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Girl, Taken (An Ella Dark FBI Suspense Thriller—Book 2)

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“A MASTERPIECE OF THRILLER AND MYSTERY. Blake Pierce did a magnificent job developing characters with a psychological side so well described that we feel ...

  • L'auteur :
  • Editeur: Blake Pierce
  • ISBN: 1094372676
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 250
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: “A MASTERPIECE OF THRILLER AND MYSTERY. Blake Pierce did a magnificent job developing characters with a psychological side so well described that we feel inside their minds, follow their fears and cheer for their success. Full of twists, this book will keep you awake until the turn of the last page.” --Books and Movie Reviews, Roberto Mattos (re Once Gone) GIRL, TAKEN (An Ella Dark FBI Suspense Thriller) is book #2 in a long-anticipated new series by #1 bestseller and USA Today bestselling author Blake Pierce, whose bestseller Once Gone (a free download) has received over 1,000 five star reviews. FBI Agent Ella Dark, 29, is given her big chance to achieve her life’s dream: to join the Behavorial Crimes Unit. Ella has a hidden obsession: she has studied serial killers from the time she could read, devastated by the murder of her own sister. With her photographic memory, she has obtained an encyclopedic knowledge of every serial killer, every victim and every case. Singled out for her brilliant mind, Ella is invited to join the big leagues. Victims are being found murdered in the Pacific Northwest, their bodies strung up high in the branches of Redwood trees. It is presumed to be the work of a serial killer dubbed “The Artist Killer.” Ella feels so close to catching him, feels certain she has read of similar murders—but this time, her knowledge fails her. Can she catch a killer without her talent? Or will it return to her too late? A page-turning and harrowing crime thriller featuring a brilliant and tortured FBI agent, the ELLA DARK series is a riveting mystery, packed with suspense, twists and turns, revelations, and driven by a breakneck pace that will keep you flipping pages late into the night. Book #3 in the series—GIRL, HUNTED—is now also available.


The Girl Who Was Taken

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Two abducted girls—one who returns, one who doesn’t. The night they go missing, high school seniors Nicole Cutty and Megan McDonald are at a beach part ...

  • L'auteur : Charlie Donlea
  • Editeur: Pinnacle Books
  • ISBN: 0786041455
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 320
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Two abducted girls—one who returns, one who doesn’t. The night they go missing, high school seniors Nicole Cutty and Megan McDonald are at a beach party in their small town of Emerson Bay, North Carolina. Police launch a massive search, but hope is almost lost—until Megan escapes from a bunker deep in the woods. . . . A year later, the bestselling account of her ordeal has made Megan a celebrity. It’s a triumphant story, except for one inconvenient detail: Nicole is still missing. Nicole’s older sister, Livia, a fellow in forensic pathology, expects that one day soon Nicole’s body will be found and her sister’s fate determined. Instead, the first clue comes from another body—that of a young man connected to Nicole’s past. Livia reaches out to Megan to learn more about that fateful night. Other girls have disappeared, and she’s increasingly sure the cases are connected. Megan knows more than she revealed in her book. Flashes of memory are pointing to something more monstrous than she described. And the deeper she and Livia dig, the more they realize that sometimes true terror lies in finding exactly what you’ve been looking for . . . “A fast-moving page-turner. . . . Donlea skillfully maximizes suspense by juggling narrators and time all the way to the shocking final twists.” —Publishers Weekly “Well worth the read.” —Booklist “Donlea’s sophomore effort is solid. He keeps the reader guessing and second-guessing until the end, thanks to an expertly crafted abundance of potential suspects.” —Library Journal


Girl Found

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While her missing sister's case hits a roadblock, Detective Kaitlyn Carr searches for a US Marine who has disappeared after a college student is found dead ...

  • L'auteur : Kate Gable
  • Editeur: Byrd Book Llc
  • ISBN: 1632252732
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 346
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: While her missing sister's case hits a roadblock, Detective Kaitlyn Carr searches for a US Marine who has disappeared after a college student is found dead in his apartment. Where is he? Did he kill her and run? And if so, why? Detective Kaitlyn Carr will stop at nothing to find out what happened. The marine’s father is certain that his son would never do anything to harm his friend. That’s why he reported the murder and is doing his best to help Kaitlyn find his son. But will this be a regret that will haunt him for the rest of his life? Back in her hometown of Big Bear Lake, Violet’s disappearance is becoming a cold case. Everyone has been interviewed. All leads have been followed up on. Now what? Kaitlyn keeps trying. She can’t give up. Will Kaitlyn find out who killed the girl and find the marine before there’s another murder? Will Kaitlyn be able to find another lead to keep her sister’s case open? Girl Found is a suspenseful thriller perfect for fans of James Patterson, Leslie Wolfe, Lisa Regan, L. T. Vargus and Karin Slaughter. It has mystery, angst, a bit of romance and family drama.


Girl Taken

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When her sister’s friend is found dead, Detective Kaitlyn Carr knows that time is running out. Her sister has been missing for weeks and everyone is star ...

  • L'auteur : Kate Gable
  • Editeur: Byrd Book Llc
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  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 325
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: When her sister’s friend is found dead, Detective Kaitlyn Carr knows that time is running out. Her sister has been missing for weeks and everyone is starting to believe that she’s gone for good. But Kaitlyn refuses to give up. While the FBI and the Sheriff’s investigators collect evidence and run tests, Kaitlyn stays busy with another case back in Los Angeles: the disappearance of a missing couple who were trying to sell their half a million dollar boat. Their grown sons insist that their parents would have never left without an explanation, but it’s up to Kaitlyn to uncover the truth. Is the missing couple keeping secrets of their own or is their life actually in danger? Who killed her sister’s friend and will finding her killer lead to answers about Violet’s disappearance? Girl Taken is a suspenseful thriller perfect for fans of James Patterson, Leslie Wolfe, Lisa Regan, L. T. Vargus and Karin Slaughter. It has mystery, angst, a bit of romance and family drama.


An Ella Dark FBI Suspense Thriller Bundle: Girl, Alone (#1), Girl, Taken (#2), and Girl, Hunted (#3)

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A bundle of books #1 (GIRL, ALONE), #2 (GIRL, TAKEN), and #3 (GIRL, HUNTED) in Blake Pierce’s Ella Dark FBI suspense thriller series! This bundle offers ...

