The first action thriller by the classic adventure writer, set in Italy. When the Allies invaded Southern Italy in 1943, Mussolini's personal treasure was moved north to safety under heavily armed guard. It was never seen again. Now an expedition plans to unearth the treasure and smuggle it out of Italy. But their reckless mission is being followed - by enemies who are as powerful and ruthless as they are deadly.
After years of watching Kenyan athletes win the world's biggest races, Adharanand Finn set out to discover just what it was that made them so fast - and to see if he could keep up. Packing up his life he moved from Devon to Iten, in Kenya, to eat with, interview, sleep beside and - most importantly – run with, some of the greatest runners in the world. In the distance rests his dream, to join the best of the Kenyan athletes in an epic first marathon across the Kenyan plains.
When Tim O'Hara's plane is hijacked and forced to crash-land in the middle of the Andes, his troubles are only beginning. A heavily armed group of communist soldiers intent on killing one of his passengers - an influential political figure - have orders to leave no survivors. Isolated in the biting cold of the Andes, O'Hara's party must fight for their lives with only the most primitive weapons....
Manchester, 2025. Local mechanic Sol steals old vehicles to meet the demand for spares. But when Sol’s partner impulsively jacks a luxury model, Sol finds himself caught up in a nightmarish transdimensional human trafficking conspiracy. Hidden in the stolen car is a voiceless, three-armed woman called Y. She’s had her memory removed and undertaken a harrowing journey into a world she only vaguely recognises. And someone waiting in the UK expects her delivery at all costs.
Bella secretly married her childhood sweetheart, Stevie, over a decade ago. They were at university, two big kids playing at being grown-ups. Then it all went wrong and Bella simply got up and left. And the secret remained a secret. Years later, Bella meets Philip and she can't resist him. Only hitch is, she's still (technically, anyway) married to Stevie.
From acclaimed thriller writer Jack Higgins - the story of a young man, just out of the army, embarking on his next great adventure as a writer, teacher, and legendary lothario. Oliver Shaw leaves the army as a young man eager to embrace the possibilities that life on a British military base in Germany have denied him. He intends to be a writer, a man with a passionate existence, whose triumphs - and failures - will make his life and work great. And he plans to meet women - lots of women.
Despite the example of their own parents' enduring marriage, the three Bachelor brothers show no signs of settling down. Adam has a string of unsuitable girlfriends; Luke bears the scars of a savage divorce; and Russell is in love with the one woman he can't have. When their father announces that he wants to try his hand at single life, everything is thrown into turmoil. Are the Bachelor brothers totally hopeless cases or just late starters?
When Joanna Hart came into his office, enquiry agent Dan Markham thought it would be an easy case. All the blonde with red lips and swinging hips wanted was to know if her husband was unfaithful. But when the man is killed, Markham's involvement makes him suspect number one. As the evidence piles against him, he realises someone has set him up. In a deadly game, Markham has to battle to keep his client and himself alive.
A heart-rending story about the unique bond between a father and his daughter, for fans of Jojo Moyes and John Green. How do you leave the person you love the most? Will Curtis' six-year-old daughter, Ella, knows her father will never leave her. After all, he promised her so when her mother died. And he's going to do everything he can to keep his word. What Will doesn't know is that the promise he made to his little girl might be harder to keep than he imagined.
1915. As a child it never mattered to Blake that he had no mother, that no one knew who his father was. He was secure in his grandparents' love, happy on their farm in the Yorkshire dales. But when his grandparents die suddenly, Blake's world collapses. Taken in by a neighbouring farmer as hired help, Blake's life becomes focused on the land--and on his secret love for Annie, his employer's daughter.