Into the Water - Traue keinem. Auch nicht dir selbst.

Roman

Author: Paula Hawkins

Publisher: Blanvalet Verlag

ISBN: 3641209323

Category: Fiction

Page: 480

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Der neue Spannungsroman von Paula Hawkins nach dem internationalen Nr.-1-Bestseller Girl on the Train. »Julia, ich bin’s. Du musst mich anrufen. Bitte, Julia. Es ist wichtig ...« In den letzten Tagen vor ihrem Tod rief Nel Abbott ihre Schwester an. Julia nahm nicht ab, ignorierte den Hilferuf. Jetzt ist Nel tot. Sie sei gesprungen, heißt es. Julia kehrt nach Beckford zurück, um sich um ihre Nichte zu kümmern. Doch sie hat Angst. Angst vor diesem Ort, an den sie niemals zurückkehren wollte. Vor lang begrabenen Erinnerungen, vor dem alten Haus am Fluss, vor der Gewissheit, dass Nel niemals gesprungen wäre. Und am meisten fürchtet Julia das Wasser und den Ort, den sie Drowning Pool nennen ...
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Girl on the Train - Du kennst sie nicht, aber sie kennt dich.

Roman

Author: Paula Hawkins

Publisher: Blanvalet Verlag

ISBN: 3641158125

Category: Fiction

Page: 464

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Der internationale Nr.-1-Bestseller! Jeden Morgen pendelt Rachel mit dem Zug in die Stadt, und jeden Morgen hält der Zug an der gleichen Stelle auf der Strecke an. Rachel blickt in die Gärten der umliegenden Häuser, beobachtet ihre Bewohner. Oft sieht sie ein junges Paar: Jess und Jason nennt Rachel die beiden. Sie führen – wie es scheint – ein perfektes Leben. Ein Leben, wie Rachel es sich wünscht. Eines Tages beobachtet sie etwas Schockierendes. Kurz darauf liest sie in der Zeitung vom Verschwinden einer Frau – daneben ein Foto von »Jess«. Rachel meldet ihre Beobachtung der Polizei und verstrickt sich damit unentrinnbar in die folgenden Ereignisse ...
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The Last Week of May: The Number One Bestseller

Author: Roisin Meaney

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444725610

Category: Fiction

Page: 300

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THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER -- a warm engrossing tale of friendship and new beginnings ... 'Like chatting with a good friend over a cup of tea' Irish Mail on Sunday May O'Callaghan has decided that life's too short and she's decided to throw in the towel in her predictable nine-to-five job. Now what? As May fits into her new life we meet her friend Pam and her husband Jack - but why is Pam terrified to tell Jack that she's pregnant? And then there's Denis and Bernard, May's next-door neighbours, going about their business oblivious to the deadly threat that lurks close by. There's Paddy, who lives on his own yet never seems to be at home. And Paul, three doors up, willing to risk everything for an affair with Carmel, the young teacher who has yet to learn that there's a price to pay for having something that shouldn't be yours. But what May can't figure out is who gave her the beautiful shell necklace and was it really meant for her? On this one particular week, all is about to change for the inhabitants of Kilpatrick and May discovers that while only love can break your heart, only love can put it back together. The Anniversary, Roisin Meaney's sparkling new novel, is now available for pre-order
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In Deep Water

The exciting new thriller from the #1 bestselling author

Author: Sam Blake

Publisher: Bonnier Publishing Fiction Ltd.

ISBN: 1785760548

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

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For fans of TENNISON and MISSING PRESUMED, comes the gripping follow-up to the number 1 bestseller, LITTLE BONES. Good intentions can be deadly . . . Cat Connolly is back at work after the explosion that left her on life support. Struggling to adjust to the physical and mental scars, her workload once again becomes personal when her best friend Sarah Jane Hansen, daughter of a Pulitzer-winning American war correspondent, goes missing. Sarah Jane is a journalism student who was allegedly working on a story that even her father thought was too dangerous. With Sarah Jane's father uncontactable, Cat struggles to find a connection between Sarah Jane's work and her disappearance. But Sarah Jane is not the only one in deep water when Cat comes face to face with a professional killer . . . In the world of missing persons every second counts, but with the clock ticking, can Cathy find Sarah Jane before it's too late?
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Bestseller als Marktphänomen

