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Do you want to sell your house for the best possible price in the quickest possible time? Sell High, Sell Fast sets out the seven-step ADDRESS system that will enable you to realise your house's maximum value up to three times faster than comparable properties on the market. Read this practical step-by-step guide to understand how to: Identify and wow your ideal buyer Declutter so your buyer doesn't have to see past your stuff Decorate with confidence, choosing colours and accessories that will showcase your home Create a fantastic first impression - inside and out - and attract your buyer in days, not months - without dropping your asking price Capture the attention of potential buyers from the moment you launch your property onto the online portals with fabulous photos and videoShow more
Julia Chapman’s sixth Dales Detective Agency novel, Date with Deceit, sees Delilah going undercover at a shoot involving dangerous criminals. Perfect for fans of Richard Osman’s The Thursday Murder Club and M.C. Beaton. A woman in tears in the Dales Detective Agency is never the best way to start the week. But when that woman is the wife of Bernard Taylor, town mayor and eminent businessman, there is even more cause for alarm. So when Nancy Taylor asks the detectives to investigate whether her husband is having an affair, Samson O’Brien and Delilah Metcalfe know they will have to tread carefully. The case, however, proves to be more complex than even they had imagined. While Delilah is undercover at a local shoot to better keep tabs on the errant husband, she is on the scene for a fatal incident that sends the town into turmoil. Soon the detective duo are embroiled in a far more serious investigation than mere infidelity as they discover that deceit is rife in Bruncliffe. And it may well prove deadly . . .Show more
Julia Chapman's fifth Dales Detectives Agency novel, Date With Danger, sees our intrepid leads Samson and Delilah on the trail of a sheep rustler turned killer. Perfect for fans of M C Beaton and Gervase Phinn. In the heart of Yorkshire, the Dales Detective Agency is about to face its biggest challenge. A fatal accident at Bruncliffe’s livestock auction mart leads auctioneer Harry Furness to call in detective duo Samson O’Brien and Delilah Metcalfe, but what starts as a simple health-and-safety investigation soon takes a sinister turn when they discover evidence that suggests murder. With their inquiries ongoing, Clive Knowles approaches them for help – his sheep are being threatened by the gang of rustlers that is plaguing the Dales. Meanwhile, Poacher Pete Ferris has also decided to play his hand, setting in motion a blackmail plot which will ensure Samson is pulled back into trouble with his nemesis Rick Procter. When all three cases begin to converge, Samson and Delilah will find that their latest investigation is fraught with danger; a danger that could leave them fighting for their lives.Show more
Brought to you by Penguin. He's been looking in the windows again. Messing with cameras. Leaving notes. Supposed to be a refuge. But death got inside. When Katie Straw's body is pulled from the waters of the local suicide spot, the police decide it's an open-and-shut case. A standard-issue female suicide. But the residents of Widringham women's refuge where Katie worked don't agree. They say it's murder. Will you listen to them? An addictive literary page-turner about a crime as shocking as it is commonplace, Keeper will leave you reeling long after the final page is turned. 'Tense, beautiful and lyrical. Everyone should read this book' - Sara Collins, author of The Confessions of Frannie Langton 'Wickedly paced and utterly chilling, making space for the interior lives of its victims and their gradually shrinking worlds, all the while exposing the failures of the systems that are supposed to protect them. As compulsive as it is heartbreaking' - Rosie Price, author of What Red Was 'Reading Keeper is a visceral experience ... cleverly reminding us that for some women simply existing in a man's world is more dangerous than anything else' - Araminta Hall, author of Our Kind of Cruelty 'Pacy, absorbing and electric in its detail...Men should read this book, and I'd be shocked to meet a woman who doesn't find some part of herself here' - Beth Underdown, author of The Witchfinder's Sister © Jessica Moor 2020 (P) Penguin Audio 2020Show more
