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Whispering Shadows

Whispering Shadows Author Jan-Philipp Sendker
ISBN-10 9781476793641
Release 2015-04-14
Pages 352
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American expat Paul Leibovitz is living as a recluse on an outlying island of Hong Kong when the murder of a distressed American woman's son brings him out of his shell. By the author of The Art of Hearing Heartbeats.



Whispering Shadows

Whispering Shadows Author Jan-Philipp Sendker
ISBN-10 9781476793665
Release 2015-04-14
Pages 352
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In this first book of the Rising Dragon series, “explore a side of Hong Kong tourists rarely experience” (Kirkus Reviews) as an expat journalist tries to crack a murder case in the “darkly beautiful, heart-wrenching” (Booklist, starred review) thriller set in China from the internationally bestselling author of The Art of Hearing Heartbeats. Once an ambitious American expat and a dedicated family man, Paul Leibovitz is living as a recluse on an outlying island of Hong Kong. When he makes a fleeting connection with Elizabeth, a distressed American woman on the verge of collapse, his life is thrown into turmoil. Less than twenty-four hours later, Elizabeth’s son is found dead in Shenzhen, and Paul, invigorated by a newfound purpose, sets out to investigate the murder on his own. As Paul, Elizabeth, and a detective friend descend deeper into a politically corrupt China and the Shenzhen underworld—against the wishes of a woman with whom Paul has a growing flirtation—they discover dark secrets and vestiges of the Cultural Revolution that people will go to any lengths to keep hidden. Part love story, part crime thriller, Whispering Shadows is the captivating tale of one man’s desperate search for redemption within the grip of a world superpower, a place where secrets from the past threaten to upend the future.



Whispering Shadows

Whispering Shadows Author Jan-Philipp Sendker
ISBN-10 1846973309
Release 2015-06-25
Pages 330
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Paul Leibovitz was once an ambitious advisor, dedicated father and loving husband. But after living for nearly 30 years in Hong Kong, personal tragedy strikes and his marriage unravels in the fallout. When he makes a fleeting connection with Elizabeth, a distressed American woman on the verge of collapse, his life is thrown into turmoil. Less than 24 hours later, her son is found dead in Shenzhen, and Paul, invigorated by a newfound purpose, sets out to investigate the murder on his own. As Paul, Elizabeth, and a detective friend descend deeper into the Shenzhen underworld they discover dark secrets hidden beneath China's booming new wealth. In a country where rich businessmen with expensive degrees can corrupt the judicial system, the potential for evil abounds.



Whispering in shadows

Whispering in shadows Author Jeannette C. Armstrong
ISBN-10 UOM:39015042552763
Release 2000
Pages 296
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The second novel by renowned Okanagan author Jeannette Armstrong traces the life of a young Native woman on a reserve who is exposed to pesticides while working as a fruit picker in the Okanagan Valley.Whispering in Shadows provides a glimpse into the complexities of the contemporary life and psyche of Aboriginal peoples. The novel conveys an important environmental theme and insights into the future as well.



Whispering Shadows

Whispering Shadows Author Jan-Philipp Sendker
ISBN-10 9781476793658
Release 2016-02-09
Pages 352
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In this first book of the Rising Dragon series, “explore a side of Hong Kong tourists rarely experience” (Kirkus Reviews) as an expat journalist tries to crack a murder case in the “darkly beautiful, heart-wrenching” (Booklist, starred review) thriller set in China from the internationally bestselling author of The Art of Hearing Heartbeats. Once an ambitious American expat and a dedicated family man, Paul Leibovitz is living as a recluse on an outlying island of Hong Kong. When he makes a fleeting connection with Elizabeth, a distressed American woman on the verge of collapse, his life is thrown into turmoil. Less than twenty-four hours later, Elizabeth’s son is found dead in Shenzhen, and Paul, invigorated by a newfound purpose, sets out to investigate the murder on his own. As Paul, Elizabeth, and a detective friend descend deeper into a politically corrupt China and the Shenzhen underworld—against the wishes of a woman with whom Paul has a growing flirtation—they discover dark secrets and vestiges of the Cultural Revolution that people will go to any lengths to keep hidden. Part love story, part crime thriller, Whispering Shadows is the captivating tale of one man’s desperate search for redemption within the grip of a world superpower, a place where secrets from the past threaten to upend the future.



