Waiting for Eden

A breathtakingly spare and shattering novel that explores the unseen aftereffects—and unacknowledged casualties—of war, Waiting for Eden is a piercingly insightful, deeply felt meditation on loyalty, friendship, betrayal, and love. ...

Author: Elliot Ackerman

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: 9781101947401

Category: Fiction

Page: 192

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“Patiently, and unflinchingly, Ackerman is becoming one of the great poet laureates of America’s tragic adventurism across the globe.” —Pico Iyer Eden lies in a hospital bed, unable to move or speak. His wife Mary spends every day on the sofa in his room. We see them through the eyes of Eden’s best friend, a fellow Marine who didn’t make it back home—and who must relive the secrets held between all three of them as he waits for Eden to finally, mercifully die and join him in whatever comes after. A breathtakingly spare and shattering novel that explores the unseen aftereffects—and unacknowledged casualties—of war, Waiting for Eden is a piercingly insightful, deeply felt meditation on loyalty, friendship, betrayal, and love. “The Tim O’Brien of our era.” —Vogue “Devastating.” —The Wall Street Journal “Haunting. . . . Daring.” —The Boston Globe “Heart-wrenching.” —NPR
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Eden s Dream

he paused, waiting for Eden to ask, then continued. “You're a beautiful woman who just happens to be vulnerable right now. That's what I think.” Impulsively he brushed her lips with his. Oh God, she wasn't ready for this.

Author: Marcia King-Gamble

Publisher: Brown Girls Publishing

ISBN: 9781944359058

Category: Fiction

Page: 216

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After the tragic loss of her fiancé, Eden Sommers heads to Mercer Island, the one place she’s always found peace. Instead of solace, she finds herself tormented by questions and a determination to find out what really happened to the man she loved. Romance is the last thing on her mind when she meets a man who reminds her of her fiancé. Although she’s attracted to the sexy stranger, she can’t help but be on guard. Is it possible to find love again, especially when her new love is keeping secrets?
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Eden s Mealtime Adventures

At mealtime Eden's chair was not moving anymore. It was just a CHAIR. The vegetable stew behaved really well. Just STEW, no creatures in it. There was no PIRATE on the table. It was patiently waiting for Eden in his room.

Author: Olga Keskin

Publisher: Gokhan Keskin


Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 30

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Eden's Mealtime Adventures and the struggles he is having.
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What the Heart Remembers

“Eden? You here?” What did she want? Why was she here? Eden didn't move or speak. She waited for Darcy to come in and... what? Eden didn't know what was next. ... Or maybe she was still standing outside the door, waiting for Eden.

Author: Debra Ginsberg

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101602133

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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Whispers of the past… When young Eden Harrison receives a heart transplant from an unknown donor, her seemingly charmed life falls apart. Haunted by dreams of people and places she doesn’t recognize, Eden is convinced that her new heart carries the memories of its original owner. Eden leaves her old life behind as she is mysteriously drawn to the city of San Diego. Whispers of the mind… There, Eden becomes fast friends with Darcy, a young woman recently widowed by Peter, her wealthy, much older husband. But Darcy is unsettled by her inability to mourn, and more unsettled by recurring thoughts of Adam, a young musician she was having an affair with--who has suddenly vanished. Whispers of the heart… Yet, the more Eden learns about Darcy, the more she realizes that all is not as it seems, and she begins to suspect foul play behind Peter's and Adam’s fates. As the tension around them escalates, Eden’s mysterious dreams become more and more frequent. Can Eden listen to what her heart is trying to tell her before it is silenced forever?
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Looking for Blackfellas Point

Eden Propeller , 29 March 1907 ; AT Daplyn , To Eden with the Government Tourists , 1917 ( NLA ) , p . 5. ... Waiting for Eden 10 LT Carron , A History of Forestry in Australia , ANU Press , Canberra , 1985 , p .

Author: Mark McKenna

Publisher: UNSW Press

ISBN: 0868406449

Category: History

Page: 294

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Blackfella's Point lies on the Towamba River in south-eastern New South Wales. This work is a history for every Australian who is interested in the story of settler-Australia's relations with indigenous people, what happened between them, and how they came to confront the truth about their past.
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Osprey Island

Eden stood waiting for Peg to form words. “Would you like to come in? Sit down?” she said finally, and that managed to iump-start Peg. “We've got to get the boy away from here!” she cried, and Squee looked up at her from the couch.

