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The Perfect Husband

By Lisa Gardner
  • ISBN Code: : 0553900862
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Pages : 432
  • Category : Fiction
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What would you do if the man of your dreams hides the soul of a killer? Jim Beckett was everything she'd ever dreamed of . . . But two years after Tess married the decorated cop and bore his child, she helped put him behind bars for savagely murdering ten women. Even locked up in a maximum security prison, he vowed he would come after her and make her pay. Now the cunning killer has escaped—and the most dangerous game of all begins. . . . After a lifetime of fear, Tess will do something she's never done before. She's going to learn to protect her daughter and fight back, with the help of a burned-out ex-marine. As the largest manhunt four states have ever seen mobilizes to catch Beckett, the clock winds down to the terrifying reunion between husband and wife. And Tess knows that this time, her only choices are to kill—or be killed.

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An Ideal Husband by Oscar Wilde was first performed as a stage play in 1895. Set in London, and taking place over a period of twenty-four hours, characters such as The Earl of Caversham, Lord Goring, and Miss Mabel Chiltern converse about subjects that revolve around blackmail, political corruption, and honour.

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  • Total of Pages : 384
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  • Book Code : 1429906839
  • Total of Pages : 240
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  • Total of Pages : 252
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  • Pdf File: my-perfect-husband-s-life.pdf

Book Short Summary:

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER We have your wife. You get her back for two million cash. On an ordinary afternoon, an ordinary man, a gardener of modest means, gets a phone call out of his worst nightmare. The caller is dead serious. He doesn’t care that Mitch can’t raise that kind of money. If she’s everything to you, then you’ll find a way. Mitch loves his wife more than life itself. He’s got sixty hours to prove it. He has to find the two million by then. But he’ll pay a lot more. He’ll pay anything. BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Dean Koontz's The City.

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  • Total of Pages : 352
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She was his second wife—to die. . . Coming off a failed marriage, a beautiful woman named Toni joined an online dating site, hoping to find true and lasting love. Harold Henthorn seemed like her dream come true—a handsome man who said he had “a heart for others.” Only weeks after meeting, they were wed. But Toni’s family began noticing Harold’s dark side—especially his controlling nature, which Toni didn’t seem to mind. Until she met her end at the bottom of a ravine. . . Was he a grieving husband—or a black widower? Harold’s tearful story of his wife’s hiking “accident” just didn’t hold up with Toni’s family—or the police. Then a shocking truth was uncovered: twenty years before, Harold’s first wife had also died suspiciously in a remote area with no witnesses. Soon, more questions arose: Who was Harold Henthorn—a devoted, grief-stricken husband or a cold, calculating killer? Could authorities find a way to connect his wives’ deaths and expose the truth?

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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Book Code : 1101185201
  • Total of Pages : 336
  • Category : Family & Relationships
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  • Pdf File: marry-him.pdf

Book Short Summary:

An eye-opening, funny, painful, and always truthful in-depth examination of modern relationships and a wake-up call for single women about getting real about Mr. Right. You have a fulfilling job, great friends, and the perfect apartment. So what if you haven’t found “The One” just yet. He’ll come along someday, right? But what if he doesn’t? Or what if Mr. Right had been, well, Mr. Right in Front of You—but you passed him by? Nearing forty and still single, journalist Lori Gottlieb started to wonder: What makes for lasting romantic fulfillment, and are we looking for those qualities when we’re dating? Are we too picky about trivial things that don’t matter, and not picky enough about the often overlooked things that do? In Marry Him, Gottlieb explores an all-too-common dilemma—how to reconcile the desire for a happy marriage with a list of must-haves and deal-breakers so long and complicated that many great guys get misguidedly eliminated. On a quest to find the answer, Gottlieb sets out on her own journey in search of love, discovering wisdom and surprising insights from sociologists and neurobiologists, marital researchers and behavioral economists—as well as single and married men and women of all generations.

