“Because they are two sets of twins,the four Latimer sisters are as close as can be.Yet these vivacious young women each have their own dreams for themselves: Edda wants to be a doctor, Tufts wants to organize everything,Grace won’t be told what to do,and Kitty wishes to be known for something other than her beauty.They are famous throughout New South Wales for their beauty, wit,and ambition,but as they step into womanhood,they are not enthusiastic about the limited prospects life holds for them.
Together they decide to enroll in a training program for nurses,a new option for women of their time, who have previously been largely limited to the role of wives,and preferably mothers.As the Latimer sisters become immersed in hospital life and the demands of their training,they meet people and encounter challenges that spark new maturity and independence.They meet men from all walks of life local farmers,their professional colleagues,and even men with national roles and reputations and each sister must make weighty decisions about what she values most.The results are sometimes happy,sometimes heartbreaking, but always . . . bittersweet.
AUTHOR: COLLEEN MCCULLOUGH
NOWHERE TO HIDE…. NO ONE TO TRUST……..
FBI agent Ren Bryce’s hunt for some of the country’s most dangerous killers is about to turn into a nightmare.There is unfinished business between Ren and those she is pursuing,and soon she is forced to confront both personal and professional traumas.Then someone close to Ren is murdered and secrets from her past look set to be revealed,throwing her into a world of fear,paranoia and danger.Dark forces are at work and someone is determined to destroy Ren’s life.But time is running out and Ren must catch a killer before he catches her…
AUTHOR: ALEX BARCLAY
TITLE: TIME OF DEATH
Jenny is a successful family doctor,the mother of three great teenagers,married to a celebrated neurosurgeon.But when her youngest child,fifteen-year-old Naomi,doesn’t come home after her school play,Jenny’s seemingly ideal life begins to crumble.The authorities launch a nationwide search with no success.Naomi has vanished,and her family is broken.
As the months pass,the worst-case scenarios kidnapping,murder seem less plausible.The trail has gone cold.Yet,for a desperate Jenny,the search has barely begun.More than a year after her daughter’s disappearance,she’s still digging for answers and what she finds disturbs her.Everyone she’s trusted,everyone she thought she knew,has been keeping secrets,especially Naomi.Piecing together the traces her daughter left behind,Jenny discovers a very different Naomi from the girl she thought she’d raised.Jenny knows she’ll never be able to find Naomi unless she uncovers the whole truth about her daughter a twisting,painful journey into the past that will lead to an almost unthinkable revelation. . . .
AUTHOR: JANE SHEMILT
In the early hours of a summer morning,a young woman steps into the path of an oncoming bus.A tragic accident? Or suicide?
At the center of this puzzle is Adrian Wolfe,a successful architect and grief-stricken widower,who,a year after his third wife’s death,begins to investigate the cause.As Adrian looks back on their brief but seemingly happy marriage,disturbing secrets begin to surface.The divorces from his two previous wives had been amicable,or so it seemed;his children,all five of them,were resilient as ever,or so he thought.But something,or someone,must have pushed Maya over the edge…
AUTHOR: LISA JEWELL
TITLE: THE THIRD WIFE
In her eyes, he would always be the same…
Twenty-four-year-old Maggie Jacobs had lived a life of heartache and pain.After losing the one and only man she ever loved to incurable cancer,she went on to take a job working for PGI Corporation in hopes she could find a cure in honor of him one day.Little did she know her very working there could be the difference between life and death.
Killer was just that a killer.He lived for the moments when he could break bones and bring other’s nightmares to life.After all,isn’t that what they wanted from him? Genetically altered by the government,stripped of all his own memories,Killer heads down a dark and dangerous road. Memories evade his mind, but nothing sticks out quite like the girl in his dreams.With her dark brown hair and eyes,she’s a danger to his heart,but a victim to his rage.He knows she has the answers to his past.If he gets his hands on her,she will never be seen again.Secrets,lies,and the sweetest of betrayals encompass them.Can Killer find his way through the rage and back to Maggie or is it too late? Can someone who is hell bent on being broken truly be saved?
AUTHOR: J. L. BECK
TITLE: PROJECT KILLER