An all-star cast, including Robert Shaw (Jaws) and Oscar-Winners Walter Matthau and Martin Balsam delivers sure-fire entertainment [that’s] gripping and exciting from beginning to end (The Hollywood Reporter). Based on the sizzling best seller by John Godey, this pulse-pounding picture is guaranteed to give you the ride of your life! Somewhere underground, in New York’s subway system, just outside the Pelham Station, a gang of armed men hijack a train, threatening to kill one hostage per minute unless their demands are met. Forced to stall these unknown assailants until a ransom is delivered or a rescue is made, transit chief Lt. Garber (Matthau) must ad-lib, bully, con and shrewdly outmanoeuvre one of the craftiest and cruellest villains (Shaw) in a battle of wits that will either end heroically or tragically.
Four men seize a New York City subway train and hold its passengers hostage. Their escape would seem inconceivable. Only one thing is certain: they aren't stopping for anything. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Mark Bramhall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/rand/001859/bk_rand_001859_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
It's 07:45 AM. A monk lies dead in Snowdonia, a knife protruding from his throat. The mission has begun. By 08:56 AM, a London Underground train is stationary in a tunnel, with 400 passengers trapped inside. At 09:15am, DCI Ed Mallory has just started his day. He's the Met's top hostage negotiator, despite having been blinded 13 years earlier. Mallory is about to discover that, today, an underground train is not the only thing on the line. 1. Language: English. Narrator: David Bauckham. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/howe/001322/bk_howe_001322_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Christian romance Left on the steps of a church as an infant, Laura struggles with her decision to dedicate her life to God. On her way to a mission in Texas, a train robber snatches the novice nun and uses her as a hostage. Jesse Collins, her rescuer, not knowing what else to do with her, takes her home to his family. Never having experienced family life, Laura is touched by it and is confused by her building affection for Jesse. However, someone wants her gone and takes steps to make that happen. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Persephone Rose. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/097505/bk_acx0_097505_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Railroad is a fast pace steampunk story of gadgetry, gunplay and grit. Rodger Dodger decides to take on the job of security for the unusual standalone train, only to find the professor's precocious niece has been taken hostage. Join him as he straps on the biggest pair of guns this side of the Mississippi and tracks down the kidnapped damsel, finding his own distress along the way. The dogs of war have it out for our Dodger, and it will take every ounce of skill he possesses if he wants to survive. 1. Language: English. Narrator: JoBe Cerny, Julia Farmer, Dan Levy. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/031135/bk_acx0_031135_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Now that his mom's gravy train has derailed, gambling, debt-ridden Palm Beach playboy Warren "Chip" Ganz has decided to take somebody rich hostage - with the help of a Bahamian ex-con, a psycho gardener/enforcer, and the beautiful, if underfed, psychic Reverend Dawn. The trouble is, they choose bookmaker Harry Arno as their victim, and Harry can scam with the best. The BIG trouble is ace manhunter U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens is sleeping with Harry's ex-exotic dancer ex-girlfriend, and Joyce wants Harry found. And since nearly everyone has guns, locating and springing the captive bookie most probably can't happen without some measure of lethal difficulty. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Frank Muller. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/harp/002290/bk_harp_002290_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
With over two million copies of her books in print, Lori Wick consistently tops the Christian best-selling fiction lists. Delighting fans with her versatility, she transports readers sometimes to Victorian England, sometimes to the American frontier, and always into the minds and hearts of her characters. In the summer of 1882, Dakota Rawlings, Texas Ranger, is still recuperating from an ambush that nearly killed him. Not yet fit for duty, the bored ranger eagerly accepts the opportunity to escort his boss’ beautiful daughter, Darvi, to the train station in Aurora. The trip won’t be difficult, and he’ll get to share his newly found faith with her. But Darvi is kidnapped from the train and held hostage, and Dakota must singlehandedly solve the mystery of her disappearance and stage a daring rescue. Surrounded by a world of shady quests for money and power, Darvi and Dakota inspire listeners with their burgeoning love and faith. Ed Sala’s expert narration evokes a sense of nostalgia as he brings this fragment of the old Wild West to life. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Ed Sala. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/reco/005490/bk_reco_005490_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Every summer thousands of families head to the nation's largest water park, famous for its 21-story waterslide, the Dead Drop. This year one visitor didn't pack his bathing suit. He packed explosives. When the bomb goes off, dozens of people are instantly killed. The rest are herded into the park's massive pool by the bomber's accomplices. An organized team of fanatical but well-trained terrorists, they seal off the entrances, turn the waterslide into a watchtower, and train their sights on the families below. But one hostage isn't playing along. He's special agent Jericho Quinn. He's on vacation with his daughter. And he's about to turn this terrorist pool party into one righteous blood bath.... 1. Language: English. Narrator: Luke Daniels. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/030272/bk_adbl_030272_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
John Henry Cole's life has quieted down from what it had always been, and he can now settle down and make improvements on his small ranch. But everything changes when an old rancher named Wilson rides in with his two sons. Wilson is willing to pay Cole $5,000 to help get back his wife, Lenora, who has been taken hostage by Lucky Jack Dancer, an outlaw who had robbed the train on which she was a passenger. She is being held prisoner in Gun Town, a safe haven for outlaws. Cole had sided with Lucky Jack Dancer years ago when both of them had operated as US marshals in the Indian Nations, but that was before Lucky Jack had quit the service and become an outlaw. The situation becomes complicated when Cole learns that Wilson's son doesn't want the woman back and that Wilson's health is seriously compromised. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Eric G. Dove. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/blak/010203/bk_blak_010203_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.