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  • Anglais Husbands

    Adele Parks

    Love triangles are always complex but in Bella's case things are particularly so as she is married to both men in her triangle. She plans never to reveal her first marriage to husband number two Phillip - after all, Stevie is no longer part of her life. That is until, inconveniently, her best friend introduces her new man to Bella and it's none other than husband number one. Could things get more complicated? Well, only if Bella and Stevie fall for one another again...

  • Anglais Persuasion

    Jane Austen

    At twenty-seven, Anne Elliot is no longer young and has few romantic prospects. Eight years earlier, she had been persuaded by her friend Lady Russell to break off her engagement to Frederick Wentworth, a handsome naval captain with neither fortunenor rank. What happens when they encounter each other again is movingly told in Jane Austen's last completed novel. Set in the fashionable societies of Lyme Regis and Bath, Persuasion is a brilliant satire of vanity and pretension, but, above all,it is a love story tinged with the heartache of missed opportunities.

  • WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY RUTH RENDELL INCLUDES 'THE ADVENTURE OF THE SPECKLED BAND' The Baskerville family curse tells of how a terrifying, supernatural hound roams the moors around Baskerville Hall and preys on members of the family in revenge for a ter

  • Introduction by Anne Perry Includes newly commissioned endnotes In 1887, a young Arthur Conan Doyle published A Study in Scarlet, creating an international icon in the quick-witted sleuth Sherlock Holmes. In this very first Holmes mystery, the detective introduces himself to Dr. John H. Watson with the puzzling line You have been in Afghanistan, I perceive, and so begins Watsons, and the worlds, fascination with this enigmatic character. In A Study in Scarlet, Doyle presents two equally perplexing mysteries for Holmes to solve: one a murder that takes place in the shadowy outskirts of London, in a locked room where the haunting word Rache is written upon the wall, the other a kidnapping set in the American West. Picking up the scarlet thread of murder running through the colourless skein of life, Holmes demonstrates his uncanny knack for finding the truth, tapping into powers of deduction that still captivate readers today.
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  • Tash and Rich are wild about each other; their relationship is honest, fresh and magical, so they dash towards a romantic elopement in the French Alps. However, five of Rich's old university friends crash the wedding holiday and they bring with them a whole load of ancient baggage. Can Tash hold on to Rich when she's challenged by years of complicated yet binding history and a dense web of dark secrets and intrigues? And, as some of those secrets come to light, she has to ask herself does she even want to?

  • Anglais Love Lies

    Adele Parks

    Fern is staring thirty in the face and she believes a romantic wedding should be the next step for her and long-term love Adam, but he just won't go down on one knee. Then a chance meeting catapults her out of the everyday existence and into a girl's ultimate fantasy - being swept away by Prince Charming to a life of luxury, wealth and celebrity. But is her whirlwind romance with pop star Scottie Taylor everything it seems? Fern is forced to ask herself if a fairy tale ending is possible in such a modern rock and roll world...

  • Building to a white-knuckle climax, The Clinic is a brilliantly plotted thriller. For three months the police have found no clues to the murder of Hope Devane, psychology professor and controversial author of a pop-psych bestseller, an angry indictment of men. Now homicide detective Milo Sturgis, turns to his friend, psychologist Dr Alex Delaware, for help. One by one, they unlock the very private compartments of her life: her marriage, her shadowy work for a Beverly Hills clinic, and her baffling link to another murder victim. But when Alex delves into her childhood he begins to understand the formidable woman she was - and the ties that entangled her life until the horrifying act of betrayal that ended it.

  • Anglais In a Far Country

    Linda Holeman

    Raised in a remote village on the edge of a sugarcane plantation, fourteen-year-old Isabel was born with the gift and curse of 'seeing farther'. When drought and war grip the backlands, her brother Isaias joins a great exodus to a teeming city in the south. Soon Isabel must follow, forsaking the only home she's ever known.

  • Anglais Double Cross

    James Patterson

    Alex Cross faces his most diabolical villain - a serial killer with a hunger for celebrity. Just when Alex Cross's life is calming down, he's drawn back into the game to confront the Audience Killer - a terrifying genius who stages his killings as public spectacles in Washington, DC, and broadcasts them live on the net. In Colorado, another criminal mastermind is planning a triumphant return. From his maximum-security prison cell, the Mastermind has spent years plotting his escape and revenge. The Mastermind prefers to work alone, but if joining forces with DC's Audience Killer helps him to get the man who put him away - Alex Cross - then so be it.

