13 Minutes

A Novel
Author: Sarah Pinborough
Publisher: Flatiron Books
ISBN: 1250123860
Category: Young Adult Fiction
Page: 320
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“Mean Girls for the Instagram age.” —The Times (London) The New York Times bestselling author known for her thrilling twists is back: They say you should keep your friends close and your enemies closer, but when you're a teenage girl, it's hard to tell them apart. Natasha doesn't remember how she ended up in the icy water that night, but she does know this—it wasn't an accident, and she wasn't suicidal. Her two closest friends are acting strangely, and Natasha turns to Becca, the best friend she dumped years before when she got popular, to help her figure out what happened. Natasha's sure that her friends love her. But does that mean they didn't try to kill her? 13 Minutes is a psychological thriller with a killer twist from the #1 internationally bestselling author Sarah Pinborough.

13 Minutes

A Novel
Author: Sarah Pinborough
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 1250123852
Category: Young Adult Fiction
Page: 352
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From the author of "Behind Her Eyes" comes a dark and twisty suspense novel about a teenager who doesn't remember how she ended up in icy water and died for 13 minutes. She knows it wasn't an accident, and she wasn't suicidal. Now her two closest friends are acting strangely.

13-Minute Murder


Author: James Patterson
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1473564271
Category: Fiction
Page: 400
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Michael Ryan has a talent to sell. He can kill anybody in just minutes – from the first approach to the clean escape. His skills have served him well, and he has a grand plan: to get out alive and spend his earnings with his beloved wife, Maria. An anonymous client offers Ryan a rich payout to assassinate a target in Harvard Yard. One last big job is just what Ryan needs to complete his plan. And Harvard Yard? With dozens of unguarded entrances, it’s one of the easiest settings he’s worked. The precision strike starts perfectly, then somehow explodes into a horrifying spectacle. Something isn’t right. Ryan has to run, and quickly learns that he’s running alone. Maria is missing. The pieces lock into place and the world’s fastest hit man sets out for one last score: Revenge. And every minute counts.

Nineteen Minutes

A Novel
Author: Jodi Picoult
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476729719
Category: Fiction
Page: 656
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In the aftermath of a small-town school shooting, lawyer Jordan McAfee finds himself defending a youth who desperately needs someone on his side, while detective Patrick Ducharme works with the primary witness--the daughter of the judge assigned to the case.

The Death House


Author: Sarah Pinborough
Publisher: Titan Books (US, CA)
ISBN: 1783298049
Category: Fiction
Page: 320
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Toby’s life was perfectly normal… until it was unravelled by something as simple as a blood test. Taken from his family, Toby now lives in the Death House; an out-of-time existence far from the modern world, where he, and the others who live there, are studied by Matron and her team of nurses. They’re looking for any sign of sickness. Any sign of their wards changing. Any sign that it’s time to take them to the sanatorium. No one returns from the sanatorium. Living in his memories of the past, Toby spends his days fighting his fear. But then a new arrival in the house shatters the fragile peace, and everything changes. Because everybody dies. It’s how you choose to live that counts.

Eleven Minutes

A Novel
Author: Paulo Coelho
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061835579
Category: Fiction
Page: 320
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Eleven Minutes is the story of Maria, a young girl from a Brazilian village, whose first innocent brushes with love leave her heartbroken. At a tender age, she becomes convinced that she will never find true love, instead believing that "love is a terrible thing that will make you suffer. . . ." A chance meeting in Rio takes her to Geneva, where she dreams of finding fame and fortune. Maria's despairing view of love is put to the test when she meets a handsome young painter. In this odyssey of self-discovery, Maria has to choose between pursuing a path of darkness -- sexual pleasure for its own sake -- or risking everything to find her own "inner light" and the possibility of sacred sex, sex in the context of love. This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended reading, and more.

13 Minutes to Live

The Trial of Merritt Miller and Hardy Wiggins in G
Author: Louise Miller Hale
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1483662241
Category: True Crime
Page: N.A
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This is a true story about our dad and the life he led and what he had done all his life as we remember it.

Eighteen Minutes

The Battle of San Jacinto and the Texas Independence Campaign
Author: Stephen L. Moore
Publisher: Taylor Trade Publications
ISBN: 9781589070097
Category: History
Page: 522
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The book follows General Sam Houston as he takes command of the Texas Volunteers to lead them to victory six weeks after the fall of the Alamo.

14 Minutes

A Running Legend's Life and Death and Life
Author: Alberto Salazar
Publisher: Rodale
ISBN: 1609619986
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 280
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In 2007, after collapsing on a practice field at the Nike campus, champion marathoner Alberto Salazar's heart stopped beating for 14 minutes. Over the crucial moments that followed, rescuers administered CPR to feed oxygen to his brain and EMTs shocked his heart eight times with defibrillator paddles. He was clinically dead. But miraculously, Salazar was back at the Nike campus coaching his runners just nine days later. Salazar had faced death before, but he survived that and numerous other harrowing episodes thanks to his raw physical talent, maniacal training habits, and sheer will, as well as—he strongly believes—divine grace. In 14 Minutes, Salazar chronicles in spellbinding detail how a shy, skinny Cuban-American kid from the suburbs of Boston was transformed into the greatest marathon runner of his era. For the first time, he reveals his tempestuous relationship with his father, a former ally of Fidel Castro; his early running life in high school with the Greater Boston Track Club; his unhealthy obsession to train through pain; the dramatic wins in New York, Boston, and South Africa; and how surviving 14 minutes of death taught him to live again.

