British intelligence operative and hardened assassin, Max McLean, battles a nightmarish enemy in this stunning debut thriller from an award winning war correspondent.
When it comes to killing terrorists British intelligence has always had one man they could rely on, Max McLean. As an assassin, he's never missed, but Max has made one miscalculation and now he has to pay the price.
His handlers send him to Sierra Leone on a seemingly one-way mission. What he finds is a horror from beyond his nightmares. Rebel forces are loose in the jungle and someone or something is slaughtering innocent villagers. It's his job to root out the monster behind these abominations, but he soon discovers that London may consider him the most disposable piece in this operation.
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Cain kills Abel in Chapter Four of the Bible. It is the world's most famous murder. But the Bible is silent about one key detail: the weapon Cain used to kill his brother. That weapon is still lost to history. In 1932, Mitchell Siegel was killed by three gunshots to his chest. While mourning, his son dreamed of a bulletproof man and created the world's greatest hero: Superman. And like Cain's murder weapon, the gun used in this unsolved murder has never been found. Until now. Today in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Cal Harper comes face-to-face with his family's greatest secret: his long-lost father, who's been shot with a gun that traces back to Michell Siegel's 1932 murder. But before Cal can ask a single question, he and his father are attacked by a ruthless killer tattooed with the ancient markings of Cain. And so begins the chase for the world's first murder weapon. What does Cain, history's greatest villain, have to do with Superman, the world's greatest hero? And what do two murders, committed thousands of years apart, have in common? This is the mystery at the heart of Brad Meltzer's riveting and utterly intriguing new thriller. Available April 3, 2018 from Hachette Audio as a digital download, and in Print and Ebook from Grand Central Publishing. Download: https://www.estories.com/audiobook/85856/Brad-Meltzer/The-Book-of-Lies https://www.nookaudiobooks.com/audiobook/37575/book-of-lies-the https://www.audiobooks.com/audiobook/book-of-lies/53267 https://audiobookstore.com/audiobooks/the-book-of-lies-2.aspx https://www.downpour.com/the-book-of-lies-31591?sp=31592 https://libro.fm/audiobooks/9781600243813-the-book-of-lies https://www.audible.com/pd/Mysteries-Thrillers/The-Book-of-Lies-Audiobook/B002UZNG6S?ref=a_search_c3_lProduct_1_7&pf_rd_p=e81b7c27-6880-467a-b5a7-13cef5d729fe&pf_rd_r=5JCW35QDV5B443G7W2YC& https://itunes.apple.com/us/audiobook/the-book-of-lies-unabridged/id289256375 Check out our other great titles and more at: http://www.hachetteaudio.com Follow us at: twitter.com/HachetteAudio www.tumblr.com/blog/hachetteaudio www.facebook.com/HachetteAudio
Much-loved author Tracy Chevalier has written nine novels, including ‘Girl with a Pearl Earring’ which sold 5 million copies worldwide and was made into a film starring Colin Firth and Scarlett Johansson. Tracy joins Paul Smith (Maximo Park) in the Penguin studio to talk about her latest work, ‘New Boy’, a retelling of Othello set in an American school in the 1970s. Tracy brings objects which inspired her work including a tiny music box, her notebook and a school photo. #PenguinPodcast
CHANGE THE MAGIC, CHANGE THE GAME. Across the border, the Witch Lords of Vaskandar are preparing for war. But before an invasion can begin, they must call a rare gathering of all seventeen lords to decide a course of action. Lady Amalia Cornaro knows that this Conclave might be her only chance to smother the growing flames of war, and she is ready to make any sacrifice if it means saving Raverra from destruction. Amalia and Zaira must go behind enemy lines, using every ounce of wit and cunning they have, to sway Vaskandar from war. Or else it will all come down to swords and fire. The Defiant Heir is the sequel to The Tethered Mage and the second novel in a spellbinding new fantasy series. -------- Available April 24, 2018 from Hachette Audio as a digital download and in Print and Ebook from Orbit Books. Download: https://libro.fm/audiobooks/9781549167430-the-defiant-heir Check out our other great titles and more at: www.hachetteaudio.com Follow us at: twitter.com/HachetteAudio www.tumblr.com/blog/hachetteaudio www.facebook.com/HachetteAudio
