Massive sinkholes are opening across the country - each larger and deeper than the previous one. First the family pets go missing, and anyone living near one of the pits, is reporting strange phenomena - the vibrations, sulphurous odours and strange sounds rising up from the stygian depths. Then come the reports of horrifying ‘things’ rising from the darkness. When the people start disappearing the government is forced to act. A team is sent in to explore one of the holes – and all hell breaks loose - the Old Ones are rising up again. From the war zones of the Syrian Desert, to the fabled Library of Alexandria, and then to Hades itself, join Professor Matt Kearns, as he searches for the fabled Al Azif, known as the Book of the Dead. He must unravel an age-old prophecy, and stop Beings from a time even before the primordial ooze, which seek once again to claim the planet as their own. Time is running out, for Matt, and all life on Earth. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Sean Mangan. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/boli/002381/bk_boli_002381_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Even in small towns, restless spirits and malevolent forces walk the streets. Oscar Mendoza knows this from personal experience. Mendoza can´t remember a time when he couldn´t see the spirits all around him. He does remember, however, when he first became unsettled by the experience. The year was 1980, and he was only four years old. He had been warned by his parents to never go down a certain alley in their town, but Mendoza decided to ignore their warning. When he walked down the street, he saw a crooked man slithering out from under an abandoned house. Mendoza escaped from the haunting´s malevolent grasp but came away from the experience respecting the intense power of spirits. Mendoza inherited his remarkable abilities from his parents, and in this collection, he includes stories about their supernatural experiences as well as his own. Mendoza´s father tells a story of encountering a baby-stealing witch in his house one dark night. His mother describes a hate-filled intruder fascinated with her brother. The Book of the Dead is the first of a series on Mendoza´s supernatural experiences. Listeners can look forward to the next volume about the spirits he encountered later in his life. 1. Language: English. Narrator: John Alan Martinson Jr.. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/081207/bk_acx0_081207_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Faber Stories, a landmark series of individual volumes, presents masters of the short story form at work in a range of genres and styles. A chance encounter leads a man to spend the afternoon with an older woman, now a widow, who escaped him fifteen years earlier. Neither of them doubts that the day will end in disgust, but for one intimate moment each finds a way to overcome mortality. Written in 1969, before Milan Kundera was known to English-speaking readers, this story renders male and female characters painful equals, and prompted Philip Roth to admire its ´detached Chekhovian tenderness´.
When outlaw biker Cole Austin sees a young woman handcuffed and being dragged across the yard of the Dead Souls Motorcycle Club´s remote clubhouse, he´s stunned by the realization of just how dark his world has become. This scene is even more than his twisted soul can stomach. Compelled to intercede and save her, he has no idea his whole world is about to change. He believes he´s doing the right thing until a secret she´s hiding makes him question if saving her may be the biggest mistake of his life. The two strike a deal - a deal they may both come to regret. Is there anything he won´t do for her, or are there some things he just can´t? This is part of The Evil Dead MC Series, but each book can be read as a stand-alone. Check out other books in the Evil Dead MC Series... Outlaw - Book 1 Crash - Book 2 Shades - Book 3 Wolf - Book 4 Ghost - Book 5 Red Dog - Book 6 Blood - Book 7 1. Language: English. Narrator: Aaron Shedlock. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/103955/bk_acx0_103955_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
It is Winter Carnival in Quebec City, bitterly cold and surpassingly beautiful. Chief Inspector Armand Gamache has come not to join the revels but to recover from an investigation gone hauntingly wrong. But violent death is inescapable, even in the apparent sanctuary of the Literary and Historical Society— where an obsessive historian’s quest for the remains of the founder of Quebec, Samuel de Champlain, ends in murder. Could a secret buried with Champlain for nearly 400 years be so dreadful that someone would kill to protect it? Although he is supposed to be on leave, Gamache cannot walk away from a crime that threatens to ignite long-smoldering tensions between the English and the French. Meanwhile, he is receiving disquieting letters from the village of Three Pines, where beloved Bistro owner Olivier was recently convicted of murder. “It doesn´t make sense;” Olivier’s partner writes every day. “He didn´t do it, you know.” As past and present collide in this astonishing novel, Gamache must relive the terrible event of his own past before he can bury his dead.
Everything hangs by the thinnest of threads. In a Dead world, nothing is certain and nobody is safe. Friends have fallen; some enemies have been defeated only to be replaced by yet another. As the first year of the zombie apocalypse ends and a new year begins, can a person hope that the coming of spring can be a starting point for re-birth? If not... then what is the point of trying to survive? Fates will be sealed and destinies decided as winter finally fades, the darkness recedes and gives way to... Dead: Spring. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Andrew McFerrin. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/032028/bk_acx0_032028_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Salisteen, a very powerful colleague of McGowan´s, suspects a demon is loose in her city, the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Something has murdered and possessed the souls of a string of young girls. At her request, McGowan brings Paul down to see if his special necromantic powers might be of help in hunting down the demon. McGowan also brings Colleen and Katherine. But Salisteen´s hidden agenda is for her and another senior practitioner to have a look at Paul, and he finds himself under their microscope.From Anogh Paul gets hints that Suzanna´s death was not an accident. But Anogh´s insinuations are vague and frustratingly obtuse, and Paul begins to suspect that Anogh murdered Suzanna, or at least had something to do with her death. It´s then that Paul starts to realize the dead, and maybe a few Sidhe, still aren´t quite dead enough, and that they probably just need a little helping hand to get there. 1. Language: English. Narrator: J. L. Doty. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/097180/bk_acx0_097180_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Years have passed since the dead rose and wiped out most of the living. Many survivors have gathered in pockets around the world. Some are bent on trying to restore what once was, others have a mind to create something new and better from the ashes of civilization, and then there are those who thrive in the hellish chaos of lawlessness. While the undead currently roam the world in herds that can often stretch for miles and number in the millions, the zombies are no longer the biggest threat to humanity´s continued existence. That distinction has returned to mankind. Those who are immune to the zombie infection are now either reviled or revered. Some have become human biological weapons while others are seen as the last hope for the continued existence of the human race. They are a symbol of hope to some...fear to others. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Andrew McFerrin. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/036146/bk_acx0_036146_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.