Itâ€™s four in the morning and Emily is heading home on a London Underground train. But the Night Tube is running slow tonight â€“ delays caused by a signal failure, as usual.
The train stops again, stuck in a tunnel between Tube stations. And then the lights go off. The motors cut out. Silence from the driver.
All the doors slide open at the same time, exposing the passengers to the tunnel.
To let them out?
Or to let something in?
Hounded. Haunted. Hunted. She is the most important person in the world. She is The Key.
In the ancient Turkish city of Ruin, American journalist Liv Adamsen lies in an isolation ward staring at walls as blank as her memory.She knows she entered the monumental Citadel at the heart of Ruin but can remember only darkness. Something strange is stirring within her, whispering that she is â€˜the keyâ€™. But the key to what?For the Ghost, a mercenary operating in the Syrian Desert, Liv...
They were marked for death.
The last words Jamie Ball hears from his fiancÃ©e, Logan Somerville, are in a terrified mobile phone call. She has just driven into the underground car park beneath the block of flats where they live in Brighton. Then she screams and the phone goes dead. The police are on the scene within minutes, but Logan has vanished, leaving behind her neatly parked car and mobile phone.
That same afternoon, workmen digging up a park in another part of the city...
CC is trapped by a job she no longer loves in an unfriendly city. So when her new boyfriend decides it's time to sell up and move to the South of France, she decides in seconds to change her life. After all, who wouldn't pick an azure sea, aperitifs and sunshine over a dreary commute and a rainy climate?She hadn't expected a tumbledown farmhouse in the middle of nowhere. Or a motley assortment of surly builders, eccentric farmers and a resentful, terrifying neighbour - who...
As the most outspoken judge on Strictly Come Dancing, Craig Revel Horwood is no stranger to controversy and is notorious for his cutting put-downs and often brutal honesty. In "All Balls and Glitter", Craig turns the spotlight on himself and is at his most candid yet. Craig tells his remarkable life story, beginning with his childhood in Australia, and spills the secrets of his celebrity encounters.
A compelling tale of ordinary East Enders caught up in extraordinary times, from the Sunday Timesbestselling author
August 1914, London. Britain has just declared war on Germany, and the whole country seems to be in uproar. Flora, Hilda and Will, who grew up together in St Boniface orphanage sit in the sunshine in Hyde Park on a rare day off, discussing the impending war and the changes it will bring to their lives. Will means to go...
The end of the world is finally here. And it will be nothing like what youâ€™d expect.
All over the earth, strange and horrific events begin to unfold. A US combat team in Iraq comes under attack from mystical forces, an anthropology professor has an eerie encounter at Stonehenge, a runaway teen finds a very...
King Henry V - the great Lion of England - is long dead.
In 1437 his gentle son comes of age and takes the throne. Frail in body and mind, King Henry VI is dependent on his supporters to run his kingdom.
Richard, Duke of York, however, believes that without a strong king England will fall. His fears seem justified as English power comes under threat from France, and discontent and rebellion spread at home.
On the counsel of his advisers, Henry marries the young princess Margaret...
Dawn breaks over Vancouver and no-one in the world has slept the night before, or almost no-one. A few people, perhaps one in ten thousand can still sleep, and they've all shared the same golden dream. A handful of children still sleep as well, but what they're dreaming remains a mystery. After six days of absolute sleep deprivation, psychosis will set in. After four weeks, the body will die. In the interim, panic ensues and a bizarre...
Sandra Gregory seemed to have the perfect life in Bangkok Â– until illness, unemployment and political unrest turned it into a nightmare. Desperate to get home by any means possible, she agreed to smuggle an addictâ€™s personal supply of heroin. She didnâ€™t even make it onto the plane.
In this remarkably candid memoir, Sandra Gregory tells the full story of the events leading up to her arrest, the horrific conditions in Lard Yao...
â€˜This was a fun and fabulous book to curl up with under the blanket and with a fire blazing â€¦ And best of all it made me excited for Christmas!â€™ Escapades of a Bookworm
Welcome to the charming seaside town of White Cliff Bay, where Christmas is magical and love is in the airâ€¦
Penny Meadows loves her home â€“ a cosy cottage decorated with pretty twinkling fairy lights and stunning views over the town of White Cliff Bay. She also loves her job as an ice-carver, creating...
Alfie and his fisherman father find a girl on an uninhabited island in the Scillies â€“ injured, thirsty, lostâ€¦ and with absolutely no memory of who she is, or how she came to be there. She can say only one word: Lucy.
Where has she come from? Is she a mermaid, the victim of a German U-boat, or even â€“ as some islanders suggest â€“ a German spyâ€¦?
Only one thing is for sure: she loves music and moonlight, and it is when she listens to the gramophone that the...
"My name is Rylee, and I am a Tracker."
When children go missing, and the Humans have no leads, I'm the one they call. I am their last hope in bringing home the lost ones. I salvage what they cannot.
I'm on the FBI's wanted list. I have a werewolf for a pet, a Witch of a best friend, and I have no need for anyone else in my life.
But when a salvage starts to spin out of control, help comes from a most unexepected direction.
One that is dangerously dark...
Hell's Corner is the blockbusting finale to David Baldacci's phenomenal Camel Club series.
On the night of the State Dinner honouring the British Prime Minister, Oliver Stone witnesses an explosion as the motorcade leaves the White House. A bomb has been detonated in what looks like a terrorist plot directed at the President and the Prime Minister.
In the aftermath, British MI5 agent Mary Chapman, an experienced, lethal operative with an agenda of her own, is sent to assist...
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...
Riley Tanner has a best friend, the best friend a girl could ask for. Heâ€™s supportive, loyal, honest, trustworthy, kind, and thoughtful. Heâ€™s also the biggest player in school.
Their relationship has always been easy and affectionate, but after Rileyâ€™s month long vacation, things become a little strange. She starts to look at him in ways that go way beyond the â€˜friend zoneâ€™. Add in her best friendâ€™s rival, and things become a whole lot more complicated.
Christmas is coming . . . and so is the biggest day of Kate's life.
While choosing a vintage dress for her Christmas Eve wedding, Kate finds a cryptic note pinned to the inside of a 1930s gown. As doubts about her own ceremony loom, Kate is determined to track down the dress' owner and determine what became of her - and the marriage.
Will Kate find the answers she's seeking to propel her down the aisle, or will her discovery...
Coronation Day, 1953.
In the Somerset village of Sawbridge, young shopkeeper Molly Heywood slips away from the celebrations to her friend's cottage and makes a shocking discovery: Cassie is dead and her six-year-old daughter Petal has vanished without a trace.
In her grief, Molly seeks help from her childhood friend George, now the village policeman, but no one can find Petal. The only clue is a letter from London, where Cassie once lived. Despite George's reluctance and her...
With bananas for hands, and mushrooms for feet.
A cauliflower for a brain in a head made of beet.
Artichoke as a heart, and lungs that were pears.
Arms of celery reached for the spaghetti styled hair.
Carrot for a nose and Brussel sprouts for eyes looked at turnips for knees and leek made thighs.
Sweet potato filled torso half stuffed with rice, peanuts for teeth surrounded a tongue made of ice.
Marrows for calves and a pumpkin behind.
Rosemary and sage instead of a mind.
What once was a man had completely changed, into a vegetarianâ€™s pantry well rearranged.