Deep Blue Eternity
By Natasha Boyd
From the author of the award-winning Eversea and Forever, Jack. Fans of the intensely emotional romance of Nicholas Sparks, Jamie McGuire, Abbi Glines and Monica Murphy will lose their hearts to Natasha Boyd's powerful, epic love story, Deep Blue Eternity.Livvy is on the run. And she's escaped to the one place nobody will ever find her. But the isolated cottage isn't empty. Her refuge is home to a troubled stranger, Tom, there for reasons of his own. In the intimacy of the abandoned cottage, and the remote wilderness of the island, the electrifying connection between them is impossible to ignore. Both running from their histories and shielding dark secrets, their pasts catch up with them and collide in an unimaginable way. Deep emotions and powerful chemistry face a painful battle with the tangle of lies, and scars of the past. If the truth emerges, hearts will be shattered. Can love conquer?Passionate. Devastating. Explosive. Natasha Boyd will take your breath away with her unforgettable love stories. Don't miss Eversea and Forever, Jack.
The Devil's Seal (Sister Fidelma Mysteries Book 25)
By Peter Tremayne
Sister Fidelma must call on all her deductive powers when religious gathering spills over into murder . . . Super sleuth Sister Fidelma returns in the twenty-fifth historical mystery by Peter Tremayne, acclaimed author of ATONEMENT OF BLOOD, THE SEVENTH TRUMPET and many more.PRAISE FOR THE SISTER FIDELMA SERIES: 'Rich helpings of evil and tension with lively and varied characters' Historical Novels Review, 'The most detailed and vivid recreations of ancient Ireland' Irish Examiner Ireland, AD 671. When a curious deputation of religieux arrive in Cashel, death follows close behind. Sister Fidelma and her companion, Eadulf, seem unable to stem the bloodshed.Is one of the deputation responsible? What was the Venerable Verax, the scholar from Rome, hiding? Was there an evil secret behind the austere Bishop Arwald? Indeed, what was the real reason behind Eadulf's brother Egric's unexpected appearance at Cashel - could he be the culprit?Victims and suspects combine to make a tangled skein of mystery more complex and bloody than Fidelma and Eadulf have ever faced.What readers are saying about THE DEVIL'S SEAL:'Outstanding. Once started, this compelling story cannot be put down''Excitement from start to finish. Well researched, contrived and written''A fascinating and exciting plot. A devilish great mystery!'
Devil's Food Cake Murder (Hannah Swensen Mysteries, Book 14)
By Joanne Fluke
Murder is always just around the corner... With an endless list of suspects, Hannah Swensen has her work cut out in Devil's Food Cake Murder, the deliciously dangerous whodunnit from Joanne Fluke. Packed full of delicious recipes and perfect for fans of M. C. Beaton and H. Y. Hanna.'Fabulous' - Publishers WeeklyHannah Swensen has to admit life is pretty sweet. Things are going well in the romance department, and her bakery's delectable confections are selling faster than she can make them. Even her good friend Claire is head over heels with her new husband, Reverend Bob Knudson. If only they could find time to have their honeymoon.When Bob's childhood friend, Matthew Walters, offers to fill in for the Reverend, things couldn't be better. Until Hannah finds Matthew face-down in a plateful of Devil's Food Cake, with a single bullet in his head. The list of suspects is endless, but Hannah is sure of one thing: even the most half-baked murder plot can be deadly... What readers are saying about the Hannah Swensen mysteries: 'What more could you want from a cosy crime novel?''These books are an equal mix of charm and mystery''A homely series that harks back to the novels of Agatha Christie'
Destroyer Angel (Anna Pigeon Mysteries, Book 18)
By Nevada Barr
Bringing you a gripping mystery, Nevada Barr transports you to the wild and dangerous landscapes of America's National Parks and is sure to appeal if you like Sue Grafton and Janet Evanovich.After a summer fighting wildfire, US Park Ranger Anna Pigeon sets off on a camping trip to the Iron Range in upstate Minnesota. With her are four women: Heath, Leah and their two teenage daughters. For Heath, who is paraplegic, it is the chance to test out a new, cutting edge line of outdoor equipment, designed by Leah to make the wilderness more accessible to disabled campers. On their second night, Anna takes a canoe out on the Fox River but when she returns, she finds that a band of kidnappers, armed with rifles, pistols and knives, has taken the group hostage. With limited resources and no access to the outside world, it is up to Anna to track them across the treacherous landscape and rescue her friends before it is too late...
