Mary Higgins Clark sends chills down listeners' spines with the story of Lacey Farrell, a rising star on the Manhattan real estate scene. One day, while showing a luxurious skyline co-op, Lacey is witness to a murder - and to the dying words of the victim.... The dying woman is convinced that the attacker was after her dead daughter's journal - which Lacey gives to the police, but not before making a copy for herself. It's an impulse that later proves nearly fatal.
"Always a great story"
Samantha Parkington is an orphan being raised by her wealthy grandmother at the start of a brand-new century, a time when new ideas and inventions are changing everyone's lives. Samantha's own world is filled with elegance and privilege, but she sees that not everyone's life is changing for the better - especially her friend Nellie, a servant girl who lives next door.
"Enjoyed by boys and girls"
A true story told from the perspectives of two heroes of the legendary Freedom Rides of the early 1960s Civil Rights Movement, this Robert F. Silbert Honor Book is a stunning testament to the struggle for social progress despite deeply entrenched racism in the American South. A vivid narration makes this important and inspiring history come alive for today's readers.
Wynne Elliott is tracking down Cass Claxton, the scoundrel who ran off with her money just before the start of the war and left her standing at the altar. Now that the fighting has ended, Wynne wants her revenge. But she never expects Cass' older brother, the handsome Cole, to steal her heart. Can an obstinate, "addlebrained" Southern belle be a match for this intractable, "pompous idiot" cowboy?
"Cute storyline but narrator ruins it!"
Sisterchicks Down Under transports listeners to New Zealand, where an American finds her world turned upside-down. Kathleen and her husband, Tony, have lived in suburban California for years. When Tony is offered a three-month filming job in Wellington, New Zealand, the couple looks forward to the move. But Kathleen is depressed by their tiny rental apartment in Wellington. Being alone each day while Tony works disheartens her even more. What she needs is a sisterchick.
"Sisterchicks, always a favorite listen!"
Best-selling author Karen Kingsbury delivers another inspiring book in her Treasury of Miracles series. Here, she focuses on the special bonds between friends, and the extraordinary true stories she shares are a testament that God is present in our everyday lives. With God's guidance, we see that good friends never let us down, and often appear just when they are needed most.
Lori Copeland's beloved Men of the Saddle series is a hit with fans of inspirational best-sellers with a western flavor.The Plainsman stars Trey McAllister who's on his way home after fighting in the Civil War. Along the way he makes a fateful stop in Sassy Gap, Louisiana - a town populated by women whose love for God and home-cooked meals is unrivaled. Fighting his desire to get home, he helps the women save their land from an evil entrepreneur.
"an excellent christian book"
At sea, captains need to know their ships’ location at all times or risk crashing into unseen dangers. Since people first took to the seas, the stars have been useful for measuring latitude - or position relative to north and south. But up until the 18th century, there was no accurate way to measure longitude - or position relative to east and west. Countless seamen were lost because they didn’t know they had sailed into dangerous waters. To encourage the invention of an accurate method for measuring longitude, the British monarchy offered the Longitude Prize in 1714.
Rose and her older sister Ivy have always done everything together. When a car accident sends Ivy into a coma, Rose's world is turned upside-down. The doctors recommend that they pull the plug on Ivy, but Rose's mother hasn't been to the hospital since the accident and refuses to make a decision. Rose must learn to cope with life without Ivy.