The Sunday Times bestselling author. ... The dream chooses the dreamer.
Since he was five years old, Lazlo Strange has been obsessed with the mythic lost city of Weep, but it would take someone bolder than he to go in search of it. Then a stunning opportunity presents itself - in the person of a hero called the Godslayer and a band of legendary warriors, and he has to seize his chance or lose his dream forever.
What happened in Weep to cut it off from the world? What did the Godslayer slay that went by the name of god? And what is the mysterious problem he now seeks help in solving?
The answers await in Weep, but ...|
This book is a special edition of "Quick Reads" series. ... Have you ever been in the wrong place, at the wrong time?
You are hiking in the Scottish highlands with three friends when you come across a girl. She is half-naked, has been badly beaten, and she can't speak English. She is clearly running away from someone. Do you stop to help her? Even if it means putting your friends' lives - and your own - in terrible danger?
About the series
"Quick Reads" are bite-sized books by bestselling writers and well-known personalities for the people who want a short, fast-paced read. They are ...|
Historical novel. ... The historical plot encompasses the period between 1840 and 1885. The crossing of the paths of people of different nationalities knits together the entire novel. Bulgarians, Romanians and Serbs support each other in their struggle for independence. They meet diplomats and the kings of European monarchies in order to obtain entreaties and favorable attitude towards nascent Bulgarian uprising and the Serbian-Turkish War.
And so the geographical borders of the novel prove to be infinite. Britain with its "eternal and perpetual interests", is portrayed; France, torn apart by internal ...|
The Number One bestseller.
Charlie Parker doesn't believe in Ghost. Except his own. ... It is deep winter. The darkness is unending.The private detective named Jaycob Eklund has vanished, and Charlie Parker is dispatched to track him down. Parker's employer, Edgar Ross, an agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, has his own reasons for wanting Eklund found. Eklund is no ordinary investigator.
He is obsessively tracking a series of homicides and disappearances, each linked to reports of hauntings. Now Parker will be drawn into Eklund's world, a realm in which the monstrous Mother rules a crumbling ...|
The truth is more than skin deep. ... When Lucy wakes up cancer-free. It should be a dream come true. But trapped in a new body and faced with a life she didn't choose, Lucy begins to question whether living as somebody else is really living. And as her new life unfold, she discovers that cheating death comes at a price... How far would you go to stay alive? ...|
Life, death and everything in between. ... Lily wakes up one crisp Sunday morning on the side of the road. She has no idea how she got there. It is only when a police car arrives, and she sees her own body, that she realises she is in fact... dead. But nobody can see or hear her, however hard she tries. So what is she supposed to do next? Then Lily is given once-in-a-deathtime opportunity. Will she take it?
"Wonderful... a near perfect piece of writing - funny and tender and wounded and furious."
Matthew Crow, author of "In Bloom" ...|
Sometimes divorce can be deadly. ... Kate wants a clean break from her husband Jack. They can still be friends. She just doesn't want to stay married to him. But Jack doesn't want a friend. He wants a wife. He wants Kate. And he will do anything to keep her. Jack remembers his wedding vow: "Till death do us part". He always keeps a promise. ...|
Will your past always catch up with you? ... Tessa Dannall is excited and happy when her daughter, Nia, arrives at their family's tropical beach resort to get married. Tessa is also trying to forget the last time she went to a wedding on this beach and how that day changed her life for ever. But as the big day draws near, Tessa realises she must face the deadly ghosts from her past - or they may ruin her daughter's future.
"Koomson just gets better and better"
Woman and Home ...|
Doesn't everyone deserve their freedom? ... June's life at home with her stepmother and stepsister is a dark one - and a secret one. Not even her dad knows the truth. She's trapped like a butterfly in a jar. Then June meets Blister, a boy in the woods. In him, she finds a glimmer of hope that perhaps she can find a way to fly far, far away.
But freedom comes at a price.
A heart-breaking page-turner with a shocking twist. From the highly acclaimed author of "Seed".
"It broke my heart over and over. Destined to be one of the most important books this year."
Melinda Salisbury, author of & ...|
Sometime the people we meet change our lives for ever.
This book is a special edition of "Quick Reads" series. ... It's an exciting day for Timothy Flowers. It's the third of November, and it's Friday, and it's his twenty-first birthday. When Timothy walks to his usual street corner to see his favorite special bus, he meets Charlie. Charlie is a builder who is desperate for Timothy's help because Timothy is very tall, six feet six inches.
Timothy has never had a job before - or no work that he's kept for more than a day. But when Timothy and Charlie have to collect money from a ...|
From the darkness... a hero rises. ... Before there was Batman, there was Bruce Wayne...
An impulsive act on his eighteenth birthday sentences him to community service at the infamous Arkham Asylum, home to the city's most dangerous and deadly criminals.
Amongst them is Madeleine Wallace - a brilliant killer and Bruce's only hope to save Gotham from its new menace: the Nightwalkers. But can Madeleine be trusted or is this all part of her plan to destroy the city forever?
You don't need superpowers to be a superhero. ...|
There's always a first time to save the world... ... She will become a legend, but first she is Diana, princess of the amazons. And her fight is just beginning...
Diana is desperate to prove herself to her warrior sisters. But when the opportunity come, she throws away her chance at glory and breaks Amazon law to save a mere mortal, Alia Keralis. With this single heroic act, Diana may have just doomed the world.
Alia is a Warbringer - a descendant of the infamous Helen of Troy, fated to bring about an age of bloodshed and misery. Diana and Alia will face an army of enemies, mortal and divine, determined to ...|