It´s 1960s America, and Herbie Gneiss is forced to leave college to get a job. Mr. Gibbon, a patriotic veteran of three wars, works with Herbie at Kant-Brake toy factory. When Herbie is drafted, Mr. Gibbon feels that he, too, should do something for his country; and so he decides to rob the Mount Holly Trust Company.... 1. Language: English. Narrator: Nathan Osgood. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/howe/001285/bk_howe_001285_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
I´m his entertainment. His toy. Payment on a debt. I tell myself I hate him, but every time he walks into the room, my body betrays me. How can I want him and fear him in the same moment? They told me he´d mess with my head. Make it go to war with my body. But I didn´t realize it would be complete anarchy. I should´ve known better. When Mount´s involved, there are no rules. I will not surrender. I will not show weakness. I´ll stand my ground and make it out of this bargain with my heart and soul intact. But he has other plans.... 1. Language: English. Narrator: Grace Grant, Joe Arden. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/blak/010492/bk_blak_010492_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
´´See paints a fascinating portrait of a complex and enigmatic society, in which nothing is ever quite as it appears, and of the people, peasant and aristocrat alike, who are bound by its subtle strictures.” (San Diego Union-Tribune) While David Stark is asked to open a law office in Beijing, his lover, detective Liu Hulan, receives an urgent message from an old friend imploring her to investigate the suspicious death of her daughter, who worked for a toy company about to be sold to David’s new client, Tartan Enterprises.Despite David’s protests, Hulan goes undercover at the toy factory in the rural village of Da Shui, deep in the heart of China. It is a place that forces Hulan to face a past she has long been running from. Once there, rather than finding answers to the girl’s death, Hulan unearths more questions, all of which point to possible crimes committed by David’s client. Suddenly, Hulan and David find themselves on opposing sides: One of them is trying to expose a company and unearth a killer, while the other is ethically bound to protect his client.As pressures mount and danger increases, Hulan and David uncover universal truths about good and evil, right and wrong - and the sometimes subtle lines that distinguish them.Praise for The Interior:´´[See] illuminates tradition and change, Western and Eastern cultural differences.... All this in the middle of her thriller which is also about greed, corruption, abuse of the disadvantaged, the desperation of those on the bottom of the food chain, and love.” (The Tennessean)´´Sophisticated...graceful... See’s picture of contemporary China’s relationship with the United States is aptly played out through her characters.” (Los Angeles Times)´´Immediate, haunting and exquisitely rendered.” (San Francisco Chronicle) 1. Language: English. Narrator: Janet Song. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/rand/002336/bk_rand_002336_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.