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Before I Wake
  • Author : Robert J. Wiersema
  • Publisher : Vintage Canada
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN : 9780307371133
  • Reader Reviews : 8
  • Genre : Fiction
  • They say there are three sides to every story. Yours, mine and the truth. In Before I Wake, debut novelist Robert J. Wiersema cleverly introduces a multitude of voices to tell this astonishing story of loss, redemption and forgiveness. And the truth? Well, when miracles start happening around Sherry Barrett, a three-year-old girl in a coma, explanations of a rational kind no longer seem important. Injured by a hit-and-run driver while crossing the street, Sherry Barrett lies in a hospital where her doctors say she will never wake up. Her distraught parents, Karen and Simon, make the painful decision to take her off life support. But when they do, Sherry spontaneously begins breathing on her own, the first of many miraculous events to occur. Henry Denton, the driver who struck Sherry, is haunted by the accident and attempts to take his own life, only to be saved by an unexplained force. Sherry’s nurse discovers that the little girl has the power to heal. When word of her gift leaks, the sick begin lining up to be saved and a mysterious stranger sets his sights on vanquishing the believers and the Barretts. Before I Wake delicately brings together grandiose leaps of faith with the fragility of every day moments. There’s a fly-on-the-wall quality in Wiersema’s observations, as his realistically flawed characters struggle with guilt, self-loathing and belief while they go about their daily lives. The novel’s fractured narrative style is propulsive and unexpected at every turn, and succeeds in raising questions about times of great faith, and what happens when they happen to the most unlikely of people. “I believe in miracles — we see them around us all the time,” Wiersema says. “I believe in not having the answers, in there being forces beyond our understanding.”

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    Before I Wake
  • Author : C. L. Taylor
  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Pages : 337
  • ISBN : 9781402294204
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Fiction
  • "An ominous atmosphere, a tense tale of past and present colliding, and a narrator whom no one believes: this book is a delight."-Alex Marwood, author of The Wicked Girls Perfect for fans of Before I Go to Sleep and Into the Darkest Corner, Before I Wake in a clever, psychological story of a mother who will risk everything to uncover the truth after her teenage daughter lands in a coma after deliberately stepping in front of a bus. It's only one line from her fifteen-year-old daughter's diary, but Susan knows it means everything. Charlotte is smart, popular, and beautiful. She is also in a coma following what looks like a desperate suicide attempt. What's more, Susan has no idea what compelled her daughter to step out in front of a city bus. Did she really know her daughter at all? In her hunt for the truth, Susan begins to mistrust everyone close to Charlotte, and she's forced to look further, into the depths of her own past. The secrets hidden there may destroy them both. "This fast, twisty psychological thriller has suspense on every page!"-Paula Daly, author of Just What Kind of Mother Are You? "One of the best books I've read in ages...such a chilling read."-Mel Sherratt, author of Taunting the Dead Published in the U.K.as The Accident

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    If I Should Die Before I Wake
  • Author : Han Nolan
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Pages : 316
  • ISBN : 0152046798
  • Reader Reviews : 17
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • As Hilary, a Neo-Nazi initiate, lies in a coma, she is transported back to Poland at the onset of World War II into the life of a Jewish teenager.

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    If I Die Before I Wake
  • Author : Emily Koch
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Pages : 332
  • ISBN : 9781473547728
  • Reader Reviews : 10
  • Genre : Fiction
  • *COMING SOON* - WHAT JULY KNEW - the new moving mystery by Emily Koch. Available for pre-order now! __________________________________ HOW DO YOU SOLVE YOUR OWN MURDER? Everyone believes Alex is in a coma, unlikely to ever wake up. As his family debate withdrawing life support, he can only listen. But he soon begins to suspect that his accident wasn't really an accident. Even worse, the perpetrator is still out there, and Alex is not the only one in danger. Alex must use a series of clues from his past to solve the mystery of who tried to kill him. He needs to protect those he loves - before they decide to let him go... Keep up to date with all things Emily Koch and subscribe to the newsletter at emilykoch.co.uk _______________________ Praise for If I Die Before I Wake: 'Exhilarating' Daily Mail 'Beautifully written' Cara Hunter, bestselling author of All the Rage 'This is a debut to be reckoned with' Guardian SHORTLISTED FOR THE CWA STEEL DAGGER AWARD

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    If I Die Before I Wake
  • Author : Sherwood King
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN : 9780141958316
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • Laurence is a young ex-sailor who can't resist the lure of the good life, and when he finds a job as chauffeur to the wealthy Mr and Mrs Bannister, his occasional work leaves him free to indulge. Bannister himself is bitter - his twisted leg keeps him on the sidelines while his ravishingly beautiful wife endures his moods with saintly patience. Or does she? It's the Bannisters' closest friend, Grisby, who starts stirring, getting Laurence to agree to a crazy plot. It will net him thousands, no strings attached. But is it all too easy?

