This fascinating biography reveals the untold story of the legendary New Yorker profile writer - author of Joe Gould's Secret and Up in the Old Hotel - and unravels the mystery behind one of literary history's greatest disappearing acts.
Just after 10 o’clock on Thursday, 7th May 2015, Nick Robinson stared down the lens of camera five in the BBC’s Election Night Studio to explain to millions the significance of an exit poll that shocked the country and heralded an earthquake in British politics. That moment was a personal milestone for the BBC’s political editor, who had been discharged from hospital just hours earlier following weeks of treatment for cancer and the loss of his voice after surgery.
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.
No woman had ever joined the Rising Sons...until now. Raven is tough and strong, and she lives for the rush of the open road. She's trying for something that no woman has ever done, and the Rising Sons aren't going to make it easy for her. When trouble comes to the Rising Sons, though, she might be the only one man enough to stand against it. Gunner is ride or die. The club was the only thing on his mind until Raven showed up. As soon as he saw her, he had to have her. She's not just another lay to him but an equal.
"Not sure I would title this has a biker "Romance""
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?
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.
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….
For Amiria of Berwyck, defeat does not come easily as she watches her home and clan being ripped asunder. When the very enemy who has laid siege to her home demands her fealty, she will do whatever it takes to protect her people, including a hastily concocted ruse that quickly begins to unravel. All too soon she starts to question whether she can forgive herself for betraying those she has sworn to protect.
Lana Crewe is a strong, fiercely driven 17-year-old living in a village ruled by fear. With their king and queen both dead, strife and division have taken hold. Ruthlessly attacked by an order called Talons, Lana's father is fatally stabbed. Before he dies, he imparts upon Lana a directive to save the statue of Saint Peter and tells her that the queen yet lives. Now it is up to Lana to unravel the mystery of Saint Peter and bring an end to all of the war by finding the queen.
Billy Miller never thought he'd be someone's hero. Jack had saved him when he was seven, and Dianne had encouraged him to always be true to himself. But when Billy meets Sawyer Fredericks, the game changes. Simple is no longer simple, and one plus one doesn't equal two. Once it seems like they have it all together, fate comes in to take everything away. Surviving takes more than just hanging tough. For Billy it's a life-altering decision.
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.
The dazzling story of family, passion, secrets and vengeance, woven through the hardships of both World Wars and revealing the intriguing history of the Palace, the opulent Blue Mountains hotel famed for its luxury and mysterious owner. A sweltering summer's day, January 1914: the charismatic and ruthless Adam Fox throws a lavish birthday party for his son and heir at his elegant clifftop hotel in the Blue Mountains. Everyone is invited except Angie, the girl from the cottage next door.
William Bernhardt explains the essential elements of breakout books, stories that reel in readers and attract serious attention. He discusses all the essential elements: originality, high stakes, believability, inescapable conflict, emotional appeal, and others. Plus, in the final chapter, Bernhardt explains how to turn your powerful premise into a winning pitch to attract agents and editors.
Confidence can help you achieve your objectives and build deep connections. At the same time, an absence of confidence can hurt you both personally and professionally. Fortunately there are steps you can take to build enduring self-confidence. In this book author Fareed Raja reveals to you 10 steps for building self-confidence that you can apply at work and in your own life. Figure out how to know where you are and where you need to be, get rid of negativity, and envision success.
My name is Rowan Gant. I'm just an average guy...well, except for the fact that I'm a witch. That last part is the reason I'm the go-to guy for the local cops whenever a murder is a little beyond the pale, and they need a consultant with knowledge of the occult. I didn't actually want the job, but apparently the job wanted me.
The four realms stand at the brink of war. Tyrannical forces now conspire to destroy the last free nations of men. Can one young man make a difference? Can Harius conquer the demons of his past so that he might take part in fulfilling an ancient prophecy? With the wings of his Archayan race, Harius will fly to foreign lands, not only to thwart the enemies' plans but also to fulfill a divine charge to guard a sacred key.
Before there was American Sniper Chris Kyle, there was Adelbert "Bert" Waldron. Waldron had over 109 confirmed kills in the Vietnam War. He received two Distinguished Service Crosses as well as a Silver Star for his exploits and heroism during the war. Yet he remains largely unknown to the public. This book discusses some of the mystery and myths regarding Waldron, his number of his kills, the reasons behind his questionable discharge, and his shady dealings with international arms dealer Mitchell Werbell III.
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.
Do you struggle with taking beautiful pictures? Do you want to know the secrets that professional photographers use to get phenomenal pictures? In this audiobook we give the proven techniques that some of the best photographers in the world use. You will learn what equipment and angles are needed for breathtaking pictures.