Search Results for "the-girl-on-the-landing"

The Girl On The Landing

The Girl On The Landing

‘Part love story, part psychological thriller’, from the author of Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

  • Author: Paul Torday
  • Publisher: Hachette UK
  • ISBN: 0297855832
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 320
  • View: 7531
DOWNLOAD NOW »
'The best book of the year... truly astonishing' Sunday Express 'An exciting novel - part love story, part psychological thriller' Mail on Sunday 'Surprising and suspenseful' Observer A GHOST STORY, A PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER AND A TALE OF LOVE REDISCOVERED, FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF SALMON FISHING IN THE YEMEN Elizabeth has been married to Michael for ten years. She has adjusted to a fairly monotonous routine with her wealthy, decent but boring husband. Part of this routine involves occasional visits to Beinn Caorrun, the dank and gloomy house in a Scottish glen that Michael inherited. But then Michael begins to change. It starts when he thinks he sees, in a picture, the figure of a girl on a landing. As he changes, life becomes so much more fun and Elizabeth sees glimpses of a man she can fall in love with at last. But who - or what - is changing Michael?

The Girl on the Cliff

The Girl on the Cliff

  • Author: Lucinda Riley
  • Publisher: Penguin UK
  • ISBN: 0141970618
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 576
  • View: 2733
DOWNLOAD NOW »
A beautiful drama spanning decades, from the international Number One bestselling author of The Pearl Sister and The Olive Tree Why has a secret from 1914 caused a century of heartache? Troubled by recent loss, Grania Ryan has returned to Ireland and the arms of her loving family. And it is here, on a cliff edge, that she first meets a young girl, Aurora, who will profoundly change her life. Mysteriously drawn to Aurora, Grania discovers that the histories of their families are strangely and deeply entwined . . . From a bittersweet romance in wartime London to a troubled relationship in contemporary New York, from devotion to a foundling child to forgotten memories of a lost brother, the Ryans and the Lisles, past and present, have been entangled for a century. Ultimately, it will be Aurora whose intuition and remarkable spirit help break the spell and unlock the chains of the past. Haunting, uplifting and deeply moving, Aurora's story tells of the triumph of hope over loss. Praise for Lucinda Riley 'Thoroughly addictive storytelling with a moving, emotional heart' Dinah Jefferies 'A brilliant page-turner' Daily Mail 'An absolutely fantastic storyteller' Katherine Webb 'Brilliant escapism' Red

The Girl on the Stairs

The Girl on the Stairs

A Masterful Psychological Thriller

  • Author: Louise Welsh
  • Publisher: Hachette UK
  • ISBN: 1848546491
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 288
  • View: 1582
DOWNLOAD NOW »
Jane Logan is a stranger to Berlin and she finds the city alive and echoing with the ghosts of its turbulent past. At six months pregnant, she's instructed by her partner Petra to rest and enjoy her new life in Germany. But while Petra is out at work, Jane begins to feel uneasy in their chic apartment. Screams reverberate through the walls, lights flicker in the derelict building that looms over the yard, a shadow passes on the stairs . . . Jane meets a neighbour's daughter, a girl whose life she tries to mend, but her involvement only further isolates her. Alone and haunted, Jane fears the worst . . . but the worst is yet to come. Louise Welsh, the acclaimed author of The Cutting Room, delivers another masterful suspense novel. The Girl on the Stairs is a powerful psychological thriller packed with twists and turns to keep you reading well into the night. Read it, or be left in the dark.

The Girl On Legare Street

The Girl On Legare Street

  • Author: Karen White
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 9781101155646
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 352
  • View: 7811
DOWNLOAD NOW »
Acclaimed author Karen White returns to Charleston, South Carolina, with the second novel in the New York Times bestselling Tradd Street series. Melanie Middleton has grown accustomed to renovating old houses, but she never imagined she'd have to renovate her own life to include her estranged mother. Ginnette Prioleau Middleton left Charleston thirty-five years ago. She's returned wanting to protect the daughter she's never really known after receiving an ominous premonition. Melanie never wanted to see her mother again, but with some prodding from her partner, Jack Trenholm, she agrees—and begins to rebuild their relationship. Together Melanie and Ginnette buy back their old home. With their combined psychic abilities they expect to unearth some ghosts. But what they find is a vengeful dark spirit whose strength has been growing for decades. It will take unearthing long buried secrets to beat this demon and save what's left of Melanie's family...

