Save a horse. Ride a cowboy. Bull riding is dangerous as hell, but that’s half the fun. Guts, glory, and cute country girls lined up for days. It may take only eight seconds to win, but I can go all night. Yeah, I’ve broken almost every bone in my body at some point, but I’ve been the world rodeo champion two years running. Nothing’s gonna keep me from making it three. Not even Mae Guthrie, a spitfire who’s as hot as a Texas wildfire and one hell of a distraction - and who acts like she doesn’t remember me at all.... I’ll just have to remind her that we’ve been acquainted. I bet she’ll remember once she’s screaming my name. Jackson Cody nearly ruined my life. I was dumb, drunk, and 18. He was a rodeo star with a smile that could melt steel, and I was this close to giving him everything. Thank God for that close call with the cops. I learned my lesson, grew up, and moved on. Now I’ve got my first huge assignment as a photographer, and if I play it right, this rodeo shoot could make my whole career. There’s just one problem, and it’s got spurs, boots, and hazel eyes. He’s grown up, too - Lord has he grown up - and he’s only gotten hotter, cockier, and more dangerously alluring since the last time I saw him. But now I’m older, wiser, and not interested in a fling with a cowboy...right? It’s only a couple of days. How hard can he be to resist? Ride is a 90,000 word stand-alone romance, and it’s got a happily ever after ending and explicit scenes that’ll make you need to turn the AC up. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Maxine Mitchell, Brett Galliford. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/inbl/000782/bk_inbl_000782_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Welcome to Burnt River, a new series of contemporary Western romance stories set in the fictional town of Burnt River, Montana. Brought to you by Shirleen Davies, Peggy L. Henderson, Kay P. Dawson, Amelia Adams, and Kate Cambridge. Phoebe Glenn has walled herself away from love, not daring to risk what it would mean to be vulnerable. She keeps herself busy with work and friends, and she believes she's put the past behind her - until Bryce walks into her real estate office. Bryce Davidson was a world-class rodeo cowboy until one split second took everything away. Now injured and retired, he comes back to his hometown of Burnt River to start over, not realizing how that choice would impact so many others' lives. So much hurt in need of so much healing - and a lesson in relationships to be learned by all. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Lili Dubuque. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/130937/bk_acx0_130937_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The calf plopped to the ground, looking as grumpy as she felt. She had energy to spare, but nowhere to run and no one to play with. She was trapped! Her mom let out an amused snort, and then licked her little snout clean.Suddenly, there was a commotion in the barn, and a loud braying sent her scurrying under her mother, cowering and shaking. “What’s that noise?”The sound grew louder. Raffy peered through a gap in the wooden fence and saw a huge brown beast with shiny fur and black trimmings on his feet and face. “It’s a horse, honey,” replied Momma. Here at the Lazy M Rodeo Company, stories were passed from pen to pen about how the horses helped the humans rope baby cows for “fun and entertainment”; but it sure wasn’t fun for the calves or their mothers who lowed in frustration as their babies were pulled from their sides. Over the next few days, Raffy Calfy, Momma, and Serge the horse developed a friendship, even making up silly jokes and playing tricks on one another. Finally, the time came for Serge to tell Rhonda and Raffy all about the rodeo and the dangers it held for cows and calves. Was all hope lost? Would Raffy and Momma ever make it to the meadow? Find out in Raffy Calfy’s Rescue, the third book in the Animal Protector Series. It is perfect for ages eight and up and includes a vocablary builder and lesson starter questions, too. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Helen Laser. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/165436/bk_acx0_165436_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
They've helped orchestrate the perfect day for countless couples. Now 12 new couples will find themselves in the wedding spotlight in the second Year of Weddings novella collection. Can two left feet lead to one perfect romance? Grant Nichols is a genius in the kitchen and a klutz on the dance floor. But his friend's wedding is shaping up to be a shindig the likes of which Kings Meadow has never seen - including dancing. Lots of dancing. Then he learns that a local dance teacher, Skye Foster, is offering dance lessons for the wedding party. The first lesson is free, so what does he have to lose? A former rodeo queen, Skye Foster teaches children ballet and tap during the day, but with the popularity of ballroom dancing and her own love of country swing, she's been teaching adults in the evenings. Grant comes from a family of 10 siblings. He was the second oldest and believes he's had his fill of little rug rats. He's happy with his bachelor state despite the fact that he's given up his ladies' man lifestyle. Even he admits to his wilder nature and has been trying to clean up his act, with God's help. Skye, on the other hand, loves being around kids. She would love to find the right guy and settle down to have half a dozen children of her own. Grant and Skye are no match on paper. But when they step onto the dance floor, they create a melody all their own. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Windy Lanzl. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/zond/001575/bk_zond_001575_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
