There is a killer loose on the streets of London, one that evades security cameras, is not held by locks, and savagely mutilates his victims. When the murderer switches from unknown prostitutes to Julie Longmuir, a beautiful actress at the height of her success, no woman feels safe.
As the press begin to draw uncomfortable comparisons with Jack the Ripper, Jane Sullivan, heading up the police investigation, grudgingly has to agree. But the religious writing, scrawled on the wall in...
Soulmates, pawns of prophecy and inheritors of an ancient conflict, Richard and Kahlan's destinies have been bound together since their first encounter in Wizard's First Rule. But now Richard lies on a funeral bier - suspended between the worlds of life and death and Kahlan faces her greatest challenge.
She must fight for Richard's very existence, and Richard, trapped in the underworld, must fight to keep the world of life from ending. Desperate sacrifices are required....
An exclusive ebook short story from top ten bestseller Milly Johnson. Also includes a sneak peek of her new novel The Teashop on the Corner.
Angie Silverton and her husband are taking a much-needed holiday on the cruise ship Mermaidia, so the last person she hopes to bump into is her one-time best friend Selina who stole the love of her life and married him twenty years ago.
And what she needs even less is to be marooned in Malaga with Selina when both of them manage to miss...
God is horrified when he realises that humans are ruining his favourite little planet, but what can he do? No-one is listening, so he recruits Nigel Perkins, an eccentric ufologist, to help him. Nigel is not an obvious choice, as he is more interested in being abducted by aliens than global warming, and he certainly has none of the qualities expected of a successful prophet.
Only when a ruthless journalist sees a chance to make money...
Dumped days before her wedding, Callie flees to Egypt, only to become swept up in a mystery involving a sexy scuba diver and several odd disappearances. With her friends and her heart in danger, can she figure out the answers before it's too late?
Isaac Race already lost everyone close to him. He is about to lose a lot more. We all are. An outbreak sweeps North America, it is chilling in its speed and deadliness. Strangely, it is only fatal to adults. Too late it becomes clear that the virus is man-made, and that the US is at war. As his country is invaded and occupied, Isaac must lead a group of survivors across 3 states in the depths of winter to a safe haven they're not even sure exists.
Bridget Flanagan knows how to assess risks, but are the consequences of exposing her heart too dangerous?
Bridget has a passion for safety and in the world of oil refineries that makes her great at her job. So when her big promotion goes to someone else, she heads out on the town to forget her troubles. Jack Gibbs seems like the perfect man to distract her.
At least until Monday morning when she discovers Jack is her new boss
Caleb is perfect in every way, almost too perfect and Gwen has never felt so happy. He is hers and she is his. Life can't get much better and their love can't get any stronger. That is until mistakes are made and their world comes crumbling down.
She's left alone with no money, no home and a growing person invading her stomach. How will she survive?
Forced to leave culinary school, the job she needs and the home they made together.
Gwen finds a knight in...
Spider Shepherd's MI5 controller, Charlie Button, has gone rogue, using government resources to get revenge on the men who killed her husband. Spider is told to betray her. Worse, he's asked to cooperate with his nemesis at MI6, Jeremy Willoughby-Brown, in taking Charlie down. And he will have to cross the assassin, Lex Harper, currently on the trail of two Irish...
An enthusiastic crowd gathered at Lyrebird Lodge in the Blue Mountains on that crisp autumn morning, all anxious to acquire one of Florence Fontaineâ€™s much sought after paintings. However, the only art on one visitorâ€™s mind is the art of murder.
Detective Chief Inspector Fitzjohn, unwittingly drawn into the case, launches his investigation that reveals a web of past and present jealousy, deceit and revenge, at a time when his...
Dr. Holmes was thoroughly bored with his psychiatric profession until he met Hastelloy. The man is named after a durable metal capable of surviving under high-stress service where more common materials fail; ironic considering heâ€™s an insane asylum patient.
Hastelloy is convinced heâ€™s locked in a battle for the survival of mankind with the mysterious species Alpha. This conflict supposedly began when Hastelloy and his alien crew crashed on Earth during the time of ancient Egypt....
From the bestselling author who completed Robert Jordan's epic WHEEL OF TIME series comes a new, original creation that matches anything else in modern fantasy for epic scope, thrilling imagination, superb characters and sheer addictiveness.
