* Shortlisted for the National Book Award ** One of the New York Times's 10 Best Books of 2017 *Yeongdo, Korea 1911. In a small fishing village on the banks of the East Sea, a club-footed, cleft-lipped man marries a fifteen-year-old girl. The couple have one child, their beloved daughter Sunja.
When it comes to law and order, East Texas plays by its own rules - a fact that Darren Mathews, a black Texas Ranger working the backwoods towns of Highway 59, knows all too well. Deeply conflicted about his home state, he was the first in his family to get as far away from Texas as he could. Until duty called him back.
*****The Sunday Times 'Thriller of the Month', Mail on Sunday 'Thriller of the Week' and Sun 'Best for Mystery-Lovers'*****Someone is about to make a killingThe most daring and devastating heist in literary history targets a high security vault located deep beneath Princeton University. Valued at $25 million (though some would say priceless) the five...
THE TOP 10 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'They cut her hair before they dragged her to the place of sacrifice. Her mouth was gagged to stop her cursing her father, her cowardly, two-tongued father. Nonetheless, they heard her muffled screams.'On the day of his daughter's wedding, Agamemnon orders her sacrifice.
As featured on the Radio 2 Book Club. Some doors are locked for a reason... Newly married, newly widowed Elsie is sent to see out her pregnancy at her late husband's crumbling country estate, The Bridge.With her new servants resentful and the local villagers actively hostile, Elsie only has her husband's awkward cousin for company.
The Pearl Sister is the fourth book in the number one international bestselling Seven Sisters series by Lucinda Riley. CeCe D'Apliese has never felt she fitted in anywhere. Following the death of her father, the elusive billionaire Pa Salt - so-called by the six daughters he adopted from around the globe and named after the Seven Sisters star cluster -...
A moving story of friendship and the power of imagination, from the award-winning author of The Peculiar Life of a Lonely PostmanThe loss of a parent brought them together. Two boys united by grief. Set on the rugged north shore of the Gulf of St.Lawrence, Canada, where the wind merges with the forest and the waves, where albatross whirl overhead and snow...
WINNER OF THE SUNDAY TIMES / PFD YOUNG WRITER OF THE YEARSHORTLISTED FOR THE KERRY GROUP IRISH NOVEL OF THE YEAR 2018SHORTLISTED FOR THE DESMOND ELLIOT PRIZE 2018SHORTLISTED FOR THE RATHBONES FOLIO PRIZE 2018A SUNDAY TIMES, OBSERVER AND TELEGRAPH BOOK OF THE YEARFrances is twenty-one years old, cool-headed and observant.
'A contemporary masterpiece' Guardian THE FIRST VOLUME OF THE EXTRAORDINARY SOUTHERN REACH TRILOGY - NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY ALEX GARLAND (EX MACHINA) AND STARRING NATALIE PORTMAN AND OSCAR ISAAC For thirty years, Area X has remained mysterious and remote behind its intangible border - an environmental disaster zone, though to...
`One of the best novels of the year so far' The Times A SPECTATOR BOOK OF THE YEAR `Unlike anything I've read. Haunting and huge, and funny and sensuous. It's wonderful' Tessa Hadley `I just enjoyed it so very much' Philip Pullman It is the 17th century and a wall is being built around a great house.
First ever story collection from the inimitable Lionel Shriver This landmark publication, the first collection of stories from a master of the form, explores the idea of "property" in both senses of the word: real estate, and stuff. These sharp, brilliantly imaginative pieces illustrate how our possessions act as proxies for ourselves, and how tussles...
The million-copy bestselling author returns with a breathtaking thriller `We're in a new Golden Age of suspense writing now, because of amazing books like Bring Me Back' Lee Child `An addictive new voice in suspense fiction' Sophie Hannah `Made me stay up way beyond my bedtime!' Jane Corry The DisappearanceTwelve years ago Finn's girlfriend disappeared.
The Kurc family shouldn't have survived the Holocaust. In the spring of 1939 three generations are living relatively normal lives in Poland, despite the hardships Jews face. When war breaks out and the family is cast to the wind, the five Kurc siblings do everything they can to find their way through a devastated continent to freedom.
The lives of three women converge at the Ravensbrèuck concentration camp as one resolves to help from her post at the French consulate, one becomes a courier in the Polish resistance, and one takes a German government medical position.
Sometimes the worst thing you can imagine is just the start... Gripping standalone thriller from the Sunday Times No.1 bestselling author of the Logan McRae series. Welcome to the Misfit Mob...It's where Police Scotland dumps the officers it can't get rid of, but wants to: the outcasts, the troublemakers, the compromised.
Get ready for the biggest thriller of 2018! `Astounding. Thrilling. Amazing' GILLIAN FLYNN, author of GONE GIRL What did she see? It's been ten long months since Anna Fox last left her home.Ten months during which she has haunted the rooms of her old New York house like a ghost, lost in her memories, too terrified to step outside.
London, 1926: Henry Twist's heavily pregnant wife leaves home to meet a friend. On the way, she is hit by a bus and killed, though miraculously the baby survives. Henry is left with nothing but his new daughter - a single father in a world without single fathers.He hurries the baby home, terrified that she'll be taken from him.
Sunday Times Bestseller `A paradigm-smashing chronicle of joyous entanglement' Charles Foster Waterstones Non-Fiction Book of the Month (September) Are trees social beings? How do trees live? Do they feel pain or have awareness of their surroundings? In The Hidden Life of Trees Peter Wohlleben makes the case that the forest is a social network.
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERA RICHARD & JUDY BOOK CLUB PICKWINNER OF THE 2017 BOOKS ARE MY BAG READERS AWARD FOR POPULAR FICTIONHOW MANY LIFETIMES DOES IT TAKE TO LEARN HOW TO LIVE?Tom Hazard has a dangerous secret. He may look like an ordinary 41-year-old history teacher, but he's been alive for centuries.
LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017'Smith's finest. Extraordinary, truly marvellous' Observer 'Superb' Financial Times 'Breathtaking' TLS 'Pitch-perfect' Daily Telegraph'A tale of two girls who meet in a West London dance class... A page-turner that's also beautifully written ' Glamour'There is still no better chronicler of the modern British family...
WINNER OF THE 2017 COSTA NOVEL AWARD A GUARDIAN BOOK OF THE YEAR AN FT BOOK OF THE YEAR A TLS BOOK OF THE YEAR A TELEGRAPH BOOK OF THE YEAR From the award-winning author of If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things. Reservoir 13 tells the story of many lives haunted by one family's loss. Midwinter in the early years of this century.
The Sunday Times bestseller Soon to be a major motion picture produced by Reese Witherspoon `Funny, touching and unpredictable' Jojo Moyes Eleanor Oliphant has learned how to survive - but not how to live Eleanor Oliphant leads a simple life. She wears the same clothes to work every day, eats the same meal deal for lunch
THE TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017A SUNDAY TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017A MAIL ON SUNDAY BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017A DAILY EXPRESS BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017AN IRISH TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017ONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S BEST BOOKS OF 2017`This novel is astonishing, uplifting and wise. Don't miss it' Chris Cleave `
A Guardian / Sunday Times / Irish Times / Herald Scotland / Mail on Sunday Book of the YearWinner of the Bord Gais Novel of the Year`Midwinter Break is a work of extraordinary emotional precision and sympathy, about coming to terms - to an honest reckoning - with love and the loss of love, with memory and pain...