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A Luke Stone Thriller, Book 5
Spieldauer: 9 Std. und 24 Min.
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Knowing the election was stolen, President Hopkins needs 48 hours to prove it, and to stop the escalating war games with the Chinese. With no one left to turn to, she summons Luke Stone, the former head of an elite FBI para-military team. The stakes could not be higher as she commands him to save America from its greatest threat: its own president-elect. Yet as one shocking twist follows another, it may, even for Luke Stone, be too late.
A cyberattack on an obscure US dam leaves thousands dead and the government wondering who attacked it, and why. When they realize it is just the tip of the iceberg - and that the safety of all of America is at stake - the president has no choice but to call in Luke Stone.
Ara Costas has it all - riches, power, and the kind of beauty that attracts all the right people. He's flying high and loves his life, until a serious car accident leaves him horribly scarred. Ara becomes an angry recluse, hiding away in his Chicago high-rise apartment, running his multimillion-dollar business from behind a computer screen. Ilias Adams is a quiet farm boy who keeps his nose buried in books. A great education and stellar resume land him a job as Ara's assistant and liaison to the board of directors.
After the hard winter of 1888 ended Alby Boyle’s work as a Nebraska ranch hand, he returned to New York City in search of his long-lost family. His mother and brothers are nowhere to be found, however, and after Alby’s years of absence, Five Corners no longer feels like home. His prospects seem as dim as the nighttime alleys. When Alby pauses to admire an angel ornament in a department store window’s Christmas display, he meets Xeno Varnham-Summerfield. Wealthy, handsome, and enthusiastic, Xeno brings Alby some temporary cheer.
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.
A small arsenal of US nuclear weapons are stolen from a NATO base in Europe. The world scrambles to figure out who the culprits are and what their target is - and to stop them before they unleash hell on humanity. With only hours left before it is too late, the President has no choice but to call in Luke Stone, the former head of an elite FBI paramilitary team. Finally getting his life back in order, and with devastating news on his own family front, Luke does not want the job.
Logan Sellers' parole officer has issued three commandments: Stay sober, stay employed, and stay out of trouble. At first, Logan thought those three simple rules would be easy to follow. But that was before he accepted a side job assisting his boss' housebound agoraphobic nephew Caleb. Caleb is deceptively normal for a guy who hasn't left his apartment in three years, and his friendly, caring personality tugs on heartstrings Logan didn't know he had.
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.
All the money you will ever need is currently in the hands of your customers. This sounds so intuitive, almost to the point of cliché. But it is so true. As a salesperson, if you want a raise or even keep getting your current salary, you need to get the money for it from your customers. Your customers have more money than your current company. Think about that, and let it sink in.
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.
Jax is a bassett hound that loves to sniff things. He forgets about things when he's sniffing. One day, he wanders off from home, and before he knows it, it's dark and he's lost. But Jax has a hard time finding home again, and when he does, there is no home. Where did it go, where did his master's go? Now Jax is on his own and lost in the city. Then he meets a friend.
August Hayling went west following the discovery of gold in California. While most prospectors were hoping to strike it rich, August was more interested in a place big enough to let him get lost. Sitting alone in a saloon, he is approached by a peculiar man named Georgios Cappadocia, who offers August a fortune in gold if August will come along and help him fetch it. August soon learns that his strange new employer is engaged in some kind of ancient dispute. And when they arrive at their destination, both men will realize that not all treasures are golden - and sometimes destinies can be changed.
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?
Veteran police chief Eli Gallagher doesn't ask for much, but he does insist that his officers uphold the "serve" part of "serve and protect". Conscientious young Deputy Stan Leach takes Eli's moto to heart, maintaining a high standard of personal accountability. When Eli's long-distance boyfriend, Gilbert Nees, telephones from Philadelphia, Eli thinks he intends to further cement their relationship. Unfortunately, Gilbert's news is anything but good. But Eli doesn't have time to wallow, because a violent act results in murder in the small town of Morristown.
Stalking the party is the most successful serial killer the city has ever seen. He claims his victims in threes and has just begun his newest spree. Detective Linda Sikorsky comes to town to visit Kyle Callahan and his husband Danny Durban. It's her first Pride Parade and may well be her last. Harmless fun turns to terror in a frantic effort to stop the killer once the first body floats to the river's edge. This time it's personal, and this time one of them might not make it out alive.
Aspiring writer Brent Granger has good friends and a great job at an arts magazine in DC, but he's batting zero in the arena of love. Brent begins to get a clue why things aren't working with women from his strong attraction to his gorgeous, gay, and already attached boss, Graham Stoneford. When he sees a personal ad from a man that quotes his favorite poet, Brent decides to do something wild and answer.
Tanker is a defender, he's been trained by the army and when he lost his master there, he didn't stop defending. Now he takes care of the dogs in the neighborhood. He sees they have food, shelter and whatever they need. Thanks to Tanker there are a lot of happy dogs.
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.