The 4th Man (An FBI Profiler Short Story)
By Lisa Gardner
FBI Profiler Pierce Quincy, Officer Rainie Conner and D.D. Warren come together on a baffling cold case in this exclusive ebook short story by New York Times bestselling author Lisa Gardner.A young woman is found strangled in the stairwell of a college library, with only her shoes missing. With no physical evidence and no witnesses, all the police have to go on are the three men who were in the library with her: her boyfriend, and two campus security guards. They all have secrets to hide, but none of them can be proven guilty. Five years later, ex-FBI profiler Pierce Quincy and his wife, former police officer Rainie Conner consult with D.D. Warren on the still-unsolved case. Will they be able to build a case against one of the three suspects, or is there a fourth man out there? And if the killer has eluded the police this long, how far will he go to ensure justice is never served? With Gardner's singular ability to delve into the minds of criminals and law enforcement alike, The 4th Man is a shocking look at the reasons for taking a life... and just how far profilers need to go to learn them. Includes an early look at Gardner's next chilling thriller, Right Behind You, coming 31 January 2017.
10 Keys to Happier Living
By Vanessa King
'Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions' The Dalai Lama, patron of Action for Happiness. Vanessa King, positive psychology expert for Action for Happiness has created 10 key evidence-based actions that have been shown to increase happiness and wellbeing - at home, at work and in the world around you. If you have read The Art of Happiness, The Happiness Project or Sane New World, this book will be the perfect complement.We all want to be happy but what does that actually mean and what can we do in our everyday lives to be happier? Fortunately, psychologists, neuroscientists and other experts now have evidence of what really makes a difference and helps us to be happier and more resilient to life's ups and downs.In this book, Vanessa King of Action for Happiness has drawn on the latest scientific studies to create a set of evidence-based practical actions. They will help you connect with people, nurture your relationships and find purpose. You'll get ideas for taking care of your body, making the most of what's good and finding new ways to stimulate your mind. So here are the 10 Keys to Happier Living - ideas, insights and practical actions that you can take to create more happiness for yourself and those around you.
3 Truths and a Lie (A Detective D.D. Warren Short Story)
By Lisa Gardner
Boston Detective D.D. Warren faces her most brutal adversaries yet - a class of jaded thriller writers - in Sunday Times bestselling author Lisa Gardner's exclusive eBook short story. Includes an extract from Lisa's next psychological thriller FIND HER.In Lisa Gardner's latest eBook exclusive short story, Detective D.D. Warren takes on her most intimidating assignment yet: a fifty minute class meant to educate a horde of bloodthirsty thriller writers on the ways of actual police work. Yet sometimes life really does imitate fiction, as D.D. takes the writers through the reality of one of her most twisted cases-- a case that involves a seedy motel room, drugs, prostitution... and a severed leg. With Lisa's trademark suspense, sharp observations, and thrilling storytelling, 3 Truths and a Lie is a fascinating chapter in D.D.'s storied career. Includes an early look at Find Her, coming out on 9 February 2016.
By Shane Harris
The spies had come without warning. They plied their craft silently, stealing secrets from the world's most powerful military. They were at work months before anyone noticed their presence. And when American officials finally detected the thieves, they saw it was too late. The damage was done . . .It could have been the plot of a Tom Clancy thriller: Chinese hackers break into American defence contractors and steal the plans for a new multi-billion dollar fighter jet. In fact, it is just one dispatch from the frontline of a new form of warfare.Our wars are increasingly being fought online. GCHQ and the NSA gather vast amounts of information from the internet - and do so with the complicity of companies like Google and Facebook. The American military fields teams of hackers who can, and do, launch computer virus attacks against enemy targets. And with the majority of civil infrastructure - things like nuclear power stations, hospitals, airports and banking systems - now run across the internet, the next 9/11 could be a cyber-attack.Welcome to the modern world of warfare.
