This is the three-part Jessica´s Stable trilogy complete in one bundle. Part One - Thoroughbred Caught up in a moment of wild defiance, a young woman named Jessica quickly finds herself in the center of three unique men´s attention. After she visits their seduced mansion, she starts to learn the secrets, not just to their incredible wealth but what they also have kept hidden from the rest of the world. At will, each of the men can transform into an equine version of himself; the mighty thoroughbred Argo, the palomino Trent, and the powerful mustang Raine. After a night with Argo, her passions for the men turn dangerous when a tragic fire drives them from their home and into the night. Part Two - Mustang After spending a night of passion in the arms of the horse shifter Argo, Jessica must set out on her own to try and find the missing members of her new stable. Both the Palomino Trent and the free spirited Mustang Raine have not returned after fleeing into the night when a fire destroys their protected mansion. With Argo the Thoroughbred staying behind in case they return and to tend to the ruins of their home, Jessica ventures into their secluded valley alone. She soon finds out that the passions of these shifter men cannot be contained and she will need to maintain a careful balance to keep her Stable together. Part Three - Palomino After spending a night of passion in the arms of the horse shifter Argo, Jessica must set out on her own to try and find the missing members of her new stable. Both the Palomino Trent and the free spirited Mustang Raine have not returned after fleeing into the night when a fire destroys their protected mansion. With Argo the Thoroughbred staying behind in case they return and to tend to the ruins of their home, Jessica ventures into their secluded valley alone. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Audrey Lusk. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/044682/bk_acx0_044682_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
After spending a night of passion in the arms of the horse shifter Argo, Jessica must set out on her own to try and find the missing members of her new stable. Both the palomino Trent and the free spirited mustang Raine have not returned after fleeing into the night when a fire destroys their protected mansion. With Argo the thoroughbred staying behind in case they return and to tend to the ruins of their home, Jessica ventures into their secluded valley alone. She soon finds out that the passions of these shifter men cannot be contained, and she will need to maintain a careful balance to keep her stable together. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Audrey Lusk. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/041481/bk_acx0_041481_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Selections from Boiardo´s Orlando Innamorato:preface by Paolo Valesio American University Studies / Series 2: Romance Languages and Literature Mark Staebler
The romance novel has the strange distinction of being the most popular but least respected of literary genres. While it remains consistently dominant in bookstores and on best-seller lists, it is also widely dismissed by the critical community. Scholars have alleged that romance novels help create subservient readers, who are largely women, by confining heroines to stories that ignore issues other than love and marriage.Pamela Regis argues that such critical studies fail to take into consideration the personal choice of readers, offer any true definition of the romance novel, or discuss the nature and scope of the genre. Presenting the counterclaim that the romance novel does not enslave women but, on the contrary, is about celebrating freedom and joy, Regis offers a definition that provides critics with an expanded vocabulary for discussing a genre that is both classic and contemporary, sexy and entertaining. Taking the stance that the popular romance novel is a work of literature with a brilliant pedigree, Regis asserts that it is also a very old, stable form. She traces the literary history of the romance novel from canonical works such as Richardson´s Pamela through Austen´s Pride and Prejudice,Brontë´s Jane Eyre, and E. M. Hull´s The Sheik, and then turns to more contemporary works such as the novels of Georgette Heyer, Mary Stewart, Janet Dailey, Jayne Ann Krentz, and Nora Roberts.The book is published by University of Pennsylvania Press. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Rosemary Benson. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/016911/bk_acx0_016911_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Lesbian romantic fiction with a hint of the supernatural.London, 1993 - Gill is wary of love. Since the death of her partner, Corinne, she has put all her energy into building up her photography business, being a good and reliable friend, and avoiding relationships at all costs.When she meets the enigmatic Turner Shaw at a party she is shocked at the force of attraction she feels for this beautiful and charismatic new woman. Against her better judgment, and despite rumours that Turner is both married and sleeping with the partner of one of her closest friends, Gill quickly finds herself drawn into a passionate affair with the mysterious stranger.As news of the relationship spreads and suspicions about Turner grow, Gill finds herself having to take a stand against some of the people she loves best. And as tensions escalate, old loyalties are tested and cracks begin to appear in what has always seemed to be a stable and supportive friendship group.Then tragedy strikes and Turner appears to be at the heart of it.And Gill finds that she must gamble everything for a woman she loves, but doesn´t trust.Based on her 1995 short novel, The Legacy, and now re-edited into full length novel format, The Full Legacy is a rollercoaster lesbian mystery romance from Jane Retzig, author of Boundaries, The Photograph, and The Wrong Woman. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Elizabeth Shelley. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/033498/bk_acx0_033498_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Managing the Value Lodge in her hometown was not what Anna Gordon had in mind when she set out in the hospitality industry. But it´s a safe choice for a woman whose childhood was anything but stable. Out of the blue, she gets a once-in-a-lifetime chance to reinvent herself by moving to New York City, where she hopes for a management position at a stylish new boutique hotel. The big city is full of surprises - not the least of which is Sean O´Neil. Her childhood crush has applied for the very same position! Sweet, romantic, and endlessly entertaining, this romp through the storied streets of New York City will enchant listeners. Melody Carlson has created characters so charming that listeners will long to meet them in the lobby of the stunning Rothsberg Hotel. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jennifer Grace. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/reco/008711/bk_reco_008711_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Do Squire and Kelly have enough patience and faith to make their second chance possible? After his deployment, injured and discharged Major Squire Ackerman returns to Three Rivers Ranch, anxious to prove himself capable of running the cattle operation so his parents can retire. Things would be easier if the ranch wasn´t missing $1.6 million, which forces Squire to hire Kelly, the girl who rejected his high school prom invitation, as his accountant. She´s back in town with her four-year-old son, living in her parent´s basement until she can get her life back together. With fresh ink on her divorce papers and open gashes on her heart, she´s not ready for much beyond her new job on the ranch. Squire wants to forgive Kelly for ignoring him a decade ago. He´d like to provide the stable life she needs, but with old wounds opening and a ranch on the brink of financial collapse, it will take patience and faith to make their second chance possible. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Becky Doughty. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/057984/bk_acx0_057984_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Henry Lennox is a powerful man with unique tastes. He sits atop a media empire that he has built from the ground up. Surrounded by only the most beautiful and talented of women, he enjoys both success and excess. Stacy Caldwell is nervous as she begins her first day at Lennox Advertising. She notices immediately that she does not exactly fit in with this stable of model-attractive young women. When she somehow attracts the notice of Henry Lennox, she is unsure how to respond. She can hardly resist his appeal, in spite of herself. What happens when their affair draws unwanted controversy? Download your copy today! Erotica romance intended for mature audiences. This is the BDSMerotica Books Full Length Collection. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Sierra Kline. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/067478/bk_acx0_067478_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Stephanie was a normal girl stuck in a rut. Her life had surpassed stable and shot right into stale. Every day she drove to work. Every day she came home to an empty house. An empty life. The worst part of it all was that there didn’t seem anything in the world she could do about it. Fate, it seemed, needed to step in. And boy did it. T-boned at an intersection by a black SUV running a red light, she regretted ever having lamented her boring life. When two of the most handsome men burst from the backseat, she knew her life would never be the same. Derek and Justin are some of the last of a dying breed: dragon shifters. The government has been capturing their kind and torturing them for the locations of their hidden fortunes. Time was almost up for these two when Justin – strong, powerful, and headstrong – decided to take matters into his own hands. When things went sideways and they’d inadvertently drawn a girl into their dangerous game, it was Derek – clever, witty, and agile – who grabbed her up and took her with them. Now the three of them are on the run. Bullets flying, government men chasing them, they must depend on one another to survive. But the more time they spend together, the clearer it is that the heat between them won’t be contained. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Brooke Pillifant. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/100409/bk_acx0_100409_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Todd is too flakey. Richard is too stubborn. Together, they´re perfect. A May-December couple get a second chance at love. Retired soldier Richard Davis wants a stable life in a quiet town with a forever man. Becoming the sheriff of Hope, Arizona, accomplishes two of his three goals, but instead of finding a serious partner, he falls for too-young-to-be-committed and too-flakey-to-be-serious, Todd Smitty. Richard won´t find the right man if he´s obsessed with the wrong one, so he walks away from Todd. It´s lust at first sight when Todd meets his sister´s army friend. He sets his sights on the worldly, strong, stable older man, and the more time he spends with Richard, the harder he falls. But after three years together, Richard cuts off all contact, with no explanation. When a mutual obligation requires Todd to move into Richard´s house, he´s thrilled at the opportunity to earn a second chance. Ignoring Todd from across town was hard enough. Can Richard resist temptation under his own roof? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Ezekiel Robison. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/092332/bk_acx0_092332_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.