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Listeners around the world have been enthralled by Killing Lincoln Killing Kennedy and Killing Jesus riveting works of nonfiction that journey into the heart of the most famous murders in history Now from Bill O Reilly anchor of The O Reilly Factor comes the most epic audiobook of all in this multimillion-selling series Killing Patton General George S Patton Jr died under mysterious circumstances in the months following the end of World War II For almost seventy years there has been suspicion that his death was not an accident and may very well have been an act of assassination Killing Patton takes readers inside the final year of the war and recounts the events surrounding Patton s tragic demise naming names of the many powerful individuals who wanted him silenced
Nominated for a 2014 Grammy in the Spoken Word category Hilarious and heartfelt observations on aging from one of America s favorite comedians now that he s 65 and a look back at a remarkable career Billy Crystal is 65 and he s not happy about it With his trademark wit and heart he outlines the absurdities and challenges that come with growing old from insomnia to memory loss to leaving dinners with half your meal on your shirt In humorous chapters like Buying the Plot and Nodding Off Crystal not only catalogues his physical gripes but offers a road map to his 77 million fellow baby boomers who are arriving at this milestone age with him He also looks back at the most powerful and memorable moments of his long and storied life from entertaining his relatives as a kid in Long Beach Long Island and his years doing stand-up in the Village up through his legendary stint at Saturday Night Live When Harry Met Sally and his long run as host of the Academy Awards Listeners get a front-row seat to his one-day career with the New York Yankees he was the first player to ever test positive for Maalox his love affair with Sophia Loren and his enduring friendships with several of his idols including Mickey Mantle and Muhammad Ali He lends a... light touch to more serious topics like religion the aging friends I know have turned to the Holy Trinity Advil bourbon and Prozac grandparenting and of course dentistry As wise and poignant as they are funny Crystal s reflections are an unforgettable look at an extraordinary life well lived Still Foolin Em includes a portion recorded in front of a live studio audience more
Complete Spanish is a unique multimedia program that takes you beginner to advanced level in one convenient package At the core of Complete Spanish is the Living Language Method based on linguistic science proven techniques and over 65 years of experience Our method teaches you the whole language so you can express yourself not just recite memorized words or scripts Millions have learned with Living Language Now it s your turn 3 Books 46 lessons additional review exercises culture notes an extensive glossary and a grammar summary plus a bonus notebook 9 Audio CDs Vocabulary dialogues audio exercises and more listen while using the books or use for review on the go Free Online Learning Flashcards games and interactive quizzes for each lesson at www livinglanguage com languagelab To learn more visit livinglanguage com The Living Language Method Build a Foundation Start speaking Spanish immediately using essential words and phrases Progress with Confidence Build on each lesson as you advance to full sentences then actual conversations Retain what You ve Learned Special recall exercises move your new language from short-term to long-term memory Achieve Your Goals Don t just mimic or memorize Develop practical language skills to speak... in any situation more
It took Steve Harvey years to recognize his personal gift his unique talent of making people laugh and listen and even then he still struggled at one point being homeless and living out of his car But through it all he remained focused on his goals using his gift and his tenacity to achieve unimaginable success And now in Act Like a Success Think Like a Success he s paying it forward to help you live your dreams and create your own legacy Every person is born with a gift and that gift can never be taken away from you You need only to harness it build it and attach it to the right vehicle using it in every aspect of your life With Steve s easy advice and his sensible yet innovative principles Act Like a Success Think Like a Success is your road map to identifying your gift perfecting it and letting it transform your life Finding success and creating a legacy is not easy it takes time and courage With this essential guide and through Steve s warm humor and remarkable insights you can harness your gift and create the life you ve always wanted Act Like a Success Think Like a Success will inspire you It will motivate you And it will change your life
EDGE OF ETERNITY is the sweeping passionate conclusion to Ken Follett s extraordinary historical epic The Century Trilogy Throughout these books Follett has followed the fortunes of five intertwined families American German Russian English and Welsh as they make their way through the twentieth century Now they come to one of the most tumultuous eras of all the enormous social political and economic turmoil of the 1960s through the 1980s from civil rights assassinations mass political movements and Vietnam to the Berlin Wall the Cuban Missile Crisis presidential impeachment revolution and rock and roll East German teacher Rebecca Hoffman discovers she s been spied on by the Stasi for years and commits an impulsive act that will affect her family for the rest of their lives George Jakes the child of a mixed-race couple bypasses a corporate law career to join Robert F Kennedy s Justice Department and finds himself in the middle not only of the seminal events of the civil rights battle but a much more personal battle of his own Cameron Dewar the grandson of a senator jumps at the chance to do some official and unofficial espionage for a cause he believes in only to discover that the world is a much more dangerous place than he d... imagined Dimka Dvorkin a young aide to Nikita Khrushchev becomes a prime agent both for good and for ill as the United States and the Soviet Union race to the brink of nuclear war while his twin sister Tania carves out a role that will take her from Moscow to Cuba to Prague to Warsaw and into history As always with Follett the historical background is brilliantly researched and rendered the action fast-moving the characters rich in nuance and emotion With the hand of a master he brings us into a world we thought we knew but now will never seem the same again more
