Borrowed Time Book

Borrowed Time


  • Author : David Mark
  • Publisher : Severn House Publishers Ltd
  • Release Date : 2020-05-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9781448304219


Borrowed Time Book Description :

Adam Nunn's search for his true identity has horrifying consequences in this compelling psychological thriller. A badly mutilated body has been discovered in a remote woodland pond on the Essex borders – a location known to be the haunt of the ruthless crime gang that ruled London in the 70s. When one of the victim's hands is found nearby, forensic tests reveal a number scrawled on the palm. It is quickly identified as the National Insurance number of struggling family man Adam Nunn. As Adam is arrested in connection with the murder, it emerges that the dead man was a private investigator he had hired to find out the identity of his birth parents. Just what did Larry Paris discover that got him killed? As Adam seeks the truth surrounding his origins and promises justice for the mother he never knew, he is drawn into a lurid criminal world of violence and violation, reprisal and merciless death. Torn between the man he wants to be and the man he fears becoming, Adam's investigations will lead him ever deeper into darkness.

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Score: 4
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Borrowed Time


  • Author : Paul Monette
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2014-03-25
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 342
  • ISBN 10 : 9781480473850


Borrowed Time Book Description :

“An eloquent testimonial to the power of love and the devastation of loss” from the National Book Award–winning author of Becoming a Man (Publishers Weekly). In 1974, Paul Monette met Roger Horwitz, the man with whom he would share more than a decade of his life. In 1986, Roger died of complications from AIDS. Borrowed Time traces this love story from start to tragic finish. At a time when the medical community was just beginning to understand this mysterious and virulent disease, Monette and others like him were coming to terms with unfathomable loss. This personal account of the early days of the AIDS crisis tells the story of love in the face of death. A finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, Borrowed Time was one of the first memoirs to deal candidly with AIDS and is as moving and relevant now as it was more than twenty-five years ago. Written with fierce honesty and heartwarming tenderness, this book is part love story, part testimony, and part requiem. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Paul Monette including rare images and never-before-seen documents from the Paul Monette papers of the UCLA Library Special Collections.

Borrowed Time Book
Score: 3
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Borrowed Time


  • Author : Sue Armstrong
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-01-24
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9781472936073


Borrowed Time Book Description :

As featured on BBC Radio 4's Start the Week 'A rich, timely study for the era of "global ageing"' Nature The ageing of the world population is one of the most important issues facing humanity in the 21st century – up there with climate change in its potential global impact. Sometime before 2020, the number of people over 65 worldwide will, for the first time, be greater than the number of 0–4 year olds, and it will keep on rising. The strains this is causing on society are already evident as health and social services everywhere struggle to cope with the care needs of the elderly. But why and how do we age? Scientists have been asking this question for centuries, yet there is still no agreement. There are a myriad competing theories, from the idea that our bodies simply wear out with the rough and tumble of living, like well-worn shoes or a rusting car, to the belief that ageing and death are genetically programmed and controlled. In Borrowed Time, Sue Armstrong tells the story of science's quest to understand ageing and to prevent or delay the crippling conditions so often associated with old age. She focusses inward – on what is going on in our bodies at the most basic level of the cells and genes as the years pass – to look for answers to why and how our skin wrinkles with age, our wounds take much longer to heal than they did when we were kids, and why words escape us at crucial moments in conversation.This book explores these questions and many others through interviews with key scientists in the field of gerontology and with people who have interesting and important stories to tell about their personal experiences of ageing.

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Borrowed Time


  • Author : Tracy Clark
  • Publisher : Kensington Books
  • Release Date : 2019-06-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 9781496714923


Borrowed Time Book Description :

In Tracy Clark’s electrifying new mystery featuring Cassandra Raines, the former Chicago cop turned private investigator looks into a suspicious death as a favor to a friend—and makes some powerful enemies . . . Sitting in cold cars for hours, serving lowlifes with summonses . . . being a P.I. means riding out a lot of slow patches. But sometimes the most familiar paths can lead straight to danger—like at Cass’s go-to diner, where new delivery guy Jung Byson wants to enlist her expertise. Jung’s friend, Tim Ayers, scion of a wealthy Chicago family, has been found dead, floating in Lake Michigan near his luxury boat. And Jung is convinced there’s a murderer on the loose . . . Cass reluctantly begins digging only to discover that Jung neglected to mention one crucial fact: Tim Ayers was terminally ill. Given the large quantities of alcohol and drugs found in his body, Ayers’ death appears to be either an accident or suicide. Yet as much as Cass would like to dismiss Jung’s suspicions, there are too many unanswered questions and unexplained coincidences. Why would anyone kill a dying man? Working her connections on both sides of the law, Cass tries to point the police in the right direction. But violence is escalating around her, and Cass’s persistence has already attracted unwanted attention, uncovering sinister secrets that Cass may end up taking to her grave.

