180 Sekunden können dein ganzes Leben verändern... Nachdem sie als Kind von Pflegefamilie zu Pflegefamilie gereicht wurde, glaubt Allison nicht mehr daran, dass irgendetwas im Leben von Dauer ist. Sie verbringt ihre Zeit am College zurückgezogen und meidet den Kontakt zu anderen. Das ändert sich, als sie zufällig Teil eines sozialen Experiments wird: 180 Sekunden soll sie Augenkontakt mit einem Fremden halten. Doch weder sie noch Esben, der Social-Media-Star, der ihr gegenübersitzt, rechnen damit, dass dies ihr Leben für immer verändert.
Some people live their entire lives without changing their perspective. For Allison Dennis, all it takes is 180 seconds...After a life spent bouncing from one foster home to the next, Allison is determined to keep others at arm's length. Adopted at 16, she knows better than to believe in the permanence of anything. But as she begins her third year in college, she finds it increasingly difficult to disappear into the white noise pouring from her earbuds.
Callie Evans isn’t exactly living her best life in Los Angeles. She dropped out of college, has been repeatedly fired, and is now literally watching paint dry at a hardware store for a living. This depressing existence isn't what she had planned for her early 20s. Although she’s faced a shattering trauma, she’s learning that avoiding grief has owned her for far too long. A change of scenery might be what she needs to regroup and move forward. Callie takes a few months away from her California chaos to handle renovations on her family’s old house in small-town Vermont.
From Jessica Park comes Clear, a thriller, a paranormal, and a passionate romance that crosses genres and breaks boundaries. Stella Ford's grasp on reality is already loose, and it's about to come undone. When the college junior flees Chicago and leaves her toxic family behind, she heads for coastal Maine to find the one person who brought her peace years ago: Sam Bishop. But the Sam she once knew now has painful secrets.
Part-time student Chloe Carter is planning her best friend’s wedding, working for her parents - and glued to her chef boyfriend, Josh, as he competes to star in a new TV series. The premise: Josh hijacks unsuspecting grocery shoppers and prepares them gourmet dinners. Everything’s going great - until one shopper drops dead. Was it one of Josh’s competitors? Or the deceased’s husband? Or someone on the crew? Sifting through suspects, Chloe deals with wedding chaos and Josh’s erratic behavior.
Wings & Fire: An Anthology of 24 Stories from 16 Authors
The Box Under the Bed, Book 5
Dan Alatorre, Roberta Eaton Cheadle, MD Walker, und andere
Spieldauer: 9 Std. und 2 Min.
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From the creators of the number one best-selling horror anthology The Box Under The Bed and its number one best-selling sequels Dark Visions, Nightmareland, and Spellbound comes Wings & Fire, a horror anthology with 23 stories from 14 authors. Tremble along as this brilliant collection of stories reveals witches and wizards, fools and kings, lovers and demons - and a thrill ride that any horror fan will enjoy! Compiled by USA Today best-selling author Dan Alatorre.
Chloe Carter is helping her chef boyfriend with his new restaurant on Boston’s posh Newbury Street, when a crabby waitress is found dead in a fish truck. Was this a prank gone awry? Or did somebody want her to sleep with the fishes?
National best-selling author Elaine Viets says the Gourmet Girl mysteries have "all the right ingredients!" Chloe Carter's boyfriend, Josh Driscoll, is prepping for the opening of Simmer, Boston's hottest new restaurant. But at a fund-raiser featuring samples of Josh's cuisine, a trendy club owner is found bludgeoned to death - by Josh's state-of-the-art, professional-grade food processor, the ominously-named Robocoupe. By opening night at Simmer, the list of suspects is almost longer than the line to get in. And Chloe is struggling to solve the crime before the final course is served.
The perfect mystery for readers with an appetite for crime. Food connoisseur Chloe Carter is on a quest for the perfect meal and man. That's why the "Gourmet Girl" accepts an online date with "Dinner Dude". Too bad he's murdered in the restaurant. Leave it to Chloe to fall in love with the chef, who's also suspect number one.
Still smarting over the break-up with her boyfriend, Josh, Chloe Carter takes a job as a cookbook writer's assistant - a job that puts her in contact with Josh's chef friend, Digger. But when Digger dies in a supposed grease fire, Chloe starts mixing ingredients to find out how he really died - and who killed him.
For high-school senior Celeste Watkins, every day is a brutal test of bravery. And Celeste is scared. Alienated because she's too smart, her speech too affected, her social skills too far outside the norm, she seems to have no choice but to retreat into isolation. But college could set her free, right? If she can make it through this grueling senior year, then maybe. If she can just find that one person to throw her a lifeline, then maybe, just maybe.