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  • Megatooth: A Deep Sea Thriller

    Viktor Zarkov, Sean Lenhart, Beacon Audiobooks

    Audible Audiobook (Beacon Audiobooks, July 18, 2017)
    When the death rate of sperm whales rises dramatically, a well-respected environmental activist puts together a ragtag team to hit the high seas to investigate the matter. They suspect that the deaths are due to poachers and they are all driven by a need for justice. Elsewhere, an experimental government vessel is enhancing deep sea mining equipment. They see one of these dead whales up close and personal...and are fairly certain that it wasn't poachers that killed it. Both of these teams are about to discover that poachers are the least of their worries. There is something hunting the whales. Something big. Something prehistoric. Something terrifying. Megatooth!
  • Brave New World

    Aldous Huxley, Michael York

    Audio CD (BBC Audiobooks America, Dec. 26, 2007)
    Originally published in 1932, this outstanding work of literature is more crucial and relevant today than ever before. Cloning, feel-good drugs, antiaging programs, and total social control through politics, programming, and media has Aldous Huxley accurately predicted our future? With a storyteller s genius, he weaves these ethical controversies in a compelling narrative that dawns in the year 632 AF (After Ford, the deity). When Lenina and Bernard visit a savage reservation, we experience how Utopia can destroy humanity.A powerful work of speculative fiction that has enthralled and terrified readers for generations, Brave New World is both a warning to be heeded and thought-provoking yet satisfying entertainment.
  • Hokee Wolf

    Clark Viehweg, Doug Greene, Beacon Audiobooks

    Audible Audiobook (Beacon Audiobooks, Nov. 5, 2018)
    On a sunny afternoon in sleepy Southeastern Idaho, a bread truck carrying $3 million in cash receipts from West Yellowstone is robbed on a lonely pine-shrouded highway. Except for the missing money, there is no evidence a robbery ever occurred. Hokee Wolf is a trained Native American shaman, and by using his unusual skills, he became Idaho's most successful private investigator. He was hired to find the thief or thieves and return the money. A glamorous New York television reporter named Glory, temporarily exiled for her safety, joins Hokee in his investigation. Using the sweat lodge ceremonies, Hokee teaches Glory many of the shaman rituals he uses in his investigations. The search leads through Hell's Canyon, underground rivers, the River of No Return, treacherous cinder cone lava flats, and ultimately to an island in the Caribbean where they both nearly lose their lives.
  • A Man out of Time

    Christopher Laflan, Sean Lenhart, Beacon Audiobooks

    Audible Audiobook (Beacon Audiobooks, Nov. 28, 2017)
    Plague, famine, and fear grip the United States as war rages across the globe. A single father with a secret of his own, will do anything to give his daughter a better life, but the sacrifice may be greater than anything he could have ever imagined. Five years after the Chinese Axis detonated an unknown weapon of mass destruction off the southern coast of the United States, Special Ops Sergeant John Crider and the members of Shadow Company have finally captured what they all hope will lead to the end of the war. Unfortunately, the population within the United States is no longer sustainable. In an effort to stabilize the economy, the government enacts the Cryonics Act. One hundred years in suspended animation, all debt forgiven, and a chance at a less crowded future are too good to pass up for John and his young daughter. Except not everything always goes as planned as Sergeant John Crider finds himself pitted against a land of prehistoric monsters genetically resurrected from the fossil record, murderous inhabitants, and a future he never wanted.
  • The Hunger in the Forest "Fuuuurrrrrr n'Bum": In English and Portuguese

    Rosaalda BrandĂŁo, Rosanna Bini, GHP audiobooks

    Audiobook (GHP audiobooks, July 11, 2019)
    Hunger in the forest “Fuuuurrrrrr n'bum” is a cultural book, which tells the story about the relationship between two best friends in a struggle for survival in the forest. It also represents a culture and way of life that children may not be familiar with. The story teaches important life lessons to children whilst telling them that life is not all roses and a happy ending, but if you learn certain things like "listening and following instructions", then you'll do great in life. A fome na floresta “Fuuuurrrrrr n'bum”, é um livro cultural, que conta a história da relação entre dois melhores amigos em uma luta pela sobrevivência na floresta. Também representa uma cultura e um modo de vida que as crianças podem não estar familiarizadas. A história ensina importantes lições de vida para as crianças, enquanto lhes diz que a vida não é todas as rosas e um final feliz, mas se você aprender certas coisas como "ouvir e seguir instruções", então você se fará muito bem na vida. Author Bio: Being an African is one of the richest benefits as a black woman in society. That gave me the best childhood I could imagine. The reality of my imagination as a child has empowered me to create this magical world that I am so eager to share with everyone and especially with my son; the inspiration that made it all possible. Ser uma africana, é um dos benefícios mais ricos como uma mulher negra na sociedade. Isso me deu a melhor infância que eu poderia imaginar. A realidade da minha imaginação quando criança, me fortaleceu para criar este mundo mágico que estou tão ansioso para compartilhar com todos e especialmente com meu filho; a inspiração que tornou tudo isso possível.
  • Leadership And Self-Deception: Getting Out Of The Box

