When masked men attempt to kidnap the mistress of the biggest gangster in Europe, they make two fatal mistakes.
They snatch the wrong woman.
And they cross the wrong detective.
The murder team in West End Central are reeling from the brutal death of a beloved colleagu... read more
'The unhappiness that I need and long for . . . is of the kind that will let me suffer with eagerness and die with lust. That is the unhappiness, or happiness, that I am waiting for.'Alienated from society, Harry Haller is the Steppenwolf, wild, strange and shy. His desp... read more
|Author:||Bram Stoker; Maurice Hindle (Introduction by, Notes by); Christopher Frayling (Preface by); Ang Lee (Illustrator)|
|Series:||Penguin Classics Ser.|
'I am Dracula. And I bid you welcome to my house?He is deathly pale. His fingernails are cut to sharp points. His teeth protrude menacingly from his mouth in clouds of rancid breath... Yet even Count Dracula?s unnerving appearance and the frightened reaction of the local peasants fail to wa... read more
Britain has lost the Falklands war, Margaret Thatcher battles Tony Benn for power and Alan Turing achieves a breakthrough in artificial intelligence. In a world not quite like this one, two lovers will be tested beyond their understanding. Machines Like Me occurs in an... read more
Mona and her aunt live in a little cottage on the edge of the Somerset estate, where her aunt sews wonderful dresses for the lady of the house. Mona never knew her mother or father, but Aunty has always looked after her - and Mona knows she can always talk to her mum wher... read more
Funny, charming and captivating, with a plot within a plot, and a girl who is looking for love in all the wrong places.
Vanessa Rooney is a thirty-something dental hygienist who finds herself a single mum with a hole in her heart where her husband had been. S
omehow she... read more
In this entertaining collection of stories, Louis de Bernieres introduces us to a man who turns his life around through developing his hobby of collecting cat-food tin labels.
We also meet a traveller who embarks on a confusing love affair in Colombia, a dolphin roma... read more
The basis for the PBS Masterpiece series starring Samantha Bond (Downton Abbey) and Francesca Annis (Cranford) Away from the frontlines of World War II, in towns and villages across Great Britain, ordinary women were playing a vital role in their country's war effort. As members of the... read more
|Series:||Dragon Empire Ser.|
An exciting new adventure filled with diverse characters, strong heroes and heroines and wild creatures from the bestselling author of White Tiger. Corporal Jian Choumaliis on the mission of a lifetime - security officer on one of Earth's huge gener... read more
Nobody visits Eerie-on-Sea in the winter. Especially not when darkness falls and the wind howls around Maw Rocks and the wreck of the battleship Leviathan, where even now some swear they have seen the unctuous Malamander creep…
Herbert Lemon, Lost-and-Founder at the Gran... read more
Chilling story…stunning' Clare Mackintosh ‘Taps into every woman's fear that she will not be believed' Mel McGrath, author of The Guilty Party ‘Deep. Dark. Utterly addictive…you can't unread this story. It will haunt you' Teresa Driscoll, author of T... read more
A moving story of love, loss and survival against the odds by the bestselling author of The Last of the Bonegilla Girls.Melbourne, 1942: War has engulfed Europe and now the Pacific, and Australia, is fighting for its future. For spinster Flora Thomas, however, nothing much has cha... read more