‘Absolutely delicious… Janelle Brown is a surgeon of the complex relationships between women. I gobbled this up’
Emma Straub, New York Times bestselling author of All Adults Here
‘You won’t be able to put this novel down and you won’t want to’
Laura Dave, no. 1 New York Times bestselling author of The Last Thing He Told Me
‘One of those books you’ll devour’
Chris Bohjalian, New York Times bestselling author of The Flight Attendant
‘A deliciously twisty page-turner you won’t be able to put down’
Angie Kim, Edgar Award-winning author of Miracle Creek
‘You be me, and I’ll be you’ I whispered.
As children, Sam and Elli were two halves of a perfect whole: gorgeous identical twins whose parents sometimes couldn’t even tell them apart. And once Hollywood discovered them, they became B-list child TV stars, often inhabiting the same role.
But as adults, their lives have splintered. After leaving acting, Elli reinvented herself as the perfect homemaker: married to a real estate lawyer, living in a house just blocks from the beach. Meanwhile, Sam has never recovered from her failed Hollywood career, or from her addiction to the pills and booze that have propped her up for the last fifteen years.
Sam hasn’t spoken to her sister since her destructive behavior finally drove a wedge between them. So when her father calls out of the blue, Sam is shocked to learn that Elli’s life has been in turmoil: her husband moved out, and Elli just adopted a two-year-old girl. Now she’s stopped answering her phone and checked in to a mysterious spa in Ojai. Is her sister just decompressing, or is she in trouble? Could she have possibly joined a cult? As Sam works to connect the dots left by Elli’s baffling disappearance, she realizes that the bond between her and her sister is more complicated than she ever knew.
‘A fascinating read: Wilbur Smith meets William Boyd in the warm seas and spice-scented air of Zanzibar’ New Statesman
‘A riveting thriller’ Observer
The year is 1998. Nick, a marine biologist, is working on coral reef protection off the idyllic island of Zanzibar. While on a trip to mainland Tanzania, he meets Miranda, who works in the US embassy there. As romance blooms, the couple could be forgiven for thinking they are living in paradise – until they find themselves embroiled in a desperate terrorist conspiracy.
From the bestselling author of the LAST KING OF SCOTLAND
‘Each flick of the page suggests the tick of a countdown’ New York Times Books Review
‘Artfully well-orchestrated’ Sunday Times
‘Splendidly tense’ Los Angeles Times
The D-day landings – the fate of millions of men and the entire future of Europe depends on the right weather conditions on the English Channel on a single morning. A team of Allied scientists is charged with agreeing on an accurate forecast five days in advance. But is it even possible to predict the weather so far ahead? Will Wallace Ryman, reclusive pacifist and renowned forecaster, divulge his secrets to the team? Can Henry Meadows, a young maths prodigy, save the day? Or will turbulence prove even more elusive than imagined and events, like the weather, begin to spiral out of control?
FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND
‘Captivating … A highly accomplished historical novel’ Washington Post
‘Superbly described … achieves a subtle, disconcerting effect’ New York Review of Books
In the dying days of the 19th century, the world’s eyes turn to the small South African town of Ladysmith. Under siege from Boer forces, British soldiers and townsfolk wait for rescue. They try to keep their spirits up with parties and cricket matches, but General Buller’s relief column cannot break through. All that arrives is danger, disease and starvation.
Amongst a cast of characters ranging from Irish Republican renegades to London literary editors, from Churchill to Gandhi, is one young woman. For Bella Kiernan, the siege represents an unexpected chance to rebel against constricting social and domestic bonds and pursue a life of romance and adventure.
From the bestselling author of THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND
‘A gripping tale of tropical corruption‘ Spectator
‘A genuine imaginative achievement‘ Daily Telegraph
‘As convincing and terrifying a portrait of a capricious tyrant as I have ever read‘ Evening Standard
In an incredible twist of fate, a Scottish doctor on a Ugandan medical mission becomes irreversibly entangled with one of the world’s most barbaric figures: Idi Amin. Impressed by Dr. Garrigan’s brazen attitude in a moment of crisis, the newly self-appointed Ugandan President Amin hand picks him as his personal physician and closest confidante. Though Garrigan is at first flattered and fascinated by his new position, he soon awakens to Amin’s savagery – and his own complicity in it. Horror and betrayal ensue as Garrigan tries to right his wrongs and escape Uganda alive.
