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  • The Bones of Avignon

    By Jefferson Bass
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    Jefferson Bass
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    Beside the Rose Petal Beach

    By Dorothy Koomson
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    Dorothy Koomson
    Beside The Rose Petal Beach is an ebook accompaniment to Dorothy Koomson's bestselling novel The Rose Petal Beach, which has been shortlisted for a National Book Award 2012. In The Rose Petal Beach Tami Challey's husband, Scott, is arrested for a terrible crime in front of her and their two children. When Tami finds out who Scott's accuser is, we can only watch as her whole life starts to fall apart. We see many of the events of The Rose Petal Beach through Tami's eyes, but Beside The Rose Petal Beach will give you another perspective on the story. You'll see how one of the minor - but important - characters in the book experiences some of the key scenes... And how he is slowly being changed by spending time with the Tami and the others. You don't need to have already read The Rose Petal Beach to enjoy Beside The Rose Petal Beach, but if you have, it'll hopefully add another dimension to your understanding of the book.
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    Bruno and le Père Noel

    By Martin Walker
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    Martin Walker
    It's the last market day before Christmas and Bruno, Chief of Police is preparing for a traditional gastronomic feast. But, never off duty for long, Bruno is called to action when he receives information that a prisoner on parole has gone missing, last seen heading for St Denis, where his ex-wife and son live. The goose, the oysters, his English girlfriend's Christmas pudding and Bruno's famous mulled wine will just have to wait. And if Martin Walker's 'Bruno' novels have inspired you to visit this beautiful part of France yourself, keep reading for the author's own guide to 'A Perfect Week in Perigord'.
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    The Bellini Madonna

    By Elizabeth Lowry
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    Elizabeth Lowry
    Thomas Lynch was once a brilliant young art historian. Now he is a disgraced, middle-aged art scholar, overly fond of the bottle and of his fresh young students. But when he sets out to rediscover a lost masterpiece, a legendary Madonna by the Italian painter Giovanni Bellini, his life takes a sudden and bewildering turn.The Bellini Madonna is an unsettling story of obsession, delusion and redemption, of sex, beauty and the nature of art. It is, in the words of Hilary Mantel, 'a sparkling, accomplished novel, written with finesse, each paragraph glowing with wit'.
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    Boulle's Jewels

    By Francis Boulle
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    Francis Boulle
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  • The Big Questions: Mind

    By Richard M. Restak
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    Richard M. Restak
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  • The Big Questions: Ethics

    By Julian Baggini
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    Julian Baggini
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    A Book of Horrors

    By Stephen Jones
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    Stephen Jones
    Don't turn out the lights . . . but open the cover, if you dare, and reveal the chilling delights that await you within the pages of A Book of Horrors. 'Stephen King, John Ajvide Linqvist, Lisa Tuttle and many more masters of the macabre issue a call to arms for the horror story in this collection of the very best in chiller fiction edited by Stephen Jones, one of the world's premier anthologists' - Crime TimeStephen Jones, Britain's most acclaimed horror editor, has gathered together masters of the macabre from across the world in this cornucopia of classic chills and modern menaces. Within these pages you will discover the most successful and exciting writers of horror and dark fantasy today, with a spine-chilling selection of stories displaying the full diversity of the genre, from classic pulp style to more contemporary psychological tales, to cutting-edge terror fiction that will leave you uneasily looking over your shoulder, or in the wardrobe, or under the bed . . . An original anthology of all-new horror and dark fantasy fiction, in all of its many and magnificent guises, by those devoted to the dark side. Including stories by Ramsey Campbell, Peter Crowther, Dennis Etchison, Elizabeth Hand, Brian Hodge, Caitlin R. Kiernan, Stephen King, John Ajvide Lindqvist, Richard Christian Matheson, Reggie Oliver, Robert Shearman, Angela Slatter, Michael Marshall Smith and Lisa Tuttle.
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    The Black Path

    By Åsa Larsson
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    Åsa Larsson
    The novels that inspired Rebecka Martinsson: Arctic Murders - the major TV series "Rebecka Martinsson: the new Scandi-noir heroine to rival Saga Noren and Sarah Lund" iNews "In a television world now awash in female coppers, there aren't many as interesting and human as Rebecka" Wall Street JournalThe frozen body of a woman is found in a fishing ark on the ice near Torneträsk in northern Sweden. She has been brutally tortured, but the killing blow was clumsy, almost amateur. The body is quickly identified, raising hopes of an open-and-shut solution. But when a six-month-old suicide is disinterred, Rebecka Martinsson and Anna-Maria Mella find themselves investigating shocking corruption at the heart of one of Sweden's most successful mining companies. One that has powerful enemies of its own.
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    The Beauty of Trees

    By Michael Jordan
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    Michael Jordan
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    The Book of Awakening

    By Mark Nepo
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    Mark Nepo
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    Before the Rose Petal Beach

    By Dorothy Koomson
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    Dorothy Koomson
    Before the Rose Petal Beach is an exclusive ebook preview to Dorothy Koomson's brilliant new novel The Rose Petal Beach. This mini-sampler includes a special ebook-only prequel scene, the first two chapters of the new book, and an intimate Q and A with the author. Download now to discover one of 2012's most unforgettable stories...
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    Bereft

    By Chris Womersley
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    Chris Womersley
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    Born Fearless

    By Big Phil Campion, Phil Campion
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    Big Phil Campion, Phil Campion
    'Hard eyes stare out of massive beards, their faces marked by the scars of battle. With these guys their webbing looks like it belongs to them, rather than it's been hung on a pair of reluctant shoulders. There's not a word been said to us, but the ante has clearly been upped. There's a dark and sinister feeling in the air. It doesn't take a genius to figure it's about to kick off.' Former SAS soldier Big Phil Campion tells it like is in this brutally honest account of his insanely dangerous life as a private military operator. From playing chicken with a suicide bomber in backstreet Kabul, to taking on pirates with his bare hands, this is true-life action-packed drama at its best.
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    Beauty and the Inferno

    By Roberto Saviano
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    Roberto Saviano
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    The Big Questions: Evolution

    By Francisco Ayala
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    Francisco Ayala
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    Breverton's Encyclopedia of Inventions

    By Terry Breverton
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    Terry Breverton
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    The Big Questions: God

    By Mark Vernon
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    Mark Vernon
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    Blossoms and Shadows

    By Lian Hearn
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    Lian Hearn
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    Bloodmoney

    By David Ignatius
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    David Ignatius
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