Frannie O'Neill is a young and talented veterinarian living in Colorado. Plagued by the mysterious murder of her husband, David, a local doctor, Frannie throws herself into her work. It is not long before another bizarre murder occurs, and Kit Harrison, a troubled and unconventional FBI agent, arrives on her doorstep. Late one night, near the woods of her animal hospital, Frannie stumbles upon a strange, astonishing phenomenon that will change the course of her life forever....
"This story has wings"
Divorced and disillusioned about relationships, Theresa Osborne is jogging when she finds a bottle on the beach. Inside is a letter of love and longing to "Catherine", signed simply "Garrett". Challenged by the mystery and pulled by emotions she doesn't fully understand, Theresa begins a search for this man that will change her life. What happens to her is unexpected, perhaps miraculous - an encounter that embraces all our hopes for finding someone special, for having a love that is timeless and everlasting.
"Awesome book! Totally surprised by the ending."
In The Coming Plague, Laurie Garrett looks deeply into human impact on the environment, and how this could lead to a new danger in the form of deadly viruses.
"It might be too annoying to stand"
In this, Shakespeare's last play, the dark themes of punishment and loss give way to those of forgiveness and new beginnings. The plot involves a shipwreck on a fantastic island where friends reunite, love blooms, and magic reigns.
"Too hard to follow"
Jessie lives with her family in the frontier village of Clifton, Indiana. When diphtheria strikes the village and the children of Clifton start dying, Jessie's mother sends her on a dangerous mission to bring back help. But beyond the walls of Clifton, Jessie discovers a world even more alien and threatening than she could have imagined, and soon she finds her own life in jeopardy. Can she get help before the children of Clifton, and Jessie herself, run out of time?
"How I liked it"
Six Californians join to discuss Jane Austen's novels. Over the six months they meet, marriages are tested, affairs begin, unsuitable arrangements become suitable, and love happens. With her finely sighted eye for the frailties of human behavior and her finely tuned ear for the absurdities of social intercourse, Fowler has never been wittier nor her characters more appealing. The result is a delicious dissection of modern relationships.
"agree with Lisa"
Olson turns her razor sharp vision on the Clintons' shocking excesses in their final days of office: the outrageous pardons to political cronies and friends; the looting of the White House; the executive orders that were sheer abuses of presidential power; the presidential library that is becoming a massive boondoggle of vanity more appropriate for a Third World dictator; and much more.
"My God!!! It's Amazing!!!"
Mary Kay Inc. is one of the best-run and most successful companies in the world. With his unlimited access to its employees and management, Jim Underwood provides insights into a unique and extraordinarily successful business, one founded upon a simple set of powerful principles. These principles have influenced the lives of hundreds of thousands of employees worldwide, and can be applied to the improvement of companies at any size.
Girls will be boys as Shakespeare transplants the sophisticated denizens of the court into the starkly simle Forest of Arden. Witty clowns woo country wenches and philosphers wax melancholic as Rosiland follows her heart and Love conquers everybody!
In this, Shakespeare's most fantastical comedy, the fairy world wreaks havoc with the foolish mortal one as a lover's nightmare melts into an innocent dream. Under the canopy of a moonlit forest, pairs of lovers and five delightfully inept "mechanicals" weave a web of magic.
"Kimberly Schraf gives an excellent performance."
Year after year, climbers return to the world's most difficult mountains. At these places, even the most cautious climber is vulnerable to mistakes, bad weather and bad luck, which often leads to death. This collection offers harrowing accounts of extreme mountaineering and its potentially fatal consequences.
Kiplinger's columnist Kim Lankford has fielded hundreds of questions from readers wondering how to recover from recent market debacles. Rescue Your Financial Life is Lankford's answer, an easy-to-follow, multi-step program for setting new financial goals, getting on course to achieve those goals, and using today's new tools and technologies to make recovery as pain-free as possible.
The Emporor of Rome and the Queen of the Nile as only Shaw could have imagined them! He is a self-doubting cynic who is experiencing a mid-life crisis and she is an imperious and impertinent child on the threshold of womanhood. This recording also includes Shaw's alternate Prologue and his post-text notes.
"Interesting but more head than heart"
This step-by-step guide outlines the necessary preparation and execution you need to know to get a raise, including: salary myths and realities, compensation trends, base pay options, and how to approach your employer. Filled with practical tips, this audiobook will help you identify what you're really worth, clearly communicate that value to your boss, and ultimately improve your financial future.
Author Joanne Watson dreamed of full-time motherhood, but she and her husband, like many couples across America, felt they simply couldn't afford it on his salary alone. Instead of going back to work, she decided to help boost her husband's income...and tripled his earnings!
"How to Help You Help Yourself..."
For millions, the daily shopping experience has devolved from the resonant personal ritual of our memories and dreams to the boring zombie-like process we wander through daily. We're wasting our time and money, at the cost of our patience, good will, and joie de vivre. The new entitlement of discount prices has driven out creative, customer-centric thinking, far more than is commonly believed.
"This opportunity wasted"
"Bernice Bobs Her Hair" and "The Jelly-Bean": Two of Fitzgerald's finest stories of the Jazz Age. The first tells of a young woman who doesn't fit in her cousin's social life, and the second of love and social class.
The twin empires of Egypt and Rome mingle and clash in this towering tragedy. Impulsiveness, passion, mistaken identity and dark humor all color the fascinating dalliance between Antony and Cleopatra, the larger-than-life pair at the center of this play.
Aubrey Wallace is the kind of man no one notices. Dotty Johnson is the kind of woman no one can ignore. One afternoon, they both disappear from the small Vermont town where they live. The next day, 200 miles away, a toddler is snatched from her Massachusetts home. For the next five years, Aubrey, Dotty, and the kidnapped child - bound together by strange love and desperate need - are trapped in a nomadic existence governed by their constant fear of discovery.
A shipwreck separates Viola and her twin brother Sebastian. She lands in the magical and melancholy kingdom of Illyria, where nearly everybody dances some step to the music of Love.