Alicia berenson’s life is seemingly perfect. a famous painter married to an in-demand fashion photographer, she lives in a grand house with big windows overlooking a park in one of london’s most desirable areas. one evening her husband gabriel returns home late from a fashion shoot, and alicia shoots him five times in the face, and then never speaks another word.alicia’s refusal to talk, or give any kind of explanation, turns a domestic tragedy into something far grander, a mystery that captures the public imagination and casts alicia into notoriety.
In a dark, dark woodnora hasn't seen clare for ten years. not since nora walked out of school one day and never went back. there was a dark, dark houseuntil, out of the blue, an invitation to clare’s hen do arrives. is this a chance for nora to finally put her past behind her?and in the dark, dark house there was a dark, dark roombut something goes wrong. very wrong.and in the dark, dark room.... some things can’t stay secret for ever.
Rachel catches the same commuter train every morning. she knows it will wait at the same signal each time, overlooking a row of back gardens. she’s even started to feel like she knows the people who live in one of the houses. “jess and jason,” she calls them. their life—as she sees it—is perfect. if only rachel could be that happy. and then she sees something shocking. it’s only a minute until the train moves on, but it’s enough. now everything’s changed. now rachel has a chance to become a
Mireille duval jameson is living a fairy tale. the strong-willed youngest daughter of one of haiti’s richest sons, she has an adoring husband, a precocious infant son, by all appearances a perfect life. the fairy tale ends one day when mireille is kidnapped in broad daylight by a gang of heavily armed men, in front of her father’s port au prince estate. held captive by a man who calls himself the commander, mireille waits for her father to pay her ransom. as it becomes clear her father intends to resist
When a beautiful aspiring writer strides into the east village bookstore where joe goldberg works, he does what anyone would do: he googles the name on her credit card.there is only one guinevere beck in new york city. she has a public facebook account and tweets incessantly, telling joe everything he needs to know: she is simply beck to her friends, she went to brown university, she lives on bank street, and she’ll be at a bar in brooklyn tonight—the perfect place for a “chance” meeting.as joe invisibly and obsessively
When you read this book, you will make many assumptions.you will assume you are reading about a jealous ex-wife.you will assume she is obsessed with her replacement – a beautiful, younger woman who is about to marry the man they both love. you will assume you know the anatomy of this tangled love triangle.assume nothing. twisted and deliciously chilling, greer hendricks and sarah pekkanen's the wife between us exposes the secret complexities of an enviable marriage - and the dangerous truths we ignore in the name of love.
Christine wakes up every morning in an unfamiliar bed with an unfamiliar man. she looks in the mirror and sees an unfamiliar, middle-aged face. and every morning, the man she has woken up with must explain that he is ben, he is her husband, she is forty-seven years old, and a terrible accident two decades earlier decimated her ability to form new memories.every day, christine must begin again the reconstruction of her past. and the closer she gets to the truth, the more unbelievable it seems.
Lo blacklock, a journalist who writes for a travel magazine, has just been given the assignment of a lifetime: a week on a luxury cruise with only a handful of cabins. the sky is clear, the waters calm, and the veneered, select guests jovial as the exclusive cruise ship, the aurora, begins her voyage in the picturesque north sea. at first, lo's stay is nothing but pleasant: the cabins are plush, the dinner parties are sparkling, and the guests are elegant. but as the week wears on, frigid winds whip
Everyone knows a couple like jack and grace. he has looks and wealth; she has charm and elegance. he’s a dedicated attorney who has never lost a case; she is a flawless homemaker, a masterful gardener and cook, and dotes on her disabled younger sister. though they are still newlyweds, they seem to have it all. you might not want to like them, but you do. you’re hopelessly charmed by the ease and comfort of their home, by the graciousness of the dinner parties they throw. you’d like to get
Since his debut in 1955, tom ripley has evolved into the ultimate bad boy sociopath, influencing countless novelists and filmmakers. in this first novel, we are introduced to suave, handsome tom ripley: a young striver, newly arrived in the heady world of manhattan in the 1950s. a product of a broken home, branded a "sissy" by his dismissive aunt dottie, ripley becomes enamored of the moneyed world of his new friend, dickie greenleaf. this fondness turns obsessive when ripley is sent to italy to bring back his libertine pal but
When korede's dinner is interrupted one night by a distress call from her sister, ayoola, she knows what's expected of her: bleach, rubber gloves, nerves of steel and a strong stomach. this'll be the third boyfriend ayoola's dispatched in, quote, self-defence and the third mess that her lethal little sibling has left korede to clear away. she should probably go to the police for the good of the menfolk of nigeria, but she loves her sister and, as they say, family always comes first. until, that is, ayoola starts dating
The name of the elite, women-only coworking space stretches across the wall behind the check-in desk: the herd, the h-e-r always in purple. in-the-know new yorkers crawl over each other to apply for membership to this community that prides itself on mentorship and empowerment. among the hopefuls is katie bradley, who's just returned from the midwest after a stint of book research blew up in her face. luckily, katie has an in, thanks to her sister hana, an original herder and the best friend of eleanor walsh, its charismatic founder.as
An alternative cover edition for this isbn can be found here.blythe connor is determined that she will be the warm, comforting mother to her new baby violet that she herself never had.but in the thick of motherhood’s exhausting early days, blythe becomes convinced that something is wrong with her daughter–she doesn’t behave like most children do.or is it all in blythe’s head? her husband, fox, says she’s imagining things. the more fox dismisses her fears, the more blythe begins to question her own sanity, and the more we begin to