Battlefields is what every Richard Holmes fan has been waiting for. Richard Holmes skilfully clarifies the complexities of four major World War II military campaigns: El Alamein, Italy, Arnhem, and the Battle of Britain (the Main Offensive). In this fascinating and brilliantly articulated study of war, he recreates what it was really like to be in the midst of bloody conflict from letters, diaries, and interviews with soldiers awarded campaign medals for their heroism during World War II. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Richard Holmes. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/bbcw/005929/bk_bbcw_005929_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A fully dramatized radio drama from Fangoria´s Dreadtime Stories to thrill you and chill you! After a four-year tour of duty in Vietnam, private Daniel Conway is glad to be home in Clover Ridge, Iowa. But his joy is short lived--he is being haunted by frightening visions of the Hangman, a vicious Vietcong officer with a penchant for torture. Pushed to the brink of madness by the continual appearances of his tormentor, Daniel is forced to ask himself an unthinkable question: Has the Hangman followed him home? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Malcolm McDowell. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/blak/007345/bk_blak_007345_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Bullets whiz by, walls crumble, and explosions throw you to the ground, the battlefield feels more alive and interactive than ever before. In Battlefield 3, players step into the role of the elite U.S. Marines where they will experience heart-pounding missions across diverse locations. EA´s Battlefield games have set the standard for realism and ambition. In Autumn 2011 they´re raising the bar even higher. Battlefield 3 will be the most authentic first person shooter ever. To be published alongside the game, Battlefield 3: The Russian is also best in class - the first time that a games publisher has worked so closely with an internationally bestselling author. Displaying all of McNab´s trademark grit, authenticity and insight, Battlefield 3: The Russian is a scorching top-of-the-line military thriller. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Rupert Degas. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/orio/000455/bk_orio_000455_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A psychic investigator, his wife, and his two young sons, age 7 and 10, experienced both psychic imprints and ghosts while visiting Niagara´s battlefields. Being sensitive to battlefield impressions is one thing; coming face to face with a malignant ghost with his bayonet pointed at you is quite another. Journey with this adventurous family to Canada´s most haunted, war-torn areas. Just decide not to journey alone. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Frank Traynor. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/spkn/000008/bk_spkn_000008_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Prior to stepping onto the battlefield with a Narcissist, it is imperative to know their playbook both forwards and backwards. The behavior of individuals with Narcissistic Personality Disorder generally defies logic but sadly, their tactics in the Family Court System often fool Judges, Commissioners, Attorneys, Minor´s Counsel, Social Workers, Therapists, and even trained Evaluators. Narcissists are the masters of manipulation and projection and are known to launch stealth assaults that will leave their victims in an utter state of confusion and desperation. Victims are often left shattered and without a voice because they feel that no one could possibly believe or understand what they are silently enduring. Author Tina Swithin understands what it´s like to divorce a narcissist. Tina spent over four years on the battlefield of the Family Court System while acting as her own attorney in a desperate attempt to protect her two young daughters. While Tina´s first book, Divorcing a Narcissist: One Mom´s Battle details Tina´s personal journey and court battle, her new book offers solid advice and sanity-saving wisdom for transforming from victim to survivor. Education is power and Divorcing a Narcissist: Advice from the Battlefield is your personal guide and resource for navigating through high-conflict divorce. Receive advice for every stage of the battle from leaving the Narcissist and choosing an attorney to tactical moves and courtroom preparation. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Chloe Lunn. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/027833/bk_acx0_027833_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In celebration of selling 3 million copies, FaithWords is publishing a special expanded edition of Battlefield of the Mind. Worry, doubt, confusion, depression, anger and feelings of condemnation: all these are attacks on the mind. If readers suffer from negative thoughts, they can take heart! Joyce Meyer has helped millions win these all-important battles. In her most popular best seller ever, the beloved author and minister shows readers how to change their lives by changing their minds. She teaches how to deal with thousands of thoughts that people think every day and how to focus the mind the way God thinks. And she shares the trials, tragedies, and ultimate victories from her own marriage, family, and ministry that led her to wondrous, life-transforming truth - and reveals her thoughts and feelings every step of the way. This special expanded edition includes an additional introduction and updated content throughout the book. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Pat Lentz. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/hach/000610/bk_hach_000610_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In Battlefield America: The War on the American People, the follow-up to his award-winning book A Government of Wolves: The Emerging American Police State, constitutional attorney John W. Whitehead paints a terrifying portrait of a nation at war with itself and which is on the verge of undermining the basic freedoms guaranteed to the citizenry in the Constitution. Indeed, police have been transformed into extensions of the military, towns and cities have become battlefields, and the American people have been turned into enemy combatants, to be spied on, tracked, scanned, frisked, searched, subjected to all manner of intrusions, intimidated, invaded, raided, manhandled, censored, silenced, shot at, locked up, and denied due process. Yet this police state did not come about overnight. As Whitehead notes, this shift into totalitarianism cannot be traced back to a single individual or event. Rather, the evolution has been so subtle that most American citizens were hardly even aware of it taking place. Yet little by little, police authority expanded, one weapon after another was added to the police arsenal, and one exception after another was made to the standards that have historically restrained police authority. Add to this mix the merger of Internet megacorporations with government intelligence agencies, and you have the making of an electronic concentration camp that not only sees the citizenry as databits but will attempt to control every aspect of their lives. And if someone dares to step out of line, they will most likely find an armed SWAT team at their door. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Eric G. Dove. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/brll/007272/bk_brll_007272_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
With an introduction read by Max Hastings. An exhilarating and uplifting account of the lives of 16 ‘warriors’ from the last three centuries, hand-picked for their bravery or extraordinary military experience by the eminent military historian, author and ex-editor of the Daily Telegraph, Sir Max Hastings. Over the course of 40 years of writing about war, Max Hastings has grown fascinated by outstanding deeds of derring-do on the battlefield (land, sea, or air) - and by their practitioners. He takes as his examples 16 people from different nationalities in modern history - including Napoleon’s ‘blessed fool’ Baron Marcellin de Marbot (the model for Conan Doyle’s Brigadier Gerard); Sir Harry Smith, whose Spanish wife, Juana, became his military companion on many a campaign in the early 19th century; Lieutenant John Chard, an unassuming engineer who became the hero of Rorke’s Drift in the Zulu wars; and Squadron Leader Guy Gibson, the ‘dam buster’ whose heroism in the skies of World War II earned him the nation´s admiration, but few friends. Every army, in order to prevail on the battlefield, needs a certain number of people capable of courage beyond the norm. In this book Max Hastings investigates what this norm might be – and how it has changed over the centuries. While celebrating feats of outstanding valour, he also throws a beady eye over the awarding of medals for gallantry - and why it is that so often the most successful warriors rarely make the grade as leaders of men. Max Hastings studied at Charterhouse and Oxford and became a foreign correspondent, reporting from more than 60 countries and 11 wars for BBC TV and the London Evening Standard. He has won many awards for his journalism. Among his best-selling books, Bomber Command won the Somerset Maugham Prize, and both Overlord and Battle for the Falklands won the Yorkshire Post Book of the Year Prize. After 10 years as edit... 1. Language: English. Narrator: Nigel Carrington. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/018211/bk_adbl_018211_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Tenali Ramakrishna is more fondly known as Tenali Rama across India. Although he was employed as a Telugu poet at the court of King Krishnadevaraya, who ruled Vijayanagara from AD 1509 to 1529 and wrote many poems, he is well known for his sense of humor which was conveyed very well in his short stories. His constant interaction with King Krishnadevaraya on day to day matters provides a glimpse into his wisdom. This came to the rescue of his king´s life also, when we saved the king in many critical situations using his timely wit and strategy. 1. Language: English. Narrator: John Howks. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/068166/bk_acx0_068166_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Drover, a Communist bus driver, is in prison, sentenced to death for killing a policeman during a riot at Hyde Park Corner. A battle for a reprieve with many participants ensues: the Assistant Commissioner, high-principled and over-worked; Conrad, a paranoid clerk; Mr Surrogate, a rich Fabian; Condor, a pathetic journalist feeding on fantasies; pretty, promiscuous Kay - all have a part to play in his fate. James Wilby reads Graham Greene’s absorbing novel set in 1930s London. 1. Language: English. Narrator: James Wilby. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/bbcw/005353/bk_bbcw_005353_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.