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In Bitter Chill by Sarah Ward

Title In Bitter Chill
Author Sarah Ward
Publisher Minotaur Books
Release Date 2015-09-29
Category Fiction
Total Pages 320
ISBN 9781466878082
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The deepest secrets are the ones we keep from ourselves in this richly atmospheric, compellingly written, and expertly constructed crime debut from an emerging talent. Derbyshire, 1978: a small town in the idyllic English countryside is traumatized by the kidnapping of two young schoolgirls, Rachel Jones and Sophie Jenkins. Within hours, Rachel is found wandering alone near the roadside, unharmed yet unable to remember anything, except that her abductor was a woman. No trace of Sophie is ever discovered. Present day: over thirty years later, Sophie's mother commits suicide. Detective inspector Francis Sadler and detective constable Connie Childs are assigned to look at the kidnapping again to see if modern police methods can discover something that the original team missed. Rachel, with the help of her formidable mother and grandmother, recovered from the kidnapping and has become a family genealogist. She wants nothing more than to continue living quietly beneath the radar, but the discovery of the strangled body of one of her former teachers days after the suicide brings the national media back to her doorstep. Desperate to stop a modern killer from striking again, Rachel and the police must unpick the clues to uncover what really happened all those years ago as the past threatens to engulf the present.

In Bitter Chill by Sarah Ward (British author)

Title In Bitter Chill
Author Sarah Ward (British author)
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 2015
Category Derbyshire (England)
Total Pages 314
ISBN OCLC:1204326122
Language English, Spanish, and French
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"A story of loss, family secrets, and how the darkest truths are often hidden nearest to you"--

A Deadly Thaw by Sarah Ward

Title A Deadly Thaw
Author Sarah Ward
Publisher Minotaur Books
Release Date 2016-09-27
Category Fiction
Total Pages 320
ISBN 9781466878099
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Lena Grey is found guilty of murdering her husband, who was found smothered in their bed. She offers no defense, and serves fourteen long years in prison. But within months of her release nearly two decades later, his body is found in a disused morgue, recently killed. Who was the man she killed before, and why did she lie about his identity? Detective Inspector Francis Sadler and his Derbyshire team try to discover how such a well-orchestrated deception could have occurred. DC Connie Childs is convinced that something greater than marital strife caused the murders, but before Lena can be questioned further, she vanishes. Back in Lena’s childhood home, her sister Kat, a therapist, is shocked by her sister’s duplicity. When she begins to receive mysterious packages from a young man claiming to know her sister’s location, Kat is drawn into her own investigation of her family’s well-hidden secrets. As her inquiries begin to collide with the murder investigation, a link to the sisters’ teenage lives emerges, and the line between victim and perpetrator becomes blurred in this tightly-plotted, compelling novel perfect for fans of Deborah Crombie and Sharon Bolton.

In Bitter Chill by Sarah Ward

Title In Bitter Chill
Author Sarah Ward
Publisher Thorndike Press
Release Date 2016
Category Fiction
Total Pages 534
ISBN 1410486672
Language English, Spanish, and French
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A LibraryReads PickDerbyshire, 1978: a small town is traumatized by the kidnapping of two young schoolgirls, Rachel and Sophie. Within hours Rachel is found unharmed. There is no trace of Sophie. Over thirty years later, Sophie's mother commits suicide and the police look at the kidnapping again.

In Bitter Chill by Sarah Ward

Title In Bitter Chill
Author Sarah Ward
Publisher Faber & Faber
Release Date 2015-06-30
Category Fiction
Total Pages 304
ISBN 9780571321018
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Bampton, Derbyshire, January 1978. Two girls go missing: Rachel Jones returns, Sophie Jenkins is never found. Thirty years later: Sophie Jenkins's mother commits suicide. Rachel Jones has tried to put the past behind her and move on with her life. But news of the suicide re-opens old wounds and Rachel realises that the only way she can have a future is to finally discover what really happened all those years ago. This is a story about loss and family secrets, and how often the very darkest secrets are those that are closest to you.

