Two by Two

Author: Nicholas Sparks
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781405517522
Release Date: 2016-10-04
Genre: Fiction

From the author of The Notebook and See Me comes a beautiful story of heartbreak, strength and unconditional love that will capture your heart. Sometimes the end is just the beginning . . . Russell Green has it all: a loving family, a successful career and a beautiful house. But underneath his seemingly perfect world, cracks are beginning to appear . . . and no one is more surprised than Russ when the life he took for granted is turned upside down. Finding himself single-handedly caring for his young daughter, while trying to launch his own business, the only thing Russ knows is that he must shelter his little girl from the consequences of these changes. As Russ embarks on this daunting and unexpected new chapter of his life, a chance encounter will challenge him to find a happiness beyond anything he could ever have imagined. Praise for Nicholas Sparks 'Pulls at the heartstrings' Sunday Times 'When it comes to tales about love, Nicholas Sparks is one of the undisputed kings' Heat 'An absorbing page-turner' Daily Mail 'A fiercely romantic and touching tale' Heat on The Longest Ride 'An A-grade romantic read' OK! on Safe Haven 'This one won't leave a dry eye' Daily Mirror on The Lucky One *The breathtaking new love story from Nicholas Sparks, Every Breath, is available to pre-order now*

Morgen kommt ein neuer Himmel

Author: Lori Nelson Spielman
Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag
ISBN: 9783104024790
Release Date: 2014-03-27
Genre: Fiction

Können Träume glücklich machen? Eine Mutter zeigt ihrer Tochter den Weg, ihre wahren Träume zu verwirklichen. Ein berührender Roman über die eine Liebe, die uns ein Leben lang nicht verlässt. Wer verscheucht die Monster aus unseren Albträumen? Wer tröstet uns bei Liebeskummer? Und wer kennt uns besser, als wir uns selber kennen? Als Brett 14 Jahre alt war, hatte sie noch große Pläne für ihr Leben, festgehalten auf einer Liste mit Lebenszielen. Heute, mit 34 Jahren, ist die Liste vergessen und Brett mit dem zufrieden, was sie hat: einen Freund, einen Job, eine schicke Wohnung. Doch als ihre Mutter Elizabeth stirbt, taucht die Liste wieder auf: Aus dem Mülleimer gefischt, hat ihre Mutter die Liste aufgehoben, und deren Erfüllung zur Bedingung gemacht, damit Brett ihr Erbe erhält – und zwar innerhalb von 12 Monaten. Aber Brett ist nicht mehr das Mädchen von damals. Ein Baby bekommen? Das hat sie schon lange ad acta gelegt. Ein Pferd kaufen? In ihrer Wohnung sind nicht mal Haustiere erlaubt. Eine gute Beziehung zu ihrem Vater aufbauen? Ha – der ist seit sieben Jahren tot. Sich verlieben? Die einzig wahre, große Liebe gibt es doch nur im Film. Um sie bei der Erfüllung ihrer Ziele zu unterstützen, hat ihre Mutter Brett mehrere Briefe hinterlassen. Wütend, enttäuscht und verletzt liest Brett den ersten Brief – und ist überwältigt von der liebevollen und fürsorglichen Nachricht ihrer Mutter, die gespürt hat, dass Brett in ihrem Leben nicht glücklich ist. Die Briefe ihrer Mutter rufen Brett dazu auf, ihre Träume nicht aufzugeben und ihr Leben in die Hand zu nehmen – denn nur sie selbst kann es ändern ... Kann Elizabeth ihrer Tochter dabei helfen, sich selbst wiederzufinden?

Whenever You Come Around

Author: Robin Lee Hatcher
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 9781401687700
Release Date: 2015-05-12
Genre: Fiction

Just when Charity’s wild imagination failed her, a flesh-and-blood hero walked into her life. Best-selling author Charity Anderson returns to her hometown of Kings Meadow to defeat a bad case of writer's block. She imagines she’ll spend a lonely summer writing and then return to her home in Boise. She soon finds herself caring for Buck Malone, a wilderness guide—and the object of her unrequited teenage crush. But what else can she do? Her dog Cocoa caused the accident that left Buck with a broken ankle and wrist, taking him off the trail for weeks of prime tourist-season work. Buck and Charity have gone different ways since high school, and at first it seems they have little in common. Buck loves the simple, low-key life he's made for himself in the mountains of Idaho, and she’s a woman accustomed to the faster, bustling pace of the city. But spending so much time together has Buck hoping to change her mind about staying in the small town she thought she'd left behind for good. It’s a summer for discovering that young love is a spark not soon extinguished.

