• Mother Land by Paul Theroux

    By Paul Theroux

    A darkly hilarious portrait of 1 dysfunctional American relations and its scheming matriarch

    Everyone in Cape Cod thinks that mom is an excellent girl: pious, hard-working, frugal. every person other than her husband and 7 youngsters. To them she is a egocentric and petty tyrant -- forever evaluating her many dwelling young children to the one that died in childbirth, conserving a vice-like carry on her offspring while they struggle to flee into maturity.

    Welcome to mom Land: a suffocating nation of parental narcissism. this is often an engrossing, hilarious and heartbreaking portrait of a contemporary family members -- the bickering, the conspiracies, and the force to beat the painful ties that bind.

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  • Das Glück der hellen Tage: Roman (German Edition) by Teresa Driscoll,Carola Fischer

    By Teresa Driscoll,Carola Fischer

    Die renommierte engische Journalistin und TV-Moderatorin Teresa Driscoll begeistert in ihrem neuen Roman erneut mit einer hoch emotionalen Geschichte um Schicksal, Freundschaft und die Liebe zwischen Mutter und type. Bewegend und zu Herzen gehend erzählt Driscoll von der Annäherung zweier unterschiedlicher Frauen, von Trauer und Glück, von Erinnerung und neuen Anfängen, von modify und neuer Liebe.

    Als sich Kate und Martha begegnen, spüren sie eine enge Verbindung, aus der eine tiefe Freundschaft entsteht: Dabei trennen die Frauen nicht nur Jahrzehnte. Die eine drängt den Mann, der sie liebt, von sich weg; die andere gab die Liebe ihres Lebens frei, um seiner Karriere nicht ihm Wege zu stehen. Während Kate gerade in ein neues Zuhause gezogen ist, ist Martha heimatlos. Doch die beiden eint derselbe lebensverändernde Schicksalsschlag: Sie haben ein type verloren. Erst durch ihre Freundschaft kann für beide die Heilung beginnen und der Weg zurück zur Liebe sich öffnen.

    "Unterhaltung, wie es sie sonst nur noch einer Cecilia Ahern gelingen würde (...). Zwischen den Buchdeckeln findet guy Emotionen pur, und außerdem Erzählkunst in Perfektion. Die britische Autorin schreibt Geschichten, in die guy sich einfach verlieben muss." Literaturmarkt.info

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  • Queen's Capture by Virginia L. Hazel-Frye

    By Virginia L. Hazel-Frye

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    on the younger age of four Regina Londall grew to become an heiress to a multimillion buck fortune. Tragedy moves without warning on the age of twenty and Regina
    retreats to the relatives summer season domestic within the Caribbean to discover solace. She occurs upon a heartbreaking fact, which alterations her view of affection for the
    remainder of her existence. The unexpected surprise of her revelation snaps her out her stupor of self-pity and she or he discovers in her absence the kin empire is
    crumbling and lower than assault. She units out to save lots of the death corporation and make it #1 within the whole global. so that it will see her dream fulfilled
    she wanted strength; political energy. She had a transparent reduce plan of ways to get it and the place.

    After years of setups, payoffs and company savvy manipulation, Regina Londall effectively sits on a throne of strength. She is Queen of the
    company international, President and sole proprietor of Londall organizations; a multibillion greenback empire and Ambassador of international Affairs
    for the USA of the US. She holds within the fingers of her palms an array of topics; the mayor of Chicago and its Aldermen, Senators and the
    President of the us of the United States. besides the fact that, her highness is abdicated from her throne of strength and her country is overthrown while her subjects
    insurgent. along with her reign of terror over; Regina stands charged of treason opposed to the U.S. of the US. She swears it’s a setup regardless of the
    compelling facts stacked opposed to her. Now a jury of her friends will be sure her destiny. Will the facility at the back of the Londall kin empire be
    sufficient to avoid wasting her highness?

