The Sister

The Sister
Author: Louise Jensen
Pages: 338
ISBN: 9781786810014
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Release: 2016-07-07
Editor: Bookouture
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

‘I did something terrible Grace. I hope you can forgive me…’ Grace hasn't been the same since the death of her best friend Charlie. She is haunted by Charlie's last words, and in a bid for answers, opens an old memory box of Charlie's. It soon becomes clear there was a lot she didn't know about her best friend. When Grace starts a campaign to find Charlie's father, Anna, a girl claiming to be Charlie's sister steps forward. For Grace, finding Anna is like finding a new family, and soon Anna has made herself very comfortable in Grace and boyfriend Dan's home. But something isn't right. Things disappear, Dan's acting strangely and Grace is sure that someone is following her. Is it all in Grace's mind? Or as she gets closer to discovering the truth about both Charlie and Anna, is Grace in terrible danger? There was nothing she could have done to save Charlie... or was there? A compelling, gripping psychological thriller perfect for fans of The Girl on the Train, I Let You Go and The Girl With No Past. What people are saying about The Sister: ‘I was gripped to The Sister from the first page until the very end. I thought I had it all worked out until I was proven sooo wrong.’ Robert Bryndza ‘I could not put this book down. I neglected all the house work and put off cooking dinner until I was finished… I loved every page.’ Renee Reads ‘My eyes were racing down the pages… had me guessing right up to the very end and I had tears in my eyes as I relived Charlie's last moments… exceptional… It's an addictive page-turner that begs time and again for just one more chapter until the whole book has been devoured and thoroughly enjoyed.’ The Book Magnet ‘Wow! What an amazing debut novel! Full of intense twists! Fantastic book to start off summer reading! Highly recommend.’ Loud and Proud Book Junkie, 5 stars ‘I loved this book, it grabbed me right from the beginning.' Beady Jans Books 'I genuinely struggled to put this book down… I can't recommend this book enough, it's made it to my favourites... I can't wait for more books to come from Louise Jensen… A well-deserved five stars from me.' Emporio Epidemic 'I couldn't put my Kindle down until I had answers!!… I wasn't sure which characters to trust and which to not trust… a 5 star book that would make a fantastic summer read!' Steph and Chris’ Book Review 'As the skillfully woven web of lies and deceit starts to untangle the author throws in a massive twist that I certainly didn't see coming… a definite must read for all psychological thriller fans and it's one of those books that deserves to be talked about.' The Haphazardous Hippo 'One of those books that you can't stop thinking about even when you're not reading it!!... the tension never seems to drop for one second!… an absolute treat, albeit a scary one, to read!! Highly recommended!' Books and Me! 'Just as I thought the story was wrapping up BANG! I was hit again with another twist. Brilliant! It is chilling and sinister and yet heart-breaking and tragic, and I felt really emotional on finishing it… I can’t wait to read more by Louise.' Bloomin Brilliant Books 'OMG I love this... one corker of a psychological thriller which ticked all the boxes for me giving it an easy 5 stars.' Chelle’s Book Reviews 'Hooked from the first page till the end... A gripping tale for fans of I Let You Go and The Girl on the Train. A must read.' Berlitz Chile 'I was left gaping… You cannot help but speed read through this novel. You have to know what happens.' Aloha Reviews 'I was hooked on the story from the word go.' Hollie in Wanderlust

The Sister Book

The Sister Book
Author: Anonim
Pages: 32
ISBN: 9780316265218
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Release: 2018-04-17
Editor: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Bestselling and beloved creator Todd Parr brings his trademark wit and wisdom to this celebration of all different kinds of sisters! Some sisters are big. Some sisters are little. Some sisters want to be scientists. Some sister want to be mermaids. All sisters are a special part of your family! Following up on his family classics The Mommy Book, The Daddy Book, The Grandma Book, and The Grandpa Book, Todd Parr turns to siblings! With his trademark childlike art, Todd celebrates all different kinds of sisters. Whether they are older or younger, enjoy helping in the kitchen or the garage, live with you or live far away, sisters are always a special part of your family. This sibling celebration is perfect for sisters of all ages, and for older girls and boys who are expecting a new little one.

