The Rumor


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"Keeps you guessing until the final page."--Paula Hawkins, author of The Girl on the Train "A rollercoaster ride to the very last sentence."--Fiona Barton, author of The Widow "Everyone will be talking about The Rumor."--Shari Lapena, author of The Couple Next Door When a single mother hears a shocking rumor outside her son's school, she never intends to pass it on. But one casual comment leads to another . . . and now there's no going back. Rumor has it that a notorious killer, who committed a brutal crime as a child, has been living a new life under an assumed identity in Joanna's seaside town. So who is the criminal hidden in their midst? Suspicion falls on everyone. As Joanna becomes obsessed with the case, her curiosity will expose her son and his father to the supposedly reformed murderer--who may be ready to kill again. She will learn how dangerous one rumor can become . . . and just how far she must go to protect those she loves. She is going to regret the day she ever said a word. Praise for The Rumor "A brilliant premise with a killer twist. The Rumor depicts the prejudices and secrets that simmer in a small seaside town to devastating effect."--Colette McBeth, author of An Act of Silence "This mystery has an unusual and resonant theme--how a single rumor can morph into a completely unmanageable, deadly force. . . . [There's] psychological acuity throughout and [an] astonishing ending."--Booklist

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Author by Lesley Kara
Genre eBook Fiction
Read Book 400
ISBN Number 9781984820549

The Rumor


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"When a single mother hears a rumor outside her son's school, she never intends to pass it on. But one casual comment leads to another--and now there's no going back. Rumor has it that a notorious killer, a woman who has been released from prison years after her brutal crime, is living under a new identity in Joanna's seaside town. So who is the supposedly reformed murderer now living in their neighborhood? Suspicion falls on everyone. As Joanna becomes obsessed with the case, her curiosity will expose her son and his father to a heartless psychopath who has killed--and may kill again. And she will learn how dangerous one rumor can become--and just how far she must go to protect those she loves from harm. She is going to regret the day she ever said a word"--

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Author by Lesley Kara
Genre eBook Fiction
Read Book 336
ISBN Number 9781984819345

The Rumor


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“Keeps you guessing until the final page.”—Paula Hawkins, author of The Girl on the Train “A rollercoaster ride to the very last sentence.”—Fiona Barton, author of The Widow “Everyone will be talking about The Rumor.”—Shari Lapena, author of The Couple Next Door When a single mother hears a shocking rumor outside her son’s school, she never intends to pass it on. But one casual comment leads to another . . . and now there’s no going back. Rumor has it that a notorious killer, who committed a brutal crime as a child, has been living a new life under an assumed identity in Joanna’s seaside town. So who is the criminal hidden in their midst? Suspicion falls on everyone. As Joanna becomes obsessed with the case, her curiosity will expose her son and his father to the supposedly reformed murderer—who may be ready to kill again. She will learn how dangerous one rumor can become . . . and just how far she must go to protect those she loves. She is going to regret the day she ever said a word. Praise for The Rumor “A brilliant premise with a killer twist. The Rumor depicts the prejudices and secrets that simmer in a small seaside town to devastating effect.”—Colette McBeth, author of An Act of Silence “This mystery has an unusual and resonant theme—how a single rumor can morph into a completely unmanageable, deadly force. . . . [There’s] psychological acuity throughout and [an] astonishing ending.”—Booklist

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Author by Lesley Kara
Genre eBook Fiction
Read Book 336
ISBN Number 9781984819352

The Rumour


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Rumors have always left an enigmatic trace through history. In an illustrated, accessible and novel discussion beginning in Greek antiquity and culminating in an examination of the rumor in the technological age, Hans-Joachim Neubauer takes the reader on a tour of its historical and cultural manifestations. Seeking out choice examples from such diverse areas as the French Revolution, the poetry of Chaucer, the American Civil War, through to the internet, Monica Lewinsky and urban myths, the author examines the conditions that breed rumors and explores the way they have been represented in art and literature.

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Author by Hans-Joachim Neubauer
Genre eBook History
Read Book 201
ISBN Number STANFORD:36105025200457

The Rumor


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Both of us were always in a fight. He won over my friends, I won in life. He always wanted to marry this girl, I ended up calling her my wife. People often say things without knowing the consequences and the ways in which it might affect individuals. More often than not, the words of folks cut deeper than a knife and hurt. Sam, a young writer, is retrospective on his wedding day due to the way events have turned out to discover the truth and to realize how things he said 20 years back may lead to his downfall in near future. What will be done by Sam to recover from this trauma with none of his family members and friends by his side?

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Author by Vatsal Gourisaria
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The Rumor


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When ill-tempered Panduran tries to keep a secret from his gossiping neighbors in the village of Baddbaddpur, the rumor that results spins wildly out of control, until even Panduran is amused.

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Author by Anushka Ravishankar
Genre eBook Juvenile Fiction
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ISBN Number 9781770492806

The Rumor


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Madeline King and Grace Pancik are best friends and the envy of Nantucket for their perfect marriages, their beautiful kids, their Sunday night double dates with their devoted husbands. But this summer, something's changed, and if there's anything Nantucket likes better than cocktails on the beach at sunset, it's a good rumor. And rumor has it... ...that Madeline, a novelist, is battling writer's block, with a deadline looming, bills piling up, and blank pages driving her to desperation--and a desperately bad decision; ...that Grace, hard at work to transform her backyard into a garden paradise, has been collaborating a bit more closely that necessary with her ruggedly handsome landscape architect; ...that Grace's husband, successful island real estate developer "Fast Eddie" Pancik, has embarked on quite an unusual side project; ...that the storybook romance between Madeline's son, Brick, and Grace's daughter Allegra is on the rocks, heading for disaster. As the gossip escalates, and they face the possible loss of the happy lives they've worked so hard to create, Grace and Madeline try mightily to set the record straight--but the truth might be even worse than rumor has it.

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Author by Elin Hilderbrand
Genre eBook Fiction
Read Book 384
ISBN Number 9780316334501

Tj Zaps The Rumor Mill


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TJÍs excited when his dad leaves Auntie Stella is charge while heÍs out of town. He thinks itÍs going to be a great week filled with junk food, movies, and staying up late. æBut it turns out to be anything but fun when TJ hears a nasty rumor about . . . himself! When he tries to get to the bottom of it, he accidentally starts another rumor! æWill Dad come home in time to help straighten up both messes or will TJ Trapper be forced to zap the rumors all by himself? Calico Chapter Books is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO Group. Grades 2-5.

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Author by Lisa Mullarkey
Genre eBook Juvenile Fiction
Read Book 80
ISBN Number 9781614788843

The Rumor Report The Big Jump


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Kate wants to be popular like her best friend, Marisa, who lets Josh's friend know that Kate wants to go to the dance with Josh. But Josh only wants to borrow Kate's homework. Brothers Sam and David are about to zip-line through a rain forest when an emotional conflict reaches a new high among the treetops. How will these teens deal with their issues? Read the plays to find out. (Set of 6 with Teacher's Guide and Comprehension Question Card)

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Author by Staci Swedeen
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Didn T You Hear The Rumor


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'Didn't you hear the rumor, Ally? Annabel has a pet giraffe!' Follow Ally and her friends through the school day as the rumor spreads. Will Annabel be able to set things straight? Didn't You Hear the Rumor? is a humorous story with a powerful lesson about how far the truth can be stretched.

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Author by Francesca Baase
Genre eBook Juvenile Fiction
Read Book 23
ISBN Number 9781617775260