Jennifer Woodward, Erin Hunter, Garrick Hagon
Spieldauer: 9 Std. und 57 Min.
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When her father and stepmother are found brutally murdered on a summer morning in 1892, Lizzie Borden - thirty-two years old and still living at home - immediately becomes a suspect. But after a notorious trial, she is found innocent, and no one is ever convicted of the crime. Meanwhile, others in the claustrophobic Borden household have their own motives and their own stories to tell....
Becca's ability to hear the broken thoughts of others has not turned out to be a fabulous gift after all. It has got in the way of her being able to function in the world normally. More seriously, it makes her think she knows things that she doesn't know at all. Becca's friends are also dealing with stressful situations and coming to terms with troubling discoveries about themselves. Seth Darrow's learning disability makes him vulnerable. The girl he loves is not what she appears to be.
On Whidbey Island, secrets never stay buried. A mysterious girl who won't speak; a coal-black seal named Nera that returns to the same place every year; a bitter feud of unknown origin - strange things are happening on Whidbey Island and Becca King is drawn into the maelstrom of events. But Becca, first met in The Edge of Nowhere, has her own secrets to hide. Still on the run from her criminal stepfather, Becca is living in a secret location.
The third novel in Elizabeth George's young-adult series. This genre-bending work combines Elizabeth's flair for crime and suspense novels with the paranormal. Late summer on Whidbey Island after nine weeks of no rain and fire season has arrived...along with a fire starter who soon begins tormenting the residents of this peaceful Pacific Northwest idyll with fires that escalate in intensity. Becca King and her friends, Jenn and Derric, are at the county fair when the third fire starts in a shed housing animals.
For fans of The Virgin Suicides or The Girls, a story of two extraordinary, magnetic women and their disappearances - a hundred years apart - from the small New England town they call home. Henrietta and Jane are growing up in a farmhouse on the outskirts of town, their mother a remote artist, their father in thrall to the folklore and legend of their corner of New England. When Henrietta falls under the spell of Kaus, an outsider and petty criminal, Jane takes to trailing the couple, spying on their trysts, until one night, Henrietta vanishes into the woods.
The eagerly awaited new novel from the author of The Age of Miracles. Imagine a world where sleep could trap you for days, for weeks, months.... A world where you could even die of sleep rather than in your sleep. Karen Thompson Walker's second novel is stunning, the story of a Californian town's epidemic of perpetual sleep.