You ll Think of Me

Author: Robin Lee Hatcher
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 9780718085957
Release Date: 2017-04-11
Genre: Fiction

In a small town in Idaho's idyllic wine country where the past looms large, can two people realize their individual dreams for the future . . . together? Abandoned once too often, Brooklyn Meyers never intended to return to Thunder Creek, Idaho. Her hometown holds too many memories of heartache and rejection. But when her estranged husband Chad Hallston dies and leaves his family home and acreage to her and their ten-year-old daughter Alycia, it's an opportunity to change their lives for the better—a chance Brooklyn can't pass up, for Alycia's sake if not her own. Derek Johnson, Chad's best friend since boyhood, isn't keen on the return of Brooklyn Meyers to Thunder Creek. He still blames her for leading his friend astray. And now she has ruined his chance to buy the neighboring ten acres that would have allowed him to expand his organic farm. To add insult to injury, Chad's dying request was that Derek become the father to Alycia that Chad never was. How can he keep that promise without also spending time with the girl's mother? Brought together by unexpected circumstances, Derek and Brooklyn must both confront challenges to their dreams and expectations. He must overcome long held misconceptions about Brooklyn, while she must learn to trust someone other than herself. And if they can do it, they just might discover that God has something better in mind than either of them ever imagined.

Who I Am with You

Author: Robin Lee Hatcher
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 9780785219279
Release Date: 2018-12-11
Genre: Fiction

For these two broken hearts, the first step toward love will be a huge leap of faith. Jessica Mason isn’t looking for love when she meets Ridley Chesterfield. Instead she is still reeling from the tragic, unexpected loss of her husband and daughter—and awaiting the arrival of her unborn child. Harboring the secret of her husband’s betrayal, her pain is deeper than anyone knows. Ridley Chesterfield is hiding out in Hope Springs, Idaho, avoiding a political scandal and the barrage of false media headlines that have tarnished his good name. The last thing Ridley wants is a relationship—but when fate leads Ridley to form a friendship with his reclusive and pregnant neighbor, he wonders if this small-town hideout might be more of a long-term destination. When Jessica begins to read her great-grandfather’s Bible, she finds a connection with a man she never knew. Somehow the verses he marked and the words he wrote in the margins open her heart to healing. And as Ridley and Jessica help each other forgive the people who have wronged them, they must decide if the past will define them or if they will choose to love again. Who I Am With You weaves together a modern-day romance with Jessica’s great-grandfather’s story from the 1930s, reminding us that some truths can cross generations and that faith has the power to transform families forever.

The Dreammaker

Author: Judith Stacy
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 9781459251014
Release Date: 2011-07-15
Genre: Fiction

Kaitlin Jeffers Had Big Dreams Dreams that would take her far beyond a delapidated store in the middle of nowhere. And if she couldn't banish the memory of Tripp Callihan's melting kisses, or fight her growing feelings for his impish little boy, she was going to wind up in his one-horse town forever! How his search for a life filled with ordinary pleasures had led him to join forces with a woman like Kaitlin Jeffers, Tripp would never figure out. But he knew for a fact that whatever happened next, he'd try his best to make himself and his son a part of Kaitlin's dreams….

Love Without End

Author: Robin Lee Hatcher
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 9781401687687
Release Date: 2014-11-25
Genre: Fiction

For two single parents with bruised hearts, it’ll take more than a little courage to get back on the horse when it comes to love. Kimberly Welch lost her husband to a heart attack in the blink of an eye. But she’s losing her daughter slowly, in the day-to-day tension. In three difficult years, Kimberly has gone from Seattle socialite to Kings Meadow charity case, and her daughter is not responding well to the changes. She’s becoming a sullen, cantankerous teen. Chet Leonard lost his teenage son in a car accident. Then his wife abandoned him and their two remaining boys. He tries to keep his mind on the family ranch, but if the last two years have taught him anything, it’s that sometimes you just have to let the memories hurt. Let the memories hurt, and leave well enough alone. But when Chet volunteers to help tame Kimberly’s daughter’s horse, everyone gets more than they bargained for . . . especially when eighty-four-year-old Anna McKenna shows up. Nana Anna has reappeared in Kings Meadow after decades away, bringing with her the magnetism and transformative joy that come from a life well lived . . . just the kind of magic that a couple of unlucky-in-love single parents need to conjure up a little courage and raise a new family from the ashes of tragedy. "Hatcher crafts a lovely installment of the Kings Meadow Romance and readers will want more of the Idaho ranchers. It takes us into the healing power of horses and God's ability to create community where it is most needed." —Romantic Times, 4-1/2 star review

