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Тom needed help. So did Masters. At first everything went well. But why had Tom left home? What did Masters do exactly? And who was the girl called Shirley?
Distilled small business advice for accounting practices Many accountants in small and mid-size practices are experts when it comes to their professional knowledge, but may not have considered their practice as much from a business perspective. Michael Gerber\'s The E-Myth Accountant fills this void, giving you powerful advice on everything you need to run your practice as a successful business, allowing you to achieve your goals and grow your practice. Featuring Gerber\'s signature easy-to-understand, easy-to-implement style, The E-Myth Accountant features Gerber\'s universal appeal as a recognized expert on small businesses who has coached, taught, and trained over 60,000 small businesses A recognized and widely respected co-author and leader in the accounting field The E-Myth.
The complete guide to the business of running a successful legal practice Many attorneys in small and mid-size practices are experts on the law, but may not have considered their practice as much from a business perspective. Michael Gerber’s The E-Myth Attorney fills this void, giving you powerful advice on everything you need to run your practice as a successful business, allowing you to achieve your goals and grow your practice. Featuring Gerber\'s signature easy-to-understand, easy-to-implement style, The E-Myth Attorney features: A complete start-up guide you can use to get your practice off the ground quickly, as well as comprehensive action steps for maximizing the performance of an existing practice Industry specific advice from two recognized legal experts that have developed a.
Вопреки всему, Китнисс и Питу удается выжить в безжалостных Голодных Играх. Однако дерзкая выходка с ядовитыми ягодами, позволившая им обоим вернуться домой, не проходит бесследно.
Ведь если одна простая девочка может бросить вызов Капитолию, чтобы защитить своих любимых, и уйти невредимой.
. Что мешает остальным сделать то же самое? Текст произведения снабжен грамматическим комментарием и словарем, в который вошли ВСЕ слова,.
Лучший способ учить иностранный язык - это читать художественное произведение, постепенно овладевая лексикой и грамматикой. Предлагаем учить английский язык вместе с романом-сенсацией американской писательницы Сьюзен Коллинз Голодные игры .
Напряженный сюжет романа не дает читателю расслабиться и способствует эффективному запоминанию слов и грамматических конструкций. Полный текст произведения снабжен подробным.
James wrote his ghost stories to entertain friends on Christmas Eve, and they went on to both transform and modernise a genre. James harnesses the power of suggestion to move from a recognisable world to one that is indefinably strange, and then unforgettably terrifying.
Sheets, pictures, carvings, a dolls house, a lonely beach, a branch tapping on a window - ordinary things take on more than a tinge of dread in the hands of the original master of suspense.
James Patterson\'s BookShots. Short, fast-paced, high-impact entertainment.
He\'s worth millions, but he\'s worthless without her. It\'s been a month since her traumatic break-up with Derick, and Siobhan now lives in Detroit, where she can support herself and her painting career.
But suddenly Derick\'s back after flying halfway across America for her. And though Siobhan\'s body comes alive at his touch, she doesn\'t know if she can trust him again.
Шесть тридцать вечера. Международный аэропорт имени Линкольна в Иллинойсе был открыт, но все его службы работали с предельным напряжением .
Так начинается знаменитый роман Артура Хейли. На борту самолета прогремел взрыв.
Необходима срочная посадка, невозможная из-за снежного бурана, отрезавшего аэропорт от внешнего мира. Нет, это не детектив.
Это повседневная жизнь гигантского аэропорта, своеобразного микромира,.
Надзиратель Пол Эджкомб видел самых разных заключенных за годы своей работы в блоке смертников тюрьмы Холодная гора . Но он никогда не видел никого, похожего на Джона Коффи. Текст произведения снабжен грамматическим комментарием и словарем, в который вошли слова, содержащиеся в тексте. Благодаря этому книга подойдет для любого уровня владения английским языком.