Burial

Burial
Author: Neil Cross
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9781847376336
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Release: 2009-01-05
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

*** SOON TO BE A MAJOR TV SERIES *** From the highly acclaimed writer of Luther and Hard Sun, Burial is a novel about guilt, secrets and trying to stay alive. 'Stunning' Peter James What do you do when a secret comes back to haunt you, threatening to destroy every aspect of your life? Nathan has never been able to forget the worst night of his life: the party that led to the sudden, shocking death of a young woman. Only he and Bob, an untrustworthy old acquaintance, know what really happened and they have resolved to keep it that way. But one rainy night, years later, Bob appears at Nathan's door with terrifying news, and old wounds are suddenly reopened, threatening to tear Nathan's whole world apart. Because Nathan has his own secrets now. And Bob doesn't realise just how far Nathan will go to protect them… A gripping contemporary thriller, Burial is both chilling and utterly compelling, and is being developed for television with the title Because the Night. Praise for Burial: 'His most terrifying... scariest and most satisfying yet' Time Out 'Burial is a terrifically scary and all too believable tale. It's brilliantly written in taut, humorous prose, while being exceptionally well observed and paced. Quite brilliant' Daily Mirror 'Burial is not only a page-turner, but also a sensitive and atmospheric portrayal of a man at the end of his tether... Creepy, unsettling, and subtle' Guardian 'This compulsive page-turner is a thrilling read and you can see why Neil Cross is the lead scriptwriter for the incredibly successful Spooks' The Sun 'An intelligent, tightly written page-turner’ Daily Mail 'A skillfully-told and macabre story for fans of Hitchcock… Cross marries literary values to the page-turning crime narrative' Independent

The Chanel Sisters

The Chanel Sisters
Author: Judithe Little
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9781488076794
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Release: 2020-12-29
Editor: Harlequin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A novel of survival, love, loss, triumph—and the sisters who changed fashion forever Antoinette and Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel know they’re destined for something better. Abandoned by their family at a young age, they’ve grown up under the guidance of nuns preparing them for simple lives as the wives of tradesmen or shopkeepers. At night, their secret stash of romantic novels and magazine cutouts beneath the floorboards are all they have to keep their dreams of the future alive. The walls of the convent can’t shield them forever, and when they’re finally of age, the Chanel sisters set out together with a fierce determination to prove themselves worthy to a society that has never accepted them. Their journey propels them out of poverty and to the stylish cafés of Moulins, the dazzling performance halls of Vichy—and to a small hat shop on the rue Cambon in Paris, where a boutique business takes hold and expands to the glamorous French resort towns. But the sisters’ lives are again thrown into turmoil when World War I breaks out, forcing them to make irrevocable choices, and they’ll have to gather the courage to fashion their own places in the world, even if apart from each other. “The Chanel Sisters explores with care the timeless need for belonging, purpose, and love, and the heart’s relentless pursuit of these despite daunting odds. Beautifully told to the last page.” —Susan Meissner, bestselling author of The Last Year of the War

By Women for Women about Women

By Women  for Women  about Women
Author: Gertrud Jaron Lewis,Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies
Pages: 329
ISBN: 0888441258
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Release: 1996
Editor: PIMS
Language: en

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The Sisters

The Sisters
Author: Claire Douglas
Pages: 384
ISBN: 0008163316
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Release: 2016-05-31
Editor: Harper
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

One lied. One died. When one sister dies, the other must go to desperate lengths to survive After a tragic accident, still haunted by her twin sister s death, Abi is making a fresh start in Bath. But when she meets siblings Bea and Ben, she is quickly drawn into their privileged and unsettling circle. When one sister lies, she must protect her secret at all costs As Abi tries to keep up with the demands of her fickle friends, strange things start to happen precious letters go missing and threatening messages are left in her room. Is this the work of the beautiful and capricious Bea? Or is Abi willing to go to any lengths to get attention? When the truth outs, will either sister survive?"

