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  • Chinese Puzzle

    By Warren Murphy, Richard Sapir
    Authors:
    Warren Murphy, Richard Sapir
    An international incident nearly reaches boiling point when a Chinese diplomat is killed and the Communist Chairman's advisor is kidnapped, all on US soil. But help is on hand for the state department - off the books and outside the law.Remo Williams is The Destroyer, an ex-cop who should be dead, but instead fights for the secret government law-enforcement organisation CURE. Trained in the esoteric martial art of Sinanju by his aged mentor, Chiun, Remo is America's last line of defence.Now Remo and Chiun must save the abducted adviser and compromise the conspiracy, all while the US and China prepare for nuclear war and an assassin seeks to take The Destroyer down. Can they solve the puzzle before it's too late?Breathlessly action-packed and boasting a winning combination of thrills, humour and mysticism, the Destroyer is one of the bestselling series of all time.
  • Created, The Destroyer

    By Richard Sapir, Warren Murphy
    Authors:
    Richard Sapir, Warren Murphy
    Sentenced to death for a crime he didn't commit, ex-cop Remo Williams is rescued from the electric chair at the eleventh hour and recruited by a secret government organisation named CURE. From this moment, he ceases to officially exist.From now on, he will be an assassin, targeting criminals who are beyond the law. Remo's trainer is a grouchy old Korean named Chiun, whose mastery of the terrifyingly powerful martial art of Sinanju makes him the deadliest man alive.Together Remo and Chiun set forth on their epic, impossible mission to vanquish every enemy of democracy - every bad guy who thinks they can escape justice.This is a new era in man's fight against the forces of evil.This is the time of the Destroyer.Breathlessly action-packed and boasting a winning combination of thrills, humour and mysticism, the Destroyer is one of the bestselling series of all time.
  • Child's Play

    By Warren Murphy, Richard Sapir
    Authors:
    Warren Murphy, Richard Sapir
    The government's Witness Protection Program has been compromised - cooperative criminals who thought a new name would keep them safe are suddenly turning up dead. As this continues it threatens the future of hundreds of cases when others panic about pulling out, fearing for their safety. And those killing them are merely children.Who is training them? And why can't Remo use his Sinanju skills against them? Remo Williams is The Destroyer, an ex-cop who should be dead, but instead fights for the secret government law-enforcement organisation CURE. Trained in the esoteric martial art of Sinanju by his aged mentor, Chiun, Remo is America's last line of defence. Breathlessly action-packed and boasting a winning combination of thrills, humour and mysticism, the Destroyer is one of the bestselling series of all time.

    The Circle

    By Peter Lovesey
    Authors:
    Peter Lovesey
    When widowed parcel-force worker Bob Naylor plucks up the courage to join a writers' circle, he discovers a motley collection of wannabe authors whom he would rather avoid at all costs. But when a publisher is found murdered, after recently addressing the group, Bob feels compelled to stay.Investigating Officer Hen Mallin attempts to investigate the group, despite their amateur sleuthing efforts and exhaustingly dramatic outbursts. And as another death casts the bewildered Bob in suspicion, the sinister secret of this circle finally starts to come to light . . . The first solo case for DCI Hen Mallin, introduced in The House Sitter.
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    The Country Escape

    By Fiona Walker
    Authors:
    Fiona Walker
    Hidden amid lush parkland, Eardisford is the ultimate English country retreat and it's just been sold for the first time in its history. Romantic daredevil Kat Mason has been bequeathed the estate's lakeside sanctuary, Lake Farm, until she dies or marries. But the new owners want her out now . . . In rides charming playboy Dougie Everett, the man hired to sweep Kat off her feet and off the property. Dougie loves nothing more than the thrill of the chase, but does he risk losing his heart along the way?
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    Careful Mistakes

    By Joyce Mandeville
    Authors:
    Joyce Mandeville
    Jilly is facing a crisis - several, in fact. Long-widowed and 40-something, she has a mother-in-law from hell, a loving but terminally-ill father, and a daughter whom, despite being her pride and joy, she cannot stop fretting about. Then, all in one day, her father dies and Chloe reveals - in typically shocking fashion - that she is pregnant. Too much at once for some, but Jilly is a fighter and knows that she is surrounded by people she loves - including best friend Sue, wayward Chloe and the wonderful, sexy Elliott, Jilly's partner in lust and life. With everything going on, suddenly, Jilly feels the time has come to take stock and create a future of her own . . .

