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    • Rescue

    • By: Anita Shreve
    • Narrated by: Laurence Bouvard
    • Length: 8 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Is love always worth saving no matter what the cost? Peter Webster, a rookie paramedic, pulls a young woman from her wrecked car. Sheila Arsenault is a gorgeous enigma - streetwise and tough-talking, with haunted eyes and fierce desires. Soon Sheila and Peter are embroiled in an intense love affair. Eighteen years later and Peter is raising their teenage daughter, Rowan, alone. But Rowan is veering off course and Peter fears for her future. He seeks out the only person who may be able to help her...

    Non-member price: $26.96

    • The Stars Are Fire

    • By: Anita Shreve
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Elise Freeman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 42 mins
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    1947. Fires are racing along the coast of Maine after a summer-long drought, ravaging thousands of acres, causing unprecedented confusion and fear. Five months pregnant, Grace Holland is left alone to protect her two toddlers when her difficult and unpredictable husband, Gene, joins the volunteers fighting to bring the fire under control. Along with her best friend, Rosie, and Rosie's two young children, the women watch in horror as their houses go up in flames, then walk into the ocean as a last resort.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not Sure her best work.

    • By lisapisa on 03-07-2019

    Non-member price: $31.21

    • The Last Time They Met

    • By: Anita Shreve
    • Narrated by: Blair Brown
    • Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
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    At a literary festival in Toronto, Linda Fallon encounters the man who was once at the center of her life: Thomas Janes, the famous poet. Since last seeing him, she has married, given birth, and been widowed. Thomas' appearance rocks Linda, raises questions she had long abandoned, and inspires new dreams.

    Non-member price: $24.79

    • The Last Time They Met

    • By: Anita Shreve
    • Narrated by: Liza Ross
    • Length: 10 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Last Time They Met focuses on the relationship between childhood sweethearts Linda Fallon and poet Thomas Janes. We begin in the year 2000 at a writers' festival in Toronto and are propelled backwards in time, via the politically repressive Naiobi, to the small town in Massachusetts for their school days in the 1960s. Along the way the novel delves deeply into the destructive nature of life and the need for forgiveness.

    Non-member price: $32.62

    • All He Ever Wanted

    • By: Anita Shreve
    • Narrated by: Jeff Harding
    • Length: 10 hrs and 44 mins
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    A man receives a bill for a white chandelier that he never ordered and has never seen. This mysterious document turns out to be the hinge of his world, and his attempts to make sense of it lead him to facts about himself, his marriage and his orderly life that had previously been hidden from him. Set in New England and Florida during the 1920s, All He Ever Wanted gives us a marriage, betrayal and the search for redemption from the vantage points of both a husband and a wife.

    Non-member price: $32.62

    • Hay fuego en los astros [The Stars Are Fire]

    • Una novela [A Novel]
    • By: Anita Shreve
    • Narrated by: Susana García
    • Length: 7 hrs and 39 mins
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    Una noche Grace Holland se despierta y descubre que los incendios arrasan la costa y se acercan cada vez más a su casa. Se ve obligada a arrojar sus hijos al mar para escapar de las llamas, mientras observa impotente cómo todo lo que conoce arde hasta los cimientos. 

    Non-member price: $22.06