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Matthews Carole: A Cottage by the Sea

Скачать книгу (размер 2 441 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 480) Аннотация: Grace has been best friends with Ella and Flick forever. The late-night chats, shared heartaches and good times have created a bond that has stood the test of time. When Ella invites them to stay for a week in her cottage in South Wales, Grace jumps at the chance to see her old friends. She also hopes that the change of scenery will help her reconnect with her distant husband.

Galbraith Robert: The Cuckoo's Calling

Скачать книгу (размер 2 360 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 464) Аннотация: When a troubled model falls to her death from a snow-covered Mayfair balcony, it is assumed that she has committed suicide. However, her brother has his doubts, and calls in private investigator Cormoran Strike to look into the case. A war veteran, wounded both physically and psychologically, Strike's life is in disarray. The case gives him a financial lifeline, but it comes at a personal cost:…

Banks Iain: The Quarry

Скачать книгу (размер 1 952 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 384) Аннотация: Kit doesn't know who his mother is. What he does know, however, is that his father, Guy, is dying of cancer. Feeling his death is imminent, Guy gathers around him his oldest friends — or at least the friends with the most to lose by his death. Paul — the rising star in the Labour party who dreads the day a tape they all made at university might come to light; Alison and Robbie, corporate bunnies…

Colgan Jenny: The Little Beach Street Bakery

Скачать книгу (размер 2 360 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 464) Аннотация: Polly Waterford is recovering from a toxic relationship. Unable to afford their flat, she has to move miles away from everyone, to a sleepy little seaside resort in Cornwall, where she lives alone above an abandoned shop. And so Polly takes out her frustrations on her favourite hobby: making bread. But what was previously a weekend diversion suddenly becomes far more important as she pours her…

Highsmith Patricia: The Two Faces of January

Скачать книгу (размер 1 625 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 320) Аннотация: Two men meet in the picturesque backstreets of Athens. Chester MacFarlane is a conman with multiple false identities, near the end of his rope and on the run with his young wife Colette. Rydal Keener is a young drifter looking for adventure: he finds it in one evening as the law catches up to Chester and Colette, and their fates become fatally entwined. Patricia Highsmith draws us deep into a…

Simmons Dan: The Abominable

Скачать книгу (размер 3 747 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 736) Аннотация: June 1924. On the brutal North East Ridge of Mount Everest, famous adventurers George Mallory and Andrew Irvine vanish into the snow-whipped night. Daredevil explorer Richard Deacon devises a plan to follow in the men's footsteps, accompanied only by two friends. Off piste and with no support team, the three men strike for Everest's peak and the most vicious climate on earth. As the winds rise…

Dunant Sarah: Blood and Beauty

Скачать книгу (размер 2 441 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 480) Аннотация: By the end of the fifteenth century, the beauty and creativity of Italy is matched only by its brutality and corruption. When Cardinal Rodrigo Borgia buys his way into the papacy, he is defined not just by his wealth, charisma and power, but by his blood: a Spanish Pope in a city run by Italians. If he is to succeed, he must use his Machiavellian son and innocent daughter. Stripping away the…

McDermid Val: Cross and Burn

Скачать книгу (размер 2 523 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 496) Аннотация: Guilt and grief have driven a wedge between long time crime-fighting partners psychologist Tony Hill and ex-DCI Carol Jordan. But just because they're not talking doesn't mean the killing stops. Someone is killing women. Women who bear a disturbing resemblance to Carol Jordan. And when the evidence begins to point in a disturbing direction, thinking the unthinkable seems the only possible answer.…

Adkins Roy: Eavesdropping on Jane Austen's England: How Our Ancestors Lived Two Centuries Ago

Скачать книгу (размер 2 278 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 448) Аннотация: Eavesdropping on Jane Austen's England explores the real England of Jane Austen's lifetime. It was a troubled period, with disturbing changes in industry and agriculture and a constant dread of invasion and revolution. The comfortable, tranquil country of her fiction is a complete contrast to the England in which she actually lived. From forced marriages and the sale of wives in marketplaces to…

Alexander McCall Smith: The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon

Скачать книгу (размер 1 299 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 256) Аннотация: As Botswana awaits the familiar blessing of the rains and the resumption of the eternal cycle, seismic upheaval is taking place at the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency. Not only is Mr J. L. B. Matekoni attempting to reform himself into a modern husband, but after her marriage to Phuti Radiphuti, Mma Ramotswe's challenging but irreplaceable associate Mma Makutsi has joyful news. With the arrival of…

