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After She's Gone

After She's Gone

  • Author: Lisa Jackson
  • Publisher: Zebra
  • ISBN: 1420136003
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 484
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Sister, Sister…. As teenagers, Cassie Kramer and her younger sister, Allie, survived a crazed fan who nearly killed their mother, a former Hollywood actress. Still, Cassie moved to L.A. from rural Oregon, urging Allie to follow. Yet while Cassie struggled with her acting career, Allie, suddenly driven, rose to stardom. But now her body double has been shot on-set--and Allie is missing. Crying In The Night… As police investigate, Cassie begins to look like a suspect--the jealous sister who finally snapped. Soon the media goes into a frenzy, and Cassie ends up in a Portland psych ward. Is she just imagining the sinister figure at her bedside, whispering about Allie? Is someone trying to help--or drive her mad? What Has Given You Such A Fright? Convinced she's the only one who can find Allie, Cassie checks herself out of the hospital. But a slew of macabre murders--each victim masked with a likeness of a member of Cassie's family--makes her fear for her life, and her sanity. And with each discovery, Cassie realizes that no one can be trusted to keep her safe--least of all herself…

After She's Gone

After She's Gone

  • Author: Maggie James
  • Publisher: Lake Union Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781503942349
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 252
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Lori Golden’s family have had more than their fair share of troubles. But through it all, Lori and her sister, Jessie, have always supported each other. Then Jessie is killed. And Lori’s world turns upside down. Devastated, Lori struggles to cope with her loss, and to learn to live in a world without her bright, bubbly sister by her side. Around her, her already fractured family start to fall apart. And, as Lori and her mother try to pick up the pieces of their shattered lives, secrets long thought buried are coming painfully to light. Faced with the unthinkable, Lori is forced to ask herself how well she really knows those who are left behind…

After She's Gone

After She's Gone

  • Author: Sheryl Browne
  • Publisher: Death by Choc Lit
  • ISBN: 1781893403
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 301
  • View: 3831
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A detective faces off against a man without conscience in this psychological thriller, the first in the British police procedural series. There’s evil—and then there’s Patrick Sullivan. There are no depths to which this drug dealer, pimp, and murderer won’t sink—and Detective Inspector Matthew Adams knows all too well what such a monster can do. After all, he’s known Patrick since they were children, when their mutual animosity was born. When Patrick’s brother is shot dead in a drug bust led by Matthew, the bitter battle between the two men intensifies, and Matthew finds it increasingly difficult to hold the moral high ground. But being at war with such a depraved individual means that it’s not just Matthew who’s in danger. For even though Patrick has taken a lot from Matthew, he hasn’t taken everything . . . And now he wants everything.

After She's Gone

After She's Gone

A survival guide for men who find themselves living alone.

  • Author: Peter Mulraney
  • Publisher: Peter Mulraney
  • ISBN: 0992426944
  • Category: Self-Help
  • Page: 60
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When a man finds himself alone at the end of a long term relationship, or during a prolonged separation, often it’s the first time in his life he’s had to look after himself. This little book will be a big help when you are learning to do those things she used to do for you. Are you one of those guys who can make all kinds of things but can’t make himself a meal? Or one of those guys who manages multiple projects at work but doesn’t have a clue when it comes to managing his personal space? This book is for you. It covers the basics of: buying food and preparing meals keeping the place clean doing the washing, and looking after yourself, physically, emotionally and spiritually. It’s a survival guide written by a fellow traveller, who has survived alone, to let you know you can too. The other title in this series is Cooking 4 One. By kind to yourself and buy a copy today.