  • L'auteur : Blake Pierce
  • Editeur: Blake Pierce
  • ISBN: 1094375012
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 750
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: A bundle of books #1 (GIRL, ALONE), #2 (GIRL, TAKEN), and #3 (GIRL, HUNTED) in Blake Pierce’s Ella Dark FBI suspense thriller series! This bundle offers books one, two, and three in one convenient file, with over 150,000 words of reading. In GIRL, ALONE, FBI Agent Ella Dark, 29, is given her big chance to achieve her life’s dream: to join the Behavioral Crimes Unit. Ella has a hidden obsession: she has studied serial killers from the time she could read, devastated by the murder of her own sister. With her photographic memory, she has obtained an encyclopedic knowledge of every serial killer, every victim and every case. Singled out for her brilliant mind, Ella is invited to join the big leagues. But when a killer strikes in the swamps of Louisiana, Ella soon comes to learn that the real thing is nothing she could expect. Face to face with a real murder, a real killer, and a real ticking clock, Ella realizes she can’t rely on her knowledge. She must learn to trust her instinct, and allow herself to enter the dark canals of a real killer’s mind. If she gets it wrong, her career is at stake. And so is the next victim’s life. Will Ella’s talent be an asset? Or the source of her downfall? In GIRL, TAKEN, victims are being found murdered in the Pacific Northwest, their bodies strung up high in the branches of Redwood trees. It is presumed to be the work of a serial killer dubbed “The Artist Killer.” Ella feels so close to catching him, feels certain she has read of similar murders—but this time, her knowledge fails her. Can she catch a killer without her talent? Or will it return to her too late? In GIRL, HUNTED, after a woman barely escapes from the car of a serial killer, Ella recalls unique details from prior cases just like it. But this serial killer recalls them, too—and he is determined to do the one thing Ella never anticipates: to stray from his predecessors. The deadly game of cat and mouse that follows leaves Ella wondering: do her talents have a limit? Has she finally met her match? An action-packed mystery series of international intrigue and riveting suspense, the ELLA DARK FBI suspense thriller series will have you turning pages late into the night. Books #4-#6 are also available!


Girl, Taken (An Ella Dark FBI Suspense Thriller—Book 2)

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“A MASTERPIECE OF THRILLER AND MYSTERY. Blake Pierce did a magnificent job developing characters with a psychological side so well described that we feel ...

  • L'auteur : Blake Pierce
  • Editeur: Blake Pierce
  • ISBN: 1094372676
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 250
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: “A MASTERPIECE OF THRILLER AND MYSTERY. Blake Pierce did a magnificent job developing characters with a psychological side so well described that we feel inside their minds, follow their fears and cheer for their success. Full of twists, this book will keep you awake until the turn of the last page.” --Books and Movie Reviews, Roberto Mattos (re Once Gone) GIRL, TAKEN (An Ella Dark FBI Suspense Thriller) is book #2 in a long-anticipated new series by #1 bestseller and USA Today bestselling author Blake Pierce, whose bestseller Once Gone (a free download) has received over 1,000 five star reviews. FBI Agent Ella Dark, 29, is given her big chance to achieve her life’s dream: to join the Behavorial Crimes Unit. Ella has a hidden obsession: she has studied serial killers from the time she could read, devastated by the murder of her own sister. With her photographic memory, she has obtained an encyclopedic knowledge of every serial killer, every victim and every case. Singled out for her brilliant mind, Ella is invited to join the big leagues. Victims are being found murdered in the Pacific Northwest, their bodies strung up high in the branches of Redwood trees. It is presumed to be the work of a serial killer dubbed “The Artist Killer.” Ella feels so close to catching him, feels certain she has read of similar murders—but this time, her knowledge fails her. Can she catch a killer without her talent? Or will it return to her too late? A page-turning and harrowing crime thriller featuring a brilliant and tortured FBI agent, the ELLA DARK series is a riveting mystery, packed with suspense, twists and turns, revelations, and driven by a breakneck pace that will keep you flipping pages late into the night. Book #3 in the series—GIRL, HUNTED—is now also available.


An Ella Dark FBI Suspense Thriller Bundle: Girl, Taken (#2) and Girl, Hunted (#3)

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A bundle of books #2 (GIRL, TAKEN) and #3 (GIRL, HUNTED) in Blake Pierce’s Ella Dark suspense thriller series! This bundle offers books two and three in ...

  • L'auteur : Blake Pierce
  • Editeur: Blake Pierce
  • ISBN: 1094375020
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 500
  • Langue: French/English
  • Vues: 902
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Détails: A bundle of books #2 (GIRL, TAKEN) and #3 (GIRL, HUNTED) in Blake Pierce’s Ella Dark suspense thriller series! This bundle offers books two and three in one convenient file, with over 100,000 words of reading. In GIRL, TAKEN, victims are being found murdered in the Pacific Northwest, their bodies strung up high in the branches of Redwood trees. It is presumed to be the work of a serial killer dubbed “The Artist Killer.” Ella feels so close to catching him, feels certain she has read of similar murders—but this time, her knowledge fails her. Can she catch a killer without her talent? Or will it return to her too late? In GIRL, HUNTED, after a woman barely escapes from the car of a serial killer, Ella recalls unique details from prior cases just like it. But this serial killer recalls them, too—and he is determined to do the one thing Ella never anticipates: to stray from his predecessors. The deadly game of cat and mouse that follows leaves Ella wondering: do her talents have a limit? Has she finally met her match? An action-packed mystery series of international intrigue and riveting suspense, the ELLA DARK FBI suspense thriller series will have you turning pages late into the night. Books #4-#6 are also available!


Girl, Hunted (An Ella Dark FBI Suspense Thriller—Book 3)

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FBI Special Agent Ella Dark has studied serial killers from the time she could read, devastated by the murder of her own sister. Her encyclopedic knowledge ...

  • L'auteur : Blake Pierce
  • Editeur: Blake Pierce
  • ISBN: 1094372684
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 250
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: FBI Special Agent Ella Dark has studied serial killers from the time she could read, devastated by the murder of her own sister. Her encyclopedic knowledge of killers, though, is put to the test when a woman barely escapes from the car of a serial killer, and Ella compares it to past cases. But this killer may just be determined to do the one thing Ella never anticipates: to stray from his predecessors. “A MASTERPIECE OF THRILLER AND MYSTERY. Blake Pierce did a magnificent job developing characters with a psychological side so well described that we feel inside their minds, follow their fears and cheer for their success. Full of twists, this book will keep you awake until the turn of the last page.” --Books and Movie Reviews, Roberto Mattos (re Once Gone) GIRL, HUNTED (An Ella Dark FBI Suspense Thriller) is book #3 in a long-anticipated new series by #1 bestseller and USA Today bestselling author Blake Pierce, whose bestseller Once Gone (a free download) has received over 1,000 five star reviews. FBI Agent Ella Dark, 29, is given her big chance to achieve her life’s dream: to join the Behavioral Crimes Unit. Ella’s hidden obsession of gaining an encyclopedic knowledge of serial killers has led to her being singled out for her brilliant mind, and invited to join the big leagues. But this killer knows more than he should, and he’s determined to outsmart her. The deadly game of cat and mouse that follows leaves Ella wondering: do her talents have a limit? Has she finally met her match? A page-turning and harrowing crime thriller featuring a brilliant and tortured FBI agent, the ELLA DARK series is a riveting mystery, packed with suspense, twists and turns, revelations, and driven by a breakneck pace that will keep you flipping pages late into the night. Books #4-#11 are also available!


