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By Melody Carlson

A Son’s dependancy. A Mother’s Heartbreak. A Family’s quandary.

As the spouse of a trendy urban lawyer and the mum of 2 teenage youngsters on the point of maturity, Glennis Harmon lives the type of profitable, high-profile existence that many folks envy. but if nineteen-year-old Jacob is drawn into substance abuse, Glennis’ “perfect” global shatters like a crystal vase rocked from its once-steady shelf.

Glennis struggles to appreciate the reaction of her kin as they search to help Jacob’s restoration. Her husband seems to be extra taken with preserving his picture than with discovering support for his or her afflicted son, yet Glennis turns into decided to avoid wasting Jacob it doesn't matter what the fee. entering into a rescuer position, she by accident places her courting together with her older daughter, Sarah, and her already strained marriage at the line–and a revelation approximately her husband will push her to the edge of what she will undergo.

How a long way may still a mom visit store her child?

A compelling, compassionate, and finally hopeful novel concerning the effect of substance abuse and habit, Crystal Lies is an intimate portrayal of 1 mother’s try to at the same time love, belief, and permit cross.

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Download E-books A Michaelmas Wager PDF

By Emily Murdoch

How a lot could you gamble for romance? Rufus Lovell has been thrust by surprise into riches, and won a brand new set of neighbors who get pleasure from wagers and bets, with not anything too small or too massive to gamble on – even marriage.

So while a tipsy social gathering comic story turns into a bet on Rufus’ marriage, he is aware he may still stated no.

But Juliana Honeyfield, the unwitting and unknowing concentration of the gamble, isn't the uncomplicated and malleable younger girl that Rufus’ buddies take her for.

She calls for much more from her neighbors, and the problem of realizing this exciting lady and conserving the reality of the bet from her starts off to put on skinny on Rufus.

Especially whilst his trust in marriage has already been so tremendously rocked, and his kinfolk heritage is sunk in crime, alcoholism, and prison.

Will or not it's attainable for Rufus to allure the successful Juliana?

Does he owe her the reality approximately his preliminary curiosity in her?

And who will ultimately win the Michaelmas wager?

A Michaelmas bet is a captivating Regency romance novella in regards to the not likely results of spur of the instant decisions.

***Over a hundred stories throughout Amazon!***

"Thus starts off an excellent romance that, from time to time, jogged my memory of Shakespeare's "Much Ado approximately Nothing"." --- Amazon reviewer.

"Read this fantastically written ebook to determine what sort of satisfied ever after comes of this bet!" --- Amazon reviewer.

"Interesting tale, relaxing characters. loved it greatly. This used to be the 1st ebook by means of Emily Murdoch that i have learn, however it will not be the last!" --- Amazon reviewer.

"I did not have too excessive expectancies because it was once a unfastened brief tale. yet i used to be pleasantly stunned through this one . . ." --- Amazon reviewer.

"Fantastic brief tale with an outstanding finishing! This bet is the 1st of its style for me and i am so overjoyed to have learn this! This tale had an outstanding plot twist that I by no means observed coming or even had me gasping! impressive learn, cannot wait to determine what is next!!!" --- Amazon reviewer.

"The improvement in their dating is good and honest yet regrettably in response to a bet which while printed factors issues among the couple. i actually get pleasure from this period of time, excellent for Jane Austen lovers and that i imagine the writer did an outstanding activity shooting the societal dictates of the period of time. I certainly may learn extra of her work." --- Amazon reviewer.

"More please, Emily Murdoch!" --- Amazon reviewer.

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Download E-books Lying With the Dead PDF

During this novel, Greek tragedy meets a dysfunctional relatives from Maryland, revealing how time and position topic little in terms of the implacable good judgment of the darkest human emotions.
A kin matriarch—half Medea, part Clytemnestra—calls domestic her 3 young ones, who take turns narrating the tale. Quinn, the beauty boy who has develop into a winning actor in London, needs to fly in from England, placing a brand new love curiosity and a career-boosting position in a BBC creation of the Oresteia on carry. Maury, whose existence is outlined through his Asperger's and a bad crime devoted whilst he used to be undefined, rides in on a bus from his quiet, impoverished lifestyles out west. sweet, the eldest at fifty-five and the single one nonetheless a religious Catholic, is already in Maryland, the place she looks after her mom and goals of retiring to North Carolina together with her boyfriend. as soon as the relatives is reassembled within the youth domestic, the items of a gloomy puzzle come jointly over extraordinary and witty exchanges. Mewshaw invitations us into the center of a family members dynamic, exploding prejudices approximately love, faith, and homicide.

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Download E-books The Westing Game (Puffin Modern Classics) PDF

By Ellen Raskin

A Newbery Medal Winner

"A supersharp mystery...confoundingly smart, and intensely funny." —Booklist, starred review


A extraordinary chain of occasions starts off whilst 16 not likely humans assemble for the studying of Samuel W. Westing’s will. And although not anyone is familiar with why the eccentric, game-loving millionaire has selected a digital stranger—and a potential murderer—to inherit his huge fortune, on issues needless to say: Sam Westing should be dead…but that won’t cease him from taking part in one final game!

