Hieman ujo Anne matkustaa kesäleirille, jonka osallistujat ja hevoset ovat kaikki tälle uusia tuttavuksia. Huonekavereiksi hänelle on määrätty stadilainen punkkari Birgit ja hiljainen Mia.
Leirillä on myös hienosteleva Petra, joka komentelee muita eikä halua tehdä siivoushommia kuten muut leiriläiset. Sen lisäksi Annen ensimmäisen... Read more »
When Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert of Green Gables send for a boy orphan to help them out at their farm, they mistakenly get Anne Shirley, a feisty, independent, but warm-hearted eleven-year-old girl. Fortunately, her sunny nature and quirky imagination win the hearts of her reluctant foster parents and everyone in the community. But not a day... Read more »
Anne Shirley, the orphan child who brings happiness and love into the lives of her foster family, is one of the most beloved heroines in all of literature. This wildly imaginative, red-headed chatterbox tries to fit into the narrow confines of Victorian expectations, but her exuberant spirit keeps leaping delightfully beyond the bounds.
When Anne of Brittany's father dies in 1488, she becomes Duchess of Brittany, her country's ruler at age eleven. For the next three years, the unmarried, orphaned duchess is pursued by suitors while Brittany is invaded by its larger, more powerful neighbor of France. With no other way out, at age fourteen she agrees to marry Charles VIII, King... Read more »
After receiving a distressing letter from a friend, Lady Anne Addison wastes no time in traveling to Yorkshire to offer whatever help she can. She has no idea what she'll find there, but she certainly wasn't expecting to be met by tales of a werewolf terrorizing the area—nor the dead body she discovers upon arriving. Driven by curiosity and a... Read more »
The sun-drenched Caribbean island of Guadeloupe is technically part of France, subject to French law and loyal to the French Republic. But in 1980, the scars of colonialism are still fresh, and ethnic tensions and political unrest seethe just below the surface of everyday life. French-Algerian judge Anne Marie Laveaud relocated to this beautiful... Read more »
Anne saapuu pikkusiskonsa Katjan kanssa kesäksi mummolaan. Kesävieraaksi olisi tulossa myös hänen kaverinsa ratsastusleiriltä, punkkaritukkainen Birgit eli Takku.
Tylsyydelle ei tässä kesässä ole tilaa laisinkaan. On villiä takaa-ajoa, kun Anne ja Takku löytävät aasin ratsastusretkellään ja vievät sen takaisin kotiin. On mysteerimies... Read more »
Anne, Duchess of Brittany, is the love of King Louis XII of France's life. Too bad he's already married. While his annulment proceedings create Europe's most sensational scandal of 1498, Anne returns to Brittany to take back control of her duchy that her late husband, Charles VIII, King of France, had wrested from her.
At age twenty-one, Anne is... Read more »
At sixteen, Anne Shirley is almost grown up. Her gray eyes shine like evening stars, but her red hair is still as peppery as her temper. In the years since she arrived at Green Gables as a freckle-faced orphan, she has earned the love of the people of Avonlea—and a reputation for getting into scrapes. But when Anne begins her job as the new... Read more »
In the first sequel to Anne of Green Gables, Lucy Maud Montgomery's feisty, redheaded heroine is now sixteen and a schoolteacher in the small village of Avonlea on Prince Edward Island. Although older, Anne Shirley isn't necessarily wiser—and she hasn't outgrown her mischievous ways. Anne learns how complicated life can be when she takes two new... Read more »
Fleeing the attentions of the handsome and commanding Marquess of Darkefell, Lady Anne Addison arrives on the doorstep of a dear friend seeking nothing but rest and relaxation, but soon finds herself putting her investigative talents to work after a sighting of the Barbary Ghost. Always a skeptic of the supernatural, Lady Anne immediately... Read more »
April 1990, Guadeloupe: The body white female French tourist has been discovered on a nudist beach. The victim's remains offer no clues about her final hours. What turned this woman's vacation in paradise into a final nightmare? French-Algerian judge Anne Marie Laveau is assigned the high-profile case as a top priority. As always, the story of a... Read more »
In Anne of Green Gables, delightful, unpredictable Anne Shirley captured the hearts of girls around the world. Now, this charming heroine returns in the further adventures of Anne of Avonlea. Avonlea is the prettiest little town on Prince Edward Island, which is the prettiest island in all of Canada. Years ago, Anne came to Prince Edward Island... Read more »
Finally home in Kent after her recent adventures in Yorkshire and Cornwall, Lady Anne Addison is shocked to spy her erstwhile suitor, the Marquess of Darkefell, skulking around the gypsy camps near her property. Outraged that he has followed her there, she writes a scathing letter to him and his family, which brings Darkefell—and his denials... Read more »
Free-spirited and irrepressible, Anne Shirley has a beautiful way of looking at the world. In this third volume of the Anne of Green Gables series, Anne dreams of the woman she hopes to be when she decides to leave her beloved Prince Edward Island for college. She is eager for new adventure but faces difficult choices involving her secret... Read more »
Anne Shirley, the curious waif who changed Green Gables forever, is beloved by generations of girls. Now the irrepressible Anne has grown into a lovely young woman. Leaving the tranquility of her home on Prince Edward Island, she begins a new life as a freshman at Redmond College. As Anne journeys into a wider world, she faces the tantalizing... Read more »
New adventures lie ahead as Anne Shirley packs her bags, waves good-bye to childhood, and heads for Redmond College. With old friend Prissy Grant waiting in the bustling city of Kingsport and frivolous new pal Philippa Gordon at her side, Anne tucks her memories of rural Avonlea away and discovers life on her own terms, filled with... Read more »
Fans of the Lady Julia Grey Mysteries will love this all-new Lady Anne Addison Mystery from Victoria Hamilton . . .
