Admiral Kurt Vickers is on fleet maneuvers in the Newton System when a heavily damaged Earth light cruiser appears. The captain tells a horrific story. Earth has been invaded, and the defensive fleets in orbit have been annihilated. For decades, humans have been exploring farther and farther away from Earth and Newton searching for signs of intelligent life. Now that intelligent life has found them, it comes as an invader.
"Repetitive dialogue and fixation on brothels."
Rafe Caradec—gambler, wanderer, soldier of fortune—was as hard a man as the battlefields and waterfronts of Latin America could fashion, but he was as good as his word. As Charles Rodney lay dying in a dank ship’s fo’c’sle, Rafe swore to make sure that Rodney’s Wyoming ranch went to his daughter, Ann. In Painted Rock, Wyoming, Caradec found land for a man to love, miles of rolling grasslands and towering mountains.
"My favorite wester audible book!"
Farmer Eben Smith heads off to the big city to trade his wagonload of produce. But he barters a lot more than goods after he stumbles across a strange crossroads in time, bargains with different cultures in alternate realities, and accidentally wreaks havoc and chaos in each.
"What a wild ride!"
L. Patrick Gray III was the man caught in the middle of the Watergate scandal. He was a lifelong Republican, but Richard Nixon considered him a threat. Closing in on the conspiracy, Gray became the target of one of Watergate's most shocking acts - Nixon's "smoking gun" attempt to have the CIA stop the FBI investigation.
"A Powerful Recollection"
Over 14 months have passed since Fleet Admiral Kurt Vickers drove the Profiteers from Earth. Eighty million people died while the planet was being ransacked and its wealth stolen. Now a new and deadlier threat comes from intergalactic space. An enemy so alien and so ruthless the entire galaxy is at risk.
Krestom i mechom. Prikljuchenija Richarda I L'vinoe serdceKak legko dogadat'sja iz nazvanija, rech' v knige pojdjot o zhizni i svershenijah Richarda I, gercoga Akvitanii, grafa de Puat'e, korolja Anglii, gercoga Normandii, grafa Anzhujskogo, Turskogo i Mjenskogo, bolee izvestnogo nam kak Richard L'vinoe Serdce. Osnovannaja na arhivnyh dokumentah, kniga v jarkih kraskah i s uvazheniem k istoricheskim detaljam, dast nam blestjashhie psihologicheskie portrety osnovnyh personalij toj jepohi.
Archie Goodwin is chipper as he strolls home from his weekly poker game, money in his pocket and a smile on his lips. He has just reached Nero Wolfe's stately brownstone on West 35th Street when a sedan whips around the corner and two gunshots ring out, nearly hitting Goodwin. It is a warning, and the message is clear: The next bullet will not miss.
As Nazi-occupied France collapsed under the Allied onslaught in 1944, Gela Pientka defiantly kept a bloody truth that could topple governments and destabilize world currencies. To protect her family, she took the frightening secret to her grave. Gala's journal, however, exposes a stunning discovery - a corrupt "money train," supported by murder and slavery, fueled by the foul stench of greed. Powerful international forces seek to destroy the last evidence of their treason by silencing everyone who discovers the secret.
Self-identifying as 'evangelical' is risky business these days. What is Evangelicalism? Is it a historical artifact? A political philosophy? A set of doctrines? A litmus test for genuine faith? Perhaps more important, what will come to mind when future generations hear something described as 'evangelical'? Routes and Radishes invites you into a conversation about what the evangelical movement has been and what it is going to be.
E' possibile che mastro Catrame sia stato re di una isola? Pare proprio di sì, come scopriremo in questo racconto, tratto dalle Novelle Marinareche di Emilio Salgari, dove il nostro vecchio marinaio subirà un naufragio e verrà ospitato da una tribù di indigeni molto, molto, ospitali.
Jonathan Garrett lost everything. He and his two best friends, Caleb and Aryl, operated one of the top brokerages in New York City when the unthinkable happened; the stock market crash of '29. And now, with nothing but the clothes on their backs, these men must start over. But starting over has never been more difficult. The jobs become fewer and danger lurks around every corner. And then when a business rival threatens their existence, despair looms overhead as the men struggle to find a way out.
"Riches to Rags in 1929"
Stinky Pete has been a pirate most of his twenty years, but one fateful day a new friend challenges his view on life. Stinky must make a choice. Will he choose a life on the sea filled with treasures of gold and silver or will he discover a treasure beyond all measure? Find out which path Stinky chooses in this charming pirate tale full of rich details.
Paddy O'Doul, a popular and upstanding Irish pub owner, was brutally murdered after closing one night. No one he knew could have wanted him dead. Even more mysterious were the large sums of money that he left in his will. Reeling from the baffling events, his family attempts to uncover the truth.
David Wolper has enjoyed staggering success. He has won countless Oscars, Emmys, and Golden Globes, yet he remains street smart, wry, and surprisingly down-to-earth. By combining flexibility, resourcefulness, and determination, Wolper produced some of the landmark documentaries, films, miniseries, and entertainment events of the 20th century. Producer is the engaging and inspiring memoir of a true pioneer.
Can true love exist between a man who believes a woman is capable of sticking a shiv in his heart while making love and a woman who is convinced men think with only one head? Maxwell Magic, an eccentric mysterious matchmaker swears it can and he's the man to provide the stimulus to make it happen. Kasey Bell, feminist writer, and Guy McLane, radio's famous chauvinistic psychiatrist, are his targets. Even with carefully executed plans, the road to true love is strewn with mishaps, mirth and money-hungry nighttime talk show hosts.