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By Amy Sutherland
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  • Publisher : Random House
  • Book Code : 1588366901
  • Total of Pages : 192
  • Category : Self-Help
  • Members : 990
  • Pdf File: what-shamu-taught-me-about-life-love-and-marriage.pdf

Book Short Summary:

While observing exotic animal trainers for her acclaimed book Kicked, Bitten, and Scratched, journalist Amy Sutherland had an epiphany: What if she used these training techniques with the human animals in her own life–namely her dear husband, Scott? In this lively and perceptive book, Sutherland tells how she took the trainers’ lessons home. The next time her forgetful husband stomped through the house in search of his mislaid car keys, she asked herself, “What would a dolphin trainer do?” The answer was: nothing. Trainers reward the behavior they want and, just as important, ignore the behavior they don’t. Rather than appease her mate’s rising temper by joining in the search, or fuel his temper by nagging him to keep better track of his things in the first place, Sutherland kept her mouth shut and her eyes on the dishes she was washing. In short order, Scott found his keys and regained his cool. “I felt like I should throw him a mackerel,” she writes. In time, as she put more training principles into action, she noticed that she became more optimistic and less judgmental, and their twelve-year marriage was better than ever. What started as a goofy experiment had such good results that Sutherland began using the training techniques with all the people in her life, including her mother, her friends, her students, even the clerk at the post office. In the end, the biggest lesson she learned is that the only animal you can truly change is yourself. Full of fun facts, fascinating insights, hilarious anecdotes, and practical tips, What Shamu Taught Me About Life, Love, and Marriage describes Sutherland’s Alice-in-Wonderland experience of stumbling into a world where cheetahs walk nicely on leashes and elephants paint with watercolors, and of leaving a new, improved Homo sapiens.

The Husband Poisoner

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  • Publisher : Hachette Australia
  • Book Code : 0733642462
  • Total of Pages : 352
  • Category : True Crime
  • Members : 387
  • Pdf File: the-husband-poisoner.pdf

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**Shortlisted for the 2021 Ned Kelly Award for True Crime** Shocking real-life stories of murderous women who used rat poison to rid themselves of husbands and other inconvenient family members. For readers of compelling history and true crime, from critically acclaimed, award-winning author Tanya Bretherton. After World War II, Sydney experienced a crime wave that was chillingly calculated. Discontent mixed with despair, greed with callous disregard. Women who had lost their wartime freedoms headed back into the kitchen with sinister intent and the household poison thallium, normally used to kill rats, was repurposed to kill husbands and other inconvenient family members. Yvonne Fletcher disposed of two husbands. Caroline Grills cheerfully poisoned her stepmother, a family friend, her brother and his wife. Unlike arsenic or cyanide, thallium is colourless, odourless and tasteless; victims were misdiagnosed as insane malingerers or ill due to other reasons. And once one death was attributed to natural causes, it was all too easy for an aggrieved woman to kill again. This is the story of a series of murders that struck at the very heart of domestic life. It's the tale of women who looked for deadly solutions to what they saw as impossible situations. The Husband Poisoner documents the reasons behind the choices these women made - and their terrible outcomes.

The Killing Hour

By Lisa Gardner
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  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Book Code : 0553897667
  • Total of Pages : 336
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 203
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Each time he struck, he took two victims. Day after day, he waited for the first body to be discovered--a body containing all the clues the investigators needed to find the second victim, who waited...prey to a slow but certain death. The clock ticked--salvation was possible. The police were never in time. Years have passed; but for this killer, time has stood still. As a heat wave of epic proportions descends, the game begins again. Two girls have disappeared...and the clock is ticking. Rookie FBI agent Kimberly Quincy knows the killer’s deadline can be met. But she’ll have to break some rules to beat an exactingly vicious criminal at a game he’s had time to perfect. For the Killing Hour has arrived....

