'Thought-provoking' The Times 'Bracing and fun' Mail on Sunday 'Staggeringly good' Eric Idle Candid, fearless and provocative, Bret Easton Ellis is best known for writing the era-defining novel American Psycho. In his first non-fiction book, Ellis opens up about who he is and sounds a warning about what he thinks is wrong with the world today. In this wide-ranging book he tells personal stories from his own life and explores the consequences of his fame. He writes with razor-sharp precision about the music, movies, books and TV he loves and hates. He examines the ways our culture, politics and relationships have changed over the last four decades. He also offers a robust defence of truth and freedom, perhaps the two things under the greatest threat in our society right now. White is blisteringly honest, powerfully opinionated, frequently funny and always entertaining. Whether you agree with him or not, Ellis is impossible to ignore. 'Funny and provocative . . . a winning mixture of incautious autobiography and caustic polemic, with plenty of sharp social observation thrown in . . . What a timely book this is' Mail on Sunday 'Very good . . . the best thing he has published for years' Sunday Times
Mein Name ist Violeta C. Ich arbeite seit einem Jahr als Au-Pair in Deutschland und lerne dabei die deutsche Sprache. Mittlerweile habe ich es geschafft das B1-Niveau in der Sprachschule in Karlsruhe zu bestehen. Ich würde gerne weiter mit Kindern in Deutschland arbeiten. Ich genieße die Aufgaben und Herausforderungen, die mir dieser Job bietet. Ich betrachte das als eine weitreichende Erfahrung für mein Leben. Ich bin offen für Haushaltshilfe. Aufgaben wie Kochen, Staubsaugen oder Aufrechterhaltung von Ordnung und Sauberkeit zu Hause sind Beschäftigungen, die ich vor und während meines aktuellen Au-Pair-Jahres erledigt habe. Obwohl ich Amerikaner bin, habe ich viele Jahre in Kolumbien auf dem Land in der Gemeinde La Ceja gelebt und kann daher auch Spanisch sprechen. Ich habe mich seit meinem 16. Lebensjahr um Kinder gekümmert (Babysitting). Ich habe an einigen Bildungsprojekten in der Schule / Kirche teilgenommen die das Spielen, Basteln, Lesen, Tanzen und Hausaufgaben mit Kindern beinhalten. Die Möglichkeit zu reisen, andere Kulturen / Sprachen zu kennen und neue Leute kennenzulernen, hat mich sehr respektvoll und verständnisvoll gemacht. Neben Deutsch lernen und mit Kindern arbeiten, spiele ich Klarinette und beschäftige mich seit meinem siebten Lebensjahr mit Musik. Ich habe mehrere Jahre an einer Symphonieorchester und einer Musikband teilgenommen. Von Februar bis XX habe ich sogar mir der Städtisches Orchester „Musikverein Weingarten“ gespielt. Letztendlich möchte ich Musikinterpretation in Deutschland studieren! Ich würde mich freuen, wenn ich meine nächste Berufserfahrung mit einer netten Familie teilen könnte. Wenn Sie Informationen über mich wünschen oder ein Empfehlungsschreiben meiner ehemaligen/jetzigen Au-Pair-Eltern benötigen, zögern Sie nicht, mich danach zu fragen. My name is Violeta C. I have been already in Germany for a year working as Au-pair and learning german. I would love to keep working with children in Germany, I really enjoy working with kids and I consider it as a reaching experience for my life. I'm open to help with the household, doing tasks such as cooking, vacuuming or helping in general with the house, this are things that I've been doing before and during my current Au-pair year. Although I am an American, I lived in Colombia since I was eight years old in the countryside of the municipality of La Ceja, and I´ve been babysitting since I was 16, I used to also participate in educational projects with children that involved playing, doing homework and other activities like crafting, painting, reading and dancing with them. I have had the possibility of knowing different countries so I love experiencing new languages and cultures, as well as getting to know new people. Besides school, I play the clarinet and I´ve been involved with music since I was seven years old, participating in symphonic band and orchestra... and my goal is to go to the university to study music. I would love to get to share my next job experience with a nice family. If you want to have some more information about how it has been my work,don't hesitate to ask for the telephone number or e-mail from the current Family I work with.