The Distraction: Body Work 2
By Sierra Kincade
The seductive, explosive story that began in The Masseuse continues, with thrills, fireworks and smoking-hot action. Perfect for fans of Maya Banks, Rhyannon Byrd, Liliana Hart and Lisa Marie Rice. Anna Rossi knows that opening your heart just gets you hurt. But Alec Flynn is impossible to resist...Alec's been away for three long months, since he saved Anna's life and lit up her soul with unquenchable desire. In his absence, she's made some drastic life changes that have been inspired by his bravery, and she can't wait to show him the woman she's become. Plus, she's counting down the days 'til they can make up for all that lost time. Being away from Anna has done nothing to sate Alec's need for her. But things are more dangerous than ever. He's desperate to protect Anna, but if giving her up is the only way, he can't bring himself to do that. With his past playing catch-up, this time he might not be able to save her from becoming collateral damage... Find out where Anna and Alec's passionate story began in The Masseuse. And don't miss Book Three in the steamy, suspenseful Body Work Trilogy, The Distraction.
Don't Talk To Strangers (Keye Street 3)
By Amanda Kyle Williams
By Carol O'Connell
Mallory Book 7: the seventh NYPD detective Kathy Mallory novel from New York Times bestseller Carol O'Connell, master of knife-edge suspense and intricate plotting.Meet Detective Kathy Mallory. New York's darkest. You only underestimate her once.The jury must die...It's the highest profile acquittal in recent history - and when a serial killer starts taking justice into his own hands, interest hits fever pitch.NYPD detective Kathy Mallory finds herself in a race against time to save the remaining three members of the jury before the Reaper gets to them first.And before the radio shock-jock Ian Zachary plays the next round in his deadly ratings-grabbing game of 'hunt the juror'.Only a monster can play this gameThis book was originally published in the UK under the title THE JURY MUST DIE.
By Kevin O'Brien
A chilling read from king of the Seattle serial killer thriller and New York Times bestseller, Kevin O'Brien. Perfect for fans of Chris Carter, Karin Slaughter and Mary Burton.The houses on Willow Tree Court harbour happy families, laughing children and clean living. No one would suspect the ugly secrets that lurk beyond their neat lawns and beautiful facades.Molly Dennehy is trying her best to fit in to her new surroundings, though her neighbours are clearly loyal to her husband's ex-wife. But now her stepson's school has been rocked by a brutal slaying, and a psychopath is murdering families in their Seattle homes. With each passing day, Molly becomes convinced someone is watching her family's every move. On this quiet road, a nightmare has been unleashed, and the trail of terror will lead right to her door.
By Lisa Scottoline
The New York Times top-ten bestseller from Lisa Scottoline. An emotionally charged novel of family, grief and putting the past to rest.When army doctor Mike Scanlon is posted to Afghanistan, he is aware he might never return to his wife, Chloe, and their newborn baby.But while Mike operates in the midst of a warzone, Chloe dies suddenly in an apparent household accident.As Mike returns to pick up the pieces of his life - and learns to be a father to a child he barely knows - a fatal secret threatens to shatter the fragile balance.Now Mike must put everything on the line as he fights the most important battle of his life. Will it be enough to save his family?
