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    Identical twins and 2014 'My Kitchen Rules' finalists Helena and Vikki Moursellas take you home to the simple Greek food they love to eat with their friends and family.


    The first comprehensive look at Jobs' years following his dismissal from Apple. Containing exclusive material, this revelatory book will cast an entirely new light on the man behind the most successful company of all time.


    Timed for release around Clapton's 70th birthday, MOTHERLESS CHILD will be the ultimate celebration and definitive biography of one of the most influential musicians alive today.


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Kidnapping Mr. Heineken

By Peter R de Vries
It was the perfect crime ... until they got away with it. Now available for the first time in English, the prize-winning bestseller that inspired the film starring Anthony Hopkins, Ryan Kwanten and Sam Worthington.The year is 1983. Ronald Reagan is president, Michael Jackson is doing the Moon Walk and The Police's 'Every Breath You Take' is topping the charts. A group of childhood friends decide they want money. Real money. The best way to do it is simple, they agree, all they have to do is commit the perfect crime. So they draw up a list. So begins an astonishing true story of an audacious kidnapping carried out in broad daylight by a group of twenty-something lads with few priors ...

Told from the compelling perspective of Cor van Hout, the brains behind the crime, KIDNAPPING MR. HEINEKEN reconstructs the meticulous planning behind the kidnap, the delivery of the ransom - and reveals what finally led everything to unravel ...

With unique access to the kidnappers, Peter R. De Vries' story is not to be missed.Author Peter R. De Vries is a Dutch journalist. His reporting has helped solve more than a dozen murder cases as well as numerous other crimes. He sensationally tracked down the last of Heineken's kidnappers in Paraguay in 1994, leading to his conviction. In 2008 he was awarded an International Emmy for his coverage of the notorious Natalee Holloway murder case - which led to it being solved. He quit his top-rating crime television show in 2012 after 17 years to work on the film KIDNAPPING MR. HEINEKEN.It was the perfect crime ... until they got away with it. Now available for the first time in English, the prize-winning bestseller that inspired the film starring Anthony Hopkins, Ryan Kwanten and Sam Worthington.KIDNAPPING MR. HEINEKEN, the film, will be released in Australian cinemas nationally March 12, 2015.A star-studded cast includes Academy-Award winner Anthony Hopkins, Australians Sam Worthington, Ryan Kwanten and Thomas Cocquerel, and Jim Sturgess, Mark van Eeuwen and Jemima West.Directed by Daniel Alfredson (THE GIRL WHO PLAYED WITH FIRE and THE GIRL WHO KICKED THE HORNETS' NEST - Swedish editions).400,000 copies sold in the Netherlands.For anyone who loved THE WOLF OF WALL STREET, OCEAN'S ELEVEN, GET CARTER, THE ITALIAN JOB or THE THOMAS CROWN AFFAIR.

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The Modi Effect

By Lance Price
Political strategist Lance Price reveals the amazing story behind Narendra Modi's 2014 Indian election victory.How did a 'chai wallah' who sold tea on trains as a boy become Prime Minister of India?

On May 16, 2014, Narendra Modi was declared the winner of the largest election ever conducted anywhere in the world, having fought a campaign unlike any before.

Political parties in Britain, Australia and North America pride themselves on the sophistication of their election strategies, but Modi's campaign was a master-class in modern electioneering. His team created an election machine that broke new ground in the use of social media, the Internet, mobile phones and digital technologies. Modi took part in thousands of public events, but in such a vast country it was impossible to visit every town and village. The solution? A 'virtual Modi' - a life-size 3D hologram - beamed to parts he could not reach in person. These pioneering techniques brought millions of young people to the ballot box - the holy grail of election strategists everywhere - as Modi trounced the governing Congress Party led by the Gandhi dynasty.

Former BBC correspondent and Downing Street communications expert Lance Price has been granted exclusive access to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his team of advisers. With complete freedom to tell it as he finds it, he details Modi's rise to power, the extraordinary election victory and its aftermath. The Modi Effect: Inside Narendra Modi's campaign to transform India lifts the lid on a whole new box of tricks, where message-management and IT wizardry combined to create a vote-winning colossus of awesome potency.

