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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the acclaimed memoir Stitches comes a stunning story of one boy's heartbreaking coming of age in 1950s America. After his mother abandons the family, thirteen-year-old Russell Pruitt moves with his Korean War veteran father to a small town in southern California. Eager to fit in and figure out the mystifying rules of being a man, he succumbs to the sway of boys more feral than himself--leading to an act of betrayal that
In the latest thriller from New York Times bestseller Riley Sager, a woman returns to the house made famous by her father’s bestselling horror memoir. Is the place really haunted by evil forces, as her father claimed? Or are there more earthbound—and dangerous—secrets hidden within its walls? What was it like? Living in that house. Maggie Holt is used to such questions. Twenty-five years ago, she and her parents, Ewan and Jess, moved into Baneberry Hall, a
Rachel Weaver Mason is finally going home to Deer Run, the Amish community she left behind so many years ago. Recently widowed, she wants desperately to create a haven for herself and her young daughter. But the community, including Rachel's family, is anything but welcom ing. The only person happy to see her is her teenage brother, Benjamin, and he's protecting a dark secret that endangers them all. Determined to keep Benjamin safe from a suspected killer, Rachel has no
In Home After Dark: One Mans Memoir (Feb 2009), Robidoux shares his incredible journeyfrom his birth behind a wood-burning stove in a home with no kitchen to his rapid ascent to the apex of the corporate ladder. By sharing the intimate details of his unconventional life, Robidoux hopes others will find a path to their own dreams by accepting challenges, persevering through hazards and not succumbing to societal and corporate pitfalls.
From beloved authors Sherrilyn Kenyon, J.R. Ward, Susan Squires, and Dianna Love comes Dead After Dark, a paranormal romance collection of four fantastic stories. SHERRILYN KENYON "Shadow of the Moon" Angelia has fought her entire life to make herself strong. Now, with her patria under fire, she has to protect her people from Fury and his werewolf clan. Vowing to bring him to justice, Angelia sets out alone...until the hunter becomes the hunted, and the only way for
The idea of "The Green Book" is to give the Motorist and Tourist a Guide not only of the Hotels and Tourist Homes in all of the large cities, but other classifications that will be found useful wherever he may be. Also facts and information that the Negro Motorist can use and depend upon. There are thousands of places that the public doesn't know about and aren't listed. Perhaps you know of some? If so send in their names and
Rebecca has been captured and awakens alone in the dark, not knowing where she is. She can feel that Llyr is alive, but cannot contact him through the soul link. Chained to a wall and without magic, she must find a way to survive and escape. Llyr was defeated by his brother and witnessed the fall of the tower on Avalon. Being separated from Rebecca has created a problem: the soul link is draining his body of all strength. Despite
A photography collection of nude dancers at night from the bestselling photographer of "Dancers Among Us" - a celebration of the human form and the fearlessness of the human spirt.
Abigail Walker and Jarvis Daniels are longtime sweethearts headed in opposite directions. Abby, an aspiring cellist, wants out of her humble Detroit surroundings and is willing to shed blood, sweat, and tears to make it happen. Jarvis, on the other hand, is perfectly content with life. For him there's plenty of time to become a "responsible adult." For now, heâŁĭs got everything he could want: a roof over his head, a PlayStation, and the love of a good woman.
Hugh Leonard's second volume of autobiography is a rich portrait of adolescence in Dublin in the 40s and 50s: schooldays and altar-boyhood, early bliss in the seven pennies at the Astoria, problems with Gloria and Dolores. Leonard stirs in theater anecdotes, vignettes of Patrick Kavanagh and Brenda Behan, and divulges his own beginnings as a writer. The result is a witty and entertaining analysis of Dublin and Dubliners by one of Ireland's finest playwrights.
An abandoned doll, who seems to be a perfect child, can't compare with a toad's own beloved, but imperfect daughter.
THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • One of USA Today's Best Books of 2020 “A haunted house story—with a twist….[Sager] does not hold back”(Rolling Stone) in this chilling thriller from the author of Final Girls and Survive the Night. Every house has a story to tell and a secret to share. Twenty-five years ago, Maggie Holt and her parents moved into Baneberry Hall, a rambling Victorian estate in the Vermont woods. Three weeks later they fled in the
Life is the Darkness is a book of short stories, and a few pieces of poetry. I break the fourth wall, and all but a few are macabre, some are humorous and all are pieces of realism/surrealism. Some content can be confronting. It ranges from the innocuous, through to the inevitability of a barren earth, should humans continue to abuse her. There are so many things available to us, other than the manufacturing materials we currently use, to save
Travis Maurice Walker or otherwise known as Travis Grizzly is an American ex-Green Beret sniper who fought in the Afghanistan war. The six-foot-five, three-hundred-pound soldier was trained exceptionally well in hand-to-hand combat. In all his years he has never experienced defeat, even in the most extreme circumstances. In short, Travis Walker was born to be the perfect soldier-the perfect killing machine.On his final tour to Afghanistan, a week before coming home, Travis was struck in the head by an
Forced together by unfortunate circumstances, a bitter man and a young, hurting girl must decide whether they will hold on to their pain or seek their Father in Heaven.