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An Amish cradle.
In his father's arms: Ruth Anne Zook is excited that she and her best friend are due with their children the same week. But when Ruth Anne's baby is born with Down Syndrome, she and her husband struggle to understand God's plan.
An Amish second Christmas.
Second Christmas is a time of family, fun, and tradition in Amish communities. Come celebrate this special time with four heart-warming Amish romances.
Sherlock Holmes. 2.3, The hound of the Baskervilles.
Young Dr Mortimer ventures from Devonshire to Baker Street, with news of the death of his friend, Sir Charles Baskerville. Can it really be that the grisly legend of the Hound of the Baskervilles might have something to do with the case? Holmes will have none of it, but even he must accept that dark forces are at work. Darks forces that it seems Dr Watson must face alone…
Sherlock Holmes. 2.2, The reification of Hans Gerber
When one of the Maugham family meets an untimely death, it seems almost impossible to work out who the murderer might be, until a distant relative of the family comes to light. With the arrival of Hans Gerber, the case becomes even more confusing…
The counterfeit heiress. Tasha Alexander
After an odd encounter at a grand masquerade ball, Lady Emily becomes embroiled in the murder investigation of one of the guests, a sometime actress trying to pass herself off as the mysterious heiress and world traveller Estella Lamar. Emily and Colin's investigation of this double mystery takes them from London to Paris, where, along with their friend Cecile, they must scour the darkest corners of the city in search of the truth.
Paths of the dead. Lin Anderson
When Amy MacKenzie agrees to attend a meeting at a local spiritualist church, the last person she expects to hear calling to her from beyond the grave is her son. The son whom she'd only spoken to an hour before. Then the body of a young man is found inside a Neolithic stone circle high above the city of Glasgow and forensic scientist Rhona MacLeod is soon on the case. DI Michael McNab is certain it's a gangland murder, but Rhona isn't convinced. When a second body is found in similar circumstances, a pattern begins to emerge, of a killer intent on masterminding a gruesome Druidic game that everyone will be forced to play …
Swift R. J. Anderson
Ivy sensed the stone hurtling towards her and rolled - too late. Heat scored across her back in a blaze of dazzling pain. The ground spiralled to meet her, and she knew it would only be seconds before she hit… Ivy is a determined young faery, living in an abandoned tin mine with her clan. In a cruel twist of fate she was born without wings, and she longs to fly like the others. When she meets an enigmatic stranger, he seems to offer an answer. But there is more to him than meets the eye - and more secrets in Ivy's world than she ever realised.
Keep me safe. Maya Banks
When Caleb Devereaux's younger sister is kidnapped, the scion of a powerful and wealthy family turns to an unlikely source for help: a beautiful and sensitive woman with a gift for finding answers others cannot. While Ramie can connect to victims and locate them by feeling their pain, her ability comes with a price. Every time she uses it, it costs her a piece of herself.
Voyage to the volcano. Tom Banks
Stanley, Rasmussen and the rest of the Great Galloon crew on their way to the greatest party ever held: Count Heinz-Marie von Forbes-Martinez of Eisberg's birthday party. Can he attend the party and be reunited with his beloved?
The terrible two Mac Barnett, Jory John
When master prankster Miles Murphy moves to sleepy Yawnee Valley, he challenges the local mystery prankster in an epic battle of tricks, but soon the two join forces to pull off the biggest prank ever seen.
Radiance of tomorrow. Ishmael Beah
In the aftermath of the war in Sierra Leone, a village comes together to regain the beauty of life as it was in the past.
I remember you. Cathleen Davitt Bell
Lucas and Juliet couldn't be more different from each other. But from the moment Lucas sees Juliet, he swears he remembers their first kiss. Their first dance. Their first fight. He even knows what's going to happen between them - not because he can predict the future, but because he claims to have already lived it. Juliet doesn't know whether to be afraid for herself or for Lucas.
Blood royal. Vanora Bennett
The story of a great queen, a woman of enormous courage who made her own rules, and a true survivor. Catherine de Valois, daughter of the French king, is born in troubled times. Catherine is married off to Henry V as part of a treaty honouring his victory over France, and is destined to be a trophy wife. Within two years she is widowed, and mother of the future King of England and France - even though her brother has already claimed the French crown for himself. To save her son, and herself, she must turn away from her love and all that is familiar and safe to find another way forward.
The people's queen. Vanora Bennett
Set in late fourteenth century England. The king's mistress, Alice Perrers, becomes the virtual ruler of the country from his sickbed. Her strong connections to the merchants make her a natural ally for the king's ambitious second son, John of Gaunt. Together they create a powerful position in the city for one of his henchmen, Geoffrey Chaucer.
The White Russian. Vanora Bennett
Evie, a rebellious young American leaves New York in search of art and adventure in jazz-age Paris, where her grandmother lives. But on arrival, her grandmother's death leaves Evie compelled to carry out her dying wish: to find a man from her past called Zhenya. The quest leads Evie deep into the heart of the Russian émigré community of Paris.
Glittering promises. Lisa Tawn. Bergren
For Cora Kensington, the Grand Tour was to be the trip of a lifetime. She discovered the family she never knew she had and may have even found the love she longs for in Will. As she glimpses the end of the tour, Cora knows it's time to decide who and what defines her.
The last ship. William Brinkley
The unimaginable has happened: the world has been plunged into all-out nuclear war. Sailing near the Arctic Circle, the USS Nathan James is relatively unscathed, but the future is grim and Captain Thomas is facing mutiny from the tattered remnants of his crew. With civilisation in ruins, he urges those that remain - 152 men and 26 women - to pull together in search of land. Once they reach safety, however, the men and women on board realise that they are the earth's last remaining survivors - and they've all been exposed to radiation. When none of the women seems able to conceive, fear sets in. Will this be the end of humankind?
Smaller faster lighter denser cheaper : how innovation keeps proving the catastrophists wrong. Robert Bryce
In the face of today's environmental and economic challenges, doomsayers preach that the only way to stave off disaster is for humans to reverse course: to de-industrialize, re-localize, ban the use of modern energy sources and forswear prosperity. But in this provocative and optimistic rebuke to the catastrophists, Robert Bryce shows how innovation and the inexorable human desire to make things Smaller Faster Lighter Denser Cheaper is providing consumers with Cheaper and more abundant energy, Faster computing, Lighter vehicles, and a myriad of other goods. That same desire is fostering unprecedented prosperity, greater liberty, and yes, better environmental protection.
The sweet spot : how to find your groove at home and work Christine Carter
Learn to step off life's treadmill and hit your stride. Carter found herself caught up in the busyness of modern life: too many conflicting obligations and not enough time, energy, or patience to get everything done. Her goal was not to live a stress-free life, but rather to build stress resilience and find a quicker path to calm and confidence. Her trials and errors are our reward.
Brief encounters : conversations, magic moments, and assorted hijinks. Dick Cavett
Dick Cavett is back, sharing his reflections and reminiscences about Hollywood legends, American cultural icons, and the absurdities of everyday life
Murder tightly knit. Vannetta Chapman
In a town where Amish and Englisch mingle every day, a grisly murder leads to mutual suspicion. Can Amber and Hannah find the killer before fear unravels the community … or he strikes again. Even before she heard of Owen Esch's death, Hannah Troyer knew something was amiss at The Cat's Meow yarn shop. The store has been closing at odd times, the ever-dependable Mary isn't always at her post … and an Englisch man has been seen loitering around back. Now, as leaves of brown, gold, and orange blanket Middlebury, Indiana, Owen lies dead on the Pumpkinvine Trail. The only clues to the murderer's identity point in two very different directions, one of them leading right to The Cat's Meow. The police call in a federal investigator, but Hannah and Village manager Amber Bowman are in no mood to wait for them to figure out what they already know - that no one from the Amish Village could have killed Owen Esch. Amber and Hannah will need to work quickly to solve the murder mystery and bring harmony back to the Amish community.
Just take my heart. Mary Higgins Clark
Emily Wallace, an attractive thirty-two-year-old assistant prosecutor and heart-transplant recipient, is given a plum assignment - the murder trial of theatrical agent Gregg Aldrich, accused of murdering his wife. During the trial, Emily experiences sentiments that defy all reason and continue after Gregg Aldrich's fate is decided by the jury. In the meantime, she does not realise that her own life is now at risk.
Sherlock Holmes : Holmes and the Ripper. Series 1, episode 3. Brian Clemens
When mockingbirds sing. Billy Coffey
Leah is a child from Away, isolated from her peers because of her stutter. But then she begins painting scenes that are epic in scope, brilliant in detail, and suffused with rich, prophetic imagery. When the event foreshadowed in the first painting dramatically comes true, the town of Mattingly takes notice. Leah attributes her ability to foretell the future to an invisible friend she calls the Rainbow Man. Some of the townsfolk are enchanted with her. Others fear her. But there is one thing they all agree on - there is no such thing as the Rainbow Man. Her father, the town psychologist, is falling apart over his inability to heal his daughter… or fix his marriage. And the town minister is unravelled by the notion that a mere child with no formal training may be hearing from God more clearly than he does. While the town bickers over what to do with this strange child, the content of Leah's paintings grows darker. Still, Leah insists that the Rainbow Man's heart is pure. But then a dramatic and tragic turn of events leaves the town reeling and places everyone's lives in danger. Now the people of Mattingly face a single choice: Will they cling to what they know…or embrace the things Leah believes in that cannot be seen?
The Andy Cohen diaries : a deep look at a shallow year. Andy Cohen
As a TV producer and host of the smash late night show Watch What Happens Live, Andy Cohen has a front row seat to an exciting world not many get to see. In this dishy, detailed diary of one year in his life, Andy goes out on the town, drops names, hosts a ton of shows, becomes co-dependent with Real Housewives, makes trouble, calls his mum, drops some more names, and, while searching for love, finds it with a dog. We learn everything from which celebrity peed in her WWHL dressing room to which Housewives are causing trouble and how. Nothing is off limits - including dating. We see Andy at home and with close friends and family (including his beloved and unforgettable mum). Throughout, Andy tells us not only what goes down, but exactly what he thinks about it. Inspired by the diaries of another celebrity-obsessed Andy (Warhol), this honest, irreverent, and laugh-out-loud funny book is a one-of-a-kind account of the whos and whats of pop culture in the 21st century.
By nightfall. Michael Cunningham
Peter and Rebecca Harris - mid-forties denizens of Manhattan's SoHo, he a dealer, she an editor - are admirable, enviable contemporary urbanites with every reason, it seems, to be happy. Then Rebecca's much younger look-alike brother, Ethan (known in the family as Mizzy, "the mistake"), shows up for a visit.
The cat ate my gymsuit. Paula Danziger
When the unconventional English teacher who helped her conquer many of her feelings of insecurity is fired, a junior high student uses her new found courage to campaign for the teacher's reinstatement.
Say yes to the marquess. Tessa Dare
After eight years of waiting for Piers Brandon, the wandering Marquess of Granville, to set a wedding date, Clio Whitmore has had enough. She's inherited a castle, scraped together some pride, and made plans to break her engagement. Not if Rafe Brandon can help it. A ruthless prize-fighter and notorious rake, Rafe is determined that Clio will marry his brother, even if he has to plan the dratted wedding himself. So how does a hardened fighter cure a reluctant bride's cold feet?
Sherlock Holmes. 1.1, The last act David Stuart Davies
It is 1916 and Sherlock Holmes has returned to his rooms in Baker Street after attending the funeral of his long time associate, Dr John H. Watson. Holmes reflects on the old days and comes to realise that not only was there so much that he had shared with Watson in his lifetime but also there was so much that he had not revealed to him: things he had kept hidden, including his deep affection for his friend. Imagining that Watson is present, Holmes addresses this failing and touches on aspects of past cases and the various characters he encountered during his investigations, including "The Woman" Irene Adler and Professor Moriarty.
Sherlock Holmes. 1.2, The death and life David Stuart Davies
Haunted by the tag of 'the Sherlock Holmes man' and tired of his catchpenny detective creation, author Arthur Conan Doyle employs the services of Professor Moriarty to bring an end to the career of the Great Detective. Aware that some dark force is bent on his destruction, Holmes rises to the challenge and not only encounters his nemesis Moriarty but also learns the terrible truth about his very being. While Doyle appears to achieve his end when Holmes supposedly falls into the terrible abyss of the Reichenbach Falls, he has not reckoned on his fictional character's immortality. In a remarkable reversal of fortune, the detective appears to triumph.
Sherlock Holmes. 2.4, The tangled skein. David Stuart Davies
A threat to Holmes's life, murders on Hampstead Heath and a deadly phantom lady lead Holmes and Watson into the most dangerous investigation they have ever undertaken… An encounter which brings them face to face with evil itself, embodied in Count Dracula, the Lord of the Undead.
Saving Lucas Biggs Marisa de los Santos and David Teague
To save her father's future, she'll have to change the past. The one thing thirteen-year-old Margaret O'Malley is sure of is that her father is innocent. So when the unthinkable happens and he's sentenced to death by the cruel Judge Biggs, Margaret is desperate to save him. She'll do whatever it takes, even if it means using her family's secret - and forbidden - ability to travel through time. Margaret's only hope is to stop the chain of events that turned Lucas Biggs into a corrupt and jaded man. With the help of her best friend, Charlie, and his grandpa Josh, Margaret jumps back in time to a year when everything in her town was going wrong - a year that changed Lucas Biggs forever. Together with a then-thirteen-year-old Josh, Margaret sets out to change the past. But the rules of time travel are strict, and as the forces of history resist, Margaret is running out of chances before she will be pushed back to a present where her father is doomed.
For all time. Jude Deveraux
Return to charming Nantucket with Jude Deveraux, the New York Times bestselling author of unforgettable romance. For All Time is the second novel in her fabulous Nantucket Brides trilogy, with more from a new generation of Montgomery-Taggerts, the beloved family from Jude's classic novels. At the wedding of Alix Madsen and Jared Montgomery, Jared's cousin Graydon can't look away from bridesmaid, Toby Wyndam. It's not just her quiet beauty or humour Toby possesses the truly remarkable ability of being able to distinguish Graydon from his identical twin brother, Rory. According to family legend, such a gift marks her as Graydon's True Love. Graydon is heir to the Lanconian throne and must to marry a noble woman who has been chosen for him. Yet, intrigued by Toby, he asks her to help him hide on Nantucket for a week away from regal responsibilities. Knowing their union to be impossible, they promise to simply be friends. But there are forces at work beyond their control, which are ruled by time itself and a seductive spell is cast over Graydon and Toby. If they are to be together, they must change what once was, as well as what will be. Read Alix and Jared's unforgettable love story in True Love, the first in the Nantucket Brides trilogy.
A giant problem Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black
As giants start waking up and destroying everything around their Florida neighbourhood, Nick, Laurie, Jules, and Cindy work frantically to find a solution.
The nixie's song. Tony DiTerlizzi
Eleven-year-old Nicholas Vargas only thinks his life has been turned upside down after his developer father remarries and moves his new wife and daughter into the soon-to-be completed Mangrove Hollow. But an "expedition" to a nearby lake turns up a little nixie with a giant problem - the huge, lumbering, fire-breathing variety - and it's up to Nick, his stepsister Laurie, and his big brother, Julian (plus a familiar face from the original Spiderwick Chronicles) to figure out the best way to stop a host of rampaging giants before all of Florida goes up in smoke.
The wyrm king Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black
Nick, Julie, Laurie, and their friends try to prevent a hydra from destroying Florida.
The poacher's son. Paul Doiron
Desperate and alone, game warden Mike Bowditch strikes up an uneasy alliance with a retired warden pilot, and together the two men journey deep into the Maine wilderness in search of a runaway fugitive - Mike's father. But the only way for Mike to save his father is to find the real killer - which could mean putting everyone he loves in the line of fire.
The return of Sherlock Holmes. II, The adventure of the dancing men and other stories. Arthur Conan Doyle
No case is too slight for the mental powers of the Great Detective, in this second selection from The Return of Sherlock Holmes. A young girl is stalked by a solitary cyclist; whilst the 'dancing men' hieroglyphics found in Norfolk lead to a sinister connection with America. Holmes enters the murky world of high society blackmail in Charles Augustus Milverton; and finds an abducted student from the Priory school. As always, his friend Dr. Watson is with him to assist and chronicle these cases.
The adventures of Sherlock Holmes. VI. Arthur Conan Doyle
Classic Sherlock Holmes at its best. In The Final Problem, perhaps the greatest of the short stories of Sherlock Holmes, the English detective encounters his most formidable rival, Professor Moriarty. "The Napoleon of Crime" is how Holmes describes his adversary to his faithful companion, Dr. Watson, as they move to the ultimate confrontation at the Reichenbach Falls. Also in this collection is the intriguing mystery of the disappearing bride in The Noble Bachelor, and two threats from the past in "Gloria Scott" and The Resident Patient.
The casebook of Sherlock Holmes. I. Arthur Conan Doyle
These six cases are among the last undertaken by Sherlock Holmes before he retired to the Sussex downs. However, the problems facing the sleuth are as diverse and challenging as ever. With seeking the whereabouts of the stolen Mazarin Diamond, discovering the importance of being called Garrideb, encountering a mysterious murder on Thor Bridge, searching for eternal youth and the threat of a Vampire in Sussex, there is no sign of Holmes's deductive powers slowing down.
The casebook of Sherlock Holmes. II. Arthur Conan Doyle
In The adventure of the illustrious client, Holmes puts his own life in danger as he tries to cut short a young girl's infatuation with the notorious wife-murderer Baron Gruner. Why is Mrs. Maberley offered a handsome price for the Three Gables, provided she leaves at once and takes nothing with her? Even in his retirement, Holmes's skills are called upon, as he follows a trail of death on the Sussex coast in The Adventure of the Lion's Mane.
Sherlock Holmes. The final problem & The empty house Arthur Conan Doyle adapted by Nicholas Briggs
The Final Problem: Sherlock Holmes visits his good friend Dr John Watson… but Holmes is not his usual, composed, supremely confident self. He is a hunted man. Having unearthed the criminal mastermind behind the greatest crimes in the land, Holmes has found himself a fugitive. But, the Great Detective already has a plan in motion. It will not be long before his arch foe, Professor Moriarty, is in custody. If only Holmes and Watson can manage to stay alive in the meantime…
The memoirs of Sherlock Holmes. Arthur Conan Doyle
These delightful stories of the famous hawkeyed detective are told by his friend and foil, Dr. Watson. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle draws us into nineteenth-century London - hansom cabs, train rides, and foggy nights - where Holmes astutely solves the most complex and perplexing cases of the day. Among the short stories included in this collection is "The Gloria Scott," an account of Holmes' very first case, and "The Greek Interpreter," in which we finally meet Holmes' intellectual brother, Mycroft. The various adventures in The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes are overshadowed by the event with which they close - the meeting of the great detective and Moriarty, the Napoleon of Crime. That struggle, seemingly to the death, was to leave many readers desolate at the loss of Holmes but was also to lead to his immortality as a literary figure.
Reminiscences of Sherlock Holmes : his last bow. Arthur Conan Doyle
Further adventures by the master of observation and deduction as faithfully recounted by his companion and his greatest admirer, Dr Watson.
The return of Sherlock Holmes. Arthur Conan Doyle
Though he has been away, it seems that Holmes has lost none of his remarkable qualities.
The return of Sherlock Holmes. III, The adventure of Black Peter and other stories. Arthur Conan Doyle
Once again Conan Doyle presents a series of cases which baffle the police, but are no match for Sherlock Holmes and his trusty companion Dr Watson. In ?Black Peter? the peace of rural Sussex is disturbed by the discovery of a seafarer's body pinned to the wall of his hut with a harpoon. In "The Golden Pince-Nez" a young man is found dead clutching a pair of spectacles - yet he had perfect sight. Who is the short-sighted murderer? In "The Missing Three-Quarter" Holmes takes on a novel case when a rugby player goes missing the day before a major University match. A woman tied to a chair; her husband clubbed to death with a poker, a case of robbery with violence? But all is not what it seems in the case of "The Abbey Grange". The series ends with "The Second Stain" where a top secret document that could lead Britain into war goes missing. Holmes is put to the test to save his country as well as his reputation.
The sign of four. Arthur Conan Doyle
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous London detective Sherlock Holmes tackles another intriguing case. A young woman seeks Holmes' help after a crazed, escapee murderer refuses to leave her alone in his search for missing treasure. When the young woman is kidnapped Holmes and Watson start their search in the city's criminal underworld.
Girl walks into a bar : comedy calamities, dating disasters, and a midlife miracle. Rachel Dratch
The former SNL star recounts the adventures and unexpected joy of dating and becoming a mum when she least expected it - at the age of forty-four. Anyone who saw an episode of Saturday Night Live between 1999 and 2006 knows Rachel Dratch. She was hilarious! So what happened to her? After a misbegotten part as Jenna on the pilot of 30 Rock, Dratch was only getting offered roles as "Lesbians. Secretaries. Sometimes secretaries who are lesbians." Her career as a female comedian at a low point, she suddenly had time for yoga, dog-sitting, learning Spanish - and dating. Dratch reveals the joys and terrors of putting herself out there in a quest to find love and then becoming a mother in an undreamed-of way. With riotous humour, she recounts breaking the news to her bewildered parents, the awe of her single friends, and romance and co-parenting with her baby-daddy, John. Filled with great behind-the-scenes anecdotes from Dratch's time on SNL, Girl Walks into a Bar … is a funny book with a refreshing version of the happily-ever-after story, full of sensitivity, candour, and plenty of comic relief, as only Rachel Dratch can tell it.
Dark desire. Christine Feehan
Seven years ago, Dr Shea O'Halloran experienced an unexpected and horrendous pain unlike anything she had ever known. It felt as if she were being tortured. Eventually the pain disappeared, but Shea never forgot. She has since devoted her life to trying to understand the cause of the rare genetic blood disorder that is slowly killing her. The answers to some of Shea's questions start to reveal themselves when she is approached by two men, who accuse her of being a vampire. Shea runs for her life and - following a feeling she can't explain - her desperate wanderings lead her to Romania. The ancient one known as Jacques Dubrinsky can explain. Seven years ago, Jacques was captured, tortured and buried alive by several humans and a Carpathian betrayer. The years of extreme pain and lack of sustenance that followed have nearly driven Jacques insane. He has been using what is left of his powers to psychically draw Shea to the region. But is Shea to be his healer or his prey?
Dark gold. Christine Feehan
Alexandria Houton will sacrifice anything to protect her little brother. But when they both encounter an unspeakable evil in the swirling San Francisco mists, Alex can only pray for their deliverance… And out of the darkness swoops Aidan Savage, a being more powerful and more mysterious than any other creature of the night. This ageless Carpathian male has saved them both from a hideous fate. But is Aidan truly Alexandria's salvation… or her ultimate betrayer? And if she surrenders to Aidan's savage, unearthly seduction is Alexandria in danger of sacrificing more than her life?
Dark magic. Christine Feehan
Savannah Dubrinsky is a mistress of illusion, a world-famous magician capable of mesmerising millions. But there is one man she fears: Gregori, the Dark One. With a dark magic all his own, Gregori - the most powerful of Carpathian males - whispers in Savannah's mind that he is her destiny. That she was born to save his immortal soul. And now, here in New Orleans, the hour has finally come to claim her. To make her completely his. In a ritual as old as time…and as inescapable as eternity.
Dark prince. Christine Feehan
Carpathians are an immortal race of beings with animal instincts. Every Carpathian male is drawn to his life mate: a Carpathian or human female able to provide the light to his darkness. Without her, the beast within slowly consumes the man until turning vampire is the only option. Raven Whitney is a psychic who has used her gift to help the police track down a serial killer. Now she is determined to escape the glare of recent publicity for the peace and quiet of the Carpathian Mountains. Prince Mikhail Dubrinsky is the leader of his people but, as his ancient Carpathian race grows ever closer to extinction, he is close to giving in to the heavy weight of loneliness and despair. From the moment their minds touch, Raven and Mikhail form a connection. But there are those who incorrectly view all Carpathians as vampires, and are determined to give their extinction a helping hand.
