Meet Jonathan Quinn: a freelance operative with a take-no-prisoners style and the heart of a loner. His job? Professional "cleaner". Nothing too violent, just disposing of bodies. But his latest assignment will change everything. The job seemed simple enough: investigating a suspicious case of arson. But when a dead body turns up, and Quinn's handlers at "the Office" turn strangely silent, he knows he's in over his head. With only a handful of clues, Quinn struggles to find out why someone wants him dead.
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There is something very special about Agnès Morel. A quiet presence in the small French town of Chartres, she can be found cleaning the famed medieval cathedral each morning and doing odd jobs for the townspeople. No one knows where she came from or why. Not Abbé Paul, who discovered her one morning 20 years ago, sleeping on the north porch, and not Alain Fleury, the irreverent young restorer who works alongside her each day - and whose attention she catches with her tawny eyes and elusive manner. She has transformed each of their lives in her own subtle way, yet no one suspects the dark secret Agnès is hiding.
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This episode of the Adventures of Nero Wolfe first aired on November 17, 1950.
On today's show, Susie talks with Jennifer Palais about how to de-clutter more than just your old yearbooks and scrapbooks. Palais helps organize people's love lives - not just where to put the lube and ropes, but how to bid adieu to the painful remnants of a broken love affair. Do you have mementos from a past relationship that you can't throw away? Susie describes some of her own challenges with sexy stuff that is too good to let go.
Air pollution has been a growing public concern globally. It affects everyone regardless of socioeconomic class. Due to the harmful effects that air pollution provides, extensive prevent strategies have already been implemented in various countries around the world in an effort to minimize, if not completely prevent, air pollution. This book tackles some of the most effective ways for individuals to help in having a fresher and cleaner air to breathe.
NiaMora, is destined to die - tonight. Severin, a harbinger of death, has already arrived to bear witness. But he'll defy his duty. He won't stand by and watch, not when NiaMora may be his people's last hope for survival. Zan Wynn cares nothing for Severin's heroic delusions. The Fae-tech mogul has "spies" on NiaMora and her aftermath cleaner team. He wants her for reasons of his own, and as the quintessential bad boy - some might say bad guy - he can't be bothered to play fair.
Scarlet Feather is set in contemporary Dublin, and is the story of Cathy Scarlet and Tom Feather, who go into business together as caterers. Tom is the son of a builder and his fanatically devout wife, both of whom are disappointed that he hasn't joined the family building firm. Cathy's father is an inveterately optimistic gambler on the horses, and her mother, Lizzie, is a domestic cleaner.
Hear comedian Joe List perform standup comedy from his album, So Far No Good, recorded at Skyline Comedy Café in 2010.
Paula Spencer begins on the eve of Paula's 48th birthday. She hasn't had a drink for four months and five days. Her youngest children, Jack and Leanne, are still living with her. They're grand kids, but she worries about Leanne.