When Rebekkah returns to her small-town home for her beloved Grandmother's funeral, she little suspects that she is about to inherit a darkly dangerous family duty on behalf of Claysville's most demanding residents - the dead.
Special low price! Discover the beautiful stories of Michael Morpurgo, author of Warhorse and the nation's favourite storyteller.A thrilling and moving new novel about an extraordinary animal caught up in a very human war, for anyone who loved The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips or The Butterfly Lion...
**Special low price**Meet the great Skulduggery Pleasant: wise-cracking detective, powerful magician, master of dirty tricks and burglary (in the name of the greater good, of course).Oh yeah. And dead.Then there's his sidekick, Stephanie. She's... well, she's a twelve-year-old girl. With a pair like this on the case, evil had better watch out...
Melissa Marr's New York Times bestselling Wicked Lovely series continues with the fourth -- and penultimate -- installment in the darkly seductive story about the collision of the mortal and faery worlds! The events of FRAGILE ETERNITY have left the faery world off-balance, its key players fighting to maintain control over their world -- and its secrets! Devlin lives in a world where everything is beautiful, ordered! and cruel. As a prominent member of the High Court and half-brother to Sorcha, the High Queen, he's one of the most powerful faeries of the old guard. Ani lives in a world where every line is blurred. Half human, half faery, half in the dedadence of the Dark Court and half out of it, her life of dive bars, tattoos and street fights couldn't be farther from the clean lines of the High Court. But you can't choose where your heart will take you, and when Devlin and Ani meet, two extremes of the faery world collide -- with passion, violence and heat; for better -- and for worse!
The much-anticipated second book of the dystopian thriller DIVERGENT series--which reviewers, fans, booksellers and librarians have repeatedly described as the next HUNGER GAMES--is another intoxicating thrill ride of a story, rich with Veronica Roth's powerful insights and hallmark twists and heartbreaks.
It has been three days since the Erudite simulation attack. Three days since Tris pulled the trigger on her friend Will. Three days since she watched her mother and father die to save her. The Dauntless may have been freed from mind control, but the war between factions and their ideologies is just beginning. And in war, sides must be chosen, and they are not always what one would expect.... Transformed by her own choices, but also by haunting grief, radical discoveries, and a fast-deepening romance, Tris must embrace her Divergence, even if she does not know what she may lose by doing so.
From the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling Pretty Little Liars series, comes the next installment in her killer new series, The Lying Game. Sutton Mercer's long-lost twin, Emma, has stepped into her life to solve her murder, but when someone from Sutton's past returns to town wanting revenge, Emma may be in over her head.
Foster child Emma Paxton is finally starting to get the hang of walking in her dead twin sister's fabulous shoes, even as she tries to track down Sutton's murderer. But Sutton was no angel and the pranks she and her friends pulled leave Emma with a long list of suspects. The most mysterious of them is Thayer Vega, who's currently missing--a fact which many of Sutton's friends blame on her. Emma has no idea what Sutton did that could have driven Thayer away. Until Thayer himself shows up on her doorstep. Is he here to get revenge? Or is it possible he already has?
One boring summer afternoon, Alice follows a white rabbit down a rabbit-hole. At the bottom, she finds herself in a bizarre world full of strange creatures, and attends a very strange tea party and croquet match. This story provides a depiction of the experience of childhood.
Ebenezer Scrooge is a mean, miserable, bitter old man with no friends. One cold Christmas Eve, three ghosts take him on a scary journey to show him the error of his nasty ways. By visiting his past, present and future, Scrooge learns to love Christmas and the people all around him.
A tragic tale about falling in love on the world's most infamous ill-fated sea voyage as heroine, Tess, discovers darker secrets that lie beneath the doomed crossing... and a hidden brotherhood that threaten to tear her lover from her forever.
A hilarious and moving story of old age, adventure, stolen jewels and swimming the Thames, from Sport Relief star and all-round hero David Walliams.'I absolutely love David Walliams's books. In a few more years they will become classics.' - Sue Townsend, author of Adrian MoleOur hero Ben is bored beyond belief after he is made to stay at his grandma's house. She's the boringest grandma ever: all she wants to do is to play Scrabble, and eat cabbage soup. But there are two things Ben doesn't know about his grandma.1) She was once an international jewel thief.2) All her life, she has been plotting to steal the crown jewels, and now she needs Ben's help...
The second original, touching, twisted, and most of all hilarious novel for children by David Walliams."Mr Stink stank. He also stunk. And if it was correct English to say he stinked, then he stinked as well...'Chloe sees Mr Stink every day, but she's never spoken to him. Which isn't surprising, because he's a tramp, and he stinks.But there's more to Mr Stink than meets the eye (or nose) and before she knows it, Chloe has an unusual new friend hiding in her garden shed.As Chloe struggles to keep Mr Stink a secret, and her dad tries to hide a secret of his own, the stage is set for an epic family confrontation. But there's one other person with an extraordinary secret - Mr Stink himself...
A magical romance blossoms in the follow-up to WINGS, the bestselling novel described by Stephenie Meyer as "a remarkable debut"."I can't just storm in and proclaim my intentions. I can't 'steal' you away. I just have to wait, and hope that someday you'll ask," Tamani said."And if I don't?" Laurel asked, her voice barely above a whisper."Then I guess I'll be waiting forever."It's been almost a year since Laurel discovered that she is a faerie, placed with human parents as an infant to help protect the gateway to the faerie realm of Avalon. Although she's come to accept her true identity, Laurel refuses to turn her back on her human life-and especially her boyfriend, David-to return to the faerie world.But when she is summoned to Avalon to relearn her long-forgotten faerie magic, Laurel must depend on the charismatic faerie sentry Tamani. Her feelings for him are undeniable, and she is forced to make a choice-a choice that could break her heart.When a deadly enemy resurfaces and puts both Laurel's life and Avalon in danger, Laurel must draw on all her human strength as well as her faerie skills to save both of her worlds and all of those she holds dear.