CRYPT: Blood Eagle Tortures
By Andrew Hammond
A fantastic blend of teenage spies, horror and ghost-busting for fans of CHERUB, YOUNG BOND and Darren ShanWhen a brutal crime is committed...But there's no human explanation...Who can the police turn to?Covert Response Youth Paranormal Team This secret MI5 division recruits gifted teenagers to be paranormal investigators. The elite CRYPT team, including star agent Jud Lester, cracks the cases no one else can.An ancient treasure trove off the coast of England.A lone diver, searching for riches.A horror unleashed.Once disturbed, the treasure's protectors are out to enact terrifying revenge...Have the CRYPT team got what it takes to silence the ghosts of the past?
Champions League Dreams
By Rafa Benitez
This is a stimulating and deeply insightful football narrative by Rafa Benitez which focuses on the legendary manager's dramatic six Champions League campaigns with Liverpool. Rafa expertly navigates fans through intriguing European adventures that embrace the triumph and despair of two Champions League finals, three semi-finals and five quarter-finals in what was a golden era for the Anfield club - an era that supporters felt gave them their pride back after years in the wilderness. What sets this book apart is the unique ways in which Rafa allows fans into his high-pressured world, the fascinating glimpses he offers of a top manager's thought processes and decision making during the cut and thrust of a high-octane European campaign.
Claim Me: Stark Series Book 2
By J. Kenner
For fans of Fifty Shades of Grey and the Crossfire series. In Release Me, powerful multimillionaire Damien Stark made Southern belle Nikki Fairchild an unforgettable indecent proposal which she couldn't resist. Now their sensual, erotic, powerfully emotional romance continues in Claim Me, the next in J. Kenner's New York Times bestselling series.For Damien, our obsession is a game. For me, it is fiercely, blindingly, real.Damien Stark's need is palpable - his need for pleasure, his need for control, his need for me. Beautiful and brilliant yet tortured at his core, he is in every way my match. I have agreed to be his alone, and now I want him to be fully mine. I want us to possess each other beyond the sweetest edge of our ecstasy, into the deepest desires of our souls. To let the fire that burns between us consume us both. But there are dark places within Damien that not even our wildest passion can touch. I yearn to know his secrets, yearn for him to surrender to me as I have surrendered to him. But our troubled pasts will either bind us close...or shatter us completely.Spellbinding romance. Electrifying passion. Why not indulge in J. Kenner...Discover the whole story of Damien and Nikki's epic romance in J. Kenner's hot and addictive bestselling Stark series: Release Me, Claim Me, Complete Me, Take Me, Have Me, Play My Game, Seduce Me, Unwrap Me, Deepest Kiss, Entice Me and Anchor Me.
A Coin For The Ferryman (A Libertus Mystery of Roman Britain, book 9)
By Rosemary Rowe
Libertus is in a race against time to solve his latest mystery...Rosemary Rowe's clever whodunits continue to delight fans of historical crime, with Libertus and Junio proving a formidable and popular detective team in the ninth novel of the Libertus series, A Coin for the Ferryman. Perfect for fans of David Wishart and Lindsey Davis. 'A cracking tale with a fast-moving plot' - Conn Iggulden In Roman Britain, AD 189, every slave knows his lot in life depends solely on the morals - or lack of morals - of his master. Fortunately for one young Glevum slave, Junio, his owner, former slave turned pavement-maker Libertus, believes heartily in rewarding years of loyalty and service. Junio is to be granted his freedom in an elaborate ceremony at the Basilica Law Court. And what better moment than the manumission to announce the lad's engagement? But the young couple's happiness is threatened by a terrible omen: the gruesome discovery of a corpse, hastily concealed in a shallow grave. Who is it? And, more importantly, who will go to any lengths to cover up their heinous crime? Determined to solve the mystery before the impending nuptials, Junio joins his mentor Libertus in trying to piece together a truly masterful mosaic of murder...What readers are saying about A Coin for the Ferryman:'A very intriguing murder mystery of a great series''Rosemary Rowe is to be commended for writing a series which manages to be entertaining and lively whilst drip feeding information about the period directly into the subconscious''The red herrings are very well contrived and as usual, the information about Romano-British life is a fascination in itself'
