The Shadow´´ (Danish: ´´Skyggen´´) is a fairy tale by Danish poet and author Hans Christian Andersen. The tale was first published in 1847. Once a learned man from the northern regions of Europe went on a voyage south. One night, he sat on his terrace, while the fire behind him cast his shadow on the opposite balcony. As he was sitting there, resting, the man was amused to observe how the shadow followed his every movement, as if he really did sit upon the opposing balcony. When he finally grew tired and went to sleep, he imagined the shadow would likewise retire in the house across the street. The next morning however, the man found to his surprise that he in fact had lost his shadow overnight. As a new shadow slowly grew back from the tip of his toes, the man did not give the incident another thought, returned to northern Europe, and took up writing again. Several years passed by until one night there was a knock at his door. To his surprise, it was his shadow, the one he lost years before in Africa, and now stood upon his doorstep, almost completely human in appearance. Astonished by his sudden reappearance, the learned man invited him into his house, and soon the two sat by the fireplace, as the shadow related how he had come to be man... 1. Language: English. Narrator: Carol Phillips. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/edel/005797/bk_edel_005797_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Written with the voice and rhythm of the street that only first-hand knowledge can provide, Shark Bait will attract young adult patrons to your library the way The Outsiders did a generation ago. In this gritty and realistic audiobook, 12-year-old Mokes is torn between obeying his father, the police chief in a small Hawaiian town, and hanging out with his trouble-seeking friends. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Graham Salisbury. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/reco/006688/bk_reco_006688_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
With some of the most spine-chilling scenes in modern suspense fiction, Bait guarantees the listener a roller coaster ride with a hero not afraid to cross the line. Life for narcotics detective Jack Walsh is one continuous drunken binge - until one blurry night when his car veers into an oncoming car, killing the son of Boston’s premier crime boss. Now Jack must decide if he wants to hide from D’Angelo’s vengeful compatriots or reclaim his life. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Frank Muller. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/reco/005377/bk_reco_005377_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Never play a game if you don´t really understand the stakes...When Terry and Wayne stumble upon a backwoods bar while camping in the Rockies, they just want a beer and a burger. And maybe a warm bed for the night, if they´re lucky. Instead they find themselves in the middle of a strange group of disturbingly scarred locals, served by a one-armed bartender. Even the sexy waitress with the elaborate octopus tattoo has what looks to be...bite marks? They know they should leave. But when libido and booze lure them into the back room for the local highlight of Carioca Fish Bait Fridays, they find themselves unwitting players in a very dangerous game. John Everson, Bram Stoker Award-winning author of seven novels, brings you Fish Bait, a savage bite of backcountry horror. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Luke Daniels. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/brll/007088/bk_brll_007088_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A stranger online. Dark hair and even darker eyes that knew my dirty desires before I did. A fantasy that should never be spoken. But he pulled the confession from me. And now he´s coming for me. Rough. Dirty. Dangerous. It´s supposed to be one night to get me off and make me forget. He´ll make me his and I´ll pretend I don´t want him to. I´ll run and he´ll chase. Because I asked him for this. I begged him for this. Tonight, in the darkness, he´s the hunter. And I´m the bait. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Evan Garrett, Posey Clifford. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/032200/bk_adbl_032200_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Samantha Becker is a busy and talented trauma surgeon with no time for nonsense. Her sister may have a special Shifter Gene, but Sammie is fairly certain she doesn´t have it, and she´s happy with her life the way it is. She doesn´t need the complicated Shifter lifestyle, and she certainly doesn´t need Liam Keller: Alpha cougar, Mayor of Cougarville, and undercover billionaire. She hates him, but Liam is unable to get the curvy surgeon out of his head. But the Shifter world isn´t ready to let Sammie go. She´s being stalked by someone who´s desperate for Shifter hormones, and Liam takes it upon himself to protect Sammie from harm. Things begin heating up between Sammie and Liam, but will they have to succumb to their inner animals in order to save Sammie´s life? Cougar Bait is fun and sexy and will take listeners on an emotional thrill ride. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Angela Moore. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/aren/002508/bk_aren_002508_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Live Bait by P. J. Tracy, read by Sarah Borges. When elderly Morey Gilbert is found, lying dead in the grass by his wife, Lily, it´s a tragedy, but it shouldn´t have been a shock - old people die. But when she finds a bullet hole in his skull, the blood washed away by heavy rain, sadness turns to fear. It looks like an execution....Soon a whole city is fearful as new victims are found, killed with the same cold precision. All elderly. All apparently blameless.Detectives Gino and Magozzi, race to uncover a connection and their best hope of doing so may be Grace McBride, beautiful, damaged survivor of an earlier killing spree. And the answers, it seems, are buried in a terrible past. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Sarah Borges. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/pauk/001792/bk_pauk_001792_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A scandalous thriller of the dark world of Silicon Valley billionaires, and the women who prey on them for their money. The man: Wolfgang Schmitt: former model, newly single, habitual wiseass. It´s a profile only his ailing mother could love - but it makes him perfect for one thing.... The bait: Billionaire Nelson Scott wants Schmitt to seduce his wife - setting off a prenuptial clause that will keep her hands off his money. The job pays a million bucks just for trying. Another four if Schmitt pulls it off. All he has to do is say yes... The switch: Next thing he knows, he´s dealing with a lot more than he bargained for. Like Scott´s gorgeous, stiletto-sharp lawyer. A couple of shady suits who may or may not be Feds. And a few more dead bodies than he´s used to. But in the big leagues of money and power, Schmitt happens. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Stephen Bel Davies. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/019085/bk_adbl_019085_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Ex-Flying Squad cop Jake Moore´s career was cut short by a bullet; ten years on, he runs a game fishing business that is about to go to the wall. But old habits die hard, and when cerebral Mombasa detective Daniel Jouma - seemingly the only good policeman in a city where corruption is king - asks for his help in solving a baffling murder case, he cannot help but become involved. The mangled body of a street criminal has been washed up on the beach and a fishing boat skipper and his bait boy have blown up in the water. When Jake and Jouma look closer, they discover that not only are the murders linked, but the conspiracy surrounding them stretches far beyond the reaches of Africa - and has deadly implications for everyone concerned... 1. Language: English. Narrator: Ben Onwukwe. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/howe/000428/bk_howe_000428_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.