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In Farleigh Field: A Novel of World War II
by Rhys Bowen

Language

English

Pages

398

Publication Date

March 01, 2017

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<p><b>“Instantly absorbing, suspenseful, romantic, and stylish—like binge-watching a great British drama on <i>Masterpiece Theater</i>.” —Lee Child, <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author</b></p><p><b>Winner of the Agatha Award for Best Historical Novel, the Macavity Award for Best Historical Novel, and the Left Coast Crime Award for Best Historical Mystery.</b></p><p>World War II comes to Farleigh Place, the ancestral home of Lord Westerham and his five daughters, when a soldier with a failed parachute falls to his death on the estate. After his uniform and possessions raise suspicions, MI5 operative and family friend Ben Cresswell is covertly tasked with determining if the man is a German spy. The assignment also offers Ben the chance to be near Lord Westerham’s middle daughter, Pamela, whom he furtively loves. But Pamela has her own secret: she has taken a job at Bletchley Park, the British code-breaking facility.</p><p>As Ben follows a trail of spies and traitors, which may include another member of Pamela’s family, he discovers that some within the realm have an appalling, history-altering agenda. Can he, with Pamela’s help, stop them before England falls?</p><p>Inspired by the events and people of World War II, writer Rhys Bowen crafts a sweeping and riveting saga of class, family, love, and betrayal.</p>
The Matrimonial Advertisement (Parish Orphans of Devon Book 1)
by Mimi Matthews

Language

English

Pages

388

Publication Date

September 04, 2018

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<b> "For this impressive Victorian romance, Matthews crafts a tale that sparkles with chemistry...an excellent series launch that will appeal to fans of Loretta Chase and Stephanie Laurens."<i> -Publishers Weekly</i></b><br /><br /><i>She Wanted Sanctuary...</i><br /><br />Helena Reynolds will do anything to escape her life in London, even if that means traveling to a remote cliffside estate on the North Devon coast and marrying a complete stranger. But Greyfriar's Abbey isn't the sort of refuge she imagined. And ex-army captain Justin Thornhill--though he may be tall, dark, and devastatingly handsome--is anything but a romantic hero.<br /><br /><i>He Needed Redemption...</i><br /><br />Justin has spent the last two decades making his fortune, settling scores, and suffering a prolonged period of torture in an Indian prison. Now, he needs someone to smooth the way for him with the villagers. Someone to manage his household--and warm his bed on occasion. What he needs, in short, is a wife and a matrimonial advertisement seems the perfect way to acquire one.<br /><br />Their marriage was meant to be a business arrangement and nothing more. A dispassionate union free from the entanglements of love and affection. But when Helena's past threatens, will Justin's burgeoning feelings for his new bride compel him to come to her rescue? Or will dark secrets of his own force him to let her go?
Mark of The Marquess (The Valiant Love Regency Romance) (A Histor...
by Deborah Wilson

Language

English

Pages

516

Publication Date

February 09, 2019

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A scarred lord. A beautiful lady <br />Will they ever find peace or will fear drive them apart?<br /><br />Kimberley Clemens wrote a letter to her aunt. <br />It was slightly bawdy and very bold.<br />But she didn’t care. <br />It wasn’t as though her aunt read her letters anyway.<br /><br />Yet someone read it.<br /><br />James Hayden IV, the Marquess of Denhallow has never read anyone else’s mail, but life in exile has made him desperate for company. <br /><br />His face had been horribly disfigured. <br /><br />And… thus he locked himself away from the world. <br /><br />Needing a connection, he reads Kim’s letter… and dares to respond.<br />One letter after another changes their lives forever. <br /><br />Friendship turns into a marriage of convenience. <br />And forces James from exile and back into the eyes of Society. <br /><br />But danger not only lurks in the ballrooms of the Ton, but on the streets of London. <br />Can James and Kim’s fragile marriage survive the opinions of Society? <br />Or will James’ scars make him run, not only from the world, but from the woman who holds his heart?<br /><br />
A Man With One of Those Faces (The Dublin Trilogy Book 1)
by Caimh McDonnell

