NEW YORK TIMES and USA TODAY Bestseller A psychological thriller with twists & turns until the last page. What if you Googled yourself & discovered something shocking? In this gripping page turner suspense, Caroline Thompson Googles herself and discovers the shocking details of a past she doesn't remember. HOUSTON WRITERS GUILD Manuscript AWARD WINNER In this best seller suspense thriller, a group of privileged suburban moms amuses themselves by Googling everyone in town, digging up dirt to fuel thorny gossip. Caroline Thompson, devoted mother of two, sticks to the moral high ground and attempts to avoid these women. She’s relieved to hear her name appears only three times, citing her philanthropy. Despite being grateful that she has nothing to hide, a delayed pang of insecurity prods Caroline to Google her maiden name—which none of the others know. The hits cascade like a tsunami. Caroline’s terrified by what she reads. An obituary for her twin sister, JD? That’s absurd. With every click, the revelations grow more alarming. They can’t be right. She’d know. Caroline is hurled into a state of paranoia—upending her blissful family life and marriage—desperate to prove these allegations false before someone discovers they’re true. The disturbing underpinnings of The Memory Box expose a story of deceit, misconceptions, and an obsession for control. With its twists and taut pacing, Natiello's page turning suspense cautions: Be careful what you search for.
Grieving over the death of a special person, a young child creates a memory box to keep mementos and written memories of the loved one. Includes a guide for parents with information from a Christian perspective on helping manage the complex and difficult emotions children feel when they lose someone they love, as well as suggestions on how to create their own memory box.
Catherine's mother died when Catherine was just a baby girl, leaving nothing but her perfect reputation to live up to. Or so she thought. But then Catherine finds a box addressed to her, filled with objects seemingly without meaning - three feathers, an exotic seashell, a painting, a mirror, two prints, an address book, a map, a hat, a rucksack and a necklace. And while she's busy playing detective trying to find out who her mother was, she finds out more about herself than she ever really wanted to know. Secrets are discovered, truths uncovered, and Catherine realises that maybe there was something more to her mother, something that her familiy has kept from her. How long a shadow can a dead woman cast?
The End is the Beginning Tyra Garlington woke one morning dizzy, disoriented, and alone on the bathroom floor. Her pain was excruciating and she could barely breathe. Unable to move or call for help, she soon closed her eyes and surrendered to what she believed was the inevitable. What happened next would change her forever. The Memory Box is a story of how one woman came to truly know and live the promise of Gods grace that had always been with heras she was beaten practically to death in the 1960s south, as her beloved parents died both from cancer, and as she had to say goodbye to the disappointment that was her marriage. It is a series of reflections that give hope to anyone experiencing abuse, betrayal, clinical depression, or loss. In her brokenness, Garlington found peace and a way to move on to live a brilliant life full of giving, of helping others understand the power of knowing that you are not your circumstances and that Gods grace is there to uphold you and propel you forward in ways unimaginable. When your heart attacks you violently and unexpectedly, you pray. As you struggle, you realize that Gods presence, power, protection and provision is there to sustain you. Tyra Garlington found the secret to his infinite gracethat its timeless promise came shining through was more than amazingit was sufficient. Her story is her gift to you. To receive it, please open your heart and hear Gods message of grace for you.
Pandora Schuster is about to turn thirty but that’s the least of her worries. In Dublin she has just been tested for a hereditary family illness and, expecting the worst, is desperate for her ex-boyfriend and father of nine-year-old Iris to be a part of her daughter’s life. There are two major problems: Olivier Huppert lives in Paris and he has no idea that Iris even exists. So when Pandora secretly tries to find Olivier during her Parisian birthday weekend, it all ends in disaster. As the agonising weeks until her test results crawl by, Pandora manages to find some distraction with her kind and sensible boyfriend, Declan, and with her fellow Shoestring Club members as they time-share a fabulous new designer dress. Yet matters of the heart are not easily forgotten and Pandora is determined for Iris to know the truth about her handsome, charismatic father. So she creates a memory box filled with photos, letters and mementoes of the magical time she spent with Olivier in Paris. But when the past and the present start to collide Pandora finds herself having to choose between her head and her heart . . .
Annie Thompson, DVM. She loved her new title and is anxious to get her new veterinary clinic opened up and hang her sign out front. But someone is bent on revenge and is making sure Annie's new business doesn't succeed. Who could possibly be behind everything? And why? Annie's mother, Laura, is also a victim of the unknown stalker, making the puzzle even more mysterious. Could it be Jordan Wentworth, Annie's former boyfriend? In this final installment in the Memory Box Trilogy, find out what happens next as the complete story unfolds, revealing the truth as Annie discovers the importance of a loving and merciful God and the value of family in her life when her mother passes her most prized possession, the memory box, on to Annie. ""No eye has seen, no ear has heard, no mind has conceived what God has prepared for those who love him."" I Corinthians 2:9 - NIV