With no sign of break-ins, it appears that the women let their attacker in willingly.
The evidence starts to point to a shocking suspect: The original suspects are now tech billionaires and Hollywood elite. Red on Red DB 17 hours 10 minutes by Edward Conlon read by Mark Deakins NYPD detectives investigate the hanging suicide of a lonely immigrant in Inwood Hill Park, a serial rapist preying on upper Manhattan, a troubled Catholic schoolgirl who appears in the wrong place with uncanny regularity, and a savage gang war erupting over a case of mistaken identity. So when a man succumbs to complications from being shot by a stray bullet nine years earlier, Bosch catches a case in which the body is still fresh, but all other evidence is virtually nonexistent.
Jude is killed before Parker even starts—so he never realizes the evil his daughter has encountered. Her employers send her to Barbados, but with scant protection and no passport, the island paradise becomes her prison. Then a photograph arrives in her mailbox, igniting an old longing and setting off a chain of events that rocks the foundations of her marriage. But an FBI agent is after him, and Sal really misses his wife and kid.
Run DB 8 hours 44 minutes by Andrew Grant read by Jon Lindstrom Highly successful computer consultant and software designer Marc Bowman walks into his job at a major tech company one morning only to find himself fired on the spot, stonewalled by his boss, and ushered out of the building. Then things get much worse. Angel with a Bullet DB 8 hours 45 minutes by M.
Devil with a Gun DB 7 hours 15 minutes by M. Grant read by Amy Rubinate Investigating a cryptic classified ad, crime-beat journalist Dixie Flynn finds herself entering the seedy realm of a brutal Russian mobster. The Walled City DB 10 hours 31 minutes by Ryan Graudin read by various narrators Trapped in a brothel inside the Walled City for two years, Mei Yee dreams of escape while watching the other girls fail in their attempts.
Meanwhile, Jin Ling lives with street gangs, passing as a boy while searching for her sister Mei Yee. So Grace is thrilled when Beth arrives—she seems the perfect replacement—until things begin to go horribly wrong. The Third Rail DB 7 hours 5 minutes by Michael Harvey read by Stephen Hoye A woman is shot waiting for her train, a second woman gunned down as she rides an elevated train through the Loop. Then a church becomes the target of a chemical weapons attack.
Cynical cop-turned-private-investigator Michael Kelly is there when all hell breaks loose in Chicago. She is rescued by stranger Andre Mandak, who gives her a new identity—but has plans for her skills. She is running with her sixteen-year-old brother, who is following by bike, when she is abducted.
The novel follows each Courtland family member during the next two years. The Golem of Hollywood DB 18 hours 3 minutes by Jonathan Kellerman and Jesse Kellerman read by John Rubinstein Waking up beside a beautiful woman he has no memory of meeting, Detective Jacob Lev investigates a Hollywood Division murder case involving a severed head, an ominous message in Hebrew, and the legend of the Golem of Prague. As the paths of two young drug-circuit antiheroes—student JW and Latino ex-con Jorge—intertwine in Stockholm, they find themselves mercilessly pitted against one another in a world where allegiances are hard-won, revenge is hard-fought, and a way out of it all is even harder to come by.
Ex-con Mahmud, indebted to a Turkish drug lord, agrees to a brutal job. Niklas—a former security contractor in Iraq—metes out his own particular brand of justice after a murder in his Stockholm building. Thomas, the volatile cop investigating the murder, goes off the grid. Her long-absent father dies, she suspects her laid-off husband of infidelity, and now two men—who seem to know everything about her family—are holding the family hostage until they can withdraw all of their money. Ex-homicide detective Frank Quinn is shocked to see one of the dead women in his office.
The Night Spider DB 12 hours 5 minutes by John Lutz read by Scott Brick A serial killer known as the Night Spider murders women while they sleep in their beds behind securely locked doors in high-rise buildings. He leaves his victims wrapped in their bed sheets. The few clues left point to a wall-crawling, glass-cutting predator, who easily eludes the police. Danielle disappeared ten years ago.
