A Most Wanted Man
By John Le Carré
By Thane Prince
"This book takes you by the hand and leads you through the door into the wonderful world of preserving. Each type of preserve is introduced with a recipe that tells you everything you need to know about how to make a perfect jar - be it delectable plum jam, beautiful lemon curd, or scrumptious apple chutney. Anyone can make a perfect preserve by following these recipes and making the most of the fruit and vegetables you grow in your garden, pick from your allotment or buy at the local market."THANE PRINCEThe Big Allotment Challenge preserving expert Thane Prince shares her knowledge and gives home cooks everything they need to make delicious preserves at home. With over 100 delicious recipes as well as indispensable tips and shortcuts, in Perfect Preserves you'll find inspiration on every page. * Jams* Jellies* Fruit Curds* Marmalades & Conserves* Liqueurs & Cordials* Fruit Butters & Cheeses* Chutneys* Pickles* Relishes* Sauces & Ketchups
Deserves to Die
By Lisa Jackson
JUDGEDAs he watches, her body drifts below the water's surface, forever altered. Before he disposes of each victim, he takes a trophy. It's a sign of his power, and a warning - to the one destined to suffer most of all...CONDEMNEDIn Grizzly Falls, Montana, Detectives Selena Alvarez and Regan Pescoli are struggling with a new commander and a department in the midst of upheaval. It's the worst possible time for a homicide. A body has been found, missing a finger. Alvarez hopes this means a murderer with a personal grudge, not a madman. But then a second body turns up...EXECUTEDAs the clues begin pointing toward a suspect, Pescoli's unease grows. She senses there's more to this case than others believe. A killer has made his way to Grizzly Falls, ready to fulfil a vengeance years in the making. And Pescoli must find the target of his wrath - or die trying.
By Elin Hilderbrand
The Carmichaels and Grahams have gathered on Nantucket for a wedding. Plans are being made according to the wishes of the bride's late mother, who left behind The Notebook: specific instructions for every detail of her youngest daughter's future nuptials. Everything should be falling into place for the beautiful event - but in reality, things are far from perfect.While the couple-to-be are quite happy, their loved ones find their own lives crumbling. In the days leading up to the wedding, love will be questioned, scandals will arise, and hearts will be broken . . . In BEAUTIFUL DAY Elin Hilderbrand takes readers on a journey into the heart of marriage, what it means to be faithful, and how we choose to honour our commitments.
By Peter Robinson
BANKS IS BACK - AND THE HUNT IS ON.When two boys vanish under mysterious circumstances, the local community is filled with unease. Then a bloodstain is discovered in a disused World War Two hangar nearby, and a caravan belonging to one of the youths is burned to the ground. Things quickly become much more sinister.Assigned to the case, DCI Banks and his team are baffled by the mystery laid out before them. But when a motor accident throws up a gruesome discovery, the investigation spins into a higher gear - in another direction. As Banks and his team struggle desperately to find the missing boy who holds the key to the puzzle, they find themselves in a race against time where it's their turn to become the prey . . .
By Greg Rucka
In the wake of a failed attack on America's premier theme park which put his own daughter at risk, Special Forces operator Jad Bell is sent after the man who arranged it. But it soon becomes clear that capturing him is just the start: his employer, known only as the Architect, has already set something far worse in motion. At the centre of it all are two women deep under cover. One is an American spy whose intel is the only hope they have, but who has lived a lie for so long she cannot be trusted. And the other is a woman as beautiful as she is deadly, already living in the States, and poised to execute the Architect's plans at a moment's notice. The stakes are even higher, the clock is ticking, and this time the enemies are hiding in plain sight...
1914: The Outbreak of War to the Christmas Truce
By Saul David
This special ebook has been created by historian Saul David from his acclaimed work 100 Days to Vistory: How the Great War was Fought and Won, which was described by the Mail on Sunday as 'Inspired' and by Charles Spencer as 'A work of great originality and insight'. Through key dates from 4 August 1914, when Britain declared war, to the Christmas Truce of 24 December 1914, Saul David's gripping narrative is an enthralling tribute to a generation of men and women whose sacrifice should never be forgotten.