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  • Morning's At Seven (Pentecost Family) by Eric Malpass

    By Eric Malpass

    3 generations of the Pentecost kinfolk dwell in a nation of everlasting disarray in a massive, sprawling farmhouse. Seven-year-old Gaylord Pentecost is the blameless hero who observes the lives of the adults – Grandpa, Momma and Poppa and aunties – with enjoyment and incredulity. via Gaylord’s eyes, we witness the heartache suffered via Auntie Rose because the beautiful Auntie Becky makes a play for her gentleman good friend, whereas Gaylord unwittingly makes the location a long way worse.

    Mayhem and insanity reign during this zestful account of the lives and loves of the outrageous Pentecosts.

    The writer: Eric Malpass is better identified for his wry and perceptive tales concerning the chaotic and fascinating Pentecost kin. He additionally wrote biographical novels, among them an soaking up trilogy of Shakespeare's existence. His novels were translated into many languages and he has a faithful ecu readership.

    Born in Derby in 1910, Eric Malpass labored in a financial institution after leaving college, yet his enterprise ambition was once to develop into a novelist and he wrote in his spare time for a few years. His first booklet, Morning's at Seven, used to be released to broad acclaim. With an intuitive eye for the quirkiness of kin lifestyles, his novels are choked with wry reviews and perceptive observations. This beautiful feel of element has resulted in the filming of 3 of his books. His most attractive personality is Gaylord Pentecost – an enthralling seven-year-old who observes the unusual grownup global with utter incredulity.

    Eric Malpass's biographical novels have been conscientiously researched and hugely evocative of the interval. between those is Of Human Frailty, the relocating tale of Thomas Cranmer.

    With his a laugh and lovingly drawn info of existence in rural England, Malpass' books typify a definite whimsical Englishness – a truth which certainly contributes to his attractiveness in Europe, in particular Germany, the place they've been on the best of Der Spiegel's best-seller list.

    Married with a relatives, Eric Malpass lived in lengthy Eaton, close to Nottingham, until eventually his dying in 1996.

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  • The Ankh Chronicles: volume one (Inception Book 1) by CHADA

    By CHADA

    In a time while the realm used to be New. whilst land used to be limitless and untouched. Beings intertwined with the Powers of the weather and existence was once guided by means of the constellations. the place ideas have been engraved in stone and destinies have been made up our minds prior to lived.
    Bloodlines have been new each being knew their lineage. All lived as their ancestors had lived. sporting the information with them and passing it right down to their offspring. crucial wisdom being may well own used to be wisdom of Self.
    This wisdom by myself introduced forth Powers inside of beings. Beings honed, and sharpened those Powers. no matter if it was once the artwork of strive against, and method or paintings in phrases and theories. methods with seeing in the back of their eyes, or methods of data even though the weather. Powers have been built and formed as a result of the beings psyche and what they took in from their ancestors.
    Their Powers have been mammoth and throughout all talents. They have been past excellent beings, that they had a mild inside of that couldn’t be extinguished. those are the tales of these beings…

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  • Frontier Women: The Story of Molly Malone by John Tomikel

    By John Tomikel

    The 12 months is 1810 and the Astor corporation is making plans an day trip to the Columbia River. Whiskey manufacturer George Murdock of St. Louis is invited to head alongside. He and his spouse Molly visit the rendezvous aspect the place Molly is raped by means of a drunken Arikara Indian. Husband George can't do something about the actual fact and Molly divorces him. She already has Joey, her 3 12 months outdated son, and the 2 of them circulate right into a cabin to watch for the beginning of the kid that's at the approach. St. Louis is a frontier city with lower than 10000 population and existence there's contact and pass. Molly's married sister Sarah strikes from her domestic in Cincinnati to be close to Molly. They face the hardships of the frontier jointly because the Missouri Territory strikes towards statehood. it is a tale of Indians, horses, battles, whiskey, romance and intrigue at the frontier that used to be bought by way of President Thomas Jefferson seven years previous.

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  • SheGate (The Jason Loring Triology Book 3) by Ellen-Marie Silverman

    By Ellen-Marie Silverman

    severe occasions compel Jason Loring to suddenly swap his lifestyles. We witness him step onto a course either strange and renowned to reinforce the dream that's his own.