Praise for The Spin Doctor's Diary

'Quite brilliant...These diaries have performed a public service of great importance.' Peter Oborne, Evening Sandard

'These are gripping diaries, acutely well-observed and written in fine prose. They provide the first insider diary account of Blair's Number 10. They will be as fascinating to readers today as they will to future historians.' Anthony Seldon, author of Blair

'This is a riveting book, a genuine page-turner that will fascinate anyone with an interest in the inner wiring of the Blair Government. The true value of the book, however, lies in its wealth of asides and anecdotes about the key players on the New Labour team...excellent.' Matthew D'Ancona, Sunday Telegraph

'A spin doctor he may have been, but what distinguishes Lance Price from some of his trade is that all who know or have worked with him will believe him, every word. He spun for others but he does not spin his own account. That is what makes his book so sensational.' Matthew ParrisLance Price is a Political Strategy Consultant who worked at 10 Downing Street from 1998 to 2000 where he was a deputy to Alistair Campbell. He was the Labour Party's Director of Communications from 2000 until the General Election of 2001, when Tony Blair secured his second landslide. Before joining Number Ten he was a BBC Political Correspondent for many years.Political strategist Lance Price reveals the amazing story behind Narendra Modi's 2014 Indian election victory.Lance Price has been granted exclusive access to prime Minister Modi specifically for this book.Modi's international profile continues to rise with an official visit to the USA and invitations to visit Australia and Britain.The interest in Modi is huge among the Hindu/Indian community throughout the world.Lance Price's experience at Downing Street makes him the perfect author for this book.Narendra Modi's official Facebook page has more than 21 million likes, and he has more than 6 million followers on Twitter.

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By Claire North
The heart-pounding, wildly original new thriller from the ingenious voice that brought you The First Fifteen Lives of Harry AugustThe first switch happened just before I died.

As my life ebbed away, I reached out to my killer. Suddenly I was seeing the world through his eyes.

The more I switched, the easier it became.

I am Kepler. And I could be you.

TOUCH is the breathtakingly original new thriller from the author of The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August - a novel selected for the Richard and Judy Book Club, Waterstones Book Club and BBC Radio 2 Book Club in 2014One of the cleverest, most compelling books I've read in a long time. The intoxicating voice, ingenious premise and intricate plot will have readers clamouring for a copy. Touch has bestseller written all over it and Claire North is one hell of a writer - C. L. Taylor, author of THE ACCIDENTA work of sparkling originality that works both as mesmerising thriller and exploration of what it means, at the most profound level, to be human - Alex Marwood, author of THE WICKED GIRLSTouch is fast, smart, cinematic and with a cracking central idea. This is absolutely destined to be one of the biggest thrillers of 2015 . . . A very, very impressive second outing - Rick O'Shea, radio presenterA dark thriller that asks readers to imagine whom they would be if they could be anyone . . . The high stakes and breakneck pace of the plot will draw readers in, and the meditations on what it means to be human and to be loved will linger long after the last shot is fired - KIRKUSClaire North is the pen name for the Carnegie-nominated Catherine Webb. Her previous novel The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August was selected for the Richard and Judy Book Club, the Waterstones Book Club and the Radio 2 Book Club.

Catherine currently works as a theatre lighting designer and is a fan of big cities, urban magic, Thai food and graffiti-spotting. She lives in London.

Find her on Twitter as @ClaireNorth42The heart-pounding, wildly original new thriller from the ingenious voice that brought you The First Fifteen Lives of Harry AugustThe follow-up to the superbly successful THE FIRST FIFTEEN LIVES OF HARRY AUGUST - a title picked for all three of the Richard and Judy Book Club, The Waterstones Book Club and the Radio 2 Book Club - a stunning achievementA mind-bending, heart-racing and totally unique thriller: from the most ingenious new voice in modern fiction comes this story of a being who takes over the consciousness of othersA major worldwide release: we'll be running a huge campaign for this unique novel with superb cross-over potentialWide-ranging appeal: perfect for readers of unusual and thought-provoking thrillers like The Shining Girls, The Passage and Gone Girl Unique and innovative social media campaign: we'll be generating buzz online with a unique campaign based on the book's concept - about a vital message moving from person to person


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Clean Living: Paleo Basics

By Luke Hines, Scott Gooding
The definitive guide to the paleo diet from Australia's favourite personal trainers.Being healthy is a priority in today's world - and with new fad diets popping up all the time, it can be hard to know what to eat in order to get the most out of your body. Get back to basics and let Australia's Clean Living experts Luke and Scott show you how to live the paleo life and be the best that you can be.