A Patient Fury by Sarah Ward

Title A Patient Fury
Author Sarah Ward
Publisher Faber & Faber
Release Date 2017-09-05
Category Fiction
Total Pages 368
ISBN 9780571332342
Language English, Spanish, and French
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When Detective Constable Connie Childs is dragged from her bed to the fire-wrecked property on Cross Farm Lane she knows as she steps from the car that this house contains death. Three bodies discovered - a family obliterated - their deaths all seem to point to one conclusion: One mother, one murderer. But D.C. Childs, determined as ever to discover the truth behind the tragedy, realises it is the fourth body - the one they cannot find - that holds the key to the mystery at Cross Farm Lane. What Connie Childs fails to spot is that her determination to unmask the real murderer might cost her more than her health - this time she could lose the thing she cares about most: her career.

The Shrouded Path by Sarah Ward

Title The Shrouded Path
Author Sarah Ward
Publisher Faber & Faber
Release Date 2018-09-04
Category Fiction
Total Pages 368
ISBN 9780571332434
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The past won't stay buried forever. November, 1957: Six teenage girls walk in the churning Derbyshire mists, the first chills of winter in the air. Their voices carrying across the fields, they follow the old train tracks into the dark tunnel of the Cutting. Only five appear on the other side. October, 2014: a dying mother, feverishly fixated on a friend from her childhood, makes a plea: 'Find Valerie.' Mina's elderly mother had never discussed her childhood with her daughter before. So who was Valerie? Where does her obsession spring from? DC Connie Childs, off balance after her last big case, is partnered up with new arrival to Bampton, Peter Dahl. Following up on what seems like a simple natural death, DC Childs' old instincts kick in, pointing her right back to one cold evening in 1957. As Connie starts to broaden her enquiries, the investigation begins to spiral increasingly close to home.

A Bitter Chill by Jane Finnis

Title A Bitter Chill
Author Jane Finnis
Publisher Head of Zeus
Release Date 2012-11-01
Category Fiction
Total Pages 352
ISBN 9781781850237
Language English, Spanish, and French
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WELCOME TO ROMAN BRITAIN. It is almost fifty years since the legions invaded but Britannia is still a raw, frontier province. Tensions run high, especially in the north, where Aurelia Marcella, a young Roman woman fled from the ruins of Pompeii, runs the Oak Tree Inn on the road to York. A BITTER CHILL. In late December 95 AD, Roman settlers in Britannia are preparing to celebrate Saturnalia. Aurelia Marcella's plans for a peaceful holiday are shattered when her brother brings bad news. An enemy in Rome is trying to destroy her family by spreading rumors that they are plotting against Caesar. Her brother has lost his job as a government investigator, the mansio is menaced by a gang of native criminals, and when a party of rich, demanding travelers arrive to stay, their quarrels and violence spill over into Aurelia's household. Then the Saturnalia banquet, highlight of the festival, culminates in tragic death.

Winter Chill by Joanne Fluke

Title Winter Chill
Author Joanne Fluke
Publisher Kensington Publishing Corp.
Release Date 2013-08-01
Category Fiction
Total Pages 352
ISBN 9780758289780
Language English, Spanish, and French
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A Small Town. . . The moment Marian Larsen sees the patrol car stop outside her house, she feels a shiver of foreboding. The news is even worse than she feared. Marian's husband and young daughter have been in a snowmobile crash. Dan is paralyzed and Laura is dead, her body broken on the icy ground. . . .With A Chilling Secret Friends and colleagues in Marian's Minnesota hometown rally around to try and ease her grief. But soon there are more horrible accidents. Then the rumors start--that these are not coincidences at all, that someone is picking off victims one by one. And as winter deepens, the search for answers will reveal a killer whose blood runs colder than the blinding snow. . .

Bitter Fruits by Alice Clark-Platts

Title Bitter Fruits
Author Alice Clark-Platts
Publisher Penguin UK
Release Date 2015-07-02
Category Fiction
Total Pages 448
ISBN 9780718180973
Language English, Spanish, and French
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A stunning debut - part psychological thriller, part detective novel - from a powerful and distinctive new voice. The murder of a first-year university student shocks the city of Durham. The victim, Emily Brabents, was from the privileged and popular set at Joyce College, a cradle for the country's future elite. As Detective Inspector Erica Martin investigates the college, she finds a close-knit community fuelled by jealousy, obsession and secrets. But the very last thing she expects is an instant confession . . . The picture of Emily that begins to emerge is that of a girl wanted by everyone, but not truly known by anyone. Anyone, that is, except Daniel Shepherd. Her fellow student, ever-faithful friend and the only one who cares. The only one who would do anything for her . . . * * * Praise for Bitter Fruits: 'There is a gripping, economic precision in this highly charged thriller.' Ralph Fiennes 'Grabbed me from the first page and wouldn't let go. A compelling read, beautifully written ... A tense, captivating tale, brilliantly told' Rachel Abbott 'Once I started reading it I couldn't stop. A brilliantly plotted and utterly gripping thriller.' Emma Kavanagh 'Superbly gripping ... A very assured page-turning storm I read in one sitting.' Stav Sherez 'A psychological police procedural ... An intelligent and thrilling debut.' Peter Guttridge, author and former Observer crime critic 'Intriguing and sinister with masterful plotting and tension. A bittersweet read by a new crime author I can't wait to read again.' Mel Sherratt 'A thought-provoking, atmospheric and emotional page turning thriller - brimming with mystery and suspense. I absolutely loved this novel, and devoured it from cover to cover.' Paul Pilkington

