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Title:La Rebelle
Format Type:Ebook
Author:Jennifer Donnelly, France Camus-Pichon
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Number of Pages:422
Category:Historical fiction, Young adult, Mystery, Fiction, Historical

La Rebelle by Jennifer Donnelly, France Camus-Pichon

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC La Rebelle Mattie Gokey has a word for everything She collects words stores them up as a way of fending off the hard truths of her life the truths that she can t write down in stories The fresh pain of her mother s death The burden of raising her sisters while her father struggles over his brokeback farm The mad welter of feelings Mattie has for handsome but dull Royal Loomis who says he wants to marry her And the secret dreams that keep her going visions of finishing high school going to college in New York City becoming a writer Yet when the drowned body of a young woman turns up at the hotel where Mattie works all her words are useless But in the dead woman s letters Mattie again finds her voice and a determination to live her own life Set in against the backdrop of the murder that inspired Theodore Dreiser s i An American Tragedy i this coming of age novel effortlessly weaves romance history and a murder mystery into something moving and real and wholly original

A Northern Light

Sixteen year old Mattie Gokey has big dreams but little hope of seeing them come true Desperate for money she takes a job at the Glenmore where hotel guest Grace Brown entrusts her with the task of burning a secret bundle of letters But when Grace s drowned body is fished from the lake Mattie discovers that the letters could reveal the grim truth behind a murder br br Set in against the backdrop of the murder that inspired Theodore Dreiser s i An American Tragedy i Jennifer Donnelly s astonishing debut novel effortlessly weaves romance history and a murder mystery into something moving and real and wholly original br br i Includes a reader s guide and an interview with the author i

The Tea Rose (The Tea Rose, #1)

East London a city apart A place of shadow and light where thieves whores and dreamers mingle where children play in the cobbled streets by day and a killer stalks at night where bright hopes meet the darkest truths Here by the whispering waters of the Thames Fiona Finnegan a worker in a tea factory hopes to own a shop one day together with her lifelong love Joe Bristow a costermonger s son With nothing but their faith in each other to spur them on Fiona and Joe struggle save and sacrifice to achieve their dreams br br But Fiona s life is shattered when the actions of a dark and brutal man take from her nearly everything and everyone she holds dear Fearing her own death she is forced to flee London for New York There her indomitable spirit propels her rise from a modest West Side shop front to the top of Manhattan s tea trade But Fiona s old ghosts do not rest quietly and to silence them she must venture back to the London of her childhood where a deadly confrontation with her past becomes the key to her future


BROOKLYN Andi Alpers is on the edge She s angry at her father for leaving angry at her mother for not being able to cope and heartbroken by the loss of her younger brother Truman Rage and grief are destroying her And she s about to be expelled from Brooklyn Heights most prestigious private school when her father intervenes Now Andi must accompany him to Paris for winter break br br PARIS Alexandrine Paradis lived over two centuries ago She dreamed of making her mark on the Paris stage but a fateful encounter with a doomed prince of France cast her in a tragic role she didn t want and couldn t escape br br Two girls two centuries apart One never knowing the other But when Andi finds Alexandrine s diary she recognizes something in her words and is moved to the point of obsession There s comfort and distraction for Andi in the journal s antique pages until on a midnight journey through the catacombs of Paris Alexandrine s words transcend paper and time and the past becomes suddenly terrifyingly present

The Winter Rose (The Tea Rose, #2)

Another strong satisfying novel full of rich storytelling by the author of the favourite THE TEA ROSE br br An epic tale of secret love and hidden passions It is and the dangerous streets of East London are no place for a well bred woman But India Selwyn Jones is headstrong she has trained as one of a new breed a woman doctor and is determined to practice where the need is greatest It is in these grim streets where India meets and saves the life of London s most notorious gangster Sid Malone Hard violent devastatingly attractive Malone is the opposite of India s cool aristocratic fianc though Malone represents all she despises India finds herself unwillingly drawn ever closer to him enticed by his charm intrigued by his hidden mysterious past tHE WINtER ROSE brings the beginning of the turbulent twentieth century vividly to life drawing the reader into its wretched underworld its privileged society and the shadowland between the two where the strict rules of the time blur into secret passions Praise for tHE tEA ROSE Most seductive the writing is so fluid you feel the author simply loves telling her story Frank McCourt I loved this vividly researched and wonderfully rumbustious yarn brilliantly told great fun to read Simon Winchester

Deep Blue (Waterfire Saga, #1)

Serafina daughter of Isabella Queen of Miromara has been raised with the expectation and burden that she will someday become ruler of the oldest civilization of the merfolk On the eve of the Dokim ceremony which will determine if she is worthy of the crown Sera is haunted by a strange dream that foretells the return of an ancient evil But her nightmare is forgotten the next day as she diligently practices her songspell eagerly anticipates a reunion with her best friend Neela and anxiously worries about Mahdi the crown prince of Matali and whether his feelings toward her and their future betrothal have changed Most of all she worries about not living up to her mother s hopes br br The Dokim proceeds a dazzling display of majesty and might until a shocking turn of events interrupts it an assassin s arrow wounds Isabella The realm falls into chaos and Serafina s darkest premonitions are confirmed Now she and Neela must embark on a quest to find the assassin s master and prevent a war between the mer nations Their search will lead them to other mermaid heriones scattered across the six seas Together they will form an unbreakable bond of sisterhood as they uncover a conspiracy that threatens their world s very existence

