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  • Zomerliefde

    Lenthe Leeuwenberg

    Familie in fictie en literatuur Floor is he-le-maal klaar met haar leventje in Nederland. Al haar vriendinnen hebben hun leven op orde. Als Floor geen contractverlenging krijgt op haar werk, besluit ze om haar leven om te gooien. Na het overlijden van haar oudtante heeft Floor een huis in Frankrijk geërfd. Dit is haar kans!  Gewapend met de sleutel van de woning en de Franstalige eigendomspapieren vertrekt Floor in haar autootje naar het zuiden. Ze heeft haar appartementje opgezegd – ze heeft immers woonruimte in Frankrijk, en bovendien heeft ze er geen geld meer voor.  Floors teleurstelling is groot wanneer het huis niet de gedroomde villa is, maar een onbewoonbare bouwval. Ook de dorpsbewoners zijn niet blij met Floor. Lukt het Floor om zonder kennis van de Franse taal, maar met hulp van haar vriendinnen, het huis op te knappen, of kan ze het beter verkopen?
  • Kijken naar jou

    Lenthe Leeuwenberg

    Fictie en literatuur Evi heeft het allemaal voor elkaar. Ze is bijna klaar met haar studie, woont met haar vriend in een mooi appartement en heeft een leuke vriendinnengroep. Ze verwacht binnenkort een huwelijksaanzoek en heeft ook de rest van haar leven al helemaal uitgestippeld. Maar wat nu als alles ineens tegenzit?
  • Six Geese a-Laying

    Sophie Kinsella

    Fictie en literatuur A special Christmas gift for fans of Sophie Kinsella, available to download for free! Includes a mini short story, Six Geese a-Laying , and sneak peak at the first chapter of Sophie's fabulous new novel, I've Got Your Number . In Six Geese a-Laying, Christmas is approaching, and Ginny is looking forward to the birth of her first baby. It's a pity her partner Dan is so useless, and she has to keep reminding him where he's going wrong. Luckily she's enrolled into the most exclusive antenatal class going - all the highest achieving, smartest mothers-to-be aspire to be taught by the legendary Petal Harmon. Like the other five women in the class, Ginny already knows exactly what she wants, and how she's going to handle motherhood. But when they turn up for the final class it isn't quite what they expect. As Ginny discovers what parenthood is really going to be like, she begins to realize the things that really matter...
  • Three Men and a Maybe

    Katey Lovell

    Fictie en literatuur A free short story…the perfect treat for yourself this Christmas ‘A joyful, funny, feel-good story, packed with showtunes, romance and a wonderfully warm cast’ – Sunday Times Bestselling author, Miranda Dickinson on The Singalong Society for Singletons It’s the age-old saying. You wait all day for a bus, and then three come along at once. But proposals? That’s just ridiculous. And yet, on New Year’s Eve, as the countdown finishes and the whole pub erupts in celebrations, Cerys finds herself staring at her ex-fiancé, Ricky. Who just so happens to be kneeling on the floor, ring in hand, asking her to marry him. Again. And if that weren’t enough, hot barman Angelo, and longtime friend Huw also decide to pop the question. At the exact same time. Three men, two real contenders, but just one choice. What on earth will she do? About the author Katey Lovell loves love and writes feel-good romance that'll make you laugh and cry in equal measure. Following the success of her co
  • A Lancaster Amish Storm - Book 1

    Ruth Price

    Fictie en literatuur Will Zach and Katie's love be strong enough to survive the oncoming storm? Katie Lapp has always loved Zach Yoder and she knows he loves her in return. After a year of courtship, Katie is ready to settle down and start her life as an Amish wife, but Zach finds himself longing for a wider world than his childhood home of Faith's Landing. Caught between love and possibility, societal expectations and the temptations of the flesh, will Zach and Katie's love be strong enough to survive the oncoming storm? Find out in Book 1 of 3 of A Lancaster Amish Storm
  • Wedding At The Riverview Inn

    Molly O'Keefe

    Familie in fictie en literatuur An emotional tale of a magical inn, a wedding gone terribly wrong and a woman searching for a second chance. Alice has hit rock bottom. Once a Michelin-starred chef, she is now drowning in debt, working the line at a chain restaurant and drinking too much. The last person she ever expected to come knocking with a job offer and a fresh start is her ex-husband, Gabe. Gabe built The Riverview Inn with his dad and brother. Now, the grand lodge in the Catskill Mountains is nearly ready for the opening event—a society wedding for 500 guests. The only thing missing is a chef. That’s where Alice comes in. The deal Gabe offers Alice is too good to pass up: help him get through this wedding and he’ll get her out of debt. But nothing is simple at The Riverview and soon she’s dealing with a bridezilla, pink swans, a series of mysterious letters and a teenage delinquent. Through it all, one thing is clear—her feelings for Gabe burn as bright as they always have. When the wedding is over,
  • The Perfect Treat: Heart-warming Short Stories for Winter Nights

    Miranda Dickinson, Carroll, Julia Williams, Liz Trenow & Mhairi McFarlane

    Fictie en literatuur Heart-warming short stories for cold winter nights… Featuring short stories from Sunday Times bestselling authors Miranda Dickinson and Claudia Carroll and highly anticipated debuts from Mhairi McFarlane and Liz Trenow, this collection is the ultimate treat. Each short story is followed up by exclusive extracts of each of the authors upcoming titles. Love, Loss and Coffee Cake: Through tears, heartbreak and the undying hope of love, a tale of a pair of star-crossed lovers. It’s A Wonderful Life: A comedy that proves you should be very careful what you wish for. Driving Home For Christmas: A touching tale about a newlyweds desperate to spend their first Christmas alone. Breaking The Spell: A moving story about the power of hope and love. The Twelve Lies of Christmas: A hilarious feature that offers up the truth about the festive season. Reviews Quote for Miranda Dickinson: ‘The perfect book to curl up with on a cold winter’s eve.’ Closer Quote for Claudia Carroll: ‘Imaginat
  • The Bend in Redwood Road

