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Sleepy Hollow - Season 1-4
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SEASON 1 - In this modern-day twist on Washington Irving’s classic, Ichabod Crane (Tom Mison, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen) is resurrected and pulled two and a half centuries through time to unravel a mystery that dates all the way back to the founding fathers. Revived alongside Ichabod is the infamous Headless Horseman who is on a murderous rampage in present-day Sleepy Hollow. Ichabod quickly realizes that stopping Headless is just the beginning, as the resurrected rider is but the first of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse and only one of the many formidable foes that Ichabod must face to protect not only Sleepy Hollow, but the world. As Ichabod finds himself in 2013’s Sleepy Hollow, he discovers a town he no longer recognises and grapples to understand. Teaming up with Lieutenant Abbie Mills (Nicole Beharie, 42, The Good Wife, Shame), a young cop who has her own supernatural experiences, the two embark on a mission to stop the evil that has awoken along with Ichabod and that now is seeping into this once-sleepy town. SEASON 2 - A thrilling, mystery-adventure drama series spanning two and a half centuries, in which a resurrected Ichabod Crane pairs up with a present-day cop to save the enigmatic town of Sleepy Hollow – and the world – from unprecedented evil. SEASON 3 - All 18 episodes from the third season of the supernatural police drama starring Tom Mison and Nicole Beharie. When Ichabod Crane (Mison) and the Headless Horseman (Jeremy Owens/Craig Branham) killed each other on the battlefield in 1781, their blood mixed together creating an eternal connection. More than 230 years later the Horseman is resurrected by an occult group rooting for evil and this, in turn, causes Ichabod to rise, his blood feeling the pull of his nemesis. In this series, an ancient demon is released in a shopping mall, Ichabod investigates a mysterious case of two sisters, and Pandora (Shannyn Sossamon) brings back to life a deadly creature with a poisonous sting. The episodes are: 'I, Witness', 'Whispers in the Dark', 'Blood and Fear', 'The Sisters Mills', 'Dead Men Tell No Tales', 'This Red Lady from Caribee', 'The Art of War', 'Novus Ordo Seclorum', 'One Life', 'Incident at Stone Manor', 'Kindred Spirits', 'Sins of the Father', 'Dark Mirror', 'Into the Wild', 'Incommunicado', 'Dawn's Early Light', 'Delaware' and 'Ragnarok'. SEASON 4 - SLEEPY HOLLOW returns for a fourth season full of supernatural creatures, mysterious events and the search for the truth about the lives of the Witnesses, as a resurrected Ichabod Crane (Tom Mison) joins forces with modern-day allies to save the world from supernatural forces and unprecedented evil.

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Weather and Warfare , Hörbuch, Digital, 1, 21min
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Weather and Warfare dramatically retraces the meteorological forces during battlefield engagements that doomed or saved civilizations. In 1588 more than half of the Spanish Armada, on its way around northern Britain, was destroyed by storms in retreat back to Spain. Napoleon's attack on Russia was stopped cold by winter weather, as was Hitler's siege of Leningrad. In WWI, it was all quiet on the western front during mud season. The miracle at Dunkirk took place under cover of heavy fog, the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor was launched under cover of Pacific storms and the D-day invasion of Normandy was launched based on the most critical weather forecast in history. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Derek Perkins. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/009225/bk_acx0_009225_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

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That Furious Struggle: Chancellorsville and the...
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It has been called Robert E. Lee's supreme moment: riding into the Chancellorsville clearing...the mansion itself aflame in the background...his gunpowder-smeared soldiers crowding around him, hats off, cheering wildly.After one of the most audacious gambits of the war, Lee and his men had defeated a foe more than two and half times their size. The Federal commander, "Fighting Joe" Hooker, had boasted days earlier that his plans were perfect - yet his army had crumbled, and Hooker himself had literally been knocked senseless.History would remember the battle of Chancellorsville as "Lee's Greatest Victory."But Confederate fortunes had reached their high tide. Never again would fortune favor Lee the way it did at Chancellorsville - even though the war continued another two years.That Furious Struggle: Chancellorsville and the High Tide of the Confederacy recounts the story of the Army of Northern Virginia's last offensive battlefield victory - a tale of triumph and tragedy that includes that second-bloodiest day of the Civil War; the mortal wounding of one of Confederacy's greatest icons, Stonewall Jackson; and the bold leadership of the man known as "audacity itself."Told in the highly readable style that has become the hallmark of the Emerging Civil War Series, That Furious Struggle contains more than 150 modern and historical photos, outstanding maps, and an insider's perspective of the battlefield as told by historians who intimately know the ground and the battle. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Bob Neufeld. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/150503/bk_acx0_150503_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

