Recreation

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36 Yalta Boulevard Olen Steinhauer
State Security Officer Brano Sev is the secretive member of the homicide department of the capital's people's militia. None of his colleagues quite trust him, but it is part of his job to do what the authorities ask, no matter what.
Accused Lisa Scottoline
New York Times bestselling and Edgar Award-winning author Lisa Scottoline revolutionized crime fiction when she introduced her all-female law firm of Rosato & Associates, thrilling readers with her twisty, fast-paced plots and capturing their hearts with her cast of strong yet totally relatable female characters.
An American spy Olen Steinhauer
When the CIA's Department of Tourism is dismantled by an elaborate Chinese intelligence scheme that has caused numerous agent deaths, survivor Milo Weaver is placed at risk by his former boss, Alan Drummond, who uses one of Milo's aliases to exact revenge.
The aviators : Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, Charles Lindbergh and the epic age of flight Winston Groom
Tells the fascinating story of three extraordinary heroes who defined aviation during the great age of flight. This book takes us from the feats of World War I through the heroism of World War II and beyond, including daring military raids and survival-at-sea.
Beach road James Patterson, Peter de Jonge
Montauk lawyer Tom Dunleavy's client list is woefully small - occasional real estate closings barely keep him in paper clips. When he is hired to defend a local man accused in a triple murder that has the East Hampton world in an uproar, he knows that he has found the case of his lifetime. The crime turns the glittering playground of the super-rich into a blazing inferno.
The beast Faye Kellerman
Over the years, Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus have got through a lot together. They've faced more than their share of serial killers and psychopaths. But this time two very different cases may cause them to re-evaluate everything they hold dear.
Beauty's punishment Anne Rice writing as A. N. Roquelaure
Now Beauty, having indulged in a secret and forbidden infatuation with the rebellious slave Prince Tristan, is sent away from the Satyricon-like world of the Castle.
Beauty's release Anne Rice writing as A. N. Roquelaure
In the final volume of Anne Rice's deliciously tantalizing erotic trilogy, Beauty's adventures on the dark side of sexuality make her the bound captive of an Eastern Sultan and a prisoner in the exotic confines of his harem.
The betrayal Beverly Lewis
Abram Ebersol and wife, Ida, are raising their four daughters on a firm foundation of Plain traditions, and he expects the girls to carry on that heritage into the future, safe and secure in their cloistered Lancaster County community. But Sadie, the oldest daughter, has found little appeal in her Amish life compared to the lure of the "English" world surrounding them.
The bishop's wife Robert Nathan
Black water rising Attica Locke
Jay Porter is hardly the lawyer he set out to be. His most promising client is a low-rent call girl and he runs his fledgling law practice out of a dingy strip mall. But he's long since made peace with not living the American Dream and carefully tucked away his darkest sins.
Bogeys and Crackers David Roberts
The Book of Kings James Thackara
Bottom Line Marc Davis
As the US and global economies in the twenty-first century head toward a major recession and companies worldwide struggle to survive, one businessman is tempted to turn to crime.
Breakfast with Lucian Geordie Greig
The brethren Beverly Lewis
Annie Zook, the Amish preacher's daughter, is caught between two worlds. Living with shunned friend Esther, Annie longs to return to her forbidden art and the idyllic days spent with Englisher Ben Martin, before her father ordered her never to see him again.
The call of earth Orson Scott Card
A continuation of the story of the planet Harmony and its computer guardian, the Oversoul. Feeling itself to be failing, the Oversoul realizes that it needs the technology of the Lost Earth to achieve its aims. It has already caused Nafai, a teenage boy, to commit murder.
The Camel Club David G Baldacci
The man known as Oliver Stone has no official past. He spends most days as a protester camped opposite the White House. His only goal is to keep watch on Washington politics and expose corruption wherever he finds it. But the stakes are raised when he and his friends, a group of conspiracy theorist misfits known as the Camel Club, accidentally witness the murder of an intelligence analyst.
Carnival of souls Melissa Marr
An extraordinary new world, from the New York Times bestselling author of the Wicked Lovely series. Enter the Carnival. The carnival pulsed in the centre of The City a swirl of masked pleasure and violence. Music played constantly as the dancers demonstrated their flexibility.
Carpe diem Autumn Cornwell
When a world-traveling relative blackmails 16-year-old Vassar Spores' parents into forcing their only child to backpack with her through Southeast Asia, Vassar is faced with things she isn't prepared for. In learning how to live in the moment, Vassar uncovers a family secret that turns her world upside down.
City of dark magic Magnus Flyte
A music student working in Prague cataloging Beethoven's manuscripts discovers clues that her deceased mentor may not have committed suicide and becomes involved with a time-travel drug, a 400-year-old dwarf, a handsome Prince and a powerful U.S. senator.
Code White Scott Britz-Cunningham
Ali O'Day, a dedicated young neurosurgeon, might have a Nobel Prize in her future if she can survive the next eleven hours. Under the glare of live television cameras and with her lover, Dr. Richard Helvelius, and her estranged husband, Kevin, both looking on Ali is about to implant a revolutionary mini-computer into the brain of a blind boy. If it works, he will see again. But someone wants to stop her triumph. No sooner has she begun to operate than the hospital pagers crackle with the chilling announcement, Code White, a bomb has been found in the medical centre.
Colony Ben Bova
Island One is a celestial utopia, and David Adams is its most perfect creation - a man with a brain as advanced as any computer and a body free of human frailties. But David is a prisoner - a captive of the colony that created him - destined to spend the days of his life in an island-sized cylinder that circles a doomed and desperate home planet.
The covenant Beverly Lewis
A dramatic story of Amish life that spans three generations and is seen through the eyes of four very different sisters.
The crossroad Beverly Lewis
Journalist Philip Bradley, having discovered the cause of Rachel Yoder's blindness, is compelled to learn what he can about the possibility for a cure, but Rachel has her own ideas about the way her vision might be restored.
The Crossroads Chris Grabenstein
When eleven-year-old Zack Jennings moves to Connecticut with his father and new stepmother, they must deal with the ghosts left behind by a terrible accident, as well as another kind of ghost from Zack's past.
Dark harbour David Hosp
Scott Finn worked his way out of Boston's toughest neighbourhood to become a rising star in the city's most elite law firm. When the body of Natalie Caldwell, one of his closest colleagues and former lover, is found floating in Boston harbour, it appears she is the seventh victim of the Jack-the-Ripper-style murderer terrorising Boston.
Dark Horizons J T Colgan
The darkest path Jeff Hirsch
Since he was captured by the Glorious Path, a militant religion based on the teachings of a former soldier, fifteen-year-old Cal has served the Path in its brutal war with the remains of the United States government, and tried to survive and protect his younger brother but when he kills an officer to protect a stray dog, Cal is forced take his brother and the dog and run.
The dead run Adam Mansbach
An edgy novel set in the netherworld of the Mexican-American border. On both sides of the border, girls are going missing and bodies are beginning to surface. It's a deadly epidemic of crime that plunges a small-town police chief into a monster of an investigation he's not equipped to handle. An ancient evil has returned, and now everyone - the innocent and the guilty - must face their deepest terrors.
Dead set Richard Kadrey
After the death of her father, Zoe, escaping from life, loses herself in a dreamscape until a chance encounter at a used record store opens up a portal to the world of the restless dead, forcing her to decide just how far she is willing to go to see her father again.
Deadly descent Charlotte Hinger
Layers of deadly intrigue bind generations of families in historian Lottie Albright's Western Kansas community. When false accusations threaten senatorial candidate Brian Hadley's political career, secrets whispered to Lottie as editor of the county history books spur a personal search for his aunt's murderer.
The death of Santini : the story of a father and his son. Pat Conroy
Chronicles the author's efforts to reconcile with his harsh fighter pilot father, who inspired "The Great Santini," recounting how at the end of his father's life, he defended the author from his critics while helping to heal family estrangements
Death's Deal Darren Jones
Depths Steph Campbell, Liz Reinhardt
Cohen finally decides to meet Maren, the hilarious girl he's been talking to daily on the phone for over a year.
Desert tales : a Wicked lovely novel. Melissa Marr
The Mojave Desert was a million miles away from the plots and schemes of the Faerie Courts - and that's exactly why Rika chose it as her home. The once-mortal faery retreated to the desert's isolation after decades of carrying winter's curse inside her body. But her seclusion - and the freedom of the desert fey - is threatened by the Summer King's newfound strength.
Destiny's surrender Beverly Jenkins
Andrew Yates has come to a decision: it's time to stop sowing those oats and start a family. But searching for a bride isn't as simple as he'd hoped, and many of the respectable women of his acquaintance feel lacking. Then beautiful, feisty Wilhelmina "Billie" Wells arrives at the family ranch with a toddler in her arms, claiming Drew is the father! The woman he didn't know he loved.
The devil's heart Cathy Maxwell
They call her the Unattainable. Lady Margaret Chattan spurned every suitor for her hand, vowing never to marry. The only way to break the curse plaguing her family for two centuries is this ultimate sacrifice. But now her brothers' lives are in danger. Determined to save them, she risks her very soul by traveling into the heart of the Highlands to battle a force that has transcended time.
Doctor Who at the BBC, Volume 8 David Darlington
Doctor Who: Daleks The Mutation of Time John Peel
The edge of always J A Redmerski
Five months ago, Camryn and Andrew, both dealing with personal hardships, met on a Greyhound bus. They fell in love and proved that when two people are meant to be together, fate will find a way to make it happen. Now, Camryn and Andrew are pursuing their love of music and living life to the fullest as they always swore to do. But when tragedy strikes, their relationship is put to the ultimate test.
Elizabeth and her German garden Elizabeth Von Arnim
This semi-autobiographical book is about the life of a young English woman who marries an ageing German aristocrat and in the marriage she focuses on her garden and children, at the same time running a country house. She also writes down her observations of the stuffy German aristocratic set using her razor sharp wit.
The Englisher Beverly Lewis
Annie Zook, the preacher's daughter, struggles to keep her promise to her father - to abandon her art for a full six months. Will Annie's intention to join the Amish church be derailed by the attention of a handsome Englisher?
Eternal on the water Joseph Monninger
From the day Cobb and Mary meet kayaking on Maine's Allagash River and fall deeply in love, the two approach life with the same sense of adventure they use to conquer the river's treacherous rapids. But rivers do not let go so easily - and neither does their love.
Fading echoes Erin Hunter
As Dovepaw, Jayfeather, and Lionblaze strive to understand and fulfill the prophecy that promises them great power, the cats of the Dark Forest begin to teach battle skills and techniques to different Clan cats through dreams.
Farewell to the East End Jennifer Worth
This final book in Jennifer Worth's memories of her time as a midwife in London's East end brings her story full circle. As always there are heartbreaking stories such as the family devastated by tuberculosis and a ship's woman who 'serviced' the entire crew, as well as plenty of humour and warmth such as the tale of Megan'mave, two women who shared the same husband! The book not only details the final years of the tenements that but also of Jennifer's journey as she moves on from the close community of nuns, and her life takes a new path.
Farside Ben Bova
The discovery of an Earth-sized planet 30 light years from Earth sparks a race to develop a telescope to create a photographic record of the new world. The far side of the moon, with its "clear" view of space, seems an ideal location, but the project's planners must contend with rivalries from the existing moon colony of Selene.
Fatal legacy Elizabeth Corley
When the managing director of Wainwright Enterprises dies in suspicious circumstances, his shocking will throws his business and his family into turmoil. Then another member of the firm is brutally murdered and DCI Andrew Fenwick is called in to investigate. Uncovering layers of corruption at every turn, Fenwick realises the Wainwright family has more than its fair share of skeletons in the closet
Fleas and Worms David Roberts
Flight of the battered budgie Sam Hay
Joe is just an ordinary boy until he makes a wish on a spooky Egyptian amulet... Now he's the Protector of Undead Pets! In Flight of the Battered Budgie, Buddy the budgie is dead and needs Joe's help. Can Joe prevent his owner falling victim to a devious scheme? Only if Joe succeeds will Buddy fly on to his final destination.
The forbidden Beverly Lewis
Caleb Yoder's father has forbidden him to court Nellie Fisher, but words alone cannot stop Caleb's love. Nellie, too, is torn. She longs to marry her Old Order beau but cannot ignore the gentle pull she feels toward the faith of her New Order family.
The fourth apprentice Erin Hunter
Jayfeather and Lionblaze are prophesied to be two of the three cats who hold the power of the stars in their paws. Now they must wait for a sign from StarClan to tell them which of their Clanmates will complete the prophesy. Soon a StarClan warrior will visit a new ThunderClan apprentice, and the lives of the three chosen cats will be forever linked.
Freud's sister Goce Smilevski
Vienna, 1938: With the Nazis closing in, Sigmund Freud is granted an exit visa and allowed to list the names of people to take with him. He lists his doctor and maids, his dog, and his wife's sister, but not any of his own sisters. The four Freud sisters are shuttled to the Terezn concentration camp, while their brother lives out his last days in London.
Frozen in time : an epic story of survival and a modern quest for lost heroes of World War II. Mitchell Zuckoff
In Nov. 1942 a U.S. cargo plane crashed into the Greenland ice cap, the B-17 sent on the search-and-rescue mission got caught in a storm and also crashed, miraculously all nine men aboard survived. A second rescue operation was launched, but the plane, the Grumman Duck, flew into a storm and vanished.
Generation A Douglas Coupland
The ghosts of Hungryhouse Lane Sam McBratney
The three resident ghosts at Hungryhouse Lane are used to a quiet life. But their peaceful existence is ruined when the house is leased to the Sweet family. And when the three spoilt Sweet children open the house to their friends, charging money for ghost tours, the horrified spooks know that the time for drastic action has come.
The golden calf Helene Tursten
A triple homicide in one of Goteborg's most fashionable neighbourhoods culminates in a frantic investigation for Detective Inspector Irene Huss that is complicated by a dot-com diva who refuses to speak and Irene's partner Tommy's suspicious behaviour.
The good daughters Joyce Maynard
The lives and fortunes of two New Hampshire families, the Planks and the Dickersons, are entwined through the youngest daughters of each family, who were born on the same day in the same hospital.
Good wives Louisa May Alcott
Chronicles the humorous and sentimental fortunes of the four March sisters as they grew into young women in nineteenth century New England.
The grave robber's apprentice Allan Stratton
Hans, a foundling raised by a grave robber, helps Countess Angela Gabriela, nearly thirteen, when she is torn away from her dream of being a professional puppeteer by an evil archduke out to destroy her and her parents.
The great ghost rescue Eva Ibbotson
The great penguin rescue : 40,000 penguins, a devastating oil spill, and the inspiring story of the world's largest animal rescue. Dyan deNapoli
On June 23, 2000, a ship en route from Brazil to China foundered off the coast of South Africa, spilling 1,300 tons of oil into the ocean and contaminating the habitat of 75,000 penguins. Local conservation officials immediately launched a massive rescue operation.
Gregor and the Code of Claw Suzanne Collins
When twelve-year-old Gregor finally learns the ancient prophecy, which foretells his death, he must gather his courage to defend Regalia from the army of rats, take his mother and sister home safely, and fight his own dark side.
Gregor and the curse of the warmbloods Suzanne Collins
Eleven-year-old Gregor and his younger sister, Boots, return to the Underworld beneath New York City to find the cure for a terrible plague that threatens the life of their mother, as well as the lives of the people, bats, and rats who populate the underworld.
Gregor and the marks of secret Suzanne Collins
Gregor and the prophecy of Bane Suzanne Collins
In his second adventure, eleven-year-old Gregor returns to the world beneath New York City to rescue his kidnapped sister, Boots, and fulfill a prophecy that will restore peace to the people, bats, rats, cockroaches, and spiders who populate the underworld. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.
Gregor the Overlander Suzanne Collins
When eleven-year-old Gregor and his two-year-old sister are pulled into a strange underground world, they trigger an epic battle involving men, bats, rats, cockroaches, and spiders while on a quest foretold by ancient prophecy.
The guest book Marybeth Whalen
When Macy Dillon was five years old her father encouraged her to draw a picture in the guest book of a Carolina beach house. The next year, Macy returned to discover a drawing by an unidentified little boy on the facing page. Over the next eleven years the children continue to exchange drawings until tragedy ends visits to the beach house altogether.
Hands free mama : guide to putting down the phone, burning the to-do list, and letting go of perfection to grasp what really matters! Rachel Macy Stafford
Hands Free Mama is the digital society's answer to finding balance in a media-saturated, perfection-obsessed world. It doesn't mean giving up all technology forever. It doesn't mean forgoing our jobs and responsibilities. What it does mean is seizing the little moments that life offers us to engage in real and meaningful interaction.
The heiress Lynsay Sands
Suzette is not like other heiresses; she wants a poor husband, a gentleman who will be so grateful for her dowry that he will allow her access to her dowry so she can help pay off her father's gambling debts. When this alluring beauty encounters Daniel Woodward - handsome, titled, single, and even more impoverished than she could have hoped for - it seems Suzette's wildest dream has come true.
The hellion and the Highlander Lynsay Sands
As she spends time with Kade Stewart, the wounded Scot her brother brought home from the Crusades, Lady Averill Mortagne gradually realizes that she wants nothing more than to be his bride and make him love her in return.
Hey Nostradamus Douglas Coupland
Hidden heritage Charlotte Hinger
After a human corpse from a gruesome murder is discovered at the Carlton County Feed Yard, Sheriff Sam Abbott, Undersheriff Lottie Albright, and her deputy husband know their resources are going to be overstretched. Still, none of their team or the neighbouring law enforcement in western Kansas welcomes the idea of a regional crime centre. KBI agent Dimon suggests the murder may not be a simple local affair.
His Christmas pleasure Cathy Maxwell
When her father threatens to marry Abigail Montross off to a man twice her age (and with thirteen children!), she decides to elope instead with the irresistibly handsome Baron de Vasconia. She knows all about his notorious reputation. He is the most seductive man in all of London, but he's vowed to protect her, so she allows herself to be tempted into his bed, promising to guard her heart at all costs.
The Hobbit J R R (John Ronald Reuel) Tolkien
Tolkien's famous saga, the prelude to the Lord of the rings, has all the ingredients of fantasy and adventure.
I hate to leave this beautiful place Howard A Norman
A memoir details the haunting and redemptive events of the author's life, covering such topics as his con-man father's betrayal, the murder-suicide of a houseguest, and his decade spent in the Arctic as a translator of Inuit tales.
The ideal bride Stephanie Laurens
Michael Anstruther-Wetherby is a man destined for power. Except that Michael, for all his political skill and intelligence, lacks the most important element of success: a wife. So he goes searching for his ideal bride, a gently bred, well-managed young lady. Michael discovers such a paragon, but finds a formidable obstacle in his path, the young lady's beautiful, strong-minded aunt, Caroline Sutcliffe.
Imperium Robert Harris
Marcus Cicero, a brilliant lawyer and orator, was one of the most fascinating figures of the Roman era. This book is a recreation of a masterpiece created by Tiro, the confidential secretary of Cicero, on his life. It presents Cicero as an immensely sympathetic figure and the world's first professional politician.
The inbetween people Emma McEvoy
Set among the white chalk mountains of Galilee and the hostile terrain of the Negev desert, The Inbetween People is a story of longing that deals with hatred, forgiveness, and the search for redemption.
The interrupted tale Maryrose Wood
Miss Penelope Lumley receives an invitation to speak at the annual Celebrate Alumnae Knowledge Exposition (or CAKE) at the Swanburne Academy for Poor Bright Females. Optoomuchstic as ever, Penelope hopes to give her CAKE talk, see some old friends, and show off the Incorrigible children to Miss Mortimer, but instead she finds her beloved school in an uproar.
Jimmy Zest Sam McBratney
Jimmy Zest may be the bane of his teacher's life - but is he really the undiscovered brain of the whole school? His schemes leave his friends with open mouths and sometimes empty pockets, but who else could have dreamt up the idea for the strong stomach contest?
Jo's boys and how they turned out Louisa May Alcott
Recounts the further adventures, successes, and failures of the numerous young men of Plumfield school.
Kira Kira Cynthia Kadohata
The last present Wendy Mass
When Connor's little sister, Grace, falls into a coma, he finds out it's his task to discover what happened to her and try to fix it - all without running into an alternate version of himself. Luckily, best friends Amanda and Leo are there to help him, even if he has to pass into an alternate universe or two to do it. In Willow Falls, anything is possible.
Lethal lineage Charlotte Hinger
A sinister Episcopal bishop shows up to confirm Lottie and Josie Albright's niece at the new frame church built on the corners of four Western Kansas counties. The twins are already agitated over his scathing sermon when the Reverend Mary Farnsworth flees to the anteroom after dropping the chalice during communion.
The library book edited by Rebecca Gray
Whether brand new or steeped in history, real or imagined, libraries feature in everyone's lives. In memoirs, essays and stories that are funny, moving, visionary or insightful, 23 famous writers celebrate these places where minds open and the world expands.
Life according to - Alice B. Lovely Karen McCombie
'I do not, repeat do NOT, need a NANNY!' Edie Evans is sick of being treated like a kid. And will do anything (ANYTHING) she can to be left alone to look after herself. But then along comes the strange, the shy, the captivating Alice B. Lovely.
Lighthouse Island Paulette Jiles
On a hot, dry day a four-year old girl named Raisa was taken out into a busy street by her parents and abandoned. As young Raisa is passed among orphanages and foster families, she is renamed Nadia Stepan and learns to don new personas as needed. She also learns to escape into the world of her imagination.
The linden tree Eleanor Mathews
In 1948, nine-year-old Katy Sue's mother dies suddenly, and she and her family spend the next year trying to recover from their loss, assisted by her Aunt Katherine, who quits her teaching job to help out on their Iowa farm.
Lonestar sanctuary Colleen Coble
Though tragedy has wrecked her life, Allie Siders, holds on to the hope that her five-year-old daughter, Betsy, will speak again. But with a stalker out for revenge, all Allie can think about now is their safety. She must sever all ties and abandon life as she knows it. She heads to the peaceful Bluebird Ranch, nestled deep in Texas hill country, and to the only person who can help them.
Lonestar secrets Colleen Coble
Returning to the southwest Texas community of her youth, Shannon Astor runs into a man who once devastated her life and is astonished to see his daughter's uncanny resemblance to Shannon's believed-dead daughter.
The long walk home Will North
After walking for three weeks from London's Heathrow Airport, Alec Hudson arrives at Fiona Edwards' farmhouse in the mountains of North Wales to scatter his late wife's ashes on a remote peak and finds the promise of new love at midlife with Fiona.
The longing Beverly Lewis
Although she still prays for Caleb, Nellie Mae Fisher has broken up with her beau, and now, her heart's greatest longing is for more knowledge of the Lord. Caleb must stay in Honeybrook as caretaker for his crippled father, but he hopes Nellie will return to the Old Order and to him.
Loretta Lynn Loretta Lynn
Loretta Lynn's classic memoir tells the story of her early life in Butcher Holler, Kentucky, and her amazing rise to the top of the music industry. Born into deep poverty, married at thirteen, mother of six, and a grandmother by the time she was twenty-nine, Loretta Lynn went on to become one of the most prolific and influential songwriters and singers in modern country music.
Lustrum Robert Harris
A novel set in 63 BC, the year when Cicero is consul. Most of his time is devoted to thwarting a conspiracy to overthrow the state. Underlying this is the rivalry between Cicero and Caesar. As Caesar's power grows Cicero must face the compromises that come from holding power - is it justifiable to use illegal methods in order to save the Republic?
Lyon's bride Cathy Maxwell
They call him Lord Lyon, proud, determined - and cursed. He is in need of a bride, but if he falls in love, he dies. His fervent hope is that by marrying - and having a son - without love, perhaps he can break the curse's chains forever. Enter beautiful Thea Martin - a duke's headstrong, errant daughter and society's most brilliant matchmaker.
Mad girl's love song Andrew Wilson
On 25 February 1956, twenty-three-year-old Sylvia Plath walked into a party and immediately spotted Ted Hughes. This encounter now one of the most famous in all literary history was recorded by Plath in her journal, where she described Hughes as a 'big, dark, hunky boy'.
The man in the gray flannel suit Sloan Wilson
This is the story of Tom and Betsy Rath, a young couple with three children, a nice home, a steady income. They have every reason to be happy, but for some reason they are not. Universally acclaimed when it was first published in 1955, the novel captured the mood of a generation. It was a sensational best-seller that was made into an award-winning film with Gregory Peck.
Mary Coin Marisa Silver
In 1936, a young mother resting by the side of a road in central California is spontaneously photographed by a woman documenting the migrant labourers who have taken to America's farms in search of work. Little personal information is exchanged, and neither woman has any way of knowing that they have produced what will become the most iconic image of the Great Depression.
Memory improvement Ron White
Have you ever walked into a room and couldn't remember what you went there for? Have you ever grasped the hand of a potential client and then when the handshake broke, the name seemed to disappear from your memory?
The mirror crack'd from side to side Agatha Christie
The missing Beverly Lewis
"Englisher" Heather Lang has come to Amish country to relive fond memories of her mother and to contemplate a grave medical prognosis of her own. While in Bird-in-Hand, Heather meets Grace Byler and the two young women strike up a fast friendship, amazed by how well they click.
Moby Dick Herman Melville
The story of Captain Ahab's quest to avenge the whale that 'reaped' his leg. The quest is an obsession and the novel is a diabolical study of how a man becomes a fanatic. But it is also a hymn to democracy. Bent as the crew is on Ahab's appalling crusade, it is equally the image of a co-operative community at work.
Monster mission Eva Ibbotson
Three children have been kidnapped by some mysterious, mad aunts and panic is spreading. But Myrtle, Coral and Etta are far from killers, for they need the children to help them in a very caring mission. They are taken to a secret island where they love the new magical life. But danger is near.
Mr. Whittle and the morning star Robert Nathan
History professor Robert Whittle believes the world is about to end, though his devoted wife, Amanda, doesn't share his opinion. Consumed by his depressing prophecy, Mr. Whittle is suddenly distracted by the alarmingly beautiful Penelope Andrews, whose boyfriend, Marvin, is growing restless and contemplating other conquests. Shortly after it becomes apparent that one of Robert's good friends, though happily married, is having fantasies about Amanda, Penelope develops a crush on Mr. Whittle.
Murder in thrall Anne Cleeland
First-year detective Kathleen Doyle and Chief Inspector Michael Sinclair, Lord Acton, are a most unlikely pair. An Irish redhead of humble beginnings and modest means, Doyle is the antithesis of Acton, the British lord who has established himself as a brilliant but enigmatic figure with a knack for solving London's most high profile homicides.
My own miraculous Joshilyn Jackson
From New York Times bestselling novelist Joshilyn Jackson comes an e-original short story that gives a fierce and funny character from Someone Else's Love Story a standalone adventure all her own. Shandi Pierce got pregnant when she was only seventeen years old.
The mystery of Charles Dickens Peter Ackroyd
In this tour-de-force performance, Simon Callow portrays not only Charles Dickens but also many of his best-loved characters, from Mr Micawber and Bill Sikes to Oliver Twist and even Nancy.
The nearest exit Olen Steinhauer
Forced back into the CIA, spymaster Milo Weaver must prove his worth to his new handlers. But when his mission deeply conflicts with his morality, Milo suddenly finds himself in an unwinnable situation and with no one to trust.
The nearest exit Olen Steinhauer
Forced back into the CIA, spymaster Milo Weaver must prove his worth to his new handlers. But when his mission deeply conflicts with his morality, Milo suddenly finds himself in an unwinnable situation and with no one to trust.
No time to mourn Tim Wohlforth
A shape bends over a drink at the end of the bar in Big Emma's on Oakland's Jack London Square, looking like a bundle of black clothes someone has left on the barstool. Full red lips that match brightly dyed hair are the only source of colour, as if an artist had begun to colorize her just before she walked out of frame in a '40s noir movie.
Not just a witch Eva Ibbotson
Determined to be more than just an ordinary witch, Heckie, whose speciality is changing people into animals, settles in a small town determined to use her powers for good purposes.
The note Teresa Mummert
One woman's chance encounter with a stranger changes everything.
Nowhere to run Jude Watson
Thirteen-year-old Dan Cahill and his older sister, Amy, are the latest guardians of the Clues - thirty-nine ingredients in a serum that transforms whomever takes it into the most powerful person on earth. They think they've done everything right, but a tiny mistake leads to catastrophe.
October song Beverly Lewis
From newlyweds Katie and Dan living in the shadow of the shunning, to Rachel and Philip embracing parenthood even as he acclimates to Amish life as an outsider.
Odd girl out Elizabeth Jane Howard
Anne and Edmund Cornhill have a happy marriage and a charming house. They are content, complete, absorbed in their private idyll. Arabella, who comes to stay one lazy summer, is rich, rootless and amoral - and, as they find out, beautiful and loving. With her elegant prose the author traces the web of love and desire that entangles these three.
Olive's ocean Kevin Henkes
On a summer visit to her grandmother's cottage by the ocean, twelve-year-old Martha gains perspective on the death of a classmate, on her relationship with her grandmother, on her feelings for an older boy, and on her plans to be a writer.
Only the innocent Rachel Abbott
Every moment of Sir Hugo Fletcher's life has been chronicled in the British press: his privileged upbringing, his high-profile charity work to end human trafficking - even his two marriages.
Operation Snow : how a Soviet mole in FDR's White House triggered Pearl Harbor. John P Koster
In "Operation Snow: How a Soviet Mole in FDR's White House Triggered Pearl Harbor", author and World War II magazine columnist John Koster provides incontestable proof that Russia was a driving force behind Pearl Harbor.
Out of the Black Land Kerry Greenwood
Egypt during the eighteenth dynasty is peacefully prosperous under the joint rule of the pharaohs Amenhotep III and IV - until the younger pharaoh brings terrifying changes. Ptah-hotep, a peasant studying to be a scribe, is appointed by Amenhotep IV as royal scribe at court, where he is surrounded by envious rivals and enemies.
The parting Beverly Lewis
Amish teen Nellie Fisher's grief over the death of her sister, Suzy, in a drowning accident is just beginning to heal. It helps that Caleb Yoder has asked her to be his girl, and wedding bells ring in her imagination. Her baked goods shop also provides solace. But change blows through her Pennsylvania Amish community, threatening to divide families and thwart her newfound romance.
Penny and her song Kevin Henkes
Penny comes home from school eager to share her very own song, but must wait until the time is right to teach it to her parents and the babies.
Plum Lovin' Janet Evanovich
Plum Lucky Janet Evanovich
The postcard Beverly Lewis
Following a terrible accident in which she lost her husband, her son, and her unborn child, Rachel Yoder leads a reclusive life with her young daughter. Her soul is troubled and her eyesight has mysteriously dimmed. But the discovery of an old postcard, hidden for years, changes Rachel's world in this thought-provoking examination of the powers of faith and healing.
The prayer box Lisa Wingate
When Iola Anne Poole, an old-timer on Hatteras Island, passes away in her bed at ninety-one, the struggling young mother in her rental cottage, Tandi Jo Reese, finds herself charged with the task of cleaning out Iola's rambling Victorian house. Running from a messy, dangerous past, Tandi never expects to find more than a temporary hiding place within Iola's walls, but everything changes with the discovery of eighty-one carefully decorated prayer boxes, one for each year, dating from Iola's youth to her last days.
The preacher's daughter Beverly Lewis
Annie Zook - the preacher's eldest daughter - is expected to join the Amish church, but at 20 she is 'still deciding.' Because of the strict rules that guide the Plain community, she must continually squelch her artistic passion, although it has become her solace.
Princesses behaving badly : real stories from history without the fairy-tale endings. Linda Rodriguez McRobbie
You think you know her story. You've read the Brothers Grimm, you've watched the Disney cartoons, you cheered as these virtuous women lived happily ever after. But the lives of real princesses couldn't be more different. Sure, many were graceful and benevolent leaders - but just as many were ruthless in their quest for power, and all of them had skeletons rattling in their royal closets. Princess Stephanie von Hohenlohe was a Nazi spy.
The prodigal Beverly Lewis
The devout Ebersols have faced sometimes-painful divisions and separations - if not geographical, those of the heart. Leah, possibly most of all, has borne losses and revelations that would have undone another whose faith was not firmly established in the God her beloved mother knew so fervently.
Pros and Cons Janet Evanovich
Pure joy : the dogs we love. Danielle Steel
Presents an endearing love letter to the pet dogs who have enriched the author's life, in a volume that celebrates the laugh-inducing moments, poignant exchanges, and heartfelt farewells shared by her family.
Pushing ice Alastair Reynolds
Bella Lind and the crew of her nuclear-powered ship mine comets, and they are good at it. But nothing can prepare them for the surprises in store when one of Saturn's ice moons inexplicably leaves its natural orbit and heads out of the solar system at high speed.
A question of honor Charles Todd
While tending to the wounded on the battlefields of France during World War I, Bess Crawford discovers that the officer who killed five people in India and England is still alive, and, setting out to clear her father's name, instead makes a horrific discovery that changes everything.
Quiet influence : the introvert's guide to making a difference. Jennifer B Kahnweiler
Introverts can be highly effective influencers when, instead of trying to act like extroverts, they use their natural strengths. This book shows how six specific introvert strengths can be used to influence others, but also warns of the pitfalls that can result if is these strengths are used in the wrong way.
Reading Jackie William M Kuhn
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis never wrote a memoir, but she told her life story and revealed herself in intimate ways through the nearly 100 books she brought into print during the last two decades of her life as an editor at Viking and Doubleday.
Reality boy A S (Amy Sarig) King
An emotionally damaged seventeen-year-old boy in Pennsylvania, who was once an infamous reality television show star, meets a girl from another dysfunctional family, and she helps him out of his angry shell.
The redemption of Sarah Cain Beverly Lewis
A modern woman, Sarah Cain had ridiculed her sister's choice of a plain life-style, which served only to intensify the lifelong rift between them. Now, twelve years later, Sarah is stunned by news of her sister's death and baffled by Ivy's choice of a guardian. How can Sarah sacrifice her career and her life in Portland to raise five Amish orphans?
Requiem Mass Elizabeth Corley
When young mother Debbie Fearnside goes missing, police interest is minimal. Then DCI Andrew Fenwick notices a curious set of coincidences with the case of murder victim Kate Johnstone. It becomes clear they have both been murdered, revenge for a long-forgotten death.
Return of the hungry hamster Sam Hay
Little does Joe know that he has volunteered to help the undead pets of his town! Dumpling the hamster came to a dusty end inside a vacuum cleaner ... and now he needs Joe's help to reveal the truth behind his demise.
The revelation Beverly Lewis
Conclusion to the series spanning three generations in a quaint Old Order Amish community. A story of love, faith, and second chances featuring five courting-age sisters and their extended family that is both heartrending and uplifting.
Revenge of the phantom furball Sam Hay
Bonsai the pug chases Pickle the cat into the street, where she is flattened by a car. Now Pickle is worried that Bonsai will pursue her sister Pebble into an early grave too, unless she and Joe teach the dog a lesson.
Rise of the zombie rabbit Sam Hay
Joe is just an ordinary boy until he makes a wish on a spooky Egyptian amulet... Now he's the Protector of Undead Pets! In Rise of the Zombie Rabbit, Fluffy's owner Olivia, lost a necklace in her back garden and she's going to get in big trouble if it isn't found. Fluffy can't bear to see her owner in distress and she demands that Joe finds the necklace - now!
The sacrifice Beverly Lewis
Life in Gobbler's Knob was all Leah Ebersol ever wanted until her older sister Sadie abandoned faith and family, leaving Leah no choice but to believe the worst, that Sadie - and her own beloved Jonas - had betrayed her. Now, two years later, Leah still misses both Sadie and Jonas keenly. Because of her sister's shunning, she cannot contact either of them but hears through the grapevine that they are married.
Sanctuary David & Beverly Lewis
Melissa James has a picture-perfect existence - or so it seems. In reality, she has been looking over her shoulder her entire life. Just as her secrets are about to catch up with her, she seeks a haven in Pennsylvania Amish Country. Will her stay bring her peace, or will it bring danger to the Plain community?
The science of Discworld. II, The Globe Terry Pratchett
"The Globe" weaves together a fast-paced Discworld novelette with cutting-edge scientific commentary on the evolution and development of the human mind, culture, language, art and science. The result is an original view of the world we live in.
The Scottish witch Cathy Maxwell
Portia Maclean believes she is beyond love and marriage. Then one moonlit night, while attempting a daring masquerade in a desperate bid to protect her family, she finds herself swept off her feet by a powerful stranger. But what will he do once he discovers she has betrayed him?
The secret Beverly Lewis
In the seemingly ordinary Amish home of Grace Byler, secrets abound. Why does her mother weep in the night? Why does her father refuse to admit something is dreadfully wrong? Then, in one startling moment, everything Grace assumed she knew is shattered.
The secret adversary Agatha Christie
The girl in the photograph has been missing for five years. Neither her body nor the secret documents she was carrying have ever been found. Now, post-war England’s economic recovery depends on finding her and getting the papers back.
Secret in the willows Beverly Lewis
After Merry befriends Elton, an artistically talented boy whom some of her eighth grade classmates call retarded, she must find a way to prove that he is not responsible for the damage at the farm of her Amish friend, Rachel.
Shadow of the Titanic Andrew Wilson
Shadow of the Titanic' tells the extraordinary stories of some of those 705 who survived. How did the loss of the ship shape the lives of the people who survived? How did those who were saved feel about those who perished?
Shadows beyond the gate Beverly Lewis
Join Merry Hanson, a very modern sixteen-year-old living in Pennsylvania's Amish country, as she faces the true-to-life struggles and heartfelt triumphs of growing up to be the best she can be in God's eyes. Can Merry count on her friends to understand as she at last attempts to come to grips with a years-old tragedy?
Silent night Robert B. Parker with Helen Brann. Robert B Parker
It's December in Boston, and Spenser is busy planning the menu for Christmas dinner when he's confronted in his office by a young boy named Slide. Homeless and alone, Slide has found refuge with an organization named Street Business, which gives shelter and seeks job opportunities for the homeless and lost.
