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It is the mid-1800s. At Sweet Home in Kentucky, an era is ending as slavery comes under attack from the abolitionists. For Sethe, Paul D. Halle and the others, the benign imprisonment of Sweet Home is destroyed. By the Nobel Prize-winning author of "Song of Solomon" and "Tar Baby".
*Pre-order the paperback now* This killer has got inside Harry''s head. And now he''s coming for YOU.
''Nesbo is one of today''s most interesting thriller writers, a 100% buy-today-read-tonight delight'' Lee Child *** Two young women are missing. Strangers to each other, but last seen at the same party. When the body of one of them is found with fresh stitches along her hairline, the hunt is on to find a murderer with singular methods.
Catching this criminal calls for a detective with a singular mind.
Only Harry Hole can stop this ingenious psychopath. But Harry is gone: struck off the force, down and out in LA. It seems like nothing can entice him back to Oslo. Until someone close to him comes under threat.
But there is more to this case than meets the eye and the clock is ticking to find the missing woman, before the body count rises.
*** ''Nesbo deploys all the key ingredients of a cracking good thriller... effortless'' Guardian ''The undisputed king of Scandinavian crime fiction'' The Times *** Killing Moon is the 13th novel in the Harry Hole series, although each title reads as a standalone.
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Set during a year that begins with France's fall to the Nazis in June 1940 and ends with Germany turning its attention to Russia, this work falls into two parts. The first part is a depiction of a group of Parisians as they flee the Nazi invasion; and the second follows the inhabitants of a rural community under occupation.
Madeline Whittier is allergic to the outside world. So allergic, in fact, that she has never left the house in all of her seventeen years. But when Olly moves in next door, and wants to talk to Maddie, tiny holes start to appear in the protective bubble her mother has built around her. Olly writes his IM address on a piece of paper, shows it at her window, and suddenly, a door opens. But does Maddie dare to step outside her comfort zone?
The bestselling new book by the author of the award-winning bestseller, THE TRAVELLING CAT CHRONICLES ''Bewitching and comforting'' TELEGRAPH It''s not the journey that counts, but who''s at your side.
Seven wry and heart-melting tales of cats and their humans, including an episode featuring Nana from THE TRAVELLING CAT CHRONICLES, who once again is refusing to be re-homed by his despairing owner. A father and son visit the ''island of cats'', so-called for all the strays who gather there as a boy learns to accept his father''s new wife; in ''Tom, Dear Tom'', a woman grows to understand her cat will never give up his early morning wake-up caterwauling; in ''Schrodinger''s Cat'', a father learns how to be a the best husband and parent he can be; and the titular ''The Goodbye Cat'' yearns to outlive his owner so that he won''t have to see his passing ...
The Goodbye Cat is wholeheartedly and unabashedly about love and the celebration of the wondrous spell cats cast on our relationships with them, with other humans, and indeed with the world.
READERS LOVE THE GOODBYE CAT - Wonderful! These cats are charming and truly come alive. The book is full of human - or rather, cat kindness***** - Not all the stories have happy endings, and some make you cry, but the book leaves you with a warm feeling inside***** - I read this book right after The Travelling Cat Chronicles and it really got to me. I can''t wait to read more books by Arikawa***** - Irresistible. This is the first time since The Travelling Cat Chronicles that I cried my eyes out***** - I''m glad I didn''t read it outside because I couldn''t stop crying. Truly heartwarming*****
The Sunday Times and New York Times Bestseller. Winner at The National Book Awards 2018 Everything you love about Ottolenghi, made simple.
Yotam Ottolenghi's award-winning recipes are always a celebration: an unforgettable combination of abundance, taste and surprise. Ottolenghi SIMPLE is no different, with 130 brand-new dishes that contain all the inventive elements and flavour combinations that Ottolenghi is loved for, but with minimal hassle for maximum joy.
Bursting with colourful photography, Ottolenghi SIMPLE showcases Yotam's standout dishes that will suit whatever type of cooking you find easy - whether that's getting wonderful food on the table in under 30 minutes, using just one pot to make a delicious meal, or a flavoursome dish that can be prepared ahead and then served when you're ready.
These brilliant, flavour-forward dishes are all SIMPLE in at least one (but very often more than one) way:
S - short on time: less than 30 minutes I - 10 ingredients or less M - make ahead P - pantry L - lazy E - easier than you think Ottolenghi SIMPLE is the stunning new cookbook we have all been wishing for: Yotam Ottolenghi's vibrant food made easy.