The Chariots of Calyx (A Libertus Mystery of Roman Britain, book 4)
By Rosemary Rowe
Can Libertus crack a case of brutal murders and shocking twists?A tale of corruption and intrigue, The Chariots of Calyx is the fourth instalment in Rosemary Rowe's gripping Libertus series. The perfect read for fans of Stephen Saylor and Lindsey Davis.'Well-researched and eminently readable... Readers can enjoy the plot and soak up facts about Roman life and Language' - South Wales Argus Libertus, freedman and pavement-maker, finds himself in Londinium at the invitation of the Roman Governor when news arrives of the brutal murder of Caius Monnius, the chief corn-officer. Libertus is asked to investigate but his enquiries lead him in disparate directions. Who is the guilty one? The keeper of the granaries? The sinister Calyx and Glaucus, managers of the best chariot-racing team? Or Fortunatus, the handsome charioteer whose relations with the dead man's wife were reputed to be less than honourable? Not until Libertus finds a second corpse does he begin to understand what lies behind the corruption surrounding the interests of Monnius and the chariots of Calyx.What readers are saying about The Chariots of Calyx:'I found the parallels between the Roman world and the modern one as intriguing as ever, especially the insights into corruption in high places' 'Combines wit, pace, intrigue and remarkable thought processes from our sleuth' 'Another addition to a first rate series of books'
Captured By You: A One Night of Passion Novella 3
By Beth Kery
From the New York Times ebook bestselling author of the Because You Are Mine series and The Affair, for fans for Sylvia Day, J. Kenner and Maya Banks. This is the third in Beth Kery's One Night of Passion series about a group of connected characters who each begin their romance with a night of impulsive, steamy sex...Aussie playboy, world traveler and landscape photographer Chance Hathoway recognizes a miracle of nature when he sees it. He comes upon her unaware, swimming in the nude. Camera in hand, his instinct is to capture her. But he longs to possess more than just her image... When Sherona Legion suddenly discovers that she's being watched at her most vulnerable she's surprised at her reaction. It's not embarrassment or anger. It's pure, unabashed arousal. She likes it - enough so that she's willing to take an unprecedented risk with the sexy photographer. Thrilled at having the exhibitionist in her awakened, she agrees to Chance's offer to pose for a series of nude photographs - stimulating tableaus of bondage. It leads Chance and Sherona to intimate and unparalleled experimentation. But how much is Sherona really ready to give to a complete stranger? And how much more can Chance take?Lose yourself in One Night of Passion: Addicted To You, Bound To You, Captured By You, Exposed To You, Only For You.
Catch Me (Detective D.D. Warren 6)
By Lisa Gardner
Detective D.D. Warren returns in the sixth novel in Sunday Times bestseller Lisa Gardner's series. IN FOUR DAYS, SOMEONE IS GOING TO KILL ME BUT THEY HAVE GOT TO CATCH ME FIRST. Karin Slaughter says she is 'an amazing writer'. Have you read Lisa yet?At 8pm on 21st January, twenty-eight-year-old Charlie Grant believes she is going to be murdered and she wants Boston's top homicide detective, D.D. Warren, to handle her death investigation. Confronting D.D. at her latest crime scene, Charlie lays her cards on the table. For each of the last two years, one of her childhood friends has been murdered leaving Charlie as the only one of the three friends to remain alive.But as D.D. delves deeper in to the details of Charlie's case, she begins to question the young woman's story. Because Charlie can now outfight and outrun anyone she meets and D.D.'s instinct is that she's hiding a secret. A secret so explosive that Charlie herself may turn out to be the biggest danger of all...