Language

English

Pages

362

Publication Date

August 30, 2016

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<p>The first time somebody tried to kill him was an accident. </p><p>The second time was deliberate. </p><p>Now Paul Mulchrone finds himself on the run with nobody to turn to except a nurse who has read one-too-many crime novels and a renegade copper with a penchant for violence. Together they must solve one of the most notorious crimes in Irish history . . . </p><p>. . . or else they’ll be history. </p><p>A Man With One of Those Faces is the first book in Caimh McDonnell's Dublin Trilogy, which melds fast-paced action with a distinctly Irish acerbic wit. </p><p><br /></p><p>Praise for A Man With One of Those Faces: </p><p><strong>"One of the funniest crime books you could read."</strong> The Express</p><p><strong>"A brilliant comedic thriller."</strong> The Irish Post <br /></p><p><strong>"It's just crying out to be made into a movie. The writing is whip-smart and funny."</strong> Books Ireland Magazine <br /></p><p><strong>"I was hooked by the end of the first page. Clever writing. Funny plot. Good characters." </strong>The Sun-Gazette<br /></p><p><strong>"Humorous crime at its finest. Droll, witty and highly entertaining. The writing is skilled and captivating." ***** </strong>Audiothing </p><p><strong>"A masterclass... The prose and narrative is spot on. The characters inhabiting this hilarious, yet gripping story are just wonderful." *****</strong> Strange Alliances </p><p><strong>"A riotous read. Flipping easily between humour and terror so that I spent most of the book sat on the edge of my seat while chuckling." **** </strong>Cleopatra Loves Books </p><p><strong>"Original, innovative, intelligent and laugh out loud funny."</strong> Maureen Carter, author of the Bev Morriss books </p><p>"If you like stories by Colin Bateman, Carl Hiaasen, Tim Dorsey and Janet Evanovich then you'll enjoy A Man With One of Those Faces." **** The View from the Blue House</p>
The Infirmary: A DCI Ryan Mystery (The DCI Ryan Mysteries Book 11...
by LJ Ross

Language

English

Pages

291

Publication Date

February 10, 2019

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<b>** THE <i>PREQUEL</i> TO THE #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER <i>HOLY ISLAND</i> AND NOW A MAJOR NEW AUDIBLE ORIGINALS DRAMA STARRING TOM BATEMAN, KEVIN WHATELY, HERMIONE NORRIS AND ALUN ARMSTRONG **<br /><br /><i>No man is an island…​</i></b><br /><br />In the stifling summer heat of 2014, a killer has been stalking the streets of Newcastle causing city-wide panic. When the officer in charge of the case turns up dead, it falls upon Detective Chief Inspector Ryan to take up the baton and find the person responsible.​<br /><br />To the close-knit team of police in Northumbria CID, Ryan is still an outsider; aloof and uncompromising. He’s lived a charmed life and has an unbroken track record to match. But, as <i>The Hacker’s</i> death toll rises, Ryan realises this is one adversary he’ll never bring to justice on his own… ​<br /><br />Murder and mystery are peppered with dark humour in this fast-paced crime thriller, set amidst the iconic North-Eastern landscape. ​<br /><br /><b>“LJ Ross keeps company with the best mystery writers” – <i>The Times</i>​<br />​<br />“A literary phenomenon” – <i>Evening Chronicle</i>​<br />​<br />“LJ Ross is the Queen of Kindle” – <i>Sunday Telegraph</i>​<br />​<br />The Audible Original Drama stars Tom Bateman (Murder on the Orient Express, Jekyll & Hyde, Snatched), Bertie Carvel (Doctor Foster, Les Misérables), Hermione Norris (Spooks, Cold Feet), Kevin Whately (Lewis, Auf Wiedersehen, Pet) and Alun Armstrong (Get Carter, Patriot Games, New Tricks).</b>
Stranger in the Woods: A Tense Psychological Thriller
by Anni Taylor

