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|Author||: Eoin Dempsey|
|Editor||: Lake Union Press|
Nothing could keep Christopher and Rebecca apart: not her abusive parents, or even the fiancé she brought home after running away to England. But when World War II finally strikes the island of Jersey, the Nazi invaders ship Rebecca to Europe as part of Hitler's Final Solution against the Jewish population. After Christopher and his family are deported back to their native Germany, he volunteers for the Nazi SS, desperate to save the woman he loves. He is posted to Auschwitz and finds himself put in control of the money stolen from the victims of the gas chambers. As Christopher searches for Rebecca, he struggles to not only maintain his cover, but also the grip on his soul. Managing the river of tainted money flowing through the horrific world of Auschwitz may give him unexpected opportunities. But will it give him the strength to accept a brave new fate that could change his life—and others' lives—forever?
|Author||: Rebecca Thomas|
|Editor||: Nimbus Publishing Limited|
Former Halifax Poet Laureate and second-generation residential school survivor Rebecca Thomas writes honestly and powerfully in this companion piece to Rita Joe's I Lost My Talk. Includes vibrant illustrations from Mi?kmaw artist Pauline Young.
|Author||: Daphne du Maurier|
|Editor||: Little, Brown|
The classic Gothic suspense novel by Daphne du Maurier -- winner of the Anthony Award for Best Novel of the Century -- is now a Netflix film starring Lily James and Armie Hammer. Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again . . . The novel begins in Monte Carlo, where our heroine is swept off her feet by the dashing widower Maxim de Winter and his sudden proposal of marriage. Orphaned and working as a lady's maid, she can barely believe her luck. It is only when they arrive at his massive country estate that she realizes how large a shadow his late wife will cast over their lives--presenting her with a lingering evil that threatens to destroy their marriage from beyond the grave. "Daphne du Maurier created a scale by which modern women can measure their feelings." --Stephen King
|Author||: Janis McCurry|
She's the good twin ? until she's coerced by a hunky detective into assuming her sister's identity as an exotic dancer.Detective Jack Delancey wants justice. Even if it means using a reserved librarian. Just one problem-she tosses his willpower away along with her clothing. And when the pursuit for a murderer turns deadly, Jack must decide if getting his man is worth losing his woman.Good twin Rebecca Morgan must pose as her sister to save her from jail. Rebecca dons six-inch heels and discovers a shockingly sensual side she didn't know she had. Worse, when she dances, it's all for Jack-but will he still want her once he closes the case?
|Author||: Richard Wright|
When Abby ventures into the old barn behind her house, she discovers a diary that connects her with a girl who lived there long ago. Rebecca becomes her true friend, but will time tear them apart?Abby McBride knows a little about her family history, like the fact that their property used to be a farm, complete with horses and other animals. Her dad always talks about tearing down the old barn, which is nearly falling apart, so Abby takes what could be her last chance to explore it, and she discovers an amazing treasure: dozens of old photographs and antiques, as well as the diary of a young girl named Rebecca, who lived in 1910. As she reads the diary, Abby learns more about what life was like back then, and she begins to think of Rebecca as a friend. Even though the two girls are separated by time, Rebecca is there for Abby when she needs her, and just maybe, Abby can be there for Rebecca , too.
|Author||: Ken Follett|
Ken Follett’s The Key to Rebecca took readers and critics by storm when first published more than twenty years ago. Today, it remains one of the best espionage novels ever written. Look out for Ken's newest book, A Column of Fire, available now. A brilliant and ruthless Nazi master agent is on the loose in Cairo. His mission is to send Rommel’s advancing army the secrets that will unlock the city’s doors. In all of Cairo, only two people can stop him. One is a down-on-his-luck English officer no one will listen to. The other is a vulnerable young Jewish girl. . . .