Introducing the fourth book of the newly designed Narnia classics. Perfect for those seeking a contemporary take on The Chronicles of Narnia Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy are mysteriously transported back to Narnia where they discover that it has been hundred\'s of years since their reign as Kings and Queens of the land ended. Cair Paravel, the castle where they lived, is in ruins and the evil King Miraz has taken charge. Along with their old friend Prince Caspian they race to overthrow the King, calling on the help of Aslan and his trusty follower, Reepicheep the mouse.
The armies of the Dark Lord are massing as his evil shadow spreads ever wider. Men, Dwarves, Elves and Ents unite forces to do battle against the Dark. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam struggle further into Mordor in their heroic quest to destroy the One Ring. Третья часть известного фэнтезийного романа на английском языке.
British agent Ian Munro goes to the Caribbean. He is looking for two dangerous terrorists.
Munro\'s boss tells him: \'Go. Watch.
Listen. Why are they there? What are they doing?\' Munro first finds the men and a third terrorist.
Then he tries to stop them before it is too late. Cambridge English Readers is an exciting series of original fiction, specially written for learners of English.
Graded into seven levels -from starter to advanced - the stories in this series provide easy and enjoyable reading on a wide range of contemporary topics and themes. Visit the Cambridge English Readers website for free resources, including a worksheet for this title.
Издание полностью на английском языке. A voyage to the very ends of the world.
. where a dragon awakens.
where stars walk the earth.
. where anything can happen.
A king and some unexpected companions embark on a voyage that will take them beyond all known lands. As they sail further and further from charted waters, they discover that their quest is more than they imagined and that the world\'s end is only the beginning.
Davinsky Labour Camp, Siberia, 1933: Sofia Morozova knows she has to escape. Only two things have sustained her through the bitter cold, aching hunger and hard labour: the prospect of one day walking free; and the stories told by her friend Anna, beguiling tales of a charmed upbringing in Petrograd - and of Anna\'s fervent love for a passionate revolutionary, Vasily.
So when Anna falls gravely ill, Sofia makes a promise to escape the camp and find Vasily: to chase the memory that has for so long spun hope in both their hearts. But Sofia knows that times have changed.
Russia, gripped by the iron fist of Communism, is no longer the country of her friend\'s childhood. Her perilous search takes her from industrial factories to remote villages, where she discovers a web of secrecy and lies,.
The partners at Finley Figg often refer to themselves as a boutique law firm. Boutique, as in chic, selective, and prosperous.
Oscar Finley and Wally Figg are none of these things. They are a two-bit operation of ambulance chasers who bicker like an old married couple.
Until change comes their way-or, more accurately, stumbles in. After leaving a fast-track career and going on a serious bender, David Zinc is sober, unemployed, and desperate enough to take a job at Finley Figg.
Now the firm is ready to tackle a case that could make the partners rich-without requiring them to actually practice much law. A class action suit has been brought against Varrick Labs, a pharmaceutical giant with annual sales of $25 billion, alleging that Krayoxx, its most popular drug, causes heart attacks.
Juan Diego\'s little sister is a mind reader. As a teenager, he struggles to keep anything secret - Lupe knows all the worst things that go through his mind.
And sometimes she knows more. What a terrible burden it is to know - or to think you know - your future, or worse, the future of someone you love.
What might a young girl be driven to do if she thought she had the power to change what lies ahead? Later in life, Juan Diego embarks on a journey to fulfil a promise he made in his youth. It is a long story and it has long awaited an ending, but Juan Diego is unable to write the final chapters.
This is the story of what happens when the future collides with the past.
During the Second World War Roald Dahl served in the RAF and suffered horrific injuries in an air crash. In these tales that draw on his war experiences, he conveys the bizarre reality of life in the air and the nervy jollity of the Mess and Ops room.
During the Second World War Roald Dahl served in the RAF and suffered horrific injuries in an air crash in the Libyan desert. Drawing on his own experience as a fighter pilot, Dahl crafted these ten spine-tingling stories: of air battles in the sky; of the nightmare of being shot down; of the infectious madness of conflict; and of the nervy jollity of the Mess and Ops room.
