INCLUDES A CONVERSATION WITH STEPHEN KING AND BEV VINCENT! Stephen King hates to fly. Now he and coeditor Bev Vincent would like to share this fear of flying with you. Welcome to Flight or Fright, an anthology about all the things that can go horribly wrong when you´re suspended six miles in the air, hurtling through space at more than 500 mph and sealed up in a metal tube (like - gulp! - a coffin) with hundreds of strangers. All the ways your trip into the friendly skies can turn into a nightmare, including some we´ll bet you´ve never thought of before...but now you will the next time you walk down the jetway and place your fate in the hands of a total stranger. Featuring brand-new stories by Joe Hill and Stephen King as well as 14 classic tales and one poem from the likes of Richard Matheson, Ray Bradbury, Roald Dahl, and Dan Simmons, Flight or Fright is, as King says, ´´ideal airplane reading, especially on stormy descents... Even if you are safe on the ground, you might want to buckle up nice and tight´´. Book a flight with this terrifying new anthology that will have you thinking twice about how you want to reach your final destination. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Norbert Leo Butz, Christian Coulson, Santino Fontana, Simon Jones, Graeme Malcolm, Elizabeth Marvel, David Morse, Corey Stoll, Stephen King, Bev Vincent. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/sans/008746/bk_sans_008746_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Has one programming error killed hundreds of people in airplane crashes? A handful of West Coast computer geeks know the answer. After reading The Pattern, you will too. Follow auto-pilot programmer Craig Walsh and his beautiful engineer girlfriend Stacey ´´Jack´´ Horner as they create, and then confront, a malicious computer virus that seems destined to destroy air travel as we know it.... 1. Language: English. Narrator: Aaron Landon. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/007798/bk_acx0_007798_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The grave is one wrong step away. Having narrowly averted an (under)world war, Cat Crawfield wants nothing more than a little downtime with her vampire husband, Bones. Unfortunately, her gift from New Orleans’ voodoo queen just keeps on giving - leading to a personal favor that sends them into battle once again, this time against a villainous spirit. Centuries ago, Heinrich Kramer was a witch hunter. Now, every All Hallows Eve, he takes physical form to torture innocent women before burning them alive. This year, however, a determined Cat and Bones must risk all to send him back to the other side of eternity - forever. But how do you kill a killer who’s already long dead? Jeaniene Frost, New York Times and USA Today best-selling author, lives with her husband and their very spoiled dog in Florida. Although not a vampire herself, she confesses to having pale skin, wearing a lot of black, and sleeping in late whenever possible. Aside from writing, she enjoys reading, poetry, exploring old cemeteries, spelunking, and traveling - by car. Airplanes, children, and cookbooks frighten her. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Tavia Gilbert. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/blak/004480/bk_blak_004480_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Have you ever wondered why that smarmy sales guy won´t quit, even when it´s obvious to both of you that you´re not buying what he´s selling? Have you ever made a snap judgment about someone´s character - only to find out that you were completely wrong? I live in California yet work for Celebrity Magician Criss Angel in Las Vegas. Needless to say, I find myself flying three to four times per week. Those who fly know. This collection of short stories set on airplanes will let you see the strangers around you in an entirely new light - and what you learn just might surprise you. People on Planes is perfect reading for - and can be read front to back on - any flight. You may find yourself sitting next to one of the characters that you´re reading about. Safe travels & happy listening! 1. Language: English. Narrator: Matt Weight. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/006128/bk_acx0_006128_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
An African American nun challenges the beliefs of her second-grade students in this thought-provoking book set in the 1960s. (Publishers Weekly) Sister Anne’s hands are brown, and Anna’s hands are white. It’s the early 1960s, and Anna has never seen a person with dark skin before. At first, she is afraid of her new second-grade teacher. But Anna quickly finds there’s no reason to be scared. Sister Anne is wonderful. She likes jokes, and she makes math and reading fun. But then someone sails a paper airplane to her, with a cruel message written on its wings. Sister Anne’s wise way of turning a painful incident into a powerful learning experience has a profound impact on Anna and her classmates. This moving, timeless tale is perfectly adapted for audiobook, with narration by Alyson Silverman. ´´With humor and understanding, Lorbiecki writes about a young girl’s coming to terms with racial differences and about the pain that ignorance can cause.