    Danielle Stewart

    Fictie en literatuur Most days it’s manageable. No more than a quiet wondering around the edges of her mind.   What has become of the baby she left behind? Smiling through the pain and suffering in silence, Leslie Laudon marches forward. Embracing the life skillfully designed by her husband Paul. Living right could be penance for an impossible choice made with an uneasy heart. Dutiful and anchoring, Leslie poured herself into her other children. Nurturing them through infancy, protecting them as toddlers, guiding them as teens. As her youngest child heads off to college with her suitcases and coordinating dorm room accessories, so goes Leslie’s identity. The chaotic life of a busy working mother threatens to become dangerously quiet. Quiet enough to hear the voices she’s tried to silence for decades.   Gwen Fox was adopted by two perfect people. Noel and Millie have always treated her the same as their two biological sons. Her parents love is strong and unwavering, yet a soul-deep ach
  • The Lighthouse

    Jessie Newton

    Fictie en literatuur Sisterhood, safety, and secrets - it all happens at the lighthouse on Five Island Cove. Five best friends. Five islands in the cove. In this small town East Coast island community, people only think they know everyone else's business. But the secrets are as thick as the fog on a winter night, and even the lighthouse might not be able to shine through them all...  When Joel Shields dies, Robin's only goal is to get her four best friends back to Five Island Cove to celebrate the life of Kristen's husband. One by one, the women are embroiled in the way Joel's life reached out and intertwined with each of theirs, some in sweet ways, and some in ways so horrific, Robin realizes she didn't at all know the man she'd seen face-to-face almost every day of her life. They gather to the lighthouse, which has always been a safe haven, a place of sanctuary, and a beacon of hope for a brighter future for each of them, to talk as they always have. Kristen leads the group as she always has, thoug
  • Only Time Will Tell: the first six chapters

    Jeffrey Archer

    Fictie en literatuur *The first six chapters* The Clifton Chronicles is Jeffrey Archer's most ambitious work in four decades as an international bestselling author. The epic tale of Harry Clifton's life begins in 1919, in the backstreets of Bristol. His father was a war hero, but it will be twenty-one tumultuous years before Harry discovers the truth about how his father really died and if, in fact, he even was his father. The first in the series, Only Time Will Tell takes a cast of memorable characters from the ravages of the Great War to the outbreak of the Second World War, when Harry must decide whether to take his place at Oxford, or join the fight against Hitler's Germany. In Jeffrey Archer's masterful hands, you will be taken on a journey that you won't want to end.
  • A Moment in Time: A Short Story

    Lyn Andrews

    Fictie en literatuur A heartwarming short story of turn-of-the-century Liverpool from the bestselling author of THE HOUSE ON LONELY STREET, perfect for readers of Dilly Court and Katie Flynn. Ellen Holt has grown up in the heart of Liverpool's slums. Each day brings worry and struggle for her mam and da and Ellen works hard as a factory girl to help her family. Together, they get by. She has never imagined any other existence until one night she joins a gathering of suffragettes. Suddenly anything seems possible. But she's soon to discover how much courage it takes to fight for better. And, just when all seems lost, Eddie Shaw walks into her world... Includes the first chapter of Lyn's captivating new novel FROM LIVERPOOL WITH LOVE.
  • From Summer and Fall

    Alora Kate

    Familie in fictie en literatuur In this book, you will read about not one love story but two. About a family of not only blood but heart. Summer and Hannah are best friends; more like sisters if either, one was to be asked. Fall is Summer’s beloved but annoying older brother.  Something has changed within the fun-loving brother she used to know.  Now only glimpses are seen and Summer would give anything to help the  brother she loves find his way out of his own personal darkness and into the light. Tristan is Fall’s best friend and the guy who makes  Summers heart pound in a way that no one else has ever made her feel. Hannah loves Fall; always has. Even his faults and flaw. Tristan and Fall are footballs stars on and off the field.  Fall loves sex with as many girls willing to throw themselves into his bed. What happens when Hannah becomes one of Fall’s many? And when Tristan notices the one girl who has always  been there on the sidelines, how will Summer cope?
  • Broken Rules

    Hanleigh Bradley

    Familie in fictie en literatuur He's seductive, downright naughty and yet somehow still a perfect gentleman. A one night stand with CEO bad boy and all round "manwhore" Landon Peters will change Aurora's life, if she'll take a risk and break some rules. Expectations. Rules. Perfection. Aurora's lives her life by someone else's rule book until one night she meets Landon Peters, the unprofessional, sexy as hell, British billionaire CEO. He's seductive, downright naughty and yet somehow still a perfectly English gentleman. Together they begin an adventure of rule breaking, undeniable chemistry and hot sex. It's a whirlwind of giving and losing control. But what happens when the rules are broken and shocking secrets are revealed? Will this London Socialite and British Bad Boy be able to put their broken rules aside or will everything erupt in scandal? Broken Rules is a billionaire romance from USA Today Bestselling Author, Hanleigh Bradley. "A Brilliant, hot, steamy and thoroughly enjoyable read."  - Blog
  • Greetings from Lavender Valley

    Tammy L. Grace

    Fictie en literatuur Six Women. Four Decades. One long, unexpected reunion.   Jewel Austin is a foster mother to dozens, but forms a special bond with five foster girls she welcomed under her roof long ago. Through handwritten letters, Jewel keeps in touch with these women she nurtured to adulthood. Now in her eighties, Jewel's time is short, and her last letter spells out an unusual request. The five women have never met but Jewel's last wish is for them to return to Lavender Valley Farm together, back to the refuge where they once found the love and support they craved. Jewel has a keen sense of knowing their needs before they do and she knows they are going to need their sisters of the heart. Life's been hard, but facing the inevitable loss of the only parental figure you've known can be harder. Will each woman be able to overcome the obstacles that stand in their way of granting the beloved matriarch of their family her last wish? Get to know each of the women through Jewel's own letters in GREET
  • Amish Truth Be Told

