An extraordinary insight into life under one of the world's most ruthless and secretive dictatorships - and the story of one woman's terrifying struggle to avoid capture/repatriation and guide her family to freedom. As a child growing up in North Korea, Hyeonseo Lee was one of millions trapped by a secretive and brutal communist regime. Her home on the border with China gave her some exposure to the world beyond the confines of the Hermit Kingdom....
"One of the greatest books I've ever read"
Louise is a single mom, a secretary, stuck in a modern-day rut. On a rare night out, she meets a man in a bar, and sparks fly. Though he leaves after they kiss, she's thrilled she finally connected with someone. When Louise arrives at work on Monday, she meets her new boss, David. The man from the bar. The very married man from the bar...who says the kiss was a terrible mistake but who still can't keep his eyes off Louise.
Autumn Rose lives in a sleepy seaside town, but buried deep under the surface of her quiet life are dark secrets. Her grandmother is dead, murdered eighteen months ago, and the vibrant London social scene in which she was brought up is a world away. Even worse, at her new school she is shunned and condemned - all because of the swirling marks on her skin that prevent her from blending in with the crowd.
A chance encounter on a darkened street draws Violet Lee into a world beyond her wildest imaginings - a timeless place of vast elegance and immeasurable wealth, of beautiful mansions and lavish parties, where a decadent group of vampires lives for pleasure alone. A place from which there is no escape - no matter how hard Violet tries.
Three years and 11 months. That's how long Lizzie Wells has been banged up inside Holloway prison, serving time for a crime she didn't commit. Six months. That's how long it's taken Lizzie to fall in love with her fellow inmate, Scar. Now they are both finally free, and together they are about to embark on a vengeful search to find those who framed Lizzie...and to make them pay.
The highly anticipated sequel to The Dark Heroine: Dinner with a Vampire. Her fate is set in stone.... Autumn Rose lives in a sleepy seaside town in the southwest of England, but buried deep under the surface of her quiet life are dark secrets. Swirling marks on her skin mark her out as having extraordinary power, but at school she is shunned and condemned by the very people she is sworn to protect.
The addictive, enthralling debut by online sensation Abigail Gibbs. The sexiest romance you'll read this year. One moment can change your life forever.... For Violet Lee, a chance encounter on a darkened street draws her into a world beyond her wildest imaginings, a timeless place of vast elegance and immeasurable wealth, of beautiful mansions and lavish parties, where a decadent group of friends live for pleasure alone. A place from which there is no escape...no matter how hard Violet tries.
A heart-stopping story of lies, brutality, and fear. British girl Megan Stephens tells the true story of how an idyllic Mediterranean holiday turned into an unimaginable nightmare when she was tricked into becoming a victim of human trafficking and held captive for six years through deception, threats, and violence.
July 1914: The ties between Kezia Marchant and Thea Brissenden, friends since girlhood, have become strained - by Thea’s passionate embrace of women’s suffrage, and by the imminent marriage of Kezia to Thea’s brother, Tom, who runs the family farm. When Tom enlists to fight for his country and Thea is drawn reluctantly onto the battlefield, the farm becomes Kezia’s responsibility. They must all find a way to endure the ensuing cataclysm and turmoil.
Katy Peacock lives a life as colourful as her name. As a wedding photographer, she spends her days making other people smile as she captures all sorts of fun and capers at celebrations that range from the wacky to the wild. But her own life isn't looking quite so rosy. Her mum is acting out of character, her menacing ex is back on the scene and she is torn between two gorgeous men. And that's before we even get started on the trouble her sister is causing....
Since her husband walked out, Louise has made her son her world, supporting them both with her part-time job. But all that changes when she meets...David. Young, successful and charming - Louise cannot believe a man like him would look at her twice let alone be attracted to her. But that all comes to a grinding halt when she meets his wife...Adele. Beautiful, elegant and sweet - Louise's new friend seems perfect in every way.
Then. Ella, Max, Corey, Fallon and Zane. The Fearless Five, inseparable as children growing up in a sleepy English seaside town. But when Max's older sister is killed, the friendship seems to die with her. Now. Only Max and Ella are in touch, still best friends and a couple since they were 13. But Ella is hiding things - like why she's afraid to take their relationship to the next level. And when underdog Corey is bullied, the Fearless Five are brought back together again, teaming up to wreak havoc and revenge on those who have wronged them.
Carla has just moved to London and starts at yet another new school; she is desperate to fit in. Though she makes a couple of friends, she soon meets the charismatic, good-looking Finn, and their whirlwind romance begins. Carla, an A student and gifted artist, lets her schoolwork slip as she enters Finn's world - a world of partying and drugs. Friends tells her that Finn is no good - even his brother, Isaac. But Isaac has an ulterior motive, doesn't he? Is either brother right for Carla?
Finding love isn't always black and white... You: kind, piano-playing sex god. Me: hopelessly romantic charity-shop manager. Honeysuckle Jones has a problem, and her best friends, Nell and Tash, are on a mission to help her solve it. She needs a man - a caring, intelligent, funny man. But, most importantly, a man who's good with his hands... Luckily Honey's new neighbour - moody, antisocial ex-chef Hal - fails on almost every count.
August 1881: Mabel Todd arrives in Amherst, Massachusetts, with her husband, David. Mabel soon fall passionately in love with Austin Dickinson, a married man with three children, and he with her. October 2013: Alice Dickinson takes time off work to research a screenplay on a story that has fascinated her since her college days, when her love of Emily Dickinson's poems began. The story is the illicit love affair between Austin Dickinson and Mabel Todd.