The Quickening by Rhiannon Ward

Title The Quickening
Author Rhiannon Ward
Publisher Orion
Release Date 2020-08-20
Category Fiction
Total Pages 336
ISBN 9781409192190
Language English, Spanish, and French
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''If you like gothic mystery, buckle up! This atmospheric read has it all'' Woman magazine ''An historical novel dripping with menace'' Shari Lapena, author of The End of Her *********** England, 1925. Louisa Drew lost her husband in the First World War and her six-year-old twin sons in the Spanish Flu epidemic of 1918. Newly re-married and seven months pregnant, Louisa is asked by her employer to travel to Clewer Hall in Sussex where she is to photograph the contents of the house for auction. She learns Clewer Hall was host to an infamous séance in 1896, and that the lady of the house has asked those who gathered back then to come together once more to recreate the evening. When a mysterious child appears on the grounds, Louisa finds herself compelled to investigate and becomes embroiled in the strange happenings of the house. Gradually, she unravels the long-held secrets of the inhabitants and what really happened thirty years before... and discovers her own fate is entwined with that of Clewer Hall''s. For fans of The Silent Companions, The Little Stranger and The Familiars, an exquisitely crafted and compelling mystery that invites the reader in to the crumbling Clewer Hall to help unlock its secrets. ********** ''Utterly brilliant... full of secrets and deliciously creepy'' Lisa Hall, author of The Perfect Couple ''A spooky treat, which had me turning the pages faster and faster'' Cass Green, author of In a Cottage in a Wood

The Bitterwine Oath by Hannah West

Title The Bitterwine Oath
Author Hannah West
Publisher Holiday House
Release Date 2020-12-01
Category Young Adult Fiction
Total Pages 320
ISBN 9780823448753
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Every fifty years, a cult claims twelve men to murder in a small Texas town. Can one girl end the cycle of violence - and save the boy who broke her heart? "A richly woven tale of magic and murder and vengeance. This book kept me up all night! One of the best stories I've read all year." - Shea Ernshaw, New York Times bestselling author of The Wicked Deep San Solano, Texas, is a quaint town known for its charm, hospitality, and history of murder. Twice now, twelve men have been brutally killed, and no one knows who did it. A shadowy witch? A copycat killer? Or a man-hating murderess? Eighteen-year-old Natalie Colter is sure that the rumors about her great-great-grandmother's cult of wronged women are just gossip, but that doesn't stop the true-crime writers and dark tourism bloggers from capitalizing on the town's reputation. It's an urban legend that's hard to ignore, and it gets harder when Nat learns that the sisterhood is real. And magical. And they want her to join. The more Nat learns of the Wardens' supernatural history, the more she wonders about the real culprits behind the town's ritualistic murders. Are the Wardens protecting San Solano from even darker forces? There are shadows in the woods, bones on the outskirts of town, and questions Nat needs answered. But everything becomes more urgent when people start getting "marked" as new victims--including Levi Langford, the boy whose kiss haunted Nat for a year. With Levi in danger, doing nothing would be harder than fighting back. Nat knows that no one is safe. Can she and the sisterhood stop the true evil from claiming their town?