The Sleepers in the Dust Darren Jones
Someone else's love story Joshilyn Jackson
For single mom Shandi Pierce, life is a juggling act. She's finishing college; raising her delightful three-year-old genius son, Nathan, aka Natty Bumppo; and keeping the peace between her eternally warring, long-divorced Christian mother and Jewish father. She's got enough to deal with before she gets caught in the middle of a stickup in a gas station mini-mart and falls in love with a great wall of a man named William Ashe, who steps between the armed robber and her son to shield the child from danger.
A spark unseen Sharon Cameron
When Katharine Tulman foils an attempt to kidnap her Uncle Tully, she finds herself caught up in international intrigue. Aware that there are people who want to turn her uncle's mechanical fish into an explosive device, and unsure of who to trust, she decides to fake her uncle's death and flee to Paris in search of Lane Moreau, her uncle's assistant.
Splat the Cat audio collection Rob Scotton
Join Splat in his outrageously funny and endearing adventures: from his first day at school, to Valentine's Day, to going camping with his rival, Spike. Collection of 8 Splat titles.
Starlight Erin Hunter
The warrior cat Clans arrive at their new home and set about exploring and fighting over the unfamiliar territory.
The suitors Cecile David-Weill
After sisters Laure and Marie learn of their parents' plan to sell the family's summer retreat, L'Agapanthe, they devise a scheme for attracting a wealthy suitor who can afford to purchase the estate. Selling it would mean more than just losing a place to go during the summer: for the sisters, it's become a necessary part of their character, their lifestyle, and their past.
SummerHill secrets. 1, Book 3, Catch a falling star Beverly Lewis
While working on a genealogy project at the end of eighth grade, Merry learns about her own family's Amish connection and must decide how to handle the attention of Levi Zook, her Amish neighbours' sixteen-year-old son.
SummerHill secrets. 1, Book 4, Night of the fireflies Beverly Lewis
When a car strikes her young Amish friend while the two of them catch fireflies, thirteen-year-old Merry hopes for healing through her Christian faith.
SummerHill secrets. 1, Book 5, A cry in the dark Beverly Lewis
Join Merry Hanson, a very modern fifteen-year-old living in Pennsylvania's Amish country, as she faces the true-to-life struggles and heartfelt triumphs of growing up to be the best she can be in God's eyes. An abandoned baby girl appears to be the answer to Merry's prayers, but she isn't the only one with hopes for baby Charity.
SummerHill secrets. 2, Book 1, House of secrets Beverly Lewis
When Chelsea Davis's mom vanishes, unsettling clues lead Merry to suspect a strange religious cult may be involved.
SummerHill secrets. 2, Book 2, Echoes in the wind Beverly Lewis
A skating accident during Christmas vacation helps fourteen-year-old Merry reassess her feelings for Jon, her high school classmate, and Levi, the elder son of her Amish neighbours.
SummerHill secrets. 2, Book 3, Hide behind the moon Beverly Lewis
Merry's Amish friend Rachel asks for help with her Rumschpringa, the period in her teen years when she can experiment with the outside world and modern life before deciding to devote herself to Plain living.
Sunset Erin Hunter
Amidst ongoing strife within and between the Clans of warrior cats, Brambleclaw is tempted by the dark plans of his father and brother, and the meaning of Leafpool's ominous visions becomes clear.
The taming of Ryder Cavanaugh Stephanie Laurens
The Honorable Miss Mary Cynster always gets what she wants. As the last unwed Cynster of her generation, she is determined to remain in charge of her life and of the man she will marry. At the very bottom of her list of potential husbands is Ryder Cavanaugh, the daring and devastating Marquess of Raventhorne, an overwhelming and utterly unmanageable lion of the ton.
The telling Beverly Lewis
Struggling to come to terms with a grave medical diagnosis, Heather Nelson is determined to forgo traditional medicine - to her father's chagrin - in hopes of finding answers and healing in Amish country. But first, she offers to drive her Amish friend, Grace Byler, to Ohio in order to find Grace's mother.
Terror of the Vervoids Pip Baker
The Time Lords have brought the Doctor to trial, accusing him of gross interference in the affairs of other planets. If he is found guilty he must forfeit all his remaining regenerations.
Three brothers Peter Ackroyd
Three Brothers follows the fortunes of Harry, Daniel, and Sam Hanway, a trio of brothers born on a postwar council estate in Camden Town. Marked from the start by curious coincidence, each boy is forced to make his own way in the world a world of dodgy deals and big business, of criminal gangs and crooked landlords, of newspaper magnates, backbiters, and petty thieves.
Thy neighbor Norah Vincent
Nick Walsh is a broken, deeply cynical man. Since the violent deaths of his parents thirteen years earlier, he has been living alone in his childhood home in the suburban Midwest, drinking, drugging, and debauching himself into oblivion. He begins a campaign of spying on his neighbours via hidden cameras and microphones he has covertly installed in their houses.
Traveling sprinkler Nicholson Baker
An accomplished near 55-year old poet, Paul Chowder, tries his hand at songwriting, Quaker meetings, and tobacco experiments while he copes with turning 55 and his ex-girlfriend's new relationship with a local NPR radio host.
The ultimate foe Pip Baker
Concludes the 'Trial of a Time Lord' story arc. Snatched out of time and place and brought before the Time Lords of Gallifrey, the Doctor is on trial for his life.
Uncle Wally's old brown shoe Wallace Edwards
Uncle Wally is a tiger. His missing shoe journeys through an imaginative world to encounter a variety of intriguing animals and insects along its way. A cumulative and circular story of visual delights.
Under a blood red sky Kate Furnivall
Epic saga in which a woman escapes a grim labour camp in 1930s Siberia, leaving behind her gravely ill friend Anna, and later searches for Anna's beloved, a revolutionary in the new Communist Russia.
The valley of fear Arthur Conan Doyle
John Douglas is a man with a past. Sherlock Holmes is the famous detective who finds puzzle-solving elementary. When Holmes and his faithful friend Watson are summoned to the country to investigate Douglas's murder, it begins to look as though the past might finally have caught up with him.
The velveteen rabbit Margery Williams Bianco
Experience this family classic as you've never heard it before. The timeless story of the toy rabbit who wanted to be real is brought to life by Meryl Streep and acclaimed pianist George Winston on this recording. It is the story of a stuffed bunny who is the boy's favourite toy but yearns to be Real.
What the animals taught me Stephanie Marohn
Wishing to escape the urban rat race, freelance writer and editor Stephanie Marohn moved to rural northern California in 1993. Life was sweet. She was a busy freelancer. In return for reduced rent, she fed and cared for two horses and a donkey. Her life was full. Then, more farm animals started to appear: a miniature white horse, a donkey, sheep, chickens, followed by deer and other wildlife. Each one needed sanctuary either from abuse, physical injury, or neglect.
The wheel of ice Stephen Baxter
The Wheel. A ring of ice and steel turning around a moon of Saturn, and home to a mining colony supplying a resource-hungry Earth. It's a bad place to grow up. The colony has been plagued by problems.
When we were very young ; and, Now we are six. A A (Alan Alexander) Milne
Where angels fear to tread E M (Edward Morgan) Forster
After a rich Edwardian widow impulsively marries a handsome but poor Tuscan dentist and dies in childbirth, her English relatives try to gain custody of the baby.
Which witch Eva Ibbotson
Deciding that he must sire a child to carry on his tradition of Loathing Light and Blighting the Beautiful, the Great Wizard Arriman announces a competition among the witches of Todcaster, one of whom will marry him.
Whispers down the lane Beverly Lewis
After being beaten by her father, Lissa, an eighth grade classmate, comes to Merry's house in the middle of the night, and Merry asks God and the family of her Amish friend, Rachel, to help her protect Lissa.
Windows on the hill Beverly Lewis
Merry Hanson is sure that staying with Miss Ruby Spindler while her parents are away if the perfect opportunity to learn how "Old Hawk Eyes" knows so much about everyone in SummerHill.
Windward passage Jim Nisbet
In the parallel near-future, a ship named for a jellyfish sinks into the Caribbean with its captain chained to the mast. Left behind is a logbook missing ten pages, presidential DNA hidden in a brick of smuggled cocaine, and a nearly-completed novel. Tipsy, the dead sailor's sister, and Red Means, his erstwhile employer, travel from San Francisco to the Caribbean and back as they attempt to unravel a mystery that rapidly widens from death at sea to international conspiracy.
Worst. Person. Ever. Douglas Coupland
The year of Billy Miller Kevin Henkes
Seven-year-old Billy Miller starts second grade with a bump on his head and a lot of worries, but by the end of the year he has developed good relationships with his teacher, his little sister, and his parents and learned many important lesson.

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The 2013 Voiceless Anthology
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Audrey in Rome edited by Ludovica Damiani and Luca Dotti with text by Sciascia Gambaccini.
"Audrey in Rome" offers a revealing portrait of the star's life in the Eternal City as she truly lived it for more than two decades.
Australia
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Bali & Lombok
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The book boyfriends collection
In Wither 16-year-old Rhine Ellery is kidnapped and sold as a bride to Linden, a rich young man with a dying wife. Even though he is kind to her, Rhine is desperate to escape her gilded cage.
A brief guide to William Shakespeare Introduction and commentaries by Peter Ackroyd.
An accessible and entertaining journey through the life, times, and work of the Bard - Enigma.
Central Australia : Adelaide to Darwin.
Central Australia is vast and utterly diverse: festival-addicted cities, wine regions and brilliant beaches, desert tracks, Aboriginal cultural experiences and of course iconic Uluru (Ayers Rock).
Desserts
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Doctor Who edited by Paul Booth.
Since its premiere in November 1963, the classic British television programme Doctor Who has been a cornerstone of popular culture for half a century.
Don't quit your day job : acclaimed authors and the day jobs they quit edited by Sonny Brewer.
Collects anecdotes from contemporary American authors on the jobs and careers they held before becoming successful authors, including Steve Yarbrough, Connie May Fowler, Daniel Wallace, and Cassandra King
Eastern Europe
Sample a locally brewed beer in the heart of Prague's perfectly preserved Old Town, marvel at the masterpieces in St Petersburg's Hermitage museum or explore Croatia's sparkling coastline by boat.
England
Features include 'First Time' for visitors who haven't been to England before, museum itineraries to help readers get to the heart of attractions like the British Museum, and driving routes around the Cotswolds.
For five shillings a day : experiencing war, 1939-45 edited by Richard Campbell Begg and Peter H. Liddle.
An amazing collection of eyewitness accounts of the British experience in World War II. First-hand narratives are drawn from every rank of the army and every corner of the conflict to create a moving and illuminating story of the greatest war of this century.
France
Illustrated highlights cover Notre Dame, the Louvre, Versailles, Monte Carlo Casino, Marseilles Vieux Port, Mont St Michel.
Germany
Prepare for a roller coaster of feasts, treats and temptations as you take in Germany's soul-stirring scenery, spirit-lifting culture, big-city beauties, romantic palaces and half-timbered towns.
Great Britain
From the graceful architecture of Canterbury Cathedral to the soaring ramparts of Edinburgh Castle, via the mountains of Wales or the Roman ruins of Hadrian's Wall, Britain's astounding variety is a major reason to travel here.
Hawaii
With its sugary beaches, technicolour coral reefs and volcanoes beckoning adventurous spirits, it's easy to see why Hawaii has become synonymous with paradise.
Japan This edition written and researched by Chris Rowthorn ... [et al.]
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Letters from Gallipoli : New Zealand soldiers write home edited by Glyn Harper.
A collection of letters written by New Zealand soldiers who served in the Gallipoli campaign.
London.
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Old Mars edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois.
A new anthology of all original stories.
Scotland.
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Spacefarers : images of astronauts and cosmonauts in the heroic era of spaceflight edited by Michael J. Neufeld.
Historians, political scientists and others have extensively examined the technical, programmatic and political history of human spaceflight.
Spain
The ultimate, most comprehensive guide to travelling in Spain includes up-to-date reviews of the best places to stay, eat, sights, cultural information, maps, transport tips and a few best kept secrets - all the essentials to get to the heart of Spain.
Unnatural creatures : stories selected by Neil Gaiman with Maria Dahvana Headley.
A number of stories featuring unnatural creatures along with several other creatures who are either unlikely, impossible, or do not exist at all.
World War 2 thriller collection
Winter: The epic prelude to Deighton's acclaimed Bernard Samson spy series, in which the complex lives of two brothers unfold during the dramatic rise of Nazi Germany between two world wars.
The back road. Rachel Abbott
In a quiet country village, secrets abound. When a young girl, Abbie Campbell, is knocked over and left for dead on the back road of the village of Little Melham, waves of shock ripple through the small community and a chain of events, which threatens to expose long-kept secrets, is triggered.
Only the innocent Rachel Abbott
Every moment of Sir Hugo Fletcher's life has been chronicled in the British press: his privileged upbringing, his high-profile charity work to end human trafficking - even his two marriages. But when the billionaire philanthropist is discovered murdered in his London home, tied naked to a bed, the scandal is only a shadow of the darkness lurking off-camera.
The King Kader Abdolah
It is the nineteenth century and the kingdom of Persia is at a turning point. When a young King, Shah Naser, takes to the throne he inherits a medieval, enchanted world. But beyond the court, the greater forces of colonisation and industrialisation close in.
Reality check Peter Abrahams
After a knee injury destroys sixteen-year-old Cody's college hopes, he drops out of high school and gets a job in his small Montana town, but when his ex-girlfriend disappears from her Vermont boarding school, Cody travels cross-country to join the search.
Recipes for a good time Elvis Abrahanowicz, Ben Milgate
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10 minute Pilates with the ball : simple routines for a strong, toned body. Lesley Ackland
Pilates is famous for being a safe and effective exercise regime that gives you long, toned limbs, great posture and amazing abdominal strength. The large inflated Swiss exercise ball, which is becoming increasingly popular, maximises the benefits of a Pilates workout and provides the perfect base for performing the graceful, strength-building Pilates movements.
Pig's foot Carlos Acosta
Oscar Mandinga, great-grandchild of the founders of a small hamlet of wooden shacks and red earth deep in the Cuban hinterland, is a sardonic teller of tales - some taller than others - of slavery, revolution, family secrets, love and identity, spanning four generations.
The last girl Michael Adams
When The Snap happens, everyone can instantly hear everything that everyone else is thinking. As secrets and lies are laid bare, suburbs and cities explode into insanity and violence. What might have been an evolutionary leap for humanity instead threatens the end of the world.
City of the lost. Will Adams
British business intelligence operative Iain Black is caught up in the car-bombing of a hotel in Southern Turkey while investigating a murky Lebanese banker. His partner, Mustafa, is killed in the blast, and Iain vows to find out who is responsible.
Cecelia Ahern 2 book gift collection Cecelia Ahern
The gift is an enchanting and thoughtful Christmas story that speaks to all of us about the value of time and what is truly important in life. Thanks for the memories is a compelling and perceptive tale of intimacy, memory and relationships. After all, how can you know someone that you’ve never met before?
How to fall in love with life Cecelia Ahern
Can you teach someone how to fall in love? The night psychotherapist Christine Rose witnesses a man commit suicide, her life changes drastically. Wracked with guilt, she leaves her husband and attempts to begin a new life.
Comfort zone Brian W (Brian Wilson) Aldiss
Set in contemporary Oxford, this incisive novel charts the breakdown of a community. A new mosque is to be built - on the site of a derelict pub - and gradually, half-hidden prejudices begin to surface, and relationships between the residents start to sour.
The ambitions of Jane Franklin Alison Alexander
In a period when most ladies sat at home with their embroidery, Jane Franklin achieved fame throughout the western world, and was probably the best travelled woman of her day. Alison Alexander traces the life of this inimitable woman, from her birth in late 18th century London, her marriage at the ripe age of 36 years to Sir John Franklin, to her many trips to far-flung locations, including Russia, the Holy Land, northern Africa, America and Australia.
High altitude. Mike Allsop
Most people who survived an almost unsurviveable plane crash would be tempted to sit back, take a good hard look at life and take things a little bit easier. Mike Allsop is not most people.
Dogs in action Maria Alomajan
Dogs in action is an exhibition of the extraordinary world of working dogs. The book reveals the vast diversity of jobs undertaken by dogs around the world with the aim of informing and entertaining people, and offering anecdotes that all dog lovers can appreciate.
The devil in pew number seven Rebecca N. Alonzo with Bob DeMoss
Rebecca Nichols Alonzo recounts the events surrounding her mother's murder on 23 March 1978, describing how a church member who refused to give up control when Robert Nichols took over as pastor tormented and threatened her family, until the night that Rebecca's life was shattered forever. Her father was also shot but lived until 1984.
Intolerable : a memoir of extremes. Kamal Al-Solaylee
Follows the life of Canadian journalist Kamal Al-Solaylee and his experiences living in the Middle East as a child in the 1960s with his itinerant family.
The raw 50 : 10 amazing breakfasts, lunches, dinners, snacks, and drinks for your raw food lifestyle Carol Alt with David Roth
Introduces fifty fast and easy recipes for raw food dishes for every meal of the day, accompanied by information on the health benefits of eating raw foods, tips on eating out, and a raw foods shopping list.
The crossroads Niccolo Ammaniti
Thousands of depressed little towns, villages and hamlets dot the vast plain where Cristiano Zena lives with his hard-drinking father Rino.
I'm not scared Niccolo Ammaniti
In the summer in a tiny hamlet of five houses in the middle of wheat fields, six children venture out on bikes. In the midst of the wheat nine-year-old Michele discovers a secret so terrible he can't tell anyone. This story is told through Michele's eyes and the tragedy involving the adults.
Let the games begin Niccolo Ammaniti
Attending a gala at the private home of a real estate magnate, a neurotic author stumbles on the activities of a satanic sect planning to launch itself into infamy by staging an apocalyptic meltdown at the height of the festivities.
Me and you Niccolo Ammaniti
To quell the anxiety of his concerned, socially conscious parents, Lorenzo tells them he's been invited on an exclusive ski vacation. His real plan: for one blessed week, Lorenzo will retreat to a forgotten cellar in his family's apartment building, where he will live in perfect isolation, keeping the adult world at bay. When his estranged half-sister, Olivia, shows up in the cellar unexpectedly, the two become locked in a battle of wills, forced to confront the very demons they are each struggling to escape.
Always on my mind. Bella Andre
After a tragic loss three years ago, Grayson Tyler left his life in New York City behind and started over in the rolling hills of the California coast. He's convinced himself that all he'll ever need again is the blue sky, a thousand acres of pasture, and the crashing waves of the ocean. Until one day, Lori Sullivan barges into his life and promptly blows his emotionless and solitary world to shreds, driving him crazy as only a woman nicknamed "Naughty" can.
Come a little bit closer. Bella Andre
Movie star Smith Sullivan can't afford any distractions. He's staking his entire reputation on his new film...but he can't stop thinking about Valentina Landon and the fire he sees smoldering just beneath the surface.
Game for love. Bella Andre
To fulfill his grandmother's dying wish, linebacker Cole Taylor must find-and marry-a good girl. 1st grade teacher Anna Davis fits the bill perfectly. Their deal is simple: If she'll be his temporary wife, he'll give her more pleasure than she ever imagined was possible. Only, love is the ultimate game-changer.
If you were mine. Bella Andre
The last thing Zach Sullivan wants is to take care of his brother's new puppy for two weeks. Until he meets the dog trainer, that is. Heather is bright, beautiful, and he can't stop thinking about her.
Kissing under the mistletoe. Bella Andre
For Mary Sullivan Christmas is, and always has been, about family. And this year is no different. As she awaits the arrival of her eight children and their partners at the cottage in Lake Tahoe, she hangs the ornaments that they made for her over the years.
Let me be the one. Bella Andre
When Vicki Bennett saved Ryan Sullivan's life as a teenager, it was the beginning of a close friendship that never wavered despite her failed marriage to someone else and Ryan's well-earned reputation as a ladies man. So when she suddenly needs a pretend boyfriend to protect herself and her career from a powerful man's advances, he is the only person she can imagine asking.
The way you look tonight. Bella Andre
As a very successful private investigator who has caught most of the cheaters in Seattle with their pants down, Rafe Sullivan believes true, lasting love only happens once in a blue moon. Needing to get away from the city to clear his head, he finds the lake house where he spent the best summers of his life is now a wreck...but the sweet girl next door is all grown up and prettier than anything he's ever seen.
Killer presentations with your iPad : how to engage your audience and win more business with the world's greatest gadget Ray Anthony and Bob LeVitus with Barbara Boyd ; foreword by Guy Kawasaki
Describes how to engage audiences with videos, real-time data, and specific apps and hardware and how to leverage presentation skills, using an iPad.
As flies to whatless boys Robert Antoni
In 1845 London, an engineer, philosopher, philanthropist, and bold-faced charlatan, John Adolphus Etzler, has invented machines that he thinks will transform the division of labour and free all men. He forms a collective called the Tropical Emigration Society (TES), and recruits a variety of London citizens to take his machines and his misguided ideas to form a proto-socialist, utopian community in the British colony of Trinidad.
Obsidian Jennifer L Armentrout
When we moved to West Virginia right before my senior year, I'd pretty much resigned myself to thick accents, dodgy internet access, and a whole lot of boring.... until I spotted my hot neighbour, with his looming height and eerie green eyes. Things were looking up.
Onyx Jennifer L Armentrout
Being connected to Daemon Black sucks...Thanks to his alien mojo, Daemon's determined to prove what he feels for me is more than a product of our bizarro connection. So I've sworn him off, even though he's running more hot than cold these days. But we've got bigger problems.
Sacred. Elana K Arnold
Since her older brother died Scarlett has felt emotionally cut off from everyone on Catalina Island except for her horse, and she has become anorexic - but when she meets a strange boy named Will Cohen she begins to rediscover herself.
Splendor Elana K Arnold
Scarlett loves her boyfriend, the dashing, mysterious Will Cohen. But now he's gone east for college, and Scarlett is stuck home on Catalina Island.
End of the line David Ashton
When the body of a handsome, fleshy man is found on the Newcastle to Edinburgh train with the livid mark of a garotte round his throat like a lethal necklace, naturally the first port of call is Leith Police Station and Inspector James McLevy.
Fall from grace David Ashton
The story begins with a break-in and murder at the Edinburgh home of Sir Thomas Bouch, the enigmatic, egotistical builder of the Tay Bridge. McLevy is brought in to investigate. With the help of brothel madam Jean Brash, McLevy finds the murderer, but there is much, much more to unfold: murder, arson, sexual obsession and suicide.
Nor will he sleep David Ashton
1887. The streets of Edinburgh seethe with youthful anarchy as two rival gangs of students, Scarlet Runners and White Devils, try to outdo each other in wild exploits. After a pitched battle between them, an old woman is found savagely battered to death in Leith Harbour. Enter Inspector James McLevy.
The painted lady David Ashton
A dead judge's wife is suspected of poisoning him and the Haymarket police think they have a foolproof case. They have undisclosed evidence she has been having an affair with a society artist plus the fact that a quantity of arsenic has been found in the judge's body.
Shadow of the serpent David Ashton
1880, Edinburgh, Election fever grips the city. But while the rich and educated argue about politics, in the dank wynds of the docks it's a struggle just to stay alive. When a prostitute is brutally murdered, disturbing memories from thirty years ago are stirred in McLevy who is soon lured into a murky world of politics, perversion and deception - and the shadow of the serpent.
Trick of the light David Ashton
A Trick of the Light sees McLevy team up with Arthur Conan Doyle to pursue a ruthless killer. It is 1860 and a Confederate officer, Jonathen Sinclair, arrives in Edinburgh with a sheaf of money to purchase a blockade-runner from Clydeside shipbuilders.
Perth and West Coast Australia Written and researched by Brett Atkinson, Steve Waters
The open road, beaches, gorges, brilliant surfing, caves full of fascinating limestone formations and world-class wine and beer - it's all here in Australia's west coast.
The annotated Emma Jane Austen ; annotated and edited, with an introduction by David M. Shapard
From the editor of the popular Annotated Pride and Prejudice comes an annotated edition of Jane Austen's Emma that makes her beloved tale of an endearingly inept matchmaker an even more satisfying read. Here is the complete text of the novel with more than 2,200 annotations on facing pages, including: explanations of historical context; citations from Austen's life, letters, and other writings; definitions and clarifications; literary comments and analysis; maps of places in the novel; an introduction, bibliography, and detailed chronology of events; [and] nearly 200 informative illustrations.
The Annotated Northanger Abbey Jane Austen ; annotated and edited, with an introduction by David M. Shapard
Portraying social life in fashionable Bath and centred around Catherine Morland, this novel ridicules the popular tales of romance and terror and contrasts with these the normal realities of life. The text of Jane Austen's classic tale is accompanied by an introduction to the author's life and work and explanatory notes discussing the novel's historical context, language, characters, and themes.
The annotated Persuasion Jane Austen ; annotated and edited, with an introduction by David M. Shapard
Anne falls in love with Wentworth, who had nothing but himself to recommend him, and no hopes of attaining influence, so persuaded by friends and family she breaks off the match and sends him away. Years later, he returns, is it too late? The text of Jane Austen's classic tale is accompanied by an introduction to the author's life and work and explanatory notes discussing the novel's historical context, language, characters, and themes.
The annotated Pride and Prejudice Jane Austen ; annotated and edited, with an introduction by David Shapard
This first-ever fully annotated edition of one of the most beloved novels in the world is a sheer delight for Jane Austen fans. Here is the complete text of Pride and Prejudice with more than 2,300 annotations on facing pages.
The annotated Sense and sensibility Jane Austen ; annotated and edited, with an introduction by David Shapard
An annotated edition of Jane Austen's "Sense and Sensibility," complete with more than 2,000 annotations that include definitions and clarifications, multiple maps, historical context, and more.
Five star billionaire. Tash Aw
In this stunning new novel, Tash Aw charts the overlapping lives of migrant Malaysian workers, forging lives for themselves in sprawling Shanghai. Justin is from a family of successful property developers. Phoebe has come to China buoyed with hope, but her dreams are shattered within hours as the job she has come for seems never to have existed.
One Christmas morning ; One summer's afternoon. Tilly Bagshawe
One Christmas morning is not the time to get your heart broken. Dumped by the love of her life and in need of some time to recover, screenwriter Laura Tiverton retreats to the idyllic village of Fittlescombe where she used to spend time as a girl.
Sidney Sheldon's After the darkness. Tilly Bagshawe
Blessed with the face of an angel and the guileless, trusting nature of a child, Grace Brookstein is the prized wife of the king of Wall Street, Lenny Brookstein. Despite the stock market's terrifying collapse, the Brooksteins' glamorous lifestyle of polo tournaments and jets remains untouched -until the day Lenny goes sailing from their Nantucket beach estate and never comes home.
Sidney Sheldon's After the darkness. Tilly Bagshawe
Blessed with the face of an angel and the guileless, trusting nature of a child, Grace Brookstein is the prized wife of the king of Wall Street, Lenny Brookstein. Despite the stock market's terrifying collapse, the Brooksteins' glamorous lifestyle of polo tournaments and jets remains untouched - until the day Lenny goes sailing from their Nantucket beach estate and never comes home.
Sidney Sheldon's Angel of the dark Tilly Bagshawe
An elusive and shadowy killer is on the prowl, codenamed the Angel of Death. When an elderly multimillionaire is found brutally murdered in Hollywood, and his young wife raped and beaten, the police assume the motive is robbery. A decade later, in different cities around the globe - St Tropez, London and Hong Kong - three almost identical killings take place within 5 years of each other.
Sidney Sheldon's Mistress of the game. Tilly Bagshawe
The spellbinding sequel to Sidney Sheldon's Master of the Game. One of most glamorous and suspenseful tales ever told!
Sidney Sheldon's The tides of memory. Tilly Bagshawe
When long-buried mistakes of her youth begin to resurface, old hatreds are rekindled and Alexia De Vere, the conservative party's newest superstar, finds herself on the brink of losing everything: her power, her family, and even her own life.
Girl in the middle. Christine Bailey
Fifteen-year-old Skye, the middle child, finds herself wishing for a new life-one that doesn't include daily harassment from the in-crowd at Highland Creek High School.
The Bassett Road machine-gun murders : New Zealand's gangster killings. Scott Bainbridge
On Saturday morning, 7 December 1963, Eric Lewis called around to his property in Bassett Road, Remuera, Auckland, to collect the rent. He was not prepared for the scene that greeted him when he opened the door: his two tenants, George Walker and Kevin Speight, had been violently murdered days before. The machine-gun execution of Walker and Speight marked the beginning of a new, more sinister era of crime in New Zealand. The two men convicted of the killings - Ron Jorgensen and John Gillies - became household names. Both the victims and their killers were deeply involved in Auckland's burgeoning criminal scene. But the real story behind the killings has never been told. Sly-grogging, horse-doping, prostitution, drugs, rival gangs and tough cops - the story has all the hallmarks of a classic crime novel. Only it's all true, and it happened in 1960s Auckland.
The beast without Christian Baines
Reylan is a wealthy, handsome vampire, carefully feeding off companions plucked from the gay bars of Oxford Street. When one of those companions is killed by Jorgas, a hot-headed young werewolf prowling his streets, Reylan reluctantly joins a mysterious alliance of supernatural beings to track down the beast. But Jorgas is also hunting him...
The joke's on Selby. Duncan Ball
This dog has no nose.' 'How does he smell?' ' Terrible!' Join Selby and Gary Gaggs, Bogusville's craziest comedian, with this gathering of giggles and gut-busting gags.
Selby Santa. Duncan Ball
Can Selby survive the hair-raising ride in Dr Trifle's Super Santa Sleigh Simulator, and does he escape from the crazy Dr Schnipskin who wants to slice and dice him? And if you've ever wondered if Santa is real, read on ...
Selby scrambled. Duncan Ball
Selby, the only talking dog in Australia, and perhaps the world, is one splendiferous pooch. What other dog could scale the glass walls of the world's tallest skyscraper, save a shipload of passengers from certain death, match wits with an all-powerful Evil Genius who is out to tell Selby's secret, become a star radio shock jock, and take on the world's top soccer star at his own game?
Selby screams Duncan Ball
Selby is still trying to keep his amazing abilities a secret so the Trifles don't put him to work or, even worse, hand him over to scientists to be examined. But he needs to speak out - or scream out - when the Beast of Bogusville comes after him, or he finds himself dangling dangerously in mid-air, or he comes face to face with a living, breathing Egyptian mummy.
Selby snaps. Duncan Ball
Selby falls head over heels in love with the most gorgeous girl-dog he's ever seen!
Selby snowbound. Duncan Ball
Selby is about to embark on a chilly Antarctic adventure that is bound to take hime to the peak of danger ... and beyond!
Selby sorcerer. Duncan Ball
Willie and Billie, the Trifle's terrible nephews, are again up to no good. This time Selby can end their havoc with magic! The twins are now under Selby's control, but for how long? Selby, the only talking dog in Australia, and perhaps the world, returns with more stories to entertain and amuse.
Selby spacedog Duncan Ball
Selby, the talking dog is back in this fifth collection of Selby stories.
Selby speaks. Duncan Ball
Selby, the only talking dog in Australia, and perhaps the world, is back with another collection of scintillating stories about the lovable pooch from Bogusville. Still trying to keep the fact he can talk a secret, Selby is determined to keep his trap shut - even if it kills him!
Selby splits. Duncan Ball
Selby is the only talking dog in Australia and, perhaps, the world - but is he? Suddenly there is another Selby looking like our lovable pooch - but this devious, diabolical dog is after fame and riches, even if it means ruining Selby’s life forever!
Understood Maya Banks
Jake Turner committed the ultimate mistake of falling in love with his best friend's wife. The distance he puts between them costs both him and Ellie Matthews dearly. Jake will never forgive himself for not seeing what a bastard his friend was. Now that Ellie is free from her nightmare, Jake waits, needing and wanting. He'll be there when Ellie is ready to spread her wings.
Success stories. Russell Banks
In Success Stories, an exceptionally varied yet coherent collection, Russell Banks proves himself one of the most astute and forceful writers in America today. Queen for a Day, Success Story, and Adultery trace fortunes of the Painter family in there pursuit of and retreat from the American dream.
Lunch in Paris : a delicious love story, with recipes. Elizabeth Bard
When Elizabeth, an American working in London, meets Gwendal, a Frenchman in town for a conference, the two hit it off. Before long, they are having lunch together in Paris, falling in love, and getting married. Using food as a frame, Elizabeth documents their courtship, describing mouth-watering dishes (such as molten chocolate cake and summer ratatouille) as well as shopping in a foreign language (her butcher looks like Matt Dillon) and choosing a wedding cake (one that's not gaudy).
Every other day Jennifer (Jennifer Lynn) Barnes
Every other day, sixteen-year-old high school student Kali transforms into an invincible demon hunter, but when she sees that a popular fellow-student is marked for death in the next twenty-four hours, unfortunately it is the wrong day for Kali.
The Genesis key James Barney
A science thriller with a religious twist, this fast-paced debut novel follows biologist Dr. Kathleen Sainsbury as she races against time to discover the truth after being drawn into a mystery involving the U.S. government and a shadowy organization known as the Olam Foundation.
The Joshua stone James Barney
Some secrets belong to the past. Others refuse to stay there. In 1959, in an underground laboratory in a remote region of West Virginia, a secret government experiment went terribly awry. Half a dozen scientists mysteriously disappeared, and all subsequent efforts to rescue them failed.
Provence, 1970 : M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, James Beard, and the reinvention of American taste. Luke Barr
In the winter of 1970, more or less coincidentally, the iconic culinary figures James Beard, M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, Richard Olney, Simone Beck, and Judith Jones found themselves together in the South of France. They cooked and ate, talked and argued, about the future of food in America, the meaning of taste, and the limits of snobbery. Without quite realizing it, they were shaping today's tastes and culture, the way we eat now.
GI brides. Gwendolyn's story Duncan Barrett
Gwendolyn's hometown of Southampton is taken over by the Americans of the 'friendly invasion' as they prepare for D-Day. She falls in love with a romantic Italian-American officer, and excitedly travels to California to be with him. But once there, Gwendolyn clashes with a formidable mother-in-law, who tells her husband: 'It's her or me!'
GI brides. June's story Duncan Barrett & Nuala Calvi
Raised in Birmingham, June marries a handsome GI called Borgy and looks forward to a new life in America. But when war ends, June is horrified to receive a letter from her husband telling her they are moving to Germany instead. June's life soon takes a shocking turn.
GI brides. Margaret's story Duncan Barrett & Nuala Calvi
An attractive young English girl, Margaret finds herself working at the US Army headquarters in London, where she meets a dashing American officer who breaks her heart. Soon she falls pregnant by another GI, marries, and follows him to America's Deep South. What she finds out in Georgia about her husband's true character will shock her.
GI brides. Rae's story Duncan Barrett & Nuala Calvi
After being bombed out of her home in North London, tomboy Rae joins the ATS and is sent to work welding tanks near Nottingham. Despite her dislike of 'Yanks', a GI called Raymond wears down her resistance and she agrees to marry him. After the war, she reluctantly follows him to rural Pennsylvania, where she soon discovers his dark secret.
GI brides. Sylvia's story Duncan Barrett & Nuala Calvi
Sylvia is volunteering at a Red Cross Club in the West End when she meets a charismatic Irish-American called Bob. He sweeps her off her feet and convinces her to fly to America to marry him after the war. But living with Bob's gambling relatives proves a nightmare, and in desperation Sylvia runs away to England, giving Bob an ultimatum.
Rotten gods Greg Barron
A new wave of terror threatens a world torn by inequality, conflict, economic disaster and environmental chaos. Heads of state gather in Dubai in an attempt to bring society back from the brink of global catastrophe. But when extremists hijack the conference centre, the clock starts ticking: seven days until certain death for presidents and prime ministers alike, unless the terrorists' radical demands are met.
Savage tide Greg Barron
The second race-against-time thriller from the author of Rotten Gods, in the tradition of Le Carre, Ludlum and Clancy. Intelligence officer Marika Hartmann captures an extremist foot-soldier guilty of a massacre of school children and aid workers in Southern Somalia.
Taken Anya Bast
Anne's morning starts like any other normal day and ends in a race for her life. The surprise that interrupts her regular date with a latte looks a lot like Frankenstein, except this monster is for real. And it chases her straight into the arms of two mouthwatering hunks who whisk her away from everything she knows.
The twisted kiss Anya Bast
Kylie Mitchell lives in a world of monsters. Thanks to a military experiment gone viral, over half the population is gone and most of what remains has mutated into storybook werewolves and vampires.
Winter pleasures : the training. Anya Bast
Sienne is beautiful, intelligent, talented...and a slave. Given to the lord of Nordan for a season, she has one mission: seduce Marken with a body made for sin and bring back to her Sudhran masters secrets they can use to conquer their northern neighbours.
Christmas pups Teresa Bateman
Left by the side of the road just before Christmas, three puppies are brought to a shelter where an older dog tells them how to get adopted, but the two boys decide to misbehave to assure that their sister will find a home.
Indoor gardening the organic way : how to create a natural and sustaining environment for your houseplants. Julie Bawden-Davis
Gardening organically outdoors is prevalent in most horticultural circles these days, but what about gardening indoors? Many gardeners still use harsh synthetic chemical fertilizers and pesticides when growing plants in their homes. How can we choose to eat organic foods, buy natural personal-care products, clean our indoor air, and yet still blast our poor houseplants with toxic chemicals? It is time to put down that spray bottle.
Secrets of a webcam girl Annabelle T Baxter
How far would you go to pay the bills? 'Secrets of a Webcam Girl' is the true story of a girl's transition from business suit to birthday suit as a means to fix mounting financial problems. Told with candor and wit, this behind-the-scenes memoir reveals her patrons' fetishes, infidelities, and perversities.
