If life is cheap, how much is love worth? It's 1914, and young Rose Courtenay has a decision to make. Please her wealthy parents by marrying the man of their choice - or play her part in the war effort? After escaping to work in France, she meets Lieutenant Alex Denham, a dark figure from her past. But he's the last man in the world she should get involved with....
In this issue: "Transitions" by Amy Davidson; "Taking Trolls to Court" by Margaret Talbot; "Art Without Walls" by Calvin Tomkins; "The Teacher" by James Wood; and "Wives and Husbands" by Anthony Lane.
The stories for this annual collection of the Mystery Writers of America were selected for their strange and exotic locales. Breathtaking suspense, cold-blooded crime, and challenging twists - set in the four corners of the world - make this recording a chilling audio experience. We suggest you listen with the lights on!
This third and final collection of Classic Ghost Stories contains these chillers: "Mr. Justice Harbottle" by Joseph Sheridan Lefanu; "The Seventh Man" by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch; "Some Haunted Houses" by Ambrose Bierce; "Miss Dulane and My Lord" by Wilkie Collins; and more.
London-based PR consultant Rosie Denham and American IT professor Patrick Riley couldn’t be more different. She’s had a privileged English upbringing. He was raised in poverty in Missouri. Patrick has two kids, a job that means the world to him, and a wife who might decide she wants her husband back. So when Patrick and Rosie fall in love, the prospects don’t seem bright for them. But magic sometimes happens, right?
Cat Aston’s fiancé has done a runner, just before she wins a fairy-tale wedding in a luxury hotel! Adam Lawley was left devastated when his girlfriend turned down his heartfelt proposal. He's made a vow never to fall in love again. So, when Cat and Adam meet, they shouldn't even consider falling in love. But for some reason they can't stop thinking about each other…
"OK .. NOT REALLY RIVETTING"
1931 is the year that changes everything for Daisy Denham. Her family has not long swapped life in India for Dorset, England when she uncovers an old secret. At the same time, she meets Ewan Fraser - a handsome dreamer who wants nothing more than to entertain the world and for Daisy to play his leading lady. Ewan offers love, and a chance to escape with a touring theatre company. But can first love last forever?
It's 1942 when Cassie Taylor reluctantly moves to a Dorset farm to become a land girl. There she meets Robert and Stephen Denham, twins recovering from injuries sustained at Dunkirk. Cassie is instantly drawn to Stephen, but is wary of the more complex Robert, who wants to sack the inexperienced city girl. But Cassie learns quickly, and Robert comes to admire her courage, finding himself deeply attracted to Cassie....
Murder in a Distant Land the stories for this annual collection of the Mystery Writers of America were selected for their strange and exotic locales. Breathtaking suspense, cold-blooded crime, and challenging twists of plot - set in the four corner of the world - make this recording a chilling audio experience. We suggest you listen with the lights on!
"Washington Dramas" by Margaret Talbot; "The Business End of Obamacare" by James Surowiecki; "The Collapse" by James B. Stewart; "The Doctor Is In" by John Seabrook.
"Life and Letters", by Roger Angell; “Zuccotti 101”, by Andrew Marantz; “Second Act”, by Tad Friend; “Delayed Gratification”, by James Surowiecki; "Drug Test", by Ariel Levy; "Stumptown Girl", by Margaret Talbot; and "Battle Stations", by David Denby.
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"It's His BiParty" by Hendrik Hertzberg; "The Ghostwriter" by Jeffrey Toobin; "In Praise of Third Place" by James Surowiecki; "Killing Habeas Corpus" by Jeffrey Toobin; "Borat: The Memo" by George Saunders; "Little Hotties" by Margaret Talbot; and "High Hopes" by Anthony Lane.