ein quantitativer Befund zur internationalen Literatur 1970 in allen Medien

Author: Werner Faulstich,Ricarda Strobel

Publisher: Otto Harrassowitz Verlag

ISBN: 9783447025935

Category: Arts

Page: 404

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Taking the Stand

My Life in the Law

Author: Alan Dershowitz

Publisher: Broadway Books

ISBN: 0307719294

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 560

View: 1947

America's most prominent legal mind and the #1 bestselling author of Chutzpah and The Best Defense, Alan Dershowitz, recounts his legal autobiography, describing how he came to the law, as well as the cases that have changed American jurisprudence over the past 50 years, most of which he has personally been involved in. In Taking the Stand, Dershowitz reveals the evolution of his own thinking on such fundamental issues as censorship and the First Amendment, Civil Rights, Abortion, homicide and the increasing role that science plays in a legal defense. Alan Dershowitz, the Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law at Harvard University, and the author of such acclaimed bestsellers as Chutzpah, The Best Defense, and Reversal of Fortune, for the first time recounts his legal biography, describing his struggles academically at Yeshiva High School growning up in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, his successes at Yale, clerking for Supreme Court Justice Arthur Goldberg, his appointment to full professor at the Harvard at age 28, the youngest in the school's history. Dershowitz went on to work on many of the most celebrated cases in the land, from appealing (successfully) Claus Von Bulow's conviction for the murder of his wife Sunny, to the O.J. Simpson trial, to defending Mike Tyson, Leona Helmsley, Patty Hearst, and countless others. He is currently part of the legal team advising Julian Assange.
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Night Over Water

Author: Ken Follett

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 0330525271

Category: Fiction

Page: 656

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Set during the outbreak of the Second World War, Night Over Water is about a perilous journey across the Atlantic to escape Britain, from the number one bestseller and master of the historical thriller, Ken Follett. The Eve of War Britain has just declared war against Nazi Germany. In Southampton, the world’s most luxurious airliner, the Pan American Clipper, takes off on its final flight to neutral New York – a haven for those fleeing the conflict. A Disparate Group Flees The passengers aboard the plane each have their own reasons for leaving Britain. Amongst them are an English aristocrat fleeing with his family and a fortune in jewels; a German scientist running away from the Nazis; a murderer returning under FBI escort; a wife escaping her controlling husband; and a devious thief determined to keep his spoils. A Journey into Danger Trapped on the plane, with only their fellow passengers for company, their journey over the Atlantic becomes increasingly fraught. Especially when it becomes apparent a plot is unfolding that may endanger all of their lives . . .
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Tom Harpur 4-Book Bundle

Born Again / The Pagan Christ / There Is Life After Death / Water Into Wine

Author: Tom Harpur

Publisher: Dundurn

ISBN: 1459728351

Category: Religion

Page: 1176

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This special bundle of titles collects four essential books by renowned religious writer and columnist Tom Harpur, designed to provoke thought and to provide spiritual comfort.
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Die Schlange von Essex

Author: Sarah Perry

Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE

ISBN: 3732549305

Category: Fiction

Page: 492

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London 1893. Als Cora Seaborne vom Gerücht hört, der mythische Lindwurm von Essex sei zurückgekehrt und fordere die ersten Menschenleben, macht sie sich auf den Weg in den Küstenort Aldwinter. Cora, eine Anhängerin der provokanten Thesen Charles Darwins, vermutet hinter dem Sagengeschöpf eine bislang unbekannte Tierart. Auch der Vikar von Aldwinter, William Ransome, glaubt den Gerüchten nicht, und versucht, seine Gemeinde zu beruhigen. Zwischen Cora und Will entspinnt sich eine besondere Beziehung und obwohl sie in rein gar nichts einer Meinung sind, fühlen sie sich unausweichlich zueinander hingezogen. Anmutig und intelligent erzählt dieser Roman - noch vor allem anderen - von der Liebe und den unzähligen Verkleidungen, in denen sie uns gegenübertritt.
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Meine Seele so kalt