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Queen Elizabeth I: A Life from Beginning to End...
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There are many versions of Queen Elizabeth I of England; the beautiful young Tudor Queen courted by all the princes of Europe; a fearless virgin warrior in white velvet, rousing her troops on the battlefield; an irascible old woman in a powdered wig, surrounded by fawning young men. A formidable woman, Elizabeth I ruled alone at a time when Europe was a hotbed of conflict, dominated by empire-seeking Kings with opposing religious beliefs. Inside you will hear about.... Early Years Becoming Queen of England The Matter of Succession Mary Queen of Scots The Last Suitor Trouble in England Mary's Execution The Essex Affair And much more! A shrewd politician, Elizabeth manipulated these Kings using any means necessary, including her own hand in marriage, to transform what had been a small, relatively impoverished half-island nation into one of the greatest powers in the world. "Queen of the Seas", "The Virgin Queen", "Gloriana" and "Good Old Bess", Queen Elizabeth I inspired a cult following during her lifetime that endures to this day. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Barry Shannon. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/110193/bk_acx0_110193_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

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Lost Behind Enemy Lines: A Vietnam Veteran's Tr...
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Almost all of us know someone who had been deployed to Vietnam. But most of the veterans don't want to talk about their Vietnam experiences. So, for me, this is the first realistic, packed-with-details account of what daily life was like in Vietnam that I've ever heard. You will enjoy Lost Behind Enemy Lines: A Vietnam Veteran's True Story of Survival and the Revelation of Physical and Spiritual Warfare, a firsthand description of the reality of being in the "infantry boots on the ground" of Danny Clifford, a US Army Ranger Team Leader in Vietnam, on a mission behind enemy lines. Danny Clifford's account of despair turning to hope and ending in a miraculous rescue from a large enemy force in Vietnam will be seen as a parallel to what a Christian experiences when their life is changed and saved by an act of God. In the second half of the book, Clifford paints an explicit picture of the parallels between Earthly military combat and the spiritual battle for their soul that human beings endure every single day of their lives. It's not difficult to imagine Clifford's Ranger Team's extraction by helicopter, with the rescued soldiers hanging on to a rope ladder for dear life far, far above the ground, as the battlefield equivalent of The Rapture - not to mention the vision of Jacob's Ladder. 1. Language: English. Narrator: David Swilley. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/056408/bk_acx0_056408_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

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Machines of Loving Grace
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As robots are increasingly integrated into modern society-on the battlefield and the road, in business, education, and health-Pulitzer-Prize-winning New York Times science writer John Markoff searches for an answer to one of the most important questions of our age: will these machines help us, or will they replace us? In the past decade alone, Google introduced us to driverless cars, Apple debuted a personal assistant that we keep in our pockets, and an Internet of Things connected the smaller tasks of everyday life to the farthest reaches of the internet. There is little doubt that robots are now an integral part of society, and cheap sensors and powerful computers will ensure that, in the coming years, these robots will soon act on their own. This new era offers the promise of immense computing power, but it also reframes a question first raised more than half a century ago, at the birth of the intelligent machine: Will we control these systems, or will they control us? In Machines of Loving Grace, New York Times reporter John Markoff, the first reporter to cover the World Wide Web, offers a sweeping history of the complicated and evolving relationship between humans and computers. Over the recent years, the pace of technological change has accelerated dramatically, reintroducing this difficult ethical quandary with newer and far weightier consequences. As Markoff chronicles the history of automation, from the birth of the artificial intelligence and intelligence augmentation communities in the 1950s, to the modern day brain trusts at Google and Apple in Silicon Valley, and on to the expanding tech corridor between Boston and New York, he traces the different ways developers have addressed this fundamental problem and urges them to carefully consider the consequences of their work. We are on the verge of a technological revolution, Markoff argues, and robots will profoundly transform the way our lives are organized. Developers must now draw a bright line between what is human and what is machine, or risk upsetting the delicate balance between them.

