Former US naval officer Jake Slate is on a downhill slide into alcohol, self-pity, and rage. A decade of life as a mercenary submarine commander has left him exhausted, bitter, and utterly disgusted with the world. When a drunken brawl leaves his opponent dead in the parking lot of a seedy bar, Jake needs to run away. From his crime...from his country...from himself. For international arms dealer Pierre Renard, Jake's meltdown couldn't possibly have come at a better time. Renard is planning to start a war against a major European military power, and he needs Jake Slate to light the fuse. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Paul Christy. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/083588/bk_acx0_083588_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Win the mental game! Be your best!Who is your toughest opponent? Who wouldn't want a game plan for beating that opponent with regularity? Most athletes instinctively know that they see their toughest opponent every day in the mirror. Anything you want to accomplish in your sport ultimately boils down to the mind game. Are you winning it or losing it? Do you take the mental game seriously? Winning the mental game is critical, and this audiobook will give you tools and strategies to do just that.So many athletes get inside their own head causing them to struggle and perform to their potential. Those that take this part of their endeavor seriously look for ways to apply mental skills into their game. This audiobook is for you!Many sports parents will do anything to help their son or daughter win the mental game so that they can give them their best chance to succeed. This audiobook is for you!As a long time mental performance coach, I help athletes (and their parents) triumph in these scenarios. See more at Todd-Thomas.com.P. S. Is this audiobook and the material herein for those in pursuit of athletic endeavors? Yes!Is this audiobook and the material herein for those in pursuit of any endeavor in life? Yes!Yes, this audiobook was written for athletes and is built upon my years of experience in doing so. It is written to help athletes of all sports to "get out of their head and into their game". But if you are not an athlete (at least in the sense that you are not outside of recreational pursuit and enjoyment), that’s okay! This audiobook is for you, too! You don’t have to be an athlete to take what I talk about and teach in this audiobook and apply it to whatever is your "game" of choice in life. Whether you are a teacher, real estate agent, police officer, entrepreneur, doctor, lawyer, server, chef, military personnel, flight attendant, or pilot, whatever it is that you do in life, you can apply all that 1. Language: English. Narrator: Chris Lynch. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/165239/bk_acx0_165239_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Autumn 1937: War is coming to Europe, and French and German intelligence operatives are locked in a life-and-death struggle on the espionage battlefield. At the French embassy, the new military attaché, Colonel Jean-François Mercier, a decorated hero of the 1914 war, is drawn into a world of abduction, betrayal, and intrigue in the diplomatic salons and back alleys of Warsaw. At the same time, the handsome aristocrat finds himself in a passionate love affair with a Parisian woman of Polish heritage, a lawyer for the League of Nations. Colonel Mercier must work in the shadows, amid an extraordinary cast of venal and dangerous characters: Colonel Anton Vyborg of Polish military intelligence; the mysterious and sophisticated Dr. Lapp, senior German Abwehr officer in Warsaw; Malka and Viktor Rozen, at work for the Russian secret service; and Mercier's brutal and vindictive opponent, Major August Voss of SS counterintelligence. And there are many more, some known to Mercier as spies, some never to be revealed. The Spies of Warsaw is Furst's finest novel to date - exciting, atmospheric, and erotic. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Daniel Gerroll. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/sans/001399/bk_sans_001399_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Liz Carlyle has been transferred to Counter-Espionage, along with her research sidekick Peggy Kingsolving. Although the department has downsized since the end of the Cold War, there are still spies: including Russian spies who now keep an eye on the international financial community as well as the wealthy, influential Russian "oligarchs" in London. Liz is assigned to stop a Russian government plot to "silence" one of these oligarchs, Nikita Brunovsky, who is an increasingly vocal opponent of the Putin regime. Almost simultaneously, Liz and Peggy learn of the presence of an Illegal Support officer in London, one Vladimir Rykov, who is putatively attached to the Russian embassy. An Illegal is someone who operates (often for many years) under a completely fabricated identity - and Rykov, it seem, has been sent to London to help an Illegal now based there. To protect Brunovsky from his Kremlin foes, Liz goes undercover and joins the oligarch's retinue. As she tries to determine who around the Russian might be willing to betray him, she has to consider too whether this traitor may not also be the Illegal she and Peggy are seeking. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Emma Fielding. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/rhuk/000279/bk_rhuk_000279_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this long-awaited new installment of the legendary Kate Delafield mystery series, Kate is forced to confront her most formidable opponent: herself. Kate Delafield is in a world of trouble. Five months into mandated retirement from the LAPD, her long term on-again off-again relationship with Aimee Grant is off again. She's become hopelessly dependent on the only substance that can drown her pain over Aimee - and the illness of her best friend. She is lost without her police career and beset by terrifying dreams. Into this world walks Captain Carolina Walcott of the LAPD, with a request that Kate secretly try to locate Kate's former police partner, Joe Cameron, who has vanished. She also offers Kate a business card - the name on it a woman from Kate's past who may be able to offer a lifeline back to the self Kate once was. As she deals with a shocking and inexplicable homicide, Kate also pursues a trail of evidence toward Cameron that leads her into the high desert. Here she will find profound challenges to the truth of everything she ever believed in as a principled police officer. Here she must decide what it is she still believes: about her past, her present, her future. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Lauren Fortgang. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/021219/bk_adbl_021219_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
