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.
10 Reasons Not to Fall in Love
By Linda Green
From the #1 bestselling author of WHILE MY EYES WERE CLOSED, this funny, dark and true novel is a real treat. 'Moving and poignant. A must read' www.lovereading.co.ukJo Gilroy, an award-winning TV news reporter, has returned to work part-time at Spotlight North West after a lengthy maternity leave. But, to her dismay, she has been demoted to covering the 'And finally' stories at the end of the news. Even worse, her new boss is her ex-boyfriend Richard, who walked out on her and their son Alfie on his first birthday. Now Richard's going out with the station's celebrity weather girl. As the humiliation piles on, Jo wonders how she can ever trust a man again. But then she meets Dan, an enigmatic balloon sculptor who lives on a canal boat. Her son Alfie is enchanted by him, as is Jo. But Dan is hiding a dark secret about his childhood. And can Jo really risk another unhappy ending? Find out in Linda Green's moving new novel...
10 Reasons Not to Fall in Love
By Linda Green
Linda Green's novel I DID A BAD THING was a stunning fiction debut success, netting 75,000 copies in the UK and spending 10 weeks in the paperback bestseller chart...Jo Gilroy is done with love. And who can blame her, after her partner Richard walked out on her on their son's first birthday? Richard, unfortunately also Jo's boss at TV news station Spotlight North West, is now happily esconsed with the station's stick-thin weather girl. And what's more, he's demoted Jo, an award-winning news reporter, to covering the fluffy 'And finally' stories at the end of the news. Can the humiliation get any worse? But then Jo meets Dan, a mysterious balloon sculptor, whose creations enchant her son Alfie. Jo is determined not to lose her heart again - but she may have just met her match...
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.
101 Whiskies to Try Before You Die (Revised & Updated)
By Ian Buxton
Revised and updated in 2013, 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 Austria, Belgium, Canada, the Czech Republic, England, India, Ireland, Japan, The Netherlands, Scotland, 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 provacatively a few renegade suggestions that are bound to offend purists.
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!
By Nevada Barr, Perseus
Like history, some crimes are doomed to repeat themselves... 13 ½ is a taut and terrifying stand-alone psychological thriller from acclaimed author Nevada Barr. Perfect for fans of Patricia Cornwell and Janet Evanovich.'Stunning... Spellbinding psychological suspense with twists you won't see coming... An amazing, virtuoso piece of writing' - Lee ChildPolly 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. What readers are saying about 13½: 'Barr's book captivated me. The style had me hooked right up to the end''Nevada Barr has taken it to the next level''Dark and wonderful - I couldn't put it down'
13 Rue Thérèse
By Elena Mauli Shapiro
An American in Paris falls in love with two women, one of whom he can only only imagine, in this wonderful debut. As he settles into his new office in Paris, American academic Trevor Stratton discovers a box full of century-old artifacts. The pictures, letters and objects in the box relate to the life of Louise Brunet, a Frenchwoman who lived through both World Wars. Trevor begins to piece together the story of Louise's life: her love for a cousin who died in the war, her marriage to a man who works for her father, and her attraction to a neighbour in her building at 13 rue Therese. As he becomes enamored with the charming, feisty Louise of his imagination, he notices another alluring Frenchwoman, his clerk Josianne, who planted the mysterious box in his office, and with whom he decides he is falling in love.
13 Rue Thérèse
By Elena Mauli Shapiro
An American in Paris falls in love with two women, one of whom he can only only imagine, in this wonderful debut.As he settles into his new office in Paris, American academic Trevor Stratton discovers a box full of century-old artifacts. The pictures, letters and objects in the box relate to the life of Louise Brunet, a Frenchwoman who lived through both World Wars.Trevor begins to piece together the story of Louise's life: her love for a cousin who died in the war, her marriage to a man who works for her father, and her attraction to a neighbour in her building at 13 rue Therese. As he becomes enamored with the charming, feisty Louise of his imagination, he notices another alluring Frenchwoman, his clerk Josianne, who planted the mysterious box in his office, and with whom he decides he is falling in love.
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.
1st to Die
By James Patterson
As the only woman homicide inspector in San Francisco, Lindsay Boxer has to be tough. But nothing she has seen prepares her for the horror of the honeymoon murders, when a brutal maniac begins viciously slaughtering newly wed couples on their wedding nights. Lindsay is sickened by the deaths, but her determination to bring the murderer to justice is threatened by her own personal tragedy. So she turns to Claire, a leading coroner, Cindy, a journalist and Jill, a top attorney, for help with both her crises, and the Women's Murder Club is born.
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 21-Day Weight Loss Kickstart
By Dr Neal Barnard
This easy to follow diet still allows you to eat unlimited carbohydrates, and promises: Appetite reduction Metabolism 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.
By James Patterson, Andrew Gross, Pat Starr
When a little girl is shot on the steps of a San Francisco church, Detective Lindsay Boxer reconvenes the Women's Murder Club. Working with reporter Cindy Thomas, assistant DA Jill Bernhardt, and medical examiner Claire Washburn, Lindsay tracks a mystifying killer who quickly turns his pursuers into victims. The unorthodox allegiances of the Women's Murder Club lead them to suspect the unexpected - the killer may be an ex-cop. But nothing prepares them for the demented logic behind his choice of victims.(P)2012 Headline Digital
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.
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?
By James Patterson, Andrew Gross
Detective Lindsay Boxer is jogging along a beautiful San Francisco street as a ferocious blast rips through the neighbourhood. A townhouse owned by an internet magnate explodes into flames, three people die and a sinister note signed 'August Spies' is found at the scene. A wave of violence is sweeping through the city - and it seems that whoever is behind it is intent on killing someone every three days. Even more terrifying, the four friends who call themselves the Women's Murder Club discover that the killer has targeted one of them. And Lindsay learns that a member of the club is hiding a secret so dangerous and unbelievable that it could destroy them all.
43 Mistakes Businesses Make...and How to Avoid Them
By Duncan Bannatyne
43 MISTAKES is Duncan Bannatyne's guide to the common traps people in business fall into, and how to stay out of them. Imagine you had your very own personal business adviser, who could give you the benefit of their expertise and help you avoid making costly, embarrassing, time-consuming and even career-ending mistakes. Duncan Bannatyne is that person and he's here to help you. 43 MISTAKES will make sureÂ you avoid the most common business howlers, and is just as relevant if you are a sole-trader on the high street or a bond-trader in the City.
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.