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MEET JACK. Jack Rossiter. I'm twenty-seven years old, single, and live with my best mate Matt. Matt and I started hanging out when we were eight. Life was simpler then. Our idea of fashion was polyester. I told him I wanted to be a spy and he asked me who I'd marry. I imagined falling in love with a girl so perfect I couldn't even guess her name. Things have changed since then. I did fall in love for a while but it didn't work out. And single is good, single is fun. MEET AMY. Something's got to change. Where are all the decent men? It's been six months since I last had sex. Six months! I mean, I've got my own flat, I've got A levels - so come on down Mr Right. At least it would get my mother off my back. Now find out what happens when they meet each other ... A witty, shrewd and highly entertaining novel, Come Together seeps into the psyche of one man and one woman as they take their first tentative steps towards coupledom.Show more
DK Audio presents The Complete Idiot's Guide to Cognitive Behavioural Therapy read to you by Jessica Ball, who has narrated over 250 audiobooks. Change your behaviour and improve your outcomes by adjusting your thinking. You have the ability to change your thinking and control your actions from the inside out. Whether you have an anxiety disorder or OCD, you struggle with diet or substance abuse, or you're just unhappy with the results you're getting in life, cognitive behavioural therapy can teach you how to think and act more constructively. In this helpful guide, you get: - Powerful tools to help identify and address self-defeating patterns - Effective techniques for coping with anger issues, depression, and anxiety - Insightful tips on using meditation, visualisation, and relaxation to move you closer to your goals - Expert advice on dealing with stress and setbacks - and staying focused on your goals - Helpful exercises for developing a realistic but positive attitude © 2014 Dr Jayme Albin; Eileen Bailey © 2019 DK AudioShow more
'I was sucked in by the first page' JANE CORRY The USA Today and #1 eBook bestseller of The Girl Who Lied and Sister Sister SINCLAIR WIFE DEAD! HUSBAND CLEARED! Police have ruled out suspicious circumstances in the investigation into the death of Elizabeth Sinclair, wife of charismatic entrepreneur Harry Sinclair, found drowned in the lake of the family's holiday park. It's been two years since the Sinclair case closed but when reporter Steph Durham receives a tipoff that could give her the scoop of the year, she's drawn deeper and deeper into the secretive Sinclair family. Elizabeth's death wasn't a tragic accident. And the truth will come at a deadly price...Show more
When her family is torn apart, can she find her place in the world? Emma is growing up in the beautiful Norfolk countryside. Life seems idyllic, but little does she know things are about to change. Soon she finds her family split. Her younger siblings are destined for the workhouse, whilst Emma takes a job as a cook in a wealthy London household. Then she meets a dashing young fireman. As Emma marries and her own family grows, so does her happiness. Until tragedy strikes. Will Emma turn her life around once again? And can she finally find her happily ever after? A warm-hearted and nostalgic family saga from the author of The Winter Baby and The Nursemaid's Secret, perfect for fans of Katie Flynn. Praise for Sheila Newberry 'So gloriously nostalgic . . . a perfect example of her talent.' Maureen Lee, bestselling author of The Seven Streets of Liverpool 'Like having dinner with your mother in her warm and cosy kitchen.' Diane Allen, bestselling author of For the Sake of Her FamilyShow more
From the author of Fawkes comes a magical take on the story of Anastasia Romanov. "I am obsessed with this book! A magical twist on history that will have Anastasia fans wishing for more." -Evelyn Skye The history books say I died. They don't know the half of it. Anastasia "Nastya" Romanov was given a single mission: to smuggle an ancient spell into her suitcase on her way to exile in Siberia. It might be her family's only salvation. But the leader of the Bolshevik army is after them, and he's hunted Romanov before. Nastya's only chances of saving herself and her family are either to release the spell and deal with the consequences, or to enlist help from Zash, the handsome soldier who doesn't act like the average Bolshevik. Nastya has only dabbled in magic, but it doesn't frighten her half as much as her growing attraction to Zash. She likes him. She thinks he might even like her. That is, until she's on one side of a firing squad . . . and he's on the other. "I loved every detail Brandes wrote. If you love magic and Imperial Russia, you want Romanov on your shelf!" -Evelyn Skye "Romanov will cast a spell on readers and immerse them in a history anyone would long to be a part of." -Sasha Alsberg "If you think you know the story behind Anastasia Romanov, think again! The perfect blend of history and fantasy, Romanov takes a deeper look at the days leading up to the family's tragedy, while also exploring the possibilities behind the mysteries that have long intrigued history buffs everywhere. Brandes weaves a brilliant and intricate saga of love, loss, and the power of forgiveness. Prepare to have your breath stolen by this gorgeous novel of brilliant prose and epic enchantment." -Sara EllaShow more
Highway robber Convict Runaway Mother Jenny Trelawney is no ordinary thief. Forced by poverty to live in the Devon forest, she becomes a successful highway woman - until her luck runs out. Transported to Australia, pregnant and alone, Jenny must face harsh challenges in an unforgiving land. When famine hits the new colony, Jenny becomes convinced that those she most cares about will not survive. She becomes the leader in a grand plot of escape. Setting sail in a small open boat on an unknown ocean, she will do anything for freedom, but at what cost? A fierce and heart-breaking historical debut, perfect for fans of The Light Between Oceans and based on the incredible true story of convict Mary Bryant.Show more
