Birdy thought she would have to wait until she was free again to see Rose, but now Rose has been convicted of a shocking crime and she and Birdy will be together. Birdy has been saving all her anger for Rose. It is Rose who should have protected her and kept her safe. Birdy was little but Rose was big and she knows Rose could have saved her.
This is a story about monsters who hide in plain sight and about the secrets we keep from ourselves. It is about children who are betrayed and...
Having suffered a devastating loss on Christmas Eve almost a year ago, all Sophie Baxter is looking for is a little bit of peace and quiet while she gets her beloved grandmother's cottage ready to be sold. Escaping the rat-race of London for Peakton seems like the perfect way to avoid the Christmas celebrations for Sophie, especially when the tiny Derbyshire village holds so many fond childhood memories for her.
The last thing she...
Nineteen years ago, a brain disease known as the Great Madness killed most of the worldâ€™s population. The survivors all had something different about their minds. Now, at the start of adolescence, their children enter a trance-like state known as the Changeland and emerge either with special mental powers or as cannibalistic Ferals.
When troubled young teacher Emily Swanson moves into her new London apartment, she discovers that the former tenant is missing and no one is looking for her. Some say Alina has run away from her violent husband, but as Emilyâ€™s curiosity soon turns into obsession, she becomes convinced something far more sinister has happened.
Enlisting the help of smart-talking neighbour...
On a cold February night in Regency London, a dark curtain falls on the Sans Pareil Theatre following the death of April Clare, a promising young actress, whose body is found in mysterious circumstances.
Detective Stephen Lavender and his dependable deputy, Constable Woods, quickly discover that nothing is quite as it seems.Â As successive mysteries unfold, they soon realise that it is not only the actors from the Sans Pareil who are playing a part.
With the Napoleonic War looming...
A body hangs from a wind turbine, a bullet hole in his chest: Earl Alden, millionaire property developer. His wife, Missy, is the prime suspect. It wouldn't be a problem for Joe Pickett, if Missy weren't his mother-in-law.
Missy claims she's innocent, and for his wife's sake, Joe would like to believe her... but all the early signs point to her being as guilty as sin.
With his wife on one side and the law on the other, Joe needs to get to the truth before his family is...
Dark Collections - Volume Two
What happens after the end? A new beginning. All we can do is hope weâ€™re there for the start of what comes next.
There is light at the end of the tunnel and hope at the end of the long darkness. From the most unlikely superhero to an alternate timeline, from a strange school to a man who cheats time...it's all here. And there is always hope.
When Clara, Lianna and Gina all find themselves engaged at the same time, it soon becomes clear that things are going to get a little crazy.
With Lianna and Gina busy planning their own impending nuptials, itâ€™s not long before Oliver enlists the help of Janie, his feisty Texan mother, to help Clara plan the wedding of her dreams. However, itâ€™s not long before Clara realizes that Janieâ€™s vision of the perfect wedding day is more than a little different to her own. Will...
Home-loving Laurie thinks sheâ€™s happy â€“ she has a safe, reliable boyfriend and working in her local library is what she thought she always wanted. That is until she inherits a vintage Ferrari from her eccentric Uncle Miles and the conditions of the inheritance are far from simple. To keep the car Laurie will have to drive across Europe with the gorgeous but unreliable Cameron Matthews as her guideâ€¦ and Camâ€™s motives for helping are not all that altruistic.
Born in shame. Cast from society. Shape Shifter/Elf hybrid, Forest must fight for any respect she can get. Targeted in her youth by a vampire noble who placed an illegal slave mark on her, she is forced to obey him, no matter what.
Slipping the grip of her master and abandoning the prejudice of Regia, her native world, Forest takes a job on Earth, guarding the portal, using her skills as a warrior to enforce Regia's laws. Now, called home for a black ops mission, Forest must put...
The thirteenth Inspector Rebus novel from No.1 bestselling author Ian Rankin.
Rebus is off the case - literally. A few days into the murder inquiry of an Edinburgh art dealer, Rebus blows up at a colleague. He is sent to the Scottish Police College for 'retraining' - in other words, he's in the Last Chance Saloon.
Rebus is assigned to an old, unsolved case, but there are those in his team who have their own secrets - and...
Edgler Vess is a sociopath intent on murder. He lives for one purpose only: to satisfy all appetites as they arise, seeking ever more outrageous experience. To live with intensity.
When he attacks her friend, Laura, Chyna Shepherd is saved by the instincts developed during a dark and turbulent childhood. Not knowing Laura is already dead, Chyna follows, hoping to save her friend, as Vess carries her body to his motor home - a dungeon and morgue on wheels. The killer, unaware of her...
When a young woman is found brutally murdered in a parking garage, with a veritable mountain of potential evidence to sift through, it may be the most challenging case former NYPD detective Lincoln Rhyme has ever taken on.
The third installment in the bestselling JET series finds Jet settled down, trying to return to a somewhat normal life of stability and safety. But fate has other plans for her when she becomes embroiled in a terrifying terrorism plot involving figures from her past, whose thirst for revenge forces her back into the kill-or-be-killed world she'd hoped to put behind her forever.
This is the third novel in the JET series. The suggested reading order is:
JET - Ops Files...
Brian Sewell strays from the art world to tell the enchanting story of a man and his pet donkey, Pavlova. Beautifully illustrated by the celebrated cartoonist Sally Ann Lasson, The White Umbrella is an allegorical tale about taking personal responsibility for our environment and the importance of both compassion and empathy. It is the perfect book for children and adults alike - a classic in the making to keep and to cherish.
Can a black sheep ever return to the flock? Find out in this emotionally intense tale from a spellbinding Irish talent.
Accompany the Lambert sisters on their unforgettable journey â€“ fans of Anita Shreve and Rosie Thomas wll be spellbound.
When 15-year-old Cathy Lambert runs away from her Dublin home, she is scared and pregnant. Settled in New Zealand with her new son Conor she believes the secret she carries will never be revealedâ€¦
Rebecca Lambert was eighteen when her...
Zach has a pet monster called Lenny. No one else can see or hear him.
He loves Lenny but there is one big problem. Lenny loves to fart!
He farts at home and at school and everyone thinks that itâ€™s Zach.
Zach is tired of getting in trouble because of Lennyâ€™s farting.
What will Zach do?
A small boy lies drowned in the bottom of a bath
His mother is found with a noose around her neck...
The local community is in shock.
Introducing Salford detectives Kevin Coupland and Alex Moreton as they investigate what appears to be a routine murder-suicide. Tracey Kavanagh was her usual upbeat self; right up until the moment she drowned her son and tied a rope around her neck killing herself and her unborn child....
Bartholomew Lampion was blinded at the age of three, when surgeons reluctantly removed his eyes to save him from a fast-spreading cancer. But although eyeless, Barty regained his sight when he was thirteen.
This sudden ascent from a decade of darkness into the glory of light was not brought about by a holy healer. No celestial trumpets announced the restoration of his vision, just as none had announced his birth.
A rollercoaster had something to do with his recovery, as did a...
The chicken had crossed the road, rolled in the mud and crossed back again, and was delighted about being a dirty double crosser.
The turkey was jealous of the chicken, it had been after the road crossing job for years, and to be pecked at the post by the chicken was the last straw.
The fox had been tipped off, heâ€™d been given the time and place of the crossing and was in hiding, waiting.
The chicken had the day off, and the turkey was given a trial, for holiday cover.
The turkey, so pleased, had forgotten about the fox.