Paul, Peter und Marcel haben sich etwas Besonderes ausgedacht. Jeder von ihnen lädt jeweils eine Dame zu einem Date in eine italienische Destination ein. Marcel reist mit einer Kandidatin nach Pisa. Paul jettet mit einer Dame nach Elba, und für Peter geht´s zu zweit ins romantische Venedig. Kommen sich die Reisenden auf ihrem Trip näher? Am Ende steht wieder die Entscheidung an. Wer darf bleiben und wer muss nach Hause fahren?
Isabella Barca is great at organizing - not so great at keeping her nose out of trouble. When Bella goes to work as Mrs. Wilder´s assistant, the opportunity of a lifetime pops up: travel with Gerri to another planet, a shifter planet, and help Gerri find a lion king his mate. Alyx Treyvaal isn´t known for being patient. A lion doesn´t ask for help. A lion doesn´t apologize. And he most certainly does not purr. But once he meets Bella, he finds himself doing all of the above... except for purring. He will not purr. With wolves stirring all kinds of trouble for them and a cousin who would like to shred Bella to ribbons, things are not simple for the couple. Not at all. One thing´s for sure, when his mate is taken and threatened, the entire planet will hear the alion king´s roar. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Lauren Sweet. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/040381/bk_acx0_040381_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Bella Meeting him was a fluke. Dating him was a mistake. Watching him become a drug addict put me through hell. Running was my only option. Jackson I´m running from my demons and when I find out she´s trying to escape her past, I know what I have to do. One broken cop. One woman fighting for her life. A fragile love. Sinister secrets that threaten to tear them apart. They´ve been to hell. The hard part will be finding their way back together. Contains mature themes. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Joe Hempel, Melissa Moran. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/tant/010542/bk_tant_010542_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
James is 34 and fed up. His six-year relationship with Adam has imploded, he hates his job making up celebrity gossip and his best friend, Bella, has just announced she´s moving to Russia. Adrift and single in loved-up London, James needs to break out of his lonely, drunken comfort zone. Encouraged by Bella, he throws himself headlong into online dating, blogging each encounter anonymously as the mysterious Romeo. After meeting a succession of hot/weird/gross men, James has fans and the validation he´s always craved. But when his wild night with a closeted Olympian goes viral and sends his Twitter-fame through the roof, James realises maybe, in the search for happy ever after, some things are better left unshared. Seriously, wherefore art thou, Romeo? From Justin Myers, author of sensational blog The Guyliner, this razor-sharp and cringingly candid account of one man´s quest for the one is as sad, fearless and funny as dating itself. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Joe Jameson. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/twuk/001508/bk_twuk_001508_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Stephen Mangan and Claire Skinner star in all four series of the popular BBC Radio 4 comedy drama. Bill works as an economist in a right-wing institute giving succour to bankers and businessmen. Bella teaches yoga, waters the plants in Canary Wharf and holds Proust seminars for retirees. Years ago they shared a flat before Bill got married and moved to America. Now he´s back and feeling a little off-kilter, so he decides to rekindle his friendship with Bella. Once a month they get together for lunch, where they talk about everything from politics to Proust, parenting and the perils of online dating. The only thing they never discuss is how much they love each other.... In Marcy Kahan´s delightful ´´platonic romantic comedy´´, we join Bill and Bella as they meet, eat and disagree about everything; and over the course of four series, we learn their hopes and dreams and listen in as their lives change direction. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Stephen Mangan, Claire Skinner. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/rhuk/002699/bk_rhuk_002699_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
´If you liked Bridget Jones´s Diary, try this´ BBC News ´So funny and sharp, yet tender and emotional too. I loved it!´ Jill Mansell ´I adored The Last Romeo . . . funny, clever and warm´ Adam Kay, author of This is Going to Hurt ´A savagely funny and occasionally poignant journey´ Red Magazine James is 34 and fed up. His six-year relationship with Adam has imploded, he hates his job making up celebrity gossip, and his best friend Bella has just announced she´s moving to Russia. Adrift and single in loved-up London, James needs to break out of his lonely, drunken comfort zone. Encouraged by Bella, he throws himself headlong into online dating, blogging each encounter anonymously as the mysterious Romeo. After meeting a succession of hot/weird/gross men, James has fans and the validation he´s always craved. But when his wild night with a closeted Olympian goes viral and sends his Twitter-fame through the roof, James realises maybe, in the search for happy-ever-after, some things are better left un-shared. Seriously, wherefore art thou Romeo . . . From Justin Myers, author of sensational blog The Guyliner, this razor-sharp and cringingly candid account of one man´s quest for The One is as sad, fearless and funny as dating itself. ´Sex and the City meets Bridget Jones´s Diary in this sharp and pacey queer rom-com gone wrong for the digital age´ Attitude ´We can´t remember the last time there was this much buzz in the literary world over a same-sex love story´ Indy100 ´It´s Bridget Jones meets Gossip Girl, and if you loved those, you´ll adore this´ Look Magazine ´Myers is a natural raconteur and The Last Romeo is replete with the sharp wit and tenderness that made The Guyliner such a success´ Sydney Morning Herald ´What would you get if you were to combine Adrian Mole and almost any Marian Keyes novel? Justin Myers´s brilliant debut novel and its lead, James´ Sunday Times South Africa ´Extremely funny, with real heart, depth and resonance´ Daisy Buchanan ´Warm, witty, wicked and wonderful . . . What an amazing debut´ John Marrs, author of The One ´Justin´s writing is razor-sharp and so funny . . . I inhaled it in one sitting´ Francesca Hornak, author of Seven Days of Us ´Hilarious and insightful, The Last Romeo is the perfect blend of heart, spark and snark´ Isabel Costello, Literary Sofa ´Predictably wise, beautifully written and enormous fun´ Marina O´Loughlin
