The 9th Girl
By Tami Hoag
In THE 9th GIRL, Tami Hoag - the Sunday Times bestselling author of A THIN DARK LINE - returns with book four in the gripping Kovac & Liska detective series. A serial killer is kidnapping young women. Have they saved his 9th victim from danger? As Detectives Sam Kovac and Nikki Liska stand over the brutally disfigured remains of an adolescent girl in the early hours of New Year's Day, they suspect they've stumbled across the ninth victim of the notorious Doc Holiday. A horribly sadistic killer who kidnaps women during the holidays. But with the girl's identity obscured by her injuries, they have little to go on. Until Liska discovers that one of her son's friends - Gray - is missing...And it seems that everyone who knew Gray is telling lies. Liska and Kovac are in a race against time to discover whether this is indeed the ninth girl, or an entirely different nightmare altogether...New York Times bestseller Tami Hoag takes the reader behind the picket fences of small-town America, she finds the most gruesome killers and twisted predators.Watch out for the next book in the Kovac and Liska crime thriller series THE BITTER SEASONA middle-aged couple - hacked to death in their own home - with a samurai sword. Normal people. Who were they? And why were they targeted? Twenty years ago a policeman was murdered in his own back garden and the killer was never caught. One woman might link these mysteries. But she is being watched. Can Detectives Nikki Liska and Sam Kovac find her before it is too late? THE BITTER SEASON is the next gripping thriller in the series.
By Jon Courtenay Grimwood
A noir melding of ancient Chinese folklore, organised crime and cutting edge medical technology.A policeman is murdered in San Francisco. And spends the rest of the novel hunting down the man who did it. And trying to get the answer to some terrifying questions. Why is he in another man's body? Why is someone trying to kill him. Again. And why is he being haunted by a nine tailed Albino fox? From the shell-shattered streets of Stalingrad in 1942 to the back allys of San Francisco's chinatown, evocative of place, crystal clear in its depiction of character this is literary fantastic fiction at its most compelling from one of the most exciting writers working today.
By Frank Pope
The Royal Navy's dramatic race to save the crew of a trapped Russian submarine.5 August 2005. On a secret mission to an underwater military installation 30 miles off the coast of Kamchatka, Russian Navy submersible AS-28 ran into a web of cables and stuck fast. With 600 feet of freezing water above them, there was no escape for the seven crew. Trapped in a titanium tomb, all they could do was wait as their air supply slowly dwindled.For more than 24 hours the Russian Navy tried to reach them. Finally - still haunted by the loss of the nuclear submarine Kursk five years before - they requested international assistance. On the other side of the world Commander Ian Riches, leader of the Royal Navy's Submarine Rescue Service, got the call: there was a sub down.With the expertise and specialist equipment available to him Riches knew his team had a chance to save the men, but Kamchatka was at the very limit of their range and time was running out. As the Royal Navy prepared to deploy to Russia's Pacific coast aboard a giant Royal Air Force C-17 airlifter, rescue teams from the United States and Japan also scrambled to reach the area.On board AS-28 the Russian crew shut down all non-essential systems, climbed into thick thermal suits to keep the bone-chilling damp at bay and waited, desperate to eke out the stale, thin air inside the pressure hull of their craft. But as the first of them began to drift in and out of consciousness, they knew the end was close. They started writing their farewells.72 HOURS tells the extraordinary, edge-of-the-seat and real-life story of one of the most dramatic rescue missions of recent years.
7 Day Lunchbox Plan
By Madeleine Shaw
Nutritional health coach and bestselling author Madeleine Shaw brings you 7 simple and delicious lunchbox recipes guaranteed to get you glowing through the week. In our busy lives, it's hard to be healthy when you're pushed for time. Madeleine's lunchbox plan will give your beautiful body the good food it needs to function properly, and will help you to avoid the temptation for a processed sandwich or a plastic pasta pot. From super salads and soup to beautiful bowls of goodness, these recipes are all fast to prep and are the perfect quick fix of fresh, nourishing and filling food. Reach for your tupperware and give your lunchtime a lift!