    Casual Friday

    By Shane Kuhn
    Authors:
    Shane Kuhn
    Wanted: Discerning reader with an open mind and an appetite for destruction.John Lago is an intern. But that's just a cover - his real job is to kill people. The problem is, he's still very much learning. Tasked with taking out a corrupt movie boss, John heads to Hollywood for a mission that will see him fall in love (briefly), work his way to the top (again, briefly), and find out what it takes to make heads roll in Tinsel Town.Discover the filthy gorgeous world of KILL YOUR BOSS in this raucous short story prequel. No previous experience required.
  • A Conviction of Guilt

    By Matthew Z. Lewin
    Authors:
    Matthew Z. Lewin
    The unexplained murder of American PI Murdoch Finnegan at his flat in Belsize Park poses a complex mystery for Horatio T. Parker, chief crime reporter (and secret owner) of the Hampstead Explorer. Not only is the murder apparently motiveless, but it also emerges that in his will Finnegan has left Parker - already a multi-millionaire - a curious house in Golders Green.Parker, slightly distracted by the gorgeous Samantha McDuff (a karate expert with an excruciating handshake), begins a dangerous investigation which leads him back to the horrifying abduction and murder of a little girl in 1970s London. Parker's investigative methods are amusingly eccentric, and the story is enlivened by a Jewish policeman-cum-Talmudic scholar and Parker's chauffeur, a cheeky Cockney ex-cabby. But there is no humour in the story's climax, which plumbs the dark depths of fury and retribution.Originally published under the author name Lew Matthews.

    Cross and Burn

    By Val McDermid
    Authors:
    Val McDermid
    Someone is brutally killing women. Women who bear a striking resemblance to former DCI Carol Jordan. The connection is too strong to ignore and soon psychological profiler Tony Hill finds himself dangerously close to the investigation, just as the killer is closing in on his next target.This is a killer like no other, hell-bent on inflicting the most severe and grotesque punishment on his prey. As the case becomes ever-more complex and boundaries begin to blur, Tony and Carol must work together once more to try and save the victims, and themselves.Breathless, gripping and thrilling -- the Queen of the Psychological Thriller is back with her most spine-chilling novel to date. The perfect introduction to the unforgettable world of Tony Hill and Carol Jordan.
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    Con Law

    By Mark Gimenez
    Authors:
    Mark Gimenez
    John Bookman - Book to his friends - is a tenured professor at the University of Texas School of Law. He's thirty-five, handsome and unmarried. He teaches Constitutional Law, reduces senators to blithering fools on talk shows, and is often mentioned as a future Supreme Court nominee. But Book is also famous for something more unusual. He likes to take on lost causes and win. Consequently, when he arrives at the law school each Monday morning, hundreds of letters await him, letters from desperate Americans around the country seeking his help. Every now and then, one letter captures his attention and Book feels compelled to act.In the first of a thrilling new series from the author of international bestsellers The Colour of Law and Accused, Book investigates a murder set in the high-stakes world of fracking and corruption in deepest, darkest Texas.
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    Cause For Concern

    By Margaret Yorke
    Authors:
    Margaret Yorke
    What secret could be so terrible that a mother would endure years of abuse to keep it concealed?Susan Trent is in her sixties, living in a house she loves, in a prosperous village. She has a nice job in the local estate agents which keeps her active, and she very much enjoys her garden: she ought to be well-satisfied with her lot. Instead she lives in constant terror of her semi-employed, abusive, middle-aged son. Her friends suspects that the cuts and bruises she explains away as her own clumsiness are really caused by his fists, but no-one steps in, unsure of why she puts up with it.Then a stranger comes to lodge in the village, triggering a series of events which will eventually bring to light why Susan has really been so protective of her son. But not until much more of her blood has been spilled.
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    A Case To Answer

    By Margaret Yorke
    Authors:
    Margaret Yorke
    Jerry and Peter have been successfully conning vulnerable householders for years. But then Jerry decides to try the straight and narrow, getting an honest job in a chip shop. Once there he meets Imogen, pregnant and temporarily living with her step-grandmother, Charlotte Frost. In his new role as a good citizen - and hopeful suitor - Jerry agrees to tackle Charlotte's neglected garden.But Charlotte has her own troubled past. Recently widowed, her departed husband's family are deeply suspicious. And as her life becomes entangled with Jerry's, lies and deceits from their pasts begin to surface, until on a night none of them will ever forget, Charlotte disappears, and Jerry is the number one suspect.A novel of subtle suspense and creeping tension, A Case to Answer is effortlessly crafted crime fiction, in which human weakness and vulnerability lead to secrets, lies and tragedy.
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  • Candleland

    By Martyn Waites
    Authors:
    Martyn Waites
    When a friend's sixteen-year-old daughter goes missing, investigative reporter Stephen Larkin is enlisted to help find her. Following a trail of warring drug dealers, child prostituion, and born-again Christian gangsters, it soon becomes clear that they are not the only ones looking for the girl, and that others don't care if she is found dead or alive.

