Watch as Anne Elliot reunites with Frederick Wentworth, whose proposal she rejected eight years ago for fear of compromising herself by marrying a young officer at the beginning of his career, poor and with an uncertain future.
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Le jeune Jim Hawkins se retrouve embarqué dans une folle aventure lorsqu'il découvre une mystérieuse carte au trésor dans les affaires d'un vieux marin séjournant à l'auberge de ses parents. Il se lance alors dans une chasse au trésor à bord de l'Hispaniola, en compagnie d'un équipage haut en couleur:le cuisinier unijambiste Long John Silver, l'intègre capitaine Smollett ou encore le rassurant docteur Livesey. Mais l'expédition s'avère périlleuse...L'Île au trésor est un grand roman d'aventures, devenu un classique de la littérature anglaise.
THE BRAND NEW romance from the Sunday Times Number One Bestselling Author... ''The queen of uplifting, feel good romance'' AJ PEARCE ''Effortlessly lovable, warm and fun'' CLOSER ''Katie Fforde is on sparkling form'' INDEPENDENT ''Top-drawer romantic escapism'' DAILY MAIL ________________________ Late summer, 1963 Fresh from London and a recent cookery course, Alexandra has always loved a challenge . Which is why she now finds herself standing outside an imposing chateau in Provence. Waiting for her inside is three silent, rather hostile children who are to be her charges for the next month. They will soon be more friendly, she tells herself. All they need is some fun, good food and an English education. Far more of a challenge though is their father - an impossibly good looking French count with whom she is rapidly falling in love . . . ________________________ Readers love Katie Fforde . . . ''Thoroughly enjoyable!'' ''A feel-good story you can curl up with'' ''Beautifully written'' ''The perfect book to relax with'' ''An absolutely blissful read!''
B>b>From the New York Times bestselling author of The Love Hypothesis comes a new STEMinist rom-com in which a scientist is forced to work on a project with her nemesis--with explosive results./b>/b>br>br>Like an avenging, purple-haired Jedi bringing balance to the mansplained universe, Bee Königswasser lives by a simple code: What would Marie Curie do? If NASA offered her the lead on a neuroengineering project--a literal dream come true after years scraping by on the crumbs of academia--Marie would accept without hesitation. Duh. But the mother of modern physics never had to co-lead with Levi Ward.br> br> Sure, Levi is attractive in a tall, dark, and piercing-eyes kind of way. And sure, he caught her in his powerfully corded arms like a romance novel hero when she accidentally damseled in distress on her first day in the lab. But Levi made his feelings toward Bee very clear in grad school--archenemies work best employed in their own galaxies far, far away.br> br> Now, her equipment is missing, the staff is ignoring her, and Bee finds her floundering career in somewhat of a pickle. Perhaps its her occipital cortex playing tricks on her, but Bee could swear she can see Levi softening into an ally, backing her plays, seconding her ideasdevouring her with those eyes. And the possibilities have all her neurons firing. But when it comes time to actually make a move and put her heart on the line, theres only one question that matters: What will Bee Königswasser do?
FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF EXPECTATIONbr>_________________________________________br>br>I see you. Inside the cage you have been given. The cage you have made. The cages we have all madebr>br>It''s 2020 and an Englishwoman is journeying with her husband and young daughter to the white rock off the coast of Mexico, to give thanks for the birth of their child, even as her faith in her marriage - and the future itself - is unravelling.br>br>It is 1969 and a singer, on the run from the law, from his rabid fans and from an America burning with the fever of the Vietnam War, washes up in a hotel at the edge of Mexico, hoping to lose - and maybe find - himself.br>br>In the first years of the Twentieth Century, a girl and her sister are torn from their homeland and taken by force to the coast. As their future is recast in the name of progress and power, she turns to the stories of her people to keep them alive.br>br>And in 1775 a young Lieutenant of the Spanish line, preparing to set sail from the White Rock to continue the conquest of the Pacific coast, appears to lose his grip on reality, with far-reaching and fatal consequences ...br>br>The White Rock is a breathtaking novel of lives echoing through time, of the many forms of violence and love, and what happens when the stories we have lived by can no longer keep us safe.br>__________________________________br>br>PRAISE FOR ANNA HOPEbr>br>''Profoundly intelligent and humane.'' Guardianbr>br>''Thoughtful, beautifully written, honest. A sensual book.'' Marian Keyes on Expectation>
A GUARDIAN BEST FICTION PICK OF 2021 ''Serious novels are rarely this fun'' The Times ''A gift'' Guardian ''Buoyant with humanity'' Daily Mail ''Worth the seven year wait'' Stylist When everything is lost, it''s our stories that survive How do we weather the end of things? Cloud Cuckoo Land brings together an unforgettable cast of dreamers and outsiders from past, present and future to offer a vision of survival against all odds.
