• Last of the Gaderene

    Фантастика, Зарубежная литература
    The aerodrome in Culverton has new owners, and they promise an era of prosperity for the idyllic village. But former Spitfire pilot Alex Whistler is suspicious - when black-shirted troops appear on the streets, he contacts his old friend Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart at U.N.l.T. The Third Doctor is sent to investigate - and soon uncovers a sinister plot to colonise the Earth. The Gaderene are on their way...

  • Christmas on Coronation Street

    Любовный роман, Зарубежная литература
    A wonderful Christmas gift full of nostalgia and charm, perfect for fans of Coronation Street and readers who love Fiction set in Wartime.Elsie Grimshaw lives in one of the worst streets in Weatherfield and is desperate to escape from life at home with a brutal father and the drudgery of working at the local mill. Grabbing at the slim chances that come her way, Elsie emerges from the heartbreak of first love and her marriage to bad boy, Arnold Tanner at only sixteen years old, if not much older, then certainly wiser.Going under her married name of Elsie Tanner, she and Arnold move in to No.11 Coronation Street in 1939 as war breaks out. Her cheeky self-confidence immediately puts her at loggerheads with local busy-body Ena Sharples and Annie Walker, landlady of the Rovers Return.As Christmas approaches, the residents of Coronation Street must put their petty squabbles aside if they are to survive the worst that Hitler’s Luftwaffe can throw at them. And as the Manchester Blitz grips their home town of Weatherfield, the residents must pull together to make this a Christmas to remember – for all of the right reasons…

  • Forever

    Любовный роман, Зарубежная литература
    After being brought back from death, police officer Jackson Waverly receives the shock of his life: he has become host to a Bodywalker, a spirit that is reborn in flesh and blood, and part of a proud, ancient race that uses its extraordinary gifts to battle dark, evil forces. Jackson's spirit is a powerful one - none other than the Egyptian pharaoh Menes, who longs to reunite with his eternal love, the Egyptian queen Hatshepsut. While Menes is obsessed with finding the perfect vessel for his queen, Jackson cannot stop thinking about Dr. Marissa Anderson, the gorgeous precinct therapist who keeps pushing him to confront grief that he prefers to ignore. But what Marissa really arouses most in Jackson is intense desire, which is exactly what Menes is looking for. To fight a great enemy, pharaoh and queen must join; but to host Hatshepsut, Marissa will first have to die. Fate has given Jackson a profound choice: save Marissa from Menes's plan or keep an entire species from the brink of extinction...

  • Reflected in You

    Любовный роман, Зарубежная литература
    Gideon Cross. As beautiful and flawless on the outside as he was damaged and tormented on the inside. He was a bright, scorching flame that singed me with the darkest of pleasures. I couldn't stay away. I didn't want to. He was my addiction... my every desire... mine. My past was as violent as his, and I was just as broken. We'd never work. It was too hard, too painful... except when it was perfect. Those moments when the driving hunger and desperate love were the most exquisite insanity. We were bound by our need. And our passion would take us beyond our limits to the sweetest, sharpest edge of obsession...

  • Рожденная любить

    Любовный роман, Зарубежная литература
    Брак Йена Маклэгана завершился трагедией - и мужественный шотландский лорд поклялся никогда более не жениться и не отдавать свое сердце женщине. Однако приказ короля заставил его взять в жены юную Айлен Макрот, выросшую в отдаленном замке под защитой шумных бесшабашных братьев. Прекрасная и невинная девушка пробудила в Йене давно угасшее пламя жгучей страсти, и напрасно он пытался побороть неодолимую силу любви, - силу, которой в этом мире не может противостоять ничто...

  • Zodiac Station

    Детектив, Зарубежная литература
    An extraordinary thriller set at the frozen edge of the world, perfect for fans of Dan Simmons, Michael Crichton and Dan Brown. In the Arctic Ocean, the US Coast Guard icebreaker Terra Nova batters its way through the pack ice. There shouldn't be anyone near them for hundreds of miles. But then a lone skier, half-dead with cold, emerges out of the snow. His name is Tom Anderson, and he is the only survivor of a disaster at Zodiac Station, a scientific research base deep in the Arctic Circle. He tells an incredible story of scientists and spies, of lust and greed, of jealousy, mayhem and murder. But his tale simply doesn't add up. Whose blood is smeared across his clothes? Why is there a bullet hole through the jacket he's wearing, and why is that jacket labelled with someone else's name? It's clear that more was going on at Zodiac Station than Anderson is telling. And someone else may have survived the disaster, as well... someone who has killed before, and who is willing to kill again.

  • Split Second

    Детектив, Зарубежная литература
    Michelle Maxwell has just wrecked her promising career at the Secret Service. Against her instincts, she let a presidential candidate out of her sight for the briefest moment, and the man whose safety was her responsibility vanished into thin air. Sean King knows how the younger agent feels. Eight years earlier, the hard-charging Secret Service agent allowed his attention to be diverted for a split second. And the candidate he was protecting was gunned down before his eyes. Now Michelle and Sean are about to see their destinies converge. Drawn into a maze of lies, secrets, and deadly coincidences, the two discredited agents uncover a shocking truth: that the separate acts of violence that shattered their lives were really a long time in the making-and are a long way from over...

