Joanne Taylor - former TV Diva - is on the verge of her 50-something birthday, seriously single, 'hot-flushing' and about to make some drastic changes in her life. Pulling Faces is an acerbic, topical comedy about society’s obsession with youth, beauty and transformation. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Louise Jameson, Helen Goldwyn, David Warwick, Mandi Symonds, Colin Baker, Nigel Fairs, Suzanne Procter. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/bgfn/000017/bk_bgfn_000017_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Free-spirited Elizabeth Foster turned her back on her father's photography business to pursue musical theater, but a career on the stage remains second to a career behind the camera. The possibility of a one-show contract means she's a few weeks from unemployment forcing her home, and her dreams of pursuing professional photography reemerge. With photography and theater opportunities unfolding before her, Elizabeth faces her biggest challenge yet - listening to her heart. Meanwhile, sought-after photographer Ryan Callahan has put his career on hold to help his sister's family, but the promise of a bigger assignment could lure him away so he can begin building a family of his own. With professional opportunities and personal obligations pulling at him, Ryan faces his toughest challenge - balancing family, relationships, and work. If given the choice, what dreams would develop for Elizabeth and Ryan? And will they learn to trust each other enough to focus on love? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Steven A. Gannett. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/116127/bk_acx0_116127_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In Bitterly Bay, Spangles McNasty has decided to spend his summer doing what he loves most: shouting at babies, pulling faces at old ladies and, best of all, collecting other people's spangly things! Convinced that goldfish are made of gold and grow to the size of whales, Spangles and his friend Sausage-face Pete decide to find the great Fish of Gold. They'll be rich forever! Only young Freddie Taylor can stop Spangles' dastardly plan in a tale full of time-travelling Jet Skis and haunted custard. It is a tale so odd, your mind cogs will jam with happiness for ever after! 1. Language: English. Narrator: Alex Wingfield. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/oakh/000720/bk_oakh_000720_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
An ancient religion grotesquely modernized, The Purpose, deifies children for their deformities - a beautiful girl with three arms, a brave boy with one eye...the exceptional list goes on. Painted and costumed, they are worshiped on stage. Shy and exposed, they are ridiculed in the streets, often by the same faces. Glorious or repulsive? Gods or freaks? How deep will the identity divide be dredged, and to which side will the truth finally tip? Out of the city, through strange forests and dark dreams, we follow six young friends as they chase their answer. Lightning-lit and pulling moon into mountain, it awaits them at the top of the world. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Michael Crouch. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/081799/bk_acx0_081799_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
How would you stop the most feared bully in school from humiliating your new best friend?An impulsive 11-year-old boy named Alex Thomas has a simple solution: you hurl your leftover pizza at him. Although it does mean he will have to spend the sixth grade finding clever ways to escape a vengeful bully. Alex soon discovers that hiding in the boy’s bathroom, stinking up the cafeteria, pulling the fire alarm, and running away are not the answers. When he finds himself standing with no clothes on in front of the entire school, Alex quickly realizes things have gotten way out of hand. With help from his brother, and a calculated plan in place, Alex faces his greatest fear...and finally solves Damian Dermite. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Amy Franco. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/172488/bk_acx0_172488_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Meet Amy Winter: Detective Inspector, daughter of a serial killer.DI Amy Winter is hoping to follow in the footsteps of her highly respected police officer father. But when a letter arrives from the prison cell of Lillian Grimes, one half of a notorious husband-and-wife serial-killer team, it contains a revelation that will tear her life apart.Responsible for a string of heinous killings decades ago, Lillian is pure evil. A psychopathic murderer. And Amy’s biological mother. Now, she is ready to reveal the location of three of her victims - but only if Amy plays along with her twisted game.While her fellow detectives frantically search for a young girl taken from her mother’s doorstep, Amy must confront her own dark past. Haunted by blurred memories of a sister who sacrificed herself to save her, Amy faces a race against time to uncover the missing bodies.But what if, from behind bars, Grimes has been pulling the strings even tighter than Amy thought? And can she overcome her demons to prevent another murder? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Elizabeth Knowelden. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/brll/010941/bk_brll_010941_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The complete "box set" of T. H. White's epic fantasy novel of the Arthurian legend. The novel is made up of five parts: "The Sword in the Stone", "The Witch in the Wood", "The Ill-Made Knight", "The Candle in the Wind", and "The Book of Merlyn". Merlyn instructs the Wart (Arthur) and his brother, Sir Kay, in the ways of the world. One of them will need it: the king has died, leaving no heir, and a rightful one must be found by pulling a sword from an anvil resting on a stone. In the second and third parts of the novel, Arthur has become king and the kingdom is threatened from the north. In the final two books, the ageing king faces his greatest challenge, when his own son threatens to overthrow him. In "The Book of Merlyn", Arthur's tutor Merlyn reappears and teaches him that, even in the face of apparent ruin, there is hope. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Neville Jason. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/naxo/000662/bk_naxo_000662_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This audiobook bundle includes the entire Love’s Pride series - four complete novels.Four men, home from war, thrust into positions of power. Four young women, alone, innocent, pulled into the world of upper British society.The Reluctant DukePassion is pushing them together. Society is pulling them apart. She can't become his wife and won't become his mistress. The last thing wounded veteran Major Thomas Marshal wanted was a title. It wasn’t supposed to happen. But duty has a way of pulling a man into things he doesn’t want and away from the things he needs.The only thing Miss Guinevere Harding needs is a safe place to hide. A job as the downstairs maid at Brookshire is the perfect refuge from a frightening past. Or at least it was until the arrival of the new Duke.The Viscount’s BrideMiss Caroline Jennings has lost everything. Her home, her father, and any chance of happiness. What is more? If her father’s secret is exposed, she will be known as the daughter of a traitor.Surely, life cannot get much worse. When a carriage accident throws her into the river - fitting punishment for her father’s crimes - she is tempted to allow herself to succumb. It is only the thought of her two younger sisters and the strong arms of her rescuer that keep her among the living.Viscount Beachmont is an ex-soldier and one of the richest men in Britain. A classic hero if she’d ever seen one. Big, strong, and commanding. Any woman’s heart would flutter like hers to be saved by him. His heroics unfortunately have saved her for a life of loneliness and want. However, when he offers her a marriage of convenience it seems the perfect solution to regain her life. The only danger she faces now is the possibility of losing her heart.The Earl’s RegretOnly his love can save her. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Johanna Oosterwyk. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/120572/bk_acx0_120572_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
New York Times best-selling author Tracy Whitney - Sidney Sheldon's most popular and enduring heroine - is back again in the sensational and gripping follow-up to Chasing Tomorrow. Once upon a time, Tracy Whitney was one of the best thieves in the business. Then she settled down, had a baby, and planned to spend the rest of her days quietly, living anonymously, devoted to her son. But tragic news has forced Tracy to face her greatest nightmare. Now, with nothing left to protect, she returns to the hunt - and she's more dangerous than ever. Tracy is not the only woman with a dark and dangerous past. The world faces a new terror threat from a group of global hackers intent on the collapse of capitalism and private wealth and the creation of a new world order. When this group turn to violence, with deadly effect, the mysterious woman pulling their strings becomes the CIA's public enemy number one. Only one clever and ruthless woman is capable of tracking down the terrorist: Tracy. But as Tracy discovers, the truth proves as elusive as her target. Hampered by corruption and enemies masked as allies, Tracy will be pushed to the brink, where she must face her darkest demons. But just how reckless will a person become when she has nothing left to lose? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Michael Kramer. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/hcuk/002233/bk_hcuk_002233_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.