The Language of Solitude

The Language of Solitude Author Jan-Philipp Sendker
ISBN-10 9781476793672
Release 2017-05-02
Pages 352
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This translation first published in 2016 by Polygon under the title Dragon games.



A Well tempered Heart

A Well tempered Heart Author Jan-Philipp Sendker
ISBN-10 9781590516416
Release 2014-01-21
Pages 320
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The sequel to the international best-selling novel The Art of Hearing Heartbeats. Almost ten years have passed since Julia Win came back from Burma, her father’s native country. Though she is a successful Manhattan lawyer, her private life is at a crossroads; her boyfriend has recently left her and she is, despite her wealth, unhappy with her professional life. Julia is lost and exhausted. One day, in the middle of an important business meeting, she hears a stranger’s voice in her head that causes her to leave the office without explanation. In the following days, her crisis only deepens. Not only does the female voice refuse to disappear, but it starts to ask questions Julia has been trying to avoid. Why do you live alone? To whom do you feel close? What do you want in life? Interwoven with Julia’s story is that of a Burmese woman named Nu Nu who finds her world turned upside down when Burma goes to war and calls on her two young sons to be child soldiers. This spirited sequel, like The Art of Hearing Heartbeats, explores the most inspiring and passionate terrain: the human heart.



The Art of Hearing Heartbeats

The Art of Hearing Heartbeats Author Jan-Philipp Sendker
ISBN-10 9781590514641
Release 2012-01-31
Pages 286
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A poignant and inspirational love story set in Burma, The Art of Hearing Heartbeats spans the decades between the 1950s and the present. When a successful New York lawyer suddenly disappears without a trace, neither his wife nor his daughter Julia has any idea where he might be…until they find a love letter he wrote many years ago, to a Burmese woman they have never heard of. Intent on solving the mystery and coming to terms with her father’s past, Julia decides to travel to the village where the woman lived. There she uncovers a tale of unimaginable hardship, resilience, and passion that will reaffirm the reader’s belief in the power of love to move mountains.



Whispering Shadows

Whispering Shadows Author Rose Helen Mitchell
ISBN-10 1740278496
Release 2014
Pages 97
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This collection evokes situations confronting ordinary people in their ordinary lives. The author creates images of loss, love, hatred and warmth of particular characters in particular places as far apart as Scotland and Australia. Against a background haunted by Destiny, people are led or pushed by emotions into a stream of experiences. In 'Whispering Shadows' we learn about the significance of an invitation to a dinner dance during World War II and how it shaped the life of the unnamed narrator. In 'Legacy' we read about the influence of alcohol on the lives of four young brothers. 'Inheritance' and 'Foxy Ladies' bring a lighter tone to the collection to balance other weightier issues. Based on her close observation of the human condition, Rose Helen Mitchell's stories reveal uncanny insights into the emotional state of characters who could be someone the reader knows.



The Dance of the Whispering Shadows

The Dance of the Whispering Shadows Author Yakubu Ibrahim
ISBN-10 9781524652777
Release 2016-12-08
Pages 72
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The book is a poetical recount of the intensive soul-searching the author had undergone while growing-up into a young man. The journey of personality discovery and self-actualization was particularly painful as the author discovered the harsh realities of life. This book is a story of the authors fears, his dashed hopes, his fantasies, his dreams, and his convictions on what life has really turned-out to be.



Clear Thinking

Clear Thinking Author Polly Nichols
ISBN-10 0964914220
Release 1999
Pages 194
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Clear Thinking has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Clear Thinking also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Clear Thinking book for free.



The Whispering City A Novel

The Whispering City  A Novel Author Sara Moliner
ISBN-10 9781605988962
Release 2015-11-15
Pages 416
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Barcelona in 1952 is rife with rumor and violence, and every secret can be lethal, in this intricate, atmospheric, and utterly gripping new thriller Barcelona, 1952. General Franco's fascist government is at the height of its oppressive powers, casting a black shadow across the city. When wealthy socialite Mariona Sobrerroca is found dead in her mansion in the exclusive Tibidabo district, the police scramble to seize control of the investigation. Ana Martí Noguer, an eager young journalist, is surprised to be assigned this important story, shadowing Inspector Isidro Castro. But Ana soon realizes that a bundle of strange letters unearthed at the scene point to a sequence of events dramatically different from the official version. She enlists the help of her cousin Beatriz, a scholar, and what begins as an intriguing puzzle opens up a series of revelations that implicate the regime's most influential figures. The two women have placed themselves in mortal danger. As the conspiracy unfolds, Ana's courage and Beatriz's wits will be their only weapons against the city's corrupt and murderous elite.



