Author: Judith Lennox

Publisher: Piper Verlag

ISBN: 3492953379

Category: Fiction

Page: 560

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Eine neue Welt eröffnet sich der jungen Engländerin Kay Garland, als sie in den Dreißigerjahren Gesellschafterin der Millionärstochter Miranda wird. Der Luxus und das mondäne Leben faszinieren sie, doch lernt sie auch die Schattenseiten des Reichtums kennen. Als Kay von Mirandas Vater unvermittelt entlassen wird, muss sie nach England zurückkehren. Miranda hingegen erlebt als Ehefrau eines deutschen Grafen in Ostpreußen den Kriegsausbruch. Die dunklen Zeiten fordern von beiden Freundinnen mutige Entscheidungen...
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An epic wartime novel of passion, betrayal and danger

Author: Judith Lennox

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 075538587X

Category: Fiction

Page: 378

View: 5446

Across continents, through times of war and peace, love lives on... Judith Lennox delves into the world of the Russian aristocracy in her gripping wartime novel, The Heart of the Night. Perfect for fans of Santa Montefiore and Kate Morton. 'I have fallen completely in love with Judith Lennox's writing - she's a fantastic storyteller!' Jill Mansell '[A] wonderfully creative tale of how ordinary people across Britain and Europe lived through an extraordinary time... The characters are in many ways so normal, yet in other ways so unbelievably wonderful, in this gripping and heartfelt story' - Newcastle Herald In the spring of 1936, Kay Garland embraces an exciting new life of glamour when she becomes companion to Russian Konstantin Denisov's daughter, Miranda. The two girls become firm friends, and when Miranda falls in love with a young Parisian, Kay helps her keep the relationship secret. But Konstantin learns of the affair and promptly dismisses Kay, leaving her penniless and stranded in Nazi Berlin. By chance she meets Tom Blacklock, who pays for her ticket home, and is destined to play an important part in her life. As for Miranda, she makes a decision that will put her in the path of disaster. With the outbreak of war come death and destruction and, for both women, consuming passion, along with the fear of losing all that they hold dear. After Hitler's defeat, there are new dangers - and opportunities to find love where least expected. What readers are saying about The Heart of the Night: 'Ms Lennox's writing is truly amazing, and creates characters that remain with me after the last page is turned. This is a book to lose yourself in' 'The book is beautifully written - the author evokes an atmosphere so that you feel as if you are actually there' 'The best Lennox novel'
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Author: Gayle Wilson

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 145926858X

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

View: 8974

He was a man of mystery… Judge Thorne Barrington was a survivor…the only living victim of serial bomber Jack the Tripper. He'd even survived Jack's real curse—advance warning of bombings he could not prevent. But survival had its price. Once the darling of debutantes and the crowned prince of the society pages, Barrington had vanished from the public eye. Driven by a need she told herself was professional curiosity, Kate August delved into the mystery of Thorne Barrington. But for reasons more elusive—and far more personal—she followed him into the darkness, determined to find the heart of the mystery…and the man.
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Author: Barbara Delinsky

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing

ISBN: 9781455519606

Category: Fiction

Page: 512

View: 9655

The husky voice of country radio DJ Jared Snow arouses scores of women listeners, each with a fantasy of her own.
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Author: Candace Schuler

Publisher: ePublishing Works!

ISBN: 1614174326

Category: Fiction

Page: 219

View: 4139

Free-spirit Daphne Granger and nose-to-the-grindstone Adam Forrest had nothing in common but hormones and heat. The dissolution of their brief and tempestuous marriage was the proof. But fate has brought them back to where it all started. Now rational adults who should know better than to play with fire, one look across a crowded room is all it takes. Are Daphne and Adam grown up enough to get it right this time, or will fate deliver another blow? Previously titled: Designing Woman REVIEWS: "Ms. Schuler... completely involves the reader" ~Romantic Times "Ms. Schuler's characters are deeply motivated, emotional people." ~Inside Romance HEART IN THE CITY, in series order One Night With You The Night Remembers All Night Long OTHER TITLES by Candace Schuler Lovers & Strangers (Hollywood Nights, Book 1) Seduced & Betrayed (Hollywood Nights, Book 2) Passion & Scandal (Hollywood Nights, Book 3)
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Author: Karen Bishop

Publisher: Booklocker.Com Incorporated

ISBN: 9781614345404

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 172

View: 875

Countless prophesies have predicted the arrival of the End Times, but no one could know how these times would unfold. Heart in the Night guides you seamlessly through this process, from climatic changes to Earth changes and a myriad of personal changes. You will learn about strange physical and emotion symptoms you may be experiencing, ways to receive guidance during the End Times, and what is in store for the planet in the near future.
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Real Life in the Heart of the E.R.

