In Grimsgrave Hall, enigmatic Nicholas Brisbane has inherited a ruined estate, replete with uncanny tenants and one unwanted houseguest: Lady Julia Grey. Despite his admonitions to stay away, Lady Julia arrives in Yorkshire to find Brisbane as remote and maddeningly attractive as ever. Cloistered together, they share the moldering house with the proud but impoverished remnants of an ancient family: the sort that keeps their bloodline pure and their secrets close.
"Compelling romance continues"
An extraordinary woman living in extraordinary times, Lady Frances Ffolkes is an Edwardian era suffragette who has an uncanny ability to attract danger and romance. When Major Colcombe, a family friend and war veteran, dies under mysterious circumstances, the good Lady discovers that he was working on a manuscript, about South Africa's bloody Boer War, that reportedly revealed a scandalous mistake that cost many innocent lives.
True stories are more bizarre than any fiction, and Dr. Gary Small knows this best. After 30 distinguished years of psychiatry and groundbreaking research on the human brain, Dr. Small has seen it all - now he is ready to open his office doors for the first time and tell all about the most mysterious, intriguing, and bizarre patients of his career. The Naked Lady Who Stood on Her Head is a spellbinding record of the doctor's most bewildering cases.
"What William Cecil has accomplished at Biltmore Estate is one of the great preservation success stories of all time. He has set a high standard for what all historic house museums strive for: magnificently preserved buildings and grounds, engaging interpretation, and - perhaps most challenging of all - economic self-sufficiency. It is no surprise that Biltmore Estate is widely recognized as one of America's finest places to visit." (Richard Moe, National Trust for Historic Preservation)
"Skip audible - buy the book and read it"
Following the great success of Ladies of Letters, More Ladies of Letters, and Ladies of Letters.com, this audio release, from the fourth radio series, continues to follow the correspondence between pensioners Vera Small and Irene Spencer.
This hilarious, whip-smart collection of essays from a top writer and producer of Six Feet Under crisscrosses from the highly personal (conflating her own loss of virginity and the Kobe Bryant accusations), to the political (what she has in common with Monica and Chandra), to the outrageously Los Angelean (why women wear huge diamonds and what they must do to get them). Tiny Ladies in Shiny Pants is a genre-defying combination of personal essay and memoir, or a hilarious, unruly and unapologetic evaluation of society, religion, sex, love, and - best of all - Jill Soloway.
"Another Author Read Failure!"
A young couple on the verge of divorce decides to cruise on a ghostly steamship to England in the hopes of saving their marriage.
"old fashioned, but enjoyable"
This radio dramatization of the classic movie Morroco (which also starred Marlene Dietrich in an Oscar-nominated role) originally aired on June 1, 1936.
Rock legend, best-selling author, reality television star, accomplished entrepreneur, and renowned ladies' man Gene Simmons presents Ladies of the Night, an informative and entertaining mix of narrative history and Simmons' own unique philosophy about the inception and legacy of the oldest profession in the world.
When Ali Kozinski realized that her neighbors knew her gardening schedule - weed the tomatoes on Saturday, carrots on Sunday - she knew it was past time for a new and improved Ali Kozinski! Especially after sexy photojournalist Keith Devon moved in next door. He was a man who lived adventure. So, Ali took an assertiveness-training class and developed a plan.
1567: A young man - Lachlan Gilmore - rescues a lady whose cart has become stuck in a ditch, but unbeknownst to him, Lady Annabel Erskine has a secret mission: to keep Mary, Queen of Scots, imprisoned on Castle Island in Lochleven, supplied with garments fit for her high estate. Soon, Lachlan’s sister, talented seamstress Christina, is assisting Lady Annabel in her work. But as their friendship grows, she is unwittingly drawn deeper into the doomed Queen’s affairs….
"Lady Antebellum's Charles Kelley on Going Solo: 'It's Given Me My Confidence Back as a Songwriter'" is from the October 17, 2015 Life and Entertainment section of The Washington Post. It was written by Emily Yahr and narrated by Jill Melancon.
"Day-Care Worker Who Raped Toddlers on Video Actually a 'Charming Young Lady,' Lawyer Says" is from the July 06, 2016 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Peter Holley and narrated by Sam Scholl.
Her secret cloaks her in isolation and loneliness. His secret traps him in a life that is not his own.Cecily Faire carries the shame of her past wherever she treads, knowing one slip of the tongue could expose her disgrace. But soon after becoming a lady's companion at Willowgrove Hall, Cecily finds herself face-to-face with a man well-acquainted with the past she's desperately hidden for years.
"Good mystery, better narrator other 2 in series."
"Lady Gaga, Miranda, Britney Spears Sign Open Letter on Gun Control" is from the June 23, 2016, Life section of The USA Today. It was written by Jayme Deerwester and narrated by Paige McKinney.
Joseph Romm, one of Rolling Stone magazine’s top "100 Agents of Change", has focused his talents on helping us all to increase our language intelligence and to better understand the art of persuasion. Romm demonstrates that you don't have to be an expert to vastly improve your ability to communicate. He has pulled together the secrets of the greatest communicators in history to show how you can apply these tools to your writing, speaking, blogging - even your Tweeting.
"For anyone who must convince anyone of anything!"
The beautiful young widow of the president of the United States thought she was free of the White House, but circumstances have forced her back into the role of First Lady. She's made up her mind to escape, if only for a few days, so she can live the life of an ordinary person. An entire nation is searching for her, but the First Lady is in the last place anyone would think to look: in the company of a seductive stranger whose charm and good looks are awakening the forgotten woman within.
A successful web designer, 40-year-old India has a fabulously hip life in Denver. When her father passes away, India's flamboyant mother, Eldora, has no plans to mourn peacefully. She insists they hit the road on an unpredictable journey to the city that changed her life forever, so many years ago: Las Vegas. Along the way, they'll look for India's twin, Gypsy, a brilliant artist who lives a nomadic life in the remote mountain towns of New Mexico.
It is 1900 in a small, prosperous Massachusetts town. Charlotte Heath, a lively, independent redhead of humble beginnings, is married to the scion of the powerful Heath family. When, on her first outing after a long illness, she spies her husband, Hays, bending to kiss another woman in the village square, impulsive Charlotte heads her horses straight out of town.
"I wanted to like it"
When Laura Bush moved into the White House on January 20, 2001, everyone wanted to know what kind of first lady she would be. Would she be like Mamie Eisenhower? Would she follow in Barbara Bush's footsteps? Would she be another Hillary Clinton?
"It was such a pleasure to meet Laura Bush"