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Flood of Fire

By Amitav Ghosh
The final book in the bestselling Ibis trilogy from the author of Booker-shortlisted SEA OF POPPIES.The thrilling climax to the Ibis trilogy that began with the phenomenal Booker-shortlisted Sea of Poppies.

It is 1839 and tension has been rapidly mounting between China and British India following the crackdown on opium smuggling by Beijing. With no resolution in sight, the colonial government declares war.

One of the vessels requisitioned for the attack, the Hind, travels eastwards from Bengal to China, sailing into the midst of the First Opium War. The turbulent voyage brings together a diverse group of travellers, each with their own agenda to pursue. Among them is Kesri Singh, a sepoy in the East India Company who leads a company of Indian sepoys; Zachary Reid, an impoverished young sailor searching for his lost love, and Shireen Modi, a determined widow en route to China to reclaim her opium-trader husband's wealth and reputation. Flood of Fire follows a varied cast of characters from India to China, through the outbreak of the First Opium War and China's devastating defeat, to Britain's seizure of Hong Kong.

Flood of Fire is a thrillingly realised and richly populated novel, imbued with a wealth of historical detail, suffused with the magic of place and plotted with verve. It is a beautiful novel in its own right, and a compelling conclusion to an epic and sweeping story - it is nothing short of a masterpiece.A masterpiece . . . Flood of Fire is not just a work of literary imagination but also an exercise in deep and original historical reflection - Chris Clark, author of SleepwalkersFor the past weeks, [Amitav Ghosh] has been holed up in his Goa home, putting the finishing touches to Flood of Fire, the third part of his epic Ibis trilogy. The project has taken a decade. The three novels, starting with Sea of Poppies . . . have cemented his reputation - Financial TimesTotally absorbing - Literary ReviewAs ever for Mr Ghosh, language is a great tumasher, and it is not surprising that he is on the shortlist for the biennial Man Booker International Prize . . . He swims with relish in a lexicon he has made his own, a rich brew of English, Bangla, Hindi, Parsi, Malay, Cantonese and pidgin at a time when free trade and imperialism were recombining Asian cultures and tongues . . . Mr Ghosh's genius is to paint this world from its teeming heart, rather than from the perspective of metropolitan centres of power in London, or, for that matter, Peking - The EconomistIt is a testimony to Ghosh's great skills that he can both teach us history and create believable fictional characters . . . What makes Ghosh's characters come alive all the more is the use of language . . . Ghosh, occasionally, translatesAmitav Ghosh was born in Calcutta in 1956. He grew up in Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and India. He studied at the universities of Delhi and Oxford and published the first of eight novels, The Circle of Reason in 1986. He currently divides his time between Calcutta, Goa and Brooklyn. The first novel in the Ibis trilogy, Sea of Poppies, was shortlisted for the Man Booker prize.The final book in the bestselling Ibis trilogy from the author of Booker-shortlisted SEA OF POPPIES.AVAILABLE 26/05/2015. Hardback edition to be published at the same time. Please see Indent Fiction.The long-awaited final book in the epic Ibis trilogy and one of the biggest literary books of the year.The first book in the trilogy, SEA OF POPPIES, was shortlisted for the Man Booker prize and went on to be a major bestseller. FLOOD OF FIRE has the same prize-winning potentialThe perfect reading group book: a fascinating historical window into the opium wars, a wonderful page-turner with an exotic setting, universal themes and unusual talking pointsAmitav Ghosh is writing at the height of his powers - Flood of Fire is full of wonderfully detailed descriptions, a captivating cast and enriched with a wealth of historical detailMARKETING PLANS: Quote poster, window display pack and shelftalker.


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My Life: It's a Long Story

By Willie Nelson
The definitive autobiography of Willie NelsonThis is the unvarnished, complete story of Willie Nelson's life, told in his distinct voice and leaving no moment or experience unturned, from Texas and Nashville to Hawaii and his legendary bus.

Having recently turned 80, Nelson is ready to shine on a light on all aspects of his life, including his drive to write music, the women in his life, his collaborations, and his biggest lows and highs-from his bankruptcy to the founding of Farm Aid.