    A Christmas Wish

    By Carole Matthews
    Authors:
    Carole Matthews
    Last year, Hannah's Christmas was full of love, happiness and romance. Things couldn't be more different this Christmas. Broken-hearted and lonely, Hannah wishes she could be happy and in love again but she is struggling to find even a glimmer of her old festive spirit. Luckily for her, there's some Christmas magic in the air . . . A Christmas Wish is a heart-warming ebook exclusive short story that will make you a firm believer in the power of Christmas. So take twenty minutes for yourself and indulge yourself in this romantic and festive tale. *Includes an extract from Carole's wonderful festive novel, Calling Mrs Christmas*
  • Calling Mrs Christmas

    By Carole Matthews
    Authors:
    Carole Matthews
    Cassie Smith has been out of work for a while but she has an idea. Drawing on her love of Christmas, she begins charging for small things: wrapping presents; writing cards; tree-decorating. She's soon in huge demand and Cassie's business, Calling Mrs Christmas, is born.Carter Randall wants to make Christmas special for his children, so he enlists Cassie's help, and his lavish requests start taking up all her time. Thank goodness she can rely on her loving partner Jim to handle the rest of her clients.When millionaire Carter asks Cassie to join his family on a trip to Lapland, she knows she shouldn't go . . . Suddenly Cassie finds herself facing a heart-breaking choice that could change her entire life.Join Cassie as she takes you on a romantic and emotional rollercoaster ride in Calling Mrs Christmas.
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  • Christmas at the Cupcake Café

    By Jenny Colgan
    Authors:
    Jenny Colgan
    Contains mouth-watering recipes!Issy Randall, proud owner of the Cupcake Cafe, is in love and couldn't be happier. Her new business is thriving and she is surrounded by close friends, even if her cupcake colleagues Pearl and Caroline aren't quite as upbeat about the upcoming season of snow and merriment. But when her boyfriend Austin is scouted for a possible move to New York, Issy is forced to face up to the prospect of a long-distance romance. And when the Christmas rush at the cafe - with its increased demand for her delectable creations - begins to take its toll, Issy has to decide what she holds most dear.This December, Issy will have to rely on all her reserves of courage, good nature and cinnamon, to make sure everyone has a merry Christmas, one way or another . . .
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    The Camelot Code

    By Sam Christer
    Authors:
    Sam Christer
    What if King Arthur was more than a myth?On a starlit summer's night in the Welsh mountains, an old man is torn from sleep as an ancient prophecy unfolds.On the other side of the Atlantic, an American antiques dealer lies dying on the floor of his shop, blood ebbing from a fatal stab wound.In San Francisco, Mitzi Fallon begins her new job as lead investigator for the FBI's Historical, Religious and Unsolved Crimes Unit. When it emerges that a priceless Celtic relic has been stolen from the murdered antiques dealer, Mitzi finds herself drawn into a mystery that reaches from the heart of the modern US government back to a man once dismissed as myth: King Arthur.Sam Christer, author of the international smash hit, The Stonehenge Legacy, returns with his most dramatic, race-against-time thriller yet. Packed with heart-stopping, addictive suspense and historical intrigue, The Camelot Code is a brand new thriller that is perfect for fans of Dan Brown and Simon Toyne. The King Arthur legend is about to come to life...
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    A Compromising Position

    By Carole Matthews
    Authors:
    Carole Matthews
    When Emily's boyfriend posts compromising photos of her on the internet, her life goes into sharp decline. Emily is about to lose everything - including the man she thought she loved.Her best friend, Cara, is determined to mend Emily's broken heart and she believes that a little magic is all that's required. But will Cara cast the right spell to get Emily out of her current position? Or will it go horribly wrong when they both fall in love with the same man?
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    The Cainsville Files

    By Kelley Armstrong
    Authors:
    Kelley Armstrong
  • The Coincidence of Callie and Kayden

    By Jessica Sorensen
    Authors:
    Jessica Sorensen
    THE NUMBER ONE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHORI remember everything about that day, like the images have been burned into my brain by a branding iron. But I wish they would blow away in the wind.Callie has grown up keeping her feelings locked away from the outside world, and as her painful past threatens to consume her life, most days it's a struggle just to breathe.For as long as Kayden can remember, suffering in silence has been the only way to survive, until one night when Callie and Kayden's worlds collide.After that moment, Kayden can't stop thinking about Callie and when they end up at the same college, he does everything in his power to convince her that it isn't coincidence, it's fate.Lose yourself in the New York Times bestselling sensation that is enchanting readers everywhere -- discover an addictive story filled with unforgettable characters, intense passion and heart-stopping romance.
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