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    If I Die Before I Wake
  • Author : Sherwood King
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Pages : 187
  • ISBN : 9780141192192
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • Laurence is a young ex-sailor working as a chaffeur to the wealthy Mr and Mrs Bannister. His boss's business partner draws him into a plot with the promise of thousands of dollars. But when it all goes wrong and he ends up on death row for a murder he didn't commit - who can he trust?

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    Die Before I Wake
  • Author : Laurie Breton
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN : 9781460305874
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Just five days after they meet, Julie Hanrahan and Dr. Thomas Larkin exchange vows on a moonlit Caribbean beach, the whirlwind conclusion to a romance that's swept her off her feet. Tom is sexy, witty and charming and Julie's sure she's found her Prince Charming. But not every fairy tale ends happily ever after. With a workaholic husband, a hostile mother-inlaw and a resentful stepdaughter, the honeymoon doesn't last long. Especially after Julie finds out that Tom's first wife didn't die in an accident after all. The cops called her death a suicide, but Julie is convinced that somebody helped Beth over the side of the Swift River Bridge. Every marriage has its secrets. Julie is starting to wonder if she'll survive discovering the truth about hers...or die before she wakes.

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    Before I Wake
  • Author : Brian James Godawa
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : 1942858809
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  • Genre : Books
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    Before I Wake Up
  • Author : Britta Teckentrup
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 56
  • ISBN : 3791372467
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  • Genre : Books
  • Created by the world-renowned children's author and illustrator Britta Teckentrup, this dreamy, colorful nighttime journey will captivate and soothe young children everywhere. A young girl falls asleep and travels in her dreams through the sky, down to the ocean's depths, and into a jungle. She is accompanied by a lion friend, who eases her fears, gives her confidence, and helps her explore the world around her. Along the way she meets whales, jellyfish, grizzly bears and wolves. Then it is time for the moon balloon to take the girl home to her bed, where she awakes, snuggled safely next to the lion, who returns to being a stuffed toy. Award-winning children's illustrator Britta Teckentrup's collage-like artwork creates a magical world of captivating colors, classic shapes, and softly detailed textures. The gently told story reassures children that they are never alone, even in their dreams. Exquisitely produced, this book is certain to become a pre-bedtime favorite for children and their parents.

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    Before I Wake
  • Author : David Morrell
  • Publisher : Thorndike Press Large Print
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : 1432877224
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • "Before I Wake is David Morrell's third short-story collection and his first since the 2004 publication of Nightscape. It's been a long wait between these volumes, but the wait has now ended in spectacular fashion. Morrell, of course, has long been an acknowledged master of the authentic, edge-of-your-seat action thriller, and that aspect of his talent is on full display in such stories as "My Name Is Legion" and "The Interrogator." But there are other types of stories here as well. Some, such as "Time Was" and "The Companions," reflect the early influence of such seminal writers as Rod Serling and Ray Bradbury. An assortment of literary figures, among them J. D. Salinger ("The Architecture of Snow"), Arthur Conan Doyle ("The Spiritualist"), and Laura Ingalls Wilder ("They") make vivid, often surprising appearances in this volume. Before I Wake is a thriller fan's dream, a rich, resonant collection that reminds us, once again, of its author's enduring and unmistakable importance. This is popular fiction as it should be written. It doesn't get better than this. Note: Due to licensing conflicts, the stories "The Abelard Sanction" and "The Opium-Eater" do not appear in this audio recording"--

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    Before I Wake
  • Author : Anne Frasier
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 386
  • ISBN : 0739453505
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  • Genre : Criminal profilers
  • Arden Davis volunteered for a experiment to wipe out the horrific memories of her family being murdered by a madman. But the experiment was not the success the doctors hoped and she awakens to a living nightmare ... the murderer is still on the streets.

