DI Ben Kitto needs a second chance. After 10 years working for the murder squad in London, a traumatic event has left him grief-stricken. He’s tried to resign from his job, but his boss has persuaded him to take three months to reconsider. Ben plans to work in his uncle Ray’s boatyard, on the tiny Scilly island of Bryher, where he was born, hoping to mend his shattered nerves. His plans go awry when the body of 16-year-old Laura Trescothick is found on the beach at Hell Bay. Her attacker must still be on the island because no ferries have sailed during a two-day storm. Everyone on the island is under suspicion. Dark secrets are about to resurface. And the murderer could strike again at any time. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Stephen Perring. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/ssuk/000101/bk_ssuk_000101_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A spirit who sees the future might rob Sully of his.When Sully’s boss is fatally shot, he becomes the main suspect in the homicide. The woman's ghost is guarding a secret, one that will reveal the true killer - if Sully can convince her to show him.But he's got other problems. The terror-stricken ghost of a powerful clairvoyant has intentions of his own, and Sully finds himself an unwilling accomplice on the spirit’s violent journey.As Sully struggles to cope with two ghosts and his own internal demons, Dez and the rest of his family fear he’s losing himself to his gift. And he might just lose more than that.Sully's world is about to change forever - if he comes out alive.The Sullivan Gray series blends mystery and the paranormal, with the brotherly twist of the Cal Leandros series or the TV show Supernatural. 1. Language: English. Narrator: John Downey. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/168835/bk_acx0_168835_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Sidney O'Keefe just wants to spend a peaceful weekend alone with his wife and daughter in the vacation paradise of Lake Placid, New York, now that he's been paroled after a 10-year stretch in a maximum security prison. But any illusion of a peaceful future is destroyed when his 11-year-old daughter Chloe suddenly disappears from the iconic beach scene, leaving Sidney and his wife Penny stricken with fear and panic. When it's determined that his old crime boss Mickey Rabuffo might be behind the abduction, it becomes apparent that the past has not only come back to haunt Sidney, but it's come back to kill the entire family.With the village police assuming that Sidney, an ex-con with a history of prison violence, is responsible for his daughter's disappearance, Sidney is left with no choice - he needs to take the law into his own hands, not only to expose the truth about what's developing into a conspiracy of biblical proportions, but also to render his own particular brand of rough justice. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Andrew B. Wehrlen. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/196866/bk_acx0_196866_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
There's no easy way to say this, Kubu. Your father's dead. I'm afraid he's been murdered. Faced with the violent death of his own father, Assistant Superintendent David "Kubu" Bengu, the smartest detective in the Botswana police, is baffled. Who would kill such a frail old man? Kubu's frustration grows as his boss, Director Mabaku, bans him from being involved in the investigation. The picture becomes even murkier with the apparent suicide of a government official. Are Chinese mine owners involved? And what role does the US embassy have to play? Set amid the dark beauty of modern Botswana, A Death in the Family is a thrilling insight into a world of riots, corruption, and greed as a complex series of murders presents the opera-loving detective with his most challenging case yet. When grief-stricken Kubu defies orders and sets out on the killers' trail, startling and chilling links emerge, spanning the globe and setting a sequence of shocking events in motion. Will Kubu catch the killers in time? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Nyambi Nyambi. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/aren/002161/bk_aren_002161_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
5 August 2005. While conducting a secret mission thirty miles off the remote cost of Kamchatka, the Russian Navy submarine AS-28 became snared in the thick cables anchored to 60-tonne concrete blocks. Without power the stricken boat sunk to the seafloor. Trapped too deep to escape her crew now had just seventy two hours before the air onboard ran out. Twenty-four hours later - still haunted by the loss of the Kursk - the Russian Navy requested assistance. And on their side of the world, Commander Ian Riches, Boss of the Royal Navy's Submarine rescue team got the call: there was a sub down. With their expertise and specialist equipment, he knew his team had a chance to save the men, but Kamchatka was at the very limit of their range. And the clock was ticking. 72 Hours tells the story of an extraordinary, edge-of-the-seat real-life drama. It's the gripping, inside story of one of the most dramatic rescue attempts of recent years. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Sean Barrett. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/orio/000490/bk_orio_000490_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A psychopathic killer is stalking the women of Sydney. Federal Agent Clayton Munro, a criminal profiler with the Australian Federal Police (AFP), has been called upon to assist in hunting down a vicious murderer who is intent upon carving up his victims while they are still alive. Guilt-stricken over his wife's suicide, Clayton is forced to set aside his personal issues in order to focus on the case. Detective Ellie Cooper is also no stranger to heartache. Pregnant and abandoned at the altar by a fiancé intent on pursuing a career with the AFP, her opinion of the elite body of officers is anything but favorable. Angered when her boss orders her to partner with the fed, she is determined not to cut him any slack. But women are dying on the streets of western Sydney and the pressure is mounting to find the person responsible. Will Clayton and Ellie be able to put aside their animosity and work together to catch a killer before it's too late? And what about the special fascination the killer seems to have with Ellie? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Aiden Snow. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/064056/bk_acx0_064056_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The Saltwater Marathon is a sci-fi thriller about a grief-stricken man who puts his emotions aside when he finds himself trapped in a mall with strangers being pursued by a supernatural threat. For the past six months, Bryan Combs has been consumed with guilt. He cheated on his wife, Sirena, and fell for the seductive charms of his boss, Carmela. The adultery proved too great for Sirena to handle, so she hopped in her car and drove it into the ocean. Her body was never recovered. While the fling may have ended, the remorse still remains, and now Bryan buries himself at work, opting for late night shifts at the mall, often drinking himself to sleep in the back office of his once beloved job. But everything changes the morning they show up.... Strangers at his office door...screaming, pleading and begging him to open the door because they're being pursued and desperately need somewhere to hide. As he awakens from his drunken stupor, he begins to wonder if this some sick joke put on by Carmela? Retribution against him for ending their torrid affair? Bryan won't be sure until he let these strangers in. However once he does, he soon witnesses for himself what has these people so afraid, so panicked, and he finds it impossible to stay caught in his own spiral of self-loathing. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Aaron Shedlock. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/072780/bk_acx0_072780_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Detective Thomas, there’s no easy way to say this. We’ve brought Debbie in for questioning."You mean my sister Debbie? What are you talking about? You’ve arrested my sister? "Megan, she’s our prime suspect."Detective Megan Thomas hoped that moving to Devon would mean a quiet life. Her years undercover in London left her broken and alone, unsure if she would ever recover. Slowly, she’s learning to work with a team and trust other people. But when her sister, Debbie, finds the body of local businessman Greg Porter, that peace is shattered. Porter’s wife and children don’t seem entirely grief-stricken, and his business dealings are not all they appear to be. So why are the police so determined to focus on Debbie? And why is she acting so suspiciously? When Megan learns what happened between Porter and Debbie, it threatens to tear the family apart and forces her to ask if her beloved sister could really have done something so terrible. Her boss won’t allow her anywhere near the case, leaving Megan on the sidelines. Caught between the job she loves and what she feels she must do, Megan finds herself faced with an impossible decision. She’s desperate to save her sister, but what if Debbie is lying? When a second body and a surprise confession takes the case into even muddier waters, Megan must decide where her loyalty lies - with her family or the truth. And whatever choice she makes, will she be able to live with herself? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Alex Tregear. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/215726/bk_acx0_215726_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Published on the fortieth anniversary of its initial publication, this edition of the classic book contains a new Preface by David McCullough, 'one of our most gifted living writers' ('The Washington Post').Built to join the rapidly expanding cities of New York and Brooklyn, the Brooklyn Bridge was thought by many at the start to be an impossibility destined to fail if not from insurmountable technical problems then from political corruption. (It was the heyday of Boss Tweed in New York.) But the Brooklyn Bridge was at once the greatest engineering triumph of the age, a surpassing work of art, a proud American icon, and a story like no other in our history. Courage, chicanery, unprecedented ingenuity and plain blundering, heroes, rascals, all the best and worst in human nature played a part. At the center of the drama were the stricken chief engineer, Washington Roebling and his remarkable wife, Emily Warren Roebling, neither of whom ever gave up in the face of one heartbreaking setback after another. ' The Great Bridge' is a sweeping narrative of a stupendous American achievement that rose up out of its era like a cathedral, a symbol of affirmation then and still in our time.