Mild and meek teacher David had a very big secret. He was a secret gambler and in massive debt to the biggest shark in town. When Clifton came calling, the only collateral he had left was his pretty wife and daughter. Extract: "We're gonna make sure you look your best. Undress!" Heather just stared back. "In front of you! You must be joking!" The next moment she was picking herself up off the floor with her ears ringing, and she realized Serena had slapped her hard across the face. "I will only tell you to do things once, you silly little slut," the other woman barked. "Let's see if you're a quick learner. Now strip!" Heather considered her options for no more than five more seconds before her shaky hands came up to slowly unbutton her summer dress, her pretty face burning with embarrassment. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Ivy Swanson. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/043922/bk_acx0_043922_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this collection of tales by K.D. West, this young Juliet finds that love can cross all boundaries, and can lead you in directions you never expected. Juliet Takes Stage: Allison has wanted Ken ever since he became her teacher. and how could Ken not want this passionate young Juliet? Now Ken's alone and Allison has graduated. He still wants her. She wants to give him... everything. Juliet Takes Off: What if Romeo were more than twice Juliet's age -- and her teacher? Would that have made a difference? Allison tries to find another leading man, but ends up being drawn back to the first person who ever inspired her to real, undeniable desire. How can this Juliet convince her much-older Romeo to take her seriously? How can she convince him that she is a woman, and no longer a girl? Juliet Takes Her Leave: After dreaming of going to college for years, Allison finds once she gets there that she misses the people she left behind: her best friend Jordan and especially Ken, her lover, her one-time teacher. Fortunately for her, they miss her just as much. Juliet Takes a Chance: As Allison's awakening continues, she discovers that sometimes what seems far away can be incredibly close. When her friend Jordan comes to visit her in college, she finds that BFF and ILU mean a lot more in person than over a text. BONUS - Juliet Takes the Floor, pt. I: A sneak peek at the next installment of Allison's story. In the aftermath of Jordan's visit, Allison finds herself rethinking everything that she thought that she knew about herself - and her lovers. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Mary Cyn. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/018161/bk_acx0_018161_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Glorya Kaufman is a Los Angeles—based philanthropist who founded the Glorya Kaufman Dance Foundation. Her foundation provides the opportunity for underprivileged kids to take dance classes at Inner-City Arts by giving them an endowment to employ a dance teacher for perpetuity. Mar Vista Family Center is a school in the Spanish district that now has a dance floor. Next year, will be the 10 year anniversary for the Los Angeles Music Center presenting the Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance and the Alvin Ailey Dance Company, allowing more opportunities for outreach and creating new work, and the Julliard School Dance Studio overlooking Broadway. USC opened The Glorya Kaufman International Dance Center in 2016, a 55 thousand sq. foot dance building giving the opportunity for BFA degrees to dancers. In 2019, there will be a 300-seat theater at Vista Del Mar, a school for mental health, autism, adoptions and early intervention services, which will be used by the communities after school hours. She started a fund at USC Eye Clinic to perform only surgeries for children from infancy to 18 years of age for alignment of the eyes, a malady called Strabismus. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Susan Marlowe. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/097867/bk_acx0_097867_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A home invasion gone wrong. A son marked for death. A shut-in for a mother.Luna Lofthouse lives a quiet life of isolation - a near recluse unable to venture outside due to her “condition”. Having developed an advanced stage of Lyme Disease from a tick bite, she spends most of her days tending to her dying garden and going to bed early.For this ex-literature teacher, life is routine. Predictable and orderly. That is, until last night...Luna wakes up to find an intruder in her house. Soon after, the police discover a nameless thief lying dead on her basement floor. Only, this was no ordinary cat burglar, but a high-ranking member of a neighborhood gang that plagues her suburban town. A gang that doesn’t take kindly to losing one of their own!But this shocking revelation is only the beginning of Luna’s trials, when the unthinkable happens. Her son becomes their next target. With little help from the police, Luna is left to unweave herself from this tangled web. Is she in over her head? Maybe. Or, is it the other way around?When a young detective looking to make a name for himself starts digging into Luna’s past, he finds there is more to this school teacher than meets the eye. And the tables get turned when the hunted becomes the hunter...From the mind of screenwriter Michael Ciminera comes a riveting story with twist and turns that take the reader to the edge of madness. Twisted and powerful, ingenious and moving, Lunatic is a smart, sophisticated short listen of psychological suspense that recalls the best of Hitchcock. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Kay Eluvian. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/201791/bk_acx0_201791_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Yasuko Hanaoka is a divorced, single mother who thought she had finally escaped her abusive ex-husband Togashi. When he shows up one day to extort money from her, threatening both her and her teenaged daughter Misato, the situation quickly escalates into violence and Togashi ends up dead on her apartment floor. Overhearing the commotion, Yasuko’s next door neighbor, middle-aged high school mathematics teacher Ishigami, offers his help, disposing not only of the body but plotting the cover-up step-by-step. When the body turns up and is identified, Detective Kusanagi draws the case and Yasuko comes under suspicion. Kusanagi is unable to find any obvious holes in Yasuko’s manufactured alibi and yet is still sure that there’s something wrong. Kusanagi brings in Dr. Manabu Yukawa, a physicist and college friend who frequently consults with the police. Yukawa, known to the police by the nickname Professor Galileo, went to college with Ishigami. After meeting up with him again, Yukawa is convinced that Ishigami had something to do with the murder. What ensues is a high level battle of wits, as Ishigami tries to protect Yasuko by outmaneuvering and outthinking Yukawa, who faces his most clever and determined opponent yet. 1. Language: English. Narrator: David Pittu. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/aren/001175/bk_aren_001175_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The blond and charming Jennifer Armstrong wonders what the next six weeks will hold as the cruiser rounds Cove Island and the magnificent, towering Willow Castle comes into view. Her best friend, MacKenna Cameron, and the handsome Warren Reynolds, are to be part of the team handpicked to live the medieval lifestyle of their ancestors. Making bread, churning butter, stoking fires, and milking Bessie aside, after studying is done for the night the students stealthily make their way to the forbidden third floor, where they discover treasures beyond their wildest dreams. Jen and Warren put their heads together to devise a plan, but before they can decide what to do about their discovery, the thieving gardener, Creepy Pete, a greedy tour guide, and Snarls, the scheming school teacher, interrupt their fun. Mayhem ensues, with students being held at gunpoint, getting lost in a maze garden, and a desperate chase through thick clouds of fog. The ultimate rescue will leave you breathless.
Bestselling and Newbery Medal-winning author Louis Sachar knows how to make readers laugh. And there are laughs galore in the Wayside School Collection Box Set, which contains all three Wayside School paperbacks! There'd been a terrible mistake. Wayside School was built with thirty classrooms one on top of the other instead of next to each other! (The builder said he was very sorry.) That may be why all kinds of funny things happen at Wayside School...especially on the thirteenth floor. You'll meet Mrs. Gorf, the meanest teacher of all; terrible Todd, who always gets sent home early; and John, who can read only upside down-along with all the other kids in the crazy mix-up school that came out sideways. But you'll never guess the truth about Sammy, the new kid...or what's in store for Wayside School on Halloween! More than nine millions readers have laughed at the wacky stories of Sideways Stories from Wayside School; Wayside School Gets a Little Stranger; and Wayside School Is Falling Down. So what are you waiting for? Come visit Wayside School!
This e-book now includes preview chapters from Higashino's newest mystery, SALVATION OF A SAINT. Yasuko Hanaoka is a divorced, single mother who thought she had finally escaped her abusive ex-husband Togashi. When he shows up one day to extort money from her, threatening both her and her teenaged daughter Misato, the situation quickly escalates into violence and Togashi ends up dead on her apartment floor. Overhearing the commotion, Yasuko&#8217;s next door neighbor, middle-aged high school mathematics teacher Ishigami, offers his help, disposing not only of the body but plotting the cover-up step-by-step. When the body turns up and is identified, Detective Kusanagi draws the case and Yasuko comes under suspicion. Kusanagi is unable to find any obvious holes in Yasuko&#8217;s manufactured alibi and yet is still sure that there&#8217;s something wrong. Kusanagi brings in Dr. Manabu Yukawa, a physicist and college friend who frequently consults with the police. Yukawa, known to the police by the nickname Professor Galileo, went to college with Ishigami. After meeting up with him again, Yukawa is convinced that Ishigami had something to do with the murder. What ensues is a high level battle of wits, as Ishigami tries to protect Yasuko by outmaneuvering and outthinking Yukawa, who faces his most clever and determined opponent yet.
There has been a terrible mistake. Wayside School was supposed to have been built with thirty classrooms all next to each other in a row. Instead it was built with the thirty classrooms all on top of each other - thirty storeys high! That may be why all kinds of strange stuff happens at Wayside School. Especially on the thirtieth floor. It is a school full of unusual characters too. Mrs Gorf, the meanest teacher in the world. Terrible Todd who always gets sent home early. John who can only read upside down. It is a crazy mixed-up school, brilliantly brought to life by the irresistible Louis Sachar.