The Last Thing She Told Me

The Last Thing She Told Me
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Author: Linda Green
Pages: 400
ISBN: 9781786483744
Release: 2018-07-26
Editor: Quercus Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

'A chiller with a puzzling mystery that manages to be a tearjerker too. Prepare for sleepless nights' Grazia Even the deepest-buried secrets can find their way to the surface... Moments before she dies, Nicola's grandmother Betty whispers to her that there are babies at the bottom of the garden. Nicola's mother claims she was talking nonsense. However, when Nicola's daughter finds a bone while playing in Betty's garden, it's clear that something sinister has taken place. But will unearthing painful family secrets end up tearing Nicola's family apart? The new emotionally-charged suspense novel from Linda Green, the bestselling author of While My Eyes Were Closed and After I've Gone 'Emotionally moving. A thought-provoking page turner with a poignant three-generational link.' Jane Corry, author of The Dead Ex, The Sunday Times Bestseller. _____________________________________ What readers are saying about the 'unmissable' Richard & Judy pick: 'A heartbreaking story about loss and love' 'Fast-paced with in-depth characters and spooky surroundings, it ticked all my boxes' 'I sobbed my heart out. I'll definitely be looking out for more from this author' 'Dark, intriguing and heart-breaking. First book I've read by this author but certainly won't be the last' 'I LOVED LOVED LOVED this book' 'Beautifully written, deeply moving and highly recommended!' 'A heart-breaking story of secrets, loss and regret' 'A great tense read! Full of gripping moments and twists and turns'

The Last Thing She Told Me

The Last Thing She Told Me
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Author: Linda Green
Pages: 384
ISBN: 1786483734
Release: 2019-11-05
Editor: Quercus

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Even the deepest buried secrets can find their way to the surface... Moments before she dies, Nicola's grandmother, Betty whispers to here that there are babies buried in the garden. Nicola's mother claims she was talking nonsense. However, when Nicola's daughter find a bone while playing in Betty's garden, it's clear that something sinister has taken place. But will unearthing painful family secrets end up tearing Nicola's family apart? The new emotionally-charged suspense novel from Linda Green, the bestselling author of While My Eyes Were Closed and After I am Gone.

The Last Thing She Told Me

The Last Thing She Told Me
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Author: Linda Green
Pages: 400
ISBN: 9781786483744
Release: 2018-07-26
Editor: Hachette UK

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

'A chiller with a puzzling mystery that manages to be a tearjerker too. Prepare for sleepless nights' Grazia Even the deepest-buried secrets can find their way to the surface... Moments before she dies, Nicola's grandmother Betty whispers to her that there are babies at the bottom of the garden. Nicola's mother claims she was talking nonsense. However, when Nicola's daughter finds a bone while playing in Betty's garden, it's clear that something sinister has taken place. But will unearthing painful family secrets end up tearing Nicola's family apart? The new emotionally-charged suspense novel from Linda Green, the bestselling author of While My Eyes Were Closed and After I've Gone 'Emotionally moving. A thought-provoking page turner with a poignant three-generational link.' Jane Corry, author of The Dead Ex, The Sunday Times Bestseller. _____________________________________ What readers are saying about the 'unmissable' Richard & Judy pick: 'A heartbreaking story about loss and love' 'Fast-paced with in-depth characters and spooky surroundings, it ticked all my boxes' 'I sobbed my heart out. I'll definitely be looking out for more from this author' 'Dark, intriguing and heart-breaking. First book I've read by this author but certainly won't be the last' 'I LOVED LOVED LOVED this book' 'Beautifully written, deeply moving and highly recommended!' 'A heart-breaking story of secrets, loss and regret' 'A great tense read! Full of gripping moments and twists and turns'

The Last Thing She Told Me

The Last Thing She Told Me
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Author: Linda Green
Pages: 400
ISBN: 1786483750
Release: 2018-07-31
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Some secrets have the power to tear a family apart . . . Moments before she dies, Nicola's grandmother Betty whispers to her that there are babies at the bottom of the garden. Nicola reassures her that it is two statues of fairies she has in the garden, but Betty insists there are babies. Nicola's mother Irene claims Betty was talking nonsense, but Nicola is not so sure. And when, after the funeral, her daughter Maisie finds a bone while playing by the fairy statues, Nicola knows that something sinister has taken place. But will unearthing painful family secrets end up tearing Nicola's family apart?

