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Stealing Trinity

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In the last days of World War II, the Third Reich makes a desperate grab to retrieve its most valuable asset, Die Wespe, a spy buried deep in the Manhattan Project. The man chosen for this mission is Alexander Braun: American born, Harvard educated, and a ruthless killer. British Intelligence learns of the Nazi plan. Unable to convince their American counterparts of the magnitude of the threat, they dispatch Major Michael Thatcher to track down Braun. The trail leads to Rhode Island, where Lydia Cole, a young heiress, has unwittingly taken Braun back into her life. Braun is forced to run, and there is one place where he must go - Los Alamos, home of the Manhattan Project. On July 16, 1945, the world's first atomic bomb is tested - code named Trinity. In the days that follow, four people - a tenacious British investigator, a determined young woman, a killer, and the spy who could compromise America's greatest scientific endeavor - will have a fateful rendezvous, all vying for control of the secret that will shape the world.

©2008 Ward Larsen (P)2012 Ward Larsen

Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
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The Color of Lightning

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In 1863, the War Between the States creeps slowly yet inevitably toward its bloody conclusion - and eastern thoughts are already turning to different wars and enemies. Searching for a life and future, former Kentucky slave Britt Johnson is venturing west into unknown territory with his wife, Mary, and their three children - wary but undeterred by sobering tales of atrocities inflicted upon those who trespass against the Comanche and the Kiowa. Settling on the Texas plains, the Johnson family hopes to build on the dreams that carried them from the Confederate South to this new land of possibility - dreams that are abruptly shattered by a brutal Indian raid upon the settlement while Britt is away establishing a business. Returning to face the unthinkable - his friends and neighbors slain or captured, his eldest son dead, his beloved Mary severely damaged and enslaved, and his remaining children absorbed into an alien society that will never relinquish its hold on them - the heartsick freedman vows not to rest until his family is whole again. Samuel Hammond follows a different road west. A Quaker whose fortune is destroyed by a capricious act of an inscrutable God, he has resigned himself to the role the Deity has chosen for him. As a new agent for the Office of Indian Affairs, it is Hammond's goal to ferret out corruption and win justice for the noble natives now in his charge. But the proud, stubborn people refuse to cease their raids, free their prisoners, and accept the farming implements and lifestyle the white man would foist upon them, adding fuel to smoldering tensions that threaten to turn a man of peace, faith, and reason onto a course of terrible retribution. A soaring work of the imagination based on oral histories of the post - Civil War years in North Texas, Paulette Jiles's The Color of Lightning is at once an intimate look into the hearts and hopes of tragically flawed human beings and a courageous reexamination of a dark American ...

©2009 Paulette Jiles (P)2009 HarperCollins Publishers

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Conversational Spanish Dialogues: Over 100 Spanish Conversations and Short Stories

Summary

Is conversational Spanish turning a little too tricky for you? Do you have no idea on how to order a meal or book a room at a hotel?  If your answer to any of the previous questions was "Yes", then this audiobook is for you!  "How do I get out of this situation?" many students ask themselves, to no avail, but no answer is forthcoming. Until now.   We have compiled more than 100 Spanish stories for beginners along with their translations, allowing new Spanish speakers to have the necessary tools to begin studying how to set a meeting, rent a car, or tell a doctor they don’t feel well! We’re not wasting time here with conversations that don’t go anywhere: If you want to know how to solve problems (while learning a ton of Spanish along the way, obviously), this audiobook is for you!  How Conversational Spanish Dialogues works: Each new chapter will have a fresh, new story between two people who wish to solve a common day-to-day issue you will surely encounter in real life. A Spanish version of the conversation will take place first, followed by an English translation. This ensures you fully understood just what it was they were saying! Before and after the main section of the audiobook, we shall provide you with an introduction and conclusion that will offer you important strategies, tips, and tricks to allow you to get the absolute most out of this learning material. That’s about it! Simple, useful, and incredibly helpful; you will not need another conversational Spanish guide once you have begun listening to and studying this one! We want you to feel comfortable while learning the tongue; after all, no language should be a barrier for you to travel around the world and expand your social circles!  So look no further! Pick up your copy of Conversational Spanish Dialogues and start learning Spanish right now!    PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio. 

©2018 Lingo Mastery (P)2018 Lingo Mastery

Length: 4 hrs and 32 mins
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2000 Most Common Spanish Words in Context: Get Fluent & Increase Your Spanish Vocabulary with 2000 Spanish Phrases (Spanish Language Lessons Mastery)

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Summary

Have you been trying to learn Spanish and simply can’t find the way to expand your vocabulary? Do your teachers recommend you boring textbooks and complicated stories that you don’t really understand? Are you looking for a way to learn the language quicker without taking shortcuts? If you answered “Yes!” to at least one of those previous questions, then this book is for you! We’ve compiled the 2,000 most common words in Spanish, a list of terms that will expand your vocabulary to levels previously unseen.   Did you know that - according to an important study - learning the top 2,000 most frequently used words will enable you to understand up to 84 percent of all non-fiction and 86.1 percent of fiction literature and 92.7 percent of oral speech? Those are amazing stats, and this book will take you even further than those numbers!   This audiobook includes: A detailed introduction with tips and tricks on how to improve your learning A list of 2,000 of the most common words in Spanish and their translations An example sentence for each word - in both Spanish and English Finally, a conclusion to make sure you’ve learned and supply you with a final list of tips Don’t look any further, we’ve got what you need right here! In fact, we’re ready to turn you into a Spanish speaker. Are you ready to get involved in becoming one? PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio.

