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QuoteThere are two sides to every story: yours and mine, ours and theirs, His & Hers. Which means someone is always lying.Narrated alternately by two protagonists whose dubious connections to a murder victim make them instantly-unreliable guides through our story, HIS & HERS gives readers a passenger's seat on a twisty journey to find the truth about a local woman's death.
QuoteStone Bruises is a stand alone thriller that starts with the main character Sean, abandoning his bloodstained car and taking to the woods. Set in France mid summer, Sean soon is in trouble when his foot is caught in a trap. Rescued by the farms owners and hidden away in an attic it is soon apparent that the family that have taken him in, are anything but normal. Written in two time sequences we follow Sean as he recovers from his injury, and also in the events that have lead up to him being in his car in the first place (starting in London).
QuoteThis is not an easy book to get into. Lots of diverse characters and you are left trying to suss out who's who and what is happening and why so many people don't seem to like Nel and are glad she's dead. But the book does grab you. You only see glimpses, back and forth, but they are fascinating, shimmering glimpses, like trying to determine what's underneath the water.
QuoteThirteen-year-old Julie Whitaker was kidnapped from her bedroom in the middle of the night, witnessed only by her younger sister. Her family was shattered, but managed to stick together, hoping against hope that Julie is still alive. And then one night: the doorbell rings. A young woman who appears to be Julie is finally, miraculously, home safe. The family is ecstatic—but Anna, Julie's mother, has whispers of doubts. ...
Quote from: WikipédiaMandragore (original title: Alraune. Die Geschichte eines lebenden Wesens) is a novel by Hanns Heinz Ewers published in 1911. It is the most famous but also the most controversial novel by its author. It involves the character of Frank Braun, a sort of Doppelgänger of Ewers, who is present in his two other novels, The Sorcerer's Apprentice and Vampir.
Quote from: Léon TolstoïVan der Veer's refusal to obey will necessarily be followed by similar and increasingly frequent refusals. As soon as the number of these refusals is considerable, the men who, only yesterday, claimed that life without war is impossible, these same men, and they are legion, will say that for a long time already they have been proclaiming the folly and the immorality of war, and advising everyone to behave as van der Veer behaved. And then of the war and the army in the form in which they now exist, there will remain only the memory. And those times are near.