*Available to pre-order now - Carol Drinkwater´s epic story of enduring love and betrayal, from Paris in the 1960s, to the present day* No one else knows what happened that summer. Or so she believes . . . Grace first came to France a lifetime ago. Young and full of dreams of adventure, she met two very different men. She fell under the spell of one. The other fell under hers. Until one summer night shattered everything . . . Now, Grace is living an idyllic life with her husband, sheltered from the world in a magnificent Provençal villa, perched atop a windswept cliff. Every day she looks out over the sea - the only witness to that fateful night years ago. Until a stranger arrives at the house. A stranger who knows everything, and won´t leave until he gets what he wants. The past and present spectacularly collide in this gripping story of love and betrayal echoing across the decades. _________ ´I was hooked from a start threaded with mystery and menace, and it kept me gripped´ Dinah Jefferies, author of The Missing Sister ´A beautifully woven and compelling tale of passion, love and intrigue´ Rowan Coleman, author of The Summer of Impossible Things ´Carol Drinkwater´s writing is like taking an amazing holiday in book form´ Jenny Colgan, author of The Bookshop on the Shore ´Given extra resonance by the beautifully drawn French landscape. Emotional and tenderly written´ Elizabeth Buchan, author of The New Mrs Clifton
If you love the Strikeback series, pre-order the thrilling new book, Red Strike , now. Coming February 2019. Charles Street was once a highly-respected agent working for MI6, until a terrible mistake cost him his job. Now he´s a desperate man, living on past glories and struggling to make ends meet. Until he makes a discovery that has the power to bring down the new President of the United States. But when Street tries to cash in on this discovery, he finds himself pursued by a Russian snatch squad. Strike Back hero John Porter and Regiment renegade John Bald are recruited by their handler to head to Washington, D.C. Their mission: find Street before the Russians. What begins as a routine exfiltration quickly descends into a brutal struggle and the ex-SAS legends will need to use all of their fighting instincts to stay alive. It seems someone is desperate to stop Street from going public with the dossier. Bald and Porter face a race against time to protect him. A startling revelation that leads from the White House to the Kremlin threatens to trigger a new global conflict...
THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER You never know who´s watching . . . Every Monday evening, six people gather in a smart North London house to talk about addiction. There they share their deepest secrets: stories of lies, regret, and above all, shame. Then one of them is killed - and it´s clear one of the circle was responsible. Detective Inspector Nicola Tanner quickly finds her investigation hampered by the strict confidentiality that binds these people and their therapist together. So what could be shameful enough to cost someone their life? And how do you find the truth when denial and deception are second nature to all of your suspects? Full of betrayal, deceit and suspense, Die of Shame is the spectacular thriller from Sunday Times bestseller Mark Billingham. ´Mark Billingham is one of the greatest writers in any genre´ Steve Cavanagh ________________ The outstanding new Tom Thorne thriller, THEIR LITTLE SECRET, is available to pre-order now
WINNER OF THE CWA IAN FLEMING STEEL DAGGER ´Mick Herron is an incredible writer and if you haven´t read him yet, you NEED to´ Mark Billingham Never outlive your ability to survive a fight. Twenty years retired, David Cartwright can still spot when the stoats are on his trail. Jackson Lamb worked with Cartwright back in the day. He knows better than most that this is no vulnerable old man. ´Nasty old spook with blood on his hands´ would be a more accurate description. ´The old bastard´ has raised his grandson with a head full of guts and glory. But far from joining the myths and legends of Spook Street, River Cartwright is consigned to Lamb´s team of pen-pushing no-hopers at Slough House. So it´s Lamb they call to identify the body when Cartwright´s panic button raises the alarm at Service HQ. And Lamb who will do whatever he thinks necessary, to protect an agent in peril . . . Preorder London Rules , the next Jackson Lamb novel, now.
Now available for preorder: KILL ´EM ALL, the stunning sequel to KILL YOUR FRIENDS The viciously funny novel by John Niven, bestselling author of Kill Your Friends and Straight White Male. What do you do when a homeless man knows your name? How about when he turns out to be a friend you haven´t seen in twenty years? Do you treat him to a hot meal and see him on his way? Give him a wad of middle-class guilt money? Or take him in and get him back on his feet? For Alan, there´s no question - only natural that he´d want to see his old mate Craig off the streets, even if only for a few nights, and into some clean clothes. But what if the successful life you´ve made for yourself - good job, happy marriage, lovely kids, grand Victorian house (you did well out of the property boom, thank you very much) - is one that that your old pal would quite like to have too? Even if it means taking it from you? Following the divergent lives of two childhood friends, No Good Deed is a funny and painful examination of friendship, the strange currents of ambition, loathing, pity and affection that flow between people over the decades, and of men getting older as they fail and succeed.
Now available for preorder: KILL ´EM ALL, the stunning sequel to KILL YOUR FRIENDS What do you do when the homeless man on the street you´ve just given money to thanks you by name and turns out to be one of your ´closest´ friends, one you haven´t seen for over twenty years? Take him for a hot meal and see him on his way? Give him a lot more money than you usually would? Or take him in and try to get him back on his feet? For Alan, there´s no question - only natural that he´d want to see his old mate Craig off the streets, even if only for a few nights, and into some clean clothes. But what if the successful life you´ve made for yourself - good job, happy marriage, lovely kids, grand Victorian house (you did well out of the property boom, thank you very much) - is one that that your old pal would quite like to have too? Even if it means taking it from you? Gradually, inevitably, mayhem ensues as Craig turns Alan´s orderly household upside down, threatening to wreck Alan´s life for good. Following the divergent lives of two childhood friends, No Good Deed is a funny and painful examination of friendship; of the strange currents of ambition, loathing, pity and affection that flow between people over the decades; and of men getting older as they fail and succeed.