A Darker Reality

On her first trip to Washington, D.C., Elena Standish finally gets to visit her American mother's wealthy parents to celebrate a milestone anniversary.

A Darker Reality

A Darker Reality

On her first trip to Washington, D.C., Elena Standish finally gets to visit her American mother's wealthy parents to celebrate a milestone anniversary. But the festivities come to a sudden and tragic end when one of the guests, Lila Worth, is run over by a car in the driveway outside. Soon an arrest is made, and to Elena's horror, the accused is none other than her own grandfather. Determined to clear his name and save her family from disgrace, she delves into the details of her grandfather's investments and discovers that his business secrets run deep.

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A Darker Reality
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Anne Perry
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021 - Publisher: Ballantine Books

On her first trip to Washington, D.C., Elena Standish finally gets to visit her American mother's wealthy parents to celebrate a milestone anniversary. But the festivities come to a sudden and tragic end when one of the guests, Lila Worth, is run over by a car in the driveway outside.
A Darker Reality
Language: en
Pages: 356
Authors: Anne Perry
Categories: British
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021 - Publisher:

Elena Standish, a young English photographer who works for British Intelligence, is visiting her grandparents' home in Washington DC when tragedy strikes. A lavish party is held to mark her grandparents' sixtieth wedding anniversary and Elena takes pride in capturing the event on camera, but when the beautiful wife of
A Darker Reality
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Anne Perry
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-09-21 - Publisher: Ballantine Books

A personal trip turns perilous for Elena Standish after the murder of a British spy forces her to face dark family secrets in this exciting 1930s mystery by bestselling author Anne Perry. On her first trip to Washington, D.C., Elena Standish finally gets to visit her American mother’s wealthy parents
Animal City
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Andrew A. Robichaud
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-12-17 - Publisher: Harvard University Press

American urbanites once lived alongside livestock and beasts of burden. But as cities grew, human–animal relationships changed. The city became a place for pets, not slaughterhouses or working animals. Andrew Robichaud traces the far-reaching consequences of this shift—for urban landscapes, animal- and child-welfare laws, and environmental justice.
Maternal Desire
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Daphne de Marneffe
Categories: Family & Relationships
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-14 - Publisher: Scribner

Esteemed psychologist Daphne de Marneffe examines women’s desire to care for children in an updated reissue of her “fascinating analysis that’s a welcome addition to the dialogues about motherhood” (Publishers Weekly). If a century ago it was women’s sexual desires that were unspeakable, today it is the female desire to

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