Esther das Wunderschwein

Author: Steve Jenkins
Publisher: btb Verlag
ISBN: 9783641201357
Release Date: 2016-09-12
Genre: Fiction

Als eine Bekannte den Tierfreund Steve Jenkins fragte, ob er nicht ein Minischwein adoptieren wolle, wusste Steve, dass sein Lebensgefährte Derek nicht gerade begeistert sein würde. Dennoch willigte er ein, sich des süßen kleinen Ferkels anzunehmen. Eine Entscheidung, die Dereks und sein Leben für immer verändern sollte. Denn rein gar nichts an Esther war »Mini« – in drei Jahren wurde sie zu einem ausgewachsenen Hausschwein von 335 Kilo. Doch trotz aller Schwierigkeiten und einer Menge buchstäblicher »Schweinereien« liebten die beiden Esther: nur wie sollte es in ihrer Stadtwohnung mitten in Toronto mit der tierischen WG weitergehen? Wieder fassten sie einen weitreichenden Entschluss: per Crowdfunding finanzierten sie ein Gnadenhof-Projekt für ehemalige Nutztiere. Heute leben sie mit Esther und vielen anderen tierischen Freunden auf dem Land in Ontario im Happily Ever Esther Farm Sanctuary.

The Last True Lovestory

Author: Brendan Kiely
Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE
ISBN: 9783732548330
Release Date: 2017-08-25
Genre: Fiction

Die Liebe findet jeden THE LAST TRUE LOVESTORY ist eine gefühlvoll erzählte Geschichte, in der es neben der Bedeutung von Familie vor allem darum geht, sich zu verlieben. Am meisten berührten mich die besonderen, die leisen Momente, die gleichzeitig ein ganzes Leben verändern können. (Ava Dellaira, Autorin von LOVE LETTERS TO THE DEAD) Der 17-jährige Teddy hat ein besonders enges Verhältnis zu seinem Großvater. Und so kann er ihm den Wunsch nicht abschlagen, ihn nach New York zu begleiten, um ein letztes Mal die Kirche zu betreten, in der er seiner bereits verstorbenen Frau das Jawort gegeben hat. Nur wie sollen die beiden von Los Angeles dorthin kommen? Da kommt Teddy Corrina in den Sinn. Das gleichaltrige Mädchen, eine Straßenmusikerin, besitzt einen Führerschein, nur hatte Teddy bisher nicht den Mut, seiner heimlichen Schwärmerei Taten folgen zu lassen. Jetzt ist seine Chance. Kurze Zeit später befindet sich das ungleiche Trio tatsächlich auf dem Weg, und während der Großvater von seiner vergangenen großen Liebe erzählt, funkt es auch zwischen Teddy und Corrina ...

The Girl in the Letter the Most Gripping Heartwrenching Page Turner of the Year

Author: EMILY. GUNNIS
Publisher: Headline Review
ISBN: 1472255097
Release Date: 2019-04-04
Genre:

Read her letter. Remember her story... Gripping. Mesmerising. Haunting. Heart-breaking. Once you've heard her story, you will never forget The Girl in the Letter. Perfect for fans of Kate Morton, Rachel Hore and Kathryn Hughes, this page-turning, moving novel of separation and long-buried secrets will stay with you for ever. In the winter of 1956 pregnant young Ivy is sent in disgrace to St Margaret's, a home for unmarried mothers in the south of England, run by nuns, to have her child. Her baby daughter is adopted. Ivy will never leave. Sixty years later, journalist Samantha stumbles upon a series of letters from Ivy to her lover, pleading with him to rescue her from St Margaret's before it is too late. As Sam pieces together Ivy's tragic story, terrible secrets about St Margaret's dark past begin to emerge. What happened to Ivy, to her baby, and to the hundreds of children born in the home? What links a number of mysterious, sudden deaths in the area? And why are those who once worked at St Margaret's so keen that the truth should never be told? As Sam unpicks the sinister web of lies surrounding St Margaret's, she also looks deep within - to confront some unwelcome truths of her own...

