Rachel Ford has returned to Kilbrook to take revenge on the bullies who ruined her childhood and destroyed her family. Australian actor Finn MacKenzie sets hearts fluttering when he arrives in Kilbrook to help his aunt. Finn isn’t looking for love, but there’s a definite spark between them. Rachel is torn between her desire for revenge and this new love affair. Will he understand why she must keep her promise, no matter the cost?
What is his intern’s photo doing on an escort website? Bastian Christou doesn’t know if he’s more surprised by her double life or her stunning photo. She’s kept those curves well hidden! Emmie is outraged when Bastian, her uncompromising boss, confronts her. She had no idea her photo was online. But his cheque’s been cashed, and he’s come to collect his prize.... A weekend in Greece. With her. Alone.
The Black Prince has launched a devastating raid deep into France, laying waste to everything in his path. In response, the French have mustered an army that outnumbers the English forces 10 to 1 and are determined to drive their hated foe from the land after years of bloody conquest. Sir Thomas Blackstone, the British archer knighted on the field of Crecy, has used the intervening years to forge his own war band and has hacked out his own fiefdom in central France.
Far from the sweet homemaker he thought he wanted, millionaire rancher Gil Addison lusts after beautiful policewoman Bailey Collins. She might be busy hunting down a kidnapper and won’t stop until she gets her man in handcuffs, but Gil has a plan to get this woman in his bed!
Years ago, Canyon Westmoreland let misunderstandings come between him and Keisha Ashford. But when Keisha returns to town with a two-year-old son, it’s time to settle things once and for all. A blazing attraction still burns between them, and this time around nothing will stop Canyon from claiming Keisha and his child!
Sam and Hannah have only the holidays to find 'The One’...which is their lobster.... Instead of their summer holidays being epic, Sam and Hannah’s summer holidays is turning out to be very awkward.... They must navigate social misunderstandings, the plotting of well-meaning friends, and their own fears of being virgins to find happiness. But fate is at work to bring them together, and in the end it all boils down to love.
Nineteen-fifty-three is synonymous in the British memory with the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II on 2 June. But less well known is what happened in 10 Downing Street on 23 June. With Anthony Eden vying for power, the elderly prime minister, Winston Churchill, must maintain the confidence of his government, the press and the public. But after a diplomatic dinner at which he is in typically sparkling form, Churchill's Italian dining companions are rushed out of the building and his doctor called.
Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of The Infinite Sea, the second book in the phenomenal 5th Wave series by Carnegie-shortlisted author Rick Yancey. For Cassie Sullivan and the rest of Earth's remaining human survivors, the situation was already desperate when the 5th Wave hit. It's about to get worse.
There’s a girl in Barry’s class who’s getting more laughs than he is! But luckily Barry immediately thinks up one of his brilliant and amazekeel plans to make sure he’ll have the final chuckle. All he needs is thirty boxes of Beard Flakes....
When Sunflower, a young city girl, moves to the countryside, she grows to love the reed marsh lands - the endlessly flowing river, the friendly buffalo with their strong backs and shiny round heads, the sky that stretches on and on in its vastness. However, the days are long, and the little girl is lonely. Then she meets Bronze, who, unable to speak, is ostracised by the other village boys. Soon the pair are inseparable, and when Bronze's family agree to take Sunflower in, it seems that fate has brought him the sister for whom he has always longed.
In this prize-winning poetry collection, we watch as the cartographer, used to assuming control over a place by mapping it, is gradually compelled to recognise a wholly different understanding of place as he tries to map his way to the rastaman’s eternal city of Zion. As the book unfolds the cartographer learns that every place name comes freighted with history, and not every place that can be named can be found.
An Adam Dalgliesh mystery. In A Certain Justice, the tenth Adam Dalgliesh mystery from P.D . James, the commander is drawn into the treacherous legal world of London when a distinguished criminal lawyer is brutally murdered. Venetia Aldridge QC is a distinguished barrister. When she agrees to defend Garry Ashe, accused of the brutal murder of his aunt, it is one more opportunity to triumph in her career as a criminal lawyer. But just four weeks later, Miss Aldridge is found dead.
An Adam Dalgliesh mystery. Cover Her Face is P. D. James' debut novel, the first Adam Dalgliesh mystery, and a thrilling work of crime fiction set in the English countryside, from the best-selling author of Death Comes to Pemberley and Children of Men. From P. D. James, one of the masters of British crime fiction, comes the debut novel that introduced Scotland Yard detective Adam Dalgliesh.
The eighth book in the Empire sequence takes Centurion Marcus Aquila and his Tungrian legion on a dangerous mission to the heart of the Parthian empire. With Rome no longer safe, Marcus and the Tungrians are ordered east, to the desolate borderlands where Rome and Parthia have vied for supremacy for centuries. Ordered to relieve the siege of an isolated fortress, their task is doomed to bloody failure unless they can turn the disaffected Third Legion into a fighting force capable of resisting the terrifying Parthian cataphracts.
Moss hates her life. As the daughter of the executioner in the Tower of London, it’s her job to catch the heads in her basket after her father has chopped them off. When she discovers a hidden tunnel that takes her to freedom, she learns that her life isn’t what she believes it to be. Her search for the truth takes her on a journey along the great River Thames. Could the answers lie deep in its murky depths?
A rousing call to arms for a fairer society from the well-loved Guardian political journalist Zoe Williams. Whether we have children or not, we all want the future to be fairer and happier, and Zoe Williams believes we need to make that happen collectively. Get It Together is a rousing call to arms for us all to play our parts in creating a more equal society. Zoe believes it's not enough to sit back and watch as our NHS slides away from us....
Golden Son continues the stunning saga of Darrow, a rebel forged by tragedy, battling to lead his oppressed people to freedom from the overlords of a brutal, elitist future built on lies. Now fully embedded amongst the Gold ruling class, Darrow continues his work to bring down society from within. It's a journey that will take him further than he's ever been before, but is Darrow truly willing to pay the price that rebellion demands?
True honour is endless. Join us. 1935. Norfolk. War is looming in Great Britain and the sprawling country estate of Alderberen Hall is shadowed by suspicion and paranoia. Thirteen-year-old Delphine Venner is determined to uncover the secrets of the Hall's elite society, which has taken in her gullible mother and unstable father. As she explores the house and discovers the secret network of hidden passages that thread through the estate, Delphine uncovers a world more dark and threatening than she ever imagined.
Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Looking-Glass Girl by Cathy Cassidy, read by Helen Baxendale. Alice nearly didn't go to the sleepover. Why would Savvy, queen of the school, invite someone like her? Now Alice is lying unconscious in a hospital bed. Lost in a wonderland of dreams and half-formed memories, she's surrounded by voices - the doctor, her worried friends, and Luke, whose kisses the night of the fall took her by surprise....
When Samuel wakes up on 1 January, he is convinced that the year ahead will bring nothing exciting - until a strange visitor bursts into his flat, determined not to leave. The appearance of Mishima, a stray cat, leads Samuel to an encounter with the enigmatic Valdemar and his neighbour, Titus. Samuel discovers how small, everyday acts can have the power to awaken the heart from its slumber.