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  1. The Christmasaurus and the Naughty List The Christmasaurus and the Naughty List
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  2. Once Upon a Crime Once Upon a Crime
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  3. The Good Bear The Good Bear
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  4. DK Life Stories Black History Month DK Life Stories Black History Month
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  5. The Secret Garden The Secret Garden
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  6. A Boy Called Christmas A Boy Called Christmas
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  7. Christmas Stories & Poems Christmas Stories & Poems
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  8. Kay's Marvellous Medicine: A Gross and Gruesome History of the Human Body Kay's Marvellous Medicine: A Gross and Gruesome History of the Human Body
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  9. The Day I Fell Into a Fairytale The Day I Fell Into a Fairytale
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  10. Dragons at Crumbling Castle: And Other Stories Dragons at Crumbling Castle: And Other Stories
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Small Town Trouble

Small Town Trouble

Author: Laura Benedict Narrator: Ann Marie Gideon, Antony Ferguson Release Date: 01/07/2019

Summer secrets . . . kidnapping and murder. Erin Walsh arrives home to tiny New Belford, Kentucky from college only to clash with her young stepmother, Shelby Rae. When Shelby Rae is kidnapped and a dear friend of the family is murdered, Erin discovers that both victims had secrets connected to the violent death of her mother seven years earlier. In a small town the pool of suspects is limited, but it also means the danger to Erin's own life is deathly close. Noah Daly, an old high school friend, is the son of the man everyone blames for the violent death of Erin's mother. But he's also the one person Erin feels she can trust to help her find Shelby Rae's kidnapper and her friend's murderer. Or is her sudden attraction to him blinding her to his true nature? Enter Trouble, the wise and wily black cat detective. His paws have barely landed in the bluegrass when he realizes Erin is about to put herself in danger. Can he lead Erin to the truth before she becomes a victim herself?

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Dead Ends: Stories from the Gothic South

Dead Ends: Stories from the Gothic South

Look at this picture. Tell me what you see... The American South is rife with stories of a haunted past-especially its houses. In this eclectic and impressive collection, thirteen novelists were asked to build their tales around the photo of a dilapidated mansion. They were given two requirements-the house must appear in the story, and it should be a Southern Gothic tale. And they delivered. From childish demons to a mad novelist, from the Mississippi delta to the Appalachians, this collection from emerging voices and New York Times bestselling authors explores what happens when secrets that lie beneath the dust are disturbed-and our worst nightmares begin. Darkness lurks behind every corner, especially dead ends. Contributors Jeff Abbott Helen Ellis Patti Callahan Henry Amanda Stevens Paige Crutcher Dana Chamblee Carpenter Laura Benedict Bryon Quertermous Dave White Lisa Morton David Bell J.T. Ellison Ariel Lawhon

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Bliss House

Bliss House

Author: Laura Benedict Narrator: Laurence Bouvard Release Date: 01/06/2015

Rainey Bliss Adams' perfect life came to an end one spring afternoon, when her husband was killed in an explosion that horrifically burned their fourteen year-old daughter, Ariel. Desperate for a new start, she takes Ariel to live in the beautiful family house. Once there, Ariel starts to mysteriously heal. But as a series of tragedies begins to unfold, it becomes clear that a darkness lurks behind the dignified façade of Bliss House...

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Bliss House

Bliss House

Author: Laura Benedict Narrator: Susan Ericksen Release Date: 01/06/2014

Amidst lush farmland and orchards in Old Gate, Virginia, stands the magnificent Bliss House. Built in 1878, Bliss House is impressive, historic, and inexplicably mysterious. Rainey Bliss Adams desperately needed a new start when she and her daughter Ariel relocated from St. Louis to Old Gate and settled into the house where the Bliss family had lived for over a century. Rainey's husband had been killed in a freak explosion that left her 14 year-old daughter Ariel scarred and disfigured. At the grand housewarming party, Bliss House begins to reveal itself again. Ariel sees haunting visions: the ghost of her father, and the ghost of a woman being pushed to her death off of an upper floor balcony, beneath an exquisite dome of painted stars. And then there is a death the night of the party... "Bliss House, with its blood-stained history of madness and murder, would scare off most potential buyers in Benedict's creepy, solidly crafted supernatural suspense novel. Lines between fact and fantastic, past and present, increasingly blur...the final revelation hits horrifyingly close to home for Rainey." - Publishers Weekly

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Calling Mr. Lonely Hearts

Calling Mr. Lonely Hearts

Author: Laura Benedict Narrator: Emily Durante Release Date: 01/12/2008

Growing up, Roxanne, Del, and Alice tested the limits of their friendship with cruel, and often dangerous, games - but they always knew they would be bound together forever. Now, Alice's marriage is over, and her husband is having a child with another woman. Roxanne, an artist consumed by her work, is losing touch with her friends - and perhaps with reality. And Del is desperate to be a perfect wife and adoring stepmother, but her friends see that her careful facade is crumbling. The instrument of their destruction is a single enigmatic man - Varick. He seems to be a lonely woman's dream come true, but where has he come from? And what does he want? As he seduces the women in turn, their lives become unrecognizable to them. Varick's secret lies buried in their shared past. One simple, childish act has brought them, all these years later, to a place where not only their lives but also their souls are at risk. For once upon a time, the three of them agreed to tell a lie - one that ruined the life of a young priest. Defrocked, destitute, and ruined, he hoped with the whole of his shattered heart that he would get revenge. And in that hope he shook hands with the one who promised it. The devil himself. Now they all must live with the consequences. Dark and provocative, Calling Mr. Lonely Hearts will keep listeners in its terrifying grip long after the chilling conclusion.

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Isabella Moon

Isabella Moon

Author: Laura Benedict Narrator: Renee Raudman Release Date: 01/09/2007

Two years ago, in idyllic Carystown, Kentucky, nine-year-old Isabella Moon disappeared on her way home from school. Is it just coincidence that Kate Russell, a young woman with no discernible past, arrived in town just months before Isabella's disappearance? When Kate walks into Sheriff Bill Delaney's office to tell him that Isabella's ghost has led her to the child's hidden grave, he immediately views her as a suspect. Mystery follows mystery as a local athlete drops dead, inexplicably, on the basketball court, and someone close to Kate is viciously murdered. Quiet Carystown was to be Kate's salvation, and she's settled into a comfortable job, a charming cottage, and a blissful romance. But having lied to her boyfriend, Caleb, for so long about the terrors of her past life, she finds she can't trust him to understand the terror that Isabella Moon has now brought. And Kate's best friend, Francie, is too wrapped up in her own troubles - particularly a secret affair with a man she at once loves and despises - to give Kate the help she needs. Utterly alone, Kate is torn between finding justice for the dead child and keeping away old ghosts of her own. The unsolved disappearance of Isabella Moon has been the biggest disappointment of Sheriff Delaney's career. But he senses that Kate is trouble. As he investigates her impossible claims, he also uncovers a series of unsettling truths about Carystown itself. Behind his hometown's genteel façade is a morass of lies and murder, drugs and destruction. And Carystown's residents are about to discover that even though the past is buried, it can rise again - with a vengeance. Dark and suspenseful, tense and eerie, tinged with the supernatural, Isabella Moon is an engrossing, beautifully written debut novel, a breathtaking and artful story of the dark mysteries that can lurk in the most bucolic of places - and the ghost of a little girl who watches as evil rises unstoppably to the surface.

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