Whispering Shadows The 11th Murray Barber P I case

Whispering Shadows   The 11th Murray Barber P  I  case Author Julie Burns-Sweeney
ISBN-10 9780244911676
Release 2017-06-03
Pages 108
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Whispering Shadows Case story eleven Murray Barber is a private investigator with a difference. He can hear the dead speak. Along with his 'late' friends, Alistair and Rita, and Jeff, his friend from C.I.D., Murray solves a variety of cases. Where do the riddles lead which lie within sight of King Arthur's castle? And can Murray discover what became of Suzanne Hemmings after a dinner with friends in 1998?



Chronicles of Conan Volume 13 Whispering Shadows and Other Stories

Chronicles of Conan Volume 13  Whispering Shadows and Other Stories Author Roy Thomas
ISBN-10 9781621153887
Release 2007-11-06
Pages 168
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A new era begins for Conan the Barbarian, as he sets out, once more alone, into the savage heart of Hyboria — his wit, his strength, and his blade, his only allies against a flood of foes both human and super-human! Presenting more of the celebrated Roy Thomas/John Buscema Conan the Barbarian run, as well as a special guest artist appearance by Sal Buscema! All featuring completely re-mastered color; all proving once again why Conan is the greatest and most savage Epic Fantasy character of all time.



Dragon Games

Dragon Games Author Jan-Philipp Sendker
ISBN-10 1846973546
Release 2016
Pages 304
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Paul Leibovitz is 53, living in Hong Kong, deeply in love with the city, its culture, and most of all, Christine. When a fortune teller predicts the death of someone she loves, however, the pair are once again thrust into the murky criminal world of Hong Kong and forced to fight for their lives. We learn the details of Christine's dark family history which is mired in the horrors and iniquities of Mao's Cultural Revolution and now her brother and his family who are living in rural China are victims of a very modern ecological scandal that is every bit as terrifying as past atrocities.



Chronicles of Conan Vol 13 Whispering Shadows and Other Stories

Chronicles of Conan Vol  13  Whispering Shadows and Other Stories Author Roy Thomas
ISBN-10 9781593078379
Release 2007-10-31
Pages 142
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Recounts the adventures of Conan as he roams the world and encounters foes and villains wishing to destroy him.



Shadows on the Sea

Shadows on the Sea Author JOAN HIATT HARLOW
ISBN-10 9781471103698
Release 2012-12-11
Pages 256
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The United States is at war with Germany. Fourteen-year-old Jill Winter's mother is traveling to Newfoundland to be with Jill's sick uncle and must pass through the treacherous North Atlantic where German submarines -- U-boats -- stalk like wolves. Jill's father, a famous pop singer, is on tour, so Jill is sent to Winter Haven, Maine, to stay with Nana. Quarry, a local boy, says that "gossip ain't never been so good," and Jill soon discovers he's right -- Winter Haven is full of secrets and rumors. First there's Wendy, a teenager who's visiting her aunt Adrie, the owner of a local inn, and who tells so many fanciful stories and secrets, it's hard to know what's true. Then there are the Crystals, a snobbish girls' club, who blackball Wendy because of a dark secret they reveal to Jill. Even Nana seems to be keeping secrets -- with her Germanfriend Ida Wilmar! Who's a friend and who's an enemy? As German subs torpedo American and Canadian ships off the Maine coast, Jill is anxious for her mother's safety. Her fears are heightened when she finds a wounded pigeon with the message Sonnabend ivattached to its leg! When Nana and Ida Wilmar whisper to each other and Jill hears that same word -- Sonnabend -- she determines to uncover the truth behind the mysteries in Winter Haven. But she soon finds herself in grave danger when she uncovers the biggest secret of all -- and must run for her life! Based on startling historical events that took place in the harbors of Maine during World War II, Shadows on the Seais a fast-paced mystery that will keep readers guessing from beginning to end.