Item Code: BF0100
Susan Svendsen has an unusual talent. She is an expert in finding out secrets. People feel compelled to confide in her and unwittingly confess their innermost thoughts. Her whole life, she has exploited this talent, but now her family is in jeopardy and there is a prison sentence hanging over her head.Then Susan gets a timely offer from a former government official: use her power one more time and have all charges dropped. But there are some powerful people determined to stop her.
Item Code: BF0173
Based on the incredible true story of Lale SokolovHeart-breaking – a tale of love and survival amidst the horrors of Auschw itzHuman – the real story behind one of the most potent symbols of the Holocaust -the blue numbers tattooed on prisoners armsInspirational – the very best of humanity in the very w orst of circumstancesUnforgettable – a story untold for over seventy years is finally sharedLife-affirming – one mans determination to survive and live a full life w ith thew oman he lovedFully verified – Lale Sokolovs background and story has been fact-checked againstall available documentary evidenceThe StoryThe Tattooist of Auschwitz is based on the true story of Lale and Gita Sokolov, tw oSlovakian Jew s, w ho survived Auschw itz and eventually made their home inAustralia. In that terrible place, Lale w as given the job of tattooing the prisonersmarked for survival – literally scratching numbers into his fellow victims arms inindelible ink to create w hat w ould become one of the most potent symbols of theHolocaust. Lale used the infinitesimal freedom of movement that this positionaw arded him to exchange jew els and money taken from murdered Jew s for food tokeep others alive. If he had been caught he w ould have been killed; many ow edhim their survival.There have been many books about the Holocaust – and there w ill be many more.W hat makes this one so memorable is Lale Sokolovs incredible zest for life. Heunderstood exactly w hat w as in store for him and his fellow prisoners and he w asdetermined to survive – not just to survive, but to leave the camp w ith his dignityand integrity intact, to live his life to the full. Terrible though this story is, it is also astory of hope and of courage. It is also – almost unbelievably – a love story. W aitingin line to be tattooed, terrified and shaking, w as a young girl. For Lale – a dandy, ajack-the-lad, a bit of a chancer – it w as love at first sight and he determined notonly to survive himself, but to ensure that Gita did, too. His story – their story – w illmake you w eep, but you w ill also find it uplifting. It show s the very best ofhumanity in the very w orst of circumstances.Like many survivors, Lale and Gita told few people their story after the w ar. Theyeventually made their w ay to Australia, w here they raised a son and had asuccessful life. But w hen Gita died, Lale felt he could no longer carry the burden oftheir past alone. He chose to tell his story.
Item Code: BF01140
Cesare is a seventy-seven-year-old widower and cynical troublemaker. Hehas lived his whole life by his own rules and has no intention of changingnow. Aside from an intermittent fling with a nurse called Rossana, hespends his days avoiding the old cat lady next door and screening calls fromhis children.But when the enigmatic Emma moves in next door with her strange andsinister husband, Cesare suspects there is more to their relationship thanmeets the eye. He enlists the other residents to help him investigate andsoon discovers a new and unexpected sense of purpose that leads him torisk everything for a future he had never thought possible.Laced with humour and pathos in equal measure, this is a delightful book tosavour, for young and old alike.
Item Code: BF0157
This novel is set at the turn of the decade 1989-90, a high point of hope in South Africa’s political history. The central plot concerns the return of a brand of exiled Umkhonto we Sizwe soldiers to SA in 1989.
Softcover, 356 pages, 234 x 153 mm
Product Code: 112660
A woman is found murdered after an Internet date. The police ask Harry Hole to help find the murderer, but he’s reluctant to return to the place that almost took everything from him – until he starts to suspect there is a connection between this killing and his one failed case. When another victim is found, Harry realises he will need to put everything on the line if he’s to finally catch the one who got away.
