Keywords: Psychological

Poor Miss Finch

Poor Miss Finch


Wilkie Collins

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2002

POOR MISS FINCH by Wilkie Collins TO MRS. ELLIOT, OF THE DEANERY, BRISTOL. WILL YOU honor me by accepting the Dedication of this book, in remembrance of an uninterrupted friendship of many years More than one charming blind girl, in fiction and in the drama, has preceded Poor Miss Finch. But, so far as I know, blindness in these cases has been always exhibited, more or less exclusively, from the ideal and the sentimental point of view. The attempt here made is to appeal to an interest of another ...

Keywords: Blind women -- Fiction Brothers -- Fiction Domestic fiction Love stories Psychological fiction Sibling rivalry -- Fiction Twins -- Fiction
The Story of H

The Story of H


Marina Perezagua

ISBN: 9780062660718
Year of publication: 2018

Marina Perezagua THE STORY OF H To Robert Wimmer Authors Note I am a granddaughter of the Spanish Civil War, a member of a very long-lived family. As a baby, I was rocked to sleep by two great-grandparents, and I have been able to have mature conversations with two great-grandparents and all four grandparents. From such direct and vivid testimonies, I understand to some degree the fear of losing ones life, the tragedy of killing a brother, the hunger and the chaos that follow a bombing. One of ...

Keywords: Psychological
Hide and Seek

Hide and Seek


Wilkie Collins

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2005

HIDE AND SEEK By Wilkie Collins TO CHARLES DICKENS, THIS STORY IS INSCRIBED, AS A TOKEN OF ADMIRATION AND AFFECTION, BY HIS FRIEND, THE AUTHOR. PREFACE TO THE REVISED EDITION This novel ranks the third, in order of succession, of the works of fiction which I have produced. The history of its reception, on its first appearance, is soon told. Unfortunately for me, Hide And Seek was originally published in the year eighteen hundred and fifty-four, at the outbreak of the Crimean War. All England ...

Keywords: Deaf women -- Fiction Father figures -- Fiction Painters -- Fiction Psychological fiction Young men -- Fiction
The Missing

The Missing


Caroline Eriksson

ISBN: 9781503940659
Year of publication: 2017

Caroline Eriksson THE MISSING To my maternal grandmother and grandfather: For the summers at the cabin For the pancakes and meatballs For your wholehearted support of my writing And for everything else 1 The little motorboat slices through the water with the precision of a knife. The sun is low in the sky its getting late on this evening at the end of summer. Im sitting in the bow, closing my eyes to the water spraying up into my face, fighting against the nausea that churns inside my body and ...

Keywords: mystery psychological thriller suspense
The Watcher

The Watcher


Caroline Eriksson

ISBN: 9781503905405
Year of publication: 2018

Caroline Eriksson THE WATCHER To Mom and Dad For what was For what is For all we have left PROLOGUE THE HUSBAND So this is how its going to end Im teetering on the edge. I turn around and our eyes meet, hers the same ones that once looked into mine at the altar in that picturesque little village church. They were filled with happiness and emotion then, but now theyre black with the hatred of revenge. And I see decisiveness in her face, a purposefulness that hasnt been there for a long time. Only ...

Keywords: psychological thriller
Armadale

Armadale


Wilkie Collins

ISBN:
Year of publication: 1999

ARMADALE By Wilkie Collins TO JOHN FORSTER. In acknowledgment of the services which he has rendered to the cause of literature by his Life of Goldsmith and in affectionate remembrance of a friendship which is associated with some of the happiest years of my life. Readers in generalon whose friendly reception experience has given me some reason to relywill, I venture to hope, appreciate whatever merit there may be in this story without any prefatory pleading for it on my part. They will, I think, ...

Keywords: England -- Fiction England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction Fate and fatalism -- Fiction Fathers and sons -- Fiction Men -- England -- Fiction Psychological fiction
Record of a Night Too Brief

Record of a Night Too Brief


Hiromi Kawakami

ISBN: 9781782272724
Year of publication: 2017

Hiromi Kawakami RECORD OF A NIGHT TOO BRIEF RECORD OF A NIGHT TOO BRIEF 1 HORSE What was that itch on my back I wondered. And then I realized that it was the nightthe night was nibbling into me. It wasnt that late, still only twilight, but the darkness seemed to have collected just above my shoulders. A black clump of it had fastened onto me, eating away at my back. I wriggled, trying to shake it off, but the night clung fast. When I tried to rip it off with my hands, it floated away, as vapour, ...

Keywords: Contemporary Women Psychological
The Night Child

The Night Child


Anna Quinn

ISBN: 9781538434338
Year of publication: 2017

Quinn made me care about Nora and identify with her. Thats a very wonderful and difficult accomplishment. DOROTHY ALLISON, New York Times bestselling author A powerful, heart-wrenching psychological tale The Night Childs gentle dealings with heavy subjects highlight the fragility of the human mind. Foreword Reviews The Night Child is a remarkable, gutsy, beautifully written journey through darkness and into light, frightening and thrilling, a freight train of a read Bill Ransom, author of Burn A ...