An American icon who still tours the country and headlines music festivals, Willie Nelson and his music have found their way into the hearts and minds of fans the world over, winning ten Grammys and receiving the Kennedy Center Honors. Now it's time to hear the last word about his life-from the man himself.Willie Nelson is an American country music singer-songwriter, as well as an author, poet, actor, and activist. He was inducted in the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1993.The definitive autobiography of Willie NelsonWillie Nelson is a beloved and influential musician decades after his career began.Similar autobiographies such as Neil Young's Waging Heavy Peace, Bob Dylan's The Dylan Chronicles and and Keith Richards' Life - have sold very well.


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The Dumpling Sisters Cookbook

By The Dumpling Sisters, Amy Zhang, Julie Zhang
Over 100 deliciously fuss-free recipes from The Dumpling Sisters' Kitchen.Amy and Julie Zhang have been entertaining and educating their thousands of followers on Youtube with their recipes for deliciously easy homemade Chinese food - now THE DUMPLING SISTERS CHINESE COOKBOOK brings you more of the recipes and advice that those fans have been clamouring for.

Dedicated to and destined to be adored by every Chinese food lover, this book is full of Chinese-food favourites, impressive sharing dishes and even sweet treats that have been little acknowledged in a western understanding of Chinese food - until now. This is Chinese home cooking at its best.

The recipes are structured as to give a gradual introduction to Chinese dishes, beginning with the simple; Best Ever Fried Rice, and working up to the more elaborate Cracking Five-Spice Roast Pork Belly, and are interspersed with the insider tips and tricks that the girls' Youtube fans adore. There is also a focus on Chinese culture and eating etiquette (for perfecting those chopstick skills), including sharing menu planner and a guide to shopping at the Chinese supermarket. Amy and Julie write with wit and gusto - they are the perfect cooks to take any food lover on a journey to discover real Chinese cooking.The Dumpling Sisters are an engaging and charismatic duo who have referred to themselves as the 'young, Asian, and (much) less hairy Hairy Bikers'. They are exceptionally bright girls; Amy has a PhD in science and Julie has a masters in psychology and criminology, with a passion for cooking.

The Zhang family is from Guangzhou in China, a city famed for its incredible Cantonese cuisine. After moving to New Zealand the family set up a Chinese food cart which was as a family - giving Amy and Julie invaluable experience of cooking Chinese food to the highest standards. In 2014 the food cart is still going strong.

Visit their blog: and watch their videos: 100 deliciously fuss-free recipes from The Dumpling Sisters' Kitchen.The Dumpling Sisters have over 10k subscribers to their Youtube channel (set up 10 months ago) and 111,431 views on their videos.According to the Australia Bureau of Statistics 4% of the Australian population is of Chinese heritage (880K)Amy and Julie made it to the finals of Jamie Oliver's 'Search for a Food Tube Star', and have since been commissioned to produce a series of videos for Jamie's Food Tube channel, which has over 740k subscribers.The Dumpling Sisters' first Food Tube video has already amassed over 72,000 views.

Little, Brown

Girl at War

By Sara Novic
The lead debut title for Little, Brown/Abacus in 2015, for fans of Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche's Half of a Yellow Sun and Hannah Kent's Burial Rites.Growing up in Zagreb in the summer of 1991, 10-year-old Ana Juric is a carefree tomboy; she runs the streets with her best friend, Luka, helps take care of her baby sister, Rahela, and idolizes her father. But when civil war breaks out across Yugoslavia, football games and school lessons are supplanted by sniper fire and air raid drills.

The brutal ethnic cleansing of Croats and Bosnians tragically changes Ana's life, and she is lost to a world of genocide and child soldiers; a daring escape plan to America becomes her only chance for survival. Ten years later she returns to Croatia, a young woman struggling to belong to either country, forced to confront the trauma of her past and rediscover the place that was once her home.

