Jack Collins (Milo Gibson), a former Navy SEAL turned bounty hunter, tracks down terrorists in missions so hazardous that the CIA outsources them to private companies. But a life spent surviving fraught situations has left its mark on Collins, leading his CIA handler Leigh (Sylvia Hoeks) to offer him one last chance to keep fighting. Deployed as part of a hardened three-man team (William Fichtner, Gbenga Akinnagbe) to hunt down a rogue operative in London, Collins finds himself locked in relentless urban tactical combat, fighting a superior force alongside his own personal demons. Includes subtitles for the Hard Of Hearing
After a traumatic past, life finally seems to be looking up for Hanna Foster. But war is on its way... London, 1938. Hanna and Jack Foster had been sent to an orphanage when their parents were killed in a train crash, but were separated when a couple adopted Jack. Bullied and treated like a slave, it soon became clear it was a dreadful mistake. In desperation, Jack takes his future into his own hands and runs away to join the merchant navy, while Hanna takes a job looking after two children. For a time, life seems good, but war is looming and threatens to take away everything Hanna holds dear... 1. Language: English. Narrator: Annie Aldington. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/isis/001989/bk_isis_001989_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Captain Jack Aubrey, Royal Navy, ashore after a successful cruise, is persuaded by a casual acquaintance to make certain investments in the city. This innocent decision ensnares him in the London criminal underground and in government espionage - the province of his friend Stephen Maturin. Is Aubrey's humiliation and the threatened ruin of his career a deliberate plot? The dark tale is a fitting backdrop to the brilliant characterization and sparkling dialogue which O'Brian's listeners have come to expect. This is the eleventh in O'Brian's 20-volume Aubrey/Maturin series. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Tim Pigott-Smith. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/rand/000114/bk_rand_000114_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In the third book of the "Bloody Jack" series, unlikely heroine Jacky Faber, a pirate at heart, returns to the sea in a truly swashbuckling tale filled with good humour, wit, and courage. After leaving the Lawson Peabody School for Young Girls in Boston - under dire circumstances, of course - Jacky boards a whaling ship bound for London, where she hopes to find her beloved Jaimy. But things don't go as planned, and she is off on a wild misadventure at sea. She thwarts the lecherous advances of a crazy captain, rallies the sailors to her side, and ultimately gains command of a ship in His Majesty's Royal Navy. But Jacky's adventures don't end there.... Soon she is being called a pirate, and there's a price on her head! 1. Language: English. Narrator: Katherine Kellgren. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/live/000286/bk_live_000286_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Kriegsjunkie und Ex-Navy-SEAL Jack Collins (Milo Gibson) macht auch nach dem Ausscheiden aus dem Militärdienst das, was er am besten kann: töten. Als Kopfgeldjäger macht er für die CIA Jagd auf Terroristen. Für seinen nächsten Job rekrutiert ihn Leigh (Sylvia Hoeks) nach London. Dort soll er sich mit seinem Kollegen Brennen (William Fichtner) an die Fersen eines abtrünnigen CIA-Agenten heften. Doch sie geraten in eine Falle und bald findet sich Jack inmitten einer tödlichen Hetzjagd wieder...
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! USS Jack (SS-259), a Gato-class submarine, was the first ship of the United States Navy to be named for the jack (any of various fishes young pike, green pike or pickerel, or large California rockfish). Her keel was laid down by the Electric Boat Company, Groton, Connecticut 2 February 1942. She was launched 16 October 1942 (sponsored by Mrs. Frances Seely) and commissioned at New London, CT, 6 January 1943, Commander T. M. "Tommy" Dykers (Class of 1927) in command.
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Paul Nicholas (born 3 December 1945) is an English actor and singer who has had considerable success on stage, screen and in the pop charts. Nicholas was born as Paul Oscar Beuselinck in Peterborough, England. His grandfather who originated from Belgium had been a chef in the merchant navy during World War II, before becoming Head Chef on The Union-Castle Line ships between England and South Africa. His maternal grandfather was a London docker. Nicholas' father Oscar Beuselinck, a fomer MI6 agent, became a highly esteemed entertainment lawyer, whose clients included: MGM, Jack Hylton, John Osborne, The Rolling Stones, Tony Richardson, Richard Harris, Sean Connery, Yes, Robert Stigwood, and The Who. The family spent holidays at his maternal grandparents' home on the Isle of Sheppey, until Nicholas was 10. After his parents divorced when he was 12, his father's family home was at Letchmore Heath, Watford opposite the Bhaktivedanta Manor. Nicholas' paternal grandparents, Winnie and Oscar, lived in a small cottage on the grounds.