New Arrivals - Audio Books
Chicago wizard Harry Dresden must help a hated enemy, Nicodemus Archleone, break into a high security vault to steal something belonging to the Lord of the Underworld.
Women are the future of American business. According to a recent Nielsen report, women will control two-thirds of American consumer wealth in less than a decade. And yet almost all business and success literature is still written for men, dispensing advice that doesn't take into account women's unique strengths or address the demands of family life on mothers.
Dabney is a 48-year-old fifth generation Nantucketer and has had a lifelong gift of matchmaking (52 couples still together to her credit). But when she discovers she is dying of cancer, she sets out to find matches for a few people very close to home: her husband; her lover journalist; and her daughter, Agnes, who is engaged to be married to the wrong man. As time slips away from Dabney, she is determined to find matches for those she loves most, but at what cost to her own relationships?
Lanconian heir Graydon Montgomery bonds with hardworking Toby Wyndam, who is fatefully able to tell him apart from his twin but who he cannot pursue because of his arranged marriage to a woman he does not love.
The irascible A. J. Fikry, owner of Island Books, has already lost his wife. Now his most prized possession, a rare book, has been stolen from right under his nose. One night upon closing, he discovers a toddler in his children's section with a note from her mother saying she can no longer raise her. It doesn't take long for the locals to notice the transformation of both bookstore and owner, especially to the lovely yet eccentric sales rep, Amelia Loman.
A novel about a young woman torn between her family duties in Chinatown and her escape into the world of ballroom dancing.
When Hadleigh Stevens makes a marriage pact with her single friends, she wasn't expecting Tripp Galloway to return to Bliss County, Wyoming, and once again meddle with her marriage plans.
A heartbroken man turns to religion after seeing a vision in the sky above Central Park while his musician brother takes drugs he thinks will help him compose a ballad for his seriously ill wife.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.