It was the race for the bomb. America was at war a long way from home. Hitler´s war machine was storming across Europe. Russia feared the German threat and secretly wanted to become a world power, more feared than it already was. All three nations knew that whoever split the atom and developed the Atomic Bomb first would rule the world. A stealth operation within the U. S. Government dispatched their man with no memory to Los Alamos where physicists, chemists, and scholars were frantically trying to build the bomb. Ambrose Lincoln was himself a human experiment, a man whose mind had been erased by electronic shock treatments because the rogue operation believed he could be more effective if he wasn´t shackled by fears and memories of the past. It would be his duty to uncover and silence those who were stealing America´s most vital secrets and selling them to Russia and Germany. If he fails the United States might well lose the war, and Lincoln finds himself embedded in a conspiracy of lies where nothing is as it seems to be. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Stephen Woodfin. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/015819/bk_acx0_015819_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The Night Lords are among the most feared Chaos Space Marines in the universe. They prey on their victims from the shadows, stalking the faithful of the False Imperium in their ultimate quest to destroy the Emperor. The warband of the Exalted, travelling aboard The Covenant of Blood, are recovering from the events at Crythe Primus. But their dark crusade against the loyal Imperial forces continues, and they will leave a trail of blood and terror behind them as they seek the truth behind the death of their primarch, the feared Night Haunter. 1. Language: English. Narrator: John Banks, Beth Chalmers. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/gawo/000149/bk_gawo_000149_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Hidden within the deep woods of rural Alabama, along the forgotten southern course of the Black Warrior River, lies an unseen world feared for centuries by the residents of the tiny town of Carlsdale. Only one person has ever survived a visit to this place long enough to tell about it. His name is Jack Kenney. Thirteen years old at the time of the event, Jack and his family were forced to flee Carlsdale and head north to the larger city of Tuscaloosa. The menace from their former home left them in peace for nearly eight years. But after the brutal murder of a noted archaeologist and teacher at the University of Alabama, everything changed. Jack and his older brother, Jeremy, attend the University and are close friends of the late professor. Within days of his death, they are abducted by the FBI, and held against their will in a secret holding facility near Manassas, Virginia. Frustrated by the brothers´ seeming refusal to cooperate, the agency´s interrogations become increasingly violent, until Jack gains a welcome reprieve when Special Agent Peter McNamee arrives from the FBI´s Richmond office. He befriends Jack and gains his trust, drawing upon a similar supernatural event from his own youth. Willing, finally, to talk after so many years spent in sworn silence, Jack leads Peter on an extraordinary roller-coaster ride involving a mystical and deadly realm located in America´s Deep South.... 1. Language: English. Narrator: Paul Christy. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/014004/bk_acx0_014004_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
´´Here lies that famous Raphael by whom Nature feared to be conquered while he lived, and when he was dying, feared herself to die.´´ (Inscription on Raphael´s sarcophagus) Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino, known across the world simply by the name Raphael, stands as one of the main pillars of the High Renaissance, an iconic example of the balance between spirituality and humanistic inquiry that characterized the time period. Although he lived just 37 years, his career produced an amazingly rich output, and he completed more works than many artists do over careers spanning twice the length. At the same time, Raphael´s art combined central tropes associated with the Renaissance while remaining remarkably original. As such, his career is worth exploring not only in its own right but also for the ways in which he typified contemporary artistic techniques, including a return to antiquity and the balance between mathematical accuracy, rational thought, and religious devotion. While Raphael´s own themes did not vary greatly throughout his career, he led a relatively nomadic existence, and his life reflects the trends associated with late 15th-century and early 16th-century Italy. Born in Umbria and raised in the Umbria court, Raphael was exposed to a wealth of artistic influences and high culture, characteristic of the early Renaissance shift toward humanism and artistic appreciation. Although Raphael´s talent was generational, his life did not involve the extreme poverty and destitution that often characterized the lives of other famous artists. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Van Linda. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/052742/bk_acx0_052742_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Who hanged the headmaster in the playground on the night of the school Hallowe´en party? Almost everyone in Heppleburn either hated or feared the viper-tongued Harold Medburn. Inspector Ramsay is convinced it was the headmaster´s enigmatic wife, but Jack Robson, school governor and caretaker, is determined to prove her innocence. With the help of his restless, enthusiastic daughter, Patty, Jack digs into the secrets of Heppleburn and uncovers a cesspit - of lies, adultery, blackmail and madness. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Simon Mattacks. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/isis/002812/bk_isis_002812_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In the south of France, where hatred simmers in the heat, a man seemingly admired, and certainly feared, drops dead at a dinner party. All of the guests fall under suspicion, including Welsh-Canadian professor Cait Morgan. A criminologist who specializes in profiling victims, Cait sets out to solve the murder - and clear her name. Add to this the disappearance of an ancient Celtic gold collar said to be cursed and there you have the ingredients for a Nicoise salad of death, secrets, and lies. Will Cait find the killer before she too falls victim to a murderer driven by a surprising and disturbing motive?The Corpse with the Silver Tongue is the first in the Cait Morgan mystery series, a classic whodunit series featuring the eccentric Professor Cait Morgan. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Cathy Ace. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/014682/bk_adbl_014682_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
When the eye of the cosmic storm passes over Earth, the Impals - visible spirits who can´t cross over - disappear. But an ethereal void opens, releasing the lost souls of murderers, rapists, and genocidal maniacs. As darkness and chaos overtake the Earth, people everywhere face horrific fates. No one is safe who falls into the shadows. General Ott Garrison is immune to harm, which he feels is a sign from God; he is meant to lead. His son, Cecil, fears the opposite - that the general is a kindred spirit with the evil infesting the world. On the run, Cecil and members of the Myriad Resistance become trapped in a secluded cabin in the Virginia wilderness. The only thing keeping what lies in the shadows of the thick woods at bay is a gasoline-powered generator, which is running dangerously low on fuel. Soon the device feared to destroy the soul - The Tesla Gate - may be the world´s only option for salvation. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jason Belisha. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/025843/bk_adbl_025843_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Jackie Malone has been murdered. Her body lies in a pool of blood in the north London flat where she worked as a prostitute. Deep knife wounds have been gouged into her corpse and her hands and feet are tied with coat hanger wire. For Detective Inspector Jack Delaney this is no ordinary case. He was a friend of Jackie’s, and she left desperate messages on his answer phone just hours before she was killed. Despite no immediate leads and no obvious suspects, the fear in her voice tells him that this was not a random act of violence. Just as Delaney begins his investigation, a young girl is reported missing, feared abducted, and he is immediately tasked with finding her.... 1. Language: English. Narrator: Mark Meadows. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/bbcw/003994/bk_bbcw_003994_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Dan Randolph never plays by the rules. A hell-raising maverick with no patience for fools, he is admired by his friends, feared by his enemies, and desired by the world´s loveliest women. Acting as a 21st privateer, Randolph broke the political strangle-hold on space exploration, and became one of the world´s richest men in the bargain. Now an ecological crisis threatens Earth—and the same politicians that Randolph outwitted the first time want to impose a world dictatorship to deal with it. Dan Randolph knows that the answer lies in more human freedom, not less—and in the boundless resources of space. But can he stay free long enough to give the world that chance? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Stefan Rudnicki. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/blak/003696/bk_blak_003696_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
After a horrific vision, the King´s seer forces Katya and Sheve apart...all in the name of their future happiness. For in their happiness lies the future of the Aonise species.... After the explosion at the hospital, young and vibrant Katya has one thing on her mind: to carry on her late parents´ work helping sick children. Sheve, a dedicated and relentless soldier, concentrates on his own mission to seek out a special crystal, the only thing they believe can help them defeat their mortal enemy, the Zefron. Yet, when the Zefron attack and destroy Sheve´s base in their quest for annihilation, and Sheve´s missing, feared dead, it is Katya who never gives up in her search for the one man she truly loves. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Holly Adams, Greg Tremblay. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/mike/001820/bk_mike_001820_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.