The Sister Book
Score: 4
From 348 Ratings

The Sister


  • Author : Louise Jensen
  • Publisher : Bookouture
  • Release Date : 2016-07-07
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 338
  • ISBN 10 : 9781786810014

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The Sister Excerpt :

‘I did something terrible Grace. I hope you can forgive me…’ Grace hasn't been the same since the death of her best friend Charlie. She is haunted by Charlie's last words, and in a bid for answers, opens an old memory box of Charlie's. It soon becomes clear there was a lot she didn't know about her best friend. When Grace starts a campaign to find Charlie's father, Anna, a girl claiming to be Charlie's sister steps forward. For Grace, finding Anna is like finding a new family, and soon Anna has made herself very comfortable in Grace and boyfriend Dan's home. But something isn't right. Things disappear, Dan's acting strangely and Grace is sure that someone is following her. Is it all in Grace's mind? Or as she gets closer to discovering the truth about both Charlie and Anna, is Grace in terrible danger? There was nothing she could have done to save Charlie... or was there? A compelling, gripping psychological thriller perfect for fans of The Girl on the Train, I Let You Go and The Girl With No Past. What people are saying about The Sister: ‘I was gripped to The Sister from the first page until the very end. I thought I had it all worked out until I was proven sooo wrong.’ Robert Bryndza ‘I could not put this book down. I neglected all the house work and put off cooking dinner until I was finished… I loved every page.’ Renee Reads ‘My eyes were racing down the pages… had me guessing right up to the very end and I had tears in my eyes as I relived Charlie's last moments… exceptional… It's an addictive page-turner that begs time and again for just one more chapter until the whole book has been devoured and thoroughly enjoyed.’ The Book Magnet ‘Wow! What an amazing debut novel! Full of intense twists! Fantastic book to start off summer reading! Highly recommend.’ Loud and Proud Book Junkie, 5 stars ‘I loved this book, it grabbed me right from the beginning.' Beady Jans Books 'I genuinely struggled to put this book down… I can't recommend

The Sister Book Book

The Sister Book


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2018-04-17
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316265218

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The Sister Book Excerpt :

Bestselling and beloved creator Todd Parr brings his trademark wit and wisdom to this celebration of all different kinds of sisters! Some sisters are big. Some sisters are little. Some sisters want to be scientists. Some sister want to be mermaids. All sisters are a special part of your family! Following up on his family classics The Mommy Book, The Daddy Book, The Grandma Book, and The Grandpa Book, Todd Parr turns to siblings! With his trademark childlike art, Todd celebrates all different kinds of sisters. Whether they are older or younger, enjoy helping in the kitchen or the garage, live with you or live far away, sisters are always a special part of your family. This sibling celebration is perfect for sisters of all ages, and for older girls and boys who are expecting a new little one.

Howard and His Teacher  The Sister s Influence  and Other Stories Book

Howard and His Teacher The Sister s Influence and Other Stories


  • Author : Madeline Leslie
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1860
  • Genre: Christian life
  • Pages : 268
  • ISBN 10 : UIUC:30112002081039

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Howard and His Teacher The Sister s Influence and Other Stories Excerpt :

Howard and his teacher -- The sister's influence -- Faithful Hannah -- The stolen dress -- Willie and his mother.

The Behaviour Of Moths Book

The Behaviour Of Moths


  • Author : Poppy Adams
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2012-07-05
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9781405520065

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The Behaviour Of Moths Excerpt :

From her lookout on the first floor, Ginny watches and waits for her younger sister to return to the crumbling mansion that was once their idyllic childhood home. Vivien has not set foot in the house since she left, forty-seven years ago; Ginny, the reclusive moth expert, has rarely ventured outside it. But with Vivien's arrival, dark, unspoken secrets surface. Told in Ginny's unforgettable voice, this debut novel tells a disquieting story of two sisters and the ties that bind - sometimes a little too tightly.

Burial Book
Score: 4.5
From 9 Ratings

Burial


  • Author : Neil Cross
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2009-01-05
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9781847376336

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Burial Excerpt :

*** SOON TO BE A MAJOR TV SERIES *** From the highly acclaimed writer of Luther and Hard Sun, Burial is a novel about guilt, secrets and trying to stay alive. 'Stunning' Peter James What do you do when a secret comes back to haunt you, threatening to destroy every aspect of your life? Nathan has never been able to forget the worst night of his life: the party that led to the sudden, shocking death of a young woman. Only he and Bob, an untrustworthy old acquaintance, know what really happened and they have resolved to keep it that way. But one rainy night, years later, Bob appears at Nathan's door with terrifying news, and old wounds are suddenly reopened, threatening to tear Nathan's whole world apart. Because Nathan has his own secrets now. And Bob doesn't realise just how far Nathan will go to protect them… A gripping contemporary thriller, Burial is both chilling and utterly compelling, and is being developed for television with the title Because the Night. Praise for Burial: 'His most terrifying... scariest and most satisfying yet' Time Out 'Burial is a terrifically scary and all too believable tale. It's brilliantly written in taut, humorous prose, while being exceptionally well observed and paced. Quite brilliant' Daily Mirror 'Burial is not only a page-turner, but also a sensitive and atmospheric portrayal of a man at the end of his tether... Creepy, unsettling, and subtle' Guardian 'This compulsive page-turner is a thrilling read and you can see why Neil Cross is the lead scriptwriter for the incredibly successful Spooks' The Sun 'An intelligent, tightly written page-turner’ Daily Mail 'A skillfully-told and macabre story for fans of Hitchcock… Cross marries literary values to the page-turning crime narrative' Independent

