Автор: Unger Lisa Название: Sliver of Truth: Ridley Jones #2 ISBN: 0307949680 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780307949684 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 683 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Ridley Jones is on a mission to find a ghost from her past . . . a very deadly ghost. In "Beautiful Lies, "Ridley Jones stepped off a street corner and into an abyss of violence, deception, and fear. She is being a lot more careful about where she steps and trying to get on with her life when another seemingly mundane act picking up a few envelopes of prints at a photo lab puts her at the nexus of a global network of crime. A shadowy figure of a man appears in almost every picture she s taken in the last year, lurking just far enough away to make identification impossible. Everyone from the federal government to the criminal underworld wants to know who the man is, but the only thing Ridley knows for sure is that she has to get to the truth about herself and her past if she s ever going to find her way home."
Автор: Unger, Miles J. Название: Magnifico ISBN: 074325435X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780743254359 Издательство: Simon & Schuster Рейтинг: Цена: 1838 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: Magnifico is a vividly colorful portrait of Lorenzo de' Medici, the uncrowned ruler of Florence during its golden age. A true Renaissance man, Lorenzo dazzled contemporaries with his prodigious talents and magnetic personality. Known to history as Il Magnifico (the Magnificent), Lorenzo was not only the foremost patron of his day but also a renowned poet, equally adept at composing philosophical verses and obscene rhymes to be sung at Carnival. He befriended the greatest artists and writers of the time -- Leonardo, Botticelli, Poliziano, and, especially, Michelangelo, whom he discovered as a young boy and invited to live at his palace -- turning Florence into the cultural capital of Europe. He was the leading statesman of the age, the fulcrum of Italy, but also a cunning and ruthless political operative. Miles Unger's biography of this complex figure draws on primary research in Italian sources and on his intimate knowledge of Florence, where he lived for several years. Lorenzo's grandfather Cosimo had converted the vast wealth of the family bank into political power, but from his earliest days Lorenzo's position was precarious. Bitter rivalries among the leading Florentine families and competition among the squabbling Italian states meant that Lorenzo's life was under constant threat. Those who plotted his death included a pope, a king, and a duke, but Lorenzo used his legendary charm and diplomatic skill -- as well as occasional acts of violence -- to navigate the murderous labyrinth of Italian politics. Against all odds he managed not only to survive but to preside over one of the great moments in the history of civilization. Florence in the age of Lorenzo was a city of contrasts, of unparalleled artistic brilliance and unimaginable squalor in the city's crowded tenements; of both pagan excess and the fire-and-brimstone sermons of the Dominican preacher Savonarola. Florence gave birpth to both the otherworldly perfection of Botticelli's Primavera and the gritty realism of Machiavelli's The Prince. Nowhere was this world of contrasts more perfectly embodied than in the life and character of the man who ruled this most fascinating city.
Автор: Unger Lisa Название: Heartbroken ISBN: 0345806077 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780345806079 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 768 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Kate has written a novel based on a tragic love story from her family's past. Emily is a struggling waitress whose toxic relationship with the wrong man has led her to make a horrible, life-altering decision. Without knowing each other, and with lives that couldn't be more different, they head to the same point on the map: Heart Island. It's an idyllic place in the middle of an Adirondack lake, and home to harsh and unyielding matriarch Birdie Burke. These three women find themselves on a heart-wrenching collision course--with dark memories, restless ghosts and each other. And unbeknownst to them all, Heart Island has a terrifying history all its own.
Автор: Unger Lisa Название: Heartbroken ISBN: 0307465217 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780307465214 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 1453 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: Mesmerized by her family's heartbreaking history, Kate uses the journals left behind by her aunt and grandmother to write a tragic novel. Although fiction, her book is based in truth, and there may be more to the story than she realizes. On the other side of town, Emily is about to set fire to her life. She s in a dead-end job and is involved with the wrong man; she can feel herself being drawn into darkness, with horrific consequences. With nowhere to go, she finds herself on the run. Unbeknownst to each other, and with lives that couldn't be more different, Kate and Emily head to the same point on the map: Heart Island, an idyllic placein the middle of a lake in the Adirondacks, owned for generations by Birdie Burke's family. The harsh and unyielding Birdie is at one with this island, which has a terrifying historyof its own. She, too, has consequences to face." Heartbroken" is a tense, shattering thrillerabout the limits of dysfunctional families, of an island haunted by dark memories and restless ghosts, and of the all-too-real demons we must battle."
Автор: Unger Lisa Название: Darkness, My Old Friend ISBN: 0307949672 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780307949677 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 768 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Novelist Bethany Graves is recovering from a bitter divorce when she decides to move back to her small Northeastern hometown, The Hollows. There, she plans to write her next book and repair her relationship with her teenage daughter, Willow. But when Willow spots a caver digging what looks like a grave in the nearby woods, they becomes tangled up in an investigation that goes back over twenty-five years. Soon more townspeople are involved, from semi-retired cop Jones Cooper to local psychic Eloise Montgomery, whose dire visions warn that pursuing this case may just be the last thing they do.
