The Girl in the Mirror is a moving and gripping story of a young woman who tries to piece together her past and uncovers a dreadful family secret that has been buried and forgotten.
While renovating an old house with her ex-husband, Sarah Greene finds a mirror that holds the spirit of a dead girl. As she learns more about the people who built Casa Abrigo-and about their demon-worshiping son-Sarah comes to believe the girl did not die a natural death, and she sets out to discover the truth. But prying into someone's sketchy past can be risky, especially when it awakens dangerous dark forces.
Instant International Bestseller "Ferociously entertaining. A novel like a triathlon: part evil-twin thriller, part howdunit (or did-she-do-it?), part juicy family drama. Drop Knives Out and Double Indemnity into the blender, shake some Dead Calm over the froth, power it on, and you’ve got a cocktail like The Girl in the Mirror—fresh, flavorful, and utterly intoxicating." —AJ Finn, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Woman in the Window Written with the chilling, twisty suspense of The Wife Between Us and Something in the Water, a seductive debut thriller about greed, lust, secrets, and deadly lies involving identical twin sisters. Twin sisters Iris and Summer are startlingly alike, but beyond what the eye can see lies a darkness that sets them apart. Cynical and insecure, Iris has long been envious of Summer’s seemingly never-ending good fortune, including her perfect husband Adam. Called to Thailand to help her sister sail the family yacht to the Seychelles, Iris nurtures her own secret hopes for what might happen on the journey. But when she unexpectedly finds herself alone in the middle of the Indian Ocean, everything changes. When she makes it to land, Iris allows herself to be swept up by Adam, who assumes that she is Summer. Iris recklessly goes along with his mistake. Not only does she finally have the golden life she’s always envied, with her sister gone, she’s one step closer to the hundred-million-dollar inheritance left by her manipulative father. All Iris has to do is be the first of his seven children to produce an heir. Iris’s “new” life lurches between glamorous dream and paranoid nightmare. On the edge of being exposed, how far will she go to ensure no one discovers the truth? And just what did happen to Summer on that yacht? Only Iris knows . . .
The Girl in the Mirror By: Trish Brown Sam, an 11-year-old girl, finds a brutal discovery about the life she has known. Thrown into an unfamiliar role with huge responsibility, she is tasked with an incredible and dangerous mission. A story filled with assassins, guilt, and kidnapping, Sam’s journey will take you on an incredible ride.
Girl in the MirrorL Lila knows how lucky she is to have found the man of her dreams. But when a secret from her family's past comes to light on her wedding day, her destiny changes in the most unexpected of ways... The Memory Maker: They say you never forget your first love. But what happens when those cherished memories start to fade? Some people would do anything to hold on to the past and, for one heartbroken man, that means finding a way to relive those precious moments...
When Horla’s best friend Carar moves to another town, she wishes for a new friend, one that comes from a parallel world to Ivarnio, a parallel world where she becomes invisible and has special powers... A parallel world called Earth. On Earth, Lucy sits sad and lonely in her bedroom, having waved off her own best friend Eleanor for a new life in Liverpool. Suddenly, Horla’s face appears in Lucy’s dressing table mirror, and quickly a unique friendship is formed. Getting up to all kinds of mischief that baffles children and adults alike, together they are the perfect pair. That is, until, Eleanor says she misses Lucy terribly and begs to see her. Soaring up into the sky, Horla and Lucy set off on an adventure to meet her, and when Horla tries to help her make new friends, Eleanor is set the challenge of carrying out a very dangerous rescue; a rescue no other child would ever dare to attempt...
?On a Friday morning in late June, the first of several extraordinary photographs appeared inside the folded pages of the latest Journal?a tawdry newsprint rag sheet catering to men looking for cheap thrills. As were all the images printed in this newspaper, this one was a salacious photograph by current standards, depicting a newly nude young woman. She was just a girl actually, but a girl old enough to know what she was doing and with the right to do it.? Fresh off the train and looking for a place to live, Aimee happens on the brassy and vivacious Angelica, who invites her to take the vacant room in her boarding house. But this is no ordinary boarding house; its tenants are a deviant, sexual lot, and immediately sets their sights on their newest boarder. As if under a wicked spell, the waifish beauty becomes caught up in the mesmerizing world of sexual domination and surrender. Once her virginity is taken, she becomes a sex toy for Terrance?a handsome but brooding writer with a wealth of nasty desires. Girl in the Mirror is just one of many photographs Aimee unwittingly poses for?never suspecting that her new friends would publish these naughty pictures for their own gain. The scandalous photographs cause quite a stir among the city?s male population; everyone is looking for her. When she suddenly disappears, it?s anyone?s guess if she?s been rescued from her unexpected fate or driven deeper into the submissive life she's learned to love. Who was this girl? And what would make this child of innocence bare herself and her sexual passions for all the world to see?
Revisit an emotional and captivating tale from New York Times bestselling author Mary Alice Monroe. Charlotte Godowski was used to the horrified stares she received from strangers. She’d learned to accept her facial deformity, until one cruel incident compelled her to have the surgery that changed her life forever. Charlotte Godfrey is beautiful beyond compare. In Hollywood, where such beauty is power, her rise is meteoric. Suddenly she has everything she could want: acceptance, a future and a love she believes can see to the true beauty within. Charlotte Godowski and Charlotte Godfrey are two sides of the same women—a woman who can trust no one with her secret. But when fate forces Charlotte to deal with the truth—about her past, about the man she loves, about herself—she discovers that only love has the power to transform a scarred soul. Originally published in 1998
The author recalls the stories of three generations of African American women in her family--her grandmother's move from Alabama to Chicago, her mother's relocation to Boston after her father's death, and her own journey to Africa and back
Mental illness directly or indirectly effects everyone, and yet it makes the sufferer feel completely alone. I am speaking out, to tell my story, in hopes that others may find the courage to heal. I have been to hell and back, but I am strong enough now to speak up and to tear down the walls caused by stigma. Everyone deserves some happiness and understanding, which I hope you will find within this book.