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|Title||:||Case Histories (Jackson Brodie #1)|
|Publisher||:||Back Bay Books|
|Number of Pages||:||389|
|Category||:||Mystery, Fiction, Crime, Mystery thriller|
PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Case Histories (Jackson Brodie #1) em Case one em A little girl goes missing in the night .
i Case two i A beautiful young office worker falls victim to a maniac s apparently random attack .
i Case three i A new mother finds herself trapped in a hell of her own making with a very needy baby and a very demanding husband until a fit of rage creates a grisly bloody escape .
Thirty years after the first incident as private investigator Jackson Brodie begins investigating all three cases startling connections and discoveries emerge
What if you could live again and again until you got it right br br On a cold and snowy night in Ursula Todd is born to an English banker and his wife She dies before she can draw her first breath On that same cold and snowy night Ursula Todd is born lets out a lusty wail and embarks upon a life that will be to say the least unusual For as she grows she also dies repeatedly in a variety of ways while the young century marches on towards its second cataclysmic world war br br Does Ursula s apparently infinite number of lives give her the power to save the world from its inevitable destiny And if she can will she br br Darkly comic startlingly poignant and utterly original this is Kate Atkinson at her absolute best
em Case one em A little girl goes missing in the night br br i Case two i A beautiful young office worker falls victim to a maniac s apparently random attack br br i Case three i A new mother finds herself trapped in a hell of her own making with a very needy baby and a very demanding husband until a fit of rage creates a grisly bloody escape br br Thirty years after the first incident as private investigator Jackson Brodie begins investigating all three cases startling connections and discoveries emerge
In i Life After Life i Ursula Todd lived through the turbulent events of the last century again and again In i A God in Ruins i Atkinson turns her focus on Ursula s beloved younger brother Teddy would be poet RAF bomber pilot husband and father as he navigates the perils and progress of the th century For all Teddy endures in battle his greatest challenge will be to face living in a future he never expected to have
Three lives come together in unexpected and thrilling ways in Kate Atkinson s When Will There Be Good News br br On a hot summer day Joanna Mason s family slowly wanders home along a country lane A moment later Joanna s life is changed forever br br On a dark night thirty years later ex detective Jackson Brodie finds himself on a train that is both crowded and late Lost in his thoughts he suddenly hears a shocking sound br br At the end of a long day year old Reggie is looking forward to watching a little TV Then a terrifying noise shatters her peaceful evening Luckily Reggie makes it a point to be prepared for an emergency br br These three lives come together in unexpected and deeply thrilling ways in the latest novel from Kate Atkinson the critically acclaimed author who Harlan Coben calls an absolute must read
Ruby Lennox begins narrating her life at the moment of conception and from there takes us on a whirlwind tour of the twentieth century as seen through the eyes of an English girl determined to learn about her family and its secrets
Tracy a retired police detective rescues a small child Jackson Brodie a detective rescues an abused dog Dog in tow Jackson is about to learn along with Tracy that no good deed goes unpunished br br Tracy Waterhouse leads a quiet ordered life as a retired police detective a life that takes a surprising turn when she encounters Kelly Cross a habitual offender dragging a young child through town Both appear miserable and better off without each other or so decides Tracy in a snap decision that surprises herself as much as Kelly Suddenly burdened with a small child Tracy soon learns her parental inexperience is actually the least of her problems as much larger ones loom for her and her young charge br br Meanwhile Jackson Brodie the beloved detective of novels such as Case Histories is embarking on a different sort of rescue that of an abused dog Dog in tow Jackson is about to learn along with Tracy that no good deed goes unpunished
Two years after the events of i Case Histories i left him a retired millionaire Jackson Brodie has followed Julia his occasional girlfriend and former client to Edinburgh for its famous summer arts festival But when he witnesses a man being brutally attacked in a traffic jam the apparent victim of an extreme case of road rage a chain of events is set in motion that will pull the wife of an unscrupulous real estate tycoon a timid but successful crime novelist and a hardheaded female police detective into Jackson s orbit Suddenly out of retirement Jackson is once again in the midst of several mysteries that intersect in one giant and sinister scheme
b i New York Times i i Book Review i Notable Book of the Year b br br Part fairy tale part mystery part coming of age novel this novel tells the story of Isobel Fairfax a girl growing up in Lythe a typical s British suburb But Lythe was once the heart of an Elizabethan feudal estate and home to a young English tutor named William Shakespeare and as Isobel investigates the strange history of her family her neighbors and her village she occasionally gets caught in Shakespearean time warps Meanwhile she gets closer to the shocking truths about her missing mother her war hero father and the hidden lives of her close friends and classmates A stunning feat of imagination and storytelling Kate Atkinson s i Human Croquet i is rich with the disappointments and possibilities every family shares
b A hilarious and utterly original novel about mothers daughters and love by the author of i Life After Life i b br br On a weather beaten island off the coast of Scotland Effie and her mother Nora take refuge in the large mouldering house of their ancestors and tell each other stories Nora at first recounts nothing that Effie really wants to hear like who her real father was Effie tells various versions of her life at college where in fact she lives in a lethargic relationship with Bob a student who never goes to lectures seldom gets out of bed and to whom Klingons are as real as Spaniards and Germans br br But as mother and daughter spin their tales strange things are happening around them Is Effie being followed Is someone killing the old people And where is the mysterious yellow dog br br In a brilliant comic narrative which explores the nonsensical power of language and meaning Kate Atkinson has created another magical masterpiece
Arthur is a precocious eight year old boy whose mother is a B list celebrity more concerned with her bank account than with her son s development Then an enigmatic young nanny introduces him to a world he never knew existed