Constantinople, 1453: An orphaned seamstress and a cursed boy with a love for animals risk everything on opposite sides of a city wall to protect the people they love.
An impoverished, idealistic kid seeks revenge on a world that''s crumbling around him. Can he go through with it when a gentle old man stands between him and his plans?
Unknown, Sometime in the Future:
With her tiny community in peril, Konstance is the last hope for the human race. To find a way forward, she must look to the oldest stories of all for guidance.
Bound together by a single ancient text, these tales interweave to form a tapestry of solace and resilience and a celebration of storytelling itself. Like its predecessor All the Light We Cannot See , Anthony Doerr''s new novel is a tale of hope and of profound human connection.
Septembre 1812. Napoléon, maître de l'Europe, part à la conquête de la Russie avec 600.000 hommes. Il entre dans Moscou sans résistance, conquérant au sommet de sa gloire ... et tout s'effondre. Second tome de la trilogie traduit en anglais.
Moscou est aux mains des Français, mais une grande partie de la ville a brûlé, et elle a été vidée de ses réserves de nourriture, fourrage et vêtements chauds. Alors que l'hiver arrive, et contre l'avis de ses conseillers, Napoléon s'entête à rester sur place, persuadé que le Tsar ne tardera pas à se rendre. Mais soldats et civils souffrent de plus en plus de faim et de froid, et les terribles Cosaques harcèlent les troupes parties trouver du ravitaillement ...
**THE NO.1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR** Murder. Assassination. Revenge. Discover the first short story collection from the King of Scandi Crime. Meet a detective on the trail of a man suspected of murdering his twin; a hired assassin facing his greatest adversary; and two passengers meeting by chance on a plane, spelling romance or something far more sinister. In his first ever collection of short stories, this master of crime delivers a gripping, edge-of-your seat read that you won''t be able to put down. *JO NESBO HAS SOLD OVER 50 MILLION BOOKS WORLDWIDE* PRAISE FOR JO NESBO: ''A storyteller with few equals'' Daily Express ''The king of Scandicrime'' Financial Times ''Deliciously dark'' Heat ''Nightmare-inducing and terrific'' The Times READERS LOVE JO NESBO: ***** ''Intriguing, mysterious, full of suspense'' Netgalley reader ***** ''To say I couldn''t put it down is an understatement...'' Netgalley reader ***** ''A great read with plenty of twists and surprises'' Netgalley read
Once again, Commissario Guido Brunetti is willing to bend police rules for an acquaintance, even though Elisabetta Foscarini, the woman who asks the favour, is not really a friend. But her mother was good to Brunetti''s, so he feels he has no choice but to repay the debt and agrees to look into the matter ''privately'', rather than as a police official. Her son-in-law has alarmed his wife by telling her they might be in danger because of something he''s involved with. Because Enrico Fenzo is an accountant, Brunetti suspects that the likely reason must be the finances of one of his clients. Brunetti takes a look and finds little: one client is an optician, another Fenzo`s father-in-law, whom he helped establish a charity, another the owner of a restaurant. He is about to tell his friend that he can find no reason for preoccupation when her daughter''s place of work is vandalised, forcing Brunetti to turn his attention - still ''private'' - to Elisabetta''s own family. What he discovers shows the Janus-faced nature of yet another Italian institution as well as the wobbly line that attempts to differentiate between the criminal and the non-criminal.
