powerful spokesman and executive. The progressives, who, according to D'Souza, are engineering America's destruction, believe that doing so is the pathway to a better world. The basic progressive argument for that is that America's power and wealth have been built on slavery and theft. The argument asserts that the early settlers stole the land from Native Americans and later from France and Mexico. They enslaved Africans to work it. American capitalism is institutionalized theft because it deprives the workers of a fair share of the profits. America's foreign policy is based on theft of resources. (It is in the Middle East to steal the oil.) Justice and a better world all around demand guilt and atonement: restoration and reparations for that theft and a complete change in behavior. Extreme progressives hope for America to cease to exist. More moderate progressives, of whom Obama is one, envision America's reconstruction in a better form. Here is a preview of what you'll learn when you download your copy today: General overview and summary of America: Imagine a World without Her How America is considered the land of freedom by different groups The reason why America is believed to be losing ground to China Learn how to build a better America by understanding popular opinions

©2014 Summary Station (P)2016 Summary Station

Length: 41 mins
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The Small House At Allington

2 ratings

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Exclusively from Audible The spirited Lily Dale, who longs to be loved, is devastated when her fiancé, the self-interested Adolphus Crosbie, jilts her for the aristocratic Lady Alexandrina. Although heartbroken, Lily still loves Crosbie and believes she must remain single despite him being unworthy of her affections. Even when the more deserving John Eame presents himself, she is still unable to see past her feelings for Crosbie. Meanwhile, Lily's sister Bell is also under pressure to marry for money, not for love. With an array of wonderful subplots, this audiobook is full of subtle humour as well as heartbreak. The Small House at Allington is the fifth audiobook in the series known as the Chronicles of Barsetshire and as usual, Trollope shows his skill at analysing the thoughts and emotions of his characters, a craft that makes them appear truly life-like. Each character feels human, even Crosbie who also suffers himself for the mistakes he makes. Trollope possesses the ability to take everyday events and turn them into a gripping tale. The novel was written at the height of Trollope's popularity and contains one of his most admired heroines, Lily Dale. Former British Prime Minister, John Major, declared it his favourite book, propelling it back into the limelight in the 1990s. Narrator Biography Timothy West is prolific in film, television, theatre, and audiobooks. He has narrated a number of Anthony Trollope's classic audiobooks, including the six Chronicles of Barsetshire and The Pallisers series. He has also narrated volumes of Simon Schama's A History of Britain and John Mortimer's Rumpole on Trial. Timothy West's theatrical credits include King Lear, The Vote, Uncle Vanya, A Number, Quarter, and Coriolanus and his films include Ever After, Joan Of Arc, Endgame, Iris, and The Day of the Jackal. On television, Timothy has appeared in Broken Biscuits (BBC), Great Canal Journeys (across 3 Series), and the regular role of Stan Carter on EastEnders (BBC).

Public Domain (P)2014 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Timothy West
Length: 23 hrs and 38 mins
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Shatter

10 ratings

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Nominated for the Audiobook Download of the Year, 2008. A naked woman is perched on the edge of Clifton Suspension Bridge weeping into a mobile phone. Clinical psychologist Joseph O'Loughlin is only feet away, desperately trying to talk her down. She whispers, 'you don't understand,' and jumps. Later, Joe has a visitor - the woman's teenage daughter, a runaway from boarding school. She refuses to believe that her mother would have jumped off the bridge - not only would she not commit suicide, she is terrified of heights. Joe wants to believe her, but what would drive a woman to such a desperate act? Whose voice? What evil?

©2008 Michael Robotham (P)2008 W.F. Howes Ltd

Narrator: Sean Barrett
Length: 14 hrs and 4 mins
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Flight

9 ratings

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Flight is the hilarious and tragic story of an orphaned Indian boy - "Zits" - who travels back and forth through time in a charged search for his true identity. With powerful, swift prose, Flight follows the troubled teenager as he learns that violence is not the answer. The journey begins as he's about to commit a massive act of violence. At the moment of decision, he finds himself shot back through time to awaken in the body of an FBI agent during the civil-rights era. It's only the first stop. He continues through time to inhabit the body of an Indian child during the battle at Little Bighorn and then rides with an 1800s Indian tracker before materializing as an airline pilot jetting through the skies today. During these furious travels, his refrain is: "Who's to judge?" and "I don't understand humans." When he returns to his own life, he is transformed by all he's seen.

©2007 Sherman Alexie (P)2008 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

Narrator: Adam Beach
Length: 4 hrs and 41 mins
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Two Nights in Paris

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Two nights. One undeniable attraction.  To prove to his mother that he can be responsible, Stephan Brooks takes a job at her firm and promises to be a better son. But one glimpse of Roselle Parker, her up-and-coming protégé, and all his good intentions disappear. All he has to do is conduct himself in a professional manner, but a trip to Paris with Roselle proves too big of a temptation.  Roselle knows Stephan Brooks is nothing but trouble. She’s heard the stories, and her brief contact with him confirms they’re all true. But two nights in Paris and her inhibitions crumble beneath his seductive touch. They plan to leave what happened in Paris, in Paris. But the best-laid plans often go awry. 

©2019 Delaney Diamond (P)2021 Delaney Diamond

Narrator: Sean Crisden
Length: 5 hrs and 41 mins
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The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma | Summary

1 rating

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Learn About Trauma and Traumatic Disorders in a Fraction of the Time! Bessel Van der Kolk, MD, is the author of The Body Keeps the Score. In this book, Bessel examines the ways that trauma can affect people and how they can recover from past traumatic events. When a person experiences trauma, it will change the wiring in their brain, and this will cause a change in the way that a person views their life and everyday situations. Trauma has a negative effect on both the body and mind in a way that will prevent a person affected by trauma from enjoying the present moment. Bessel and his colleagues have been researching trauma and the people affected by it for almost 50 years. This journey began for Dr. Van der Kolk when he met with Vietnam War veterans who were suffering from the trauma they experienced in the war. This trauma caused these veterans to struggle with the transition of coming back home and resuming normal lives. These trauma sufferers all had certain symptoms that they shared. The traumatic events that were experienced at war were constantly being replayed in the brains of the veterans. In addition to this, the veterans appeared to be numb or indifferent to everyday life, and they would become angry very easily. Dr. Van der Kolk is considered to be the very first doctor to diagnose and recognize post-traumatic stress disorder, which is also known as PTSD. He was also one of the first doctors to identify cures and methods for assisting people who are affected by PTSD so that they can once again live normal lives. Here is a preview of what you'll learn: How traumatic disorders affect people mentally and physically Why pharmaceutical drugs and talk therapy do not cure PTSD How Dr. Van der Kolk has progressed the medical community's understanding of traumatic disorders

©2015 Summary Station (P)2016 Nate Needham split royalty

Narrator: Tony Armagno
Length: 34 mins
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Casca: The Sentinel: Casca Series #9

3 ratings

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This is audiobook #9 in the Casca Series. Casca Longinus: Cursed by Christ on Golgotha. He is condemned to outlive the ages, wandering the globe as a constant soldier. He struggles on merely surviving, fighting, waiting for "Him" to return. Centuries later, awakened from frozen slumber by the touch of a beautiful young woman, Casca journeys from the Northern wasteland to the legendary Constantinople, and then on to the war-ravaged shores of North Africa. He must struggle with the agony of his eternal curse - all the while waging war against the razor sharp fanaticism of the bloodthirsty Brotherhood that hunts him.

©1983 Barry Sadler (P)2002 Books in Motion

Narrator: Gene Engene
Author: Barry Sadler
Length: 7 hrs and 16 mins
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Butterfly 3

3 ratings

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The hardest thing Morgan Atkins has ever done is let go of love. After losing Messiah, she never thought she’d find someone who understood her again. Until she reunited with Ahmeek Harris and their friendship quickly transformed into something deeper, but there was one problem...she was engaged to a man she didn’t love and he’s holding a deadly secret over her head. If that wasn’t enough, her long-lost love Messiah returned to claim her as his own.  Three men plus one woman equals inevitable heartbreak. Morgan wants to follow her heart and take the risk of a lifetime, but she risks destroying her family in the process.  Will Morgan enter a loveless marriage? Or will Messiah and Ahmeek fix their brotherhood and work together to save the woman they both love?  A Macmillan Audio production from St. Martin's Griffin

©2020 Ashley Antoinette (P)2020 Macmillan Audio

Narrator: Nicole Small
Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
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Dirty Kisses

3 ratings

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Kazimir, the head of the Bratva, has come to New York to find the person who murdered his loyal washer. Nicknamed The Russian Lion because he's credited with over 200 kills, the death of his washer is enough to start a dark and deadly war. Unfortunately, Emily falls on Kazimir's radar. Her brother is suspected of being involved in the murder, and she's determined to do everything she can to save him.  Kazimir forces her to launder his money and finds that she's the perfect fit for the job. Known as a con to most and a hustler to many, she's the best washer in Harlem, and she keeps all of the low-key gangsters on their toes. At first, Kazimir and Emily have a tricky arrangement based on fear and danger. Working for Kazimir is like balancing on a tightrope. He's a monster wrapped in a gorgeous package, and his air of sensuality almost makes her forget just how dangerous the man is.  Sexual tension heats up between the two, but one violent night changes everything. Kazimir and Emily must somehow learn to trust each other before they end up dead. But when hidden secrets arise regarding the death of Kazimir's washer, his money won't be the only thing that's dirty. And, unfortunately, their rising attraction may not survive.

©2018 Dreamscape Media, LLC (P)2019 Dreamscape Media, LLC

Author: Kenya Wright
Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
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The Final Quest Trilogy

2 ratings

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What if a single revelation could change your destiny in a moment? In this riveting best-selling series, author Rick Joyner takes you on the supernatural journey that has captivated millions. This is more real than an allegory. The Final Quest Trilogy is a panoramic vision of the epic struggle between light and darkness, and your part in it. As the series unfolds, you can join in the great battle, encounter angels and demons, apostles and prophets, and the heavenly realm itself. This Trilogy is about the greatest adventure - to serve the greatest King and to stand for His truth with courage. This is not for the timid, but for the bold who care.

©2016 Rick Joyner (P)2020 Destiny Image Audio

Narrator: Lee Alan
Author: Rick Joyner
Length: 16 hrs and 30 mins
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Callsign: Bishop, Book 1

Summary

An Iranian terrorist cell has gotten its hands on weaponized Ergot-B, a compound that causes violent hysteria, madness and death within 24 hours,and plan to unleash the weapon on major cities around the world. Successful deployment would begin a bloodbath, as those exposed would kill everyone they encountered before succumbing to the compound's lethal effects. Erik Somers - Callsign: Bishop - is called in to investigate, but his first discovery shocks him to the core. Dawoud Abbasi, the terrorist leader planning to unleash Ergot-B, is his biological father. Bishop, along with an undercover Delta operator known as Callsign: Joker, race across the unforgiving Iranian desert in search of the Ergot-B. Seeking answers, both professional and personal, Bishop must fight against a private army, Iranian Special Forces and men driven mad by Ergot-B. With the life of his biological mother in the balance, and countless more people in cities around the world, Bishop must call on all his strength to not only survive, but also stop the man revealed as his father - even if he has to kill him. The Callsign Books: Callsign: Bishop is part of a series of Chess Team novellas released in 2011. Each of the audiobooks follows a single member of the team and is titled for them: Callsign: Queen, Callsign: Knight, etc. The novellas are co-authored by Jeremy Robinson and five other fantastic authors. The stories take place after the events of Threshold, the third Jack Sigler thriller, but are designed to introduce listeners to the series. If you haven't listened to the novels, no worries. Enjoy the ride!

©2012 Jeremy Robinson (P)2014 Jeremy Robinson

Narrator: Jeffrey Kafer
Length: 2 hrs and 38 mins
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How Hard Can It Be?

14 ratings

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From the New York Times best-selling author of I Don't Know How She Does It comes an audiobook about starting over and facing life with a sense of humor.  This program is read by acclaimed actor Poppy Miller, who stars as Ginny Weasley in the Broadway production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Allison Pearson's brilliant debut novel, I Don't Know How She Does It, was a New York Times best seller with four million copies sold around the world. Called "the definitive social comedy of working motherhood" (The Washington Post) and "a hysterical look - in both the laughing and crying senses of the world - at the life of Supermom" (The New York Times), I Don't Know How She Does It introduced Kate Reddy, a woman as sharp as she was funny. As Oprah Winfrey put it, Kate's story became "the national anthem for working mothers." Seven years later, Kate Reddy is facing her 50th birthday. Her children have turned into impossible teenagers; her mother and in-laws are in precarious health; and her husband is having a midlife crisis that leaves her desperate to restart her career after years away from the workplace. Once again, Kate is scrambling to keep all the balls in the air in a juggling act that an early review from the UK Express hailed as "sparkling, funny, and poignant...a triumphant return for Pearson." Will Kate reclaim her rightful place at the very hedge fund she founded, or will she strangle in her new “shaping” underwear? Will she rekindle an old flame, or will her house burn to the ground when a rowdy mob shows up for her daughter’s surprise (to her parents) Christmas party? Surely it will all work out in the end. After all, how hard can it be?

©2018 Allison Pearson (P)2018 Macmillan Audio

Narrator: Poppy Miller
Length: 13 hrs and 40 mins
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Summary of Principles: Life and Work - by Ray Dalio

1 rating

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“If you’re not failing, you’re not pushing your limits, and if you’re not pushing your limits, you’re not maximizing your potential.” (Ray Dalio) Summary of: Principles: Life and Work by Ray Dalio When it comes to investing and the world of entrepreneurship, Ray Dalio is a household name. He shares some of the principles that have demonstrated remarkable results in business as well as life. Organizations and individuals can apply these principles, to achieve specific objectives and goals. What to take from this book? Different array of principles that help streamline decision-making, even in times of chaos and confusion. The principles revolve around you, although you can also involve the people you work with to achieve more productive results. As a manager, you see the bigger picture, and it falls on you to ensure your company functions like a well-oiled machine from top to bottom. Who is this book for? People who want to make their decision-making more effective and be more reactive in their lives or businesses. People who want to gain key insights from someone who has experienced life in a whole different way. The major topics covered in the book include: Reaching your goals. Dealing with problems. Bridgewater investing methods. Cultivating meaningful work. Cultivating meaningful relationships. Company culture and so much more. Added-value of this summary: Learning and understanding key business and life principles. Saving time. Boosting your decision-making skills and business skills. At Essential Insight Summaries, we pride ourselves in providing key points in life-changing books in the shortest amount of time. Our summaries focus on bringing vital information that enhances knowledge and understanding of a specific subject matter. We focus on the essentials to ensure you maximize knowledge in the shortest possible time. Disclaimer: This comprehensive summary is based on Principles: Life and Work by Ray Dalio, and does not share any affiliation with the author or original work in any way or form. The summary does not utilize any text from the original work. We want our listeners to use this summary as a study companion to the original book, and not as a substitute.

©2019 Letterpeak (P)2019 Letterpeak

Narrator: R F McCoy
Length: 1 hr and 17 mins
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Cato's Heart

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How do you live when you know you're going to die? Rebecca King had a broken heart, literally. Congenital heart disease has given her less than a year to live. Hopefully, that'll be enough time to complete every task on her bucket list. However difficult, she finally comes to terms with her imminent demise. Then fate delivers an unexpected distraction. Due to a horrific accident that left his wife on life support, Nick Cato, narcotics investigator, is trapped behind a wall of loneliness and grief. However, he had no way of knowing that destiny would deliver a gift strong enough to quell the sadness. But will he allow guilt to keep him from embracing his happy ending?

©2020 Jessica Watkins (P)2020 Jessica Watkins

Length: 3 hrs and 15 mins
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True Love

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My, my, my! The Bennett Brothers have come a long way. They've faced some turbulent times that left them with an unknown feeling about their reality and new normal. The Brothers have fought, broken barriers that seemed impossible to overcome, and most importantly...they welcomed love in the most unconditional way possible! What more can they overcome? Wanna find out? Dive into True Love to see these brothers come together one more time in the name of brotherhood and family. You may be surprised to find out that they aren't much different from the rest of the world when it comes to coping with the new norm and facing a pandemic crisis.

©2020 Donnia Marie (P)2020 Donnia Marie

Author: Donnia Marie
Length: 2 hrs and 48 mins
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When the Side N*gga Catch Feelings

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When the Side N*gga Catch Feelings is the story of two women who are unfaithful for two totally different reasons, yet wind up with the same catastrophic outcome.   Meet Heaven: a young girl who is loving, submissive, and beyond appreciative of her husband, Ross. As a teenager, Heaven lived solely for her sister, Divine, and her daughter, Sunshine. Because her mother is mentally ill and her father ran off, Heaven had to do some unimaginable things just to feed the family. Then came Ross, and everything changed. He wasn't some filthy rich, dope boy that some young girls dream of, but Heaven felt like Ross was her blessing. Yet, Ross turned out to be a wolf wrapped decadently in sheep's clothing. Still, Heaven was willing to take the bad just to keep the good. The drama was all worth it for the luxuries of food, clothes, and shelter, not just for herself, but, more so, for Divine and Sunshine.   And then there's Treasure. How is it that a woman can have a good man and still not be satisfied? Treasure is far from as submissive as her best friend, Heaven. As a teenager, Treasure had always been the type of girl to juggle two or three boys. Once she was older and met a real man, Vegas, she tried to commit. All of that went out of the window, though, when she met the one that allowed her to be the ride or die chick that she had always fantasized about being.   Treasure isn't the only promiscuous woman in this story, however, because Heaven eventually succumbs to the wooing of a man that wants to treat her far better than her ain't-sh*t-husband. She knows that Ross deserves her infidelity. He had never been loyal or faithful to her. However, one thing he had never done was cheat on Heaven with someone in their circle.   In this tale of lust, lies, and mayhem, Heaven fights with the feelings that she has for her side dude while Treasure basks in hers. That is, until all hell breaks loose. These two side dudes that Heaven and Treasure have fallen for pretended as if they could play second to another man...until their feelings got in the way. Then egos clash, bonds are broken, and, with two beasts like Vegas and Ross, a life is lost in this group's tight-knit circle...all because these ladies chose wrong.

©2018 Jessica N. Watkins (P)2019 Audible, Inc.

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Eldorado [French Version]

10 ratings

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Gardien de la citadelle Europe, le commandant Piracci navigue depuis vingt ans au large des côtes italiennes, afin d'intercepter les embarcations des émigrants clandestins. Dans le même temps, au Soudan, deux frères (bientôt séparés par le destin) s'apprêtent à entreprendre le dangereux voyage vers le continent de leurs rêves, l'Eldorado européen... Parce qu'il n'y a pas de frontière que l'espérance ne puisse franchir, Laurent Gaudé fait résonner la voix de ceux qui, au prix de leurs illusions, leur identité et parfois leur vie, osent se mettre en chemin pour s'inventer une terre promise.

©2006 Actes Sud (P)2011 Éditions Thélème

Length: 4 hrs and 53 mins
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The Glass Lake

2 ratings

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Night after night the beautiful woman walked beside the serene waters of Lough Glass. Until the day she disappeared, leaving only a boat drifting upside down on the unfathomable lake that gave the town its name.  Ravishing Helen McMahon, the Dubliner with film-star looks and unfulfilled dreams, never belonged in Lough Glass, not the way her genial pharmacist-husband Martin belonged, or their spirited daughter Kit.  Suddenly, she is gone and Kit is haunted by the memory of her mother, seen through a window, alone at the kitchen table, tears streaming down her face. Now Kit, too, has secrets: of the night she discovered a letter on Martin’s pillow and burned it, unopened. The night her mother was lost. The night everything changed forever...

©1995 Maeve Binchy (P)1995 Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio Publishing, Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio Publishing, A Division of Random House, Inc.

Author: Maeve Binchy
Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
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Casca the Eternal Mercenary

6 ratings

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This is audiobook number one in the Casca Series. When they flew Casey into the hospital at Nha Trang, the medics were sure he would die. That he didn't was only the first surprise. The second, and bigger one, was that Casey had been fighting for 2,000 years, ever since that day on Golgotha when he thrust his lance into the side of the man on the cross. "Soldier, you are content with what you are. Then that you shall remain until we meet again." Thus does Casca's journey begin, a man who cannot die, does not age, and knows no skills but those of battle.

©1979 Barry Sadler (P)2002 Books in Motion

Narrator: Gene Engene
Author: Barry Sadler
Length: 7 hrs and 42 mins
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The Killing Depths

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Killers lurk beneath the waves of the western Pacific Ocean. The USS Encinitas, the first attack submarine crewed by both men and women, stalks the Crescent Moon, a renegade Iranian sub armed with nuclear-tipped missiles. But another predator hides aboard the American sub, a murderer who has already left a trail of dead women behind on shore. While the crew of the Encinitas plays a deadly game of hide-and-seek with the Crescent Moon, NCIS Agent Linus Schag must discover the killer's identity before his - or her - blood lust leads to the submarine's total destruction.

©2012 Martin Roy Hill (P)2020 Martin Roy Hill

Narrator: Brian Dullaghan
Length: 7 hrs and 39 mins
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Eve

15 ratings

Summary

The Shack shattered our limited perceptions about God. Eve will destroy harmful misconceptions about ourselves. From the author of the 25-million copy best seller The Shack comes a beautifully crafted, captivating new novel destined to be one of the most important and talked-about books of the decade. Eve is a bold, unprecedented exploration of the creation narrative, true to the original texts and centuries of scholarship - yet with breathtaking discoveries that challenge traditional misconceptions about who we are and how we're made. As The Shack awakened listeners to a personal, nonreligious understanding of God, Eve will free us from faulty interpretations that have compromised human relationships since the Garden of Eden. Eve opens a refreshing conversation about the equality of men and women within the context of our beginnings, helping us see each other as our Creator does - complete, unique, and not constrained to man-defined rules or limitations. Thoroughly researched and exquisitely written, Eve is a masterpiece that will inspire listeners for generations to come.

©2015 William Paul Young (P)2015 Simon & Schuster Audio. All rights reserved.

Narrator: Roger Mueller
Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
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Four Souls & Tracks

2 ratings

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In the world of interconnected novels by Louise Erdrich, Four Souls is most closely linked to Tracks. All these works continue and elaborate on the intricate story of life on a reservation peopled by saints and false saints, heroes and sinners, clever fools and tenacious women. Louise Erdrich reminds us of the deep spirituality and the ordinary humanity of this world, and these works are as beautiful and lyrical as anything she has written.   Tracks Set in North Dakota, Tracks is a tale of passion and deep unrest. Over the course of 10 crucial years, as tribal land and trust between people erode ceaselessly, men and women are pushed to the brink of their endurance, yet their pride and humor prohibit surrender. The listener will experience shock and pleasure in encountering characters that are compelling and rich in their vigor, clarity, and indomitable vitality. Four Souls A strange and compelling woman decides to leave home, and the story begins. Fleur Pillager takes her mother's name, Four Souls, for strength and walks from her Ojibwe reservation to the cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul. She is seeking restitution from and revenge on the lumber baron who has stripped her reservation. But revenge is never simple, and she quickly finds her intentions complicated by her own dangerous compassion for the man who wronged her.

©1988, 2004 Louise Erdrich (P)2004 HarperCollins Publishers, Inc.

Narrator: Anna Fields
Length: 13 hrs and 9 mins
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Dog Food 2

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Running and hiding is looked upon as a way out for the weak. It is something Omar never thought he would do. As a child, he didn't even play hide-and-seek for that very reason. Unfortunately, after being sentenced to death by his cousin, Demarcus, Omar was left with no choice. Moving to Detroit wasn't as bad as he thought it would be. It didn't take long for him to reign supreme. The change of location didn't change his conniving and coldhearted ways, however. And it didn't take the locals long to see him for the monster he was. When his lies caught up to him and backed him into the corner, he opted to take the easy way out and leave. After being off the radar for three years, Omar was now willing to play the game. And he wanted it to end in his cousin's murder and his reclaiming the throne he was kicked down from. But how many people would he be willing to kill to get back what he felt was rightfully his? Demarcus' life has turned for the better. He has a relationship with his newfound father, runs a large distribution ring for heroin - called dog food - and has a few legit businesses flourishing on the side. The sheltered mama's boy has turned into a man. But suddenly the bodies start piling up and Demarcus goes from being the most loved man in the city of Memphis to being the number one suspect in every case that crosses the homicide unit's desk. Demarcus' past is back to haunt him with a vengeance. But what happens when the true murderer is someone he already knows to be dead?

©2015 Raynesha Pittman (P)2016 Blackstone Publishing, and Urban Audiobooks

Narrator: Kim Johnson
Length: 6 hrs and 47 mins
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Travels with Rachel: In Search of South America

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Knee-deep in a swamp in the depths of the Bolivian jungle, hunting for anacondas in a pair of sandals, it occurred to George that perhaps he should have booked that all-inclusive honeymoon to the Maldives after all. Join George and Rachel on their hilarious journey through the wilds of Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia, as they climb volcanoes, fish for piranhas, trek through the Amazon rainforest, take death-defying bus rides, sample some of the continent’s strangest delicacies, and try to get to Machu Picchu. Armed only with a basic knowledge of Spanish, small backpacks, and bags of enthusiasm, they set off together on what promised to be a life-changing adventure.

©2017 George Mahood (P)2019 George Mahood

Length: 5 hrs and 18 mins
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Ready for Dreams: Bedtime Stories to Help You Sleep

Summary

Stories to help you sleep, guest writers from around the world. Share with your friends, family, sit solo, or in a group. Become the words and let them melt into your imagination for a moment. Take their essence with you and call upon them when you need.

©2020 FAADA (P)2020 FAADA

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Length: 1 hr and 23 mins
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The Protector

9 ratings

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Jack O'Malley is a fireman who is fearless when it comes to facing an inferno. But when an arsonist begins targeting his district, his shift, and his friends, Jack faces the ultimate challenge: protecting the one lady who witnessed the arsonist. The fourth book in the O'Malley series brings back Jack O'Malley from The Truth Seeker in a page-turning thriller. It's Christmas. And in this time of celebration, Cassie Ellis has found the real meaning of Christmas; Jack is still searching to understand. Who is Jesus? On that answer rests his hope that someone greater than he is in control of a situation spiraling into terror.

©2001 Dee Henderson (P)2001 Recorded Books, LLC

Length: 10 hrs and 24 mins
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Full Figured 14

1 rating

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"No Strings Attached" by La Jill Hunt: When they were children, people couldn't tell identical twins Brooke and Brittany apart. Now that they're grown, the beautiful, plus-sized divas still look alike, but they are very different. Brooke is a free spirit who lives life on her own terms and does things her way. Brittany, on the other hand, is cautious and plays by the rules. Despite their differences, the sisters are each other's yin and yang - until a frivolous one-night stand with a stranger turns their lives inside out and jeopardizes their sisterhood forever. "Illusions of Love" by Latoya Chandler: Ebonee's checklist for the happiest day of her life: man of her dreams, check; wedding of her dreams, check; abduction.not a part of the itinerary! Love, like life, can change in the blink of an eye, and for this beautiful, successful businesswoman, both are about to change from better to worse. Ebonee McQueen thinks she has finally found her Prince Charming in Kasim Oringo. However, when the day finally comes for them to exchange their vows, their picture-perfect future spirals out of control. Will the tie that binds Ebonee's heart to Kasim's be strong enough to hold them together through this tragedy? Or will their worlds be completely turned upside down, leaving a relationship with no room for repair?

©2019 La Jill Hunt, Latoya Chandler (P)2019 Recorded Books

Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
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Winner Take All

8 ratings

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John Rain has disappeared to Brazil to escape the killing business and the enemies encircling him in Japan. But the CIA isn't willing to lose its premier "natural causes" contract killer, and they force Rain to take on a high-risk assignment: eliminate a ruthless arms dealer operating in Southeast Asia. The upside? Financial, of course, along with the ongoing chimera of moral redemption. But first, Rain will have to survive the downside: a second assassin zeroing in on the target; the target's consort, an alluring and dangerous woman with an agenda of her own; the possibility that the entire mission is nothing but an elaborate setup. From the gorgeous beaches of Rio to the glitzy casinos of Macau to the gritty back streets of Hong Kong and Kowloon, Rain becomes a reluctant player in an international game far deadlier and more insidious than any he has encountered before.

©2004, 2013 Barry Eisler (P)2013 Brilliance Audio, all rights reserved. Originally published as Rain Storm in 2004

Narrator: Barry Eisler
Author: Barry Eisler
Length: 10 hrs and 1 min
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Callsign: Knight, Book 1

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When a team of Delta operators goes missing in Shenhuang, one of China's newly constructed ghost cities, Shin Dae-Jung - Callsign: Knight - is called in to assist. But the Osprey transporting him to the scene falls prey to an EMP attack and is forced to crash land atop a parking garage. With a wounded pilot in tow, Knight explores the empty city for signs of life and finds two terrified children who warn him that something monstrous is stalking the city. When the pilot disappears, leaving a pool of blood and spent bullet casings behind, Knight doesn't doubt their story. As bullets fly and bodies drop, Knight must protect the children, uncover the fate of the missing Delta team and defend against an unstoppable killer whose ability to regenerate and whose horrible appearance reminds him of something he's faced before - the mythological Hydra. But he's not alone in the surreal abandoned city. A team of SAS soldiers, along with Anna Beck, a former member of Manifold Genetics' private security force, join the fray. Together, they fight against a nightmare that follows its objective to the end: kill them all.

©2012 Jeremy Robinson (P)2014 Jeremy Robinson

Narrator: Jeffrey Kafer
Length: 2 hrs and 33 mins
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The Way You Tempt Me

Summary

Brilliant and ambitious, the high-powered team behind the Pure Talent Agency manages the best creatives in the business. In this sizzling new series, they gamble big on every wild card, industry-outsider client - and on delicious, unexpected, crazy-irresistible passion....    The heir apparent to Pure Talent, ex-playboy Xavier Starks had it all figured out. With an engagement to Hollywood's hottest actress and his innovative expansion plans, he can finally prove to his dad, Jax, that he’s responsible enough to step into a leadership role at their company. Until a jilting-gone-viral puts Xavier back in the relentless social-media spotlight, out of the running for partner - and in competition with the last person he ever expected: his very-grown-up childhood friend and girl next door....    With her acclaimed sports talent roster and unparalleled instincts, agent Zara Reid knows she can take Pure Talent to the next level. To make the most of her mentor Jax’s faith in her, she'll go head-to-head and scheme-to-scheme with Xavier to prove she's got what it takes. But suddenly, long days working too close together turn into reckless, insatiable nights. Now, being coworkers-with-benefits means Zara and Xavier must face their secrets, dare to trust - and negotiate the toughest game of all - love.

©2020 Elle Wright (P)2020 Recorded Books

Narrator: Adenrele Ojo
Author: Elle Wright
Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
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Ancestor Stones

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Abie follows the arc of a letter from London back to Africa to a coffee plantation that now could be hers if she wants it. Standing among the ruined groves she strains to hear the sound of the past, but the layers of years are too many. Thus begins the gathering of her family's history through the tales of her aunts - four women born to four different wives of a wealthy plantation owner, her grandfather. Asana, Mariama, Hawa, and Serah: theirs is the story of a nation, a family, and four women's attempts to alter the course of her own destiny. Aminatta Forna was born in Scotland and raised in West Africa and the UK. Her most recent novel The Hired Man is a tale of love, loss, betrayal, and war in Croatia. Her previous novel The Memory of Love (April 2010), was winner of the 2011 Commonwealth Writers Prize Best Book Award, and shortlisted for the Orange Prize 2011, the IMPAC 2012, and the 2011 Warwick Prize.

©2006 Aminatta Forna (P)2015 Audible, Ltd

Narrator: Adjoa Andoh
Length: 12 hrs and 47 mins
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Beautiful Stories from Shakespeare

1 rating

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Edith Nesbit re-tells the stories of William Shakespeare's plays, making them accessible to children, while evoking the drama and excitement of the originals. Included are: 1. A Midsummer Night's Dream 2. The Tempest 3. As You Like It 4. The Winter's Tale 5. King Lear 6. Twelfth Night 7. Night Much Ado About Nothing 8. Romeo and Juliet 9. Pericles 10. Hamlet 11. Cymbeline 12. Macbeth 13. The Comedy of Errors 14. The Merchant of Venice 15. Timon of Athens 16. Othello 17. The Taming of the Shrew 18. Measure for Measure 19. Two Gentleman of Verona 20. All's Well That Ends Well Edith Nesbit and William Shakespeare Edith Nesbit (1858 – 1924) was a British novelist, poet and magazine editor. Often called the "Queen of Children's literature", Nesbit published over 50 books for children, establishing a new genre. Generally, Nesbit's characters are real children in realistic environments, embarking on fantasy adventures with magical creatures, influencing the work of later writers like CS Lewis and JK Rowling.

Public Domain (P)2005 Alcazar Audioworks

Author: Edith Nesbit
Length: 5 hrs and 1 min
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Arrancame la Vida (Texto Completo)

3 ratings

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Angeles Mastretta nacio en Puebla (Mexico) en 1949. Curso estudios de periodismo en la Facultad de Ciencias Politicas y Sociales de la UNAM. Con Arrancame la vida) ha obtenido un enorme exito de publico y el fervoroso reconocimiento de la critica. Publico Mujeres de ojos grandes (relatos, 1991), Puerto libre (relatos autobiograficos, 1994) y Mal de amores (novella, 1996).Con maestria inigualable, Angeles Mastretta narra en estas paginas el inicial amor sumiso de Catalina, una apasionada mujer mexicana, por el general Andres Ascencio. Asimismo, destaca la progresiva desvinculacion de su papel de subordinacion conyugal y del enganoso contexto social que la rodea. Traducida a mas de once idiomas, Arrancame la vida es ya un clasico de la narrative en lengua castellana y ocupa un lugar de privilegio entre las obras que tienen por tema el acceso de la mujer a la plena conciencia de si misma.A young girl recounts her girlhood and eventual marriage to a general of the Mexican revolution. By one of the most outstanding writers of the new feminist Mexican literature, it is at once a haunting novel of one woman's life and a powerful account of post-revolutionary Mexico from a female perspective.

©1983 Angeles Mastretta (P)2003 Recorded Books, LLC

Narrator: Adriana Sananes
Length: 7 hrs and 54 mins
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Nightwood

5 ratings

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Nightwood, Djuna Barnes's strange and sinuous tour de force novel unfolds in the decadent shadows of Europe's great cities, Paris, Berlin, and Vienna - a world in which the boundaries of class, religion, and sexuality are bold but surprisingly porous. The outsized characters who inhabit this world are some of the most memorable in all of fiction - there is Guido Volkbein, the Wandering Jew and son of a self-proclaimed baron; Robin Vote, the American expatriate who marries him and then engages in a series of affairs, first with Nora Flood and then with Jenny Petherbridge, driving all of her lovers to distraction with her passion for wandering alone in the night; and there is Dr. Matthew-Mighty-Grain-of-Salt-Dante-O'Connor, a transvestite and ostensible gynecologist, whose digressive speeches brim with fury, keen insights, and surprising allusions. Barnes's depiction of these characters and their relationships has made the novel a landmark of feminist and lesbian literature.

©1937 Djuna Barnes; preface copyright 2006 by Jeanette Winterson (P)2017 Tantor

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Deeper than Love

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Nina Winthrop knows exactly what she wants from life: to help the less fortunate, to get married, and to have a family. She’s certain she’s found the perfect man to help her achieve all of those goals. They want the same future, and best of all...he’s not Reese Brooks. Reese knows he screwed up when he broke Nina’s heart, and he’s lived with that regret for the past 10 years. Now that she’s back in town, he’s determined to show her he’s the man she should be with. But does he have what it takes to change her mind? Or will he lose her for good to another man?

©2019 Delaney Diamond (P)2021 Delaney Diamond

Narrator: Sean Crisden
Length: 5 hrs and 20 mins
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Literary Modernism: The Struggle for Modern History

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Professor Perl invites you in these eight lectures to abandon your preconceptions and consider some of the most controversial authors of the 20th century: the Modernists.Who were they? How did "classical" Modernists like Ezra Pound, T.S. Eliot, and James Joyce differ from "neo-Modernists" like Gertrude Stein and William Carlos Williams? What made them believe and write as they did? Why were political extremism, war, and self-destructive behavior such defining forces in their writing (and their personal demons)? What do they have to say to us today in the 21st century? These lectures place literary Modernism within the wide-ranging context of the philosophy, literature, politics, and morality of its time. In doing so, they allow you to look more clearly at the writers and works who have contributed to the definition of human culture. You'll see Eliot, Joyce, Pound, Yeats, James, Lawrence, and others spring to life with their radical beliefs about art and their unforgettable novels and stories. These lectures do not shrink from the challenges imposed by exploring Modernism, or from challenging the answers that scholars have routinely accepted. Nor do they shy away from the difficulties of literary Modernism itself; a literary genre that intimidates many. But despite all this, these lectures are brilliantly organized, crystal clear, and an invaluable tool for finally wrapping your brain around a dramatic roster of authors and an enduring canon of literature.

©1991 The Teaching Company, LLC (P)1991 The Great Courses

Narrator: Jeffrey Perl
Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
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Brida

17 ratings

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Brida, a young Irish girl, has long been interested in various aspects of magic but is searching for something more. Her search leads her to people of great wisdom. She meets a wise man who dwells in a forest, who teaches her to trust in the goodness of the world, and a woman who teaches her how to dance to the music of the world. As Brida seeks her destiny, she struggles to find a balance between her relationships and her desire to become a witch. This enthralling novel incorporates themes that fans of Paulo Coelho will recognize and treasure. It is a tale of love, passion, mystery, and spirituality from the master storyteller. 

©2008 Paulo Coelho (P)2008 HarperCollins Publishers

Narrator: Linda Emond
Author: Paulo Coelho
Length: 5 hrs and 38 mins
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When the Side N*gga Catch Feelings 2

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At the end of When the Side N*gga Catch Feelings, Part 1, all hell breaks loose. The two side dudes that Heaven and Treasure have fallen for pretended as if they could play second to another man. Now, their feelings are in the way, secrets have been revealed, and Vegas and Ross are determined to make sure that the outcome is deadly.   Mello’s dreams of being with Heaven have always only been fantasy because of who she is married to. Yet, one summer night led them into a steamy affair that has ended in complete mayhem. Heaven welcomes the mayhem, however, as long as she finally has Mello, a man that truly loves her. But as her luck has always has it, she can never have what she wants without it coming at a hefty price. When she refuses to pay the price, Heaven is forced back into a life on the streets...without Mello.   Vegas had never cheated on Treasure...not once. But when she is forced to reveal her infidelity with Vegas’ “friend”, Damo, Vegas throws away the ring and their relationship and runs into the arms of the one woman that Treasure despised. Treasure literally makes herself sick with the thought of Vegas being with Princess. Then, Treasure is forced to reveal more of her secrets and she loses her best friend, Heaven, too.   In this finale, Heaven and Treasure’s unfaithfulness literally shatters their world and changes the course of their lives forever. Now, Ross is determined to make Heaven and Mello pay with their lives for deceiving him, and Vegas is falling for the opposition. All the while, Damo and Princess are still plotting to dismantle this crew. Will Heaven make it on the streets? Will Treasure be able to make it on her own two feet? Will Ross finally pay for the havoc that he wreaked on Heaven’s life? Find out in this heart-wrenching finale that will leave you breathless until the very end.

©2017 Jessica N. Watkins (P)2019 Audible, Inc.

