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A powerful debut about a young Marine who returns home from Afghanistan, where he finds a new life and love.
The end of the world happened quickly. The sun still shone, there was no explosion - just a tsunami-sized wave of human thought drowning the world in telepathic noise as everyone's inner-most secrets became audible. Everyone's thoughts, that is, except sixteen-year-old Danby.
Be transported to the world of Little Women with this modern twist on an old favourite.
In this superb fictional tale, scientific and historical fact is blended with drama, intrigue, and life-changing scientific discoveries that have changed the world.
At a big 700 pages long, this is an extended edition of Alexander Gordon Smith's 'The Fury': a roller-coaster ride of excitement, mystery and supernatural terror.
If you could live a different version of your life, would you take the chance? From the award-winning author Margaret Wild, this spellbinding story places two young women at the turning point in their lives, and each must choose to accept the life she has, or to leap into one she might yet live.
Em must travel back in time to kill the boy she loves. Marina will do everything she can to stop her. The catch? Marina and Em are the same person. A brilliant, brain-warping thriller and love story that leaps back and forth through time.
The heart-stopping sequel to The Glimpse, set in the near future where society is divided into Pures and Crazies, according to the results of a DNA test. The Fall brings the story to its explosive conclusion.
The last in a series of four books following the adventures of a family involved in animal conservation. Nail-biting, exciting and based on fact, this is a story with punch!
Dreams, curses, a lethal game of hide-and-seek and a talking pet mouse named Penelope, all come together in this daring, magical adventure.
Chocolate Cake with Hitler tells the remarkable story of Helga Goebbels, daughter of the Nazi Party's head of propaganda, who spent the last ten days of her life cooped up in a bunker in Berlin with Adolf Hitler.
'My turn!' says Uncle Fuhrer, who has been watching us. He wants his photograph taken with me too. I know he wants to put his arm round me, like Papa, and I'm going to have to ignore him really hard to stop him. 'You, Helga Goebbels, are my favourite girl in the whole world. If only you were 20 years older!'He leans over me, his smell like the furniture in the servants' quarters. The photographer is laughing. Papa is laughing. But I don't take any notice. I turn right away and stare at the camera.Chocolate Cake with Hitler tells the remarkable story of Helga Goebbels, twelve-year-old daughter of the Nazi Party's head of propaganda, who spent the last ten days of her life cooped up in a bunker in Berlin with Adolf Hitler.As defeat closes in on the Germans, life in the bunker becomes increasingly fraught. There's chocolate cake every day for tea with Uncle Fuhrer, but Helga cannot help noticing that all is not well among the grown-ups. Her parents grow more and more distracted and tense, the bunker grows daily more empty and, as even the soldiers who have been guarding them take their leave, Helga is faced with a terrible truth. Perhaps her perfect childhood has not been all that it seemed ...
Emma Craigie is a writer and teacher. She is also author of Who Was ... King Henry VIII. She lives in Somerset with her husband and four children.