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Emma - Bride of Kentucky: American Mail-Order B...
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Emma Waterston is determined, headstrong, and comes from a lifestyle where class structure determines one's associations. Left destitute after the death of her mother, she takes a job at a textile factory. When a fire destroys her place of employment, leaving her penniless again, she makes a desperate decision and answers an ad for a mail order bride from a wealthy Kentucky horse breeder. Sam Hawley is content with his life as a horse trainer on an affluent Kentucky estate. His primary focus has always been on the horses. He views their owners as rich people with nothing to do but flaunt their money. Loyalty to his mentor is the only thing that keeps him rooted to one place. When he meets the bride-to-be of the man he detests the most, his life is about to change. Too late, Emma discovers the ad she answered was too good to be true. Her future husband is not what she was led to believe and a horrific experience leaves her no choice but to face the kind of life she's been trying to escape. Kentucky was supposed to promise a return to her life of wealth. What she finds instead will redefine her definition of being rich. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Cody Roberts. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/053092/bk_acx0_053092_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

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Race for the Dying , Hörbuch, Digital, 1, 681min
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The young Dr. Thomas Parks expects to practice trauma medicine with a distinguished doctor in Port McKinney, Washington. What he does not expect is to be nearly killed within an hour of arriving. The accident changes his life, and with long hours of painful convalescence, Thomas makes a sobering discovery: the physician who has invited Thomas to join his practice is not what he seems. At the center of the conflict is mail-order diagnosis, which flourished until the U.S. mail fraud statutes of 1908. In its landmark report of 1910, the American Medical Association reported that several physicians had organizations that recorded more than 3,000 postal responses per month, a large percentage of which included money for worthless medicine. Steven F. Havill departs from his well-received mystery series to bring readers this fascinating historical novel. 1. Language: English. Narrator: John Pruden. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/bimo/000842/bk_bimo_000842_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

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Sorry For Your Trouble
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'The god of small stories . A set of polished gems from a master craftsman' Sunday Times 'He writes about human beings and their disappointments with unfailing insight' Observer 'Finely crafted' Mail on Sunday 'American master' Daily Telegraph A woman and man, parted a quarter of a century, reunite in a bar in New Orleans as the St Patrick's Day parade goes by. A divorced suburban dad helps his daughter pick out a card for her friend who's moving away. A group of friends in late middle age, all once promising, reunite for dinner when one of their number loses her husband, but the gathering splinters when bitter revelations about their shared past emerge. Two teenage boys sit in a drive-in, the air thick with the scent of gin and popcorn and longing. A visionary collection of luminous landscapes, of great moments in small lives, of the people we carry with us long after they are gone, Sorry for Your Trouble takes disappointment, ageing, grief, love and marriage and silhouettes them against the heady backdrop of Irish America in the past and present. Earthily humane and profoundly wise, the collection reconfirms its author as the master of contemporary American fiction.

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Jessie: Bride of South Carolina: American Mail-...
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Jessie: Bride of South Carolina is the eighth of 50 in the unprecedented American Mail-Order Brides series. Tired of living under her father's iron thumb of control, Jessie Wilcox decides to do the unthinkable: run away to Montana as a mail-order bride. The only obstacle in her way: the 100 miles between her home in Williamsburg County and the train depot in Charleston. Joel Cunningham is in utter disbelief when the girl he once loved beyond reason is on his front porch asking him to disobey her father's wishes and drive her to Charleston. Logic and reason scream no; his lips, however, say yes. Will the 100 miles ahead of them be enough to overcome the five years of painful regrets, or will Jessie follow her dream for a new life in Montana? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Margo Trueblood. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/095149/bk_acx0_095149_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

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American Spy (eBook, ePUB)
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A BARACK OBAMA SUMMER READING PICKSHORTLISTED FOR THE 2019 CENTRE FOR FICTION FIRST NOVEL PRIZELONGLISTED FOR THE HWA DEBUT CROWN'A whole lot more than just a spy thriller, wrapping together the ties of family, of love and of country' BARACK OBAMA'There has never been anything like it' MARLON JAMES (GQ)'A compelling read' MAIL ON SUNDAY'Brilliant Cold War spy thriller. A gripping tale and an unusual take on the spy genre told from an intriguing perspective' HWA DEBUT CROWN JUDGES'Pacy and very exciting' DAILY TELEGRAPH__________________________________What if your sense of duty required you to betray the man you love? It's 1986, the heart of the Cold War. Marie Mitchell is an intelligence officer with the FBI. She's brilliant and talented, but she's also a black woman working in an all-white boys' club, and her career has stalled with routine paperwork - until she's recruited to a shadowy task force aimed at undermining Thomas Sankara, the charismatic, revolutionary president of Burkina Faso, whose Communist ideology has made him a target for American intervention.In the year that follows, Marie will observe Thomas, seduce him, and ultimately, have a hand in the coup that will bring him down. But doing so will change everything she believes about what it means to be a spy, a lover, and a good American.'A stunning book' PAUL BEATTY'Intelligent and propulsive' GUARDIAN 'A spy thriller like you've never read before' TIME

