An enchanting novel about one day in the lives of three unforgettable characters as they search for love, music, and hope on the snow-covered streets of Philadelphia. Madeleine Altimari is a smart-mouthed, rebellious nine-year-old who also happens to be an aspiring jazz singer. Still mourning the recent death of her mother, and caring for her grief-stricken father, she doesn´t realize that on the eve of Christmas Eve, she is about to have the most extraordinary day - and night - of her life. After bravely facing down mean-spirited classmates and rejection at school, Madeleine doggedly searches for Philadelphia´s legendary jazz club The Cat´s Pajamas, where she´s determined to make her on-stage debut. On the same day, her fifth-grade teacher, Sarina Greene, who´s just moved back to Philly after a divorce, is nervously looking forward to a dinner party that will reunite her with an old high school crush, afraid to hope that sparks might fly again. And across town at The Cat´s Pajamas, club owner Lorca discovers that his beloved haunt may have to close forever, unless someone can find a way to quickly raise the $30,000 that would save it. Together, Madeleine, Sarina, and Lorca will discover life´s endless possibilities over the course of one magical night. A vivacious, charming and moving debut, 2 A.M. at The Cat´s Pajamas will capture your heart and have you laughing out loud. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Angela Goethals. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/rand/003892/bk_rand_003892_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Material Material , Sisal, Maßangaben Breite , 38 cm, Höhe , 75 cm, Länge , 38 cm,
Whatever happened to your elementary school friends? Nostalgic high school senior Michael Jackson wants nothing more than to reunite with his friends from elementary school -- and possibly change his name. Transferring before middle school after his parents´ nasty divorce, Michael always felt he was at his happiest back in his Oklahoma hometown. Inviting his lifelong crush Catherine, among other former classmates, to a spring break reunion party seems like the perfect plan for Michael to get closure on the formative years of his life.Yet nothing is as he remembers when Michael finds himself entangled in his own confusion between reality and nightmare. Suddenly, secrets from his childhood resurface, and the fanatic ringleader from Michael´s past will do whatever it takes to silence his friends. Now it´s up to Michael to save them all before it´s too late. But does he have the courage and strength to go up against his own worst enemy?In this quirky psychological thriller from the mind of Bryant A. Loney, Michael will go through hell and high water as he faces his inner demons, unaware that the revelation he seeks demands the ultimate sacrifice. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Brendan McCay. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/090368/bk_acx0_090368_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Material Material , Sisal, Maßangaben Breite , 42 cm, Höhe , 100 cm, Länge , 42 cm,
Going Home with a Cat and a Ghost is a fictional novel about life´s complexities for Judy Howard: liberated enough to drive forward in her RV, yet still imprisoned by her 40-year-old past when she was drugged, raped, and had an illegal abortion. Judy Howard, a typical sixteen-year-old growing up in the Midwest in 1965, is naive and shy, with a crush on the high school´s ´´James Dean, Bad Boy´´ named Brad. As Judy and Brad flirt with their desires for one another, life is easy, until Judy is drugged and date raped on a Saturday night in the roller rink parking lot. Her ´´Bad Boy´´ crush, Brad, rescues her after the crime and arranges for an illegal abortion. The results changed their lives forever. The drug preventing Judy from knowing her attacker causes her to live in fear. The guilt of the abortion drives her to accept a college offer in California. Judy flees to the west coast in an attempt to escape her shame, guilt and fear, but is unable to leave her nightmares and regrets in Illinois. She marries and makes a life for herself for forty years but is haunted by memories of Brad, nightmares of the rape and constant regrets, and questions of, ´´What if?´´ The opportunity to confront her lifelong question of, ´´What if..?´´ arises when her husband dies and Brad invites her to their 40th high school reunion. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Anne Johnstonbrown. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/010745/bk_acx0_010745_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The peace and calm of Hampton Cove is brutally disturbed when celebrity chef Niklaus Skad, famous for his show Kitchen Disasters, is found cooked in his own oven. The chef wasn´t a well-liked man, and there are plenty of suspects to go around. Odelia Poole, Hampton Cove Gazette reporter and civilian consultant to the police department, teams up with Detective Chase Kingsley to catch the killer, but soon finds this proves a lot harder than she thought. Max, Odelia´s blorange tabby, would love to help out, but is faced with a cat emergency when Odelia takes in a new stray. Diego soon proves to be a handful, and when he sets his sights on Harriet, it´s war in the cat menagerie. With Dooley fearing he´s contracted a wasting disease, and Brutus in a funk because Diego stole his girlfriend, Max has his hands full. Good thing he still has time to ferret out clues and chase suspects, or Odelia would never be able to crack the case. Will Diego become a permanent fixture in the Poole household? Will the celebrity chef´s killer ever be found? And what´s going on with Gran´s crush on the mysterious Leo? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Joe Hempel. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/tant/009150/bk_tant_009150_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Miraculous folgt dem Abenteuer von Marinette, einem charismatischen Pariser Teenie mit einem Geheimnis - sie ist ein Superheld! Mit einem Paar magischer Ohrringe, die die Kraft des Glücks enthalten, verwandelt sich Marinette in Marienkäfer und bekämpft Verbrechen neben ihrem super-powered Sidekick, Cat Noir wer auch zufällig ihr High-School-Crush ist, Adrien! Natürlich kennt keiner von ihnen die geheime Identität des anderen - sie sind zu beschäftigt, um ihre wirklichen Leben mit ihren neu entdeckten Kräften auszugleichen. Ideal, um die spannenden Abendteuer der Miraculous-Helden nachzuspielen!
Miraculous folgt dem Abenteuer von Marinette, einem charismatischen Pariser Teenie mit einem Geheimnis - sie ist ein Superheld! Mit einem Paar magischer Ohrringe, die die Kraft des Glücks enthalten, verwandelt sich Marinette in Marienkäfer und bekämpft Verbrechen neben ihrem super-powered Sidekick, Cat Noir wer auch zufällig ihr High-School-Crush ist, Adrien! Natürlich kennt keiner von ihnen die geheime Identität des anderen - sie sind zu beschäftigt, um ihre wirklichen Leben mit ihren neu entdeckten Kräften auszugleichen. Ladybug schlägt Räder mit Licht und Musik! Das Rad kann 3 Melodien abspielen!
Spicing Up the Season Hope brightens a bleak Edinburgh December. A man gets a second chance with his high-school crush. A decade-long game of cat and mouse comes to a passionate conclusion. And Santa Claus drives a red muscle car. Heat up your holidays with this collection of four festive tales from some of the top talent in the male/male genre. The anthology includes: ´´Mistletoe at Midnight´´ by L. B. Gregg, ´´Nine Lights over Edinburgh´´ by Harper Fox, ´´I Heard Him Exclaim´´ by Z. A. Maxfield, and ´´Icecapade´´ by Josh Lanyon. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Alec McKellen, Max Tatch, Max Bellmore, Jack LeFleur. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/harl/000591/bk_harl_000591_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
When Marley McKinney´s aging cousin, Jimmy, is hospitalized with pneumonia, she agrees to help run his pancake house while he recovers. With its rustic interior and syrupy scent, the Flip Side Pancake House is just as she pictured it - and the surly chef is a wizard with crêpes. Marley expects to spend a leisurely week or two in Wildwood Cove, the quaint, coastal community where she used to spend her summers, but then Cousin Jimmy is found murdered, sprawled on the rocks beneath a nearby cliff. After she stumbles across evidence of stolen goods in Jimmy´s workshop, Marley is determined to find out what´s really going on in the not-so-quiet town of Wildwood Cove. With help from her childhood crush and her adopted cat, Flapjack, Marley sinks her teeth into the investigation. But if she´s not careful, she´s going to get burned by a killer who´s only interested in serving up trouble. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Marguerite Gavin. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/tant/008026/bk_tant_008026_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.