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Silence

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Created by Tracy Miller
  • Details about The Silence of Ghosts.

    The Silence of Ghosts.

    Aycliffe, Jonathan

    Those who live in silence hear them best . . . Dominic Lancaster hoped to prove himself to his family by excelling in the Navy during World War II. Instead he is wounded while serving as a gunner, and loses his leg. Still recovering from his wounds and the trauma of his amputation when the Blitz begins, Dominic finds himself shuffled off to the countryside by his family, along with his partially deaf sister, Octavia. The crumbling family estate on the shores of Ullswater is an old, much-neglecte……more

  • Details about The silence that speaks: forensic instincts novel: book 4

    The silence that speaks: forensic instincts novel: book 4

    Kane, Andrea

    Former Navy SEAL Marc Deveraux teams up with Forensic Instincts to protect the life of nurse and former flame Madeline Westfield, whose would-be killer blames her for the death of a hospital administrator. Who wants Madeleine Westfield dead? And why? Forensic Instincts' first order of business is to find out who's targeting their client. Under the leadership of Casey Woods, the investigative team has the resources to do just that, working inside the law--and outside it. FI's strength is its memb……more

  • Details about Silence: the power of quiet in a world full of noise

    Silence: the power of quiet in a world full of noise

    Nha??t H?nh, Thích

    One of the world's most beloved teachers and Zen masters shares a profound, concise, and practical guide to understanding and developing our most powerful inner resource--silence--to help us find happiness, purpose, and peace. We spend a lot of our lives searching for happiness, running from one thing to another, worrying about the past and being anxious about the future. All the while the world around us is overflowing with the wonder and contentment we seek. This beauty calls to us every day, ……more

  • Details about The silence

    The silence

    Tim Lebbon

    In the darkness of a underground cave system, cut off from the world for millennia, blind creatures hunt by sound. Then there is light, there are voices, and they feed. Swarming from their prison, they multiply and thrive. To scream, even to whisper, is to summon death. Deaf for many years, Ali knows how to live in silence. Now, it is her family's only chance of survival. To leave their home, to shun others, to find a remote haven where they can sit out the plague. But will it ever end? A……more

  • Details about Price of silence : a mom's perspective on mental illness.

    Price of silence : a mom's perspective on mental illness.

    Liza Long ; foreword by Harold Koplewicz.

    Liza Long is the mother of a child who has bipolar disorder. When she heard about the Newtown shooting, her first thought was, "What if my son does that someday?" She wrote an emotional response to the tragedy, which the Boise State University online journal published as "I Am Adam Lanza's Mother." The post went viral, receiving 1.2 million Facebook likes, nearly 17,000 tweets, and 30,000 emails. Now, in The Price of Silence , she takes a devastating look at how we address mental illness, especi……more

  • Details about The silence of the library

    The silence of the library

    Miranda James.

    "Everyone in Athena, Mississippi, knows Charlie Harris, the librarian with a rescued Maine coon cat named Diesel. He's returned to his hometown to immerse himself in books, but a celebrated author's visit draws an unruly swarm of fanatic mystery buffs...and one devious killer." It's National Library Week, and the Athena Public Library is planning an exhibit to honor the centenary of famous novelist Electra Barnes Cartwright--creator of the beloved Veronica Thane series. Charlie has a soft spot f……more

  • Details about Silence for the dead

    Silence for the dead

    Simone St. James.

    "Portis House emerged from the fog as we approached, showing itself slowly as a long, low shadow...." In 1919, Kitty Weekes, pretty, resourceful, and on the run, falsifies her background to obtain a nursing position at Portis House, a remote hospital for soldiers left shell-shocked by the horrors of the Great War. Hiding the shame of their mental instability in what was once a magnificent private estate, the patients suffer from nervous attacks and tormenting dreams. But something more is going ……more

  • Details about The silence of the wave

    The silence of the wave

    Gianrico Carofiglio ; translated by Howard Curtis.

    A stand-alone thriller from best-selling Italian crime writer Gianrico Carofiglio, whose work has been translated into twenty-four languages. Every Monday and Thursday, Roberto Marías crosses Rome on foot for his appointment with his psychiatrist. There he sits in silence, flooded by memories. He remembers surfing with his father as a child. He remembers the treacherous years he spent working as an undercover agent, years that taught him how cynicism and corruption are not merely external influ……more

  • Details about The silence of the llamas

    The silence of the llamas

    Anne Canadeo.

    Llama Drama! Ellie and Ben Krueger arrived in Plum Harbor eager to live out their dream-tending a herd of gentle, friendly llamas for fun and profit, on a farm just beyond the village. Their grand opening fiber festival kicks off on a bright note but abruptly ends in malicious mayhem. Knitting shop owner Maggie Messina and her friends soon learn that this is not the first time a vicious visitor has called. The Kruegers suspect that Justin Ridley, their eccentric neighbor, is the troublemaker. A ……more

  • Details about The silence of winter

    The silence of winter

    Wanda E. Brunstetter.

    Book 2 of an exclusive 6-consecutive-month release Amish serial novel. In The Silence of Winter, part two of New York Times Bestselling author, Wanda E. Brunstetter's The Discovery--A Lancaster County Saga, Meredith anxiously waits to hear that Luke has arrived safely in Indiana for a new job opportunity. . .but Luke's call never comes. Instead, Meredith receives news that tears her heart to shreds and leaves her just barely living-and only for the sake of the little one growing within her. How ……more