New October Books on CD and MP-3
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Queen of kings : the immortal story of Cleopatra -- Upon hearing news of her husband Antony's death, Cleopatra is distraught. In an effort to resurrect him, she summons the fearsome warrior goddess Sekhmet. Striking a deal with the deity, Cleopatra pays a terrible price in the bargain and is transformed into a terrifying vampire-like creature whose lust for blood is only matched by her desire to exact vengeance upon those who have wronged her.
Taker -- On the midnight shift at a hospital in rural Maine, Dr. Luke Findley is expecting another quiet evening of frostbite and the occasional domestic dispute. But the minute Lanore McIlvrae—Lanny—walks into his ER, she changes his life forever. A mysterious woman with a past and plenty of dark secrets, Lanny is unlike anyone Luke has ever met. He is inexplicably drawn to her . . . despite the fact that she is a murder suspect with a police escort. And as she begins to tell her story, a story of enduring love and consummate betrayal that transcends time and mortality, Luke finds himself utterly captivated.
-- Randall Haight has a secret: He is a convicted murderer, a man with the blood of a young girl on his hands. He has built a new life for himself in the small Maine town of Pastor's Bay, but someone has discovered the truth about him. He is being tormented by anonymously sent reminders of his crime. He wants private detective Charlie Parker to make them go away. But another girl has gone missing, this time from Pastor's Bay itself, and her family has its own secrets to protect.
Once upon a river -- After the violent death of her father, in which she is complicit, Margo Crane, a sixteen-year-old beauty whose unflinching gaze and uncanny ability with a rifle have not made her life any easier, takes to the Stark River in her boat, with only a few supplies and a biography of Annie Oakley, in search of her vanished mother. But the river, Margo's childhood paradise, is a dangerous place for a young woman traveling alone, and she must be strong to survive, using her knowledge of the natural world and her ability to look unsparingly into the hearts of those around her.
From this moment on -- Shania Twain’s life has evolved from a series of pivotal moments, and in unflinching, heartbreaking prose, Shania spares no details as she takes us through the events that have made her who she is. She recounts her difficult childhood, her parents’ sudden death and its painful aftermath, her dramatic rise to stardom, her devastating betrayal by a trusted friend, and her joyful marriage to the love of her life. From these moments, she offers profound, moving insights into families, personal tragedies, making sense of one’s life, and the process of healing.
Pirate king -- As Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes embark on their 11th adventure together, they find themselves immersed in the world of silent filmmaking. Sent to Lisbon and Morocco, where a British studio is creating a silent film version of "The Pirates of Penzance," Mary Russell investigates a series of crimes targeting the production and confronts a high-stakes situation when actual pirates orchestratea hostage situation.
My remarkable journey -- The avuncular man in suspenders shares his riveting story, from his humble roots in Depression-era Brooklyn to the heights of celebrity as host of CNN's "Larry King Live." Delightful anecdotes highlight King's observations on some of the world's most important figures.
Life is like a sailboat : selected writings on life & living from the Philadelphia inquirer -- In this collection of more than eighty newspaper articles witten by John Grogan when he was a columnist at the Philadelphia inquirer, the bestselling author of "Marley & Me" explores all sides of the human condition in these pieces that are filled with insight and sensitivity and laced with humor and understanding.
Scones & bones -- Indigo Tea Shop owner Theodosia Browning is lured into attending the Heritage Society's "Pirates and Plunder" soiree. But it's an antique diamond skull ring that gets plundered by someone who murders a history intern in the process. Theodosia knows she'll have to whet her investigative skills to find the killer among a raft of suspects.
Traitor's emblem -- Many years after a sea captain rescues a group of German castaways from a storm and receives a gold-and-diamond emblem from a grateful survivor, the captain's son learns of the object's link to a World War II tale about a man's effort to solve his soldier father's murder.
Born to die -- After the mysterious deaths of two women who bear an uncanny resemblance to Dr. Kacey Lambert, Detective Selena Alvarez suspects murder, and Kacey fears she may be the next victim when she starts to notice connections between herself and the dead women.
Cocktail hour under the tree of forgetfulness -- In this sequel to Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight, the author returns to Africa and the story of her unforgettable family. In this book she braids a multilayered narrative around the perfectly lit, Happy Valley era Africa of her mother's childhood; the boiled cabbage grimness of her father's English childhood; and the darker, civil war torn Africa of her own childhood.