Juliette sien daarna uit om ’n onderhoud met die bekende liefdesverhaalskrywer Alice Beechman te voer, maar dan besef sy Alice Beechman is eintlik die skuilnaam van ’n man. ’n Baie aantreklike man
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Zoya presteer nie op skool soos haar identiese tweelingsussie Zoe nie. Maar wie gee tog om oor wiskunde en rekeningkunde Dis veel beter om seker te maak sy lyk altyd fantasties op ’n selfie. Dis tog hoe sy Erwee du Rand se oog kan vang.Of is ditWanneer Zoya gekies word as die hoof van die balkomitee, is sy in die wolke oor die kans om tyd saam met Erwee te spandeer. Buitendien, hoe moeilik kan dit nou wees om met ’n begroting te werk Daar is wel ’n paar probleme: die jaloerse Beula, ’n geheimsinnige matchmaker en die feit dat haar pa skielik tienerslengpraat en leer skateboard ry . . .
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Yuval Noah Harari returns in August 2018 with a new book, 21 Lessons for the 21st Century. In bringing his focus to the here and now, Harari will help us to grapple with a world that is increasingly hard to comprehend, encouraging us to focus our minds on the essential questions we should be asking ourselves today. Employing his trademark entertaining and lucid style, Harari will examine some of the world’s most urgent issues, including terrorism, fake news and immigration, as well as turning to more individual concerns, from resilience and humility to meditation.
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Perennial bridesmaid Jane (Katherine Heigl) always puts the needs of others before her own, making her the go-to gal whenever someone needs help with wedding plans. So when Janes younger sister Tess (Malin Akerman) snags the man (Edward Burns) Jane secretly loves, Jane finds herself questioning her role as a wedding junkie for the first time in her life. Meanwhile, a handsome reporter (James Marsden) sees Janes unusual story as his ticket off the bridal beat
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In this sequel to Three Seconds, onetime Swedish government agent Piet Hoff mann is on the run. Only his handler, Erik Wilson, knows he is living in Colombia under a false identity. When a series of events leaves Piet hung out to dry, DCI Ewert Grens, the enemy who Piet once tricked, becomes the only ally he can trust.
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A deliciously dark tale of ambition, seduction and literary theft . . . an ingeniously conceived novel that confirms Boyne as one of the most assured writers of his generation. Hannah Beckerman, Observer*A psychological drama of cat and mouse, A Ladder to the Sky shows how easy it is to achieve the world if you are prepared to sacrifice your soul.If you look hard enough, you can find stories pretty much anywhere. They don’t even have to be your own. Or so would-be writer Maurice Swift decides very early on in his career.A chance encounter in a Berlin hotel with celebrated novelist Erich Ackermann gives him an opportunity to ingratiate himself with someone more powerful than him. For Erich is lonely, and he has a story to tell. Whether or not he should do so is another matter entirely.Once Maurice has made his name, he sets off in pursuit of other people’s stories. He doesn’t care where he finds them – or to whom they belong – as long as they help him rise to the top.Stories will make him famous but they will also make him beg, borrow and steal.They may even make him do worse.
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Peter Guillam, staunch colleague and disciple of George Smiley of the British Secret Service, has retired to the south coast of Brittany when a letter from
his old Service summons him to London. The reason? His Cold War past has come back to claim him. Somebody must be made to pay for innocent blood once spilt in the name of the greater good…
Softcover, 272 pages, 234 x 153 mm
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A grumpy yet loveable man finds his solitary world turned on its head when a boisterous young family moves in next door.Meet Ove. Hes a curmudgeon, the kind of man who points at people he dislikes as if they were burglars caught outside his bedroom window. He has staunch principles, strict routines, and a short fuse. People call him the bitter neighbor from hell, but must Ove be bitter just because he doesnt walk around with a smile plastered to his face all the timeBehind the cranky exterior there is a story and a sadness. So when one November morning a chatty young couple with two chatty young daughters move in next door and accidentally flatten Oves mailbox, it is the lead-in to a comical and heartwarming tale of unkempt cats, unexpected friendship, and the ancient art of backing up a U-Haul. All of which will change one cranky old man and a local residents association to their very foundations
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From the acclaimed author of Astrid & Veronika, a lyrical novel of two sisters bound together by a tragic moment from their past. Maria and Emma have not seen each other since their mother’s funeral two years ago. But now, Emma has come to visit Maria at her house in Spain, an unsettling intrusion on Maria’s quiet and solitary life. Over six days in the seaside town, the sisters cautiously recount the years of their separate adult lives. Their walks through the quiet town and evening talks on the terrace reveal almost more than Maria can deal with, until finally, the sisters confront their unspeakable family history. A Sister in My House is a compelling drama of grief and betrayal, but ultimately it is a story of hope and forgiveness.
