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Pieces of Her - A Novel
COMING TO NETFLIX! Mother. Hero. Liar. Killer. How can you tell when all you have is... PIECES OF HER What if the person you thought you knew best turns out to be someone you never knew at all . . . ? Andrea knows everything about her mother, Laura. She knows she’s spent her whole life in the small beachside town of Belle Isle; she knows she’s never wanted anything more than to live a quiet life as a pillar of the community; she knows she’s never kept a secret in her life. Because we all know our mothers, don’t we? But all that changes when a trip to the mall explodes into violence and Andrea suddenly sees a completely different side to Laura. Because it turns out that before Laura was Laura, she was someone completely different. For nearly thirty years she’s been hiding from her previous identity, lying low in the hope that no one would ever find her. But now she’s been exposed, and nothing will ever be the same again. The police want answers and Laura’s innocence is on the line, but she won’t speak to anyone, including her own daughter. Andrea is on a desperate journey following the breadcrumb trail of her mother’s past. And if she can’t uncover the secrets hidden there, there may be no future for either one of them. . . .Show book
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‘A DARK AND MACABRE ATMOSPHERE THAT FEELS FRESH AND ORIGINAL’ THE TIMES HISTORICAL BOOK OF THE MONTH Cornwall, 1844. On a lonely farm not far from Jamaica Inn, farmhand Shilly finds love in the arms of Charlotte Dymond. Charlotte has many secrets, and when she’s found on the moor with her throat cut, Shilly is determined to discover who is responsible. But so is the stranger calling himself Mr Williams, who throws Shilly into the bewildering new world of modern detection. Based on historical events, Falling Creatures probes the dark heart of Victorian Cornwall in the shadow of gallows justice. In a place where the dead lie uneasy in their graves, to find a murderer, a young woman must first learn who she can trust.Show book
Second Sister - A Novel
From award-winning Hong Kong writer Chan Ho-kei, Second Sister tells the story two sisters Nga-Yee and Siu-Man. When Siu-Man’s body is found lying on the ground outside their building, Nga-Yee begins a gripping investigation into her sister’s life and the reasons she might have jumped.Extremely timely, online bullying, “fake news” spread through digital media and a Hong Kong awash in foreign venture capital all play a role in what appears a simple domestic drama. Second Sister takes full advantage of Ho-Kei’s background as a computer engineer—he gets the culture of tech companies and online interaction, and explains complex concepts (the main character is a Luddite librarian) with elegant simplicity.Nga-Yee makes common cause with an irascible, unlicensed private investigator—really, a hacker who specializes in revenge and refuses cases he finds too easy.His previous novel The Borrowed was the story of Hong Kong’s past—taking readers from the Leftist Riot in 1967 up to the twenty-first century. Second Sister is about Hong Kong’s present, not just in terms of a highly-connected city in which many people live their whole lives on the internet, but also a vibrant, buzzing city full of inequality and contradictions.The Borrowed received rave reviews from World Literature Today, Booklist, Kirkus Reviews, and others.Film rights to The Borrowed were sold to Hong Kong director Wong Kar-wai (The Grandmaster, In the Mood for Love) in a major deal.Chan Ho-kei has won the Mystery Writers of Taiwan Award for his short story “The Locked room of Bluebeard” and the Soji Shimada Mystery Award for his novel The Man Who Sold the World.Show book
Almost Gone (The Au Pair—Book One)
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A tragic death leads Claire Clairmont to be haunted by her past and the ‘summer of 1816’ she shared with Byron and Shelley in this first in an intriguing new historical trilogy. 1873, Florence. Claire Clairmont, the last survivor of the ‘haunted summer of 1816’ Byron/Shelley circle, is living out her final years in genteel poverty, but the appearance of British tourist, William Michael Rossetti, brings hope that she may be able to sell some of her memorabilia to earn enough cash to support her and her niece/companion, Paula. But Rossetti’s presence in Florence heralds a cycle of events that links the summer of 1816 – when Claire conceived an ill-fated child with George Gordon, Lord Byron, when Mary Shelley wrote Frankenstein, and when four tempestuous lives came together – to a tragic death. As Claire begins to unravel the truth, she must go back to that summer of passion to discover the identity of her old enemy.Show book