An extraordinary insight into life under one of the world's most ruthless and secretive dictatorships - and the story of one woman's terrifying struggle to avoid capture/repatriation and guide her family to freedom. As a child growing up in North Korea, Hyeonseo Lee was one of millions trapped by a secretive and brutal communist regime. Her home on the border with China gave her some exposure to the world beyond the confines of the Hermit Kingdom....
15 thriller masters. 1 masterful thriller! Former war crimes investigator Harold Middleton possesses a previously unknown score by Frederic Chopin. But he is unaware that, within it's handwritten notes, lies a secret that now threatens the lives of thousands of Americans. As he races from Poland to the U.S. to uncover the mystery of the manuscript, Middleton will be accused of murder, pursued by federal agents, and targeted by assassins.
"A rollicking thriller"
Stan Lee - comic book legend and cocreator of Spider-Man, the X-Men, the Avengers, the Incredible Hulk, and a legion of other Marvel superheroes - shares his iconic legacy and the story of how modern comics came to be. Lee is a man who needs no introduction. The most legendary name in the history of comic books, he has been the leading creative force behind Marvel Comics and has brought to life - and into the mainstream - some of the world's best-known heroes and most infamous villains throughout his career.
"Stan is 'The MAN!'. Listening with boys is best!"
Two years after the events of the Audiobook of the Year - The Chopin Manuscript - former war crimes investigator Harold Middleton and his Volunteers once again must crack a secretive conspiracy that not only threatens their lives, but the stability of the world. Their race against time will take them from London to the U.S. to Russia and beyond. And at the heart of it all is one question: What is the secret of the Copper Bracelet?
Featuring North America's foremost thriller authors, Thriller is the first collection of pure thriller stories ever published. Offering up heart-pumping tales of suspense in all its guises are 32 of the most critically acclaimed and award-winning names in the business. From the signature characters that made such authors as David Morrell and John Lescroart famous, to four of the hottest new voices in the genre, this blockbuster will tantalize and terrify.
"So - So"
WordTheatre, the short story experts, casts the perfect actors to bring great contemporary writing to life. The Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award is the richest prize for a story under 6,000 words. In the lead up to the announcement of each year's winner, the six shortlisted stories are presented to the public with many of the writers present. Recorded live in London and Oxford, England, these nine shortlisted stories inhabit distinct worlds where cultures and personalities collide.
Starting where resiliency studies leave off, two psychologists explore the science of remarkable accomplishment in the wake of trauma, revealing the surprising principles that allow people to transform their lives and achieve extraordinary things. Over four billion people worldwide will survive a trauma during their lives. Some will experience severe post-traumatic stress. Most will eventually recover and return to life as normal. But sometimes, survivors do more than bounce back. Sometimes they bounce forward.
Authors Jeffery Deaver, Lee Child, David Hewson, and Jim Fusilli discuss the creation of The Copper Bracelet, the sequel to the Audiobook of the Year, The Chopin Manuscript. The conversation was recorded at ThrillerFest 2009 in New York City.
"Not worth a credit!"
Dr. John Lee is author of the best-selling What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Fibromyalgia. Here, he joins forces with breast cancer researcher David Zava to outline a hormone balance program offering sound strategies for the prevention and treatment of a devastating disease.
From mid-August to mid-September 1863, Union major general William S. Rosecrans's Army of the Cumberland maneuvered from Tennessee to north Georgia in a bid to rout Confederate general Braxton Bragg's Army of Tennessee and blaze the way for further Union advances. Meanwhile, Confederate reinforcements bolstered the numbers of the Army of Tennessee, and by the time the two armies met at the Battle of Chickamauga, in northern Georgia, the Confederates had gained numerical superiority.
"Specific aspects of the campaign in detail"
These stories represent decades of collaboration between author David Niall Wilson and a wide array of talented authors. All have been professionally published - some have been reprinted and collected. All are the result of two muses meeting on paper. Meet a modern day Don Quixote, fighting Y2K bug nightmares, and striving to save the woman of his dreams. Learn how Edgar Allen Poe might have found his tales. Face off on a lonely mountaintop with Lovecraftian nightmares.
It is believed that the proper use of feng shui in a home can create a positive chi that will benefit the spiritual energy and fortunes of both the space and the people living within it. It also creates a neat and tidy interior and exterior design that is completely aesthetically balanced.
Matt enters the violent world of underground cage fighting…where a brutal death match becomes a horrific fight-to-the-undead that could lead him to the truth about his reincarnation or to his gruesome demise. The black death is a deadly new form of crystal meth that turns its users into black-eyed, homicidal maniacs. Matt must destroy the virulently addictive drug before the madness spreads from a backwoods community to the entire nation.
A shocking accident gave Matthew Cahill the ability to see a nightmarish netherworld that nobody else does, pitting him in a fight to save us all - and his own soul - from the clutches of pure evil in these three exhilarating tales of dark humor, nonstop action, and pure horror.
"Not like any other book I've listened to - EVER"
Marketing guru Philip Kotler, cause marketing authority David Hessekiel, and social marketing expert Nancy Lee have teamed up to create a guide rich with actionable advice on integrating marketing and corporate social initiatives into your broader business goals. Marketing and corporate social initiatives requires a delicate balancing act between generating financial and social dividends. Good Works is a book for business builders, not a corporate social responsibility treatise. It is for capitalists with the hearts and smarts to generate positive social impacts and bottom-line business results.
Centuries ago an evil power tried to take over the world, a powerful wizard, created gems that once possessed by a good hearted human would give him great powers to combat the evil, now that evil has returned and it's time for new heroes to step up and protect the planet, Hotdog Man, a youngster steps up to the plate after the evil Dr. Mustard enslaves his parents. Join our new friends and heroes as they gain incredible new abilities to battle the crazy doctor and his minions.
"Danger Levels" by David Remnick; "Change of Plans" by Jon Lee Anderson; "Know It All" by Stacy Schiff; "The Ambien Cookbook" by Paul Simms; "The Lobsterman" by Alec Wilkinson; and "Hot and Bothered" by David Denby.
Tired of the everyday grind? Ever dream of a life of romantic adventure? Want to get away from it all? We offer you Escape - designed to free you from the four walls of today for a half-hour of high adventure! In this episode, the first man to conquer Mt. Everest finds another man's cigarette lighter at the top!
With the president and the judiciary at odds over the travel ban, the term "constitutional crisis" is ubiquitous. Why it should be deployed carefully...
Suggestions that President-elect Donald Trump put his business holdings in a “blind trust” to avoid potential conflicts of interest are unrealistic and unfair. Such a trust would not eliminate the virtual certainty that actions Trump takes as president will affect his personal wealth, for good or ill.