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You’re making dinner, waiting for your husband to get home from work. That’s the last thing you remember. You wake up in hospital and are told you were in an accident; you lost control of your car in a dangerous part of town. The police suspect you were up to no good. Your husband refuses to believe it. Your best friend isn’t so sure. And even you don’t know what to believe. – Tess Gerritsen, Bestselling author
Softcover, 304 pages, 234 x 153 mm.
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On a beautiful May morning at New York’s JFK Airport, a routine plane departs for San Francisco. Security agent Bernice Adams finds a postcard of the Golden Gate Bridge bearing an ambiguous message. Who left the postcard behind, which flight is that person on, and what exactly does the message mean Her supervisor dismisses her concerns but she is compelled to contact Homeland Security. As the flight takes off each of the passengers is looking forward to reaching San Francisco, whether it’s for a family reunion, a wedding, or a new way of life. But as it emerges, there’s someone on the flight planning something terrible and these strangers’ lives entwine as they come together to help to avert a tragedy at the eleventh hour. Danielle Steel combines intense action with stories of emotionally rich, intertwined lives. As the plane bears down on its destination of San Francisco, the futures of these strangers will be changed forever by a handful of accidental heroes.
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Toe sesjarige tweeling by die kleuterskool inskryf, raak Alice dadelik op hulle verlief. Die wewenaar-pa, Sean O’Connor, wat lyk soos beneukte Viking-afstammeling, is egter die probleem. Hy en sy perfekte aanstaande glo slegs aan die harde realiteit en nie in Alice se sprokies nie.
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In a dark and brilliant guessing game of a novel – evokingPatricia Highsmith and Agatha Christie – PeterSwanson once again displays his unique gift for lovinglyreprising and refreshing mystery writings greatesttropes.On the eve of his college graduation, Harry is called home by his step-motherAlice, to their house on the Maine coast, following the unexpected death of hisfather.But who really is Alice, his fathers much younger second wife In a brilliantsplit narrative, Peter Swanson teases out the stories and damage that lie in herpast. And as her story entwines with Harrys in the present, things grow increasinglydark and threatening – will Harry be able to see any of it clearlythrough his own confused feelings
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Martiné hou van bont en vrolike uitrustings terwyl Stefan vervelige grys pakke dra. Hy sê sy is ’n hippie en sy meen weer hy is vervelig en verstok. Maar wanneer hy haar soen is verveling glad nie ter sprake nie.
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Hierdie omnibus is ’n samestelling van drie van Thea Holland se vorige Romanzas, Doodgewone wonderwerk, ’n Onverstandige vrou en Bruid in blou.Doodgewone wonderwerk:Elizabeth se erfporsie is daarmee heen en sy moet vir die temperamentele Simon, ’n skrywer, huishou om te oorleef. Dit sukkel maar met die kosmakery. Dalk is ’n huishoudster nie wat hy nodig het nie …’n Onverstandige vrou:Toe Jens Nielsen Laetitia destyds nie wou hê nie, het sy die pad gevat en hulle kind alleen kom grootmaak. Nou gaan sy terug Denemarke toe om Dot se pa vir haar te gee. Maar opnuut tuimel haar kaartehuis ineen.Bruid in blou:Sondagoggend gesels Jess met haar vriendinne oor haar wittebrood wat oor twee weke begin. Haar droomtroue is tot in die fynste besonderhede beplan. Maandagmiddag trou sy in ’n blou rok en met die verkeerde man voor die landdros.
