He´s damaged. She´s scared. If they ever manage to face the truth, they might find the second chance they both deserve. Amy Parker-Nguyen. As a twenty-eight-year-old widow with one son, she´s determined to stay emotionally unavailable. Love is great until it ends—leaving you forever bereaved, and your outlook on life bleak and barren. After patching up her heart, she´s happy to be known as the hard-assed, single mum and occasional good time, party girl. Nate Harvie. Being a twenty-two-year-old, MMA fighter has its perks. His days are filled with never-ending rotation of free booze, good drugs, and easy girls. Life is good. Well it was… until the night he broke his cardinal rule and let Amy get too close. Now, he wants things he shouldn´t—things he can´t have unless he tells the truth. What should be a brief encounter that scratches a mutual itch grows into so much more before either of them realises. Amy becomes worried about Nate´s worsening behaviour and, before she knows it, she´s facing a choice—stick around and help him or return to the safety of the lonely life she was previously sinking under? Conflict is the second book in the Black Hearts MMA series by Kylie Hillman. This is a heart-wrenching tale of fate - where a damaged man might have found his forever in the arms of a woman who thought she´d lost hers. Preorder your copy of this second-chance romance today!
Available to PRE-ORDER NOW. The sinister, chilling new thriller from the Sunday Times bestselling author. I buried you. I mourned you . . . But now you´re back. Three days after Christmas, a woman walks into a police station. She has no phone and no ID, just a piece of paper with the name of missing persons investigator David Raker on it. She tells officers that Raker is her husband. SHE SAYS SHE´S MY WIFE. When he turns up at the station, Raker is stunned. The woman looks exactly like his wife. She knows all about their marriage, their history, even private conversations the two of them had. There´s just one problem: Raker´s wife has been dead for eight years. MY WIFE DIED . . . DIDN´T SHE? The woman tells the police that Raker had a breakdown. A respected doctor backs up her account. Items are missing that prove Raker´s side of the story - and, worst of all, he soon becomes the prime suspect in her disappearance. SHE´S EITHER A LIAR - OR I AM. Could Raker have imagined their whole marriage? Is he delusional? Is this really the woman he loved and grieved for? Hunted by the police, Raker will have to find out the truth before it costs him everything - his memories, his sanity, his life . . . ´His most serpentine and satisfying yet´ Daily Mail ´Tense and twisty, with an emotional punch´ Karen Perry, bestselling author of Girl Unknown ´Kept me guessing until the final page´ Jane Corry, bestselling author of My Husband´s Wife
A RICHARD AND JUDY BOOK CLUB PICK AND NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER What if you had said yes . . . ? Eva and Jim are nineteen, and students at Cambridge, when their paths first cross in 1958. Jim is walking along a lane when a woman approaching him on a bicycle swerves to avoid a dog. What happens next will determine the rest of their lives. We follow three different versions of their future - together, and apart - as their love story takes on different incarnations and twists and turns to the conclusion in the present day. The Versions of Us is an outstanding debut novel about the choices we make and the different paths that our lives might follow. What if one small decision could change the rest of your life? Laura´s Barnett´s new book GREATEST HITS is available for pre-order now.
