Letters to the Lost

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Author: Brigid Kemmerer

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN: 1681190095

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 304

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Juliet Young always writes letters to her mother, a world-traveling photojournalist. Even after her mother's death, she leaves letters at her grave. It's the only way Juliet can cope. Declan Murphy isn't the sort of guy you want to cross. In the midst of his court-ordered community service at the local cemetery, he's trying to escape the demons of his past. When Declan reads a haunting letter left beside a grave, he can't resist writing back. Soon, he's opening up to a perfect stranger, and their connection is immediate. But neither Declan nor Juliet knows that they're not actually strangers. When life at school interferes with their secret life of letters, sparks will fly as Juliet and Declan discover truths that might tear them apart.

Letters to the Lost

A Novel

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Author: Iona Grey

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 1466874686

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

View: 4499

An accomplished novel from a talented writer, Letters to the Lost is a stunning, emotional love story. Iona Grey's prose is warm, evocative, and immediately engaging; her characters become so real you can't bear to let them go. I promised to love you forever, in a time when I didn't know if I'd live to see the start of another week. Now it looks like forever is finally running out. I never stopped loving you. I tried, for the sake of my own sanity, but I never even got close, and I never stopped hoping either. Late on a frozen February evening, a young woman is running through the streets of London. Having fled from her abusive boyfriend and with nowhere to go, Jess stumbles onto a forgotten lane where a small, clearly unlived in old house offers her best chance of shelter for the night. The next morning, a mysterious letter arrives and when she can't help but open it, she finds herself drawn inexorably into the story of two lovers from another time. In London 1942, Stella meets Dan, a US airman, quite by accident, but there is no denying the impossible, unstoppable attraction that draws them together. Dan is a B-17 pilot flying his bomber into Europe from a British airbase; his odds of survival are one in five. In the midst of such uncertainty, the one thing they hold onto is the letters they write to each other. Fate is unkind and they are separated by decades and continents. In the present, Jess becomes determined to find out what happened to them. Her hope—inspired by a love so powerful it spans a lifetime—will lead her to find a startling redemption in her own life in this powerfully moving novel.

The Lost Letters of William Woolf

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Author: Helen Cullen

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 1488096732

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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Lost letters have only one hope for survival… The Dead Letters Depot Inside the walls of a converted tea factory, letter detectives work to solve mysteries of fate: missing zip codes, illegible handwriting, rain-smudged ink, lost address labels, torn packages, forgotten street names—these are the culprits behind missed birthdays, broken hearts, unheard confessions, pointless accusations, unpaid bills and unanswered prayers. But when letter detective William Woolf discovers letters addressed simply to “My Great Love,” his work takes on new meaning. Written by a woman to the soul mate she hasn’t met yet, the missives capture William’s heart in ways he didn’t know possible, and he must embark on a journey to solve what may be the most important mystery to come his way. Helen Cullen’s The Lost Letters of William Woolf is an enchanting novel about the resilience of the human heart and the complex ideas we hold about love—and a passionate ode to the art of letter writing.

The Lost Letters of Pergamum

A Story from the New Testament World

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Author: Bruce W. Longenecker

Publisher: Baker Academic

ISBN: 1493405004

Category: Religion

Page: 208

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A Fascinating Glimpse into the World of the New Testament Transported two thousand years into the past, readers are introduced to Antipas, a Roman civic leader who has encountered the writings of the biblical author Luke. Luke's history sparks Antipas's interest, and they begin corresponding. While the account is fictional, the author is a highly respected New Testament scholar who weaves reliable historical information into a fascinating story, offering a fresh, engaging, and creative way to learn about the New Testament world. The first edition has been widely used in the classroom (over 30,000 copies sold). This updated edition, now with improved readability and narrative flow, will bring the social and political world of Jesus and his first followers to life for many more students of the Bible.

The Lost Love Letters of Heloise and Abelard

Perceptions of Dialogue in Twelfth-Century France

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Author: Constant Mew

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137059214

Category: PHILOSOPHY

Page: 421

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This new edition offers fascinating insights into one of the most celebrated love affairs of the Middle Ages. A new chapter charts the debate about the letters and offers fresh evidence to attribute them to Abelard and Heloise. The complete Latin text is reproduced with an annotated translation by Chiavaroli and Mews.

Letters from the Lost

A Memoir of Discovery

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Author: Helen Waldstein Wilkes

Publisher: Athabasca University Press

ISBN: 1897425538

Category: History

Page: 280

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On March 15, 1939, as Hitler's army rolled into Prague, Helen Waldstein's father snatched the last exit visa from a distracted clerk and fled with wife and child. Only letters from the rest of their family could follow as the Nazis closed in. Through the war years, letters kept coming to the southern Ontario farm where Helen's small family learned to speak English, to be Canadian farmers, and to forget they were Jewish. Helen did not notice when the letters stopped coming, but they surfaced intermittently until she couldn't ignore them anymore. Reading the letters changed everything. As her past refused to keep silent, Helen followed the trail of letters back to Europe to find living witnesses of what the letters related. She has here interwoven their stories and her own in an engrossing narrative of suffering and rescue, survivor guilt and overcoming obstacles to intergenerational dialogue about a traumatic past.

