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  • Millions of people around the world have - and continue to - improve their lives based on the teachings of Dale Carnegie. In How to Win Friends and Influence People Carnegie offers practical advice and techniques, in his exuberant and conversational style, for how to get out of a mental rut and make life more rewarding.

    His advice has stood the test of time and will teach you how to:
    - make friends quickly and easily - increase your popularity - win people to your way of thinking - enable you to win new clients and customers - become a better speaker and a more entertaining conversationalist - arouse enthusiasm among your colleagues This book will turn around your relationships and improve your dealings with all the people in your life.

  • Anglais Ambulance Girls

    Deborah Burrows

    On duty during London's Blitz...As death and destruction fall from the skies day after day in the London Blitz, Australian ambulance driver, Lily Brennan, confronts the horror with bravery, intelligence, common sense and humour.Although she must rely upon her colleagues to carry out her dangerous duties, Lily begins to suspect that someone at her Ambulance Station may be giving assistance to the enemy by disclosing secret information. Then her Jewish ambulance attendant and best friend, David Levy, disappears in suspicious circumstances. Aided, and sometimes hindered, by David's school friend, a mysterious and attractive RAF pilot, Lily has to draw on all of her resources to find David but also negotiate the dangers that come from falling in love in a country far from home and in a time of war.

  • Now available in B format, Overcoming Addictions shows how to escape dependency on the many mood-altering, and potentially harmful, substances now available. Many of us are addicted to all sorts of things: food, alcohol, coffee, cigarettes and drugs. According to Dr Chopra, many conventional forms of treatment for addiction are negative and fear-based, and therefore less likely to succeed long-term than a more positive, life-enhancing approach. In this programme, based on ancient principles of Ayurvedic mind-body medicine, he enables the reader to become more attuned to the needs and benefits of the spirit, allowing the mind and body to shed destructive dependencies and move on to more satisfying alternatives.

  • Anglais A Nurse's Duty

    Maggie Hope

    Torn between love and duty...



    Following a disastrous marriage to a miner, Karen has devoted herself to a nursing career. Rising to the challenge of caring for the wounded soldiers returning home from the Great War, she has resigned herself to putting her vocation before any hope of a romantic life.



    However, she finds herself drawn to handsome, troubled Patrick Murphy. But Patrick is also a Catholic priest. Dare Karen risk scandal and her position by falling for the one man she cannot have...?

  • Anglais Wicked

    Sylvia Day

    Wicked showcases some of the best erotic writing, bringing together a collection of unashamed, wildly entertaining tales of sensual holiday encounters. This is the perfect sexy summer-reading collection and includes 'Magic Fingers' by the international bestseller Sylvia Day, author of the Sunday Times bestseller Bared to You. It also includes stories by favourites such as Primula Bond and Alison Tyler, among others.

  • Anglais Molly's War

    Maggie Hope

    War, tragedy and a shameful secret...



    When Molly Mason's father dies in a pit accident, she is left penniless and alone.



    She finds work in a local factory, and cheap lodgings. However, when Molly rejects her new landlord's advances, his revenge is swift: she finds herself accused of theft and thrown in prison.



    As the prospect of war grows ever close, Molly finds herself fighting a more personal battle, trying to find anyone willing to overlook her scandalous past.

  • Anglais The Soldier's Bride

    Maggie Ford

    Torn between love and duty...



    Letty Bancroft longs to be married but her father has other ideas - he wants his daughter to stay at home and help run his East End shop.



    Heartbroken, Letty must remain unwed while her sweetheart goes off to fight in France. But her love affair has had consequences that will see her more determined than ever to be a soldier's bride...

  • Anglais A Daughter's Duty

    Maggie Hope

    She's bound by her duty to her family...



    Forced to leave school at the age of fourteen, young Rose Sharpe's dreams of independence are ruined by her domineering father and constantly ailing mother.



    It falls to Rose to bring up her young sister and run the household, with little thanks from either of her parents. But just as Rose has almost given up hope, she realises she has a secret admirer of her own...

  • Anglais Call Nurse Jenny

    Maggie Ford

    Will she ever be her soldier's sweetheart?



    Jenny has been in love with the handsome and successful Matthew Ward since she was sixteen. Only she was too shy to make her feelings known.



    When Matthew joins the army Jenny is also determined to do her bit for the war effort and becomes a nurse. Her newfound skills give her fresh confidence. However, when they meet again will he be the same man she once loved?



    (note: previously published as For All the Bright Promise)

  • Anglais Orphan Girl

    Maggie Hope

    She's no more than an unpaid servant...



    Lorinda is only a child when tragedy deprives her of her true family and, sent to live with her aunt in her boarding house, she grows up desperately craving affection.



    And although she finds friendship - and even love - in the boarding house, she finally sees a chance to escape her drab surroundings and unkind family. But is a marriage of convenience better than a love that's true?



    (Note: previously published as Lorinda Leigh)

  • Anglais Emma

    Rosie Clarke

    All she has is her reputation...



    When Emma Robinson discovers she is carrying Paul Greenslade's child, there are harsh consequences after he disappears rather than marry a common shop-girl.