Flashpoints : the emerging crises in Europe. George Friedman
Friedman zooms in on the region that has, for five hundred years, been the cultural hotbed of the world - Europe - and examines the most basic and fascinating building block of the region: culture. Analyzing the fault lines that have existed for centuries - and which have led to two world wars and dozens more conflicts - Friedman walks us through the 'flashpoints' that are still smouldering beneath the surface and are on course to erupt again
Run! The elephant weighs a ton! Adam Frost
Tom and Sophie join their mum in a dash to Whipsnade Zoo to help an elephant deliver its calf, and another exciting adventure begins. At first the elephant calf, Dirshani, struggles to survive as it doesn't eat well. With expert help and lots of care, the calf grows stronger, and Tom and Sophie have a new animal friend. During the next year the young elephant is encouraged to take its place in the herd. Tom and Sophie dream that one day Dirshani will take part in the elephant demonstration. But there are a few hurdles for them all to cross before that dream is realised in this thrilling animal adventure.
Cranford. Elizabeth Gaskell
In the village of Cranford, decorum is maintained at all times. Despite their poverty, the ladies are never vulgar about money (or their lack of it), and always follow the rules of propriety. But this discretion and gentility does not keep away tragedy; and when the worst happens, the Amazons of Cranford show the true strength of their honest affections. A masterpiece of social comedy, Cranford is as moving as it is funny, and as sharp as it is tender.
In some other world, maybe. Shari Goldhagen
In December 1992, three groups of teenagers head to the theatre to see the movie version of the famed Eons & Empires comic books. For Adam it's a last ditch effort to connect with something (actually, someone, the girl he's had a crush on for years) in his sleepy Florida town before he leaves for good. Passionate fan Sharon skips school in Cincinnati so she can fully appreciate the flick without interruption from her vapid almost-friends - a seemingly silly indiscretion with shocking consequences. And in suburban Chicago, Phoebe and Ollie simply want to have a nice first date and maybe fool around in the dark, if everyone they know could just stop getting in the way. Over the next two decades, these unforgettable characters criss-cross the globe, becoming entwined by friendship, sex, ambition, fame and tragedy. A razor-sharp, darkly comic page-turner, In Some Other World, Maybe sheds light on what it means to grow up in modern America.
It's Halloween, I'm turning green! Dan Gutman
In this Weird School Special, A.J. and the gang from the My Weird School series are ready for one of their favourite holidays! It's Halloween, and you know what that means! Candy! Costumes! More candy! What would happen if a kid ate a million hundred pounds of chocolate in one night? One thing's for sure - when A.J. and his friends from Ella Mentry School go trick-or-treating, it will be a Halloween to remember.
Oh, Valentine, We've Lost Our Minds Dan Gutman
It's the week of Valentine's Day, and A.J.'s class is getting a foreign exchange student. His name is Pierre, and he's from France. But what happens when Pierre challenges A.J. to a duel (or at least a thumb war) over Andrea? One thing's for sure: when L-O-V-E comes to Ella Mentry, it spells the weirdest Valentine's Day story in the history of the world.
Safari. Parnell Hall
Stanley Hastings on safari? I don't think so. Neither did Stanley, until Alice's small inheritance - coupled with scrimping on a few luxuries like food and rent - allowed them to book a group trip to Zambia. Now the New York PI is hiking with lions, canoeing with hippos, and having close encounters with elephants and giraffes.
Penny and her marble. Kevin Henkes
Penny feels guilty after taking a beautiful blue marble that she sees in Mrs. Goodwin's grass, but gets a pleasant surprise when she goes to return it the next day.
Ice. Linda Howard
As a brewing ice storm approaches, and despite the icy conditions that have always existed between him and Lolly Helton, combat veteran Gabriel McQueen makes the long haul to the middle of nowhere to find out whether she is safe and sound. Spotting strangers in Lolly's home - one of them packing a weapon - Gabriel rescues Lolly from her captors … but when the escape is discovered, the heat - and the hunt - are on.
The witchcraft of Salem Village. Shirley Jackson
Stories of magic, superstition, and witchcraft were strictly forbidden in the little town of Salem Village. But a group of young girls ignored those rules, spellbound by the tales told by a woman named Tituba. When questioned about their activities, the terrified girls set off a whirlwind of controversy as they accused townsperson after townsperson of being witches. Author Shirley Jackson examines in careful detail this horrifying true story of accusations, trials, and executions that shook a community to its foundations.
The time-travelling cat and the Viking terror. Julia Jarman
Topher is planning a trip to London to visit his friend Ellie - but will it be safe with all the terrorist threats? It worries him, and so do the extended absences of his beloved cat, Ka. She is going travelling again, and Topher doesn't want to lose her. Sure enough, in the middle of a big bomb alert, Topher is called away - to a Saxon village threatened by Norsemen. Now he must get the villagers to heed his warning and foil the aggressors led by a terrifying Viking infamous for his cruelty and devious tricks.
A billion ways to die. Chris Knopf
Arthur Cathcart and Natsumi Fitzgerald wanted to believe they were free of the nearly invisible, malignant forces they had pursued, and been pursued by, across continents and oceans. The slightly brain-damaged, tech freak researcher and the blackjack dealing psychologist had convinced themselves that life aboard a sail boat in the Caribbean, incognito and in love, could be a lasting refuge. The death of that illusion was as brutal as it was abrupt. Even people who knew how to dodge ruthless outlaws and relentless law enforcement learned there were powers from which no one could ever hide.
Dark days. Derek Landy
It's the fourth Skulduggery Pleasant adventure! only Skulduggery Pleasant himself is lost on the other side of a portal, with only some evil gods for company. Can he possible survive? (Yes, all right, he's already dead. But still.) What can we say, without giving too much away? Not much, is the answer. But what we CAN say is that this book is hilarious, it's tense, and it's packed with all the eye-popping action, crackling one liners and imaginative set pieces you've come to expect. There's a new threat to our plucky heroine, of course. But that's not all. There's also the little fact of the Big Bad, the uber-baddy who's going to come along and really, really destroy the world. (Really.) And what we learn about that villain in this book will literally make your jaw fall off and your hair go white with shock. (Not really.) Will Skulduggery make it out of the Faceless Ones' dimension? Who knows. The problem is, he may not have much to come back to!
Death bringer. Derek Landy
The sixth instalment in the historic, hysterical and horrific Skulduggery Pleasant series. Think you've seen anything yet? You haven't. Because the Death Bringer is about to rise! The Necromancers no longer need Valkyrie to be their Death Bringer, and that's a Good Thing. There's just one catch. There's a reason the Necromancers don't need her any more. And that's because they've found their Death Bringer already, the person who will dissolve the doors between life and death. And that's a very, very Bad Thing!.
Kingdom of the wicked. Derek Landy
Magic is a disease. Across the land, normal people are suddenly developing wild and unstable powers, unwittingly endangering their own lives and the lives of the people around them. Kitana, along with her normal teenage friends, becomes infected. Becomes powerful. Becomes corrupted. Wielding the magic of gods, they're set to tear the city apart unless someone stands up against them…
Mortal coil. Derek Landy
The blonde girl with the black lips turned to Valkyrie. 'We know,' she said. 'We've seen the future. We know you're going to kill the world!' Skulduggery Pleasant and Valkyrie Cain are back - just in time to see their whole world get turned upside down! While they struggle to protect a known killer from an unstoppable assassin, Valkyrie is on a secret mission of her own.
Criminal enterprise. Owen Laukkanen
From the outside, Carter Tomlin's life looked perfect: a big house, pretty wife, two kids - a St. Paul success story. But Tomlin has a secret. He's lost his job, the bills are mounting, and that perfect life is hanging by a thread. Desperate, he robs a bank. Then he robs another. As the red flags start to go up, FBI Special Agent Carla Windermere homes in on Tomlin from one direction, while Minnesota state investigator Kirk Stevens picks up the trail from another.
Elvis and the underdogs. Jenny Lee
All his life Benji, now ten, has been sickly and he has long been targeted by the school bully, but after a seizure Benji gets a therapy dog that is not only big enough to protect him, it can also talk.
Brightling. Rebecca Lisle
Thrown out of the Knip and Pynch Home for Waifs and Strays, Sparrow is an orphan accompanied only by her loyal cat Scaramouch and a single clue to her real family. Sparrow travels to the town of Stollenback where she is taken in by Gloriana, a strange and colourful street girl. Sparrow thinks she has found a home in the 'nest' - a hideout for homeless girls where she is taught to make matches and stay quiet, but all is not as it seems.
Dinosaur!; &, Zombie! Alan MacDonald
Join Bertie as he takes Angela Nicely on a dinosaur hunt, bites of more than he can chew at a chocolate factory and gets into an alarming situation pet-sitting next door's cat! Then he finds himself on the run from a zombified Eugene, discovers a new dance craze and gets caught up in some monkey business on a trip to the zoo.
Caleb's story. Patricia MacLachlan
The stranger lurking on the Witting family's prairie farm turns out to be their long-lost grandfather, whose presence plus prodding from Sarah forces Jacob to deal with his past.
More perfect than the moon. Patricia MacLachlan
Eight-year-old Cassie Witting is upset when she finds out that her mother, Sarah, is expecting a baby, but writing in the journal that belonged to her brother Caleb helps her sort out her feelings and understand that Sarah will always love her.
Sarah, plain and tall. Patricia MacLachlan
In the late 19th century a widowed mid-western farmer with two children - Anna and Caleb - advertises for a wife. When Sarah arrives she is homesick for Maine, especially for the ocean which she misses greatly. The children fear that she will not stay, and when she goes off to town alone, young Caleb - whose mother died during childbirth - is stricken with the fear that she has gone for good. But she returns with coloured pencils to illustrate for them the beauty of Maine, and to explain that, though she misses her home, "the truth of it is I would miss you more." The tale gently explores themes of abandonment, loss and love.
Skylark. Patricia MacLachlan
When a drought tests the commitment of a mail-order bride from Maine to her new home on the prairie, her stepchildren hope they will be able to remain a family.
The shop on Blossom Street. Debbie Macomber
Lydia Hoffman owns a shop on Blossom Street, which she calls A Good Yarn. It represents her dream of a new beginning, a life free from the cancer that has ravaged her twice. A life that offers a chance at love and maybe marriage. Jacqueline Donovan, the first woman to join her knitting class, is estranged from her husband; her marriage has dwindled into an arrangement of separate rooms and separate lives. She disapproves of the woman married to her only son, but if she knits a blanket, she can at least pretend to like her pregnant daughter-in-law. For Carol Girard, knitting a baby blanket brings a message of hope as she and her husband make a final attempt at in vitro pregnancy. And tough-looking Alix Townsend is learning to knit her blanket for a court-ordered community service project. These four women, brought together by the age-old craft of knitting, make unexpected discoveries - about themselves and each other.
Fear the darkness. Becky Masterman
Retired FBI agent Brigid Quinn knows how difficult it can be to overcome one's past. But she is nothing if not a fighter. Even when the return of a serial killer from her past threatened to derail her new marriage, she managed to hold on to the life she's been trying to build in Tucson with her husband Carlo. After her sister-in-law dies, Brigid's seventeen-year-old niece Gemma-Kate comes to live with her and Carlo. Brigid doesn't exactly love the idea, especially since there's always been something unsettling about Gemma-Kate, but family is family. Meanwhile, Brigid agrees to help a local couple by investigating the death of their son until dangerous things start to happen.
Marty McGuire. Kate Messner
When tomboy Marty is cast as the princess in the third-grade play, she learns about improvisation, which helps her become more adaptable.
Kim Philby. Tim Milne
As a member of the spy ring known as the Cambridge Five, Kim Philby was one of the Cold War's most infamous double agents, a spy whose name became synonymous with treachery. He was the spy at the heart of British intelligence, joining the Service during the war and rising to become Head of Soviet counterintelligence. Later, as MI6's liaison in Washington, he betrayed every secret of Allied operations to the Russians. On more than one occasion, the information he passed on led directly to the deaths of British agents in the field. This book provides the full uncensored story of Kim Philby, the so-called 'Third Man' in the infamous Cambridge Spy Ring, told by one of his closest friends.
Second star to the right. Mary Alice. Monroe
As a single mother of two, Faye O'Neill has no time for fairy tales. Practical, smart, and desperate to escape a shadowy past, Faye takes a job at a top advertising firm in London. When she finds the beautiful two-story flat for rent in a stately old Victorian complete with a neglected but tumbling English garden, she can scarcely believe her good fortune. But it isn't long before Faye realises not everything in the old home may be as peaceful as it seems.
The tornado chasers. Ross Montgomery
When Owen Underwood's family move to Barrow, it's because there's nowhere safer in the Valleys - and safety is very important. But in Barrow, safety is taken to extremes. Children have to wear bright yellow at all times and are never allowed outside except to go to school. How can Owen face an entire summer of that?
Undeniable : evolution and the science of creation. Bill Nye
Sparked by a controversial debate in February 2014, Bill Nye has set off on an energetic campaign to spread awareness of evolution and the powerful way it shapes our lives. In Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation, he explains why race does not really exist; evaluates the true promise and peril of genetically modified food; reveals how new species are born, in a dog kennel and in a London subway; takes a stroll through 4.5 billion years of time; and explores the new search for alien life, including aliens right here on Earth.
No hero : the evolution of a Navy SEAL Mark Owen with Kevin Maurer
Recounts definitive moments from the author's career as a Navy SEAL, discussing the missions that had the greatest personal meaning for him and explaining the lessons and values he hopes to pass on to the next generation.
Brisingr. Christopher Paolini
Following the colossal battle against the Empire's warriors, Eragon and Saphira narrowly escaped with their lives. But more awaits the Rider and his dragon, as Eragon finds himself bound by promises he may not be able to keep, including his oath to cousin Roran to help rescue his beloved Katrina.
Ashes and ice. Tracie Peterson
Karen Pierce is devastated by a tragic loss, but must put aside her own grief to help two young adults find safety as they journey north to the goldfields.
Treasures of the North. Tracie Peterson
During the Alaska gold rush, three characters dream of a new tomorrow. Will the harsh frontier fulfil their hopes?
Night owl. M. Pierce
Matt Sky has the perfect life. He has a beautiful girlfriend, a massive inheritance, and four national bestsellers all penned under his airtight alias, M. Pierce. Hannah Catalano is a train wreck. Her boyfriend is a deadbeat and her job is abysmal. When Matt and Hannah meet online, they forge a strong connection as writing partners. Their relationship is safe, anonymous, and innocent, until Hannah breaks the rules and Matt accidentally sees a picture of her that sparks an attraction he is powerless to ignore.
The tale of Benjamin Bunny. Beatrix Potter
One morning a little rabbit sat on a bank. He pricked his ears and listened to the trit-trot, trit-trot of a pony. A gig was coming along the road; it was driven by Mr. McGregor, and beside him sat Mrs. McGregor in her best bonnet. As soon as they had passed, little Benjamin Bunny slid down into the road, and set off - with a hop, skip, and a jump - to call upon his relations, who lived in the wood at the back of Mr. McGregor's garden.
Boneshaker. Cherie Priest
Inventor Leviticus Blue creates a machine that accidentally decimates Seattle's banking district and uncovers a vein of Blight Gas that turns everyone who breathes it into the living dead. Sixteen years later Briar, Blue's widow, lives in the poor neighbourhood outside the wall that's been built around the uninhabitable city. Life is tough with a ruined reputation, but she and her teenage son Ezekiel are surviving - until Zeke impetuously decides that he must reclaim his father's name from the clutches of history.
Dreadnought. Cherie Priest
Mercy Lynch is just a frustrated nurse who wants to see her father before he dies. But she'll have to survive both Union intrigue and Confederate opposition if she wants to make it off the Union-operated, Tacoma-bound "Dreadnought" alive.
Ganymede. Cherie Priest
The air pirate Andan Cly is going straight. Well, straighter. New Orleans is not Cly's first pick for a shopping run. He loved the Big Easy once, back when he likewise loved a beautiful mixed-race prostitute named Josephine Early, but that was a decade ago. He's still on Jo's mind, he learns when she sends him a telegram about a peculiar piloting job. It's a chance to complete two lucrative jobs at once. Hidden at the bottom of Lake Pontchartrain lurks an astonishing war machine, an immense submersible called the Ganymede. This prototype could end the war, if only anyone had the faintest idea of how to operate it… if only they could sneak it past the Southern forces at the mouth of the Mississippi River… if only it hadn't killed most of the men who'd ever set foot inside it. Now the only question is whether Cly and his crew will end up in the history books, or at the bottom of the ocean.
The Black Hearts murder. Ellery Queen
Where is Harlan James? He is the indicted, bail-jumping leader of Banbury's militant Black Hearts who has gone underground. Harlan James calls for violence - for black protests, demonstrations, drastic political action against the city's white leaders. But did he also call for - or commit - murder?
The campus murders. Ellery Queen
The co-ed missing from Tisquanto State is the daughter of Governor Sam Holland's rival for re-election - and best friend. But she is more than that. She is Laura Thornton, a human being - somehow the pawn and victim of angry student upheavals not even the governor understands. It is a case for Mike McCall, the governor's special assistant, a two-fisted trouble shooter who finds his crimes in the crises of modern America … Mike McCall, who finds on Tisquanto's campus not only the raging hatreds of rebelling youth - but murder!
Do fathers matter? What science is telling us about the parent we've overlooked. Paul Raeburn
An award-winning journalist and father of five discusses the various stages of fatherhood, revealing the profound physiological connections between children and fathers, from conception through adolescence and into adulthood - and the importance of the relationship between mothers and fathers. In the process, he challenges the legacy of Freud and mainstream views of parental attachment, and also explains how we can become better parents ourselves.
Mort(e). Robert Repino
The 'war with no name' has begun, with human extinction as its goal. The instigator of this war is the Colony, a race of intelligent ants who, for thousands of years, has been silently building an army that would forever eradicate the destructive, oppressive humans. Under the Colony's watchful eye, this utopia will be free of the humans' penchant for violence, exploitation, and religious superstition. The final step in the Colony's war effort is transforming the surface animals into high-functioning two-legged beings who rise up to kill their masters.
The first 20 minutes : surprising science reveals how we can exercise better, train smarter, live longer. Gretchen Reynolds
The New York Times Phys Ed columnist counsels casual and serious exercisers on the latest understandings about the mental and physical aspects of a fitness program, sharing recommendations for current best practices for a range of goals.
A fifty-year silence. Miranda Richmond Mouillot
After surviving World War II by escaping the Nazi occupation, Miranda Richmond Mouillot's grandparents, Anna and Armand, bought an old stone house in a remote, picturesque village in the south of France. Five years later, Anna packed her bags and walked out on Armand, taking the typewriter and their children. The two never saw or spoke to each other again. This is the deeply involving account of Miranda's journey to find out what happened.
A deadly wandering. Matt Richtel
Examines the impact of technology on our lives through the story of Utah college student Reggie Shaw, who killed two scientists while texting and driving. Richtel follows Reggie through the tragedy, police investigation, his prosecution, and finally, his redemption.
Close call. Stella Rimington
The international arms trade is about to become a national problem. In 2012, in a Middle Eastern souk, CIA agent Miles Brookhaven was attacked. No one was certain if his cover had been blown or if the act was just an arbitrary attack on Westerners. Now, Liz Carlyle and her Counter Terrorism unit in MI5 have been charged with the task of watching the international under-the-counter arms trade. When MI5 learns that the source of the arms deals is located in Western Europe, Liz finds herself on a manhunt that leads her to Paris, to Berlin and into her own long-forgotten past.
Rip tide. Stella Rimington
When a British-born Pakistani is discovered among a gang of pirates attacking a cargo ship off the Somalian coast, alarm bells start ringing at London's Thames House. MI5 intelligence officer Carlyle is brought in to establish how and why a British Muslim could go missing from his well-to-do family and wind up on a pirate skiff in the Indian Ocean, armed with a Kalashnikov rifle. And why do these pirates seem to be targeting ships carrying supplies for a charitable NGO?
Shantaram. Gregory David Roberts
In 1978 Roberts was sentenced to nineteen years' imprisonment as punishment for a series of robberies of building-society branches, credit unions, and shops he had committed while addicted to heroin. In July 1980 he escaped from Victoria's maximum-security prison in broad daylight. For most of this period he lived in Bombay. He set up a free health clinic in the slums, acted in Bollywood movies, worked for the Bombay mafia as a forger, counterfeiter, and smuggler and, as a gun-runner. A compelling tale of a hunted man who had lost everything - his home, his family, and his soul - and came to find his humanity while living at the wildest edge of experience.
Grace of Monaco : the true story. Jeffrey Robinson
Told with affection and humour, and written with the unprecedented cooperation of Prince Rainier III and his children, Prince Albert, Princess Caroline, and Princess Stephanie, Grace of Monaco takes listeners beneath the surface glitz and the glamour of Monte Carlo for a never-to-be-forgotten portrait of the House of Grimaldi.
After the war is over. Jennifer Robson
After four years as a military nurse, Charlotte Brown is ready to leave behind the devastation of the Great War. Moving to busy Liverpool, she throws herself into her work with those most in need, only tearing herself away for the lively dinners she enjoys with the women at her boarding house. Just as Charlotte begins to settle into her new circumstances, two messages arrive that will change her life.
Truth be told. Hank Phillippi Ryan
A middle-class family's evicted from their suburban home. In digging up the facts on this story and on other foreclosures, reporter Jane Ryland soon learns the truth behind a big-bucks scheme and the surprising players who'll stop at nothing, including murder, to keep their goal a secret.
The dead can wait. Rob Ryan
John Watson is fresh from his time in the trenches of Flanders Fields and back home for some much needed R&R. But deep in England's green and pleasant land something evil lurks. For enemy spies have infiltrated the home front, in search of vital information to take back to Germany. And when seven dead men are discovered, their bodies laid side by side, there is only one man who can solve this curious crime: Dr John Watson.
Dead man's land. Rob Ryan
Deep in the trenches of Flanders Fields, men are dying in their thousands every day. So one more death shouldn't be a surprise. But then a body turns up with bizarre injuries, and Sherlock Holmes' former sidekick Dr John Watson, unable to fight for his country due to injury but able to serve it through his medical expertise, finds his suspicions raised. But this is just the beginning. Soon more bodies appear, and Watson must discover who is the killer in the trenches.
Rise and fall. Eliot Schrefer
Deep in the desert there sits a beautiful oasis, ruled by a monarch unlike any other in Erdas. His name is Cabaro, the Great Lion, and he reigns over a kingdom of animals, jealously guarding his golden talisman. No human has ever set foot in the Great Beast's territory. The journey to his oasis is impossible. As a team, Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan have achieved the impossible before. But now that team is broken - the friends scattered by a devastating betrayal. The young heroes and their spirit animals have already sacrificed much in their quest for the talismans. But with the world crumbling all around them - and a ruthless enemy opposing their every move - their greatest sacrifices are yet to come.
Blood oath. Dan Scott
Follow young Lucius as his privileged life is suddenly turned upside down, leading him to seek answers amongst the slaves and warriors who work and train at Rome's gladiator school.
Blood & fire. Dan Scott
A distinguished senator has gone into hiding after being accused of treachery, leaving his family to fend for themselves. His elder son Quintus has become a gladiator, while young Lucius works as a servant in the gladiator school. When the troupe is sent to Pompeii Lucius is befriended by the sponsor of the games, who offers to help him find his father. Meanwhile, strange rumblings and tremors are felt in the town, and a seer is warning that the 'end of days' is approaching.
The first wife. Erica Spindler
Despite the ten-year age gap and the differences in their backgrounds, Bailey was meant to be with Logan - she's sure of it. It's natural that they should marry as soon as they can. But when Logan brings Bailey home to his magnificent estate on ninety wooded acres, her dreams of happily-ever-after begin to unravel. She can't ignore the rumours about what happened to Logan's first wife and then when a local woman goes missing, all signs point to her husband.