Is a copycat repeating the crimes—or has Danielle made a deadly return? Years ago, as a homicide detective, he saved her young life. Now the hunt is on, and Quinn welcomes it. Quinn and his team hunt a psychopath who lures beautiful women into a night of unbridled passion, then wakes them to a vicious, drawn-out death. Blood of My Blood DB 10 hours 55 minutes by Barry Lyga read by Charlie Thurston Jazz Dent, his girlfriend Connie, and his best friend Howie are all facing their own personal horrors involving serial killer escapee Billy Dent and must stop him—to stay alive.
Sequel to Game DB Now almost grown, Lucy experiences another loss when her missing friend is found murdered and placed on display. DB 6 hours 55 minutes by Grant McKenzie read by Noah Michael Levine Seattle-based freelance photojournalist Tom Hackett is always looking for the perfect front-page splash, but when he stumbles into the bloody path of the mysterious group known as K.
Rookie deputy sheriff Julia Rusk scans the rowdy audience for signs of a suspected serial rapist. A shotgun blast brings these two strangers together as a young stripper bleeds out. Then he receives a phone call from a stranger who claims that his wife and child are actually alive and Sam can still save them.
Cobra DB 13 hours 37 minutes by Deon Meyer read by Andy Pyle Captain Benny Griessel heads up the team investigating the triple murder surrounding the kidnapping of a heavily guarded Englishman from a guest house in the Cape Town wine country. Meanwhile a pickpocket unwittingly steals something crucial to the case. Originally published in Afrikaans in I Love You More DB 10 hours 5 minutes by Jennifer Murphy read by various narrators Picasso Lane is twelve years old when her father, Oliver, is murdered at their summer beach house. Her mother, Diana, is the primary suspect—until the police discover his second wife, and then his third.
The women say they have never met—but Picasso knows otherwise. The Thief follows a Tokyo pickpocket, while Evil and the Mask features a young man whose father tells him he was created to be a cancer on the world. Originally published in Japanese in and Bad Wolf DB 18 hours 48 minutes by Nele Neuhaus read by Erik Sandvold The body of a brutally murdered, unidentified, sixteen-year-old girl washes up on a river bank outside of Frankfurt. Weeks later, a popular TV reporter is attacked, raped, and locked in the trunk of her own car. Inspectors Pia Kirchhoff and Oliver von Bodenstein investigate.
Originally published in German in The Famous and the Dead: Their lives are turned upside down by a diminutive devil named Mike Finnegan. Invisible DB 9 hours 15 minutes by James Patterson and David Ellis read by various narrators Obsessed with finding the link between hundreds of unsolved kidnappings, rapes, and murders, Emmy Dockery has taken leave from her job as an FBI researcher.
Santosh goes on the hunt for a killer who is targeting seemingly unconnected women and placing strange objects at their death scenes in a series of chilling rituals. A Novella and Stories DB 7 hours 23 minutes by George Pelecanos read by Dion Graham In the title novella, a television cop show writer gets caught up in a drama more real than anything he could have conjured for a script. A String of Beads: Learning that men have been placed in jail to kill Jimmy, she and Jimmy go on the run.
No matter the outcome: Subterranean DB 15 hours 0 minutes by James Rollins read by John Polk Archaeologist Ashley Carter and a team of specialists attempt to explore a subterranean labyrinth deep beneath the Antarctic ice. They soon discover that the deadly maze holds things that should not be disturbed. Deadline DB 10 hours 41 minutes by John Sandford read by John Polk After a college friend persuades Virgil Flowers to help his rural neighbors by investigating a series of dognappings, Virgil discovers a meth lab in the area.
Violence, strong language, and some descriptions of sex. Whiskey Tango Foxtrot In Process DB 15 hours 13 minutes by David Shafer read by Bernard Setaro Clark Non-profit worker and kindergarten teacher Leila Majnoun, trust-fund baby Leo Crane, and drug-addicted self-help guru Mark Deveraux are caught up in an ideological war between the Committee—an international organization controlling the media—and its rival, Dear Diary.
Trust is at a premium. Sturges read by P. Henry is retained by the sister of a young woman who has gone missing. Sturges In this follow-up to Shortcut Man DB fixer Dick Henry reluctantly provides assistance to an old girlfriend, pole dancer Pussy Grace, when her rich developer septuagenarian boyfriend inexplicably cuts off communication with her. Lawrence XVII Pursuing an escaped serial killer to the city limits of Buffalo, homicide detective Abbie Kearney is horrified when teenage girls begin to go missing, a situation that reveals precinct corruption and suggests that the killer is being helped.
