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To Kill a Rose By Kelly Roe
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Tommy was born into a world of secrecy and seclusion. His villainous father long dead and his mother a drug addicted prostitute that kept his existence unknown from the outside world seemed normal to... More > him. Until his mother hires Kira, A sweet loving teenager that shows him a kindness he has never known. Tommy has never been happier until his mother’s jealously causes fatal tragedy to strike and bring his small world crashing down.< Less
To Kill A Rose By Kelly Roe
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Tommy was born into a world of secrecy and seclusion. His villainous father long dead and his mother a drug addicted prostitute that kept his existence unknown from the outside world seemed normal to... More > him. Until his mother hires Kira, A sweet loving teenager that shows him a kindness he has never known. Tommy has never been happier until his mother’s jealously causes fatal tragedy to strike and bring his small world crashing down.< Less
To Kill A Rose By Kelly Roe
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Tommy was born into a world of secrecy and seclusion. His villainous father long dead and his mother a drug addicted prostitute that kept his existence unknown from the outside world seemed normal to... More > him. Until his mother hires Kira, A sweet loving teenager that shows him a kindness he has never known. Tommy has never been happier until his mother’s jealously causes fatal tragedy to strike and bring his small world crashing down.< Less
To Kill a Rose Large Print By Kelly Roe
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Tommy was born into a world of secrecy and seclusion. His villainous father long dead and his mother a drug addicted prostitute that kept his existence unknown from the outside world seemed normal to... More > him. Until his mother hires Kira, A sweet loving teenager that shows him a kindness he has never known. Tommy has never been happier until his mother’s jealously causes fatal tragedy to strike and bring his small world crashing down.< Less
A Poor Little Starling By Anne Tucker Dray
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Shrouded in secrecy and unwarranted shame, the story of Amelia Ellen Peters came as a surprise to her living relatives. Born in abject poverty to a single mother, who was herself orphaned at an... More > early age, this account follows the passage of Amelia Ellen through the Workhouse, various family tragedies and ultimately to her premature death in the Cornwall County Lunatic asylum in Bodmin. The fortunes of her ancestors are seen to be closely bound to the vagaries of the Cornish mining industry of the 18th and 19th centuries. The history of her hitherto unknown father also extends the story to give a glimpse into the lives of the Cornish mining communities of Australia.< Less
Professional Patient: A Memoir of Bipolar Disorder By Leesa Abbott
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As a psychologist and an individual with mental health problems, Leesa Abbott knows first-hand how difficult both of these can be. During her career, she has worked in prisons, schools, private... More > mental health clinics, and universities. As a patient, she’s been on medications, therapy couches, and mental health wards. Using life-events to show her decline into mental illness, Professional Patient illuminates an all-too-common tragedy . . . a denial of mental health issues and avoidance of help from outsiders. From significant traumas, to anorexia, substance abuse, anxiety attacks, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and facing bipolar disorder, this memoir uncovers her lifelong struggle to survive on both sides of mental illness. The secrecy, shame, stigma, and every emotion in between that she has felt are unveiled in this intriguing look at dealing with mental illness while treating others at the same time.< Less
Things That Pass By RJ Evans
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The camera doesn't lie... does it? When the president of Slodovia leads a trade delegation to London with the promise of supplying low-carbon low-cost fuel for the UK's energy-strapped power stations... More > in exchange for support in his nation's bid to join the EU, his every public appearance is tracked on television. But although he is lionized by the media, Gorkov's visit is not welcome in all quarters. Certain big business interests plot with Slodovian dissidents to wreck the talks, leading to the kidnap of a prominent government minister. As the security services struggle to resolve the issue against a background of secrecy, Cabinet intrigue and blackmail, the minister's PA is suspected of complicity in the kidnapping. His earnest but amateurish attempts to unravel the plot and protect himself and his attractive office colleague result in his own abduction and terrifying involvement in an assassination attempt. Tragedy is only averted at the eleventh hour with the help of some surprising TV images...< Less