From New York Times and USA Today best-selling author Rachel Van Dyken comes a new story in her Eagle Elite series....Every family has rules, the mafia just has more.... Do not speak to the bosses unless spoken to. Do not make eye contact unless you want to die. And above all else, do not fall in love.Renee Cassani´s future is set. Her betrothal is set. Her life, after nannying for the five families for the summer, is set. Somebody should have told Vic Colezan that. He´s a man who doesn´t take no for an answer. And he only wants one thing. Her.Somebody should have told Renee that her bodyguard needed as much discipline as the kids she was nannying.Good thing Vic has a firm hand. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Scarlet Chase, David Brenin. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/050618/bk_adbl_050618_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Elaine Moore, a veteran teacher in Eagle Rock, Alaska, is a firm believer that the classroom is, first and foremost, a community, and that learning is best when shared in a circle of peers. When one of her students, 10-year-old Seamus Farrell, is diagnosed with terminal cancer, Elaine and her innovative teaching methods are put to the test. Elaine´s Circle is a heartfelt look at the remarkable achievement of one dedicated teacher and the children who put her lesson into practice: ´´Learning is not just something we do in school. It is something we do until the day we die´´. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Mimi Bederman. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/evol/000007/bk_evol_000007_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Learn about the collapse of Wall Street firm Lehman Brothers with iMinds insightful audio knowledge series. Lehman Brothers Holding Co. was the fourth-largest U.S. investment bank before the firm´s spectacular collapse in 2008. Lehman´s global businesses previously generated more than $19 billion in 2007 from its vast capital markets, investment banking, and investment-management businesses.The firm´s numerous subsidiaries included Neuberger Berman, Aurora Loan Services, Lehman Brothers Bank, and Eagle Energy Partners. Lehman´s Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection filing on September 15, 2008, marked one of the largest bankruptcies in Learn about the Lehman Brothers collapse with iMinds insightful audio knowledge series.Lehman Brothers Holding Co. was the fourth-largest U.S. investment bank before the firm’s spectacular collapse in 2008. Lehman’s global businesses previously generated more than $19 billion in 2007 from its vast capital markets, investment banking and investment management businesses. The firm’s numerous subsidiaries included Neuberger Berman, Aurora Loan Services, Lehman Brothers Bank and Eagle Energy Partners. Lehman’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection filing on September 15, 2008 marked one of the largest bankruptcies in U.S. history and sent shockwaves throughout the global financial markets. Lehman’s collapse was also the last time the U.S. Federal Reserve would allow a giant bank to fail after the credit crisis that started in 2007. Lehman’s collapse came suddenly, but the firm’s long history dates back to 1850, when it was co-founded in Montgomery, Alabama by Emanuel Lehman, and other family members who emigrated to the U.S. from Bavaria. Lehman actually started off as a dry goods store and quickly rode the former cotton boom into a lucrative commodities trading business. Perfect to listen to while commuting, exercising, shopping or cleaning the house.. iMinds brings knowledge to your MP3 wit 1. Language: English. Narrator: Luca James Lee. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/imnd/000034/bk_imnd_000034_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
America, Mexico, and Canada have been devastated by a series of tsunamis and seismic events in the year 2050. A totalitarian regime arose to quell the ensuing breakdown of law and order. Under the dictatorship of Ben Tyler and the Freedom Party, a ruthless police state emerged. It is confronted by the American Eagles, a band of patriots. David Mackintosh is caught up in the struggle as he uncovers the regime´s plans to create a state where the workers are programmed Robotoids.About the author:Roger Trow lives in Dubai, UAE but has traveled widely and worked overseas for over 40 years. He is general partner in a brokerage firm in Dubai and co-founder with his wife of an award-winning charity called Helpinghandsuae. Roger is also senior pastor and overseer of a group of churches headquartered in the Philippines. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Bernadette Homerski. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/157521/bk_acx0_157521_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A serial killer stalks the streets.... Shawnee Daniels - computer forensics specialist/hacker for RPD by day, cat burglar by night - always believed her ´´fearlessness rules´´ mantra would keep her on top and out of jail. When she hacks a confiscated hard drive at the Revere P.D., she focuses on a white-collar criminal accused of embezzlement. To teach him a lesson and recoup the funds she breaks into his massive contemporary in Bear Clave Estates. Jack has even more secrets, deadly secrets, secrets worth killing over. A cat burglar picks the wrong house to rob.... Shawnee thinks she made it out clean until a deadly package arrives at her door soon after. He´s found her. As a glowing eagle taunts her Skype screen, Jack tells her she stole his precious trophy box - and he wants it back! Their lives collide.... When her ´´helpful´´ best friend convinces her to date charismatic Detective Levaughn Samuels, her two worlds threaten to implode. Ordinarily Shawnee keeps a firm line between her professions, but dating Levaughn might help her get this psycho off her tail. And now, no one is safe.... In this lightning-fast-paced psychological thriller of secrets and lies, Shawnee juggles being stalked by a serial killer, dating the lead detective on the case, and tap dancing around her librarian best friend. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Andrea Emmes. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/098780/bk_acx0_098780_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
How any manager can turn a struggling team into business champs. In today´s uncertain economic environment, teams are asked to do more with less. With resources stretched thin, turning around a struggling team has never been harder, and managers must work to identify and maximize whatever potential strengths a team already has. As sports fans already know, behind every great underdog story is a leader who roots out the competitive advantage that will propel the team to victory. In Team Turnarounds, Joe Frontiera and Dan Leidl share how this fine art of the turnaround really works, from how to inspire the team to the actual tools for change. Through interviews with team managers and turnaround masters in the NFL, MLB, and the NCAA as well as managers at top global firms who have successfully reversed their fortunes, they show the six steps every team takes to make a 180 in their performance. Presents a six-step model for turnarounds in any organization, based on the authors´ extensive research with owners and general managers of sport franchises in the MLB, NFL, and NBA Features firsthand accounts of sport turnarounds, from the legendary worst-to-first story of Bill Polian and the Indianapolis Colts to Jeffrey Lurie´s efforts to transform the Philadelphia Eagles Offers behind-the-scenes accounts of effective turnarounds at major organizations like Domino´s Pizza, Juniper Networks, iContact, and the Broadway play Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark No matter how bad the circumstances, how awful the performance, or how far shares have plummeted, Team Turnarounds shows how any organization can make the climb back up to the top. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Tony Craine. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/gdan/002223/bk_gdan_002223_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.