The most beautiful walk in the world : a pedestrian in Paris. John Baxter
In this memoir, author and long-time Paris resident John Baxter remembers his yearlong experience of giving "literary walking tours" through the city. Baxter sets off with unsuspecting tourists in tow on the trail of Paris's legendary artists and writers of the past.
Man belong Mrs Queen : adventures with the Philip worshippers. Matthew Baylis
As a bookish child growing up on Merseyside in the 1980s, Matthew Baylis identified with the much-mocked Prince Philip as a fellow outsider. He even had a poster of him on his bedroom wall. Years later, his Philip-worship long behind him, Baylis heard about the existence of a Philip cult on the South Sea island of Tanna. Why was it there? Nobody had a convincing answer. Nobody even seemed to want to find one.
Sewing for all seasons : 24 stylish projects to stitch throughout the year. Susan Beal
In Sewing for all Seasons, author Susan Beal offers twenty-four beautiful projects imbued with the colours, textures and moods of each season. Readers will enjoy stitching a bright gardening apron to welcome spring, a colourful picnic quilt for summer, a cosy patchwork throw for autumn, soft woolen slippers for those chilly winter nights and much more. With how-to illustrations, helpful templates, tons of colour and lush photography, this book will leap off shelves and keep crafters inspired all year long.
The loves of Lord Granton M C Beaton
As the youngest of four unmarried vicar's daughters, Frederica feared her destiny was to die of boredom in the sleepy village of Barton Sub Edge. Her looks were deemed unfortunate and her willful manner labeled her difficult. She never dreamt the arrival of a stranger would be a twist to her fate.
The last days of Kim Jong-il Bruce E Bechtol
North Korea has remained a thorn in the side of the United States ever since its creation in the aftermath of the Korean conflict of 1950-1953. Crafting a foreign policy that effectively deals with North Korea, while still ensuring stability and security on the Korean Peninsula and in Northeast Asia as a whole has proved very challenging for successive American administrations. In the wake of ruler Kim Jong-il's death in December 2011, analysts and policymakers continue to speculate about the effect his last years as leader will have on the future of North Korea. Bruce Bechtol, Jr. contends that Kim Jong-il's regime (1994-2011) exacerbated the threats that North Korea posed, and still poses, to the world.
The New Zealand wars and the Victorian interpretation of racial conflict James Belich
The New Zealand Wars is a powerful revisionist history. Revealing the enormous tactical and military skill of Maori, and the inability of the 'Victorian interpretation of racial conflict' to acknowledge those qualities, this account of the New Zealand Wars changed how the country's history was understood. Belich undertakes a complete reinterpretation of the crucial episode in New Zealand history and the result is a very different picture from the one previously given in historical works.
If you were the only girl. Anne Bennett
Their love crossed the class divide, but will it survive the ravages of war? When Lucy's father dies and her family is plunged into poverty, she is forced to take a job in service as a housemaid at Windthorpe House, home to the aristocratic Hetherington's, who lost three of their four sons in the Great War. When their only remaining son, Clive, returns home from university, he and Lucy strike up an immediate bond, which only deepens as Lucy becomes indispensable to the family.
The Berenstain Bears and the joy of giving Jan and Mike Berenstain
The Berenstain Bears. Jobs around town Jan, Mike and Stan Berenstain
Searching for the perfect job, the Bear siblings learn to celebrate the many talents of others and begin to imagine where their own God-given gifts will take them as they grow.
The Wombles to the rescue Elisabeth Beresford
The Wombles have just gratefully returned to their burrow on Wimbledon Common. They had had to leave because heavy lorries thundering up and down the nearby road threatened to make the roof of the burrow cave in. However, now that the Wombles are safely back, there is another problem they have to contend with. It seems that the humans have realised they have an energy crisis and are throwing much less away.
How to tame a wild fireman. Jennifer Bernard
Firefighter Patrick "Psycho" Callahan earns his nickname every day. Fast, fit, and a furious worker, he thrives on the danger which helps him forget a near-tragedy that changed his life forever. But when his off-duty carousing gets out of hand, Patrick is sent back to Loveless, Nevada, where the wildfire threatening his hometown has nothing on sizzling Dr. Lara Nelson.
The Amaranth enchantment Julie Berry
Orphaned at age five, Lucinda, now fifteen, stands with courage against the man who took everything from her, aided by a thief, a clever goat, and a mysterious woman called the Witch of Amaranth, while the prince she knew as a child prepares to marry, unaware that he, too, is in danger.
Secondhand charm Julie Berry
In a secluded village, magic sparkles on the edges of the forest. There, a young girl named Evie possesses unusually strong powers as a healer. Her talents, and charms, have not escaped the notice of the shy stonemason's apprentice. But Evie wants more than a quiet village and the boy next-door. When the young king's carriage arrives one day, and his footman has fallen ill, Evie might just get her chance after all.
Scent of darkness Margot Berwin
Evangeline is eighteen years old when her grandmother gives her the ultimate gift, a scent she has created just for her. From the moment Eva places a drop on her neck, her entire life changes. Previously unnoticed, she becomes the object of intense desire for everyone around her.
The vicar's wife's cook book Elisa Beynon
An exciting new cookery book from a first-time author and hard-working mother of two. Elisa Beynon won a competition to find a new and original voice in food writing, which was run in 2007 by Fourth Estate and Waitrose Food Illustrated. Her entry impressed the judges - among them Nigel Slater - with its emphasis on creating nutritious, affordable, practical meals for guests and a young family alike.
Let’s learn Maori : a guide to the study of the Maori language. Bruce Biggs
Let's Learn Maori consists of a textbook and self-help guide to the study of the Maori language. It is also a complete grammar reference, covering parts of speech, the structure of each type of phrase and the combinations of phrases that form simple sentences. Each aspect of the grammar is discussed in a numbered section or subsection of the book and a combined vocabulary and index provides a reference system.
Dear Maeve : a collection of articles from the Irish times. Maeve Binchy
How do you tell someone that they've tucked their skirts into their knickers? Should you correct your wife when she says "commodium" instead of "condominium"?
How did all this happen? John Bishop
If you're a man of a certain age you'll know there comes a point in life when getting a sports car and over-analysing your contribution to society sounds like a really good idea.
Melting Ms Frost. Kat Black
When Aidan Flynn walks into Cluny's Restaurant, he can't take his eyes off his new boss, Annabel Frost. With his heart set on winning her over, Aidan can think of nothing but getting beneath her cold exterior.
Paruku : the desert brumby. Jesse Blackadder
From deep in the Kimberley Desert comes a legend of wild brumbies with Arabian bloodlines, who can run like the wind. Paruku, the young bay stallion, flees from humans who invade his desert sanctuary, but is haunted by an ancient memory of being ridden. Thirteen-year-old Rachel is fast outgrowing her first pony. When her father, an equine vet, is offered the job of capturing wild brumbies for the endurance stables of Sheik Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum of Dubai, Rachel travels with him into the remote desert landscape of the Kimberley.
Stay : the last dog in Antarctica. Jesse Blackadder
Left alone on the streets of Hobart to collect money for the Royal Guide Dogs of Tasmania, a Labrador called 'Girl' tries to make the best of it. Her dreams of adventure can never come true though, as she is, after all, made of fibreglass.
Truth stained lies Terri Blackstock
Three sisters, an investigative blogger, a cab driver, and a stay-at home mom investigate to try and clear their brother's name after he is accused of murder.
The courtship of the vicar's daughter Lawana Blackwell
Love is in the air. As the wedding of Julia Hollis and Vicar Andrew Phelps approaches, the quaint English village is caught up in a stir of excitement and the promise of an event to remember. Andrew's daughter Elizabeth is being courted by a handsome young curate. But the man she once loved suddenly appears at her door, wanting to prove he's now worthy of her affection. Who will win the hand of the vicar's daughter?
The dowry of Miss Lydia Clark Lawana Blackwell
When spring arrives in full, the town of Gresham reawakens to life. Soon more than one unlikely romance blooms among her villagers, and readers will be delighted as even a bruised and timid heart is made to feel young and renewed.
The jewel of Gresham Green Lawana Blackwell
The grown children of vicar Andrew Phelps and Julia Hollis now face challenges of their own. Surgeon Philip Hollis's wife resents his family. And writer Aleda Hollis craves privacy. But when Andrew requires Philip's medical skills and Aleda unwittingly advances an evil man's schemes, newcomer Jewel Libby becomes a source of strength for the family.
The widow of Larkspur Inn Lawana Blackwell
When life seemed at its worst, Gresham awaited. Julia Hollis' opulent life in Victorian London crashes to pieces when her husband passes away. Worse, she is told by his bankers that he gambled away their fortune. Now, the family's hope rests on The Larkspur, an old abandoned coaching inn in the quaint village of Gresham.
The red diary Toni Blake
When hired hand Nick Armstrong finds the red diary, he's shocked and aroused. Never before has he come across anything so private - or so sensual. And, given the way the Ash family has hurt his, he soon begins to see this as a potent weapon for righting an old wrong. Wouldn't it serve the haughty Lauren right if he used her own fantasies to seduce her, make her fall in love, and then break her heart?
Wildest dreams Toni Blake
From the seductive rhythms of Bourbon Street to the sultry climes of the bayou, a woman's search for the truth leads her into danger and passion beyond her wildest dreams. Advertising executive Stephanie Grant knows how to sell an idea, but she's never had to sell herself before. Walking into The Big Easy's most exclusive bordello, however, she's ready to do just that.
The heroine's bookshelf : life lessons from Jane Austen to Laura Ingalls Wilder Erin M Blakemore
In this compelling book of beloved heroines and the remarkable writers who created them, Erin Blakemore explores how the pluck and dignity of literary characters such as Anne Shirley, Elizabeth Bennet, Jane Eyre, Scarlett O'Hara, Scout Finch and Jo March can inspire women today.
Squeezing the orange. Henry Blofeld
The quintessentially English cricket commentator, writer, oenophile, bon viveur, collector and national treasure, fondly known as "Blowers", tells his colourful life story. Born in Norfolk and educated at Eton and Cambridge, Henry Calthorpe Blofeld OBE, nicknamed "Blowers" by the late Brian Johnston, is best known as a cricket commentator for Test Match Special on BBC Radio 4 and BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra.
Sacrifice S J Bolton
Moving to remote Shetland has been unsettling enough for consultant surgeon Tora Hamilton: even before the gruesome discovery she makes one rain-drenched Sunday afternoon. Deep in the peat soil of her field she is shocked to find the perfectly preserved body of a young woman, a gaping hole in her chest where her heart has been brutally removed.
A Bear called Paddington Michael Bond
"A bear on Paddington Station?" said Mrs Brown in amazement. "Don't be silly - there can't be." The Browns first met Paddington on a railway station - Paddington station, in fact. He had travelled all the way from Darkest Peru with only a jar of marmalade, a suitcase and his hat.
Paddington here and now Michael Bond
Paddington Bear always manages to find himself in tricky situations, sometimes extraordinary situations. Since arriving from his native Peru after an earthquake Paddington has always felt at home with the Brown family. When a mysterious visitor arrives, it is time for Paddington to decide where 'home' really is.
Stillwater Creek Alison Booth
It is 1957 and, after the death of her husband, pianist Ilona Talivaldis and her nine-year-old daughter Zidra travel to the remote coastal town of Jingera in New South Wales. Ilona, a concentration camp survivor from Latvia, is searching for peace and an opportunity to start anew.
Franklin goes to school Paulette Bourgeois
On the first day of school, Franklin is a little nervous, but his teacher, Mr. Owl, knows just what to do.
Federer Chris Bowers
With his Olympic gold medal from 2008, a silver medal from the London 2012 Olympic Games and another Wimbledon title under his belt, Federer has now achieved legendary status in the wider sporting world. This authoritative and affectionate biography traces the rise of Federer, from his first tentative strokes with a tennis racket to how he dealt with being sent away to a training academy where he struggled to communicate in a French-speaking part of Switzerland; and how he handled the sudden death of his first real coach and mentor.
The tortilla curtain T Coraghessan Boyle
T. Coraghessan Boyle weaves together the stories of two families in Southern California - one affluent, the other destitute. As Boyle creates a counterpoint of personal needs, civic responsibility, and social custom, each family's quest for the American Dream fuels a deep fear and anger that ultimately lead to a perilous confrontation.
World's end T Coraghessan Boyle
This multi-generational novel ranges over the history of the Hudson River Valley from the late seventeenth cenutry to the late 1960s with low humour, high seriousness, and magical, almost hallucinatory prose. It follows the interwoven destinies of families of Indians, lordy Dutch patrons, and yeomen.
The darkest minds Alexandra Bracken
Sixteen-year-old Ruby breaks out of a government-run 'rehabilitation camp' for teens who acquired dangerous powers after surviving a virus that wiped out most American children.
Never fade Alexandra Bracken
Ruby joins forces with the revolutionary Children's League to find critical information about the epidemic that has torn both her life and America apart.
Secret reflection Jennifer Brassel
Kelly Reid doesn't believe in ghosts, even when one appears in front of her. She's sure the man in her bedroom mirror is a hoax, all she has to do is prove it. But it's hard to concentrate on hidden cameras and tiny microphones when he seems so real, so engaging, so sad.
Atomic city. Sally Breen
Jade, on the run from her past, arrives on the Gold Coast to forge a new identity and make her fortune. She recruits 'The Dealer', a croupier with a shady past, to be her grifting partner and they embark on a series of scams targeting fellow swindlers Anthony, a self-important businessman, and PJ, an international conman.
Another way to fall. Amanda Brooke
After battling a brain tumour twenty-nine year old Emma thinks she is in the clear, but her world comes crashing down around her when she is told her fight was in vain, and there is nothing more the doctors can do. Realising that she won’t now have time to achieve the things she dreamed of, Emma decides to write her perfect life in a story.
Greystone Valley. Charlie Brooks
Greystone Valley is a land of wizards, dragons, and warriors... and one young girl who ends up there quite by accident when her idle wish is granted. Sarah discovers that not everything in the valley is as magic as she might've wished - especially the nearly illiterate wizard, the mouse-sized dragon, and the warrior who can't stand the sight of blood. Being hunted isn't helping, either. Will Sarah survive this new life of hers, and can she make it home? And, more importantly, will she ever be the same again?
Christmas at Carrington's. Alexandra Brown
Georgie Hart loves Christmas time at Carrington's Department store. Running the luxury handbag department, Georgie adores helping customers in the hunt for the perfect gift for the perfect someone. And this year is no exception - now she has the hunky Tom, Mr Carrington himself, to spend the special day with.
Cupcakes and Christmas : the Carrington's collection. Alexandra Brown
A fantastic three-book bundle of the hilarious Carrington's Department Store series.
The flower plantation Nora Anne Brown
Arthur Baptiste knows little of Rwanda's past and is unaware of its emerging troubles. He lives with his parents on a flower plantation where he talks to no one, not even the butterflies he collects, until one day Beni appears. Beni, the cook's granddaughter, is a child much like Arthur but one who lives in a world far different from his own. Their friendship will take them from innocent adventures, to sexual encounters and on towards dark revelations.
The pied piper Robert Browning
In the small but wealthy town of Hamelin, a stranger with a wondrously magical pipe teaches the rich but unwise townspeople a lesson.
The art of lying down : a guide to horizontal living. Bernd Brunner
We spend a good third of our lives lying down: sleeping, dreaming, making love, thinking, reading, and getting well. Bernd Brunner's ode to lying down is a rich exploration of cultural history and an entertaining collection of tales, ranging from the history of the mattress to the "slow living movement" to Stone Age repose - when people did not sleep lying down - and beyond. He approaches the horizontal state from a number of directions, but never loses his keen sense for the odd or unusual detail.
The half-stitched Amish quilting club Wanda E Brunstetter
When Amish widow Emma Yoder offers quilting lessons, she acquires a diverse collection of six non-Amish students who form bonds with her and each other as they work through their problems and learn to create beautiful quilts.
A history of the unfortunate experiment at National Women's Hospital Linda Bryder
In this carefully researched book, medical historian Dr Linda Bryder provides a detailed analysis of the treatment of carcinoma in situ at National Women's since the 1950s, an assessment of international medical practice and a history of the women's health movement.
Gift. Andrea J Buchanan
High school sophomore Daisy Jones is just trying to get by unnoticed. It doesn't help that she's the new girl at school, lives in a trailer park, and doesn't even own a cell phone. But there's a good reason for all that: Daisy has a secret, unpredictable power - one only her best friend, Danielle, knows about.
Warrior princess : my journey to become the first female Maasai warrior. Mindy Budgor
This is the story of a young woman - passionate, fearless and dangerously curious (with a set of ferocious Jewish parents breathing fire down her neck) - who turned her back on the safety of her suburban life to face probable death in an effort to become the world's first female Maasai warrior.
Who's 50 : the 50 Doctor Who stories to watch before you die : an unofficial companion Graeme Burk
Presenting the top 50 stories from the first 50 years of the popular science fiction series, this is a go-to guide for getting started or renewing interest in Doctor Who. Ever since its premiere on November 23, 1963, Doctor Who has been a television phenomenon, and this companion guide will help die-hard fans, casual viewers, and those new to the series discover the exhilarating moments that have maintained its supremacy.
Mood : the key to understanding ourselves and others. Patrick M Burke
This book examines the central role that mood plays in determining our outlook on life and our ability to cope with its challenges. The central theme is that mood determines how we are tuned to the world.
Sound bites Rachel K Burke
Renee Evans has a knack for trouble. After walking in on her best friend and boyfriend in bed together, twenty-five year-old Renee flees her dream job as a music journalist in sunny Los Angeles and returns to her hometown of Boston - only to meet Dylan Cavallari, the mysterious, aspiring musician who lives in her apartment building.
The gallery John Horne Burns
John Horne Burns brought The Gallery back from World War II, and on publication in 1947 it became a critically-acclaimed bestseller. However, Burns's early death at the age of 36 led to the subsequent neglect of this searching book, which captures the shock the war dealt to the preconceptions and ideals of the victorious Americans.
Last words : the final journals of William Burroughs. William S Burroughs
The most intimate work Burroughs ever wrote, a complex portrait of Burroughs at the end of his life, coming to terms with aging and death. Culled from journal entries of the last nine months of his life, Last Words spans the realms of cultural criticism, personal memoir, and fiction.
Storybound Marissa Burt
Shy, twelve-year-old Una Fairchild is suddenly transported by a mysterious book into the Land of Story, where characters from books hope to be cast into a tale of their own, and Una attends the Perrault Academy while trying to discover why she is there.
Bangkok Austin Bush
Cap off a boat trip with a visit to a hidden market, or stroll around Banglamphu and wind up in conversation with a monk, few cities reward exploration like Bangkok.
Delphie and the birthday show Darcey Bussell
Delphie's magic red shoes are suddenly feeling too tight, and she really doesn't want to give them up! But before she has time to worry, her friends in Enchantia need her help. King Rat is trying to spoil the Queen's birthday show; can Delphie help undo his mischief?
Delphie and the fairy godmother. Darcey Bussell
Princess Aurelia has fallen under a wicked spell and just won’t wake up! Can Delphi and the Princess’s fairy godmother, Lila, find the prince can break the spell? Or will Aurelia remain asleep forever?
Delphie and the glass slippers. Darcey Bussell
King Rat is causing havoc in Enchantia again, by playing around with the Big Clock and making time whizz by. Cinderella finds herself always going to the ball, but never meeting her Prince! Can Delphie help?
Delphie and the masked ball. Darcey Bussell
Delphie is really excited about the end of term show, it's her chance to shine! But when her friends in Enchantia need her help she finds herself whisked away to a magical Masked Ball.
Jade and the surprise party. Darcey Bussell
It's the White Cat's birthday! Everyone in Enchantia is planning the perfect party but something seems to be going wrong - guests keep disappearing. And there's a mysterious photographer who might not be who she seems - Can Jade solve the mystery or will the party turn into a birthday disaster?
A nutcracker special. Darcey Bussell
Delphie is really excited about taking part in her ballet school's special Nutcracker show. And just when she thinks things can't get any better Delphie is whisked away to Enchantia! Her magic ballet friends really need her help. This Christmas in Enchantia needs to be the best one ever, but King Rat is making mischief again.
Rosa and the golden bird. Darcey Bussell
The Wicked Fairy has captured the magical Firebird and stopped any music playing in Enchantia, which means no one can dance! Can Rosa free the Firebird and help her friends?
Rosa and the magic dream Darcey Bussell
The Wicked Fairy has always wanted to rule Enchantia and has come up with an evil plan to take over, by casting a spell on Rosa and holding her captive! Can Rosa escape from her castle, or will the Wicked Fairy get her wish?
Rosa and the magic moonstone. Darcey Bussell
Everyone in Madame Za-Za’s class is taking part in their first ballet exams and Rosa is feeling pretty confident about passing hers. But right in the middle of the exam she is whisked away to Enchantia. The magical moonstone has broken and all of the ballets have become muddled up! Can Rosa put things right?
Rosa and the secret princess. Darcey Bussell
Rosa knows that her new red ballet shoes are special, but she soon discovers that they are magical when she is whirled into Enchantia! On her very first adventure, can Rosa free the swan princess from King Rat's curse?
Rosa and the special prize. Darcey Bussell
King Neptune, ruler of the underwater kingdom, has accused King Tristan of taking his special sceptre and as a punishment he's cast a storm spell over Enchantia! Can Rosa and Nutmeg find out who really has the sceptre or will Enchantia be gloomy forever?
Rosa and the three wishes. Darcey Bussell
Return to the magical world of Enchantia in the captivating second series of Magic Ballerina by Darcey Bussell! Rosa knows that it is time to hand over the magic red ballet shoes to another special girl. But before she does; her friends in Enchantia need Rosa's help one last time!
The power of social intelligence Tony Buzan
10 ways to tap into your social genius. By developing your Social Intelligence you can understand and appreciate everyone you meet; what motivates them, what their personal needs are, and how you can make them comfortable and pleased to be with you.
The Doctors who's who : the story behind every face of the iconic Time Lord. Craig Cabell
Doctor Who is the world's longest-running science fiction television series, and has had children hiding behind sofas since it was first broadcast in 1963. Eleven actors have played the famous Time Lord, starting with William Hartnell, and it has been a career landmark for all of them. Indeed, no other role in television history is as iconic, demanding, or as anticipated by its legion of fans as that of the famous time traveller with two hearts.
Victoria and the Rogue Meg Cabot
Growing up in far-off India, wealthy young heiress Lady Victoria Arbuthnot is accustomed to handling her own affairs - not to mention everyone else's. But in her sixteenth year, Vicky is unceremoniously shipped off to London to find a husband. So she's delighted when she bags the drop-dead-gorgeous Lord Malfrey, and finds herself engaged before she's even got off the boat. But then the dashing Captain Jacob Carstairs starts spreading nasty rumours about her man. Could it be that Vicky's happy-ever-after with Lord M. might not be so happy after all?
Benjamin Franklin's bastard Sally Cabot
An absorbing and compelling work of literary historical fiction, set in colonial Philadelphia, that brings to life a little-known chapter of the American Revolution - the story of Benjamin Franklin and his bastard son, and the women who loved them.
The rewards of patience : a definitive guide to cellaring and enjoying Penfold wines. Andrew Caillard
Since 1844, Penfolds has enjoyed a special place in Australia's wine industry, and within these pages you will find extensive vintage-by-vintage tasting notes accompanied by historic timelines that bring to life the character, enjoyment and inexhaustible freshness of the Penfolds wine experience.
The three colonels : Jane Austen's fighting men. Jack Caldwell
The worlds of Pride & Prejudice and Sense & Sensibility merge in this one-of-a-kind continuation of both beloved Jane Austen tales. Love reigns supreme for Colonels Buford, Fitzwilliam, and Brandon as our brave fighting men are enjoying their courtships and early married lives with three beloved Austen heroines.
The China study : the most comprehensive study of nutrition ever conducted and the startling implications for diet, weight loss and long-term health T. Colin Campbell with Thomas M. Campbell II
The link between nutrition and heart disease, diabetes, and cancer is presented in an authoritative text - based on a survey of thousands of adults throughout China and Taiwan - that reveals how proper nutrition can have a dramatic effect on reducing and reversing these ailments.
Whisper my name Raine Cantrell
Before taking her vows at a convent to become a young novice, Dominica Kirkland is summoned to an isolated Idaho ranch by Toma Colfax, a friend of her deceased father. Alone and naive as to the ways of the world, Dominica soon finds herself overwhelmed, and reluctantly accepts the help of Luke, a ruggedly handsome cowboy.
Wildflower Raine Cantrell
For two years Jenny Latham has lived alone with her young son in the Colorado mountains, trying to manage her guilt over letting an abusive husband control her for too long. Her beauty makes her the object of many men's desires, but with a broken heart and an independent streak as strong as the mountains themselves, Jenny refuses them all.
The dragons of Noor Janet Lee Carey
Seven hundred years after the days of the dragon wars, magic again is stirring and three teenagers join forces to help bind the broken kingdoms of Noor and Otherworld.
Me and you Claudia Carroll
A story about how hard it is to leave our old selves behind, the tough choices we sometimes have to make and how love and friendship can heal the most damaged of hearts.
Ride like hell and you'll get there : detours into mayhem. Paul Carter
Attempting 300 kph on an untested experimental motorcycle could be considered a perfect way to kill yourself, but Paul Carter is still, well, Paul Carter and danger at high speed is his second name.
Witches' britches, itches & twitches! Mark Carthew
Witches' Britches, Itches & Twitches! is a rhyme, riddle and joke book that combines an eclectic mix of rhymes, jokes, quirky humour, fun banter and sight gags with Mike Spoor's lively and entertaining sketches. An ideal book for those who struggle with reading, Witches' Britches, Itches & Twitches! will delight children as they dip inside and find stories and jokes about witches, wizards, frogs, toads, bats and magic spells.
The trolley problem, or, Would you throw the fat guy off the bridge : a philosophical conundrum. Thomas Cathcart
A trolley is careering out of control. Up ahead are five workers; on a spur to the right stands a lone individual. You, a bystander, happen to be standing next to a switch that could divert the trolley, which would save the five, but sacrifice the one.
The priest, his lady and the drowned child Mary Cavanagh
For twenty years, Father Ewan McEwan, a Roman Catholic priest, has enjoyed a passionate long-term relationship with Lady Marina Proudfoot, an older woman of great beauty and refinement, whose two-year-old daughter and husband were tragically drowned in a boating accident. But when Marina unexpectedly dies, the emotional fallout affects not just Ewan, but Marina's son, Timothy, his lover, Roger, and Roger's wife, Sally. Now Ewan must survive not only his profound grief but also the secret revelations she leaves behind.
Summerland Michael Chabon
Ethan is a hero on a quest though the world of American Faery. As baseball is their favourite game, this is a story of baseball, too. Along the way, hero and heroine find each other, true heroism is revealed and the faeries, or "ferishers", find someone new to play baseball against.
ANZACs in Arkhangel : the untold story of Australia and the Invasion of Russia,1918-1919. Michael Challinger
In November 1918, as World War I was coming to a close, a group of Australian men signed up for more fighting. This time, the enemy was Russian Bolsheviks. Challinger tells the story of how this group of 150 Aussies was seconded to help to protect the British from a rearguard attack and became embroiled in what was to become the Russian revolution.
Girl of shadows Deborah Challinor
What had they done? What had she and Sarah and Friday done? 1830: Convict girls Friday Woolfe, Harriet Clarke and Sarah Morgan have been transported to Sydney from London. Sarah has been assigned to jeweller Adam Green, Harriet is a maid for the Barrett family, and Friday is working as a prostitute in a brothel. Each of them is struggling to forget the brutal crime they committed. But their fate is no longer theirs to control.
The lies we told. Diane Chamberlain
Maya and Rebecca Ward are both accomplished physicians, but that's where the sisters' similarities end. As teenagers, they witnessed their parents' murder, but it was Rebecca who saved Maya from becoming another of the gunman's victims. The tragedy left Maya cautious and timid, settling for a sedate medical practice with her husband, Adam, while Rebecca became the risk taker.
The midwife's confession. Diane Chamberlain
Diane Chamberlain unravels a heartbreaking mystery about a midwife whose suicide opens the door to her dark past.
Blue dragon Kylie Chan
When Emma's relatives come to visit her, they are totally freaked out by what they learn. Emma's beloved, John Chien, is a 3000 year old Chinese god. Not only that, John is becoming weaker by the day. Demons pursue him relentlessly, hoping to use Emma, and his child, Simone, as bargaining tools against him. Emma battles to defend Simone as John's energy is drained by the effort of both living in the mortal world and protecting them. While Emma is nagged by doubts about her own nature, she must find the courage to go on.
Dark heavens Kylie Chan
Emma Donahoe has just started her job as nanny to Simone, the daughter of rich businessman John Chen. She knows that Simone may be a target for kidnappers but she has no idea of just how dangerous her new job could be. Soon she is drawn into a world of martial arts, magic and extreme danger ... And the mysterious John Chen seems to be more than just a businessman.
Dark serpent Kylie Chan
John and Emma head to Wales to try and work out who - or what - Emma is. But rather than providing a clear path to their long hoped-for marriage the answer could tear them apart forever. Emma will be forced to betray either John, her beloved Xuan Wu, or her past and birthright. To make matters worse, John’s celestial home at Wudangshan is under attack from the Demon King. Can John find the Emma he knows and love, and save Wudangshan from demonic destruction?
Earth to hell Kylie Chan
It is eight years since Xuan Wu, God of the Northern Heavens, living in Hong Kong as wealthy businessman John Chen, was exiled from the mortal realm. Emma and John's daughter, Simone, are facing a new series of threats.
Heaven to Wudang Kylie Chan
The demons that could control stones and elementals have been defeated, but the most powerful of Simon Wong's associates still remains to create almost undetectable copies of humans and Shen. This demon allies with Kitty Kwok to prepare a torturous trap for Emma and Simone, from which they may never return.
Hell to heaven Kylie Chan
Emma teeters on the edge of becoming fully demon, and must make a journey to the Kunlun Moutains in the West, home of the palaces of Nu Wa and the Yellow Emperor, in an attempt to regain her humanity. Travelling with Emma is Xuan Wu's daughter, Simone, who is struggling with her growing powers and trying to defend herself from the demons who want to destroy her.
Journey to Wudang Kylie Chan
It is now eight years since Xuan Wu, God of the Northern Heavens, living in Hong Kong as wealthy businessman John Chen, was exiled from the mortal realm. Emma and Simone, John's daughter, are facing a new series of threats, while their best fighter, Leo, sits in Hell. They must persuade him to come home but, in Hell, nothing is as it appears. Human and demon, heaven and hell battle for the fate of the world.
Red phoenix Kylie Chan
When Emma Donahoe took the position of nanny to John Chen's daughter Simone, she never expected to be caring for the child of a Chinese god, and she didn't expect that demons would want him dead. Nor has moving from nanny to partner in his heavenly realm made Emma's life any easier. Now a powerful race of demons has been created to hunt her and her family from Hong Kong to Europe. And she and Simone have become targets - pawns to be used in a deadly celestial power play.
Small Shen Kylie Chan
Small Shen is the amazing story of Gold, a stone spirit and a chronic troublemaker in the court of the great Gods of Chinese mythology. The story follows the stone spirit Gold's entertaining adventures throughout history. His escapades include seducing a dragon princess, attempting to steal one of the Tiger's wives, making bets with demons, and working for the Blue Dragon of the East.
White tiger Kylie Chan
Drawn into a world of martial arts, magic and danger, Emma Donahoe, a nanny to the daughter of John Chen, a very rich Hong Kong businessman, must learn how to protect her young charge and herself from those that consider John to be their enemy.
The last runaway Tracy Chevalier
Forced to leave England and struggling with illness in the wake of a family tragedy, Quaker Honor Bright is forced to rely on strangers in the harsh landscape of 1850 Ohio and is compelled to join the Underground Railroad network to help runaway slaves escape to freedom.
No such thing as a witch : a matter of fact magic book. Ruth Chew
When Nora and Tad observe a squirrel reading a little newspaper and their dog behaving strangely, they decide their new neighbour is a witch.
And then there were none. Agatha Christie
A killer stalks a group of ten total strangers on an isolated island off the Devon coast, in a suspenseful story of murder and retribution, set to a sinister nursery rhyme.
Come, tell me how you live. Agatha Christie
Think you know Agatha Christie? Think again! Agatha Christie's personal memoirs about her travels to Syria and Iraq in the 1930s with her archaeologist husband Max Mallowan is a fascinating true-life adventure.
The grand tour : letters and photographs from the British Empire Expedition Agatha Christie ; edited by Mathew Prichard
In 1922 Agatha Christie set sail on a 10-month voyage around the British Empire as part of a trade mission to promote the forthcoming British Empire Exhibition. Leaving their two-year-old daughter behind with Agatha's sister, Agatha and her husband set sail at the end of January and did not return until December.
The shadowhunter's codex : being a record of the ways and laws of the Nephilim, the chosen of the Angel Raziel Cassandra Clare and Joshua Lewis
Since the thirteenth century, the Shadowhunters' Codex has been the one and only manual for Shadowhunters looking to brush up on their demon languages, learn proper stele use and discover just what exactly a pyxis is. Featured in both The Mortal Instruments and The Infernal Devices, this guide is a necessity for any young Nephilim on their journey to becoming a Shadowhunter.
The Amish seamstress Mindy Starns Clark and Leslie Gould
Izzy Mueller is an exceptional listener and gifted caregiver. She's also a talented seamstress. As the young woman sits with her elderly patients, she quietly sews as they share their stories. She's content with her life until circumstances reconnect her with someone she once loved.
Emily's runaway imagination Beverly Cleary
Can imaginative Emily make her biggest dream come true? Spunky Emily Bartlett lives in an old farmhouse in Pitchfork, Oregon'at a time when automobiles are brand-new inventions and libraries are a luxury few small towns can afford. Her runaway imagination leads her to bleach a horse, hold a very scary sleepover, and feed the hogs an unusual treat. But can she use her lively mind to help bring a library to Pitchfork? Adventure is pretty scarce in Pitchfork, Oregon. So why shouldn't Emily bleach Dad's old plow horse or try some of her other ideas?
Murder in thrall Anne Cleeland
First-year detective Kathleen Doyle and Chief Inspector Michael Sinclair, Lord Acton, are a most unlikely pair. An Irish redhead of humble beginnings and modest means, Doyle is the antithesis of Acton, the British lord who has established himself as a brilliant but enigmatic figure with a knack for solving London's most high profile homicides. But Acton senses something exceptional beneath Doyle's awkward naivety and taps her to help him with his investigations.
The damascened blade Barbara Cleverly
On a break from his policing duties, Joe Sandilands is visiting his old army friend, James Lindsay, commander of the British army's front line fort at Gor Khatri on the Afghan border. An uneasy peace is in operation, but into this situation is injected an ill-assorted group of visitors to the fort.
Folly du jour Barbara Cleverly
Joe hurries to the assistance of an old friend who has been arrested for murder. In a cell of the Quai des Orfevres he meets with Sir George Jardine still in the evening dress stained with the blood of the dead man. Assistance for Joe comes from Francine, a young usherette at the Paris Music Hall, it is she who becomes Joe's guide.
Ragtime in Simla Barbara Cleverly
Simla, India 1922 - London detective Joe Sandilands is the guest of the English governor of Bengal, but when his travelling companion, a Russian opera singer, is shot dead at his side in the governor's car, Joe is plunged into a murder investigation. Joe begins to unravel a mystery which has its roots in the aftermath of the First World War and discovers that behind the sparkling facade of social life in Simla lies a trail of murder, vice and blackmail.
A spider in the cup Barbara Cleverly
When the body of a young woman is found buried along the banks of the Thames in 1933, Scotland Yard Assistant Commissioner Joe Sandilands juggles the case with an increasingly dangerous assignment protecting an American senator.
Strange images of death Barbara Cleverly
It is summertime in Provence, 1926, but for Scotland Yard detective Joe Sandilands it's not all 'Dance and Provencal song and sunburnt mirth'. Joe is on leave, driving his way south to the Riviera while dropping off his niece at an ancient chateau in the Luberon hills. Her father is spending the season here, one of a group of talented artists who are the guests of a generous but enigmatic host. A troubling crime has been committed days earlier at the chateau, leaving a clear message that more violence is to come.
Naomi's Gift Amy Clipston
Part of a family-oriented Amish community, twenty-four-year-old Naomi King has given up her dreams of finding true love. But when a young widower stirs surprising feelings in her, Naomi cautiously opens her heart to him and receives an unexpected response that once again turns her world upside-down.
The last kiss Brigid Coady
First kisses are the ones that ever one celebrates, the ones you remember. The ones you hope to treasure as it happened, storing up your memories to take out and relive. But what about the last kiss?
Abomination. Colleen Coble
Detective Nick Andreados is looking for a serial murderer, when he realizes that his ex-wife, Eve, may be the next victim, while Eve, who suffered amnesia after escaping once from the killer, senses that her life is still in danger.
Alaska twilight Colleen Coble
For some people, Alaska is a breathtaking wilderness adventure, full of light and beauty. For Haley, it is a dangerous world of dark dreams and tortured memories. On the surface, she's here to document wildlife activist Kipp Nowak's bear encounters. But her real reason is to unearth the truth about a past murder. The suspense mounts when another body turns up, and Haley begins to wonder if the tragedies she experienced in the past are connected to the dangers and mysterious incidents of the present.
Anathema Colleen Coble
Hannah Schwartz slipped away from her Amish family to meet with her beau, Reece Ericson. When she returned, she discovered her parents murdered and their handmade quilts stolen. Years later, a shunned Hannah returns to the scene of the crime in hopes of restoring her family and her faith. But while much has changed in Hannah's life, the danger at home now threatens with a vengeance.
Butterfly Palace Colleen Coble
Lilly secures a job as maid in a grand manor in Austin, Texas. But even far from home, her past lurks around every corner. When Lilly Donnelly arrives at the Cutlers' famed Butterfly Mansion in 1899, the massive house and unfamiliar duties threaten to overwhelm her.
