Laura Hunt was the ideal modern woman: beautiful, elegant, highly ambitious, and utterly mysterious. No man could resist her charmsnot even the hardboiled NYPD detective sent to find out who turned her into a faceless corpse. As this tough cop probes the mystery of Lauras death, he becomes obsessed with her strange power.
"I like this a lot."
In this powerful and gripping novel, Sharon Dogar explores what this might have been like from Peters point of view. What was it like to be forced into hiding with Anne Frank, first to hate her and then to find yourself falling in love with her? Especially with your parents and her parents all watching almost everything you do together. To know youre being written about in Anne's diary, day after day? What's it like to start questioning your religion, wondering why simply being Jewish inspires such hatred?
"Disturbing, but Powerful"
During Christmas, four ghosts intervene in the life of an odious, greedy, hard hearted, miser to save him from eternal damnation.
Central Park is perhaps the most well-trod and familiar green space in the country. It is both a refuge from the city and Manhattan's very heart; a respite from the urban grind and a hive of activity all its own. Eight hundred forty-three carefully planned acres allow some 37 million visitors each year to come and get lost in a sense of nature. Unsurprisingly, the park also inspires a wealth of great writing, and here Andrew Blauner collects some of the finest fiction and nonfiction - 20 pieces in all.
Unknowingly, a man arrives on the anniversary of the “Great Tragedy” that led to his host having her large French window wide open onto the lawn on an October afternoon in the vain hope that her husband and brothers - whom he learns have been dead three years - will return through it. To his horror, the man shares in the terrors of the day.
A Washington, D.C., socialite, traveling in the western United States, meets an old friend, and finds herself startled to learn that his current occupation is a long way from what it was when he was in D.C.
Through an act of heroism, a woman saves her lover, who was destined to be executed in the Tower of London at the ringing of the curfew.
Curfew Must Not Ring Tonight by Rosa Hartwick Thorpe: Through an act of heroism a woman saves her lover, who was destined to be executed in The Tower of London at the ringing of the curfew. Towser Shall Be Tied Tonight by Unknown: A Parody of Curfew Must Not Ring Tonight. Instead of taking place in the majestic and historic Tower of London, the story takes place on a farm in Kansas and the threat to Love is the dreaded dog Towser.
"Very peculiar recording"