A group of Skylands´ most feared criminals have escaped from the Cloudcracker Prison, after it was blown up by the evil Kaos. Now, it´s up to you and the Skylanders to find and trap them inside special magical crystals.
Shortlisted for the 2016 Historical Novel Society Indie Award. Late 1960s. Sent to Berlin to investigate silver smuggling, former Praetorian Aurelia Mitela barely escapes a near-lethal trap. Her old enemy is at the heart of all her troubles, and she pursues him back home to Roma Nova, but he has struck at her most vulnerable point - her young daughter. Late 1960s, Roma Nova, the last Roman colony that has survived into the 20th century. Aurelia Mitela is alone - her partner gone, her child sickly and her mother dead - and forced to give up her beloved career as a Praetorian officer. But her country needs her unique skills. Somebody is smuggling silver - Roma Nova´s lifeblood - on an industrial scale. Sent to Berlin to investigate, she encounters the mysterious and attractive Miklós, a known smuggler who knows too much and Caius Tellus, a Roma Novan she has despised and feared since childhood. Barely escaping a trap set by a gang boss intent on terminating her, she discovers that her old enemy is at the heart of all her troubles and pursues him back home to Roma Nova.... 1. Language: English. Narrator: Julie Teal. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/027879/bk_adbl_027879_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Ridmark Arban is the Gray Knight, and he quests for the ruined citadel of Urd Morlemoch, seeking a way to stop the return of the dreaded Frostborn. For if he does not find a way to stop them, the Frostborn shall entomb the world in ice forever. Morigna is the cunning Witch of the Hills, feared and mistrusted by the townsmen of Moraime. Yet darker things stir in the hills. A trap that might devour both her and the Gray Knight... 1. Language: English. Narrator: Steven Crossley. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/tant/007496/bk_tant_007496_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The epic showdown between the last Isador queen and House Skye begins. Strengthened by her new queen sib, Shara Isador plans to return to her mansion-in-progress for some much needed rest. She especially wants to get to know her new twin Blood and fears she may have made a mistake in taking them. She does not love them. Yet. However, the sun god and the queen of New York City have other plans. The snares are set to capture the young but extremely powerful vampire queen. Someone inside Zaniyah´s nest has betrayed them, and Shara´s trusted butler calls to inform her that a large package has arrived - from Marne Ceresa, the queen of Rome. A trap, surely. Or could the unknown gift be an olive branch from the feared Triune queen? Contains mature themes. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Tristan James, Cassandra Myles. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/tant/015914/bk_tant_015914_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Returning to Seattle after a business trip, retired PI Leo Waterman is shocked to find his girlfriend, Rebecca Duvall, unconscious on the bathroom floor, her house filled with gas. Officials believe it was a suicide attempt in the wake of a humiliating scandal. Under investigation for dereliction of duty, she´d been suspended from her job as medical examiner for King County. Leo knows Rebecca too well - and is determined to prove her innocence and clear her name. Most important, he wants to find out who tried to kill her. Despite the prosecuting attorney´s claims of a solid case, Leo rounds up his ragtag team of miscreants to find the truth. The investigation leads straight to The Highlands. There, behind the locked doors of one of Seattle´s most exclusive gated communities, old money can afford to bury older family secrets. But for Leo, unearthing them is going to trap him in a conspiracy that is deadlier, and far more personal, than he feared. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Patrick Lawlor. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/brll/009335/bk_brll_009335_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In the last years of the ninth century, King Alfred of Wessex is in failing health, and his heir is an untested youth. The Danes, who have failed so many times to conquer Wessex, smell opportunity.... First comes Harald Bloodhair, a savage warrior leading a Viking horde, who is encouraged to cruelty by his woman, Skade. But Alfred still has the services of Uhtred, his unwilling warlord, who leads Harald into a trap and, at Farnham in Surrey, inflicts one of the greatest defeats the Vikings were ever to suffer. This novel, the fifth in the magnificent series of England´s history tells of the final assaults on Alfred´s Wessex, that Wessex survived to become England is because men like Uhtred defeated an enemy feared throughout Christendom. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Stephen Perring. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/hcuk/000469/bk_hcuk_000469_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
She can’t ignore a cry for help. But in this remote hunting town, it’s open season.Gwen Proctor escaped her serial-killer husband and saved her family. What she can’t seem to outrun is his notoriety. Or the sick internet vigilantes still seeking to avenge his crimes. For Gwen, hiding isn’t an option. Not when her only mission is to create a normal life for her kids.But now, a threatened woman has reached out. Marlene Crockett, from the remote town of Wolfhunter, is panicked for herself and her daughter. When Gwen arrives in the small, isolated rural community, Marlene is already dead - her own daughter blamed for the murder. Except that’s not the person Marlene feared at all. And Gwen isn’t leaving until she finds out who that was.But it may already be too late. A trap has been set. And it’s poised to snap shut on everyone Gwen loves. Her stalkers are closing in. And in a town as dark as Wolfhunter, it’s so easy for them to hide… 1. Language: English. Narrator: Lauren Ezzo, Will Ropp, Emily Sutton-Smith, Dan John Miller. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/brll/011654/bk_brll_011654_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
He´s both feared and admired, respected and despised. Boba Fett is the galaxy´s most successful bounty hunter. Now he finds himself the hunted in the oldest game of all: survival of the fittest. The once powerful Bounty Hunter´s Guild has been shattered into warring factions. Now the posting of an enormous bounty on a renegade Imperial stormtrooper is about to start a frenzy of murderous greed. Hoping to fuel rumors of his death, Boba Fett abandons his ship, Slave I, and sets out to claim the prize. Yet his every move leads him closer to a trap set by the cunning Prince Xizor. Fett will die before becoming Xizor´s pawn in the Emperor´s war against the Rebels. And he may have to. For in order to gain his freedom, he must outwit a sentient weapon that feeds on human spirits. Then he must escape a galaxy of deadly enemies who want to make the rumors of his death a reality. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Anthony Heald. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/rand/001044/bk_rand_001044_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The Prince is the most famous of Machiavelli´s works; it gives very clear, precise and realistic instructions on how to gain and maintain power, fortune, and glory, sometimes at the expense of others. Written in 1513, it is one of the most feared and hated political treatises, taken to be the first work in which the effect the leader desires to achieve is taken as more important than any abstract ideal or ethical value that might prevent him from taking immoral action. We have selected for you 100 of the best quotes from The Prince, trusting that you will be able to use their efficiency and cleverness to direct your own affairs in a powerful way without falling into a moral trap. 1. Mandarin Chinese. Lucie Teng Duvert. http://samples.audible.de/bk/cids/001673/bk_cids_001673_sample.mp3.