The paleo diet has been around since the dawn of humankind - and its whole-food principles, without any processed ingredients, are exactly what our bodies need for fuel.

This quick and easy ready reference guide is packed full of tips, swap-outs and recipes that will see you well on your way to making positive changes in your life. Whether you're just starting out and looking to learn the basics of how to eat paleo, or you're a seasoned 'clean lifer' and want to grow what you've learned so far, this book has it all.

CLEAN LIVING PALEO DIET BASICS is not a diet book, a quick fix or a fad, but a guidebook that will help you achieve vibrant health and sustain it for the rest of your life.Luke Hines (Author)

Luke Hines, along with Scott Gooding, won the hearts of the Australian public with their healthy food revolution on the hit show MY KITCHEN RULES and continued to spruik the message with the bestsellers CLEAN LIVING and CLEAN LIVING COOKBOOK. Luke is a qualified surf lifesaver, an internationally recognised personal trainer, and a lover of healthy, fresh food. Luke runs his own personal training business in Bondi and lives with his black Labrador, Bailey.

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UK-born Scott Gooding, Luke Hines' fellow MY KITCHEN RULES star and CLEAN LIVING co-author, is a qualified personal trainer and owns his own fitness business in Sydney's eastern suburbs. Scott's love of good food and cooking were encouraged at a young age by his parents. He lives in Double Bay with his son.

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The definitive guide to the paleo diet from Australia's favourite personal trainers.The fifth book from Australia's bestselling authors and Clean Living and paleo experts, Luke and Scott.Luke and Scott are ambassadors for the brand Nature's Way and their new 'superfoods' range - national TV ads will start airing at the end of June on all of our major TV networks. Including infomercials on THE MORNING SHOW featuring Luke and Scott cooking with superfoods.Paleo food and functional movement remain the most popular healthy lifestyle choices of the moment, with crossfit gyms and wholefood cafes popping up Australia-wide.Luke Hines has been chosen as the fitness expert for Pete Evans' new venture, THE PALEO WAY, and has toured Australia with him. There are big plans in place for THE PALEO WAY in the new year including a new website, a TV show and potentially a magazine.Luke Hines will be a monthly columnist in MEN'S FITNESS from January 2015 as a clean living cook and fitness expert.

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The Faithful Couple

By A. D. Miller
A brilliantly clever and insightful novel that deals with the most universal of themes - friendship, and the way our past actions shape our lives - in a uniquely perceptive and memorable wayCalifornia, 1993: Neil Collins and Adam Tayler, two young British men on the cusp of adulthood, meet at a hostel in San Diego. They strike up a friendship that, while platonic, feels as intoxicating as a romance; they travel up the coast together, harmlessly competitive, innocently collusive, wrapped up in each other. On a camping trip to Yosemite they lead each other to behave in ways that, years later, they will desperately regret.

The story of a friendship built on a shared guilt and a secret betrayal, THE FAITHFUL COUPLE follows Neil and Adam across two decades, through girlfriends and wives, success and failure, children and bereavements, as power and remorse ebb between them. Their bifurcating fates offer an oblique portrait of London in the boom-to-bust era of the nineties and noughties, with its instant fortunes and thwarted idealism. California binds them together, until-when the full truth of what happened emerges, bringing recriminations and revenge-it threatens to drive them apart.

THE FAITHFUL COUPLE confirms Miller as one of the most exciting and sophisticated novelists in the UK - someone who can tell a great story, with a sense of serious moral complexity. This is that rare bird: a literary novel with mass appeal as well as the potential to win prizes.Praise for SnowdropsA superlative portrait . . . Snowdrops displays a worldly confidence reminiscent of Robert Harris at his best - Financial TimesReads like Graham Greene on steroids . . . Miller's complex, gripping debut novel is undoubtedly the real thing - Daily MailIntoxicating . . . It will whirl you off your feet and set your moral compass spinning . . . A. D. Miller's sophisticated and many-layered debut novel skewers the relationship between victim and abuser, self-delusion and corruption, love and moral freefall - SpectatorA tremendously assured, cool, complex, slow-burn of a novelA chilling first novel about the slide from relative innocence into amorality. I love the honesty of the writingA. D. Miller studied literature at Cambridge and Princeton. His first novel, Snowdrops - a study in moral degradation set in modern Russia - was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, the James Tait Black Prize, the Los Angeles Times Book Awards, the CWA Gold Dagger and the Galaxy National Book Awards; it has been translated into 25 languages.