Product Code: 109790
‘Part who dunnit, part coming of age, this is a gripping debut about the secrets behind every door’ RACHEL JOYCE‘A very special book’ NATHAN FILER‘An utter delight’ SARAH WINMAN‘ A delight’ PAULA HAWKINS‘A treasure chest of a novel’ JULIE COHEN‘One of the standout novels of the year’ HANNAH BECKERMAN‘I didnt want the book to end’ CARYS BRAY‘An excellent debut’ JAMES HANNAH‘Grace and Tilly are my new heroes’ KATE HAMER‘A wonderful debut’ JILL MANSELL‘A modern classic in the making’ SARAH HILARY‘A stunning debut’ KATIE FFORDE ‘Phenomenal’ MIRANDA DICKINSON England,1976.Mrs Creasy is missing and The Avenue is alive with whispers. As the summer shimmers endlessly on, ten-year-old Grace and Tilly decide to take matters into their own hands.And as the cul-de-sac starts giving
Item Code: BF0162
When his uncle dies, Liam Taggart reluctantly returns to his childhood home in Northern Ireland for the funeral—a home he left years ago after a bitter confrontation with his family, never to look back. But when he arrives, Liam learns that not only was his uncle shot to death, but that he’d anticipated his own murder: In an astonishing last will and testament, Uncle Fergus has left his entire estate to a secret trust, directing that no distributions be made to any person until the killer is found. Did Fergus know, but refuse to name, his killer Was this a crime of revenge, a vendetta leftover from Northern Ireland’s bloody sectarian war After all, the Taggarts were deeply involved in the IRA. Or is it possible that the killer is a family member seeking Fergus’s estate Otherwise, why postpone distributions to the heirs Most menacingly, does the killer now have his sights on other family members As his investigation draws Liam farther and farther into the past he has abandoned, he realizes he is forced to reopen doors long ago shut and locked. Now, accepting the appointment as sole trustee of the Fergus Taggart Trust, Liam realizes he has stepped into the center of a firestorm.
Item Code: BF00180
Ella Black seems to live the life most other seventeen-year-olds would kill for…Until one day, telling her nothing, her parents whisk her off to Rio de Janeiro.Determined to find out why, Ella takes her chance and searches through their things.And realises her life has been a lie.Unable to comprehend the truth, Ella runs away, to the one place theyll never think to look – the favelas.But there she learns a terrible secret – the truth about the deepest darkest side of herself…
Item Code: BF00350
When single mom Kristy Tucker meets Lance Dobson, she thinks she’s found her happy ending. But she soon discovers that Lance is a monster.
Softcover, 416 pages, 216 x 136 mm
Product Code: 112160
Get ready for the biggest thriller of 2018What did she seeIt’s been ten long months since Anna Fox last left her home. Ten months during which she has haunted the rooms of her old New York house like a ghost, lost in her memories, too terrified to step outside.Anna’s lifeline to the real world is her window, where she sits day after day, watching her neighbours. When the Russells move in, Anna is instantly drawn to them. A picture-perfect family of three, they are an echo of the life that was once hers.But one evening, a frenzied scream rips across the silence, and Anna witnesses something no one was supposed to see. Now she must do everything she can to uncover the truth about what really happened. But even if she does, will anyone believe her And can she even trust herself.
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Product Code: BF00080
Three women celebrate their birthdays…30. 40. 50.What wishes will they make to change their lives Ginger isnt spending her thirtieth the way she would have planned – still single, as chief bridesmaid at her best friends wedding, in a meringue dress that makes her feel like a ship at full sail. Tonight might be the first night of the rest of her life – or a total disaster. Sam is finally pregnant after years of IVF, a miracle that coincides with a huge change ofcareer. When her waters break on the morning of her fortieth birthday, she panics: forget labour, how is she going to be a mother Callie is living the high life, celebrating her fiftieth at an extravagant party in her Dublin mansion. But under the surface, her world is far from perfect: shes lonely, isolated, and missing her estranged family. Then a knock at the door mid-party changes everything. Three wishes for something to change. But as everyone says, be careful whatyou wish for . . .
Item Code: BF00130
Two new novels from Amanda Prowse, that tell the story of one couple from both sides… This is Annas story. There are two sides to every love story… Anna Cole may have grown up poor, but her mothers love made her feel rich every day. When she died, Annas world shattered. Then she met Theo: a shy man with kind eyes, who rebuilt her faith in love. But Theo has a past of his own. Can he really be Annas knight in shining armour if he has his own battles to fight From bestselling author Amanda Prowse, this is the gripping romance of Anna and Theo: One love, two stories.
