Sara Beckett is a woman who knows how to get what she wants. And when she wants something, she goes after it with a vengeance. Even her best friend´s husband... Set against the backdrop of a New York City summer heat wave, this sizzling tale of a woman who knows how to use her beauty and her mind to her advantage, will have you craving for more. Part 1 in the Heat Wave Adult Short Stories for Women Series. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Crystal Sershen. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/016108/bk_acx0_016108_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
From the Author of Heat Wave comes...The Betrayal. Finishing their senior year in law school, Hallie and Sydney are swept up into a love triangle led by one man - Blake Edwards. Mysterious, wealthy, and drop-dead gorgeous, Blake coaxes them into a sordid love affair that´s bound to leave one of them broken. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Crystal Sershen. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/017750/bk_acx0_017750_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Six-year old Susan helps her grandmother in the kitchen and begins to learn the role of women in the household. It is 1825. Women are not allowed to vote and by law must obey their husbands. Seeing how hard the women of her family work, she is struck by the unfairness of such a law.Susan´s lifelong dedication culminates in the 1920 election wherein women first gain the right to vote. This story gives children a historical sense of how one woman helped to bring about the civil rights that are enjoyed today.By focusing on the childhood of famous Americans, this special series of audiobooks allows the subjects to come alive for children. The everyday details of family life, the time period in which they lived, what they wore, and the challenges they faced in school create a window through which children can access history. The early evidence of character, responsibility, ability, and courage are showcased in common situations to which every child can relate.Geared for children ages eight and up, the Childhood of Young Americans series is lively and inspirational. It´s an ideal way to sweep today´s young reader right into the past. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Marguerite Gavin. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/blak/001231/bk_blak_001231_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Annie Edson Taylor went over Niagara Falls in a barrel. Mabel Stark wrestled with tigers. Sonora Webster Carver plummeted 40 feet on horseback into a tank of water. These and the 11 other women profiled in this book performed between 1880 and 1929, when females were expected to stay home and raise families, not entertain crowds with acts of derring-do. Their bravado, equal to that of any male thrill-seeker, made them inspiring at a time when women were testing the waters of equality and freedom. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Erica Schroeder. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/peng/000950/bk_peng_000950_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Little Women is one of the best loved books of all time. Lovely Meg, talented Jo, frail Beth, spoiled Amy: these are hard lessons of poverty and of growing up in New England during the Civil War. Through their dreams, plays, pranks, letters, illnesses, and courtships, women of all ages have become a part of this remarkable family and have felt the deep sadness when Meg leaves the circle of sisters to be married at the end of Part I. Part II, chronicles Meg´s joys and mishaps as a young wife and mother, Jo´s struggle to become a writer, Beth´s tragedy, and Amy´s artistic pursuits and unexpected romance. Based on Louise May Alcott´s childhood, this lively portrait of 19th-century family life possesses a lasting vitality that has endeared it to generations of readers and listeners. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Kate Reading. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/lili/001259/bk_lili_001259_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Most people know this book from the Academy Award-winning motion picture starring Winona Ryder. Now, introduce them to the sparkling American classic behind the movie: a charming portrait of the joys and hardships of the four sisters in Civil War New England. Separated by the war from their beloved parents, these ´´little women´´ struggle to find their place in the world. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Barbara Caruso. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/reco/000789/bk_reco_000789_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This favorite book for children, based on the author´s own youthful experiences, describes the family life of the Marches in a small New England community. Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March are raised in genteel poverty by their loving mother, Marmee, while their father serves as a chaplain during the American Civil War. Jo, at 15, is ungainly, unconventional, and enterprising, with an ambition to be an author. Meg, a year older, is pretty and wishes to be a lady. Beth is a delicate child of 13 with a taste for music. Amy is a blonde beauty of 12. The story explores their domestic adventures, their attempts to increase the family´s small income, their friendship with the neighboring Laurence family, and their later love affairs and destinies as women. 1. Language: English. Narrator: C. M. Hébert. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/blak/002027/bk_blak_002027_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The dreams, pranks, misfortunes, and courtships of the March girls form a charming family portrait. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Flo Gibson. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbk/000065/bk_adbk_000065_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Generations of readers young and old, male and female, have fallen in love with the March sisters of this, Louisa May Alcott´s most popular and enduring novel. Here are talented tomboy and author-to-be Jo, tragically frail Beth, beautiful Meg, and romantic, spoiled Amy - united in their devotion to each other and their struggles to survive in New England during the Civil War. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Laural Merlington. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/alph/000013/bk_alph_000013_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This is the classic story of a year in the life of the March family. We learn of their troubles and their joys, and come to identify with the characters: Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy. While their father is away in the civil war, the sisters with their mother work to maintain a content and serene home. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jean Smart. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/ahld/000209/bk_ahld_000209_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.