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Do Not Disturb

By A.R. Torre

This explosive new erotic thriller series is equal parts DEXTER and FIFTY SHADES OF GREY.

I broke the rules. I left, I killed, I loved it

Deanna Madden locked herself away for three years. She never left the apartment. Never allowed herself contact with another human being.

Tried to stop herself acting out her homicidal urges . . .

Now, recently reacquainted with the outside world, Deanna is working out a new balance between her work on the sex cams and her life outside the walls of 6E.

But her equilibrium is about to be shattered as violence and evil begin to close in . . .

This explosive new erotic thriller series is equal parts DEXTER and FIFTY SHADES OF GREY.

Alessandra Torre is the exciting new author of Amazon chart-topper BLINDFOLDED INNOCENCE and erotic thriller, THE GIRL IN 6E. From her home near the warm waters of the Emerald Coast in Florida, Alessandra devotes several hours each day to various writing projects and interacting with her fans on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. Happily married and with one son, she loves watching SEC football games, horseback riding, reading and watching movies.

www.alessandratorre.com

The follow up to the exciting 'most shocking thriller of the year', THE GIRL IN 6EA brilliant combination of strong erotica writing and a gripping thriller.We've had excellent bookseller reviews and responses to THE GIRL IN 6E as well as exceptionally strong orders through export.
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Curious

By Rebecca Front

Shortlisted for Non-fiction Book of the Year at the National Book Awards

Read on BBC Radio 4

Sometimes things are more ordinary than you think. And sometimes they're a whole lot odder than you can possibly imagine . . .

By turns poignant, comic and uplifting, CURIOUS is a book of stories from Rebecca Front's life, all of them true, though sometimes perhaps a little bent out of shape in the telling. It is a beguiling celebration of the curiosities of everyday life, and of what it is to be curious - in every sense of the word.

Rebecca Front is an award-winning actress from TV political satire The Thick of It and also, it turns, out a brilliant storyteller. She's written for The Guardian and The Independent for years and Curious is her first book. Sharp, funny and often poignant, it is a collection of witty stories and sketches from her own life.Rebecca Front's playful observations about the remarkable and curious moments in everyday life meant that I read her book with a frequent smile on my face. There's an Alice-in-Wonderland charm to the writing, and the stories range from the uninvited guest who sets up home in the family living room to a witty analysis of celebrity heirarchy. It's the kind of book where certain insights and experiences stick with you - you want to tuck them safely away so you can draw on them when you need them.A charming collection of her life experiences - a great beach read.There is something of the cool aunt about Rebecca Front. As an actress, she is both mumsy and quietly subversive. She's equally at ease collaborating with Steve Coogan and Armando Iannucci as she is in cosy crime such as Midsomer Murders and Lewis. The one constant is an eyebrow arched high. This winning delivery comes across in Curious, in which she mixes autobiography with baffled rant. And like her screen persona, her writing is funny and touching.Actress Rebecca Front offers not a straight autobiography but a string of quirky stories, memories and personal anxieties.Rebecca...has anxieties to burn, and writes amusingly and perceptively about them.As you might expect from an actress who made her name in such darkly comic TV series as The Thick of It and Nighty Night, Rebecca Front tells a very funny tale. Her debut book is a gloriously entertaining collection of personal stories and anecdotes from her childhood to the present day.Both original and entertainingA brilliant storyteller, it's the curious in the quotidian that attracts her gaze as she spins her funny and poignant tales.Rebecca Front proves herself to be an entertaining raconteur, mixing personal reminscences with unusual observations of everyday life.The BAFTA-winning actress, Rebecca Front, best know for her roles as MP Nicola Murray in The Thick of It and DCS Jean Innocent in Lewis, has written Curious which contains random, extremely amusing autobiographical anecdotes and yarns, giving her thoughts on everything from learning to swim and unwanted visitors, to the pros and cons of fame and her take on cosmetic surgery.Autobiographical stories from Rebecca Front, the award-winning actor of such shows as THE THICK OF IT and NIGHTY NIGHT.

Rebecca Front is a BAFTA-winning actress and writer. She is best known for her work in such series as The Thick of It (in which she played Nicola Murray MP), The Day Today, Knowing Me, Knowing You with Alan Partridge, Nighty Night, Lewis and Psychobitches. She has also written extensively. Her columns have often appeared in the Guardian, Independent and many other publications; and she and her brother Jeremy write and star in BBC Radio 4's Incredible Women. Born in East London, she read English at St. Hugh's College, Oxford, and was the first female president of the Oxford Revue. Follow Rebecca Front on Twitter https://twitter.com/RebeccaFront

Rebecca Front is a much-loved actor and writer with impeccable comedy credentials.She is an experienced writer - for television, radio and in her newspaper columns - and her witty, wry but warm writing style is perfectly suited to this kind of autobiographical approach.As well as the audiences for her TV, she has a loyal fanbase among Radio 4 listeners and her 90,000 followers on Twitter.Rebecca read from CURIOUS on BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week.CURIOUS was shortlisted for the Non-fiction Book of the Year at the 2014 National Book Awards.

