Description : 'You be a cheat and a liar Katy Hawley, no wonder your folks d'aint want you! Well we don't want you neither, do we girls?' It was only a playground spat but the cruel words burned like acid into Katrin Hawley's brain. Revenge is a dish best eaten cold and Katrin waited until she could hit her persecutors where it hurt. However, in her pursuit of vengeance, Katrin takes a fatal step too far. Meg Hutchinson's new novel chronicles the ruthlessly destructive quest of one damaged woman at a time when the onslaught of German bombs was daily robbing families of their loved ones. Just as the stalwart men and women of the Black Country were pulling together for victory, one obsessive woman sought only to satisfy her own malignant, vindictive craving for retribution.
Description : Most stepchildren have ambivalent attitudes towards their step parents. But Freddie Bradshaw has to find a solution to the disturbance a new parent bring into his life and he resorts to a plan of alienation and ultimate disposal of his father’s second wife, taking his own unwitting mother and younger brother with him on the journey, resulting in the downfall of an entire family. A moral tale of the darkest human emotions interlaced with psychological twists and turns that ultimately pays tribute to the transformational power of human healing and feeling in the face of destructive and unresolvable states of mind.
Description : Tina Seskis's stunning debut novel, One Step Too Far, is a gripping and haunting psychological thriller. An apparently happy marriage. A beautiful son. A lovely home. So what makes Emily Coleman get up one morning and walk right out of her life? How will she survive? And what is the date that looms, threatening to force her to confront her past? No-one has ever guessed her secret. Will you? If you love The Girl on the Train we promise that you will love One Step Too Far, an absolutely unputdownable story of secrets and heartbreak. 'Taut, compelling... a storming read' The Bookseller Books of the Year 2013 'A genius tale with a twist' Stylist magazine 'A gripping thriller that will delight fans of the unexpected twist ending' Grazia 'Intriguing... dreamily tense... a really absorbing read' USA Today 'Seskis expertly depicts the new life of a runaway wife, Emily Coleman... a diverting read' Publishers Weekly 'A haunting psychological thriller...believable yet shocking with a great twist, this is well worth a read' The Sun 'A whip-smart thriller that keeps you guessing right up until the final shocking twist' Mirror 'On occasion, haven't we all wanted to ditch our responsibilities, change our name and run off into a new life? Emily (or is it Catherine?) takes the plunge in this smartly written thriller' Time Out 'A skilfully done novel by a writer to watch' Booklist 'A compelling roller-coaster of a story with a shocking twist' Lovereading.co.uk 'Funny, entertaining , warm and human' Christian, globaljunkie.net 'A cleverly written story, one that keeps you guessing the outcome right to the very end' fordsthoughts.co 'A cleverly written story, one that keeps you guessing the outcome right to the very end' fordsthoughts.co 'This book will likely be the talk of summer beach read ...it has all of the right ingredients... suspense, drama, and plot twists extraordinaire' booksandgamesandmoreohmy.blogspot.co.uk 'Amazing... if you usually read showbiz, celebrity 'girlie' novels, this is the perfect crossover into thriller territory' scarlettlondon.com 'The twist in the tale is one of the best I've read, I literally gasped as I didn't see it coming at all' cleopatralovesbooks.wordpress.com 'I was stunned... I found myself saying, "Well done, Ms. Seskis, well done." 'abookaddictsmusings.blogspot.co.uk 'Be prepared ...One Step Too Far is a fantastic mystery, keeping you hooked throughout' bertass-reviews-anything.blogspot.co.uk "Tina Seskis is the new master of suspense fun-lit' theopenreader.net 'Emily's secret keeps the pages' turning, compulsively and obsessively, to the very end...Emily's quest to start afresh is both extraordinary and heart-breaking' sisimka.wordpress.com 'This book has everything: twists and turns, twins - good and evil, jealousy, pregnancies, adultery and above all, a delicious mystery' reflectionswithcoffee.com
Description : Gina and Nikki are beginning to come unraveled as lovers. Nikki is exploring her submissive desires, meeting Jack Gabriel, who is not at all what he appears. Will Nikki give in to full submission, and will Gina find herself as she becomes a person she never thought she was. In a tale of change and renewal where everyone has something to lose and something to gain, who will take the step too far?
Description : It could not have begun more innocently. When their van crashes during a bird-watching holiday in the Himalayas, the survivors have no idea how much their lives are about to change. Six friends think they know each other but the aftermath of the tragedy will have unforeseen consequences. At home in Britain ecological issues are coming to the boil. Passionate beliefs develop into obsessions and loyalties are stretched to the limit. Who can refuse the man who had the wit, and the grit, to save your life? Who would not trust his judgement, now he wants you to help him save mankind?
Description : Biographical account of the journeys undergone by Australian adventurer, Peter Bland. Retells his danger-laden adventures, including the unsupported crossing of the Antarctic Peninsula and sea voyage to the South Pole, as well as his personal struggle recovering from heart surgery in 1997. Includes foreword by Tony Charlton and acknowledgements by Bland himself, as well as colour photos, maps and bibliography. Author is an experienced journalist and a senior writer with the 'Australian' newspaper. His previous books include 'Oarsome'.
Description : Synopsis Set amid the privations and dangers of World War II, and rich in the detail of that period, Meg Hutchinson's new novel marks an intriguing departure for this popular writer. 'You be a cheat and a liar Katy Hawley, no wonder your folks d'aint want you! Well we don't want you neither, do we girls?' It was only a playground spat but the cruel words burned like acid into Katrin Hawley's brain. Revenge is a dish best eaten cold and Katrin waited until she could hit her persecutors where it hurt. However, in her pursuit of vengeance, Katrin takes a fatal step too far. Meg Hutchinson's new novel chronicles the ruthlessly destructive quest of one damaged woman at a time when the onslaught of German bombs was daily robbing families of their loved ones. Just as the stalwart men and women of the Black Country were pulling together for victory, one obsessive woman sought only to satisfy her own malignant, vindictive craving for retribution.
Description : Luigi Benadetti was born in the Lower East Side of New York. He was destined to be a gangster though after a falling out with another Mafia family he needed a bolt hole in which he could lie low. He found this in the Amish country of Lancaster County in Pennsylvania. There he met and married a young Mennonite woman and they lived there in the township of Intercourse.After a series of tragedies they moved to New York and as the FBI was on his tail he decided to turn informer and was ultimately placed in the Witness Protection Programme'Ben and his wife were relocated to California where he eventually became sheriff of the county.They grew tired of life out west and returned to Amish country, while there his wife died making Ben to travel to New York to take up his Mafia activities. There he met and married a ballerina and after a series of setbacks they lived a good life together.
Description : Paul Thorne is a violent man with a checkered past who has just obtained his dream job with one of the three most powerful corporations in human space. Working for a steady paycheck, under the protective umbrella of Syrch Corp, is an enormous opportunity that promises a bright future. But all that is jeopardized when Paul receives an unthinkable assignment. Jillian Caldwell is the niece and ward of a biochemist on Papens World. Her mother hid sensitive information from Syrch Corp on Jillians cranial mesh, and now Jillian is a potential threat. As Paul is propelled on a journey of murder, lies, and half-truths, his resolve is tested as he clashes with the corporation he hoped would be his salvation. Now as Jillians fate hangs precariously in the balance, Paul must decide whether he has what it takes to be an Enforcer or whether he should let his ethos lead him into an unknown future. In this gripping science fiction tale, one man is pitted against a hulking intergalactic corporation.