The Last Thing She Said

The Last Thing She Said
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Author: Walkley Rachel
Pages: 284
ISBN: 1999630734
Release: 2018-12-13
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Rebecca's afraid to go outside. Naomi's afraid to perform. And Leia's just afraid. The three sisters need to know if mysterious Ethan is the man their grandmother warned them about in her mysterious prophecy. Can these gifted sisters find the truth and discover there is more that connects them than they realise?

While My Eyes Were Closed

While My Eyes Were Closed
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Author: Linda Green
Pages: 432
ISBN: 9781784292805
Release: 2016-01-28
Editor: Quercus Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A nail-biting psychological drama for fans of the Richard & Judy bestseller THE LAST THING SHE TOLD ME One, two, three . . . Lisa Dale shuts her eyes and counts to one hundred during a game of hide-and-seek. When she opens them, her four-year-old daughter Ella is gone. Disappeared without a trace. The police, the media and Lisa's family all think they know who snatched Ella. But what if the person who took her isn't a stranger? What if they are convinced they are doing the right thing? And what if Lisa's little girl is in danger of disappearing forever? *** Linda's next emotional page-turner, THE SECOND TIME WE MET, is now available to pre-order!!

After I ve Gone

After I ve Gone
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Author: Linda Green
Pages: 448
ISBN: 9781787471832
Release: 2017-10-26
Editor: Quercus Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

'One of the best books I've ever read!' Amazon reviewer. An emotional new psychological thriller from the #1 bestselling author of While My Eyes Were Closed. YOU HAVE 18 MONTHS LEFT TO LIVE . . . On a wet Monday in January, Jess Mount checks Facebook and discovers her timeline appears to have skipped forward 18 months, to a day when shocked family and friends are posting heartbreaking tributes to her following her death in an accident. Jess is left scared and confused: is she the target of a cruel online prank or is this a terrifying glimpse of her true fate? Amongst the posts are photos of a gorgeous son she has not yet conceived. But when new posts suggest her death was deliberate, Jess realises that if she changes the future to save her own life, the baby boy she has fallen in love with may never exist.

The Last Thing She Ever Did

The Last Thing She Ever Did
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Author: Gregg Olsen
Pages: 380
ISBN: 1542046424
Release: 2018
Editor: Thomas & Mercer

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Oregon's Deschutes River. For years Liz and Owen have admired their neighbors, Carole and David, who seem to have it all: security, happiness, and a beautiful son, Charlie. Then Charlie vanishes without a trace. In a heartrending accident, Liz has changed the lives of everyone she loves-- and is concealing it. As two marriages buckle in grief and fear, Liz retreats into guilt and paranoia... and another neighbor has his own secrets, his own pain, and his own reasons for watching Liz's every move.

One Moment

One Moment
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Author: Linda Green
Pages: 400
ISBN: 9781787478763
Release: 2019-12-01
Editor: Quercus Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