Item Code: BF00830
A winning formula for money-making success
Product Code: BN00330
TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR FINANCIAL WELL-BEING AND LEAD A REWARDING,DEBT-FREE FINANCIAL LIFEThink Yourself Rich: A Step-by-Step Guide to Financial Independence is aimed at forwardthinkers who want to find the right path to financial independence. Whether you are afirst-time earner or further along your career path, this easy-to-understand guide explainsin clear terms how to consciously choose and plan for a debt-free lifestyle and not onlysurvive, but thrive, on the long-term journey towards financial freedom. The book coverscrucial issues about financial planning simply and succinctly, including: why it is important to get rid of all unnecessary debt as quickly as possible; when you should start saving or investing; how to plan for emergencies; how much and what kind of insurance you need; how much of your income you should save; how much of your income you should invest; and where, how and when you should invest.Information about budgets, financial plans and investments (including all-important terminologyfor various investment options) is interwoven with relevant real-life examples thatwill inspire you to set aside the time to draw up a proper financial plan – and execute it.Each chapter builds on the previous one to help you achieve your goals by sticking to yourown, personal financial plan. This book will equip you to take full control of your financesand live a financially rewarding life.
Item Code: BN00200
The acclaimed bestseller that will change the way you make decisions
Product Code: BN00300
The next sensational psychological thriller from the author of FRIEND REQUEST, the number one e book bestseller. Perfect for fans of He Said/She Said, The Couple Next Door and I See You.
Item Code: BF0151
There are three things you should know about Elsie.The first thing is that she’s my best friend.The second is that she always knows what to say to make me feel better.And the third thing might take a little bit more explaining.84-year-old Florence has fallen in her flat at Cherry Tree Home for the Elderly. As she waits to be rescued, Florence wonders if a terrible secret from her past is about to come to light; and, if the charming new resident is who he claims to be, why does he look exactly a man who died sixty years agoFrom the author of THE TROUBLE WITH GOATS AND SHEEP, this book will teach you many things, but here are three of them:1) The fine threads of humanity will connect us all forever.2) There is so very much more to anyone than the worst thing they have ever done.3) Even the smallest life can leave the loudest echo.
Item Code: BF0161
In Thrive, Arianna Huffington, the co-founder and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post and one of the most influential women in the world, has written a passionate call to arms,looking to redefine what it means to be successful in today’s world.She likens our drive for money and power to two legs of a three-legged stool. It may hold us up temporarily, but sooner or later we’re going to topple over. We need a third leg – a Third Metric for defining success – in order to live a healthy, productive, and meaningful life.In this deeply personal book, Arianna talks candidly about her own challenges with managing time and prioritising the demands of a career and two daughters. Drawing on the latest groundbreaking research and scientific findings in the fields of psychology,sports, sleep and physiology that show the profound and transformative effects of meditation, mindfulness, unplugging and giving, Arianna shows us the way to a revolution in our culture, our thinking, our workplaces, and our lives.
Item Code: BH0064
Brady Bradshaw was a child when the Oklahoma City bombing killed his mother.Every year, Brady visits the memorial site on the anniversary to remember her. A decade ago on that day, he met Jenna Phillips, who was also a child when her parents were killed in the attack. Brady and Jenna shared a deep heart connection and a single beautiful day together at the memorial. But after that, Brady never saw Jenna again. Every year when he returns, he leaves a note for her in hopes that he might find her again.This year, Ashley Baxter Blake and her sister Kari Baxter Taylor and their families take a spring break trip that includes a visit to the site to see the memorial’s famous Survivor Tree. While there, Ashley spots a young man, alone and troubled. That man is Brady Bradshaw. A chance moment leads Ashley to help Brady find Jenna, the girl he can’t forget.Ashley’s family is skeptical, but she pushes them to support her efforts to find the girl and bring them together. But will it work Will her husband, Landon, understand her intentions And is a shared heartache enough reason to fall in loveDeeply emotional and beautifully romantic, To the Moon and Back is an unlikely love story about healing, redemption, hope and the belief that sometimes a new tomorrow can grow from the ashes of a shattered yesterday.
Item Code: BF0153
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