American student Lily Hayes is implicated in the brutal murder of her roommate while spending a semester studying in Buenos Aires, leading to a case that reveals deceptions, secrets, and suspicious DNA.
When the will of a deceased ladies' man mandates a reunion for his daughters from different marriages at his posh Nantucket house, the three sisters are forced to confront resentments and misunderstandings.
Octogenarian Alice, who as a child inspired Lewis Carroll's famous Wonderland character, looks back on a life marked by an implacable mother, her halcyon days in Oxford, and the sons who went off to war.
Rushing to assist the family of her murdered best friend, Ellie consoles reclusive widower Greg and nurtures eight-year-old Lucy, who has stopped speaking, by reading The Secret Garden to the child, a situation that is complicated by painful discoveries. By the author of The Opposite of Love.
Reuniting on Nantucket to start a business and keep an eye on their father's new romance, three sisters work, gossip and squabble while struggling with respective approaches to their responsibilities and losses. By the best-selling author of Summer House.
A young man writes letters in the voice of his dead father. A young woman is shot at by a hunter in the field. An early-twentieth-century idyll is destroyed by infidelity. A schoolgirl dies in an exploding car. These are the tense, poignant stories of E. L. Doctorow's Lives of the Poets, as full of mystery and meaning as any of the longer works by this American master. Then comes the astonishing...
Forced to confront the realities of life in the twenty-first century when he falls in love with Pakistani widow Mrs. Ali, Major Pettigrew finds the relationship challenged by local prejudices that view Mrs. Ali, a Cambridge native, as a perpetual foreigner.
With her wedding day approaching, Claire Cavenaugh prepares to confront her estranged older sister and self-absorbed mother after more than twenty years apart and find out how to transform themselves into a family.
Imagines the early life of the doomed eighteenth-century queen, who at a young age learns from her mother, the ambitious Empress of Austria, that she must leave her coddled life in the Austrian court to marry the dauphin of France.
Taking a lighthouse keeper job in North Carolina to escape painful memories of the husband and son she lost, lexicographer Abigail Harker is embraced by colorful locals in the course of a summer marked by a sunken ship, a possible romance, and a series of suspicious fires.
Upgrading your order to Express Delivery
Most of our bestselling titles are available for express delivery within the UK, just look out for the Express Delivery on the product page.
There are two speedy upgraded delivery options for mainland UK:
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The dispatch time frame is factored into the delivery estimate you see on this page.
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