Set in the 19th century, Isabel Miller's classic lesbian novel traces the relationship between Patience White and Sarah Dowling, whose romantic bond does not sit well with their puritanical New England community. In addition to being an inspiring love story, the audiobook for Patience and Sarah is an ideal listen for young-adult audiences. It is a story that shows how irrelevant race, religion, and gender are to love and that loving and being loved are what keep us human and sane.
"A beautiful tale blooms with great narration."
Life's been hard for Zeke. Being a punching bag for his alcoholic father has turned him into stone. Not even the dodgy trailer park he lives in can scare him. Fighting is his release and sex, drugs, and his guitar bring him peace, but deep down Zeke isn't quite as hard as he makes himself out to be. When he meets Patience, she finds all his broken pieces and puts him back together. She's a ray of light in his shadowed life and the last thing he wants to do is bring her into his dark world.
"Truly a love story."
Sometimes happy endings are just the beginning of an even harder road. Although her aunt and sister believe she should get help to deal with her past demons, Patience believes the only thing she needs is Zeke. When he comes back into her world, her life couldn't be more perfect. Except old demons pick the worst time to surface, and once again their happiness is threatened. Help was never a necessity, but Patience finds out that love isn't always all you need. Zeke's dealt with a lot in his life, but nothing could prepare him for watching the person he loves fall apart.
Set once again in Sicily, The Patience of the Spider pits Inspector Montalbano against his greatest foe yet: the weight of his own years. Still recovering from the gunshot wound he suffered in Rounding the Mark, he must overcome self-imposed seclusion and waxing self-doubt to penetrate a web of hatred and secrets in pursuit of the strangest culprit he’s ever hunted.
"Enjoyable but not up to usual standards."
Frank Schaeffer has a problem with Dawkins, Hitchens, Harris, Dennett, and the rest of the New Atheists—the self-anointed “Brights.” He also has a problem with the Rick Warrens and Tim LaHayes of the world—the religious fundamentalists. The problem is that he doesn’t see much of a difference between the two camps. As Schaeffer puts it, they “often share the same fallacy: truth claims that reek of false certainties.
"A Very Personal Book"
Kit Woodhouse's matchmaking business is such a success, she's expanding to the Highlands of Scotland, where the hot, prosperous, and kilted are anxious to connect. Now, looking to fill her stable with eligible bachelors, Kit's arrived in Gandiegow to recruit potential Real Men of Scotland. It's not until she meets her tour guide that she discovers just how real they can be. With his sexy grin, jeans, and black wellies, Ramsay Armstrong is an unpolished hulk of a Scottish fisherman - and a skeptic when it comes to romance.
Sixteen-year-old Rebekah Silver is your average teenager living in Southern California. She worries only about learning her cheerleading routines and passing her math test. But as world dictators rise to power and devastating disasters claim millions of lives she is inspired to search for answers. Becky soon discovers her world is quickly coming to an end, just as it was prophesied. Now she must decide whether to risk her life to follow the laws of God or surrender her soul to the law of man in this action-packed thriller. Will Becky survive?
"LOVED it! Awesome story and narration."
Years after his discharge from the Marines under "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," Cody Culver lives in a PTSD-induced world all his own.When Eli asks former Marine Brick Hunter to help, Brick isn't sure he wants to get involved. But Brick has worked through his own PTSD, and like it or not, he owes Eli a favor. With Cody struggling to rejoin the real world and Brick agreeing to take him in, they discover they have more in common than either of them thought possible.
"No depth to characters."
When her father is injured in an accident, Edinburgh engineer Pippa McDonnell comes home to Gandiegow to take over the family business, the North Sea Valve Company. Now she's working overtime trying to fix NSV's finances and find the cash to get her father proper medical care. One possibility is to accept a partnership with MTech, an American firm desperate to get their hands on her da's innovative valve design.
"Kilts and quilts wilt"
Honey Driver runs a hotel in Bath. As boss, she's in charge one day and washing dishes the next -mundane, safe, boring. Then, one day, things change when she lands the job of liaising with the police on behalf of the Bath Hotels' Association.
