In the weird glow of the dying millennium, Michael Lewis sets out on a safari through Silicon Valley to find the world's most important technology entrepreneur, the man who embodies the spirit of the coming age. He finds him in Jim Clark, who is about to create his third, separate, billion-dollar company: first Silicon Graphics, then Netscape - which launched the Information Age - and now Healtheon, a startup that may turn the $1 trillion healthcare industry on its head.
Its appetite is ravenous. Its teeth scalpel-sharp. Its power unstoppable as it smashes the steel doors holding it in a Monterey, California, aquarium. The captive 20-ton Megalodon shark has tasted human blood, and it wants more.
Bestselling author Robert J. Ringer has shattered the mold of tradition-bound ideas and designed a winning new philosophy to be used every day. Inside this get-tough-with-yourself guide, you'll find the simple but vital habits that can change your outlook and lead to big results--personally, professionally, and financially. Before you know it, you'll be turning negatives into positives--and turning your life around--without thinking twice!
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Cassie Barrett, a world-renowned anthropologist, wakes up in a graveyard and doesn't know who she is. Taken in for a few days by William Flying Horse, a Native American police officer, she waits for her life to re-appear. When Hollywood heartthrob Alex Rivers shows up to claim her as his wife, she is stunned but still doesn't remember anything.
Only six major rail bridges cross the Mississippi River and connect one half of our country to the other. When one of them collapses as a freight train is crossing, the FBI sends agents Hush Hanson and Carolyn Lang to investigate. Hush and Carolyn suspect a bomb, but there are no clues to suggest who planted it.
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Michaela, beloved wife and mother of two, lies in a coma. Doctors have told her husband Liam not to expect a recovery, but he maintains hope that love can accomplish what medicine cannot. Day after day, he sits by her bedside, holding her hand, sharing the stories of their life together. Then he discovers the evidence of his wife's secret past - a long hidden first marriage to international movie star Julian True.
In The Scientific Sherlock Holmes, James O'Brien provides an in-depth look at Sherlock Holmes's use of science in his investigations. Indeed, one reason for Holmes's appeal is his frequent use of the scientific method and the vast scientific knowledge which he drew upon to solve mysteries. For instance, in heart of the audiobook, the author reveals that Holmes was a pioneer of forensic science, making use of fingerprinting well before Scotland Yard itself had adopted the method.
Black Water Transit is Jack's container ship company, and when Jack is approached by a man wanting to ship his gun collection to Mexico he sees an opportunity. So Jack cuts a deal with the ATF to trade one illegal gun dealer for one slightly imperfect kid. Everything should come off without a hitch. . .until the shooting starts and people start dying. As the body count rises, Jack must go on the lam, in a race for his life, and there isn't a law enforcement agency in the world that can help him now.
Nightclub owner Shrimp Martin has been shot, and Hitchcock Sewell already knows who-done-it. It's his friend, Lucy Taylor, who went directly to Hitch's funeral home and placed the smoking gun on his desk. As it happens, Shrimp survives the gunshot wound, but he doesn't survive the knife that is plunged into his heart as he lies in his hospital bed. The police would like to question Lucy Taylor. But she has slipped away from Hitch's custody, hooked up with Hitch's ex-wife Julia, and the two have disappeared.
Lucien and Norman Parker are as close as twin brothers can be. Together with their father, they run a railway station in Warm Springs, OK, during the Depression. But they never expect a woman to come between them: both Lucien and Norman fall in love with the same girl. Lucien marries her, and soon World War II takes both men away from home, to the Pacific. It is there, as prisoners of war, that their bond breaks: one of them dies, and the other makes the agonizing decision that will change his life forever.
When private investigator Harry Landers is contacted by an ex-love hoping to find her missing husband, he can���t help but become entangled in his feelings for her and his responsibilities as a professional. As stone wall after stone wall hinders Harry’s investigation, he soon discovers that digging around in the past is as dangerous for him as it is for his client.
This groundbreaking audiobook takes you beyond relationship marketing and permission marketing and into the realm of the next big thing - meaningful marketing. This new concept addresses the modern consumer's desire for 1) fewer intrusive, hard-sell marketing messages and 2) more value-focused messages, independent of calls for purchase.
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How do you hide a dead guy everyone wants to kill? When Private Investigator Harry Landers gets strong armed into helping a marked man hide, he learns that the line between his own good doing and the crimes of his client is a very thin one.
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Harry Landers takes on a case for two distraught parents who hope their missing daughter is just stretching her wings and will want to return to the nest before much more time passes. The trail leads him to a medieval festival populated by everyday people who pretend to be part of a fantasy world. The deeper Harry goes into this make-believe realm, the more he discovers how dark and dangerous it can become for a young woman like Jessica Elliot. Harry finds himself traveling further than he’s ever had to go to solve a case.
When the son of a long missing union president turns to him for help, private investigator Harry Landers delves into a mystery that spans two decades. The deeper Harry digs, the more mythical the legend of Lane Shanks grows. With each step he takes, Harry finds the path to the truth becoming increasingly dangerous.
Troubled by recent events involving his grandson, Ronny “C-Note” Palazolo asks Harry Landers to look into the mysterious disappearance of a boy Ronny barely knew fifty years earlier when he did a little time in a boys’ work camp as a teen. As Harry pries into the past, he discovers horrors that nobody should ever have to experience. Aided by the attractive and single curator of a lighthouse museum that was once the reformatory, he becomes relentless in his effort to expose the unlawful acts committed.
When her husband’s political aspirations take on a sinister overtone, socialite and politician Victoria Buckingham consults private investigator Harry Landers, hoping to unlock the mystery of her husband’s erratic behavior. Is he planning her demise with a little assistance from the dark side; or, has the stress of her own political campaign begun to affect her rationale?
When a young woman becomes the recipient of a lurid photo of herself with an older married man, she enlists the help of private investigator Harry Landers. Once the intern to a more established PI, Harry uses the skills Stretch taught him as he delves into the case and discovers that while problem solving and gut instinct are important attributes to have in the profession, sometimes the greatest asset a gumshoe can have is luck.
This doubt gnaws at him until he seizes an opportunity to have their blood tested and his horrible fears confirmed. Furious, confused, and hurt, he lashes out at his ex-wife. She retaliates by refusing to let him see Sam, and by telling the boy that his beloved father is really no such thing. Peter sues for the return of years of generous child support payments. In the ensuing courtroom battle, he is forced to confront whether he can still be a father to a boy who has no biological or legal connection to him.