Titel: Silent Witness - Paul SylvanFormat: Audio CDTracks: Disc 1:1. Notre Dame 2. Forgotten feelings 3. Hidden beauty 4. Reflections 5. The simple life 6. Silent witness 7. One summer´s day 8. After the snows 9. Candlelight romance 10. Tender is
The hate is deep. The death is slow. The cause is silent.You know that Atlanta PD has given up on a case when they call in Dr. Damon Keane. The sleuth scientist is quietly famous in forensic circles for unraveling the most daunting technical puzzles, but this case is bewildering. Two people are already dead. The third victim, a priest, is dying by inches in an Atlanta hospital, and the cause is a complete mystery to doctors and detectives alike.As if matters weren´t strange enough, the dying priest´s rosary beads have suddenly turned the color of blood. Despite that bizarre transformation, Keane knows that he´s not chasing something supernatural. The killer is a man - twisted by anger and a lust for vengeance - but still very much human. As the death toll mounts, the story races to London´s Hyde Park and on to the edge of Siberia and a place once home to the world´s most secret atomic city. For all of his perception and skill, Keane is always one step behind.Time is running out. The killer is making final preparations to unleash a cloud of death over the entire city of Atlanta. By now, Damon Keane has learned that the only way to take down this villain is to outmatch his cunning in a face-to-face showdown. It´s the most hectic travel weekend of the summer at the world´s busiest airport....´´Smith spins an unsettling story in his stunning debut ... a flurry of unpredictable, nail biting, and clock-ticking scenarios ... should be on the Silver Screen.´´ - San Francisco Book Review, five stars 1. Language: English. Narrator: Peter Lerman. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/101972/bk_acx0_101972_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Conservationist Rachel Carson spent over six years documenting the effects on DDT, a synthetic organic compound used as an insecticide, on numerous communities. Her analysis revealed that such powerful, persistent chemical pesticides have been used without a full understanding of the extent of their potential harm to the whole biota, including the damage they´ve caused to wildlife, birds, bees, agricultural animals, domestic pets, and even humans. In this book, Carson discusses her findings and expresses passionate concern for the future of the planet and all the life inhabiting it, calling on us all to act responsibly, carefully, and as stewards of the living earth. Additionally, she suggests that all democracies and liberal societies must operate in a way that allows individuals and groups to question what their governments have permitted to be put into the environment. An instant best seller that was read by President Kennedy during the summer of 1962, this classic remains one of the best introductions to the complicated and controversial subject. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Susie Berneis. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/drms/003927/bk_drms_003927_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
It was a quiet morning at Fanny´s parents´ farmhouse. The warm summer breeze was drifting in through her upstairs bedroom window. Fanny loved summertime, especially, being awoken to the sound of her favorite songbirds singing. ´´It´s sure quiet this morning,´´ Fanny thought to herself as she awoke from her sleep. ´´I don´t hear any of the songbirds singing. Something doesn´t seem right. I had better go outside and take a look around.´´ Fanny climbed out of bed dressed then went downstairs to go outside onto the front porch. Fanny always took her best friend - Natalie, her stuffed beaver toy - with her when she would go outside to play so she would have someone to talk to.... 1. Language: English. Narrator: Ethinne Caliko. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/044138/bk_acx0_044138_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Both 11-year-old Summer and her older brother Roscoe have a ´´silent thunder´´ roaring through their souls. Summer yearns to learn letters, so she can read. Roscoe wants to join the Union forces and fight in the Civil War. But they are slaves in Virginia, and their wishes are forbidden. Their friend Thea says that silent thunder is something slaves have to keep private, but Summer and Roscoe can´t resist their feelings. Before 1862 comes to a close, they both find unexpected allies who help them act on their desires. Now they must make difficult, painful decisions that will forever change their lives. Award-winning author Andrea Davis Pinkney tells this moving tale from the perspective of both Summer and Roscoe. With the poignant narration of Andrea J. Johnson and Peter Jay Fernandez, the glory of the human spirit shines through - even in the face of the most degrading circumstances. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Peter Jay Fernandez. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/reco/003308/bk_reco_003308_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
My name is Ian Memmer, and I´ve been keeping something from my best friend Summer Quinn for years. I´m in love with her. She breaks my heart over and over, day after day, but I love her. We grew up next door to one another. She´s kind and beautifully broken, and she has no idea how I feel. Because of her depression, and since she never showed any signs she felt the same, I´ve kept silent. Tormented. Wanting her. Becoming the playboy everyone views. I´m her rock. She needs me. I fear she´s keeping secrets from me, too. Then a passionate moment between us changes everything and gives me hope. Yet the guy she´s been dating wants to take their relationship to the next level. If I don´t make a move soon, I could lose her. But telling her the truth could rip us apart forever. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Julie Walters, Gene Branson. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/124972/bk_acx0_124972_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.