Terry Rankin's new client is living under a death sentence, and both her ex-husband and her father are anxious to see it carried out. She also has a daughter who is missing. Terry has to protect his client, find the daughter and stay alive. All at the same time. If only it were that easy Terry Rankin has a new client; Fatima al Natsche, a Muslim woman living under a sentence of death for her work on behalf of women suffering under Islamic law.
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It is a story of friendship and family, of unexpected journeys and alternate paths, and of love in its multitude of forms. Filled with humor and heart, and saturated with insight and intelligence and a mind-bending talent for invention, this novel signals the arrival of a major talent"—. In the dazzling finale to the Red Sparrow Trilogy, their forbidden and tumultuous love affair continues, mortally dangerous for them both, but irresistible.
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In Washington, a newly-installed US administration is selecting its Cabinet members. Dominika hears a whisper of a closely-held Kremlin operation to place a mole inside a high intelligence position. But which of the three individuals is the mole? The treasure trove of her intelligence reporting sends Nate Nash and colleagues on desperate missions to Sevastopol, Istanbul, Khartoum, and Hong Kong.
Fiction Meissner Meissner, Susan As bright as heaven Publication Year: Summary: "From the darkest hours rises life in all its glory…From the acclaimed author of Secrets of a Charmed Life and A Bridge Across the Ocean comes a new novel set in Philadelphia during the Spanish flu epidemic of , which tells the story of a family reborn through loss and love. In , Philadelphia was a city teeming with promise. Even as its young men went off to fight in the Great War, there were opportunities for a fresh start on its cobblestone streets.
Into this bustling town, came Pauline Bright and her husband, filled with hope that they could now give their three daughters—Evelyn, Maggie, and Willa—a chance at a better life. Their dreams are short-lived.
Just months after they arrive, the Spanish Flu reaches the shores of America. As the pandemic claims more than twelve thousand victims in their adopted city, they find their lives left with a world that looks nothing like the one they knew. But even as they lose loved ones, they take in a baby orphaned by the disease who becomes their single source of hope. Amidst the tragedy and challenges that surround them, they learn what they cannot live without—and what they are willing to do about it. Under the Canopy of Heaven is the compelling story of a mother and her daughters who find themselves in a harsh world not of their making, which will either crush their resolve to survive or purify it"—.
Then into her classroom walks Reza Shahid, a child who enchants as if from a fairy tale. His parents are Skandar, a Lebanese professor who has come to Boston for a fellowship at Harvard, and Sirena, an Italian artist. When Reza is attacked by schoolyard bullies who call him a terrorist, Nora is drawn into the complex world of the glamorous and cosmopolitan Shahid family.
Fiction Miller Miller, Mary Always happy hour : stories Publication Year: Summary: "Acerbic and ruefully funny, [this book] weaves tales of young women— deeply flawed and intensely real— who struggle to get out of their own way.
They love to drink and have sex; they make bad decisions with men who either love them too much or too little; and they haunt a Southern terrain of gas stations, public pools, and dive bars. These women seek understanding in the most unlikely places: a dilapidated foster home where love is a liability in "Big Bad Love," a trailer park littered with a string of bad decisions in "Uphill," and the unfamiliar corners of a dream home purchased with the winnings of a bitter divorce settlement in "Charts.
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She tells a story that upends everything her students ever thought they knew about two of their peers, and sets in motion a maniacal plot for revenge. Did anyone really know? She made her mark on all of us in different ways. We all remember her, some of us more than others, but did any of us truly know her?senjouin-renshu.com/wp-content/20/4410-como-puedo.php
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Can anyone honestly say they know another person? In the Cafe of Lost Youth is vintage Patrick Modiano, an absorbing evocation of a particular Paris of the s, shadowy and shady, a secret world of writers, criminals, drinkers, and drifters. But, then she learns about her birth mother and starts to piece together the mystery of her identity. Fiction Moreno-Garcia Moreno-Garcia, Silvia The beautiful ones Publication Year: Summary: Antonina Beaulieu is in the glittering city of Loisail for her first Grand Season, where she will attend balls and mingle among high society in hopes of landing a suitable husband.
But Antonina is telekinetic, and strange events in her past have made her the subject of malicious gossip and hardly a sought-after bride.
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Fiction Moriarty Moriarty, Nicola The fifth letter Publication Year: Summary: Joni, Deb, Eden, Trina have been best friends since high school, sharing a bond that has seen them through their teenage years and into adulthood. But now time and circumstance are starting to pull them apart as careers, husbands, and babies get in the way. As their yearly vacation becomes less of a priority, at least for three of the women, how can Joni find a way to draw the four of them back together?
During a laughter- and wine-filled night, the women dare one another to write anonymous letters, spilling their deepest, darkest secrets. But the fun game turns devastating, exposing cracks in their lives and the friendship they share. Each letter is a dark confession revealing shocking information. A troubled marriage? A substance abuse problem? A secret pregnancy?
