FBI Profiler Special Agent Sean Kruger is called back to the FBI from his special task force when his long-time friend and current Deputy Director of the FBI, Alan Seltzer, is brutally murdered during his morning bike ride. As Kruger is thrown into the investigation, he quickly finds out Alan was not the first high-profile African American to die in a suspicious manner. Now with the loss of his friend and his pending retirement on his 57th birthday, Kruger must endure a dark trail as he rushes to find Alan's murderer before he is forced to leave the FBI.
Narrative of the Most Extraordinary and Distressing Shipwreck of the Whale-Ship Essex (Original News Stories of Whale Attacks & Cannibals)
Owen Chase, Thomas Nickerson
Paul J. McSorley
Spieldauer: 4 Std. und 52 Min.
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In one of the most spellbinding accounts of men who go down to the sea in ships, the modern listener is given a seat in the whale boat of Owen Chase as he and his fellow crew and their captain make way in three boats after the wreckage of the Whaleship Essex. The account of how the Essex was wrecked inspired the infamous book Moby Dick and countless movies, including In the Heart of the Sea.
When a body is found floating in the mangroves of Biscayne National Park, Special Agent Kurt Hunter has his first real case. He’s not looking for the spotlight or notoriety - he’s had both with disastrous results. But that seems unavoidable as the trail leads him to South Beach, and his introduction to the culture there is anything but comfortable. Follow Kurt through this new world as he unearths a crooked family's greed to solve the case.
Twisted by black magic and driven by soul-crushing loss, Lowin Fenly, a young scribe turned knight, struggles to hold on to his humanity as he battles to rescue that which he values most in the world. Along the way he will be forced to make friends of his enemies and enemies of his friends. He will grow from a boy no one has heard of into a man destined to leave the land forever changed, but how will he be remembered?
Having two of his fingers cut off at an early age hadn't done much to make Xandrith an agreeable fellow. Besides marking him as a pariah and having him shunned by even his own family, it had also hurt. A lot. Being stripped of a few of his fingers and cast out of the Order of Mages had left him bitter and angry, but if there was any consolation to be had it was that he was doing rather well in his new line of work. While perforating people for money might not have been the most noble of callings, it was quite lucrative.
Somebody wants Michael Wolfe, and his ex-Mossad girlfriend, Nadia Picard, dead. When an attempt to assassinate them in Barcelona, Spain goes awry, they manage to find their way back to Wolfe’s rustic property in remote southern Missouri unscathed. Not one to hide from a threat, Wolfe aggressively starts using his training and skills to find out who tried to eliminate them in Barcelona, but more importantly - why.
The Spark of Wrath continues the saga of the dysfunctional Cader family. Darrell, the youngest son of Billy Jay Cader, is coming of age and trying to accept his background of abuse. He's tired of explaining his past and attempts to kill his poppa with his preacher's shotgun. He'd merely wounded him, along with his own pride, and now, the reality of his poppa getting away with murdering his only brother and leaving them on their own sparks the embers of hate inside him.
The Nations United rule the future and use the force of committees to govern. Self is done away with. There is no self-determination, no self-expression, and no self-responsibility. Be average is the mantra of the day. Do only enough to not be noticed. Two populations centers run the length of both the east and the west coasts. The center of what was once the United States is mostly abandoned and referred to as the Zone. Undesirables and the forgotten are all that inhabit the Zone.
This stylish murder mystery could be called an edgy cozy or a private detective story, absent gratuitous violence. The one thing it isn’t is a predictable story of murder. One of the editors described it as a tongue-in-cheek slide into an unexpected conclusion.
When a caller claiming to have abducted 10-year-old Andrea Curren refuses to provide her father with "proof of life", Blake Curren turns the tables on the kidnappers. If the girl is not returned within 24 hours, Curren offers the amount demanded to anyone who can return his daughter safely or kill the people who have taken her.
When a string of not-so-accidental drownings in the parks attracts the attention of the FBI, Kurt is drawn into a quagmire of bureaucrats and politicians, each with their own agenda. Faced with the reality that the deaths are really murders - all with ties to Kurt - he is forced to make a decision: save his job...or his life.
Some murders are big, splashy, front-page stories. This isn’t one of them. Judge Snider’s Folly is an intimate story involving people who could live down your street. Judge Snider knew Carleen was a mistake. But some mistakes are too much fun to only make once. Fans of Michael Connelly, David Baldacci, and J.D. Roth will enjoy Judge Snider's Folly, another story in the popular Matt Kile Mystery series.
He is a ghost. A man who travels the globe selling his bomb-making skills to the highest bidder and one of the last holdouts from the Irish Troubles of the 1990s. Danny McCaffrey offers his talents to Iran that has developed a new bioweapon. Their long-term goal: to disrupt the governments of Western Europe, Israel, and the United States.
A rash of killings threatens “the way life should be” in Downeast Maine. The Downeast region of the Maine coast is known for its independent, hard-working people, its picturesque settings - and its seafood. But behind the thousand islands, the countless miles of coastline, and the postcard scenery, bad things are happening in Acadia National Park. Kendra Hale, fresh off a dangerous assignment in Miami, is brought in by the FBI’s Special Projects Group to assist area law enforcement in their investigation.
The gifting of Faberge eggs to wives and mothers began when the emperor of Russia gave gold Faberge eggs, crusted with jewels, to his empress and mother each year on Easter. Many were lost or destroyed during the Bolshevik Revolution, but others survived into modern-day and are valued in the tens of millions. One of the Faberges believed to be lost to history is recovered. Matt Kile finds himself surrounded by devious international criminals while trying to protect the safety of both the fabulous Faberge and its (apparent) rightful owner.
Miriam was running. Running from a mistake. No, more than a mistake. A sin. Ruben was hiding. Hiding from actions that had fatal consequences. Second to None, an injured and starved retired racehorse, was trying to survive. The three met in a small town in the middle of winter in Wyoming.
Billy Jay Cader came from an abusive past. Self-preservation forced him to run away at the age of 14. His daddy was full of demons and played a sadistic game in a lottery-type punishment with his boy. When Billy Jay ran from his daddy, he hoped to outrun those demons as well. As time passed, he realized he hadn't been able to flee fast enough to escape them. Now those mental monsters were tightly nestled within. He was the new vessel to carry his daddy's wrath.