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Auggie wants to be an ordinary ten-year-old. He does ordinary things - eating ice cream, playing on his Xbox. He feels ordinary - inside. But ordinary kids don't make other ordinary kids run away screaming in playgrounds. Ordinary kids aren't stared at wherever they go.
- Random house uk
- 12 July 2023
From the author of the globally bestselling, multi-million-copy classic, The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, comes its astonishing and powerful sequel.
''Gripping and well-honed...consummately constructed, humming with tension... a defence of literature''s need to shine a light on the darkest aspects of human nature and it does so with a novelist''s skill, precision and power'' The Guardian ''When is a monster''s child culpable? Guilt and complicity are multifaceted. John Boyne is a maestro of historical fiction. You can''t prepare yourself for the magnitude and emotional impact of this powerful novel.'' John Irving ''An incredible feat of storytelling. All the Broken Places is a stark confrontation of evil, an examination of guilt and deflection, and an old-fashioned page-turner. John treads the finest of narrative lines with skill and grace and proves himself yet again to be among the world''s greatest storytellers. '' Donal Ryan Ninety-one-year-old Gretel Fernsby has lived in the same mansion block in London for decades. She leads a comfortable, quiet life, despite her dark and disturbing past. She doesn''t talk about her escape from Germany over seventy years before. She doesn''t talk about the post-war years in France with her mother. Most of all, she doesn''t talk about her father, the commandant of one of the most notorious Nazi concentration camps.
Then, a young family moves into the apartment below her. In spite of herself, Gretel can''t help but begin a friendship with the little boy, Henry, though his presence brings back memories she would rather forget. One night, she witnesses a violent argument between Henry''s mother and his domineering father, one that threatens Gretel''s hard-won, self-contained existence.
Gretel is faced with a chance to expiate her guilt, grief and remorse and act to save a young boy - for the second time in her life. But to do so, she will be forced to reveal her true identity to the world. Will she make a different choice this time, whatever the cost to herself?
All the Broken Places is a devastating, beautiful story about a woman who must confront the sins of her past and a present in which it is never too late for bravery.
In the heart of Italy, Harvard professor of symbology, Robert Langdon, is drawn into a harrowing world centered on one of history's most enduring and mysterious literary masterpieces . Dante's Inferno. Against this backdrop, Langdon battles a chilling adversary and grapples with an ingenious riddle. By the author of The Da Vinci Code .
''A belter of a thriller'' THE TIMES ''A master storyteller . . . an important book for our particular historical moment'' OBSERVER ''His best since Fatherland'' SUNDAY TIMES ''From what is it they flee?'' He took a while to reply. By the time he spoke the men had gone inside. He said quietly, ''They killed the King.'' 1660. Colonel Edward Whalley and his son-in-law, Colonel William Goffe, cross the Atlantic. Having been found guilty of high treason for the murder of Charles the I, they are wanted and on the run. A reward hangs over their heads - for their capture, dead or alive.
In London, Richard Nayler, secretary of the regicide committee of the Privy Council, is tasked with tracking down the fugitives. He''ll stop at nothing until the two men are brought to justice.
Act of Oblivion is an epic journey across continents, and a chase like no other.
''A ripping page-turner'' FINANCIAL TIMES ''You could not do better than this'' DAILY TELEGRAPH
The Talbots are having one last party at their family home. But Effie hasn''t been invited . . . Effie''s still not over her parents splitting up a year ago and her dad and his new girlfriend are posting photos everywhere (with the hashtags #viagraworks and #sexinyoursixties). Now they''re selling the beloved family home and holding a ''house-cooling'' party, but Effie hasn''t been invited. Then she remembers her precious Russian dolls, safely tucked away up a chimney, and has no choice but to go back for them. She''ll just creep in, grab the dolls and leave. No one will know she was ever there. But Effie can''t find the dolls. And as she secretly clambers around dusty attics, hides under tables and tries (and fails) to avoid bumping into her ex-boyfriend, she discovers unexpected truths about her family - and even about herself. With time running out, Effie starts to wonder if the only way to find out what''s really going on with her family is to simply crash the party...
