The End of an Earring
By Pam St Clement
In January 2012, one of EastEnders' longest-serving and best-loved characters breathed her last when Pat Butcher succumbed to cancer. Her departure from the show gave actress Pam St Clement time to reflect, not only on almost 26 years playing a role that she loved, but also on her whole life.Pam's mother died when she was a baby, leaving her with a father whose life didn't really have space for a child. What followed was an itinerant childhood, with various stepmothers and foster families, before an advertisement in The Lady took 11-year-old Pamela to the farm in Devon that was to become her true home, with the 'aunts' who became her surrogate parents. Time on the farm at Dartmoor, where she discovered her love of animals, alternated with life at The Warren boarding school in West Sussex, where she discovered her passion for acting.On leaving school, Pam was unsure of what direction to take but gradually realised that acting was what she wanted to do with her life. So, in 1966, Pam took up a place at drama school. Pam settled in London and worked on stage and television throughout the sixties and seventies, before her first appearance on EastEnders in 1986 and the offer of a permanent role a few months later.This memoir is far more than simply an actor's tale. Quite apart from her fascinating and unique childhood, Pam also recalls her involvement in the women's movement of the 1970s, her lifelong love of animals and the worries about her weight that have dogged her since her teenage years. It is also a tribute to Pat Butcher, for whom Pam retains a huge affection.This incredibly warm memoir reveals the woman behind the popular EastEnders' character, a woman who, apart perhaps from her earrings, couldn't be more different from Pat.
Every Step She Takes: Who's Watching Now 2 (A novel of dangerous, dramatic suspense)
By Jannine Gallant
Fans of Karen Rose, Cynthia Eden, Kaylea Cross and Pamela Clare will love Jannine Gallant's brilliant blend of exciting suspense and emotional romance, with real characters caught in extraordinary circumstances. You can run from the past, but you can't hide... Tough as nails, no nonsense San Francisco reporter Grace Hanover will do anything to cover the story of the decade - and her career. Having survived a painful past, she's learned never to let anything stand in her way. Even if it means following a key witness into the Alaskan wilderness, and partnering with Travis Barnett, a former Navy SEAL turned PI who's working for the Feds, and who would love to bring in Grace's witness before she can get her story. But together in the wilderness, they'll each have to put aside their differences and trust one another if they want to survive. Because someone from Grace's past is watching, waiting for just the right moment. Every step Grace takes draws her deeper into the line of fire, and into the hands of a killer...Looking for more danger and drama? Don't miss the other Who's Watching Now titles, Every Move She Makes and Every Vow She Breaks.
Every Move She Makes: Who's Watching Now 1 (A novel of thrilling suspense)
By Jannine Gallant
Fans of Karen Rose, Cynthia Eden, Kaylea Cross and Pamela Clare will love Jannine Gallant's brilliant blend of exciting suspense and emotional romance, with real characters caught in extraordinary circumstances. No matter where she goes, he knows her every move... Long ago, Rachel Carpenter was a glamorous soap star. She gave it all up to move to Napa Valley with her daughters to open up a bookstore near her family vineyard. Her life is safe and dependable, until she encounters Kane Lafferty at a wilderness camp in the rugged High Sierra. A burned-out police detective struggling with his own demons, Kane is instantly attracted to Rachel. And like Rachel, he isn't sure if he's ready to open up his heart. But everything is about to change... Someone is watching from the darkness. A fanatic obsessed with Rachel for years has decided to claim what he believes is his. It will be up to Kane to not only protect his new love and her family, but to uncover the identity of the stalker before it's too late for all of them...Looking for more danger and drama? Don't miss the other Who's Watching Now titles, Every Step She Takes and Every Vow She Breaks.
