When a young college student visits an animal emergency clinic during his summer vacation, he's captivated by what he sees and vows to become a veterinarian himself. Thus begins a four-year odyssey of mastering the art and science of healing our four-legged companions. Helping to ease the burden of the constant work and fatigue is the relationship he forms with his new classmates, and a budding romance with one special girl on campus. His adventures - and humorous misadventures - will keep every reader chilled, thrilled, and chuckling out loud.
"Following in James Herriot's footsteps"
A gripping BBC Radio 4 drama about King George VI's struggle to overcome his stammer and his close working relationship with his speech therapist.It is Coronation Day, 1937. As the country celebrates, the new monarch must face one of the most difficult challenges he has ever encountered: the dreaded BBC Radio Broadcast to the Nation. Only one man can prepare the terrified King for his ordeal at the microphone - Australian speech therapist Lionel Logue.
A spacefaring horde of carnivorous crab-like aliens known as the Knackers is advancing toward the human core worlds, decimating outlying systems as they go. When the invaders approach Eden, one of the most beautiful and populous planets in the Human Federation, it is up to SpaceForce to make a stand. In the skies over Eden, the battle rages - and one war-weary fighter, Major Simon Roy, falls to ground in his wounded ship. There he takes refuge with a brave family of farmers living peacefully.