New Arrivals - Audio Books
Jim Stegner has seen his share of violence and loss. Years ago he shot a man in a bar. His marriage disintegrated. In the wake of tragedy, Jim abandoned the art scene of Santa Fe to start fresh in the valleys of rural Colorado. Now he spends his days painting and fly-fishing, trying to find a way to live with the dark impulses that sometimes overtake him. But one afternoon, on a dirt road, Jim comes across a man beating a small horse, and a brutal encounter rips his quiet life wide open.
Best friends and housemates in one of their parents' beach house, Ashley Anne Waters and Mary Beth Smythe, now 23 years old, try to navigate the relationships and responsibilities of adult life.
When single father Danny Goodman suddenly finds himself unable to afford the private school his teenage daughter adores, he has no one to turn to for financial support. In what seems like a stroke of brilliant luck, Danny meets Thomas Galvin, the father of his daughter's new best friend, who also happens to be one of the wealthiest men in Boston. Galvin is aware of Danny's situation and out of the blue offers a $50,000 loan to help Danny cover his daughter's tuition. Uncomfortable but desperate, Danny takes the money, promising to pay Galvin back. What transpires is something Danny never imagined. The moment the money is wired into his account, the DEA comes knocking on his door. Danny's impossible choice: an indictment for accepting drug money that he can't afford to fight in court, or an unthinkably treacherous undercover assignment helping the government get close to his new best friend. As Danny begins to lie to everyone in his life, including those he loves most in the world, he must decide once and for all who the real enemy is or risk losing everything--and everyone--that matters to him.
Dr. and Mrs. Carson offer a bold plan to stop the country's slide into fiscal and moral decay. Avoiding the political correctness of politicians and the animosity of Washington lawyers, Dr. Carson calls for respectful discussion and disagreement, with no subjects off limits. Applying the problem-solving skills he honed as a surgeon, he takes on tough issues such as education, health care, family values, race relations, taxes, charity, and the role of faith in public life.
Airiana has always been aware of her extraordinary gift. Her abilities led to her placement in a secret government training facility, but after her mother was murdered, she fled the program. Unable to outrun the members of a shadowy cabal, she ends up kidnapped and held aboard a ship. Her only chance for rescue is Maxim, who has reasons for helping her, but he isn't about to reveal them. Not when there are so many secrets that could shatter the town of Sea Haven and all who live there.
Gillian is a normal mother: until a website she develops takes off, giving her more money than she ever dreamed of, and her life starts falling apart. Gillian finds that the prescription painkillers she took for a back injury help her deal with more than just a physical pain; they let her get through her increasingly hectic days. Gillian then ends up in a world she never thought she'd experience outside of a movie theater: rehab.
Months after a crazed hit-and-run driver kills several attendees at a Midwestern job fair, a depressed retired cop and two unlikely allies join forces to find and stop the killer, who has sent a letter threatening another attack.
Trenton, New Jersey's favorite used car dealer, Jimmy Poletti, was caught selling a lot more than used cars out of his dealerships. Now he's out on bail and has missed his date in court--and bounty hunter Stephanie Plum is looking to bring him in. Leads are quickly turning into dead ends, and all too frequently into dead bodies. Even Joe Morelli, the city's hottest cop, is struggling to find a clue to the suspected killer's whereabouts.
When his brash young sister is abducted by a menacing stranger, Paxon races to her rescue with the only weapon he can find. In a harrowing duel, he is stunned to discover powerful magic unleashed within him, and within his ancestors' ancient blade. But his formidable new ability is dangerous in untrained hands, and Paxon must master it quickly because his nearly fatal clash with the dark sorcerer Arcannen won't be his last.
The story of young Tristran Thorn and his adventures in the land of Faerie. He has fallen in love with beautiful Victoria Forester and in order to win her hand, he must retrieve a fallen star and deliver it to her.
Failing to secure American support for the Republican side of the Spanish Civil War in 1938, a minor Spanish noble travels to Paris, where he promotes the Republic cause before undertaking a mission to infiltrate the Spanish government and supply weapons to the Republic's beleaguered army.
After escaping his grief over his wife's death by working in dangerous places across the world, Ben McDaniel returns to his hometown, where he falls for troubled Aubrey Wellington despite the warnings of his family and friends.
"1778: France declares war on Great Britain, the British army leaves Philadelphia, and George Washington's troops leave Valley Forge in pursuit. At this moment, Jamie Fraser returns from a presumed watery grave to discover that his best friend has married his wife, his illegitimate son has discovered (to his horror) who his father really is, and his beloved nephew, Ian, wants to marry a Quaker. Meanwhile, Jamie's wife, Claire, and his sister, Jenny, are busy picking up the pieces. The Frasers can only be thankful that their daughter Brianna and her family are safe in twentieth-century Scotland, or not. In fact, Brianna is searching for her own son, who was kidnapped by a man determined to learn her family's secrets. Her husband, Roger, has ventured into the past in search of the missing boy-- never suspecting that the object of his quest has not left the present. Now, with Roger out of the way, the kidnapper can focus on his true target: Brianna herself"--Container.