The Canterbury Tales By Night Omnibus
By Paul Doherty
The Canterbury Tales by Night Omnibus features the first three novels in Paul Doherty's mystery series charting the progress of Chaucer's pilgrims, and the tales they tell along the way. Includes An Ancient Evil, A Tapestry of Murders and A Tournament of Murders. Perfect for fans of Ellis Peters and Susanna Gregory.An Ancient Evil: As the travellers gather at the start of a pilgrimage to Canterbury, they agree to amuse themselves on their journey with evening tales of mystery, terror and murder. So begins the Knight's tale. It opens with the destruction of a sinister cult during the reign of William the Conqueror, and then moves to Oxford some two hundred years later where terrible murders are being committed. The Abbess of the Convent of St Anne's, believes the murders are connected with the legends of the cult and petitions the King for help... A Tapestry of Murders: As Chaucer's pilgrims continue towards Canterbury, they choose the Man of Law to narrate the next tale of fear and sinister dealings. In August 1358, the adulterous Dowager Queen Isabella, the 'She Wolf of France', lies dying of the pestilence in the sombre fortress of Castle Rising, where her 'loving' son has kept her incarcerated. But as in life so in death Isabella causes intrigue, violence and murder. Nicholas Chirke, an honest young lawyer, is brought in to investigate strange events following her death - and quickly finds himself at his wits' end trying to resolve the mysteries before a great scandal unfolds. A Tournament of Murders: While Chaucer's pilgrims settle for the night, the Franklin narrates a mysterious, bloody tale... In 1356 the Black Prince has won his resounding victory at Poitiers. As impoverished knight Gilbert Savage lies dying in the wake of the fight he tells his squire, Richard Greenele, that the story of his parents perishing during the plague is untrue. Richard, if he wishes to uncover what really happened, must travel to Colchester and seek out a sealed letter telling the truth of his parentage, and a most macabre confession that will set him on a mission for revenge from which there is no turning back...
Circle of Shadows
By Imogen Robertson
Death at the Carnival: riddle, ritual and murderShrove Tuesday, 1783. While the nobility dance at a masked ball, beautiful Lady Martesen is murdered. Daniel Clode is found by her body, his wrists slit and his memories nightmarish. What has he done? Harriet Westerman and Gabriel Crowther race to the Duchy of Maulberg to save Daniel from the executioner's axe. There they find a capricious Duke on the point of marriage, a court consumed by luxury and intrigue, and a bitter enemy from the past. After another cruel death, they must discover the truth, no matter how horrific it is. Does the answer lie with the alchemist seeking the elixir of life? With the automata makers in the Duke's fake rural idyll? Or in the poisonous lies oozing around the court as the elite strive for power?
A Christmas Homecoming (Christmas Novella 9)
By Anne Perry
A Victorian tale of murder and intrigue taking place on a snowy Christmas in 1897...During a bitter snowstorm, a mysterious stranger descends on the Netheridges' country home in Whitby, where a group of renowned actors have gathered to prepare a Boxing Day production of Dracula. Amidst an atmosphere of competing theatrical egos and artistic disagreements, the unknown Mr Ballin is brutally murdered.Determined to uncover the truth, but without help from the police who cannot reach the house through the snow, Caroline Fielding begins to investigate the circumstances surrounding the puzzling affair. Who was the victim? Was his appearance at the house as innocent and as circumstantial as he professed? And which of the guests knows more than they are letting on?
CRYPT: Mask of Death
By Andrew Hammond
A figure wearing a white mask swoops down a deserted hospital corridor towards a quarantined patient. Covered in black sores and writhing in agony the patient can't be saved by modern medicine. But then, the masked figure is not a modern doctor...Bodies are being discovered all over London, all marked with the same black sores - it seems a contagious disease is spreading across the city. But when witnesses all report seeing the same mysterious masked figure it seems there's something more sinister going on.This is a case for CRYPT: a team of elite teenage agents who use their extra sensory perception and arsenal of high-tech gadgets to investigate crimes that the police can't solve.
