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  • Sterling North

    In 1918 Wisconsin, 11-year-old Sterling North has an almost perfect life. He keeps skunks in the backyard, goes everywhere with his enormous Saint Bernard, and is building a canoe in the living room. The only trouble is life gets a little lonely for him and his father since his mother died. While scouting around the woods one afternoon, he discovers an abandoned, month-old raccoon. Afraid the kit will die on its own, he takes it home to join his menagerie. Soon Sterling and the mischievous raccoon Rascal are sharing one adventure after another, swimming, fishing, and camping. Theirs is an unforgettable friendship-until everything suddenly changes one warm spring day. In this heart-warming...read more

  • Jim Murphy

    We all know about the famous generals and the major battles of the Civil War. But for the soldiers who actually fought, the war was all too real. It was especially traumatic for the thousands of soldiers who ranged in age from 10 to 15. Some young soldiers joined the fray to escape the boredom of farm work or to 'set the South straight.' Many of them kept diaries and wrote letters home. Through their eyes, we see what life was like on the edge of chaos. Some of their writing describes the gruesome details of forced marches and deaths on the battlefield. Balanced with anecdotes of practical jokes they played on one another and interesting people they met, their stories touch our minds and...read more

  • Darian North

    Best-selling author Darian North's Violation is a tightly woven, psychologically complex mystery. It is both fast-paced suspense and a heart-rending look at the long term effects of violent crime on its victims. At the age of 17 Thea Auben was raped, beaten and left for dead. Fourteen years later, she lives under an assumed name in a carefully constructed online world. Her only real relationship is with her son David. She has done everything in her power to protect David from the truth about his conception, but he is no longer satisfied by her vague answers about his father. With the help of a cyber-friend, David runs away to discover what his mother is hiding. Now, Thea is forced to...read more

  • Richard Parry

    All the danger and excitement of Alaska's Klondike Gold Rush bursts from the page in this action-packed western. With his masterful storytelling, Richard Parry transports you to frozen boomtowns and the forbidding wilderness of the late 1800s northern frontier to travel alongside notorious gunfighter Wyatt Earp. Fifty-year-old Earp is ready to hang up his guns. Instead of enforcing the law, he and his wife are heading through the rugged Yukon territory to try their luck in the Alaskan gold fields. But young Nathan Blaylock-convinced he is Earp's illegitimate son-is tracking the famous gunslinger with his own deadly agenda of hate and revenge. A resident of Alaska, Richard Parry dramatically...read more

  • Richard Parry

    Novelist Richard Parry packs hard-hitting action, fast-moving plot twists, and offbeat frontier characters into this sequel to The Winter Wolf. As you travel alongside Nathan Blaylock, son of the legendary gunslinger Wyatt Earp, you will experience the danger and rugged beauty of the Alaskan wilderness of 1901. Ever since his Chinese lover died giving birth in the unruly town of Dawson, Nathan has been searching for his young son. The boy vanished along with the local doctor and patent medicine salesman, Doc Hennison. As Nathan follows Doc's trail throughout Alaska, he encounters seemingly insurmountable obstacles: lawless opportunists, the harsh Yukon winter weather, and a beautiful South...read more

  • John Frank

    Grizz Brickbottom is one tough cowboy. But even the toughest cowboys, those who floss their teeth with barbed wire as Grizz does, can use some companionship. So Grizz adopts a dog that will help out with the cattle rustling and the mountain lion chasing. But somehow Grizz ends up with a pretty, pampered poodle, not a fierce, brave canine. John Frank delights in this tale filled with vivid imagery and loveable cowboy characters, who end up getting tamed by a little poodle named Foofy. Narrator Ed Sala perfectly captures this delightful story of how the West got a little less...read more

  • Caroline B. Cooney

    Christmas is coming and everyone around 16-year-old Liz Kitchell is busy with preparations. The big houses in her neighborhood are shimmering inside and out with luxurious decorations. And her parents are trying to impress all their friends with extravagant parties and expensive gifts. But Liz feels empty inside. In her English class, her group has to write a composition: How do you get what you want for Christmas? While Liz and her classmates write jokes, she wonders-what is the real reason for the celebration? As Liz begins to reach out to others who are hurting, she discovers the true joy of the season. Best-selling author for young adults, Caroline B. Cooney pens a memorable story about...read more

  • Zane Grey

    Legendary writer Zane Grey earned legions of devoted fans with his gritty westerns. In To The Last Man, he dramatizes the events of the Pleasant Valley War of Arizona, a bloody feud that nearly wiped two families off the face of the earth. Jean Isbel has settled in Oregon and is growing comfortable with his new home when an urgent letter arrives from his father. Trouble is brewing in Arizona between the Isbel cattlemen and the Jorth clan of sheepmen. Rushing to his father's side, Jean arrives just before the first bullets start flying. But matters are complicated when Jean and Ellen Jorth, daughter of the sheepmen's leader, fall in love. Jean will have to balance his love for Ellen with his...read more

  • John Jerome

    In Stone Work, critically-acclaimed author John Jerome describes the back-breaking but soul-strengthening task of building a stone wall on his New England farm. Equipped only with gloves, elemental tools, and the sense to get out of the way of rolling boulders, Jerome tries to reconstruct a wall in a year. The job begins on a whim-he decides to move a stone wall hidden in the woods on his property for the sheer pleasure of seeing it from his house. While wrangling, lugging, rolling, and carting an entity that responds only to gravity and leverage, Jerome grasps the gifts of the seasons and the complexities of being a middle-aged male. Philosophical, yet almost giddy with the excitement of...read more