The 80 Minute MBA
By Richard Reeves, John Knell
THE 80 MINUTE MBA is your short-cut to business brilliance. A traditional MBA is for either the time-rich, very wealthy or lucky few with a generous corporate sponsor. So what happens if you want to get a hit of high-quality business inspiration without spending two years back at school? THE 80 MINUTE MBA is the gateway to fresh thinking, in less time than it takes a standard meeting to get past coffee and biscuits. The MBA-in-a-box book is old hat. Managers need the encouragement to think differently, not in the same straight lines. THE 80 MINUTE MBA is an injection of inspiration, creative thinking and dynamic approaches which will help you see the world of business differently.
101 Legendary Whiskies You're Dying to Try But (Possibly) Never Will
By Ian Buxton
Ian Buxton's latest book explores the finest and rarest whiskies in the world: wonderful whisky you're dying to try but probably never will. These drams may be extraordinarily hard to find, impossible to buy or literally the sole survivor of a long-lost distillery - some are even priceless - but, for the first time ever, they're assembled here for you to 'savour'.Some are the Ferraris of whisky: luxury thoroughbreds beyond the reach of all but the most fortunate, discerning and wealthy of enthusiasts and collectors. Some are whisky's equivalent to the Model T Ford - once ubiquitous, but now rendered exceptional by the passage of time. All are legendary.Whether the world's oldest, rarest or most expensive, leading whisky writer Ian Buxton unlocks these liquid treasures and meets the people who make, sell or simply preserve them. 101 Legendary Whiskies You're Dying to Try But (Probably) Never Will shares the secrets of whisky's elite - what makes these whiskies so special, so intriguing and so desirable.
7 Secrets of Confidence
By Steve Miller
7 SECRETS OF CONFIDENCE is a no-nonsense, easy-to-use guide to overcoming your inner fears. Full of encouraging, step-by-step advice, this book is here to help you build your self-belief - learning to have confidence is at the heart of the Steve Miller brand. What sets Steve's book apart in this genre is that he has personally commissioned a survey to discover the top things people in the UK feel unconfident about. These form the structure of the book, and straight-talking Steve tells you what to DO about each one. Invaluable, informative, funny and life-changing, 7 SECRETS OF CONFIDENCE is the empowering new book from GMTV regular Steve Miller - it will bring out the successful and confident person in everyone.
By Nevada Barr, Perseus
13 1/2 is a taut and terrifying stand-alone psychological thriller. Polly Deschamps suspects there might be a connection between her beau and a series of decades-old murders. Two broken pasts collide in an uncertain present carrying the reader from the horrifying 1970s murder spree of a child - dubbed 'Butcher Boy' by a shocked public - in Rochester, Minnesota, to Polly, the abused daughter of Mississippi 'trailer trash', to post-Katrina New Orleans.
2 Heroes in 1
By Suzanne Brockmann
Troubleshooters: They Never Let You Down. The first and second addictive romantic suspense novels in New York Times bestselling author Suzanne Brockmann's Troubleshooters series, brought together in this special omnibus edition for the very first time. Twice the thrilling adventure, twice the excitement, twice the passion and 2 HEROES IN 1...In THE UNSUNG HERO, Navy SEAL Lieutenant Tom Paoletti catches a terrifying glimpse of an international terrorist in his hometown. The Navy dismisses the danger, but Tom's childhood sweetheart Kelly Ashton never doubts him. Creating his own makeshift counterterrorist team from his most loyal officers and the town's residents, Tom knows they must save the day if he is to have one last chance for happiness with Kelly...In THE DEFIANT HERO, Meg Moore is forced to take extreme action when her daughter and grandmother are kidnapped. When Navy SEAL Lieutenant John Nilsson is summoned to Washington, D.C., by the FBI, to help negotiate a hostage situation, the last person he expects to see holding a foreign ambassador at gunpoint is Meg. He hasn't seen her in years, but he's never forgotten her. John could lose his career if he helps her escape. She will lose her life if he doesn't...
