Before Harry took on the neo-Nazi gangs of Oslo, before he met Rakel, before The Snowman tried to take everything he held dear, he went to Australia. Harry Hole is sent to Sydney to investigate the murder of Inger Holter, a young Norwegian girl who was working in a bar. Initially sidelined as an outsider, Harry becomes central to the Australian police investigation when they start to notice a number of unsolved rape and murder cases around the country. The victims were usually young blondes. Inger had a number of admirers, each with his own share of secrets, but there is no obvious suspect.
"Not as good as the others...."
The famished old lady swallows a bat, a ghost, an owl, a goblin, and other Halloween treats in this silly, Halloween take on the classic story.
Harry is out of his depth. Detective Harry Hole is meant to keep out of trouble. A young Norwegian girl taking a gap year in Sydney has been murdered, and Harry has been sent to Australia to assist in any way he can. He's not supposed to get too involved. When the team unearths a string of unsolved murders and disappearances, nothing will stop Harry from finding out the truth. The hunt for a serial killer is on, but the murderer will talk only to Harry. He might just be the next victim.
"Probably the best of this remarkable series."
Frannie and Larry Shoemaker are retirees who enjoy weekend camping with their friends in state parks in this new cozy mystery series. They anticipate the usual hiking, campfires, good food, and interesting side trips among the bluffs of beautiful Bat Cave State Park for the long Fourth of July weekend - until a dead body turns up. Confined in the campground and surrounded by strangers, Frannie is drawn into the investigation.
"Enjoyable Cozy Mystery!"
Annie's dog sitting for her new neighbor, but her creepy apartment manager, Anthony Spiggottini, accuses her of violating the "No Dogs Allowed" lease, and threatens to evict her. She's at a Halloween party when Anthony busts into her place, and literally lets the dog and cat out! She'd gladly have killed him, but someone beats her to it. Now Annie's desperately searching for her lost cat while dealing with Anthony's ghost, who refuses to accept he's dead.
"Cupcakes, Bats, and Scare-dy Cats"
It's holiday time, and Room One is doing lots of fun things to celebrate. Like making elf costumes! And singing joyful songs! Only, how can Junie B. enjoy the festivities when Tattletale May keeps ruining her holiday glee? And here is the worst part of all! When everyone picks names for Secret Santa, Junie B. gets stuck with Tattletale you-know-who! It's enough to fizzle your holiday spirit!
"Junie B is great again"
Lanky lizards and rubber chickens, slinkster dogs and Lanka girls - Weetzie Bat knows them all in the glitzy never-never land of L.A. With her blonde flat-top and trendy clothes, Weetzie Bat cruises from high school to neon clubs, looking for her Secret Agent Lover Man. When she meets dark-haired Dirk and his red Pontiac, their search for love is a funky, off-beat fable. And when three wishes come true, their adventures create a modern fairy tale.
"Didn't age well?"
Anne Reid (Last Tango in Halifax) stars in the second episode of the award-winning The Brenda and Effie Mysteries by Paul Magrs (Doctor Who). Welcome back to Whitby! Come and join Brenda and Effie for a night out at the Christmas Hotel, where a once-famous ventriloquist delights in causing chaos and putting the willies up old women. Why does long-eared bat puppet Tolstoy seem eerily alive of his own accord? Why is Brenda walking about the harbour at night in only her night things?
As an epic nor'easter bears down on the idyllic island town of Eastport, Maine, Jacobia Tiptree hurries to prepare her antique house for the big blow, while the town battles to evacuate tourists and save the beloved 200-year-old Seaman's Church steeple, threatened by the storm. But when a local teen beauty-pageant winner from a troubled family is found murdered in the steeple's bell tower and Jake's son Sam's visiting childhood friend comes under scrutiny as a suspect, the resulting storm of gossip and suspicion rivals anything the Atlantic could brew up.
"Her Best Yet!!!"
District Attorney tony Quinn had everything to live for. Until a craven criminal destroyed him with a splash of acid across the face. Scarred, blinded, Quinn was forced to retire, a shattered man. But when a medical miracle restored his sight, he decided to resume his crime-fighting career in a strange new way. Still pretending to be sightless, he was inspired by a night-flying creature to become...the Black Bat!
