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  • A Song for the Dark Times

    The Brand New Must-Read Rebus Thriller

    by Ian Rankin ...
    From the iconic Number One bestseller Ian Rankin, comes one of the must-read books of the year: A SONG FOR THE DARK TIMES'Genius ... Only great novels capture the spirit of the age. This is one of them.'THE TIMES* * * * *'He's gone...'When his daughter Samantha calls in the dead of night, John Rebus knows it's not good news. Her husband has been missing for two day... ... Read more

    £0.99

  • Nemesis

    A new gripping British thriller full of action and adventure

    series Michael Bale #1
    Mickey Bale, a Met close protection officer, wants revenge on the mafia family who killed his sister. First in a gripping British thriller series from Anthony Riches.'Nemesis is a full-throttle adventure' ANDY McNAB'Fast-moving ... The Bill meets Jack Reacher' THE TIMES Thriller of the MonthThey killed his sister. Now he'll kill them all.Mickey Bale is an elite close protection officer. That's why ... Read more

    £0.99

  • Trust Me

    The biggest thriller of the summer from the million copy selling author of THE HOLIDAY and THE CATCH

    by T.M. Logan ...
    The intensely gripping Sunday Times bestseller, from the author of The Catch and Richard & Judy pick The Holiday.'Thriller of the year? This is the thriller of the decade' My Weekly'Everything you want from a thriller, and more' Lesley Kara________________________________________________________________________________________TWO STRANGERS.... ... Read more

    £7.19

  • Jailhouse Lawyer

    Two brand-new legal thrillers in one book - from the authors of Juror No. 3.Justice in a small town can be hard to come by - especially when the judges, jailers and jury all know each other.In picture-perfect Erva, Alabama, the most serious crimes are misdemeanours. Speeding tickets. Shoplifting. Contempt of court.Then why is the jail so crowded? And why are so few prisoners released? There's only ... Read more

    £4.99

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  • A Life of Crime: The Memoirs of a High Court Judge

    by Harry Ognall ...
    A frank and witty memoir of life at the Bar and on the Bench, from former High Court Judge The Hon. Sir Harry Ognall.For many years, Harry Ognall enjoyed a formidable reputation as an advocate at the criminal Bar. As counsel, and later as judge, he was involved in numerous high-profile trials, both in Britain and abroad.Among many cases as a QC, he prosecuted Peter Sutcliffe, the so-called ... Read more

    £0.99

  • The Lucky Eight

    A gripping and unputdownable crime thriller

    by Sheila Bugler ...
    When the plane crashed, 160 people perished. Now someone is killing off the survivors.Five years ago, a horrific airline disaster made headlines around the world. On the anniversary of the fatal crash, a number of those who were spared gather to mark the occasion. By morning, Nick Gilbert, a celebrity chef and one of the party, lies dead. Detective Rachel Lewis leads the investigation and within ... Read more

    £1.99

  • Summer Kisses at Mermaids Point

    Escape to the seaside this summer with bestselling author Sarah Bennett

    by Sarah Bennett ...
    series Mermaids Point #1
    'A deliciously warm, welcoming, fun contemporary read and just perfect for a summer's day.' ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐'Sarah Bennett always keeps me entertained from the very first page' ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐Laurie Morgan runs a café in the small seaside community of Mermaids Point, named after the beauties rumoured to live in the waters a few miles off the top of the point. When a hazy image is posted online of what appears to be a ... Read more

    £0.99

  • Trans

    When Ideology Meets Reality

    by Helen Joyce ...
    'A tour de force.' Evening StandardKnowing more has never meant more.Gender identity ideology is about more than twitter storms and using the right pronouns. In just ten years, laws, company policies, school and university curricula, sport, medical protocols, and the media have been reshaped to privilege self-declared gender identity over biological sex.People are being shamed and silenced for ... Read more

    £8.99

  • In Black and White

    A Young Barrister's Story of Race and Class in a Broken Justice System

    **NOW WITH NEW AFTERWORD AND READING GROUP QUESTIONS**'An absolute triumph; a compelling and courageous memoir forcing the legal profession to confront uncomfortable truths about race and class. Alexandra Wilson is a bold and vital voice. This is a book that urgently needs to be read by everyone inside, and outside, the justice system.' THE SECRET BARRISTER'A riveting book in the best tradition of ... Read more

    £0.99

  • Hide And Seek

    by Ian Rankin ...
    series A Rebus Novel
    The second Inspector Rebus novel from the No.1 bestselling author of A SONG FOR THE DARK TIMES.'Ian Rankin is a genius' Lee ChildA junkie lies dead in an Edinburgh squat, spreadeagled, cross-like on the floor, between two burned-down candles, a five-pointed star daubed on the wall above.Just another dead addict - until John Rebus begins to chip away at the indifference, treachery, deceit and ... Read more

    £4.99

  • The Night Fire

    A Ballard and Bosch Thriller

    SOME CRIMES LIGHT A FIRE THAT NEVER GOES OUT...'One of the most eagerly awaited books of the year.'The i newspaper, Best Crime Books for 2019'There's something for everyone in this jam-packed plot'New York Times* * * * *A JUDGE MURDERED IN A CITY PARKMickey Haller, the Lincoln Lawyer,... ... Read more

    £4.99

  • Perversion of Justice: The Jeffrey Epstein Story

    Dauntless journalist Julie K. Brown recounts her uncompromising and risky investigation of Jeffrey Epstein's underage sex trafficking operation, and the explosive reporting for the Miami Herald that finally brought him to justice while exposing the powerful people and broken system that protected him.For many years, billionaire Jeffrey Epstein's penchant for teenage girls was an open secret in the ... Read more