Return to a planet swept by apocalyptic storms, a world tipping into war as aristocratic families move to control the shard blades and shard plates, ancient artifacts from a past civilisation that can win wars.
As the world tips into a...
A Russian grand duchess and an English journalist. Linked by one of the worldâ€™s greatest mysteries . . .
Love. Guilt. Heartbreak.Russia is on the brink of collapse, and the Romanov family faces a terrifyingly uncertain future. Grand Duchess Tatiana has fallen in love with cavalry officer Dmitri, but events take a catastrophic turn, placing their romance â€“ and their lives â€“ in danger . . .2016Kitty Fisher escapes to her great-grandfatherâ€™s remote cabin in America, after a...
They destroyed her world. But she's their only hope...
Avryâ€™s power to heal the sick should earn her respect in the plague-torn land of Kazan. Instead she is feared. Her kind are blamed for the horrifying disease that has taken hold of the nation. When Avry uses her forbidden magic to save a dying child, she faces the guillotine. Until a dark, mysterious man rescues her from her prison cell. His people need Avryâ€™s magic to save their dying prince. The very prince who first...
There's not much that scares Annie Graham. Not even the horrors she has witnessed during her years on the police force.
When she agrees to look after her brother's farmhouse, she finds herself drawn to the crumbling old mansion in the woods nearby. But an innocent exploration of the empty ruin and the discovery of the diary of former resident Alice leaves her more than a little spooked. She knows it holds the secrets to a dark past, and she has to find out more.
In the wake of her brother's brutal murder, Kate Bishop has a lot of questions. Why was her brother keeping a man chained in his cellar? What was his relationship with the detective now leading the investigation into his death? Could his murder connected to the death of their...
Three thieves have planned the perfect diamond heist. Theyâ€™ve monitored the Hatton Garden jeweller for months and are ready to make the hit. But they were not expecting a rival crew to show up at exactly the same time.
After a bloody fight, the three thieves come away with the diamonds and set off to meet their buyer in Amsterdam. But now itâ€™s not only the police who are chasing them, and not only the diamonds that are at stake.
When Bonnie runs away from home she leaves her mother Grace and sister Rita heartbroken. Each of their lives are in turmoil but their love for each other will see them through the most troubled of times.
Widowed Grace Roberts comes home from her factory job one day to find that her eldest daughter Bonnie has run away to London. Utterly distraught she has no choice but to carry on with her life, struggling to make ends meet for her and youngest daughter Rita. Her boss...
Reeling and vulnerable from devastating personal news, Acer Sansom has agreed to do a one-off job for Crouch of British Intelligence. Heâ€™s not doing it for money. Heâ€™s not doing it for his country. Heâ€™s doing it for the children.
Acer goes undercover in Iran looking for evidence that missing British scientists are being forced to work in one of the regimeâ€™s nuclear facilities.
Two rival families. One East End.
The explosive first novel in the Mitchells & Oâ€™Haras trilogy
For more than a decade, two East End families have been locked in a bitter war.
On one side are the Mitchells, a notorious underworld mob from East Londonâ€™s Canning Town. They have an iron in every fire and will resort to intimidation and violence to get what they want.
Enjoy four very special days out this World Book Day, in this collection of fun short stories from Jacqueline Wilson. From a trip to the country to a seaside outing and a funfair adventure, Big Day Out is a wonderful treat for dedicated fans of Jacqueline Wilson, and for readers who are discovering her for the very first time.
When you're accused of murder, you'd better hide, run, or fight.
The Third Rule is England's new infallible capital punishment. But absolute proof of guilt is no longer required, so thereâ€™s a queue at the Slaughter House doors.
CSI Eddie Collins hasn't killed anyone, but he knows who has. Thatâ€™s why heâ€™s on the Slaughter House list, and when a government hunter tracks him down, Eddie has to fight or die.
Sat there waiting for reports to run, how much time was spent just waiting for the computer to do something?
What could she be doing in those minutes whilst the machine did whatever it does?
Surfing the internet was frowned upon, as was wandering around chatting, listening to music, reading books, and anything else that might be interesting.
Stuck staring at the screen, bored, waiting for something to happen.
Then she opened a blank word document, and she started to type, it looked like work and a book could be a way out.
Now waiting for the document to save.