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  • Karen Kingsbury

    Chase Ryan and Keith Ellison set out to change the world with their films—and they are finally seeing their dreams come true. The dedicated producers are deep in negotiations with America’s top young movie star to play the lead in their next inspirational movie. But life takes a sudden turn for Chase, removing him from Jeremiah Productions permanently. In the process, Keith brings on one of the Baxter family members and the moviemaking continues. At the same time, a crisis hits Keith’s daughter, Andi, and Keith feels helpless to respond. Devastated by the consequences of her wrong actions, Andi ventures out on her own and decides on a course of action that could destroy...read more

  • Karen Kingsbury

    Could they change the world—before the world changes them? Filmmakers Chase Ryan and Keith Ellison left the mission field of Indonesia for the mission field of Hollywood with a dream bigger than both of them. Now they have done the impossible: raised enough money to produce a feature film with a message that could change the world. But as Chase and Keith begin shooting, their well-laid plans begin to unravel. With millions of dollars on the line, they make a desperate attempt to keep the film from falling apart—even as a temperamental actress, a botched production schedule, and their own insecurities leave little room for the creative and spiritual passion that once motivated...read more

  • Shirley Jackson

    A detailed account of one of the strangest and most shocking episodes inAmerican history, written by the author of "TheLottery" Stories of magic,superstition, and witchcraft were strictly forbidden in the little town ofSalem Village. But a group of young girls ignored those rules, spellbound bythe tales told by a woman named Tituba. When questioned about theiractivities, the terrified girls set off a whirlwind of controversy as theyaccused townsperson after townsperson of being witches. Author Shirley Jacksonexamines in careful detail this horrifying true story of accusations, trials,and executions that shook a community to its...read more

  • Gregory Benford

    The award-winning author of Timescape and Eater returns with a gripping new novel set in the same dynamic future as his wildly popular The Martian Race. Their historic mission to Mars made Julia and Victorthe most famous astronauts of all time. Now, decades later, they are ordered bythe Consortium to Pluto, where they will rendezvous with another starship ledby the brilliant, arrogant Captain Shanna Axelrod. Here, on the frozen ammoniashore of Pluto's methane sea, Shanna has discovered intelligent creaturesthriving in the -300° degree temperatures. But even as their findings shiftfrom the amazing to the inconceivable, the two crews must overcome their ownintense rivalry to work together,...read more

  • Jonathan L. Howard

    An ongoing, episodic "prose comic" from which the pictures are summoned by the magic of words, Goon Squad is set in a version of modern-day Manchester. Its biggest divergence from the real city is that it-along with most other large urban centers-has a team of superheroes to protect it against unusual threats with which the conventional forces of law and order would have problems. Goon Squad, Volume 3: Old Enemies is composed of: "Life during Wartime," "Red Wolf, Red Wolf, Does Whatever a Red Wolf Can," "Shadow of the Vivisector," "The Man from Switzerland," "The End of the Year Show," as well as an introduction read by the...read more

  • C. R. Daems

    Anna nearly dies, along with all her family, at age four from the deadly Cacao virus. But she survives, thanks to a poisonous red-headed krait. The medical community is excited since there is no known cure for the virus, but Anna and her snake, Red, have a symbiotic relationship-containment, not cure. If she is ever separated from Red, she will die.Anna struggles through foster homes. As her krait becomes known and valuable throughout the three star empires as one of only a handful of such snakes, she fights off attempts to kill her and snatch Red. She even comes to wonder if her brilliance in school and eventually at deciphering code is somehow connected to her constant companion.When the...read more

  • Adam-Troy Castro

    Available only on audio, this exciting collection features original stories by Adam-Troy Castro, some never before published. The stories collected here include The Assassin's Secret; Narrow Escape of Zipper-Girl; A Place without Portals; The Hour In Between; Greetings, Humanity! Welcome to Your Choice of Species; Her Husband's Hands; The Refrigerator in the Girlfriend; Big Stupe and the Buried Big Glowing Booger; The Last to Matter; Red Rain; The Boy and the Box; Four Haunted Houses; The Whole Crew Hates Me; Cerile and the Journeyer; Evangelist; My Wife Hates Time Travel; Survey; The New Provisions; The Shallow End of the Pool; What I Told My Little Girl about the Aliens Preparing to...read more