Dahl brilliantly conveys the bizarre reality of a wartime pilot\'s daily existence, where death is a constant companion and life is lived from one heartbeat to the next.
After thirty years at St Oswald\'s Grammar in North Yorkshire, Latin master Roy Straitley has seen all kinds of boys come and go. Each class has its clowns, its rebels, its underdogs, its \'Brodie\' boys who, whilst of course he doesn\'t have favourites, hold a special place in an old teacher\'s heart.
But every so often there\'s a boy who doesn\'t fit the mould. A troublemaker.
A boy with hidden shadows inside. With insolvency and academic failure looming, a new broom has arrived at the venerable school, bringing Powerpoint, sharp suits and even sixth form girls to the dusty corridors.
But while Straitley does his sardonic best to resist this march to the future, a shadow from his past is stirring. A boy who even twenty years on haunts his teacher\'s dreams.
A boy capable of bad things.
Twenty years ago, Bill Bryson went on a trip around Britain to celebrate the green and kindly island that had become his adopted country. The hilarious book that resulted, Notes from a Small Island, was taken to the nation\'s heart and became the bestselling travel book ever, and was also voted in a BBC poll the book that best represents Britain.
Now, to mark the twentieth anniversary of that modern classic, Bryson makes a brand-new journey round Britain to see what has changed. Following (but not too closely) a route he dubs the Bryson Line, from Bognor Regis to Cape Wrath, by way of places that many people never get to at all, Bryson sets out to rediscover the wondrously beautiful, magnificently eccentric, endearingly unique country that he thought he knew but doesn\'t altogether.
Penguin Student Editions have been specifically designed for readers who are studying a text in detail. They include a helpful introduction and explanatory notes, character sketches, a text summary, a chronology, language notes, a selection of questions and topics for discussion and analysis, as well as suggestions for further reading.
There is not a modern short story writer anywhere to be compared with Roald Dahl. Each of his stories is so clever has such a startling twist at the end of it leaves the reader gasping.
The then stories in this book may depict human nature at its darkest, but they are also brilliantly funny and completely unforgettable.
The Capitol Building, Washington DC: Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon believes he is here to give a lecture. He is wrong.
Within minutes of his arrival, a shocking object is discovered. It is a gruesome invitation into an ancient world of hidden wisdom.
When Langdons mentor, Peter Solomon prominent mason and philanthropist is kidnapped, Langdon realizes that his only hope of saving his friends life is to accept this mysterious summons. It is to take him on a breathless chase through Washingtons dark history.
Author of the bestselling Clifton Chronicles, Jeffrey Archer, gives us fifteen gripping and rewarding short stories for readers to return to time and again. Find out what happens to the hapless young detective from Naples who travels to an Italian hillside town to solve a murder and the pretentious schoolboy whose discovery of the origins of his father\'s wealth changes his life forever. Follow 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 of a lifetime. From the master of the short story, the refreshingly original stories in Tell Tale prove why Archer has been described by the Mail on Sunday as \'probably the greatest storyteller of our age\'.
Have you ever imagined a different life? Have you ever stood at a crossroads, undecided? Have you ever had a moment when you wanted to roar? A story for every woman. A story for every moment.
Whether you want to laugh To be moved To love To feel less guilt To cry To be comforted To ROAR There is a story for you. From Sunday Times bestselling author Cecelia Ahern comes a collection of witty, original and moving stories for women everywhere.
`Funny, wise and weighty, in a very good way.
.read one or two of Ahern\'s fables at a time [to] truly appreciate their wit, pathos and imagination.
\' Independent `Witty, playful, entertaining but also thought-provoking, salutary and empowering\' Daily Mail A Radio 2 Bookclub Choice.
The Lake House by Kate Morton is the mysterious and enchanting fifth novel from the number one bestselling author of The House at Riverton and The Secret Keeper. A missing child .
June 1933, and the Edevane family\'s country house, Loeanneth, is polished and gleaming, ready for the much-anticipated Midsummer Eve party. Alice Edevane, sixteen years old and a budding writer, is especially excited.
