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The Dead Secret: A Novel

The Dead Secret: A Novel


Wilkie Collins

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2013

THE DEAD SECRET BOOK I. CHAPTER I. THE TWENTY-THIRD OF AUGUST, 1829. Will she last out the night, I wonder Look at the clock, Mathew. Ten minutes past twelve She has lasted the night out. She has lived, Robert, to see ten minutes of the new day. These words were spoken in the kitchen of a large country-house situated on the west coast of Cornwall. The speakers were two of the men-servants composing the establishment of Captain Treverton, an officer in the navy, and the eldest male representative ...

Keywords: Cornwall (England : County) -- Fiction Gothic fiction (Literary genre) Illegitimate children -- Fiction Inheritance and succession -- Fiction Mothers and daughters -- Fiction
The Glass Castle

The Glass Castle


Jeannette Walls

ISBN: 9780743247535
Year of publication: 2005

To John, for convincing me that everyone who is interesting has a past Acknowledgments Id like to thank my brother, Brian, for standing by me when we were growing up and while I wrote this. Im also grateful to my mother for believing in art and truth and for supporting the idea of the book to my brilliant and talented older sister, Lori, for coming around to it and to my younger sister, Maureen, whom I will always love. And to my father, Rex S. Walls, for dreaming all those big dreams. Very ...

Keywords: (¯`'•.¸//(*_*)\\¸.•'´¯) Adult Children of Substance Abusers Alcohol Abuse Autobiography Biography Biography & Autobiography Case studies Childhood Memoir Children of alcoholics Children of alcoholics - United States Children of alcoholics - West Virginia - Welch Dysfunctional families Editors Entertainment & Performing Arts - Television Personalities Family & Relationships Family Development Family Relationships General Homeless persons Homeless persons - Family relationships - New York (State) - New York Jeannette Journalists Literary Nonfiction - General Poor Poor - West Virginia - Welch Poverty Poverty & Homelessness Problem families Problem families - United States Problem families - West Virginia - Welch Publishers SELF-HELP Social Science United States Walls Welch West Virginia
The Dog in the Wood

The Dog in the Wood


Monika öder

ISBN: 9781590787014
Year of publication: 2017

Monika Schrder THE DOG IN THE WOOD Fr meinen Vater 1 In the distance Fritz heard again the droning of engines. The front was coming closer, and the east wind blew the noise of cannons, tanks, and gunfire toward their farm. The Russians would be there soon. Fritz set down the tray with the tomato seedlings on the corner post of the garden fence and looked up into the cloudless sky. No sign of the Luftwaffe. The Russians should have come during the winter when the weather was gloomy and everyone ...

Keywords: ages 11-14 Children's Books Europe grades 5-8 Juvenile Fiction Military and Wars World War 2
The Yearling

The Yearling


Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

ISBN: 9780689846236
Year of publication: 1938

The Yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, 1896-1953 Chapter I A column of smoke rose thin and straight from the cabin chimney. The smoke was blue where it left the red of the clay. It trailed into the blue of the April sky and was no longer blue but gray. The boy Jody watched it, speculating. The fire on the kitchen hearth was dying down. His mother was hanging up pots and pans after the noon dinner. The day was Friday. She would sweep the floor with a broom of ti-ti and after that, if he were ...

Keywords: Adult Childrens Classics Historical Pulitzer Young Adult
The Ugly Swans

The Ugly Swans


Arkadi Strugatsky

ISBN:
Year of publication: 0

THE UGLY SWANS Arkady and Boris Strugatsky Translated from the Russian by Alice Stone Nakhimovsky and Alexander Nakhimovsky COLLIER BOOKS A Division of Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc. New York COLLIER MACMILLAN PUBLISHERS London Copyright c 1979 by Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc. Text Copyright c 1966 by Arkady Strugatsky and Boris Strugatsky All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, ...

Keywords: future race new generation phenomenal children superhuman abilities
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
The Gift

The Gift


Danielle Steel

ISBN: 9780440221319
Year of publication: 1996

It was America in the fifties, a simpler place, a simpler time.THC GIFT FEW MODERN WRITERS CONVEY THE PATHOS OF FAMILY AND MARITAL LIFE WITH SUCH HEARTFELT EMPATHY DANIELLE STEEL HAS AGAIN UPLIFTED HER READERS WHILE SKILLFULLY COMMUNICATING SOME OF LIFES BITTERSWEET VERITIES. WHO COULD ASK FOR A FINER GIFT THAN THAT Philadelphia Inquirer PRAISE FOR DANIELLE STEELSTHE GIFTAS A DANIELLE STEEL ADMIRER, I CONSIDER THIS BOOK TO BE HER FINEST. A quiet, unforgettable series of family portraits a book ...

Keywords: Children Contemporary Fate and fatalism Fiction General Historical Love stories Middle West Romance United States
Blue Adept

Blue Adept


Piers Anthony

ISBN: 9780808586548
Year of publication: 1981

Blue Adept Piers Anthony Contents CHAPTER 1 - Unicorn CHAPTER 2 - Lady CHAPTER 3 - Proton CHAPTER 4 - The Little People CHAPTER 5 - Riddles CHAPTER 6 - Unolympic CHAPTER 7 - Hulk CHAPTER 8 - Quest CHAPTER 9 - Music CHAPTER 10 - Red CHAPTER 11 - Trap CHAPTER 12 - Dance CHAPTER 1 - Unicorn A lone unicorn galloped across the field toward the Blue Castle. It was a male, with a glossy dark blue coat and red socks on his hind feet and a handsomely spiraled horn. As he moved he played a melody through ...