Clean and wholesome American mail order bride historical western short story romance by best-selling Western author Katie Wyatt.Hoffnung, Wyoming - April 1866Emilie and Oskar have been married for four months, but they still feel like strangers. As the new sheriff in Hoffnung, Oskar is always busy as he fights to take the town back from the nefarious Eugene Munro. Despite her friendly personality, all of Emilie’s attempts to win Oskar’s affection have failed.Is Oskar’s failed engagement to blame?Can Emilie put her charm to work and build a good marriage after all?Why is Oskar’s new deputy doing everything Emilie wishes her husband will do?Settle in and join Emilie as she struggles to choose whether the new deputy is the man of her dreams or whether she should stay with her husband and fight for a Town Called Hope.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: Monica Reed. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/208532/bk_acx0_208532_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Amber is highly amused at the sight of the pompous Lord Richard Clarington The Third, Earl of Suffolk. Until she realizes that her father and stepmother intend to marry her off to him. A grand scheme ensues, cooked up by Amber and her maid. Amber will become a Mail Order Bride. Her flight west to meet Rufus Bradley is interrupted by an unusual meeting on the train. One that will affect their lives for decades to come. Join Amber on her romantic adventure in this exciting new mail order bride story. Interview with the Author What kind of stories do you enjoy writing? My favorites are clean romance short stories, especially mail order bride. I love writing historical Western romance novellas and short stories. I also write a cozy mystery or two. They are such fun! Your books often contain an element of faith as well as clean romance and love. Is that important to you as a writer? Yes, my faith is important to me, and as an author, clean Christian western romance is my heart passion. I love being able to tell a story, be it an American mail order brides series, a mail order bride and babies tale, or a historical western romance novella, and at the same time bring a positive message of hope, faith and love to uplift listeners. Are all of your stories clean?Yes, every story I write is clean and wholesome, and I find that language and sex-free mail order bride books are just as good as those that include such things. I don't think that offensive elements are necessary to tell a great story, and I always ensure that I write great Christian Western romance free of anything that might compromise my listeners in any way. The main thing for me is always the story, and the characters. A great plot is what makes a story worth experiencing. Where do your brides and their stories come from? Mail order brides of the west, east, or sometimes even foreign brides j 1. Language: English. Narrator: Elena Marino. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/200485/bk_acx0_200485_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A sweet historical western romance: Daisy Weathers travels to Texas as a mail order bride. The would-be groom takes one look at her scarred face and walks away without her knowing. Finding out she’d been jilted, Daisy is humiliated and despondent. There would be no second chance wedding for her.Sterling, a handsome cowboy is rolled out of the back of a wagon and left. He’s been injured and now it’s life or death. Since the end of the Civil war he’s been busy trying to keep his outlaw brother from hanging. Now when it’s almost too late he wishes he had found a wife, settled down and had children.In this historical christian mail-order bride novel, Daisy is penniless and works to help Sterling heal. Trouble finds her which sends them both on a journey of the heart, doubts, mishaps, and realization.This is the sixth book of the Mail Order Brides of Sweet Water Series by award winning, best-selling, Amazon all-star author, Kathleen Ball.Don’t miss the other american historical western romance books in this series:Tattered HeartShattered TrustGlory’s GroomBattered SoulsFaltered BeginingsFairer Than Any 1. Language: English. Narrator: Hannah Fisher. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/159945/bk_acx0_159945_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
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.
This 13,000 word novelette contains powerful Christian influences, love, family and other related themes meant to make you smile! Mail Order Bride: The Cowboy's Homeless Widow takes place after the American Civil War and tells the story about a young woman who is need of a great change in her life. She desires love and security. Feeling compelled by God, she responds to a mail order bride advertisement from a cowboy living in Texas. After corresponding for some time, they begin to grow feelings for each other and decide to meet. However, there is a problem. The young woman has not been completely honest with the Christian man and feels that he may not love her for who she truly is. Will the cowboy see past her troubled history and love her for the woman she truly is? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Joe Smith. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/027769/bk_acx0_027769_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
'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.
Jilted at the altar by a philandering good-for-nothing, Coral Ellis wished she has heeded her friends’ warnings. The poor girl is left ashamed to face people’s looks and comments. When the chance to move west and marry Thomas Winters as a mail order bride presents itself, it looks like the perfect escape route, but will Thomas turn out to be what he claims? Will he be as weak a man as Richard was, or will he be the strong, dependable husband that Coral longs for? When a fragment of map almost leads Thomas to his death both a forced to consider what's really worth fighting for. Interview with the Author What kind of stories do you enjoy writing? My favorites are Clean Romance short stories, especially Mail Order Bride. I love writing historical Western romance novellas and short stories. I also write a cozy mystery or two. They are such fun! Your books often contain an element of faith as well as clean romance and love. Is that important to you as a writer? Yes, my faith is important to me, and as an author clean Christian western romance is my heart passion. I love being able to tell a story, be it an American mail order brides series, a Mail Order bride and babies tale, or a historical western romance novella, and at the same time bring a positive message of hope, faith, and love to uplift listeners. Are all of your stories clean? Yes, every story I write is clean and wholesome, and I find that language and sex free Mail Order Bride books are just as good as those that include such things. I don't think that offensive elements are necessary to tell a great story, and I always ensure that I write great Christian Western romance free of anything that might compromise my listeners in any way. The main thing for me is always the story, and the characters. A great plot is what makes a story worth enjoying. Where do your brides and their stories come from? Mail Or 1. Language: English. Narrator: Elena Marino. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/201567/bk_acx0_201567_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.