Boarding school has always been seen as an opportunity to get a good education, and to learn a bit about the realities of life.... But just what does that mean? Unfortunately in the past and possibly even still today, that has meant children having to endure a certain amount of bullying and brutality, from fellow students and also from the teaching staff! This book consists of a collection of incidents experienced by a young man called Hedge during his teenage years at boarding school.
Mystery & Thrillers
Find great mystery, thriller, crime and suspense books to read. This directory includes novels and stories written by talented authors and writers to satisfy all tastes and readers.
Several years after 9/11. Pablo de Silva, mother, a tennis champion; father, a wealthy, but now bankrupt Swiss hotelier, walks into the American embassy in Switzerland and volunteers to work for the CIA. Accepted, he does admirable work for them. Then tragedy strikes, devastating him. He becomes yesterday's man, mostly written off. Except by his CIA mentor, who gives him a second chance.
A story of spiritual warfare: the perpetual fight of good over evil in a paranormal setting with demonic forces attempting to overcome the Christians in the community. The story draws you in and holds your attention as you want to know what the final outcome will be. Who will triumph? Will the evil forces of Abaddon defeat the Christians?
The plot of Predictable Violence is intelligent and full of twists, with a reveal of whodunit that will shock. The story explores several universal themes that readers can connect to - death and loss, regret, and hatred that only harms the hater. Mackenzie Anderson’s husband and two-year old daughter were shot and killed when Mack was only nineteen years old. When the police stopped trying to find the murderer, Mack began working with a private investigator.
Broken hearts and dark shadows, will love ever find its way back to them? Fifteen years ago, Heidi Aasar fled the country, hoping to make sense of the chaos that surrounded her. A burned ex-operative, she refuses to continue hiding in the shadows. She now has the chance to right the wrongs of her dark past. Determined to find a way to redeem herself, she must first fix the loose threads she left behind so long ago.
Tinsley had always been a free spirit, until one side of her face and body got badly disfigured in an accident that killed her best friend. She’s always blamed herself for Becky’s death, as she had been the one behind the wheel. Now twenty-five, she’s down and out, most of her past friends are married or engaged, and she hardly leaves the house.
Imagine coming home one night to find that the person you love most in the world has completely vanished. There are no messages, no calls, and no communication of any kind. That person has disappeared and you have no idea why. How relieved would you be when you discover that your loved one is still alive, only to find out that they have been snatched by a ruthless, cold-blooded killer?
Alhanna is devastated by the violent loss of her loving parents. Alone and submerged in a torturous grief she learns of an Inheritance. An estate in Northern Ireland, dominated by a monstrous Tower, what awaits inside may unlock her destiny. Yet a dark malevolent force pursues her as she begins on her journey of self discovery, into the world of the supernatural...
When 18-year-old Brianne James discovers a murdered young girl at Montgomery Park – a 15-year-old who has been left for dead in the icy snow – there is only one thing she can do: search for the killer. Brianne has a nose for sleuthing. She can connect with people; even scary people like Jordan Elspie. She has the smarts to solve even the most underhanded crime, and she can solve it with or without the help of the police or her parents.
He's a good man with a dark secret. She knows it, and needs a man killed. Two months ago, Peter Robertson, 33, served on the jury that acquitted a man of murder...the murder that Peter committed. Now, having discovered Peter’s horrible secret, a former fellow juror blackmails him to kill again! In this sequel to award-winning courtroom thriller Lying in Judgment, Peter Robertson must choose between two horrible options. Both involve death and revenge.
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