Action and Adventure
TRUEL1F3 (TRUELIFE): An epic post-apocalyptic journey from the bestselling author of Nevernight and The Illuminae Files (Lifelike, Book 3): Lifelike (3)Paperback – 23 July 2020
The thrilling finale of the LIFEL1K3 trilogy from the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Nevernight Chronicle and The Illuminae Files.Best friends have become enemies. Lovers have become strangers. And deciding whose side you’re on is a matter of life and death.For Eve and Lemon, discovering the truth about themselves – and each other – was too much for their friendship to take. As a new world war looms, they must navigate strained loyalties, unlikely alliances, and betrayals.Heartbreaking choices will reveal the true heroes . . . and they may not be who you think they are.
The Heatwave: the hottest new thriller for your beach read summer 2020Kindle Edition
One summer. One stranger. One killer…Two bad things happened that summer:A stranger arrived. And the first girl disappeared. In the wake of the crime that rocked her community, Felicity fled, knowing more than she let on. But sixteen years later, her new life is shattered by the news that a second girl has gone missing in her hometown. Now Felicity must go back, to face the truth about what happened all those years ago. Only she holds the answers – and they’re more shocking than anyone could imagine. The heatwave is back. And so is the killer.Don’t miss the hottest thriller of the summer – perfect for readers who loved The Holiday.‘I loved it – absorbing and wonderfully twisty. It keeps the reader guessing right up to the last pages’ Debbie Howells‘Absolutely top-notch. So many twists it makes me dizzy thinking about it’ Jo Jakeman‘Dark and twisted, but with sunshine and nostalgia to transport you’ SJI Holliday‘Gripping’ OK!‘Gritty, realistic, and worthy of an open mouth when you reach the ending, this is a taut, tense read’ Woman’s Way‘Heartstopping’ Crime Monthly‘A must for crime lovers’ Woman & Home‘A brilliant who-dunnit story with an incredible twist’ ***** Reader Review‘I read it in one sitting’ ***** Reader Review‘Tense, gripping, shocking, and full of fantastic twists and turns’ ***** Reader Review‘I was hooked straight away … kept me guessing until its shocking ending’ ***** Reader Review
Witch & Wizard: The FirePaperback – 2 Feb. 2012
Whit and Wisty Allgood have sacrificed everything to lead the Resistance against the evil regime that governs their world. And now its supreme leader, The One Who Is The One, has executed the only family they had left. Wisty knows that the time has finally come for her to face The One. But her magic and her fire only channel more power to this already formidable being. How can she and Whit possibly defeat the ruthless villain who devastated their world – before he can become truly all-powerful?In this amazing third instalment of the epic Witch & Wizard series, the stakes have never been higher – and the consequences will change everything.
Nevermore: A Maximum Ride Novel: (Maximum Ride 8)Paperback – 15 Aug. 2013
_____________________________________‘Has all the characteristics of his work . . . pace, action, mystery and cool’ SUNDAY TIMESMaximum Ride: a fighter. A leader.She’s gone to the ends of the earth seeking her destiny: to save the world.Max and her flock stand ready to face the two greatest threats that humankind has ever known, now combining forces in an unbeatable plot to destroy life as we know it.But with Fang’s unexpected return, could there be one last chance to stop the inevitable?The apocalypse is no longer near . . . it’s here.________________________________This book was recently reissued with a new cover, so stock may vary.
Witch & Wizard: The Lost: (Witch & Wizard 5)Paperback – 19 Nov. 2015
Whit Allgood is renowned for healing the victimised. But now the people of his City have turned their backs on all who use magic, and Whit is faced with a terrible choice: give up his power or let good people die.Wisty Allgood once saved the City from despair, but now she watches over a society that fears her power and is unwilling to accept her as she is. Increasingly bitter and isolated, she is on the brink of abandoning everyone she’s ever cared for.All the while, a daunting but charismatic new enemy with unsurmountable power is gathering legions of cult followers, enslaving thousands, and wrenching public opinion against its former heroes… making the City vulnerable to a ctastrophic attack from which it would never recover. With the Allgoods unable to help, will evil finally take back control?
Ali CrossHardcover – 12 Dec. 2019
James Patterson’s blockbuster Alex Cross series has sold over 100 million copies, and now he’s bringing those thrills to a new generation! Alex’s son Ali is eager to follow in his father’s footsteps as a detective, but when his best friend goes missing, what price will he have to pay to solve the mystery?LIKE FATHER, LIKE SONAlex CrossThe brilliant DC detective who never gives up on a case.Ali CrossThe tenacious kid who’s determined to follow in his father’s footsteps.The case that finally gives him a chanceAli knows Gabe Qualls better than anyone, so when his friend goes missing, Ali jumps right into action. Being Alex Cross’s son has taught him the skills he needs to solve the mystery: intelligence, persistence, and logic. One thing he didn’t inherit? Patience.Because Ali knows that with every day that passes without the police finding Gabe, the less likely it is that he’ll ever be found. And being Alex Cross’s son, he refuses to accept those odds.
