White Van Man is a knockabout comedy sitcom with a warm heart about a reluctant handyman. Ollie is an aspiring restaurateur whose dreams are dashed when his father suffers a heart attack and he has to take over the family painting and decorating business. The story follows the enthusiastic Ollie, who along with his disastrous co-worker, encounter comedy chaos behind each of their customer's front doors.Episodes Comprise:Ollie's First Day: Giving up dreams of running his own restaurant, Ollie has taken over the handyman business from his ailing dad, Tony (Clive Mantle: Vicar of Dibley). His first day on the job, Ollie quickly finds himself out of his depth, driven up the wall by his incorrigible assistant Darren (Joel Fry: The Impressions Show) and alienating every client he works for, even getting embroiled in a paternity case. In the midst of it all he runs into an old crush, Emma (Georgia Moffett: Dr Who) and what with everything on his plate, he manages to make an utter fool of himself in front of her.Turf: Ollie decides it's time to modernise the family business and kicks into marketing overdrive to promote Curry & Sons Home Maintenance. His flyering campaign starts bringing in trade nicely but little does he know they are ruffling some shady feathers. Things really kick up a gear when he discovers that his assistant Darren (Joel Fry: The Impressions Show) has been up all night playing violent online games with web designer called Kat (Joanna Page: Gavin & Stacey).The Stand: When Jeremy (Rufus Wright: Quantum of Solace) refuses to pay the full amount for a bathroom fitting, Ollie blocks his driveway with the van, refusing to move unless Jeremy coughs up the full amount. This act of rebellion starts to get the attention of the local community. Meanwhile Darren (Joel Fry: The Impressions Show) breaks his friend Irene (Deddie Davies: The Catherine Tate Show) out of an old people's home and promptly loses her.The Morning After: Darren (Joel Fry: The Impressions Show) wakes up with a dreadful hangover next a beautiful naked woman with no clue as to how he got there. When he sneaks out he finds his boss, Ollie about to knock at the front door ready for their day's work fitting a fireplace in the very house Darren was trying to leave. Meanwhile Emma (Georgia Moffett: Dr Who) finds herself in serious trouble with her financier, Ian (Dexter Fletcher: Hotel Babylon).Honest: When Ollie finds his dad, Tony (Clive Mantle: Vicar of Dibley) trying to rustle up work in a suspect manner, he decides to draw a line make sure the business runs by the book from now on. Almost immediately Emma (Georgia Moffett: Dr Who) convinces him to break into an Estate Agents for her with the help of the local burglar Ricky (Blake Harrison: The Inbetweeners). Meanwhile Darren attempts to swap a blind woman's sofa with one he stained at his brother's flat.Beginnings & Ends: Something is up with Ollie. He and Darren (Joel Fry: The Impressions Show) are building a wardrobe for Albert (Brian Murphy: George & Mildred) in a small room and tempers begin to flare. Before long it seems everyone Ollie knows is revealing secrets, leaving him with a big decision to make.
Shady Place is a 55-and-up planned community in Florida. It's full of vibrant seniors enjoying the sunset years of their lives. Shady Place the novel is about those people. Shady Place follows the antics and exploits of Jim Phillips, a retired police detective from Philadelphia, as he tries desperately to avoid contact with the outside world, but quickly finds himself sucked into the goings on around him. Upon his arrival Jim is shocked to discover his new neighbor is his old nemesis, former mob boss Mike Johnson. Sensing a second chance to get his old enemy, Jim decides to concoct a way to finally finish what he started and put Mike behind bars. Jim's actions set off a rivalry between the two that sees them competing at every turn, including for the affections of the beautiful widow Beverly Stanton. The unlikely duo is forced to work together when it appears murder is afoot, but only they can see what is happening. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Nik Magill. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/089680/bk_acx0_089680_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Emily Lime and her equally palindromic dog Otto live in Williamsburg, Brooklyn (zip code 11211), in a warm community of friends and fellow artists. Her life becomes more complicated when she falls in love with Marcus, a dog walker and fellow Scrabble nut whose father is Emily's shady ex-husband, who wants the lovable Emily dead. A mystery unravels, a valuable lost cache of paintings is found, and Emily's life changes in ways she could not have anticipated. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Kristin Kalbli. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/020442/bk_adbl_020442_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In the third in the "richly detailed and diverse" (io9) urban fantasy series, the time has come for the dead to rise up against the shady powers-that-be...The time has come for the dead to rise up...Trouble is brewing between the Council of the Dead and the ghostly, half-dead, spiritual, and supernatural community they claim to represent. One too many shady deals have gone down in New York City's streets, and those caught in the crossfire have had enough. It's time for the Council to be brought down - this time for good. Carlos Delacruz is used to being caught in the middle of things: both as an in-betweener, trapped somewhere between life and death, and as a double agent for the Council. But as his friends begin preparing for an unnatural war against the ghouls in charge, he realizes that more is on the line than ever before - not only for the people he cares about, but for every single soul in Brooklyn, alive or otherwise.... 1. Language: English. Narrator: Daniel José Older. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/028916/bk_adbl_028916_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Colette is worried about her daughter not finding a suitable man and remaining unmarried. She tries to persuade Abigail to accept the offers of marriage but she argues back, wanting to focus on her career as a schoolteacher. Her mind quickly changes, however, when she meets a handsome visitor to their Amish community. Abigail falls for him hard until she finds out some shady information about him from a previous girlfriend. Will she break up the budding romance or give him the benefit of the doubt? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Kathleen Miranti. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/084381/bk_acx0_084381_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Shelby Hart and her quirky family members and friends are at it again! This time, no one in Shady Acres is what he seems. The seamy side of the community is revealed when a seemingly good girl's dirty lifestyle is revealed and someone kills her for her secrets. Wanting justice for a woman no one deems worthy of spending too much time investigating her death, Shelby takes matters into her own hands. From a mystery maze to underground tunnels, Shelby and her family must catch a killer before they become the next victims. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Laurie Lane. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/068606/bk_acx0_068606_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Blackmail turns deadly... Cici Wilde's fiancé, Audie Howe, calls her with disturbing news. Her store's been broken into and worse, someone murdered the intruder. The victim clutches a string of pearls in one hand and a threatening e-mail in the other. It reads "I know what you're doing. Meet me at Cici's Vintage Clothing at 8:30 p.m. Saturday night." With the discovery of the body, a recent spate of ugly e-mails throughout the Grace Gulch community becomes intensely personal. The murderer purposely lured the victim to Cici's store. Why? The answer lies in the strand of pearls, a gift from arts patron Magda Grace Mallory. She has loaned them to Audie, director of the MGM Theater, for use in the upcoming production of Arsenic and Old Lace. Evidence points to members of the close theater community. Is it Gene Mallory, Magda's ne'er-do-well son? Lauren Packer, Magda's lawyer? Peppi Lambert, Grace Gulch newcomer and good friend of Cici's sister? Or Suzanne Jay, theater diva with a shady past? When a second murder is committed with the same string of pearls, Cici battles through baffling clues to find the killer before he strikes again. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jae Huff. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/057985/bk_acx0_057985_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Dr. Sue Ann Parish is hired as principal of the one-room school in Moose Springs, Alaska. With her teenage daughter she moves to a community of dog mushers, trappers, gold miners, writers, artists, shady characters running from the law, and rugged individualists in general, each one with a story, whether told or hidden.With the challenges of living in a remote bush village come additional problems, including falling in love with the elusive artist Shade Dubois, who hides dangerous secrets of his own. Just as things become settled for the new principal and life seems to be all she could ever wish for, the village is torn apart by violence and death. Just who is Raven, and how can Sue Ann and her daughter survive the evil that stalks them? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jenni Lynn. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/148276/bk_acx0_148276_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Caroline As the younger twin, all I've ever wanted was to contribute to my students, my community, and my family. The last thing I need is to get tied to a corporate hoax or the green-eyed billionaire who comes along with it. It's just too hard to resist him when he looks at me like that. I try to fight it; I try to say no. I try to back out, but I'm falling before I know what's happening. This love thing could mean shady business.... A new billionaire romance from author Veronica Maxim! This is a stand-alone book with characters from the other books in the Smyth Sisters Series. No cliff-hangers. This romance contains mature language and themes and is intended for an 18+ audience. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Maren McGuire. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/064474/bk_acx0_064474_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.