When a young girl is kidnapped, street-smart but damaged ex-cop California "Cal" Corwin is engaged to find and rescue her before murder raises the stakes. As a straightforward case takes unexpected twists, Cal must quell a growing fear that an anguished mother may never see her child again. With a shadowy crime lord lurking behind every unexpected clue, Cal struggles to tie up loose ends before evil claims its next victim.
"great audiobook, pretty good story"
Lisa and Francesca are back with another collection of warm and witty stories that will strike a chord with every woman. This six-book series is among the best reviewed humor books published today and has been compared to the late greats, Erma Bombeck and Nora Ephron. Delia Ephron said of the fifth book in the series, Have a Nice Guilt Trip, "Lisa and Francesca, mother and daughter, bring you the laughter of their lives once again and better than ever."
"Love, love, love"
A murder in San Francisco's Tenderloin District is nothing new, but when ex-cop and P.I. Cal Corwin stumbles across the body of a witness she needs to find a runaway teenager, she finds the two cases inextricably entwined - and time is running out. Set against the rich backdrop of the San Francisco Bay Area, Cal Corwin stories brim with intrigue and fully fleshed characters from cops and criminals to hit men, oddball family, and unexpected allies.
"Love this character"
When a blackmailed drag queen walks into Cal Corwin's P. I. agency, she quickly throws herself into the investigation, but with each new clue she finds the case gets murkier, its web of lies more tangled. When murder rears its ugly head, it becomes clear more is at stake than money, and Cal must watch her own back even as she tries to find the culprit.
"Mickey Spillane would have liked this."
Allison Lopez is not your everyday Psychic Hotline operator. She's a real psychic with real abilities that seem to grow daily, thanks to her close association with an immortal friend. Now, as her abilities continue to grow, Allison meets a very strange woman who reveals a starling secret to her. Life, for Allison Lopez, is about to get even stranger... and more fantastic.
"Unusual world and lovable main character"
Just in time for Christmas comes a collection of the very best holiday essays from the best-selling mother/daughter writing duo. Whether they're shopping for matching reindeer dog sweaters or having second helpings of egg nogg, Lisa Scottoline and Francesca Serritella will keep you warm with their humor and heart. So give yourself some holiday cheer in the midst of all the shopping, cooking, wrapping, and baking madness.… You deserve to get a little Happy and Merry!
"Essays Give New Meaning to Holidays"
It was one of the scariest things I'd ever done: walking out on stage, opening my mouth, and singing for everyone at that wedding to hear. Because I'm awkward. I always mess things up, I forget my lyrics, and guaranteed, I'll do something weird. I'm a nerd, a lab assistant. Not a pop star. But that night, I met someone who changed my life forever. Kale McCain. World-famous model, ladies' man, not a flaw to him. And the most unexpected thing happened - sparks flew.
The unstoppable, irreverent mother-daughter team presents a new collection of funny stories and true confessions that every woman can relate to. From identity theft to the hazards of bicycling to college reunions and eating on the beach, Lisa and Francesca tackle the quirks, absurdities, and wonders of everyday life with wit and warmth.
After a woman is found dead in Cal Corwin's car, and police detectives come knocking at her door, the case turns far more personal than it first seemed. As the ghosts of past cases rear their ugly heads, not only must she find out who murdered the victim, but why. Teasing the answers out soon reveals the disturbing question: Who is the hunter, and who hunted?
"The New is Fading"
Le Audioricette sono un nuovo modo per scoprire e approfondire la preparazione, le caratteristiche e la storia dei tuoi piatti preferiti. Ogni audiobook contiene la spiegazione passo passo di tre semplici e gustose ricette per stuzzicare la tua fantasia in cucina, e una ricca e approfondita sezione sulla storia e le caratteristiche dei piatti. La pizza e la focaccia sono tra i cibi più appetitosi e apprezzati da tutti, in ogni angolo del pianeta, da grandi e piccoli.
Considerato da molti la testimonianza più completa e importante sullo stretto rapporto esistente tra cibo e salute, The China Study è anche la ricerca più esemplare sulle abitudini alimentari, la dieta e le malattie effettuata sugli esseri umani. Lo studio in particolare contrappone la realtà statunitense con quella delle popolazioni più povere della Cina rurale.
At last, together in one collection, are Lisa Scottoline's wildly popular Philadelphia Inquirer columns. In her column, Lisa lets her hair down, roots and all, to show the humorous side of life from a woman's perspective. The Sunday column debuted in 2007 and on the day it started, Lisa wrote, "I write novels, so I usually have 100,000 words to tell a story. In a column there's only 700 words. I can barely say hello in 700 words. I'm Italian." The column gained momentum and popularity.
"Not sure why I didn't love it."
Internationally renowned actor Geraint Wyn Davies performs Dylan Thomas’ best-known and most beloved poems: “Fern Hill,” “Death Shall Have No Dominion,” and the eternal, “Do Not Go Gentle.” Also included are complete (and abridged) performances of the best selling "A Child’s Christmas in Wales" and "A Visit to Grandpa’s."
Così come un regime alimentare sbagliato può indebolire il nostro cuore e tappare le nostre arterie, mangiare male può letteralmente distruggere il nostro organo primario, il cervello, quello da cui parte ogni input e che comanda la nostra vita. Il destino del nostro cervello, infatti, come molte ricerche hanno dimostrato, dipende innanzitutto da cosa scegliamo di mettere in tavola.
Lisa Scottoline and Francesca Serritella are back with another collection of warm and witty stories that will strike a chord with every woman. This four-book series is among the best-reviewed humor books published today and has been compared to the late greats Erma Bombeck and Nora Ephron. This fourth volume, Have a Nice Guilt Trip, maintains the same sterling standard of humor and poignancy as Lisa and Francesca continue on the road of life, acquiring men and puppies.
"Just what we needed"
A collection of six supernatural stories by international bestselling author and Stoker Award finalist Scott Nicholson, including "Homecoming," "The Three-Dollar Corpse" and "She Climbs a Winding Stair."
"Very Well Written"
If you grow up in a world where wrinkles are practically illegal, going bald is cause for a mental breakdown, and women over size zero are encouraged to shoot themselves (immediately), what the hell do you do if you're, gasp... disabled? Whatever body you’re born into, the pressure to be normal is everywhere. But have you ever met a normal person? What do they look like? Where do they live? What do they eat for breakfast? And what the **** does normal mean anyway?
The author of the critically acclaimed Half of a Yellow Sun and Purple Hibiscus presents her newest novel Americanah, a story of love and race centered around a young man and woman from Nigeria facing challenges in the countries they come to call home.
"Not a reading of the book."
Elle Chambers is Edinburgh's hardest working insurance investigator, and one who solves cases using unconventional means. Supernatural means. Elle is a witch - and a damn good one, too. Assigned back-to-back cases, Elle must first find a missing bad boy who might or might not be a werewolf. Next, a simple missing artwork case turns out to be not so simple. What Elle is about to discover will change her life forever...and open her heart to the possibility of love.
"New Twist on a Familiar Creature"
New York Times best-selling author Lisa Scottoline and her daughter Francesca Serritella are the best of friends - 99.9% of the time. They’re number one on each other’s speed dial and they tell each other everything - well, almost everything. They share shoes and clothes - except one very special green jacket, which almost caused a catfight. In other words, they’re just like every mother and daughter in the world. Best friends, and occasional enemies. Now they’re dishing about it all....