By Rebecca Levene
Yron the moon god died, but now he's reborn in the false king's son. His human father wanted to kill him, but his mother sacrificed her life to save him. He'll return one day to claim his birthright. He'll change your life. He'll change everything. Smiler's Fair: the great moving carnival where any pleasure can be had, if you're willing to pay the price. They say all paths cross at Smiler's Fair. They say it'll change your life. For five people, Smiler's Fair will change everything. In a land where unimaginable horror lurks in the shadows, where the very sun and moon are at war, five people - Nethmi, the orphaned daughter of a murdered nobleman, who in desperation commits an act that will haunt her forever. Dae Hyo, the skilled warrior, who discovers that a lifetime of bravery cannot make up for a single mistake. Eric, who follows his heart only to find that love exacts a terrible price. Marvan, the master swordsman, who takes more pleasure from killing than he should. And Krish, the humble goatherd, with a destiny he hardly understands and can never accept - will discover just how much Smiler's Fair changes everything.
By Jessica Thompson
Ben Lawrence seems to have it all - the hot job, the flashy car, the luxurious apartment. But one tragic day in his past mars his future. Since the events of that day he hasn't truly got close to anyone. He made a promise that love was the price he would pay for his mistakes. When Effy Jones - a bright, ambitious charity founder - walks into the PR firm where Ben works, neither realise that their lives are about to be turned upside down. Paper Swans tells of how love can conquer all, and how when everything is broken one person can help to put the pieces together...
When Paris Went Dark
By Ronald Rosbottom
In May and June 1940 almost four million people fled Paris and its suburbs in anticipation of a German invasion. On June 14, the German Army tentatively entered the silent and eerily empty French capital. Without one shot being fired in its defence, the Occupation of Paris had begun. When Paris Went Dark tells the extraordinary story of Germany's capture and Occupation of Paris, Hitler's relationship with the City of Light, and its citizens' attempts at living in an environment that was almost untouched by war, but which had become uncanny overnight. Beginning with the Phoney War and Hitler's first visit to the city, acclaimed literary historian and critic Ronald Rosbottom takes us through the German Army's almost unopposed seizure of Paris, its bureaucratic re-organization of that city, with the aid of collaborationist Frenchmen, and the daily adjustments Parisians had to make to this new oppressive presence. Using memoirs, interviews and published eye-witness accounts, Rosbottom expertly weaves a narrative of daily life for both the Occupier and the Occupied. He shows its effects on the Parisian celebrity circles of Pablo Picasso, Simone de Beauvoir, Colette, Jean Cocteau, and Jean-Paul Sartre, and on the ordinary citizens of its twenty arrondissements. But Paris is the protagonist of this story, and Rosbottom provides us with a template for seeing the City of Light as more than a place of pleasure and beauty.
The Last Kiss Goodbye
By Karen Robards
Dr Charlotte 'Charlie' Stone is a psychiatrist who explores the darkest territory of all: the hearts and minds of serial killers. It's a job she's uniquely suited for, thanks to the secret talent that gives her an uncanny edge - Charlie can see the spirits of the dead. This blessing - or curse - gives Charlie the power to hunt down madmen and murderers. It's also turned her love life upside down by drawing her into a hopelessly passionate relationship with the lingering ghost of a charismatic bad boy.But there's little time for romance when murder comes pounding at Charlie's door in the form of a terrified young woman fleeing a homicidal maniac. Saving her life places Charlie squarely in the sights of a sadistic predator nicknamed 'the Gingerbread Man.' Matching wits with this cunningly twisted opponent will require all of Charlie's expert skills. But even with her devilish 'guardian angel', not to mention her favourite flesh-and-blood Federal agent Tony Bartoli, watching her beautiful back, the Gingerbread Man's horrifying grin might be the last thing Charlie ever sees.
By Deon Meyer
Why would a mathematics professor from Cambridge University, renting a holiday home outside Cape Town, require a false identity and three bodyguards? And where is he, now that they are dead? The only clue to the bodyguards' murder is the snake engraved on the shell casings of the bullets that killed them. Investigating the massacre, Benny Griessel and his team find themselves being drawn into an international conspiracy with shocking implications. It seems it is not just the terrorists and criminals of Britain and South Africa who may fear the Professor's work, but the politicians too. As the body count begins to spiral viciously, Benny must put his new-found love life aside and focus on finding the one person who could give him a break in the case: a teenage pickpocket on the run in the city. But Benny is not the only person hunting for Tyrone Kleinbooi . . . Relentlessly suspenseful, topical, hard-hitting and richly rewarding, COBRA is a superb novel from an author who is acclaimed around the world as a brilliant voice in crime fiction.
