Before he was Oldtimer, he was Craig Emilson, a young doctor,sucked into military service at the outbreak of World War III. Enlisting to become a Special Forces suborbital paratrooper, Craig is selected to take part in the most important mission in American military history, a sortie into enemy territory to eliminate the world's first strong artificial intelligence.
Lewis Carroll's most famous novels, Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, are brought to sparkling new life in this unabridged recording by AudioFile Earphones Award-winning narrator Alison Larkin. An internationally acclaimed comedienne well known for her many voices, Alison Larkin is the perfect vessel to bring Lewis Carroll's classic novels to a new audience.
When a motor launch carrying the USS Ronald Reagan's top brass is attacked, the US vows a swift reprisal. Enter skipper Brick Maxwell and his Roadrunners - the jocks who fly the F/A-18 Super Hornets. Their mission: a deep air strike in Northern Yemen. But their target - the commander who masterminded the attack - has laid a deadly trap for Maxwell and his fellow warriors....
Harmony Wolcott has lived her entire life on the fringe, wishing more often than not that she could end it all. After a failed suicide attempt heightens her visibility in the Child Protective Services system, she has no choice but to hide the details about the home life she's run from.
Daphne returns to the island to save her best friend, Cam, and the other "Calibans" who've been brainwashed by Dr. Gray, but, once again, things aren't what they seem. Daphne's entire world comes crashing down along with the Purgatorium when federal ATF officers arrive with a warrant during a dangerous exercise. What she believed to be so isn't, and the blurry line between art and reality leaves her reeling.
Now, America's leadership expert John Maxwell gives you the tools you need to Be All You Can Be. In this powerful audiobook filled with easy-to-grasp truths you can put to work right away, you'll discover the principles of success that can really help you succeed.
Tortured, then murdered, a university student dressed up as Santa Claus is left hanging from a meat hook on Christmas Eve - a gift intended for one particular cop. Detective Emile Cinq-Mars, local hero and old-style cop, wants the truth - and his gripping search takes him through a bone-chilling Montreal winter and into the heart of the city's colourful criminal underworld, where rival biker gangs, the Russian Mafia, and meddlers from the CIA all vie for a piece of the frozen city.
Chris White critiques all the major arguments from Islamic Antichrist proponents such as Joel Richardson and Walid Shoebat in a respectful but poignant way. He uses sound methods of biblical interpretation to show that the Islamic Antichrist theory is seriously flawed.
There are as many types of happiness as the number of people in the world. And that's because happiness is not a mathematical formula, happiness is an intimate experience that allows us to enjoy life and face the future with optimism. In this short journey that we will go through together in order to be happier, to have a happier life, I only intend to help you discover your happiness. Yes, yours, because just as you are unique, your happiness is unique and only belongs to you; so strange, so wonderful.
Drawing is her world...but when she's pushed into the In-between and thought lost forever, it's his world too. Storey Dalton wants her life back. Her home back. Her world back. The way they were before she messed with time. She does not want to become a living dead lost In-between. She thought she'd known the worst that could happen...but she wasn't even close.
My name is Rylynn Sinclair, and I have survived the Admiral's Challenge and my first month at the Legion Fleet Academy. I was even made a crewman along with my friends, stationed on the Hail Mary. I was moving up in life, and my focus was on the future.
A Highlander waits, his voice calling to her across the depths of time. Stepping across the new world, she discovers a secret magic that lives within her, urging her on to the stranger who calls her across the centuries. In a field of heather, Jami will discover Devlin and all that his hand can offer. From the echoes of eternity, Destiny waits for Jami. Or does it?
The Diary of Samuel Pepys is one of the most entertaining documents in English history. Written between 1660 and 1669, as Pepys was establishing himself as a key administrator in the Navy Office, it is an intimate portrait of life in 17th-century England, covering his professional and personal activities, including, famously, his love of music, theatre, food, and wine and his peccadilloes.
The story of a family's dramatic clinical and emotional journey as they try to understand why their third-grader is failing school. They assume that his problems stem from anxiety and stress because Dad is serving in the US military in Iraq. The child's blackouts are finally identified by a neurologist's evaluation, and the cause is epilepsy! The parents are devastated. Will Conner ever be able to live a normal life?
Lucy was born with the ability to create and control fire. She longs to leave the human world for one filled with Earthshakers, Transporters, and Chameleons, to name a few. When she rejoins the circus, it's everything she hoped it could be - new friends, a potential love interest or two, and a place where she can be herself.
Mikey Wright is a normal 13-year-old, with normal problems - until the day he finds out his dad has cancer. Getaway Day chronicles Mikey's journey to save his father's life and learn the meaning of his own. His journey to help his father takes him from the safety and security of his home town to Anaheim and Chicago and back down Route 66. Along the way he's helped by some ordinary and extraordinary folks. Each one has something to teach Mikey about fathers and sons, growing up, family, and home.
Heroes tells the tale of a daring escape from Kuwait after the invasion by Iraq and prior to Operation Desert Storm. Hawk and Ali have a common goal: get out of Kuwait alive! Using ingenuity and perseverance, they succeed in making their way through war-torn Kuwait and over a treacherous desert to Jordan - a feat Saddam Hussein deemed impossible.
From a master chronicler of legal and financial misconduct, a magnificent investigation nine years in the making, this book traces the political intrigue and inner workings of the Catholic Church. Decidedly not about faith, belief in God, or religious doctrine, this audiobook is about the church's accumulation of wealth and its byzantine entanglements with financial markets across the world.
Chase Weaverson would have preferred moving to the family farm all on his own. Instead, he finds himself alongside his younger brother Dylan, who's left behind more girlfriends in Hedon City than Chase can count. It's bad enough Chase has to watch out for idiots on the road, whose reckless speeding and swerving nearly leads him to crash his pick-up. Concentrating on driving while putting up with his brother's two-timing antics almost makes him give Dylan the boot.
As physicists work toward completing a theory of the universe and biologists unravel the molecular complexity of life, a glaring incompleteness in this scientific vision becomes apparent. The "theory of everything" that appears to be emerging includes everything but us: the feelings, meanings, consciousness, and purposes that make us (and many of our animal cousins) what we are.