Winner of the Newbery Medal
Winner of the Boston Globe/Horn ebook Award
An ALA amazing Book


"Great enjoyable in the event you get pleasure from phantasm, notice play, or sleight of hand." —The ny instances publication Review

"A interesting medley of note video games, disguises, a number of aliases, and subterfuges—a not easy yet lucrative book." —The Horn Book

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Download E-books Winter Garden PDF

By Kristin Hannah

Mesmerizing from the 1st web page to the final, Winter backyard is one woman’s sweeping, heartbreaking tale of affection, loss, and redemption. right away an epic love tale set in global warfare II Russia and an intimate portrait of up to date moms and daughters poised on the crossroads in their lives, it explores the heartbreak of conflict, the price of survival and the last word triumph of the human spirit. it's a novel that may hang-out the reader lengthy after the final web page is turned.

1941. Leningrad, a as soon as magical urban besieged by means of struggle, bring to a halt from reduction, buried in snow. A urban choked with girls eager to store their kids and themselves…

2000. Loss and previous age have taken a negative toll on Anya Whitson. finally, she's going to succeed in out to her estranged daughters. In a halting, doubtful voice, she starts to weave a myth a few appealing Russian lady who lived in Leningrad an entire life ago…

Nina and Meredith take a seat spellbound at their mother’s bedside, hearing a narrative that spans greater than sixty years and strikes from the terrors of war-torn Leningrad lower than siege to modern day Alaska.

In a quest to discover the reality at the back of the tale, Nina and Meredith find a mystery so stunning, so very unlikely to think, it shakes the root in their relatives and adjustments who they suspect they are.

“Another strong tale of family members love, and robust women…a interesting tale that weaves fairy stories into fact, fairy stories that don’t constantly have the anticipated endings.”―The Herald-News

“…a gripping learn. Hannah’s viewers will locate lots to debate during this spell binding entry.”―Booklist

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Download E-books The Night the Lights Went Out PDF

By Karen White

From the New York Times bestselling writer of the Tradd highway sequence comes a gorgeous new novel a few younger unmarried mom who discovers that the character of friendship isn't what it seems....
lately divorced, Merilee Talbot Dunlap strikes along with her youngsters to the Atlanta suburb of candy Apple, Georgia. It’s now not her first time beginning over, yet her efforts at a brand new starting aren’t helped via an nameless neighborhood web publication that dishes concerning the scandalous occasions that brought on her marriage to fail.
Merilee unearths a few degree of peace within the cottage she is renting from city matriarch Sugar Prescott. although obdurate and irascible, Sugar sees whatever of herself in Merilee—something that enables her to open up approximately her personal colourful past.
Sugar’s tales supply Merilee a distinct standpoint in town and its prosperous institution mothers of their tennis whites and glossy SUVs, or even on her new friendship with Heather Blackford. Merilee is charmed by way of the glamorous younger mother’s doubtless ideal lifestyles and reveals herself drawn into Heather's world.
In a city like candy Apple, the place sins and secrets and techniques are as more likely to be chanced on at the back of the partitions of gated mansions as at midnight woods surrounding Merilee’s apartment, visual appeal is every thing. yet simply how harmful that deception may be will surprise all 3 women....

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Download E-books Handle with Care: A Novel PDF

By Jodi Picoult

While Willow is born with critical osteogenesis imperfecta, her mom and dad are devastated—she will undergo 1000's of damaged bones as she grows, a life of ache. during this provocative tale from the number 1 New York Times bestselling writer, “Picoult writes with unassuming brilliance” (Stephen King).

Every expectant dad or mum will let you know that they don’t need a ideal child, only a fit one. Charlotte and Sean O’Keefe may have requested for a fit child, too, if they’d been given the alternative. as an alternative, their lives are made from sleepless nights, mounting money owed, the pitying stares of “luckier” mom and dad, and perhaps worst of all, the what-ifs. What if their baby were born fit? yet it’s all worthy it simply because Willow is, humorous because it turns out, ideal. She’s clever as a whip, on her technique to being as lovely as her mom, variety, courageous, and for a five-year-old an all of sudden deep resource of knowledge. Willow is Willow, in disease and in health.

Everything alterations, notwithstanding, after a chain of occasions forces Charlotte and her husband to confront the main severe what-ifs of all. What if Charlotte had identified prior of Willow’s sickness? What if issues might have been various? What if their loved Willow had by no means been born? To do Willow justice, Charlotte needs to ask herself those questions and another. What constitutes a priceless life?

Emotionally riveting and profoundly relocating, Handle with Care is an unforgettable novel concerning the fragility of existence and the lengths we'll visit shield it.

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