The Rumor
Score: 4
From 5 Ratings

The Rumor


  • Author : Lesley Kara
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Release Date : 2020-07-28
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 10 : 9781984820549


The Rumor Book Description :

"Keeps you guessing until the final page."--Paula Hawkins, author of The Girl on the Train "A rollercoaster ride to the very last sentence."--Fiona Barton, author of The Widow "Everyone will be talking about The Rumor."--Shari Lapena, author of The Couple Next Door When a single mother hears a shocking rumor outside her son's school, she never intends to pass it on. But one casual comment leads to another . . . and now there's no going back. Rumor has it that a notorious killer, who committed a brutal crime as a child, has been living a new life under an assumed identity in Joanna's seaside town. So who is the criminal hidden in their midst? Suspicion falls on everyone. As Joanna becomes obsessed with the case, her curiosity will expose her son and his father to the supposedly reformed murderer--who may be ready to kill again. She will learn how dangerous one rumor can become . . . and just how far she must go to protect those she loves. She is going to regret the day she ever said a word. Praise for The Rumor "A brilliant premise with a killer twist. The Rumor depicts the prejudices and secrets that simmer in a small seaside town to devastating effect."--Colette McBeth, author of An Act of Silence "This mystery has an unusual and resonant theme--how a single rumor can morph into a completely unmanageable, deadly force. . . . [There's] psychological acuity throughout and [an] astonishing ending."--Booklist

The Rumor
Score: 4
From 5 Ratings

The Rumor


  • Author : Lesley Kara
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Release Date : 2019-06-18
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9781984819352


The Rumor Book Description :

“Keeps you guessing until the final page.”—Paula Hawkins, author of The Girl on the Train “A rollercoaster ride to the very last sentence.”—Fiona Barton, author of The Widow “Everyone will be talking about The Rumor.”—Shari Lapena, author of The Couple Next Door When a single mother hears a shocking rumor outside her son’s school, she never intends to pass it on. But one casual comment leads to another . . . and now there’s no going back. Rumor has it that a notorious killer, who committed a brutal crime as a child, has been living a new life under an assumed identity in Joanna’s seaside town. So who is the criminal hidden in their midst? Suspicion falls on everyone. As Joanna becomes obsessed with the case, her curiosity will expose her son and his father to the supposedly reformed murderer—who may be ready to kill again. She will learn how dangerous one rumor can become . . . and just how far she must go to protect those she loves. She is going to regret the day she ever said a word. Praise for The Rumor “A brilliant premise with a killer twist. The Rumor depicts the prejudices and secrets that simmer in a small seaside town to devastating effect.”—Colette McBeth, author of An Act of Silence “This mystery has an unusual and resonant theme—how a single rumor can morph into a completely unmanageable, deadly force. . . . [There’s] psychological acuity throughout and [an] astonishing ending.”—Booklist

The Rumour
Score: 4
From 6 Ratings

The Rumour


  • Author : Lesley Kara
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2018-12-10
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN 10 : 9781473559448


The Rumour Book Description :

__________ When single mum Joanna hears a rumour at the school gates, she never intends to pass it on. But one casual comment leads to another and now there’s no going back . . . Rumour has it that a notorious child killer is living under a new identity, in their sleepy little town of Flinstead-on-Sea. Sally McGowan was just ten years old when she stabbed little Robbie Harris to death forty-eight years ago – no photos of her exist since her release as a young woman. So who is the supposedly reformed killer who now lives among them? How dangerous can one rumour become? And how far will Joanna go to protect her loved ones from harm, when she realizes what it is she’s unleashed? __________ 'Everyone is going to be talking about The Rumour. An intriguing premise, a creeping sense of dread, and a twist you won't see coming!’ Shari Lapena, bestselling author of The Couple Next Door. Readers can’t stop talking about The Rumour: ***** ‘So good ... The twist is amazing and really caught me out.’ ***** ‘Downloaded it last night before bed and have stayed up all night reading it! Could not put it down. ***** ‘I couldn’t devour this book quickly enough ... The surprises didn’t stop til the very last page.’ IF YOU’VE ALREADY DEVOURED THE RUMOUR THEN LOOK OUT FOR THE DARE, THE CAPTIVATING NEW THRILLER FROM LESLEY KARA. *COMING SOON AND AVAILABLE TO PRE-ORDER NOW!*

The Rumour

The Rumour


  • Author : Hans-Joachim Neubauer
  • Publisher : Free Assn Books
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 201
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105025200457


The Rumour Book Description :

Rumors have always left an enigmatic trace through history. In an illustrated, accessible and novel discussion beginning in Greek antiquity and culminating in an examination of the rumor in the technological age, Hans-Joachim Neubauer takes the reader on a tour of its historical and cultural manifestations. Seeking out choice examples from such diverse areas as the French Revolution, the poetry of Chaucer, the American Civil War, through to the internet, Monica Lewinsky and urban myths, the author examines the conditions that breed rumors and explores the way they have been represented in art and literature.

