Your privacy is for sale. One woman's quest to discover the truth behind her husband's death will pit her against a new generation of cutting-edge surveillance technology and the most dangerous conspiracy in America—Invasion of Privacy is the riveting, new standalone suspense novel from New York Times bestselling author Christopher Reich.
In the happy, clean community of Austin Valley, everything appears to be perfect. Seventeen-year-old Em Fuller, however, fears something is askew. Em is one of the new generation of Dream Travelers. For some reason, the gods have not seen fit to gift all of them with their expected special abilities.
There's a notorious criminal following me! On Twitter, that is, and it's former criminal, if you please. William Lobban, a gangster so vicious no prison in Scotland would take him, finished paying his debt to society in an English penitentiary in 1988.
Have you ever looked at an old photograph and wondered who the person or people are that are shown in the photo? Have you wondered when it was taken, where was it taken at or what was going on that day for the photo being taken?
Alien Abduction, UFOs, and the Conference at M.I.T. - Close Encounters of the Fourth Kind: cases in which personal contact between an individual or individuals is initiated by the “occupants” of the spacecraft. Such contact may involve the transportation of the individual from his or her terrestrial surroundings into the spacecraft, where the individual is communicated with and/or subjected to an examination before being returned.
When Cynthia Holt takes a job at a former sanitarium, now operating as an assisted living center, she instantly discovers something more is occurring than simply providing the elderly with housing and care. Something very strange is going on behind the locked door of Room 913!
... a horrific family tragedy sets sixteen-year-old Jacob journeying to a remote island off the coast of Wales, where he discovers the crumbling ruins of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. As Jacob explores its abandoned bedrooms and hallways, it becomes clear that the children were more than just peculiar. They may have been dangerous. They may have been quarantined on a deserted island for good reason. And somehow—impossible though it seems—they may still be alive.
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.
This eclectic collection of 58 stories, "Fifty Odd Shades of Monochrome", in the form of shorts, poems, Drabbles and novellas, covers a wide range of genres, humour, romance, drama, science fiction, fantasy, contemporary and historical. Some will make you laugh, a few may bring a tear to your eye, but I assure you that, unlike similar titles, only the English language is bullied into submission.
Growing up on her family’s Sonoma vineyard, Georgia Ford learned some important secrets. The secret number of grapes it takes to make a bottle of wine: eight hundred. The secret ingredient in her mother’s lasagna: chocolate. The secret behind ending a fight: hold hands. But just a week before her wedding, thirty-year-old Georgia discovers her beloved fiancé has been keeping a secret so explosive, it will change their lives forever.
In the quiet village of Carriveau, Vianne Mauriac says goodbye to her husband, Antoine, as he heads for the Front. She doesn't believe that the Nazis will invade France...but invade they do, in droves of marching soldiers, in caravans of trucks and tanks, in planes that fill the skies and drop bombs upon the innocent. When a German captain requisitions Vianne's home, she and her daughter must live with the enemy or lose everything. Without food or money or hope, as danger escalates all around them, she is forced to make one impossible choice after another to keep her family alive.
A reassuring guide for parents learning how to handle their child's condition. Written in everyday language, this book explains how Perthes is diagnosed, how it progresses through stages, and how the age of the child at onset affects the course of the disease.
According to The Waiter, eighty percent of customers are nice people just looking for something to eat. The remaining twenty percent, however, are socially maladjusted psychopaths.
Early in The Sweetness, an inquisitive young girl asks her grandmother why she is carrying nothing but a jug of sliced lemons and water when they are forced by the Germans to evacuate their ghetto.
"Something sour to remind me of the sweetness," she tells her, setting the theme for what they must remember to survive.