He is also the author of The Earl of Petticoat Lane, an acclaimed memoir of immigration, class, the Blitz and the underwear industry. A.D. Miller is Writer at Large for The Economist; he was formerly the magazine's Moscow Correspondent and Political Editor. He lives in London with his wife and children.A brilliantly clever and insightful novel that deals with the most universal of themes - friendship, and the way our past actions shape our lives - in a uniquely perceptive and memorable wayA. D. Miller's debut novel, Snowdrops, was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and tcm'd 135,000 paperbacks in the UK alone.One of Britain's finest novelists joins Little, Brown.Little, Brown's lead fiction title for 2015.


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And I Love You: Green Mountain Book 4

By Marie Force
From the creator of the beloved McCarthys of Gansett Island, comes more irresistible Vermont romance with the fourth in the Green Mountain series.The popular series from the New York Times bestselling author and creator of the beloved McCarthys of Gansett Island and thrilling Fatal series continues with the fourth Green Mountain novel. Fans of Bella Andre, Jill Shalvis and Kristen Proby will fall madly in love with the Abbotts and the heartwarming, sexy romance of the Green Mountain series.

As the oldest of the ten Abbott siblings, Hunter prides himself on his ability to solve other people's problems, but now he has a problem of his own - how to convince the woman of his dreams that his love is for keeps.

As the chief financial officer, Hunter Abbott manages the family's various business interests while 'fixing' things for the people he loves. But the one thing he can't fix is his undeniable attraction to Megan Kane. Instead, Hunter is prepared to do whatever it takes to show Megan that he's the man for her.

Megan's sister rocks her with the news that she and her husband are moving overseas, leaving Megan truly alone. With her sister - and her job at the diner - going away, Megan finds herself leaning on the sexy, button-down accountant who isn't afraid to lay it all on the line for her. But Megan has watched too many people she loves leave her. Can she risk her heart on Hunter?

Bonus Content: Featuring a brand new Green Mountain short story!

For more spellbinding Green Mountain romance, check out Your Love Is All I Need, Let Me Hold Your Hand and I Saw You Standing There.Headline2015Marie Force is the New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of more than twenty-five contemporary romances, including the Green Mountain series, the McCarthys of Gansett Island series, the Fatal series, the Treading Water series and numerous stand-alone books. While her husband was in the U.S. Navy, Marie lived in Spain, Maryland and Florida, and she is now settled in her home state of Rhode Island. She is the mother of two teenagers and two feisty dogs, Brandy and Louie.From the creator of the beloved McCarthys of Gansett Island, comes more irresistible Vermont romance with the fourth in the Green Mountain series.

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Taking You Home

By Helena Moursellas, Vikki Moursellas
Identical twins and 2014 'My Kitchen Rules' finalists Helena and Vikki Moursellas take you home to the simple Greek food they love to eat with their friends and family.Nothing tastes better than a home cooked meal - particularly when it's a recipe that's been handed down from generation to generation.

Helena and Vikki share their favourite recipes so that you can experience what it's like to eat at their Greek family table. From simple recipes for tzatziki and marinated olives, through to a beautifully slow-roasted pork belly and a twist on a classic Greek dessert like Sticky Baklava Fingers, this is a fresh new take on Greek family food. Each recipe is accompanied by a personal story and photos from the girls' own collection.

Let Helena and Vikki take you home to the food they love to eat.Hachette Australia2015Identical twins Helena and Vikki Moursellas were 2014 finalists on Channel 7's My Kitchen Rules. Their Greek family food won the hearts of the nation and made MKR history with the highest home kitchen score - watched by millions of Australians. Helena and Vikki live together in Melbourne.