Brave Irene. William Steig
Plucky Irene, a dressmaker's daughter, braves a fierce snowstorm to deliver a new gown to the duchess in time for the ball.
We should hang out sometime : embarrassingly, a true story. Josh Sundquist
"When I was twenty-five years old, it came to my attention that I had never had a girlfriend. At the time, I was actually under the impression that I was in a relationship, so this bit of news came as something of a shock." Why was Josh still single? To find out, he tracked down the girls he had tried to date since middle school and asked them straight up: what went wrong?
Murder on Nob Hill. Shirley Tallman
Sarah Woolson has always dreamed of being a lawyer. The trouble is that, in 1880, everyone believes a woman's place is in the home. Using her brains and a bit of subterfuge, Sarah finagles her way into a prestigious law firm, becoming an associate attorney and acquiring her very first client, a lovely young society matron accused of murdering her husband. Sarah is sure of her client's innocence, but with the discovery of her secret lover, it becomes nearly impossible to prove.
The hundred secret senses. Amy Tan
Olivia, the narrator of this story, was born to an American mother and a Chinese father. She meets her 18-year-old Chinese half sister, Kwan, for the first time shortly after their father's death. Kwan adores "Libby-ah" and tries to introduce her to her Chinese heritage through stories and memories. Olivia is embarrassed by her sibling, but finds as she matures that she has inadvertently absorbed much about Chinese superstitions, spirits, and reincarnation.
Death on a pale horse : Sherlock Holmes on Her Majesty's secret service. Donald Thomas
In a momentous period of British history, Donald Thomas's latest Sherlock Holmes adventure pits the Great Detective and his faithful biographer, Dr. John Watson, against an international conspiracy led by a disgraced English officer.
A fine summer's day. Charles Todd
On a fine summer's day in June, 1914, Ian Rutledge pays little notice to the assassination of an archduke in Sarajevo. An Inspector at Scotland Yard, he is planning to propose to the woman whom he deeply loves, despite intimations from friends and family that she may not be the wisest choice. Back in England a son awaits the undertaker in the wake of his widowed mother's death. This death will set off a series of murders across England, seemingly unconnected, that Rutledge will race to solve in the weeks before the fateful declaration in August that will forever transform his world. With every moment at stake, Rutledge sets out to right a wrong - an odyssey that will eventually force him to choose between the Yard and his country, between love and duty, and between honour and truth.
Orders from Berlin. Simon Tolkien
An ingenious thriller in which young Detective Constable Trave uncovers a sophisticated plot at the heart of MI6 to assassinate Churchill and bring the Second World War and the whole Allied effort to an untimely end.
The Thickety : a path begins. J. A. White
When twelve-year-old Kara discovers her mother's grimoire in the dangerous forest, she must decide if she'll use it, even though such magic is forbidden.
The spider of Sarajevo. Robert Wilton
Summer 1914: Europe is on the brink. As Britain's enemies grow stronger, the Comptroller General must confront the man with whom he has struggled for a generation - a man he knows only as the Spider. In a desperate gamble, he sends four agents out across the continent, on a mission they do not understand… The future of British intelligence - of the British Empire - is in their hands. Not all of them will return. Unique and resourceful, hunted and deceived, they have embarked on a journey that will climax in the town of Sarajevo on the 28th of June 1914.
A July bride : a Year of weddings novella. Beth Wiseman
For almost a year, Alyssa's friends and family helped her plan a lovely wedding to take place in the church she'd grown up in. But when Brendan left her at the altar, Alyssa was consumed by humiliation, embarrassment, and a broken heart that wouldn't allow her to trust anyone. Brendan Myers knows he will spend the rest of his life regretting what he did to Alyssa, the only woman he's ever loved. But winning back his bride might prove much more difficult than he can imagine.
Plain peace. Beth Wiseman
Anna Byler should be enjoying her Rumspringa as allowed by her faith. But because of the strict rules enforced by her grandfather - the bishop - the available suitors in town are afraid to court her. Jacob Hostetler and his family have relocated to Lancaster County following a family tragedy in Ohio. It's been a long time since Jacob has felt any joy. Until he meets Anna Byler. But will Anna's grandfather succeed at keeping them apart?
The promise. Beth Wiseman
Mallory Hammond is determined that no one will stand in the way of her goal - to save a life. She had that chance years ago, and she failed to take it, leaving her adrift and in search of the real meaning of her life. Finally, she meets a man online from a volatile corner of the world who offers her the chance to find that purpose. But she will have to leave everyone she loves behind in order to take it.
The wonder of your love. Beth Wiseman
Settling in to her new life in Canaan, Colorado, Katie Ann Stoltzfus gives birth to a beautiful baby boy. This child comes to her late in life following the death of her estranged husband. But when a meddling - but good hearted - Englisch woman plays matchmaker for Katie Ann and Eli Detweiler who just arrived in Canaan, they both need to restructure their expectations of the future and step onto the new path God is paving for them.

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Fraction fun. David A. Adler
Fairies : the myths, legends, & lore. Skye Alexander
An enchanting treasury of fairy lore! Around the corner, behind the bushes, and just out of sight fairies have spent hundreds of years weaving their way in and out of our homes and gardens to spread their magic. Featuring folklore, mythology, and poetry from around the world, this lovely collection reveals these ethereal spirits' extraordinary powers and the history behind their existence.
Good manners for nice people who sometimes say fck. Amy Alkon
To lead us out of the miasma of modern mannerlessness, science based and bitingly funny syndicated advice columnist Amy Alkon rips the doily off the manners genre and gives us a new set of rules for our twenty first century lives.
How to raise goats : everything you need to know. Carol A. Amundson
Written by an authority on goat breeding and behaviour, this approachable guide covers every component of raising goats for fun and profit, meat and milk.
Candy store. Bella Andre
On the verge of losing her candy store, Callie Moore decides to blot out her troubles with a tall, dark, handsome stranger. But the next day, when Callie discovers that Derek is the consultant she has hired to save her store, they find it difficult to concentrate on business.
Game for anything. Bella Andre
In this sizzling novel from New York Times bestselling author Bella Andre, a wild pro-football star meets his match when his image consultant turns out to be an ex from his past.
Game for seduction. Bella Andre
The daughter of a powerful sports agent, Melissa McKnight has harboured lust-filled fantasies for Dominic DiMarco ever since she was an awkward teenager. Now Melissa's a beautiful, tenacious associate in her father's firm… until tangling with Dominic at a photo shoot blindsides her with passion.
Kiss me like this. Bella Andre
Sean Morrison, one of six siblings and the top college baseball player in the country, is reeling from a heartbreakingly painful loss. Nothing seems to matter anymore… until the night Serena Britten unexpectedly ends up in his arms.
Deep sea. Thor Annika
Three years ago, Stephie and her younger sister, Nellie, escaped the Nazis in Vienna and fled to an island in Sweden, where they were taken in by different families. Now sixteen-year-old Stephie is going to school on the mainland. And back on the island, Nellie wants to be adopted by her foster family. Stephie, on the other hand, can't stop thinking about her parents, who are in a Nazi camp in Austria.
How to handle your dad. Roy Apps
How to Handle is a funny, fast moving and gag-cracking series that will equip readers with everything they need to survive the key adult figures in their lives and somethings they almost certainly won't.
How to handle your teacher. Roy Apps
With just the right level of Dennis-the-Menace-type mischief, How to Handle is perfect for readers who love a good laugh!
Death of a dishonorable gentleman. Tessa Arlen
Lady Montfort has been planning her annual summer costume ball for months, and with scrupulous care but when her husband's degenerate nephew is found murdered, it's more than the ball that is ruined. Taking matters into her own hands, the rather over-imaginative countess enlists the help of her pragmatic housekeeper, Mrs. Jackson, to investigate the case, track down the women that vanished the night of the murder, and clear her son's name.
At home in Last Chance. Cathleen Armstrong
Kaitlyn Reed and Steven Braden have always had a similar philosophy of life: when the going gets tough, they get going - out of town and away from the problem. Now they are both back in Last Chance, New Mexico, and trying to start over.
One more Last Chance. Cathleen Armstrong
Sarah Cooley has come home to Last Chance, New Mexico, for one reason - because it doesn't change. After an engagement gone bad with a man who wanted to change everything about her, Sarah is more than ready for the town whose motto may as well be, "If it ain't broke, don't fix it." Chris Reed, on the other hand, wants nothing more than to spark some change in the little town.
Welcome to Last Chance. Cathleen Armstrong
The red warning light on her car dashboard drove Lainie Davis to seek help in the tiny town of Last Chance, New Mexico. But as she encounters the people who make Last Chance their home, it's her heart that is flashing bright red warning lights. Yet in spite of herself, Lainie finds that she is increasingly drawn in to the dramas of small town life.
Fly Guy presents insects. Tedd Arnold
Learn all about insects with Fly Guy and Buzz!
In his keeping. Maya Banks
Arial knows the rules that keep her safe. She's been following them since she was a little girl: Do not tell. Do not show. But in a moment of terror, facing an attacker intent on taking more than just her life, Ari has no choice but to unleash the psychic powers she's been hiding since childhood.
The terrible two Mac Barnett, Jory John ; illustrated by Kevin Cornell
When master prankster Miles Murphy moves to sleepy Yawnee Valley, he challenges the local mystery prankster in an epic battle of tricks, but soon the two join forces to pull off the biggest prank ever seen.
Jane and the twelve days of Christmas Stephanie Barron
Christmas Eve, 1814: Jane Austen has been invited to spend the holiday at the gorgeous ancestral home of the wealthy and politically prominent Chute family. One of the revellers dies in a tragic accident, which Jane immediately views with suspicion. With clues scattered amidst cleverly crafted charades, dark secrets coming to light during parlour games, and old friendships returning to haunt the Christmas parties, whom can Jane trust to help her discover the truth and stop the killer from striking again?
Everyday sexism. Laura Bates
After experiencing a series of escalating sexist incidents, Laura Bates, a young journalist, started a project called 'everyday sexism' to raise the profile of these previously untold stories. Astounded by the response she received and the wide range of stories that came pouring in from all over the world, she quickly realised that the situation was far worse than she'd initially thought.
Crinkle, crackle, crack. It's spring! Marion Dane Bauer
Rap, bap, tap. Late one winter night, a boy wakes to strange noises. There's a bear in his yard! The bear leads him to a forest, where the snow has grown muddy and the trees have sprouted buds. In an explosion of spring ice shattering, a baby bird is born, and flowers burst forth. It's spring!
Charles Bean's Gallipoli illustrated C. E. W. Bean edited by Phillip Bradley
Serving as the official Australian war correspondent from the landing to the evacuation, Charles Bean was able to dedicate his days and nights to witnessing and recording the events that would form the Anzac legend. Charles Bean's Gallipoli extracts the essence of Gallipoli from his diaries and rewards the reader with a clearer understanding of what it was like to live and die there.
The ultimate student cookbook Fiona Beckett with Signe Johansen, Guy Millon and James Ramsden
From the author of the most groundbreaking student cookery books of recent times comes this ultimate collection.
The goblin gate. Hilari Bell
Jeriah uncovers a web of political intrigue while trying to obtain a spell from Master Lazure that might allow him to rescue his brother Tobin from the Otherworld, where he was taken by the beguiling hedgewitch Makenna and her legion of goblins.
The goblin war. Hilari Bell
After crossing over from the Otherworld where they have been trapped in mortal danger, Tobin and Makenna must figure out how to stop an army of barbarians from taking over their Realm.
Window-box allotment : a beginner's guide to container gardening. Penelope Bennett
Revised, expanded and illustration edition of Penelope Bennett's popular guide to growing fruit, vegetables and herbs in a tiny space.
Robot kitties. Jim Benton
Robot kitties everywhere! They're on the ground. They're in the air. They're flying low. They're flying high, some far away, and some nearby.
The life room. Jill Bialosky
A chance encounter with Stephen, a childhood friend with whom she has shared a complicated relationship, forces Eleanor Cahn, a literature professor and wife of a leading cardiac surgeon, to re-evaluate her life, her erotic past, and the passionate woman she suppressed for years.
Minecraft mods : what you need to know about Minecraft : secrets of Minecraft revealed. David Blaine
This book helps the novice to learn all about mods which help to enhance the Minecraft game.
What women want. Fanny Blake
Bea, Kate and Ellen have always known that they can depend on each other no matter what. But when Ellen, a widow who has devoted herself to her children and her art gallery for the last ten years, falls head over heels in love with Oliver, the long-term bonds of these three friends is put to the test.
Bad food Britain. Joanna Blythman
Focuses on the state of British food.
The food our children eat : how to get children to like good food. Joanna Blythman
A majority of British children mainly eat processed and junk food. Award-winning food writer Joanna Blythman takes a controversial look at this curious phenomenon and offers parents practical tips on how to improve their children's diet.
What to eat : food that's good for your health, pocket and plate. Joanna Blythman
Covering all our pressing food dilemmas, the award-winning food writer leads the way to sensible and practical choices about what to eat. As well as having to think about what food may, or may not, be doing to you and yours, twenty-first century eaters have to think about what impact the food we eat is having on the environment, farm animals and food producers, both in far away places and back home.
Body movers. Stephanie Bond
Carlotta Wren's life hasn't turned out as she'd planned. She didn't plan for her parents to skip bail for a white-collar crime, leaving her to raise her brother. She's coping. Until her lovable brother is arrested, and the hunky cop decides to reopen her parents' case.
A single thread. Marie Bostwick
Moving from Fort Worth, Texas to New Bern, Connecticut to open a quilt shop begins a new life for Evelyn Dixon, bringing unexpected connections with a trio of women who come to the shop for quilting classes.
A thread of truth. Marie Bostwick
At twenty-seven, fleeing an abusive marriage with little more than her kids and the clothes on her back, Ivy Peterman figures she has nowhere to go but up. With a part-time job at the Cobbled Court Quilt Shop, Ivy feels hopeful for the first time in ages. But when a popular quilting TV show is taped at the quilt shop her ex-husband to her whereabouts.
A thread so thin. Marie Bostwick
While New Bern, Connecticut, lies under a blanket of snow, the Cobbled Court Quilt Shop remains a cozy haven for its owner, Evelyn Dixon, and her friends. But when Evelyn's son Garrett rolls out the red carpet for a super-romantic New Year's Eve - complete with marriage proposal - for Liza, the young woman finds herself torn between a rare career opportunity and love for Garrett.
The righteous men. Sam Bourne
Combined with a religious conspiracy theory, this is a serial killer thriller.
The dream lover. William Boyd
Funny, moving and sharply observed, these stories are confirmation of Boyd's status as one of English fiction's finest writers. Here are twenty-four gripping tales told in bold, distinct voices from Brazil to Africa and from Nice to Hollywood. Th
The price of blood. Patricia Bracewell
Menaced by Vikings and enemies at court, Queen Emma defends her children and her crown in a riveting medieval adventure.
Undercover : the adventures of a real life gigolo. Luke Bradbury
He's sexy, charming and gorgeous. And he's yours - for the right price.
The street. Kay Brellend
Alice Keiver is a sensitive girl, growing up in one of the roughest parts of North London. As the daughter of an alcoholic mother, and niece of an abusive uncle, she dreams that one day she and her baby sister will escape their rotten surroundings. In the room below, Alice's downtrodden Aunt Fran spends most of her days nursing the injuries inflicted on her by her cruel husband Jimmy, but this time he's pushed the family too far and they're not going to let him get away with it. Revenge is going to be sweet.
Dangerous destiny Suzanne and Melanie Brockmann
Skylar has her first brush with Destiny. She's about to meet a boy who will change her life - and a girl who wants to end it.
Love with the proper stranger. Suzanne Brockmann
His name wasn't Jonathan Mills, and he wasn't vacationing on the idyllic island. FBI agent John Miller was on the trail of a notorious female serial killer, and he couldn't blow his cover to anyone. Not even the beguiling Mariah Carver.
No ordinary man. Suzanne Brockmann
He was the sexiest guy she'd ever met and that was about all Jess Baxter knew about her newest tenant. Rob Carpenter was a master at dodging questions. Then the murders started - all women who looked like her.
Shane's last stand. Suzanne Brockmann
Meet Shane Laughlin, the hero of bestselling author Suzanne Brockmann's new novel Born to Darkness, in a special eBook short story about his final mission as an officer with SEAL Team Thirteen - the mission that strips him of his command, earns him a dishonourable discharge, and leaves him blacklisted and unlikely to find work in the darkly futuristic world of the mid-twenty-first century.
Cowboy boots for Christmas : (cowboy not included). Carolyn Brown
After two tours in Afghanistan, retired Army sniper Finn O'Donnell believes his new ranch outside the sleepy little town of Burnt Boot, Texas, is the perfect place for an undisturbed holiday season. But before he can settle in, an old friend shows up looking for protection and a place where nobody knows her name.
The trouble with Texas cowboys. Carolyn Brown
No sooner does pint-sized spitfire Jill Cleary set foot on Fiddle Creek Ranch than she finds herself in the middle of a hundred-year-old feud. She's doing her best to give the feuding ranchers equal time - too bad it's dark-eyed Sawyer O'Donnell who makes her blood boil and her hormones hum.
In every way. Nic Brown
Chapel Hill college student Maria finds herself in a predicament - unexpectedly pregnant at nineteen. Still reeling from the fresh discovery of her mother's diagnosis with cancer, Maria's decision to give her daughter up for adoption is one that seems to be in everyone's best interest. So when her mother proposes an extended trip to sleepy coastal town Beaufort - the same town that the adoptive couple Maria chose for her daughter just happens to live in - Maria jumps at the chance to escape. Perhaps not surprisingly, Maria finds herself listless and bored soon after her arrival in Beaufort, and a summer job seems like a cure. She has kept close watch on the couple she chose to adopt her daughter - they live mere blocks away - and, as opportunity demands, she accepts a position as their nanny. Maria ingratiates herself into the family - hesitantly, at first, and then with all the confused and chaotic fervour of a mother separated from her child.
Gardening lab for kids : 52 fun experiments to learn, grow, harvest, make, play, and enjoy your garden. Renata Fossen. Brown
A refreshing source of ideas to help your children learn to grow their own patch of earth, Gardening Lab for Kids encourages children to get outside and enjoy nature.
Smaller faster lighter denser cheaper : how innovation keeps proving the catastrophists wrong. Robert Bryce
In the face of today's environmental and economic challenges, doomsayers preach that the only way to stave off disaster is for humans to reverse course. But in this provocative and optimistic rebuke to the catastrophists, Robert Bryce shows how innovation and the inexorable human desire to make things Smaller Faster Lighter Denser Cheaper is providing consumers with Cheaper and more abundant energy, Faster computing, Lighter vehicles, and a myriad of other goods. That same desire is fostering unprecedented prosperity, greater liberty, and yes, better environmental protection.
The longest fight. Emily Bullock
Set in 1950s London amidst the gritty and violent world of boxing, this beautiful and brutal debut is the story of one man's struggle to overcome the mistakes and tragedies of his past.
Andrew : lord of despair. Grace Burrowes
After a tragic yachting accident leaves him wracked with guilt, Andrew Alexander becomes certain he doesn't deserve to be around his own family, let alone the beautiful, forthright Astrid Worthington, who has been mysteriously widowed.
Beckman. Grace Burrowes
Beckman finally emerges from the shadow of his wife's death by agreeing to restore a family estate and embarking on a dalliance with the quiet, mysterious housekeeper who resides there. But she is not who she seems.
David : lord of honor. Grace Burrowes
Letty Banks is a reluctant courtesan, keeping a terrible secret that brought her, a vicar's daughter, to a life of vice. David is determined to put respectability back in her grasp, even if that means uncovering the secrets Letty works so hard to keep hidden - secrets that could take her away from him forever.
Douglas : lord of heartache. Grace Burrowes
Douglas Allen, Viscount Amery, hates having arrived to his title without knowing how to manage his properties. Guinevere Hollister is a distant family connection raising her daughter in rural obscurity while stewarding the estate. Douglas reluctantly puts himself in Gwen's hands for lessons in land husbandry and discovers beneath her prickly exterior a woman of passion and honour.
Gabriel : lord of regrets. Grace Burrowes
After years in hiding, when Gabriel Wendover leaves behind the woman he loves to resume his place as Marquis of Hesketh, he finds the lady herself already ensconced his household, and the mysterious danger still stalking him.
Gareth : lord of rakes. Grace Burrowes
Gareth Alexander, Marquis of Heathgate, owes his life to a celebrated London madam who has left her thriving, high class brothel to distant cousin, Felicity Worthington. Gareth is to help Felicity, and he has 90 days to pass her off as a skilled madam.
Lady Jenny's Christmas portrait. Grace Burrowes
For Christmas, soft-spoken Lady Jenny Windham craves the freedom to pursue her artistic ambitions, though it will mean scandalizing her ducal parents and abandoning all hope of a family of her own.
The laird. Grace Burrowes
After years at war, Michael Brodie returns to his Highland estate, and to the bride he left behind, only to discover that his wife, Brenna, has become a stranger, and that his family expects him to set her aside, forcing him to choose between her and duty and loyalty.
A single kiss. Grace Burrowes
Hannah Stark has set her sights on corporate law to assure her a career of paperwork, predictability, and conservative suits. But her daughter needs to eat, so when Hannah is offered a temporary position in a small town firm's domestic relations department, she reluctantly accepts.
The traitor. Grace Burrowes
Abandoned in France since boyhood, despite being heir to an English barony, Sebastian St. Clair makes impossible choices to survive a tour of duty in the French Army. He returns to England hoping for the peaceful life of a country gentleman. Millicent Danforth desperately needs her position as companion to the Traitor Baron's aunt, but grieves to learn that Sebastian must continually fight a war long over. As Sebastian and Milly explore their growing passion, they uncover a plot that will cost Sebastian his life and honour, unless he does battle once more.
Baby aliens got my teacher! Pamela Butchart
One day Izzy and her friends are surprised to find that their teacher, Miss Jones, is actually being nice to them. This is the woman who was caught secretly smiling when Maisie Miller fell off her chair. There can only be one conclusion: she's been taken over by aliens, and now she wants to make them all aliens too!
My head teacher is a vampire rat! Pamela Butchart
The third zippy and zany tale by Pamela Butchart sees Izzy and her friends plunged into more primary-school craziness. This time, they decide that their new head teacher is a vampire rat, based on his being slightly scary, having the blinds drawn in his office during the day and the fact he's banned garlic bread at lunchtimes. Now they just have to come up with a plan to vanquish him…
The spy who loved school dinners. Pamela Butchart
Izzy is really pleased to have been put in charge of the new girl at school. Matilde is French, and Izzy and her friends can't wait to show her their den and its moth, and to help her avoid school dinners (also known as poison). But Matilde LOVES school dinners and even has seconds!
British gardens in time : the greatest gardens and the people who shaped them. Katie Campbell
British Gardens in Time takes four iconic gardens, each a product of its age, and provides a fascinating window into the creators and events that shaped them.
Cartboy goes to camp. L. A. Campbell
Hopelessly hapless Hal Rifkind, a.k.a. Cartboy, is off to summer camp. And not just any old camp, but history camp. Campers have to learn how to churn butter, plant maize, and carry water from the stream - or they get punished for not doing their chores. What else could possibly go wrong for Cartboy?"
Born to fly. Ryan Campbell
When Ryan Campbell was six, he fell in love with aeroplanes. Then he found a challenge that spoke to him more than the rest. In Born to Fly, Ryan recounts his remarkable journey from a boy with a dream to becoming, at age 19, the youngest person ever to circumnavigate the globe solo in a single-engine aircraft.
The sweet spot : how to find your groove at home and work. Christine Carter
Carter found herself caught up in the busyness of modern life: too many conflicting obligations and not enough time, energy, or patience to get everything done. Her goal was not to live a stress-free life, but rather to build stress resilience and find a quicker path to calm and confidence. Her trials and errors are our reward.
