Hiking into the mountains of Transylvania, Roy Travis stumbles on Valeska, a young woman suffering a sprained ankle. Helping her back home to a huge, forbidding mansion, he waits for a storm to pass. He dines with Valeska, her twelve very odd sisters, and Karel, the estate manager. Joining Karel for an after dinner drink, he drifts into a drugged sleep and later awakens bound to a bed, being sexually teased by one of the sisters. When he reports the incident, hes told he must be dreaming. But the strange goings-on continue. He sees the sweet maid Rozalia abused by Mara, a sadistic housekeeper, then accompanies Karel as he hunts the woods for wolves, using a rifle with silver bullets. Soon afraid for his life, he tries to leave, but is stopped by Karel and Mara, who take him to the basement where hes stripped and locked in a cell. He learns then that Valeska and her sisters keep many men prisoner there, to service them sexually and satisfy their vampire appetites. He, too, will succumb to the will of these beauties at a cruel banquet where the sisters will torture him and drink his blood. As the abuse becomes more cruel, he learns that even Karel is subject to these wicked femmes. Thrown together in their misery, Roy falls in love with the maid Rozalia and they dream of escaping. But is there any hope for these hapless lovers, or the other imprisoned victims of this nightmare?
What if insidious evil flourished in the one place where you feel most safe? The chilling answer comes from best selling master of suspense John Saul - in a new novel that reminds you there is no place like home...for sheer terror.The sudden, tragic death of her husband leaves Caroline Evans alone in New York City to raise an 11-year-old son and a 12-year-old daughter on little money and even less hope. But then she meets and marries handsome, successful Anthony Fleming, who wins her heart and embraces her children. When Caroline settles her family into Anthony´s spacious apartment on Manhattan´s Central Park West, her fears of an uncertain future give way to a sense of abundant happiness. But soon, new terrors will come home to roost in the luxurious, exclusive building named The Rockwell. Midnight voices whisper of a cruel and hungry presence that also calls The Rockwell home.First, Caroline´s daughter begins to suffer from recurring nightmares of strangers in her room at night. Then her son turns sullen at home and angry at school, spreading terrifying rumors about the stepfather who has shown him nothing but kindness. And when Caroline discovers a startling secret about Anthony´s past, it seems she, too, is falling victim to the creeping paranoia infecting her family. Should she doubt her perfect husband, their kindly fellow tenants, or her own sanity? Does someone - or something - in her new home have sinister designs on Caroline and her children? Is her new life charmed or cursed?Step across the threshold of The Rockwell - and into the dark realm of John Saul...in a spine-tingling novel that will haunt you wherever you live. Language: English. Narrator: Lee Meriwether. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/rand/000210de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
´´I don’t plan to kill you…unless, of course, you force me to.´´ Late-night radio show psychologist Rain Sommers is used to the crazies calling in to rage from the back alleys of the French Quarter and the shadows of the bayou. But one caller’s chilling obsession with her and her long-ago murdered mother - an iconic singer beloved among the city’s goth community - has even the jaded Rain running scared as a sadistic serial killer known as the Vampire prowls New Orleans. FBI agent Trevor Rivette is convinced her midnight caller and the killer are one and the same. As it becomes disturbingly clear that the Vampire has a sick bloodlust only Rain can satisfy, she allows Trevor to get closer and closer. He soon discovers, however, that his secretive past and troubled present are intertwined - and that he may die trying to keep Rain’s fate out of a madman´s control. Leslie Tentler worked in public relations as a writer and editor for nearly two decades. Her first manuscript won the prestigious Maggie Award of Excellence. ungekürzt. Language: English. Narrator: Marguerite Gavin. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/blak/005410de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Number-one best-selling author Josephine Cox returns with a powerful, dark love story shrouded in shocking secrets and malignant forces. All Jack´s life, the nightmares had haunted him, dragging him back to a place where it was always midnight.... Molly and Jack are deeply in love but their relationship is being torn apart by Jack´s nightmares. Trapped in a place where he is taunted by eyes in the gloom, it is becoming harder for Molly to pull him free, and when daylight comes, the haunting visions remain. He can make no sense of them, though when he is deep in the dreams, he knows exactly what´s demanded of him. Realising that Jack is being driven close to the edge, Molly urges him to seek help, and with their relationship faltering, Jack decides to hunt for answers. His search takes him back to the place where he grew up, and it soon becomes clear that he must trace people from his past, particularly the one person he could turn to through his troubled childhood. But Jack could never have imagined the true horrors of what he is about to uncover…. ungekürzt. Language: English. Narrator: Mike Rogers. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/hcuk/000751de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In Wall Street Journal bestselling author Melinda Leigh´s edgy new thriller, Louisa Hancock thought she was safe...but there´s a new killer in town. When a mysterious package lands on Louisa Hancock´s doorstep, the Philadelphia museum curator can hardly anticipate the nightmare that´s about to envelop her. The package is addressed to her father - an expert in Viking culture - and inside is a ninth-century sword, a chilling thank-you note, and photos of two dead bodies in a tableau evoking a Nordic funeral. The gruesome images match a recent crime scene. But before the police can investigate the killer´s connection to Louisa´s father, Ward Hancock vanishes. Sports bar owner Conor Sullivan wants nothing more than to spend his life with Louisa. Devoted and protective, he refuses to leave her side after her father´s disappearance. When a troubled young boxer he´s been coaching is suspected of the murders, Conor is pulled in even deeper. Desperate, Louisa and Conor take it upon themselves to find her father, but soon another ritualistic slaying makes it clear there´s a Viking-obsessed serial killer on the loose. And he has a new target: Louisa. ungekürzt. Language: English. Narrator: Mikael Naramore. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/brll/008615de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
You´ll never miss the sunlight until it´s gone. Sixteen-year-old Echo Navarri, daughter of world-famous archaeologists Alice and Peter Navarri, had spent her life traveling from one expedition to the next as her parents unearthed lost civilizations. On their 13th dig, Midnight, Echo´s twin sister, disappears without a trace. This prompts a year-long search that leaves the family nearly broken. In an attempt to find some closure, they reluctantly host a mock funeral for Midnight without ever recovering her remains. Nearing the one year anniversary of Midnight´s assumed death, Echo is sent to live with her eccentric Aunt Luna who is the caretaker of the centuries old Navarri Estate in Port Royal, Maine. Echo attempts to settle into her new life in Port Royal, but soon finds that she´s destined for adventure as the mystery of her family´s history, the sunless town, and it´s oddly intriguing people teeter on the supernatural. ungekürzt. Language: English. Narrator: Sarah Puckett. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/080779de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
When Jillian Chambord´s twin sister is abducted from a luxury train traveling through the Alps, not even the threat of losing her coveted position at The Washington Daily can stop this hard-hitting reporter from hopping on the next flight to France. But soon after boarding a midnight train in the Alps with Samuel Kelly - the lead investigator and sexy former CIA agent whom Jillian once dated and has sworn off forever - she learns that this train has taken them back in time to 1937, to a night when another young woman was abducted from the same Orient Express train. Given a chance to save both women, neither Jillian or Samuel are prepared for what they discover on the train that night, for the sparks that fly between them...or for what they´ll have to do to keep each other alive. ungekürzt. Language: English. Narrator: Tanya Eby. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/brll/005456de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Who killed 2,000 innocent people, and how? More importantly, can they be stopped from striking again?Infectious disease expert Dr. Susan Lyle teams up with Blaine McCracken, ex-CIA operative, in the search for answers. Hideously deformed cadavers and a missing teenage genius are their only leads. The chase takes them all the way down the eastern seaboard and across the country, and they soon realize that at the heart of the puzzle lies a whole new generation of biological weapons. Should the wrong people get their hands on them, no one will be able to prevent the horrifying effect of...The Fires of Midnight. ungekürzt. Language: English. Narrator: Lance Axt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/017370de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
One destined meeting. It alters journalist, Charlise ´´Charlie´´ Carter´s course. When asked to work on a Republican candidate´s campaign, she´s unprepared for the intense reaction she has toward the young, handsome presidential hopeful, Colin McKenna. Unable to resist Charlie´s allure, McKenna succumbs to his desire and they find themselves exploring a passionate, physical relationship that is soon tested by not only their own secrets, but his political advisers. Traveling the country in pursuit of the presidential nomination, his career aspirations and complications from the past collide with their desire to be together, threatening to tear them apart forever. Midnight tells a compelling story of burgeoning trust, intense passion and secrets that could cause it all to unravel in a heartbeat. Midnight is an adult contemporary romance, due to strong language and sexual content this book is not intended for listeners under the age of 18. Please be aware, this is not a political drama, nor does it delve deeply into politics. Midnight is an epic romance about two people with disparate lives trying to come together. It also depicts many explicit sexual encounters. ungekürzt. Language: English. Narrator: Stephanie Rose. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/068218de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.