Dear Charlie

letters to a lost daughter

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Author: Reg Thompson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780719563485

Category: Bereavement

Page: 318

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On 3rd December 2005, 13-year-old Charlotte Thompson and her school friend were killed by a train at Elsenham station in Essex. They were crossing the tracks to catch a train to Cambridge, there was no footbridge at the station. Charlie's father began writing letters to his lost daughter, this volume contains some of them.

Thicker Than Water

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Author: Brigid Kemmerer

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 0758294417

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 336

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When Thomas Bellweather is framed for his mother's murder, the only person who believes him is Charlotte Rooker, whose friend was murdered similarly twenty years ago, and both investigate to find answers that may get them killed.

The Lost Letters of William Shakespeare

The Undiscovered Diary of His Strange Eventful Life and Loves

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Author: Terry Tamminen

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780999736807

Category:

Page: N.A

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Adaptation of newly-discovered letters that may have been written by William Shakespeare and have never before been published. He writes of his journey from country youth to celebrated London playwright and some astonishing events along the way, including an attempt to travel to the Americas to seek his fortune and a love affair with a remarkable woman of Jewish descent.

Letters to a Lost Friend

The Book I Never Intended to Write

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Author: L. L. Crews

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781985201736

Category:

Page: 248

View: 1114

"What do you say at the end of a friendship? The fucking awful truth is that most people don't get the chance to say anything at all."

The Lost Letters

Absolutely heartbreaking wartime fiction about love and family secrets

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Author: Sarah Mitchell

Publisher: Bookouture

ISBN: 1786814528

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

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A Curse So Dark and Lonely

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Author: Brigid Kemmerer

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN: 1681195097

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 384

View: 5992

In a lush, contemporary fantasy retelling of Beauty and the Beast, Brigid Kemmerer gives readers another compulsively readable romance perfect for fans of Marissa Meyer. Fall in love, break the curse. It once seemed so easy to Prince Rhen, the heir to Emberfall. Cursed by a powerful enchantress to repeat the autumn of his eighteenth year over and over, he knew he could be saved if a girl fell for him. But that was before he learned that at the end of each autumn, he would turn into a vicious beast hell-bent on destruction. That was before he destroyed his castle, his family, and every last shred of hope. Nothing has ever been easy for Harper Lacy. With her father long gone, her mother dying, and her brother barely holding their family together while constantly underestimating her because of her cerebral palsy, she learned to be tough enough to survive. But when she tries to save someone else on the streets of Washington, DC, she's instead somehow sucked into Rhen's cursed world. Break the curse, save the kingdom. A prince? A monster? A curse? Harper doesn't know where she is or what to believe. But as she spends time with Rhen in this enchanted land, she begins to understand what's at stake. And as Rhen realizes Harper is not just another girl to charm, his hope comes flooding back. But powerful forces are standing against Emberfall . . . and it will take more than a broken curse to save Harper, Rhen, and his people from utter ruin.

Eloise

Letters to a Lost Child

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Author: Loïse Lavallée

Publisher: Insomniac Press

ISBN: 1897415958

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 170

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On May 7, 1978 a drunk driver ran down a mother and her two children. Lo-se Lavall(r)e's life was changed forever. She and her four-year-old son were not badly hurt, but her seven-month-old daughter was severely injured. Both of elo-se's legs were broken, her back was broken and a vertebra in her neck was crushed. Two months after the accident, during another long and painful surgery, oxygen was cut off to elo-se's brain and she suffered severe brain damage. elo-se would never walk, talk or see again. For the next twelve years elo-se needed constant medical attention, numerous corrective surgeries and help in every aspect of daily life."

To the Letter

A Celebration of the Lost Art of Letter Writing

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Author: Simon Garfield

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1592408826

Category: History

Page: 464

View: 3771

An ode to the dwindling art of letter writing explores its potential salvation in the digital age, chronicling the history of letter writing as reflected by love letters, chain mail and business correspondence while surveying the role that letters have played as literary devices for several centuries. 50,000 first printing.

Dating Disasters of Emma Nash

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Author: Chloe Seager

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 1488095221

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 304

View: 9555

Don’t miss the laugh-out-loud novel of the year! Online, you can choose who you want to be. If only real life were so easy… Emma Nash may be down, but after months of wallowing, stalking her ex online and avoiding showering—because, really, who’s going to care?—Emma’s ready to own her newly single status, get out with her friends and chronicle her dating adventures on her private blog. But life online doesn’t always run smoothly. Stumbling upon her mother’s Tinder dating profile, getting catfished and accidentally telling the entire world why her ex-boyfriend Leon’s not worth any girl’s…um…time… Okay, those were disasters. But surely nothing else can go wrong? Filled with fun, flirty encounters and heartwarming friendships, Dating Disasters of Emma Nash will shock and delight scores of readers looking for something fresh.

