A Kiss Before Dying

A Kiss Before Dying
Author: Ira Levin
Publisher: Blackstone Publishing
Total Pages: 319
Release: 2024-04-02
Genre: Fiction

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ONE OF TIME MAGAZINE’S 100 BEST MYSTERY AND THRILLER BOOKS OF ALL TIME Iconic author Ira Levin’s Edgar Award–winning debut novel set a new standard in the art of psychological suspense. A modern classic published to rave reviews, and twice adapted for the screen, A Kiss Before Dying is a darkly thrilling, twisting tale of criminal psychopathy. Known for his looks and charm, a young man obsessed with wealth and status will stop at nothing to get what he wants. He sets his sights on a beautiful and innocent college student named Dorothy, intent on marrying her for her family’s money. But when Dorothy becomes pregnant, his careful plans start to unravel, and he begins to take cold, calculating, and drastic measures to protect his future. A Kiss Before Dying, told from multiple points of view, has thrilled millions of readers with its perfectly constructed plotting and is an acknowledged masterpiece of crime fiction. This edition includes a brand new foreword by Anthony Horowitz.

A Kiss Before You Go

A Kiss Before You Go
Author: Danny Gregory
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Total Pages: 128
Release: 2016-07-26
Genre: Art
ISBN: 1452163286

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After the loss of his wife in a tragic accident, beloved artist Danny Gregory chronicled his grief in the medium he knows best—the pages of his illustrated journals. This intimate reproduction of his journal is a stirring visual memoir of Gregory's journey towards recovery. Uniquely sincere, and by turns tender, raw, and hopeful, Gregory's idiosyncratic text and illustrations capture the darkest and lightest moments of his "year of magical drawing." Gregory's process reminds us that creative expression offers its own therapy, and that living each day to its fullest may be as simple as putting pen to paper. Anyone who has experienced loss will take solace in this refreshingly candid look at grieving, while art lovers will marvel at the artist's beautiful celebration of the power of creation.

A Kiss Before the Apocalypse

A Kiss Before the Apocalypse
Author: Thomas E. Sniegoski
Publisher: Penguin
Total Pages: 308
Release: 2008-05-06
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 1440629390

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Generations ago, angel Remiel chose to renounce heaven and live on Earth. He found a place among ordinary humans by converting himself into Boston P.I. Remy Chandler, but he can never tell anyone who he was or that he still has angelic powers. Remy can will himself invisible, speak and understand any foreign language (including any animal language), and hear the thoughts of others. All these secret powers come in handy for a private investigator, especially when the Angel of Death goes missing and he’s assigned to find him. As he gets deeper into the investigation, he realizes this is not a missing persons case but a conspiracy to destroy the human race and only Remy has the powers to stop the forces of evil.

A Kiss After Dying

A Kiss After Dying
Author: Ashok Banker
Publisher: Penguin UK
Total Pages: 325
Release: 2022-06-23
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 1405949600

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NOTHING TASTES SWEETER THAN REVENGE . . . The irresistible new thriller with a twist you'll never see coming 'An addictive thriller in which revenge is a dish best served deliciously cold' T.M. LOGAN 'Ingenious and thrilling, this novel will have your head spinning in the best possible way' SAMANTHA DOWNING 'Such thrilling, evil fun' MARIAN KEYES _________ Meet Hannah. She's quiet. She seems shy. But appearances can be misleading. Because Hannah has a plan. She's been keeping track of the people who destroyed her family. And she'll stop at nothing to get revenge. There's just one problem: Hannah has no idea who's going to be standing in her way . . . _________ 'Jaw-dropping twists' SAMANTHA BAILEY READERS LOVE A KISS AFTER DYING! 'I loved everything about this book - it's fast-paced, unpredictable and full of twists and turns. Read it. You won't regret it!' 5***** Reader Review 'A real page-turner' 5***** Reader Review 'A super smart and slick revenge thriller with an incredible kick-ass female protagonist. I loved it!' 5***** Reader Review 'A hugely addictive page-turner' 5***** Reader Review

A Lesson Before Dying

A Lesson Before Dying
Author: Ernest J. Gaines
Publisher: Vintage
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2004-01-20
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 1400077702

