• Anything is Possible
    Anything is Possible
    An unforgettable cast of small-town characters copes with love and loss from the No. 1 New York Times bestselling and Man Booker long-listed author of My Name is Lucy Barton Recalling Olive Kitteridge in its richness, structure, and complexity, Anything Is Possible explores the whole range of human emotion through the intimate dramas of people struggling to understand themselves and others. Anything is Possible tells the story of the inhabitants of rural, dusty Amgash, Illinois, the hometown of Lucy Barton, a successful New York writer who finally returns, after seventeen years of absence, to visit the siblings she left behind. Reverberating with the deep bonds of family, and the hope that comes with reconciliation, Anything Is Possible again underscores Elizabeth Strout's place as one of America's most respected and cherished authors.

    ISBN: 9780241248799
    Publication date: 26/02/2018
    Price: $26.00
    Author: Strout, Elizabeth
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $26.00
  • Armored Saint
    Armored Saint
    Myke Cole, author of the beloved military fantasy Shadow Ops series, debuts a new epic fantasy trilogy with The Armored Saint, a tale of religious tyrants, arcane war-machines, and underground resistance that will enthrall epic fantasy readers of all ages.

    After witnessing a horrendous slaughter, young Heloise opposes the Order, and risks bringing their wrath down on herself, her family, and her village. She must confront the true risk that wizards pose to the world, and weigh the safety of her people against justice.

    ISBN: 9781250199676
    Publication date: 18/09/2018
    Price: $24.99
    Author: Cole, Myke
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $24.99
  • Art of Dying
    Art of Dying
    Edinburgh, 1850. Despite being at the forefront of modern medicine, hordes of patients are dying all across the city, with doctors finding their remedies powerless. But it is not just the deaths that dismay the esteemed Dr James Simpson - a whispering campaign seeks to blame him for the death of a patient in suspicious circumstances.

    Simpson's protege Will Raven and former housemaid Sarah Fisher are determined to clear their patron's name. But with Raven battling against the dark side of his own nature, and Sarah endeavouring to expand her own medical knowledge beyond what society deems acceptable for a woman, the pair struggle to understand the cause of the deaths.

    Will and Sarah must unite and plunge into Edinburgh's deadliest streets to clear Simpson's name. But soon they discover that the true cause of these deaths has evaded suspicion purely because it is so unthinkable.

    ISBN: 9781786896704
    Publication date: 29/08/2019
    Price: $32.99
    Author: Parry, Ambrose
    Format: Trade Paperback
    Price: $32.99
  • Ascendancy
    Ascendancy
    Florence, 1429: Giovanni de Medici has transformed his family bank into an unprecedented economic force. But when Giovanni is mysteriously murdered, his sons, Cosimo and Lorenzo, are forced to face a range of enemies plotting to oust the Medici from power. Published to coincide with a major new TV series starring Dustin Hoffman (Rain Man, The Graduate) and Richard Madden (Game of Thrones). Filming has taken two years, involving 5000 extras, 400 horses, 119 actors and 7000 costumes. The second series has already been commissioned.

    ISBN: 9781786692108
    Publication date: 09/03/2017
    Price: $35.00
    Author: Strukul, Matteo/McKenna, Richard
    Format: Trade Paperback
    Price: $35.00
  • Aue
    Aue
    Taukiri was born into sorrow. Aue can be heard in the sound of the sea he loves and hates, and in the music he draws out of the guitar that was his father's. It spills out of the gang violence that killed his father and sent his mother into hiding, and the shame he feels about abandoning his eight-year-old brother to a violent home.
    But Arama is braver than he looks, and he has a friend and his friend has a dog, and the three of them together might just be strong enough to turn back the tide of sorrow. As long as there's aroha to give and stories to tell and a good supply of plasters.
    Here is a novel that is both raw and sublime, a compelling new voice in New Zealand fiction. Haere mai, Becky Manawatu.

    ISBN: 9780995111028
    Publication date: 06/09/2019
    Price: $35.00
    Author: Manawatu, Becky
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $35.00
  • Autograph Man
    Autograph Man
    Alex-Li Tandem sells autographs. A small blip in a huge worldwide network of desire, it is his business to hunt for names on paper, collect them, sell them,occasionally fake them, and all to give the people what they want- a little piece of Fame.

    The Autograph Man is a deeply funny, existential tour around the hollow things of modernity - celebrity, cinema, and the ugly triumph of symbol over experience. Pushing against the tide of his generation, Alex-Li is on his way to finding enlightenment, otherwise known as some part of himself that cannot be signed, celebrated or sold.

    'The novel is a pleasure from the first page to the last.' David Sexton, Evening Standard

    ISBN: 9780140276343
    Publication date: 22/05/2003
    Price: $30.00
    Author: Smith, Zadie
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $30.00
  • Bad Fire
    Bad Fire
    Nine years ago, divorcee Marcia Brown took her own life. A pillar of the community, she had been accused of theft, and it's assumed that she was unable to live with the shame. Now her former husband wants the case reopened. Marcia was framed, he says, to prevent her exposing a scandal. He wants justice for Marcia. And Alex Skinner, Solicitor Advocate, and daughter of retired Chief Constable Sir Robert Skinner, has taken on the brief, aided by her investigator Carrie McDaniels.

    When tragedy strikes and his daughter comes under threat, Skinner steps in. His quarry is about to discover that the road to hell is marked by bad intentions . . .

