Another magical read from the author of THE SHADOW OF THE WIND. An idyllic summer turns into a nightmare when a young girl discovers the secrets locked inside a toymaker's crumbling mansion.
Examines how the wealthy classes have contributed to growing inequality in society and explains how the quest to increase wealth has hindered the country's economic growth as well as its efforts to solve its most pressing economic problems.
When the rains came they found the girl's face. Just her face. At least that was how it appeared... On a perfect summer evening in 1954, sixteen-year-old Nancy Denton walked into the woods of her hometown of Whytesburg, Mississippi. She was never seen again. Two decades on, [...]
Lennox is looking for legitimate cases - anything's better than working for the Three Kings, the crime bosses who run Glasgow's underworld. So when a woman comes into his office and hires him to follow her husband, it seems the perfect case...
Abattoir worker Terry Borders' love life is crippled by the stench of death that clings to his skin from his days spent slaughtering cows; teenage vegan Geldof 'Scabby' Peters alternates between scratching furiously at his rash and baiting his overbearing New Age mother.
Instructs readers to collect a spectrum of quirky items: something that is miniature, a stain that is green, something from the year you were born, a used envelope, and more.
From the No.1 New York Times bestselling author of Running With Scissors comes a groundbreaking book that explores how to survive the "un-survivable" and will challenge your notion of self-help books. Told with Burroughs's unique voice, black humor, and in-your-face advice, [...]
The latest gripping thriller from worldwide bestselling author David Baldacci. The Hit will feature freelance hitman Will Robie, who first appeared in The Innocent.
If a country wants to remain economically vibrant, it needs to manufacture things. In recent years, however, many nations have become obsessed with making money out of selling services, leaving the real business of manufacturing to others. This book is about how all that is [...]
A threat has been made. An ultimatum delivered. Innocent people are in mortal danger. DC Tina Boyd and DI Mike Bolt have just twelve hours to stop the terrorists - before its too late. Dont miss the new novel from Simon Kernick, the master of the race-against-time thriller.
What if you had an infinite number of chances to live your life? Would you be able to save the world from its destiny? LIFE AFTER LIFE follows Ursula Todd as she lives through the turbulent events of the last century again and again. Profound, inventive and compelling, this [...]
At the heart of the story is an interracial couple, Steve and Jabulile, living in a newly - tentatively - free South Africa, he a university lecturer she a lawyer, both comrades in the Struggle and now parents of children born in freedom.There is nothingso extraordinary [...]
Recent years have seen the Eurozone in crisis. Greece, Portugal and Ireland are on brink of economic catastrophe, and a number of other EU countries weak enough to follow, with dire consequences for the global economy. The Great Eurozone Disaster presents a bold vision for [...]