Captured and imprisoned by Judge Dredd, author Truman Kaput has spent years in the Mega-City One iso-cubes, his work banned. His crime: writing lurid detective novels in which the fictitious Slick Dickens repeatedly outwits the cowardly bully Judge Dredd. Now a new Truman Kaput novel is being serialised, and each chapter predicts an imminent murder with chilling accuracy.
Shakespeare's romantic adventure is full of tyrants, incest, murder, knights, teenagers, pirates, brothels, sublime poetry, young love, a great hero, and the goddess Diana. A multicultural cast, world music, and the poet Benjamin Zephaniah give this timeless tale a contemporary twist.
A newly reissued edition of an Agatha Christie - writing as Mary Westmacott - 'Crime of the Heart' novel. A Daughter's a Daughter is the tale of a mother who comes to resent her daughter’s success. When Ann falls in love, she hopes for new happiness, but her only child, Sarah, wrecks any chance of her remarriage. Resentment and jealousy corrode their relationship as each seeks relief in different directions.
A knock at the door shatters Kate Hemingway’s life when she’s informed of her husband Stuart’s death in Afghanistan. She struggles to care for their young son George with only Stuart’s aloof best friend Paul as emotional support. Piece by fragile piece, she tries to rebuild her life, realising Paul and her son have formed an unlikely bond.
Psychological drama by David Hodgson. Greg Drake is just getting his life back together after the death of his wife. But then his house is broken into when he is asleep. Nothing is taken, but his peace of mind is destroyed. Starring Kevin Doyle as Greg, with Fiona Clarke, Helen Longworth, Beth Palmer, Roy Carruthers and Mark Winstanley.
A sweeping international epic, perfect for all fans of Penny Vincenzi and Barbara Taylor BradfordJune 1909, in a large Berlin mansion, cousins Zelda and Vicky are about to meet brothers Berthold and Josef for the first time – an evening that will alter the course of their lives forever…
"An epic without an end..."
France, 1399: the Duke of Brittany is dead, and his widow, Joanna of Navarre, has inherited control of their land - a testament to her intellect, integrity and political prowess. Then comes an unprecedented proposal from Henry IV, King of England. The price of becoming his Queen? Abandoning her homeland, leaving her children and sacrificing her independence. Henry's hold on the crown is unsteady, and war is brewing.
In Elizabethan York, young Nell Appleby is trapped in a chest, and a horror of the dark dogs her for the rest of her life. Wed to the sadistic Ralph Maskewe, Nell must find joy where she can, until her childhood sweetheart offers her escape to the New World. Four and a half centuries later, Tess moves to York, eager to start a new life away from her overbearing husband. But time in York has a way of shifting strangely, and memories of a past that is not her own begin to surface ...
"Engrossing, detailed story."
Vita’s gift shop would do better if she ran it as a business, not as somewhere to daydream. But she's not one to tell herself off--she leaves that to Tim, her ex, who still co-owns the shop. He cheated on Vita and broke her heart. Could she ever give him another chance? Oliver, an experienced and successful tree surgeon, runs his home as calmly as his business. However, his heart is still with the mother of his child, even though it’s been three years now.
Number 33 Georgiana Street houses many people and yet seems home to none. To runaway Sam it is a place to disappear. To Bohemia, it's just another blip between crises, as her mum ricochets off the latest boyfriend. Old Isobel acts like she owns the place, even though it actually belongs to Steve in the basement, who is always looking to squeeze in yet another tenant. Life there is a kind of ordered chaos.