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...
"An addictively readable - and undeniably cool - fantasy masterwork."
"Filthy, charismatic and frankly excellent."
"A gritty ...|
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.
Armed with ...|
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.
Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2014.
From the author of "The Narrow Road to the Deep North". ... "Scathingly funny ... a profound and thought-provoking novel that explores the nature of truth, lies, and fiction."
About to go on trial for defrauding the banks of millions, con man and corporate criminal Siegfried Heidl offers broke writer Kif Kehlmann a deal he can't refuse: ! 10 000 for Kehlmnn to ghostwrite his memoir in six weeks.
As the Deadline draws closer and Heidl grows increasingly erratic, Kehlmann becomes unsure if he is ghostwriting a memoir, or of Heidi is ...|
Сатирический роман. ... Как и многие, Ангел Спасов прошел долгий путь, прежде чем стать писателем. За его плечами армия, дипломы по специальностям "Резьба по дереву и внутренняя архитектура" и "Финансы".
В его жизни было много увлечений: блондинки и брюнетки, дорогие автомобили и путешествия, элитные напитки и самогон, шашлыки и веселые кутежи. Он внес свой вклад и в строительство "новой" Болгарии (порой по собственному желанию, а чаще - вопреки ему).
Его участие в первых кооперативах, югославское эмбарго, знакомства и связи среди силовиков, страховщиков, налоговиков и таможенников - ...|
The Sunday Times Bestseller. The Last Unpublished Stories, collected for the First Time. ... "Riveting this richly fascinating miscellany is a marvellous reminder of what was lost."
"These eighteen rediscovered tales offer an intimate insight into the arc of a legendary career."
Mail on Sunday
"Many of these stories enrich our understanding of Fitzgerald. We can still marvel at the strength of his imagination, his display of elegance and precision."
"His genius confounds us just as it did contemporaries ... Fitzgerald, at his best, could write ...|
The International Bestseller. ... The year is 1972. The Cold War is far from over. Britain is being torn apart by industrial unrest and terrorism. Serena Frome, in her final year at Cambridge, is being groomed form MI5.
Serena is sent on a secret mission - Operation Sweet Tooth - which brings her into the world of Tom Haley, a promising young writer. First she loves his stories, then she begins to love the man. Can she maintain the fiction of her undercover life? And who is inventing whom? To answer these questions, Serena must abandon the first rule of espionage - trust no one.
"Riveting... Delicious... Gripping. ...|