Sensitive and beautifully wrought, ‘Tao of Love’ follows Annabelle, a survivor of abhorrent childhood abuse, as she experiences the regenerative power of love.
Gestapo Lodge is the real-life tale of an MI6 agent’s career in the most dangerous period of recent European history – the Second World War and its aftermath. Dripping in glamour, charged by eroticism, but laden with immense peril, in this world of high-stakes espionage, nothing could be more fantastic than the truth.
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An Anthology of Stories from Around the Globe
‘Pangea’ is an anthology of short stories by authors from across the globe, celebrating the human condition from many different perspectives against the backdrop of many different cultures, and expressing the beauty of diversity and the commonality therein.
Writers and their Criminal Relatives and Associates, 1700–1900
This new book brings together Stephen Wade’s two areas of interest, focusing on the writers in the reigns of Anne to Victoria. The essays here recount and explore the prison experience of writers, both famous and obscure, who came to know the insides of Britain’s prisons.
Shakespeare’s Amazing Ageing Ladies
A lively exploration of ageing women in Shakespeare’s day – onstage and off.
Kim, a journalist in New York City, has found the girl of his dreams – and has agreed that she can continue to sleep with another man. A bittersweet story of passion, jealousy, and how far you can go for the woman you love.
A young man falls for a woman twice his age – but can the age-gap ever truly be bridged?
Earth, Air, Fire and Water form the backdrop to a tale of three characters who have a similar apocalyptic dream. Their travels take them across America where the story unfolds as the three struggle to make sense of the chaotic world of the Perfect Nightmare.
Art teacher Amanda returns home to find her husband, Mathew, murdered. The police have no leads and the only clue is a missing photograph album. Amanda soon learns that her husband had been taking out loans against her home, leaving her in negative equity, a fact the police are quick to latch onto. And despite the threatening letters that have been arriving daily, with photographs from the stolen album, Amanda quickly becomes the main suspect.
Terrified, panicked and with no one to turn to, Amanda flees to her aunt Dorothy, in London, where she tries to put together the pieces of Mathew’s mysterious past. Can Amanda, with Dorothy’s guidance, ever come to terms with what has happened? And can she solve the mystery before the sender of the threatening letters finds her?
‘Death of a Butterfly’ is the story of an incredible transformation.
Lloyd Lewis is moving to yet another children’s home, but this one is different. It is possessed by the supernatural with poltergeists and a ghost creating havoc. Lloyd links the chaos to a nearby ravaged stone circle. But what is the link? And can Lloyd do anything to defuse this terrifying anarchy?
Dishari, a fourth-year engineering student, thinks of her treatment of a first-year as nothing but acceptable ‘ragging’ – the bullying of younger pupils by their seniors – something she herself experienced. But as events spiral out of control she is forced to question not only this, but the very foundations of ‘civil’ society.
Following her abduction, Maria Shroder wakes up in her own bed unharmed and suffering from hysterical amnesia. Strangely, the book club Maria has joined holds a clue to her disappearance, and she sets out on a journey to uncover the truth – a truth which is buried in her past.