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The Tapestry Bag: A Sussex Crime, Full of Twists and Turns
Janie Juke Mystery, Book 1
Spieldauer: 6 Std. und 29 Min.
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In the quiet seaside town of Tamarisk Bay, the police appear to be doing little to find Zara. Her friend Janie decides to make it her mission to track her down. It’s the "swinging sixties", and Janie fears that Zara may be mixed up with drugs, alcohol, or worse. As Janie explores the strange circumstances of Zara’s disappearance, she starts to question the truth about Joel’s death.
Ryone is the Wolf of the Vyrn. The war leader of her nomadic clan. When she is promised in marriage to Alexander, the Hawk of Ged, she imagines she will become his war queen. She hopes to lead his soldiers and defend the farming kingdom from a supernatural threat called the Thraa. When Ryone arrives, she finds her new husband handsome, mysterious, and utterly indifferent to her.
The world is a mess. There's a climate crisis, widespread poverty, war, and increased crime, but who is going to do something about it? Alan Didsbury finds he is the one given the role of fixing the world's ills. There's a catch, though. He can only choose one thing to change. When faced with the task of fixing a single thing for the betterment of humankind, Alan needs the help of six people he's never met - but somehow knows everything about - to decide what he should change.
At Mr. Bingley's Netherfield Ball, Elizabeth tripped and Mr. Darcy caught her in his strong arms, and as he set her back on her feet, they looked deep into each other’s eyes. They kissed. Unfortunately, they were seen in this passionate embrace before they returned to their senses. Mr. Darcy now must marry Elizabeth to protect her reputation and his own.
It took nothing more than her father’s death for Prudence Roxbury and her sisters to fall on hard times. The only flicker of hope in their bleak future is that their beautiful sister, Sarah, will marry and save them all from a life of destitution. But when Prudence hears that their father’s distant relation and heir has finally taken up residence in their old family home, Hagley Manor, she concocts a plan to rescue them from their miserable fate. After all, what lord wouldn’t want a beautiful wife on his arm?
When Fitzwilliam Darcy comes to Hertfordshire as a service to his best friend Charles Bingley, who has recently let the Netherfield Park estate, Darcy assumes the locals will possess "vulgar" country manners. So, when the opportunity arises, he refuses to dance with Elizabeth Bennet at the Meryton Assembly; however, from that moment, the woman's charms possess his every waking and sleeping minute.
Annie Peck finds herself in a terrible situation and is literally running for her life. A chance encounter with a surprising lookalike leads her towards a risky solution. Captain Caroline West knows she is lucky to be one of the few women cruise ship captains in the world. Sadly, not having a standard nine to five job means relationships are nearly impossible and she's all but given up on finding anyone.
Willow Olivia Walker is a newly single Cambridge University student heading home for the summer holidays, following a bitter split with her controlling and manipulative ex-girlfriend, Kristina. Initially dismayed to discover her eccentric parents have hired the beautiful Georgia as a live-in nanny for her two younger sisters, she treads carefully, but slowly, a friendship blossoms that has the potential to bloom into something special.
Vanity and Vengeance: A Sequel Inspired by Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Linda Mako Kendrick
Spieldauer: 8 Std. und 35 Min.
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Vanity and Vengeance begins 10 years after Pride and Prejudice ended: Darcy and Elizabeth are happily married, but Georgiana (his beautiful and wealthy younger sister) does not seem interested in marriage; Lady Catherine’s daughter, Anne, has completely given up on her romantic hopes; and, Elizabeth’s sister Jane (happily married to Charles Bingley) has adopted an orphaned child. It is Georgiana’s interest in a poor and unpredictable young man, and the interest she arouses in a wealthy older man, that drives the story forward.
Sophia Edgerton knows how to make an entrance. Yet even she isn't prepared for the consequences when she throws herself into the arms of a total stranger at a society ball, mistaking him for her long-lost cousin. Marcus Harvey, fifth Earl of Wynwood, responds with a remark that sets the ton abuzz.
Hank Walker is a softly spoken, affable, chubby-cheeked, long-haired hipster. On the surface it would appear to many that he has the perfect life, the kind of life that many men would kill for. Hank has a well-paid job as the head of a department at Omni Creative, a graphic design and company that produces images for everything from movie posters to art for upmarket hotels. He has money, a nice apartment, a cool car, and a casual sexual relationship with a former coworker named Audrey. Hank wants more....
Maybe Alina's aunt was right. How could she possibly hope to become a musician, a trobairitz, as impoverished as she was and without the status of a good marriage? But 14-year-old Alina refuses to accept the oppressing life her strict aunt wants to impose upon her. When the perfect opportunity comes along for her to escape, she and her brother embark on a journey through the Byzantine Empire all the way to Jerusalem.
1970. Baba Lenka begins in an icy Bavarian village with a highly unorthodox funeral. The deceased is Baba Lenka, great-grandmother to Eva Hart. But a terrible thing happens at the funeral, and from that moment on, everything changes for seven-year-old Eva. The family fly back to Yorkshire but it seems the cold Alpine winds have followed them home and the ghost of Baba Lenka has followed Eva.
Janet’s first love arrives out of the blue after 30 years. Those were simpler times for them both. Sunny childhood beach holidays, fish and chips and big copper pennies clunking into one armed bandits. The Wells family has run the Cromer Pier Summertime Special Show for generations. But it’s now 2009 and the recession is biting hard. Owner Janet Wells and daughter Karen are facing an uncertain future.
Twelve-year-old Minty Taylor is a daydreamer. She loves to lose herself in her own imagination and artwork of fantasy characters. She is struggling with loneliness at school, after two of her closest friends are among 12 pupils, who mysteriously disappear during an Orienteering lesson overseen by bumbling supply teacher Mr Crumpler. Then one day, Minty discovers a unique 10-sided copper coin, inscribed with the words “Quaerite et Invenietis”. Taken by its beauty, though others think it is just “tat”, she picks it up and holds onto it for safe keeping.
A romantic novelette in the Icebound series, an ongoing collection of polar delights. Behold dogsleds and penguins. Howling winds and cold, pitiless wastes. This is Antarctica, where the intrepid inhabitants of the frozen ends of the earth battle the terrain, and each other, to find love - in a past much like that of the early 1900s. Reluctant spinster Florance Barton fled to the British Antarctic base to escape a scandalous love affair. Amidst the handful of other women there, Florance is the perfect chambermaid, meek, mild, and forgettable.
A romantic novella in the Icebound series, an ongoing collection of polar delights. Behold dogsleds and penguins. Howling winds and cold, pitiless wastes. This is Antarctica, where the intrepid inhabitants of the frozen ends of the earth battle the terrain, and each other, to find love - in a past much like that of the early 1900s. Amidst the scientists and explorers at the British Antarctic base in 1900 there are a few women who serve as maids, cooks, and nurses. Then there’s Electa Yellowsmith.
Eighty-nine is just a number. A nameless immortal tasked with ensuring fixed points in time. Without fail, she’s always done her job of protecting reality. But Eighty-nine’s world is flipped upside down when a jarring discovery, followed by a loss, causes her to question everything. With the help of an unlikely ally, Eighty-nine will embark on a journey that will end with one simple choice: to save reality, or let it be ripped apart forever.
When museum curator Annie Hawkins walks into a diner in Idaho Falls, seeking the help of 22-year-old Shady Groves with an old broken doll named Mandy, life takes a dramatic turn for both of them. Psychometry is the ability to sense or read the history of an object just by touching it, and Annie has heard Shady has this psychic ability.