Author: Cathy Gohlke Genre: Fiction Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. ISBN: 9781496400802 Book Pages: 405 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
2016 Christy Award Winner! (Historical novel category) 2016 Carol Award Winner! (Historical category) All her life, Hannah Sterling longed for a close relationship with her estranged mother. Following Lieselotte's death, Hannah determines to unlock the secrets of her mother's mysterious past and is shocked to discover a grandfather living in Germany. Thirty years earlier, Lieselotte's father is quickly ascending the ranks of the Nazi party, and a proper marriage for his daughter could help advance his career. Lieselotte is in love--but her beloved Lukas is far from an ideal match, as he secretly works against the Reich. Yet Lieselotte never imagined how far her father would go to ensure her cooperation. Both Hannah's and Lieselotte's stories unfold as Hannah travels to Germany to meet her grandfather, who is hiding wartimes secrets of his own. Longing for connection, yet shaken by all she uncovers, Hannah must decide if she can atone for her family's tragic past and how their legacy will shape her future.
Author: Brenda Novak Genre: Fiction Publisher: MIRA ISBN: 9781460395844 Book Pages: 400 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
Exciting, emotional, intense. The thrilling follow-up to New York Times bestselling author Brenda Novak's highly acclaimed The Secret Sister. The things that happen in families are always surprising and sometimes shocking! The rich and powerful Josephine Lazarow, matriarch of Fairham Island, is dead. The police say it's suicide, but Keith, her estranged son, doesn't believe it. Keith bears scars—both physical and emotional—from his childhood, but he's worked hard to overcome the past. After walking away from his mother and her controlling ways five years ago, he's built a new life in LA. He's also accumulated a fortune of his own. But as soon as he learns of his mother's death, he returns to Fairham. He feels he owes it to his grandfather to put the family empire together again—and he's determined to find his mother's killer. Problem is…coming home to Fairham puts him back in contact with Nancy Dellinger, the woman he hurt so badly when he left before. And digging that deep into his mother's final days and hours entails a very real risk. Because the person who killed her could be someone he loves…
Author: Michael Robotham Genre: Fiction Publisher: Pocket Books ISBN: 9781982149000 Book Pages: 496 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
“Two terrific female characters, both with secrets. Add Michael Robotham’s clean prose and whipcrack pacing. The result? A book you won’t be able to put down, although you may occasionally want to hide your eyes.” —Stephen King “A premium delivery.” —People Meghan doesn’t know Agatha, but Agatha knows Meghan. And the one thing Agatha looks forward to each day is catching a glimpse of her, the effortlessly chic customer at the grocery store where she works stocking shelves. Meghan has it all: two adorable children, a handsome and successful husband, a happy marriage, a beautiful house, and a popular parenting blog that Agatha reads with devotion each night as she waits for her absent boyfriend, the father of the baby growing inside her, to return her calls. Yet if Agatha could look beyond the gloss and trappings of Meghan’s “perfect life,” she’d see the flaws and doubts. Meghan has her secrets too, especially one that she dare not ever tell. Soon the lives of these two women will collide in the most spellbinding and intimate of ways, until their secrets are exposed by one shocking act that cannot be undone. From internationally bestselling author Michael Robotham, The Secrets She Keeps is a dark, exquisite, and twisted page-turner so full of surprises, you’ll find it impossible to put down.
Can she trust him? The Safest Lies by Debra Webb The only way for Special Agent Sadie Buchanan to retrieve a hostage from a criminal camp embedded deep in the Tennessee wilderness is to team up with a stranger she can’t figure out. He’s attractive and smart, yes. Trustworthy, maybe. But when hardheaded Sadie and operative Flynn move to outsmart the enemy, extreme danger lies ahead… Undercover Accomplice by Carol Ericson A terrorist attack is looming, and Delta Force soldier Hunter Mancini must team up with CIA operative Sue Chandler—again. Their mission: find and stop a radical group before it obtains and detonates a nuclear weapon. But as disaster threatens and everything is on the line, Sue reveals a secret even this action-hardened warrior couldn’t imagine…
Author: Amelia Carr Genre: Fiction Publisher: Hachette UK ISBN: 9780755384075 Book Pages: 410 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
A mother tragically lost... A daughter's search for the truth... Filled with secrets, twists and turns, Amelia Carr's duel-strand romantic epic The Secret She Kept is the perfect read for fans of Kate Morton, Rachel Hore and Katherine Webb. Fearless Felicity Penrose thrives on adventure: she's one of the most experienced female sailors in the world. But one day, in the middle of the 1950s, her boat is found abandoned. Fliss has mysteriously vanished, tragically leaving behind her husband and baby girl. Nearly thirty years later, Emma's world is rocked when she is approached by journalist Mike Bond with an extraordinary revelation: that Fliss was seen in America after she was presumed drowned. As Emma delves into her mother's past, she begins to unravel a tale of deep, abiding love and promises forgotten. And the rest of her family are thrown into turmoil. For Fliss is not the only one with secrets long-concealed... What readers are saying about The Secret She Kept: 'Had me gripped right from the start to the very last page' 'There is no disappointment in this emotional page-turner' 'I loved the way it went backwards and forwards in time - the whole story was a wonderful tale'
Author: Deb Caletti Genre: Fiction Publisher: Bantam ISBN: 9780345548108 Book Pages: 352 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
A trio of women gather at their aunt's once famous Nevada odivorce ranch,o where in the 1950's, high-society women and Hollywood elite gathered to obtain quickie divorces. As they tackle their own conflicts of love and marriage, past and present collide when secrets of the ranch's tumultuous history are revealed. Here is a story of the pull of stability versus the inevitability of change, the therapeutic power of female friendship, and the astonishment of finding yourself just when you've convinced yourself that you're lost. More than anything, it's about love's most timeless struggle-losing your heart while keeping your head.
