- Table View
- List View
It has been ten years since the magical Cataclysm, which destroyed the twin strongholds of the two world's most powerful Mages, killing Urtho, creator of the gryphons, and sending his forces into exile. Now Urthro's peoples--human and non-human alike live in a terraced city carved into the face of a gleaming white cliff on the edge of the Western Ocean. Secure at least,... until the fleet of the mysterious Black Kings appears in their harbor, bringing envoys who inform the residents of White Gryphon that their newfound home lies on the northern perimeter of lands claimed by this powerful kingdom. <P><P> Desperate not to lose their hard won home, Skandranon, along with his longtime friend Amberdrake--agree to accompany the envoys back to the Court of the Black Kings, hoping to negotiate an alliance.... <P> When a high ranking noble who opposes this alliance is found murdered--Skandranon and Amberdrake realize that they are up against unknown enemies who will stop at nothing, even the use of diabolical Blood Magic, to destroy White Gryphon. .
Brief biography of the quarterback Peyton Manning.
Brief biography of the baseball legend, Alex "A-Rod" Rodriguez.
A troubled adolescent girl rediscovers meaning in her own life as she investigates the complex circumstances behind a young boy's unexpected death. EVERYTHING IN FOURTEEN-YEAR-OLD Allie Canarsie's life has gone wrong. The new town, Nickel Park, where she has moved with her mother is a big disappointment. The rented trailer where they live now is cramped and depressing. School is a place to waste time and get in trouble, and friends are nonexistent. Worst of all, she has not heard from her father since he walked out on the family Feeling cut off from those around her, Allie finds herself drawn to the funerals of strangers. Here among the black-clad, sad-eyed anonymous mourners she feels a sense of belonging. But Allie's strange new hobby takes an ominous turn when she becomes preoccupied with the death--and former life--of an adolescent boy named Jimmy Muller. Soon she becomes entangled in the lives of people she has never before known, including Jimmy's best friend Dennis and Mr. Muller, the dead boy's father. Allie's determination to prove that Jimmy's death was no accident sets into a motion a chain of events that forever alters her own life, as well as the lives of those around her. As she solves the troubling puzzle of Jimmy's death, she finds some surprising answers to questions in her own life. In this provocative and affecting novel for young adults, author Susan Heyboer O'Keefe gives voice to adolescent expressions of isolation and confusion that will resonate with young readers.
She Offered Her Body. . . Jimmy Joste was a powerhouse in the oil and gas industry, but he was a weakling when it came to his gorgeous, athletic, longtime lover, Rhonda Glover. Addicted to her sexual prowess and madly in love, Joste gave her homes, cars, cash, and a $350,000 engagement ring. . . .But Left Him As A Corpse Their fifteen years of passion and excess ended the day Rhonda drove directly from a shooting range to the Austin home they once shared. After pumping ten bullets into him from a Glock 9mm, she stood over Joste's blood-splattered body and shot him six more times--twice below the waist. The Ultimate Girl Gone Wild According to Rhonda, Joste was violent, abusive, and threatened her life. Here, for the first time, are Rhonda Glover's shocking stories of drug-crazed devil worship and sexual perversity. But in a packed courtroom, prosecutors presented shocking evidence that beautiful Rhonda didn't act in self-defense--it was hot-blooded murder! Includes 16 Pages Of Shocking Photos
Not many people in Tinker's Cove, Maine, knew Old Dan Malone. The grizzled barkeep's social circle was limited to the rough-hewn lobstermen and other assorted toughs that frequented his bar. But when his body is found bobbing in the town's icy harbor, Lucy Stone makes getting to know more about Old Dan a priority. Local musician Dave Reilly insists Old Dan conned a winning lottery ticket worth five grand from him. Handyman Brian Donohue claims that Old Dan stiffed him for repair work he'd done at the bar. The confusion surrounding the death is only compounded by the arrival of actor Dylan Malone, Old Dan's brother and a prominent, if fading, attraction of the Dublin stage. Dylan has come to direct the production of "Finian's Rainbow," the featured event at Our Lady of Hope's annual St. Patrick's Day extravaganza. Was Old Dan killed by someone he'd cheated or someone he'd loved? While Lucy can't be sure, one thing is abundantly clear--the stage is set for a murder mystery with a killer ending! "Warm and homespun characters, plenty of seaside ambience and a fast-moving plot make this perfect winter cozy." --Publishers Weekly
