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1) Night road
Jude Farraday is worried about her twins, high school seniors Mia and Zach, after they become close to Lexi Baill, a former foster child who has recently moved to the neighborhood, and when Jude's worst fears come true, the family is torn apart and Lexi loses everything.
Astrid is the only child of a single mother, Ingrid, a brilliant, obsessed poet who wields her luminous beauty to intimidate and manipulate men. Astrid worships her mother and cherishes their private world full of ritual and mystery - but their idyll is shattered when Astrid's mother falls apart over a lover. Deranged by rejection, Ingrid murders the man, and is sentenced to life in prison. White Oleander is the unforgettable story of Astrid's journey...
Eve Dallas's "tough cop" exterior is shaken by her twisted former foster mother's demands for money in exchange for protecting secrets from Dallas's childhood, a situation that becomes more complicated when the woman is found murdered.
Twelve-year-old Winifred is being fostered by the eccentric but kind Margery Dawson while her mother is dealing with addiction problems, and mostly Fred is determined not to form any attachments to anybody--until the condition of Toby, the abused dog next door, captures first her attention and then her heart, and somehow it becomes increasingly difficult to stay detached from the people who are helping her.
Thirteen-year-old Astrid Magnussen's mother Ingrid is a beautiful gifted poet whose scattered life is governed by an enormous ego; deranged by the rejection of a lover, Ingrid murders the man and is sentenced to life in prison while Astrid journeys through a series of foster homes.
"She thought she was finding her birth mother. Now she's searching for a killer. Dr. Margo Dunlop is at a crossroads. Her adoptive mom just passed away, and Margo misses her so much she can't begin to empty the house-or, it seems, get her brother on the phone. Not to mention she's newly single, secretly pregnant, and worried about her best friend's dangerous relationship. In an effort to cheer herself up she goes in search of her birth mother. Instead...
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