|Author||: Rebecca Friedlander|
|Editor||: Baker Books|
Americans spend millions on beauty products, weight-loss programs, and age-defying medical interventions each year. We set impossible standards and feel bad about ourselves when we don't reach them. Is beauty truly that difficult to attain? Or could it be that our idea of what's beautiful is simply too narrow? With engaging personal stories and dramatic before-and-after photography, filmmaker Rebecca Friedlander uncovers the true beauty of 12 women from various ethnicities and backgrounds, empowering us to shatter the lies of rejection, doubt, and low self-esteem. Utilizing compelling biblical truth and questions for personal reflection, Friedlander helps us identify our own personal battlegrounds, celebrate our uniqueness, and embrace God's definition of beautiful. Anyone who loves a great makeover story or who wants to explore their unique identity will love this eye-opening book. Let's stop letting the world define beauty and start being a voice that tells the world what true beauty actually looks like.
|Author||: Janis McCurry|
She's the good twin … until she's coerced by a hunky detective into assuming her sister's identity as an exotic dancer.Detective Jack Delancey wants justice. Even if it means using a reserved librarian. Just one problem—she tosses his willpower away along with her clothing. And when the pursuit for a murderer turns deadly, Jack must decide if getting his man is worth losing his woman.Good twin Rebecca Morgan must pose as her sister to save her from jail. Rebecca dons six-inch heels and discovers a shockingly sensual side she didn't know she had. Worse, when she dances, it's all for Jack—but will he still want her once he closes the case?Originally published as Revealing Rebecca
|Author||: Kevin Williams|
Amish fiction: Part II of the "Rebecca" trilogy begins where Part I, Rebecca at the Beach, leaves off. This is the story of what happens when two young adults, one Amish, the other not, meet in the sand and surf of Florida's only Plain community.
|Author||: Rebecca Raine|
|Editor||: Rebecca Raine|
When being seduced by a rock star, only a fool falls in love.Sean The night Dante Sinclair lured me into his dressing room and gave me my first kiss, I was oblivious to one important fact: all rock stars are spoiled narcissists. I learned my lesson when our failed attempt at a reunion left me humiliated and heartbroken. Now, Dante is booked into the music retreat I run. Years have passed, so I know he won't recognise me. He'll have no idea the man cooking his meals and washing his clothes is the same skinny boy he kissed so long ago. And when he begins to look at me like I'm his new favourite muse, my anonymity will be my only protection against the sensuality of his charms. Dante Grey. It's the name I gave to the only boy I ever kissed. He is my favourite memory. The place my mind goes when the expectations of rock stardom threaten to choke me. I barely remember what he looked like, but I'll never forget the way he made me feel. When I came to this retreat, my goals were simple: get out of my creative rut and write my new album. But one look into Sean's eyes is enough to threaten the tenuous control I have over my life. He swears we've never met, but there's a Grey-ness to him that inspires me, even as it makes me ache to satisfy the cravings I've denied for so long. He may not be my Grey-but he's close enough. Finding Grey is an exciting MM rock star romance by Australian author Rebecca Raine. Although part of a series, it is a standalone novel with no cliffhanger and a highly satisfying HEA.
|Author||: Rebecca Solnit|
A stimulating exploration of wandering, being lost, and the uses of the unknown from the author of Recollections of My Nonexistence Written as a series of autobiographical essays, A Field Guide to Getting Lost draws on emblematic moments and relationships in Rebecca Solnit's life to explore issues of uncertainty, trust, loss, memory, desire, and place. Solnit is interested in the stories we use to navigate our way through the world, and the places we traverse, from wilderness to cities, in finding ourselves, or losing ourselves. While deeply personal, her own stories link up to larger stories, from captivity narratives of early Americans to the use of the color blue in Renaissance painting, not to mention encounters with tortoises, monks, punk rockers, mountains, deserts, and the movie Vertigo. The result is a distinctive, stimulating voyage of discovery.