Language

English

Pages

394

Publication Date

September 16, 2018

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<b>New From the Author of the Bestselling Novel, The Game You Played</b><div>A town harbouring dark secrets. People who'll do anything to hide what they've done. <br />Photographer Isla Wilson is thrilled she's landed her dream job, but the clients who hired her are getting stranger by the day. <br /><br />It sounded so perfect - a month's assignment at the misty, sprawling Scottish Highlands property of brilliant architect Alban McGregor, and his wife, Jessica. <br /><br />But deep in the woods, there is <b>a chilling playhouse</b>. <br />Two years ago, the McGregors' daughter, Elodie, died after being abducted and taken there. Alban refuses to knock the playhouse down, and he keeps a picture of it on his wall. <br /><br />Isla senses that both Alban and Jessica are <b>keeping terrible secrets</b>. And it seems that others in the town are also veiling the truth. <br /><br />The closer Isla comes to getting answers about Elodie, the more <b>the danger mounts</b>. And with a dense cover of snow now blanketing the town, all chance of escape might already be gone.</div><div><br /><br /><b>REVIEWS</b></div><div></div><div></div><div><div><div><span>"It's not often that I'm surprised by a twist, but Stranger in the Woods has an absolutely killer ending that I didn't see coming at all. </span><span>With the atmospheric setting of rural Scotland, and a cast of imaginative characters, it's easy to become immersed in Stranger in the Woods. I loved the way the Scottish tales of 'tattie bogles' and the sweeping majesty of the Highlands were weaved into the story. This is a fantastic dark mystery with a twist in the tale." <b>- Sarah.A.Denzil, author of <i>Silent Child</i></b></span></div><div></div><div></div><span><b> </b></span><br /><span>"Don't start unless you have time to finish! My right arm went numb from holding my kindle. Rarely and I do mean rarely do I read a book and don't figure out the ending. I am in awe!" <b>- Reviewer</b></span><br /><br /><div>"I was hooked from the very beginning. Every scene and character intrigued me." <b>- Reviewer</b></div><div></div><br /><span>"Stranger in the Woods pulls you in and holds you tight in its grasp from start to finish." <b>- Reviewer</b></span></div><div><div></div><div></div></div><div><span><b></b></span></div><div><span><b></b></span></div><div><span><b></b></span></div><div>"Awesome, awesome book!!! Hard to put down." <b>- Reviewer</b></div></div>
A Morbid Taste for Bones (The Chronicles of Brother Cadfael Book ...
by Ellis Peters

Language

English

Pages

213

Publication Date

August 05, 2014

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<DIV><B>The “irresistible” and “compelling” first novel in the historical mystery series featuring a Welsh Benedictine monk in the twelfth century (<I>The Washington Post</I>).</B><BR /><BR /> A Welsh Benedictine monk living at Shrewsbury Abbey in western England, Brother Cadfael spends much of his time tending the herbs and vegetables in the garden—but now there’s a more pressing matter. Cadfael is to serve as translator for a group of monks heading to the town of Gwytherin in Wales. The team’s goal is to collect the holy remains of Saint Winifred, which Prior Robert hopes will boost the abbey’s reputation, as well as his own. But when the monks arrive in Gwytherin, the town is divided over the request.<BR /><BR /> When the leading opponent to disturbing the grave is found shot dead with a mysterious arrow, some believe Saint Winifred herself delivered the deadly blow. Brother Cadfael knows an earthly hand did the deed, but his plan to root out a murderer may dig up more than he can handle.<BR /><BR /> Before <I>CSI</I> and <I>Law & Order</I>, there was Brother Cadfael, “wily veteran of the Crusades” (<I>Los Angeles Times</I>). His knowledge of herbalism, picked up in the Holy Land, and his skillful observance of human nature are blessings in dire situations, and earned Ellis Peters a Crime Writers’ Association Silver Dagger Award. <I>A Morbid Taste for Bones</I> kicks off a long-running and much-loved series that went on to be adapted for stage, radio, and television.</DIV>
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One and Two: The Offici...
by , Jack Thorne