The Rumor

The Rumor


  • Author : Vatsal Gourisaria
  • Publisher : BlueRose Publishers
  • Release Date : 2020-01-10
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 150
  • ISBN 10 :


The Rumor Book Description :

Both of us were always in a fight. He won over my friends, I won in life. He always wanted to marry this girl, I ended up calling her my wife. People often say things without knowing the consequences and the ways in which it might affect individuals. More often than not, the words of folks cut deeper than a knife and hurt. Sam, a young writer, is retrospective on his wedding day due to the way events have turned out to discover the truth and to realize how things he said 20 years back may lead to his downfall in near future. What will be done by Sam to recover from this trauma with none of his family members and friends by his side?

TJ Zaps the Rumor Mill

TJ Zaps the Rumor Mill


  • Author : Lisa Mullarkey
  • Publisher : ABDO Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2012-09-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 80
  • ISBN 10 : 9781614788843


TJ Zaps the Rumor Mill Book Description :

TJÍs excited when his dad leaves Auntie Stella is charge while heÍs out of town. He thinks itÍs going to be a great week filled with junk food, movies, and staying up late. æBut it turns out to be anything but fun when TJ hears a nasty rumor about . . . himself! When he tries to get to the bottom of it, he accidentally starts another rumor! æWill Dad come home in time to help straighten up both messes or will TJ Trapper be forced to zap the rumors all by himself? Calico Chapter Books is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO Group. Grades 2-5.

The Rumor

The Rumor


  • Author : Anushka Ravishankar
  • Publisher : Tundra Books (NY)
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN 10 : 9781770492806


The Rumor Book Description :

When ill-tempered Panduran tries to keep a secret from his gossiping neighbors in the village of Baddbaddpur, the rumor that results spins wildly out of control, until even Panduran is amused.

The Rumor Report  the Big Jump

The Rumor Report the Big Jump


  • Author : Staci Swedeen
  • Publisher : Benchmark Education Company
  • Release Date : 2011-01-01
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781450927444


The Rumor Report the Big Jump Book Description :

Kate wants to be popular like her best friend, Marisa, who lets Josh's friend know that Kate wants to go to the dance with Josh. But Josh only wants to borrow Kate's homework. Brothers Sam and David are about to zip-line through a rain forest when an emotional conflict reaches a new high among the treetops. How will these teens deal with their issues? Read the plays to find out. (Set of 6 with Teacher's Guide and Comprehension Question Card)

When Tumor Is the Rumor and Cancer Is the Answer

When Tumor Is the Rumor and Cancer Is the Answer


  • Author : Kevin P. Ryan, MD FACP COL USAF (ret)
  • Publisher : Author House
  • Release Date : 2013-03
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 428
  • ISBN 10 : 9781481708784


When Tumor Is the Rumor and Cancer Is the Answer Book Description :

"Superb! This thoroughly delightful book explores, explains, and puts in context our biggest fear- our own mortality! The very word "Cancer" evokes a primal fear that we are all mortal and will, at some point, die. My own experience, on a personal level with cancer, access ports, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and major surgery was very sobering! Dr Kevin Ryan has given us all a new perspective on how to live with and conquer our biggest fear! This book is a must read for anyone living with cancer, their families, and the entire treatment community. When Tumor is the Rumor, and Cancer is the Answer will help each of us to triumph over this experience, regardless of the outcome!" -LT. Gen PK Carlton Jr. Surgeon General USAF (ret) "A great cancer book should reduce anxiety with authority and comprehensive information helping those confronted marshal their internal resources and conquer their fears. Does such a book exist? You are about to read it" -Maurie Markman MD FACP Senior Vice President of Clinical Affairs & National Director of Medical Oncology Cancer Treatment Centers Of America. Senior Vice President of Clinical Affairs and National Director of Medical Oncology, Cancer Treatment Centers Of America. Former Professor and Vice President of Clinical Research and Chairman of the Department of Gynecologic Medical Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center. Former Chairman of the Department of Hematology/Oncology and Director of the Taussig Cancer Center at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Former Vice-Chair, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York City, New York

Didn t You Hear the Rumor

Didn t You Hear the Rumor


  • Author : Francesca Baase
  • Publisher : Tate Publishing
  • Release Date : 2011-11-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 23
  • ISBN 10 : 9781617775260


Didn t You Hear the Rumor Book Description :

'Didn't you hear the rumor, Ally? Annabel has a pet giraffe!' Follow Ally and her friends through the school day as the rumor spreads. Will Annabel be able to set things straight? Didn't You Hear the Rumor? is a humorous story with a powerful lesson about how far the truth can be stretched.