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The Portable MBA
Kenneth M. Eades, Timothy M. Laseter, Ian Skurnik, and others
Length: 18 hrs and 35 mins
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A totally revised, new edition of the best-selling guide to business school basics.
The best-selling book that invented the "MBA in a book" category, The Portable MBA, Fifth Edition, is a reliable and information-packed guide to the business school curriculum and experience. For years, professionals who need MBA-level information and insight - but don't need the hassle of business school - have turned to the Portable MBA series for the very best, most up-to-date coverage of the business basics.
Robert Garcia was an unremarkable man, tapped out of a promising military career to become a death squad assassin for the CIA. Retirement was not in the cards for Robert, so he disappeared instead. After he comes out of the cold to answer the call to aid a fellow soldier facing a bum rap, he is thrust back into the spotlight when he is in the wrong place at the wrong time and kills a terrorist, thereby saving dozens of lives.
Lawyer Brent Marks takes a Freedom of Information Act case for a journalist accused of espionage, and finds himself the target of a federal investigation that strains his relationship with his fiancée, who happens to also be an FBI Agent. Now in the role of the client instead of the attorney, can Brent find justice and come out on the other side of the case with his own liberty intact? Where privacy and government collide, Brent must find a way to win the case, and, at the same time, prove his innocence and save himself.
The continuation of the unforgettable story of an unlikely "anti-hero," Robert Garcia, a dangerous and unfeeling assassin of jihadist terrorists, exalted by social media as "Paladine", a living paladin whose mission is to rid the earth of evil for the betterment of mankind. In this installment of the series, Paladine crosses paths with a Russian assassin, which puts him in the middle of the controversial new cold war between the United States and Russia.
During his fourth tour in Iraq, Retired Captain Ryan Bennington, like many soldiers of his time, was fighting a faceless enemy. A split-second decision could mean the difference between killing an innocent civilian or losing an entire platoon to a suicide bomber. Ryan survives the war and comes home to conquer PTSD and chronic employment, only to be arrested for following the orders of his commander.
The crash of the stock market has created a rippling effect of disastrous proportions. Banks have failed, and people are rioting in the streets of the cities, which are on fire. Rolling blackouts have given way to entire system failures. University of Chicago Economics Professor Harry Mason, advisor to U.S. presidents and the Treasury Department, has gathered his dream team of "whiz kids," the brightest and the best graduate students in economics, for a special laboratory class. Their mission: Save the world.
Lawyer Brent Marks advocates for a gay couple's marriage. After victory, the couple is found in their home brutally murdered, serial killer style. Can Brent bring himself to defend the only suspect in the case? Where ethics and tolerance collide, Brent must solve the murders to form a viable defense.
William Thomas grew up with a distrust of contact with the police. However, he worked hard and made a name for himself as a successful lawyer. After leaving a ball game with friends, Thomas is assaulted by police, and one of the officers is killed. Accused of murder, William calls his colleague, lawyer Brent Marks, to defend him. Can Brent convince the jury that the police have crossed the line between keeping order and police brutality?
A mob of anonymous cyber stalkers torments lawyer Brent Marks with defamatory posts on the Internet in this latest installment of the legal thriller series. When Marks sues to enjoin their libelous publication, the stalkers hide behind the immunity of the Communications Decency Act. Then a mysterious anonymous killer for hire arrives, and Brent finds himself on the wrong side of the law.
When a naturalized American citizen turns up missing in Iraq, Brent Marks fights the Goliath US Government's Patriot Act with its own constitution. Santa Barbara accountant Ahmed Khury responds to the plea of his brother, Sabeen, a suspected money launderer in Iraq. Before Ahmed realizes what has happened to him, he is sent to Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp as a suspected terrorist and is subjected to torture to extract information he doesn't have.
Be held hostage to the fast action and intrigue in this controversial thriller of modern-day espionage. Ukraine is perched at the beginning of a bloody civil war. Involuntary spy Seth Rogan finds himself back in Russia when his Russian secret agent girlfriend disappears while on an undercover assignment in Ukraine amidst the political upheaval and unrest. What does his former employer, the giant chemical company and GMO seed king Germinat, stand to benefit from the war?
The president of the Orange Grove Homeowners Association is murdered, and there are plenty of suspects - in fact everyone, who lives in Orange Grove. Brent Marks thinks he is dealing with a routine foreclosure defense until his client is implicated in the crime and calls upon Brent to defend her. To make matters worse, another client's destiny is about to cross their path. At the crossroads of morality and ethics, the courtroom drama explodes, while the action outside the courtroom spirals out of control.
Seth Rogan was a shitty spy. Actually, he wasn't a spy at all. Just a guy trying to do the right thing. As a biologist for the largest biotech company in the world, he had a great job, and thoroughly enjoyed all the perks. But when asked to do some tests on the company's genetically engineered (GMO) foods, he became entangled in a trail of corruption, fraud and conspiracy that he wanted no part of, but could not escape from.
Can too big to fail get away with murder? Read the compelling legal novel by the best-selling author of An Involuntary Spy. Brent Marks had paid his dues as a lawyer, having taken his share of divorces and drunk driving cases over his 20 year career, but had finally reached a place in his life where he could take on cases of social importance. What he least expected was for April Marsh's predatory lending case against the big banks for wrongful foreclosure on her parent's home to turn into a murder investigation.