Ruth Ann Lief's poetry collection spanning four decades of the poet's life express the intense joys, longing, and betrayals of love. A rare treat for contemporary poetry readers, A Little Love overflows with ferocious yet lyrical passions.
The heartwarming romance with a twist from the number 1 bestseller
Author: Amanda Prowse
Publisher: Head of Zeus
From the million-copy bestseller Amanda Prowse, the queen of heartbreak fiction. Amanda Prowse is the author of The Coordinates Of Loss and the no.1 bestsellers Perfect Daughter, My Husband's Wife and What Have I Done? Everybody needs a little love in their lives... Pru Plum is the celebrated owner of a famous Mayfair bakery. She wears Chanel and her hair is expensively cut. Few would believe that this elegant woman turned sixty-six last year. But Pru is not the confident, successful businesswoman she appears. She has done shameful things to get to where she is today. And she will do anything to protect the secrets of her past – especially when, for the first time in her life, she has finally fallen in love... From bestselling author Amanda Prowse, this is a story about love, loss and lies – and finding happiness before it's too late. Reviews for Amanda Prowse: 'Prowse handles her explosive subject with delicate skill ... Deeply moving and inspiring' DAILY MAIL. 'Powerful and emotional family drama that packs a real punch' HEAT. 'A gut wrenching and absolutely brilliant read' IRISH SUN. 'Captivating, heartbreaking, superbly written' CLOSER. 'Very uplifting and positive, but you may still need a box (or two) of tissues' HELLO. 'An emotional, unputdownable read' RED. 'Prowse writes gritty, contemporary stories but always with an uplifting message of hope' SUNDAY INDEPENDENT.
A classic love story from the award-winning author of Goodnight, Mister Tom. It is the summer of 1943 and war continues to rage. For Rose and her sister Diana, it’s a time of independence and self-discovery as they find first loves. But when Rose uncovers an extraordinary love story from another war, she is forced to question that love. Rose is about to discover a secret that will change everything. Michelle Magorian combines her rich style with a refreshing take on wartime women in this classic coming of age story. The perfect read for everyone who loved Marcuz Zusak's The Book Thief or Nina Bawden's Carrie's War. Michelle Magorian is the best-selling author of numerous award-winning stories for children, including A Spoonful of Jam, A Little Love Song, and Cuckoo in the Nest and Just Henry. Her extensive list of awards includes the Costa Prize and the Guardian Children’s Fiction Award. Michelle has worked in theatre, television and films and has an established reputation as a comedienne, performing in plays and musicals.
From Cathy Woodman, the bestselling author of Trust Me I'm a Vet, an exclusive short story featuring some of Talyton St George's best-loved characters Three years after an accident left her in a wheelchair, artist Penny Diamond has made a new life for herself in a little cottage on the edge of Talyton St George. Penny makes a living through her art, and with the aid of her assitance dog Sally and a carer who comes in during the day, she's managing to live an independent, if very quiet,life. Until one day she gets a new carer. Declan is young - a lot younger than her - and he brings a breath of fresh air into her life. It doesn't hurt that he's also thoughtful, kind and good looking. But what could a young man like Declan ever see in a woman like Penny?
Jake Entwhistle is smart and handsome, but living with a shadow over his romantic history. Janet Rossi is a bright, witty aide to the governor of Massachusetts, but Janet suffers from an illness that makes her, as she puts it, “not exactly a good long-term investment.” After meeting by accident late one night, they begin a love affair filled with humor, startling intimacy, and a deep, abiding connection. From the Trade Paperback edition.
By the author of "Circles of Deceit" and "Tortoise by Candlelight", this novel shows the fragility of a family's equilibrium. Three children live with their mother and are happy in the love of their stepfather. The arrival of an aunt and the adolescent worries of the girls sets up tensions.
I was always the scholar types! You can call me the book-worm, the scorer, or the achiever but still, my work was made my last priority by the people around me. Where once my life was full of laughter and friends just a few months later after my wedding I was screaming and banging the walls of my quiet house. Not that my husband Sahil was a bad guy, in fact, he was my support since my graduation days, but our circumstances made us helpless. In that emptiness that encircled me I was just unable to take Akash out of my mind, but why should I have taken him out anyway? He said we will unite again; I had to wait for that day and keep my memories alive till then! Set across two cities in India, Half burnt cigarette and a little love note narrates the journey of an educated and flamboyant modern Indian girl named Vaani, who gets entangled in a dual web of two different kinds of love relations; the modern-day and fast type love relation and the more traditional and old-school love relation. Which one of the two would you have chosen? Where will Vaani end up being?