The Duke Of Shadows
By Meredith Duran
Meredith Duran returns with another witty, humorous and smart romance. Fans of Julia Quinn, Jane Feather and Eloisa James will delight in Meredith's trademark headstrong heroine, cunning hero and tale of deep emotional intensity!From exotic sandstone palaces... Sick of tragedy, done with rebellion, Emmaline Martin vows to settle quietly into British Indian society. But when the pillars of privilege topple, her fiance's betrayal leaves Emma no choice. She must turn for help to the one man whom she should not trust, but cannot resist: Julian Sinclair, the dangerous and dazzling heir to the Duke of Auburn. To the marble halls of London... In London, they toast Sinclair with champagne. In India, they call him a traitor. Cynical and impatient with both worlds, Julian has never imagined that the place he might belong is in the embrace of a woman with a reluctant laugh and haunted eyes. But in a time of terrible darkness, he and Emma will discover that love itself can be perilous - and that a single decision can alter one's life forever. Destiny follows wherever you run. A lifetime of grief later, in a cold London spring, Emma and Julian must finally confront the truth: no matter how hard one tries to deny it, some pasts cannot be disowned...and some passions never die.Looking for more Meredith Duran novels? Try Written On Your Skin or her Rules for the Reckless series.
The Downton Abbey Rules for Household Staff
By Mr Carson
The household staff of Downton Abbey carry out their duties with effortless dignity, finesse and pride. Yet how do they know how exactly to lay the table, when to leave the room to give Lord and Lady Grantham their privacy, how to care for Lady Mary's furs and which uniform to wear when? This recently recovered and fascinating staff handbook answers all of these questions and more. Covering all the main positions of the Downton household - footman, lady's maid, housekeeper, groundsman and more - and with a general introduction for new members of staff from Carson the Butler, this book tells you everything you need to know about working below stairs in the grand estate of Downton Abbey.
By Una-Mary Parker
She's on the hunt for love. And one man's on the hunt for her... Seeing her friends settle down, Antonia realises that a high-powered job and unlimited money may not be as fulfilling as she once thought... but finding true love isn't going to be easy. Dark Passions is a dazzling novel of danger, desire and deception. Antonia Murray, at thirty-two, realises most of her friends are getting married and having babies, while she is devoting her life to her company, Murray Properties Ltd, which restores and sells beautiful period buildings in Central London. Her hard work over the past ten years has paid off: she owns a smart flat in Knightsbridge, designer clothes, a BMW and she can holiday anywhere in the world.Suddenly it isn't enough. She longs to settle down with a loving man and start a family of her own. But how is she going to meet the man of her dreams? Despite her brother's warnings, she places an advert in the personal columns and when she sees the intelligent eyes and warm smile of Colin Holbrook in the photograph he sends her, she's convinced she's found the one. But appearances are often deceptive and Antonia is about to discover that the dating game can be a dangerous, if not deadly, affair... Raves for Una-Mary Parker's deliciously decadent bestsellers:'Una-Mary keeps you guessing - and glued to the page' Daily Express 'Romance and suspense with an unexpected twist' Sunday Express'Guaranteed to make you gasp, giggle and stretch your eyes as you gallop through the pages at one sitting' Company
A Dangerous Desire
By Una-Mary Parker