Evening Street (A Bell Elkins Novella)
By Julia Keller
Can Bell protect the innocent?Lead prosecutor Bell Elkins returns in Evening Street, a gripping thriller from Pulitzer-Prize winning author Julia Keller. Perfect for fans of Dennis Lehane and Linwood Barclay. 'A beautiful writer' - Michael Connelly Attorney Bell Elkins' days are taken up by the high-profile cases that she prosecutes in Raythune County, West Virginia, a region scarred by poverty and prescription drug abuse. But her nights are very different.Volunteering at an auxiliary intensive care unit where nurses deal with the youngest and most vulnerable victims of drug abuse - children born to mothers addicted to painkillers - is not for the faint-hearted but Bell feels a desperate need to help. Rocking ailing infants to sleep at the Evening Street care facility, she provides what medical science - for all of its marvels - cannot: a simple human touch.One terrifying night, though, a distraught father breaks in and holds the staff and Bell hostage, demanding a reckoning for a family grudge. The drama quickly escalates toward a lethal flashpoint. At the centre of it all is a baby, only hours old. Can Bell ensure that he, indeed that all of the babies, survive the night?What readers are saying about the Bell Elkins novels:'Keller's style of writing is poetic and dramatic. It is incredibly unusual. She seamlessly weaves the story-lines together''Keller astounds me with her characterization, beautiful descriptions and absorbing plots''Interesting plots and wonderful, rich character development. Bell Elkins is an unforgettable character'
Empire of the Moghul: Traitors in the Shadows
By Alex Rutherford
TRAITORS IN THE SHADOWS is the sixth gripping novel in the action-packed Empire of the Moghul series by Alex Rutherford, perfect for fans of Simon Scarrow and Robyn Young. 'Totally absorbing... Authentic characters and sweeping action' Wilbur SmithA dynasty at warA new emperor, Aurangzeb, sits on India's glittering Peacock Throne - the throne he seized from his father while the old emperor still lived. He has paid for it with blood: during the brutal civil war he hunted down and killed his brothers. Now he must return the Moghul Empire to the true path and achieve new glory. But the exercise of great power is isolating. With enemies everywhere, who should he trust? Certainly not his sons. He must rely on himself and the knowledge that there are more ways to subdue a man than on the battlefield.But as the years pass memories haunt him - memories of a father who never loved him and a mother who lies in the Taj Mahal; of murdered brothers and of sons and daughters locked in sunless prisons. He tells himself that everything he has done has been necessary - moral, even. But how will his God judge him?
Eternal Bad Boys For The Holidays: Our Seasonal Free Treat For You
Introducing the Eternal Bad Boys for the holidays... From Katie Ashley, Kate Baxter, Jennifer Fusco, Karina Halle, Sophie Jackson, Jen McLaughlin and Monica Murphy.What better way to enjoy the holidays than with a Bad Boy. And we have the wildest, hottest Bad Boys for you to get naughty with.Our exclusive seasonal sampler gives you the chance to fall in with our Bad Boys and the sexy romances they star in:Biker Bad Boy Nathaniel 'Reverend' Malloy, in Katie Ashley's REDEMPTION ROAD.Vampire king Bad Boy Michael Aristov, in Kate Baxter's THE LAST TRUE VAMPIRE.Boxing Bad Boy Jack Brady, in Jennifer Fusco's FIGHTING FOR IT. Ruthless mercenary Bad Boy Derek Conway, in Karina Halle's DIRTY DEEDS.Ex-addict Bad Boy Max O'Hare, in Sophie Jackson's AN OUNCE OF HOPE.Boston gang member Bad Boy Lucas Donahue, in Jen McLaughlin's DARE TO RUN.Diamond thief Bad Boy Caden Kingsley, in Monica Murphy's STEALING ROSE.Get ready to meet Rev, Michael, Jack, Derek, Max, Lucas and Caden - the Eternal heroes who put the bad in Bad Boy.**Features a special Bad Boy quiz: Which Eternal Bad Boy is your perfect book boyfriend for the holidays?**
Every Fifteen Minutes
By Lisa Scottoline
Lisa Scottoline, internationally bestselling author of KEEP QUIET, returns with EVERY FIFTEEN MINUTES, a thriller that will captivate fans of DAUGHTER and THE SISTERS. 'Scottoline is a powerhouse' David BaldacciPsychologist Dr Eric Parrish is unwittingly under threat.Recently separated from his wife, Eric is learning to become a single parent to his seven-year-old daughter, and life is far from straightforward.Now Eric has a new patient who could be a severe danger to others. And he must make a decision that will leave deadly consequences in its wake. The clock is ticking, and someone is hell bent on destroying Eric's practice, his family, his life. But how can you defend yourself against an enemy you don't know? And can you ever win a game you don't even know you are playing?