Girl, Alone (An Ella Dark FBI Suspense Thriller—Book 1)

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FBI Agent Ella Dark has studied serial killers from the time she could read, devastated by the murder of her own sister. With her photographic memory, she ...

  • L'auteur : Blake Pierce
  • Editeur: Blake Pierce
  • ISBN: 1094372668
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 250
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: FBI Agent Ella Dark has studied serial killers from the time she could read, devastated by the murder of her own sister. With her photographic memory, she has obtained an encyclopedic knowledge of every serial killer, every victim and every case. But when a serial killer strikes in the swamps of Louisiana, Ella soon comes to learn that the real thing is like nothing she ever expected. “A MASTERPIECE OF THRILLER AND MYSTERY. Blake Pierce did a magnificent job developing characters with a psychological side so well described that we feel inside their minds, follow their fears and cheer for their success. Full of twists, this book will keep you awake until the turn of the last page.” --Books and Movie Reviews, Roberto Mattos (re Once Gone) GIRL, ALONE (An Ella Dark FBI Suspense Thriller—Book 1) is the debut novel in a long-anticipated new series by #1 bestseller and USA Today bestselling author Blake Pierce, whose bestseller Once Gone (a free download) has received over 1,000 five star reviews. FBI Agent Ella Dark, 29, is given her big chance to achieve her life’s dream: to join the Behavioral Crimes Unit. Ella’s hidden obsession of gaining an encyclopedic knowledge of serial killers has led to her being singled out for her brilliant mind, and invited to join the big leagues. But face to face with a real murder, a real killer, and a real ticking clock, Ella realizes she can’t rely on her knowledge. She must learn to trust her instinct, and allow herself to enter the dark canals of a real killer’s mind. If she gets it wrong, her career is at stake. And so is the next victim’s life. Will Ella’s talent be an asset? Or the source of her downfall? A page-turning and harrowing crime thriller featuring a brilliant and tortured FBI agent, the ELLA DARK series is a riveting mystery, packed with suspense, twists and turns, revelations, and driven by a breakneck pace that will keep you flipping pages late into the night. Books #2 -#11 are also available!


Deli counter girl taken by dozens

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I am young and married, and I have just got back from my honeymoon. But one afternoon at the deli counter, dozens of men give me something my husband can't ...

  • L'auteur : Jilly Bangs
  • Editeur: Jilly Bangs
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  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 10
  • Langue: French/English
  • Vues: 412
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Détails: I am young and married, and I have just got back from my honeymoon. But one afternoon at the deli counter, dozens of men give me something my husband can't...


The Good Girl

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Look out for Mary Kubica’s new twisty psychological thriller, The Other Mrs. perfect for fans of “You”. Over a million copies sold. “A twisty, roll ...

  • L'auteur : Mary Kubica
  • Editeur: MIRA
  • ISBN: 1460330196
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 400
  • Langue: French/English
  • Vues: 487
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Détails: Look out for Mary Kubica’s new twisty psychological thriller, The Other Mrs. perfect for fans of “You”. Over a million copies sold. “A twisty, roller coaster ride of a debut. Fans of Gone Girl will embrace this equally evocative tale.” —Lisa Gardner, #1 New York Times bestselling author “I’ve been following her for the past few days. I know where she buys her groceries, where she has her dry cleaning done, where she works. I don’t know the color of her eyes or what they look like when she’s scared. But I will.” One night, Mia Dennett enters a bar to meet her on-again, off-again boyfriend. But when he doesn’t show, she unwisely leaves with an enigmatic stranger. At first Colin Thatcher seems like a safe one-night stand. But following Colin home will turn out to be the worst mistake of Mia’s life. When Colin decides to hide Mia in a secluded cabin in rural Minnesota instead of delivering her to his employers, Mia’s mother, Eve, and detective Gabe Hoffman will stop at nothing to find them. But no one could have predicted the emotional entanglements that eventually cause this family’s world to shatter. An addictively suspenseful and tautly written thriller, The Good Girl is a propulsive debut that reveals how even in the perfect family, nothing is as it seems. Look for these other pulse-pounding thrillers by New York Times bestselling author Mary Kubica: Pretty Baby Don’t You Cry Every Last Lie When the Lights Go Out The Other Mrs.


Victim F

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The shocking true story of a bizarre kidnapping and the victims' re-victimization by the justice system. In March 2015, Denise Huskins and her boyfriend Aa ...

  • L'auteur : Denise Huskins,Aaron Quinn,Nicole Weisensee Egan
  • Editeur: Penguin
  • ISBN: 0593099974
  • Genre: True Crime
  • Nombre de pages: 400
  • Langue: French/English
  • Vues: 561
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Détails: The shocking true story of a bizarre kidnapping and the victims' re-victimization by the justice system. In March 2015, Denise Huskins and her boyfriend Aaron Quinn awoke from a sound sleep into a nightmare. Armed men bound and drugged them, then abducted Denise. Warned not to call the police or Denise would be killed. Aaron agonized about what to do. Finally he put his trust in law enforcement and dialed 911. But instead of searching for Denise, the police accused Aaron of her murder. His story, they told him, was just unbelievable. When Denise was released alive, the police turned their fire on her, dubbing her the “real-life ‘Gone Girl’” who had faked her own kidnapping. In Victim F, Aaron and Denise recount the horrific ordeal that almost cost them everything. Like too many victims of sexual violence, they were dismissed, disbelieved, and dragged through the mud. With no one to rely on except each other, they took on the victim blaming, harassment, misogyny, and abuse of power running rife in the criminal justice system. Their story is, in the end, a love story, but one that sheds necessary light on sexual assault and the abuse by law enforcement that all too frequently compounds crime victims’ suffering.


The Weight of Sand

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A radiant, unforgettable memoir of one woman’s 450 days spent in captivity, and her defiant refusal to have her humanity stripped away. When Edith meets ...

