This week on The Best of Car Talk, should Heidi let her husband change her Volvo's timing belt? Before you answer, we should tell you that Heidi's husband is a tennis pro, with no repair experience, and that messing up this job will kill the engine. Wanna rethink your answer? Elsewhere, Craig's girlfriend's mother bought him a new truck. If Craig breaks up with the daughter, is it also splitsville with the truck? Also, Nathan dinged his girlfriend's Civic while driving it without a license—or her permission. Can Tom and Ray help him fix the car's thunk before the next sound is her giving Nathan a dope slap? All this and more, this week on The Best of Car Talk. [Broadcast Date: April 25, 2015] 1. Language: English. Narrator: Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/cart/150425/rt_cart_150425_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Waking up in the hospital after a terrible car crash, Lila has a long road of recovery ahead of her. More than just her body, she must recover her heart after an altering declaration by Nathan. With all that happened between them she must choose to forgive him and take him back, or sever all ties. Nathan has a hard road ahead of him to earn back her trust, and trusting him will open her up to the possibility of being hurt again. A possibility Lila doesn't think she can survive. The secrets Nathan keeps buried, hidden from the world, of the life he used to lead are revealed. They tell the horror of what caused the scars on his body, mind, and heart. Can Lila and Nathan push through all of the obstacles in front of them? Will the journey be their healing, or their destruction? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Rachel Orlin. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/069555/bk_acx0_069555_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
It isn't every day your wife dies in a car accident, twice. For Nathan Summers, discovering he can reset time and change the future by focusing on a moment in the past is easily the best thing to happen to him...this week. Okay, ever. He can't wait to use his ability to get one-up on his perfect, cocky, and successful brother-in-law, Wade, who's the kind of son his mother always wished she had. Only, Wade knows all about resetting time, and he warns Nathan that they aren't the only ones who can do it. Alice, is a mysterious woman who will do anything to gain power while eliminating the competition. She learns that Nathan shares her talent for twisting time. Now she's kidnapped Nathan's wife and framed him for a horrendous crime. With time for Nathan's wife running out, Alice offers an exchange. Nathan's wife for his reset point and his life. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Royce Roeswood. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/091677/bk_acx0_091677_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
I was standing there naked when my dead husband walked into my bathroom....Lillie St. Claire is a Talent, one of the rare few who can permanently dispatch the spirits of the dead that walk the earth. Her skills are in demand in a haunted country, where a plague of ghosts is becoming a civic nuisance.Those skills bring her into conflict with frightened citizens who view Talents as near-demons. Her husband has come to see her as a Freak; so when Nathan dies after a car crash, she is relieved to be free of his increasingly vicious presence. Lillie expects to be haunted by Nathan’s ghost, but not to become Suspect #1 for her husband’s murder and reanimation.But what’s most surprising of all is the growing attraction between her and psi-crime detective John Thresher. He thinks that Lillie killed Nathan—and Nathan must agree, because his zombie is seeking revenge. Now she and Thresher must work together to solve her husband’s murder—before his corpse kills her… 1. Language: English. Narrator: Watson Heintz. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/harl/000488/bk_harl_000488_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Caleb Chamberlain has spent the last five years recovering from a horrible breakup, his alcoholism that stemmed from it, and the car accident that left him hospitalized. He's finally on the right track in his life, and he's found peace with being a cowboy at Horseshoe Home Ranch for the rest of his life. Until Holly Gray, his twin brother's ex-fiance mistakes him for Nathan. Caleb wasn't around much when Nathan and Holly were an item, and it takes him a few minutes to figure out who she is, but definitely not that long to want to get to know her better. Holly's back in Gold Valley to get the required veterinarian hours to apply for her graduate program. When the herd at Horseshoe Home comes down with pneumonia, Caleb and Holly are forced to work together in close quarters. After checking with his brother, Caleb decides he wants to start something with Holly, despite her plans to leave town in eight months. Holly's over Nathan, but she hasn't forgiven him - or the woman she believes broke up their relationship. As she and Caleb get to know one another better, she'll have to figure out if she's really in love with Caleb - or the memory of Nathan - and how to forgive everyone she hasn't. Can Caleb and Holly navigate such a rough past to find their happily-ever-after? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Monique Makena. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/inbl/000754/bk_inbl_000754_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
You can't choose your family. Or can you? Meet the Bensons. A pleasant enough couple. They keep themselves to themselves. They wash their car, mow their lawn and pass the time of day with their neighbours. And they have a beautiful little girl called Daisy. There's just one problem. Daisy doesn't belong to the Bensons. They stole her. And now they've decided that Daisy needs a little brother or sister. DS Nathan Cody is about to face his darkest and most terrifying case yet.... 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jonathan Keeble. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/030089/bk_adbl_030089_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This week on The Best of Car Talk, Nathan is living in a redwood tree to protest deforestation. He's noticed that one of the trucks that passes his perch every day is running rough, so he's decided to take "shade tree mechanic" to a whole new level, and try to help his nemesis smooth out his ride. Elsewhere, after 30 years of clean driving, Esther has racked up three speeding tickets in the last six months. She's convinced it's the carvs fault. Can she convince Tom and Ray to write her a Get Out of Traffic Court Free letter? Also, Chris insists on turning off his Subaru's AC at Stop signs. He thinks hevs saving the engine. Chris' wife thinks he's a wimp. What do Tom and Ray think? Find out, this week on The Best of Car Talk. [Broadcast Date: November 7, 2015] 1. Language: English. Narrator: Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/cart/151107/rt_cart_151107_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This week on The Best of Car Talk, the junkyard refused to haul away Ruth's beloved Dodge Colt. So the big question is, does it have a future as an arboretum or a terrarium? Elsewhere, Alan's relocating from Dallas to Vermont and wants to know if his Bronco needs to be outfitted with anything other than snow tires and Bronko Nagurski long underwear. Also, Nathan learned an expensive lesson about what happens when you tow a boat in 5th gear; Jeff is prepared to strap someone to the hood to help diagnose his Grand Am's "arthritic knee" noise; and on Stump the Chumps, we find out if Dana's Jetta really was suffering from schmutz on the clutch. All of this, and lots more, this week on The Best of Car Talk. [Broadcast Date: April 14, 2018] 1. Language: English. Narrator: Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/cart/180414/rt_cart_180414_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This week on The Best of Car Talk, Amy's husband is no longer driving a stick shift but is still using both feet, keeping his left foot on the brake. Is this dangerous and can Tom and Ray help Amy find something else for him to do with that foot?Elsewhere, Esther is looking for a Get Out of Speeding Tickets Free card due to her car's stuck idle; Edabeth's Volvo sounds like an airplane readying for takeoff; and Nathan wants to take shade tree mechanic to a whole new level. He's camping out in a redwood tree to protest deforestation, and has noticed that one of the trucks passing by every day is running rough. Can he diagnose this from his leafy perch?All this and more, this week on The Best of Car Talk. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/cart/190097/rt_cart_190097_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.