The Girl Before

Author: J. P. Delaney
Publisher: Quercus
ISBN: 9781786489265
Size: 63.70 MB
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The Girl Before

Author: Rena Olsen
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101982373
Size: 74.22 MB
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In this powerful psychological suspense debut, when a woman’s life is shattered, she is faced with a devastating question: What if everything she thought was normal and good and true . . . wasn’t? Clara Lawson is torn from her life in an instant. Without warning, her home is invaded by armed men, and she finds herself separated from her beloved husband and daughters. The last thing her husband yells to her is to say nothing. In chapters that alternate between past and present, the novel slowly unpeels the layers of Clara’s fractured life. We see her growing up, raised with her sisters by the stern Mama and Papa G, becoming a poised and educated young woman, falling desperately in love with the forbidden son of her adoptive parents. We see her now, sequestered in an institution, questioned by men and women who call her a different name—Diana—and who accuse her husband of unspeakable crimes. As recollections of her past collide with new revelations, Clara must question everything she thought she knew, to come to terms with the truth of her history and to summon the strength to navigate her future. From the Hardcover edition.

The Girl Before You

Author: Nicola Rayner
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 000833272X
Size: 78.50 MB
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‘So addictive, it should come with a health warning’ Observer She was his. She was perfect. And then, she was gone.

The Girl Who Wasn T There

Author: Ferdinand von Schirach
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0349140472
Size: 62.32 MB
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Sebastian von Eschburg, scion of a wealthy, self-destructive family, survived his disastrous childhood to become a celebrated if controversial artist. He casts a provocative shadow over the Berlin scene; his disturbing photographs and installations show that truth and reality are two distinct things. When Sebastian is accused of murdering a young woman and the police investigation takes a sinister turn, seasoned lawyer Konrad Biegler agrees to represent him - and hopes to help himself in the process. But Biegler soon learns that nothing about the case, or the suspect, is what it appears. The new thriller from the acclaimed author of The Collini Case, THE GIRL WHO WASN'T THERE is dark, ingenious and irresistibly gripping.

The Girl From Laporte

Author: Judith A. Wantuch
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1479793116
Size: 36.55 MB
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This is a fictional novel about a very modern young girl who falls overboard while on a day excursion near Port Charlotte, Florida. Extreme sorrow and grief engulf the family. She finds herself in a different time and place. Soon, great adventures on the high seas are followed with romance, love, and moral integrity. Finally, the girl is found in Key West and reunites with her family but makes a solemn vow that she intends to keep.

The Girl Before The Girl After

Author: Louis-Phillippe Hebert
ISBN: 9781927443675
Size: 11.71 MB
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This is the story of a man who would rather remain anonymous. He has his reasons. The boutique where used to work has been condemned, and so has the house where he rented a room, torn down to make way for a luxury hotel. His demanding boss vows her love for him; he feels compelled to perform. Then she fires him.The woman he loves, the much younger wife of a professor who dies in mysterious circumstances, has disappeared. Is he merely a pawn? Life holds many secrets, especially when, like in a game of chess, the pawn reaches the last row. We understand that a person can only be exploited so far . . .

The Girl Of The Golden West

Author: David Belasco
Publisher: 1st World Publishing
ISBN: 1421830345
Size: 59.66 MB
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It was when coming back to the mines, after a trip to Monterey, that the Girl first met him. It happened, too, just at a time when her mind was ripe to receive a lasting impression. But of all this the boys of Cloudy Mountain Camp heard not a word, needle

The Girl S Own

Author: Claudia Nelson
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
ISBN: 0820336955
Size: 41.31 MB
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The eleven contributors to The Girl's Own explore British and American Victorian representations of the adolescent girl by drawing on such contemporary sources as conduct books, housekeeping manuals, periodicals, biographies, photographs, paintings, and educational treatises. The institutions, practices, and literatures discussed reveal the ways in which the Girl expressed her independence, as well as the ways in which she was presented and controlled. As the contributors note, nineteenth-century visions of girlhood were extremely ambiguous. The adolescent girl was a fascinating and troubling figure to Victorian commentators, especially in debates surrounding female sexuality and behavior. The Girl's Own combines literary and cultural history in its discussion of both British and American texts and practices. Among the topics addressed are the nineteenth-century attempt to link morality and diet; the making of heroines in biographies for girls; Lewis Carroll's and John Millais's iconographies of girlhood in, respectively, their photographs and paintings; genre fiction for and by girls; and the effort to reincorporate teenage unwed mothers into the domestic life of Victorian America.

The Girl On The Train

Author: Paula Hawkins
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698185390
Size: 34.20 MB
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The #1 New York Times Bestseller, USA Today Book of the Year, now a major motion picture starring Emily Blunt. The debut psychological thriller that will forever change the way you look at other people's lives, from the author of Into the Water. “Nothing is more addicting than The Girl on the Train.”—Vanity Fair “The Girl on the Train has more fun with unreliable narration than any chiller since Gone Girl. . . . [It] is liable to draw a large, bedazzled readership.”—The New York Times “Marries movie noir with novelistic trickery. . . hang on tight. You'll be surprised by what horrors lurk around the bend.”—USA Today “Like its train, the story blasts through the stagnation of these lives in suburban London and the reader cannot help but turn pages.”—The Boston Globe “Gone Girl fans will devour this psychological thriller.”—People EVERY DAY THE SAME Rachel takes the same commuter train every morning and night. Every day she rattles down the track, flashes past a stretch of cozy suburban homes, and stops at the signal that allows her to daily watch the same couple breakfasting on their deck. She's even started to feel like she knows them. Jess and Jason, she calls them. Their life--as she sees it--is perfect. Not unlike the life she recently lost. UNTIL TODAY And then she sees something shocking. It's only a minute until the train moves on, but it's enough. Now everything's changed. Unable to keep it to herself, Rachel goes to the police. But is she really as unreliable as they say? Soon she is deeply entangled not only in the investigation but in the lives of everyone involved. Has she done more harm than good?