If You Knew Her

The perfect life or the perfect lie?

Author: Emily Elgar

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1408706822

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

View: 3354

'A stunning example of psychological suspense' Clare Mackintosh, Sunday Times bestselling author of I SEE YOU ****** THE PERFECT LIFE . . . OR THE PERFECT LIE? Cassie had it all - the fairytale wedding, the stunning home, the perfect husband. But when she arrives on the intensive care ward at St Catherine's hospital in a coma, it soon becomes clear that she has a secret; a secret that changes everything. Alice, the chief nurse on the ward begins to feel a connection with Cassie and can't help but wonder if things are not quite as they seem. Frank, another patient, can hear and see everything around him but cannot communicate. He understands that Cassie's life is in danger and only he holds the truth, which no one can know and he cannot tell . . . A gripping and emotional story about a young woman fighting to survive and the shocking secret that could destroy her. If you like Clare Mackintosh, Caz Frear, Jane Corry, Adele Parks, Laura Marshall, Amanda Prowse or Louise Jensen then you will be hooked by this psychological thriller. ****** Readers are gripped by IF YOU KNEW HER . . . 'A delicious thriller of a book' Goodreads Reviewer 'Brilliant and cleverly crafted' Jane Corry, Sunday Times bestselling author of My Husband's Wife 'An addictive read . . . I couldn't turn the pages fast enough!' The Chloe Douglas Blog 'A stunning example of psychological suspense' Clare Mackintosh, Sunday Times number one bestseller of I See You and I Let You Go 'A wonderfully insidious build-up of tension' Guardian 'I had a hard time putting this book down' Goodreads Reviewer 'A stand-out debut that's utterly gripping' Amazon Reviewer 'Very clever, intricately woven plot that twists and turns' Amazon Reviewer

Schweige nun still


Author: Emily Elgar

Publisher: Goldmann Verlag

ISBN: 3641213746

Category: Fiction

Page: 448

View: 2964

Eine junge Frau wird in die Station für Koma-Patienten des St. Catherine Hospital eingeliefert, nachdem man sie bewusstlos in einem Straßengraben gefunden hat. Ein tragischer Unfall mit Fahrerflucht? Im Bett neben Cassie liegt Frank, der am Locked-in-Syndrom leidet: Er nimmt alles wahr, kann sich aber nicht mitteilen. Die Menschen um ihn herum verhalten sich so, als wäre Frank gar nicht da. Und so ist er es, der als einziger die Puzzleteile von Cassies Vergangenheit zusammensetzt und erkennt, dass sie noch immer in tödlicher Gefahr schwebt. Denn jemand aus ihrer nächsten Nähe würde alles tun, damit das Schweigen gewahrt bleibt, niemals ans Licht kommt, was wirklich geschehen ist ...

Occupational Hazard Perfect Lies

Author: Elizabeth Parker

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1312312599

Category: Fiction

Page: 180

View: 1414

Ellie had been watching him for years and admired his charm, his knowledge, his success. Never in her wildest dreams did she think she would work beside him, but luck was on her side. She was granted the opportunity of a lifetime. At first she had been a captive audience hoping to learn what she could. They developed a great working relationship, complete with hard work, fun banter and mutual respect. It wasn't until she noted bizarre occurrences making her realize that the very person she looked up to wasn't who he claimed to be after all. If her suspicions were correct, he might be tied to some of the most horrific cold case crimes in the valley. There are times when the truth reveals itself and we acknowledge it for a brief moment as we would an old acquaintance, moving on and going about our day, choosing to believe the lies instead--their familiarity providing more comfort than the truth. Often, we see what we want to see, but do we truly know the identity behind the mask?

The Perfect Family

Author: Patricia Potter

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1504004108

Category: Fiction

Page: 407

View: 1440

In USA Today–bestselling author Patricia Potter’s spellbinding romantic thriller, the family a young woman never knew she had could be the most dangerous people she will ever meet One fateful fall afternoon in Arizona, a man confronts his unfaithful wife and treacherous brother. The day ends in violence and unspeakable tragedy. Nearly half a century later, Atlanta bookstore owner Jessica Clayton receives an invitation to the reunion of a family she never knew she had. Abandoned by her mother when she was a baby, Jessica grew up only knowing a father’s love. Now it turns out her entire life may have been a lie. At a sprawling ranch in Sedona, Jessica meets the Clements clan. Could they be her long-lost family? Before she has time to find out, she learns that one of them wants her dead. Unsure of whom to trust, she turns to another outsider, Ross Macleod, the ranch’s foreman and the Clements’ part–Native American adopted son. But she’s running out of time. History is about to repeat itself, making Jessie heir to a deadly legacy of greed, betrayal, and murder—and a love that could cost her everything.

