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1) The noise
"In the shadow of Mount Hood, sixteen-year-old Tennant is checking rabbit traps with her eight-year-old sister Sophie when the girls are suddenly overcome by a strange vibration rising out of the forest, building in intensity until it sounds like a deafening crescendo of screams. From out of nowhere, their father sweeps them up and drops them through a trapdoor into a storm cellar. But the sound only gets worse ..."--
Abi Knight is startled awake by the phone call no mother ever wants to get: her teenage daughter Olivia has fallen off a bridge. Not only is Olivia brain dead, she's pregnant and must remain on life support to keep her baby alive. When the police unexpectedly rule Olivia's fall an accident, Abi decides to find out what really happened. Heartbroken and grieving, she unravels the threads of her daughter's life. Was Olivia's fall an accident, or something...
"A young man named Samuel dies in a horrible car crash. Was it an accident or was it suicide? To answer that question, an unnamed writer with an agenda of his own sets out to map Samuel's last day alive. Everything I Don't Remember is a gripping tale about love and memory. But it is also a story about a writer who, by filling out the contours of Samuel's story, is actually trying to grasp a truth about himself. In the end, what remains of all our...
When a young man is knocked off his bicycle and subsequently dies, James Manning, a country magistrate, is sure that the Honourable William Bule is the culprit - after all, he saw a scratch on his car the day of the accident and it matches the description. But events take an unexpected turn when James discovers that it was really his own wife driving that night, and he is torn between obligations to his wife and to his profound sense of right and...
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