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Behind Closed Doors

Behind Closed Doors
Author : B. A. Paris
Publisher : St. Martin's Press
Release Date : 2016-08-09
Category : Fiction
Total pages :336
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THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES AND USA TODAY BESTSELLING DEBUT PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER YOU CAN'T MISS! The perfect marriage? Or the perfect lie? “A hair-raising debut, both unsettling and addictive...A chilling thriller that will keep you reading long into the night.” —Mary Kubica, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of The Good Girl “This is one readers won’t be able to put down.” —Booklist (starred review) "A can’t-put-down psychological thriller.” —Library Journal (starred review) “This debut is guaranteed to haunt you...Warning: brace yourself.” —Bustle (10 New Thrillers to Read This Summer) “The sense of believably and terror that engulfs Behind Closed Doors doesn't waver.” —The Associated Press, picked up by The Washington Post “This was one of the best and most terrifying psychological thrillers I have ever read.” —San Francisco Book Review Everyone knows a couple like Jack and Grace. He has looks and wealth; she has charm and elegance. He’s a dedicated attorney who has never lost a case; she is a flawless homemaker, a masterful gardener and cook, and dotes on her disabled younger sister. Though they are still newlyweds, they seem to have it all. You might not want to like them, but you do. You’re hopelessly charmed by the ease and comfort of their home, by the graciousness of the dinner parties they throw. You’d like to get to know Grace better. But it’s difficult, because you realize Jack and Grace are inseparable. Some might call this true love. Others might wonder why Grace never answers the phone. Or why she can never meet for coffee, even though she doesn’t work. How she can cook such elaborate meals but remain so slim. Or why she never seems to take anything with her when she leaves the house, not even a pen. Or why there are such high-security metal shutters on all the downstairs windows. Some might wonder what’s really going on once the dinner party is over, and the front door has closed. From bestselling author B. A. Paris comes the gripping thriller and international phenomenon Behind Closed Doors.

Behind Closed Doors

Behind Closed Doors
Author : B A Paris
Publisher : HarperCollins Australia
Release Date : 2016-05-01
Category : Fiction
Total pages :352
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A psychological thriller with a twist you won't see coming… 'A hair–raising debut, BEHIND CLOSED DOORS is both unsettling and addictive, as I raced through the pages to find out Grace's fate. A chilling thriller that will keep you reading long into the night.' Mary Kubica, New York Times bestselling author of The Good Girl 'It took me just an afternoon to read this book and by the end, my heart was pounding. If you like fast and frantic stories, you'll love this.' The Sun 'This one is 2016's answer to Gone Girl. Nuff said.' Women's Health UK The perfect marriage? Or the perfect lie? Everyone knows a couple like Jack and Grace. He has looks and wealth; she has charm and elegance. You might not want to like them, but you do. You'd like to get to know Grace better. But it's difficult, because you realise Jack and Grace are never apart. Some might call this true love. Others might ask why Grace never answers the phone. Or how she can never meet for coffee, even though she doesn't work. How she can cook such elaborate meals but remain so slim. And why there are bars on one of the bedroom windows. Behind Closed Doors by B A Paris is an unforgettable, page–turning debut thriller that will appeal to fans of Gillian Flynn, Paula Hawkins and Jodi Picoult. Addictive, compulsive and much more! It's so big we can't keep it Behind Closed Doors Perfect for fans of The Girl on the Train and The Ice Twins Now includes an excerpt of The Dilemma

Behind Closed Doors

Behind Closed Doors
Author : B. A. Paris
Publisher : Macmillan
Release Date : 2016-08-09
Category : Fiction
Total pages :293
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The friends of a seemingly perfect socialite couple that begin to see cracks in the facade when they realize that the husband and wife are never apart and that there are bars on one of the couple's upstairs windows.

Behind Closed Doors

Behind Closed Doors
Author : Miriam Halahmy
Publisher : Holiday House
Release Date : 2017-03-30
Category : Juvenile Fiction
Total pages :256
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Josie has a secret: her mother is a hoarder. Tasha has a secret, too: her mother’s new boyfriend keeps trying to sneak into her room and seduce her. The two 16-year-olds don’t get along at school, but one night Tasha bolts from her dangerous home and finds herself at Josie’s door. Josie’s mother is in jail for debt, and the girls are alone in the cramped, crowded, bursting home. Slowly, they begin to talk about the challenges they face, a process of sharing that lessens their shame, guilt and fear. With each other’s support, they may even find a way to save themselves from their parents’ demons. Behind Closed Doors is an unflinching examination of the stigmas surrounding mental illness, abuse and poverty, and an affirming portrayal of the power of female friendships and the power of honesty to heal.

