When Ruben and Jed find a dead body on the Rhode Island shore, they are certain it has something to do with smuggling liquor. It´s the 1920s, Prohibition and bootlegging is in full swing, and almost everyone in the shore community is involved. Suddenly, the boys find themselves involved as well: didn´t the dead man have something on him, and didn´t they take it? It isn´t long before Ruben is actually on the legendary Black Duck itself, caught in a war between two of the most ferocious prohibition gangs. Filled with resounding mystery and suspense by Newbery Honor winner Janet Taylor Lisle, Black Duck is original and enthralling historical fiction. ungekürzt. Language: English. Narrator: David Ackroyd. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/lili/000565de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
What is the truth about sex through a hole in the sheet? What are the Rabbis doing with the foreskins that are cut off? Why do women have to show their panties to a Rabbi? Did you know that the Rabbi sucks the blood of the circumcised penis of a baby? Have you heard there is a special way that Jews are supposed to put on their shoes? Why do Jews take a live chicken and swing it above their heads? Why do Jews bury their plates in the ground? You will be shocked by the strange practices of the Jewish community. ungekürzt. Language: English. Narrator: Stephen H. Marsden. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/032490de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Gabby´s brain is like a human fish finder. It comes in handy when she wants to avoid people. Mostly men. They seem to like her a bit too much. It´s lonely being different, but she´s adapted to it. Really. She just wishes she knew why she is different, though. In her search for answers, she discovers a hidden community of werewolves. She immerses herself in their culture, learning about their world until she meets Clay. He´s unkempt, prone to mood swings, and intense without saying a word, and he thinks Gabby is his. It´s going to take every trick she knows to convince Clay to go away - and every bit of willpower not to fall for him when she discovers the man beneath the rough exterior. Delve into a riveting world of werewolves and young women with unexplained abilities in Hope(less). Judgement has begun.... ungekürzt. Language: English. Narrator: Julie McKay. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/026493de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In the small Cotswold village of Heyford Bassett, vicar´s wife Monica Noble throws a party for the village´s new residents. The guests include Margaret Franklyn and her philandering husband, Sean, a celebrity chef; her cartoonist beau; a retired Oxford don with a secret; a 40-something divorcee; and the owner of a chain of gyms. A shotgun blast heralds the discovery of Margaret Franklyn´s body, terrifying the community on whom, inevitably, suspicion falls. Who to blame? The husband? Monica´s daughter, who had been accused of stealing from the deceased? Monica swings into action with the local DI to save her daughter and solve the crime. ungekürzt. Language: English. Narrator: Karen Cass. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/isis/002429de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In the sweltering heat of a Montana July, the small town of Grandview readies for its annual Jamboree. The event is meant to celebrate community, but this year tensions boil over, threatening to tear the town, and a family, apart. Sam Kelvig, a third-generation resident, will do just about anything to protect Grandview from the influx of new oil money and the strangers chasing it. Meanwhile, his restless wife, Patricia, wearies of the constraints of marriage to a man who is so tied to his community; Sam´s estranged son, Norby, has reluctantly returned home despite the family´s struggle with accepting his sexuality; Henrik, Sam´s volatile brother, is looking for any easy opportunity; and Blanche, the family matriarch, only wants a bit of peace before she dies. As Jamboree goes into full swing, the disputes and desires of the Kelvigs - and their friends and neighbors - collide, fueled by both longtime resentments and an irrepressible hope to preserve their family and hometown. ungekürzt. Language: English. Narrator: Gordon Greenhill. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/brll/007275de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
When a young girl is abducted, fear and suspicion haunts the streets of Harrowfield. D.I. Jack Dylan ´s worst fears are confirmed when the body of Daisy Hind is found on a bleak windswept moor. As the murder investigation swings into action, another child is abducted and suddenly Dylan has to confront the possibility of a serial killer preying on children and solve the case before a third child is snatched. Dark and sinister, Deadly Focus is a gripping crime novel set in a close-knit Yorkshire community where secrets, suspicion, and menace lie at its heart. ungekürzt. Language: English. Narrator: Paul Ansdell. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/caff/000001de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Create media-rich client applications using JavaFX 9 and the Java 9 platform. Learn to create GUI-based applications for mobile devices, desktop PCs, and even the web. Incorporate media such as audio and video into your applications. Interface with hardware devices such as Arduino and Leap Motion. Respond to gesture control through devices such as the Leap Motion Controller. Take advantage of the new HTTP2 API to make RESTful web requests and WebSockets calls. New to this edition are examples of creating stylized text and loading custom fonts, guidance for working with Scene Builder to create visual layouts, and new content on developing iOS and Android applications using Gluon mobile. The book also covers advanced topics such as custom controls, JavaFX 3D, gesture devices, printing, and animation. Best of all, the book is full of working code that you can adapt and extend to all your future projects. Is your goal to develop visually exciting applications in the Java language? Then this is the book you want at your side. JavaFX 9 by Example is chock-full of engaging, fun-to-work examples that bring you up to speed on the major facets of JavaFX 9. Youll learn to create applications that look good, are fun to use, and that take advantage of the medium to present data of all types in ways that engage the user and lead to increased productivity. The book: Has been updated with new content on modular development, new APIs, and an example using the Scene Builder tool Is filled with fun and practical code examples that you can modify and drop into your own projects Includes an example using Arduino and an accelerometer sensor to track motion in 3D Helps you create JavaFX applications for iOS and Android devices What Youll Learn Work with touch-based interfaces Interpret gesture-based events Use shapes, color, text, and UI controls animation to create a simple click and point game Add audio and video to your projects Utilize JavaFX 3D Create custom controls using CSS, SVG, and Canvas APIs Organize code into modules using Java Platform Module System (Project Jigsaw) Who This Book Is For Java developers developing visual and media-rich applications to run on PCs, phones, tablets, Arduino controllers, and more. This includes developers tasked with creating visualizations of data from statistical analysis and from sensor networks. Any developer wanting to develop a polished user-interface in Java will find much to like in this book. Carl P. Dea is a principal software engineer. He has been developing software for over 20 years, for many clients from Fortune 500 companies to nonprofit organizations. He has written software ranging from mission-critical applications to ecommerce-based Web applications. His passion for software development started when his middle school science teacher showed him a TRS-80 computer. Carl has been using Java since the very beginning, and he has been a huge JavaFX enthusiast since the early days when it was its own language called JavaFX script. His current software development interests are UI/UX, game programming, data visualizations, embedded systems, smartphones, AI, and robotics. When Carl is not working, he and his wife enjoy canoeing and day trips to the beach. Carl and his wife are proud parents of their younger daughter who attends Salisbury University. Carl and his wife are also proud of their older daughter, who is a high school teacher in Anne Arundel county Maryland. Carl lives in Pasadena, Maryland, USA. Gerrit Grunwald is a software engineer with more than 10 years of experience in software development. He has been involved in development of Java desktop applications and controls. His current interests include JavaFX, HTML5, and Swing, especially development of custom controls in these technologies. Gerrit is also interested in Java-driven embedded technologies like JavaSE Embedded on Raspberry Pi, i.MX6, BeagleBone Black, CubieBoard2, and similar devices. He is a true believer in open source software and has participated in popular projects like JFXtras.org as well as his own projects (Enzo, SteelSeries Swing, SteelSeries Canvas). Gerrit is an active member of the Java community, where he founded and leads the Java User Group Münster (Germany), co-leads the JavaFX and IoT community at Oracle, and is a JavaOne RockStar and Java Champion. He is a speaker at conferences and user groups internationally. José Pereda , PhD in Structural Engineering, works as a software engineer at Gluon.
Im Labyrinth der Lust: Tagsüber lebt Fiona in einem tristen Reihenhaus. Nachts begibt sie sich als ´´Eule´´ auf die extravaganten Partys des Swinger-Netzwerks ´´Das Labyrinth´´ - eine eigene Welt hemmungslos ausgelebter Sexualität. Eines Abends aber geschieht etwas Schreckliches. Evi, eine Jugendfreundin von Fiona, und deren Vater werden in ihrem Haus brutal ermordet. Für Fiona bricht eine Welt zusammen, denn sie hat sich an besagtem Abend am Tatort aufgehalten. Könnte das Verbrechen mit dem ´´Labyrinth´´ zusammenhängen? Welche Rolle spielt die mysteriöse Gemma, die hinter der Sex-Community steht? Während Fiona weiter die immer ausschweifenderen Orgien besucht, kommt sie im Pulsschlag der Lust einer entsetzlichen Wahrheit auf die Spur... Audible weist darauf hin, dass dieser Titel für Hörer unter 18 Jahren nicht geeignet ist. Sprache: Deutsch. Erzähler: Irina von Bentheim. Hörprobe: http://samples.audible.de/bk/rhde/002168de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digitales Hörbuch im AAX Format.
Nothing spells disaster like a meddling mother-in-law. Unfortunately for Kim Finley, hers has come to visit... indefinitely. Not that Kim couldn´t use the help: she recently returned to work, leaving the care of her 10-year-old twins to her new houseguest. What she didn´t count on was Miranda´s unwanted decorating tips and unending criticism. Kim´s husband, Derek, soon finds himself volleying between the woman he loves and the mother he can´t escape.With the increasing demands of his job as a Water Patroloman, Derek can barely keep from drowning. Winter may be drifting into the Finley household, but summer is in full swing in Deepwater Cove, and the members of the Tea Lovers´ Club intend to take full advantage. There are barbecues to plan, neighbors to help, and a new store owner to welcome. But when they lose the one person who brings them together, the community craves the calm only a summer breeze can bring. ungekürzt. Language: English. Narrator: Jill Shellabarger. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/oasi/000335de/bk_rhde_002536_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.