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Key West Camouflage

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After finding millions in treasure, Russell Bricklin "Bric" Wahl has suffered a terrible loss, and embarks on a long and dangerous journey to find thieves and murderers. Missing Spanish gold, Greek mobsters, racing in Baja, a near fatal deep water dive in England and a dangerous rail journey in Europe make for "cant put it down" mystery listening in this fast-paced sequel to Treasure Key.

©2012 Wayne Gales (P)2013 Wayne Gales

Narrator: Lee Alan
Length: 9 hrs and 43 mins
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You've Got to Be Kidding Me

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Poseidon, ancient Greek God of the Sea, ruler of earthquakes and once worshipped by thousands as a fertility god, was bored and that could be a dangerous thing for people around him. Deciding to visit his son, Nereus and friends at the Cloverleah pack, Poseidon causes his own brand of trouble, resulting in a night out at a club. All he wanted was a bed partner for a few hours. What he got was so much more. Alpha Claude wanted nothing more than to rule his pack, care for his club members and take up the offer of a warm body when his urges got to strong. When Kane, Alpha of Cloverleah calls and says he wants to bring a special visitor, he was intrigued. But when a silver-haired god walks into his club, he knows his life is going to change. He just didn't by realize how much.  Gods dropping in, visits from family and pesky secrets have a way of making things difficult. Fighting outside foes is easy, but the problems that flare between two very different men might be enough to scupper their mating before it has a chance to settle. Will they ever find their HEA or are the differences between a land creature and a god of the sea to big to overcome?  This is an M/M true mates book and as such comes with the obligatory warnings. While this is book two in the series and can be listened to as a stand-alone, listeners will have more of an understanding of secondary characters and off-book references if they have listened to book one and the Cloverleah Pack series, in particular, On The Brink. 

©2018 Lisa Oliver (P)2020 Lisa Oliver

Narrator: John York
Author: Lisa Oliver
Length: 5 hrs and 33 mins
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Harry Potter Spellbook for Adults and Kids

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If you’re looking for the best Harry Potter spellbook for fans, then look no further! More than 250 charms, hexes, jinxes, potions, poisons, and other fun things from the Harry Potter universe. In the audiobook: A lot of spells! (more than 250) You certainly wouldn’t find more enchanting spells anywhere else. The right wand movement for each spell Summary for every spell What you will improve: Wand movement Pronuciate all the spells

©2019 Mishra Prachi (P)2019 Mishra Prachi

Narrator: Jennifer Pineda
Length: 2 hrs and 20 mins
Available on Audible
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Summary of Medical Medium: Secrets Behind Chronic and Mystery Illness and How to Finally Heal

2 ratings

Summary

Medical Medium: Secrets Behind Chronic and Mystery Illness and How to Finally Heal by Anthony William will really help you heal your body. It will show you how to use the spirits to help guide you in choosing the foods that you eat.  (Disclaimer: This is NOT the original book. If you’re looking for the original book, it is available from Amazon and Audible.) This audiobook is about learning how you are what you eat, so that you can make the right choices to heal what ails you. It is about helping you to learn more about your own body.  This summary will help you to enjoy this book more thoroughly. It contains:  A chapter-by-chapter summary  How to learn from the spirits that be The steps you need to cleanse your body How to heal your chronic health problems  Background on the author  This summary can be listened to alone to give you a brief idea of what the full book is about or you can listen to it side-by-side with the book to help you understand and remember some of the key points. Either way, it is a useful tool that will give you what you need.

©2018 Book Avenue (P)2018 Book Avenue

Narrator: Leanne Thompson
Author: Book Avenue
Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
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The Family Business 5

2 ratings

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New York Times best-selling author Carl Weber and Essence best seller La Jill Hunt return with a story of love, betrayal, and racism in the next addition to the wildly popular Family Business series. From the time he was a boy in Georgia, LC Duncan, patriarch and leader of the Duncan clan, has battled racism. Even now that he and his family are truly successful, the racism can still be in-your-face. Maybe it's the political climate or perhaps it's just bad timing, but LC and the rest of the Duncans are being challenged by the ultimate power-hungry racist, Sheriff KD Shrugs. Nevada Duncan is at that age when girls and sex are always on his mind. His handsome face and superior intellect attract Kia, the beautiful "Blasian" call girl who tempts him into running away to a place where the Duncans are definitely not wanted - El Paso, Texas, the home of KD Shrugs. What is the worst thing that can happen to a handsome, rich millennial? Rio Duncan would say it's mistaken identity after being beat down in a nightclub by someone who thinks he's Roman Johnson, a stickup kid who happens to be Rio's doppelganger. What happens next will open up the biggest can of worms the Duncans have ever had to deal with. Get ready for another roller coaster ride with the Duncan family.

©2020 Carl Weber (P)2020 Recorded Books

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Abaco Breeze

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A mysterious detective puts Breeze in a tight spot. Blackmail is the deal of the day, but Breeze isn't buying. Instead, he accepts a mission to rebuild a marina in Marsh Harbor. He assumes the relocation will keep him out of trouble. His assumption is wrong. He becomes a part of the lives of survivors there, as they work together to reclaim a piece of paradise.

©2020 Ed Robinson (P)2021 Tantor

Author: Ed Robinson
Length: 5 hrs and 25 mins
Available on Audible
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Her Name in the Sky

10 ratings

Summary

Seventeen-year-old Hannah wants to spend her senior year of high school going to football games and Mardi Gras parties. She wants to drive along the oak-lined streets of Louisiana's Garden District and lie on the hot sand of Florida's beaches. She wants to spend every night making memories with her tight-knit group of friends. The last thing she wants is to fall in love with a girl - especially when that girl is her best friend, Baker. Hannah knows she should like Wally, the kind, earnest boy who asks her to prom. She should cheer on her friend Clay when he asks Baker to be his girlfriend. She should follow the rules of her conservative community - the rules that have been ingrained in her since she was a child. But Hannah longs to be with Baker, who cooks macaroni and cheese with Hannah late at night, who believes in the magic of books as much as Hannah does, and who challenges Hannah to be the best version of herself. And Baker might want to be with Hannah, too - if both girls can embrace that world-shaking, wondrous possibility. Contains mature themes.

©2014 Kelly Quindlen (P)2017 Tantor

Narrator: Piper Goodeve
Length: 11 hrs and 14 mins
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Shakespeare's Tragedies

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Shakespeare's contributions to stage and language are unequaled, audiences left breathless for the past four centuries, his artistry as evident in moments of insensate rage as it is in moments of heartbreaking tenderness. But beyond his astonishing feats of language and dramatic impact, Shakespeare also left us a legacy in the explorations of suffering and transgression offered in the six great mature tragedies—Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, Macbeth, Antony and Cleopatra, and Coriolanus—that make up the astonishing body of work he produced from 1600 to 1608. This series of 24 exciting lectures from an award-winning teacher takes you deep within each play to observe Shakespeare's protagonists struggling to make choices in the face of competing social, moral, and psychological pressures and "clawing [from] their pain and horror," as Professor Kinney puts it, " [to] a kind of insight." Whether you're a veteran lover of Shakespeare, someone new to his work, or an old lover returning after too long away, you'll find this course a delight, as Professor Kinney offers insights that give you a nuanced understanding of each play's meaning. It's a gift that will increase the dramatic impact of every Shakespearean tragedy you see on the stage or screen, or visualize as you read them, as well as enhance your ability to form insights on your own with each reading or performance.

©2007 The Teaching Company, LLC (P)2007 The Great Courses

Narrator: Clare R. Kinney
Length: 12 hrs and 1 min
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100 quotes by Spinoza in Chinese Mandarin

Summary

Baruch Spinoza has been called the Prince of Philosophers; Hegel said of him that the alternative was: either Spinoza, or no philosophy at all. By laying the groundwork for the 18th-century Enlightenment and modern biblical criticism, including modern conceptions of the self and the universe, he came to be considered one of the great rationalists of 17th-century philosophy: he had the courage to criticize the traditionalism of religion, to offer a conception of God that would be logic instead of rigidly defined by a shallow dogma.  This audiobook is a collection of a hundred quotes chosen among the most representative of his great works, so that the listener can easily familiarize himself with the thought of one of the greatest European thinkers.

©2018 Compagnie du Savoir (P)2018 Compagnie du Savoir

Length: 26 mins
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Summary: Unfreedom of the Press - by Mark R. Levin

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“For the first time in our history, the news increasingly is produced by companies outside journalism, and this new economic organization is important” (Mark R. Levin) Summary of Unfreedom of the Press by Mark R. Levin Mark R. Levin is a master statesman as well as a respected journalist. He believes there is an anomaly present in the operations of the modern American press, whose effects may be devastating even to the public. Hence, in this book he explains his fears and calls for a quick intervention to correct this anomaly. What to take from this audiobook? In this audiobook, you will find the little details that you may have missed that has characterized the modern practice of news reporting. Levin explains that news reporting is no longer objective as one may think, but is now a tool for propaganda and undergoes a lot of interpretation and censorship before eventually reaching the public. Who is this audiobook for? Consequently, this audiobook is a must-listen for every American citizen interested in the preservation of the founding principles that has elevated the nation as high as it is among other nations. It is meant for journalists and anyone who deals with dissemination of information to the public in order to see the error of their ways and get back on track. This audiobook covers the following major topics: News as propaganda. Attributes of the early patriot party-press. The role of the New York Times newspaper in the Holocaust and Holodomor. The truth about the major allegations lodged by the media against President Trump and so much more. Added-value of this summary: In-depth knowledge about America’s history. The surrounding events leading to the Holocaust and Holodomor. A new perception of the Trump administration as against the media’s representation of it. Saving time. At Essential Insight Summaries, we pride ourselves in providing key points in life-changing audiobooks in the shortest amount of time. Our summaries focus on bringing vital information that enhances knowledge and understanding of a specific subject matter. We focus on the essentials to ensure you maximize knowledge in the shortest possible time. Disclaimer: This comprehensive summary is based on Unfreedom of the Press by Mark R. Levin and does not share any affiliation with the author or original work in any way or form. The summary does not utilize any text from the original work. We want our listeners to use this summary as a study companion to the original audiobook, and not as a substitute.

©2019 Letterpeak (P)2019 Letterpeak

Narrator: R F McCoy
Length: 1 hr and 14 mins
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The Reinvention of the Rose

Summary

Desperation.  Not a phenomenon Tempest could typically claim, but certainly the catalyst for where she’s landed. Not in peril, or pain, but in dire need of the very normalcy she’s often emulated, but never been able to obtain.  Now...there’s nothing in her way, except all those years of being everything except what she now has to become.  Herself.  As soon as she figures out who that is.

©2020 Christina C Jones (P)2020 Christina C Jones

Narrator: Eboni Flowers
Length: 5 hrs and 44 mins
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12 Books to Read Before You Die, Volume 1

Summary

Sound interesting? The author thinks so too! Listen to 12 Books to Read Before You Die, Volume 1 and learn about these classic books:  Father Goriot - Honoré de Balzac The Hound of the Baskervilles - Arthur Conan Doyle The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde - Robert Louis Stevenson Treasure Island - Robert Louis Stevenson Jane Eyre - Charlotte Brontë The Adventures of Tom Sawyer - Mark Twain The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - Mark Twain Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll Through the Looking-Glass - Lewis Carroll The Late Mattia Pascal - Luigi Pirandello Around the World in Eighty Days - Jules Verne Call of the Wild - Jack London

©2020 La Gazza Edizioni (P)2020 La Gazza Edizioni

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The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy

4 ratings

Summary

When Queenie Hennessy discovers that Harold Fry is walking the length of England to save her, and all she has to do is wait, she is shocked. Her note had explained she was dying. How can she wait? A new volunteer at the hospice suggests that Queenie should write again; only this time she must tell Harold everything. In confessing to secrets she has hidden for 20 years, she will find atonement for the past. As the volunteer points out, ‘Even though you’ve done your travelling, you’re starting a new journey, too.’ Queenie thought her first letter would be the end of the story. She was wrong. It was the beginning.Told in simple, emotionally-honest prose, with a mischievous bite, this is a novel about the journey we all must take to learn who we are; it is about loving and letting go. And most of all it is about finding joy in unexpected places and at times we least expect.

©2014 Rachel Joyce (P)2014 Random House Audiobooks

Narrator: Celia Imrie
Author: Rachel Joyce
Length: 10 hrs and 35 mins
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Benevolent Breeze

Summary

Breeze realizes his lifestyle is not sustainable in the long run. The constant turmoil is taking its toll on his aging mind and body. During a particularly stressful moment, he has the sudden inspiration to make a radical change.  Events conspire to postpone the start of his new life. With Brody at his side, he embarks on one last wild nautical adventure. Could this be the end for Breeze?

©2018 Ed Robinson (P)2018 Ed Robinson

Narrator: DJ Holte
Author: Ed Robinson
Length: 5 hrs and 48 mins
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Heimkehren

Summary

Ghana im 18. Jahrhundert: Die beiden Halbschwestern Effia und Esi wachsen auf, ohne voneinander zu wissen. Während Effia mit einem weißen Engländer verheiratet wird und ein komfortables Leben in Cape Coast führt, wird ihre Halbschwester Esi als Sklavin mit Tausenden anderen auf die Baumwollplantagen Amerikas verschleppt. Mit enormer emotionaler Kraft und über acht Generationen hinweg erzählt Yaa Gyasi die bis in die Gegenwart reichende Geschichte zweier Familien, die auf der afrikanischen und amerikanischen Seite des Ozeans ums Überleben kämpfen - und am Ende entgegen aller Wahrscheinlichkeit wieder vereint sind.

©2017 DuMont (P)2017 Der Audio Verlag

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Brief Lives: Series 7-11

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Series 7-11 of the BBC radio drama about Frank Twist and his team of legal eagles, starring David Schofield. Frank Twist and Sarah Gold run The Agency, a paralegal firm based in sunny Manchester. With the help of their team of freelancers, they operate a round-the-clock advice service, going into police stations across the North West to offer help and support to those in custody. In these 26 episodes, their clients include the good, the bad and the ugly: from a teenager pulled in for texting an indecent photo of his girlfriend, to a man detained for suspected arson at a primary school. There’s also the high-powered lawyer and her daughter caught with drugs after a house party, the naked young woman arrested for protesting against the fur trade, the judge accused of rape, the football hero with feet of clay and the local gangster’s son who gets into some serious trouble. On top of the challenges they face professionally, Frank and Sarah must also navigate their problematic personal lives. Recovering from a stroke, Frank is preparing to make a momentous decision about his future, and his complicated relationship with Sarah comes under further strain when buried truths are brought to light.... Witty, sharp and full of twists, Tom Fry and Sharon Kelly’s thrilling legal drama stars David Schofield as Frank, with Kathryn Hunt and Sally Dexter as Sarah. Created by Tom Fry and Sharon Kelly. Written by Tom Fry and Sharon Kelly, Nuala O’Sullivan (Series 7 Episode 2), Lizi Patch (Series 7 Episode 4), Philip Meeks (Series 8 Episode 2, Series 10 Episode 4), Michael Livesey (Series 8 Episode 5, Series 11 Episode 3). Produced and directed by Gary Brown. Music by Carl Harms. Starring David Schofield as Frank Twist.

©2019 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd (P)2019 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd

Length: 18 hrs and 56 mins
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The Forsaken

3 ratings

Summary

Thirty-six years ago, a nameless black man wandered into Jericho, Mississippi, with nothing but the clothes on his back and a pair of paratrooper boots. Less than two days later, he was accused of rape and murder, hunted down by a self-appointed posse, and lynched. Now evidence has surfaced of his innocence, and county sheriff Quinn Colson sets out not only to identify the stranger's remains, but to charge those responsible for the lynching. As he starts to uncover old lies and dirty secrets, though, he runs up against fierce opposition from those with the most to lose - and they can play dirty themselves. Soon Colson will find himself accused of terrible crimes, and the worst part is, the accusations just might stick. As the two investigations come to a head, it is anybody's guess who will prevail - or even come out of it alive.

©2014 Ace Atkins (P)2014 Recorded Books

Author: Ace Atkins
Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
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Study Guide: Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison

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SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality instructional study guides for challenging works of literature. This audio study guide for Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison includes detailed summary and analysis of each chapter and an in-depth exploration of the book’s multiple symbols, motifs, and themes such as race in 20th-century America, the journey toward self-understanding, adult identity, and alienation from a sense of place through involuntary resettlement. Featured content also includes commentary on major characters, 25 important quotes, essay questions, and discussion topics. Ellison’s award-winning Invisible Man is a 20th-century realist novel about an unnamed, young, Black protagonist facing racial oppression in 1930s America. Ellison combines psychological and social story lines, investigating the effects of racism on the protagonist and his ability to rise above these difficulties to craft his own sense of self. This audio study guide presents the same expert content - written by experienced teachers, professors, and literary scholars - in an easy-to-access audio format. SuperSummary study guides demonstrate an authoritative voice, present expert analysis, offer big picture ideas, and help listeners understand a work’s underlying meanings and conclusions.

©2020 SuperSummary (P)2020 SuperSummary

Narrator: Danny Swopes
Author: SuperSummary
Length: 1 hr and 47 mins
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Coming Home to Cuckoo Cottage

1 rating

Summary

From the best-selling author of Mince Pies and Mistletoe at the Christmas Market and The Cherry Tree Café comes a glorious summer treat of glamping, vintage tearooms and love....  When Lottie Foster’s grandmother’s best friend, Gwen, dies, she leaves Lottie her lovely home, Cuckoo Cottage.   Lottie loves the cottage, but Matt, a charming local builder, points out that beneath its charm it is falling apart. Luckily he is always on hand to help with the problems that somehow seem to keep cropping up. But is he just a bit too good to be true? Certainly Will, Lottie’s closest neighbour, seems to think so. Lottie plans to set up her own business renovating vintage caravans. She hasn’t told anyone about the project she has cooked up with Jemma from The Cherry Tree Café to repurpose Gwen’s old caravan and turn it into a gorgeous tearoom. But before she can finally enjoy living with her legacy she must uncover whom she can trust and whom to avoid. And with two men vying for her attention, will she also find love? 

©2017 Heidi Swain (P)2018 Simon & Schuster UK

Narrator: Karen Cass
Author: Heidi Swain
Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
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Trouble in Rio

2 ratings

Summary

Rio Duncan is one of the youngest children of the Duncan clan. With no solid position in the family business like his other siblings, he has been feeling out of place and decides to disappear. Rio leaves his Duncan identity behind and goes on a search for friends and family who can relate to him. His destination is Baltimore, and he is sure to find what he is looking for in the city with a community like no other.  There, he also finds unexpected trouble. Corey Grant is making a name for himself in Baltimore with an inherited drug empire and a complicated relationship with his right-hand man. With plenty on his plate, Corey has almost no time for the romance he wants with Dre, and he feels like they are growing apart. That brings about a jealousy and insecurity that he doesn't know how to control.  Diana Black is Corey's girlfriend-for-hire, and she has a taste for bad boys. She is loyal to Corey's cause, but how long will that last? Rio's personality and flair instantly gains him entrance into Corey's circle. Rio says he's looking for friends, but Corey is sure that other motives are on the table. When Rio has a change of heart about his newfound crew, he needs an escape plan. There is one problem: His family doesn't know where he is. Did he inherit any of the ruthless traits he observed in his father and brothers? Can the most colorful Duncan son get out of Baltimore and back home safe and sound now that he's on his own?

©2019 Carl Weber, M.T. Pope (P)2019 Recorded Books

Length: 6 hrs and 51 mins
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The Life and Death of Mr. Badman

Summary

Courteous Reader, As I was considering with myself what I had written concerning the progress of the pilgrim from this world to glory and how it had been acceptable to many in this nation, it came again into my mind to write, as then, of him that was going to heaven, so now, of the life and death of the ungodly, and of their travel from this world to Hell. The which in this I have done, and have put it, as thou seest, under the name and title of Mr. Badman, a name very proper for such a subject. I have also put it into the form of a dialogue, that I might with more ease to myself, and pleasure to the listener, perform the work. And although, as I said, I have put it forth in this method, yet have I as little as may be, gone out of the road of mine own observation of things. Yea, I think I may truly say, that to the best of my remembrance, all the things that here I discourse of, I mean as to matter of fact, have been acted upon the stage of this world, even many times before mine eyes. Here therefore, Courteous Reader, I present thee with the life and death of Mr. Badman indeed: Yea, I do trace him in his life, from his childhood to his death; that thou mayest, as in a glass, behold with thine own eyes, the steps that take hold of Hell; and also discern, while thou art hearing of Mr. Badman's death, whether thou thy self art treading in his path thereto.

Public Domain (P)2019 GodSounds, Inc.

Narrator: Dave Bandfield
Author: John Bunyan
Length: 7 hrs and 22 mins
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El esquinista [The Cornerist]

Summary

Hay una complejidad en los relatos de Laia Jufresa que va envolviendo al oyente con detalles, texturas, sensaciones, hasta dejarlo indefenso ante estas historias minuciosas, a veces absurdas, siempre entrañables.  Los escenarios de El esquinista parecen del todo normales: una piscina abandonada, un taller literario, un campamento de verano, pero en ellos se gestan las íntimas historias de personajes obsesivos, que parecen seguir el único impulso de cumplir su destino. Please note: This audiobook is in Spanish.

©2014 Fondo Editorial Tierra Adentro (P)2018 Audible, Inc.

Author: Laia Jufresa
Length: 3 hrs and 35 mins
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Let Me Please You: A McClain Family Novella

2 ratings

Summary

She's the only sister in a family of alpha males. Loved, treasured, and sheltered by her brothers, Kat McClain is working to heal the pain of a failed marriage to a man she loved from her teenage years and move on with her life, but she's a woman, she has needs, and she is understandably lonely. Tommy Kirby has protected her brother since he was barely a man and has been a silent staple in the McClain family for just as long. He loves his job and his life, is loyal to his employer, but more than anything, he wants a family of his own. Perhaps these two are exactly what the other desires. Contains mature themes.

©2019 Alexandria House (P)2019 Tantor

Length: 3 hrs and 32 mins
Available on Audible
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Joshua Valiant

2 ratings

Summary

It Takes Men of Giant Faith to Face the Giants of Canaan.  After 400 years of slavery in Egypt, the Israelites are prepared to enter the land of Canaan.    There’s only one problem: It’s crawling with giants.    They’re the Seed of the Serpent with many clans: Anakim, Rephaim, Zuzim, and others.    Two Israelites, Joshua and Caleb, have the faith to lead Israel against these monsters.    Their first target: King Og of Bashan, the last of the mighty Rephaim giants.    But the goddess he worships has plans to annihilate Israel with an evil occultic army.    The War of the Seed is climaxing in this first of two companion novels, including Caleb Vigilant. Joshua Valiant is the fifth book of the series Chronicles of the Nephilim, a biblical epic story of the fallen angelic Watchers and their offspring, the Nephilim giants of Genesis 6.    Written by respected Christian and best-selling Biblical author, Brian Godawa.     Learn about the historical and biblical research behind the novel Author Brian Godawa shares an appendix that provides an explanation of Biblical concepts in the novel such as satrys and centaurs, winged fiery serpents, Og of Bashan, the giant Anakim sons of Anak, and other Biblical mysteries.    On the age appropriateness of the novels This Biblical Fiction series is rated PG-13, appropriate for mature teens and above, similar to the Bible and The Lord of the Rings. 

©2013 Brian James Godawa (P)2014 Brian James Godawa

Narrator: Brian Godawa
Author: Brian Godawa
Length: 9 hrs and 4 mins
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The Holy War

2 ratings

Summary

First published in 1682, John Bunyan's allegorical novel The Holy War is a classic of Christian literature whose spiritual insight rivals that of even his most famous work, The Pilgrim's Progress. It tells the story of Mansoul, a utopia built to exalt the greatness and honor of its creator and leader, King Shaddai. However, when the wicked Diabolus, a former high servant of Shaddai's and the king of the blacks, assaults Mansoul, the town forgets its benevolent king and falls under his iniquitous rule. With the citizens of his beloved city lost to sin and vice, Shaddai sends his son, Prince Emmanuel, to deliver them from Diabolus' tyranny. An epic tale of good versus evil, The Holy War is not only a masterpiece of religious literature, but also an entertaining and engaging story for all listeners.

Public Domain (P)2015 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

Narrator: Derek Perkins
Author: John Bunyan
Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
Available on Audible
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Gideon

Summary

Unsung heroes and murderous villains, hidden forever in ancient shadows, now leap to life. Gideon, a lowly woodcutter, is blessed by an angel to be the savior of all Israel. He does not know why or how and shrinks from this dangerous mission. The commandment to conquer the Midian Empire as one man seems all but impossible. But Gideon's confidence grows as God guides his every step until he stands fearless and faithfully fulfills his destiny as a mighty man of valor. The fierce warriors, burning towers, and devastated cities are but silver threads that weave into a sweeping tapestry of ancient intrigue. Running through and stitching together the entire saga is The Lord of the Covenant, or The Baal-Berith, also known as Gideon's mysterious Ephod of Gold.

©2017 Joseph Ganci (P)2017 Joseph Ganci

Author: Joseph Ganci
Length: 10 hrs and 26 mins
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The Secrets We Left Behind

Summary

It was a summer of love and a summer of secrets.... She has built a good life: a husband who adores her, a daughter she is fiercely proud of, a home with warmth and love at its heart. But things were not always so good, and the truth is that she has done things she can never admit. Then one evening a phone call comes out of the blue. It is a voice from long ago, from a past that she has tried so hard to hide. Scott knows who she really is and what she has done. Now he is dying and he gives her an ultimatum: either she tells the truth, or he will. And so we are taken back to that long, hot summer of 1976, to a house by the sea, where her story begins and where the truth will be revealed....

©2015 Susan Elliot Wright (P)2015 Simon & Schuster

Narrator: Janice McKenzie
Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
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Road Dawgz

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"It's the penthouse or the morgue." This is the philosophy adopted by Keshawn Wilson, a.k.a. "K-Dawg',' self-proclaimed lord of the streets. Keshawn is the youngest of five kids and one of only two that doesn't belong to his mother's husband. As a little boy he feels the distance between he and his stepfather, and life becomes increasingly difficult for him as the years pass. His childhood and young adult years are spent in a home for boys and state prison, where he serves time for manslaughter. It's during his time behind bars, amongst hardened criminals, that the seeds of evil take root in his life and mercilessly transform him from an innocent child into a heartless, conniving menace. K-Dawg decides that the world owes him something, and when he is released from prison he intends to take it. He comes up with the ultimate power move that is sure to put him on top of the game or under the Earth. He wants it all, and he is dead set on having it - no matter what the cost. He has nothing to lose and everything to gain.

©2014 K'wan (P)2014 Blackstone Publishing, and Urban Audiobooks

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Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
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Los chicos de la Nickel [The Nickel Boys]

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Premio Pulitzer 2020 Una de las 10 mejores novelas de la década pasada según la revista Time. El autor de El ferrocarril subterráneo (Premio Pulitzer 2017) vuelve a ganar el Pulitzer con la estremecedora historia de dos amigos que luchan por su supervivencia. Bestseller de The New York Times Premiado con The Kirkus Prize Nominado al National Book Award y finalista del National Book Critics Circle Award Mejor libro de 2019 según Time. Entre los 10 mejores libros de 2019 según Publishers Weekly. Entre los 20 mejores libros de 2019 según Amazon y Apple. Entre los 10 mejores libros de 2019 según los libreros de Barnes & Nobles Desde pequeño, Elwood Curtis ha escuchado con devoción, en el viejo tocadiscos de su abuela, los discursos de Martin Luther King. Sus ideas, al igual que las de James Baldwin, han hecho de este adolescente negro un estudiante prometedor que sueña con un futuro digno. Pero de poco sirve esto en la Academia Nickel para chicos: un reformatorio que se vanagloria de convertir a sus internos en hombres hechos y derechos pero que oculta una realidad inhumana respaldada por muchos y obviada por todos. Elwood intenta sobrevivir a este lugar junto a Turner, su mejor amigo en la Nickel. El idealismo de uno y la astucia del otro les llevará a tomar una decisión que tendrá consecuencias irreparables. Después de El ferrocarril subterráneo, Colson Whitehead nos brinda una historia basada en el estremecedor caso real de un reformatorio de Florida que destrozó la vida de miles de niños y que le ha hecho merecedor de su segundo premio Pulitzer. Esta deslumbrante novela, a caballo entre el momento presente y el final de la segregación racial estadounidense de los sesenta, interpela directamente al oyente y muestra la genialidad de un escritor en la cima de su carrera. Please note: This audiobook is in Spanish.

©2019 Colson Whitehead (P)2020 Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial, S.A.U.

Length: 6 hrs and 52 mins
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Run for Cover

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“I've said this before, and I'll keep saying it - Michael Ledwidge is the real deal! You'll thank me for getting you to read Run for Cover. I read it in a day. Great characters, great storytelling, great Ledwidge." (James Patterson) The next installment in the pulse-pounding Gannon series, featuring murder, intrigue, and a deadly new mystery that may just be his last.... Fresh from a lethal entanglement with some of the deepest and darkest players in the global intelligence services, Michael Gannon heads to the safest place he can think of: deep in the wilds of Utah on the ranch of one of his oldest and closest war buddies. But when his friend’s brother is found dead in the rocky foothills of Grand Teton, Gannon realizes there are some things more important than keeping your head down. Is his death just one in a string of grisly murders mysteriously occurring around national parks - or a part of something even more sinister? Flushed from cover, Gannon soon finds himself teamed up with tenacious FBI agent Kit Hagen on the trail of a dangerous mystery and a head-on collision course with a ruthless killer whose skills at war are as deadly as they come.

©2021 Michael Ledwidge (P)2021 Harlequin Enterprises, Limited

Narrator: Neil Hellegers
Length: 7 hrs and 36 mins
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How to Survive the Roman Empire, by Pliny and Me: The Complete Series 1-3

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Kieran Hodgson stars as Pliny the Younger in Hattie Naylor’s engaging drama charting the fortunes of a household in Ancient Rome.

The Emperor Domitian has informers everywhere; no-one is safe. He rules Rome with a rod of iron, and he is dangerously unstable and paranoid. In the snake pit of Imperial Rome, all Pliny the Younger wants to do is get his letters ready for publication. 

Except if he, his mother Marcella, their Greek cook Doris (who narrowly missed out on becoming the next Oracle at Delphi), and Venta, their slave with secretarial skills, have any chance of surveying, they are going to have to negotiate a political minefield, keep their eyes peeled for spies and, most of all, not do anything to annoy the Emperor. 

Easier said than done.

Cast and credits

Pliny the Younger………………..Kieran Hodgson

Venta………………………………..Nigel Barrett

Marcella……………………………Joanna Scanlan

Doris the Cook…………………Mia Soteriou

Regulus……………………….Matthew Gravelle

Lucipor…………………………Ewan Bailey

Produced by and directed for radio by Kate McAll

Written by Hattie Naylor

©2018 BBC Worldwide Ltd (P)2018 BBC Worldwide Ltd

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Mal de Amores [Lovesick] (Texto Completo)

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La protagonista de Mal de Amores, esta cautivante novela, no solo debe enfrentar los tradiciones problemas domesticos y femininos, sino tambien los embates politicos de la vida de su pais, motivo por el cual se ve obligada a llevar una doble existencia para seguir siendo fiel, contra viento y marea, a su primer amor.Angeles Mastretta nacio en Puebla (Mexico) en 1949. Se licencio en periodismo en la Facultad de Ciencias Politicas y Sociales de la Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico. En 1985, publico su primera novel, Arrancame la Vida, que obtuvo el Premio Mazatlan en Mexico y se convirtrio en un verdado fenomeno de critica y ventas, tanto en el mundo de habla hispana como en sucesivas traducciones a once idiomas. Mujeres de Ojos Grande, su primer libro de cuentos, publicado en 1990, obtuvo una acogida silmilar y ya ha sido traducido a cinco idiomas. En 1994, aparecio Puerto Libra, si segunda coleccion de relatos; en 1995, la novela Mal de Amores, ye en 1998 los relatos y vinetas recogidos en El Mundo Iluminado.Spanning 50 years in the history of a nation, this is a large, lyrical, evocation of life, love, and one family during the Mexican Revolution.

©1995 Angeles Mastretta (P)2003 Recorded Books, LLC

Narrator: Adriana Sananes
Length: 10 hrs and 39 mins
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Un jour je m'en irai sans en avoir tout dit

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"Un jour je m'en irai sans en avoir tout dit"... Mais peut-on jamais "tout dire" ? Dans ce livre audio construit en triptyque, Jean d'Ormesson observe une société en constante mutation et où les anciennes catégories s'entrechoquent, comme l'illustre l'histoire en forme de parabole de ce bouddhiste milliardaire et communiste que l'amour confronte à une famille traditionnelle. Tout change, sauf peut-être l'amour, s'il est bien ce sentiment qui fait que deux êtres, au lieu de s'abîmer dans une contemplation mutuelle, regardent ensemble dans la même direction. Et aussi le tenace "espoir de Dieu", dont ni la science ni la philosophie n'ont eu raison dans le cœur des hommes. Un livre audio profond mais jamais obscur, et porté par ce goût du bonheur qui anime toute l'œuvre de Jean d'Ormesson. L'interprétation nuancée de Daniel Nicodème rend parfaitement justice à la réflexion de Jean d'Ormesson, lucide mais toujours en empathie avec le monde.

©2013 Editions Robert Laffont, S.A., Paris (P)2013 Audiolib

Length: 5 hrs and 3 mins
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Nighthawk: African Ice

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Nighthawk: African Ice is a sequel to Nighthawk Crossing. It ends in the old-fashioned "to be continued" format.                Wanted by the FBI for murder and smuggling, Joseph Branson, chief of the Midlake Indian tribe and a former Navy SEAL, flees with his wife Hazel to the Maldives in the Indian Ocean where he is a business partner with Igor Romanoff, one of the world's biggest arms merchants. All this is carefully watched by the CIA. Joseph and Igor begin trading weapons for raw diamonds sourced from conflict zones in Africa. Joseph sets up a system to cut and polish raw diamonds and profit from the added value. In the process, they wind up dealing with African Jihadists establishing the Central African caliphate, threatening to engage much of Northern and Central Africa in genocide. Selling the cut high grade diamonds takes Joseph to Colombian cocaine processors who trade immobile US dollars for more mobile diamonds. In the meantime, Hazel returns to the Midlake Indian tribe and runs for chief to replace Joseph. She is opposed. Her life is threatened, and she kills.

©2015 Glen Witter (P)2019 Glen Witter

Narrator: Henry Marshall
Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
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Summary of Leaders Eat Last from Simon Sinek

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Simon Sinek, in his book Leaders Eat Last calls for a style of leadership which puts plenty of emphasis on serving people rather than focusing on individual goals or shareholder interests. Leadership styles in this day and age focus on making money and bonuses instead of making sure the workforce has a good working environment. Engagement and job satisfaction are increased by leaders who see their employers as their family. Doing so increases levels of productivity and reduces stress because the workforce feels some sense of security. Take the US Marine Corps for example; their leaders comes to the table last and the low ranking soldiers eat first to make everyone feel important and loved. This is a summary and analysis of the book and not the original book.

©2016 Better Business Summaries (P)2016 Better Business Summaries

Narrator: Adam Dubeau
Length: 28 mins
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Girls from da Hood 5

1 rating

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You've seen them in print before, and their books are hot, hot, hot! Now see what Edd McNair, Keisha Ervin, and Brenda Hampton can do when they join forces to bring you three stories in the latest installment of Girls from da Hood. Being married to notorious gangsta rapper Sean Pynn isn't as glamorous as it appears to be. Behind closed doors, Queen is dealing with knock-down drag-out fights, verbal abuse, and neglect. When her bodyguard, Ahsim, comes into the picture, things change in a hurry. When a man thinks his woman is cheating, he keeps tabs on her. When a woman thinks her man is cheating, she calls Jakki. Rochel "Jakki" Thomas' way of catching a man in the act is a little risky, but she's worth every penny. Niecy Brickhouse and her twin sister Naquel are living the glamorous life - until Naquel is shot by their older sister's boyfriend. Everyone is calling it a suicide, but Niecy knows the painful truth about her sister's death, and it sets her on a dangerous, self-destructive path. Will she be able to overcome her depression, or will her new life on the streets be the death of Niecy?

©2009 Keisha Ervin, Brenda Hampton, and Edd McNair (P)2017 Urban Audiobooks, and Blackstone Publishing

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Wait for Your Love

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How do you deal with a childhood crush that you never grew out of? You don't. You force it back to the far recesses of your mind and push through, but it's never gone for long.   Dominique has been drooling over AJ since she was a child. Time and proximity have done nothing to tamp down on this puppy love crush that has developed into mature longing. All she wants is a little piece of something with him, that's all, but when she gets that piece, will it be enough? Or is she willing to wait longer for his love?   Contains mature themes.

©2019 AshleyNicole (P)2019 Tantor

Narrator: Leon Nixon, Mari
Author: AshleyNicole
Length: 5 hrs and 55 mins
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Witness (Dramatised)

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The gospel stories as you've never heard them before. Everyone knows the story of Jesus' life as told in the Gospels - and perhaps because it is so familiar, we have forgotten what an extraordinary life it was. Through these five plays, the story is pieced together as if from the memories of those who were there and saw events for themselves: Jesus' mother, Mary; his closest friends; the Jewish high priest; and the Roman governor.They recount the events they witnessed as if they had happened just the other day - and the effect on their own lives. How James and John first encountered Jesus by the lake; the three astonishing years of his ministry; his trial and ignominious death; the wholly unexpected resurrection; and finally, his mother Mary looks back to his obscure birth and the portents that accompanied it. And so the tale regains some of its freshness and even shocking nature. Each play is followed by a short interview feature, 'Witness: Behind Luke's Gospel', presented by Ernie Rea and examining the themes of Luke.Featured are Tom Goodman-Hill as Jesus, Paul Hilton as Judas, Peter Firth as Peter, and Penelope Wilton as Mary.

©2008 Nick Warburton (P)2009 BBC Audiobooks Ltd

Length: 4 hrs and 39 mins
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Finding Morning Son

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Anthony Mareno Peron is the son of South American terrorist, drug lord, and political activist Antonio Peron. When the elder Peron and most of the leadership of his organization, known collectively as Peronists, is killed by US agents in Venezuela, his much more vicious and ambitious son takes control of the organization. The younger Peron re-names his family's criminal business empire Morning Son. When Morning Son aggressively begins expanding it's operations into the continental US, the US Department of Defense assigns its highly classified and secretive agency, ATUR, to find and destroy A.M. Peron and Morning Son. The search takes ATUR members Kat Davis, Karlie Davis and their highly trained associates the South Pacific, New Zealand, throughout North America, and Europe. Though the Davis Sisters find and destroy both A.M. Peron and Morning Son, success comes at a high cost and leaves both the Department of Defense and ATUR with more questions than answers. The diverse cast of characters in Finding Morning Son provides a unique historical look at the dark underside of espionage and counter-espionage, as the Davis Sisters and their team learn how far-reaching touch of the one-time small South American terrorist organization has grown. Their previous adventure of finding and destroying a group of international billionaires, who planned to disrupt global banking and communications, and control the world, almost killed Katherine "Kat" Davis and nearly emotionally destroyed her sister, Karlie Davis. Finding their own identity in this experience forces them to take a much more hard-core approach to find Morning Son.