Then She Was Gone

Then She Was Gone

A Novel

  • Author: Lisa Jewell
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 1501154664
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 368
  • View: 3584
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Nominated for a 2018 Goodreads Choice Award “An acutely observed family drama with bone-chilling suspense.” —People “Jewell teases out her twisty plot at just the right pace, leaving readers on the edge of their seats. Her multilayered characters are sheer perfection, and even the most astute thriller reader won’t see where everything is going until the final threads are unknotted.” —Booklist, starred review “Sharply written with twists and turns, Jewell’s latest will please fans of Gone Girl, The Girl on the Train, or Luckiest Girl Alive." —Library Journal Ellie Mack was the perfect daughter. She was fifteen, the youngest of three. She was beloved by her parents, friends, and teachers. She and her boyfriend made a teenaged golden couple. She was days away from an idyllic post-exams summer vacation, with her whole life ahead of her. And then she was gone. Now, her mother Laurel Mack is trying to put her life back together. It’s been ten years since her daughter disappeared, seven years since her marriage ended, and only months since the last clue in Ellie’s case was unearthed. So when she meets an unexpectedly charming man in a café, no one is more surprised than Laurel at how quickly their flirtation develops into something deeper. Before she knows it, she’s meeting Floyd’s daughters—and his youngest, Poppy, takes Laurel’s breath away. Because looking at Poppy is like looking at Ellie. And now, the unanswered questions she’s tried so hard to put to rest begin to haunt Laurel anew. Where did Ellie go? Did she really run away from home, as the police have long suspected, or was there a more sinister reason for her disappearance? Who is Floyd, really? And why does his daughter remind Laurel so viscerally of her own missing girl?

When She's Gone

When She's Gone

A Thriller

  • Author: Jane Palmer
  • Publisher: Crooked Lane Books
  • ISBN: 1629538094
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 304
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Ara Zuyev is a secret to nearly everyone, and those who know anything about her have barely scratched the surface. A bodyguard for a powerful billionaire, she is the last line of defense for the family's inner circle. But when her charge, 16-year-old Samantha Harper, is kidnapped and the FBI are called in, Ara immediately comes under suspicion. She didn’t follow basic security protocol, which should have been second nature for her. And now Samantha's life hangs in the balance. Assertive and authoritative, Luke Patrick is the best the FBI has to offer. Nothing about Ara's story is adding up, and when Ara attempts to take control of the investigation, Luke is convinced she knows far more than she’s saying. As the case develops and new details are discovered, Ara and Luke are forced to work together. She needs his investigative team. He needs her inside knowledge of the family. But neither of them trust each other. Their uneasy alliance is formed with one goal in mind: to bring Samantha home alive. But what initially looks like a simple kidnapping for ransom quickly spirals into something far more sinister in Jane Palmer's explosive series debut When She's Gone.

What to Do When I'm Gone

What to Do When I'm Gone

A Mother's Wisdom to Her Daughter

  • Author: Suzy Hopkins
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • ISBN: 1632869705
  • Category: Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Page: 144
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A mother's advice to her daughter--a guide to daily living, both practical and sublime--with full-color illustrations throughout. One sleepless night while she was in her early twenties, illustrator/writer Hallie Bateman had a painful realization: her mom would die, and after she died she would be gone. The prospect was devastating, and also scary--how would she navigate the world without the person who gave her life? She thought about all the motherly advice she would miss--advice that could help her through the challenges to come, including the ordeal of losing a parent. The next day, Hallie asked her mother, writer Suzy Hopkins, to record step-by-step instructions for her to follow in the event of her mom's death. The list began: "Pour yourself a stiff glass of whiskey and make some fajitas" and continued from there, walking Hallie through the days, months, and years of life after loss, with motherly guidance and support, addressing issues great and small--from choosing a life partner to baking a quiche. The project became a way for mother and daughter to connect with humor, openness, and gratitude. It led to this book. Combining Suzy's wit and heartfelt advice with Hallie's quirky and colorful style, What to Do When I'm Gone is the illustrated instruction manual for getting through life without one's mom. It's also a poignant look at loss, love, and taking things one moment at a time. By turns whimsical, funny, touching, and above all pragmatic, it will leave readers laughing and teary-eyed. And it will spur conversations that enrich family members' understanding of one another.

She's Gone Country

She's Gone Country

  • Author: Jane Porter
  • Publisher: 5 Spot
  • ISBN: 0446569127
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 400
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Shey Darcy, a 39-year-old former top model for Vogue and Sports Illustrated led a charmed life in New York City with a handsome photographer husband until the day he announced he'd fallen in love with someone else. Left to pick up the pieces of her once happy world, Shey decides to move back home to Texas with her three teenage sons. Life on the family ranch, however, brings with it a whole new host of dramas starting with differences of opinion with her staunch Southern Baptist mother, her rugged but overprotective brothers, and daily battles with her three sons who are also struggling to find themselves. Add to the mix Shey's ex-crush, Dane Kelly, a national bullriding champ and she's got her hands full. It doesn't take long before Shey realizes that in order to reinvent herself, she must let go of an uncertain future and a broken past, to find happiness--and maybe love--in the present.

