A charming - and sharp - love story about what it means to fall for someone who is your polar opposite'' Sunday Telegraphbr>_______________________________________________________br>br>Lucy married just the sort of man you might expect: a university graduate who runs his own business. Unfortunately he turned out to have serious dependency issues.br>br>Joseph is shaking off the memory of his last date, a girl who ticked all the right boxes and also drove him up the wall.br>br>On an average Saturday morning in a butcher''s shop in North London, Lucy and Joseph meet on opposite sides of the counter. She is a teacher and mother of two, with a past she is trying to forget; he is an aspiring DJ with a wide-open future that maybe needs to start becoming more focused. Lucy and Joseph are opposites in almost all ways. Can something life-changing grow from uncommon ground?br>br>Nick Hornby''s brilliantly observed, tender and brutally funny new novel gets to the heart of what it means to fall headlong in love with the best possible person - someone who may not be just like you at all.br>_____________________________________________br>br>''Truly funny . . . immensely readable, sharp-eyed and at times hilarious'' Guardianbr>br>''Comedy for our times'' Sunday Timesbr>br>''Sparkles with tip-top dialogue and pin-sharp comic timing'' Daily Mail>
THE INSTANT NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER ''Profound, witty and uplifting'' Observer ''Full of eloquent, cogent and positive reminders of the beauty of life'' Independent The Comfort Book is a collection of consolations learned in hard times and suggestions for making the bad days better. Drawing on maxims, memoir and the inspirational lives of others, these meditations offer new ways of seeing ourselves and the world. This is the book to pick up when you need the wisdom of a friend, the comfort of a hug or a reminder that hope comes from unexpected places.
From Colleen Hoover, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of It Ends With Us ATTRACTION AT FIRST SIGHT CAN BE MESSY... When Tate Collins finds airline pilot Miles Archer passed out in front of her apartment door, it is definitely not love at first sight. They wouldn''t even go so far as to consider themselves friends. But what they do have is an undeniable mutual attraction. He doesn''t want love and she doesn''t have time for a relationship, but their chemistry cannot be ignored. Once their desires are out in the open, they realize they have the perfect set-up, as long as Tate can stick to two rules: Never ask about the past and don''t expect a future. Tate is determined that she can handle it, but when she realises that she can''t, will she be able to say no to her sexy pilot when he lives just next door?
A gripping new novel from No. 1 international bestseller and Swedish crime sensation Camilla Lackberg She is safe... Faye Adelheim deserves the life she has. After fleeing from a violent marriage, she has built her business into a global brand and is living in a beautiful villa in Italy with her daughter.
Or so she thought... But Faye''s life is turned upside down when her murderous ex-husband escapes from prison. Faye has no choice but to return home to confront him.
This will be the fight of her life... Faye will do anything to keep her family safe. But when the dark secrets of her childhood come back to haunt her, she will have to battle like never before to stop her deepest fears from coming true...
Praise for Camilla Lackberg ''A sexy, sensational novel'' No.1 bestselling author Karin Slaughter ''Heart-stopping'' No.1 bestselling author Val McDermid ''Both chilling and thrilling'' Sun ''Pacy...with flashing insight into the dark places of the psyche'' Sunday Times
An incredible new thriller you won''t want to put down!
A shocking murder... It''s a case unlike anything detective Mina Dabiri has seen before. A woman trapped inside a magician''s box, with swords pierced through. Only this time, it''s not a magic trick. It''s murder.
A case which twists and turns... Knowing she has a terrifying killer on her hands, Mina enlists the help of celebrity mentalist, Vincent Walter. Only he can give her an insight into the secret world of magic and illusions.
A ticking clock to stop a serial killer... Mina and Vincent soon discover that the murder victim has the roman numeral III engraved on her leg. The killer is counting down. Unless Mina and Vincent can stop them, there''s going to be three more murders. And time is running out.
Douglas Kennedy''s previous twelve novels include the critically acclaimed bestsellers The Big Picture, The Pursuit of Happiness, A Special Relationship and The Moment . He is also the author of three highly-praised travel books. The Big Picture was filmed with Romain Duris and Catherine Deneuve; The Woman in the Fifth with Ethan Hawke and Kristin Scott Thomas. His work has been translated into twenty-two languages. In 2007 he was awarded the French decoration of Chevalier de l''Ordre des Arts et des Lettres , and in 2009 the inaugural Grand Prix de Figaro . Born in Manhattan in 1955, he has two children and currently divides his time between London, Paris, Berlin, Maine and New York.
The Sunday Times Thriller of the Month ''Stunning . . . one of the most compelling reads of the year'' - Daily Express Expertly researched and visionary in scale, international number one bestseller Ken Follett''s Never is more than a thriller. It imagines a scenario we all hope never comes true, one which will keep you transfixed until the final page . . . A stolen US army drone. A shrinking oasis in the Sahara Desert. A secret stash of deadly chemicals. Each is a threat to global stability. Each can be overcome with only the highest levels of diplomacy. But when those in charge disagree and refuse to back down, an international chain reaction kicks off with potentially catastrophic consequences: a world edging closer to war . . . Now three people must work with the utmost skill to stop that from happening: A spy working undercover with jihadis. A brilliant Chinese spymaster. A US president beleaguered by a populist rival for the next election. The only question is - in a game of brinksmanship, can the inevitable ever be stopped? ''Bold in scale and meticulously researched'' - Sunday Times ''Probably his best yet'' - Stephen King Urgent and fiercely compelling'' - The Washington Post More than 175 million copies sold worldwide. Published in over 80 territories and 37 languages. The international no.1 bestselling phenomenon returns.