Автор: Unger Lisa Название: Smoke ISBN: 0307953157 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780307953155 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 1368 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: Book Four in the Lydia Strong Series In the final installment of her Lydia Strong series, bestselling author Lisa Unger, writing as Lisa Miscione, brings us her most shocking and emotionally wrenching case yet. An NYPD detective visits Lydia and her husband, P.I. Jeffrey Mark, to inform them that Lily, one of Lydia's former writing students, has been missing for more than two weeks. Before she disappeared, Lily had tried to get in touch with Lydia, seeking her help. Could this have had something to do with the death of Lily's brother, which Lily refused to accept as a suicide? If they want to discover the truth, Lydia and Jeffrey will have to follow the trail that Lily left behind, a trail of evidence that--like Lily herself--seems to disappear like smoke.
Автор: Unger Lisa Название: Darkness, My Old Friend ISBN: 0307465187 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780307465184 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 1453 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: The New York Times bestselling author of Beautiful Lies and Fragile returns to The Hollows, delivering a thriller that explores matters of faith, memory, and sacrifice. After giving up his post at the Hollows Police Department, Jones Cooper is at loose ends. He is having trouble facing a horrible event from his past and finding a second act. He's in therapy. Then, on a brisk October morning, he has a visitor. Eloise Montgomery, the psychic who plays a key role in Fragile, comes to him with predictions about his future, some of them dire. Michael Holt, a young man who grew up in The Hollows, has returned looking for answers about his mother, who went missing many years earlier. He has hired local PI Ray Muldune and psychic Eloise Montgomery to help him solve the mystery that has haunted him. What he finds might be his undoing. Fifteen-year-old Willow Graves is exiled to The Hollows from Manhattan when six months earlier she moved to the quiet town with her novelist mother after a bitter divorce. Willow is acting out, spending time with kids that bring out the worst in her. And when things get hard, she has a tendency to run away--a predilection that might lead her to dark places. Set in The Hollows, the backdrop for Fragile, this is the riveting story of lives set on a collision course with devastating consequences. The result is Lisa Unger's most compelling fiction to date. From the Hardcover edition.
Автор: Unger Lisa Название: Darkness, My Old Friend ISBN: 0307464997 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780307464996 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 2051 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Автор: Unger Lisa Название: Fragile ISBN: 0307745260 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780307745262 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 768 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Maggie and Jones live with their teenage son, Rick, in The Hollows, a small town outside of New York City. The cozy intimacy of the town is broken when Rick s girlfriend, Charlene, mysteriously disappears. The investigation has Jones, the lead detective on the case, acting strangely and Rick, already a brooding teenager, becomes even more withdrawn. Maggie finds herself drawn in both as a trained psychologist and as a mother, walking a tightrope that threatens the stability of her family. Determined to uncover the truth, Maggie pursues her own leads into Charlene s disappearance and exposes a long-buried town secret one that could destroy everything she holds dear."
Автор: Unger Lisa Название: The Darkness Gathers ISBN: 0307953114 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780307953117 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 1282 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Автор: Unger Lisa Название: Die for You ISBN: 0307476340 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780307476340 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 768 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: Isabel Raine thought she had everything a successful career, a supportive family, and a happy marriage. Then one ordinary morning, her husband, Marcus, leaves for work and never comes back. She spends the day frantically calling his cell phone and his office, but receives no answer. After a dramatic raid at his office in which she s knocked unconscious, a homicide detective shows up wanting to question her about Marcus Raine the real Marcus Raine. Now the only thing Isabel knows for sure is that her husband of five years is gone. Where is he and who is he are questions no one seems able to answer. But Isabel will not rest until she discovers the truth about the man she loves, even if it means risking everything including her own life."
Автор: Unger Lisa Название: Fragile ISBN: 030739400X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780307394002 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 1368 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
A thrilling novel from New York Times bestselling author Lisa Unger about the hunt for a missing girl and one community's intricate yet fragile bonds. Everybody knows everybody in The Hollows, a quaint, charming town outside of New York City. It's a place where neighbors keep an eye on one another's kids, where people say hello in the grocery store, and where high school cliques and antics are never quite forgotten. As a child, Maggie found living under the microscope of small-town life stifling. But as a wife and mother, she has happily returned to The Hollows's insular embrace. As a psychologist, her knowledge of family histories provides powerful insights into her patients' lives. So when the girlfriend of her teenage son, Rick, disappears, Maggie's intuitive gift proves useful to the case--and also dangerous. Eerie parallels soon emerge between Charlene's disappearance and the abduction of another local girl that shook the community years ago when Maggie was a teenager. The investigation has her husband, Jones, the lead detective on the case, acting strangely. Rick, already a brooding teenager, becomes even more withdrawn. In a town where the past is always present, nobody is above suspicion, not even a son in the eyes of his father. As she tries to reassure him that Rick embodies his father in all of the important ways, Maggie realizes this might be exactly what Jones fears most. Determined to uncover the truth, Maggie pursues her own leads into Charlene's disappearance and exposes a long-buried town secret--one that could destroy everything she holds dear.
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