  • L'auteur : Edith Blais
  • Editeur: Greystone Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 1771649100
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Nombre de pages: 296
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: A radiant, unforgettable memoir of one woman’s 450 days spent in captivity, and her defiant refusal to have her humanity stripped away. When Edith meets Luca in a small Northern town, the two connect instantly. Under the Northern Lights, they develop a deep friendship over their shared passions: travel, living off the land, a bohemian life. In search of wanderlust, they embark on an epic road trip from Italy to Togo, where they will join their friend’s sustainable farming project. Upon arriving on the African continent, they change their itinerary and drive through Africa’s Sahel region, a haven for militant groups, where they are surrounded and captured. Little was known about Edith’s and Luca’s fate until they reappeared in Mali more than one year later, having mysteriously escaped their captors. Now, Edith shares her harrowing story with the world for the first time—complete with the poems that became a lifeline for her in captivity, which she wrote in secret with a pen borrowed from another hostage. Against the stunning but cruel backdrop of the desert, Edith recounts her months as a hostage: the oppressive heat, violent sandstorms, constant relocations, hunger strikes, and her eventual heart-pounding escape. Separated from Luca early on, she finds solidarity and comfort with a group of other female hostages, who lend her a pen to write poetry, a creative outlet that helps save her life. Edith is steadfast in her will to remain sane: she reveals her dedication to her art, and her striking ability to unsettle her captors and identify their vulnerabilities. A compelling descent into a strange, brutal universe, The Weight of Sand is ultimately a life-affirming book and a poetic celebration of one woman’s resilience.


The Girls I've Been

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Soon to be a Netflix film starring Millie Bobbie Brown! In this feminist, suspenseful thriller the daughter of a con artist is taken hostage in a bank heis ...

  • L'auteur : Tess Sharpe
  • Editeur: Penguin
  • ISBN: 0593353811
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 368
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Soon to be a Netflix film starring Millie Bobbie Brown! In this feminist, suspenseful thriller the daughter of a con artist is taken hostage in a bank heist—and will need to tap into all her skills in order to survive. A BUSTLE, REFINERY29, COSMOPOLITAN, BUZZFEED and MARIE CLAIRE MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK of 2021 Nora O'Malley's been a lot of girls. As the daughter of a con-artist who targets criminal men, she grew up as her mother's protégé. But when her mom fell for the mark instead of conning him, Nora pulled the ultimate con: escape. For five years Nora's been playing at normal. But she needs to dust off the skills she ditched because she has three problems: #1: Her ex walked in on her with her girlfriend. Even though they're all friends, Wes didn't know about her and Iris. #2: The morning after Wes finds them kissing, they all have to meet to deposit the fundraiser money they raised at the bank. It's a nightmare that goes from awkward to deadly, because: #3: Right after they enter the bank, two guys start robbing it. The bank robbers may be trouble, but Nora's something else entirely. They have no idea who they're really holding hostage . . .


Taken

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BY 2035 THE RICH have gotten richer, the poor have gotten poorer, and kidnapping has become a major growth industry in the United States. The children of p ...

  • L'auteur : Edward Bloor
  • Editeur: Knopf Books for Young Readers
  • ISBN: 0375890750
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 312
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: BY 2035 THE RICH have gotten richer, the poor have gotten poorer, and kidnapping has become a major growth industry in the United States. The children of privilege live in secure, gated communities and are escorted to and from school by armed guards. But the security around Charity Meyers has broken down. On New Year's morning, she wakes and finds herself alone, strapped to a stretcher, in an ambulance that's not moving. She is amazingly calm - kids in her neighborhood have been well trained in kidnapping protocol. If this were a normal kidnapping, Charity would be fine. But as the hours of her imprisonment tick by, Charity realizes there is nothing normal about what's going on here. No training could prepare her for what her kidnappers really want . . . and worse, for who they turn out to be.


Stolen

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A stunning debut novel with an intriguing literary hook: written in part as a letter from a victim to her abductor. Sensitive, sharp, captivating! Gemma, 1 ...

  • L'auteur : Lucy Christopher
  • Editeur: Scholastic Inc.
  • ISBN: 0545361117
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 304
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: A stunning debut novel with an intriguing literary hook: written in part as a letter from a victim to her abductor. Sensitive, sharp, captivating! Gemma, 16, is on layover at Bangkok Airport, en route with her parents to a vacation in Vietnam. She steps away for just a second, to get a cup of coffee. Ty--rugged, tan, too old, oddly familiar--pays for Gemma's drink. And drugs it. They talk. Their hands touch. And before Gemma knows what's happening, Ty takes her. Steals her away. The unknowing object of a long obsession, Gemma has been kidnapped by her stalker and brought to the desolate Australian Outback. STOLEN is her gripping story of survival, of how she has to come to terms with her living nightmare--or die trying to fight it.


Living Dead Girl

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Once upon a time, I was a little girl who disappeared. Once upon a time, my name was not Alice. Once upon a time, I didn't know how lucky I was. When Alice ...

  • L'auteur : Elizabeth Scott
  • Editeur: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 9781416996682
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 176
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Once upon a time, I was a little girl who disappeared. Once upon a time, my name was not Alice. Once upon a time, I didn't know how lucky I was. When Alice was ten, Ray took her away from her family, her friends -- her life. She learned to give up all power, to endure all pain. She waited for the nightmare to be over. Now Alice is fifteen and Ray still has her, but he speaks more and more of her death. He does not know it is what she longs for. She does not know he has something more terrifying than death in mind for her. This is Alice's story. It is one you have never heard, and one you will never, ever forget.


A Refuge at Highland Hall

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The Great War shakes the world of a spirited young woman and the brave British pilot she loves, taking her from London to her family’s magnificent countr ...

  • L'auteur : Carrie Turansky
  • Editeur: Multnomah
  • ISBN: 1601425015
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 352
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Détails: The Great War shakes the world of a spirited young woman and the brave British pilot she loves, taking her from London to her family’s magnificent country estate, and sending him into the war-torn skies over France. Penny Ramsey has always considered Highland Hall her home, but when Britain becomes involved in World War One she travels to London to assist her sister Kate with the eight orphan children she and her husband Jon have taken into their home. Doing her part for the war effort takes priority over Penny’s dreams of romance until she meets Alex Goodwin, a Royal Naval Air Service pilot in training. Alex is determined to prove his worth and do his part to defend his country. Knowing he is heading off for the dangerous assignment of chasing Zeppelins across the front line in France, he feels it’s unwise to form any romantic attachments. But he can’t help admiring the pretty, warmhearted Penny and wondering what it would be like to find her waiting when he returns home from the war. As Penny writes to Alex, their friendship blossoms, and she becomes his tie to home and normalcy as he faces the hardships war. But being an RNAS pilot means confronting the enemy, and the fallout from those experiences push Alex beyond Penny’s reach. Can God mend the brokenness left by the losses of war? Will faith and forgiveness bring them together again?


