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.
"Glad I read the all the other Nesbo books first"
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.
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?"
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."
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.
"The Black Bat" was the featured story in Black Book Detective magazine beginning in July of 1939, and running through 1953. Blinded former District Attorney Anthony Quinn was the costumed crusader who regained his sight to an amazing extent: He could now see in the dark. With super hearing, an enhanced sense of touch and smell, he battled the dark underbelly of crimedom.
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.
Introduces the wold of blook-sucking animals, esamining how and why they suck blood, and discussing historical and modern medical uses for such creatures as leeches and vampire bats.
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?
"Lot's of places have a North "
Fortfarande efter 120 år framstår Tre män i en båt författad av engelsmannen Jerome K Jerome som en av de kvickaste och roligaste böckerna. De tre vännerna skall tillbringa en kortare semester på Themsen. Vi får följa huvudpersonerna och deras hund genom en lång rad dråpliga situationer. Boken må vara skriven på 1800-talet men ger oss anledningar att konstatera att det aldrig blir omodernt att skoja om tillkortakommanden i det dagliga livet. Ett rejält magplask i floden ÄR roligt även om det är över hundra år gammalt.
In a powerful book set in post-World War II Oregon, sixth graders from rival towns prepare for the 50th annual softball game. Two of the players - a Japanese American who spent the war in an internment camp and a girl whose father was killed at Pearl Harbor - collide with tragic results on the day of the big game.
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!!!"
"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.
Ben Bat loved Halloween more than any other time of the year. It was the one time of year his mom let him fly all night long. It was also the night he could meet with friends he didn't see the rest of the year, Wanda Witch, Matt Mummy and Gary Ghost. Find out how the night turn out to be a surprise for Ben Bat.
Noga is almost 12 years old, and she has everything: wonderful parents, a smart and supportive older sister, great friends surrounding her, grandparents and aunts and uncles - though more or less annoying, like most families. When a disease attacks Noga's older sister, the tests begin: the fears, the concerns, and a host of moods. The whole house is a mess, and Noga has to deal with her sister's "yetzura", as she calls the disease.
The minute Jenny, the newest transfer student at Sunny View High, steps onto the field she finds trouble - trouble she hoped would mean the end of her softball career. Yeah. Right. Like she'd get that lucky. Especially when sexy senior Jason prevents a fight between Jenny and his sister, the star pitcher and ultimate heavy hitter. With no other choice, Jenny accepts her position on the team. She hates every minute of it, but no one knows her secret. No one except for Jason. Jason, the one person who understands.
Inspector Ghote of the Bombay police has been regulated to antipickpocket patrol, where he promptly gets himself into one of those fearful fixes which are equally the product of his faults and his virtues.
Then this lively, fast-paced and informative audiobook will enchant them! Bats are endlessly fascinating. Their distinctive silhouette, expressive faces and spooky associations enchant kids and adults alike.
Though he is no longer as well remembered as he once was, one of the most famous and notorious lawmen of the Wild West was Bat Masterson, who drifted around Dodge City and other parts of the West and was associated with legends like Wyatt Earp. Carrying a six-shooter that he called "the gun that tamed the West", Masterson was involved in several duels and shootouts, much of which was embellished during the early 20th century when he became a newspaper columnist.
When his Agency contact, Pitt Waters, goes missing, Horse's desperate efforts to find his only friend lead him to a Buddhist ashram on the shores of Lake Titicaca. There Horse uncovers his friend's involvement with a group of Gaia-worshipping terrorists who want to kill off the human "disease" infecting the earth. Can Horse find his friend in time? And when he does - will he want to stop him?
"Black. Bitter. AWESOME."