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Girl Alone

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Men may come and men may go, but cough syrup goes on forever . . .' Cough-syrup junkie, emotionally insecure intellectual snob (she's an English literature graduate from Calcutta University), faithful advocate of the 'Why me?' brigade, Arti believes that rock bands help her get centred better than shrinks. And that large doses of D.H. Lawrence and Woody Alien dilute the emotional neediness coursing through her veins. In Bombay now, on her domineering mother's orders to get a job or else marry a loser hand-picked from the matrimonial columns, Arti's one objective (apart from bombing her Super-Bitch Boss's office) is to keep alive her unrelenting search for the man with whom she can live happily ever after. But Arti has the unique talent of always falling for the wrong men. And as she stumbles from one disastrous relationship to the next, she realizes the potency of that all-important, universal truth: men only want you when you don't want them any more . . . An irresistible blend of satiric wit, romance (not of the mushy kind) and saucy tips on surviving single in the city, Girl Alone is a rollicking read from start to finish.

Girl Alone

Author : Anne Austin
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The long, bare room had never been graced by a picture or a curtain. Its only furniture was twenty narrow iron cots. Four girls were scrubbing the warped, wide-planked floor, three of them pitifully young for the hard work, the baby of them being only six, the oldest nine. The fourth, who directed their labors, rising from her knees sometimes to help one of her small crew, was just turned sixteen, but she looked in her short, skimpy dress of faded blue and white checked gingham, not more than twelve or thirteen. "Sal-lee," the six-year-old called out in a coaxing whine, as she sloshed a dirty rag up and down in a pail of soapy water, "play-act for us, won't you, Sal-lee? 'Tend like you're a queen and I'm your little girl. I'd be a princess, wouldn't I, Sal-lee?" The child sat back on her thin little haunches, one small hand plucking at the skimpy skirt of her own faded blue and white gingham, an exact replica, except for size, of the frocks worn by the three other scrubbers. "I'll 'tend like I've got on a white satin dress, Sal-lee-" Sally Ford lifted a strand of fine black hair that had escaped from the tight, thick braid that hung down her narrow back, tucked it behind a well-shaped ear, and smiled fondly upon the tiny pleader. It was a miracle-working smile. Before the miracle, that small, pale face had looked like that of a serious little old woman, the brows knotted, the mouth tight in a frown of concentration. But when she smiled she became a pretty girl. Her blue eyes, that had looked almost as faded as her dress, darkened and gleamed like a pair of perfectly matched sapphires. Delicate, wing-like eyebrows, even blacker than her hair, lost their sullenness, assumed a lovely, provocative arch. Her white cheeks gleamed. Her little pale mouth, unpuckered of its frown, bloomed suddenly, like a tea rose opening. Even, pointed, narrow teeth, to fit the narrowness of her delicate, childish jaw, flashed into that smile, completely destroying the picture of a rather sad little old woman which she might have posed for before.

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Girl Alone An Ella Dark FBI Suspense Thriller Book 1

Author : Blake Pierce
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“A MASTERPIECE OF THRILLER AND MYSTERY. Blake Pierce did a magnificent job developing characters with a psychological side so well described that we feel inside their minds, follow their fears and cheer for their success. Full of twists, this book will keep you awake until the turn of the last page.” --Books and Movie Reviews, Roberto Mattos (re Once Gone) GIRL, ALONE (An Ella Dark FBI Suspense Thriller—Book 1) is the debut novel in a long-anticipated new series by #1 bestseller and USA Today bestselling author Blake Pierce, whose bestseller Once Gone (a free download) has received over 1,000 five star reviews. FBI Agent Ella Dark, 29, is given her big chance to achieve her life’s dream: to join the Behavorial Crimes Unit. Ella has a hidden obsession: she has studied serial killers from the time she could read, devastated by the murder of her own sister. With her photographic memory, she has obtained an encyclopedic knowledge of every serial killer, every victim and every case. Singled out for her brilliant mind, Ella is invited to join the big leagues. But when a killer strikes in the swamps of Louisiana, Ella soon comes to learn that the real thing is nothing she could expect. Face to face with a real murder, a real killer, and a real ticking clock, Ella realizes she can’t rely on her knowledge. She must learn to trust her instinct, and allow herself to enter the dark canals of a real killer’s mind. If she gets it wrong, her career is at stake. And so is the next victim’s life. Will Ella’s talent be an asset? Or the source of her downfall? A page-turning and harrowing crime thriller featuring a brilliant and tortured FBI agent, the ELLA DARK series is a riveting mystery, packed with suspense, twists and turns, revelations, and driven by a breakneck pace that will keep you flipping pages late into the night. Books #2 and #3 in the series—GIRL, TAKEN and GIRL, HUNTED—are also available.

