New Arrivals - Downloadable Audio Books
After divorcing her physically abusive NFL superstar husband, photographer Liz Barwick accepts an assignment on an idyllic island and begins a romance while her ex-husband plots murderous revenge.
Victoria McQueen has an uncanny knack for finding things. When she rides her bicycle over the rickety old covered bridge in the woods near her house, she always emerges in the places she needs to be. Charles Talent Manx has a gift of his own. He likes to take children for rides in his 1938 Rolls-Royce Wraith with the vanity plate NOS4A2. Mile by mile, the journey across the highway of Charlie's twisted imagination transforms his precious passengers, leaving them as terrifying and unstoppable as their benefactor. And then comes the day when Vic goes looking for trouble--and finds her way, inevitably, to Charlie. That was a lifetime ago. Now, the only kid ever to escape Charlie's unmitigated evil is all grown up and desperate to forget. But Charlie Manx hasn't stopped thinking about the exceptional Victoria McQueen. On the road again, he won't slow down until he's taken his revenge. He's after something very special--something Vic can never replace. As a life-and-death battle of wills builds--her magic pitted against his--Vic McQueen prepares to destroy Charlie once and for all . . . or die trying.
Stand-up comedian Jim Gaffigan expresses the joys and horrors of life with five young children.
Three former CIA officers--among the world's foremost authorities on recognizing deceptive behavior--share their proven techniques for uncovering a lieImagine how different your life would be if you could tell whether someone was lying or telling you the truth...
These days more and more employers are using "competency-based" job interview questions to try to ensure that new hires' experience and abilities match the demands of the positions they're filling. Designed to elicit real-life career events demonstrating your knowledge, judgment, and skills, this new breed of interview question can trip up even the savviest job seekers.
An account of the decade-long conflict between humankind and hordes of the predatory undead is told from the perspective of dozens of survivors who describe in their own words the epic human battle for survival.
Each member of the South Orange River seventh-grade soccer team has qualities of excellence, but not on the soccer field.
Bestselling author and nationally-known job recruiter Tony Beshara developed a system in which he's directly and indirectly helped over 100,000 people find jobs. Here, Beshara will teach his audience how to fully prepare for any interview.
A year after becoming sheriff, Quinn Colson is faced with the release of an infamous murderer from prision. Jamey Dixon comes back to Jericho preaching redemption, and some believe him; but for the victim's family, the only thought is revenge. Another group who doesn't believe him--the men in prison from Dixon's last job, an armored car robbery. They're sure he's gone back to grab the hidden money, so they do the only thing they can: break out and head straight to Jericho themselves. Colson and his deputy, Lillie, know they've got their work cut out for them. But they don't count on one more unwelcome visitor: a tornado that causes havoc just as events come to a head. Communications are down, the roads are impassable--and the rule of law is just about to snap.
The author describes his return to America after two decades of living abroad and his disconcerting reunion with his homeland as he discusses motels, tax-return instructions, and hardware stores.
Jago introduces the basics of NLP and how the technique can be used to reprogram the subconscious mind. Following this step-by-step approach to prioritizing, negotiating, overcoming stress, and making decisions, anyone can learn to deal with real-life situations in new, more productive ways.
Based on 25+ years of successful experience helping individuals change their circumstances and reach higher levels of effectiveness, Beverly Flaxington offers a dynamic, easy-to-understand proven approach for getting from here to there. Useful for anyone who wants to make a shift to a better place, this process has been endorsed by successful self-help individuals from all areas.
"Have you ever been fired?" "What are your salary requirements?" "So, tell me a little about yourself." Even strong job candidates sometimes flounder and sputter when asked pointed questions in a personal interview. This guide identifies the all-time toughest interview questions--and provides proven responses that can turn a sweaty-palmed experience into a successful encounter.
Lina M. Echeverría delivers a straightforward guide for addressing that most difficult of leadership challenges: managing creativity to deliver true innovation. Idea agent offers seven proven principles for developing new ideas, unleashing employeesl passion and embracing productive conflict. Team leaders need to nurture intuition and grow talent, and Echeverría shows how.
Branson argues it's time organizations end their rabid devotion to profit and start doing good. Instead of wrecking the planet with pollution while creating an ever-poorer lower class, businesses have an opportunity to create a more prosperous world for everyone. Using step-by-step examples and instructions, Branson shows how this new world is possible.
As they travel by rail from Edinburgh to London, four strangers entertain one another with tales of how trains have changed their lives.
Ruby McGavin returns to Cardinal, California, with her brother Nash, hoping the fresh start will help him kick a debilitating drinking habit. And Ruby's not the only one with renewed hope, as saddlemaker Lucas McGavin redoubles his efforts to win her heart--even if Ruby is his brother's widow. Soon, all three learn that building a better future means first making peace with the past.
Two small children are playing a game called "Witch-Hunter". They place a curse on a young woman taking lunch in a church courtyard and wait for her to die. An hour later she is found dead inside the church. Bryant and May must investigate.
Looks at the Apollo 13 mission and the crisis faced by the three astronauts.
President Obama's former Green Jobs czar discusses his time in governemnt and sets forth his own manifesto for restoring the American Dream on behalf of all working Americans, with proposals for creating jobs and equal economic opportunity.
Describes the role played by the chimpanzee, Ham, in developing manned space flight in the U.S.
The new lunch lady at Ella Mentry School, Ms. LaGrange, writes secret messages in the mashed potatoes and tries her best to get A.J. and the other students to eat healthy foods.
Part adventure tale, part leadership guide, Leading at the Edge draws on the amazing voyage of Sir Ernest Shackleton's Antarctic expedition to present 10 timeless leadership lessons.
Vincent delivers proven, repeatable practices to help any business establish a genuine brand identity. Using case studies from established brand leaders such as American Express, Apple, Virgin, and others, Vincent shows how delivering on a central promise is the key to creating a lasting connection with customers.