• Sympathizer
    Sympathizer
    WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE FOR FICTION 2016 It is April 1975, and Saigon is in chaos. At his villa, a general of the South Vietnamese army is drinking whiskey and, with the help of his trusted captain, drawing up a list of those who will be given passage aboard the last flights out of the country. The general and his compatriots start a new life in Los Angeles, unaware that one among their number, the captain, is secretly observing and reporting on the group to a higher-up in the Viet Cong. The Sympathizer is the story of this captain: a man brought up by an absent French father and a poor Vietnamese mother, a man who went to university in America, but returned to Vietnam to fight for the Communist cause. A gripping spy novel, an astute exploration of extreme politics, and a moving love story, The Sympathizer explores a life between two worlds and examines the legacy of the Vietnam War in literature, film, and the wars we fight today.

    ISBN: 9781472151360
    Publication date: 21/04/2016
    Price: $24.99
    Author: Nguyen, Viet Thanh
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $24.99
  • Take Me In
    Take Me In
    The sensational new thriller from the author of the Richard & Judy bestseller Lie With Me.

    A hot beach. A young family on holiday. A fatal moment of inattention...

    And now Dave Jepsom is in their lives.

    Dave Jepsom, with his muscles, his pale eyes, his expressionless face.

    He saved their child. How can they ever repay him? Especially as what he seems to want in return is everything.

    He's in the streets they walk down. He's at the office where they work. He's at their front door, leaning on the bell...

    If only they could go back. Back to when the lies were still hidden. Before the holiday, before the beach, before the moment that changed everything.

    Before Dave.

    But it's never how it starts that matters. It's always how it ends.

    ISBN: 9781473608368
    Publication date: 26/06/2018
    Price: $34.99
    Author: Durrant, Sabine
    Format: Trade Paperback
    Price: $34.99
  • Take Nothing With You
    Take Nothing With You
    From the bestselling author of A PLACE CALLED WINTER comes a new novel of boyhood, coming of age, and the confusions of desire and reality. For all readers of Ian McEwan's ATONEMENT or L P Hartley's THE GO-BETWEEN.

    1970s Western-Super-Mare and ten-year-old oddball Eustace, an only child, has life transformed by his mother's quixotic decision to sign him up for cello lessons. Music-making brings release for a boy who is discovering he is an emotional volcano. He laps up lessons from his young teacher, not noticing how her brand of glamour is casting a damaging spell over his frustrated and controlling mother.

    When he is enrolled in holiday courses in the Scottish borders, lessons in love, rejection and humility are added to daily practice.

    Drawing in part on his own boyhood, Patrick Gale's new novel explores a collision between childish hero worship and extremely messy adult love lives.

    ISBN: 9781472205346
    Publication date: 21/08/2018
    Price: $37.99
    Author: Gale, Patrick
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $37.99
  • Tale of Love
    Tale of Love
    Ylane and Ivan meet for the first time in the library of a psychiatric hospital, falling instantly and deeply in love. In the shelter of the clinic they find happiness, but release into the outside world is frightening and love becomes a struggle as reality intrudes. And yet this reality strangely has more in common with a fairy tale with its monsters and lost children and one true love. And like a fairy tale, there is always the sense of the narrator watching and writing it all down. This is a novel as much about the power of reading and writing to transform as it is about the transformation of love. Both give the young lovers the opportunity to recover and recreate themselves, but Ylane and Ivan discover that just as there are always two sides to a page, so there is no single answer to the questions that besiege them.

    French Vietnamese author Linda LĂȘ's novel is a powerful and many-faceted tale brought into English for the first time by New Zealand translator and writer Sian Robyns.

    ISBN: 9780994123794
    Publication date: 14/02/2017
    Price: $35.00
    Author: Le, Linda
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $35.00
  • Talent for Murder
    Talent for Murder
    'I wouldn't scream if I were you. Unless you want the whole world to learn about your husband and his mistress.' Agatha Christie, in London to visit her literary agent, boards a train, preoccupied and flustered in the knowledge that her husband Archie is having an affair. She feels a light touch on her back, causing her to lose her balance, then a sense of someone pulling her to safety from the rush of the incoming train. So begins a terrifying sequence of events. Her rescuer is no guardian angel; rather, he is a blackmailer of the most insidious, manipulative kind. Agatha must use every ounce of her cleverness and resourcefulness to thwart an adversary determined to exploit her genius for murder to kill on his behalf.

    ISBN: 9781471148224
    Publication date: 18/05/2017
    Price: $32.99
    Author: Wilson, Andrew
    Format: Trade Paperback
    Price: $32.99
  • Tangerine
    Tangerine
    The perfect read for fans of Daphne du Maurier and Patricia Highsmith, set in 1950s Morocco, Tangerine is a gripping psychological literary thriller.

    The last person Alice Shipley expected to see since arriving in Tangier with her new husband was Lucy Mason. After the horrific accident at Bennington, the two friends - once inseparable roommates - haven't spoken in over a year. But Lucy is standing there, trying to make things right.

    Perhaps Alice should be happy. She has not adjusted to life in Morocco, too afraid to venture out into the bustling medinas and oppressive heat. Lucy, always fearless and independent, helps Alice emerge from her flat and explore the country.