Psychothriller

Author: Clare Mackintosh

Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE

ISBN: 3732514773

Category: Fiction

Page: 480

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Ein regnerischer Abend in Bristol. Der 5-jährige Jacob ist mit seiner Mutter auf dem Weg nach Hause, plötzlich reißt er sich los und stürmt auf die Straße. Das Auto, das wie aus dem Nichts erscheint und ihn erfasst, ist ebenso schnell wieder verschwunden. Für den kleinen Jungen kommt jede Hilfe zu spät. Jenna Gray flieht vor den Ereignissen in die Einsamkeit eines walisischen Dorfes. Aber die Trauer um ihr Kind und die Erinnerungen lassen sie selbst dort nicht los. Schon bald ist sie sich sicher, dass nicht nur die Vergangenheit sie erbarmungslos verfolgt ...
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The Couple Next Door

Thriller

Author: Shari Lapena

Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE

ISBN: 3732540294

Category: Fiction

Page: 350

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Jedes Paar hat seine Geheimnisse. Manche sind tödlich ... Deine Nachbarin möchte nicht, dass du dein Baby zur Dinnerparty mitbringst. Dein Ehemann sagt, das sei schon in Ordnung. Ihr wohnt ja gleich nebenan. Außerdem habt ihr ein Babyfon und könnt abwechselnd nach der Kleinen sehen. Deine Tochter schläft, als du das letzte Mal nach ihr siehst. Doch jetzt herrscht Totenstille im Haus. Du rennst ins Kinderzimmer - und dein schlimmster Alptraum wird wahr: Die Wiege ist leer. Es bleibt nur eins: die Polizei zu rufen - doch wer weiß, was sie finden wird ... Shari Lapena hat mit ihrem Debüt "The Couple Next Door" einen hochspannenden Thriller geschrieben, der in den USA und England innerhalb kürzester Zeit zum Mega-Bestseller avancierte. "THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR ist 2016 der Thriller, über den am meisten gesprochen werden wird" Stylist
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The Entertainment Marketing Revolution

Bringing the Moguls, the Media, and the Magic to the World

Author: Al Lieberman,Patricia Esgate

Publisher: FT Press

ISBN: 9780130293503

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 345

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Entertainment is now a $500 billion industry that reaches into every corner of human life. The Entertainment Marketing Revolution: Bringing the Moguls, the Media, and the Magic to the World profiles that industry, from film to print, music to theme parks--and shows exactly how to find and reach your market in today's insanely competitive marketplace. Discover the driving forces, key synergies, new opportunities, and advanced marketing techniques today's top companies are riding to success... and learn how to create tomorrow's blockbuster properties, starting today.
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Ich bin böse

Psychologischer Spannungsroman

Author: Ali Land

Publisher: Goldmann Verlag

ISBN: 3641188067

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

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Die 15-jährige Milly wächst schwer traumatisiert in einer Pflegefamilie auf. Eine neue Identität soll alle Spuren zu ihrer Vergangenheit verwischen. Denn Milly ist die Tochter einer Serienmörderin. Und diese konnte nur gefasst werden, weil Milly der Polizei entscheidende Hinweise gegeben hatte. Jetzt wird ihrer Mutter der Prozess gemacht, und Milly wird plötzlich von Gewissensbissen heimgesucht. In ihrer Pflegefamilie findet das Mädchen keine Unterstützung, um diese schwere Zeit zu überstehen – im Gegenteil: Phoebe, die leibliche Tochter, hasst Milly von ganzem Herzen und versucht mit allen Mitteln, ihr das Leben so schwer wie möglich zu machen. Und damit weckt sie in Milly eine verborgene Seite. Eine böse Seite. Denn Milly ist die Tochter ihrer Mutter ...
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Like Water For Chocolate