Now She's Gone

Now She's Gone

An absolutely gripping crime thriller

  • Author: Alison James
  • Publisher: Bookouture
  • ISBN: 1786814137
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 350
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The Sunshine When She's Gone

The Sunshine When She's Gone

A Novel

  • Author: Thea Goodman
  • Publisher: Henry Holt and Company
  • ISBN: 0805096639
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 240
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A fresh, funny, and wisely observed debut novel about marriage-about the love, longing and ambivalence exposed when a husband takes the baby on a highly unusual outing When Veronica Reed wakes up one frigid January morning, two things are "off"-first of all, she has had a good night's sleep, which hasn't happened in months, and second, both her husband and her baby are gone. Grateful for the much-needed rest, Veronica doesn't, at first, seriously question her husband's trip out to breakfast with baby Clara. Little does she know, her spouse has fled lower Manhattan, with Clara, for some R&R in the Caribbean. Told through alternating points of view, The Sunshine When She's Gone explores the life-changing impact of parenthood on a couple as individuals and as partners. Thea Goodman brings us into intimacies made tense by sleep-deprivation and to losses and gains made more real by acknowledging them. Here is the story of a couple pushed to the edge and a desperate father's attempt give them both space to breathe.

The Ice Beneath Her

The Ice Beneath Her

A Novel

  • Author: Camilla Grebe
  • Publisher: Ballantine Books
  • ISBN: 0425284336
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 368
  • View: 9140
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Acclaimed Swedish author Camilla Grebe makes her solo American debut with a psychological thriller as cunning in its twists as it is captivating in its storytelling—for fans of the celebrated crime fiction of Camilla Läckberg, Jo Nesbø, Ruth Ware, and Fiona Barton. Winter’s chill has descended on Stockholm as police arrive at the scene of a shocking murder. An unidentified woman lies beheaded in a posh suburban home—a brutal crime made all the more disturbing by its uncanny resemblance to an unsolved killing ten years earlier. But this time there’s a suspect: the charismatic and controversial chain-store CEO Jesper Orre, who owns the home but is nowhere to be found. To homicide detectives Peter Lindgren and Manfred Olsson, nothing about the suave, high-profile businessman—including a playboy reputation and rumors of financial misdeeds—suggests he conceals the dark heart and twisted mind of a cold-blooded killer. In search of a motive, Lindgren and Olsson turn to the brilliant criminal profiler Hanne Lagerlind-Schön. Once a valued police asset, now marooned in unhappy retirement and a crumbling marriage, she’s eager to exercise her keen skills again—and offer the detectives a window into the secret soul of Jesper Orre. But they’re not the only ones searching. Two months before, Emma Bohman, a young clerk at Orre’s company, chanced to meet the charming chief executive, and romance swiftly bloomed. Almost as quickly as the passionate affair ignited, it was over when Orre inexplicably disappeared. One staggering misfortune after another followed, leaving Emma certain that her runaway lover was to blame and transforming her confusion and heartbreak into anger. Now, pursuing the same mysterious man for different reasons, Emma and the police are destined to cross paths in a chilling dance of obsession, vengeance, madness, and love gone hellishly wrong. Praise for The Ice Beneath Her “Exceptional.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review) “Impressive . . . a tour de force that lifts its author to the front rank among the increasingly crowded field of Nordic noir.”—Kirkus Reviews (starred review) “The Ice Beneath Her deserves to be called a page-turner—I read it in one sitting! The narrative is fast-paced and the twists superb.”—Cecilia Ekbäck, bestselling author of Wolf Winter “Slowly and subtly, Camilla Grebe lets The Ice Beneath Her unfold into a multilayered, psychologically nuanced murder mystery in which the truth, rather than drawing nearer, keeps slipping further and further away—until it strikes with full force.”—Arne Dahl, bestselling author of Misterioso “Tense, gripping, and utterly unpredictable . . . Camilla Grebe is an extraordinarily gifted writer and a master of suspense.”—Kristina Ohlsson, bestselling author of Unwanted

