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THE TOP TWENTY SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER ‘A brilliant new story-teller has arrived’ ERIN KELLY ‘A read-in-one-sitting thriller’ LUCY CLARKE ‘Chilling, devious’ JANICE HALLETT ‘Glorious escapism with a murderous twist’ TAMMY COHEN They thought it was perfect. They were wrong… A glamorous chateau Aura and Nick don’t talk about what happened in England. They’ve bought a chateau in France to make a fresh start, and their kids need them to stay together – whatever it costs. A couple on the brink The expat community is welcoming, but when a neighbour is murdered at a lavish party, Aura and Nick don’t know who to trust. A secret that is bound to come out… Someone knows exactly why they really came to the chateau. And someone is going to give them what they deserve. The Sunday Times bestseller is back with a rollercoaster read, perfect for fans of Lucy Foley and Ruth Ware. ‘A read-in-one-sitting thriller’ LUCY CLARKE, author of THE CASTAWAYS ‘Chilling, devious’ JANICE HALLETT, author of THE APPEAL ‘The definition of unputdownable’ SINEAD CROWLEY ‘Hot on the heels of her debut thriller, Cooper has crafted yet another gripping page-turner that kept me second guessing myself until the very end’ Karin Nordin Praise for Catherine Cooper: ‘Pure adrenaline’ Erin Kelly ‘Agatha Christie with glamour’ Sunday Times Style ‘Intense and claustrophobic’ Heat The Chalet was a Sunday Times No.5 bestseller for w/e 28/11/20Show more
SEXY AND COMFORTABLE … CAN YOU REALLY HAVE BOTH? From the Sunday Times bestselling author of Just My Luck and Both Of You, this is a gripping novel about two very different sisters, which asks: is there such a thing as a perfect life or the perfect love? The Evergreen sisters have always been opposites. Martha is married and has the perfect home and family. Eliza rents a drab one-bedroom flat, which she shares with her sexy but hapless boyfriend. Until, one day, Eliza walks out on him, the very same day that Martha's husband walks out on her. Suddenly the Evergreen sisters are united by separation. Eliza is free to pursue the relationship she's always wanted; one that offers stability and security. Martha falls into a relationship that she could never have imagined; it's crazy and carefree. Can they find happiness dashing down these new paths? Or does chasing love only get more complicated when you're running in another woman's shoes? Praise for The Other Woman’s Shoes: ‘Sizzling Hot’ Marie Claire ‘Compulsive, sexy 30-something read’ The Bookseller ‘Most young women will relate to Parks’s humorous take on relationships’ OK! ‘A hugely optimistic, satisfying read’ Sunday Mirror ‘Light-hearted chick-lit fun’ Heat ‘Addictive’ The Bookseller ‘Witty, warm and fun’ Daily Record ‘Excellent, well-honed and acutely observed’ Daily Mail ‘Well-drawn characters and believable emotions’ Entertainment Weekly What Readers are Saying about The Other Woman's Shoes: 'All about finding happiness that sets the characters free, releasing the sexy, fun and loving women they really are. Superb!' 'A fantastic, very well written and very refreshing book – certainly worth your while!'Show more
'Let the wind take me and the soft rain settle me into the Irish soil from where I came. And may my sins be forgiven.' Arethusa Clayton has always been formidable, used to getting her own way. On her death, she leaves unexpected instructions. Instead of being buried in America, on the wealthy East Coast where she and her late husband raised their two children, Arethusa has decreed that her ashes be scattered in a remote corner of Ireland, on the hills overlooking the sea. All Arethusa ever told Faye was that she grew up in a poor farming family and left Ireland, alone, to start a new life in America as did so many in those times of hardship and famine. But who were her family in Ireland and where are they now? What was the real reason that she turned away from them? And who is the mysterious benefactor of a significant share of Arethusa's estate? Arethusa is gone. There is no one left to tell her story. Faye feels bereft, as if her mother's whole family has died with her. Leaving her own husband and children behind, she travels to the picturesque village of Ballinakelly, determined to fulfil her mother's last wish and to find out the reason for Arethusa's insistence on being laid to rest in this faraway land. Praise for Santa Montefiore: "Nobody does epic romance like Santa Montefiore." JOJO MOYES "An enchanting read, overflowing with deliciously poignant moments." DINAH JEFFRIES "Santa Montefiore hits the spot for me like few other writers." SARRA MANNING "One of our personal favourites." THE TIMESShow more
When Prince Kythar falls under attack in his own castle, he has no idea that his enemies are none other than the ancient Kaddim Brotherhood plotting to destroy his royal line. His inborn ability to control the elements is the only power that can stop this plot-but there is one problem. Kyth's fighting skills are no match for the Kaddim, leaving him no time to put his magic to work. To defeat the Kaddim, Kyth must rely on his bodyguard, Kara, a beautiful Diamond-ranked assassin from the elite Majat Guild. But his enemies develop an elaborate plan to remove her from their way. Acting through treachery and scheming, they pitch Kara against the Majat, marking her as a target for the only warrior who can defeat her in battle. With the deadly assassin on their trail, Kythar and Kara must face impossible odds to save the kingdom and their lives.Show more