But when a woman claims that she was brutally assaulted in one of its rooms and left for dead by a staff member, the owners turn to PI Veronica Mars for help. Translated from the Finnish. Troubled Daughters, Twisted Wives: Stories from the Trailblazers of Domestic Suspense DB 10 hours 56 minutes by Sarah Weinman read by Nicola Daval Collection of fourteen previously published stories of crime fiction by women from the s to the s. Ripley DB , where a young woman is hired to be a nanny and dreams of being more.
Soon Robin is unemployed and fearing for her life. When a teenage girl witnesses the park manager killing a man, her only hope for survival is Doc Ford. The sheriff needs help tracking down this experienced predator who abducts girls and holds them for months before ending their lives. Meanwhile, when Stone finds himself responsible for distributing the estate of a respected friend and mentor, the process reveals secrets that range from merely surprising to outright alarming.
I Am the Weapon: The Unknown Assassin DB 7 hours 20 minutes by Allen Zadoff read by John Salwin Sixteen-year-old Boy Nobody, an assassin controlled by the Program, a clandestine group, considers sabotaging his latest mission, because his target reminds him of the normal life he craves. Five weeks later, her rather boring roommate Katy is found brutally murdered in their shared home, and Lily is the prime suspect.
Members of a platoon of Italian soldiers ruminate on their lives back home even as they fight the Taliban. Lieutenant Egitto thinks about his family and past romantic failures. Roberto also considers family and becomes friendly with Cederna, an older soldier who looks forward to battle. Neverhome DB 5 hours 30 minutes by Laird Hunt read by Mary Stuart Masterson Ash Thompson wears the uniform of a Union soldier and through many exploits becomes a legend among the other soldiers.
But Ash hides a secret. After witnessing the horrors of war, Ash must decide whether to become Constance again. Redeployment DB 8 hours 23 minutes by Phil Klay read by Chuck Young Twelve stories about soldiers at war in Iraq and Afghanistan, and their personal struggles to become reintegrated into society at home. In the title story, a soldier who had to shoot dogs on the battlefield must readjust to life in suburban America.
Boggs read by Jack Fox To escape the brutal conditions of prisoner-of-war camps, Confederate soldier Gil Metairie and his comrades enlist in the Union Army to join the fighting in the West. Calling themselves the Galvanized Yankees, they discover they must fight not only Indians, but their fellow soldiers. Johnstone read by John Polk Books four through six, written between and , in the series featuring Matt, who was adopted by Smoke Jensen after his family was slaughtered.
Charleson reveals the personalities of the various dogs she has met, saved, adopted, and trained, including her original search dog and a starving pit-bull puppy. As a member of the Confederate pantheon, he embodies the romantic southern notion of the virtuous lost cause. The Blue Cotton Gown: At the age of eighteen, he was initiated into the life of the pimp.
After several stints in jail, Slim gave up the life and turned to writing. Explores the impact of his outsized personality and private life on his military career and vice versa. Documents the years after his famous confrontation with Al Capone in Chicago, his attempts to end corruption in Cleveland, and his efforts to track the serial murderer called the Cleveland Torso Killer.
The Autumn Balloon DB 7 hours 10 minutes by Kenny Porpora read by Kenny Porpora Porpora describes his life growing up with an alcoholic mother and an older father whom his mother accused of pedophilia and abuse. Discusses his itinerant childhood as custody was switched from parent to parent, the few friendships he developed in school, and the realization of his sexuality. Analyzes key writings and their public reception: Churchill won the Nobel Prize for Literature in A True Story of a Christmas Miracle DB 5 hours 27 minutes by Joanne Huist Smith read by Joanne Huist Smith Journalist describes receiving mysterious gifts on the twelve days leading up to her first Christmas alone following the death of her husband.
