Friendship on Fire is the sixth book in the Love in Bloom series. While Friendship on Fire can be experienced as a standalone novel, for even more listening enjoyment you may want to hear the Love in Bloom series in series order. Small-town overachiever Riley Banks has finally scored her big break - working in Manhattan as a fashion design assistant for her childhood crush, Josh Braden. She enters her new job hoping to make a name for herself and - just maybe - explore the romance that slipped through her fingers way back when. Josh Braden has models at his beck and call, a staff that never says never, and an elegant clothing line for the holiday season. When he hires Riley Banks, he expects her to learn the business from the ground up. But the girl next door turns out to be much more than he remembered. Josh and Riley's friendship heats up. Every steamy kiss and every erotic caress stirs a love they cannot deny. But when Riley designs a wedding gown that would cause even the most jaded fashion editors to swoon, Riley's mentor accuses her of stealing the design. Facing indisputable proof and the mistrust of her lover, Riley is not sure she can take the heat of life in the fast lane of the fashion industry - and Josh is forced to choose between the woman he loves and the career he adores. Content warning: Due to mature content, recommended for readers aged 18-plus. 1. Language: English. Narrator: B. J. Harrison. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/029985/bk_acx0_029985_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
How would you spend your time if you died and found yourself in limbo? Most see purgatory as a kind of in-between afterlife for people who didn’t rate heaven and don’t deserve hell. The author’s limbo is a ghost town that includes animals that had been killed by humans: a dog, some cats, cows, chickens, and wild creatures, too. The animals are content with their lot in the afterlife, but the humans have an infinity of time on their hands and not enough to do. They think about the big issues, of course: the nature of God, how they screwed up in life, and how they can escape limbo and get into heaven. But no one can spend all their time thinking higher thoughts, so mostly they do what they did in life: they gossip, they get on each other’s nerves, and they play poker. Darla runs the village politics like a PTA mom. Emmanuel, who has a wonderful singing voice, most enjoys fellowship with the cows. The preacher, still in his hospital gown, gathers a congregation and makes it up as he goes along. Warren, a former college professor, seeks something to study in a bookless afterlife. You’ll meet the Naked Man, Lily, Traveling Jack, the Chinese Lady, and Trey, a quadriplegic who is freer in death than he was in life. Seventeen-year-old Alyse, the newest person to join the village, decides to bring everyone together by throwing the limbo equivalent of a neighborhood block party. In the end, you’ll share in their laughter and tears, and you might just ponder how you’d spend your time in limbo. 1. Language: English. Narrator: John Carter Aimone. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/105301/bk_acx0_105301_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
I was sick. And the doctor's office was the last place that I wanted to be. But as soon as I see the nurse, my body starts to betray me. Her touch triggers sensations that I have yet to understand, and I try to leave her. Try to forget. But she stays at the front of my mind. And when I see her again, I can't resist. Following her back to the first place we met, I am ready for anything. Her hands are warm. Her breath is sweet. And my lust knows no bounds as I sink into her touch. Warning: This audiobook contains very explicit sex including first time girl on girl sex, lesbian sex, fingering, longing, touching sex with a nurse, and more. Only mature adults who won't find graphic sexual content offensive should listen to this story. Here is a preview: "So sorry," she said. "Just trying to be nice." "Well don't try so hard," I said as I hopped off the table. The paper gown was just off my shoulders when I jutted my chin towards the door. "Guess I read you wrong," she said. "Thought we could have some fun." I should be offended and call her out for getting the wrong idea when she left me alone. As I dressed, my flesh still tingled in the places when her touch lingered. But she had me all wrong. And who was this Katie to make a move when I was sick as a dog? But when I was home in bed, slurping some Campbell's soup that left so much to be desired, I second-guessed myself. Settling under the sheets, I kept picturing her face. My hands traveled inside my sweats, and I found my c*** damp as I explored the feeling and started to stroke. As I pushed deeper, my back arched and I sighed through chattering teeth when it wasn't enough, and I turned to my side. How many times had I been able to make myself happy and drift off to sleep? Tonight it was not enough. And it took hours for my eyes to close as Katie's face kept blazing across my mind. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Sophia Chambers. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/089555/bk_acx0_089555_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
