Wanda Petronski is different from all the other girls in Room 13. Every day she wears the same faded blue dress to school, and every day she tells about her hundred dresses at home. Her classmates joke about her imaginary clothes - until they learn the wonderful secret of the dresses. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Christina Moore. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/reco/001859/bk_reco_001859_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Katherine Mansfield (1888-1923) was a prominent modernist writer of short fiction and a close associate of D. H. Lawrence and Virginia Woolf. ´New Dresses´ is the story of two sisters whose mother and grandmother have made them new dresses. One sister, Rose, is a model child in her mother´s eyes - pretty, tidy and clean. The other, Helen, is always in trouble. Her mother wonders how on earth Helen will manage to keep her new dress clean and neat. When Helen accidently tears her new frock, disaster threatens...but Helen herself, her grandmother and the charismatic Dr. Malcolm have other - albeit different - ideas. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Cathy Dobson. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/redd/001106/bk_redd_001106_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The New York Times best seller from award-winning author Rachel Hauck!´´A tender tale that spans generations of women, each a product of her time and ahead of her time. A beautiful story laced together with love, faith, mystery, and one amazing dress. Rachel Hauck has another winner in The Wedding Dress!” (Lisa Wingate, best-selling author of Before We Were Yours)Four brides. One dress. A tale of faith, redemption, and timeless love.Charlotte owns a chic Birmingham bridal boutique. Dressing brides for their big day is her gift - and her passion. But with her own wedding day approaching, why can’t she find the perfect dress - or feel certain she should marry Tim?Then Charlotte purchases a vintage dress in a battered trunk at an estate sale. It looks brand-new, shimmering with pearls and satin, hand-stitched and timeless in its design. But where did it come from? Who wore it?Charlotte’s search for the gown’s history - and its new bride - begins as a distraction from her sputtering love life. But it takes on a life of its own as she comes to know the women who have worn the dress. Emily from 1912. Mary Grace from 1939. Hillary from 1968. Each with something unique to share. For woven within the threads of the beautiful 100-year-old gown is the truth about Charlotte’s heritage, the power of courage and faith, and the beauty of finding true love. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Windy Lanzl. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/tnwd/001321/bk_tnwd_001321_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Quiet misfit Rose doesn´t expect to fall in love with the sleepy beach town of Leonora. Nor does she expect to become fast friends with beautiful, vivacious Pearl Kelly, organizer of the high school float at the annual Harvest Festival parade. It´s better not to get too attached when Rose and her father live on the road, driving their caravan from one place to the next whenever her dad gets itchy feet. But Rose can´t resist the mysterious charms of the town or the popular girl, try as she might. Pearl convinces Rose to visit Edie Baker, once a renowned dressmaker, now a rumored witch. Together Rose and Edie hand-stitch an unforgettable dress of midnight blue for Rose to wear at the Harvest Festival - a dress that will have long-lasting consequences on life in Leonora, a dress that will seal the fate of one of the girls. Karen Foxlee´s breathtaking novel weaves friendship, magic, and a murder mystery into something moving, real, and distinctly original. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Olivia Mackenzie-Smith. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/lili/001648/bk_lili_001648_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A womans´s discovery of a haunted and cursed wedding dress leads to a tragic end.SonicMovies are premium audios with strong vocal performances enhanced by music and sound effects to such an extent that they sound like movies - hence, SonicMovies. Presented by Wollcott & Sheridan (WSAPL.com) / SonicMovie.net & K. Anderson Yancy. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Kirk Diedrich, Sandy J. Hotchkiss, Lissa Lia, Heather Wood, K. Anderson Yancy. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/sonm/000034/bk_sonm_000034_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A plus-size Texas gal has designs on an old crush in New York Times bestselling author Carolyn Brown’s exuberant, bighearted romance. In the small town of Celeste, Texas, Mitzi Taylor has never quite fit inside the lines. Nearly six feet tall, flame-haired, and with a plus-size spirit to match every curve, she’s found her niche: a custom wedding-dress boutique catering to big brides-to-be with big dreams. Taking the plunge alongside her two best friends, she’s proud they’ve turned The Perfect Dress into a perfect success. Just when Mitzi has it all pulled together, Graham Harrison walks back into her life, looking for bridesmaid dresses for his twin daughters. A still-strapping jock whose every gorgeous, towering inch smells like aftershave, the star of all Mitzi’s high school dreams is causing quite a flush. For Mitzi, all it takes is a touch to feel sparks flitting around her like fireflies. She can just imagine what a kiss could do. Graham’s feeling it, too. And he’s about to make that imagination of Mitzi’s run wild. Is it just a hot summer fling, or are Mitzi’s next designs for herself and seeing her own dreams come true? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Karissa Vacker. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/brll/011737/bk_brll_011737_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Lily Fitzpatrick loves vintage clothes. But this passion for beautiful clothes is about to have unforeseen consequences when Lily stumbles upon the story of a 1950s New York beauty who shares Lily´s surname. Joy Fitzpatrick was a legend. But what was the famous dress which she once commissioned? What happened to it - and why did Joy suddenly disappear from New York high society? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Genevieve Swallow. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/howe/002595/bk_howe_002595_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A charming story for children. Bedtime book about family traditions and new experiences. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Norma Jean Gradsky. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/063039/bk_acx0_063039_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The debut children’s novel from David Walliams, number one best seller and fastest growing children’s author in the country. Now experience the whole story in glorious sound as David teams up with an old friend (his name begins with Matt and ends with Lucas) to deliver a hilarious and beautifully produced audiobook. Dennis was different.Why was he different, you ask?Well, a small clue might be in the title of this audiobook....Charming, surprising and hilarious - David Walliams’s beautiful first novel will touch the hearts (and funny bones) of children and adults alike.Now David teams up with Matt Lucas to produce an audiobook with a difference. Read by two of the brightest stars in sketch comedy, this lavish production brings the hilarious voices behind Little Britain to your nearest earphones. And it tells a fantastic story too.... 1. Language: English. Narrator: David Walliams, Matt Lucas. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/hcuk/000384/bk_hcuk_000384_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Two stories from the master of the surprise ending.In ´´Elsie in New York´´, Elsie is an innocent young woman who, upon the death of her father, must look for work to make a living. Her father expected her to trust to the good-heartedness of his previous employer, but Elsie prefers to make her own way in life. Although she visits an employment agency and applies for several positions, do-gooders interfere. Thinking they are saving her soul, in actuality they point her toward destruction.In ´´The Purple Dress´´, two young women clerks have been saving money all year to buy new dresses for an annual gala, the Thanksgiving dinner given by their employer. Both are hoping to catch the eye of a certain attractive bachelor at the party. But interactions with a landlady and a dressmaker intervene, and things turn out much differently than either girl could have imagined. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Susan McCarthy, David Thorn, Bobbie Frohman. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/blak/001799/bk_blak_001799_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.