The Competent Woman by Janette Lawler

By Janette Lawler

Synopsis:
Arlene Davis is operating clear of her existence in Sydney. considering that she used to be six, she has watched over her more youthful half-sister, Helena. Now Helena Boyd is a well-known singer who is also a drug and intercourse addict, and it sounds as if Arlene is the one person who can preserve her functioning.

But Arlene has had adequate. Helena stole Arlene’s fiancé after which dumped him. the guy ended up committing suicide.

Arlene has continuously believed her mom died whilst she used to be 5. Buried thoughts of her previous have taken her to a brand new lifestyles in Beckford, a small city in New South Wales, the place she turns into the housekeeper for a relatives who continue to exist Beckford Station. There she's going to watch over 14-year-old twins who've been so obnoxious to prior housekeepers that their father is desperate.

The domicile explanations déjà vu for Arlene and it turns into her myth condo. Arlene discovers greater than she bargained for within the city of Beckford, as she unearths a few long-lost relations and previous kin secrets.

About the Author:
Janette Lawler calls herself a past due bloomer. From age ten, she has advised and written down tales. “Sometimes i might write to get out soreness and emotions of inadequacy. Then i might spoil it. i used to be mentioned less than the guideline, ‘What will other folks examine us?’ So my desires weren’t allowed. Now I don’t care what folks imagine. So might be now my goals will come to something.” She is an avid photographer and lives together with her kin in Queensland, Australia.

Publisher’s web site: http://sbpra.com/JanetteLawler

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Cologne by Sarah Pleydell

By Sarah Pleydell

London, l960: Renate von Hasselmann, a nineteen-year-old German au pair, arrives at Victoria Station ready to satisfy her new fees, Caroline and Maggie Whitaker. but she is ill-prepared for his or her mom and dad: the mum, Helen, understands extra approximately Nazi Germany than Renate does, and the daddy, Jack, disarms Renate along with his quicksilver attraction. In Sarah Pleydell's debut novel Cologne (FUZE Publishing; October, 2012), formative years and heritage collide, blurring the differences among sufferer and victor, damage and redemption. With smooth humor, Pleydell provides a portrait of a kin at the cusp of serious social switch, whereas reminding us that the traumas of conflict revisit the youngsters of the peace.

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Er (German Edition) by Erika Pluhar

By Erika Pluhar

Erika Pluhar beschreibt die Reise eines Mannes zu sich selbst.

Emil Windhacker ist ein Mann in den besten Jahren. Karrierebewusst, sportlich, immer in guter Gesellschaft genießt er sein Leben in vollen Zügen. Doch ein Laborbefund und ein ihm neues Gefühl von Schwäche und Versagen lassen ihn nachdenklich werden. Bedeutet dieser Befund sein Todesurteil? Als Emil der Schauspielerin Marie Liebner begegnet, überstürzen sich die Ereignisse...

Erika Pluhar beschreibt drei Tage im Leben eines Mannes. Aus der subjektiven Perspektive Emils vollzieht Pluhar eine punktgenaue Abrechnung mit der männlichen Sicht auf die großen Lebensthemen Liebe, Krankheit und Tod. Poetisch, humorvoll, erzählerisch dicht und zutiefst berührend schildert die Autorin die Geschichte einer späten Einsicht.

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Among the Zinnias by Linda Fagioli-Katsiotas

By Linda Fagioli-Katsiotas

Come and commute among the Italian island of Incompresso and the small American city of Robin's Nest. adventure ardour, sorrow, laughter and love in a story that might carry your center and spark your wish to be aware of what's taking place . . . one of the Zinnias!

Eighty-five-year-old Giovanna Boeri awaits the go back of her daughter, Angelina, from the USA. She can't comprehend why Angelina has left their small island whilst it comprises every thing a person may ever wish. Giovanna is suffering to deal with her ill husband who's beset via thoughts of struggle and homicide, one he, himself, has devoted yet knows too past due that it truly is his grandson, Rocco, who can pay the fee.

As Giovanna involves phrases together with her husband's deteriorating , she realizes she will be able to not anticipate him to make judgements, nor can she look forward to her personal destiny to be made up our minds by way of Angelina.

Angelina, along with her husband, Pasquale, is suffering in Robin's Nest to take care of a pizzeria. Their son, Rocco, has simply been published from an Italian criminal after having served ten years. instead of have him go back to their small island, they have acquired the pizzeria in hopes of giving Rocco a brand new starting in a brand new situation. The pizzeria is meant to be their catalyst to a cheerful life.

But lifestyles infrequently follows one's expectancies . . .

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Bewitching Birthday (Welcome to Keystone Book 2) by Stephanie Peterson

By Stephanie Peterson

Bewitching Birthday is the second one novel within the Welcome to Keystone sequence. the radical happens in October round the time of Halloween, and the most characters are dealing with the demanding situations of being forgotten, studying their actual identities and morals, and an upcoming election that threatens to throw the complete city into turmoil!