The Husband's Secret

By Liane Moriarty
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Book Code : 1101636238
  • Total of Pages : 416
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 557
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SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE—THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER FROM THE AUTHOR OF BIG LITTLE LIES AND APPLES NEVER FALL One of the Best Books of the Year—Entertainment Weekly One of the Top Ten Books of the Year—People At the heart of The Husband’s Secret is a letter that’s not meant to be read… My darling Cecilia, If you’re reading this, then I’ve died… Imagine your husband wrote you a letter, to be opened after his death. Imagine, too, that the letter contains his deepest, darkest secret—something with the potential to destroy not only the life you built together, but the lives of others as well. And then imagine that you stumble across that letter while your husband is still very much alive… Cecilia Fitzpatrick has achieved it all—she’s an incredibly successful businesswoman, a pillar of her small community, and a devoted wife and mother. But that letter is about to change everything—and not just for her. There are other women who barely know Cecilia—or each other—but they, too, are about to feel the earth-shattering repercussions of her husband’s secret. READERS GUIDE INCLUDED

My Perfect Husband: Novelindo Publishing

By K.O.H
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  • Publisher : Novelindo Publishing
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 285
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 703
  • Pdf File: my-perfect-husband.pdf

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Christy harus menerima kenyataan bahwa dia harus menikah dengan lelaki yang tidak ia cintai karena kepergok satu ranjang oleh kedua orangtua lelaki tersebut. Daniel mau tidak mau menuruti apa kemauan kedua orangtuanya karena sudah kepergok satu ranjang dengan wanita yang membuat dirinya penasaran. Mereka berpisah selama lima tahun setelah pernikahan mereka berjalan selama tiga bulan karena perdebatan kecil yang membuat keduanya mementingkan egonya masing-masing. Sampai akhirnya Daniel menemukan Christy tidak lagi sendiri melainkan bersama dengan sepasang anak kecil, dan menatap kedua anak tersebut membuatnya merasakan getaran yang tidak dapat diartikan. Dapatkah Daniel memperbaiki kesalahannya karena telah mengusir wanita yang kini menjadi bagian dari perasaannya saat ini.

This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage

By Ann Patchett
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  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Book Code : 0062236695
  • Total of Pages : 320
  • Category : Literary Collections
  • Members : 188
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A Reese Witherspoon Book Club Pick “I had been so engaged by Ann Patchett’s multifaceted story, so lured in by her confiding voice, that I forgot I was on the job. […] As the best personal essays often do, Patchett’s is a two-way mirror, reflecting both the author and her readers.” — New York Times Book Review Blending literature and memoir, New York Times bestselling author Ann Patchett, author of State of Wonder, Run, and Bel Canto, examines her deepest commitments—to writing, family, friends, dogs, books, and her husband—creating a resonant portrait of a life in This is the Story of a Happy Marriage. This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage takes us into the very real world of Ann Patchett’s life. Stretching from her childhood to the present day, from a disastrous early marriage to a later happy one, it covers a multitude of topics, including relationships with family and friends, and charts the hard work and joy of writing, and the unexpected thrill of opening a bookstore. As she shares stories of the people, places, ideals, and art to which she has remained indelibly committed, Ann Patchett brings into focus the large experiences and small moments that have shaped her as a daughter, wife, and writer.

Fun Home

By Alison Bechdel
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  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Book Code : 0547347006
  • Total of Pages : 240
  • Category : Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Members : 696
  • Pdf File: fun-home.pdf

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The introduction, by the acclaimed biographer Linda Lear, tells the story of Carson’s courageous defense of her truths in the face of a ruthless assault form the chemical industry following the publication of Silent Spring and before her untimely death.

How to Be The Almost Perfect Husband

By J.S. Salt
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : SCB Distributors
  • Book Code : 1931657130
  • Total of Pages : 128
  • Category : Family & Relationships
  • Members : 435
  • Pdf File: how-to-be-the-almost-perfect-husband.pdf

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Here's women's advice on pleasing your wife - warm, engaging and sincere. Presented in their own words - in one to three sentence bits of advice – this is a collection of small, simple things a husband can do to make a BIG difference in their marriage. A true catalyst for conversation. Guaranteed to improve any marriage. Over 250,000 copies sold!

