In the tradition of Alex Garland's The Beach, a spine-tingling adventure novel about a group of friends whose journey around the world on a yacht turns from a trip to paradise into a chilling nightmare when one of them disappears at sea. Lana and her best friend, Kitty, leave home looking for freedom - and that's exactly what they find when they are invited onto The Blue, a 50-foot yacht making its way from the Philippines to New Zealand. Manned by a young crew of wanderers, The Blue is exactly the escape they are looking for.
"Great 'Till the Last Page!"
There is no perfect marriage. There is no perfect murder. Diana Jager's life crumbles when her details are released on the Internet as revenge for her antisexism blog. Then she meets Peter. Within six months, they are married. Within six more, Peter is dead in a road accident - a nightmare end to their fairy-tale romance. But Peter's sister, Lucy, doesn't believe in fairy tales and tasks maverick reporter Jack Parlabane with discovering the dark truth behind the woman the media is calling 'Black Widow'.
Grace Scott returns from her honeymoon with her new husband, Mac, to find a man lying dead in their Edinburgh flat. They don't know who he is or where he's come from. Then, three months later, Grace finds a note tucked inside one of the wedding gifts, sending her on a journey to discover what really happened - a journey that becomes more dangerous the closer she comes to the truth. What she discovers will change her life forever.
It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of...anything but a wife? The third audiobook in the Swell Valley series by best-selling author Tilly Bagshawe. Henry Saxton-Brae has it all - he's a titled, self-made millionaire, and his fiancée just happens to be a supermodel who is as kind and loyal as she is ravishingly beautiful. To top it all, he's just bought Hanborough Castle, the jewel in the crown of the Swell Valley.
New Zealand, 1866: the gold rush is on. Left to fend for herself, Lady Guinevere Stanhope is determined to do whatever it takes to rescue her ancestral home. Forced out of his native Ireland, Quinn O’Donnell dreams of striking gold. When a flash flood hits, Quinn is compelled to rescue Guinevere. Will they realise in time that all that glitters is not gold? Though a most inconvenient attraction forms between them, both remain determined to pursue their dreams whatever the cost.
He couldn’t stop thinking there was someone out there among the waves, crying for help and disappearing under the black water. Three children are spending their summer on a wild Scottish island. Fraser is desperate for adventure; Hayley is fed up; Dunny spends his days staring out to sea. But everything changes with the discovery of two bodies on the beach: a whale and a man. Fraser and Hayley see a mystery-adventure to be solved, but Dunny is inconsolable.
Welcome to Swell Valley - where the scandal is in a class of its own.... The second book in the Swell Valley series by best-selling author Tilly Bagshawe. Nestled in a glorious patchwork of fields, surrounded by chocolate box villages, Wraggbottom farm means everything to Gabe and Laura Baxter. But love and tradition doesn't pay the bills. Luckily, Laura has an idea that will share the secret of her happy (if sometimes muddy) country life: producing a reality show that will save the farm!
Georgiana da Silva is catapulted out of the Victorian drawing rooms and into a world of danger when she escapes her fiendish fiancé to engage in a mad dash across the world to save her brother before an unknown assassin can find him. Meanwhile, Captain Harry Trent is setting sail for New Zealand. Thrown together, unable to trust anyone, Georgiana and Harry are intent on fulfilling their missions despite the distractions of the other.
English dog trainer Beth Poole is having trouble getting her life back together after beating a life-threatening illness and divorcing her husband. When her Aussie-soap-obsessed grandma sends her Down Under to recover, it seems a great opportunity for rest while she figures out what's next. But when Beth arrives in Australia things get off to a rocky start. On the wrong coast, there are deadly creatures everywhere. And if that weren't enough, her neighbours are driving her crazy....
