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A Girl Called Hope
Author: Grace Thompson
Publisher: Canelo
ISBN: 1910859281
Pages: 288
Year: 2016-01-18
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In an enthralling and heart-rending saga, Badgers Brook once again provides sanctuary for a family in need Married life hasn't been easy for Hope Murton – her mother-in-law, Marjorie, is overbearing and critical, and Hope's husband, Ralph, refuses to stand up for himself. Eventually Hope persuades him to move out and to set up a new home at Badgers Brook with their small son, Davy. Soon they are beset by tragedy when a road accident leaves Ralph confined to a wheelchair. He takes the only way out he can think of, leaving Hope destitute. Desperate not to return to her mother-in-law's house, she turns to friends for help, including local trader Peter Bevan. Can Hope overcome all that befalls her, and will she ever find true happiness? The second in the Badgers Brook series, A Girl Called Hope is a gripping tale of post-War life, filled with family and loss, secrets and romance.
The House by the Brook
Author: Grace Thompson
Publisher: Canelo
ISBN: 1910859273
Pages: 288
Year: 2016-01-18
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Badgers Brook: more than a home, a way of life. A timeless, emotional journey from a beloved writer, perfect for fans of Anna Jacobs and Freda Lightfoot. Marie Masters has been happily married for nine years, but she can’t help but feel her once-loving husband Ivor is no longer the man she married. He’s increasingly prone to drink and gambling, and has become strangely secretive. Worried that Ivor’s behaviour is putting their growing family at risk, Marie decides to follow her husband. Marie learns that Ivor is spending time at a run-down house called Badgers Brook, but that’s only the beginning of it. There’s a lot about Ivor that Marie doesn’t know, and her newfound discoveries will test her beyond anything she thought possible. As Ivor’s secrets are gradually uncovered, Marie must draw upon her love for her family and her belief in herself to survive. If you love Badgers Brook, don’t miss the second story in this classic series, A Girl Called Hope. Grace Thompson is an acclaimed author of saga and romance novels, and a mainstay of libraries throughout the United Kingdom and beyond. Born and raised in South Wales, she is the author of numerous series, including the Valley series, the Pendragon Island series, and the Badgers Brook series. She published her 42nd novel shortly after celebrating her 80th birthday, and continues to live in Swansea.
False Friends
Author: Grace Thompson
Publisher: Canelo
ISBN: 1910859311
Pages: 288
Year: 2016-02-08
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In an absorbing finale to Grace Thompson’s much-admired saga series, Lowri Vaughan is in need of refuge – where better to find it than Badgers Brook? Rumours abound that her father is a fraudster, maybe even a murderer, but while he is indeed locked up, Lowri and her mother know he’s an innocent man. Some gossip-seeking townsfolk work on currying Lowri’s favour, hoping she will drop her guard. Sorting those who can’t be trusted from those that can is tough work for Lowri, but that’s perhaps the least of her worries – she must secure her father’s release, and fast...
A Welcome in the Valley
Author: Grace Thompson
Publisher: Canelo
ISBN: 1911420208
Pages: 320
Year: 2016-11-14
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A delightful post-war saga set in a charming Welsh town The little Welsh village of Hen Carw Parc – the old deer park – seems to be an island of rural tranquility. But the inhabitants are a lively and varied community – and none more so than Nelly Luke, the cheerful Cockney widow who for many years has made the ramshackle cottage on the village outskirts her cosy, if unconventional, home. Although her eccentric lifestyle is the despair of her social-climbing daughter Evie, Nelly’s warmth and wisdom win her many friends. There’s Fay, the young newly-wed whose marriage is haunted by the all-too-substantial ghost of her first love, lost in the war; Amy, the glamorous shopkeeper whose private life is colourful indeed; and her dignified sister Prue, whose family cupboard contains more than a few skeletons. Against the mounting excitement of the Coronation summer, Nelly steers her friends and family through storm and sunshine alike... Painting a lively yet realistic picture of village life in post-war Wales, this is a heartwarming story of ordinary people and their far-from-ordinary lives. A Welcome in the Valley is the first book in Grace Thompson’s Valley sagas, and is sure to engross readers of Maureen Reynolds and Rosie Clarke. The Valley Sagas A Welcome in the Valley Valley Affairs The Changing Valley Valley in Bloom
The Heart of the Home
Author: Grace Thompson
Publisher: Canelo
ISBN: 1910859303
Pages: 288
Year: 2016-02-08
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An enthralling fourth trip to the house at Badgers Brook sees a young woman facing tension at home and in the office Meriel Evans has worked for her father's estate agency ever since she left school. While happy there, she knows she must carve a career of her own, so lands a job with Cwm Derw’s Ace Estate Agency. Soon she discovers her new boss, George Dexter, dislikes her father intensely, though she cannot understand why. Just what is at the root of this bitterness? How will it affect Meriel’s prospects? And what are the consequences for her family?