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    Before I Wake
  • Author : Robert J. Wiersema
  • Publisher : National Geographic Books
  • Pages : 0
  • ISBN : 9780679313748
  • Reader Reviews : 8
  • Genre : Fiction
  • They say there are three sides to every story. Yours, mine and the truth. In Before I Wake, debut novelist Robert J. Wiersema cleverly introduces a multitude of voices to tell this astonishing story of loss, redemption and forgiveness. And the truth? Well, when miracles start happening around Sherry Barrett, a three-year-old girl in a coma, explanations of a rational kind no longer seem important. Injured by a hit-and-run driver while crossing the street, Sherry Barrett lies in a hospital where her doctors say she will never wake up. Her distraught parents, Karen and Simon, make the painful decision to take her off life support. But when they do, Sherry spontaneously begins breathing on her own, the first of many miraculous events to occur. Henry Denton, the driver who struck Sherry, is haunted by the accident and attempts to take his own life, only to be saved by an unexplained force. Sherry’s nurse discovers that the little girl has the power to heal. When word of her gift leaks, the sick begin lining up to be saved and a mysterious stranger sets his sights on vanquishing the believers and the Barretts. Before I Wake delicately brings together grandiose leaps of faith with the fragility of every day moments. There’s a fly-on-the-wall quality in Wiersema’s observations, as his realistically flawed characters struggle with guilt, self-loathing and belief while they go about their daily lives. The novel’s fractured narrative style is propulsive and unexpected at every turn, and succeeds in raising questions about times of great faith, and what happens when they happen to the most unlikely of people. “I believe in miracles — we see them around us all the time,” Wiersema says. “I believe in not having the answers, in there being forces beyond our understanding.”

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    The Lie
  • Author : C.L. Taylor
  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN : 9781492602668
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • Haunting and compelling, this psychological thriller is perfect for fans of Gone Girl, Girl on the Train, and Daughter. Jane Hughes has a great boyfriend, a job in an animal shelter, and a tiny cottage in rural Wales. She's happier than she's ever been...but her life is a lie. Jane Hughes does not really exist. Five years earlier, Jane and her best friends set off on what was supposed to be the trip of a lifetime, but it rapidly descended into a nightmare that claimed the lives of two of her friends. Ever since, Jane has tried to put the past behind her and lead a normal life. But someone out there knows the truth about what happened—and they won't stop until they've destroyed Jane and everything she loves.

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    If I Die Before I Wake
  • Author : Eli Shaw
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN : 1648038492
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  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • It all began in 1958 when I was ten. A young family had just moved into the neighborhood. One sunny summer day while I was sitting on the steps to my house, a young boy came up to me and rolled his ball to my feet. With the sun in my face I said hi and rolled it back. He ran off. A few days later he did it again. I eventually became friends with him. I told my mom that a Chinese family had moved into the neighborhood and their son, Charlie, was my new friend. She said, bring him over for supper. I did and after supper he left and my mom told me a story about people who have something called "Mongoloidism", now Down Syndrome. I became his mentor to protect him from the bullies and I got beat up more than he did. He suddenly left and I vowed that I would do something in my life that would change that bullying attitude. This book is about the sixty years since that time where I made good on my vows. It is a group of chapters that comprise the ah ha moments in my journey as a caregiver all over the world. I hope you enjoy and are enlightened by my story.

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    If I Should Die Before I Wake
  • Author : Lurlene McDaniel
  • Publisher : Millbrook Press
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN : 9781512457162
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Audisee® eBooks with Audio combine professional narration and sentence highlighting to engage reluctant readers! Deanne doesn't want to spend her summer on silly debutante activities, like hanging out at the country club and flirting with the rich boys. She’d rather spend time with the kids in the cancer wing at the local hospital. Will Deanne's compassion lead her to love—and heartbreak?

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    The Accident
  • Author : C. L. Taylor
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN : 0007540035
  • Reader Reviews : 8
  • Genre : Fiction
  • âe~A rollercoaster of a suspense novel with multiple twistsâe(tm) Daily Mail KEEPING THIS SECRET WAS KILLING HERâe¦ A gripping psychological thriller about the deadly secrets your children can keep âe¦ Sue Jackson has the perfect family but when her teenage daughter Charlotte deliberately steps in front of a bus and ends up in a coma she is forced to face a very dark reality. Retracing her daughterâe(tm)s steps she finds a horrifying entry in Charlotteâe(tm)s diary and is forced to head deep into Charlotteâe(tm)s private world. In her hunt for evidence, Sue begins to mistrust everyone close to her daughter and sheâe(tm)s forced to look further, into the depths of her own past. Sue will do anything to protect her daughter. But what if she is the reason that Charlotte is in danger?