Brief encounters : conversations, magic moments, and assorted hijinks. Dick Cavett
Dick Cavett is back, sharing his reflections and reminiscences about Hollywood legends, American cultural icons, and the absurdities of everyday life
Murder tightly knit. Vannetta Chapman
In a town where Amish and Englisch mingle every day, a grisly murder leads to mutual suspicion. Can Amber and Hannah find the killer before fear unravels the community … or he strikes again.
An unexpected blessing. Vannetta Chapman
At 42, Etta thought her time of having children was over, but she's pregnant again. She goes into labour during a blizzard, and complications with the delivery raise fear. Etta struggles to accept God's will regarding the baby and her son, David, who moved away two years earlier in search of what he would do with his life.
Graduation day. Joelle Charbonneau
Every year, the United Commonwealth invites top graduate from each colony to participate in The Testing. Successful candidates will go on to the University and help the government work to rebuild our war-stricken world. This process is not optional…
Independent study. Joelle Charbonneau
For the attention of candidate Malencia Vale. Congratulations. You have passed The Testing. You have won a place at our prestigious university. After six months of preliminary classes, you will sit an examination. The results will be used to assign you to an area of study appropriate to your talents. The United Commonwealth urges you to consider your answers carefully during this examination. Wrong answers will be penalised.
The Testing. Joelle Charbonneau
Sixteen-year-old Malencia (Cia) Vale is chosen to participate in The Testing to attend the University; however, Cia is fearful when she figures out her friends who do not pass The Testing are disappearing.
Wheat belly fat diet : 50 wheat free recipes. John Chatham
Have you tried numerous diets and exercise, yet your health, weight, and overall appearance never seem to reach your goals? It's not your fault. For years, you've been told that including grains in our diet is essential for good health. The reality? Wheat is destructive to your health.
Tesla : man out of time. Margaret Cheney
Called a madman by his enemies, a genius by others, and an enigma by nearly everyone, Nikola Tesla was, without a doubt, a trailblazing inventor who created astonishing, sometimes world-transforming devices that were virtually without theoretical precedent.
Taken at the flood. Agatha Christie
Shortly after marrying an attractive young widow, Gordon Cloade is killed by a bomb blast in the blitz. The former Mrs Underhay is now in sole possession of the family fortune. Poirot is approached by Gordon's sister in law claiming that Mrs Underhay's first husband is still alive.
The best years of our live. Richard Clapton
Welcome to the party that never ends. When he was 16 he inveigled his way into a Sydney hotel to hang out with the Rolling Stones. From that day on, Richard Clapton knew he was going to be a rock star. In this extraordinary memoir, Richard employs his songwriter's keen powers of observation, portraiture and storytelling to tell the best story of all: the remarkable one of his own life.
A son for always. Amy Clipston
Carolyn and her husband Joshua are thrilled to be pregnant with her first child. A teenager when she had her son Benjamin, Carolyn still feels obligated to work in order to secure Ben's future, even though Josh adopted Ben. She struggles to realise that Joshua will love and protect both of their children equally.
The devil walks in Mattingly. Billy Coffey
For the three people tortured by their secret complicity in a young man's untimely death, redemption is what they most long for and the last thing they expect to receive.
In the heart of the dark wood. Billy Coffey
Mary Granderson's body was never found after a tornado swept through the town of Mattingly. For her daughter Allie, light comes from three things: her best friend Zach, the broken compass Mary gave her just before the tornado struck, and the nativity scene that has sat in their front yard ever since. Allie wakes one morning to find Mary missing from the nativity - taken, she believes, by her father in an attempt to force Allie to move on. Amidst her panic and grief, Allie discovers that the compass on her wrist - broken since the tornado - is now functioning, and the needle points not north, but to Mary…
The last girl. Stephan Collishaw
In the dying days of the last century an elderly poet wanders the streets of Lithuania's capital, haunted by a terrible secret. In a decaying tenement a washerwoman struggles between the twilight world of Vilnius's brothels and her flickering hopes of building a better life for her children. And through the tangled debris of its past and present, the story of a girl called Rachael, of a poet's great love and even greater betrayal, begins to coil its way to the surface, and demands to be told.
Lonely girl. Josephine Cox
Rosie's mother is a cruel woman and has Rosie's kind and loving father wrapped around her finger. In one tragic moment Rosie's fragile world is shattered and Rosie must face the obstacles that fate has set in her path. But secrets will out, and Rosie must uncover the shocking truth behind her mother's cruelty before she can hope for the love and happiness she deserves.
Leading from the front : the autobiography. Richard Dannatt
As Chief of the General Staff, Sir Richard Dannatt was in overall command of the British army for the three years from 2006. This title reflects on a life of military service and offers Richard's characteristically frank analysis of whether Britain's defence strategy is fit to respond to the threats we face in the 21st century
Candy Darling : memoirs of an Andy Warhol superstar. Candy Darling
Located at 33 Union Square West in the heart of New York City's pulsing downtown scene, Andy Warhol's Factory was the centre of Warhol's assembly-line production of films, books, art, and the groundbreaking Interview magazine. It also produced a subculture of Factory denizens known as superstars, a collection of talented and ambitious misfits, the most glamorous and provocative of whom was the transgender pioneer Candy Darling. Blessed with a candor, wit, and style that inspired not only Warhol, but Tennessee Williams, Lou Reed, and Robert Mapplethorpe, Darling made an indelible mark on American culture during one of its most revolutionary eras.
Wheat belly 30-minute or less cookbook. William Davis
Wheat Belly revealed that an epidemic of adverse health effects - from mysterious rashes and high blood sugar to stubborn belly fat (so-called "wheat bellies") - could be banished forever with one simple step: Saying goodbye to wheat. The Wheat Belly Cookbook built on that foundation with hundreds of delicious, family favourite recipes with a wheat-free makeover.
Down amongst the black gang : the world and workplace of RMS Titanic's stokers. Richard P. De Kerbrech
Down in the fiery belly of the luxury liners of the Titanic era, a world away from the first-class dining rooms and sedate tours of the deck, toiled the 'black gang'. Their work was gruelling and hot, and here de Kerbrech introduces the reader to the dimly lit world and workplace of Titanic's stokers.
Understanding the golf swing. Manuel De la Torre
This modern classic of golf instruction by renowned teacher Manuel de la Torre presents a simpler approach to the golf swing based on Ernest Jones's principles.
The apple spy. Terry Deary
In this retelling of an extraordinary true story, a pair of children realise that the odd strangers they see in their tiny Scottish village are German spies. Can the children alert the authorities or will the ruthless spies find them first?
The bike escape. Terry Deary
A young tearaway unwillingly evacuated to the countryside is unjustly accused of theft. He decides to make his way back home, never mind the Blitz - but he'll need to steal a bike to do it…
Murder in the stacks : Penn State, Betsy Aardsma, and the killer who got away. David DeKok
The book weaves together the events, culture, and attitudes of the late 1960s, memorializing the stabbing death of Betsy Aardsma in the stacks of Pattee Library at Penn State University's main campus in State College and her time and place in history.
Flora & Ulysses : the illuminated adventures Kate DiCamillo ; illustrated by K. G. Campbell
Rescuing a squirrel after an accident involving a vacuum cleaner, comic-reading cynic Flora Belle Buckman is astonished when the squirrel, Ulysses, demonstrates astonishing powers of strength and flight after being revived.
Funny bunnies morning, noon, and night. Sue DiCicco
Sweet, colourful artwork and fun, rhyming text throughout! Funny Bunnies is an adorable, true early reader about a big bunny family's day. These funny bunnies wake up with the sun, spend a fun-filled afternoon playing in the park, and then return home at night.
Crime & punishment. Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Crime and Punishment, based on Dostoevsky's own experience of the justice and penal system of Tsarist Russia, is a dark tale set in the dingy streets of St Petersburg, concerning the actions of a murderer who decides to commit homicide as a matter of principle.
Abyss Deep. Ian Douglas
Abyss Deep is a foreboding ocean planet torn by extremes: boiling storm world on one side, unbroken glacier on the other. Humans established a research colony there to study the planet's giant sea serpents - but the colony has gone ominously silent. When Carlyle's team arrives, they discover a vessel belonging to a warlike alien species hovering above the atmosphere. But below the ice lurks a mystery so chilling it will make even Elliot Carlyle's blood run cold.
Bloodstar. Ian Douglas
Corpsman Eliot Carlyle joined the Navy to save lives and see the universe. Now, he and Bravo Company's Black Wizards of the interstellar Fleet Marine Force are en route to Bloodworld - a hellish, volatile rock, colonized by the fanatical Salvationists who desired an inhospitable world where they could suffer for humanity's sins. However, their penance could prove fatal - for the mysterious alien race known as the Qesh have just made violent, bloody first contact.
The God squad. Paddy Doyle
The past they tried to hide. The God Squad, is both a moving and terrifying testament of the institutionalised Ireland of less than fifty years ago, as seen through the bewildered eyes of a child. During his detention, Paddy was viciously assaulted and sexually abused by his religious custodians, and within three years his experiences began to result in physical manifestations of trauma. He was taken one night to hospital and left there, never to see his custodians again. This period of his life, during which he was a constant witness to death, culminated in brain surgery at the age of ten by which time he had become permanently disabled. The God Squad is the remarkable true story of a survivor, told with an extraordinary lack of bitterness for one so shockingly and shamefully treated.
The drunken monkey : why we drink and abuse alcohol. Robert Dudley
Providing a deep-time, interdisciplinary perspective on today's patterns of alcohol consumption and abuse, Dudley links the fruit-eating behaviour of arboreal primates to the evolution of the sensory skills they use to identify ripe and fermented fruits that contain sugar and low levels of alcohol. The Drunken Monkey is designed for general readers, scholars, and students in comparative and evolutionary biology, biological anthropology, medicine, and public health.
My year without matches : escaping the city in search of the wild. Claire Dunn
Disillusioned and burnt out by life as a city 'greenocrat', Claire Dunn quit her job, her partner and her comfortable life to embark on a year-long wilderness survival skills program on the mid-north coast of NSW. Part adventure tale and part personal quest, My Year Without Matches is the story of one woman's search for belonging until an unexpected friendship emerges and the beauty of the bush opens to reveal its wild heart.
The Luck Uglies Paul Durham
Aaron has a lazy day. P. D. Eastman
Chronicles Aaron's attempts to beat the heat.
Aaron is a good sport. P. D. Eastman
Aaron the Alligator loves to play sports but isn't quite an all-star athlete.
The 3 simple rules of investing : why everything you've heard about investing is wrong - and what to do instead Michael Edesess, Kwok L. Tsui, Carol Fabbri, and George Peacock
The authors show you three simple rules you need to follow - and a few investment products that are necessary for an ideal portfolio. You'll put yourself in a stronger position - and help the economy as well.
Arcanum 101 : welcome new students Rosemary Edghill and Mercedes Lackey.
Fifteen-year-old Tomas Torres gets picked up by the police for arson. Tomas has a most unusual gift: he is a fire-starter - he can start fires with sheer force of will that flame from the tips of his fingers. But the courts decide they have enough to convict young Tomas and send him off to a school: St. Rhiannon's School for the Gifted and Exceptional Student. Things he could never have imagined happen at St. Rhia's, and in time Tomas comes to feel less alone. All students at St. Rhia's are attempting to learn to control their gifts. Tomas, too, must learn about the ethics and the laws of magic and more, how to control the strength and force of his fire.
North Child Pattou Edith
Save me. Jenny Elliott
Liberty, Oregon, high school senior Cara is more interested in whale watching than dating until she develops a strong bond with newcomer David who is hiding a devastating secret, and meanwhile her best friend, Rachel, has begun practicing witchcraft, and to top it off, she has a stalker.
Eva's treetop festival. Rebecca Elliott
Eva Wingdale gets in over her head when she offers to organize a spring festival at school. Even with her best friend Lucy's help, there is NO way she will get everything done in time. Will Eva have to ask Sue (a.k.a. Meanie McMeanerson) for help? Or will the festival have to be cancelled?
Here comes a chopper to chop off your head : the dark side of childhood rhymes and stories. Liz Evers
Here Comes a Chopper to Chop Off Your Head delves into the origins of the best-known rhymes and tales to uncover a legacy of folk superstition, rotten royal families, execution, child marriage, cannibalism, and the multitude of other random acts of cruelty that make up any classic treasury.
Forgotten Honeymoon Beverly Farr
Dark Descent Christine Feehan
Dark Dream Christine Feehan
Seven hungry babies. Candace Fleming
A mother bird frantically tries to keep her seven baby birds fed. But seven hungry hatchlings are a lot. Can one little mama manage them all?
Smile, Lily! Candace Fleming
Lily won't stop crying. Waa! Waa! Waa! Lily won't stop crying. Oh, who knows what to do? Mother? Father? Grandma? Who? Who? Who?
Tippy-tippy-tippy, hide! Candace Fleming
Having worked all summer at keeping bunnies out of his garden, Mr. McGreely looks forward to a peaceful winter - if only he can keep those naughty bunnies from invading his home.
Tippy-tippy-tippy, splash! Candace Fleming
Fed up with the constant presence of rabbits in his house and yard, Mr. McGreely goes to the beach for some fun but the pesky pufftails will not give him a break.
Dr No. Ian Fleming
Dr No is the sixth of Ian Fleming's James Bond thrillers and sees Bond at the mercy of a grotesque madman in his secret tropical lair.
For your eyes only : five secret occasions in the life of James Bond. Ian Fleming
In this collection of short stories, British secret agent James Bond must once again draw on his skills of deception and combat. For Your Eyes Only is the eighth title in the James Bond spy series. Many of the titles and plot elements from the stories have been adapted for film.
From Russia with love. Ian Fleming
James Bond is a marked man. SMERSH, the Russian organisation dedicated to wiping out foreign spies, has targeted him for elimination. Fiendish Colonel Rosa Klebb and her top assassin lay a sting for Bond in Istanbul - and they have the perfect bait in the irresistible Tatiana Romanova, whose orders are to seduce 007 and leave the rest to her superiors.
Goldfinger. Ian Fleming
Goldfinger is the seventh of Ian Fleming's James Bond novels and takes the British spy across the globe to destroy a gold-obsessed megalomaniac.
Thunderball. Ian Fleming
Blofeld - leader of the terror organisation SPECTRE - is holding the world to ransom. He has stolen two powerful atomic weapons and will destroy a major city if his demands for 100,000,000 are not met. Given one week to find the missing bombs, Bond goes to the Bahamas.
Diary of a super swimmer Shamini Flint ; illustrated by Sally Heinrich
Marcus is a maths whiz who is not good at sport. His dad is a self-help author who thinks Marcus can achieve anything he sets his mind to… with hilarious results.
Diary of a track and field titan Shamini Flint ; illustrated by Sally Heinrich
In illustrated diary format, Marcus's gentle, satiric humour and comic drawings will have readers laughing out loud while learning a surprising amount about sport.
Five trucks. Brian Floca
Five different trucks do five different jobs to get an airplane ready for takeoff.
Locomotive. Brian Floca
Learn what it was like to travel on the transcontinental railroad in the 1860s.
Moonshot : the flight of Apollo 11. Brian Floca
Here is the story of the Apollo 11 mission to the Moon - a story of leaving and returning during the summer of 1969, and a story of home, seen whole, from far away by steady astronauts in their great machines.
A mistletoe kiss. Katie Flynn
Hetty Gilbert is a canal child with no permanent address, so when she needs to join the library, Miss Preece stretches the rules to allow the girl to read on the premises. In 1939 Hetty joins in the war effort, for her knowledge of canal boats is desperately needed, whilst Miss Preece can only sit and listen to the dangers her young friend faces, knowing she herself can do nothing to help.
Paper & ink workshop : printmaking techniques using a variety of methods and materials. John Foster
This book discusses silkscreen, letterpress, and woodblock printing, and explains the techniques needed to produce the final prints. You will not only be amazed and inspired, but also able to quickly take the knowledge learned and apply it to your own work and projects.
Hunting Julian. Jacquelyn Frank
As an Advocate for his colony, Julian Sawyer travels to Earth to bring back the Chosen - women who possess energy potent enough to help revitalize his people. For months, Asia has tracked the beautiful and mysterious Julian across the country, convinced that he's behind the disappearance of her sister and a dozen other women. She's prepared to believe he's a ruthless killer, but when she presents herself as bait, she discovers that the truth is far more shocking.
Heart full of love. Kathleen Fuller
Ellie's mother loves to meddle in her personal life - especially now that Ellie's pregnant. Since Ellie is blind, her mother worries that she won't be able to handle the baby, and when Ellie gives birth to twins, her mother insists on moving in. Just when everyone reaches the breaking point, a miracle happens drawing them closer to each other and to the Lord.
Colossus : Bletchley Park's greatest secret. Paul Gannon
n 1940, almost a year after the outbreak of the Second World war, Allied radio operators at an interception station in South London began picking up messages in a strange new code. Using science, maths, innovation and improvisation Bletchley Park code breakers worked furiously to invent a machine to decipher what turned out to be the secrets of Nazi high command.
A broken kind of beautiful. Katie Ganshert
Fashion is a fickle industry, a frightening fact for twenty-four year old model Ivy Clark. Ten years in and she's learned a sacred truth - appearance is everything. Nobody cares about her broken past as long as she looks beautiful for the camera. If only her tenuous future didn't rest in the hands of Davis Knight, her mysterious new photographer.
Lord of the silver bow. David Gemmell
Three lives will change the destiny of nations. Hellkaon, the young prince of Dardania, haunted by a scarred and traumatic childhood. The priestess Andromache, whose fiery spirit and fierce independence threatens the might of kings. And the legendary warrior Argurios, cloaked in loneliness and driven only by thoughts of revenge. In Troy they find a city torn apart by destructive rivalries - a maelstrom of jealousy, deceit and murderous treachery.
Wind power : renewable energy for home, farm, and business. Paul Gipe
Live at the Fillmore East and West : getting backstage and personal with rock's greatest legends. John Glatt
In 1968, rock promoter Bill Graham launched the Fillmore East in New York City and the Fillmore West in San Francisco, changing music forever. But why did Bill Graham shutter both Fillmores within weeks of each other in 1971, during the height of their popularity? Live at the Fillmore East and West reveals how Graham's claim that "The flowers wilted and the scene changed," was not quite the whole story.
Diary of a madman, and other tales. Nikolai Vasilevich Gogol
Diary of a Madman is one of Gogol's greatest stories. The tale follows the life of a minor civil servant during the repressive era of Nicholas I. Following the format of a diary, the story shows the descent of the protagonist, Poprishchin, into insanity.
In some other world, maybe. Shari Goldhagen
In December 1992, three groups of teenagers head to the theatre to see the movie version of the famed Eons & Empires comic books. Over the next two decades, these unforgettable characters criss-cross the globe, becoming entwined by friendship, sex, ambition, fame and tragedy.
The intelligent investor. Benjamin Graham
The greatest investment advisor of the twentieth century, Benjamin Graham taught and inspired people worldwide. While preserving the integrity of Graham's original text, this revised edition includes updated commentary by noted financial journalist Jason Zweig, whose perspective incorporates the realities of today's market, draws parallels between Graham's examples and today's financial headlines, and gives readers a more thorough understanding of how to apply Graham's principles.
The strange return of Sherlock Holmes. Barry Grant
The original super-sleuth, Sherlock Holmes, is back on the case. When James Wilson retires from journalism, he decides to settle down in Herefordshire with a room-mate, a Mr Cedric Coombes, and at first thinks little of his new friend's eccentric behaviour. As Coombes displays his magnificent deductive prowess, and becomes embroiled in the police investigation of the apparent murder of a man in bathtub, Wilson, or should we say Watson, begins to wonder just who this Coombes really is.
Catch a falling heiress. Laura Lee. Guhrke
Linnet Holland wants nothing to do with fortune hunters. No, she's determined to marry a man who loves her. But just as she's about to accept the perfect marriage proposal from the man she wants, the rakish Earl of Featherstone interrupts and ruins everything, including her reputation, with his smoldering kiss.
Defending your castle : build catapults, crossbows, moats, bulletproof shields, and more defensive devices to fend off the invading hordes. William Gurstelle
A man's home is his castle, or so the saying goes, but could it withstand an attack by Attila and the Huns, Ragnar and the Vikings, Alexander and the Greeks, Genghis Khan and the Mongols, or Tamerlane and the Tartars? Backyard Ballistics author William Gurstelle poses this fascinating question to modern-day garage warriors and shows them how to build an arsenal of ancient artillery and fortifications aimed at withstanding these invading hordes.
Back to school, weird kids rule. Dan Gutman
When a tropical storm ends A.J.'s vacation earlier than expected Andrea and A.J. are sent to Camp Ockatollyquay. The catch? It's a camp to get kids ready for school! But not to worry - Andrea and A.J. rally the Ella Mentry School gang to end their summer on a note they'll never forget.
Deck the halls, we're off the walls! Dan Gutman
A. J. and his friends from Ella Mentry School are in for a weird Christmas surprise when they head to the local mall to see Santa Claus.
My weird writing tips. Dan Gutman
Presents a humourous and informative guide to writing that combines helpful style rules with story ideas and writing prompts as well as advice on how to write a story that is both engaging and correct.
Oh, Valentine, we've lost our minds. Dan Gutman
It's the week of Valentine's Day, and A.J.'s class is getting a foreign exchange student. His name is Pierre, and he's from France. But what happens when Pierre challenges A.J. to a duel (or at least a thumb war) over Andrea? One thing's for sure: when L-O-V-E comes to Ella Mentry, it spells the weirdest Valentine's Day story in the history of the world.
Killer in high heels. Gemma Halliday
All bets are off when L.A. shoe designer Maddie Springer arrives in Sin City to find her MIA father and encounters a group of aging drag queens, an organized crime ring smuggling fake Prada pumps, a killer, and a sexy LAPD cop.
Spying in high heels. Gemma Halliday
When shoe designer Maddie Springer finds her boyfriend, Richard, has gone missing, along with $20 million of his company's funds, she's determined to track him down, partly because she's certain he's innocent, but mostly because her period is late.
Undercover in high heels. Gemma Halliday
Maddie Springer, the new wardrobe assistant on a hot television show, discovers that murder is in fashion when a young starlet is found dead, forcing her to play the role of a lifetime to catch a Hollywood killer.
Monkey and Duck quack up! Jennifer Hamburg, illustrated by Edwin Fotheringham.
Monkey and Duck enter a rhyming contest but there is one problem - Duck can not rhyme and all he says is "quack."
Garrison's creed. Cristin Harber
Nicola is an injured CIA agent on the run from a failed undercover operation. Her escape plan shatters when she slams into the man who buried her a decade ago. Now, sexier than her best memory and cradling a sniper's rifle, he has questions she can't answer.
Savage secrets. Cristin Harber
Caterina Cruz has no home. No loyalties. No objection to exacting torturous revenge. Her life's mission is to destroy the terrorist who murdered her family. Then she steps into an elaborate game of charades alongside a Titan Group operative posing as an arms dealer, and her newlywed husband.
The bishop's wife Mette Ivie Harrison
In the predominantly Mormon city of Draper, Utah, some seemingly perfect families have deadly secrets. Inspired by an actual crime and written by a practising Mormon, The Bishop's Wife is both a fascinating look at the lives of modern Mormons and a grim and cunningly twisted mystery.
The abduction of Smith and Smith. Rashad Harrison
In this harrowing and thrilling work of historical fiction, two enemies become the unlikeliest of allies as they fight to save their own lives aboard a hell ship headed into the dangerous unknown.
Ash & bone. John Harvey
In his Cornish hideaway, retired Detective Inspector Frank Elder's solitary life is disturbed by a call from his estranged wife, telling him his seventeen year old daughter, Katherine, is running wild, unbalanced by a rape he feels he should have prevented. Meanwhile, in London, the capture of a violent criminal goes badly wrong, and Detective Sergeant Maddy Birch is uneasy about the reasons why, an uneasiness that is compounded when she starts to believe she is being stalked.
