Richard Strauss: Arabella

Author: Kenneth Birkin

Publisher: Cambridge University Press


Category: Music

Page: 162

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The first comprehensive guide to Richard Strauss's opera, Arabella.


Georgette Heyer Classic Heroines

Author: Georgette Heyer

Publisher: Random House


Category: Fiction

Page: 288

View: 108

_____________________________ A BELOVED CLASSIC FROM THE QUEEN OF THE REGENCY ROMANCE _____________________________ A fiery debutante. An ill-tempered bachelor. A romance for the ages. Arabella, the daughter of an impoverished country parson, dreams of a new life in London. But her beauty and charm will only get her so far – and when Arabella embarks on her first London season armed with nothing but a benevolent godmother and her own notoriously short temper, she quickly runs afoul of Robert Beaumaris. He’s the most eligible bachelor of the day, with a personality as strong and combative as hers – and Arabella cannot abide him thinking of her as just another pretty girl after his wealth. So she allows herself to be provoked into a game of deception – one that could have unexpected consequences... Arabella is a rich, dashing romance from Georgette Heyer, the legendary creator of the beloved Regency romance genre. _____________________________ 'Wonderful characters . . . rapturously romantic' KATIE FFORDE 'A wonderful wit . . . I’ve read her over and over and over again' STEPHEN FRY 'Triumphantly good . . . Georgette Heyer is unbeatable' INDIA KNIGHT

Missing Arabella

Author: Kathryn Siebel

Publisher: Oxford University Press - Children


Category: Juvenile Fiction


View: 327

A twin banished unbreakable bond unlikely fairytale. Sometimes a disaster is just a disaster, and nothing good can be said about it. But sometimes a disaster is an excuse for a fresh start. Arabella and Henrietta are twins. If you saw them, you'd find it very hard to tell them apart. But once you get to know them, you'll discover that although they look alike, that's where the similarity ends ...Henrietta is a constant headache for her parents-always causing problems and upset. Why, oh why can't she be more like Arabella? Sent away to live with strange Aunt Renfrew, Henrietta wonders if she'll ever see Arabella again. But the bond between sisters is strong, and even stronger when your sister is also your twin and your best friend. And so Arabella begins her journey through the forest to find Henrietta ...A contemporary and unique fairytale for modern readers. Perfect for fans of books by Emma Carroll and Michelle Harrison. [Review from Booklist] 'With an abundance of quirky characters and odd plotlines that call to mind Roald Dahl or Lemony Snicket, this first novel offers a gently mischievous exploration of both family ties and sibling rivalry. Young readers will laugh at the foolish adults, who cannot remember what is important in life, while Siebel's message of self-reliance comes through loud and clear.'

Mail Order Bride: Arabella

Author: Sabrina Dawson

Publisher: Roxie Brandon


Category: Fiction

Page: 74

View: 417

Arabella Bronson is beautiful and intelligent. It had been the tragically early death of her dear Papa and Mama that had left her alone and with little to support herself with. Thankfully, as the daughter of the local Schoolmaster she had enjoyed the privilege of a good education, and so becoming a governess had seemed a most logical step. Now, after eight years, she could feel her role had changed. Arabella gets married to Luke and they struggle to find common ground and make their marriage work. Will they each take the risk and open their hearts to one another? Can their marriage survive and will they find love and contentment in each other?

Arabella and the Battle of Venus

Author: David D. Levine

Publisher: Macmillan


Category: Fiction

Page: 432

View: 651

The thrilling adventures of Arabella Ashby continue in Arabella and the Battle of Venus, the second book in Hugo-winning author David D. Levine's swashbuckling sci-fi, alternate history series! Arabella’s wedding plans to marry Captain Singh of the Honorable Mars Trading Company are interrupted when her fiancé is captured by the French and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp on swampy Venus. Now, Arabella must find passage to an enemy-controlled planet in the middle of a war, bribe or fight her way past vicious guards, and rescue her Captain. To do this she must enlist the help of the dashing privateer, Daniel Fox of the Touchstone and build her own clockwork navigational automaton in order to get to Venus before the dread French general, Joseph Fouché, the Executioner of Lyon. Once on Venus, Arabella, Singh, and Fox soon discover that Napoleon has designed a secret weapon, one that could subjugate the entire galaxy if they can’t discover a way to stop Fouché, and the entire French army, from completing their emperor’s mandate. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Lady Arabella's Scandalous Marriage

Author: Carole Mortimer

Publisher: Harlequin


Category: Fiction

Page: 288

View: 785

You are cordially invited to the marriage of Darius Wynter, Duke of Carlyne Dark and dangerous, Darius has a reputation riddled with unsavory rumor… to Lady Arabella St. Claire Headstrong and feisty, yet more innocent than she'll ever admit… What is Lady Arabella letting herself in for? Sinister whispers surround the death of Darius's first wife—could Arabella be in jeopardy? Or will the infamous duke prove all of society wrong? One thing's for sure—after the compromising situation that led to this marriage, Arabella will soon discover the exquisite pleasures of the marriage bed….

Arabella's Secrets

Author: Timothy A. Boling

Publisher: T.A.B.



Page: 112

View: 174

It was suppose to be their honeymoon. Nick Stone - renowned pothead, trouble-maker, and all around Good Guy - accompanied by his mentally unstable and very pregnant wife Laurie, take a trip to Nick's birthplace - a tiny and forgotten little island called Arabella. Home to Spanish natives and retired Naval officers, Arabella is a hidden paradise to those who know of its existence. The mysteries start as soon as they step foot on the island. Nick finds Arabella is now under the rule of an oppressing dictator whose wife mysteriously vanished, hell-bent on keeping the people of the island in the Dark Ages. But he has his reason. Just about everyone on Arabella has their own secret. To each, it's a secret that could destroy their lives. And they'll do whatever necessary to keep Nick from finding out. Thirty miles off the coast, a secret militant force plans their move. Only one person knows who they are and why they're here. But no one knows their ultimate motive. They want the island.