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    Before I Wake
  • Author : Rachel Vincent
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN : 9781459233256
  • Reader Reviews : 17
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • I died on a Thursday—killed by a monster intent on stealing my soul. The good news? He didn't get it. The bad news? Turns out not even death will get you out of high school… Covering up her own murder was one thing, but faking life is much harder than Kaylee Cavanaugh expected. After weeks spent "recovering," she's back in school, fighting to stay visible to the human world, struggling to fit in with her friends and planning time alone with her new reaper boyfriend. But to earn her keep in the human world, Kaylee must reclaim stolen souls, and when her first assignment brings her face-to-face with an old foe, she knows the game has changed. Her immortal status won't keep her safe. And this time Kaylee isn't just gambling with her own life….

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    If I Should Die Before I Wake
  • Author : Jerry Falwell
  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson Incorporated
  • Pages : 219
  • ISBN : UVA:X001063914
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  • Genre : Social Science
  • Shares the experiences of a rape victim who became pregnant and had an abortion, describes the arguments against abortion, and looks at a program designed to help teenagers with unplanned pregnancies

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    If I Die Before I Wake
  • Author : Jean Little
  • Publisher : Markham, Ont. : Scholastic Canada
  • Pages : 243
  • ISBN : 0439988373
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  • Genre : Diary fiction
  • "I can hardly bear to look at Fanny. She is grey and her breath rasps and gurgles and wheezes. She has lost pounds. Her face is all hollow and a dark colour. A bluish grey. That is one of the symptoms of this Flu, Aunt told us. Nobody is saying the word, but we all know. So many have died, but not my Fan. I will not leave her no matter what anyone says." Fee uses her diary to record all of her fears when the Spanish Flu rages through Toronto. It comforts her when she almost loses her twin sister -- and when it actually takes their older sister Jemma.

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    Final Exit
  • Author : Derek Humphry
  • Publisher : Diane Publishing Company
  • Pages : 200
  • ISBN : UOM:49015002531581
  • Reader Reviews : 5
  • Genre : Self-Help
  • The phenomenal "New York Times" bestseller that has the world talking--a practical guide for the terminally ill to dying with dignity through assisted suicide. Finally available in paperback, this considerate book is for mature adults who are considering the option of ending their lives because of unbearable pain or terminal illness. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.

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    Let Me Die Before I Wake
  • Author : Derek Humphry,Hemlock (Society)
  • Publisher : National Hemlock Society
  • Pages : 156
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105040515525
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  • Genre : Philosophy
  • Tells the stories of the sick and terminally ill who have practiced rational suicide, and discusses the ethical issues

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    If I Should Die Before I Wake
  • Author : K. Scott Oliphint,Sinclair B. Ferguson
  • Publisher : Christian Focus
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN : 1857929969
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  • Genre : Religion
  • Scott and Sinclair discuss why no one really dies of 'natural causes', gives true/false answers to the reasons people think will get them to heaven, explains what the Bible has to say about the future, what heaven is like and how to be ready for death. --from publisher description.

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    Let Me Die Before I Wake
  • Author : Derek Humphry
  • Publisher : ERGO Bookstore
  • Pages : 196
  • ISBN : 0440504775
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  • Genre : Philosophy
  • Tells the stories of the sick and terminally ill who have practiced rational suicide, and discusses the ethical issues

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    Before I Wake
  • Author : Dee Henderson
  • Publisher : Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN : 9781414354699
  • Reader Reviews : 82
  • Genre : Fiction
  • The sheriff of Justice, Illinois, is hunting a killer. Women visiting town are being murdered, tourists in nice hotels, money still in their billfolds, jewelry still on the dresser. Quiet kills—they go to sleep and never awaken. The sheriff is not pleased to find the new detective in town, Rae Gabriella, working the case on behalf of one of the families. She's staying in the same hotel as one of the victims—and her looks suggest she could be the next victim.

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    Before I Wake
  • Author : Clare Revell
  • Publisher : Pelican Ventures Book Group
  • Pages : 300
  • ISBN : 9781522302810
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • With trouble on the streets, DS Zander Ellery is under even more pressure to solve the case of the Prayer Slayer. His partner DC Isabel York is convinced she is being targeted, as all the postcards the Slayer sends are addressed only to her. With Zander and Isabel pulled in different directions, the body count escalates, until the case explodes in a direction no one could foresee—Something that will test everyone to the limits of their experience and faith.