Gone to ground. John Harvey
Will's first thought when he saw the man's face: it was like a glove that had been pulled inside out. When police detective, Will Grayson and his partner, Helen Walker, are called upon to investigate the violent death of Stephen Bryan, a gay Cambridge academic, their attention focuses on the biography Bryan was writing about the life and death of fifties film star, Stella Leonard.
Trouble in mind. John Harvey
Jack Kiley, a professional footballer turned private investigator, is hired to track down a soldier who has gone missing while on leave from Iraq. The soldier's mind is disturbed by what he has seen and done in the war, and he is armed. There are fears both for the man himself and for the safety of his estranged wife and two young children.
How to raise pigs : everything you need to know. Philip Hasheider
From choosing a breed to bringing home the bacon, this approachable, authoritative guide covers every facet of raising pigs: breeding, housing, feeding, healthcare, showing, marketing, and butchering.
Fit to be tied. Robin Lee Hatcher
It's 1916, and Idaho rancher Cleo Arlington knows everything about horses but nothing about men. So when charged with transforming English aristocrat Sherwood Statham from playboy into cowboy, she's totally disconcerted.
A matter of character. Robin Lee Hatcher
In 1918, Daphne McKinley publishes her rough-and-tumble dime novels under a male pseudonym, but when a newspaperman enlists her aid in restoring his grandfather's good name, Daphne finds herself re-examining the power of her words and reconsidering the direction of her life.
A vote of confidence. Robin Lee Hatcher
It's 1915, and beautiful, single, Guinevere Arlington has carved out a full life in the bustling town of Bethlehem Springs, Idaho, where she teaches piano and writes for the local newspaper. Her passion for the town, its people, and the surrounding land prompt Gwen to run for mayor. But when she falls in love with her opponent, Gwen realises winning may come at too high a price.
Travelling to infinity : my life with Stephen. Jane Hawking
In this compelling memoir his first wife, Jane Hawking, relates the inside story of their extraordinary marriage. As Stephen's academic renown soared, his body was collapsing under the assaults of motor neurone disease, and Jane's candid account of trying to balance his 24-hour care with the needs of their growing family will be inspirational to anyone dealing with family illness.
It started with a kiss. Lisa Heidke
Friday Jones is distraught when Liam, her husband of nearly twenty years and the father of their teenage daughters, tells her their marriage is over. When Friday's best friend discovers she is risking further emotional pain she convinces her to end the relationship and join a dating website. But not long after Friday dives into the world of online romance she takes a couple of wrong turns.
Writing and research for graphic designers : a designer's manual to strategic communication and presentation. Steven Heller
Writing about design is not just "trade" writing, but should be accessible to everyone with an interest in design. This book is a complete, introductory guide to various forms of research and writing in design - and how they explain visuals and can be visualized.
The complete short stories of Ernest Hemingway. Ernest Hemingway
This stunning collection of short stories by Nobel Prize-winning author, Ernest Hemingway, contains a lifetime of work - ranging from fan favourites to several stories only available in this compilation.
The garden of Eden Ernest Hemingway
Set on the Cote d'Azur in the 1920s, it is the story of a young American writer, David Bourne, his glamorous wife, Catherine, and the dangerous, erotic game they play when they fall in love with the same woman.
Islands in the Stream. Ernest Hemingway
Beginning in the 1930s, Islands in the Stream follows the fortunes of Thomas Hudson from his experiences as a painter on the Gulf Stream island of Bimini, where his loneliness is broken by the vacation visit of his three young sons, to his antisubmarine activities off the coast of Cuba during World War II. A brilliant portrait of the inner life of a complex and endlessly intriguing man,
The old man and the sea. Ernest Hemingway
Tale of an aged Cuban fisherman going head-to-head (or hand-to-fin) with a magnificent marlin. His prize gets devoured by a school of sharks. Returning with little more than a skeleton, he takes to his bed and, in the very last line, cements his identification with his creator.
Fat boy vs. the cheerleaders. Geoff Herbach
When the high school cheerleading team takes over a soda vending machine's funds, which were previously collected by the pep band, Gabe Johnson, an overweight "band geek" tired of being called names and looked down on, declares war.
Black moth. Georgette Heyer
When the dashing Jack Carstares is unfairly accused of cheating at cards, he leaves the country in disgrace. Returning some years later disguised as a highwayman, his reappearance heralds a dramatic chain of events that includes a Duke, a damsel, a duel and not one, but two kidnappings.
Flight of eagles. Jack Higgins
In the early days of World War II, nations were forced to choose sides in the epic battle that would change history forever. But for two brothers, fate had already made the choice.
Paul Hollywood's bread : how to make great breads into even greater meals. Paul Hollywood
Paul Hollywood is Britain's favourite master baker. His new book is all about bread - how to make it and how to use it. Not only does Paul teach you exactly how to make a variety of breads, but for each one there is a recipe that shows you how to make a fantastic meal of it.
Paul Hollywood's British baking. Paul Hollywood
Join Paul Hollywood for a personal tour around the regions of Britain and discover the charming history of their finest baked delights.
Harmony. Stef Ann. Holm
When prim deportment teacher Edwina finds herself co-owner of a warehouse with rugged sportsman Tom, togetherness in Harmony, Montana, is anything but. Equally fierce-willed, they square off for a showdown… but they're both helpless in the face of the powerful attraction that explodes between them.
Hooked. Stef Ann. Holm
Matthew Gage arrives in Harmony, Montana to uncover the cheating going on in the town's famous annual fly-fishing contest. But as soon as Meg gets stuck under his hotel bed, he's hooked on her hoydenish charm.
Supercharged food : eat your way to health. Lee Holmes
This book will inspire you to create meals that are thoroughly delicious and loaded with health-promoting properties to supercharge your health.
Rafferty's wife. Kay Hooper
Sarah Cavell is a beautiful, brilliant cryptographer with the uncanny ability to crack any code. But her most daunting challenge may be reading the true feelings of her new "husband," Rafferty Lewis, the secretive federal agent to whom she's just been assigned.
Sense of evil. Kay Hooper
After a series of murders in which the victims are all blondes who did not resist their attacker, police chief Rafe Sullivan calls in the FBI for assistance and is concerned by the atypical methods of the responding agent, Isabel Adams.
Heart of fire. Linda Howard
A fabulous lost Amazon city once inhabited by women warriors and containing a rare red diamond: it sounded like myth, but archaeologist Jillian Sherwood believed it was real, and she was willing to put up with anything to find it - even Ben Lewis. Neither of them could foresee what the days ahead promised: an odyssey into the fiery heart of passion and betrayal, and a danger that would force them to cast their fates together.
Troll Wall : the untold story of the British first ascent of Europe's tallest rock face. Tony Howard
Norway, 1965. A team of young climbers from the north of England camp at the bottom of the tallest vertical rock face in Europe - the Troll Wall. No one has dared attempt this gigantic challenge before. Some say it will never be climbed. Written days after their success, almost half a century ago, and newly rediscovered, Tony Howard's account is a fascinating insight into the challenges of climbing a big mountain wall.
Black River. S. M. Hulse
When Wes Carver returns to Black River, he carries two things in the cab of his truck: his wife's ashes and a letter from the prison parole board. With spare prose and stunning detail, S. M. Hulse drops us deep into the heart and darkness of an American town.
Debt-proof living : how to get out of debt and stay that way. Mary Hunt
Your fool-proof guide to paying off debt, planning for the future, and breaking free of our debt-loving culture.
Snowbound Cari Hunter
The Mirror Empire Kameron Hurley
On the eve of a recurring catastrophic event known to extinguish nations and reshape continents, a troubled orphan evades death and slavery to uncover her own bloody past - while a world goes to war with itself. Stretching from desolate tundra to steamy, semi-tropical climes seething with sentient plant life, this is an epic tale of blood, mages and mercenaries, emperors and priestly assassins who must unite to save a world on the brink of ruin.
Watch me : a memoir. Anjelica Huston
Picking up where A Story Lately Told leaves off, when Anjelica Huston is 22 years old, this book is a chronicle of her glamorous and eventful Hollywood years.
Romeo redeemed. Stacey Jay
Cursed to live out eternity in his rotted corpse, Romeo, known for his ruthless, cutthroat ways, is given the chance to redeem himself by travelling back in time to save the life of Ariel Dragland. Romeo must win her heart and make her believe in love, turning her away from her darker potential before his work is discovered by the Mercenaries.
Dance of seduction. Sabrina Jeffries
It's difficult enough for Lady Clara Stanbourne to run her London home for reformed young pickpockets without having to contend with a criminal in business right next door! The mysterious Morgan Pryce is obviously dealing in stolen property, and she will never allow the handsome scoundrel to lead the children astray! Now if only Clara could douse the fiery yearning the charming cad ignites inside her.
When the rogue returns. Sabrina Jeffries
It had been a decade since Victor Cale, first cousin to the Duke of Lyons, had seen his wife. After some royal jewellery went missing from the jeweller's shop where they worked, Isabel Mertens disappeared. When Victor gets word of a woman who fits his wife's description, he sets out to confront her. But he discovers that nothing is as it seems.
After all these years. Sally John
Isabel Mendoza's past is just a memory until Tony, her boyfriend from college days, arrives in Valley Oaks. Romantic sparks fly again, but Isabel is a Christian now. Can she share her love for Jesus with Tony while keeping her painful secret?
A journey by chance. Sally John
Everybody knows everything in Valley Oaks, population 1947. And that puts Dr. Gina Philips at a distinct disadvantage when she arrives from Southern California for her favourite cousin's wedding. Had Gina really thought four weeks in the humid Midwest would help her recover from her failed relationship, a lost job, and a serious injury?
Just to see you smile. Sally John
Teacher and coach Britte Olafsson finds herself drawn to the new principal who's an ex-Marine.
The winding road home. Sally John
While Kate Kilpatrick finds herself falling in love with Tanner Carlucci, her landlady, Adele Chandler, is surprised to find two men entering her life forcing to her make decisions that will alter her status as a single mom.
How to raise rabbits : everything you need to know, breed guide & selection, proper care & healthy feeding, building facilities and fencing, showing advice Samantha and Daniel Johnson.
Rabbits are a wonderful animal to raise as a pet or as part of the livestock on a farm. They are a great starter animal for children who participate in 4-H or other rabbit shows.
Start a community food garden : the essential handbook. LaManda Joy
Community gardening enhances the fabric of towns and cities through social interactions and accessibility to fresh food, and has an enormously positive effect on the lives of everyone it touches. This hardworking guide covers every step of the process: fundraising, community organizing, site sourcing, garden design and planning, finding and managing volunteers, and managing the garden through all four seasons.
Minecraft blocks guide. Joseph Joyner
Blocks are what Minecraft is all about. Blocks make the world you play in, and permit you to release your creative energy. This is an unofficial guide.
Minecraft tips and tricks. Joseph Joyner
Among a plethora of tips and tricks described in this book there is also some advice for playing as well as some neat traps and inventions to try. Beware: if you're a beginner be prepared for some mind-blowing tips and tricks. This is an unofficial guide.
Better than perfect. Melissa Kantor
They say the higher you climb, the harder you fall - how will Juliet cope when her perfect world starts to crumble around her? With the stress of college applications looming on the night of her mother's hospitalization, Juliet takes comfort in the arms of a stranger. Now her relationship with Jason is on the rocks too - can she piece her perfect life back together?
City of liars and thieves. Eve Karlin
A crime that rocked a city. A case that stunned a nation. Based on the United States' first recorded murder trial, Eve Karlin's spellbinding debut novel re-creates early nineteenth-century New York City, where a love affair ends in a brutal murder and a conspiracy involving Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr erupts in shattering violence.
Getting started with sensors Kimmo Karvinen and Tero Karvinen
The world is full of sensors, from motion detectors to the cameras inside your smartphone. Learn to combine inexpensive sensors and microcontroller boards to make your own devices.
A short history of stupid : the decline of reason and why public debate makes us want to scream B Bernard Keane & Helen Razer
Stupid takes many forms, and they change over time, but always reflect an inability or unwillingness to grasp basic reasoning and use of evidence, wilful ignorance, conspiracy theories, denialism, lack of perspective, mistaking actions for consequences, substitution of emotion for reason, rejection of evidence that fails to validate pre-existing frameworks. Sound familiar?
Emma's gift. Leisha Kelly
The Wortham family is struck down by the deaths of two close friends, including their neighbour Wilametta Hammond, just days before Christmas 1931. Sam and Julia step in to help, but how can they manage ten extra children when they barely have enough for themselves?
Katie's dream. Leisha Kelly
Samuel and Julia Wortham return from The Fourth of July festivities they find Samuels brother Edward, out of prison and on their doorstep. Surprise turns to shock and confusion as Edward introduces a young girl named Katie and declares that Samuel is her father.
Rachel's prayer. Leisha Kelly
Nothing has been the same for Samuel and Julia Wortham since the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941. Now their own beloved son Robert has gone to fight for his country, along with three of the Hammond boys. Those left behind struggle to find their place and God's plan amidst the chaos of war.
Rorey's secret. Leisha Kelly
In the fall of 1938, two Illinois farming families - the Worthams and the Hammonds - find their faith tested when the Hammonds' farm is threatened by a raging fire.
Sarah's promise. Leisha Kelly
Frank Hammond makes a wintry journey of over two hundred miles to help his brother and look into a job offer he hopes will be the new beginning he is searching for. But all Sarah wants is to make a home as close as possible to the farms where they were raised. With their wedding date approaching, Sarah must come to terms with her doubts and misgivings while Frank finds that a gesture of kindness to strangers has opened a surprising door of renewed hope.
Easy teddies to knit! : knitted teddy bears to get your paws on. Emma King
Only basic knitting skills and materials are needed to create patterns for the gorgeous knitted teddy bears, ranging in height from 8-16 inches, and a full range of costumes and outfits.
The stone maiden. Susan King
Desperate to save her diminished clan, Alainna MacLaren, heiress to a vast Highland property, seeks a warrior to protect her people - but he must agree to marry her and take her clan's surname. When the king sends a foreign knight to wed Alainna and gain control of her lands, Sebastien le Bret vows to lend his sword but not his heart, nor will he sacrifice his name and honour.
The swan Maiden. Susan King
When Lady Juliana, a beautiful Scottish rebel, is captured by the English and paraded as the legendary Swan Maiden, a knight sworn to the English king recognises her as the girl he rescued years before. Ordered by the king to marry her and find the rebels she protects, Sir Gawain must resist the beautiful, feisty rebel.
The sword maiden. Susan King
Eva MacArthur is desperate to protect her dispossessed clan and reclaim her island fortress from the evil lord who has stolen her heritage. To win she must take up a sword and rely on the man she once loved.
Angels walking. Karen Kingsbury
One-time national baseball hero Tyler Ames has lost everyone he loves on a quest to make it to the big league. Then, just when things seem to be turning around, Tyler hits rock bottom as he discovers that, across the country, his only love Sami Dawson has moved on.
Redeployment Phil Klay
Phil Klay's Redeployment takes readers to the frontlines of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, asking us to understand what happened there, and what happened to the soldiers who returned. Interwoven with themes of brutality and faith, guilt and fear, helplessness and survival, the characters in these stories struggle to make meaning out of chaos.
Then came you. Lisa Kleypas
Determined to save her sister from an undesired marriage to Lord Alex Raiford, reckless and beautiful Lily Lawson finds herself falling for the handsome, enigmatic nobleman.
Ice cap. Chris Knopf
Pulled by a murder case back into the heart of her late husband's eccentric family during a harrowing Hamptons winter, Jackie Swaitkowski finds her principles of right and wrong challenged by criminal intrigues, a romantic prospect, organized crime, and digital wizardry.
Spam nation : the inside story of organized cybercrime - from global epidemic to your front door. Brian Krebs
In Spam Nation, investigative journalist and cybersecurity expert Brian Krebs unmasks the criminal masterminds driving some of the biggest spam and hacker operations targeting Americans and their bank accounts.
20 ways to draw a dress and 44 other fabulous fashions and accessories : a sketchbook for artists, designers, and doodlers. Julia Kuo
Each spread features 20 inspiring illustrated examples of modern drawings of little black dresses, summery hats, stylish shoes, faux fur coats and much, much more.
Backlash Lynda La Plante
Late night on a notorious high-rise estate in Hackney a white van is being driven erratically. The driver is pulled over by the police and questioned. A woman on the street after a long evening's drinking. She never makes it home. A suspect, an arrest, a confession. A case done and dusted?
Bella Mafia. Lynda La Plante
Despite round-the-clock protection, all the Luciano men are killed the night before a family wedding. The don's wife, Graziella and daughters-in-law Theresa and Sophia, and Theresa's daughter Rosa become involved in the business themselves. They implacably take revenge in the ruthless manner of their age-old code, and the strongest of them becomes the new head of the family, the bella mafiosa…
Entwined. Lynda La Plante
In the newly liberated streets of modern Berlin two women, a pampered, beautiful Baroness, losing control of her mind, and a fearless wild animal trainer, facing the greatest challenge of her career, are drawn together by a series of tragic and extraordinary coincidences.
The escape. Lynda La Plante
Colin Burrows is desperate. Recently sent to prison for burglary, he knows that his four year sentence means that he will miss the birth of his first child. Sharing a cell with Colin is Barry Marsden. Unlike most of the inmates, Barry actually likes prison life so he is upset that he will have to leave on parole soon. Sad to see his cellmate looking depressed, Barry hatches a plan to get Colin out of jail for the birth.
The legacy. Lynda La Plante
Hugh is a hard-drinking lion of the Welsh Valleys. His daughter, Evelyn lost her heart to a travelling gypsy. And handsome prize-fighter Freedom was saved from the gallows to do battle for the heavy weight championship of the world. Lynda La Plante delves into the lives of a remarkable family and its fortunes, and the curse that forged their names.
Royal flush. Lynda La Plante
'The Colonel' was rumoured to have masterminded the most successful robberies of the past decade. Now he's back playing his old game.
Sleeping cruelty. Lynda La Plante
Warren Fielding is funding James Mobery's political campaign, but when Mobery commits suicide on the eve of the election, Fielding's reputation is in ruins. He turns from respected entrepreneur to social outcast, and has to face his friends who are all too ready to discard him.
The talisman. Lynda La Plante
From the goldmines of South Africa to the boardrooms of the City of London, from the risks of the casinos to the heady glamour of the London fashion world, the author continues the saga of a family's fortunes.
Twisted. Lynda La Plante
Marcus and Lena Fulford are the envy of their friends but appearances mask a strained relationship almost at breaking point. Marcus's latest business venture has failed, draining Lena, the major breadwinner, dry. It is only when daughter Amy is reported missing from school and her friend's mother reveals that, instead of staying with them, Amy was visiting her father - a fact vehemently denied by Marcus - that Lena contacts the police. DI Victor Reid, in charge of the case, fears the worst - abduction or murder.
Max and Mo go apple picking Patricia Lakin, illustrated by Brian Floca
Max and Mo have fun after the students return from picking apples. Max and Mo are tired of eating corn. Luckily the big ones - the kids - just went apple picking. Everyone knows you can make applesauce with apples, but is there anything else you can make with them?
Gemma's bluff. Karly Lane
When smart and reliable Gemma and spontaneous Jasmine decide to spend a working holiday on a large rural property, their friends and family are surprised. Neither has any experience of country life. Away from her family, Gemma feels liberated. The longer she's away the more she questions what she really wants to do with her future.
The escape. Kathryn Lasky
Estrella is a filly, daughter of the lead mare, one of a shipment of horses bound for the new world, but when the ship is becalmed and the horses are dropped overboard to lighten the load, Estrella finds that it is up to her to lead the herd to land and safety.
Star rise. Kathryn Lasky
As the filly Estrella leads her herd north to good grass and water, the stallion Hold On, blinded in the canyon fire, is found by the human boy Tijo, who has an ability to understand horses that sets him apart from other humans but when Hold On and Tijo catch up with the herd, Estrella must decide whether or not the horses should accept this boy or drive him away.
All about love. Stephanie Laurens
The last unwed male in his family, roguish Alasdair "Lucifer" Cynster, decides to escape to rural Devon in order to avoid the matchmaking mothers and their marriage-minded daughters in Regency London, only to meet Phyllida Tallent, a headstrong, independent, and wealthy beauty.
All about passion. Stephanie Laurens
When Chillington is elected an 'honorary Cynster' he knows he needs a wife, and an heir. He agrees to marry a woman he believes to be pliant and quiet. Unfortunately for him, the woman he thinks is Francesca Rawling is really her cousin, Franni. Francesca herself is proud, passionate and opinionated - in short the perfect bride for a Cynster…
The brazen bride. Stephanie Laurens
They're bold, courageous, resolute … ex-officers of the Crown united against a deadly traitor known only as the Black Cobra. Shipwrecked, wounded, he risks all to pursue his mission - only to discover a partner as daring and brazen as he.
The capture of the Earl of Glencrae. Stephanie Laurens
Angelica Cynster is certain she'll recognise the love of her life at first sight. When her eyes meet those of a mysterious nobleman across a candlelit ballroom, and her pulse begins to quicken, she knows beyond doubt that he's the one. But her heart is soon pounding for an entirely different reason, when this same man abducts her, whisking her out of London, into the wild and untamed Scottish highlands.
The elusive bride Stephanie Laurens
Gareth Hamilton is stunned when he recognizes Emily Ensworth on his ship. The veil she wears is not enough to disguise her from him - or from the man hired to kill her. Whisking Emily to safety, Gareth realises that the Black Cobra is on to them.
A gentleman's honor. Stephanie Laurens
The Season has yet to begin, and the second member of the Bastion Club, tall, handsome Anthony Blake, Viscount Torrington, is already a target for every matchmaking mama in London. By masquerading as the widowed "Mrs. Carrington" Alicia can act as the perfect chaperone - but fashionable ladies are not accused of murder… When Tony Blake discovers Alicia standing over a dead body in his godmother's garden, every instinct tells him she is innocent.
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.
In pursuit of Eliza Cynster. Stephanie Laurens
Brazenly kidnapped from her sister Heather's engagement ball, Eliza Cynster is spirited north from London to Edinburgh. Desperate and determined to escape, she seizes upon the first possible champion who happens along - gentleman scholar Jeremy Carling.
The lady chosen. Stephanie Laurens
Tristan Wemyss, Earl of Trentham, never expected he'd need to wed within a year or forfeit his inheritance. But he is not one to bow to the matchmaking mamas of the ton and the lady he chooses is the enchanting neighbour living with her family next door.
A lady of his own. Stephanie Laurens
The seven members of the Bastion Club have served loyally in the perilous service of the Crown. Now they've banded together to support one another through their most dangerous mission of all: getting married.
Lost and found. Stephanie Laurens
Reggie Carmathen needs to marry. His mother insists, and even his friends are hinting. But then he stumbles over Anne Ashford, a quiet, gentle English rose and a long time family acquaintance, who, shockingly, seems determined to go where ladies should not tread … unable to refuse a damsel in need, through their adventures Reggie uncovers hidden depths - in both Anne and himself.
On a wicked dawn. Stephanie Laurens
Though torn between indignant affront and astonished relief, Amelia Cynster's nevertheless thrilled that Luc has agreed to her outrageous marriage proposal. However, rather than submitting to a hasty wedding as Amelia had planned, the exasperating lord insists on wooing her properly - in public and in private. But there is method behind the viscount's madness - he has a secret reason for wooing Amelia.
On a wild night. Stephanie Laurens
Where are all the exciting men in London? After spending years in the glittering ballrooms of the ton, Amanda Cynster is utterly bored by the current crop of colourless suitors. Determined to take matters into her own hands, one night she shockingly goes where no respectable lady ever should, but where many an intriguing gentleman might be found.
The perfect lover. Stephanie Laurens
Never let it be said that a Cynster male can't face up to the one unassailable truth: A successful marriage gives life its fullest meaning. To achieve true contentment, Simon must find a lady accomplished enough to be his wife, so he discreetly begins his search at a house party at Glossup Hall … and is astonished that the lady who immediately captures his interest is Portia Ashford.