©2019 Jame Roberson (P)2019 James Roy Roberson

Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
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The Shootist

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A BBC Radio full-cast dramatisation of this landmark Western, starring Brian Cox and Michelle Fairley. The Shootist is John Bernard Books, the last surviving top gunfighter in a vanishing American West. He rides into El Paso in the year 1901, to be told by a doctor that he has a terminal illness. As word spreads that the famous assassin has reached the end, an assortment of vultures gather to feast upon his corpse. Most men would end their days quietly, but Books outwits them all by selecting the where, the when and the manner of his death. The Shootist is a classic Western novel written by Glendon Swarthout in 1975. It won the Spur Award for Best Western Novel of 1975 and was chosen in the Western Writers of America’s members’ poll in 2000 as one of the 10 greatest Western novels of the 20th century. It was made into a 1976 film starring John Wayne and Lauren Bacall, which was John Wayne’s final film role. Brian Cox (X-Men 2, The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Supremacy) stars as John Bernard Books, with Michelle Fairley (Game of Thrones, 24: Live Another Day) as the widow Bond Rogers, with whom he finds affection in his final days. Cast: John Bernard Books...Brian Cox Bond Rogers...Michelle Fairley Gillom Rodgers...Joe Jameson Marshal Thibido...Craige Els Charles Hostetler...Michael Bertenshaw Shoup...Joe Sims Norton...Ashley Kumar Mrs Woodling...Heather Craney Bartender...Clive Hayward Adapted by Nick Perry Directed by Sasha Yevtushenko

©2018 BBC Worldwide Ltd (P)2018 BBC Worldwide Ltd

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Sugar Valley Series 1

Summary

Losing everything doesn't have to be the end. Sometimes, it's a chance to find something different. Contains mature themes.

©2018 Christina C. Jones (P)2020 Tantor

Length: 6 hrs and 51 mins
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Blood Sport

1 rating

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If outdoor literature has its cult novel, Blood Sport is it. Robert Jones has created a new world, in which a mythical river and wilderness become the setting for a father and son journey like no other. In one of the earliest examples of magical realism in an American novel, Jones takes readers deep into the heart of darkness. The intensity, the suspense, and the mind-bending adventure still place Blood Sport in a category all its own.

©1997 Robert F. Jones (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Jack Marshall
Length: 9 hrs and 14 mins
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The Lessons We Learn

Summary

Jayla Anthony had it all.  At least, that's what it looked like from the outside. But from the inside looking out, she knew there was much more to life than her current situation. And when she decides to press the reset button on everything she thought she knew with her newly divorced status, her new occupation, and her move to a brand-new town, she hardly expects that to somehow end up including the young, handsome security guard from her company's building.  Khalid Irving is a man on the come-up now that he's found a steady, good-paying job, a better living situation, and most importantly, a better outlook on life after a few years of no real direction. And now that he feels like he's on the right track, he's ready to pursue the woman who stole his attention the second she stepped into his building, even if that means he has to become her client first.  Jayla knows the risk of mixing business and pleasure. Khalid knows how bad he wants her. And when the two finally get together, the chemistry is electric.  But just because the fire is there, that doesn't mean there won't be a few tough lessons to learn along the way . . . . Contains mature themes.

©2018 Alexandra Warren (P)2019 Tantor

Length: 7 hrs and 11 mins
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Exploring J.R.R. Tolkien's 'The Hobbit'

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The Hobbit is one of the most widely read and best-loved books of the 20th century. Now Corey Olsen takes listeners deep within the text to uncover its secrets and delights. Exploring J.R.R. Tolkien’s "The Hobbit" is a fun, thoughtful, and insightful companion volume, designed to bring a thorough and original new reading of this great work to a general audience. Professor Olsen takes listeners on an in-depth journey through The Hobbit, chapter by chapter, revealing the stories within the story: the dark desires of dwarves and the sublime laughter of elves, the nature of evil and its hopelessness, the mystery of divine providence and human choice, and, most of all, the transformation within the life of Bilbo Baggins. Exploring J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit" is a book that will make The Hobbit come alive for you as never before.

©2012 Corey Olsen (P)2012 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Corey Olsen
Author: Corey Olsen
Length: 8 hrs and 14 mins
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Ethic 5

3 ratings

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Life has never been easy for Ethic. Since he was a young boy he has battled loss after loss while struggling to navigate through a treacherous world. When he met Alani Lenika Hill, he knew that he had met the woman who would love him back to life. They have weathered a storm together, and their love is so fated that neither wants to let it go, but it seems their bubble of happiness is an illusion, because life around them is falling apart. When Morgan Atkins attempts suicide, their bliss is shattered. So much is on the line. So many things hang in the balance as Morgan fights for her life. Her broken heart has led her to this, but if she dies, the soul of Ethic's family will be buried with her. In this heart-pounding series fans have been brought into a world of love, lust, anger, sadness, joy, hate, and most of all growth. Hold on tight for another installment of this epic love story told in such a poignant way that it's hard to distinguish the real world from the one in your head. Welcome back to the Ethic Effect.

©2019 Ashley Antoinette (P)2019 Ashley Antoinette

Narrator: Nicole Small
Length: 8 hrs and 22 mins
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Dan Dare: The Audio Adventures - Volume 2

Summary

This excellent collection includes the last three stories from season one of Dan Dare's Audio Adventures and the bonus feature documentary Dan Dare: 21st Century Spaceman. Reign of the Robots Dan Dare and his crew return to Earth. Landing in London, they find the city deserted - or that's how it seems at first. But soon Dare faces an army of robots who have conquered the planet and placed the humans in slave camps. The robots are too powerful and numerous to be resisted, and their invasion is complete. With limited resources, Dare, Digby and Peabody face their greatest challenge yet - to liberate planet Earth. Operation Saturn As work begins to rebuild Earth after the devastation of the robot invasion, Dare and his friends in Space Fleet remain vigilant, certain it is only a matter of time before the Mekon launches a fresh attack. When the wreck of the Nautilus - an experimental ship lost a decade before - appears in orbit of the moon, Dare, Digby and Peabody are sent to investigate. They find the ship and its crew were destroyed by alien weapons. All clues lead them to Saturn's moons. With Earth still vulnerable, our heroes must journey to an unknown world. Prisoners of Space After a sequence of nonstop adventures, Dare, Digby and Peabody find themselves in a limbo of paranoid calm. Whilst there's been no sign of the Mekon anywhere in the solar system, Dare is certain Earth hasn't seen the last of the evil alien. Mysterious spaceship disappearances near Venus, an academy student accidentally launching a prototype spacecraft, and a floating prison cell in space reveal themselves as parts of the Mekon's latest plan to defeat his archenemy, Dan Dare, once and for all. Dan Dare: 21st Century Spaceman. Science journalist Richard Hollingham explores whether the reality of space exploration is catching up with the Dan Dare universe. Featuring interviews with the cast, director and lead writer about reinventing Dare for the 21st century. Richard meets a real rocket scientist who owes his career to the pilot of the future. Audio dramatisation based on the Eagle comic strip Dan Dare created by Rev Marcus Morris and Frank Hampson. Dan Dare: The Audio Adventures © B7 Enterprises Limited 2017. All rights reserved. Dan Dare TM © Dan Dare Corporation Limited 2017. All rights reserved. Dan Dare word mark and logo are trademarks of the Dan Dare Corporation Limited and are used under license. The moral right of the Dan Dare Corporation Limited and B7 Enterprises Limited to be identified as having paternity of this work has been asserted. All characters in this production are fictitious and any resemblance to real persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental. All rights of the manufacturer and owner of the recorded work reserved. Unauthorised public performance, broadcasting and copying of these digital recordings is prohibited.

©2017 Dan Dare Corporation Limited (P)2017 B7 Productions

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Apollyon

11 ratings

Summary

The Tribulation Force is gathering in Jerusalem, where thousands of the faithful are receiving crucial teachings from their leader. They must be prepared for the fourth Trumpet Judgement prophesied in Revelations. Soon, even the sun will be affected, and a plague of anguish will be released on earth. As the Tribulation Force continues its dramatic struggle against evil, Apollyon offers stunning apocalyptic visions. Richard Ferrone's riveting narration captures the suspense of the physical conflicts and the drama of the spiritual challenges. When Left Behind, the first book in LaHaye and Jenkins' inspirational saga, was published, it attracted millions of fans worldwide. Since then, each succeeding book has joined it on best seller lists. Apollyon, the fifth volume, is a thrilling continuation of the battle between the followers of Christ and the forces of Nicolae, the Antichrist.

©1999 Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins (P)2000 Recorded Books, LLC

Narrator: Richard Ferrone
Length: 10 hrs and 28 mins
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Fall in Love Again

Summary

Everybody knows you don’t marry the rebound guy.  And yet, that’s exactly what Charlie does. But once the husband is out of the picture - kinda - she’s ready to leap forward with her life. She returns to the neighborhood she left, the business she missed, and into arm’s reach of Nixon - the reason she needed a rebound guy in the first place.  Other than rebuilding her life, Charlie has one main goal now that she’s back in the place she considers home: Stay as far away from Nixon as she can. But their long history, his magnetic charm, and a certain sense of unfinished business makes that much, much harder than Charlie thought.  Nixon is willing to own up to his part in their breakup, but for Charlie, finding a place of forgiveness is going to take much more than that. She’s willing to take a chance on friendship - something they’ve had since they were kids - but falling in love again? That’s a whole different story.

©2014 Christina C. Jones (P)2020 Audible, Inc.

Length: 8 hrs and 1 min
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Rhapsody

3 ratings

Summary

Jean-Pierre’s greatest gift was a lack of feelings. His past had ripped them away. But then he saw Eden. Onstage, she played her violin, spinning his head with songs that he’d tried to forget. Unable to stop himself, he makes Eden his obsession. And unlike any normal man, he takes what he wants.  But there’s someone in the shadows, blocking his path. His plans for Eden won’t be so simple. This mystery person sends Russians his way, igniting a war with the Bratva. It’s too bad that there’s no limit to his obsession for her - no force that can stop him, no bullet to get in his way. Jean-Pierre would kill anyone and destroy anything to taste Eden’s love, even go to war.

©2019 Dreamscape Media, LLC (P)2019 Dreamscape Media, LLC

Author: Kenya Wright
Length: 12 hrs and 47 mins
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Hungry as the Sea

5 ratings

Summary

Hungry as the Sea is an enthralling story of revenge, adventure and romance from best-selling author Wilbur Smith.   'Nick went head down, finning desperately to catch the swirling body which tumbled like a leaf in high wind. He had a fleeting glimpse of Baker's face, contorted with terror and lack of breath, the glass visor of his helmet already swamping with icy water as the pressure spurted through the non-return valve. The Chief's headset microphone squealed once and then went dead as the water shorted it out.'   Robbed of his wife and ousted from his huge shipping empire, Nick Berg is hell-bent on vengeance. It is the sea which gives him his opportunity. When his arch-rival's luxury liner is trapped in the tempestuous Antarctic, Nick stakes all to pit his powerful salvage tug, the Warlock, in a desperate race against time and the elements.... 

©2018 Wilbur Smith (P)2019 Audible, Ltd

Narrator: Ric Jerrom
Author: Wilbur Smith
Length: 19 hrs and 14 mins
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Sowing the Seeds

Summary

One day, Hannah's mother asked if she could go to the marketplace for her. She told Hannah not to go by the meat seller's place because he was mean to his workers, and then she told her not to take advantage of any egg seller's kindness. Hannah hated rules of any kind. While at the market, she noticed that a huge crowd of people were following a man to the Sea of Galilee. Who was the man? What story was he telling? Did Hannah understand the man's story? What happens at the end?

©2015 Misty Lynn Wesley (P)2017 Misty Lynn Wesley

Author: Misty Wesley
Length: 8 mins
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Carl Weber's Kingpins: Dallas

Summary

Follow Treasure Hernandez as she gives you the heart-wrenching story of love and blood. Young and naive, Tiara Rogers learns the hard way what happens when you are green in the game. She has everything a girl could ever want, except a normal life. Not understanding that being the daughter of Dallas, Texas kingpin, makes her a walking target, she does everything she can to defy her father, including losing her virginity when she falls hard for the charm of a boy she barely knows. She's unaware of the boy's true plans for her, and truths soon turn to deadly lies. Before she knows it, she is left alone, with nowhere to go. She is tossed into a world that she knows nothing about, and the cruelties are unimaginable.  Lost in the underworld, with no friends or family, she realizes that her father hadn't done her any favors by keeping her sheltered. He came up from the mud, and she wishes he would have shown her how messy it could get. But now it is too late. With his empire up for grabs, it turns the people that she once trusted into bloodthirsty hounds. Will she be able to reclaim what is rightfully hers, or will she be too broken to even stand up on her own two feet?

©2018 Treasure Hernandez (P)2018 Recorded Books

Narrator: Soozi Cheyenne
Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
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Summary and Analysis of Ta-Nehisi Coates' Between the World and Me

Summary

Learn About the Issues Associated with American Race Relations in a Fraction of the Time! It is clear that many of the things the author talks about in this book are things that most black people would be afraid to talk about in America. However, these are issues that all Americans must have an understanding of. There are many other books that talk about what racial relations in America are like today, but they do not reflect on the long history of racial relations in America. The author brings new insight into the way America was built. It is clear that America has tried to rewrite its history so that people are not aware of all the horrible acts that took place. From the time the author was a child, he asked himself many questions and he read many books to find answers to these questions, because the people around him did not seem to have a clear understanding. This is a book that all Americans should listen to. Many white Americans clearly do not want to deal with or face these issues, but this is very necessary in creating a future America that consists of unity and equality. It is important that the author's views on how to make a positive change are understood by American society. Here is a preview of what you'll learn: How Coates educated himself about the real history of America while attending Howard University The reason why Coates believes most black people in America live in fear Learn how Coates teaches his son about the world we live in

©2015 Summary Station (P)2016 Summary Station

Narrator: Jim Vann
Length: 38 mins
Available on Audible
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Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving

Summary

Benjamin Benjamin has lost virtually everything - his wife, his family, his home, and his livelihood. With few options, Ben enrolls in a night class called The Fundamentals of Caregiving, taught in the basement of a local church. There Ben is instructed in the art of inserting catheters and avoiding liability, about professionalism, and how to keep physical and emotional distance between client and provider. But when Ben is assigned to 19-year-old Trev, who is in the advanced stages of Duchenne muscular dystrophy, he discovers that the endless mnemonics and service plan checklists have done little to prepare him for the reality of caring for a fiercely stubborn, sexually frustrated adolescent. As they embark on a wild road trip across the American West to visit Trev's ailing father, a new camaraderie replaces the traditional boundary between patient and caregiver. Bursting with energy, this big-hearted, soulful, and inspired novel ponders life's terrible surprises and the heart's uncanny capacity to mend and become whole again.

©2012 Jonathan Evison (P)2012 HighBridge Company

Narrator: Jeff Woodman
Length: 9 hrs and 13 mins
Available on Audible
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Ethic 4

3 ratings

Summary

After facing his biggest sin, Ethic finds forgiveness within the love of his life. Alani is the woman he’s been searching for his entire existence, but loving her comes with a price: his soul. She wants his soul. When Alani tells Ethic she can’t be with a man who doesn’t believe in God, Ethic must face his only fear, trusting something he can’t see. With Alani’s heart in his hands and his soul in hers, they must try to piece together a life where love and forgiveness outweigh the burden of pain they have placed on one another. Will they be able to survive their past demons and grow their once in a lifetime love, or will lack of faith end them for good? You’re witnessing history as New York Times best-selling author Ashley Antoinette pens the story of her career. Step out of reality and into Ethic’s world, where this brilliant character makes you believe in love after pain, growth after forgiveness.

©2018 Ashley Antoinette (P)2019 Ashley Antoinette

Narrator: Nicole Small
Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
Available on Audible
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Odin's Game

Summary

AD 915. In the Orkney Isles, a young woman flees her home to save the life of her unborn child. Eighteen years later, a witch foretells that evil from her past is reaching out again to threaten her son.  Outlawed from his home in Iceland, Einar Unnsson is thrown on the mercy of his uncle, the infamous Jarl Thorfinn ‘Skull Cleaver’ of Orkney. He joins forces with a Norse-Irish princess and a company of wolfskin-clad warriors to become a player in a deadly game for control of the Irish Sea, where warriors are the pawns of kings and Jarls and the powerful are themselves mere game pieces on the tafl board of the Gods.  Together they embark on a quest where Einar must fight unimaginable foes, forge new friendships, and discover what it truly means to be a warrior. As the clouds of war gather, betrayal follows betrayal and Einar realises the only person he can really trust is himself. Not everyone will survive, but who will conquer all in Odin’s game?

©2020 Tim Hodkinson (P)2020 Booktrack

Length: 13 hrs and 48 mins
Available on Audible
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Midlife Crisis

Summary

Sylvia Blackwell has it all, or so she thinks. She and her handsome husband, Garrett, are the epitome of success: an immaculate house of their dreams, a beautiful and talented 17-year-old daughter, flourishing careers, and nearly 20 years of perfectly wedded bliss. Just as they are making plans for their vow renewal celebration, a call in the middle of the night interrupts their picture-perfect lives. Now Sylvia has to deal with the reality of Garrett's dead mistress, a love child she never knew about, and the fact that the man she's been married to for the past 20 years may not be the man she knows at all.  Unlike her sister Sylvia, when it comes to love, Janelle Hudson can take it or leave it. Her on-again, off-again, noncommittal, stress-free friendship with Jarvis Baldwin is fine with her. But her life becomes complicated when she is faced with choosing between a sure thing with a good man or what feels right with the wrong one.  Best-selling author La Jill Hunt is back with Midlife Crisis, an emotion-packed story of love, betrayal, and family loyalty. When lies are unveiled and secrets are revealed, can love be strong enough to forgive, even when you can't forget?

©2019 La Jill Hunt (P)2019 Recorded Books

Narrator: Susan Spain
Author: La Jill Hunt
Length: 6 hrs and 57 mins
Available on Audible
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Desecration

9 ratings

Summary

In the thrilling ninth book of the best-selling inspirational series of all time, the sweeping, apocalyptic saga of the end times on planet earth continues. Twenty-five days into the Great Tribulation, the horror and suffering in the world is intensifying. The Antichrist Nicolae Carpathia, now the complete embodiment of evil, is preparing to desecrate the holy temple in Jerusalem by entering and declaring himself god. While Carpathia's forces seek to destroy the Tribulation Force once and for all, the world teeters on the brink of the ultimate battle: Armageddon. But the Tribulation Force of believers has more than a few tricks up their collective sleeve. Skillfully mixing Biblical prophecy and current events, LaHaye and Jenkins pack their story full of action and adventure. Narrator Frank Muller's legendary voice heightens the growing tension of the end times on planet Earth. With over 40 million copies in print, the immensely popular Left Behind series by best-selling authors Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins continues to fascinate and inspire new readers. Desecration is the highly anticipated continuation of this powerful saga.

©2001 Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins (P)2001 Recorded Books, LLC

Narrator: Frank Muller
Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
Available on Audible
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The Music Shop

3 ratings

Summary

From the author of the worldwide best seller The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, a new novel about learning how to listen and how to feel and about second chances and choosing to be brave despite the odds. Because in the end, music can save us all.... It's 1988. Frank owns a music shop. It is jam-packed with records of every speed, size and genre. Classical, jazz, punk - as long as it's vinyl, he sells it. Day after day Frank finds his customers the music they need. Then into his life walks Ilse Brauchmann. Ilse asks Frank to teach her about music. His instinct is to turn and run. And yet he is drawn to this strangely still, mysterious woman, with her pea-green coat and her eyes as black as vinyl. But Ilse is not what she seems. And Frank has old wounds that threaten to reopen and a past he will never leave behind....

©2017 Rachel Joyce (P)2017 Random House Audiobooks

Narrator: Steven Hartley
Author: Rachel Joyce
Length: 8 hrs and 33 mins
Available on Audible
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Let Me Free You

2 ratings

Summary

Neil McClain is the screw-up, the one everyone hopes will win but expects to lose. He wants to live a better life, one that his late mother would be proud of, but his belief in himself is weak. Sage Moniba is in need of a major miracle, or she'll be forced to give up the only life she's known. Neil is searching for freedom from the demons of his past. Sage is in desperate need of help. Could it be that what each one needs resides in the other? Contains mature themes.

©2018 Alexandria House (P)2019 Tantor

Length: 6 hrs and 31 mins
Available on Audible
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Caleb Vigilant

1 rating

Summary

Giant Walls Will Come Tumbling Down. In this companion volume to Joshua Valiant, the story of the conquest of the Promised Land of Canaan continues.    Joshua’s first target in Canaan: The impenetrable mighty walls of Jericho.    God has been preparing a Canaanite harlot named Rahab to help Israel.    You only think you know her story.     Rahab has fallen in love with an Israelite warrior whose child she bears in the line of Messiah.    Unfortunately, the Anakim giants of Canaan have discovered Rahab’s identity and have sent assassins to take her out.    This is what the War of the Seed has been building towards.    Caleb Vigilant is the sixth book of the series Chronicles of the Nephilim, a biblical epic story of the fallen angelic Watchers and their offspring, the Nephilim giants of Genesis 6.    Written by respected Christian and best-selling Biblical author, Brian Godawa.    Learn about the historical and biblical research behind the novel Caleb Vigilant as an appendix that explores how the Bible writers used their literary skills to subvert the pagan god Ba’al of Canaan.     On the age appropriateness of the novels This Biblical Fiction series is rated PG-13, appropriate for mature teens and above, similar to the Bible and The Lord of the Rings.   

©2013 Brian James Godawa (P)2014 Brian Godawa

Narrator: Brian Godawa
Author: Brian Godawa
Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
Available on Audible
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Game of Thrones: The Book of White Walkers

1 rating

Summary

Full of daring theories and fascinating tales from the world of Ice and Fire, Game of Thrones: The Book of White Walkers delves deep into the most riveting aspects of White Walkers - who they are, where they came from and where they are going. How did the First Men cross the Narrow Sea, habitat of the Children of the Forest, and how did the war of technology and magic unleash the White Walkers? Was it really Bran the Builder who constructed the Wall and what horror lies underneath it? And is the Wall truly the permanent structure fans perceive it to be, or will it be razed through one of the many ways hinted at in the books? Finally, can White Walkers be truly defeated, and if so, how? A perfect gift for fans of the TV show as well as the book series, Game of Thrones: The Book of White Walkers serves as both an introduction and an accompaniment to the existing media. If you want to find out how the World of Ice and Fire came to be or what might happen next, this is the place to start!

©2017 CraftWrite Publishing (P)2017 CraftWrite Publishing

Narrator: Leanne Yau
Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
Available on Audible
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The Sicilian Brotherhood II: BWWM Italian Mafia Motorcycle Gang Romance

Summary

Jam-packed with panty-dropping and page-turning love scenes between an Italian mafia alpha and a courageous black woman, this interracial romance novella is 20,000+ words of pure enchantment with a guaranteed HFN ending.  Book III launches with this one! Take a peek inside to get hooked on Dahlia and Giac's love story.   Book II: Dahlia is imprisoned for good. Betrayal led her into the belly of the beast and there’s no way out. Dark secrets can either drive her and Giac together or pull them apart. Time is running out. If Giacomo can’t find Dahlia, she’s as good as dead. He’ll never get to tell her those three little words…. In a world of gangsters, it’s nearly impossible to make it out alive.  The Sicilian Brotherhood still has a few tricks up their sleeve….  

©2018 Jamila Jasper (P)2020 Jamila Jasper

Narrator: Debbie Dixon
Length: 2 hrs and 22 mins
Available on Audible
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Carl Weber's Kingpins: Los Angeles

Summary

Join in as C. N. Phillips paints a kingpin story the way it has never been done before. To some it will be a beautiful mural; to others, it will be a brutal massacre. Ever since he was a child, the only thing Cyril Anderson wanted was to be down with his brother Cane's crew. Cane Anderson, leader of the notorious Bankroll Crips, was invincible - or so Cyril thought. On the night of Cyril's initiation, things take a terrible turn and leave Cane lying dead in a pool of his own blood. Now the leader of a blood-thirsty gang, there is only one thing that Cyril wants to do: seek revenge. When he learns that the man behind Cane's death is none other than Arnell "Dubb" Lewis, the current kingpin of Los Angeles, it is up to Cyril to figure out why. He begins a bloody journey to redemption with a heart as black as the night sky and a team of loyal hitters behind him.

©2018 C. N. Phillips (P)2018 Blackstone Publishing and Urban Audiobooks

Length: 5 hrs and 48 mins
Available on Audible
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Mimo dosah

Summary

Je to sen, realita, horor, blouznení v horecce nebo nocní mura? Amanda leží na nemocnicním lužku a hledá bod zlomu, okamžik, kdy jedním banálním krokem odbocila z cesty a smeruje k nevyhnutelné katastrofe. Spolecnost jí delá chlapec David, který jí svými otázkami pomáhá rekonstruovat, co se prihodilo s její dcerou Ninou a proc se Amandou tolik strežená záchranná vzdálenost prolomila. Pri hledání toho momentu trvá nekompromisne na detailech a nutí Amandu prehrát si každý detail toho léta na odlehlém argentinském venkove. Je to duležité, není casu nazbyt...

©2014 Samanta Schweblin (P)2019 Tympanum

Narrator: Dana Cerná
Length: 3 hrs and 23 mins
Available on Audible
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The London Brotherhood I: A Mafia Romance

Summary

“If he could drive me to release so easily with his fingers, I couldn’t begin to imagine his skill with his tongue.” Sierra St. James: I shouldn’t have anything to do with a dangerous gangster like Oliver. I let his olive green eyes and his rippling muscles get the better of me. One night was all it should have been. But men like Ollie will never let a woman slip through their fingers so easily....  Saying good-bye won’t come without a price.  Oliver Cook: One look at her gorgeous face and round bum, and I had to have her. My mates say she’s too much of a good girl to keep ‘round. They say she’ll never understand me...or why I do what I do. One night, I listened to the devil on my shoulder. Now, I’m addicted to a woman too pure to even touch. A London gangster falls in love with an Afro-British anti-gang youth counselor. Their interracial love shakes the city of London and has consequences around the entire world.  This is audiobook one in a 10-title series.

©2019 Jamila Jasper (P)2019 Jamila Jasper

Narrator: Debbie Dixon
Length: 2 hrs and 16 mins
Available on Audible
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Black Reign II: Black's Return

Summary

Fresh from his self-imposed exile in New York, Black makes his long-awaited return, reuniting with his brothers Junie and Dee to handle the family business-moving mad weight, expanding their drug empire, and eliminating any and everything that gets in their way. Unfortunately, such wheeling and dealing always comes with a price, and for Black, Junie, and Dee, it's no different. With a roller-coaster-like plot that twists and turns until the very end, Edd McNair's Black Reign II keeps it real and gives listeners a look at the hood from the inside like never before.

©2005 Edd McNair (P)2018 Blackstone Publishing and Urban Audiobooks

Narrator: Ellis Park
Length: 6 hrs and 10 mins
Available on Audible
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Sweet Giselle

Summary

Giselle thinks she has the perfect life. Her fine and sexy husband, Giovanni, is obsessed with his perfect wife and gives her whatever her heart desires. Giselle thinks her husband can do no wrong. What she doesn’t know is that his lucrative adult film company is not as legit as it seems, and Giovanni’s seedy dealings put his precious wife in danger. Giselle is kidnapped by a vicious drug dealer named Bryce, who is hell-bent on revenge after his sister comes up missing and he believes Giovanni is responsible. Bryce takes the thing he knows Giovanni treasures most. He plans to torture Giselle, but instead he finds himself falling in love with her. He reveals the truth about Giovanni, and the news pushes her right into Bryce’s arms. Giovanni wages a war against Bryce and anyone close to him, leaving several dead bodies in his wake. Now that he has his wife back, Giovanni thinks things can return to the way they were. Giselle, however, can’t get Bryce out of her system and continues to see him behind Giovanni’s back. As the war between these two men heats up again, Giselle has to decide if being with the man she loves is worth risking her life.

©2012 Karen Williams (P)2020 Blackstone Publishing and Urban Audiobooks, LLC

Narrator: Samantha Moon
Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
Available on Audible
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Black Reign: Angela

Summary

Angela grew up in an all-black upper-class neighborhood in Virginia Beach. Being raised by conservative parents, street life was almost nonexistent. Her college years at Hampton University would truly educate her; not only in school, but also in life. She never imagined the attention her body and beauty would bring her. Angela finds herself torn between Mac, a successful real estate broker, and Damien, a young Jamaican hustler from Brooklyn. Both show Angela love in their own way, and her choice will be her destiny.

©2005 Edd McNair (P)2018 Blackstone Publishing and Urban Audiobooks

Narrator: Mea Wilkerson
Length: 6 hrs and 38 mins
Available on Audible
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Le secret de Shambhala

1 rating

Summary

Quelque part dans l'Himalaya, en un lieu mythique du bouddhisme tibétain appelé Shambhala, vit une communauté dont on a longtemps cru qu'elle n'existait que dans les légendes. Là, hommes et femmes, véritables précurseurs de notre évolution future, ont accédé à un niveau de conscience supérieur, maîtrisant leur énergie au point de pouvoir affecter la réalité. Guidé par une étrange série de coïncidences, le héros de James Redfield se lance dans une nouvelle quête : trouver la cité légendaire et mener l'humanité vers l'éclosion spirituelle capable de dissoudre les maux et les inégalités qui la divisent. Traqué par les chinois, il réalise les changements intérieurs qui seuls peuvent lui ouvrir les portes de Shambhala. A sa suite, nous découvrons les clefs de notre accomplissement spirituel et, avec elles, les moyens d'élargir notre vision du monde et d'agir.

© Editions Robert Laffont, 2001© James Redfield, 1999© Editions Alexandre Stanké inc. 2002 - Collection Coffragants

Length: 1 hr and 3 mins
Available on Audible
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Giselle: Creme De La Creme

Summary

Warning: When opening Pandora's Box, be very careful. 

Kasim Moreland was totally unprepared to deal with Giselle Braxton. Not only was she out of his league, but the woman was brilliant. Every time Kasim thought he finally was ahead of her, she showed him that he wasn't. Checkmate. 

Giselle Braxton isn't looking for love or help. The 25-year-old multi-millionaire is simply focused on expanding her empire. 

In this self-titled novel from national best-selling author Nako, experience a woman who has everything but at the same time nothing at all. 

All the money in the world couldn't make her happy or change the one flaw that kept her from being open to love, or so she thought. 

Kasim wanted to love her flaws and all; her imperfections didn't keep him away. But she couldn't see that. 

Giselle is a story that connects with every woman who never felt good enough. Behind closed doors, after the makeup is removed and once the workday ends, what is left on your mind? When looking in the mirror at your natural self, are you okay? Giselle challenges listeners to bring it all to the forefront while opening up hearts and minds in this heartfelt story.

Author's note: This book is a stand-alone novel, not a series.

©2018 Nakoreya Roberson (P)2019 Nakoreya Roberson

Narrator: Samuel Valor
Author: Nako
Length: 10 hrs and 44 mins
Available on Audible
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Absolute Truths

Summary

Charles Ashworth is privileged, pampered, and pleased with himself. But when a catastrophe tears his life apart, his guilt drives him into the immoral and disordered life the Bishop of Starbridge has condemned so violently in others.

©1994 Leaftree Ltd (P)2014 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Stephen Thorne
Length: 24 hrs and 6 mins
Available on Audible
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Age of Aztec

1 rating

Summary

The date is 4 Jaguar 1 Monkey 1 House November 25th 2012 by the old reckoning and the Aztec Empire rules the world. The Aztecs' reign is one of cruel and ruthless oppression, encompassing regular human sacrifice. In the jungle-infested city of London, one man defies them: the masked vigilante known as the Conquistador. Then the Conquistador is recruited to spearhead an uprising and discovers a terrible truth about the Aztecs and their gods. The clock is ticking. Apocalypse looms, unless the Conquistador can help assassinate the mysterious, immortal Aztec emperor, the Great Speaker. But his mission is complicated by Mal Vaughn, a police detective who is on his trail, determined to bring him to justice. 

©2012 James Lovegrove (P)2020 W. F. Howes Ltd

Narrator: Andy Cresswell
Length: 13 hrs and 20 mins
Available on Audible
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Impossible to Resist

Summary

Jared "JUMP" Jackson. Hot muscle bound athlete. But he is a client. He should be off limits... right? Alexis “AJ” Thompson's job as a physical therapist was not always an exciting one. But things were about to HEAT up when she was assigned a new VIP client to work with.  Her new client was sexy as hell and impossible to resist. And very soon Alexis would find herself getting physical with him in more ways than one. However, Alexis had no idea that her client was a superstar NFL player named Jared Jackson. Not being one to follow sports, she had no idea just how big of a deal Jared really was and she was about to find out the hard way.... This is a steamy romance full of drama, twists and turns. If you want an audiobook that will keep you listening until the end then this is it. Buy it now and enjoy!

©2017 Lacey Legend (P)2018 Lacey Legend

Narrator: Charlie Boswell
Author: Lacey Legend
Length: 5 hrs and 2 mins
Available on Audible
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Captain Hazzard: Curse of the Red Maggot

Summary

A heart-shaped, blood red pearl in the hands of a master criminal has the power to incite bloody native revolts throughout the South Seas. Now, Captain Hazzard and his team of adventurers must travel halfway around the world to put an end to...the Curse of the Red Maggot!

©2008 Airship 27 Productions (P)2018 RadioArchives.com

Narrator: Stuart Gauffi
Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
Available on Audible
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Paperbacks from Hell

4 ratings

Summary

Take a tour through the horror paperback novels of two iconic decades...if you dare. Hear shocking plot summaries that invoke devil worship, satanic children, and haunted real estate! Horror author and vintage paperback book collector Grady Hendrix offers killer commentary and witty insight on these trashy thrillers that tried so hard to be the next Exorcist or Rosemary's Baby. Complete with story summaries and artist and author profiles, this unforgettable volume dishes on familiar authors like V. C. Andrews and R. L. Stine, plus many more who've faded into obscurity. Also included are recommendations for which of these forgotten treasures are well worth your listening time and which should stay buried.

©2018 Blackstone Audio, Inc. (P)2018 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

Length: 5 hrs and 39 mins
Available on Audible
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Perfect

Summary

Brilliant, handsome, and wealthy Benjy Tafeen thinks he is smarter than most. He believes one woman can never complete him. It would take two of them to satisfy his need for perfection. There is only one perfect woman, Arjana, whom he received from his father on his 13th birthday. The beautiful family maid from Africa transformed him from a boy to a man, but the damage done to him created many problems later. He could never love another woman because he believed Arjana to be the only "perfect" one. When he is attracted to Lila, he realizes she can never complete him. Then, he meets the lovely Miriam. Maybe, if he can devise a plan so they can live together as one, he can, at last, find the perfect love. What these exceptional students discover, as they begin life at the University of Florida, is there is no escaping the proven rules of life. Benjy, Miriam, and Lila create devastation that they can't repair. Living with the consequences of bad choices is their fate. Yes, Aids, betrayal, lies, and cheating are only a few of the dilemmas they face due to poor choices and a feeling of entitlement. Even death takes one of them early as the other two are left to deal with her loss.

©2020 Linda Heavner Gerald (P)2020 Linda Heavner Gerald

Narrator: Kimberly Casper
Length: 5 hrs and 21 mins
Available on Audible
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Rivals

4 ratings

Summary

Into the cutthroat world of Corinium television comes mega-star Declan O'Hara. Declan soon realises that the Managing Director, Lord Baddingham, has recruited him merely to help retain the franchise for Corinium. Baddingham has also enticed Cameron Cook, a gorgeous, domineering woman executive, to produce Declan's programme.  As a rival group emerges to pitch for the franchise, reputations ripen and decline, true love blossoms and burns, marriages are made and shattered and sex raises its head at almost every throw....

©1988 Jilly Cooper (P)2018 W. F. Howes Ltd

Narrator: Sherry Baines
Author: Jilly Cooper
Length: 27 hrs and 41 mins
Available on Audible
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Summary of Principles: Life and Work by Ray Dalio

2 ratings

Summary

Founder of Bridgewater Associates, Ray Dalio has made the principles which lead to his success available to you. Dalio made more money for his clients than any other hedge fund in history. More than that, Dalio was the friend and intimate of world leaders and some of the richest men in the world. In this book, he provides a blueprint for finding your own goals and paths to success. This summary includes:  A chapter-by-chapter summary  A breakdown of all the principles Dalio used to make his decisions  A biography of the author  And much more!

©2018 Book Avenue (P)2018 Book Avenue

Narrator: Leanne Thompson
Author: Book Avenue
Length: 2 hrs and 12 mins
Available on Audible
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The Bright Book of Life

Summary

In his first book devoted exclusively to narrative fiction, America's most original and controversial literary critic and legendary Yale professor writes trenchantly about 52 masterworks spanning the Western tradition. Perhaps no other literary critic but Harold Bloom could - or would - undertake a project of this immensity. And certainly no other critic could bring to it the extraordinary knowledge, understanding, and insight that are the hallmark of Bloom's every book. Ranging across centuries and continents, this final book of his career gives us the inimitable critic on Don Quixote and Book of Numbers; Wuthering Heights and Absalom, Absalom; Les Miserables and Blood Meridian; Vanity Fair and Invisible Man; The Captain's Daughter and The Reef. He writes about works by Austen, Balzac, Dickens, Tolstoy, James, Conrad, Lawrence, Wolff, Le Guin, Sebald, and many more. Whether you have already read or listened to these books, or intend to, or simply care about the importance and power of fiction, Harold Bloom serves as an unparalleled guide through these 52 masterpieces of the genre.

©2020 Harold Bloom (P)2020 Random House Audio

Narrator: Stephen Mendel
Author: Harold Bloom
Length: 22 hrs
Available on Audible
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Shadow Claw: A Brock Finlander Novel

Summary

There is more in the water than you know. When ex-astronaut Brock Finlander tries to reconnect with his long-lost daughter, a marine biologist, they discover strange things happening to marine life on Claw Island. In a rush to identify why the crabs are growing out of control, they find more than they bargained for. Now, they have only 72 hours before the cover-up becomes dangerous and unstoppable. But danger never expects to run into a man like Brock Finlander. A man who will not just respond, but will attack it with everything he has: His intellect, his military training, and his family. But when the animals you’re trying to save become the enemy, how do you fight back?  Together, father and daughter must learn that family comes first before time runs out and they lose each other, and the island, forever. What they thought they knew about the water was wrong...so very, very, wrong. If you like thrilling action and heartwarming, endearing characters, you’ll love this coastal action-adventure set in the very center of Maryland’s blue crab population, the Chesapeake Bay, surrounded by NASA, NOAA, the Coast Guard, and the Annapolis Naval Academy. Buy your copy today! Note: This audiobook contains some cursing.

©2020 E. J. Foster (P)2020 E. J. Foster

Narrator: Nick Sullivan
Author: E. J. Foster
Length: 6 hrs and 51 mins
Available on Audible
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Inevitable Series # 3, Inevitable Addiction

Summary

Dawn Oliver - daughter of theater royalty, talented in her own right, and, according to the internet...a complete and total fraud.  All she wants is a fair chance to prove herself - no nepotism, no social media campaigns, no sponsors. Just pure talent, which she has in spades, if she can just get someone to believe in her.  The way Patrick Bell does.  Straightforward, self-assured, and exactly the kind of energy Dawn needs, if he can get past his own demons. He's good with life as it is - he's managing, with no expectation of anything beyond a casual connection.  A chance meeting brings about an unexpected spark of chemistry...leading to a bond neither of them seems to be able to get away from.  Contains mature themes.

