A Dog's Purpose - which spent a year on the New York Times bestseller list – is heading to the big screen! Based on the beloved best-selling novel by W. Bruce Cameron, A Dog's Purpose shares the soulful and surprising story of one devoted dog who finds the meaning of his own existence through the lives of the humans he teaches to laugh and love.
It has been 14 years since the Martians invaded England. The world has moved on, always watching the skies but content that we know how to defeat the Martian menace. Machinery looted from the abandoned capsules and war machines has led to technological leaps forward. The Martians are vulnerable to earth germs. The army is prepared. So when the signs of launches on Mars are seen, there seems little reason to worry. Unless you listen to one man, Walter Jenkins, the narrator of Wells' book.
When Julia Seagrove is found dead, a name carved into her body, old memories are stirred up for DI Hal Luchewski. The name is that of a murdered sex offender and the man who killed him, convicted in Hal's first ever murder case, has just been released from prison. As he digs deeper, Hal discovers multiple links between Dr Seagrove, the recently released killer Nino Gaudiano, and Nino's long-missing daughter Louisa.
Turn down the lights, throw a log on the fire, and settle down with this enchanting collection of feature-length Christmas tales. From a dizzying adventure in the snow to a chilling Victorian ghost yarn, Christmas Tails delights, frights, and amuses in equal measure. Inside you'll find four bite-sized stories full to the brim with Christmas cheer. Warm up the mulled wine, take the phone off the hook and prepare for a yuletide treat!
Charles Stross builds a new series with Empire Games. Expanding on the world he created in the Family Trade series, a new generation of paratime travelers walk between parallel universes. The year is 2020. It's 17 years since the Revolution overthrew the last king of the New British Empire, and the newly reconstituted North American Commonwealth is developing rapidly, on course to defeat the French and bring democracy to a troubled world.
Douglas is very excited about his birthday surprise. But when the surprise turns out to be his overexcited twin cousins, Douglas is sure this will be the worst birthday ever!
A very short piece of fantasy world-building, following a few men and their curious line of work revolving around a quiet, dusty shop in a quirky, distant city.
Dating back more than 4,000 years, Chinese diet green tea has been long revered as a tasty drink that can ward off diseases and improve one's well-being. Since its first recorded use during the time of Emperor Shen Nung, the link between Chinese diet green tea and good health has never been severed. It's been used as treatment for everything from headaches to depression. Today, various health benefits of green tea are constantly being reported, and many scientists are now focusing their attention on the simple, yet elegantly profound beverage that is green tea.
In Islam for Beginners: 22 More Questions Answered, you will find information on the religion and the people of Islam. Many non-Muslims have so many questions that they are simply afraid to ask. This new book asks those questions and provides the answers.
Are you tired of having no upper body strength and no way to improve it? Wouldn't it be awesome to have a simple step-by-step plan to turn your buggy whip arms into the guns they're meant to be? The Home Workout Plan has your answer in a short, concise book you can listen to in less than an hour. That way you can get your information, get into shape and get on with life!
A story about a star who gets lost trying to find her best friend, the Moon. She travels all over the galaxy while meeting new friends along the way. Will she ever find her friend? Only time will tell.
Emilia MacNeil is an independent miss. Truth be told, she's a bit of a tomboy, and many's the proper lady who has called her a hussy for her sometimes less than ladylike behavior. But Emilia remains unrepentant. She's as good as any man, and better than some, and the last thing she wants is to be married to any of them. She'll happily be an aunt to her siblings' children, but she wants nothing to do with marriage.
When Josephine L'amour is offered the chance to visit a Tanzanian big cat preserve to assist with their new tracking program, she can't resist. The head of the big cat exhibitions at the National Zoo, Jo has been a big cat lover since she could talk. So, packing her bags and hopping on a plane, Jo heads off to make her dreams come true. When Jo gets to the sanctuary however, things don't quite go to plan.
November 1942 on the banks of the River Volga. The German Army advance into the Caucasus Mountains in search of the Russian oilfields has halted for the winter as the bitter fighting in Stalingrad takes center stage. The German Air Force, the Luftwaffe, has virtually driven the Red Air Force from the skies. The Germans, confident in taking the city that holds Stalin's namesake, strip their flanks of troops to bolster their forces fighting inside the city. For just one last push to decide the battle and the outcome of the war.
In the dark corners of the city a pack of shifter men have lived by one rule: stay hidden. When one of the pride is captured and experimented on, they can only think of one punishment for the outsiders. Alison Biggs finds herself caught up in a battle for dominance as the entire pack pick her for their gang revenge. Her work as a receptionist for the shadowy complex had always been innocent, until the alpha leader of the pride stages a daring rescue of the kit Samuel.
Tara Shiloh knows she's not a drug addict. She's positive she's a good mother and hard worker. So why is she in an alley with a needle in her arm? Waking up in the hospital without her son is terrifying. Being told she can't have him back nearly crushes her. With her memory spotty and the circumstances incriminating, Tara must fight to learn the truth and wrestle with the idea that maybe her son is better off without her. Reid Holliston defends guilty people for a living and it's slowly killing him. He's certain there is no such thing as a truly blameless client anymore.
They say, no good deed goes unpunished, and James Vanning is living proof of this maxim when he stops to helps three men who have smashed up their car in the mountains of Colorado. This single act of kindness implicates him in a murder and a bank robbery to the tune of $300,000. Somehow he evades his captors and makes off with the dough. Now with the robbers are on his tail, Vanning would gladly give the money back except he can't quite remember where he left it.
Hugless Douglas is a huggable, lovable young brown bear who wakes up one morning in need of a hug. He goes to try to find one, but none of them seem quite right. Join Douglas on his search for the perfect bear hug!
A teacher goes missing under suspicious circumstances and a man is murdered at a local reservoir. For Detective Robyn Carter, there's no obvious link between the cases. But as she starts to delve into them, her investigations lead her to Abigail, perfect wife and mother to beautiful little Izzy. What was Abigail's connection to the victims? And why is she receiving threatening messages from an anonymous number?
Amber "AJ" Johnson is a freelance writer who has her heart set on becoming a full-time sports reporter at her paper. She has one chance to prove herself: capture an interview with the very private goalie of Baltimore's hockey team, Alec Kolchak. But he's the one man who tries her patience, even as he brings to life a quiet passion she doesn't want to admit exists. Alec has no desire to be interviewed - he never has, never will. But he finds himself a reluctant admirer of AJ's determination to get what she wants...and he certainly never counted on his attraction to her.