Details her efforts, with the help of her three children, to identify the sender of the gifts, and the impact the gifts had on them. Discusses how they first met, their marriage, her battle with lung cancer in , and her work in public television production. Chronicles the progression of her condition, describes dealing with her diagnosis as a young adult, and recounts a devastating accident that left every bone in her body broken. Braille and Talking Books, — DB 9 hours 47 minutes by National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped read by Lou Harpenau Catalog of books for young people, from preschool to high school, produced in braille and digital talking-book formats by the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped from to Girlboss DB 4 hours 43 minutes by Sophia Amoruso read by Sara Jes Austell Founder, CEO, and creative director of Nasty Gal tells how, starting as a seller on eBay, she expanded her online enterprise to a one-hundred-million-dollar business with employees.
Discusses her personal growth and financial history. Marissa Mayer and the Fight to Save Yahoo! Discusses how ties formed in school provided them with access to confidential information. Barber proposes progression to a third stage based on seasonal productivity, whole grains, and small portions of locally available free-range meats.
A Coming-of-Age Story with Recipes! A Man, a Woman, a Restaurant, a Marriage DB 6 hours 38 minutes by Molly Wizenberg read by Laura Godfrey Dunlop Food blogger reflects on opening a pizzeria with her husband—the one passionate about it—a little over a year after they were first married. Discusses selecting a site, renovating it, hiring staff, and running the restaurant while balancing their relationship.
Relates learning in that the man was an imposter and was wanted for a murder. Explores the clues Kirn overlooked. A True Story of Murder in America DB 13 hours 27 minutes by Jill Leovy read by Rebecca Lowman The kaleidoscopic story of the quintessential, but mostly ignored, American murder—one young black man slaying another—and driven detectives like John Skaggs, whose creed is to pursue justice for forgotten victims at all costs. Little Demon in the City of Light: Met Her on the Mountain: Pinsky read by Kurt Elftmann Journalist reexamines the murder of federal antipoverty worker Nancy Dean Morgan, found naked, hogtied, and strangled in the backseat of her car in Madison County in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina.
Pinsky outlines the inept investigation that followed and his own years-long quest for the truth. My Adventures in Celebrity Dieting DB 2 hours 30 minutes by Rebecca Harrington read by Rebecca Harrington Harrington describes, undertakes, and evaluates a variety of diets and nutritional plans endorsed by celebrities throughout the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.
Shed Twenty Years—and Pounds—in Just Ten Weeks DB 4 hours 37 minutes by Marla Heller read by Courtney Patterson Provides tips on how to enjoy a diet of antioxidant-rich superfoods, satisfying plant-based meals, and foods that promote healthy gut bacteria. Author claims the regimen will lead to visible and measurable results—including lowering blood pressure and cholesterol without medication. Discusses the economic impact on the American college and the perceived mission to evangelize and convert non-Christians.
Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson read by various narrators The authors of The Whole-Brain Child DB —a clinical professor of psychiatry and a pediatric and adolescent psychotherapist—explore the child-raising challenge of discipline. They explain how to reach your child, redirect emotions, and turn a meltdown into an opportunity for growth. The Life of an Idea DB 20 hours 10 minutes by Edmund Fawcett read by Bill Burton Journalist examines the history and development of liberal principles in the political sphere.
Discusses its maturation, from the late s through the mid-twentieth century, and assesses its standing in the early twenty-first century. Theorizes about its coming future. Geithner read by Timothy F. Examines his experiences with New York financial markets and how those experiences influenced his decisions as head of the Treasury. Relates the shooting attack on Giffords left six dead and thirteen injured, and assesses the influence of the National Rifle Association.
Advocates for political activism by women at all levels—from local parent-teacher associations to federal office. Includes a foreword by Hillary Clinton. A Memoir of Leadership in War and Peace DB 19 hours 30 minutes by Leon Panetta read by Leon Panetta American statesman, lawyer, and professor recalls his nearly fifty years of government and public service.
Panetta reflects on the values that guided his efforts under several administrations—as a member of Congress, White House chief of staff, CIA director, and secretary of defense. Renewing the American Idea DB 9 hours 30 minutes by Paul Ryan read by various narrators Wisconsin congressman and one-time Republican candidate for vice-president outlines his political vision for the United States.
Analyzes the presidential election and the state of the Republican Party in the twenty-first century. Critiques the progressive movement and offers his plan for the future. Discusses the development of the Islamic State among groups competing for followers such as al Qaeda, and ways locals are fighting back. On His Own Terms: Details his early childhood as a grandson of oil magnate John D. Rockefeller, early political career, bids for the presidency, and personal life.