©2018 Christina C. Jones (P)2020 Tantor

Length: 6 hrs and 10 mins
Available on Audible
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Blindside

1 rating

Summary

Mark Gattison has avoided love and commitment his entire adult life. Not interested in more than a one night stand or a brief encounter in a bathroom stall, he is the epitome of a good time. Will Parkinson is the guy who defends him, the guy who puts up with him, the guy Mark calls his best friend. When Will becomes unsettled and a little distant, Mark takes it upon himself to find Will a boyfriend. Not familiar with the concept himself, Mark thinks Will needs someone to make him happy. What Mark doesn't know, is that he's about to get blindsided. He's about to get knocked off his feet by the one thing that's been right in front of him the entire time.

©2013 NR Walker (P)2019 NR Walker

Narrator: Michael Pauley
Author: N.R. Walker
Length: 6 hrs and 56 mins
Available on Audible
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The Nightmare on Trap Street

Summary

Sometimes death births new life, and that is fact for sisters Rhonnie and Ahli Malone. After facing the wrath of Madame, the young women take on the job of being security detail for none other than Sadie Thomas, the head of The Last Kings. With a new drug, Vita E Morte, doing numbers under her belt, it is apparent that Sadie has plans to distribute it all over the United States. However, after seeing the deadly side effects of the drug, Sadie agrees to get rid of the formula and take it off the market for good. Only somebody doesn't want her to. In fact, they'll do anything to get the formula for themselves, including taking out the leader of The Last Kings. With a phantom gunning for her head and her own camp's loyalty being tested, Rhonnie and Ahli are the only ones that Sadie can trust with the location of the formula: Trap Street. It's a place only spoken of in hood myth. Legend is that not only is Trap Street a neutral ground for the most elite hustlers, but it's a fortress for their secrets. Once there, the only objective is to destroy the formula for Vita E Morte so no one can ever sell or take it again, but not even Sadie is prepared for the gory nightmare that awaits her.

©2020 C.N. Phillips (P)2020 Recorded Books

Narrator: Soozi Cheyenne
Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
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Sidekick: Sycamore Row by John Grisham

Summary

Fans of John Grisham are excited about his very first sequel, Sycamore Row, which follows the characters and setting of A Time to Kill. If you are looking for a deeper reading experience, then this analysis is the perfect companion. In Sycamore Row, we return to the character of Jake Brigance and the town of Clanton, Mississippi. With the Carl Lee Hailey case well behind him, Jake is frustrated and bored with the status of his professional life. But as he immerses himself in defending a will during an intense jury trial against powerful opponents, he gets out of the professional doldrums. The experience seems to breathe new life into his personal affairs, as well. John Grisham crafts a tale of revenge and forgiveness with a gentler voice than in A Time to Kill. Fans will appreciate Grisham's range, as the listener enjoys the building tension as Jake does battle without the threat of death hanging over his head. With this analysis, you will gain a better understanding of the characters and plot while receiving rich insight into the novel's themes and symbolism. Examine Grisham's writing style to see how he expertly builds tension in ways not seen in his previous works. This analysis covers an in-depth view of the setting, including the location, time period, and social issues. A convenient character reference list helps you keep track of the entire cast in Sycamore Row. The chapter-by-chapter analysis covers the plot while adding insightful details. Spoiler alerts tell you when to stop in case you are listening to this analysis along with the book. Learn what drives each key character while you explore the major themes and symbols throughout the novel. Challenge your mind with the discussion questions and responses at the end of the analysis.

©2013 BookBuddy (P)2014 BookBuddy

Narrator: Lee Strayer
Author: BookBuddy
Length: 26 mins
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Lovin Safari

Summary

There’s nothing like a woman who’s attractive, educated, and armed with many talents...talents that could knock a grown man to his knees. Safari Kennedy is an only child, born to parents who both faced untimely deaths. Unlike her mother, who dies in an automobile accident, Safari witnesses the murder of her father. For some unbeknownst reason, the killer lets her get away. As the years pass she never tells a soul and spends time preparing to someday cross his path, again. Zeus Brice is a crafty, seasoned assassin and an assistant to one of the most powerful political mobsters in St. Louis, Missouri, Gunzz Black. Zeus and Gunzz dress in suits by day and dominate the criminal world by night. Neither Safari or Zeus are looking love, but somehow their worlds collide, and they find themselves on a rocky conquest.  Will Safari and Zeus, allow the drama trying to take them down to intervene? Or will they remain focused on the task at hand? Everything is about to be revealed when the past shows up threatening to cause grave consequences.

©2017 Dean Grayson (P)2020 Dean Grayson

Author: Dean Hamid
Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins
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Hate at First Sight

Summary

Jared is determined to earn the center forward spot on his new soccer team, but he faces fiercer competition than expected. Mark is taller and stronger, and his prowess on the field is unmatched. Worse, his cocky, smug attitude makes Jared want to punch him in the face. A battle begins that both Jared and Mark are determined to win. Jared despises his nemesis, but fate pushes them together, and Jared learns there is more behind Mark's hostility than he guessed. Hate at First Sight is a story about friendship and love found in the most unlikely places.

©2015 Mark A. Roeder (P)2015 Mark A. Roeder

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Length: 6 hrs and 25 mins
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Centre de la Mort [Death Center]

1 rating

Summary

Centre de la Mort: Tous les kamikazes ne sont pas religieux! Une violente bombe explose dans un centre commercial huppé de Bagdad, tuant et mutilant des dizaines de personnes. En peu de temps, une espèce impitoyable de kamikazes à la bombe rend perplexe sept départements de police à travers le monde. Un régime de terreur s’abat, ne semblant être lié ni à la religion, ni à des problèmes d’ordre politique. Les hackers du gouvernement chinois et les SAS britanniques sont appelés à l’aide. Trouveront-ils la raison de ces explosions gratuites avant que les citoyens ne soient effrayés? Please note: This audiobook is in French.

©2020 Owen Jones (P)2020 Owen Jones

Narrator: Steve Legault
Author: Owen Jones
Length: 5 hrs and 58 mins
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The Confessional

Summary

She never killed anybody that didn’t have it coming.... Six months before aging out of foster care, 17-year-old Tori meets a local hustler who makes her an offer she can’t refuse. At first, she enjoys the benefits of being Ricky’s “new girl,” but it’s not long before he’s looking for a return on his investment. When Tori’s first job goes horribly wrong, she finds herself more indebted to Ricky than ever.  After a confrontation with Ricky spirals out of control, Tori goes on the run. Halfway across the country, she meets Dana, a street-wise woman in a similarly desperate situation. The two become quick friends and hatch a plan to move to Reno. But sometimes those closest to you are the ones who hurt you the most, and soon Tori is on her own again - and out for revenge.   To survive in this live by the gun, die by the gun world, Tori must learn how to fend for herself. She’ll need smarts the streets could never teach her. Enter Buck, an older man in possession of a certain set of skills that could help Tori. But as life has taught her, nothing comes free, or easy. Buck will teach her his ways, but he’ll need something from her first.... In The Confessional, Ashley and JaQuavis, acclaimed authors of the New York Times best-selling Cartel series, introduce their most ruthless hero yet - a charismatic killing machine intent on purging a closet full of skeletons as the walls are closing in.   

©2019 Ashley & JaQuavis (P)2019 Audible Originals, LLC.

Length: 4 hrs and 18 mins
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The Adopted Child

Summary

While working the streets in New York one night, Tracy is approached and harassed by two on duty officers. After being provoked, she discovers hidden strengths as she temporarily disables one of the officers. She is immediately rushed to a nearby precinct where her troubles begins. Forced to leave the state of New York, she heads west to California in search of her father, a doctor, to seek refuge. On her journey, she gets caught up in a chain of events which unveil a violent part of her which she quickly learns to use to her advantage. Take a trip through The Adopted Child and experience, excitement, action, and adventure.

©2016 Bobby Riley (P)2020 Malikah Riley

Narrator: Thomas J. Fria
Author: Bobby Riley
Length: 3 hrs and 49 mins
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The Untelling

Summary

Aria is no stranger to tragedy. Fifteen years ago, a family outing took the lives of her father and baby sister, leaving remaining members of this fractured family struggling with their own guilt - real and imagined. At 25, Aria believes she can reinvent herself through her planned marriage with all its promise of a family of her own. Her infertility changes her life as swiftly and irrevocably as the urban landscape around her. With prose that is both eloquent and unflinching, Jones charts the emotional journey of her characters as they explore the painful territory of truth and the healing landscape of forgiveness.

©2005 Tayari Jones (P)2008 BBC Audiobooks America

Author: Tayari Jones
Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
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Partially Broken Never Destroyed 4: Unholy Matrimony

Summary

Are you able to handle your lover's secret scandal?  Just when you thought the romance couldn't get any more twisted in this urban love story...it does!   Kayla is moving up in her career and her romance with Bryan is better and hotter than ever. They are finally sealing the deal by getting married in the luxury dream wedding she's always imagined. Everyone is on board and supportive of her achievements...or not.... Due to recent death threats, Kayla's not sure who to trust. She is getting caught up in her coworker's scandals, while Bryan's scandalous past emerges something wicked. All she knows is that someone is out to ruin their lives. She isn't sure why she's a target, but someone wants to destroy her and her marriage. Kayla has to figure out how to undo what she has done. Not only could her relationship be destroyed; she may end up six feet under.   If you enjoy African American romance or street urban fiction with a twist of suspense, you'll definitely enjoy this urban thriller! Can't wait for more....

©2017 Nataisha Hill (P)2019 Nataisha Hill

Narrator: Dana Njenga
Length: 3 hrs and 21 mins
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The Lies We Tell About Life, Love, and Everything in Between

Summary

Sometimes, the worst lies are the ones we tell ourselves. They build and build into a façade of transparency and false truth that we present to the world...until it comes crashing down because of that one person who sees right into you. “Just one more time.” “It’s not even like that.” “I’m not tripping about it.” “I’m fine. Really.” Growth and forgiveness. Maturity and grace. Moving on and moving forward. All come into play when something that was supposed to be a one-time indulgence becomes something more - something almost destroyed by lies they never told each other.

©2016 Christina C. Jones (P)2020 Christina C. Jones

Length: 7 hrs and 23 mins
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A Tale of Two Lawyers

Summary

A Tale of Two Lawyers is a novel that chronicles the professional and personal lives of two Chicago attorneys - Mel Foster and Jerry Sloan - as they follow divergent pathways, beginning as law school roommates and continuing through their colorful, contrasting legal careers.  Love and marriages come and go in the progression of their lives, but one woman becomes of key importance in the final confrontation that ends their careers - successfully and happily for one, and ignominiously for the other. About the author: Barry J. Freeman has been a Chicago litigator for over 47 years (now retired). He writes from his experience as a participant and observer, exposing the practice of law as it has changed from noble profession to a dog-eat-dog, money-grubbing business, driven by a widespread, flagrant, unethical lawyer/client conflict of interest - hourly billing.

©2015 Barry Jay Freeman (P)2020 Barry Jay Freeman

Narrator: Robert Ferraro
Length: 11 hrs and 37 mins
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Spoiled Rotten

Summary

When her brother is killed, Trouble, who has everything she could ever want because of her brother and his “complex occupation”, embarks on a mission of revenge that involves seducing the enemy and then killing him.

©2019 Brandi Johnson (P)2019 Blackstone Publishing

Narrator: Misty Reign
Length: 11 hrs and 40 mins
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Come Back to Me

Summary

Sidney Sexton is well settled into a quiet life in his hometown of Verona, Indiana, but that quiet is disturbed when he spots a boy from his past - a boy who cannot be in this place and time.   Twenty-five years ago, when Sidney was in high school, he found and lost his soul mate.   Tragedy took him away from Sidney, but now a boy who is the spitting image of the youth he loved walks the streets of Verona.   Sidney knows he cannot be his lost love, and yet he wonders....

©2017 Mark A. Roeder (P)2020 Mark A. Roeder

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Length: 6 hrs and 48 mins
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My Mama's Drama

2 ratings

Summary

The love/hate relationship between Diane and Kendra Williams takes mother-daughter drama to entirely different level. Diane is a single mother who prides herself on being a master manipulator. She has no problem using anything or anyone to get what she wants. Whether it’s treating her sister, Celia, as her personal ATM or seducing unlikely, unsuspecting men, she will do whatever it takes to get ahead.  Her daughter, Kendra, is a hardworking student who does a better job parenting her younger twin sisters than their mom does. She is determined to be nothing like her mother, and instead, strives to follow in her Aunt Celia’s footsteps to get the car, house, and career of her dreams. After meeting Bilal, a handsome, streetwise entrepreneur, she may just land the man of her dreams as well. When tragedy strikes one of the twins, instead of being there for her family, Diane sees it as one more opportunity to exploit for her own personal gain. And when a secret that both Diane and Kendra have been keeping comes out, the entire family is ripped apart. Will Kendra be able to hold on to everything that means the world to her, or will her mama’s drama snatch it all away?

©2018 La Jill Hunt (P)2018 Recorded Books

Author: La Jill Hunt
Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
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Hoodlum 2

Summary

All he ever wanted to be was a good son. Shai Clark was an all-American basketball player with aspirations of one day making it to the NBA, but that all changed when his father was viciously murdered and he found himself thrust into the role of the new head of his family's criminal enterprise. After waging a war on the streets of New York that lasts nearly three years, it seems like peace is finally being restored to the land and Shai can get back to focusing on continuing his father's mission to legitimize the Clark family - but little does he know it was only the calm before the storm. Not everyone respects his claim to the Clark empire, and when new and old enemies start to come out of the woodwork, Shai will find that inheriting the throne was one thing but holding onto it will prove to be a far more difficult task.

©2017 K'wan Foye (P)2017 Blackstone Publishing and Urban Audiobooks

Narrator: L. Steven
Author: K’wan
Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
Available on Audible
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To Paris with Love

1 rating

Summary

Ripped from the pages of Carl Weber's New York Times best-selling Family Business series comes a solo story about his most popular character to date - the bright, sexy, and deadly Paris Duncan. Join Carl Weber and Eric Pete as they go back in time and take Paris Duncan to Europe, to the finishing school where she meets her first true love, makes her first real enemy, and commits her first crime. Listeners will get a thrilling inside view into the events that made Paris the lovely but lethal woman she is today.

©2013 Carl Weber with Eric Pete (P)2013 Recorded Books

Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
Available on Audible
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HiBrow: World Book Night 2011

Summary

A celebration of adult literature and reading. The whole book industry, including booksellers, librarians and publishers, were invited come together and pick out their favourite titles to be included the final list of 25 books by authors from the UK and Ireland.  The final list included fiction, poetry and memoirs, among others. There were some best sellers, some classics and some lesser known.  Interviews with Lemn Sissay, Hayley Atwell and Stanley Tucci, and Philip Pullman.

©2011 One Media iP Ltd (P)2018 One Media iP Ltd

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The Holiday Shorts

Summary

This is a collection of Alexandria House’s published holiday short stories. This collection contains no material that has not been previously released.  Baby, Be Mine What do the lonely do on Valentine’s Day? That’s the dilemma Pia Harris faces for the second year in a row. But maybe this year will be different. Maybe, just maybe, she’ll find another lonely heart to share it with.  Merry Christmas, Baby Having to work on Christmas Eve is bad. Having to work the graveyard shift on Christmas Eve is worse. Having to work the graveyard shift on Christmas Eve when your life is a mess? Well, that’s some BS. There doesn’t seem to be a Merry Christmas in store for Sunday Marks, but maybe one call can change that.  Always My Baby What Melanie sees as an inconvenience, Luke sees as a long-desired opportunity. Hopefully, this converging of divergent paths on Christmas Eve will lead to pleasant surprises for both of them.  All I Want Two souls reunite on Christmas, but at the end of the day, will they rekindle what once was or go their separate ways?  New Year, New Boo? Could a dreaded company New Year's party be just the place for Langston O'Neal to bag a new boo?  These stories contain mature themes. 

©2020 Alexandria House (P)2021 Alexandria House

Length: 3 hrs and 4 mins
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Summary & Analysis of The Body Keeps the Score

Summary

Dr. Bessel van der Kolk explores the often elusive topic of trauma, PTSD, and recovery in his well-researched and supported book, The Body Keeps the Score. In his book, he offers tested methods for treatment along with cutting-edge therapies. This FastReads Summary & Analysis offers supplementary material to Bessel van der Kolk's The Body Keeps the Score to help you distill the key takeaways, review the book's content, and further understand the writing style and overall themes from an editorial perspective. Whether you'd like to improve your retention and understanding, refresh your memory, or simply decide whether or not this book is for you, FastReads Summary & Analysis is here to help. Absorb everything you need to know in under 20 minutes! What does this FastReads Summary & Analysis Include? A short synopsis of the original book Editorial review of the writing style and themes Key takeaways of the author's main points Quick chapter-by-chapter summaries A short biography of the the author Original book summary overview: "Bessel van der Kolk's long history and experience in treating trauma victims is clearly and precisely brought out in this book. Staying clear of deep and complex medical terms, the book guides the reader through a step-by-step logical sequence of how trauma is sustained, manifested, treated, and overcome. This book is a must read for the layman and enthusiast, the patient and the physician, and above all, everyone who wants to know something about trauma and managing post-traumatic stress disorder." Please note: This is a summary, analysis, and review of the book and not the original book. It is meant as a supplement to and not a replacement for The Body Keeps the Score.

©2017 FastReads (P)2017 FastReads

Narrator: L.K. Negron
Author: FastReads
Length: 44 mins
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Snow

1 rating

Summary

A love story that was fueled by cocaine and birthed in the streets....   Azu Wilson gave his oldest daughter the name Snow because she was born amongst his snowfall on the city of Gary, Indiana in 2001. Then, Azu had just began to drop tons kilos of coke on the city, starting the birth of his empire.   Fast forward 18 years later, Snow is Azu's favorite girl and only daughter. She has been doted on by her father. Now, she is off to college with her best friends, Tristan and Bae. They hope that their move out of the violent streets of Chicago to Tallahassee will bring positive change to the brutally savage lives they have lived.   However, "wherever arms flow, violence follows". Amongst the excitement of Freshmen year, college parties, and pledging, Snow is forced to return to Chicago in order to rescue her family from sudden hardship and misery.   Unbeknownst to her, she receives the help that she needs from one of Azu's most trusted crew members, Zo. Zo encourages her to make the biggest move of her life, as he falls violently for the brown-skinned beauty. Snow isn't interested, however. Her focus is on her family. Yet, having been raised by a hustla, wouldn't she be moved to fall in love with one?

©2019 Jessica N. Watkins (P)2020 Audible, Inc.

Length: 7 hrs and 1 min
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Aftermath

5 ratings

Summary

Runner-Up, 2013 Rainbow Award for Lesbian Contemporary General Fiction Readers everywhere fell in love with Syd, Maddie, David, Michael, Pete, and the irrepressible Roma Jean Freemantle in Ann McMan's 2011 best seller, Jericho. Now, return to the tiny mountain town in the much-anticipated sequel, Aftermath. Over the past 18 months, Syd, Maddie, and little Henry have become a family, and things are going surprisingly well for most of Jericho's residents...if you don't count the devastating storm that whips through town. In the weeks and months to come, Syd, Maddie, and all of Jericho are forced to pick up the pieces and rebuild their homes, their lives, and their town. The task is sometimes hard, sometimes emotional, and sometimes absurd, but it is always full of smart and sassy humor and an abundance of good food and wine.

©2012 Ann McMan (P)2014 Audible Inc.

Author: Ann McMan
Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
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Saved by a Savage

Summary

In the second installment of Salvation, Teka has given up on ever hearing from Moses again. Moses' only priority is his health and getting his life together. He's starting to feel as his reign in the streets is coming to an end while Teka is just warming up to becoming a business mogul. Somehow, some way, the two stumble across paths once again but this time...he doesn't let her run. In Salvation book two, get a new feel for Teka and understand Moses a little better. This is the second book in this series and it ends on a cliff-hanger.

©2017 Nakoreya Roberson (P)2020 Nakoreya Roberson

Narrator: James Jerome
Author: Nako
Length: 7 hrs and 18 mins
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Nightbeat: Night Stories

Summary

In 1950, NBC began broadcasting Nightbeat, considered one of the finest shows of its time. The show featured Randy Stone, a reporter who covered the night beat for the Chicago Star with a unique blend of wit, compassion, and toughness. From murder to mystery, gunplay to climactic chases, from heartache to hardboiled, every night brought a new story to Randy Stone. Radio Archives invites you to listen to six brand-new Nightbeat stories set on the streets of Randy Stone's Chicago in Nightbeat: Night Stories. Authors Howard Hopkins, Will Murray, Paul Bishop, Mark Squirek, Bobby Nash, and Tommy Hancock breathe new life into Randy Stone, bringing the nostalgic noir feel of the radio series fans have enjoyed for over 60 years to newly written tales that capture the true essence of Nightbeat. A mystery involving a puzzle. A mad killer strangling women. A young boy on the wrong road. An old flame threatening to burn again. Blood and conspiracy in the boxing ring. The murder of a reporter. And at the center of every tale, Randy Stone. This nostalgic collection of new tales for your listening pleasure comes alive courtesy of noted actor Michael C. Gwynne. Delivering each line with a mix of two fisted determination and humanity, Gwynne makes Randy Stone and his Chicago living, breathing realities for both Nightbeat fans and new listeners. Listen as 1950s Chicago comes alive when the sun sets. Join Michael C. Gwynne as Randy Stone in Nightbeat: Night Stories. This collection includes: "Introduction", by Tommy Hancock; "Strangler", by Howard Hopkins; "The Chicago Punch", by Paul Bishop; "Puzzle in Purple", by Will Murray; "Down Addison Road", by Mark Squirek; "Lucky", by Tommy Hancock; and "The One That Got Away", by Bobby Nash. Michael C. Gwynne's outstanding achievements have encompassed all areas of entertainment - radio, television and film. Throughout the '60s Michael could be heard as a DJ in San Francisco, New York City, and Los Angeles. Shortly after breaking the Guinness Book of World Records record for nonstop drumming - 92 hours at the 1965 "Drum-a-Thon" in Honolulu - Michael was cast in the TV series The Psychiatrist by a young Steven Spielberg. Michael went on to work behind the scenes on Spielberg's breakthrough film, Jaws, where he can be heard as the DJ on beach radios. He continued to land roles in popular television shows: Kojak, Dallas, CHiPS, Hill Street Blues, Cagney & Lacey, and Falcon Crest before he crossed paths again with Spielberg when he was cast in an episode of Amazing Stories directed by Martin Scorsese. Although Michael has worked steadily as a character actor in television and film over the last three decades, his first love is still radio where he enjoys the challenges of a fast paced production, bringing a character to life with nothing but his deep thrilling voice!

©2012 RadioArchives.com (P)2012 RadioArchives.com

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On Reading Well

1 rating

Summary

Reading great literature well has the power to cultivate virtue. Great literature increases knowledge of and desire for the good life by showing readers what virtue looks like and where vice leads. It is not just what one reads but how one reads that cultivates virtue. Reading good literature well requires one to practice numerous virtues, such as patience, diligence, and prudence. And learning to judge wisely a character in a book, in turn, forms the reader's own character.   Acclaimed author Karen Swallow Prior takes fans on a guided tour through works of great literature both ancient and modern, exploring 12 virtues that philosophers and theologians throughout history have identified as most essential for good character and the good life. In reintroducing ancient virtues that are as relevant and essential today as ever, Prior draws on the best classical and Christian thinkers, including Aristotle, Aquinas, and Augustine. Covering authors from Henry Fielding to Cormac McCarthy, Jane Austen to George Saunders, and Flannery O'Connor to F. Scott Fitzgerald, Prior explores some of the most compelling universal themes found in classic books, helping readers learn to love life, literature, and God through their encounters with great writing. In examining works by these authors and more, Prior shows why virtues such as prudence, temperance, humility, and patience are still necessary for human flourishing and civil society.

©2018 Karen Swallow Prior (P)2018 Tantor

Narrator: Lisa Larsen
Length: 8 hrs and 46 mins
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Summary of The 48 Laws of Power

7 ratings

Summary

Note: This is a summary of The 48 Laws of Power, not the original book. This summary is not endorsed by or affiliated with Robert Greene. The 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene is the ultimate guide to putting yourself in a place of power. It is about knowing your weakness, playing on your strengths, and manipulating your enemies.  It is the guide to get if you are wanting to raise your ranks in your office or business. There are no other books with the source of power.  Some other points you will find are: How to handle your enemies  How to set your goals  How to get to know your own weakness  The basics behind the author

©2018 Book Avenue (P)2018 Book Avenue

Narrator: Doug Greene
Author: Book Avenue
Length: 1 hr and 13 mins
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Unspoken Lies

Summary

With demanding careers and two children, Cherise and Mason McKenzie find themselves spending more time apart than together, which allows infidelity with a trusted loved one to darken their doorstep. It is only through a series of near-tragic events that the couple are able to rebuild their lives and rekindle their love.

©2010 Darrien Lee (P)2018 Blackstone Publishing and Urban Audiobooks

Narrator: Ellis Park
Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
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The Well of Loneliness

3 ratings

Summary

Stephen Gordon (named by a father desperate for a son) is not like other girls: she hunts, she fences, she reads books, wears trousers, and longs to cut her hair. As she grows up amidst the stifling grandeur of Morton Hall, the locals begin to draw away from her, aware of some indefinable thing that sets her apart. And when Stephen Gordon reaches maturity, she falls passionately in love - with another woman.

©1928 Radclyffe Hall (P)2009 Audible Ltd

Narrator: Cecilia Fage
Length: 16 hrs and 10 mins
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Only in Key West

Summary

When vacationing Chicago detectives Nick and Norm witness a tragic accident involving a famous entertainer, the local police chief asks for their help. The duo's investigation uncovers crime and corruption in paradise as they come face-to-face with a ruthless killer...as homegrown eccentrics, drag queens, and dwarves rush to their aid in this heart-pounding thriller!

©2018 Kenneth D. Michaels (P)2018 Kenneth D. Michaels

Narrator: Theo Copeland
Length: 5 hrs and 4 mins
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Summary of My Name Is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout | Includes Analysis

Summary

Summary of My Name Is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout | Includes Analysis Preview: My Name Is Lucy Barton tells the story of the title character and her relationship with her family, particularly her mother and first husband. It considers the perception of poverty by those who live both inside and outside of it. Much of the story takes place in a hospital in New York City, where Lucy Barton goes to have her appendix removed. Instead of going straight home, Lucy becomes ill and remains in the hospital for nearly nine weeks. Lucy was born into poverty and grew up with her mother, father, older brother, and older sister in the garage of her uncle's home. She didn't have loving relationships with her parents or her siblings. They lived in isolation both physically, as they had no neighbors, and culturally, as they did not have a television, newspapers, or magazines in their home. As a result of her isolation, Lucy often felt socially awkward for not understanding cultural references or not always knowing how to act in certain social situations.... PLEASE NOTE: This is summary and analysis of the book, and NOT the original book. Inside this Instaread Summary of My Name Is Lucy Barton: Summary of the book Important people Character analysis Analyses of the themes and author's style About the Author With Instaread, you can get the key takeaways, summary, and analysis of a book in 15 minutes. We read every chapter, identify the key takeaways, and analyze them for your convenience.

©2016 Instaread (P)2016 Instaread

Narrator: Gwenn Dawson
Author: Instaread
Length: 27 mins
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On the Make

Summary

The classic John D. MacDonald thriller about a Korean War vet searching for a stolen fortune in a small town. Our edition comes with two excellent bonus essays, a biography of John D. MacDonald, and an exploration of the paperback revolution of the mid-20th century.

©2010 Gutter Books LLC (P)2013 Gutter Books LLC

Narrator: Robert Armin
Length: 5 hrs and 18 mins
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Harry's Game

Summary

A British cabinet minister is gunned down on a London street by an IRA assassin. In the wake of national outcry, the authorities must find the hitman. But the trail is long cold, the killer gone to ground in Belfast, and they must resort to more unorthodox methods to unearth him. Ill prepared and poorly briefed, undercover agent Harry Brown is sent into the heart of enemy territory to infiltrate the terrorists. But when it is a race against the clock, mistakes are made and corners cut. For Harry Brown, alone in a city of strangers, where an intruder is the subject of immediate gossip and rumour, one false move is enough to leave him fatally isolated....

©1975 Gerald Seymour (P)2013 Hodder & Stoughton

Narrator: John O'Mahony
Length: 11 hrs and 33 mins
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Christmas with the Okafors: Holiday Edition

Summary

T'was the night before Christmas and all through house a whole family slept soundly, three kids, two grandchildren, a husband and his spouse... Ezra "Ethic" Okafor and his family are finally complete. After years of loneliness Ethic has met his match in Alani. She's the queen of his castle and is a doting mother figure to his children. Only a few months have passed since they wed, but they've spent them happily and peacefully. Alani can't wait to start new traditions with her family and she is determined to make the 12 days before Christmas memorable for them all. Catch up with the Okafors as they spread a bit of nostalgia and some Christmas cheer in this surprise release by Ashley Antoinette. Grab a cup of hot chocolate, spike it with something strong (because that's the Ash Army way), hit play on the holiday playlist, and snuggle up by the fire as this novel gets you into the Christmas spirit. Merry Christmas Ash Army!

©2019 Ashley Antoinette (P)2020 Griot & Grits Audio

Narrator: Cary Hite
Length: 7 hrs and 22 mins
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A Very Merry Romance

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School principal Jonathan Madaris falls hard the moment new teacher Marilyn Bannister walks into his office. The gray-eyed beauty takes his breath away and makes him regret his school's non-fraternization policy. Still, he immediately knows Marilyn is special. And he's not letting anything stop him from getting the woman he wants. Marilyn recognizes the attraction between her and Jonathan but has no intention of breaking school policy. After all, this is her first job and she loves it. So when she's suddenly transferred to another school and she discovers Jonathan is behind the move, she is furious. It's clear that Jonathan needs to be taught a lesson about playing with people's lives. And Marilyn is just the teacher to do it. But will she go too far? Find out what happens when two proud individuals face off in the game of love. Will it take a Christmas miracle to save the day?

©2018 Brenda Streater Jackson (P)2018 Harlequin Enterprises, Limited.

Narrator: Ron Butler
Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
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Six Memos for the Next Millennium

2 ratings

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At the time of his death, Italo Calvino was at work on six lectures setting forth the qualities in writing he most valued and which he believed would define literature in the century to come. Here, in Six Memos for the Next Millennium, are the five lectures he completed, forming not only a stirring defense of literature but also an indispensable guide to the writings of Calvino himself. He devotes one "memo" each to the concepts of lightness, quickness, exactitude, visibility, and multiplicity, drawing examples from his vast knowledge of myth, folklore, and works both ancient and modern.

©1988 The Estate of Italo Calvino; Translation: 2016 Geoffrey Brock (P)2017 Recorded Books

Length: 3 hrs and 34 mins
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The Painted Drum

6 ratings

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When Faye Travers is called upon to appraise the estate of a family in her small New Hampshire town, she isn't surprised to discover a forgotten cache of valuable Native American artifacts. However, she stops dead in her tracks when she finds in the collection a rare drum, ornamented with symbols she doesn't recognize and dressed in red tassels and a beaded belt and skirt, especially since, without touching the instrument, she hears it sound. From Faye's discovery, we trace the drum's passage, from the reservation on the northern plains to New Hampshire and back. Through the voice of Bernard Shaawano, an Ojibwe, we hear how his grandfather fashioned the drum after years of mourning his young daughter's death, and how it changes the lives of those whose paths its crosses. And through Faye we hear of her anguished relationship with a local sculptor, who himself mourns the loss of a daughter, and of the life she has made alone with her mother, in the shadow of the death of Faye's sister. Through these compelling voices, The Painted Drum explores the strange power that lost children exert on the memories of those they leave behind, and the intricate, transformative rhythms of human grief. One finds throughout the grace and wit, the captivating prose, and surprising beauty that characterize Louise Erdrich's finest work.

©2005 Louise Eldrich (P)2005 BBC Audiobook America, Inc. & HarperCollins Publishers, Inc.

Narrator: Anna Fields
Length: 8 hrs and 53 mins
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What She Saw Last Night

2 ratings

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Jenny Bowen is going home. Following an acrimonious split from her husband, she is quitting her job and moving back from London to the small town in the Scottish Highlands where she grew up. After tying up some last-minute loose ends, she rushes to Euston and boards the Caledonian Sleeper, headed north on a 500 mile, 10-hour journey through the night.  As Jenny is getting settled in her cabin, she hears a commotion outside in the corridor. She sees a pale little girl of about eight years old being bundled into a cabin down the carriage, with a stressed-looking woman whom Jenny assumes to be her mother. A tall man glances at the pair as he passes them. Jenny thinks it's strange that he has no luggage. He gives her a look that makes her uneasy before opening the door of the cabin next to her. When they reach their destination in the morning, Jenny discovers the woman dead in her cabin...but there's no sign of the little girl. The train company have no record of a child of that age being booked on the train, and CCTV shows the dead woman boarding alone. Jenny starts to get settled in her new home. She tries to put the incident out of her head and tells herself that everyone else is right: she must have imagined the little girl, or it was a misunderstanding. But deep down, she knows that isn't the truth.

©2019 Mason Cross (P)2019 Orion Publishing Group Ltd

Author: Mason Cross
Length: 10 hrs and 17 mins
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Hitting a Straight Lick with a Crooked Stick

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From "one of the greatest writers of our time" (Toni Morrison) - the author of Barracoon and Their Eyes Were Watching God - a collection of remarkable stories, including eight "lost" Harlem Renaissance tales now available to a wide audience for the first time. New York Times’ Books to Watch For BuzzFeed’s Most Anticipated Books of 2020 Newsweek’s Most Anticipated Books Forbes.com’s Most Anticipated Books of 2020 E!’s Top 2020 Books to Read Glamour’s Best Books In 1925, Barnard student Zora Neale Hurston - the sole black student at the college - was living in New York, "desperately striving for a toe-hold on the world." During this period, she began writing short works that captured the zeitgeist of African-American life and transformed her into one of the central figures of the Harlem Renaissance. Nearly a century later, this singular talent is recognized as one of the most influential and revered American artists of the modern period. Hitting a Straight Lick with a Crooked Stick is an outstanding collection of stories about love and migration, gender and class, racism and sexism that proudly reflect African-American folk culture. Brought together for the first time in one volume, they include eight of Hurston’s "lost" Harlem stories, which were found in forgotten periodicals and archives. These stories challenge conceptions of Hurston as an author of rural fiction and include gems that flash with her biting, satiric humor, as well as more serious tales reflective of the cultural currents of Hurston’s world. All are timeless classics that enrich our understanding and appreciation of this exceptional writer’s voice and her contributions to America’s literary traditions.

©2020 Zora Neale Hurston (P)2020 HarperAudio

Narrator: Aunjanue Ellis
Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
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Die Botschaft des Meeres

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Sergio Bambaren, der Autor des Bestsellers "Der träumende Delphin", erzählt von dem geheimnisvollen Surfer Shaun und seiner Leidenschaft für das Meer, von der Magie des blauen Elements und der Sprache der Natur, die nur die wenigsten verstehen. Shaun weiß, wie man mit dem Herzen hört...

©1999 SAGA Egmont. Übersetzung von Clara Lind (P)2019 SAGA Egmont

Narrator: Markus Hoffmann
Length: 2 hrs and 29 mins
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I Do Love You Still

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From New York Times best-selling author Mary B. Morrison comes the seductive, no-holds-barred novel of a dazzling power couple who play their scandalous love-hate affair one game too far.... Between their skyrocketing careers and insatiable passion for each other, Xena Trinity and Memphis Brown seem to be the perfect potential power couple. Sure, they break up constantly - their love and sexual chemistry is unbalanced, yet undeniable. Since their ultimate goal is to marry and start a family after Memphis fulfills his dreams, they believe they can one day have it all. Until Xena gets a once-in-a-lifetime chance to take her fashion brand global - just as track-star Memphis is this close to an Olympic slot.... Feeling neglected by Xena, Memphis crosses a new line: He looks elsewhere to fill the void of her abandonment and betrayal. Fed up, Xena moves on to a new man who supports her dream of building her brand...until his selfish demands make her yearn once more for a life with Memphis. With her career and love life hanging in the balance, Xena is forced to re-evaluate her priorities. Every man she meets seems like the one, but all of them have their faults. Who can she trust with her health and happiness? Will she choose the young, vibrant man who loves but also wants to control her? Or the man offering wisdom and stability? Will turning to her business partner or her best friend for support give her answers or more complications? Just when Xena has hope everything will turn out fine, a scandalous fallout puts lives and careers on blast - and breaks more than hearts. And getting real enough to manage this damage could cost Xena and Memphis more than they ever imagined....

©2019 Mary B. Morrison (P)2019 Recorded Books

Length: 10 hrs and 30 mins
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The Seaside Cafe

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Set on breathtaking Coates Island, off the coast of North Carolina, best-selling author Rochelle Alers' new series debut brings together three book-loving women whose summer will offer a chance to rewrite their own stories.... For three decades, the Seaside Cafe has served delicious meals to locals and island tourists alike. Kayana Johnson has moved home to help her brother run the cafe - and to nurse her wounds following a deep betrayal. Between cooking favorite recipes - creole chicken with buttermilk waffles, her grandmother's famous mac and cheese - and spending time reading, Kayana is trying to embrace a life free of entanglements, while staying open to new connections.... After striking up a conversation with two customers, Kayana suggests a summer book club. Each week, they'll meet on the patio to talk about their favorite novels. But there are plot twists awaiting them in real life too. For schoolteacher Leah, this two-month sojourn is the first taste of freedom she's had in her unhappy marriage. Cherie, filled with regret about her long-term affair with a married politician, discovers a powerful new passion. And Kayana finds a kindred spirit in a reclusive visitor who's ready to make his true identity known and fill this summer with new possibilities....

©2020 Rochelle Alers (P)2020 Recorded Books

Narrator: Shari Peele
Length: 9 hrs and 28 mins
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Union's Daughter

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One woman abhors her past. The other fights for freedom. Will their battle for emancipation leave them casualties of war? South Carolina, 1862. Emily Jarvie is determined to send her family's slave-owning history to its grave. When the Union Army captures the Sea Islands, she returns to the south to teach the former slaves, part of the Army's unusual experiment in racial equality. Despite her loyalty to the Union cause, her Southern heritage raises a brick wall of Yankee suspicion. Oberlin College, Ohio. Fugitive slave Caro Jarvie longs to pick up a rifle to fight for freedom. But as a woman, she has to settle for reporting on the war second-hand from the Union Army camp in the Sea Islands. When she learns that Harriet Tubman is in South Carolina to lead a military mission to free slaves, Caro seizes her chance to enter the fray. As Emily and Caro struggle to bury the past, old loves and new flames open a door to the future they both hope for. But with the war for America's soul raging ever closer, each woman finds her strength tested as she strives for a better tomorrow. Can they forge a legacy of love and acceptance during a time of turmoil and death?

©2019 Sabra Waldfogel (P)2020 Tantor

Narrator: Allyson Johnson
Length: 10 hrs and 55 mins
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The Indwelling

8 ratings

Summary

It has been three and a half years since the Rapture took up the bodies of the innocent to Heaven. The prophecies foretell that this is the point when the seven-year Tribulation shall become the Great Tribulation, with the forces of evil tightening their grip on humanity in preparation for the final battle. As the world mourns the death of a renowned leader, the Tribulation Force looks for the next predicted sign, that Satan will take possession of the Antichrist and raise him from the dead! Creating a thrilling scenario of the end times upon planet Earth, with the ultimate battle between good and evil being waged, the series combines Biblical prophecy with current events. Narrator Richard Ferrone gives a rugged, suspenseful reading to this action-packed continuation of a series that has captured the imagination of people everywhere.

