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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
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 Battle for Spain: The Spanish Civil War 1936-1939

The Battle for Spain: The Spanish Civil War 1936-1939


Antony Beevor

ISBN: 9780143037651
Year of publication: 2006

Anthony Beevor The Battle for Spain: The Spanish Civil War 1936-1939 For Gonzalo Pontn with all my gratitude for all his help MAPS ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This book has had a curious life. I began work on what can now be called the prototype version in 1976, not long after the death of General Franco. It was finally published in 1982 under the title The Spanish Civil War, soon after Colonel Tejero held the Cortes hostage at gunpoint in an attempt to overthrow the democracy which had emerged under King ...

Keywords: Europe General History Military Other Revolutionary Spain Spain & Portugal Spain - History - Civil War; 1936-1939
In Wartime: Stories from Ukraine

In Wartime: Stories from Ukraine


Tim Judah

ISBN: 9780451495471
Year of publication: 2016

Tim Judah IN WARTIME STORIES FROM UKRAINE Holodomor commemoration. Lviv, November 2014. MAP Detail left Detail right INTRODUCTION Dying for Ukraine Dead Ukrainian soldier hanging from power cables. Novokaterinivka, September 2014. This is what I saw: the bloated corpse of a man, hanging folded over the high power cables in the eastern village of Novokaterinivka. He had been part of the Ukrainian retreat from Ilovaysk at the end of August 2014. When a rebel or Russian missile hit his armored ...

Keywords: Eastern Europe Former Soviet Republics History Military Wars and Conflicts (Other)
The House on Hope Street

The House on Hope Street


Danielle Steel

ISBN: 9780440237006
Year of publication: 2001

Cherish small miracles. Believe in big miracles. Above allhope. Praise for DANIELLE STEELA LITERARY PHENOMENON and not to be pigeonholed as one who produces a predictable kind of book.The Detroit NewsTHE PLOTS OF DANIELLE STEELS NOVELS TWIST AND WEAVE as incredible stories unfold to the glee and delight of her enormous reading public.United Press InternationalMs. Steels fans wont be disappointedThe New York Times Book ReviewOne counts on Danielle Steel for A STORY THAT ENTERTAINS AND INFORMS.The ...

Keywords: Accident victims Bereavement California Christmas stories Contemporary Domestic fiction Fiction General Love stories Mothers and sons Northern Physicians Romance Sagas San Francisco (Calif.) Widowhood Widows
Southern Lights: A Novel

Southern Lights: A Novel


Danielle Steel

ISBN: 9780385340281
Year of publication: 2009

Also by Danielle SteelMATTERS OF THE HEART ONE DAY AT A TIME A GOOD WOMANROGUE HONOR THYSELF AMAZING GRACE BUNGALOW 2SISTERS H.R.H. COMING OUT THE HOUSE TOXIC BACHELORSMIRACLE IMPOSSIBLE ECHOES SECOND CHANCE RANSOMSAFE HARBOUR JOHNNY ANGEL DATING GAMEANSWERED PRAYERS SUNSET IN ST. TROPEZ THE COTTAGETHE KISS LEAP OF FAITH LONE EAGLE JOURNEYTHE HOUSE ON HOPE STREET THE WEDDINGIRRESISTIBLE FORCES GRANNY DAN BITTERSWEETMIRROR IMAGE HIS BRIGHT LIGHT : The Story of Nick ...

Keywords: American Mystery & Suspense Fiction Danielle - Prose & Criticism Divorced Women Fiction Fiction - General General Legal Mothers and Daughters Mystery Mystery & Detective Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths New York New York (State) Public prosecutors Public prosecutors - New York (State) - New York Rich people Rich people - South Carolina - Charleston Serial murderers Single Mothers Steel Suspense Trials (Murder) Women Sleuths
Safe Harbour

Safe Harbour


Danielle Steel

ISBN: 9780440237624
Year of publication: 2004

The story of extraordinary acts of faith and courage SAFE HARBOURPRAISE FOR DANIELLE STEELSteel pulls out all the emotional stops. She delivers.Publishers WeeklySteel is one of the bestLos Angeles TimesThe worlds most popular author tells a good, well-paced story and explores some important issues. Steel affirms life while admitting its turbulance, melodramas, and misfiring passions.BooklistDanielle Steel writes boldly and with practiced vividness about tragedyboth national and personal with ...

Keywords: Artists Bereavement Contemporary Death Family & Relationships Fiction General Girls Grief Loss (Psychology) Mothers and daughters Romance San Francisco (Calif.)
One Day at a Time

One Day at a Time


Danielle Steel

ISBN: 9780385340298
Year of publication: 2009

Also by Danielle SteelA GOOD WOMAN MALICE ROGUE FIVE DAYS IN PARIS HONOR THYSELF LIGHTNING AMAZING GRACE WINGS BUNGALOW 2 THE GIFT SISTERS ACCIDENT H.R.H. VANISHED COMING OUT MIXED BLESSINGS THE HOUSE JEWELS TOXIC BACHELORS NO GREATER LOVE MIRACLE HEARTBEAT IMPOSSIBLE MESSAGE FROM NAM ECHOES DADDY SECOND CHANCE STAR RANSOM ZOYA SAFE HARBOUR KALEIDOSCOPE JOHNNY ANGEL FINE THINGS DATING GAME WANDERLUST ANSWERED PRAYERS SECRETS SUNSET IN ST. TROPEZ FAMILY ALBUM THE COTTAGE FULL CIRCLE THE KISS ...