    Rachel Stoltzfus

    Fictie en literatuur Shame. Deception. Truth. Inside the Amish community of Peace Valley lurks a shameful double standard. When two women, Lizzie Lapp and Annie Miller, are told by their husbands to abandon their dreams of work outside the home, will they have the strength to protect themselves and their families? Can the light of God's truth transform their community, and their husbands' hearts? Or are some secrets too painful to reveal? Find out in Truth Be Told, Book 1 of the Peace Valley Amish series. Truth Be Told is a Christian Amish romance that spans three generations. If you love sweet Amish stories about the transformative power of community and God's love, start reading Truth Be Told now!
  • Maggie O'Farrell: A Reader's Guide - free digital compendium

    Maggie O'Farrell

    Fictie en literatuur This free digital collection brings together extracts from Sunday Times bestseller and Costa Novel Award-winner Maggie O'Farrell's six novels. Whether you're discovering Maggie O'Farrell for the first time or revisiting your favourite novels, this collection showcases the work of one of the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful writers at work today. Follow #DiscoverMaggie to find out more. Special bonus material: find out what inspired Maggie to write her haunting debut, After You'd Gone , and the bestselling Instructions for a Heatwave .
  • Whispering Pines

    Kimberly Diede

    Fictie en literatuur Welcome to Whispering Pines, a quaint resort on the serene shores in Minnesota lake country, and a heartwarming saga that beautifully weaves together the complexities of modern family life with the unexpected gifts of midlife reinvention. Two weeks ahead of Christmas, a jarring layoff from a twenty-year career sends single mother Renee Clements back to life's crossroads. She's been here before. Reluctant but resilient, she prepares to dive into the job hunt. Or is it finally time to focus on her own dreams instead of building someone else's? While the idea is tempting, she's still responsible for raising two teenagers. Frustrated, Renee pushes pause. She'll wait until after the holidays to make any life-altering decisions. A serendipitous trip to Fiji and a chance encounter with a handsome stranger offers a glimmer of romance, but now isn't the time to add yet another complication to her already messy world. Could the final bequest by her dear Aunt Celia provide the answers? The oppor
  • The Davenports, Season One, Episode One

    Shannyn Leah & Kelly Moore

    Fictie en literatuur Warning: If you are looking for a sweet, sensitive book with a happily ever after, this isn't it. It is a totally inappropriate book about a completely dysfunctional family. The F word flies free along with many other curse words. Feel free to get drunk (because the Davenports sure are!) while you're reading it, and prepare to wet yourself laughing. If sex scenes are not your thing, this book might not be your thing. But, if you have a crazy sense of humor and like raunchy comedies - you're in the right place. Join in on the craziness of The Crazy Rich Davenport Family.  Lucy's husband Mark, died a year ago. Her life and her families has been steadily going downhill and things have gotten a little out of control, to say the least. When her daughter plans a birthday party for her half-sister. Lucy decides it's time they all get their act together, but not everyone is on the same page. There will be dildos and strawberries flying in the air, along with firecrackers, curse words, an
  • The Christmas Angel

    Joe C Combs 2nd

    Familie in fictie en literatuur On a lonely country road a family of three finds themselves in a life threatening situation. To save her family, Mary walks through a snow storm to find help. Mary herself receives help from surprising sources.
  • Willkommen im Wunderraum

    WUNDERRAUM

    Fictie en literatuur Vorableseproben zu allen Titeln des WUNDERRAUM Verlags, die im Herbst 2017 (ab 28.08.2017) erscheinen. Wollen Sie einen Roman über Frauen jenseits der fünfzig lesen, die noch einmal etwas Neues wagen und nach Fidschi auswandern? Haben Sie Lust, gemeinsam mit Wladimir Kaminer über das Wesen der Frauen zu rätseln? Glauben Sie daran, dass die Liebe am Ende jedes Hindernis überwinden kann? Suchen Sie Denkanstöße und ungewöhnliche Geschichten? Fiebern Sie gern mit Außenseitern mit, die trotz aller Widerstände ihren Weg gehen? Oder ist es einfach mal wieder Zeit für eine Auszeit und also für ein gutes Buch? Willkommen im WUNDERRAUM! Das kostenlose Leseproben-E-Book enthält Leseproben zu - Anne Østbys »Zartbitter ist das Glück« - Colleen Oakleys »Die kuriosen Symptome der Liebe« - Wladimir Kaminers »Einige Dinge, die ich über meine Frau weiß« - Emma Donoghues »Das Wunder« - Frances Maynards »Wie Ellie Carr zu leben lernt« - Jeanette Wintersons »Wunderweiße Tage.
  • Sweet Charity

    Monica McInerney

    Familie in fictie en literatuur In this delightful short story, Monica McInerney, internationally bestselling author of The Alphabet Sisters , returns to one of her warmest, wisest, and most memorable characters: the irrepressible Lola Quinlan, quick with a smile and spot of tea, who always has a generous dose of mischief up her sleeve. Lola Quinlan’s small secondhand shop in the Clare Valley, Australia, is more than just a store—it’s a loving community, a place to feel at home. In her golden years but still young at heart, Lola is delighted when the local teenagers start dropping in, browsing for outfits and gossiping about the upcoming school dance. Yet amid the flurry of excitement, Lola overhears some troubling news: One boy is planning a mean-spirited prank on a group of girls, and Lola does not intend to let him get away with it. With her dear friends by her side, she whips up a plan that will have the whole school talking, and will prove that nice guys—and girls—can finish first.
  • The Lighthouse Cafe

    Bebe Reed

    Fictie en literatuur At the reading of her late husband's will, 53-year-old Ginny Rigsby discovers two things—he had a secret family, and she has one hour to vacate the premises before that family takes possession of her beloved home. Grief-stricken by this crushing revelation and now homeless, Ginny drives until she finds herself at the foot of the emerald waters in Florida's Gulf Coast. There, she stumbles into an auction—an historical lighthouse is up for grabs to the highest bidder. Before she can second guess her actions, Ginny buys the place. Determined to make a fresh go with her life, she decides to turn the lighthouse into a café, and the menu will be inspired from her late mother's Southern cookbook. She hopes this new venture will distract her from the life she lost and offer some healing. Reece Rigby is a second-year medical student who wants to be anything but. When she discovers that her mother needs help starting up a café in an old lighthouse, she jumps at the chance. Maybe while she
  • Merry Christmas, Kitten

