Ein Mysterium, das die Welt verändern könnte. Der Tempelritter Thomas Lermond hat die Vernichtung seines Ordens überlebt und hütet seitdem mit sieben Vertrauten ein Geheimnis, das um keinen Preis in die falschen Hände geraten darf. Im Jahr 1314 jedoch ist ihr Vermächtnis in Gefahr, und Lermond schickt eilig Boten aus, um die mittlerweile über halb Europa verstreuten Templer zusammenzurufen. Deren Reise nach Berlin wird schnell zu einem Alptraum. Ein Gesandter der Inquisition folgt ihrer Spur, besessen davon, die letzten Templer zur Strecke zu bringen.
Malta 1565 - die Insel Malta wird von den Türken belagert. Nur ein Mann, so scheint es, kann den Christen noch helfen: Der Deutsche Mattias Tannhäuser wurde als Zwölfjähriger von den Türken entführt und ist bei ihnen aufgewachsen. Er kennt ihre Kultur und ihre Waffen. Um ihn auf die Insel zu locken, schickt der Großmeister des Malteser Ordens die schöne Contessa Clara nach Sizilien, wo Tannhäuser mit einem jüdischen Freund erfolgreich Handel treibt.
Was ist real? Jorina Rewerts möchte sich ihren Lebenstraum erfüllen, doch beim Besuch im Kinderwunschzentrum geschieht das Unfassbare. Gleichzeitig wird auf einem Containerplatz in Aurich die Leiche der jungen Bente Bleeker gefunden. Die Spuren weisen auf eine Überdosis K.-o.-Tropfen als Todesursache hin und der Täter scheint jemand zu sein, der in der Clubszene Ostfrieslands unterwegs ist, um junge Frauen zu vergewaltigen. Dirks und Breithammer müssen ihn finden, bevor es weitere Opfer gibt. Oder ist der Täter jemand, der Bente näher kannte und etwas ganz anderes im Sinn hatte? Während ein Strudel albtraumhafter Ereignisse Jorina nach unten reißt, wird der Fall um Bente immer rätselhafter und auch die Kommissare beginnen an der Wirklichkeit zu zweifeln.
Benedict Cumberbatch Reads Sherlock Holmes' Rediscovered Railway Stories
Four Original Short Stories
Spieldauer: 2 Std. und 4 Min.
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Benedict Cumberbatch reads these four new Sherlock Holmes stories by John Taylor: 'An Inscrutable Masquerade', 'The Conundrum of Coach 13', 'The Trinity Vicarage Larceny' and 'The 10.59 Assassin'. Inspired by Arthur Conan Doyle's original Sherlock Holmes stories, John Taylor has written four more mysteries featuring the world's greatest detective. Read by acclaimed actor Benedict Cumberbatch, these new adventures share all the suspense of the original tales.
Jack Reacher hits the pavement and sticks out his thumb. He plans to follow the sun on an epic trip across America, from Maine to California. He doesn't get far. On a country road deep in the New England woods, he sees a sign to a place he has never been: the town where his father was born. He thinks, What's one extra day? He takes the detour.
Yvonne Greitzke, Reent Reins, Michael Pan, und andere
Spieldauer: 1 Std. und 16 Min.
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Auf der Höhe der Orkney-Inseln ist es in den vergangenen Wochen zu seltsamen Ereignissen gekommen. Gleich mehrere Schiffe der britischen Flotte sind spurlos verschwunden. Einem Überlebenden gelingt es, sich nach London durchzuschlagen. Er berichtet Mycroft Holmes haarsträubende Dinge. Holmes setzt Irene Adler auf diesen Fall an. Doch der Gegner ist wachsam. Bereits vor der Überfahrt zu den Orkneys erhält Irene Adler in einem Gasthaus eine unheimliche Warnung. Sie schlägt sie in den Wind und muss wenig später bereits um ihr Leben fürchten.
Robert Langdon, Harvard professor of symbology and religious iconology, arrives at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao to attend the unveiling of an astonishing scientific breakthrough. The evening’s host is billionaire Edmond Kirsch, a futurist whose dazzling high-tech inventions and audacious predictions have made him a controversial figure around the world. But Langdon and several hundred guests are left reeling when the meticulously orchestrated evening is suddenly blown apart.
Reacher takes a stroll through a small Wisconsin town and sees a class ring in a pawn shop window: West Point 2005. A tough year to graduate: Iraq, then Afghanistan. The ring is tiny, for a woman, and it has her initials engraved on the inside. Reacher wonders what unlucky circumstance made her give up something she earned over four hard years. He decides to find out. And find the woman. And return her ring. Why not?
Reacher is on a Greyhound bus, minding his own business, with no particular place to go and all the time in the world to get there. Then, he steps off the bus to help an old man who is obviously just a victim waiting to happen. But you know what they say about good deeds. Now, Reacher wants to make it right. An elderly couple have made a few well-meaning mistakes, and now they owe big money to some very bad people. One brazen move leads to another, and suddenly Reacher finds himself a wanted man in the middle of a brutal turf war between rival Ukrainian and Albanian gangs.
