Running out of money, Diana Poole is forced to go back to the only work she knows: acting. Her much-loved husband and movie-star mother have died, and now Diana is over thirty-five. In Hollywood that means she might as well be dead. Still, a few key people remember her talent, and she lands a role in a new movie. But an actress should never get her hopes up, especially when she discovers the female lead’s murdered body. Raised in her mother’s shadow, Diana knows people in ´´the business” will go to dangerous lengths to protect their images. When her own life and career are threatened, Diana decides to fight back and find the killer. But unmasking the surprising murderer isn’t that easy, especially when she uncovers what’s real - and unreal - in her own life. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Randye Kaye. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/013866/bk_adbl_013866_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In The Mage Winds trilogy, which began with the best-selling novel Winds of Fate, author Mercedes Lackey continues the epic that started with her first published book. Arrows of the Queen introduced listeners to the remarkable land of Valdemar, the kingdom protected by its Heralds - men and women gifted with extraordinary mind powers - aided and served by their mysterious Companions - horselike beings who know the many secrets of Valdemar´s magical heritage. None but the Companions remember the long-ago age when high magic was lost to Valdemar as the last Herald-Mage gave his life to protect his kingdom from destruction by dark sorceries. But now the protective barrier set so long ago over Valdemar is crumbling, and with the realm imperiled by the dark magic of Ancar of Hardorn, Princess Elspeth, Herald and heir to the throne, has gone on a desperate quest in search of a mentor who can teach her to wield her fledgling mage-powers and help her to defend her threatened kingdom. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Karen White. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/005772/bk_adbl_005772_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Winds of Fate is the first book in the Mage Winds Trilogy. High Magic has been lost to Valdemar centuries ago when the last Herald-Mage gave his life to save the kingdom from destruction by dark sorceries. Yet now the realm is at risk again. And Elspeth, Herald and heir to the throne, must take up the challenge, abandoning her home to find a mentor who can awaken her untrained mage abilities. But others, too, are being caught up in a war against sorcerous evil. The Tayledras scout Darkwind is the first to stumble across the menace creeping forth from the ´´Uncleansed Lands.´´ And as sorcery begins to take its toll, Darkwind may be forced to call upon powers he has sworn never to use again if he and his people are to survive an enemy able to wreak greater devastation with spells of destruction than with swords.... 1. Language: English. Narrator: Karen White. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/005771/bk_adbl_005771_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
No longer the willful novice of Winds of Fate, Princess Herald Elspeth has completed her magical training. She returns to her homeland with her beloved partner, Darkwind. Will they be strong enough to confront the magical evil that is threatening their land? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Karen White. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/005773/bk_adbl_005773_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In Aramanth, exams are everything. When Kestrel rebels, her family are sentenced to the harshest punishment. To save them, Kestrel learns the secret of the wind singer and she sets out to discover the true source of the evil that grips Aramanth. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Samuel West. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/bbcw/003412/bk_bbcw_003412_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The new novel from the best-selling author of Wind River Wrangler. Something to hold on to. Not so long ago, Reese Lockhart was commanding a company of marines. Now his life is spiraling out of control. The Bar C ranch outside Jackson Hole, Wyoming, may be his last chance to save himself. Shaylene Crawford, an Afghanistan veteran herself, knows all too well the demons of PTSD - that´s why she´s determined to turn her family´s cattle ranch into a place where wounded warriors can work, find a home, and rebuild their souls. Her embittered father nearly drank and gambled the place away, but with help from a small crew of vets - including the newest arrival, the quietly compelling Reese Lockhart - she intends to hold on to her dream. And when someone tries to destroy that dream, Reese will do whatever it takes to defend her. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Johanna Parker. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/reco/009832/bk_reco_009832_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Second grade teacher Becca Haddaway is weeks away from walking down the aisle with her high school sweetheart when she learns that the Heron Island Elementary School is about to be shut down. Knowing that losing the school would devastate the fragile island community, Becca pushes aside her wedding plans to save it. But the one man who can help her is determined to make her question every decision she has ever made - including the man she´s about to marry. Former Navy SEAL Colin Foley is finally starting to feel whole again after losing his leg on a career-ending deployment in Afghanistan. After struggling for months to figure out what to do with his post-military life, he´s found a new mission - opening a rehab center for wounded veterans on the peaceful Chesapeake Bay island. All he needs now is a woman to share his new life with...and he knows exactly who he wants. With a little help from the island´s magical wind chimes, can Colin convince Becca to change her mind before it´s too late? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Hollis McCarthy. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/050727/bk_acx0_050727_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Since leaving the Army six months ago, Izzy Rivera has closed herself off from everyone and everything. Struggling with a debilitating case of PTSD, she has been fired from three jobs and was recently arrested for assault. Her last hope is a rehab program for veterans on Heron Island, which she was admitted to on a probationary basis and which she must complete to stay out of jail.After establishing an illustrious career as a marine biologist, Ryan Callahan has returned to Heron Island to open a nonprofit to save the Chesapeake Bay and help his father--a fourth-generation waterman--expand his oyster farm. As one of the primary employers for the veterans´ center, Ryan is counting on his new workforce to make the merging of these two operations a success.But Ryan underestimated the challenges of employing a group of physically and psychologically wounded veterans--particularly the female Army veteran who wants nothing to do with his nonprofit, his father´s farm, or the peaceful island that´s supposed to help her heal. Can Ryan find a way to convince Izzy to believe in something again? Or will the shell she´s built around her heart trap her in the past forever? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Hollis McCarthy. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/097791/bk_acx0_097791_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.