Hotel Valhalla Guide to the Norse Worlds
Penguin presents the unabridged. downloadable audiobook edition of Hotel Valhalla Guide to the Norse Worlds by Rick Riordan. read by Kieran Culkin. Discover the lore behind the fantastical world of Magnus Chase. Helgi – the hotel manager – created this book for each hotel guest. so that he wouldnt have to answer so many questions at the front desk. It has short entries about the deities. mythical beings. and fantastic creatures from the nine Norse worlds. and also contains bonus material. including interviews. newspaper articles. short stories and more. The tone is humorous. complementing Ricks series.
Autor: Rick Riordan
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team of assassins controlled by a mysterious power broker who will stop at nothing to hide the truth. Fleeing for their lives in an environment as desolate as it is lethal. their only hope for survival is to find out who is behind this masterful ploy. The truth. they will learn. is the most shocking deception of all in this ‚;taut. fast-paced. barn-burner of a book’ (St. Petersburg Times).
It bore an eerie resemblance to a rape that had taken place months earlier in a nearby town. Galbraith contacted the detective on that case. Edna Hendershot. and they joined forces. Galbraith and Hendershot soon realised they were dealing with a serial rapist: a man who took calculated steps to erase all physical evidence. who photographed each of his victims. threatening to release the images online if the women went to the police. After weeks of meticulous investigation. they had a name. But they also had yet another victim – a young woman whose identity was a mystery. a possible missing link. It was imperative they find her. Based on investigative files and extensive interviews with those involved. A False Report is a serpentine tale of doubt. lies and a hunt for justice. It unveils the disturbing reality of how sexual assault is investigated and the long history of scepticism towards its victims. But it is also the story of two women whose determined resolve and detective brilli
Random House presents the audiobook edition of A False Report by T. Christian Miller and Ken Armstrong. read by Hillary Huber with an epilogue read by Ken Armstrong and an authors’ note read by T. Christian Miller.Two Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists uncover the true story of Marie. She said she was raped; police said she lied. It was an easy case to close until two detectives cracked it back open. On 11 August 2008. eighteen-year-old Marie reported that a masked man had broken into her home and raped her. Within days. police – and even those closest to Marie – became suspicious of her story: details of the crime just didn’t seem plausible. Confronted with the seeming inconsistencies. Marie broke down and said her story was a fabrication – a bid for attention. The police convicted her of making a false report. She was vilified as a liar. More than two years later. some 1.600 kilometres away. detective Stacy Galbraith was assigned to a case of sexual assault.
Autor: Jennifer Probst
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with sharp observations and a deep appreciation for Chinas rich past. Clissold presents five rules anyone can use to deal effectively with modern Chinese counterparts. These include understanding that: China has its own set of rules that provide a unique pathway to success; the quest for stability overrides all others; in China. one should never attack directly; in solving problems. stick to practicalities and avoid arguments over theory; and knowing yourself and knowing the other will help you survive a hundred battles.Combining exuberant storytelling. sly humor. and counterintuitive insights. Chinese Rules traces Clissolds latest adventures. providing an object lesson in the contradictions between reality and conventional belief that continue to make China a fascinating. perplexing. and irresistible destination for Westerners.
„That was the year we had no food.” It’s the spring of 1864. and times are hard in Washington County. Arkansas. especially for thirteen-year-old Travis Ford. He hasn’t heard from his father. a sergeant in the Second Arkansas Cavalry. in months. His mother is struggling to make ends meet on the family farm and abandoned sawmill near Poison Spring. All Travis really wants to do is to follow his passion-make up adventure stories in the style of Alexandre Dumas. But the Civil War keeps getting in his way. Since his mother hails from Illinois and has Abolitionist leanings. the Ford family-including Travis’ twin sister. Edith. and their seven-year-old brother. Baby Hugh-has few friends to turn to for help. only eccentric Miss Mary Frederick. who owns a cotton plantation down the road. and Uncle Willard Ford. a slave trader in nearby Camden. For the most part. Anna Louella Ford and her children find themselves alone. and they are about to become even more isolated.
Autor: Johnny D. Boggs
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Welcome to Humbug Mountain. Little did Wiley. the son of a traveling newspaperman. imagine that the search for his grandfather would lead him into the hands of those nasty villains of the West-Shagnasty John and the Fool Killer. Using their newspaper. The Humbug Mountain Hoorah. Wiley and his sister and mother go about outwitting the outlaws in their scheme to ambush Grandfather’s new boat and its cargo of gold.
Autor: Sid Fleischman
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the chief of the band. and fighting their wars against not only other Indians. but white men. too-complicating his sense of loyalty. his promised vengeance. and his very understanding of self. But when disease. starvation. and westward expansion finally decimate the Comanche. Eli is left alone in a world in which he belongs nowhere. neither white nor Indian. civilized or fully wild.Deftly interweaving Elis story with those of his son. Peter. and his great-granddaughter. JA.The Sondeftly explores the legacy of Elis ruthlessness. his drive to power. and his life-long status as an outsider. even as the McCullough family rises to become one of the richest in Texas. a ranching-and-oil dynasty of unsurpassed wealth and privilege.Harrowing. panoramic. and deeply evocative.The Sonis a fully realized masterwork in the greatest tradition of the American canon-an unforgettable novel that combines the narrative prowess of Larry McMurtry with the knife edge sharpness of Cormac McCarthy.
Autor: Olen Steinhauer
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