Revolutionary ideas on how to use markets to bring about fairness and prosperity for all Many blame today's economic inequality, stagnation, and political instability on the free market. The solution is to rein in the market, right? Radical Markets turns this thinking - and pretty much all conventional thinking about markets, both for and against - on its head. The book reveals bold new ways to organize markets for the good of everyone. It shows how the emancipatory force of genuinely open, free, and competitive markets can reawaken the dormant 19th century spirit of liberal reform and lead to greater equality, prosperity, and cooperation. Eric Posner and Glen Weyl demonstrate why private property is inherently monopolistic and how we would all be better off if private ownership were converted into a public auction for public benefit. They show how the principle of one person, one vote inhibits democracy, suggesting instead an ingenious way for voters to effectively influence the issues that matter most to them. They argue that every citizen of a host country should benefit from immigration - not just migrants and their capitalist employers. They propose leveraging antitrust laws to liberate markets from the grip of institutional investors and creating a data labor movement to force digital monopolies to compensate people for their electronic data. Only by radically expanding the scope of markets can we reduce inequality, restore robust economic growth, and resolve political conflicts. But to do that, we must replace our most sacred institutions with truly free and open competition - Radical Markets shows how. Radical Markets by Eric A. Posner & E. Glen Weyl on Audible: http://www.audible.com/pd?asin=B07BSR6P1W&source_code=AUDORWS0403189N97
In honor of Father's Day, check out this excerpt from HEROES FOR MY SON, an audiobook written and read by Brad Meltzer. When Brad Meltzer's first son was born eight years ago, the bestselling writer and new father started compiling a list of heroes whose virtues and talents he wanted to share with his son: Abraham Lincoln, Rosa Parks, Jim Henson, Amelia Earhart, Muhammad Ali . . . and so many more, each one an ordinary person who was able to achieve the extraordinary. The list grew to include the fifty-two amazing people now gathered in Heroes for My Son, a book that parents and their children-sons and daughters alike-can now enjoy together as they choose heroes of their own. From the Wright Brothers, who brought extra building materials to every test flight, planning ahead for failure, to Miep Gies, who risked her life to protect Anne Frank and her family from the Nazis during World War II, Heroes for My Son brings well-known figures together with less famous ones, telling the inspiring, behind-the-scenes stories of the moment that made them great. They are a miraculous group with one thing in common: each is an example of the spectacular potential that can be found in all of us. Heroes for My Son is an unforgettable audiobook of timeless wisdom, one that families everywhere can share again and again. AVAILABLE NOW from Hachette Audio on CD or as a digital download. Also check out HEROES FOR MY DAUGHTER! Download: https://www.estories.com/audiobook/36041 https://www.nookaudiobooks.com/audiobook/56347/heroes-for-my-son https://audiobookstore.com/audiobooks/heroes-for-my-son.aspx https://www.audiobooks.com/audiobook/heroes-for-my-son/168552 https://www.downpour.com/heroes-for-my-son?sp=60188 https://libro.fm/audiobooks/9781619697102 https://www.audible.com/pd/Self-Development/Heroes-for-My-Son-Audiobook/B00BPDV2A8?ref=a_search_c3_lProduct_1_1&pf_rd_p=e81b7c27-6880-467a-b5a7-13cef5d729fe&pf_rd_r=5488NT4X16FJSMBW11KM& https://itunes.apple.com/us/audiobook/heroes-for-my-son-unabridged/id616427653 Check out our other great titles and more at: http://www.hachetteaudio.com Follow us at: twitter.com/HachetteAudio www.tumblr.com/blog/hachetteaudio www.facebook.com/HachetteAudio
Everyone assumes that Zee is a lesbian. Her classmates, her gym buddies, even her so-called best friend. Even Zee is starting to wonder. Could they be onto something?