Most are here to recharge and refresh. But someone''s here for revenge . . . The addictive new thriller from the global bestselling author of The Sanatorium . ___________________________________ An eco-wellness retreat has opened on an island off the coast of Devon, promising rest and relaxation - but the island itself, known locally as Reaper''s Rock, has a dark past. Once the playground of a serial killer, it''s rumoured to be cursed. DS Elin Warner is called to the retreat when a young woman''s body is found on the rocks below the yoga pavilion, in what seems to be a tragic fall. But the victim wasn''t a guest - she wasn''t meant to be on the island at all. When a man drowns in a diving incident the following day, Elin starts to suspect that there''s nothing accidental about these deaths. But why would someone target the retreat - and who else is in danger? Elin must find the killer - before the island''s history starts to repeat itself . . . PRAISE FOR SARAH PEARSE: ''This spine-tingling, atmospheric thriller has it all . . . A must-read.'' Richard Osman, bestselling author of The Thursday Murder Club ''An absolutely splendid Gothic thriller.'' A. J. Finn, bestselling author of The Woman in the Window '' An addictive, creepy and twisting read.'' Stylist ''Dark, suspenseful and downright chilling . . . it had me on the edge of my seat from the first page.'' Sally Hepworth, author of The Mother-in-Law ''A mix of whodunnit and psychological thriller with hints of horror, this fine debut [...] is smartly structured and often powerful.'' Sunday Times ''A chillingly vivid thriller in a fantastic setting.'' T M Logan, bestselling author of The Holiday ''A menacing, creepy debut [...] echoes of Hitchcock and du Maurier.'' Daily Mail ''An eerie atmospheric novel that had me completely on the edge of my seat.'' Reese Witherspoon, for Reese''s Book Club
The hallmarks of Haruki Murakami''s longer fiction are all here; an enigmatic eeriness which hints at the supernatural in everyday situations, a love of jazz and baseball, and the nourishing nostalgia of pop music>
Donna Leon is author of the much-loved, best-selling series of novels featuring Commissario Brunetti and one of The Times'' 50 Greatest Crime Writers. Widely considered one of the best detective series ever, with admirers including Ursula K. Le Guin and Antonia Fraser, the Brunetti Mysteries have won numerous awards around the world and been translated into thirty-five languages.>
JO NESBO: #1 Sunday Times bestseller, #1 New York Times bestseller, 40 million books sold worldwide He''s the best cop they''ve got. When a drug bust turns into a bloodbath it''s up to Inspector Macbeth and his team to clean up the mess. He''s also an ex-drug addict with a troubled past. He''s rewarded for his success. Power. Money. Respect. They''re all within reach. But a man like him won''t get to the top. Plagued by hallucinations and paranoia, Macbeth starts to unravel. He''s convinced he won''t get what is rightfully his. Unless he kills for it.
Karoo is a professional fixer of other people's scripts and, by his own acknowledgement, he ruins them all. Calamity and comedy follows shambolic Saul Karoo as his life breaks down. He is a man prone to luck both good and bad, and when a young woman with a strange connection to his past shows up, the plot of his own life comes into sharp focus.
To learn about yourself, explore the world around you.
Drawing on the rich experience of his own life, bestselling author Paulo Coelho takes us back in time to relive the dreams of a generation that longed for peace and dared to challenge the established social order.
In HIPPIE, he tells the story of Paulo, a skinny Brazilian with a goatee and long hair, setting off on a journey in search of a deeper meaning for his life.
He travels on the famous 'Death Train to Bolivia', then on to Peru, later hitchhiking through Chile and Argentina. In the famous Dam Square in Amsterdam he finds young people playing music, while discussing sexual liberation, the expansion of consciousness and the search for an inner truth.
There he meets Karla, a Dutch woman in her twenties who has been waiting to find the ideal companion to accompany her on the fabled hippie trail to Nepal. Together with their fellow travellers, they embark on a trip aboard the Magic Bus, heading across Europe and Central Asia to Kathmandu.
For everyone, the journey is transformative. For Paulo and Karla it is a life-defining love story that leads to choices that will set the course of the rest of their lives.
The Republic of Gilead offers Offred only one option : to breed. If she deviates, she will, like all dissenters, be hanged at the wall or sent out to die slowly of radiation sickness. But even a repressive state cannot obliterate desire - neither Offred's nor that of the two men on whom her future hangs.