Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781451655827
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 416

Grania Ryan returns home to Ireland and forms a close friendship with a young girl whose family history is intertwined with Grania's own.

Publisher : Michael Joseph
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 0241954975
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 558

Why has a secret from 1914 caused a century of heartache? Troubled by recent loss, Grania Ryan has returned to Ireland and the arms of her loving family. And it is here, on a cliff edge, that she first meets a young girl, Aurora, who will profoundly change her life. Mysteriously drawn to Aurora, Grania discovers that the histories of their families are strangely and deeply entwined . . . From a bittersweet romance in wartime London to a troubled relationship in contemporary New York, from devotion to a foundling child to forgotten memories of a lost brother, the Ryans and the Lisles, past and present, have been entangled for a century. Ultimately, it will be Aurora whose intuition and remarkable spirit help break the spell and unlock the chains of the past. Haunting, uplifting and deeply moving, Aurora's story tells of the triumph of hope over loss.

Publisher : Pan Macmillan
Category : Juvenile Fiction
ISBN : 9781529072686
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 64

Grace and the Christmas Angel, created by bestselling author Lucinda Riley and her son Harry Whittaker, is a reassuring, timeless story and the first book in the Guardian Angels series. Because somewhere, an angel is listening . . . It's Christmas Eve. The tree is decorated, the presents are wrapped and it's a big day for Grace. She is singing a song in the nativity show, and her fisherman daddy has promised to be back in time to watch her. But when a storm blows up at sea, Grace walks out on stage to find Daddy is not there. She's very worried. But luckily, Grace has someone watching over her. Will Hope, the Christmas Angel, be able to help Daddy get home safely for Christmas morning?

Publisher : Penguin UK
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781405933353
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 448

From the bestselling author behind Channel 5's A Year in Provence comes an epic story of enduring love and betrayal, from Paris in the 1960s, to the present day 'One to get lost in' Woman & Home - Best Books of Summer ________ No one else knows what happened that summer. Or so she believes . . . Grace first came to France a lifetime ago. Young and full of dreams of adventure, she met two very different men. She fell under the spell of one. The other fell under hers. Until one summer night shattered everything . . . Now, Grace is living an idyllic life with her husband, sheltered from the world in a magnificent Provençal villa, perched atop a windswept cliff. Every day she looks out over the sea - the only witness to that fateful night years ago. Until a stranger arrives at the house. A stranger who knows everything, and won't leave until he gets what he wants. The past and present spectacularly collide in this gripping story of love and betrayal echoing across the decades. ________ 'I was hooked from a start threaded with mystery and menace, and it kept me gripped' Dinah Jefferies, author of The Missing Sister 'A beautifully woven and compelling tale of passion, love and intrigue' Rowan Coleman, author of The Summer of Impossible Things 'Carol Drinkwater's writing is like taking an amazing holiday in book form' Jenny Colgan, author of The Bookshop on the Shore 'Given extra resonance by the beautifully drawn French landscape. Emotional and tenderly written' Elizabeth Buchan, author of The New Mrs Clifton

Publisher : Penguin UK
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9780141961392
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 592

FROM THE NUMBER ONE INTERNATIONALLY BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE PEARL SISTER AND THE OLIVE TREE A heart-rending page turner which sweeps from war-torn Europe to Thailand and back again . . . As a child, Julia Forrester would linger in the hothouse of Wharton Park estate, where exotic flowers tended by her grandfather blossomed and faded with the seasons. Now, recovering from a family tragedy, she once more seeks comfort at Wharton Park, newly inherited by Kit Crawford, a charismatic man with a sad story of his own. But when a years-old diary is found during renovation work, the pair turn to Julia's grandmother to hear the truth about the love affair that turned Wharton Park's fortunes sour . . . And so Julia is plunged back in time, to the world of Olivia and Harry Crawford, a young couple torn apart by the Second World War - and whose fragile marriage is destined to affect the happiness of generations to come, including Julia's own. Outside the UK, this book is published under the title The Orchid House 'Atmospheric, heart-rending and multi-layered' Grazia

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ISBN : 1735474533
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Publisher : Grosset & Dunlap
Category : Detective and mystery stories
ISBN : 9780448489537
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 192

The boys stared at the house on the cliff. A moment later they heard a loud cry for help.

Publisher : Macmillan
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781466880955
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 384

The ocean, the wild roses on the dunes and the stunning Cliff House, perched atop a bluff in Sconset, Nantucket. Inside the faded pages of the Cliff House guest book live the spellbinding stories of its female inhabitants: from Ruby, a bright-eyed newlywed on the eve of World War II to her granddaughter Bess, who returns to the beautiful summer estate. For the first time in four years, physician Bess Codman visits the compound her great-grandparents built almost a century before, but due to erosion, the once-grand home will soon fall into the sea. Bess must now put aside her complicated memories in order to pack up the house and deal with her mother, a notorious town rabble-rouser, who refuses to leave. It’s not just memories of her family home Bess must face though, but also an old love that might hold new possibilities. In the midst of packing Bess rediscovers the forgotten family guest book. Bess’s grandmother and primary keeper of the book, Ruby, always said Cliff House was a house of women, and by the very last day of the very last summer at Cliff House, Bess will understand the truth of her grandmother’s words in ways she never imagined.

Publisher : Doubleday Canada
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9780385689649
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 336

The author of the #1 New York Times bestseller and global phenomenon The Girl on the Train returns with Into the Water, her addictive new novel of psychological suspense. A single mother turns up dead at the bottom of the river that runs through town. Earlier in the summer, a vulnerable teenage girl met the same fate. They are not the first women lost to these dark waters, but their deaths disturb the river and its history, dredging up secrets long submerged. Left behind is a lonely fifteen-year-old girl. Parentless and friendless, she now finds herself in the care of her mother's sister, a fearful stranger who has been dragged back to the place she deliberately ran from—a place to which she vowed she'd never return. With the same propulsive writing and acute understanding of human instincts that captivated millions of readers around the world in her explosive debut thriller, The Girl on the Train, Paula Hawkins delivers an urgent, twisting, deeply satisfying read that hinges on the deceptiveness of emotion and memory, as well as the devastating ways that the past can reach a long arm into the present. Beware a calm surface—you never know what lies beneath.

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ISBN : 1641333316
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 546

"Electra is exceptional. She knows that. And she also knows her extraordinary abilities - the paranormal aftermath of a near-death experience at birth - are secrets that must never be revealed. Her life depends on it." So begins chapter one in book one of the ground-breaking "Lightning Brain" action-adventure series that extrapolates the latest science, political intrigue, and contemporary lifestyles while tracing the twists and turns in the life of Electra "Kit" Kittner. She grows up in a frightened, intolerant America threatened by "Techno-Plague" and Middle East Terrorism. The action builds relentlessly, from lighter childhood adventures to darker realities caused by America's threats that are exacerbated by a harsh government that would treat her badly if it were to discover what she is. Electra is more than up to the challenge, choosing a career path on which she fights these existential problems. Readers are invited to enjoy the series at whatever level they choose: from a gripping action-packed thriller all the way to an exploration of the timeless challenges "the human condition" presents each of us. And along the way, be prepared to meet a cast of endearing characters, each having strengths and weaknesses we can empathize with. We welcome you to join us.