Not only has she worked out the perfect twist for her novel, she\'s also fallen helplessly in love with someone she shouldn\'t. But by the time midnight strikes and fireworks light up the night skies, the Edevane family will have suffered a loss so great that they leave Loeanneth forever.
An abandoned house .
.Seventy years later, after a particularly troubling case, Sadie Sparrow is sent on an.
When members of a secret American interrogation squad that was running a black site in Poland in 2007 and 2008 and had since been disbanded are murdered, John Wells is asked to investigate. But his enquiries lead him to discover that while the squad came up with some very valuable intel, its tactics were questionable at best..
Politics has always been a dirty game. Now justice is, too.
In a crowded courtroom in Mississippi, a jury returns a shocking verdict against a chemical company accused of dumping toxic waste into a small town\'s water supply, causing the worst cancer cluster in history. The company appeals to the Mississippi Supreme Court, whose nine justices will one day either approve the verdict or reverse it.
Who are the nine? How will they vote? Can one be replaced before the case is ultimately decided? The chemical company is owned by a Wall Street predator named Carl Trudeau, and Mr. Trudeau is convinced the Court is not friendly enough.
With judicial elections looming, he decides to try to purchase himself a seat on the Court. The cost is a few million dollars, a drop in the bucket for a.
New York Times Bestseller - Hailed as a combination of Eloise and Sherlock Holmes by The Boston Globe, Flavia de Luce returns in a Christmas mystery from award-winning author Alan Bradley. In spite of being ejected from Miss Bodycote\'s Female Academy in Canada, twelve-year-old Flavia de Luce is excited to be sailing home to England.
But instead of a joyous homecoming, she is greeted on the docks with unfortunate news: Her father has fallen ill, and a hospital visit will have to wait while he rests. But with Flavia\'s blasted sisters and insufferable cousin underfoot, Buckshaw now seems both too empty-and not empty enough.
Only too eager to run an errand for the vicar\'s wife, Flavia hops on her trusty bicycle, Gladys, to deliver a message to a reclusive wood-carver. Finding the front.
Human interest Adventure/Thriller/Spy A modern, action-packed detective story. Salahadin El Nur is an inspector in the Antiquities Department of the Egyptian police. The death of a visiting European archaeologist leads Salahadin to investigate the whereabouts of a priceless statuette. He is soon on the trail of a gang of international smugglers.
\'No one does it better than Grisham\' - Telegraph Street lawyer. Street rules.
David Zinc has it all: Big firm, big salary, life in the lawyer\'s fast lane. Until the day he snaps and throws it all away.
Leaving the world of corporate law far behind, he talks himself into a new job with Finley Figg, self-styled \'boutique\' firm with only two partners. Oscar Finley and Wally Figg are ambulance-chasing street lawyers who hustle nickel-and-dime cases, dreaming of landing the big win.
For all his Harvard Law Degree and five years with Chicago\'s top firm, Zinc has never entered a courtroom, never helped a client who really needed a lawyer, never handled a gun. All that is about to change.
Drop-out military cop Jack Reacher has finally hitch-hiked his way to Virginia. His destination, the closest thing to a home he ever had: the headquarters of his old unit, the 110th Military Police.
Reacher has no real reason to be here, except that he spoke to the new commanding officer on the phone. He liked Major Susan Turner\'s voice.
But now he\'s arrived, she\'s disappeared, and things are getting weird. Accused of a sixteen-year-old homicide and co-opted back into the army, Reacher says nothing.
But he\'s sure as hell thinking of a way out. Reacher is a man\'s man, a loner, a renegade crusader for justice.
on the top of his form . (Sun).
.a man of steel .
New York Times Bestseller - This thrilling novel kicks off what Stephen King calls a trilogy that will stand as one of the great achievements in American fantasy fiction. Now a Fox tv series! Named One Of The Ten Best Novels Of The Year By Time And One Of The Best Books Of The Year By The Washington Post - Esquire - U.