Everyone assumes that Art is gay. They take one look at his nice clothes and his pretty face and think: well, obviously.
But there's more to Zee and Art than anyone realizes. What develops is a powerful connection between two people who are beautiful in all the ways they've been told are strange. As they explore their own complex relationships to gender, sexuality, and identity, they fall for the complexities they find in each other. With his trademark frankness, B. T. Gottfred delves inside both characters' heads in this story about love and living authentically.
Click here to buy: http://adbl.co/2zTnGky At eleven years old, Morgan Sheppard solved the murder of his Maths teacher when everyone else believed it to be a suicide. Twenty-five years later... Morgan Sheppard wakes up handcuffed to a bed in an unfamiliar hotel room, with five strangers waking up around him. In the bathroom - a corpse. One of the people in the room is the killer and Sheppard has three hours to solve the murder. If he doesn't find the killer, they all die. As everyone in the room panics, Sheppard starts to unravel an impossible case, where the real mystery might stretch all the way back to his childhood.
Pre-order it at Big Finish - https://www.bigfinish.com/releases/v/unit---cyber-reality-1532 Synopsis The Auctioneers. A secret global network, collecting and exploiting alien technology for maximum profit. After they threaten UNIT, the consequences are grave. Kate Stewart has vowed to take them down. But another menace is close. The Cybermen are coming, and UNIT’s only hope could be its greatest enemy. The Master. 6.1 Game Theory by Matt Fitton Sam Bishop is missing. Lost at sea, imprisoned with a valuable hostage, UNIT’s troubleshooter will need all his skills to survive. To save their comrade, Kate Stewart and Osgood are offered a deadly challenge. But this game might be impossible to win… 6.2 Telepresence by Guy Adams Testing salvaged equipment, Osgood leads Colonel Shindi and Josh Carter on a strange expedition into uncharted territory. A virtual world. When the team is attacked, Kate tries to assist. But it seems the technology itself is doing all it can to keep her apart from her people. 6.3 Code Silver by Guy Adams The Cybermen are coming. Across the barriers between universes, conquering all before them. Conquering and converting. As her troops fight a relentless enemy, Kate battles to lock down the threat. But how long can UNIT resist? 6.4 Master of Worlds by Matt Fitton The Cybermen are close to victory. A world under Cybercontrol. A new paradigm to expand the Cyber-race. Fresh from the Time War, the Master arrives at the hour of Earth's greatest need. But he really doesn't care... Written By: Matt Fitton, Guy Adams Directed By: Ken Bentley Cast Jemma Redgrave (Kate Stewart), Ingrid Oliver (Osgood), James Joyce (Captain Josh Carter), Ramon Tikaram (Colonel Shindi), Warren Brown (Sam Bishop), Kerry Fox (Julia Hartley-Price), Louis Tamone (Lt Commander Parsons), Derek Jacobi (The War Master) and Nicholas Briggs (The Cybermen). Other parts played by members of the cast. Producer David Richardson Script Editor Guy Adams, Matt Fitton Executive Producers Jason Haigh-Ellery and Nicholas Briggs
Narrators include: Roxane Gay, Gabrielle Union, Ally Sheedy, Amy Jo Burns, Lyz Lenz, Claire Schwartz, Aubrey Hirsch, Jill Christman, Lynn Melnick, Brandon Taylor, Emma Smith-Stevens, A.J. McKenna, Lisa Mecham, Vanessa Mártir, xTx, Sophie Mayer, Nora Salem, V.L. Seek, Michelle Chen, Liz Rosema, Anthony Frame, Samhita Mukhopadhyay, Miriam Zoila Pérez, Zoe Medeiros, Sharisse Tracey, Stacey May Fowles, Elisabeth Fairfield Stokes, Meredith Talusan, Nicole Boyce, and Elissa Bassist. Edited and with an introduction by Roxane Gay, the New York Times bestselling and deeply beloved author of Bad Feminist and Hunger, this anthology of first-person essays tackles rape, assault, and harassment head-on. Vogue, “10 of the Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2018” * Harper’s Bazaar, “10 New Books to Add to Your Reading List in 2018” * Elle, “21 Books We’re Most Excited to Read in 2018” * Boston Globe, “25 books we can’t wait to read in 2018” * Huffington Post, “60 Books We Can’t Wait to Read in 2018” * Hello