Keywords: contemporary women
Year of publication: 2018
Kate Braverman A GOOD DAY FOR SEPPUKU SHORT STORIES OHARE I love OHare Airport, with its unpredictable weather and constant gate and terminal changes. This is where I board my plane to Los Angeles. OHare is a zone with variables that cant be controlled. Cell phone service ceases and nobody can tell me no. I wander corridors that end in cul-de-sacs where I sit alone in alcoves. Loudspeakers announce implausible destinations like Madrid, Prague and Tokyo. I pretend Im someone else. I have a red or ...
Keywords: Contemporary Women Family Life Short Stories (Single Author)
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
Year of publication: 2013
PRAISE FOR THE NOVELS OF ANNE OBRIENThe Kings Concubine The Kings Concubine is a delicious and satisfying Cinderella story, following the rise of Alice Perrers from powerless naivety to the pinnacle of the realm as the mistress of Edward III. Anne OBrien brings Alices story to life with vivid details and glorious writing that will please any fan of historical fiction. Gillian Bagwell, author of The September QueenQueen Defiant Queen Defiant lives up to its title as Anne OBrien, with sensual ...
Keywords: Contemporary Fiction Contemporary Women Foreign Language Fiction Foreign Languages Literature & Fiction Mystery; Thriller & Suspense Russian Thrillers Thrillers & Suspense Women's Fiction
Year of publication: 2008
Also by Danielle SteelSISTERS LIGHTNING H.R.H. WINGS COMING OUT THE GIFT THE HOUSE ACCIDENT TOXIC BACHELORS VANISHED MIRACLE MIXED BLESSINGS IMPOSSIBLE JEWELS ECHOES NO GREATER LOVE SECOND CHANCE HEARTBEAT RANSOM MESSAGE FROM NAM SAFE HARBOUR DADDY JOHNNY ANGEL STAR DATING GAME ZOYA ANSWERED PRAYERS KALEIDOSCOPE SUNSET IN ST. TROPEZ FINE THINGS THE COTTAGE WANDERLUST THE KISS SECRETS LEAP OF FAITH FAMILY ALBUM LONE EAGLE FULL CIRCLE JOURNEY CHANGES THE HOUSE ON HOPE STREET THURSTON HOUSE THE ...
Keywords: Contemporary Women Family & Relationships Fiction General Literary Love stories Motherhood Mothers Mothers - United States Parenting Women screenwriters Women screenwriters - United States
Year of publication: 2016
Olga Grushin FORTY ROOMS TO ALEX AND TASHA And it came to pass at the end of forty days, that Noah opened the window of the ark which he had made. Genesis 8:6 Be thine own palace, or the world thy jail. John Donne, To Sir Henry Wotton Part One Mythology 1. Bathroom The Tree at the Heart of the World The bathroom is the first place to emerge from the haze of nonbeing. It is cramped and smells sweet and changes from time to time. When the world outside hardens with dark and cold, the sky-blue ...
Keywords: Contemporary Women Family Life
Year of publication: 2013
Designer Detective First Novel in the Fiona Marlowe Mystery Series Marjorie Thelen To my writer and reader friends everywhere, thank you. To the original Aussie girl, Bronwen Porter, who inspired me to write the book, a special thanks to the Harney Basin Writers for the wind beneath my wings and for John, always What readers are saying about Marjorie Thelens books In Designer Detective the reader is taken along on a fun and fast-paced journey filled with unexpected villains and heroes and is ...
Keywords: & & & Contemporary Fiction Contemporary Women Fiction General Humor Humor Humor Humorous Literature Mystery; Thriller Romance Satire Suspense Women's Fiction
Year of publication: 2006
The Undomestic Goddess By Sophie Kinsella Chapter One Would you consider yourself stressed No. Im not stressed. Im busy. Plenty of people are busy. I have a high-powered job, my career is important to me, and I enjoy it. OK. So sometimes I do feel a bit tense. But Im a lawyer in the City, for Gods sake. What do you expect My handwriting is pressing so hard into the page, Ive torn the paper. Dammit. Never mind. Lets move on to the next question. On average, how many hours do you spend in the ...
Keywords: & & Contemporary Contemporary Fiction Contemporary Women Fiction General Humor Humor Humor Humorous Literature Romance Romantic Comedy Satire Women's Fiction
Year of publication: 2013
The Temptation of Lila and Ethan The Secret 3 by Jessica Sorensen Acknowledgments A huge thanks to my agent, Erica Silverman, and my editor, Amy Pierpont. Im forever grateful for all your help and input. To my family, thank you supporting me and my dream. You guys are wonderful. And to everyone who reads this book, an endless amount of thank-yous. Prologue Lila Beauty. Vanity. Perfection. Three words my mother adores. They mean more to her than her husband, her daughters, and life. Without these ...
Keywords: Coming of Age Contemporary Contemporary Women Fiction Romance