The Butcher Shop Girl

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The Butcher Shop Girl begins with Carmen’s unique coming-of-age as she’s ripped from her extended family after her Catholic parents’ divorce. Learnin ...

  • L'auteur : Carmen Kissel-Verrier
  • Editeur: FriesenPress
  • ISBN: 1525588222
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Nombre de pages: 282
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Détails: The Butcher Shop Girl begins with Carmen’s unique coming-of-age as she’s ripped from her extended family after her Catholic parents’ divorce. Learning to conquer unusual places in the name of survival, Carmen spends her childhood working in her mother’s slaughterhouse in prairie Alberta, tearing through flesh and getting up to trouble. To escape a violent home, she bounces from house to house, working on the family farm, and eventually in the oil patch. At eighteen, Carmen’s competitive craving for money and independence leads her to a career as an exotic dancer. Starting out in seedy small-town dives, she quickly earns her place in high-end clubs throughout North America, becoming an elite world-travelling entertainer. Carmen lives the high life and makes big money. She parties with the Hells Angels and falls in love with a sexy U.S. drug enforcement agent—effortlessly walking the line of two extreme worlds. But when run-ins with premium organized crime land her in Bolivia, she realizes she’s gone too far, and the only thing that can free her is to ask her estranged family for help. The Butcher Shop Girl is a compelling memoir of resilience and persistence that captures the vivacious spirit of a small-town girl determined to succeed by any means necessary.


The Orphan Girl

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Beloved author Lindsey Hutchinson is back with another novel of triumph over adversity set in the heart of a Black Country community. Perfect for fans of J ...

  • L'auteur : Lindsey Hutchinson
  • Editeur: Head of Zeus Ltd
  • ISBN: 1788541472
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 429
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Beloved author Lindsey Hutchinson is back with another novel of triumph over adversity set in the heart of a Black Country community. Perfect for fans of Josephine Cox and Lyn Andrews. Taken into service, orphan Lily Rae has heard all the stories about what entitled masters think their pretty maid's duties include. But when the very worst happens to her, she knows scrubbing the scullery floors of Ryder House no longer provide refuge from the sadistic Sebastian Ryder... Cold and alone, Lily makes for the town of Wednesbury, knowing she has only herself to rely on... Tilley Green has nothing to her name except a fine figure her worn, patched-up clothes can't disguise, and the voice of an angel. Destined to be a chorus-hall star Tilley must first escape the clutches of her opportunistic and violent manager, a certain Seb Ryder... Life has been a long tough struggle for both Lily and for Tilley, but the town of Wednesbury just could be where they can find their own glimmer of happiness...


Sarah's Key

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Paris, July 1942: Sarah, a ten year-old girl, is brutally arrested with her family by the French police in the Vel' d'Hiv' roundup, but not before she lock ...

  • L'auteur : Tatiana de Rosnay
  • Editeur: St. Martin\'s Press
  • ISBN: 1429985216
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 304
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Paris, July 1942: Sarah, a ten year-old girl, is brutally arrested with her family by the French police in the Vel' d'Hiv' roundup, but not before she locks her younger brother in a cupboard in the family's apartment, thinking that she will be back within a few hours. Paris, May 2002: On Vel' d'Hiv's 60th anniversary, journalist Julia Jarmond is asked to write an article about this black day in France's past. Through her contemporary investigation, she stumbles onto a trail of long-hidden family secrets that connect her to Sarah. Julia finds herself compelled to retrace the girl's ordeal, from that terrible term in the Vel d'Hiv', to the camps, and beyond. As she probes into Sarah's past, she begins to question her own place in France, and to reevaluate her marriage and her life. Tatiana de Rosnay offers us a brilliantly subtle, compelling portrait of France under occupation and reveals the taboos and silence that surround this painful episode.


The Memory Keeper's Daughter

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A #1 New York Times bestseller by Kim Edwards, The Memory Keeper’s Daughter is a brilliantly crafted novel of parallel lives, familial secrets, and the r ...

  • L'auteur : Kim Edwards
  • Editeur: Penguin
  • ISBN: 1101010940
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 448
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: A #1 New York Times bestseller by Kim Edwards, The Memory Keeper’s Daughter is a brilliantly crafted novel of parallel lives, familial secrets, and the redemptive power of love Kim Edwards’s stunning novel begins on a winter night in 1964 in Lexington, Kentucky, when a blizzard forces Dr. David Henry to deliver his own twins. His son, born first, is perfectly healthy, but the doctor immediately recognizes that his daughter has Down syndrome. Rationalizing it as a need to protect Norah, his wife, he makes a split second decision that will alter all of their lives forever. He asks his nurse, Caroline, to take the baby away to an institution and never to reveal the secret. Instead, she disappears into another city to raise the child herself. So begins this beautifully told story that unfolds over a quarter of a century—in which these two families, ignorant of each other, are yet bound by the fateful decision made that winter night long ago. A family drama, The Memory Keeper’s Daughter explores every mother's silent fear: What would happen if you lost your child and she grew up without you? It is also an astonishing tale of love and how the mysterious ties that hold a family together help us survive the heartache that occurs when long-buried secrets are finally uncovered.


On Chapel Sands

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NOMINATED FOR THE 2019 NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FOR AUTOBIOGRAPHY ONE OF NPR'S BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE F ...