Author: Dr. Brian Goldman

Publisher: HarperCollins Canada

ISBN: 1443405698

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 288

View: 6918

In The Night Shift, Dr. Brian Goldman shares his experiences in the witching hours at Mount Sinai Hospital in downtown Toronto. We meet the kinds of patients who walk into an E.R. after midnight: late-night revellers injured on their way home after last call, teens assaulted in the streets by other teens and a woman who punches another woman out of jealousy over a man. But Goldman also reveals the emotional, heartbreaking side of everyday E.R. visits: adult children forced to make life and death decisions about critically ill parents, victims of sexual assault, and mentally ill and homeless patients looking for understanding and a quick fix in the twenty-four-hour waiting room. Written with Goldman’s trademark honesty and with surprising humour, The Night Shift is also a frank look at many issues facing the medical profession today, and it offers a highly compelling inside view into an often shrouded world.
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Author: Candace Schuler

Publisher: ePublishing Works!

ISBN: 1614174318

Category: Fiction

Page: 219

View: 9101

For Desi, it was a chance to make her fantasies come true. For Jake, it was a night of mind-blowing sex. It wasn’t supposed to lead to anything more. Now Desi and Jake must decide if that one night of passion—and a baby girl—can turn into a lifetime of love. Previously titled: Desire's Child REVIEWS: "Top read of the month... nicely executed." ~Romantic Times "Candace Schuler is a maestro at developing real characters." ~Affaire de Coeur HEART IN THE CITY, in series order One Night With You The Night Remembers All Night Long OTHER TITLES by Candace Schuler Lovers & Strangers (Hollywood Nights, Book 1) Seduced & Betrayed (Hollywood Nights, Book 2) Passion & Scandal (Hollywood Nights, Book 3)
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Author: Richard OH

Publisher: Rosda

ISBN: 9796925990

Category: Fiction

Page: 180

View: 3334

Set in contemporary Jakarta, Heart of the Night explores the themes of belonging, identity, and destiny among a group of displaced Indonesians. By turns comical and poignantly incisive, this story shuttles between the past and present in a seamless flow and keeps its heightened tempo till the end. Buku Persembahan Penerbit Rosda
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Author: Léonora Miano

Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

ISBN: 0803215673

Category: Fiction

Page: 143

View: 699

What is Africa’s own “heart of darkness”? It is what confronts Ayané when, after three years abroad, she returns to the Central African village of her birth. Now an “outsider” with foreign ways distrusted by her fellow villagers, she must face alone the customs and superstitions that bind this clan of men and women. When invading militia organize a horrific ceremony that they claim will help reunite Africa, Ayané is forced to confront the monstrosity of the act that follows, as well as the responsibility that all the villagers must bear for silently accepting evil done in their name. Through Ayané’s unwilling witness, Léonora Miano probes the themes of submission and responsibility and questions the role of Africans in the suffering of their fellows. Also exploring African identity, Dark Heart of the Night is a profoundly disturbing novel in its evocation of the darkest side of people driven by their instinct to survive.
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Author: Lenora Worth

Publisher: Steeple Hill

ISBN: 1426827059

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

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Secret agent Eli Trudeau grieved the loss of his wife and baby. Then he discovers his son is alive—and living with an adoptive mother, Gena Malone. Despite the secrets and lies, Eli can't deny the truth: Gena loves the boy. Yet Eli grew up without a father and won't do that to his own child. When someone dangerous comes after them, Eli takes Gena and his son deep into hiding. As he grows closer to them, he discovers that he's more than just a maverick operative. After his dark, troubled past, he's finally found faith and family. And he'll do anything to protect both.
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Author: Candace Schuler

Publisher: ePublishing Works!

ISBN: 1614174334

Category: Fiction

Page: 219

View: 5673

Susannah Bennett runs a dating service for senior citizens. Matt Ryan is desperate to get his widowed mother out of his hair. It's a match made in heaven—until Susannah's dating service comes under investigation as a front for prostitution. As an ambitious lawyer with political aspirations, Matt knows he should back away and let Susannah sink or swim on her own. But how can he stay away when all he can think about is being with her all night long? Previously titled: Personal Touch REVIEWS: "Good story—funny and romantic. The plot is a real grabber and the ending... you won't want to miss." ~Rendezvous "Candace Schuler wins our hearts with... a pair of delightfully appealing lovers." ~Romantic Times Magazine HEART IN THE CITY, in series order One Night With You The Night Remembers All Night Long OTHER TITLES by Candace Schuler Lovers & Strangers (Hollywood Nights, Book 1) Seduced & Betrayed (Hollywood Nights, Book 2) Passion & Scandal (Hollywood Nights, Book 3)
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Author: Shena Mackay

