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The instant New York Times bestseller from the author of Sometimes I Lie ‘Not just fiendish but positively Feeneyish – dark, ingenious and very clever’ Cara Hunter, author of Close to Home Ten years of marriage. Ten years of secrets. An anniversary they’ll never forget. Adam and Amelia are spending the weekend in the Scottish Highlands. The remote location is perfect for what they have planned. But when their romantic trip takes a dark turn, they both start to wonder – can they trust the one they’re with? Because every couple tells little white lies. Only for Adam and Amelia, the truth is far more dangerous. ‘A cleverly crafted novel with a grand twist’ Stella magazine ‘I loved it!’ Sarah Pinborough, author of Behind Her Eyes ‘Creepy, gripping and oh-so readable, we loved this! Fabulous magazine ‘Chilling and clever, with a twist so sharp you’ll get whiplash’ Chris Whitaker, author of We Begin at the End ‘A riveting thriller that explodes with a jaw-dropping climax’ Woman’s Weekly ‘A clever, cunning read and one where you expect a twist, but when it comes, it’s so perfect and wonderful that you want to tell everyone’ Belfast Telegraph ‘A staggering novel filled with tension, suspense, and an ending that will leave you flabbergasted’ Samantha Downing, author of My Lovely Wife 'The reader never quite know who's telling the truth about who they really are' Cosmopolitan What readers are saying about ROCK PAPER SCISSORS ‘I was HOOKED! Brilliantly written . . . A gripping twisty page turner’ ‘Multi-faceted characters hiding lots of secrets, brilliant plot and clever twists kept me at the edge of my seat to the very end!’ ‘I flew through the pages as it was impossible to put down! Brilliant!’ ‘Alice Feeney wins for the greatest plot twists!’ ‘This was an addictive read. I. Could. Not. Put. It. Down. The twist was spectacular’Show more
Brought to you by Penguin. Late 21st century and Earth has been reduced to an uninhabited wasteland. What was left of humanity was evacuated into overpopulated space stations, or 'Habitats'. A hotbed for crime and strange new religious sects, the Habitat Security Division has no shortage of work. No-nonsense Investigator Bridget Kurtis soon finds herself embroiled in a life or death struggle with a sinister cult, and what she uncovers has disturbing implications for the future of the human race... Featuring Nina Sosanya, Richard Armitage, David Warner, Indira Varma, Pippa Bennett-Warner alongside a full cast, fans and newcomers alike will be transported to the gritty audio world of 'Bridge' and her colleagues for an immersive listening experience like no other. 'Nina Sosanya's Bridget Kurtis is the unquestioned standout. Her no-nonsense, dryly comic delivery really helps to bring Dan Abnett's script to the audiobook format.' - Big Comic Page © 2017 Rebellion 2000 AD Ltd (P) Penguin Audio and Rebellion Publishing 2021Show more
Brought to you by Penguin. Pre-order the darkly compelling new novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Chalk Man, The Taking of Annie Thorne and The Other People 500 years ago: eight martyrs were burnt to death 30 years ago: two teenagers vanished without trace Two months ago: the vicar committed suicide Welcome to Chapel Croft. For Rev Jack Brooks and teenage daughter Flo it's supposed to be a fresh start. New job, new home. But, as Jack knows, the past isn't easily forgotten. And in a close-knit community where the residents seem as proud as they are haunted by Chapel Croft's history, Jack must tread carefully. Ancient superstitions as well as a mistrust of outsiders will be hard to overcome. Yet right away Jack has more frightening concerns. Why is Flo plagued by visions of burning girls? Who's sending them sinister, threatening messages? And why did no one mention that the last vicar killed himself? Chapel Croft's secrets lie deep and dark as the tomb. Jack wouldn't touch them if not for Flo - anything to protect Flo. But the past is catching up with Chapel Croft - and with Jack. For old ghosts with scores to settle will never rest . . . Praise for C. J. Tudor: 'C. J. Tudor is terrific. I can't wait to see what she does next' Harlan Coben 'Britain's female Stephen King' Daily Mail 'A mesmerizingly chilling and atmospheric page-turner' J.P. Delaney 'Her books have the ability to simultaneously make you unable to stop reading while wishing you could bury the book somewhere deep underground where it can't be found. Compelling and haunting' Sunday Express 'Some writers have it, and some don't. C. J. Tudor has it big time' Lee Child 'A dark star is born' A. J. Finn © C. J. Tudor 2021 (P) Penguin Audio 2021Show more
