White Lies

White Lies

Author: Autumn Jones Lake

Publisher: Ahead of the Pack, LLC

ISBN: 9781943950409

Category: Fiction

Page: 366

View: 971

The Lost Kings MC requests the honor of your presence as Murphy and Heidi exchange their wedding vows… An outlaw’s life is full of lies and half-truths. Our world demands secrecy. Except from each other. Brotherhood requires loyalty, respect, and honesty. Hard truths that only cause pain for a little while. My loyalty belongs to the Lost Kings MC until the day I die. But sometimes we lie to protect the ones we love the most. And the most dangerous lies are the one we tell ourselves. Nothing worth having is ever an easy ride. Even a few small white lies might cost us everything. After all, half the truth is still a lie.

White Lies

White Lies

Author: Lynn Michell

Publisher: Lynn Michell

ISBN: 9780957005075

Category: Fiction

Page: 437

View: 606

The date is 1937. The place Liverpool. Mary escapes a loveless childhood by marrying an infantry soldier who glories in active service.The date is 1952. The place Nairobi. The Mao Mau are rising up to reclaim their land in bloody guerrilla warfare. Mary's adulterous love affair unfolds in the empty rooms and grounds of deserted colonial houses. Trysts go unnoticed until political and personal events move towards their shocking finale. Spanning four decades, this is a novel of both epic proportion and intimate narration. At its heart is the poignant and powerful love affair between Mary, the young wife of an infantry soldier, and an intelligence officer who truly understands Africa and its plight. Their secret meetings are conveniently camouflaged by the hysteria and violence surrounding the Mau Mau uprising in Kenya. We watch Mary from her too-young marriage, to her success in the Red Cross during WWII, to the jaded reunion with her husband, to the headlong passion of mature love. The ending is a bombshell.This story, spanning four decades, is told by Mary, her husband, David, and their young children, Eve and Clara, who listen at doors and speak their own fear-fuelled version of the truth.White Lies is about different kinds of war and different kinds of loving. It explores the fragility and partiality of memory and our need to re-write the past so that it does not jar with the stories we tell ourselves and others.

White Lies

White Lies

Author: Cathy Hopkins

Publisher: Bonnier Publishing Fiction Ltd.

ISBN: 9781848122833

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 160

View: 349

What would happen if you always told nothing but the truth? Cat's always been the perfect girl next door. Thoughtful friend. Supportive girlfriend. Surrogate mother to her three younger siblings, a great help to her dad since her mum died. But now Cat's facing some major dilemmas. A game of Truth, Dare, Kiss or Promise lands her in hot water when she's asked a truth she can't reveal. On top of this she doesn't want to hurt her boyfriend by telling him the truth, but she knows it's over between them. Is it right to tell lies to protect people or keep the peace? Can the truth be too hurtful? Cat tries to sort all of this out and in doing so discovers a lot about herself and others.

White Lies

White Lies

Author: Witi Ihimaera

Publisher: Penguin Random House New Zealand Limited

ISBN: 9781775533078

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

View: 360

A powerful, prize-winning novella from the much-loved author of The Whale Rider, plus a moving screenplay, film stills and commentary on writing and movie making. A medicine woman - a giver of life - is asked to hide a secret that may protect a position in society, but could have fatal consequences. When she is approached by the servant of a wealthy woman, three very different women become players in a head-on clash of beliefs, deception and ultimate salvation. This compelling story tackles moral dilemmas, exploring the nature of identity, societal attitudes to the roles of women and the tension between Western and traditional Maori medicine. This book, though, is also about the richness of creativity, illustrating the way a single story can take on different lives. The original novella, Medicine Woman, has been rewritten and expanded by Witi Ihimaera to become White Lies. It has also evolved into a screenplay by internationally acclaimed director and screenwriter Dana Rotberg, which has been made into a superb film by South Pacific Pictures. Thus this book offers an intriguing insight into the process of adapting work, as well as offering new versions of this potent story. Nga Kupu Ora - Aotearoa Maori Book Awards 2013, winner of the Te Pakimaero / Fiction category