The Silence of the Sea
By Yrsa Sigurdardottir
The Lawless Kind
By Matt Hilton
Complete Greek (Learn Greek with Teach Yourself)
By Aristarhos Matsukas
Complete Greek is a comprehensivelanguage course that takes you from beginner to intermediate level.This book is for use with the accompanying audio MP3 CD-ROMS containing over two hours of audio (ISBN 9781444195361).The new edition of this successful course has been fully revised and is packed with new learning features to give you the language, practice and skills to communicate with confidence.-Maps from A1 to B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for languages-336-page book contains 15 learning units plus grammar reference and word glossary-Discovery Method - figure out rules and patterns to make the language stick-Teaches the key skills - reading, writing, listening and speaking-Learn to learn - tips and skills on how to be a better language learner-Culture notes - learn about the people and places of Greece-Outcomes-based learning - focus your studies with clear aims-Authentic listening activities - everyday conversations give you a flavour of real spoken Greek-Test Yourself - see and track your own progressComing soon: get our companion app. Greek course: Teach Yourself is full of fun, interactive activities to support your learning with this course. Apple and Android versions available.Also available: Get Started in Beginner's Greek (ISBN 9781444101621).Rely on Teach Yourself, trusted by language learners for over 75 years.
International Relations: All That Matters
By Ken Booth
The book will explain international politics as an especially significant level of world politics. World politics can be understood, simply, as Who Gets What, Where and How? (globally) to borrow a title from a famous old book by Harold Lasswell. International relations are a critical level in that business of determining who gets what across the world. Decisive things take place at the international level, and they directly or indirectly affect all our lives: war, trade, and the provision (or not) of human rights for example. This is why the practice of international relations matter. The reason academic International Relations matter is because it is the subject that asks the most fundamental questions about the politics of who gets what and how, and in the biggest political arena of all.
Secrets of Wealthy People: 50 Techniques to Get Rich
By David Stevenson
What do wealthy people know that the rest of us don't?Do they have a secret recipe for success?Is there a special alchemy to make it work?The Secrets of Wealthy People reveals the 50 things you need to know to build your wealth, capital and investments. Some will surprise you, and all will inspire you. Put these 50 simple strategies together and you have a great recipe for a better life, a formula that will unlock the secrets and uncover your potential.
Secrets of Happy People: 50 Techniques to Feel Good
By Matt Avery
What do happy people know that the rest of us don't?Do they have a secret recipe for success?Is there a special alchemy to make it work?The Secrets of Happy People reveals the 50 things you need to know to feel more fulfilled, experience more joy and spend more time doing things that make you happy. Some will surprise you, and all will inspire you. Put these 50 simple strategies together and you have a great recipe for a better life, a formula that will unlock the secrets and uncover your potential.
Get Started in Japanese: Teach Yourself (New Edition)
By Helen Gilhooly
If you are an absolute beginner or simply looking for a solid foundation to your language studies for school, work or travel, this engaging course will help get you on your way to speaking, writing, reading and understanding Japanese in no time. Through culture notes, clear language presentations, and extensive practice and review, you will pick up the Japanese you need to communicate naturally in everyday situations - from shopping and travelling to food and daily life.Engaging with our interactive Discovery Method, you'll absorb language rules faster, remember what you learn easily, and put your Japanese into use with confidence.Get Started in Japanese has a learner-centered approach that incorporates the following features:- Outcomes-based approach - focus your learning with clear goals - Learn to learn - tips and skills on how to be a better language learner- Discovery method -- figure out rules and patterns for yourself to make the language stick- Self-check and test yourself - see and assess your own progress - Personalization - use the language in real situationsNote that this pack includes a 2-colour book and an MP3 CD-Rom.
Get Started in Beginner's Turkish: Teach Yourself
By Asuman Pollard
If you are an absolute beginner or simply looking for a solid foundation to your language studies for school, work or travel, this engaging course will help get you on your way to speaking, writing, reading and understanding Turkish in no time. Through culture notes, clear language presentations, and extensive practice and review, you will pick up the Turkish you need to communicate naturally in everyday situations - from shopping and travelling to food and daily life.Engaging with our interactive Discovery Method, you'll absorb language rules faster, remember what you learn easily, and put your Turkish into use with confidence.Get Started in Turkish has a learner-centered approach that incorporates the following features:- Outcomes-based approach - focus your learning with clear goals - Learn to learn - tips and skills on how to be a better language learner- Discovery method -- figure out rules and patterns for yourself to make the language stick- Self-check and test yourself - see and assess your own progress - Personalization - use the language in real situationsNote that this pack includes a 2-colour book and an MP3 CD-Rom.