Her best yet'' TAYLOR JENKINS REID, Malibu Rising br>''So smart, so funny, so sexy'' BETH O''LEARY, The Roadtripbr>''Book Lovers is Schitt''s Creek for book nerds'' CASEY MCQUISTON, One Last Stopbr>br>------------------------------------------------------------br>One summer. Two rivals. A plot twist they didn''t see coming...br>br> Nora is a cut-throat literary agent at the top of her game. Her whole life is books.br>br> Charlie is an editor with a gift for creating bestsellers. And he''s Nora''s work nemesis.br>br> Nora has been through enough break-ups to know she''s the woman men date before they find their happy-ever-after. That''s why Nora''s sister has persuaded her to swap her desk in the city for a month''s holiday in Sunshine Falls, North Carolina. It''s a small town straight out of a romance novel, but instead of meeting sexy lumberjacks, handsome doctors or cute bartenders, Nora keeps bumping into...Charlie.br>br> She''s no heroine. He''s no hero. So can they take a page out of an entirely different book?br>br> Binge-read The Hating Game and now looking to escape into another suitably steamy love story? Look no further... Set over one sizzling August, BOOK LOVERS is the new chemistry-filled ''rivals to lovers'' romcom from New York Times #1 bestseller Emily Henrybr>br> ------------------------------------------------------------br> WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT EMILY HENRYbr>br>''A rom-com lover''s dream of a book. Razor-sharp and featuring a fierce heroine who does not apologise for her ambition. A breath of fresh air.'' TAYLOR JENKINS REID, author of Malibu Risingbr>br> ''Her characters fizz like good champagne, they leap off the page and into your heart'' JOSIE SILVER, author of One Day in Decemberbr>br> ''Full of sexual tension and tantalizing possibility.'' BETH O''LEARY, author of The Roadtripbr>br> ''Emily Henry is my newest automatic-buy author . . . a heartfelt, funny, tender escape that you wish could last forever'' JODI PICOULT, author of The Book of Two Waysbr>br>''I would follow Emily Henry anywhere. A small town, a literary enterprise, a bookstore to rescue, and sex in moonlit streams? Yes, please! Book Lovers is sexy, funny, and smart'' EMMA STRAUB, author of All Adults Herebr>br>''Charming, earnest, and clever. A total delight for anyone who''s ever secretly rooted for the career girl in a Hallmark movie. Nobody does it quite like Emily Henry'' CASEY MCQUISTON, author of One Last Stopbr>br>''Original, sparkling bright and layered with feeling. If whipcrack banter and sexual tension is your catnip, you''ll adore this book'' SALLY THORNE, author of The Hating Gamebr>br>''I could not devour Book Lovers fast enough. Emily Henry is pure delight. I''m utterly enchanted by her wry sense of humour, the relish that she brings to every cleverly crafted sentence, and her irrepressible love for love'' Katherine Centre, author of Things You Save in a Firebr>br>''Emily Henry''s books are a gift, the perfect balance between steamy and sweet. The prose is effortless, the characters charming. The only downside is reaching the end'' V. E Schwab, author of The Invisible Life of Addie LaRubr>br> ''Full of banter, heat, and sexual tension. A gorgeous page-turner of a novel'' LAURA JANE WILLIAMS, author of Our Stopbr>br>''A compulsively readable book full of sparkling wit, dazzling prose and a romance that grabbed me by the heart and wouldn''t let me go'' ABBY JIMENEZ, author of The Happy ever After Playlist>
Full of romance, hijinks, and longing, Good Girl Complex is Elle Kennedy at her very best... She does everything right. So what could go wrong? Mackenzie ''Mac'' Cabot is a people pleaser. Her demanding parents. Her prep school friends. Her long-time boyfriend. It''s exhausting, really, always following the rules. Unlike most twenty-year-olds, all she really wants to do is focus on growing her internet business, but first she must get a college degree at her parents'' insistence. That means moving to the beachside town of Avalon Bay, a community made up of locals and the wealthy students of Garnet College. Mac''s had plenty of practice suppressing her wilder impulses, but when she meets local bad boy Cooper Hartley, that ability is suddenly tested. Cooper is rough around the edges. Raw. Candid. A threat to her ordered existence. Their friendship soon becomes the realest thing in her life. Despite his disdain for the trust-fund kids he sees coming and going from his town, Cooper soon realizes Mac isn''t just another rich clone and falls for her. Hard. But as Mac finally starts feeling accepted by Cooper and his friends, the secret he''s been keeping from her threatens the only place she''s ever felt at home.