Within twenty-four hours a nightmare will be unleashed that could cause the death of untold millions and devastate a great nation. It's a plot being carried out by the unlikeliest of allies. A powerful mole within the deepest reaches of U.S. Intelligence has secretly conscripted the very criminals he's been charged with investigating -- former IRA terrorists, Latino and Asian gang members, Middle Eastern assassins and others -- creating one of the most insidious terrorist networks law enforcement has yet to take down.One man stands between the destroyers and the death tide: Jack Bauer, lone wolf operative for America's brand-new elite Counter Terrorist Unit. But he's three thousand miles from the CTU command center without backup in a strange city, New York. He's been artfully set up and is being hunted by the FBI for the murder of two of its agents. And time's almost up . . .
In a twist of fate, a young Latino girl acquires a strange gift and can control time only for herself.Penny reminds us: "Time is strange, and I would have thought it had many paths, but for some reason, you can't go back. My path leads to ruin." Penny's only hope, she thought, was to steal a "time machine" and go to an unknown future, where she finds things become more terrible than she ever thought possible.Penny then takes the time to tell us her story. With the nature of what time is, the trip can lead only one way. There is no path back home. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jennifer Walls. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/160962/bk_acx0_160962_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Erscheinungsdatum: 03.06.2011, Medium: Blu-ray, Inhalt: 1x Blu-ray Disc (50 GB), Titel: Woher weißt du, dass es Liebe ist?, Übersetzungstitel: Woher weisst du, dass es Liebe ist?, Originaltitel: How Do You Know, Darsteller: Reese Witherspoon // Paul Rudd // Jack Nicholson // Owen Wilson // Andrew Wilson // Kathryn Hahn // Shelley Conn // Yuki Matsuzaki // Gabriel Liotta // Domenick Lombardozzi // Daniel Benzali // Tara Subkoff // Molly Price // Mark Linn-Baker // David A. Gregory // Will Blagrove // Michelle DiBenedetti // Noelle Tremblay // Lenny Venito // John Tormey // Chelsea Salmon // Michael Pericoloso // Teyonah Parris // Ron McLarty // Laura Scruggs // Robert Bizik // Michelle Taylor // Christopher Fitzgerald // Thomas Walton // Megan Mazaika // Kimberly Villanova // Anthony Bradford // Matthew James Gulbranson // Tracie Jules // Dan Van Wert // Cameran Surles // Bennett Dunn // Rachel Breitag // Billy Lee // Atif Lanier // Tom Delconte // Ernest E. Brown // Jessi Moore // Mark Pricskett // Michelle Santiago // Logan & Lucas Victor // Marguerite Mastromatto // Michael Baczor // Greg King // Bill Chemerka // Cyrus Newitt // Ken Farnell // Mary Ann Pianka // John Doty // Anthony Wanzer // Ronaldo J. Sellers // Joseph & Michael Bassano // Meghan Lechette // Frank Apollonio // Noah Baron // Terrence Beasor // Sakinah Bingham // Michael Blumenstock // Courtney Boches // Ian Bonner // Michael Broussard // Jennifer Butler // Kimberly Lynn Campbell // Leslie Connell // Vinson Corbo // Kirk Curran // Jessica Czop // Brian Distance // Christian Dorsey // Robin Dorsey // Hugh Dugan // Stephen Felt // Liam Ferguson // Vaughn Goland // Mark Hayes // Paul Monte Jr. // Pete Karas // George Kardulias // David Kneeream // Michael J. Kraycik // LATino // Chris Luensman // Michael J. Lyons // Quang Ly // Brian M. Martin // Cindy Marie Martin // Laura Beth McIlroy // John Mitchell // Michelle Murad // Denise Lynch Murter // Ken Myers // Matthew Nadu // Michelle Nagy // Jean Orlando // Chelsea OToole // Luis Pacheco // Lauren Pappas // Frank Pelligra // Chuck Pressler // Greg Pronko // Joe Raffa // Lil Rhee // Vincent Riviezzo // Tonya Satchell // Chuck Schanamann // Erika Schiff // David Adam Smith // Gilbert Soto // Al Sotto // Will Souders // Patrick Michael Strange // Frank Thon // Teddy Valdes // Summer Valentine // Sonny Vellozzi // Whitney Wilcox // Kate Yerves // Joe Zarriello // Stosh Zona, Regie: James L. Brooks, Drehbuch: James L. Brooks, Produzent: Julie Ansell // James L. Brooks // Laurence Mark // Richard Marks // Richard Sakai // John D. Schofield // Paula Weinstein, Musik: Hans Zimmer, Kamera: Janusz Kaminski, Schnitt: Richard Marks // Tracey Wadmore-Smith, Tonspur: Deutsch // DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio // Englisch // DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio // Französisch // DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio, Untertitel: Arabisch // Deutsch // Dänisch // Englisch // Finnisch // Französisch // Niederländisch // Norwegisch // Schwedisch // Türkisch, Laufzeit: 121 Minuten, Hersteller: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, Bildformat: 1.85:1, Bildfarbe: Farbe, Bildnorm: HDTV 1080p, Produktionsjahr: 2010, Produktionsland: USA, Rubrik: Komödie // Romanze, Verkäufer: averdo
