Ida Mae Babbitt, president of the Omni 2nd Ward Relief Society, didn't mean to become a spy. But when visiting teaching stats are low and she learns that one family under her care is in financial trouble, she'll do whatever it takes to make sure they have what they need. If that includes planting surveillance cameras in their home and watching them from a parked car in the woods, well, isn't that what any caring Relief Society president would do? With the help of her counselors Arlette and Tansy, Ida Mae soon learns that there's more to the situation than meets the eye. It's all in a day's work for the Relief Society. This is an update of the original version published in 2010 with a purple cover.
Madeline and Daphne were once as close as sisters - until a secret tore them apart. Now it might take them to their graves. Madeline has returned to Washington after her grandmother's mysterious death. And at her family's old, abandoned hotel - a place she never wanted to see again - a dying man's last words convey a warning: the secrets she and Daphne believed buried forever have been discovered. Now, after almost two decades, Madeline and Daphne will be reunited in friendship and in fear. Unable to trust the local police, Madeline summons Jack Rayner, the hotel chain's new security expert. Despite the secrets and mysteries that surround him, Jack is the only one she trusts . . . and wants. Jack is no good at relationships but he does possess a specific skill set that includes an intimate understanding of warped and dangerous minds. With the assistance of Jack's brother, Abe, a high-tech magician, the four of them will form an uneasy alliance against a killer who will stop at nothing to hide the truth . . . The New York Times bestselling author of Trust No One and River Road delivers a novel that twists and turns into a read that will leave you breathless
After an unexpected meeting in the forest, two innocent little girls, Eve and Dawn, embark upon a new and lasting friendship that changes their lives forever. This providential encounter plunges them into the epic adventure of a lifetime and beyond. A dark cloud looms over their medieval kingdom of Peacehaven as the girls, who are as different as night and day, suddenly find themselves the unlikely center of attention. Lucian the deceiver has spun a web of lies and destruction in a sinister plot to overthrow Amasa, King of Peacehaven. One thing only stands between him and his treacherous quest for power and glory: capturing the two little girls as they pass through the mysterious dark forest of Wilderland. Join King Amasa’s faithful captain, Lord Brin, and the valiant but sometimes overzealous young knight, Johanan, as they lead the girls on a fascinating journey through the forest full of wonderful and unexpected discoveries. Along the way, the lives of these two unassuming young girls impact the destiny of two kingdoms and bring hope to the hopeless throughout their homeland. The Secret Sisters of Finnley Forest is laced with allegories, archetypes, and foreshadowing that reveal simple biblical truths about the deeper meanings of friendship, forgiveness, and sacrificial love.
IT’S NO SECRET…BEING BEST FRIENDS IS A BLAST! Get ready to have the time of your life with more than one hundred fun and exciting ideas you can try withyourSecret Sister (or a whole group of friends)! If you have a best friend, you know great girl friends are like sisters…Secret Sisters, in fact. And when you’ve got friends like that, spending time together makes for awesome fun! TheSecret Sisters Handbookbursts with creative ideas from cover to cover. You and your Secret Sister–or any group of friends–can do them at home, at school, and in your neighborhood. From crafts and sleepover ideas to cooking and secret service, you’ll find fun, easy-to-do activities you can try all year round!
After years of giving of herself to her family and community, Grace Beiler, an elderly Amish woman, faces her first Christmas since losing her husband of fifty years to his battle with cancer. With her children grown and moved onto different communities, Grace is feeling more than a little depressed. She begins to reflect upon her own life and wonder if she has properly fulfilled her promise to be a servant of God. As Christmas draws near and her depression becomes stronger, she starts receiving little gifts in the mail and left on her doorstep. She realizes that she has a "secret sister," but has no idea who it might be, for each gift seems to relate to a different event in her life. Each gift causes her to reflect and remember important moments. Just when she thinks she might have figured out who the secret sister is, a new gift arrives with a different meaning.
Twelve-year-old BFF's Ginnie and Tillie, want to be sisters. Tillie's divorced mom plus Ginnie's widowed dad could equal a lifetime of round-the-clock girl talk and slumber parties. Too bad Dad vowed to never marry again. Ginnie and Tillie form a secret club. They come up with the perfect mission to change his mind: 'Operation Secret Sisters'. Before long, Tillie seems happier about gaining a dad than a sister. Ginnie suspects Tillie has turned 'Operation Secret Sisters' into a scam called 'Operation Steal My Dad.' Things get more complicated when Ginnie stumbles across her real mom's hidden journals. Ginnie can finally get to know the mother she doesn't remember and Dad doesn't talk about. When Dad discovers she has the journals, he takes them away. Ginnie needs to figure out what the big mystery is before her relationship with her father and her best friend are ruined forever.
Release on 2001 | by Shane L. Windmeyer,Pamela W. Freeman
Stories of Being Lesbian and Bisexual in a College Sorority
Author: Shane L. Windmeyer,Pamela W. Freeman
Pubpsher: Alyson Publications
Category: Social Science
Their first book 'Out On Fraternity Row,' exposed the problems faced by gay men in colleges and universities and now in this new volume the editors tackle the issues faced by lesbian and bisexual women. Although predominantly centred around the US college system, there is much here of interest to students and academics in the UK and European systems.
Release on 2013-03-14 | by Helen Edwards,Jenny Lee Smith
Jenny Lucas and Helen Edwards' family story
Author: Helen Edwards,Jenny Lee Smith
Pubpsher: Pan Macmillan
Category: Family & Relationships
Helen Edwards grew up in a pit village in Tyneside in the post-war years, with her gran, aunties and uncles living nearby. She felt safe with them, but they could not protect her from her neglectful mother and violent father. Behind closed doors, she suffered years of abuse. Sometimes she talked to an imaginary sister, the only one who understood her pain. Jenny was adopted at six weeks and grew up in Newcastle. An only child, she knew she was loved, and with the support of her parents she went on to become a golfing champion, but still she felt that something was missing. . . Neither woman knew of the other's existence until, in her fifties, Jenny went looking for her birth family and found her sister Helen. Together they searched for the truth about Jenny's birth - and uncovered a legacy of secrets that overturned everything Helen thought she knew about her family. Happily, they also discovered that they were not just sisters, they were twins. Inspirational and moving, My Secret Sister by Helen Edwards and Jenny Lee Smith, is the story of two women brave enough to confront their past, and strong enough to let love not bitterness define them.