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NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER • A deep and compassionate novel about a young man who returns to 1940s Cajun country to visit a Black youth on death row for a crime he didn't commit. Together they come to understand the heroism of resisting. "An instant classic." —Chicago Tribune A “majestic, moving novel...an instant classic, a book that will be read, discussed and taught beyond the rest of our lives" (Chicago Tribune), from the critically acclaimed author of A Gathering of Old Men and The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman. "A Lesson Before Dying reconfirms Ernest J. Gaines's position as an important American writer." —Boston Globe "Enormously moving.... Gaines unerringly evokes the place and time about which he writes." —Los Angeles Times “A quietly moving novel [that] takes us back to a place we've been before to impart a lesson for living.” —San Francisco Chronicle

Son of Rosemary

Son of Rosemary
Author: Ira Levin
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 237
Release: 2010-04-20
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 1605989347

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The sequel to the New York Times bestseller Rosemary's Baby: a thrilling, cautionary tale of the troubling forces that war within each of us. The modern master of suspense Ira Levin returns to the horror of his 1967 groundbreaking novel Rosemary's Baby with this darkly comic sequel set at the dawn of the millennium. Thirty-three years ago, Rosemary gave birth to the Devil's child while under the control of a satanic cult of witches. Now the year is 1999, and humanity dreads the approaching twenty-first century, desperately in search of a savior for this troubled world. in New York City, rosemary's son Andy is believed to be that savior. But is he the force of good his followers accept him to be? Or is he his father's son? Rosemary and Andy will be reunited in a battle of wills that shall decide the fate of humanity—and keep readers on the edge of the seats until the final page.

Kiss Mommy Goodbye

Kiss Mommy Goodbye
Author: Joy Fielding
Publisher: Anchor Canada
Total Pages: 386
Release: 2010-12-10
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 0385669844

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Now in trade paperback for the first time from Anchor Canada, Joy Fielding's first thriller! Those goodbye kisses Donna received from her children when ex-husband Victor picked them up for their day's outing with him were for all time . . . forever. Only Donna did not know that, and the memory of her children's kisses on the day they disappeared come back to haunt her, for Victor did not return. Instead, this handsome, twisted man, who had destroyed their marriage and almost destroyed Donna's sanity, vanished with her little boy and girl. And Donna was left with a lover whose love was no longer enough, a new life that had suddenly turned agonizingly empty, and a terror-filled quest to find her children that would take her across the country and beyond the law . . .

Anna and the French Kiss

Anna and the French Kiss
Author: Stephanie Perkins
Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd
Total Pages: 346
Release: 2013-12-16
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
ISBN: 1409579956

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Anna had everything figured out – she was about to start senior year with her best friend, she had a great weekend job and her huge work crush looked as if it might finally be going somewhere... Until her dad decides to send her 4383 miles away to Paris. On her own. But despite not speaking a word of French, Anna finds herself making new friends, including Étienne St. Clair, the smart, beautiful boy from the floor above. But he's taken – and Anna might be too. Will a year of romantic near-misses end with the French kiss she's been waiting for?

Bodies from the Library: Lost Tales of Mystery and Suspense from the Golden Age of Detection

Bodies from the Library: Lost Tales of Mystery and Suspense from the Golden Age of Detection
Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
Total Pages: 284
Release: 2018-07-26
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 0008289239

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This anthology of rare stories of crime and suspense brings together 16 tales by masters of the Golden Age of Detective Fiction for the first time in book form, including a newly discovered Agatha Christie crime story that has not been seen since 1922.

A Kiss in Time

A Kiss in Time
Author: Alex Flinn
Publisher: Harper Collins
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2009-04-28
Genre: Young Adult Fiction
ISBN: 0061909718

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Talia fell under a spell . . . . Jack broke the curse. I was told to beware the accursed spindle, but it was so enchanting, so hypnotic. . . . I was looking for a little adventure the day I ditched my tour group. But finding a comatose town, with a hot-looking chick asleep in it, was so not what I had in mind. I awakened in the same place but in another time—to a stranger's soft kiss. I couldn't help kissing her. Sometimes you just have to kiss someone. I didn't know this would happen. Now I am in dire trouble because my father, the king, says I have brought ruin upon our country. I have no choice but to run away with this commoner! Now I'm stuck with a bratty princess and a trunk full of her jewels. . . . The good news: My parents will freak! Think you have dating issues? Try locking lips with a snoozing stunner who turns out to be 316 years old. Can a kiss transcend all—even time?