The new book features renowned Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon and is set in the heart of Europe. There, he is drawn into a harrowing world centred on one of history's most enduring and mysterious literary masterpieces.
A counter-terror operation, codenamed Wildlife, is being mounted in Britain's most precious colony. Its purpose: to capture and abduct a high-value jihadist arms-buyer. Its authors: an ambitious Foreign Office Minister, and a private defence contractor who is also his close [...]
Hannah Connelly, a twenty-eight-year old designer and rising star in the fashion world, is plunged into a web of horror and grief when she learns that Connelly Fine Reproductions, the family-owned furniture business founded by her grandfather, has been levelled by an [...]
This deluxe desk reference includes a hardbound volume of the most popular scenarios from all 11 "Worst-Case Scenario" handbooks, plus the entire contents of all the books on a fully searchable CD.
Written with Salter's signature economy of prose, All That Is fiercely, fluidly explores a life unfolding in a world on the brink of change: a dazzling, sometimes devastating labyrinth of love and ambition, of the small shocks and grand pleasures of being alive.
Filled with sketches and specially commissioned photographs of her large-scale tattoos, and drawing on stories from her own life and the lives of her clients, the renowned artist writes candidly about her greatest desires, fears, successes, and failures.
From the award-winning author of Half of a Yellow Sun, a powerful new novel-her first in seven years: a story of love and race centred around a young man and woman from Nigeria who face difficult choices and challenges in the countries they come to call home.
The autobiography of the legend many--including Eric Clapton, John Mayer, and the late Stevie Ray Vaughn--refer to as the greatest blues guitarist of all time, and whose story--which features such greats as Willie Dixon, Muddy Waters, and the Rolling Stones--stands at the [...]
Don is a genetics professor who just might be somewhere on the autistic spectrum and heis getting married. He just doesn't know who to yet. But he has designed a very detailed questionnaire to help him find the perfect woman. And it's definitely not Rosie.
Born almost a hundred years ago in Vienna - the cultural heart of a bourgeois Mitteleurope - Eric Hobsbawm, who was to become one of the most brilliant and original historians of our age, was uniquely placed to observe an era of titanic social and artistic change. As the [...]
One night George Duncan is woken by a noise in his garden. Impossibly, a great white crane has tumbled to earth shot through its wing by a giant arrow. Wise, magical, romantic and funny, The Crane Wife is hugely entertaining. A celebration of the disruptive and redemptive [...]
A middle-aged deaf mute with the mental age of a child is found dead - an 'accidental' overdose of his mother's sleeping pills. Brunetti is surprised at how little was known about this man-child - there are no official records to show he existed. What was his life like? [...]
Why are some nations more prosperous than others? This book sets out to answer this question, with a compelling and elegantly argued new theory: that it is not down to climate, geography or culture, but because of institutions. It explains why the world is divided into [...]
Six years have passed since Jake Sanders watched Natalie, the love of his life, marry another man. Six years of hiding a broken heart by throwing himself into his career as a college professor.