It is 1964: Bert Cousins, the deputy District Attorney, shows up at Franny Keating's christening party uninvited, bottle of gin in hand. As the cops of Los Angeles drink, talk and dance into the June afternoon, he notices a heart-st... read more
The fires on the hills smouldered orange as the women left, pockets charged with ashes to guard them from the night. Watching them fade into the grey fall of snow, Nance thought she could hear Maggie's voice. A whisper in the dark.... read more
If you could help someone in pain, would you? Evan is a nurse, a suicide assistant. His job is legal ...just. He's the one at the hospital who hands out the last drink to those who ask for it. Evan's friends don't know what he does du... read more
"On the cusp of fifty, Adam Sharp has a loyal partner, earns a good income as an IT contractor and is the music-trivia expert at quiz nights. It's the lifestyle he wanted, but something's missing. Two decades ago, on the other... read more
Set over the course of one night in the waiting room of a psych clinic, The Angel of History follows Yemeni-born poet Jacob as he revisits the events of his life, from his maternal upbringing in an Egyptian whorehouse to his ad... read more
A monumental new novel about modern family lives from the bestselling author of Everything Is Illuminated and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close God asked Abraham to sacrifice his beloved son Isaac, and Abraham replied obediently, "Here... read more
Once more, we catch up with the delightful goings-on in the fictitious 44 Scotland Street from Alexander McCall Smith. With customary charm and deftness, Alexander McCall Smith gives us another installment in this popular series, now running in its ninth season in the Scotsman. Anything could happen to Bertie and the gang...
Shmuel, a young, idealistic student, is drawn to a mysterious handwritten note on a campus noticeboard. This takes him to a strange house, where an elderly invalid man requires a paid companion, to argue with and read to him. But there is ... read more
Imagine if Sherlock Holmes was an eleven-year-old girl! When girl detective Friday Barnes solves a bank robbery she uses the reward money to send herself to the most exclusive boarding school in the country, Highcrest A... read more
When a king’s pinky grows stinky, it is up to a smallish boy and a smallish pea to come up with a GIANT plan to save the kingdom—a fractured fairy tale from William Joyce and Moonbot Studios, the masterminds who brou... read more
Birt and Etho are best friends. Together they play on Sudden Hill, making marvellous contraptions out of cardboard boxes. But then a new boy, Shu, wants to join in too. Etho is happy to welcome him. Birt isn't so sure. Eaten up with ... read more
True desires will be unearthed … For readers of Gourmet Traveller, Lena Dunham and Joanne Harris, a delightful sexy story that spans the Australian wine country, the French provinces and hip inner Melbourne. Kit... read more
Watch out world, here he comes! The Hug Machine! Whether you are big, or small, or square, or long, or spikey, or soft, no one can resist his unbelievable hugs! HUG ACCOMPLISHED! This endearing story encourages a warm, caring, and buoyantly affectionate approach to life. Everyone deserves a hug-and this book!
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Journey from New Zealand to India and discover eight of the world's most fascinating birds! Includes pieces to assemble your own models. Create your own museum-ready display with the removable diorama!
Little readers will adore flipping Axel Scheffler's animals again and again to see what crazy creatures they can create - and to find out what strange noises they make too!
Meet Knightley and Son - two great detectives for the price of one ...Darkus Knightley is not your average thirteen-year-old: ferociously logical, super-smart and with a fondness for tweed, detective work is in his blood. His dad Al... read more
Eleven-year-old Charlie Laird is desperate for a good night's sleep - or even just a nap. Ever since he moved into his stepmother's mysterious purple mansion, Charlie's life has become a living nightmare. A terrifying witch haunts eve... read more
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon delivers another literary masterpiece: a novel of truth and lies, family legends and existential adventure - and the forces that work to destroy us. In 1989, fresh from the publication of his... read more
One small step for a mouse; one giant leap for aviation. These are dark times . . . for a small mouse. A new invention—the mechanical mousetrap—has caused all the mice but one to flee to America, the land of the ... read more
From the imaginations of bestselling authors Holly Black and Cassandra Clare comes a heart-stopping plunge into the magical unknown.Think you know magic? Think again.The Magisterium awaits . . .Most people would do anythi... read more