Giggles, “19 Books We Can’t Wait to Read in 2018” * Buzzfeed, “33 Most Exciting New Books of 2018” In this valuable and revealing anthology, cultural critic and best-selling author Roxane Gay collects original and previously published pieces that address what it means to live in a world where women have to measure the harassment, violence, and aggression they face, and where they are "routinely second-guessed, blown off, discredited, denigrated, besmirched, belittled, patronized, mocked, shamed, gaslit, insulted, bullied" for speaking out. Contributions include essays from established and up-and-coming writers, performers, and critics, including actors Ally Sheedy and Gabrielle Union and writers Amy Jo Burns, Lyz Lenz, and Claire Schwartz. Covering a wide range of topics and experiences, from an exploration of the rape epidemic embedded in the refugee crisis to first-person accounts of child molestation, this collection is often deeply personal and is always unflinchingly honest. Like Rebecca Solnit's Men Explain Things to Me, Not That Bad will resonate with every listener, saying "something in totality that we cannot say alone." Searing and heartbreakingly candid, this provocative collection both reflects the world we live in and offers a call to arms insisting that "not that bad" must no longer be good enough.
1980: Josephine escapes her home in Ireland, hoping never to return. She starts a new, exciting life in London, but as much as she tries, she can't quite leave the trauma of her childhood behind. Seventeen years and two children later, Josephine gets a call from her sister to tell her that their mother is dying and wants to see her - a summons she can't refuse. 1997: Ten-year-old Clare is counting down to the summer holidays, when she is going to meet her grandparents in Ireland for the first time. She hopes this trip will be "just what the doctor ordered" and cheer her mum up. But family secrets can't stay buried forever, and following revelations in Ireland, Josephine and her family unravel, perhaps to the point of no return. Her Mother's Daughter by Alice Fitzgerald on Audible: http://www.audible.com/pd?asin=B077NLSLK7&source_code=AUDORWS0406189NAW
This is an excerpt from the audiobook "The Order of Time" by Carlo Rovelli, read for you by Benedict Cumberbatch. Learn more here: https://bit.ly/2Hpl11w From the bestselling author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics, a concise, elegant exploration of time. Why do we remember the past and not the future? What does it mean for time to "flow"? Do we exist in time or does time exist in us? In lyric, accessible prose, Carlo Rovelli invites us to consider questions about the nature of time that continue to puzzle physicists and philosophers alike. For most readers this is unfamiliar terrain. We all experience time, but the more scientists learn about it, the more mysterious it remains. We think of it as uniform and universal, moving steadily from past to future, measured by clocks. Rovelli tears down these assumptions one by one, revealing a strange universe where at the most fundamental level time disappears. He explains how the theory of quantum gravity attempts to understand and give meaning to the resulting extreme landscape of this timeless world. Weaving together ideas from philosophy, science and literature, he suggests that our perception of the flow of time depends on our perspective, better understood starting from the structure of our brain and emotions than from the physical universe. Already a bestseller in Italy, and written with the poetic vitality that made Seven Brief Lessons on Physics so appealing, The Order of Time offers a profoundly intelligent, culturally rich, novel appreciation of the mysteries of time. "A dizzying, poetic work." --The Guardian
The first Man Booker podcast of 2018 listen in as the shortlist is announced live from Somerset House and Joe Haddow speaks with various guests
Listen to an excerpt from THE MARS ROOM by Rachel Kushner, read by the author and featuring original music by Kim Gordon from Sonic Youth. Order or download your copy today: Amazon: amzn.to/2F96OIh BN: bit.ly/2CMi1Jq BAM: bit.ly/2EDfO3S Audible: adbl.co/2FxtDFW Google Play: bit.ly/2GHYFLR iTunes: Available 5/1/18 S&S: bit.ly/2t2Bu9a
