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Forced to return to her ancestral home in Captain’s Point, a small town on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, Adrianna Montgomery receives a shock and a challenge when the terms of her great-aunt’s will are read. Faced with a haughty attorney, a crumbling old house and a clue, she must draw upon the resources found in those around her, as well as her own inner strengths, in order to solve the riddle and secure her inheritance. Accepting the challenge, she ultimately learns who she is destined to be, discovering her true love along the way.
For centuries, Luna Lake and its surrounding natural beauty have been a source of comfort to those who have made their way to its shore. Now, Sean Adams and Liz Chambers have each returned to the cabins they knew as children, both seeking to escape painful memories from their pasts. Three oranges, a puzzle, and a sharing of confidences result in a bond of friendship between the two, but Christmas isn’t about friendship or escape. It’s about love and all of its promise. Together, can they find their way to the paths forward they seek? Listen to find out more.
Angelique MacDuff paused as the knot in her stomach tightened. Across the pavement of Bright Seas’ Main Street, the shop waited, but whether it beckoned or warned her to turn and run, she couldn’t have said. Sixteen months ago, her husband left the tarmac’s safety in their newly purchased delivery van and drove off a precipice northeast of town. There had been no screech of brakes before their van had headed straight for the cliff’s edge, where it had left the Earth and, for a moment, hung suspended in the air before plunging into Bright Seas Bay.
In Bradley Holler, West Virginia, the world around where Mary Jo Bradley lives has been changing. First, the Blackdrop Mine closed, then the weather turned crazy, and, finally, her brother hadn’t even bothered to come home for Thanksgiving. Pinning her hopes on Christmas, her favorite season, she feels forced to take drastic steps in an effort to stem the downward tide of life as she’s always known it.
Betsy Seymour finds she isn’t quite up to gay chatter and a staff full of holiday cheer as Christmas approaches, but duty calls at the cemetery where she works. Then she experiences a strange sighting amongst the fog-shrouded graves, and a few minutes later, she lies injured upon the ground, alone and unsure, only a few feet away from her husband’s grave. This time, though, can love save her?
A stay-at-home mom, Ruth has been busy steering her family toward Christmas. All of this comes to a screeching halt, though, when she hears words she would never have thought possible coming over her phone.
The Christmas tree twinkled from a corner of the room, the cookies were all baked, and a nativity held pride of place on the credenza, but then the phone rang, and everything that had been so eagerly anticipated began a slow but steady downward spiral. A plan was hatched, and a new love volunteered for service. Would the rescuers make it back on time, safe and sound?
Internationally beloved From Women's Pens author Annie Acorn provides listeners with a complete collection of her famed Christmas stories, novelettes, and novellas, including her newest short story, "Snowbound for Christmas", that's set in rural post-World War II Indiana.
A chance game of hide-and-seek played the night the revival tent burned down has turned into three years of looking over their shoulders for young Marnie and Frank, who believe they witnessed a murder. Now, a Yankee stranger has come to town - flashing a big smile and a cash-filled wallet as he spends his time asking all kinds of questions. Torn between wanting to relieve the Yank of his cash and trying to stay out of Hell, the two spend a day in the employ of their enemy.
Becca Tate and Jeff Stuart have lived in Captain's Point all their lives. She's an aspiring historian, destined to teach at a major university. He's a journalism student who is tied by circumstances to his father's landscaping firm. Will the magic of Christmas be enough to hold their budding relationship together, as their lives intertwine with Bill Adams and his wife, Millie, along with star-crossed lovers Big Dan O'Malley and Dora Jean McCarthy?
Annie Acorn Audio is pleased to present A Christmas Kiss written by Charlotte Kent and narrated by Lara K. Crawford. Becca Tate and Jeff Stuart have lived in Captain's Point all their lives. She's an aspiring historian. He's an aspiring journalist, who is tied by circumstances to his father's landscaping firm. Now Becca must leave their small town if she is to follow her dreams. Will the magic of Christmas be enough to hold their budding relationship together?
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Annie Acorn Audio is pleased to present Time Will Tell, written by Annie Acorn and narrated by Daniel McColly. "Someone, somewhere, help me bring them back," Frank Jamison sobs into the bed pillow clutched in his arms. His wife is dead, and his teenage son lies like a vegetable in a hospital ward, but the being who answers his desperate cry for help isn't exactly what he would've expected.
Children aren't the same as kittens, as Miss Mary Mason is reminded when she volunteers to keep two orphans in her home through Christmas. Ragged and dirty, their manners leave much to be desired. Still, Mary perseveres, not willing to return them to a system that will certainly not meet their needs.
Hopeful that the back left tire on his truck will hold, Jack Branson begins the last leg of his long journey, desperate to reach his family's farm and surprise them on Christmas Eve. Nature, though, has other plans for the returning serviceman this snow-filled Christmas. Needing to find shelter, he spots the glow of lights from a small farmhouse and seeks sanctuary from those within. But then, the worn door opens, and....
Drawn to the lakes and peaks of the Cumberland Mountains of East Tennessee by the need to recover from the blow life has dealt her, Samantha Hill seeks to set her new priorities now that she has been denied what could've been and certainly should've been. All Matt Landry wants is two weeks off by himself hiking and fishing, during which he hopes to regain his hold on what is important in his life going forward.
Aunt Gail is magic. Carrie Louise is sure of it, and so she sets out to prove it as she hunts for shells on the beach. With the help of her aunt and a magic sand dollar, Carrie Louise solves the mystery and learns the truth about magic and the reality of love. A perfect, faith-based beach listen for children! A perfect listen anytime!
Dark Tales from Gents' Pens: Annie Acorn's Dark Tales, Volume 1
Lee David Foreman
Spieldauer: 4 Std. und 49 Min.
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Annie Acorn Audio is pleased to present Dark Tales from Gents' Pens, an anthology of works written by the authors of From Gents' Pens and narrated by Lee Foreman.
Where can you find all the suspense, thrills, blood, and gore that reflect the dark underbelly of our world? Where do murder and voodoo curses stand alongside innocents and little children? Where do the kinder, gentler things disappear?