The lost letters of Jenny Lind

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Author: Jenny Lind,Amalia Wichmann

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 159

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The Bicycle Spy

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Author: Yona Zeldis McDonough

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 0545851823

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 208

View: 4114

Marcel loves riding his bicycle, whether he's racing through the streets of his small town in France or making bread deliveries for his parents' bakery. He dreams of someday competing in the Tour de France, the greatest bicycle race. But ever since Germany's occupation of France began two years ago, in 1940, the race has been canceled. Now there are soldiers everywhere, interrupting Marcel's rides with checkpoints and questioning. Then Marcel learns two big secrets, and he realizes there are worse things about the war than a canceled race. When he later discovers that his friend's entire family is in imminent danger, Marcel knows he can help -- but it will involve taking a risky bicycle ride to pass along covert information. And when nothing ends up going according to plan, it's up to him to keep pedaling and think quickly... because his friend, her family, and his own future hang in the balance.

Girl Having a Ball

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Author: Rhoda Baxter

Publisher: Choc Lit Limited

ISBN: 1781893039

Category: Fiction

Page: 231

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In this British romantic comedy, an aspiring party planner’s first charity ball is an occasion for love . . . Leaving her dead-end job to pursue a career in event management, Stevie Winfield is determined to prove that she can make it on her own. Life is going to be a ball—and Stevie’s going to organize it. On her first assignment, a charity soirée at a manor in Oxford, she has plenty to think about without Tom Blackwood showing up. The client’s son also happens to be Stevie’s old teenage crush. These days, Tom is pushing himself to become the success his mother wants. When he learns that a friend’s sister, “poor needy little Stevie,” is in charge of his mother’s event, he dashes home to ward off disaster. But Stevie isn’t so needy anymore. She’s grown into a sexy, self-assured young woman. And while she isn’t about to let anyone get in the way of her dream, she just might have time to plan a party for two . . . Shortlisted for the 2017 Romantic Comedy Award from the Romantic Novelists’ Association, Girl Having a Ball is the second in Rhoda Baxter’s Smart Girls series.

Letters From A Lost Generation

First World War Letters of Vera Brittain and Four Friends

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Author: Mark Bostridge,Alan Bishop

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0349007713

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 448

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Nothing in the papers, not the most vivid and heart-rending descriptions, have made me realise war like your letters' Vera Brittain to Roland Leighton, 17 April 1915. This selection of letters, written between 1913 & 1918, between Vera Brittain and four young men - her fiance Roland Leighton, her brother Edward and their close friends Victor Richardson & Geoffrey Thurlow present a remarkable and profoundly moving portrait of five young people caught up in the cataclysm of total war. Roland, 'Monseigneur', is the 'leader' & his letters most clearly trace the path leading from idealism to disillusionment. Edward, ' Immaculate of the Trenches', was orderly & controlled, down even to his attire. Geoffrey, the 'non-militarist at heart' had not rushed to enlist but put aside his objections to the war for patriotism's sake. Victor on the other hand, possessed a very sweet character and was known as 'Father Confessor'. An important historical testimony telling a powerful story of idealism, disillusionment and personal tragedy.

Letters to a Young Writer

Some Practical and Philosophical Advice

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Author: Colum McCann

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 0399590811

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 192

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From the bestselling author of the National Book Award winner Let the Great World Spin comes a lesson in how to be a writer—and so much more than that. Intriguing and inspirational, this book is a call to look outward rather than inward. McCann asks his readers to constantly push the boundaries of experience, to see empathy and wonder in the stories we craft and hear. A paean to the power of language, both by argument and by example, Letters to a Young Writer is fierce and honest in its testament to the bruises delivered by writing as both a profession and a calling. It charges aspiring writers to learn the rules and even break them. These fifty-two essays are ultimately a profound challenge to a new generation to bring truth and light to a dark world through their art. Praise for the fiction of Colum McCann Let the Great World Spin Winner of the National Book Award “One of the most electric, profound novels I have read in years.”—Jonathan Mahler, The New York Times Book Review “There’s so much passion and humor and pure life force on every page that you’ll find yourself giddy, dizzy, overwhelmed.”—Dave Eggers TransAtlantic Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize and shortlisted for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award “Reminiscent of the finest work of Michael Ondaatje and Michael Cunningham.”—O: The Oprah Magazine “Another sweeping, beautifully constructed tapestry of life . . . Reading McCann is a rare joy.”—The Seattle Times Thirteen Ways of Looking A New York Times Notable Book of the Year “The irreducible mystery of human experience ties this small collection together, and in each of these stories McCann explores that theme in strikingly effective ways.”—The Washington Post “Extraordinary . . . incandescent.”—Chicago Tribune