By Tim Bouquet
The inside story of today's Dambusters, 617 Squadron RAF, at war in Afghanistan.In May 1943, 617 Squadron RAF executed one of the most daring operations in military history as bombers mounted a raid against hydro-electric dams in Germany. 617 Squadron became a Second World War legend. Nearly 70 years later, in April 2011, a new generation of elite flyers, now flying supersonic Tornado GR4 bombers, was deployed to Afghanistan - their mission: to provide close air support to troops on the ground.Tim Bouquet was given unprecedented access to 617's pre-deployment training and blistering tour in Afghanistan. From dramatic air strikes to the life-and-death search for IEDs and low-flying shows of force designed to drive insurgents from civilian cover, he tracked every mission - and the skill, resilience, banter and exceptional airmanship that saw 617 through.
5:2 Your Life
By Kate Harrison
Get Happy, Get Healthy, Get Slim.5:2 Your Life demonstrates how the 5:2 diet can be more than just a weight loss programme, it is a way of life. The small weekly change can make a huge difference. And that's what 5:2 is all about - taking simple steps, on just two days per week, which will have a powerful ripple effect on your whole life.Now Kate Harrison, best-selling author of The 5:2 Diet Book and The Ultimate 5:2 Recipe Book, has taken her knowledge and experience to turn the diet into 5:2 Your Life: Get Happy, Get Healthy, Get Slim. An inspiring six-week plan will help you to take control of the things that matter most to you, from your relationships and your work, to your health, your leisure time and the dreams you've been neglecting. There's even a brand new eating plan to help you lose weight too - with exciting recipes and guidelines on eating the 5:2 way for the rest of your life.What are you waiting for? It's time to 5:2 Your Life.
5:2 Veggie and Vegan
By Kate Harrison
The 5:2 diet changes lives, by making weight loss simple and sustainable. Now vegetarians, vegans - and anyone wanting to increase their intake of fresh, healthy produce - can see fantastic results with 5:2 Veggie and Vegan, the new plan from bestselling author Kate Harrison.Eating more veggie food is great news for our bodies, our wellbeing and the planet, and this book includes more than 80 simple and delicious fasting day recipes that make cutting down on meat and animal products a pleasure. Kate - a veggie for nearly three decades - offers advice on a healthy, balanced diet, along with inspiring stories from 5:2 dieters, and great meal plans, with dishes from all around the world. This complete guide includes:· How to start and maintain the 5:2 plan and achieve your weight loss and health goals.· Delicious and quick calorie-counted vegetarian and vegan recipes: from satisfying brunches, flavour-filled soups, and fresh salads, to lunchbox specials and dinners you'll want to share.· Easy to follow meal plans to make fast days stress-free. sustainable and exciting. Fuss-free, enjoyable, and packed full of the good stuff, these recipes make it easy to lose weight - for good.
By Kate Harrison
Kate Harrison's bestselling 5:2 diet books, including THE 5:2 DIET BOOK, THE ULTIMATE 5:2 DIET RECIPE BOOK, 5:2 YOUR LIFE and THE 5:2 GOOD FOOD KITCHEN, have helped thousands of readers lose weight and build their confidence.Now, for summer, Kate has hand-picked 15 of her favourite summer recipes, hints and tips from all four of those books, to help you get beach-ready (or swimsuit or swimming trunk ready!) without having to live on shakes or cabbage soup. There is also brand new material, including Top 10 Beach Boost Ideas, new ways to stay on track, a free-to-download podcast to go with the e-book, and lots more.Join Kate and the 5:2 diet revolution to get bikini-ready this summer - and stay healthy all year around!