|Author||: Rebecca Winn|
|Editor||: Grand Central Publishing|
"When women share the truth about life and loss . . . hope is restored" in this enlightening and comforting memoir about purpose, personal growth, and nature's ability to heal (Sarah Ban Breathnach). "There is so much life in the garden. That is why I come. Life that is gentle, self-supporting, and beautiful. Continuous in its cycles, grounded, pure." When her husband asked for a divorce after twenty-five years of marriage, Rebecca Winn felt untethered physically, spiritually, and emotionally. The security she'd had in her marriage was suddenly replaced by an overwhelming sense of fear, hopelessness, and dread. She felt invisible and alone and was horrified to consider that her deepest longing -- to know and be known by another person -- might never be realized. But from this fear emerged a powerful desire to answer one of life's most profound questions: How can we ever know another person if we do not truly know ourselves? Facilitated in measures by a love affair with a younger man, dedicated study of Jungian psychology, and a deep dive into global spiritual practices, Winn transformed heartbreak into wholeness through communion with the divine in nature. By turning to her garden for guidance, sanctuary, and inspiration, and dialing closely into the flora and fauna around her, she ultimately discovered what is possible when we are willing look at our unvarnished selves with an open mind -- and see others with an open heart.
|Author||: Rebecca Solnit|
A passionate, thought provoking exploration of walking as a political and cultural activity, from the author of the memoir Recollections of My Nonexistence Drawing together many histories--of anatomical evolution and city design, of treadmills and labyrinths, of walking clubs and sexual mores--Rebecca Solnit creates a fascinating portrait of the range of possibilities presented by walking. Arguing that the history of walking includes walking for pleasure as well as for political, aesthetic, and social meaning, Solnit focuses on the walkers whose everyday and extreme acts have shaped our culture, from philosophers to poets to mountaineers. She profiles some of the most significant walkers in history and fiction--from Wordsworth to Gary Snyder, from Jane Austen's Elizabeth Bennet to Andre Breton's Nadja--finding a profound relationship between walking and thinking and walking and culture. Solnit argues for the necessity of preserving the time and space in which to walk in our ever more car-dependent and accelerated world.
|Author||: Philip Siddall,Rebecca McCabe,Robin Murray,Judith Lucy|
Pain is described as the hidden epidemic, the gift that no one wants, and yet one in five Australians experience chronic pain and this rises to one in three for over 65s.That means that you or someone you know almost certainly lives with the effects of pain that won’t go away. The Pain Book is a definitive response to this huge but often unseen need.It helps people face pain by using plain language to explain the source and types of pain, how the body and mind respond and the kinds of treatments available.It also helps people find hope by giving practical physical, psychological and spiritual steps to managing and reducing pain – complete with illustrations, techniques and exercises. About the AuthorsAuthors of The Pain Book have devoted much of their lives to help people in finding hope when it hurts.Professor Philip Siddall is a specialist pain medicine physician, active researcher and is a sought-after speaker and writer on pain. Rebecca McCabe is a senior physiotherapist, president of Bethany Health Care Centre, member of the Sisters of Mercy and former Australian swimmer.Dr Robin Murray is a clinical psychologist and neuropsychologist and is an international trainer in the Psychology of Happiness and Management of Chronic PainTogether they run the Pain Management Service at Greenwich Hospital, spending time every day with people in pain – to whom they dedicate The Pain Book.
