J. R. Ward - The Angels' Share - Little, Brown Book Group

Time remaining

  • -- days
  • -- hours
  • -- minutes
  • -- seconds
Other Formats
  • Paperback £8.99
    More information
    • ISBN:9780349409931
    • Publication date:27 Jun 2017
Books in this series

The Angels' Share

By J. R. Ward

  • E-Book
  • £P.O.R.

A new series by the Sunday Times bestselling JR Ward. Set in the deep South, this tells the story of a dynasty driven by power, money and scandal . . .

'Downton Abbey meets Dynasty in this richly imagined, captivating family saga' USA Today

Behind the glamorous facade of Kentucky's most famous family lurks a secret - one that threatens its very foundation . . .

In Charlemont, Kentucky, the Bradford family is the crème de la crème of high society - just like their exclusive brand of bourbon. And their complicated lives and vast estate are run by a discrete staff who inevitably become embroiled in their affairs. This is especially true now, when the apparent suicide of the family patriarch is starting to look more and more like murder.

No one is above suspicion - especially the eldest Bradford son, Edward. The bad blood between him and his father is known far and wide, and he is aware that he could be named a suspect. As the investigation into the death intensifies, he keeps himself busy at the bottom of a bottle - as well as with his former horse trainer's daughter. Meanwhile, the family's financial future lies in the perfectly manicured hands of a business rival, a woman who wants Edward all to herself.

Everything has consequences; everybody has secrets. And few can be trusted. Then, at the very brink of the family's demise, someone thought lost to them forever returns to the fold. Maxwell Bradford has come home. But is he a saviour . . . or the worst of all the sinners?

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780349409917
  • Publication date: 26 Jul 2016
  • Page count:
  • Imprint: Piatkus
'Dallas' meets 'Downton Abbey'... This is high drama, and it's mesmerizing — Fresh Fiction
The drama and dark secrets behind the Bradford family's empire propel this irresistible story of high-society scandal . . . a read that's rich, smooth, and satisfying as a glass of Kentucky bourbon — New York Times bestselling author Susan Elizabeth Phillips
Soapy elements abound in this Dynasty-esque tale, from lavish wealth to feuds, dirty secrets, and forbidden love Ward is a master of pacing and world building, and readers will love that the cliff-hanger ending guarantees at least a second helping of the Bradfords — Booklist (starred review)
I want my "Bourbon" in bed! J. R. Ward delivers a sweeping saga where family roots run deep and passion sizzles hotter than a Kentucky summer. Potent and heady, one taste just isn't enough — New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter
Breathless fun! J. R. Ward moves her trademark dark and sexy from the world of warrior vampires to the halls of the Kentucky elite, where the family members claws are just as sharp and the consequences just as deadly. I couldn't stop turning the pages! — New York Times bestselling author Lisa Gardner
Get ready for summer's most sinful indulgence. The drama never stops in this tale of family secrets, lost love found, rivalries, delightfully nasty villains, and deliciously appealing heroes. Put on your derby hat and join in the fun New York Times bestselling author Susan Wiggs
Sphere

My Sisters And Me

Lisa Dickenson
Authors:
Lisa Dickenson

They're returning home . . . and it's going to be quite the homecoming!When Willow Lake asks her three daughters to help renovate the family home, each woman has a reason to hesitate about returning to Ciderwood, the Devon town they grew up in. The sisters have always looked out for each other and growing up in Ciderwood, they definitely needed someone to watch their backs . . . Noelle, the youngest, is perfectly comfortable with who she is - now. Once, though, she wanted to fit in so badly that she walked away from her first love. A first love who still lives in Ciderwood . . .Emmy, the middle sister, has always been quiet and bookish and has no desire to return to where those traits were once greeted with taunts and ridicule, and she finds herself growing more and more anxious. Something has to give.Outspoken and protective, Rae, the eldest, is painfully aware of how much the townspeople hurt her sisters growing up. And there's no way she's going to let history repeat itself.Yet as the sisters settle back into Ciderwood, they realise their return brings with it a chance to rekindle old romances and friendships. After all, the three of them have changed over the years so it's possible that the townspeople have too . . . isn't it?

Piatkus

Darkest Night

Megan Erickson
Authors:
Megan Erickson

The second installment of Megan Erickson's new series, following on from Zero Hour.