Author: Laura Esquivel

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1407057391

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

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The number one bestseller in Mexico and America for almost two years, and subsequently a bestseller around the world, Like Water For Chocolate is a romantic, poignant tale, touched with moments of magic, graphic earthiness, bittersweet wit - and recipes. A sumptuous feast of a novel, it relates the bizarre history of the all-female De La Garza family. Tita, the youngest daughter of the house, has been forbidden to marry, condemned by Mexican tradition to look after her mother until she dies. But Tita falls in love with Pedro, and he is seduced by the magical food she cooks. In desperation Pedro marries her sister Rosaura so that he can stay close to her. For the next twenty-two years Tita and Pedro are forced to circle each other in unconsummated passion. Only a freakish chain of tragedies, bad luck and fate finally reunite them against all the odds.
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Connections

A charming collection of short stories about life on a Caribbean island resort

Author: Sheila O'Flanagan

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0755352130

Category: Fiction

Page: 300

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Sheila O'Flanagan's CONNECTIONS transports her readers to the Caribbean island resort of White Sands, where visitors arrive hoping their dreams will come true - and they sometimes do. Not to be missed by readers of Veronica Henry and Freya North. In touching, poignant and delicious tales of life by the ocean, the holiday doesn't quite turn out as planned for the resort's guests. There's Tara, who's arrived with the man she wants to marry only to find that a rejected lover is planning to get in the way; and Grainne, who's been sent with her husband by their children to celebrate their anniversary, and who thinks the time has come to move on. Rudy's on an idyllic break with his young son which is set for an unexpected ending; and Isobel - of Sheila's much-loved bestseller ISOBEL'S WEDDING - discovers her ex-lover Nico might be staying just next door. Romance is very much alive in the hot Caribbean nights... What readers are saying about Connections: 'A brilliant, quick and easy read. Great storylines to every character' Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars 'This was my first book by Ms O'Flanagan, and will definitely not be the last. Just fabulous' Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars 'Very gripping and enjoyable as always' Amazon reviewer, 5 stars
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Born Again

My Journey from Fundamentalism to Freedom

Author: Tom Harpur

Publisher: Dundurn.com

ISBN: 0887628303

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 288

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The search for meaning in our time of change and upheaval continues unabated. Tom Harpur, the bestselling author of The Pagan Christ and Water Into Wine, has been at the forefront of this modern challenge to humankind’s spiritual identity. His radical and ground-breaking book The Pagan Christ touched the lives of thousands of seekers. With Born Again: My Journey from Fundamentalism to Freedom he tells us the story of his own search and the result is a compelling spiritual odyssey, the story of one man’s escape from the narrow grip of religious fundamentalism. Born into an Irish immigrant family in Toronto, Tom Harpur was groomed for the ministry by his father from an early age. He won a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford, then returned to Canada and enrolled in Wycliffe College, the bastion of Anglican evangelicalism. Ordained to the ministry, Tom Harpur served for a number of years in his own parish before seeking a wider ministry in the world of mass media. In 1971, Tom Harpur joined the Toronto Star as the religion editor and over a number of years reported on and met many important figures from Pope John Paul and Mother Teresa to the Dali Lama, Jean Vanier, and Billy Graham. Here are fascinating anecdotes about these influential people and compelling accounts of the author’s travels around the globe. Perhaps Tom Harpur’s most intimate book, Born Again is a important work of spiritual insight, revelation and renewal.
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Clover's Child