S. News World Report - NPR/On Point - St.
Louis Post-Dispatch - BookPage - Library Journal It happened fast. Thirty-two minutes for one world to die, another to be born.
An epic and gripping tale of catastrophe and survival, The Passage is the story of Amy-abandoned by her mother at the age of six, pursued and then imprisoned by the shadowy figures behind a government experiment of apocalyptic proportions. But Special Agent Brad Wolgast, the lawman sent to track her down,.
The final book in the ground-breaking HUNGER GAMES trilogy. Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has survived the Hunger Games twice.
But now that she\'s made it out of the bloody arena alive, she\'s still not safe. The Capitol is angry.
The Capitol wants revenge. Who do they think should pay for the unrest? Katniss.
And what\'s worse, President Snow has made it clear that no one else is safe either. Not Katniss\'s family, not her friends, not the people of District 12.
\'The first of my father\'s illusions was that bears could survive the life lived by human beings, and the second was that human beings could survive a life led in hotels.\' So says John Berry, son of a hapless dreamer, brother to a cadre of eccentric siblings, and chronicler of the lives lived, the loves experienced, the deaths met, and the myriad strange and wonderful times encountered by the family Berry. Hoteliers, pet-bear owners, friends of Freud (the animal trainer and vaudevillian, that is), and playthings of mad fate, they \'dream on\' in this funny, sad, outrageous, and moving novel.
Number 11, Princes Square, looks just like the other houses on the Brighton seafront: a Regency terrace with elegant sash windows, a winding staircase, and post piled up in the hall for its tenants. It might be part of the city\'s history, but it\'s also a place of brand new beginnings.
Georgie has followed her childhood sweetheart to Brighton but is determined to carve out a career for herself in journalism. Throwing herself into the city\'s delights is fun and exciting, but before she knows it, she\'s sliding into all kinds of trouble.
Charlotte\'s in the city for a new start, hoping to keep her head down and somehow get over the heartbreaking loss she\'s suffered in the past. But Margot, the stylish old lady on the top floor, has other ideas.
Like it or not, Charlotte must confront.
Mortal Engines launched Philip Reeve\'s brilliantly-imagined creation, the world of the Traction Era, where mobile cities fight for survival in a post-apocalyptic future, and is now released with a film tie-in cover. The first installment introduces young apprentice Tom Natsworthy and the murderous Hester Shaw, flung from the fast-moving city of London into heart-stopping adventures in the wastelands of the Great Hunting Ground.
Fiona Maye is a leading High Court judge, presiding over cases in the family court. She is renowned for her fierce intelligence, exactitude and sensitivity.
But her professional success belies private sorrow and domestic strife. There is the lingering regret of her childlessness, and now, her marriage of thirty years is in crisis.
At the same time, she is called on to try an urgent case: for religious reasons, a beautiful seventeen-year-old boy, Adam, is refusing the medical treatment that could save his life, and his devout parents share his wishes. Time is running out.
Should the secular court overrule sincerely held faith[unk] In the course of reaching a decision Fiona visits Adam in hospital - an encounter which stirs long-buried feelings in her and powerful new emotions in the boy.
Two men lie in a welter of blood in the vestry of St Matthew\'s Church, Paddington, their throats brutally slashed. One is Sir Paul Berowne, a baronet and recently-resigned Minister of the Crown, the other an alcoholic vagrant.
Dalgliesh and his team, set up to investigate crimes of particular sensitivity, are faced with a case of extraordinary complexity as they discover the Berowne family\'s veneer of prosperous gentility conceals ugly and dangerous family secrets. P.
D. James, the bestselling author of Death Comes to Pemberley, Children of Men and The Murder Room, explores the mysterious and intense emotions responsible for the unique crime of murder, with authority and sensitivity.
A Taste For Death, won the Silver Dagger award for crime fiction and was adapted into a BBC television.
The Trials are over. WICKED have collected all the information they can.
Now it\'s up to the Gladers to complete the blueprint for the cure to the Flare with a final voluntary test. But something has happened that no-one at WICKED has foreseen: Thomas has remembered more than they think.