The Language of Dying


Author: Sarah Pinborough
Publisher: Jo Fletcher Books
ISBN: 1681444348
Category: Fiction
Page: 144
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In this emotionally gripping, genre-defying novella from Sarah Pinborough, a woman sits at her father's bedside, watching the clock tick away the last hours of his life. Her brothers and sisters--she is the middle child of five--have all turned up over the past week to pay their last respects. Each is traumatized in his or her own way, and the bonds that unite them to each other are fragile--as fragile perhaps as the old man's health. With her siblings all gone, back to their self-obsessed lives, she is now alone with the faltering wreck of her father's cancer-ridden body. It is always at times like this when it--the dark and nameless, the impossible, presence that lingers along the fringes of the dark fields beyond the house--comes calling. As the clock ticks away in the darkness, she can only wait for it to find her, a reunion she both dreads and aches for...

A Matter of Blood

The Forgotten Gods: Book One
Author: Sarah Pinborough
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101622172
Category: Fiction
Page: 352
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In a world steeped in darkness, a new breed of evil has fallen… London’s ruined economy has pushed everyone to the breaking point, and even the police rely on bribes and deals with criminals to survive. Detective Inspector Cass Jones struggles to keep integrity in the police force, but now, two gory cases will test his mettle. A gang hit goes wrong, leaving two schoolboys dead, and a serial killer calling himself the Man of Flies leaves a message on his victims saying “nothing is sacred.” Then Cass’ brother murders his own family before committing suicide. Cass doesn’t believe his gentle brother did it. Yet when evidence emerges suggesting someone killed all three of them, a prime suspect is found—Cass himself. Common links emerge in all three cases, but while Cass is finding more questions than answers, the Man of Flies continues to kill...

The Leaving


Author: Tara Altebrando
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1619638045
Category: Young Adult Fiction
Page: 432
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Eleven years ago, six kindergartners went missing without a trace. After all that time, the people left behind moved on, or tried to. Until today. Today five of those kids return. They're sixteen, and they are . . . fine. Scarlett comes home and finds a mom she barely recognizes, and doesn't really recognize the person she's supposed to be, either. But she thinks she remembers Lucas. Lucas remembers Scarlett, too, except they're entirely unable to recall where they've been or what happened to them. Neither of them remember the sixth victim, Max--the only one who hasn't come back. Which leaves Max's sister, Avery, wanting answers. She wants to find her brother--dead or alive--and isn't buying this whole memory-loss story. But as details of the disappearance begin to unfold, no one is prepared for the truth. This unforgettable novel--with its rich characters, high stakes, and plot twists--will leave readers breathless.

Every Fifteen Minutes


Author: Lisa Scottoline
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1466874619
Category: Fiction
Page: 448
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Dr. Eric Parrish is the Chief of the Psychiatric Unit at Havemeyer General Hospital outside of Philadelphia. Recently separated from his wife Alice, he is doing his best as a single Dad to his seven-year-old daughter Hannah. His work seems to be going better than his home life, however. His unit at the hospital has just been named number two in the country, and Eric has a devoted staff of doctors and nurses who are as caring as Eric is. But when he takes on a new patient, Eric's entire world begins to crumble. Seventeen-year-old Max has a terminally ill grandmother and is having trouble handling it. That, plus his OCD and violent thoughts about a girl he likes makes Max a high risk patient. Max can't turn off the mental rituals he needs to perform every fifteen minutes that keep him calm. With the pressure mounting, Max just might reach the breaking point. When the girl is found murdered, Max is nowhere to be found. Worried about Max, Eric goes looking for him and puts himself in danger of being seen as a "person of interest" himself. Next, one of his own staff turns on him in a trumped up charge of sexual harassment. Is this chaos all random? Or is someone systematically trying to destroy Eric's life? New York Times best selling author Lisa Scottoline's visceral thriller, Every Fifteen Minutes, brings you into the grip of a true sociopath and shows you how, in the quest to survive such ruthlessness, every minute counts.

Three Minutes in Poland

Discovering a Lost World in a 1938 Family Film
Author: Glenn Kurtz
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0374276773
Category: History
Page: 432
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Traces the author's research and work to find the survivors of Nasielsk, Poland after finding a film made by his grandfather just before the town was destroyed by the Nazis.

The Last Good Kiss


Author: James Crumley
Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
ISBN: 1101973552
Category: Fiction
Page: 256
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One of the most influential crime novels ever written, by a legend of the genre. Tough, hard-boiled, and brilliantly suspenseful, The Last Good Kiss is an unforgettable detective story starring C. W. Sughrue, a Montana investigator who kills time by working at a topless bar. Hired to track down a derelict author, he ends up on the trail of a girl missing in Haight-Ashbury for a decade. The tense hunt becomes obsessive as Sughrue takes a haunting journey through the underbelly of America's sleaziest nightmares.

