Doom is a legend of 1993, a time when sprites ruled the gaming world. Hardcore, demanding,fast, and relentlessly brutal. Now you can relive the same emotions with DOOM, a game so old-schooland adrenaline-pumped that the title can only be written in capital letters.id Software's DOOM is a 2016 first-person shooter bringing back the speed, the violence, and the demons of the original game, but in glorious HD.Grab a Super Shotgun, smash some heads, and force hellspawn back where it came from.Minimalistic storytellingDOOM doesn't waste time telling you backstories, complex plots or elaborate cutscenes. A corporation opened up aportal to Hell to harvest its energy. Things happened. You wake up having to clean all of this up with lead, plasma,and seething rage.DOOM never drags your attention away from the carnage and the deadly dance on the screen, but thestory is there, waiting. Inquisitive player can find it in logs and PA system messages, and other places.Fast-paced DOOM gameplayWhen you put on the Praetor armor you throw caution out of the window. Not because it makes you invincible. It'sbecause it makes you fast, strong, and awesome.When your basic speed allows you to run circles around any otherfirst-person shooter protagonist in recent memory you know that cover is for the weak. Engage in a violent dance ofmurder, strafing, circling, and descending on your enemies like a wrecking ball. You call the shots here.Powerful arsenalYou start out with a pistol, and kill some lowly demons with it without any problem. And then it gets even better.Shotguns, rifles, plasma guns, and finally one of the most iconic weapon in video game history. Yes, the BFG 9000 isback to let you take another swing at the denizens of Hell, and it couldn't come at a better time.Upgrade yourweapons to make them even more powerful and destructive. No demon will stand in your way, but they will try.Glory KillsChannel your rage and hate for demonspawn into Glory Kills. DOOM doesn't do regenerating health or convenientpickups. In DOOM you heal by murder and purifying the world of demon scum. Punch, rip, and tear demons to death withyour (or their) bare hands and get health out of it. Run them through with a chainsaw to get back ammo. Play yourcards right and nothing will get even close to taking you out.SnapMapCompleted the game? Found all the collectibles and upgrades? Gained everything there in the multiplayer? Turn toSnapMap to create your own maps, or to enjoy these made by others. Use an intuitive tool to create your own maps,levels, even whole new game modes if you are determined enough.Use community-created maps and missions insingleplayer and multiplayer and never run out of demons to kill.DOOM (PC) is id Software's reboot of the genre-defining game from 1993.Incredible mobility, brutal combat, delightfully disgusting demons, and enough weapons and ammo to kill Hell seventimes over. DOOM is an old-school shooter with modern design.
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. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Gordon Greenhill. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/brll/007275/bk_brll_007275_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. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Stephen H. Marsden. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/032490/bk_acx0_032490_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
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. 1. Language: English. Narrator: David Ackroyd. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/lili/000565/bk_lili_000565_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Growing up in boring and cold Minnesota, I always knew I was a submissive. Whenever the neighborhood boys and I would play cowboys and Indians, I always wanted to be the Indian, who always happened to be tied up to a tree. For some reason, even at that early age, I knew I liked boys and I knew that I liked to be tied up by them.When I became an adult, nothing changed with me preference wise, if anything, I became more attracted to men than ever before and I became even more so a submissive than I had ever thought would be possible.I moved to California, to a little community in San Diego called Hillcrest. Hillcrest was just a few minutes from Downtown San Diego and the best part of it was that it was an entire gay community. There were nightclubs, bars, stores for shopping, restaurants and most of all - men. Lots of gay men to dominate me.I work at a hair salon as a hair stylist. Most of my clients are gay men and I love servicing them in the salon chair. I'm not the full blown flamboyant gay man, like most men who are gay hairstylists are, but if you met me, you would definitely know I swing for the same team. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Kevin Kyle. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/019946/bk_acx0_019946_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
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. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jill Shellabarger. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/oasi/000335/bk_oasi_000335_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Two orphans. One barn. And a community in need of miracles. Linney needs protecting, and Louis is the only one left to save her. She may be his big sister, but her Down Syndrome will get her put in an institution if he doesn't hide her well. Only, it's getting harder and harder to pretend he's older than 10 and to keep her safe and warm in this old storage barn. Especially at Christmas, when all his sister wants is a tree with lights, like the one at the church next door. Pageant preparations are in full swing, and Annie Mac and her crew are involved in the excitement. So is Lieutenant Clay Dougherty, her kids' faux-father and the man who still makes her yearn for a whole lot more than she's comfortable offering, especially when she's plagued by crazy-making nightmares. In this heartwarming tale of magic and miracles, the Beaufort, North Carolina, folk return to rescue more than themselves. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Laura Jennings. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/083583/bk_acx0_083583_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
From R. Barri Flowers, award-winning criminologist and the best-selling author of Murderess on the Loose, Murder of the Doctor's Wife, Murder at the Pencil Factory, and The Sex Slave Murders, comes the gripping historical true-crime short Murdered by the King of Western Swing: The Beating Death of Ella Mae Cooley in 1961. On Monday, April 3, 1961, 38-year-old former vocalist Ella Mae Cooley was beaten to death in her home in Willow Springs, an unincorporated area located in Kern County, California. The cruelty of the crime was shocking to local residents in the normally idyllic community. A greater shock was that the murder was committed by the victim's 50-year-old husband, Donnell Clyde Cooley, a well-known big-band leader, musician, actor, host of a television variety show, and businessman. Ella Mae and Donnell Clyde, who generally went by the name Spade Cooley, were both struggling with accusations of unfaithfulness in their marriage, which had produced two children. They were in the midst of a divorce when tragedy struck. Cooley snapped in deciding to end the marriage prematurely by murdering his wife. The horrific assault was witnessed by the couple's 14-year-old daughter, Melody, who would testify against her father at his trial. In spite of her untimely presence at the crime scene, Cooley sought to attribute Ella Mae's death to an accident. This fell flat, as did a short-lived attempt to plead insanity in the death of his wife. Spade Cooley would be convicted of murder and sent to prison for his heinous act of criminality, forever casting a shadow over a successful career in Western swing music and television. See how this tragic story of celebrity, suspicion, and homicidal rage unfolds in the historical crime of passion. Included is a complete bonus historical true-crime short, The Gold Special Train Robbery: Deadly Crimes of the D'Autremont Brothers, as well as exce 1. Language: English. Narrator: Ken Solin. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/119963/bk_acx0_119963_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Equal parts memoir and cultural history, from acclaimed comic stylist and professional hobbyist Henry Alford comes a hilarious journey through the world of dance that will inform, entertain, and leave listeners tapping their toes. When Henry Alford wrote about his experience with a Zumba class for The New York Times, little did he realize that it was the start of something much bigger. Dance would grow and take on many roles for Henry: exercise, confidence builder, an excuse to travel, a source of ongoing wonder and - when he dances with Alzheimer's patients - even a kind of community service. Tackling a wide range of forms (including ballet, hip-hop, jazz, ballroom, tap, contact improvisation, Zumba, and swing), this grand tour takes us through the works and careers of luminaries ranging from Bob Fosse to George Balanchine, Twyla Tharp to Arthur Murray. Rich in insight and humor, Alford mines both personal experience and fascinating cultural history to offer a witty and ultimately moving portrait of how dance can express all things human. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Henry Alford. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/sans/008800/bk_sans_008800_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.