The 500 (Mike Ford 1)
By Matthew Quirk
Mike Ford was following his father into a life of crime, when he chose to go straight and instead worked his way through Harvard Law School. Now he's landed the ultimate job with the Davies Group, a powerful political consulting firm run by the charismatic Henry Davies. Rubbing shoulders with Washington's heavyweights and with more money and privileges than he's ever imagined, Mike believes that everything has finally come right.But he's about to discover that power comes with a price. Henry Davies is looking for a protégé for a crucial deal and one that must go right no matter what. Mike soon learns that being on the side of the lawmakers doesn't mean your work is legal. And there's no place for a moral code when you're on the devil's payroll.THE 500 is a fast-paced thriller that takes the reader on a journey through the corridors of power to the crack dens of Washington and the corrupt underbelly of American politics.
99 Dead Snowmen
By Tony De Saulles
Stan the Snowman does not have the best of luck. In fact, it seems like everyone is out to get him. Beset by enemies on all sides, he is viciously attacked by an extraordinary array of things - old ladies, robins, super models, rabbits, hot water bottles, daffodils, chocolate flakes, evil cannibal snowmen... The list goes on and on in this hilarious cartoon collection of 99 freaky fatalities that will leave you crying with laughter. A wintry Christmas present to die for.
101 World whiskies to try before you die (P)
By Ian Buxton
101 Whiskies to Try Before You Die is a whisky guide with a difference. It is not an awards list. It is not a list of the 101 'best' whiskies in the world in the opinion of a self-appointed whisky guru. It is simply a guide to the 101 whiskies that enthusiasts must seek out and try in order to complete their whisky education. Avoiding the deliberately obscure, the ridiculously limited and the absurdly expensive, whisky expert Ian Buxton recommends an eclectic selection of old favourites, stellar newcomers and mystifyingly unknown drams that simply have to be drunk.The book decodes the marketing hype and gets straight to the point; whether from India, America, Sweden, Ireland, Japan or the hills, glens and islands of Scotland, here are the 101 whiskies that you really want. Try them before you die - Slainte!
101 World Whiskies to Try Before You Die
By Ian Buxton
101 WORLD WHISKIES TO TRY BEFORE YOU DIE is the companion guide to 2010's 101 WHISKIES TO TRY BEFORE YOU DIE. Ian Buxton again eschews the obvious whiskies and recommends another 101 whiskies that he believes every whisky lover should taste.In Ian Buxton's new collection of whisky recommendations he has cast his net wider. He includes not only whiskies from the established whisky-producing countries, but also many newcomers. The book includes whiskies from Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, the Czech Republic, England, Finland, France, Germany, Holland, India, Ireland, Japan, Scotland, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, USA and Wales.All the whiskies included are both affordable and accessible. Ian Buxton does not believe in collecting whiskies or investing in whisky. He believes in tasting and enjoying the huge range of whiskies that are available. The book includes single malts and blends - and provocatively a few renegade suggestions that are bound to offend purists.
By Philip Caveney
Manchester approaching the Millennium is a violent city which is succumbing to the deadly delights of Warp, a designer hallucinogenic. When Will Ambrose's son dies after taking the drug he determines to find out who controls its supply. He soon finds himself on a bad trip into his worst nightmare.
37 Questions Everyone in Business Needs to Answer
By Duncan Bannatyne
Bestselling business author and star of BBC TV's Dragons' Den, Duncan Bannatyne is back with a brand new book. 37 Questions covers all the essential queries business managers and entrepreneurs should be able to ask themselves and answer honestly, but so often fail to do so, such as:What's my most profitable line?What do my customers want next?Who's my greatest business rival?What might stand in my way?
