The Wronged Sons is a gripping psychological thriller novel that asks what you would do if the person you loved suddenly vanished into thin air? Catherine’s cosy life as a housewife and mum-of-three is quickly thrown into disarray when husband Simon disappears without explanation. She is convinced he hasn’t left by choice as confusion and spiraling debts threaten to tear her family apart. Meanwhile Simon has begun a carefree new life travelling the world.
Dolores Von Geoff is living and working in London. She always worries about her thinning hair and exercises whenever possible to achieve her "size zero" goal. She is a "honey making money" type living in the sprawling metropolis and scoffs at anyone who she considers to be a money-grabber. After two relationships that did not end up well, Dolores is currently playing it safe. She says that for now, she is not looking for a relationship and will be cautious of men altogether.
Olisbeth Mason doesn't know it, but she is a modern-day incarnation of Athena, the Greek Goddess of wisdom. She's suffered with crippling migraines most of her life, grown up with a single father (an Army First Sergeant), and is now, at age nineteen, away from home for the first time. Olisbeth is not alone while at college, she's made two really good friends in a pair of siblings: her exuberant roommate Phoebe and her boyfriend, Arthur. Phoebe and Arthur know who and what Olisbeth is, and are hiding some dark, dangerous secrets from her.
In the first of two books, this comes to shine the light on the wife by reflecting her in the mirror of her husband. With a rather appropriate title, this book serves stockpiles of earth-shattering information, which will delight your senses, pique your fancy, and whet your appetite for more. You can never see marriage the same way after reading this book. In what has both quick read sections as well as others that are a slow read (because you will find yourself poring over and over the lines) this book definitely makes gripping reading as it serves you a full course meal.
Tony Leonitou, born in the East End of London of Cypriot parents. He was the eldest of four siblings. He worked hard to build a successful business in his chosen field, the shoe trade. He climbs the ladder to the top, but due to circumstance, he comes tumbling down hard. Tony marries along the way, but for the wrong reasons, Cypriot tradition and custom. The inevitable happens and his marriage also ends in disaster. His life takes an unexpected turn when he meets Tyrone!
Lara Hanson discovers New Mexico is not New York City as her sports car is stuck up to its hubcaps in mud on a rainy night in the middle of nowhere: no taxi, no tow truck, no cell phone service. But the situation worsens as she faces a wall of roaring chocolate water tumbling through Cherry Creek Gully towards her! It was the first mistake made by the pregnant woman who chooses to leave the big city to make a home for herself and her child on a small inherited ranch in The Land of Enchantment.
From childhood I suffered many inexplicable bouts of illness that left me in serious pain, missing school and temporarily bed-ridden. Doctors were baffled. In my forties it was finally discovered that I had a very rare liver disease. I needed several operations to stay alive at a time when liver transplants were never heard of. A brilliant surgeon kept me alive for twenty more years. Eventually I degenerated to the point where the liver began to fail completely and I had only a few months to live. I was saved by a liver transplant although I had to wait ten long months before the new liver became available.
The book encompasses five fiction stories (not interrelated) with simple narration to bring awareness about the misconceptions about kidney issues among the general populace. These are partly based on factual stories through authors' experience. The book attempts a non-technical handling of a kidney dialysis procedural issue through emotive stories. Kidney diseases, although very common, people are conscious of it the least.
When Alicia’s new client, Fabio Angelino, tells her that someone is trying to kill him and it is revealed that his father Emilio, a New York attorney of Italian descent, vanished without a trace in Sicily sixteen years previously, Alicia is convinced there is some connection between Emilio’s disappearance and Fabio’s current predicament even though the police disagree. Desperate to find answers, Alicia starts making inquiries of Emilio’s former legal colleagues but is obstructed in her attempts to obtain evidence.
Wilful Murder is part 2 of the Alicia Allen Investigates crime trilogy and sees the return of the female protagonist Alicia Allen, the Anglo-Italian lawyer based in London. When Isabelle Parker, a young Australian heiress who is about to inherit a multi-million pound fortune from her English grandfather, instructs Alicia to make her a Will in contemplation of her forthcoming marriage Alicia discovers that most of Isabelle’s family have died in unusual circumstances. Soon it becomes apparent that Isabelle’s life might also be at risk and when Isabelle’s fiancé is killed in an explosion at his artist’s studio, Alicia becomes convinced that the real target was Isabelle.