Red Hill

Red Hill Author Jamie McGuire
ISBN-10 9781476759531
Year 2013-10-01
Pages 368
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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When the world ends, can love survive? For Scarlet, raising her two daughters alone makes fighting for tomorrow an everyday battle. Nathan has a wife, but can’t remember what it’s like to be in love; only his young daughter Zoe makes coming home worthwhile. Miranda’s biggest concern is whether her new VW Bug is big enough to carry her sister and their boyfriends on a weekend escape from college finals. When reports of a widespread, deadly “outbreak” begin to surface, these ordinary people face extraordinary circumstances and suddenly their fates are intertwined. Recognizing they can’t outrun the danger, Scarlet, Nathan, and Miranda desperately seek shelter at the same secluded ranch, Red Hill. Emotions run high while old and new relationships are tested in the face of a terrifying enemy—an enemy who no longer remembers what it’s like to be human. Set against the backdrop of a brilliantly realized apocalyptic world, love somehow finds a way to survive. But what happens when the one you’d die for becomes the one who could destroy you? Red Hill grabs you from page one and doesn’t let go until its stunning conclusion. This is #1 New York Times bestselling author Jamie McGuire at her unforgettable best.

Red Hill

Red Hill Author Tony Parker
ISBN-10 9780571304417
Year 2013-10-15
Pages 236
Language en
Publisher Faber & Faber
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The miners' strike of 1984-85 was one of the longest and most acrimonious in Britain's history. Six months after it ended, Tony Parker travelled to the North East of England to speak to people on both sides of the dispute and discover the views and feelings of a colliery community contemplating the bitter end of a whole way of life. '[Red Hill gives a] powerful idea of the tribulations suffered by everyone affected by the miners' strike.' Today 'Here are men and women with all their quirks and oddities, their emotions and prejudices.' TLS 'The reader is allowed to enter a secret, remote world which is at times heroic, but more often poignant and lonely.' Listener

Among Monsters A Red Hill Novella

Among Monsters  A Red Hill Novella Author Jamie McGuire
ISBN-10 9781311174710
Year 2015
Pages
Language en
Publisher Jamie McGuire
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Being thirteen has pitfalls of its own, but growing up has never been this hard. Jenna had promised her mother that if the worst happened during her dad’s weekend, they would meet at Red Hill Ranch. When she finds seven words spray-painted on her dad’s wall the morning after a deadly outbreak, she makes a promise to herself: to get to the ranch with her seven-year-old sister, Halle, and to get them both there alive. Among Monsters is the companion novella to Red Hill, both exploring from different perspectives what many broken families experience every other weekend: What if your children aren't with you when the world ends? What would you do to get to them? What would they go through to get to you? For Jenna, seeing her mother again is worth everything. Determined to keep her promise, she is faced with experiences and decisions that force her to leave her childhood behind.

The Red Hill

The Red Hill Author David Penny
ISBN-10 0993076114
Year 2014-05-24
Pages 392
Language en
Publisher
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A killer who can't be stopped. A request that can't be refused. In 1482 the Englishman Thomas Berrington is living in the last remnants of Moorish Spain. A physician, he is an unwilling friend to the most powerful man in the kingdom. When bodies start to turn up, each showing the marks of a savage attack, Thomas is asked to investigate. When one of the Sultan's wives is brutally murdered, what begins as a reluctant task turns into a fight for survival. Together with the eunuch Jorge, Thomas attempts to hunt down the killer before they become his next victims. Except nothing is as it seems-friends turn into enemies and enemies into friends. Thomas's investigation lays bare the secrets of the Red Hill and the people who inhabit it. His discoveries culminate in a battle not only for his own life, but for the lives of those he loves.

Goodness

Goodness Author Michael Redhill
ISBN-10 9781770560826
Year 2013-09-27
Pages 80
Language en
Publisher Coach House Books
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Winner of the Best of the Edinburgh Fringe PrizeOur hero, the recently divorced Michael Redhill, goes to Poland to get away from his life and to do some research on the Holocaust. Thwarted by witnesses unwilling to talk, he returns home via England, but in London is introduced to someone who can tell him a 'real' story of evil, and genocide. Through the memory of the storyteller, who served as a prison guard, he encounters an alleged war criminal with Alzheimer's who is about to be put on trial, along with the man's beautiful daughter and an attorney who is eerily similar to the criminal he's prosecuting. But has the old man's guilt dissolved with his memory? Could he be pretending to be ill in order to escape punishment?Who do we believe? A prison guard still wounded by history? A writer suffering from heartache? A dying war criminal? Who does memory serve? Did the past really happen? And if it did, who has a claim on it?Goodness is a morality tale for the modern age. This remarkable play, by the award-winning author of Building Jerusalem and Martin Sloane, is a Russian-doll: concentric stories enveloping each other, inhabiting the gaps between experiencing, telling and hearing.

Fidelity

Fidelity Author Michael Redhill
ISBN-10 9780385673136
Year 2010-05-07
Pages 208
Language en
Publisher Anchor Canada
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From acclaimed poet and Giller-nominated novelist Michael Redhill comes Fidelity, a subtle but searing collection of short fiction. By turns brooding, strange, and funny, Fidelity probes the blandishments of temptation, the swooning submission to concupiscence, the illusory redemption of desire, the ambivalence at the heart of the most intimate trust, and, most importantly, the irony that when we betray, we betray ourselves first. His characters are not monsters, or really even sinners. Their vulnerabilities are our own: a business-trip affair leaves a man changed in ways he cannot anticipate; a young girl’s sexuality inflicts unexpected wounds on her family; the young amanuensis of a 156-year-old Civil War veteran tries to defend his hero from accusations of desertion; a father of four, pressured by his wife to undergo a vasectomy, gradually learns that he is capable of infidelity when he contemplates the intolerable loss of his virility. Spell-binding and crackling with an unflinching attention to emotional detail, Fidelity looks boldly at the transgressions of desire that seduce, and sometimes break, body and soul.

Building Jerusalem

Building Jerusalem Author Michael Redhill
ISBN-10 0887546102
Year 2001
Pages 73
Language en
Publisher
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Gathered at Smith's home are Karl Pearson, the German statistician; Augusta Stowe-Gullen, a medical doctor and suffragette; Silas Rand, a missionary among the Nova Scotia Mi'kmaq people; and Adelaide Hoodless, a domestic scientist. When their host is delayed, the guests are entertained instead by his beautiful young niece, Alice, who devises a series of songs and games to help the company pass the time more easily. But at the stroke of midnight arrives a terrible and beautiful revelation.

Red Hills and Cotton

Red Hills and Cotton Author Ben Robertson
ISBN-10 0872493067
Year 1960
Pages 296
Language en
Publisher Reaktion Books
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A classic in the literature of nostalgia. An appreciation for the Piedmont life and culture.

Redhill Reigate Through Time

Redhill   Reigate Through Time Author Roy Douglas
ISBN-10 9781445633374
Year 2016-03-15
Pages 96
Language en
Publisher Amberley Publishing Limited
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This fascinating selection of photographs traces some of the many ways in which Redhill & Reigate have changed and developed over the last century.