A wonderfully atmospheric collection of stories from one of our most captivating writers, inspired by ghost stories, traditional folk tales and country legends from England and France. These tales are richly populated by spirits and ghosts seeking revenge; by grief-stricken women and haunted men coming to terms with their destiny - all rooted deep in the elemental landscapes of Sussex, Brittany and the Languedoc. The collection will include The Mistletoe Bride, La Fille de Melisande, Red Letter Day, The Lending Library, The House on the Hill… Stories read by Simon Russell Beale and Sian Thomas and author's notes and introductions read by Kate Mosse. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Kate Mosse, Simon Russell Beale, Sian Thomas. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/orio/000609/bk_orio_000609_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Two young British students, Nazim Jamal and Rafi Hassan, vanish without a trace. The police tell their parents that the boys had been under surveillance, that it was likely they left the country to pursue their dangerous new ideals. Seven years later, Nazim’s grief-stricken mother is still unconvinced. Jenny Cooper is her last hope. Jenny is finally beginning to settle into her role as coroner for the Severn Valley; the ghosts of her past that threatened to topple her, banished to the sidelines once more. But as the inquest into Nazim’s disappearance gets underway, the stink of corruption and conspiracy becomes clear. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Sian Thomas. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/bbcw/003564/bk_bbcw_003564_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A spirit who sees the future might rob Sully of his.When Sully’s boss is fatally shot, he becomes the main suspect in the homicide. The woman's ghost is guarding a secret, one that will reveal the true killer - if Sully can convince her to show him.But he's got other problems. The terror-stricken ghost of a powerful clairvoyant has intentions of his own, and Sully finds himself an unwilling accomplice on the spirit’s violent journey.As Sully struggles to cope with two ghosts and his own internal demons, Dez and the rest of his family fear he’s losing himself to his gift. And he might just lose more than that.Sully's world is about to change forever - if he comes out alive.The Sullivan Gray series blends mystery and the paranormal, with the brotherly twist of the Cal Leandros series or the TV show Supernatural. 1. Language: English. Narrator: John Downey. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/168835/bk_acx0_168835_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The second gripping novel from the author of The Coroner.Two young British students, Nazim Jamal and Rafi Hassan vanish without a trace. The police tell their parents that the boys had been under surveillance, that it was likely they left the country to pursue their dangerous new ideals. Seven years later, Nazim’s grief-stricken mother is still unconvinced. Jenny Cooper is her last hope.Jenny is finally beginning to settle into her role as Coroner for the Severn Valley; the ghosts of her past that threatened to topple her, banished to the sidelines once more. But as the inquest into Nazim's disappearance gets underway, the stink of corruption and conspiracy becomes clear ...As the pressure from above increases, a code of silence is imposed on the inquest and events begin to spiral out of all control, pushing Jenny to breaking point. For how could she have known that by unravelling the mysteries of the disappeared, she would begin to unearth her own buried secrets? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Fenella Woolgar. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/macm/000527/bk_macm_000527_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Twenty-five-year-old Ivy Rowan rises from her sickbed after being struck by the great influenza epidemic of 1918, only to discover that the world has been torn apart in just a few short days. But Ivy's lifelong gift - or curse - remains. She sees the uninvited ones - ghosts of loved ones who appear to her, unasked for and unwelcomed, for they always herald impending death. On that October evening in 1918, Ivy sees the spirit of her grandmother rocking in her mother's chair. An hour later she learns her younger brother and father have killed a young German out of retaliation for the death, in the Great War, of Ivy's other brother, Billy. Horrified, she leaves home and soon realizes that the flu has caused utter panic, and the rules governing society have broken down. Ivy is drawn into this new world of jazz, passion, and freedom, where people live for today because they could be stricken by nightfall. She even enters into a relationship with the murdered German man's brother, Daniel Schendel. But as her uninvited guests begin to appear to her more often, she knows her life will be torn apart once again, and terrifying secrets will unfold. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Emily Woo Zeller. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/harp/004752/bk_harp_004752_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