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    Let Me Die Before I Wake
  • Author : Derek Humphry
  • Publisher : Grove/Atlantic
  • Pages : 148
  • ISBN : 0394620224
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  • Genre : Euthanasia
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    Before I Wake
  • Author : Brett Halliday
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Pages : 212
  • ISBN : 9781504019354
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • A teenage girl and her wicked stepmother battle to the death in this pulp fiction classic from the legendary author of the Mike Shayne Mysteries. Ever since her father wrote to say he had married a woman named Florence, April Haddon has nursed a bitter hatred for her stepmother. Now, years later, when they finally meet, she is not disappointed. With her father dead, April is back in Midhampton to claim her inheritance. Only Florence stands in her way. As April’s legal guardian, Florence seems to relish the control she has over her stepdaughter. But April has her own ways of taking control. She’d kill Florence if she thought she could get away with it—she even says so in her diary. And now it seems she’ll get the chance. Over the next eleven days, April and Florence engage in a vicious battle of wills that leads inexorably to tragedy. But is Florence truly an evil stepmother—or is April truly capable of carrying out her darkest fantasies? First published in 1949, Before I Wake was hailed by the Los Angeles Daily News as “an emotional experience” that “hasn’t been matched in years” with “an incredibly terrifying finish that will . . . knock you for a loop.” Praise for Brett Halliday’s Mike Shayne Mysteries “[Mike Shayne is] one of the best of the tough sleuths.” —The New York Times “Unlike anything else in the genre.” —L. J. Washburn, author of For Whom the Funeral Bell Tolls “Raw, ingenious storytelling . . . Pure pleasure.” —Shane Black, creator of Lethal Weapon and writer/director of Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, on Murder Is My Business

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    Die Before I Wake
  • Author : Laurie Breton
  • Publisher : MIRA
  • Pages : 380
  • ISBN : 9781426824838
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • Just five days after they meet, Julie Hanrahan and Dr. Thomas Larkin exchange vows on a moonlit Caribbean beach, the whirlwind conclusion to a romance that's swept her off her feet. Tom is sexy, witty and charming and Julie's sure she's found her Prince Charming. But not every fairy tale ends happily ever after. With a workaholic husband, a hostile mother-in-law and a resentful stepdaughter, the honeymoon doesn't last long. Especially after Julie finds out that Tom's first wife didn't die in an accident after all. The cops called her death a suicide, but Julie is convinced that somebody helped Beth over the side of the Swift River Bridge. Every marriage has its secrets. Julie is starting to wonder if she'll survive discovering the truth about hers…or die before she wakes.

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    Before I Wake
  • Author : John A. Scott
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 433
  • ISBN : IND:30000055327054
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  • Genre : Childlessness
  • In this novel Jonathan Ford, childless at 43, moves restlessly across the world through other people's lives changing them in many ways. It is through two sisters, themselves once hostage to the past, that Ford finally comes to terms with the present. the author's previous novel, 'What I Have Written', was recently made into a play.

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    If I Die Before I Wake
  • Author : June Sharman,Traci Vujicich
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Pages : 168
  • ISBN : 9780595303151
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  • Genre : Self-Help
  • If I Die Before I Wake... is a journal filled with moving essays and quotations to inspire the reader to life with no regrets. As Personal Coaches, June Sharman and Traci Vujicich have found that too many people get to the end of their lives to find that they didn't do what they wanted to do. Rather, they spent their lives focused on the "shoulds" and the "can'ts". Your life doesn't need to be that way. If I Die Before I Wake... is a journal filled with essays on specific topics that people often neglect. By reading them, and then writing down your ideas, plans, and goals, you can prevent yourself from saying "If only I had..." Readers say: "...a profoundly powerful book. It needed to be written, and it needs to be read by everyone. Often poignant, often hilarious, this thoughtful work is truly a 'must-read'."

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    If I Should Die Before I Wake
  • Author : Erik Knud-Hansen
  • Publisher : Balboa Press
  • Pages : 112
  • ISBN : 9798765228753
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  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • If I Should Die Before I Wake leads readers on a quest to understand what it means to be a human being unbound from materialistic society. While it touches on timeless spiritual knowledge, it does not endorse any particular supreme being, or spiritual traditions reliant upon rites, rituals, dogma, or intercession. Instead, the book seeks to equip readers with the knowledge and tools they need to fulfill their spiritual destiny. The book considers questions such as: • Why should we pay attention to the endgame of death and dying? • What can we learn from various spiritual traditions? • How can we transcend sectarianism and bigotry? The author observes that the other side of the mountain is probably not as far away as you think it is. There is a way to look inside yourself and see what is true, without taking someone else’s word for it. This is the knowledge that enlightens the mind and liberates the heart.