The Sister Who Ate Her Brothers  And Other Gruesome Tales Book

The Sister Who Ate Her Brothers And Other Gruesome Tales


  • Author : Jen Campbell
  • Publisher : Thames & Hudson
  • Release Date : 2021-11-23
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 120
  • ISBN 10 : 9780500777831

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The Sister Who Ate Her Brothers And Other Gruesome Tales Excerpt :

Jen Campbell's collection of terrifyingly gruesome tales lends a modern edge to fairy tale collections for young readers. Drawing on her extensive knowledge of fairy tale history, Campbell's stories undo the censoring, gender stereotyping and twee endings of more modern children's fairy tales, to return both classic and little-known stories to their grim versions, whilst celebrating a diverse range of characters. Featuring 14 short stories from around the globe, The Sister Who Ate Her Brothers is illustrated in a contemporary style by Canadian comic artist Adam de Souza. De Souza's brooding illustrations are a highly original blend of 19th-century Gothic engravings and moody film noir graphic novels. Beautifully produced in a hardback format with a rose gold ribbon marker, The Sister Who Ate Her Brothers is a truly thrilling gift.

The Good Sister Book

The Good Sister


  • Author : Sally Hepworth
  • Publisher : Large Print Press
  • Release Date : 2022-05-04
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 1432897675

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The Good Sister Excerpt :

THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A stunningly clever thriller made doubly suspenseful by not one, but two unreliable narrators.--People Sally Hepworth, the author of The Mother-In-Law delivers a knock-out of a novel about the lies that bind two sisters in The Good Sister. There's only been one time that Rose couldn't stop me from doing the wrong thing and that was a mistake that will haunt me for the rest of my life. Fern Castle works in her local library. She has dinner with her twin sister Rose three nights a week. And she avoids crowds, bright lights, and loud noises as much as possible. Fern has a carefully structured life and disrupting her routine can be...dangerous. When Rose discovers that she cannot get pregnant, Fern sees her chance to pay her sister back for everything Rose has done for her. Fern can have a baby for Rose. She just needs to find a father. Simple. Fern's mission will shake the foundations of the life she has carefully built for herself and stir up dark secrets from the past, in this quirky, rich, and shocking story of what families keep hidden.

The First Sister Book
Score: 3.5
From 4 Ratings

The First Sister


  • Author : Linden A. Lewis
  • Publisher : Skybound Books
  • Release Date : 2021-02-23
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 9781982127008

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The First Sister Excerpt :

Combining the social commentary of The Handmaid’s Tale with the white-knuckled thrills of Red Rising, this epic space opera filled with “lush prose” (Publishers Weekly) follows a comfort woman as she claims her agency, a soldier questioning his allegiances, and a non-binary hero out to save the solar system. First Sister has no name and no voice. As a priestess of the Sisterhood, she travels the stars alongside the soldiers of Earth and Mars—the same ones who own the rights to her body and soul. When her former captain abandons her, First Sister’s hopes for freedom are dashed when she is forced to stay on her ship with no friends, no power, and a new captain—Saito Ren—whom she knows nothing about. She is commanded to spy on Captain Ren by the Sisterhood, but soon discovers that working for the war effort is much harder when you’re falling in love. Lito val Lucius climbed his way out of the slums to become an elite soldier of Venus but was defeated in combat by none other than Saito Ren, resulting in the disappearance of his partner, Hiro. When Lito learns that Hiro is both alive and a traitor to the cause, he now has a shot at redemption: track down and kill his former partner. But when he discovers recordings that Hiro secretly made, Lito’s own allegiances are put to the test. Ultimately, he must decide between following orders and following his heart. With “a layered, action-filled plot and diverse characters” (Library Journal), The First Sister explores the power of technology, colonization, race, and gender and is perfect for fans of James S.A. Corey, Chuck Wendig, and Jay Posey.

Luther Book

Luther


  • Author : Neil Cross
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2012-09-04
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9781451673111

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Luther Excerpt :

A brilliant standalone novel hailed as “some of the best crime fiction to hit bookstores this year” (Hollywood Reporter) and a prequel to the hit BBC America TV show Luther, by the Edgar Award–winning creator and sole writer of the show. Is Luther a force for good or a man hell-bent on self-destruction? Meet Detective Chief Inspector John Luther. He’s a homicide detective with an extraordinary case-clearance rate. He’s obsessive, instinctive, and intense. Nobody who ever stood at his side has a bad word to say about him. And yet there are rumors that Luther is bad—not corrupt, but tormented. After years of chasing the most depraved criminals in London’s gritty underworld, he seethes with a hidden fury he can barely control, making him do things any other detective wouldn’t and shouldn’t do. Luther: The Calling is the story of the serial killer case that tore Luther’s personal and professional relationships apart and propelled him over the precipice—beyond fury, beyond vengeance, all the way to the other side of the law. Luther: The Calling, the first in a new series of novels featuring DCI John Luther, takes us into Luther’s past and into his mind. It is the story of the serial killer case that tore his personal and professional relationships apart and propelled him over the precipice—beyond fury, beyond vengeance, all the way to the other side of the law. Is Luther a force for good or a man hell-bent on self-destruction? Edgar Award–winning writer Neil Cross has created one of the most compelling characters in modern crime fiction. Luther: The Calling is a compulsively readable novel by the writer hailed by The Guardian as “Britain’s own Stephen King.”

