Ex-soldier Lee Arnold and his Muslim assistant Mumtaz Hakim run a detective agency in London´s ethnically diverse, crime-ridden East End. Mumtaz is approached by an Egyptian woman, Salwa, whose husband is in Belmarsh on terrorism charges. Salwa convinces Mumtaz of her husband´s innocence and persuades her to go undercover to prove it. But Salwa is not what she seems. Trapped in an old tunnel that leads to the London docks, will Mumtaz escape with her life? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Paul Thornley. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/qpuk/000153/bk_qpuk_000153_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
It is London 2012 and Stratford in the East End is at the centre of the world. But next to the Olympic Park are some of the poorest and most crime-ridden streets in the city. PI Lee Arnold and his assistant, Mumtaz Hakim, run a detective agency in a community fraught with conflict and tension. Approached by a frightened woman, they start to investigate her stalker. But soon their enquiries turn in a far more sinister direction. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Paul Thornley. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/qpuk/000070/bk_qpuk_000070_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The epic and electrifying new thriller from the New York Times best-selling author of U.S.S. Seawolf and Nimitz Class An oil tanker mysteriously explodes in the Persian Gulf. Then a second...and a third. To the president´s national security adviser, Admiral Arnold Morgan, it is more than a tragic coincidence - it is a brazen act of aggression that must not stand. In partnership with Iran, the Chinese navy has mined the Strait of Hormuz, intending to hold the world´s oil supply hostage. Now 80 percent of America´s active sea power is being mobilized - including USS Shark, an aging nuclear submarine on its final tour of duty - to dismantle a deadly alliance between two powerful enemies. But something goes terribly wrong during a bold retaliatory SEAL assault on China´s Indian Ocean power plants - a disaster that spawns death, disbelief, rage...and rebellion. And with a volatile world on the brink of catastrophic conflict, the commanders of a nuclear boat in the twilight of glory must confront a nightmare as devastating as it is unthinkable: mutiny! 1. Language: English. Narrator: George Guidall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/harp/005477/bk_harp_005477_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Armed with stolen US military technology, the Chinese are producing a frightening new breed of weaponry, led by the ICBM submarine Xia III - a vessel that just might be able to launch a nuclear warhead across the Pacific Ocean and take out an American West Coast city. National security adviser Admiral Arnold Morgan can´t let that happen, and he dispatches the most stealthy hunter-killer submarine in the US fleet, the 9,000-ton ultrasecret Seawolf, deep into the dark, forbidden waters of the South China Sea. But then the unthinkable happens: Seawolf collides with a Chinese destroyer and falls into enemy hands. A team of cunning Navy SEALs - the biggest Special Forces assault group assembled since Vietnam - is sent in to free the captive Seawolf crew and bring them home. The American eagle confronts the Chinese dragon with the balance of world power on the line. Failure is not an option.... 1. Language: English. Narrator: George Guidall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/harp/005456/bk_harp_005456_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Our first book, Arnold: the Cute Little Pig with Personality, is about our pet pig named Arnold. He was full of personality and everyone loved him especially as he sang little ´´oink´´ songs. He had one major problem, he loved to eat and everyone loved to feed him. He learned that veggies and exercise was good for him, and that an occasional cookie was a real treat. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Lisa Reinicke. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/100594/bk_acx0_100594_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
General Benedict Arnold´s failed attempt to betray the fortress of West Point to the British in 1780 stands as one of the most infamous episodes in American history. In the light of a shining record of bravery and unquestioned commitment to the Revolution, Arnold´s defection came as an appalling shock. Contemporaries believed he had been corrupted by greed; historians have theorized that he had come to resent the lack of recognition for his merits and sacrifices. In this provocative book, Stephen Brumwell challenges such interpretations and draws on unexplored archives to reveal other crucial factors that illuminate Arnold´s abandonment of the revolutionary cause he once championed. This work traces Arnold´s journey from enthusiastic support of American independence to his spectacularly traitorous acts and narrow escape. Brumwell´s research leads to an unexpected conclusion: Arnold´s mystifying betrayal was driven by a staunch conviction that America´s best interests would be served by halting the bloodshed and reuniting the fractured British Empire. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Andrew Sellon. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/reco/012107/bk_reco_012107_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Get smarter in just 60 minutes with in60Learning. Concise and elegantly written nonfiction books and audiobooks help you learn the core subject matter in 20 percent of the time it takes to read a typical book. Life is short, so explore a multitude of fascinating historical, biographical, scientific, political, and financial topics in only an hour each. ´´Don’t be a Benedict Arnold!” In North America, this very name is synonymous with ´´traitor´´, ´´backstabber´´, and ´´conspirator´´. Yet before he defected to the British Army, Arnold’s contemporaries praised him for his heroism. What caused this man to turn on his peers and sully his name for all time? This fascinating look into Arnold’s life unravels the bias surrounding the man, shedding light on the intent behind his infamous act. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Richard L Walton. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/116165/bk_acx0_116165_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
No previously published work examines General Henry H. ´´Hap” Arnold’s role in depth during the Pacific War of 1944-1945, in the context of planning for the destruction of Japan. In this new study, Herman S. Wolk, retired Senior Historian of the U.S. Air Force, examines the thinking of Hap Arnold, Commanding General, Army Air Forces (AAF), during World War II. Specifically, Wolk concentrates on Arnold’s leadership in crafting the weapons, organization, and command of the strategic bombing offensive against Japan, which culminated in Japan’s capitulation in the summer of 1945, ending the Pacific War.The narrative is, in a real sense, a sustained controversy over strategy, organization, and command in the war against Japan. The B-29 long-range bombing campaign against the Japanese home islands dictated unprecedented organization and command; hence, Arnold established the Twentieth Air Force, commanded by himself from Washington and reporting directly to the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Here Arnold excelled in his command of the AAF, relieving a long-time colleague (Hansell) in favor of a hard-nosed operator (LeMay). This crucial move was a turning point in the Pacific war.The book is published by University of North Texas Press.´´Wolk´s book includes more detail and depth on Pacific air campaign grand strategy than any other available. His work is a solid contribution....” (Dik A. Daso, author of Hap Arnold and the Evolution of American Airpower)´´Wolk has produced a volume with which students of the U.S. Air Force and World War II must reckon.” (Military History of the West)´´The author does an outstanding job of identifying the critical issues and events, helping us understand combat leadership.” (Journal of America´s Military Past) 1. Language: English. Narrator: Roger A. Wyatt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/127943/bk_acx0_127943_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Grasshopper wanted to go on a journey. ´´I will find a road,” he said. ´´I will follow that road wherever it goes.” Here are four of your favorite Arnold Lobel stories together in one audio collection! From Owl´s surprising house-guest to the small pig´s quest for the perfect mud puddle, Arnold Lobel´s stories are filled with one-of-a-kind characters and more than a little silliness too.Arnold Lobel´s beloved Level Two I Can Read classics are perfect for kids who read on their own but still need a little help.This audio collection includes: ´´Grasshopper on the Road´´´´Owl at Home´´´´Small Pig´´´´Uncle Elephant´´The classic Frog and Toad stories by Arnold Lobel have won numerous awards and honors, including a Newbery Honor, a Caldecott Honor, ALA Notable Children’s Book, Fanfare Honor List (Horn Book), School Library Journal Best Children’s Book, and Library of Congress Children’s Book. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Mark Linn-Baker. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/harp/002021/bk_harp_002021_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.