    Karen Drew

    Fictie en literatuur It's beginning to look a lot like kittens. Rosie has given up on love after a failed engagement left her shattered. But she can't face the festive period alone, which is how she came to be at Forever Paws Animal Shelter just before Christmas. She's determined to help the unloved and find some Christmas cheer of her own. Archer is working to get back on his feet and discover joy again after losing his business and his fiancee. Working long hours as a delivery driver doesn't give him a chance to find love, but this time of year tugs at his heart. Surrounded by happy couples and families, he sure would like love in his life. And there's a certain beautiful, funny woman he'd love to spend Christmas with. But will she want a guy with so much baggage and a bruised heart? A grumpy cat, two lonely hearts, and a sprinkle of Christmas magic make this heartwarming festive story a real delight. Please note - you get to see the inner thoughts of the fabulous, and very grumpy, Gremlin the cat, in t
  • Just Loving Gerald

    Calle J. Brookes

    Familie in fictie en literatuur THAT DAMNED MAN IS BACK. This is not good. She isn't ready for her late husband's best friend now. Widowed Rhea Masterson is finally finding her footing again after losing her husband so suddenly three years ago. Life is good—her sons have all married and are making her the grandchildren she adores. She is happy now. Until he came back home, anyway. Retired general-turned-diplomat Gerald Talley is moving his overly rigid hiney in right next door. The man is militant, bossy, arrogant, clueless and just a real pain in the neck . Seeing him brings the memories of the only man she would ever love. Gerald and her husband had been almost inseparable for decades. And it hurts to remember… HE IS USED TO MAKING THINGS HAPPEN.   He fixes  things that are broken. That isn't happening now. He's failing with his daughters—where it matters most. His daughter had suffered a horrible trauma two months earlier—but Marin needs more help than Gerald is equipped to g
  • Upon A Midnight Clear

    Ian Thomas Healy

    Familie in fictie en literatuur On Christmas Eve, somewhere out in the Asteroid Belt, a lonely prospector happens across something he never expected to find.
  • The Lifeboat Sisters

    Tilly Tennant

    Fictie en literatuur ‘Completely swept me away… A wonderful and much needed escape to the Cornish coast… what a lovely escape this unputdownable rapid page-turner was. I am so happy.’ Phenomenal Page Turners , ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Escape to Seaspray Cottage on the Cornish coast, with its stunning views of honeycomb sand beaches and aquamarine seas, where Ava is about to discover the man of her dreams might be closer than she thinks… Twenty-five-year-old Ava Morrow smiles through her tears as she links arms with her two older sisters. They’re surrounded by the friendly locals from the tiny village of Port Promise who’ve come together to celebrate her father’s life. As she and her sisters swap memories over cider in the pub garden, the sun warm on her shoulders, the seagulls diving for her crisps, Ava feels something close to peace. At least she knows she has friends and family who love her, even if she might feel a bit stuck in the place she’s lived in all her life. And yet the next morning, w
  • The Resolution

    Linda Green

    Fictie en literatuur THE COUNTDOWN IS ON For Sam, Jackie and Anna, a night out is a rare treat -- a chance to have a little fun without worrying (too much) about their families at home. That's why they're resolved to make it a regular thing, and what better time to start a new resolution than the New Year? From acclaimed author Linda Green comes a festive and heartwarming short story about the importance of friendship andfamily, featuring characters from her new book THE MUMMYFESTO.
  • L'arrivo di una strana primavera

    Franco Faggiani

    Fictie en literatuur Tornano i protagonisti de La manutenzione dei sensi , il fortunato romanzo di Franco Faggiani che, in questo originale spin off del suo libro, ha immaginato padre e figlio in affido alle prese con un incontro imprevisto, sullo scenario degli amati monti. Com'è la vita ai tempi del coronavirus nella casa di Leonardo Guerrieri e Martino Rochard? Non molto diversa dal solito, probabilmente; i due infatti sono abituati a vivere isolati, ai margini del bosco, ad avere rapporti minimi con quelle poche persone che incontrano, a portare avanti le giornate assecondando i ritmi imposti dalle stagioni. La notizia dell'epidemia che sta dilagando arriva fin lì e Martino è preoccupato all’idea che molte persone potrebbero lasciare la città per andare da loro in montagna. Com'è il caso, sembra, di due ospiti improvvisi e del tutto inaspettati, Federico e Pietruccio, due fratelli intenzionati a portare a termine una missione insolita ma molto speciale.
  • The Lost Lamb on Honeysuckle Lane

    Lucy Daniels

    Fictie en literatuur **Summer Days at Sunrise Farm , the new book in the Animal Ark revisited series, is currently available for pre-order!** It's summertime in the little village of Welford. The sun beams down on the rolling green Yorkshire hills, and the scent of freshly cut grass is in the air. Local vet Mandy Hope and her boyfriend Jimmy Marsh are happily setting up their new home, and life at animal rescue centre Hope Meadows is as busy as ever. When the Welford Garden Committee announces a Midsummer Fair, Mandy is thrilled to be invited to judge the animal-themed fancy dress competition. The whole of Welford turns out for the fair, and the fancy dress competition is a roaring success. Three-year-old Herbie and eighteen-month-old Kiran come as Bo Beep and her lost sheep and Mandy can't help but melt. Maybe having children of her own isn't such a ridiculous idea after all? But in the euphoric mayhem of the day, little Kiran goes missing and a frantic search ensures. When the lost lamb is rumoured to h
  • Granny’s Christmas Wish

