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Download Picking Bones from Ash by Marie Mutsuki Mockett PDF

By Marie Mutsuki Mockett

Ghosts lurk within the bamboo wooded area outdoors the tiny northern jap city the place Satomi lives together with her elusive mom, Atsuko. A preternaturally talented pianist, Satomi wrestles with internal demons. Her fall from grace is echoed within the lifetime of her daughter, Rumi, who unleashes a ghost she needs to chase from foggy San Francisco to a Buddhist temple atop Japan's icy Mount Doom. In sharp, lush prose, deciding upon Bones from Ash - by means of Marie Mutsuki Mockett - examines the ability and boundaries of lady expertise in our globalized global.

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Download Things without a Name by Joanne Fedler PDF

By Joanne Fedler

Funny, considerate, and sometimes inspiring, this tale is for each lady who has ever thought of giving up on love or even wish, yet chooses no longer to
 
At 34, religion Roberts is not so diversified from most girls her age. ok, so her cleavage is quite disappointing and she's nonetheless unmarried, yet she has a hectic task, the standard dysfunctional relations, a clinically depressed ally, and a more youthful sister who's getting breast implants as an engagement present—practically normal.
Faith used to consider falling in love, yet that used to be many years in the past. As a counselor in a women's quandary heart, she's heard one too many love-gone-wrong tales, so it truly is challenging for her to not surrender at the substantial issues, like love, desire, and trust—let on my own the opportunity of having an honest haircut or assembly a midway common man. Then one evening, a wierd accident unearths religion in a scenario that transforms her lifestyles, bringing her to eventually comprehend what she has regularly had to comprehend: that earlier than it can save you others, you might want to keep yourself. This superbly written, big-hearted love tale will resonate with any lady who has considered giving up on love and wish, yet chooses no longer to.

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Download Pride, Prejudice and Jasmin Field: A Novel by Melissa Nathan PDF

By Melissa Nathan

It starts off as a lark for Jasmin box, the fascinating, acerbically witty columnist for a countrywide women's magazine.  She joins a number of celebraties accumulating in London to audition for the season's so much excellent charity event:  a one-night basically level creation of Jane Austen's immortal delight and Prejudice, directed by way of and starring the Academy Award -- successful Hollywood heartthrob Harry Noble.  and no-one is extra shocked than Jasmin herself while she lands the lead of good-looking Harry's love curiosity, Elizabeth Bennet.  yet issues begin to cross very mistaken very quickly.  Ms. Field's scrumptious contempt for the smug, overbearing Harry Noble is going from being depraved enjoyable to infuriating.  Her short second of theatrical glory looks like it is going to be overshadowed by way of the betrayal of her ally, the disintegration of her relations and the implosion of her profession. And all at once she cannot take into account a unmarried one in all her lines.  yet, worst of all, Harry Noble -- who, by the way, appears remarkable in tight breeches -- has began to stare demanding at Jazz with that kind of a glimmer in his eyes...Fresh, wild, splendidly romantic and completely hilarious, satisfaction, Prejudice and Jasmin box is Jane Austen because the nice girl herself by no means imagined it.

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Download Death on the Family Tree (Family Tree Mysteries, No. 1) by Patricia Sprinkle PDF

By Patricia Sprinkle

With grown-up youngsters and a husband consistently at the street, Katharine Murray's nest will be empty if it were not for her Aunt Lucy—until the aged girl dies. Now Katharine's saddled along with her Aunt's worldly belongings—mostly knickknacks destined for the dumpster. yet there is a necessary Celtic necklace one of the dross—and a diary written in German, neither of which Katharine's ever noticeable earlier than. decided to determine the place those items got here from, Katharine unwittingly discovers a department of her genealogy she by no means knew existed—namely Aunt Lucy's brother Carter, murdered greater than fifty years in the past after a mysterious journey to Austria. And while Lucy's artifacts are stolen, and the most suspect turns up lifeless, Katharine realizes she needs to remedy a housebreaking and unsolved homicides separated through a half-century . . . sooner than greater than her relatives secrets and techniques turn out useless and buried.

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Download Good Neighbors by Ryan David Jahn PDF

By Ryan David Jahn

A compulsively readable debut crime novel encouraged by way of the mythical real-life homicide of Kitty Genovese. At 4:00 A.M. on March thirteen, 1964, a tender lady returning domestic from her shift at an area bar is attacked within the courtyard of her Queens house development. Her friends listen her cries; not anyone demands aid. Unfolding over the process hours, stable acquaintances is the tale of the woman's final evening. it's also the tale of her acquaintances, the bystanders who stored to themselves: the worried Vietnam draftee; the previous soldier making plans suicide; the girl who thinks she's killed a toddler and her husband, who will possibility every thing for her. Revealing a desirable cross-section of yankee society in expertly interlocking plotlines, sturdy buddies calls to brain the Oscar-winning motion picture Crash, and its suspense and profound feel of city threat rank it with Hitchcock's Rear Window and the gritty crime novels of Dennis Lehane, Richard fee, and James Ellroy.

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