The Wind Chill Factor by Thomas Gifford

Title The Wind Chill Factor
Author Thomas Gifford
Publisher BASTEI LÜBBE
Release Date 2015-07-31
Category Fiction
Total Pages 436
ISBN 9783958592940
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Decades after Hitler's fall, Nazis are still trying to kill John Cooper. His marriage destroyed by drinking, John Cooper returns to Cambridge, Massachusetts, trying to recapture the joy he felt as an undergraduate in Harvard University's sacred halls. He is just beginning to piece his life together when he gets a telegram calling him home to Minnesota. The message comes from Buenos Aires, and with Cooper's family history, that can mean only one thing: The Nazis are staging a comeback. To John and his brother, their grandfather was a kind, distinguished old man. But to the American people, he was the worst kind of traitor. An industrialist who spent the 1930s in business with Fascists, he became infamous as "America's Number One Nazi." When Hitler's old lieutenants decide to get together a Fourth Reich, the Coopers are the first family they call. John hasn't even made it to Minnesota when the first attempt on his life comes - a message that if he isn't ready to honor his family legacy, he will die for it. Decades after Hitler's fall, Nazis are still trying to kill John Cooper. His marriage destroyed by drinking, John Cooper returns to Cambridge, Massachusetts, trying to recapture the joy he felt as an undergraduate in Harvard University's sacred halls. He is just beginning to piece his life together when he gets a telegram calling him home to Minnesota. The message comes from Buenos Aires, and with Cooper's family history, that can mean only one thing: The Nazis are staging a comeback. To John and his brother, their grandfather was a kind, distinguished old man. But to the American people, he was the worst kind of traitor. An industrialist who spent the 1930s in business with Fascists, he became infamous as "America's Number One Nazi." When Hitler's old lieutenants decide to get together a Fourth Reich, the Coopers are the first family they call. John hasn't even made it to Minnesota when the first attempt on his life comes - a message that if he isn't ready to honor his family legacy, he will die for it.

A Bitter Chill by Jane Finnis

Title A Bitter Chill
Author Jane Finnis
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 2013
Category Detective and mystery stories
Total Pages 352
ISBN 1781850895
Language English, Spanish, and French
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WELCOME TO ROMAN BRITAIN. It is almost fifty years since the legions invaded but Britannia is still a raw, frontier province. Tensions run high, especially in the north, where Aurelia Marcella, a young Roman woman fled from the ruins of Pompeii, runs the Oak Tree Inn on the road to York. A BITTER CHILL: In late December 95 AD, Roman settlers in Britannia are preparing to celebrate Saturnalia. Aurelia Marcella's plans for a peaceful holiday are shattered when her brother brings bad news. An enemy in Rome is trying to destroy her family by spreading rumors that they are plotting against Caesar. Her brother has lost his job as a government investigator, the mansio is menaced by a gang of native criminals, and when a party of rich, demanding travelers arrive to stay, their quarrels and violence spill over into Aurelia's household. Then the Saturnalia banquet, highlight of the festival, culminates in tragic death.

The Bitter Season by Tami Hoag

Title The Bitter Season
Author Tami Hoag
Publisher Penguin
Release Date 2016-01-12
Category Fiction
Total Pages 368
ISBN 9780698190832
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Kovac and Liska take on multiple twisted cases as #1 New York Times bestselling author Tami Hoag explores a murder from the past, a murder from the present, and a life that was never meant to be. As the bitter weather of late fall descends on Minneapolis, Detective Nikki Liska is restless, already bored with her new assignment to the cold case squad. She misses the rush of pulling an all-nighter and the sense of urgency of hunting a killer on the loose. Most of all she misses her old partner, Sam Kovac. Kovac is having an even harder time adjusting to Liska’s absence but is distracted from his troubles by an especially brutal double homicide: a prominent university professor and his wife, bludgeoned and hacked to death in their home with a ceremonial Japanese samurai sword. Liska’s case—the unsolved murder of a decorated sex crimes detective—is less of a distraction: Twenty-five years later, there is little hope for finding the killer who got away. Meanwhile, Minneapolis resident Evi Burke has a life she only dreamed of as a kid in and out of foster care: a beautiful home, a loving family, a fulfilling job. But a danger from her past is stalking her idyllic present, bent on destroying the perfect life she was never meant to have. As the trails of two crimes a quarter of a century apart twist and cross, Kovac and Liska race to find answers before a killer strikes again.

Title Chilly Scenes of Winter
Author Ann Beattie
Publisher Vintage
Release Date 2011-05-18
Category Fiction
Total Pages 288
ISBN 9780307790750
Language English, Spanish, and French
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This is the story of a love-smitten Charles; his friend Sam, the Phi Beta Kappa and former coat salesman; and Charles' mother, who spends a lot of time in the bathtub feeling depressed.