Keywords: Childrens Fantasy Fiction Science Fiction Young Adult
The Last Wild

The Last Wild


Piers Torday

ISBN: 9781780878294
Year of publication: 2013

The Last Wild by Piers Torday For my parents About the author Piers Torday was born in Northumberland, which is possibly the one part of England where more animals live than people. After working as a producer and writer in theatre, live comedy and TV, Piers now lives in London where there are more animals than you might think. The Last Wild is his first novel. To find out more about Piers visit www.pierstorday.co.uk Visit www.thelastwild.com for news, competitions and more PART 1: SPECTRUM ...

Keywords: Childrens Fantasy
A Company of Swans

A Company of Swans


Eva Ibbotson

ISBN: 9780230014848
Year of publication: 2008

A Company of Swans by Eva Ibbotson For Patricia Veryan The Author Eva Ibbotson was born in Vienna, but when the Nazis came to power her family fed to England and she was sent to boarding school. She planned to become a physiologist, but hated doing experiments on animals, and was rescued from some fierce rabbits by her husband-to-be. She became a writer while bringing up her four children, and her bestselling novels for both adults and children have been published around the world. Her books ...

Keywords: & & & & Arts; Music Children's Books Children's eBooks Dance Fiction Historical Historical Fiction Literature Military Military Performing Arts Photography Romance Teen Wars Young Adult
Snow-Walker

Snow-Walker


Catherine Fisher

ISBN: 9780060724764
Year of publication: 2003

Catherine Fisher Snow-walker Contents Cover Title PageBOOK ONE: The Snow-walkers SonDedicationOneTwoThreeFourFiveSixSevenEightNineTenElevenTwelveThirteenFourteenFifteenSixteenSeventeenEighteenNineteenTwentyTwenty-OneBOOK TWO: The Empty HandDedicationOneTwoThreeFourFiveSixSevenEightNineTenElevenTwelveThirteenFourteenFifteenSixteenSeventeenEighteenNineteenTwentyTwenty-OneTwenty-TwoTwenty-ThreeTwenty-FourTwenty-FiveTwenty-SixTwenty-SevenTwenty-EightTwenty-nineThirtyBOOK THREE: The Soul ...

Keywords: Adventure Childrens Fantasy Science Fiction Young Adult
The Shifting Sands

The Shifting Sands


Emily Rodda

ISBN: 9780439253260
Year of publication: 2000

Contents Title Page 1 Flight 2 Forbidden Fruit 3 The Road to Rithmere 4 Lost in the Crowd 5 Win and Lose 6 Berry, Birdie, and Twig 7 Trouble 8 The Games 9 The Finalists 10 The Champion 11 Easy as Winking 12 No Choice 13 The Shifting Sands 14 Terror 15 The Center 16 The Cone The Deltora Book of Monsters Preview: The Golden Door About the Author Venture into Deltora Copyright The story so far Sixteen-year-old Lief, fulfilling a pledge made by his father before he was born, is on a great quest to ...

Keywords: Adventure Childrens Fantasy Science Fiction Young Adult
Angel Isle

Angel Isle


Peter Dickinson

ISBN: 9780375890833
Year of publication: 2006

Contents Title Page Dedication Prologue PART ONE: Tarshu CHAPTER 1 CHAPTER 2 CHAPTER 3 CHAPTER 4 CHAPTER 5 CHAPTER 6 PART TWO: Barda CHAPTER 7 CHAPTER 8 CHAPTER 9 CHAPTER 10 CHAPTER 11 CHAPTER 12 CHAPTER 13 CHAPTER 14 CHAPTER 15 PART THREE: Angel Isle CHAPTER 16 CHAPTER 17 CHAPTER 18 CHAPTER 19 CHAPTER 20 CHAPTER 21 CHAPTER 22 CHAPTER 23 CHAPTER 24 CHAPTER 25 PART FOUR: Kzuva CHAPTER 26 CHAPTER 27 Appendix About the Author Also by Peter Dickinson Copyright For Hughand Jean, who doesnt have to ...

Keywords: Childrens Fantasy Fiction Science Fiction Young Adult
The White Feather

The White Feather


Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

ISBN:
Year of publication: 0

THE WHITE FEATHER By P. G. Wodehouse To: MY BROTHER DICK The time of this story is a year and a term later than that of The Gold Bat. The history of Wrykyn in between these two books is dealt with in a number of short stories, some of them brainy in the extreme, which have appeared in various magazines. I wanted Messrs Black to publish these, but they were light on their feet and kept awaya painful exhibition of the White Feather. P. G. Wodehouse I EXPERT OPINIONS With apologies to gent ...

Keywords: Children's stories Schools -- Fiction
Honor Reclaimed

Honor Reclaimed


Radclyffe

ISBN: 9781933110189
Year of publication: 2005

Honor Reclaimed by RADCLY f FE 2005 Acknowledgments The Honor series began with the idea that it would be tun to write about a Secret Service agent who fell in love with her protectee. It was the perfect recipe for romance: political intrigue, an inherently dangerous personal situation, and a forbidden relationship all rolled into one. Above AH, Honor was conceived as a stand-alone, but the ending of that book was clearly just the beginning. I have been asked if writing a series is easier than ...

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