Hoping for smooth sailing the ladies of Ten Beach Road confront choppy seas.... Forced to rent out or lose their beloved Bella Flora after the loss of their renovation-turned-reality-TV show Do Over, Maddie, Nikki, Avery, Kyra, and Bitsy move into cottages at the Sunshine Hotel and Beach Club believing the worst is over. Only to discover just how uncertain their futures really are. Maddie struggles with the challenges of dating a rock star whose career has come roaring back to life while Nikki faces the daunting realities of mothering twins at 47. Avery buries herself in a tiny home build in an attempt to dodge commitment issues, and Kyra battles to protect her son from the Hollywood world she once dreamed of joining. And Bitsy is about to find out whether the rewards of seeking revenge will outweigh the risks. Luckily, when the going gets tough, the ladies of Ten Beach Road know that their friendship - tried and tested - can chase away the darkest clouds and let the sun shine in. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Amy Rubinate. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/peng/003909/bk_peng_003909_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
From the USA Today best-selling author of Sunshine Beach, a story of four women trying to rebuild more than their lives. Before you can fix it up, you might have to tear it down.... Embroiled in a battle to regain control of their renovation turned reality TV show, Do Over, Maddie, Avery, Nikki, and Kyra find themselves holding tight to the frayed ends of their friendship and relationships. Maddie must face the realities of dating a rock star once again topping the charts and deal with her hapless ex-husband while Avery is caught up in family drama even as she attempts to transform a tiny cottage into a home for the newly impoverished heiress who helped bankroll their last renovation. Put on bedrest, a hugely pregnant Nikki can´t quite believe love can last or trust in her own maternal instinct. And Kyra, who has secretly put Bella Flora at risk in an attempt to salvage Do Over, must decide whether to accept a desperately needed bailout from her son´s famous father that comes with far too many strings attached.... But friendship is made for times like these, to keep each other - and their dreams - from crumbling. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Amy Rubinate. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/peng/003014/bk_peng_003014_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Past and present collide when an Alzheimer´s patient´s fragile memory holds the key to solving mysteries dating back to World War II-including a long lost secret love affair. Music professor Gus LeGarde is just doing a favor for a friend when he agrees to play piano for church services at a local nursing home. He doesn´t expect to be drawn into a new friendship with an elderly Alzheimer´s patient dubbed "the music man" or to stumble across a decades-old mystery locked inside the man´s mind. Octogenarian Kip Sterling doesn´t know his own name - but he speaks Gus´s language, spouting jazz terms like "cadence" and "riff." He´s also obsessed with "his Bella;" but nobody knows who she is. When Kip is given a new drug called Memorphyl, he starts to remember bits and pieces of his life. Gus learns Bella was Kip´s first and only love, but their relationship was shrouded in scandal. Intrigued, Gus agrees to help search for her. Could she still be alive? Horrified when the miracle drug suddenly stops working and patients begin to backslide, Gus panics. Can he help Kip find his beloved Bella before all the memories disappear? 1. Language: English. Narrator: David Kudler. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/026426/bk_acx0_026426_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In Odd Family Out, Nick Nwaogu tells over a score of short-stories about his unusually odd family, using twenty-five chapters to introduce twenty-five fictional family members with contrasting personalities, including a fictional version of himself. The book starts with the introduction of his mother. I always knew I came from a very odd family. There was mother-too short, too old-fashion, too simple, and too intelligent for a woman with no University education. He goes on to introduce himself in the following chapter. And there was me-too short that I had to stand in the front row of every family photograph. Auntie Stacy discovers that Darren is also in love with her, but unfortunately he is just few seconds away from being married. Nicks cousin Adaeze moves to Lagos and falls in love with immature Ebuka. Sashas celebrity obsession swings from cuties with crazy abs to hooligans who rapped about birthdays and candies. In other words, Sasha dumps Trey Songz for 50 Cent. Little Vivian asks God to make her teacher choke on his breakfast and be left in a three-day coma, so she could make friends at school. Dera gets and loses ladies like breathing in and out. At thirty-nine, Auntie Florence meets her future husband at her mothers funeral. Little Michelle takes her life because she couldnt stop eating and gaining weight. Eddy falls in love at first sight (for the first time) with the girl next door. Amaka quits prostitution and completes medical school. Sixteen-year-old Bella loses her baby on Independences Day. Mandy confesses that she had felt heartbroken all her life and it wasnt seeming to go away. Ethan gives Tessa her first kiss at the girls bathroom. Uncle Humphrey marries the sweep in a peacoat. Jane kisses Uncle Martin on her wedding day to Stanley. At twenty-five, Nnenna takes Sarahs advice and starts dating for the first time. Auntie Rose questions if she is in love with Richie while wearing the wedding ring of another man. Finally, Nick gets it right, and buys the perfect gift for his fictional wife Mary Joy. Nneka is abandoned by her husband who she is seven-months pregnant for. Young Alfred, born with autism, dies. Odd Family Out is a fine blend of love, heartbreak, comedy, new-beginnings, betrayal, and lust.