Step into the Wild West and rediscover this enchanting novella by New York Times bestselling author Cathy Maxwell, now featuring a bonus novella by Lauri Robinson! FLANNA AND THE LAWMAN by Cathy Maxwell Desperate for someone to help her protect her land, Flanna Kennedy saves an ex-lawman from the hangman's noose by claiming him as her husband. But with Trace--the man she's dreamed of for years--finally back in her life, this prairie miss finds herself longing to turn their charade into a real marriage... BONUS BOOK INCLUDED IN THIS VOLUME! THE SHERIFF'S LAST GAMBLE by Lauri Robinson Sheriff Jake McCrery gave up gambling years ago; keeping the peace in Founder's Creek Township is all the challenge he needs. Until Stacy Blackwell arrives in town and soon becomes a frequent visitor to the Sheriff's office. Her crime? Diverting the Sheriff's attention with the mischievous light in her eyes!
A second chance at first love...SHE WAS HIS TRUE LOVEJake McClain had always loved Hope...even after she married Andrew Kingsley. And he knew she loved him--but after her policeman father had been killed, she couldn't bear to love a man in danger. So Hope became a Kingsley, entering a world of wealth and privilege far removed from Jake's honest eyes.COULD HE BE HER HERO?Now Andrew is dead...and an identical stranger has arrived at the Kingsley mansion. He says he's Adam Kingsley, home after thirty years. But his eyes follow Hope, and he knows secrets only Andrew would know. Has the husband Hope never loved returned to claim her? And how can Jake, the man she never stopped loving, save her?Previously published
What would you do to get your baby back?Separated from her newborn son after a hospital fire, single mother Nina Fairchild will do anything to get her baby back--even request help from wealthy, sensual Grant Chambers. For Grant's nephew is the spitting image of Nina's missing son...Grant will do whatever it takes to protect his family, including helping the woman who claims his sister stole her baby, if only to prove her wrong. Working so closely with Nina, Grant can't help but be drawn to the beautiful widow. But with the records of her pregnancy having mysteriously disappeared, either Nina is truly crazy, or someone is trying to make her seem to be...Previously published
Justice is in her blood...Fiona Gallagher hails from a long line of Chicago lawmen, and has fulfilled her heritage as a prosecutor, driven to put away the slime of the streets. But now she's going head-to-head with the police force, on the trail of a cop gone bad...Detective Ray Doggett is hell-bent on preventing Fiona from getting in too deep. The determined prosecutor has gotten too close to exposing the truth about the crime ring...and about him. Forcibly attracted to Fiona, he'd been sent undercover to investigate corruption--not fall in love. That is far too dangerous...for both of them.Previously published
MAKING UP FOR LOST TIME...Pierce Kincaid couldn't understand why his wife nearly fainted when he came home from the store--or why she is no longer pregnant...until a five-year-old boy asks Mommy who the stranger is. Terror-filled nightmares slowly reveal that the ex-secret agent had been kidnapped, his memory wiped clean.Pierce knows that Jessica still loves him. But if he wants a second chance at the life he lost, he'll need to discover the truth behind his abduction and take down the kidnappers targeting his family--before death truly does part them.Previously published
One of Laura Marie Altom's Best-Loved StoriesSingle-mom-to-be India Foster has never fit in. So when she's temporarily mistaken for a guest at the high school reunion she's coordinating, she gets a taste of the life she's only ever dreamed of. A life filled with friends, fun--and fireworks with a handsome hometown boy, Graydon Johnson! Too bad the snowboarder is leaving Silver Cliff just as soon as the reunion's over, because India's determined to put down roots in the remote Colorado town.Party-boy ways and a bad marriage behind him, Graydon's got a second chance to be the father his own son deserves. He's not looking for love--until he falls hard and fast. Even though he's transitioned from competitor to coach, Graydon's career still involves plenty of travel, and India's made it clear she needs a solid foundation to raise her baby. So Graydon will have to prove he's the man to help her build it.