The Exhibitionist: Submissive 6
By Tara Sue Me
Fans of E. L. James, Sylvia Day, Maya Banks and Beth Kery will be seduced by New York Times bestselling author Tara Sue Me's electrifying Submissive series.She's ready for even more... When Abby West discovered her submissive desires, she felt like she was born anew. But lately, her Dominant husband hasn't been the demanding Master who once fulfilled her every passion. Abby begins to crave something else - and to wonder if Nathaniel can still push her past her boundaries. Nathaniel knows that Abby belongs to him completely, but even he can't ignore the pleasure on her face as they get to know their new BDSM group. They've invited Nathaniel to guide their group to a new level, and he's promised to show them the way, even as he recommits to fulfilling his beautiful submissive wife's every desire. Only this time, uncovering her sexual limits may also expose their relationship to more conflict than it can withstand...Before there was the fan fiction that became Fifty Shades of Grey, there was The Submissive... Indulge in the series that started it all: The Submissive, The Dominant, The Training, The Chalet, The Enticement, The Collar, The Exhibitionist and The Master.
Edge Of Danger: Deadly Ops 4 (A series of thrilling, edge-of-your-seat suspense)
By Katie Reus
Danger. Thrills. Action. Suspense. No holds barred in New York Times bestseller Katie Reus's Deadly Ops series. Fans of Karen Rose, Lisa Jackson, Lisa Gardner and Julie Garwood - be prepared for Deadly Ops.'Fast-paced romantic suspense that will keep you on the edge of your seat' Cynthia EdenIt's been the week from hell for undercover agent Tucker Pankov. With his boss murdered and his elite team stripped of their top-security privileges, it's clear they're targets of an elaborate plot. Tucker has one shot to uncover the truth - so he kidnaps the only woman who can save them.National Security Agent Karen Stafford is at the top of her game. Fiercely independent, she refuses to be told what to do. But when Tucker is framed for a fatal terrorist attack she believes in his innocence and is determined to clear his name.As the investigation heats up, so does Tucker and Karen's powerful chemistry. But this conspiracy runs terrifyingly deep. Their enemies are dangerously close - putting any chance of a life together in lethal jeopardy...Don't stop here - check out Katie Reus's other Deadly Ops novels: Targeted, Bound to Danger, Shattered Duty, Chasing Danger, Edge of Danger and A Covert Affair.
The Emperor's Blood (e-novella)
By M. K. Hume
Nothing will stand in the way of the High King of the Britons...A gripping e-novella that brings the dramatic battle between the High King of Briton, Magnus Maximus, and the Roman Emperor, Gratian, vividly to life. The Emperor's Blood is M.K. Hume's untold adventure from The Blood of Kings (Tintagel Book I). Not to be missed by fans of Simon Scarrow and Ian Ross. In the dying days of Roman rule, Magnus Maximus casts his eyes on the throne of the Western Empire and with a band of brave Roman and British warriors he marches to Gaul and challenges the might of Rome itself...What readers are saying about M.K. Hume's novels: 'M.K. Hume is one of my favourite authors - a fantastic series''Well drawn characters with the right balance of plot and action. A great addition to historical fiction''M.K. Hume brings not only her characters to life but also the sights and sounds of battle'
By John Connolly, Jennifer Ridyard
The second in the epic Chronicles of the Invaders trilogy by bestselling author John Connolly, and Jennifer Ridyard. For fans of THE 5TH WAVE and I AM NUMBER FOUR.She is the trophy of a civilization at war with itself.He is its rebel captive.Separated by millions of light years, their dreams are united.And they will risk everything to make their world - all worlds - right again.EMPIRE. The second in the epic Chronicles of the Invaders series.
The Enticement: Submissive 4
By Tara Sue Me
In her enticing new Submissive novel, Tara Sue Me explores the passion that comes after the Happily-Ever-After... Fans of E. L. James, Sylvia Day, Maya Banks and Beth Kery will be fall in love with New York Times bestselling author Tara Sue Me's seductive Submissive series.Limits were made to be pushed. Abby West has everything she wanted: a family, a skyrocketing new career, and a sexy Dominant husband who fulfills her every need. Only as her life outside the bedroom becomes hectic, her Master's sexual requirements inside become more extreme. Abby doesn't understand Nathaniel's increased need for control, but she can't deny the delicious way her body reacts to his tantalizing demands... Between Abby's reluctance and Nathaniel's unyielding commands, the delicate balance of power between the Dominant and his submissive threatens to shift. And as the underlying tension and desire between them heats up, so does the struggle to keep everything they value from falling apart...Before there was the fan fiction that became Fifty Shades of Grey, there was The Submissive... Indulge in the series that started it all: The Submissive, The Dominant, The Training, The Chalet, The Enticement, The Collar, The Exhibitionist and The Master.