The Wild Rose (The Tea Rose, #3)

The vast multi generational epic that began with The Tea Rose and continued with The Winter Rose now reaches its dramatic conclusion in The Wild Rose br br London World War I is looming on the horizon women are fighting for the right to vote and global explorers are pushing the limits of endurance at the Poles and in the deserts Into this volatile time Jennifer Donnelly places her vivid and memorable characters br br Willa Alden a passionate mountain climber who lost her leg while climbing Kilimanjaro with Seamus Finnegan and who will never forgive him for saving her life br br Seamus Finnegan a polar explorer who tries to forget Willa as he marries a beautiful young woman back home in England br br Max von Brandt a handsome sophisticate who courts high society women but who has a secret agenda as a German spy br br and many others

These Shallow Graves

Jo Montfort is beautiful and rich and soon like all the girls in her class she ll graduate from finishing school and be married off to a wealthy bachelor Which is the last thing she wants Jo secretly dreams of becoming a writer a newspaper reporter like the trailblazing Nellie Bly br br Wild aspirations aside Jo s life seems perfect until tragedy strikes her father is found dead Charles Montfort accidentally shot himself while cleaning his revolver One of New York City s wealthiest men he owned a newspaper and was partner in a massive shipping firm and Jo knows he was far too smart to clean a loaded gun br br The more Jo uncovers about her father s death the more her suspicions grow There are too many secrets And they all seem to be buried in plain sight Then she meets Eddie a young brash infuriatingly handsome reporter at her father s newspaper and it becomes all too clear how much she stands to lose if she keeps searching for the truth Only now it might be too late to stop br br The past never stays buried forever Life is dirtier than Jo Montfort could ever have imagined and the truth is the dirtiest part of all

Rogue Wave (Waterfire Saga, #2)

Serafina Neela Ling Ava Becca and Astrid six mermaids from realms scattered throughout the seas and freshwaters were summoned by the leader of the river witches to learn an incredible truth the mermaids are direct descendants of the Six Who Ruled powerful mages who once governed the lost empire of Atlantis The ancient evil that destroyed Atlantis is stirring again and only the mermaids can defeat it To do so they need to find magical talismans that belonged to the Six br br Serafina believes her talisman was buried with an old shipwreck While researching its location she is almost discovered by a death rider patrol led by someone familiar The pain of seeing him turned traitor is devastating br br Neela travels to Matali to warn her parents of the grave threat facing their world But they find her story outlandish a sign that she needs to be confined to her chamber for rest and recovery She escapes and travels to Kandina where her talisman is in the possession of fearsome razormouth dragons br br As they hunt for their talismans both Serafina and Neela find reserves of courage and cunning they didn t know they possessed They face down danger and death only to endure a game changing betrayal as shocking as a rogue wave

Beauty and the Beast: Lost in a Book

Smart bookish Belle a captive in the Beast s castle has become accustomed to her new home and has befriended its inhabitants When she comes upon i Nevermore i an enchanted book unlike anything else she has seen in the castle Belle finds herself pulled into its pages and transported to a world of glamour and intrigue The adventures Belle has always imagined the dreams she was forced to give up when she became a prisoner seem within reach again br br The charming and mysterious characters Belle meets within the pages of i Nevermore i offer her glamorous conversation a life of dazzling Parisian luxury and even a reunion she never thought possible Here Belle can have everything she has ever wished for But what about her friends in the Beast s castle Can Belle trust her new companions inside the pages of i Nevermore i Is i Nevermore i s world even real Belle must uncover the truth about the book before she loses herself in it forever

Dark Tide (Waterfire Saga, #3)

Once a lost and confused princess Serafina is now a confident leader of the Black Fin Resistance BFR While she works on sabotaging her enemy and enlisting allies for battle her friends face challenges of their own Ling is in the hold of Rafe Mfeme s giant trawler on her way to a prison camp Becca meets up with Astrid and learns why the Ondalinian mermaid is always so angry she is hiding a shameful secret Ava can t return home because death riders await her arrival And it is getting more and more difficult for Mahdi Serafina s betrothed to keep up the ruse that he is in love with Lucia Volerno If Lucia s parents become suspicious his life and all of Sera s hopes will be extinguished Political intrigue dangerous liaisons and spine tingling suspense swirl like a maelstrom in this penultimate book in the WaterFire saga

The Winter Rose (The Tea Rose, #2), Dark Tide (Waterfire Saga, #3), A Northern Light, The Wild Rose (The Tea Rose, #3), The Tea Rose (The Tea Rose, #1), Deep Blue (Waterfire Saga, #1), These Shallow Graves, Beauty and the Beast: Lost in a Book, Revolution, Rogue Wave (Waterfire Saga, #2)