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Killer Party

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Summary

After a few months of living with her boyfriend, Greg, Jill Gardner is still getting used to sharing such close quarters, but she's got no hesitation about joining him for a weekend at South Cove's most luxurious resort. While Greg and his college pals celebrate their buddy's upcoming wedding, Jill intends to pamper herself in style. But when the groom is found floating facedown in the pool, Jill must find the killer fast, or she might not have a boyfriend to come home to anymore....

©2017 Lynn Cahoon (P)2017 Tantor

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Jane Austen Collection

Summary

This classic collection includes: Sense and Sensibility Pride and Prejudice Mansfield Park Emma Northanger Abbey Persuasion

Public Domain (P)2020 Rollo Bixio

Author: Jane Austen
Length: 65 hrs and 42 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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Oz: The Complete Collection

Summary

This audiobook is the complete collection of L. Frank Baum's Oz books, including: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz The Marvelous Land of Oz Ozma of Oz Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz The Road to Oz The Emerald City of Oz The Patchwork Girl of Oz Tik-tok of Oz The Scarecrow of Oz Rinkitink in Oz The Lost Princess of Oz The Tin Woodman of Oz The Magic of Oz Glinda of Oz

Public Domain (P)2021 GE Audiobooks

Length: 70 hrs and 19 mins
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Rudyard Kipling Collection

Summary

This audiobook contains Rudyard Kipling's complete works. The Man Who Would Be King The Jungle Book The Second Jungle Book Captains Courageous Kim Just So Stories Abaft the Funnel

Public Domain (P)2020 Rollo Bixio

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For God and Kaiser

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The definitive history of Austria’s multinational army and its immense role during three centuries of European military history. Among the finest examples of deeply researched military history, Richard Bassett’s For God and Kaiser is a major account of the Habsburg army told for the first time in English. Bassett shows how the Imperial Austrian Army, time and again, was a decisive factor in the story of Europe, the balance of international power, and the defense of Christendom. Moreover it was the first pan-European army made up of different nationalities and faiths, counting among its soldiers not only Christians but also Muslims, and Jews. Bassett tours some of the most important campaigns and battles in modern European military history, from the 17th century through World War I. He details technical and social developments that coincided with the army’s story and provides fascinating portraits of the great military leaders as well as noteworthy figures of lesser renown. Departing from conventional assessments of the Habsburg army as ineffective, outdated, and repeatedly inadequate, the author argues that it was a uniquely cohesive and formidable fighting force, in many respects one of the glories of the old Europe. The book is published by Yale University Press.

©2015 Richard Bassett (P)2019 Redwood Audiobooks

Narrator: Aaron Blain
Category: History, Military
Length: 28 hrs and 39 mins
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Bilingual Classic Novels - Father Goriot

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Father Goriot / Le Père Goriot Honoré de Balzac Learn French with bilingual novels: Listen to a chapter in both languages, one after the other, and quickly improve your understanding. Father Goriot is an 1835 novel by French novelist and playwright Honoré de Balzac (1799–1850), included in the Scènes de la vie privée section of his novel sequence La Comédie humaine. Set in Paris in 1819, it follows the intertwined lives of three characters: the elderly doting Goriot, a mysterious criminal-in-hiding named Vautrin, and a naive law student named Eugène de Rastignac. Originally published in serial form during the winter of 1834–35, Le Père Goriot is widely considered Balzac's most important novel. It marks the first serious use by the author of characters who had appeared in other books, a technique that distinguishes Balzac's fiction. The novel is also noted as an example of his realist style, using minute details to create character and subtext. The novel takes place during the Bourbon Restoration, which brought profound changes to French society; the struggle by individuals to secure a higher social status is a major theme in the book. The city of Paris also impresses itself on the characters – especially young Rastignac, who grew up in the provinces of southern France. Balzac analyzes, through Goriot and others, the nature of family and marriage, providing a pessimistic view of these institutions. Translated by Ellen Marriage.

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

Length: 20 hrs and 49 mins
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Julius Caesar - The Biography

Summary

There were three great European nations in ancient days, each of which furnished history with a hero: the Greeks, the Carthaginians, and the Romans. The Roman hero was Caesar. He was born just one hundred years before the Christian era. His renown does not depend, like that of Alexander, on foreign conquests, nor, like that of Hannibal, on the terrible energy of his aggressions upon foreign foes, but upon his protracted and dreadful contests with, and ultimate triumphs over, his rivals and competitors at home. When he appeared upon the stage, the Roman empire already included nearly all of the world that was worth possessing. There were no more conquests to be made. Caesar did, indeed, enlarge, in some degree, the boundaries of the empire; but the main question in his day was: Who should possess the power which preceding conquerors had acquired....

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

Author: Jacob Abbott
Length: 5 hrs and 5 mins
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Bilingual Classic Novels - The Late Mattia Pascal: English-Italian

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Learn Italian with bilingual novels: listen to a chapter in both languages, one after the other and quickly improve your understanding. The Late Mattia Pascal is a 1904 novel by Luigi Pirandello. It is one of his best-known works and was his first major treatment of the theme of the mask. The protagonist, Mattia Pascal, finds that his promising youth has, through misfortune or misdeed, dissolved into a dreary dead-end job and a miserable marriage. His inheritance and the woman he loved are stolen from him by the same man, his eventual wife and mother-in-law badger him constantly, and his twin daughters, neglected by their mother, can provide him with joy only until an untimely death takes them. Death robs him even of his beloved mother.  To escape, he decides one day to sneak off to Monte Carlo, where he encounters an amazing string of luck, acquiring a small fortune...

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

Length: 16 hrs and 42 mins
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Cleopatra & Julius Caesar: The Biographies

Summary

The story of Cleopatra is a story of crime. It is a narrative of the course and the consequences of unlawful love. In her strange and romantic history, we see this passion portrayed with the most complete and graphic fidelity in all its influences and effects - its uncontrollable impulses, intoxicating joys, reckless and mad career, the dreadful remorse, and ultimate despair and ruin in which it always and inevitably ends. There were three great European nations in ancient days, each of which furnished history with a hero: the Greeks, the Carthaginians, and the Romans. The Roman hero was Caesar. He was born just 100 years before the Christian era. His renown does not depend, like that of Alexander, on foreign conquests, nor, like that of Hannibal, on the terrible energy of his aggression upon foreign foes, but upon his protracted and dreadful contests with, and ultimate triumphs over, his rivals and competitors at home. When he appeared upon the stage, the Roman empire already included nearly all of the world that was worth possessing. There were no more conquests to be made. Caesar did, indeed, enlarge, in some degree, the boundaries of the empire; but the main question in his day was, who should possess the power which preceding conquerors had acquired. Revised edition.

©2020 Rollo Bixio (P)2020 Rollo Bixio

Author: Jacob Abbott
Length: 10 hrs and 43 mins
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