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The Mark of Athena Rick Riordan
Annabeth felt as if someone had draped a cold washcloth across her neck. She heard that whispering laughter again, as if the presence had followed her from the ship. She looked up at the Argo II. Its massive bronze hull... Format: Paperback - Released: 03/10/2013
The Son of Neptune Rick Riordan
Percy Jackson, son of Poseidon, God of the Sea, has woken from a very deep sleep and come face to face with two snake-haired ladies who refuse to die. But they're the least of his problems. Because Percy finds himself... Format: Paperback - Released: 04/10/2012
The Lost Hero Rick Riordan
When Jason, Piper and Leo crash land at Camp Half-Blood, they have no idea what to expect. Apparently this is the only safe place for children of the Greek Gods - despite the monsters roaming the woods and demigods practising... Format: Paperback - Released: 06/10/2011
The House of Hades Rick Riordan
The powerful forces of the gods, demi-gods and monster shape this action packed adventure in which danger lurks in every corner of the universe. Hazel is back from the Underworld and she has a vital mission to complete; on her... Format: Paperback - Released: 02/10/2014
The Virgin Way How to Listen, Learn, Laugh and Lead Sir Richard Branson
There’s no single magic formula on offer but Richard Branson can share a lifetime’s learning, setting down what he’s learned and what he’s observed in those who have inspired him. Whatever rung you’ve reached on the management ladder there’s plenty... Format: Hardback - Released: 09/09/2014
The Emperor's Knives Anthony Riches
The seventh novel in Anthony Riches' acclaimed Empire sequence brings Marcus Aquila back to Rome, hunting the men who destroyed his family. But the revenge he craves may cost him and those around him dearly. The young centurion's urge to... Format: Paperback - Released: 09/10/2014
Command Authority Tom Clancy
Command Authority sees the return of Tom Clancy's greatest hero, Jack Ryan. Decades ago, when he was a young CIA analyst, President Jack Ryan, Sr. was sent on what was supposed to be a simple support mission to investigate the... Format: Paperback - Released: 25/09/2014
A Dark and Twisted Tide Lacey Flint Series, Book 4 Sharon Bolton
A gripping storyteller . (Peter James). Former detective Lacey Flint quit the force for a safer, quieter life. Or that's what she thought. Now living alone on her houseboat, she is trying to get over the man she loves, undercover... Format: Paperback - Released: 25/09/2014
The Forbidden Tomb Chris Kuzneski
The Hunters are back for an exhilarating new adventure in their quest to recover the lost treasure of the modern world...What will they find this time? Format: Hardback - Released: 24/04/2014
The Blood of Olympus Rick Riordan
Another awesome epic from Rick Riordan who has created a vibrant and compelling landscape for adventure hewn from Greek mythology. Time is running out for the demi-gods in their fight against Gaia, the all-powerful mother earth. She needs these demigods... Format: Hardback - Released: 07/10/2014
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The Last Viking Berwick Coates
With the death of Edward the Confessor, the crown of England is hanging in the balance. And in the north Harald Hadrada, the Norwegian Viking leader, is determined to take...
Hunter-killer Chris Ryan
Following a suicide bombing in central London, SAS hero Danny Black is recruited to be part of an assassination squad, directed by a joint MI5/MI6/CIA committee and tasked with hunting...
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The Bosch Deception Alex Connor
A TRUTH CONCEALED. Brabant, 1473. A clandestine brotherhood hides a secret that could bring down the Catholic Church. Their chosen hiding place - the art of Hieronymus Bosch. A TERRIBLE...
The Sixth Extinction James Rollins
Personnel from the neighbouring base rush in to discover everyone already dead - and not just the scientists, but every living thing for 50 square miles has been annihilated. The...
Vagabond Gerald Seymour
The great thriller writer returns to Northern Ireland, the setting of his first novel, Harry’s Game, for this, his thirtieth book. He is ace, although this is not his...