Beauty comes at a price...Lucy's fairy tale life comes crashing down when a serious car accident destroys her relationship with Peter, and her gorgeous looks. Una-Mary Parker's gripping novel of intrigue and suspense will enthral fans of Penny Vincenzi and Tasmina Perry. 'Romance and suspense with an unexpected twist' - Sunday ExpressAs Lucy and Peter sped along the motorway towards Lucy's parents' home, eager to announce the news of their engagement, Lucy dreamed of their life together. Moments later they watched in terror as a vehicle hurtled towards them... Waking in hospital to discover that her beautiful face has been destroyed, Lucy calls off their engagement and sinks into an emotional decline. But Peter's mother has a solution: a friend in New York knows a brilliant plastic surgeon who is willing to restore Lucy's looks. Six months later, Lucy emerges as one of the most stunning women anyone has ever seen. But such breath-taking beauty comes at a price and, to Lucy's horror, she is about to discover that the price is almost too high to pay...Raves for Una-Mary Parker's deliciously decadent bestsellers:'A meticulous reconstruction of a society at play' Evening Standard'Filled with romance and intrigue but with an unexpected twist' Best 'Guaranteed to make you gasp, giggle and stretch your eyes as you gallop through the pages at one sitting' Company'Will keep you glued to the page' Prima
The Dead Ground (Paula Maguire 2)
By Claire McGowan
Stolen. Missing. Dead...Forensic psychologist Paul Maguire is up against the clock to stop a merciless killer in THE DEAD GROUND, the second novel in the highly acclaimed Paula Maguire series and the gripping follow up to The Lost. Claire McGowan's thrillers are sure to enthral readers of Michael Connelly and Karin Slaughter 'Fresh and accessible without ever compromising on grit or suspense' - Erin KellyForensic psychologist Paula Maguire, already wrestling with the hardest decision of her life, is forced to put her own problems on hold when she's asked to help find a baby taken from a local hospital.Then the brutal, ritualistic murder of a woman found lying on a remote stone circle indicates a connection to the kidnapping and Paula knows that they will have to move fast if they are to find the person responsible.When another child is taken and a pregnant woman goes missing, Paula finds herself caught up in a deadly hunt for a killer determined to leave no trace, and discovers every decision she makes really is a matter of life and death...What readers are saying about The Dead Ground:'Another gripping page-turner from a fabulous writer!''Every time you think you've got it all worked out there will be another twist to it. Definitely worth reading''A powerful read that touched nicely on women's rights and pro-choice in an Irish context. Cleverly done; I felt a great deal of empathy for all concerned. An excellent read'
By Dr Rosemary Leonard
'I'm in the wrong job,' I said to our practice nurse, 'I should definitely have been a detective.'For BBC Breakfast's Dr Rosemary Leonard, a day in her GP's surgery is full of unexplained ailments and mysteries to be solved.From questions of paternity to apparently drug-resistant symptoms, these mysteries can sometimes take a while to get to the bottom of, especially when they are of a more intimate nature.In her second book about life in her London surgery, Dr Rosemary recalls some of her most puzzling cases... and their rather surprising explanations.
Dreamweaver Trail: Eternity Springs Book 8
By Emily March
For fans of Robyn Carr, Barbara Freethy, Susan Mallery and Sheryl Woods. Dreamweaver Trail is the wonderful eighth novel in New York Times bestselling author Emily March's warm and uplifting romance series about a small town with a big heart. After another lonely Valentine's Day, Gabi Romano trades mountain snowfall for sunshine and sand at a luxurious Caribbean getaway. There she discovers a hidden talent for creating fine art glass. She also meets Flynn Brogan, the sexy caretaker next door who brings her fantasies to life. But when violence interrupts their romantic interlude, she learns that Flynn is living a lie. Heartsick, she decides to concentrate on her craft. Playing with fire is safer than loving a man like Flynn. Flynn is determined to make things right with Gabi - until his enemies interfere. Now damaged and driven by a need he cannot define, he seeks out Gabi's Colorado community, hoping for reconciliation and some peace. But he never imagined a place like Eternity Springs, where lives are changed, second chances are given, and the possibility exists for two wounded souls to find their way home... to each other. Escape to Eternity Springs, a little piece of heaven in the Colorado Rockies, with the other books in the series, Hummingbird Lake, Heartache Falls, Mistletoe Mine, Lover's Leap, Nightingale Way, Reflection Point, Miracle Road, Dreamweaver Trail, Teardrop Lane, Heartsong Cottage, Reunion Pass, Christmas In Eternity Springs.