Keywords: American Light Romantic Fiction Calif.) Contemporary Danielle - Prose & Criticism Domestic fiction Families Family Family Life Fiction Fiction - Romance General Hollywood (Los Angeles Large type books Love stories Mothers and daughters Romance Romance - Contemporary Romance - General Romance: Modern Sisters Steel
Johnny Angel

Johnny Angel


Danielle Steel

ISBN: 9780440236788
Year of publication: 2004

Miracles happen.JOHNNY ANGELPRAISE FOR DANIELLE STEELSteel pulls out all the emotional stops. She delivers.Publishers WeeklySteel is one of the bestLos Angeles TimesThe worlds most popular author tells a good, well-paced story and explores some important issues. Steel affirms life while admitting its turbulence, melodramas, and misfiring passions.BooklistDanielle Steel writes boldly and with practiced vividness about tragedyboth national and personal with insight and power.Nashville BannerThere ...

Keywords: Contemporary Fantasy Fiction General Ghost Mothers and sons Psychological Psychological fiction Romance Sagas Sons
Granny Dan

Granny Dan


Danielle Steel

ISBN: 9780440224822
Year of publication: 2000

In my eyes she had always been old, always been mine, always been Granny Dan. But in another time, another place, there had been dancing, people, laughter, love. She had had another life before she came to us, long before she came to me. GRANNY DAN PRAISE FOR DANIELLE STEELA LITERARY PHENOMENON and not to be pigeonholed as one who produces a predictable kind of book.The Detroit NewsTHE PLOTS OF DANIELLE STEELS NOVELS TWIST AND WEAVE as incredible stories unfold to the glee and delight of her ...

Keywords: Contemporary Fiction General Grandmothers Historical Romance Russian Americans Sagas Soviet Union
Full circle

Full circle


Danielle Steel

ISBN: 9780440126898
Year of publication: 1985

CRITICAL RAVES FOR DANIELLE STEELSTEEL IS ONE OF THE BEST.Los Angeles TimesTHE PLOTS OF DANIELLE STEELS NOVELS TWIST AND WEAVE AS INCREDIBLE STORIES UN FOLD TO THE THRILL AND DELIGHT OF HER ENORMOUS READING PUBLIC.United Press InternationalA LITERARY PHENOMENON ambitious prolific and not to be pigeonholed as one who produces a predictable kind of book.The Detroit NewsThere is a smooth reading style to her writings which makes it easy to forget the time and to keep flipping the pages.The ...

Keywords: Contemporary Contentment Fiction General Mothers and daughters Romance
Echoes

Echoes


Danielle Steel

ISBN: 9780440240785
Year of publication: 2005

A mothers love, a daughters courage and their unwavering faithECHOES PRAISE FORDANIELLE STEELSteel pulls out all the emotional stops. She delivers.Publishers WeeklySteel is one of the bestLos Angeles TimesThe worlds most popular author tells a good, well-paced story and explores some important issues. Steel affirms life while admitting its turbulence, melodramas, and misfiring passions.BooklistDanielle Steel writes boldly and with practiced vividness about tragedyboth national and personal with ...

Keywords: 1939-1945 1939-1945 - Underground movements 1939-1945 - Women 1940-1945 American Catholics Christian converts from Judaism Concentration camp escapes Concentration camp inmates Contemporary Fiction France France - History - German occupation General Historical Historical fiction Jewish Love stories Mothers and daughters Nuns Romance War & Military War stories Women Women - Europe World War
Changes

Changes


Danielle Steel

ISBN: 9780440111818
Year of publication: 1989

CRITICAL RAVES FOR DANIELLE STEELSTEEL IS ONE OF THE BEST.Los Angeles TimesTHE PLOTS OF DANIELLE STEELS NOVELS TWIST AND WEAVE AS INCREDIBLE STORIES UNFOLD TO THE THRILL AND DELIGHT OF HER ENORMOUS READING PUBLIC.United Press InternationalA LITERARY PHENOMENON ambitious prolific and not to be pigeonholed as one who produces a predictable kind of book.The Detroit NewsThere is a smooth reading style to her writings which makes it easy to forget the time and to keep flipping the pages.The ...

Keywords: Contemporary Domestic fiction Fiction General Love stories Romance Single mothers Stepfamilies Widowers Women
Bungalow 2

Bungalow 2


Danielle Steel

ISBN: 9780440242062
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
Bittersweet

Bittersweet


Danielle Steel

ISBN: 9780440224846
Year of publication: 2000

A novel for our times, a story of choices and new beginnings PRAISE FOR DANIELLE STEELA LITERARY PHENOMENON and not to be pigeonholed as one who produces a predictable kind of book.The Detroit NewsTHE PLOTS OF DANIELLE STEELS NOVELS TWIST AND WEAVE as incredible stories unfold to the glee and delight of her enormous reading public.United Press InternationalMs. Steels fans wont be disappointedThe New York Times Book ReviewOne counts on Danielle Steel for A STORY THAT ENTERTAINS AND INFORMS.The ...

Keywords: Connecticut Contemporary Family & Relationships Fiction General Man-woman relationships Motherhood News photographers Parenting Photojournalists Romance Wives Women journalists

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