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Machines of Loving Grace
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As robots are increasingly integrated into modern society-on the battlefield and the road, in business, education, and health-Pulitzer-Prize-winning New York Times science writer John Markoff searches for an answer to one of the most important questions of our age: will these machines help us, or will they replace us? In the past decade alone, Google introduced us to driverless cars, Apple debuted a personal assistant that we keep in our pockets, and an Internet of Things connected the smaller tasks of everyday life to the farthest reaches of the internet. There is little doubt that robots are now an integral part of society, and cheap sensors and powerful computers will ensure that, in the coming years, these robots will soon act on their own. This new era offers the promise of immense computing power, but it also reframes a question first raised more than half a century ago, at the birth of the intelligent machine: Will we control these systems, or will they control us? In Machines of Loving Grace, New York Times reporter John Markoff, the first reporter to cover the World Wide Web, offers a sweeping history of the complicated and evolving relationship between humans and computers. Over the recent years, the pace of technological change has accelerated dramatically, reintroducing this difficult ethical quandary with newer and far weightier consequences. As Markoff chronicles the history of automation, from the birth of the artificial intelligence and intelligence augmentation communities in the 1950s, to the modern day brain trusts at Google and Apple in Silicon Valley, and on to the expanding tech corridor between Boston and New York, he traces the different ways developers have addressed this fundamental problem and urges them to carefully consider the consequences of their work. We are on the verge of a technological revolution, Markoff argues, and robots will profoundly transform the way our lives are organized. Developers must now draw a bright line between what is human and what is machine, or risk upsetting the delicate balance between them.

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Chosen by the Alien , Hörbuch, Digital, 1, 291min
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Atlas has long watched his friends and fellow warriors find their mates. He's heard all about how it's supposedly the most magical thing that can happen, how you feel complete and happy and whole, and he's tried not to be bitter over the fact that he still hasn't found his mate. It hasn't been for lack of trying, either. With his skill on the battlefield, he's highly sought after by the females of his kind and other kinds as well, but there has never been that spark. When he's chosen to accompany the princess of their people to Earth, he thinks nothing of it. It'll be a good distraction from things that aren't going the way he wants them to, if anything. Certainly he doesn't anticipate any kind of foul plot afoot with consequences that reach far beyond their own kind. He definitely doesn't expect to meet Katlyn Pierce, bartender by night, student by day, with her sharp eyes and sharper tongue. By the end of his escort duty, Atlas is honestly not sure which is more surprising: that he's fighting his own people to save a planet he barely understands or that he's fairly sure he's found the other half of his soul. But the princess isn't above exploiting his newfound connection, and Atlas just might find himself fighting to save his mate as well as the rest of the world. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Rita Rush. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/063509/bk_acx0_063509_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

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London Prep: Book Two , Hörbuch, Digital, 1, 75...
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New exchange student Mallory is causing quite the stir at London Prep - specifically with best friends Harry and Noah. Their fast friendship makes way for a tricky love triangle in this entertaining tale of high school drama!  London Prep - where the boys are as cute as their accents. “Hi. I know everything about this school. And for your information, Harry and Noah happen to be my best mates. That’s why I took it upon myself to sit next to you and introduce myself. I saw the way Harry was wrapped around you and the way Noah looked like he wanted to murder you. You’ve already gotten my boys twisted up, plus half the girls in History, so I had to see what the fuss was all about. You’re the new girl and bound to cause drama, so I figured it’s my civic duty to help guide you through the hostile and hormonal battlefield that is Kensington School.”  This is how a really cute guy introduced himself to me on the first day of my three-week student exchange in London. And if you couldn’t already tell, I think Harry is adorable. His blue eyes and charming wit instantly won me over. Right after his lips did. Noah, on the other hand, is tall, dark, intense and spends way too much time in the shower. I know this because I have to live with him.  My name is Mallory James and my life just got a whole lot more complicated. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Moriah Martel. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/202437/bk_acx0_202437_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

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