By Koren Zailckas
Josephine Hurst has her relatives less than regulate. With attractive daughters, a brilliantly clever son, a tech-guru of a husband and a old landmark domestic, her existence is photograph excellent. She has every thing she wishes; all she has to do is preserve it that manner. yet residing during this matriarch’s determinedly joyful, but subtly controlling area hasn’t been effortless for her family members, and while her oldest daughter, Rose, runs off with a mysterious boyfriend, Josephine tightens her grip, progressively turning her perfect domestic right into a darker kind of legal.
Resentful of her sister’s newfound freedom, Violet turns to japanese philosophy, hallucinogenic medicines, and severe fasting, finally touchdown herself within the psych ward. in the meantime, her brother Will shrinks extra right into a international of self-doubt. lately clinically determined with Aspergers and epilepsy, he’s separated from the opposite youngsters round city and is homeschooled to make sure his security. Their father, Douglas, reveals get to the bottom of within the backside of the bottle—an addict yearning his personal probability to flee. Josephine struggles to take care of the family’s impeccable façade, but if a violent incident results in a trip from baby protecting prone, the reality in regards to the Hursts may possibly eventually be published.
Read or Download Mother, Mother PDF
Similar suspense books
In his new existence as a bartender on the Little Shamrock, Dismas Hardy is simply hoping for a bit peace. He's left either the police strength and his legislation profession at the back of. regrettably it's now not as effortless to depart at the back of the reminiscence of a shattering own loss-but in the mean time, he can continually take the sting off with a stiff drink and around of darts.
Alistair MacLean - The devil Bug
Behind the locked doorways of E block within the fortress-like Mordon learn Centre, a scientist lies lifeless and a brand new toxin of terrifying strength has vanished. while the 1st letter is introduced threatening to unharness the virus, certain agent Pierre Cavell is given simply 24 hours to unravel the secret of the break-in and stop a plague-born apocalypse.
Nine-year-old Cynthia Robinson’s lifestyles was once completely basic until eventually the day she knew, with out being advised, of her parents’ drawing close divorce. From there, issues acquired stranger, and no longer basically does she have premonitions, yet she will additionally learn and effect the minds of these round her.
Cynthia isn't the just one having the ability to “weave”—all over the rustic, individuals with comparable talents fight to stability their lives with their powers. a few with this reward are weavers with darkish factors and grisly appetites who are looking to use humans like Cynthia for his or her personal purposes.
Meanwhile, a top-secret executive association, the Telekinetic examine middle, has been searching for telekinetics to exploit for its personal clandestine schedule. whilst TRC brokers research of Cynthia and her harmful pursuers, will they arrive to her rescue? Or will they seize her and take her strength for themselves?
Bode Bonner is the Republican governor of Texas. He has every thing he ever sought after: funds, strength, effect. yet whatever isn't correct in his lifestyles -- every little thing feels too settled and simple. He longs for an additional second of pleasure, yet another problem.
Lindsay Bonner is Bode's spouse, and she's bored too. Bored of Bode's womanizing, bored of the unending cocktail events and receptions. She is desirous to break away of her bland, filthy rich Texan way of life. And that second comes while she saves a terrible Hispanic boy's existence.
From that second on, not anything often is the related for Bode and Lindsay Bonner. Their lives are approximately to alter in methods they can by no means have envisioned. ..
Filled with dramatic and creative twists and turns, this is often an addictively readable novel that delves deep into the darkish center of Texas.
- The Way Home
- Haunt Me Still (Kate Stanley, Book 2)
- Garden of Shadows (Dollanganger, Book 5)
- Time Bomb (Alex Delaware, Book 5)
- Obsession (Alex Delaware, Book 21)
Extra info for Mother, Mother
She flinched. “Max, you should—” “Did you read the headlines? ” The guy had suffered for a long time. ” His eyes squeezed shut for an instant. Worry and guilt ate at him. ” “I’m getting Quinlan back. ” His gaze met hers. Samantha just stared at him, her expression worried. She doesn’t think I’ll ever see him again. And deep down, he was afraid of the same damn thing. Max drove fast. Too fast. The seatbelt cut into Sam’s shoulder as he rounded a too-sharp curve, and her breath hissed out. Her fingers were shoved in her purse, and she was sending the text on her phone as quickly as she could.
Everyone knew about Fuck ’em Frank Malone. C. Luke huffed out a breath. m. “His son is Quinlan Malone, age twenty-three. ” Now they were talking the kidnappers’ type. “Pull up everything you can on the Malones, got me? ” Luke didn’t know how Sam had found out about this guy. Usually the SSD found out too late. With the two survivors, they’d only discovered the kidnappings after the young men were back home. But for this case, if he was right, if she was right, and they were on this thing from the start— We could take the kidnappers down.
The kidnappers had been watching the house. His thundering heartbeat filled his ears. ” His eyes narrowed on Dante. ” Agent Dante didn’t move. ” Max could only shake his head. The guy didn’t get it. And Samantha—Sam—he didn’t want to think about her. “You’re going to stay with him,” Dante said to Samantha, and it seemed like an order. Wait, he was the lead agent, so it was an order. ” Max could give orders too. ” Because he was done with whatever game she was playing. The FBI could go screw off.