From the cocreator of the landmark series, the story millions of fans have been waiting to get their hands on for 25 long years.
A vastly layered, wide-ranging history that deepens the mysteries of the iconic town in ways that will thrill disciples of the original series and will prep fans for the upcoming SHOWTIME® series like nothing else out there.
"Absolutely great for Peaks fans--but still, buy the book."
Emperor Wray Vasteri was the ruler of the Tornian Empire. His house had ruled the empire ever since the great infection, which struck over 500 years ago, and he feared he would be the last. The number of compatible females was dwindling faster than anyone knew. If they could not find compatible females soon, their entire civilization would cease to exist. It was the reason he agreed to meet with Liron, the emperor in Kaliszian space.
"Why can't all books be this 'Audible'???!!"
Paradise, Massachusetts, is preparing for the summer tourist season when a string of car thefts disturbs what is usually a quiet time in town. In a sudden escalation of violence, the thefts become murder, and chief of police Jesse Stone finds himself facing one of the toughest cases of his career. Pressure from the town politicians only increases when another crime wave puts residents on edge. Jesse confronts a personal dilemma as well: a burgeoning relationship with a young PR executive, whose plans to turn Paradise into a summertime concert destination may have her running afoul of the law.
Felicia Robertson's biological clock was ticking and she had all but given up hope of finding love. She knew her options were limited but that finding a sperm donor was one of them. When a friend of a friend suggested someone suitable to be a donor, it seemed like all of Felicia's dreams would finally be able to come true.
"to much thinking not enough talking"
Twain & Stanley Enter Paradise, by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Oscar Hijuelos, is a luminous work of fiction inspired by the real-life, 37-year friendship between two towering figures of the late 19th century, famed writer and humorist Mark Twain and legendary explorer Sir Henry Morton Stanley.
"Dry, uninteresting and had no excitement in it"
Both science and religion explore aspects of reality, providing "a basis for their mutual interaction as they present their different perspectives onto the one world of existent reality," Polkinghorne argues. In One World he develops his thesis through an examination of the nature of science, the nature of the physical world, the character of theology, and the modes of thought in science and theology. He identifies "points of interaction" and points of potential conflict between science and religion.
"Excellent book - much food for thought"
The fascinating characters that roam across the pages of Emma Donoghue's latest fact-inspired fictions have all gone astray: they are emigrants, runaways, drifters. They cross other borders, too: those of race, law, sex, and sanity. They travel for love or money, incognito or under duress. Donoghue describes the brutal plot hatched by a slave in conjunction with his master's wife to set them both free.
"Outstanding and riveting"
This novel, Robert James Waller's next after his best selling The Bridges of Madison County, is a passionate story of choices and loss and the intense power of instant attraction.
"Great book - Great reader (the author)"
In this book you will find three true accounts of individual's that are, or have suffered from gambling addiction in their family and or life along with important information about this addiction. Jake Ploeth has taken their stories and put it into words for others to read. Problem gambling is a unique type of addiction. Those who are addicted to alcohol or drugs have become dependent upon the substance itself. Sure, there are emotional and behavioral issues as well, but their bodies have become physically dependent upon whatever substance they have become addicted to.
Cooper Krenshaw knows what it's like to feel the bright lights upon him, the sound of the crowd roaring when he walks on stage; after all, he happens to be one of the biggest names in country music at the moment. And he has knowingly just dropped off the grid; the first decision he has made on his own in quite some time. Cooper only thought he was looking for a challenge when he walked off of that concert stage in Chicago. After finding himself in Devil's Bend, Texas, he soon realizes that the dream he's been chasing might not be the one he was after all along.
"Fun and enjoyable"
In this brilliant narrative, Fleischman re-creates the first great battle of the Civil War from the points of view of sixteen different participants. Through an unflinching narrative of the battle of Bull Run, human faces begin to emerge from the faded pages of history. Read by a varied cast of narrators, the characters on both sides spring to vivid life as they share their feelings as the battle of Bull Run rages around them.
Six more episodes of Andy Hamilton's fiendishly funny and award-winning BBC Radio 4 comedy. James Grout, Jimmy Mulville, Robert Duncan, and Andy Hamilton star in six episodes from the third and fourth series of Old Harry's Game, the comedy series set in Hell. Satan may rule the roost, but he's beset by the poor unfortunates condemned to sit out Eternity with him. Amongst them are the Professor, who is convinced that societies evolve and mature until Satan introduces him to Bill Clinton.
"The fun Continues"
First published in monthly parts between October 1846 and April 1848. Mike Walker's adaptation of Charles Dickens's classic tale of family relationships tells the story of Paul Dombey, head of the House of Dombey, who lacks a son and cannot reconcile himself to his only daughter.
An infant is orphaned in the Canadian north. In his teens, he leaves their home to continue schooling at a seminary in the south. The next 30 years of his life are spent in traditional religious vocation. In midlife, upon his adoptive father's death, he returns to the cabin of his childhood and discovers a series of letters written by his great-grandfather, Minominike. This is a novel that pierces the core of humanity's longing for inner peace and opens the simple joy of being to all of us. The letters of Minominike bring insight and encourage us to live in the reality of transcendent love.
As the memoir of an aerobatic master born to fling his body through cloudbanks, Spitfire Wingman from Tennessee offers a unique birds-eye view of events and personalities of WWII and the Cold War. Encounters with Patton, Vandenberg, Yeager, Truman and Nixon are replayed with perception and wit. While jockeying P-40s, P-51s, and P-47s, he was privileged to see the war both from twenty thousand feet and as a Staff Officer at 9th Air Force HQ in Brussels.
"Audio quality is sometimes poor"
We are living in a fast paced world, a consumer society which runs 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year. How often do you get the time to appreciate the love you hold for your friends and family? Are you a happy person? If you were asked to give yourself a score of between zero and 100 as to how happy you are (0 being very unhappy, and 100 being top of the pops) what score would you give yourself right now?
In Parenting Without Regret, Jimmy and Laura Seibert share their story of how God led them to parent with intentionality. They touch on topics that are a common struggle among parents: How do we help our children overcome their insecurities? How do we deal with the challenges of our culture and protect our kids' purity? How do we prepare them for the future? How do we help them develop their own relationship with God and live life on mission?
The fascinating characters that roam across the pages of Emma Donoghue's stories have all gone astray: they are emigrants, runaways, drifters, lovers old and new. They are gold miners and counterfeiters, attorneys and slaves. They cross other borders too: those of race, law, sex, and sanity. They travel for love or money, incognito or under duress. With rich historical detail, the celebrated author of Room takes us from puritan Massachusetts to revolutionary New Jersey, antebellum Louisiana to the Toronto highway, lighting up four centuries of wanderings that have profound echoes in the present.
"Great use of historical fiction"
In the early 1800s, Nicholas, Jessica, and Jon Santa attempt the first human trek to the North Pole and stumble upon an ancient race of people left over from the Ice Age. They are short, fat, and hairy. They slide across the ice on scaly soles and carve their homes in the ice that floats on the Arctic Ocean. The elven are adapted to life in the extreme cold. They are as wise as they are ancient. Their scientific advancements have yielded great inventions - time-stopping devices and gravitational spheres that build living snowmen and genetically-modified reindeer that leap great distances.
Daniel Donatelli's literary debut, Music Made by Bears, combines beautifully written prose with a multilayered, thematic story that challenges readers to reflect on the meaning, purpose, and depth of life. A seemingly endless canvas of descriptive natural imagery provides the setting for this linguistically melodic novel, which takes place in an isolated religious community whose long-sought seclusion and harmony are disrupted by the arrival of two mirrored opposites - one invited, and one not.