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Darfur, Sudan. 2009. Two doctors employed by NGOs stumble across a strange metallic cylinder, which has been embedded for perhaps millions of years in desert rock. Mystified by the object, they gather four of the world’s leading experts in science and technology a computer scientist, a physicist, a biochemist, and a genetic researcher and head to London to study it thoroughly. The six have barely begun running tests on the cylinder, when they suddenly disappear telling family members not to go looking for them. But word about the discovery has gotten out and for these six civilians, it might already be too late. Mossad, the Israeli national intelligence agency, has been instructed to recover the mysteriously powerful object at any cost even if that means eliminating the scientists. Hot on Mossad’s trail is the CIA, determined to chase down the fugitives first, no matter the consequences. As the noose tightens, the six scramble to figure out the what the cylinder is and who built it ultimately revealing a dramatic truth that could change the world forever. A fast-paced, globe-trotting thriller that asks the reader to consider the earth’s very origins, Quantum is the first novel in a three-book series. The novel ranked first on Amazon.it in 2013 in the 100 best selling ebook category.Show more
When dealing with office politics and interpersonal conflict, how do you 'show up'? If you are facing tricky situations, how well do you use tact, emotional intelligence, and forethought regarding impact to handle them? For exceptional leaders, finesse is the key. It is what they possess and how they accomplish objectives. Finesse enables them to influence, motivate, and hold people accountable as they create work environments where employees thrive. In The Finesse Factor, Ryan Lahti shows you the essentials of finesse for exceptional leaders. Based on Dr. Lahti's multiple decades of practical experience, tested approaches in over 20 industries, and analyses of 10 years of leadership assessment work, this audiobook: Explains the seven essentials of finesse in STEM organizations via real-life war storiesLays out a proven method with user-friendly frameworks to help you build proficiency in the finesse essentialsDetails specific actions that will help you succeed in each essentialIf you are a business leader, especially one who runs an organization driven by science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), this audiobook is a prime resource to have handy. Leaders in the following industries will benefit from the essentials discussed: Science: health care, medical diagnostics, medical devices, and biotechTechnology: software, semiconductors, information security, consumer electronics, and wireless technologiesEngineering: automotive, aerospace, engineering/construction, and automation/controlFinance: banking, credit, and insuranceLeaders who oversee STEM organizations such as research and development (R&D), information technology (IT), and finance departments will also find increasing finesse invaluable to their ongoing success. This includes CIOs, CFOs, and heads of R&D along with their team members. The Finesse Factor is the first audiobook that focuses on building finesse proficiency and enables you to do something about it. It is oriented toward action.Show more
When a series of attacks against women on her beat are blown off by hardened detectives, Boston police sergeant Traci Ross launches her own investigation. Her instincts tell her something is different about the crimes. Her lieutenant believes otherwise. Soon, police departments in other large northeast cities are encountering an outbreak of similar attacks. After usual suppression tactics don't work, a task force of detectives from the affected cities is formed in New York to tackle the problem. Traci is sent to join them. While still at work on the puzzling problem, Traci gets a call from her lieutenant. He wants her to break away for a few hours to track down a New York resident and question him about his connection to an urgent situation developing back in Boston. But the simple errand turns deadly when she stumbles onto an incredible conspiracy.Show more
If you're going to shoot Joe Kurtz, you'd better shoot to kill. Ex-PI Joe Kurtz's survival is on the line when an ambush leaves him badly wounded and his parole officer, Peg O'Toole, clinging to life. Their respective professions have ensured that neither suffers from a shortage of enemies, so narrowing down the suspects isn't easy. But Kurtz knows who's at the head of his list: Angelina Farino Ferrara, the lethal beauty who leads the Farino crime family, and her mob rival, Toma Gonzaga. The odd thing is, each would rather hire Joe Kurtz than fire at him. Someone's causing trouble beneath the gray skies of western New York, and it's drawn the notice of the mobs and the cops. Kurtz is caught in the middle along with the rest of them, and no one knows who's tightening the vise.Show more
Revenge has never been served so cold. Joe Kurtz, former investigator and convicted felon, is on parole. But the years he spent in Attica didn't make his old haunts any safer. Back on the streets of Buffalo, he's already marked by a local Mafia don. As if watching his back weren't enough work, Kurtz has also been hired by a gravely ill John Frears, whose daughter met a grisly fate at the hands of a murderer. Frears wants one thing before he dies: for Kurtz to find the fiend that the authorities couldn't. But the calculating killer--a master at changing identities--has a little unfinished business of his own. Dodging a contract on his head and tracking a serial killer on the loose, Kurtz plunges headfirst into the icy waters of revenge as both victim and avenger.Show more
Once Joe Kurtz needed revenge--and revenge cost him eleven years in Attica prison. Now Kurtz needs a job, and the price is going to be higher. Out of prison, out of touch, Kurtz signs on with the Byron Farino, Don of a Mob family whose son Kurtz had been protecting on the inside. Farino enlists Kurtz's help to track down the Family's missing accountant--a man with too much knowledge of Family business to have on the loose. But someone doesn't want the accountant found--and with enemies inside the Family vying for his throne, and turf warfare just around the corner, Farino needs an outsider like Kurtz to flush out who's really behind this latest affront. As the story twists and turns and the body count rises, Kurtz no longer knows who he can trust. Everyone seems to be after something, from the mob boss's sultry yet dangerous daughter, to a hit man named The Dane, an albino killer who is good with a knife, and a dwarf who is armed to the teeth and hell-bent on revenge. Kurtz has always been an ace investigator. Now he's about to discover that to get at the truth, sometimes you have to go after it--hard.Show more
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