    Julia Williams

    Fictie en literatuur A little festive eShort treat, perfect for fans of Sue Moorcroft and Trisha Ashley! **A 35 page short story** All Felicity wants this Christmas is to share it with her daughter, Livvy. There’s just one problem, Livvy died last Christmas. As Felicity struggles to come to terms with the anniversary of her daughter’s death, it seems everyone around her is moving on. But could a mysterious friend make her Christmas wish come true after all . . .? About the author Julia has always made up stories in her head, and until recently she thought everyone else did too. She grew up in London, one of eight children, including a twin sister. She married Dave, a dentist, in 1989, and they have four daughters. After the birth of the second, Julia went freelance and decided to try her hand at writing.
  • La Tía Tula

    Miguel De Unamuno

    Familie in fictie en literatuur una Tía Tula ( Inglés : La tía Tula ) es una película española película de 1964 dirigida por Miguel Picazo . La película está basada en la novela de Miguel de Unamuno del mismo título. ula , una mujer no casada treinta y un años de edad, cuya hermana acaba de morir , decide llevar a su cuñado, un empleado del banco y sus dos hijos en su casa. A medida que se hace cargo de la gestión de sus vidas , usurpa gradualmente los privilegios de su cuñado , y sus hijos . Ella actúa como una figura esposa madre, pero no acepta los compromisos sexuales o responsabilidades maternales de su nuevo papel .
  • After Love Leaves

    Michelle Alstead

    Familie in fictie en literatuur Zoe O’Laughlin was used to living unseen in the shadow of others—first, her seemingly perfect mother and then her gorgeous best friend, Charlie. When she met Brad Sorenson, Zoe was convinced her bad luck had finally changed. He saw past her insecurities and the Oreo addiction she just couldn’t shake, inspiring her to chase her dreams.  Brad was looking for a good time online, not love. But Zoe was so sweet, so kind. Everything about her was perfect—until she fell for him. Doesn’t she understand he’s the wrong guy for a woman like her?  Zoe doesn’t know why Brad left her standing in an airport; he won’t return her calls or texts. With her self-esteem and dreams shattered, she can’t imagine ever loving anyone else…  When a devastating diagnosis changes Brad’s life forever, he’s forced to finally face the truth: there’s only one woman he’s ever truly loved.  Will Zoe give Brad a second chance or is she done with love for good?
  • Mornings in Two Pan

    B.K. Froman

    Familie in fictie en literatuur Looking for an engaging story? Mornings in Two Pan. A dark, but laughable mystery. Long after the last page, you’ll want to return to Two Pan. Jiggs Woolsey’s aging father rants and threatens if Jiggs turns in the skull he’s uncovered on their Oregon acres. The land has been in their family since the pioneer days, so the cantankerous old-timers of Two Pan, a fizzled-out gold town, may be able to help. If Jiggs can separate their tall tales from what he’d rather not know about his kin and community he’ll discover: what he’s always known about his family—is only half of the truth.
  • The Wishing Tree

    Kay Bratt, Amanda Prowse, Tammy L. Grace, Barbara Hinske, Camille Di Maio & Ashley Farley

    Fictie en literatuur Wishes in branches tied with string. Someone's hopes. Another's dreams.   Welcome to Linden Falls, Vermont, the picturesque small town that everyone dreams of living in. Within the charming streets of a community of people who care about one another, lies the heart of the town--the infamous Wishing Tree on the downtown square. The stately Linden tree is beautiful and made even more so by the shimmer of ribbons that flutter from the sprawling branches.   Tourists from all over the world flock to town and join the locals to hang ribbons of hope from the branches of the majestic tree. Some believe it's magic, others think it's old folklore, but one thing that is indisputable is that love, forgiveness, and other happily ever afters are all made possible when someone takes a chance and hangs a wish from a branch.      Enjoy this peek into the quaint town of Linden Falls and the lives of its residents and guests in this prologue novella, then join a handfu
  • More Than Merry

    Jessica Topper

    Fictie en literatuur Not all gifts come wrapped in ribbon… Come spend Christmas in New York City with your favorite rock star family!  "The perfect novella to bring a smile to your face for this holiday season." - Elizabeth, Goodreads "Every word has been chosen with care and it shows." - Susan, Goodreads "...a wonderful feel good follow-up to one of my favorite reads EVER." - Irene, Goodreads Note from the author: MORE THAN MERRY came to life after a reader asked if I would consider writing about her favorite characters in a Christmas setting. Re-visiting Adrian, Kat and Abbey was like hanging out with family and dear friends...which is what this season is meant for!  This feel-good holiday read is a short story following the characters in LOUDER THAN LOVE.  If you haven’t read LOUDER THAN LOVE yet, you may encounter spoilers!
  • Family Matters

    Ruth Hay

    Fictie en literatuur Elizabeth Goodwin Mowat reaches the point in her life where she must face home truths. Is she happy in her marriage? Has she made a good job of rearing her children? Can she live with the secrets that blight her happiness? Does she owe the rest of her life to caring for an aging mother? A new family drama women's fiction series from the author of Harmony House.
  • An English Rose

    Allyson R. Abbott

    Familie in fictie en literatuur She's old-old school, has a backbone of steel a stiff upper lip and a heart of gold. A poignant but humorous tale of a family reconnection. Getting old is not easy, but it's more fun if you open your heart, mind and arms. #1 International Bestselling Author Pinnacle Award Winning Author Finalist in OKRWA 'Contemporary Short' Book Awards Readers' Favorite 5 star seal winner for six books A compelling and humorous insight of past years and present dilemma's as Rose reflects on her usefulness in later life. Just as she acknowledges and accepts her sell-by-date is approaching, life suddenly becomes interesting again in more ways than one. "I loved Rose's straightforward attitude and I especially enjoyed her blossoming friendship with Bill. Terrific story, great characters and exceptional writing made this one of my favorite stories that I have read in a while. I will be looking into more by this author and I will definitely be recommending her to all my fellow readers." Lisa B "This book
  • Halloween Party: Season One, Episode 8