The promise in a kiss. Stephanie Laurens
One evening, while strolling through a quiet, moonlit Parisian courtyard, 16-year-old heiress Helena encounters a handsome and mysterious Englishman. Though he doesn't reveal his name, before bidding her farewell he rewards her with a sensuous kiss. She does not yet know that she has met her destiny - and he is none other than Sebastian Cynster, 5th Duke of St. Ives.
A rake's vow. Stephanie Laurens
He vowed he'd never marry. To Vane Cynster, Bellamy Hall seems like the perfect place to temporarily hide from London's husband hunters. But when he encounters irresistible Patience Debbington, Vane realises he's met his match …
The Reckless Bride Stephanie Laurens
A bold, courageous, determined ex-officer of the Crown, Captain Rafe Carstairs is the final hope for thwarting the evil traitor known only as The Black Cobra. A roguish charmer but possessing inner steel, he races to complete his assignment against impossible odds - a mission made suddenly more perilous by the proud English rose he must now protect from villainous hordes.
A rogue's proposal. Stephanie Laurens
Demon Cynster has seen love bring his brethren to their knees, and he's vowed that he will not share their fate - until he spies Felicity Parteger sneaking around his country estate. Demon remembers Felicity as a mere chit of a girl, but now she stands before him begging for his help and worthy of love he's vowed never to surrender to any woman.
Scandal's bride. Stephanie Laurens
How can an honourable lady like Lady Catriona Hennessy unite with a rake like Richard Cynster? Though charmed by his commanding presence, she cannot give up her independence. Marriage had not previously been on Richard's agenda, but perhaps taming the lady was just the challenge he needs - if he can have the rights of the marriage bed without making any revealing promises of love?
A secret love. Stephanie Laurens
When a mysterious lady, her face hidden by a black veil, begs Gabriel Cynster for his help, he cannot refuse her plea. For despite her disguise, Gabriel finds the woman alluring and he is powerless to deny her. Lady Alathea Morwellan knows Gabriel is intrigued, but despite the sparks that fly between them, they have never passed a civil moment together.
The taming of Ryder Cavanaugh. Stephanie Laurens
The Honourable 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. But destiny has a different plan.
The taste of innocence. Stephanie Laurens
Although he's seen the many successful unions of his Cynster connections, Charles Morwellan, the eighth Earl of Meredith has also watched his father's obsessions nearly destroy their family and fortune, a mistake Charles will not repeat. But as Lord Meredith he must marry, so he offers for Sarah, the daughter of his neighbours Lord and Lady Conningham.
Temptation and surrender. Stephanie Laurens
Jonas Tallent, who has masterfully taken the reins of his family's estate, never expected a delectable morsel like Miss Emily Beauregard to step into his library, but he certainly isn't about to hire her as manager for the village inn. Emily herself hadn't expected her current circumstances, but she has her reasons and doesn't plan to share them, even with someone as seductive as Jonas.
The truth about love. Stephanie Laurens
Gerrard Debbington accepts a commission to paint a young woman's portrait in exchange for access to her father's celebrated yet strictly private gardens, but when he learns the woman may be in danger, he appoints himself her protector.
The untamed bride. Stephanie Laurens
They're battle-hardened, sinfully wealthy, completely unstoppable - and all male: Four officers of the Crown, fighting against a deadly foe known only as the Black Cobra. He is a man who has faced peril without flinching, determined to fight for king and country. She is a bold, beautiful woman with a scandalous past, destined to become an untamed bride. Together they must vanquish the ruthless enemy, while confronting the dangers of the heart.
What price love? Stephanie Laurens
There is nothing more fascinating than a darkly handsome rake, especially one as controlled and elusive as Dillon Caxton, protégé of Demon Cynster. Despite his dangerous air, Dillon is a man of sterling reputation, but it wasn't always so. His standing and aloofness make Dillon undeniably desirable to young ladies, but despite all the lures thrown his way, he remains uninterested - his attention unfixed. Until Miss Priscilla Dalling erupts into his life.
Prince of fools. Mark Lawrence
The Red Queen is old but the kings of the Broken Empire fear her as they fear no other. Her grandson Jalan Kendeth is a coward, a cheat and a womaniser; and tenth in line to the throne. While his grandmother shapes the destiny of millions, Prince Jalan pursues his debauched pleasures. Until he gets entangled with Snorri ver Snagason, a huge Norse axe man, and dragged against his will to the icy north.
Dead drop : a Spider Shepherd short story. Stephen Leather
A short story featuring SAS trooper Dan "Spider" Shepherd in action in Afghanistan, helping a 12-year-old boy get revenge for the death of his father.
God loves Haiti Dimitry Elias. Leger
A story of romance, politics, and religion that traces the fates of three lovers in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and the challenges they face readjusting to life after an earthquake devastates their city.
Good night, Knight. Betsy Lewin
After a tantalizing dream about golden cookies, Knight and his horse embark on a quest for baked goods.
Benedict Cumberbatch : the biography. Justin Lewis
Benedict Cumberbatch has played detective and monster, barrister and scientist, politician and painter, comic and spy. Justin Lewis traces Benedict Cumberbatch's career to date, from his early promise in Harrow School plays, through his first supporting roles in film, theatre and TV, to national and international acclaim.
Clutter free : quick and easy steps to simplifying your space. Kathi Lipp
If you've ever wished you could clear out your clutter, simplify your space, and take back your life, Kathi Lipp's new book has just the solutions you need.
Happy habits for every couple Kathi and Roger Lipp
In Happy Habits for Every Couple, Kathi Lipp and husband Roger show you practical, fun-filled ways to put love and laughter back into your marriage.
One mad night. Julia London
Chelsea Crawford and Ian Rafferty are high profile ad execs in cutthroat competition for a client. When a major winter storm puts New York City on lockdown, the two rivals have to make it through the night together - oh, the many ways in which opposites attract…
The bracelet. Dorothy Love
Celia Browning dreams of the day when her childhood sweetheart Sutton Mackay comes home to Savannah after two years in Jamaica managing his family's shipping interests. But just as Sutton returns, a newspaper reporter arrives in town, determined to pry into twin tragedies that took place at the Browning mansion on Madison Square when Celia was a child.
A proper marriage. Dorothy Love
Following a brief romance with George Mackenzie, Blue Gap's most desirable suitor, Olivia Brooks finds herself abandoned and expecting a child and she hastily weds George's brother Luke. An accident on the road delivers the young couple into the care of a Tennessee Quaker family where they struggle to make peace with their pasts and to forge at last a proper marriage.
Lover in the rough. Elizabeth Lowell
Reba Farrall was lost - until a kindly old gentleman took her under his wing and helped heal her shattered spirit. Now her dearest friend is gone, leaving her with a doubting, broken heart… and half-interest in a California gem mine.
Only love. Elizabeth Lowell
Shannon Conner grew up in a Colorado cabin, isolated from the world. Now, she lives as a lonely young widow in the cold mountains. Forced to fend for herself, Shannon valiantly attempts to deflect the harassment of local bullies, but she is grossly outnumbered. However, when Rafael "Whip" Moran, the man who will defend her honour, enters her life, everything changes.
Only mine. Elizabeth Lowell
Agreeing to rescue Lady Jessica Charteris from an unwanted marriage to a vile British lord only if she will accompany him to America as his wife, Wolfe Lonetree takes his bride to the West, where Jessica is determined that theirs be a marriage in name only.
Only you. Elizabeth Lowell
Matt "Reno" Moran should never have trusted wily cardsharp Evelyn Starr Johnson, but she has enflamed his passions as no woman has before, and she has Moran's map to a lost gold mine.
The magician's lie. Greer Macallister
The Amazing Arden is the most famous female illusionist of her day, renowned for her notorious trick of sawing a man in half on stage. One night in Waterloo, Iowa, with young policeman Virgil Holt watching from the audience, she swaps her trademark saw for a fire ax. Is it a new version of the illusion, or an all-too-real murder?
Alone with God : rediscovering the power and passion of prayer. John MacArthur
To be Alone with God - such an opportunity should be the Christian's one great desire. How sad that so many believers view prayer as an obligation and spend brief amounts of time with the Father.
Rats! Alan MacDonald
More disgusting than ever, with crazier plans and increasingly madcap schemes, Bertie continues to delight his legions of fans who revel in his revolting ways. Join Bertie in Rats! his 23rd adventure, as he crosses paths with a cheeky rodent, takes part in a chaotic cross-country run, and tries to get his dog Whiffer to eat healthily - with disastrous results!
Smash! Alan MacDonald
Join Bertie in Smash! his 22nd adventure, as he finds himself in a spot of bother with Mrs Nicely next door, tries his hand at a round of golf and joins Gran in a winning game of Bingo!
Toothy! Alan MacDonald
Bertie takes a reluctant trip to the dentist, tries to keep his cool on the hottest day of the year, and causes a mid-air emergency whilst flying with a very nervous Dad.
Zombie! Alan MacDonald
Bertie finds himself on the run from a zombified Eugene, discovers a new dance craze, and gets caught up in some monkey business on a trip to the zoo.
The shop on Blossom Street. Debbie Macomber
Four women, brought together by the age-old craft of knitting, make unexpected discoveries - about themselves and each other.
Someday soon. Debbie Macomber
Unable to get the beautiful Linette Collins out of his mind, soldier of fortune Cain McClellan decides to leave his post in the jungle to persuade Linette to risk her heart again.
Sooner or later. Debbie Macomber
No one in the tiny town of Boothill, Texas, knows the real Shaun Murphy. But he can't hide from the pretty young postmistress, Letty Madden. Letty's brother is missing, and she knows Murphy's the only one who can help her find him.
The spice box letters. Eve Makis
Journalist Melina Knight longs to know why her grandmother, Mariam, so rarely speaks about her family and childhood. When Mariam dies suddenly, she inherits her grandmother's journal and handwritten letters stashed in a wooden spice box - cryptic treasures written in Armenian, Mariam's mother tongue.
The trouble with tigers : the rise and fall of South-East Asia. Victor Mallet
By the mid-1990s, south-east Asia and its fast-growing economies were the envy of the world. The region's leaders boasted that their societies, based on hard work and family values, were superior to those of the decadent West. Then came the financial crash of 1997. The Trouble with Tigers examines in detail the miracle that turned sour.
Hot lead, cold iron. Ari Marmell
From the underworld to the Otherworld… Mick Oberon may look like just another 1930s private detective, but beneath the fedora and the overcoat, he's got pointy ears and he's packing a wand.
My heart is a drunken compass : a memoir. Domingo Martinez
With his trademark tragic-comical voice and arresting storytelling, Domingo Martinez once again delivers a deeply personal memoir full of wry asides and poignant, thoughtful reflections. Feeling estranged from his family in Texas over the years, isolated and alone in Seattle, he turns to writing as a therapeutic tool. The underlying themes of addiction and recovery and their powerful impact on family dynamics also emerge within the narrative, as he struggles with his inner demons.
Fear the darkness. Becky Masterman
Retired FBI agent Brigid Quinn knows how difficult it can be to overcome one's past, but she is nothing if not a fighter. After her sister-in-law dies, Brigid's seventeen-year-old niece Gemma-Kate comes to live with her and Carlo. Brigid doesn't exactly love the idea, but family is family. Meanwhile she agrees to help a local couple by investigating the death of their son until dangerous things start to happen.
The Element encyclopedia of magical creatures : the ultimate A-Z of fantastic beings from myth and magic John & Caitlin Matthews
From unicorns and trolls to werewolves and griffins, this comprehensive guide is the key to discovering every magical creature from myth, folklore and legend around the world.
Bodyguard of lies. Bob Mayer
Two women become inextricably involved in a dangerous web of lies, intrigue, and betrayal as they fight for their lives and the safety of their country.
Chasing the lost. Bob Mayer
Horace Chase arrives on Hilton Head Island to pay his last respects at the Intracoastal Waterway where his late mother's ashes were spread and to inspect the home his mother left him in her will. He's been recently forced into retirement, his divorce is officially final, and now he's standing in the middle of the front yard of his 'new' house where a tree has crashed right through the centre of it. What could possibly go wrong?
Dragon Sim-13. Bob Mayer
As Chinese students are dying in Tiananmen Square, the U.S. stages Dragon SIM-13 - a routine computer exercise. But the program has been written by Doctor Meng, a refugee determined to strike a blow against his onetime tormentors in Beijing, and Sgt. Dave Riley and his Green Beret A-team find themselves actually in China, confronting disaster when a helicopter crash leaves half the men stranded in hostile territory.
Eyes of the hammer. Bob Mayer
A US Army Special Forces team carrying sterilized weapons and unmarked uniforms is on its way to Colombia. The mission: conduct covert, unilateral raids to destroy cocaine processing laboratories. Of course nothing is as it seems especially once the CIA gets involved.
The gate. Bob Mayer
Lake, a covert operative for the United States government, is on the trail of rogue militia terrorists. He begins to learn that various factions are all searching for something in the San Francisco area. Something powerful. Something that was lost over sixty years ago, but still can be a powerful weapon in the wrong hands.
I, Judas : the 5th gospel. Bob Mayer
As a massive object appears in space heading directly toward Earth, the Brotherhood heralds it as one of the signs the Rapture and it's just three days away. They have been preparing to use advanced technology to send the word of God directly into the minds of every human on the planet. Believing him to be the anti-Christ, they also send a team of assassins to find the Great Betrayer and kill him before Armageddon. Opposing the Brotherhood is the Triumvirate of the Illuminati. Three survivors do finally make it to Judas, and he tells them a story, the true story of what happened over two millennia ago. And what is approaching.
The Line. Bob Mayer
They killed Patton when he opposed them. They've cowered Presidents into going to war. For more than half a century, a secret organisation of Army officers known as The Line has been covertly manipulating US Policy. Now, in a political climate rife with dissent and unrest, The Line has ordered a pivotal top-secret operation that will let the world know who is really in charge.
Lost girls. Bob Mayer
Maj. Jack Gant is called in from his South Carolina island home to oversee an investigation involving the abduction of Emily Cranston, daughter of Fort Bragg Special Warfare Center commander Col. Samuel Cranston. The motive for the abduction is revenge, and the perpetrators have been highly trained in how to carry it out - by the U.S. government.
Omega missile. Bob Mayer
A nuclear holocaust is just a button away - and someone's about to push it. The secret - the ultimate weapon, a missile that carries no warhead, just a doomsday system that can will launch every nuclear device in the US arsenal. The last, best hope - Thorpe and Parker. He's a Special Forces soldier with a marriage on the rocks and first hand knowledge of the terrorist leader. She's an Air Force missile specialist. Both are racing the clock to stop the Omega Missile before zero hour arrives.
Section eight. Bob Mayer
Captain Jim Vaughn is offered a chance to redeem himself when he is approached by an enigmatic government agent working for The Organization looking for a few desperate men. This group of misfits has been assembled for two reasons - they are skilled, and they are expendable. But the deeper Vaughn gets into the unique group, the more he realises that The Organization may be concealing more than the rap sheets of its most unusual operators.
The undertaker's daughter. Katherine Mayfield
On the last day of 1959 my father, the Beau Brummel of morticians, piled us into his green and white Desoto in which we looked like a moving pack of Salem cigarettes. When our big boat of a car glided into Jubilee we circled the town square and headed towards the residential section of Main Street. y parents were total strangers to this tiny enclave, but it didn't matter because my father had finally realised his dream in this old house, which was to own his own funeral home.
Playing with type : 50 graphic experiments for exploring typographic principles. Lara McCormick
Playing with Type is a hands-on, playful approach to learning type application and principles. The author provides designers with a "toolkit" of ideas and skills developed through the process of play. The awareness and sensitivity to type styles, forms, and type choices gained through these visual experiments will increase the designer's confidence in their personal and professional work.
Silver skin. D.L. McDermott
Helene Whitney has been losing time. Not losing track of time - but finding whole blank spaces, hours, in her day she can't account for. A year ago she would have written it off as overwork and exhaustion, but that was before she found out about the Good Neighbors, the Fair Folk, the Beautiful People, the Fae.
Gabriel's atonement. Vickie McDonough
All Gabe Coulter ever wanted was to live a comfortable life as a successful gambler, but a confrontation with a disgruntled cowboy who'd just lost to Gabe leads to a family man dying in his arms. Lara Talbot sees Gabe as a derelict like her husband and wants nothing to do with him. But as she struggles to provide for her family and makes plans to claim property in the upcoming Oklahoma land rush, she wonders if God might have sent the meddling gambler to help.
iPad portable genius. Paul McFedries
Make the most of your iPad with these savvy tips and techniques.
Not quite Darcy. Terri Meeker
Romance novel junkie Eliza Pepper always thought she was born too late, but now she really is stuck in the wrong time. Tasked with mending a tear in the timeline, she's trying desperately to fit into 1873 London. William Brown has always taken pride in his mastery of English decorum, but his new maid is a complete disaster, has thrown his household into chaos… and he finds her utterly captivating.
Easy bootees to knit : snuggly baby bootees for tiny toes. Zoe Mellor
There are funky animal boots, nostalgic lace patterns, simple slippers, snug cuffed bootees (guaranteed to stay on the most restless feet) and classic cables among the collection - indeed, something to suit any baby, from newborn to 18 months.
Marty McGuire. Kate Messner
When tomboy Marty is cast as the princess in the third-grade play, she learns about improvisation, which helps her become more adaptable.
Marty McGuire digs worms! Kate Messner
With help from her Grandma Barb, Marty builds a habitat for worms in her school cafeteria as part of the Save the Earth Project.
Marty McGuire has too many pets! Kate Messner
After visiting a great ape sanctuary, Marty and her friends set out to raise the money to "adopt" a chimpanzee by organizing a talent show at school and starting a pet-sitting business in Marty's basement - which soon gets out of hand.
A view from a broad Bette Midler
The noted singer's notes from abroad, written during a nonstop 1980 concert tour through Europe and Australia, present the Divine Miss M's bawdy, raunchy, innocent, and perceptive views of the world at large.
Christmas pudding. Nancy Mitford
Author Nancy Mitford transplants a group of confirmed Londoners to the Cotswolds and takes the reader for a romp through British society, both country and city, during the '20s and'30s.
Burned. Karen Marie Moning
Burned picks up right where the surprising conclusion of Iced left off, and features beloved characters Mac and Dani O'Malley as they embark on another high-octane adventure in the Fever world.
Shadowfever. Karen Marie Moning
Alina is dead and her sister Mac has returned to Ireland, the country that expelled them, to hunt her sister's murderer. But after discovering that she descends from a bloodline both gifted and cursed, she descends into an epic battle between humans and Fae immortals as the Sinsar Dubh turns on her, and begins mowing a deadly path through those she loves.
Faefever Karen Marie. Moning
When MacKayla Lane receives a torn page from her dead sister's journal, she is stunned by Alina's desperate words. And now MacKayla knows that her sister's killer is close. But evil is closer. And suddenly the sidhe-seer is on the hunt: For answers. For revenge. And for an ancient book of dark magic so evil, it corrupts anyone who touches it.
Getting life : an innocent man's 25-year journey from prison to peace : a memoir. Michael Morton
On August 13, 1986 Michael Morton went to work at his usual time. By the end of the day, his wife Christine had been savagely bludgeoned to death in the couple's bed. Michael was swiftly sentenced to life in prison for a crime he had not committed.
Bowling fundamentals. Michelle Mullen
With detailed coverage of the equipment in the game along with breaking down the shot to its most basic elements from approach, arm swing, release and follow through, the author helps bowlers understand the mental side of the game and how making successful adjustments to their approach to the game can make a significant impact on the score sheet.
The book and the brotherhood. Iris Murdoch
Many years ago Gerard Hernshaw and his friends 'commissioned' one of their number to write a political book. Time passes and opinions change. 'Why should we go on supporting a book which we detest?' Rose Curtland asks. 'The brotherhood of Western intellectuals versus the book of history,' Jenkin Riderhood suggests. The theft of a wife further embroils the situation. Moral indignation must be separated from political disagreement. Tamar Hernshaw has a different trouble and a terrible secret. Can one die of shame? In another quarter a suicide pact seems the solution. Duncan Cambus thinks that, since it is a tragedy, someone must die. Someone dies. Rose, who has gone on loving without hope, at least deserves a reward.
The message to the planet. Iris Murdoch
For years, Alfred Ludens has pursued mathematician and philosopher Marcus Vallar in the belief that he possesses a profound metaphysical formula, a missing link of great significance to mankind. Luden's friends are more sceptical. Can human thinking discover the foundations of human consciousness? Iris Murdoch's endlessly inventive imagination has touched a fundamental question of our time.
The head gardeners : forgotten heroes of horticulture. Toby Musgrave
The great head gardeners of Victorian and Edwardian Britain enjoyed a status and an importance that extended far beyond the walled frontiers of their fiefdoms. In this scholarly and highly entertaining book Toby Musgrave rescues the head gardeners from the backwaters of horticultural history and restores them to their rightful place as the founders of their profession.
The end of power : from boardrooms to battlefields and churches to states, why being in charge isn't what it used to be. Moises Naim
Power is shifting from large, stable armies to loose bands of insurgents, from corporate leviathans to nimble start-ups, and from presidential palaces to public squares. But power is also changing, becoming harder to use and easier to lose. As a result, argues award-winning columnist and former "Foreign Policy" editor Moises Naim, all leaders have less power than their predecessors, and the potential for upheaval is unprecedented.
Build your own quadcopter : power up your designs with the Parallax Elev-8. Donald Norris
Build and customize radio-controlled quadcopters that take off, land, hover, and soar.
Lost in America : a journey with my father. Sherwin B. Nuland
The author offers an account of his father's life, from the turn-of-the-century arrival of a young immigrant from Russia to his struggle against poverty, tragedy, and illness, and explores how his father's life influenced his own.
The sacrifice. Joyce Carol Oates
When a fourteen-year-old girl is the alleged victim of a terrible act of racial violence, the incident shocks and galvanizes her community, exacerbating the racial tension that has been simmering in this New Jersey town for decades.
Knit Nordic : 20 contemporary accessories inspired by 4 traditional sweater patterns. Eline Oftedal
Traditional Nordic patterns can be seen everywhere, from the catwalk to the high street. In this book from new knit designer Eline Oftedal, four iconic Norwegian knitting patterns Marius, Voss, Setesdal and Fana are given new shapes and forms.
Reluctantly charmed. Ellie O'Neill
Kate McDaid is listing her new-year's resolutions hoping to kick-start her rather stagnant love life and career when she gets some very strange news. To her surprise, she is the sole benefactor of a great great-great-great aunt and self-proclaimed witch also called Kate McDaid, who died over 130 years ago. Witty, enchanting and utterly addictive, Reluctantly Charmed is about what happens when life in the fast lane collides with the legacy of family, love and its possibilities and a little bit of magic.
Brisingr. Christopher Paolini
Following the colossal battle against the Empire's warriors, Eragon and Saphira narrowly escaped with their lives. But, more awaits the Rider and his dragon, as Eragon finds himself bound by promises he may not be able to keep, including his oath to cousin Roran to help rescue his beloved Katrina.
Eldest. Christopher Paolini
After successfully evading an Urgal's ambush, Eragon is adopted into the Ingeitum clan and sent to finish his training so he can further help the Varden in their struggle against the Empire.
Eragon. Christopher Paolini
In Aagaesia, a fifteen-year-old boy of unknown lineage called Eragon finds a mysterious stone that weaves his life into an intricate tapestry of destiny, magic, and power, peopled with dragons, elves, and monsters.
The ethnic cleansing of Palestine. Ilan Pappe
Decisively debunking the myth that the Palestinian population left of their own accord in the course of this war, Ilan Pappe offers impressive archival evidence to demonstrate that, from its very inception, a central plank in Israel's founding ideology was the forcible removal of the indigenous population.
Still life. Christa Parrish
Ada escaped her family's self-enclosed world to elope with photographer Julian Goetz. Katherine Walker's marriage to Will was a sham. Her affair brings her both escape and guilt. When a tragic plane crash takes Julian from Ada and exacerbates Katherine's sense of shame, both women become desperately unsure of where they belong in the world - until the devotion of an artistic young boy conspires to bring them together.