GIRL AT WAR is a haunting, compelling debut from a brilliant young writer, rooted in historical fact and personal experience. Sara has lived in the States and Croatia, and her novel bears witness to the haunting stories of her family and friends who lived through the height of the conflict, and reflects her own attempts to come to terms with her relationship to Croatia and its history. It is an extraordinary achievement for a novelist of any age, let alone age 26.An unforgettable portrait of how war forever changes the life of the individual, Girl at War is a remarkable debut by a writer working with deep reserves of talent, heart, and mind. - Gary ShteyngartGirl at War by Sara Novic depicts the still-fresh nightmare of the Serbo-Croatian war, survived by a girl much too young to know all she knows. Sara Novic writes with ruthless understatement not only about a modern city subjected to primitive horrors, but about young Ana's subsequent war against the American urge to forget. Sentence after perfectly-weighted sentence, her prose lands with the sound of a gavel. The first fifty pages might be the best fifty pages you read this year. - Jonathan DeeGirl at War is a harrowing, unforgettable novel. From the devastation of the Yugoslav Civil War, Sara Novic has wrought a deeply moving and necessary story of exile, family, and memory; a prayer over the unquiet graves of public and private trauma. Novic's prose is so assured and wise that you'll think this must be her tenth book rather than her first one, but indeed this is a debut-a major, unmissable debut. - Justin Taylor, author of FlingsSara Novic is a brilliant storyteller with a large, generous heart-a bright new star in the literary firmament. And Girl At War is a haunting, chilling, and inspiring tale of a young woman's coming of age in the shadow oSara Novic was born in 1987 and has lived in the United States and Croatia. She recently graduated from the MFA program at Columbia University, where she studied fiction and translation. She is the fiction editor at Blunderbuss Magazine, and teaches writing at the Fashion Institute of Technology. She lives in Queens, New York.The lead debut title for Little, Brown/Abacus in 2015, for fans of Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche's Half of a Yellow Sun and Hannah Kent's Burial Rites.The lead title for Random House US, with a simultaneous global publication date.The 20th anniversary of the end of the war in Yugoslavia is in summer 2015.Girl at War will also appeal to fans of Tea Obreht but where The Tiger's Wife told the story of Yugoslavia through its folktales and fables, this novel is specific to its characters and its places, and draws its universalism from the emotions of that.

Lost and Found

by Brooke Davis

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Day Four

By Sarah Lotz
Four planes. Three survivors. One message. It seemed like the end of the world... but it wasn't. This, however, just might be.The trip of their dreams becomes the holiday of their nightmares: DAY FOUR is Sarah Lotz's extraordinary, unmissable follow-up to the book that made headlines around the world, THE THREE - perfect for fans of The Shining Girls, The Passage and Lost.

Four days into a five day singles cruise on the Gulf of Mexico, the ageing ship Beautiful Dreamer stops dead in the water. With no electricity and no cellular signals, the passengers and crew have no way to call for help. But everyone is certain that rescue teams will come looking for them soon. All they have to do is wait.

That is, until the toilets stop working and the food begins to run out. When the body of a woman is discovered in her cabin the passengers start to panic. There's a murderer on board the Beautiful Dreamer... and maybe something worse.PRAISE FOR THE THREE:This high-concept thriller is a blast - The GuardianCompulsive reading - Marie-ClaireA captivating thriller... it feels like a timely meditation on the toll that paranoia, fear and desperation can exact on people around the globe - ExaminerA confident, assured and thought-provoking novel that deserves as wide an audience as possible. - IndependentTHE THREE is really wonderful... hard to put down and vastly entertaining.A creepy attention-grabbing thriller - Good HousekeepingSarah Lotz is a natural born storyteller. Like the hand reaching up from the dark well, she'll drag you into her thrall. You'll come up gasping. - Lauren BeukesLauren Beukes calls Sarah Lotz 'a natural-born storyteller. Like the hand reaching up from the dark well, she'll drag you into her thrall. You'll come up gasping.' Sarah is a screenwriter and novelist who pens novels under the name S.L Grey with author Louis Greenberg; YA novels with her daughter, as Lily Herne; and is one third of pseudonymous author Helena S. Paige. Sarah lives in Cape Town with her family and other animals.Four planes. Three survivors. One message. It seemed like the end of the world... but it wasn't. This, however, just might be.AVAILABLE 26/05/2015. Hardback edition to be published at the same time. Please see Indent Fiction.DAY FOUR is a thrilling novel of suspense with huge mainstream appeal, set on a cruise ship that has lost power in the middle of the Gulf of Mexico.DAY FOUR can be read as a sequel to THE THREE or as a standalone novel.THE THREE was optioned for television by Company Pictures and will be executive produced by Kate Sinclair, who optioned Skins, Salmon Fishin in the Yemen, and Slumdog Millionaire.Featuring sharp psychological insight and a powerful sense of creeping dread, DAY FOUR is perfect for fans of Gillian Flynn, Stephen King and the film The Abyss.Sarah is part of South Africa's burgeoning literary movement and has a fan in Michael Robotham.


