Angebote zu "Romantic" (8 Treffer)

Sly & Robbie - Romantic Reggae for the Ladies
0,24 € *
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Stand: 18.04.2019
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Space Between the Stars: My Journey to an Open ...
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Deborah Santana is best known for her marriage to music icon Carlos Santana, a 30-year bond that endures to this day. But as a girl growing up in San Francisco in the 1960s, daughter of a white mother and a black father, the legendary blues guitarist Saunders King, her life was charged with its own drama long before she married. In this beautiful, haunting memoir, Deborah Santana shares for the first time her early experiences with racial intolerance, her romantic involvement with musician Sly Stone and the suffering she endured in that relationship, and her adventures in the freewheeling 1960s. Yet it is her spiritual awakening that is the core of this story. The civil rights movement was the foundation of her growth, the Woodstock era the backdrop of her love with Carlos. The couple was drawn indelibly together by a search for truth and spirituality, but while yearning to be filled with God´s light, they were pulled dangerously toward a manipulative cult. They eventually disengage themselves from the guru and reclaim control of their lives, putting their love for each other before the cult´s increasingly strenuous demands. Space Between the Stars is a moving account of self-discovery, rendered in raw, beautiful prose, by a woman whose heart has remained pure even in times of despair. As Deborah Santana talks frankly about her lifelong fight against racial injustice and her deep-seated loyalty to her family, ultimately it is the struggle to remain a spiritual and artistic force in her own right, in the shadow of one of the world´s most revered musicians, that shines through as her most indomitable pursuit. This audio also includes original music from Carlos Santana and Salvador Santana, classics from Saunders King, and an exclusive interview with Deborah and Carlos Santana. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Deborah Santana. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/rand/000561/bk_rand_000561_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

Anbieter: Audible
Stand: 29.03.2019
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Space Between the Stars: My Journey to an Open ...
9,95 € *
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Deborah Santana is best known for her marriage to music icon Carlos Santana, a 30-year bond that endures to this day. But as a girl growing up in San Francisco in the 1960s, daughter of a white mother and a black father, the legendary blues guitarist Saunders King, her life was charged with its own drama long before she married. In this beautiful, haunting memoir, Deborah Santana shares for the first time her early experiences with racial intolerance, her romantic involvement with musician Sly Stone and the suffering she endured in that relationship, and her adventures in the freewheeling 1960s. Yet it is her spiritual awakening that is the core of this story. The civil rights movement was the foundation of her growth, the Woodstock era the backdrop of her love with Carlos. The couple was drawn indelibly together by a search for truth and spirituality, but while yearning to be filled with God´s light, they were pulled dangerously toward a manipulative cult. They eventually disengage themselves from the guru and reclaim control of their lives, putting their love for each other before the cult´s increasingly strenuous demands. Space Between the Stars is a moving account of self-discovery, rendered in raw, beautiful prose, by a woman whose heart has remained pure even in times of despair. As Deborah Santana talks frankly about her lifelong fight against racial injustice and her deep-seated loyalty to her family, ultimately it is the struggle to remain a spiritual and artistic force in her own right, in the shadow of one of the world´s most revered musicians, that shines through as her most indomitable pursuit. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Carrington Macduffie. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/bkot/000461/bk_bkot_000461_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

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Stand: 29.03.2019
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This Changes Everything: Oakland Hills, Volume ...
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There´s more than one way to ruin a beautiful friendship. Tech entrepreneur Sly has a portfolio of lucrative San Francisco Bay Area start-ups, but while his financial options are unlimited, his romantic options are anything but. Bored with the same old, same old, he finds himself spending more and more time with Cleo, his former piano teacher and current pizza-eating, binge-TV-watching partner. Already divorced at only 29, Cleo´s not looking for love - certainly not with a gorgeous workaholic who usually dates high-powered, MBA-toting supermodels. Although, come to think of it, Sly hasn´t dated anyone in a long time. And Cleo isn´t the only one to notice he seems lonely.... An unexpected weekend trip to Las Vegas forces Cleo to confront her past while Sly slams into his own demons and realizes he´s his own worst enemy. What happens when they cross the line? And then move it, jump over it, trample it, zigzag across it, and forget where the line was in the first place? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Tanya Eby. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/049439/bk_acx0_049439_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