I was six when my father died so my mother has been everything to me. Wherever I go I tell the world about my wonderful mother. I'm a singer today because of her encouragement. She has been the biggest influence in my life” - Daniel O'Donnell. Irish singing star Daniel O'Donnell's mother, Julia, grew up on a remote island off the northwest coast of Ireland, going barefoot and doing hard labour as a child during the poverty-stricken 1920s. The hard work continued through her teenage years as she picked potatoes in the fields and travelled to Scotland to gut fish in the ports. After she married and settled in Kincasslagh, Julia's beloved husband, Francie, was forced to leave his family for months on end to work on farms, again in Scotland. The work was physically demanding and eventually took its toll. Sadly, Julia found herself widowed and penniless with five children while still in her forties. In this classic and inspiring story of triumph over adversity, Julia tells how she battled through this dark period by knitting sweaters into the early hours of every night to support her family. They were sold in America by relatives and the money was sent back to Ireland by post. Then, in an amazing twist of fate, this hard-working woman and dedicated mother watched from the wings as her offspring flourished in life. Her daughter Margo and son Daniel went on to achieve fame as chart-topping singers. In The Mother's Story, Julia takes us on a journey from her humble beginnings growing up in a thatched cottage on Owey Island, to a glitzy lifestyle mingling with celebrities and royalty. Poignant, warm and laced with great humour, Julia's story gives us a fascinating insight into this remarkable Irish family's life. 9781448148752 N N ©2007 Julia O'Donnell;(P)2012 Magna Publishing, Random House Audiobooks 2012 http://www.audible.de/pd/B00A4DP70G?source_code=PNHFA145032019009G&ipRedirectOverride=true http://www.audible.de/pd/B00A4DP70G?source_code=PNHFA145032019009G&ipRedirectOverride=true The Andalucian Friend (Unabridged) 26.95 AVAILABLE The Andalucian Friend (Unabridged) The Andalucian Friend (Unabridged) Alexander Soderberg Hector: Lover. Killer. Crime lord. Lars: Stalker. Policeman. Addict.... Gildart Jackson Random House Audiobooks 2013-03-14 08:00:00 979 B00BNGX4EO English - Fiction British English 1.00 9.95 N http://img.audible.de/audiblewords/content/bk/rhuk/001476de/lg_image.jpg http://samples.audible.de/bk/rhuk/001476/bk_rhuk_001476_sample.mp3 Hector: Lover. Killer. Crime lord. Lars: Stalker. Policeman. Addict. Jen: Ex lover. Arms dealer. Hero? Sophie: Nurse. Mother. Victim? Living a quiet life in the suburbs, Sophie Brinkmann is captivated by the handsome and sophisticated Hector Guzman. She has no idea that beneath Hector’s charm lies something far more dangerous. Hector is the head of an international crime syndicate. He is used to getting what he wants, and what he wants now is the total annihilation of his rivals. Before she can fully grasp the extent of Hector’s world, Sophie is trapped within it. Her house is under surveillance, her family is at risk. Hector is at war – with Russian hit men, South American drug traffickers, German gangsters – and now Sophie is too. But who can she trust when even the people who have sworn to uphold the law are as dangerous as those dedicated to breaking it? If Sophie is to get out alive, and with her integrity intact, she will have to summon everything within her to navigate this intricate web of moral ambiguity, deadly obsession and ruthless killers. 9781448178803 N N ©2013 Alexander Soderberg;(P)2013 Random House AudioGo http://www.audible.de/pd/B00BNGX4EO?source_code=PNHFA145032019009G&ipRedirectOverride=true http://www.audible.de/pd/B00BNGX4EO?source_code=PNHFA145032019009G&ipRedirectOverride=true The Orphan Choir (Unabridged) 20.95 AVAILABLE The Orphan Choir (Unabridged) The Orphan Choir (Unabridged) Sophie Hannah The chilling story of a woman haunted by music that only she can hear, sung by a choir of children that only she can see... Geraldine James Random House Audiobooks 2013-05-09 08:00:00 351 B00CLV3D1E English - Fiction British English 2013-05-08 05:00:00 1.00 9.95 N http://img.audible.de/audiblewords/content/bk/rhuk/001534de/lg_image.jpg http://samples.audible.de/bk/rhuk/001534/bk_rhuk_001534_sample.mp3 The chilling story of a woman haunted by music that only she can hear, sung by a choir of children that only she can see.... 9781448184095 N N ©2013 Sophie Hannah;(P)2013 Random House Audiobooks http://www.audible.de/pd/B00CLV3D1E?source_code=PNHFA145032019009G&ipRedirectOverride=true http://www.audible.de/pd/B00CLV3D1E?source_code=PNHFA145032019009G&ipRedirectOverride=true 'Clair De Lune' and 'The Necklace': Short Stories (Unabridged) 2.95 AVAILABLE 'Clair De Lune' and 'The Necklace': Short Stories (Unabridged) 'Clair De Lune' and 'The Necklace' (Unabridged) Guy de Maupassant Abbé Marignan is a fanatical, excitable, upright priest who believes fervently in God and absolute logic. However, with the exception of nuns, the Abbé hates women.... Josie Jackson The Lindsay Players 2013-02-04 08:00:00 29 B00B8AILAM English - Fiction British English 1.00 2.58 N http://img.audible.de/audiblewords/content/bk/rksw/000001de/lg_image.jpg http://samples.audible.de/bk/rksw/000001/bk_rksw_000001_sample.mp3 'Clair de Lune': Abbé Marignan is a fanatical, excitable, upright priest who believes fervently in God and that nature had been created in accordance with admirable and absolute logic. However, with the exception of nuns, the Abbé hates women. When he discovers that his niece has a lover, he seizes a formidable oak stick and sets out, by the light of the moon, to rectify the situation. But nature has other plans in store for him. 