'I loved every single heartbreaking word. REALLY well done' LOUISE JENSEN, author of The Family 'You'll want to savour every single word of this beautifully written and thought provoking novel. An absolute winner' MIKE GAYLE, author of Half a World Away Finn and Kaz are about to meet for the first time... Ten-year-old Finn, a quirky, sensitive boy who talks a lot and only eats at cafes with a 5-star hygiene rating, is having a tough time at school and home. Outspoken Kaz, 59, who has an acerbic sense of humour and a heart of gold, is working at the café when Finn and his mum come in. They don't know it yet, but the second time they meet will be a moment which changes both of their lives forever . . . ~*~ What readers are saying about One Moment: ~*~ 'Up there with the very best. I sobbed big fat tears and at one point I was inconsolable. Truly a classic of our time' 'WOW! I've read hundreds of books and never has one touched me like this one' 'Oh, how I loved this book. It had me in the depths of sadness and the heights of joy. Beautifully written. This is one story that will stay with me' 'This book is just beautiful. I loved every page. I'd go so far as to say, one of the best books I've ever read' 'Buy it, you will not be disappointed. I laughed and cried the whole way through in equal measures' 'Linda Green is an incredibly talented author and this book is crafted in such a special and clever way. I absolutely LOVED IT.' 'I feel like I've experienced something very special. Linda Green has woven an incredibly compelling and timely story which made me laugh, cry, fume with anger and nod in agreement so many times. By the end, I was in pieces' 'A wonderfully written book which is heart-breakingly sad but uplifting at the same time' 'One of the most uplifting yet heart-breaking novels you will ever read' 'The tears are running down my face having just finished this book in less than 24 hrs' 'The quality of writing is honestly mind blowing'

The Glass Castle

The Glass Castle
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Author: Jeannette Walls
Pages: 368
ISBN: 9781416544661
Release: 2006-01-02
Editor: Simon and Schuster

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Journalist Walls grew up with parents whose ideals and stubborn nonconformity were their curse and their salvation. Rex and Rose Mary and their four children lived like nomads, moving among Southwest desert towns, camping in the mountains. Rex was a charismatic, brilliant man who, when sober, captured his children's imagination, teaching them how to embrace life fearlessly. Rose Mary painted and wrote and couldn't stand the responsibility of providing for her family. When the money ran out, the Walls retreated to the dismal West Virginia mining town Rex had tried to escape. As the dysfunction escalated, the children had to fend for themselves, supporting one another as they found the resources and will to leave home. Yet Walls describes her parents with deep affection in this tale of unconditional love in a family that, despite its profound flaws, gave her the fiery determination to carve out a successful life. -- From publisher description.

Eight Hundred Grapes

Eight Hundred Grapes
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Author: Laura Dave
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9781476789293
Release: 2015-06-02
Editor: Simon and Schuster

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Heralded as “impossible to put down” (Elle), and named a Best Book of the Summer by Glamour, Good Housekeeping, Cosmopolitan, Elle, Marie Claire, and Us Weekly, Eight Hundred Grapes is a heartbreaking, funny, and deeply evocative novel about love, marriage, family, wine, and the treacherous terrain in which they all intersect. There are secrets you share, and secrets you hide… What if your beloved fiancé, he of the crinkly smile and irresistible British accent, had kept a life-changing secret from you? And what if, just a week before your dream wedding, you discovered it? Georgia Ford, bride-to-be, hops in her car and drives through the night, from Los Angeles to Sonoma, to her safe haven: her family, and the acclaimed family winery. Georgia craves the company of those who know her best, and whom she truly knows. Better yet, it’s the eve of the last harvest—the best time of the growing season, and Georgia knows she’ll find solace—and distraction—in the familiar rituals. But when Georgia arrives home, nothing is at all familiar. Her parents, her brothers, the family business, are all unrecognizable. It seems her fiancé isn’t the only one who’s been keeping secrets… Eight Hundred Grapes is a story about the messy realities of family, the strength (and weaknesses) of romantic love, and the importance of finding a place to call home. “This winning tale will both satisfy on a literary level and encourage oenophiles to pour themselves a glass of a recent vintage to enjoy while reading; it’s a tasty treat for wine lovers and teetotalers alike” (Publishers Weekly). You won’t be able to put this “addictive” (Us Weekly) novel down.

