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A SECRET BEACH. A HOLIDAY OF A LIFETIME. WISH YOU WERE HERE? THINK AGAIN… ‘We’re tipping it as one of 2021’s best reads’ Marie Claire ‘Totally addictive, clever and atmospheric’ Erin Kelly ‘Tense, unnerving and emotional’ C. L. Taylor ‘Packed full of intrigue’ Heidi Perks It should be like any other holiday. Beautiful beaches. Golden sunsets. Nothing for miles. You’ll never want to leave. Until you can’t… Gripping, twisty and full of sun-soaked atmosphere, THE CASTAWAYS will whisk you far away to the island – and never let you go. Everyone’s talking about the hottest thriller for 2021: ‘Wow… Beautifully paced, tense and twisty’ B A Paris ‘A twisty, wonderful heartfelt story about sibling love, this is the author’s best yet’ Prima ‘A beautifully written, emotional and intelligent thriller. Full of atmosphere and tension as well as brilliantly drawn characters that I cared about. I loved it!’ Claire Douglas ‘Wow wow wow! I’ve enjoyed The Castaways more than any book for years!’ Netgalley reviewer ‘The Castaways is a genuine page-turner – a taut, utterly compelling tale that will make you wonder just how far you’d be willing to go to find out the truth’ T M Logan ‘Fantastic thriller, full of twists and turns!’ Netgalley reviewer ‘This deft thriller is as emotionally intelligent on the complex dynamic between sisters as it is compulsive. I stayed up way too late to finish it’ Kate Riordan ‘I was hooked from the very first page’ Netgalley reviewer ‘I found this the perfect piece of escapism’ Netgalley reviewerShow more
Faye Walters knows that today's women are sorted and stylish. They have the job, the house, the colour co-ordinated capsule wardrobe. They cope with the pressures of singledom, marriage and having kids with peanut-allergies. And they all do it effortlessly, with nothing more than a women's mag and a poem by Pam Ayres to guide them. So why can't she pull it off? Everything would be fabulous if only she could wangle an invitation to her boss's wedding, buy a flat with her boyfriend and get her mum to loan her £10,000. But even with a new kitchen, an awards ceremony and her own engagement party to look forward to, she's still anxious. And life only gets more nerve-wracking as she prepares for a royal visit at work and her hen do - especially since she's having serious doubts about whether she wants to get married at all... Starring Daisy Haggard (Breeders, Back to Life) as ditsy, neurotic Faye, this quirky comedy features a stellar cast including Katy Brand as Denise, Olivia Colman and Melanie Hudson as Edith, Laura Solon as Kim and Justin Edwards as Mark. Among the guest stars are Adam Buxton, Margaret Cabourn-Smith and Mark Lamarr. Produced by Simon Nicholls Music by Osymyso First broadcast BBC Radio 4, 16 May-20 June 2007 (Series 1), 14 October-11 November 2008 (Series 2), 9 February-2 March 2010 (Series 3) Cast Faye - Daisy Haggard Denise - Katy Brand Edith - Olivia Colman/Melanie Hudson Kim - Laura Solon Mark - Justin Edwards With Adam Buxton, Matthew Holness, Joanna Neary, Eve Dallas, John Dougall, Joanna Scanlan, Anne Reid, Jot Davies, Geoffrey McGivern, Margaret Cabourn-Smith, Stephen Critchlow, Mel Hudson, John Rowe, Dan Starkey, Bradley Ford, Renee Clark, Chelsea Jabbau, Alison Pettit, Martin Hyder, Joanna Monro, Sally Grace, David Armand, Nigel Hastings, Rufys Wright, John Biggins, Mark LamarrShow more
'The very definition of a page-turner' Clare Mackintosh Nothing has felt right since Elle rented out her house . . . I'M IN YOUR HOUSE There's a new coldness. A shift in the atmosphere. The prickling feeling that someone is watching her every move from the shadows. I'M IN YOUR HEAD Maybe it's all in Elle's mind? She's a writer - her imagination, after all, is her strength. And yet every threat seems personal. As if someone has discovered the secrets that keep her awake at night. AND NOW I KNOW YOUR SECRET As fear and paranoia close in, Elle's own home becomes a prison. Someone is unlocking her past - and she's given them the key... Spine-tingling, chilling, and utterly compulsive, this is the thriller that EVERYONE is talking about right now - 'Brilliantly creepy' Sabine Durrant 'Super-believable, super creepy and super-readable (if terrifying!)' Fabulous 'Clever, tense, twisty' C.L. Taylor 'A tour de force' Gillian McCallister 'Riveting, atmospheric and unsettling' Heat 'Brilliant and chilling' Karen HamiltonShow more
In the tradition of Alex Garland's The Beach, a spine-tingling adventure novel about a group of friends whose journey around the world on a yacht turns from a trip to paradise into a chilling nightmare when one of them disappears at sea.They found paradise....what would they do to keep it? In the tradition of Alex Garland's The Beach, a spine-tingling adventure novel about a group of friends whose journey around the world on a yacht turns from a trip to paradise into a chilling nightmare when one of them disappears at sea. Lana and her best friend Kitty leave home looking for freedom-and that's exactly what they find when they are invited onto The Blue, a fifty-foot yacht making its way from the Philippines to New Zealand. Manned by a young crew of wanderers, The Blue is exactly the escape they are looking for and the two quickly fall under its spell, spending their days exploring remote islands, and their rum-filled nights relaxing on deck beneath the stars. Yet paradise found can just as quickly become lost. Lana and Kitty begin to discover that they aren't the only ones with secrets they'd rather run from than reveal. And when one of their new friends disappears overboard after an argument with the other crewmembers, the dark secrets that brought each of them aboard start to unravel. Haunting and infused with spectacular detail, the latest novel by Lucy Clarke-whose writing has been hailed as "breathtaking" (Kirkus Reviews) and "exciting and mysterious" (Library Journal)-is a page-turning thriller filled with adventure, exotic locales, and high stakes.Show more
