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My Kind of Food

By John Torode
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John Torode
My Kind of Food is a very personal book from John Torode, full of the food that he loves to cook and eat, recipes that he makes away from the cameras and professional kitchens. In John's words:'My world as I know it started with my Nanna's roasting tin, a chicken and a wooden spoon. The food she cooked was always simple, but delicious. Her cauliflower cheese was awesome, her caramel slice wonderful and I am still searching for a recipe to make her apple tea cake. So life started simply for me. Since then I have cooked in professional kitchens, run my own restaurants and done a lot of telly. Some of you may have eaten in my restaurants, some may have seen me on MasterChef, but I guess that not many of you know what I really cook for myself and my friends and family. This book is about how I cook at home and the chapters reflect me and the things in life I love - how I eat and how I cook. At its heart, it is simple, but it's definitely also influenced by my years in restaurant kitchens. I don't tend to define my food by type or style. I guess you could say that these are my real favourites - a behind-the-scenes look at my own kitchen!' BRUNCH TO LUNCH The Aussie in me is all about eating through the morning. My perfect day starts slowly - if breakfast is the meal of kings, then brunch is the food of emperors. FOR THE FAMILY Although I am a professional cook, I have a number of dishes that I rely on at home. They are all tried-and-tested, some are posh, some are simple, but all are favourites. IN A RUSH I cook every day, but sometimes it needs to be quick and easy. But there's no reason why a quick meal should not be tasty. STORES AND LEFTOVERS Great food is created from necessity. Open your cupboards and look for the potential in your fridge. For many a minefield, but for me a gold mine. These are the recipes I know well from being a boy and watching in wonder what could be made with a bit of this and a bit of that. Not complicated just delicious.ALL OUTSIDE Well, I am an Aussie. Some of the best food in the world is cooked outside, where having fun is as important as cooking. AND TO FINISH I love a good dessert. A proper steaming pudding with thick custard or real ice cream. It's all about being a kid and not caring about sugar and spice. Cakes and tarts and pies and lots of them.
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Mosquitoland

By David Arnold
Authors:
David Arnold
A story of the difficulties we face and the strength we find to overcome them. For those who loved LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE, ALL THE BRIGHT PLACES, THE FAULT IN OUR STARS, and JUNO.When her parents unexpectedly divorce, Mim Malone is dragged from her beloved home in Ohio to the 'wastelands' of Mississippi, where she lives in a haze of medication with her dad and new (almost certainly evil) stepmom.But when Mim learns her real mother is ill back home, she escapes her new life and embarks on a rescue mission aboard a Greyhound bus, meeting an assortment of quirky characters along the way. And when her thousand-mile journey takes a few turns she could never see coming, Mim must confront her own demons, redefining her notions of love, loyalty, and what it means to be sane.
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  • Motive (Alex Delaware series, Book 30)

    By Jonathan Kellerman
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    Jonathan Kellerman
    Alex Delaware returns in a thrilling new case, featuring one of the most devious murderers ever conceived by New York Times No.1 bestseller Jonathan Kellerman.Even hundreds of closed cases to his credit can't keep LAPD police lieutenant Milo Sturgis from agonising over the crimes that don't get solved - and the victims who go without justice. Victims like Katherine Hennepin, a young woman strangled and stabbed in her home. A single suspect with a solid alibi leads to a dead end - one even psychologist Alex Delaware's expert insight can't explain. The only thing to do is move on to the next murder case - because there is always a next one.This time the victim is Ursula Corey, a successful, attractive divorcee who's been gunned down - not a robbery but an execution, a crime that smacks of simple, savage revenge. And along with that theoretical motive come two strong contenders for the role of suspect: the dead woman's business partner/ex-husband and her divorce lawyer/secret lover. But just as Alex and Milo think they're zeroing in on the killer, a bizarre new clue stirs up echoes of the unsolved Hennepin murder. And the discovery of yet another crime scene bearing the same taunting signature raises the spectre of a serial killer on a mission, whose twisted method is exceeded only by his manipulative and cunning madness.
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  • Moondance Beach: Bayberry Island Book 3

