But Brat, who liked his own brand, took out his case and offered the contents to
her. "I've given them up," Bee said. "I have a bank balance instead." So Brat
offered the case to Eleanor. Eleanor paused with her fingers touching the
What begins as a ploy to claim an inheritance ends with the impostor’s life hanging in the balance. In this tale of mystery and suspense, a stranger enters the inner sanctum of the Ashby family posing as Patrick Ashby, the heir to the family's sizable fortune. The stranger, Brat Farrar, has been carefully coached on Patrick's mannerism's, appearance, and every significant detail of Patrick's early life, up to his thirteenth year when he disappeared and was thought to have drowned himself. It seems as if Brat is going to pull off this most incredible deception until old secrets emerge that jeopardize the imposter's plan and his life. Culminating in a final terrible moment when all is revealed, Brat Farrar is a precarious adventure that grips the reader early and firmly and then holds on until the explosive conclusion.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-06-06 - Publisher: Arachne Press
On her twelfth birthday Brat's father disappears. She waits, but he never comes back. When she goes looking she is laughed at, and her belongings stolen. Reduced to begging and determined to find out what has happened to him, she falls in with Gray and Baylock, whom she quickly discovers
Type: BOOK - Published: 1985 - Publisher: Frank X Bonner
Identifies common parenting mistakes, shows how parents can unintentionally encourage bad behavior, and discusses jealousy, school, bedtime problems, teenagers, divorce, and emotionally disturbed children