A Girl Alone

Author : Howel Evans
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The Girl Alone

Author : Allen Dusk
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After a devastating breakup, Gabby's best friend attempts to lift her spirits by treating her to a girls' night out at the alluring new dance scene in town, Club Tryst. The next morning, Gabby awakens hungover and unable to remember anything about the previous night. Even worse, her purse is missing. Gabby retraces her steps in hopes of recovering her purse, and again finds herself inside the dance club, where the lure of the electronic dance scene bewitches her. Consumed by its nightly ritual of accepting drinks from strangers and waking ashamed beside them the next morning, her life unravels as her appetite for casual encounters blossoms. Struggling to overcome her destructive self-indulgence, she uncovers a connection between herself and Club Tryst's dark past. In order to rebuild her life, Gabby must push beyond her own sexual limits, and piece together exactly what happened the night her purse disappeared. Mystery lurks behind every corner. Every new clue leads back to the same bartender, who always seems to know what drink to pour, and every drink leads to a new sexual encounter more daring than the last. Will Gabby recover from her reckless binges and reclaim what she lost, or will she succumb to depression and spend the rest of her life drinking alone? Welcome to Club Tryst. It's ladies' night, and we have some killer drink specials during happy hour...

The Girl Who Walked Home Alone

Author : Charlotte Chandler
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Of Human Bondage, Jezebel, All About Eve, Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? Just this short list of Bette Davis' films gives an unmistakable sense of the role she played in twentieth-century cinema as one of the finest performers in Hollywood history. Drawing on an extensive series of conversations that took place during the last decade of Bette Davis' life, this biography draws heavily on the actresses own words. Looking back over the decades, from her teenage decision to become an actress to the pain and outrage over her daughter's bitter portrayal of her, Davis speaks with extraordinary candour. She explains how her father's abandonment of her a child reverberated through her four marriages, and discusses the persistent Hollywood legend that she was difficult to work with. Immersing readers in the drama and glamour of movie-making's golden age, The Girl Who Walked Home Alone is a startling portrait of an enduring icon.

A Woman Alone

Author : Nina Laurin
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A family running from danger. A house with the darkest of secrets. The compulsive new thriller from the acclaimed Nina Laurin. Cecelia, her husband and their three-year-old daughter have just moved into a new house: a fresh start after a horrific burglary the year before. This house comes with a complex security system that is supposed to make them all feel safe. Except, strange things keep happening. The security system reveals that the house had a prior occupant: Lydia. Where is she now? Cecelia is determined to discover the fate of this mysterious woman. But in doing so, she beings to realise the danger her family is in. As twist after twist catches the reader off guard, Lydia's past and Cecilia's present become inexorably entwined in this tense, page-turning novel. Reader reviews for Girl Last Seen 'Absolutely BRILLIANT' 'A dark,twisted and tense thriller that I devoured' 'This is the best thriller I've read this year. A real page turner' 'Twists and turns keep you on the edge of your seat'

Girl Alone

Author : Christa Winsloe
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Girl Alone

Author : Cathy Glass
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Aged nine Joss came home from school to discover her father's suicide. She's never gotten over it. This is the true story of Joss, 13 who is angry and out of control. At the age of nine, Joss finds her father s dead body. He has committed suicide. Then her mother remarries and Joss bitterly resents her step-father who abuses her mentally and physically. Cathy takes Joss under her wing but will she ever be able to get through to the warm-hearted girl she sees glimpses of underneath the vehement outbreaks of anger that dominate the house, and will Cathy be able to build up Joss s trust so she can learn the full truth of the terrible situation?"

