The Railway Children, E. Nesbit

Roberta, Peter, and Phyllis were just ordinary suburban children, living comfortably in a modern villa with their lovely parents. They always had everything they needed, and their parents always take care of them well.Then, one night, two men came to their house. After a heated conversation with their father…

Leila's Secret, Kooshyar Karimi

Leila tells her story as an Iranian woman, trapped in her own imagination of freedom but have to abide by fate. In an ordinary traditional family, men have the highest authority in the household and women have to stay at home to handle all the household chores. Leila, who was…

The Secret of Red Gate Farm (Nancy Drew Mystery Stories #6), Carolyn Keene

One-Sentence Summary: A bottle of perfume which reluctantly being sold to Bess leads to the adventure of capturing a counterfeit syndicate.When waiting for the train to return to River Heights, Nancy is contemplating their encounter with the mysterious woman in the Oriental perfume shop. She still feels suspicious with…

Watching You, Lisa Jewell

One-Sentence Summary: Neighbours stalking each other in a village but one of them has the dirtiest secret related to another neighbour's painful past.Joey's brother Jack offers her a place to stay at Melville Heights while she and her newlywed husband Alfie are looking for a place to settle down.…

Moby-Dick, Herman Melville

One-Sentence Summary: Ishmael joins the adventure of hunting whales but almost lost his own life due to Captain Ahab's obsession of hunting the white whale (Moby Dick) which he had lost his leg to it. "Call me Ishmael." The narrator introduces himself as Ishmael. He recalls his life…

The Wife, Alafair Burke

One-Sentence Summary: A woman wants to believe that her cheating husband is innocent, but at the same time, she worried that her horrific past will be known to the public due to her husband's affairs.Angela owns a catering business and has a son named Spencer. Six years ago, she…