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  • Yes, Ma'am!: Running the Thin Blue Line - A Cop's Memoir

    Susan Bickett, Jason Acquisto, Beacon Audiobooks

    Audible Audiobook (Beacon Audiobooks, March 22, 2019)
    Officer Susan L. Bickett invites listeners into her squad car for a ride-along in the city of Green Bay, Wisconsin. Not unlike the good, the bad, and the ugly, listeners will experience the routine, the tones, and the unbelievable. In this candid day-in-the-life memoir, listeners will experience the humanness of police officers as they serve and protect their communities. In an occupation where no two days are the same, being prepared is a unique challenge, especially as a female officer. Officer Bickett shares her journey from under the headset, to beat cop, and even a brief detective stint. Buckle up! This is a ride full of stories with a glimpse behind the badge while riding the thin blue line. Unique perspective You will definitely be impressed by the unique perspective presented by this memoir. Officer Susan Bickett is a woman thriving in a profession that is dominated by men. This memoir narrates experiences from the point of view of a tough female cop. Relatable Just like any other person, cops are people, too. You will realize that cops are humans who feel emotions like anger, sadness, joy, and compassion. Exciting With 22 years of experience, Officer Susan Bickett is guaranteed to surprise you. Listeners will be taken into an exciting ride of action and emotions with this fantastic memoir! Sit back, relax, and let this audiobook take you to exciting places! Inspiring This memoir, aside from narrating the daily life of a cop, is also filled with life lessons that will inspire you to do good and to be a better person. You will come to know that cops appreciate the little gestures like smiles and nods of thanks that acknowledge their hard work. Behind the scenes Officer Bickett's memoir will take you behind the scenes of a cop's daily life. It's not always full of action like what you see on television. Each day is different and unique in their own way, and most of the time cops help people without need for force or violence.
  • Fing

    Papa G, Marlin May, Beacon Audiobooks

    Audiobook (Beacon Audiobooks, Aug. 31, 2017)
    Ulrich von Strudel has got no knees, but this is the least of his problems. Awful, terrible, despicable things are going to happen to this poor boy. And just when he thinks things couldn't possibly get any worse, he discovers there's a monster hiding in his closet. Fing is a heart-warming modern fairytale about the benefits of staying positive even when faced with the vile Mrs. Lipstick!
  • Floating in the Neversink

    Andrea Simon, Kay Webster, Beacon Audiobooks

    Audible Audiobook (Beacon Audiobooks, Dec. 16, 2019)
    "Her keen observations are those of a Jewish teen coming of age.... This novel too has its dark edges, as Simon explores complexities of friendship and family." (The New York Jewish Week) "A thought-provoking and beautifully written book that will challenge how its readers think about how an individual weaves the tapestry of her family's collective memory." (Rabbi Deborah Miller, Books and Blintzes) In the summer of 1955, nine-year-old Amanda Gerber tearfully leaves her best friend, Francine, and their adventurous life on her block in Brooklyn's Flatbush. She joins her cantankerous family on the long, hot drive to her grandmother's home in the Catskill Mountains among the city's Jews who flock to countless hotels and bungalow colonies in the heyday of the Borscht Belt. In the idyllic mountains, Amanda becomes ensconced in the tumult of her extended family and their friends, often seeking solace in the woods with her beloved cousin Laura. Through the following summers, interspersed with the heightened drama of her emotionally charged city life, Mandy faces severe tests to her survival mechanisms, including the pain of loss, abuse, and betrayal, while family secrets threaten to disrupt her life even further. A novel-in-stories, Floating in the Neversink is a testament to the power of survival, friendship, and love.
  • Fluffy's Revolution

    Ted Myers, Rob Hegner, Beacon Audiobooks

    Audible Audiobook (Beacon Audiobooks, May 14, 2019)
    "Brisk sci-fi futurism with a feline star and a positive outlook." (Kirkus Reviews) The fate of the world rests on the haunches of one small cat. It's 2135. Fluffy is a super-intelligent GAB (Genetically Altered Brain) cat. Like many dogs, cats, mice, and the occasional pig, her brain is the product of genetic tinkering by humans that started more than a century ago. With their powers of telekinesis, the animals can manipulate physical objects without being able to grasp them. They can speak to each other telepathically without audible voices. Now, people have begun to fear them and to systematically capture and exterminate them. Fluffy leaves the safety of her home to look for her lost brother and joins a band of animal revolutionaries. After a series of brushes with death, Fluffy and her friends find a secret university for GAB animals. There, they work with enlightened humans to save Earth from certain destruction.
  • Blood of Like Souls: Like Souls, Book 1

    Val Conrad, Jonathan Specht, Beacon Audiobooks

    Audible Audiobook (Beacon Audiobooks, June 10, 2019)
    "This addictive first entry in the Julie Madigan series tells the story of a woman traumatized by a past her sadistic tormentor won't let her escape." (Best Thrillers) Julie Madigan's career with the New Mexico State Police ended in the puddle of blood on the floor when she survived having her throat cut. But a year of recovery left her desperate to hide the scars and to escape her past. She moved to Michigan, away from friends and coworkers who knew her secrets. Now a Medical Examiner Investigator, Julie Madigan plays by the rules, but the rules change when a killer sends her clues and evidence about two victims, taunting her with his unusual methods of murder, pulling her into his twisted game, targeting those she cares about. His goal - to prove Julie will kill like he does. While trying to identify him, Julie discovers the monster has been closer to her than she imagined, leaving her in a race to save the victims he's selected, forcing her to choose who lives and who dies.
  • City in a Forest