A Girl Called Fearless
Author: Catherine Linka
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 1250039304
Pages: 368
Year: 2014-05-06
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An Indie Next Pick! Avie Reveare has the normal life of a privileged teen growing up in L.A., at least as normal as any girl's life is these days. After a synthetic hormone in beef killed fifty million American women ten years ago, only young girls, old women, men, and boys are left to pick up the pieces. The death threat is past, but fathers still fear for their daughters' safety, and the Paternalist Movement, begun to "protect" young women, is taking over the choices they make. Like all her friends, Avie still mourns the loss of her mother, but she's also dreaming about college and love and what she'll make of her life. When her dad "contracts" her to marry a rich, older man to raise money to save his struggling company, her life suddenly narrows to two choices: Be trapped in a marriage with a controlling politician, or run. Her lifelong friend, student revolutionary Yates, urges her to run to freedom across the border to Canada. As their friendship turns to passion, the decision to leave becomes harder and harder. Running away is incredibly dangerous, and it's possible Avie will never see Yates again. But staying could mean death.From Catherine Linka comes this romantic, thought-provoking, and frighteningly real story, A Girl Called Fearless, about fighting for the most important things in life—freedom and love.
Laundry Day
Author: Jessixa Bagley
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
ISBN: 1250153506
Pages: 40
Year: 2017-02-07
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“I’m bored,” said Tic. “Me too,” said Tac. What do two bored badgers do when they’ve done everything, including driving their mother around the bend? Laundry, of course. What could possibly go wrong? In this spirited picture book, Tic and Tac, two adorable badgers, get a little carried away while helping their mom out with the laundry. A Neal Porter Book
Listening Woman
Author: Tony Hillerman
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061000299
Pages: 327
Year: 1990-07-05
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Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn of the Navajo Tribal Police investigates the vicious murders of an elderly man and a teenage girl, as well as the blind Listening Woman's visions of ghosts and witches, and uncovers an evil that is all too human in origin. Reissue.
Badger Games
Author: Jon A. Jackson
Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
ISBN: 0802199569
Pages: 336
Year: 2007-12-01
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A criminal couple joins a nefarious underground organization in this novel full of “sharp characterization, vivid scenes, and offbeat humor” (The Oregonian). When anyone in the Detroit underworld hears the names Joe Service and Helen Sedlacek, they know lots of trouble—and bullet-riddled bodies—are sure to follow. That’s why Joe and Helen are perfect recruits for the Lucani—a group of rogue operatives, covert intelligence, and cold-blooded killers who bypass all those pesky laws and government red tape to get the dirtiest jobs done. For their first assignment, Joe and Helen are back in beautiful Butte, Montana, searching for Franko, a Lucani agent who supposedly vanished while on an overseas drug-busting mission. But what starts as a simple manhunt quickly spins out of control, with backstabbing, betrayal, and bloodshed all over. Luckily for Joe and Helen, that’s just another day at the office . . . “Great fun . . . there is plenty of action, low-key black humor, and Jackson’s perfect ear for the nuances of criminal speech.” —Chicago Tribune
Hold Me Closer, Necromancer
Author: Lish McBride
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
ISBN: 1429941103
Pages: 352
Year: 2010-10-12
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Sam leads a pretty normal life. He may not have the most exciting job in the world, but he's doing all right—until a fast food prank brings him to the attention of Douglas, a creepy guy with an intense violent streak. Turns out Douglas is a necromancer who raises the dead for cash and sees potential in Sam. Then Sam discovers he's a necromancer too, but with strangely latent powers. And his worst nightmare wants to join forces . . . or else. With only a week to figure things out, Sam needs all the help he can get. Luckily he lives in Seattle, which has nearly as many paranormal types as it does coffee places. But even with newfound friends, will Sam be able to save his skin? Hold Me Closer, Necromancer is a 2011 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.