Language

English

Pages

336

Publication Date

July 25, 2017

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<p><b>The official playscript of the original West End production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.</b></p><p>It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn't much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband, and father of three school-age children.</p><p>While Harry grapples with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs, his youngest son Albus must struggle with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted. As past and present fuse ominously, both father and son learn the uncomfortable truth: sometimes, darkness comes from unexpected places.</p><p>The playscript for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child was originally released as a 'special rehearsal edition' alongside the opening of Jack Thorne's play in London's West End in summer 2016. Based on an original story by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany and Jack Thorne, the play opened to rapturous reviews from theatregoers and critics alike, while the official playscript became an immediate global bestseller.</p><p>This definitive and final playscript updates the 'special rehearsal edition' with the conclusive and final dialogue from the play, which has subtly changed since its rehearsals, as well as a conversation piece between director John Tiffany and writer Jack Thorne, who share stories and insights about reading playscripts. This edition also includes useful background information including the Potter family tree and a timeline of events from the Wizarding World prior to the beginning of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.</p>
The Poldark Saga: Books 1 - 3
by Winston Graham

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English

Pages

Publication Date

September 30, 2018

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<p><strong>As Seen on Masterpiece™ on PBS®: Books 1 - 3 of the Poldark series!</strong></p><p><strong>Ross Poldark</strong><br />In the first novel in Winston Graham's hit series, a weary Ross Poldark returns to England from war, looking forward to a joyful homecoming with his beloved Elizabeth. But instead he discovers his father has died, his home is overrun by livestock and drunken servants, and Elizabeth—believing Ross to be dead—is now engaged to his cousin. Ross has no choice but to start his life anew.</p><p><strong>Demelza </strong><br />In the enchanting second novel in Winston Graham's beloved Poldark series, Demelza Carne, an impoverished miner's daughter Ross Poldark rescued from a fairground brawl, now happily finds herself his wife. But the events of these turbulent years test their marriage and their love. </p><p><strong>Jeremy Poldark</strong><br />Ross Poldark faces the darkest hour of his life in this third novel of the Poldark series. Reeling from the tragic death of a loved one, Captain Poldark vents his grief by inciting impoverished locals to salvage the contents of a ship run aground in a storm—an act for which British law proscribes death by hanging. Ross is brought to trial for his involvement, and despite their stormy marriage, Demelza tries to rally support for her husband, to save him and their family. And into this setting, Jeremy Poldark, Ross and Demelza's first son, is born...</p><p>The Poldark series is the masterwork of Winston Graham's life work, evoking the period and people like only he can and creating a work of rich and poor, loss and love, that you will not soon forget.</p>
The Darkest Hour: WWII Tales of Resistance
by , Ryan Armstrong

Language

English

Pages

710

Publication Date

January 22, 2019

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The USA TODAY Bestseller with thousands of raving readers.<br /><br /><b>When the world falls to terror and tyranny reigns…<br /><br />...how far would you go to resist?</b><br /><br />Would you risk your own life or the lives of the ones you love?<br /><br />From a young Jewish woman in love fighting her way out of the Warsaw ghetto, to a Czech assassin rising above his fears for an attempt on a Nazi Hangman’s life, to a daughter who vows to avenge her family by taking down a Japanese commander, and a French boy's touching act of defiance no matter how small.<br /><br />Come and get a glimpse of the invisible side of WWII - the Resistance, those who refuse to bow down to brutality.<br /><br />Hold your breath and hope for the best in the darkest of times, when our heroes and heroines risk all to defy evil so the light of freedom will shine over their countries again.<br /><br />This collection includes ten never before published novellas by ten of today’s bestselling WWII historical fiction authors.<br /><br />Foreword by Terry Lynn Thomas, author of <i>The Silent Woman</i>, the USA Today Bestseller.<br /><br /><b>Featured Stories:</b><br /><br />Bubbe’s Nightingale by Roberta Kagan<br />Catriona’s War by Jean Grainger<br />Reluctant Informer by Marion Kummerow<br />Killing the Hangman by Ellie Midwood<br />The Moon Chaser by Alexa Kang<br />Enemy at the Gate by Mary D. Brooks<br />The Occupation by Deborah Swift<br />Code Name Camille by Kathryn Gauci<br />V for Victory by John R McKay<br />Sound of Resistance by Ryan Armstrong<br /><br />*** All proceeds will be donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum In Washington DC ***<br />

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