Villanelle is the ultimate assassin. Beautiful and heartless, she's been trained to be the best. Her latest target is a firebrand Russian leader whose extreme political theories threaten to unleash global conflict. But lying in wait for Villanelle is intelligence officer Eve Polastri. A hunter by nature, fiercely clever, Eve is ready to pursue her adversary wherever the search leads her. And so starts a deadly game between two brilliant and determined female protagonists…
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The second book in Francesca Haig's incredible Fire Sermon series. The Omega resistance has been brutally attacked, its members dead or in hiding. The Alpha Council's plan for permanently containing the Omegas has begun. But all is not entirely lost: the Council's seer, The Confessor, is dead, killed by her twin's sacrifice. Cass is left haunted by visions of the past while her brother Zach's cruelty and obsession pushes her to the edge and threatens to destroy everything she hopes for.
A novel that grips from the very beginning and that will live long in the memory, The Last Thing I Remember is Deborah Bee's startling debut thriller. Sarah is in a coma. Her memory is gone - she doesn't know how she got there. And she doesn't know how she might get out. But then she discovers that her injury wasn't an accident. And that the assailant hasn't been caught. Unable to speak, see or move, Sarah must use every clue that she overhears to piece together her own past.
When Zach and I were born, our parents must have counted and recounted: limbs, fingers, toes. The complete set. They would have been disbelieving - nobody dodged the split between Alpha and Omega. Nobody. Born as twins. Raised as enemies. One strong Alpha twin and one mutated Omega; the only thing they share is the moment of their death. The Omegas live in segregation, cast out by their families, as soon as their mutations become clear.
In a remand centre in the Ural Mountains, Oxana Vorontsova awaits trial for triple murder. Not what you’d expect from a star linguistics student. Half a world away, her potential has been noted. Sprung from prison and trained in the dark arts of assassination, she’s reborn as the beautiful, lethal Villanelle. The price of her luxurious new life: to eliminate targets assigned to her by a shadowy group of all-powerful businessmen.
The beginning of a relationship is usually all about getting to know each other. Not so for Dave and Alena. He's from London; she's from Siberia. They meet in a slick Bond Street department store, where she's up to no good, and it's his job to catch her. So begins an unlikely relationship between two people with pasts, with secrets. But despite everything they don't have in common, they’re still fighting for a future together.
The truth weighs nothing… Klara Walldeen, orphaned as a child and brought up by her grandparents, is now a political aide in Brussels. And she has just seen something she shouldn't. On the other side of the world, an old spy hides. Once, he was a man so dedicated that he abandoned his daughter. Now the only thing he lives for is swimming. Then Klara is thrown into a terrifying chase through Europe. Only the Swimmer can save her. But time is running out.
'My name is Dr Maria Martinez and I am - was - a Consultant Plastic Surgeon. I am 33 years old. Place of birth: Salamanca, Spain. And I was convicted of the murder of a Catholic priest.' Maria is in prison. She says she's innocent and is fighting to clear her name. Because deep down she knows the truth better than anyone. Doesn't she?
Dr. Maria Martinez is out of prison and on the run. Members of The Project, a ruthless underground organisation, are after her. To survive, she has to keep one step ahead. A file exists, the contents of which could mean life or death for Maria. She must find it and then retreat to the safety of her family home in Spain. Little does she know that this might be the most dangerous place of all....
Twins Calida and Teresita Santiago have never known a world without each other...until Teresita is wrenched from their Argentinian home to be adopted by world-famous actress Simone Geddes. Now, while Teresita is provided with all that money can buy, Calida must fight her way to the top - her only chance of reuniting with her twin. But no one can predict the explosive events which will finally bring the Santiago sisters into the spotlight together....