House of Secrets

House of Secrets

Author: Lynda Stacey

Publisher: Choc Lit

ISBN: 9781781892916

Category: Fiction

Page: 316

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A woman struggles to escape her past in a thriller boasting a “fabulous setting, gripping suspense and a masterful hero” (Milly Johnson). Madeleine Frost is finally free. After enduring her boyfriend’s increasingly controlling and bullying behavior, she has finally had enough. For her safety—and that of her young daughter—she is leaving. But where to? With little choice, Maddie ends up at her estranged father’s hotel, where she meets the rough-edged Christopher “Bandit” Lawless—an ex-marine and gamekeeper of the grounds—who hides his own painful past behind a hard exterior. After discovering the diary of a previous landowner, Maddie and Bandit find themselves immersed in the history of the old house, uncovering its secrets, scandals, and tragedies—and the truth about each other. But when Madeleine’s ex shows up, determined to reclaim what he believes is his, Maddie and Bandit will have to stand together and fight for the love they have only just found . . .
House of Secrets
Language: en
Pages: 316
Authors: Lynda Stacey
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-07-19 - Publisher: Choc Lit

A woman struggles to escape her past in a thriller boasting a “fabulous setting, gripping suspense and a masterful hero” (Milly Johnson). Madeleine Frost is finally free. After enduring her boyfriend’s increasingly controlling and bullying behavior, she has finally had enough. For her safety—and that of her young daughter—she is
A Twentieth-century Literature Reader
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Suman Gupta, David Johnson
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Psychology Press

This critical Reader is the essential companion to any course in twentieth-century literature. Drawing upon the work of a wide range of key writers and critics, the selected extracts provide: a literary-historical overview of the twentieth century insight into theoretical discussions around the purpose, value and form of literature which
The Horror Comic Never Dies
Language: en
Pages: 178
Authors: Michael Walton
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-01-29 - Publisher: McFarland

Horror comics were among the first comic books published—ghastly tales that soon developed an avid young readership, along with a bad reputation. Parent groups, psychologists, even the United States government joined in a crusade to wipe out the horror comics industry—and they almost succeeded. Yet the genre survived and flourished,
Dick Giordano: Changing Comics, One Day at a Time
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Michael Eury
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: TwoMorrows Publishing

In remembrance of one of comics' most affable and influential talents, TwoMorrows presents DICK GIORDANO: CHANGING COMICS, ONE DAY AT A TIME, celebrating the achievements of a rare force in comic books, influential as an illustrator (Batman, Wonder Woman, Modesty Blaise, Deathmask), inker (working with Neal Adams, John Byrne, and
House of Secrets
Language: en
Pages: 512
Authors: Chris Columbus, Ned Vizzini
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02-25 - Publisher: Balzer + Bray

Hailed as “a breakneck, jam-packed roller coaster of an adventure” by J. K. Rowling, this New York Times bestseller is the first installment in the explosive tween fantasy series by famed Hollywood director Chris Columbus (of Harry Potter fame) and bestselling author Ned Vizzini (It’s Kind of a Funny Story).