The Colonel makes the first pick from the secret warehouse, “something from the Southwest”. In response, a large, strange wire contraption wrapped in an old “Indian blanket” arrives. Because of his Native American/Latino heritage, the Colonel is interested in identifying the old blanket. Virgil and Mandy test the wire contraption to an unexpected conclusion. Irina and Cynthia investigate the 18,000 year old book from the Marsala expedition and reveal some of its secrets. Cynthia’s drunk mother meddles into her work life, intent on Cynthia returning to Brandeis and more prestige. Mike attends a Men’s Rally he agreed to before the Institute. The Rally forces him to face and resolve his conflict between his “hippy” values and the military. The Men’s Rally also erupts into a riot in front of Mike and his University of Michigan friends. Rick tests classified equipment for the military. Mandy grapples with trying to understand why she feels disconnected. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Barbara Goldstein, Ph.D.. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/bigh/000465/bk_bigh_000465_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A great adventure in search of the First Emperor's treasure. The book was second place for the International Latino Award. Over 1,000,000 copies sold worldwide by the so-called "Queen of the Spanish Adventure Fiction", one of the top writers in the Spanish language, and author of the best seller The Last Cato. Set during the 1920s, Elvira De Poulain, a Spanish painter based in Paris, receives news that her estranged husband, now running the family textile business in China, has died in his house in Shanghai under strange circumstances and that she must make appropriate funeral arrangements. Accompanied by her niece, she leaves Marseille by boat to retrieve Rémy's body and claim her share of his worldly goods, unaware that this journey is the beginning of a compelling quest through China in search of the First Emperor's treasure. After an eventful voyage, they finally arrive, and Elvira and Fernanda soon find themselves immersed in an underworld of gangsters, opium dens, and political intrigues. The book has been successfully published in seven countries: US, Italy, Brazil, Holland, Greece, Romania, and Portugal. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Coleen Marlo. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/022686/bk_adbl_022686_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
International Latino Award in the category "best mystery novel" and an honorable mention for "best adventure novel". Three million copies sold worldwide by the so-called "queen of the Spanish adventure fiction" and one of the top writers in the Spanish language. Holy relics are disappearing from sacred spots around the world, and the Vatican will do whatever it takes to stop enterprising thieves from stealing what is left of the scattered and miniscule splinters of the true cross the Catholic Church has in its possession. Dr. Ottavia Salina, a brilliant paleographer, toils at her classified workspace deep within Vatican City, analyzing and restoring some of the world's most valuable religious artifacts, until she is called upon by the highest levels of the Roman Catholic Church and commissioned with a mysterious new assignment: She is to decipher the strange tattoos - seven Greek letters and seven crosses - found on an Ethiopian man's corpse. Next to what was left of the body were three pieces of wood - suspected by Vatican scholars to be fragments of the Vera Cruz, actual splinters from the cross on which Christ was crucified. With the help of the captain of the Pope's infamous Swiss Guard and a renowned archaeologist from Alexandria, Dr. Salina is able to uncover a shocking truth: For hundreds of years, a secret brotherhood that refers to itself as the Staurofilakes, headed by a mysterious figure called Cato, has been hiding the true cross and means to gather all remaining fragments for themselves. The markings on the Ethiopian corpse, they soon discover, correspond with each of the seven deadly sins, and are part of the complicated, possibly deadly initiation ritual used to deem candidates worthy of membership into the brotherhood. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Carol Monda. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/022685/bk_adbl_022685_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This audiobook is published by Floricanto Press. www.FloricantoPress.comChristopher Columbus wanted to prove he’d reached the edge of India. So, when he returned to Spain in 1493, he brought samples of gold, exotic plants, strange birds, and six Taíno "Indians" to the court of Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand. Kidnapped by Columbus is the fictional - largely accurate - historical account of the "Indians"' voyage to the Old World told through the eyes of a 14-year-old Native American. Columbus and his "Indians" returned to Spain at the height of the Inquisition, in the wake of the expulsion of all Jews and the final defeat of Islam in Europe. The "Indians" encounter some of the most prominent figures in history - Isabella and Ferdinand, Grand Inquisitor Tomás Torquemada, Catherine of Aragón, the ill-fated Prince Juan, and Pope Rodrigo Borgia, who issues Papal Bulls changing the boundaries of the Western Hemisphere to this day.Marcus (Marc) Wilson is a journalist who worked for three daily newspapers, five bureaus of The Associated Press, and was editor and publisher of the Bigfork Eagle, a weekly newspaper in Northwestern Montana. He also is the founder of TownNews.com. Marc is the author of Hero Street USA, University of Oklahoma Press, 2009. It was honored as Best History/Political Book in the International Latino Book Awards in 2010. Its Spanish version was similarly honored in 2013. Marc is a graduate of the University of Colorado, where he studied American frontier history under the renowned professor Robert Athearn. He and his wife, Ginny, live in Loveland, Colorado. The Montana Newspaper Association has honored Marc and Ginny as "master editor-publishers". The Inland Press Association has honored Marc with the Ray Carlson Community Service Award.The first-person narrator of this extraordinary account is Guarocuya, one of the six Taínos that Columbus "persuaded" to join him aboard La Niña. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Gordon Greenhill. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/176770/bk_acx0_176770_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A Remezcla Best Book by Latino and Latin American Authors of 2019 Praise for Dark Constellations &#8220;A slim allegory written with a chat forum&#8217;s acrid wit . . . [A] spot-on depiction of tech-industry misogyny.&#8221; &#8212;The Atlantic &#8220;Oloixarac toggles between severity and satire with Borgesian ease, yet her bleak visions of a society so easily conquered by a small number of amoral innovators is eerily plausible, and captured with an evocative lyricism.&#8221; &#8212;AV Club &#8220;An ambitiously expansive novel.&#8221; &#8212;Vulture &#8220;Rendered in beautiful English by Roy Kesey, whose translation reveals the complex layers of scientific, mystical, and technological vocabulary that Oloixarac so fearlessly wields. . . A wonderfully bizarre mix of scientific treatise, hallucinogenic history, and cyberpunk thriller.&#8221; &#8212;World Literature Today &#8220;Combining esoteric sciences, arts, technologies, cultures, philosophies and even lexicons with heightened, poetic and dreamlike scenes and descriptions, [Oloixarac] transports readers into a reality at once entirely extraordinary and all too familiar.&#8221; &#8212;Spine Magazine &#8220; Dark Constellations delivers exactly what you want in high-end science fiction&#8212;a deep thinker of a novel with a wide-eyed gusto for getting weird.&#8221; &#8212;Southwest Review &#8220;Despite following characters whose actions are essential to the species-wide transformations the novel depicts, the narrative often has a sense of inevitability, as if Niklas, Cassio, and Piera were merely performing foreordained parts in a dance they are only dimly aware of . . . this is not a traditional story, in which character drives event, but rather one in which characters are driven to action by forces they don&#8217;t quite understand, and are helpless to resist.&#8221; &#8212; Strange Horizons &#8220;An enjoyable and enlightening read . . . readers are bound to close the book with an appreciation for Oloixarac&#8217;s erudition and skill.&#8221; &#8212;Asymptote Journal &#8220;Asks questions about exploration and colonization, about big data and the curve of an individual life, all while being weird and ambitious.&#8221; &#8212; Remezcla &#8220;Dark Constellations is a grand saga of the anthropocene fever dream, spanning numerous continents, centuries, and species. With the technophilic, psychedelic flair of Thomas Pynchon and William Gibson, Pola Oloixarac tacks up miles of red yarn between 19th-century explorers, Argentinian cryptographers, secluded island tribes, computational biologists, and more. A novel of high style and heavyweight ideas, Dark Constellations charts a sublime order through the ritualistic carnage of science. Also, sex.&#8221; &#8212;Tony Tulathimutte, author of Private Citizens &#8220;With Dark Constellations, Pola Oloixarac exceeds the high expectations she set with Savage Theories, her deliciously wicked debut. Whip-smart and gleefully irreverent, Oloixarac's new novel establishes her as Argentina's most ferocious literary export. Fusing sci-fi and slapstick, Dark Constellations goes where no American writer would dare to tread. If you thought satire was dead, you haven't been reading Pola Oloixarac.&#8221; &#8212;Adam Morris, author of American Messiahs: False Prophets of a Damned Nation &#8220; Dark Constellations has a daring and turbulent erudition. It&#8217;s a cyberpunk with the bright colors of Latin America.&#8221; &#8212;Carol Bensimon, author of We All Loved Cowboys &#8220;Intriguing and terrifying . . . [the] 19th century interludes that thread through the novel, a fever dream of sex and hallucinogenics and weird experiments, contrast beautifully against the straightlaced prose of Cassio and Piera&#8217;s story.&#8221; &#8212;Locus Magazine &#8220;This genre-defying novel blends science fiction with cyberpunk with naturalism to end up with something utterly original . . . Oloixarac is
Within twenty-four hours a nightmare will be unleashed that could cause the death of untold millions and devastate a great nation. It's a plot being carried out by the unlikeliest of allies. A powerful mole within the deepest reaches of U.S. Intelligence has secretly conscripted the very criminals he's been charged with investigating -- former IRA terrorists, Latino and Asian gang members, Middle Eastern assassins and others -- creating one of the most insidious terrorist networks law enforcement has yet to take down. One man stands between the destroyers and the death tide: Jack Bauer, lone wolf operative for America's brand-new elite Counter Terrorist Unit. But he's three thousand miles from the CTU command center without backup in a strange city, New York. He's been artfully set up and is being hunted by the FBI for the murder of two of its agents. And time's almost up . . .