The heartbreaking love story from the number 1 bestseller

Author: Amanda Prowse

Publisher: Head of Zeus

ISBN: 1781854238

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

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From the million-copy bestseller Amanda Prowse, the queen of heartbreak fiction. Amanda Prowse is the author of The Coordinates Of Loss and the no.1 bestsellers Perfect Daughter, My Husband's Wife and What Have I Done? When eighteen-year-old Dot meets Sol, she feels that love has arrived at last. Solomon Arbuthnott is a man who can bring colour and warmth to her drab life in sixties London – and what's more, he is a young, handsome soldier with excellent prospects. Someone who wants to give her everything she has dreamed of. Someone who can promise her blue skies, laughter, sun and always, always love. And for a while, life is truly like a song. They stroll hand-in-hand by the Serpentine, dance cheek-to-cheek in Soho's smoky bars, and begin to plan their idyllic future, growing old together in Sol's ancestral home on the island of St Lucia. But this is 1961. East End girls don't date West Indian boys, let alone fall in love with them and leave the country. They stay at home and live the life their parents planned for them. Even if it leaves them lonelier than they ever thought possible. Even if it rips their heart in two... Reviews for Amanda Prowse: 'Prowse handles her explosive subject with delicate skill ... Deeply moving and inspiring' DAILY MAIL. 'Powerful and emotional family drama that packs a real punch' HEAT. 'A gut wrenching and absolutely brilliant read' IRISH SUN. 'Captivating, heartbreaking, superbly written' CLOSER. 'Very uplifting and positive, but you may still need a box (or two) of tissues' HELLO. 'An emotional, unputdownable read' RED. 'Prowse writes gritty, contemporary stories but always with an uplifting message of hope' SUNDAY INDEPENDENT.
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Der Schwarm

Roman

Author: Frank Schätzing

Publisher: Kiepenheuer & Witsch

ISBN: 3462300261

Category: Fiction

Page: 1008

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Das Meer schlägt zurück – in Frank Schätzings meisterhaftem Thriller erwächst der Menschheit eine unvorstellbare Bedrohung aus den Ozeanen. Frank Schätzing inszeniert die weltweite Auflehnung der Natur gegen den Menschen. Ein globales Katastrophenszenario zwischen Norwegen, Kanada, Japan und Deutschland, und ein Roman voller psychologischer und politischer Dramen mit einem atemberaubenden Schluss. Ein Fischer verschwindet vor Peru, spurlos. Ölbohrexperten stoßen in der norwegischen See auf merkwürdige Organismen, die hunderte Quadratkilometer Meeresboden in Besitz genommen haben. Währenddessen geht mit den Walen entlang der Küste British Columbias eine unheimliche Veränderung vor. Nichts von alledem scheint miteinander in Zusammenhang zu stehen. Doch Sigur Johanson, norwegischer Biologe und Schöngeist, glaubt nicht an Zufälle. Auch der indianische Walforscher Leon Anawak gelangt zu einer beunruhigenden Erkenntnis: Eine Katastrophe bahnt sich an. Doch wer oder was löst sie aus? Während die Welt an den Abgrund gerät, kommen die Wissenschaftler zusammen mit der britischen Journalistin Karen Weaver einer ungeheuerlichen Wahrheit auf die Spur. Das globale Katastrophenszenario, das Frank Schätzing Schritt für Schritt mit beklemmender Logik entfaltet, ist von erschreckender Wahrscheinlichkeit. Es basiert auf so genauen naturwissenschaftlichen und ökologischen Recherchen, dass dieser Roman weit mehr ist als ein großartig geschriebener, spannungsgeladener Thriller. Das Buch stellt mit großer Dringlichkeit die Frage nach der Rolle des Menschen in der Schöpfung. Mit Der Schwarm, seinem sechsten Buch, hat sich der Kölner Bestsellerautor Frank Schätzing in die erste Reihe großer internationaler Thriller-Autoren geschrieben. Ein seltenes Ereignis in der deutschsprachigen Gegenwartsliteratur.
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Making Sense of the Bible

How to Connect With God Through His Word

Author: David Whitehead

Publisher: Baker Books

ISBN: 1441264027

Category: Religion

Page: 176

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I Want to Read the Bible, but Where Do I Start? The Bible can seem like an intimidating book, but it may be easier to understand than you think. Making Sense of the Bible will teach you how to enjoy studying it on your own. David Whitehead has been helping people engage with the Bible for years, including through his popular website, The Daily Bible Verse. The Bible is an incredible gift from God to you, and this brief "user's manual" will teach you how to get the most out of it. Perfect for individual or group use, this book answers basic questions like how to know which Bible version is right for you, and from there introduces you to its stories, people, and major themes. In the end, reading the Bible isn't just about knowledge, it's about connecting with the God who speaks through His Word. Let this engaging book help you hear what He wants to tell you.
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