Den 26 december 2004 förlorade 220.000 människor livet i en tsunami i paradisorten Khao Lak, Thailand. Bland de döda fanns Pigge Werkelins fru Ulrika och deras två små söner, Charlie och Max. I boken berättar Pigge om den fruktansvärda tragedin som förändrade hans och så många andras liv, och riktar kritik mot svenska myndigheters hantering av katastrofarbetet. Lena Katarina Swanberg föddes i Stockholm den 8 februari 1947. Hon är en av våra flitigaste biografiförfattare och har skildrat många kända svenskars liv. Som författare har hon skrivit både skön- och facklitteratur, och hon har också arbetat som journalist på bland annat Expressen och Månadsjournalen. Pigge Werkelin är en gotländsk entreprenör. Han förlorade sin fru och sina två söner i Tsunamikatastrofen i Khao Lak i Thailand den 26 december 2004. 1. Swedish. Gert Lundstedt. http://samples.audible.de/bk/lind/003914/bk_lind_003914_sample.mp3.
Return with Portia and her younger brother, Foster, as they rediscover an abandoned summer resort, consisting of deserted crumbling Victorian summer homes surrounding a vanished lake, which is now a swamp. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Colleen Delany. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/live/000157/bk_live_000157_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Enjoying the hot New York summers from her perch on a lifeguard chair at Sunrise Beach, Natalie is sad to see the season at Beechwood Estates come to a close. The rich gated community in upstate New York is home to families looking to spend the hottest months of the year relaxing at the resort style homes and shops around Lake Elinor. But none of that matters to Natalie. She has her eyes set on one thing, and one thing only: Michael Preston. After a loud and dramatic breakup with his fellow Beechwood Estates girlfriend only days before, Natalie is ready to catch the attention of the boy she has been watching for both of her summers lifeguarding at the beach. So when Michael starts to show interest in the young lifeguard as well, she couldn´t be happy. But are his intentions genuine? Could a rich boy like him really like someone without a trust fund and rich parents at home? With her two best friends Zander and Baylee by her side giving her advice, Natalie will need to decide whether to follow her heart or listen to what her friends are saying. All this is sure to make the final week of summer about so much more than just guarding the lake. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Amy Hilburn. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/072337/bk_acx0_072337_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this thrilling and suspenseful fantasy set in the world of the New York Times best-selling Others series, an inn owner and her shape-shifting lodger find themselves enmeshed in danger and dark secrets. Human laws do not apply in the territory controlled by the Others--vampires, shape-shifters, and even deadlier paranormal beings. And this is a fact that humans should never, ever forget.... After her divorce, Vicki DeVine took over a rustic resort near Lake Silence, in a human town that is not human controlled. Towns such as Vicki´s don´t have any distance from the Others, the dominant predators who rule most of the land and all of the water throughout the world. And when a place has no boundaries, you never really know what is out there watching you. Vicki was hoping to find a new career and a new life. But when her lodger, Aggie Crowe--one of the shape-shifting Others--discovers a murdered man, Vicki finds trouble instead. The detectives want to pin the death on her, despite the evidence that nothing human could have killed the victim. As Vicki and her friends search for answers, ancient forces are roused by the disturbance in their domain. They have rules that must not be broken--and all the destructive powers of nature at their command. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Alexandra Harris. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/peng/003317/bk_peng_003317_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Enjoy the adventures of eleven year-old Portia, who together with her younger brother, Foster, spend a summer with their cousin, Julian, engaged in more than the usual summer pastimes of sun, fun, and games. The three intrepid children soon discover a fascinating abandoned summer resort, consisting of deserted crumbling Victorian summer homes surrounding a vanished lake, which is now a swamp. But, best of all, they discover and befriend an elderly eccentric brother and sister who tell them the story of Gone-Away Lake. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Colleen Delany. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/live/000050/bk_live_000050_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Restaurateur and part-time P.I. Jane Lawless is taking some much-needed time off at her family’s lodge when her best friend, Cordelia, arrives with news that Tess, one of their good friends, has taken a nasty fall and needs their help with rehearsals for a play that is set to open in a week. When Tess isn’t on crutches, she helps run the Thunderhook Lodge, the premier resort on Lost Lake. And while she clearly needs Jane and Cordelia’s assistance, she isn´t exactly acting all that grateful. A man who claims to be a journalist has arrived in Lost Lake with an old photograph and some questions for Tess that go back decades. His questions have put her on edge, and when he shows up peeking through her kitchen window, everyone else is right there with her. As beloved as Tess is, there are plenty of people who don´t care about any so-called journalist and are happy to protect her, but how far are they willing to take it? And when will they need answers to questions that that only Tess can provide? In The Lost Women of Lost Lake the most engrossing mystery yet from Lambda and Minnesota Book Award–winning author Ellen Hart - Jane´s only hope of protecting her friends from the secrets that are surfacing all around them is to uncover the whole truth before anyone else can. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Aimee Jolson. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/012675/bk_adbl_012675_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The Aldens are visiting Grandfather’s friend Abby in Peachland, Canada - home of the mysterious lake monster called Ogopogo. When the children learn that Abby must sell her resort unless she can attract more business, they decide to help. But someone or something is trying to get in their way. Can they save the resort? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Aimee Lilly. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/oasi/001336/bk_oasi_001336_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Freedom Lake Resort.Gated. Fenced. Remote. Miles from home. Miles from friends. The moment 12-year-old Kelsey and her mother arrive at Freedom Lake, it´s obvious that this is not going to be the kind of resort experience Kelsey expected. Or hoped for. A nurse escorts a girl in a strait-jacket out the back door of their cabin and Kelsey´s creeped out. The girl begs Kelsey for help. Mrs. A., the woman who runs the resort, apologizes and explains that the girl hasn´t been taking her meds. That´s when Kelsey learns there´s a private school on the property for girls with ¿special needs.¿ It´s off-limits to resort guests, not that Kelsey would have a reason to go there. At first Kelsey believes Mrs. A. because she has other things to worry about. Like how she will fit in with the rest of the resort kids. One boy in particular. Things change when one of the ¿special girls¿ slips Kelsey a secret message. It´s a riddle. As Kelsey begins to unravel its meaning, she realizes something chilling is going on at Freedom Lake Girls Academy. The more Kelsey learns, the greater her danger. If she´s not careful, she might become a ¿special girl,¿ too. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Wendy Pitts. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/015012/bk_acx0_015012_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Susan Wiggs´s Lakeshore Chronicles series has captivated thousands of listeners with its relatable characters, warm humor and engaging stories. Summer at Willow Lake is the story that started it all. Meet Olivia, Connor and the families and friends of Willow Lake that make these emotional romances a must-hear. Real estate expert Olivia Bellamy reluctantly trades a trendy Manhattan summer for her family´s old resort camp in the Catskills, where her primary task will be renovating the bungalow colony for her grandparents, who want one last summer together filled with fun, friends and family. A posh resort in its heyday, the camp is now in disarray and Olivia is forced to hire contractor Connor Davis - a still-smoldering flame from her own summers at camp. But as the days grow warm, not even the inviting blue waters of Willow Lake can cool the passions flaring or keep shocking secrets at bay. The nostalgic joy of summers past breathes new promise into a special place and people...a promise meant to last long after the season ends. Don´t miss Candlelight Christmas, the latest story in the Lakeshore Chronicles series by #1 New York Times Bestselling author Susan Wiggs. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Joyce Bean. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/brll/006132/bk_brll_006132_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The figure remained still as stone. Leslie couldn´t even detect a breath.Spider fingers teased the back of her neck.Leslie´s feet rooted to the pavement. She dropped her gaze to the driveway, seeking ... what? Spatters of blood? Footprints? She saw nothing. Honed through her recent coverage of crime scene evidence, the testimony at last month´s trial, the reporter in Leslie spewed warnings: Notice everything, touch nothing. Leslie Williams hurries out to her car on a typical workday morning---and discovers a dead body inside. Why was the corpse left for her to find? And what is the meaning of the message pinned to its chest? In Coral Moon, the senseless murder of a beloved Kanner Lake citizen spirals the small Idaho town into a terrifying glimpse of spiritual forces beyond our world. What appears true seems impossible.Or is it? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Buck Schirner. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/zond/001065/bk_zond_001065_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.