    A stand-alone story, “SheGate” completes The Jason Loring Trilogy that starts with “Jason’s mystery” during which Jason is 10 and eager to conceal his stuttering. It maintains in “winning” the place at 13-14 he searches for a spot for himself past town during which he lives. And in “SheGate,” we become aware of he has develop into pleased with himself even at his grittiest and that stuttering holds not more value to him than the purple hair turning out to be on his head.

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  • Arnulf. Die Axt der Hessen: Band 1 (German Edition) by Robert Focken

    By Robert Focken

    So wie ein Pflug den Boden aufreißt, so brachen die sächsischen Krieger in die Schlachtreihe der Franken ein. Hass, Angst und Wut entluden sich in einem Gebrüll, das Arnulfs Blut gerinnen ließ. Er sah Widukinds Haupt aus dem Angriffskeil hervorragen, unbehelmt, seine Langaxt fuhr mit fürchterlicher Gewalt in die ersten Reihen der Franken ein."

    Es ist die Zeit Karls des Großen. Als heidnische Sachsenstämme unter Führung des legendären Widukind in Hessen einfallen, versammelt Karl ein riesiges Heer am major. Wider Willen wird der mittellose Arnulf zum Dienst im Heerbann gezwungen. In blutigen Gefechten erwirbt er sich mit seiner Streitaxt Waffenruhm und gewinnt das Wohlwollen des Königsberaters Einhard. Als Arnulf schließlich die Irminsul, das größte sächsische Heiligtum, zerstört, scheint ihm eine glänzende Zukunft zu winken. Doch eine Geisel am Königshof bringt die Welt des Kriegers ins Wanken: Es ist Widukinds Schwester. Und gegen ihre Reize hilft dem Hessen kein Schild und keine Axt …

    Mit dem ersten Band der Arnulf-Saga entwirft der Autor ein packendes Porträt des ausklingenden eight. Jahrhunderts, geprägt von Aberglaube und Brutalität, Frömmigkeit und Leidenschaft. Quer durch das Frankenlager verläuft die Kluft zwischen zivilisierten Gelehrten wie Einhard und dem fanatischen Hofkapellan Karls, der den heidnischen Glauben ausrotten will. Beide Seiten ringen mit allen Mitteln um ihren Einfluss auf den König …

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  • Dancer of Gor (Gorean Saga Book 22) by John Norman

    By John Norman

    Doreen Williamson is a quiet, shy librarian on the earth. Like many different younger ladies, she is distrustful of her points of interest, petrified of males, introverted in demeanour and sexually inhibited. She lives inside of a quiet, lonely, dissatisfying, sheltered, and pissed off desperation, far away from her actual self, her nature denied, her in basic terms pals books and her mystery innovations. within the cognizance and enactment of a profound delusion, after acute self-conflict, she dares to check a sort of dance during which she is ultimately loose to maneuver her physique as a feminine, a sort of dance during which she may well experience her good looks and womanhood, a sort of dance traditionally commanded by way of masters of chosen, compatible slaves: stomach dance. She needs to then dance, for the 1st time, ahead of males. In doing so, she discovers her personal desirability and that she could be good bid upon.
     
    Rediscover this brilliantly imagined global the place males are masters and ladies stay to serve their each desire.
     
    Dancer of Gor is the twenty second e-book within the Gorean Saga, yet you could take pleasure in studying the sequence in any order.

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  • Jack by Frank English

    By Frank English

    A story dependent loosely actually, this tale lines the fortunes of the Ingles relations within the West using coal fields round Wakefield. during this moment quantity, Jack’s comfortable, satisfied and well-planned lifestyles is shaken through a number of devastating occasions from which he can foresee no restoration. His selected course into grownup existence turns into all of the tougher as a result of it, and makes him appreciate how difficult it may be to make the correct judgements. the choices he does make have far-reaching ramifications for him and for these round him.

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