´´ (The Horn Book) 1. Language: English. Narrator: Alyson Silverman. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/lili/003386/bk_lili_003386_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Welcome to Chute Roll, a fast-paced, fun-reading ebook for kids that is part of author Sigmund Brouwer´s myrockandrollbooks collection. Chute Roll: Skydiving - one mistake, and you fall like a piano...until, SPLAT! You´re a blob of jam. Jeff Nichols works at a local flight school - just to pay for his skydiving. Then he hears of a plan to put his biggest rival into a ´chute roll, which he knows no skydiver has ever survived. But trying to stop it might put Jeff in in the air from an airplane at 10,000 feet - without his parachute. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Glenn Hascall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/016793/bk_acx0_016793_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Number one for fiendish fun! Horrid Henry takes to the skies in Up, Up and Away!Horrid Henry is back and naughtier than ever in this brand-new book from the internationally best-selling author Francesca Simon. Contains four brand-new stories, featuring Horrid Henry wreaking havoc on an airplane, being forced to write an essay about the Tudors, sabotaging the school play and sneaking onto a forbidden roller coaster.These timeless stories offer an irresistible introduction to reading for pleasure, featuring one of the best-loved characters in children´s fiction.Horrid Henry is a major animated television series produced by Novel Entertainment Limited 1. Language: English. Narrator: Miranda Richardson. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/hkid/000896/bk_hkid_000896_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
What would happen if a nuclear bomb was detonated near a cluster of oil refineries? From the president´s airplane window, he sees oil refineries lie as white-hot glowing rubble in what was the Texas City of Texas City. Cracking towers lie toppled on pipelines above the ground now carrying radiation contaminated energy toward all parts of the United States. The fires are being fed by row after row of massive storage tanks. One of the tanks explodes, sending the massive roof thousands of feet into the air and then the one next to it explodes because of the heat from the one that just exploded. As the president watches, the next one blows like another domino falling. As the pilot veers to escape the heat from the blast, a third explosion sends a shock wave, hitting the plane. General Maxwell will save the plane from the bomb aftermath. But as he brings the president back to Washington, the millrems gauge reading threatens disaster that they all may... 1. Language: English. Narrator: Bill Keation. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/028971/bk_acx0_028971_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Sam Ryan - New York-based private eye/actor is heading to California on a request from his aunt for the reading of his Uncle Hobart’s will. He uses Amtrak instead of flying. He has a fear of airplanes. On the train, he meets a model named Marilyn Williams who is on her way back to LA with one stop off in Denver for a photo shoot. Sam is introduced to her by the waiter in the dining car. They have lunch and Sam tells her he is a P.I./actor. She wants to hire him for a case. Before she can tell him what it is all about, she is found dead in her compartment and Sam is the number-one suspect by the Denver Police. He arrives in LA and his Aunt Gladys is waiting for him so she can take him home to the house where he grew up. He settles in and tells his aunt about his experience on the train. He decides that he has to solve her murder. He meets a righteous biker guy named ´´Lone Wolf´´. They become fast friends and Lone Wolf wants to help him. Marilyn gave Sam a key on the train the night before she was murdered to hold for her until the morning at which time she would explain to Sam what it was for. Only she didn’t have any time left. A big goon jumps Sam at his aunt’s house where he is staying. He is wearing a ski mask to hide his face. He is looking for the key that Marilyn gave Sam. When Sam gains consciousness after his bout with the ski mask he sees his old childhood friend. He finds out that his friend ´´Crazy Joe´´ chased ski mask out the door. After Sam recovers three days later he goes to Marilyn’s apartment to meet her roommate Debbie Pittman. Debbie drugs Sam and he wakes up in a boxcar up at San Louis Obispo. By the time he gets back to LA, he finds out that Debbie has been murdered. That’s when he meets a beautiful uniformed policewoman named Kathy Kelly. It turns into a serious relationship. Meanwhile, the clues lead to a Sondra Chase Modeling Agency and the Pacific Yacht Club which is also owned by Sondra Chase. By this 1. Language: English. Narrator: James D. (Don) Adams. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/159734/bk_acx0_159734_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.