The Long, Hot Summer

By Kathleen MacMahon
The Number One bestselling author of This is How it Ends delivers a powerful and poignant novel capturing a moment in the life of one family.Nine Lives.

Four Generations.

One Family.

The MacEntees are no ordinary family.

Determined to be different to other people, they have carved out a place for themselves in Irish life by the sheer force of their own personalities. But when a series of misfortunes befall them over the course of one long hot summer, even the MacEntees will struggle to make sense of who they are.

Meet the MacEntees:

Deirdre, the reluctant matriarch.

Manus, the eccentric grandfather.

Alma, the TV star who falls victim to a vicious assault.

Mick, the European politician on the run from a media storm.

Liam, the Government minister sacked by an angry electorate.

Acushla, the model wife with an unhappy secret.

Connie, the wild child turned exhausted young mother.

Nora, the idealist, missing somewhere in the Middle East.

And Macdara, the fragile and gentle soul of the family.

As the MacEntees do battle with their misfortunes, Deirdre is planning a family party for her 80th birthday, and with it one final, shocking surprise.A story of people who are easy to believe in and hard to forget - Maeve BinchyAn unforgettable story of love and hope - Cecelia AhernIt's impossible to look away from this love story - ObserverAn outstanding debut novel which will linger long in your mind - RedA book about love, family, children and that glorious sense of being alive - Irish ExaminerCan't fail to enchant you - HeatThe twist is entirely unexpected - Irish IndependentA love story like no other - MirrorKathleen MacMahon is a former radio and television journalist with Ireland's national broadcaster, RTE. The granddaughter of the distinguished short story writer Mary Lavin, Kathleen lives in Dublin with her husband and twin daughters. This is How it Ends, her first novel, was a No.1 bestseller in Ireland for five consecutive weeks and spent nine weeks in the Top Ten bestseller list.The Number One bestselling author of This is How it Ends delivers a powerful and poignant novel capturing a moment in the life of one family.The eagerly awaited second novel from the incredible Irish storyteller - This is How it Ends was No.1 bestseller in Ireland for five weeks and Top Ten for nineThis is How... was a Richard & Judy Summer 2013 Book Club title, selling 60k copies UK TCM/ebook.This is How... sold twice as many in the first four weeks than other debut novel of the last five years (Irish TPB)Outstanding critical success - universally praised as a 'modern classic' by UK and world press, from the Observer and The Times to women's magazinesSet in Ireland and with a beautiful sense of time and place, sensitively-handled characters and themes of love, death and family - the perfect book-club readThis is How it Ends was shortlisted at the Irish Book Awards for the Sunday Independent Newcomer of the Year; the Eason Popular Fiction Book of the Year; and Kathleen won Irish Tatler Woman of the Year (Literary Award)An intelligent, grown-up, moving, mu


Robert Ludlum's The Janson Equation

By Robert Ludlum, Douglas Corleone
Paul Janson returns in a new adventure...To prevent a war in Asia - one that could quickly spread to the rest of the world - Paul Janson and Jessica Kincaid must learn the truth behind a young woman's murder...

Prominent U.S. Senator James Wyckoff hires former government agents-turned-private security consultants Janson and Kincaid to locate his teenage son Gregory. Gregory's girlfriend Lynell has been found strangled in a Seoul hotel, and Gregory has fled the city to avoid being arrested for the crime. But Senator Wyckoff insists that his son is innocent, suggesting that Lynell, who was a translator, may have been murdered because of something she overheard at a recent international conference. And when Janson and Kincaid realize they're being hunted by an assassin, they suspect that this crime - and the cover-up - were orchestrated by a shadowy unit of the U.S. State Department as part of a larger plot to provoke violence between North and South Korea.Move over 007, Bourne is back - DAILY MIRRORA force of nature - NEW YORK TIMESSlickly paced ... all-consuming - ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLYHugely enjoyable - SUNDAY TIMESOlympic style, all-out espionage - DAILY EXPRESSFirst-rate - VARIETYHead-spinning, spine-jolting, intricately mystifying - PUBLISHERS WEEKLYThe real titan of the genre: the world's most-read writer - GQRobert Ludlum launched his career as a bestselling writer with THE SCARLATTI INHERITANCE in 1971, the first of a string of international bestsellers. There are more than 300 million copies of his books in print and they have been translated in 32 languages.Paul Janson returns in a new adventure...During a career spanning 30 years, Ludlum has sold 220 million copies in 40 countries in 32 different languages.In his last few books, Ludlum re-discovered his love for the genre and the books have been proclaimed as some of the best of his glittering career. Now Paul Garrison picks up where the master left off, and reintroduces us to a hero every bit as fascinating, complex and intriguing as Jason Bourne.Janson movie is currently in production starring Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson!



