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  • Flames
    Ginny L. Yttrup
    I preserve legacies.So begins the story of Jessica Weaver—wife, mother, and fire archeologist. Preserving Yosemite National Park's natural and cultural resources is Jessica's job. Preserving her family's legacy is her obsession. But when she discovers her husband's infidelity, betrayal’s flames threaten her family and all she's fought to protect.Haley Weaver...

    10,39 €

  • A Stroll Down Memory Pain
    Todd Templeman
    Jamie Breyer hasn't worked since the day he scattered all the law books from his shelves and replaced them with the literature he once loved. The firm which leases him the little office is afraid to kick him out, or so Jamie thinks. So he shows up from time to time, ignoring the glare from the receptionist. But today she's gone too far. There's a client, an old man ...

    12,05 €

  • Love and the Epidemic
    Bruce K Beck
    When the New Year gets off to a rocky start, our narrator begins to wonder just where things are headed.  Surely he and Bobby, his mate of ten years, are standing on solid ground.  Or are they?  Can they continue to live and love as they’ve been doing?  As the AIDS epidemic swirls all around them, and loss becomes the new normal, will their comfortable life survive?  Will their...

    17,45 €

  • Secrets
    Beth O'Kelly / Beth O’Kelly
    Secrets: The Henley family saga that began with The Gatehouse continues. There’s nothing predictable about the way Kenneth Henley’s professional, personal and family life experiences unfold. Secrets abound. There’s the arrival of the mysterious and attractive parisienne, Dr. Sophie Hébert. And what about the secrets which the British military continue to protect from Diane’s i...

    21,01 €

  • The Rimini-Ferrara Line
    Brendan Connell
    Inspiring references and illusions to both Dante and Plato, Brendan Connell’s The Rimini-Ferrara Line is a work that asks pointed questions about the truths of vibrant beauty and the strange experiences of investigational prose. In this graceful and sympathetic book, the author brings a musician’s ear and the strategic force of a Napoleon to the infinitely amusing world of Ital...

    16,95 €

  • Der Kleine Prinz (Farbausgabe)
    Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
     Das Buch erschien zuerst 1943 in New York, wo sich Saint-Exupéry im Exil aufhielt. Der kleine Prinz gilt als literarische Umsetzung des moralischen Denkens und der Welterkenntnis seines Autors und als Kritik am Werteverfall der Gesellschaft. Das Werk ist ein modernes Kunstmärchen und wird fast immer als Plädoyer für Freundschaft und Menschlichkeit interpretiert. In diesem Werk...

    16,10 €

  • Death of the Snake Catcher
    Ak Welsapar / Lois Kapila / Youssef Azemoun
    This book features people from one of the most closed countries of today's world, where the passage of time resembles the passage of a caravan through the waterless desert. This world has been recreated by a true-born son of that mysterious country, a Turkmen who, at the will of fate, has now  been living for a quarter of a century in snowy Scandinavia. Is that not why two ...

    27,68 €

  • A Turning Wind
    J G Harlond
    Book 2 in The Chosen Man Trilogy by award-winning historical crime writer J.G. HarlondAn ’amazing story that simply blew me away’ - Readers’ Favorite 5* reviewIf you enjoy Wilbur Smith, you’ll love this tale.Ludo da Portovenere, one time corsair, sometime merchant, secret agent of monarchs, servant of none.From the trading colony of Goa to the royal courts of England and Spain,...

    17,67 €

  • Calypso
    Dawna Flath
    Calypso follows the passion of a heart and finds Cassidy’s heart calling out for love. Calypso, an unembodied voice, comes to her just when she needs her the most. Cassidy finds herself drawn into an ethereal romance, and without any doubt, she follows, wanting her fairy tale man. Hayden seems to be just that. Hayden, a confidant, single man who is damn good at romancing any wo...

