Her Dying Secret

Her Dying Secret
Author: Lisa Regan
Publisher: Bookouture
Total Pages: 396
Release: 2024-05-14
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 1835254713

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She gently opens the woman’s tightly clenched fist, uncurling each finger to reveal a square of folded paper hidden in her palm. Scrawled in thick crayon, beside a child’s crooked drawing of a red flower, is one word that sends a shiver through the evening mist: HELP It was supposed to be a routine road accident recovery, but the moment Detective Josie Quinn sees the passenger—pale and painfully thin, a sharp tool lodged in her stomach—it’s clear she was the victim of something far more sinister, and likely dead before the crash. Watching the driver taken away in an ambulance, questions spin through Josie’s mind. Where were these two women going? Was the driver trying to save a life, or hide a body? And—most heartbreaking of all—is there a child in danger, crying out for help with no reply? Josie quickly identifies the crash survivor as Mira Summers, a singleton and animal-lover on her way home from nearby stables. Mira swears she doesn’t know who the woman in the car beside her is, or how she was injured. And when she’s diagnosed with concussion and memory loss, Josie is forced to back down. But the discovery of Mira’s prints on the child’s drawing is all the proof Josie needs that Mira knows more than she’s letting on, and a witness saw Mira meeting with a man with a gnarled diamond-shaped tattoo at the stables. In a race against the clock to track down this elusive man, Josie faces danger from the most unexpected places. Pushed to her limit, can she stay alive long enough to catch the killer and save the life of an innocent child? An absolutely gripping and truly unputdownable crime thriller that will have you racing through pages until the final jaw-dropping twist hits you like a train. From an Amazon, USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author, and perfect for fans of Angela Marsons, Robert Dugoni and Rachel Caine. What readers are saying about Lisa Regan: ‘‘Wow!… Blown away with this one!… amazing… will keep you guessing and at the edge of your seat (I might have had two really late nights reading—I just couldn't put it down!)’’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘‘Wow, this one kept me on the edge of my seat from start to finish! All the stars!… I couldn't put this book down.’’ @daniereads87, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘‘As always, 5 enthusiastic stars… Rushes along at break-neck speed and the setting alone is enough to give you chills… There is suspense galore and you can’t put this down till the last bitterly cold page!’’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘‘My favorite book this year. Lisa has outdone herself on this one… Ten stars. Absolutely loved it.’’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘‘For me, the best in the Josie Quinn series! Wow!… I loved every minute!’’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘‘Lisa Regan does not disappoint, ever!… I read this one in less than 24 hours, it’s so good you’ll never want to put it down.’’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘‘Clear your schedule, grab some strong coffee, and prepare for an all-nighter!… Sucks you in from the first page and keeps you captive to the last word, keeping you on the edge of your seat … Thank you Lisa for smashing another great read out of the ballpark!!’’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

The Dead Secret

The Dead Secret
Author: Wilkie Collins
Total Pages: 376
Release: 1857
Genre: Artists and theater

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Remember the Secret

Remember the Secret
Author: Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
Total Pages: 30
Release: 1987
Genre: Death
ISBN: 9780890875247

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Because she has already discovered the wonders of God, Suzy understands the true meaning of her friend's death.

A Secret to Die For

A Secret to Die For
Author: Lisa Harris
Publisher: Revell
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2018-09-18
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 149341514X

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Psychologist Grace Callahan has no idea that she has a secret--one worth killing for. But when she finds out one of her clients has been murdered, she quickly realizes that the computer security specialist wasn't simply suffering from paranoia. Detective Nate Quinn has just been cleared for active duty after a bombing killed eighteen people, including his partner, and left him dealing with PTSD. His first case back on the job involves the murder of Stephen Shaw, and his only lead turns out to be an old friend, Grace Callahan--and her life is in grave danger. Someone believes Shaw gave his psychologist information before he died. Information they are willing to kill for. With her signature pulse-pounding suspense, Lisa Harris takes readers deep into the heart of fear in this race against the clock.

Top Five Regrets of the Dying

Top Five Regrets of the Dying
Author: Bronnie Ware
Publisher: Hay House, Inc
Total Pages: 322
Release: 2019-08-13
Genre: Self-Help
ISBN: 1401956009

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Revised edition of the best-selling memoir that has been read by over a million people worldwide with translations in 29 languages. After too many years of unfulfilling work, Bronnie Ware began searching for a job with heart. Despite having no formal qualifications or previous experience in the field, she found herself working in palliative care. During the time she spent tending to those who were dying, Bronnie's life was transformed. Later, she wrote an Internet blog post, outlining the most common regrets that the people she had cared for had expressed. The post gained so much momentum that it was viewed by more than three million readers worldwide in its first year. At the request of many, Bronnie subsequently wrote a book, The Top Five Regrets of the Dying, to share her story. Bronnie has had a colourful and diverse life. By applying the lessons of those nearing their death to her own life, she developed an understanding that it is possible for everyone, if we make the right choices, to die with peace of mind. In this revised edition of the best-selling memoir that has been read by over a million people worldwide, with translations in 29 languages, Bronnie expresses how significant these regrets are and how we can positively address these issues while we still have the time. The Top Five Regrets of the Dying gives hope for a better world. It is a courageous, life-changing book that will leave you feeling more compassionate and inspired to live the life you are truly here to live.