From the author of the Goodreads Choice Award winner The Spanish Love Deception, the eagerly anticipated follow-up featuring Rosie Graham and Lucas Martín, who are forced to share a New York apartment. Rosie Graham has a problem. A few, actually. She just quit her well paid job to focus on her secret career as a romance writer. She hasnt told her family and now has terrible writers block. Then, the ceiling of her New York apartment literally crumbles on her. Luckily she has her best friend Linas spare key while shes out of town. But Rosie doesnt know that Lina has already lent her apartment to her cousin Lucas, who Rosie has been stalking--for lack of a better word--on Instagram for the last few months. Lucas seems intent on coming to her rescue like a Spanish knight in shining armour. Only this one strolls around the place in a towel, has a distracting grin, and an irresistible accent. Oh, and he cooks. Lucas offers to let Rosie stay with him, at least until she can find some affordable temporary housing. And then he proposes an outrageous experiment to bring back her literary muse and meet her deadline: Hell take her on a series of experimental dates meant to jump-start her romantic inspiration. Rosie has nothing to lose. Her silly, online crush is totally under control--but Lucass time in New York has an expiration date, and six weeks may not be enough, for either her or her deadline.
***THE SUNDAY TIMES THRILLER OF THE MONTH*** ''Besides the usual Grisham virtues of an arresting idea, polished plotting and vivid social snapshots, what''s impressive here is his willingness to take on fresh challenges'' THE SUNDAY TIMES Nonstop suspense from the Sunday Times bestselling author: Investigator Lacy Stoltz follows the trail of a serial killer, and closes in on a shocking suspect - a sitting judge. In The Whistler , Lacy Stoltz investigated a corrupt judge who was taking millions in bribes from a crime syndicate. She put the criminals away, but only after being attacked and nearly killed. Three years later, and approaching forty, she is tired of her work for the Florida Board on Judicial Conduct and ready for a change. Then she meets a mysterious woman who is so frightened she uses a number of aliases. Jeri Crosby''s father was murdered twenty years earlier in a case that remains unsolved and that has grown stone cold. But Jeri has a suspect whom she has become obsessed with and has stalked for two decades. Along the way, she has discovered other victims. Suspicions are easy enough, but proof seems impossible. The man is brilliant, patient, and always one step ahead of law enforcement. He is the most cunning of all serial killers. He knows forensics, police procedure, and most important: he knows the law. He is a judge, in Florida - under Lacy''s jurisdiction. He has a list, with the names of his victims and targets, all unsuspecting people unlucky enough to have crossed his path and wronged him in some way. How can Lacy pursue him, without becoming the next name on his list? The Judge''s List is by any measure John Grisham''s most surprising, chilling novel yet. ''The shocks come thick and fast in this slick thriller that is impossible to put down'' THE SUN '' An excellent nail-bitingly tense thriller'' IRISH INDEPENDENT 350+ million copies, 45 languages, 9 blockbuster films: NO ONE WRITES DRAMA LIKE JOHN GRISHAM
Pre-order today. The brand new novel from million-copy bestselling author Cecelia Ahern.
Five people . Five chances. One woman''s search for happiness.
Allegra Bird''s arms are scattered with freckles, a gift from her beloved father. But despite her nickname, Freckles has never been able to join all the dots. So when a stranger tells her that everyone is the average of the five people they spend the most time with, it opens up something deep inside.
The trouble is, Freckles doesn''t know if she has five people. And if not, what does that say about her? She''s left her unconventional father and her friends behind for a bold new life in Dublin, but she''s still an outsider.
Now, in a quest to understand, she must find not one but five people who shape her - and who will determine her future.
Told in Allegra''s vivid, original voice, moving from modern Dublin to the fierce Atlantic coast, this is an unforgettable story of human connection, of friendship, and of growing into your own skin.