    Ginger Pinholster, Kay Webster, Beacon Audiobooks

    Audible Audiobook (Beacon Audiobooks, Nov. 12, 2019)
    "Ginger Pinholster, a master of significant detail, weaves her struggling characters' pasts, present, and futures into a breathtaking, beautiful novel in City in a Forest." (IndieReader Approved) Finalist for a Santa Fe Writers Project Literary Award Hidden in the heart of Atlanta, a pristine forest shimmers with magic, but an unscrupulous developer plans to flatten Silver Park - unless two brave women can stop him. Arden Collier risks losing her home. Parker Gozer owns most of Arden's secret forest, which is rooted in Atlanta's rich African-American history. As Arden struggles to reclaim her artistic voice, Parker confronts the man who once preyed upon her - and now wants to spoil a rare urban oasis. Both women fight to protect the place that has tangled itself around their hearts like flowering kudzu vines, achingly sweet as a beloved child.
  • Just So Stories

    Rudyard Kipling, Matt Stewart, Lark Audiobooks

    Audiobook (Lark Audiobooks, April 11, 2016)
    Written to be listened to, these humorous tales were bedtime stories Kipling first told to his eldest child, Effie.
  • It Happened to Audrey: A Terrifying Journey from Loving Mom to Accused Baby Killer

    Jill Wellington, Audrey Edmunds, Lynde Houck, Beacon Audiobooks

    Audible Audiobook (Beacon Audiobooks, Sept. 15, 2017)
    Audrey Edmunds was a happily married young mother of two with a baby on the way; the neighborhood soccer mom in a small Wisconsin town providing casual childcare when the unthinkable happened. An infant died in her care at the same time the unknown science of Shaken Baby Syndrome hit the media. Swept up in a media frenzy, Edmunds was accused of killing the child through SBS. She was stripped from her children and husband and sent to prison where she would fight for freedom 13 years before she was finally exonerated after updated science showed her innocence. Audrey was and is an all-American mother from the Heartland who shares her story of hope and redemption in the face of unrelenting odds. It Happened to Audrey includes questions that challenge all listeners to think of the possibilities in today's ever-changing world. Edmunds is ultimately released from prison in the middle of a blizzard and reunited with her now grown children. (Audrey Edmunds with Jill Wellington)
  • Grimm's Fairy Tales

    Wilhelm Grimm, Jacob Grimm, Nicki White, Lark Audiobooks

    Audiobook (Lark Audiobooks, April 11, 2016)
    A selection of classic children's stories by the Brothers Grimm.
  • Hercule Poirot's Greatest Cases - 28 Audio CD's

    Agatha Christie

    Audio CD (BBC Audiobooks, Nov. 14, 2007)
    Collected in one fabulous set, Agatha Christies peerless detective in fourteen of his greatest cases, presented by a full cast! Drawn from Christie dramas that originally aired on BBC Radio 4, John Moffatt stars as the unruffled Poirot. The perfect present for any Poirot aficionado! The complete collection title list: Murder on the Links; The Murder of Roger Ackroyd; The Mystery of the Blue Train; Peril at End House; Lord Edgware Dies; Murder on the Orient Express; The ABC Murders; Murder in Mesopotamia; Death on the Nile; Hercule Poirots Christmas; Evil Under the Sun; Five Little Pigs; After the Funeral; and Halloween Party.
  • Fava

    John Hazen, Mark Milroy, Beacon Audiobooks

    Audible Audiobook (Beacon Audiobooks, July 26, 2019)
    Fava is rated among the "18 Best FBI Thrillers Books" of all time. The biggest story of Francine Vega's career could end her life...or start World War III. Francine is a rising TV news reporter in New York City. Despite her brains, beauty, and a growing following, she is stuck covering local-interest stories. That is, until her career literally hits the jackpot, when the winner of a $450 million dollar lottery tells Francine that he is committed to using his new fortune to avenge his brother's killing at the Pentagon on 9/11. His seemingly crazy plan is backed by more than just money - he is in league with a ruthless and powerful army colonel gone rogue, religious extremists, and co-conspirators in the highest levels of government. Francine teams with FBI Special Agent Will Allen, one of the few people who believe the threat is real, in a desperate race across three continents to stop the plot before it's too late.
  • Win from Within: False Starts, First Downs, and the Power of Second Chances: Harry Sydney III

    Harry Sydney III, Ted Ryan, Beacon Audiobooks

    Audible Audiobook (Beacon Audiobooks, Oct. 18, 2019)
    Harry Sydney III is known for his Straight Talk-Sound Direction. Whether you prefer a conversation with a friend on a golf course, a talk from a coach in the locker room, or a slap on the backside from a teammate, the story of Sydney's path from North Carolina to three Super Bowls and on to the founding of My Brother's Keeper, will inspire and challenge you to overcome the odds standing between you and your destiny. When a stranger was willing to give Harry some straight talk, he realized the importance of sound direction and the work he needed to do came into focus. Told in Harry's unique voice, Win from Within takes listeners on a journey across the U.S. and Canada, from an abusive and alcoholic home to locker rooms filled with world champions; chasing his dream, developing his story, defying all odds, and overcoming disappointments. Packed with insight, wisdom, and practical application, relisteners will witness the dedication and determination it takes to dig deep, walk with integrity, never quit and win from within. Friend and former teammate Joe Montana adds his words to Harry's story by penning the foreword to this book. Joe, along with Jerry Rice, Brett Favre, Mike Holmgren, Robert E. Harlan, and many other NFL players, coaches, and front-office officials have supported the work that Harry has done and continues to do for his local communities.