And he knows WICKED can\'t be trusted .
. The time for lies is over.
But the truth is more dangerous than anyone could have imagined. With the Gladers divided, can they all make it?.
An adrenaline-fuelled expose of life inside the tech bubble, Chaos Monkeys lays bare the secrets, power plays and lifestyle excesses of the visionaries, grunts, sociopaths, opportunists and money cowboys who are revolutionising our world. Written by startup CEO and industry provocateur Antonio Garcia Martinez, this is Liar\'s Poker meets The Social Network.
Computer engineers use `chaos monkey\' software to wreak havoc and test system robustness. Similarly, tech entrepreneurs like Antonio Garcia Martinez are society\'s chaos monkeys - their innovations disrupt every aspect of our lives, from transportation (Uber) and holidays (Airbnb) to television (Netflix) and dating (Tinder) - all in search of the perfect business miracle.
Describing himself as `high-strung, fast-talking, and wired on.
Readers and critics alike adore Cecelia Ahern for her lighthearted yet insightful stories about modern women and their often unusual situations. In If You Could See Me Now, she takes that theme a step further, offering us a heroine who is entirely believable, and the new man in her life who is, well, slightly less so.
Elizabeth Egan?s life runs on order: Both her home and her emotions are arranged just so, with little room for spontaneity. It?s how she counteracts the chaos of her family - an alcoholic mother who left when she was young, an emotionally distant father, and a free-spirited sister, who seems to be following in their mother?s footsteps, leaving her own six-yearold son, Luke, in Elizabeth?s care.
When Ivan, Luke?s mysterious new grown-up friend, enters the picture, Elizabeth.
Ten-year-old Tonya Hailey is attacked and raped by two local men. Carl Lee, Tonya\'s father, shoots them. Now only his lawyer and friend, Jake Brigance, stands between him and the electric chair. Is there a legal defense for Carl Lee\'s actions?
Stephen King\'s international bestselling and highly acclaimed novel, also a hugely successful film starring Tom Hanks The Green Mile: those who walk it do not return, because at the end of that walk is the room in which sits Cold Mountain penitentiary\'s electric chair. In 1932 the newest resident on death row is John Coffey, a giant black man convicted of the brutal murder of two little girls. But nothing is as it seems with John Coffey, and around him unfolds a bizarre and horrifying story. Evil murderer or holy innocent - whichever he is - Coffey has strange powers which may yet offer salvation to others, even if they can do nothing to save him.
Set in 1960-s London, Funny Girl is a lively account of the adventures of the intrepid young Sophie Straw as she navigates her transformation from provincial ingenue to television starlet amid a constellation of delightful characters. Insightful and humorous, Nick Hornbys latest does what he does best: endears us to a cast of characters who are funny if flawed, and forces us to examine ourselves in the process.
With an introduction by novelist Ottessa Moshfegh Eighteen-year-old college student Clay is back in his hometown of Los Angeles for Christmas break. Clay is three things: rich, bored and looking to get high.
As he reacquaints himself with a familiarly limitless world of privilege, along with his best friend and his ex, his shocking, stunning and disturbing adventure is filled with non-stop drinking in glamorous nightclubs, drug-fuelled parties, and endless sexual encounters. Published in 1985, when Bret Easton Ellis was just twenty-one, Less Than Zero is a fierce coming-of-age story which quickly defined a genre.
A cult classic beloved for its dogged portrayal of hedonistic youth and the morally depraved, this extraordinary and instantly famous novel is a landmark in modern fiction: an.
A beautiful new limited edition paperback of The Little Friend, published as part of the Bloomsbury Modern Classics list The sunlit rails gleamed like dark mercury, arteries branching out silver from the switch points; the old telegraph poles were shaggy with kudzu and Virginia creeper and, above them, rose the water tower, its surface all washed out by the sun. Harriet, cautiously, stepped towards it in the weedy clearing.
Around and around it she walked, around the rusted metal legs. One day is never, ever discussed by the Cleve family.
