Academy Award®, Golden Globe® and BAFTA® nominated CAPERNAUM is the stunning and unforgettable new film from acclaimed director Nadine Labaki (CARAMEL, WHERE DO WE GO NOW? ) In a courtroom, a young boy named Zain (Zain Al Rafeea) stands before a judge. He asks to sue his own parents for giving him life. The circumstances that have brought him to this point take us on a journey through his poverty-stricken upbringing in Beirut where he lives with his family. Forced to live by his wits in order to survive, Zain’s life reaches a turning point when his parents make an unforgivable deal that will see his younger sister married off. Left distraught by this terrible act, Zain takes to the road. While looking for work at a fairground, he befriends a young woman who is working illegally as a cleaner and helps to look after her adorable one-year-old baby, Jonas. Zain and Jonas form a touching bond but things get much more complicated when circumstances force Zain to make choices that will have huge ramifications. CAPERNAUM is a tribute to the resilience of the human spirit – a battle cry for the forgotten, the unwanted and the lost that offers hope in the most unexpected of places.
Ros, a young boy living on a drought-stricken farm, makes friends with the invisible Escher, who begins to train him in the magic of the Change. His journey leads him to leave the farm in order to decide who is telling the truth and who his real friends are. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Lloyd Allison-Young. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/005431/bk_adbl_005431_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Mail Order Bride: Arriving Ill and Scared to the California Cowboy is a story that takes place in the mid-1800s and is about love and having patience that the Lord will come through. Julia has hopes to meet her true love by responding to a Mail Order Bride advertisement from the west. On the way, Julia is stricken with a severe illness and is scared for her life. She also fears that she will not have a chance to get to know the man that God has led her to. Will she recover? Will the cowboy and his hopeful bride have a chance to know their true love? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Ria Brownlow. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/023626/bk_acx0_023626_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Following a ferocious battle against Nurgle’s hordes, Lieutenant Quiller and the crew of Titans’ Bane are trapped inside the stricken Shadowsword. With her Cadian unit half-depleted, Quiller is forced to rely upon Paragonian and Mordian replacements. Vicious infighting within the tank soon becomes as dangerous as the enemy outside. In order to survive, Quiller knows she must remind her men that loyalty, camaraderie and self-sacrifice in the name of the Emperor transcends all planetary customs and patriotism. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Ken Bradshaw, Cliff Chapman, Steve Conlin, Matt Huntbach, Penelope Rawlins, Andrew Wincott. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/gawo/000763/bk_gawo_000763_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
From the Royal Palm Literary Award-winning author of The Sinner comes a dark fantasy story about uncommon allies uniting through dreadful means who must travel across an unforgiving realm of chaos filled with cavernous castles, brutal barbarian hordes, and hellish encampments in order to save the last member of the royal bloodline. Scarred from the death of his parents, young Prince Uhlrich must set aside his eagerness for revenge in order to utilize the strength of the one person who is both his worst enemy and closest ally - a death-bred executioner who cannot see or speak, and stricken of all emotion. Enter a world of torment where trust is an unlikely relic and fear dwells within every infested shadow of despair. Where the ability to control an executioner can greatly alter the tides of war. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Tom Conry. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/061553/bk_acx0_061553_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This 10,000-word novelette contains powerful Christian influences, love, family, and other related themes meant to make you smile! Mail-Order Bride: Healed By The Lord, Loved By Her Cowboy takes place during the mid 19th century and revolves around Lillian and her Cowboy suitor, Joseph. The two immediately fall in love with one another and are elated to begin their lives together. However, Lillian becomes stricken with a severe sickness and has been given a small chance to live. Her cowboy suitor calls on the Lord to take care of his hopeful bride: He desires to show her the love, he feels, she truly deserves. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Joe Smith. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/022661/bk_acx0_022661_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Expert swordsmen Basilio and Alejo have one last mission before they go their separate ways: they must recover their teacher Don Manuel's ancient fighting manual and take it to remote Cataluña in order to have it translated by the famous alchemist Paracelsus. Unbeknownst to them, however, Don Manuel has been murdered, and a host of powerful forces has come looking for the coveted book - everyone from old lovers and lifelong archenemies to the King's assassin, and the Spanish Inquisition. The adventures of Basilio and Alejo usher in a new era of adventures in Foreworld, one wherein the Shield-Brethren, the fabled warrior monks of the medieval era, have been stricken from history. Old traditions are threatened and long-standing secrets are in danger of being revealed. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Nick Podehl. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/brll/005021/bk_brll_005021_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Now updated with explosive courtroom details... The riveting true-crime account of the heartbreaking murder that shook a Southern city to its corrupt foundation Biloxi, Mississippi: After the fatal shooting of one of the city’s most prominent couples - Vincent Sherry was a circuit court judge; his wife, Margaret, was running for mayor - their grief-stricken daughter came home to uncover the truth behind the crime that shocked a community and to follow leads that police seemed unable or unwilling to pursue. What Lynne Sposito soon discovered were bizarre connections to the Dixie Mafia, a predatory band of criminals who ran The Strip, Biloxi’s beachfront hub of sex, drugs, and sleaze. Armed with a savvy private eye - and a .357 Magnum - Lynne bravely entered a teeming underworld of merciless killers, ruthless con men, and venal politicians in order to bring her parents’ assassins to justice. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Alex Paul. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/018474/bk_adbl_018474_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
First in a new Regency romance series featuring noble gentlemen and the ladies who help them love again. Widower Benjamin Romilly, earl of Furness, lives a melancholy life. The loss of his wife in childbirth four years before has robbed him of all happiness. He can barely look at his son, who resembles his mother so strongly and is a constant reminder of her loss. But Jean Saunders, a relative of Benjamin's late wife, erupts into the grief-stricken household to restore order and take Benjamin's son away. From all Jean has heard, she assumes he won't care - but she doesn't know how wrong she is. As they come together to raise Geoffrey right, their budding attraction is undeniable. And when a nosy neighbor gets in their way, Jean has to face her darkest fears before all is made right. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Rosalyn Landor. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/reco/012321/bk_reco_012321_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.