Jillian's senior year was supposed to be easy, but when her father's job causes the two of them to uproot their life and move to White Rock, it doesn't take long to realize that the small town is still mourning a tragedy. Meeting Parker was something she didn't expect. He's an outcast, but more importantly, he's been accused of murdering his sister. The more time the two of them spend together, the closer they grow, and Jillian is able to see what everyone else refuses to - he's innocent. -------- Available January 23, 2018 from Hachette Audio as a digital download from Wattpad. Download: https://www.audible.com/pd/Teens/Defending-Parker-Audiobook/B0793275YT?ref=a_search_c3_lProduct_1_1&pf_rd_p=e81b7c27-6880-467a-b5a7-13cef5d729fe&pf_rd_r=NMWDJ8BBN48600F8AWES& https://libro.fm/audiobooks/9781478996354 https://www.downpour.com/defending-parker?sp=230731 https://www.audiobooks.com/audiobook/defending-parker-a-hachette-audiobook-powered-by-wattpad-production/323504 https://audiobookstore.com/audiobooks/defending-parker.aspx https://www.nookaudiobooks.com/audiobook/208890/defending-parker https://www.estories.com/audiobook/198578 https://itunes.apple.com/us/audiobook/defending-parker-hachette-audiobook-powered-by-wattpad/id1337294792 Check out our other great titles and more at: http://www.hachetteaudio.com Follow us at: twitter.com/HachetteAudio www.tumblr.com/blog/hachetteaudio www.facebook.com/HachetteAudio
Listen to an excerpt of Jocko Willink's MARC'S MISSION audiobook, read by Thor Willink and the author, with Rana Willink and Zisa Willink. This program is read by Thor Willink and the author, with Rana Willink and Zisa Willink. New York Times-bestselling author Jocko Willink delivers a second powerful and empowering Way of the Warrior Kid audiobook about finding your inner strength and being the best you can be, even in the face of adversity in Marc's Mission.
Experience The Force Awakens as a Shakespeare play, complete with Elizabethan verse, Shakespearian monologues, and theatrical stage directions! As the noble Resistance clashes with the vile First Order, Rey, Finn, Poe Dameron, Kylo Ren, and BB-8 are pulled into a galaxy-wide drama—in iambic pentameter! Star Wars fans and Shakespeare enthusiasts alike will enjoy the authentic meter, reimagined movie scenes and dialogue, and hidden Easter eggs throughout. Chewbacca speaks! Leader Snoke gives a soliloquy! And the romance of Han Solo and Leia Organa takes a tragic turn that Shakespeare would approve of. All with woodcut-style illustrations that place Star Wars characters into an Elizabethan galaxy. The story may take place in a galaxy far, far away, but you’ll be convinced it was written by the Bard. Buy now: Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/159474985X?tag=randohouseinc7986-20 Barnes & Noble: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/william-shakespeares-the-force-doth-awaken-ian-doescher/1125454371;jsessionid=C3C835BF9DE3ADE48E5A1F0FC4BEAB90.prodny_store01-atgap04?ean=9781594749858&st=AFF&2sid=Random%20House%20Inc_8373827_NA&sourceId=AFFRandom%20House%20Inc#/ Books A Million: http://www.booksamillion.com/p/9781594749858?AID=10876509&PID=8373827&SID=PRHEFFDF5A7F1--9781594749858 Hudson Booksellers: https://www.hudsonbooksellers.com/book/9781594749858?utm_source=prh&utm_medium=affiliate&utm_term=301&utm_content=PRHEFFDF5A7F1--9781594749858&utm_campaign=9781594749858 IndieBound: https://www.indiebound.org/book/9781594749858?aff=penguinrandom Powell's: http://www.powells.com/book/-9781594749858?utm_source=randomhouse&utm_campaign=randomhouse&utm_content=PRHEFFDF5A7F1--9781594749858 Target: https://www.target.com/s?searchTerm=9781594749858&clkid=aaab0120N58a446416ea19c5416a4484a&lnm=81938&afid=Penguin%20Random%20House&ref=tgt_adv_xasd0002 Walmart: https://www.walmart.com/search/search-ng.do?search_query=9781594749858&ic=16_0&Find=Find&search_constraint=3920&u1=PRHEFFDF5A7F1--9781594749858&oid=183959.1&wmlspartner=VD9*lkiWNd8&sourceid=05934327761390993059&affillinktype=10&veh=aff
