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The Way to Freedom: The Complete Season One (Books 1-5) Digital Boxed Set
The Way to Freedom Collection, Book 1
Length: 11 hrs and 9 mins
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An accident of birth holds the future of a nation. Meet Kalena. Taken under the Empire’s Second Born rule, she is now a part of the Hatar Kalar, the Emperor’s flying corps. Being paired with a large, feathered carnivore is not all it’s cracked up to be, and Kalena and her new Hatar partner find themselves embroiled in affairs way beyond their pay grade. Ice Tigers, enemy nations, internal strife, and the fate of an Empire are now balanced precariously on Kalena’s shoulders, and she has no idea which way it will fall.
Elizabeth Bennet does not set out to manipulate people. It's merely the correct choice of words, accompanied by an engaging smile or a beseeching look that yields the most satisfactory results. The morning after the Netherfield ball, Lizzy dispenses with one unwelcome suitor to her hand so amicably and successfully that she sees no reason why she should not make use of her talent for tactful speeches and deal with other unwelcome suitors in the same deft manner.
Elizabeth Bennet could scarcely credit the news when a letter sent to her father, from relations she did not know existed, informed them that untimely and unfortunate events would result in Mr. Bennet inheriting the dukedom of Everard. In the blink of an eye, the Bennets' lives are transformed - Elizabeth and her four sisters are wealthy, titled, and the talk of the ton.
Patricia just wants to spend more time in the company of Alistair Huntley, the offensively handsome captain of the Aurelia who seems only too happy to host her. But as the Aurelia sets sail from Miami, it does so with a dangerous new addition: There is a mob boss among the passengers, and he’s on the run - from more mobsters!
Love lessons have never gone so awry...Miss Ruth Hawthorn helps support her fatherless family the only way she can: Doling out love advice in a local newspaper column under an assumed name, The Swan. When she receives a lucrative request for an in-person consultation from someone signed "O", her brother persuades her to go to London with him, teaching him what he needs to know in order to survive the short appointment. But when "O" moves up the time of the rendez-vous and Ruth's brother is nowhere to be found, she is forced to take matters into her own hands.
It’s party time on board the Aurelia! On the LA to Hawaii leg, a Hollywood film crew are shooting scenes for a new action movie and Barbie has been given a bit-part role. It’s all great fun, and Patricia isn’t surprised when her cute, blonde friend attracts the attention of the handsome A-lister male lead. But when he's found murdered in the upper deck pool and the killer leaves a message that Barbie is next, it falls to Patricia to work out who the killer is. With Barbie, her trusted butler, and an odd-looking extra she befriended, Patricia will have plenty of help.
After a disastrous marriage proposal and the delivery of an illuminating letter, Fitzwilliam Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet hope never to lay eyes on one another again. When a chance meeting in Hunsford immediately throws them in each other’s way, Darcy realizes his behavior needs correcting, and Elizabeth starts to appreciate his redeeming qualities. But is it enough to forgive the past and overcome their prejudices?
While visiting Charlotte at Hunsford, Lizzy rejects Mr. Darcy’s proposal. Fate conspires to throw them together the next day as they rush to stop Charlotte and Richard from making a huge mistake. Their mission proves futile, but they reach a new understanding. Both believe their flight to follow their friends remains a secret, but secrets have a way of leaking....
One of the turning points in Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice is Miss Elizabeth Bennet's passionate refusal and denunciation of the equally passionate but infinitely more repressed Fitzwilliam Darcy. However, unforeseen events can lead to the most unexpected consequences. During a visit with her friend, Charlotte Collins, at Hunsford, Elizabeth falls prey to illness for almost the first time in her life just as Mr. Darcy comes to call. Befuddled by her illness, she misinterprets his proposal of marriage, and a simple nod of acknowledgment is mistaken for acceptance.
How would spending a few extra days in each other’s company affect the relationship between Elizabeth Bennet and Mr Darcy? While her sister Jane is ill at Netherfield, Elizabeth overhears the proud Mr Darcy express his admiration of her and her fine eyes. Not sure what to think of his praise after all of their previous disagreements (and more flattered than she wants to admit) Elizabeth responds by teasing him, forcing Darcy to reconsider his opinion of a woman who has truly bewitched him.
A helpless baby is forsaken in a churchyard. This is how life begins for orphan Emma. Unwanted, cast aside, and thrown on the mercy of strangers, she grows up wondering why. And what are the mysterious gifts each year, placed where her cradle was once abandoned? Now blossomed to youthful beauty but shunned by society, the man she loves is forbidden to marry or court her.
At the age of 21, widow Isabel Barnet has returned to seek refuge in her family’s ancestral home of Scarlett Hall. Having experienced heartbreak and vowing to never love again, Isabel has now resigned herself to minding her younger sisters and forever remaining alone. That is, until one day when her mother makes a request.
Miss Juliet Lambert has waited her entire life for her debut into society, for she knows her worth as the daughter of a baron. Although other women speak of love, Juliet only desires a man who realizes her beauty and can provide her with the lavish things she deserves. Daniel Haskins has been employed at Scarlett Hall since he was a boy of 12, and he has come to love Miss Juliet from afar. Although he understands he must keep his love for her hidden, he wants nothing more than to please the beautiful woman who always wears a mischievous smile.
Belinda Lambton knows a curse when she sees one. She also knows the wisdom of agreeing with a powerful enchantress. So when she inadvertently gets mixed up with a cursed Beast and his enchantress, she finds herself tasked with the role of Curse Breaker. That’s not an easy position, for Beast has reasons of his own to keep his curse. There’s also someone else determined to break it by whatever means possible and claim Beast for herself, and she doesn’t take competition well.
At Bradwell, the Cherrill family estate, Lord Douglas stumbles upon a young woman banished to the country for birthing an illegitimate child. Lady Phoebe de Moncy, the beautiful daughter of the Earl of Rudham, was once a debutante with a bright future until she placed her heart in the wrong man's hands. Now, she knows time with baby Ellen is running out. Can the second son of the illustrious Cherrill family risk his reputation to marry the woman he loves, or will Doug, Phoebe, and her precious baby girl be parted forever?
Women and children are massacred and Dearen and her newfound "family" race to defend the main Dymarki settlement from attack. A battle of attrition begins and Dearen and her people bring the war for their very survival to the gates of their enemy.
Kind-hearted Margaret Haselden takes in a stray dog found rummaging through her rubbish bins, yet the scrappy little terrier may prove more than she can handle. When the prized bulldog of the Duke of St. Lawrence is set upon by a mangy cur, His Grace is outraged, but a compassionate beauty at the end of her tether pleads his forgiveness.
The Empire is on the verge of war. The ancient enemy has returned and betrayal is thick in the air. Eight years after Kalena became a Flyer, she is being sent North with her wing to garrison the mountainous Northern Pass. They are the first line of defense against unknown enemy numbers. But what she encounters there, no one could have foreseen and is more dangerous than what the Empire faces to the North.
Kalena awakes with no memory of who - or what - she is. A Dymarki family takes her in as one of their own and she works alongside them to help keep their home safe from the evil lowlanders. As she lives and works, she discovers that she has a power that is quickly growing within her. One that can help to defend her new found people. But what will be the cost of that power be to her "unknown" searching friends?
A flyer has been bought crashing down and Kalena is taken by unknown attackers. A search and rescue is organized with more dependent on its success than finding the missing Wing Commander. The stability of the Empire is in the balance. A tip either way will bring success or ruination.