Behind closed doors

Behind closed doors
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release Date : 2004
Category :
Total pages :23
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Behind Closed Doors

Behind Closed Doors
Author : Murray Murray Arnold Straus,Richard J. Gelles,Suzanne K. Steinmetz
Publisher : Transaction Publishers
Release Date : 1988
Category : Social Science
Total pages :301
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Behind Closed Doors is grounded in the unprecedented national survey of the extent, patterns, and causes of violence in the American family. Based on a study of over 2,000 families, the authors provide landmark insights into this phenomenon of violence and what causes Americans to inflict it on their family members. The authors explore the relationship between spousal abuse and child abuse as well as abuse between siblings, violence by children against their parents, and the causes and effects of verbal abuse. Taken together, their analysis provides a vivid picture of how violence is woven into the fabric of family life and why the hallmark of family life is both love and violence. This is a comprehensive, highly readable account of interest to both the professional and the layperson on an important topic, which concerns the social well-being of us all.

Behind Closed Doors Middle School Or Drama School

Behind Closed Doors Middle School Or Drama School
Author : Shirley Brewton
Publisher : FriesenPress
Release Date : 2012-06
Category : Education
Total pages :120
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Challenging, Exciting, Rewarding, Sadness, a journey that comes with a struggle. This book of fiction is an unforgettable story about the struggles and challenges of working in an urban middle school environment. On any given day at Snyder Middle School, the business of educating adolescent students was a challenge. You are awarded the opportunity to take a tour of the main office to view some of the disruptions that occur, visit with parents that may lead to turmoil and disappointment and the positive impact that parental participation can affect a school. Visit the classroom; meet some of the teachers as well as the administration. Discover how some of the stake holders in education can move student achievement and how some take for granted how viable their jobs are in educating students. This journey behind closed doors will provide you with the drama of laughter and sometimes tears especially when one of the students, Nicky, becomes extremely ill. Nicky has the ambition to become a writer until a tragedy comes into her life.

Behind Closed Doors

Behind Closed Doors
Author : Natalie R. Collins
Publisher : St. Martin's Press
Release Date : 2007-01-02
Category : Fiction
Total pages :352
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For twenty years, they had been closer than sisters, sharing girlhood secrets, their hopes and dreams for the future—and a soul-searing promise. Melissa was the only one who knew what had really happened to Jannie beyond the sacred walls of the Mormon Temple the night that changed her life forever.... UNTIL HER BEST FRIEND VANISHED WITHOUT A TRACE. Now Melissa has gone missing, just days after entrusting Jannie with a mysterious box that someone would kill to possess. And someone has—leaving in their murderous wake an innocent victim and a trail of blood that leads to the heart of Jannie's hidden burden. Desperate to protect her secret, and to find out what has happened to Melissa, Jannie trusts no one. Not the stranger whose piercing green eyes have already seen too much, nor the family and friends whose familiar fold may be shielding a cold-blooded killer who is lurking BEHIND CLOSED DOORS.

Behind Closed Doors

Behind Closed Doors
Author : Susan R. Sloan
Publisher : Sphere
Release Date : 2017-05-04
Category :
Total pages :448
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Valerie O'Connor comes from a large, close-knit, working class family in Vermont. At the age of eighteen, she marries twenty-five-year-old Jack Marsh. He is a handsome, dashing Korean War veteran, but he is also a damaged man who cannot keep himself from taking his fears and insecurities out on his wife and his five children. To make matters worse, Jack takes Valerie away from her family, and all the way across the country, isolating her from the very people who know her and care about her the most. Too proud to ask for help or admit her failure as a wife and mother, Valerie is unable to protect either herself or the children. One by one, pushed to the extreme, the children escape, in one fashion or another, until they are all gone, even Ricky, the youngest and perhaps the most troubled, and there is only Jack left, and Valerie must face the reality of her marriage and her life. And then, as if out of the ashes, another generation begins. Will history repeat itself? The answer is a message for us all. Visit the author's website on www.sloanbooks.com

World War II Behind Closed Doors

World War II Behind Closed Doors
Author : Laurence Rees
Publisher : Vintage
Release Date : 2009-04-28
Category : History
Total pages :448
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In this revelatory chronicle of World War II, Laurence Rees documents the dramatic and secret deals that helped make the war possible and prompted some of the most crucial decisions made during the conflict. Drawing on material available only since the opening of archives in Eastern Europe and Russia, as well as amazing new testimony from nearly a hundred separate witnesses from the period—Rees reexamines the key choices made by Stalin, Churchill and Roosevelt during the war, and presents, in a compelling and fresh way, the reasons why the people of Poland, the Baltic states, and other European countries simply swapped the rule of one tyrant for another. Surprising, incisive, and endlessly intriguing, World War II Behind Closed Doors will change the way we think about the Second World War. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Behind Closed Doors

Behind Closed Doors
Author : Johanna Rothman
Publisher : Unknown
Release Date : 2005
Category :
Total pages :176
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You may never have seen great management. Or, more likely, you've seen pieces of great management, but you may not know how to pull it all together. If you're a seasoned manager who wants to be more effective, or if you're considering moving into management, this book will show you what to do and how to do it effectively.