Howards End is on the Landing

Howards End is on the Landing

A Year of Reading from Home

  • Author: Susan Hill
  • Publisher: Profile Books
  • ISBN: 1846682665
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Page: 236
  • View: 8624
DOWNLOAD NOW »
In pursuit of an elusive book on her shelves, Hill encountered dozens of others that she had never read, or forgotten she owned, or wanted to read for a second time. The discovery inspired her to embark on a year-long voyage through her books, in order to get to know her own collection again.

The Picador Book of Wedding Poems

The Picador Book of Wedding Poems

  • Author: Peter Forbes
  • Publisher: Pan Macmillan
  • ISBN: 1447204271
  • Category: Poetry
  • Page: 224
  • View: 8675
DOWNLOAD NOW »
The Picador Book of Wedding Poems is not just a pocket-sized Cyrano de Bergerac for the romantically tongue-tied: it is a veritable dictionary of all the ways in which love can be declared. If you’re in the first throes of new love, need to put a relationship to the test, or have reached the point of a great affirmation or commitment, you’ll find a poem here beautifully fitted to the occasion. This is an ideal book when a speech – whether public or private – has to be made, an instant cure for love-letter writer’s block, and the perfect companion on those lonely evenings when we need our strongest emotions put into words – written by the greatest poets in the language.

Sex Letters to Mr. Anthony and Breakfast with the Wife Swappers

Sex Letters to Mr. Anthony and Breakfast with the Wife Swappers

Breakfast with the Wife Swappers

  • Author: Anthony N. Bellon
  • Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
  • ISBN: 146918396X
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 324
  • View: 2274
DOWNLOAD NOW »
This book contains 150 letters on practically every conceivable sexual subject imaginable form marrying a deceased lover to wedding a giant statue in a public square. Mr. Anthony gives each missive a witty and sarcastic wisecrack response. Each mailer writes two letters. Some of them are years and situations apart. There are sex letters from people all over the United States even one from a lowly, asexual amoeba to the spirit of a horny George Washington. In reading this hysterical collection, Mr. Anthony asks that you be completely nonjudgmental and to feel reassured that happiness is knowing that everyone else is miserable too. This play is a comedy about the wife swappers the-morning-after-night-before. One couple is seasoned at switching but it is the virgin experience for the other pair. Laughter reigns supreme throughout the entire hilarious two acts!

Asian Transnational Organized Crime and Its Impact on the U. S.

Asian Transnational Organized Crime and Its Impact on the U. S.

Developing a Transnational Crime Research Agenda

  • Author: James O. Finckenauer
  • Publisher: DIANE Publishing
  • ISBN: 1437929222
  • Category:
  • Page: 146
  • View: 5334
DOWNLOAD NOW »
The research goals of this study were to: (a) determine high priority areas for research on Asian transnational organized crime (TOC); (b) assess the impact of Asian TOC on the U.S.; (3) identify relevant data and information sources in Asia; and (4) identify potential collaborative research partners and institutions in Asia. The aim was thus not to examine in detail the organized crime situation in this region, but rather to lay the foundation for a research agenda and strategy that would accomplish that purpose. The sites covered by this research are China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Japan, Philippines, Thailand, and Cambodia. Includes recommendations for further collaborative research. Illustrations.

None But He

None But He

  • Author: Patricia Robins
  • Publisher: Hachette UK
  • ISBN: 1444752928
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 186
  • View: 3072
DOWNLOAD NOW »
When Mandy's boyfriend dies in a motorbike accident, she is left alone with a young child and little money. So when her son's uncle Jon offers her a job as his receptionist - as well as a home with him and his beautiful but spoilt wife, Gillian - she gratefully accepts. But Mandy soon becomes aware of Jon's unhappiness, as well as her own growing love for him. Perhaps if she accepts the attentions of Mike Sinclair, an attractive Irish bachelor, it will help her to keep her true feelings hidden...

The Tower

The Tower

Tales from a Lost Country

  • Author: Uwe Tellkamp
  • Publisher: Penguin UK
  • ISBN: 024100490X
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 1024
  • View: 4432
DOWNLOAD NOW »
In derelict Dresden a cultivated, middle-class family does all it can to cope amid the Communist downfall. This striking tapestry of the East German experience is told through the tangled lives of a soldier, surgeon, nurse and publisher. With evocative detail, Uwe Tellkamp masterfully reveals the myriad perspectives of the time as people battled for individuality, retreated to nostalgia, chose to conform, or toed the perilous line between East and West. Poetic, heartfelt and dramatic, The Tower vividly resurrects the sights, scents and sensations of life in the GDR as it hurtled towards 9 November 1989.