While in Bath preparing for her upcoming marriage to Lord Darkefell, Lady Anne learns of a profoundly accurate mystic working in town whose uncanny predictions have stunned the gullible and the skeptical alike. Certain there's a... Read more »
In this continuation of the Anne of Green Gables series, Anne’s true love, Gilbert Blythe, is finally a doctor. In the sunshine of the old orchard, among their dearest friends, they are about to speak their vows. Soon the happy couple will be bound for a new life together in their house of dreams, on the misty purple shores of Four Winds... Read more »
Acclaimed author L.M. Montgomery continues the story of Anne of Green Gables and Anne of Avonlea in Anne's House of Dreams. Anne and Gilbert move to Four Winds Harbor to start their new life together. The young married couple buys their dream house, encounters new adventures and makes new friends. Barbara Caruso's entertaining narration brings... Read more »
Anne Shirley's childhood sweetheart, Gilbert Blythe, is finally a doctor, and in the old orchard, among their dearest friends, he and Anne speak their vows. The first year of marriage brings them new friends and their own dream house on the misty purple shores of Four Winds Harbour.
A new life means fresh problems to solve—and fresh surprises.... Read more »
Anne Shirley is grown up, has married her beloved Gilbert, and is now the mother of six mischievous children. These boys and girls discover a special place all their own, but they never dream of what will happen when the strangest family moves into an old nearby mansion.
The Meredith clan is two boys and two girls, with a minister father but no... Read more »
The winsome Anne Shirley is grown, has been married to her beloved Gilbert Blythe for fifteen years, and is the mother of six spirited children. When a strange family moves into a nearby mansion, Anne and her family are drawn into a host of trials, schemes and triumphs. The Meredith family is comprised of two boys and two girls, a minister... Read more »
L.M. Montgomery's Rainbow Valley is the continuation of the beloved classics Anne of Green Gables and Anne of Avonlea. Anne and Gilbert Blythe are married and have six mischievous children. Always seeking out new adventures and trying to help others, they're a rambunctious lot. With a charming narration from Barbara Caruso, Rainbow Valley is a... Read more »
With translations into 15 languages, renowned author L.M. Montgomery penned some 500 short stories and poems as well as the classic Anne of Green Gables novels. Rilla Blythe, youngest daughter of Anne, is almost 15 in 1914. As her brothers and friends prepare to go off to battle, the irrepressible Rilla realizes that she will be changed forever... Read more »
Anne's children were almost grown up, except for pretty, high-spirited Rilla. No one could resist her bright hazel eyes and dazzling smile. Rilla, almost fifteen, can't think any further ahead than going to her very first dance at the Four Winds lighthouse and getting her first kiss from handsome Kenneth Ford. But undreamed-of challenges await... Read more »
Anne’s children were almost grown up, except for pretty, high-spirited Rilla—whose bright hazel eyes and dazzling smile no one could resist.