By Barbara Delinsky
Home is where the heart is ... but what happens when a mother and daughter find themselves on opposite side of the picket fence? Don't miss the next novel from beloved bestselling author Barbara Delinsky, who "combines her understanding of human nature with absorbing, unpredictable storytelling (Publishers Weekly)" in ways that no reader will soon forget.A readable, engaging and deeply moving tale of a mother and a daughter, Blueprints explores how two strong women survive as the plans they've always relied on fall apart . . .

Jamie MacAfee's life is almost perfect. She's sure she loves her fianc e, even if she hasn't quite worked out why she won't set a wedding date and she certainly adores her job, working as an architect on their family home renovation show. Meanwhile, her beloved mother Caroline has built up her confidence after a painful divorce, working closely alongside her daughter as the very successful host of Gut It!. Everything is going to plan, until the lives of both women are changed overnight.

When the TV network plan to replace Caroline with Jamie as the show's host, Caroline is left feeling horribly betrayed - and old in the eyes of the world. Then tragedy strikes, leaving Jamie guardian to her small orphaned step-brother and fianc e to a man who doesn't want the child.

Who am I? Both women ask, as the blueprints they've built their lives around break down. While loyalties shift, decisions hover, and new relationships tempt, it's time to find out what they really want - and where their future lies . . .

Praise for Barbara Delinsky:

'Warm, rich, textured and impossible to put down.' - Nora Roberts< br>

'Fans of Jodie Picoult will love this . . . a poignant family story.' - Daily Express

'Compelling reading' - The Sun

'Delinsky's writing is fluid and makes for a hard-to-put-down book.' - GlamourBarbara Delinsky has written over twenty New York Times bestselling novels with over thirty million copies in print. Her books are highly emotional, character-driven studies of marriage, parenthood, sibling rivalry, and friendship. Barbara lives with her family in New England.Home is where the heart is ... but what happens when a mother and daughter find themselves on opposite side of the picket fence? Don't miss the next novel from beloved bestselling author Barbara Delinsky, who "combines her understanding of human nature with absorbing, unpredictable storytelling (Publishers Weekly)" in ways that no reader will soon forget.Barbara Delinsky is the author of over seventy novels, with over 30 million copies in print. Her books regularly appear on The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Publishers Weekly bestseller lists.Reminiscent of Debbie Macomber, Diane Chamberlain and Nora Roberts, Delinsky has a legion of committed fans, both in print and, unusually for this genre, in ebook as wellHer writing is romantic, warm, emotional and consuming and appeals to both lovers of romance and of women's commercial fiction

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The Hidden Pleasures of Life

By Theodore Zeldin
How understanding other people is humanity's last adventure.What is the point of working so hard?

What can replace the shortage of soulmates?

What else can one do in a hotel?

Through these questions, and many others, Zeldin demonstrates that both the greatest problem and the greatest opportunity of the twenty-first century lie in our relationships with others.

With endless examples from his unparalleled research and his experiences with the giants of modern business and politics, this book reveals how our society is full of untapped potential for human interactions. Zeldin illuminates how our lives can be enriched by the realisation that it is only by truly relating to others that we get a taste, even just a nibble, of what it is possible to experience as a human being.Theodore Zeldin has taken the academically unfashionable step of writing a book which aims to change our lives . . . [a] triumph - Alain de BottonExtraordinary and beautiful...the most exciting and ambitious work of non-fiction I have read in more than a decade - Maggie Gee, Daily TelegraphTheodore Zeldin is an Oxford academic, and the author of numerous works of non-fiction including Conversations and An Intimate History of Humanity. Amongst his awards and honours he is a Commander of the L gion d Honneur, a Fellow of the British Academy and of the Royal Society of Literature, he holds a C.B.E., and has won the Wolfson Prize, Britain's top literary award for History.How understanding other people is humanity's last adventure.Perfect for readers of Stephen Grosz'sThe Examined Life, Daniel Kahneman's Thinking: Fast and Slow and Dr Steve Peter's The Chimp Paradox The author leads seminars on communication across the globe.