Molles D.J.: The Remaining

Скачать книгу (размер 1 952 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 384) Аннотация: In a steel-and-lead-encased bunker 20 feet below the basement level of his house, a soldier waits for his final orders. On the surface, a plague ravages the planet, infecting over 90% of the populace. The bacterium burrows through the brain, destroying all signs of humanity and leaving behind little more than base, prehistoric instincts. The infected turn into hyper-aggressive predators, with an…

Sorensen Jessica: The Temptation of Lila and Ethan

Скачать книгу (размер 2 033 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 400) Аннотация: THE NUMBER ONE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR Ella's best friend Lila has always been a good girl who likes pretty clothes and preppy boys. But ever since the first day she met Micha's best friend Ethan, she hasn't been able to stop thinking about him. Girls have always flocked to Ethan — but never princesses like Lila. And until Lila came into his life he never wanted them to. From the…

Roberts Nora: Whiskey Beach

Скачать книгу (размер 2 605 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 512) Аннотация: Eli Landon seems to have the perfect life. A beautiful wife, a wonderful house, a dazzling legal career. But when his wife is brutally murdered after confessing to an affair, Eli is named prime suspect — without a shred of evidence. After a year-long ordeal the case is dropped, but Eli's world is in tatters. Abandoned by his friends, hounded by the media and a detective with a grudge, Eli…

Galbraith Robert: The Silkworm

Скачать книгу (размер 2 314 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 455) Аннотация: When novelist Owen Quine goes missing, his wife calls in private detective Cormoran Strike. At first, she just thinks he has gone off by himself for a few days — as he has done before — and she wants Strike to find him and bring him home. But as Strike investigates, it becomes clear that there is more to Quine's disappearance than his wife realises. The novelist has just completed a manuscript…

Chadwick Elizabeth: The Summer Queen

Скачать книгу (размер 2 605 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 512) Аннотация: Eleanor of Aquitaine's story is legendary. She is an icon who has fascinated readers for over eight hundred years. But the real Eleanor remains elusive — until now. Based on the most up-to-date research, bestselling novelist Elizabeth Chadwick brings Eleanor's magnificent story to life, as never before. Young, vibrant, privileged, Eleanor's future is golden as the heiress to wealthy Aquitaine.…

Sorensen Jessica: The Redemption of Callie and Kayden

Скачать книгу (размер 2 115 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 416) Аннотация: THE NUMBER ONE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The dark secret Kayden has kept hidden for years is finally out. Worse, he's facing charges for battery. The only way to clear his name is for Callie to speak up — something he'll never ask her to do. Instead, he'll do whatever he must to protect her, even if it means letting go of the only girl he's ever loved. Callie knows Kayden is going back to his…

Hiaasen Carl: Bad Monkey

Скачать книгу (размер 2 115 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 416) Аннотация: When a severed arm is discovered by a couple on honeymoon in the Florida Keys, former police detective — now reluctant restaurant inspector — Andrew Yancy senses that something doesn't add up. Determined to get his badge back, he undertakes an unofficial investigation of his own. Andrew's search for the truth takes him to the Bahamas, where a local man, with the help of a very bad monkey (who…

Sedaris David: Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls

Скачать книгу (размер 1 396 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 275) Аннотация: A guy walks into a bar ...From here the story could take many turns. A guy walks into a bar and meets the love of his life. A guy walks into a bar and finds no one else is there. When this guy is David Sedaris, the possibilities are endless. In Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls, Sedaris delights with twists of humour and intelligence, remembering his father's dinnertime attire (shirtsleeves and…

Billingham Mark: The Dying Hours

Скачать книгу (размер 2 533 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 498) Аннотация: A cluster of suicides among the elderly. Such things are not unknown to the police and the deaths are quickly dismissed by the police as routine. Only one man is convinced that something more sinister is taking place. However, no one listens to Tom Thorne anymore. Having stepped out of line once too often, he's back in uniform and he hates it. Patronised and abused by his new colleagues, Thorne's…

Kim Stanley Robinson: Shaman: A Novel of the Ice Age

Скачать книгу (размер 2 523 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 496) Аннотация: An award-winning and bestselling SF writer, Kim Stanley Robinson is widely acknowledged as one of the most exciting and visionary writers in the field. His latest novel, 2312, imagined how we would be living 300 years from now. Now, with his new novel, he turns from our future to our past — to the Palaeolithic era, and an extraordinary moment in humanity's development. An emotionally powerful and…