Do you ever wonder where you might go if, indeed, there is continuation after life on Earth is over? Is there love in the Afterlife? Will you re-join your Sweetheart? Will you sit on cloud nine happily forever or meet challenges you can't even imagine now with your physical brain?Find possible answers to these and many other questions while listening to multiple Audie-award winning narrator Scott Brick presenting Black Jack: A Day in the Afterlife.
Jack Irish has no shortage of friends: jockeys and journos, lawyers and standover men, people in nameless occupations who aren't in the phone book. These days, though, the only family he sees are Irish men in faded football team photographs on the pub wall.So when Des Connors, the last link to his father, calls to ask for help in the matter of a missing son, Jack is happy to lend a hand. But sometimes prodigal sons go missing for a reason.
"The Irish have an interesting life"
Twenty years ago, a boy named Jack Sawyer traveled to a parallel universe called the Territories to save his mother and her “Twinner” from an agonizing death that would have brought cataclysm to the other world. Now Jack is a retired Los Angeles homicide detective living in the nearly nonexistent hamlet of Tamarack, Wisconsin. He has no recollection of his adventures in the Territories....
"Jack Sawyer delivers"
Through research and statistical consideration, I have developed a strategy to win a round of blackjack based on theoretical probability. This strategy isn't mythical, nor is it something that just works for me at a specific casino, but a strategy based on scientific data. Through probability we can determine when to hit or stay, or make many other actions that the player is granted. In this writing, I explain the rules of the game as well as the strategy you will need to win your next hand of blackjack.
"Complete Waste of Money"
Are you scared of the dark? You will be....Jack Pagan might as well be four months old. He awoke in a hospital after suffering a head injury that left him dead for over 67 minutes. All of his longterm memories were destroyed. Now he has to start his life again. But his accidental flirt with death left him a special gift. In those few minutes as he fades off to sleep each night, and in those early hours of the morning as he numbly awakens, he sees them.
"this was a pretty entertaining story"
They found Whit Mosley's missing friends at Black Jack Point - dead and buried, along with bones and relics from a legendary past. When Whit opens an inquest into the murders, he's plunged into a shadowy world of ruthless treasure hunters, double-crossing tycoons, and money-hungry sharks - all chasing a long-lost fortune in emeralds and gold. His only ally, police detective Claudia Salazar, is kidnapped at sea and held hostage in a deadly game of betrayal and greed.
As a boy, William Bellman commits one small, cruel act: killing a bird with his slingshot. Little does he know the unforeseen and terrible consequences of the deed, which is soon forgotten amidst the riot of boyhood games. By the time he is grown, with a wife and children of his own, William seems to be a man blessed by fortune - until tragedy strikes and the stranger in black comes. Desperate to save the one precious thing he has left, William enters into a rather strange bargain, with an even stranger partner, to found a decidedly macabre business.
"A 'Slow Burn' Gothic Tragedy"
Miami attorney Jack Swyteck finds himself in the middle of an international legal battle over a Cuban oil spill that sets him on a deadly mission. Three summers after the Deepwater Horizon environmental catastrophe, oil is spewing into the ocean again, this time from a drilling explosion in Cuban waters just 50 miles from the Florida Keys. The slick is headed straight for the United States, but the Cubans refuse American offers to assist with the cleanup, and threaten to fire on "hostile" U.S. vessels entering their waters.
"A Love Story"
Someone is committing murder in Flint, Michigan, leaving a black Jack of Spades as a calling card. Jack Beauregard, a state trooper Colonel with gubernatorial aspirations, is desperate to solve the case and secure the election. Circumstantial evidence points to a cantankerous old local, John Garrison. Amy Fraser, a beautiful and aggressive defense attorney, is hired to represent him, but Amy has demons of her own. Abused as a child, she is haunted by recurring visions and ghostly apparitions.
As an immense cloud of gas enters the solar system, it blocks the sun, threatening to wipe out most of life on Earth. In Britain, a team of scientists gathers at a secret location to deal with the crisis. But as the months pass, what they learn will challenge everything they believe about the nature of life and the universe.
"Exceptional old-school British Sci-fi!"
India was home to one of the oldest, most sophisticated, and widespread civilizations of the ancient world. People always assume that the ancient people of a country resembled the present day inhabitants. In a place like India where people can have the blackest or palest of complexions which color is original to the land? Muller uses linguistic distribution, archaeology, oral tradition, ancient text translations, and art to determine who the builders of that great civilization were and what happened to them.
"Biased. Based on 19th century colonial history"
In this collection of short stories, New York Times best-selling author Jack Campbell explores what kinds of problems mankind might face as our horizons expand.
A world expert on crop viruses is brutally murdered, along with two of his colleagues. The murders get the attention thedirector of the Project. The leader Nick Carter suffers with PTSD. He struggles with conflicting thoughts about his lover and teammate, Selena Connor. She's having a hard time dealing with her feelings for Nick and the mayhem that goes with her job. They follow a bloody trail through Greece, Bulgaria and America as they uncover a deadly plan that will kill millions if it succeeds.
"Scary but True"
From the beginning of the Industrial Age and continuing into the twenty-first century, companies faced with militant workers and organizers have often turned to agencies that specialized in ending strikes and breaking unions. Although their secretive nature has made it difficult to fully explore the history of this industry, From Blackjacks to Briefcases does just that.
Cross and his strange but multi-talented crew together form one of the most ruthless and efficient hired guns the world has known. In this first appearance in a novel, they take on an elusive serial killer who no one has ever seen. This savage murderer is leaving a trail of eviscerated bodies all over the world
"What a mess"
In the aftermath of the horrifying attacks of September 11, 2001, a second wave of attacks is expected to hit the US mainland. The year is 2002. A cabal of elite one-world proponents, in conspiracy with members of the Chinese government, has developed an operation to spark the birth of their new world order. John Powers, ex-Delta Force sniper and CIA operative and the Alpha Team, must act now.
"Even better than the first"
Er starb im Krieg - so glauben alle. In Wahrheit lag er 100 Jahre im Kälteschlaf. Nun feiert man ihn wegen seiner Kriegsverdienste als lebende Legende. Er erhält das Kommando über eine Flotte, die im feindlichen Territorium gestrandet ist. Sein Auftrag: Möglichst alle Schiffe lebend nach Hause bringen. Die Realität: Unzählige Feinde auf dem Weg. Und eine Meuterei in den eigenen Reihen, die ihn 40 Schiffe kostet.
Recklessly, joyously, Black Jack had ridden into town to see his infant son. Then a shotgun fired from a window had blasted him from his horse and flung him to his death in the street.
A powerful telling of the first African-American heavyweight champion, this story portrays how a shy, fearful young man learned to fight back and become one of history's more compelling personalities. Children will be awed and inspired by the boxer's energy and drive which is duly reflected through the rhythmic text and excellent narration.
John Norton er afdelingschef i den engelske efterretningstjeneste MI6, leder og koordinator for Mellemøsten og Nordafrika i det, der i daglig tale bliver kaldt "Araberhuset". Han er på en så hemmelig rejse i Sydafrika, at ingen, ikke engang hans chef i MI6, ved det, men nu har nogen forsøgt at slå ham ihjel ved at skubbe hans bil ud over en klippekant. Hvem? Et halvt år før: John er på ferie i Skotland, og et lig, der strander et helt forkert sted i den lille bugt, vækker hans nysgerrighed.