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The Christmas Café
Spieldauer: 8 Std. und 13 Min.
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Bea has just lost her husband after 30 years of marriage. To distract herself from grief, she throws herself into her work running the Reservoir Street Kitchen in Sydney's most fashionable district. But then an email from a café-owner in Edinburgh prompts her to take a trip to Scotland in the depths of winter - a journey of self-discovery into a secret past that she has tried to forget.
The Hurlingford family have ruled the small town of Byron for generations. Wealthy, powerful and cruel, they get what they want, every time. Missy Wright, a Hurlingford by birth, has been shunned by her family since marrying for love, not money. Now widowed, she lives quiet existence in genteel poverty. But then a stranger arrives in town; a divorcee from Sydney. She opens Missy's eyes to the possibility of a happy ending.
Detective Harriet Blue is clear about two things. Regan Banks deserves to die. And she’ll be the one to pull the trigger. But Regan - the vicious serial killer responsible for destroying her brother’s life - has gone to ground. Suddenly, her phone rings. It’s him. Regan. ‘Catch me if you can,’ he tells her. Harriet needs to find this killing machine fast, even if the cost is her own life. So she follows him down the Australian south coast with only one thing on her mind. Revenge is coming - and its name is Harriet Blue....
When Sydney police department sex crimes detective Harriet Blue is called into her boss' office, she never imagines it will be to tell her that her brother is the prime suspect in the brutal murders of three women. Shocked and in denial, Harry is transferred to Perth to avoid the media exposure this case will attract. Harry is sent into the outback - the never never - to investigate the disappearance of mine worker Danny Carter. The mining town is a seedy place, full of money and immoral ways to spend it.
It's not easy being a good detective - when your brother's a serial killer. Sam Blue stands accused of the brutal murders of three young students, their bodies dumped near the Georges River. Only one person believes he is innocent: his sister, Detective Harriet Blue. And she's determined to prove it. Except she's now been banished to the outback town of Last Chance Valley (population 75), where a diary found on the roadside outlines a shocking plan - the massacre of the entire town.
Understanding Y is a fresh and incisive work that offers a better understanding, appreciation, and awareness of the millennial generation. In this groundbreaking work, author Charlie Caruso has amassed a diverse array of papers, articles, and journals from prominent individuals, noted entrepreneurs and best-selling authors who collectively explore how Gen Y thinks, interacts, and works. Understanding Y gives insight into the generation and examines their motivations and passions.
If you enjoyed Me Before You by JoJo Moyes, One Day by David Nicholls, or The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks, then make time for Kelly Rimmer's stunning, heartbreaking new audiobook, Me Without You.A story of how love can break our hearts - and heal them. A year ago I met the love of my life. For two people who didn't believe in love at first sight, we came pretty close....
When marine biologist Jenny Payne agrees to spend Christmas working on the Cape Adare cruise ship to escape a disastrous love affair, she envisions a few weeks of sunny climes and cocktails. What she gets is an Antarctic expedition and extreme weather. And then there's her fellow passengers; Vera, the elderly crime writer, Lian, a young runaway, and Kit Walker, the mysterious man renting the most luxurious cabin on the ship, but who nobody ever sees.
James Patterson's BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment. A beautiful young woman is found murdered on a riverbank, and Detective Harriet Blue is convinced she's the next victim of the worst serial killer Sydney has seen in decades. But the more Harriet learns, the more she realises this murder is not what she first thought. And her own life might be tangled up in the case.
At 24, Philippa Moore is overweight, unhappily married, and still living in her hometown of Hobart, Tasmania. After a wake-up call in a department-store changing room, Phil suddenly realises that she is on the wrong path. With determination she starts to shed the kilos and makes a confronting discovery: She is in charge of her own life. Starting over again in Melbourne, she launches an award-winning health and fitness blog, Skinny Latte, and finds the courage to leave her marriage.
James Millar, Federay Holmes, Vanessa Coffee
Spieldauer: 7 Std. und 2 Min.
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From prize - winning short - story writer Cate Kennedy comes a new collection to rival her highly acclaimed Dark Roots. In Like a House on Fire, Kennedy once again takes ordinary lives and dissects their ironies, injustices and pleasures with her humane eye and wry sense of humour. In Laminex and Mirrors, a young woman working as a cleaner in a hospital helps an elderly patient defy doctor's orders. In Cross - Country, a jilted lover manages to misinterpret her ex's new life.
When marine biologist Jenny Payne agrees to spend Christmas working on the Cape Adare cruise ship to escape a disastrous love affair, she envisions a few weeks of sunny climes and cocktails. What she gets is an Antarctic expedition and extreme weather. And then there’s her fellow passengers: Vera, the elderly crime writer; Lian, a young runaway, and Kit Walker; the mysterious man renting the most luxurious cabin on the ship, but who nobody ever sees.
When 17-year-old Anais Butt is expelled from her fifth boarding school in three years, she expects her parents to slap her on the wrist and send her to another expensive school. However, her fed-up parents have other ideas. They decide to exile her to the isolated mountain town of Glenorie to labour for her child-hating maternal grandmother, Nanny Pam, and her hostile cousin, Josephine, who operate a riding school on her 3,000-acre ranch on the Turon River.
Bronny, a young Australian, finds herself down and out in London. She's a sweet girl who has spent her teenage years in a fearful, cautious bubble. She's never taken drugs, had sex or killed anyone. Within six weeks she's done all three. A group of backpackers break into an abandoned London townhouse seeking a rent-free life of debauchery. They don't realise someone's already there: A terrified woman bound and gagged in the basement. 'The Devil's Staircase' combines a chick-lit voice and a dark crime noir environment.
Isabelle Beckett and Jack Boyd are expecting their first child. And Isabelle is the very model of a calm Earth Mother-to-be. Or she would be if she wasn't consumed by anxiety about finding her pelvic floor, watching birthing videos, or deciding upon an uber trendy or dreadfully practical pram. But with the support of a host of new mothers and friends, all full of the worst possible advice, just maybe Isabelle can make it through pregnancy and childbirth....
Parties at the Blanchard estate draw the cream of society. Glamorous women made a beeline for Boyd Blanchard—the most eligible bachelor in Australia. Leona had known Boyd since childhood, but he was so out of her league that she carefully hid behind a wall of cool indifference. Then a kiss set tongues wagging and gave Boyd the opportunity to make the stubborn, sensual redhead his.
Iraq war veteran Dan Mitchell once disobeyed an order. Now a national park ranger in the Australian outback, he’s faced with another order he is unwilling to obey.... Photographer Rachel Quinn seeks out beauty in unlikely places. But Quinn knows darkness - and Dan soon realises she needs his help as much as he needs hers. Carrie Bryant was a jockey until a racing accident broke her nerve. Now Dan and Quinn need her expertise, but can she face her fear?
What happens when you can fly, but you just can't hide? Only Jessica Pearson knows the truth about what really happened in her past, but will her new job flying an outback air ambulance help her sleep at night or atone for a lost life? Doctor Adam Gilmore touches the lives of his patients, but he has his own scars. In Coorah Creek, you're judged by what you do. But when the harshest judge is the one you see in the mirror, there's nowhere left to hide.