This is going to be My Book Collection blog post! Lately I've been more into reading so I thought I would show you all the books I have. I will also write the blurb/synopsis after the book so you know what it's about.
Sophie Hannah - The Carrier
When her plane is delayed overnight, Gaby Struthers finds herself forced to share a hotel room with a stranger:
a terrified young woman names Lauren Cookson - but why is she so afraid of Gaby in particular? Lauren won't explain.
Instead, she blurts out something about an innocent man going to prison for a murder he didn't commit, and Gaby soon suspects that Lauren's presence on her flight can't be a coincidence. Because the murder victim is Francine Breary, the wife of the only man Gaby has ever truly loved.
Tim Breary has confessed, and even provided the police with evidence. The only thing he hasn't given them is a motive. He claims to have no idea why he murdered his wife . . .
Don't Look Back - S.B Hayes (a favourite)
How can somebody just disappear?
Sinead's brother Patrick is an addict. He is manipulative, controlling and dangerous. And now, he is missing.
Sinead doesn't want to play Patricks games. She wants to walk away. But she can't. The search for him leads her to a remote mansion, and to James, a boy looking for his own answers.
But even in the safety of James' arms, Sinead knows something isn't right. Patrick might have disappeared, but he is still there, somewhere. Watching her . . .
Monica Ali - Untold Story
The most famous woman in the world. Her death mourned by millions. What if she hadn't died after all...?
Kensington, Midwest America, with it's neat high street and pristine suburbs, is a quiet, unassuming town. The perfect place to start again. And so it is here that Lydia, an Englishwoman abroad, chooses to escape her past.
But, though she builds a life, forges friendships, makes a home, she cannot forget what she has left behind; her children, her family, her heritage.
Then, when a seemingly chance encounter with a paparazzo takes her by surprise, her new life, her anonymity, and her very chance of survival are thrown into doubt. Can she ever truly shake off her history...?
Jane Green - Tempting Fate
When Gabby first met Elliott, she knew he was the man for her. In twenty years of marriage she has never doubted her love for him - even when he refused to give her the one thing she still wants most of all. But now their two daughters are growing up, Gabby feels that time and her youth are slipping away. For the first time in her life she is restless. And then she meets Matt...
Intoxicated by the way this young, handsome and successful man takes her feel, Gabby is momentarily blind to what she stands to lose on this dangerous path. And in one reckless moment she destroys all that she holds dear.
Consumed by regret, Gabby does everything she can to repair the home she has broken. But are some betrayals too great to forgive?
Nicholas Sparks - Dear John (a favourite)
When John meets Savannah, he realises he is ready to make some changes. Always the angry rebel at school, he has enlisted in the army, not knowing what else to do with his life. Now he's ready to turn over a new leaf for the woman who has captured his heart.
What neither realises is that the events of 9/11 will change everything, John is prompted to re-enlist and fulfil what he feels is his duty to his country. But the lovers are young and their separation is long. Can they survive the distance?
Nicholas Sparks - The Last Song
Seventeen year old Veronica 'Ronnie' Miller's life was turned upside down when her parents divorced and her father moved from New York to Wilmington, North Carolina. Since then she has remained angry and alienated from her parents, until her mother decides she should spend the summer with her father.
Ronnie's father, a former concert pianist and teacher, is living a quiet life in the beach town, immersed in creating a work of art that will become the centrepiece of a local church.
What unfolds is an unforgettable story about love - first love and the love between parents and children - that demonstrates the many ways that relationship can break out hearts . . . and heal them.
Cathy Glass - Cut (a favourite)
Dawn absentmindedly rubbed the sleeve of the jumper on her scarred arm as though remembering.
"I'm no good at talking about my feelings, " she said quietly. "The hurt builds up inside me until I can't stand it anymore. I have to cut to let it out"
Nicholas Sparks - Safe Haven (a favourite)
Love hurts, There is nothing as painful as heartbreak. But in order to learn to love again, you must learn to trust again.
When a mysterious young woman names Katie appears in the small torn of Southport, her sudden arrival raises questions about her past. Beautiful yet unassuming, Katie is determined to avoid forming personal ties until a series of events draws her into two reluctant relationships.
Despite her reservations, Katie slowly begins to lower her guard, putting down roots in the close-knit community. But even as Katie starts to fall in love, she struggles with the dark secret that still haunts her . . .
Niki Valentine - Possessed
Who do you trust when you can no longer trust your own mind?
Emma's life has always been a struggle, but now she's been accepted at a prestigious music school, she is determined to excel. But when the impossibly chic twins, confident Sophie and quiet Matilde, come crashing into her life - surrounding her with champagne and parties -they demand Emma's full attention.
Then shy Matilde commits suicide and, shockingly, her identical twin Sophie flourishes. How strange things are happening to Emma: black outs, waking up in strange places, bizarre dreams. Something or someone, is consuming Emma's mind. Terrified, Emma begins to doubt everything and everyone around her, especially the beautiful Sophie . . .
John Green - Paper Towns
The thing about Margo Roth Spiegelman is that really all I could ever do was let her talk, and then when she stopped talking encourage her to go on, due to the fact that 1. I was incontestably in love with her, and 2. she was absolutely unprecedented in everyway, and 3. she never really asked me any questions . . .
Quentin Jacobson has always loved Margo from afar. So when she climbs through his window to summon him on an all-night road trip of revenge he cannot help but follow. But the next morning, Q turns up at school but Margo doesn't. She's left clues to her disappearance, like a trail of breadcrumbs for Q to follow. And everything leads to one unavoidable question,
Who is the real Margo?
John Green - Looking For Alaska
Alaska Young. Gorgeous, clever, funny, sexy, screwed up - and utterly fascinating. Miles Halter could not be more in love with her. But when tragedy strikes, Miles discovers the value and pain of the living and loving unconditionally.
Nothing will ever be the same.
Lesley Pearse - Forgive Me
When Eva Patterson returns home from work one day, a devastating scene awaits. Her mother, Flora, lies dead in the bath. Beside her is a note saying 'Forgive Me;.
Eva had always believed her family life to be secure, but the suicide changes everything. And when Eva discovers that Flora has left her an artist's studio in London, she realises just how little she knows about her mother.
Eva moves to London and meets Phil, her knight in shining armour, who agrees to restore the now derelict studio, as well as offering the friendship she so badly needs. It seems that in the 1960's her mother was a successful artist, and in the studio's attic Eva finds a collection of Flora's paintings and diaries, purposely left for her. A hunt for answers leads Eva to a psychic, who warns her o beware of a 'sleeping serpent'... referring to a shocking crime committed by Flora.
Will discovering the truth about her mother destroy Eva's belief in everything she holds dear? And who will stand by her when the journey leads her - and those she loves - into danger?
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