Captain Sharpe,s task is to recover from a feared guerilla leader the gold Wellington so desperately needs. The enemy he faces strikes terror into the hearts of all around -a renegade guerilla band whose leader has a particular loathing for Sharpe who has stolen his woman. Soldier, hero, rogue - Sharpe is the man you always want on your side. Born in poverty, he joined the army to escape jail and climbed the ranks by sheer brutal courage. He knows no other family than the regiment of the 95th Rifles whose green jacket he proudly wears.
Bold, professional, and determined, Richard Sharpe embarks on a desperate mission. He must recover the treasure, vital to the success of the war, now hidden behind enemy lines. The gold is in the possession of a powerful guerrilla leader, feared by ally and enemy alike. And he has no love for Sharpe, the man who has stolen his woman. But Sharpe´s fiercest battles lie with the British officers, ignorant of his deadly secret and mistrustful of his ruthless methods. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Paul McGann. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/hcuk/000370/bk_hcuk_000370_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Captain Sharpe´s task is to recover from a feared guerilla leader the gold Wellington so desperately needs.The enemy he faces strikes terror into the hearts of all around - a renegade guerilla band whose leader has a particular loathing for Sharpe, who has stolen his woman. Soldier, hero, rogue - Sharpe is the man you always want on your side. Born in poverty, he joined the army to escape jail and climbed the ranks by sheer brutal courage. He knows no other family than the regiment of the 95th Rifles whose green jacket he proudly wears. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Rupert Farley. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/hcuk/001756/bk_hcuk_001756_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Akbar was one of the most admired and also one of the most feared emperors of India. He patronized art and promoted religious harmony due to which he is called ´´Akbar the Great´´. In his court was present one of the wisest men of his time - Birbal. The interactions between Akbar and Birbal are the stuff of legend and folklore due to the interesting problems and situations that Akbar posed and the witty solutions and answers that Birbal gave. You will definitely admire the timeless charm of the witty replies and possibly come away learning something. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Claire Heffron. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/066507/bk_acx0_066507_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Read by Steven Pacey, and featuring Joe Abercrombie narrating ´Freedom´. This audio edition also includes an interview with Steven and Joe. The Union army may be full of bastards, but there´s only one who thinks he can save the day singlehanded when the Gurkish come calling: the incomparable Colonel Sand dan Glokta. Curnden Craw and his dozen are out to recover a mysterious item from beyond the Crinna. Only one small problem: no one seems to know what the item is. Shevedieh, the self-styled best thief in Styria, lurches from disaster to catastrophe alongside her best friend and greatest enemy, Javre, Lioness of Hoskopp. And after years of bloodshed, the idealistic chieftain, Bethod, is desperate to bring peace to the North. There´s only one obstacle left - his own lunatic champion, the most feared man in the North: the Bloody-Nine.... Sharp Ends combines previously published award-winning tales with exclusive new short stories. Violence explodes, treachery abounds and the words are as deadly as the weapons in this rogue´s gallery of sideshows, backstories and sharp endings from the world of the First Law. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Steven Pacey, Joe Abercrombie. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/orio/000950/bk_orio_000950_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In China, long ago, there lived an evil demon. He was called Nian. Nian had the jaws of a lion. He had the scales of a snake and razor-sharp claws. All people feared him.Let´s enjoy listening! 1. Language: English. Narrator: Omri Rose. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/107039/bk_acx0_107039_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Alanna Sharpe is going to Hell. In hiding for half a year after discovering her father Cole Sharpe has become General Tyrelius Scolar, her feared enemy, she is brought back into the fold of the insurgency against the New Empire of America by Gabe Francis - a man she distrusts because of his habit of holding back vital information. Her friends still support her in her mission to reunite her family, but that mission takes an unexpected turn when the insurgents capture Scolar. Gabe reveals to Alanna that Scolar is indeed Cole, but is also simply a body lacking its original soul, that of her father. In a quiet moment, alone with the comatose body, Alanna catches snippets of a message. ´´Find me.´´ The search for her father´s soul will cross over many planes of existence, from the world of the living to the mystical realm of Avalon, ultimately leading into the Inferno of Hell. Led through the many circles of damnation by a former family enemy-turned-guide, Alanna must now endure all of Hell´s torments and follow her father´s path if she ever wants to be reunited with him. To have any chance of reuniting her family, Alanna must bring her father back from damnation´s grasp. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Marie Townsend. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/039478/bk_acx0_039478_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Poor Belladonna longs to be an evil enchantress - but how? A wonderful mad, delightful adventure from the author of The Journey to the River Sea.´´Find me a witch!´´ cries Arriman the Awful, feared Wizard of the North. Arriman has decided to marry. His wife must be a witch of the darkest powers - but which witch will she be? To find the most fiendish, he holds a spell-casting competition.Glamorous Madame Olympia performs the terrifying Symphony of Death and conjures up a thousand plague-bearing rats. But the magic of gentle Belladonna, the white witch, goes hopelessly wrong. She produces perfumed flowers instead of snakes. And bats roost in her golden hair instead of becoming blood-sucking vampires. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Lesley Sharp. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/macm/000400/bk_macm_000400_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.