The Last Thing He Wanted

The Last Thing He Wanted
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Author: Joan Didion
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9780307787330
Release: 2011-02-16
Editor: Vintage

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

National Bestseller This intricate, fast-paced story about "trying to create a context for democracy and getting hands a little dirty in the process" is an incisive and chilling look at a modern world where things are not working as they should—and where the oblique and official language is as sinister as the events it is covering up. The narrator introduces Elena McMahon, estranged from a life of celebrity fundraisers and from her powerful West Coast husband, Wynn Janklow, whom she has left, taking Catherine, her daughter, to become a reporter for The Washington Post. She finds herself boarding a plane for Florida to see her father. She becomes embroiled in her his business even though "she had trained herself since childhood not to have any interest in what he was doing." It is from this moment that she is caught up in something much larger than she could have imagined. Into this startling vision of conspiracies, arms dealing, and assassinations, Didion makes connections among Dallas, Iran-Contra, and Castro, and points up how "spectral companies with high-concept names tended to interlock." As this book builds to its terrifying finish, we see the underpinnings of a dark historical underbelly.

Everything I Never Told You

Everything I Never Told You
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Author: Celeste Ng
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9781101634615
Release: 2014-06-26
Editor: Penguin

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The acclaimed debut novel by the author of Little Fires Everywhere. “A taut tale of ever deepening and quickening suspense." -O, the Oprah Magazine "Explosive...Both a propulsive mystery and a profound examination of a mixed-race family." -Entertainment Weekly “Lydia is dead. But they don’t know this yet.” So begins this exquisite novel about a Chinese American family living in 1970s small-town Ohio. Lydia is the favorite child of Marilyn and James Lee, and her parents are determined that she will fulfill the dreams they were unable to pursue. But when Lydia’s body is found in the local lake, the delicate balancing act that has been keeping the Lee family together is destroyed, tumbling them into chaos. A profoundly moving story of family, secrets, and longing, Everything I Never Told You is both a gripping page-turner and a sensitive family portrait, uncovering the ways in which mothers and daughters, fathers and sons, and husbands and wives struggle, all their lives, to understand one another.

Hello Sunshine

Hello  Sunshine
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Author: Laura Dave
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9781476789323
Release: 2017-07-11
Editor: Simon and Schuster

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

"Sunshine Mackenzie is living the dream: she's a culinary star with millions of fans, a line of #1 bestselling cookbooks, and a devoted husband happy to support her every endeavor. And then she gets hacked. When Sunshine's secrets are revealed, her fall from grace is catastrophic: she loses the husband, her show, the fans, and her apartment. She's forced to return to the childhood home--and the estranged sister--she's tried hard to forget. But what Sunshine does amid the ashes of her own destruction may well save her life"--Amazon.com.

Out of My Mind

Out of My Mind
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Author: Sharon M. Draper
Pages: 295
ISBN: 9781416971719
Release: 2012-05
Editor: Simon and Schuster

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Considered by many to be mentally retarded, a brilliant, impatient fifth-grader with cerebral palsy discovers a technological device that will allow her to speak for the first time.

I Did A Bad Thing

I Did A Bad Thing
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Author: Linda Green
Pages: 276
ISBN: 9780755372904
Release: 2010-01-07
Editor: Headline

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

From the #1 bestselling author of WHILE MY EYES WERE CLOSED comes a smart, heartfelt and refreshing relationship tale. 'A brilliantly dark debut' Elle Sarah Roberts used to be good. Then she did something bad. Very bad. Now, years later, she's living a good life. She works as a local newspaper reporter and lives with her saintly boyfriend Jonathan. She has no reason to think her guilty past will ever catch up with her. Until Nick walks back into her life. And suddenly, what's good and bad aren't so clear to Sarah any more.

