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Tales from Umbrae
Debbie Manber Kupfer
Spieldauer: 4 Min.
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It's the first night of Chanukah, and Esmeralda and her friends have a very important task to complete before sundown. They need to make enough yummy latkes for all the flower fairies in the garden. There's no time to waste. Can they succeed before it's time to light the menorah?
What really happens when Prince Charming and Sleeping Beauty ride off on his white steed? Funny you should ask. We thought we knew. But the truth is, while he's wooing Sleeping Beauty, he's still married to Snow White and Cinderella. Things get zany when the seven dwarves show up to have a word with this ladies' man.
If a lady is to become a countess, there are rules.... Number one: A lady does not attempt to come out in London society disguised as her deceased half-sister. Number two: A lady does not become enamored of her guardian; even when his masterful kisses and whispered words of affection tempt her beyond all endurance.
When someone starts assassinating paparazzi in three countries, Mi7 sits up. Apparently, the killer is none other than Dmitri Vassyli Kramski, retired field-operative and former Kremlin protégé. Kramski's trail leads deep into London's émigré community, forcing his pursuers into conflict with an unknown organization bent on protecting him.
Alchemist Amelia Rimos has just discovered the cure for the undead. Being naive and vulnerable, she does not realize the undead have their targets set on her. Happening upon a tall, dark, exotic man named Michel Gauthier, he saves her from becoming a victim, thrusting her into a game of cat and mouse. Amelia realizes being an alchemist is not in her best interest when she befriends him. Is Michel as sincere as he seems, or does he have an ulterior motive?
The Past meets the Future to defeat an unspeakable evil! Europe, 1945, the final days of World War II. A sinister plan to defeat the Allies using black sorcery is thwarted, only to be resurrected again in a form more terrible than ever before! Now, over six turbulent decades, across multiple continents, and through the darkest alternate dimensions, a force of unimaginable power is poised to subjugate all mankind! Bound by time, a band of heroes will rise!
There's always time for another cup. Twenty Eight haiku, a cat named Miri, a ghost named Roger, a vampire named Vlad, and about a gallon of tea populate the pages of this second collection of poignancy and silliness from the author of P.A.W.S.
Do you believe in fate? That Karma will even things out? Anita Simmons didn't, and now she must pay for her crime with her life. When Anita Simmons’ body is found on top of a grave, Whitton and Saint are perplexed as to why anyone would want to kill this woman. She’s a married mum of two who spends her life helping others. What could she have done to deserve this? As the team delves deeper, they uncover a lot more than they anticipated. And when more grave murders are discovered across the country, Whitton realises that this isn’t an ordinary killer they’re chasing.
Wanda Wizzlewoop is playing hide-and-seek with her cat, Whiskey, when she breaks her wand. How will she cast her spells now? She tries to fix it with Whiskey’s magic tape, but the wand is still wonky and the spells come out all higgledy-piggledy. What can Wanda do? A story of silliness and friendship from the author and illustrator of Adana the Earth Dragon and Esmeralda Grunch and the Red Tulip.
A body turns up in a field. She’s blonde and her eyes have been gouged out. DI Sophie Whitton knows it's him - The man the press has dubbed: The doll maker. Whitton and her team must act fast if they are to stop anyone else falling victim to the doll maker. With an innate need to seek the truth and find justice for the dead, DI Whitton risks losing it all, including her long-term relationship with live-in lover, Yvonne, as she strives to find a killer, and maybe even herself along the way.
Six weeks after my father passed away I discovered a lump in my breast. I was terrified as I embarked on the road of cancer treatment, but it's amazing what you can get used to. At the time I shared little with others beyond my close family, but today I'm ready to share my story to help other women have strength to go through treatment. You are much stronger than you think you are. All money raised by the author from this audiobook will go towards materials for creating Knitted Knockers, special handmade breast prosthesis for women who have undergone mastectomies or other procedures.
Another murder rocks the small Welsh town of Gilfach - the police are baffled, the corpse is getting colder, and only Granny Smith, the intrepid pensioner sleuth, stands between justice and all out anarchy. Granny has a talent for mayhem, and soon those talents are put to good use as our intrepid pensioner starts to unravel the case, which finds her provoking Chief Inspector Miskin as she comes up against a full-scale police investigation, proving that you’re never too old to make a nuisance of yourself and that 71 is actually the new 21.
Adana is a small, brown earth dragon. She longs to play with the other dragons, but none of them will accept her as a friend. One day a giant wanders into the land of the dragons and scares all the other dragons. Can Adana save the day and prove that even a small brown earth dragon can do big things?
Julia Blake runs her own cleaning company. She has the unfortunate habit of finding murdered people. In this story Julia travels to Edinburgh University to visit her son, Sam. It's not long before she stumbles upon a dead body. Julia is happy to leave the murder investigation to the police - until her son becomes one of their suspects. Julia has no option but to get herself involved, despite the danger she puts herself in.
There's a brutal murder in the small Welsh village of Gilfach. The police are clueless. With no motive and no real suspect, the investigation soon grinds to a halt. Enter Mary Anne Smith, otherwise known as Granny Smith, the 71-years-young, pipe-smoking, heavy metal-loving, chaos-causing amateur sleuth with a difference.
The Giddy Death of the Gays & the Strange Demise of Straights
Redfern Jon Barrett
Spieldauer: 8 Std. und 22 Min.
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A satirical romp through the lives of 20-something queer ne'er-do-wells in Wales. Caroline and her Dom live out their normal lives among the poverty, alcoholics, and street preachers of Swansea. But when Dom and his straight roommate fall in love - a passionate, secret, nonsexual love - their lives are transformed into a queer chaos. The battle between preachers and drag queens, skinheads and sex workers, boyfriend and girlfriend, is set to change the city forever in an inventive story that embraces queer life today.
With oodles of steamy romance, paranormal time travel, adventure, and much more, Outlander is sweeping the nation. From over a dozen volumes to its newest incarnation as a breathtaking Starz show, it continues to delight, even with subtle, clever changes. But what was life really like then - from kilts and bagpipes to selkies and the fair folk? Who was Bonnie Prince Charlie and why was his campaign so disastrous for the Highlanders?