The Devil's Ark
By Stephen Bywater
'Creepy, classy ... full of dread and lust and echoing with the sorrows of war. We need more stories like this' Christopher Golden, New York Times bestselling author of Snowblind 'An impressive debut. As much about the horrors of war as the primeval horrors that lurk in the depths of the human psyche' F.R. Tallis, author of The ForbiddenSometimes the past is best left buriedTwelve years after fighting in Mesopotamia in the Great War, Harry Ward returns to the land where he lost his faith, his mind and almost his life. Haunted by bloody visions of bayonets, shrapnel and shells, he takes up the offer of a simple job, working as a photographer on an archaeological dig outside of Mosul.As the dig progresses, Ward begins to realise that what they have uncovered is no ordinary temple; it holds a terrible secret. Now flashbacks are the least of his problems ... and he must face a new kind of terror.
Death On Blackheath (Thomas Pitt Mystery, Book 29)
By Anne Perry
Greenwich, 1897. A macabre scene is discovered outside a house on Shooters Hill. There has been a vicious fight, and amid the bloodstains are locks of long auburn hair. Thomas Pitt, head of Special Branch, is called: this is the home of Dudley Kynaston, a minister with access to some of the government's most dangerous secrets, and any inquiry must be handled with utmost discretion. An auburn-haired maid has disappeared from Kynaston's household, but no major crime appears to have taken place. Then a disfigured body is found in the gravel pits nearby. Could this be Kynaston's missing servant? As Pitt begins to investigate, he finds small inconsistencies in Kynaston's story. Are these harmless omissions, or could they lead to something more serious, something that could threaten not just Kynaston's own family but also his Queen and country?
Dawn (Lilith's Brood – Book One)
By Octavia E. Butler
Will humanity be forever changed?Brilliant and captivating, Dawn is the first book in the Xenogenesis trilogy by the 'grand dame of science fiction' and Hugo, Locus and Nebula award-winning author Octavia E. Butler. The perfect read for fans of Ursula Le Guin's gripping sci-fi novels, Naomi Alderman's The Power and thrilling blockbusters Black Panther and Arrival. '[Her] evocative, often troubling, novels explore far-reaching issues of race, sex, power and, ultimately, what it means to be human' New York Times 'Elegant and thoughtful, and I highly recommend it' Greg Bear, Hugo and Nebula award-winning authorIn a world devastated by nuclear war with humanity on the edge of extinction, aliens finally make contact. They rescue those humans they can, keeping most survivors in suspended animation and begin the slow process of rehabilitating the planet.When Lilith Iyapo is 'awakened', she finds that she has been chosen to revive her fellow humans in small groups by first preparing them to meet the utterly terrifying Oankali, then training them to survive on the wilderness that the planet has become.But the Oankali cannot help humanity without altering it forever. Bonded to the aliens in ways no human has ever known, Lilith tries to fight them even as her own species comes to fear and loathe her.What readers are saying about DAWN:'A parable for modern times''I couldn't put it down! A well-spun story of the human condition and our sometimes-self-destructive behaviour. Brilliant''Wonderful, timeless and thought-provoking'
Deep Blue Sea
By Tasmina Perry
Two sisters unravel a tangle of lies in this intriguing and unputdownable novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author.Beneath the shimmering surface lies a dark secret...Diana and Julian Denver have the world at their feet. With a blissful marriage, a darling son and beautiful homes in London and the country, Diana's life, to the outside world, is perfect. But nothing is as it seems... When Julian dies suddenly and tragically, Diana is convinced there is more to it than meets the eye. She calls on the one person she had never wanted to see again - her sister, Rachel.A former tabloid reporter, Rachel appears to be living the dream as a diving instructor on a Thai island. The truth is she's in exile, estranged from her family and driven from her career by Fleet Street's phone-hacking scandal. For Rachel, Diana's request opens old wounds. But she is determined to make amends for the past, and embarks on a treacherous journey to uncover the truth - wherever it may lead...