23 Minutes In Hell

One Man's Story About What He Saw, Heard, and Felt in That Place of Torment
Author: Bill Wiese
Publisher: Charisma Media
ISBN: 1599792974
Category: Religion
Page: 192
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"My sincere hope is that this book is the closest you will ever come to experiencing hell for yourself." Bill Wiese saw the searing flames of hell, felt total isolation, and experienced the putrid and rotting stench, deafening screams of agony, terrorizing demons, and finally, the strong hand of God lifting him out of the pit. "Tell them I am coming very, very soon!" Wiese’s visit to the devil’s lair lasted just twenty-three minutes, but he returned with vivid details etched in his memory. Since this life-changing ordeal, he has spent the last seven years studying the Scriptures to find answers and has listed more than 150 Bible verses referencing hell. Everyone is curious about the afterlife, and now Wiese shares his insights to commonly asked questions such as: Is hell a literal burning place? Where is hell? Do you have a body in hell? Are there Degrees of punishment in hell? Are there children in hell? Can Demons torment people in hell? Can "good" people go to hell? "Even if you don’t believe my story, I hope you will believe the Scriptures and avoid hell just the same."

Behind Her Eyes

A Suspenseful Psychological Thriller
Author: Sarah Pinborough
Publisher: Flatiron Books
ISBN: 1250111188
Category: Fiction
Page: 320
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THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES AND #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER “You should read Behind Her Eyes...It’s bloody brilliant.” —Stephen King "An eerie thriller...Pinborough keeps us guessing about just who’s manipulating whom – until the ending reveals that we’ve been wholly complicit in this terrifying mind game.” —The New York Times Book Review Why is everyone talking about the ending of Sarah Pinborough's Behind Her Eyes? Louise is a single mom, a secretary, stuck in a modern-day rut. On a rare night out, she meets a man in a bar and sparks fly. Though he leaves after they kiss, she’s thrilled she finally connected with someone. When Louise arrives at work on Monday, she meets her new boss, David. The man from the bar. The very married man from the bar...who says the kiss was a terrible mistake, but who still can’t keep his eyes off Louise. And then Louise bumps into Adele, who’s new to town and in need of a friend. But she also just happens to be married to David. And if you think you know where this story is going, think again, because Behind Her Eyes is like no other book you’ve read before. David and Adele look like the picture-perfect husband and wife. But then why is David so controlling? And why is Adele so scared of him? As Louise is drawn into David and Adele’s orbit, she uncovers more puzzling questions than answers. The only thing that is crystal clear is that something in this marriage is very, very wrong. But Louise can’t guess how wrong—and how far a person might go to protect their marriage’s secrets. In Behind Her Eyes, Sarah Pinborough has written a novel that takes the modern day love triangle and not only turns it on its head, but completely reinvents it in a way that will leave readers reeling. “Deserves its own warning label...Avoid any contact with the growing buzz concerning the novel’s ingenious, to-die-for twist.” —BookPage

Murder


Author: Sarah Pinborough
Publisher: Jo Fletcher Books
ISBN: 1623658675
Category: Fiction
Page: 400
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John Connolly raved that "few writers blend mystery and the supernatural as well as Sarah Pinborough, but there are none who do it better. Quite, quite brilliant." In this gripping sequel to the acclaimed Mayhem, author Sarah Pinborough continues the adventures of troubled Victorian forensics expert Dr. Thomas Bond. Haunted by the nerve-shattering events he endured during the Jack the Ripper and Thames Torso Killer investigations, Dr. Bond is trying to reestablish the normal routines of daily life. Aiding in his recovery is the growing possibility that his long-held affections for the recently widowed Juliana Harrington might finally be reciprocated. He begins to allow himself to dream of one day forming a family with her and her young boy. Soon, however, a new suitor arrives in London, challenging the doctor's claims on Juliana's happiness. Worse, it seems the evil creature that Dr. Bond had wrestled with during the Ripper and Torso Killer investigations is back and stronger than ever. As the corpses of murdered children begin to turn up in the Thames, the police surgeon finds himself once again in a life-and-death struggle with an uncanny, inexorable foe.

23 Years, 23 Minutes, 13 Angels

An Ordinary Life Enlightened by Visions with Heaven-Sent Messages
Author: Katherine (Kate) Hyland
Publisher: FriesenPress
ISBN: 1460278178
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 288
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We all dream, but what if your dreams were different? What if your dreams were full of clarity and messages, and you immediately knew their meaning in your life? What if some of those dreams were premonitions to prepare you for a terrible event to come, such as death? And what if some of those dreams gave you hope for the future, even when you were battling cancer? Call them what you will – visions, hallucinations, or even Divine Intervention – those dreams have been part of the landscape of Kate Hyland’s life for decades. In 23 Years, 23 Minutes, 13 Angels, the author takes readers on her miraculous journey in which numbers, visions, and spirituality have guided her often through challenging times of illness, loss and healing.