JUNO-nominated Canadian blues legend Big Dave McLean swears he didn't set out to make a record with a theme, but there are a lot of spiritual references on his brand new Steve Dawson-produced recording, Better the Devil you Know. From gospel-tinged blues numbers to tributes to dearly departed loved ones, the songs on this album betray Dave's roots as the son of a Presbyterian minister - while also giving the Devil his due, figuratively speaking. Blackie and the Rodeo Kings' rhythm section of John Dymond and Gary Craig bring their kick-ass roots-rock sensibilities to the mix. Legendary Nashville string player Fats Kaplin (Mark Knopfler, Waylon Jennings, the Mavericks, Nanci Griffith) plays heartfelt mandolin and fiddle. And Ann and Regina McCrary's soulful backing vocals help contribute to the gospel feel of Deliver Me and You're Gonna Need Somebody on Your Bond. Ever since getting his start with an impromptu guitar lesson from John Hammond at the 1969 Mariposa Folk Festival, this Yorkton-born, Winnipeg-based artist has been devoted to his craft, touring relentlessly through Canada's blues bars, folk clubs and folk and blues festivals. Along the way, there have been career highs: opening for his idol, Muddy Waters, earning two WCMAs, a Prairie Music Award, a Whisky Award and countless Maple Blues honours - including the Blues with Feeling (lifetime achievement) Award, sharing a JUNO for his contribution to CBC's Saturday Night Blues Vol. 1 album, and, most recently, garnering his third career JUNO nod for his last album, Faded but not Gone. With Better the Devil you Know, Dave continues to set an example for new generations of musicians by constantly evolving his sound, embracing new artistic collaborations and making records that just keep getting better and better. TRACKS: 1. Life On The Road 2. You Can't Lose What You Ain't Never Had 3. You'll Need Somebody On Your Bond 4. Angeline 5. I Need You 6. Where The Music Comes From 7. Old Time Religion 8. Swingin' On Heaven's Gate 9. Deliver Me 10. Deep Down In Florida 11. The Side Of The Road 12. Talk About A Revelation 13. Pet Rabbit
Inspired in Don Segundo Ramirez, a cattle drover Ricardo Güiraldes met personally and whose tomb lies in San Antonio de Areco, very close to the author's own, don Segundo Sombra more than a novel is a lesson on the gaucho lifestyle.Ricardo Güiraldes, a friend of Jorge Luis Borges -they both founded the legendary magazine Proa- managed to develop a simple and modern language, a high quality mixture of literacy and colourful local camp expressions that earned him a major standing among the best representatives of 'criollismo'.Even though it may be considered as a continuity with Martín Fierro, more than an extiguished gaucho elegy don Segundo Sombra proposes new ethical examples to a youth that Güiraldes considered disoriented and restless.Basically structured as lessons to be absorbed departing from inexperience, lessons on labour, amusement, morals, camp chores (horse taming, cattle rodeo, raw hide handy work, animal healing, etc.), they become an example of 'lo argentino' supported by a very specific and precise lexikon.Our edition includes more than 300 lexicographic notes, conveniently placed at the bottom of the pages and intended to help the modern reader grasp the exact meaning of the text without obtrusive lengthy interruptions.The notes were made after a careful research work that included the critical Martin Fierro editions by Eleuterio F. Tiscornia, Ed. Losada, Buenos Aires, 1941; by Carlos Alberto Leumann, Ed. Angel de Estrada, Buenos Aires, 1945; and by Santiago M. Lugones, Ed. Centurión, Buenos Aires, 1948; their own notes compared between them and with the critical edition by Elida Lois y Angel Nuñez, Ed. ALLCA XX (Association Archives de la Littérature Latinoaméricaine, des Caraïbes et Africaine du XX Siècle), Paris 2001; with Leopoldo Lugones en El payador, Ed. Centurión, Bs. As. 1948 (and Stockcero 2004); Francisco Castro in Vocabulario y frases del Martín Fierro, Ed. Kraft, Bs. As. 1950, and Domingo Bravo en El Quichua en el Martín Fierro y Don Segundo Sombra, Ed. Instituto Amigos del Libro Argentino, Bs. As. 1968; Horacio J. Becco en don Segundo Sombra y su vocabulario, Ed. Ollantay, Bs. As. 1952; Ramón R. Capdevila 1700 refranes, dichos y modismos (región central bonaerense), Ed. Patria, Bs. As. 1955; Emilio Solanet Pelajes Criollos, Ed. Kraft, Bs. As. 1955; and Tito Saubidet Vocabulario y refranero criollo, Ed. Kraft, Bs. As. 1943
All that glitters is not gold. No-frills cowboy Evan learned that lesson the hard way while married to a rodeo princess, a relationship that was all flash and no substance. At least Evan held on to his daughter, Cheyenne, and his best friend, Brooks, when the sparkle wore off and things fell apart. Life could be a lot worse.But it could also be better if Evan and Brooks took a step beyond friendship. Just as they start to explore their feelings, Evan's ex-wife sticks her nose in to sabotage them. Suddenly everything is up in the air, and they have difficult choices to make about the rodeo, Cheyenne, and the romance they both want so badly to pursue.
&quote;A poignant, thought-provoking love story.... Do yourself a huge favor and BUY THIS!&quote; Lorelei James, NY Times Bestselling author of the Rough Riders seriesLickety Split: Love won't wait.Patch Hastle grew up in a hurry, ditching East Texas for NYC to make his name as a DJ and model without ever looking back. When his parents die unexpectedly, he heads home to unload the family farm ASAP and skedaddle. Except the will left Patch's worst enemy in charge: his father's handsome best friend who made his high school years hell.Tucker Biggs is going nowhere. Twenty years past his rodeo days, he's put down roots as the caretaker of the Hastle farm. He knows his buddy's smartass son still hates his guts, but when Patch shows up growed-up, looking like sin in tight denim, Tucker turns his homecoming into a lesson about old dogs and new kinks.Patch and Tucker fool around, but they can't fool themselves. Once the farm's sold, they mean to call it quits and head off to separate sunsets. With the clock ticking, the city slicker and his down-home hick get roped into each other's life. If they're gonna last longer than spit on a griddle, they better figure out what matters-fast.
Author Lori Kaiser captures the heart and imagination of her young readers with real-life circumstances that positively affects their attitudes about life! Beautifully illustrated, Zane the Rodeo Zebra is troubled by lack of self-confidence in his abilities. Encouraged by a friend, he is taught how to overcome his fears and to be the best at who he is. Your child will love this book and it teaches a great lesson as well!