The Secret of the Yellow Death

The Secret of the Yellow Death
Author: Suzanne Jurmain
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Total Pages: 112
Release: 2014-05-20
Genre: Young Adult Nonfiction
ISBN: 0547528353

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“Extremely interesting . . . Young people interested in medicine or scientific discovery will find this book engrossing, as will history students” (School Library Journal). [He had] a fever that hovered around 104 degrees. His skin turned yellow. The whites of his eyes looked like lemons. Nauseated, he gagged and threw up again and again . . . Here is the true story of how four Americans and one Cuban tracked down a killer, one of the word’s most vicious plagues: yellow fever. Journeying to fever-stricken Cuba in the company of Walter Reed and his colleagues, the reader feels the heavy air, smells the stench of disease, hears the whine of mosquitoes biting human volunteers during surreal experiments. Exploring themes of courage, cooperation, and the ethics of human experimentation, this gripping account is ultimately a story of the triumph of science. “[A] powerful exploration of a disease that killed 100,000 U.S. citizens in the 1800s.” —Kirkus Reviews Includes photos

After Visiting Friends

After Visiting Friends
Author: Michael Hainey
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2014-02-18
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
ISBN: 1451676611

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Traces the author's investigation into the mystery of his father's sudden death, describing his father's achievements as a reporter, inconsistencies in his father's medical records, and the honor code of secrecy that challenged his research.

The Secret Year

The Secret Year
Author: Jennifer Hubbard
Publisher: Penguin
Total Pages: 140
Release: 2010-12-23
Genre: Young Adult Fiction
ISBN: 1101576162

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Colt and Julia were secretly together for a year, and no one ever knew, not even Julia's boyfriend. Why would they-they were from two different crowds. Julia lived in her country club world and Colt . . . didn't. Then Julia dies in a car accident. Colt is devastated but can't mourn openly, and he's tormented that he may have played a part in her death. And when Julia's journal ends up in his hands, he is forced to relive their year together-just when he is trying to forget. The problem is, how do you get over someone who was never really yours to begin with?

The Five Secrets You Must Discover Before You Die

The Five Secrets You Must Discover Before You Die
Author: John Izzo
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Total Pages: 201
Release: 2008-01-01
Genre: Self-Help
ISBN: 1605095311

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“What brought you the greatest joy? What do you wish you had learned sooner? What ultimately mattered and what didn't?” asks Dr. John Izzo. Based on a highly acclaimed public television series, this book takes the reader on a heartwarming and profound journey to find lasting happiness. Imagine for a moment that you are about to take a foreign vacation to an exotic destination. You have saved your entire life to travel there. It is a destination with almost unlimited choices of how to spend your time and you know you will not have enough time to explore every opportunity. You are fairly certain that you will never get to take a second trip to this destination; this will be your one opportunity. Now imagine that someone informs you that there are several people in your neighborhood who have been to that country, explored every corner. Some of them enjoyed the journey and have few regrets, but others wish they could take the trip again knowing what they know now. Would you not invite them over for dinner, ask them to bring their photographs, listen to their stories, and hear their advice? This is precisely the journey explored in this book. Dr. John Izzo and his colleagues interviewed over 200 people, ages 60-106, who were identified by friends and acquaintances as “the one person they knew who had found happiness and meaning.” From town barbers to Holocaust survivors, from aboriginal chiefs to CEOs, these people had over 18,000 years of life experience between them. He asked them questions like, “What brought you the greatest joy? What do you wish you had learned sooner? What ultimately mattered and what didn't?” Here Izzo shares their stories—funny, moving, and thought-provoking—and the Five Secrets he learned from listening to them. This book will make you laugh, bring you to tears, and inspire you to discover what matters long before you die.

Everything I Never Told You

Everything I Never Told You
Author: Celeste Ng
Publisher: Penguin
Total Pages: 337
Release: 2015-05-12
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 0143127551

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A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year • A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice • Winner of the Alex Award and the Massachusetts Book Award • Named a Best Book of the Year by NPR, San Francisco Chronicle, Entertainment Weekly, The Huffington Post, BuzzFeed, Grantland Booklist, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Shelf Awareness, Book Riot, School Library Journal, Bustle, and Time Our New York The acclaimed debut novel by the author of Little Fires Everywhere and Our Missing Hearts “A taut tale of ever deepening and quickening suspense.” —O, the Oprah Magazine “Explosive . . . Both a propulsive mystery and a profound examination of a mixed-race family.” —Entertainment Weekly “Lydia is dead. But they don’t know this yet.” So begins this exquisite novel about a Chinese American family living in 1970s small-town Ohio. Lydia is the favorite child of Marilyn and James Lee, and her parents are determined that she will fulfill the dreams they were unable to pursue. But when Lydia’s body is found in the local lake, the delicate balancing act that has been keeping the Lee family together is destroyed, tumbling them into chaos. A profoundly moving story of family, secrets, and longing, Everything I Never Told You is both a gripping page-turner and a sensitive family portrait, uncovering the ways in which mothers and daughters, fathers and sons, and husbands and wives struggle, all their lives, to understand one another.