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From the author of instant bestseller Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, comes a highly readable, witty tale of unwanted inheritance, uptight Britishness and the preservation of a lost way of life. January 2012 MEGA Book of the Month.
January 2012 Book of the Month. The second book in international bestseller Joseph Finder's new series, featuring corporate investigator Nick Heller. Heller is facing the Russian Mafia and a particularly nasty bunch of thugs who have a girl buried alive as their bartering tool. An explosive new thriller so be ready for a white-knuckle ride. The first book in the series, Vanished, can be viewed by clicking here.
January 2012 Book of the Month. The 7th Logan McRae thriller set in gritty Aberdeen, from the bestselling author of Cold Granite and Dark Blood. The kidnapping of a mother/daughter singing sensation from the latest reality TV smash hit becomes a living hell for DS Logan McRae unless he can find the kidnapped victims before it's too late. With no forensics to go on, time running out and the media and the public baying for McRae's blood he must do something, and fast. Logan McRae series:1. Cold Granite2. Dying Light3. Broken Skin 4. Flesh House5. Blind Eye6. Dark Blood 7. Shatter the Bones 8. Close to the Bone
Her name is iconic. Her courage extraordinary. Her story remarkable. Jezebel, a young princess of Tyre is destined to be married to King Ahab of Israel. Yet she is determined to rule her own life and begins an illicit affair with Jehu, a visiting prince at court. Years pass and Jehu, unable to relinquish his love for Jezebel grows bitter and twisted. But he is unaware of Jezebel's greatest secret -- that he is father to her eldest son Ahaziah, the heir to Israel's throne. With the King's health deteriorating, Jezebel gradually assumes control of Israel but hatred of her is spreading across the land, fanned by the prophet Elijah and his aide, the terrifying Elisha. As they plot her downfall, Jezebel must find her inner strength and fight for her beliefs against all odds.
Shortlisted for the Arthur C. Clarke Award 2012. Shortlisted for the BSFA Best Novel Award 2011. China Mieville is not just a galaxy in the science fiction firmament, he is a whole universe! Following THE CITY AND THE CITY'S gripping crime investigation in parallel cities that owed a lot to Escher and twisted the brain with relish and the extravagant London caper of KRAKEN where gods, monsters, demons and mummies joyfully ran havoc through the capital's streets, his breakthrough new novel EMBASSYTOWN moves much further afield and takes the reader to the deep reaches of space. But the visions he deploys are not like anything you've ever read before and convey both a sense of dread and what the nature of alienness might actually be. Space and time is an impenetrable sea through which only specially-trained and gifted navigators swim, survivors of ancient races overlook the chaos with both benevolence and quiet menace, and all familiarity with the world as we know it proves totally illusory. Once you wrap your mind through the imaginative and weird concepts Mieville juggles with bravura, you are transported into an invigorating if unsettling version of reality. Truly science fiction for the 22nd century. Fascinating stuff. Ursula K Le Guin has written a wonderful review of Embassytown for the Guardian. Click here to view it.
January 2012 MEGA Book of the Month. A shining example of the power of self-publishing, this was an eBook sensation in 2011 and is now a real book! Dan Brown meets Stieg Larsson meets Michael Crichton in a fast-paced rollercoaster thriller set in an English countryside teeming with evil scientists, stone-cold killers, a deadly virus and a beautiful but vulnerable Harvard professor.
January 2012 eBook of the Month. The addictive Sunday Times bestseller Karen Rose serves up her most relentless thriller yet. It's her thirteenth and that just might be why it's quite so chilling and seemingly on a knife edge of life and death throughout. So hang on tight for a non-stop ride in which a ruthless killer must be brought to justice or PI Holden just might get it in the neck. The 13th just may be unlucky for some ... will anyone live to tell the tale?
Shortlisted for the Specsavers Bestseller Dagger 2012. Grim, gritty and totally compelling, Stuart MacBride draws you in then you are up all night! In this stand alone novel dark secrets compromise the central detective in a savage and brutal series of killings of teenage girls. But the same secret also drives him as no one has sacrificed more.
January 2012 Book of the Month. Loss, grief, resentment and guilt can be a dangerous and destructive combination. The gripping new psychological drama from the author of Richard and Judy Book Club selection This Perfect World.
Shortlisted for the Specsavers National Book Awards 'International Author of the Year' 2012. Featured on The TV Book Club on More4 on 5 February 2012. Longlisted for the 2011 Man Booker Prize, deWitt's dazzlingly original second novel is a darkly funny, offbeat western about a reluctant assassin and his murderous brother. The Sisters Brothers pays homage to the classic Western, transforming it into an unforgettable ribald tour de force. Filled with a remarkable cast of losers, cheaters, and ne'er-do-wells from all stripes of life-and told by a complex and compelling narrator, it is a violent, lustful odyssey through the underworld of the 1850s frontier that beautifully captures the humor, melancholy, and grit of the Old West and two brothers bound by blood, violence, and love.
Featured on The TV Book Club on More4 on 26 February 2012. For fans of Fitzgerald and Capote, a witty, elegant fairytale of New York, set in 1938. 'If you want shopping at Bendel's, gin martinis at a debutante's mansion and jazz bands playing until 3am, RULES OF CIVILITY has it all and more ...While you're lost in the whirl of silk stockings, furs and hip flasks, all you care about is what Katey Kontent does next. Another one bartender, please' said The Observer.
Winner of the Costa Book of the Year award 2011. The author of the prize-winning, hugely acclaimed Ingenious Pain returns to the 18th century with an enthralling tale set in pre-revolutionary Paris. Following the judging, Geordie Greig, chair of the final judges, said: “Pure is a rich and evocative historical novel which engrosses with its vivid portrait of pre-revolutionary France. The qualities of Pure stood out for its memorable gothic tale of morality and mortality.” Greig chaired a final judging panel that included actor and comedian Hugh Dennis, actress Dervla Kirwan, broadcaster Mary Nightingale, novelist Patrick Gale, author Jojo Moyes, historical biographer Flora Fraser, author William Fiennes and children’s writer, Eleanor Updale.
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eBooks have at last come of age and although you have been able to see if an eBook is available on a title by title basis on Lovereading for a while now, we also wanted to create a special section which features all of our eBook recommended reads.
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