A Blueprint for the Perfect Life

101 Secrets to Living the Life of Your Dreams

Author: “The Genie” Kabral Sharpe

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 1475960980

Category: Self-Help

Page: 232

View: 6127

Have you ever wondered why some people seem to have it all while others seem destined to a life of struggle? What is it that allows some people to experience the best life has to offer in the realms of health and fitness, finances, relationships, and their dream projects, while others can’t materialize what they want no matter how hard they work? In A Blueprint for the Perfect Life, author Kabral Sharpe shares 101 secrets that are essential to living a perfect life and follows each with action steps to help make the goal become a reality. A self-empowerment coach, Kabral discusses how you can • create a body you love; • employ the simple secret success formula for total lifelong financial abundance; • create amazing relationships in your business and personal life; • do what you love for a living; • be organized and stay that way; • live your ideal life with no regrets; and • live powerfully into all your intentions so you fully enjoy the journey as well as the end result. Providing advice for everything from responsibility to gratitude to love, A Blueprint for the Perfect Life can help you achieve what you want in life.

I Broke the Chain

"An American Dream" or The Perfect Lie?

Author: Mari Neli Bejarano Beltran

Publisher: BookLogix

ISBN: 1610055411

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 160

View: 9850

When desperate family circumstances in Colombia send young Mari and her sisters to an orphanage for adoption, her biological family thought they would have a better life in America. However, no one could have anticipated the awful reality that awaited them, shattering all images of the American dream. Terrifying living conditions and appalling abuse drove Mari down a dark path to violent outbursts, anger management issues, promiscuity, and drug addiction in an attempt to find an escape any way possible. In spite of these overwhelming circumstances, she changed the course of her life and, through God’s love, not only found herself but the strength and faith to break the chains of abuse.

Box of Chocolates

Author: Nicole Smith

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 142592624X

Category: Self-Help

Page: 604

View: 5570

Some days, we wake up in the morning and feel like we are on top of the world. However, by the end of the day, we feel like the world has turned against us because we have gone through a trial, or a series of trials, in one day. By the end of the day, our head hurts, our stress level has increased, and we seek an outlet. For many, that outlet is food, drinking, smoking, or drugs. We find out that "Life is like a Box of Chocolates" and based upon other contributing factors, we do not know what to expect or more importantly what to do. We feel like our trial is unique and no one could possibly relate. We feel isolated and defeated because we do not know what to do when we face trials. Box of Chocolates is designed to walk you through scenarios that are based on real-life events. The book enables readers to realize their problems are not unique. Readers will begin to realize their trials are similar to other people and they are not alone. The book consists of 365 scenarios that are categorized by WORK - FAMILY - LIFE issues for each day of the year. The book contains a five-step application process to reveal the provisions God has made for our every need. The scenarios included in the books can happen to anyone, so the reader is encouraged to depend on God and promises He has made to us through the Holy Bible. Step two of the five-step process can be facilitated in a group or alone. The facilitated session enables participants to think about the "what if" and gives them an opportunity to proactively respond to issues they may face or someone they know may face. During the session, participants have the opportunity to respond to scenarios and share his/her life experiences.

Key Of Valor

Author: Nora Roberts

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101146605

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

View: 1112

A woman’s quest for courage opens her heart to love in the third Key Trilogy novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts. Growing up, Zoe McCourt did not have an easy life—some might call it “disadvantaged.” A hairstylist from a West Virginia trailer park, she ended up in beautiful Pleasant Valley, Pennsylvania, by sheer determination. How she ended up on a quest for a key to unlock the soul of a warrior demigoddess is another story… Invited to an imposing estate overlooking the town, she met Malory Price and Dana Steele. Each woman was at a crossroads in her life, each facing an uncertain future. And a mysterious couple offered them the chance of a lifetime: a million dollars each if they could free the trapped souls of three mythological sisters—an artist, a bard, and a warrior. Malory and Dana had to reach deep inside themselves to find their keys—and not without paying a price. Now, it has become Zoe’s quest. As a single mother, she has more to risk, more to lose. But her courage in the face of overwhelming odds cannot be underestimated. A nurturer to her son, a defender of her friends, she must confront dark forces amassed against her to make all of their dreams come true… Don’t miss the other books in the Key Trilogy Key of Light Key of Knowledge From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Right Honourable Gentleman

Author: Michael Dyne

Publisher: Dramatists Play Service Inc

ISBN: 9780822209515

Category: Drama

Page: 118

View: 3984

THE STORY: As John McClain describes, THE RIGHT HONOURABLE GENTLEMAN is in fact a certain Sir Charles Dilke, a Liberal Member of Parliament in the Victorian era who, had he not got his beard caught in the wringer, might have become the successor t