Date with Poison is the brilliant fourth novel in Julia Chapman's Dales Detective Agency series, and is perfect of fans of M C Beaton's Agatha Raisin series and Gervase Phinn. Spring is in the air in Bruncliffe but not everyone is filled with the joys of the season. Samson O'Brien of the Dales Detective Agency is being questioned by the police about a murder, with the truth about his policing past about to be brutally exposed. And with Bruncliffe turning on Samson, his business partner Delilah Metcalfe finds herself in the impossible position of defending him to her friends and family. Then Delilah's nephew, accused of being under Samson's influence, runs away from home and a frantic search begins. And with attention turning to Nathan, only a local vet is paying attention to a worrying spate of canine poisonings happening throughout the village. Bruncliffe is turning toxic and with suspicion raining down on him, Samson knows he has to ask Delilah for help. Can she forgive his transgressions and help him so that they can find Nathan and the poisoner, or has the poison already spread too far?Show more
Random House presents the audiobook edition of Playgroups and Prosecco by Jo Middleton, read by Elizabeth Bower. A hilarious and totally relatable debut novel about the adventures of a single mum, for fans of CATASTROPHE, MOTHERLAND and WHY MUMMY DRINKS January 3rd Jaffa Cakes - 7. Times I was forced to watch a small child do a dance involving a dusty piece of ribbon found under the sofa - 4. Inappropriate thoughts about Zac Efron - undisclosed. Single mum Frankie's whole life revolves around her kids. But when your teenage daughter goes on more dates than you and your toddler has a more active social life, something has to change. Forget 'me-time', Frankie would settle for some adult conversation, and watching something other than the Disney channel. The local playgroup may be ruled by Instagram mums with perfect husbands but Frankie accidentally forms a splinter group of single parents. After all, Mummy really needs a playdate of her own. (Now pass the prosecco.) PLAYGROUPS AND PROSECCO is the debut novel from Jo Middleton, the author of the hugely successful parenting blog SLUMMY SINGLE MUMMY.Show more
'Poignant and compelling, an equine Bridget Jones.' Racing Post Being a stable lass is probably one of the hardest jobs in the country, and yet for Gemma Hogg it is the most rewarding. She works in the beautiful Yorkshire market town of Middleham and if her colleagues are occasionally challenging, then the horses are downright astonishing. Now, in Stable Lass, she takes us into the closed world of a top racing yard, from the elation of having several winners in one day to the almost indescribable grief of losing a horse. Like most stable lads and lasses, Gemma arrived in her yard as a teenager fresh out of racing college and had to cope with living away from home for the first time, as well as adapting to the brutal long hours, backbreaking work and often treacherous weather. She describes falling in love with Polo Venture, the first racehorse in her care, the pure exhilaration of riding him on Middleham Gallops for the first time and what happens when a horse takes against you, from the growling gelding Valiant Warrior to the potentially lethal Broadway Boy. She brings to life the characters around the yard, from straight-talking boss Micky Hammond to the jockeys starving themselves to make weight, the wealthy owners and the other stable lads and lasses who come from a range of different places and backgrounds. Stable Lass by Gemma Hogg is a unique look into the world of horse racing filled with heart-warming stories and amazing thoroughbreds - some loveable, some cantankerous, all impressive.Show more
Date with Mystery is the third cosy crime novel in Julia Chapman's Dales Detective series. The Dales Detective Agency's latest assignment appears to be an open and shut case. Hired by a local solicitor to find a death certificate for a young woman who died over twenty years ago, Samson O'Brien is about to find out that things in Bruncliffe are rarely that straightforward. Particularly when the solicitor insists that Delilah Metcalfe, with her wealth of local knowledge, works alongside Samson on this sensitive investigation. Delilah is eager to help. At the very least, the case will take her mind off the looming custody battle for her precious dog, Tolpuddle, and the threat of the bank foreclosing on her struggling Dales Dating Agency. As Samson and Delilah begin their inquiries they soon become embroiled in a mystery that has lain at the heart of the town for decades. But in uncovering the truth have they exposed secrets that some would prefer remained buried?Show more