‘THE FRENCH SUSPENSE KING’ New York Times
‘It’s no wonder that Musso is one of France’s most loved, bestselling authors’
In 1999, after publishing three cult novels, celebrated author Nathan Fawles announces the end of his writing career and withdraws to Beaumont, a wild and beautiful island off the Mediterranean coast.
Autumn 2018. As Fawles’ novels continue to captivate readers, Mathilde Monney, a young Swiss journalist, arrives on the island, determined to unlock the writer’s secrets and secure his first interview in twenty years.
That same day, a woman’s body is discovered on the beach and the island is cordoned off by the authorities.
And so, begins a dangerous face off between Mathilde and Nathan, in which the line between truth and fiction becomes increasingly blurred…
Praise for Guillaume Musso and The Reunion
‘Breathtakingly good. Do not miss it’
‘One of the great thriller writers of our age’
‘Stylish and streamlined, nostalgic… More please’
‘Hugely enjoyable and beautifully staged, with an audacious authorial coup at the death that is simply breathtaking’
‘The French call it a coup de foudre: a strike of lightning. That’s how The Reunion zapped me, electrified me. For almost a decade, Guillaume Musso has reigned supreme as France’s most popular author, and with this he’s instantly poised to join the ranks of Stieg Larsson and Jo Nesbo’
A.J. Finn, author of The Woman in the Window
‘Superlative… No other thriller writer can make you break into a sweat and break your heart at the same time’
Nothing is as fragile as the memory of a child…
Malone, a child barely four years old, starts to claim that his mother isn’t his real mum. It seems impossible: his mother has birth certificates, photos of him as a child and even the paediatrician confirms this is her child.
The school psychologist is the only one who believes him. Desperate to find out the truth, he approaches Marianne Augresse, a police captain with better things to do with her time: hot on the heels of a a major criminal, she doesn’t think the wild fantasies of a child are something she should worry about.
But what if she’s wrong?
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‘Pretty Things is awesome. Simple as that. I loved every page’
‘It’s Dynasty meets Patricia Highsmith’
‘Will keep you turning pages till the end’
Times Crime Club
Nina once bought into the idea that her fancy arts degree would lead to a fulfilling career. When that dream crashed, she turned to stealing from rich kids in L.A. alongside her wily Irish boyfriend, Lachlan. But when her mom falls ill, Nina puts everything on the line to help her, running her most dangerous scam yet.
Vanessa is a privileged young heiress who wanted to make her mark in the world. Instead she becomes an Instagram influencer – but behind the covetable façade is a life marked by tragedy.
After a broken engagement, Vanessa retreats to her family’s sprawling mountain estate, a mansion of dark secrets. It’s there that her path collides with Nina’s and gives way to a winter of desire and aspiration, duplicity and revenge.
‘Smart, seductive, and utterly captivating’ PopSugar
‘Deliciously fun’ The Week
‘A can’t-look-away story of and for our generation’ Chandler Baker, author of Whisper Network
‘Literary suspense at its best’ Angie Kim, author of Miracle Creek
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‘Had me turning the pages well into the night’ Harlan Coben
‘Extraordinary’ Sunday Times
‘Breathtakingly good’ Daily Mail
‘Stylish… More please!’ The Times
WELCOME TO A SCHOOL REUNION YOU WON’T FORGET
FRENCH RIVIERA, WINTER 1992
On a freezing night, as her high school campus is engulfed by a snowstorm, 19-year-old Vinca Rockwell runs away with Alexis, her philosophy teacher.
No one will ever see them again.
FRENCH RIVIERA, SPRING 2017
Formerly inseparable, Thomas, Maxime and Fanny – Vinca’s best friends – have not spoken in twenty-five years. But when they receive an invitation to their school reunion, they know they must go back one final time.
Because there is a body buried in that school…
…and they’re the ones who put it there.