  • C. W. Gortner

    “This novel about Sarah Bernhardt, the iconic French actress, is both a riveting portrait of the artist as a passionate young woman and a luscious historical novel full of period detail.”—Melanie Benjamin, New York Times bestselling author of Mistress of the Ritz and The Aviator’s Wife From her beginnings as the daughter of a courtesan to her extraordinary transformation into the most celebrated actress of her era, Sarah Bernhardt is brought to life by an internationally bestselling author praised for his historical novels featuring famous women. Sarah’s highly dramatic life starts when she returns to Paris after her convent...read more

  • Georgette Heyer

    The debut novel from the creator of the Regency genre of romance fiction Based on a story she had written for her brother and published when she was nineteen years old, The Black Moth is set during the Georgian era in the 1750s and follows Lord Jack Carstares, the eldest son of the Earl of Wyncham. Six years ago, Jack took the blame when his younger brother Richard cheated at cards. Jack consequently faced social exile and fled England for the European continent. He has now secretly returned, robbing carriages as a highwayman. One day, he rescues Miss Diana Beauleigh when she is almost abducted by the Duke of Andover. Jack and Diana fall in love, but his troubled past and current...read more

  • Pamela Binnings Ewen

    Legendary fashion designer Coco Chanel is revered for her sophisticated style-the iconic little black dress-and famed for her intoxicating perfume Chanel No. 5. Yet behind the public persona is a complicated woman of intrigue, shadowed by mysterious rumors. The Queen of Paris, the new novel from award-winning author Pamela Binnings Ewen, is fiction based on facts, some uncovered only within the past few years, and vividly imagines the hidden life of Chanel during the four years of Nazi occupation in Paris in the midst of WWII. Coco Chanel could be cheerful, lighthearted, and generous; she also could be ruthless, manipulative, even cruel. Against the winds of war, with the Wehrmacht...read more

  • Anne McCaffrey

    Old enough to be used Young enough to be broken Sassinak was twelve when the raiders came. That made her just the right age: old enough to be used, young enough to be broken. Or so the slavers thought. But Sassy turned out to be a little different from your typical slave girl. Maybe it was her unusual physical strength. Maybe it was her friendship with the captured Fleet crewman. Maybe it was her spirit. Whatever it was, it wouldn’t let her resign herself to the life of a slave. She bided her time, watched for her moment. Finally it came, and she escaped. But that was only the beginning for Sassinak. Now she’s a Fleet Captain with a pirate-chasing ship of her own, and only one...read more

  • Timothy Schaffert

    A stylish, sexy page-turner set in Paris on the eve of World War II, where Clementine, a queer American ex-pat and notorious thief, is drawn out of retirement and into one last scam when the Nazis invade.   'A hint of Moulin Rouge, a whiff of Kristin Hannah’s The Nightingale, a little spritz of Hitchcock’s To Catch a Thief... The Perfume Thief is a pulse-pounding thriller and a sensuous experience you’ll want to savor.'—Oprah Daily   '[A] superb novel ... This is historical fiction at its finest, vivid and beautifully rendered.' —Emily St. John Mandel, author of The Sea of Tranquility Clementine is a seventy-two year-old reformed con artist...read more

  • Alicia Appleman-Jurman

    Here is a thrilling, uplifting story of true-life heroism unequaled since the publication of Anne Frank's diary-a story that the young must hear and their elders must remember. Take Alicia's hand-and follow. Her name is Alicia. She was thirteen when she began saving the lives of people she did not know-while fleeing the Nazis through war-ravaged Poland. Her family cruelly wrenched from her, Alicia rescued other Jews from the Gestapo, led them to safe hideouts, and lent them her courage and hope. Even the sight of her mother's brutal murder could not quash this remarkable child's faith in human goodness-or her determination to prevail against overwhelming odds. After the war, Alicia...read more