In 1789, on the eve of the first presidential inauguration, charismatic Lion Hampshire aspires to a seat in the first Congress. In an effort to improve his rakish reputation, he agrees to an arranged marriage with Virginia-bred Priscilla Wade. However, his fiancée´s headstrong lady´s maid, Meagan, is not who she seems to be and Lion´s carefully crafted future may be undone by his passion for the wrong woman... Filled with Cynthia Wright´s hallmarks of warm intimacy, sensual romance, humor, adventure, and colorfully-drawn historical characters like George Washington and Benjamin Franklin, Touch the Sun is a shining achievement by a beloved author! The Beauvisage novels and The Raveneau novels intertwine, with some characters crossing over. Should you wish to listen to them in chronological order, this is the sequence: 1781 - Silver Storm 1783 - Caroline 1789 - Touch the Sun 1793 - Spring Fires (A Beauvisage/Raveneau Novel) 1798 - Smuggler´s Moon (The Raveneaus in Cornwall, Book 1) - available for pre-order 1814 - Surrender the Stars 1814 - Natalya 1818 - Silver Sea (A Raveneau/Beauvisage Novel) 1903 - Tempest 1. Language: English. Narrator: Tim Campbell. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/085941/bk_acx0_085941_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The Break is the brand new novel from Marian Keyes, out on September 7th 2017 - preorder it now ´Myself and Hugh . . . We´re taking a break.´ ´A city-with-fancy-food sort of break?´ If only. Amy´s husband Hugh says he isn´t leaving her. He still loves her, he´s just taking a break - from their marriage, their children and, most of all, from their life together. Six months to lose himself in south-east Asia. And there is nothing Amy can say or do about it. Yes, it´s a mid-life crisis, but let´s be clear: a break isn´t a break up - yet . . . However, for Amy it´s enough to send her - along with her extended family of gossips, misfits and troublemakers - teetering over the edge. For a lot can happen in six-months. When Hugh returns if he returns, will he be the same man she married? And will Amy be the same woman? Because if Hugh is on a break from their marriage, then isn´t she? The Break isn´t a story about falling in love but about staying in love. It is Marian Keyes at her funniest, wisest and brilliant best. ´A born storyteller´ Independent on Sunday ´When it comes to writing page-turners that put a smile on your face and make you think, Keyes is in a class of her own´ Daily Express
The BRAND-NEW book that will make your heart sing from the BESTSELLING and BELOVED Carole Matthews. ´You can´t do better than to sink into Happiness for Beginners´ KATIE FFORDE ´Fun, fantastic and brimming with Matthews magic´ MILLY JOHNSON ´An irresistibly warm-hearted story´ TRISHA ASHLEY ´Warm, witty and hopeful - I was charmed´ SARAH MORGAN Available to PRE-ORDER in hardback, ebook or audio now Molly Baker is living her best life. Thirty-eight years old, she lives on the twenty-five-acre Hope Farm in Buckinghamshire, surrounded by (mostly) four-legged friends and rolling hills. There´s Anthony the anti-social sheep, Tina Turner the alpaca with attitude, and the definitely-not-miniature pig, Teacup. Molly runs the farm as an alternative school for kids who haven´t thrived in mainstream education. It´s full on, but she wouldn´t have it any other way. So when the well-groomed Shelby Dacre turns up at Hope Farm asking to enrol his son Lucas, Molly isn´t fazed. But Lucas is distant and soon Molly realises he might be more of a handful than she anticipated. And then there´s the added problem that his dad is distractingly handsome. Molly has her beloved farm to think of - could letting Lucas and Shelby in be a terrible mistake, or the start of something wonderful? Feel-good, funny and an absolute must-read from the queen of romance Carole Matthews, Molly´s story will make your heart sing. New starts and second chances abound in Happiness for Beginners. Why do readers love Carole Matthews? ´Fabulously enjoyable . . . full of heart and fun´ Milly Johnson ´Full of joy and laughter´ Trisha Ashley ´So warm´ Jenny Colgan ´The perfect escape´ Woman ´Gorgeous´ Katie Fforde ´I laughed and cried and marvelled´ Cathy Bramley ´Witty, funny and incredibly touching´ Heat
´Exactly the sort of book you might enjoy with the fire blazing, the snow falling. The solution is neat and the writing always enjoyable´ Anthony Horowitz Lose yourself in the sumptuous first novel in a new series of Golden Age mysteries set amid the lives of the glamorous Mitford sisters. It´s 1919, and Louisa Cannon dreams of escaping her life of poverty in London, and most of all her oppressive and dangerous uncle. Louisa´s salvation is a position within the Mitford household at Asthall Manor, in the Oxfordshire countryside. There she will become nurserymaid, chaperone and confidante to the Mitford sisters, especially sixteen-year-old Nancy - an acerbic, bright young woman in love with stories. But when a nurse - Florence Nightingale Shore, goddaughter of her famous namesake - is killed on a train in broad daylight, and Louisa and Nancy find that in postwar England, everyone has something to hide . . . Written by Jessica Fellowes, author of the number one-bestselling Downton Abbey books, The Mitford Murders is the perfect new obsession for fans of Daisy Goodwin, Anthony Howoritz and Agatha Christie - and is based on a real unsolved crime. ´True and glorious indulgence. A dazzling example of a Golden Age mystery´ Daisy Goodwin ´Oh how delicious! This terrific start to what promises to be a must-read series is exactly what we all need in these gloomy times.? Inventive, glittering, clever, ingenious. I devoured The Mitford Murders... so will you. Give it to absolutely everyone for Christmas, then pre-order the next one´ Susan Hill ´All the blissful escapism of a Sunday-night period drama in a book´ The Pool