The Garden Within

Author: Emma Kelln

Publisher: WestBow Press

ISBN: 1449789293

Category: Religion

Page: 144

View: 6448

Are you ready to meet with God in the secret place of your soul? To experience a face-to-face encounter with Him? His heart meeting with yours? Do you have a deep desire to be whole and free? To find out your destiny in Him and for Him? Then join me in this journey to the Garden Within, a journey to wholeness. Jesus, the Master Gardener, absolutely knows what you were born for, because He created you for that purpose. He is perfecting you into His image. Before you were ever born, He knew you. He walked and talked with you in the very same garden you will enter on this journey. Will you let God, the pruner and gardener of your life, fashion you into His very image? "FINALLY. I received the revelation of how much God loves me. He grabbed my heart, my hand in The Garden Within. I have a whole new strength and outlook, and now I ache to be with Him." Joni Patterson My heart's desire for you in this journey is for God Himself to touch and heal your soul, your very being, and for Him to bring restoration, purpose, and wholeness to your life. Through these pages He will reveal to you your restored, flourishing garden so that you can then nurture others and help them to grow and be fruitful--with the ultimate goal being to fill the whole earth with the knowledge of God! Here on this ground which is hard now, I will make it a vineyard. Jesus

The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Including a Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides

Author: James Boswell

Publisher: N.A


Category: Authors, English

Page: 566

View: 7481


The Weekend

Author: Bernhard Schlink

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0297863193

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

View: 4357

The author of international phenomenon THE READER returns with a tale of old jealousies, explosive politics and uncertain futures. Meet the Baader-Meinhof Group, 25 years on... Old friends and lovers reunite for a weekend in a secluded country home after spending decades apart. They plumb their memories of each other and pass quiet judgements on the life decisions each has made since their youth. This isn't, however, just any old reunion, and their conversations of the old days aren't typical reminiscences. After 24 years, Joerg - a convicted murderer and terrorist, is released from prison on a pardon. A former member of the Red Army Faction (or Baader-Meinhof Group), the announcement of Joerg's release is sure to send shock waves throughout Germany. But before this happens, his group of friends - most of whom had been RAF sympathizers - gather for his first weekend of freedom. They are invited by Christiane, Joerg's devoted sister, whose suffocating concern for her brother is matched only by the unrelenting pull of Marcko, a dangerously passionate young man intent on using Joerg to continue the cause.

The Good Life

Author: Trip Lee

Publisher: Moody Publishers

ISBN: 0802486754

Category: Religion

Page: 176

View: 2147

Nicer car, bigger house, whatever your heart desires. Everybody wants to live The Good Life. But what happens when dreams become nightmares and the promise of freedom leads to a life of imprisonment? What happens when you discover that all that’s gold loses its glitter? Maybe the rich and famous aren’t living The Good Life. Maybe our dreams are rooted in lies. And maybe, just maybe those who have less really have more. What is The Good Life…really? In this book, titled after his acclaimed fourth album, The Good Life, Christian rap artist and author, Trip Lee, unveils what the world, the flesh and the devil promote as the ultimate and most satisfying life. He then explains what The Good Life really is: a life within our reach and yet beyond anything this world has to offer. Imagine: The Good Life.

The Perfect Nazi

Uncovering My SS Grandfather's Secret Past and How Hitler Seduced a Generation

Author: Martin Davidson

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141966823

Category: History

Page: 352

View: 6183

In 1926, at the age of twenty, a trainee dentist called Bruno Langbehn joined the Nazi party. Growing up in a Germany that was impoverished and humiliated by the defeat of the First World War, and surrounded by a fiercely military environment, Bruno was one of the first young men to sign up. And as the party rose to power, he was there every step of the way. Eventually his loyalty was rewarded with a high-ranking position in Hitler's dreaded SS, the elite security service charged with sending Germany's 'racially impure' to the death camps. For fifty years after the end of the Second World War, his family kept this horrifying secret until his British grandson, Martin Davidson, uncovered the truth. Drawing on an astonishing cache of personal documents, Davidson retraces Bruno's journey from disillusioned adolescent to SS Officer to mysterious grandfather. In this extraordinary account he tries to understand how Langbehn and millions of others like him were seduced by Hitler's regime, and attempts to come to terms with this devastating revelation.

