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Shark

by Will Self

May 4th, 1970. A week earlier President Nixon has ordered American ground forces into Cambodia to pursue the Vietcong. By the end of the day four students will be shot dead by the National Guards in the grounds...


Mist Over the Water

Aelf Fen mysteries #2

by Alys Clare

'This page-turning historical thriller from one of Britain's most talented popular fiction authors ticks all the boxes' - Booklist Starred Review

The second in a brand-new medieval mystery series from the author...


Caged

Sam Becket #4

by Hilary Norman

The new 'Detective Sam Becket' novel - Life is good in the Becket household. Sam is planning a surprise for Grace's birthday, Cathy's back from California and Grace is seeing patients again. And then the killings...


Music of the Distant Stars

Aelf Fen mysteries #3

by Alys Clare

The new Lassair mystery from the author of the Hawkenlye books

Very early one summer morning, Lassair slips out of her Fenland village on a deeply personal mission and discovers the body of a young woman, hidden...


Shimmer

Sam Becket #3

by Hilary Norman

The new Detective Sam Becket novel - In Miami Beach, all hell is breaking loose. First, a swimmer makes a gruesome discovery, and then the city is rocked by an explosion. Detective Sam Becket has a vicious killer...


Murder by Mistake

Ellie Quicke #11

by Veronica Heley

An Ellie Quicke Mystery

Ellie Quicke is still inclined to act hastily, despite husband Thomas' steadying influence. When she took in a young rape victim, she knew the commitment might become a burden, but she...


Fell Purpose

Bill Slider #12

by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

The brand-new Bill Slider Mystery - Bank Holiday Monday, and beautiful Zellah Wilding straight-A student, prefect, future Head Girl lies deadnear the famous Wormwood Scrubs prison in London. What was this good...


Game Over

Bill Slider #11

by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

A Bill Slider Mystery - When ex-BBC correspondent Ed Stonax is found dead, the last thing Detective Inspector Slider needs to complicate his life is the reappearance of an old enemy issuing death threats. Trevor...


Out of the Dawn Light

Aelf Fen mysteries #1

by Alys Clare

'a well-crafted plot that builds to a chilling climax' - Publishers Weekly Starred Review

A medieval mystery from the author of the Hawkenlye series

It is 1087 and William Rufus has just ascended the throne; England...


The Quarry Wood

by Nan Shepherd

When Martha accepts a place at university, her decision is met with a mixture of hostility and pride by her uncomprehending family. This is the story of a young woman's journey to maturity and independence,...


The swan

by Roald Dahl

Un racconto che commuove e toglie il fiato anche agli stomaci forti, opponendo al bullismo e alla forza bruta di due ragazzi stupidi e crudeli il riscatto della loro vittima. Peter Watson, adolescente disarmato...


The mildenhall treasure

by Roald Dahl

Il fatto è realmente accaduto: qui la realtà ha superato la fantasia. Arando un campo, Gordon Butcher scopre un tesoro costituito da argenti di epoca romana, ma non si rende conto del suo inestimabile valore....


The boy who talked with animals

by Roald Dahl

In Giamaica un'enorme tartaruga marina viene catturata da un pescatore, che vuole ucciderla per vendere la carne e il carapace. Il piccolo David, però, colto da un'irrefrenabile crisi isterica, riesce a far...


My Biggest Lie

by Luke Brown

'There was a time not long ago when I thought that lying was the most natural thing in the world. It was fun. It was addictive. And I forgot, temporarily, what was true and what was false. Or it was simply that...


A Traitor's Tears

Ursula Blanchard #12

by Fiona Buckley

When Ursula Blanchard's neighbour is murdered, she is once again involved with matters of espionage and affairs of state

July, 1573. Recently widowed, Ursula Blanchard is living a quiet life on her Surrey estate,...


The Green Man

Roger the Chapman #17

by Kate Sedley

An English army invades Scotland in order to put King James the Thirds renegade younger brother, the Duke of Albany, on the Scottish throne. Albany insists his old acquaintance, Roger the Chapman, be a member...


The Prodigal Son

Roger the Chapman #15

by Kate Sedley

The latest title in the acclaimed Roger the Chapman series When Roger the Chapman discovers he has a hitherto unknown half-brother, he has mixed feelings about the matter. But when John Wedmore is accused of...


The Burgundian's Tale

Roger the Chapman #14

by Kate Sedley

Things aren't going too well at home for Roger the Chapman and his wife, Adela. Their fourth child has died only days after being born and Roger fails to conceal his feelings of relief at having one less mouth...


A Very Persistent Illusion

by L. C. Tyler

Inventor of the Sorensen-Birtwistle Revised Scale of Girl-Rage, Chris has a beautiful girlfriend (Virginia), two likeable potential parents-in-law (Hugh and Daphne) and a classic sports car with a leather-covered...


The Christmas Wassail

Roger the Chapman #22

by Kate Sedley

Christmas, 1483: Roger the Chapman is looking forward to twelve days of peace and celebration with his wife and children in Bristol. The family is particularly excited by the arrival of a troupe of mummers,...