International bestselling author Santa Montefiore continues the story of the Deverill family in the third book in her beautiful and moving Deverill Chronicles trilogy—perfect for fans of Kate Morton and Beatriz Williams. “Nobody does epic romance like Santa Montefiore. Everything she writes, she writes from the heart.” —Jojo Moyes, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Me Before You 1939: Peace has flourished since the Great War ended, but much has changed for the Deverill family as now a new generation is waiting in the wings to make their mark. When Martha Wallace leaves her home in America to search for her birth mother in Dublin, she never imagines that she will completely lose her heart to the impossibly charming JP Deverill. But more surprises are in store for her after she discovers that her mother comes from the same place as JP, sealing her fate. Bridie Doyle, now Countess di Marcantonio and mistress of Castle Deverill, is determined to make the castle she used to work in her home. But just as she begins to feel things are finally going her way, her flamboyant husband Cesare has other ideas. As his eye strays away from his wife, those close to the couple wonder if he really is who he says he is. Kitty Deverill has come to accept her life with her husband Robert, and their two children. But then Jack O'Leary, the love of her life, returns to Ballinakelly. And this time his heart belongs elsewhere. As long-held secrets come to light, the Deverills will have to heal old wounds and come to terms with the past if they hope to ensure their legacy for the future.Show more
DO YOU PROMISE NOT TO TELL? A DAUGHTER Beth has always known there was something strange about her daughter, Hannah. The lack of emotion, the disturbing behaviour, the apparent delight in hurting others... sometimes Beth is scared of her, and what she could be capable of. A SON Luke comes from the perfect family, with the perfect parents. But one day, he disappears without trace, and his girlfriend Clara is left desperate to discover what has happened to him. A LIFE BUILT ON LIES As Clara digs into the past, she realizes that no family is truly perfect, and uncovers a link between Luke's long-lost sister and a strange girl named Hannah. Now Luke's life is in danger because of the lies once told and the secrets once kept. Can she find him before it's too late?Show more
DI Laura Jefferson will do whatever it takes to bring down London's most notorious crime boss. When her team receive a deadly threat - stop their investigation or the police and their families will be targeted - but they aren't willing to back down... A new body is turns up every day, and with no leads, Laura knows she has to take action. Her family is innocent and she'll stop at nothing to protect them.When someone close to her is hurt, she'll break every rule in the book to get vengeance.Show more
Adam Hamilton-Shaw has more reason than most to avoid commitment. Living on a houseboat in the Severn Valley, his dream is to sail into the sunset - preferably with a woman waiting in every port. Would-be screenplay writer Sienna Meadows realises that everything about Adam spells trouble - but she can't ignore the intense physical attraction that exists between them. But can Adam change his damaging behaviour - or is the road to destruction a one-way street?Show more
South London detective Sarah Mason is a single mother. It's a tough life, but Sarah gets by. She and her ex-husband, fellow detective Adam Boyd, adore their 15-month-old daughter Molly.Until Sarah's world falls apart when she receives a devastating threat: Her daughter has been taken, and the abductor plans to raise Molly as their own, as punishment for something Sarah did.Sarah is forced to stand back while her team try to track down the kidnapper. But her colleagues aren't working fast enough to find Molly. To save her daughter, Sarah must take matters into her own hands, in a desperate hunt that will take her to the very depths of London's underworld.Show more
When Mirka gets a job in a country house in rural England, she has no idea of the struggle she faces to make sense of a very English couple, and a way of life that is entirely alien to her. Richard and Sophie are chaotic, drunken, frequently outrageous but also warm, generous and kind. Mirka finds to her surprise that she is happy at Fairmont Hall. But when she tells Sophie that she is gay, everything she values is put in danger and she must learn the hard way what she really believes in.Show more
Ireland. 1925. The war is over. But life will never be the same... 'Everything Santa Montefiore writes, she writes from the heart,'; says JOJO MOYES. See why in this unforgettable story of love, loss, and life, perfect for fans of DOWNTON ABBEY and KATE MORTON. In the green hills of West Cork, Ireland, Castle Deverill has burned to the ground. But young Celia Deverill is determined to see her ruined ancestral home restored to its former glory to the years when Celia ran through its vast halls with her cousin Kitty and their childhood friend Bridie Doyle. Kitty herself is raising a young family, but she longs for Jack O'Leary the long-ago sweetheart she cannot have. And soon Kitty must make a heartbreaking decision, one that could destroy everything she holds dear. Bridie, once a cook's daugher in Castle Deverill, is now a well-heeled New York City socialite. Yet her celebrity can't erase a past act that haunts her still. Nor can it keep her from seeking revenge upon the woman who wronged her all those years ago. As these three daughters of Ireland seek to make their way in a world once again beset by dark forces, Santa Montefiore shows us once more why she is one of the best-loved storytellers at work today.Show more
Martha Wallace came to Dublin from America to find her birth mother. But instead she has lost her heart to the charming JP Deverill. Bridie Doyle, now Countess di Marcantonio and mistress of Castle Deverill, is determined to make the castle she used to work in her home. But her flamboyant husband Cesare has other ideas. Kitty Deverill has come to terms with her life with her husband Robert. But then Jack O'Leary, the love of her life, returns...Show more
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