The brooding banker and the Amazing Miss Mischka! Banker Mathew Bond is more used to boardroom antics than circus ones. The king of emotional detachment wouldn't normally foreclose on a loan in person, but Sparkles Circus meant a lot to him once Big mistake! Because feisty Allie (aka the Amazing Mischka) has more acumen than her pink-spangled bodysuit suggests. She won't allow a man in a suit to evict her family, no matter how gorgeous he is! Yet underneath the cold exterior, Allie's about to discover this brooding billionaire's heart of gold....
One lied. One died. When one sister dies, the other must go to desperate lengths to survive. After a tragic accident, still haunted by her twin sister's death, Abi is making a fresh start in Bath. But when she meets siblings Bea and Ben, she is quickly drawn into their privileged and unsettling circle. When one sister lies, she must protect her secret at all costs.
Jim says he's an undercover policeman. His daughter, Sam, thinks he's a liar. On holiday in Orkney, Sam spies on Jim as he runs secretive errands across the island. Why is he so interested in Norse mythology? And why does Sam have the eerie feeling that she too is being watched? When Sam finally discovers the truth, it will draw her into a dangerous world of darkness and deception....
Tatiana Flint-Hamilton's gilded cage is torn away when her estranged father dies. As the beloved family estate slips through Tati's fingers, the portraits of her ancestors look down disapprovingly. The new Lord of the Manor is just as ruthless as Tati. The old-world status of Furlings is everything the wealthy, self-made Brett Cranley has ever wanted. Losing everything has made Tati realise that her rightful inheritance is all that she now lives for and she will do anything to get it back.
Cassy's a backpacking student travelling around New Zealand - until the day she accepts a lift in a van full of smiling strangers; her life is changed forever. She's soon entangled in Gethsemane, a community led by Justin Calvin, a visionary leader with a violent past. As Cassy falls under Gethsemane's spell, a new identity is built for her. But when her father's illness reunites her with her family, she's forced to confront the hidden darkness of her world.
When Anna's partner walks away from their relationship, she is shattered. But it is her little girl Ava who takes it hardest of all. The six year old falls silent for three days. When she does speak, her words are troubling. Ava wants to go home. To a place called Seal. To her other mother. Anna knows to unravel the mystery she must find Seal and take Ava there. She hopes this tiny island will unlock her daughter's memories. But could it also offer a new life...and unexpected love...for Anna too?
They had found paradise. What would they do to keep it? With a quick spin of the globe, Kitty and Lana escape their grey reality and journey to the Philippines. There they discover The Blue - a beautiful yacht with a wandering crew. They spend day after languorous day exploring the pristine, white beaches and swimming beneath the stars, and Lana drifts further away from the long-buried secrets of home. But the tide turns when death creeps quietly on deck.
When the stresses of being an A-list actress get too much for her, Connie Gordon decides to escape to a tiny Scottish village. But little does she realise that whilst Lochnabrae might be quiet, it's far from sleepy.... Beautiful, rich, famous, and seriously stressed, actress Connie Gordon is ready for a change. Deciding to accept an invitation from her fan club in Scotland, Connie kisses good-bye to her ex-boyfriends, stalkers and double-crossing agents and prepares herself for complete relaxation.
A prizewinning novel for listeners of age 8 - 12, told through the voice of a contemporary child as she weaves a story about a secret child of Hitler.... The bombs were falling, the smoke was rising from the concentration camps, but all Hitler's daughter knew was lessons with Fraulein Gelber, the hedgehogs she rescued from the cold and infrequent visits from her beloved Duffi, her father. Was it just a story? Did Hitler's daughter really exist? If you were Hitler's daughter, would it all be your fault? Could you still love your own father if he had done what Hitler did?
Banker Mathew Bond is more used to boardroom antics than circus ones. The king of emotional detachment, he wouldn't normally foreclose on a loan in person, but Sparkles Circus meant a lot to him once. Feisty Allie Miski won't allow a man in a suit to evict her family, no matter how gorgeous he is! But underneath this brooding billionaire's cold exterior, Allie's sure he has a heart of gold...