    ISBN: 9781472255815
    Publication date: 12/11/2019
    Price: $37.99
    Author: Jardine, Quintin
    Format: Trade Paperback
    Price: $37.99
  • Banquet of Consequences
    Banquet of Consequences
    Inspector Lynley investigates the London end of an ever more darkly disturbing case, with Barbara Havers and Winston Nkata looking behind the peaceful facade of country life to discover a twisted world of desire and deceit. The suicide of William Goldacre is devastating to those left behind. But what was the cause of his tragedy and how far might the consequences reach? Is there a link between the young man's leap from a Dorset cliff and a horrific poisoning in Cambridge? Following various career-threatening misdemeanours, Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers is desperate to redeem herself. So when a past encounter with bestselling feminist writer Clare Abbott and her pushy personal assistant Caroline Goldacre gives her a connection to the Cambridge murder, Barbara begs DI Thomas Lynley to let her pursue the crime. Full of shocks, intensity and suspense from first page to last, A Banquet of Consequences reveals both Lynley and Havers under pressure, and author Elizabeth George writing at the very height of her exceptional powers.

    ISBN: 9781444786590
    Publication date: 23/02/2017
    Price: $24.99
    Author: George, Elizabeth
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $24.99
  • Beacon Project
    Beacon Project
    Nanotech entrepreneur Ryan Trishler and retired Soviet general Alexander Volkov come from very different worlds, yet both have survived the toughest of upbringings. And now each man understands something of the nature of military conflict: one using technology to avoid senseless deaths on the battlefield, the other profiting from wartime brutality wherever it happens. A searing indictment of the international arms trade and the political corruption that feeds it, The Beacon Project is both high-octane thriller and moving family drama, a story that shows the stark choices powerful men make, and the razor-thin line between good and evil.

    ISBN: 9780473464684
    Edition: 2
    Price: $35.00
    Author: Fraser, Toby
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $35.00
  • Bearskin: A Novel
    Bearskin: A Novel
    Rice Moore is just beginning to think his troubles are behind him. He's taken a job as a caretaker for a remote forest preserve in Virginia, tracking wildlife and refurbishing cabins. It's totally solitary-perfect for hiding from the Mexican drug cartels he betrayed back in Arizona. But when Rice finds the carcass of a bear killed on the grounds, his quiet life is upended.

    Rice becomes obsessed with catching the poachers before more bears are harmed. He partners with his predecessor, a scientist who hopes to continue her research on the preserve. Together, they descend deep into the Appalachian wilderness to try to stop the bear killings. The undertaking is far more dangerous than they anticipated-they have hostile altercations with the locals, black marketeers, and even the law, and Rice's carefully constructed anonymity is blown up. His past is catching up to him in terrifying ways and he's running out of ideas for how to escape it. . . .

    James A. McLaughlin mixes gorgeous, hallucinatory prose with an unrelenting, breathless pace in this powerful debut-lush, humane, and utterly transfixing.

    ISBN: 9780062742803
    Publication date: 15/04/2019
    Price: $27.99
    Author: McLaughlin, James A.
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $27.99
  • Beautiful Miscellaneous
    Beautiful Miscellaneous
    From the New York Times bestselling author of The Last Painting of Sara de Vos, a dazzling new novel explores the fault lines that can cause a family to drift apart and the unexpected events that can pull them back together.

    Nathan Nelson is the average son of a genius. His father, a physicist of small renown, has prodded him toward greatness from an early age--enrolling him in whiz kid summer camps, taking him to the icy tundra of Canada to track a solar eclipse and teaching him college algebra. But despite Samuel Nelson's efforts, Nathan remains ordinary.Then, in the summer of 1987, everything changes.

    While visiting his small-town grandfather in Michigan, Nathan is involved in a terrible accident. After a brief clinical death--which he later recalls as a lacklustre affair lasting less than the length of a Top 40 pop song--he falls into a coma. When he awakens, Nathan finds that everyday life is radically different. His perceptions of sight, sound and memory have been irrevocably changed.

    The doctors and his parents fear permanent brain damage. But the truth of his condition is more unexpected and leads to a renewed chance for Nathan to find his place in the world.Thinking that his son's altered brain is worthy of serious inquiry, Samuel arranges for Nathan to attend the Brook-Mills Institute, a Midwestern research centre where savants, prodigies and neurological misfits are studied and their specialties applied.

    Immersed in this strange atmosphere--where an autistic boy can tell you what day Christmas falls on in 3026 but can't tie his shoelaces, where a medical intuitive can diagnose cancer during a long-distance phone call with a patient--Nathan begins to unravel the mysteries of his new mind and finally make peace with the crushing weight of his father's expectations.

    ISBN: 9781760296360
    Publication date: 26/07/2017
    Price: $24.99
    Author: Smith, Dominic
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $24.99
  • Beauty of the Wolf
    Beauty of the Wolf
    'What some might call beauty, I find monstrous'

    In the age of the Faerie Queene, Elizabeth I, Lord Francis Rodermere starts to lay waste to a forest.

    Furious, the sorceress who dwells there scrawls a curse into the bark of the first oak he fells:

    A faerie boy will be born to you whose beauty will be your death.

    Ten years later, Lord Rodermere's son, Beau is born - and all who encounter him are struck by his great beauty.

    Meanwhile, many miles away in a London alchemist's cellar lives Randa - a beast deemed too monstrous to see the light of day.

    And so begins a timeless tale of love, tragedy and revenge...

    A stunning retelling of Beauty and the Beast

    ISBN: 9780008217365
    Publication date: 21/10/2019
    Price: $22.99
    Author: Delaney, Wray
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $22.99
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