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    Dark Revelations

    Детектив, Зарубежная литература
    Steve Dark has been tasked by the FBI with the ultimate search-and-destroy mission: take down the world's most dangerous serial killers. Now he faces the most intricate, intense and explosive case of his career. The killer calls himself Labyrinth. The riddles, puzzles and wordplay with which he announces his new targets have caused a worldwide media sensation. The case has already claimed a number of high-profile victims - not to mention several government agencies, which have tried and failed to stop a growing global panic. But what point is Labyrinth trying to make? Who will be his next victim? It's up to Dark to assemble an elite team from the international crime-solving community, find Labyrinth wherever he may be and put a stop to the mayhem, once and for all. But the mystery of who Labyrinth is, and where he's hiding, is the biggest riddle of them all.

  • Seeing a Large Cat

    Детектив, Зарубежная литература
    It's 1903 in Cairo, and Amelia dreams of a large Egyptian cat, a sign of good luck. But the luck turns when she and Emerson, who are set to dig in the Valley of the Kings, receive an ominous warning: "Stay away from tomb Twenty-A!" More trouble brews as Ramses and Nefret, unknown to their parents, begin to sneak about to help an American who believes she's being stalked. When tomb Twenty-A reveals a mummy wearing silk unmentionables, Amelia is trapped in a labyrinth of murder, passion and deceit.

  • The Hiding Place

    Детектив, Зарубежная литература
    Twenty-five years ago, four-year-old Justin Manning disappeared. Two months later his body was found in a shallow grave in the woods; shocking the small town of Dove Point, Ohio. Janet Manning has been haunted by her brother's death since the day she lost sight of him in the park. Now, a detective and a reporter are asking questions, raising new suspicions and opening old wounds. But if the man jailed for the murder is innocent, who did kill Justin? At the same time a stranger appears at Janet's door claiming to know the truth, and a high-school friend returns with his own confused memories of what happened. Janet thought she'd put the past and guilt behind her. But now the truth about her brother is heartbreakingly close - has she the courage to find it?

  • Police

    Детектив, Зарубежная литература
    A killer is stalking Oslo's streets. Police officers are being slain at the scenes of crimes they once investigated but failed to solve. The murders are brutal, the media reaction hysterical. For years, detective Harry Hole has been at the centre of every major criminal investigation in Oslo. His dedication to his job and his brilliant insights have saved the lives of countless people. But now, with those he loves most facing terrible danger, Harry can't protect anyone.

  • Sherlock: His Last Bow

    Детектив, Зарубежная литература
    The hit BBC series Sherlock has introduced a new generation to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's legendary detective. This edition of the classic collection of stories, with an introduction by Sherlock co-creator Steven Moffatt, allows fans to discover the power of those original adventures. Could a woman die of fright alone? And who is the sender of a most grizzly package - two human ears in a box? Holmes and Watson tackle a whole host of new mysteries before Baker Street's most famous detective finally leaves London for the quiet of a Sussex farm. But one final adventure puts an end to his retirement. As Britain stands poised on the brink of the First World War, can Sherlock Holmes keep a terrible new super-weapon from falling into the enemy's hands?

  • Tom Brown's Body

    Детектив, Зарубежная литература
    When an unpopular teacher at a private boy’s school is found murdered, only Mrs. Bradley can solve the mystery in this classic crime caper from the redoubtable Gladys Mitchell.

  • The Forgotten

    Детектив, Зарубежная литература
    Army Special Agent John Puller is the best there is. A combat veteran, Puller is the man the U.S. Army relies on to investigate the toughest crimes facing the nation. Now he has a new case--but this time, the crime is personal: His aunt has been found dead in Paradise, Florida. A picture-perfect town on Florida's Gulf Coast, Paradise thrives on the wealthy tourists and retirees drawn to its gorgeous weather and beaches. The local police have ruled his aunt's death an unfortunate, tragic accident. But just before she died, she mailed a letter to Puller's father, telling him that beneath its beautiful veneer, Paradise is not all it seems to be. What Puller finds convinces him that his aunt's death was no accident . . . and that the palm trees and sandy beaches of Paradise may hide a conspiracy so shocking that some will go to unthinkable lengths to make sure the truth is never revealed.

  • Complete Sherlock Holmes

    Детектив, Зарубежная литература
    A master of deductive reasoning who can solve the most difficult crimes by spotting obscure clues overlooked by others, dilettante sleuth Sherlock Holmes was the hero of sixty stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle between 1887 and 1927. With the help of his loyal friend, Doctor Watson, Holmes brought countless crooks, thieves, swindlers, and murderers to justice. He even rose from the dead after Doyle tried to dispatch him in his twenty-fourth adventure, and readers protested. Here, in one volume, are all four full-length novels and fifty-six short stories about the colourful adventures of Sherlock Holmes--every word Sir Arthur Conan Doyle ever wrote about Baker Streets most famous resident. Also included is an introduction by lifetime Sherlockians Barbara and Christopher Roden. The Complete Sherlock Holmes is one of Barnes & Nobles Leatherbound Classics. Each volume features authoritative texts by the worlds greatest authors in an exquisitely designed bonded-leather binding, with distinctive gilt edging and a silk-ribbon bookmark. Decorative, durable, and collectible, these books offer hours of pleasure to readers young and old and are an indispensable cornerstone for every home library.

  • Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

    Детектив, Зарубежная литература
    For more than a century, the Sherlock Holmes adventures have thrilled readers. This volume collects seven of his most challenging cases, including A Scandal in Bohemia, The Red-Headed League, The Speckled Band, The Five Orange Pips, The Blue Carbuncle and The Beryl Coronet. It also features the novel The Hound of the Baskervilles. The stories feature art by Sidney Paget, who illustrated the Sherlock Holmes stories that appeared originally in The Strand.

  • Curtsies & Conspiracies

    Для детей, Фэнтези, Зарубежная литература
    Does one need four fully grown foxgloves for decorating a dinner table for six guests? Or is it six foxgloves to kill four fully grown guests? Sophronia's first year at Mademoiselle Geraldine's Finishing Academy for Young Ladies of Quality has certainly been rousing! For one thing, finishing school is training her to be a spy (won't Mumsy be surprised?). Furthermore, Sophronia got mixed up in an intrigue over a stolen device and had a cheese pie thrown at her in a most horrid display of poor manners. Now, as she sneaks around the dirigible school, eavesdropping on the teachers' quarters and making clandestine climbs to the ship's boiler room, she learns that there may be more to a field trip to London than is apparent at first. A conspiracy is afoot--one with dire implications for both supernaturals and humans. Sophronia must rely on her training to discover who is behind the dangerous plot-and survive the London Season with a full dance card. In this bestselling sequel to New York Times bestselling Etiquette & Espionage, class is back in session with more petticoats and poison, tea trays and treason. Gail's distinctive voice, signature humor, and lush steampunk setting are sure to be the height of fashion this season.

  • Sweet Pizza

    Художественная литература, Для детей, Зарубежная литература
    When Joe tasted a mouthful he was amazed how delicious it was - a dense taste, better than any pasta he'd eaten before. Food was suddenly different - he felt as if his taste buds were doing the cha-cha-cha on Strictly.Joe loves his Italian heritage: the language, the opera, the lasagne! But it's hard to celebrate his Italian roots in Bryn Mawr, South Wales, where his mam is sick of running the family's tatty cafe. Just like his great-grandfather who opened the cafe in 1929, Joe is an entrepreneur. He vows to save the family business, and to spice up the tired High Street with a little Italian flavour!This is a heart-warming story about bringing a diverse community together and the amazing history of Italian immigrants in Wales. From the author of Cowgirl, shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize.Cover illustration by Tom Clohosy Cole."The warmth and charm of 'Sweet Pizza' are quite extraordinary; though there are some very moving moments, it is mainly a joyous and eccentric comedy." Kate Saunders, Guardian Children's Fiction Prize Judge

  • Не все беды от мышей

    Художественная литература, Для детей, Зарубежная литература
    Есть на свете такие удивительные страны, о существовании которых вы сначала просто не догадываетесь, а попав туда однажды, уже не хотите их покидать. И, конечно же, вы никогда раньше не слушали о Нейестане - сказочной стране волшебной флейты! От ее прекрасного напева рождаются невероятно глубокие и поучительные сказки-притчи. Они рисуют удивительный мир, в котором звери и птицы дружат с человеком и помогают ем в беде, Где тайное всегда становиться явным, добро непременно торжествует, а зло неизменно бывает наказано.На страницах сказок юные читатели найдут ответы на очень сложные и важные вопросы: Что такое настоящая дружба и истинная преданность, как различить фантазию и реальность, как узнать, где ложь, а где правда, как понять себя и отыскать путь к Богу.Вам хотелось бы побывать в Нейестане? Просто откройте эти необычные сказки, прислушайтесь к прекрасной мелодии волшебной флейты и погрузитесь в дивный мир иранской мудрости!

  • Ratburger (+ 3 CD-ROM)

    Художественная литература, Для детей, Зарубежная литература
    NEW BOOK AND CD PACK!!!! The fifth screamingly funny novel from David Walliams, number one bestseller and fastest growing children's author in the country in a combo pack of paperback and CD read by David Walliams!!! Hot on the heels of bestselling Gangsta Granny comes another hilarious, action-packed and touching novel - the story of a little girl called Zoe. Things are not looking good for Zoe. Her stepmother Sheila is so lazy she gets Zoe to pick her nose for her. The school bully Tina Trotts makes her life a misery - mainly by flobbing on her head. And now the evil Burt from Burt's Burgers is after her pet rat! And guess what he wants to do with it? The clue is in the title...From the author that is being called 'a new Roald Dahl', Ratburger is not to be missed!

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