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Achen and Nyakale: twin sisters, separated from childhood to inherit different destinies. In the hope of inheriting a better life, a mother makes the heart-wrenching decision to send one child, Nyakale, to South Africa to be raised by her well-off sister, the child’s aunt, who has no children of her own. The other child, Achen, stays in Uganda to be raised by their mother in a village. An Image in a Mirror is a richly told and deeply intimate African story about the becoming of two young women, who are, the same as much as they are different. When the sisters, at the age of twenty-two, finally cross their respective worlds to meet, how mirrored will each feel about the otherHeralding a new female voice in fiction, An Image in a Mirror is a profound debut novel.
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‘Nobody writes about family tensions better than Joanna Trollope’ GoodHousekeepingAn Unsuitable Match, by number one bestselling author Joanna Trollope, is an auplifting story of love, family and second chances.‘Why on earth, after all you’ve been through, all you’ve survived, all you’veachieved, why do you want to get married?’Rose Woodrowe has just got engaged to Tyler Masson – a wonderful, sensitiveman who is head-over-heels in love with her. The only problem? This isn’t thefirst time for either of them, and their five grown-up children have strongopinions on the matter . . .Like Rose’s daughter, Laura, who remembers her parents’ painful divorce anddoesn’t want to see her mother hurt again. Or the twins, Emmy and Nat, whosimply don’t trust the man their mother has fallen for. Then there’s Tyler’schildren: Seth, too busy with his San Francisco sourdough bakery to get toknow his father’s new partner; and Mallory, the aspiring actress, who is stillwrestling with the issues of her own childhood.Who to listen to? Who to please? Rose and Tyler are determined to get it rightthis time, but in trying to make everyone happy, can they ever be happythemselves?
Softcover, 336 pages, 234 x 153 mm
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Anatomy of a Scandal centres on a high-profile marriage that begins to unravel when the husband is accused of a terrible crime. Sophie is sure her husband, James, is innocent and desperately hopes to protect her precious family from the lies which might ruin them. Kate is the barrister who will prosecute the case – she is equally certain that James is guilty and determined he will pay for his crimes.A high-profile marriage thrust into the spotlight. A wife, determined to keep her family safe, must face a prosecutor who believes justice has been a long time coming. A scandal that will rock Westminster. And the women caught at the heart of it.
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Dit is 1899. Oorlede Simon, Andolet se aanneempa, bemaak haar, soos besitting, as bruid aan onbekende pionierboer, Christian Nitze, woonagtig op sy plaas in die verre Duits-Suid-Wes-Afrika. Sy reis saam met haar diensmeisie, Leila na die vreemde, nuwe land. Christian daag nie op om haar in Walvisbaai te ontmoet nie, maar stuur sy nors neef, Ferdinand, om proksiehuwelik met haar te sluit. Die uitmergelende tog met die ossewaens van Walvisbaai, deur Swakopmund na Windhoek, leer haar oor meer as net die barre Dorsland waardeur hulle trek. Dit laat vlam tussen haar en Ferdinand ontspring, maar dit mag nie. Sy is, ná alles, getroude vrou.Andolet maak vroeg kennis met die onrus tussen die Herero’s en die boere. Dit noop haar en Leila om by Dawid se mense, die Boesmans, in die wildernis te gaan wegkruip totdat Ferdinand haar uiteindelik na Heimat, Christian se plaas, toe vergesel. Haar skuldgevoel toe Christian haar verwelkom, laat haar haar liefde vir Ferdinand sonder sukses onderdruk.Haar lewe is in gevaar toe dit bekend word dat die hoofman van die Herero’s haar wil ontvoer. Die aankoms van haar sogenaamde Franse familie begin egter stadig haar ware identiteit ontbloot.
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