Emily Hobhouse and the British Concentration Camp Scandal:an Exposé of the Treatment of Boer Women and Children During the South African War by One of its Most Vociferous Opponents Emily Hobhouse
When it comes to getting what he wants, Asher Barrington is a hammer who is known for crushing his opponents. From the moment Emily walks into his office and challenges him, winning takes on a whole new meaning. The only thing standing between Emily Harris and her goal to open a museum for the blind is an arrogant, sexy-as-hell billionaire, who thinks sleeping with her will not complicate the situation. He won´t change. She won´t back down. But together they sizzle. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Robin Rowan. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/059372/bk_acx0_059372_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Following a Comanchero raid led by El Carcinero - the Butcher - young Emily Mercer has lost just about everything: her folks, her home and her future. But she´d damned if she was going to lose her beloved stallion, El Diablo, as well. With the stallion already sold to Stillman J. Stadtlander - the ruling rancher of Santa Rosa - Emily faces a ruthless opponent, who has the enigmatic gunfighter Latigo Rawlins on his payroll. But she has an ace of her own: a man, known only as Drifter, is backing her every step of the way. And if Emily doesn´t get El Diablo back there´ll be hell to pay. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Alex Zonn. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/024291/bk_acx0_024291_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Joanna Grey injects the deadly poison into the chamber of the syringe - time after time. She´s murdered before and she´ll do it again. She´s intelligent, educated, and beautiful. At 35, Rylee Hayes is a respected homicide detective. Her best friends are her grandparents, her coonhound, and her partner - in that order. She´s about ready to give up on the idea of a relationship. She hasn´t seen the love of her life, Kenzie Bigham, since college. At 34, Kenzie Bigham is the single mom of a 13 year old, a church secretary, and a woman who´s struggled much of her adult life with her own sexuality. Their paths will cross when Rylee´s new investigation involves members of Kenzie´s congregation. They´ll discover that the passage of time may have offered them a second chance at love - just as Joanna sights her next target. Will Rylee have what it takes to meet the challenge of a serial killer who´s proven herself to be a more than worthy opponent? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Emily Beresford. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/094336/bk_acx0_094336_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Middle school supervillain Penny Akk has defeated every challenge thrown against her. She has bested heroes, villains, weirdos who can´t make up their minds, robots, aliens, friends, rivals, enemies, natural disasters, secret admirers, and her own shyness. Now she has only one opponent left. Her own super power... and the other Penny who stole it. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Emily Woo Zeller. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/tant/012910/bk_tant_012910_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In Dorothy Gilman’s best-selling mystery series, loveable grandmother Emily Pollifax has captured the hearts of millions with her secret CIA missions. Mrs. Pollifax, Innocent Tourist whisks the gray-haired agent into a perilous web of intrigue that spreads across the drifting sands of the volatile Middle East. An old CIA friend, Farrell, must collect an inflammatory manuscript smuggled out of Iraq into Jordan. Farrell has a simple request for Emily—provide cover during his trip to Jordan by posing as his fun-loving elderly cousin. But before the plane even lands, danger begins stalking the sprightly Mrs. Pollifax. Outwitting her wily opponents with her keen eye for the truth and her impeccable karate, Mrs. Pollifax is the lively senior citizen everyone dreams of someday becoming. You’ll feel you know the aging spy and her colorful opponents personally with Barbara Rosenblat’s outstanding narration. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Barbara Rosenblat. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/reco/005982/bk_reco_005982_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The essential short story collection set in the universe of Ninefox Gambit. An ex-Kel art thief has to save the world from a galaxy-shattering prototype weapon.... A general outnumbered eight-to-one must outsmart his opponent....A renegade returns from seclusion to bury an old comrade....From the incredible imagination of Hugo- and Arthur C. Clarke-nominated author Yoon Ha Lee comes a collection of stories set in the world of the best-selling Ninefox Gambit. Showcasing Lee´s extraordinary imagination, this collection takes you to the very beginnings of the Hexarchate´s history and reveals new never-before-heard stories. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Emily Woo Zeller, Brian Nishii. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/reco/013231/bk_reco_013231_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this gritty, riveting new novel, Detroit reporter Julia Gooden tracks down a serial killer - only to realize she has become his obsession.... Crime writer Julia Gooden has just completed the most important story of her life - a book about her beloved brother´s childhood abduction and how she found his killer after 30 years. But that hasn´t taken her focus off her day job - especially with what looks to be a serial killer terrorizing the city. Female runners are being snatched off jogging trails, then slaughtered in abandoned churches. As Julia begins investigating, with help from Detective Raymond Navarro, she realizes just how personal this case has become. The murders, planned and executed with uncanny precision, are of women who share traits with Julia. Now, he´s contacting her directly, insisting things will get much worse unless Julia makes him famous through her writing. But no matter how skillfully she plays along, her opponent´s ultimate goal is clear. And only by unraveling the threads that link a killer´s twisted mind to her own dark past can Julia prevent herself from becoming his final victim.... 1. Language: English. Narrator: Emily Woo Zeller. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/high/002454/bk_high_002454_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
When a rainmaker is bludgeoned to death in the pitch-blackness of a colossal dust storm, small-town sheriff Temple Jennings shoulders yet another burden in the hard times of the 1930s Dust Bowl. The killing only magnifies Temple´s ongoing troubles: a formidable opponent in the upcoming election, the repugnant burden of enforcing farm foreclosures, and his wife´s lingering grief over the loss of their eight-year-old son. As the sheriff and his young deputy investigate the murder, their suspicions focus on a teenager, Carmine, serving with the Civilian Conservation Corps. The deputy, himself a former CCCer, struggles with remaining loyal to the corps while pursuing his own aspirations as a lawman. When the investigation closes in on Carmine, Temple´s wife, Etha, quickly becomes convinced of his innocence and sets out to prove it. But Etha´s own probe soon reveals a darker web of secrets, which imperil Temple´s chances of reelection and cause the husband and wife to confront their long-standing differences about the nature of grief. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Emily Sutton-Smith. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/blak/012970/bk_blak_012970_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.