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    If I Should Die Before I Wake
  • Author : L.W. Ferguson
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN : 9781468502572
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • David and Jesse Turner have been happily married for seven years when a fatal car crash takes Jesse away from David. Jesse lies in a hospital bed, fighting for her life. She is thrown into another world, unaware that she is in a coma. Aaron Edwards has spent his life fighting to avenge the wrong that was inflicted on him from an early childhood. He spent the first nine years of his life hidden in an attic then he was separated from human compassion in an institution. While fleeing the scene of a crime, he is also caught up in the same fateful car crash. Together he and Jesse discover that everything is not as it may seem. Thomas Keyes, a decorated police officer, lost his wife and child to a serial killer years ago. He leads an ongoing investigation in search for the person or persons responsible for a series of brutal murders. The investigation runs into a wall, but through a strange twist in fate, a nurse named Edith Allen opens Thomas’s eyes to an incredible realization. It is said that beyond all reason, there exists another world. A world not controlled by rationality or predictable thought, but the unpredictable subconscious mind. What happens if that world is discovered? David sits by Jesse’s bedside hoping for a miracle when he, as well as Thomas Keyes, are challenged to believe the impossible. Can the world as they know it, hide another whole and complete existence? David is forced to make a choice. In a race against odds, David must decide whether to kill or be killed. His resolve is tested as he takes a leap of faith and follows his heart. Can he save his wife from a serial killer?

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    If I Die Before I Wake
  • Author : Barb Rogers
  • Publisher : Mango Media
  • Pages : 212
  • ISBN : 9781609251079
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  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • A woman shares the story of her descent into alcoholism, her journey to getting clean and sober, and life on the other side. The tragic death of her teenage son, Jon, forces Barb Rogers to delve into the horror that was her life to that point. Due to a home life fraught with substance and emotional abuse, she found herself bottomed out more than once, and homeless along the way. “When asked in early recovery if I knew any prayers, the one I could think of was the child’s nighttime prayer, “Now I lay me down to sleep.” As I thought of it, I recalled the long nights when I simply wanted to go to sleep and never wake up.” Barb learned most of her life lessons through pain, tragedy, and addiction. This is not a glamorous story; it is real and raw. It is not about survival of the fittest, but the weak, the hopeless, the helpless, the truly addicted—not only to substances, but to drama, anger, excuses, and justifications. Barb reflects on how she reached her lowest point, just what it was, and how and why she finally reached out to a 12-step program for help. She shows the reader what it’s really like to survive, to stay clean and sober, and to find a way to the other side. Recovery was one of the most difficult things she ever did but it was “worth every effort I put out.” Barb Rogers would be the first to tell you she's not special. But her story, told well and with humor, is sure to inspire anyone to put in the work to improve their lives. Praise for If I Die before I Wake “Raw, vivid, and brutally heart-wrenching, Barb’s account of her shattered life...will undoubtedly hit home with many.”—Jennifer Storm, author of Blackout Girl and Leave the Light On “Gripping, tragic, and absolutely impossible to put down.”—Rachael Brownell, author of Mommy Doesn’t Drink Here Anymore “An inspiring story that reflects the transformative power of Twelve Step recovery. This is a particularly important book for any woman who is struggling with sobriety and feels she will never achieve it.”—Stephanie S. Covington, author of A Woman’s Way Through the Twelve Steps

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    If I Should Die Before I Wake
  • Author : Pat Simmons
  • Publisher : Pat Simmons
  • Pages : 6
  • ISBN : N.a
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  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • It is of the LORD's mercies that we are not consumed, because His compassions fail not. They are new every morning, great is Thy faithfulness. Lamentations 3:22-23 God’s mercies are sure; His promises are fulfilled; but a dawn of a new morning is God’ grace. If you need a testimony about God’s grace, then If I Should Die Before I Wake will encourage your soul. Nothing happens in our lives by chance. If you need a miracle, God’s got that too. Trust Him. Has it been a while since you’ve had a testimony? Increase your prayer life, build your faith and walk in victory because without a test, there is no testimony.

