Nature versus nurture... The shots came quickly, silently, and with deadly accuracy. Within seconds, three people were dead at Central Park´s ice skating rink. The victims: a talented young skater, a doctor, and a teacher. As random as random can be. Eve Dallas has seen a lot of killers during her time with the NYPSD, but never one like this. After reviewing security videos, it becomes clear that the victims were killed by a sniper firing a tactical laser rifle, who could have been miles away when the trigger was pulled. And though the locations where the shooter could have set up seem endless, the list of people with that particular skill set is finite: police, military, professional killer. Eve´s husband, Roarke, has unlimited resources - and genius - at his disposal. And when his computer program leads Eve to the location of the sniper, she learns a shocking fact: There were two-one older, one younger. Someone is being trained by an expert in the science of killing, and they have an agenda. Central Park was just a warm-up. And as another sniper attack shakes the city to its core, Eve realizes that though we´re all shaped by the people around us, there are those who are just born evil...
THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Lieutenant Eve Dallas must hunt down the deadly snipers terrorizing Manhattan in this fast-paced In Death thriller from J. D. Robb. The shots came quickly, silently, and with deadly accuracy. Within seconds, three people were dead at Central Park´s ice-skating rink. The victims: a talented young skater, a doctor, and a teacher. As random as random can be. Eve Dallas has seen a lot of killers during her time with the NYPSD but never one like this. A review of the security videos reveals that the victims were killed with a tactical laser rifle fired by a sniper, who could have been miles away when the trigger was pulled. And though the list of locations where the shooter could have set up seems endless, the number of people with that particular skill set is finite: police, military, professional killer. Eve´s husband, Roarke, has unlimited resources-and genius-at his disposal. And when his computer program leads Eve to the location of the sniper, she learns a shocking fact: There were two-one older, one younger. Someone is being trained by an expert in the science of killing, and they have an agenda. Central Park was just a warm-up. And as another sniper attack shakes the city to its core, Eve realizes that though we´re all shaped by the people around us, there are those who are just born evil...
Rafe survived the fight with the renegade Wanderer, Rowle, but was unable to defeat him. As promised, Fate finds Rafe an apprentice. He arrives at Wilford Hall expecting to find a seriously injured veteran, what he didn´t expect to find was a veteran missing a couple of limbs, who was female, the lovely Therese Sylvan. Regardless, his only way to convince her to leave with him is to heal her minor injuries and tell her that he can also restore her limbs. Fleeing just ahead of the military police, they ride into the night on Beast, Rafe´s manticore-possessed Harley-Davidson. While Tess recuperates, Rafe begins her training, a long process that is interrupted time and time again by Rowle´s machinations. Rafe knows he cannot defeat Rowle single handedly, but can he train Tess fast enough to prevent the on-set of Ragnarök? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Johnny Mack. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/092984/bk_acx0_092984_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Months have passed since Horace departed for the eastern nation of Nihon-Ja on a vital mission. Having received no communication from him, his friends fear the worst. Unwilling to wait a second longer, Alyss, Evanlyn, and Will leave their homeland behind and venture into an exotic land in search of their missing friend. When they finally catch up with him, they find Horace entangled in a military coup. Determined to protect the imperial throne, Will and his band of Araluens must piece together and train a force in order to fend off the master Senji warriors intent on overthrowing the emperor. Suspense and pulse-pounding action abound in this final adventure in the worldwide phenomenon that is Ranger´s Apprentice. 1. Language: English. Narrator: John Keating. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/peng/001711/bk_peng_001711_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Kelly Perdew, winner of The Apprentice 2, has what it takes to lead. His secret weapon: the principles he learned at West Point, as a U.S. Army Intelligence officer, and as an Airborne Ranger, principles that he´s applied to business with the same firepower determination that makes our military the best on the battlefield. In the military, there´s no margin for error. Wrong decisions are deadly decisions. Likewise, in business, wrong decisions can cost you your job. In Take Command, Kelly gives you an insider look at how business luminaries with military training, such as Donald Trump, Ross Perot, Marty Evans, Bill Coleman, and Roger Staubach, have achieved success through 10 essential principles: duty, impeccability, passion, perseverance, planning, teamwork, loyalty, flexibility, selfless service, and integrity. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Kelly Perdew, Brent Osborn. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/blak/001400/bk_blak_001400_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Horace is missing. Months have passed since he was sent on a military mission to Nihon-Ja. Evanlyn is worried, and in company with Will, Alyss, and Halt, she sets out to discover what has become of their old friend. They find that Horace has become embroiled in Nihon-Ja politics. The arrogant Senshi Sect has rebelled against the rightful Emperor, who Horace supports. Now he and Will must turn farm and forest workers into a fighting force that can face the highly trained Senshi warriors, while Alyss and Evanlyn must overcome their longstanding rivalry to seek aid from a mysterious group of mountain dwellers. 1. Language: English. Narrator: William Zappa. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/boli/001375/bk_boli_001375_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Miles Vorkosigan makes his debut in this frenetic coming-of-age tale. At age 17, Miles is allowed to take the entrance exams to the elite military academy; he passes the written but manages, through miscalculation in a moment of anger, to break both his legs on the obstacle course, washing out before he begins. His aged grandfather dies in his sleep shortly after, for which Miles blames himself. Miles is sent to visit his grandmother Naismith on distant Beta Colony, accompanied by his bodyguard, Sergeant Bothari and Bothari´s daughter, Elena. Miles passes himself off as a mercenary leader as he picks up a ragtag crew, and soon Miles´ father Aral is under political attack back home as garbled rumors of Miles´ mercenary operations trickle back. Miles must abandon his new fleet and dash back to Barrayar to stop the plot. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Grover Gardner. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/blak/001259/bk_blak_001259_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A ´´ripped from the headlines” thriller about one of the most complex - and personal - national security issues of our modern world. When FBI Special Agent Liz Soroush leads a raid on a local Minneapolis night club to capture a suspected terrorist recruiter, she ends up with a dead suspect and a community up in arms. But instead of a reprimand, she gets promoted to run a brand-new Joint Terrorism Task Force. The new threat is ´´jihadist mobilization”, young people in Minneapolis being radicalized to fight for terrorist groups like Al-Shabab and ISIS. As Liz digs deeper into the shadowy world of homegrown radicalism, she realizes the real threat has been in plain sight all along. But knowing about an attack and stopping one are two different things. From the Two Navy Guys military veteran writing team that brought you Weapons of Mass Deception comes a fascinating and disturbing story of manipulation, exploitation, and youth identity in modern America. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Aimee Kuzenski. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/067621/bk_acx0_067621_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
It has been months since the Chosen finally defeated the D´Karon and the Perpetual War came to an end. Once warriors, Myranda, Deacon, Ivy, and Ether must now take on the role of diplomats in the ongoing task of preserving the unsteady peace between the lands of Tressor and the Northern Alliance. Generations of war have left a deep distrust between the people on both sides of the border, and any sign of treachery or hostility could cause a new war to flare. If that happens, the weakened Northern Alliance will have little hope to survive against the military might of their neighbor to the south. A mysterious figure, long slumbering and forgotten, has stirred in the wake of the Chosen triumph. She is not pleased to find the D´Karon no longer answer her calls, and she sets out to find them once more. This woman, a powerful necromancer with deep knowledge of D´Karon magic and little concern for the world and its people, spreads chaos wherever she goes. Her bloody swath through the southern lands is just the spark the volatile world needs to take to flame once more. To keep their lands from descending back into a war that will claim the lives of untold thousands, Myranda, Deacon, and Myn must venture into the heart of Tressor. Escorted by a Dragon Rider named Grustim and surrounded by fear and distrust, the road ahead will not be difficult, but the chosen have fought too hard and lost too much to lose it all to this dark apprentice. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Karyn O´Bryant. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/063710/bk_acx0_063710_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.