Kids today still love to hear stories that are set on the stage of the olden days of kings and princes and princesses. This audiobook recounts some stories that have been for the most part forgotten but which still hold many children's interest and provide them with well-needed laughter and smiles.
Travel along with the most feared man in Southern Maryland. So notorious even the mob backed down. Cops who went after him found themselves in federal court on the losing side. His name is Ken Rossignol and he packs a fully loaded Smith & Corona (or at least the digital equivalent). Ken's ammo: words. He's a champion of the First Amendment and an old fashioned pain in the ass.
As she did so provocatively with military spouses in Army Wives, Tanya Biank gives us the inside story of women in today’s military - their professional and personal challenges from the combat zone to the home front. Since 9/11, more than 240,000 women have fought in Iraq and Afghanistan - more than 140 have died there, and they currently make up 14 percent of the total active-duty forces. Despite advances, today’s servicewomen are constantly pressed to prove themselves.
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Listen to mystery stories by today's top writers and the masters who inspired them. The idea for this collection came to Mystery Writers of America Grandmaster Lawrence Block when he was asked, "What is your favorite mystery story?" Block compiled this unique collection by posing the same question to some of today's favorite writers of the genre, including Stephen King, Tony Hillerman, and John Lutz.
"Mystery on Bayou Teche"
There are so many things that could have caused this little boy to have a challenging day, yet he discovers the wealth of his friends and the resources around him.
From the capture of Sidney Reilly, the "Ace of Spies", by Lenin's Bolsheviks in 1925, to the deportation from the USA of Anna Chapman, the "Redhead under the Bed", in 2010, Kremlin and Western spymasters have battled for supremacy for nearly a century. In Deception Edward Lucas uncovers the real story of Chapman and her colleagues in Britain and America, unveiling their clandestine missions and the spy-hunt that led to their downfall. It reveals unknown triumphs and disasters of Western intelligence in the Cold War,
"I felt Deceived"
Here is an audiobook that transcends the limits of how-to guides and honors the act of childbirth in the 21st century. Eleanor Henderson and Anna Solomon have gathered true birth stories by women who have made self-expression their business, including Cheryl Strayed, Julia Glass, Lauren Groff, Dani Shapiro, and many other luminaries. In Labor Day, you'll hear about women determined to give birth naturally and others begging for epidurals; women who pushed for hours and women whose labors were over practically before they'd started; women giving birth to twins and to 10-pound babies.
CBA best-selling author Karen Kingsbury - herself an adoptive mother - offers an inspiring collection of true stories to remind readers that God is present in every adoption. Providing the perspectives of people from a diverse set of backgrounds and age ranges, Treasury of Adoption Miracles features stories of inspiration and hope that will appeal to adoptive parents, their children, and lovers of nonfiction alike.
Each of the personality types includes a short, humorous account of a disastrous date. These stories are based on real experiences and are not without purpose. They illustrate what is expected of the other person in a relationship - things that people who are seeking lasting relationships seem to have forgotten. It could be considered a how-to book, in a humorous way.
Ann Spangler has collected the funniest stories from todays funniest women between the covers of one book.
"Amusing but not LOL"
I'm Not Going to Get Up Today read by Jason Alexander.
"An unsung classic from Dr Seuss, beautifully told"
Best-selling author Karen Kingsbury delivers another inspiring book in her Treasury of Miracles series. Here, she focuses on the special bonds between friends, and the extraordinary true stories she shares are a testament that God is present in our everyday lives. With God's guidance, we see that good friends never let us down, and often appear just when they are needed most.
Growing Faith is a short story collection delivering a powerful message to young people. In six stories, by four authors, the audiobook encourages listeners to surrender to God, love others, obey the law, prayer for others, surrender their lives to God, and walk in the gifting and calling of the Holy Spirit. In the popular audiobook format, the collection can provide family entertainment on road trips as well as individual entertainment while jogging, doing chores, or relaxing.
Here's Randy and Jason Sklar's special Father's Day tribute to their dad - in their inimitable and hilarious style. RANDY & JASON SKLAR are veteran comedians who began telling more personal stories at the Un-Cabaret. As actors, they have appeared on Entourage, Curb Your Enthusiasm, and Grey's Anatomy. They also hosted Cheap Seats on ESPN 2.
Have you ever vacationed with a friend, only to realize that you have to babysit her, as she seems incapable of following instructions, and expects you to take care of her? Does this make your vacation miserable? Then you will love this novel. Jeannetta is offered a free vacation from Dee. Jeannetta has a difficult time getting Dee to the airport on time, as she is hung over from the night before. Dee is missing. Jeannetta decides to finish her vacation by herself.
Friends Failing Forever is a story of how Gina, the never-ending party-seeker, constantly needs a caretaker - or babysitter - for herself and her young daughter. Also how her BFF, Cassie, decides she can't be that person anymore, and leaves Gina out to dry - dry up, hopefully. Periodically, Gina tries to better herself - like getting a job from which she later gets fired, as she gets angry at a child. Cassie, in contrast to Gina's hooker-look, is attractive, stylish, well-educated, and employed, and prefers to keep it that way rather than party with Gina.
A collection of many short stories. You may be surprised at how some of these stories might reflect you or your real-life situation.
Enticed to Evil is about a very dysfunctional family, and may look like other dysfunctional families that you know. Rick cheats on his wife, bringing his girlfriends to his own home. Vanessa turns a blind eye to his cheating for the sake of their son, David. David ends up falling for his father's latest conquest, Christie. Jake, Vanessa's new lover is.... Problems erupt between David and Rick.
Patsy is bored with her husband and makes up stories of abuse in order to get away from him. She doesn't have much, but soon decides she can make lots of money if she prostitutes herself - first to men, then to women. Dirk and Patsy join criminal forces, with Dirk being Patsy's pimp; later Patsy plans to groom her daughter for teenage prostitution. Their high, rich lifestyle has them running out of money in a short time, so they constantly come up with ways to mooch off other people.
Prepare to meet the most seductively female and the most shockingly fatal of femmes fatales, brought to you by 17 of today's finest authors of mystery and suspense fiction. Award-winning editor Otto Penzler presents a collection of short and sizzling masterpieces of kisses and kiss-offs, gams and gats, published for the first time anywhere.
"Creepy...a little too"