The year is 1051.
The beautiful and angry Queen Edith curses the ground her husband, Edward the Confessor, hunts on and all its future owners.
Five centuries later, Richard Weston, a shrewd politician and rising member of Henry VIIIâ€™s court, is awarded the land and builds a magnificent manor house.
But his family is living in the shadow of the curse and must soon pay its price.
For his son and heir, Francis Weston, will be executed for a crime he did not commit â€”...
When Jacob Jankowski, recently orphaned and suddenly adrift, jumps onto a passing train, he enters a world of freaks, grifters, and misfits the Benzini Brothers Most Spectacular Show on Earth a second-rate travelling circus struggling to survive during the Great Depression, making one-night stands in town after endless town.
Jacob, a veterinary student who almost earned his degree, is put in charge of caring for the circus menagerie. It is there that he meets Marlena, the beautiful...
Paradise, Idaho, may not be the largest town, but for newly minted professor Zoe Santangelo, it's the first step on the path to her big break. After teaching in a small Idaho school, her next stop is the Ivy League, and no one is going to stand in her way. She'll do what it takes to move up, to protect her students from a creepy campus stalker--and to protect her heart from Cal Jackson, the hot, hunky cowboy who keeps coming to her rescue.
After a career-ending injury, Cal has...
Fourth book in the Dividing Line series.
Life is good in Devon for Rachel and Ryan Law until a tragic loss brings them back to Manchester. Their return sends the volatile Alex Maguire over the edge and his behaviour becomes increasingly unhinged as he turns on those closest to him.
In desperation, Mikey and Jez commit an act that causes the situation to explode and Alex sets his sights set on the person he considers responsible for every ill that has ever befallen him. Rachel...
When I was told we were going to London to study Living History, I thought they were joking. But here I am! Rafe Khatchadorian â€“ global jetsetter!
Now all I need to do is find a way of avoiding the school bully, getting Jeanne Galletta to talk to me, and try not to get lost in London.
But things are never that simple. So fasten your seatbelts and hold on tight, because this could be a very bumpy flightâ€¦
Creatures that once lived in the shadows, hidden from humankind, have risen, spreading like a plague across the globe over the course of a single night. Their numbers growing exponentially through infection, these seemingly unkillable creatures have swallowed up whole cities and collapsed unprepared governments.
Survivors call it The Purge.
Against all odds, a disparate group of survivors has emerged from that blood-soaked...
Erik Cain joined the marines to get off death row. The deal was simple; enlist to fight in space and he would be pardoned for all his crimes.
In the 23rd Century, assault troops go to war wearing AI-assisted, nuclear-powered armor, but it is still men and blood that win battles. From one brutal campaign to the next, Erik and his comrades fight an increasingly desperate war over the resource rich colony worlds that have become vital to the economies of Earth's exhausted and...
It's better to die by the gun than die by the dead.
Ninaâ€™s life was irrevocably changed when humanityâ€™s dead began to rise.
Now, she lives behind the walls.
The barricaded cities, erected by the government to protect the remnants of civilization, have become a brutal dictatorship- causing the inhabitants within to starve, steal and claw for survival. Life behind the walls has become as terrifying as roaming the zombie-ridden landscape beyond.
Citizens trade what they...
Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hourâ€¦
Sir Winston Churchill was a soldier, journalist, writer, Nobel Prize winner and, above all, a leader. Conservative then Liberal then Conservative again, his political instincts won him a sustained career at the summit of British government, while his resolve and politics of personality made him broadly regarded as one of the greatest wartime leaders of the 20th century.
With his early radicalism, bold decisions regarding the...
A gritty tale of family and a love that holds no bounds, from the best-selling author of Nobodys Girl and A Fathers RevengeCelia Frost has always thought herself a cut above the other residents of Lark Rise in Battersea. When her beloved son, Thomas, starts seeing Amy Miller, a girl from the bottom of the Rise, Celia disapproves, thinking her common.When Celia's husband leaves her and Thomas announces he is to marry Amy, she is more determined than ever to split them up.Celia...
They told her she killed her son. She served her time. But what if they lied?
I have no memory of what happened but I was told I killed my son. And you believe what your loved ones, your doctor and the police tell you, don't you?
My name is Emma Cartwright. Three years ago I was Susan Webster, and I murdered my twelve-week-old son Dylan. I was sent to Oakdale Psychiatric Institute for my crime, and four weeks ago I was released early on parole with a new identity, address and a...
After the death of her beloved cousin, Lana Andrews has to get away to be alone, to grieve. She rents a quaint little beach house in Plymouth MA. Little does she know she would meet that one special love, an unexpected love. That one true love is Mike Ramsey, and he's a U.S. Marshal and the beach house owner...
When ex-CIA analyst Tom Butler stumbles across evidence of a conspiracy that will destroy America as a free nation, he must do whatever he can before it's too late.
Not knowing who he can trust, Butler has to resort to extreme measures to reveal the true nature of America's Trust. As he nears his goal, America is plunged into crisis. A war everyone thought would happen fifty years earlier, suddenly and inexplicably, raises its...
Enter the Netherworldeâ€¦
Become the Changeling.
'An exciting story, fast-moving' â€“ Simon Clark
The first instalment of The Changeling Series, Isle of Winds is an engrossing tale written in the traditions of high story-telling while carving out a magical new realm. It is perfect for fans of The Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter.
When Poppy McKeever moves to an old cottage on Dartmoor she soon realises her new life is not as straight-forward as it seems.
Her stepmother is acting strangely and her adrenalin-junkie brother Charlie is on the hunt for big cats. But will Charlie's obsession lead the two children into dangerous territory?
And when Poppy is faced with a terrible dilemma - to save her brother or the pony she has always longed for - who will she choose?
â€śMy name is Harriet Manners, and I am a geek.â€ť
Harriet Manners knows that the hottest observed place on earth is Furnace Creek in Death Valley.
She knows that dolphins shed the top layer of their skin every two hours.
And she knows just how badly auditions can go, especially when youâ€™re a model.
But she has no idea how to get herself out of the extreme embarrassment of the school play or what to do when arch-nemesis Alexa decides itâ€™s the perfect opportunity to...
Greed, terrorism, and simple bad luck conspire to bring mankind to its knees as a viral infection spreads out of control, reducing those infected to undead horrors that feed upon the rest.
It's a time of misery and death for most, however there are some who are lucky, some who are ruthless, and some who are just too damned tough to go down without a fight. This is their story.
What the readers say about The Apocalypse:
"No frills, just raw and earnest...
The legendary hero Allanon takes center stage in the first of three gripping new stand-alone eBook short stories set in the world of the fantasy-fiction phenomenon that is Shannara - by beloved New York Times bestselling author Terry Brooks.
The history is thus: The once-Druid Brona, seduced by his pursuit of dark magic, was forever transformed into the Warlock Lord - whose evil would be the downfall of the Four Lands and the death of the Races. Against him, the Elven King Jerle...