Fifteen minutes is all the Rewind Agency gives a person when they travel to the past, but for Lara Crane it's enough for her to race through the city, find her mother, and stop her from being killed in a mugging that happened over 10 years ago. But the story she's been told all her life is a lie. When Lara takes a bullet meant for her mother, her future changes forever. A new house, new friends, and a new boyfriend turns Lara's life upside down.
"Worst narration I've heard to date."
Lara Crane is stuck in her mind, in an indefinite stream of timelines where her life is perfect, just the way she wants it to be. But it's not real. It's all made up to give those who want to use time travel for their own personal ambitions. To give time to finish their experiments and turn Lara into a deadly time travel assassin.
"good second book"
Life was easier in the cage, now Lara Crane's life is under a microscope. She thought she was out, ready for a normal life, but with the Feds' endless questions and tests, Lara realizes she might never be free. Things would be worse if not for Donovan. They promise to ride it out together as Lara is fitted with a time travel restraint, designed to not only stop her, but to save her life as her mind spirals out of control. No more second chances. No more time travel to revert everything back the way it was once before.
No one in the small town of Placentia, California is surprised when Benny Needles's house catches fire. The outside hasn't seen a paint brush in years. The inside is stuffed with Dean Martin memorabilia. It would be a simple case of homeowner negligence, except for the body found inside. Under suspicion of both murder and arson, Benny turns to the one person who has always helped him, private investigator Peri Minneopa. Fire investigation isn't on her menu of services, but Peri's weak spot for Benny overrules her reluctance.
When Cora's mother whisks the family away for the summer, Cora must decide between forging her future in the glimmering world of second homes where her parents belong, or getting lost in the bewitching world of the locals and the mystery surrounding a lonely old woman who claims to be a selkie creature - and who probably needs Cora more than anyone else. As the summer wanes, it becomes apparent that Ronan just may hold the answer to Mrs. O'Leary's tragic past-and Cora's future.
"It Happened One Summer!"
The moment twelve-year-old Kelsey and her mother arrive at Freedom Lake, it's obvious that this is not going to be the kind of resort experience Kelsey expected. Or hoped for. A nurse escorts a girl in a strait-jacket out the back door of their cabin and Kelsey's creeped out. The girl begs Kelsey for help. Mrs. A., the woman who runs the resort, apologizes and explains that the girl hasn't been taking her meds. That's when Kelsey learns there's a private school on the property for girls with “special needs.”
"A tweenage mystery ..."
Some secrets should never be revealed.... Brylee Branson begrudgingly made the excruciating move with her family from the warm, sandy beaches of California to small-town living in New Jersey. As if she wasn't miserable enough, they've moved into a creepy, old house that everyone in the area claims is haunted. Brylee dismisses the idea of ghosts and hauntings until she begins to see and hear things that can't be explained....
"OK...awesome read ... loved it. Where is Volume 2?"
Private Investigator Peri Minneopa is hired to investigate a wealthy, possibly cheating wife, but the wife's girlfriends have other ideas. After all, a friend will help you move - a good friend will help you move a body.
"I liked it"
Annie Blake put her life on hold to care for her mother when she was diagnosed with cancer. She didn't consider it a sacrifice as much as a labor of love. But then she learns that her father has done something completely out of character, not to mention criminal, in a misguided attempt to save the life of his wife. Annie realizes she will have to give up more than just a job and an apartment this time. To save him from going to prison, she will have to give up her freedom.
"my first audio book"
In her 16-year-old upscale Charleston, South Carolina life, the biggest problems Emily Amber Ross has had to face run along the lines of designing alternative Halloween costumes, losing five pounds before school pictures, sourcing aromatherapy candles, and finding a bridesmaid dress out of season. Until she hears an old gospel song that leads her to wonder who she really is.
What was supposed to happen: Mandy would land in the Virgin Islands, head to the Revenge Café on St. Thomas, and start living her dream life. She'd begin a new career sharing ownership of the restaurant with her best friend, Chance. She'd break her addiction to therapy cold turkey. And shed let the slow, laid-back pace of island life fix whatever was broken within her. What actually happened: apparently the Revenge Cafe is the "it" place for people dying, let alone dining.
"Prepare to be surprised!"
Fifteen-year-old Skye, the middle child, finds herself wishing for a new life - one that doesn't include daily harassment from the in-crowd at Highland Creek High School. Skye barely survived freshman year. She only did because her best friend, Goose, a semi-popular fellow band geek, was by her side. But when their sophomore year starts, Goose ditches Skye for a new crowd. Cast into a lone existence at Highland Creek, Skye wishes for a touch of extraordinary that everyone, except her, seems to have. Her older sister, Sara Elizabeth, has it. Goose is getting close to it, and even her little sister is wildly popular in junior high. Skye would do almost anything to cast off her ordinary life...but at what price?
"Great Teen Audio Book"
Susan Monroe doesn't ask for much: good grades from her children, a house with room for a pool, to be the best Tupperware party host in New Haven 56. But inside her tranquil 1950s styled community, a monster lurks. A monster that lives inside Susan, and every one of her superficially perfect neighbors, held in check by the oppressive police state that rules over them. Susan happy life is torn apart when her teenage son goes missing the same night an explosion rips apart the community.
While spending summer vacation in a small North Carolina town, 14-year-old Bobbie Farnsworth becomes fast friends with a young girl named Sam. As their friendship grows, Bobbie learns Sam's twin sister, Serena, disappeared without a trace three years prior. Although the authorities believe Serena was kidnapped, Sam is convinced something else happened to her sister; she just doesn't know what.
Last summer ended in disaster for Cora. She scurried home, was terrified of the secrets she'd uncovered and was afraid to be honest with the one person who most deserved it: Rory. But after a grueling year of trying desperately (and unsuccessfully) not to think about what she left behind, Cora finds a surprise on her doorstep.
When Mark and Paula left the Everything For a Dollar store with some figurines, they had no idea that what they were bringing home was about to open the door into other dimensions and would ultimately result in the battle of the ages and the eventual destruction of the Earth. A terrifying glimpse into the realms of parallel dimensions and the powers behind them.
Fourteen-year-olds Serena and J. T. are headed to Cancun, Mexico. They're not traveling together. Not even on the same plane. In fact they haven't met. Yet.
The most heart-wrenching ordeal any one person can endure is a home invasion - especially one which takes your very best friend away from you. Or is it... When the woman next door becomes the victim of a brutal home invasion, Llyssaer's idyllic life is thrown into turmoil. Forced to move to a new town, a new school, she struggles to make friends and adapt to her new life. Worst of all, her best friend, her German Shepherd named Jiminy, died trying to stop the burglars.
When Brea Cass, a young mother, is awakened in the night by the news that her loving husband, Paul, has been shot during a robbery, she is stunned. When she finally emerges from the fog of her life, it dawns on her that something is amiss in the way her husband died. As Brea searches for answers, she discovers things she never knew...and things she's not sure she wants to know.
My parents, Lord and Lady Cromwell, were witches; we lived in a castle in Lincolnshire, England. I remember magic dust of different colors floating in my baby room while flutes played soothing music. Years later my parents and Almani, my 13-year-old sister, went to London to attend a witches gathering but never made it. All magic efforts made by The Pentacle Keeper to find them failed.