    But soon a familiar feeling starts to overtake Alice - she feels controlled and stifled by Lucy at every turn. Then Alice's husband, John, goes missing, and Alice starts to question everything around her: her relationship with her enigmatic friend, her decision to ever come to Tangier, and her very own state of mind.

    Tangerine is an extraordinary debut, so tightly wound, so evocative of 1950s Tangier, and so cleverly plotted that it will leave you absolutely breathless.

    ISBN: 9781408709986
    Publication date: 20/03/2018
    Price: $34.99
    Author: Mangan, Christine
    Format: Trade Paperback
    Price: $34.99
  • That Was a Shiver and Other Stories
    That Was a Shiver and Other Stories
    A trucker passes through a town he used to know and a local tries to sell him his sister; a couple put their children to bed and hear a loud scratching at the wall; a Principal and his associate examine the dead body before them; a man looks into a mirror and reflects on becoming more like his father. Sparky, touching and brilliantly daring, these stories uncover human feeling in the ordinary and the everyday, and are a reminder of Kelman's exceptional talent.

    ISBN: 9781786890900
    Publication date: 03/08/2017
    Price: $32.99
    Author: Kelman, James
    Format: Hard Back
    Price: $32.99
  • Thing Around Your Neck
    Thing Around Your Neck
    From the Orange Prize-winning author of 'Half of a Yellow Sun' come twelve dazzling stories that turn a penetrating eye on the ties that bind men and women, parents and children, Nigeria and the West. In 'A Private Experience', a medical student hides from a violent riot with a poor Muslim woman whose dignity and faith force her to confront the realities and fears she's been pushing away. In 'Tomorrow Is Too Far', a woman unlocks the devastating secret that surrounds her brother's death. The young mother at the centre of 'Imitation' finds her comfortable life threatened when she learns that her husband back in Lagos has moved his mistress into their home. And the title story depicts the choking loneliness of a Nigerian girl who moves to an America that turns out to be nothing like the country she expected; though falling in love brings her desires nearly within reach, a death in her homeland forces her to re-examine them. Searing and profound, suffused with beauty, sorrow and longing, this collection is a resounding confirmation of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's prodigious storytelling powers.

    ISBN: 9780007306213
    Publication date: 01/10/2009
    Price: $25.00
    Author: Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $25.00
  • Thirst (#11)
    Thirst (#11)
    THERE'S A NEW KILLER ON THE STREETSA woman is found murdered after an internet date. The marks left on her body show the police that they are dealing with a particularly vicious killer.AND HE'S OUT FOR BLOODUnder pressure from the media to solve the crime, the force know there's only one man for the job. But Harry Hole is reluctant to return to the place that almost took everything from him. Until he starts to suspect a connection between this killing and his one failed casea'The king of all crime writers' Sunday Express'Fast-movinga Stunning' Sunday Times

    ISBN: 9781784705091
    Publication date: 14/12/2017
    Price: $27.00
    Author: Nesbo, Jo
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $27.00
  • Thirteen
    Thirteen
    THE SERIAL KILLER ISN'T ON TRIAL.HE'S ON THE JURY...

    THIRTEEN is my favourite read of the year.' Sarah Pinborough'Outstanding.' Lee Child

    They were Hollywood's hottest power couple. They had the world at their feet. Now one of them is dead and Hollywood star Robert Solomon is charged with the brutal murder of his beautiful wife. This is the celebrity murder trial of the century and the defence want one man on their team: con artist turned lawyer Eddie Flynn. All the evidence points to Robert's guilt, but as the trial begins a series of sinister incidents in the court room start to raise doubts in Eddie's mind.What if there's more than one actor in the courtroom? What if the killer isn't on trial? What if the killer is on the jury?

    ISBN: 9781409170662
    Publication date: 25/01/2018
    Price: $32.99
    Author: Cavanagh, Steve
    Format: Trade Paperback
    Price: $32.99
  • Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay (#3)
    Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay (#3)
    Since the publication of the acclaimed My Brilliant Friend and The Story of A New Name, Elena Ferrante's reputation has grown enormously. Her novels about the friendship between Lila and Elena, about the mysteries of human relationships, are utterly compelling. In Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay, the two protagonists are now in their thirties. Lila, married at sixteen, has left her husband and the comforts of her marriage, and has now joined the workforce. Elena has left the neighbourhood in Naples, been to university, and published a successful novel, all of which has brought her into a wealthier, more cultured world. Both women are seizing opportunities to flee a life of poverty, ignorance and submission. Yet they are still very much bound to each other by an unbreakable bond.

    ISBN: 9781925240023
    Publication date: 25/02/2015
    Price: $30.00
    Author: Ferrante, Elena
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $30.00
  • Tipping the Velvet
    Tipping the Velvet
    Piercing the shadows of the naked stage was a single shaft of rosy limelight, and in the centre of this was a girl: the most marvellous girl - I knew it at once! - that I had ever seen. A saucy, sensuous and multi-layered historical romance, Tipping the Velvet follows the glittering career of Nan King - oyster girl turned music-hall star turned rent boy turned East End 'tom'.

    ISBN: 9781860495243
    Publication date: 04/03/1999
    Price: $24.99
    Author: Waters, Sarah
    Format: Paperback
    Price: $24.99
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