When there's danger in paradise, will you be the one to stay alive?With a quick spin of the globe, Kitty and Lana escape their grey reality and journey to the Philippines. There they discover The Blue - a beautiful yacht, with a wandering crew.They spend day after languorous day exploring the pristine white beaches and swimming beneath the stars, and Lanadrifts further away from the long-buried secrets of home.But the tide turns when death creeps quietly on deck.A dangerous swell of mistrust and lies threatens to bring the crew's adventures to an end - but some won't let paradise go...whatever the price.Show more
From the celebrated author of Swimming at Night comes a powerful and moving saga of one woman’s struggle to overcome her husband’s death and uncover his dark, mysterious past. Eva has only been married for eight months when her husband, Jackson, is swept to his death while fishing. Weighed down by confusion and sorrow, Eva decides to take leave of her midwifery practice in London and visit Jackson’s estranged family in Tasmania with the hope of grieving together. Instead, she discovers that the man she loved so deeply is not the man she thought she knew. Jackson’s father and brother reveal a dark past, exposing the lies her marriage was built upon. As Eva struggles to come to terms with the depth of Jackson’s deception, she must also confront her growing attraction to Jackson’s brother, Saul, who offers her intimacy, passion, and answers to her most troubling questions. Will Eva be able to move forward in life, or will she be caught up in a romance with Saul, haunted by her husband’s past? Threading together beautiful, wild settings and suspenseful twists, A Single Breath is a gripping tale of secrets, betrayal, and new beginnings. “An intensely emotional story of love, loss, and deception…Clarke skillfully envelops readers in a delicate, romantic story tinged with intrigue and set in a breathtakingly exotic locale…An entertaining narrative.”—Kirkus ReviewsShow more
The deeper the water, the darker the secretsThere were so many times I thought about telling you the truth, Eva. What stopped me was always the same thing...When Eva's husband Jackson tragically drowns, she longs to meet his estranged family. The journey takes her to Jackson's brother's doorstep on a remote Tasmanian island. As strange details about her husband's past begin to emerge, memories of the man she married start slipping through her fingers like sand, as everything she ever knew and loved about him is thrown into question. Now she's no longer sure whether it was Jackson she fell in love with - or someone else entirely...The truth is, it was all a lie . . .Show more
"a terrific summer read" Richard & JudyTwo sisters, one life-changing journey...There are some currents in the relationship between sisters that run so dark and so deep, it's better for the people swimming on the surface never to know what's beneath . . .Katie's carefully structured world is shattered by the news that her headstrong younger sister, Mia, has been found dead in Bali - and the police claim it was suicide.With only the entries of Mia's travel journal as her guide, Katie retraces the last few months of her sister's life, and - page by page, country by country - begins to uncover the mystery surrounding her death.What she discovers changes everything. But will her search for the truth push their sisterly bond - and Katie - to breaking point?The Sea Sisters is a compelling story of the enduring connection between sisters.Show more
In this dark, gripping debut novel of family, secrets, and loss, a young woman travels the globe to retrace the final months of her sister's life, searching for answers about her death. Katie's world is shattered by the news that her headstrong and bohemian younger sister, Mia, has been found dead at the bottom of a cliff in Bali. The authorities say that Mia jumped-that her death was a suicide. Although they hadn't spoken to one another since Mia suddenly left on an around-the-world trip six months earlier, Katie refuses to accept that her sister would take her own life. Distraught that they never made peace, Katie leaves behind her orderly, sheltered life in London and embarks on a journey to find the truth. With only the entries of Mia's tattered travel journal as her guide, Katie retraces the last few months of her sister's life, and-page by page, country by country-begins to uncover the mystery surrounding her death. Weaving together the exotic settings and suspenseful twists of Alex Garland's The Beach with a powerful tale of familial love in the spirit of Rosamund Lupton's Sister, Swimming at Night is a fast-paced, accomplished, and gripping debut. "Swimming at Night reaches deep, exploring sibling relationships, love, friendship, identity, and the willingness to put it all on the line in order to learn the truth. I loved my own journey with these two sisters and the haunting landscape of their travels!"-Ellen Sussman, New York Times bestselling authorShow more
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