A cry in the night. Colleen Coble
A mysterious crying in the night leads search?and?rescue worker Bree Matthews and her dog Samson to an abandoned baby in the woods outside of Rock Harbor, Michigan. Against objections from her husband, Bree takes the baby girl in. Quickly she begins a search for the mother - presumably the woman reported missing just days earlier.
Into the deep Colleen Coble
A local scientist misses his son's birthday party and turns up dead in Lake Superior. A radical environmental group blames a mysterious lab for dead fish found in a remote stream. Then an Alzheimer's patient goes missing and his home is ransacked.
Lonestar angel Colleen Coble
When Eden Larson's estranged husband, Clay, delivers the news that their lost baby girl who was kidnapped years earlier may have been found, the couple's love for each other is rekindled as they investigate.
Lonestar homecoming Colleen Coble
With nothing but five dollars, a train ticket, and the wedding dress she's wearing, Gracie Lister escapes with her daughter to the West Texas country where her family fell apart years ago. There, Lieutenant Michael Wayne, devoted single father, gives Gracie the hiding place she needs and a job caring for his two children. Michael and Gracie aren't looking for love, but it finds them right away.
Lonestar sanctuary Colleen Coble
Though tragedy has wrecked her life, Allie Siders, holds on to the hope that her five-year-old daughter, Betsy, will speak again. But with a stalker out for revenge, all Allie can think about now is their safety. She must sever all ties and abandon life as she knows it. She heads to the peaceful Bluebird Ranch, nestled deep in Texas hill country, and to the only person who can help them.
Lonestar secrets Colleen Coble
Returning to the southwest Texas community of her youth, Shannon Astor runs into a man who once devastated her life and is astonished to see his daughter's uncanny resemblance to Shannon's believed-dead daughter.
Silent night : a Rock Harbor Christmas novella. Colleen Coble
Bree Matthews is preparing for Christmas guests, but her heart is reeling from the recent and tender loss of her unborn child. Her sister-in-law, Lauri, suddenly turns up on the doorstep of the lighthouse home Bree shares with her husband, Kade, in Rock Harbor. Secretive and withdrawn, Lauri seems curiously intent on discovering what happened to a parachuter who disappeared in the North Woods along Lake Superior's icy shore.
Without a trace. Colleen Coble
When a plane carrying Bree Nicholls' husband and son disappears, her life changes forever. Her relentless determination to find them starts an investigation that links their disappearance to a violent crime threatening to tear the peaceful town of Rock Harbor apart.
The butterfly state Carol Coffey
The Butterfly State is the story of a Co. Wicklow family whose lives are forever altered when their violent, alcoholic father is murdered by the lakeshore near their home. Tess his eleven year old autistic daughter is charged with the murder, having been found standing over the body with the murder weapon in her hand.
The incredible life of Jonathan Doe Carol Coffey
Brendan Martin is an American-born loner raised in Ireland by his silent, embittered mother before escaping back to New York, where he lives and works each day in blissful isolation in the crowded city. Brendan spends his days happily labouring on building sites and his evenings drinking alone in bars and hooking up with a constant stream of one-night stands. Following a second DUI, Brendan's peaceful and predictable life ends abruptly and he is forced to go to live in the town of Dover, New Jersey, with his overbearing uncle.
The penance room Carol Coffey
Thirteen year old Christopher Munroe has lived his entire life in a nursing home owned and run by his parents in the mining town of Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia.
The road is a river Nick Cole
A suspenseful odyssey into the dark heart of the Post-Apocalyptic American Southwest
Savage boy Nick Cole
A suspenseful odyssey into the dark heart of the Post-Apocalyptic American Southwest.
The Wasteland saga Nick Cole
Nick Cole sends us on a suspenseful odyssey into the dark heart of post-apocalyptic America in this three-part adventure. Forty years after a devastating nuclear Armageddon, mankind has been reduced to salvaging the ruins of a broken world.
All that glitters Catrin Collier
In 1939, Haydn Powell returns to his native Pontypridd as a star for the summer season. It is his dream come true, but is soon soured when he finds his family divided.
Bobby's girl Catrin Collier
America 1968. Everyone has one special summer. For British students Penny and Kate, and Americans Bobby and Sandy, it was that summer on Cape Cod. Warm languid days filled with love, laughter and music. Until the night Bobby's car crashed and burst into flames, and a bitter old woman took control, changing the survivors' lives for ever.
The boy who made it rain Brian Conaghan
When a school tragedy happens, you probably lay the blame on society, the Internet, TV or violent films. Not many of you think it could be the parents' or the teachers' fault, do you?
The house girl Tara Conklin
A novel of love, family, and justice follows Lina Sparrow, an ambitious first-year associate in a Manhattan law firm, as she searches for the "perfect plaintiff" to lead a historic class-action lawsuit worth trillions of dollars in reparations for descendants of American slaves.
The lawman of Silver Creek Lori Connelly
As sheriff of Silver Creek, Matthew Marson's job is to look after his town. But when he fails to protect the most important person in his life, Claire, from an attack, Matt feels as though he will never be able to forgive himself. Her husband-to-be's newly found overprotectiveness drives the headstrong Claire from his arms.
The gods of guilt Michael Connelly
Mickey Haller gets the text, "Call me ASAP 187," and the California penal code for murder immediately gets his attention.
The death of Santini : the story of a father and his son. Pat Conroy
Chronicles the author's efforts to reconcile with his harsh fighter pilot father, who inspired "The Great Santini" recounting how at the end of his father's life, he defended the author from his critics while helping to heal family estrangements.
South of Broad Pat Conroy
After Leo's older brother commits suicide at the age of thirteen, his family struggles with the shattering effects of his death, and Leo, lonely and isolated, searches for something to sustain him.
Always Mackenzie Kate Constable
Can a nerd and a golden girl ever be best friends? Always Mackenzie is the bittersweet story of the intense friendship between two girls - the story of what happens when Jem Martinic meets Mackenzie Woodrow and they swear to be enemies forever.
Cicada summer Kate Constable
Eloise doesn't speak, but can she see into the past? This exciting and atmospheric mystery from the author of the Chanters of Tremaris series explores themes of family, friendship, and grief. Something flickered at the top of the stairs. Eloise heard a voice call, I'm coming!, and a girl in a pale dress and a big sunhat came running, her fingertips slipping down the curve of the slim iron railing. Eloise went cold all over. She couldn't move, or breathe; her mouth was dry. At the bottom of the steps, the girl in the pale dress faltered.
Winter of Grace Kate Constable
Bridie and Stella are best friends and it seems nothing can break them up. But Bridie feels like there's something missing in her life. Will her search for spirituality threaten their friendship?
Roaring boys : Shakespeare's rat pack. Judith Cook
In the late 1580s a new kind of entertainment flowered in London: professional theatre, with its custom built playhouses, professional companies, incredible staging and, last but not least, the new writers, poets, playwrights - the roaring boys.
Amor and Psycho Carolyn Cooke
From the highly acclaimed author of Daughters of the Revolution and The Bostons (winner of the PEN/Bingham Award for fiction) comes a lyrical, visceral collection of short stories about sex and scars, waste and promise, with an eclectic cast of characters spanning generations and cultures.
Among friends Caroline B Cooney
Six high school juniors discover surprising, often painful, things about themselves and their relationships with the people around them in the diaries they are asked to keep as a three-month English assignment.
April love story Caroline B Cooney
Life is great for Marnie MacDonald until her parents announce they're moving, taking her away from everything she knows and loves.
He loves me not Caroline B Cooney
Fifteen-year-old Alison Holland dreams of becoming a professional musician. No sacrifice is too great when it comes to her music, even if it means giving up extracurricular activities like dating and hanging out with friends.
Holly in love Caroline B Cooney
Seventeen-year-old Holly Carroll hates the cold weather - sometimes she thinks she's going to die of winter. She lives in New Hampshire, where snow's a staple and everyone's gearing up for the annual Ice Sculpture Festival.
I'm not your other half Caroline B Cooney
Chapman High juniors Fraser and Annie have been best friends forever. They're each missing only one critical thing: the right boyfriend.
Sisters of Mercy Flats Lori Copeland
The McDougal sisters can swindle a man faster than it takes to lasso a calf. When the wagon carrying them to jail falls under attack, each sister is picked up by a different man. Unfortunately for Abigail, she's grabbed by a twit of a shoe salesman, Mr. Hershall Digman. S
The boy/friend Robert Corbet
A date with your best friend? How could that ever work? Maude and Lou live in the same street. She's a smart girl from a sensible family. He's a weirdo - a punk-rock musician. Despite being different, they've always hung out together. But when Lou asks Maude out on a date, everything changes.
Fifteen love Robert Corbet
Mia, a violist, and Will, a tennis player, each relate their feelings about each other, school, friends, and family troubles as they struggle to understand the opposite sex and to survive being fifteen.
Dead of winter Elizabeth Corley
Seventeen-year-old Isabelle Mattias, the privileged daughter of an artist and a dead rock star, is an unusual teenage girl. When she disappears from college in the middle of a freezing December night, Superintendent Andrew Fenwick arrives to investigate. As unsettling hints of an abusive past surface, Fenwick grows ever more concerned for Isabelle's safety. Is it too much to hope that the girl is still alive? f
Who really killed Kennedy? Jerome R Corsi
At the height of his popularity, John F. Kennedy was gunned down in a Dallas motorcade - a tragedy widely regarded as the end of America's post-war "age of innocence." At the time, a concerted effort was made by the Warren Commission, appointed by the Lyndon Johnson White House, to officially lay the entire blame on "lone gunman" Lee Harvey Oswald. Fifty years later, recently declassified documents shed new light on what really happened.
Night fire Catherine Coulter
Arielle Leslie is a sixteen year old forced to wed Pairsley Cochrane, a sadistic old man who abuses her. When he dies, she believes herself free. But she's not. Burke Drummond, Earl of Ravensworth - a young man she'd worshipped three years before - is home from the wars, and he wants her. When he catches her, he's in for an appalling surprise.
The gum thief Douglas Coupland
Coupland’s ingenious new novel - sort of a "Clerks" meets "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf" - reveals the comedy, loneliness, and strange comforts of contemporary life, in the first and only story of love and looming apocalypse set in the aisles of an office supply superstore.
All I know Mary Coustas
Starting with a colourful childhood in Collingwood and Doncaster and ending in sunny Bondi, All I Know is a journey through the life of Mary Coustas, and a journey through the three deaths that changed her life forever.
Dunger Joy Cowley
William and Melissa have been roped into helping their old hippie grandparents fix up their holiday home in the middle of the Sounds. They'll have no electricity, no cellphone reception, and only each other for company, As far as they are concerned, this is NOT a holiday.
What makes my mum happy. Tania Cox
A sweetly appealing gift book that explores the joy of being a child, and of being a mum.
Do super heroes have teddy bears?. Carmela LaVigna Coyle
Follow along as two ragtag, everyday super heroes don capes to play in the mud, save their stuffed animals from certain peril, conquer the vegetables at dinner, and overcome darkness at night.
Empires of the dead : how one man's vision led to the creation of WW1's war graves. David Crane
The extraordinary and forgotten story behind the building of the First World War cemeteries, due to the efforts of one remarkable and visionary man, Fabian Ware.
State of fear Michael Crichton
In Paris, a graduate student in a secret laboratory reveals a powerful new technology to a beautiful and mysterious woman. A few hours later, the student is drugged and dumped in a river. Radical environmental terrorists are launching a fanatical campaign - and the very future of the world they seek to protect may be at stake. Only MIT scientist and federal agent John Kenner can stop the deadly plot before the terrifying consequences are realized - and millions die.
Be careful what you wish for. Gemma Crisp
When Nina Morey gets her perfectly pedicured toe on the first rung of the highly-competitive magazine publishing ladder, she can't believe her luck. Then she lands the hottest man in town AND her best friend relocates from the other side of the world to help her paint the town neon pink. Nina's life has suddenly turned from dull to dream come true.
The smoothies bible : the complete guide to energy and vitality through smoothies and natural remedies. Pat Crocker
Discusses the health benefits of fruit or vegetable smoothies, covering the systems of the body and eighty common conditions; profiles more than one hundred herbs, fruits, and vegetables; and provides recipes for over four hundred smoothies.
The lost journals of Benjamin Tooth. Mackenzie Crook
Presents the recently discovered journals of Benjamin Tooth: alchemist, inventor and discoverer of the Windvale sprites, that chronicle his journey of scientific discovery from pompous boy to mad old man in his pursuit of the sprites on Windvale Moor. The sprites hold the key to eternal life, and Tooth is determined to capture it.
The Windvale sprites. Mackenzie Crook
When a storm sweeps through the country, Asa wakes up the next day to find that his town is almost unrecognisable - trees have fallen down, roofs have collapsed and debris lies everywhere. But amongst the debris in his back garden Asa makes an astounding discovery - the body of a small winged creature. A creature that looks very much like a fairy.
Manhunting Jennifer Crusie
Kate is a successful high-powered business consultant who takes a vacation at a golf resort in Kentucky with the aim of finding a partner who would be equally successful. What Kate does not expect is to meet Jake, a good-looking but seemingly unsuccessful person working at the resort, whom she mistakes as a "handyman."
Deadline Chris Crutcher
Given the medical diagnosis of one year to live, high school senior Ben Wolf decides to fulfill his greatest fantasies, ponders his life's purpose and legacy, and converses through dreams with a spiritual guide known as "Hey-Soos."
Jack's journey : an Anzac's descent into death, disaster and controversy at Gallipoli. Kit Cullen
Jack's Journey is the moving and extraordinary story of an unknown Anzac action at Gallipoli during the period of the Landing on 1 and 2 May, 1915. Kit Cullen began tracing Jack Collyer's story using his three diaries and his service record. The diaries cover the voyage from Australia to training in Egypt and Lemnos and, finally, landing at Anzac. Unfortunately, the last diary ended as Jack entered the firing line on Bolton's Ridge at dusk on 25 April.
All night Alan Cumyn
Jess and Gregor live in a cold basement apartment. Gregor is a comedian who stacks chairs for a living. Jess is an actor who works in a restaurant. The sudden death of their close friend Peter forces them to think about their lives. They stay up all night talking, loving, arguing. Gregor lives for the moment, the next smile. Jess wants to make plans. This is their night of truth.
Burridge unbound Alan Cumyn
After surviving a terrifying ordeal at the hands of terrorists in the South Pacific island of Santa Irene, Bill Burridge returns home to Ottawa and casts himself single-mindedly into building a human-rights organization to stand watch over the world's most troubled areas.
Losing it Alan Cumyn
Sometimes those who have the most seem bent on throwing it away. Meet Bob Sterling, a comfortable middle-aged professor, a specialist in the life of Edgar Allan Poe, married to a former student with whom he has a young son. In the space of a week, his family, marriage, home, career, sanity, and life are brought to the brink of ruin in the aftermath of a trip he makes with a student, the intense young poet Sienna Chu, who brings to life Bob's long-harboured sexual fetish.
Another dawn Kathryn Cushman
Grace Graham returns to her small hometown of Shoal Creek, Tenn., after being entreated by her sister to pull some family duty by staying with their father, whom Grace dislikes, after he has surgery. Grace's belief in an all-natural lifestyle includes her refusal to vaccinate her four-year-old son, Dylan, who contracts measles shortly after he and his mother arrive in Tennessee. Grace then comes to see the consequences of many of her choices.
Chasing hope Kathryn Cushman
A talented runner fully committed to Olympic dreams, Sabrina Rice's future was shattered by a devastating diagnosis. One forfeited scholarship and several years later, she has new goals and dreams that have nothing to do with running.
Leaving yesterday Kathryn Cushman
Alisa Stewart feels like she's lost two sons: her youngest to a terrible tragedy and her eldest, Kurt, to a life ruined by addiction. But now Kurt has checked himself into rehab and found a healing faith that seems real. It's like he's been raised from the dead. Then a detective arrives at Alisa's door asking questions about a murder - the death of a drug dealer before Kurt entered rehab. Alisa fears losing her son again, and when she finds evidence linking him to the killing, she destroys it.
A promise to remember Kathryn Cushman
When a car accident kills two teens from opposite sides of the tracks, the aftermath threatens to tear a community apart. On one side, Melanie Johnston - grieving single mothe - is convinced her son will be forgotten. On the other is Andie Phelps, a reserved woman who retreats even further into herself with grief. Readers' emotions are torn between these two sympathetic characters as each fights her way through grief and pain.
Waiting for daybreak Kathryn Cushman
Paige Woodward is a woman without choices. Her destitute mother's only hope for a cure isn't covered by insurance. When a dream opportunity arises at a brand-new pharmacy, Paige is willing to keep quiet about her past to make sure she lands the job. For Clarissa Richardson, the dream of running her own pharmacy comes to a screeching halt when her grandfather hires a too-perfect new girl who seems to be hiding something.
The young lion Blanche D'Alpuget
Geoffrey the Handsome, the virile and charming Duke of Normandy, seduces Queen Eleanor of France to spy for him in the struggle between Normandy and France and Normandy and England.
Every man & his dog. David Darcy
Every Man and His Dog is a glorious documentation of the relationship between Aussie blokes and their canine besties. David Darcy's brilliant photos are accompanied by the men's heartfelt, often hilarious and invariably moving anecdotes about them and their dog.
Pilgrimage Diana Davidson
Pilgrimage opens in the deep winter of 1891 on the Metis settlement of Lac St. Anne. Known as Manito Sakahigan in Cree, 'Spirit Lake' has been renamed for the patron saint of childbirth. It is here that people journey in search of tradition, redemption, and miracles. On this harsh and beautiful land, four interconnected people try to make a life in the colonial Northwest.
Letters from Pemberley : the first year Jane Dawkins
In this continuation of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, one of the best-loved novels in the English language, Elizabeth Bennet finds herself in a very different league of wealth and privilege, now as Mrs. Fitzwilliam Darcy and mistress of Pemberley. Writing to her sister, Jane, she confides her uncertainty and anxieties, and describes the everyday of her new life.
More letters from Pemberley : 1814-1819 Jane Dawkins
More Letters from Pemberley continues the story of Elizabeth (Bennet) Darcy's married life, picking up in 1814 and following this most popular of Jane Austen characters for another six years to the twilight of the Regency period in 1819.
Air kiss & tell : memoirs of a blow-up doll Charlotte Dawson
Air Kiss and Tell: Memoirs of a Blow-up Doll is a book that shows us that things that are sparkly, glamorous and smooth on the outside can often be a little dark, awkward and unexpectedly windy on the inside.
Heat of the night Sylvia Day
He is a vision from every woman's erotic fantasies. Existing in the twilight beneath sleep and consciousness, Connor brings them decadent pleasures, fueled by their sexual energy. But violence and strife now tear apart both worlds, and Connor must embark upon a quest into the mortal realm ... and into the arms of one intoxicating enchantress.
Pleasures of the night Sylvia Day
He comes to her in the twilight between sleep and consciousness to fulfill her secret desires. Lyssa Bates has never experienced such ecstasy, brought to her by a man whose deep, soul-penetrating blue eyes hold the promise of tempting intimacies and decadent pleasures.
An acceptable sacrifice Jeffery Deaver
They call him "Cuchillo,"the Knife. Not because he kills with a blade - he has plenty of men to do that kind of work for him - but because his mind is so sharp. As Mexico's government wages war on the drug cartels, it takes brains to survive, and Cuchillo has not just survived - he has prospered. But when Cuchillo begins to cut too deeply, the federal police of both the United States and Mexico step in to dull his blade.
Say goodnight, Gracie Julie Reece Deaver
When a car accident kills her best friend Jimmy, with whom she has shared everything from childhood escapades to breaking into the professional theatre scene in Chicago, seventeen-year-old Morgan must find her own way of coping with his death.
Stage fright. Marianne Delacourt
Tara Sharp is back again in this frightening foray into the music industry. Things are a bit hot for Tara Sharp in her home town of Perth, so she jumps at the chance to leave town when a music promoter offers her a gig looking after a difficult musician who's touring Brisbane.
Cold killing. Luke Delaney
DI Sean Corrigan is not like other detectives. The terrible abuse he suffered in childhood hasn't stopped him enjoying family life with his wife and two daughters, or pursuing an impressive career with South London's Murder Investigation Unit. But it has left him with an uncanny ability to identify the darkness in others a darkness he recognises still exists deep within his own psyche and battles to keep buried there.
The passions of Chelsea Kane Barbara Delinsky
The death of her adoptive mother sends Chelsea to a New Hampshire town to find her birth mother but she soon discovers that someone does not want her around.
Resilience Anne Deveson
Anne Deveson addresses the nature of resilience, whether it can be "learned", its many components, what inhibits resilience and why some people/communities are more resilient than others. The book aims to provoke ideas and debate, and to stimulate and inspire individuals and groups.
Waging peace : reflections on peace and war from an unconventional woman. Anne Deveson
One of Australia's most highly regarded media people looks back on her life through the prism of an intellectual journey and personal memoir.
Unbridled Delilah Devlin
Dani Standifer arrives home at her West Texas family ranch a day early, ready to pick up where she left off with Rowe Ayers, her high school sweetheart. However, when she opens the door to their line-shack trysting place, it's clear she waited a day too long. Rowe's with someone else - another man.
The tiger rising Kate DiCamillo
Rob, who passes the time in his rural Florida community by wood carving, is drawn by his spunky but angry friend Sistine into a plan to free a caged tiger.
Revenge of the Judoon Terrance Dicks
The TARDIS brings the Doctor and Martha to Balmoral in 1902. Here they meet Captain Harry Carruthers - friend of the new king, Edward VII. Together they head for the castle to see the king - only to find that Balmoral Castle is gone, leaving just a hole in the ground. The Doctor realises it is the work of the Judoon - a race of ruthless intergalactic mercenary space police.
Fired up vegetarian : no nonsense barbecuing. Ross Dobson
Who said barbecues were just for meat lovers? Ross Dobson turns traditional barbecue recipes on their heads to create colourful and flavoursome dishes that every vegetable fan and vegetarian will love.
Isabella and the strange death of Edward II P C (Paul Charles) Doherty
In chess, the queen is the most powerful and feared piece on the board. Paul Doherty's fascinating new book reveals that this is an inheritance from the fourteenth-century reign of Queen Isabella of England. The daughter of Philip IV of France, she was married to Edward II in 1308, when she was just twelve years old.
Dan Taylor Is giving up on women Neal Doran
Perpetually single Dan Taylor is so terrible at meeting women his own mother suspects he might be gay. So best friends - and smug married couple - Hannah and Rob insist he needs some serious man management. Taking matters into their own hands, they decide to make him their 'Project' and set to work on finding him a girlfriend - one that might actually stick around long enough to meet his mother.
The handkerchief tree Anne Douglas
Edinburgh, 1923. After four years spent in an orphanage, bright, spirited 15-year-old Shona Murray finds her niche in a city florist, where she excels. She is content there until, suddenly, she must make decisions that will change everything. Fraser Kyle, the owner of the florist, proposes marriage.
The Melody Girls Anne Douglas
When Lorna Fernie gets a job playing saxophone in a postwar Glasgow dance band and finds love with trumpet player, Rod Warren, the young redhead is thrilled until her world starts to crumble and only the formation of her band, the Melody Girls, brings the sun back into her life.
Primrose Square Anne Douglas
Edinburgh, 1911. When intelligent Elinor Rae leaves her crowded tenement family home to become a maid in an exclusive ladies' club in the idyllic Primrose Square, she doesn't look back. Two years later and Elinor is still in love with the square, and now also with Stephen Muirhead, her evening tutor. But it all goes wrong with the advent of WWI.
Starlight Anne Douglas
Jess Raeburn lives with her widowed mother and beautiful sister, Marguerite, in a small flat in Leith, a suburb of Edinburgh and dreams of a more exciting life. When she is hired to work in the box office at the Princes Street cinema, she is thrilled. For Jess is star-struck, and to be so close to the films and stars she loves seems like a dream come true, with handsome projectionist Ben Daniel, wonderfully part of her dream.
Tenement girl Anne Douglas
1935: As the Depression bites, beautiful Lindy Gillan dreams of getting away from her boring life in Edinburgh's impoverished Old Town. At least there is dear Neil, a young writer from the same tenement block, whom she has known for years. But when handsome Rod Connor walks into the shop where Lindy works one day, her world is turned upside down. Soon she has a difficult choice to make between two men - but once made, will she live to regret it?
Sydney Peter Dragicevich
The ultimate, most comprehensive guide to travelling in Sydney includes up-to-date reviews of the best places to stay, eat, sights, cultural information, maps, transport tips and a few best kept secrets - all the essentials to get to the heart of Sydney.
The missing mongoose Ursula Dubosarsky
It's a national emergency! A rare and extremely valuable mongoose is missing and the legendary Buenos Aires zoo is in chaos. But with rabbits in the Tigers' Taj Mahal and hippos in Panda's Palace, the zoo is a very confusing place. Coco may be the Chief of Police, but solving crimes can be very stressful.
The perplexing pineapple Ursula Dubosarsky
A humorous detective story about Buenos Aires' Chief of Police, Coco Carlomagno, is sure his office high in the Obelisco is haunted. Every day at the same time he sees a floating pineapple and every day he hears a terrible noise. What could it mean? Who could it be? There's only one guinea pig Coco can turn to to help him in his hour of need: his logic-loving cousin Alberta. Can Alberta help him unravel the mysteries of the perplexing pineapple?
Indiscretion Charles Dubow
When Harry and Madeleine Winslow meet Claire, they are drawn to her youth, quiet intelligence, and naivete, and over the course of the summer, reverence transforms into dangerous desire.
Sinfully summer Aimee Duffy
Notorious heiress Alexa Green has certainly been enjoying her most recent girls-holiday in Marbella. Just as we thought, she's been knocking back the cocktails and showing off her fabulous bikini body on the beach... But rumour has it she's also been spotted sneaking out of Enrique Castillo's penthouse in the early hours of this morning - in nothing but her underwear! Our question is, doesn't this fiercely private billionaire know what he's letting himself in for?
The world as I found it Bruce Duffy
Centres around Ludwig Wittgenstein, one of the most powerfully magnetic philosophers of our time - brilliant, tortured, mercurial, forging his own solitary path while leaving a permanent mark on all around him.
The complete Star Trek quiz book Mike Dugdale
The complete Star Trek quiz book contains 800 entries and is a fun selection of questions (and answers!), comprehensively covering the original series, The Next Generation, Deep Space 9, Voyager, Enterprise, and all the films from the Classic era, the Next Generation and the J . J. Abrams reboot!
Postcards from Cedar Key Terri DuLong
Starting a new life in Cedar Key, Florida, Berkley Whitmore, plagued by self-doubt, is delighted when her new store, Berkley's Chocolates & Gems, draws a wide circle of new friends and the admiration of English mystery author Saxton Tate III, giving her the courage to find the truth about her past.
Secrets on Cedar Key Terri DuLong
"In the wake of her husband Andrew's sudden passing, there's nowhere Marin Kane would rather be than back on Cedar Key. Marin plans to run the needlepoint store next to her mother Dora's yarn shop, and settle once more into her tranquil hometown. Then a bombshell arrives: a secret daughter Andrew never revealed to anyone.
Sunrise on Cedar Key Terri DuLong
For the second time in ten years, Grace Stone is starting over on Cedar Key. Grace first moved to the serene island to escape a disastrous relationship. Now a visit with her Aunt Maude is interrupted by unwelcome news: Grace's apartment and coffee shop have been destroyed by fire. Grace is devastated, yet ever-practical Maude has a plan. While she helps Grace resettle, Maude even has a business venture in mind - weekend knitting retreats where women can craft, chat, and support one another.
Funny stories : Shades 2.0. Alan Durant
Funny stories is part of the Shades Short 2.0 series and features four themed short stories each by different Shades authors. These books are perfect for readers with less stamina (just 64p. each) or those simply looking for a quick read. Shades Short 2.0 is published by Ransom Publishing, a specialist publisher for reluctant readers and struggling readers.
From Alice with love Jo Dutton
An outback romance which tells the story of a woman leaving the city to return to Alice Springs, where she gradually finds fulfilment in life and love. Then complications intervene and threaten her happiness.
Monkey fun! Julia Dweck
Monkey Fun! proves that you're never too young to begin your learning adventure. It's a barrel of fun and chock full of interesting monkey facts written in easy to understand rhyming verse for toddlers ages 0-4.
Paris trance Geoff Dyer
A novel about the joys of youth featuring four young people living in Paris. The men are British, one woman is Lebanese, the other Yugoslav and they become an inseparable foursome. But one day it ends.
How Now, Brown Frau Merridy Eastman
Ridiculous Expectations Merridy Eastman
There's a Bear in There and He Wants Swedish Merridy Eastman
Bangers and cash Tom Easton
Captain Flint and the Poor Pirates have just captured a ship and stolen lots of gold, as well as a whole sackful of sausages!
Fish fingers and leaks Tom Easton
The Poor Pirates have stolen a bag full of fish fingers. Just as the men are about to sit down to eat, their ship, The Stuck Pig, starts to leak. Captain Flint orders his crew to plug the leaks, but they aren't very happy!.
The pirate code Tom Easton
With their ship stolen by Captain Greenbeard and his Mean Pirates, Captain Flint and his crew are in a bit of a pickle. Who will save the day?
Pirate underpants! Tom Easton
Captain Flint is angry. The Poor Pirates just can't capture any ships. The Stuck Pig is too slow and her sails are falling to bits. Whatever can they do?
Why smart kids worry : and what parents can do to help. Allison Edwards
Why does my child seem to worry so much? Being the parent of a smart child is great until your son or daughter starts asking whether global warming is real, if you are going to die, and what will happen if they don't get into college.
The age of Amy. Bonehead bootcamp Bruce Edwards
A diehard city girl, Amy is uprooted to the Midwest against her will. Miserable in her new home and unpopular at school, the 16-year-old blasts her parents for destroying her happiness. But when Amy's verbal attacks turn physical, she is sent away to a reformatory to learn some manners.
A dog named Boo : how one dog and one woman rescued each other - and the lives they transformed along the way. Lisa J Edwards
Lisa Edwards wandered into a pet shop on Halloween, well aware that the last thing she needed was a dog. But when she laid eyes on Boo, the runt of an abandoned litter, something compelled her to make him her own.
The arsenic labyrinth Martin Edwards
Daniel Kind is finding the long winter months at Brackdale tough, especially as his relationship with Miranda is also going through a dark time. Far from the bright lights of London and beginning to feel isolated in their rural idyll, Miranda has a bad case of itchy feet. The fear that she may just get up and leave isn't far from his thoughts. And Miranda wouldn't be the first: ten years ago a solitary woman called Emma Bestwick left her cottage and never came back.
The cipher garden Martin Edwards
In the peaceful village of Old Sawrey in the idyllic Lake District, a murderer strikes. Warren Howe, husband and father of two, is brutally slaughtered with his own scythe by a mysterious hooded figure. The police identify several suspects but, due to the lack of evidence, they fail to make an arrest. Years later, an anonymous tip-off sparks the interest of DCI Hannah Scarlett, who heads the local Cold Case Review Team.
The coffin trail Martin Edwards
Skeletons begin to rattle in Brackdale, an idyllic valley in the Lake District, when DCI Hannah Scarlett launchs a cold case review of the ritualistic killing of a young woman that happened years ago. Caught up in the investigation is Daniel Kind, who recently returned to Brackdale and whose father had handled the original case.
The frozen shroud Martin Edwards
Death has come twice to Ravenbank, a remote community in England's Lake District, each time on Halloween. Just before the First World War, a young woman's corpse was found, with a makeshift shroud frozen to her battered face. Her ghost the Faceless Woman is said to walk through Ravenbank on Halloween. Five years ago, another woman, Katya Moss, was murdered, and again her face was covered to hide her injuries.
The hanging wood Martin Edwards
Twenty years ago, a teenage boy, Callum Hinds, went missing in England's Lake District. His uncle was suspected of having done the boy harm and interviewed by the police. When he committed suicide close to his cottage in the Hanging Wood, everyone assumed it was a sign of guilt. But the body of the boy was never found. Now his sister, Orla Payne, who never believed in their uncle's guilt, has returned to the Lakes. She wants to find the truth about Callum's disappearance.
The serpent pool Martin Edwards
Seven years ago, Bethany Friend was found drowned in mere inches of water in the lonely Serpent Pool in England's Lake District. Was it suicide or murder? Now, determined to win justice for Bethany's dying mother, SCI Hannah Scarlett of the Cold Case Squad re-opens the case.
Alphabeasts Wallace Edwards
From the weird and wonderful imagination of an amazing new artist comes an alphabet book with animals, A-to-Z, living in an old Victorian mansion. An explosion of colour and pattern are the central attraction of the alphabet book. The text and art try to surprise and puzzle.
Monkey business Wallace Edwards
From a fish opening a "can of worms" to a tap-dancing octopus putting his "best foot forward," these familiar idioms are re-imagined by award-winner Wallace Edwards in hilarious and unexpected ways.
Uncle Wally's old brown shoe Wallace Edwards
Uncle Wally is a tiger. His missing shoe journeys through an imaginative world to encounter a variety of intriguing animals and insects along its way. A cumulative and circular story of visual delights.
The lion and the mice/ by Rebecca Emberley and Ed Emberley. Rebecca Emberley
In this interpretation of Aesop's fable, a mouse, in colourful attire suitable for a night on the town, finds herself trapped by a caged lion in the city zoo. The mouse begs to be released and promises to help the lion one day. The lion is skeptical but releases her nonetheless.
Mice on ice Rebecca Emberley and Ed Emberley
Colourful mice go ice skating and are unexpectedly joined by a feline friend.
Four Souls Louise Erdrich
After taking her mother's name, Four Souls, for strength, the strange, compelling Fleur Pillager walks from her Ojibwe reservation to the cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul. She seeks restitution from and revenge on the lumber baron who has stripped her reservation. But revenge is never simple, and her intentions are complicated by her dangerous compassion for the man who wronged her.
The Master Butchers Singing Club Louise Erdrich
Returning to his quiet German village home after World War I, trained killer Fidelis Waldvogel, accompanied by his wife, leaves to start a new life in America and finds his life irrevocably changed by a new relationship.
The dirty chef : from big city food critic to foodie farmer. Matthew Evans
The funny, heart-warming and at times exhausting behind-the-scenes story of Matthew Evans' transformation from high-profile food critic to television's Gourmet Farmer.
Chasing sunsets : a Cedar Key novel. Eva Marie Everson
Kimberly Tucker's life hasn't turned out the way she thought it would. While her ex is living it up, she struggles to understand what went wrong. When her two sons end up spending five weeks of summer vacation with their father, Kim plans a respite at the family vacation home on tiny Cedar Key. As she revisits the long-forgotten past, she discovers that treasures in life are often buried, and sometimes you do get a second chance at love.
Slow moon rising : a Cedar Key novel. Eva Marie Everson
Cedar Key has long been a place of rest, healing, and release in the Claybourne family. But it might also be the birthplace of a lie that is poisoning the family from within. Join the strong Claybourne women as they each confront the truth.
How to disappear : a memoir for misfits. Duncan Fallowell
Duncan Fallowell sets out to odd corners of the world in pursuit of some extraordinary and improbable characters who were in most cases momentarily famous - or infamous - and then simply disappeared. The first to disappear is the author himself - to a ghostly hotel on a Mediterranean island. His subjects, though unmet or hardly met, live for the reader with remarkable vividness.
Just like other daughters Colleen Faulkner
Alicia Richards loved her daughter from her very first breath. Days later, when tests confirmed what Alicia already knew - that Chloe had Down syndrome - she didn't falter. Her ex-husband wanted a child who would grow to be a scholar. For Alicia, it's enough that Chloe just is. Now twenty-five, Chloe is sweet, funny, and content. Alicia brings her to adult daycare while she teaches at a local college. One day Chloe arrives home thrumming with excitement, and says the words Alicia never anticipated. She has met someone - a young man named Thomas. Within days, Chloe and Thomas, also mentally challenged, declare themselves in love. Alicia strives to see past her misgivings to the new possibilities opening up for her daughter.
Foul trouble John Feinstein
College recruiters are clambering to sign up Terrell Jamerson, the #1 high school basketball player in the country. But not all of these recruiters are straight shooters, and Terrell will have to think fast if he wants to stay in the game.
Michael Morpurgo Maggie Fergusson
The story of a new name Elena Ferrante
The Story of a New Name is an extraordinary novel about two young women, Lila and Elena, growing up in Naples in the early 1960s. At sixteen Lila marries the shopkeeper Stefano. She is filled with pleasure at her new wealth, and horror at the life she has chosen. Elena's own attempts at romance seem to be sabotaged by Lila's turbulent affairs.
Figaro and Rumba and the Crocodile Cafe Anna Fienberg
Figaro and Rumba are best friends. Figaro is a dog who loved to run like the wind. And Rumba is a cat who once sang and danced in Cuba. When they catch the very fast train that goes all the way to the beach, they meeting a cunning crocodile with conga drums and an elegant satin waistcoat. Surely such a musical creature couldn't be a villian?
Louis beside himself Anna Fienberg
When a burglar jumps through the kitchen window one night, Louis knows he should get him in a wrestling hold while he has the advantage, but his heart is hammering and his legs feel like wobbly air. Louis's best mates, Singo and Hassan, are into basketball and skateboarding, and his dad is into arm-wrestling. Dad wants to build Louis up with wrestling moves like the Walls of Jericho or the Five Star Frog Splash, but Louis is better at flexing words than flexing his muscles.
Stalkers Paul Finch
A vicious serial killer is holding the country to ransom, publicly - and gruesomely - murdering his victims. When a man is burnt alive on a bonfire, it seems like a tragic Guy Fawkes Night accident. But with the discovery of a young couple on Valentine's Day, each with an arrow through the heart, something more sinister becomes clear. A 'calendar killer' is on the loose. Detective Mark 'Heck' Heckenberg is up against it.