    31,03 €

  • Lateral Thinking
    Dave Schwartz
    Clever wordplay intertwines with hilarious satire throughout this bathroom reader-style humour collection. Lateral Thinking will enlighten you on a wide range of topics. You'll probably laugh aloud as you learn about a variety of topics ranging from smokers as the solution to national security to the benefits of sipping manure tea. ...

    11,51 €

  • The Torture Trial of George W. Bush
    Joseph Suste
    The Torture Trial of George W. BushIt's no secret that President George W. Bush ordered the torture of terrorist suspects in the years following the 911 attack; yet, powerful political forces and a legal firewall have protected him and his accomplices from prosecution.It takes the courage and dedication of Special Prosecutor Timothy Madegen to skirt an impotent U.S. Justice...

    20,76 €

  • Sharp Obsidian
    Joseph Suste
    Sharp ObsidianJoseph Suste's Sharp Obsidian, first published in 2014 and now in 2018 with this second edition, lays bare the inner struggles of a father and his strong-willed teenage daughter when she begins to test life's boundaries. Her father refuses to let destructive influences twist her morals, and dispirited, he commits his daughter to a teen recovery camp. She i...

    18,56 €

  • The Adventures of Billy the Bus
    William Webster
    Meet Billy the bus...Billy is leaving his village by the sea to take over his Grandad's bus routes in the city.Today is his final bus route in his village and Billy is saying a final farewell to his friends. ...

    15,03 €

  • Marina che la limo (Originala romano en Esperanto)
    Sten Johansson
    Marina vivas kun sia edzino Helle kaj la du adoptitaj gefiloj, Letti kaj  Tom, en Malmö, granda urbo tute en la sudo de Svedio. Ili estas moderna familio, kies kunvivadon minacas pluraj eventoj: personaj, emociaj, sociaj kaj eĉ politikaj. Ĉiu ano de la kvarkapa familio reagas alimaniere al la komplikiĝoj kaj danĝeroj, kaj Marina, la centra figuro de la libro, estas devigata ana...

    23,86 €

  • French Prairie
    Jacqueline Lindenfeld
    This is a contemporary novel with historical flashbacks based on library and ethnographic research. The main character (Catherine) is a French student who grew up in Normandy and studied European history as an undergraduate. As a teenager, she had read that French-speaking Canadians were the first permanent settlers in northwestern Oregon in the early nineteenth century. She al...

    19,10 €

  • French Prairie
    Jacqueline Lindenfeld
    This is a contemporary novel with historical flashbacks based on library and ethnographic research. The main character (Catherine) is a French student who grew up in Normandy and studied European history as an undergraduate. As a teenager, she had read that French-speaking Canadians were the first permanent settlers in northwestern Oregon in the early nineteenth century. She al...

    12,00 €

  • To Begin Again
    Janet Lynn Stobie
    To Begin AgainA new Catalpa Creek story with a historical twistSequel to Fireweed      It's been almost three years since the accident and Serena's death. Widower, Steve Grenville and his seventeen-year-old daughter, Renée are beginning again. The residents of Catalpa Creek, have left the Grenville’s tragedy behind and returned to their illusion of security and peace. W...

    14,27 €

  • Leonardo’s Secret
    Peter David Myers
    More than a painter…Renowned artist Leonardo da Vinci was the greatest genius to ever conquer the worlds of art, science, and philosophy. Writing backwards to protect his knowledge, da Vinci epitomized creativity and eccentricity.Despite being plagued with frustrations and failures, da Vinci was spurred to create, invent, research, and write no matter the cost. By exploring his...

    12,50 €

  • A Measure of Grim Delight
    Eddie Hammond
    A young Irish mechanic is persuaded by an American banker’s daughter attending a post-graduate course in Belfast to return to America with her. There they will seek new opportunities and find themselves a niche and utopia in a warmer climate.After marrying in the United States, the newlyweds set off in their mobile home to start afresh.From humble beginnings, they build up a su...