CURIOUS is a collection of delightfully witty stories by actress, comedy writer and columnist Rebecca Front. Rebecca has always used anecdotes from her own life to inform not only the characters she plays in such series as THE THICK OF IT and NIGHTY NIGHT, but also her frequent observational comment pieces for the GUARDIAN, INDEPENDENT and other magazines.

In CURIOUS, she takes those characters further, exploring and delighting in the absurdities of life, the oddities of human nature. Rebecca's acutely observed, refreshingly honest and deliciously funny take on contemporary life will delight her fans and win her many new ones.

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Foxglove Summer

By Ben Aaronovitch

In the fifth of his bestselling series Ben Aaronovitch takes Peter Grant out of whatever comfort zone he might have found and takes him out of London - to a small village in Herefordshire where the local police are reluctant to admit that there might be a supernatural element to the disappearance of some local children. But while you can take the London copper out of London you can't take the London out of the copper.

Travelling west with Beverley Brook, Peter soon finds himself caught up in a deep mystery and having to tackle local cops and local gods. And what's more all the shops are closed by 4pm ...

It's a real treat - Hot Fuzz meets Harry potter via hardboiled police procedural - with a compelling cast of characters and a nail-biting mystery to be solvedThis is a book that I can't recommend enough - as I said before, it's a great jump on point for new readers, but it also keeps up the greatness of the previous four novels. Whilst this might be my favourite since the first novel, that doesn't mean the others are rubbish - this just has a little something extra, a little je ne sais pas.As brilliant and funny as everBen has deservedly earned high praise for his Rivers of London series and Foxglove Summer continues to broaden the saga with gusto. With plenty of dark humour and action, great characters - human and otherwise! - this latest novel more than delivers everything fans will expect from a new story in this brilliant series. Thoroughly recommendedAn incredibly fast-moving magical joyride for grown-upsFoxglove Summer is evocative, mysterious, engaging, and, mostly, enormous amounts of fun. Fans of the Peter Grant series will not be disappointed, and those new to the books should start with Rivers in London, safe in the knowledge that the sequels are just as good.Foxglove Summer is urban fantasy the way it should be. The kind of book that keeps you up way past 3.00 am because you really need to 'read to the end of this chapter' and then the next ... and the next... Foxglove Summer is well paced and engrossing. You do not have to have read the previous four volumes as it stands on its own well enough, though having the history at hand is always going to help. A fun read and thoroughly recommended.this little country retreat offers much in a way of a fresh, singular plot to devour with some real police action and adventure... it's a witty installmentI loved this story. This is a series where the announcement of a new book fills me with joy.For all the murder and mayhem, this is a darkly comic read with characters you can't help but like.The fifth of the Sunday Times Bestselling series sees PC Grant looking for missing children. And missing London.Ben Aaronovitch was born and raised in London and all his work has reflected his abiding fascination and love for what he modestly likes to refer to as the Capital of the World. He worked as a bookseller before writing tie-in novels and TV scripts. He used to write for DOCTOR WHO.With over 500,000 copies sold in total, every title in the PC Grant series has been a SUNDAY TIMES bestseller.The fourth book, BROKEN HOMES, has sold over 50,000 copies in trade.Ben Aaronovitch's author tours have been massive successes, winning countless new readers.Perfect for both the crime and genre readership.
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The Painter of Souls

By Philip Kazan

Beauty can be a gift...or a wicked temptation...

So it is for Filippo Lippi, growing up in Renaissance Florence. He has a talent - not only can he see the beauty in everything, he can capture it, paint it. But while beauty can seduce you, and art can transport you - it cannot always feed you or protect you.

To survive, Pippo Lippi, orphan, street urchin, budding rogue, must first become Fra Filippo Lippi: Carmelite friar, man of God. His life will take him down two paths at once. He will become a gambler, a forger, a seducer of nuns; and at the same time he will be the greatest painter of his time, the teacher of Botticelli and the confidante of the Medicis.

So who is he really - lover, believer, father, teacher, artist? Which man? Which life? Is anything true except the paintings?

An extraordinary journey of passion, art and intrigue, The Painter of Souls takes us to a time and place in Italy's history where desire reigns and salvation is found in the strangest of places.

One man. One painter. One life. Or so you might think...Philip Kazan is an informed historian, a passionate cook and a keen traveller. He brings real gusto and humanity to his writing. He blogs at https://philipkazan.wordpress.com/.Perfect for fans of THE MINIATURIST, GIRL WITH A PEARL EARRING and PERFUMEThis is top-drawer historical fiction for anyone who loves Italy or wants a human story behind the art and artifice of Florence and the MedicisBeautifully researched, what really transports you is the amazing detail - for food, for art, for Florence, and characters so real they leap off the page.APPETITE was published to great reviews.
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Each and Every One

By Rachael English

Gus and Joan worked hard to give their children everything - a comfortable home in a leafy Dublin neighbourhood, gap years that never seem to end and an open chequebook for life's little emergencies. Unfortunately, although the children have grown up, they are a little too comfortable with the well-feathered nest: now it's time to learn a few home truths.