Dead Ice

By Laurell K. Hamilton
'Voodoo of the blackest kind'... Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, faces her darkest hour yet.Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling author Laurell K. Hamilton returns with another addictive adventure featuring vampire-hunting heroine Anita Blake, to thrill fans of Charlaine Harris and Anne Rice.

My name is Anita Blake and I have the highest kill count of any vampire executioner in the country. I'm a U.S. Marshal who can raise zombies with the best of them. But ever since master vampire Jean-Claude and I went public with our engagement, all I am to anyone and everyone is Jean-Claude's fianc e.

It's wreaking havoc with my reputation as a hard ass - to some extent. Luckily, in professional circles, I'm still the go-to expert for zombie issues. And right now, the FBI is having one hell of a zombie issue.

Someone is producing zombie porn. I've seen my share of freaky undead fetishes, so this shouldn't bother me. But the women being victimised aren't just mindless, rotting corpses. Their souls are trapped behind their eyes, signalling voodoo of the blackest kind.

It's the sort of case that can leave a mark on a person. And my own soul may not survive unscathed . . .'Hamilton remains one of the most inventive and exciting writers in the paranormal field' - Charlaine Harris'Anita Blake is one of the most fascinating fictional heroines since Scarlett O'Hara' - Publishers Weekly'What The Da Vinci Code did for the religious thriller, the Anita Blake series has done for the vampire novel' - USA Today'A hardcore guilty pleasure' - The TimesLaurell K. Hamilton is the bestselling author of the acclaimed Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, Novels. She lives near St Louis with her husband, her daughter, two dogs and an ever-fluctuating number of fish. She invites you to visit her website at'Voodoo of the blackest kind'... Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, faces her darkest hour yet.Hardback edition to be published at the same time. Please see Indent Fiction.Laurell K. Hamilton, queen of vampire fiction, is the No. 1 New York Times bestselling author of the Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, Novels.There are now more than 6 million copies of Laurell K. Hamilton's Anita Blake series in print worldwide, in 16 languages.With its exciting mix of mystery, fantasy, magic, horror and romance, this addictive series follows vampire hunter Anita Blake and her complex personal and professional relationships with a master vampire and an alpha werewolf.Anita Blake is one of our top 10 paranormal romance brands in eBook.


Shards of Hope

By Nalini Singh
Nalini Singh's New York Times bestselling series continues as two Arrows find themselves caught in a chilling conspiracy that spans all three races . . .Awakening wounded in a darkened cell, their psychic abilities blocked, Aden and Zaira know they must escape. But when the lethal soldiers break free from their mysterious prison, they find themselves in a harsh, inhospitable landscape far from civilization. Their only hope for survival is to make it to the hidden home of a predatory changeling pack that doesn't welcome outsiders.

And they must survive. A shadowy enemy has put a target on the back of the Arrow squad, an enemy that cannot be permitted to succeed in its deadly campaign. Aden will cross any line to keep his people safe for this new future, where even an assassin might have hope of a life beyond blood and death and pain. Zaira has no such hope. She knows she's too damaged to return from the abyss. Her driving goal is to protect Aden, protect the only person who has ever come back for her no matter what.

This time, even Aden's passionate determination may not be enough - because the emotionless chill of Silence existed for a reason. For the violent, and the insane, and the irreparably broken . . . like Zaira.

Rich, dark, sumptuous and evocative . . . bestselling author Nalini Singh is back with a stunning, dark and passionate new tale.Nalini Singh was born in Fiji and raised in New Zealand. She spent three years living and working in Japan, and travelling around Asia before returning to New Zealand now - although she's always plotting new trips. She has worked as a lawyer, a librarian, a candy factory general hand, a bank temp and an English teacher, not necessarily in that order. Some people might call that inconsistency, but she calls it grist for the writer's mill.

You can learn more by visiting or by following @NaliniSingh on twitter.Nalini Singh's New York Times bestselling series continues as two Arrows find themselves caught in a chilling conspiracy that spans all three races . . .Book 14 from this bestselling New Zealand authorA NEW YORK TIMES bestselling series.Smart, sassy, sexy fiction.