    By Susan Donovan
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    Susan Donovan
    New York Times bestselling author Susan Donovan welcomes you to Bayberry Island, a special place where a bronze mermaid statue promises to grant true love to anyone with an open heart... Perfect for fans of Susan Elizabeth Phillips, JoAnn Ross and Jill Shalvis.Duncan Flynn said goodbye to his hometown of Bayberry Island a long time ago. So when the injured Navy SEAL is sent home - just in time for the annual Mermaid Festival - he's in no mood to celebrate. Let alone fall in love. Duncan has always ignored the island myth, until one night he spots a magnificent woman emerging from the ocean who bears an uncanny resemblance to the legendary statue.Adelena Silva's mermaid paintings may have made her famous, but Lena herself is a recluse - at least until Duncan returns home. She's secretly loved him her whole life, and now he's back she's determined he won't be the one that got away. Will the truth she's harboured for so long, along with a little island magic, win his heart?Don't miss more enchanting Bayberry Island romance with Rowan's story in Sea of Love and Clancy's story in The Sweetest Summer.
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    A Moment in Time: A Short Story

    By Lyn Andrews
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    Lyn Andrews
    A heartwarming short story of turn-of-the-century Liverpool from the bestselling author of THE HOUSE ON LONELY STREET, perfect for readers of Dilly Court and Katie Flynn.Ellen Holt has grown up in the heart of Liverpool's slums. Each day brings worry and struggle for her mam and da and Ellen works hard as a factory girl to help her family. Together, they get by. She has never imagined any other existence until one night she joins a gathering of suffragettes. Suddenly anything seems possible. But she's soon to discover how much courage it takes to fight for better. And, just when all seems lost, Eddie Shaw walks into her world...Includes the first chapter of Lyn's captivating new novel FROM LIVERPOOL WITH LOVE.
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    Mathew's Tale

    By Quintin Jardine
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    Quintin Jardine
    In this, his landmark fortieth novel, Quintin Jardine tells the remarkable story of a man's quest for justice - at any cost.1818, Carluke, Lanarkshire. Mathew Fleming returns home to Scotland following heroic service at the Battle of Waterloo. After seven years away, he is a ghostly presence to those he left behind.But Mathew is ambitious and soon becomes a man of influence in his county and beyond. Yet through all his success, he still hides the loss of his one true love.When a terrible act of murder occurs, Mathew must choose between the rule of blood and the rule of law. And as a man of honour with a warrior's instincts, he embarks on a journey of vengeance that will test every sinew of his faith in mankind...
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  • Meet The Eternal Bad Boys: Our Sinful Free Treat For You

    A free treat for Bad Boy lovers, featuring tasters of Headline Eternal's hottest Bad Boy romances.Introducing the Eternal Bad Boys... From Katie Ashley, Karina Halle, Sophie Jackson and Monica Murphy.Everybody loves a Bad Boy.And we have the baddest, wildest, sexiest Bad Boys around.This exclusive sampler introduces our irresistible Bad Boys and the romances they star in:Mexican Bad Boy Javier Bernal, in Karina Halle's DIRTY ANGELS.Suave business-man Bad Boy Ryder McKay, in Monica Murphy's OWNING VIOLET. Ex-con Bad Boy Wes Carter, in Sophie Jackson's A POUND OF FLESH.Biker Bad Boy Deacon Malloy, in Katie Ashley's VICIOUS CYCLE. It's time to meet Javier, Ryder, Carter and Deacon - the Eternal Bad Boys who are dangerously hot and deliciously naughty.Be warned: These Bad Boys will steal your hearts.**Features a special Bad Boy quiz: Which Eternal Bad Boy is your perfect Book Boyfriend?**
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    Meant To Be

    By Joy Chambers
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    Joy Chambers
    A name he does not know and a face he cannot forget... Meant To Be is a Second World War novella from bestselling author Joy Chambers. Fans of The Great Deception, None but the Brave and For Freedom won't want to miss this heart-warming read. It is 1935. The first shadows of war are creeping across Europe, but in Queensland, Australia, a young woman caught in a thunderstorm is about to meet the person who will change her life forever.Lexi Robinson is a long way from home. A recently qualified doctor about to take up a position in a Hong Kong hospital, she knows her own mind and refuses to fall for a man she will never see again.John Drayton Whitby is a soldier. Tall and fair, and quick to grin, he spends his last few days of leave preoccupied with thoughts of a girl whose name he does not know, but whose face he cannot forget...What people are saying about Meant To Be:'Short and sweet but totally adorable''A very realistic story and well written. Couldn't put it down''Nice short quick story with believable characters and storyline'
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    Middlemere