Author: Lara Prescott Genre: Fiction Publisher: Bond Street Books ISBN: 9780385693271 Book Pages: 304 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
A HELLO SUNSHINE x REESE WITHERSPOON BOOK CLUB PICK A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A WASHINGTON POST NOTABLE WORK OF FICTION IN 2019 AN AMAZON BEST BOOK OF 2019 A thrilling tale of secretaries turned spies, of love and duty, and of sacrifice--the real-life story of the CIA plot to infiltrate the hearts and minds of Soviet Russia, not with propaganda, but with the greatest love story of the twentieth century: Doctor Zhivago. At the height of the Cold War, two secretaries are pulled out of the typing pool at the CIA and given the assignment of a lifetime. Their mission: to smuggle Doctor Zhivago out of the USSR, where no one dares publish it, and help Pasternak's magnum opus make its way into print around the world. Glamorous and sophisticated Sally Forrester is a seasoned spy who has honed her gift for deceit all over the world--using her magnetism and charm to pry secrets out of powerful men. Irina is a complete novice, and under Sally's tutelage quickly learns how to blend in, make drops and invisibly ferry classified documents. The Secrets We Kept combines a legendary literary love story--the decades-long affair between Pasternak and his mistress and muse, Olga Ivinskaya, who was sent to the Gulag and inspired Zhivago's heroine, Lara--with a narrative about two women empowered to lead lives of extraordinary intrigue and risk. From Pasternak's country estate outside Moscow to the brutalities of the Gulag, from Washington, DC, to Paris and Milan, The Secrets We Kept captures a watershed moment in the history of literature--told with soaring emotional intensity and captivating historical detail. And at the centre of this unforgettable debut is the powerful belief that a piece of art can change the world.
Author: Brenda Novak Genre: Fiction Publisher: MIRA ISBN: 9781488036989 Book Pages: 400 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
See why critics have called these two books by New York Times bestselling author Brenda “the best romantic thriller I’ve ever read” (The San Francisco Book Review on The Secret Sister) and a “richly rewarding story” (Booklist on The Secrets She Kept). The Secret Sister After a painful divorce, Maisey Lazarow returns to Fairham, the small island off the South Carolina coast where she grew up. But the last person she wants to see is the wealthy, controlling mother she escaped years ago. She finds herself living next door to someone else she’d prefer to avoid—Rafe Romero, the wild, reckless boy to whom she lost her virginity at sixteen. He’s back on the island, and to her surprise, he’s raising a young daughter alone. Maisey’s still attracted to him, but her heart’s too broken to risk… Then something even more disturbing happens. She discovers a box of photographs that evoke distant memories of a little girl. Maisey believes the girl must’ve been her sister, but her mother claims there was no sister. She’s convinced that child existed. So where is she now? Originally published in 2015 The Secrets She Kept The rich and powerful Josephine Lazarow, matriarch of Fairham Island, is dead. The police say it’s suicide, but Keith, her estranged son, doesn’t believe it. Keith bears scars—both physical and emotional—from his childhood, but he’s worked hard to overcome the past. But he feels he owes it to his grandfather to put the family empire together again—and he’s determined to find his mother’s killer. Problem is…coming home to Fairham puts him back in contact with Nancy Dellinger, the woman he hurt so badly when he left before. And digging that deep into his mother’s final days and hours entails a very real risk. Because the person who killed her could be someone he loves… Originally published in 2016
Author: Barbara Davis Genre: Fiction Publisher: Penguin ISBN: 9781101614747 Book Pages: 384 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
When a young woman returns to North Carolina after a thirty-year absence, she finds that the once grand tobacco plantation she called home holds more secrets than she ever imagined. Though Peak Plantation has been in her family for generations, Leslie Nichols can’t wait to rid herself of the farm left to her by her estranged grandmother Maggie—and with it the disturbing memories of her mother’s death, her father’s disgrace, and her unhappy childhood. But Leslie isn’t the only one with a claim to Peak. Jay Davenport, Peak’s reclusive caretaker, has his own reasons for holding onto the land bequeathed to him by Leslie’s grandmother. Before she died, Maggie hinted at a terrible secret surrounding Adele Laveau, a lady’s maid who came to Peak during the 1930s and died under mysterious circumstances. Jay is haunted by Maggie’s story, yet the truth eludes him—until Leslie uncovers a cryptically marked grave on the property. As they delve into the mystery of Adele’s death, Leslie and Jay discover shocking secrets that extend deep into the roots of Leslie’s family tree—secrets that have the power to alter her life forever.
To face down a tragic past She must first confront the long-withheld truth… A disturbed fellow student made Kate McKendrick’s high school a hunting ground. Now, as Briar Ridge High’s new principal, she’s struggling to help the divided town—and herself—heal. But a vengeful individual won’t stop until Kate is dead. As Kate and former bad boy Riggs Benford uncover the secrets of that day, their irresistible attraction could turn their future to ashes… From Harlequin Intrigue: Seek thrills. Solve crimes. Justice served. For more action-packed stories, check out the other books in the A Badge of Courage Novel series by Rita Herron: Book 1: The Secret She Kept