New Arrivals - Audio Books
A librarian takes a trip to the convention of the Historical Romance Writers of the World, and when one of the attendees turns up dead and another is being threatened she becomes involved.
"Josh Hanagarne seems an improbable librarian. He stands 6'7", competes in strongman contests, and has Tourette's syndrome. This book illuminates the mysteries of this little-understood disorder as well as the very different worlds of strongmen and librarians. With humor and candor, Josh traces his journey to overcome his disability, navigate his wavering faith, spread the word about the wonder of books, and find love"--Container.
A U.S. military satellite crashes, and a search is conducted to recover its valuable cargo. But, the satellite turns up something chilling: an image of the eastern U.S. seaboard in ruin. Meanwhile, the Vatican receives a package from a vanished colleague. It contains a skull scrawled with Aramaic and a tome bound in human skin. The source of these items: Ghengis Khan, whose tomb allegedly hides vast treasure. Now, Sigma Force must solve a mystery that leads back to Christianity's roots.
As a college student he spent sixteen days in the Pacific Ocean with five guys and a crate of canned meat. As a father he took his kids on a world tour to eat ice cream with heads of state. He made friends in Uganda, and they liked him so much he became the Ugandan consul. He pursued his wife for three years before she agreed to date him. His grades weren't good enough to get into law school, so he sat on a bench outside the dean's office for seven days until they finally let him enroll. Bob Goff has become something of a legend, and his friends consider him the world's best-kept secret. Those same friends have long insisted he write a book, and he finally did. It's full of paradigm shifts, musings, and stories from one of the world's most delightfully engaging and winsome people. What fuels his impact? Love. But it's not the kind of love that stops at thoughts and feelings. Bob is convinced love takes action. Bob believes love does. When love does, life gets interesting. Each day turns into a hilarious, whimsical, meaningful chance to make faith simple and real.
Legendary "space statesman" Buzz Aldrin speaks out as a vital advocate for the continuing quest to push the boundaries of the universe as we know it. As a pioneering astronaut who set foot on the moon during mankind's first landing with Apollo 11--and an aerospace engineer who designed an orbital rendezvous technique critical to future planetary landings--Aldrin has a vision, and in Mission to Mars he plots out the path he proposes, one that will take humans to Mars by 2035.
As they travel by rail from Edinburgh to London, four strangers entertain one another with tales of how trains have changed their lives.
From an early age, Kate and her identical twin sister, Violet, knew that they were unlike everyone else. Kate and Vi were born with peculiar "senses"-- innate psychic abilities concerning future events and other people's secrets. Though Vi embraced her visions, Kate did her best to hide them.
A Chinese peasant overcomes the forces of nature and the frailties of human nature to become a wealthy landowner.
A newlywed couple steps into the sauna in their deluxe honeymoon suite, and never steps out again. FBI Agent John O'Hara is deep into solving the case, while Special Agent Sarah Brubaker is hunting another ingenious serial killer, whose victims all have one chilling thing in common.
Exploring the dark side of the theories put forth by such icons as Norman Vincent Peale and Eckhart Tolle by looking to both ancient philosophy and current business theory, Burkeman--a feature writer for British newspaper The Guardian--offers up the counterintuitive idea that only by embracing and examining failure and loss and unhappiness will we become free of it.
An activist attorney is killed in a cute little L.A. trolley called Angels Flight, far from Harry Bosch's Hollywood turf. But the case is so explosive, and the dead man's enemies inside the L.A.P.D. are so numerous, that it falls to Harry to solve it. Now the streets are superheating. Harry's year old Vegas marriage is unraveling. And the hunt for a killer is leading Harry to another high-profile L.A. murder case, one where every cop had a motive. The question is, did any have the guts?
Embarking on a shared family life, Harry, Emma, Sebastian, and Jessica find their happiness challenged by Emma's brother's engagement to a fortune-seeker, Sebastian's hedonist pursuits, and a grudge-bearing enemy from the past who would destroy their careers.
Spanning the years 1940 to 1965, Defender of the Realm picks up shortly after Winston Churchill became prime minister--when his tiny island nation stood alone against the overwhelming might of Nazi Germany. The Churchill portrayed by Manchester and Reid is a man of indomitable courage, lightning-fast intellect, and an irresistible will to action. This volume recounts how Churchill organized his nation's military response and defense, compelled President Roosevelt to support America's beleaguered cousins, and personified the "never surrender" ethos that helped the Allies win the war, while at the same time adapting himself and his country to the inevitable shift of world power from the British Empire to the United States.
"Helen and Rachel McCallister may be sisters, but they have little in common. Older sister Helen is both cutting and scheming. Rachel is lovely, innocent, and blind. When their parents suddenly pass away, Helen becomes the one that Rachel turns to. Helen decides to deceive her sister, making her believe that the world is a horrible place and that Rachel could never make it alone"--Container.
Defense attorney Dismas Hardy returns to defend a close friend against murder charges.
The residents at a facility for disabled young people in Chicago build trust and make friends in an effort to fight against their living conditions and mistreatment.
Targeted by a disabled former spy who wrongly believes she is blackmailing his sister, Beatrice Lockwood offers her assistance in tracking down the real culprit and eventually falls for the spy, only to find herself hunted by a mad scientist who would resurrect a dead lover.
Bond leaves for Japan to accomplish an impossible mission far removed from his usual duties.
Aimée Leduc is hired by a mysterious elderly Russian man to protect a valuable painting that is stolen before Aimée can start her work, a situation that is complicated by the client's murder and dangerous adversaries who also seek the painting.
Falling in love with Justice Garrett was a high point in Patience McGraw's adolescence. After he disappeared suddenly, she never forgot the him. Now, he's back in Fool's Gold, California, and she finds her passion for him is still strong. Justice Garrett was a young man when witness protection brought him to Fool's Gold. He never forgot its warmth and his sweet childhood friend. He is back to start a defense academy but his past has not made him an ideal husband. Patience and Justice think they will just have one night together, but they didn't count on falling in love.
What starts as a gruesome roadside killing turns into a murky fog of graft, political corruption, and land disputes...
The Crossfire series continues as Eva and Gideon face the demons of their pasts and accept the consequences of their obsessive desires.
Odd Thomas journeys through California and Nevada after a vision about the murders of three children, an effort throughout which he befriends a series of eccentric helpers who become allies in a battle against a sociopath and a network of killers.