The House at Riverton: A Novel Audiobook

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by Kate Morton
The Property at Riverton is a gorgeous debut novel set in England in between the wars. It is the story of an aristocratic family members, a house, a mysterious dying and a way of life that vanished permanently, instructed in flashback by a female who witnessed it all and retained a key for many years. Grace Bradley went to function at Riverton House as a servant when she was just a lady, ahead of the First World War. For several years her life was inextricably tied up with the Hartford loved ones, most notably the two daughters, Hannah and Emmeline. In the summer time of 1924, at a glittering culture social gathering held at the house, a youthful poet shot himself. The only witnesses have been Hannah and Emmeline and only they — and Grace — know the real truth. In 1999, when Grace is ninety-eight several years aged and living out her previous times in a nursing residence, she is frequented by a young director who is producing a movie about the occasions of that summer. She normally takes Grace back again to Riverton Residence and reawakens her memories. To…

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Trail of Broken Wings Audiobook

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by Sejal Badani
When her father falls into a coma, Indian American photographer Sonya reluctantly returns to the family she d fled years before. Since she left home, Sonya has lived on the run, free of any ties, while her soft-spoken sister, Trisha, has created a perfect suburban life, and her ambitious sister, Marin, has built her own successful career. But as these women come together, their various methods of coping with a terrifying history can no longer hold their memories at bay.Buried secrets rise to the surface as their father the victim of humiliating racism and perpetrator of horrible violence remains unconscious. As his condition worsens, the daughters and their mother wrestle with private hopes for his survival or death, as well as their own demons and buried secrets.Told with forceful honesty, Trail of Broken Wings reveals the burden of shame and secrets, the toxicity of cruelty and aggression, and the exquisite, liberating power of speaking and owning truth…

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Stars of Fortune: Book One of the Guardians Trilogy Audiobook

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by Nora Roberts
Ebook A single OF THE GUARDIANS TRILOGYTo celebrate the increase of their new queen, 3 goddesses of the moon created a few stars, 1 of fire, one of ice, 1 of water. But then they fell from the sky, placing the fate of all worlds in threat. And now a few ladies and three guys join forces to decide up the pieces Sasha Riggs is a reclusive artist, haunted by goals and nightmares that she turns into extraordinary paintings. Her visions guide her to the Greek island of Corfu, in which five others have been lured to look for the fire star. Sasha acknowledges them, because she has drawn them: a magician, an archaeologist, a wanderer, a fighter, a loner. All on a quest. All with secrets and techniques.Sasha is the a single who retains them collectively the seer. And in the magician, Bran Killian, she sees a man of enormous energy and compassion. As Sasha struggles with her uncommon potential, Bran is there to help her, challenge her, and think in her.But Sasha and Bran a…

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Whistling Past the Graveyard Audiobook

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by Susan Crandall
In the summer of 1963, 9-year-old spitfire Starla Claudelle runs absent from her stringent grandmother’s Mississippi house. Starla has not observed her momma since she was a few – which is when Lulu remaining for Nashville to become a well-known singer. Starla’s daddy performs on an oil rig in the Gulf, so Mamie, with her tsk-tsk seems and her bitter refrain of “Lord, give me power,” is the closest point to loved ones Starla has. Soon after currently being set on restriction yet once again for her sassy mouth, Starla is caught sneaking out for the Fourth of July parade. She fears Mamie will make very good on her threat to send Starla to reform college, so Starla walks to the outskirts of town, and just keeps strolling…. If she can get to Nashville and find her momma, then all that she promised will arrive accurate: Lulu will be a star. Daddy will come to reside in Nashville, too. And her loved ones will be complete and ideal. Going for walks a lonely place highway, Starla accepts a experience from Eula, a black female touring by yourself with a white bab…

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Grass Is Singing: A Novel Audiobook

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by Doris Lessing
Established in South Africa below white rule, Doris Lessing’s first novel is each a riveting chronicle of human disintegration and a fantastically understated social critique. Mary Turner is a self-assured, impartial young female who gets to be the depressed, annoyed wife of an ineffectual, unsuccessful farmer. Minor by small the ennui of many years on the farm function their slow poison, and Mary’s despair progresses until finally the fateful arrival of an enigmatic and virile black servant, Moses. Locked in anguish, Mary and Moses–master and slave–are trapped in a internet of mounting attraction and repulsion. Their psychic stress explodes in an electrifying scene that ends this disturbing tale of racial strife in colonial South Africa.The Grass Is Singing blends Lessing’s imaginative eyesight with her personal vividly remembered early childhood to recreate the peaceful horror of a woman’s struggle against a ruthless fate.

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Helen of Sparta Audiobook

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by Amalia Carosella
Long just before she ran absent with Paris to Troy, Helen of Sparta was haunted by nightmares of a burning city below siege. These dreams foretold impending war a war that only Helen has the electrical power to avert. To do so, she need to defy her family and betray her betrothed by fleeing the palace in the dead of evening. In need of security, she finds shelter and comfort in the arms of Theseus, son of Poseidon. With Theseus at her side, she believes she can escape her destiny. But at each switch, new hazards violence, betrayal, extortion, danger of war thwart Helen s plans and bar her path. Still, she refuses to bend to the will of the gods.A new just take on an historical fantasy, Helen of Sparta is the story of 1 girl determined to determine her personal fate.

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