Howard and His Teacher the Sister s Influence and Other Stories

Howard and His Teacher  the Sister s Influence  and Other Stories
Author: Madeline Leslie
Pages: 248
ISBN: UIUC:30112002081039
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Release: 1860
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Howard and his teacher -- The sister's influence -- Faithful Hannah -- The stolen dress -- Willie and his mother.

Mayors Action Report on the Sister City Program

Mayors  Action Report on the Sister City Program
Author: United States Conference of Mayors
Pages: 36
ISBN: STANFORD:36105036271760
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Release: 1974
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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Red Sister

Red Sister
Author: Mark Lawrence
Pages: 480
ISBN: 9781101988862
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Release: 2017-04-04
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The international bestselling author of the Broken Empire and the Red Queen’s War trilogies begins a stunning epic fantasy series about a secretive order of holy warriors... At the Convent of Sweet Mercy, young girls are raised to be killers. In some few children the old bloods show, gifting rare talents that can be honed to deadly or mystic effect. But even the mistresses of sword and shadow don’t truly understand what they have purchased when Nona Grey is brought to their halls. A bloodstained child of nine falsely accused of murder, guilty of worse, Nona is stolen from the shadow of the noose. It takes ten years to educate a Red Sister in the ways of blade and fist, but under Abbess Glass’s care there is much more to learn than the arts of death. Among her class Nona finds a new family—and new enemies. Despite the security and isolation of the convent, Nona’s secret and violent past finds her out, drawing with it the tangled politics of a crumbling empire. Her arrival sparks old feuds to life, igniting vicious struggles within the church and even drawing the eye of the emperor himself. Beneath a dying sun, Nona Grey must master her inner demons, then loose them on those who stand in her way.

Luther

Luther
Author: Neil Cross
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9781451673111
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Release: 2012-09-04
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A brilliant standalone novel hailed as “some of the best crime fiction to hit bookstores this year” (Hollywood Reporter) and a prequel to the hit BBC America TV show Luther, by the Edgar Award–winning creator and sole writer of the show. Is Luther a force for good or a man hell-bent on self-destruction? Meet Detective Chief Inspector John Luther. He’s a homicide detective with an extraordinary case-clearance rate. He’s obsessive, instinctive, and intense. Nobody who ever stood at his side has a bad word to say about him. And yet there are rumors that Luther is bad—not corrupt, but tormented. After years of chasing the most depraved criminals in London’s gritty underworld, he seethes with a hidden fury he can barely control, making him do things any other detective wouldn’t and shouldn’t do. Luther: The Calling is the story of the serial killer case that tore Luther’s personal and professional relationships apart and propelled him over the precipice—beyond fury, beyond vengeance, all the way to the other side of the law. Luther: The Calling, the first in a new series of novels featuring DCI John Luther, takes us into Luther’s past and into his mind. It is the story of the serial killer case that tore his personal and professional relationships apart and propelled him over the precipice—beyond fury, beyond vengeance, all the way to the other side of the law. Is Luther a force for good or a man hell-bent on self-destruction? Edgar Award–winning writer Neil Cross has created one of the most compelling characters in modern crime fiction. Luther: The Calling is a compulsively readable novel by the writer hailed by The Guardian as “Britain’s own Stephen King.”

The Sister Season

The Sister Season
Author: Jennifer Scott
Pages: 368
ISBN: 9781101614891
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Release: 2013-11-05
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Sometimes coming home for the holidays isn’t as easy as it seems…. It’s December 21, and the Yancey sisters have been called home. When the girls were young, holidays at their family farm meant a tinsel-garnished tree, the scent of simmering food, and laughter ringing through the house. But as the years unfolded, family bonds fractured, and the three sisters scattered and settled into separate lives. Until now. The Yancey sisters are coming to spend the holidays with their mother. They’re also coming to bury their father. Claire, the youngest, a free spirit who journeyed to California, returns first. Then comes Julia, the eldest, a college professor with a teenage son of her own. And finally there’s Maya, the middle child, who works so hard to be the perfect mother and wife. During the sisters’ week together, old conflicts surface, new secrets emerge, and the limits and definitions of family are tested. And as the longest night of the year slips by and brightening days beckon, the sisters will have to answer one question: When you’re a sister, aren’t you a sister forever? CONVERSATION GUIDE INCLUDED