  • L'auteur : Laura Cumming
  • Editeur: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 1501198734
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Nombre de pages: 320
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: NOMINATED FOR THE 2019 NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FOR AUTOBIOGRAPHY ONE OF NPR'S BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE FOR NONFICTION SHORTLISTED FOR THE RATHBONES FOLIO PRIZE LONGLISTED FOR THE RSL ONDAATJE PRIZE The acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of The Vanishing Velazquez shares a riveting true story “with as many twists and turns as any mystery” (Los Angeles Times) describing her mother’s mysterious kidnapping as a toddler in a small English coastal village—“an incredible and incredibly unusual book about family secrets” (Nick Hornby, The Believer). In the fall of 1929, when Laura Cumming’s mother was three years old, she was kidnapped from a beach on the Lincolnshire coast of England. There were no screams when she was taken, suggesting the culprit was someone familiar to her, and when she turned up again in a nearby village several days later, she was happy and in perfect health. No one was ever accused of a crime. The incident quickly faded from her memory, and her parents never discussed it. To the contrary, they deliberately hid it from her, and she did not learn of it for half a century. This was not the only secret her parents kept from her. For many years, while raising her in draconian isolation and protectiveness, they also hid the fact that she’d been adopted, and that shortly after the kidnapping, her name was changed from Grace to Betty. “Both page-turning and richly absorbing” (The Providence Journal), On Chapel Sands (originally titled Five Days Gone) unspools the tale of Cumming’s mother’s life and unravels the multiple mysteries at its core. Using photographs from the time, historical documents, and works of art, Cumming investigates this case of stolen identity w​ith the toolset of a detective and the unique intimacy of a daughter trying to understand her family’s past and its legacies. “Brilliant” (The Guardian) and “a story told with such depth of feeling and observation and such lyrical writing I couldn’t put it down” (Anna Quindlen), On Chapel Sands is a masterful blend of memoir and history, an extraordinary personal narrative unlike any other.


The Girl of the Golden West

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"The Girl of the Golden West" by David Belasco. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From wel ...

  • L'auteur : David Belasco
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  • Nombre de pages: 537
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Détails: "The Girl of the Golden West" by David Belasco. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.


The Taking of Jemima Boone

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In his first work of narrative nonfiction, Matthew Pearl, bestselling author of acclaimed novel The Dante Club, explores the little-known true story of the ...

  • L'auteur : Matthew Pearl
  • Editeur: HarperCollins
  • ISBN: 0062937812
  • Genre: History
  • Nombre de pages: 288
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Détails: In his first work of narrative nonfiction, Matthew Pearl, bestselling author of acclaimed novel The Dante Club, explores the little-known true story of the kidnapping of legendary pioneer Daniel Boone’s daughter and the dramatic aftermath that rippled across the nation. On a quiet midsummer day in 1776, weeks after the signing of the Declaration of Independence, thirteen-year-old Jemima Boone and her friends Betsy and Fanny Callaway disappear near the Kentucky settlement of Boonesboro, the echoes of their faraway screams lingering on the air. A Cherokee-Shawnee raiding party has taken the girls as the latest salvo in the blood feud between American Indians and the colonial settlers who have decimated native lands and resources. Hanging Maw, the raiders’ leader, recognizes one of the captives as Jemima Boone, daughter of Kentucky's most influential pioneers, and realizes she could be a valuable pawn in the battle to drive the colonists out of the contested Kentucky territory for good. With Daniel Boone and his posse in pursuit, Hanging Maw devises a plan that could ultimately bring greater peace both to the tribes and the colonists. But after the girls find clever ways to create a trail of clues, the raiding party is ambushed by Boone and the rescuers in a battle with reverberations that nobody could predict. As Matthew Pearl reveals, the exciting story of Jemima Boone’s kidnapping vividly illuminates the early days of America’s westward expansion, and the violent and tragic clashes across cultural lines that ensue. In this enthralling narrative in the tradition of Candice Millard and David Grann, Matthew Pearl unearths a forgotten and dramatic series of events from early in the Revolutionary War that opens a window into America’s transition from colony to nation, with the heavy moral costs incurred amid shocking new alliances and betrayals.


The New Woman

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Since 1977, Jon Hassler’s Staggerford series has entranced readers with its funny and charming depiction of life in small-town America. The New Woman is ...

  • L'auteur : Jon Hassler
  • Editeur: Penguin
  • ISBN: 1101099011
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 224
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Since 1977, Jon Hassler’s Staggerford series has entranced readers with its funny and charming depiction of life in small-town America. The New Woman is his latest visit to this Minnesota hamlet. At the age of eighty-eight, Agatha McGee has grudgingly moved out of her house on River Street and into the Sunset Senior Apartments. She’s not happy about giving up her independence, and Sunset Senior’s arts and crafts activities and weekly excursions to the Blue Sky Casino are hardly a consolation. Meanwhile two of her close friends pass away, her nephew Frederick is drifting into depression, and a kidnapped little girl has suddenly appeared on her doorstep. With characteristic poise and dignity, Agatha takes on her problems and finds that the bonds of friendship and family are still the key to happiness at any age. Affectionate and life-affirming, The New Woman is another delightful trip to a town with a soul as real as rural America itself.


Don't Believe It

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From acclaimed author Charlie Donlea comes a twisting, impossible-to-put-down novel of suspense in which a filmmaker helps clear a woman convicted of murde ...

  • L'auteur : Charlie Donlea
  • Editeur: Pinnacle Books
  • ISBN: 0786042230
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 400
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: From acclaimed author Charlie Donlea comes a twisting, impossible-to-put-down novel of suspense in which a filmmaker helps clear a woman convicted of murder—only to find she may be a puppet in a sinister game. The Girl of Sugar Beach is the most watched documentary in television history—a riveting, true-life mystery that unfolds over twelve weeks and centers on a fascinating question: Did Grace Sebold murder her boyfriend, Julian, while on a Spring Break vacation, or is she a victim of circumstance and poor police work? Grace has spent the last ten years in a St. Lucian prison, and reaches out to filmmaker Sidney Ryan in a last, desperate attempt to prove her innocence. As Sidney begins researching, she uncovers startling evidence, additional suspects, and timeline issues that were all overlooked during the original investigation. Before the series even finishes filming, public outcry leads officials to reopen the case. But as the show surges towards its final episodes, Sidney receives a letter saying that she got it badly, terribly wrong. Sidney has just convinced the world that Grace is innocent. Now she wonders if she has helped to free a ruthless killer. Delving into Grace’s past, she peels away layer after layer of deception. But as Sidney edges closer to the real heart of the story, she must decide if finding the truth is worth risking her newfound fame, her career . . . even her life.


Children and War

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"This anthology is breathtaking in its geographic and temporal sweep."—Canadian Journal of History The American media has recently "discovered" children' ...