Charlotte Mew Penelope Fitzgerald
The Means of Escape Penelope Fitzgerald
Red velvet cupcake murder Joanne Fluke
One summer in Lake Eden, Minnesota, Hannah Swensen attends the grand opening of a newly refurbished hotel, where her famous red velvet cupcakes will be served in the new Red Velvet lounge. But when a party guest falls from the hotel roof, festivities come to a screeching halt - and Hannah becomes the surprising target of a murder investigation.
Cry from the deep : the submarine disaster that riveted the world and put the new Russia to the ultimate test. Ramsey Flynn
Details the fate of the Russian submarine Kursk and the twenty-three men trapped inside who could have been saved - an event that infuriated the Russian people and caused Russian officials to devise a huge spin-control campaign.
City of dark magic Magnus Flyte
A music student working in Prague cataloging Beethoven's manuscripts discovers clues that her deceased mentor may not have committed suicide and becomes involved with a time-travel drug, a 400-year-old dwarf, a handsome Prince and a powerful U.S. senator.
City of lost dreams Magnus Flyte
Musicologist Sarah Weston is in Vienna to find a cure for her dying friend Pollina who is a blind music prodigy. Meanwhile, back in Prague, Prince Max and Nico are following leads to help Sarah.
201 gluten-free recipes for kids Carrie S Forbes
Flavourful, gluten-free meals that will leave kids begging for more! 201 Gluten-Free Recipes for Kids shows you that you don't need to completely overhaul your child's diet or spend all day reading labels in order to raise a happy and gluten-free kid.
Songs of Willow Frost Jamie Ford
With his friend Charlotte, twelve-year-old William Eng, a Chinese-American boy, escapes from a Seattle orphanage determined to find his mother Willow and discover his connection to the exotic film star.
A big heart open to God : a conversation with Pope Francis. Pope Francis
An interview with Pope Francis reveals his thoughts on personal and controversial topics, including his vision of the church, stance on gays and lesbians, and his own humanity.
Actors anonymous James Franco
Actors Anonymous is unsettling, funny, personal, and dark, a story told in many forms, from testimonials (in the style of Alcoholics Anonymous) and scripts to letters, diaries, and more. Franco turns his "James Franco" persona inside out - sometimes humorously, often mercilessly.
The searchers : the making of an American legend. Glenn Frankel
In 1836 in East Texas, nine-year-old Cynthia Ann Parker was kidnapped by Comanches. She was raised by the tribe and eventually became the wife of a warrior. Twenty-four years after her capture, she was reclaimed by the U.S. cavalry and Texas Rangers and restored to her white family, to die in misery and obscurity.
Companions : fifty years of Doctor Who assistants. Andy Frankham-Allen
An unofficial guide to the travels and experiences of the companions of each of the eleven incarnations of the Doctor. Written by a true fan, Andy Frankham-Allen provides an in-depth account of each character's struggles, experiences and relationships as he outlines their significance in the TV series as well as other Doctor Who media.The book also features a foreword by Gary Russell and afterword by David J Howe.
My Career Goes Bung Miles Franklin
Escape theory Margaux Froley
Bound by her oath of confidentiality and tortured by unrequited love, sixteen-year-old Devon, a peer counselor at a prestigious California boarding school, finds herself on a solitary mission to get to the bottom of a popular student's apparent suicide.
Encyclopedia of food and cookery Margaret Fulton
Margaret Fulton's classic and essential kitchen companion has been revised and updated for today's cooks. Contains more than 1500 recipes organised alphabetically, as well as advice on preparing food, buying fresh produce and more.
Mister God, this is Anna Fynn
Anna was four years old when Fynn, then only 16 himself, found her wandering round London's Docklands one foggy night in the 1930s. Badly neglected and abandoned by her parents, he took her home to be cared for by his own family. The impact of this extraordinary child on Fynn, his friends and the people in their neighbourhood was to be immense.
Once upon a balloon Bree Galbraith
Theo is brokenhearted when he accidentally lets go of the string of his party balloon. As he watches it float out of sight, Theo wonders where his balloon might have gone. Luckily, his older brother Zeke knows everything about everything. Zeke explains that it is a little-known fact that all lost balloons end up in Chicago, the Windy City.
Blood in the water Gillian Galbraith
This thrilling police-procedural debut from crime writer Gillian Galbraith introduces readers to Alice Rice, Edinburgh's latest fictional detective and a new female presence in the macho world of crime detection. Galbraith draws on her own experience to give a realistic portrayal of the medical and legal worlds.
Beautiful screaming of pigs Damon Galgut
A year ago Patrick Winter was in Namibia completing his military service. Now, during its first free elections, Patrick has returned to the country he defended; the place where he fell in love for the first and only time. With the country poised to change forever, Patrick is forced to revisit his past and scale the wall that he has built around his painful memories of love and war, and loss.
The good doctor Damon Galgut
When Laurence Waters arrives at his rural hospital posting, Frank is instantly suspicious. Laurence is everything Frank is not - young and optimistic. The two become uneasy friends, while the rest of the staff in the deserted hospital view Laurence with a mixture of awe and mistrust.
The impostor Damon Galgut
When Adam moves into an abandoned house on the dusty edge of town, he is hoping to recover from the loss of his job and his home in the city. But when he meets Canning - a shadowy figure from his childhood - and Canning's enigmatic and beautiful wife, a sinister new chapter in his life begins.
In a strange room Damon Galgut
A young man takes three journeys, through Greece, India and Africa. He travels lightly, simply. To those who travel with him and those whom he meets on the way - including a handsome, enigmatic stranger, a group of careless backpackers and a woman on the edge - he is the Follower, the Lover and the Guardian. Yet, despite the man's best intentions, each journey ends in disaster.
The quarry Damon Galgut
On a lonely stretch of road a nameless man commits a murder. The victim is a religious minister on his way to take up a post in a nearby town. The murderer decides to steal the dead man's identity only to discover that one of his first duties as the new minister is to bury a body that has just been found near the quarry.
Small circle of beings Damon Galgut
A collection of stories transports us to 1980s South Africa where politics begins at home. The family - that small circle of beings where love should flourish - can be an arid and alienating territory where hatred and violence may ignite.
Old Man on a Bike Simon Gandolfi
I take you Nikki Gemmell
This title is a modern day version of Lady Chatterley's Lover, set in Notting Hill, involving a banker's wife and the gardener of a local communal garden. It begins by describing with scorching honesty and delicious cheekiness a couple in the thick of marriage - people who still fancy each other rotten, and how they find a way of keeping the sex aflame amid the demands of work/family/life.
My life as a traitor Zarah Ghahramani
Zarah Ghahramani was born in Tehran in 1981, two years after Ayatollah Khomeini returned to Iran. Her life changed suddenly in 2001 when, after having taken part in student demonstrations, she was arrested and charged with 'inciting crimes against the people of the Islamic Republic of Iran'. This is a beautifully written memoir of Zarah's life in Iran, revealing the human face behind the turmoil of the modern Middle East.
The finest wife Elizabeth Gilbert
A promiscuous woman who is nevertheless a good wife.
The last American man Elizabeth Gilbert
At the age of seventeen, Eustace Conway ditched the comforts of his suburban existence to escape to the wild. Away from the crushing disapproval of his father, he lived alone in a teepee in the mountains. Everything he needed he built, grew or killed. He made his clothes from deer he killed and skinned before using their sinew as sewing thread. But he didn't stop there. In the years that followed, he stopped at nothing in pursuit of bigger, bolder challenges.
Patched : the history of gangs in New Zealand. Jarrod Gilbert
The Devil's Henchmen throwing Molotov cocktails at the Epitaph Riders in Christchurch's first gang war. Prime Minister Rob Muldoon surrounded by Black Power members at the Royal Tiger Tavern in Wellington. The Magogs and the Mothers, PEP schemes and P dealers, patches and ridgies, colours and class: for five decades gangs have had a massive impact on New Zealand life. Based on ten years of research among gangs, Patched is the first major history of gang life in New Zealand.
Holiday canapes : 125 fast and delicious treats! Gregg R Gillespie
Delightful, decorative, and delicious, here are 125 holiday canapes that are each perfect for any celebration. From large family gatherings to New Year's Day brunch for a crowd, these quick, easy-to-assemble, elegant snacks add morsels of fun to all the festivities.
The shyness solution Catherine Gillet
Whether you're working with colleagues on a project, developing a new relationship, or socializing with guests at a party, you will feel at ease in your own skin and be able to confidently interact with those around you.
Colette's France : her lives, her loves. Jane Gilmour
French author Colette has a special place in French literary history, her life and writing novels Cheri, Gigli and the Claudine series spanned the renowned artistic period of Belle Epoque Paris, the art scene in the South of France and war time Paris.
The home for wayward clocks Kathie Giorgio
When James Elgin opens his clock museum, he only wants to survive after being laid off. Instead, he saves his entire town. As tourists descend on What Cheer, other businesses in the depressed farm area adopt a clock theme and soon, What Cheer is on the map, providing welcome relief for travelers moving through monotonous Iowa.
Dancing with the enemy Paul Glaser
The story of the author's aunt - a Jewish dance instructor who was betrayed to the Nazis by the two men she loved, yet managed to survive World War II by teaching dance to the SS at Auschwitz. Her epic life becomes a window into the author's own past and the key to discovering his Jewish roots.
Will you love me? : the story of my adopted daughter Lucy. Cathy Glass
The eleventh memoir and latest title from the internationally bestselling author and foster carer Cathy Glass. This book tells the true story of Cathy's adopted daughter Lucy. Lucy was born to a single mother who had been abused and neglected for most of her own childhood. Right from the beginning Lucy's mother couldn't cope, but it wasn't until Lucy reached eight years old that she was finally taken into permanent foster care.
A father's affair Karel Glastra van Loon
When Armin, the father of a 13-year-old son, discovers that he has been infertile all his life, he sets out on a quest to discover the biological father of his son, and is forced to reconsider everything he has ever believed in. This text asks the question, how well do we know the ones we love?
The clockwork scarab Colleen Gleason
In 1889 London young women are turning up dead, and Evaline Stoker, relative of Bram, and Mina Holmes, niece of Sherlock, are summoned to investigate the clue of the not-so-ancient Egyptian scarabs but where does a time traveler fit in?
The princess bride William Goldman
Fairy tale collides with reality in this adventure about a beautiful maiden who must be rescued from her prince. Everything William Goldman liked about S. Morgenstern's original is here: good guys, bad guys, sword fighting, revenge, romance, and even "rodents of unusual size".
Pom poms : 25 awesomely fluffy projects Sarah Goldschadt and Lexi Walters Wright
They're soft, they're colourful, they're fun to craft, and they add a touch of whimsy to everything they meet. They're pom-poms!
1941 : the year that keeps returning. Slavko Goldstein
An astonishing historical memoir of that fateful year - when the Ustasha, the pro-fascist nationalists, were brought to power in Croatia by the Nazi occupiers of Yugoslavia. On April 10, when the German troops marched into Zagreb, the Croatian capital, they were greeted as liberators by the Croats. Three days later, Ante Pavelic, the future leader of the Independent State of Croatia, returned from exile in Italy and Goldstein's father, the proprietor of a leftist bookstore in Karlovac - a beautiful old city fifty miles from the capital - was arrested along with other local Serbs, communists, and Yugoslav sympathizers.
Stop here Beverly Gologorsky
Ava, Mila, and Rosalyn all work at Murray's Diner in Long Island. They are friends and coworkers struggling to hold together their disordered lives. The promise of a new relationship with a coworker soon begins to restore Ava's faith in her own ability to feel, and Mila learns through wrenching loss that children must learn from their own mistakes.
Through the farm gate Angela Goode
From a childhood spent yabbying and riding horses on friends' farms where the sun always shone, Angela Goode has always wanted to live on a farm of her own. With the handsome cattleman her friends set her up with, she finds her romantic illusions of country life under challenge.
Sugarplum homecoming Linda Goodnight
Widower Davis Turner doesn't need to hear his children's whispered wishes for a new mum to recognize that new neighbour Lana Ross is a beautiful woman. But he worries that his feelings for the former bad girl could put his family at risk for small-town scandal.
A mother's shame Rosie Goodwin
On the outskirts of Nuneaton stands Hatters Hall, a dark forbidding place home to the mentally insane. One rainy, dismal day in 1857, Maria Mundy arrives at Hatters Hall, not as an inmate but as a worker. Here, she is ordered to care for Isabelle Montgomery, the daughter of an influential land-owner. But Isabelle is not insane. She, like many other young women confined within the solitary walls, has been banished here by her family.
Good dog Maya Gottfried
In this heart-stealing picture book, fine artist Robert Rahway Zakanitch gives us 16 masterful, soulful, impossibly expressive portraits of dogs, and Maya Gottfried wonderfully captures their voices and inner personalities in 16 enchanting poems.
Losing to win Michele Grant
The small town of Belle Haven, Louisiana, is still struggling with the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and the Gulf oil spill, and its residents will do whatever it takes to get it back on its feet. So when local English teacher Carissa Melody Wayne is asked to appear on the weight-loss reality show Losing to Win, she agrees. She doesn't realize that others from her past will be joining her.
Creature camp : make your own : 18 softies to draw, sew & stuff. Wendi Gratz
This collection of 18 skill-building projects teaches children with no sewing experience how to sew their very own cuddly pals. From sewing on buttons to putting in zippers, this guide walks kids step-by-step through various skill levels.
Hourglass Claudia Gray
Educating Alice : how a city girl found love and a new life in the outback - then nearly lost it all. Alice Greenup
A footloose city slicker who couldn't tell a bull from a cow was hardly the ideal candidate to answer an ad for a governess on a Mackay cattle station. But Alice Greenup was game for anything, until she was bowled over by a handsome young jackeroo with a devastating smile.
The princess and the foal Stacy Gregg
A novel of heart and courage inspired by the incredible story of a real life princess. Princess Haya, daughter of the King of Jordan, loves her family more than anything. So when tragedy strikes at its heart, she is devastated. The Princess becomes ever more withdrawn until, on her birthday, the King gives her a life-changing present. An incredible new friendship grows and the heartbroken princess begins to dream of an extraordinary future.
The Queen's fool ; The virgin's lover ; The other queen. Philippa Gregory
The last three novels of her Tudor Court series: The queen's fool, The virgin's lover and The other queen. The queen's fool depicts the rivalry between Queen Mary and her half-sister Elizabeth, played out against a background of betrayal, conflict and passion.
Virgin earth Philippa Gregory
John Tradescant the Younger has inherited his father's unique collection of plants along with his unerring ability to nurture them. But as gardener to Charles I, he confronts an unbearable dilemma when England descends into Civil War.
Wideacre Philippa Gregory
Wideacre Hall, set in the heart of the English countryside, is the ancestral home that Beatrice Lacey loves. But as a woman of the 18th century, she has no right of inheritance. Corrupted by a world that mistreats women, she sets out to corrupt others.
The official Narnia cookbook : food from The chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis commentary by Douglas Gresham ; illustrations by Pauline Baynes
A collection of recipes devised from some of the foods mentioned in the Chronicles of Narnia, along with a history of the dishes and anecdotes from Lewis's life.
Take what you want Jeanette Grey
College senior Ellen Price spends every spare minute studying to get into medical school. Until spring break yawns before her, as empty as her wallet. With no money to hit the beach, she fills her empty to-do list with a plan: for just one week, she will become the kind of take-no-prisoners woman she secretly wishes to be, starting with the hot guy at the bar.
New York Cult Recipes Marc Grossman
A Christmas promise Annie Groves
An emotional and heart-warming portrayal of the lives of four women living in wartime London. For the girls living at No.13 Article Row, the war years have never been tougher. Tilly is heartbroken when Drew, the love of her life, returns to America and doesn't come back.
Cornelia Guest's simple pleasures Cornelia Guest
In Cornelia Guest's Simple Pleasures, she reveals the secrets of understated elegance she learned from her parents and the family's extraordinary friends. Her favourite simple recipes are so delicious, even the most fervent carnivores do not miss the meat, and her tips on entertaining take the stress out of any event.
Dr. Carbles is losing his marbles! Dan Gutman
Tired of following the strict rules of their grumpy replacement principal, second-grader A.J. and his classmates try to find a way to bring back eccentric but lovable Principal Klutz, who was fired for bringing a wild turkey to the school's Thanksgiving Day assembly.
Miss Suki is kooky! Dan Gutman
Famous children's author Suki Kabuki and her pet raptor, Rappy, wreak havoc during a visit to Ella Mentry School.
Mr. Louie is screwy! Dan Gutman
Something groovy is going on! It's Valentine's Day! And Mr. Louie, the hippie crossing guard, put a love potion in the water fountain. Now teachers are flirting with each other! Girls are asking boys out on dates! Will A.J. have to kiss Andrea? Not if he can help it. Yuck!
Mrs. Yonkers is bonkers! Dan Gutman
Ms. Coco is loco! Dan Gutman
Thanks to the encouragement of Ms. Coco, the gifted and talented teacher, A.J. becomes a popular school poet during National Poetry Month.
Ms. Krup cracks me up! Dan Gutman
A school trip to the natural history museum goes awry when the curator, Ms. Krup, loses her giant cockroach and A.J. and his friends decide to explore the museum in the middle of the night.
The ghost of Crutchfield Hall Mary Downing Hahn
In the nineteenth century, twelve-year-old Florence Crutchfield leaves a London orphanage to live with her great-uncle, great-aunt, and sickly cousin James, but she soon realizes the home has another resident, who means to do her and James harm.
Boundless Cynthia Hand
The past few years have held more surprises than part-angel Clara Gardner could ever have anticipated. The one thing she can no longer deny is that she was never meant to live a normal life.
Hallowed Cynthia Hand
For months part-angel Clara Gardner trained to face the fire from her visions, but she wasn't prepared for the choice she had to make that day. Now, torn between her love for Tucker and her complicated feelings about the roles she and Christian seem destined to play in a world that is both dangerous and beautiful, Clara struggles with a shocking revelation: Someone she loves will die in a matter of months. With her future uncertain, the only thing Clara knows for sure is that the fire was just the beginning.
Unearthly Cynthia Hand
Sixteen-year-old Clara Gardner's purpose as an angel-blood begins to manifest itself, forcing her family to pull up stakes and move to Jackson, Wyoming, where she learns that danger and heartbreak come with her powers.
Dreaming of Zhou Gong Traci Harding
Set in ancient China, Dreaming of Zhou Gong is a beautiful story of Hudan, one of the mysterious Wu who lives on the sacred mountain of Li Shan. The Wu have been
Confessions of a Latter Day Virgin Nicole Hardy
Just Grace Charise Mericle Harper
Grace loves cats, and when her neighbour's cat goes missing, Grace does her best to make Mrs. Luther feel less lonely. But as the mystery of the missing cat continues, Grace's well-intentioned plan backfires, and she finds herself in a bit of trouble.
Just Grace and the double surprise Charise Mericle Harper
While Grace and her best friend Mimi are waiting for the arrival of the baby sister Mimi's family plans to adopt, Grace gets a big surprise.
Just Grace and the flower girl power Charise Mericle Harper
Although disappointed at not being chosen to be the flower girl in her best adult friend's wedding, third-grader Grace plans a special surprise for the big day.
Just Grace and the snack attack Charise Mericle Harper
As Grace and her classmates study foods from other cultures, she has the opportunity to ponder such mysteries as whether Owen 1 is really bad or not, why she feels jealous when her father helps her best friend with her hot dog report, and how Augustine Dupre, her family's French boarder, can be so wise.
Just Grace and the terrible tutu Charise Mericle Harper
Eight-year-old Grace is excited to learn that her best friend, Mimi, is going to become an older sister, but when both try to be "mother's helpers" for a family renting a house on their street, little Lily likes Grace best, causing Mimi to doubt herself and Grace to form a plan to fix things.
Just Grace and the trouble with cupcakes Charise Mericle Harper
Count on third-grader Grace to cook up a creative compromise just in time to save the day at the cupcake-themed school fair.
Just Grace goes green Charise Mericle Harper
Grace can do a lot of things...but can she save the planet? Or at the very least, can she help her best friend Mimi get her favourite stuffed animal back? Lots of exciting things are happening to Grace and her friends. Most exciting of all, Mimi's older cousin Gwen is coming to stay with Mimi, and Miss Lois's class is going green!
Just Grace walks the dog Charise Mericle Harper
Eight-year-old Just Grace and her best friend Mimi embark on a campaign to convince Grace's parents that they are responsible and dependable enough to get a dog.
Still Just Grace Charise Mericle Harper
When a struggling student teacher assigns a group project, seven-year-old Just Grace gets so involved in working with Grace W. and Grace F. that she fails to understand why she and her best friend, Mimi, are drifting apart.
Santa, bring my baby back Cheryl Harper
After trying and failing at acting, modelling, dog grooming, and a dozen other jobs, Grace Andersen thought for sure she'd nail marrying a rich man. But dumped in a hotel chapel and strapped for cash, Grace needs a miracle - and a job.
The dead shall not rest Tessa Harris
It is not just the living who are prey to London's criminals and cutpurses. Corpses, too, are fair game - dug up from fresh graves and sold to unscrupulous men of science. Dr. Thomas Silkstone abhors such methods, but his leading rival, Dr. John Hunter, has learned of the imminent death of eight-foot-tall Charles Byrne - known as the "Irish Giant" - and will go to any lengths to obtain the body for his research.
The devil's breath Tessa Harris
Eighteenth-century anatomist Dr. Thomas Silkstone travels to the English countryside to unravel a tangled web of mystery, medicine, and murder.
iPad geekery : 50 insanely cool hacks and mods for your Apple tablet. Guy Hart-Davis
Take your iPad to its limits and way beyond. You've already mastered iPad essentials. Now, become a bona-fide power-user and transform your iPad into a media centre, gaming device, photo and video camera, document editor, and high-powered computer.
Over the top : a digger's story of the Western Front. H G (Henry George) Hartnett
Based on Harry Hartnetts diaries, which his family gave to Chris Byrett, a lawyer and WWI buff. Details the battles, the long marches and the recoveries with many amusing anecdotes which kept the men smiling and eased the tiredeness of the daily grind.
Roland Harvey's big book of Christmas Roland Harvey
With stories about how Christmas is celebrated in Australia and all round the world, recipes for Christmas treats, and fabulous ideas for homemade gifts, this is the perfect Christmas book for the whole family, full of Roland Harvey's lively and humorous illustrations.
The Wombats go on camp Roland Harvey
Meet the Wombats. Naucia's a bit posh, Audrey's a literary genius, Hughie's scared of nothing. Ima loves baking, Ollie's small and fast, and Sardinia does magic tricks. Albert knows everything, Dante's never without his ball, Ava wants to win. Freddie has one eye, Alecia hates everything, and Horrie loves his pet rat (or is it an antechinus?).
What light can do : essays on art, imagination, and the natural world. Robert Hass
An evocative and captivating collection of essays on writers, place, poetry, and photography - with accompanying photos throughout - from Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner Robert Hass. Renowned for his magisterial verse, Robert Hass is also a brilliant essayist. The New York Times hailed him as a writer who "is so intelligent that to read his poetry or prose, or to hear him speak, gives one an almost visceral pleasure."
Catastrophe : Europe goes to war 1914. Max Hastings
A history of the outbreak of World War I, from the breakdown of diplomacy to the dramatic battles that occurred before the war bogged down in the trenches.
Ancient treasures : the discovery of lost hoards, sunken ships, buried vaults, and other long-forgotten artifacts. Brian Haughton
Why are so many people fascinated by treasure? Is it purely a desire for wealth, or is it also the romantic appeal of tales of lost ancient artifacts? It is certainly true that the stories behind the loss and recovery of a number of ancient treasures read like edge-of-the-seat fiction, somewhere between Indiana Jones and James Bond.
Billy Angel Sam Hay
Plumbing. This is what the future has in store for Billy Box - to follow in the footsteps of generations of Boxes and spend his life with his arm down people's toilets. Or so he thinks ... For when an angel appears on his 11th birthday, Billy's life suddenly takes an unexpected turn. His destiny is now to be a Guardian Angel and his first task is to protect Thelma Potts, the toughest girl in school. Billy soon finds himself caught up in a world of competitive pie eating, skeletons and magic, not to mention smelly drains!
Gasp of the ghoulish guinea pig Sam Hay
Joe is just an ordinary boy until he makes a wish on a spooky Egyptian amulet. Now he's the Protector of Undead pets! This is the seventh book in the spooky but sweet series, telling the story of Flash, a guinea pig who needs Joe's help to save his litter mates from an escaped snake.
The spoon of doom Sam Hay
It was never meant to feed the needy; but to serve up grief to the mean and greedy. The unfortunately named Albert Grub (A. Grub) has parents who are obsessed by mini-beasts; there are insects in the fridge, woodlice living in the hall and spiders dwelling in the cupboard under the stairs. But everything changes one day when Albert discovers that his dad is heir to the factory of the legendary Piddler's Porridge. Why is the town's noodle King, and owner of the adjacent factory so keen to get his hands on the Piddler's place? Is he after the legendary Spoon of Doom, believed to be hidden somewhere in the factory? And what can our reluctant hero do to stop him? A mix of quirky characters and outlandish goings on topped with lashings of bugs and porridge, this is a laugh-out-loud comic adventure that will appeal especially to boys.
Beautiful child Torey L Hayden
The author describes her efforts to connect with and help special-needs child Venus, a seven-year-old girl who refused to speak.
The city still breathing Matthew Heiti
A body is found on the side of a highway. It goes missing, making its way, over the course of one early winter night, all around the northern town of Sudbury and through the lives and dreams of eleven very different people, all damaged in some way, eventually bringing them together in a strange moment of violence.
Pirate island treasure Marilyn Helmer
Charlotte and her brother, Jacob, are thrilled to head off on an adventure in their grandpa's boat, The Seawind. As they set sail for Pirate Island, they look forward to a day of beachcombing, playing pirates and storytelling. There are plenty of great treasures to be found, but Charlotte, who can be very bossy, is having trouble sharing with Jacob.
Levant : recipes and memories from the Middle East. Anissa Helou
A collection of recipes inspired by Anissa's family and childhood in Beirut and Syria, and her travels around the regions of the eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East. Levant, or rising of the sun, is the crossroads where western Asia, eastern Mediterranean and northwest Africa meet: a land that is culturally diverse but united by common culinary threads.
A Smile For My Parents Heather Henderson
Swimming across the Hudson Joshua Henkin
As a child, Ben Suskind wonders how his family came together. What if he hadn't been adopted by Orthodox Jews? What if his brother, Jonathan, had been adopted by a different couple? Now Ben is thirty years old, living in San Francisco with his girlfriend, Jenny, and her daughter, when he receives a letter from a woman claiming to be his birth mother.
The hunt for Pierre Jnr David M Henley
Pierre Jnr is the product of two of the most powerful minds ever known. Three months after his birth he escaped. An hour later he was lost to surveillance. No one knows where he has been for the last eight years. But Pierre Jnr knows everything about you. This novel follows the activities of an elite group dedicated to tracking down the eight-year-old boy who is currently the greatest threat humanity has ever known. It's a pacy and gripping chase, and an impressive vision of our future.
Sex with kings Eleanor Herman
Throughout the centuries, royal mistresses have been worshiped, feared, envied, and reviled. They set the fashions, encouraged the arts, and, in some cases, ruled nations. Eleanor Herman's Sex with Kings takes us into the throne rooms and bedrooms of Europe's most powerful monarchs.
The tell Matthew J Hertenstein
Is the candidate you're thinking of voting for reliable? Will the person you're dating be a compatible spouse? Is that guy on the street going to ask for directions or assault you? To make a reasonable prediction, you've got to be able to spot 'the tell.'
Some we love, some we hate, some we eat Hal Herzog
A maverick scientist who co-founded the field of anthrozoology offers a controversial, thought-provoking, and unprecedented exploration of the psychology behind the inconsistent and often paradoxical ways we think, feel, and behave towards animals.
Darker still : a novel of magic most foul. Leanna Renee Hieber
The Picture of Dorian Gray meets Pride and Prejudice, with a dash of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. New York City, 1882. Seventeen-year-old Natalie Stewart's latest obsession is a painting of the handsome British Lord Denbury. Something in his striking blue eyes calls to her. As his incredibly life-like gaze seems to follow her, Natalie gets the uneasy feeling that details of the painting keep changing ...
The twisted tragedy of Miss Natalie Stewart : a novel of magic most foul. Leanna Renee Hieber
The whispers haunt her dreams and fill her waking hours with dread. Something odd is happening. Something - unnatural. Possession of the living. Resurrection of the dead. And Natalie Stewart is caught right in the middle. Jonathon, the one person she thought she could trust, has become a double agent for the dark side.
A game for heroes Jack Higgins
The days of the Third Reich are numbered. But on a solitary island in the middle of the English Channel, a brilliant, ruthless SS commander has vowed to fight to the death. It is the Nazi's last outpost. And its downfall is the ultimate suicide mission for one soldier of fortune.
The perfect match Kristan Higgins
What if the perfect match is a perfect surprise? Honor Holland has just been unceremoniously rejected by her lifelong crush. And now, a mere three weeks later, Mr. Perfect is engaged to her best friend. But resilient, reliable Honor is going to pick herself up, dust herself off and get back out there, or she would if dating in Manningsport, New York, population 715, wasn't easier said than done.
Deadly descent. Charlotte Hinger
Layers of deadly intrigue bind generations of families in historian Lottie Albright's Western Kansas community. When false accusations threaten senatorial candidate Brian Hadley's political career, secrets whispered to Lottie as editor of the county history books spur a personal search for his aunt's murderer.
Lethal lineage. Charlotte Hinger
A sinister Episcopal bishop shows up to confirm Lottie and Josie Albright's niece at the new frame church built on the corners of four Western Kansas counties. The twins are already agitated over his scathing sermon when the Reverend Mary Farnsworth flees to the anteroom after dropping the chalice during communion. Josie, a psychologist, lingers after the service to comfort her, but Lottie immediately orders her sister to leave when they discover Reverend Mary's body.
Nomad : from Islam to America : a personal journey through the clash of civilizations. Ayaan Hirsi Ali
Hirsi Ali tells of coming to America to build a new life, an ocean away from the death threats made to her by European Islamists, the strife she witnessed, and the inner conflict she suffered.
Children are diamonds Edward Hoagland
This is not the Africa of Isak Dinesen, nor the Africa of Joy Adamson. This is the Africa of civil wars and tribal massacres, where the Lord's Resistance Army recruits child-soldiers after forcing them to kill their parents and eat their hearts. The aid workers who voluntarily subject themselves to life here are a breed of their own..
Hungry campers cookbook Katy Holder
Hungry Campers Cookbook brings together the fun of family camping holidays with fresh, healthy, gourmet recipes. Author Katy Holder has taken her many years of food writing and cookbook styling experience to produce recipes that are accessible for anyone embarking on a camping trip.
Unlikely friendships : 47 remarkable stories from the animal kingdom. Jennifer S Holland
Presents a collection of stories about animals who have forged unlikely, abiding bonds with other animals of different species, from Koko the gorilla and All Ball the kitten to Owen the hippo and the tortoise Mzee.
Unlikely loves : 43 heartwarming true stories from the animal kingdom. Jennifer S Holland
An exploration of animal attachments that, in human terms, can only be called love. Take, for instance, the dog living in a wildlife sanctuary who treats an orphaned leopard cub as his little beloved sister. Or the dalmatian who mothers an abandoned newborn lamb - a lamb who just happened to be covered in spots like her adopted mama.
The 50 list : a father's heartfelt message to his daughter. Nigel Holland
Nigel has a disability - an inherited disease that means his nerves don’t tell his muscles what to do - but he does not consider himself disabled. His youngest daughter Ellie has been diagnosed with the same condition. To inspire Ellie, and show her anything is possible, Nigel set himself a list of fifty challenges. This is the story of that list.
Home in the howling wilderness : settlers and the environment in Southern New Zealand. Peter Holland
During the nineteenth century European settlers transformed the environment of New Zealand's South Island. They diverted streams and drained marshes, burned native vegetation and planted hedges and grasses, stocked farms with sheep and cattle and poured on fertiliser. In Home in the Howling Wilderness Peter Holland undertakes a deep history of that settlement to answer key questions about New Zealand's ecological transformation.
Crossing oceans Gina Holmes
Single mother Jenny Lucas must find caregivers who will raise her five-year-old daughter when she's gone. Returning to her hometown in North Carolina, she's forced to mend relations with two possible custodians: the baby's father, who doesn't know he has a child, and her own cold-hearted father.
Dry as rain Gina Holmes
When Eric and Kyra Yoshida first met, they thought their love would last forever. But like many marriages, theirs has gradually crumbled until the ultimate betrayal pushes them beyond reconciliation. Then a car accident erases part of Kyra's memory - including her separation from Eric - and a glimmer of hope rises from the wreckage. Is this a precious opportunity for the fresh start Eric has longed for?
Wings of glass Gina Holmes
On the cusp of adulthood, eighteen-year-old Penny Carson is swept off her feet by a handsome farmhand with a confident swagger. Though Trent Taylor seems like Prince Charming and offers an escape from her one-stop-sign town, Penny's happily-ever-after lasts no longer than their breakneck courtship. Before the ink even dries on their marriage certificate, he hits her for the first time. It isn't the last, yet the bruises that can't be seen are the most painful of all.
Sherlock's squadron : the incredible true story of the unsung RAF heroes of World War Two. Steve Holmes
John Holmes was a schoolboy when World War II broke out in 1939, but even he knew his destiny lay in the skies. "Boys from these parts don't join the RAF", he was told on more than one occasion. But they were wrong. After many months undergoing selection and training he eventually made it into the air crew of 196 squadron. It was there he embarked on a love affair with the Stirling Bomber, and it was there that he met up with his crew - his brothers in arms.
The great trouble : a mystery of London, the blue death, and a boy called Eel. Deborah Hopkinson
Eel, an orphan, and his best friend Florrie must help Dr. John Snow prove that cholera is spread through water, and not poisonous air, when an epidemic sweeps across their London neighborhood in 1854.
Imperfect harmony : finding happiness singing with others. Stacy Horn
For Stacy Horn, regardless of what is going on in the world or her life, singing in an amateur choir - the Choral Society of Grace Church in New York - never fails to take her to a place where hope reigns and everything good is possible. She's not particularly religious, and her voice is not exceptional (so she says), but like the 32.5 million other chorus members throughout this country, singing makes her happy.
The night before Christmas in crochet : the complete poem with easy-to-make Amigurumi characters Mitsuki Hoshi and Clement C. Moore
Capture the magic of Christmas with darling amigurumi. These adorable crocheted characters and their miniature accessories tell the heartwarming classic story of "Twas the Night Before Christmas."
Remembering Whitney Cissy Houston
The Grammy Award-winning American soul and gospel singer and mother of Whitney Houston reflects on her daughter's life, the events that led up to her death and the aftermath of a senseless tragedy.
Like trees, walking Ravi Howard
Whenever the phone rang at the home of Paul and Roy Deacon in the early morning hours, it often meant that someone had died. The family owned the Deacon Memorial Funeral Home and had buried the loved ones of Mobile, Alabama's black families for more than one hundred years. On the morning of March 21, 1981, the call was different: The body of nineteen-year-old Michael Donald had been found hanging from a tree on Herndon Avenue. The murder shook the citizens of Mobile, especially the Deacon brothers.
Intuition Cate Howell
Intuition is something most people would have experienced at one time or another; it's that gut-feeling or inner voice or 'sixth sense'. It's instinctive by nature, independent of rational analysis or deductive thinking. Drawing on the latest research, Dr Howell develops some key principles and a practical seven-step plan that we can use to incorporate intuition into every facet of our life.
Step it up knits Vickie Howell
Knitting celebrity Vickie Howell offers 25 small and quick projects for the knitter looking to expand her skill set without investing a lot of time or materials. Each fashionable project requires an advanced technique (explained at the front of the book), but is small enough to take on the go and complete in just a weekend. Includes step-by-step instructions, helpful diagrams and how-to photographs.
Woolbuddies Jackie Huang
This adorable book introduces the basic techniques for needle felting, with step-by-step instructions and how-to photos for crafting 20 irresistible projects featuring the Woolbuddy characters.
Granny square flowers Margaret Hubert
The beloved granny square is the crocheter's foundation for countless projects and is adored for its portability, versatility, and endless variety.
The trouble with cowboys Denise Hunter
Only one pair of boots - and the cowboy wearing them - can get Annie out of the mess she's in. Annie Wilkerson is Moose Creek's premiere horse trainer and equine columnist for Montana Living. Money is tight as she tries to put her kid-sister through college and provide for her young nephew. When Annie's column is cancelled, she's given first shot at a new lovelorn column - and she can't afford to turn it down. Only problem is Annie's never been in love.
Sunset Erin Hunter
Amidst ongoing strife within and between the Clans of warrior cats, Brambleclaw is tempted by the dark plans of his father and brother, and the meaning of Leafpool's ominous visions becomes clear.
The protector Madeline Hunter
The first time he laid eyes on her she had come to his rescue with a sword in her hand. Still Morvan Fitzwaryn had never seen any woman who aroused his interest and his passion more than the unconventional Breton warrior beauty. Anna de Leon took him into her castle and nursed him back to health, little knowing the spark of desire she was feeding with her caring ministrations. It wasn't long before Morvan had vowed to protect and conquer this unconquerable woman with all the sensual weapons at his disposal.
Ramadan sky Nichola Hunter
A contemporary twist on a classic story of forbidden love, set in Jakarta, capital city of Indonesia. When Vic accepts a teaching position in Jakarta, she has already been working and travelling in Asia for many years; she thinks she knows what to expect. However, before long she becomes troubled by the casual, coexistence of vast wealth and woeful poverty, and by the stark differences in freedom and power between the men and the women.
