gesprochen von "K. C. Kelly" in Literatur & Belletristik
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Spieldauer: 3 Std. und 37 Min.
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As the son of a wealthy man, Enitan Javed has spent his life frivolously - drinking, fighting, and making love. But after his father dies, Enitan is unjustly accused of murdering him and is given the harshest sentence possible. Judged irredeemable, he is banished to the Downs. As even young children know, nothing lives in the Downs except demons who delight in torturing the condemned. Brutalized by the men who transport him to his fate, Enitan has nothing left but his thirst for vengeance.
Three years undercover with one of the worst gangs in the country left FBI agent Joshua Chastain shattered. Battling nightmares and addiction, he leaves the concrete jungle for New Mexico horse country, hoping to start over on his uncle's ranch. Foreman Eli Kelly spends his life rehabilitating abused animals, and Joshua is just another lost soul. But as Joshua slowly begins to put his life back together, Eli realizes that Joshua is a lot more than his newest project. Joshua's plan seems to work - maybe a fresh start was just what he needed.
How can you be 25 and not know you're gay? Billy Ballew runs from that question. A high school dropout, barely able to read until he taught himself, Billy's life is driven by his need to help support his parents as a construction worker, put his sisters through college, coach his Little League team, and not think about being a three-time loser in the engagement department. Then, in preparation for his sister's big wedding, Billy meets Shaz - alias Chase Phillips - a rising-star celebrity stylist who defines the word gay.
By twenty-four, Carter Stevenson has stuttered and ticced his way to debilitating shyness. Although his friends accuse him of letting his Tourette's dictate his life, Carter moves from Los Angeles to a quiet California town. He'll keep his head down and avoid people. He doesn't anticipate his new neighbor, Ethan Hart, crashing into his solitude and forcing him to get out and live.
Rand McIntyre settles for good enough. He loves his small California ranch, raising horses, and teaching riding to the kids he adores - but having kids of his own and someone to love means coming out, and that would jeopardize everything he's built. Then, despite his terror of flying, he goes on a holiday to Hana, Hawaii, with his parents and meets the dark and mysterious Kai Kealoha, a genuine Hawaiian cowboy.
For once, Jim is determined to make someone proud. Then Jim goes in for a physical for his new job, and his yaoi dream comes to life in the form of cardiologist Ken Tanaka. Jim discovers he has two heart problems - a wonky mitral valve and a serious attraction to his doctor. But Ken is a major player, and Jim might be just a notch on the doc's stethoscope. To Ken, Jim is unforgettable - but the living embodiment of his traditional family's worst nightmares.
Derek Sawyer thinks he has it all - a high-salaried position, a boyfriend, a dog, even a new cabin on the lake - until a business trip with his manager and best friend, Victor, shatters his world. One night of drunken horsing around in their hotel room leads to the most intensely personal violation Derek has ever endured. As if the humiliation of working under his attacker every day isn't enough, Victor reports Derek for sexual harassment. Now he's without a job, without a boyfriend, and the mortgage on the cabin is due.
When Nicky Hauser walks in on his restaurant-owner boyfriend having sex with a waiter, Nicky loses his lover, his job, and his home all in one night. Although he’s nearly thirty, he’s never settled on a true career, and he has nothing to show for his years with Tom. Depressed and unable to find work, Nicky ends up couch-surfing with friends until he lands a house-sitting gig for a wealthy family.When Nicky’s clients discover that he loves to clean, demand for his services skyrockets.
Any Means Necessary #1 and Oath of Office #2: A Luke Stone Thriller
Spieldauer: 17 Std. und 7 Min.
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In Any Means Necessary, nuclear waste is stolen by jihadists in the middle of the night from an unguarded New York City hospital. The police, in a frantic race against time, call in the FBI. Luke Stone, head of an elite, secretive, department within the FBI, is the only man they can turn to. Luke realizes right away that the terrorists’ aim is to create a dirty bomb, that they seek a high-value target, and that they will hit it within 48 hours. A cat and mouse chase follows, pitting the world’s most savvy government agents versus its most sophisticated terrorists. As Agent Stone peels back layer after layer, he soon realizes he is up against a vast conspiracy, and that the target is even more high value than he could have imagined—leading all the way to the President of the United States. In Oath of Office, a biological agent is stolen from a biocontainment lab. Weaponized, it could kill millions, and a desperate national hunt ensues to catch the terrorists before it is too late. Luke Stone, head of an elite FBI department, with his own family still in jeopardy, has vowed to walk away—but when the new President, barely sworn in, calls him, he can’t turn his back on her.
