When two strangers, Jake and Charlie, meet at the seafood stall they talk about fried shrimps. Fascinated and amused by Jake’s strange attitude towards life, Charlie invites him to join a dinner with his ex-wife, a situation readily avoided by most regular mortals. This new crazy friend, however, agrees to the task. Read more!
Nick and Tobe have no illusions over something being horribly wrong when they get a call out to a quiet suburb at wee hours of the morning. Why would they, an organized crime intelligence unit, be invited to a hostage situation they really have no idea. But when things go wrong with gunshots and explosions and the smoke finally settles, it turns out that the dead men are members high up in the mafia family.
If you are into sci-fi and loved Stargate 1 you will probably enjoy Oblivion Saga. Prox, the seemingly invincible alien race is attacking and they take no prisoners. Odds are stacked high nothing short of human extinction is at stake. Captain Jeff Bowers gets super-powers that could help...or destroy the universe as we know it, but nobody is perfect.
Following her passion Sofia quits her career job in prestigious law firm to join a startup. She soon discovers that her dream-world of beauty and glamour have it's own rules. In The Old World a fashion is a business with big money and all the unwritten rules, who-knows-whom and backstabbing that goes with it.
Who of us hasn't dreamed of a leisurely life in the Mediterranean? Days of the sun, light breeze playing in the olive groves and the silky-warm summer nights with a glass of wine, patio and people we love around us. The Fiestas and Siestas Miles Apart is a story about the middle-class British family who decided to sell up, pack up and go to live in Spain.
The Handmaid's Tale is a dystopian story. Frighteningly believable and in resonance with current events even after 33 years from its publishing. A thought provoking, deeply concerning and altogether an ageless classic.
Are you looking for a stories to read to your kids? Here is 11 authors whose stories are good for reading out loud. Most of them would be interesting also for different ages as well as parents themselves (no reason why only the kids should have fun, right?).