Where was Louise coming from? Where had she been? How long had she
stayed outside? The police went round the whole neighbourhood, showing
people the photograph of Louise. They questioned everyone. Some of them – the liars, the ...
The baby is dead. It took only a few seconds. When Myriam, a French-Moroccan lawyer, decides to return to work after having children, she and her husband look for the perfect caretaker for their two young children. They never dreamed they would find Louise: a quiet, polite and devoted woman who sings to their children, cleans the family's chic apartment in Paris's upscale tenth arrondissement, stays late without complaint and is able to host enviable birthday parties. The couple and nanny become more dependent on each other. But as jealousy, resentment and suspicions increase, Myriam and Paul's idyllic tableau is shattered...
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-01-04 - Publisher: Faber & Faber
The baby is dead. It took only a few seconds. When Myriam, a French-Moroccan lawyer, decides to return to work after having children, she and her husband look for the perfect caretaker for their two young children. They never dreamed they would find Louise: a quiet, polite and devoted woman
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-08 - Publisher: Pan Macmillan
My father comes into focus for me on a Liars' Club afternoon. He sits at a wobbly card table weighed down by a bottle. Even now the scene seems so real to me that I can't but write it in the present tense. Mary Karr grew up in a swampy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-05 - Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
MARRIAGE - MOTHERHOOD - MADNESS - MISTAKES! Not everything is as it appears to be in life. Nordis Spect is a deeply passionate, eccentric woman on an intense quest to have the daughter she´s always dreamed of. After having three sons, the ultrasound finally says, "Girl!" and Nordis is in
The devastating discovery that "Daddy" is not her real father opens a great chasm in Neecey's world and leads to Neecey's abusive mother bringing a succession of no-good men into the home. Nevertheless, as she grows into a woman, the resilient Neecey strives to overcome despair and forge a new
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-07-31 - Publisher: Breathwords
Love, Lies, and Lullabies is a collection of poetry about relationships and the emotions that come with them. It is written for the lovers and the liars, the broken and the mended, the hardened hearts and the soft souls who lie and tell everyone that they are fine. Each chapter