  • The first Suzanne Brockmann book to be published by Headline. Troubleshooters: Danger can be addictive. Badly shaken after the loss of one of their own, the men and women of Troubleshooters Inc. go up against their most deadly opponents yet --- the clandestine organisation, The Agency. Blackmail, extortion, murder: The Agency's black-ops sector will stop at nothing to achieve their objective. But this time they've gone too far and hit too close to home and the Troubleshooters are out for revenge. Led by former Navy SEAL Lawrence Decker, a team of investigators --- from FBI agent Jules Cassidy and former CIA operative Dave Malkoff, to Troubleshooters Sophia Ghaffari, Tess Bailey and receptionist Tracy Shapiro --- band together to uncover the truth, and bring the killers to justice. But the stakes are raised even higher when Decker barely escapes an attempt on his life. It soon becomes clear that the hunters have become the hunted --- and the Troubleshooters are no longer just solving a crime --- they're fighting for survival.

  • New York Times bestseller Suzanne Brockmann's brilliant new Troubleshooters book is guaranteed to make your heart race and your blood chill. Danger can be addictive. Troubleshooters Inc.'s second-in-command Alyssa Locke is no stranger to dealing with danger. As a former FBI agent, guarding lives is Alyssa's game and no one plays it better. Now her toughest challenge will be protecting herself from 'The Dentist', a sadistic murderer she has relentlessly pursued for over a decade. Alyssa's new assignment was supposed to be an easy one: take a squad to New York to teach self-defence to a newly-elected congresswoman receiving death threats. But the job takes a more sinister turn as they discover a dead boy and Alyssa finds herself heading up a murder investigation. Then Alyssa is ambushed and finds herself imprisoned by The Dentist, the mastermind behind it all. Cut off from everyone, Alyssa must use all her skills as he prepares to make her his ultimate trophy. One one can survive - who will it be?

  • Beautiful Eva Bereton has just three close friends: Patsy, whom she looks upon as a sister; Bill, once her childhood sweetheart, now married and living in Canada; and her mother, to whom she is devoted. When a tragic accident turns Eva's world upside down, Patsy is the only one she can turn to. A hated figure from the past comes to reclaim the farm and business that Eva had always believed were her parents'. Not even Bill, still in love with Eva, can stop Eva being thrown out on the streets. Together with Patsy, Eva starts a new life far away. Luckily, they find work and lodgings wherever they settle. But when Eva arrives in Blackburn her past mistakes rise up to haunt her. Yet even when threatened from all sides Eva will never accept that her chances of happiness have been destroyed. Determined and optimistic, she fights on to change her life for the better.

  • Bridget Mulligan loves her husband. He is caring, loyal and dependable - everything a woman could ask for. But she can't quite forget Harry - the one that got away - and when a snow storm drives her into his arms, the inevitable happens. Nine months later a child is born. Overcome with remorse, Bridget is determined that her husband should know the truth, but her confession can lead only to heartbreak. Although he allows his wife and her child to continue living in his home, Tom Mulligan makes it clear that their marriage is over. Lonely and afraid, Bridget finds comfort in the friendship of Fanny, a feisty young mother who knows what it is to be alone. But Bridget's life can never be complete until she has the love of the only man she ever really wanted...

  • In Suzanne Brockmann's next Troubleshooters book, can the team save American hostages trapped on board a plane? The Troubleshooters' Senior Chief Stan Wolchonok has made a career of tackling difficult challenges. But when a commercial jet carrying American citizens, including a Senator's daughter, is hijacked in Athens, Stan's unflinching determination is put to the ultimate test. The hijacked plane has been re-routed to Kazbekistan, one of the most dangerous countries in the world, and now his team must take the jet back, by force if necessary, to save the hostages. For Lieutenant Teri Howe, one of the best helicopter pilots in the naval reserves, the opportunity to work on a mission with the Troubleshooters is the chance of a lifetime. And if it also allows her to spend some more time with the enigmatic Chief, so much the better. The rescue will be daring and dangerous. Can Stan, Teri and the rest of the Troubleshooters prevail, or will this be the mission that sends them over the edge?

  • February, AD 668, and Cashel is full of distinguished visitors. Under the old Irish custom, Fidelma of Cashel and Eadulf of Seaxmund's Ham, having been joined together for a year and a day, are to be married. But on the eve of the ceremony, the pious Abbot Ultán is found murdered in his chamber. Worse still - one of the most distinguished guests, the King of Connacht, is seen fleeing from the scene and charged with the murder. He demands his right to appoint Fidelma in his defence. Fidelma soon discovers that Abbot Ultán is not the pious man he was thought to be - indeed, many of the guests have cause to hate him. It is a long weekend of suspicion, fear and more death before Fidelma and Eadulf are able to reveal the truth behind Ultán's murder.

  • Anglais Children of Eve

    Deirdre Purcell

    Eve Moraghan broke one of the great taboos when she abandoned her children as toddlers. Now adults, Arabella, Willow and Rowan have heard nothing of their mother since the day she walked out the door, headed no one knows where. Why she went, they just don't know. But now, it seems, they're about to find out. Their mother's been in an accident, and she's sent word that she wants to see her children. The first reaction is to tell her to forget it. She gave up on them - why should they jump when she says so? And yet somehow they each find themselves on that plane, making the journey that will tell them what their past was all about - and open new doors into the future.

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