Praised by number one New York Times best-selling author Lauren Blakely as ´´Passionate, emotional and uplifting!´´, contemporary romance author Sarah Robinson brings listeners a new stand-alone novel set in the glamorous hills of Hollywood and tackling challenging themes like the intersection of sexuality and female empowerment. Ben Lawson is making a comeback.... After a few tabloid headlines, they think they know me. They don´t know a damn thing. As CEO of a movie production company, I´ll show them who I really am when we hit it big at the box office. My ex thought her smear tactics would ruin me, but I´m unbreakable. Rising from the debris, I swore I´d never let a woman distract me like that again. But then, my leading actress walked on the set and changed everything. Seductive, sexy, and unapologetic, Aria Rose could break me. I wanted to help her, protect her...love her. Instead, I destroyed her. Aria Rose is baring it all.... I knew better. I knew not to trust another Hollywood heartthrob with a reputation like his. He was my boss and became my ruin. I should have stayed far away from him. Ben Lawson promised me the world. He even promised me his heart. But he destroyed everything - my heart, my career, us. If you enjoy Nudes, preorder the next book in the series, Bare, about Aria´s younger sister, coming February 2018! 1. Language: English. Narrator: Sasha Dunbrooke, Jean Paul Mordrake. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/032962/bk_adbl_032962_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
´A lively, well-written, entertaining whodunit´ THE TIMES Lose yourself in the sumptuous first novel in a new series of Golden Age mysteries set amid the lives of the glamorous Mitford sisters. It´s 1919, and Louisa Cannon dreams of escaping her life of poverty in London, and most of all her oppressive and dangerous uncle. Louisa´s salvation is a position within the Mitford household at Asthall Manor, in the Oxfordshire countryside. There she will become nurserymaid, chaperone and confidante to the Mitford sisters, especially sixteen-year-old Nancy - an acerbic, bright young woman in love with stories. But when a nurse - Florence Nightingale Shore, goddaughter of her famous namesake - is killed on a train in broad daylight, Nancy and amateur sleuth Louisa find that in postwar England, everyone has something to hide . . . Written by Jessica Fellowes, author of the number one-bestselling Downton Abbey books, The Mitford Murders is the perfect new obsession for fans of Daisy Goodwin, Anthony Horowitz and Agatha Christie - and is based on a real unsolved crime. ´An extraordinary meld of fact and fiction´ GRAHAM NORTON ´True and glorious indulgence. A dazzling example of a Golden Age mystery´ DAISY GOODWIN ´Exactly the sort of book you might enjoy with the fire blazing, the snow falling. The solution is neat and the writing always enjoyable´ ANTHONY HOROWITZ ´Oh how delicious! This terrific start to what promises to be a must-read series is exactly what we all need in these gloomy times. Inventive, glittering, clever, ingenious. I devoured The Mitford Murders... so will you. Give it to absolutely everyone for Christmas, then pre-order the next one´ SUSAN HILL ´All the blissful escapism of a Sunday-night period drama in a book´ THE POOL ´Keeps the reader guessing to the very end. An accomplished crime debut and huge fun to read´ EVENING STANDARD ´This story is drenched in detail and feels both authentic and fun. Curl up in your favourite reading spot and enjoy´ HEAT ´The plan is that each book will focus on a different Mitford sister. On the strength of this initial entry, success is assured´ FINANCIAL TIMES ´Elegant, whipsmart and brilliantly twisty-turny, this Downton-style mystery had me hooked from the first page´ VIV GROSKOP ´Full of period pleasure´ WOMAN & HOME ´An audacious and glorious foray into the Golden Age of mystery fiction. Breathtaking´ ALEX GRAY ´A real murder, a real family and a brand new crime fiction heroine are woven together to make a fascinating, and highly enjoyable, read. I loved it´ JULIAN FELLOWES ´Jessica Fellowes´ deliciously immersive, effortlessly easy novel has a strong feel for period and a rollicking plot´ METRO ´What a captivating crime novel and heroine Jessica has created in The Mitford Murders. The instant reassurance of being in the hands of a true storyteller with a feel for period detail makes this a real treat´ AMANDA CRAIG ´This is a chocolate soufflé of a novel: as the enthralling mystery heats up, so the addictive deliciousness of the story rises. The sort of book you never want to end´ JULIET NICOLSON