The runaway international number one best seller that launched Tom Clancy's spectacular career and introduced his acclaimed hero, Jack Ryan, in the ultimate submarine adventure - now reissued with a new cover. Silently, beneath the chill Atlantic waters, Russia's ultrasecret missile submarine, the Red October, is heading west. The Americans want her. The Russians want her back. With all-out war only seconds away, the superpowers race across the ocean on the most desperate mission of a lifetime.
CIA agent Mitch Rapp battles global terrorism in a high-octane follow-up to the best seller Separation of Power. When a platoon of Navy SEALs, sent on a top secret mission to save an American family kidnapped by Islamic terrorists, is caught in a deadly ambush, Rapp must find out who told the enemy. But a greater threat still lurks. An assassin working closely with the highest powers in the Middle East is bent on igniting war.
When successful journalist Marshall McEwan discovers that his father is terminally ill, he returns to his childhood home in Bienville, Mississippi - a place he vowed to leave behind forever. His family’s newspaper is failing; and Jet Turner, the love of his youth, has married into the family of Max Matheson, one of the powerful patriarchs who rule the town through the exclusive Poker Club. Bienville is on the brink of economic salvation, in the form of a billion-dollar Chinese paper mill.
'Somebody's going to be murdered at the ball tonight. It won't appear to be a murder, and so the murderer won't be caught. Rectify that injustice and I'll show you the way out.' It is meant to be a celebration, but it ends in tragedy. As fireworks explode overhead, Evelyn Hardcastle, the young and beautiful daughter of the house, is killed. But Evelyn will not die just once. Until Aiden - one of the guests summoned to Blackheath for the party - can solve her murder, the day will repeat itself over and over again.
The #1 Bestseller. Ben Hope lives on the edge. A former élite member of the SAS, Ben is tortured by a tragedy from his past and now devotes his life to finding kidnapped children. When Ben is recruited to locate an ancient manuscript which could save a dying child, he embarks on the deadliest quest of his life. The document is alleged to contain the formula for the elixir of life, discovered by the brilliant alchemist Fulcanelli decades before.
Meet John Milton. He considers himself an artisan. A craftsman. His trade is murder. Milton is the man the government sends after you when everything else has failed. Ruthless. Brilliant. Anonymous. Lethal. You wouldn't pick him out of a crowd but you wouldn't want to be on his list. But now, after ten years, he's had enough - there's blood on his hands and he wants out. Trouble is, this job is not one you can just walk away from. He goes on the run, seeking atonement for his sins by helping the people he meets along the way.
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A naked woman is perched on the edge of Clifton Suspension Bridge weeping into a mobile phone. Clinical psychologist Joseph O'Loughlin is only feet away, desperately trying to talk her down. She whispers, 'you don't understand,' and jumps. Later, Joe has a visitor - the woman's teenage daughter, a runaway from boarding school. She refuses to believe that her mother would have jumped off the bridge - not only would she not commit suicide, she is terrified of heights.
The murder of a team of UN scientists while investigating mysterious deaths in El Salvador. A deadly collision in the waterways off Detroit. An attack from tomb raiders on an archaeological site along the Nile. Is there a link between these violent events? The answer may lie with the tale of an Egyptian princess forced to flee the armies of her father 3,000 years ago. From the desert sands of Egypt to the rocky isles of Ireland to the deepwater lochs of Scotland, only Dirk Pitt can unravel the secrets of an ancient enigma that could change the very future of mankind.
Happily settled in Florida, Sonja believes she’s escaped the trap set by unscrupulous drug lords. But when her son, Tomas, is taken, she’s back to square one...and Iceland. Her lover, Agla, is awaiting sentencing for financial misconduct after the banking crash, and Sonja refuses to see her. And that’s not all...Agla owes money to some extremely powerful men, and they’ll stop at nothing to get it back. With her former nemesis, customs officer Bragi, on her side, Sonja puts her own plan into motion to bring down the drug barons and her scheming ex-husband and get Tomas back.
David Sarac is a police officer who has done something unforgiveable. But how can he atone for his crimes when he can't remember the victims? When David Sarac wakes up from a car crash in Stockholm, all he knows is that he is a police officer, he has done something unforgiveable, and he needs to protect his informant, Janus. Natalie Aden is recruited to investigate Sarac. She becomes his confidante - the only person he trusts to help him piece the clues together.
Art restorer and sometime spy Gabriel Allon is sent to Vienna to authenticate a painting, but the real object of his search becomes something else entirely: to find out the truth about the photograph that has turned his world upside down. It is the face of the unnamed man who brutalized his mother in the last days of World War II, during the Death March from Auschwitz. But is it really the same one? If so, who is he? How did he escape punishment? Where is he now?