Twelve thousand years ago, they came. They descended from the sky amid smoke and fire, and created humanity and gave us rules to live by. They needed gold and they built our earliest civilizations to mine it for them. When they had what they needed, they left. But before they left, they told us someday they would come back, and when they did, a game would be played. A game that would determine our future. This is Endgame.
Hundreds of books have been written about the financial crisis that engulfed the world after Lehman Brothers went bankrupt. But what if the bigger financial crisis is ahead of us, not behind us?As John Mauldin and Jonathan Tepper deftly illustrate in this controversial audio book, the crisis was more than a half-century in the making. The Great Financial Crisis, however, was merely Act I.
"An Educational Fear Ride"
The quest was over. The Orb of Aldur was restored. And once again, with the crowning of Garion, there was a descendant of Riva Iron-grip to rule as Overlord of the West. And yet the prophecy was unfulfilled. In the east, the evil god Torak was about to awaken and seek dominion. Somehow, Garion had to face the god, to kill or be killed. On the outcome of that dread duel rested the destiny of the world.
The Endgame is Michael R. Gordon and General Bernard E. Trainor's most ambitious and news-breaking book to date. A peerless work of investigative journalism and historical recreation ranging from 2003 to 2012, it gives us the first comprehensive, inside account of arguably the most widely reported yet least understood war in American history - from the occupation of Iraq to the withdrawal of American troops.
"Interesting Perspective, but One-Sided"
The Federation is pushing the Hocklyns steadily back, but they still vastly outnumber the humans and their allies by hundreds to one. Fleet Admiral Hedon Streth has to defeat them before they develop newer and more deadly weapons. In a bold move, Hedon comes up with a daring plan to attack the Hocklyn home worlds. If he succeeds, the war will be over. And if he fails then the Federation will face imminent defeat.
"How many times can you repeat the same things over"
An astonishing retelling of 20th-century history from the Ottoman perspective, delivering profound new insights into World War I and the contemporary Middle East. Between 1911 and 1922, a series of wars would engulf the Ottoman Empire and its successor states, in which the central conflict, of course, was World War I - a story we think we know well. As Sean McMeekin shows us in this revelatory new history of what he calls the "wars of the Ottoman succession", we know far less than we think.
"WWI from a different perspective"
Several decades before the Players of Endgame meet at the Calling, an earlier generation of Players is learning the rules. Each has been chosen as the one to save their ancient bloodline - and win Endgame. But not everyone wants to see Endgame take place. One group in particular has other ideas. They call themselves the Zero Line, and this is their mission: Kill the Players. Stop Endgame. Prevent the end of the world.
"Zero Line- Zero Interest"
Endgame is here. Earth Key has been found. Two keys - and nine Players - remain. The keys must be found, and only one Player can win. Queens, New York. Aisling Kopp believes the unthinkable: that Endgame can be stopped. But before she can get home to regroup, she is approached by the CIA. They know about Endgame. And they have their own ideas about how it should be Played. Ideas that could change everything.
"Quentin Terrantino in book form"
From Frank Brady, who wrote one of the best-selling books on Bobby Fischer of all time and who was himself a friend of Fischer’s, comes an impressively researched biography that for the first time completely captures the remarkable arc of Bobby Fischer’s life. When Bobby Fischer passed away in January 2008, he left behind a confounding legacy. Everyone knew the basics of his life—he began as a brilliant youngster, then became the pride of American chess, then took a sharp turn, struggling with paranoia and mental illness. But nobody truly understood him.
Before they were Players... Before the Calling... They trained to be selected as the one to save their ancient bloodline - and win Endgame. In this collection of Training Diaries novellas, follow Marcus, Chiyoko, Sarah, Alice, Aisling, Baitsakhan, Jago, An, Shari, Kala, Maccabee, and Hilal through sacrifices and betrayals, broken hearts and broken bones, as they shed their normal lives and transform into the Players they were meant to be.