©2000 Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins (P)2000 Recorded Books, LLC

Narrator: Richard Ferrone
Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
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Trickin'

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What's a girl gotta do to get what she wants out of life? According to Ra'Keeyah Jackson, the answer is whatever it takes. Ra'Keeyah has million-dollar dreams. She's determined to come up, and she won't stop until she does. Nothing is going to stop her from getting the hottest clothes, the finest men, and money to burn. Easily influenced by her conniving girls Shayna and Quiana, Ra'Keeyah resorts to shoplifting, stealing married men's credit cards, and passing bad checks to get what she wants.  Ra'Keeyah is struggling and has sunk to an all-time low when she meets Brick. He's a savvy, street-smart hustler who will surely take her young heart for a ride and make her want to change. Will she be able to resist, though, when Shayna comes to her with an idea that is sure to keep their pockets swole? This idea could cost the girls a little more than they bargained for, along with teaching them that not everyone is to be tricked!

©2012 Brandi Johnson (P)2018 Blackstone Publishing and Urban Audiobooks

Narrator: Ida Belle
Length: 12 hrs and 11 mins
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The Malta Escape

2 ratings

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An ancient treasure While visiting the scenic country of Malta, Jonathon Payne and David Jones bump into an old friend, who has come to the islands to search for a long-lost treasure of the Knights Hospitallers, an organization that dates back to the First Crusade in 1099 AD.  A vengeful criminal When Ivan Volkov - the ruthless leader of a Russian crime syndicate - is betrayed, he is willing to do anything to get retribution. Protected by a team of hackers and henchmen, he travels to the Mediterranean, where he leaves a trail of bodies in his wake.  A final showdown Before returning home, Volkov learns about the ancient hoard, one with possible ties to Paul I and the Russian Empire. With pride and riches on the line, he focuses his wrath on the only people who stand in his way, but Payne and Jones refuse to back down as they try to locate one of the most important treasures of antiquity, while battling one of the world's most dangerous criminals in a deadly fight to the finish.   Filled with action, adventure, history, suspense, and side-splitting humor, The Malta Escape is Chris Kuzneski at his very best.

©2018 Chris Kuzneski, Inc. (P)2019 Tantor

Narrator: David Colacci
Length: 14 hrs and 43 mins
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Defining Moments

Summary

Cases hit emotional chords when two lawyers force their clients to reckon interracial relationships and family drama. Will the racial tension of their cases destroy them or make them stronger? When the prestigious law firm of Wayne, Rothstein, and Lincoln catches two major cases - a rape case against a white NBA star who allegedly raped a black stripper, and a murder case against a black rapper who allegedly killed a gay couple and two policemen - Bill O'Neil and Ben Turner are tasked with handling these racially charged litigations.

©2020 Ben Burgess Jr. (P)2020 Recorded Books

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Dr. Feelgood

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After a recently failed engagement, Phillip Gooden is burying himself in work at a therapy practice to avoid dealing with his problems. Dr. Gooden isn’t the typical, dull therapist. He has some unusual ways of addressing his patients’ concerns. From anger management and infidelity to intimacy issues and marital woes, he always makes his clients feel better. Many of his female clients think of him as Dr. Feelgood; however, Phil’s biggest challenge is making himself feel good again by letting go of his past. Between the problematic patients he counsels, the ridiculous antics and issues of his coworker and best friend, and his constant bad luck with dating, he’s trying not to lose his own mind. After all, he is Dr. Feelgood!

©2016 Christian Keyes (P)2019 Blackstone Publishing and Urban Audiobooks, LLC

Narrator: Albert S.
Length: 6 hrs and 11 mins
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Best Laid Plans

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Dr. Antonio "Tone" Ortiz is an ordinary single father in Miami, trying to ignore what flows through his veins, until his daughter, Jewel, goes missing. With all his options failing, it's up to Tone to find his daughter by any means necessary, even if that means signing his soul over to the devil himself: his father, Caltrone Orlando. Co-parenting has never been easy, and Kenya Gates will learn just how hard it is with the kidnapping of her daughter, Jewel. Even through all the sacrifices, secrets, lost love, drama, pain, and manipulation, these two fighting parents will come together with one agenda in mind: to save their daughter at all costs. But will Kenya also be willing to join up with Tone's dangerous father, or will she allow her emotions to get in the way? Behind the scenes, a legacy had been founded, one ushering in legendary murders and mayhem. Now it's time to understand the Orlandos, the seductive, lethal, and notorious family known for taking and leaving bodies behind. Journey with street lit authors Brick & Storm as they tell another tale of the Hood Misfits' urban world.

©2018 Brick & Storm (P)2018 Recorded Books

Length: 9 hrs and 20 mins
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HiBrow: The Folio Prize Fiction Festival

Summary

The three-day Folio Prize Fiction Festival 2014 brought together some great writers and audiences and gave them a real opportunity to talk in depth about their work and similar subjects.  The festival included interviews and discussions with top writers, novelists, poets, critics and publishers, including Eimear McBride, Paul Baggaley, Sergio De La Pava, Rachel Kushner, Sarah Hall, Pankaj Mishra, Stephanie Merritt, Jane Gardam and Mark Haddon.

©2018 One Media iP Ltd (P)2018 One Media iP Ltd

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Nosotros que nos Queremos Tanto [We Loved So Much] (Texto Completo)

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Cuatro mujeres chilenas se reunen a orillas de un lago, donde aparecen las intensas y diversas historias personales de cada una. Todas ellas fueron marcadas de una u otra manera por la experiencia socialista de Allende y el golpe militar de 1973, pero tambien por el amor, el dolor, el desengano, y la compasion. Marcela Serrano involucra las historias de las protagonistas con las de otras mujeres, expondiendo asi los dilemas de la libertad y la sumision, la infidelidad y el matrimonio, el trabajo, y el sexo.Four Chilean women gather at the edges of a lake where the intense and diverse personal histories of each one appear. They were all marked by the socialist experience of Allende and the military coup of 1973. Marcela Serrano involves the histories of the protagonists with those of other women, exposing the dilemmas of the liberty, submission, infidelity, marriage, work, and sex.

©1991 Marcela Serrano (P)2004 Recorded Books, LLC

Narrator: Adriana Sananes
Length: 9 hrs and 39 mins
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Speeches by Great Business Leaders

2 ratings

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Hear Steve Jobs introduce the iPhone, Lee Iacocca hold forth on the topic of Japanese trade, Warren Buffett's thoughts on the financial future of America's youth, and Jack Welch at his final management meeting as CEO of General Electric. These are just four of the 14 speeches in this amazing collection. 1. Bill Gates 2. Jeff Bezos 3. Steve Jobs 4. Lee Iacocca 5. Sheryl Sandberg 6. Sam and Bud Walton 7. Mark Zuckerberg 8. Carly Fiorina 9. Tim Cook 10. Warren Buffett 11. Alan Mulally 12. Jeff Immelt 13. Eric Schmidt 14. Jack Welch

©2016 SpeechWorks, a division of SoundWorks, Inc. (P)2016 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

Author: SpeechWorks
Length: 6 hrs and 37 mins
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Full Figured 12

Summary

After many years of misery, Zen Brooks is finally free. Free from her cheating husband, free from a dead-end job, and free from more than 100 pounds of weight that she worked hard to lose. Now, she is enjoying life and determined not to ever go back to being the person she was. Josh Miller had the world in the palm of his hands. Once one of the top players in the NBA with millions of dollars in his bank account, there was nothing in this world that he wanted and couldn't have. But his fame and fortune was short-lived, and his world and career came crashing down because of bad habits, bad choices, and a bad attitude. Will Zen gain the life she wants after losing what she thought she didn't need? Can Josh become a better man now that he has nothing to lose and no one to hold onto? This is a story of love, trust, defying the odds, and facing demons of the past in order to find peace in the future.

©2018 Urban Books, LLC (P)2018 Recorded Books

Narrator: Lynette Freeman
Length: 9 hrs and 26 mins
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The Swan House

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A southern region ABA and Book Sense best-selling author, Elizabeth Musser sets this coming-of-age novel in 1960s Atlanta. Sixteen-year-old Mary Swan Middleton is devastated when her artistic mother is killed in a plane crash. The family maid, seeing Mary's loneliness and desperation, suggests she volunteer to help the poor. Soon, Mary realizes there is more to life, love, and faith, than she ever knew.

©2001 Elizabeth Musser (P)2005 Recorded Books, LLC

Narrator: Linda Stephens
Length: 19 hrs and 29 mins
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The Billionaire's Secret: BWWM Interracial Romance

2 ratings

Summary

An Exciting, Thrilling, Complete Western Romance Novel No Cliffhanger Joshua Tanner is a tall, handsome, muscular, and wealthy agricultural businessman. Having come from a wealthy family, he was well set up to be successful, but he used his own intelligence and vision to achieve his goals by the age of 35. It is not until his father begins bearing down on him about marriage that he realizes his parents are not fully satisfied with the life he leads. When his father tries to force him to marry his ex, he gets the help of Sasha, a young beautiful, strong black woman, to make it through a hellish ordeal with his parents. What neither of them expects is to fall madly in love with each other and end up wanting much more than originally planned. However, with so little time before the ex arrives, will it be enough?! Warning: Listeners should be 18 or over due to mature content and language

©2019 Vanessa Rose (P)2019 Vanessa Rose

Narrator: Kyra Cornett
Author: Vanessa Rose
Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
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Secret Agent X #3 April, 1934

Summary

Death hurled a ghastly challenge at Secret Agent "X." A torch of terror burned above Doom's table where they played. And charred, unsightly corpses were the jackstraws dealt him by the grim gamester's boney hand. A nameless mystery man with a wartime past, backed by a shadowy group of powerful philanthropists, Secret Agent "X" took on the toughest assignments of the dirty thirties. Operating out of the half-haunted Montgomery Mansion, "X" was also known as the Man of a Thousand Faces. A past master of disguise, he infiltrated the Underworld to crush crime in all of its hideous manifestations. No one knew who Secret Agent "X "really was. Not his readers. Not his editors. Not even his writer, conceivably. To this day, 80 years later, his true identity is still a deep mystery. That's keeping a secret! For Secret Agent "X", it was decreed that he would pit himself against villains who were maestros of unbridled horror. Melodrama was the rule of the day. But the unknown "X" plunged into maelstroms of raw bloodlust, undreamed of by The Shadow and Doc Savage. His foes were truly depraved. Terrorists. Torturers. Kidnappers. Stranglers. Arsonists. These were the types of tabloid master criminals our nameless hero hunted. Writer Paul Chadwick communicated the essence of the new series with the horrific titles of his novels. The Death-Torch Terror stands out as an early example of the fearful proceedings. In this thrilling tale, a series of bank robberies are marked by a trail of incinerated corpses. What sinister weapon has been fielded that reduces living flesh and bone to charred husks? When New York's police commissioner is abducted by the murderous gang, the Man of Mystery and Destiny dons his warpaint, and takes up the trail. But will the fires of doom engulf "X", too? The Death-Torch Terror first appeared in Secret Agent "X" magazine, April, 1934 and is read in fearful intonations by Milton Bagby.

©2017 RadioArchives.com (P)2017 RadioArchives.com

Narrator: Milton Bagby
Length: 4 hrs and 50 mins
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Addicted to a Dirty South Thug

Summary

Khian "Khi" Prince has the ladies going crazy. He's a certified boss with what seems to be the weight of the world on his shoulders. After failing at love twice, Khi's not ready to give up on finding his queen just yet, and when he runs into Cuba Lance, he's certain he has finally gotten it right. But when Cuba shatters his heart all over again, will Khi give up on love once and for all?  Daelan "Dae" Prince is the ultimate bad boy. With the love of his life and their five-year-old son by his side, Dae seems to have his happily ever after. But things are never what they seem. After every bad decision, his loved ones are always there to pick up the shattered pieces he constantly leaves behind. But when Dae makes a decision that puts him and the lives of everyone around him in danger, will his brothers be there to save him once again?  Kaedee Prince is known not only in the streets along with his brothers but also in the courtroom as one not to be messed with. With his wife, Deonna, by his side, they run the most sought-out law firm in the city. Kaedee knew that getting his degree in law would come in handy for him and his brothers, but never once did he think his wife would need his services.  Welcome to the lives of the Prince brothers.

©2015 Shan (P)2019 Blackstone Publishing and Urban Audiobooks

Narrator: Daniel George
Author: Shan
Length: 7 hrs and 6 mins
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Whatever It Takes

Summary

Lacette Graham's twin sister, Kellie, has been competing with her since they shared a crib. And in 33 years, nothing has changed-except success, money, and men have come into play. But when the girls' parents separate, and their grandmother dies, Kellie's selfish manipulating reaches new heights.... With her mother in the throes of a mid-life crisis, her father and greatest ally out of the house, and her sister out to steal her inheritance, Lacette is truly on her own. Then she meets talented, attractive Douglas Rawlins. There's just one problem: He avoids her like poison. It seems Kellie has embarked on a spree of seduction and greed so clever, even Lacette doesn't suspect she's behind Douglas's odd behavior. But when tragedy strikes, will Kellie withhold the most important gift of all? Contains mature themes.

©2015 Gwendolyn Johnson-Acsadi (P)2019 Tantor

Length: 12 hrs and 24 mins
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The Last Raider

Summary

It's 1994, and a downed navy pilot is held captive by a ruthless Serbian colonel. The White House will not authorize a rescue mission. The young pilot's grandfather, Carl Bridger, and three of his WWII bomber crew must fly Carl's restored and modified B-25 into enemy territory in a desperate all-out attempt to rescue his grandson.

©2015 Spencer Anderson (P)2016 Spencer Anderson

Length: 11 hrs and 4 mins
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HR: The Complete Series 1-5

Summary

Jonathan Pryce and Nicholas le Provost deliver first-class performances in this comedy drama series, which charts the misfortunes of a middle-aged HR officer and his troublemaking colleague. Lazy HR officer Sam (Nicholas le Provost) and his equally useless workmate Peter (Jonathan Pryce) realise they are in trouble: Peter for lateness and abusive phone calls to clients, and Sam for his over-relaxed attitude to errant staff members like Peter. Soon their worst fears are realised when they learn that one of the abusive phone calls made by Peter has been intercepted.  Series 1 sees the duo inflict disastrous injuries on their boss on an away day, profoundly insult his successor on a train and rehearse for humiliating interviews for their own jobs. From Series 2 onwards, Peter, on a tiny pension, has moved into Sam’s suburban home, where the odd couple continues to play out the curious behaviours developed over a lifetime in work. Together they must face money worries (from pensions under threat to the perils of being rich) and navigate their increasingly complicated love lives. Written by Nigel Williams Produced by Peter Kavanagh

©2018 BBC Worldwide Ltd (P)2018 BBC Worldwide Ltd

Length: 13 hrs and 52 mins
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Daylight Again

2 ratings

Summary

From New York Times best-selling author Stephanie Tyler, writing as SE Jakes... Before Prophet Drews can have a future, he must first put his past to rest. Prophet is a man on the edge, and he's pulling Tom Boudreaux, his partner on the job and in life, right over with him. When his old CO calls in a favor, Prophet asks Tom to join the off-the-grid rescue. But the mission raises all of Prophet's old ghosts: CIA assassins, the terrorist Sadiq, and, most importantly, John - traitor, former teammate, and Prophet's first love. To help bury those ghosts for good, Prophet and Tom gather the members of Prophet's former SEAL team...and a spook named Cillian who's been tailing Prophet for years. In the process, Prophet is forced to face his team's shifting loyalties, ghosts who refuse to stay dead, and, scariest of all, his own limitations. With everyone's lives in danger, Prophet and Tom must unravel a tangled knot of secrets, including their own. Prophet must decide how much to reveal to Tom while Tom must decide how far he's willing to go to help Prophet lay his ghosts to rest.

©2014 SE Jakes (P)2015 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Adam North
Author: SE Jakes
Length: 6 hrs and 57 mins
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A Short Stay in Hell

7 ratings

Summary

An ordinary family man, geologist, and Mormon, Soren Johansson has always believed he'll be reunited with his loved ones after death in an eternal hereafter. Then, he dies. Soren wakes to find himself cast by a God he has never heard of into a Hell whose dimensions he can barely grasp: a vast library he can only escape from by finding the book that contains the story of his life. In this haunting existential novella, author, philosopher, and ecologist Steven L. Peck explores a subversive vision of eternity, taking the reader on a journey through the afterlife of a world where everything everyone believed in turns out to be wrong.

©2012 Strange Violin Editions (P)2012 Strange Violin Editions

Narrator: Sergei Burbank
Length: 2 hrs and 42 mins
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The Copper Beech

Summary

New York Times best seller “The Copper Beech is as soothing as a cup of tea.” (People) In the little Irish town of Shancarrig, the young people carve their initials - and those of their loves - into the copper beech tree in front of the schoolhouse. But not even Father Gunn, the parish priest, who knows most of what goes on behind Shancarrig’s closed doors, or Dr. Jims, the village doctor, who knows all the rest, realize that not everything in the placid village is what it seems.  Unexpected passions and fears are bringing together many lives, such as the sensitive new priest and Miss Ross, the slight, beautiful schoolteacher...Leonora, the privileged daughter of the town’s richest family, and Foxy Dunne, whose father did time in jail...and Nessa Ryan, whose parents run Ryan’s Hotel, and two very different young men.  For now the secrets in Shancarrig’s shadows are starting to be revealed, from innocent vanities and hidden loves to crimes of the heart...and even to murder.  Praise for The Copper Beech  “A book with a difference...You’ll take it home to lend to your best friend.” (The New York Times Book Review) “Binchy makes you laugh, cry, and care. Her warmth and sympathy render the daily struggles of ordinary people heroic and turn storytelling into art.” (San Francisco Chronicle)  “The Copper Beech finds author Maeve Binchy at her Irish storytelling best!” (Cleveland Plain Dealer) 

©1992 Maeve Binchy (P)1992 Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio Publishing, Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio Publishing, A Division of Random House, Inc.

Author: Maeve Binchy
Length: 2 hrs and 58 mins
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Hood Tales, Volume 1

Summary

Maid for You When Ava Dunning's mother is killed in a senseless act of violence, it feels like the world has ended. Now on her own, with the bills piling up, Ava is forced to take a job with a company called Maid For You. Trying to clock as many hours as she can, Ava jumps at the opportunity to do some overtime on the side, only to discover that she's bitten off more than she can chew. Just like that, she becomes a cleaner for King Dex, one of the most notorious kingpins on the West Coast. It's nothing for him to pay a couple thousand dollars for her to clean up his dirty work, and she's happy for the paycheck. Things become complicated when Ava discovers that King Dex played a part in her mother's death. Now Ava is set on revenge, but when she meets Charmont, King Dex's son, and falls head over heels, she must make the hardest decision of her life. Robin the Hood There are many things that can happen when you make someone mad. They can hold a grudge, curse you out...or hire somebody to rob and kill you. Her name is Robin, and the hood claimed her long before she got into this business. She and her team of outlaws are hired by major hitters in the game to collect debts with either money or souls, plus tax for their own needs. Contains mature themes.

©2017 C. N. Phillips (P)2018 Tantor

Length: 7 hrs and 9 mins
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HiBrow: World Book Night 2012

Summary

A celebration of adult literature and reading. The whole book industry, including booksellers, librarians and publishers, were invited come together and pick out their favourite titles to be included the final list of 25 books by authors from the UK and Ireland.  The final list included fiction, poetry and memoirs, among others. There were some best sellers, some classics and some lesser known.   Interviews with Rupert Everett, Kathy Lette, Colin Salmon, Akala, Edna O'Brien, Martina Cole, Monica Ali, Iain Banks, Jon Ronson, David Nicholls, Sarah Waters, DBC Pierre, Margaret Atwood, Tracy Chevalier, Jude Kelly, Owen Teale and Meg Rosoff.

©2012 One Media iP Ltd (P)2018 One Media iP Ltd

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The Annunciation of Francesca Dunn

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A failed prodigy and child of divorce, Francesca Dunn is also an adolescent like any other, trying to find her identity and figure out her place in the world. One night, Chester, a visionary homeless man (or an insane one, depending on your point of view) "sees" Francesca hovering over the river, bathed in celestial light. Days later, as Francesca serves meals to the needy in a local cafi, Chester falls to his knees before her in adoration. Word spreads, hordes of followers converge, and the result is a catastrophic storm of fervent belief and doubt, the relentless and perpetual desire for salvation, possible miracles, and an adolescent trapped by events far beyond her control. The Annunciation of Francesca Dunn is a beautifully crafted tale about people who pin their hopes for spiritual salvation on a young girl; and how, slowly, surely, and tragically, she comes to believe that she is the divine being they want her to be. At stake for each is nothing less than the fundamental belief in the structure of the world, and the balance between the miraculous and the mundane. Narrating by turns are four disparate characters who tell the story as they see it: Chester, who smells fear, disease, and holiness and appoints himself Francesca's protector and follower; Anne Dunn, Francesca's paleobotanist mother, who places her faith in Darwin and natural selection; Sid, the schoolmate, who wants to use Francesca's new circumstances for her own profit; and Francesca herself, who becomes increasingly deluded by the adoration bestowed upon her. At once powerful, tender, and humorous, The Annunciation of Francesca Dunn is an astonishing and resonant work from an exciting new talent. With each of its gentle revelations, the novel brings an unforgettable cast of characters to vibrant life as it brilliantly explores the seductive and destructive power of belief.

©2004 Janis Hallowell (P)2004 HighBridge Company

Length: 7 hrs and 59 mins
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Ghost Revival

Summary

It's been almost a year since Alex Parker left the CIA. Though the agency had repeatedly tried to get her to come back for various missions in that time, she always had the same answer: She wasn't coming back. In her mind, there was only one thing that would ever get her to go back into the field as an agent again. And that was if someone she cared about was in grave danger. Unfortunately for Parker, her worst fears have come true. 

Jim Cole is missing. While on a mission in Colombia, Cole is supposed to be gathering intel on Santiago Barrios, a leader of a drug cartel, who has been expanding his business to include illegal arms dealing in Asia. Once Cole goes missing for several days, he's assumed to be dead or held hostage. And there's one person they know will find him. Alex Parker.

©2017 Mike Ryan (P)2018 Mike Ryan

Author: Mike Ryan
Length: 5 hrs and 41 mins
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Amber Colored Dreams

Summary

Hunted   Born Black in the Jim Crow South of the early 1900s, John feels like the rabbits he hunts to feed himself, his mother, and his sisters...always running from White men. The Johnsons, owners of the largest peach farm and just about everything else in town, produce some strange and bitter fruit with their racism. So, when Carolyn Johnson sets her sights on John and his friends, they decide to escape before her vicious threats and well-practiced lies add them to her family’s crop, but things go horribly wrong.  Now, years later, John is an illicit club owner in the North with his heart set on marrying the carefree, beautiful Robyn. But Carolyn’s memory and reach are long, and she is determined to harvest her odious crop. Like the mysterious crow with blue-green eyes that shows up throughout John’s life, no one is who they seem, and retribution awaits in the unlikeliest of places.

©2020 E. L. L. Williams (P)2020 E. L. L. Williams

Length: 4 hrs and 48 mins
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Murder on the 13th Green

Summary

Peter English can finally relax and enjoy a much-earned rest from murder, mayhem and everything else he went through in The Frame. Or, at least that's what he thought. A leisurely round of golf on a crisp fall Saturday morning with his dad and a couple of old friends. But when they arrive at the club, everything is shut down. Police cars, ambulances, the coroner's meat wagon, and his old partner from his days on the Memphis Police Department, Rudy Tobias, are on the scene. Scene? What scene? Rudy informs Pete that four prominent members of the Riverview Country Club were murdered out on the 13th green, in what looks like a professional hit. Well, here we go again. Will this case stretch way beyond Memphis, or maybe even into Europe? English will have his hands full with twists, turns and flying lead.

©2017 Nick Nixon (P)2020 Nick Nixon

Narrator: Nick Nixon
Author: Nick Nixon
Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
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The Man Who Made Husbands Jealous

2 ratings

Summary

Lysander Hawkley combined breathtaking good looks with the kindest of hearts. He couldn't pass a neglected wife without rushing to the rescue, which invariably led to ecstatic bonking, which didn't please their erring husbands one bit. Let loose among the neglected wives of the ritzy county of Rutshire, Lysander causes absolute havoc.  But it is only when he meets Rannaldini, Rutshire's King Rat and a temperamental, fiendishly promiscuous international conductor, that the trouble really starts.... 

©1993 Jilly Cooper (P)2018 W.F. Howes Ltd

Narrator: Sherry Baines
Author: Jilly Cooper
Length: 26 hrs and 11 mins
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Summary and Analysis of Michelle Alexander's 'The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness'

1 rating

Summary

Learn about how American minorities are targeted by unjust laws in order to keep them out of mainstream society in a fraction of the time it takes to hear the actual book! Michelle Alexander names three audiences whom she intends to reach and inform with her book. The first is composed of people who care profoundly about racial justice but who do not yet realize the enormous crisis of mass incarceration of people of color. The second is composed of the people who recognize a trend in the criminal justice system that resembles the racism of decades ago but who do not have the facts to back their beliefs. Last of all, she hopes to reach the many people incarcerated in the American prison system. She then uses an anecdote to explain her main point, that the US incarceration system continues the racial discrimination evident in our country's history. Jarvious Cotton's great-great grandfather was unable to vote because he was a slave. Cotton's great grandfather was killed by the Ku Klux Klan for attempting to vote. His grandfather did not vote because of the KKK's threats. Cotton's father could not vote because of poll taxes and literacy tests. And, finally, Cotton cannot vote because he was once convicted as a felon. Alexander explains that voting is the most basic democratic freedom and right, yet black people throughout US history have been unable to hold or else exercise that right. Furthermore, racial discrimination continues today in a legalized form because once-convicted felons are legally required to explain their background and may be legally refused service or opportunities because of it. While the reasons and rationalizations that have been used to support racial exclusion and discrimination have changed over the years, the outcome is mostly the same.

©2015 Nate Needham (P)2016 Nate Needham

Narrator: William Butler
Length: 42 mins
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Skipping Christmas

20 ratings

Summary

Imagine a year without Christmas. No crowded malls, no corny office parties, no fruitcakes, no unwanted presents. That's just what Luther and Nora Krank have in mind when they decide that, just this once, they'll skip the holiday altogether. Theirs will be the only house on Hemlock Street without a rooftop Frosty; they won't be hosting the annual Christmas Eve bash; they aren't even going to have a tree. They won't need one, because come December 25 they're setting sail on a Caribbean cruise. But, as this couple is about to discover, skipping Christmas brings enormous consequences - and isn't half as easy as they'd imagined. A classic tale for modern times, Skipping Christmas offers a hilarious look at the charm and frenzy that have become part of our holiday tradition.

©2001 Belfry Holdings, Inc (P)2001 Random House, Inc.; Random House Audio, a Division of Random House, Inc.

Author: John Grisham
Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins
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Belle

Summary

Named for her beauty, Belle Dubois is as sweet as can be. Born with a silver spoon in her mouth, she is always given the best - until her world is turned upside down. When she's away in her second year of college, she receives a call informing her that her parents have been murdered. She soon finds out that they were broke, and subsequently, so is she. With no home and nowhere to go, Belle is whisked under the wing of a woman named Aria, better known by her stage name, Passion. Before she knows it, Belle becomes a part of an underground world that she knows nothing about - one filled with bright lights, sexy clothing, and shiny poles. The money starts to pour in, and soon Belle loses herself in the very same fantasy she gives every night. Her heart has a void that only money can fill, but when she meets a handsome brother named Kidd Bryce, her perspective begins to change. He shows her a side to life that she didn't know existed. Just when she is about to say goodbye to the fast life for good, her past comes knocking on her door. The night Belle's family was murdered, everyone was supposed to die...including her. In a race against the clock, she must find out who ordered the deadly hit in the first place, and why, before her own time runs out.

©2019 Treasure Hernandez (P)2019 Recorded Books

Narrator: Ebony Ford
Length: 6 hrs and 32 mins
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To the Ends of the Earth

Summary

A story about the lengths we go for love... Another rundown apartment. Another job that pays cash. Every new city it becomes harder to hide but I can't stop running.  There are two men after me... One wants to save my soul. The other wants to claim my body.  Part of me wants Luca to catch me, even knowing what he's capable of. An enforcer. A fighter. The only language he speaks is violence.  How far will he go to find me? What will he do once he does?  A wild glance over my shoulder. The shadows are moving. I'm about to find out.  To the Ends of the Earth can be listened to as a standalone! It includes characters introduced in the Stripped series, so if you strongly prefer to listen from the beginning, you can start with Tough Love.

©2016 Skye Warren (P)2018 Skye Warren

Narrator: Veronica Fox
Author: Skye Warren
Length: 3 hrs and 22 mins
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The Doctor's Secret: A BWWM Interracial Romance

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An exciting, thrilling, complete doctor romance novel...No cliffhanger! Ari Jones is a strong, beautiful, independent black woman who has everything she’s ever wanted except a good man who will stick around. When a sudden illness sends her to the emergency room, her fears of death are eased by a hot surgeon who seems interested in treating more than just her pesky appendix. After a recent breakup, Ari’s not sure she’s ready to offer her heart to someone so soon. Especially to a man who seems too good to be real - and may not be ready to commit.  Dr. Luke Collins is a tall, muscular, handsome hunk, but isn’t the staying type. He’s traveled the world, offering surgical care to those in need. However, something about luscious Ari makes the thought of leaving again bittersweet. After a forbidden night in her hospital room, Luke realizes he’s closer than ever to putting down roots, but his time to leave is getting closer. When a secret is revealed, Luke realizes Ari might not give him the chance to make the right choice: stay or go?   Warning: Listeners should be 18 or over due to mature content and language.

©2019 Destiny Jackson (P)2019 Destiny Jackson

Narrator: Kyra Cornett
Length: 57 mins
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Jaylin

Summary

Naughty is as naughty always does, and Jaylin Jerome Rogers never disappoints. The aftermath to the Naughty Series picks up nearly three years later, and the tables have clearly turned. Brenda Hampton delivers another pause-resister full of the dramatic antics of bad-boy Jaylin and the women who can't resist him. For the first time ever, Nokea has found true love with another man, while Jaylin remains on the outside, wondering how it has come to this. He could never imagine Nokea falling out of love with him, but Dr. Travis L. Cooper has it all from A to Z. He's perfectly fine with Nokea and Jaylin being just friends, but getting too comfortable may become a setback or a setup for major things to come.  Everyone struggles to stay in their own lane, even Scorpio, who is finally preparing herself to walk down the aisle. Before that can happen, she desires one final night, just one, with the man who continues to hold a grip on her heart. Every woman knows that one night with Jaylin can be a game changer, and as Scorpio predicts, their heated sex session concludes with a bang.  The only person ready to aim and shoot is Scorpio's man, Mario, whose loyal family has ties to the Mafia. Betrayal isn't something he's comfortable with, and with a billionaire status, Mario is forced to keep his eyes on the money and his woman.  Scorpio is way in over her head, and unfortunately, so is Nokea, who gets blindsided by a twist that no one sees coming.

©2019 Brenda Hampton (P)2019 Recorded Books

Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
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Breathless 2

Summary

Jacob is furious that his ex-girlfriend, Justine, has turned both his business and personal life upside down. He wants more than anything to be by Destiny’s side to rebuild what Justine tore down, but Destiny’s mother is hell-bent on keeping the billionaire at a distance. With Destiny’s mother not allowing him to see her in the hospital, Jacob throws himself into fixing a financial disaster at work.  Meanwhile, Destiny’s ex-husband, Montie Brown, is working overtime to reclaim the woman he never stopped loving.

©2015 Shani Greene-Dowdell (P)2019 Shani Greene-Dowdell

Narrator: Robyn Isaacs
Length: 3 hrs and 46 mins
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Mistress for Hire

Summary

National best-selling author Niobia Bryant detonates an explosive, relentlessly shocking tale of betrayal, desire, and revenge as a dish best never served.... She cheated with one of her best friends' husbands - and turned scathing publicity into cash-money celebrity. But Jessa Bell has reformed. She's trying to make amends to those she did wrong, and she's started a successful business catching rich unfaithful spouses. Her agents are beautiful lost girls who get a shot at the good life. And when Jessa's sizzling affair with private detective Hammer turns into love and marriage, she's sure she's finally doing things right....  Until she catches Hammer sleeping with one of her agents just months after their wedding. His betrayal, plus the return of someone from her past who is being used by her deadliest enemy, makes Jessa go back to her old ways with a vengeance.... Now Jessa's leaving no secret buried as she pursues every forbidden passion - and shatters the lives of those who cross her. But it's the enemies Jessa doesn't see coming who have her dead in their sights. And she'll need to up her game past the limit to face a devastating truth - and survive.

©2018 Niobia Bryant (P)2018 Recorded Books

Narrator: Soozi Cheyenne
Length: 9 hrs and 29 mins
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Perfect

1 rating

Summary

In 1972, two seconds were added to time. It was in order to balance clock time with the movement of the earth. Byron Hemming knew this because James Lowe had told him and James was the cleverest boy at school. But how could time change? The steady movement of hands around a clock was as certain as their golden futures. Then Byron’s mother, late for the school run, makes a devastating mistake. Byron’s perfect world is shattered. Were those two extra seconds to blame? Can what follows ever be set right?

©2013 Rachel Joyce (P)2013 Random House AudioGo

Narrator: Paul Rhys
Author: Rachel Joyce
Length: 11 hrs and 20 mins
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Hinds' Feet on High Places

6 ratings

Summary

Much-Afraid begins her journey, crippled and disfigured, with the cry, "Oh, if only I could escape from this Valley of Humiliation altogether and go to the High Places." She leaves her Fearing relatives behind, and presses on to the Realm of Love. As the Chief Shepard explains, no Fears can live in this realm, because "perfect love casts out fears and everything that torments". Written on a similar scale to the great classic Pilgrim's Progress, you'll travel along with Much-Afraid and her companions, Sorrow and Suffering, as they make the ascent to the High Places where the King of Love reigns supreme. And, you'll discover that as the journey transforms Much-Afraid into Grace and Glory, your heart will be changed as well.

©2004 Hannah Hunard (P)2004 Oasis Audio LLC

Narrator: Flo Schmidt
Length: 3 hrs and 2 mins
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The Sunday School Teacher

Summary

No! I wasn’t raised in the church. It didn’t happen until my mother fell ill and God took her away from me for no reason at all. Cancer, they say. But I needed to hear it from God, so I began talking with him every day until my friends started calling me crazy. At that point, I started removing myself from the “in” crowd and became a loner. I left Augusta, Georgia a little over a year after I graduated from high-school and took a Greyhound bus to Atlanta. From that point, I lived in a women’s shelter and joined a pretty decent church. Then, I found my position as the Sunday school teacher. I loved working with the youths. That was until I met a man. The man that my pastor had warned me about. He knew him so well because they were brothers from the same womb. I should have turned away then. God was trying to tell me something. Instead, I fell into his powerful arms. Honestly, I didn’t see anything wrong with falling in love in church. Then, at the blink of an eye, I was standing in the courtroom, my eyes were filled with tears, and I was frightened. The jury had been deliberating for the last few hours, only to find me guilty on all counts. The judge wasn’t light on me either. He sentenced me to “life” in a Georgia state women’s prison. And that’s when I stopped believing in God. Everyone has a testimony, but Annabelle Humphrey has a hope-filled and inspirational story about faith, love, friendship, and redemption that will certainly grab you from the first chapter to the very last one.

©2018 Jarvis Hardwick (P)2019 Jarvis Hardwick

Narrator: Chanita Wade
Author: Cole Hart
Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
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The London Brotherhood II: A Mafia Romance

Summary

"You've had enough opium in you to kill a village..."  Sierra St. James Ollie is dead. My survival counts on my trust in a dead man. But if life with Ollie is truly over, I must do whatever it takes to protect my unborn daughter. And I’ll fight anyone who gets in my way.... Ollie Cook I woke up on the brink of death. I must return to Sierra, no matter what. And when I find her, I’ll make sure to protect her. Nothing like this will ever happen again.... And if it does, I’ll unleash hell on the bastards who dare to touch my family. A London gangster falls in love with an Afro-British anti-gang youth counselor. Their interracial love shakes the city of London and has consequences around the entire world.  This is the second book in a 10 book series.

©2019 Jamila Jasper (P)2019 Jamila Jasper

Narrator: Debbie Dixon
Length: 2 hrs and 9 mins
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Oblivion

Summary

After a dying man mentions a sleepy town in upstate New York, Jack Winchester races to the infamous community to uncover the dangerous culprit behind an unsolved disappearance, but the threat from his past is still playing games. Set days after the end of Cry Wolf, this pause-resisting thriller throws Jack into a world of fear, brutality, and the hands of a state hospital where no one is safe, and no one escapes. A relentless roller coaster of heart-pounding suspense and jolting plot twists, Oblivion: Debt Collector, Book 13 finally offers answers to questions regarding the disappearance of Dana Grant and Jack’s final days.

©2019 Jon Mills (P)2020 Jon Mills

Narrator: Adam Gold
Author: Jon Mills
Length: 7 hrs and 2 mins
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Breakthrough

5 ratings

Summary

One of the greatest breakthroughs in human history. A secret that was never supposed to be found. And a crisis that cannot be stopped.  Deep in the Caribbean Sea, a nuclear submarine is forced to suddenly abort its mission under mysterious circumstances. Strange facts begin to emerge that lead naval investigator John Clay to a small group of marine biologists who are quietly on the verge of making history.  With the help of a powerful computer system, Alison Shaw and her team are preparing to translate the first two-way conversation with the planet's second smartest species. But the team discovers much more from their dolphins than they ever expected when a secret object is revealed on the ocean floor. One that was never supposed to be found.  Alison was sure she would never trust the military again. However, when an unknown group immediately becomes interested in her work, Alison realizes John Clay may be the only person she can trust. Together, they must piece together a dangerous puzzle, and the most frightening piece is the trembling in Antarctica.  To make matters worse, someone from the inside is trying to stop them. Now, time is running out...and our understanding of the world is about to change forever.

©2013 Michael C. Grumley (P)2018 Recorded Books

Narrator: Scott Brick
Length: 10 hrs and 3 mins
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Glimpses

Summary

Ray Shackleford is trying to deal with the death of his father and the collapse of his marriage when the impossible happens. Music that no one has ever heard before begins to play from his stereo speakers. It is only the first step on a journey that will take him to Los Angeles, London, Cozumel, and points far beyond, and bring him face to face with Jim Morrison, Brian Wilson, Jimi Hendrix - and his own mortality.

©1993 Lewis Shiner (P)2011 Skyboat Road Company, Inc.

Narrator: Stefan Rudnicki
Author: Lewis Shiner
Length: 11 hrs and 58 mins
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Deep

Summary

Sometimes what’s done in the dark doesn’t need to come to the light. It should stay shut away forever. The lifestyle of sisters Rhonnie and Ahli Drake is proof of that. Born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska, Ronnie and Ahli have been raised to do the unthinkable to survive. With their father setting up all of their dangerous hits, the two have easily stolen over $200,000 over the years. Still, they feel a void. They want to live normal lives while they still can. Before they can perform their last job, which their father has promised will get them out of the game for good, a prior hit comes back to haunt them. It leaves their father with his throat slit and the girls in fear for their lives. With no money and no safe place to go, the girls have no choice but to agree to do one last hit. What is supposed to be just a job turns into what will be the most horrific experience of their lives. Just when you think you know what’s going to happen next, this twisted tale takes a deep dive for the worse.

