Long ago, Andrew made a childhood wish, and kept it in a silver box. When it finally comes true, he wishes he hadn't. Long ago, Ben made a promise and had a dream: to travel to Africa to volunteer at a lion reserve. When he finally makes it, it isn't for reason he imagined...
Ben and Andrew keep meeting in unexpected places, and the intense relationship that develops seems to be guided by fate. Or is it? What if the very thing that drwas them together is tainted by past secrets that threaten everything?
A dark, consuming drama that shifts from Zimbabwe to England, and then back into the past, "The Lion ...|
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Her journey began with a blade. Her destiny will end with a crown. ... Aelin Galathynius's journey from slave to assassin to queen reaches its heart-rending finale as war erupts across her world... She has risked everything to save her people - but at a tremendous cost. Locked in an iron coffin by the Queen of the Fae, Aelin must draw upon her fiery will to endure the months of torture inflicted upon her. The knowledge that yielding to Maeve will doom those she loves keeps her from breaking, but her resolve is unravelling with each passing day... With Aelin imprisoned, Aedion ...|
School's out and glamping is go! ... Summer's here...
The school holidays are finally here, but Lucy's dreams are shattered when her trip to America is cancelled. That is until her parents surprise her with a week-long camping trip and a ticket to the legendary Chesterbury Music Festival! What's more, the whole "Girls Can Vlog" squad is invited too!
The trip is full of fun new experiences to vlog, but soon tensions are running high between some of the girls - and when Sassy makes a bad decision, Chesterbury looks like it might be off the cards.
Will the girls ever resolve their issues ...|
Big dreams and tough competition! ... Jessie's got a lot going on...
As well as having to give up her bedroom to the new lodger, she's busy filming her popular pranking videos for the Girls Can Vlog channel, there's an important gymnastics competition to prepare for, and the SummerTube convention is just around the corner!
But there are only so many hours in a day, and the girls are getting fed up with Jessie constantly running late. When a huge row breaks out, she is faced with an impossible choice...
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When the truth comes out, will it be... ... Romantic comedy with heart, perfect for fans of Sophia Kinsella, Mhairi McFarlane and Lindsey Kelk.
Jess, a 29-year-old Londoner with a Kate Beckett fringe and a tendency for dramatics, gets taken on a surprise trip by her long-term boyfriend, Pete, to attend her best friend's last-minute wedding in South Africa. Jess imagines sun, sand, wine and safaris. And returning to London with an ethically mined diamond on her left hand.
But this holiday isn't set to be quite the fairy tale Jess has planned... Suddenly she finds her world tilting on its axis, and things are ...|
When seven lives collide. ... When they got in the lift, they were strangers. Sasha, who is desperately trying to deliver a parcel; Hugo, who knows he's the best-looking guy in the lift and is eyeing up; Velvet, who knows what that look means; Dawson, who used to be on TV, used to be handsome, and is sincerely hoping no one recognizes him; Kaitlyn, who's losing her sight but won't admit it; and Joe, who shouldn't be here at all, but wants to be here the most.
And one more person, who will bring them together again on the same day every year. Every day told seven ways in this unique collaborative novel. ...|
The deeper she dives, the darker it gets. ... When Aster wakes alone on a tropical island, she has no idea what has happened, why she is there, or where to find her younger sister, Poppy. Meanwhile Sam, who once met the sisters on a plane, makes links between the mystery of their disappearance and suspicious happenings in his own life. In a stunning dual narrative, the truth unravels with devastating effect - and the answer lies in the secret underwater world surrounding the desert island, populated by the beautiful and the impossible. ...|
Live in the saddle, die on the hog. ... Jackal is proud to be a Grey Bastard, member of a sworn brotherhood of half-orcs. Unloved and unwanted in civilized society, the Bastards eke out a hard life in the desolate no man's land called the Lots, protecting frail and noble human civilization from invading bands of vicious full-blooded orcs. But on the heels of the ultimate betrayal, Jackal will start to question where his true loyalties lie...
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A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away... ... Among the stars and across the vast expanses of space, the Galactic Civil War rages. On the battlefields of multiple worlds in the Mid Rim, legions of stormtroopers are waging brutal combat against an armada of freedom fighters. In the streets of ravaged cities, the Rebel Alliance forces are pushing deeper into Imperial territory as they grapple with the savage realities of war on the ground.
Leading the charge are the soldiers of Twilight Company - the Sixty-first Mobile Infantry, whose hard-bitten, ferociously loyal members doggedly survive where others perish. Against ...|
Shark Drunk is, in part, the tale of two men in a very small boat on the trail of a very big fish. It is also a story of obsession, enchantment and adventure. A love song to the sea, in all its mystery, hardship, wonder and life-giving majesty.
In the great depths surrounding the remote Lofoten islands in Norway lives the Greenland shark. Twenty-six feet in length and weighing more than a tonne, it can live for 200 years. Its fluorescent green, parasite-covered eyes are said to hypnotise its prey, and its meat is so riddled with poison that, when consumed, it sends people into a hallucinatory trance.
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An ancient demon is rising. And only Ned and his magical circus can stop it... ... Ned and the magical Circus of Marvels are back in a third rip-roaring, page-turning adventure!
As the world of the Hidden begins to fall apart, its horde of Demons and Darklings threatens to spill out of the shadows at any moment. With his trusty mouse and Familiar, Lucy and George, Ned must travel from the snow-swept forests of Siberia to the cliffs of Dover in a desperate attempt to rally allies for a final stand. Fearsome enemies will become allies and old allies enemies, as Ned prepares himself for the final battle.
If you knew the date of your death, how would you live your life? ... It;s 1969, and holed up in a grimy tenement building in New York's Lower East Side is a travelling psychic who claims to be able to tell anyone the date they will die. The four Gold children, too young for what they're about to hear, sneak out to learn their fortunes.
Such prophecies could be dismissed as trickery and nonsense, yet the Golds bury theirs deep. Over the years that follow they might attempt to ignore, embrace, cheat or defy the "knowledge" given to them that day - but it will shape the course of their lives forever.