©2018 Lingo Mastery (P)2018 Lingo Mastery

Length: 11 hrs and 5 mins
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Intermediate Spanish Short Stories

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Improve your Spanish skills and grow your vocabulary with these 10 entertaining Spanish short stories!  The best part of learning a new language is experiencing the culture and diving into activities that will enrich your life and vocabulary. You will find yourself unable to stop listening as you hear each captivating story that will engage your mind and help improve your Spanish.  In this audiobook, you will find:  Ten captivating short stories that develop in circumstances such as traveling and personal relationships, among other topics to which you will find easy to relate.  The stories are broken down into manageable chapters so you always make progress with the story.  Carefully written stories with you as an intermediate-level learner in mind, using straightforward grammar and commonly used words so you can enjoy listening while learning new grammatical structures without being overwhelmed.  Plenty of natural dialogues in each story that you would actually use in an everyday conversation, which will drastically improve your speaking and comprehension ability at the same time!  At the end of each chapter, there will be a comprehensive guide specially designed for intermediate-level listeners. It will take you through a summary of each story followed by a vocabulary of some of the words from the story to make sure you understand the story fully.   Please note: This audiobook is in Spanish. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio. 

©2018 Lingo Mastery (P)2018 Lingo Mastery

Length: 5 hrs and 31 mins
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Medical Spanish

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Have you faced a medical emergency with a Spanish-speaking patient and found yourself unable to communicate with them?   Do you want to have the ability to read through Spanish medical texts?   Are you moving to a Spanish-speaking country and need to learn the language on a technical level?  As a healthcare professional, you will come across all types of challenges in your daily work - as if the tasks you face already weren’t tough enough, right? - so coping with each and every little thing can be a daunting task.   One of the biggest roadblocks you can hit as a nurse, doctor or other health professional is a language barrier, in which you simply cannot understand or express what needs to be said. Everything slows down, and many times people suffer negative consequences because of it.  For that precise reason, we have produced Medical Spanish: Real Spanish Medical Conversations for Healthcare Professionals to provide you with powerful, up-to-date and necessary tools to master the use of medical Spanish at all levels, from beginner to expert.  With this book: Discover essential medical vocabulary, giving you the ability to express many terms that you will use on a day-to-day basis as a healthcare professional.  Learn to recognize a person’s health condition and make a diagnosis based on the information you have.  Read through over 25 conversations detailing very specific, common situations that any healthcare professional will face, with a resolution to each conflict provided.  Stay up to date with accurate, modern terminologies and procedures used – all while learning how to express them in Spanish!  Make use of an incredible learning material that will boost your vocabulary and fluency skills in no-time!  So with that said, all that’s left for you is to purchase this book now and begin seeing the advantages that only Medical Spanish: Real Spanish Medical Conversations for Healthcare Professionals can provide you. Good luck! PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio. 

©2019 Lingo Mastery (P)2020 Lingo Mastery

Length: 7 hrs and 21 mins
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Spanish Short Stories for Beginners

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This audiobook contains 10 enjoyable short stories of about 1,000 words each along with their respective vocabulary of relevant words translated into English. Each story also includes instructions on how to start improving your comprehension skills and figure out the vocabulary before consulting the glossaries. In this audiobook, you will find: Carefully chosen vocabulary to help you learn in an easy, fast, and enjoyable way. New words are repeated. You will eventually get to the point where you won’t need to look them up: Imagine the instantaneous full satisfaction! Strategically written stories for you to acquire vocabulary belonging to different thematic fields: food, animals, clothes, body parts, colors, family members, climate, and school. This is a pedagogically proven method to learn a second language. Fully effective educational processes underlying the different grammatical and lexical choices all across the audiobook Many genres, including properties of narratives, plays, scripts, or even interior monologues. This allows for a wide range of uses in grammar: tenses, word formation, and verb types. Easy-to-understand Spanish grammatical structures. Various styles with traits of impressionism - learn about colors, nuances and climate; expressionism - learn how to express your feelings; symbolism - immerse into a world full of metaphors that share the same domain, creating semantic relations in your brain while you listen; and transcendentalism - learn about nature and technology Enjoyable themes concerning family, friendship, love, social relationships, technology, nature, and society, i.e. globally extended concerns you will be able to talk about in another language and speak your mind freely and accurately with no language difficulties. Please note: This audiobook is in Spanish and English.

©2017 Charles Mendel (P)2018 Charles Mendel

Length: 2 hrs and 3 mins
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