The casual cyclist's guide : Melbourne : routes, rides, rants, and raves about the city and the bike. Matthew Hurst
Melbournites everywhere are taking to their bikes: from commuters, fed up with the public transport squeeze, to families, tourists, hipsters and urbanites. The Casual Cyclist's Guide to Melbourne brings a fresh and entertaining perspective to this much-loved mode of transport. Discover the quirky history cycling has in this fair city: the bone-shaker, the safety cycle and the Malvern Star.
Hidden Kitchens of Sri Lanka Bree Hutchins
Lonely Planet's best ever photography tips Richard I'Anson
Whether you're wielding a phone or a full-size DSLR, this book will sharpen your skills and your pictures.
Emperor : books 1-5. Conn Iggulden
Conn Iggulden's bestselling Emperor series, now in one complete eBook for the first time. Rome uncovered. This is the astounding life of Julius Caesar, chronicled here in all five novels from Conn Iggulden's bestselling and magnificent Emperor series. Iggulden brings to life the glorious, gritty Roman world that held such vast power in its hands. These epic novels brilliantly interweave history and adventure, and expose the ambition and rivalry, bravery and betrayal, all told from one of the most vivid voices in historical fiction today.
1913 : the year before the storm. Florian Illies
The stuffy conventions of the nineteenth century are receding into the past, and 1913 heralds a new age of unlimited possibility. Yet everywhere there is the premonition of ruin the number 13 is omnipresent, and artists take the omen and act as if there were no tomorrow. This book tells the story of the year that shaped the last century.
The Rabbit Back Literature Society Pasi Ilmari Jaaskelainen
A highly contagious book virus, a literary society and a Snow Queen-like disappearing author. 'She came to realise that under one reality there's always another. And another one under that.' Only very special people are chosen by children's author Laura White to join 'The Society', an elite group of writers in the small town of Rabbit Back. Now a tenth member has been selected: Ella, literature teacher and possessor of beautifully curving lips. But soon Ella discovers that the Society is not what it seems.
The rumour mill : a Jazzy Lou novel. Roxy Jacenko
Jazzy Lou is back and busier than ever! Queen Bee, her fabulous PR firm, is going from strength to strength with an ever-expanding roster of clients, including the hottest new International Designer. At home, Jazzy has her hands full with her baby girl Fifi, as well as the planning of her upcoming wedding to Michael.
Strictly confidential : a Jazzy Lou novel. Roxy Jacenko
Meet Jasmine Lewis, the smart, young publicist trying to work her way up from the bottom in Sydney's hottest PR Company. She's done the coffee runs, the dry cleaning pickups, the 5am starts, the 11pm finishes. But still, her evil boss Diane Wildenstein is never happy.
My own miraculous Joshilyn Jackson
From New York Times bestselling novelist Joshilyn Jackson comes an e-original short story that gives a fierce and funny character from Someone Else's Love Story a standalone adventure all her own. Shandi Pierce got pregnant when she was only seventeen years old. She fell for her son deeply, instantly, completely but as she sat at the table feeding him, her own mother was sliding eggs and bacon onto her plate, feeding her... Now, four years later, Shandi is still more parented than parent.
The mentor Steve Jackson
In London, Paul Aston, a young MI6 agent, is sent to investigate a terrifying explosion. Nothing could have prepared him for the scenes of horror and devastation he sees, images that will haunt him for the rest of his life.
The 3 little pigs Joseph Jacobs
Written by Joseph Jacobs, a folklorist, literary critic and historian. In The Three Little Pigs, each little pig is confident that his house is the strongest but the real question is: whose house will survive the big bad wolf? Beautifully illustrated, this classic tale will capture children's interest and spark their imagination.
Art in nature Tove Jansson
An elderly caretaker at a large outdoor exhibition, called Art in Nature, finds that a couple have lingered on to bicker about the value of a picture; he has a surprising suggestion that will resolve both their row and his own ambivalence about the art market.
Sculptor's daughter : a childhood memoir. Tove Jansson
Tove Jansson's first book for adults was a memoir, capturing afresh the enchantments and fears of her Helsinki childhood. Presented with images from her family archive, Sculptor's Daughter gives us a glimpse of the mysteries of winter ice, the bonhomie of balalaika parties, and the vastness of Christmas viewed from beneath the tree. Tove Jansson is best known as the creator of the much loved Moomin stories for children. However, in her fifties she turned her attention to writing for adults, producing a dozen novels and story collections. Sculptor's Daughter (translated by Kingsley Hart) was the first, published in 1968.
The summer book Tove Jansson
On an island in the Gulf of Finland, a small girl and her grandmother, with seventy years between them, argue, dream, and explore together their island and others of memory and anticipation.
Travelling light Tove Jansson
The precariousness of travel is revealed in this unnerving new collection of stories. A professor arrives in a beautiful Spanish village only to find that her host has left and she must cope with fractious neighbours alone; a holiday on a Finnish island is thrown into disarray by an oddly intrusive child; an artist returns from abroad to discover that her past has been eerily usurped. With the deceptively light prose that is her hallmark, Tove Jansson reveals to us the precariousness of a journey.
The true deceiver Tove Jansson
Set in a Swedish hamlet in the winter snows. All winter long the snow has been falling on the village. The sun rises late in the day, and once it does, there is little to do but trade tales. This year the talk of the town is all about Katri Kling and Anna Aemelin.
Hamburger gourmet David Japy
Takes you from the simplicity of a classic beef burger to burgers made of everything from chicken to quinoa, along with blendies, delicious american sweets with a French twist.
Thorn ogres of Hagwood Robin Jarvis
The werlings of Hagwood live peacefully in the trees of the forest - overlooked and unbothered while they leisurely perfect the art of wergling (shape-changing). But unlike his fellow werlings, the bumbling Gamaliel Tumpin can't manage to wergle into even the simplest of forms.
See Jane run Hannah Jayne
When Riley Spencer first gets the postcard tucked into her bag, she thinks it's a joke. Then she finds a birth certificate for a girl named Jane Elizabeth O'Leary hidden inside her baby book.
Captain Wentworth's Persuasion : Jane Austen's classic retold through his eyes. Regina Jeffers
Captain Wentworth initially suffers rejection and frustration because the titled Elliots don't consider him good enough for their daughter Anne. Despite her feelings for Wentworth, Anne allows others to persuade her to break off their engagement. When Wentworth returns from fighting against Napoleon's army, the years of war have reversed fortunes.
Christmas at Pemberley : a Pride and prejudice holiday sequel. Regina Jeffers
Mr. Darcy has invited the Bennets and the Bingleys to spend the Christmastide's festive days at Pemberley. But as he and Elizabeth journey to their estate to join the gathered families, a blizzard blankets the English countryside.
Darcy's passions : Pride and prejudice through his eyes. Regina Jeffers
His duty to his family and his estate demand that Fitzwilliam Darcy choose a woman of refined tastes. Yet, what his mind tells him to do and what his heart knows to be true are two different things. He loves a woman he first denies for being unworthy, but it is he who is found wanting when Elizabeth Bennet refuses his proposal of marriage. Devastated, he must search his soul and transform himself into the man she can love and respect.
Darcy's temptation : a sequel to Jane Austen's Pride and prejudice. Regina Jeffers
The day Fitzwilliam Darcy marries Elizabeth Bennet, he thinks his life is complete at last. Four months later, even greater joy appears on the horizon when Elizabeth finds out she is pregnant. But it is not long before outside forces intrude on their happiness. When the unthinkable happens, Elizabeth and Darcy must discover their love for each other all over again.
Peterhead : the inside story of Scotland's toughest prison. Robert Jeffrey
Robert Jeffrey, author of the bestselling Barlinnie Story and other true crime books, now tells the remarkable story of the infamous Peterhead Prison in Scotland's far north-east. Built in the 1880s as part of an ambitious humanitarian plan to use convict labour to construct a 'harbour of refuge' on the town's wild, storm-battered coast, it became what some call Scotland's gulag.
Solomon's tale Sheila Jeffries
The story of a little cat who saved a family in crisis. Solomon's story began one stormy night... Found on the doorstep in the middle of a thunderstorm, Solomon enters the King family as a tiny, wet ball of fur. But as his new owner Ellen coaxes him back to life, it becomes clear that he is no ordinary cat.
Invisible Inkling Emily Jenkins
Invisible Inkling: Dangerous pumpkins Emily Jenkins
The second-last woman in England Maggie Joel
In London's South Kensington, in the austere years immediately following the end of the war, Mrs Harriet Wallis is convicted of the murder of her husband, Cecil, and is sentenced to death by hanging. Leading a pampered if conventional existence, the Wallises appear to have a contented life. However, when the police turn up at their front door on the day the new nanny arrives, the first of a chain of events is begun that will culminate in Cecil's murder.
The beloved scoundrel Iris Johansen
Marianna Sanders realized she could not trust this dark and savagely seductive stranger who had come to spirit her away across the sea. She possessed a secret that could topple an empire, a secret that Jordan Draken, the duke of Cambaron, was determined to wrest from her. In the eyes of the world the arrogant duke was her guardian, but they both knew she was to be a prisoner in his sinister plot and a slave to his exquisite pleasure.
Return to Santa Flores Iris Johansen
Jenny Cashman has returned from school in Europe to declare her love for Steve Jason, the casino owner who adopted her after her father died. Desperate to show him the woman she has become, she would do anything to get him to love her. Steve knows he is much older and much too jaded for Jenny, but he is quickly discovering that Jenny will not give herself to any other man and that she will do whatever it takes to break through his defenses.
Winter bride Iris Johansen
When Ysabel Belfort leaves her beloved island of San Miguel to marry a wealthy eccentric, she exchanges a life of innocence for one devoid of passion. For seven years, she counts the days until she's able to reclaim what she was forced to leave behind. Even after her husband's death, she cannot return home without securing the help of another man: her estranged stepson.
Jilted Rachael Johns
After more than ten years away, Australian soap star Ellie Hughes returns to the small country town of Hope Junction, determined to remain anonymous while caring for her injured godmother, Matilda. But word spreads fast in the tight-knit community.
Stones Polly Johnson
Coo is trying to cope with the hand that life has dealt her. At sixteen, she feels she's too young to have lost her older brother, Sam, to alcoholism. She's skipping school to avoid the sympathy and questions of her friends and teachers, and shunning her parents, angry that they failed to protect her, and desperate to avoid having to face the fact that, towards the end, she began to wish Sam would leave forever - even die.
Elizabeth : Virgin Queen? Pip Jones
Gloriana', 'Faerie Queene', 'Queen Bess' are just some of the names given to Elizabeth I, the daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. But the name for which she is perhaps best remembered and which best explains why Elizabeth was the last of the Tudor monarchs, was the 'Virgin Queen'. But how appropriate is that image? Were Elizabeth's suitors and favourites really just innocent intrigues? Or were they much more than that?
Silver sparrow Tayari Jones
With the opening line of "Silver Sparrow," My father, James Witherspoon, is a bigamist, author Tayari Jones unveils a breathtaking story about a man's deception, a family's complicity, and two teenage girls caught in the middle. Set in a middle-class neighbourhood in Atlanta in the 1980s, the novel revolves around James Witherspoon's two families the public one and the secret one.
Drug muled : sixteen years in a Thai prison : the Vanessa Goosen story Joanne Joseph with Larissa Focke
It's 1994. South Africa is on the brink of freedom. On the verge of a big break in modelling, Miss SA finalist, 21-year-old Vanessa Goosen is caught up in every traveller's nightmare. Duped into carrying books with 1.7 kilograms of heroin hidden in them, Goosen is arrested and tried on drug trafficking charges. Deaf to her pleas of innocence, the Thai courts sentence Goosen to death. On appeal her sentence is commuted to life, to be served in Bangkok's notorious Lard Yao prison.
The Martian general's daughter Theodore Judson
Welcome to the End of Empire. Set over two hundred years from now, in a world very much like Imperial Rome, this is the story of General Peter Black, the last decent man, as told through the eyes of his devoted (and illegitimate) daughter, Justa. Raised on battlefields, more comfortable in the company of hard men of war than with women or other children, Justa must keep the truth of her birth hidden. Her father regards her as an embarrassment, a reminder of his one and only indiscretion.
Chronicle in stone Ismail Kadare
WWII is about to start, but life for a young boy in small town Albania is still a game. In a seamless mosaic of dreams and games, Kadare's young narrator both reflects and distorts events as his ancient, magical home town and his own innocence and sense of wonder are lost forever in the madness and brutality of the war.
The iron traitor Julie Kagawa
Journeying in the lands of the fey, Ethan Chase discovers that his nephew, Keirran, is missing, and may be on the verge of doing something unthinkable in the name of saving his own love. Something that will fracture the human and faery worlds forever, and give rise to the dangerous fey known as the Forgotten. As Ethan's and Keirran's fates entwine and Keirran slips further into darkness, Ethan's next choice may decide the fate of them all.
Iron's prophecy Julie Kagawa
Meghan Chase is finally getting used to being the Iron Queen, ruler of the Iron Fey. Her life may be strange, but with former Winter prince Ash by her side at last, she wouldn't have it any other way. But when they travel to the Summer and Winter courts' gathering for Elysium, the oracle from Meghan's past returns with a dire prophecy: 'What you carry will either unite the courts, or it will destroy them.'
Devil in my arms Samantha Kane
Even though she is starving and destitute, Eleanor Enderby's quiet beauty strikes Sir Hilary St. John speechless. He expects the woman he's searching for to be skittish and plain. Instead he finds the picture of bravery - and willfulness - in his quarry. She gives away little, but Hil can see something is terribly amiss. And though he cannot say exactly why, he is determined not to let her come to more harm than whatever it is she has already survived.
Mucked up Danny Katz
There are three reasons why Tom Zurbo-Goldblatt is creeping into school like a scaredy little weed this morning: 1. Today is Muck Up Day and the Year 12s are planning to take down the school in the biggest Quad Raid ever.
Against the odds Donna Kauffman
Misty Fortune is a famous erotica author - a convincing one, too, despite her considerably more tepid real-life sexual experience. Worried that her extended dry spell is affecting her writing, Misty heads to a unique Las Vegas resort, one that promises to fulfill every sexual fantasy a guest could want.
Babycakes Donna Kauffman
Kit Bellamy was raised on pie. Mamie Sue's Peanut Pies, to be exact, the family company her scheming brother-in-law sold out from under her. Now Kit needs a new recipe for her life - and sleepy Sugarberry Island is the first ingredient. Running mail-order cupcake business Babycakes is a chance to get her baking on again - until she meets tall, dark, and adorable lawyer Morgan Westlake.
The big bad wolf tells all Donna Kauffman
Why is it that I'm not willing to settle for a sheep like the rest of my friends? Sheep sex aside, what's wrong with a man who puts family first, who maintains a steady job, has college funds set up for his kids and builds that nest egg for his retirement?
The black sheep and the hidden beauty Donna Kauffman
Raphael "Rafe" Santiago has been spending time at the Dalton Downs. It's the headquarters for his and his partners Unholy Trinity organization. Rafe has noticed the new horse trainer Elena Caulfield. But his keen observation skills have discovered something is off with her. In order to get close to Elena he wants to take horse back riding lessons. Elena has come to care for and retrain abused horses. It's a much needed break from the racing field she had to leave so suddenly.
The charm stone Donna Kauffman
When expert surfer Josie Griffin has a rare wipeout, she's shocked to discover that a real-life treasure chest is to blame - one that contains a necklace hung with the biggest stone she's ever seen. But that's nothing compared to the shock she gets when she places the jewel around her neck.
The Cinderella rules Donna Kauffman
There's a little bit of Cinderella in every woman … except Darby Landon, or so she thinks before meeting the three fairy godmothers of Glass Slipper, Inc. They guarantee they can bring out the princess in any woman.
A great kisser Donna Kauffman
Jake McKenna fixes planes, not people. Compared to an engine, humans are high-maintenance and unpredictable - which is why Jake has zero interest in indulging his sister's request that he play tour guide and rent-a-date to her boss's visiting stepdaughter. Still, Lauren Matthews is nothing like the uptight, reed-skinny workaholic he expected.
Her secret thrill Donna Kauffman
The proposal: Get together whenever their heavy travel schedules overlap. Natalie Holcomb's impulsive - and uncharacteristic - night of steamy sex with a gorgeous stranger was supposed to be a onetime-only affair. But straitlaced Natalie is determined to play by the rules and get more of what her body is craving.... The ground rules: Keep the relationship strictly sexual. Jake Lannister may live in another town, but after his incredible night with Natalie he just can't say goodbye. But when Jake's lust turns into something more, he's faced with an unfamiliar problem - honour his rules and ignore his building emotions, or give up sex this good and risk losing what he has with Natalie?
Here comes trouble Donna Kauffman
Brett Hennessey knows about luck - especially the bad kind. When he ends up at a B & B run by pretty Kirby Farrell, he can't help thinking he's stumbled onto a winning streak. But just how long will it last?
Honey Pie Donna Kauffman
When Honey D'Amourvell inherits property on tiny Sugarberry Island, she's prepared to start a whole new life. Her plan is simple - make a home, open a shop, and maybe, finally, find a place to belong. But the building she now owns is leased to none other than the owner of Babycakes, which means her spot is already occupied. Honey isn't sure how to put down roots when she has nowhere to plant them. But sexy, soft hearted mechanic Dylan Ross seems determined to help. He's everything she never imagined she would find in a man, and each kiss is more persuasive than the last.
Not so snow white Donna Kauffman
Forced out of the game by injury, beautiful tennis sensation Tess Hamilton finds growing competition on and off the court, thanks to Gabby, a rising young star half her age, and Gabby's sexy manager, Max.
Pelican Point Donna Kauffman
Blueberry Cove, Maine, is as small-town as small towns get. More than a little quirky, it has sheltered generations of families. But there's always room for a new face.
Wild rain Donna Kauffman
Hired by a concerned family member, Reese Braedon has come to the steamy Caracoles Key on the Gulf of Mexico to rescue a tempestuous loner from an oncoming hurricane. Never one to fear getting wet, Reese will do anything to make sure that he gets his target out safely - even if it means carrying her on his shoulders. But when the storm leaves him trapped in the home of a wild, sensuous beauty, Reese finds that he just might be in over his head.
The girl who loved camellias : the life and legend of Marie Duplessis. Julie Kavanagh
The astonishing and unknown story of Marie Duplessis, the courtesan who inspired Dumas's novel and play La dame aux camelias, Verdi's opera La Traviata, George Cukor's film Camille, and Frederick Ashton's ballet Marguerite and Armand. Sarah Bernhardt, Eleonora Duse, Greta Garbo, Isabelle Huppert, Maria Callas, Anna Netrebko, and Margot Fonteyn are just a few of the actors, singers, and dancers who have portrayed her.
I heart Lindsey Kelk
A great value ebook of the first three hugely enjoyable and addictive I Heart novels, I Heart New York, I Heart London and I Heart Paris.
Moon music Faye Kellerman
Seasoned police veteran and Vegas native Detective Sergeant Romulus Poe has seen his fair share of depravity in this mecca of glitz and vice. But there is something about this unfortunate young woman's death - and a similar murder that is to follow soon after - that harkens back to an unsolved slaying and so-called suicide a quarter century ago.
Serpent's tooth Faye Kellerman
In the aftermath of a horrific mass murder at a trendy L.A. restaurant, Lieutenant Peter Decker, with the support of Rina Lazarus, risks his career and his reputation to investigate the alleged mad triggerman, ex-bartender and would-be actor Harlan Manz.
Lessons in heartbreak ; Once in a lifetime ; Homecoming. Cathy Kelly
Three of Cathy Kelly’s bestselling novels, packaged together as ebooks for the first time. Lessons in heartbreak, Once in a lifetime and Homecoming make the perfect excuse to have some Cathy Kelly time.
The great mortality John Kelly
A compelling and harrowing history of the Black Death's apocalyptic sweep through Europe in the mid-14th century, from its arrival in Sicily to its devastation of medieval Britain.
The widow and her hero Thomas Keneally
In 1943, when Grace and Leo Waterhouse married in Australia, they were part of a young generation ready to sacrifice themselves to win the war, while being confident they would survive. Sixty years on, as Grace recounts what happened to her doomed hero, she can say what she suspected then: that men are fundamentally childish and for many of them, bravery is its own end.
Lady at the O.K. Corral Ann Kirschner
The author of the acclaimed Sala's Gift delivers the definitive biography of Josephine Marcus Earp, a Jewish woman from New York who became the common-law wife of famed lawman and gambler Wyatt Earp. For nearly fifty years, she lived with the most famous lawman of the Old West. Yet Josephine Sarah Marcus Earp has nearly been erased from Western lore.
Pilgrim's wilderness Tom Kizzia
As his fight with the government in Alaska grew more intense, the turmoil in his brood made it increasingly difficult to tell whether his children were messianic followers or hostages in desperate need of rescue. In this powerful piece of Americana, written with uncommon grace and high drama, Kizzia uses his unparalleled access to capture an era-defining clash between environmentalists and pioneers ignited by a mesmerizing sociopath who held a town and a family captive.
The girl in the gatehouse Julie Klassen
In this Jane Austen-era romance, a handsome new estate owner discovers a mysterious woman living on his property and he's determined to uncover her secrets.
Reframe: how to solve the world's trickiest problems. Eric Knight
How to solve the world's trickiest problems terrorism, climate change, financial insanity and more. In the tradition of Freakonomics and The Tipping Point, Reframe brings a fresh perspective to our toughest political problems. This is a book by a young Australian thinker that turns conventional thinking on its head.
Why we argue about climate change Eric Knight
Climate change is one of the most polarising issues of our time, but it doesn't have to be that way. In Why We Argue about Climate Change, Eric Knight unpicks the misconceptions that keep us arguing about, and stop us seeing, the true nature of the problem and its solutions.
Cries of the lost Chris Knopf
When market researcher Arthur Cathcart emerges from a coma, he sets out to track down whoever murdered his wife. Wounded and alone, grief stricken and hiding off the grid, he thought the only mystery was who killed Florencia - and why. But the quest for justice uncovers fresh mysteries, including an elaborate fraud and embezzlement scheme, complete with dummy corporations and offshore numbered accounts.
Waiting to be heard Amanda Knox
This is the author's account of her hard-fought battle to overcome injustice and win the freedom she deserved after spending four years in prison for the murder of Meredith Kercher in Perugia, Italy. She spent four years in a foreign prison for a crime she did not commit. Separated from her family, she was demonized by the international press and treated harshly by the Italian justice system, including disdainful police. She endured humiliation, injustice, and loneliness thousands of miles from her home. Now the young American exchange student tells the full story of her harrowing ordeal in Italy.
The many coloured land : a return to Ireland. C J (Christopher J) Koch
As Christopher Koch tours modern day Ireland he glimpses signs of tradition amongst the variegated landscape and, with his yearning for meaning, is reminded at every turn of the political and literary figures who have shaped its history.
Lost Girls Robert Kolker
Yoga XXL : a journey to health for bigger people. Ingrid Kollak
Yoga XXL is a practical how to guide to using yoga to reconnect with exercise, increase flexibility, correct posture and improve the quality-of-life of readers with larger bodies. It follows the authors' own research and experience teaching the asanas to both individuals and groups. More than simply an exercise guide, the book is a deeply soothing form of moving meditation and physical activity that is a safe way to rebuild strength, stamina, and flexibility.
House of Odd Dean Koontz
Odd is on Our Side Dean Koontz
Henry and Mary Ponsonby: life at the court of Queen Victoria. William M Kuhn
The popularity of any monarchy shows peaks and troughs. But when Henry Ponsonby became Queen Victoria's private secretary, the monarchy was in such hopeless disarray that even Victoria herself came under attack. Ponsonby as her private secretary and protector at large realised that the court had failed to adjust to the shift in the media and political sentiment. He dramatically re-wrote the royal "message" as her most intimate adviser.
Extraordinary theory of objects Stephanie LaCava
A series of illustrated essays that unfold in cinematic fashion, LaCava's book explores her girlhood in the Parisian suburb of Le Vesinet, where her feelings of anxiety and depression are lifted when she begins to discover the uncommon, uncelebrated beauty in common objects.
J'adore Paris Isabelle Lafleche
When chic Parisian lawyer Catherine Lambert lands her dream job as intellectual property director for Christian Dior, she is on top of the world. She's prepared to embark on the ride of her life in the world of fashion, fighting high-profile legal battles against international counterfeiters. She'll also be reunited with colleague-turned-boyfriend Antoine in her beloved hometown.
The first day of the rest of my life Cathy Lamb
This novel explores what can happen when one woman decides to reclaim her past-and her future-no matter where they lead. Madeline O'Shea tells people what to do with their lives. A renowned life coach, she inspires thousands of women through her thriving practice - exuding enviable confidence along with her stylish suits and sleek hair. But her confidence, just like her fashionable demeanour, is all a front.
Henry's sisters Cathy Lamb
Family, forgiveness and cupcakes - a recipe for a story you won't forget. Ever since the Bommarito sisters were little girls, their mother has written them letters on pink paper when she has something especially important to tell them. This time, the message is urgent and impossible to ignore. River Bommarito requires open-heart surgery, and Isabelle and her sisters are needed at home to run the family bakery and to take care of their brother, Henry, and grandmother, Stella, who believes she's Amelia Earhart.
If you could see what I see Cathy Lamb
Documentary filmmaker Meggie O'Rourke's life has collapsed. So she's going home to Oregon to work in the family's struggling lingerie business. Inspired by one relative's story about her pink push-up bra, Meggie decides to interview each of the women in her family about their lingerie for the lingerie business' website. She gets much more than she expected: stories of secret hopes, regrets, hilarity, heartache and joy. Through her family's stories, she begins to find clarity in her own life.
Bowdrie's law Louis L'Amour
Lawman, manhunter, peacemaker - it takes a hard breed of man to survive as a Texas Ranger, but Chick Bowdrie stands head and shoulder above the rest. The rough trails are his home, from the Big Thicket to the Pecos to the border. He's dried by the desert sun and wind, scarred and toughened by uncounted gun battles, and when you look into his black eyes it's like looking down the barrels of two .44s with their hammers drawn back. He rides in the name of justice, but he lives by his own law - Bowdrie's Law. And if you're thinking about walking on the wrong side of Bowdrie Law, you'd better start running. Fast.
The burning hills Louis L'Amour
Wounded, dehydrated, and escaping a violent feud with the men of Bob Sutton's ranch, Trace Jordan is near collapse when he descends from the heat of the desert into a cool, secluded canyon. He wakes to find a beautiful woman gently caring for his injuries. Maria Cristina and her family have also suffered at the hands of Sutton and his men. The experience has left her hostile and defiant.
Last stand of dead men Derek Landy
War has finally come. Not between good and evil, but between Sanctuaries, and if Skulduggery and Valkyrie are to stop it they must team up with the rest of the Dead Men. And at the same time, another war rages within Valkyrie herself, as Darquesse is on the verge of rising ...
Bridie's choice Karly Lane
Bridie Farrell and Shaun Broderick come from opposite sides of the tracks. But unlike Bridie's family, who are perennial strugglers, the Brodericks are the wealthy owners of one of the most prestigious properties in the district.
Poppy's dilemma Karly Lane
Poppy Abbott seems to have it all. Bright, successful and attractive, she lives in a beautiful apartment with sweeping views of Sydney. However, since the recent death of her beloved grandmother, she's been struggling to come to terms with her grief.
Whisper Falls Elizabeth Langston
While training for a mountain bike race, high-school senior Mark Lewis spots a mysterious girl dressed in odd clothing, standing behind a waterfall in the woods near his North Carolina home. When she comments on the strange machine that he rides, he suspects something isn't right. When Susanna claims to be an indentured servant from 1796, he wonders if she's crazy.
Base camp H I Larry
Zac Power has just been handed his biggest mission ever - and this time its going to take him longer than 24 hours to save the day!
Moon ride H I Larry
Zac may have solved the mystery of the hologram projector, but now he has a rescue mission on his hands. On the dark side of the moon.
Paris Catherine Le Nevez, Christopher Pitts, Nicola Williams
The ultimate, most comprehensive guide to travelling in Paris includes up-to-date reviews of the best places to stay, eat, sights, cultural information, maps, transport tips and a few best kept secrets - all the essentials to get to the heart of Paris.
Cozy crochet Melissa Leapman
Presents an illustrated introduction to crochet, demonstrating the basic stitches and other techniques, looking at supplies, explaining how to read a pattern, and providing instructions for twenty-six projects, including afghans, pillows, hats, clothing, and other items.
Love & misadventure. Lang Leav
The journey from love to heartbreak to finding love again is personal yet universal. Lang Leav's evocative poetry speaks to the soul of anyone who is on this journey. Leav has an unnerving ability to see inside the hearts and minds of her readers. Her talent for translating complex emotions with astonishing simplicity has won her a cult following of devoted fans from all over the world.
The body of Jonah Boyd David Leavitt
The complex interrelationships of members of the Wright family, their associates, and their visitors turn their Thanksgiving holiday upside down and change the lives of everyone involved.
Florence : a delicate case. David Leavitt
Florence is the only European city I can think of whose most famous citizens, at least in the last 150 years or so, have all been foreigners.' Thus David Leavitt writes in this lively account of expatriate life in the city of the lily. His narrative begins by asking why Florence has always proven to be such a popular destination for suicides, then moves into an analysis of what makes the city, in Henry James's words, such a 'delicate case.'
The Indian clerk. David Leavitt
On a January morning in 1913, G. H. Hardy, eccentric, charismatic and, at thirty-seven, already considered the greatest British mathematician of his age receives in the mail a mysterious envelope covered with Indian stamps. Inside he finds a rambling letter from a self-professed mathematical genius who claims to be on the brink of solving the most important unsolved mathematical problem of all time. Some of his Cambridge colleagues dismiss the letter as a hoax, but Hardy becomes convinced that the Indian clerk who has written it "Srinivasa Ramanujan" deserves to be taken seriously.
The stories of David Leavitt. David Leavitt
David Leavitt covers a range of challenging themes such as illness, grief and betrayal with his inimitable graceful touch. He takes the reader from Switzerland to San Francisco, and from a young man's attempt to contract the HIV virus to American tourists being startled by the local conventions in Italy.
The two hotel Francforts. David Leavitt
It is the summer of 1940, and Lisbon, Portugal, is the only neutral port left in Europe a city filled with spies, crowned heads, and refugees of every nationality, tipping back absinthe to while away the time until their escape. Awaiting safe passage to New York on the SS Manhattan, two couples meet: Pete and Julia Winters, expatriate Americans fleeing their sedate life in Paris; and Edward and Iris Freleng, sophisticated, independently wealthy, bohemian, and beset by the social and sexual anxieties of their class.
The recipe box Sandra Lee
Grace Holm-D'Angelo is at her wit's end, trying to create a new life from broken pieces. Newly divorced, she is navigating suddenly becoming a single mother to her fourteen-year-old daughter. Emma, resentful about being uprooted from Chicago to LA and still reeling from the divorce, is generally giving her mother a hard time. Then Grace's best friend, Leeza, succumbs to breast cancer after a long battle, and Grace realizes that you don't get a second chance at life.
The girl of his dreams Donna Leon
As Commissario Guido Brunetti watches his mother buried, he takes some solace in the cloud dappled sky, the tops of the Venetian cypress trees, moving gently in the spring breezes. As ever, his wife Paola is at his side.
Super graphic : a visual guide to the comic book universe. Tim Leong
The comic book universe is adventurous, mystifying, and filled with heroes, villains, and cosplaying Comic-Con attendees. This book by one of Wired magazine's art directors traverses the graphic world.
The collaborator Margaret Leroy
As World War II draws closer and closer to Guernsey, Vivienne de la Mare knows that there will be sacrifices to be made. Not just for herself, but for her two young daughters and for her mother-in-law, for whom she cares while her husband is away fighting. What she does not expect is that she will fall in love with one of the enigmatic German soldiers who take up residence in the house next door to her home.
The drowning girl Margaret Leroy
A haunted child. A desperate mother. An unspeakable truth. 'She's my daughter, but in some weird way I feel she isn't really my child'. Young single mum Grace is drowning. Her little girl Sylvie is distant, troubled and prone to violent tantrums which the child psychiatrists blame on Grace. But Grace knows there's something more to what's happening to Sylvie.
The perfect mother Margaret Leroy
Catriona has the life she's always wanted - a loving husband, a delightful step-daughter, and her precious eight-year-old Daisy. But when Daisy gets sick and doesn't improve, authorities accuse Cat of harming the child through Munchausen's Syndrome by Proxy. Devastated, Cat struggles to cope with this Catch-22 nightmare.
Putting the Questions Differently Doris Lessing
The circus pony Alison Lester and Roland Harvey
In Currawong Creek, Australia, best friends Bonnie and Sam, who share a mutual love of horses, enhance their trick-riding skills when a traveling circus comes to town.
Noni the pony Alison Lester
Noni is the nicest pony any little child could ever hope to meet. A delightful new picture book for young children by the much-loved Alison Lester. Noni the Pony lives on a farm by the bay. She's friendly and funny and her best friends are Jac Dog and Coco the Cat. In the day time she gallops and canters and entertains the other farm animals, but sometimes at night, when the leaves sigh in the breeze, Noni gets spooked!
Racing the tide Alison Lester and Roland Harvey
Bonnie and Sam are best friends. No one loves horses the way they do. When Bonnie whispers to them, they understand, and Sam always knows if they need a drink, or a hug, or a race around the paddock. The girls ride together, whenever they can, and they have the best adventures, like the time they were sheep mustering at a farm near the coast, and sleeping out in a shepherd's hut. The girls discover abalone poachers' gear, and then have to rescue the men in a storm offshore.
Saving Mr Pinto Alison Lester and Roland Harvey
In this fourth Bonnie and Sam adventure, Bonnie and Sam are helping their friend Cheryl prepare for the Royal Show. There is so much to do and remember, but everything changes when Bonnie and Sam stumble on a neglected pinto pony - and it's Bonnie and Sam to the rescue!
Crimwife ; an insider's account of life behind bars. Tanya Levin
How far would you go for love? Some women commit crimes to help their lovers, while others spend years on the run. Tanya Levin gave up her career as a prison social worker to pursue romance with an inmate.
People in glass houses : an insider's story of life in & out of Hillsong. Tanya Levin
Tanya Levin grew up in the church that became Hillsong - the country's most ambitious, entrepreneurial and influential religious corporation. People in Glass Houses tells how a small Assemblies of God church in a suburban school hall became a multi-million dollar tax-free enterprise, a cult and a powerful force in Australia today.
Are we there yet? David Levithan
Tricked by their parents into taking a trip to Italy together, two brothers - one in high school and the other recently graduated from college - reflect on the directions of their own lives and on the distance that has grown between them.
Boy meets boy David Levithan
When Paul falls hard for Noah, he thinks he has found his one true love, but when things take a turn for the worse and Noah walks out of his life, Paul has to find a way to get him back and make everything right once more, in a tale about the up, downs, and dramas of teen relationships.
Scent of butterflies Dora Levy Mossanen
Such audacity she has, Soraya, a woman who dares to break free of the diamond-studded leash of her culture. A woman who refuses to accept the devastating betrayal her husband has perpetrated. A woman who refuses to forgive her best friend. Soraya turns her back on Iran, fleeing to America to plot her intricate revenge.
The betrayal Beverly Lewis
Abram Ebersol and wife, Ida, are raising their four daughters on a firm foundation of Plain traditions, and he expects the girls to carry on that heritage into the future, safe and secure in their cloistered Lancaster County community. But Sadie, the oldest daughter, has found little appeal in her Amish life compared to the lure of the "English" world surrounding them.
The Beverly Lewis Amish heritage cookbook Beverly Lewis
Amish recipes collected over the years by Beverly Lewis. Many are from her grandmother and other family members as well as dear friends from the Amish world she writes about with such power and authenticity. Now she lovingly shares these with her millions of readers who have come to treasure her fictional insights into Amish life.
The brethren Beverly Lewis
Annie Zook, the Amish preacher's daughter, is caught between two worlds. Living with shunned friend Esther, Annie longs to return to her forbidden art and the idyllic days spent with Englisher Ben Martin, before her father ordered her never to see him again.
The confession. Beverly Lewis
Katie Lapp has been torn from her close-knit Plain family and community in the painful ordeal known as the shunning. But as she strikes out into the strange and sometimes dangerous "English" world, she is unaware that the man she loves is planning to return to his Amish family - and to her.
The crossroad Beverly Lewis
Journalist Philip Bradley, having discovered the cause of Rachel Yoder's blindness, is compelled to learn what he can about the possibility for a cure, but Rachel has her own ideas about the way her vision might be restored.
The Englisher Beverly Lewis
Annie Zook, the preacher's daughter, struggles to keep her promise to her father - to abandon her art for a full six months. Will Annie's intention to join the Amish church be derailed by the attention of a handsome Englisher?
The forbidden Beverly Lewis
Caleb Yoder's father has forbidden him to court Nellie Fisher, but words alone cannot stop Caleb's love. Nellie, too, is torn. She longs to marry her Old Order beau but cannot ignore the gentle pull she feels toward the faith of her New Order family.
The longing Beverly Lewis
Although she still prays for Caleb, Nellie Mae Fisher has broken up with her beau, and now, her heart's greatest longing is for more knowledge of the Lord. Caleb must stay in Honeybrook as caretaker for his crippled father, but he hopes Nellie will return to the Old Order and to him.
The mercy. Beverly Lewis
Rose Kauffman pines for prodigal Nick Franco, the Bishop's foster son who left the Amish under a cloud of suspicion after his foster brother's death. His rebellion led to the "silencing" of their beloved Bishop. But is Nick really the rebel he appears to be? Rose's lingering feelings for her wayward friend refuse to fade, but she is frustrated that Nick won't return and make things right with the People. Nick avowed his love for Rose - but will he ever be willing to sacrifice modern life for her?
The parting Beverly Lewis
Amish teen Nellie Fisher's grief over the death of her sister, Suzy, in a drowning accident is just beginning to heal. It helps that Caleb Yoder has asked her to be his girl, and wedding bells ring in her imagination. Her baked goods shop also provides solace. But change blows through her Pennsylvania Amish community, threatening to divide families and thwart her newfound romance.