Coming soon! The Greek Tycoon's Ultimatum by Lucy Monroe will be available Apr 28, 2015.
Includes the complete novels: <P><P> Soldier of Fortune<P> For Gabby Darwin, working as a paralegal for one of the most famous criminal lawyers in Chicago was a full-time job. J.D. was demanding, and never gave Gabby a thought--until the unforeseen happened and they were on a secret mission to Central America to track down terrorist kidnappers.<P> Tender Stranger<P> She'd met Eric Van Meer entirely by chance during an unforgettable vacation in Mexico, and with reckless abandon, she'd agreed to marry the mysterious blond stranger. Dani St. Clair, prim southern bookseller, had experienced a passion that exceeded even those in her cherished romantic novels--until a hijacked plane and a daring rescue by Eric revealed his true nature and dangerous work.<P> Enamored<P> Diego Laremos had never forgotten the last night he'd spent with Melissa Sterling five years before. She'd fled their home after a bitter dispute, hoping to escape their unhappy marriage. He hadn't forgiven her for leaving, though he'd hated himself even more for driving her away. Seeing Melissa again had renewed his hope for a possible future together...<P>
Includes<P><P> Currant Creek Valley:<P> Alexandra McKnight prefers a life of long workdays and short-term relationships, and she's found it in Hope's Crossing. A sous chef at the local ski resort, she's just been offered her dream job at an exclusive new restaurant being built in town. But when it comes to designing the kitchen, Alex finds herself getting up close and personal with construction foreman Sam Delgado....<P> Willowleaf Lane<P> Candy shop owner Charlotte Caine knows temptation.To reboot her life, shed weight and gain perspective, she's passing up sweet enticements left and right. But willpower doesn't come so easily when hell-raiser Spencer Gregory comes back to Hope's Crossing, bringing with him memories of broken promises and teen angst. A retired pro baseball player on the mend from injury--and a damaging scandal--he's interested in his own brand of reinvention. <P> Christmas in Snowflake Canyon<P> No one has ever felt sorry for Genevieve Beaumont. After all, she has everything money can buy. That is, until she discovers her fiancé has been two-timing her and she's left with two choices: marry the philanderer to please her controlling father or be disinherited and find a means to support herself.
WALKING AWAY FROM DANGER IS NOT AN OPTION FOR THESE MEN! FORBIDDEN TERRITORY Lieutenant McBride has no time for psychics-he has a kidnapper to catch and a little girl to rescue. But the honey-haired Lily Browning with the golden eyes sees things no one else does-including his own tragic secret. With a child's life at stake, he must trust Lily...even as each step plunges them deeper into danger and the uncharted territory of irresistible desire. FORBIDDEN TEMPTATION On a manhunt for the killer named Orion, hotshot criminal profiler Daniel Hartman is trying to put his ghosts to rest. Orion's latest target is Rose Browning, a matchmaker with a gift for predicting true love. Tempted by secrets she can't reveal, Daniel insists on offering some very personal protection. But can he safeguard this raven-haired beauty before his desire for revenge becomes an obsession?
GUARDIAN ANGEL INVESTIGATIONS-ALWAYS READY TO PROTECT UNBREAKABLE BOND For eight years Nina Nash has been told to move past the night that changed her life forever. But she believes that her little girl is still alive. And there's one man who'll help her find the truth. Investigator Slade Blackburn takes Nina's case, hoping to give her closure. Yet what she really needs is someone to trust, to protect her...and to erase the sadness from her sweet blue eyes. THE MISSING TWIN Detective Caleb Walker is skeptical of Madelyn Andrews's claims that her five-year-old daughter is "communicating" with her twin sister, who never made it home from the hospital. But one glimpse of the beautiful single mother, and he can't walk away. As he uncovers suspicious details, Madelyn clings to him. And the deeper he digs, the more invested Caleb becomes in the tiny family...
