Low on petrol after taking a long detour on his road trip, John finds a small café, the only establishment in a remote area that appears to be in the middle of nowhere. Despite his intention only to refuel and be on his way, he finds himself sitting at one of the café´s comfortable booths, facing a platter of food and three questions on the menu: Why Are You Here? Do You Fear Death? Are You Fulfilled? With these questions to ponder, and with the guidance of his waitress, Casey, the owner/cook, Mike, and fellow patron Anne, John embarks on a journey of self-discovery that takes him from the executive suites of the advertising world to the sandy beaches of tropical islands.
During the 1960s swarms of motorcyclists roamed along London´s North Circular Road in nightly ´´burn ups´´. Their pit stop was the Ace Cafe at Stonebridge Park. This is their story as told by the boys who raced and the policemen who chased, woven against a background of contemporary reports.
Cafe Berlin is a hypnotic literary thriller and an unforgettable portrayal of the feverish, decadent world of Berlin clubgoers in the months leading up to the Nazi rise to power. Utterly accurate in its depiction of historical and military events and astoundingly rich in detail, Cafe Berlin is vivid and compelling.
The Beach Cafe is Lucy Diamond´s classic bestseller, a story of new beginnings, love and adventure. Evie Flynn has always been the black sheep of her family - a dreamer and a drifter, unlike her over-achieving elder sisters. She´s tried making a name for herself as an actress, a photographer and a singer, but nothing has ever worked out. Now she´s stuck in temp hell, with a sensible, pension-planning boyfriend. Somehow life seems to be passing her by. Then her beloved aunt Jo dies suddenly in a car crash, leaving Evie an unusual legacy - her precious beach cafe in Cornwall. Determined to make a success of something for the first time in her life, Evie heads off to Cornwall to get the cafe and her life back on track - and gets more than she bargained for, both in work and in love . . .
Cafe Esperanza so nennt Alois Schwarz seine Sammlung von Geschichten, die der Pastor bei seinem Aufenthalt als Gastdozent am Theologischen College in San Fernando erlebt und aufgeschrieben hat. Mit einer seltenen Mischung aus genauer Beobachtungsgabe, feinem Humor und großer Menschenfreundlichkeit schildert der Autor seine Erfahrungen und Begegnungen mit den Filopinos. So bringt er uns auch die Kirche der Philippinen näher, die hierzulande kaum wahrgenommen wird und nimmt den Leser mit auf eine Reise in dieses faszinierende Land ...