"SOMETIMES YOU STUMBLE ACROSS A TREASURE WHEN YOU'RE LOOKING FOR SOMETHING ELSE ENTIRELY." #1 New York Times bestselling author Susan Wiggs brings readers to the lush abundance of Sonoma county in a novel of sisters, friendship and how memories are woven like a spell around us. Tess Delaney makes a living restoring stolen treasures to their rightful owners. People like Annelise Winther, who refuses to sell her long-gone mother's beloved necklace—despite Tess's advice. To Annelise, the jewel's value is in its memories. But Tess's own history is filled with gaps: a father she never met, a mother who spent more time traveling than with her daughter. So Tess is shocked when she discovers the g...
The ten stories included here are 'Swan Lake', 'The Sleeping Beauty', 'Cinderella', 'Gisele', 'Coppelia', 'The Nutcracker', 'Petrouchka', 'Romeo and Juliet', 'La Sylphide', and 'The Firebird'. Each one evokes the excitement of a night at the ballet."
In the Orchard was written in the year 1923 by Virginia Woolf. This book is one of the most popular novels of Virginia Woolf, and has been translated into several other languages around the world. This book is published by Booklassic which brings young readers closer to classic literature globally.
A warm evening in Oxrun Station—a lovely time for a picnic. If only they hadn't chosen to visit the orchard … It was the last lovely time. The first death seems to be an accident. But there's no doubt about the suicide, or the mutilation murder, or the horror that seizes the movie theater, or the terror that inhabits the hospital … All are the fruits of that night in the orchard.
British weather is always unpredictable, but the Spring of 1980 was something else entirely - snow, hail, floods, drought and sometimes the whole ticket. Trucks were overturned, motorways closed, trees uprooted, crops flattened. When the sun finally rose on Stickle Island - stuck out there, a mile off Dymchurch in County Kent - six bales of primo marijuana had washed up on shore.Stickle Island follows the island's myriad residents as they come up with a (not entirely agreed upon) plan to form a co-op and use the profit from pot sales to save the island's only ferry, which, thanks to the miserly Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, has just been placed on the chopping block. There's hot-tempered...
Immerse yourself in this captivating romance from the author of Anne of Green Gables. Young teacher Eric Marshall is granted a position on Prince Edward Island and falls in love with a beautiful, mysterious girl named Kilmeny, who is unable to speak. Although she comes to feel the same way about Eric, Kilmeny refuses his advances, wanting to spare him the difficulty of spending a lifetime with a wife who is less than perfect. Will the young lovers find a way around this obstacle?
A true story, leaving his family in South Africa in 1972, Shimon travels to Israel. He plans to learn the language, sleep with as many gorgeous girls as possible, join the army, and live for the day. But a chance encounter with a beguiling woman on the bus impacts his future far more than he could have imagined. Shimon understands that at this time in history, as long as there are terrorists, Israel will never sleep in peace; it is a nation always fighting for survival. Fit and fast, he earns high praise from his superiors in the army; his personality and skills make him a perfect candidate for becoming an agent with the Shin Bet Israel’s Security Agency, a position where life and death situations are routine. Telling a tale of action, adventure, deception, and romance, The Apple Orchard follows Shimon as he works covertly with Shin Bet to protect the religious freedoms in the Holy Land of Israel. The enemy fears Shimon and women love him, but his love for his country is the greatest love affair of them all.
Love unicorns? Enjoy talent shows? Pick up this book and laugh yourself horse. Chloe Crocodile is preparing for a talent show - and not just any talent show. The prize is a Big Sparkly Mellow Yellow Unicorn, and Chloe MUST have it. To win, she must make the best rainbow unicorn cake, the best magic castle, the best fairy unicorn outfit AND give the perfect performance on her unicycle. Chloe is confident she can win. Until Veronica arrives ... A delightfully funny, stylish book with the message that friendship is more important than anything - even unicorns! Praise for Tiger in a Tutu: "The saga of Max and his determination to get on the stage reads something like a fun version of Billy Elliot . . . engagingly romantic." Independent