When a twist of fate means the bank of Mum and Dad can no longer bail them out, suddenly the whole family must find out who they really are. Uncovering the secrets they all hide shows them a different side to the city they call home as they find allies in the most unlikely places.

Each & Every One is a stylish read, a great plot with wonderfully colourful characters. A story with humour and fun, and a story with a messageEach and Every One is a smart book ... adult children learn to stand on their own two feet after the Bank of Mum and Dad goes under - it cleverly explores the broader impact of the recessionEnglish writes well and with a keen sense of absurdity. The appeal of the book is the authenticity of its portrait of Dublin today ... [an] entertaining and lively novel.Something of a moral fable, it's pacey, lively funEnglish has produced an engaging tale, peppered with sharp insights and a strong story arc . . . an easy read, but a clever one too that cements her reputation as a force to be reckoned with in the books market.This was a wonderful story, so well told. At times it's very funny, at other times it's heartbreakingly sad . . . I absolutely loved itAn insightful book about the ties that really hold families togetherThe author criticises a media culture predicated on dizzying highs and terrifying lows . . . English skilfully weaves these insights into the story through her characters, helping to jolly along a predictable but readable plot.As with Going Back, her characters are full of life, and her dialogue brims with wit and emotion. This is an engaging read, and an easy one, but no less clever for it.A fabulously unique idea and extremely well delivered by Rachael EnglishFunny, sad, ironic and warm. Right from page one I was engaged and settled down for a very contented read.Rachael English has such an impressive way with words, her amazing and unique writing style is definitely part of the greatness of this story. If you haven't bought this book yet, you should.Rachael English is a perceptive writer with a great eye for the details of family life. Great story, well imagined and well written.

The most important lessons in life can be the hardest to learn...

From the award-winning presenter on Ireland's RTE Radio 1

Rachael English is a presenter on Ireland's most popular radio show, Morning Ireland. During more than 20 years as a journalist she has covered a huge range of national and international stories for RTÉ Radio's leading current affairs programmes. Her debut novel, Going Back, was nomnated in the SUNDAY INDEPENDENT Newcomer of the Year category in the IRISH BOOK AWARDS.A high-quality, appealing Irish voice to speak to female readers looking for heart-warming stories of relationships, secrets, dilemmas and hope, that we can all relate to.EACH AND EVERY ONE went straight in at No.8 on the Irish Original Fiction chart.Rachael is an award-winning journalist and presenter in Ireland; she currently presents MORNING IRELAND on RTE Radio 1 and has great connectionsGOING BACK, Rachael's debut, was well-received and now is the time to appeal to readers of Cathy Kelly and Sheila O'Flanagan.GOING BACK was nominated in the SUNDAY INDEPENDENT Newcomer of the Year category in the IRISH BOOK AWARDS.Both her novels have received excellent reviews:
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The Beaver and the Elephant

By Keith Lemon

Having penned his memoir, bestselling author and TV favourite Keith Lemon has turned his attention to children's books...

Yes, you read that correctly.

May we introduce Beaver and Elephant - an unlikely pairing but the best of friends! This first book, containing three short stories, brings Keith's distinctive style to the page and follows the adventures of the bossy Beaver and the bumbling but loveable Elephant - whether they are shopping for shoes, splashing around in the sea on holiday or getting into the Christmas spirit. You might even spot a strawberry blonde northern businessman in there too.

Endearing and entertaining, Keith's wonderful illustrations are superimposed onto real life photography to create a children's book like no other.

Perfect bedtime reading to keep you and your child entertained!

Add some Keith Lemon sparkle to bedtime stories in this hilarious collection of stories for children from national treasure Keith Lemon! SUITABLE FOR KIDS!

Born and raised in Leeds, Keith Lemon is a northern sex symbol and national treasure. He is the author of bestselling books The Rules: 69 Ways to be Successful, Being Keith and Little Keith Lemon as well as a new series of children's stories, The Beaver and the Elephant. You may have seen him on TV shows such as Celebrity Juice, Through the Keyhole, Lemon La Vida Loca, Lemonaid, Sing if You Can, Bo! Selecta and Keith Lemon's Very Brilliant World Tour.

Follow him on Twitter at https://twitter.com/lemontwittor and join Keith on Facebook to see more www.facebook.com/officialkeithlemon.

Keith is hugely popular on social media: 1.3 million 'likes' on Facebook, 2.6 million followers on Twitter.BEING KEITH has sold over 85,000 copies and KEITH LEMON: THE RULES has sold over 90,000 copies.THE BEAVER AND THE ELEPHANT hardback edition sold over 18,000 copies. It was the third best-selling children's picture book in 2014.Other comics that made the transition to children's books have been massively successful; David Walliams and Ricky Gervais are both huge bestsellers.Keith has a strong fanbase among children - this is a book the whole family can enjoy!