THESE HEROES WILL STOP AT NOTHING TO PROTECT THE WOMEN THEY LOVE! OBSESSION FBI Agent Colin Roarke vows to protect former crush Michelle Girard from the "Reunion Killer." Staying one step ahead is Colin's specialty, but as his frustration intensifies, so do the complications of long-buried feelings. When Michelle is kidnapped, clues lead Colin to an abandoned mansion where dark secrets are concealed-and dangerous desires hidden. EYEWITNESS Four years in an Afghan prison couldn't erase beautiful Devon Reese from Kieran Roarke's damaged memory. So when they meet on a beach back in Coral Cove and she begs for help, he doesn't hesitate. Especially when he learns Devon's little boy-a son he hadn't known existed-witnessed a murder. Kieran is desperate to keep his new family safe. He lost them once-he won't lose them again.
THESE COWBOYS HAVE MET THEIR MATCHES IN TWO BIG-CITY WOMEN! BIG CITY COWBOY A fish out of water-that's how Rory McAlister feels when he leaves Colorado for New York City. True, he needs this money, but somebody should have warned him modeling designer duds meant butting heads with Elizabeth Harrington-Smyth. The bossy, and not to mention gorgeous, ad exec is determined to turn Rory into the original Rhinestone Cowboy! COLORADO COWBOY Luke O'Malley is shocked to learn he has a teenage son, Cody, living in New York City...and that the boy's in trouble. Luke had no idea his romance with Megan Montgomery had resulted in a child-only that it had left him brokenhearted. Luke brings them to his ranch as a last-ditch effort to keep Cody out of jail...and to have the family he's always dreamed of.
THESE WILD WEST BODYGUARDS KNOW WHAT IT TAKES TO RIDE TO THE RESCUE! DEFENDING THE RANCHER'S DAUGHTER Kate Sampson is lucky to be alive after nearly being trampled by a stampeding cattle herd-she has to be on alert every second. Professional bodyguard Zack West offers protection...and something a lot more dangerous. The sensual cowboy had branded her with his passion years ago. Now he's back, ready to claim her love all over again. THE RANCHER BODYGUARD Grace Covington had vowed never again to lay eyes on the hotshot defense attorney who'd broken her heart. But when her stepfather is murdered, her sister found holding the bloody knife, Charlie Black is the only one who can help. And he seems determined to prove he's a changed man, too, capable of protecting her-body and soul.
Select your format based upon: 1) how you want to read your book, and 2) compatibility with your reading tool. To learn more about using Bookshare with your device, visit the "Using Bookshare" page in the Help Center.
Here is an overview of the specialized formats that Bookshare offers its members with links that go to the Help Center for more information.
- Bookshare Web Reader - a customized reading tool for Bookshare members offering all the features of DAISY with a single click of the "Read Now" link.
- DAISY (Digital Accessible Information System) - a digital book file format. DAISY books from Bookshare are DAISY 3.0 text files that work with just about every type of access technology that reads text. Books that contain images will have the download option of ‘DAISY Text with Images’.
- BRF (Braille Refreshable Format) - digital Braille for use with refreshable Braille devices and Braille embossers.
- MP3 (Mpeg audio layer 3) - Provides audio only with no text. These books are created with a text-to-speech engine and spoken by Kendra, a high quality synthetic voice from Ivona. Any device that supports MP3 playback is compatible.
- DAISY Audio - Similar to the Daisy 3.0 option above; however, this option uses MP3 files created with our text-to-speech engine that utilizes Ivona's Kendra voice. This format will work with Daisy Audio compatible players such as Victor Reader Stream and Read2Go.