Category: Books

Under the Apple Tree

Under the Apple Tree

Under the Apple Tree Under the Apple Tree :   Another wonderful wartime saga from this much-loved author. Portsmouth,  January 1941.  When the Luftwaffe unleashes its full fury on the city in the first of...

The Silkworm

The Silkworm

  The Silkworm The Silkworm:    A compulsively readable crime novel with twists at every turn,  The Silkworm is the second in the highly acclaimed series,   featuring Cormoran Strike and his determined young assistant Robin...

Down and Dirty

Down and Dirty

Down and Dirty Down and Dirty   :::    Punished for an indiscretion,  Navy SEAL and all-around tough guy Zachary Floyd is forced to head a new SEAL-like program for women.  There he meets an alluring...

Playing with Fire

Playing with Fire

Playing with Fire Violinist Julia Ansdell is the troubled heroine of Playing with Fire,  a haunting new literary suspense novel by Tess Gerritsen,  the best-selling author of the Rizzoli & Isles series.  Also a...

Where Earth Meets Sky

Where Earth Meets Sky

Where Earth Meets Sky Beautiful, dark-haired Lily has been abandoned in a Birmingham slum as a tiny child.   With few clues as to her identity she endures a childhood of loneliness and loss. At...

The Memory of Midnight

The Memory of Midnight

The Memory of Midnight One hot day in Elizabethan York,  young Nell Appleby is trapped in a wooden chest.   She has a horror of the stifling dark ,  of the man who trapped her and who...

Looking for Alaska

Looking for Alaska

Looking for Alaska How much do we truly care for our friends? John Green’s Looking for Alaska is a great book.   It reaches deep into the human heart,  and explores the ideas of love, friendship...

The Dread

The Dread

The Dread Book 2 Still reeling from plague and civil war,  the Winter Kingdoms face an invasion force from across the Northern Sea.   They are led by mage,  a dark spirit in the name...

Red Fox

Red Fox

Red Fox When British businessman Geoffrey Harrison is kidnapped,   on the same day that Franca Tantardini, Italy’s most ruthless terrorist,  is captured,  there seems no reason why their destinies should become linked. Franca’s teenage...

Fiddlehead

Fiddlehead

  Fiddlehead Ex-spy Belle Boyd is more or less retired . Retired from spying on the Confederacy anyway. Her short-lived marriage to a Union navy boy,  cast suspicion on those Southern loyalties. So her...

Gray Mountain

Gray Mountain

  Gray Mountain John Grisham has a new hero . . . and she’s full of surprises … The year is 2008.  Samantha Kofer’s career at a huge Wall Street law firm,  is on...

Echo Boy

Echo Boy

Echo Boy Echo Boy,   by Nestlé Smarties Book Prize winner Matt Haig,  is a stand-alone science/speculative-fiction novel set exactly 100 years in the future. It offers a vision of what day-to-day life may be...

The Prey

The Prey

The Prey Deep underground in the Eureka mine,  South Africa’s zama zamas illegally hunt for gold.   King of this brutal underworld is Wellington Shumba,  a man who rules his pirate miners through fear of...

Warriors of the Storm

Warriors of the Storm

Warriors of the Storm Warriors of the Storm is the ninth book of the Warrior Chronicles/Saxon Stories. Uhtred’s struggle between family and loyalty,  between oaths given and political demands,  has no easy solution. And...

Angels Walking

Angels Walking

  Angels Walking From #1 New York Times bestselling author Karen Kingsbury,  comes the first in a brand-new series about second chances. A dramatic story about a washed up baseball player,  the love he...

Hate List

Hate List

Hate List Valerie Leftman, the main character of Hate List by Jennifer Brown,  is a survivor of a school shooting. Her boyfriend,  Nick Levil,  started shooting on the morning of May 2nd, 2008,  near...

Pretending to Dance

Pretending to Dance

  Pretending to Dance When the pretending ends, the lying begins . . . It is the summer of 1990 and fourteen-year-old Molly Arnette lives with her extended family on one hundred acres in the...

The Liar

The Liar

  The Liar When her husband Richard dies in a freak accident, Shelby Pomeroy is devastated. But his death reveals a horrible truth.   Richard was a liar and a cheat. … When Shelby Foxworth lost...

Thousand Words

Thousand Words

Thousand Words Ashleigh’s boyfriend,  Kaleb,  is about to leave for college,  and Ashleigh is worried that he’ll forget about her while he’s away. So at a legendary end-of-summer pool party,  Ashleigh’s friends suggest she...

A Thousand Splendid Suns

A Thousand Splendid Suns

A Thousand Splendid Suns A Thousand Splendid Suns is set in Afghanistan from the early 1960s to the early 2000s. Mariam, a young girl in the 1960s, grows up outside Herat, a small city...

Highland Knight

Highland Knight

Highland Knight Bestselling author Hannah Howell’s captivating trilogy,   featuring the irrepressible Murray daughters,  continues with Highland Knight,  a tale of revenge and desire,  in 15th century Scotland,  where a proud knight seeking retribution falls...

The King's Gold

The King’s Gold

  The King’s Gold True wealth is found in deep places. This passionate book helps readers discern between the many spiritual alternatives offered today.  It shows Christians how they can,  and why they should...

BLUE.

BLUE

BLUE Ginny Carter was once a rising star in TV news, married to a top anchor man, with a three-year-old son and a full and happy life in Beverly Hills. This is until her...

Songs of Love and War.

Songs of Love and War

Songs of Love and War Songs of Love and War  is set in the ruggedly wild countryside of West Cork, Ireland.  In the early part of the twentieth century.   Songs of Love and War...

To Be Or Not To Be

To Be Or Not To Be

To Be Or Not To Be A fresh,  new look at Shakespeare’s work,  showing how and why it remains such an integral part of popular culture and the English language. From what drove Ophelia...

No Price Too High

No Price Too High

    No Price Too High Written in 2006.    No Price Too High. Shattered by the bitter end of a passionate love affair,  Lizzie Wilde leaves her native north east to seek fame and fortune...

Death Wears a Beauty Mask

Death Wears a Beauty Mask

Death Wears a Beauty Mask Death Wears a Beauty Mask and other Stories A one of a kind mystery collection, that showcases the immense storytelling talent. #1 New York Times bestselling author,  Mary Higgins...

Daughter of the House.

Daughter of the House

Daughter of the House London 1919 Born into a down-at-heel family,  Nancy Wix is more than her past dictates.  She is more ambitious than the daughter of a faded showman.  She is more original than...

Stillness Speaks

Stillness Speaks

Stillness Speaks Stillness Speaks is a gentle journey.   One that could take you to a spectacular and very special place of new awareness and deeper understanding. This is a book that modernizes the ancient...

Hard Times

Hard Times

Hard Times First published in 1854, Dickens’s Hard Times centres on the Gradgrind family.  The members of this family,  as well as others inhabiting fictional Coketown,   shift their philosophies and romantic entanglement as the...