    Shannyn Leah & Kelly Moore

    Fictie en literatuur A halloween party you won't soon forget! The Davenports are throwing a party…no…three parties, only one of which is planned. Lucy tries to fit in with the other parents from the Little's school and plans a party at their mansion.       What could go wrong?  Have you met the Davenports? Slutty Pepper wants to come out and play and have her own party, which is a disaster in the making. Ford talks Gemma into a beach party that goes awry and leads to more trouble. Yaya crashes the party with her friends from the retirement home after she's provided them with little blue pills, costumes, and a trip to the liquor store. Sit back, have a drink or two of your own and enjoy the shenanigans of the Davenports Halloween parties! Warning: If you are looking for a sweet, sensitive book with a happily ever after, this isn't it. It is a totally inappropriate book about a completely dysfunctional family. The F word flies free along with many other curse words. Feel free to get
  • Burning out

    Sutton Fields

    Familie in fictie en literatuur It can be hard to sleep when your parents are always fighting. However, it can scary as well; especially when you are a nine-year-old girl.
  • Frühling im Wunderraum Verlag

    WUNDERRAUM

    Fictie en literatuur Vorableseproben zu allen Romanen des Wunderraum-Verlags, die im Frühling 2018 (ab 12. März 2018) erscheinen. Erleben Sie, wie in Südafrika ein weißes Mädchen und ihre schwarze Kinderfrau dem Apartheidregime trotzen. Oder entdecken Sie ein nostalgisches Verwöhn-Buch, das die erste große Liebe feiert und obendrein umwerfend komisch ist. Wollen Sie erfahren, wie man angesichts eines aufreibenen Familienalltags zwar fast den Verstand, aber nie den Humor verliert? Weckt eine junge Frau, die auf der Haut der Menschen Botschaften lesen kann, Ihre Neugier? Und würden Sie gerne wissen, was Menschen glücklich macht? Oder suchen Sie einfach Leseerlebnisse, die vom Kopf ins Herz gehen? Dann sind Sie bei uns genau richtig. Willkommen im Wunderraum. Das kostenlose Leseproben-E-Book enthält Leseproben zu - Bianca Marais, »Summ, wenn du das Lied nicht kennst« - Jason Rekulak, »Billy Marvins Wunderjahre« - Allison Pearson, »Wenn's weiter nichts ist« - Adelia Saunders, »Die Worte, die
  • The Little Boy

    Mary Gaitskill

    Familie in fictie en literatuur From the award-winning, bestselling author of THE MARE As Mrs Bea Davis waits in the airport for her flight home after a strained visit to her daughter, she notices a bashful-looking little boy and his harried mother. Something about them prompts memories from across her life to flood her mind and overflow, and as she reflects on her childhood, her marriage, and the speed with which her two girls grew up, the lines between past and present blur. Riveting, strange and beautifully told, this finest of Mary Gaitskill's short stories takes a mundane moment and spins it out into an unforgettable account of the emotional truth of a woman's whole life.
  • Vivo en Tlaxcala

    Luz María Chapela

    Familie in fictie en literatuur Este libro es para ti, es tuyo. En él puedes encontrar ideas: unas cuantas recetas, algunos trabalenguas, un pensamiento, un cuento… Tal vez quieras copiar los dibujos para luego iluminarlos con tus propios colores. Haz como quieras, pero disfruta este libro. Lo hicimos con much cariño para ti y tus amigos. La versión digital incluye audio de todo el libro para que puedas ir escuchando mientras lees.
  • The Fixer

    Annette Siketa

    Familie in fictie en literatuur A stranger's tale of tragedy and woe has unforseen consequences.
  • Walter's Song

    Isabella Muir

    Fictie en literatuur Christmas 1962.  The beginning of the Big Freeze, when rivers wouldn't melt until March. But that Christmas Eve one little boy isn't dreaming of Santa or snowmen. Six-year-old Walter has only one Christmas wish, to uncover the secret treasure that is hidden in his dad's shed… In Walter's Song we meet Walter when he is just a lad, but the story gives us a real insight into the man he will become. Walter – all grown up – appears again in the novel, The Forgotten Children , the emotional story of a young woman, Emily, who is searching for her son. Emily travels to the Isle of Anglesey, where she meets a gentle stranger – Walter – who helps her with his kindness and words of wisdom.
  • Another Way

    Isabella Muir

    Familie in fictie en literatuur As they share their memories, Joseph and Philly are reminded of the importance of love in later life...
  • The Blink Of An Eye

    Jack Carnegie

    Fictie en literatuur It's 1945 and the story of one family's war is about to begin. From the calm fields of Sweet Water, Alabama and the hell of Okinawa to the dawn of a nuclear age and its awful potential, Solly, Silace and Sky George bear witness to the brutality of war and the unleashing of a new and terrible weapon. The family upbringing of love and friendship bonds them tightly together but will it be enough on the long and uncertain road ahead.
  • Poisoned Parrots

    Felix Lane

    Fictie en literatuur 'The nature of  The Poisoned Parrot  can grind you down, and it is very hard not to believe what it says.' Oliver Moorcroft returns home from school to his mother declaring a new relationship. His older brother Josh foretold the possibility of a second chance romance, whilst sitting smugly away from the nest pulling the strings, guilt-tripping the both of them. Oliver has been harboring a secret of his own however. One of the college girls in the self-proclaimed 'populars' group has taken a 'proper' liking to him. That's all fine and dandy except.......he has no clue as to her expectations of him or how to go about fulfilling them. It's time for a voice of reason to emerge in the form of trusted friend Emily. Can her 'sensible' advice be heard above the constant chatter inside Oliver's head? Melissa too has the voices to contend with; coupled with a stalking darkness in the shape of her ex-husband Ronnie. What chance happiness in the lives of these normal
  • Performance