The Woman Who Walked Alone

Author : Christine Wilson
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This is a true story about a farmer¿s daughter who had a rough life at an early age. There were illnesses and deaths, laughs and cries, good times and bad. She left home at 18 and moved to the city to take care of herself. She was betrayed by ones she loved. She ended up raising her four boys on her own. She dressed and educated them and bought a house to put them in. Two of the boys had drug addictions. The death of one made an impact on the other. Watching her parents suffer a death was hard for her to do. Finding her son dead was bad for her after all she had to bear. She went back to school in her older days. Her sons are good looking and smart. They make other people happy and help those that can't help themselves. This gives her happiness in her soul, like they are angels God put on earth to help those that have lost their way.

Girl Alone Joss Came Home from School to Discover Her Father S Death Angry and Hurting She S Out of Control

Author : Cathy Glass
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Aged nine Joss came home from school to discover her father's suicide. She's never got over it. This is the true story of Joss, 13 who is angry and out of control. At the age of nine, Joss finds her father s dead body. He has committed suicide. Then more recently her mother remarries and Joss bitterly resents her step-father who abuses her mentally and physically. Cathy takes Joss under her wing but will she ever be able to get through to the warm-hearted girl she sees glimpses off underneath the vehement outbreaks of anger that dominate the house and will Cathy be able to build up Joss s trust so she can learn the full truth of the terrible situation."

Solo

Author : Linda Hamalian
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I Would As Soon Put a Girl Alone Into a Closet to Meditate As Give Her Only the Society of Her Needle Maria Mitchell

Author : Massilya DESIGN
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Creative Journal

Author : Vepa Journals Creative Journal
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Grab this cute funny people girl alone hill highland mountain Journal as a gift for your daughter, son, brother, sister, girlfriend, boyfriend, wife, husband, dad, mom, aunt, uncle, grandma or grandpa who loves Animal Pet Dog Mexican Food Notebooks Usage: Gratitude Journal 5 Minute Journal Affirmation Journal Mindfulness Journal Happiness, Positivity, Mood Journal Prayer Journal Writing, Poetry Journal Travel Journal Work, Goal Journal Daily Planner Dream Journal Yoga, Fitness, Weight Loss Journal Recipe, Food Journal Password Journal Art Journal Log Book Diary Features: 6 x 9 page size 120 pages Dotted grid pages Cream/Ivory colored paper Soft cover / paperback Matte finish cover

Mobster s Girl

Author : Amy Rachiele
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Mobster Romance Book Gripping my chest is the only way to hold myself together or what’s left of me will fall out. The past week has enlightened me on one thing-I don’t care. Megan, Mobster’s Girl I didn’t even hesitate. I took two strides and blasted him in the face with my fist. He was ready for it this time-unlike in church. He tried to hit me back but I ducked and smashed him again. Antonio, Mobster’s Girl You can’t help what family you’re born into or what lies they keep from you. You can’t help it if they mold and shape you just the way they wanted. Are monsters born or made? Antonio and Megan have a timeless issue. They were told to stay away from each other. They try, they really do. But they are drawn to each other. Antonio is eighteen and the up and coming mob boss of Palmetto, New Jersey. Megan is a girl uprooted from the grassy plains of Ireland at the age of five. Now she’s seventeen and faced with horrors she never thought existed. Get caught up in an Italian Mafia Romance Novel! FREEBIE Link to a Free Mobster Romance at the end of the novel. mobster romance books, organized crime romance, mafia romance novels, free ebooks store, new adult contemporary romance novel, free mobster book, mobsters and gangsters

The American Girl at College

Author : Lida Rose McCabe
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The Girl Who Dreamed of Ships

