Timothy Schaffert has created his most memorable character yet in Essie, an octogenarian obituary writer for her family’s small town newspaper. When a young country girl is reported to be missing, perhaps whisked away by an itinerant aerial photographer, Essie stumbles onto the story of her life. Or, it all could be simply a hoax, or a delusion, the child and child-thief invented from the desperate imagination of a lonely, lovelorn woman.
Mirron, a strangely reptilian woman who fights as a seasonal mercenary, finds herself thrust into an adventure that was not hers. Trying to make money for her family, she is instead charged as the sole protector of an innocent infant, pursued by a murderous assassin queen and her dangerous husband. Harried at every step, guided by fairies and desperation, Mirron's only hope is to find out why a queen wants to kill an infant, and what she can do to stop it.
When Michael and Cheryl Morse slowly drifted apart amid an empty nest, her diagnosis of multiple sclerosis, his symptoms of PTSD, and the grief of losing their two beloved dogs put down on the same day three years prior, it became apparent their lives were in need of a little joy. Enter an energetic, white ball of fluff known as Mr. Wilson. Mr. Wilson's story begins in Arkansas, where he was left in a leaky, drafty barn for days.
Have a Little Hope is a motivational and inspirational guide to help realign you with your hopes and your dreams. This little audiobook from the Inspirational Books Series will put you back in touch with whatever it is that you hope and dream for in your life today. Because not only will this volume help you get past that rut you've been experiencing in your own life lately, it will help you understand just what it is that's important to you. This audiobook will help you to understand how your own beliefs are either helping or hurting any hopes that you might hold in your heart.
This is a little book of hope - wise, warm suggestions to help us change ourselves to change our world. Listen to it whenever you need some courage, some inspiration, and some peace in your heart. Listen to it when you need an answer to the question, "But what can I do?" This collection of short readings includes stories from East and West, inspiration from Gandhi and the world's saints, and spiritual insights and practical ideas we can adopt today, no matter what our faith, philosophy, or lifestyle.
FBI profiler Yoko Tanaka is in Florida helping the local PD with their "Sandman" case. Three mothers and their daughters have been found murdered in their homes, the mothers brutally stabbed while the little girls have been smothered, posed to look like they're sleeping.
Defying protocol, Yoko makes a detour to entice Jefferson Winter to join the case. All Yoko knows is that he's the only person who can help her before the Sandman claims another two victims....
Gynaecologists Catherine and Reg Hamlin left Australia in 1959 on a short contract to establish a midwifery school in Ethiopia. Almost 50 years later, Catherine is still there, running one of the most outstanding medical programs in the world. Through this work, thousands of women have been able to resume a normal existence after living as outcasts. The Hamlins dedicated their lives to women suffering the catastrophic effects of obstructed labour - a problem easily dealt with in the developed world by assisted delivery or caesarean section, but disastrous without medical intervention.