At his beloved Nonno Paolo's deathbed, fifteen-year-old Nico receives a gift that will change his life forever: a yellowing manuscript which tells the haunting, twisty tale of what really happened to his grandfather in Nazi-occupied Venice in 1943. The Palazzo Colombina is home to the Uccello family: three generations of men, trapped together in the dusty palace on Venice's Grand Canal. Awkward fifteen-year-old Nico. His distant, business-focused father. And his beloved grandfather, Paolo. Paolo is dying. But before he passes, he has secrets he's waited his whole life to share. When a Jewish classmate is attacked by bullies, Nico just watches - earning him a week's suspension and a typed, yellowing manuscript from his frail Nonno Paolo. A history lesson, his grandfather says. A secret he must keep from his father. A tale of blood and madness...Nico is transported back to the Venice of 1943, an occupied city seething under its Nazi overlords, and to the defining moment of his grandfather's life: when Paolo's support for a murdered Jewish woman brings him into the sights of the city's underground resistance. Hooked and unsettled, Nico can't stop reading - but he soon wonders if he ever knew his beloved grandfather at all. 'Gripping and powerful, THE GARDEN OF ANGELS richly evokes the tension and threat of Nazi-occupied Venice. A moving and important novel." TESS GERRITSEN, author of The Shape of Night 'Vivid and compelling. A richly wrought thriller, a love story and a warning that spans decades. I was thinking about this book for days.' SARAH PINBOROUGH, author of Behind Her EyesShow more
International number one bestselling author Jeffrey Archer is a master of the short story form, creating classic tales beloved by his fans and hitting the top of the bestseller lists with his previous collections. The Short the Long and the Tall collects together twenty of Archer's most treasured, previously published short stories. Find out what happens to the hapless young detective from Naples who travels to an Italian hillside town to solve a murder and ends up falling in love; and the pretentious schoolboy whose discovery of the origins of his father’s wealth changes his life forever. Revel in the stories of the woman who dares to challenge the men at her Ivy League university during the 1930s, and another young woman who thumbs a lift and has an encounter she will never forget. Discover the haunting story about four men whose characters are tested to the point of death. Finally, a short parable about how pointless war is, and how decent people are caught up in the crossfire of their leaders’ ambitions.Show more
Performed by Richard Armitage, Anthony Boyle, Emila Fox and Hugh Quarshie HOUSEHOLD GIZMOS WITH A MIND OF THEIR OWN. THE WRONG KIND OF COLD CALLS. AND THE CREEPING SUSPICION THAT NONE OF THIS IS REAL. Reality, and Other Stories is a gathering of deliciously chilling entertainments - stories to be listened to as the evenings draw in, and the days are haunted by uncanny technologies and the absurd horrors of modern life. "Masterly...remarkable." GUARDIAN on The WallShow more
FROM THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE DCI RYAN MYSTERIES In a world gone mad, who can you trust? Fresh from a high-profile case in the Paris fashion world, elite forensic psychiatrist and criminal profiler Dr Alexander Gregory receives a call from the New York State Homicide Squad. The girlfriend of a notorious criminal has been admitted to a private psychiatric hospital and can no longer testify in his upcoming trial. Without her, their case will collapse but, amid reports that the staff are as unpredictable as their patients, who can the police trust? In desperation, they turn to an outsider and now Gregory must find the courage to step inside the fortified walls of Buchanan Hospital to uncover the truth. The question is, will he ever be the same again? Murder and mystery are peppered with dark humour in this fast-paced thriller set amidst the spectacular Catskill Forest.Show more
‘Stunning, addictive … this book should not be missed!’ Samantha Downing, Sunday Times bestselling author of My Lovely Wife ‘This is great … Keeps you guessing all the way through’ Jane Fallon ‘Alice writes the twisty sort of novel that leaves you breathless and unsure about everything and everyone… Warning – could cause sleepless nights!’ Adele Parks, Platinum ‘The ultimate rollercoaster reading experience’ Woman & Home ‘Dark, twisted, and oh-so-good’ Prima ‘Deliciously twisted and full of shocks’ Amanda Jennings, author of The Cliff House ‘Filmic and gripping’ Helen Monks Takhar, author of Precious You ******************************************************** If there are two sides to every story, someone is always lying… Jack: Three words to describe my wife: Beautiful. Ambitious. Unforgiving. Anna: I only need one word to describe my husband: Liar. When a woman is murdered in Blackdown village, newsreader Anna Andrews is reluctant to cover the case. Anna’s ex-husband, DCI Jack Harper, is suspicious of her involvement, until he becomes a suspect in his own murder investigation. Someone is lying, and some secrets are worth killing to keep. ************************************************** Readers LOVE Alice Feeney: ‘An absolute must for thriller fans!’ ‘I loved every page of this book’ ‘Absolutely enthralling’ ‘Best psychological thriller I have read’ ‘This book completely sucked me in. I couldn’t put it down’ ‘It's dark, disturbing, beautifully written and finished it in almost one sitting’Show more
