When Joyce Kendall arrives in New York, fresh out of Clifton College in Iowa, she has a job and an apartment waiting for her. The job´s as a first reader for Armageddon Publications. The apartment´s at 21 Gay Street, and the small Federal-period house is already home to a lesbian couple, Jean Fitzgerald and Terri Leigh, and an out-of-work newspaperman, Pete Galton. The relationships of these four people under one roof add up to a fast-paced story that is not only satisfying fiction but a rare window on Bohemian life in the late 1950s. A drug-fueled rent-party-turned-orgy at the apartment of one Fred Koans is just link to a world some older fans may recall. Gay Street, in the heart of Greenwich Village, runs for only a single block between Christopher Street and Waverly Place. The 1943 movie A Night to Remember portrays 13 Gay Street as the address of the building where most of the action, including a murder, occurs. In 1996, Sheryl Crow made a video on Gay Street for the song ´´A Change Would Do You Good.´´21 Gay Street, a very early Lawrence Block novel, was originally published under the pen name Sheldon Lord. It was never reprinted after its initial publication in 1960, and this marks its first appearance in 56 years. As such, it seems an ideal choice to lead off Lawrence Block’s Collection of Classic Erotica, and the book´s original cover, with a painting by the great Paul Rader, is reproduced here. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dana Roth. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/134556/bk_acx0_134556_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This Raging Bull Publishing Box Set contains three classic Western books, including: The Outlet - Andy Adams (1905) In 1905, The Outlet was published and introduced a rarely explored side of cattle herding, the business side. There was corruption in business all over the country at the time, and this novel revealed many problems that stripped away the layers of glamour that were associated with life in the West. Through the views of the narrator, a young cowboy by the name of Tom Quirk, it shows that cattle ranching was just another means of survival in a dangerous land. The combined worth of the cattle driven in the novel is astounding and the difficulties that the cattle traders faced shocked many of the readers. Chip of the Flying U - B M Bower (1906) All of the boys at the Flying U grumbled - among themselves - when they heard that the Old Man´s sister was coming to spend the summer. They didn´t want a woman at the ranch, and certainly not one who had just received a medical degree! But if they´d had an inkling of what was really going to happen, they would have done more than grumble. Betty Zane - Zane Grey (1903) Inspired by the life and adventures of his own great-great grandmother, Betty Zane was Zane Grey´s first novel and launched his career as a master writer of rousing frontier and Western adventures. Betty Zane is the story of the events culminating in the last battle of the American Revolution, when 200 Redcoats from British-controlled Detroit along with 400 Shawnee Indian attacked the small, wood-palisaded Ford Henry on the western frontier. The heroine of the battle - a young, spunky, and beautiful frontier girl - was Betty Zane. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Philip Benoit. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/086952/bk_acx0_086952_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Do you know how many wives Zeus had? Or how the famous Trojan War was caused by one beautiful lady?This captivating audiobook will take you on a beautiful journey through the fascinating world of Greek mythology. From the beginning of the cosmos to the Odyssey, be ready to venture into an exciting world of love, loyalty, infidelity, vengeance, deception, and intrigue!Give your imagination a real treat. Greek mythology has it all. Hear about the creation myth that started it all.Travel to Mount Olympus and live among the gods and goddesses. Tag along with the heroes and villains on their quests from high above on Mount Olympus to earth and then beneath the surface to the gloomy world of Hades. Learn about the fascinating Greek gods and goddesses and the rivalry between them. Hear all about the father of the gods, Zeus, his sister-wife, Hera, their brothers and sisters, and all of their offspring.Hear about the fearsome monsters and beautiful goddesses.This audiobook is a must-have for all those who are:High-adventure lovers.Fans of fantastical ancient myths.Or those who:Want a peek into Pandora’s box.Want to join Heracles on his quest to accomplish his 12 impossible tasks.So get yours now and learn everything about all the Olympian gods, goddesses, and famous heroes and lose yourself in the stories of the Greek mythical adventures! 1. Language: English. Narrator: Madison Niederhauser. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/122126/bk_acx0_122126_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A wonderful collection of classic stories on the theme of love. A must-listen for the incurable romantic.´´The Marquise´´, by George Sand´´The Girl Who Was Tired of Love´´, by Leonard Merrick´´The Love of Long Ago´´, by Guy de Maupassant´´The Box Tunnel´´, by Charles Reade´´The Judgment of Paris´´, by Leonard Merrick´´Portrait of a Lady´´, by Jerome K. Jerome´´The Holly Tree´´, by Charles Dickens´´Immensee´´, by Theodor Storm´´Cupid and Psyche´´, by Apuleius´´The Young Man Who Stroked Cats´´, by Morley Roberts 1. Language: English. Narrator: Cathy Dobson. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/redd/000389/bk_redd_000389_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The American West by President Eisenhower´s favorite writer comprises of Betty Zane (1903), The Spirit of the Border (1906), and The Last Trail (1909). Betty Zane Revisit the West with the very first book from best-selling Western legend Zane Grey as he portrays the pioneer life in his own realistic and gritty manner. Although you know this book is a work of fiction, you cannot stop yourself from becoming part of the story and standing with Betty as she fights traitors, pride, and Indians while she makes her way across the plains to be with her beau, Alfred Clarke. Part romance, part fight for your life, edge-of-your-seat action, this is the story of Betty Zane, a pioneer settlement called Fort Henry, and the true American West. The range of emotions you´ll feel as you listen to this book will leave you shaking in awe. Spirit of the Border Spirit of the Border tells the story of Lewis Wetzel who was determined to destroy the Native American Indians to protect the settlers in the Ohio River Valley. As Wetzel fights to remove the Indian threat, the Moravian Church Missionaries devote their time to converting the Indians to Christianity. As time runs out for the Native American population, two brothers arrive at the border and take two very different paths. The Last Trail Imagine a new world - a world that has recently been discovered and is as dangerous as it is exciting. The first settlers to the new lands of America were tough pioneers, and the life of a pioneer could be very short. The Last Trail, by multiple best seller Zane Grey, is the classic story of a West still in its infancy. Part romance and all action, embark on a journey through the dangerous plains and mountains as Jonathan, a border man and cowboy, fights to save the beautiful Helen from Indians, and then she fights to save her new lover from himself. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Bob Rundell. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/043310/bk_acx0_043310_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
From the pen of best-selling western author Zane Grey comes The Heritage of the Desert. It is the story of John Hare, who has arrived in the West to recover after a health scare and finds himself a hunted man. His crime? He is ´´Dene´s Spy´´. From dealing with Mormons and Indians to riding with rustlers, dealing with land thieves, and discovering the canyons of Utah, he lives the life of a true pioneer trying to find his way in a brand new world. Forget Buffalo Bill and Wyatt Earp - John Hare is the name of a true American legend. In this deluxe edition of the book, you will take part in a journey through the American West. This is an action-packed novel that will give you a true look at the American West. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Bob Rundell. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/038677/bk_acx0_038677_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A professional assassin, disguised as an old woman integrates into a group of homeless drug addicts and poisons six on a cold, rainy November night. So, begins a series of murders and assaults aimed at driving criminal segments of the population out of the city.The police chief assigns Angeline Morris as lead detective, in part because nobody expects the case to be solved (professional assassin) and the police hierarchy don’t really care if it is solved.There is a twist. The killer begins calling into a classic rock radio program, requesting songs that suggest a secret code. Jack Burris, known in the city as ´´The Music Man” begins working the puzzle. Why would an assassin want to reveal anything? When Burris becomes confident that he is onto something major, he goes to the police and meets Angeline. As more incidents occur, she becomes convinced that the only way they will solve the case is by solving the puzzle. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Cheryl Krawetz. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/156224/bk_acx0_156224_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.