Extreme Exposure: I-Team 1 (A series of sexy, thrilling, unputdownable adventure)
By Pamela Clare
Fans of Suzanne Brockmann, Maya Banks, Christy Reece, Julie Ann Walker and Cindy Gerard will adore Pamela Clare's expertly plotted romantic suspense series, which sets the pages alight with sizzling chemistry. For tension, thrills, romance and passion take a spin with the I-Team.In the years since her child's father left her, Kara McMillan has kept men at bay. The hard-boiled journalist has vowed never to become vulnerable again, however lonely she feels. With his dangerous good looks, charm and power, Senator Reece Sheridan could have just about any woman he sets his piercing eyes on. But he's intrigued by only one: gutsy, sensual reporter Kara, who promises to be every bit the firebrand in bed that she is in print. But this is no fling. A sudden political scandal - and attempts on Kara's life - threaten to drive them apart. Yet maybe adversity will draw them into a bond even more intense than their steamy embraces...Sexy. Thrilling. Unputdownable. Take a wildly romantic ride with Pamela Clare's I-Team: Extreme Exposure, Hard Evidence, Unlawful Contact, Naked Edge, Breaking Point, Striking Distance, Seduction Game.
By Suzanne Johnson
New Orleans is under attack from a copycat who is mimicking the crimes of a serial killer who terrorized the streets almost a century earlier. Drusilla Jaco could happily live without the advances of the 200-year-old undead pirate Jean Lafitte, but through him DJ learns the terrible truth: this is no copycat - someone has resurrected the original Axeman of New Orleans. And to make matters worse, the attacks aren't random at all. He's after her.So there's an undead serial killer on her back. A loup-garou who's going loco. The Elders are insisting on magic lessons from the world's most annoying wizard. And former partner - and sometime Neanderthal - Alex Warin has just turned up on DJ's to-do list. DJ is about to discover that life in Louisiana has more twists and turns than the mighty Mississippi.
By Una-Mary Parker
Memories of a lavish New Year's Eve will last forever... especially when every detail is caught on camera... Oozing glamour, wealth and corruption, Enticements is Una-Mary Parker's story of photographer Rebecca Kendall, as she gets more than she bargained for after capturing a killer on camera at a glamorous New Year's soiree. The perfect read for fans of Penny Vincenzi and Jackie Collins. Who is the sensationally beautiful Marissa Montclare? How did she amass a million-dollar fortune by the time she was twenty? And why was she murdered at a glittering New Year's Eve party given by her lover, Sir Edward Wenlake, at his opulent Park Avenue apartment?Rebecca Kendall, famous photo-journalist, was at the fatal party . . . and she captured more on film than photographs of Marissa. She took a picture of the killer as well. From then on, her life is in danger.Jenny Wenlake is shocked to find that her father had a girlfriend younger than herself. So she and Rebecca set out to uncover the truth about Marissa's past. Helped by Stirling Hertfelder, Rebecca's agent and lover, they expose shattering secrets . . . and another murder is committed before Rebecca is brought face to face with the ultimate horror in a story that includes greed, vice, corruption . . . and a deep love that will not be denied.Raves for Una-Mary Parker's scandalously sinful bestsellers:'A meticulous reconstruction of a society at play' Evening Standard'Filled with romance and intrigue but with an unexpected twist' Best 'The accent is on elegance and style, with seamless plotting by this bestselling writer' Lady'Will keep you glued to the page' Prima
Eversea: Eversea 1 (A Butler Cove Novel)
By Natasha Boyd
Eversea is the first gorgeous Butler Cove novel from Natasha Boyd. You loved Nicholas Sparks' Noah Calhoun. You lusted after Jamie McGuire's Travis Maddox. You'll be dreaming about Jack Eversea... An orphaned, small-town, southern girl, held hostage by responsibility and self-doubt.A Hollywood A-list mega-star, on the run from his latest scandal and with everything to lose. A chance encounter that leads to an unlikely arrangement and epic love affair that will change them both for ever.As powerful as the pounding surf, as intoxicating as the sea breeze, this is one love affair you won't be able to forget about...Don't miss the electrifying sequel, Forever, Jack, and return to Butler Cove in the novella My Star, My Love and novels All The Jazz and Beach Wedding. Or dive into the powerful, epic love story Deep Blue Eternity.