  • William Van Meter

    Widely published journalist William Van Meter returned to his hometown of Bowling Green, Kentucky, to research this harrowing account of a horrifying crime that occurred at Western Kentucky University. In 2003, attractive college student Katie Autry was found dead in her dorm room after being raped, stabbed, and set on fire. As Van Meter delves into the facts of the case, further disturbing information...read more

  • John Dunning

    John Dunning captured top places on national best-seller lists with The Bookman's Wake, a New York Times notable book of the year that prompted one critic to comment, 'John Dunning writes stunningly good mysteries.' Deadline is a suspenseful tale that begins in a dusty newsroom, but spins out into a dark world of conspiracy and murder. Although Dalton Walker is an award-winning journalist, his attempt to write fiction has gone nowhere. So he hires on at a small New Jersey newspaper, the Tribune, hungry again for the excitement of headlines and hard-hitting features. His job begins with covering a child's death in a fire and a showgirl's Amish background. But these routine assignments soon...read more

  • Larry Brown

    This gripping novel is not only one of the best books written about Vietnam; it is also one of the most powerful anti-war novels in American literature. Walter James has no face. Braiden Chaney has no arms or legs. They lost them 22 years ago, in Vietnam. Now, in the course of one long night in a V.A. hospital, these two soldiers-one black, the other white-reveal how they came to be where they are and what they can only hope to...read more

  • Robert Olmstead

    Author Robert Olmstead's work has been called 'brilliant and compelling' by the Chicago Tribune. Here, he takes us back to the Civil War. Robey Child, only 14, must go to the battlefield to bring his injured father home. Clad in a homemade uniform-gray on one side, blue on the other-and riding a powerful coal black horse, Robey sets out on a journey that will make him a man. '... a powerful, redemptive narrative.'-Publishers...read more

  • Gary D. Svee

    Spur Award-winning author Gary Svee pens Westerns of the highest calibre. Showdown at Buffalo Jump is a rough and tumble thrill ride into the bawdy towns and open plains of the Old West. The word is out. Max Bass wants an able bodied, fullbosomed woman to complete his life. One problem though: when he describes himself, he outright lies about nearly everything, including his lifestyle, his home, and his money. Soon, he finds himself with a sharp-tongued vixen-and big trouble-on his...read more

  • James Hime

    Edgar Award nominee James Hime's first venture into Texas crime writing was praised as 'one of the most impressive debuts in years' by Booklist. His second mystery novel set in Texas, Scared Money brings back Jeremiah Spur, an ex- Ranger who's just been recruited to work with the CIA on a special case. Meanwhile, Spur's friend, Deputy Sheriff Clyde Thomas, investigates a drug-related murder in a usually quiet small...read more

  • Harlan Coben

    Critically acclaimed, best-selling author Harlan Coben has won the Shamus, Anthony, and Edgar Awards during his impressive career. Tell No One is an irresistibly suspenseful thriller infused with nail-biting tension and packed with shocking plot twists. It has been eight years since Dr. David Beck's wife, Elizabeth, was murdered by a serial killer. When Beck receives a message containing a phrase only Elizabeth should know, he is tormented to tears. Either someone is playing a sick joke, or the wife he's never stopped loving is still alive. He's been warned to tell no one, and as the desperation of his search for the truth intensifies, he heads straight toward a deadly secret. Coben tempers...read more

  • Craig Lesley

    Winner of the Pacific Northwest Book Association No. 1 Fiction Book Award for 1995, The Sky Fisherman is the poignant story of a young man coming of age in a small Oregon town. Laced with love of the great outdoors and infused with colorful local characters, this audiobook is a rich glimpse at life in the Pacific Northwest. The lives of young Culver, his twice-married mother, and his charismatic Uncle Jake are shadowed by the death of Culver's father in a fishing accident. When a suspicious fire destroys the town mill and three murders occur, Culver and his family must fight to escape the dangers swirling around them. Vigorous and compassionate, The Sky Fisherman announces the dawning of an...read more

  • Lori Wick

    In the late 1800s, the adventurous Reagan Sullivan leaves the bustle of New York City and moves to the wide open spaces of Texas, to work as a nanny. Fiercely independent and headstrong, she trusts no man - not even God. But when Reagan meets Cash Rawlings, she embarks on an adventure she never anticipated. As they have many conversations about spirituality, her fears miraculously melt away, and she opens up her heart to Christ. Christian fiction writer Lori Wick delights readers with her talent for creating best-selling romances based on Christian principles. City Girl completes The Yellow Rose Trilogy. Narrator Ed Sala exquisitely shares the inspirational message of faith and...read more

  • Gilbert Morris

    Best-selling inspirational author Gilbert Morris creates absorbing historical novels filled with authentic details and true-to-life situations. With this unforgettable story of redemption and honor, he demonstrates that good can be found anywhere-even in the aftermath of Civil War destruction. Quentin Laribee has a bright future as a surgeon in New York City. Not only is he considered one of the best, he plans to marry beautiful Irene Chambers. But he is sent to southern battlegrounds where he accidently kills an enemy soldier in the act of surrendering. Stricken with guilt, he heads to Alabama in search of the dead man's family. As Quentin struggles to save the soldier's widow from...read more

  • Lori Wick

    Shotgun, Texas didn't come by its name accidentally. In this Wild West town, shootouts are commonplace. Trying to keep peace in this rough place is Liberty Drake, a sharpshooting female deputy who has no trouble holding her own-until she meets Slater Rawlings, a handsome ex-Texas Ranger. As their love grows, Slater wants Liberty as his wife. But he also wants her to give up her gun and badge. Caught between her heart and her job, Liberty asks God for guidance. All the emotions and struggles the young couple face are fully captured by Ed Sala's dramatic narration. With more than 1.5 million copies of her books in print, Lori Wick is one of today's most popular Christian fiction writers. Her...read more