Notice that being with people who complain or rant a lot tends to make you feel bad, even though you're not exactly experiencing what they're going through - that's the law of attraction working its magic. When you focus on negative stuff, then more negative stuff will happen to you. On the other hand, when you focus on positive stuff, then more positive stuff will happen to you. Fortunately, there is a way to manipulate the law of attraction and make it work for you: by changing your beliefs using the power of positive affirmation.
Life isn't going as planned, and Sadie Middleton is rethinking her whole future. Thankfully, one thing is staying the same: She's able to share her love of quilting with her grandmother, Gigi. The two of them enter a contest and win an all-expenses-paid trip to the Kilts and Quilts retreat in the Scottish Highlands. But their victory turns hollow when Gigi passes away before they can go. Sadie is grief stricken, but her brother convinces her to take the trip to Gandiegow anyway.
"Great feel good Scottish romance!"
An unidentified woman’s body is found in a remote garden in Kent. With the owners not in residence, the only people with legitimate access are the caretaker, Johnny, and landscape gardeners Adam Sarjeant and his employer, Mog. Afraid of her son falling under suspicion, Libby Sarjeant, with her friend Fran, are determined to find the murderer, with or without the assistance of the police in the person of Chief Detective Inspector Ian Connell.
Being a parent is tough. Why not make it a little easier? Motivational Hypnotherapy's Joel Thielke is a world-renowned hypnotherapist and author who has helped millions of people worldwide. This powerful hypnosis program for patient and positive parenting will help give you tools to manage stress better and create a positive, calm mind-set for any situation.
In Triumph Dr. Eric Shoars will show you that it's not too late to accomplish what you've always wanted in life and will give you practical strategies on how to bridge the gap from where you are now to where you want to be. Triumph is not a touchy-feely, walk-over-hot coals, "if you can dream it you can do it" book. Instead it's a call to action that will help you retrace your steps back through life to show you where your life got off track and how to get yourself back on the path you intended all those years ago.
"A Book That Will Compel You To Want To Change..."
When a video of her calling happily ever after "a foolish fantasy" goes viral, marriage therapist Emma Castle is out of a job - and off to Scotland. The tiny town of Gandiegow is the perfect place to ride out the media storm and to catch up with her childhood friend, Claire. But also in Gandiegow is the one man she hoped never to see again. She's successfully avoided Gabriel MacGregor since Claire and Dominic's wedding, only to find that he's now the village doctor - and just as tall, dark, and devilish as ever.
"Wonderful series is even better in audio!"
The eleventh book in the Libby Sarjeant series of British murder mysteries which features a retired actress as the female sleuth and is based in the picturesque village of Steeple Martin. Libby Sarjeant is invited to look into the provenance of a jewelled Anglo-Saxon reliquary which has appeared on a website. The nuns at St Eldreda's Abbey are curious, as it apparently contains a relic of St Eldreda herself.
"Not so much a cozy as a good sedative"
Bella Morleigh is astonished when she is left a derelict theatre by her Aunt Maria, a relative she didn't even know existed. The Alexandria theatre has been in the family for years, and Aunt Maria was determined that it should stay that way. However, when Bella visits the place for the first time she finds more than she bargained for: a dead boy. Inspector Connell advises her to call in the help of local psychic Fran Castle.
A BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of Henry Fielding's rollicking comic masterpiece. Found one evening in the bed of the rich and benevolent Mr Allworthy, baby Tom grows up in the guardianship of the kindly squire. He develops into a good-hearted fellow who is nonetheless resented by Allworthy's mean-natured heir and nephew, Blifil. Tom's naive inability to resist a pretty face lands him in hot water when the gamekeeper's daughter declares herself pregnant.
"Not like the book but entertaining!"
The Courage to Change, The Patience to Grow (Four essential skills for Personal Freedom) will help you develop realistic and positive attitudes in a way that is powerful, enjoyable and rewarding. It does this by giving you four simple, imaginative, empowering skills that use your memory, imagination and internal resources.