Author : Beverly Scofield
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This is a tale about a girls dream and how she makes it come true through her own actions. She is brave, she is undoubtedly bolder than is good for her, and she achieves incredible rewards for the risks she takes. Her success is linked irrevocably to how she relates to the people who surround herand without them none of it would have been possible. Samantha Jones is a girl with a passion for ships, and she has always dreamed of going to sea. Fed by stories her uncle told since she was a little child, her dream takes her into adventures little girls rarely get to experience. Against all odds, she braves repeated rejections until, by dint of her own ingenuity, boldness and wit, she wangles a job as cabin boy on The Lady Leeward, a clipper ship engaged in trade with the Far East. The book is not an account of day-to-day life aboard ship, of the command structure or even how the sailors perform their tasks. Rather, it touches mainly on events as they involve Samantha, such as her visits when the ship makes landfall and the people who make each stop memorable. It is clear from the start that Samantha might be in over her head, though she doesnt understand this point at the time. Each day of the voyage brings her up against something thought provoking, and puzzling them out is her main occupation. At times she stumbles, for instance, over how it feels to go against so many of her mothers prohibitions. At others, her attempts to figure out how to relate to her new found shipboard friends bear confusing fruit. Always and in everything she tries to do, her deception looms over her, threatening impending discovery and the end of her dream. The tale of her adventures is a multi-layered account of a young girls transformation. Right at the beginning, she changes, almost before your eyes, from a mid-19th century girl into a rather tough-looking young sailor and manages to maintain this charade for an entire ocean voyage to China and backwell, almost all the way back, but that comes later. On the way, she struggles to deal with the guilt of leaving her family, even though she rationalizes that they will be better off without the extra mouth to feed. She also feels guilty for deceiving the people on the ship, since she lives the lie every day, and for her actions when she leaves her friend Michael wondering why she behaves as she does. In the process, she learns that there are consequences to be lived with from these decisions, and the lessons transform her from the child following rules laid down by others into a person of understanding who chooses responsibly for herself. Encountering the seamen aboard ship, entering new places and situations, meeting people with different cultures and languagesall these events change Sam Jones from a nave, unsophisticated city girl into an awakened, enlightened, world traveler. As important as it is, the physical transformation that turns a girl into a woman is almost lost to notice amid all the adventures she experiences. At the end of her adventures, Sam, her dream fulfilled, is happy to be Samantha Jones once again--and more than ready to meet whatever life brings her way. Samantha dreams, Shell always have dreams, And the ship will still fly with the wind.

The Nice Old Man and the Pretty Girl

Author : Italo Svevo
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...the sin of an old man is equal to about two sins of a young man. The fable-like story of an old man's sexual obsession with a young woman is a distillation of Italo Svevo's concerns--attraction of an older man to a younger woman, individual conscience versus social convention, and the cost of sexual desire. This novella is a marvel of psychological insight, following the man's vacillations and tortuous self-justifications to their tragic-comic end. It is presented here in a translation first commissioned and published by Virginia Woolf for her Hogarth Press. The Art of The Novella Series Too short to be a novel, too long to be a short story, the novella is generally unrecognized by academics and publishers. Nonetheless, it is a form beloved and practiced by literature's greatest writers. In the Art Of The Novella series, Melville House celebrates this renegade art form and its practitioners with titles that are, in many instances, presented in book form for the first time.

Poor Little Rich Girl

Author : Katie Flynn
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Liverpool, 1934. Hester Lowe agrees to act as governess to spoilt, self-willed, little Lonnie Hetherington-Smith when they leave India to live with Lonnie's elderly aunt in Shaw Street, Liverpool. Hester speedily realises that her new employer dislikes her niece and means to make life uncomfortable for both of them. Things improve a little when they meet the poor, but happy, Bailey family who live in a court off Heyworth Street. Hester likes Dick Bailey very much, but her employer does not permit 'followers', whilst Lonnie and young Ben Bailey are deadly enemies. Then, the regime in Shaw Street changes and Hester is forced to leave the comforts of a middle-class household to make her own way in what is, to her, a strange country... Poor Little Rich Girl is sure to please the huge and growing fanbase of one of the most popular saga authors in the country, with more than two million books sold nationwide.