Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of My Sunshine Away by M. O. Walsh, read by Kirby Heybourne. One day Lindy Simpson cycles home from school and straight into a trap: Someone is lying in wait for her, a wire strung between lampposts across the path. She is raped just yards from her front door. No one sees a thing, and the perpetrator is not caught.
The compelling new standalone novel from the Sunday Times number-one best-selling author of Unseen and Cop Town. With a missing girl in the news, Claire Scott can’t help but be reminded of her sister, who disappeared 20 years ago in a mystery that was never solved. But when Claire begins to learn the truth about her sister, nothing will ever be the same.
The spectacular conclusion to the New York Times best-selling Raven's Shadow series, which began with the critically acclaimed Blood Song. Empires will fall. Queen Lyrna has survived the bloody siege of Alltor. Now she must rally her troops and take back the capital from the Volarian invaders. But driving her hated enemy out of the Realm will not satisfy her lust for vengeance - she wants to pursue them across the ocean and burn their empire to ashes. To do so she must place her faith in the Seventh Order.
In the course of their investigation into Leonardo da Vinci, Lynn Pickett and Clive Prince found clues about his strangely passionate belief in the importance of John the Baptist. Here, along with a reassessment of the significance of Mary Magdalene and the sacred feminine, the authors reveal that Da Vinci’s apparently peculiar religion was shared by the Knights Templar. And their profoundly heretical belief that the Baptist was superior to Jesus himself still has the power to pose a threat to the very foundations of the Christian Church….
Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable, audiobook edition of Bitter Fruits by Alice Clark-Pitt, read by Kristin Atherton, Rachel Bavidge, Stefan Booth, Roy McMillian and Tania Rodrigues. The murder of a first-year student at Durham University shocks the city. But the very last thing anyone expects is an instant confession... As Detective Inspector Erica Martin investigates Joyce College, a cradle for the country's future elite, she finds a close-knit community of secrets, jealousy and obsession.
Forensic investigator Reilly Steel is back in Florida, hoping that a relaxing stay at the home of her old FBI mentor, Daniel Forrest, will help her. But Reilly soon finds herself drawn into a local investigation, a gruesome murder where the body of a woman has literally been torn in two. And when another disturbing killing occurs, Reilly can't help but feel that she has come across something like this before. But where?
All you have to do is find out why Harry is prepared to blame an innocent man. That's the thread. Follow it. You'll reach the Silent Ones. This is your way - our way - of making a difference. With this challenge from Father Edmund Littlemore, Anselm returns to the Old Bailey to fight the most difficult and troubling case of his life. The man in the dock is Littlemore himself. He is charged with grave offences against Harry Brandwell, who, it seems, is both a victim and a liar.
The fourth Campbell and Carter mystery from one of the nation's best-loved crime writers. In the Cotswold village of Weston Saint Ambrose, Inspector Jess Campbell and Superintendent Ian Carter take on their fourth murder mystery. It is the wettest winter on record, and as Christmas approaches the rivers burst their banks.
Princess Samarah Al-Azem knows revenge cannot be rushed. Having bided her time, she’s finally ready to bring down Sheikh Ferran - her kingdom’s enemy and the man who took everything from her. In the still of night, she lies in wait in his bedchamber.... Soon Ferran has the beautiful assassin at his mercy - now Samarah must decide: imprisonment in a cell...or in diamond shackles as his wife.
Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable, audiobook edition of The Organized Mind by Daniel J. Levitin, read by Luke Daniels. Modern society is in a state of information overload. Neuroscientist Daniel J. Levitin investigates how and why our brains are struggling to keep up with the demands of the digital age. Why is email so addictive? Is multitasking really possible? And what do successful people keep in their junk drawers?
Hotshot entrepreneur Benjamin Da Silva is used to being in the driving seat, but when he finds himself in need of a chauffeur, beautiful, straight-talking Jess Murphy proves that sometimes taking his foot off the pedal can be equally pleasurable! Jess isn’t impressed by his wealth; she knows she should steer clear - so why can’t she get off the collision course leading right towards Benjamin?
Jake Cutler is the 13-year-old ruler of the secret planet Altus, and he’s on the run from the Interstellar Navy. He and his crew are wanted over the disappearance of the ISS Colossus, the most powerful ship in the navy's fleet. But that's not the only reason Jake's being hunted. If he's found, he'll be forced to reveal the location of a fortune of crystals which the Interstellar Navy plans to start an intergalactic war with.... It’s up to Jake to stop them!
Jo Nesbo meets Homeland in this sophisticated debut literary thriller about a Swedish security force agent sent to the US for a special assignment, which delivers a breathtaking global twist on the darkly riveting narrative tradition of Nordic noir. Ernst Grip of the Swedish security police has no idea why he is being summoned to the US.
Amsterdam is bursting at the seams and the police are out in force, struggling to manage the crowds. Brigadier Pieter Vos is on duty with his young assistant, Laura Bakker, when the first grenade hits. In the chaos a young girl wearing a pink jacket is kidnapped. But she isn't the daughter of an Amsterdam aristocrat as the terrorists first thought. What is the life of one immigrant child worth in the greater political game emerging?
Hundreds of eyes stare out from the missing persons board - people who have been gone too long and are being forgotten. But what if some of these people wanted to disappear, to hide in the shadows? This is the question Mila and her team must ask themselves as long-lost people begin to return. Clues are being left for Mila - clues she doesn't fully understand and which her colleagues are strangely dismissive of.
A few weeks after finishing their final exams, high school sweethearts have an argument at a party. Joe wants to go - Jen begs him to stay. They fight in the corridor, following their usual script, and then he walks out and leaves her. A few hours later she dies. Three years on, after burning up his own dreams for the future, Joe is working in dead-end jobs and mentoring a wayward teenager not dissimilar from his younger self.
Have you heard of The Rules of Engagement? It's a book that promises to teach you to find the man of your dreams in 10 easy steps. Unsurprisingly, I don't own a copy. What is it, 1892? But I'm a journalist, and I've promised to follow it to the letter and write about the results. Never mind that my friends think I'm insane, I'm stalking men all over town, and I can't keep my mouth shut at the best of times. My name is Cat Buchanan. I'm 36 years old and live with my daughter in Glasgow.
Fly across the world in the amazing flying bath! When everyone has left the house in the morning, the bath toys spring into action and head off on exciting adventures in their magical flying bath! From giving a muddy piglet a shower to putting out a fire for a frightened baboon, they have water at the ready for any emergency - but they're always home for the children's bathtime at the end of the day. The Flying Bath is a playful and adventurous story from Julia Donaldson and David Roberts.
Admittedly, it wasn't murder. A moment's carelessness, a tragic accident - and two children are dead. Yours. Living in a small island community, you can't escape the woman who destroyed your life. Each chance encounter is an agonizing reminder of what you've lost - your family, your future, your sanity. How long before revenge becomes irresistible? With no reason to go on living, why shouldn't you turn your darkest thoughts into deeds?
The ink is barely dry on Giorgios Letsos’ divorce papers, and there’s only one thing on this unstoppable Greek’s mind: finding Billie Smith, his mistress before his marriage. Billie has fought hard to heal her broken heart after Gio chose to marry someone else. When he storms back into her life, she’s determined not to fall for his seduction again. Especially now that she has a secret to protect…their son.