ONE MORE CHANCE is a debut by Lucy Ayrton. Perfect for those who love gripping, contemporary, voice-driven drama and contemporary commercial women's fiction and suspense with an unusual edge. 'Hard to believe it's a debut! It's really accomplished and the main character was totally sympathetic with a refreshing and authentic voice that just carried me through the story. I couldn't put it down - that voice, honest, flawed and yet utterly compelling.' - JENNY BLACKHURST Dani hasn't had an easy life. She's made some bad choices and now she's paying the ultimate price; prison. With her young daughter Bethany, growing up in foster care, Dani is determined to be free and reunited with her. There's only one problem; Dani can't stay out of trouble. Dani's new cellmate Martha is quiet and unassuming. There's something about her that doesn't add up. When Martha offers Dani one last chance at freedom, she doesn't hesitate. Everything she wants is on the outside, but Dani is stuck on the inside. Is it possible to break out when everyone is trying to keep you in . . .
Listen to an excerpt of Stacey Abrams's MINORITY LEADER audiobook, read by the author. Minority Leader is a necessary audiobook guide to harnessing the strengths of being an outsider by Stacey Abrams, one of the most prominent black female politicians in the US. Networking, persistence, and hard work are the crucial ingredients to advancing a career, but for people like Stacey Abrams, and many in the New American Majority, it takes more than that to get ahead. Stacey, who grew up in a working poor family in Gulfport, Mississippi, rose from humble roots to Yale Law School and, through a career in C-suite businesses, to become the first woman to lead either party in the Georgia General Assembly and the first African American to lead in the House of Representatives. In Minority Leader, Stacey combines aspects of memoir with real-world advice for women and people of color, offering hard-won insights for navigating worlds that, until now, were largely the territory of white men alone. Stacey encourages listeners both to leverage otherness to their advantage and to recognize their own underlying feelings of unworthiness and legitimate fears. Sure, networking helps, but so do well-chosen mentors, thoughtful self-advocacy, and, above all, pinpointing one's genuine passions. Stacey applies her lessons to the recent graduate taking her big idea to the start-up level, the Latino city councilman eyeing the mayor's office, and the young assistant navigating her way to a higher position. There is precious little such wisdom out there. Stacey is determined to change that. A powerful and unmissable audiobook for every conscientious American.
The world is changing fast. Political risk-the probability that a political action could significantly impact a company's business-is affecting more businesses in more ways than ever before. A generation ago, political risk mostly involved a handful of industries dealing with governments in a few frontier markets. Today, political risk stems from a widening array of actors, including Twitter users, local officials, activists, terrorists, hackers, and more. The very institutions and laws that were supposed to reduce business uncertainty and risk are often having the opposite effect. In today's globalized world, there are no "safe" bets. POLITICAL RISK investigates and analyzes this evolving landscape, what businesses can do to navigate it, and what all of us can learn about how to better understand and grapple with these rapidly changing global political dynamics. Drawing on lessons from the successes and failures of companies across multiple industries as well as examples from aircraft carrier operations, NASA missions, and other unusual places, POLITICAL RISK offers a first-of-its-kind framework that can be deployed in any organization, from startups to Fortune 500 companies. Organizations that take a serious, systematic approach to political risk management are likely to be surprised less often and recover better. Companies that don't get these basics right are more likely to get blindsided. -------- Available May 1, 2018 from Hachette Audio as a digital download and in Print and Ebook from Little Brown and Company. Check out our other great titles and more at: www.hachetteaudio.com Follow us at: twitter.com/HachetteAudio www.tumblr.com/blog/hachetteaudio www.facebook.com/HachetteAudio