The 5:2 Good Food Kitchen
By Kate Harrison
More delicious calorie counted recipes for your fast and non-fast days from bestselling author Kate Harrison.Bestselling 5:2 author Kate Harrison shares more of her favourite easy, healthy recipes with inspiring tips, life-changing stories from 5:2 dieters, and down-to-earth advice on achieving a healthy, balanced lifestyle.THE 5:2 GOOD FOOD KITCHEN includes 75 new recipes with a wide selection of vegetarian, vegan and demi-veg friendly meals, plus dishes free from dairy, gluten and sugar. Like Kate's previous books, every ingredient is calorie counted and the focus is on fresh, full-flavoured meals that can be easily adapted to suit anyone - with variations for fast and no-fast days. It also includes:* A complete, easy-to-follow guide to the 5:2 lifestyle, for new starters and maintainers, plus seasonal meal plans;* 5:2 Food Heroes: forget over-priced supplements, Kate profiles the natural, inexpensive star ingredients that make you invincible on fast days;* Inspiring case studies from people who are transforming their lives through intermittent fasting, with amazing changes to their weight, health and confidence;* Practical advice on making sense of food scares and myths, from the truth about breakfast to the fat vs. carb debate.THE 5:2 GOOD FOOD KITCHEN offers fresh, balanced meals that put healthy food at the heart of your life.
The 5:2 Diet Book
By Kate Harrison
The 5:2 Diet will transform your body, your mind and your health. It's the revolutionary part-time weight loss diet with lifelong health and anti-ageing results. This is the simplest, most flexible and most health enhancing weight loss programme you'll ever follow - and with this book to guide you, you can start today. You'll still get to eat all the foods you love but enjoy incredible health benefits, with positive effects on cancer, heart disease, Alzheimer's and more.Intermittent fasting is revolutionising the weight loss world. Simply by eating significantly less for one or two days a week you can trigger incredible physical and mental changes that protect your body and brain from damage and help it repair itself.And THE 5:2 DIET BOOK - packed with tips, science, recipes, inspiration and case studies from over thirty dieters - will help you join the revolution to lose weight, boost your brain and transform your body.And it'll even save you money, with no specialist diet foods or supplements required. No wonder it's as popular with men as it is with women - and with first-time dieters as with weight loss veterans.Journalist and former yo-yo dieter Kate Harrison has finally won the battle with her weight - now she shares the secrets that are helping thousands of men and women transform their bodies. THE 5:2 DIET BOOK is your comprehensive guide to the wonderful world of intermittent fasting. It includes: All you need to trigger the 'healing' mode that happens when you restrict your diet for as little as one day a week The incredible effects on your brain cells The transformation in the way you view hunger and food The cost savings you can make - saving pounds from your food bill as you lose them from your body! 5:2 your way - how to personalise the diet to your exact requirements and preferences Detailed meal plans, and simple but healthy recipes... Or ready-made suggestions for when you don't feel like cooking Hundreds of real-life tips and success stories from men and women like youThis is more than another diet craze - it's anything but crazy and it's a lifestyle you'll want to adopt for the rest of your life.
555 Little Sayings in Cross-Stitch
By Marie Barber
555 patterns that will touch your heart as they enhance your work. Celebrate friendship, home and family, love, simple pleasures, spirituality, the holidays, and more, with sentiments such as "It is by believing in roses that one brings them to bloom", "Mother knows best", "No whining or complaining allowed".
By Elmore Leonard
From the bestselling author of GET SHORTY and JACKIE BROWN a thriller spiced with blackmail and revenge.Detroit businessman Harry Mitchell is a self-made man, happily married for over twenty-two years and a pillar of the community. But then he slips - he meets a young 'model' and begins an affair. One night he arrives at his girlfriend's apartment and finds more than he bargained for. Two masked men have caught his misdemeanours on camera and now they want a cool hundred grand. But they've picked the wrong man, because Harry Mitchell doesn't get mad - he gets even.
515 Scrapbooking Ideas
By Vanessa-Ann Collection
Some of the projects have a delightful sense of fun ¿ such as a layout showing several pictures of a child¿s face superimposed on a bee¿s body with the line It¿s Great to ¿Bee¿ Me ¿ in the centre. Other designs possess a timeless and elegant style, such as treasured family photographs mounted on beautifully textured papers, set in classic frames and labelled with lovely script. Ideas for every special occasion appear - a new birth, recital, family trip, holidays, and more¿ So, if your die-cuts could use more pizzazz, if you need help displaying multiple photos, or if you have a special theme that could use a little extra space, look no further for entertaining and inspiring solutions!