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    Dear Canada: If I Die Before I Wake
  • Author : Jean Little
  • Publisher : Scholastic Canada
  • Pages : 248
  • ISBN : 9781443124027
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  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Fee uses her diary to record all of her fears when the Spanish Flu rages through Toronto. It comforts her when she almost loses her twin sister, and when it actually takes their older sister Jemma.

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    Before I Wake (Travels Across Time, Book 1)
  • Author : Mary Ellen Johnson
  • Publisher : ePublishing Works!
  • Pages : 349
  • ISBN : 9781644573280
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • A Novelist’s Fanciful Obsession with a Dark-Eyed Knight Becomes Reality in BEFORE I WAKE, a Historical Time-Travel Romance by Mary Ellen Johnson 13th Century England, Tintagel Castle Historical novelist Magdalena Moore is haunted by the black-haired, black-eyed knight she first encountered during a past life regression. Across a lifetime, Magdalena searches for the truth about Ranulf Navarre and Jane Dreigh. At Tintagel Castle, Magdalena is miraculously transported to thirteenth-century England, where she is Lady Jane, and Lord Navarre is her husband. But Ranulf is not the man of her imagination. Why is Ranulf so cold and Janey so erratic? What secrets are they hiding? When England plunges into civil war, Ranulf backs the wrong side. Knowing he is destined to die in battle, Magdalena tries desperately to cheat fate, save Ranulf, and finally find happiness. But secrets can ruin everything, and Magdelena’s secret is too fantastical to be believed. Publisher’s Note: Readers passionate about history will appreciate the author’s penchant for detail and accuracy. In keeping with the era, this story contains scenes of brutality which are true to the time and man’s timeless inhumanity. There are a limited number of sexual scenes with some vulgarity characteristic of the time. THE TRAVELS ACROSS TIME SERIES Before I Wake Eternal Beloved THE KNIGHTS OF ENGLAND, in series order The Lion and the Leopard A Knight There Was Within A Forest Dark A Child Upon The Throne Lords Among the Ruins The Flames of Rebellion MEET MARY ELLEN JOHNSON Her passion for Medieval England sparked Mary Ellen Johnson’s writing career. Her first medieval historical, The Lion and the Leopard, was followed by The Landlord’s Black-Eyed Daughter, a historical novel based on the Alfred Noyes poem, “The Highwayman.” (Published under the pseudonym, Mary Ellen Dennis.) Landlord was chosen as one of the top 100 historical romances of 2013. After taking a twenty-year detour in a quixotic quest to change the world—rather like Arthurian knights’ quests to find the holy grail, which ended in similar failure—Mary Ellen has happily returned to historical fiction writing and her favorite time period, the tumultuous fourteenth century. Her six-book series, Knights of England, follows the fortunes of the characters (and their progeny) introduced in The Lion and the Leopard through the Black Death, the reign of that most gloriously medieval of monarchs, Edward III, the 1381 Peasants’ Revolt, and ends with the deposition and murder of Richard II in 1399. There is nothing Mary Ellen loves more than bringing Medieval England alive for the reader. She particularly enjoys researching battles, campaigns, the daily lives of both lord and peasant, and trying to figure out our ancestors’ thought processes, particularly how they viewed their world. Oh, and did she mention the castles and cathedrals? Mary Ellen likes to say her favorite place in the world is standing before the tomb of the Black Prince in Canterbury Cathedral. (Hyperbole, of course, since Mary Ellen is not that well-traveled and her favorite places are probably wherever her kids and grandkids reside.) However—and the very recounting gives her chills—a distant cousin recently shared the results of her years-long genealogical research on the family tree. When flipping back through the centuries, Mary Ellen began finding hauntingly familiar names—John of Gaunt, Edward the Black Prince, Edward II, Edward III, even Richard the Lionheart! All the historical characters she’s spent a lifetime reading and writing about! How can that be? Genetic memory? Reincarnation? She has no idea, but you can bet she’ll be exploring the possibilities in future novels!