By Myke Cole
Army Officer. Fugitive. Sorcerer. In every nation, people are waking up with magical talents that are sending the world to war. Bringing order to a world gone mad won't be easy for Oscar Britton in Myke Cole's mile-a-minute Control Point, winner of the 2013 Compton Crook Award. The Shadow Ops series is the perfect read for fans of Peter V. Brett and Patrick Rothfuss.'Black Hawk Down meets the X-Men... Military fantasy like you've never seen it before' - Peter V. Brett, author of The Desert Spear All over the world people are 'coming up latent' - developing new and terrifying abilities. Untrained and panicked, they are summoning storms, raising the dead, and setting everything they touch ablaze.US Army Lieutenant Oscar Britton has always done his duty, even when it means working alongside the feared Supernatural Operations Corps, hunting down and taking out those with newfound magical talents. But when he manifests a rare, startling power of his own and finds himself a marked man, all bets are off.On the run from his former colleagues, Britton is driven into an underground shadow world, where he is about to learn that magic has changed all the rules he's ever known ... and that his life isn't the only thing he's fighting for.What readers are saying about Control Point:'A gripping thrill-ride from the first page to the last. A great story with brilliant characters including our hero Oscar Britton''As a lover of action and the fantasy genre, this was a perfect read and one that promises much to come''Myke Cole lets loose with a vivid imagination overlaying genuine military experience that forms the foundation of the tale. Excellent, fast-paced fun'
By James H Jackson
Murder, madness and military secrets - the Cold War is over, and things are about to get very hot... Bodies are turning up in Siberia, some mutilated, some half-eaten. Has the spectre of cannibalism reared its ugly head again in Russia, or is a bizarre cult at work? For George Lazin, a colonel in Russia's Federal Security Service sent to investigate the robbing of a Siberian diamond train, the question soon becomes a matter of life and death - not just for him but for Russia itself.
Children of the Storm (Kitty Rainbow Trilogy, Book 2)
By Wendy Robertson
An encounter with a dying Frenchman changes a young woman's life forever... In the second instalment of the Kitty Rainbow trilogy by Wendy Robertson, Children of the Storm is a passionate saga of tragedy, love and madness during the First World War. Perfect for fans of Rita Bradshaw and Sheila Newberry.The First World War. Pupil-teacher Mara Scorton's world is one of ill-lit classrooms and the sight of unshod feet shining purplish in the cold winter light. And, though she is little more than a girl herself, Mara loves her job in the Hartlepool dockland school, despite the imperious ways of her headmaster Mr Clonmel. But her world falls apart when a German warship demolishes the school and Mr Clonmel is killed. Mara is handed a mysterious package by a dying Frenchman addressed to his children in her home town of Priorton. Mara returns home, accompanied by her annoying but seemingly harmless landlady, to her warm unorthodox family. And to the house of Jean-Paul and his deranged, damaged sister Helene - two French refugees who will have long-lasting effect on the stormy years to come... What readers are saying about Children of the Storm: 'Wendy Robertson tells an absorbing story with strong women battling against the odds''The setting moves from the northeast of England to the trenches in France and the makeshift hospitals in Russia, and all are vividly depicted''Five stars'
The Chalk Girl
By Carol O'Connell
The little girl appeared in Central Park: red-haired, blue-eyed, smiling, perfect - except for the blood on her shoulder. It fell from the sky, she said, while she was looking for her uncle, who turned into a tree. Poor child, people thought. And then they found the body in the tree.For NYPD detective, Kathy Mallory, there is something about the girl that she understands. Mallory is damaged, they say, but she can tell a kindred spirit. And this one will lead her to a story of extraordinary crimes; murders stretching back fifteen years, blackmail and complicity and a particular cruelty that only someone with Mallory's history could fully recognise. In the next few weeks, Kathy Mallory will deal with them all ... in her own way.
