Joe King Oliver was one of the NYPD's finest investigators, until, dispatched to arrest a well-heeled car thief, he is framed for assault by his enemies within the NYPD, a charge which lands him in solitary at Rikers Island. A decade later, King is a private detective, running his agency with the help of his teenage daughter, Aja-Denise. Broken by the brutality he suffered and committed in equal measure while behind bars, his work and his daughter are the only light in his solitary life. When he receives a card in the mail from the woman who admits she was paid to frame him those years ago, King realizes that he has no choice.
Walter Mosley is in New York solving 2 crimes and I was engrossed from beginning to end. We got to see the life of police officer King and his family. I totally enjoyed the narration of this title it was so passionate that we as listeners could really get into the story and feel what each character was going through.
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Sarita Saint's first wedding anniversary is spent searching for her husband, Ray. While their marriage may not be picture perfect, Sarita is certain Ray would never leave her. She fears foul play. But the truth is much more mundane yet devastating. He left, without a word, without an explanation.
As the world turns and keeps on turning so does the lives of the characters throughout this trilogy.
Ray made a decisions at an early age and that decision was the catalyst for all things moving forward. But to find out more than twenty years later that possibly the decision made might not have been the right one becomes too much to forget about. But as the reader continues to read you begin to wonder what if it was the right decision but the delivery was off. Ex-Ray is the story of first love, do you remember your first love? Are you both still together?
I'm not going to tell you if Sarita and Ray stayed in love or how their story ends in Book two, but I will say love is a battlefield and a playground.
Ray is Sarita’s first and in a specific way Sarita is his first. Here’s the thing about first loves we'd like to believe, you will always love them, they will stay with you forever; and first love, last love...umm
Robinson did a great job narrating this story of love and the possibility of second chances. The story line flows and the supporting characters help Ray & Sarita advance in the story. It was amazing to hear this author narrate for all characters and pull it off without a hitch. Some books I've listened to a female author was not able to pull off other characters but Robinson did an excellent job and you can tell she enjoyed it.
This is one trilogy I’m totally excited about after reading Book One I couldn’t wait for Book Two, now Book Three com'on..
Are you tired of just going through the motions of the Christian life? Do you feel a tug at your heart to live completely for God - but don't know what the next step is? Lysa TerKeurst invites you to uncover the spiritually exciting life you long for. Fulfillment is closer than you ever thought possible.
I enjoy Audiobooks when narrated by the author, I can feel their passion and excitement and it also drives me.
If you are looking to CLING get intimate with God this listen will place you on that path. I loved the short prayers and the personalization.
The theme of this book is in the title we all know how to make it to church for worship and bible study but learning how to swim deeper Lysa shares her stories of how
Worry, doubt, confusion, depression, anger and feelings of condemnation: all these are attacks on the mind. If readers suffer from negative thoughts, they can take heart! Joyce Meyer has helped millions win these all-important battles. In her most popular best seller ever, the beloved author and minister shows readers how to change their lives by changing their minds. She teaches how to deal with thousands of thoughts that that people think every day and how to focus the mind the way God thinks. And she shares the trials, tragedies, and ultimate victories from her own marriage....
Recently this book kept popping up in my life, first I kept seeing it on Amazon, then when I searched for books about fear this one was in my search results then the Holy Spirit placed it directly in my path no doubt about it, so I said ok Lord You win.
Guess what this is the book I need to read for such a time as this.
A confused mind, doubt, wavering, negative self talk, two minds or double minded this book is for you.
I never would've thought I was amongst the people struggling with negative self talk but here I sit.
Thank you Lord for equipping Mrs. Meyers
God has gone to great lengths to rescue lost and hurting people. That is what The Story is all about - the story of the Bible, God's great love affair with humanity. Condensed into 31 accessible chapters, The Story sweeps you into the unfolding progression of Bible characters and events from Genesis to Revelation. Using the clear, accurate, and easy-to-understand text of the NIV, it allows the stories, poems, and teachings of the Bible to read like a novel.
I was skeptical about this listen, because I thought I would focus more on the thing I am familiar with in the bible instead of the focus being on task with the narrator. I was pleasantly surprised when I was able to stay with the narrator.
I chose this listen because it is my desire to remain in the word and KNOW the story of Jesus. This was a huge help, I heard things I missed while reading.
So glad for this purchase I listen over and over.
Based on her best-selling book The Battle Belongs to the Lord, Joyce Meyer delivers practical advice and biblical wisdom to help you triumph over any obstacle you face. By learning to lean on God's power, you'll be able to leave your fear behind and develop a life-changing sense of confidence. This compact edition is perfect for taking God's assurance with you everywhere you go.
This listen was exactly what I needed for such a time as this. Dread and fear was consuming me it took me reading Isaiah 41:10 every morning and remaining in the word. The message of this title to me was, stand firm in my faith and continue to praise and worship God, He will do the rest.
Have you ever really considered what prayer is and why you pray? Do you understand just how prayer impacts your life? In The Power of Simple Prayer, Joyce Meyer unravels the mystery of talking with God by explaining and exploring the different types of prayer.
Sometimes you can begin a book and immediately know it is not the time in your life to read it. But then you pick up Simple Prayer and you know it's the right book and the right time.
It was a pleasure to hear Mrs. Meyers daughter read this book. I enjoy when family works together in the Kingdom. Her pace and tone was good.
I received soooooo many nuggets from this listen I need a paper copy of the book. From asking God to teach you how to pray to explaining what prayer is Meyers shares her own experiences with prayer and what worked and didn't.
An amazing, resource, tool and a fantastic listen. We really need to KISS
You weren't meant to walk through life alone. God wants to help with every single detail of your life.
It doesn't matter where you are in your walk this one's for you. Meyers takers your from your heart to your relationship and not necessarily in that order.
It's been two years since Johnny Mayfield's murder rocked Amber, Alabama. His death, along with the illicit personal scandals that preceded it, created more drama than the town had ever seen. But now life is back to normal, at least for his widow, Geneva. Or so it seems. Happily remarried, Geneva has to admit her life is better than ever. Her upscale salon is thriving, and she finally has the baby she always wanted.
It was OK, I enjoyed the first in the series much much better, but still worth the listen.
Nothing invigorates the five Carter brothers more than an honest day's work - and the right women to come home to at night. Douglas Carter never expected the summer job he took at the post office 10 years ago to become his career. But now, at 28, he has zero regrets. He's happy to have a regular paycheck, good friends, and a sweet plan for retiring early. If only his cute but oh, so uptight new coworker felt as content as he does.
I am really enjoying the Blue Collar series, everyday folk, everyday activities with a splash of romance and desire.