©2017, 2019 C. N. Phillips (P)2020 Blackstone Publishing and Urban Audiobooks, LLC

Narrator: Rae
Length: 7 hrs and 3 mins
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The New Bad Ass in Town

Summary

Brayden has a bad attitude and a temper to match. Caspian has his own rep to protect and can't decide if Brayden is friend or foe. The decision is made for him when Brayden attacks Dylan, a stereotypically gay boy who is known for being too aggressive in his pursuit of young men. Caspian steps in to save Dylan and so begins a mutual distrust between Caspian and Brayden that repeatedly threatens to come to blows. Despite being nearly bashed by Brayden, Dylan won't back off. The gay boys of Bloomington are certain Dylan's obsession will come to grief, but then Brayden steps in to save his stalker. As Caspian and Brayden get to know each other, they realize they both have their own demons and more in common than they ever guessed. Tyler and Caspian stagger through their new romance, trying to balance taking things slowly with their mutual lust. Tyler's dad and Caspian's uncle are dating as well, adding further complications. As the older generation comes closer to pulling the four together as a family, the relationship between Tyler and Caspian grows increasingly awkward. The young boyfriends may soon be brothers! What will they do then?

©2013 Mark A. Roeder (P)2016 Mark A. Roeder

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Length: 7 hrs and 23 mins
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Property of a Savage

Summary

At only 10 years old, Tempest's life changed forever. She suffered unbearable loss and tragedy that she would have to live with forever. For the next 17 years, she suffered immeasurable pain and ridicule on behalf of the people that were supposed to love and protect her. Then, she met Dame.  The way he had come into her life and saved it was more heroic than any superhero in a Marvel movie. Yet, she could not wholeheartedly accept the undeniable chemistry between them. Dame was the first man to make her feel secure, beautiful, and confident. He uplifted her. He ravished her.  Yet, that was not enough to erase years of ugliness that had been on her, suffocating any possibilities of her having any kind of happily ever after. However, Dame is not a man that likes to be told no. He was demanding in the hood, and he was dominant when it came to the people that he loved. He is not that type of man to allow a woman to walk away from him. Yet, he only has the patience to be told no so many times before he gives up. Dame and Tempest's love journey is unconventional, to say the least. Their road to unconditional, genuine love is full of bumps and violent turns that may never lead them into the arms of one another. Every beauty needs a beast. However, in this stand-alone urban romance by Jessica N. Watkins, he is the beauty, and she is the beast.

©2020 Jessica Watkins (P)2020 Jessica Watkins

Length: 6 hrs and 48 mins
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JET VII

2 ratings

Summary

JET VII picks up where JET VI left off. Jet, Matt, and Hannah on the run, trying to evade enemies from their past who are determined to exterminate them.

©2014 Russell Blake (P)2014 Russell Blake

Narrator: Braden Wright
Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
Available on Audible
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His Side, Her Side, and the Truth About Falling in Love

Summary

There’s no such thing as a right time to fall in love. It happens, or it doesn’t. Possible to fake, but not force. Impossible to simply wish away. This is the path that Rob and Iris find themselves on.  He’s adjusting to cross-country move, a new job, and an existence that doesn’t include the woman he thought he’d spend his life with. She’s overburdened by her family, learning the beauty of loneliness, and just trying to...breathe. Neither of them quite ready to entertain the idea of dating, let alone love, but they can’t seem to avoid each other. He calls it “fate”. She calls it “crazy”. Maybe, neither of them is wrong.   When pretense is stripped away, and feelings - good, bad, and ugly - are laid bare, all they’re left with is their truth. It’s up to them to figure out what to do with it.

©2016 Christina C. Jones (P)2020 Christina C. Jones

Length: 8 hrs and 36 mins
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Further Up and Further In

1 rating

Summary

Beloved by generations of readers, the Chronicles of Narnia are thought, erroneously, by some to be "mere children's stories". In this volume, Joseph Pearce thoroughly debunks the error as he skillfully explains why there is nothing "mere" about such stories. Rather, the Narnia books contain profound insights concerning the human condition. Pearce, however, goes beyond even that and illuminates the deeper riches and profound truths found therein: the highest truths, in fact, those concerning God. Join Pearce as he explores the "grown-up" themes that are so important for a proper understanding of Lewis' magnificent creation, including the deep and profound Christian symbolism, extensive literary allusions, and the constant theme of temptation, sin, and redemption. The author of numerous literary works and an authority on the writings of Lewis, Chesterton, and Tolkien, Pearce is uniquely qualified to examine the deeper theological, philosophical, and historical dimensions of the Chronicles. With Pearce as your guide, "return to Narnia" and come to understand in new and profound ways that place which has so marked the imaginative landscape of so many. Rediscover your love for Narnia, because "wardrobes are for grown-ups too".

©2018 Joseph Pearce (P)2021 eChristian

Narrator: Jim Denison
Length: 5 hrs and 48 mins
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Breakout

1 rating

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A friend in need is a friend indeed. And no one is a better friend than hitman-for-hire Lex Harper.  When a mate from his past ends up in a Bolivian prison, Harper doesn’t think twice about going to his aid. Beatings, rapes and murders are an everyday occurrence in the prison. But the only way to break his friend out is for Harper to put his own life on the line, in a place where death comes quickly and only the strong survive. Getting into the prison is easy enough – but can Harper get out? And how many people will he have to kill to make it back?

©2020 Stephen Leather (P)2020 Isis Publishing Ltd

Narrator: Paul Thornley
Length: 8 hrs and 36 mins
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Bonjour Tristesse

1 rating

Summary

Cécile, adolescente, met en œuvre un drame qui coûtera la vie à Anne, maîtresse de son père. "Elle pleurait. Alors je compris brusquement que je m'étais attaquée à un être vivant et sensible, et non pas à une entité. Elle avait dû être une petite fille, un peu secrète, puis une adolescente, puis une femme. Elle avait quarante ans, elle était seule, elle aimait un homme et elle avait espéré être heureuse avec lui dix ans, vingt ans peut-être. Et moi... le visage, ce visage, c'était mon œuvre. J'étais pétrifiée, je tremblais de tout mon corps contre la portière."

©2008 Éditions Julliard (P)2017 Éditions des femmes

Length: 2 hrs and 37 mins
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Only If You Dare

Summary

Life at the Houston Report for investigative journalist Desiree Stevens is no longer a fulfilling one. She's contemplating moving back to Chicago where her family resides, but Desiree can't deny that returning to her hometown for the sake of employment isn't her only reason. Just a few weeks prior, Desiree had the pleasure of meeting philanthropist Julian Alexander Rose, awkwardly enough, at the hospital. And since the strange encounter, getting Julian off her mind has been Desiree's biggest failure.  International male model Julian Alexander Rose is in the highlight of his career. As the owner of A Few Good Men Male Modeling Agency, Julian has his hands full with day-to-day business activities. He's only in Chicago for a short while upon meeting Desiree Stevens, and the unbridled hunger that overtakes Julian is soul-stirring at least. From the moment their worlds collide, Julian's certain there's more to their supernatural connection. Being a man unwilling to let Desiree get away, Julian formulates the perfect plan that lands them alone together, and his next move may just bring him to his knees.  Contains mature themes.

©2017 Stephanie Nicole Norris (P)2020 Tantor

Length: 6 hrs and 20 mins
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Memory Seal, Vol. 1

Summary

Killed by a higher power, he was unable to avenge his fallen friends and family. His desperation, his regret, his sorrow, shaped his soul as he was murdered. But the world is just; as the world he knows fades before his eyes, he finds himself reincarnated in the body of a newborn baby. He now has a second chance at life, to avoid his previous life’s tragic ending. 

But is the world really so kind?

©2018 Jimmy X. Shi (P)2019 Jimmy X. Shi

Narrator: Benjamin Allen
Length: 5 hrs and 52 mins
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Ahmed's List

Summary

This is the story of Ahmed, born and raised in war-ravaged Yemen, recruited by Al-Qaeda, and sent to the US to attend college, and become an Islamic martyr by joining a terrorist cell planning a deadly attack on the Naval Training Station at Great Lakes. On the way to fulfilling his oath to Al-Qaeda, Ahmed falls in love with Fida, likewise a Yemeni student who is a member of his cell. In need of supplemental funding, He seeks legal help to obtain a visa that would permit him to obtain off-campus work and thus enlists pro bono attorneys Sarah and Bruce Benson of Highland Park, Illinois. A list of Arabic names and phone numbers is inadvertently dropped by Ahmed in their office, causing the Bensons to become suspicious of Ahmed's and Fida's affiliations. Thus, with the help of their visiting Israeli close friends, Leah, and Ari Stern (a member of Israeli Intelligence), they attempt to resolve their suspicions through a developing mutual friendship with the young Yemeni couple. This book describes the beauty and tragedy of Yemen; it is about the Islamic religion and those who would use it to justify terrorism; and it explores the effects of love and hate as part of the human condition. The story is told through the interactions of its colorful characters, describing their diverse lives, backgrounds, travels, thoughts, philosophy, and emotions, all of which lead to the story’s exciting climax - the Memorial Day terrorist attack on the Great Lakes naval base.

©2019 Barry Jay Freeman (P)2019 Barry Jay Freeman

Narrator: Joshua Carver
Length: 8 hrs and 53 mins
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Should've Been

Summary

When they first met, they both belonged to another. Now he's determined to make her what she should've always been - his.

©2019 Alexandria House (P)2020 Alexandria House

Length: 1 hr and 46 mins
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The Mardi Gras Murder (A Maryvale Cozy Mystery, Book 4)

Summary

Like bananas, Sheriff Cas Larkin's troubles are ripening in bunches. A fully dressed woman is found drowned in the lake. He has a citizen no one can find, but hasn't been reported as missing and all of her known acquaintances are standing in the way of Cas's investigation. Then Judge Carpenter's fiancée lands in jail, accused of a bloody murder way down yonder in New Orleans! Now Cas must pick up the pace and connect the dots... before he goes bananas himself. THE MARYVALE COZY MYSTERY SERIES, in order The Devil in Maryvale The Nelson Scandal Recipe for Trouble The Mardi Gras Murder ABOUT JACKIE GRIFFEY: Cozy mystery author Jackie Griffey likes to read as well as write mysteries and romantic suspense. She and her family, two cats, a Chihuahua, and a couple of wild bunnies live in Arkansas.

©2011 Jackie Griffey (P)2012 Jackie Griffey

Narrator: Erin Novotny
Length: 6 hrs and 50 mins
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The Lonely Girl

4 ratings

Summary

Caithleen and Baba, first encountered in The Country Girls, are now living in Dublin, where they discuss men, drink gin, and try to look fast. Cait, in the pursuit of true love, becomes involved with the fanatically domineering Eugene Gaillard. Painful disillusion and occasional moments of bliss in her life make this a bittersweet tale, and it is told with all the perception and wit that is the hallmark of Edna O’Brien.

©1962 Edna O’Brien (P)2014 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Edna O'Brien
Author: Edna O'Brien
Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins
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Testify

Summary

Clay has never depended on anyone but himself. Having been to prison twice, the veteran criminal feels he has nothing left to lose. He rules his small territory of the Detroit drug scene with an iron fist, acting as the police, the judge, and the jury. Clay is without remorse. Anyone who crosses him or jeopardizes his freedom will be dealt with, and justice will be swift.  Clay has always been cursed with a short-fuse temper, but this time it causes him to make a mistake that could bring him down for good. Feeling betrayed, he explodes, committing cold-blooded murder on a crowded city block. In an ironic twist, he leaves seven eyewitnesses alive. They were always forced to live by his strict street-code commandments, but now they will be the ones to testify. Ultimately, Clay’s fate is in their hands.

©2019 Ms. Michel Moore (P)2019 Blackstone Publishing and Urban Audiobooks, LLC

Narrator: Daniel George
Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
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Bahama Breeze

Summary

Bahama Breeze Breeze and Holly retreat to the far reaches of the Bahamas to ponder the mysteries of love and find meaning in their lives. There are differences to reconcile, but in many ways they are very much alike. Has Breeze met his match? Meade Breeze Part rebel, part knight in rusty armor, and every ounce his own man, Meade Breeze is a rugged, reclusive Florida boat bum. He has special talent for attracting sexy women. His skill at handling boats is matched only by his knack for getting into, and out of, one predicament after another. In this fifth novel starring Breeze, his challenge is one of the heart.

©2016 Ed Robinson (P)2017 Ed Robinson

Narrator: DJ Holte
Author: Ed Robinson
Length: 5 hrs and 13 mins
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Ethic, Book 6

4 ratings

Summary

The final book to the legendary Ethic series by Ashley Antoinette concludes the heart wrenching story of Ezra Okafor. Will he find forever with his one true love? Will Alani ever truly forgive Ethic, or are they destined to say goodbye? Will Morgan and Messiah repair their love before it's too late? Step into Ethic Land once more as Antoinette pens the greatest love story of this generation. An instant classic ends here. The question is, will it end happily ever after or in destruction?

©2019 Ashley Antoinette (P)2019 Ashley Antoinette

Narrator: Nicole Small
Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
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Smokescreen

3 ratings

Summary

When a sick friend asks Edward Lincoln to investigate the comprehensive failure of a string of racehorses, he agrees to help out. But it is impossible for him to go about the task quietly and unnoticed because he is now a world-class star of action films, in which he always plays the hero. And the apparently easy survey of the string of racehorses blows him through a smokescreen into circumstances, where, to survive, he has to make himself become the man everyone else already thinks he is.

©1972 Dick Francis (P)2014 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd.

Narrator: Tony Britton
Author: Dick Francis
Length: 6 hrs and 19 mins
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Love and War

1 rating

Summary

They say all is fair in love and war, but how do you fight when you don't know the enemy is the one you love? Will the Hoover gang be able to reign supreme, or will they fall at the hands of the women who are supposed to have their backs?   The infamous Hoover gang - Babyface, Blaze, Quick, and Shadow - have taken Chicago by storm. These four are not your average street thugs. Bank robbers by day and club owners by night, they have held on to their place at the top by never trusting anyone enough to allow them in their circle. The moment they do, all hell breaks loose.   Zayn "Blaze" Hoover has always lived by the code, never trust a female; hit and quit. Then he meets Drea and starts doing everything differently. He wants to give her the world, and he's ready to change his ways for her - until someone sets him up, and all signs lead to her.   Zavien "Shadow" Hoover is the youngest of the crew. He's never wanted the females that come along with their lifestyle. Engaged to his first love, Shirree, he's ready to make her his wife. After a big argument and a night of drinking, however, Shadow does something that could jeopardize their love forever. Out for revenge, Shirree might be crossing a line that puts them both in a difficult position.   Zavier "Quick" Hoover is not overly impressed by the ladies who surround him, but Alaysia sweeps him away with her beauty - at least on the outside. On the inside, she's ugly to the core. The harder he falls, the closer she gets to his circle. Unbeknownst to him, that's where she wanted to be all along. Not only do her scandalous ways affect Quick, but the whole Hoover gang may be at risk.   Zaire "Babyface" Hoover has always been open to love, but when he finds it, will he get the chance to be happy? Being the oldest, he has to clean up the mess his brothers created, and he might lose his love in order to do it.

©2020 Latoya Nicole (P)2020 Recorded Books, Inc.

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The Birth Mother

Summary

On a business trip, a high-powered 56-year-old American entrepreneur visits his partners in China. After their meeting, his Asian mentor invites him to an orphanage, a trip that will change the course of his family’s life forever. Without hesitation, he and his wife fall in love with Anglo/Asian twin girls and become their adoptive parents. The children grow up in a world of twists and turns with multiple coincidences and synchronicity. Their journey takes them from China to Europe to America and back to China where their unusual birth mother enters their lives. This powerful story is filled with drama at every turn as the daughters face internal and external challenges. The Birth Mother is a story filled with love, pathos, tragedy, and triumph. Listen, laugh, cry, and learn. It’s a tale you will never forget.

©2019 Seymour Ubell (P)2020 Seymour Ubell

Length: 11 hrs and 1 min
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So You Call Yourself a Man

2 ratings

Summary

Three best friends who've grown up together encounter some of the real tests of manhood. All's good for James and Cathy until a woman shows up with James' love child. Suave Brent thinks he's found happiness with a born-again churchgoer - until another leads him into temptation. And longtime friend Sonny is going to need help from James and Brent if he's to have any hope of salvaging his marriage. New York Times best-selling author Carl Weber amps up the sexiness and pulse-quickening drama in this riveting novel.

©2005 Carl Weber (P)2006 Recorded Books LLC

Narrator: Various
Author: Carl Weber
Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
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Death Was Too Easy

1 rating

Summary

The court orders brilliant Defense Attorney Mandy Kincaid to handle the death-penalty appeal of Lisa Mercer, a woman accused of killing her three small children. Mandy uncovers evidence that proves the woman is innocent. Mandy’s biggest problem is that Lisa insists that she did murder her children. Femme fatale Jordon Kiser is the owner of the top private-investigation firm in town. Mandy hires her to uncover the truth about the deaths of the children.  As Jordon works closely with Mandy, the beautiful detective awakens feelings that surprise and terrifies the defense attorney. Ambitious Assistant District Attorney Rick Randolph is determined to convince the jury that Lisa is guilty of the heinous crime. While fighting to see that the young mother receives the death penalty, Rick finds that he has fallen in love with Mandy Kincaid.   Torn between a puritanical world where women marry men and her desire to be with Jordon, Mandy's professional and personal life is turned upside down as she and Jordon race the clock to save their client from death. A volatile love triangle, an implausible killer, and twisted twists make this one of the best suspense romance thrillers of 2017.

©2017 Erin Wade (P)2020 Erin Wade

Narrator: Victoria Mei
Author: Erin Wade
Length: 6 hrs and 33 mins
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Secrets and Satin

Summary

No one knows heartbreak like Jade Jax. After losing her husband to a tragic death, she doesn't believe love can happen twice. But after years of living a half-life without her husband, her body starts to waken again, and needs she'd forgotten come to the surface. Max Devlin never thought Jade would want him outside of his dreams, but fate plays a helping hand when they're thrust into a high stakes mission, protecting each other's backs like old times. Max decides he's finally ready to end his bachelor ways, but he learns quickly that happily-ever-after isn't always possible. Because Jade has no desire to ever love again. Not when she knows how painful it can be.

©2013 Liliana Hart (P)2014 Liliana Hart

Author: Liliana Hart
Length: 5 hrs and 4 mins
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Mirror Lake

Summary

Nathan Carter, a man in his 20s, moves from Boston to Eden, Vermont, following the death of his father and the end of yet another failed romance. When Carter's Jeep goes off the road in a snowstorm, 79-year-old Wallace Fiske nurses him back to health and the two become unlikely friends. Wallace begins to tell Nathan his story, a love story he was prepared to take to the grave with him. It is a tale of passion, of obsession, and ultimately, of tragedy. Along the way, Nathan, suspecting that Wallace is not telling him the whole truth, sets out to discover for himself what happened here at the edge of this small mountain lake 50 years before. In the process, Nathan not only discovers Wallace's dark secret, but also finds himself transformed by the experience, leading to an unforgettable conclusion.

©2003 Thomas Christopher Greene (P)2003 Highbridge Company

Length: 5 hrs and 49 mins
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Dr. Yen Sin: July-August 1936, Book 2

Summary

Out of fog-bound Washington, D.C., much as the dark London streets of Sax Rohmer's Fu Manchu novels, comes a creature of consumate evil - Dr. Yen Sin. This sinister head of an international spy network known as the Invisible Empire is a master of the cunning art of diabolical death. Battling him and his fiendish devices, such as death rays and blow guns, is Michael Traile, who works with the cooperation of the federal government. Only three issues of this magazine were published. Table of Contents: "A Thrilling Complete Novel of Oriental Menace, The Mystery of the Golden Skull" by Donald E. Keyhoe - Moving east from the ration's capitol at Washington, Dr. Yen Sin, saffron-skinned scourge of the Orient, sets up his hell-base in New York and under the banner of the Golden Skull, once again locks horns with Michael Traile, the Man Who Never Sleeps, and his partner Eric Gordon. What is the ghastly doom he brings with him to turn living men to rainbow-colored dust? Why should the flowers in his corpse garden have their heads removed, only to be sewed on again - backwards - by the surgeon mandarin? "The Third Yen - A Chinatown Crime Thriller" by Moran Tudury - It was only a worthless copper coin with a square hole plugged through its center, but it proved the means of saving "Solo" Smith, F. B. I. dick, from a hatchet-death in Chinatown's shadowy underworld. "Chinatown Scoop - A Chinatown Crime Thriller" by Don Cameron - Bill Branton had promised old One-Eye a diet of humming birds' wings for the rest of his nine natural lives - if he got him out of the rat-trap Li Quon had baited for him that night in Chinatown. It was just a tough break the four-footed warrior couldn't live to enjoy his feast - but even alley cats can't expect to live forever. "Death of a Thousand Cuts - A Chinatown Crime Thriller" by Arden X. Pangborn - Lieutenant Hoag of Homicide had an idea that Chang Wo was trying to put something over on him - which was perfectly true. What the copper didn't realize was that the trick the old Chinese had up his sleeve had nothing to do with the case as Hoag knew it, and was better than any third degree ever conferred in the back room of the precinct house. Will Murray's Pulp Classics line of audiobooks are of the highest quality and feature the great Pulp Fiction stories of the 1930s-1950s.

©1936, 1964 Popular Publications, Inc. Assigned to Argosy Communications, Inc. Popular Publications (P)2013 RadioArchives.com

Length: 5 hrs and 27 mins
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Stars & Stripes

7 ratings

Summary

Special Agents Ty Grady and Zane Garrett have managed the impossible: a few months of peace and quiet. After nearly a year of personal and professional turmoil, they're living together conflict free, work is going smoothly, and they're both happy, healthy, and home every night before dark. But anyone who knows them knows that can't possibly last. When an emergency call from home upsets the balance of their carefully arranged world, Ty and Zane must juggle family drama with a perplexing crime to save a helpless victim before time runs out. From the mountains of West Virginia to a remote Texas horse ranch harboring more than just livestock and childhood memories, Ty and Zane must face their fears - and their families - to overcome an unlikely enemy and bring peace back into their newly shared world.

©2012 Abigail Roux (P)2015 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: J. F. Harding
Author: Abigail Roux
Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
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Secret Agent X #8 October 1934

Summary

Operating out of the supposedly haunted Montgomery Mansion, Secret Agent X ventures forth in a bewildering array of false identities to infiltrate the darkest underbellies of the Underworld-and destroy it from within. The only clue to his true identity is his haunting whistle. With boiling lead that stilled men's tongues and bombs that mangled human bodies, the hooded hordes threatened America. Their power was spreading from State to State like a hideous blight. Their spies were everywhere-and against this dread secret society went the Man of a Thousand Faces, into a danger that even he did not foresee. The enigma of enigmas, Secret Agent X has been deputized by a high government official to battle the darkest, most diabolical enemies of America before they sink their poisonous fangs into the nation's healthy core. Faceless and unsung, X infiltrates these threats in a bewildering array of disguises.

©1934 Ace Magazines Inc (P)2017 RadioArchives.com

Narrator: Milton Bagby
Length: 5 hrs and 6 mins
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November Rains

Summary

Welcome to Paradise Valley, where the locals thrive on the rural landscape, the quirky Oregonian living, and the history of the lesbian commune that founded it. Mixing small town attitudes with lesbian dating? Sounds like another day in Paradise.  Frankie Delacour has everything she could possibly want in life: a steady business, a supportive family, and townsfolk who don't give her too much flack.  All right, so she doesn’t have a girlfriend, let alone a wife. She swears she can live without one. But one of her online friends is talking more and more about finally meeting in real life. In fact, Z, aka Elaine Hadley of the teashop Tea & Thyme has been wanting to meet for years, but Frankie can’t bring herself to consent.  She hasn’t told Elaine a few things. Such as who she actually is.  Some things are left best on the internet. Like the endless possibilities of a girlfriend maybe, someday.

©2019 Barachou Press (P)2021 Barachou Press

Narrator: Rachel Leblang
Length: 3 hrs and 29 mins
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Dirty Deeds

Summary

Two seasoned operatives finally meet their match: each other. Cillian works for the mysterious Special Branch 20: an organization that runs black ops commissioned by the British government. His specialty is deep undercover assignments with virtually no support. He's been alone for so long that he no longer knows anything else. Mal's also used to being alone. Wanted in several states and even more countries, he's not allowed in the vicinity of any of his former Navy SEAL teammates. And his current assignment is to track Cillian in order to discover the spook's endgame. Except he's no longer sure which one of them is getting played. Cillian isn't about to let the mission that's consumed him for the past several years crumble because an outsider is poking around where he doesn't belong. But Mal forces his way through Cillian's defenses - and into his heart - exposing a devastating betrayal that could destroy them both.

©2014 SE Jakes (P)2018 Riptide Publishing

Narrator: Dorian Bane
Author: SE Jakes
Length: 2 hrs and 30 mins
Available on Audible
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Icicles in the Kitchen: Volume 1

Summary

"There I go doing it again," she said to herself, referring to the way that she periodically smiled at the thought of how her hard work had paid off.  "After all, I deserve to toot my own horn. And if I don’t, who will?" As Spicy sat caressing the seating, she smiled once again in a vain attempt to shield those in the room from the narcissism with which she’s so heavily fragranced. "The lighting is just perfect," she thought aloud as the movers waited for instructions on placement of the extremely heavy sofa table.  "Oh! Forgive me for being so inconsiderate; its fine to just sit it next to the winding staircase." "That will surely knock them off of their feet," she said to the men.  "What do you fellows think?"  After looking at her blankly, they glared at one another in dismay at the nerve of the overbearing, self-centered, self-righteous, late 30-something and understandably single daydreaming professional. You fellows must be tired of me by now. This is my third move this year. It didn’t seem to dawn on her that the movers only worked for the company and hadn’t a clue, nor concern that she had moved two times already that year.  She wouldn’t be missed much by friends for they were few, and she would be content as long as she was to find someone else to manipulate.  Spicy and resilient. Just as her name implied this young lady comes prepared with an east coast game that was unwavering.

©2019 Monika McKay-Polly (P)2020 Monika McKay-Polly

Narrator: Maurice Collins
Length: 1 hr and 35 mins
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Das Erbe der Vogelmenschen

Summary

Schon immer spürte die junge Archäologie-Studentin Leo, dass sie anders ist. Obwohl sie ein Kind war, das alle in ihren Bann zog, fühlte sie sich immer auf eigentümliche Weise fremd. An ihrem 20. Geburtstag offenbart Leos Großmutter ihr schließlich ein wohl gehütetes Familiengeheimnis... Leo stammt von einem alten Schamanenvolk ab, das vor Jahrtausenden im mittleren Orient lebte. Ihre Ahnen verehrten den Geier als das heiligste aller Wesen, das Seite an Seite mit den Schamanen für das Wohl der Bevölkerung kämpfte. Um sich auf die Suche nach ihren Wurzeln zu machen, reist Leo nach Anatolien zu einem rätselhaften Steintempel ihrer Ahnen. Als die Grabungsstätte in Gefahr gerät, beruft sich die junge Frau auf ihre besondere Gabe. Als Erbin der sagenumwobenen Vogelmenschen ruft sie das erste Mal in ihrem Leben die Geier um Hilfe an, und die Tiere gehorchen ihr... Eine mystisch-abenteuerliche Reise zwischen den Welten - voller Weisheit, Kraft, Sprachgewalt.

©2020 Europa Verlag (P)2020 Europa Verlag

Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
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Against the Wind

Summary

Follow the story of Tony Franco who goes from a convicted criminal to an ordained priest. Tony commits a crime and is locked up in a prison and yet, ultimately, becomes a priest. How did he go from one extreme to another after the death of a young boy? Against the Wind tells the story of the reconciliation of a man's soul through the healing of another.

©2017 Lang Book Publishing, Limited (P)2017 Lang Book Publishing, Limited

Narrator: George Utley
Author: Scott Fields
Length: 5 hrs and 15 mins
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Secrets of a Side Bitch 4

Summary

After everything that he has been through, Omari can't even see himself in another relationship. Just the thought of Simone Campbell makes him turn away from any chick. Whether it's the baddest bitch or a foreign chick, he'll pass.  But then she came into his life, and that all changed. He's ready to live and love again, and she just might be the one. That is, if Simone doesn't ruin it like she has everything else in his life. Simone and her wicked, deadly ways are back. But she isn't still that devious side bitch that's obsessed with Omari Sutton. Now, she's obsessed with staying out of prison. However, one glimpse of Omari and his new leading lady causes her insanity to resurface. Little does she know, Detective Keisha Howard is just as obsessed as she is and won't sleep until she tracks down Simone to ensure that she pays for all of her murderous ways.   In Secrets of a Side Bitch 4, every lie, trick, and murder is laid out on the table, and karma begins to take its revenge on some, while new life begins for others.

©2013 Jessica Watkins (P)2019 Audible, Inc.

Length: 7 hrs and 22 mins
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Scenes from Village Life

Summary

Strange things are happening in Tel Ilan, a century-old pioneer village. A disgruntled retired politician complains to his daughter that he hears the sound of digging at night. Could it be their tenant, that young Arab? But then the young Arab hears the digging sounds, too. Where has the mayor's wife gone, vanished without a trace, her note saying "don't worry about me"? Around the village, the veneer of new wealth - gourmet restaurants, art galleries, a winery - barely conceals the scars of war and of past generations: disused air raid shelters, rusting farm tools, and trucks left wherever they stopped. Scenes from Village Life is a memorable novel in stories by the inimitable Amos Oz: a brilliant, unsettling glimpse of what goes on beneath the surface of everyday life.

©2011 Amos Oz (P)2017 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

Narrator: Stefan Rudnicki
Length: 5 hrs and 5 mins
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Snow 2

1 rating

Summary

A love story birthed in the streets and fueled by cocaine.... When Snow Wilson graduated from high school, she would have never imagined that such unimaginable deadly circumstances would snatch her off of the campus of the HBCU and land her in the whirlwind of the drug game. Yet, she juggled it all to the best of her ability in order to take care of her brothers, Killion and Prince, and her incarcerated best friend, Bae. She found her strength to push past her pain with the help of Zo, a single father, with the same reason to hustle hard in order to survive.  After being unjustly incarcerated for the murder of a classmate, Bae had been spending the last year suffering incredible and painful losses while being imprisoned. Her attorney, Diego, has been working mercifully to get her released from prison. However, many aspects of prison force her violent hand, affecting her chances of winning her appeal.  The commencement of Snow’s reign over her father’s network began with a bloodbath. Will Zo lose yet another love of her life, or will she finally get her happily ever after? While fighting off the demons of prison, Bae finds an angel. Yet, the prison walls not only keep inmates from their loved ones on the outside; it keeps them from the loved ones that they find on the inside as well.  Who survived that bloody Christmas night? Will Bae get the opportunity of freedom, or is she safer inside, where the demons of the past can’t get her? Find out in the finale of the Snow series!

©2019 Jessica N. Watkins (P)2020 Audible, Inc.

Length: 7 hrs and 31 mins
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Do Over

Summary

She’s devoted to her daughters. Years ago, when her cheating husband left, Ella Brooks realized how much she’d changed and wasn’t sure how to get back to the woman she used to be. When she meets Tyrone Evers, the last thing she’s looking for is another relationship, but it turns out that the police detective is just too tempting to resist. He’s devoted to his job. Tyrone meets Ella when he’s investigating a break in at her home but ends up paying more attention to the wealthy socialite’s case, and her than normal. After his wife cheated on him, he’s not looking for romance, he’s not looking for commitment, and he’s definitely not looking for love. But you don’t have to be looking for any of those things for them to find you. And when life gives you a second chance, do you take it or run for cover?

©2018 Delaney Diamond (P)2020 Delaney Diamond

Narrator: Sean Crisden
Length: 6 hrs and 11 mins
Available on Audible
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Literary Theory

1 rating

Summary

What is literary theory? Is there a relationship between literature and culture? These are some of questions addressed by Jonathan Culler in this new edition of his highly popular Literary Theory: A Very Short Introduction. Culler, an extremely lucid commentator and much admired in the field of literary theory, uses easy-to-grasp examples as he outlines the ideas behind schools of criticism that can otherwise be quite daunting, such as deconstruction, semiotics, and postcolonial theory. He explains "theory" not by describing warring "schools" but by sketching key "moves" that theory has encouraged, and by speaking directly about the implications of theory for thinking about literature, human identity, and the power of language. In this Second Edition, Culler includes much new material, including a discussion of the "death of theory," a look at topics such as trauma theory, eco-criticism, and the link between the theory of narrative and cognitive science, plus a new chapter on "Ethics and Aesthetics." Shedding light on everything from literature and social identity, to poetry, poetics, and rhetoric, Literary Theory is a welcome guide for all lovers of literature.

©1997 Jonathan Culler (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Jonathan Yen
Length: 5 hrs and 47 mins
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Thugs and the Women Who Love Them

Summary

New York Times best-selling author Wahida Clark is all too familiar with the truths of ghetto life. The first novel in her gritty series takes listeners into the streets, where a wrong choice could be the last choice a person ever makes. In a hood loaded with sex, brutality, and crime, three friends are at a turning point. They can surrender to the streets - and the murderous men who rule there - or walk a totally different path. But nothing is simple for women addicted to life on the edge. And everything has consequences.... Angel, Jaz, and Kyra are all leading double lives, torn between working hard to leave the ghetto behind and being dragged back in by the lying, pimping, drug-dealing men they can't seem to let go. From jealous rampages to bloody turf wars to rage-fueled vendettas, a tangled web of violence binds these women to the very place that could destroy them....

©2005 Wahida Clark (P)2015 Recorded Books

Narrator: Cary Hite
Author: Wahida Clark
Length: 5 hrs and 40 mins
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Catch a Ghost

3 ratings

Summary

From New York Times best-selling author Stephanie Tyler, writing as S. E. Jakes.... Everyone knows that Prophet - former Navy SEAL, former CIA spook, full-time pain in the ass - works alone. But his boss at Extreme Escapes, Ltd. has just assigned Proph a new partner and a case haunted by ghosts from Proph's past. Suddenly he has to confront both head-on. Tom Boudreaux - failed FBI agent, failed sheriff, full-time believer in bad luck - is wondering why the head of a private contracting firm has hunted him down to offer him a job. Still, he's determined to succeed this time, despite being partnered with Prophet, EE's most successful, lethal, and annoying operative, on a case that resurrects his own painful past. Together Prophet and Tom must find a way to take down killers in the dangerous world of underground cage matches while fighting their own dangerous attraction. When they find themselves caught in the crossfire, these two loners must trust each other and work together to escape their ghosts...or pay the price.

©2013 SE Jakes (P)2015 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Adam North
Author: SE Jakes
Length: 8 hrs and 3 mins
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Salvation III: The Finale

Summary

In the finale of Saved by a Savage series, Teka should have known that with success comes a few demons and devils, but apparently, she thought life would be sweet. It was the opposite. Balance is important in every girl boss’s world, but Teka struggles with keeping the love of her life happy and her clients. Moses decides to finally get out of the streets, but it wasn’t for Teka or for himself. In Salvation III, secrets are revealed, new chapters are beginning, while other chapters are being closed. Will life have to turn upside down for the couple to appreciate each other? This is the last book in the Salvation series.

©2018 Nakoreya Roberson (P)2020 Nako

Narrator: James Jerome
Author: Nako
Length: 8 hrs and 42 mins
Available on Audible
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The Ransom

Summary

Oh, what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive... When Ellie Cooper married Clayton Munro six years ago, she hoped his daughter Olivia would accept her into her life. But despite all of Ellie's efforts, the 10-year-old has rejected her at every turn. When Olivia is kidnapped while shopping with Ellie, she's beside herself with guilt. To add to her devastation, Clayton's blaming her for not taking proper care of his daughter. Detective Senior Sergeant Lane Black of the Chatswood State Crime Command is put in charge of the case. A child is missing and time is of the essence. To further complicate matters, the New South Wales attorney general's youngest daughter was present at the time of the kidnapping. The girls look very much alike. Could it be a case of mistaken identity? Could the abduction be politically motivated? When interviewing the attorney general, Lane's disquieted by the man's nervousness. His oldest daughter Zara Dowton is also on edge. Immediately drawn to her exotic beauty, Lane does his best to remain unmoved and impartial, despite his body's urgings. What are the Dowtons hiding...and why?

©2015 LCT Productions (P)2016 LCT Productions

Author: Chris Taylor
Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
Available on Audible
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Explicit Content

Summary

When G Double D, the founder of the gangsta rap label Explicit Content, seduces her singing partner, Leila "Fatal Beauty" Aponte, into splitting up their act to pursue solo stardom, Cassie Rivers is driven to find her own path to success, but her competitive nature could lead to danger when she uncovers dark secrets about G and his Explicit Content company.  A first novel. Original.

©2019 Sofia Quintero (P)2019 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

Narrator: Honey Jones
Length: 12 hrs and 20 mins
Available on Audible
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The Eye of the Tiger

4 ratings

Summary

From best-selling novelist Wilbur Smith, The Eye of the Tiger is an exciting adventure set amongst the peaceful islands of the Indian Ocean, where a man's past returns to hunt him down. 'I was looking down, watching the shark come. It seemed to swell up in size as it rushed towards me. Every detail was burned into my mind in those frantic seconds. I saw the hog's snout with the two slotted nostrils, the golden eyes with the black pupils like arrowheads, the broad blue back from which stood the tall executioner's blade of the dorsal fin.' Harry Fletcher, a man with a chequered past, has reformed and is making an honest living as a charter skipper fishing for big game in the seductive waters of the Indian Ocean. Suddenly men from the world of violence Harry has put behind him overturn his good intentions, involving him in a hectic race to recover a fabulous treasure from an ancient wreck.

©1974 Wilbur Smith (P)2019 Audible, Ltd

Narrator: Ben Onwukwe
Author: Wilbur Smith
Length: 13 hrs and 1 min
Available on Audible
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The Barbed Crown

Summary

In Auschwitz-Birkenau in 1943, a place where ashes rain down on a daily basis to cover the ground with a mantle of gray, a rebel force of Jews band together in a fight for survival. A young Jewish woman from Warsaw and an SS guard lean on one another inside the death camp where violence is the norm, with brutal slayings and summary executions occurring daily. The stacks are constantly smoking, bodies are swinging from the gallows for days on end, and murder becomes a sport. But as time moves on and a relationship grows to the point where two people learn what they are capable of, Frederic Becher, an SS guard who falls in love with a Jewish girl, lays the groundwork for the creation of one of the most formidable forces in the world - the juggernaut that would eventually become the Vatican Knights. This is an Origins novel.

©2017 Rick Jones (P)2017 Rick Jones

Narrator: Bill Burrows
Author: Rick Jones
Length: 6 hrs and 50 mins
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What We Talk About When We Talk About Books

Summary

Reports of the death of reading are greatly exaggerated. Do you worry that you've lost patience for anything longer than a tweet? If so, you're not alone. Digital-age pundits warn that as our appetite for books dwindles, so too do the virtues in which printed, bound objects once trained us: the willpower to focus on a sustained argument, the curiosity to look beyond the day's news, the willingness to be alone. The shelves of the world's great libraries, though, tell a more complicated story. Examining the wear and tear on the books that they contain, English Professor Leah Price finds scant evidence that a golden age of reading ever existed. From the dawn of mass literacy to the invention of the paperback, most readers already skimmed and multitasked. Print-era doctors even forbade the very same silent absorption now recommended as a cure for electronic addictions. The evidence that books are dying proves even scarcer. In encounters with librarians, booksellers, and activists who are reinventing old ways of reading, Price offers fresh hope to bibliophiles and literature lovers alike. Winner of the Phi Beta Kappa Christian Gauss Award, 2020 

©2019 Leah Price (P)2019 Hachette Audio

Author: Leah Price
Length: 5 hrs and 35 mins
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Leap

5 ratings

Summary

It was one of the greatest breakthroughs in human history. An achievement that stunned the entire world. And it was only the beginning.  Facing the cold, clear glass, Alison Shaw stared nervously into the giant seawater tank. It was just one year ago that she and her team of marine biologists had stunned the world with their incredible breakthrough. And now, they were about to do it again. But an ocean away, something strange was unfolding.  Along a lonely coast in South America, an experimental Russian submarine, long thought to have been dismantled, has suddenly resurfaced. And the US Navy has taken notice, sending Officers John Clay and Steve Caesare to investigate.  The sub has been studying a group of unmarked soldiers. Disappearing into the jungle each night beneath the cover of darkness. Something has been discovered...something big. And it's about to fall into the wrong hands.  Unless Alison Shaw and her team can find something that no one else can.