The Chandler's Daughter
By Victor Pemberton
Left to fend for herself, can Grace hope for happiness again? In The Chandler's Daughter, Victor Pemberton captures the vibrancy of life in pre-war London in the story of one young woman and her path to happiness. Perfect for fans of Dilly Court and Cathy Sharp.'One woman's struggle in the years between the two world wars is the essence of this well-paced and nicely written novel by a popular author' - Coventry Evening Telegraph 1937: The year of the coronation of King George VI and a pivotal year for Grace Higgs. Her father's death brings not only loneliness and heartache, but also the shocking revelation that he was up to his eyes in debt. Determined to save her father's business, Grace takes up the reins of his horse and cart to walk the bustling streets of Islington. It's not an easy job for a woman on her own, and Grace soon realises she may have to sell up. But Gus Higgs was a man of many surprises, and there is one last discovery for his daughter to make. It's the key to a secret that will change her life for ever, and guarantee that Grace will never be lonely again... What readers are saying about The Chandler's Daughter: 'This is yet another vintage Pemberton and most enjoyable''Always a good and enjoyable read''Five stars'
A Certain Justice
By John Lescroart
A brutal murder rocks a city. An innocent man stands accused. And justice is the next to die. A novel that examines the nature of justice - and injustice - follows an ordinary man who, through no fault of his own, is hounded, hunted, and almost destroyed for a crime he did not commit. Perfect for fans of Michael Connelly and Mark Nolan. 'Catapults Lescroart into the top ranks of crime writers' - PlayboyIn San Francisco--a city of tolerance and hope--everything came apart. One man died at the hands of another. The next victim was killed by a mob. Now fires burn in the night, helicopters throb through the air, and politicians, lawyers and cops vie for the remnants of power. Somewhere in the once-placid streets of San Francisco, a young man is on the run, charged by the media with a crFime he didn't commit, hounded by demagogues, hunted by a desperate police department. One cop knows that Kevin Shea is innocent of a brutal racial murder. An ambitious politician will use Shea for her own ends. And a down-and-out lawyer is all that stands between Kevin Shea and an even more atrocious crime. For when there's no law left, justice is the only hope.What readers are saying about A Certain Justice:'A mystery thriller with twists and turns as fast as a bullet''You'll not be able to put the book down until you've read the last word''Compelling story of how justice can be manipulated by people in high places'
Comfort Me With Apples
By Elizabeth Murphy
It's 1900, but Anna and Dorrie Furlong, young daughters of a strict Liverpool ship's captain, are expected to stay at home in Everton until they marry. Dorrie, beautiful and popular, with numerous admirers, is content to do this, but Anna longs for freedom and independence. James Hargreaves, the only son of a sadistic, domineering mother, has adored Dorrie since first seeing her at church, but lacks the confidence to approach her. Instead, Dorrie marries Michael, a soldier, and moves to London. James and Anna are both left unhappy and try to console each other, and much will happen in their lives before they realise where true happiness lies.
The Complete Beast House Chronicles
By Richard Laymon
Horrific events have made the Beast House infamous. Do you dare to enter? For the first time in one edition, read all four of Richard Laymon's terrifying, gruesome and acclaimed Beast House horror novels.The deeper you go into the Beast House, the darker the nightmares become. If you have nerves of steel and are looking for excitement and adventure, why not take the tour?But don't even think about going into the cellar... What readers are saying about The Beast House Chronicles: 'Dark, disturbing and completely unforgiving. Just how horror should be''A tale of bizarre, almost comic book like, tongue-in-cheek horror''The best book I have read in such a long time'
The Camper Van Coast
By Martin Dorey, Sarah Randell
Hit the road and head for the coast. It's not that far. In fact, if you live in the UK, you will never be more than 70 miles from the great British seaside. And what better way to make the trip than in a camper van? Pull up at the beach, breathe in a lungful of fresh sea air and prepare to have some fun, whatever the time of year you're going. With fabulous fresh, local and seasonal food available to you, why not turn it into a culinary adventure? Snack on spring seaweeds. Feast on freshly caught fish. Roast chestnuts under autumn skies. Celebrate Christmas lunch, camper van style. With ninety-five delicious recipes that can be cooked on just two rings and a whole lot more ideas for living the life, The Camper Van Coast will take you right there. All you have to do is pack in the pac-a-mac and light up the beach fire. You won't regret it.