The Wheels The Friendship Race (Russian English Bilingual Collection): KidKiddos Books, Inna Nusinsky
The Race to Save the Romanovs will completely change the way we see the Romanov story. Finally, here is the truth about the secret plans to rescue Russia´s last imperial family. On 17 July 1918, the whole of the Russian Imperial Family was murdered. There were no miraculous escapes. The former Tsar Nicholas, his wife Alexandra, and their children - Olga, Tatiana, Maria, Anastasia and Alexey - were all tragically gunned down in a blaze of bullets. On the 100-year-anniversary of these brutal murders, historian Helen Rappaport set out to uncover why the Romanovs´ European royal relatives and the Allied governments failed to save them. It was not, ever, a simple case of one British King´s loss of nerve. In this race against time, many other nations and individuals were facing political and personal challenges of the highest order. In this incredible detective story, Rappaport draws on an unprecedented range of unseen sources, tracking down missing documents, destroyed papers and covert plots to liberate the family by land, sea and even sky. Through countless twists and turns, this revelatory work unpicks many false claims and conspiracies, revealing the fiercest loyalty, bitter rivalries and devastating betrayals as the Romanovs, imprisoned, awaited their fate. A remarkable new work of history from Helen Rappaport, author of Ekaterinburg: The Last Days of the Romanovs.
The Russian van Gogh is a thrilling international race against time as Harvard Art History Professor and Forensic Art Detective Riley Spenser, the world´s leading expert on the paintings of van Gogh teams up with the British Secret Service to chase down a lost van Gogh. Riley pairs with a handsome British MI6 Agent, Justin Watson and together they hunt a terrorist who holds the van Gogh painting in Russia. You could consider Riley, the female version of Indiana Jones, super smart and resourceful but also feminine. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Kelsey Lynn Stokes. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/008141/bk_acx0_008141_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Retold by Marion Palmer from the original Uncle Remus stories by Joel Chandler Harris. This audiobook is adapted from the characters and backgrounds created for the Walt Disney motion picture Song of the South and other Walt Disney adaptations of the original Uncle Remus stories. Stories include ´´Who Was Uncle Remus?´´; ´´De Tar-Baby´´; ´´Brer Terrapin´s Tug-of-War´´; ´´Brer Bear an de Bag Full of Turkeys´´; ´´Doctor Rabbit Cures de King´´; ´´Why de Cricket Fambly Lives in Chimbleys´´; ´´Brer Rabbit Rides de Fox´´; ´´Brer Fox an de Stolen Goobers´´; ´´How Craney-Crow Kept His Head´´; ´´Brer Fox, Brer Rabbit, and de Well´´; ´´Brer Rabbit´s Money Machine´´; ´´Brer Rabbit and de Huckleberry Jam´´; ´´De Wuller-de-Wust´´; ´´De Moon in de Mill-Pond´´; ´´Brer Rabbit Goes A-Milkin´´´; ´´Brer Rabbit Plays Possum´´; ´´Brer Rabbit an de Gizzard-Eater´´; ´´De Whipme-Whopme Puddin´´´; ´´King Lion at de Water-Hole´´; ´´Judge Rabbit and Miss Grouse´´; ´´Brer Rabbit´s Laffin´ Place´´; ´´De Great Rabbit-Terrapin Race´´; ´´Brer Bear Ketches Mr. Bull-Frog´´; and ´´Brer Rabbit Visits de Witch.´´ Please note: This audiobook is in Russian. 1. Russian. Boris Hasanov, Oleg Fedorov, Yuliya Men. http://samples.audible.de/bk/zaot/000046/bk_zaot_000046_sample.mp3.
Who would be the first aviator to singlehandedly fly all the way around the globe? That was all anyone wanted to know in the summer of 1933, when Wiley Post and Jimmie Mattern set out from New York in a pair of wood-and-canvas propeller planes. Post, a one-eyed Oklahoma farm boy with a desperate past, was as comfortable in the cockpit as he was socially awkward back on the ground. Mattern was a Hollywood stunt pilot and social sidekick of Howard Hughes who had fallen on hard times, and an accident-prone daredevil who´d walked away from more plane crashes than he could count. They were friends as well as rivals, members of a small fraternity of aviators - their circle included Charles Lindbergh and Amelia Earhart - at a time when flight was still a perilous business. Each was determined to conquer one of the last frontiers in a rapidly civilizing world-and neither knew the dangers that lay ahead. In Cloud Racers, Adam L. Penenberg tells the story of Post´s and Mattern´s rollicking journey from the canyons of Manhattan to the wilds of the Russian Arctic and back again, and brings back to life an era in which the sky remained a place of mystery and wonder. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Adam L. Penenberg. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/019938/bk_acx0_019938_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This is a standalone story that can be read without reference to any other novel but it includes the main characters from The Assassin, the Grey Man and the Surgeon series by D C Stansfield...With the demise of John Sea, the criminal mastermind who ran the North of England, the UK is wide open and considered easy pickings. The Russian mafia, guided by a senior member of the UK Secret Service, are now moving a huge criminal operation into position using a mixture of violence, extortion and bribery. Within months England will be under their control. They must be stopped. But The Assassin, the Grey Man and the Surgeon have their own problems. A one million pound contract has been put out on Surge. He is in serious trouble and must go on the run while trying to protect an innocent school teacher, the sister of his one true love. Together they will be hunted across England, moving from one safe house to another while the rest of the team tries to establish who is behind the contract and how they can strike back against the Russians. This time they face not one but two serious enemies and have to travel from St. Petersburg, Russia, to Montana, USA, in a desperate race against overwhelming odds with only their fading skills and the resources of the Firm to help. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Paul Jenkins. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/130415/bk_acx0_130415_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.