Describes her early childhood in Brooklyn and Barbados, years as a teacher and community activist, work as a New York state legislator, and campaign for president of the United States in Ruminates on why coconut water was invented and how bread is ranked. The Birds and the Bees. Thompson, William Raspberry, Kathleen Parker, and others. Discusses his service in Vietnam—which resulted in severe facial injuries days before he was to return home. Considers his journalism career and personal life. Law of the Jungle: Details the history of the case, the high-value judgment, and the countersuit against Donziger.
Details the personalities involved on both sides of the issue as well as within the judiciary. Examines simultaneous deliberations regarding the Defense of Marriage Act at the federal level. Argues the Court has played a critical role in redefining American life and liberties with decisions on issues such as healthcare, campaign finance reform, freedom of speech, and presidential power.
Insurrections of the Mind: Portrait inside My Head: Essays DB 12 hours 29 minutes by Phillip Lopate read by Gary Telles Literary critic and essayist, author of Portrait of My Body DB , discusses his relationships over the years with people—including his rivalry with radio-host brother Leonard—places, ideas, and things. Examines how his life has changed over the years.
A Slip of the Keyboard: A Journey of Faith, Hope, Courage, and Love DB 8 hours 55 minutes by Bret Baier read by Bret Baier A journalist describes caring for his critically ill newborn son, who needed three open-heart surgeries and seven angioplasties. Baier reflects on past challenges as he looks forward with hope, chronicling his path to national prominence as a television anchor, as well as this unexpected journey. Suddenly facing a troubling schedule of radiation and chemotherapy, Bishop found refuge in comedy.
The Best Care Possible: True Tales of Science, Surgery, and Mystery DB 12 hours 5 minutes by Robert Dunn read by Robert Fass Biologist Dunn chronicles the history of cardiac research and treatment, from the ancient Greek healer Galen and Leonardo da Vinci to Nobel laureate Werner Forssmann, who catheterized his own heart while under local anesthetic in Discusses folklore and myth surrounding the heart, as well as research into its workings. Why Diets Fail and How to Make Yours Work DB 9 hours 31 minutes by Yoni Freedhoff read by Yoni Freedhoff Obesity specialist describes his program for breaking down the negative thought patterns that prevent people from losing weight and keeping it off.
Instructs how to maintain a healthy, enjoyable lifestyle while making any weight-loss diet more effective. Discusses medical advances that have extended life expectancy, the limited training of physicians on discussing mortality with patients and family members, and ways to be honest. Shares the stories of many patients, often amputees injured due to improvised explosive devices IEDs in Iraq or Afghanistan. Explains the impact of her work on her personal life. It Was Me All Along DB 7 hours 17 minutes by Andie Mitchell read by Andie Mitchell Memoir of weight loss by a young food blogger who battled body-image issues and overcame food addiction and secretive eating to find self-acceptance.
A Breast Cancer Alphabet DB 2 hours 33 minutes by Madhulika Sikka read by Madhulika Sikka News executive and breast cancer survivor offers a navigation guide to the road from diagnosis to treatment and beyond in hopes of demystifying breast cancer for others. Do Not Sell at Any Price: Describes the personalities involved, the coded language used among collectors, the economy developed around the practice, and the historical import of the rare recordings. Discusses her childhood in Detroit, her personal struggles impacted by phenomenal career success, and her legacy to the music industry.
Billy Joel DB 13 hours 0 minutes by Fred Schruers read by Kirk Thornton Journalist examines the life of Grammy Award-winner Billy Joel born , drawing on more than a hundred hours of interviews with the singer-songwriter. A Story of Science and Salvation DB 24 hours 0 minutes by Dan Fagin read by John Haag Pulitzer Prize-winning author recounts the decades-long saga of the New Jersey seaside town plagued by childhood cancers caused by air and water pollution that resulted from the indiscriminate dumping of toxic chemicals.
The case culminated in with one of the largest legal settlements in the annals of toxic dumping. Going behind the Environmental Headlines DB 6 hours 7 minutes by Paul Fleischman read by Patrick Downer Wake-up call and tool kit for understanding the current state of our environment and the attitudes and policies that shape our future. Highlights methods for teens to understand the bigger picture and suggests ways for individuals to help.