Acclaim for Cecelia Ahern:
''Cleverly constructed, full of flavour and moving '' Daily Mail ''Touching, full of humour ... life-affirming . Ahern writes with honesty and empathy'' Irish Times ''As this gorgeous novel illuminates, life goes on, even in the wake of loss'' Nicholas Sparks, bestselling author of The Notebook ''Beautiful and unexpected ... both thought-provoking and life-affirming '' Sunday Express ''Witty, provocative ... it''s time to recognise Cecelia Ahern as one of our finest writers '' John Boyne, bestselling author of The Heart''s Invisible Furies
B>b>NO. 1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From the author of Small Great Things and The Book of Two Ways comes a powerfully evocative story of resilience and the triumph of the human spirit (Taylor Jenkins Reid, author of The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo and Daisy Jones & The Six)/b> /b>br>br>b>Rights sold to Netflix for adaptation as a feature film Named one of the best books of the year by She Reads/b>br>br>Diana OToole is perfectly on track. She will be married by thirty, done having kids by thirty-five, and move out to the New York City suburbs, all while climbing the professional ladder in the cutthroat art auction world. Shes an associate specialist at Sothebys now, but her boss has hinted at a promotion if she can close a deal with a high-profile client. Shes not engaged just yet, but she knows her boyfriend, Finn, a surgical resident, is about to propose on their romantic getaway to the Galápagos--days before her thirtieth birthday. Right on time.br>br>But then a virus that felt worlds away has appeared in the city, and on the eve of their departure, Finn breaks the news: Its all hands on deck at the hospital. He has to stay behind. You should still go, he assures her, since it would be a shame for all of their nonrefundable trip to go to waste. And so, reluctantly, she goes.br>br>Almost immediately, Dianas dream vacation goes awry. Her luggage is lost, the Wi-Fi is nearly nonexistent, and the hotel theyd booked is shut down due to the pandemic. In fact, the whole island is now under quarantine, and she is stranded until the borders reopen. Completely isolated, she must venture beyond her comfort zone. Slowly, she carves out a connection with a local family when a teenager with a secret opens up to Diana, despite her fathers suspicion of outsiders.br>br>In the Galápagos Islands, where Darwins theory of evolution by natural selection was formed, Diana finds herself examining her relationships, her choices, and herself--and wondering if when she goes home, she too will have evolved into someone completely different.
Set centuries before the events in A Song of Ice and Fire,FIRE AND BLOOD is the definitive history of the Targaryens in Westerosas told by Archmaester Gyldayn, chronicling the conquest that united the Seven Kingdoms under Targaryen rule through to the Dance of the Dragons: the Targaryen civil war that nearly ended their dynasty forever.
The thrilling history of the Targaryens comes to life in this masterly work by the author of A Song of Ice and Fire, the inspiration for HBO''s Game of Thrones .
With all the fire and fury fans have come to expect from internationally bestselling author George R.R. Martin, this is the first volume of the definitive two-part history of the Targaryens in Westeros.
Centuries before the events of A Game of Thrones , House Targaryen - the only family of dragonlords to survive the Doom of Valyria - took up residence on Dragonstone. Fire and Blood begins their tale with the legendary Aegon the Conqueror, creator of the Iron Throne, and goes on to recount the generations of Targaryens who fought to hold that iconic seat, all the way up to the civil war that nearly tore their dynasty apart.
What really happened during the Dance of the Dragons? Why was it so deadly to visit Valyria after the Doom? What were Maegor the Cruel''s worst crimes? What was it like in Westeros when dragons ruled the skies? These are but a few of the questions answered in this essential chronicle, as related by a learned maester of the Citadel, and featuring more than eighty all-new black-and-white illustrations by artist Doug Wheatley.
With all the scope and grandeur of Gibbon''s The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire , Fire and Blood is the ultimate game of thrones, giving readers a whole new appreciation for the dynamic, often bloody, and always fascinating history of Westeros.
The Talbots are having one last party at their family home. But Effie hasn''t been invited . . . Effie''s still not over her parents splitting up a year ago and her dad and his new girlfriend are posting photos everywhere (with the hashtags #viagraworks and #sexinyoursixties). Now they''re selling the beloved family home and holding a ''house-cooling'' party, but Effie hasn''t been invited. Then she remembers her precious Russian dolls, safely tucked away up a chimney, and has no choice but to go back for them. She''ll just creep in, grab the dolls and leave. No one will know she was ever there. But Effie can''t find the dolls. And as she secretly clambers around dusty attics, hides under tables and tries (and fails) to avoid bumping into her ex-boyfriend, she discovers unexpected truths about her family - and even about herself. With time running out, Effie starts to wonder if the only way to find out what''s really going on with her family is to simply crash the party...