    Arbinger Institute, William Dufris

    Audio CD (BBC Audiobooks America, Nov. 30, 2004)
    [Read by William Dufris] Most personal and organizational problems are the result of a little-known phenomenon called self-deception. We deceive ourselves into thinking were doing the right thing for the right reason, but people wont follow a leader whose motives are selfish. The tricky thing is, we don't know that our motivation is flawed. Through an entertaining and highly instructive story, this audiobook explains what self-deception is, how people get trapped in it, how it undermines relationships and organizational achievement, and -- most importantly -- the surprising way to solve it.
  • Father Christmas's Fake Beard

    Terry Pratchett, Julian Rhind-Tutt

    Audio CD (Audiobooks, Sept. 25, 2018)
    Have you ever wanted Christmas to be different? Turkey and carols, presents and crackers - they all start to feel a bit . . . samey. How about a huge exploding mince pie, a pet abominable snowman, or a very helpful partridge in a pear tree? What if Father Christmas went to work at a zoo, or caused chaos in a toy store, or was even arrested for burglary!? Dive into the fantastically funny world of Terry Pratchett, for a festive treat like no other. These ten stories will have you laughing, gasping and crying (with laughter) - you'll never see Christmas in the same way again.
  • The Teddy Bear’s Promise

    Robyn Belton, Bruce Phillips, Audiobooks NZ

    Audiobook (Audiobooks NZ, Feb. 12, 2019)
    "A long time ago", began Dad, "a bear met a little boy and, right away, it knew it loved him." When Dad discovers a mysterious, dusty box in Gran’s attic, and brings it home to Max, the scene is set for a poignant and intriguing family tale. What could be inside the box, and why is it so important that Max hear Dad’s story before he’s allowed to open it? As Max listens, it becomes apparent that the box contains a special treasure, one that only Max can breathe life into.
  • The Children's Horrible House, Book 1

    N. Jane Quackenbush, Liz Terry, Beacon Audiobooks

    Audiobook (Beacon Audiobooks, May 3, 2016)
    Holly Spinatsch, a curious and rebellious tomboy, was forewarned by her siblings that if she didn't make her bed, she would be taken away to the Children's Horrible House...and indeed she was. On her search for kinship in this seemingly haunted jail-like mansion, she discovers a mystery lurking and breathing, crying out for discovery. However, when she and her friends attempt to solve the mystery, they are only left with more questions.
  • The Beach at Doonshean

    Penny Feeny, Aoife McMahon, Rosa Audiobooks

    Audible Audiobook (Rosa Audiobooks, Nov. 21, 2019)
    In Ireland, the past never dies.... Long ago, on a windswept Irish beach, a young father died saving the life of another man's child. Thirty years later, his widow, Julia, decides to return to this wild corner of Ireland to lay the past to rest. Her journey sparks others: her daughter Bel, an artist, joins her mother in Ireland, while son Matt and daughter-in-law Rachel, at home in Liverpool, embark on some soul searching of their own. As the threads of past and present intertwine, Julia's family confront long-buried feelings of guilt, anger, fear and desire. Only then can they allow the crashing waves of the beach at Doonshean to bond them together once again.
  • Black Frog: Doug Bateman Mystery, Book 2

    B.D. Smith, Jeff Lemucchi, Beacon Audiobooks

    Audible Audiobook (Beacon Audiobooks, Oct. 10, 2019)
    2019 Maxy Awards "Best Thriller". This is the second book in the mystery series featuring Detective Doug Bateman and investigator Anne Quinn. When opponents of a planned resort development on Moosehead Lake in northern Maine start turning up dead, Detective Doug Bateman of the Maine State Police is called in. Concurrently, investigator Anne Quinn with the Piscataquis County Sheriff's Office is looking into a series of bizarre assaults on women. As the parallel investigations unfold, Bateman and Quinn each find their cases becoming more complex and more disturbing. The sexual assaults may be part of a larger pattern that has played out across the country, and the axe murders of environmentalists may not be linked to the Moosehead Lake development project. Emma Lange, a reporter renting a room above Greenville's Black Frog Restaurant on Moosehead Lake, makes life difficult for both Bateman and Quinn as they struggle to solve their respective cases while also sorting out their personal relationship.
  • Secret Seekers Society and the Beast of Bladenboro: Secret Seekers Society, Book 1

    J.L. Hickey, Doug Greene, Beacon Audiobooks

    Audiobook (Beacon Audiobooks, Nov. 29, 2018)
    Secret Seekers Society and the Beast of Bladenboro follows the young protagonists Hunter Glenn and Elly Ann through an adventure ripe with adversity, paranormal monsters, secret societies, and most haunting of all, a life without their parents. Both siblings suffer emotional struggle from the sudden loss of their parents, as well as their physical journey into a new and strange “home”: an ancient and creepy mansion known only as the Belmonte Estate. The children slowly unravel the secrets of their parents’ true identities, the origin of the strange mansion, and their inheritance into an ancient secret society of monster hunters.