'The Necklace': Madame Mathilde Loisel, a pretty young woman, has aspirations of being accepted into high society. When her husband, a clerk in the Ministry of Public Instruction, brings home an invitation to attend a Ball at the Ministry, she is overwhelmed at the excitement - although, at the same time, anxious that she does not possess an appropriate dress or jewels to wear at the Ball. Her husband gives her four hundred francs to buy … a really pretty gown". However, when she borrows a diamond necklace from her friend, Madame Forestier, her world, and that of her husband, is turned upside down. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Caroline Lennon. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/rhuk/001419/bk_rhuk_001419_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Revision with unchanged content. This is a reminder to architects, urban planners and citizens of how the design of authentic social places in downtowns reflects and cultivates communities all over the globe, every day. Based on the theory of urban sociologist Ray Oldenburg, Third Places offer a neutral ground for contemporary citizens to balance the demanding domestic (home) and gainful (work) realms of life. Numerous examples of Third Places exist in cultures and cities: cafés, barbershops, laundromats, delis, pubs, gyms and billiard halls. The concept focuses on the benefits of community-university partnerships aimed at revitalizing declining downtowns and using Third Places to encourage social growth. The dissertation proposed three designs for a Town-Gown (community-university partnership) Third Place located in the site-specific context of a downtown embracing a university satellite campus. Supplemented by thoughts from Ray Oldenburg and international architect Will Alsop, the theory encourage us to reflect on the importance of social and cultural Third Place designs in the context of North American downtown revitalization.
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Yale Divinity School is a professional school at Yale University, in New Haven, Connecticut, U.S. preparing students for ordained or lay ministry. The nonsectarian school's mission is To foster the knowledge and love of God through critical engagement with the traditions of the Christian churches in the context of the contemporary world. The school grants the Master of Divinity (M.DIV.), Master of Arts in Religion (M.A.R.), and Master of Sacred Theology (S.T.M.) degrees. Both the M.Div. and the S.T.M. - being terminal degrees - earn the graduate the right to wear the Yale blue doctoral gown. The main mission of Yale College at its founding in 1701 was religious training, serving the Congregationalist churches of Connecticut. In its charter, it was designed as a school "wherein Youth may be instructed in the Arts & Sciences who through the blessing of Almighty God may be fitted for Publick employment both in Church & Civil State." A professorship of divinity was established in 1746 and in 1822, a separate department developed, later known as the Yale Divinity School.
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Mansel Alcantra or Alcantara was a Spanish pirate active in the South Atlantic during the early 19th century. As well as committing acts of piracy, he was also responsible for several incidents of mass murder. The most infamous of these acts occurred in 1829 when his brig, the Macrinarian, captured the Liverpool packet ship Topaz near St. Helena while en route from Calcutta to Boston. After he and his men had finished looting the ship, Alcantara had the entire crew murdered. That same year, he seized and plundered the American ship, the Candace from Marblehead. The ship''s supercargo, allegedly an amateur actor, disguised himself as a Roman Catholic priest by dressing himself in a black gown and broad rimmed hat. He waited in his cabin pretending to "tell his beads" and, when the pirates finally entered his cabin, they respectfully crossed themselves and left the room. The young man was the only one of the crew and passengers not robbed by the pirates.
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Valerie Domínguez Tarud (born January 12, 1981 in Barranquilla, Colombia) was Miss Colombia 2005-2006 and competed at Los Angeles, United States to participate in Miss Universe 2006. Domínguez made the first cut top 20 of the competition where she competed in swimsuit,and made it to the second cut top 10 where she competed in evening gown. She also studied fashion design in Milan, Italy, and is a successful jewelry designer, a family tradition.
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Vera Wang (born June 27, 1949) is an American fashion designer based in New York. She is known for her wedding gown collection. Vera Ellen Wang was born and raised in New York, NY of Chinese descent. Her parents were born in Shanghai, China, and came to the United States in the mid-1940s. Her mother worked as a translator for United Nations, while her father owned a medicine company. She has one younger brother, Kenneth. After graduating from The Chapin School in 1967, she attended the University of Paris and earned a degree in art history from Sarah Lawrence College.