    By Judith Lennox
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    Judith Lennox
    When a family is forced to leave its beloved home, the sense of injustice never dies... Middlemere is a compelling tale of one family and their quest for independence from acclaimed author Judith Lennox. Perfect for fans of Dinah Jefferies and Kate Morton.The Coles have lived in Middlemere for half a century. When, in 1942, they are threatened with eviction, they flee the house. But not before eight-year-old Romy, hiding in a cupboard, sees her father shot dead.Years later Romy, now almost nineteen, is quick, clever and single-minded. She schemes to restore the family fortunes, to rescue her mother from drudgery and to protect her brother, Jem, a charming scoundrel who is always in trouble. Most of all, she longs to escape the poverty and narrowness of her surroundings. A chance meeting with Mirabel Plummer, owner of the exclusive London hotel, The Trelawney, is about to change Romy's life for ever... What readers are saying about Judith Lennox: 'Ideal escapism''[Judith Lennox] is the ultimate storyteller... her stories are compelling and beautifully descriptive of both characters and feelings''Ms Lennox's writing is truly amazing, and creates characters that remain with me after the last page is turned'
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    A Mother's Joy: A Short Story Collection In Celebration Of Motherhood

    By Lynda Page, Pamela Evans, Anne Baker, Jennie Felton
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    Lynda Page, Pamela Evans, Anne Baker, Jennie Felton
    Four of our most-loved saga authors invite you to join them on a journey through motherhood in this collection of heart-warming short stories.Daisy's Day by Anne BakerIt's 1920s Liverpool and Daisy must do everything she can to protect her children from poverty and disease. A mother's love is limitless...The First Strawberry by Pam EvansBombs are falling over London and times are hard for Rose and her family. That is until six-year-old Sydney and a little miracle restore all hope...The Birthday Surprise by Jennie FeltonSomerset, 1898. Can two daughters ease their mother's sorrows and bring her a birthday full of joy? How Memories Are Made by Lynda PageGinnie Owens is facing a devastating decision. But she's about to discover that just when all seems lost a mother's dreams can finally come true.
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  • Make Me Yours: A Dangerous Tides Novella 1.5

    By Rhyannon Byrd
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    Rhyannon Byrd
    Make Me Yours is a sizzling novella in Rhyannon Byrd's scorching hot Dangerous Tides series about a family of law men determined to protect the women they love. Perfect for fans of Lori Foster, Maya Banks, Pamela Clare and Kyra Davis.After her father is murdered, Lily Heller finds herself next on the kill list - and forced to reconnect with Scott Ryder, the only man who can keep her alive - and the one man who is the embodiment of her every fantasy. And as danger stalks her, she'll surrender herself to the lawman whose every touch leaves her breathless and exposed...*Previously published as part of the Wicked and Dangerous anthology by Shayla Black and Rhyannon Byrd* Don't miss the other steamy Dangerous Tides adventures in Take Me Under and Keep Me Closer.Look for Rhyannon Byrd's sexy contemporary romance London Affair: An International Love Story, where a dangerous web of passion, deception and intrigue unfolds into an explosive love story in The Weekend, The Chase and The Confession.
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    The Michael Jecks Compendium (A Free Sampler)

    By Michael Jecks
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    Michael Jecks
    The definitive digital guide to Michael Jecks's widely-praised Knights Templar series.Whether you're a long-standing fan of the medieval Knights Templar adventures, or yet to try this captivating historical series, this is the definitive guide you need.Meet Sir Baldwin de Furnshill, keeper of the kings peace, and his friend Simon Puttock, and discover this dazzling introduction to fifteen titles in the series.*Also contains an exclusive foreword from the author*
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    Make Me An Offer

    By Isabella Shaw
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    Isabella Shaw
    Louisa Dane is going places, her model agency is due to get a cash injection of millions and she enjoys the nightly attentions of a smart and handsome lover. Basically, New York City is at her feet. So why is she spitting mad?Paolo Tessario is the reason - her new business partner who is responsible for the millions. She's only just found out where Paolo's money comes from. No matter that he's eager to get to work and that his hot and brooding Italian looks send a sensual shiver down her spine - nobody willingly beds down with the Mafia . . .
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  • The Masseuse: Body Work 1