Sphere

When the Curtain Falls

Carrie Hope Fletcher
Authors:
Carrie Hope Fletcher

The BRAND NEW NOVEL from Sunday Times bestselling author Carrie Hope Fletcher. Coming in July 2018!'Reminded me so much of Cecelia Ahern' Ali McNamara'Our go-to for spellbinding stories with a magical edge' Heat******Theatres have a certain kind of magic. When the curtain rises, we are all enraptured by the glare of the lights and the smell of the greasepaint but it's when the curtain falls that the real drama begins . . . In 1952 two young lovers meet, in secret, at the beautiful Southern Cross theatre in the very heart of London's West End. Their relationship is made up of clandestine meetings and stolen moments because there is someone who will make them suffer if he discovers she is no longer 'his'. But life in the theatre doesn't always go according to plan and tragedy and heartache are waiting in the wings for all the players . . . Almost seventy years later, a new production of When the Curtain Falls arrives at the theatre, bringing with it Oscar Bright and Olive Green and their budding romance. Very soon, though, strange things begin to happen and they learn about the ghost that's haunted the theatre since 1952, a ghost who can only be seen on one night of the year. Except the ghost is appearing more often and seems hell bent on sabotaging Oscar and Olive. The young couple realise they need to right that wrong from years gone by, but can they save themselves before history repeats itself and tragedy strikes once more?Moulin Rouge meets Phantom of the Opera in this spellbinding and magical story of unrequited love and revenge. When the Curtain Falls is Carrie Hope Fletcher at her romantic best - it will take your breath away. Coming in July 2018!

Piatkus

Embers

Suzanne Wright
Authors:
Suzanne Wright

Harper and Knox are back and better than ever! The fourth book in Suzanne Wright's globally bestselling The Dark in You series is not to be missed. What readers are saying about Suzanne:'It's been two minutes since my last fix and I need Suzanne Wright to give me more' Edgy Reviews'No words to describe how much I ADORE this extraordinary and magical read!!!' Gi's Spot Reviews on Burn'What a great start to yet another fab Suzanne Wright Series!' Aurora B's Book Blog on Burn'A whole lot of action and excitement. Add in lots of sarcastic banter, a sexy alpha demon and his smart-mouthed heroine, an intense, highly passionate romance and a bit of a mystery, and I devoured this book from start to finish ... Suzanne Wright is on another winner with this one!' The Escapist Book Blog on Burn'Unique, original and very entertaining' Ramblings from this ChickTHE DARK IN YOU series: BURNBLAZEASHESEMBERS

Piatkus

When Katie Met Cassidy

Camille Perri
Authors:
Camille Perri

Sphere

Daisy's Vintage Cornish Camper Van

Ali McNamara
Authors:
Ali McNamara
Piatkus

More Than Words

Mia Sheridan
Authors:
Mia Sheridan
Piatkus

Shelter in Place

Nora Roberts
Authors:
Nora Roberts
Piatkus

Death Doesn't Bargain

Sherrilyn Kenyon
Authors:
Sherrilyn Kenyon
Hachette Australia

When in Rome

C.J. Duggan
Authors:
C.J. Duggan
Hachette Audio

A Girl's Best Friend

Jules Wake
Authors:
Jules Wake

Welcome to your new cottage in the country - complete with grumpy vet, village gossip and a giant, lolloping, and very muddy dog . . . City girl Ella wants to take refuge in the country, lick her wounds and work out what she's going to do with the rest of her life. She certainly doesn't want a four-legged house guest or have anything to do with village life. Unfortunately, the inhabitants of Wilsgrave have other ideas and before long she finds herself re-evaluating everything she thought she wanted out of life - with the help of her new furry best friend . . .A gorgeously romantic tale set in an idyllic countryside village, from the author of ebook bestseller Covent Garden in the Snow. Perfect for fans of Trisha Ashley and Katie Fforde.

