Granny was famous for her award-winning apple pies - and notorious for murdering her husband Jacob at their homestead in Julian, California. The only trouble is, Granny was framed, then murdered. For more than 100 years, Granny´s spirit has been searching for someone to help her see that justice is served - and she hits pay dirt when she pops in to a séance attended by her great-great-great-granddaughter, modern-day divorced mom Emma Whitecastle. Together, Emma and Granny Apples solve mysteries of the past and the present - starting with Granny´s own unjust murder rap in the final days of the California Gold Rush. Along with a sprinkling of history, this spirited new mystery series features the amateur sleuth team of Emma Whitecastle and the spirit of her pie-baking great-great-great-grandmother, Granny Apples. ´´Emma handles her ´gift´ of seeing the dead with aplomb, and class. I´ll look forward to seeing where the sequel will take Emma and Granny.´´ (Deadly Pleasures) ´´A charming tale, as appealing as apple pie. I predict a long life (and afterlife) for Sue Ann´s latest series.´´ (Harley Jane Kozak, Agatha, Anthony, and Macavity Award-winning author of Dating Dead Men) ´´Take colorful characters in a charming setting, mix in a dash of romance, add a pinch of the paranormal, and serve it up like one of Granny´s famous pies. I guarantee you´ll be back for seconds.´´ (Deborah Sharp, author of Mama Rides Shotgun) 1. Language: English. Narrator: Sandra Murphy. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/150140/bk_acx0_150140_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A Plain and Simple Heart, an exciting new Amish-meets-Wild West adventure from best-selling authors Lori Copeland and Virginia Smith, weaves an entertaining and romantic tale for devoted fans and new listeners. 1884. Several years earlier, young Rebecca Switzer lost her heart to Jesse Montgomery, a rugged but dissolute cowboy on a dusty cattle trail near the Amish settlement of Apple Grove. Now, she is grown up, and when she hears one day that he has been spotted nearby, her desire is plain and simple: She must see him. Sheriff Colin Maddox is counting the days until he can leave law enforcement and follow his dream of starting a church. When a lovely woman, new to town and looking travel weary and a bit lost, gets caught up in the middle of a temperance riot, she is arrested along with the leaders. He can hardly believe she is what she claims - a plain and simple woman. Nor can he believe how quickly he loses his heart to her. Can Colin convince her to forget Jesse and give him a chance? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Cecily White. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/108734/bk_acx0_108734_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Interior designer Tessa McKenzie has built a good life far from her Washington hometown. She intends to get back to it - as soon as she sells the cluttered Victorian house and antiques shop she inherited from her sister, Emily. But leaving Apple Valley a second time won´t be so easy. There´s her grieving nephew, Alex, to consider. And there´s Sheriff Cade Cunningham, the adolescent crush who could easily break her heart again if she let him. To Cade, Tessa was simply his high school sweetheart´s kid sister. But now there´s no denying she´s a beautiful and caring grown woman, one he´d like to get to know. Except that Tessa is determined to leave again. If Cade wants to change her mind, he´ll have to show her that small-town life has its lovable side - and that he does too. Most of all, he´ll have to convince Tess they´re good together, and that every step has led her right where she was always meant to be. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Eileen Stevens. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/013606/bk_adbl_013606_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Matt´s story jumps ahead to 1971, where his 21-year-old son, Clay, joins him in the family business. Matt and Clay are off to a rousing start as they are hired by an underworld figure to help him surrender to the authorities, because he´s afraid he´ll be killed before he gets to say his piece in court. Clay´s going to learn the hard way that the job is not as easy as he thought it might be. Murder is never easy. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Patrick Conn. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/010197/bk_acx0_010197_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The gnomes of the magical Fairy Realm are in trouble, and not even the Queen´s magic can help them! Jessie and her friends must travel to the Hidden Valley to solve the gnomes´ terrible problem. Along the way, they journey through a part of the Realm Jessie´s never seen before - and meet the delightful furrybears of Brill! The Last Fairy-Apple Tree is the fourth exciting adventure in Emily Rodda´s magical Fairy Realm series. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Lucy Bell. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/boli/001227/bk_boli_001227_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The start of a mischievous new middle-grade series has trouble written all over it. Twelve-year-old Seamus Hinkle is a good kid with a perfect school record—until the day he accidently kills his substitute teacher with an apple. Seamus is immediately shipped off to a detention facility—only to discover that Kilter Academy is actually a school to mold future Troublemakers, where demerits are awarded as a prize for bad behavior and each student is tasked to pull various pranks on their teachers in order to excel. Initially determined to avoid any more mishaps, Seamus nonetheless inadvertently emerges as a uniquely skilled troublemaker. Together with new friends Lemon and Elinor, he rises to the top of his class while beginning to discover that Kilter Academy has some major secrets and surprises in store…. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Eric Michael Summerer. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/004102/bk_adbl_004102_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Adam Kingsley reigns as the young prince of Manhattan. Everything he touches turns to gold, making him the envy of Wall Street. Women swoon at his feet, money is no object, and his killer good looks are as wicked as sin. A dangerous trifecta that allows him to possess anything or anyone he desires.What more could a 32-year-old man wish for? Maybe that his life never changes and his murky past stays far away. Sounds reasonable, yet life seldom is. Kathryn Delcour is an alluring socialite with unique erotic tastes who helps others find true sexual fulfillment. When she suddenly appears on the New York City social scene, Adam finds this complex woman too tempting to resist. He will stop at nothing to have her, yet she is warned to stay away from him and his player ways. Kathryn tries to keep him at arm´s length, but her arms may not be strong enough to hold the charismatic Adam Kingsley at bay. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Christian Fox. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/tant/003505/bk_tant_003505_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Maizie Appleton dreams of a wedding to a man equal to the heroes in the books she reads and the stories she writes. She dreams of a wedding under her family´s apple orchard when the blossoms are fragrant. When Cole Newton, a man from Washington, is hired by Maizie´s father to help in the orchards, Maizie feels replaced in the family. Then, disaster threatens, and Cole saves the family from ruin, proving to Maizie that a living man is worth 10 of those found in her books. Still, her desire to be needed by those she loves keeps her from truly giving her emotions to Cole. Can these two set aside their personal pain to find a love only God could have created? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Karen Moran. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/147094/bk_acx0_147094_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A new LGBT fantasy series from award-winning author Isobel Starling A lost lordling, a farm boy, and a tale of mystery, magic, and murder! After a traumatic event, Winter Aeling finds himself destitute and penniless in the backwater town of Mallowick. He needs to travel to the city of Serein and impart grave news that will bring war to the Empire, but without a horse, money, and with not a soul willing to help him, he has no choice but to line up with the common folk seeking paid work on the harvest. As wagons roll into the market square and farmers choose day laborers, Winter is singled out for abuse by a brute of a farmer. The only man who stands up for him is the farmer´s beguiling son, Adam, and on locking eyes with the swarthy young man Winter feels the immediate spark of attraction. Winter soon realizes there is a reason he has been drawn to Blackdown Farm. The farmer possesses a precious item that was stolen long ago from Winter’s family, and he determines to retrieve it. He also cannot take his eyes off Adam, and as the young man opens up Winter can’t help wondering if Adam is just kind or his kind! FYI - Apple Boy has an M/M couple, graphic gay sexual activity, and a cliffhanger ending.*The next book in the series, Dark Harvest (The Quiet Work, Book 2), is coming soon!* 1. Language: English. Narrator: Gary Furlong. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/149664/bk_acx0_149664_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.