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The mysterious is all around us... UFOs, extraterrestrial encounters, baffling disappearances - Mysteries Uncovered investigates, without prejudice, some of the most notorious, disturbing and enduring mysteries ever recorded. - UFO activity: the Roswell Incident, the Phoenix Lights, the Rendlesham Incident... - Alien abduction: the Barney and Betty Hill case... - Uncanny events: the missing crew of the Marie Celeste, the lost colony of Roanoke, the fate of Amelia Earhart... - Notorious disappearances: the cases of Lord Lucan and 'D.B. Cooper'... For every instance rationalized away, there is another that defies explanation... Emily G. Thompson has several years experience as an investigative reporter. She has her own popular true crime website and podcast, Morbidology, and is the co-author of DK's Unsolved Murders and Cults Uncovered. © 2020 Emily G. Thompson © 2020 DK AudioShow more
What would you sacrifice for your children? Ballymor, Ireland, 1847 As famine grips the country Kitty McCarthy is left widowed and alone. Fighting to keep her two remaining children alive against all odds, Kitty must decide how far she will go to save her family. Present day Arriving in Ballymor, Maria is researching her ancestor, Victorian artist Michael McCarthy – and his beloved mother, the mysterious Kitty who disappeared without a trace. Running from her future, it’s not only answers about the past that Maria hopes to find in Ireland. As her search brings her closer to the truth about Kitty’s fate, Maria must make the biggest decision of her life. What readers are saying about The Girl from Ballymor: ‘Spellbinding!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘I loved this book.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘Wonderful… Was hard to put it down.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘Swept me away… I was totally engaged… Highly recommended.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘Fantastic!’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars ‘An excellent read… Compelling.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 starsShow more
‘WOW… what a brilliant book… I just loved it.’ 5 stars, Amazon reviewer Can you trust a sister who is a stranger? Ella Matthews has it all. A beautiful house, a charming husband and a precious baby daughter – her life has pretty much turned out exactly as she planned. But when Ella’s mother tragically dies, her perfect life starts to crack. Her mother had been harbouring a life-long secret. Ella has a sister – an older sister – called Colleen. Excited by the thought of no-longer being an only child, Ella can’t wait to find her. But Colleen has a whirlwind past of her own. Desperate to escape her troubles, she is ready to go to any length to start afresh. As their paths collide, someone is keeping secrets… and when Colleen mysteriously disappears without notice, Ella can’t help but question if she should have started looking for her at all… Readers LOVE The Secret Sister ‘This is a fast-paced story full of intrigue and heart-stopping moments. Definitely a must-read book!’ 5 stars, The Blonde Plotters ‘I was drawn into this story from the start. I found every excuse that I could to get back to reading the book.’ 5 stars, Ginger Book Geek ‘Dark and delicious. A genius thriller.’ 5 stars, Netgalley reviewer ‘Prepare for an all night read!’ 5 stars, Amazon reviewer ‘Enticing and emotional and thoroughly enjoyable.’ 5 stars, Amazon reviewer ‘A wonderfully gripping read from start to finish’ 5 stars, Netgalley Reviewer ‘I absolutely loved it!’ 5 stars, Netgalley Reviewer ‘I highly recommend reading The Secret Sister. It’s intense, quick-paced, has well developed characters, & a plot that’s full of twists. Once I started reading, I could not put it down!!’ 5 stars, Netgalley Reviewer ‘Excellent plot, characterization, and even a twist!’ 5 stars, Netgalley ReviewerShow more