In the heyday of the British Raj, Anahita becomes Princess Indira's official companion, and accompanies her to England just before the outbreak of the Great War. There, she meets the young Donald Astbury--reluctant heir to a magnificent estate--and his scheming mother. Eighty years later, Rebecca Bradley, a young American film star, has the world at her feet. Her latest role, playing a 1920s debutante, takes her to the now-crubmling Astbury Hall. Shortly after filming begins, Ari Malik, Anahita's great-grandson, arrives unexpectedly, on a quest for his family's past. What he and Rebecca discover begins to unravel the dark secrets that haunt the Astbury dynasty.
When one of his counselor wife's clients suspiciously disappears and the woman's husband, a San Francisco jail guard, is accused of her murder, lawyer Dismas Hardy, with the help of former homicide detective Abe Glitsky, examines possible suspects before discovering evidence of the corruption-related death of an inmate.
Isabel Johansen, a celebrated chef who grew up in the sleepy Sonoma town of Archangel, is transforming her childhood home into a destination cooking school: a unique place for other dreamers to come and learn the culinary arts. Surveying Bella Vista's lush vineyards and abundant orchards, she decides that the only thing she's lacking is organic honey. The beekeeper, when he arrives, is a bit of a surprise. Isabel wasn't expecting someone so ruggedly handsome; or someone so allergic to beestings.
It is 1845 and New York City is a sprawling warren of gaslit streets and crowded avenues. Edgar Allan Poe?s The Raven is all the rage and the success of which a struggling poet like Frances Osgood can only dream. As a mother trying to support two young children after her husband?s cruel betrayal, Frances jumps at the chance to meet the illustrious Mr. Poe at a small literary gathering, if only to help her fledgling career. Although not a great fan of Poe?s writing, she is nonetheless overwhelmed by his magnetic presence and the surprising revelation that he admires her work. What follows is a flirtation, then a seduction, then an illicit affair. With each clandestine encounter, Frances finds herself falling slowly and inexorably under the spell of her mysterious, complicated lover. But when Edgar?s frail wife Virginia insists on befriending Frances as well, the relationship becomes as dark and twisted as one of Poe?s tales.
James Webb, former U.S. Senator; Secretary of the Navy; recipient of the Navy Cross, Silver Star and Purple Heart as a combat Marine; and a self-described 'military brat'; has written an extraordinary memoir of his early years, 'a love story, love of family, love of country, love of service,' in his words.
Special Agent Gil Martins investigates domestic terrorism for the Houston FBI. He is a religious man who is close to losing his faith; the very nature of his job has led him to question the existence of a God who could allow the things that Gil sees every day. But Gil's wife Ruth doesn't see things the same way and his crisis of faith provokes a fracture in their marriage. Gil's world is breaking apart. At the same time, Gil starts to investigate a series of unexplained deaths that bring this crisis of faith into uncomfortable focus. When Esther, a disturbed woman, informs Gil that these men have been killed by prayer, Gil questions her sanity. But as the evidence mounts up that there might be something in what she says, his new-found atheism is severely challenged, more so as he finds his own life is next on the line.
15-year-old Thea Atwell lands at an equestrian boarding school after being cast out of her Florida home for her role in a family tragedy. Thea is out of place at Yonahlossee, where money, class, and beauty determine social standing for its many Southern debutantes. But the place holds lessons as well--ones that will shape both her view of the past and what is possible for her future.
The former Secretary of State, senator, and First Lady shares candid reflections about the key moments of her service in the Obama Administration as well as her thoughts about how to navigate the challenges of the twenty-first century.
Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday move across the frontier from Long Grass, Texas, to Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show in Denver.
Dominic Caruso-nephew of President Jack Ryan. FBI agent and operator for The Campus, a top secret intelligence agency. Caruso is devastated when he can't save a friend from a terrorist attack. Ethan Ross was a mid-level staffer for the NSC. Now he's a wanted fugitive on the run with the information to wreck American intelligence efforts. The CIA and various terrorist groups are desperate get it back. Only Caruso stands in their way, but can he succeed without the aid of his Campus colleagues?
Robin Roberts's new memoir in which she recounts the incredible journey that's been her life so far. With grace, heart, and humor, she writes about overcoming breast cancer only to learn five years later that she will need a bone marrow transplant to combat a rare blood disorder, the grief and heartbreak she suffered when her mother passed away, her triumphant return to Good Morning America after her medical leave, and the tremendous support and love of her family and friends.
When Kurt Austin is injured attempting to rescue the passengers and crew from a sinking yacht, he wakes with fragmented and conflicted memories. Did he see an old friend and her children drown, or was the yacht abandoned when he came aboard? For reasons he cannot explain, Kurt doesn't trust either version of his recollection. Determined to know the truth, he begins to search for answers, and soon finds himself descending into a shadowy world of state-sponsored cybercrime, and uncovering a pattern of vanishing scientists, suspicious accidents, and a web of human trafficking. With the help of Joe Zavala, he takes on the sinister organization at the heart of this web, facing off with them in locations ranging from Monaco to North Korea to the rugged coasts of Madagascar. But where he will ultimately end up, even he could not begin to guess.