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Find the girls on Facebook at twins and 2014 'My Kitchen Rules' finalists Helena and Vikki Moursellas take you home to the simple Greek food they love to eat with their friends and family.Helena and Vikki made MKR history with the highest ever home kitchen score.The girls will be sharing beautiful stories and photos from their family albums along with photos from their own travels to Greece.Both Helena and Vikki are very active on Instagram and have over 20,000 followers apiece,Beautifully illustrated with a contemporary feel for a new generation of home cooks.


The Longest Ride

By Nicholas Sparks
The bestselling novel behind the Hollywood blockbuster - in cinemas 2015An epic love story in the tradition of his beloved first novel, The Notebook, Nicholas Sparks returns with this unexpected and profound love story of two couples.

Two couples. Two love stories. One epic tale . . .

Ninety-one-year-old Ira Levinson is in trouble. Struggling to stay conscious after a car crash, with his mind fading, an image of his adored - and long-dead - wife Ruth appears. Urging him to hang on, she lovingly recounts the joys and sorrows of their life together - how they met, the dark days of WWII and its unrelenting effect on their families.

A few miles away, college student Sophia Danko's life is about to change. Recovering from a break-up, she meets the young, rugged Luke and is thrown into a world far removed from her privileged school life. Sophia sees a new and tantalising future for herself, but Luke is keeping a secret that could destroy it all.

Ira and Ruth. Sophia and Luke. Two couples, separated by years and experience, whose lives are about to converge in the most unexpected - and shocking - of ways.

The new love story from the multi-million-copy bestselling author of The Notebook, The Lucky One and The Best of Me. Nicholas Sparks is one of the world's most beloved authors.Little Brown2015With over eighty-five million copies of his books sold, Nicholas Sparks is one of the world's most beloved storytellers. His novels include twelve No. 1 New York Times bestsellers. All Nicholas Sparks' books have been international bestsellers and have been translated into more than forty languages. Ten of his novels have been adapted into major films: The Longest Ride, The Best of Me, Safe Haven, The Lucky One, The Last Song, Dear John, Nights in Rodanthe, Message in a Bottle, A Walk to Remember and The Notebook.

Nicholas Sparks lives in North Carolina with his wife and family. You can visit him and sign up for the Nicholas Sparks eNewsletter at, and follow him on Twitter: @NicholasSparks.The bestselling novel behind the Hollywood blockbuster - in cinemas 2015The Longest Ride set to be a massive Hollywood film in spring 2015 - the 10th Sparks novel to be made into a film. Fox 2000 acquired film rights in a heated auctionUK sales of 20k of The Longest Ride TCM HB/TPB/ebook since September 2013; large-scale marketing campaign will support paperback publication July 2014Film will star Oona Chaplin (The Hour, Game of Thrones, The Crimson Field) and Clint Eastwood's son, Scott Eastwood (Flags of Our Fathers, Gran Torino)Nicholas Sparks is the bestselling author of all your favourite movies: The Best of Me (Oct 2014), Safe Haven, The Lucky One, The Last Song, Dear John, Nights in Rodanthe, Message in a Bottle, A Walk to Remember and The NotebookOver 1.2 million Nicholas Sparks (physical) novels sold in the UK alone, and twelve No. 1 New York Times bestsellers


One of Us

By Asne Seierstad
In the tradition of Truman Capote's classic In Cold Blood, a powerful and gripping depiction of a crime and its aftermath.On 22 July 2011 Anders Behring Breivik killed 77 of his fellow Norwegians in a terrorist atrocity that shocked the world. Many were teenagers, just beginning their adult lives. In the devastating aftermath, the inevitable questions began. How could this happen? Why did it happen? And who was Anders Breivik?

Asne Seierstad was uniquely placed to explore these questions. An award-winning foreign correspondent, she had spent years writing about people caught up in violent conflict. Now, for the first time, she was being asked to write about her home country.

Based on extensive testimonies and interviews, One of Us is the definitive account of the massacres and the subsequent trial.

But more than that, it is the compelling story of Anders Breivik and a select group of his victims. A picture emerges of a killer - isolated, awkward, with a strange and troubled childhood. And on the other side, we come to know fascinating, dazzling young people such as Simon Saebo and Bano Rashid, eager to contribute to their society. As we follow the path to their inevitable collision, it becomes clear just what was lost in that one day.