    £9.99

  • The Book of Trespass

    Crossing the Lines that Divide Us

    by Nick Hayes ...
    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERA GUARDIAN, I AND SPECTATOR BOOK OF THE YEARSHORTLISTED FOR THE CWA GOLD DAGGER FOR NON-FICTION 2021'Brilliant, passionate and political . . . The Book of Trespass will make you see landscapes differently' Robert Macfarlane'A remarkable and truly radical work, loaded with resonant truths' George Monbiot</p... ... Read more

    £5.79

  • How To Be Right

    … in a world gone wrong

    by James O'Brien ...
    The voice of reason in a world that won’t shut up.The Sunday Times BestsellerWinner of the Parliamentary Book AwardsEvery day, James O’Brien listens to people blaming hard-working immigrants for stealing their jobs while scrounging benefits, and pointing their fingers at the EU and feminists for destroying Britain. But what makes James’s daily LBC show such essential listening – and has made James ... Read more

    £3.99

  • The Governor: My Life Inside Britain’s Most Notorious Prisons

    by Vanessa Frake ...
    THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLERAs seen on This MorningBack in the day, I was Governor of Security and Operations for HMP Wormwood Scrubs. If you’re easily shocked or offended, you best look away now…Having worked for 16 years in a high-security women’s prison dealing with the likes of Rosemary West and Myra Hindley, Vanessa Frake thought she’d seen it all. That was until she was transferred to ... Read more

    £3.99

  • The Prenup

    The 'sweet, sassy, sparkling' smash-hit rom-com, guaranteed to make you smile!

    by Lauren Layne ...
    The feel-good romantic comedy hit! Perfect for fans of Sophie Kinsella, Lindsey Kelk and Sophie Ranald**.**Readers can't stop raving about The Prenup!'Sweet, sassy, sparkling!''My absolute favourite''A perfect easy-reading, cheer-you-up, read''Lauren's books take you... ... Read more

    £0.99

  • In Your Defence

    True Stories of Life and Law

    'As thrilling as a detective novel.' The Times'Powerful, moving and often captivating.' Financial Times'A compelling read for anyone who cares about fairness, justice and humanity.' ObserverThe Sunday Times bestseller___Sarah Langford is a barrister. Her job is to stand in court representing the mad and the bad, the vulnerable, the heartbroken and the hopeful. She must become their voi... ... Read more

    £1.99

  • Finding Love at Mermaid Terrace

    an utterly heartwarming, feel good spring romance

    by Kate Forster ...
    Love comes when you least expect it...Tressa Buckland likes her quiet life in Port Lowdy, with its cobbled streets and colourful terraced houses overlooking the sea. Her job at the local paper allows her to pursue her art in her free time, with no one but her tabby cat Ginger Pickles to mind her in Mermaid Terrace. But then the owner of the paper is called away on an emergency, and it's up to ... Read more

    £0.99

  • Daring Greatly

    How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead

    by Brené Brown ...
    **Now on Netflix as The Call to Courage******'She's so good, Bren**é Brown, at finding the language to articulate collective feeling' Dolly AldertonEvery time we are faced with change, no matter how great or small, we also face risk. We feel uncertain and exposed. We feel vulnerable. Most of us try to fight those feelings - or feel guilt for feeling them in the first place.In a powerful new vision ... Read more

    £5.99

  • Falling

    the most thrilling blockbuster read of the summer

    by T. J. Newman ...
    ‘Amazing . . . Intense suspense, shocks and scares plus chilling insider authenticity make this one very special’ LEE CHILD'FALLING is the best kind of thriller (for me as a reader anyway). Characters you care deeply about. Nonstop, totally authentic suspense' JAMES PATTERSON‘Attention, please: T. J. Newman has written the perfect thriller! GILLIAN FLYNN, #1 bestselling author of Gone GirlYou just ... Read more

    £8.99

  • An Ugly Truth

    Inside Facebook's Battle for Domination

    'The ultimate takedown' New York Times**'**The problem of Facebook is Zuckerberg. And the question posed by this splendid book is: what are we going to do about him?' Observer'A comprehensive account . . . drawn from first-hand testimonies. Thoroughly engaging' The Times'What marks this book out is how it gets under the corporate b... ... Read more

    £10.99

  • Under a Spitfire Sky

    A heartwarming and romantic WW2 saga

    by Ellie Curzon ...
    Can they find love in the darkest days of war?It's 1944, and Florence is a talented engineer in the Women's Auxiliary Air Force, patching up planes to make sure that the brave Spitfire pilots of Cottisbourne airbase return safely day after day.When she befriends the new squadron leader - shy, handsome Siegfried - it seems that romance might blossom under the war-torn skies. But Florence is nursing ... Read more

    £0.99

  • One Eye Open

    2021's must-read standalone from the Sunday Times bestseller!

    by Paul Finch ...
    If the lies don't kill you, the truth willAn electrifying, high-octane thrill ride; the new must-read standalone from a Sunday Times bestseller. Dark, gritty and always at the edge of your seat, this unforgettable new outing from master storyteller, Paul Finch, will appeal to fans of Peter James, Mark Billingham and Angela Marsons.*********************************... ... Read more

    £2.99

  • Storm of Steel

    A gripping, action-packed historical thriller

    series The Bernicia Chronicles #6
    AD 643. Anglo-Saxon Britain. A gripping, action-packed historical thriller and the sixth instalment in the Bernicia Chronicles.Heading south to lands he once considered his home, Beobrand is plunged into a dark world of piracy and slavery when an old friend enlists his help to recover a kidnapped girl.Embarking onto the wind-tossed seas, Beobrand pursues his quarry with single-minded tenacity. But ... Read more

    £3.39