From the authors of the bestsellers Come Together and Come Again. MEET JACK: Dadness. Women have a sixth sense for it. But, lately, as I've looked around, all I've seen is temptation. From random women in the pub, to my foxy new boss...they've left me doubting whether I've really been put out to pasture at all... MEET AMY: Motherhood, I've discovered, is the great leveller. Having kids automatically makes me the same as all the other mums in 'The Coven' up the park. And being 'the same' makes me want to do something terribly rash - like rediscover the impulsive person I used to be. Don't get me wrong, I love Jack and our son, but everyone else seems to be having so much more fun than me - and so much more sex... Can they resist The Seven Year Itch? "Delicious treat" WOMAN'S OWNShow more
Chilling and unrelentingly gripping, I'LL FIND YOU is the terrifying new psychological thriller from the bestselling author of DON'T WAKE UP. Emily Jacobs, a nurse, is in hospital for a minor operation. When she wakes in the night, woozy with anaesthetic, she sees the doctor frantically trying to resuscitate the woman in the bed next to her. In the morning, she is told that she must have had a nightmare. The bed has been empty all along . . . When Emily returns to work she discovers a bracelet that she believes belonged to the missing woman. Soon, she becomes convinced that her colleagues at the hospital are hiding a terrible secret. What if she's wrong? What if her own troubled past has affected her more than she knows? But what if she's right? What else could they be capable of? Praise for Liz Lawler 'Outstanding . . . a rollercoaster of a read' Angela MarsonsShow more
Our life is brief . . . The definitive English language translation of the internationally best-selling Russian novel - a brilliant dark fantasy combining psychological suspense, enchantment, and terror that makes us consider human existence in a fresh and provocative way. 'A book that has the potential to become a modern classic.' Lev Grossman, best-selling author of The Magicians Our life is brief . . . While on holiday at the beach with her mother, Sasha Samokhina meets the mysterious Farit Kozhennikov under the most peculiar circumstances. The teenage girl is powerless to refuse when this strange and unusual man with a sinister air directs her to perform strange and uncomfortable tasks. He rewards her efforts with a strange golden coin. As the days progress, Sasha carries out other acts for which she receives more coins from Kozhennikov. As summer ends, her new domineering mentor directs her to move to a remote village and use her gold to enter the Institute of Special Technologies. Though she does not want to go to this unknown town or university, she also feels that somehow it's the only place she should be. Against her mother's wishes, Sasha leaves behind all that is familiar and begins her education. As she quickly discovers, the institute's 'special technologies' are unlike anything she has ever encountered. The books are impossible to read, the lessons maddeningly obscure, and the work refuses memorization. Using terror and coercion to keep the students in line, the school does not punish them for their transgressions and failures; instead, their families pay a terrible price. Yet despite her fear, Sasha undergoes changes that defy the dictates of matter and time; experiences which are nothing she has ever dreamed of... and suddenly all she could ever want. A complex blend of adventure, magic, science, and philosophy, filtered through a distinct Russian sensibility, this astonishing work - brilliantly translated by Julia Meitov Hersey - is reminiscent of modern classics such as Lev Grossman's The Magicians, Max Barry's Lexicon, and Katherine Arden's The Bear and the Nightingale, but will transport them to a place fantastical and new.Show more
'Tracy Buchanan writes moving, gripping, heartbreakingly real family drama.' Susan Lewis 'Twisty, emotional and far too hard to put down.' Katie Marsh From the #1 bestselling author of My Sister's Secret and No Turning Back For the first time in your life, she is going to tell you the truth... Then: A trip to the beach tore Becky's world apart. It was the day her mother Selma met the mysterious man she went on to fall in love with, and leave her husband and child for. Now: It's been a decade since they last spoke, but Selma has just weeks to live. And she has something important to tell Becky - a secret she been hiding for many years. She had another daughter. With the loss of her mother, Becky aches to find her sister. She knows she cannot move forward in her life without answers, but who can she really trust? An emotionally powerful novel full of twists and family secrets. Perfect for fans of Josephine Cox and Susan Lewis.Show more
That picture you just posted on Instagram? I've seen it.The location you tagged? I've been there.You haven't been careful enough, have you?Because I know all about you.But when I meet you, I won't tell you that.I'll pretend. Just like you do.You'll like me though. You'll trust me enough to let me into your life.And then I'll destroy it.Show more
'A captivating tale ...This novel is a delight' THE TIMES 'A terrific novel ... It springs off the page' DEBORAH MOGGACH 'Vividly engaging' SUNDAY TIMES 'Maud could tell the whole story, but she will not' Chelsea 1876: Jimmy Whistler stands on the cusp of fame, ready to astound the London art world with his radical paintings. At his side is Maud Franklin, his muse, lover and occasional pupil, sharing his house, his dazzling social life and his grand hopes for the future. But Jimmy's rebelliousness comes at a heavy price for them both as he battles a furious patron, challenges an influential and viciously hostile critic and struggles with a dire lack of cash. Before long a fight for survival is being waged through the galleries, the drawing rooms and even the courts - and Maud, Jimmy's Madame and closest ally, is expected to do her part. The Madame has problems of her own, however. Maud has fallen pregnant, and must now face the reality of what life with Jimmy entails. As the situation starts to unravel, as loyalties are sorely tested and bankruptcy looms, she has to decide what she wants. Who she is. What she is prepared to endure. Stunning and suspenseful, this a story of one woman's progress through a world of beauty and sacrifice, art and ambition; a story which asks what we will withstand for love, and what it means to reach for greatness.Show more
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