The Last Gift is a twisty short novella to chill you over Christmas - from psychological thriller writer Sarah J Naughton On 24th December, husband and father Peter Biddiscombe is killed in a tragic accident on his way home. The body is not discovered until Boxing Day but when PC Maxine Derbyshire arrives at the house to deliver the devastating news, Peter's wife believes it must be a case of mistaken identity. Peter spent Christmas with his family. Or did he? Bonus material - includes an exclusive three chapters from Sarah J Naughton's new full-length thriller The Other Couple (p) Orion Publishing Group 2017Show more
t.Caught in a wicked game of cat and mouse, Detective Helen Grace finds herself trapped among the hunted in the darkest thriller yet from the international bestselling author of Little Boy Blue and Eeny Meeny. Framed for a murder she didn't commit. As one of HM Prison Holloway's most high-profile new inmates, Detective Helen Grace has a target on her back with nowhere to hide. Helen has made a long list of enemies over the course of her career-some are incarcerated within these very walls. When one of her fellow prisoners is found mutilated and murdered in her locked cell, it's clear that the killer is someone on the inside. But time is running out for Helen as she races to expose the person who framed her, and the body count in the prison starts climbing. Helen will need to draw on all her investigative skills and instincts to catch the serial killer behind these murders and seek the truth-unless the killer finds her first. Author bio: M. J. Arlidge is the international bestselling author of the Detective Helen Grace thrillers, including Little Boy Blue, Liar Liar, The Doll's House, Pop Goes the Weasel and his debut, Eeny Meeny, which has been sold in twenty-nine countries. He has worked in television for the past fifteen years.Show more
Date with Malice is the second cosy crime novel in Julia Chapman's Dales Detective series. It's dark in the Dales this winter . . . When Mrs Shepherd arrives at the Dales Detective Agency on a December morning, quite convinced that someone is trying to kill her, Samson O'Brien dismisses her fears as the ramblings of a confused elderly lady. But after a series of disturbing incidents at Fellside Court retirement home, he begins to wonder if there is something to her claims after all . . . With Christmas around the corner, Samson is thrown into a complex investigation. One that will require him to regain the trust of the Dales community he turned his back on so long ago. Faced with no choice, he enlists the help of a local - the tempestuous Delilah Metcalfe. Against the backdrop of a Yorkshire winter, Samson and Delilah must work together once again if they are to uncover the malevolence threatening the elderly residents of Bruncliffe. Could the danger be perilously close to home?Show more
Random House presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of They All Fall Down by Tammy Cohen, read by Elizabeth Bower. 'A fast-paced, twist-fuelled read' Good Housekeeping 'I devoured this book in one sitting; it's gripping throughout with a brilliant twist in the tip of its tail.' ERIN KELLY, bestselling author of He Said She Said 'Tammy Cohen can twist a story better than any crime writer I know' JANE CASEY 'Brilliant, twisty, clever - another gripping thriller from Tammy Cohen. I absolutely loved it' LISA JEWELL 'An ingeniously dark premise...proves Tammy Cohen to be a master at the literary sleight of hand...I loved it.' SARAH PINBOROUGH, author of Behind Her Eyes **************************** The psychological thriller of the year from You Magazine bookclub favourite, TAMMY COHEN. Filled with the incredible twists of A COUPLE NEXT DOOR and the psychological suspense of HE SAID SHE SAID. Hannah had a normal life - a loving husband, a good job. Until she did something shocking. Now she's in a psychiatric clinic. It should be a safe place. But patients keep dying. The doctors say it's suicide. Hannah knows they're lying. Can she make anyone believe her before the killer strikes again? *********************************** 'Set mainly in a mental institution, They All Fall Down is a superb story in which staff and patients alike are suspects with secrets. Tammy Cohen has brought her trademark wit and emotional intelligence to this gripping tale. Beautifully written, her fragile and vulnerable characters are fascinating, fully-formed, and entirely believable. Drop everything and reach for this book' LIZ NUGENT, bestselling author of Lying in Wait 'Once again Tammy Cohen proves she is the master of the unexpected in THEY ALL FALL DOWN. It's a brilliant one-sitting read of a book where the surprises keep coming until the very last page. If you don't read it, you're missing out' COLETTE MCBETH 'A gripping, complex, twisty read...This book will demand your attention and will not let go' EMMA KAVANAGHShow more
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