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"Falling in love can feel like a dream...or a living nightmare. Darkness has a way of creeping up when Ian is with Priss. Even when they were kids, playing in the woods of their small Upstate New York town, he could feel it. Still, Priss was his best friend, his salvation from the bullies who called him "loser" and "fatboy"...and from his family's deadly secrets. Now that they've both escaped to New York City, Ian no longer inhabits the tortured shell of his childhood. He is a talented and successful graphic novelist, and Priss...Priss is still trouble. The booze, the drugs, the sex--Ian is growing tired of late nights together trying to keep the past at bay. Especially now that he's met sweet, beautiful Megan, whose love makes him want to change for the better. But Priss doesn't like change. Change makes her angry. And when Priss is angry, terrible things begin to happen" -- provided by publisher.
When veteran operator Pike Logan and partner Jennifer Cahill receive a letter from Blaisdell Consulting--the umbrella cover company for their real employer, a top secret counterterrorist unit called the Taskforce--they expect orders for their next mission -- impossible tasking. Instead, they learn that their latest actions have gotten them fired, despite having saved thousands of innocent lives.
A teenager sees a dead man rise from his grave--and moments later is killed in a sudden hit-and-run accident. Seven ravens housed in the impenetrable fortress that is the Tower of London vanish without a trace--and legend has it that when the ravens leave, the city will fall. Bryant and May must figure out how these two inexplicable, seemingly unrelated mysteries fit together as they begin an investigation that finds them confronting a group of latter-day body snatchers and exploring the corridors of an eerie funeral parlour, all to unearth the truth behind the gruesome legend of Bleeding Heart Yard.
The Whitshanks are one of those families that radiate togetherness: an indefinable, enviable kind of specialness. But they are also like all families, in that the stories they tell themselves reveal only part of the picture. Abby and Red and their four grown children have accumulated not only tender moments, laughter, and celebrations, but also jealousies, disappointments, and carefully guarded secrets.
Even having hundreds of closed cases to his credit can't keep LAPD police lieutenant Milo Sturgis from agonizing over the crimes that don't get solved, and the victims who go without justice. Victims like Katherine Hennepin, a young woman strangled and stabbed in her home. A single suspect with a solid alibi leads to a dead end; one even Alex Delaware's expert insight can't explain. The only thing to do is move on to the next murder case; because there's always a next one.
The exploits of Benedict Arnold and his co-conspirator, Major John Andre, are well-known. But few know of the third character in the plot: socialite Peggy Shippen Arnold. Blinded by his young bride's beauty and wit, Arnold does not realize that she is loyal to the British. Nor does he know that she hides a past romance with the British spy John Andre. Together with her former love and her husband, Peggy hatches the plot to deliver West Point to the British and, in exchange, win fame and fortune.
Addie Baum was born in 1900 to immigrant parents who were unprepared for and suspicious of America. Growing up in Boston, Addie's intelligence and curiosity take her to a world her parents can't imagine: a world of short skirts and new opportunities for women. From the one-room apartment she shared with her family, to the library group for girls she joins, to her first, disastrous love affair, Addie recalls her adventures with compassion for the naive girl she was and a wicked sense of humor.
In this sensual first entry in her Immortal Guardians series, Dianne Duvall beckons listeners into a world of vampires, immortals, and humans with extraordinary gifts ... where passion can last forever, if you're willing to pay the price.
It's time for Blue Plum's annual historical festival, and everyone is getting in on the action. Expert spinners are being gathered, and a businessman has approached Kath about using the second-floor windows of her store for part of a reenactment. But the reenactment ends in real-life bloodshed when local baker Reva Louise Snapp is shot; with a bullet from a modern-day gun. But there's also talk of a sniper stalking Blue Plum, and Kath's shop is suspected to be the murderer's hideout.
Covert CIA ops officer Vanessa Pierson is close to capturing the most dangerous international nuclear arms dealer: Bhoot, alias the ghost. One of her assets has information about Bhoot's upcoming visit to a secret underground nuclear facility in Iran. But just as Pierson's informant is about to give her the location, they're ambushed by a sniper. Pierson narrowly escapes. Her asset: dead. Pierson enlists all of the Agency's resources to find them.
Visiting an art museum displaying a retrospective of acclaimed photographer Kathy Moran's work, aspiring novelist Stacey Kim is stunned by the photo at the center of the show - the famous 'Woman with a Gun,' which won a Pulitzer Prize and launched the photographer's career. Shot from behind, the enigmatic black-and-white image is a picture of a woman in a wedding dress, standing on the shore at night, facing the sea. Behind her back, she holds a six-shooter.
When the reclusive mathematician Jeremy Grady goes missing, it's up to his estranged brother Jack to find out why. His search leads him on a far-flung journey as he unravels the mystery that links the Seven Wonders of the World, and discovers that Jeremy may have hit upon something that's been concealed for centuries. With the help of scientist Sloane Costa, they discover a conspiracy to hide a road map to the Garden of Eden, and the truth behind a mythological ancient culture.
