13 Years old and now engaged to marry your recently deceased sisters fiancé. What could go wrong? Lucrezia de'Medici must leave her family home, and will be expected to bear an heir for Alfonso of Ferrara. He is loving and attentive, and life is pleasurable, until its not. Who is he really? She tells us from chapter 1 that he wants to kill her. A fascinating historical spin. O'Farrell does not disappoint!
Kevin Barry's gritty, painful night in the ferry terminal of Algeciras, Spain with two aging drug runners takes you on an intense journey without leaving the terminal bar. As Charlie and Maurice watch passengers from Morocco unload, hoping to cross paths with a long lost daughter, Barry offers aching glimpses into decades of relationships, regrets and remorse. Barry's writing is tight and honest - as glaring as the ferry terminal lights on the dirty terminal floor.
Achingly honest and open to the world, Davis takes you from her broken childhood to her triple crown of acting awards. Always searching to be accepted, she learns to accept herself first. Her realities are tough to read, but Davis hides behind nothing. She doesnt focus on the fame and fortune, but on the tough grind required to reach her goals.