The postcard Beverly Lewis
Following a terrible accident in which she lost her husband, her son, and her unborn child, Rachel Yoder leads a reclusive life with her young daughter. Her soul is troubled and her eyesight has mysteriously dimmed. But the discovery of an old postcard, hidden for years, changes Rachel's world in this thought-provoking examination of the powers of faith and healing.
The preacher's daughter. Beverly Lewis
Annie Zook - the preacher's eldest daughter - is expected to join the Amish church, but at 20 she is 'still deciding.' Because of the strict rules that guide the Plain community, she must continually squelch her artistic passion, although it has become her solace.
The prodigal. Beverly Lewis
The devout Ebersols have faced sometimes-painful divisions and separations - if not geographical, those of the heart. Leah, possibly most of all, has borne losses and revelations that would have undone another whose faith was not firmly established in the God her beloved mother knew so fervently.
The reckoning. Beverly Lewis
Katherine Mayfield must find peace before she can embrace her first love again.
The redemption of Sarah Cain. Beverly Lewis
A modern woman, Sarah Cain had ridiculed her sister's choice of a plain life-style, which served only to intensify the lifelong rift between them. Now, twelve years later, Sarah is stunned by news of her sister's death and baffled by Ivy's choice of a guardian. How can Sarah sacrifice her career and her life in Portland to raise five Amish orphans?
The revelation. Beverly Lewis
Conclusion to the series spanning three generations in a quaint Old Order Amish community. A story of love, faith, and second chances featuring five courting-age sisters and their extended family that is both heartrending and uplifting.
The sacrifice. Beverly Lewis
Life in Gobbler's Knob was all Leah Ebersol ever wanted until her older sister Sadie abandoned faith and family, leaving Leah no choice but to believe the worst, that Sadie - and her own beloved Jonas - had betrayed her. Now, two years later, Leah still misses both Sadie and Jonas keenly. Because of her sister's shunning, she cannot contact either of them but hears through the grapevine that they are married.
The shunning. Beverly Lewis
When Katie Lapp finds the satin infant gown in the dusty leather trunk of her parents' attic, she knows it holds a secret she must discover. Why else would her Amish mother, a plain and simple woman who embraces the Old Order laws, hide the beautiful baby dress in the attic? But nothing could have prepared Katie for the startling news that stumbles out of her anguished parents on the eve of her wedding to Bishop John. Will Katie suddenly find herself a stranger in the community she has always called home?
The shunning. Beverly Lewis
When Katie Lapp finds the satin infant gown in the dusty leather trunk of her parents' attic, she knows it holds a secret she must discover. Why else would her Amish mother, a plain and simple woman who embraces the Old Order laws, hide the beautiful baby dress in the attic? But nothing could have prepared Katie for the startling news that stumbles out of her anguished parents on the eve of her wedding to Bishop John. Will Katie suddenly find herself a stranger in the community she has always called home?
The sunroom. Beverly Lewis
The story of a talented and passionate young pianist on the verge of adolescence who learns the devastating news of her mother's critical illness.
On the noodle road : from Beijing to Rome, with love and pasta. Jen Lin-Liu
A food writer travels the Silk Road, immersing herself in a moveable feast of foods and cultures and discovering some surprising truths about commitment, independence, and love.
After Everest : inside the private world of Edmund Hillary Paul Little with Carolyne Meng-Yee
Edmund Hillary is a towering figure among adventurers. His conquest of Everest and his dedication to the welfare of the Nepalese people is well known. While much has been written about what Sir Edmund Hillary did, 'Ed', the man behind the legend, is less well known in large part because he controlled how his story was told.
Bad dog, Digby! Claire Llewellyn
This is a series of 4 books at band 3 of the Start Reading programme. Pip's Pets is about Pip and his pets- Coco the cat, Digby the Dog, Sid and the snake and the perfect pet.
Cat nap Claire Llewellyn
This is a series of 4 books at band 3 of the Start Reading programme. Pip's Pets is about Pip and his pets- Coco the cat, Digby the Dog, Sid and the snake and the perfect pet.
A new pet Claire Llewellyn
This is a series of 4 books at band 3 of the Start Reading programme. Pip's Pets is about Pip and his pets- Coco the cat, Digby the Dog, Sid and the snake and the perfect pet.
Where is Sid? Claire Llewellyn
This is a series of 4 books at band 3 of the Start Reading programme. Pip's Pets is about Pip and his pets- Coco the cat, Digby the Dog, Sid and the snake and the perfect pet.
Death comes to the village. Catherine Lloyd
A wounded soldier and a rector's daughter discover strange goings-on in the sleepy village of Kurland St. Mary in Catherine Lloyd's charming Regency-set mystery debut. Major Robert Kurland has returned to the quiet vistas of his village home to recuperate from the horrors of Waterloo.
Inside story : from ABC foreign correspondent to Singapore prisoner #12988. Peter Lloyd
It is July 2008 at 8pm and one of ABC-TV's best-known foreign correspondents, Peter Lloyd, is being arrested on the streets of Singapore. And so begins a dramatic and highly publicised ordeal. In the years before this turning point in his life, it was Peter Lloyd doing the publicising.
Girls like us : fighting for a world where girls are not for sale, an activist finds her calling and heals herself. Rachel Lloyd
At thirteen, British-born Rachel Lloyd found herself spiraling into a life of torment and abuse. Vulnerable yet tough, she eventually ended up a victim of commercial sexual exploitation, until she broke free of the street and her pimp thanks to the help of a local church. But that was just the beginning.
Black water rising. Attica Locke
Jay Porter is hardly the lawyer he set out to be. His most promising client is a low-rent call girl and he runs his fledgling law practice out of a dingy strip mall. But he's long since made peace with not living the American Dream and carefully tucked away his darkest sins: the guns, the FBI file, the trial that nearly destroyed him. Houston, Texas, 1981.
The cutting season. Attica Locke
When the dead body of a young woman is found on the grounds of Belle Vie, the estate's manager, Caren Gray, launches her own investigation into Belle Vie's history, which leads her to a centuries old mystery involving the plantation's slave quarters and her own past.
Vanity Lucy Lord
Glamorous Poppy seems to have it all, and after a long tough year she is damn well going to enjoy it. But as Poppy's career in New York goes from strength to strength, her husband, Damian's takes a nosedive and she begins to wonder if love really can survive anything.
Beauty for ashes. Dorothy Love
After losing her husband in the Civil War, Carrie Daly is scared she will never have the family she longs for. Eligible bachelors are scarce in Hickory Ridge, Tennessee, but Carrie has found love.
Beyond all measure. Dorothy Love
Ada Wentworth may be young, but she's seen enough of life to know she can only rely on herself. Everyone including God it seems, has let her down. Having lost her family, her fiance, and her fortune, Ada journeys from Boston to Hickory Ridge, Tennessee, to take a position as a lady's companion. Though initially charmed by the pretty little Southern town tucked into the foothills of the great Smokies, Ada plans to stay only until she can earn enough to establish a millinery shop.
Every perfect gift. Dorothy Love
Sophie Caldwell has returned to Hickory Ridge, Tennessee, after years away. Despite the heartaches of her childhood, Sophie is determined to make a home, and a name, for herself in the growing town. A gifted writer, she plans to resurrect the local newspaper that so enchanted her as a girl.
Pearl Lowe's vintage craft Pearl Lowe
Vintage designer Pearl Lowe shows you how to create the authentic vintage look in your own home with her expert advice and simple craft projects.
How to be a people magnet Leil Lowndes
Making friends can be intimidating for anyone, especially if you are naturally shy. This can be an obstacle not only in social interactions but in romantic and work relationships as well. Now there is hope from communications expert Leil Lowndes's How to be a people magnet. The bestselling author of How to make anyone fall in love with you, Lowndes reveals specific and proven techniques for attracting friends and lovers and keeping them for life
Sixteen, sixty-one Natalie Lucas
Natalie Lucas was just 16 when she began a close relationship with an older family friend. Matthew opened Natalie's mind and heart to philosophy, literature and art. Within months they had begun an intense, erotic affair disguised as an innocent intergenerational friendship.
Modern art invasion : Picasso, Duchamp, and the 1913 Armory Show that scandalized America. Elizabeth Lunday
The story behind the 1913 Armory Show, the most important art exhibit in U.S. history. Held a century ago, in the winter of 1913, the show brought Modernism to America in an unprecedented display of 1300 works by artists including Picasso, Matisse, and Duchamp. Drawing from primary sources and setting the Armory Show into the context of American culture just before World War I, the book brings the exhibition and its era to vivid life.
Sweet hell on fire : a memoir of the prison I worked in and the prison I lived in. Sara Lunsford
Sara Lunsford helped cage the worst of the worst, from serial killers to sex criminals. At the end of every day, when she walked out the prison gate, she had to try to shed the horrors she witnessed but the darkness invaded every part of her life, no matter how much she tried to immerse herself in a liquor bottle. She couldn't hide from the things that hurt her, the things that made her bleed, the things that still rise up in the dark and choke her
The stealers of dreams. Steve Lyons
In the far future, the Doctor, Rose and Captain Jack find a world on which fiction has been outlawed. A world where it's a crime to tell stories, a crime to lie, a crime to hope, and a crime to dream. But now somebody is challenging the status quo. A pirate TV station urges people to fight back. And the Doctor wants to help until he sees how easily dreams can turn into nightmares. With one of his companions stalked by shadows and the other committed to an asylum, the Doctor is forced to admit that fiction can be dangerous after all. Though perhaps it is not as deadly as the truth.
Prisoners in the palace : how Victoria became queen with the help of her maid, a reporter, and a scoundrel : a novel of intrigue and romance. Michaela MacColl
Recently orphaned and destitute, seventeen-year-old Liza Hastings earns a position as a lady's maid to sixteen-year-old Princess Victoria at Kensington Palace in 1836, the year before Victoria becomes Queen of England.
Bogeys! Alan MacDonald
Join Bertie in three brand new stories, Bogeys!, Magic! and Potty!, as he's bribed by his mum to stop picking his nose, gets more than he bargained for with a magic trick and drives a museum potty on a school outing!
Fetch! Alan MacDonald
Join Bertie as he finds himself in the dog house over his new robot dog, mistakes the Queen for one of his gran's friends at a royal garden party and causes mayhem at his cousin's wedding.
Germs!. Alan MacDonald
Join Bertie in three hilarious new stories, "Germs!", "Stomp!" and "Babysitter!", as he attempts to catch sister Suzy's horrible illness, finds himself partnering Gran at a dancing competition and meets his match in the new babysitter who's even grubbier than he is!
Kiss!. Alan MacDonald
Join Bertie as he struggles to escape from the clutches of Angela Nicely, looks after the elderly class hamster, ends up with a star solo trumpet performance, even though he's never played one before...
Loo!. Alan MacDonald
Bertie finds himself desperate to go to the loo on the school coach.
Word After Word After Word Patricia MacLachlan
Sea thrillers : four books in one volume. Alistair MacLean
San Andreas: For a British hospital ship sailing deadly U-boat patrolled Norwegian waters, a nightmare of violence and betrayal has begun, a nerve-shredding game of sabotage in which an unknown traitor among the crew holds all the cards and who is determined to drive the San Andreas into the enemy's hands.The Golden Rendezvous: For Johnny Carter, Chief Officer on the SS Campari, the luxury cruise begins badly before getting much worse. Mounting tension on the ship explodes into violence as modern-day pirates move in for the kill.
Conspiracy of angels Laurence MacNaughton
Just out of prison, ex-convict Mitch Turner is determined to put his life back on track and find out the truth about his daughter's mysterious death. But when his daughter's best friend, Geneva, discovers a cryptic piece of top-secret technology, the two of them are thrust into the cross-hairs of a deadly living weapon. It's known only by a code name: Archangel.
Friends and then some Debbie Macomber
Lily Morrissey knows exactly what she wants in a husband: a big bank account. Not that she's greedy or shallow; she just needs the security for herself and her beloved grandmother. But husband-hunting is harder than she expected, especially with her best friend Jake in the way. In fact, Jake - who would be perfect for her if he weren't so committed to everything money can't buy - is becoming downright distracting, with those jade eyes and that disarming grin.
White lace and promises Debbie Macomber
Marrying Glenn Lambert was either the smartest thing Maggie Kingsbury has ever done or the craziest mistake of her life. Best friends as children, they went their separate ways until a chance encounter at a wedding inspires this spontaneous leap of faith. How could she resist the sweet spell of a moonlit night and whispers of devotion guaranteed to melt her heart?
The Blonde of the Joke Bennett Madison
Fast forward. Juliet Madison
Aspiring supermodel, Kelli Crawford seems destined to marry her hotshot boyfriend, but on her twenty-fifth birthday she wakes in the future as a fifty-year-old suburban housewife married to the now middle-aged high school nerd. Trapped in the opposite life of the one she wanted, Kelli is forced to re-evaluate her life and discover what is really important to her. Will she overcome the hilarious and heartbreaking challenges presented to her and get back to the body of her younger self? Or will she be stuck in the nightmare of hot flushes, demanding children, raunchy advances from her husband and hideous support underwear forever?
I dream of Johnny. Juliet Madison
Getting three wishes isn't all it's cracked up to be when an unfortunate spelling error in Mandy's high-tech magic lamp changes her wish for a Greek God to a Geek God. His fashion IQ is in the negatives, he's clingier than cling wrap, and he has a penchant for breaking into song at inappropriate moments. Before Mandy can request a replacement wish, she has to put up with him for twenty four hours, and the timing couldn't be worse.
The January wish. Juliet Madison
When Dr Sylvia Greene makes an impromptu wish at the Tarrin's Bay Wishing Festival, it's the most out of character action she can think of. Hers is not a life of wishes. Hers is a controlled life of order, plans and preparation ... of science and research and diagnosis and treatment. But her past has been weighing on her mind, and decisions made long ago have far-reaching consequences.
Starstruck in Seattle. Juliet Madison
Aspiring actress Anna Hilford might only have a small role in a leading television drama, but she longs to be dreamboat Karl Drake's leading lady. Sick of being loveless and overlooked, Anna seeks the help of intuitive love coach, Lulu, from LuluTheLoveAngel.com to give her the courage and determination to follow her destiny. But fate has different ideas, Lulu has undisclosed power, and Anna is about to realise that life happens while you're busy making plans.
Chelsea Mansions Barry Maitland
When Nancy Haynes, an elderly American tourist, is brutally murdered in a seemingly senseless attack after visiting the Chelsea Flower Show, DI Kathy Kolla suspects there is more to the case than first appears. When another occupant of the palatial Chelsea Mansions is murdered hot on the heels of the first - but this time a Russian oligarch - everybody wants to get involved. Is it a Litvinenko-style KGB assassination?
Spider trap Barry Maitland
When human bones are discovered in Cockpit Lane, a poor area of inner south London, DCI David Brock and DS Kathy Kolla of Scotland Yard are called in to investigate. The first twist in the case comes when Brock and Kolla learn that the victims died more than twenty years ago, during the Brixton riots, information that leads the two of them on a dangerous journey into the heart of the West Indian community in London.
The verge practice Barry Maitland
Following the murder of his young wife, Charles Verge, world famous architect and head of a very lucrative London practice, disappears without a trace. After four months of dead-end investigations, Chief Detective Inspector Brock and his team are called in to achieve the impossible: to find fresh leads and overlooked clues and to finally put an end to the much-discussed Verge mystery.
Stefano Manfredi's Italian food Stefano Manfredi
In 1961 the Manfredi family, father Luigi, mother Franca and sons Stefano and Franco, arrived in Australia from Lombardy in the north of Italy. Stefano brought the food and memories from the kitchen of his mother and grandmother, one of Lombardy's finest cooks, to his new home. Manfredi has been an award-winning chef and restaurateur since the early 1980s translating the flavours and recipes of his childhood into contemporary Italian food.
Salt grill : fine dining for the whole family. Luke Mangan
Luke Mangan opened his first Salt restaurant in Sydney in 1999, and there are now several Salt and Salt grill restaurants worldwide. Salt Grill brings together the signature dishes from these restaurants, alongside Luke's favourites.
Every breath Ellie Marney
Rachel Watts is an unwilling new arrival to Melbourne from the country. James Mycroft is her neighbour, an intriguingly troubled seventeen-year-old genius with a passion for forensics. Despite her misgivings, Rachel finds herself unable to resist Mycroft when he wants her help investigating a murder. And when Watts and Mycroft follow a trail to the cold-blooded killer, they find themselves in the lion's den - literally. A night at the zoo will never have quite the same meaning again.
Fit, fifty and fired up : one man's witty and inspiring account of taking a risk to chase a more joyful life. Nigel Marsh
Why do so many of us spend large parts of our life slogging our guts out at jobs we don't particularly like to buy things we don't particularly need? What's the point of having a family if we rarely spend time with them? Why can't our forties and fifties be up there with the best years of our lives?
Beatrice and Virgil Yann Martel
Destiny can take many shapes. For Henry, a writer struggling to finish a book about the Holocaust, it arrives in the form of a puzzling envelope from a stranger. The envelope takes him into a taxidermist's workshop. Filled with lovingly preserved animals from all corners of the globe, this place is unlike anywhere he has ever been.
Self Yann Martel
A fictional autobiography of a young writer which takes the reader to Canada, Portugal, Greece, Turkey and elsewhere. This story of love, sex and ambiguity is the first novel by the Canadian author of the award-winning short-story collection, "The Facts Behind the Helsinki Roccamatios".
Scent of roses Kat Martin
Elizabeth doesn't believe in ghosts. But this time she has no choice. Family counsellor Elizabeth Conner isn't sure what to think when Maria Santiago comes to her for help. Pregnant and terrified, Maria claims to be visited each night by the ghost of a little girl, warning her to flee. Her husband, Miguel, a migrant worker at Harcourt Farms in the San Joaquin Valley, dismisses her fears as hormonal changes.
The end games T Michael Martin
In the rural mountains of West Virginia, seventeen-year-old Michael Faris tries to protect his fragile younger brother from the horrors of the zombie apocalypse.
Ralph Masiello's Christmas drawing book Ralph Masiello
Starting with the snowman - a winter staple - Ralph guides budding illustrators through to the "Decoration Station" where step-by-step instructions teach them to draw trees, lights, ornaments, and wreaths. Then there's the fireplace and the stockings - not to mention Santa and Mrs. Claus and all their friends and helpers at the North Pole!
Ralph Masiello's dinosaur drawing book Ralph Masiello
Simple directions for drawing prehistoric animals and plants.
Superheroes : capes, cowls, and the creation of comic book culture. Laurence Maslon
Based on the three-part PBS documentary series Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle, this companion volume chronicles the epic history of the comic book industry, its greatest creators, and its greatest creations.
Growing and knowing annuals John Mason
This is a book for both home gardeners, students, gardeners or professional horticulturists.
Growing and knowing flowering bulbs John Mason
Learn to grow bulbs, how to plant and fertilise them, when and how to lift and store them and how to propagate them.
Learning : tips and insights for more successful studying. John Mason
By understanding yourself and how you learn best, you can make the most suitable decisions about how you should study. Some of us will find academic studying easier than others, some of us will find observation or experiential learning more beneficial than others.
Brumby Kathryn Massey
The Brumby holds a special place in the Australian psyche. Immortalised in films such as The Man from Snowy River and books like the Silver Brumby series, Brumbies epitomise the spirit of freedom and courage beloved by most Australians. Today, however, they face an uncertain future.
Broken angels Graham Masterton
In a freezing river in rural Cork, a black-cloaked figure lies bloated and lifeless. It is the body of a Catholic priest, and he's been bound, garrotted ... and castrated. Horrific stories about child abuse in the Church are only just coming to light in Ireland. So this must be a revenge killing by someone who couldn't face the courts.
White bones Graham Masterton
On an isolated farm in southern Ireland, a decades-old grave houses the dismembered bones of eleven women. Detective Superintendent Katie Maguire of the Irish Gardai is used to bloodshed, but these white bones speak of unimaginable butchery..
Baby love Joyce Maynard
In their New Hampshire community, Sandy, Jill, Tara, and Wanda are different from other teenage girls. Jill is pregnant, while the other three are already mothers. Sandy, at eighteen, is married. Tara, the product of a broken family, is raising her baby alone. Wanda, with her three-month-old, still manages to date despite the demands of motherhood.
From ashes Molly McAdams
Aside from her dad, Cassidy has only ever trusted one man: her best friend, Tyler. So of course she follows him to Texas when he leaves for college. She just didn't expect to be so drawn to their new roommate, Gage, a gorgeous guy with a husky Southern drawl. The only problem?
Stealing Harper Molly McAdams
Chase Grayson has never been interested in having a relationship that lasts longer than it takes for him and his date to get dressed again. But then he stumbles into a gray-eyed girl whose innocence pours off her, and everything changes. From the minute Harper opens her mouth to let him know just how much he disgusts her, he's hooked.
Little black dress Susan McBride
Two sisters whose lives seemed forever intertwined are torn apart when a magical little black dress gives each one a glimpse of an unavoidable future.
The Truth About Love and Lightning Susan McBride
As far as Gretchen Brink is concerned, the tornado that just ripped through her land has nothing on the storms of a different sort happening all around her. Her grown daughter, Abby, has returned home with news that she's pregnant, and no, she's not sure whether she's going to marry the father. A man with no memory
The curse of the jelly babies. Karen McCombie
Thing places a curse on the inhabitants of the new house that's been built over his old home. Ruby and Jackson find themselves up to their eyeballs in jellybabies, magic and BIG trouble...
The dreaded noodle-doodles. Karen McCombie
Thing comes to school, and Ruby and Jackson find themselves mixed up in a terrible tangle of noodle-doodles!
The great expanding guinea pig ; and, Beware of the Snowblobs! Karen McCombie
See what havoc Thing causes when Ruby and Jackson sneak it along on a trip to the petting zoo in The Great Expanding Guinea Pig. And in a seasonal spectacular, Thing helps Ruby and Jackson defeat some nasty bullies in Beware of the Snowblobs!
The legend of the Loch Ness lilo. Karen McCombie
Thing goes to a pool party and Ruby and Jackson find themselves face to face with an enormous inflatable monster.
The mummy that went moo Karen McCombie
Ruby and Jackson get the surprise of their lives when they discover a Thing living at the bottom of their gardens. But Thing is cute, and funny, even if sometimes when it upset it gets a bit ARRGHH! And that's when the trouble starts. Like the time Ruby and Jackson sneak Thing along with them on a school trip to the museum. In case you're wondering, it goes very, badly wrong...!
An indecent obsession Colleen McCullough
Dutiful and disciplined Sister Honour Langtry has sole charge of Ward X of a military hospital in the Pacific, caring for soldiers who are battle fatigued. The arrival of Sergeant Michael Wilson transforms the ward into a pressure cooker of emotion as Sister Honour is torn between duty and love.
Clearwater. Kim McCullough
Claire Sullivan quickly settles in to her new home at Clearwater Lake in northern Manitoba, especially once she befriends Jeff Carson, a quiet mixed-race loner who lives with his parents in the other half of the Sullivans' duplex. Together, the teens roam the wild, isolated beauty of the nearby lakeshore and forest, forging a deep friendship based on loyalty and trust.
Getting over Garrett Delaney Abby McDonald
Judy Moody. Megan McDonald
Third grader Judy Moody is in a first day of school bad mood until she gets an assignment to create a collage all about herself and begins creating her masterpiece, the Me collage.
Judy Moody around the world in 8 1/2 days Megan McDonald
Judy Moody's new friendship with Amy Namey causes problems with her old friends and the school project they are working on together.
Judy Moody declares independence Megan McDonald
After learning about the American Revolution on a family trip to Boston, Massachusetts, Judy Moody makes her own Declaration of Independence and tries to prove that she is responsible enough to have more freedoms, such as a higher allowance and her own bathroom.
Judy Moody gets famous!. Megan McDonald
When a third grade classmate gets her picture in the paper for winning a spelling bee, Judy is determined to find a way to become famous herself.
Judy Moody, girl detective. Megan McDonald
When a puppy who is being trained as a police dog goes missing, third-grader Judy forms a detective agency to solve the mystery, imitating her literary heroine, Nancy Drew.
Judy Moody goes to college Megan McDonald
When her substitute teacher realizes she is struggling in math, Judy is sent to a math tutor at the local college and soon is completely into the spirit of college life.
Judy Moody predicts the future. Megan McDonald
After Judy obtains a mood ring, she tries to convince herself and her third-grade classmates that she can predict the future.
Judy Moody saves the world Megan McDonald
Judy's learning about the environment in class. When she hears about the threats to the rainforest and endangered species - not to mention her own family's poor recycling habits - Judy's soon in the mood to whip the planet into shape. She decides that her class needs a way to replace the trees they destroy for pencils. One bottle drive later and they've raised enough money to plant a hundred trees and won the Giraffe award - for sticking their necks out for a good cause!
Anonymous Bride Vickie McDonough
Second Chance Brides Vickie McDonough
You Had Me At Hello, How We Met Mhairi McFarlane
Alfred Hitchcock : a life in darkness and light. Patrick McGilligan
A portrait of the filmmaker traces his career and numerous works, noting his role in the establishment of industry standards and the characteristics most associated with his persona, while offering insight into his private, professional, and family life.
The big man William McIlvanney
The big man is Dan Scoular, a legend of physical prowess in a decaying Ayrshire mining community. When a bare-knuckle fight offers both money and a purpose, he finds it turns into a monumental struggle to keep his heritage and integrity intact.
Docherty William McIlvanney
At the end of 1903, in working-class town in the West of Scotland, Tam Docherty's youngest son, Conn is born. Tam is determined that life and the pits won't swallow up his boy the way it has him. Courageous and questioning, Docherty emerges as a leader of almost indomitable strength, but in a close-knit community tradition is a powerful opponent.
The kiln William McIlvanney
Tom Docherty was seventeen in the summer of 1955. With school behind him and a summer job at a brick works, Tom had his whole life before him. Years later, alone in a rented flat in Edinburgh and lost in memories, Tom recalls the intellectual and sexual awakening of his youth. In looking back, Tom discovers that only by understanding where he comes from can he make sense of his life as it is now.
Remedy is none William McIlvanney
Winner of the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize Charlie Grant, an intense young student at Glasgow University watches his father die. Overwhelmed by the memory of this humble yet dignified death, Charlie is left to face his own fierce resentment for his adulterous mother.
Weekend William McIlvanney
In a Victorian mansion hotel on a Scottish island, a group of English Literature lecturers and students from Glasgow gather for a study weekend, though studying is not exactly what some of them have in mind. This novel illustrates how humans are driven by animal instincts, but have the mental capacity to analyse, harness and rue them.
Holiday in Cambodia Laura Jean McKay
In Holiday in Cambodia Laura Jean McKay explores the electric zone where local and foreign lives meet. There are tender, funny moments of tentative understanding, as well as devastating re-imaginings of a troubled history. Three backpackers board a train, ignoring the danger signs - and find themselves in the hands of the Khmer Rouge.
Bridge of scarlet leaves. Kristina McMorris
Los Angeles, 1941. Violinist Maddie Kern's life seemed destined to unfold with the predictable elegance of a Bach concerto. Then she fell in love with Lane Moritomo. Her brother's best friend, Lane is the handsome, ambitious son of Japanese immigrants. Maddie was prepared for disapproval from their families, but when Pearl Harbor is bombed the day after she and Lane elope, the full force of their decision becomes apparent.
The pieces we keep. Kristina McMorris
Two years have done little to ease veterinarian Audra Hughes's grief over her husband's untimely death. Eager for a fresh start, Audra plans to leave Portland for a new job in Philadelphia. Her seven-year-old son, Jack, seems apprehensive about flying - but it's just the beginning of an anxiety that grows to consume him. As Jack's fears continue to surface in recurring and violent nightmares, Audra hardly recognizes the introverted boy he has become.
The girl with the cardboard port. Judith L McNeil
Judy McNeil is only fourteen when her father dies in a railway accident. Penniless and with nowhere to live, her mother is forced to take Judy and her five siblings to seek a new life in Brisbane, where she quickly remarries and Judy's life takes a dramatic turn for the worse. Fleeing to Sydney after attempting to kill her stepfather, all she has are a few belongings in a cardboard port, or suitcase. Judy falls in love with a Singaporean man named Richard, but her dreams of happiness are soon dashed. He sends her to live with his family in Singapore while he remains behind in Australia.
Too bold to die : the making of Australian war heroes. Ian McPhedran
From Gallipoli to Afghanistan, many Australians have been awarded military honours for acts of selfless courage. Others have missed out. Bestselling author Ian McPhedran uncovers new stories of extreme bravery in action from WWII to today, and hears from those on the front line about what courage really means.
Princesses behaving badly : real stories from history without the fairy-tale endings. Linda Rodriguez McRobbie
You think you know her story. You've read the Brothers Grimm, you've watched the Disney cartoons, you cheered as these virtuous women lived happily ever after. But the lives of real princesses couldn't be more different. Sure, many were graceful and benevolent leaders - but just as many were ruthless in their quest for power, and all of them had skeletons rattling in their royal closets. Princess Stephanie von Hohenlohe was a Nazi spy.
Easter Bunny murder Leslie Meier
Spring has sprung in Tinker's Cove, and Lucy Stone has a mile-long to-do list from painting eggs with her grandson, to preparing the perfect Easter feast, to reviving her garden after a long, cold winter, she hardly has time to search for a killer with a deadly case of spring fever.
English tea murder Leslie Meier
Between a busy family and reporting for the Pennysaver, Lucy Stone could use a break. So when her friend Pam tells her about a trip to England sponsored by Winchester College, she jumps at the chance. Then tour leader George Temple suffers an asthma attack mid-flight, and dies. In London, as Lucy and her pals try to forget their harrowing journey, his replacement arrives. And Lucy begins to notice some peculiar behaviour among the tour group.
Mother's Day murder Leslie Meier
Reporter Lucy Stone, of Tinker's Cove, Maine, uncovers some icky revelations about Bart Hume, a philandering cardiac surgeon, as she investigates a shooting murder connected to a suspicious accident fatality and the disappearance of a teen youth counsellor. Along the way, Lucy and Sara, Lucy's high school freshman daughter, are caught in a deadly game of cat and mouse with the killer.
St. Patrick's Day murder Leslie Meier
In the town of Tinker's Cove, Maine, the body of barkeep Old Dan Malone is found floating in the town's icy harbour, forcing Lucy Stone, the Pennysaver newspaper's intrepid reporter, to solve this murder before the St. Patrick's Day celebrations begin.
Wicked witch murder Leslie Meier
As the air turns crisp and the trees blaze red and gold in the tiny town of Tinker's Cove, Maine, a newcomer arrives who seems to suit the Halloween season. Diana Ravenscroft has just opened Solstice, a charming little shop featuring candles, crystals, jewelry, and psychic readings. But after an unnervingly accurate reading by Diana, Lucy starts to get a little spooked.
Madapple Christina Meldrum
A girl who has been brought up in near isolation is thrown into a twisted web of family secrets and religious fundamentalism when her mother dies and she goes to live with relatives she never knew she had.
Vatican waltz. Roland Merullo
Cynthia Piantedosi lives a quiet, unassuming life outside of Boston, guided by her Catholic faith. When she loses her beloved grandmother, she begins experiencing "spells" of such intense spiritual intimacy that she wonders about her sanity. Devoted to her elderly father and not particularly interested in dating and socializing, she develops a deep friendship with her parish priest.
The Tudors : the complete story of England's most notorious dynasty. G J Meyer
The bookstore. Deborah Meyler
Ardent and Idealistic, Esme Garland has arrived in Manhattan with a scholarship to study art history at Columbia University. When she falls in love with New York blue-blood Mitchell van Leuven, with his penchant for all things erotic, life seems to be clear sailing, until a thin blue line signals stormy times ahead.
1989, the Berlin Wall : my part in its downfall. Peter Millar
Peter Millar was in the middle of the event, literally: caught in Checkpoint Charlie between bemused East German border guards and drunk western revellers prematurely celebrating the end of an era.
Coal Creek Alex Miller
Bobby Blue is caught between loyalty to his only friend, Ben Tobin, and his boss, Daniel Collins, the new Constable at Mount Hay. 'Ben was not a big man but he was strong and quick as a snake. He had his own breed of pony that was just like him, stocky and reliable on their feet.'
Reading in the wild : the book whisperer's keys to cultivating lifelong reading habits Donalyn Miller with Susan Kelley
Teaching students to become lifelong readers A companion to the bestselling The Book Whisperer, Reading in the Wild explores whether or not we are truly instilling lifelong reading habits in our students and provides practical strategies for teaching "wild" reading. Based on survey responses from over 900 adult readers and classroom feedback, Reading in the Wild offers solid advice and strategies on how to develop, encourage and assess key lifelong reading habits, including dedicating time for reading, planning for future reading, and defining oneself as a reader.
Dr. Seuss goes to war : the World War II editorial cartoons of Theodor Seuss Geisel Richard H Minear
A collection of, and commentary on, Dr. Seuss' work as an editorial cartoonist during World War II for the New York daily newspaper PM.
Beyond Belief Jenna Miscavige Hill
The Pavlova Omnibus Austin Mitchell
A letter from Luisa Rowena Mohr
Luisa is running the school fete like clockwork - until it snowballs disastrously out of control!
Lucien James Moloney
Silvermay Hawker has crammed more adventure into her seventeenth year than others manage in a lifetime. She has also found Tamlyn, the man she wants to spend the rest of her lifetime with, but first the pair must fulfill the promise they made to a dear friend.
The dark water Helen Moorhouse
Gabriel MacKenzie is a man on the edge. Troubled by the ghosts he suddenly cannot see and haunted by one he can't escape, it's his turn to seek help from old friend Martha Armstrong and her partner Will. Who is the strange young man that leaves him mysterious messages in his apartment and that watches him sleep at night?
Buddhaland Brooklyn Richard C Morais
Oda's boyhood is spent fishing in clear mountain streams, picking plums, and helping his parents run the family's village inn on the slopes of Mount Nagata. But at age eleven, his parents hand him over to the monks at the nearby Buddhist monastery.
Monty Python speaks! David Morgan
In their official oral history, founding members John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones, and Michael Palin take readers behind the scenes in this no-holds-barred look at their lives and unforgettable comic works like "The Spanish Inquisition," "Dead Parrot," Monty Python's Life of Brian, Monty Python and the Holy Grail (inspiration for the hit Broadway musical Spamalot), and many, many more, with never-before-seen photos and rare interviews from friends and collaborators.
Plus one is a lucky number Teresa F Morgan
Sophie's going to a wedding where the invite is strictly plus one... but with her single girl status not exactly fitting in with the bridesmaid dress code, and the best man being none other than the ex she would rather forget, Sophie needs a favour and she needs it fast! Luckily for Sophie, her dreamy but distant co-worker Adam Reid owes their mutual friend James big time...and his gorgeousness more than fills the role of the 'Perfect Boyfriend'!
The icing on the cake : delicious memories of family and food. Annabel Morley
With her grandmother the society beauty Dame Gladys Cooper, and her father the renowned actor Robert Morley CBE, Annabel Morley was always going to lead an extraordinary life. Evoking an English childhood from a bygone era, Annabel Morley brings back to life the magic and charm of growing up in a bohemian artistic and quintessentially English family.
Of lions and unicorns : a lifetime of tales from the master storyteller. Michael Morpurgo
The most comprehensive and definitive Michael Morpurgo collection ever, this gorgeous hardback edition features twenty-five enchanting short stories by the nation's favourite storytelleras well as extracts from twenty-five of his best-loved novels.
Outlaw Michael Morpurgo
A twelve-year-old boy dreams about the life and adventures of Robin Hood who lived in Sherwood Forest as an outlaw dedicated to fighting tyranny.
Sparrow Michael Morpurgo
While sitting on the riverbank in the ancient French city of Orleans, seventeen-year-old Eloise hears a voice which relates the adventures and struggles of the medieval heroine, Joan of Arc, as she fights to free France by driving out the English.
The pursuit of laughter Diana Mosley
Like her five literary sisters, Diana Mitford has written widely not only on her own fascinating, controversial life, but has recorded her intimately-placed observations of friends who also happened to have been leading political and social figures of the day. The majority of these scintillating articles circulated privately to a small group of people are published for the very first time in this volume.
The bridges of Constantine Ahlem Mosteghanemi
Khaled, a former revolutionary in the Algerian war of liberation has been in self-exile in Paris for two decades, disgusted by the corruption that now riddles the country he once fought for. He has become a celebrated painter, and at the opening of one of his exhibitions, Hayat, the daughter of his old revolutionary commander, unexpectedly reenters Khaled's life.
Underbelly. Squizzy Andy Muir
The epic story of Australia's the first superstar gangster of the 20th Century Joseph Theodore Leslie Taylor, known to all as 'Squizzy', was a man whose relentless quest for power knew no boundaries. Now a major Nine Network TV series.
Modern holiday : deck the halls with 18 sewing projects - quilts, stockings, decorations & more. Amanda Murphy
Henrietta gets a letter Martine Murray
When Henrietta sets a trap for 'something' under her bed, she finds a teeny tiny person with wings. It's Mabel May Hissop, a fairy with boyfriend trouble. With Mabel's special silver key and an invitation to the Big Bunch of Small Creatures Ball, Henrietta opens the door to a very sparkly adventure.
Mannie and the long brave day Martine Murray
Mannie is going on an adventure. She's taking her favourite elephant Lulliput and her doll Strawberry Luca. And she hasn't forgotten her special box of secret things, just in case the adventure gets adventurous.
Archetypes : who are you? Caroline M Myss
Have you ever wondered why you are drawn to certain people, ideas, or products and turned off by others? Are you constantly searching for something you can't put your finger on, or wondering whether you are living a life that truly fits?. In Archetypes: Who Are You?, New York Times best-selling author Caroline Myss delves into the world of archetypes, which have been the subject of her work for more than 25 years. Archetypes are universal patterns of behaviour that, once discovered, help you better understand yourself and your place in the world. In short, knowing your archetypes can transform your life.