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448128153

Category: Fiction

Page: 24

View: 2753

In 'That Innocent Bird', Jock MacSiller was a seafaring man before the loss of his leg forced him ashore. But he still keeps his old parrot, a bird who has an illustrious past himself. In 'The Heart of Saturday Night', Alex spends his weekend contemplating the decline of his writing career and his love for his colleague's wife. In 'Jumbo Takes a Bath', Eloise recognises a kindred spirit in her date. In 'Shalimar', Mrs de Vere, living alone in a house by the sea, has an interesting past. But an accident involving her animal-loving little nephew reconfigures her entire world view. Part of the Storycuts series, these four stories were previously published in the collection The Atmospheric Railway.
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Author: Naguib Mahfouz

Publisher: The American University in Cairo Press

ISBN: 9774164539

Category: Fiction

Page: 176

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On his 'journey from the dreams of the jinn to the love of the truth' Jaafar Ibrahim Sayyed al-Rawi is guided by his motto, 'let life be filled with holy madness to the last breath'. A victim of wrong decisions he loses everything, family and wealth. He goes from a life of comfort with a promising future guaranteed by his wealthy grandfather, Sayyed al-Rawi, to the life of a pauper. Alone and destitute, he remains unbroken in his quest to fight the Waqf to recuperate his inheritance. He faces his tribulations with surprising stoicism and hope, sustained by a strong conviction that he is 'a man with a mission' and a political program to bring social justice to his people.
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Author: Laurens Van Der Post

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1407073060

Category: Travel

Page: 240

View: 1925

In this moving sequel to The Lost World of the Kalahari van der Post records everything he has learned of the life and lore of Africa's first inhabitants. The Heart of the Hunter is a journey into the mind and spirit of the Bushmen, a people outlawed by the advance of blacks and whites alike.
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Author: Lilymjok, Kyuka

Publisher: Malthouse Press

ISBN: 9785477584

Category: Fiction

Page: 174

View: 1138

Jacob prospers as a moneylender and pig merchant by taking advantage of other people’s misfortunes. But when he seeks to exploit the famine afflicting his village Tounga by lending money at high interest rates to poor villagers, he does not reckon what a sacrilege his pigs would commit which give the people an opportunity to feast on his own misfortune. When this happens community gives way to individual desires, and the stomach dictates to the head what it should think and believe in. Reason bends to absurdity and custom bows to bizarre novelty. Life explodes into a sinister mess that points to only one outcome: Jacob and society’s ultimate ruin.
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Author: Jenn Bennett

Publisher: Königskinder

ISBN: 3646927518

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 352

View: 9086

Vielleicht lernt man solche Jungen ja nur zu später Stunde kennen. Im Nachtbus, wenn man die letzte Bahn verpasst hat und nur hoffen kann, dass Mom auch noch nicht zu Hause ist. Wenn ganz andere Leute unterwegs sind als sonst. Zum Beispiel dieser Typ mit den schwarzen Klamotten, der aussieht, als wolle er den nächsten Kiosk ausrauben. Doch Bex stellt fest: Jack ist kein Kioskräuber. Er ist der Graffitikünstler, der seit Wochen San Franciscos Bauwerke mit riesigen goldenen Buchstaben verziert. Aber das hält nicht jeder für Kunst; genauso wie nicht jeder Bex‘ anatomische Studien schön findet. Bei Tag und bei Nacht, auf den Dächern der Stadt und in den Tunneln der U-Bahn wächst ihr Vertrauen zueinander. Und zwischen ihnen erblüht die Liebe.
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Author: John D. Loscher

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1496918339

Category: Fiction

Page: 198

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The heart belonging to Dr. Jacob Rothmann, M.D., Professor of Anatomy and Physiology at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science is filled with rage. He has yet to recover from being romantically spurned some three decades earlier by the beautiful Melissa Neithaus in favor of his irresponsible roommate, Marty Adkins. Carrying that anger for nearly thirty years blackened his heart beyond reproach. With the cardiac physician’s spirit completely devoured, he evolves into a repulsive man with no redeeming characteristics whatsoever. But, with Marty dying of congestive heart failure, Melissa re-enters his life... As a renowned cardiovascular surgeon, Dr. Rothmann has the power to do as the woman he still loves with all his heart implores...Save Marty’s life. But does he have the heart to do it?
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Author: Lisa J. Smith

Publisher: cbt Verlag

ISBN: 3641127572

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 320

View: 6615

Willkommen in Wildworld – im Reich der Magie, der Mythen und des Bösen ... Einst bewachte die Hexenmeisterin Morgana Shee den Übergang zwischen der Erde und der Wildworld – einer magischen Parallelwelt. Doch jetzt hat es der böse Zauberer Cadal Forge geschafft, Morgana zu überlisten und gefangen zu nehmen, um endlich die Weltherrschaft an sich zu reißen. Für die Geschwister Claudia, Alys, Charles und Janie der Beginn eines atemberaubenden Wettlaufs gegen die Zeit – denn sie sind die Einzigen, die Cadal daran hindern können! Dazu müssen sie in die Wildworld reisen, wo sie ein fantastisches Abenteuer erwartet ...
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