An Asian American basketball star walks into a gym. No one recognizes him, but everyone stares anyway. It is the start of a joke but what is the punchline? When Won Lee, the first Asian American in the NBA, stuns the world in a seven-game winning streak, the global media audience dubs it "The Wonder"-much to Won's chagrin.
A testament of love . . .so real it could make you weep.' Danez Smith, New York Times'A luminous, thought-provoking novel.' Esi Edugyan, author of Washington BlackSet at the beginning of the twentieth century and inspired by historical events,
The riveting new novel from the author of The Great Believers, finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book AwardA successful film professor and podcaster, Bodie Kane is content to forget her past: the family tragedy that marred her adolescence, her four largely miserable years at a New Hampshire boarding school, and the 1995 murder of a...
'A piercingly evocative East-West love story' The TimesThis is a story of East and West. A story of love, betrayal, and lost illusions... The end of the Cold War seems unimaginable for Milena, a Red Princess trapped in a lifetime of limitless luxury.
In September 1883, a small town in the South Australian outback huddles under strange, vivid sunsets. Six-year-old Denny Wallace has gone missing during a dust storm, and the entire community is caught up in the search for him.
FROM THE WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZEBirnam Wood is on the move... Five years ago, Mira Bunting founded a guerrilla gardening group: Birnam Wood. An undeclared, unregulated, sometimes-criminal, sometimes-philanthropic gathering of friends, this activist collective plants crops wherever no one will notice, on the sides of roads, in forgotten parks, and...
When X - an iconoclastic artist, writer and polarizing shape-shifter - dies suddenly, her widow, wild with grief, hurls herself into writing a biography of the woman she deified. Though X was recognised as a crucial creative force of her era, she kept a tight grip on her life story.
LONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2023The darkly comic new novel from the bestselling author of The Portable Veblen'Even funnier, even more romantic than McKenzie's wonderful last' Karen Joy FowlerPenny Rush has problems.
'Have you ever been the custodian of a story no one else believed?''Oh yes,' he said.'You have?''Yes,' he said.'Then I can tell you.'Recently retired policeman Tom Kettle is settling into the quiet of his new home, a lean-to annexed to a Victorian castle overlooking the Irish Sea.
The sensational #1 Sunday Times bestseller!Romance, revolution and mystery intertwine as a young rebel and palace guard hunt a murderer in the first book of a gripping fantasy duology set in a world inspired by Florence, Italy. Perfect for fans of Leigh Bardugo and Kerri Maniscalco.
As the Archduke Franz Ferdinand arrives in Sarajevo one June day in 1914, Rafael Pinto is busy crushing herbs and grinding tablets behind the counter at the pharmacy he inherited from his father. It’s not quite the life he had expected during his poetry-filled student days in libertine Vienna, but it’s nothing a dash of laudanum, a summer stroll and idle...
This is the age of vice, where pleasure and power are everything, and the family ties that bind can also killNew Delhi, 3 a.m. A speeding Mercedes jumps the kerb, and in the blink of an eye five people are dead. It's a rich man's car, but when the dust settles there is no rich man at all, just a shell-shocked servant who cannot explain the strange series...
THE INSTANT NO.1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThe stunning new novel from the bestselling author of global phenomenon Tuesdays with Morrie'Mitch Albom sees the magical in the ordinary' Cecelia Ahern____________Adrift in a raft after a terrible shipwreck, ten strangers try to survive while they wait for rescue.
The new novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author Graham Norton'Blend[s] dark humour and emotional weight with ease.' RADIO TIMES'This top-notch domestic drama is full of warmth, comedy and dark secrets.' DAILY MIRROR 'His best yet.' THE SUNDAY POST 'Full of Graham's trademark warmth and wit.
Introducing the Collins Modern Classics, a series featuring some of the most significant books of recent times, books that shed light on the human experience - classics which will endure for generations to come. Alison Hart, a medium by trade, tours the dormitory towns of London's orbital ring road with her flint-hearted sidekick, Colette, passing on...
Spring 1938: The Vienna Writers Circle meets at Cafe Mozart to share hopeful stories during a hopeless time. Mathias and Johannes - writers, cousins, and close as brothers - thrive within this creative group of friends. But when the Nazis take over Austria, everything changes.
*Companion edition to the major film written by Rachel Joyce, award-winning author of the internationally bestselling book, directed by Hettie Macdonald (Normal People) and starring Oscar-winner Jim Broadbent and Penelope Wilton*
Daisy Darker is an all-consuming tale of psychological suspense with a spectacular twist from the internationally bestselling author Alice Feeney, inspired by Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None. Isolated on their private island in Cornwall, the Darker family have come together for the first time in over a decade.
Three women. Three lives. One chance to find themselves...Isobel and Jen have spent their entire lives following the rules - of their marriages, and their religion.But when Isobel's husband leaves her, and Jen goes through unimaginable trauma, the religion turns its back.
Daniel Miller murdered fourteen people before he vanished. His wife, Carrie, now faces trial as his accomplice. The FBI, the District Attorney, the media and everyone in America believe she knew and helped cover up her husband's crimes.
Simply Lies is an intense thriller featuring Mickey Gibson, a former New Jersey detective, from the number one bestselling author David Baldacci.NO TRUTHFormer Jersey City detective and single mother of two, Mickey Gibson, now works for global investigation company, ProEye, to track down assets of the wealthy who have tried to avoid their creditors.
Finding your way is never a simple journey...Alice sees the worst in people.She also sees the best.She sees a thousand different emotions and knows exactly what everyone around her is feeling.Every. Single. Day.But it's the dark thoughts.The sadness.
The stunningly written, evocative new debut crime thriller you won't want to miss! "Stylishly written by a master wordsmith, and an absorbing tale"The Sun "A more than promising debut"The Times "A tense and twisty crime thriller"inews A detective ready for a new life... For years, Jake Jackson has been a high-flying detective in London.
A darkly comic mystery by the author of Hark and The Ask set in the vibrant music scene of early 1990s New York City.Manhattan's East Village, 1993. Dive bars, DIY music venues, shady weirdos, and hard drugs are plentiful. Crime is high but rent is low, luring hopeful, creative kids from sleepy suburbs around the country.