Author: Thisbe Nissen

Publisher: Anchor

ISBN: 9780307427175

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

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As summer begins on Osprey Island, preparations at the Lodge -- the island’s one and only hotel — are underway for the busy season. On maintenance and housekeeping there’s Lance and Lorna Squire, Osprey locals and raging drinkers; and their irrepressible son Squee. There are college boys to wait tables and Irish girls to clean rooms. And a few unusual returnees, too: Suzy Chizek, single mom and daughter of the Lodge’s owners, who’s looking for a parentally funded vacation; and Roddy Jacobs, another former local, who has come back after a mysterious twenty-year absence. But when tragedy strikes, dark secrets explode, dividing the island community over the fate of a young boy suddenly more vulnerable to his violent father than ever. In the uniquely ephemeral atmosphere of a summer resort, Thisbe Nissen unfolds, with charecteristic warmth and charm, an ever-deepening story of lost loves and found romance, of loyalties and betrayals; and of lingering–sometimes fleeting–joy.
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The Mapmaker s Children

Eden was in her bedroom. She'd called her PR agency and had a lengthy discussion with one of the VPs—a man who had told Eden that as soon as she was ready to come back, her desk would be waiting. Guess not. Four months later and it had ...

Author: Sarah McCoy

Publisher: Crown

ISBN: 9780385348911

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

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From the New York Times bestselling author of The Baker's Daughter and Marilla of Green Gables, a story of family, love, and courage When Sarah Brown, daughter of abolitionist John Brown, realizes that her artistic talents may be able to help save the lives of slaves fleeing north, she becomes one of the Underground Railroad’s leading mapmakers, taking her cues from the slave code quilts and hiding her maps within her paintings. She boldly embraces this calling after being told the shocking news that she can’t bear children, but as the country steers toward bloody civil war, Sarah faces difficult sacrifices that could put all she loves in peril. Eden, a modern woman desperate to conceive a child with her husband, moves to an old house in the suburbs and discovers a porcelain head hidden in the root cellar—the remains of an Underground Railroad doll with an extraordinary past of secret messages, danger and deliverance. Ingeniously plotted to a riveting end, Sarah and Eden’s woven lives connect the past to the present, forcing each of them to define courage, family, love, and legacy in a new way.
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Soul Screamers Volume One

I watched the stage over his shoulder and breathed, waiting for Eden to die. Waiting for the scream to build deep inside me. But the scream didn't come. Onstage, someone's foot hit Eden's microphone, and it rolled across the floor and ...

Author: Rachel Vincent

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 9780373210602

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 574

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When Kaylee Cavanaugh finds herself with an ability to know when people near her are about to die, she turns to hot senior Nash for help, and together they investigate when several of their classmates die for no apparent reason, in a compilation of the original stories in the compelling Soul Screamers series. Original.
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Don t Believe a Word

A heavy-set black man in a flat-brimmed hat came up to the desk, and stood, clearly waiting for Eden to be finished. Eden stepped out of the way. 'Go ahead,' she said. 'I'll wait.' The man looked at her suspiciously, and nodded.

Author: Patricia MacDonald

Publisher: Severn House Publishers Ltd

ISBN: 9781780107509

Category: Fiction

Page: 238

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“MacDonald has written another terrific novel of psychological suspense, marked by well-developed, sympathetic characters and excellent, tightly paced ¬plotting. Tami Hoag and Francine Mathews fans will devour” Library Journal Starred Review A daughter sets out to discover the truth about her mother’s death in this absorbing novel of psychological suspense. Eden Radley had a strained relationship with her mother ever since Tara deserted the family nine years before to run off with her much younger lover. But when she’s told that her mother has killed herself and her severely disabled young son, Eden’s half-brother, Eden is ridden with guilt. For her mother had tried to get in touch with her on the night she died, and Eden had ignored her text. Was Tara calling for help? Heading to Cleveland, Ohio, for the funeral, Eden discovers there was so much she didn’t know about her mother, nor about her enigmatic, troubled stepfather Flynn Darby. And the more she learns, the more convinced she becomes that Tara’s death was no suicide. Could Flynn really be guilty of murder ...?
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The I V Lounge Reader

asks Eden, a little confused. Is he trying to tell her something? That he doesn't want her anymore? She stiffens in her chair and holds her breath and waits. "Well, you said you were having some trouble with basic tasks and errands, ...

Author: Paul Vermeersch

Publisher: Insomniac Press

ISBN: 9781897414651

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 256

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Collected short fiction and poetry from national award-winning writers, leaders in new fiction and up-and-coming authors, who have read at the I.V. lounge in Toronto.
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