Two Weddings and a Baby

Author: Scarlett Bailey
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781448176823
Release Date: 2014-06-19
Genre: Fiction

From reluctant bridesmaid, to accidental mother... Tamsyn Thorne has not been back to her home town of Poldore for five long years. But now her brother, Ruan, is about to get married and she has no excuses left. Her plans to arrive in Cornwall looking chic and successful are dashed when a huge storm turns her from fashion goddess to a drowned rat. Worse, she ends up insulting the local hunky vicar – and then finds a tiny baby abandoned in his churchyard...

Nah und Fern

Author: Nicholas Sparks
Publisher: Heyne Verlag
ISBN: 9783641134990
Release Date: 2013-12-02
Genre: Fiction

Voller Erwartungen machen sich Nicholas Sparks und sein Bruder Micah 2003 auf eine Weltreise. Was als Urlaub beginnt, wird schon bald ein bewegendes Eintauchen in die Erinnerung – in die dramatische Geschichte ihrer Familie, die durch den tragischen Tod der Eltern und der Schwester allzu früh zerrissen wurde. Diese außergewöhnlichen Memoiren bieten einmalige Einblicke in das Leben des Bestsellerautors.

Oliver s Story

Author: Erich Segal
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780062130129
Release Date: 2011-11-01
Genre: Fiction

Oliver Barrett IV found his true soulmate when he met and fell in love with Jenny Cavilleri. Their love was magical, exhilarating . . . and though heartbreakingly brief, it was enough to last a lifetime. Or so Oliver told himself. Two years have passed since Jenny was taken from him, and Oliver truly believes he will never love again. Then one day, Marcie—beautiful and mysterious—enters his world . . . and suddenly the future holds a golden new promise. The poignant and unforgettable sequel to the beloved classic Love Story is a beautiful tale of one man's journey out of the lonely darkness of grief and back into love's warm embrace— a story that will capture your heart as only Erich Segal can.

The Second Love of My Life

Author: Victoria Walters
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9781472229311
Release Date: 2016-04-07
Genre: Fiction

*AN AMAZON RISING STAR* Victoria Walters' debut novel is a powerful tale of love, grief and survival, perfect for fans of Cecelia Ahern, Lucy Dillon and Miranda Dickinson. 'Brilliant and superior women's fiction' Heat In the Cornish town of Talting, everyone is famous for something. Until recently Rose was known for many things: her infectious positivity; her unique artistic talent; and her devotion to childhood sweetheart Lucas. But two years ago that changed in one unthinkable moment. Now, Rose is known for being the young woman who became a widow aged just twenty-four. Though Rose knows that life must go on, the thought of carving out a new future for herself is one she can barely entertain. Until a newcomer, Robert, arrives in Talting for the summer... Can Rose allow herself the chance to love again? Get lost in Victoria Walters' immensely touching debut novel, and discover a world that will capture your imagination and heart. Readers are falling in love with THE SECOND LOVE OF MY LIFE: 'A beautiful story - full of heart' Giovanna Fletcher 'An emotional read' Daily Mail 'A wonderful love story' Heat 'A sobtastic story' Red Online 'Just darn brilliant' Look 'Brilliant and superior women's fiction' Heat 'A moving debut' Sun 'A well-written, heart-wrenching read' Best 'Heartbreaking and heart-awakening' Lisa Dickenson *New Magazine BOOK OF THE WEEK*

The John Carlos Story

Author: Dave Zirin
Publisher: Haymarket Books
ISBN: 9781608461332
Release Date: 2011-10-04
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

2012 NAACP Image Award Nominee for Outstanding Literary Work—Biography/Autobiography "A powerful and poignant memoir."—Cornel West, from the foreword "John Carlos is an American hero. And finally he has written a memoir to tell us his story—and a powerful story it is. I couldn't put this book down."—Michael Moore Seen around the world, John Carlos and Tommie Smith's Black Power salute on the 1968 Olympic podium sparked controversy and career fallout. Yet their show of defiance remains one of the most iconic images of Olympic history and the Black Power movement. Here is the remarkable story of one of the men behind the salute, lifelong activist John Carlos. John Carlos is a former track and field athlete and professional football player, and a founding member of the Olympic Project for Human Rights. He won the bronze medal in the 200-meter race at the 1968 Olympics, where his Black Power salute on the podium with Tommie Smith caused much political controversy. Dave Zirin is the author of four books, including Bad Sports: How Owners are Ruining the Games We Love, A Peoples' History of Sports in the United States, and What's My Name, Fool?