    By Sierra Kincade
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    Sierra Kincade
    A new electrifying erotic romance trilogy - perfect for fans of Maya Banks, Rhyannon Byrd, Liliana Hart and Lisa Marie Rice - that introduces the sensuality of massage, and sizzling sex, with heart-stopping action and thrilling mystery. Anna Rossi lives by one simple rule: don't get attached, don't get hurt. But for Alec Flynn, rules were made to be broken...Anna never takes on a massage client without screening them first, but the paycheck offered by billionaire Maxim Stein is just too good to turn down. Plus, she's more than capable of taking care of herself. But she isn't prepared for Maxim's tall, dark, and devastatingly handsome bodyguard - or the desperate desires he awakens in her. Alec is dangerous. The mysterious, hard-bodied man is completely irresistible and won't be refused. But as Anna falls fast for his unrelenting attention and mind-blowing skills, she begins to realise that giving herself over to a man with so many secrets isn't just putting her heart at risk - it's endangering her life...Don't miss Books Two and Three in the exhilarating and scorching-hot Body Work Trilogy, The Distraction and The Confession.
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  • My Lord and Spymaster: Spymaster 3 (A series of sweeping, passionate historical romance)

    By Joanna Bourne
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    Joanna Bourne
    Joanna Bourne returns to the French Revolution, pairing espionage and burning romance to create an unforgettable love story. For fans of Stephanie Laurens, Elizabeth Hoyt and Poldark, this is a must-read.A daring beauty, she's infamous for taking chances... Now she'll risk everything for love.Raised as a poor but cunning pickpocket, Jess Whitby has grown into a wealthy young woman. But when her father is wrongly accused of selling secrets to Napoleon, she must rely on her guile to save him. She never dreamed her search for the real traitor would begin by waking up naked in a captain's bed. Or how little she'd mind...Captain Sebastian Kennett finds himself infatuated with the courageous spirit of the kidnap victim he saves. She's equally enthralled by his commanding strength - until she discovers that this spellbinding seaman could be traitor she's hunting, and the man to determine her both her father's fate and her future too.For more spellbinding Spymasters romance, look for the other titles by Joanna Bourne: The Forbidden Rose, The Spymaster's Lady, The Black Hawk and Rogue Spy.
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    Mind Over Fatter: See Yourself Slim, Think Yourself Slim, Eat Yourself Slim

    By Anna Richardson
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    Anna Richardson
    'Are you tired of starving yourself silly to get that perfect summer bikini body, only to put a stone back on by Christmas? Fed up of starting the New Year with the latest diet 'craze' only to be back where you started - and more - by March? I was. Until I learned the secret every dieter needs to know - the power of hypnosis. In Mind Over Fatter I'll help to train your mind so you can break free of the diet cycle once and for all. Anna xx'Mind Over Fatter is Anna's three-step programme to long-term weight loss: use Anna's Free Online Hypnosis Sessions to teach your subconscious to see yourself slim; use Anna's scientifically proven Seven Secrets of Slim to think yourself slim; follow Anna's 14-day Healthy-Eating Plan, created from 60 delicious recipes, to eat yourself slim.
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    Man v Fat

    By Andrew Shanahan
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    Andrew Shanahan
    Man v Fat is a practical and supportive resource for men, written by a normal bloke who just wanted to lose some weight. One day Andrew Shanahan took a guttie to text to a mate. But once he had taken the photo, he couldn't stop looking at it. He realised how unhappy he was about his body and resolved to change it. However he soon learned that the dieting industry had turned its back on men. Men were expected to get fit, tone up and turn fat into a six-pack in six weeks. There was nothing for men who simply wanted to lose their beer belly, play football again and feel more confident. So Andrew decided to do something about this.In Man v Fat, Andrew Shanahan will give you everything you need to know in order to lose weight, breaking it down into three essential components:Stage 1: Understand why you got fatStage 2: Learn how to lose weightStage 3: Create a winning structureMan v Fat is not a diet book or a commercial diet plan. It will explain (and myth-bust) the various diets available, so you can choose the one that will work best for you - or even create your own. It will help you to supercharge your motivation, set specific goals and teach you how to track and review them, identify threats and create a support network, and of course troubleshoot common hurdles. There are plans to get you walking, running or cycling (optional activity) or make the most of obligatory activity. Plus a perfect week plan and perfect month plan to get you started.In the battle of man against fat, this book is your ultimate weapon.
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  • Maggie Does Meribel (Girls On Tour BOOK 3)