He’s back. Once a Roman officer rejected as a lover by Jesus of Nazareth, now a vampire still haunted by Jesus after two millennia of grisly revenge in monasteries around the world, Victor Decimus returns to his hometown, the Eternal City of Rome. At the Monastery of San Benedetto, 'Brother Victor' continues his campaign of defiance against the Christian God, while remaining near his first love, whose apparitions have never ceased. Meanwhile, across the ocean in a small Kansas town, the gentle, sensuous artist Paul Lewis sees strange visions of a shadowy vampire. When he is hired to illuminate a new manuscript of the gospels undertaken by the monks of San Benedetto, Paul goes to Rome and falls in love with the bold Brother Victor. Sensing danger in this handsome visitor, Victor resists his attraction to Paul until the young artist witnesses Victor committing murder. Unwilling to destroy Paul, Victor transforms him into his vampire thrall. In a limbo between the living and the undead, Paul may choose full life as a vampire, but not without a price: the release of his beloved Victor to the Dark Kingdom and his own solitary existence for 200 years as stalker of the night. Complicating this choice, the strange force that caused Paul’s early visions now aims to turn Paul against his vampire creator. And Victor must defeat this powerful opponent before it is too late. 1. Language: English. Narrator: A. C. Fellner. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/007876/bk_adbl_007876_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Best-selling author Suzanne Brockmann blends high adventure, harrowing drama, and heart-racing passion into thrilling novels of suspense. Whether tackling danger or wrestling with desire, her elite heroes and heroines never fail to give their all in stories that soar above and beyond expectations. Now, in her electrifying 10th Troubleshooters novel, Brockmann takes us into the storm. In a remote, frozen corner of New Hampshire, a Navy SEAL team and the elite security experts of Troubleshooters Incorporated are going head-to-head as fierce but friendly rivals in a raid-and-rescue training exercise. Despite the frigid winter temperatures, tension smolders between veteran SEAL Petty Officer Mark "Jenk" Jenkins and former cop turned troubleshooter Lindsey Fontaine after an impulsive night goes awry. And then suddenly Tracy Shapiro, the Troubleshooters' new receptionist, vanishes while playing the role of hostage during a mock rescue operation. Teaming up with the FBI to launch a manhunt in the treacherous wilderness, Jenk and Lindsey must put aside their feelings as a record snowstorm approaches, dramatically reducing any hope of finding Tracy alive. The trail is colder than the biting New England climate until a lucky break leads to a horrifying discovery - a brutally murdered young woman wearing the jacket Tracy wore when she disappeared. Suddenly there is a chilling certainty that Tracy has fallen prey to a serial killer - one who knows the backwoods terrain and who doesn't play by the rules of engagement. In a race against time, a raging blizzard, and a cunning opponent, Jenk and Lindsey are put to the ultimate test. Risking everything, they must finally come together in a desperate attempt to save Tracy - and each other. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Patrick Lawlor, Melanie Ewbank. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/blak/008828/bk_blak_008828_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
From the palaces of the Habsburg Empire to the torture chambers of Stalin's Soviet Union, the extraordinary story of a life suspended between the collapse of the imperial order and the violent emergence of modern Europe. Wilhelm Von Habsburg wore the uniform of the Austrian officer, the court regalia of a Habsburg archduke, the simple suit of a Parisian exile, the collar of the Order of the Golden Fleece, and, every so often, a dress. He could handle a saber, a pistol, a rudder, or a golf club; he handled women by necessity and men for pleasure. He spoke the Italian of his archduchess mother, the German of his archduke father, the English of his British royal friends, the Polish of the country his father wished to rule, and the Ukrainian of the land Wilhelm wished to rule himself. In this exhilarating narrative history, prize-winning historian Timothy D. Snyder offers an indelible portrait of an aristocrat whose life personifies the wrenching upheavals of the first half of the 20th century, as the rule of empire gave way to the new politics of nationalism. Coming of age during the First World War, Wilhelm repudiated his family to fight alongside Ukrainian peasants in hopes that he would become their king. When this dream collapsed, he became, by turns, an ally of German imperialists, a notorious French lover, an angry Austrian monarchist, a calm opponent of Hitler, and a British spy against Stalin. Played out in Europe's glittering capitals and bloody battlefields, in extravagant ski resorts and dank prison cells, The Red Prince captures an extraordinary moment in the history of Europe, in which the old order of the past was giving way to an undefined future - and in which everything, including identity itself, seemed up for grabs. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Michael Damon. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/001561/bk_adbl_001561_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. William Thompson (November 10, 1813 October 6, 1897), a lawyer, clerk, newspaperman, longtime Army officer, and Democrat, was the first person elected to Congress from Iowa''s 1st congressional district. His race for re-election in 1848 was the only Iowa U.S. House election to be revoted. After Thompson''s opponent, Whig candidate Daniel F. Miller, challenged Thompson''s apparent victory, Congress ordered his seat vacated and a special election conducted, which Thompson lost. He was a cavalry officer in the Union Army during the Civil War, and in the regular army for ten years thereafter. Thompson was born in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, where he attended the common schools. He assisted his father to clear a farm in the dense forests of Ohio, and when twenty-one began to study law in the office of Columbus Delano.