Simply sexual. Kate Pearce
Ten years as a sex slave in a Turkish brothel left Lord Valentin Sokorvsky with an insatiable appetite for sex. Now the time has come for him to marry, but finding a woman who can satisfy his lustful desires proves a challenge… until he meets Sara and all he can think about is having her.
Simply shameless. Kate Pearce
One forbidden weekend years ago, Helene Delornay found herself stranded with a total stranger. Bold, virile, and well-schooled in the erotic arts, Philip Ross opened Helene's eyes to a world of sexual delight she never knew existed. Now proprietress of London's most exclusive house of pleasure, Helene never forgot the carnal bliss she shared with Philip, and she never found another man who could satisfy the insatiable cravings he awakened within her.
Simply sinful. Kate Pearce
Forced to wed at a young age, Abigail Beecham is tired of living in a sexless marriage and if her husband can't satisfy her erotic needs, she's ready to find a man who can… Peter Howard is accustomed to unusual sexual requests. His ten years as a slave in a Turkish brothel left him skilled in sensual delights. But there is little that actually arouses him - until he meets Abigail.
The last self-help book you'll ever need : repress your anger, think negatively, be a good blamer, and throttle your inner child. Paul Pearsall
Although the tenets of self-help have been attacked before, Pearsall is the first psychologist to expose these deeply entrenched ideas to scientific scrutiny. And unlike other debunking books, The Last Self-Help Book You'll Ever Need goes beyond scepticism to propose a set of life-affirming (and refreshingly contrarian) axioms that can help anyone lead the Good Life.
Bethlehem Road. Anne Perry
In the few minutes it takes to cross Westminster Bridge, Sir Lockwood Hamilton has his throat slit and is tied securely to the lamppost with his evening scarf. Inspector Thomas Pitt thinks the motive might have been personal … or political. When a second Member of Parliament is murdered in the same way, politics appear to be the reason. Soon the suspect list includes anarchists and suffragettes. Deep in his end of the investigation, Pitt must rely on his wife, Charlotte, and great-aunt Vespasia to explore the drawing rooms of the upper class for clues to the mystery.
Bluegate Fields. Anne Perry
The naked body of an aristocratic youth turns up in the sewers beneath Bluegate Fields, one of London's most notorious slums. But Arthur Waybourne had been drowned in his bath, not in the Thames. More shocking still was that the boy had been sexually violated and infected with syphilis before he was murdered. Despite Inspector Thomas Pitt's efforts to fully investigate the crime, the family closes ranks, stonewalling Pitt, leaving him to wonder what they are hiding.
Cardington Crescent. Anne Perry
As Inspector Thomas Pitt works to resolve the case of a dismembered woman, his womanizing brother-in-law, George March, Lord Ashworth, is poisoned with his morning coffee at the country estate of his cousins. The primary suspect? Charlotte's sister, Emily, the murdered man's wife and Pitt's sister-in-law. Charlotte and Pitt take on the March clan with the help of great-aunt Vespasia, their formidable relative and a member of the clan, to break through the wall of deceit and silence.
Death in the Devil's Acre. Anne Perry
A serial killer is loose in the slums of Devil's Acre. The victims are stabbed and sexually mutilated. When Pitt recognizes one of the victims as a blackmailing footman from a case on Callander Square, his investigation takes him from the brothels to the high reaches of Victorian society and into a world where upper-class women descend to depravity to relieve their boredom.
Silence in Hanover Close Anne Perry
When Inspector Thomas Pitt is asked to reopen a three-year-old murder case which had taken place in London's luxurious Hanover Close, he knows that his superiors want him to smooth things over. But that is just not the way Pitt operates. With his wellborn wife, Charlotte, to aid him in penetrating the well-known reserve of high society, the inquisitive Pitts discover a secret so shocking it would lead to more deaths - and, quite possibly - Pitt's own….
Kitchen ideas you can use. Chris Peterson
DIY expert Chris Peterson gives you a chapter-by-chapter breakdown of all the kitchen essentials: cabinets, countertops, appliances, flooring, wall treatments, storage, islands, eat-in areas, lighting, and ventilation. Kitchen re-modeling is normally the most expensive home improvement project.
Practical projects for self-sufficiency : DIY projects to get your self-reliant lifestyle started Chris Peterson and Philip Schmidt
Have you ever wanted to build your own chicken coop, cider press, or herb-drying rack? How about a clever two-bin composter, horse-blanket washing machine, or genuine Langstroth beehive? In Practical Projects for Self-Sufficiency, you'll find these projects and a couple of dozen more to help you develop and grow your self-reliant lifestyle.
The girl who never made mistakes Mark Pett and Gary Rubinstein
Meet Beatrice Bottomwell: a nine-year-old girl who has never (not once!) made a mistake. Life for Beatrice is sailing along pretty smoothly until she does the unthinkable - she makes her first mistake. And in a very public way.
Sabotaged. Dani Pettrey
Growing up in Yancey, Alaska, Kirra Jacobs and Reef McKenna were always at odds; now working together to stop an eco-terrorist threatening the Iditarod and Alaskan lives, Kirra and the entire McKenna family attempt to prevent tragedy in this final book of the Alaskan courage series.
Shattered. Dani Pettrey
Piper McKenna would be overjoyed at the sight of her estranged brother, except that he's covered in blood. She knows he's innocent, but can they prove it?
Silenced. Dani Pettrey
After Kayden McKenna discovers the body of a fellow climber, she and Jake Westin team up to investigate the death, provoking threats on her entire family.
Stranded. Dani Pettrey
While investigating a friend's disappearance, Darcy St. James discovers a dangerous operation - and becomes its next target. The McKennas need to find her before it's too late.
Submerged. Dani Pettrey
Yancey, Alaska, was a quiet town until the truth of what was hidden in the depths off the coast began to appear. A sabotaged plane. Two dead deep-water divers. Cole is helping the police recover evidence but dealing with Bailey's reappearance is a tougher challenge. He let her down, but he's not the same guy she left behind. Can they move beyond the hurts of their pasts and find a future together?
Handle with care. Jodi Picoult
After her daughter contracts a fatal disease, Charlotte O'Keefe must confront some serious questions that ultimately lead to one final epiphany: what constitutes a valuable life.
The Chinese wonder book : a classic collection of Chinese tales. Norman Hinsdale Pitman
A collection of fifteen Chinese folk tales.
The devil's acre. Matthew Plampin
Spring, 1853. After a triumphant display at the Great Exhibition in London, the legendary American entrepreneur and inventor Colonel Samuel Colt expands his gun-making business into England. His London secretary Edward comes to suspect that the American's intentions in the Metropolis are not all they appear. As pistols start to go missing, divided loyalties and hidden agendas make the gun-maker's factory the setting for a tense story of intrigue, betrayal and murder.
Caroline and Charlotte : Regency scandals. Alison Plowden
The marriage of the Prince of Wales - renowned for his intemperance, hedonism and plain ordinary selfishness - to his cousin Caroline of Brunswick in 1795 was a preordained disaster. The groom is said to have called for brandy when he first laid eyes on the bride, while the bride was later to swear that the groom spent most of their wedding night lying in the grate in a drunken stupor. Brought together for reasons of financial and dynastic expediency, the couple split up within a year of the birth of their daughter, Charlotte Augusta in 1796. The colourful story of these two women is brilliantly told by tapping into a wealth of contemporary correspondence, journals, memoirs and contemporary press reportage.
The house of Tudor. Alison Plowden
The Tudor monarchs have been immortalised in novels and films for generations. However, the true history of this incredible dynasty is often romanticised and fact is overlooked. Alison Plowden's accessible and beautifully written history traces the family's turbulent reign of power from Henry VII, the first Tudor monarch, who fathered the great Henry VIII.
Tudor women. Alison Plowden
The Tudor era belongs to its women. No other period of English history has produced so many notable and interesting women, and into other periods have they so powerfully influenced the course of political events. Now revised and updated, Alison Plowden's beautifully written account of the women behind the scenes and at the forefront of sixteenth-century English history will be welcomed by anyone interested in exploring this popular period of history from the point of view of the women who made it.
Benedict Cumberbatch, : transition completed : films, fame, fans. Lynnette Porter
Like its predecessor, Benedict Cumberbatch, In Transition, this book explores the nature of Cumberbatch's fame and fandom while analysing his most recent roles. This in-depth performance biography does more than critique the actor's radio, stage, film, and television performances - it also analyses how and why the actor's work is so memorable in each role, a perspective unique to this performance biography.
The ice limit Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child
In the desolate regions of Chile, a remarkable discovery has been made. It is a massive meteorite whose existence will change science and mankind forever. An expedition sets out to recover it, but what should be a simple undertaking becomes dangerous, and the bizarre artefact may not be what it seems.
Mount Dragon Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child
Guy Carson has come to Mount Dragon to work shoulder to shoulder with some of the greatest scientific minds on the planet. Led by visionary genius Brent Scopes, their secret goal is a medical breakthrough that promises to bring incalculable benefits to the human race. But while Scopes believes he is leading the way to a new world order, Carson believes he may in fact be opening the door to mass human extinction.
Riptide Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child
In 1695, a notorious English pirate buried his bounty in a maze of booby-trapped tunnels on an island off the coast of Maine. Now a treasure hunter and his high-tech, million-dollar recovery team embark on the perfect operation to unlock the labyrinth's mysteries. The island has guarded its secrets for centuries, and it isn't letting them go… without a fight.
Thunderhead Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child
Archaeologist Nora Kelly is adrift in her career and her personal life when a violent, inexplicable incident leaves her in possession of a mysterious letter revealing the location of a legendary site hidden in the red rock canyon country of southern Utah: Quivira, the Anasazi Indians' wondrous lost city of gold. In the stark labyrinth of canyons and slickrock desert she will find the answer to both her greatest hopes and her deepest nightmare.
White fire Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child
Special Agent Pendergast arrives at an exclusive Colorado ski resort to rescue his protégée, Corrie Swanson, from serious trouble with the law when he uncovers a mysterious connection between long-dead miners and a fabled, long-lost Sherlock Holmes story one that might just offer the key to an outbreak of modern day killings involving a deadly arsonist.
On my own two feet : from losing my legs to learning the dance of life Amy Purdy with Michelle Burford
Dancing With the Stars sensation Amy Purdy reveals the story of how losing her legs led her to find a spiritual path.
Diary of a Manhattan call girl. Tracy Quan
This is the diary of Nancy Chan, busy career girl, in her thirties, newly engaged and trying to balance job and romance. But Nancy is a high-class call girl, a fact her banker fiancé, Matt does not know (he thinks she's a copy editor) and Nancy wants to keep it that way.
Diary of a married call girl. Tracy Quan
Like everyone, Nancy finds that as life goes on, she has to adapt. She's learning to hone her respectable image as the wife of investment banker Matt, cooking fashionable meals and taking his shirts to the cleaners, while turning a few tricks on the side. Volume is down, but the sex is kinkier. And she finds herself pulled into the discreet subculture of the married call girl.
Against doctor's orders. pseud Radclyffe
There'd been a Rivers at the helm of Argyle Community Hospital for six generations. Unfortunately, the board of directors accepted a buyout offer from a health care conglomerate with plans to close the hospital's doors to the community that depended on it. And Presley Worth, a high-powered corporate financier, came to town to oversee the closure. Funny thing was, no one asked Harper Rivers, and she had no intentions of following anyone's orders but her own.
Code of honor. pseud Radclyffe
Blair Powell is set to join her father on the campaign trail even though a domestic terrorist group has already launched one attack on President Andrew Powell's life. The orchestrators of the assassination attempt are still at large, and Andrew's opponent is a popular ultra-conservative with questionable ties to the radical right. Blair's wife, DHS Deputy Director Cameron Roberts has been charged with the task of tracking down those responsible for the attack, while secretly searching for proof that a powerful senator is involved in treason.
Honor bound. pseud Radclyffe
A request from the commander in chief forces Secret Service Agent Cameron Roberts to break her word to the woman she loves - Blair Powell, the president's daughter. Cam places duty before love, despite knowing that this decision may destroy her tenuous new relationship with the first daughter. As the rift between the two women widens, more than one would-be-suitor is happy to offer Blair the company that Cam cannot.
Justice served. pseud Radclyffe
Newly promoted Detective Lieutenant Rebecca Frye once again assembles her unorthodox team of lovers and friends to bring the hunt for a deadly informant in the police department to justice.
Oath of honor. pseud Radclyffe
Navy Captain Wes Masters, newly posted to head the White House Medical Unit, is a physician with only one patient, but her job is twenty-four/seven. As First Physician, Wes must travel by President Andrew Powell's side with everything she needs to save his life if he is injured or falls ill. Her job gets even harder when she has to prove she is up to the task to Secret Service Agent Evyn Daniels, a member of the elite Presidential Protection Detail, and a woman who challenges Wes on more than just the professional front.
Shield of justice. pseud Radclyffe
Special Crimes Unit investigator Detective Sergeant Rebecca Frye is attempting to solve a series of sexual assaults and running into dead ends at every turn. Finally, she has a break in the case - a witness - one person who may help her bring a madman to justice. But, the witness is a victim herself and Rebecca must convince the injured woman's physician, Dr. Catherine Rawlings, to assist her - a task that will force both women to confront their own darkest fears.
Taking fire. pseud Radclyffe
After two years and too many lost troops, Navy medic Max de Milles is ready to go home. Her last tour is up in four days and she will soon be catching a transport to the States. Life is looking good until she gets detailed to evacuate a humanitarian group in south Somalia.
The killing of Olga Klimt. R. T. Raichev
Antonia Darcy never imagined that taking her young grandson to his first day at nursery school would embroil her in a most baffling case of mistaken identity and murder. Major Payne, on the other hand, believed that it was their destiny. Olga Klimt played a dangerous game with the affections of the men in love with her, though she knew perfectly well there might be a high price to pay.
The riddle of Sphinx Island. R. T. Raichev
Offers a modern twist on Agatha Christie's most famous whodunit, And Then There Were None. Detective story writer Antonia Darcy and her husband Hugh Payne are asked to travel to Devon in order to prevent a murder on Sphinx Island, but they are far from enthusiastic as they suspect an elaborate joke. And when they hear that one of the house party guests is Romaine Garrison-Gore, another crime writer, they have no doubt that they will walk into a rather tedious variant of the Murder Weekend. After all, it is their 10th wedding anniversary and Major Payne's aunt, Lady Grylls, has been trying to think of a truly original present for them. But then they receive a rather sinister letter signed "The Riddler" and become curious - could the devil speak true?
Cromwell's blessing. Peter Ransley
The price for a country. The price for a King. The price for a marriage. The second book in the Tom Neave Trilogy 1647. Cromwell's Blessing is the dramatic story of Tom Neave's fight for the principles which he holds so dear - democracy, freedom and honour and his young family, set against the backdrop of the violent conflict of the English Civil War.
The king's list. Peter Ransley
What price betrayal? The bloody saga of revolution and republicanism reaches its climax in the final instalment of the Tom Neave trilogy. 1659. Tom Neave, now Lord Stonehouse and feared spymaster for the republic, must do what he can to maintain the reins of power. With Oliver Cromwell dead, a ruthless struggle for control of the country begins.
Plague child. Peter Ransley
The first instalment of a trilogy set against the backdrop of the English Civil War. Plague cart driver, Matthew Neave's adopted son Tom is apprenticed to a printer in the City. Somebody is interested in him and is keen to turn him into a gentleman. He is even given an education. But Tom is unaware that he has a benefactor and soon he discovers that someone else is determined to kill him. The civil war divides families, yet Tom is divided in himself. Devil or saint? Royalist or radicalist? He is at the bottom of the social ladder, yet soon finds himself within reach of a great estate one which he must give up to be with the girl he loves.
Lizzy & Jane. Katherine Reay
Lizzy and Jane were named after Jane Austen's characters, but couldn't be further away in personality. When her mother died, Elizabeth fled home and the overwhelming sense of pain and loss. But fifteen years later, with no other escapes available, Elizabeth finds herself by her sister's side in Seattle as Jane undergoes chemotherapy.
Year zero. Robert Reid
Low-level entertainment lawyer Nick Carter thinks it's a prank, not an alien encounter, when a redheaded mullah and a curvaceous nun show up at his office. But Frampton and Carly are highly advanced (if bumbling) extraterrestrials. The entire cosmos, they tell him, has been hopelessly hooked on American pop songs ever since "Year Zero" (1977 to us), resulting in the biggest copyright violation since the Big Bang and bankrupting the whole universe. Now, with Carly and Frampton as his guides, Nick has forty-eight hours to save humanity - while hoping to wow the hot girl who lives down the hall from him.
Confessions of a Millionaire's Mistress Ava Reilly
A demon in my view Ruth Rendell
Psychological thriller about a cunning serial strangler whose double life begins to unravel when a man with a similar name moves into his building.
A sight for sore eyes. Ruth Rendell
A psychological thriller following Teddy Brex, a handsome, young autistic man who comes to the aid of Francine Hill, a beautiful young woman traumatised by the murder of her mother, and now stifled by the over-protectiveness of an obsessive stepmother; but Teddy has already committed two murders.
Is That Me Yelling Rona Renner
The Gift of Battle Morgan Rice
A Joust of Knights Morgan Rice
A Vow of Glory Morgan Rice
A deadly wandering. Matt Richtel
Examines the impact of technology on our lives through the story of Utah college student Reggie Shaw, who killed two scientists while texting and driving.
Paris kiss. Maggie Ritchie
Bohemian Paris in the 1880s. Exotic, strange and exciting - especially to young English sculptress Jessie Lipscomb, who joins her friend Camille to become a protégée of the great Auguste Rodin. But when Rodin and Camille embark on a scandalous affair, Jessie is cast as their unwilling go-between and their friendship unravels.
As Sure as the Dawn Francine Rivers
The maverick millionaire. Alison Roberts
Jake Logan may be ex-military, but recently he'd been more at home among the glitterati of Hollywood's finest. So different from where he is right now: seeking shelter from a powerful storm with the most beautiful woman he's ever met.
After the War Is Over Jennifer Robson
The third target. Joel C. Rosenberg
When New York Times foreign correspondent J.B. Collins hears rumours that an al-Qaeda splinter cell - ISIS - has captured a cache of chemical weapons inside Syria, Collins knows this is a story he must pursue at all costs. With tensions already high, the impending visit of the American president to the region could prove to be the spark that sets off an explosion of horrendous proportions.
Don't let him know. Sandip Roy
In a boxy apartment building in an American university town, Romola Mitra, a newly arrived young bride, anxiously awaits her first letter from home in India. When she accidentally opens the wrong letter, it changes her life. Decades later, her son Amit finds that letter and thinks he has discovered his mother's secret. But secrets have their own secrets sometimes, and a way of following their keepers.
Fifty years of silence. Jan Ruff-O'Herne
The extraordinary memoir of a war rape survivor. Jan Ruff-O'Herne's idyllic childhood in Dutch colonial Indonesia ended when the Japanese invaded Java in 1942. She was interned in Ambarawa Prison Camp along with her mother and two younger sisters and then forced into sexual slavery in a military brothel. Jan was repeatedly beaten and raped for a period of three months, after which she was returned to prison camp with threats that her family would be killed if she revealed the truth about the atrocities inflicted upon her. For fifty years, Jan told no-one what had happened to her, but in 1992, after seeing Korean war rape victims making appeals for justice on television, she decided to speak out and support them. Before she could testify publicly, though, she had to find a way to tell her family and friends about all she had suffered.
War Dog Chris Ryan
Captain Pugwash : a pirate story. John Ryan
There's nothing more likely to prompt our portly hero into action than the prospect of treasure. So when the valiant cabin boy Tom spies a mound of yellow stuff aboard a nearby ship, the Captain sets off in hot pursuit.
A study in murder. Rob Ryan
The year is 1917 and Doctor John Watson is held in a notorious POW camp deep in enemy Germany, there as Medical Officer for the British prisoners. With the Allied blockade, food is perilously short in the camp and when a new prisoner is murdered all assume the poor chap was killed for his Red Cross parcel. Watson, though, isn't so sure.
A thing of beauty. Lisa Samson
Former child star Fiona Hume left the biz a decade ago, after she left rehab. Ten years later, Fiona's huge house is filled with junk, each piece destined for a project, but all she's got so far is a piece of twine with some antique buttons threaded down its length. Her money has almost run out. So it is that Fiona comes to rent out a room to a local blacksmith, Josiah. Little by little, Josiah magically transforms Fiona's home into something beautiful. She comes to life again. Her relationships heal and she experiences, perhaps for the first time, what it means to be human.
Tour de Bug John Sandford
Serpent and storm. Marella Sands
Mayan priest Sky Knife investigates the murder of the King of Teotihuacan and is drawn into a web of royal intrigues. A tale of magic, miracles and human sacrifice by the author of Sky Knife.
Sky Knife. Marella Sands
Sands returns to the strange and haunting world of the ancient Mayan civilisation, and to Sky Knife, the young priest who defeated those who would topple his people's city. In this new story, he must go to the distant kingdom of the Teotihuan, to reopen diplomatic ties with these strange people. When their king is killed and bad luck seems to descend upon the kingdom, it is left to Sky Knife to solve the riddle of his death - or he will be slaughtered in the killer's stead.
Hello Sewing Lena Santana
The view from who I was. Heather Sappenfield
On a cold Colorado night, Oona Antunes leaves Crystal High's Winter Formal, walks deep into the woods, and lies down in the snow to die. She awakens in the hospital, suffering the effects of frostbite and hypothermia. To fully understand what happened that night in the woods, she must confront not only her own pain but the hidden past that's suffocating someone she loves.
Anti Inflammatory Diet Jennifer Sather
Milo is not a dog today Kerstin Schoene, Nina Gunetsreiner
Milo the dog goes on a journey looking for someone who understands his creative imagination. But the other animals only like to play with their own kind. When Milo pretends to be like them, they just laugh.
Minecraft cheats : 70 top essential Minecraft cheats guide exposed! Jason Scotts
This book will tell you how to play Minecraft with cheats enabled. That means that you would be able to explore more in every world, build awesome structures, and kill mobs.
Minecraft crafting : 70 top minecraft essential crafting & techniques guide exposed! Jason Scotts
This book is a comprehensive guide about Minecraft's crafting system, how it works, and the 70 most useful crafting recipes and ideas.
Minecraft farming : 70 top Minecraft essential farming guide & ideas exposed! Jason Scotts
Farming refers to the process of systematically producing resources in the game of Minecraft. This work discusses extensively all the facets of Minecraft farming such as farming mobs, items, blocks, foods, and experience.
X : a novel Ilyasah Shabazz, Kekla Magoon
Co-written by Malcolm X's daughter, this riveting and revealing novel follows the formative years of the man whose words and actions shook the world. X follows Malcolm from his childhood to his imprisonment for theft at age twenty, when he found the faith that would lead him to forge a new path and command a voice that still resonates today.
Mindful Discipline Shauna Shapiro
Mom and Dad are palindromes : a dilemma for words …and backwards. Mark Shulman
When Bob realises that he is surrounded by palindromes, from his mom, dad, and sis Anna to his dog Otto, he discovers a way to deal with the palindrome puzzle.
The Fruit Gum Murders Roger Silverwood
Eleven hours. Paullina Simons
A heavily pregnant young woman is leaving the shopping mall to head home on a horribly hot day in Texas. Her normal life of shopping, husband, children, with the extra excitement of the imminent baby, stretches before her. And then she is bundled into a car and kidnapped by a desperate young man. What does he want? Where are they going?
Sisters of the Confederacy Lauraine Snelling
Humans of New York. Brandon Stanton
In the summer of 2010, photographer Brandon Stanton set out on an ambitious project: to single-handedly create a photographic census of New York City. Armed with his camera, he began crisscrossing the city, covering thousands of miles on foot, all in his attempt to capture ordinary New Yorkers in the most extraordinary of moments.