  • Karen Kingsbury

    The emotional and touching conclusion to the Baxter family series! The Baxters make plans to come together for a summer lakeside reunion, a celebration like they haven’t had in years. But before the big day, the unthinkable happens. As the Baxter family rallies together, memories come to light in the grief-stricken hours of waiting and praying, memories that bring healing and hope during a time when otherwise darkness might have the final word. In a season that changes all of them, the brilliance of family love overshadows even the valley of heartache as the Baxters draw closer to God and each other. Along the way, secrets are revealed and the truth about the family’s...read more

  • Orson Scott Card

    The novel that launched the bestselling Ender's Shadow series—available for the first time on unabridged cd The human race is at War with the 'Buggers,' an insect-like alien race. As Earth prepares to defend itself from total destruction at the hands of an inscrutable enemy, all focus is on the development of military geniuses who can fight such a war, and win. The long distances of interstellar space have given hope to the defenders of Earth--they have time to train these future commanders up from childhood, forging them into an irresistible force in the high orbital facility called the Battle School. Andrew 'Ender' Wiggin was not the only child in the Battle School; he was just the...read more

  • Terri Blackstock

    New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling suspense author Blackstock asks, When truth doesn’t make sense, will lies prevail? “Crisp prose, an engaging story, and brisk pacing make this thriller another home run for Blackstock.” —Library Journal, starred review Cathy Cramer is a former lawyer and investigative blogger who writes commentary on high-profile homicides. When she finds a threatening note warning her that she’s about to experience the same kind of judgment and speculation that she dishes out in her blog, Cathy writes it off as mischief . . . until her brother’s wife is murdered and all the “facts” point to him. The killer has...read more

  • Orson Scott Card

    Using the lore and the folk magic of the men and women who settled a continent, and the beliefs of the tribes who were here before them, Card has created an alternate frontier America; a world where a particular kind of magic really works and where that magic has colored the entire history of the colonies. Charms and beseechings, hexes and potions, all have a place in the lives of the people of this world. 'Knacks' abound: dowsers find water, sparks set fires, blacksmiths speak to their iron, the second sight warns of dangers to come, and a torch can read the heart-fire of anyone within reach. It is into this world, in a roadhouse on the track westward, amid the deep wood where the Red man...read more

  • Karen Kingsbury

    In Loving, the fourth and final book in the Bailey Flanigan Series by bestselling author Karen Kingsbury, Bailey is planning her wedding . . . but did she choose her new flame or her first love? Bailey has learned much and grown over the years, but the greatest challenges, the richest joys, and the deepest heartaches are still to come. As she enjoys the beginning of her new career and time spent with Brandon, Cody faithfully coaches his team on and off the field. Torn between her feelings for both of them, she has a difficult decision to make. Has she agreed to marry the right man? Will she spend her life with Hollywood actor Brandon Paul in Los Angeles, or will her heart draw...read more

  • Karen Kingsbury

    In Longing, the third book in the Bailey Flanigan Series by bestselling author Karen Kingsbury, Bailey struggles with her feelings for longtime love Cody even as she grows closer to movie star Brandon Paul. After a long and lonely silence from Cody Coleman, Bailey Flanigan begins to spend more and more time with her Hollywood co-star Brandon Paul. Nights on the town in New York City and long talks on the balcony of Brandon's Malibu Beach home make Bailey dizzy with new feelings and cause her to wonder if her days with Cody are over forever. Meanwhile, Cody's work coaching a small-town football team has brought him and his players national attention. In the midst of the...read more

  • Stefan Rudnicki

    Blackstone Audio presents An American Family Shakespeare Entertainment, a sparkling adaptation based on Tales from Shakespeare by Charles and Mary Lamb, augmented by miscellaneous scenes and soliloquies from Shakespeare’s plays. Read by a full cast and featuring Elizabethan songs and dances in new arrangements for stringed instruments, this production is entertaining and accessible for young and old alike! THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA read by Stephen Hoye THE COMEDY OF ERRORS read by Arte Johnson THE TAMING OF THE SHREW read by Robert Forster SCENE: Petruchio & Kate read by Gabrielle de Cuir & Stefan Rudnicki A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM read by John Rubinstein ROMEO AND...read more