Far more than a coming-of-age tale, Falling Into Place harmonizes fact and fiction for an entertaining academic journey. Corruption within sports and government is the focal concern by Pat Adams's alcoholic father, Russell. Father's words come to fruition when Pat falls into the illegal gambling of Hartford Jai Alai. Along with the adventure the feds and a strong gang bring, the true nature of nineteenth-century American bureaucrat's is also revealed to Pat through a descendant's journal. This passionate depiction of history ...
"We don't talk about the future or discuss the past. We're free from judgement and expectation. And we never look Outsiders in the eye."
The men had separated themselves from their old lives. But had they really thought they could stay hidden forever?
When an Outsider forces her way into Jacob's life, the emotionally pain-free existence the men have cultivated in the abandoned buildings skirting the city is threatened. Fighting against the instinctive pull of the 'outside world' and the memories of a dark past he'd rather forget, ...
Welcome to Brockton, New Jersey, a peaceful seashore town where nothing truly terrifying ever happened until now.
After being cyberbullied for his entire senior year of high school by three of his former friends, eighteen-year-old Terrence Marshall, a loner, an outcast, snaps! One night while high on hallucinogenic mushrooms and PCP Terrence seeks his cyberbullies out. Once he locates them, he murders all three of his former friends in a barbaric manner with a hatchet.
But in the aftermath of this unspeakable crime, the questions ...
Monsters do exist. They really do. They are not a fairy tale.
Ten-year-old Billy Hall met a monster in his own seemingly peaceful neighborhood in Hampton, Ohio. Her name was Nancy Sutcliffe; she drove the Good Humor truck. All the kids on the block loved her, as did their parents. That is until one day when Nancy would do the unthinkable, harm a child. Harm Billy.
This would set the stage for warfare a showdown between Billy's mother and the Good Humor employee. Someone was going to die.
What would you do?
No one wants to be abused. And some of the abused want retribution.
The Hexagon Boys are six suffering personalities, who pledge support for one another. But one of their number hides his dysfunction as the unfairness and cruelty of what happened eats into his soul.
Two months before their annual meeting he plans to make two priests pay for their abusive behaviour while he was in their care. He becomes engrossed in his plot.
Oh yes, it is a plot, devious too, but if it comes off, it will rock the priesthood, ...
A funny joke's a funny joke. Eddie Doolan doesn't think twice about adapting it to fit a tragic local news story and posting it on social media.
It's less of a joke when his drunken post goes viral. It stops being funny altogether when Eddie ends up jobless, friendless and ostracised by the whole town of Langburn. This isn't how he wanted to achieve fame.
Eddie knows he's blown his relationship with rich girl Lily Cumnock. It's Lily's possessive and controlling father Brodie who fires him from his job - and makes sure he won't find ...
Lilly was a college graduate with a growing career, and an ex-boyfriend with a single-minded determination to reclaim her. Despite her efforts to hide her tracks, Carl stalks and terrorizes her, and she flees to the remote regions of northern Maine. The journey is perilous, but Lilly makes a life, marries and raises a family. The fear of being hunted recedes, but the past lurks, ever watching, and then slams into Lilly's world, threatening all that she holds dear.