  • L'auteur : James Marten
  • Editeur: NYU Press
  • ISBN: 0814761305
  • Genre: History
  • Nombre de pages: 313
  • Langue: French/English
  • Vues: 1947
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Détails: "This anthology is breathtaking in its geographic and temporal sweep."—Canadian Journal of History The American media has recently "discovered" children's experiences in present-day wars. A week-long series on the plight of child soldiers in Africa and Latin America was published in Newsday and newspapers have decried the U.S. government's reluctance to sign a United Nations treaty outlawing the use of under-age soldiers. These and numerous other stories and programs have shown that the number of children impacted by war as victims, casualties, and participants has mounted drastically during the last few decades. Although the scale on which children are affected by war may be greater today than at any time since the world wars of the twentieth century, children have been a part of conflict since the beginning of warfare. Children and War shows that boys and girls have routinely contributed to home front war efforts, armies have accepted under-aged soldiers for centuries, and war-time experiences have always affected the ways in which grown-up children of war perceive themselves and their societies. The essays in this collection range from explorations of childhood during the American Revolution and of the writings of free black children during the Civil War to children's home front war efforts during World War II, representations of war and defeat in Japanese children's magazines, and growing up in war-torn Liberia. Children and War provides a historical context for two centuries of children's multi-faceted involvement with war.


One for an Old Friend

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Mickie Stevens hits up an old waterfront dive to meet a good friend, not knowing she’s about to witness murder. A professional assassin kills her friend, ...

  • L'auteur : Amanda S. Holiday
  • Editeur: iUniverse
  • ISBN: 9781450298346
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 236
  • Langue: French/English
  • Vues: 1963
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Détails: Mickie Stevens hits up an old waterfront dive to meet a good friend, not knowing she’s about to witness murder. A professional assassin kills her friend, and Mickie sees it all. She’s impressed, honestly; the killer did such a good job, her friend’s death almost looks like an accident. Good thing Mickie knows better. Turns out Mickie’s friend was about to expose a criminal conspiracy, which is why they bumped her off. Little did the bad guys know their actions would set in motion a whole different investigation, led by the tenacious Mickie, a medically retired police detective. And so the hunt begins. In order to get close to her suspects, Mickie goes undercover as a woman of ill repute. In dark alleys and dingy bars, she renews friendships, finds new love, makes new enemies, and uncovers international smuggling. Mickie’s in pretty deep, but she’s prepared to do anything to catch her friend’s killer—even if she breaks a couple laws along the way.


The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye

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INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER Lisbeth Salander is back with a vengeance. The series that began with The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo continues as brill ...

  • L'auteur : David Lagercrantz
  • Editeur: Penguin
  • ISBN: 0735232997
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 416
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Détails: INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER Lisbeth Salander is back with a vengeance. The series that began with The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo continues as brilliant hacker Lisbeth Salander teams up with journalist Mikael Blomkvist to uncover the secrets of her childhood and to take revenge. Lisbeth Salander—obstinate outsider, volatile seeker of justice for herself and others—seizes on a chance to unearth her mysterious past once and for all. And she will let nothing stop her—not the Islamists she enrages by rescuing a young woman from their brutality; not the prison gang leader who passes a death sentence on her; not the deadly reach of her long-lost twin sister, Camilla; and not the people who will do anything to keep buried knowledge of a sinister pseudoscientific experiment known only as The Registry. Once again, Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist are the fierce heart of a thrilling full-tilt novel that takes on some of the world's most insidious problems.


Moral regulation

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Commentators have long debated ‘the moral’ in ideas about moral panic, moral regulation and moral discourse. This byte teases out some of the fundament ...

  • L'auteur : Mark Smith
  • Editeur: Policy Press
  • ISBN: 1447322010
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Nombre de pages: 88
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Commentators have long debated ‘the moral’ in ideas about moral panic, moral regulation and moral discourse. This byte teases out some of the fundamental moral questions that continue to perplex us, about life and death, good and evil, and sex and the body. With an appraisal of the work of one of the chief architects of moral panic ideas, Jock Young, it asks whether these ideas may help or hinder our understanding of these complex issues.


Dream of Fair Woman

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A nameless woman arrives in L.A., only to fall into a coma and be positively identified as three completely different people, in this twist-filled thriller ...

  • L'auteur : Charlotte Armstrong
  • Editeur: Open Road Media
  • ISBN: 1504042689
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 227
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Détails: A nameless woman arrives in L.A., only to fall into a coma and be positively identified as three completely different people, in this twist-filled thriller. She arrived at Peggy Cuneen’s Los Angeles boarding house with no ID. She asked for a room, fell asleep silently, and has yet to wake up. Even doctors are baffled. The only thing they know for sure is there are no signs of physical illness and no evidence of bodily trauma. In fact, she’s so flawlessly perfect it’s as if she’s been wrapped in cellophane her entire life. When her picture hits the newspapers, she’s positively identified—by three claimants who all have different stories. One swears she’s his niece, a runaway heiress. Another, that she’s a renowned mystic popular in religious circles. And the third, a frantic mother insisting the Jane Doe’s her daughter, who came to Hollywood looking for fame and subsequently disappeared. Are they lying? Mistaken? In denial? Or is it something more insidious? As a protective infatuation turns to obsession, Peggy’s son, Matt, is desperate to find out, but his investigation only yields a stunning new piece of the puzzle. From the Edgar Award–winning novelist who “registers the cold blue shadow cast by Southern California’s sunny promise,” Dream of Fair Woman is a brilliant and chilling suspense novel (L.A. Weekly).


I Am Not a Number

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When eight-year-old Irene is removed from her First Nations family to live in a residential school she is confused, frightened, and terribly homesick. She ...

  • L'auteur : Jenny Kay Dupuis,Kathy Kacer
  • Editeur: Second Story Press
  • ISBN: 1772602329
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Nombre de pages: 32
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: When eight-year-old Irene is removed from her First Nations family to live in a residential school she is confused, frightened, and terribly homesick. She tries to remember who she is and where she came from, despite the efforts of the nuns who are in charge at the school and who tell her that she is not to use her own name but instead use the number they have assigned to her. When she goes home for summer holidays, Irene's parents decide never to send her and her brothers away again. But where will they hide? And what will happen when her parents disobey the law? Based on the life of co-author Jenny Kay Dupuis’ grandmother, I Am Not a Number is a hugely necessary book that brings a terrible part of Canada’s history to light in a way that children can learn from and relate to.


Learning Like a Girl

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Faced with a spirited eleven-year-old daughter, a concern about what therapists have called a ‘poisonous' youth culture— especially for girls—and a c ...