I'm Evan Goodman, budding actor, future star, college freshman. Oh, and let's not forget - recently dumped. If only my family wasn't expecting to meet my new boyfriend over the holiday break. Enter JD Laurens - a sweet and quiet science major who mostly keeps to himself.
William Lyon's past forced him to become someone he isn't. Conflicted and unable to maintain the charade, he separates from his wife and takes a job as caretaker at a former mental hospital. Jelley's Valley State Insane Asylum was the largest mental hospital in California for well over a century, but it now stands empty. William thinks the decrepit institution is the perfect place to finish his dissertation and wait for his divorce to become final. In town, William meets Colby Anderson, who minds the local store and post office.
Josh Mundy and Vern Ernesto's summers are anything but boring, and this summer is no exception. Vern has a secret that he won't share...even with Josh, who finds himself in the clutches of one of the largest crime rings in the United States. Through what appears to be blind luck, the friends unite to fight off drug lords, kidnappers, and murderers in a harrowing tale that misses no opportunity to keep your heart pounding. Once again, undying loyalty, quick thinking, fearlessness, courage, self-sacrifice, and just a little more than a sense of adventure rule their summer.
Paul Brentwood survived the war against terror, but another waited for him at home. Readapting became an every day challenge. He and his wife, Lindsey survived the housing market collapse, but then Paul was fighting for his life in another way. Lindsey was determined to help him fight all the way through...no matter what. Finally, daylight breaks and Paul fights his way back to life in a contest titled, The Pushup King.
In an uncertain world, Hugh Taylor does his best to provide for and protect his family. A recent move has put them on a little uncertain footing, and as they try to settle into their new home and take a day with their kids Hugh and Mary - they will be tested like never before! A fun-filled day is shattered with the sounds of terror. How will Hugh react?
Vince Santini considers himself the last man standing. Being the only unmarried brother is a badge of honor, until the woman who had always been in his heart returns. Acting on his attraction hadn't been an option, seeing that she was his best friend's girl, but now she is single and free for him to pursue.
Don and Bridget's marriage has become mundane and predictable. Bridget confesses to having lesbian fantasies. To spice up the marriage, Don encourages Bridget to explore these fantasies. Bridget feels a strong attraction to Sian, a female trainer at the gym. Bridget's lesbian fantasy quickly becomes a reality, but there's not enough room for three people in a marriage. Something's got to give....
The youngest of the Santinis, Gee has always been the biggest flirt. He usually has no problem charming women. That is until he spies Kianna Jones across the room. For once in his life, he is unable to charm her into a date.
Marco is the quiet one of the four brothers which works well for his career as a Navy Seal. Living in Hawaii is a dream come true, his only problem is the infatuation he has for his landlady. He's not sure he wants to act on his attraction until his brothers push Marco's temper with a little harmless flirting. Alana Kailikea is a woman who understands loss. Her entire family was killed when she was only 18, leaving her an heiress. A bad experience with gold digger has left her wary of men - especially gorgeous men like Marco.
Larry Kincaid isn't ready to be a parent, but when his sister dies in an accident, he takes his nephew, Angus, into his home. The change throws Larry’s life into limbo until he meets Joshua Langdon. To Joshua, Larry is a lion: growly and strong, but too proud to ask for help. Joshua gets past his defenses and finds a place in Larry and Angus’ family, but Larry's pride gets in the way. Can they turn their holiday romance into a relationship that lasts into the New Year?
When a funeral calls his friend Martin away, sunbelt resident Chris is left alone in Martin's cabin in the dead of winter-and in a blizzard to boot. When the power goes out, Chris thinks he's going to freeze to death. Luckily, Horace drops in to check on him-and then runs out after a few kisses, leaving Chris upset and feeling used. Horace does come back with explanations, but is their time together keeping each other warm enough for them see they belong together?