***Special Curse of the Beast song at the end of audiobook: ´´Fallen Star´´!*** A dark shadow stalks the night, watching her--waiting to claim what is his. Seventeen-year-old Tayla Jonas longs for a simple life, but after a traumatizing family loss she is forced to be both mother and sister to her cousins while caring for her mentally unstable aunt. Moving to her grandma´s quiet town of Cody, Wyoming, Tayla finds some normalcy with her quirky green-activist friend, Chel, who wastes no time converting her to vegetarianism. After a few weeks at her new school, Tayla catches the eye of Kyle Harrington, the high school quarterback and resident millionaire who can seduce any girl with his charismatic charm, including Tayla. But Kyle is anything but what he seems. An ancient curse has her in its crosshairs, and a powerful werewolf claims her. Dismayed by the prospect of a werewolf for a shadow, Tayla fears for the safety of her friends and family. How will she keep the werewolf´s insatiable hunger in check? Her plans for a vegetarian lifestyle quickly dwindle away, and Tayla wrestles to fit her frazzled life back together piece by piece. But what she didn´t expect was her attraction to the werewolf or the power of the full moon. Will Tayla be strong enough to survive the curse of the beast? Or will it consume her like so many before? Find out in the first installment of this unique retelling of Beauty and the Beast. A clean young-adult paranormal romance. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Ali Cheff. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/030227/bk_acx0_030227_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Will knows a secret. Somewhere in the forest, behind the abbey where he lives, is a grave. And beneath the snow lies something he thought could never die.But Will is not alone in knowing the truth behind the Crowfield Curse. Hidden in the dusk, someone else is watching... A spooky, suspenseful story for older children from acclaimed author Pat Walsh, The Crowfield Curse was shortlisted for the Times Children’s Fiction Competition. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Ric Jerrom. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/bbcw/004614/bk_bbcw_004614_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The Book of Curses is full of dark, wicked magic. Open it only if you dare! Alex Zwick never does what he is told. So when he finds a magic book, he just can´t stop making wishes, even when they go horribly wrong. Can Alex and his friend Emily outsmart the book? Or will the chillingly evil laughter of the book ring out in triumph yet again? 1. Language: English. Narrator: K. A. Wiggins. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/086314/bk_acx0_086314_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Caitlyn Aguirre is no magician - but that doesn´t make her useless. After discovering her true talent and uncovering the long-lost secret behind Objects of Power, Cat returns to school - intent on showing everyone what she can do. But her mere existence is a threat to the balance of power, convincing some to befriend her, some to try to use her...and some to remove her. And when she and her closest friends become the target of a deadly plot, she must use all her wits to save them and escape before she becomes the first casualty in a deadly war. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Saskia Maarleveld. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/podm/001118/bk_podm_001118_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Keith´s mother is dead, but that doesn´t mean she´s stopped trying to help him turn his life around. His dad, however, doesn´t see any reason he or Keith should stop drinking or using drugs. Ashley and her two best friends have never known real love. When the girls make a road trip into a larger city near their home on the Oklahoma plains, they stumble upon a book at an estate sale that might be the answer to their romantic problems. When the school´s renowned drug user approaches Ashley, she doesn´t think there´s any way she´d ever fall for Keith. As her friends use the grimoire to wreak havoc on the boys of the school who have mistreated them, Ashley can´t help but wonder if Keith´s interest is real or the result of the spells her friends claim to be creating. Then the high school erupts in chaos and the unlikely couple have to work against the evil that has been unleashed on their small town. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Ryan Bergman. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/069435/bk_acx0_069435_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
´´´Eleven is not too young for war,´ Ike said to Barfoot, who swished his tail agreeably, then lumbered to the yard table and stuck his nose in an unattended pie.´´ When a steamboat arrives heralding the news that Iowa has been called up to represent the Union of the United States of America, Ike is beside himself with excitement. For months, the promise of war has enveloped small-town Keokuk like a grand game that everyone´s in on - everyone but Ike, his swaybacked pony, and his best friend and checkers partner, Albirdie. Left behind with Mother and the aunts and girl cousins while the Button men march forth toward glory, Ike´s fate is sealed. Unless he can call on the ingenuity of his fabled (some say cursed) ancestor - the adventuresome Uncle Palmer - seek passage to Missouri disguised as a drummer boy, and meet up with the Iowa First, that is. But some opportunities are meant to be missed. And some arrive when you least expect them. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Nick Podehl. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/brll/006569/bk_brll_006569_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Fourteen-year-old Mariel returns to England for her grandmother’s funeral. It is the first time she has been back since she emigrated with her mother as a baby, and it is the beginning of the uncovering of some really extraordinary truths about the Considine family. Why did Mariel’s mum argue with Grandma all those years ago? Why does Amelia wear so much perfume? Why is there a very large cat flap in Louvre House? And most importantly, what is the dark secret that lies at the heart of the family? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Judy Flynn. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/oakh/000376/bk_oakh_000376_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
On an unseasonably warm Easter Sunday, a young girl named Ivy discovers a chilling secret in the basement of the Rumbaugh pharmacy across the street from the hotel where she lives with her mother. The discovery reveals a disturbing side to the eccentric lives of family friends Abner and Adolph Rumbaugh, known throughout their small western Pennsylvania town simply as the Twins. It seems that Ab and Dolph have been compelled by a powerful mutual love for their deceased mother to do something extraordinary, something that in its own twisted way bridges the gap between the living and the dead. Immediately, Ivy´s discovery provokes the revelation of a Rumbaugh family curse, a curse that, as Ivy will learn over the coming years, holds a strange power over herself and her own mother. In his third book for young adults, Jack Gantos has scripted a completely original drama. With gothic flavor and black humor, he depicts a group of people bound together by love, compulsion, and a passion for taxidermy. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Lisa Datz. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/lili/000349/bk_lili_000349_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In the third and final volume of Emily Bold´s The Curse Series, Sam returns to the present day from seventeenth-century Scotland, reunited with her love, Payton, and relieved that the curse has been lifted. But their happiness is tempered by Sam´s unsettling feeling that all is not yet right. Overburdened with the guilt she feels for unwittingly causing the curse that destroyed Payton´s life for nearly three centuries, Sam is determined to return to the past to fix it. Fearing that the love of his life will want to remain with his past self, Payton follows Sam into history, desperate to bring her back to the present - and to the new life they´ve made together. As the past and present clash, the two lovers face the most difficult choice of their lives: allow their history to remain as it was, with all its dangers, injustices, and pain, or fight to improve it - and risk the very love that binds them together. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Justine Eyre. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/brll/007953/bk_brll_007953_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
They could be anyone, anywhere...even the person walking by you right now. The Veritas Project is their code name - but only a handful of people know teens Elijah and Elisha Springfield have been covertly commissioned by the president to investigate strange mysteries that delve into the paranormal and supernatural. Their charge is to find out not only what happened but why - the veritas (Latin for ´´truth´´) behind the seemingly impossible phenomena. Their new assignment: Hangman´s Curse In Baker, Washington, three popular student athletes lie in incoherent comas, with loss of muscle coordination, severe paranoia, and hallucinations. It´s whispered that they´re victims of Abel Frye - a curse that´s haunted the school since a student died there in the 1930s. Now the curse is spreading, and students are running scared. The Veritas Project must go undercover to find the truth...before it´s too late. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Frank Peretti. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/tnwd/000772/bk_tnwd_000772_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.