The Good Sister

The Good Sister
Author: Sally Hepworth
Pages: 329
ISBN: 1432885499
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Release: 2021-05-26
Editor: Wheeler Publishing, Incorporated
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The author of The Mother-in-Law delivers a new novel of breathtaking suspense about the secrets and lies that bond two sisters. Meet Rose The responsible sisters with a home, a husband, and a fierce desire to become a mother. Meet Fern The introverted librarian who avoids social interaction as much as possible. They are as close as two sisters can be. But they couldn't be more different. What are they hiding from each other? Utterly compelling, unpredictable, and addictive, The Good Sister is about the ties that bind...and the darkness that lives where you least expect it.

The Sisters

The Sisters
Author: Rosalind Noonan
Pages: 352
ISBN: 9781496708052
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Release: 2018-12-01
Editor: Kensington Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Twelve years ago, Glory abandoned her two daughters—four-year-old Ruby and baby Aurora—at a fire station, running off to a man who promised love and protection. Though the refuge she hoped for turned out to be a sham, she believes Ruby and Aurora are better off without her. But Glory has since given birth to another daughter, who’s clamoring for a life beyond their close-knit, tightly controlled world. Sixteen-year-old Ruby loves her adoptive parents, but she hasn’t forgotten Glory. Now that she has her driver’s license, Ruby sets out in search of her birth mother. What she finds is a ramshackle house of castaway women, referred to as “sisters,” ruled over by a charismatic bully who monitors their every move. Glory would take ten-year-old Luna away in a heartbeat if they had somewhere to go. On good days, the girl is confined to the fenced-in yard; on bad days, she’s sent to the dusty attic as punishment. When Ruby makes contact, Glory seizes on a chance for escape. Ruby is desperate to help, but how much does she owe to family she barely knows—and how can she fix someone else’s life when she has so little power over her own? Praise for Rosalind Noonan’s Domestic Secrets “This suspenseful read is Noonan at her best. Fans will be eager to get their hands on her latest, and it doesn’t disappoint.” —Booklist “Noonan delivers another page-turning thriller whose deeply flawed characters draw you into a web of family secrets.” —Kirkus Reviews “Recommended for readers wanting stories of dysfunctional families, scandal, and violence that involve entire communities.” —Library Journal

The Last Sister

The Last Sister
Author: Kendra Elliot
Pages: 336
ISBN: 1542006708
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Release: 2020-01-14
Editor: Montlake Romance
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Three sisters' secrets collide in a shocking novel of suspense by the Wall Street Journal and Amazon Charts bestselling author of the Mercy Kilpatrick series. Twenty years ago Emily Mills's father was murdered, and she found his body hanging in the backyard. Her younger sister, Madison, claims she was asleep in her room. Her older sister, Tara, claims she was out with friends. The tragedy drove their mother to suicide and Tara to leave town forever. The killer was caught. The case closed. Ever since, Emily and Madison have tried to forget what happened that night--until an eerily similar murder brings it all back. It also brings FBI special agent Zander Wells to the Oregon logging town. As eager as he is to solve the brutal double slaying, he is just as intrigued with the mystery of Emily's and her sisters' past. When more blood is shed, Zander suspects there's a secret buried in this town no one wants unearthed. Is it something Emily and Madison don't know? Or aren't telling? And Tara? Maybe Emily can't bear to find her. Because when Tara disappeared, she took a secret of her own with her.