More Bitter Than Death by Camilla Grebe

Title More Bitter Than Death
Author Camilla Grebe
Publisher Simon and Schuster
Release Date 2013-07-04
Category Fiction
Total Pages 416
ISBN 9780857209511
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The new beautifully written and utterly compelling psychological crime thriller from number 1 Swedish bestselling sisters Sometimes reliving the past revives old demons . . . In a Stockholm apartment, five-year-old Tilde watches from under the kitchen table as her mother is brutally kicked to death. Meanwhile, in another part of town, psychotherapist Siri Bergman and her colleague Aina meet their new patients - a group of women, all of whom are victims of domestic violence. From Kattis, who was beaten by her boyfriend and lives under the constant threat of his return, to Malin, the promising young athlete who was attacked by a man she met online, and from Sofi, the teenager abused by her stepfather, to Sirkka, an older woman who had a troubled marriage - each woman takes her turn to share her story in the safety of the sessions. But as the group gets closer, it is not long before the dangers lurking in the women's lives outside invade the peace with shattering consequences. And somehow, the fate of five-year-old Tilde is intertwined with that of Siri and the other women, so that what started out as the search for peace will swiftly turn into a tense hunt for a murderer. Praise for Camilla Grebe and Åsa Träff: 'Grebe and Träff break new ground in the Scandinavian crime literature genre, and they do it brilliantly. Using unique insights and experiences from their own professional backgrounds, they tell a smooth-paced yet utterly intriguing story about man's inability to let go of the past' Kristina Ohlsson, author of Unwanted

Bitter Roots by C.J. Carmichael

Title Bitter Roots
Author C.J. Carmichael
Publisher Tule Publishing
Release Date 2017-04-25
Category Fiction
Total Pages 86
ISBN 9781945879906
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Bitter Roots: A Bitter Root Mystery

Title Desperate Characters
Author Paula Fox
Publisher W. W. Norton & Company
Release Date 1999-05-17
Category Fiction
Total Pages 192
ISBN 9780393342123
Language English, Spanish, and French
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"A towering landmark of postwar Realism. . . . A sustained work of prose so lucid and fine it seems less written than carved." — David Foster Wallace Otto and Sophie Bentwood live in a changing neighborhood in Brooklyn. Their stainless-steel kitchen is newly installed, and their Mercedes is parked curbside. After Sophie is bitten on the hand while trying to feed a stray, perhaps rabies-infected cat, a series of small and ominous disasters begin to plague the Bentwoods' lives, revealing the fault lines and fractures in a marriage—and a society—wrenching itself apart. First published in 1970 to wide acclaim, Desperate Characters stands as one of the most dazzling and rigorous examples of the storyteller's craft in postwar American literature — a novel that, according to Irving Howe, ranks with "Billy Budd, The Great Gatsby, Miss Lonelyhearts, and Seize the Day."

Hid From Our Eyes by Julia Spencer-Fleming

Title Hid from Our Eyes
Author Julia Spencer-Fleming
Publisher Minotaur Books
Release Date 2020-04-07
Category Fiction
Total Pages 336
ISBN 9781250022660
Language English, Spanish, and French
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THE USA TODAY BESTSELLER New York Times bestseller Julia Spencer-Fleming returns to her beloved Clare Fergusson/Russ Van Alstyne mystery series with new crimes that span decades in Hid from Our Eyes. "New parents Clare Fergusson and police chief Russ Van Alstyne tackle three copycat murders and one testy baby in this riveting addition to an acclaimed series" —People magazine 1952. Millers Kill Police Chief Harry McNeil is called to a crime scene where a woman in a party dress has been murdered with no obvious cause of death. 1972. Millers Kill Police Chief Jack Liddle is called to a murder scene of a woman that's very similar to one he worked as a trooper in the 50s. The only difference is this time, they have a suspect. Young Vietnam War veteran Russ van Alstyne found the body while riding his motorcycle and is quickly pegged as the prime focus of the investigation. Present-day. Millers Kill Police Chief Russ van Alstyne gets a 911 call that a young woman has been found dead in a party dress, the same MO as the crime he was accused of in the 70s. The pressure is on for Russ to solve the murder before he's removed from the case. Russ will enlist the help of his police squad and Reverend Clare Fergusson, who is already juggling the tasks of being a new mother to her and Russ's baby and running St. Alban's Church, to finally solve these crimes. Readers have waited years for this newest book and Julia Spencer-Fleming delivers with the exquisite skill and craftsmanship that have made her such a success.