My Perfect Husband

By Nurul Cantika
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  • Publisher : Eternity Publishing
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 268
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 716
  • Pdf File: my-perfect-husband.pdf

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Syakila Saputri Maharani, siswi kelas 12 di SMA Chatelir yang baru merayakan ulang tahunnya ke 18 harus di buat terkejut dengan suatu kenyataan. Padahal, saat perayaan ulang tahunnya yang ke 18 tahun, Syakila baru saja mengenalkan sang kekasih kepada Papa dan Mama nya dan berharap mendapat restu untuk saling berjuang menata masa depan mereka sampai mencapai kata serius. Namun, siapa di sangka saat perayaan ulang tahunnya Syakila malah bertemu seorang tentara yang mengetahui namanya tetapi ia tidak? Dan siapa sangka juga bahwa pertemuannya dengan seorang tentara tersebut sekaligus pertemuan untuk mengumumkan bahwa Syakila di jodohkan oleh tentara tersebut yang bernama Muhammad Dzaki Mubarak yang kerap di panggil Dzaki dengan pangkat Kopral Kepala atau Kopka.

How to be a Perfect Husband

By William Heath Robinson
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  • Publisher : eBook Partnership
  • Book Code : 1910226238
  • Total of Pages : 130
  • Category : Humor
  • Members : 219
  • Pdf File: how-to-be-a-perfect-husband.pdf

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First published in 1937, 'How to be a Perfect Husband' is the second book in the 'How to...' series. From finding a wife to growing old together, Heath Robinson and K.R.G. Browne explore many aspects of married life with witty and insightful text and illustrations. Heath Robinson received much teasing from his family about this choice of subject. However, looking back over his cartoons one finds that romance and courtship had been among his most frequently chosen subjects, from early 'Cupid' cartoons to such pictures as 'The Coquette' and 'Stolen Kisses' which were reproduced in 'Absurdities' in 1934.'How to be a Perfect Husband' reflects the great changes that took place in the marital relationship between the wars. The authors' gentle humour pokes fun at the challenges faced by men due to the depression, a lack of servants and the newly confident 'modern' woman. Of course, housework without servants also made life very difficult for women, until the invention of the washing machine and vacuum cleaner in the 1930s meant that things became a little easier. This too is reflected in the illustrations as Heath Robinson demonstrates his considerable talent for devising imaginative solutions to every-day problems in the home. For example, he offers us his take on a super-de-luxe coffee maker (that looks a lot like a complex twenty-first century expresso machine), a method of frittering a banana using electricity and various gadgets to help with childcare. Ultimately, the authors conclude that tolerance, compromise and being helpful are key characteristics of a perfect husband, if only to ensure that he can 'earn a reputation for thoughtfulness that will stand him in good stead whenever he wishes to touch his mother-in-law for a fiver'!If, in addition to being a perfect spouse, you also love gardening (even though you live in a flat), you have a car and you play golf then you will find much to amuse and inform you in our other titles by Heath Robinson and K. R. G. Browne: How to Live in Flat How to Make a Garden Grow How to be a Motorist Humours of GolfAll our Heath Robinson titles include a Foreword by Geoffrey Beare, Trustee of the William Heath Robinson Trust, who is working to build a Heath Robinson museum in North London.

Perfect Husband

By Ayu Tarigan
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  • Publisher : Ayu Books
  • Book Code : 6237501533
  • Total of Pages : 265
  • Category : Family & Relationships
  • Members : 748
  • Pdf File: perfect-husband.pdf

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Zuhra Kalinka, harus menerima kepahitan karena sang kekasih lebih memilih pergi melanjutkan studinya ke luar negeri disaat gadis itu sedang mengandung. Memiliki anak diluar nikah tanpa status ayah yang jelas tentu bukan hal yang membanggakan mengingat dirinya tinggal di pulau yang sangat kental adat dan istiadatnya. Lalu, apa yang harus Zuhra lakukan saat seorang pria dingin tak terbaca datang untuk menikahinya? Pria yang diam-diam membuatnya jatuh cinta.