At 27, Lucy knows everything about coffee, comic books, and Gus (the polar bear at the Central Park Zoo), and she possesses a rare gift for drawing. But since she suffered a traumatic brain injury at the age of three, she has had trouble relating to most people. She's also uncommonly messy, woefully disorganized, and incapable of holding down a regular job.
Tim Cornish thought he'd gotten away with murder. For months after he'd killed his lover off the Alaskan coast, there hadn't been a word. But then the letters started to arrive. It seems that someone knows what Tim has done.... This compelling thriller delivers such a dark picture of romantic love that murder seems its natural mate. Frightening, suspenseful, and deeply unsettling, No Night Is Too Long is a modern crime masterpiece and will be enjoyed by readers of P. D. James and Ian Rankin.
Get ready to cook a mouthwatering assortment of delicious 300-calorie recipes. Yes, that's right. The Essential Kitchen Series delivers a wonderful collection of unique recipes in one quick purchase. You'll get an assortment of 300-calorie recipes that can easily be made at home. They're all here in one fantastic bundle. Enjoy a host of recipes that will simplify meal planning, save you time, and help you enjoy something delicious.
This book gives listeners the best tools to make their journaling practices simple and effective by offering prompts, topics, tips, and exercises designed to guide them toward a deep exploration of themselves, sure to lead to personal growth, greater peace, self-knowledge, self-acceptance, and compassion. These prompts will help you fill your journal pages with hundreds of entries about memories, goals, reflections, gratitude, healing, life moments, and more.
Creakie Hall is falling down but there is no money in the bank so Aunt Gardenia Bogey-Mandeville needs to come up with a money making scheme pretty quickly or she and her niece and nephew will be out on the streets. It seems unlikely that opening the Hall as a hotel will be very successful, especially when the first guests through the door are two stuffy, fussy hotel inspectors, but with the 'help' of a pair of ancient ghosts who float down from the attic, all is not lost.
When Monica ran away from the Dom who mistreated her, she thought she would never be in a relationship again. Heartbroken and wounded, she now devotes her life to a business catering to the depraved elite. Then Mr. Henry Warren walks into her world, offering her an escape from the pain that haunts the scars on her body. What he doesn't understand is that a woman like Monica knows what pain is all too well - and no longer knows the difference between a Dom who will take care of her...and one who will destroy her.
Meet Sally. A fully-functioning-female-human-imitation-android, created as a companion for the lonely men of the world, the first of its kind. But, there are problems for her creator. Robotics engineer Dr. Harold Okamura is finally given an opportunity by Mr. Jerrald Axell, the CEO of a company with dubious intentions, to realize a lifelong ambition: to create a robot that is indistinguishable from a human being.
William Hope Hodgson (1877-1918) was an English author. He produced a large body of work including horror, fantastic fiction, and science fiction stories. 'The Baumoff Explosive' (sometimes known as 'Eloi, Eloi, Lama Sabachthani') was first published in 1919. This story is one of Hodgson's most powerful and disturbing and is especially relevant to modern times because of its themes of blasphemy, religious mania, obsession with the crucifixion of Jesus, and suicide bombing.
Spotting wildlife is a thrill, but it's not easy. When Cole comes to visit his friend, Helena, he can't wait to see all the wildlife the forest has to offer - and is disappointed when all he sees are a few birds. Together, the kids set out on a hike and encounter plenty of animal signs along the way. Through observation and her knowledge of animal behavior, Helena helps Cole learn what each of the signs means: Something had been there; something had done that.
In this second book of the Seven Circles Series, Ston and Ivy arrive in the Fourth Circle, a world perceived as ruined by contamination brought in during an Alignment of the Circles. They are taken prisoner by the evil and corrupt regime of the Judicial. In the course of helping one of the last of the deposed royal family, they form an unexpected alliance in the fight to overthrow the dictator and save the world. Meanwhile, their budding romance continues to grow.
Pongwiffy is very, very bored. It is raining, and she has nothing to do. Pongwiffy is a witch of action who hates being cooped up. Her idea of a good day is to be out and about, swapping gossip and recipes and inviting herself to tea. But the incessant rain has put a stop to all that. Pongwiffy decides the witches need some sort of excitement. And what better than a holiday?
A spectacular collection of outstanding half-hour short stories...perfect for commuters or bedtime listening. 'The Whistle' by Hugh Walpole, 'The Well' by W. W. Jacobs, 'The Scrupulous Father' by George Gissing, 'The Debt' by Edith Wharton, 'The Problem of the Five Marks' by Melville Davisson Post, 'The Purple Wig' by G. K. Chesterton, 'Pickman's Model' by H. P. Lovecraft, 'Humplebee' by Geroge Gissing.
Kimani, a black owner of a PR firm, opens up a new world of pleasure when she has an erotic experience with a white NFL player she meets at a party. Their love escalates, spiraling almost out of control, and she ends up pregnant...to her surprise and his. Find out more in this tantalizing tale of forbidden love and sacred passion.
Listen to hilarious unabridged stories starring the ever popular Jeeves and Wooster from the master of great British comedy: P. G. Wodehouse. Stories featured: 'Jeeves Takes Charge 'Jeeves and The Unbidden Guest', 'The Artistic Career of Corky', 'The Aunt and the Sluggard', 'Clustering Round Young Bingo', 'Jeeves and the Hard-boiled Egg' and 'The Rummy Affair of Old Biffy'
Gram Hatter and Kat set off on an adventure. Gram quickly folds up a pirate hat and places it on Kat's head, and they begin their mission to help clean up the city park. Volunteering turns into a treasure hunt as Kat finds pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters, and even a dollar. With each discovery, Kat gets a new hat, and Gram Hatter teaches Kat how to count her coins as they pick up litter at the park. When Kat adds up her money, there's enough for ice cream. Or should she donate the money to support the park instead?
Cherico's newlywed librarian, Maura Beth Mayhew, is back from her honeymoon, and she and Jeremy McShay are settling into married life. Maura Beth's father has even given them the down payment on a charming cottage. But as the holidays approach, Cherico's economy is struggling. Beloved local shops have closed, jobs have been lost, and there's even a mysterious crime spree afoot. Amid the gloom, Maura Beth decides what the community needs is a healthy dose of Christmas cheer - which means a special meeting of the Cherry Cola Book Club....
If you simply stick to the formal vocabulary you are taught in your French course, you will have a hard time understanding native speakers. This audiobook will help you to progress in everyday French - the kind you can hear on the street, in movies, and on the radio.
When a traveling carnival left Fancy Jordan stranded in the rugged Washington Territory, she thought her luck had run out. Alone, penniless, she welcomed a most intriguing offer - to live in the home of Jeff Corbin's brother and coax the wounded, withdrawn Jeff back to health and happiness. But a villainous attack on his ship had hurt not only his body - a far deeper sorrow tortured him, heart and soul.
The internet is here to stay and will continue to evolve. With the introduction and chaotic accelerated growth of the Internet of Things (IoT), online threats will only become more sophisticated and malicious. A baseline comprehension of cyber self-defense is paramount, and proper cybersecurity hygiene is essential to protecting yourself, your family, and your business from hackers and to thwart virtual threats that have gone viral.
If you have had difficulties in writing before, this book will radically change your life. Its listener-friendly and conversational tone make this book easy to understand. It's like your personal coach guiding you as you try your hands in prewriting, brainstorming, writing your draft, and editing your output.