A BBC Radio 4 'Afternoon Play' starring Bill Nighy as widower Christopher, originally broadcast on 20 April 2011. When his wife died three years ago, Christopher fled London for a simpler existence in Cornwall, where he has settled on bat protection as his mission. Colette and her noisy daughters rent the holiday cottage next door and disturb the peace - both his and that of his beloved bats. The Bat Man stars Bill Nighy, Katherine Parkinson, Jenny Agutter, Sean Baker, Lauren Mote and Georgia Groome.
Thus begins one of the most famous poems in American history: Ernest L. Thayer’s "Casey at the Bat". When the powerful Mudville baseball team enters the ninth inning of their game behind by two runs, things seem pretty grim. And when the first two batters make outs, it looks like their best player, the mighty Casey, won’t even get a chance to win the game for them. Then, two unlikely players get hits, and suddenly the crowd is cheering as Casey strolls to the plate. Casey’s epic at-bat has delighted generations of listeners, young and old.
Compiled by a veteran writer of the comic series, this collection of essays explores Batman’s motivations and actions, as well as those of his foes. Batman is a creature of the night, more about vengeance than justice, more plagued by doubts than full of self-assurance, and more darkness than light. He has no superpowers, just skill, drive, and a really well-made suit.
"the brake downs"
The New York Times best-selling author of Bats at the Beach, Brian Lies crafts heartwarming tales that allow young listeners’ imaginations to soar. With infectious rhymes, Lies also packs lots of laughs into his stories about a group of young bats who are always looking for fun. Here, the crew takes to the diamond for an exciting game of baseball. It’s time for the bat all-star game, and our loveable heroes are ready to cheer on their favorite players. The grass is mowed and the scoreboard is lit up, so grab a mothdog, your best mitt, and a bat - the wooden kind - and join the gang at the ballpark for an unforgettable night of strikeouts and home runs.
In this third volume, the Black Bat faces a mystic swami said to possess arcane powers, boards a high speed train to foil a gang's bold attempt to rescue their captured boss, and offers his services to protect the life of a famous Broadway personality threatened with death. New pulp writers Greg Hatcher, Gene Moyers, Gordon Dymowski, and Erik Franklin have captured all the action and thrills that were hallmarks of the early pulps and delivered a quartet of amazing Black Bat exploits pulp fans will cherish.
Crusading attorney Anthony Quinn believed his career was over when a criminal threw acid into his face, blinding him. Months later, desperate to regain his sight, Quinn underwent a unique transplant operation which gave him the eyes of a slain lawman. Not only did the procedure work, but it also gave Quinn the ability to see in the dark. Using this fantastic gift, he created the Black Bat, a justice-seeking vigilante able to battle those villains beyond the reach of the law.
Michael Gough, Garrick Hagon and Bob Sessions star in this thrilling radio drama featuring the Batman. ‘This is the Batman. Treat what you are about to hear in the strictest confidence - my associates must be protected at all costs. By night in Gotham City you knew me as the Batman. What you never knew was...’ The Batman is dead. Police Commissioner Gordon has received a recording by the Batman which reveals his real identity. But who is the occupant of Wayne Manor?
"Nice dramatization of a Batman story"
Wieder einmal wird Gotham City von diabolischen Verbrechern heimgesucht: dem albtraumauslösenden Scarecrow, dem hoch intelligenten Rätselfreund Riddler und der betörenden Herrin aller Pflanzen Poison Ivy. Batman muss sich und die Einwohner vor lebensgefährlichen Nebelschwaden und fleischfressenden Schlingpflanzen retten. Als er selbst Opfer einer Entführung wird, eilt sein junger Freund Robin zu Hilfe...
For centuries, man has feared the bat. Its seeming ability to traverse between the worlds has inspired tales of terrible horror but also stories of great hope. This is the tale of the age-old Bat Man - from Bob Kane and Bill Finger's creation in 1939 to Dracula and even further back into time.
"The look on our faces is easy to read: " "a little night music is just what we need!" A late-spring night sky fills with bats flocking to a theater, already echoing and booming with delightful sounds of music. Bat music--plunky banjoes, bat-a-tat drums, improvised instruments, country ballads, and the sweet cries of a bat with the blues. Join this one-of-a-kind music festival as the bats celebrate the rhythm of the night, and the positive power of music.