The Brother Book

The Brother Book
Author: Anonim
Pages: 32
ISBN: 9780316265164
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Release: 2018-04-17
Editor: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Bestselling and beloved creator Todd Parr brings his trademark wit and wisdom to this celebration of all different kinds of brothers, perfect for children expecting new siblings! Some brothers are big. Some brothers are little. Some brothers are quiet. Some brothers are a little wild. All brothers are a special part of your family! Following up on his family classics The Mommy Book, The Daddy Book, The Grandma Book, and The Grandpa Book, Todd Parr turns to siblings! With his trademark childlike art, Todd celebrates all different kinds of brothers. Whether they are older or younger, enjoy playing sports or dancing, or prefer to hang out together or need time to themselves, brothers are always a special part of your family. This sibling celebration is perfect for brothers of all ages, and for older boys and girls who are expecting a new little one.

Give Your Other Vote to the Sister

Give Your Other Vote to the Sister
Author: Debbie Marshall
Pages: 319
ISBN: 9781552382288
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Release: 2007
Editor: University of Calgary Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

"[Marshall's] work in responding to the challenge of exploring a little-known life should be an inspiration to other students of history ... people across Canada will find it a pleasant way to become better acquainted with an attractive, interesting and unfamiliar contributor to our history." - Desmond Morton, McGill University Give Your Other Vote to the Sister tells the story of Roberta MacAdams, the first woman elected to the Alberta legislature. In fact, she was one of the first two women elected to a legislature anywhere in the British Empire. Her triumph was extraordinary for many reasons. Not only did she run while serving as a nursing sister overseas during the Great War, but over 90 per cent of her electors were men - Alberta soldiers stationed in England and in the muddy trenches of the Western Front. Give Your Other Vote to the Sister describes MacAdams' journey overseas, her work at a large military hospital in London, and the personal sacrifices she endured during the war. It also chronicles Debbie Marshall's own journey to reclaim MacAdams' life, one that took her across Canada and to the places where MacAdams lived and worked in England and France. It was a search that would change her own perceptions about how and why so may women willingly participated in the world's first "great war."

My Sister the Serial Killer

My Sister  the Serial Killer
Author: Oyinkan Braithwaite
Pages: 226
ISBN: 9780525564201
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Release: 2018
Editor: Anchor Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Slasher meets satire in this darkly comic novel set in Nigeria about a woman whose younger sister has a very inconvenient habit of killing her boyfriends.

The Stolen Sisters

The Stolen Sisters
Author: Louise Jensen
Pages: 384
ISBN: 9780008330149
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Release: 2020-09-30
Editor: HarperCollins UK
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

‘The queen of high-tension grip lit delivers a twisted tale that won’t let you go’ Sunday Times Crime Club ‘With great skill, Jensen slowly unveils the well-hidden aspects of all three characters and propels the book to a moving and convincing conclusion’ Daily Mail

The Sisters Club

The Sisters Club
Author: Megan McDonald
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9780763651862
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Release: 2011-03-22
Editor: Candlewick Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

From the author of the Judy Moody books, this exciting novel captures the warmth, humor, and squabbles of three spunky sisters. Meet the Sisters Club: twelve-year-old Alex, aspiring actress and born drama queen; eight-year-old Joey, homework lover and pioneer wannabe; and smack in the middle, ten-year-old Stevie, the glue that holds them together -- through dinner disasters, disputes over stolen lucky sweaters, and Alex’s going gaga over her leading man. Playfully weaving Stevie’s narration with Alex’s scripts, Joey’s notebook entries, and hilarious elements such as "How to Swear in Shakespeare" and "Dear Sock Monkey" letters, this hugely engaging novel showcases Megan McDonald’s ear for dialogue, comic timing, and insight into the ever-changing dynamics of sisterhood.

The I LOVE YOU Book

The I LOVE YOU Book
Author: Todd Parr
Pages: 32
ISBN: 9780316093378
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Release: 2009-11-16
Editor: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

I love you when you give me kisses. I love you when you need hugs... Most of all, I love you just the way you are. In his newest picture book, Todd Parr explores the meaning of unconditional love in a heartfelt, playful way. Featuring a heart-shaped die-cut and sparkling silver foil on the cover, this is the perfect way to say, "I love you!" Parents and caregivers are sure to be inspired by Todd's vibrant illustrations and tender sentiments, and will enjoy sharing this very special book with the little ones they love.