After I'm Gone

After I'm Gone

A Novel

  • Author: Laura Lippman
  • Publisher: Harper Collins
  • ISBN: 0062083406
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 352
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Laura Lippman, the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of The Most Dangerous Thing, I’d Know You Anywhere, and What the Dead Know, returns with an addictive story that explores how one man’s disappearance echoes through the lives of the wife, mistress, and daughters he left behind. When Felix Brewer meets Bernadette “Bambi” Gottschalk at a Valentine’s Dance in 1959, he charms her with wild promises, some of which he actually keeps. Thanks to his lucrative—if not all legal—businesses, she and their three little girls live in luxury. But on the Fourth of July, 1976, Bambi’s comfortable world implodes when Felix, newly convicted and facing prison, mysteriously vanishes. Though Bambi has no idea where her husband—or his money—might be, she suspects one woman does: his mistress, Julie. When Julie disappears ten years to the day that Felix went on the lam, everyone assumes she’s left to join her old lover—until her remains are eventually found. Now, twenty-six years after Julie went missing, Roberto “Sandy” Sanchez, a retired Baltimore detective working cold cases for some extra cash, is investigating her murder. What he discovers is a tangled web stretching over three decades that connects five intriguing women. And at the center is the missing man Felix Brewer. Somewhere between the secrets and lies connecting past and present, Sandy will find the truth. And when he does, no one will ever be the same.

Since You've Been Gone

Since You've Been Gone

  • Author: Morgan Matson
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 1471122670
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Page: 496
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Before Sloane, Emily didn't go to parties, she barely talked to guys, and she didn't do anything crazy. Enter Sloane, social tornado and the best kind of best friend-someone who yanks you out of your shell. But right before what should have been an epic summer, Sloane just…disappears. No note. No calls. No texts. No Sloane. There's just a random to-do list with thirteen bizarre tasks that Emily would never try. But what if they can lead her to Sloane? Apple picking at night?Okay, easy enough. Dance until dawn?Sure. Why not? Kiss a stranger?Wait…what? Getting through Sloane's list will mean a lot of firsts, and with a whole summer ahead of her-and with the unexpected help of the handsome Frank Porter-who knows what she'll find. Go Skinny Dipping?Um…

After She Vanished

After She Vanished

  • Author: S.A. Dunphy
  • Publisher: Hachette Ireland
  • ISBN: 1473655226
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 320
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'A cracking debut thriller packed with great characters that leaves the reader wanting more' Irish Independent Five people living on Dublin's streets have gone missing and criminologist David Dunnigan has been tasked with finding them. His search leads him to ten-year-old Harry, living alone in an abandoned warehouse, who has been waiting days for his parents' return ... Dunnigan knows more than he would wish to about unexplained disappearances. Almost twenty years ago, his young niece Beth vanished during their annual Christmas shopping trip. No trace of her was ever discovered. And the tragic mystery has loomed over Dunnigan's life ever since. As his current investigation draws him deeper into the city's dark underbelly, Dunnigan's resolve to help Harry and unravel this mystery grows stronger. And could it lead him one step closer to finding out what became of Beth?

When She Was Gone

When She Was Gone

  • Author: S.A. Dunphy
  • Publisher: Hachette Ireland
  • ISBN: 1473655765
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 320
  • View: 5060
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When criminologist David Dunnigan receives the shocking delivery of one of his niece Beth's shoes, it reignites the eighteen-year-old investigation into her disappearance. But is Dunnigan ready for what he might find? New evidence links Beth's abduction to a series of suicides in an antiquated psychiatric hospital, and to an Inuit village in the frozen north of Greenland where the parents of Harry, a homeless boy Dunnigan and his friend Miley rescued from the streets, may have been trafficked. Can Dunnigan survive the hunt, and will he find Beth after all this time?

