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by Susannah Constantine
‘A modern day Nancy Mitford.' Sir Elton John‘Fans of Downton Abbey will love this.' Davina McCallChristmas morning, 1969. All eleven-year-old Esme Munroe wants for Christmas is for her mother to be on one of her ‘good' days ...
by Guadalupe Nettel
by Jenny Diski
by Jojo Moyes
Lou Clark has lots of questions. Like how it is she's ended up working in an airport bar, spending every shift watching other people jet off to new places. Or why the flat she's owned for a year still doesn't feel like home. Whether her ...
by Jojo Moyes
Lou Clark has lots of questions.<BR>Like how it is she's ended up working in an airport bar.<BR>Whether her family can ever forgive her.<BR>And will she ever get over the love of her life.<BR>What she knows for certain is that something has to ...
by Julie Buxbaum
<p>On a tree-lined street in affluent Notting Hill, brilliant, beautiful Lucy Stafford was murdered in broad daylight while walking her 8-year-old daughter Sophie to school. Stunned, Lucy's best friend Ellie Lerner boards a plane to London for ...eBook
by Kathy Giuffre
Kathy Giuffre wants to escape from her stressful life working full-time and raising two young children on her own. When a new boyfriend agrees to join her for a year in Rarotonga with her young sons, she takes a sabbatical from ...
by Rosamund Lupton
by Rachel Seiffert
<p>To love someone, need you know everything about them?</p> <p>When Alice and Joseph meet, they fall quickly into a tentative but serious relationship. Both are still young and hopeful of each other, but each brings with them an emotional ...eBook
by David Francis
<DIV><P>Twelve-year-old Day rides out of the remote family farm where he grew up, grieving the curious death of his mother and escaping his frightening father, sure of only one thing – that he will never return. Working as a stable-boy, he
by Virginia Duigan
When the sex in Vivien Quarry's thirty-two-year marriage dwindles to nothing, her husband Geoff finally gives her a reason: ‘Men are hardwired to not find older women attractive'. This unforgivable statement, uttered by a man long past ...
by J. M. Coetzee
<p><em>I am falling, I think, I am falling: welcome sweet sleep. Then at the very edge of oblivion something looms up and pulls me back, something whose name can only be dread.</em></p> <p>Mrs Curren, a Cape Town classics professor, is an ...eBook
by Karen Thompson Walker
'It is never what you worry over that comes to pass in the end. The real catastrophies are always different - unimagined, unprepared for, unknown…' One morning, Julia and her parents wake up in their suburban home in California to ...
by Jean-Paul Sartre
Set in the volatile Paris summer of 1938, <i>The Age of Reason</i> follows two days in the life of Mathieu Delarue, a philosophy teacher, and his circle in the cafes and bars of Montparnasse. Mathieu has so far managed to contain sex and ...
by Tom Rob Smith
Moscow, 1965. Former Secret Service agent Leo Demidov is forbidden to travel with his wife and daughters to New York as part of a 'Peace Tour', meant to foster better relations between the two Cold War enemies. Leo's natural paranoia reaches its
by John le Carré
<p><strong>Pre-order John le Carr<strong><strong>é</strong></strong>'s new novel <em>Agent Running in the Field</em> now, and be one of the first to read it.</strong></p> <p><strong>'No other writer has charted - pitilessly for politicians but ...eBook
by Alan Paton
<p><em>Ah, But Your Land is Beautiful</em> is set in the 1950s, the time of the Passive Resistance campaign, the Sophiatown removals, the emergence of the South African Liberal Party and the early stages of the Nationalist government in power. ...eBook
by Rupert Thomson
<p>At the turn of the century Théophile and Suzanne Valence sail into the Mexican copper-mining town of Santa Sofìa. Théo has travelled here to build a metal church designed by his mentor, the great engineer Gustave Eiffel. His wife Suzanne, ...eBook
and Other Stories
by Iceberg Slim
Airtight Willie and Me is a collection of six tales from the underground, all of them characterized by Iceberg Slim's distinctive and unforgettable prose. From the opening story, in which Slim meets Airtight Willie, one of New York's slickest ...eBook
by Emma Donoghue
Noah Selvaggio is a retired chemistry professor and widower living on the Upper West Side, but born in the South of France. He is days away from his long-awaited first trip back to Nice, but he receives a call from social services: Noah is the ...