A gripping, shattering and vital book, One of Us is the story of a massacre and a study of evil. But it is also a story about community versus isolation, hope versus rejection, love versus bigotry - and a powerful memorial to those who lost their lives.The author takes a novelistic approach but this is journalism at its very best ... undoubtedly Seierstad's most powerful narrative to date - Sunday TimesScrupulously researched . . . Seierstad has a remarkable eye for the haunting detail, particularly of empathy, and of grief - Mail on SundayA chilling portrait of a killer . . . Seierstad is a brilliant investigative reporter . . . her book is a psychiatric case history, as well as a close look at Norwegian society, not least by paying as much attention to Breivik's victims, as to their murderer - GuardianWhat emerges as Seierstad - a precise, distinguished war reporter and author of The Bookseller of Kabul - pieces together the evidence from police and court transcripts, from survivors, from Breivik's mother, is in part a more literary version of The Day of the Jackal - The TimesAn astonishing piece of work . . . One of Us looks straight at horror and doesn't flinch: it is classic reporting. We've been diverting ourselves so much recently with crime fiction making play with the eruption of evil into the apparently harmonious societies of Scandinavia. This is the real thing, beyond any novelist's imagining. We need to take note - Evening StandardAsne Seierstad was born in 1970 and studied Russian, Spanish and the History of Philosophy at Oslo University. An internationally bestselling author, she has also received numerous awards for her journalism. She worked as a correspondent in Russia between 1993 and 1996 and in China in 1997. Between 1998 and 2000 she covered the Balkans, including the war in Kosovo, for Norwegian television. In 2000 she published her first book, With their Backs to the World: Portraits from Serbia.

After September 11th 2001 she went to Afghanistan, reporting for a number of major Scandinavian newspapers. The following year she went back to live with an Afghan family and wrote The Bookseller of Kabul, which was first published in English in 2003. It became an international bestseller, selling over two million copies. The paperback edition remained in the Sunday Times top ten for over a year.

In spring 2003 Asne Seierstad reported on the war in Iraq from Baghdad and later released A Hundred and One Days: A Baghdad Journal. In 2009 she wrote her critically acclaimed book about life in Chechnya, The Angel of Grozny.

Following the atrocities in Oslo and Utoya in July 2011, she attended the trial of Anders Breivik and wrote several articles about the atrocities and their aftermath for Norwegian and international newspapers. She then began work on One of Us, which became a European bestseller.

All of Asne Seierstad's books are published by Virago. She is currently working on a book about Libya and the aftermath of Gaddafi.In the tradition of Truman Capote's classic In Cold Blood, a powerful and gripping depiction of a crime and its aftermath.sne Seierstad is uniquely placed to write the definitive account of this shocking but important storyWe have sold 780,000 net copies of The Bookseller of Kabul and it was a bestseller around the worldThe author is a highly distinguished and experienced foreign correspondentA European bestseller


If She Did It

By Jessica Treadway
A haunting, riveting novel about what it means to be a parent and face who your child really is. If you enjoyed We Need to Talk About Kevin you must read this book.What if you began to suspect your child of an unspeakable crime?

When Dawn introduces her family to her new boyfriend, Rud, they hide their unsettled feelings because they're glad that Dawn, always an awkward child, seems to have finally blossomed.

Then Dawn's parents are savagely beaten in their own bed, and though Hanna survives, Rud stands trial for Joe's murder. Claiming her boyfriend's innocence, Dawn initially estranges herself from everyone she knows, but when Rud wins an appeal, Dawn returns home saying she wants to support her mother.

Hanna knows that if she could only remember the details of that traumatic night, she could ensure her husband's murderer remains in jail. But Hanna hadn't realised that those memories may cause her to question everything she thought she knew about her daughter...A stunning exploration of a family's devastating loss - Booklist on And Give You PeaceMs Treadway's stories reveal a writer with an unsparing bent for the truth - New York Times Book Review(A) novel about family, emotional wounds and blind love... Treadway's book is an excellent exploration of the agony that often accompanies parenthood - Kirkus ReviewsTreadway paints a devastating portrait of a family torn apart from both the outside and within. - Publishers WeeklyAn intricately plotted psychological thriller...the story of a mother trying to figure out what happened to her family and why. - Chicago TribuneJessica Treadway is a novelist and short-story writer interested primarily in the psychological lives of characters who may be hiding things from themselves. A former news reporter for United Press International, she published her first book of stories in 1992, followed by her first novel in 2001 and a second collection, winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction, in 2010. Most of her work is realistic fiction about families. Jessica is a professor of creative writing at Emerson College in Boston.A haunting, riveting novel about what it means to be a parent and face who your child really is. If you enjoyed We Need to Talk About Kevin you must read this book.A Superlead title for Sphere, pre-empted in a global deal with Grand Central PublishingFaces serious domestic issues head-on, as per The Husband's Secret (Liane Moriarty) and We Need to Talk About KevinPerfect book-club read, tackling issues that concern every parent such as do you really know your own child?Supported by a creative marketing and publicity campaign


