|Awards:||Winner of Whitaker Gold Book Award 2001. Shortlisted for Whitbread Book Awards: Novel Category 1999 and Whitbread Prize (Novel) 1999.|
When an exotic stranger, Vianne Rocher, arrives in the French village of Lansquenet and opens a chocolate boutique directly opposite the church, Father Reynaud denounces her as a serious moral danger to his flock - especially as it is the beginning of Lent, the traditional season o... read more
Buddy is a good dog. After searching for his purpose through several eventful lives, Buddy is sure that he has found and fulfilled it. Yet as he watches curious baby Clarity get into dangerous mischief, he is certain that this little girl is very much in need of a dog of her own. W... read more
Novelist Sunny Parkinson might write scorching romances, but her own life is decidedly lacking in passion. A knicker-snatcher is at large in her block of flats. Her best friend's marriage is crumbling over a luncheon meat scandal. She lives with a spherical couch potato and a work... read more
A collection of short stories from the best-selling author Max Brooks. Showcasing the genius of Max Brooks, these stories include humans getting their payback and 'closure' assassinating their former zombie attackers, and a vampire with nothing left to drink as the zombies wipe out his human blood supply.
A forgotten childhood. A discovered life.
What if you only had one day to find out who you really were?
When Sabrina Boggs stumbles upon a mysterious collection of her father s possessions, she discovers a truth where she never knew there was a lie. The familiar man she gr... read more
Stella has life under control - and that's the way she likes it. For twenty-five years, she's been trusted assistant to a legendary fashion designer, but after her boss dies suddenly, she's left with nothing to do apart from clear the studio. It seems as though the life she wanted has vanished. She is... read more
Max Holt is a genius with more money than he knows what to do with and not enough common sense to keep out of trouble. And right now he's creating plenty of trouble for his cousin Nick. Nick has fallen for Billie, the woman of his dreams, and is desperate to fend Max off. But Max has other ideas.
'This isn't a mid-life crisis OK? For a start I'm not old enough yet to have one of those. I'm calling it a happiness project. I've stolen an entire summer from my life and by the time it's over I plan to leave this place with a list in my hand. The ten things that make me happy, that's all I want to ... read more
Mysterious, sexy Maximillian Holt is determined to discover why a Tennessee preacher wants him dead. Newspaper publisher Jamie SwiftÃ¢Â�Â�s predictable life was shaken up when Max arrived in her home town, and now she wonÃ¢Â�Â�t let him leave without her. He promises her the ride of ... read more
Intricately textured and rich with psychological and social insight, Jodi Picoult's novels grab readers by the throat from page one and never let go. As emotionally charged as any she has written, Nineteen Minutes is one of her most powerful works to date. Set in a small town in the wake of a horrific... read more
A rich and warm novel of family, divided loyalties and complicated relationships - for readers who love Jodi Picoult or Caroline Overington. In the quiet of a winter's night, the rescue helicopter is sent to airlift a five-year-old boy with severe internal injuries. He's fallen from the upstairs veran... read more
Jane had always lived in somebody's shadow. Escaping a childhood of abuse by marrying oceanographer Oliver Jones, she finds herself taking second place to his increasingly successful career. However, when her daughter Rebecca is similarly treated, Jane's dramatic stand takes them all by surprise.