©2014 Michael C. Grumley (P)2018 Recorded Books

Narrator: Scott Brick
Length: 12 hrs and 17 mins
Available on Audible
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Carl Weber's Kingpins

Summary

Gaza was born and raised in McGregor Gully, one of Jamaica's grittiest housing projects in the slums of East Kingston. Growing up in poverty, he was exposed to robbery and murder at a tender age. In order to stay alive, he quickly adapted to a life of crime. Now he is one of the coldest killers and richest kingpins to ever walk the streets of Kingston. Whoever comes into contact with him and his crew either loves them, fears them, or wants to see them dead. The entrance of Catherine into his life just might change everything. Catherine, a young and determined federal agent, is rapidly climbing the chain of command. When she crosses paths with this deadly, charismatic stranger on one of her assignments, she's enchanted by his jovial ways. Soon she forgets one of the most important law enforcement lessons: Trust no one.  Camille is a young Jamaican beauty who is hot on the dancehall scene. With a banging body and a good mouthpiece, she has no problem getting whatever she wants, including Gaza. She is not about to let Catherine come in and take over her spot. Betrayal and backstabbing is at a high level, and Gaza is determined to wreak havoc on anyone who stands in his way. No one is safe, not even the people closest to him. Will this young thug risk it all to maintain his power, or will he be blinded by love for the woman who was hired to bring him down?

©2018 Racquel Williams (P)2018 Recorded Books

Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
Available on Audible
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Sir Gibbie

7 ratings

Summary

A wonderful story of adventure through the different spheres of life by Scottish author George MacDonald.  Listeners will fall in love with this "Christ-like" character, Gibbie, who is a mute, yet truly good in heart and in deed. A uniquely creative tale that will capture both the old and the young for ages to come.     Though a fiction book, it has the potential of expressing life lessons in a most enjoyable way. May you be blessed as you travel with Sir Gibbie in this tale!

©2017 GodSounds, Inc. (P)2018 GodSounds, Inc.

Narrator: Gordon Jack
Length: 17 hrs and 37 mins
Available on Audible
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Salvation: The Prelude

Summary

She said, "He saved me from becoming the woman I never wanted to be, and that was my mother." He said, "She saved me from being alone and dying to soon." Moses Parks is a man with the million-dollar plan but soon realizes that money cannot buy happiness. Searching for something else to live for while dealing with his failing health, Teka comes into his life as a breath of fresh air.  But then, she goes away. Without warning. Moses refuses to forget about her and makes it his mission to find her and continue what they started. But she's broken. She's unable to love.  Somehow, the two lost souls become one and it's the greatest love story ever told.  But...is it, really? Is love all it's cracked up to be? Nako introduces listeners to a new set of characters who are individually dealing with trials and tribulations while trying to love each other but unaware of how to do so properly. In this new series, join her on an emotional roller-coaster ride as two people from different sides of the track find their way to each other although everything seems to get in their path. Salvation is an exciting and emotional listen and one you won't be able to forget. Disclaimer: This is the prelude to a three-book series. The audiobook ends on a cliff-hanger.

©2017 Nakoreya Roberson (P)2019 Nako

Narrator: James Jerome
Author: Nako
Length: 4 hrs and 52 mins
Available on Audible
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Take Arms Against a Sea of Troubles

Summary

The last book written by the most famous literary critic of his generation, on the sustaining power of poetry.    This dazzling celebration of the power of poetry to sublimate death - completed weeks before Harold Bloom died - shows how literature renews life amid what Milton called a universe of death. Bloom reads as a way of taking arms against the sea of life's troubles, taking listeners on a grand tour of the poetic voices that have haunted him through a lifetime of reading. High literature, he writes, is a saving lie against time, loss of individuality, premature death. In passages of breathtaking intimacy, we see him awake late at night, reciting lines from Dante, Shakespeare, Milton, Montaigne, Blake, Wordsworth, Hart Crane, Jay Wright, and many others. He feels himself edged by nothingness, uncomprehending, but still sustained by reading. Generous and clear-eyed, this is among Harold Bloom's most ambitious and most moving books.

©2020 Harold Bloom (P)2020 Recorded Books

Author: Harold Bloom
Length: 20 hrs and 2 mins
Available on Audible
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Christmas Radio Classics

Summary

Come back to the tradition and warmth of Christmas in the Golden Age of Radio, with the great performers and shows of yesteryear. Go shopping with Jack Benny. Go to the snow covered woods with Johnny Dollar. Go to Bethlehem with Family Theater. The voices of Vincent Price, George and Gracie, Bergen and McCarthy, Abbott and Costello, Red Skelton, Jimmy Durante, and more are lifted in story and song. They celebrate the yuletide with equal parts hope and hokum, silliness and sacrifice, merriment and mystery. Share the holidays with all your old time radio favorites in 23 digitally restored and remastered episodes. Episodes Include: The Saint: Santa Claus Is No Saint 12-24-50; The Falcon: Unwelcome Christmas Present 12-24-50; The Jack Benny Show: Christmas at Jack's 12-26-43; A Box of Dates for Don 12-13-53; Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar: The Nick Shurn Matter Parts 1 - 5 12-19-55 through 12-23-55; The Great Gildersleeve: Christmas Eve at Home 12-24-44; Fibber McGee and Molly: Fixing Toys 12-24-46; Columbia Workshop: The Day They Gave Babies Away 12-21-46; Family Theater: Ruth 12-23-53; Burns and Allen: Kay Kyser for Christmas 12-14-53; The Chase and Sanborn Hour: Christmas Show 12-19-48; Cavalcade of America: America for Christmas 12-25-44; Philco Radio Time: Christmas Show 12-25-46; Abbott and Costello: Christmas Show 12-24-47; Red Skelton: Christmas Show 12-25-49; Big Town: Prelude to Christmas 12-21-48; Richard Diamond, Private Detective: A Christmas Carol 12-24-49; Jimmy Durante: Guest Rose Marie 12-24-48; The Phil Harris/Alice Faye Show: No Presents from Rexall 12-26-48.

©2011 RSPT LLC. All rights reserved. Audio programs released under license from series rights holders. For home use only. Unauthorized distribution prohibited. (P)2011 RSPT LLC. All rights reserved. Audio programs released under license from series rights holders. For home use only. Unauthorized distribution prohibited.

Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
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Back to Life Again

Summary

Real love was all they ever wanted. A man who would protect and not hurt them. Someone loyal who would always put them first. In Giannis and Rio, cousins Dakota and Breelyn have found that and so much more. The ladies have discovered that not all men are the same, and that when you least expect it, the love of the right one can resuscitate a deceased heart, giving it new life. Sadly, just as their lives seem to be moving in the right direction, tragedy strikes, and for one of the women, the happily ever after that they've always dreamed of is snatched away without warning. A life now hangs in the balance. A known enemy has hit his family where it hurts, leaving Rah wondering if his heart can survive such a devastating blow. It's a pain so excruciating that it's making it hard for him and those around him to believe. He realizes that having the woman he truly loves by his side is what he needs to make it through this tough time. Has his realization come too little too late? After being rejected for so long, his secret lover has cut all ties with him, but Rah will stop at nothing to make her his again. In this revealing finale, new couples are introduced, mystery lovers go public, shady business associates are exposed, and most importantly, obstacles will be overcome. The crew is bringing more drama, spilling unbelievable secrets, and settling old scores. With hate coming from every direction, they are even more determined to fight through and hold on to love like never before.

©2019 Shantae (P)2019 Recorded Books

Author: Shantae
Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
Available on Audible
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Up the Garden Path: The Complete Series 1-3

Summary

It’s the beginning of a new school term, and Izzy is dreading it.... Tumbling from one love entanglement to another, 30-something teacher Izzy Comyn has a predilection for inappropriate men. Over the three hilarious series of Up the Garden Path, Izzy, played by Imelda Staunton, deals with the complicated ups and downs of her attempts to find true love.  Along with Imelda Stanton as Izzy, Marty Cruickshank plays Maria, Nicholas Le Prevost is Michael and Mike Grady is Dick. Producer: Jonathan James-Moore. Adapted by Sue Limb from her 1984 novel.

©2019 BBC Worldwide Ltd (P)2019 BBC Worldwide Ltd

Author: Sue Limb
Length: 9 hrs and 40 mins
Available on Audible
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The Wicked Crush

Summary

Dr. Aalizabeth Hicks doesn’t believe in love or long-term relationships. She has tried both and failed miserably at each. 

The beautiful African American physician isn't interested in finding or keeping a husband. She simply wants to go clubbing, drink lots of tequila, and date inappropriate men who do not speak a bit of English. 

Aalizabeth never learned a second language, but she sees that as a benefit. The only thing she desires from a man is a good time without lots of conversation. 

This suits her just fine until she develops a wicked crush on a tall Latin stranger.

©2017 Elizabeth Griffin (P)2019 Elizabeth Griffin

Narrator: Gomez Pugh
Length: 2 hrs and 18 mins
Available on Audible
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Carl Weber Presents: Full Figured 13

1 rating

Summary

A Million Dollars Worth of Fat by Mona Love: Keisha Long is cute, funny, and is always the life of the party but she is also 320 pounds and lonely. She's tried dating apps, blind dates, and everything else she can think of, but nothing has gotten her further than the friend zone and more "I like you like a sister" speeches than she can count on all her fingers and toes.  Things change for Keisha when she buys a winning lottery ticket worth $54 million. Suddenly, she has more suitors than she can keep up with. Darius, Wilson, Tony, Keith, and Malek all come knocking on her door, but are any of them interested in the real her, and not just her newfound wealth?  Complications by Katt: Secret Johnson has been slim all her life, but since she had her second child and turned 38, she has gained almost 70 pounds. She’s tried every diet under the sun, but the more she tries, the more weight she seems to gain. Now it’s affecting her sex drive, and she can see it’s affecting her marriage. Her husband, David, always seems to be complaining.  Determined to change things, Secret finds a doctor who is willing to perform weight loss surgery at a reduced price. It’s a deal that seems too good to be true. Unfortunately, she soon finds out that it is....

©2018 Mona Love, Katt (P)2019 Recorded Books

Narrator: Lynette Freeman
Author: Mona Love, Katt
Length: 8 hrs and 39 mins
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Cannibale

Summary

Paris 1931, l'Exposition coloniale. Quelques jours avant l'inauguration officielle, empoisonnés ou victimes d'une nourriture inadaptée, tous les crocodiles du marigot meurent d'un coup.

Une solution est négociée par les organisateurs afin de remédier à la catastrophe. Le cirque Höffner de Francfort-sur-le-Main, qui souhaite renouveler l'intérêt du public allemand, veut bien prêter les siens, mais en échange d'autant de Kanak. Qu'à cela ne tienne ! Les "cannibales" seront expédiés.

Inspiré par ce fait authentique, le récit déroule l'intrigue sur fond du Paris des années trente - ses mentalités, l'univers étrange de l'Exposition - tout en mettant en perspective les révoltes qui devaient avoir lieu un demi-siècle plus tard en Nouvelle-Calédonie.

©1998 Éditions Verdier (P)2018 Éditions Gallimard

Narrator: Gaël Kamilindi
Length: 1 hr and 53 mins
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Ethic

5 ratings

Summary

Ethic has power, but love has always been evasive. After ordering the hit that mistakenly killed the love of his life, Ethic is haunted with guilt and refuses to love again. Focused on being a better man and keeping his family safe, he is raising three children, one of which is a defiant teenage girl, Morgan. No matter how hard he tries to keep Morgan away from the streets, she is determined to defy him. When Morgan finds herself in a vulnerable position, Ethic is pulled back into the deadly game where he was once king. In this explosive spin-off to Ashley Antoinette's Moth to a Flame, you will fall in love with Ezra Okafor, a.k.a. Ethic, as he gambles on love and in the streets in hopes that this time he will win.

©2018 Ashley Antoinette (P)2018 Blackstone Publishing and Urban Audiobooks

Narrator: iiKane
Length: 8 hrs and 25 mins
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A Lonely Resurrection

9 ratings

Summary

All John Rain wants is to get out of the killing business. But with his discretion, his reliability, and his unique talent for death by "natural causes," no one is willing to let him just retire. So when an old nemesis from the Japanese national police force comes to him with a new job - eliminate Murakami, a killer even more fearsome than Rain himself - Rain knows he can't refuse. Aided by an achingly desirable half Brazilian, half Japanese exotic dancer he knows he shouldn't trust, Rain pursues his quarry through underground no-holds-barred fight clubs, mobbed-up hostess bars, and finally into the heart of a shadow war between the CIA and the yakuza. It's a war Rain can't win, but also one he can't afford to lose - a war where the distinctions between friend and foe and truth and deceit are as murky as the rain-slicked streets of Tokyo.

©2003, 2013 Barry Eisler (P)2013 Brilliance Audio, all rights reserved. Originally published as Hard Rain in 2003.

Narrator: Barry Eisler
Author: Barry Eisler
Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
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Das Herz des Samurai

Summary

Nichts bringt Val, den erfolgreichen Broker, aus der Fassung. Jedenfalls dachte er das. Bis er eines Tages wegen einer unerwarteten Panikattacke den Boden unter den Füßen verliert. Seine Ärztin rät ihm, einen weisen Japaner aufzusuchen und um Hilfe zu bitten. Dieser schildert Val in zehn Erkenntnissen die fesselnde Lebensgeschichte des Samurai Kyo, der sich all seinen Schattenseiten stellt und dadurch zu seiner wahren Kraft findet...

©2018 O. W. Barth Verlag, ein Imprint der Verlagsgruppe Droemer Knaur GmbH & Co. KG, München. Übersetzung von Stefanie Karg (P)2018 Argon Verlag GmbH, Berlin

Length: 4 hrs and 41 mins
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Bottom's Up

Summary

Weird, funny, and deliciously creepy, "Bottoms Up" shows us a twisted not-so-distant future where technology is used to control even the most intimate of human acts. A mismatched pair of socks brings two people together, but once they find out they’re perfect for each other, their obsession with a clean bill of health drives them to seek the ultimate in safe sex. A slick read that melds science fiction and literary romance, "Bottoms Up" is an utterly original look at the disintegration of love as mediated by our modern obsessions with health, self-improvement, and technology. This story originally appeared in Tin House.

©2014 DailyLit (P)2015 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Fleet Cooper
Length: 18 mins
Available on Audible
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Lake Wobegon Days

4 ratings

Summary

Garrison Keillor is the consummate storyteller, gifted with the rare ability, both in print and in performance, to hold an audience spellbound with his tales of ordinary people whose lives contain extraordinary moments of humor, tenderness, and grace. This exclusive recording of Garrison Keillor reading a carefully edited abridgement of the book also includes a few segments taken from live performances recorded during a fundraising tour for public radio stations in 1985.

©1985 Garrison Keillor (P)1986 Minnesota Public Radio

Length: 4 hrs and 44 mins
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Summary: The Ideal Team Player by Patrick Lencioni

1 rating

Summary

Summary: The Ideal Team Player: How to Recognize and Cultivate the Three Essential Virtues by Patrick Lencioni Patrick Lencioni is the author of the book The Ideal Team Player: How to Recognize and Cultivate the Three Essential Virtues. In this book Patrick emphasizes the idea that if a person wishes to succeed in anything they do, it is very important that they learn how to be a valuable team player. This book places a focus on how being a team player will bring success in business. A successful business owner should learn how to pick out effective team players so that they are able to hire the right people. Hiring successful team players is one of the most important aspects of business because it will give a distinct advantage when it comes to rising above competitors. This is a summary and analysis of the book and NOT the original book. This book contains: Summary of the entire book Chapter by chapter breakdown Analysis of the listening experience

©2016 Better Business Summaries (P)2016 Better Business Summaries

Narrator: Kevin Theis
Length: 38 mins
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My Word

Summary

After marrying her college sweetheart, Ginger Williams gave up her own professional dreams to help her husband follow his dream of building a megachurch. It's not long before Ginger and her husband, Jeremy, turn a small DC church into a burgeoning empire...catapulting the couple into a popular powerhouse. But with a bigger spotlight comes more temptation, and the power is corrupting Jeremy in ways Ginger never imagined.  When she seeks the advice of her peers on the First Ladies' Council, she's shocked when they tell her to accept Jeremy's infidelities so she doesn't damage the church and affect the many business opportunities coming their way. With every part of her life - family, faith, and finances - hanging in the balance, Ginger must decide if she will continue to live in the shadow of the sins of her husband, or face life on the other side of the pulpit.

©2019 Gizelle Bryant (P)2019 Recorded Books

Narrator: Lynette Freeman
Length: 8 hrs and 23 mins
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Juice

Summary

Could a baby keep a man? Tia didn’t know, and she never would. Refusing to become another one of his baby mamas...she vowed to create a life outside of him. A life that she could be proud of, whether he was in the picture or not. Small-town girl in a big world, that was Tia DiCaille, native of Hammond, Louisiana. In a city that she knew nothing about, he made her familiar. Jamari “Juice” McAfee seemed to have climbed the ladder of success overnight. In the prime age of his 20s, he’s the manager to female rap superstar Mahogany. Juice struggles to balance his growing career, the love of his life, and his multiple children. Tia chose for him. She found a way out and never looked back. In Juice, Nako shows you what it feels like to waste precious time on a man who God didn’t intend for you to be with. She delves deep into trusting your gut and not allowing your emotions to lead you down paths that you were never destined to be on. Tia will lose her way and find it time after time, until one day realizing that her love was in a deep drought. Did Juice wait until it’s too late to see that she was truly the one? He didn’t know her value until she took herself off the market. Sometimes, you had to push the love of your life out of the frame for him to see the full picture. Will Juice get it together or will he be forced to see Tia live happily ever after with another man? Juice is guaranteed to take you on an emotional roller coaster in this thought-provoking, heart-checking novel.

©2019 Nakoreya Roberson (P)2020 Nako

Narrator: K Young
Author: Nako
Length: 11 hrs and 9 mins
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Love's Enduring Promise

3 ratings

Summary

One of the original founders of the Christian fiction genre, Janette Oke has authored more than 75 books and has recieved such accolades as the Christy and Gold Medallion Awards. This story of a frontier family begins where Love Comes Softly left off, telling the heart-warming tale of a marriage that began in tragedy but has flourished due to Marty and Clark's devotion to one another and to God.

©1988 Janette Oke (P)1988 Recorded Books, LLC

Author: Janette Oke
Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
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Stoneskin

Summary

Long ago, before the end of the gods, cursed crystal fragments lay hidden about the world. These objects were imbued with immeasurable power, yet to use one plagued the bearer with a heinous blight. Facing an empire's fleet of warships against his village's fishing boats, Jelani had no choice but to tap into the powerful and vicious Gods’ Glass. The reward for his heroism was stoneskin, which slowly consumes the body with stiff welts of rock. To all who know it - brewmasters and scholars alike - it’s a death sentence. Jelani knows it's only a matter of time before the stone devours him, and with it, his mind and sanity, leaving him nothing more than a raging beast. But there is rumor of a cure, a potion that can keep the plague at bay, though it comes with a price heavier than gold... Delve into this prequel novella to by sea and sky, a pirate fantasy inspired by East African and Arabian myth and folklore.

©2020 Antoine Bandele (P)2020 Antoine Bandele

Narrator: John Rogers
Length: 3 hrs and 44 mins
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Full Figured 6

Summary

Big, bold, and beautiful are three adjectives that describe Erika to a tee. Named after her mother’s favorite soap opera vixen, Erika Kane is self-assured, headstrong, and opinionated. But she’s also unlucky in love. Whenever Erika thinks she’s found everlasting love, it always ends up being short-lived - literally. She has three dead husbands to prove the point, and it’s earned her the title “The Black Widow”. But just when Erika is about to give up on true love, she learns that, just like in the soaps, love sometimes shows up when you least expect it - though sometimes it can be deceiving. Once again, life has gone wrong for Artemis Clay. It seems she’s always unlucky in love, and this time it’s even worse than she could imagine. Her own family looks down on her, and everything seems hopeless. Artemis decides to leave everything behind for a last-minute getaway and, while enjoying her newfound freedom, discovers not one but two reminders that all hope may not be lost. Is she ready to take a chance on love again? Max is a music mogul in the making, and with his wife Trina’s support, he’s bound to succeed. Of course, that all depends on what happens with Sharon, who could write a book and give seminars on what it is to be a true ghetto queen. Ahmad is a born-again virgin, only he can’t figure out why. No matter what he does or says, his wife, Shay, refuses to be intimate with him. What happens when her decision to confide in him is too late?

©2019 Electa Rome Parks (P)2019 Blackstone Publishing and Urban Audiobooks, LLC

Narrator: Ida Belle
Length: 10 hrs
Available on Audible
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The Hollow President

Summary

The Hollow President General Alexander Stonewall Mason is now President Elect but Jack Castle has discovered Mason’s dark secret. Now only Castle stands between Mason and the Presidency. Is there enough time to uncover the truth and prove the most powerful man in the world is a thief and murderer?

©2017 Philip Caine (P)2021 Philip Caine

Narrator: Danny Dawes
Author: Philip Caine
Length: 4 hrs and 38 mins
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Sherlock Holmes - Bakerstreet Blogs 3 (German edition)

Summary

Die dritte Folge der Bakerstreet Blogs zeigt wieder spannende Hintergründe des Sherlock-Holmes-Universums! Sie beleuchtet das Fandom rund um den Meisterdetektiv und zeigt, was die heutigen Fans von "Sherlock" & Co. von den Holmes-Anhängern des 19. Jahrhunderts unterscheidet. Weiter geht es mit einer Auswahl der besten und schlechtesten Sherlock-Holmes-Geschichten aus dem Werk von Arthur Conan Doyle - als kleine Leseanregungen für Holmes-Neulinge. Zum Schluss gehen die "Bakerstreet Blogs" auf Spurensuche nach Whitechapel: Hätte Sherlock Holmes den Fall rund um Jack the Ripper lösen können?

©2020 Maritim Verlag (P)2020 Maritim Verlag

Length: 1 hr and 55 mins
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Tell Me No Secrets

Summary

They say everyone has a secret. For Grace Adams, her secret lies underground and was called Rose. She was nine years old when she died... Grace has lived in the same idyllic Scottish village for almost her entire life. It is the perfect place to raise a family. But then she receives a call from her childhood best friend, Orla, who she hasn’t heard from in years - for good reason. And when Orla threatens to finally tell the truth about what happened to a little girl called Rose more than 20 years ago, Grace may finally have to face the fact that her darkest secret cannot remain buried forever . . .

©2009 Julie Corbin (P)2014 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Jane Macfarlane
Author: Julie Corbin
Length: 10 hrs and 40 mins
Available on Audible
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Army of One

Summary

A young military couple from Indiana is separated by a deployment and haunted by secrets. Shamar Jackson, a sergeant in the US Army, struggles to maintain a long-distance relationship, while his wife, Jelisa, fights to escape the past she never told him about. Lies and deceit stand to ruin this young couple's family, but will the truth make things better or worse?  Still tied to the streets, Shamar is determined to keep his family intact by any means necessary. After returning home from war, he is now faced with the fact that the battlefield has been at home the whole time. He is forced to become an army of one.

©2017 A. K. Henderson (P)2019 Blackstone Publishing and Urban Audiobooks

Narrator: Ellis Park
Length: 6 hrs and 27 mins
Available on Audible
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Guia Irreverente para la Vida [Guide for Life] (Texto Completo)

Summary

Esta es la receta, sabia y con un toque do ironia, para vivir mucho mejor el resto de nuestra vida. Desde ya, es la del autor, y usted puede adoptarla o no. Si no lo hace, no nos diga que no le avisamos. Si, si, lo sabemos. Usted esta harto de las guias que ofrecen diez reglas infallibles para vivir como Dios manda, de las reglas que le ensenaron sus padres, sus tios, sus profesores e incluso su mejor amigo.Porque usted ya ha vivido lo suficiente como para saber que esas reglas no funcionan del todo bien...Roger Rosenblatt, ganador de varios premios periodisticos y literarios, tambien tiene experiencia suficiente para reunir no diez sino cincuenta y ocho reglas que nos permitiran vivir el resto de nuestra vida sin complicaciones.Muchas de estas reglas haran fruncir la nariz a la gente seria y circunspecta, que tachara a su autor de cinico irredimible. Pero no creemos que a Roger le preocupe ningun arrebato de ira sagrada, ya que una de sus reglas es preciasmente "No importa". Una regla que sintetiza el resto: no te hagas tantos problemas, y viviras mas y mejor.Facil de decir, dificil de hacer¿Dele una oportunidad a esta guia y dese usted mismo otra oportunidad. Se sentira identificado con muchas de las situaciones con las que Roger ejemplifico sus maximas y se reconocera en muchas de estas tonterias que todos cometemos, sobre todo cuando sufrimos algun ataqie de beunas intenciones...Este es un libro para saborear, soureir, releer y que ¿ estamos seguros ¿ recomendara a su mejor amigo.Wise and witty, Roger Rosenblatt has won several journalistic and literary prizes. Here he offers a set of easy-to-follow rules that will help you age gracefully and live better. You will also learn to avert unnecessary complications and frustrations in your life.

©2000 Roger Rosenblatt (P)2003 Recorded Books, LLC

Narrator: Frank Rodriguez
Length: 1 hr and 49 mins
Available on Audible
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Elephant Song

4 ratings

Summary

Who sings for the lost country?   Dr Daniel Armstrong, ecologist and documentary maker, has dedicated his life to protecting Africa's animals and rain forests. But when a gang of poachers murders his childhood friend, Chief Warden of the National Park, and steals the government-protected ivory stores, Daniel's quest of passion becomes one of revenge.  As he calls on his expert knowledge and insider connections to investigate who ordered the savage killing, he will discover much worse than simple murder. There is a greed and corruption devastating the country, a greed which views every person and animal as something to make the rich even richer. Can Daniel save the place he loves from such a powerful, destructive hand?   An action-packed adventure of the destruction brought about by greed, from global best seller Wilbur Smith.

©2018 Wilbur Smith (P)2019 Audible, Ltd

Narrator: Joe Jameson
Author: Wilbur Smith
Length: 19 hrs and 56 mins
Available on Audible
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The Secret of the King's Tomb

Summary

A deep secret that only one man knew...until the whole world found out. Richard Halliburton, the world famous travel writer and explorer in the early 1920s and 1930s, embarked on a journey to explore the world. But he found much more than he ever imagined - and far more than he ever told. Following the end of World War I, the German Reichswehr set out on an ambitious - and unconventional - expedition to rebuild the military’s war chest beyond the auspices of the restrictive Treaty of Versailles. But when U.S. Army intelligence got wind of what the Reichswehr was doing, action was required. And Richard Halliburton was the man drafted into service. Join Halliburton on this pulse-pounding adventure in his race to stop the Germans from uncovering one of the greatest artifacts - and secrets - in Egyptian history. If you love the Indiana Jones franchise, Clive Cussler, or Dan Brown, you’re sure to enjoy this new series from Garrett Drake.

©2019 Green E-Books (P)2019 Green E-Books

Narrator: Dwight Kuhlman
Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
Available on Audible
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I maestri del giallo e del noir

Summary

Come si dà voce ai personaggi di un audiolibro? Come si entra nello spirito di una trama? Sono alcune delle domande che rivolgeremo a chi gli audiolibri li scrive, li pubblica e, soprattutto, li legge - attrici, attori, doppiatori e speaker -, in questo podcast che ogni 15 giorni racconterà due audiolibri: una novità uscita da poco e un classico della letteratura, oppure uno dei titoli che hanno appassionato di più gli ascoltatori negli ultimi anni.  Vi siete mai chiesti che voce ha la nebbia? George Simenon, il più grande autore di gialli la fa quasi toccare, respirare nell'audiolibro letto da Giuseppe Battiston, uno dei più amati e venduti della serie Maigret. Donato Carrisi, invece, vi ci fa immergere, in un romanzo dal quale lui stesso ha tratto un un film di successo. Due approcci diversi, ma ugualmente affascinanti, con un uso sapiente delle voci.

©2018 Audible / IlLibraio.it (P)2018 Audible / IlLibraio.it

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The Therapist

Summary

"Sometimes you have to give people a taste of their own medicine!" (Unknown) Everyone has at least one secret they will carry with them to the grave. Some secrets have the power to destroy everything within their path. What happens when a secret has deadly consequences? Do you ignore it to escape the pain you have caused? Are you able to resist its grip on your life that would prevent any sign of progress?  Dr. Binet, your favorite doctor from Latoya Chandler's The Case Manager, returns in The Therapist to remind you that even therapists need therapy. After hearing so many painful stories from her patients, Dr. Binet finds her mind consumed in ways that drive her to action. The purpose of counseling is to heal open wounds, yet it can fuel the urge for revenge. Discover how Dr. Binet's dark secrets and unhealed wounds spill over into her daily decisions. A vow to confront her skeletons brings out an unfamiliar side that scares her. Her need for revenge intensifies and rouses Dr. Binet's urge to inflict pain. How long will she be able to function as a therapist and heal from the secrets held deep inside? Join Dr. Binet, Candice, and numerous other characters from The Case Manager as they strive to heal once and for all.

©2019 Latoya Chandler (P)2019 Recorded Books

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Ethic II

6 ratings

Summary

Love should burn slow, but with Ezra "Ethic" Okafor it is always fast and fleeting. After an accidental killing affects Alani, the woman he loves, she thinks he's a monster. Separated by tragedy, the pair endure a loss like nothing they have ever felt, and their connection is impossible to repair. Ethic is reduced to misery and raising his children alone once again. With Morgan in the throes of a passionate love affair and Bella in need of guidance that he can't provide, Ethic is in turmoil. He's failing as a man, and the fingerprint he is leaving on the world is a bloody one. In this second book of this epic love story, Ashley Antoinette taps into the soul of her listeners as she explores the limits of love and forgiveness. Is anything truly unforgivable? Or is Ethic the one man who can love a woman back from the edge of madness?

©2018 Ashley Antoinette (P)2018 Blackstone Publishing and Urban Audiobooks

Narrator: Nicole Small
Length: 9 hrs and 1 min
Available on Audible
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The Irishman's Forgotten Bride

Summary

When handsome Irishman Taggart Kiley needed to avoid being deported from America, he turned to his friend Rebecca Mitchell for help. He needed a green card, and she needed the money. So they got married. It was meant to be simple, and it was. 

For a while.

Five years passed, and Rebecca was now engaged to the man of her dreams. Life appeared to be perfect. 

However, she had no idea Tag was about to turn up out of the blue to ask his forgotten bride for one last favor. 

A favor that meant Rebecca's life as she knew it was about to change forever....

©2016 Kimmy Love (P)2018 Kimmy Love

Author: Kimmy Love
Length: 5 hrs and 5 mins
Available on Audible
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Partially Broken Never Destroyed II: Mirror Mirror (Revised)

Summary

Betray me once, shame on you.... Betray me again...something has to end.... Family and friends get more disloyal as the plot thickens. Kayla's steamy romance with her hot new love interest is reaching unimaginable heights. She's getting her life back on track as she attempts to leave memories of her abusive relationships in the past. She is living what she considers a normal life while exploring the depths of her newfound passion. The deception, betrayal, and violence had subsided, or so she thought.... Just when Kayla attempts to close a chapter in her life, someone from the past reopens it. The deception, lies, and drama continue to follow Kayla like a plague. Her best friend betrays her and the men in her life continue to enrage her. Her newest romantic temptation, Bryan, is a beast at his best. If you enjoy African American romance or street urban fiction with a twist of suspense, you'll definitely enjoy this urban thriller!

©2013 Nataisha Hill (P)2019 Nataisha Hill

Narrator:
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Length: 4 hrs and 8 mins
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Immoral

15 ratings

Summary

In a riveting debut thriller that has drawn comparisons to masters of the genre like Dennis Lehane and Michael Connelly, Brian Freeman weaves obsession, sex, and revenge into a story that grips the reader with vivid characters and shocking plot twists from the first minute to the last. Lieutenant Jonathan Stride is suffering from an ugly case of deja vu. For the second time in a year, a beautiful teenage girl has disappeared off the streets of Duluth, Minnesota, gone without a trace, like a bitter gust off Lake Superior. The two victims couldn't be more different. First it was Kerry McGrath, bubbly, sweet 16. And now Rachel Deese, strange, sexually charged, a wild child. The media hounds Stride to catch a serial killer, and as the search carries him from the icy stillness of the northern woods to the erotic heat of Las Vegas, he must decide which facts are real and which are illusions. And Stride finds his own life changed forever by the secrets he uncovers. Secrets that stretch across time in a web of lies, death, and illicit desire. Secrets that are chillingly immoral.

©2005 Brian Freeman (P)2005 Blackstone Audiobooks

Narrator: Joe Barrett
Length: 13 hrs and 30 mins
Available on Audible
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The $20 Note

Summary

Is New York really a concrete jungle dreams are made of? You thought you knew New York; well think again. Crime and narcotics run rampant across the streets of Manhattan as we discover what really happens in just a single day in New York. Prepare to be astonished at the lengths people will go to to have a bite out of the Big Apple. A story not to be missed.

©2019 David Fuentes (P)2019 David Fuentes

Length: 1 hr and 11 mins
Available on Audible
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The Oracle Code

2 ratings

Summary

It was the most renowned and respected shrine in the Roman Empire, the object of veneration by Julius Caesar, Cleopatra, Octavian, and a host of other luminaries. It stood for centuries within a sacred precinct the size of a large town at the heart of the greatest Greek city in the world. Yet it disappeared without a trace, creating the greatest archaeological enigma of the ancient world. What became of the tomb of Alexander the Great? Does any part of it still survive? Find out in the latest installment of the New York Times bestselling series by Charles Brokaw, The Oracle Code. When word of the tomb's secret location and the treasured wisdom of the Oracle of Delphi it may hold materialize in the code of an ancient scroll in Afghanistan, Harvard linguist and archeologist professor Thomas Lourds must quickly find out. That is if the evil forces that wish to obtain the treasure that the tomb holds doesn't stop him first. Russian President Nevsky and his secret police will stop at nothing to harness the power of what the tomb may hold - power to control the world as Alexander the Great did. When the Taliban catches wind of the discovery they’re also dangerously hot on the trail.

©2012 Trident Media Group (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Jonathan Davis
Length: 12 hrs and 25 mins
Available on Audible
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HiBrow: World Book Night 2013

Summary

A celebration of adult literature and reading. The whole book industry, including booksellers, librarians and publishers, were invited come together and pick out their favourite titles to be included the final list of 25 books by authors from the UK and Ireland.  The final list included fiction, poetry and memoirs, among others. There were some best sellers, some classics and some lesser known.   Interviews with Graeme Simsion, Lucy Fleming, Jojo Moyes, Lemn Sissay, Mark Haddon, Tracy Chevalier, Victoria Hislop, Rupert Thomson and Andrew Motion.

©2013 One Media iP Ltd (P)2018 One Media iP Ltd

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The Secret Chatroom

Summary

Cierra Caldwell is a curious young lady who loves her special chatroom. You will most certainly find her chatting there most days. She suddenly finds herself swept away in a murder mystery only she can solve. Slowly, she finds the answers to unravel each puzzle she encounters. The cause of all the deaths is a bombshell to Cierra's sensibilities, but she is determined to see justice prevail!

©2018 Eva Szilagyi (P)2018 Eva Szilagyi

Narrator:
Author: Eva Szilagyi
Length: 8 hrs and 46 mins
Available on Audible
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Coast Hospital

Summary

Part memoir, this audiobook reveals the story of some of the individuals who inhabit the Coast Hospital. There is incident and humour during their routine. Some of the characters will surprise you as they look after their patients and their duty. There is the real tragedy of an elderly patient and the consequences for her foster son and daughter. A round of daily tasks with the mysterious Sister Pancreatius. She lifts the spirit of patients, visitors and supervises the conduct of many of the staff, even in meetings. Sister P has a wicked sense of humour. The dedication of these wonderful nurses who are called upon even when they are not in the hospital. Fun can be found in the laboratory despite the serious nature of their work as the staff negotiate the roller-coaster of responsibility with humour and truth. With the routine of a "normal" working day, the dedication and love of the staff can be found as Clive and Martha find each other.

©2020 Austin Macauley Publishers Ltd (P)2021 Austin Macauley Publishers Ltd

Narrator: Alex Guilford
Length: 2 hrs and 47 mins
Available on Audible
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JET II

Summary

Twenty-eight year old Jet, the former Mossad operative from the eponymous novel JET, must battle insurmountable odds to protect those she loves in a deadly race that stretches from the heartland of Nebraska to the corridors of power in Washington, D.C., from the lurid streets of Bangkok to the deadly jungles of Laos and Myanmar. Fans of Kill Bill, the Bourne trilogy, and 24 will be delighted by this rollercoaster of action, intrigue and suspense.

©2012 Russell Blake (P)2013 Russell Blake

Narrator: Braden Wright
Length: 8 hrs and 9 mins
Available on Audible
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Rogue Warrior

Summary

No one knows for sure who Richard Yokely worked for in the past - the Army, the CIA, DEA, NSA - he has carried out missions for them all. But now he works for Grey Fox, the super secret agency that takes care of business that the White House would prefer to keep under wraps. 

A vicious killer has been attacking schools in America, killing without mercy. And when it looks like the killer might be a former special-forces soldier who has gone rogue, Yokely could be the only man who can stop him.

©2019 Stephen Leather (P)2020 Isis Publishing Ltd

Narrator: Paul Thornley
Length: 4 hrs and 10 mins
Available on Audible
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The Mark

9 ratings

Summary

Those who were left behind after the Rapture must now make a crucial decision. Each person must choose whether to receive the mark of the beast, or die. Never has faith in God been more important for the group of believers called the Tribulation Force, who now face danger on all sides. Valiantly, they continue to urge new followers to accept Christ's love. Noted scriptural authority Tim LaHaye provides outlines for the vivid biblical prophecies in The Mark and the other books in the series. Best-selling author Jerry B. Jenkins creates the dramatic stories for each fast-paced apocalyptic thriller. With Audie Award-winning narrator Frank Muller's powerful performance, The Mark takes on additional dramatic force. The Left Behind series has topped best seller lists across the country, been the subject of special features in national media, and captured the attention of Hollywood producers. With sales in the tens of millions, the Left Behind books are the biggest selling inspirational series of all time.

©2000 Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins (P)2000 Recorded Books, LLC

Narrator: Frank Muller
Length: 8 hrs and 26 mins
Available on Audible
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Realize

Summary

"What we have can’t be faked."

Max Jackson’s life is pretty close to perfect - except that he’s secretly in love with his straight best friend and roommate. He’s got his dream job and a family he secretly pretends are his own. But they aren’t...no matter how much he might wish it were true.

After the tragic death of his wife, Parker Wilson didn’t have time to wallow in grief - not when he had two young children to raise. He’s not looking for romance or a new partner. He doesn’t need one anyway...he has his life-long buddy Max to help him through every struggle.