666 Charing Cross Road
By Paul Magrs
'Go to 666 Charing Cross Road and feel more alive... It's heaven' Tom BakerShelley didn't expect her posh new boyfriend Daniel to be enthralled by the quintessence of evil. She's preoccupied with the surprise success of Bessie, the oddly lifelike centrepiece of her Manhattan museum show. Her great-aunt Liza is busy ordering spooky old books from the dusty vaults below Charing Cross Road, while her friend Jack prefers brand-new books and his brand-new lover. When a little leather book arrives, Liza finds it repellent, but doesn't realise it's stained with vampire blood - until too late. Its arcane magic brings Bessie to life, and gives Daniel unimaginable power. As Daniel's supremacy grows, everyone's lives are infected. Soon the vicious vampire infestation rife in NYC threatens to spread to London - and only Bessie and her new friends can stop it...
The 52 Seductions
By Betty Herbert
If you loved Fifty Shades of Grey and Bared to You, you'll adore The 52 Seductions...When Betty and Herbert first fell in love, they were caught in a whirlwind of mutual lust and sexual chemistry - they couldn't keep their hands off one another. Ten years of marriage later, they're still deeply in love... but the memory of all that frenzied passion is growing increasingly hazy. The 52 Seductions charts Betty and Herbert's quest to invite the lust back into their relationship and rediscover their desire for one another. Drastic action is needed, and so Betty sets a challenge: they must spend a whole year seducing each other, taking it in turns to create a steamy new scenario every week. We follow their progress as they explore their erotic fantasies (with varying degrees of success); embark on saucy role play and attempt some sexual gymnastics. Racy, funny and ultimately moving, this is the story of how one couple lost their inhibitions and reignited their desire.
The 7th Month (A Detective D.D. Warren Short Story)
By Lisa Gardner
Sunday Times bestseller Lisa Gardner's first novella, THE 7TH MONTH, takes readers into an eventful day in the life of Boston Detective D.D. Warren. Featuring an extract from CATCH ME. D.D. should be taking it easy in the seventh month of her pregnancy. Instead, she accepts a small consulting role on the set of a serial killer film, thinking that serving as a police expert and making a little extra money may make her feel more useful than she's felt for a while. A simple task, until a crew member is found beaten to death. Suddenly, D.D.'s date with Hollywood is serious. Extremely pregnant, on the trail of a killer and surrounded by a hundred and four murder suspects, D.D. must quickly unravel a tangled web of lies. As another cast member is attacked, D.D. realizes that like it or not, her priorities have changed - and her last desperate hope is that she can catch a killer before she and her unborn baby pay the ultimate price.
The 21-Day Weight Loss Kickstart
By Dr Neal Barnard
This easy to follow diet still allows you to eat unlimited carbohydrates, and promises:Appetite reductionMetabolism boost No calorie counting No points to calculate Dr Neal Barnard has been at the forefront of cutting-edge research on what it takes to lose weight permanently and with his medically proven programme you will also lower cholesterol and blood pressure. With clear, simple guidelines, meal plans, more that 60 recipes, tips for supermarket shopping and help on how to navigate a restaurant menu, THE 21-DAY WEIGHT LOSS KICKSTART is a diet that will give you the body you have always dreamed of having.
666 Charing Cross Road
By Paul Magrs
From olde London Town to the juicy heart of the Big Apple, something is waiting to biteShelley didn't expect her posh new boyfriend Daniel to be enthralled by the quintessence of evil. She's preoccupied with the surprise success of Bessie, the oddly lifelike centrepiece of her Manhattan museum show. Her great-aunt Liza is busy ordering spooky old books from the dusty vaults below Charing Cross Road, while her friend Jack prefers brand-new books and his brand-new lover. When a little leather book arrives, Liza finds it repellent, but doesn't realise it's stained with vampire blood - until too late. Its arcane magic brings Bessie to life, and gives Daniel unimaginable power. As Daniel's supremacy grows, everyone's lives are infected. Soon the vicious vampire infestation rife in NYC threatens to spread to London - and only Bessie and her new friends can stop it...