They both know the games killers play... FBI criminal profiler Madison Harper understands dangerous minds. Tough, tenacious, with nerves of steel, she's the best of the best. So is her new partner, Gabriel Roarke, a crack CIA operative who likes to do things his way. When the two are forced to jointly head up a task force investigating murder in high places - it's no surprise that sparks begin to fly.
"Just OK for me.."
For many years, Murdock, Ashe, and other members of the Time Patrol have contended with threats to our time continuum, none more deadly than the alien Baldies, who hate other high-tech civilizations and want to destroy Earth. Evidence of time travel has been found in ruins dating to the ancient world...in the legendary realm of Atlantis. So Murdock, Ashe, Eveleen Riordan, and other Time Patrollers deck themselves out as foreign traders to discover whether something is amiss in Atlantis.
A retired naval aviator (fighter pilot) and former paratrooper, Shanle puts listeners in the cockpit as hundreds of aircraft engage in the biggest and deadliest dog fights in history. Storm the beaches of Pacific Islands with the Marines, parachute into France with the Army Airborne, and stand on the decks of the USS Johnston as the tiny Destroyer charges an entire Imperial Japanese Fleet by itself.
"Great addition to the series you've got to read it"
Early in the 21st century, Russia has heroically gathered its dwindling resources to build Valentina Tereshkova, a space station a mile in diameter. The orbiting space city is outwardly a peaceful Utopian experiment, but intelligence reports raise the ominous possibility that the space colony is actually a weapon built by the last heirs of the Soviet dictators. When scientist Paula Bryce and agent Lew McCain travel to the station to investigate, they become prisoners in the station's high-tech prison facilities.
Assassins have eliminated a Chechen scientist who's been working as a double agent for the U.S. government. The feds know who to call: Jonathan Grave and his elite rescue team. Their mission: Find the dead man's teenage son, who's on the run - and off the grid - with crucial information that must not fall into the wrong hands. There's one problem: The boy's bodyguard is a security specialist with unusual talents, and she's not giving up without a fight.
"End Game - Best In the Graves series"
Imagine. A world of true happiness. A universe free from evil. A life free of worries and hardship. The life of your choosing. A world in which you are content to be your true self. Eudaiz is that universe. Mindscape is a six-book supernatural thriller series that pulls you into the heart-racing journey of humans who built, grew, and now serve to protect Eudaiz.
McInerney and Vallely, retired U.S. Generals, are now military analysts for FOX News. In Endgame, they direct their experience and expertise to the question of how to win the war on terror. Unlike past enemies, radical Islam is not confined to particular nationsm - and thus cannot be defeated solely through conventional warfare against enemy states.
Als zwölf Meteoriten nahezu gleichzeitig an unterschiedlichen Orten der Erde einschlagen, gibt es keinen Zweifel mehr: Die Zeit ist gekommen. ENDGAME hat begonnen! Jeder der Meteoriten überbringt eine Nachricht, die die zwölf Auserwählten entschlüsseln müssen und die sie schließlich an einem geheimnisvollen Ort zusammenführt. Dort stehen sie ihren Gegnern zum ersten Mal gegenüber.
The resignation of Scott Ritter as chief weapons inspector for UNSCOM in August 1998 made front-page news around the world. Now Scott Ritter draws on his seven years' experience hunting Saddam's weapons of mass destruction to take readers inside Iraq and show that country as it has never been seen by outsiders before. In Endgame, he dissects the failure of U.S. policy in Iraq and reveals a bold new approach to ending the ongoing Iraq crisis.
Als zwölf Meteoriten nahezu gleichzeitig an unterschiedlichen Orten der Erde einschlagen, gibt es keinen Zweifel mehr: Die Zeit ist gekommen. ENDGAME hat begonnen! Jeder der Meteoriten überbringt eine Nachricht, die die zwölf Auserwählten entschlüsseln müssen und die sie schließlich an einem geheimnisvollen Ort zusammenführt. Dort stehen sie ihren Gegnern zum ersten Mal gegenüber. Ein Wettkampf auf Leben und Tod beginnt und eine rücksichtslose Jagd um den gesamten Globus. Die Spieler müssen zu allem bereit sein.