THE 7 HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE PEOPLE is recognized as one of the most influential audio-books ever recorded In this seminal work Stephen R Covey presents a holistic integrated principle-centred approach for solving personal and professional problems With penetrating insights and pointed anecdotes Covey reveals a step-by-step pathway for living with fairness integrity honesty and human dignity - principles that give us the security to adapt to change and the wisdom and power to take advantage of the opportunities that change creates The 7 Habits have become so famous because they work From Habit 1 Be Proactive and Habit 2 Begin with the End in Mind millions of people have worked their way through the 7 and found in them a key to transforming their lives Translated into thirty-four languages THE 7 HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE PEOPLE has been the key to the success of legions of business leaders and individuals the world over
John Grisham has a new hero and she s full of surprises The year is 2008 and Samantha Kofer s career at a huge Wall Street law firm is on the fast track until the recession hits and she gets downsized furloughed escorted out of the building Samantha though is one of the lucky associates She s offered an opportunity to work at a legal aid clinic for one year without pay after which there would be a slim chance that she d get her old job back In a matter of days Samantha moves from Manhattan to Brady Virginia population 2 200 in the heart of Appalachia a part of the world she has only read about Mattie Wyatt lifelong Brady resident and head of the town s legal aid clinic is there to teach her how to help real people with real problems For the first time in her career Samantha prepares a lawsuit sees the inside of an actual courtroom gets scolded by a judge and receives threats from locals who aren t so thrilled to have a big-city lawyer in town And she learns that Brady like most small towns harbors some big secrets Her new job takes Samantha into the murky and dangerous world of coal mining where laws are often broken rules are ignored regulations are flouted communities are divided and the land itself is under attack from Big... Coal Violence is always just around the corner and within weeks Samantha finds herself engulfed in litigation that turns deadly more
Twenty years ago Diana Gabaldon swept readers into her mesmerizing world brimming with history romance and adventure In celebration of the series that has captured the heart of millions here is a special 20th anniversary edition of the novel that started it all including a new essay a new map a CD with Outlander the musical and more OUTLANDER The year is 1945 Claire Randall is traveling with her husband when she touches a boulder in one of the ancient stone circles that dot the British Isles Suddenly she is hurled back in time to a Scotland torn by war and raiding border clans in the year of our Lord 1743 Catapulted into the intrigues of lairds and spies that may threaten her life she soon realizes that an alliance with James Fraser a gallant young Scots warrior might be the only way to survive Thus begins a work of unrivaled storytelling that has become a modern classic
1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERJack Reacher returns in the latest fast-moving action-packed suspenseful book from Lee Child You can leave the army but the army doesn t leave you Not always Not completely notes Jack Reacher and sure enough the retired military cop is soon pulled back into service This time for the State Department and the CIA Someone has taken a shot at the president of France in the City of Light The bullet was American The distance between the gunman and the target was exceptional How many snipers can shoot from three-quarters of a mile with total confidence Very few but John Kott an American marksman gone bad is one of them And after fifteen years in prison he s out unaccounted for and likely drawing a bead on a G8 summit packed with enough world leaders to tempt any assassin If anyone can stop Kott it s the man who beat him before Reacher And though he d rather work alone Reacher is teamed with Casey Nice a rookie analyst who keeps her cool with Zoloft But they re facing a rough road full of ruthless mobsters Serbian thugs close calls double-crosses and no backup if they re caught All the while Reacher can t stop thinking about the woman he once failed to save But he won t let that that happen again Not this time... Not Nice Reacher never gets too close But now a killer is making it personal Praise for Personal The best one yet Stephen King Reacher is the stuff of myth a great male fantasy One of this century s most original tantalizing pop-fiction heroes Child does a masterly job of bringing his adventure to life with endless surprises and fierce suspense The Washington Post Yet another satisfying page-turner Entertainment Weekly Reacher is always up for a good fight most entertainingly when he goes mano a mano with a seven-foot 300-pound monster of a mobster named Little Joey But it s Reacher the Teacher who wows here Marilyn Stasio The New York Times Jack Reacher is today s James Bond a thriller hero we can t get enough of I read every one as soon as it appears Ken Follett Reacher s just one of fiction s great mysterious strangers Maxim If you like fast-moving thrillers you ll want to take a look at this one John Sandford Fans won t be disappointed by this suspense-filled riveting thriller Library Journal starred review Child is the alpha dog of thriller writers each new book zooming to the top of best-seller lists with the velocity of a Reacher head butt Booklist Every Reacher novel delivers a jolt to the nervous system Kirkus ReviewsFrom the Hardcover edition more
The new thriller from 1 New York Times bestselling author Michael Connelly follows Detective Harry Bosch and his new partner as they investigate a recent murder where the trigger was pulled nine years earlier In the LAPD s Open-Unsolved Unit not many murder victims die almost a decade after the crime So when a man succumbs to complications from being shot by a stray bullet nine years earlier Bosch catches a case in which the body is still fresh but all other evidence is virtually nonexistent Now Bosch and rookie Detective Lucia Soto are tasked with solving what turns out to be a highly charged politically sensitive case Beginning with the bullet that s been lodged for years in the victim s spine they must pull new leads from years-old information which soon reveal that this shooting may have been anything but random In this gripping new novel Michael Connelly shows once again why Harry Bosch is one of the greats of crime fiction New York Daily News