For junior and senior high and older readers. Describes adjusting to keeping an owl and his grief when Wellington escaped. Poems DB 0 hours 59 minutes by Dan Chiasson read by Christopher Walker Twenty-one poems that explore the cyclical nature of history, as well as the intimate history of one person. Cohen read by various narrators Third edition of this classic bilingual poetry collection, first published in , offers examples from the twelfth to the mid-twentieth centuries.
Includes plain prose translations and introductions to previous editions in English. The Happiness of Pursuit: Finding the Quest That Will Bring Purpose to Your Life DB 7 hours 30 minutes by Chris Guillebeau read by George Newbern Entrepreneur shares insights he learned while traveling the globe on his own quest to visit all of the countries of the world by the age of thirty-five.
Discusses the impact of questing on long-term happiness. Shares personal stories of other questers. Uses composite portraits of previous clients to illustrate issues. Reflects on the ways these experiences shaped his work as a motivational speaker and community advocate. Examines information from Google, Twitter, Facebook, Reddit, OKCupid, and other sites to discern the state of human nature in the twenty-first century. Congratulations, by the Way: Some Thoughts on Kindness DB 0 hours 14 minutes by George Saunders read by George Saunders Expanded version of convocation speech delivered by the author to the graduating class of Syracuse University.
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Provides a survey of the history of religion, from Mesopotamia to the twenty-first century, and compares the practices of religious systems with the acceptance of violence in the corresponding societies. Addresses concerns and challenges raised by skeptics. Discusses archaeological support for the text and asserts that Christianity is compatible with the scientific method.
One Nation, under Gods: Also explores the influence of later arrivals such as Buddhism and Sikhism, and domestic latecomers like Mormonism and Scientology. The Children of Abraham: Considers the scriptures, spiritual promises, communities, laws, ways of worshipping, and other topics of each religion. Discusses their confluences and divergences. Universal Aspects of the Kabbalah and Judaism DB 10 hours 2 minutes by Leo Schaya read by Ken Kliban Collection of writings by comparative-religion-scholar Schaya — examining Judaism and the mystical doctrines of the Kabbalah.
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Analyzes texts to speculate on a universal foundation for Jewish tradition. Five Billion Years of Solitude: The Search for Life among the Stars DB 10 hours 32 minutes by Lee Billings read by Lou Harpenau Journalist examines the growth of discoveries of exoplanets—planets that orbit stars other than the Sun—in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries and what it means for the identification of extraterrestrial life. Profiles astronomers and planetary scientists responsible for this batch of identified planets. How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking DB 13 hours 30 minutes by Jordan Ellenberg read by Jordan Ellenberg Mathematician—and former child prodigy—reveals the mathematical patterns and principles that underlie everyday life.
Ellenberg argues that math is an extension of common sense and can be learned by paying attention to aspects of the world around us—including electoral politics, the stock market, and grocery shopping. Exploring the Marvelous Materials That Shape Our Man-Made World DB 7 hours 15 minutes by Mark Miodownik read by Scott Reynolds Professor of materials science discusses the many forms that base materials take in our lives, from the steel of the razor blade that slashed his back in an attack when he was thirteen to the five meteorites that have hit a single house in Bosnia.
Explains the developmental history of the materials. Evolution and the Science of Creation DB 11 hours 27 minutes by Bill Nye read by Bill Wallace Nye, who won an Emmy for the TV show Bill Nye the Science Guy , discusses the history and mechanics of evolution, how its practical effects can be witnessed, and how it plays into the search for alien life. Reports on his debate in February with creationist Ken Ham. How Science Is Reinventing Life Itself DB 8 hours 59 minutes by Adam Rutherford read by Mark Delgado Geneticist examines scientific advancements that have enabled the creation of specialized genes and other modifications of DNA, such as that which causes goats to produce spider silk in their milk.
Discusses the ways those developments provide insights into the origin of life. Banaji and Anthony G. Greenwald read by Eric Martin An exploration of the hidden biases carried from cultural attitudes about age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, social class, sexuality, disability status, and nationality. To the End of June: Using the construct of a year in foster care, Beam follows the process of children from birth through aging out of the system at eighteen.