The Riverman Aaron Starmer
Fairness is overrated : and 51 other leadership principles to revolutionize your workplace. Tim Stevens
Stevens, now an executive with the Vanderbloemen Search Group, takes his lifetime of service and dispenses with conventional wisdom. Short, powerful chapters end with actionable discussion questions. This is a manual of doing, not talking. No fluff, no stale inspirational platitudes. It's time to move past planning and kick-start Monday into action.
The Most Dangerous Animal of All Gary L. Stewart
A cheese-colored camper Geronimo Stilton
My grandfather William Shortpaws - also known as Cheap Mouse Willy - was back at The Rodent's Gazette, and he was determined to torture me. He wanted to publish a guide book to Ratzikistan, the Siberia of Mouse Island. And he ordered me to go there to write it! But as you know, dear reader, I HATE TRAVELING!
All because of a cup of coffee Geronimo Stilton
I, Geronimo Stilton, was in love! I was determined to prove that I wasn't a complete stumblemouse. So I decided to join my family on their most daring adventure yet - a journey to the eighth wonder of the world! There I made a discovery so truly amazing, I knew I could win the heart of my darling ratlette.
The amazing voyage : the third adventure in the Kingdom of Fantasy Geronimo Stilton
Geronimo joins the effort to rescue Blossom, Queen of the Fairies, who has been kidnapped by the Queen of the Witches and taken to the Kingdom of Nightmares.
Attack of the bandit cats. Geronimo Stilton
Oh, what a day! I had just published New Mouse City's first phone book - and almost every single number was wrong! My customers were out for my fur. So when Thea, Trap, and Benjamin asked me to join their quest for a legendary island covered in silver, I agreed. But no sooner had we set out than we were attacked by a ship of pirate cats!
Back in time. Geronimo Stilton
Imagine my surprise when I, Geronimo Stilton, was offered the chance to travel back in time again! This voyage took us to ancient Rome, to the great Maya Empire, and to the Palace of Versailles during the age of the Sun King!
The Christmas toy factory Geronimo Stilton
Ho, ho, ho! I love Christmas in New Mouse City. But this year, Grandfather William wanted me to research a new story. He asked me to dress up like Santa Claus and let lots of little mouselets sit on my lap. Cheese niblets!
Down and out Down Under Geronimo Stilton
G'day, mate! I was searching for ideas for my new book, and my friend Petunia Pretty Paws knew just where to find them - in Australia. Holey cheese, it sounded like a fabumouse adventure! But between surfing with sharks, being chased by poisonous snakes, and getting lost in the outback, I was beginning to wonder if this trip down under was really a good idea.
The dragon prophecy : the fourth adventure in the Kingdom of Fantasy Geronimo Stilton
A fabumouse school adventure Geronimo Stilton
When my nephew, Benjamin, invited me to Career Day at his school, things did not turn out the way I expected. I caused a volcanic explosion, got tangled in the tunnel slide on the playground, and accidentally let the class's pet gecko out of its cage!
A fabumouse vacation for Geronimo Geronimo Stilton
Sometimes a busy businessmouse like me needs a nice, relaxing vacation. But of all the rotten rats' luck - every time I tried to get away, disaster struck.
Field trip to Niagara Falls Geronimo Stilton
I was off to Niagara Falls with my nephew Benjamin's class. It was a beautiful place - truly one of the most amazing sights I'd ever seen. But unfortunately, I was surrounded by mischievous young mouselets who were determined to send me over the Falls in a barrel!
Four mice deep in the jungle. Geronimo Stilton
I have never been a brave mouse… but lately, my fears were taking over my life! Soon I was too afraid even to leave my mousehole. That's when Thea and Trap decided to cure me. They dragged me away on an airplane (I'm afraid of flying!) all the way to the jungle.
Geronimo and the gold medal mystery Geronimo Stilton
I, Geronimo Stilton, am not a sportsmouse. I prefer relaxing in an armchair with a nice bowl of chocolate cheesy chews. But with the Olympics coming up, sports were all anyone in New Mouse City could talk about. Rat-munching rattlesnakes!
Geronimo Stilton, secret agent Geronimo Stilton
My sister, Thea, is the mystery-loving rodent, not me! But somehow I found myself going undercover to get to the bottom of a case. Slimy Swiss balls - I hardly knew where to start! Geronimo Stilton, Secret Agent Mouse? Maybe I could get used to that.
Geronimo's Valentine. Geronimo Stilton
Okay, I'll admit it: I'm a bit of a cheesy mouse from time to time. What can I say? I'm a romantic! That's why Valentine's Day is one of my favourite holidays. This year I had a date with a very special rodent - Petunia Pretty Paws!
The giant diamond robbery. Geronimo Stilton
I, Geronimo Stilton, am no sportsmouse. But that didn't stop Grandfather William from dragging me to a golf tournament so I could be his caddie!
The great mouse race Geronimo Stilton
Geronimo Stilton's ancient ancestor Geronimo Stiltonoot is back in another prehistoric adventure! It's the season for the annual cavemouse sports competition! Tiger Khan and his saber-toothed henchmen want to enter the games. They call a truce with the cavemice during the tournament… but when their flag goes missing, Tiger Khan is furious. Can Geronimo Stiltonoot track it down in time to keep his fur intact?
The haunted castle. Geronimo Stilton
I was just minding my business at home when I got a telephone call. It was my uncle Samuel S. Stingysnout, inviting the whole Stilton family to creepy, faraway Penny Pincher Castle for a big surprise.
Ice planet adventure. Geronimo Stilton
Friends of the spacemice have disappeared on a strange ice planet, Polarix! Geronimo Stiltonix and his crew are called to search for them.
It's Halloween, you 'fraidy mouse! Geronimo Stilton
It's Halloween on Mouse Island, and it seemed like everyone was out to get me! Then my sister Thea told me I had to write a book about Halloween in less than one day! Before you could say boo, my nephew Benjamin had dragged me to a graveyard to do research. There I met a very spooky mouse who - yikes! - tried to lock me up in her coffin! Oh, how would a 'fraidy mouse like me ever survive the year's scariest holiday?
The karate mouse. Geronimo Stilton
Geronimo Stilton gets caught up in the World Karate Championships, thanks to the efforts of Bruce Hyena and Piccolo Tao, Bruce's super-sporty cousin.
Merry Christmas, Geronimo. Geronimo Stilton
I was so excited about Christmas, I could squeak! My favourite nephew Benjamin was going to come over, and we were planning to trim the tree and eat lots of delicious holiday Cheesy Chews. But before you could say "cat alert," disaster struck! I slipped over my tail and ended up in the hospital. And then my mouse hole caught on fire!
Mighty Mount Kilimanjaro Geronimo Stilton
Rat-munching rattlesnakes! I can't believe it. I, Geronimo Stilton, just let my super-sporty friend Bruce Hyena convince me to go on another one of his extreme adventures. You know me - I just can't say no to a friend! This time, we're going to be climbing to the top of the famouse Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa.
The Mona Mousa code. Geronimo Stilton
Geronimo Stilton and his sister Thea search for a secret map hidden beneath a famous painting and soon uncover some amazing clues.
The Mouse Island marathon Geronimo Stilton
I admit it. I'm not much of a muscle mouse. So when I accidentally got signed up for the Mouse Island Marathon, I was so shocked that I lost my squeak!
The mummy with no name Geronimo Stilton
Halloween scares me out of my fur! But this Halloween, I was heading off on an adventure in one of my very favourite places: Egypt. I couldn't wait to see the sights and soak up some sun far away from New Mouse City.
My name Is Stilton, Geronimo Stilton. Geronimo Stilton
Have you met my very young assistant editor, Pinky Pick? She is only thirteen years old, but she is one of the cleverest mice I've ever known. If you've ever wondered how Pinky came to work for me at The Rodent's Gazette, this is the book for you!
The mysterious cheese thief Geronimo Stilton
I, Geronimo Stilton, am not a big fan of spooky things. But when the Stilton cheese began disappearing all around me, I had to do something! Could I find the mysterious cheese thief, or was I in for a big scare? Putrid cheese puffs, what an adventure!
The mystery in Venice. Geronimo Stilton
When my friend Petunia Pretty Paws gave me a crystal figurine of a boat as a gift, I had to accept it. After all, I have the biggest crush on Petunia! But oh, was that crystal boat ugly! So I wasn't too sad when my cousin Trap accidentally broke it, especially when I discovered a piece of paper inside with a mysterious message from someone in Venice, Italy, asking for help! A gentlemouse never ignores a request for assistance. So I, Geronimo Stilton, would do whatever it took to save the day!
Paws off cheddarface! Geronimo Stilton
It was the strangest thing… all across New Mouse City, rodents kept telling me I'd done things I had no memory of! I soon discovered why… there was a Geronimo look-alike out there, pretending to be me. He'd even fooled my sister Thea! And worst of all, he was trying to take over my newspaper. I had to find a way to strike back - but how?
The peculiar pumpkin thief. Geronimo Stilton
Halloween is a few days away when all of the pumpkins in New Mouse City disappear! There's a thief on the loose who wants to stop Halloween. At the same time, all of the mice in New Mouse City receive an invitation for a free trip to the brand new Mystery Mouse Theme Park. Geronimo knows something strange is going on, but will he and his detective friend Hercule Poirat be able to solve the mystery in time to save Halloween?
The phantom of the subway. Geronimo Stilton
When my sister Thea told me a ghost was haunting New Mouse City's subway tunnels, I knew I had to get the scoop for The Rodents Gazette! So I set off with Thea, Trap, and my assistant editor Pinky Pick. We soon discovered that Sally Ratmousen, the editor of The Daily Rat, was also on the trail of the mysterious ghost.
The quest for paradise : the return to the Kingdom of Fantasy Geronimo Stilton
Invited by the Queen of the Fairies to return to her kingdom and help in the quest for the true heart of happiness, Geronimo soon finds himself on an adventurous journey riding on the wings of a rainbow-coloured dragon through seven fantastic lands.
The race across America. Geronimo Stilton
I, Geronimo Stilton, am not a big fan of races. I like to take my time and smell the cheese! But when my friend Bruce Hyena invited me to race across America on my bicycle, I just couldn't resist. And holey cheese, what a fabumouse adventure we had!
Red pizzas for a blue count. Geronimo Stilton
My troublemaker cousin was trapped in Transratania! Before I could even squeak, my sister, Thea, dragged me along on her rescue mission. Little did we know that Transratania is the land of vampire bats! Holey cheese, bats give me mouse bumps! Why? Well, there's nothing a bat likes more than sinking its teeth into a nice, juicy mouse.
Save the white whale! Geronimo Stilton
Holey cheese, did I need a vacation! I had been working my tail off at The Rodent's Gazette, so when Petunia Pretty Paws invited me to visit Whale Bay with her, of course I said yes. But our trip got off on the wrong paw, and my relaxing vacation turned into a real nightmare.
The search for sunken treasure Geronimo Stilton
Holey cheese, what an adventure! I was off to the Ratlapagos Islands with my family in search of a long-lost buried treasure. But I was beginning to suspect that we weren't the only ones searching for the treasure.
The secret of Cacklefur Castle Geronimo Stilton
Moldy mozzarella, it was every mouse's worst nightmare! My old friend Creepella von Cacklefur called me one night and ordered me to join her for the weekend at her family's spooky castle. And before I could say "boo!" she'd mouse-napped me!
Shipwreck on the Pirate Islands Geronimo Stilton
My sister had come up with a new way to torment me. She'd combined my two least favourite things - travel and ghosts! Thea had heard rumours of a haunted pirate treasure buried on a desert island. And before I could say "avast ye scurvy rats," she'd dragged me into her treasure hunt!
Singing sensation. Geronimo Stilton
After being enrolled in the Song Festival, Geronimo Stilton's song, "Welcome to New Mouse City," goes to the top of the charts and makes Geronimo a star, but very few CDs are sold after the festival. Will Geronimo and his detective friend, Hercule Poirat, be able to solve the mystery?
Surf's up Geronimo! Geronimo Stilton
Ah, there's nothing like a relaxing vacation on the beach! I would spread out by the crystal-clear water with a good book. What more could a mouse want? At least, that was the plan. But somehow, my vacations never seem to go according to plan.
The Temple of the Ruby of Fire Geronimo Stilton
It was my most thrilling adventure yet! My old friend Professor von Volt had discovered the location of the famous Ruby of Fire. And before I could let out a squeak of protest, my sister Thea had dragged me into race to be the first to find the legendary gem.
Valentine's day disaster Geronimo Stilton
It was Valentine's Day in New Mouse City, and I couldn't wait to celebrate! I had sent valentine cards to all my friends and family members. But when I opened my mailbox on the morning of February 14th, it was empty! Had everyone forgotten about me?
Valley of the giant skeletons Geronimo Stilton
Tuslaarai! Tuslaarai! That's Mongolian for "Help!" and holey cheese did I need some! I was lost in the Gobi Desert, looking for a hidden treasure. So far, all I had found were sandstorms, camels, and giant dinosaur bones?
A very Merry Christmas Geronimo Stilton
On my way to New York City to meet my family for the holidays, my luggage got switched with another mouse's… Oh, rats! Now I had to scurry all over the Big Apple trying to track down that mouse… and all my Christmas presents!
Watch your whiskers, Stilton Geronimo Stilton
Cheesecake! A mysterious one-eyed rat was trying to steal The Rodent's Gazette from under my snout! I had to stop him - but how? My business manager, Shif T. Paws, came up with a plan. He arranged for me to appear on a TV quiz show. If I won, the Gazette was safe. But if I lost - SQUEAK! - I had to give up my tail!
Wedding crasher. Geronimo Stilton
Oh, how I hate travelling! So when I got an invitation to visit a long-lost relative who lives far, far away, I wasn't squeaking with joy. But Thea, Trap, and Benjamin thought it sounded fabumouse. They dragged me along to the crazy castle on Penny-Pincher Peak. Rat-munching rattlesnakes! I never should have agreed to go with them…
The wild wild West Geronimo Stilton
Jumpin' gerbil babies, I was so excited! I was heading to America for the first time ever. Thea, Trap, and Benjamin were all coming with me. And we were going to visit a real ranch and go riding and herding cattle cowboy-style!
Better Than Ok Dr Helen. Street
101 dog tricks kids edition. Kyra Sundance
Packed with step-by-step photos and training tips and techniques, 101 Dog Tricks, Kids Edition will teach you everything you need to know to involve your children in training the family dog.
From tablet to table : where community is found and identity is formed. Leonard I. Sweet
The story of God is full of references to food. It's time to look up from our tablets and notice our neighbours, our loved ones, our Lord.
Stories that move mountains : storytelling and visual design for persuasive presentations Martin Sykes, Nick Malik, Mark D. West
Learn how to use stories and visuals to make top-notch presentations.
Lies we tell ourselves. Robin Talley
In 1959 Virginia, Sarah, a black student who is one of the first to attend a newly integrated school, forces Linda, a white integration opponent's daughter, to confront harsh truths when they work together on a school project.
Wrote For Luck D.J. Taylor
The Hadassah Covenant Tommy Tenney
Fallout. Paul Thomas
Involving three interwoven plots revolving around Tito Ihaka, his boss Superintendent Finbar McGrail and Ihaka's former best friend in the police service, now disgraced. The three strands weave themselves into an exciting climax in an atmosphere of political manoeuvring and intrigue surrounding New Zealand's confrontation with the USA over its anti-nuclear stance
Driving Innovation Levi Tillemann
Engineering materials. Henry Tindell
Designed for the general enthusiast or amateur engineer, 'Engineering materials' provides in-depth information on the functions and limitations of commonly used metals, and valuable advice on material selection.
A fine summer's day. Charles Todd
On a fine summer's day in June, 1914, Ian Rutledge pays little notice to the assassination of an archduke in Sarajevo. An Inspector at Scotland Yard, he is planning to propose to the woman whom he deeply loves. To the north on this warm and gentle day, another man in love shows his own dear girl the house he will build for her in September. While back in England, a son awaits the undertaker in the wake of his widowed mother's death. This death will set off a series of murders across England, seemingly unconnected, that Rutledge will race to solve in the weeks before the fateful declaration in August that will forever transform his world
Talk to the hand : the utter bloody rudeness of everyday life (or six good reasons to stay home and bolt the door). Lynne Truss
Talk to the Hand is not a book about manner or etiquette. It is about the rudeness of the modern world, and the sense of outrage that infects us every day as we discover that other people are - generally speaking - crass, selfish, and inconsiderate.
The Cunning House Richard Marggraf. Turley
Investing for dummies. Eric Tyson
Invest in your financial future with this valuable, popular, and easy-to-use guide, infused with new and updated material to help you ramp up your portfolio today!
I still love you : nine things troubled kids need from their parents. Michael Ungar
Family therapist Michael Ungar, internationally-renowned for his work on child and youth resilience, shares nine things that all troubled kids need from their parents that will help them turn their lives around and flourish.
The boy next door. Katie Van Ark
Neighbours and figure skating partners since preschool, Gabe and Maddy tell, in their separate voices, of changes on and off the ice when they are assigned a new, romantic programme, raising Maddy's hopes of her love being returned and Gabe's fears that romance will break up their partnership.
Instant mom. Nia Vardalos
Vardalos' hilarious and poignant true chronicle of trying to become a mother while working on her career and fielding nosy 'frenemies' and Hollywood reporters asking, "Any baby news?"
Eight world cups : my journey through the beauty and dark side of soccer. George Vecsey
In Eight World Cups George Vecsey of The New York Times pulls back the curtain on the beautiful game. Blending witty travelogue with action on the field and shady dealings in the back rooms Vecsey offers an eye-opening, globetrotting account of the last eight World Cups.
Born to manage : the autobiography Terry Venables with Alex Montgomery
A charismatic and gregarious personality, Venables is widely viewed as one of football's great tacticians and is the most successful English manager of recent years. His story is sure to fascinate and entertain all followers of the game, providing a unique insight based on more than 50 years at the top.
Hidden Warbirds Nicholas A. Veronico
Hidden Warbirds II Nicholas A. Veronico
Love without limits : a remarkable story of true love conquering all Nick Vujicic with Kanae Vujicic
Two young people of strong Christian faith, both of them yearning to love and to be loved, tell how improbably they found each other, fell in love, and then fought to overcome doubts and scepticism from others.
Morris Minor : the biography. Martin Wainwright
Designed by Sir Alec Issigonis back in 1948, the Morris Minor or Morris 1000 was in a sense Britain's answer to the Beetle - a bulbous little creation that was also Britain's first mass-appeal car.
40 Days of Dating Jessica Walsh
The just city. Jo Walton
Created as an experiment by the time-travelling goddess Pallas Athene, the Just City is a planned community, populated by over ten thousand children and a few hundred adult teachers from all eras of history, along with some handy robots from the far human future - all set down together on a Mediterranean island in the distant past. Meanwhile, Apollo - stunned by the realization that there are things mortals understand better than he does - has arranged to live a human life, and has come to the City as one of the children. He knows his true identity, and conceals it from his peers. For this lifetime, he is prone to all the troubles of being human. Then, a few years in, Sokrates arrives - the same Sokrates recorded by Plato himself - to ask all the troublesome questions you would expect. What happens next is a tale only the brilliant Jo Walton could tell.
The case of the phantom cat. Holly Webb
Alice's father invites twelve-year-old Maisie and her dog Eddie to join Alice on a trip to the country, but the manor her father has rented seems to be haunted, terrifying Alice and putting Maisie's detecting skills to the test. Includes quizzes, activities, and more.
The case of the secret tunnel Holly Webb
Maisie is intrigued by a new lodger, Mr Fred Grange, who claims to work as a clerk for a biscuit company, but he's out and about on the London streets at odd hours, and Maisie soon discovers something very precious hidden in his rooms. Determined to unmask him as a thief, she soon discovers that the truth is far more complicated - and dangerous.
The case of the stolen sixpence. Holly Webb
Maisie Hitchens lives in her grandmother's boarding house, longing for adventure. Maisie rescues a puppy in peril whilst running an errand, and adopts him. She decides to investigate the puppy's original cruel owner, but instead gets tangled up in an intriguing plot involving stolen sausages, pilfered halfpennies and a fast-paced bicycle chase. The streets of Victorian London are never safe, but Maisie's on the case!
The case of the vanishing emerald. Holly Webb
In Victorian London, Maisie Hitchins, a young detective who lives in her grandmother's boarding house, finds herself immersed in the excitement and glamour of the theatre when she investigates the theft of a valuable necklace belonging to an actress friend of a longtime boarder.
Dragons of a Fallen Sun Margaret Weis
Dragons of a Lost Star Margaret Weis
Dragons of a Vanished Moon Margaret Weis
Double Cross in Cairo Nigel West
To Alaska, with love. Lori Wilde
A touch of silk: Manhattan columnist Kay Freemont has made a career out of writing about sex and relationships, so when sexy bachelor Quinn Scofield places an ad in her magazine to find a wife, Kay can't resist the opportunity to finally see what all the hype is about.
A thrill to remember: Meggie Scofield is ready to rejoin the dating scene after her divorce. Delighted when a gorgeous masked man catches her eye, Meggie is later stunned to find out he is her former brother-in-law! Their chemistry is undeniable.
Getting to Yes with Yourself Ury William
Manhunters Colin Wilson
In the father's arms. Beth Wiseman
Ruth Anne Zook is excited that she and her best friend are due with their children the same week. But when Ruth Anne's baby is born with Down Syndrome, she and her husband struggle to understand God's plan.
Urban farm projects. Kelly Wood
From the editors of Urban Farm magazine, Urban Farm Projects expands the boundaries of city and suburban self-sustainability. Over 40 innovative do-it-yourself projects are stylishly presented and compiled in this entertaining and easy-to-follow user's manual.
At the farm. Salina Yoon
In At the Farm, babies will find an orange pumpkin, a shiny silver milk can, and a bright red apple. Salina Yoon has produced another adorable first words book.
Penguin and Pinecone : a friendship story. Salina Yoon
When little Penguin finds a lost pinecone in the snow, an unlikely friendship blossoms. But Grandpa reminds Penguin that pinecones don't belong in the cold - they need to be in the warm forest far away. Although he will miss his friend, Penguin returns Pinecone to his proper home.
Penguin in love. Salina Yoon
One day, Penguin was looking for love. Instead, he found a mitten. When Penguin finds a single mitten in the snow, he decides to search for its owner. Unbeknown to him, on the other side of the iceberg, Bootsy the penguin is busily knitting away and dreaming of finding her soulmate.
Stormy night. Salina Yoon
Bear is frightened by a storm, but singing to his toy, Floppy, and being with his parents helps comfort him until the storm goes to sleep, and so does he.
Princess of the wild swans. Diane Zahler
Twelve-year-old Princess Meriel must sew shirts from stinging nettles in order to rescue her five older brothers from their evil stepmother's spell lest they remain swans forever. Inspired by the Andersen fairy tale, "The Wild Swans."
The thirteenth princess. Diane Zahler
Zita, cast aside by her father and raised as a kitchen maid, learns when she is nearly twelve that she is a princess and that her twelve sisters love her, and so when she discovers they are victims of an evil enchantment, she desperately tries to save them. Inspired by the Grimm fairy tale, "The twelve dancing princesses."
Marked. Rebecca Zanetti
Janie Kayrs has known Zane almost her whole life. He was her friend in the dream world. She trusted him. But that was before he kidnapped her, spiriting her away to an isolated cabin to learn what her dreams never told her. Zane is a battle-hardened warrior, used to command and solitude. But Janie has drawn him from the minute they met. They call her the Chosen One. But when it comes down to the questions of peace or war, life or death, safety or passion, it will be Janie who makes the choice.
Sleepy Dog, wake up. Harriet Ziefert
Sleepy Dog does not want to wake up! The sun is up, the cat is up - wake up, Sleepy Dog! Every sleepy child will laugh with Sleepy Dog as he shakes off his snooziness and finally gets out of bed, all ready to play.