When Parker loses his job and can’t afford his daughter’s pricey insulin, Max suggests fake marriage for insurance coverage. Since he’s already a second parent to Parker’s cute kids, it should be easy...until the marriage becomes a little too real.

Welcome to Hidden Creek, Texas, where the heart knows what it wants, and where true love lives happily ever after. Every Men of Hidden Creek novel can be enjoyed on its own, but keep an eye out for familiar faces around town! This audiobook contains dad jokes, a pair of kids that will steal your heart, and more heat than a Texas summer.

©2019 Susan Hawke (P)2019 Susan Hawke

Narrator: Nick J. Russo
Author: Susan Hawke
Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
Available on Audible
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Eraserheads

Summary

In Brick & Storm's Hood Misfits series, the motto is ENGA: Every nigga got an agenda, and in this tale, things are no different. Everyone has a secret. What do you do when your work is used against you? This is a question that Auto, leader of the Eraserheads, faces when an unforeseen and dangerous situation wreaks havoc on everything he's built. It's up to him and his right hand, Code, along with their team of expert car thieves to figure out who's behind the attacks on their livelihood. When a crafty con woman named Smiley and a mysterious businessman named Boots step onto the scene, every player becomes a pawn in a war that is taking over the Trap.  Experience the behind-the-scenes world of illegal racketeering, identity theft, and more in another Hood Misfits tale that will turn the very meaning of ENGA upside down. Step into the life of an Eraserhead.

©2018 Brick & Storm (P)2018 Blackstone Publishing and Urban Audiobooks

Narrator: Ellis Park
Length: 8 hrs and 3 mins
Available on Audible
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Girls from Da Hood 13

Summary

Three Urban Audiobooks authors have teamed up to bring the drama in this latest installment of the popular Girls from Da Hood series. Get It, Get It! by Ms. Michel Moore: Monica was conceived on a pile of dirty clothes in the corner of a trap house. Cursed with a mother who worshiped the crack pipe more than her children, she quickly learned a Detroit reality: Get it how you live or die trying. The young teenager is forced to beg, borrow, and steal to make sure she and her siblings survive to see another day. Cutthroat and conniving, Monica will make it no matter who she has to step on or step over. You Can't Break Us by Treasure Hernandez: Voodo and his girl, Moni, are inseparable. Like a modern Bonnie and Clyde from the hood, they let no one, even family, get in their way. When the people they do "around the way" business with turn out to be verified snakes, the ruthless couple gets revenge the only way they know how: street justice. With the law in hot pursuit, it's Voodo and Moni against the world, just like they always knew it would be. So Far Gone by Katt: Sometimes love is the best feeling in the world, but the wrong kind of love can turn you into an entirely different person. When good girl turned bad Renee gets together with Keithon, it's them against the world until the streets get to talking and their fairy-tale relationship turns into a full-blown nightmare. Karma steps in and has her way with the couple, and their lives will never be the same.

©2018 Ms. Michel Moore, Treasure Hernandez, and Katt (P)2018 Blackstone Publishing and Urban Audiobooks

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The Carter Boys

Summary

Sex, love, drugs, and music are just a few of the Carter boys’ daily dealings. Drama follows them everywhere, especially being the largest, most dangerous organization the city of Atlanta has ever seen. The women who want to be with them and the men who want to be just like them can easily get lost in the shuffle when the target is constantly moving to a new Carter’s back. So, what happens when a slick-mouth girl from Brooklyn decides to go off to college in the unofficial capital of the South? She is quickly introduced to the Atlanta lifestyle, where “Bruh” is part of every other sentence; dreaded ‘fros are a must; hot lemon pepper wings are law; west side accents are always thicker; nobody says ATL unless they’re from out of town; HBCU life is unlike any other; and most importantly, it’s all about family. In particular, it’s all about the Carter family. Without the Carters, there is no Atlanta.

©2018 Desirée (P)2019 Blackstone Publishing and Urban Audiobooks, LLC

Narrator: Misty Reign
Author: Desirée
Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
Available on Audible
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Brunch at Ruby's

Summary

Ruby's Soul Food Cafe has been the neighborhood hot spot their whole lives, so it's only fitting that Ruby's is where Debra, Maxine and Renee meet monthly to do what girlfriends do - eat, drink and offer unsolicited advice on life and love.  Debra Macklin has it all: a successful career, a long marriage, and a happy 12-year-old daughter. But she’s hiding a secret that could not only shatter her perfect image, but destroy her marriage and career. When her secret is spilled, Debra is poised to lose everything she holds dear. Maxine Donovan is a self-made woman but despite all she earns and owns, she’s on a constant quest for Mr. Right. Handsome, aloof Malcolm Brooks might just be The One, but when Malcolm's attention turns toward her friend instead, Maxine is ready to risk a strong bond to fight for him. Renee Gladwell left a lucrative job and a handsome boyfriend to nurse her father and Gladwell Books back to health. A temporary stay has turned into four years of struggling with Alzheimer's and a family-owned bookstore that is in no shape to sell. Renee is in limbo, caring for a man who is slowly forgetting his past - including her. When she meets Malcolm Brooks, her life brightens, but is love worth risking a friendship? Brunch at Ruby’s is a funny, inspiring, soulful look into a lifelong friendship where bonds are bent, but never broken.

©2015-2017 DL White (P)2017 DL White

Narrator: Sharell Palmer
Author: DL White
Length: 11 hrs and 47 mins
Available on Audible
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Anaheim Run

Summary

Fierce beasts masquerading as men, the Assassins were as dedicated to destroying life as Blade and the Warriors were to preserving it. Using advanced weapons and primitive instincts, they vowed to die before admitting defeat. When the Warriors trapped the Assassins in an abandoned amusement park, the stage was set for an all-out war that would decide the fate of an already desperate planet.

©2018 Books In Motion (P)2018 Books In Motion

Narrator: Damon Abdallah
Length: 5 hrs and 48 mins
Available on Audible
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Baby Self Hate

Summary

Baby Self Hate is a sultry story of sex and infatuation. As always, the brilliance of the narrative voice shines brightest. Cam, like other Hartwell narrators, is angry but funny, purposeful but confused, and humorous yet unexpectedly profound. Although sexy and sought after, Cam sees life darkly and takes solace in fishing. His relationship with the title character is a wild, unpredictable ride. Hartwell’s writing style provides the book the immediacy, honesty, passion, and tension readers have come to expect.

©2016 Luke Hartwell (P)2019 Luke Hartwell

Narrator: Tre' Nixon
Length: 1 hr
Available on Audible
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Castle Wetterstein

Summary

Castle Wetterstein by Frank Wedekind Translated by Ian Johnston This play forms part of a tetralogy which focuses on one of Wedekind's obsessive themes: the destructive interplay between primal sexual urges and social convention. Each play revolves around a powerful young female character, who has the power to control and captivate men, but who in turn is destroyed by the exercise of that power. In Castle Wetterstein, that role is represented by Effie, the young daughter of a bourgeois widow, who is being courted by the man who killed her late husband in a duel. Later in the play Effie becomes, like Wedekind’s most celebrated heroine, Lulu, a sacrificial victim on the altar of profane love. Cast:  Rüdiger, Baron Wetterstein - Russell Gold Leonore von Gystrow - P J Morgan Effie and the Housemaid - Amanda Friday Meinrad Luckner and Chagnaral Tschamper of Atakama - Noel Badrian Van Zeeter (hotel manager) and Professor Dr. Scharlach - John Burlinson Duvoisin (police inspector) and Karl Salzmann - Ron Altman Matthais Taubert - David Stifel Waiter and Schigabet - Alan Weyman Heiri Wipf and Waldemar Uhlhorst - Andy Harrington Narrator - Denis Daly Audio edited by Denis Daly

©2017 Ian Johnston (P)2019 The Online Stage

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Length: 2 hrs and 20 mins
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Der falsche Franzose

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Henri, der falsche Franzose, tritt Wayne McLair und seinem Team offen entgegen. Er ist der Absender der 13 schwarzen Tränen, die den Tod versprechen. Während McLair und Quinn sich aufmachen, um mit der Stimme abzurechnen, stöbert Cait ungeniert in McLairs Tagebuch und liest Molly und Isabelle daraus vor. In einer einzigen Nacht wird der Meisterdieb mit seiner Vergangenheit und mehreren Gegnern konfrontiert...

©2020 Maritim Verlag (P)2020 Maritim Verlag

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9-Inch Addiction: BWWM Romance Novel

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“I make the rules around here… And you’ll do well to listen to them.”   CHUCK - My father’s African American CFO thinks she’s my boss. I’ll have her bent over her desk begging for more before she knows what hit her. If anyone finds out about my intentions with her, I’ll be out on street and shipped off back to London. But I can keep a secret…I bet she can too with these come-hither brown eyes that she can’t keep off me. Nobody says no to Chuck Banks. It’s only a matter of time before she’s MINE.  IDA - My boss thinks I have nothing better to do than look after his son. Chuck Banks is the type of guy that put me off dating forever…He’s arrogant...Demanding…Bossy…And one of the only men on the East Coat who can close a $50 million dollar deal at a 100 percent success rate. We need him here. I’m keeping my distance, but I have a feeling he’s trying his hardest to get closer. Too close, and the career I’ve worked so hard for will come crumbling around me. I can’t let this happen.   This is a naughtier than ever alpha-male interracial romance. This audiobook is dripping with no-holds-barred lust to keep you listening 'til the end. This is a full-length novel with 50,000+ words of sizzling sexiness, no cheating, and a guaranteed HEA.

©2018 Jamila Jasper Romance (P)2018 Jamila Jasper Romance

Narrator: Anne Rollins
Length: 5 hrs and 24 mins
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Dahlia Season

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Chicana. Goth. Dykling. Desiree Garcia knows she’s weird and a weirdo magnet. To extinguish her strangeness, her parents ship her to Saint Michael’s Catholic High School, then to Mexico, but neurology can’t be snuffed out so easily: Screwy brain chemistry holds the key to Desiree’s madness. As fellow crazies sense a kinship with her, Desiree attracts a coterie of both wanted and unwanted admirers, including a pair of racist deathrock sisters, a pretty Hispanic girl who did time in California’s most infamous mental asylum, and a transnational stalker with a pronounced limp. As high school graduation nears, Desiree’s weirdness turns from charming to alarming. Plagued by increasingly bizarre thoughts and urges, Desiree convinces herself she’s schizophrenic, despite assurance otherwise. In college, she finds Rae, an ex-carnie trannyboi, who becomes the June Carter to her Johnny Cash. With Rae’s help, Desiree answers the riddle of her insanity and names her disease. Combining the spark of Michelle Tea, the comic angst of Augusten Burroughs, and the warmth of Sandra Cisneros, Mexican American author Myriam Gurba has created a territory all her own. Dahlia Season not only contains the title novella, but also several of Gurba’s acclaimed stories. Myriam Gurba is a high school teacher who lives in Long Beach, California, home of Snoop Dogg and the Queen Mary. She graduated from UC Berkeley, and her writing has appeared in anthologies like The Best American Erotica (St. Martin’s Press), Bottom’s Up (Soft Skull Press), Secrets and Confidences (Seal Press), and Tough Girls (Black Books).

©2007 Myriam Gurba (P)2012 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Marisol Ramirez
Author: Myriam Gurba
Length: 6 hrs and 6 mins
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Innocence on Trial

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Seeking a high profile case to jet-fuel her career and striving to strike a blow for justice, attorney Laura Tobias sets out to clear a man she believes was wrongfully imprisoned for murder, ten years before. The young lawyer, a rising star with the Council Against Wrongful Convictions, is the last hope for inmate Eddie Nash, serving life without parole at the infamous Attica Correctional Facility in upstate New York.  Attica, one of the last of the classic "big houses", is still haunted by the 1971 inmate revolt and police siege that left dozens of prisoners and hostages dead. Appealing the cast in federal court and unraveling the facts, Laura uncovers evidence that Eddie was framed by the police for murder - the brutal hanging of a troubled young woman in the remote upstate town of Eden. Realizing that the real "hangman of Eden" may still be at large, Laura also finds herself being stalked. Are the police out to stop her from exposing their frame-up? Is the real killer seeking to keep her from reopening the investigation?  Teaming up with noted innocence investigator Charles Steel, she gets a lead on evidence that could clear her client and point to the real killer. With a new trial moving forward, Laura must find the truth and prevail in court, without becoming the next victim.

©2019 Richard J. Bowers (P)2020 Richard J. Bowers

Narrator: Eleanor Caudill
Author: Rick Bowers
Length: 7 hrs and 31 mins
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Baby You're Worthy

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To love and be loved in return is a beautiful feeling. But what do you do when the object of your affection refuses to love and want you the same way you want them? Not because they don't feel the same but because in their eyes you don't quite measure up?  Even after you've done everything in your power to prove your worth to this person, they continue to purposely withhold the love that you so desperately crave. Walking away may seem like the most logical and healthy route to take, but when it comes to that authentic, consuming, deep-down-in-your-soul type of love, doing so is easier said than done.  Considered an unlikely pair, Marcus, the reformed dope boy, and Nikki, the pampered princess, have undeniable chemistry. Problems arise when only one of them is willing to be honest and acknowledge the obvious attraction. Because she doesn't feel that he fits into her world or the plan she has mapped out for her life, Nikki curves Marcus without hesitation from their first encounter. Unable to see past her fears, she doesn't realize that rejecting him just may cost her the man she was meant to spend her life with.  With the street life in his rearview, Marcus is now a proud uncle and the owner of a thriving business. He's hoping to add the title of being the man in Nikki's life to the growing list of blessings in this new chapter, but she's not on board with that plan. Although he's fed up with trying to convince her that he is enough, does Marcus have it in him to throw in the towel for good?  Ride shotgun with Marcus, Nikki, and a few other couples, as they navigate through this crazy, drama-filled game of life and love.

©2018 Shantae (P)2018 Recorded Books

Narrator: Kentra Lynn
Author: Shantae
Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
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Fractured Love

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From the Amazon best-selling Adrenaline series, comes the final book in this rock and roll suspense adventure. Rock star Trevor “Heat” West has a burning secret. His former best friend - the guy he’s still in love with - thinks he’s gay. Given Heat’s upbringing at a military academy with his dad as the dean, it’s a secret he simply can’t afford to accept. He’d just as soon drink battery acid for breakfast. But then he meets Jamal, a statuesque guy who plays the piano like nobody else and sings like a hot fantasy. Heat despises Jamal. Jamal reminds him of everything he’d like to forget and wounds too painful to face. But his attraction to the keyboardist proves too compelling to resist. As they go on tour together, all of Heat’s inner walls begin to crumble. Then he finds Jamal carries secrets greater than his own. And, as his heart begins to give way to self-acceptance, he learns Jamal’s secrets might cost him his life.  A M/M romance novel. The Adrenaline Series (best heard in order but each book is a stand-alone): Crazy Love, Book 1 A Twist of Love, Book 2 Sugar Love, Book 3 The Key to Love, Book 4 Fracture Love, Book 5

©2020 Callie Bardot (P)2020 Callie Bardot

Narrator: Jonathan Tratar
Length: 7 hrs and 57 mins
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Main Chick vs Side Bitch 2

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Side Chicks don't die.... They multiply. Like candy...a man can never have only one side chick. There are some new additions to the DeWayne, Kiara, and Ariane love triangle and they may be deadly.  But old tricks die hard as Ariane and Kiara continue to fight over the only piece of man they can get but little do they know.... DeWayne may not be on the market for long.  Who will Dewayne choose? Ariane, Kiara, the new addition, or himself?  Find out in Book 2 of the Main Chick vs Side Bitch saga

©2016 Dehvine Publishing LLC (P)2020 Dehvine Publishing LLC

Narrator: Solae Dehvine
Length: 1 hr and 40 mins
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A Clean Kill in Tokyo

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Summary

Previously published as Rain Fall Name: John Rain. Vocation: Assassin. Specialty: Natural Causes. Base of operations: Tokyo. Availability: Worldwide.  Half American, half Japanese, expert in both worlds but at home in neither, John Rain is the best killer money can buy. You tell him who. You tell him where. He doesn’t care about why... Until he gets involved with Midori Kawamura, a beautiful jazz pianist - and the daughter of his latest kill.  A Clean Kill in Tokyo was previously published as Rain Fall, the first in the bestselling John Rain assassin series.

©2002, 2013 Barry Eisler (P)2013 Brilliance Audio, all rights reserved.

Narrator: Barry Eisler
Author: Barry Eisler
Length: 8 hrs and 36 mins
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How To Read and Why

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Summary

Harold Bloom is Sterling Professor of Humanities at Yale University, Berg Professor of English at New York University, and a former Charles Eliot Norton Professor at Harvard. He has written more than 20 books of literary criticism. From a lifetime of writing and teaching about literature, this great scholar exhorts readers to consider the pleasures and benefits of reading well. Beginning with a basic question, "Why read?" Bloom offers his thoughts on works that form the canon of great literature. Short stories, poems, novels, and plays are held up to the light of Bloom's considerable intellect. Here are the authors that bear reading again and again, including Turgenev and Tennyson, Cervantes,and Shakespeare. Harold Bloom's many honors include a MacArthur Prize, membership in the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the Academy's Gold Medal for Criticism. As he shares his passion for literature, his discussion is made even more enthralling through John McDonough's warm narration.

©2000 Harold Bloom (P)2001 Recorded Books

Narrator: John McDonough
Author: Harold Bloom
Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
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Chi-Town Bosses & The Women That Love Em 4

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Gemma “Gem” Jackson is the youngest and the last of the Jackson women to fall in love, but the man that is trying to win her heart, she can’t stand. Although she thinks he is attractive enough, his arrogant attitude is a huge turn off for her, and no way will she give in to his advances, so she thinks. Raphael “Royal” Wilkerson is the baby of the Wilkerson clan, and he is used to getting whatever he wants. When he meets feisty and fiery Gemma, he is immediately turned on, but he plays it cool. The more time he spends with her, he grows fond of her and before long, he is determined to make her his. Will Gemma let down her guard and allow baby Wilkerson a chance to steal or heart, or will one misunderstanding kill any chances for Royal and Gemma to have their happily ever after?

©2019 Anna Black (P)2019 Anna Black

Author: Anna Black
Length: 3 hrs and 25 mins
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Twisted Minds

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Summary

Megan How in the hell did I end up here - on a heavily wooded road in the middle of a racist county - all alone, with nothing but my twisted mind for protection? After convincing the August Knights Motorcycle Club to allow me to work off a debt my sister owed them, I found myself in the middle of madness and mayhem. I should've known that this was what life inside this dangerous club would be like, right? Aaron How the hell did I end up here? I was face-to-face and chest-to-chest with the one woman I was forbidden to touch. Strange, sexy, inexplicably delicious, and just downright twisted events started to unfold when I meet Megan. I can't figure her out, but there is one thing she can't hide: her attraction to me. When Megan wiggles her way into my life, I discover that her quiet, good-girl persona is a cloak she uses to hide the twisted mind she harbors. A mind just as bent as mine. Warning: This book is an interracial romance that contains strong violence and sexual content and is intended for adults (open-minded adults). If you are easily offended or squeamish about harsh or demeaning language, murder, and violence, this audiobook is not for you.

©2020 Jessica Watkins Presents (P)2020 Jessica Watkins Presents

Author: Keta Kendric
Length: 3 hrs and 59 mins
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Discovery of an Eagle

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This sequel to Olive Branches Don't Grow on Trees begins when Cosmo Greco gets laid off from his job, and he takes his sister up on her offer to drive with her to Portland. A near fatal car accident in the beginning of the trip wakes him up to the fragility of life and to the fact that he's been leading a dull, mediocre existence. Characters he meets along the way further open his eyes. But his pragmatic nature and his fears come into play, and he's conflicted about whether to go back to his old way of life or to go forward in his journey of self-discovery. His inner conflict grows when he learns that the lay-off is ending, and he's been invited to interview for a promotional job. What will he do? Listen to this book and find out while going on a magical, spirited road trip filled with colorful characters and vividly painted landscapes.

©2014 Grace Mattioli (P)2020 Grace Mattioli

Narrator: Grace Mattioli
Length: 5 hrs and 8 mins
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Dangerous Ground

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Special Agents for the Department of Diplomatic Security, Taylor MacAllister and Will Brandt have been partners and best friends for three years, but everything changed the night Taylor admitted the truth about his feelings for Will. But it's complicated... Taylor agreed to a camping trip in the High Sierras - despite the fact that he hates camping - because Will wants a chance to save their partnership. But the trip is a disaster from the first, and things rapidly go from bad to worse when they find a crashed plane and a couple of million dollars in stolen money. With a trio of murderous robbers trailing them, Will and Taylor are on dangerous ground, fighting for their partnership, their passion...and their lives. Followed by Old Poison.

©2012 Josh Lanyon (P)2013 Josh Lanyon

Narrator: Adrian Bisson
Author: Josh Lanyon
Length: 3 hrs and 9 mins
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Fire Aboard

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The former career of Captain Ike Smith, a retired fire investigator, exposed him to the dreadful human beings inhabiting the world of arson...a group of people he does not miss. Since retiring, he has been chasing his new passion and career as a charter boat captain, pulling kayak fishermen out for a weekend of fishing and fun on Tampa Bay in Florida. However, a call from an old supervisor unexpectedly pulls Ike back into the life he thought he had left far behind.  During his investigation of a burned, sunken boat, he determines an old cop friend of his may be involved in arson, as well as drug trafficking. In what ensues, life-threatening danger becomes not only Ike’s constant companion, but also the companion to those around him, as a cartel boss vows to kill him and those close to him. If Ike can only somehow avoid his enemies, his reward will be a life with the woman he loves. 

©2020 Michael Jay Steen (P)2020 Michael Jay Steen

Length: 6 hrs and 48 mins
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Dios en una Harley: El regreso [God on a Harley: The Return]

Summary

Respondiendo a una llamada silenciosa, Dios regresa cuando más se lo necesita. Antes de conocer a Jim y enamorarse de él, Christine se había enamorado de su música. Ahora es su marido, y está claro que nunca llegará a ser una estrella del rock. Su situación económica no es muy buena. Ha pasado mucho tiempo desde que Dios la visitó - bajo la insólita apariencia de un joven montado en una Harley Davidson - para indicarle el camino hacia la felicidad con sus palabras sencillas y sabias. Tanto, que casi le parece un sueño. Cuando se casó con Jim estaba segura de que jamás volvería a sentirse sola. Sin embargo, el fuego de la relación se ha extinguido y percibe, con inquietud, que la vida se le escapa de las manos. Se siente insegura en su papel de madre, agotada, desilusionada e insatisfecha. La angustia que se acumula en su pecho está a punto de ahogarla. Ha olvidado que tiene un amigo que nunca la abandonará y que responderá a su llamada silenciosa. Please note: This audiobook is in Spanish.

©2002 Joan Brady (P)2020 Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial, S.A.U.

Narrator: Caro Cappiello
Author: Joan Brady
Length: 2 hrs and 50 mins
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Deep Down

Summary

In All I'll Ever Ask, book one of The Greatest Love Series, Dr. Whitney Kimball is there to help those in her community gain balance with their mental health. Throughout the series, she accomplishes her duty as a renowned psychiatrist in nurturing broken members of Liberty Church to find stability and peace. All the while, we watch her life slowly unravel dark issues the good doctor hides deep down. With one visit from Whitney's ghost of the past, all the demons she thought she had overcome are back and ready to destroy her, personally and professionally. When her secrets are exposed, will she be able to overcome? When true love knocks at her door, will she be able to answer? Deep Down is a companion book of The Greatest Love Series (TGLS), and it can be listened to as a stand-alone. However, for the ultimate listening pleasure, listening to the books in the below order is ideal. All I'll Ever Ask After Church Dawn and Autumn Just Be Held The Conclusion Finding Real Love, Pastor Derrick Caine's Story

©2019 Genevieve Woods (P)2021 Genevieve Woods

Narrator: Emily H. Li
Length: 2 hrs and 37 mins
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Callsign: Rook, Book 1

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After a failed mission claims the lives of his five-man support team, Stan Tremblay, Callsign: Rook, flees Siberia and finds himself on the secluded coast of Norway, north of the Arctic Circle. Exhausted, cut off from the outside world, and emotionally beaten from his defeat in Russia, Rook just wants to find a place to rest. The small coastal town of Fenris Kystby seems like the perfect place. Within hours of arriving, he discovers that the town is not as tranquil as it appears. The townspeople are mistrustful of outsiders, a pack of mysterious wolves stalk the local tundra, and two villagers have been killed by a creature that defies explanation. To make things worse, there are rumors of something sinister, something the townspeople refuse to discuss. Despite the hostility of the locals, Rook commits to stopping the creature from murdering townspeople. As the body count rises, he quickly learns that the greatest threat might walk on two legs. And when he uncovers the town's hidden past, Rook knows only one thing for certain: something is rotten in Norway. Callsign: Rook was the third in a series of Chess Team novellas released in 2011. Each of the eight audiobooks in the series - deemed the 'Chesspocalypse' - follows a single member of the team, and is co-authored by Jeremy Robinson and one of six other fantastic authors. The stories take place after the events of Threshold, the third Jack Sigler thriller, and before the events of Ragnarok, the fourth full-length novel in the series. The Chesspocalypse novellas are designed to introduce listeners to the series. If you haven't listened to the novels, no worries. Enjoy the ride!

©2012 Jeremy Robinson (P)2014 Jeremy Robinson

Narrator: Jeffrey Kafer
Length: 2 hrs and 23 mins
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Phobisch in Ottensen

Summary

Sprachartistische Debut-Novelle unserer jungen Autorin Anna Borowski. Caribe, Napftalie, Boris und Dodo, vier steuerlose Hamburger Normalos, schlingern im angesagten Viertel Ottensen so vor sich hin - bis endlich mal was passiert. Aber muß es denn gleich so heftig sein? Zum Glück springt das Leben danach wieder in die Spur, oder tut es nur so?

©2018 Endless Sky (P)2019 endless sky publications

Length: 2 hrs and 58 mins
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The Perfect Love Storm

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Chase Storm is a rich, young bachelor who has no intention of settling down. His reputation as the town's playboy is ruining his family's name, so his brothers decide to take action. To tame their youngest brother's appetite for women, they offer him a sweet deal. Unwilling at first, Chase finally agrees to take on the challenge and is introduced to Madison Atkins-Morgan.  Madison, a widow, had moved back to her hometown of Tyler, Texas. After losing her husband and twin sons in a car wreck, she needed a fresh start. When things don't go as planned, she finds herself in a slump. Four years later, after having isolated herself, she decides to rejoin the real world and start living again.  Unaware of Chase's reputation for being a ladies' man, she accepts his dinner invitation. They'd met before, but he hadn't seemed interested in her during any of those three encounters. When his reputation comes to light, she chooses to continue their budding relationship.  After falling in love with the person the whole town warned her about, she discovers she was part of a wager. One that could cost both of their hearts.

©2019 Anna Black (P)2018 Recorded Books

Narrator: Lynette Freeman
Author: Anna Black
Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
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That Time in Venice

Summary

She has never forgotten Venice. Neither has he.  Reed Stewart is busy with his daughter. Anika Taylor is busy with her career. Then they run into each other years after a trip that turned their lives upside down.  When Reed hires Anika's interior design firm to redecorate his home, the attraction between them burns just as strong as ever. But Anika has a painful secret. If she shares it, she runs the risk of losing Reed for good.

©2017 Delaney Diamond (P)2017 Delaney Diamond

Narrator: Michael Pauley
Length: 5 hrs and 29 mins
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True Breeze

Summary

It began simply enough. Breeze's old friend knew right where the gold was. All he had to do was pick it up. He enlisted Holly for her diving skills. The mission would only take a day. That's not how it turned out. First, it was the shark. Then it was the curious golden idols. Then it was the ex-con treasure hunter. Holly's patience wears thin as Breeze drags her deeper and deeper into turmoil. Can their tenuous relationship survive? Can Breeze turn the mission around? Will he live long enough to make them all rich? Follow Leap of Faith and Another Adventure from the west coast of Florida, to the Keys, and Costa Rica. Watch the deal go down in a seedy section of Miami. One hard man will leave with millions.

©2016 Ed Robinson (P)2017 Ed Robinson

Narrator: DJ Holte
Author: Ed Robinson
Length: 5 hrs and 21 mins
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A Thug's Love 2

Summary

Once I was released from prison, I thought that all of the heartache was over. I was back with my family, and I assumed that the nightmare had come to an end. Little did I know, the nightmare had actually just begun. Everybody around me was keeping secrets that would send me right back to a dark place, a place way worse than the prison that I had just emerged from. This time of my life was supposed to be my "happily ever after the bullshit." King's empire was bringing in more money than he could count. I was about to get the wedding of my dreams. On the outside, things looked so perfect, and I was beyond happy. In fact, I was so happy that I didn't see the deceit that was happening right under my nose. They say that every friendship, every relationship, is bound to fall apart when you start keeping secrets. That couldn't be truer with King, Meech, Siren, Dolla, and Jada. They were all keeping secrets that would tear apart our family and our business, and I was too busy in my own immense happiness to even see it. But soon I would. Merely weeks after my release, I would find myself, once again, in a world that was turned upside down, and yet again, all of the blame would fall on my undying loyalty to my King.

©2015 Jessica Watkins (P)2019 Audible, Inc.

Length: 6 hrs and 26 mins
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A Man's Worth

Summary

Pastor Cordell Bryson will stop at nothing to save his best friend's soul when he gets involved with a dangerous woman, who, using her sultry smile and perfect body, is determined to destroy his life.

©2020 Nikita Lynnette Nichols (P)2020 Blackstone Publishing and Urban Audiobooks, LLC

Length: 6 hrs and 24 mins
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Lethal Option

Summary

Tough guy, Private Investigator Winston Simon, falls in love with the beautiful surgeon, Lana Elmore. They plan to marry, but there is one major stumbling block: Winston has a penchant for making people mad - sometimes really mad. His fiancee wants him to give up being a P.I., or else, and then there's the drug cartel that wants him dead. To be, or not to be a P.I. Now that is the question...

©2012 P.J. Lawton (P)2013 P.J. Lawton

Narrator: Betsy Beard
Author: P. J. Lawton
Length: 5 hrs and 41 mins
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American Ronin

Summary

An ex-CIA assassin is recruited by North Korea to release a weapon of mass destruction, but what is the target, Washington, London, or Mecca? Only the killer knows where and when the deadly virus will be released.  MI6 dispatch Jack Castle to track down the rogue agent and prevent the unthinkable from happening. With thousands of lives at stake, will Jack stop the madman in time? A fast moving international thriller that begins in Panama and culminates in Istanbul.

©2017 Philip Caine (P)2021 Philip Caine

Narrator: Tristan Kopta
Author: Philip Caine
Length: 4 hrs and 26 mins
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Abbot Dagger's Academy and the Quest for the Holy Grail

Summary

Abbot Dagger's Academy is a boarding school for children so weird, bad or just plain brilliant they must be locked up far from civilisation. Onyx, Owen and Rosetti are the weirdest, baddest, and brilliantest. THey have to win the Greyte Cup for Achievement by Founder's Day. But first they have to find it.Easy right?Wrong! The greyte Cup is no ordinary trophy. It's the Holy Grail. And someone has hidden it-somewherein the trackless wastes of time. So they'd better blast off. Right now!

©2007 Sam Llewellyn (P)2008 Oakhill Publishing Ltd

Narrator: David Thorpe
Length: 4 hrs and 51 mins
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Carl Weber's Kingpins

Summary

Kleigh never wanted Tron to fall in love with her, or vice versa. She isn't who he thinks she is, but how can she tell him that the kingpin he is gunning for, Kevin "Klax" Turner, is her big brother?  She is the water to his fire and the calm to his storm. Never in his 26 years of life did Tron think he would find his equal, but Kleigh is exactly that. Her beauty speaks to his eyes, while her mind whispers to his soul. He can't imagine anybody else wearing the crown as queen after he kills the king of Harlem and takes over the throne. When push comes to shove and her secret comes to light, Kleigh is forced to pick a side. That choice is what ignites the fire to a war of savages...a fire that can only be put out by blood.

©2020 C.N. Phillips (P)2020 Recorded Books

Narrator: D. R. Rice
Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
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Sin No More

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A man who thrives on wickedness and counts on forgiveness, Curtis Black proclaims to his wife, Charlotte, that he will sin no more. He's finally learned his lesson about straying, and he's got the repercussions of his past misdeeds to remind him. First there's his new baby daughter, Curtina, and her mother, Tabitha, Curtis' former mistress, who demands that the preacher be a part of their lives - or else! Then the interim pastor, who took over while Curtis was on a book tour, threatens to blackmail Curtis if he tries to push him out of the pulpit. But Curtis isn't the only one who has transgressed. In their darkest moments, husband and wife must ultimately work together to save their family, their marriage, and their souls.

©2008 Kimberla Lawson Roby (P)2008 BBC Audiobooks America

Narrator: Tracey Leigh
Length: 8 hrs and 27 mins
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Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty | Summary and Analysis

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Learn About the History of Nations in a Fraction of the Time It Takes to Read the Actual Book! Acemoglu's theory and explanation of the differences in global prosperity are as enlightening as they are entertaining. He manages to make the puzzling concept dead simple to understand because the book, rather than a lengthy lecture explaining the theory, is a series of examples supporting it. After the first chapter, you will fundamentally understand the concept and theory behind this book, and each subsequent chapter will support the theory in fascinating ways. Take the opening example for instance: comparing a city, Nogales, that was literally cut in half by the US-Mexico border. So many history books and experts like to chalk up the world's current state to fate, such as in differences in climate or geographical location. Yet here is a shining example of how none of those things matter. At one point, this was just one city, and now it has become two cities so different, you'd think their shared name and location were some sort of joke. Here Is a Preview of What You'll Learn: How today's wealthy countries run their governments differently from the rest of the world The reason why most theories about successful nations are wrong The successful nations of the past that failed

©2015, 2016 Summary Station (P)2016 Summary Station Split Royalty

Narrator: Scott Larson
Length: 43 mins
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Gray Horizon: A Dr. Whyte Adventure

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A stolen nuclear bomb. Sworn enemies forced together. A race to save the world. The last person emergency room doctor Lillian Whyte expects to collide with while on her vacation is the ruthless mercenary from her past. When she learns a stolen nuclear weapon is loose in Europe, she’s launched into a dangerous race to track and secure the weapon. Isolated from her CIA operative husband, she must undertake the life-threatening mission with a man she doesn’t trust at her side. Despite her best efforts, those intent on global catastrophe remain one step ahead. As Lillian faces the fears of her past and threats of the present, can she secure the future of the world before the clock runs out, or will the dark forces acting against her succeed in their deadly plot?

©2018 CB Samet (P)2020 CB Samet

Narrator: Leslie Howard
Author: CB Samet
Length: 7 hrs and 49 mins
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Sometimes I'm in My Feelings

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Don't all women wish men came with a warning label or a caution sign? That would be ideal and save a lot of heartache and pain. Meet Anika, Mia, and Legacy, three friends going through the trials and tribulations of love and heartache. Young and deep in love, they can't seem to let go of the men they've fallen madly in love with. When Anika is forced to face the truth she was so determined to find, her world comes crumbling down, and she has to decide whether to love herself first or stay in a relationship that could destroy her.  Mia is given a reality check and quickly learns that looks don't always keep a man, and that sometimes men make promises they can't keep to get what they want. Legacy is tired of being put on the back-burner and finally realizes she deserves better. Unfortunately, her other half plays on her low self-esteem and uses it to his advantage, but Legacy has had enough.  The women find themselves sacrificing their values, morals, and standards over men who toy with their feelings and emotions. When the drama and secrets become deeper than one could imagine, this trio fights to find the love for themselves again while they struggle to let go of the men who are not quite right for them. Will these three overcome their insecurities, or will they stay in their feelings and keep holding on to the wrong damn man?

©2017 Anna Black (P)2019 Anna Blak

Author: Anna Black
Length: 6 hrs and 2 mins
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Memna [The Lamb]

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Memanaa mere lie mahaj ek nireeh jaanavar hee naheen hai vah prateek hai us bhoj kaa jo har roj tathaakathit devataa_on (sattaa bhogiyon) ke bhoj kaa hissaa banate hain. Sattaa_en raajaneetik, aarthik, dhaarmik, saamaajik yaa paarivaarik ho sakatee hain. Sabhee sattaa_en apane svabhaav (aadhipatyataa) kaa nirvahan karatee huii kroorataa ke kivaad kholatee hain. Isee sattaa ke bhog se bachane ke prayaas men saty pal-pal raktarnjit hotaa huaa antatah ghu?ane ?ek detaa hai. Mast par tilak, gale men maalaa aur vadhik kaa raktim khnjar. Tilak, fool-maalaa aur kum-kum sab sthaapit sattaa ko mahimaamn?ait karane ke upakara?a hain. Aadhipaty kaa khnjar godataa rahataa hai pal-pal kisee adviteey param sattaa ke naam par aatmaa ke poorab ko jahaan iishvar rahataa hai. Mamatv kee pahunch duniyaa ke us chhor tak hai jahaan tak naaree snvedanaa hai. Maan shabd mazahab kee loh deevaaron ko bhee khn?ait kar detaa hai. Likhate hue durgaa, ridhmaa, siddhi aur firadaus in saare kiradaaron men maan kee viraa?ataa ke darshan hue hain. Maan ke lie raameshvar kee tadap kaheen n kaheen meree apanee hee hai. Iishvar ke pratiroop raameshvar kaa us aashram kee chaaradeevaaree men dam ghu?ataa hai. Vishe? paridhaan aur karmakaan?a raameshvar kee soch ke darshan kee viraa?ataa ko kam naheen kar paate hain. Please note: This audiobook is in Hindi.

©2019 Suresh Hans (P)2020 Audible, Inc.

Narrator: Sundip Ved
Author: Suresh Hans
Length: 8 hrs and 5 mins
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Secrets of a Side Bitch 2

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Each year, approximately 16,000 people are murdered in the United States. Seven percent of the killers are female; one of them being Simone Campbell. In Secrets of a Side Bitch 2, Simone is struggling to keep together the web of lies that she has woven, all in attempts to be the number one woman in Omari Sutton's life. She continues to pull one devious and demented trick after another to maintain her role as Omari's leading lady. Her tower of lies begins crashing down as intricate parts of her schemes begin to unfold. Chance reemerges, threatening Simone's connection to the murder. Desperateness to have Omari's baby sends Simone into such erratic behavior that she starts to make telling mistakes. All the while, Omari is set on making Aeysha's murderer pay for killing the one woman that truly had his heart.

©2014 SBR Publications (P)2016 Audible, Inc.

Length: 4 hrs and 54 mins
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Loving a Borrego Brother 2

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After a hurricane of events, so many lies and secrets are left undisclosed between the Borrego brothers and their leading ladies. As Micah fights to regain Risa's trust, she battles against her past with Zo, as well as, for her future as a lawyer. Shortly after Dre discovers Romi's baby is his, he takes another life changing blow that could ruin him and Romi indefinitely.  Even though Dame and Raina are the youngest in the pack, they work hard to get their relationship in a good place. But will Dame have the self-control it takes to win Raina over for good, or will there be someone else waiting to sweep her off her feet? And while Melo, continues to break down Raquel's tough exterior, she finds out some devastating news that could be detrimental to the entire Borrego family.  Melo has an extremely difficult time processing it all. But will it come in between the two of them or bring them closer together? Find out in this second and final feature of Loving A Borrego Brother.

©2020 Johnni Sherri (P)2020 Recorded Books

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