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"
"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"
Michelle Obama is unlike any other First Lady in American History. From her first moments on the public stage, she has challenged traditional American notions about what it means to be beautiful, to be strong, to be fashion-conscious, to be healthy, to be First Mom, to be a caretaker and hostess, and to be partner to the most powerful man in the world. What is remarkable is that, at 52, she is just getting started.
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.
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.
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"
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.
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.
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.
Lilly Peters was a doctor by day and escort by night. She was on her own at a very young age and had to put herself through medical school, but when her grandmother took ill she needed money for her care. She had heard through the grapevine about being an escort for very rich influential men and jumped at the chance. What she didn't know was how much she would enjoy having sex for money.
This radio dramatization of the classic movie Morroco (which also starred Marlene Dietrich in an Oscar-nominated role) originally aired on June 1, 1936.
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.
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.
Trump’s wife has stayed mostly out of the spotlight since her speech at this year’s Republican National Convention, which included a section taken directly from Michelle Obama’s 2008 convention speech. But on Thursday, she spoke at a campaign rally in Berwyn, Pa., her first solo event of the cycle.
"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.
"'This Was 30 Minutes of Hell for This Young Lady': Unaccompanied Minor Groped on Flight" is from the June 20, 2016, National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Michael E. Miller and narrated by Sam Scholl.
The U.S. Mint is celebrating its 225th anniversary by minting a commemorative coin which depicts Lady Liberty as an African American.
"For the First Time, Lady Liberty Depicted as African American on a Coin" is from the January 13, 2017 Money section of USA Today. It was written by Sean Rossman and narrated by Paige McKinney.
One of this country's leading political satirists dangles before us a tantalizing novel whose protagonist has a great deal in common with a recent First Lady. Beth MacIntyre, First Lady of the United States, has been charged with the murder of her husband, a Presidential Lothario of the first water. She is accused of throwing a historic Paul Revere spittoon during a bedroom spat, putting an unfortunately fatal dent in the President's lust-filled head.
"Buckley has no endgame"