    A.M. Todd

    Fictie en literatuur Synopsis  - A sheepish brother is forced through an experimental program to take on the overbearing traits of his crime boss twin. After Dinner Conversation  is a growing series of short stories across genres to draw out deeper discussions with friends and family. Each story is an accessible example of an abstract ethical or philosophical idea and is accompanied by suggested discussion questions. Podcast  discussions of this short story, and others, is available on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, and Youtube.
  • The Library Of Gromma

    Zeph Auerbach

    Fictie en literatuur Synopsis:  A young boy must protect the machine that preserves the memories of his grandmother and his community. After Dinner Conversation believes humanity is improved by ethics and morals grounded in philosophical truth. Philosophical truth is discovered through intentional reflection and respectful debate. In order to facilitate that process, we have created a growing series of short stories, audio and video podcast discussions, across genres, as accessible examples of abstract ethical and philosophical ideas intended to draw out deeper discussions with friends and family. Podcast  discussion of this short story, and others, is available on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, and Youtube.
  • Love Sounds

    Pamela L. Laskin

    Familie in fictie en literatuur Synopsis : A mother suffering from mental illness wants to help plan her daughter's wedding. After Dinner Conversation believes humanity is improved by ethics and morals grounded in philosophical truth. Philosophical truth is discovered through intentional reflection and respectful debate. In order to facilitate that process, we have created a growing series of short stories, audio and video podcast discussions, across genres, as accessible examples of abstract ethical and philosophical ideas intended to draw out deeper discussions with friends and family. Podcast  discussion of this short story, and others, is available on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, and Youtube.
  • All Harriet’s Pieces

    A. Katherine Black

    Fictie en literatuur Synopsis:  A young girl faces the death of her mother and the loss of her closest companion. After Dinner Conversation  is a growing series of short stories across genres to draw out deeper discussions with friends and family. Each story is an accessible example of an abstract ethical or philosophical idea and is accompanied by suggested discussion questions. Podcast  discussion of this short story, and others, is available on iTunes, Stitcher, and Youtube.
  • Survival Kit

    Christine Seifert

    Familie in fictie en literatuur Synopsis:  A wife in an unhappy marriage gets caught in a freak snowstorm with her husband and sees the opportunity to end her "suffering." After Dinner Conversation  is a growing series of short stories across genres to draw out deeper discussions with friends and family. Each story is an accessible example of an abstract ethical or philosophical idea and is accompanied by suggested discussion questions.
  • Relative Error

    Dawn Marsanne

    Familie in fictie en literatuur Over several generations and from humble beginnings, the Ellard family built up an impressive group of businesses, becoming highly respected in the area. Keith Ellard is largely responsible for their management and begins to find this role increasingly demanding. As his father's health deteriorates, further responsibility falls upon him, and he struggles to cope. Under pressure, he makes an error of judgment, which causes his world to unravel. Keith battles to restore his equilibrium but has to cope with another chance event which begins to uncover a family secret, causing further turmoil in a family where grievances still exist due to decades-old family disputes. As the wider family grapples with these issues, will division or reconciliation result?
  • My Best Mistake

    Carole Wolfe

    Familie in fictie en literatuur Everybody wants something from her. She's just looking for a little peace and quiet… Tired mother Tasha Gerome wishes she weren't such a mess. With a deadbeat ex-husband hounding her for cash, a house so bad the cleaning service quit, and a rich doctor falsely accusing her of writing him poor reviews, she's desperate for anything to go right. And when she's completely ignored at a speed-dating event, she fears she'll never get herself together. As her drunken former spouse continues to dog her and embarrasses the kids in public, Tasha struggles to find any solution to the crushing stress-fest. But with help from her estranged sister and a boost from her ex-brother-in-law, she tries to summon the inner strength to finally put her fuzzy-pink-pig-slippered foot down. Can Tasha work up the courage to live on her own terms? My Best Mistake is the first book in the My Best series of humorous women's fiction novels. If you like quirky characters, domestic chaos, and indomitable spirits, th
  • Daisy, Season One, Episode Six

    Shannyn Leah & Kelly Moore

    Fictie en literatuur Who killed Sarah? The race is on to find out in order to stop the wedding.  Lucy teams up with Cash in a race for time.  Ford is drug deeper and deeper into the Davenport affairs and it pulls him further from Daisy, who is having a hard time with her alters. Ford finally gets Evan to read the journal to get some clues as to what Mark was really up to. Who is Troy? Good or bad? Is Cash really the bad guy? Daisy is hanging on by a thread when she finds out her sister really isn't in prison. She battles Tommy and Slutty Pepper, but who will win or will they all lose to the one they don't speak of?  
  • The Wedding, Season One, Episode Seven

    Shannyn Leah & Kelly Moore

    Fictie en literatuur A rib-splitting finale Davenport style! A party to beat all parties. Yaya starts it all off with her shenanigans at the expense of Daniel and Elizabeth. A portrait of the two of them exposes more than they want their guests to see. In all Lucy's craziness of the day, she somehow leaves Evan behind, and an unknown foe kidnaps her, forcing her to read the ledger and reveal its contents. Sarah shows Bets how to get to Daniel's hidden secrets. Ford's worst nightmares him fighting for his life.. Will he survive, and can he save Daisy? And who the hell is Sawyer? Will Lucy marry Cash or Troy? Find out in this wild ride with The Crazy Rich Davenports! Warning: If you are looking for a sweet, sensitive book with a happily ever after, this isn't it. It is a totally inappropriate book about a completely dysfunctional family. The F word flies free along with many other curse words. Feel free to get drunk (because the Davenports sure are!) while you're reading it, and prepare to wet yourself laug
  • Gemma, Season One, Episode 5