Give Your Other Vote to the Sister Book

Give Your Other Vote to the Sister


  • Author : Debbie Marshall
  • Publisher : University of Calgary Press
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 354
  • ISBN 10 : 9781552382288

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Give Your Other Vote to the Sister Excerpt :

Give Your Other Vote to the Sister tells the story of Roberta MacAdams, the first woman elected to the Alberta legislature. In fact, she was one of the first two women elected to a legislature anywhere in the British Empire. Her triumph was extraordinary for many reasons. Not only did she run while serving as a nursing sister overseas during the Great War, but over 90 per cent of her electors were men--Alberta soldiers stationed in England and in the muddy trenches of the Western Front. Give Your Other Vote to the Sister describes MacAdams' journey overseas, her work at a large military hospital in London, and the personal sacrifices she endured during the war. It also chronicles Debbie Marshall's own journey to reclaim MacAdams' life, one that took her across Canada and to the places where MacAdams lived and worked in England and France. It was a search that would change her own perceptions about how and why so may women willingly participated in the world's first "great war."

The Sisters Book
Score: 5
From 2 Ratings

The Sisters


  • Author : Claire Douglas
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2015-05-05
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 10 : 0007594410

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The Sisters Excerpt :

One had a secret. One lost her mind. One died. After the tragic death of her twin sister and a subsequent breakdown, Abi has moved to Bath to make a fresh start. But wherever she goes, she's haunted by the memory of Lucy, and can't stop herself from searching fruitlessly for her sister's face in crowds. One day she meets Bea -- a girl with an uncanny resemblance to Lucy and Bea's twin brother, Ben, with whom she feels an irresistible attraction. Before long, Bea has invited Abi to live in their townhouse, which places Abi's budding relationship with Ben under strain. But Bea has a secret to hide that she'll do anything to protect, and as Abi falls deeper in love with Ben, things in the house take a turn for the worse. Slowly, Abi begins to unravel, and must question everything she thought she knew about her new friends -- and about herself.

Heart Sister Book
Score: 4
From 4 Ratings

Heart Sister


  • Author : Michael F. Stewart
  • Publisher : Orca Book Publishers
  • Release Date : 2020-08-04
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9781459824898

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Heart Sister Excerpt :

After his twin sister, Minnie, dies in an accident, Emmitt's world goes sideways. He’s lost his best friend and it feels like the family is falling apart without her. But Minnie was an organ donor and Emmitt soon receives an anonymous thank you letter from one of the transplant recipients. Inspiration strikes, and he decides to try and put his sister back together, in spirit. He’s going to track down each organ recipient and film them to show his parents the results of Minnie’s selfless act and help them move on. But when each recipient falls short of his expectations and the star of his film, the girl who received his sister’s heart, refuses to meet him, Emmitt has to turn to extreme measures to find her. What he doesn’t know is that his "heart sister" is hiding an agonizing secret, one that could push Emmitt to the breaking point. Orca Book Publishers is proud to offer this early ebook edition as part of our new Digital First initiative, with the release of the print edition to follow.

The Sister Book

The Sister


  • Author : Erica Tran
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019-02-09
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 241
  • ISBN 10 : 1793143293

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The Sister Excerpt :

Ever since her older brother passed away, Cara Carson has been paralyzed by grief. Without college, a job, or anything to look forward to, it seems Cara's summer will last forever. But when she volunteers for a camp that pairs teenagers with underprivileged children, Cara finds herself matched with the energetic and enthusiastic Gabby, who has a secret at home that sends Cara reeling. To help this little girl with such an enormous capacity for love, Cara must open herself to the emotions she's pushed down for years. She will have to accept her past to pave the way for her future--and for Gabby's.

The Sister Queens Book
Score: 4
From 12 Ratings

The Sister Queens


  • Author : Sophie Perinot
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2012-03-06
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 528
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101577288

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The Sister Queens Excerpt :

Patient, perfect, and used to being first, Marguerite becomes Queen of France. But Louis IX is a religious zealot who denies himself the love and companionship his wife craves. Can she borrow enough of her sister's boldness to grasp her chance for happiness in a forbidden love? Passionate, strong-willed, and stubborn, Eleanor becomes Queen of England. Henry III is a good man, but not a good king. Can Eleanor stop competing with her sister and value what she has, or will she let it slip away? The Sister Queens is historical fiction at its most compelling, and is an unforgettable first novel.