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On Borrowed Time


  • Author : Paul Osborn
  • Publisher : Dramatists Play Service, Inc.
  • Release Date : 1969
  • Genre: Drama
  • Pages : 71
  • ISBN 10 : 0822208474


On Borrowed Time Book Description :

THE STORY: Gramps is idolized by his young grandson, Pud, who models his every action after the old man. But Gramps' salty expressions and rough behavior are frowned upon by both the strait-laced Aunt Demetria and Granny, so Aunt Demetria comes to

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Borrowed Time


  • Author : Jack Campbell
  • Publisher : Jabberwocky Literary Agency, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2013-02-12
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 188
  • ISBN 10 : 9781625670168


Borrowed Time Book Description :

A collection of seven time-bending sci-fi stories by the author of the New York Times–bestselling Lost Fleet series—with new author’s notes for each story. In “Betty Knox and Dictionary Jones in The Mystery of the Missing Teenage Anachronisms,” a pair of time travelers get stuck in 1964—and in the bodies of their fifteen-year-old selves. It’s a terrible time to have other time travelers looking to kill you. SFRevu called this story “one of the most enjoyable reads I’ve had in a long time.” In four interlinked short stories, a pair of Temporal Interventionists try to solve some of history’s greatest mysteries—from the origin of the Spanish Flu to an unexplained explosion in the world’s least-inhabited region in 1908. Why were ironclad warships being developed by both the South and the North at the exact same time during the American Civil War? And why don’t we know who fired the ‘shot heard ’round the world,’ the lone gunshot that started the American Revolution? In “Joan,” a time-traveling researcher named Kate has gotten a little too close to Joan of Arc, both emotionally and temporally—and now has a chance to rescue her from being burnt at the stake. And in the final story, “Crow’s Feat,” a skeptical writer goes back to Elizabethan England to discover the true author of Shakespeare’s plays.

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On Borrowed Time


  • Author : Adam Croft
  • Publisher : Adam Croft
  • Release Date : 2020-09-29
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 :


On Borrowed Time Book Description :

Book two in a stunning new crime series from 2m+ international bestseller Adam Croft. Each morning, the first train of the day leaves Oakham station and thunders through a tunnel under the village of Manton. But today the driver sees something that changes his life. A dead body hangs in the tunnel's exit. DI Caroline Hills knows this isn't a suicide. It's murder. And when a second apparent suicide appears in Rutland, Caroline uncovers a shocking link: the victims knew each other. As Rutland Police fight to catch the killer, a group of friends is left with an even more shocking realisation. One of them is the murderer. And one of them will be the next to die. ‘Incredible’ — BBC News ‘A sensation’ — The Guardian

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On Borrowed Time


  • Author : Anthony J. Williams III
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2020-01-02
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 302
  • ISBN 10 : 1734422610


On Borrowed Time Book Description :

"On Borrowed Time: The Reinvention of a Lost Soul" provides readers with a way to reinvent themselves even while facing the darkest of days. Delving deep into the psyche of a child to the depths of a young man given less than 48 hours to live. All he ever wanted was to follow his dreams distancing himself from the trauma of his childhood. Trying to escape the self-generated prison, his mind had created just like a game. In a first of its kind, this self-help memoir provides a roadmap for those unable to find peace of mind. The journey from New York to California is only one of the unconventional paths taken. Freedom from the bondage of self was only one step in which he embarked. Years of masking pain inevitably led to the need for reinvention, overcoming unfathomable obstacles to stay alive. From attempted suicide to the joys of fatherhood, this book takes the reader on the ride of their life. Never before has a story been told from this perspective. This book allows readers to insert their stories as a template for their own reinvention. Being the judge, jury, and executioner of your own mind leads you into a path of darkness. "On Borrowed Time" provides the spark needed to invent a long-lasting light.

Borrowed Time Book

Borrowed Time


  • Author :
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Genre: Photography
  • Pages : 98
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015040997689


Borrowed Time Book Description :

Caroline Vaughan’s photographs offer inspired and surprising visions of landscapes, still lifes, and the human form. In Borrowed Time, her images of nature and people, sometimes surreal and often arresting, follow each other to create a visual poem of opposition and likeness, physical beauty and balance. Compelling the viewer’s attention with delicate rich tones and meticulous technique, she holds the viewer’s gaze even when her subject is difficult. Most highly acclaimed for her psychologically complex but subtle portraits of family, friends, loved ones, and strangers, Vaughan’s work, though widely published and displayed, is collected here for the first time.

Sister on Borrowed Time Book

Sister on Borrowed Time


  • Author : Anna Bridgwater
  • Publisher : Lindhardt og Ringhof
  • Release Date : 2020-06-26
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 125
  • ISBN 10 : 9788726468618


Sister on Borrowed Time Book Description :

In November 2005 a young woman, Margaret, dies of leukemia. In this moving and personal book Margaret’s sister, the journalist and writer Anna Bridgwater, tells about the years leading up to her death – about life as a young woman in Copenhagen, about family, love, heartache and calamities, and about the diagnosis that changed everything. Sister on Borrowed Time is a story about hope and about loving someone with cancer. It is a story about searching for a bone marrow donor in the attempt to cure the leukemia, and about confronting the ghosts of the past when death becomes a very real threat. Finally, the book is about the will to make the best of the time that remains, and about the void that appears when someone we love dies. And about how life goes on for those left behind, but never in quite the same way as before. Anna Bridgwater has a master’s degree in Literature and is a freelance journalist and author. She has written around 20 fiction and nonfiction books in various genres and on a variety of topics.