    Shannyn Leah & Kelly Moore

    Fictie en literatuur Another day of chaos in the Davenport household. A spa day goes awry and a seance, set up by Gemma to talk to her dad, gets out of hand. They get way more than they bargained for, but may gain the leverage they need to deal with Mark's parents.  Ford continues to try and resist Daisy. Yaya sets Daisy up to keep Tommy at bay, and Tommy ruins Pops plans for a fun sexy evening with Yaya. Just your average dysFUNctional day at the Davenports household. Warning: If you are looking for a sweet, sensitive book with a happily ever after, this isn't it. It is a totally inappropriate book about a completely dysfunctional family. The F word flies free along with many other curse words. Feel free to get drunk (because the Davenports sure are!) while you're reading it, and prepare to wet yourself laughing. If sex scenes are not your thing, this book might not be your thing. But, if you have a crazy sense of humor and like raunchy comedies - you're in the right place. Join in on the craziness
  • Ford, Season One, Episode Four

    Shannyn Leah & Kelly Moore

    Fictie en literatuur Ford Davenport is in way over his head with his multiple personality girlfriend. To make things worse, he and his family watched a tape left by his deceased father, leaving hints of a life that none of them knew about. Ford's life is about to change, and not for the better. He will do whatever it takes to save his family, even losing himself. Basically…he's F%#CKING SCREWED. Warning: If you are looking for a sweet, sensitive book with a happily ever after, this isn't it. It is a totally inappropriate book about a completely dysfunctional family. The F word flies free along with many other curse words. Feel free to get drunk (because the Davenports sure are!) while you're reading it, and prepare to wet yourself laughing. If sex scenes are not your thing, this book might not be your thing. But, if you have a crazy sense of humor and like raunchy comedies - you're in the right place. Join in on the craziness of The Crazy Rich Davenport Family.
  • Yaya, Season One, Episode Three

    Shannyn Leah & Kelly Moore

    Fictie en literatuur Chaos continues in The Loon, aka Yaya. Her crazy antics land her in jail beside the man she blackmailed. The cops can't wait to set her crazy ass free. When she gets home and finds out Lucy is in even more trouble, her not so natural motherly instinct kicks in and she sets out on a comical mission with Tommy and Pops. Hold on for the ride and learn more dark secrets of the Davenports. Warning: If you are looking for a sweet, sensitive book with a happily ever after, this isn't it. It is a totally inappropriate book about a completely dysfunctional family. The F word flies free along with many other curse words. Feel free to get drunk (because the Davenports sure are!) while you're reading it, and prepare to wet yourself laughing. If sex scenes are not your thing, this book might not be your thing. But, if you have a crazy sense of humor and like raunchy comedies - you're in the right place. Join in on the craziness of The Crazy Rich Davenport Family.
  • Lucy, Season One, Episode Two

    Shannyn Leah & Kelly Moore

    Fictie en literatuur In the pilot for the series, you met the #Davenport clan and all their craziness. Pick up in episode one where the pilot for the book left off. Lucy Davenport is a Hot Mess, no doubt.  She's digging herself in deeper and deeper with the surprise announcement from her in-laws. They are demanding that she marry Cash Davenport, her deceased husbands brother.  Her family will bond together to fight them, but their hilarious dys-FUN-ctional antics will land them in trouble, maybe even in jail. Warning: If you are looking for a sweet, sensitive book with a happily ever after, this isn't it. It is a totally inappropriate book about a completely dysfunctional family. The F word flies free along with many other curse words. Feel free to get drunk (because the Davenports sure are!) while you're reading it, and prepare to wet yourself laughing. If sex scenes are not your thing, this book might not be your thing. But, if you have a crazy sense of humor and like raunchy comedies - you're
  • Caged

    Belea T. Keeney

    Familie in fictie en literatuur Jared thinks life in his big cat refuge is perfect. Surrounded by tigers, lions, leopards, and cougars, Jared has moved easily from life as a college baseball star. Sultan, his favorite tiger, is healthy and happy; his wife Julianna is the same. Or so he thinks. When Jared suspects that Julianna is getting a little too close to the refuge volunteers, he faces a tough choice.
  • फुलवाड़ी

    रवीन्द्रनाथ टैगोर

    Familie in fictie en literatuur फुलवाड़ी रवीन्द्रनाथ टैगोर द्वारा लिखित स्त्री मनोविज्ञान और स्त्री–पुरुष द्वंद्व पर आधारित कथा है। पति-पत्नी के परस्पर प्रेम और गृहस्त जीवन में संतान की उत्पत्ति या उपस्थिति एक प्रकृतिगत प्रक्रिया है। कई बार, बल्कि ज्यादातर बार संतान की अनुपस्थिति पति –पत्नी के बीच के प्रेम, उत्साह और उल्लास को शुष्क कर देते हैं। दोनों जीवन के एकालाप में चले जाते हैं। ऐसे में अगर पुरुष के जीवन
  • The Beach House

    Lisa Herrington

    Fictie en literatuur A place to mend your heart. The beach house has been in the Craig family for generations along with their secret lemon cookie recipe.  Caroline returns for her son’s birthday, because this is the place for family fun, laughter, and memories. When tragedy envelops the family, it will take more than sunlit days at the beach to set things right. Caroline’s son, Christopher, has a secret with the power to heal her heart, but it will take someone outside of the Craig family to pull them all together and fill the beach house with love, laughter and the scent of lemon cookies once more.
  • Faith is the Victory

    Faith Blum

    Fictie en literatuur Winning story in Perry Elisabeth Design’s short story contest. I don’t like change. I know most people get used to it, but I have never been able to. When Dad announced their move and I couldn’t go with them, I didn’t handle it well. Would I ever find the faith to be victorious?  Content warning: A character does attempt suicide, so please read with caution.
  • Who Is She?

    J. G.

    Familie in fictie en literatuur This story is about a boy who’s not sure how to feel about the birth of his baby sister.
  • From There to Here

    Dorothy Koomson

    Familie in fictie en literatuur A short prequel to Dorothy Koomson's new bestselling novel That Girl From Nowhere In That Girl From Nowhere , Clemency Smittson leaves behind her old life in Leeds to move to Brighton in search of answers to her past, and to escape from the sadness of her present. Clemency’s mother, Heather Smittson, loves her with a fierce protectiveness that means she’ll follow her daughter to the ends of the Earth. . . From There to Here is the story of their journey from the north of England to the south.

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