Jonathan Garrett lost everything. He and his two best friends, Caleb and Aryl, operated one of the top brokerages in New York City when the unthinkable happened; the stock market crash of '29. And now, with nothing but the clothes on their backs, these men must start over. But starting over has never been more difficult. The jobs become fewer and danger lurks around every corner. And then when a business rival threatens their existence, despair looms overhead as the men struggle to find a way out.
"This is not historical fiction!"
Lady Eilis Dunbarton's life undergoes a drastic change with the death of her cousin, Agnes. Now she's faced with the disagreeable prospect of marrying the man who was to be her cousin's husband. Not by a change of contract, though. Instead, by deceit - pretending to be her cousin. But if her husband-to-be discovers she's not really Agnes, her life is forfeit. So what choice does Eilis have but to flee? When Laird James MacNeill's clan rescues a half-drowned lass from the sea, there is speculation she is of the enemy clan, especially since she doesn't remember her own name.
"Simple Sweet Highland Story"
For Manannán mac Lir, a musician and Celtic demigod, life had become a blur of post-gig parties, expensive whisky, and cheap sex. And then the baby almost died - a baby he had sworn to protect. On the hunt for the would-be killer, Mac finds Artemis Black, a stunningly dangerous woman who's inexplicably able to intertwine life magic with death magic. For the safety of his people, he should destroy her. But the aching vulnerability in her eyes calls to him.
Countess Anice vows to flee the amorous advances of King Henry I, and return to her home in the Highlands, where she hopes to find a laird to wed. Highlander Laird Malcolm MacNeill, seeking an English bride, becomes entangled with the Scottish lass while trying to find out why her staff has vanished.
"Could have been good but......"
Alexander MacKenna has one month to convince Melissa they are destined for each other. She's an American tourist who just happened to stumble into a Celtic Warrior Reality Game. Melissa is certain she has stepped through the magical mist of Scotland - to go back in time. He captures her heart from the first moment they look at each other. For Alexander's six brothers, it's a game of deception as they convince Melissa she is in the 18th century.
"A book for insomniacs cause it'll put you to sleep"
August Grayson has secretly dreamt of the girl living on his family's Irish estate since childhoods spent together in Killarney. Now a proper Lord of the British Empire, he knows that Maeve could never be more than just a distant fantasy. Still, if only.... Maeve O'Connor owns nothing in this world but her good name, which proves just enough to win a proposal for a marriage of convenience to a good, Irish lad. Until the wedding, however, she's in dire straits. Rent on the cottage she and her father share is due, but there simply isn't the money to pay.
"Don't Miss This Book"
The recollections of Bridget Knight's upbringing in a poverty stricken family in a claustrophobic small southern Irish town, with her eventual escape to prosperous England. Looking back I do not think that childhood should be that traumatic and painful with so many miserable observations. The first few years of Bridget's life in an uncompassionate town now seemed to belong to the lost child.
"A very touching story"
Short Stories from 1929 is the first set of short stories woven from the threads of the novel 1929. More than 40 years after the Great Crash, Maura gathers friends and family for an evening of storytelling. From the tales she crafts a book for Jonathan, who has suffered a stroke and is now bedridden. Loved ones narrate accounts from long ago, moments mentioned but never fully explained in the novel 1929, by M.L. Gardner.
Recruited by an ancient race, a group of people from Earth colonize the lovely planet Ose in a far corner of the galaxy. Thirty-two years after the Founders settle the unanticipated happens. A small asteroid hits on the edge of the continent instantly throwing them into a "nuclear winter" weather pattern. Struggling to survive, the young culture slips ever nearer to a survival-of-the-fittest world. In this climate of hardship, Marisily comes of age. She flees for her life after watching her mother die. Unexpectedly, she discovers the cave in which she seeks refuge was a hidden Ancient's shelter and the secrets within it reveal that she is a sage.
"Not my cup of tea"
Shasha and Percy had no reason to be friends, but a day saved brought them together. Now Percy's ambition brings about more trouble than either of them can handle alone. Best effort and good intentions go miles but only as a pair can they face the troubles to come. Without magic, weapon, or common sense Percy has nothing but Chutzpah to attempt to keep Shasha by his side to save both their hides from a threat that has followed them from the first.
"A Smart Fantasy"
A virulent disease sweeps through the Sawblen Province. The source is unknown. As hundreds fall victim, the healers race to contain it and find a cure before it engulfs the realm, but a would-be healer complicates the situation by concocting dangerous drugs. While the officials are distracted, a counterfeiter takes advantage of the events. Credentials and money are faked, putting several lives in peril and resulting in deaths.
"Giant leap forward"
While Princess Aowyn's six brothers are favored by their father, Aowyn is the jewel in her mother's crown. When the queen dies, Aowyn takes a vow to protect her brothers and father from the hungry eyes of the queen's handmaiden, Ciatlllait - who is more than what she seems.
Erin's parents are murdered and she can sense that same malevolent energy hunting her down. With little time to grieve, Erin is forced into hiding and discovers an unusual ability she's never had before - she can talk to animals! With the help of her new found animal companions, she eludes the killer. Disguising herself as a boy, she joins the Autumn Gathering and is able to concentrate on the questions she needs to solve: Who killed her parents? Why are they trying to kill her, too?
The world, the universe you see around you, is not reality. There is a hidden war between good and evil that has waged since the beginning of time. Evil is winning the war. The very existence of humanity is and always has been the focal point and the prize. The prelude to the final battle begins now.
"Great Narration! "
Four hundred years ago, 10 convicted witches were hanged on Gallows Hill. Now they are back...for vengeance. Laura Phillips’ grief at her husband’s sudden death shows no sign of passing. Even sleep brings her no peace. She experiences vivid, disturbing dreams of a dark, brooding hill and a man—somehow out of time—who seems to know her.
There is a place just beyond the dream world where writers come to play. It is a mythical place located next to the Field of Gathered Imaginations. In the land of Olde Country there resides a shoppe filled with ideas for the masses. But what happens when the ideas run out?
"Entertaining and a pleasant surprise!"
A tale that spans centuries On the planet Ose, Erin and her sage companions have managed to stop their world's destruction. Life is starting to return to normal. Or is it? Artifacts that mysteriously disappeared five centuries before lure people from a lost population. That forgotten incident has unknowingly set in motion events that could mean the death of a sage. With the blizzard of the century whipping through the realm, the dominoes are falling faster. Can the sages overcome deep set prejudices and distrust to prevent war?
Before Bure, Wras, and Targ were caught for the murders of eight people, their killing spree had damaged a delicate balance that the sages fear they can't rectify. With too few sages alive, the planet is beginning to slide back to a primordial state! Earthquakes and storms rock their world as the sages frantically search for answers to fix the problem before they and the planet are destroyed.
There are many ways and means to teach and to learn English often unsuspected by most… which -far from being out of reach- are within grasp of teachers and students… at closer range than most would even imagine…In this audiobook we will look at what learning and teaching comprises and what further means we can implement in our approach to help our learners and trainees improve their learning skills as well as their results.
A mindless journey into a realm where pictures become words and words become the pictures. You will not be able to stop listening or sharing with friends and family.
"Absolutely beautiful and enlightening."