Stan Weir is mourning a tragic loss when he meets a mysterious nine-year-old girl, who claims to be the reincarnated spirit of his late wife. Marcy Keef is a single mother trying to make ends meet when her daughter Erin starts describing 'past life memories'. Neither wants to believe Erin, but as violent secrets are revealed, the truth becomes harder to deny. With echoes of Stephen King, Second Skin is a propulsive thriller about grief, guilt and truths better left unknown. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Ellen Archer. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/or/orig/000957/or_orig_000957_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A computer-generated fantasy gone wrong...In one final attempt to salvage the wreckage of my life, I stepped into a virtual reality chamber, searching for something, anything, that might make me want to live again. But when I emerged inside the virtual world of Second Skin, I immediately discovered that things had gone wrong - terribly wrong.I was suddenly trapped in a strange place where nothing was what it seemed - unable to determine what was real...unsure of anything, including myself.Hunted and alone in this harsh land, how will I survive?And even more importantly, who the hell am I?Reader advisory: This audiobook contains scenes of graphic violence and deals with mature themes. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Sarah L. Colton. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/170789/bk_acx0_170789_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A rejuvenated spy, Ben Lo, is sent on a mission to one of Neptune's moons, where he encounters his ex-wife. As Ben Lo's assignment progresses, his finds his memory is not what it should be, and the mission proceeds with high-tech intrigue and counter-intrigue. This story is part of the author's Quiet War series. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jared Doreck. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/atxt/000018/bk_atxt_000018_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
With fiends like Eryn... Monsters. Bloodsuckers. The evil. The damned. Eryn McCain knows they exist - she's been hunting them since she was a child. At 16, she's ready to take on all comers. Being a shapeshifter gives her an advantage when it comes to her unusual part-time job. The hours suck and the pay is, well, non-existent, but bonuses like inhuman strength and night vision make tracking scary beasties a dream come true. Especially in a town like Redgrave. When an ancient demon targets Redgrave High, Eryn and her crew of hunters must face their innermost fears to prevent the Harvest Moon Dance from becoming one serious Monster Mash. Loyalties are tested and temptations abound. With questions ever brewing, can Eryn share a future with the brooding, noble, human Alec - the hunter after her heart? Or will she succumb to her enemy's son, Wade, a seductive predator as bloodthirsty as she is? What happens when you're both the beauty and the beast? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Elizabeth Semida. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/023067/bk_acx0_023067_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Nicholas Linnear won a major battle with the apocalyptic destruction of Floating City. But his enemy has retreated from the ruins left smoldering in the Vietnamese jungle, to regroup and mount the assault that will solidify his ultimate power-and destroy Linnear. That enemy is Mick Leonforte, scion of a proud and deadly Mafia dynasty. Now an international corporate power broker as well as a criminal czar, Leonforte is preparing to take on Linnear, his sworn nemesis, on the battleground where business and warfare become one. There Linnear comes face to face with a terrible truth about his own father, one that links Nicholas inescapably to his enemy. It places Koei, the woman he loves above all else, in the vengeful path of a sadistic criminal genius. And it will plunge Nicholas into the depths of Kshira-the dark side of the mystical power he possesses-the terrible force that even the master who trained Nicholas was powerless to escape. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Robert Forster. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/pnix/000175/bk_pnix_000175_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A deliciously dark, gorgeously-written YA mystery that'll prickle your skin... and leave a permanent mark. There are no secrets in Saintstone. From the second you're born, every achievement, every failing, every significant moment are all immortalized on your skin. There are honorable marks that let people know you're trustworthy. And shameful tattoos that announce you as a traitor. After her father dies, Leora finds solace in the fact that his skin tells a wonderful story. That is, until she glimpses a mark on the back of his neck - the symbol of the worst crime a person can commit in Saintstone. Leora knows it has to be a mistake, but before she can do anything about it, the horrifying secret gets out, jeopardizing her father's legacy...and Leora's life. In her startlingly prescient debut, Alice Broadway shines a light on the dangerous lengths we go to make our world feel orderly - even when the truth refuses to stay within the lines. This rich, lyrical fantasy with echoes of Orwell is unlike anything you've ever read or heard, a tale guaranteed to get under your skin. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Amy Shiels. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/schc/000855/bk_schc_000855_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Your name is a collection of sounds and syllables that identify you. It's your tag, handle, label, second skin. It's written on your birth certificate and it'll be inscribed on your grave. But what does it actually mean? Names carry family dreams, expectations and legacies. In this episode, stories about the power and politics of names - how they shape us and how we shape them. What does your name say about you? [Broadcast Date: June 22, 2016] 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jim Fleming. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/tbon/160622/rt_tbon_160622_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
They have never seen a murder like it. A talented tattoo artist is using poison instead of ink. His victim is a young woman. And on her skin he's left a message: 'the second'. Drafted in to investigate, NYPD detective Lincoln Rhyme and his associate Amelia Sachs find the scene has been scrubbed of evidence. All except for one trace - a scrap of paper that connects this case with one they will never forget. And like the Bone Collector before him, Rhyme and Sachs find themselves pitted against a twisted serial killer choosing his victims seemingly at random, a perpetrator who plans his work to the last detail, in a deadly contest with any who try to stop him. But how close is his connection with that old case? What is the meaning of the words tattooed in poison on the skin of first victim? And where will he strike next? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jeff Harding. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/hodd/000659/bk_hodd_000659_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Forensic linguist Macy Reid is an expert on kidnapping, having been abducted when she was a child. So, she is the perfect investigator to be called in when a Denver tycoon's 11-year-old daughter is abducted - for the second time. But Macy's biggest stumbling block may be a member of her own team: Kellan Burke, the wise-cracking, rule-breaking investigator who relishes getting under Macy's skin - and who just may be the man to help her confront the demons from her past. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Bronson Pinchot. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/022340/bk_adbl_022340_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.