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Kaitlin Lawrence is ready to show fourteen yet is saddened by way of the truth that nobody turns out to recollect that Halloween is her birthday. notwithstanding, whilst the massive day arrives, Kaitlin will obtain either sturdy and undesirable surprises.
Dennis Lawrence is compelled right into a very aggressive crusade race while Lucifer Riches returns to Keystone to run opposed to him within the election for mayor. Will Dennis’s honest and sort recognition be adequate to aid him preserve the electorate’ votes, or will Lucifer’s strategies flip them opposed to their depended on mayor?
Realizing that he'll by no means thoroughly slot in to his family’s international, Gerard Riches makes a decision to pursue a friendship with Loretta Nander, his nanny’s daughter. Will this newfound companionship ultimately aid him locate his position, or will he simply detect that he doesn’t belong in Loretta’s common global either?Ever considering the fact that she came across the genuine personalities of Cahuenga Riches and her associates, Caterina Lawrence has been waiting for one other assault. while her fears come to existence, a sequence of back-and-forth retaliation effects, ultimately resulting in the last word showdown among Cahuenga and Johnny Lawrence.

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Der Gesang der Schranktür: Roman (August von Goethe by Dorothea Speyer-Heise

By Dorothea Speyer-Heise

„Alle schwärmen von ihrer unbeschwerten Kindheit – warum gelingt mir das nicht?" So fragt sich Elisabeth und begibt sich auf die Suche nach Antworten. Geboren einige Jahre nach dem Ende der Hitlerzeit, fühlt sie sich dennoch als Opfer des Zweiten Weltkrieges. Die Kriegserlebnisse ihrer Eltern, die Armut der ersten Jahre im Nachkriegsdeutschland, die Strenge ihres Vaters – das alles hat sie geprägt und belastet sie noch als Erwachsene. Erst allmählich gelingt es ihr, sich von den Schatten ihrer Vergangenheit zu lösen und sich mit ihrer Kindheit auszusöhnen.

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Finding Buttercup by Theresa Jane

By Theresa Jane

About Finding Buttercup
Desperately unmarried, morbidly overweight and glued in a useless finish task, Jenna does not notice her existence is set to get extra interesting. 

Drunk, suggest and adventuresome x-boyfriend Sven has saddled her with extra accountability than she may well ever imagine. 

Most humans may run from a hell-bent 1400 pound stallion and the surprising accountability for a bit lady named Josie, yet Jenna brings her relations again jointly, sharing tasks and strengthening either herself and people round her. strangely, her new demanding situations make her more desirable, and Jenna learns to upward thrust above her circumstances. 

About the Author
Theresa Jane is an artist now settled in Portland, Oregon. She spent her childhood touring and residing within the united states (mainly Marietta, Georgia) and Germany. She has a Bachelor of good Arts (BFA). whilst now not writing, she is growing visible artwork, stitching, making a song and spending time along with her cat and canine. She likes to sing jazz, hike, motorbike, camp, write, aid her family and think of nature.

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Parting Words by Cass Moriarty

By Cass Moriarty

Daniel Whittaker has left a few strange directions in his will: to ensure that his 3 teenagers to get their proportion of the inheritance, they need to hand-deliver twelve letters he has left together with his legal professional. What value did those strangers need to their father?
Kelly, the youngest of the 3, is intrigued by means of what they could know about Daniel. For Richard, in spite of the fact that, the workout turns out futile, specifically while he has his personal secrets and techniques to conceal. And Evonne remains to be nursing her grief over her mom and dad' perspective to her sexuality.
As Daniel's kids perform his final needs, each one of them needs to confront their long-held photos in their father, and reassess their dating with him. What they become aware of approximately his legacy will switch their lives.

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Dove eravamo rimasti? (Italian Edition) by Claudio Pulicati

By Claudio Pulicati

Una galleria di ricordi, di esperienze vissute in gioventù, di riflessioni sui costumi passati e sulle abitudini di vita. Sullo sfondo Roma, l. a. sua magia unica, un quartiere tra tutti, con i suoi visi conosciuti e i suoi luoghi celebri. In Dove eravamo rimasti? c’è un intero mondo raccontato, che Claudio Pulicati miscela come un “barman esperto della parola”, servendo di volta in volta ai lettori storie sulla musica, sul ballo, sulla passione in keeping with le figurine, sui giochi di strada, sugli scioglilingua, e naturalmente sull’amore. L’ultima parte poi è un tributo ai piatti tipici della cucina romana (casalinghi e non solo da “osteria”), dagli antipasti alle pastasciutte, dai secondi ai dolci, con tanto di ricettario, observe storiche e poesie dei maggiori interpreti della tradizione popolare romanesca. Considerazioni serie e battute di spirito si alternano in un libro piacevole da leggere, che può essere sfogliato volendo anche in step with argomenti, e che stupirà ogni volta in step with l. a. sua energia.

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When Everything Good Comes by Oluwakemi Omowaire,Kelechi Uzor

By Oluwakemi Omowaire,Kelechi Uzor

a piece so considerate and unique, enticing and richly pleasurable. while every little thing sturdy Comes follows the lifetime of Molebi, a baby who lives together with her older sisters and their mom in Ketu, a decrease category payment in Lagos, Nigeria. It’s a coming of age tale of Molebi who narrates the invention of herself and the struggles of an all-female loved ones in patriarchal Nigeria. Molebi grew up with out her father who left the kin in wish of a male baby and looking for one other girl who may possibly endure him one. His abandonment of his spouse and daughters threw them into squalor and distress. yet Molebi’s mom, proud and powerful was firm to stroll via partitions to fend for her 3 daughters and pay for his or her schooling. quickly, every little thing solid starts to return for the relatives. because the soreness of the struggles start to put on off, and because the kin starts off to sigh in aid, the lengthy absent father walks in in the course of the door.

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