Keywords: fiction psychological
Need to Know

Need to Know


Karen Cleveland

ISBN: 9781524797027
Year of publication: 2018

Karen Cleveland NEED TO KNOW When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving ones self, and one always ends by deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance. OSCAR WILDE I stand in the doorway of the twins room and watch them sleep, peaceful and innocent, through crib slats that remind me of bars on a prison cell. A night-light bathes the room in a soft orange glow. Furniture crowds the small space, far too much of it for a room this size. Cribs, one old, one new. A changing ...

Keywords: Psychological Suspense
The Fire Child

The Fire Child


S K Tremayne

ISBN: 9781478947370
Year of publication: 2017

The Fire Child Title Page Copyright This book is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents are the product of the authors imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual events, locales, or persons, living or dead, is coincidental. Grand Central Publishing Copyright 2016 by S. K. Tremayne Cover design by Richard Augustus Cover photographs Sylvia Cook Arcangel Images boy Shutterstock.com all other images. Cover copyright 2017 by Hachette Book Group, Inc. ...

Keywords: Fiction / Family Life Fiction / Psychological Fiction / Thrillers / Suspense
Lying in Wait

Lying in Wait


Liz Nugent

ISBN: 9780241974056
Year of publication: 2016

Liz Nugent LYING IN WAIT For Richard, with all my love The cold earth slept below, Above the cold sky shone And all around, with a chilling sound, From caves of ice and fields of snow, The breath of night like death did flow Beneath the sinking moon. Percy Bysshe Shelley Part 1 1980 1 Lydia My husband did not mean to kill Annie Doyle, but the lying tramp deserved it. After we had overcome the initial shock, I tried to stop him speaking of her. I did not allow it unless to confirm alibis or to ...

Keywords: Mystery and Detective Psychological Suspense
Unraveling Oliver

Unraveling Oliver


Liz Nugent

ISBN: 9781501167751
Year of publication: 2017

Liz Nugent UNRAVELING OLIVER For my dad, John D. Nugent, with all my love 1 OLIVER I expected more of a reaction the first time I hit her. She just lay on the floor, holding her jaw. Staring at me. Silent. She didnt even seem to be surprised. I was surprised. I hadnt planned to do it. Usually when you hear about this kind of thing, it is the 1950s, and the husband comes home drunk to his slovenly wife from the pub and finds that his dinner is cold. On the contrary, it was November 12, 2011, a ...

Keywords: Family Life Psychological Suspense wife abuse
Savaging the Dark

Savaging the Dark


Christopher Conlon

ISBN: 9780615936772
Year of publication: 2014

Christopher Conlon SAVAGING THE DARK Straight Whats straight A line can be straight, or a street. But the heart of a human being Blanche duBois 1 I am not I. This is not me. I havent come to this place, this end, this. Im in a dreama fever dream, vision, hallucination. Or a film, insubstantial figures of shadow and light flickering before me. Unreal. It cant be real. This is not my life. Connors green eyes watch me. His arms are above him, wrists handcuffed to the bed. Ive had to gag him: one ...

Keywords: dark fiction Murder Mystery psychological horror
Man in the Gray Flannel Suit

Man in the Gray Flannel Suit


Jonathan Franzen
Sloan Wilson

ISBN: 9781568582467
Year of publication: 1973

The Man In The Gray Flannel Suit by Sloan Wilson More acclaim for SLOAN WILSONs The Man In The Gray Flannel Suit Delightful. beautifully plotted. Boston Herald An excellent novel. Kansas City Star Exact in its account of the pressures, problems and tribal customs of the men in gray flannel suits. Wilson is an observer, a sympathetic one. He has written an entertaining social comedy. New York Times Wilson has something to say. Time Interesting and enjoyable. Wilson has important things to say ...

Keywords: Business & Economics Connecticut Corporate Culture Domestic Fiction Fiction General Illegitimate Children Inheritance and Succession Literary Organizational Behavior Psychological Psychological Fiction Suburban Life Veterans War & Military World War; 1939-1945 World War; 1939-1945 - Veterans
Women in Love

Women in Love


David Herbert Richard Lawrence

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2003

Women in Love by D. H. Lawrence CHAPTER I. SISTERS Ursula and Gudrun Brangwen sat one morning in the window-bay of their fathers house in Beldover, working and talking. Ursula was stitching a piece of brightly-coloured embroidery, and Gudrun was drawing upon a board which she held on her knee. They were mostly silent, talking as their thoughts strayed through their minds. Ursula, said Gudrun, dont you REALLY WANT to get married Ursula laid her embroidery in her lap and looked up. Her face was ...

Keywords: Coal mines and mining -- Fiction Love stories Male friendship -- Fiction Midlands (England) -- Fiction Psychological fiction Sisters -- Fiction Women -- England -- Fiction

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