Discusses the emotional and physical impacts on foster children. A Journey into the Realities of International Aid DB 10 hours 12 minutes by Tori Hogan read by Robin Miles After serving as an intern for an aid association in her youth in Kenya, Hogan is forced by the words of a young boy to reconsider her views on helping those in need. Years later, she returned to investigate the effectiveness or potential harm of various aid efforts throughout the continent. Essays on Women and Feminism DB argues that abortion should be a moral right with positive social implications. Wade decision, remains deeply polarizing.
How to Start Something That Matters DB 7 hours 47 minutes by Laurie Ann Thompson read by Nancy Lynne Walters Guide to empowering oneself in a highly connected, socially conscious world using passions and digital tools to effect real change. Contains accounts of successful projects, step-by-step templates for applied change-making, and a variety of resources. My Manchester United Years; The Autobiography DB 15 hours 34 minutes by Bobby Charlton read by Andy Pyle Charlton born reflects on his early childhood, the natural ability that led to his being recruited for Manchester United at fifteen, and his career with United until his retirement as a player in Discusses the Munich airplane crash and the World Cup run.
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Describes his early childhood in Indiana, playing for Purdue University in the s, and the evolution of his coaching style. Discusses his years with the team, the rivalry with the Red Sox, and his Christian faith. Sets, Lights, and Lunacy: Includes a foreword by Rob Reiner and epilogue by Norman Lear. Confessions of a Co-Star DB 5 hours 33 minutes by Judy Greer read by Judy Greer Known for her roles as the best friend in the movies 13 Going on 30 and The Wedding Planner , Greer discusses her road to stardom, the nature of celebrity, and dealing with fans who recognize her without seeming to know exactly who she is.
Discusses her personal relationships, especially with long-time lover Jack Nicholson and husband Robert Graham; her acting career; and her involvement with her family, including her father, Oscar-winning director John Huston. True Love DB 3 hours 10 minutes by Jennifer Lopez read by Jennifer Lopez Actress and singer Lopez born reflects on a two-year span of her life that included upheaval with a world tour and divorce from her husband, Marc Anthony. Recognizes the need to love yourself. Describes growing up in Massachusetts, development of her improv skills in Chicago, show business, divorce, and personal and professional relationships.
There Was a Little Girl: Not to Be Missed: Discusses the strengths and weaknesses of each film and the impact the film had on the industry. Describes his childhood as the son of minor gentry, his career in the theater, the rocky time he had when first starting in Hollywood, and his personal and professional relationships. Details what it took to find rides and the people he met in his travels.
Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Details his rise in leadership of the nascent country as well as the political landscape after the Revolution. When America First Met China: Chandler Historian examines the importance of trade with China for the early American republic. Discusses trading missions and the challenges they encountered, including pirates; the goods exchanged; and the impact of the availability of Chinese items on the everyday life of an American citizen.
Lauck read by Gary Telles Historian argues for greater importance to be placed on the Midwest, especially the areas dominated by prairies. Details reasons why the region has been traditionally overlooked, and why attention should be paid to its agriculture, literature, and art. The Girl Who Sang to the Buffalo: Slave Narratives of the Underground Railroad DB 10 hours 42 minutes edited by Christine Rudisel and Bob Blaisdell read by Jon Huffman Thirty-one contemporaneous first-hand accounts of men and women who escaped from slavery during the mid-nineteenth century.
Includes narratives by Frederick Douglass c. Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Discusses attacks on his message by the press and his rejection by the black middle class, militants, and politicians. Trapped under the Sea: Lawrence XVII Examines the tragedy during the s Boston Harbor cleanup effort—which consisted of a state-of-the-art treatment plant and ten-mile-long tunnel to carry waste far out to sea.
Five divers were sent on a perilous mission into the tunnel and not all of them came out alive. The Forgotten History of Struggle, Savagery, and Endurance in Early America DB 16 hours 19 minutes by Scott Weidensaul read by Paul Boehmer Historian describes the early explorations of the American frontier, which was bordered on the west by the Appalachian Mountains and extended from the Maritimes in the north to Florida in the south.