The Gold Standard

By Ari Gold
Ari Gold, after years of dominating the Hollywood agency scene, finally offers invaluable tips and advice on how to be as successful in work and in life as Gold himself.Ari Gold is known for his ruthless approach to deal-making and client relationships that made him one of, if not the, most powerful and sought-after agents in Hollywood until he retired in 2011. In his new book THE GOLD STANDARD, Gold will illuminate, for the first time, his unique, effective and, some would say, outrageous philosophies on running a successful business, client management, employee motivation, keeping a happy home life, and other keys to his many successes. Brash, emphatic, instructive and always wise, Gold's book will rival business and leadership bestsellers the world over. In his own words and with his trademark enthusiasm, Gold's tome will be the only book anyone wanting to make something of him or herself will ever need.

Ari Gold says: "In my humble opinion, if you want to run a successful business this is the only book you'll ever have to read. And my humble opinion is never wrong."Power agent Ari Gold received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University before earning his J.D./M.B.A at the University of Michigan. He is the co-founder, former Senior Partner and co-CEO of Miller/Gold Talent Agency and former owner of Terrance McQuewick Agency where he represented a long roster of A-list celebrities. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two children.Ari Gold, after years of dominating the Hollywood agency scene, finally offers invaluable tips and advice on how to be as successful in work and in life as Gold himself.This is the official autobiography by the fictional star of Entourage, Ari Gold.Entourage is produced by Mark Wahlberg and the movie star character Vince at the centre of the show is loosely based on Wahlberg himself and his early experiences as a Hollywood movie star. Jeremey Piven plays Vince's agent Ari Gold, in turn based on Ari Emanuel of WMEE.There have been eight series of Entourage. Six were shown here in the UK on ITV2 and the final two were shown on Sky Atlantic. The show has been very successful on DVD with over 500,000 DVDs sold here in the UK.Jeremy Piven will be publicising the book in character as Ari Gold and there is the potential for one day of publicity here in the UK.The Warner Brothers film release dates are: ANZ: 4 June; US: 5 June; UK: 19 June.Ron Burgundy, Let Me Off At the Top - UK Bookscan 89k HB, 16k PB.


The Versions of Us

By Laura Barnett
What if you had said yes? The moments that change everything... One Day meets Sliding Doors in this outstanding debut that is causing a buzz across the publishing worldSome moments can change your life for ever. Have you ever wondered, what if...?

A man is walking down a country lane. A woman, cycling towards him, swerves to avoid a dog. On that moment, their future hinges. There are three possible outcomes, three small decisions that could determine the rest of their life.

Eva and Jim are nineteen and students at Cambridge when their paths first cross in 1958. And then there is David, Eva's then-lover, an ambitious actor who loves Eva deeply. THE VERSIONS OF US follows the three different courses their lives could take following this first meeting. Lives filled with love, betrayal, ambition but through it all is a deep connection that endures whatever fate might throw at them.

THE VERSIONS OF US explores the idea that there are moments when our lives might have turned out differently, the tiny factors or decisions that could determine our fate, and the precarious nature of the foundations upon which we build our lives. It is also a story about the nature of love and how it grows, changes and evolves as we go through the vagaries of life.Laura Barnett is a writer, journalist and theatre critic. She has been on staff at the Guardian and the Daily Telegraph, and is now a freelance arts journalist and features writer, working for the Guardian, the Observer and Time Out, as well as several other national newspapers and magazines. Laura was born in 1982 in south London, where she now lives with her husband. . Her first non-fiction book, Advice from the Players - a compendium of advice for actors - is published by Nick Hern Books. Laura has previously published short stories, for which she has won several awards. The Versions of Us is her first novel.

@laura_jbarnett if you had said yes? The moments that change everything... One Day meets Sliding Doors in this outstanding debut that is causing a buzz across the publishing worldThe perfect blend of excellent writing with a commercial plot makes this novel one of the most exciting debuts of the past few years - there was a fiercely contested six-publisher auction in the UK, it was pre-empted in the US and it casued a huge buzz at Frankfurt Book Fair, with auctions around the world.Perfect for book club discussions - the paths not taken in life, how one small decision could bring about a very different outcomeReal prize potential, especially Baileys, the Costa and all first novel prizes.With the very clear pitch of a book such as One Day combined with the thoughtfulness and beautiful writing of Life After Life or An Equal Stillness.Laura Barnett is a freelance arts journalist who writes for the Guardian and Time Out so she is already working within the media and has good connections. She has won prizes for her short stories, including a Piccadilly Press / Guardian competition and a 2011 Spread the Word S