No turning back Beverley Naidoo
Unable to cope with his step-father beating up on him when he gets drunk, Sipho runs away from home and goes to live on the streets of Johannesburg with other homeless black children.
Abandoned child Kitty Neale
Penny's childhood was spent in the shadows of her mother's business schemes, feeling alone and unimportant. It fell to Lorna, her mother's acquaintance, to take care of the lonely little girl, but the rejection always cut deep. When Penny turns sixteen and tragedy strikes, Lorna's cousin Maureen, a feisty ex-stripper from London, strides into her life.
The rocket and the Reich : Peenemunde and the coming of the ballistic missile era. Michael J Neufeld
Launched by the Third Reich in late 1944, the first ballistic missile, the V-2, fell on London, Paris, and Antwerp after covering nearly two hundred miles in five minutes. It was a stunning achievement, one that heralded a new age of ballistic missiles and space launch vehicles. Michael J. Neufeld gives the first comprehensive and accurate account of the story behind one of the greatest engineering feats of World War II.
Leftovers Stella Newman
A novel about friendship, hope and the power of pasta from the bestselling author of Pear Shaped. According to a magazine, Susie is a 'Leftover' - a post Bridget-Jones 30 something who has neither her dream man, job, nor home. She doesn't even own six matching dinner plates. According to her friend Rebecca, Susie needs to get over her ex, Jake, start online dating - or at least stop being so rude to every guy who tries to chat her up. But Susie's got a plan. If she can just make it the 307 days till her promotion and bonus, she can finally quit and pursue her dream career in food, then surely everything else will fall into place. If only her love life wasn't so complicated...A sharp, witty and refreshing novel about love, friendship and enjoying what's left on the table.
The loving stitch : a history of knitting and spinning in New Zealand. Heather Halcrow Nicholson
Tsunami and the Single Girl Krissy Nicholson
Bittersweet Shauna Niequist
Twelve years a slave Solomon Northup
The harrowing account of a black man, born free in New York State, who was drugged, kidnapped, and sold into slavery in 1841. Having no way to contact his family, and fearing for his life if he told the truth, Solomon Northup was sold from plantation to plantation in Louisiana, toiling under cruel masters for twelve years before meeting Samuel Bass, a Canadian who finally put him in touch with his family, and helped start the process to regain his freedom.
The unwanted visitor Liss Norton
Creepy Castle is a series of four books at Turquoise Band 7 of the Start Reading programme. The stories follow Skelly Nelly and Bony Tony and their adventures at Creepy Castle.
The scrapper Brendan O'Carroll
Dublin boxer Sparrow McCabe has the Spanish contender on the floor. The World Featherweight title is his for the taking. But something stops Sparrow from throwing that final punch and suddenly it’s all over. Fifteen years later Sparrow is working as a driver for the gangster Simon Williams, trying to turn a blind eye to the scams, the extortion rackets and the rough justice handed out by Williams and his heavies. Then murder enters the picture and Sparrow decides to take a stand. This is one fight he cannot lose.
Monster and chips David O'Connell
Meet the strange customers and sample the foul-food served up at Fuzzby's monster diner.
Silevethiel. Andi O'Connor
Following her father's murder, Princess Irewen Donriel is betrayed and left for dead in the forests of Mistwood. Rescued by the elf prince, Laegon Elendell, Irewen awakes an exile with no home, no country, and no people. But as the horrific memories of murder and betrayal return, she realizes the nightmare is only beginning. The world of Vaelinel is failing - its fate bound to her in ways no one fully understands.
Ben's BBQ bible. Ben O'Donoghue
Covering everything from juicy meats like Mexican suckling pig, Singapore chilli crab, Moreton Bay bugs with figs and pancetta kebabs to succulent vegetarian dishes like Artichokes with lemon, honey, thyme and almond or Grilled Haloumi with lemon and mint - with Ben's BBQ Bible, your friends will be talking about your cooking for years.
The man who is Mrs Brown David O'Dornan
When Brendan O'Carroll, creator and star of Mrs Brown's Boys, stood on stage to collect his first BAFTA for the phenomenally successful comedy series in 2012, it marked a new milestone in his incredible career. Finally, he was being acknowledged as a worldwide sensation in his role as the irrepressible 'Mammy' Agnes Brown.
Blake : leadership lessons from a great New Zealander. Mark Orams
New Zealand lost one of its favourite sons when Sir Peter Blake was shot and killed in the Amazon in late 2001. Blake had become a icon after leading New Zealand to victory in the 1995 and 2000 America's Cups, following earlier successes in the Whitbread Round the World Race and Jules Verne Challenge.
Eat your dinner! David Orme
Start Reading is a new series of highly enjoyable books for beginning readers at KS1. They have been carefully graded to correspond to the Book Bands now widely used in schools. This enables readers to be sure that they choose books that match their own ability. There is very careful and gentle graduation from Band to Band.
Peeling the onion Wendy Orr
Following an automobile accident in which her neck is broken, a teenage karate champion begins a long and painful recovery with the help of her family.
Ghost child. Caroline Overington
On 11 November 1982, police were called to a housing estate an hour west of Melbourne. In the lounge room of an otherwise ordinary brick veneer home, they found a five-year-old boy lying on the carpet. His arms were by his sides, his palms flat. The paramedics could see no obvious signs of trauma other than an almost imperceptible indentation to the boy's skull, but he died the next day.
I came to say goodbye Caroline Overington
It was four o'clock in the morning. A young woman pushed through the hospital doors. Staff would later say they thought the woman was a new mother, returning to her child - and in a way, she was. She walked into the nursery, where a baby girl lay sleeping. The infant didn't wake when the woman placed her gently in the shopping bag she had brought with her. There is CCTV footage of what happened next, and most Australians would have seen it, either on the internet or the news. The woman walked out to the car park, towards an old Corolla. For a moment, she held the child gently against her breast and, with her eyes closed, she smelled her. She then clipped the infant into the car, got in and drove off. That is where the footage ends. It isn't where the story ends, however. It's not even where the story starts.
The sky manifest. Brian Panhuyzen
A dark and riveting journey of one man in a broken world With nothing left to lose, Nathan Soderquist is moving west; his wife is dead, his infant daughter too, all because of a kiss and a snowstorm and his failure to prevent distant consequences. In his desperate isolation, he commits acts of violence, cowardice, nobility, and bravery as he passes through vacant landscapes and encounters beguiling characters. A road accident leaves his body broken, and his convalescence plumbs the depths of addiction. Relentless in his need to bridge epic distances, his journey moves from car to bicycle to foot as his anger grows, spurring a desire for revenge.
Kilts and kraken. Cindy Spencer Pape
Magnus, Baron Findlay, longs to bring the wonders of the steam age to his remote island home, but his hands are full fighting the vicious kraken ravaging the coast. When he's swept to sea during battle and washes up on the shore of an isle in the Hebrides, he is near death. Struggling to establish herself as one of the first female physicians in Edinburgh, Dr. Geneva MacKay is annoyed when The Order of the Round Table sends her north to care for an injured Highlander.
Steam & sorcery. Cindy Spencer Pape
Sir Merrick Hadrian hunts monsters, both human and supernatural. A Knight of the Order of the Round Table, his use of magic and the technologies of steam power have made him both respected and feared. But his considerable skills are useless in the face of his greatest challenge, guardianship of five unusual children. At a loss, Merrick enlists the aid of a governess.
Gated. Amy Christine Parker
Lyla Hamilton is a loyal member of the Community. Her family was happy to be chosen by Pioneer, the Community's charismatic leader, to join such an idyllic gated community. Here, life seems perfect. But after meeting an outsider boy, Lyla starts questioning Pioneer, her friends, her family - everything. And if there's one thing not allowed in the Community, it's doubt. As Pioneer cleverly manipulates his flock toward disaster, the real question is: Will Lyla follow him over the edge?
Home another way. Christa Parrish
After her mother's death and her father's abandonment, tiny infant Sarah Graham was left to be raised by her emotionally distant grandmother. As a child she turned to music for solace and even gained entrance to Juilliard. But her potentially brilliant music career ended with an unplanned pregnancy and the stillborn birth of her child.
Stones for bread. Christa Parrish
Liesl McNamara's life can be described in one word: bread. From her earliest memory, her mother and grandmother passed down the mystery of baking and the importance of this deceptively simple food. And now, as the owner of Wild Rise bake house, Liesl spends every day up to her elbows in dough, nourishing and perfecting her craft. But the simple life she has cultivated is becoming quite complicated.
Watch over me. Christa Parrish
A Christian novel about love rediscovered as a couple reconnect over caring for an abandoned child.
Just like fate Cat Patrick and Suzanne Young
When her best friend invites her to a party one fateful Friday night, Caroline has to choose between staying by her beloved gram's side for what might be her final hours, or taking the chance and living her life. The consequences of this one decision will split Caroline's fate into two separate paths - and she is about to live them both. But there's only one happy ending...
The magical Peppers and the great vanishing act Sian Pattenden
The Magical Pepper twins Esme and Monty are back with their Uncle Potty again - a professional magician, with a knack of getting himself - and the twins - into trouble! Potty's been asked to perform for the Queen at the Monolith Museum in London. But in a museum full of Egyptian mummies, and secret passageways, and enchanted crystal skulls, you can be sure things won't go to plan.
The magical Peppers and the island of invention Sian Pattenden
The Pepper twins, Esme and Monty and their uncle Potty have been summoned to the Sea Spray Theatre on the end of Crab Pie Pier. They're on a mission to keep the old theatre from closing and must perform the show of a lifetime to reel in the crowds. But not everyone wants the theatre to survive and a certain someone is determined to sabotage the show, whatever the cost.
The Peppers and the International Magic Guys Sian Pattenden
The Pepper twins Esme and Monty are spending the summer holidays with their bumbling Uncle Potty. Potty is an enthusiastic member of the International Magic Guys organisation so when it is threatened with closure the twins must use every trick in the book to save it... But no one can find the book, the escapologist is all tied up and the human cannonball has put Potty's assistant out of action. Can the twins still pull off the performance of a lifetime?
Chill factor Stuart Pawson
When salesman Tony Silkstone confesses to murder, the top brass of the Heckley police are keen to convict and close the lurid case. But Detective Inspector Charlie Priest is not convinced that things are as simple as they seem. A hitman turns up in town, a juvenile car thief wreaks havoc and Charlie complicates matters further when he starts dating one of his colleagues. As links between his case and another murder emerge, Charlie pursues the trail and finds himself faced with questions about his own friends and his feelings towards them.
Grief encounters. Stuart Pawson
The monthly superintendents' meetings never hold much excitement for DI Charlie Priest, but this time he is in for a surprise. DCS Colin Swainby is to resign, quietly and without fuss, because certain allegations have been made against him. Allegations involving a woman, and it's not his wife. When MP Edward Gross finds himself similarly compromised, he also opts for a quiet exit, but his has a far more permanent outcome. Priest knows there must be a connection - he has to prove it before the body count starts escalating.
Last reminder. Stuart Pawson
Detective Inspector Charlie Priest’s day hasn’t started well. Late for the first time in twenty years, thanks to a hangover, he’s got a grisly workload to face. Hartley Goodrich has been found dead in his armchair, right beside the flowerpot that caused the gaping gash to his head. There’s little doubt that this was murder, and when Charlie discovers that Hartley’s financial advice had lost his clients a small fortune, there’s no shortage of suspects either. But is the case all it seems?
Laughing boy. Stuart Pawson
Laura Heeley was just an average mother of two, but at the age of thirty-eight her life was swiftly taken from her, stabbed in the back on her way home from bingo. Colinette Jones was a popular, attractive and intelligent student, but she has been strangled, her body dumped on the roadside. What is the connection between the two victims?
Limestone cowboy. Stuart Pawson
The sun is shining in Heckley, and DI Charlie Priest is wise-cracking his way through the daily routine. Work is, if not quite relaxed, at least stress-free. The biggest case on the books? A petty thief pinching underwear from the washing-lines of unsuspecting housewives. Charlie's pretty confident he can handle it. But all good things come to an end and it's not long before the clouds roll in. Two people nearly die after eating contaminated food from a local supermarket. The media is alerted, a national scare ensues and it's clear that if Charlie doesn't act fast he could be dealing with a murder enquiry.
The mushroom man. Stuart Pawson
When Georgina, the eight-year-old daughter of a local businessman, goes missing, Charlie and his colleagues soon start to fear the worst. And there’s something about the distraught father that doesn’t add up. Life is further complicated when it seems a killer is targeting clergymen. The murderer’s unusual calling card is Charlie’s only clue?Who is the Mushroom Man?
Over the edge Stuart Pawson
Joe Crozier, a businessman with a decidedly shady past, is enjoying a pleasant evening, but the congenial atmosphere is shattered when his host yet again tries to persuade hime to sell his nightclub, the Painted Pony. Refusing this time, however, means Joe takes a silent and deadly dip in the nearby river.
Shooting Elvis. Stuart Pawson
Acting DCI Charlie Priest and his reliable crew at Heckley Police Headquarters are presented with a bizarre murder that leads to the discovery of low-tech industrial espionage. But is selling your employer’s confidential records enough to warrant a particularly sadistic murder?
Some by fire. Stuart Pawson
Charlie Priest was a newly promoted sergeant on the Leeds force when he was called to the scene of a tragic fire. Twenty years on, a new lead emerges and he has the chance to reopen the investigation - but meanwhile he’s got trouble with a cheeky gang of burglars.
The Ultimate Doctor Who Quiz Book Adam Pearson
A Bedtime Kiss for Chester Raccoon Audrey Penn
Chester Raccoon and the Acorn Full of Memories Audrey Penn
A Kiss Goodbye Audrey Penn
The Kissing Hand Audrey Penn
Beauty and the beast Charles Perrault
This comic book adaptation of the classic tale is re-issued as an e-book.
An Enormous Yes Wendy Perriam
Wendy Perriam Wendy Perriam
Paragon walk Anne Perry
In the affluent London street of Paragon Walk, an unspeakable and baffling crime was committed: a young woman was raped and murdered. Once again the incomparable team of Inspector Thomas Pitt and his wife, Charlotte, set themselves against a vicious murderer. As the elegant masks of the aristocratic suspects begin to slip, it became appallingly clear that something ugly lurked behind the handsome facades of Paragon Walk - something that could lead to more scandal, more murder.
Rutland Place : a Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novel. Anne Perry
When her mother asks her help in finding a lost locket with a compromising picture, neither Charlotte Pitt, nor her mother, has any idea that the locket may be at the center of a bizarre chain of events leading to murder. Arriving at her mother's home at Rutland Place, Charlotte discovers that other residents of the exclusive neighborhood have also suffered similar small thefts.
Simply good food Neil Perry
Renowned Australian chef Neil Perry presents a collection of the simple, produce-driven recipes he likes to cook for friends and family. The featured dishes are influenced by many different cuisines, but they are all an expression of Neil Perry's belief in cooking with top-quality, sustainably produced, seasonal ingredients.
Horrie the War Dog Roland Perry
Adventures with the Wife in Space Neil Perryman
The miner's lady Tracie Peterson
When Chantel's sister falls in love with a sworn enemy in their 1890s iron-mining community, will Chantel's attempts to aid the couple result in a romance of her own?
The quarryman's bride Tracie Peterson
Historical romance series Land of Shining Water is set in 1890s Minnesota; Emmalyne and Tavin are separated by duty yet bonded by love, daring to dream that God could change the hearts of those keeping them apart.
Alice Munro Brenda Pfaus
The Ghost House Helen Phifer
Settlers : New Zealand immigrants from England, Ireland & Scotland, 1800-1945 Jock Phillips
Who were our Pakeha ancestors? Where did they come from, what class were they, what jobs did they do, and what of their religion? Using individual examples of immigrants and their families, historian Jock Phillips gives us new insights into the origins of our Kiwi identity.
It had to be you Susan Elizabeth Phillips
The Windy City isn't quite ready for Phoebe Somerville - the outrageous, curvaceous New York knockout who has just inherited the Chicago Stars football team. And Phoebe is definitely not prepared for the Stars' head coach Dan Celebow, a sexist jock taskmaster with a one-track mind. Celebow is everything Phoebe abhors. And the sexy new boss is everything Dan despises - a meddling bimbo who doesn't know a pigskin from a pitcher's mound.
The Last Whisper in the Dark Tom Piccirilli
Monkeys in My Garden Valerie Pixley
The body of Christopher Creed. Carol Plum-Ucci
Torey Adams, a high school junior with a seemingly perfect life, struggles with doubts and questions surrounding the mysterious disappearance of the class outcast.
So much it hurts. Monique Polak
Iris is an aspiring actress, so when Mick, a well-known visiting Aussie director, takes an interest in her, she's flattered. He's fourteen years older, attractive, smart, charming and sexy - in other words, nothing like her hapless ex-boyfriend, Tommy. But when Iris and Mick start a secret relationship, she soon witnesses Mick's darker side, and his temper frightens her.
Hanging Judge Michael Ponsor
Seven Flowers Jennifer Potter
Amina: Through my Eyes J L Powers
Maskerade Terry Pratchett
I thought: opera, how hard can it be? Songs. Pretty girls dancing. Nice scenery. Lots of people handing over cash. Got to be better than the cut-throat world of yoghurt, I thought.
Monstrous regiment Terry Pratchett
It was a sudden strange fancy, and now Polly Perks, in her brother's clothes and her hair cut off, has joined up to fight for her country. But who is the enemy? What is she really fighting for? War teaches you a lot, she finds, when it turns out that you joined the Monstrous Regiment.
A ring through time Felicity Pulman
Since moving to Norfolk Island with her family, Allie Bennett has been feeling increasingly alone. The instant attraction that occurs between Allie and her classmate, Noah O'Brien, is threatened when he keeps reminding her that she is descended from John Bennett, the brutal commandant who oversaw the penal colony 150 years ago and made the lives of the convicts, including Noah's ancestor, a living hell.
Her Father's Daughter Alice Pung
Eating for the seasons : cooking for health and happiness. Janella Purcell
Dangerous gifts. Mary Jo Putney
A shy mortal girl rashly accepts a faery lord's offer of beauty and charm. Then he comes to claim a terrible price’the loss of her new love and everything she holds dear.
Surrender Seduction Amanda Quick
Vivaldi's virgins Barbara Quick
A story of longing and intrigue, half-told truths and toxic lies, Vivaldi's Virgins unfolds through the eyes of Anna Maria dal Violin, one of the elite musicians cloistered in the foundling home where Antonio Vivaldi - known as the Red Priest of Venice - is maestro and composer. Fourteen-year-old Anna Maria, abandoned at the Ospedale della Pieta as an infant, is determined to find out who she is and where she came from.
Flip Flop Dana M Rau
I Am in Charge of Me Dana Meachen Rau
Look Dana Meachen Rau
Shhhh Dana Meachen Rau
Soft and Smooth, Rough and Bumpy Dana Meachen Rau
Tired of Waiting Dana Meachen Rau
Yum Dana Meachen Rau
The Sontaran Games Jacqueline Rayner
Dear Mr. Knightley Katherine Reay
Constable around the village. Nicholas Rhea
As he settles into the village life of Aidensfield, North Yorkshire, Police Constable Nick Rhea begins to understand the complexities of rural law enforcement, much of with proves to be very unofficial but highly effective. We hear of his dilemmas as he is torn between his desire to prove the crippled Sidney Chapman's dog innocent of sheep-worrying, and the need to do his duty.
A voice in the wind. Francine Rivers
This first book in the classic best-selling Mark of the Lion series brings readers back to the first century and introduces them to a character they will never forget - Hadassah. Torn by her love for a handsome aristocrat, a young slave girl clings to her faith in the living God for deliverance from the forces of decadent Rome.
Ghost Moon Karen Robards
Heartbreaker Karen Robards
Hunter's Moon Karen Robards
Maggy's Child Karen Robards
Nobody's Angel Karen Robards
The Senator's Wife Karen Robards
This Side of Heaven Karen Robards
Walking After Midnight Karen Robards
Timeless adventures Brian J Robb
This critical history of Doctor Who covers the series 45 years, from the creation of the show to its triumph as Britain's #1 TV drama. Opening with an in-depth account of the creation of the series within the BBC of the early 1960s, each decade of the show is tackled through a unique political and pop cultural historical viewpoint, exploring the links between contemporary Britain and the stories Doctor Who told, and how such links kept the show popular with a mass television audience.
Timeless adventures. Brian J Robb
This critical history of Doctor Who covers 50 years of the series, from the creation of the show to its triumph as Britain's #1 TV drama.
The Boy Detective Roger Rosenblatt
Dr. Bird's advice for sad poets. Evan Roskos
A sixteen-year-old boy wrestling with depression and anxiety tries to cope by writing poems, reciting Walt Whitman, hugging trees, and figuring out why his sister has been kicked out of the house.
The Gin & Chowder Club Nan Parson Rossiter
The friendship between the Coleman and Shepherd families is as old and comfortable as the neighboring houses they occupy each summer on Cape Cod. Samuel and Sarah Coleman love those warm months by the water; the evenings spent on their porch, enjoying gin and tonics, good conversation and homemade clam chowder. Here they've watched their sons, Isaac and Asa, grow into fine young men, and watched, too, as Nate Shepherd, aching with grief at the loss of his first wife, finally found love again with the much younger Noelle.
Malarky Anakana Schofield
Heist Robert Schofield
The Highland series. Amanda Scott
A special four-in-one edition of Amanda Scott's Highland Series, in which forbidden passion has never been more dangerous - or more irresistible!
Lord Abberley's nemesis Amanda Scott
When Miss Margaret Caldecourt returns to her ancestral English country manor from Vienna to care for her late brother's six-year-old son and heir, Timothy, she learns that unscrupulous relatives threaten his birthright. Immediately she seeks help from her childhood friend and Timothy's newly named guardian, the handsome Adam Fortescue, sixth Earl of Abberley. But Abberley, through reckless pleasure-seeking, has brought scandal to his name, let his estate fall to ruin, and is in no condition to help.
The Girl from Station X Elisa Segrave
A History of the Dora Camp Andre Sellier
The concrete river. John Shannon
Jack Liffey lost his job, and then his wife and daughter. All he had left was his ability to track down missing children, so he set up as a detective specializing in kidnappings.
Nate the Great and the big sniff Marjorie Weinman Sharmat and Mitchell Sharmat
Nate the Great follows the clues to find his lost dog, Sludge, in a department store.
Nate the Great on the Owl Express Marjorie Weinman Sharmat and Mitchell Sharmat
Are you afraid of the dark?. Sidney Sheldon
In New York, Denver, Paris and Berlin, four people die in apparent accidents. Two of the widows find themselves under ruthless attack and are thrown together for mutual protection. Diane Stevens is an affluent artist, while Kelly Harris is an African-American model who grew up in poverty and believed she had at last found safety and contentment in her marriage to a brilliant scientist. Are the women being targeted because one of them is a prosecution witness at a famous criminal trial? Or is there a connection to the mystery behind their husbands' deaths?
Bloodline. Sidney Sheldon
The daughter of a rich and powerful father, Elizabeth Roffe is young, beautiful - and sole heir to a billion dollar fortune. Then tragedy strikes. Her father is killed in a freak accident and Elizabeth must take command of his mighty global empire, the pharmaceutical company Roffe and Sons. It makes Elizabeth the richest girl in the world.
Master of the game. Sidney Sheldon
Kate Blackwell is one of the richest and most powerful women in the world. She is an enigma, a woman surrounded by a thousand unanswered questions. Her father was a diamond prospector who struck it rich beyond his wildest dreams.
The other side of midnight. Sidney Sheldon
A naive American wife finds herself caught in a game of terror, passion, and revenge.
Rage of angels. Sidney Sheldon
Jennifer - brilliant, beautiful, an attorney on the way up until the Mafia's schemes win her the hatred of an implacable enemy - and a love more destructive than hate.
The sky is falling. Sidney Sheldon
A TV anchorwoman's investigative instincts tell her that a brutal series of murders are linked, and she travels the world to prove it. But the closer she comes to uncovering the truth, the more she realizes her own life is in jeopardy.
The Amateur Science of Love Craig Sherborne
Hoi Polloi Craig Sherborne
Muck Craig Sherborne
A wife for Mr. Darcy. Mary Lydon Simonsen
When Mr. Darcy realizes he insulted Miss Elizabeth Bennet at the Meryton Assembly, he feels duty bound to seek her out and apologize. But instead of meekly accepting his apology, Elizabeth stands up to him, and Darcy realizes with a shock that she is a very different type of lady than he is used to.
Man made Boy. Jon Skovron
Sixteen-year-old Boy's never left home. When you're the son of Frankenstein's monster and the Bride, it's tough to go out in public, unless you want to draw the attention of a torch-wielding mob. And since Boy and his family live in a secret enclave of monsters hidden under Times Square, it's important they maintain a low profile.
2000 kisses Christina Skye
P.R. whiz Tess O'Mara is burned out. She's looking for a change. Something wild and crazy. The year 2000 has arrived. And that's when the trouble begins. A computer glitch has deposited one million dollars into her bank account. Problem is, it's somebody else's money, somebody who's willing to kill to find it - and Tess has already spent a big chunk of it on a new wardrobe and a powder-blue Mercedes convertible.
West Country Murders Nicola Sly
Trains and tovers Alexander McCall Smith
In the words of Alexander McCall Smith: 'You feel the rocking of the train, you hear the sound of its wheels on the rails; you are in the world rather than suspended somewhere above it. And sometimes there are conversations to be had, which is what the overarching story in this collection is all about. It is a simple device: people brought together entertain one another with tales of what happened to them on trains. It takes place on a journey I frequently make myself and know well, the journey between Edinburgh and London. It is best read on a train, preferably that one.'
As green as grass : growing up before, during and after the Second World War. Emma Smith
Uprooted from her beloved Great Western Beach, Emma Smith moves with her family from Newquay to the Devonshire village of Crapstone. But the dust has hardly settled when tragedy strikes, and Emma's father, a DSO-decorated hero of the Great War, is so frustrated by the hardship of life as a lowly bank clerk and by his thwarted artistic ambitions that he suffers a catastrophic breakdown from which disaster Emma's resourceful mother rallies courageously. Then, in 1939, the war again becomes a reality. Emma's pretty sister Pam at once enlists with the WAAF and Jim, her politically minded brother, after initially declaring himself a pacifist, joins the RAF. But what should Emma, aged only sixteen, do?
Maidens' trip : a wartime adventure on the Grand Union Canal. Emma Smith
In 1943 Emma Smith joined the Grand Union Canal Carrying Company under their wartime scheme of employing women to replace the boaters. She set out with two friends on a big adventure: three eighteen-year-olds, freed from a middle-class background, precipitated into the boating fraternity.
Wild Awake Hilary T Smith
Welcome to the Jungle Hilary Smith
Guests on Earth : a novel. Lee Smith
It is 1936 when orphaned thirteen-year-old Evalina Toussaint is admitted to Highland Hospital in Asheville, North Carolina, a mental institution known for its innovative treatments for nervous disorders and addictions. Taken under the wing of the hospital's most notable patient, Zelda Fitzgerald, Evalina witnesses the cascading events leading up to the tragic fire of 1948 that killed nine women in a locked ward, Zelda among them.
When did you see her last? Lemony Snicket
In the fading town of Stain'd-by-the-Sea, young apprentice Lemony Snicket has a new case to solve when he and his chaperone are hired to find a missing girl. Is the girl a runaway? Or was she kidnapped? Was she seen last at the grocery store? Or could she have stopped at the diner? Is it really any of your business? These are All The Wrong Questions.
Genie and Paul. Natasha Soobramanien
On the night Tropical Cyclone Kalunde first gathered force, destruction of another kind hit twenty-six-year-old Genie Lallan and her life in London: after a night out with her brother she wakes up in hospital to discover that he's disappeared. Where has Paul gone and why did he abandon her at the club where she collapsed?
The sign of the beaver. Elizabeth George Speare
Left alone to guard the family's wilderness home in eighteenth-century Maine, a boy is hard-pressed to survive until local Indians teach him their skills.
Cold Hearts Gunnar Staalesen
Tender Buttons Gertrude Stein
Three Lives Gertrude Stein
Wars I Have Seen Gertrude Stein
An American spy Olen Steinhauer
When the CIA's Department of Tourism is dismantled by an elaborate Chinese intelligence scheme that has caused numerous agent deaths, survivor Milo Weaver is placed at risk by his former boss, Alan Drummond, who uses one of Milo's aliases to exact revenge.
The Nearest Exit Olen Steinhauer
My big dog Janet Stevens and Susan Stevens Crummel
Merl the cat's pampered life is turned upside down when a golden retriever puppy moves into the house.
Casanova's Women Judith Summers
If It's Not One Thing, It's Your Mother Julia Sweeney
Messy Miranda Jeff Szpirglas
Motorcycles and sweetgrass. Drew Hayden Taylor
Otter Lake is a sleepy Anishnawbe community where little happens. Until the day a handsome stranger pulls up astride a 1953 Indian Chief motorcycle - and turns Otter Lake completely upside down.
Origami holiday decorations : for Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa. Florence Temko
Beautify your home or classroom for Christmas, Hanukkah, or Kwanzaa with elegant original folded paper ornaments by the grande dame of origami, Florence Temko! These 25 designs will please discriminating tastes but are simple enough for newcomers to origami or as crafts projects for youngsters.
The hiding place Corrie Ten Boom
The amazing story of Corrie ten Boom, a heroine of the Dutch Resistance who helped Jews escape from the Nazis and became one of the most remarkable evangelists of the 20th century, is told in her classic memoir, now retold for a new generation.
The flirt ; The debutante ; The perfume collector. Kathleen Tessaro
The flirt: 'Unique situation available for attractive, well mannered, reasonably educated young man. Hours irregular. Pay generous. Discretion a must.'
Three Houses Angela Thirkell
Verbal judo : the gentle art of persuasion. George J. Thompson and Jerry B. Jenkins
Improve communication, resolve conflicts, and avoid the most common conversational disasters through simple, easily remembered strategies that deflect and redirect negative behaviour. Verbal judo is the martial art of the mind and mouth that can show you how to be better prepared in every verbal encounter.
Verbal judo : the gentle art of persuasion. George J. Thompson and Jerry B. Jenkins
Improve communication, resolve conflicts, and avoid the most common conversational disasters through simple, easily remembered strategies that deflect and redirect negative behaviour. Verbal judo is the martial art of the mind and mouth that can show you how to be better prepared in every verbal encounter. Listen and speak more effectively, engage people through empathy (the most powerful word in the English language), avoid the most common conversational disasters, and use proven strategies that allow you to successfully communicate your point of view and take the upper hand in most disputes.
Blaze Duo Vicki Lewis Thompson
Lies You Wanted to Hear James Whitfield Thomson
Tunnel rats the larrikin Aussie legends who discovered the Vietcong's secret weapon Jimmy Thomson with Sandy MacGregor.
Much of the material in this book, including interviews with the men of 3 Field Troop, was originally gathered by author Jimmy Thomson for Sandy MacGregor's self-published book 'No need for heroes'. Sandy has since added material from his own archives and research, which has been included in this version of the story, now presented as a military history rather than a personal memoir.
Equilibrium Lorrie Thomson
Confessions of a Mediocre Widow Catherine Tidd
Cold comfort. Charles Todd
It's 1915, and the Great War is barely six months old. Lieutenant Ian Rutledge has left behind his career at Scotland Yard and is now serving in France. He's temporarily with the sappers - men digging underground tunnels toward the German lines to set off explosions under the enemy trenches. In his sector, Rutledge and his men set their charges and get out of the tunnel as fast as possible.
Mr Todiwala's Bombay : recipes and memories from India. Cyrus Todiwala
To Cyrus, Mumbai will always be Bombay: the jostling, colourful city of his childhood and the land that cultivated his passion for food. Join Cyrus and his wife Pervin on a bustling culinary jaunt around one of the world's most exciting and mysterious places.
The Ambleside Alibi Rebecca Tope
The Windermere Witness Rebecca Tope
Just Between Us JH Trumble
Where You Are JH Trumble
Doctor Who Mike Tucker
All good things. Sarah Turnbull
For many people, finding the love of your life and moving to Paris would come pretty close to having it all. Having shared her story in the bestselling Almost French, Sarah Turnbull seemed to have had more than her fair share of dreams come true. But there was still one dream she was beginning to fear might be impossible.
1912 Chris Turney
Undisputed truth : my autobiography Mike Tyson with Larry Sloman
A bare-knuckled, tell-all memoir from Mike Tyson, the onetime heavyweight champion of the world and a legend both in and out of the ring.
The Paler Shade of Autumn Jacquie Underdown
Sugar and spice. Jean Ure
Ruth is not enjoying her new school. Things were fine at her junior school, but here at Parkfield High, if you're not in a gang you're no one. Even her old mates don't want to know her any more and the bullies are making her life a misery. Enter Shayanne, the new girl.
The Bad Birthday Idea Madeline Valentine
Childhood at Court, 1819-1914 John Van der Kiste
Dearest Vicky, Darling Fritz John Van der Kiste
The Little Book of Cornwall John Van der Kiste
The Romanovs 1818-1959 John Van der Kiste
Sons, Servants and Statesmen John Van der Kiste
Surrey Murders John Van der Kiste
Western Europe Ryan Ver Berkmoes et al
Lonely Planet Western Europe is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Sip fine wine in a Parisian cafe, explore the ruins of Rome or party through the night in the bars of Berlin; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Western Europe and begin your journey now!
Double Negative Ivan Vladislavic
An unexpected grace Kristin Von Kreisler
From bestselling author Kristin von Kreisler comes a poignant, uplifting novel of one woman's journey to healing, and the surprising soul mate that helps guide her there. Lila Elliot knows she's lucky. A shooting rampage at her office left several colleagues dead and others seriously wounded. Lila's injuries will heal in time. Yet though she gratefully retreats to her best friend's house to recuperate, Lila can't quite move past her fear and anger. Being drafted into caring for Grace - a shaggy, formerly abused golden retriever - only adds to her stress.
Life without mimits : how to live a ridiculously good life. Nick Vujicic
Life Without Limits is the story of gutsy Nick Vujicic, an amazing 28-year-old Aussie born without arms or legs who is now an internationally successful inspirational speaker. Packed full of wisdom, testimonials of his faith and laugh-out-loud humour, Nick tells of life in his 'Chesty Bond' body, his visit to Africa at the age of 20 where he gave away $20,000 of his life savings to the poor, and raised another $20,000 for them on the side, and how he learned to surf, skateboard, dive and more.
Matters of the heart : a history of interracial marriage in New Zealand. Angela Wanhalla
'A history of the intimate relations between Maori and Pakeha, and the intersections of public policy and private life' - Publisher.
Apartment in Athens Glenway Wescott
The Apple Orchard Susan Wiggs
Candlelight Christmas Susan Wiggs
The Drifter Susan Wiggs
The Strength of Bone Lucie Wilk
P.S. Be eleven Rita Williams-Garcia
The Gaither sisters are back in Brooklyn, where changes large and small come to their household as they grow up during the turbulent 1960s.
The Start of Everything Emily Winslow
The Whole World Emily Winslow
Countdown City Ben H Winters
The last song. Eva Wiseman
Spain had been one of the world's most tolerant societies for eight hundred years, but that way of life was wiped out by the Inquisition. Isabel's family feels safe from the terrors, torture, and burnings. After all, her father is a respected physician in the court of Ferdinand and Isabella. Isabel was raised as a Catholic and doesn't know that her family's Jewish roots may be a death sentence. When her father is arrested by Torquemada, the Grand Inquisitor, she makes a desperate plan to save his life - and her own.
One-Woman Farm Jenna Woginrich
The interrupted tale Maryrose Wood
Miss Penelope Lumley receives an invitation to speak at the annual Celebrate Alumnae Knowledge Exposition (or CAKE) at the Swanburne Academy for Poor Bright Females. Optoomuchstic as ever, Penelope hopes to give her CAKE talk, see some old friends, and show off the Incorrigible children to Miss Mortimer, but instead she finds her beloved school in an uproar.
How the Beatles Rocked the Kremlin Leslie Woodhead
What really matters : 7 lessons for living from the stories of the dying. Karen M Wyatt
A hospice physician relates stories about the end-of-life spiritual wisdom of several dying patients and their families in order to offer seven profound lessons to change one's perspective toward suffering, life, and death.
Optimum health the Paleo way Claire Yates
In Optimum Health the Paleo Way, Paleo nutritionist Claire Yates explains clearly why bad health is on the increase and how the Paleo lifestyle (not 'diet') can help. Along the way, you'll also discover the truth about fats, carbs, protein and fibre, and how you can use 'food as medicine' to improve and then maintain your health.
Starting with Max : how a wise dog gave me strength and inspiration. Ying Ying
Starting a new life in a new city, in a new country, Ying Ying and her family adopt a stray dog, the much loved Max. As changes in Ying Ying's life bring frustration and sadness as well as surprise and joy, quite unexpectedly she realises that what remains most constant in her life is her dog. Starting with Max captures the journey of a migrant in mid-life crisis struggling to come to terms with her new identity in a foreign land.
Turkish meze Sevtap Yuce
Turkish Meze explores the joy and abundance of homestyle sharing plates. Drawing on Sevtap Yces rich heritage, this book contains eighty delicious recipes for Turkish sharing plates from classics to more modern interpretations, but always with Sevtaps nod to flavour and simplicity.
The Sarah Zettel collection. Sarah Zettel
A special collection bringing together four of Sarah Zettel's captivating novels that span the galaxy.
Frozen in time : an epic story of survival and a modern quest for lost heroes of World War II. Mitchell Zuckoff
In Nov. 1942 a U.S. cargo plane crashed into the Greenland ice cap, the B-17 sent on the search-and-rescue mission got caught in a storm and also crashed, miraculously all nine men aboard survived. A second rescue operation was launched, but the plane, the Grumman Duck, flew into a storm and vanished.