THE BIGGEST #1, MEGA-BESTSELLING AUTHOR YOU’VE NEVER READ… UNTIL NOW
* THE #1 AUTHOR IN FRANCE
* A TOP 10 HIT AROUND THE WORLD
* OVER 33 MILLION COPIES OF GUILLAUME MUSSO’S NOVELS SOLD WORLDWIDE
* THE UNPUTDOWNABLE THRILLER OF SUMMER 2019
For fans of Joel Dicker’s THE TRUTH ABOUT THE HARRY QUEBERT AFFAIR, Harlan Coben’s TELL NO ONE and Gillian Flynn’s GONE GIRL. With the atmosphere of Donna Tartt’s THE SECRET HISTORY and David Lynch’s TWIN PEAKS
‘A THRILLING PAGE-TURNER’ Paula Hawkins
‘SHOCKING AND SATISFYING’ New York Times, Editor’s Choice
‘WHAT A BOOK!’ Clare Mackintosh
‘BEAUTIFULLY PACED AND SATISFYINGLY OMINOUS’ Observer
‘Confirms the promise of Berry’s debut, Under the Harrow… Mesmerisingly effective’ The Sunday Times | ‘Shocking’ Guardian | ‘Berry gives the well-worn story of Lord Lucan a fresh twist with this clever tale’ i (Best Beach Reads for Summer) | ‘A compulsive page-turner’ Daily Mail | ‘A damning dissection on class and privilege. Fans of Elizabeth Day’s The Party will love this’ Sarra Manning, Red Online | ‘Psychological suspense has a new reigning queen’ New York Journal of Books
Some wounds need more than time. They crave revenge.
Claire’s father is a privileged man: handsome, brilliant, the product of an aristocratic lineage and an expensive education, surrounded by a group of devoted friends who would do anything for him.
But when he becomes the prime suspect in a horrific attack on Claire’s mother – an outsider who married into the elite ranks of society and dared escape her gilded cage – fate and privilege collide, and a scandal erupts.
Claire’s father disappears overnight, his car abandoned, blood on the front seat.
Thirty years after that hellish night, Claire is obsessed with uncovering the truth, and she knows that the answer is held behind the closed doors of beautiful townhouses and country estates, safeguarded by the same friends who all those years before had answered the call to protect one of their own.
Because they know where Claire’s father is.
They helped him escape.
And it’s time their pristine lives met her fury.
Praise for Flynn Berry and her first novel Under the Harrow:
‘BERRY TRANSFIXES THE READER’ Guardian
‘THE BOOK’S TRIUMPH IS NORA’S VOICE’ The Sunday Times
‘AN EXQUISITELY TAUT AND INTENSE DEBUT’ Washington Post
THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER
‘Ends with one of the most reverberating shocks in modern crime fiction’ The Sunday Times
‘A dazzling, unexpected and haunting masterpiece’ Daily Mail
‘A work of genius… Stunning’ Daily Express
Jérôme Morval has been found dead in the stream that runs through the gardens at Giverny, where Monet did his famous paintings.
In Jérôme’s pocket is a postcard of Monet’s ‘Water Lilies’ with the words: Eleven years old. Happy Birthday.
Entangled in the mystery are three women: a young painting prodigy, the seductive village schoolteacher and an old widow who watches over the village from a mill by the stream.
All three of them share a secret.
But what do they know about Jérôme’s death?
And what is the connection to the mysterious ‘Black Water Lilies’, a rumoured masterpiece by Monet that has never been found?
MICHEL BUSSI: THE MASTER OF THE KILLER TWIST
”A novel so extraordinary that it reminded me of reading Stieg Larsson for the very first time’
The Sunday Times on After the Crash
‘Inventive, original and incredibly entertaining’
Sunday Mirror on Don’t Let Go
‘Combines an extraordinarily inventive plot with characters haunted by long-ago events – and demonstrates why he has such a hold on readers’
The Times on Time Is A Killer
Salonika, 1940. To the bustle of tavernas and the smell of hashish, a secret war is taking shape. In the backrooms of barbers, envelopes change hands, and in the Club de Salonique the air is thick with whispers.
Costa Zannis is the city’s dashing chief detective – a man with contacts high and low, in the Balkans and beyond. And as unknown ships and British ‘travel writers’ trickle through the port, he is a man very much in demand. Having helped defeat Italy in the highlands of Macedonia, Zannis returns to a city holding its breath. Mussolini’s forces have retreated – for now – but German sights are fixed firmly on the region. And as the situation in Germany worsens, Zannis becomes involved in an audacious plot – smuggling Jews to Istanbul, through the back door of Europe. The British hear he can penetrate the continent’s closed borders, and soon Zannis is embroiled in the resistance, and in a reckless love affair that could jeopardise everything.
With a remarkable cast of operatives, SPIES OF THE BALKANS is a brilliant espionage novel from Alan Furst.