Jean spends her time in silence, limited to one hundred words a day or she suffers an electric shock. With the new government in power, life has changed. But only if you're aÿwoman. Passports are removed and seventy million women lose their jobs. Girls are no longer educated. For herself, her daughter, and for all woman silenced, Jean will reclaim her voice. This is only the beginning.
Agatha Christie''s most exotic murder mystery, reissued with a striking new cover to tie in with the highly anticipated 2020 film adaptation. The tranquillity of a cruise along the Nile is shattered by the discovery that Linnet Ridgeway has been shot through the head. She was young, stylish and beautiful, a girl who had everything - until she lost her life. Hercule Poirot recalls an earlier outburst by a fellow passenger: ''I''d like to put my dear little pistol against her head and just press the trigger.'' Yet in this exotic setting'' nothing is ever quite what it seems...
''You can''t ask for more emotionally moving entertainment'' Stephen King A riveting collection of original fiction from the revered #1 international bestselling author of The Cartel trilogy and The Force No matter how you come into this world, you come out broken... In six intense, haunting short novels, Don Winslow returns to the themes that are the hallmarks of his acclaimed body of work - crime, corruption, vengeance, justice, loss, betrayal, guilt, and redemption - to explore the savagery and nobility that drive and define the human condition. In Broken , Winslow creates a world of high-level thieves and low-life crooks, obsessed cops and jaded private detectives, dope dealers and government agents, bounty hunters and fugitives. Diverse and richly drawn, these characters - some familiar, others new - are lost souls driving without headlights on the dark highway of modern America. Set in New Orleans and Hawaii, Southern California and south Texas, each story in this collection is distinctively Winslow, shaped by his trademark blend of insight, humanity, humor, drama, and consummate literary craftsmanship. A powerful, gripping collection of tales that will become classics of crime fiction, Broken is Don Winslow at his nerve-shattering, heartbreaking best. ''A master of thrills shows his range, and his bite . . . [Winslow is] a writer from whom others can learn the ropes.'' New York Times Praise for Don Winslow ''A huge, immersive, violent, compassionate read'' Ian Rankin ''He''s a master'' Michael Connelly ''One of the great literary achievements of the century so far'' Daily Telegraph ''Such crime writing deserves nothing less than a Pulitzer Prize'' Evening Standard ''A new crime classic ... a stirring, stupendous novel'' Sunday Times ''He is a pleasure to read'' The Times ''Brutal and brilliant, this is crime''s Game of Thrones'' Sun ''A furious, impassioned novel'' Washington Post ''Devastating and timely ... a hybrid The Godfather and War and Peace'' New York Times
Agatha Christie''s most famous murder mystery, reissued with a new cover to tie in with the hugely anticipated 2017 film adaptation. Just after midnight, a snowdrift stops the Orient Express in its tracks. The luxurious train is surprisingly full for the time of the year, but by the morning it is one passenger fewer. An American tycoon lies dead in his compartment, stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside. Isolated and with a killer in their midst, detective Hercule Poirot must identify the murderer - in case he or she decides to strike again.
*A Reese''s ''Hello Sunshine'' Book Club pick* A gripping, twisty murder mystery thriller from the No.1 bestselling author of The Hunting Party .
''Lucy Foley is really very clever'' Anthony Horowitz ''Thrilling'' The Times ''A classic whodunnit'' Kate Mosse ''Sharp and atmospheric and addictive'' Louise Candlish ''A furiously twisty thriller'' Clare Mackintosh ''Secrets and lies at every turn'' Sarah Pinborough On an island off the windswept Irish coast, guests gather for the wedding of the year - the marriage of Jules Keegan and Will Slater. Old friends. Past grudges. Happy families. Hidden jealousies. Thirteen guests. One body. The wedding cake has barely been cut when one of the guests is found dead. And as a storm unleashes its fury on the island, everyone is trapped.
All have a secret. All have a motive . One guest won''t leave this wedding alive . . .
Agatha Christie''s world-famous serial killer mystery, reissued with a striking new cover designed to appeal to the latest generation of Agatha Christie fans and book lovers. There''s a serial killer on the loose, bent on working his way through the alphabet. And as a macabre calling card he leaves beside each victim''s corpe the ABC Railway Guide open at the name of the town where the murder has taken place. Having begun with Andover, Bexhill and then Churston, there seems little chance of the murderer being caught - until he makes the crucial and vain mistake of challenging Hercule Poirot to frustrate his plans...
HarperCollins is proud to present its incredible range of best-loved, essential classics. ''The happiness of love is in action; its test is what one is willing to do for others.'' In first-century Judea, Jewish prince Judah Ben-Hur is falsely accused of assassinating a Roman governor, and sentenced to life as a galley slave. His fortunes are reversed when he saves the captain''s life and he returns, determined to seek his revenge against those who have brought misfortune to both himself and his family. His life becomes intertwined with that of Christ''s, and after witnessing His teachings and eventual crucifixion Ben-Hur discovers the redemptive power of forgiveness. The bestselling American novel of the nineteenth century, ''Ben-Hur'' had never been out of print on the hundredth anniversary of its publication in 1980. After numerous stage and film adaptations, it remains hugely influential today, and is soon to be a new major adaptation.
What would you do if your home assistant turned evil? ''Terrifyingly believable and utterly gripping.'' Lisa Jewell ''The Assistant is the definition of suspense!'' Jeffery Deaver She''s in your house. She controls your life. Now she''s going to destroy it. From the No. 1 Sunday Times bestseller She watches you constantly. Newly divorced Jo is delighted to move into her best friend''s spare room almost rent-free. The high-tech luxury Camden flat is managed by a meticulous Home Assistant, called Electra, thattakes care of the heating, the lights - and sometimes Jo even turns to her for company. She knows all your secrets. Until, late one night, Electra says one sentence that rips Jo''s fragile world in two:''I know what you did.'' And Jo is horrified. Because in her past she did do something terrible. Something unforgivable. Now she wants to destroy you. Only two other people in the whole world know Jo''s secret. And they would never tell anyone. Would they? As a fierce winter brings London to a standstill, Jo begins to understand that the Assistant on the shelf doesn''t just want to control Jo; itwants to destroy her. ''Chilling'' Sunday Times ''Brilliant! Horribly plausible'' Reader''s Digest
A flamboyant party host is murdered in full view of a roomful of bridge players... Mr Shaitana was famous as a flamboyant party host. Nevertheless, he was a man of whom everybody was a little afraid. So, when he boasted to Poirot that he considered murder an art form, the detective had some reservations about accepting a party invitation to view Shaitana''s private collection. Indeed, what began as an absorbing evening of bridge was to turn into a more dangerous game altogether...