|Author||: Rebecca Stead|
|Editor||: Wendy Lamb Books|
"Like A Wrinkle in Time (Miranda's favorite book), When You Reach Me far surpasses the usual whodunit or sci-fi adventure to become an incandescent exploration of 'life, death, and the beauty of it all.'" —The Washington Post This Newbery Medal winner that has been called "smart and mesmerizing," (The New York Times) and "superb" (The Wall Street Journal) will appeal to readers of all types, especially those who are looking for a thought-provoking mystery with a mind-blowing twist. Shortly after a fall-out with her best friend, sixth grader Miranda starts receiving mysterious notes, and she doesn’t know what to do. The notes tell her that she must write a letter—a true story, and that she can’t share her mission with anyone. It would be easy to ignore the strange messages, except that whoever is leaving them has an uncanny ability to predict the future. If that is the case, then Miranda has a big problem—because the notes tell her that someone is going to die, and she might be too late to stop it. Winner of the Boston Globe–Horn Book Award for Fiction A New York Times Bestseller and Notable Book Five Starred Reviews A Junior Library Guild Selection "Absorbing." —People "Readers ... are likely to find themselves chewing over the details of this superb and intricate tale long afterward." —The Wall Street Journal "Lovely and almost impossibly clever." —The Philadelphia Inquirer "It's easy to imagine readers studying Miranda's story as many times as she's read L'Engle's, and spending hours pondering the provocative questions it raises." —Publishers Weekly, Starred review
|Author||: Rebecca Coffindaffer|
A deadly race across 1,001 planets will determine more than just the fate of the empire. This explosive first book in a duology jam-packed with tension and thrills is perfect for fans of The Hunger Games, Aurora Rising, and Three Dark Crowns. Alyssa Farshot has spent her whole life trying to outrun her family legacy, even leaving behind the Kingship and her uncle, the emperor, for a life of exploring. But when her dying uncle announces a crownchase—a search for the royal seal hidden in the empire that will determine the next ruler—Alyssa is thrust into her greatest, most dangerous adventure yet.
|Author||: Eoin Dempsey|
|Editor||: Lake Union Publishing|
Against the backdrop of WWII-ravaged Italy comes a powerful and emotional novel of love, survival, justice, and second chances by the bestselling author of White Rose, Black Forest. Occupied Italy, 1944. In the mountain regions south of Bologna, Liliana Nicoletti's family finds escaped POW James Foley behind German lines. Committed to the anti-Fascist cause, they deliver him to a powerful band of local partisans. But when the SS launches a brutal attack against the Resistance, Liliana's peaceful community is destroyed. Alone and thrown together by tragedy, James and Liliana fight together as Monte Sole burns. Forging an unbreakable bond, they know their only hope of survival is to make it to the Allied lines. Twelve years later, fate reunites Liliana, newly widowed, and James, now a journalist for a New York magazine. Liliana reveals to him the obsession that has haunted her since the massacre at Monte Sole: finding and bringing to justice the SS officer who ordered her family killed. James has a revelation too. He might know how to hunt the man down. Joining forces once more, and increasingly drawn to each other, Liliana and James discover new levels of conspiracy on a journey that leads them to Argentina--and to a choice that will change their lives forever.
|Author||: Margaret Kaine|
|Editor||: Hodder & Stoughton|
A missing love. An unexpected baby. A huge decision. Orphaned and homeless, Rebecca Lawson, is forced to return to London to live and work with her aunt and uncle at their pub in the East End. Then one fateful day, Ian Beresford walks into the bar and eighteen-year-old Rebecca, longing for security and a home of her own, falls deeply in love. But Ian disappears and Rebecca discovers to her horror that she's pregnant. Frantic with worry, she travels to his family home in Stoke-on-Trent to find him. But awaiting her is the shocking news of an appalling tragedy. Will Rebecca keep her baby, and finally find the happiness she's been seeking? *********** Praise for Roses For Rebecca 'A sensitive and well crafted portrayal of a young, unmarried girl . . . How true to life it seemed' Historical Novels Association 'A touching and genuinely moving novel with a cast of brilliant characters' Maureen Lee '[Kaine] has a real gift for characterisation and for making the various people who bring her tales to vivid life totally believable' Leicester Mercury
|Author||: Rebecca Apsan|
|Editor||: Workman Publishing|
It’s the essential guide to dressing to undress, from the basics of bras, panties, slips, and shapewear to the sexy extremes of corsets, sheer chemises, balconets, and bustiers—perfect for the tens of millions of fans of Fifty Shades of Grey who are now wondering what to wear. Written by lingerie expert Rebecca Apsan (“the best bra-fitter in the country”—New York magazine), Lessons in Lingerie covers it all: The revelation of a properly fitted bra. How to cultivate your inner coquette. How to look ten pounds thinner. What works under a clingy dress or a sheer white blouse. The basics of shopping, cleaning, organizing. And Ms. Apsan’s manifesto for change: Stop wearing underwear!