"Hier liegt der Knecht Gottes-- "

Gräber in byzantinischen Kirchen und ihr Dekor (11. bis 15. Jahrhundert) : unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der Höhlenkirchen Kappadokiens

Author: Ursula Weissbrod

Publisher: Otto Harrassowitz Verlag

ISBN: 9783447048033

Category: History

Page: 283

View: 9699

Ausgangspunkt und Grundlage der Untersuchung sind Feldforschungen in Kappadokien, wo in den Hohlenkirchen eine Reihe von Grabbefunden und bildern zu finden sind, daneben stehen die wichtigsten erhaltenen Denkmaler der Hauptstadt Konstantinopel und anderer Provinzen des byzantinischen Reichs. Thema des ersten Teils ist das Grab und seine Stellung im Kirchenraum; es wird das architektonische, liturgische und gesellschaftliche Umfeld und sein Einfluss auf die Einrichtung eines Grabes in der Kirche gepruft. Mit dem zweiten Teil beginnt die ikonographische Untersuchung der Grabdekors, wobei beispielhaft Inschriften besprochen und Grabbilder ohne Portrat zusammengestellt und analysiert werden. Der dritte und zentrale Teil der Arbeit untersucht die Grabdekors mit Portrat. Neben der Einteilung in verschiedene Bildtypen steht die Frage nach moglichen Vorbildern im Mittelpunkt. Ursula Weissbrod prasentiert fragmentarisch erhaltene Dekors und schlagt Rekon-struktionsmoglichkeiten vor. Abschliessend werden spatantike Grabbilder verglichen und auf ihre Vorbildfunktion hin uberpruft. Ein systematischer Katalog der behandelten Hohlenkirchen Kappadokiens und Anhange zum Stand der Datierung der Panagia Krina/Chios und zu den verlorenen Grabanlagen der Pammakaristoskirche/Konstantinopel runden die Arbeit ab.

Watch the Wall, My Darling

Author: Jane Aiken Hodge

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1448213975

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

View: 8624

Only a deathbed promise to her dying father could force Christina Tretton to travel to Tretteign Grange, the 'Dark House', and meet her estranged family for the first time. Having to fast-talk her way out of an encounter with smugglers on the way is only the beginning. Waiting for her is flighty aunt Verity, her two very different cousins – the stoic Ross and fawning Richard – and her formidable grandfather, who changes his Will every few days. Taking the neglectful servants in hand, Christina is soon managing the house, proving herself invaluable in her grandfather's eyes. This backfires when he decides he wants her as his heir, and only on the condition that she marries Ross or Richard. Outraged, she swears she will marry neither, but her cousins have different ideas. Should she marry the cousin she is drawn to, even if he appears to have no true feelings for her? Hanging over them is the constant threat of invasion, as Dark House looks over the sea to France, and Napoleon. When cousin Ross disappears, it is up to Christina to stand in his stead and take on the running of the estate - amongst some of his more disreputable duties. For as soldiers work to fortify the coast, Christina finds herself in the twisted intrigues of smugglers and spies. Watch the Wall, My Darling first published in 1966, is another great historical romance from the master of the genre – Jane Aiken Hodge.

Make the Most of Your Life (Collection)

Author: Richard Templar

Publisher: FT Press

ISBN: 0133739716

Category: Self-Help

Page: 505

View: 2092

In The Rules of Life , Richard Templar brings together 106 practical rules that happy, successful people follow, even if they've never thought about it. These are realistic, commonsense things you can do differently, starting today... small things that make a powerful difference. Templar offers real wisdom on telling the difference between what's important and what isn't... focusing on changes you really can make... using your intuition... learning positive lessons from your regrets... having great dreams and making practical plans... staying young... forgiving without becoming a pushover. The first edition of The Rules of Life became a global phenomenon, topping bestseller charts around the world. This new, even better, edition includes nine brand-new rules to take you further, faster. Follow The Rules of Life. You'll feel better. You'll be a better friend, partner, and parent. And you'll leave the world a better place. Richard Templar's The Rules of Parenting, Expanded Edition presents the principles to follow which you can adapt to suit you and your children. Templar -- author of The Rules of Life and many other best-sellers -- has brought together 100+ parenting tips you can start using instantly. Now updated and expanded with 10 brand-new rules, Templar's rules address everything you need to know from start to finish. Beginning with the first rule "Relax" and continuing through 100+ rules, this book presents a guide to everything a parent needs to know from toddling, school, boyfriends or girlfriends, through driving lessons and college. The book begins with a section that covers the most important rules, The Rules for Staying Sane. The rest of the sections cover some of the big questions of parenting, including the Attitude Rules, the Discipline Rules, the Sibling Rules, the School Rules, the Teenage Rules, the Crisis Rules, all the way up to the Grown-up Rules.