Why is The Morrigan´s raven crying? Only Britons with hearts for true liberty know! In 43 CE Roman conquest of Britannia seems all but certain - until a chance meeting between King Prasutagus of the Iceni and a runaway slave of royal decent from the Aedui tribe in Gaul changes the fate of the British islands forever. Rise up for liberty with the true story of Boudicca: Britain´s Queen of the Iceni and discover one of the most inspiring stories in history! Based on the accounts of Roman historian Tacitus and supplemented with archaeology presented by the BBC. For children, teens, and adults. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Richard Mann. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/022605de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Books contain countless tales - but what if Book told its own story? From clay tablets to e-readers, here is a quirky, kid-friendly look at the book. Books are one of humankind´s greatest forms of expression, and now Book, in a witty, idiosyncratic voice, tells us the inside story. A wonderfully eccentric character with strong opinions and a poetic turn of phrase, Book tells of a journey from papyrus scrolls to medieval manuscripts to printed paper and beyond - pondering, along the way, many bookish things, including the evolution of the alphabet, the library (known to Egyptians as ´´the healing place of the soul´´), and even book burning. Book is a captivating work of nonfiction by one of England´s leading poets. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dion Graham. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/brll/007463de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In A Book of Abraham Lincoln, all the pertinent facts of the life, times, and importance of the 16th president of the United States are presented in a simple, straightforward program that accurately expresses Lincolnâ¿¿s life story, as well as the flavor of the 1800s. A Book of Martin Luther King, Jr. offers a brief, but effective biography of the Baptist minister and civil rights leader who practiced nonviolent civil disobedience and whose powerful message inspired ongoing battles for equal rights. This striking, accessible biography offers highlights of Kingâ¿¿s childhood, family, and early experiences of racism, as well as later struggles, including his assassination. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Charles Turner, Melinda Herring. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/loak/000040de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this thrilling adventure by bestselling author Oliver Pötzsch, thirteen-year-old Lukas has been trained as a swordsman by his father, a nobleman who was once a famed Musketeer. When the threat of war and accusations of witchcraft spread across the land, Lukas´s life is forever changed. He flees his home and vows to find his missing sister. Surviving as an outcast, Lukas encounters thieves and mercenaries, a strange astrologer, and a master swordsman. He also meets three other fencers - Giovanni, Paulus, and Jerome. Each brings a special talent to their team that leads them to the Black Musketeers, the best fighters in the army. But living with the black-armored Musketeers is nothing like they imagined. In his quest to find his sister, Lukas learns of a legendary book that holds powerful magic. As he fights to keep the Book of the Night out of the hands of his greatest enemy, Lukas discovers the secrets of his own family and what it really means to be a Musketeer. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Will Ropp. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/brll/008378de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A dame with brains, moxie, and killer curves, June West isn´t your average flapper. She´s managed to endear herself to the son of one of the most powerful gangsters in New York, earning herself a spot in the limelight that she´s always longed for. With the infamous playboy at her side, June has become accustomed to living the high life. Lavish parties, expensive clothes, sparkling jewels, nothing is beyond her reach and her dreams of making something of herself beneath the shimmering marquee lights is finally coming true. But when her carefully woven web of lies finally catches up with her, threatening the life she´s worked so hard to build, she must make an impossible choice: come clean about her past and risk losing everything, or find a way to bury her demons - once and for all. In a city glittering with possibilities, June would do anything to keep her golden dream from turning to ashes. Even if it means turning her back on the only family she´s ever known. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Meghan Kelly. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/084107de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Masie, the flaxen-haired daughter of notorious bootlegger Dutch Schultz, returns home from boarding school to find her family in crisis. Her mother is dangerously unstable, her father´s empire is on the brink of ruin, and the boy she once loved has become a ruthless killer for hire. To keep her family´s dangerous secrets Masie is forced into a lie that will change the course of her future - and leave her trapped in a gilded cage of her own making. As she watches her world fall apart, Masie must decide whether to take her place in the hierarchy, or spread her wings, leaving the people she loves, and the life she despises, far behind her. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Meghan Kelly. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/080161de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Two journeys. One inescapable outcome. No time to lose. Stein has been with the Hollows for as long as she can remember. Taken as a child, she has no memories of her past - and that´s always been fine by her. Until the day she stumbles across a hidden journal containing the devastating truth about her paternity. Now everything she thought she knew - and everyone she thought she could trust - has changed. The truth about who she is and where she came from is a secret so deep, it will rock the Hollows and the Tesla Institute alike. During a test to verify her bloodlines, Stein makes a terrible discovery. She is carrying a rare genetic mutation that is slowly killing her. Unsure who to turn to and running out of time, she has no choice but to turn to Tesla - her most hated enemy - for help. But can she trust the man who she´s been fighting against her whole life, or will she end up another piece in his deadly game of cat and mouse with the people who betrayed her so long ago? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Gwendolyn Druyor. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/044716de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Scarlet’s true identity has been revealed, but her future is uncertain. Her forced marriage to Lord Gisbourne threatens Robin and Scarlet’s love, and as the royal court descends upon Nottingham for the appointment of a new Sheriff, the people of Nottingham hope that Prince John will appoint their beloved Robin Hood. But Prince John has different plans for Nottingham that revolve around a fateful secret from Scarlet’s past even she isn’t yet aware of. Forced to participate at court alongside her ruthless husband, Scarlet must bide her time and act the part of a noblewoman - a worthy sacrifice if it means helping Robin’s cause and a chance at a future with the man she loves. With a fresh line of intrigue and as much passion as ever, the next chapter in Scarlet’s tale will have readers talking once again. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Helen Stern. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/011108de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
With all of its colonial and modern-day history, Massachusetts is a wonderful place to visit. There´s Boston, plenty of American history, and beautiful buildings. You´ll learn all about Massachusetts. Explore Massachusetts today. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Trevor Clinger. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/061555de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The Girl Who Could Sing with the Birds celebrates nature and the environment, and is the third book in The Girls Who Could Series. In it, we explore the world through the eyes of a young Rachel Carson, the author and biologist who inspired the environmental movement that gave birth to Earth Day. Rachel Carson teaches us that every life on our planet is precious, and that science should work with nature for the good of all. Together, we can keep the world a beautiful place. The Girls Who Could is a fun series of stories about real women who have made a difference in the world through inspired action. By giving young girls examples of women who are doing amazing things, children grow up with a template of achievement upon which to grow and expand their own dreams and goals. The fun, rhyming prose helps kids connect easily with the message in each story. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Maya Cointreau. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/086030de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.