    By Nicola Doherty
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    Nicola Doherty
    Meet the Girls on Tour - Poppy, Lily, Maggie and Rachel. Four ordinary girls who have the most fun in faraway places. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll lose your heart. Perfect for fans of Jill Mansell, Debbie Johnson and Fiona Collins. 'Will have you laughing out loud' Bella on If I Could Turn Back TimeMaggie can't wait for her first ever skiing holiday. New Year's Eve in the French Alps with her boyfriend Leo and two other couples: what could be more romantic? She's picturing hot chocolate, romantic snowball fights and evenings snuggled together in front of the log fire. What she didn't picture is near-death experiences on the mountains, falling out with Leo and sharing a chalet with the unbearable Jenny. When she meets Sylvain, a gorgeous ski instructor, the line between harmless flirting and full-on misbehaviour becomes ... well, blurry. Will Maggie stay on the nursery slopes, or go seriously off-piste?Expect the unexpected, the utterly hilarious and unforgettable, on this rollercoaster ride of love, laughs, surprises and sparks. You have a VIP pass to join each girl's adventure, so pack your bags and buckle your seatbelts, because just about anything is possible...
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  • Merry Christmas, Baby & Under the Mistletoe: A Lucky Harbor Omnibus

    By Jill Shalvis
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    Jill Shalvis
    Two enchanting holiday novellas brought together for the first time in this captivating Christmas collection. Fans of Susan Andersen, Bella Andre, Rachel Gibson, Carly Phillips, and Susan Mallery will fall head over heels for New York Times bestselling author Jill Shalvis' Lucky Harbor series. In MERRY CHRISTMAS, BABY, it's a very special holiday for beloved Lucky Harbor couple Sawyer and Chloe... Wild child Chloe Thompson can't believe how much things have changed. She still can't get enough of her sexy husband Sawyer, but he seems to prefer working to impending fatherhood. So tonight, a very pregnant Chloe is escaping her troubles at the town Christmas party. Sheriff Sawyer Thompson hopes surprising Chloe at the party will give him a chance to set things right. But as the snow begins to fall and the wind rages, he wonders whether he can make it back in time. While mother nature conspires to keep Sawyer and Chloe apart, an unexpected arrival will require them to kiss and make up . . . and ring in the happiest holiday Lucky Harbor has ever seen. In UNDER THE MISTLETOE one couple finds here's no place like home for the holidays...The Lucky Harbor Bed & Breakfast is bursting with festive lights and good cheer. But for Mia, Christmas is turning out to be anything other than merry and bright. Her recent break-up with her boyfriend Nick has made her return bittersweet. But then a surprise arrives, when Nick follows her to town bearing gifts-and asking for forgiveness. Nick grew up without a family of his own so he's overwhelmed by the love that Mia receives from all her relatives, gathered together to celebrate the season. Under their watchful eyes, Nick finds earning back her trust the hardest thing he's ever had to do. If he succeeds, he will receive the greatest gift of all, Mia's love for a lifetime.Want more sexy, fun romance? Return to Sunshine, Idaho for more of the captivating Animal Magnetism series, visit spellbinding Lucky Harbor or take a trip to Cedar Ridge's unforgettable Colorado Mountains in Jill's other bestselling series.
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    Marmalade

    By Sarah Randell
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    Sarah Randell
    From the arrival of the first boxes of bitter Seville oranges at the greengrocer's in January, to the sweet-sharp scent of citrus fruit filling the kitchen as the preserving pan bubbles away on the stove, there is something deeply satisfying about the annual ritual of making marmalade and piling the pantry shelves high with neatly labeled jars of glistening preserves.Once you've perfected the set and balanced the bittersweet flavour in your traditional orange marmalade, you might experiment with different fruits, or try adding alcohol, essences or spices - cardamom, ginger or a hint of bergamot - but after that, what to do with all those pots of citrus perfection? A jar or two to friends and family, another for the breakfast table... and then what? It's time to start using it for baking and cooking. From Christmas ham to rhubarb and marmalade trifle, and from chocolate fondants with bitter orange centres to marmalade marguerites, here is all the inspiration you need to make the most of marmalade right through the year.
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