Little White Lies

Little White Lies

Author: Katie Dale

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9780857071446

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 384

View: 172

The first time Lou meets tall, dark, and handsome Christian, she knows he's hiding something. Why does he clam up every time she asks about his past? Why doesn't he have any family photos and why does he dye his blond hair black? Then suddenly his terrible secret is unveiled to the world - and it seems everything he's ever told Lou is a lie. Can what the media are saying about him really be true? Should Lou trust him? Or is she in terrible danger? But Christian isn't the only one keeping secrets. For what if their chance meeting was no accident at all . . .? As lie follows lie, nothing is as it seems, and soon Lou finds herself ensnared in a web of deceit, her loyalties torn, her emotions in tatters as she faces a heart-wrenching dilemma: should she shatter the lives of those she holds dearest, or betray the guy who, against all odds, she's fallen in love with? Full of family secrets, surprising twists and unexpected revelations, Katie Dale's second novel will have readers on the edge of their seats. Praise for SOMEONE ELSE'S LIFE "Someone Else's Life has a plot which shocks you right to the end. The characters grab your emotions, making you angry, heartbroken and - ultimately - hopeful." Keren David, author of the Carnegie nominated WHEN I WAS JOE "Heart-wrenching" BlissMagazine "Hugely emotional with a deep mystery at its heart" Star Magazine - four star review "Riveting debut about families, relationships and long-buried secrets. A really gripping family drama that reads like Jodi Picoult for teens." Children's Bookseller "Utterly flawless … perfection in the form of a book; it has everything you could wish for in a book and had me hooked from page one." Chicklish "The plot itself is utterly gripping…A tremendously promising debut." The Bookbag

White Lies (Mills & Boon Vintage 90s Modern)

White Lies (Mills & Boon Vintage 90s Modern)

Author: Sara Wood

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 9781408987742

Category: Fiction

Page: 192

View: 660

White lies and dark secrets! Mandy Cook set out for Saint Lucia with high hopes of finding her family. She found Pascal St. Honore, the handsome and impassioned son of the man who held the key to her search. Far from being helpful, he seemed intent on keeping her from his father.

Tiny White Lies

Tiny White Lies

Author: Fiona Palmer

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780733641633

Category: Fiction

Page: 255

View: 534

Two families escape the rat race to holiday at a remote coastal retreat, but what lies are they telling themselves and each other? The new family drama by beloved Australian storyteller Fiona Palmer Ashley has recently lost her husband. Daughter Emily is being bullied online. Best friend Nikki is holding a huge secret. And why is husband, Chris, receiving so many text messages lately? Their teenage children are glued to technology, be it PlayStation, YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat . . . The two women hatch a plan: for three weeks, both families will stay in a rustic, remote coastal camp with no phone reception. While the teenagers struggle to embrace this new world of self-entertaining in the rugged bushland, the adults are trying to maintain a certain facade. Soon, around the flames of the camp fire, their tiny white lies might just begin to be exposed. Praise for Fiona Palmer: 'There's an honesty to Palmer's characters that transports you into the heart of their worlds' Australian Women's Weekly 'It's a story about family, female empowerment and matters of the heart' Woman's Day 'Her books are tear-jerkers and page-turners' Sydney Morning Herald 'Fiona Palmer just keeps getting better' RACHAEL JOHNS **Contains BONUS extract from Fiona's Top Ten bestseller SECRETS BETWEEN FRIENDS**

Change Your Life in 30 Days

Change Your Life in 30 Days

Author: Rhonda Britten

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781440627651

Category: Religion

Page: 272

View: 519

Rhonda Britten, Life Coach on NBC's hit show Starting Over, guides readers on a 30-day step-by-step journey to help define goals and make extraordinary life changes in their lives, using practical insights, exercises, and inspiring wisdom. For those who want to make a major life change but have been too locked in fear to start, the answers lie within this book.

The Ethical Challenges of Academic Administration

The Ethical Challenges of Academic Administration

Author: Elaine E. Englehardt

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9789048128419

Category: Education

Page: 196

View: 258

This book is an invitation to academic administrators, at every level, to engage in reflection on the ethical dimensions of their working lives. Academics are very good at reflecting on the ethical issues in other professions but not so interested in reflecting on those in their own, including those faced by faculty and administrators. Yet it is a topic of great importance. Academic institutions are value-driven; hence virtually every decision made by an academic administrator has an ethical component with implications for students, faculty, the institution, and the broader community. Despite this, they receive little systematic preparation for this aspect of their professional lives when they take up administrative posts, especially when compared to, say, medical or legal training. Surprisingly little has been written about the ethical challenges that academic administrators are likely to face. Most of the literature relating to academic administration focuses on “leadership” and draws heavily on management and social science theory. The importance of focusing on ethical deliberation and decision-making often goes unrecognized.