In The Night Manager, John le Carré's first post-Cold War novel, an ex-soldier helps British Intelligence penetrate the secret world of ruthless arms dealers.'Le Carré is the equal of any novelist now writing in English' Guardian'A marvellously observed relentless tale' ObserverAt the start of it all, Jonathan Pine is merely the night manager at a luxury hotel. But when a single attempt to pass on information to the British authorities - about an international businessman at the hotel with suspicious dealings - backfires terribly, and people close to Pine begin to die, he commits himself to a battle against powerful forces he cannot begin to imagine.In a chilling tale of corrupt intelligence agencies, billion-dollar price tags and the truth of the brutal arms trade, John le Carré creates a claustrophobic world in which no one can be trusted.'Complex and intense ... page-turning tension' San Francisco Chronicle'When I was under house arrest I was helped by the books of John le Carré ... they were a journey into the wider world ... These were the journeys that made me feel that I was not really cut off from the rest of humankind' Aung San Suu Kyi'One of those writers who will be read a century from now' Robert Harris'He can communicate emotion, from sweating fear to despairing love, with terse and compassionate conviction' Sunday Times (on The Spy Who Came in from the Cold)'Return of the master . . . Having plumbed the devious depths of the Cold War, le Carré has done it again for our nasty new age' The Times (on Our Kind of Traitor)
A suspicious funeral, a fatal encounter at a garden centre and a country walk marred by the discovery of a hidden corpse are just some of the perplexing situations with which Thea Osborne, her friends and a further cast of characters must contend. In this expanded view of the world of her popular books, Tope reminds us that death and crime will visit even the most idyllic country villages. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Caroline Lennon. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/isis/002928/bk_isis_002928_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A suspicious virus has wiped out almost all of the human race. The few survivors in the US Government and Military know who caused the virus, and they are fighting the last battles on the planet to save the survivors.Two super Thinking Computers were released when their programmers died because of the virus. They have no controls, and one is programmed to help the humans, and the other has its own agenda. They seek the source of the virus, one is intent on returning and ultimately dealing with those who threaten it. The other must deal with the bad computer and still fulfill its programming to help the humans. This is the end to Epoch 1 of the SIMPOC (Books one and two) and Virus (Books one and two) series. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Raymond Perreault. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/163327/bk_acx0_163327_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The Lost for Words Bookshop is a compelling, irresistible, and heart-rending audiobook from author Stephanie Butland Loveday Cardew prefers books to people. If you look carefully, you might glimpse the first lines of the novels she loves most tattooed on her skin. But there are some things Loveday will never, ever show you. Into her hiding place - the bookstore where she works - come a poet, a lover, and three suspicious deliveries. Someone has found out about her mysterious past. Will Loveday survive her own heartbreaking secrets? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Imogen Church. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/aren/003521/bk_aren_003521_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Gillian Roberts’ witty, literate Amanda Pepper mysteries are irresistible. Following the adventures of Philadelphia’s finest English teacher/detective, the books crackle with humor and suspense. When a class trip coincides with a murder, Amanda’s concern over the behavior of one of her students makes him the prime suspect. Dusting off her sleuthing skills in an effort to clear him, Amanda finds enough suspicious suspects to stuff a cheese steak sandwich. As she struggles to overcome a pompous principal, a romantic reference librarian, and a slew of listless students to get at the truth, Amanda starts to wonder if she should look for a new line of work. Adam and Evil showcases Roberts and Pepper at their snappy, wise-cracking best. Christina Moore’s narration adds just the right touch of exasperated frustration. Listeners who enjoyed Amanda’s earlier adventures in books like The Bluest Blood and The Mummer’s Curse are in for another treat. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Christina Moore. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/reco/004737/bk_reco_004737_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The much-anticipated, puzzle-packed sequel to the New York Times best-selling, award-winning Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library! Welcome, boys and girls, listeners of all ages, to the first-ever Library Olympiad! Kyle and his teammates are back, and the world-famous game maker, Luigi Lemoncello, is at it again! This time Mr. Lemoncello has invited teams from all across America to compete in the first ever Library Olympics. Will it be fun? Like the commercials say...hello? It's a Lemoncello! But something suspicious is going on.... Books are missing from Mr. Lemoncello's library. Is someone trying to censor what the kids are reading? In between figuring out mind-boggling challenges, the kids will have to band together to get to the bottom of this mystery. Now it's not just a game - can Mr. Lemoncello find the real defenders of books and champions of libraries? Packed with puzzles, clues, and thrilling surprises, this is a deliciously fun, action-packed sequel to the New York Times best-selling Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library. Let the games begin! 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jesse Bernstein. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/lili/001947/bk_lili_001947_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Joseph Smith Fletcher (1863-1935) was a British journalist and author. He wrote more than 230 books on a wide variety of subjects, both fiction and nonfiction. He was one of the leading writers of detective fiction in the Victorian golden age of the short story. 'The Influence Fails' is a mystery story involving a dastardly plot. A young man finds himself suddenly and unexpectedly in a strange dining room in a house he has never been to before, with no memory of how he came to be there. A moment later, the owner of the house enters the room...and is naturally suspicious about the man's motives. But how did he get there? Why did he come? What can it all mean? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Cathy Dobson. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/redd/000937/bk_redd_000937_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Phoenix Books brings together two of Braun's best mysteries in this Volume 2 in the series of 2-in-1 editions, featuring:The Cat Who Said Cheese: The events at the Great Food Explo in Moose County are overshadowed by the arrival of a distracting and mysterious woman, and Qwill and his Siamese sidekicks investigate a fatal explosion at the New Pickax Hotel.The Cat Who Tailed a Thief: Prizewinning reporter Jim Qwilleran - along with his lovable Siamese cats Koko and Yum Yum - solve a mystery that arises when a local banker dies under suspicious circumstances, leaving behind a flashy young widow, an unfinished house-restoration project, and a trail of clues as elusive as a cat burglar in the night... 1. Language: English. Narrator: George Guidall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/pnix/001409/bk_pnix_001409_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
About Rob Walsh or "Robin" Rob Walsh is a 49-year-old retired Chief Petty Officer and private investigator. She is a rising star as a PI. Following a certain incident with her client, she has decided to resign and spend her time writing books. Synopsis Rob goes to Smith Investigations to gather her things and resign, but Smith's complaints about his team falling apart get her suspicious. He says that with her leaving and Robert MIA on some video game tournament, Smith has had trouble dealing with the recent wave of new cases. Employing the help of Matthews, James Bellagio's tech guy, Robin discovers that not only Robert is moonlighting as a famous white-hat hacker and human rights cuber activist, but he's extremely wealthy. Will this be Rob's last case? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Janelle Tedesco. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/057329/bk_acx0_057329_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.