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    If I Should Die Before I Wake, I Pray the Lord My Soul to Take
  • Author : Gary Chattman
  • Publisher : Strategic Book Publishing
  • Pages : 175
  • ISBN : 9781612045245
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  • Genre : Books
  • Imagine you have become two different people. Today you are in the present, studying for your Bar Mitzvah. Then, suddenly, you dream that you have been transported back in time to Poland, and become caught in the Holocaust. Then you dream that you are in Poland in the Middle Ages. You are to be eradicated by gentile society that sees Jews as not chosen, but sub-human. How do you react? What is the true reality? How can you survive? What does it mean to be a Jew, today or then? And what about God? Is God listening to us? Does God care? Imagine you are Reuben Maimon, an impressionable young man of almost 13, about to take his Bar Mitzvah vows. He must question who he is, and what the ceremony's purpose is. What is the point of a modern Bar/Bat Mitzvah if it doesn't give Jews a link with the past? Imagine you are Reuben Maimon living these two different lives with the same cast of people, and not knowing what is the reality and what is the dream. Imagine what would happen if you die before you wake. Now imagine, if you were Reuben Maimon, if he should die before he wakes... Imagine. About the Author: Gary Chattman is a retired administrator/teacher who lives in Yonkers, New York. He is writing a play about the effects of Kristallnacht on German Jewish children. He is a Bar Mitzvah, piano, S.A.T., and school subjects' teacher, as well as a college professor. Publisher's website: http: //www.sbpra.com/GaryChattman

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    If I Die Before I Wake
  • Author : Jamie Suzanne,Francine Pascal
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 245
  • ISBN : 0553505351
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  • Genre : Babysitters
  • After Jessica and Elizabeth kill an evil creature from the Riccoli kids' nightmares, they think everyone if free of their fear. But the creature has left the kids' nightmares to terrorized them in real life.

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    All These Perfect Strangers
  • Author : Aoife Clifford
  • Publisher : Alibi
  • Pages : 294
  • ISBN : 9780399593932
  • Reader Reviews : 6
  • Genre : Fiction
  • In this intimate debut thriller in the vein of Donna Tartt’s The Secret History, an award-winning mystery writer delves into the mind of a young woman who’s closer to murder than she’d like to admit. “This is about three deaths. Actually more, if you go back far enough. I say deaths but perhaps all of them were murders. It’s a grey area. Murder, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder.” Within six months of her arrival at a university campus, three of Penelope Sheppard’s new friends are dead. And only Pen knows why. This isn’t Pen’s first encounter with violence, and she’s an expert at keeping secrets—especially ones as dark and dangerous as her own. Reputations have a way of haunting you—they’re easy to make, hard to shake. After Pen leaves her isolated hometown to escape the judgmental stares of her neighbors and carve out a new identity for herself, she’s free from the stigma of her past mistakes. At school, Pen is anonymous, surrounded by an eclectic collection of perfect strangers. But when someone begins to uncover the deadly secrets she thought she’d left behind, how far will Pen go to protect her new life? Six months later, Pen is back home, the victim of a violent trauma and a pariah once again. Now, reluctantly, she must recount her story from start to finish: to her shrink, to the police, even to herself. Because until she tells the whole truth, there will be no escaping the past. Praise for All These Perfect Strangers “Best book I’ve read this year. Fabulous writing.”—Fiona Barton, New York Times bestselling author of The Widow “All These Perfect Strangers gripped me and didn’t let go until the last page. Aiofe Clifford creates a disturbing but compelling cast of characters, leaving the reader constantly guessing what’s around the corner. It’s a cleverly woven plot, a wonderful, compelling read that lingers long after the book is closed.”—Jane Harper, award-winning author of The Dry “Unputdownable.”—Marie Claire (Australia) “A picture of death and betrayal across the sexually charged canvas of a first year on a university campus . . . tense, sparse . . . The gripping plot challenges and subverts the notion of innocence until the very last page.”—Monocle “A compulsively readable mystery set on a college campus, with one girl at the heart of it all, All These Perfect Strangers is a seething conflagration of lies and betrayal that explodes to a shocking conclusion. I couldn't put it down!”—Carla Buckley, author of The Good Goodbye “Aoife Clifford has given us one terrific yarn. All These Perfect Strangers is tender and cruel, naïve and complex, hopeful and crushing. In other words, real to the broken and bloody bone. A phenomenal debut novel that will make you forget you have other things to do. Read this book and spend the next week captivated by our hero, Pen Sheppard.”–T. E. Woods, author of the Justice series “Intrigue, betrayal and murder . . . deliciously dark.”–T.R. Richmond, author of What She Left “Aoife Clifford’s debut novel twists and turns and twists again. All These Perfect Strangers is really a perfect blend of storytelling and psychological suspense. I can’t wait to see what Clifford does next.”—Nichole Christoff, author of The Kill List