Four of beloved author Neil Gaiman's delightfully scary, strange, and hilarious children's tales read by the author, now available unabridged. This collection includes: "The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish" An unforgettable story that will take listeners on a journey into the murky mind of a young boy and the perils of striking a bargain. "The Wolves in the Walls" Lucy is sure there are wolves living in the walls of their house, and, as everybody says, if the wolves come out of the walls, it's all over. Her family doesn't believe her. Then one day the wolves come out. "Cinnamon" This charming fable of an exotic princess who refuses to speak currently exists only on Neil's official website and has never been published in print or any other format. "Crazy Hair" Bonnie tries to comb the narrator's crazy hair, where gorillas leap and tigers stalk, and is in for a surprise in this delightful rhyming tale. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Neil Gaiman. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/harp/000945/bk_harp_000945_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
When a strong, curvy, independent woman is forced to get a sugar daddy, she has to discover the beauty in the beast or risk losing her father to cancer. Monica's father is diagnosed with cancer, and she needs to come up with a way of raising the money to pay for his treatment. Desperate, she turns to a sugar daddy website, where she meets Hugo, a strange man who makes her an even stranger offer. He has to find a bride and she has to cover her father's medical expenses. Out of options, she agrees to uproot her life and meet his demanding conditions. She doesn't know whether she's struck gold or whether there is something seriously wrong with this man. Why does he not go out at night, and never go to the village alone? Why is his house staffed by strange people with milky eyes and white hair? And why, why on earth does a man like him need to buy a bride? This is a universal story of a girl rising above a moral dilemma. What will Monica do to save her father's life? If you love BBW mail order bride stories with hot shape shifters then this wonderful romantic tale is right up your alley. So download now and discover what Monica does about this sexy, scarred, growly beast-man who likes curves in all the right places. Please note: Beastly Beauty is a serialized BBW shapeshifter romance series, which means the tale will evolve over a series of short stories. There are cliffhangers. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jessica Eastwick. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/069015/bk_acx0_069015_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
All that up-and-coming musician Jesse Jamison has ever wanted is to be on the cover of Rolling Stone. When a gossip website nearly catches him kissing someone who isn’t his famous girlfriend - and also isn’t a girl - he considers the near miss a wake-up call. There’s a lot riding on his image as the super-straight rocker, and if he wants to realize his dreams, he’ll need to toe the line. Luckily, he’s into women too. Problem solved. After a decade pretending to be his ex’s roommate, pediatrician Hunter Wyatt is done hiding. He might not know how to date in the Grindr world, how to make friends in a strange city, or whether his new job in Toronto is a mistake. But he does know that no one is worth the closet. Not even the world’s sexiest rock star. As Jesse’s charity work at Hunter’s hospital brings the two closer together, a bromance develops. Soon, Hunter is all Jesse can think about. But when it comes down to a choice between Hunter and his career, he’s not sure he’s brave enough to follow his heart. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Michael Fell. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/113022/bk_acx0_113022_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this hour, literary critic Umberto Rossi talks to Anne Strainchamps about how Philip K. Dick explores the question of "What is reality?" throughout his novels. Rossi is the author of The Twisted Worlds of Philip K. Dick: A Reading of Twenty Ontologically Uncertain Novels.Next, Anne Dick, Philip K. Dick's third wife, talks to Steve Paulson about their relationship. Anne Dick is the author of The Search for Philip K. Dick. Then, novelist Jonathan Lethem talks to Jim Fleming about the work of Philip K. Dick. Dick is one of Lethem's literary heroes. Lethem is the editor of the Library of America's three-volume set, The Philip K. Dick Collection. Lethem also reads an excerpt from his essay about Dick, "Crazy Friend."After that, Philip K. Dick scholar David Gill talks about Hollywood's adaptations of Philip K. Dick's novels and short stories. Gill's Dick-related website is Total Dick-Head.And finally, Jonathan Lethem talks to Steve Paulson about The Exegesis of Philip K. Dick, the project Dick obsessed over during the last eight years of his life as he tried to come to terms with a series of strange visionary experiences. Lethem is the co-editor, along with Pamela Jackson, of The Exegesis. [Broadcast Date: January 25, 2013] 1. Language: English. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/tbon/130125/rt_tbon_130125_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Hot wife auctions her body to the highest bidder! Martin is shocked to discover his faithful wife has been stripping in a gentlemen's club. Initially confused by the stark revelation, he confronts Jenny after he learns of her dark secret. In an unexpected turn of events, Jenny learns her husband is drawn to the idea of sharing her with other men, and they decide to explore their fantasies further. They become exclusive members of a website where wealthy men bid on each other’s wives, with the highest bidder winning the ultimate prize. In order to both stand out from the crowd, but more importantly, to satisfy his own desires of sharing his wife, Martin insists he will be watching the proceedings first hand, reveling in every second as the winning bidder enjoys the pleasures of his beautiful wife. It's not long before Jenny's body becomes a front-page attraction, as she finds her hot-wife services draw in the highest of bids. A sizzling-hot romance novella featuring wife-sharing, a husband learning of his wife flaunting her incredible figures mere inches from strange men, and a couple embarking on a journey to explore their own hot-wife fantasies. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Ward Thomas. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/119177/bk_acx0_119177_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this hour, literary critic Umberto Rossi talks to Anne Strainchamps about how Philip K. Dick explores the question of "What is reality?" throughout his novels. Rossi is the author of The Twisted Worlds of Philip K. Dick: A Reading of Twenty Ontologically Uncertain Novels.Next, Anne Dick, Philip K. Dick's third wife, talks to Steve Paulson about their relationship. Anne Dick is the author of The Search for Philip K. Dick. Then, novelist Jonathan Lethem talks to Jim Fleming about the work of Philip K. Dick. Dick is one of Lethem's literary heroes. Lethem is the editor of the Library of America's three-volume set, The Philip K. Dick Collection. Lethem also reads an excerpt from his essay about Dick, "Crazy Friend."After that, Philip K. Dick scholar David Gill talks about Hollywood's adaptations of Philip K. Dick's novels and short stories. Gill's Dick-related website is Total Dick-Head.And finally, Jonathan Lethem talks to Steve Paulson about The Exegesis of Philip K. Dick, the project Dick obsessed over during the last eight years of his life as he tried to come to terms with a series of strange visionary experiences. Lethem is the co-editor, along with Pamela Jackson, of The Exegesis. [Broadcast Date: March 7, 2012] 1. Language: English. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/tbon/120307/rt_tbon_120307_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
As I drew, the house felt eerie in its silence. . . . A strange sense stole over me, as though Bland and I were two actors on stage, our movements spotlighted, black emptiness between us. But that darkness grew smaller as the space between us shrank. I did not know if this sense was due to my immersion in Bland's face and mind and world, or to my fear of his threatening presence. Or both . . .The nerves between my shoulder blades began to tingle. Help me, God. Please.For twenty years, a killer has eluded capture for a brutal double murder. Now, forensic artist Annie Kingston has agreed to draw the updated face of Bill Bland for the popular television show American Fugitive. To do so, Annie must immerse herself in Bland's traits and personality. A single habitual expression could alter the way his face has aged. But as she descends into his criminal mind and world, someone is determined to stop her. At any cost. Annie's one hope is to complete the drawing and pray it leads authorities to Bland - before Bland can get to her. Brandilyn Collins is the bestselling author of Brink of Death, Eyes of Elisha, and other novels. She and her family divide their time between the California Bay Area and Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Visit her website at www.brandilyncollins.com. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Gabrielle de Cuir. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/zond/001034/bk_zond_001034_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The only way to stop a bad guy with fangs is a good guy with a stake. And Simon Helsing believes he was put on this Earth to do the job. He is on a single-minded crusade to hunt down vampires and kill them in their lairs. But what if vampires aren’t real? The only thing that Detective Todd Carrow believes is that the bodies turning up in Colorado Springs are the work of a lunatic. Are they strange and sadistic gang murders? Or does someone actually believe in the existence of vampires? Lexi Tarada wants to believe. As a teenager, she had an experience she still can’t explain. Now, her website sifts through the bizarre phenomena and the crazy conspiracy theories to find out what is - or might be - real. Who should Lexi believe? The detective on the case of the sadistic murders...or the guy who drives stakes through the hearts of the victims? As Lexi gets drawn deeper into Helsing’s bizarre world, and Carrow follows an increasingly baffling set of clues, fact blends into fiction, and the line blurs between what is imagined and what is real. And that may be exactly what the vampires want. "Stake is a dark and dangerous tale that is perfect for fans of The X-Files! Devious, twisted, always surprising, and deeply unnerving. Highly recommended!” (Jonathan Maberry, New York Times best-selling author of V-Wars and Lullaby) 1. Language: English. Narrator: Emily Woo Zeller. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/or/orig/000281/or_orig_000281_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
When the future controls the past, where does that leave the present? Following the death of her young son Isaac in a tragic accident for which she blames herself, Natasha's American-dream life is falling apart. She's plagued by nightmares in which she relives the motor accident that she survived but Isaac didn't. Her husband Lucas no longer sleeps with her, and to him their marriage is dying - if it isn't already dead. Worried about Natasha's health and state of mind, her best friend Emily recommends a hypnotherapist who specializes in past life regression therapy. Initially skeptical, Natasha finally researches past life regression on the Internet where following the instructions on a do-it-yourself website effects a shift in her consciousness and takes her to a time beyond time and place that is both here...and somewhere else. Bewildered, Natasha is confronted by a strange, almost alien people - the Mereflex - who tell her that they are the true owners of this world. They tell Natasha that they need her to alter the future in order to save their dying civilization. Altering the future alters the past because the past creates the pathways that lead to the future. Can she bring back her dead son by doing as these people ask? Natasha wakes up in her own bed wondering if it had all been a dream. But as she soon discovers, the dream was an all-too-real nightmare and for her the present will never be the same again. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Meghan Kelly. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/047647/bk_acx0_047647_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.