A heartbreaking diagnosis? Late on one of their last nights together, after the other three have gone to bed, Joni notices something in the fireplace, a burnt, crumpled, nearly destroyed sheet of paper that holds the most shattering revelation of all. It is a fifth letter, a hate-filled rant that exposed a vicious, deeply hidden grudge that has festered for years. But who wrote it? Which one of them has seethed with resentment all these years? What should Joni do? Fiction Murphy Murphy, Sara Flannery The possessions : a novel Publication Year: Summary: "[A] young woman who channels the dead for a living crosses a dangerous line when she falls in love with one of her clients, whose wife died under mysterious circumstances" — provided by publisher.
She and her fellow workers, known as "bodies", wear the discarded belongings of the dead and swallow pills called lotuses to summon their spirits—numbing their own minds and losing themselves in the process. Edie has been a body at the Elysian Society for five years, an unusual record. But when Edie channels Sylvia, the dead wife of recent widower Patrick Braddock, she becomes obsessed with the glamorous couple. Fiction Novakovich Novakovich, Josip Heritage of smoke Publication Year: Summary: "Short story writer, novelist and essayist Josip Novakovich returns with his first collection of stories since being named a finalist for the prestigious Man Booker International Prize.
Fiction Obioma Obioma, Chigozie The fishermen : a novel Publication Year: Summary: "Told from the point of view of nine-year-old Benjamin, the youngest of four brothers, The Fishermen is the Cain and Abel-esque story of an unforgettable childhood in s Nigeria, in the small town of Akure. When their strict father has to travel to a distant city for work, the brothers take advantage of his extended absence to skip school and go fishing. At the ominous, forbidden nearby river, they meet a dangerous local madman who persuades the oldest of the boys that he is destined to be killed by one of his siblings.
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Their old high school friend Kat—Kat the adventurer, Kat who ran away to the South Pacific as soon as they graduated—has extended the invitation of a lifetime: Come live with me on my cocoa farm in Fiji. Come spend the days eating chocolate and gabbing like teenagers once again, free from men, worries, and cold. Come grow old in paradise, together, as sisters. Who could say no? Fiction Parker Parker, Hank Containment Publication Year: Summary: A "thriller about a global plot to release a deadly virus and the elite response team who must try to stop it"—. Fiction Parker Parker, T. Founded by patriarch Adam, the town is the site of the Mammoth Cup ski race-a qualifier for the Olympics.
Her son Sky, born while his mother was in prison, and Wylie are half-brothers. They inherit not only superb athletic skills but an enmity that threatens to play out in a lethal drama on one of the fastest and most perilous ski slopes in the world. Three powerful and unusual women have central roles in this volatile family feud: Cynthia, bent on destroying Wylie; his mother Kathleen, determined to protect him; and April Holly, a beautiful celebrity snowboarder, on track to win Olympic Gold. But, as Wylie falls in love with April and they begin to imagine a life away from the violence that has shattered his family, history threatens to repeat itself and destroy them both"—.
Mercy seems destined for greatness, but the road out of town is riddled with obstacles. There are the cryptic letters from Charmaine, the mother who abandoned Mercy at birth. The last day of school brings the disturbing discovery, and as summer unfolds and the police investigate, every girl becomes a suspect. When Mercy collapses on the opening night of the season, Evelia prophesies that she is only the first to fall, and soon, other girls are afflicted by the mysterious condition, sending the town into a tailspin, and bringing Illa and Mercy together in an unexpected way.
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Fiction Pendziwol Pendziwol, Jean. Maja Norberg is eighteen years old and on trial for her involvement in the massacre where her boyfriend and best friend were killed. When the novel opens, Maja has spent nine excruciating months in jail awaiting trial. Now the time has come for her to enter the courtroom. But how did Maja, the good girl next door who was popular and excelled at school, become the most hated teenager in the country? What did Maja do? Fiction Powers Powers, Richard Orfeo : a novel Publication Year: Summary: Composer Peter Els —the "Bioterrorist Bach" — pays a final visit to the people he loves, those who shaped his musical journey and, through the help of his ex-wife, his daughter, and his longtime collaborator, he hatches a plan to turn his disastrous collision with Homeland Security into a work of art that will reawaken its audience to the sounds all around them.
Fiction Preston Preston, Douglas J. Beyond the ice limit Publication Year: Summary: Five years ago, the mysterious and inscrutable head of Effective Engineering Solutions, Eli Glinn, led a mission to recover a gigantic meteorite from a remote island off the coast of South America.
The mission ended in disaster when their ship, the Rolvaag, foundered in a vicious storm in the Antarctic waters and broke apart, sinking-along with its unique cargo-to the ocean floor. One hundred and eight crew members perished, and Eli Glinn was left paralyzed. But this was not all.