Deep Freeze

Deep Freeze

  • Author: Lisa Jackson
  • Publisher: Zebra
  • ISBN: 1420139347
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 512
  • View: 4701
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From #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa Jackson comes the suspense fueled tale of an actress caught in the spotlight of a killer’s most chilling obsession… Jenna Hughes had received twisted fan mail before—it was one of the reasons she’d moved herself and her two daughters from Hollywood to rural Oregon. But the letters arriving at her isolated farm are different, disturbingly personal—and coming from somewhere far too close for comfort. And when a dead woman is found in the woods nearby, Jenna fears that bringing her family here was a terrible mistake. Because each snowfall brings another missing woman—each of whom bears a striking resemblance to Jenna… “The crisp, skillful language infuses every sentence with suspense…this chilling novel about the high price of fame will keep readers riveted.”--Publishers Weekly

Now That She's Gone

Now That She's Gone

  • Author: Gregg Olsen
  • Publisher: Pinnacle
  • ISBN: 0786029951
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 320
  • View: 2388
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Notorious serial killer Brenda Nevins has cajoled, seduced, blackmailed, and left a trail of bodies all across Washington State. Now, after a daring prison escape, she is free to carry out her ultimate act of revenge. The targets: forensic pathologist Birdy Waterman and sheriff’s detective Kendall Stark. The pawn: a television psychic hungry for fame, ratings, and blood. There’s only way to stop a killer as brutal, brilliant, and twisted as this: beat her at her own game… “The fifth Waterman and Stark thriller from the very talented Gregg Olsen . . . it’s truly a great read.” —Mystery Scene Magazine

After Anna

After Anna

  • Author: Lisa Scottoline
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
  • ISBN: 1250099676
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 352
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Nobody cuts deeper than family... Dr. Noah Alderman, a widower and single father, has remarried a wonderful woman, Maggie Ippolitti, and for the first time in a long time, he and his young son are happy. Despite her longing for the daughter she hasn’t seen since she was a baby, Maggie is happy too, and she’s even more overjoyed when she unexpectedly gets another chance to be a mother to the child she thought she'd lost forever, her only daughter Anna. Maggie and Noah know that having Anna around will change their lives, but they would never have guessed that everything would go wrong, and so quickly. Anna turns out to be a gorgeous seventeen-year-old who balks at living under their rules, though Maggie, ecstatic to have her daughter back, ignores the red flags that hint at the trouble brewing in a once-perfect marriage and home. Events take a heartbreaking turn when Anna is murdered and Noah is accused and tried for the heinous crime. Maggie must face not only the devastation of losing her daughter, but the realization that Anna's murder may have been at the hands of a husband she loves. In the wake of this tragedy, new information drives Maggie to search for the truth, leading her to discover something darker than she could have ever imagined. Riveting and disquieting, After Anna is a groundbreaking domestic thriller, as well as a novel of emotional justice and legal intrigue. And New York Times bestselling author Lisa Scottoline will keep readers on their toes until the final shocking page Praise for Lisa Scottoline: "Scottoline keeps the pace relentless as she drops a looming threat into the heart of an idyllic suburban community, causing readers to hold their breath in anticipation." —Booklist on One Perfect Lie "Readers can be assured that the author nails the high school milieu, from athletic rivalries to sexting...they're in for one thrilling ride." —Kirkus on One Perfect Lie "Entertaining...This fast-paced read culminates in a daring chase that would play well on the big screen." —Publishers Weekly

She's Come Undone

She's Come Undone

  • Author: Wally Lamb
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 1471105342
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 480
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Meet Dolores Price. She's thirteen, wise-mouthed but wounded. Beached like a whale in front of her bedroom TV, she spends the next few years nourishing herself with the chocolate, crisps and Pepsi her anxious mother supplies. When she finally rolls into young womanhood at 257 pounds, Dolores is no stronger and life is no kinder. But this time she's determined to rise to the occasion and give herself one more chance before really going belly up. In his extraordinary coming-of-age odyssey, Wally Lamb invites us to hitch an incredible ride on a journey of love, pain, and renewal with the most heartbreakingly comical heroine to come along in years. At once a fragile girl and a hard-edged cynic, so tough to love yet so inimitably loveable, Dolores is as poignantly real as our own imperfections.