The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial: A Drama In Two ActsPaperback – April 20, 1954
The novel that inspired the now-classic film The Caine Mutiny and the hit Broadway play The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial.Herman Wouk’s boldly dramatic, brilliantly entertaining novel of life—and mutiny—on a Navy warship in the Pacific theater was immediately embraced, upon its original publication in 1951, as one of the first serious works of American fiction to grapple with the moral complexities and the human consequences of World War II. In the intervening half century, The Caine Mutiny has become a perennial favorite of readers young and old, has sold millions of copies throughout the world, and has achieved the status of a modern classic.
Nickelodeon PAW Patrol Ghost Pirate Colouring: Over 60 Pages to Colour! (Colouring Book) Paperback
Nickelodeon’s PAW Patrol Ghost Pirate Colouring is perfect for all Halloween and PAW Patrol fans. The pups from Adventure Bay become ghost hunters when they attend a costume party on an old pirate ship. Grab your crayons and add colour to the pups and people in this adventure story! PAW Patrol to the Lookout!
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The Maze Runner
The first book in the New York Times bestselling Maze Runner series – now a series of major motion pictures starring Dylan O’Brien!SEE THE FILMS. READ THE BOOKS. ENTER THE MAZE … When the doors of the lift crank open, the only thing Thomas remembers is his first name. But he’s not alone. He’s surrounded by boys who welcome him to the Glade – a walled encampment at the centre of a bizarre and terrible stone maze.Like Thomas, the Gladers don’t know why or how they came to be there – or what’s happened to the world outside. All they know is that every morning when the walls slide back, they will risk everything – even the Grievers, half-machine, half-animal horror that patrol its corridors, to try and find out.Loved The Maze Runner? Make sure to check out the sequel The Scorch Trials!
Action and Adventure, Children Bestsellers, Children Fiction, Children's Books, Literature and Fiction
The Runaway King Ascendance Trilogy
The thrilling sequel to THE FALSE PRINCE (9781407133058). GAMES OF THRONES for a younger audience. If you like the danger and sword-fighting of MERLIN, you’ll love this! Jaron is now in his rightful place as king, but he knows that with traitors in his castle, and enemies at the borders, he is far from safe. He must go on a journey to discover the truth behind his family’s murder. The trick will be coming back alive…
Airs Above the Ground
A thrilling tale of adventure and deception set in 1950s Austria, from the queen of romantic suspense and author of Madam, Will You Talk? ‘This zestful romantic adventure grips, amuses, frightens and delights’ Sunday Telegraph Vanessa March’s husband Lewis is meant to be on a business trip in Stockholm. So why does he briefly appear in newsreel footage of a fire at a circus in Vienna, with his arm around another woman? Vanessa flies to Austria to find her husband – and inadvertently becomes involved in a mystery surrounding the famous dancing stallions of Austria’s Spanish Riding School . . . Praise for Mary Stewart:’Mary Stewart is magic’ New York Times’I’d rather read her than most other authors’ Harriet Evans’One of the great British storytellers of the 20th century’ Independent’She set the benchmark for pace, suspense and romance – with a great dollop of escapism as the icing’ Elizabeth BuchanReader reviews of Airs Above the Ground:’You feel you are there in the story. This made my holiday perfect’ ‘This book has it all . . . thrilling action in a stunning Austrian setting, I loved it’ ‘A cracking good story, beautifully written. This is a most satisfying read”Mary Stewart specialises in novels which have you alternately holding your breath as to what might happen, or chuckling to yourself. This is one of her best’
Tower of Dawn (Throne of Glass)
Follow Chaol on his sweeping journey to a distant empire in this next instalment of the THRONE OF GLASS series by global #1 bestselling author Sarah J. Maas.Chaol Westfall has always defined himself by his unwavering loyalty, his strength, and his position as the Captain of the Guard. But all of that has changed since Aelin shattered the glass castle, since Chaol’s men were slaughtered, since the King of Adarlan spared him from a killing blow, but left his body broken. Now he and Nesryn sail for Antica – the stronghold of the southern continent’s mighty empire and of the legendary healers of the Torre Cesme. It’s Chaol’s one shot at recovery, and with war looming back home, Dorian and Aelin’s survival could depend on Chaol and Nesryn convincing Antica’s rulers to ally with them. But what they discover there will change them both – and be more vital to saving Erilea than they could have imagined.