Behind Closed Doors

Behind Closed Doors
Author : Therese Lichtenstein,Hans Bellmer,International Center of Photography
Publisher : Univ of California Press
Release Date : 2001
Category : Art
Total pages :254
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Until now there has been little available in English about Bellmer's dolls, and Lichtenstein's book will be welcomed for its fresh interpretations of the artist's work and his place in European modernism. Eighty striking photographs accompany the text."--BOOK JACKET.

Behind Closed Doors

Behind Closed Doors
Author : Amanda Vickery
Publisher : Yale University Press
Release Date : 2009-11-17
Category : History
Total pages :445
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From the award-winning author of The Gentleman’s Daughter,a witty and academic illumination of daily domestic life in Georgian England. In this brilliant work, Amanda Vickery unlocks the homes of Georgian England to examine the lives of the people who lived there. Writing with her customary wit and verve, she introduces us to men and women from all walks of life: gentlewoman Anne Dormer in her stately Oxfordshire mansion, bachelor clerk and future novelist Anthony Trollope in his dreary London lodgings, genteel spinsters keeping up appearances in two rooms with yellow wallpaper, servants with only a locking box to call their own. Vickery makes ingenious use of upholsterer’s ledgers, burglary trials, and other unusual sources to reveal the roles of house and home in economic survival, social success, and political representation during the long eighteenth century. Through the spread of formal visiting, the proliferation of affordable ornamental furnishings, the commercial celebration of feminine artistry at home, and the currency of the language of taste, even modest homes turned into arenas of social campaign and exhibition. The basis of a 3-part TV series for BBC2. “Vickery is that rare thing, an…historian who writes like a novelist.”—Jane Schilling, Daily Mail “Comparison between Vickery and Jane Austen is irresistible…This book is almost too pleasurable, in that Vickery's style and delicious nosiness conceal some seriously weighty scholarship.”—Lisa Hilton, The Independent “If until now the Georgian home has been like a monochrome engraving, Vickery has made it three dimensional and vibrantly colored. Behind Closed Doors demonstrates that rigorous academic work can also be nosy, gossipy, and utterly engaging.”—Andrea Wulf, New York Times Book Review

Behind Closed Doors

Behind Closed Doors
Author : Laura Stark
Publisher : University of Chicago Press
Release Date : 2012-02-01
Category : History
Total pages :229
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Although the subject of federally mandated Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) has been extensively debated, we actually do not know much about what takes place when they convene. The story of how IRBs work today is a story about their past as well as their present, and Behind Closed Doors is the first book to meld firsthand observations of IRB meetings with the history of how rules for the treatment of human subjects were formalized in the United States in the decades after World War II. Drawing on extensive archival sources, Laura Stark reconstructs the daily lives of scientists, lawyers, administrators, and research subjects working—and “warring”—on the campus of the National Institutes of Health, where they first wrote the rules for the treatment of human subjects. Stark argues that the model of group deliberation that gradually crystallized during this period reflected contemporary legal and medical conceptions of what it meant to be human, what political rights human subjects deserved, and which stakeholders were best suited to decide. She then explains how the historical contingencies that shaped rules for the treatment of human subjects in the postwar era guide decision making today—within hospitals, universities, health departments, and other institutions in the United States and across the globe. Meticulously researched and gracefully argued, Behind Closed Doors will be essential reading for sociologists and historians of science and medicine, as well as policy makers and IRB administrators.

Behind Closed Doors

Behind Closed Doors
Author : Danielle Allysandra Wauren
Publisher : Experiences & Experiments Books Pte Ltd
Release Date : 2021
Category : Juvenile Fiction
Total pages :129
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Debra has always felt insecure about who she was. She hated the life she had with her mother, never knew her dad. She struggles even more upon discovering she has a superpower. Seeing the future was her ability. Her mission was to find who her dad was but is interrupted when she found her mom dead on the floor after coming home from school. Juggling two missions, she finds out this it’s a tangled tale as the murderer was the person she was actually looking for – Dad.