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Our American West: Volume 2 , Hörbuch, Digital,...
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Our American West, Volume 2 begins with America’s first colonizers, the prairie dogs, and how out on the ranges they were so hated by ranchers that they were almost made extinct. Conestoga Wagons were once called “prairie schooners” crossing America long before the famed Pony Express. The indomitable courage of Sarah Winnemucca, the “Prairie Princess” rivals that of a tall Swede named Showshoe Thompson who skied the snowy river passes of the Sierra Nevadas for over twenty years packing the mail and saving lives. Almost no one knows of Esther Hobart Morris, but Wyoming proudly claims her as its Mother of Women’s Suffrage. Marvel at the transcontinental railroad race between the Union Pacific’s Chinese laborers and the predominately Irish Central Pacific Railroad crews and about how a one-armed Civil War hero named John Wesley Powell was the first explorer to run the mighty Grand Canyon deep within its corridors of stone. Doctors called “sawbones” struggled to save their patients with little more than poultices and prayers. Tom Horn was a tall, handsome hired gun but did he hang for a crime he did commit? Are mules smarter than horses? Clay Allison was every bit as deadly as Billy the Kid. Native American stories featuring Chief Sitting Bull. Buffalo Soldiers, The Ghost Dancers and Mark Twain, Frederick Remington and The Infamous Bandit Queens round out Our American West, Volume 2. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Rusty Nelson. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/bimo/001312/bk_bimo_001312_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

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The Haunting of Hill House
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Shirley Jackson was born in California in 1916. When her short story The Lottery was first published in the New Yorker in 1948, readers were so horrified they sent her hate mail; it has since become one of the most iconic American stories of all time. Her first novel, The Road Through the Wall, was published in the same year and was followed by Hangsaman, The Bird's Nest, The Sundial, The Haunting of Hill House and We Have Always Lived in the Castle, widely seen as her masterpiece. In addition to her dark, brilliant novels, she wrote lightly fictionalized magazine pieces about family life with her four children and her husband, the critic Stanley Edgar Hyman. Shirley Jackson died in 1965.

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Reserved Rosa: A Town Called Hope, Book 9 , Hör...
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Clean and wholesome American mail order bride historical western short story romance by best-selling western author Katie Wyatt.Everything hangs on the success of this cattle drive. If Gus and Felix can get their cows to market, Eugene Munro will be finished. However, things are off to a rocky start. When both cooks go missing, Rosa must step in and lend a hand. A cattle trail is no place for romance, but Felix still wants to woo his reserved wife.Can Rosa let go of her first husband and learn to love her second one?Will the dangers of the trail draw the pair together or tear them apart?What tricks does Eugene Munro have in mind to keep the cattle from reaching market?Grab your boots and join Rosa as she embarks on a journey that’s treacherous to both her heart and her life. It’s time for the good citizens to take a final stand against Munro as they give their all to fight for a Town Called Hope.A Town Called Hope SeriesA Town Called HopeAmbitious AnnaFearless FriedaHardworking HannaMerry MinnaElegant ElkaGrateful GretaEngaging EmilieReserved Rosa"[A] story of hope, fear, romance, suspense and true love...”Katie Wyatt’s clean and wholesome novelette American mail order bride historical Western book romance series is enjoyable for all ages. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Monica Reed. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/208542/bk_acx0_208542_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

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Super Sad True Love Story
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A deliciously dark tale of America's dysfunctional coming years-and the timeless and tender feelings that just might bring us back from the brink. NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times • The Washington Post • The Boston Globe • San Francisco Chronicle • The Seattle Times • O: The Oprah Magazine • Maureen Corrigan, NPR • Salon • Slate • Minneapolis Star Tribune • St. Louis Post-Dispatch • The Kansas City Star • Charlotte Observer • The Globe and Mail • Vancouver Sun • Montreal Gazette • Kirkus Reviews In the near future, America is crushed by a financial crisis and our patient Chinese creditors may just be ready to foreclose on the whole mess. Then Lenny Abramov, son of an Russian immigrant janitor and ardent fan of "printed, bound media artifacts" (aka books), meets Eunice Park, an impossibly cute Korean American woman with a major in Images and a minor in Assertiveness. Could falling in love redeem a planet falling apart?

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Dark Tales
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Shirley Jackson was born in California in 1916. When her short story The Lottery was first published in the New Yorker in 1948, readers were so horrified they sent her hate mail; it has since become one of the most iconic American stories of all time. Her first novel, The Road Through the Wall, was published in the same year and was followed by Hangsaman, The Bird's Nest, The Sundial, The Haunting of Hill House and We Have Always Lived in the Castle, widely seen as her masterpiece. In addition to her dark, brilliant novels, she wrote lightly fictionalized magazine pieces about family life with her four children and her husband, the critic Stanley Edgar Hyman. Shirley Jackson died in 1965.

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Ambitious Anna: A Town Called Hope, Book 2 , Hö...
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Clean and wholesome American mail order bride historical western short story romance by best-selling Western author Katie Wyatt.Determined to stop the dangerous Eugene Munro and help her new husband run his family’s store, Anna hits the ground running on her first day of marriage. Unfortunately, all of her good intentions seem to miss the mark as far as her husband Max is concerned.Why is Max being so difficult?Will Anna’s ambition ruin her chance at happiness?Will the new prostitutes Munro’s hired be one more cause for discord in Anna’s marriage?Grab some strudel and join this feisty bride as she fights for her husband’s affections. One thing’s certain, Anna will make things work or die trying.A Town Called Hope Series:A Town Called HopeAmbitious AnnaFearless FriedaHardworking HannaMerry MinnaElegant ElkaGrateful GretaEngaging EmilieReserved Rosa"[A] story of hope, fear, romance, suspense and true love..."Katie Wyatt’s clean and wholesome novelette American mail order bride historical Western book romance series is enjoyable for all ages.  1. Language: English. Narrator: Arwa Hezzah. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/208558/bk_acx0_208558_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

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Montana Mail-Order Wife (Mills & Boon American ...
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Montana Mail-Order Wife (Mills & Boon American Romance) ab 4.99 € als epub eBook: . Aus dem Bereich: eBooks, Belletristik,

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Stand: 23.09.2020
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