With enormous heart and dazzling agility, Amy Franklin-Willis expertly mines the fault lines in one Southern working-class family. Driven by the soulful voices of 42-year-old Ezekiel Cooper and his mother, Lillian, The Lost Saints of Tennessee journeys from the 1940s to 1980s as it follows Zeke's evolution from anointed son to honorable sibling to unhinged middle-aged man. After Zeke loses his twin brother in a mysterious drowning and his wife to divorce, only ghosts remain in his hometown of Clayton, Tennessee. Zeke makes the decision to leave town in a final attempt to escape his pain, throwing his two treasured possessions - a copy of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and his dead brother's ancient dog - into his truck and heading east. He leaves behind two young daughters and his estranged mother, who reveals her own conflicting view of the Cooper family story in a vulnerable but spirited voice stricken by guilt over old sins and clinging to the hope that her family isn't beyond repair. When Zeke finds refuge with cousins in Virginia horse country, divine acts in the form of severe weather, illness, and a new romance collide, leading Zeke to a crossroads where he must decide the fate of his family. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Fleet Cooper. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/021804/bk_adbl_021804_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Loyalty will bind them together - or tear them apart.Nightfall still holds Alveria in its grip. Terrifying ghosts continue to haunt the stricken kingdom, while crops wither in the fields from lack of sunlight. If the light doesn’t return soon, thousands will starve.But a worse fate awaits the Untameables.Laini Unclaimed has revealed the shocking truth discovered after her journey to the hallowed realm: The gods are not lost but have instead been reborn on Earth as mere mortals in order to face their ultimate destruction for rejecting Hel.The goddess’s bitterness is far too familiar, as the sting of the dragon hunter Tyr’s betrayal remains fresh in Laini’s mind. Yet as her connection to Hel grows, Laini sees the damage that results in allowing the past to infect the present - and she’s determined not to make the same mistake as the vengeful god.Armed with newfound faith in her fellow rag-tag band of Untameables, Laini and the dragons must track down the rest of the young gods and protect them from the rapidly growing cult of Hel - before the power of their worship allows the goddess to break free from the shackles of the underworld.As Hel’s threat looms closer, Laini must rise up and fight for those she believes in.Before all is lost.This novel contains violence and profanity. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Rebekah Nemethy. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/179912/bk_acx0_179912_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Professional bodyguard D Hunter takes a gig protecting rapper Asya Roc at an underground fight club in poverty-stricken Brownsville, Brooklyn. Unknown to D, the rapper has arranged to purchase illegal guns at the event. An acquaintance of D's from the streets, Ice, turns out to be the courier. During the exchange, a robbery is attempted and Ice is wounded. D gets Asya Roc to safety but, now in possession of the illicit merchandise, finds himself being chased by two gunmen. When D and his pursuers run into a corrupt detective, a bloody shootout ensues. D, who has just moved back to Brooklyn after decades in Manhattan, finds himself involved in multiple mysteries. Who were the gunmen? Why were they after the guns? Who was being set up - Asya Roc or Ice? Meanwhile, he gets a much-needed paying assignment to track down the rarest soul music single ever recorded. With gentrifying Brooklyn as the backdrop, D works to unravel various mysteries - both criminal and musical - while coming to terms with the failure of his security company and the ghosts of his childhood in "oldBrooklyn". Like its predecessors The Accidental Hunter and The Plot Against Hip Hop, The Lost Treasures of R&B uses pop music as the backdrop for a noir-flavored big-city tale. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Shayna Small. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/blak/007124/bk_blak_007124_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
It's Valentine's Day and private detective John Justin Mallory is planning on closing up the office early and taking his partner, Col. Winnifred Carruthers, out to dinner, since he's sure no one else will do so. But before he can turn off the lights and lock the door, a panic-stricken Buffalo Bill Brody visits them.It seems that the Eastminster pet show is being held the next day, and his dragon, Fluffy, the heavy favorite, has been kidnapped. Mallory's nocturnal hunt for the miniature dragon takes him to some of the stranger sections of this Manhattan - Greenwitch Village (which is right around the corner from Greenwich Village and is populated by witches and covens); a wax museum where figures of Humphrey Bogart, Sydney Greenstreet and Peter Lorre come alive; Gracie Mansion (which is haunted by the ghosts of former mayors); and the Bureau of Missing Creatures, a movie set where they're filming a PBS documentary on zombies and various other denizens of the Manhattan night.As Mallory follows the leads and hunts for clues, he comes up against one dead end after another. Along the way he meets a few old friends and enemies, and a host of strange new inhabitants of this otherworldly Manhattan. Aided by a strange goblin named Jeeves, Mallory has only one night to find a tiny dragon that's hidden somewhere in a city of seven million. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Peter Ganim. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/001268/bk_adbl_001268_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.