Lost On Nairne Island

Autor: Eileen Cook
ISBN: 3764190213
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Isobel steht kurz vor ihrem letzten Highschool-Jahr. Da passt es ihr ganz und gar nicht, dass sie auf eine kleine Insel vor der Küste Kanadas ziehen soll - auf das Anwesen des aalglatten Dick, dem neuen Mann ihrer Mutter. Der einzige Lichtblick ist Dicks gutaussehender Sohn Nathaniel, doch dieser zeigt Isobel nur die kalte Schulter. Isobels Albträume werden wahr, als die Schule beginnt: Ihre Mitschüler sind überzeugt, dass auf Dicks Anwesen einiges nicht mit rechten Dingen zugeht. Hatte Dick sogar beim Unfall seiner verstorbenen Frau und Tochter die Finger im Spiel?

Great Lakes Island Escapes

Autor: Maureen Dunphy
Publisher: Wayne State University Press
ISBN: 0814340415
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The Great Lakes Basin is the largest surface freshwater system on Earth. The more than 30,000 islands dotted throughout the basin provide some of the best ways to enjoy the Great Lakes. While the vast majority of these islands can only be reached by private boat or plane, a surprising number of islands—each with its own character and often harboring more than a bit of intrigue in its history—can be reached by merely taking a ferry ride, or crossing a bridge, offering everyone the chance to experience a variety of island adventures. Great Lakes Island Escapes: Ferries and Bridges to Adventure explores in depth over 30 of the Great Lakes Basin islands accessible by bridge or ferry and introduces more than 50 additional islands. Thirty-eight chapters include helpful information about getting to each featured island, what to expect when you get there, the island’s history, and what natural and historical sites and cultural attractions are available to visitors. Each chapter lists special island events, where to get more island information, and how readers can help support the island. Author Maureen Dunphy made numerous trips to a total of 135 islands that are accessible by ferry or bridge in the Great Lakes Basin. On each trip, Dunphy was accompanied by a different friend or relative who provided her another adventurer’s perspective through which to view the island experience. Great Lakes Island Escapes covers islands on both sides of the international border between the United States and Canada and features islands in both the lakes and the waterways that connect them. Anyone interested in island travel or learning more about the Great Lakes will delight in this comprehensive collection.

Liquid Landscape

Autor: Michele Currie Navakas
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 0812249569
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In Liquid Landscape, Michele Currie Navakas analyzes the history of Florida's incorporation alongside the development of new ideas of personhood, possession, and political identity within American letters, from early American novels, travel accounts, and geography textbooks, to settlers' guides, maps, natural histories, and land surveys.

Unraveling Isobel

Autor: Eileen Cook
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 144241328X
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When seventeen-year-old Isobel's mother marries a man she just met and they move to his gothic mansion on an island, strange occurrences cause Isobel to fear that she is losing her sanity as her artist father did.

Getting Revenge On Lauren Wood

Autor: Eileen Cook
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781416985372
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The Count of Monte Cristo meets Mean Girls in this scandalicious, hilarious tale of friendship, betrayal, makeovers, and revenge.

A Journey To The Western Islands Of Scotland And The Journal Of A Tour To The Hebrides

Autor: James Boswell
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141904356
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Book by Samuel Johnson, published in 1775. The Journey was the result of a three-month trip to Scotland that Johnson took with James Boswell in 1773. It contains Johnson's descriptions of the customs, religion, education, trade, and agriculture of a society that was new to him. The account in Boswell's diary, published after Johnson's death as The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, LL.D. (1785), offers an intimate personal record of Johnson's behavior and conversation during the trip.

Dk Eyewitness Travel Guide Pacific Northwest

Autor: Anita Carmin
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0756695570
File Size: 35,15 MB
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Now available in PDF format. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Pacific Northwest will lead you straight to the best attractions the northwest coast of the USA has to offer. Fully illustrated, it covers all the major cities, from Portland, Oregon, to Seattle, Washington, and Vancouver, British Columbia, and provides all the insider tips you need, whether you're kayaking on Lake Ozette in Olympic National Park or hitting the shops in downtown Seattle's Columbia Centre. Plus, this guidebook is packed with comprehensive listings of the best hotels, restaurants, shops, and nightlife in each area for all budgets. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Pacific Northwest explores the region's culture, history, architecture, tours, beaches, and scenic walks. You'll find 3-D illustrated cutaways and floor plans of all the must-see sights, as well as street maps and reliable information for getting around. With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that brighten every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Pacific Northwest truly shows you this region as no one else can.

The Case Of The Missing Madonna

Autor: Lin Anderson
Publisher: Severn House Publishers Ltd
ISBN: 1780107072
File Size: 77,58 MB
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Private investigator Patrick de Courvoisier unearths a shocking wartime secret in this stylish Cannes-based mystery series. Brother Robert from the abbey on St Honorat, a picturesque island off the French coast, has requested Patrick de Courvoisier’s help in locating a valuable painting which has disappeared from the monastery’s vaults. At the same time, an old enemy from Patrick’s past has arrived in Cannes in search of a different stolen painting. As it becomes increasingly clear that the two investigations are linked, Patrick’s enquiries lead him to uncover a shocking wartime secret: a secret the British Royal family would prefer to keep hidden...