Motherless Child

By Paul Scott
The definitive biography of Eric Clapton.Timed for release around Clapton's 70th birthday, MOTHERLESS CHILD will be the ultimate celebration and definitive biography of one of the most influential musicians alive today.

From the 1960s graffiti proclaiming 'Clapton is God', to his seminal work in supergroup Cream and his phenomenally successful solo career, Eric Clapton has achieved the status of bona fide living legend and enduring icon.

Now in his sixth decade in the music business, he occupies an exulted position at the pinnacle of the rock world thanks to songs like Layla, Wonderful Tonight and Tears In Heaven, and for many is considered the greatest guitarist who ever lived.

This book will chart his rise to stardom in the 60s and his unparalleled success since walking out of the Yardbirds as a 20-year-old to follow his chosen path of the blues with John Mayall's Bluesbreakers and later with Jack Bruce and Ginger Baker in supergroup Cream, as well as his successful solo career. However, his success has come at a price.

Once a happy well-adjusted boy, the young Clapton was devastated by the realisation at the age of nine that the woman he thought was his sister was in fact his mother, and that the couple he thought were his parents were his maternal grandparents. His treatment by his mother was also to shape his future turbulent relationships with the women in his life, including his failed first marriage to model Pattie Boyd, who was married to Clapton's close friend George Harrison when he fell for her. Motherless Child also chronicles his battles with the demons of drugs and alcohol, his successful journey to sobriety, and examines his legacy as one of the most influential musicians of his generation.

This is essential reading for any Clapton fan.Paul Scott writes regularly for the Entertainment section of the Daily Mail. He is also the author of biographies of Robbie Williams and Gary Barlow.The definitive biography of Eric Clapton.Published to coincide with Eric Clapton's 70th birthdayAnswers the questions left by his own autobiographyClapton is a global star, having sold 79 million albums worldwide

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By Pierre Lemaitre, Pierre Lemaitre, Lemaitre, Pierre
The gripping final chapter of the bestselling Camille Verhoeven trilogyAnne Forestier finds herself in the wrong place at the wrong time when she is trapped in the middle of a bank robbery. Shot three times, she is lucky to survive - and morbidly unlucky to remember the face of her assailant.

Followed home from her hospital bed, Anne is in grave danger. But one thing stands in her favour - a dangerously vengeful partner, carrying the scars of devastating loss, who will break all the rules to protect the woman he loves: Commandant Camille Verhoeven.

Following the horror of Ir ne and the thrills of Alex, Camille is the heart-stopping final chapter of Lemaitre's multi-award-winning trilogy, soon to be the subject of a major American film. Drawn once again into a labyrinthine web with answers ever out of reach, Camille must draw on all his talent to face an enemy who threatens everything he holds dear.Moves from read-as-fast-as-you-can horror to an intricately plotted race to a dark truth - Alison Flood, Observer.Grippingly original . . . It enthrals at every stage of its unpredictability - Marcel Berlins, The TimesQuirky, brutal and not for the faint-hearted, it is crime fiction of the highest class - Geoffrey Wansell, Daily MailPierre Lemaitre was born in Paris in 1956. He worked for many years as a teacher of literature and now devotes his time to writing novels and screenplays. In 2013 he was awarded the Prix Goncourt, France's most prestigious literary award, for Au revoir l -haut.The gripping final chapter of the bestselling Camille Verhoeven trilogyALEX was a winner of the C.W.A. International DaggerA cat-and-mouse thriller and personal drama bringing together characters from across the trilogyPierre Lemaitre was awarded the 2012 Prix Goncourt, France's most prestigious literary awardPrevious title in series: IRENE (9780857052896, C Fmt, 03/14)