  • L'auteur : Diana Meehan
  • Editeur: PublicAffairs
  • ISBN: 1586485903
  • Genre: Education
  • Nombre de pages: 320
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Faced with a spirited eleven-year-old daughter, a concern about what therapists have called a ‘poisonous' youth culture— especially for girls—and a conviction that parents need powerful tools to help their daughters realize their potential, educator-activist DianaMeehan was disappointed in the selection of schools available. So she decided along with two other mothers to create one, based on social science and brain research on how girls learn best. The result, The Archer School in L.A., has in only ten years become a model for girls' schools nationwide. In this entertaining, inspiring book, Meehan describes her obstacle-ridden journey to create a new institution to serve girls first and foremost, while laying out through vivid stories and examples what girls need to thrive. She explains why co-education so often doesn't serve them (just as it doesn't serve boys), takes sides in the controversy over male/female learning differences, and advocates for schools' role in giving girls tools to navigate through our sexualized, materialistic culture. She also visits other schools around the country—private and public—to show how single sex education works, and how every girl everywhere can benefit from having a classroom of her own.


The Girl in the Spider's Web

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Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist return She is the girl with the dragon tattoo—a genius hacker and uncompromising misfit. He is a crusading journali ...

  • L'auteur : David Lagercrantz
  • Editeur: Penguin
  • ISBN: 0143193341
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 416
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist return She is the girl with the dragon tattoo—a genius hacker and uncompromising misfit. He is a crusading journalist whose championing of the truth often brings him to the brink of prosecution. Late one night, Blomkvist receives a phone call from a source claiming to have information vital to the United States. The source has been in contact with a young female superhacker—a hacker resembling someone Blomkvist knows all too well. The implications are staggering. Blomkvist, in desperate need of a scoop forMillennium, turns to Salander for help. She, as usual, has her own agenda. The secret they are both chasing is at the center of a tangled web of spies, cybercriminals, and governments around the world, and someone is prepared to kill to protect it . . . The duo who captivated millions of readers in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played with Fire, and The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest join forces again in this adrenaline-charged, uniquely of-the-moment thriller.


Girl

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Girl, Edna O’Brien’s hotly anticipated new novel, envisages the lives of the Boko Haram girls in a masterpiece of violence and tenderness. I was a girl ...

  • L'auteur : Edna O'Brien
  • Editeur: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • ISBN: 0374721386
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 240
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Girl, Edna O’Brien’s hotly anticipated new novel, envisages the lives of the Boko Haram girls in a masterpiece of violence and tenderness. I was a girl once, but not anymore. So begins Girl, Edna O’Brien’s harrowing portrayal of the young women abducted by Boko Haram. Set in the deep countryside of northeast Nigeria, this is a brutal story of incarceration, horror, and hunger; a hair-raising escape into the manifold terrors of the forest; and a descent into the labyrinthine bureaucracy and hostility awaiting a victim who returns home with a child blighted by enemy blood. From one of the century's greatest living authors, Girl is an unforgettable story of one victim’s astonishing survival, and her unflinching faith in the redemption of the human heart.


A Secret Country

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Expatriate journalist and film-maker John Pilger writes about his homeland with life-long affection and a passionately critical eye. In this fully updated ...

  • L'auteur : John Pilger
  • Editeur: Random House
  • ISBN: 1407086324
  • Genre: History
  • Nombre de pages: 464
  • Langue: French/English
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Détails: Expatriate journalist and film-maker John Pilger writes about his homeland with life-long affection and a passionately critical eye. In this fully updated edition of A Secret Country, he pays tribute to a little known Australia and tells a story of high political drama.


Taken

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After Angel was refused a seat on the Council of the Wizen, an ancient society created to protect the world, she cursed the council, everyone in the chambe ...

  • L'auteur : EM Brown
  • Editeur: Christian Faith Publishing, Inc.
  • ISBN: 1645690520
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 250
  • Langue: French/English
  • Vues: 1356
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Détails: After Angel was refused a seat on the Council of the Wizen, an ancient society created to protect the world, she cursed the council, everyone in the chamber as well as herself. Then she took her time taking vengeance upon all who was in the Council Chamber. Centuries later, Angel must have fresh ovaries to maintain her life, youthful appearance and to rule her Wizen world in today's society. Dr. Dare Leene Moore, a specialized parapsychologist and the remaining surviving descendant of the Wizens, must fight Angel and her dark helper, Anon, to help the two young women who were caught up in Angel's web of murder and mutilation. Dana, one of the young women who was bewitched into taking twelve-year-olds for Angel, and Ashley, one of the girls taken, are both drawn into the Wizen fight for their own reasons. If they lose this fight, Angel and her dark majik may eventually destroy them all.


The Girl Who Played with Fire

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The electrifying follow-up to the phenomenal best seller The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. The fierce heart of this novel is Lisbeth Salander: the troubled, ...

  • L'auteur : Stieg Larsson
  • Editeur: Penguin Canada
  • ISBN: 014317729X
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 576
  • Langue: French/English
  • Vues: 1803
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Détails: The electrifying follow-up to the phenomenal best seller The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. The fierce heart of this novel is Lisbeth Salander: the troubled, wise-beyond-her-years genius hacker who teamed up with crusading journalist Mikael Blomkvist in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. This time, Lisbeth is implicated in a murder: her fingerprints found on the weapon used to kill two journalists the night before their explosive story about sex trafficking in Sweden was set to be published. Now, while Blomkvist—alone in his belief in her innocence—plunges into his own investigation of the slayings, Lisbeth is drawn into a hunt in which she is the prey, and which compels her to revisit her dark past in an effort to settle with it once and for all.


Jephte's Daughter

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The pampered daughter of a wealthy Hasidic businessman, Batsheva Ha-Levi grows up in the affluent suburbs of Los Angeles. But everything changes when she t ...

  • L'auteur : Naomi Ragen
  • Editeur: St. Martin\'s Griffin
  • ISBN: 9781429957236
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Nombre de pages: 464
  • Langue: French/English
  • Vues: 1690
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Détails: The pampered daughter of a wealthy Hasidic businessman, Batsheva Ha-Levi grows up in the affluent suburbs of Los Angeles. But everything changes when she turns eighteen and finds that her loving father has made a secret vow which will shatter her life, forcing her to marry a man she hardly knows and sending her to the exotic, golden city of Jerusalem. On her wedding day, she enters a strange and foreign world steeped in tradition and surrounded by myth. Shackled by ancient rules, she soon understands that to survive she will have no choice but to fight for her freedom, to reconcile her own need to live in the modern world with her ancestral obligations, and to choose between the three men who vie for her body, her soul, and her love. Now a classic listed among the one hundred most important Jewish books of all time*, Jephte's Daughter is bestselling author Naomi Ragen's beloved first novel. With poignancy and insight, it takes readers on a groundbreaking and unforgettable journey inside the hidden world of women in the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community. *100 Essential Books For Jewish Readers, Rabbi Daniel B. Sync and Lindy Frenkel Kanter


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