Ever wondered who murdered JonBenét Ramsey, or who terrorized San Francisco as the Zodiac Killer? Puzzled over the notorious Black Dahlia murder, or the shooting of TV presenter Jill Dando? This true crime audiobook makes you the detective, investigating some of the most infamous unsolved cases of the 20th and 21st centuries. Crime scenes, crucial evidence, witnesses, and persons of interest are clearly and concisely presented, along with essential details and clues, so you can judge for yourself: who could have done it? Unsolved Murders also profiles the psychology of the killer, discusses the background and life of the unfortunate victim (or victims), and how these horrific crimes impacted the victim's family and friends. From domestic tragedies to serial killers with a love for the macabre, this book will have you returning to the cases again and again. Can you unlock the secrets of these unsolved crimes where others have failed? Delve into the audiobook of Unsolved Murders: True Crime Cases Uncovered and have a go! Amber Hunt is the New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of The Kennedy Wives: Triumph and Tragedy in America's Most Public Family. She's an award-winning crime reporter and host of the acclaimed true crime podcast Accused. Emily G. Thompson has several years experience as an investigative reporter. She has her own popular true crime website, Morbidology, and is author of true crime book Unsolved Child Murders: Eighteen American Cases. © 2019 Amber Hunt; Emily G. Thompson © 2020 DK AudioShow more
Uncover the secrets of the world's cruellest criminal cults. How did Charles Manson inspire his 'family' to launch a campaign of murder? What twisted ideology lay behind horrific events like the Waco Siege, Aum Shinrikyo's poison-gas attack on the Tokyo metro, and the mass suicides and murders of Jonestown? Why did the suicidal adherents of Heaven's Gate believe doomsday was at hand? How did the idealistic commune of Rajneeshpuram collapse into shocking controversies, involving biological terrorism and attempted murder? The shocking truth about some of the most disturbing criminal cults that have ever existed are discussed in this audiobook. Cults Uncovered explores these and many more strange and disturbing factions and sects from all over the world to expose terrifying stories of manipulation, coercion, abuse, and murder. Emily G. Thompson has several years experience as an investigative reporter. She has her own popular true crime website, Morbidology, and has contributed articles to numerous blogs and websites. She is the author of Unsolved Child Murders: Eighteen American Cases, 1956-1998 and the co-author of DK's Unsolved Murders:True Crime Cases Uncovered. © 2020 Emily G. Thompson © 2020 DK AudioShow more
Mary Kate Malone has escaped from Ireland to seek her fortune in Liverpool, but from the beginning, things go wrong and now she is living a secret life in the shadows, with tragedy looming. Mary Kate Malone has come to Liverpool from Ireland to seek her fortune, but from the very beginning things have gone wrong. Now she is living secretly with her great love, Dr Nicholas Marcus, while his wife Lavinia, mother of his two sons, plots her revenge on the girl who she believes has destroyed her marriage. When disaster strikes, Mary Kate's first instinct is to flee to her family in Ireland. But back in Tarabeg, a charismatic American stranger has set the village by the ears and it isn't the place Mary Kate remembers any more. To add to her problems, Dr Gaskell and Matron from St Angelus Hospital has come to Tarabeg to recruit nurses and Mary Kate's Liverpool life comes back to haunt her with a vengeance. Praise for the author: "Nadine Dorries has quickly established herself as the queen of the Liverpool saga and she is back with a heart-wrenching and captivating new novel" BOOKISH JOTTINGS "As heart-warming as it is heartbreaking, this novel is unputdownable" SUNDAY EXPRESS "Angela's Ashes with a scouse accent" IRISH TIMES "A funny and sometimes shocking saga. I couldn't put it down" CRISTINA ODONE. "Fabulous characters ... Gorgeous sentences and sensational plotlines" WITH LOVE FOR BOOKSShow more
'A proper winter heart-warmer' Heat 'If you're a fan of Jojo Moyes, you'll love Emma Heatherington's beautifully written - and also not predictable - Christmas novel' Yahoo's Top Books for October A stunning Christmas romance for fans of One Day in December and Jojo Moyes From the moment they meet one December day there's something between Charlotte Taylor and her brother's best friend, Tom Farley. But Tom's already taken and Charlie has to let him go... It's another five years before their paths cross again only a secret from the past forces Charlie to make a choice. She promises herself she'll never look back... The years pass and Charlie moves on with her life but she can never forget Tom. He's always there whispering 'What if?'