Discusses relations between European settlers and Native Americans. Discusses decisions made and actions taken. The Mantle of Command: Roosevelt — during the first two years of engagement in the conflict. Uses previously unavailable sources to refute the assertions of President Lyndon Johnson that the Hanoi government was against peace negotiations at that time. Discusses lessons learned and explains his decision to leave the Navy. When Paris Went Dark: Rosbottom read by Malcolm Hillgartner European-Studies professor chronicles the invasion, surrender, occupation by, and eventual liberation of Paris from German forces during World War II.
Details daily life for ordinary Parisians, as well as that of resistance fighters and Jews. Discusses sexuality, race, gender, politics, and more. The Madwoman in the Volvo: The Honorable Clare Booth Luce DB 30 hours 32 minutes by Sylvia Jukes Morris read by Kerry Dukin Traces the life of the playwright, congresswoman, and first American female to be appointed to a major ambassadorial position abroad. The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan DB 10 hours 55 minutes by Jenny Nordberg read by Kirsten Potter An investigative journalist follows the subculture of unwanted girls in Afghanistan, who live as socially favored boys through childhood and puberty, only to be later forced into marriage and childbirth.
Charts their dramatic life cycles and examines their subversive actions that parallel those of oppressed groups elsewhere. Uses once buried archaeological evidence to claim the statues depict that the mythological origin story of Athens, centered on the sacrifice of a virgin princess. Secret Lives of the Tsars: No Good Men among the Living: Gopal tells the stories of a Taliban commander, a U.
Describes the day-to-day life of each and how their lives have changed. Linton English historian explores the roots of conflict in the relationship between France and its own French-Arab population—former subjects of French colonial possessions in North Africa: Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia. Hussey combines scholarly research with ethnographic accounts and personal-experience stories to depict a violent, unstable post-colonial predicament. A Spy among Friends: Marcus read by Mark Ashby Historian examines the development of Ethiopia from to Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China DB 16 hours 44 minutes by Evan Osnos read by various narrators Journalist uses his experiences living in China between and to examine the state of the country—especially that of individuals.
Features stories of a soldier who defected to China from Taiwan, a scholar who began an influential dating service, and subversive artist Ai Weiwei. A Cool and Lonely Courage: Jacqueline was a courier for the French Resistance. Eileen, who was posted to Nazi-occupied France to send encoded messages for the Allies, was captured and tortured by the Nazis before escaping.
Thirteen Days in September: Details the events of each day of the conference. The Chicken Squad DB 0 hours 29 minutes by Doreen Cronin read by Gregory Maupin When the squirrel Tail comes barreling into the chicken coop hysterically ranting about a big, scary, green thing in the yard, Dirt, Sweetie, Poppy, and Sugar investigate this strange object. Returning to Araluen, Gilan is given a new mission by King Duncan: A deadly sect known as the Scorpion Cult wants her dead. Sequel to Slaves of Socorro DB Mapmakers, Book 1 DB 14 hours 43 minutes by S. Spirit Animals DB 5 hours 31 minutes by Shannon Hale read by Nicola Barber Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan, supported by their spirit animals, follow a lead in the cold North, only to arrive in a deceptively beautiful village where everything is not as it seems.
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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. This is a Quincy Lazzaro Mystery short story. Kindle Edition , 10 pages. Published first published July 12th To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Dec 04, Giovanni Gelati rated it it was amazing. Hello and welcome to another edition of Digital Short Saturday. Today we have two digital shorts to bring you, the first is by A. Pompano with his Quincy Lazzaro series. Here are the particulars on the digital short and the author: Pompano has been writing short fiction for more than twenty years.
Hi Hello and welcome to another edition of Digital Short Saturday. Crime Stories by New England Writers. A member of Mystery Writers of America and a brother member of Sisters in Crime, he is on the committee for New England Crime Bake, a conference for mystery writers and readers, held every November in Boston.
Visit him on the web at www. The digital short is only words but they are concise, well written and pack a punch for a whodunit. The characters are fun, I am glad that it is a series, and I plan to feature this author again because I think he deserves support and his work is of an excellent quality. Pompano told a very nice, complete story within that word count and explained everything in terms that left very little out.
Quincy Lazzaro is good character and one that makes you want to follow his future exploits, fortunately there are more: Promises to Keep is another Quincy Lazzaro vehicle and Pompano has two more digital shorts with other characters. Looking for good digital shorts to download to your smartphones, ereaders, and laptops? Then look no further!