Piatkus

Love Again

Kelly Elliott
Authors:
Kelly Elliott
Piatkus

The Thief

J. R. Ward
Authors:
J. R. Ward
Piatkus

Love and Other Words

Christina Lauren
Authors:
Christina Lauren

The heart may hide, but it never forgets.Macy Sorensen is settling into an ambitious if emotionally tepid routine: work hard as a new pediatrics resident, plan her wedding to an older, financially secure man, keep her head down and heart tucked away.But when she runs into Elliot Petropoulos - the first and only love of her life - the careful bubble she's constructed begins to dissolve. Once upon a time, Elliot was Macy's entire world - growing from her gangly teen friend into the man who coaxed her heart open again after the loss of her mother . . . only to break it on the very night he declared his love for her.Told in alternating timelines between Then and Now, teenage Elliot and Macy grow from friends to much more - spending weekends and lazy summers together in a house outside of San Francisco reading books, sharing favourite words, and talking through their growing pains and triumphs. As adults, they have become strangers to one another until their chance reunion. Although their memories are obscured by the agony of what happened that night so many years ago, Elliot will come to understand the truth behind Macy's decade-long silence, and will have to overcome the past and himself to revive her faith in the possibility of an all-consuming love.The first women's fiction novel from New York Times and No. 1 international bestselling author Christina Lauren (Dating You, Hating You).

Piatkus

Legacy Novella 1

J. R. Ward
Authors:
J. R. Ward
Piatkus

Tempting Love

Kelly Elliott
Authors:
Kelly Elliott
Piatkus

The Bastard's Bargain

Katee Robert
Authors:
Katee Robert

Married to the enemyWhen Keira O'Malley was a child, she used to picture her perfect wedding. The flowers. The dress. Her husband. But nothing could have prepared her for saying "I do" to Dmitri Romanov-cold, domineering, and always one step ahead of everyone else in the ever-shifting power plays of New York City. She agreed to his bargain to secure peace for her family, and she may want the bastard more than she'd ever admit, but she'll be damned if she'll make this marriage easy for him.Dmitri knows better than to underestimate Keira for one second. Molten desire smolders between them, a dangerous addiction neither can resist. But his enemies are already on the move, and he needs every ounce of his legendary focus and control to keep them alive. Keira could just be his secret weapon-if she doesn't bring him to his knees first.'A tension-filled plot full of deceit, betrayal, and sizzling love scenes will make it impossible for readers to set the book down' Publishers Weekly on Forbidden Promises

Piatkus

Blood Fury

J. R. Ward
Authors:
J. R. Ward

In this sexy paranormal romance novel set in the world of the Black Dagger Brotherhood, #1 New York Times bestselling author J. R. Ward tells the story of two couples - both fighting to find love in the midst of the war with the Lessening Society.A vampire aristocrat, Peyton is well aware of his duty to his bloodline: mate with an appropriate female of his class and carry on his family's traditions. And he thought he'd found his perfect match - until she fell in love with someone else. Yet when his split-second decision in a battle with the enemy endangers the life of another trainee, Peyton has to face the idea that his future, and his heart, actually lie with another.Novo, as a female in the Black Dagger Brotherhood's training program, feels like she has to prove herself to everybody - and she has no interest in being distracted by falling in love. But when Peyton proves to be so much more than a rich playboy, she is forced to confront the tragedy that has broken her soul and closed her off from love.As the two grapple with Novo's past and Peyton's present, another couple must contend with an erotic connection that is unparalleled - and potentially scandalous. Saxton, who has had his heart broken, discovers in himself a deep-seated attraction to Ruhn, a new member of the household. But will the other male explore the connection? Or will he close his mind and his heart to what could be true love . . . and cost Saxton everything?

Piatkus

Roomies

Christina Lauren
Authors:
Christina Lauren
Piatkus

Devil's Cut

J. R. Ward
Authors:
J. R. Ward

A dynasty filled with secrets teeters on the edge of collapse as Sunday Times bestselling author J.R. Ward draws us into the elite world of the Bradford family . . . At first, the death of the head of the Bradford family, was ruled a suicide. But then his eldest son and sworn enemy, Edward Baldwine, came forward and confessed to what was, in fact, a murder. Now in police custody, Edward mourns not the disintegration of his family or his loss of freedom . . . but the woman he left behind. Lane Baldwine was supposed to remain in his role of playboy, forever in his big brother Edward's shadow. Instead he has become the new head of the family and the company. Convinced that Edward is covering for someone else, Lane and his true love, Lizzie King, go on the trail of a killer - only to discover a devastating secret. Now everyone's future is at stake for only one thing is certain: no matter what happens, the lives of everyone at Easterly will never be the same again. 'Dallas meets Downton Abbey . . . This is high drama, and it's mesmerizing.' Fresh Fiction