    10,13 €

  • Social Media Central
    Kevin Klehr
    In an age where everyone lives their lives through a screen, no one has more celebrity status than fashion blogger, Madeline Q. In a chance meeting, Tayler, loner and geek, is introduced to her world of parties, fan worship, and seduction.But as his own star rises, Madeline Q is arrested for murder. There’s just one problem—there is no corpse. Tayler soon learns that fiction bl...

    11,86 €

  • 101 Things To Do With A Dead Body
    Jason Blake
    It seems like every day people are finding themselves left with perfectly good dead bodies.  Sure, perhaps they're a little bruised and they may even have some stretch marks.  But what are the reasonable alternatives?  Cremation? Yes, it's affordable but entirely environmentally-unfriendly in the era of climate change.  Burial?  That's at least $15,000 if done right...

    10,87 €

  • Stuck with Me
    Cassandra Piat
    Molly, a happy-go-lucky photographer, is thrilled when she wins an all-expenses paid vacation to Mauritius. Bursting with excitement, she packs her camera and a few colourful bikinis and can't wait to have some fun in the sun. But things don’t go quite as planned for Molly from the moment the grumpy, albeit gorgeous, Adam sits down next to her on the flight to Mauritius. W...

    12,99 €

    LOVE KNOWS NO BOUNDARIES, indeed, but what happens when passion is taken to its extreme? The chimes of wedding bells instantly turn into the booms of bullet when G’COREY reappears to seek vengeance on his rival and reclaim MINNIE until one lethal mistake offsets another, causing everything to go into a fatal tailspin. Meanwhile, GERRAN has been scorched by the pains of love aft...

    19,14 €

  • A Child’s Journey Through a Broken World
    Lydia Elise Salvatore / Melodee Benner
    How have I become the person that I am today? Come take the journey through the eyes of me languishingly climbing up the steps of my childhood. Take a peek and explore the travails and triumphs as I was formed like a lump of clay is formed by a potter. The bend that forged my being was the unconditional love of my beloved Gramps and Granny. The chaos that surrounded my life sta...

    8,89 €

  • Nothing in Her Way
    Charles Williams
    Welcome to the roller-coaster world of professional con men-and the one wild beauty who can out-swindle and outwit them all. Utterly beautiful, smart as a whip, here is the most fascinating confidence woman in modern suspense fiction. Her name is Cathy Dunbar-all soft and warm and ready for the taking, until one by one her men find out who is really being taken. ...

    28,05 €

  • Archibald Malmaison
    Julian Hawthorne
    A must-read for fans of strange or gothic literature!Every seven years, Archibald Malmaison falls into a trance-like state to emerge with one of two alternate personalities. Within these pages you will find insanity, death, ghosts, revenge, duels, star-crossed lovers-everything fans of the gothic will love, written by Julian Hawthorne (June 22, 1846 - July 21, 1934), son of the...

    27,84 €

  • Work
    Louisa May Alcott
    It is one of several nineteenth-century novels which uncovers the changes in women’s work in the new industrial era, as well as the dilemmas, tensions, and the meaning of that work. The story depicts the struggles of a young woman trying to support herself. The main character, Christie Devon, works outside the home in a variety of different jobs, but the end of her story marks ...

    36,78 €

  • The Moorland Cottage
    Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
    A touching portrait of a complicated family. The Moorland Cottage is a story about a woman asked to give up her hopes and dreams to further her bother’s Gaskell expertly confronts the mores and social problems faced by Victorian women while highlighting their strength and grace. ...

    20,50 €

  • The Lost Princess
    George MacDonald
    A wise woman kidnaps a spoiled Princess. As a result the Princess and her parents learn what is truly important. A story that asks whose fault is it when a child grows up to be selfish adult. ...

    20,57 €

  • Shadows and Acts
    Wilson Roberts
    Born in Philadelphia’s Walnut Street Theater in 1849, George Berrell died in 1933, after a life he often described as one of growing up with the country. His travels of self-discovery and those of his life on the stage are illustrative of a nation moving from travel on foot and horseback to that of automobiles and Boeings first major airliner, the 247. Berrell saw it all and ...

    35,88 €