State of Grace
Author: Hilary Badger
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 163079015X
Pages: 304
Year: 2015
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Ever since she was created, Wren has lived with her friends in an Eden created by Dot--but lately she has been troubled by visions of a very different world, and when she meets Dennis who comes from outside, she begins to confront the ugly truth at the heart of paradise.
Valley in Bloom
Author: Grace Thompson
Publisher: Canelo
ISBN: 1911420194
Pages: 320
Year: 2016-11-14
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Every village has its secrets... the charming conclusion to the Valley sagas As 1954 draws to an end, the village of Hen Carw Parc is changing. The post-war boom brings a creeping lethargy as the villagers stay in watching their new TV sets, instead of going out to enjoy each other’s company. As usual, however, Nelly is busy keeping tabs on the villagers’ comings and goings. There’s Griff, whose thieving and dishonesty have long-lasting repercussions, Sheila, whose pregnancy sets tongues wagging, and George, whose helpfulness masks a deeper problem... In an effort to revive flagging community spirit, the villagers enter the Best Kept Village competition – but a cricket match between ‘The Council Houses’ and ‘The Village Proper’ threatens to splits them apart... Charming and bittersweet, Valley in Bloom is the final instalment in Grace Thompson’s Valley novels, a nostalgic depiction of life in post-war Wales sure to enthral readers of her Holidays at Home, Pendragon Island, and Badgers Brook saga series. The Valley Sagas A Welcome in the Valley Valley Affairs The Changing Valley Valley in Bloom
Corner of a Small Town
Author: Grace Thompson
Publisher: Canelo
ISBN: 1910859532
Pages: 300
Year: 2016-05-02
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In the first Pendragon Island saga, the much-loved Grace Thompson takes us on a nostalgic trip to a beautiful Welsh seaside town – then uncovers its darkest secrets. Pendragon Island is the perfect place for holidays, with a stretch of clean golden sand and a glorious funfair nearby. Yet for one local family, the happy holiday atmosphere risks becoming a cruel joke, as the unusually-named Lewis Lewis’s affair with close friend Nia Martin threatens to tear his marriage apart. The irritation of Lewis’s wife Dora is channeled towards their daughter, Rhiannon, who works at Nia’s sweet shop, Temptations. With his family at war and the gossip beginning to spread, it can only be a matter of time before Lewis’s misadventures catch up with him... From the bestselling author of the Holidays at Home and Badgers Brook sagas, Corner of a Small Town introduces new series characters: the troubled Lewis family, the haughty Weston dynasty and the mischievous Griffiths clan. It will charm and enthrall fans of Freda Lightfoot and Kitty Neale. The Pendragon Island Sagas Corner of a Small Town The Weston Girls Unlocking the Past Maisie's Way A Shop on the High Street Sophie Street
Author: Kathryn Erskine
Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1409541673
Pages: 256
Year: 2018-01-01
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Caitlin misses her brother every day. Since his death in a school shooting, she has no one to explain the world to her. And for Caitlin, the world is a confusing place. She hates it when colours get mixed up, prefers everything to be black-and-white, and needs to check her Facial Expressions Chart to understand emotions. So when Caitlin reads the definition of “closure”, she decides that’s what she needs. And as she struggles to find it, a world of colour begins to enter her black-and-white life...
If I Speak True
Author: Jessica L. Brooks
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 1494308924
Pages: 456
Year: 2014-01-20
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Dahlia Kennedy's sixteenth birthday marks a decade of mysterious dahlias arriving and strange, lonely dreams of being in a forest. The only difference this birthday, however, is that for the first time, someone is there with her. And he's practically from a whole other era. The more often Dahlia visits Rowan in his land of Ambrosia, the stronger their connection grows. But... is Ambrosia real? Is he real? What is going on between the two of them, exactly, and why does he insist that she keep it to herself? As secrets usually go, however, it's only a matter of time before everything comes out. And when Dahlia finds out the truth of who Rowan is, who she is, and how he really feels -- it's beyond anything she could have ever imagined.