B>b>***2021 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER***br>br>***THE NATIONAL BESTSELLER***br>br>Winner of the 2021 Sir Walter Raleigh Award for Fictionbr>br>Long-listed for the 2022 Carnegie Medal Fiction, the 2021 Joyce Carol Oates Prize, and the 2021 Aspen Words Literary Prize br>br>A Read With Jenna Today Show Book Club Pick! br> /b>br>One of Washington Post''s 50 Notable Works of Fiction One of Philadelphia Inquirer''s Best Books of 2021 b> /b>One of Shelf Awareness''s Top Ten Fiction Titles of the Year One of TIME Magazines 100 Must-Read Books b> /b> One of NPR.org''s "Books We Love" EWs "Guide to the Biggest and Buzziest Books of 2021" b>b> /b> /b>One of the New York Public Library''s Best Books for Adults San Diego Union Tribune--My Favorite Things from 2021 b>b>b> /b> Writer''s Bone''s Best Books of 2021 b>b> /b> /b>/b>/b>Atlanta Journal Constitution--Top 10 Southern Books of the Year b>b>b>b> /b> /b>/b>/b>One of Entertainment Weekly''s 15 Books You Need to Read This June On Entertainment Weekly''s "Must List" One of the New York Post''s Best Summer Reading books One of GMA''s 27 Books for June b> One of USA Today''s 5 Books Not to Miss b> One of Fortune''s 21 Most Anticipated Books Coming Out in the Second Half of 2021b> b>b> One of The Root''s PageTurners: Its Getting Hot in Here One of Real Simple''s Best New Books to Read in 2021 /b>/b>/b>/b>/b>br>/b> br>br>b>An astounding work of fiction from New York Times bestselling author Jason Mott, always deeply honest, at times electrically funny, that goes to the heart of racism, police violence, and the hidden costs exacted upon Black Americans and America as a whole/b> br>b>br>/b> b> /b>In Jason Motts Hell of a Book, a Black author sets out on a cross-country publicity tour to promote his bestselling novel. That storyline drives Hell of a Book and is the scaffolding of something much larger and more urgent: Motts novel also tells the story of Soot, a young Black boy living in a rural town in the recent past, and The Kid, a possibly imaginary child who appears to the author on his tour.br>br> As these characters stories build and converge, they astonish. For while this heartbreaking and magical book entertains and is at once about family, love of parents and children, art and money, its also about the nations reckoning with a tragic police shooting playing over and over again on the news. And with what it can mean to be Black in America.br>br> Who has been killed? Who is The Kid? Will the author finish his book tour, and what kind of world will he leave behind? Unforgettably told, with characters who burn into your mind and an electrifying plot ideal for book club discussion, Hell of a Book is the novel Mott has been writing in his head for the last ten years. And in its final twists, it truly becomes its title.
Freddy is an ex-L.A. cop on the skids. He snuffed a cop killer in cold blood - and it got to him bad. Now he''s a sleazoid private eye, a shakedown artist, a pimp - and, most notably, the head strongarm goon for Confidential magazine. Welcome to the world of the malevolent monarch of the Hollywood underground - a tale of pervasive paranoia teeming with communist conspiracies, FBI finks, celebrity smut films and strange bedfellows.
''America''s preeminent fiction writer'' New Yorker Michaela and her husband have moved to the starkly beautiful but uncanny landscape of New Mexico, to take residency at a distinguished academic institute. But then Gerard is stricken with a mysterious illness, initially misdiagnosed, and soon their life begins to resemble a nightmare. At thirty-seven, Michaela faces the terrifying prospect of widowhood - and the loss of Gerard, whose identity has greatly shaped her own.
In vividly depicted scenes of escalating suspense, Michaela cares desperately for Gerard in his final days, and then careens through the chaos of the days after he is gone. Her love for her husband, however fierce and selfless, has not been enough to save him and his death is beyond her comprehension. A love that refuses to be surrendered at death - is this the blessing of a unique married love, or a curse that must be exorcized?
Breathe is an exploration of haunting, a horror story about the raw madness of grief, and an intense, heart-wrenching love story that grapples with the philosophical questions most fundamental to our existence.