    Forced by her tyrannical father to marry Richard Gillows, Emma learns quickly that a jealous husband is a violent one. How can Emma escape the ties that bind her, to build a life for herself and her child?



    From the author of The Downstairs Maid (Note: previously published as The Ties That Bind by Linda Sole)

  • An exploration of man's quest for psychological security and spiritual certainty in religion and philosophy.
    From the Trade Paperback edition.

  • Anglais A Mother's Duty

    June Francis

    A family at war...



    Raising three boys and running the Arcadia Hotel almost single-handed are enough to keep widow Kitty Ryan busy. She has no time for romance - unless it's in the form of a rare evening out at the local picture house.



    Then along comes John Mcleod, bringing with him a second chance at happiness. However, Kitty finds her sons unwilling to accept another man into their household.



    Unless she can reunite her menfolk, the future looks set to be that of a family in conflict, in a world on the eve of war...

  • Anglais Emma's War

    Rosie Clarke

    All she wanted was her husband to come home...



    Newly married to the caring RAF pilot Jonathan Reece, Emma thinks that life couldn't be better. But her happiness is short-lived: within months, Jon's plane is shot down over France and he is declared missing, presumed dead.



    Alone and with two children to care for, Emma's first thought is how to support her family. But when she makes a new friend in the American businessman Jack Harvey, she is faced with a difficult decision. Should she take a last chance at happiness?



    The second book in the 'Emma' trilogy - a warm, nostalgic saga, perfect for fans of Katie Flynn (Note: previously published as The Bonds That Break by Linda Sole)

  • Anglais Mersey Girl

    June Francis

    Happiness always comes at a cost...Having grown up in a convent after the death of her mother, Lizzie Knight has never known what it's like to have a real family. So when a strange woman turns up with promises of a new life in Liverpool, she is thrilled.Warm-hearted and kind, Phyl is everything she wants in a stepmother. But then Lizzie falls in love with the one man who should have been out of bounds. Should she follow her heart and risk losing it all?From the author of A Sister's Duty and Lily's War (Note: previously published as Going Home to Liverpool)

  • Anglais Workhouse Orphans

    Holly Green

    All they have left is each other...Life has always been tough for May and Gus Lavender. Their father went away to sea never to return, and then their mother falls victim to the typhus sweeping through Liverpool. Regarded as orphans by the authorities, May and Gus are sent to the Brownlow Hill Workhouse. Like all workhouses, Brownlow is the last resort for the poor and the destitute. May and Gus will have to rely on each other more than ever if they are to survive the hardships to come...

  • Anglais Flora's War

    Audrey Reimann

    Dare she risk her reputation?When the orphaned Flora MacDonald escapes from a harsh reform school she falls - literally - into the arms of Andrew Stewart, a handsome sailor on shore leave. But their blossoming love is interrupted by the outbreak of the Second World War.With Andrew away fighting, Flora finds herself in an impossible situation: alone and pregnant. Out of desperation, she travels to Andrew's country estate, but she doesn't know how kindly his well-to-do family will welcome her in. Will she find a home where she can raise a child?

  • Anglais A Wartime Friend

    Lizzie Lane

    Will an unlikely friendship be enough to save them?After escaping a train bound for a death camp with a trusty German Shepherd dog, a girl wakes to find that she has no memory of her former life.Lily is fostered by the kind RAF pilot who found her and his wife, Meg. It is not long before their lives are disrupted once again by the war and, with their home in ruins, they are forced to flee to the country. In the Somerset countryside, Lily is reunited with Rudy, the heroic German Shepherd. However it soon becomes clear that Rudy is not just her companion, he is protecting her too, and someone wants him out of the way...

  • Anglais The Runaway

    Audrey Reimann

    Will he ever find what he's looking for?Oliver Wainwright is still a boy when he first sets eyes on the fair, delicate Florence - the aristocratic granddaughter of Sir Philip Oldfield. And, determined never to be a servant or follow in his father's footsteps as a quarry worker on the Oldfield estate, he runs away to Middlefield, that very day.Slowly but surely, he sets about becoming a man of property and a cotton industry king. He works single-mindedly to achieve his ambition - until he meets Rosie, a married mill hand who distracts him with her dark, warm beauty. Has Oliver finally found what he really wanted all along?Set against a background of the Lancashire/Cheshire cotton industry, The Runaway is a magnificent saga of a young man's rise to power, his passion and poverty, feuds and triumphs and the two very different women who shape his life.

  • Anglais Workhouse Angel

    Holly Green

    Will she ever be reunited with her real father?Angelina was abandoned on the doorsteps of Brownlow Workhouse when she was just a baby - her only possession the rag doll she held in her arms.Nicknamed 'Angel' for her golden curls, she is adopted by Mr and Mrs McBride. At first Angel is so happy to have found a caring family to save her from the drudgery of the workhouse. But her new parents are not the benevolent guardians they first appear.Angel has lost all hope when she discovers that a man has visited the workhouse, looking for the baby girl he was forced to give up. A girl who isn't an orphan after all...

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