Rilla, almost fifteen, can’t think any further ahead than going to her very first dance at the Four Winds Lighthouse and getting her first kiss from handsome Kenneth Ford. But undreamed-of challenges await... Read more »
Anne Perry's new Christmas novel is an irresistible tale of love, betrayal, greed, murder, and selfless devotion. For the first time, Perry's annual yuletide offering is set in New York City-a sparkling young metropolis bursting with life, promise, and subtle menace. The year is 1904. Twenty-three-year-old Jemima Pitt, the daughter of Thomas... Read more »
For countless readers, Christmastime means a delicious new holiday mystery from New York Times bestselling author Anne Perry. A Christmas Escape, her twelfth noel to the season, transports us to a Mediterranean island for an unconventional Yuletide adventure-and an unforgettable volcanic encounter. Lonely Charles Latterly arrives at his small... Read more »
Spurred by holiday cheer and a surprise hidden in Christmas pudding, an elderly aristocrat tries to right a past wrong by solving a decade-old murder in the latest Christmas novella from New York Times bestselling author Anne Perry. When a beautiful Christmas package appears on Grandmama's porch, it's much too heavy for the Christmas pudding it... Read more »
It wouldn't quite be Christmas without a holiday mystery decorated with all the Victorian trimmings as only New York Times bestselling author Anne Perry can render it. Now the tradition continues as mayhem is once again found under the mistletoe, and intrigue stalks the cobblestone streets and gaslit parlors of old London Town. Formerly a river... Read more »
As suspenseful as it is heartwarming, set in Jerusalem, the latest Christmas novel from New York Times bestselling author Anne Perry is the perfect holiday treat. When Victor Narraway, Thomas Pitt's close friend and former boss, and his new wife, Lady Vespasia, travel to Jerusalem for a Christmas holiday, Vespasia cannot shake the feeling that... Read more »
When you are a young adult in the Etheric Empire, your life can be changed in mere moments—often for the better.Jinx is finding that it's harder than she expected to protect her friend's back.Anne has some ideas about that, but with bigoted teachers and potential dog-nappers, having the Empress tell them they've lost their damage deposit is the... Read more »
Rilla is full of high-spirits just like her mother. But undreamed-of challenges await the irrepressible girl when the world of Ingleside becomes endangered by a far-off war, which carries off her brothers and many of the local young men to fight overseas. The eighth of nine books in the Anne Shirley series, Rilla of Ingleside was published in... Read more »
Clorinda laments being poor around Christmastime to her Aunt Emmy. Emmy remarks that some of the best presents aren't bought and paid for and declines to explain, only asking Clorinda to think it out. When she does this, Clorinda, determines to give a little bit of herself in priceless presents to her loved ones near and far. Read more »
In The End of the Young Family Feud, three sisters accept an invitation from their Aunt Jean to join them at their father's ancestral home for Christmas. But when they arrive, there is no one there to greet them, a feast has been laid out along with presents for all, three and the home is in a strange state of disarray. Will they meet the feared... Read more »
When you are a young adult in the Etheric Empire, your life can be changed in mere moments. Often for the better.Starting a business before you graduate school isn’t exactly normal. Luckily, Anne has the support of Jinx, her friends—and a new mentor in the shape of Frank Kurns.The first steps into adulthood are never easy, especially when you... Read more »
From the undisputed Queen of Vampire Literature, Anne Rice, The Master of Rampling Gate is a chilling tale of vampiric seduction.
Set in the gasslit streets of 1888 London and the wild moors of the countryside beyond, The Master of Rampling Gate tells the story of Julie, a young woman who becomes obsessed with the house her father swore her and... Read more »
In a new and major novel, the creator of fantastic universes o vampires and witches takes us now into the world of Isaiah and Jeremiah, and the destruction of Solomon's Temple, to tell the story of Azriel, Servant of the Bones.
He is ghost, genii, demon, angel--pure spirit made visible. He pours his heart out to us as he journeys from an ancient... Read more »
This conversation with Anne Rice shows how she emerged from high school determined not to get married unless she could complete her education and achieve creative freedom. Responding to interviewer Riley's questions, Rice discusses how her religious background influenced her work, which she describes as a spiritual quest. In fact, the ghosts she... Read more »
Wishing couldn't keep Anne of Green Gables from growing up. Anne's whole world was changing. Her childhood friends were beginning to get married, and Anne herself was leaving the island for four years of college. Now handsome Gilbert Blythe wants to win Anne's heart, and suddenly Anne must... Read more »
It's Christmas Eve in Ingleside and a family reunion is underway. Old Nanny looks on at all the merriment and is angry that no one has spoken a word about the recently deceased Miss Avis. Unable to bear it any longer Nanny creates a miniature holly wreath to bring to Miss Avis' grave. But shortly after she arrives, she hears footsteps... Read more »
Prissy's Uncle Richard and her father haven't exchanged words in eight years since a property dispute created hard feeling. When Prissy overhears Uncle Richard saying he has to travel for work on New Years' day, she resolves to sneak into his house and cook him a proper holiday dinner. Uncle Richard returns early and catches Prissy in the act.... Read more »
In celebration of the 40th anniversary of its publication
The time is now.
We are in a small room with the vampire, face to face, as he speaks--as he pours out the hypnotic, shocking, moving, and erotically charged confessions of his first two hundred years as one of the living dead. . .
He speaks quietly, plainly, even gently . . . carrying us... Read more »
New adventures lie ahead as Anne Shirley packs her bags and heads for Redmond College. With old friend Prissy Grant waiting in the bustling city of Kingsport and frivolous new pal Philippa Gordon at her side, Anne tucks her memories of rural Avonlea away and discovers life on her own terms, filled with surprises...including a marriage proposal... Read more »
In a sweeping saga of music and vengeance, the acclaimed author of The Vampire Chronicles draws readers into eighteenth-century Italy, bringing to life the decadence beneath the shimmering surface of Venice, the wild frivolity of Naples, and the magnetic terror of its shadow, Vesuvius. This is the story of the castrati, the exquisite and... Read more »