500 Formulas For Aromatherapy
The 50/50 Killer
By Steve Mosby
Steve Mosby has become one of a handful of writers who make me excited about crime fiction - Val McDermid Mark Nelson is a young police officer, newly assigned to the team of John Mackey - a highly-decorated and successful detective, and author of a bestselling true crime book based on his years of experience catching killers. Mackey is a legend in the force and it's a huge opportunity for Mark, who has dedicated his life to his job ever since the death of his girlfriend years before. When a man is found burned to death in his own home, Mackey's team is thrown into an investigation that grows darker and more complex at every turn. The evidence points to a man known as the Fifty-Fifty Killer. His targets are young couples, who he stalks and subjects to a single night of torture and manipulation, testing and destroying the love between them. Only one of them ever survives until dawn. And his victims include a former member of Mackey's team. Soon afterwards, a young man walks into a police station badly tortured and with his memory in tatters. He knows only that his girlfriend is still being held captive in the woods he's escaped from. But the team know that by fleeing, the man has sealed his girlfriend's fate. If they can't piece together his experience by daybreak then she will die in his place.However, all is not what it seems ...Why readers love Steve Mosby:'Mosby writes with confidence and originality, and displays an impressive feel for horror.' The Times 'Thrilling, compulsive and difficult to put down. ...you should not presume to think you know what is going on until you have read to the very last page.' Guardian 'Mosby's narrative ingenuity quickly establishes itself and this exacting, often terrifying, tale...soon exerts an irresistible grip.' METRO Fans of Sarah Hilary, Sharon Bolton and Mark Billingham will love Steve Mosby:The Third PersonThe Cutting CrewThe 50/50 KillerCry for HelpStill BleedingBlack FlowersThe Murder CodeThe Nightmare PlaceI Know Who Did ItThe Reckoning on Cane HillYou Can Run* Each Steve Mosby novel can be read as a standalone*
The 50 Things
By Peter Dunne
As his 50th birthday dawned, Peter Dunne had a life-changing conversation with a friend and realised that, while he may not have invented the internet or found a cure for cancer, he had nonetheless fathered three remarkable and beautiful children.Inspired by that fact, he set out to leave a trail of metaphorical breadcrumbs for them, so that if they ever needed to know what their father might have had to say on a particular subject, it would be set down for them.The result is a book of letters from a father to his children, and though the stories are firmly set in a place and time, the themes and the tone are universal and timeless. From Compromise to Compassion, from Democracy to Sacrifice, THE 50 THINGS explores the social mores and morality of our time and tries to answer the eternal questions that line the path to peace of mind.
50 More Winning Bridge Tips
By Ron Klinger
Ron Klinger's 100 Winning Bridge Tips is one of the most widely regarded of his many outstanding bridge books and was described by Alan Truscott, an all-time great bridge name, as being 'crammed with nuggets of advice not available in other books'. This exciting selection of tips is aimed at players who wish to improve further, and has all the stimulating and exciting qualities of its celebrated predecessor.
5-Card Major Stayman
By Ron Klinger
There are definite benefits in allowing a One No-Trump opening to include a 5-card major. More and more experts at international level have adopted such a style. If you are an ambitious player and are keen to improve the range of your no-trump bidding you will need a method to locate a 5-card major with opener or to discover a 4-4 major fit. 5-Card Major Stayman provides an easy structure that allows you to do just that and still enables you to use transfers to either major, even after a INT:2C response.
400 Billion Stars
By Paul McAuley
Dorothy Yoshida is a telepath, and a really rather good one at that. She's also a scientist, and when a small planet begins to manifest some unusual signs she is sent to investigate. The planet is more than it seems, and on further investigation the scientists begin to suspect it has been artificially altered.But despite their suspicions the only life they can detect is on the surface, none of which has advanced far above the level of animals. And despite the hopes of mankind to find something which will help them in a burgeoning war against other species, there seems to be nothing there to aid them.With Dorothy's arrival, however, they are in for some surprising discoveries.
388 Great Hairstyles
By Margit Rudiger