. Can Charlie leave the life she has built for one last chance with Tom? Or is the one that got away not really the one at all...? Readers love Rewrite the Stars...! 'Romantic, cosy and a book that can be read cover to cover in one day because you just can't put it down' Yahoo 'I really enjoyed 'One Day in December' by Josie Silver, so when I read that fans of that book would enjoy this one I already had plenty of expectations in my head... this book absolutely smashed through all those expectations and I love it even more' Amy A 'Would have read it in one go if I didn't have to go to work!' Carla 'A definite WOW book' Sue, Netgalley 'I absolutely loved this book and was so gutted it had to come to an end' Shirleyann 'Absolutely adored this book. I'm a psychological thrillers type of girl generally but every now and then I need something to break up all the crazy and this was a very welcome distraction' Laura S 'Touched my heart in a way few others have' Michelle, Netgalley 'A wonderfully written Christmas love story which isn't predictable and really enjoyable' Nicola S 'An emotional rollercoaster' Jane B 'This story will tug at your heartstrings' Jennifer HShow more
Mary Kate Malone runs away to Liverpool and into all kinds of trouble in this sequel to Shadows In Heaven - from the bestselling author of The Four Streets trilogy and the Lovely Lane series. Liverpool, 1963. Mary Kate Malone is seventeen and bitterly unhappy that her father has married again after the death of her mother. On her last day at school, she decides to leave home in Tarabeg on the west coast of Ireland and head for Liverpool to find her mother's sister. But absolutely nothing goes to plan. Within hours of disembarking, she finds herself penniless and alone, with no place to stay and no idea how she will survive. Meanwhile, back in Ireland, where old sins cast long shadows, a long-buried secret is about to come to light and a day of reckoning, in the shape of a stranger from America, will set an unstoppable chain of events in motion. Praise for the Author: "As heart-warming as it is heartbreaking, this novel is unputdownable." SUNDAY EXPRESSShow more
'Dark, gripping and with a twist that leaves your breathless' John Marrs He's watching. She's waiting. The unmissable new thriller from Darren O'Sullivan, author of Our Little Secret and Close Your Eyes. Having barely escaped the clutches of a serial killer, Claire Moore has struggled to rebuild her life. After her terrifying encounter with the man the media dubbed The Black-Out Killer, she became an overnight celebrity: a symbol of hope and survival in the face of pure evil. And then the killings stopped. Now ten years have passed, and Claire remains traumatised by her brush with death. Though she has a loving and supportive family around her, what happened that night continues to haunt her still. Just when things are starting to improve, there is a power cut; a house fire; another victim found killed in the same way as before. The Black-Out Killer is back. And he's coming for Claire... Praise for Closer Than You Think: 'Dark, gripping and with a twist that leaves you breathless' John Marrs 'Utterly brilliant . . . the final twist left me breathless. Darren O'Sullivan is proving himself time and again as an exceptional story teller' Lisa Hall Readers love Closer Than You Think: 'I literally read it in one sitting . . . 5*' NetGalley reviewer 'One of the most gripping books I've read in a long time' NetGalley reviewer 'I was thrown for a loop . . . a major surprise ending' NetGalley reviewer 'Darren O'Sullivan's best book yet' NetGalley reviewer 'Had me hooked from the first page . . . very cleverly written' NetGalley reviewerShow more
In post-war Tarabeg, two women are waiting for ambitious Michael Malone to return home. Rosie is the local schoolteacher and most people think she is promised to him. Just a few have guessed that he has secretly begun to woo Sarah, whose brutal fisherman father would kill her if he knew. Both Rosie and Sarah love Michael, both hope to become his wife and their lives will interweave in a tale of tangled secrets, old promises and new feuds. Michael Malone's choice will have fateful consequences for everyone - especially, in due course, for his young daughter.Show more
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