Brought to you by Penguin. She sleeps, a pale girl in a white room . . . Three years ago, Gabe saw his daughter taken. In the back of a rusty old car, covered in bumper stickers. He was driving behind the car. He watched her disappear. But no one believes him. Most people believe that his daughter, and wife, are dead. For a while, people believed that Gabe was responsible. Three years later and Gabe cannot give up hope. Even though he has given up everything else. His home, his job, his old life. He spends his days and nights travelling up and down the motorway, sleeping in his camper van in service stations, searching for the car that took her. Searching for his daughter. Katie spends a lot of her life in service stations, working as a waitress. She often sees Gabriel, or 'the thin man' as she has nicknamed him. She knows his story. She feels for him, because Katie understands what it's like to lose a loved one. Nine years ago, her father was murdered. It broke her family apart. She hasn't seen her oldest sister since the day of the funeral; the day she did something terrible. Fran and her daughter, Alice, put in a lot of miles on the motorway. Not searching. But running. Trying to keep one step ahead of the people that want to hurt them. Because Fran knows the truth. She knows what really happened to Gabe's daughter. She knows who is responsible. And she knows that if they ever find them, they're dead. © C.J. Tudor 2020 (P) Penguin Audio 2020Show more
Brought to you by Penguin. This Penguin Classic is performed by Richard Armitage, star of Peter Jackson'sThe Hobbit trilogy and also known for his roles in Ocean's 8 and Spooks. This definitive recording includes an Introduction by Diskin Clay. Originally written only for his personal consumption, Marcus Aurelius's Meditations has become a key text in the understanding of Roman Stoic philosophy. This Penguin Classics edition is translated with notes by Martin Hammond and an introduction by Diskin Clay. Written in Greek by an intellectual Roman emperor without any intention of publication, the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius offer a wide range of fascinating spiritual reflections and exercises developed as the leader struggled to understand himself and make sense of the universe. Spanning from doubt and despair to conviction and exaltation, they cover such diverse topics as the question of virtue, human rationality, the nature of the gods and Aurelius's own emotions. But while the Meditations were composed to provide personal consolation, in developing his beliefs Marcus also created one of the greatest of all works of philosophy: a series of wise and practical aphorisms that have been consulted and admired by statesmen, thinkers and ordinary readers for almost two thousand years. Martin Hammond's new translation fully expresses the intimacy and eloquence of the original work, with detailed notes elucidating the text. This edition also includes an introduction by Diskin Clay, exploring the nature and development of the Meditations, a chronology, further reading and full indexes. Marcus Aelius Aurelius Antoninus (121-80) was adopted by the emperor Antoninus Pius and succeeded him in 161, (as joint emperor with adoptive brother Lucius Verus). He ruled alone from 169, and spent much of his reign in putting down various rebellions, and was a persecutor of Christians. His fame rest, above all, on his Meditations, a series of reflections, strongly influenced by Epictetus, which represent a Stoic outlook on life. He was succeeded by his natural son, thus ending the period of the adoptive emperors.Show more
'A deceptive and riveting novel' - Karin Slaughter Chosen as one of the best seven thrillers of the summer by the New York Times A Nearly Normal Family is the stunning psychological thriller from M. T. Edvardsson and asks what would you do if your child was suspected of murder, how far would you go to protect them? Do you want to know the truth? If you loved A. J. Finn's The Woman in the Window or J. P. Delaney's The Girl Before, you will love this. Every murder case starts with a suspect. What if the suspect is your daughter? Would you believe her, or the evidence against her? The Father Believes his daughter has been framed. The Mother Believes she is hiding something. The Daughter Believes they have no idea what she's truly capable of . . . There are three sides to the story. And the truth will shatter this family to pieces. Praise for A Nearly Normal Family 'Tore through this in a matter of days . . . A cracking read!' - T M Logan 'An absolutely fantastic read . . . I can see why it's being pitched as the big one for 2019' - Jo Spain 'An utterly compelling premise . . . a layered, intelligent novel' - Fiona Cummins 'A canny, intensely suspenseful legal thriller' - Scott Turow 'I couldn't go to bed until I finished it. Effortlessly brilliant' - Sandie Jones 'Any parent will be gripped by this book . . . I couldn't put it down' - Michelle Frances 'An unsettling page turner. Highly Recommended' Adam HamdyShow more
Penguin presents the audiobook edition of The Taking of Annie Thorne by C. J. Tudor, read by Richard Armitage. Then . . . One night, Annie went missing. Disappeared from her own bed. There were searches, appeals. Everyone thought the worst. And then, miraculously, after forty-eight hours, she came back. Though she couldn't, or wouldn't, say what had happened to her. But something happened to my sister. I can't explain what. I just know that when she came back, she wasn't the same. She wasn't my Annie. I didn't want to admit, even to myself, that sometimes I was scared to death of my own little sister. Now . . . The email arrived in my inbox nearly two months ago. I almost deleted it straight away - but I clicked Open: I know what happened to your sister. It's happening again . . .Show more
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