The day that nine-year-old Robin was found hanging by the neck from a tree in their front garden. Twelve years later the family are no nearer to uncovering the truth of what happened to him.
Inspired by Houdini and Robert Louis Stevenson, twelve-year-old.
Amory Clay\'s first memory is of her father doing a handstand - but it is his absences that she chiefly remembers. Her Uncle Greville, a photographer, gives her both the affection she needs and a camera, which unleashes a passion that irrevocably shapes her future.
She begins an apprenticeship with him in London, photographing socialites for magazines. But Amory is hungry for more and her search for life, love and artistic expression will take her to the demi-monde of 1920s Berlin, New York in the 1930s, the Blackshirt riots in London, and France during the Second World War, where she becomes one of the first women war photographers.
In this enthralling story of a life fully lived, William Boyd has created a sweeping panorama of the twentieth century, told through the camera lens of one.
What if I told you that there was an epic story about World War II that has not been told, involving the most unlikely group of heroes? What if I told you there was a group of men on the front lines who didn\'t carry machine guns or drive tanks; a new kind of soldier, one charged with saving, not destroying. From caves to castles in a thrilling race against time, these men risked their lives daily to save hundreds of thousands of the world\'s greatest works of art. THEY were the Monuments Men, and THIS is their extraordinary true story.
A gripping, elegant mystery steeped in the atmosphere of London - from the hushed streets of Mayfair to the backstreet pubs of the East End to the bustle of Soho - The Cuckoo\'s Calling is a remarkable book. Introducing Cormoran Strike, this is the acclaimed first crime novel by J.K. Rowling, writing under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith.
Charles Smithson, a respectable engaged man, meets Sarah Woodruff as she stands on the Cobb at Lyme Regis, staring out to sea. Charles falls in love, but Sarah is a digraced woman, and their romance will defy all the stifling conventions of the Victorian age.
Welcome to Lost River - and an unforgettable Christmas… When Oswald moves to the sleepy little town of Lost River he\'s not expecting to make friends - but one by one the eccentric inhabitants win his heart. There\'s his landlady Betty who\'s a force to be reckoned with, Roy who runs the local store and secretly nurses a broken heart, Patsy the little abandoned girl he takes under his wing and, most importantly, Jack the redbird who brings the sort of miracle that can only happen at Christmas..
The bestselling novel from the author of The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden IT\'S NEVER TOO LATE TO START AGAIN. AND AGAIN.
It\'s always awkward when five thousand kronor goes missing. When it happens at a certain grotty hotel in south Stockholm, it\'s particularly awkward because the money belongs to the hitman currently staying in room seven.
Per Persson, the hotel receptionist, just wants to mind his own business, and preferably not get murdered. Johanna Kjellander, temporarily resident in room eight, is a priest without a vocation, and, as of last week, without a parish.
But right now she has two things at her disposal: an envelope containing five thousand kronor, and an excellent idea .
.Featuring one violent killer, two.
About the Book Soon to be a major film, this is a dramatic reinterpretation of the life of Mary, Queen of Scots by one of the leading historians of this period. She was crowned Queen of Scotland at nine months of age, and Queen of France at sixteen years; at eighteen she ascended the throne and began ruling one of the most fractious courts in Europe, riven by religious conflict and personal lust for power.
She rode out at the head of an army in both victory and defeat; saw her second husband assassinated, and married his murderer. At twenty-five she entered captivity at the hands of her rival queen, from which only death would release her.
The life of Mary Stuart is one of unparalleled drama and conflict. From the labyrinthine plots laid by the Scottish lords to wrest power for.
A brutal killing takes place on the Isle of Lewis, Scotland: a land of harsh beauty and inhabitants of deep-rooted faith. A MURDER Detective Inspector Fin Macleod is sent from Edinburgh to investigate.
For Lewis-born Macleod, the case represents a journey both home and into his past. A SECRET Something lurks within the close-knit island community.
Something sinister. A TRAP As Fin investigates, old skeletons begin to surface, and soon he, the hunter, becomes the hunted.