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Before the Year Dot

Before the Year Dot

Author: June Brown Format: Paperback Release Date: 03/12/2015

Most recognisable as EastEnders' Dot Cotton, June Brown is both an institution and a national treasure. Her full and captivating life makes her more than just a soap star, but a showbiz veteran. And this largely anticipated book doesn't shy away from her strong opinions and fascinating stories; it's a celebration of her extraordinary life. June's childhood was colourful and quirky though marked with tragedy with the death of a brother and a sister and a difficult father. June went on to be classically trained at the Old Vic Drama School in London before going on to play the role of Dot Cotton, the longest serving member of the cast of EastEnders. But the tragedies June has endured make those of her down-trodden character pale into insignificance. Her first husband gassed himself in the marital home, leaving June to find his body and in 2003 her adored second husband of 45 years lost a 3 year battle to dementia. Further tragedy ensued when her second child was born prematurely and, as a result of medical malpractice, lived for just 16 days. Through all of life's considerable trials and heartbreak, her wit, charm and indefatigable spirit have remained strong. This is the inspiring story of the full and captivating life of one of our most respected and admired soap stars.

Ruby Flynn

Ruby Flynn

Author: Nadine Dorries Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/12/2015

The FitzDeanes are wealthy. They have Ballyford Castle in Ireland and a growing shipping business in Liverpool. But Lady FitzDeane is unable to provide an heir. All of her five boys have died in infancy. There are whispers that the family is cursed - punished for a terrible mistake long buried in the past. When young Ruby Flynn, an orphan reared and educated by nuns, arrives at Ballyford to work as a nursery maid, she cannot shake the feeling that she has been there before. But when? Soon rumours and strong emotions are swirling around the beautiful girl with red hair, green eyes - and a mysterious past. Who is she really? And what will her arrival mean for this powerful family, riven by tragedy?

If I Fall, If I Die

If I Fall, If I Die

Author: Michael Christie Format: Paperback Release Date: 03/12/2015

This is a heartfelt and wondrous debut lauded by Philipp Meyer (New York Times bestselling author of The Son) as astonishing , introducing a supremely gifted and exciting new voice in fiction. Will has never been to the outside, at least not since he can remember. And he has certainly never got to know anyone other than his mother, a fiercely loving yet wildly eccentric agoraphobe who drowns in panic at the thought of opening the front door. Their little world comprises only the rooms in their home, each named for various exotic locales and filled with Will's art projects. But soon the confines of his world close in on him. Despite his mother's protests, Will ventures outside clad in a protective helmet and braces himself for danger. He eventually meets and befriends Jonah, a quiet boy who introduces him to skateboarding. Will welcomes his new world with enthusiasm, his fears fading and his body hardening with each new bump, scrape and fall. But life quickly gets complicated. When a local boy goes missing, Will and Jonah want to uncover what happened. They embark on an extraordinary adventure that pulls Will far from the confines of his closed-off world and into the throes of early adulthood and the dangers that everyday life offers. If I Fall, If I Die is a remarkable debut full of dazzling prose and unforgettable characters, as well as a poignant and heartfelt depiction of coming of age.

Meeting Infinity

Meeting Infinity

Author: James S. A. Corey, Madeline Ashby, Kameron Hurley Format: Paperback Release Date: 03/12/2015

The world we are living in is changing every day. We surf future shock every morning when we get out of bed. And with every passing day we are increasingly asked: how do we have to change to live in the future we are faced with? Whether it's climate change, inundated coastlines and drowned cities; the cramped confines of a tin can hurtling through space to the outer reaches of our Solar System; or the rush of being uploaded into some cyberspace, our minds and bodies are going to have to change and change a lot. Meeting Infinitywill be one hundred thousand words of SF filled with action and adventure that attempts to answer the question: how much do we need to change to meet tomorrow and live in the future? The books of the Infinity Project trace an arc: from the present day into the far future, and now from the broad canvas of interstellar space to the most intimate space of all - ourselves.

The Tears of Dark Water

The Tears of Dark Water

Author: Corban Addison Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/12/2015

Daniel and Vanessa Parker are an American success story. He is a Washington, D.C. power broker, and she is a doctor with a thriving practice. But behind the facade, their marriage is a shambles, and their teenage son, Quentin, is self-destructing. In desperation, Daniel dusts off a long-delayed dream - a sailing trip around the world. Little does he know that the voyage he hopes will save them may destroy them instead. Half a world away, on the lawless coast of Somalia, Ismail Ibrahim is plotting the rescue of his sister, Yasmin, from the man who murdered their father. Driven to crime by love and loyalty, he hijacks ships for ransom money. There is nothing he will not do to save her, even if it means taking innocent life. Paul Derrick is the FBI's top hostage negotiator. His twin sister Megan, is a celebrated defense attorney. When Paul is called to respond to a hostage crisis at sea, he has no idea how far it will take them both into their traumatic past - or the chance it will give them to redeem the future. Across continents and oceans, through storms and civil wars, their paths converge in a single, explosive moment. It is a moment that will test them, and break them, but that will also leave behind a glimmer of hope: that out of the ashes of tragedy the seeds of justice and reconciliation can grow, not only for themselves but also for Somalia itself.

The Body Under the Bridge

The Body Under the Bridge

Author: Paul McCusker Format: Paperback Release Date: 30/11/2015

First in a series of modern whodunits featuring former Scotland Yard detective Father Gilbert and set in a small town in Sussex. Against his will, Father Gilbert is thrown into a mix of local violence and depravity, and the underlying motives of both the living and the dead...

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