Anbieter: Audible
Stand: 29.03.2019
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Equilateral: A Novel , Hörbuch, Digital, 1, 355min
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Equilateral is an intellectual comedy set just before the turn of the century in Egypt. A British astronomer, Thayer, high on Darwin and other progressive scientists of the age, has come to believe that beings more highly evolved than us are alive on Mars (he has evidence) and that there will be a perfect moment in which we can signal to them that we are here too. He gets the support and funding for a massive project to build the Equilateral, a triangle with sides hundreds of miles long, in the desert of Egypt in time for that perfect window. But as work progresses, the Egyptian workers, less evolved than the British, are also less than cooperative, and a bout of malaria that seems to activate at the worst moments makes it all much more confusing and complex than Thayer ever imagined. We see Thayer also through the eyes of two women - a triangle of another sort - a romantic one that involves a secretary who looks after Thayer but doesn´t suffer fools, and Binta, a house servant he covets but can´t communicate with - and through them we catch sight of the depth of self-delusion and the folly of the enterprise. Equilateral is written with a subtle, sly humor, but it´s also a model of reserve and historical accuracy; it´s about many things, including Empire and colonization and exploration; it´s about ´´the other´´ and who that other might be. We would like to talk to the stars, and yet we can barely talk to each other. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Bruce Mann. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/015888/bk_adbl_015888_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

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Stand: 29.03.2019
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Witness Protection , Hörbuch, Digital, 1, 455min
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After witnessing an execution, a resourceful young woman attempts to disappear while being pursued by a hitman and a handsome federal agent. A helicopter pilot, Jackie Remus, reluctantly agrees to go on a date with one of her clients, but her date is unexpectedly cut short when she witnesses a man being murdered. After narrowly escaping with her life, she is placed into protective custody. When the safe house is breached, Jackie makes a daring escape from both the hired killers and the handsome FBI agent, who wants to return her to protective custody. With a little help from her sly and crafty friend, Monroe, Jackie is convinced she can disappear until the trial. While on her journey to meet with her friend, she solicits help from a few shady but lovable characters along the way. Although she manages to stay one step ahead of the hired killers, the federal agent remains in hot pursuit. Will Jackie reach Monroe before she´s captured by the FBI and returned to protective custody? Or will the hired killers silence her first? Witness Protection is a romantic thriller with some scenes of violence, mild gore, moderate foul language, and intense sexual situations. Holly Copella´s books do not contain graphic sex scenes. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Tim Lundeen. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/069359/bk_acx0_069359_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

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Stand: 29.03.2019
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Les Miserables
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Now a major musical film from Oscar-winning director Tom Hooper (The King´s Speech), starring Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe and Anne Hathaway, and also featuring Amanda Seyfreid, Helena Bonham-Carter and Sacha Baron-Cohen, Victor Hugo´s Les Misérables is one of the great works of western literature. Victor Hugo´s tale of injustice, heroism and love follows the fortunes of Jean Valjean (Hugh Jackman), an escaped convict determined to put his criminal past behind him. But his attempts to become a respected member of the community are constantly put under threat: by his own conscience, when, owing to a case of mistaken identity, another man is arrested in his place; and by the relentless investigations of the dogged Inspector Javert (Russell Crowe). It is not simply for himself that Valjean must stay free, however, for he has sworn to protect the baby daughter of Fantine (Anne Hathaway), driven to prostitution by poverty. Victor Hugo (1802-85) wrote volumes of criticism, Romantic costume dramas, satirical verse and political journalism but is best remembered for his novels, especially Notre-Dame de Paris (1831), also known as The Hunchback of Notre-Dame and Les Misérables (1862) which was adapted into one of the most successful musicals of all time. ´All human life is here´ Cameron Mackintosh, producer of the musical Les Misérables ´One of the half-dozen greatest novels of the world´ Upton Sinclair ´A great writer - inventive, witty, sly, innovatory´ A. S. Byatt, author of Possession

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Stand: 16.04.2019
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Craving Love & Death: Perilously Pretty , Hörbu...
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She´s a voluptuous pin-up with a killer personality.Vivienne may play the role of a quiet, docile nightclub singer and waitress for her friends and family, but behind closed doors, she gives into an insatiable hunger no man can escape. She just wants to ignore her disturbing temptations. However, when Vivie´s best friend convinces her to join an impromptu double date with two handsome sailors, her plan gets blown to bits. Sexy, dark, and sly, Naval Lieutenant Dean Vitson may be the only man who can give Vivie a reason to nix her ´´bad habits´´ - but he´s running from his own dirty past. His secrets could turn her world upside down. Can Vivienne change her murderous ways to be with Dean? Will she want to after she finds out what he´s hiding? If you enjoy stories with wild emotion, tantalizing suspense, and twisted mystery, download this audiobook now. Don´t miss Vivie´s journey of mobster crime, murder, and a darkly tempting love.Craving Love & Death is a dark romantic suspense and the first stand-alone installment in the Perilously Pretty series, a compilation of wicked romance novels about badass women from all eras and walks of life.Warning: This novel contains themes that are considered dark in nature. Please, listen at your own risk. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Kinsey Cass, John Burgundy. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/123463/bk_acx0_123463_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

Anbieter: Audible
Stand: 29.03.2019
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