Forget My Name

Forget My Name
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Author: J. S. Monroe
Pages: 496
ISBN: 1786698064
Release: 2019-06-06
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

You are outside your front door. There are strangers in your house. Then you realise... You can't remember your name. She arrived at the train station after a difficult week at work. Her bag had been stolen, and with it, her identity. Her whole life was in there - passport, wallet, house key. When she tried to report the theft, she couldn't remember her own name. All she knew was her own address. Now she's outside Tony and Laura's front door. She says she lives in their home. They say they have never met her before. One of them is lying. 'Gripping, pointing you toward the worst possibility on every page in this deeply sinister, drip-drip kind of way ... This is an intricate story that will stay with you' Caroline Kepnes, author of You, on Find Me. WHAT READERS ARE SAYING ABOUT FORGET MY NAME: 'My attention was well and truly hooked... As the secrets (yes there are secrets) unfolded on the pages before me, I was stumped as to where the author was taking me!' 'A brilliant psychological thrillerthat grabs you from the first chapter and never lets go' 'Twists and turnsall the way through. Loved it' 'Delivers surprise after surprisealong with edge-of-the-seat tension' 'The twists and turns in the plot kept me guessing and the ending did not disappoint!' WHAT REVIEWERS ARE SAYING ABOUT J.S. MONROE: 'J.S. Monroe has woven an absorbing novel full of unpredictable twists, topped by a savage climax' THE TIMES. 'Intricately woven and heart-stoppingly believable, this has bestseller written all over it' CLARE MACKINTOSH. 'The most ingenious thrilleryou will read this year' M.J. ARLIDGE. 'Cunning, captivating and creepy' J.P. DELANEY. 'A tightly coiled and crafted plot' DAILY MAIL. 'Gripping and deeply sinister' CAROLINE KEPNES. 'An intricate puzzleof a thriller' LUCIE WHITEHOUSE.

We Were Liars

We Were Liars
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Author: E. Lockhart
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9780375984402
Release: 2014-05-13
Editor: Delacorte Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A modern, sophisticated suspense novel from National Book Award finalist, and Printz Award honoree E. Lockhart. A beautiful and distinguished family. A private island. A brilliant, damaged girl; a passionate, political boy. A group of four friends—the Liars—whose friendship turns destructive. A revolution. An accident. A secret. Lies upon lies. True love. The truth. Read it. And if anyone asks you how it ends, just LIE. "Thrilling, beautiful, and blisteringly smart, We Were Liars is utterly unforgettable." —John Green, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian
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Author: Sherman Alexie
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9780316219303
Release: 2012-01-10
Editor: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Bestselling author Sherman Alexie tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Determined to take his future into his own hands, Junior leaves his troubled school on the rez to attend an all-white farm town high school where the only other Indian is the school mascot. Heartbreaking, funny, and beautifully written, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, which is based on the author's own experiences, coupled with poignant drawings by Ellen Forney that reflect the character's art, chronicles the contemporary adolescence of one Native American boy as he attempts to break away from the life he was destined to live. With a forward by Markus Zusak, interviews with Sherman Alexie and Ellen Forney, and four-color interior art throughout, this edition is perfect for fans and collectors alike.

The First Husband

The First Husband
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Author: Laura Dave
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9781101515136
Release: 2011-05-12
Editor: Penguin

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"A fresh, funny take on the search for a soulmate." —People A savvy, page-turning novel about a woman torn between her husband and the man she thought she'd marry by the author of the New York Times Bestseller and Reese's Book Club Pick, The Last Thing He Told Me Annie Adams is days away from her thirty-second birthday and thinks she has finally found some happiness. She visits the world's most interesting places for her syndicated travel column and she's happily cohabiting with her movie director boyfriend Nick in Los Angeles. But when Nick comes home from a meeting with his therapist (aka "futures counselor") and announces that he's taking a break from their relationship so he can pursue a woman from his past, the place Annie had come to call home is shattered. Reeling, Annie stumbles into her neighborhood bar and finds Griffin-a grounded, charming chef who seems to be everything Annie didn't know she was looking for. Within three months, Griffin is Annie's husband and Annie finds herself trying to restart her life in rural Massachusetts. A wry observer of modern love, Laura Dave "steers clear of easy answers to explore the romantic choices we make" (USA Today). Her third novel is packed with humor, empathy, and psychological insight about the power of love and home.