Stella Hardesty dispatched her abusive husband with a wrench shortly before her 50th birthday. Now she's so busy delivering home-style justice on her days off, helping other women deal with their own abusive husbands and boyfriends, that she barely has time to run her sewing shop in her rural Missouri hometown. Since Stella works outside of the law, she's free to do whatever it takes to get the job done, as long as she keeps her distance from the handsome devil of a local sheriff, Goat Jones.
When former pro football quarterback Aidan Mitchell comes to Chesapeake Shores to take a high school coaching job, he's embraced by the town - especially the O'Briens. But Aidan has a secret that could alter all their lives. For wounded Liz March, who's trying for a fresh start after a devastating betrayal, taking a chance on Aidan may be more than she can handle. Her heart, however, refuses to listen to her head. But just when forever seems within reach, Aidan's secret threatens to change everything. Does this tempting stranger who's made her feel alive have the power to convince her to look beyond the past and reach for the future?
With her boss out, Caroline's working crazy long hours to keep the design company running. Her hotshot photographer boyfriend is gallivanting all over the world for his job. Neither have any complaints about the great reunion sex! Then Simon decides he's tired of travelling and he's suddenly home more and wanting Caroline home, too. Eventually Caroline and Simon have to sort their relationship out. Used to being on their own, can they create their own happy mid-ground together?
Stella Hardesty, avenger of wronged women, is getting cozy with Sheriff 'Goat' Jones when a tornado blows none other than Goat?s scheming ex-wife, Brandy, through the front door. The tornado destroys the snack shack at the demolition derby track, pulling up the concrete foundation and unearthing a woman's body. The main suspect in the woman's murder is Neb Donovan: he laid the foundation. Stella doesn't believe the gentle man could kill anyone, and she promises his wife she'll look into it.
The Wife Project is complete, and Don and Rosie are happily married, living in New York. But they're about to face a new challenge because, surprise! Rosie is pregnant. Don sets about learning the protocols of becoming a father, but his unusual research style gets him into trouble with the law. As Don tries to schedule time for pregnancy research, getting friends Gene and Claudia to reconcile, and staying on the right side of the social worker, he might lose Rosie when she needs him the most.
Yarn shop owner Kath Rutledge is at a historic farm volunteering for the high school program Hands on History. But when a long-buried murder is uncovered on the property, Kath needs help from Geneva the ghost to solve a crime that time forgot--before someone else becomes history.
Christy Knight grew up in Destiny, Ohio, but lately she feels that her future lies elsewhere. Her parents are gone and the beautiful jewelry she creates doesn't pay the bills. Maybe it's time for Christy to grow up and find a guy who's smart, sexy, and solvent. Her rugged handyman neighbor fits the first two categories, but he's all wrong for her. If only he didn't have such captivating blue eyes. Wary of trusting others, Jack DuVall hasn't been entirely honest with Christy. He's not really a handyman. He's not really broke. And sharing the long drive to visit her beloved grandpa isn't just about gallantry--he finds gorgeous, feisty Christy completely irresistible. When secrets are exposed, Jack and Christy struggle to find their way back to one another, but the quirky seaside town of Coral Cove could prove the perfect place to find a red-hot destiny of their own.
Picking up right where the surprising conclusion of Iced left off, and will feature beloved characters Mac and Dani O'Malley as they embark on another high-octane adventure in the Fever world.
Grant Carter did everything in his power to convince Harlow Manning that he was a good guy. He had to overcome his reputation as a playboy, and his history with Harlow's half-sister, Nan, a woman with her own reputation. Harlow had taken the chance, falling fast and hard for the man who thrilled her with his all-consuming desire. But a life-changing secret has torn them apart, and now both must decide if they can make it work, or if the pain of betrayal has permanently destroyed their future.
The four captivating Russian Grand Duchesses, Olga, Tatiana, Maria, and Anastasia Romanov, were admired for their dispositions, looks, the clothes they wore, and their privileged lifestyle. With many diaries and letters from the grand duchesses to their friends and family, they were intelligent, sensitive, and perceptive witnesses to the turmoil within their family and the ominous approach of the Russian Revolution, the nightmare that would sweep their world away, and them along with it.
Dana was a promising TV reporter until she was kidnapped by a notorious serial killer. A year has passed, but Dana is still scarred by her ordeal. In an attempt to put herself back together, Dana returns to her hometown. But she struggles to recognize family and friends and begins experiencing dark flashbacks. Dana decides to use her investigative skills to piece together her past. Looking at her past, Dana begins to question everything. Is the truth really something too terrible to be believed?
A family watches in horror as their patriarch transforms into the singing, wise-cracking lead of an old-timey minstrel show. A renowned art collector publicly destroys his most valuable pieces. Two boys stand by helplessly as their father stages a war on the raccoons living in the woods around their house. In a collection of short stories, the author explores the leadership of the elite and the revenge of the overlooked. He shows humanity possessed, consumed by its own desire and compulsion.
The best of these NPR Driveway Moments stories are all about love. NPR celebrates the emotional bonds between friends and lovers with an audio valentine that will please all year round. Overflowing with compelling stories, captivating voices, and people whose lives listeners will fall in love with, this heartfelt edition explores the surprising ways in which people find love, and the inspiring ways in which the most important relationships flourish.