The story takes place in Wyoming territory in the 1870s. Will Roberts, a drifting cowboy wanders into the little sleepy town of El Dorado. He stops at the local saloon for a drink and maybe a tip on where he can find a job. While reluctantly sharing a table with a grubby stinky prospector he is drawn into a gunfight and saves the man´s life. Salty, the prospector, rewards Will with half interest in his gold mine. Later that day will meets Victoria and falls madly in love with her. She too falls for Will and after a week of courting they want to get married but Will is broke with only his horse and saddle to his name. He is skeptical about the mine but he decides to tag along with Salty to see if it is real. Meanwhile the notorious Lard man brother outlaw gang is looking for Will and Salty to avenge their two brothers who Will and Salty killed during the saloon gunfight. The chase is on from the mine to Cheyenne then to Laramie. The Lardman gang will stop at nothing to find Will but the worst brother, Jude is a woman hating sadistic killer and he is on his way to El Dorado to take out his hatred and lust on Victoria. Will finds out and races to save Victoria but many obstacles stand in his way. Will he save Victoria? Is the Gold mine real? ungekürzt. Language: English. Narrator: Andy Babinski. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/013163de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Leslie Anne Greene Carter is the Last Original Wife among her husband Wesley´s wildly successful Atlanta social set. His cronies have all traded in the mothers of their children they promised to love and cherish - till death did them part - for tanned-and-toned young Barbie brides. If losing the social life and close friends she adored wasn´t painful enough, a series of setbacks shake Les´s world and push her to the edge. She´s had enough of playing the good wife to a husband who thinks he´s doing her a favor keeping her around. Now, she´s going to take some time forherself - in the familiar comforts and stunning beauty of Charleston, her beloved hometown. In her brother´s stately historic home, she´s going to reclaim the carefree girl who spent lazy summers sharing steamy kisses with her first love on Sullivan´s Island. Daring to listen to her inner voice, she will realize what she wants...and find the life of which she´s always dreamed. Told in the alternating voices of Les and Wes, The Last Original Wife is classic Dorothea Benton Frank: an intoxicating tale of family, friendship, self-discovery, and love, that is as salty as a low country breeze and as invigorating as a dip in Carolina waters on a sizzling summer day. ungekürzt. Language: English. Narrator: Robin Miles. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/harp/003468de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.