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Con artist. Get-away driver. Thief. Delilah makes her own way in a crooked world. Desperate for money after a heist goes south, Delilah breaks into a rich man's home. But instead of cash and jewels, she discovers a severed head and a serial killer. When the killer threatens her chronically-ill daughter and her childhood sweetheart, Delilah must turn the hunter into the hunted in a dangerous game only one of them will survive.
For all secrets created, a tiny percentage is kept against any intrusion. The ultimate extractor of such secrets is the Questioner - a man who has trained himself to become empty, who uses that emptiness to listen fully, to sense what others need to hear, to respond in ways that lead them to reveal their most protected thoughts. Disdaining torture or coercion, he mines those secrets with nothing more than conversation. The secrets he learns can create or topple empires, win or destroy fortunes, lubricate the gears of the world...or grind them to a halt.
When former government assassin Jake Harrigan and former agent Sarah Schaumberg form their own security firm, their first assignment is in Israel, training new recruits for Mossad, the Israeli Counterintelligence Agency. Shortly after they arrive in Tel Aviv, a rapid series of catastrophic terrorist attacks take place against Israeli-owned targets both in the United States and Israel. With their American background, Jake and Sarah are quickly seconded to help the Mossad response team.
This is a summary and an analysis of the novel Dark Places. Dark Places is Gillian Flynn's 2009 best-selling novel. It is a crime thriller containing a peculiar protagonist and dreadful situations. Though some listeners may not appreciate the novel's dark perspective or the characters' unusual behaviors, others will enjoy the alternative viewpoints it depicts. Some will even be happy with the subversion of the rules of investigative writing, even as the novel somewhat does enough to fit those rules.
After 50 years of declining invitations to attend his high school reunions, Bill Wilder, a retired garage mechanic who lives in Huntington, West Virginia, reluctantly decides to attend an upcoming event, which is taking place in his hometown of Walker, West Virginia - a secluded coal mining town located in the Appalachian Mountains.
Gabriel has been living a double life for years: a killer for hire, and a loving father and husband. When the two worlds collide, he must do everything and anything he can to keep his family safe. There is no length that Gabriel will not go to keep them safe. When Gabriel tries to retire, Allah's hand finds out his real identity and marks him for death. Discover what happens in this epic, high-octane sequel.
What would you do if you woke up in a coffin, your only son was kidnapped, and the nanny that cared for him was dead? What if the person responsible called you and told you that you would have to break every oath you had taken as an officer of the law to get him back? You would go through hell and back; you would fight, steal, and torture if need be! Check out Buried: Broken Oaths and follow Detective Frank McPatrick and his well-intentioned friend, Earl, as they do everything in their power to get Jude back.
This serves as the first volume of a series covering the amazing 50 states. It looks at the facts about each state, its history, and interesting little tidbits of information about each. In this volume, Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Arizona, and California are covered.
Humorist Allison Erahl pulls no punches in her enjoyable rant about how much work sucks. She says all the things you have thought but probably never said out loud because you want to stay employed. Offering tips on how to avoid work while at work and how to deal with idiot bosses and coworkers, this guide is also practical as well.
For three hundred years, the Pax Imperium secured peace throughout the galaxy. Now the empire teeters on the brink of collapse. As war brews, the House of Athena expects Jonas to enlist. Unable to escape his gilded cage, the young prince accepts his fate. But when the factions come to blows, his secret affair with the daughter of a rival becomes a liability.
An Original Anthology Magazine, Special Edition, Volume 1
Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Dean Wesley Smith, Doug Allyn, and others
Dan Boice, Jerimy Colbert, Jane Kennedy
Length: 8 hrs and 11 mins
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Fiction River is an original fiction anthology series. Modeled on successful anthology series of the past, from Orbit to Universe to Pulphouse: The Hardback Magazine, the goal of Fiction River is to provide a forum for "original ground-breaking fiction of all genres". Each Fiction River volume will have electronic and trade paperback issues published by WMG Publishing, and will feature some of the best new and established fiction writers in publishing.
Kept secret from the American public, after the inept response of public emergency agencies to Hurricane Katrina in 2005, military contractor companies began quietly offering private emergency services. At a price only the wealthy can afford, these contracts function as a worldwide 911, offering personal rapid-response extraction from anywhere, at any time, in any situation. The Sunset Mist luxury liner has been overrun by terrorists off the coast of Florida. On board is billionaire Danforth Percy Sinclair, who makes one last desperate phone call....
Thomas fell in love with the Oregon Coast while filming his signature role as Anthony Short. Then his estranged daughter, Heather, died there, and Thomas fled. He's returned now, not to solve his daughter's murder, but to see if he can live with himself and his past. Only someone leaves mysterious notes, signed Your Daughter, and birds die on his porch. Strangers report a man in a cloak who looks just like Thomas, but the fans who follow him everywhere don't see anyone.
In this large collection, author Annie Bellet demonstrates her gift for the short form, offering listeners twenty short stories, novelettes, and novellas that are compelling, beautifully imagined, and entertaining. Till Human Voices Wake Us contains 20 stories ranging from hard science fiction to space opera, sword and sorcery to magical realism, some in print for the first time.
Three paranormal mystery short stories featuring Creole gentleman Remy Pigeon. Remy has a gift, or a curse. He touches objects and reads the past from them. Sometimes this lets him solve mysteries, but mostly it gets him neck deep in paranormal problems.
Creole gentleman Remy Pigeon has a gift - or a curse. He can touch objects and read the past from them. He prefers to stay away from trouble, but when an attractive red-head with a serious problem and a supernatural secret wanders into his house on a hot summer day, Remy knows that trouble has just found him.
Mirtis Tod is not well. Her friend, Chet, convinces her to see a doctor. Dr. Olum is very intrigued by her condition, so much so that he wants to keep her hospitalized against her will. Mirtis doesn't trust the medical staff and escapes. But physicians are not the only ones pursuing her. A dark, hooded figure stalks her as well. If you like your tales a bit on the strange side, you will enjoy this novelette.
Facing alien retaliation from orbit and a rapidly evolving nano-weapon that will transform Earth, humanity's last hope of survival resides with a pair of cybernetically-enhanced human collaborators who are more interested in looting than saving the world. Any way you look at it, humanity is doomed.
They say when you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves. For Patty Halbrook, two graves won't be near enough. Patty returns to the dysfunctional hometown she thought she had escaped. While she meant to leave forever, she never meant to abandon her twin sister to a twisted world of drugs and abuse. And when she's finished getting answers about her twin's suicide, home will never be the same.
Earth lies abandoned. When the Makers left for the stars, civilization descended into ruin. Asp, one of the last remaining sentient cities, fights against the ravages of time, but his resources are dwindling. When at last he swallows his pride and seeks the help of the primitive peoples that remain, he learns the true meaning of courage.