By J.T. Brannan
An extraordinary discovery in the Sahara desert will turn history on its head...A series of unexplained phenomena create shockwaves across the globe - a huge religious statue moves its arm, and there's a spate of floods and earthquakes. Many think it's the end of the world...Investigative journalist Alyssa Durham receives a call from an old friend claiming that these phenomena may not be entirely natural, but when he is assassinated in front of her, she finds herself on the run for her life. Alyssa teams up with Jack Murray, a scientist from a secretive government research laboratory, to uncover the truth. But who wants them dead, and what are they trying to protect?As chaos descends, Alyssa and Jack are drawn into a battle against an unknown enemy with the highest possible stakes, because one thing they've learnt is that nothing is safe from extinction...
The Execution of Noa P. Singleton
By Elizabeth L Silver
What really happened on the night Sarah Dixon died? Elizabeth Silver's THE EXECUTION OF NOA P. SINGLETON is 'smart, cool, articulate, funny and savvy. Noa P. Singleton dares you to put her story down' Rosamunde Lupton. Don't miss if you loved THE WIDOW or THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN.At just twenty-five, Noa P. Singleton was confined to death row for the murder of Sarah Dixon. For nearly ten years she has languished there, and in six months she will be executed. It's a fate she has long resigned herself to. But the victim's mother, Marlene, has other plans. With little time remaining, she visits Noa, intent upon invoking a clemency appeal. What can have prompted this change of heart? And how and why did Noa kill Sarah Dixon? As Noa tells her story, an unapologetic tale of love, anguish and deception emerges that is as unpredictable as its narrator. And two women, linked by murder but with very different goals, wait with growing tension for the final decision on Noa's fate.
The Einstein Pursuit (Payne & Jones 8)
By Chris Kuzneski
Payne and Jones return in this electrifying thriller from internationally bestselling author Chris Kuzneski.A lab destroyed.An explosion in Stockholm claims the lives of an elite collection of scientists. Evidence suggests the blast was designed to eliminate all traces of their research.It's up to Interpol director Nick Dial to uncover the truth about the lab and the attack.A scientist on the run.When Dr Mattias Sahlberg learns of the incident, he knows his life is at risk. He turns to the only men he can trust: ex-Special Forces operatives Jonathon Payne and David Jones. Together, they must save Sahlberg from the unknown forces that want him dead.A miraculous discovery.As Dial's case intertwines with Sahlberg's past, Payne and Jones uncover hidden truths and secret agendas involving the world's greatest minds. But there are some who are desperate to keep such radical advances in the dark and will stop at nothing to have their way.The new adrenaline-charged Payne & Jones adventure from the international bestseller.High-octane action. Brilliant characters. Classic Kuzneski.
By Beth Kery
For fans for Sylvia Day, J. Kenner and Maya Banks. An emotionally gripping tale of erotic romance suspense from the New York Times ebook bestselling author of the Because You Are Mine series and The Affair.Dr. Sophie Gable wasn't expecting her peaceful getaway to be shattered by the arrival of a half-dazed, dead-sexy guest. Thomas Nicasio has obviously been traumatized, and Sophie thinks she knows by what. There's something about Thomas's father that he can't - or won't - remember. Something that could get them both killed. Still she can't resist Thomas's electrifying seduction - or her instincts to help him... An ex-Navy explosives specialist, Thomas has never felt this type of volatile need for a woman. Even while he's grieving the deaths of his brother and nephew, something in Sophie makes Thomas want to overtake her, and each time he does, her willing submission makes him want her all the more. But danger is lurking close by, and if he can't face the demons of his past, he and Sophie could be the next victims in a pattern of meaningless violence...Enter the seductive world of Beth Kery where the rules are broken with that first electrifying touch in the sizzling Because You Are Mine, One Night of Passion and The Affair novels.