A storm orphan, Ruby Flynn, is rescued from a tiny cottage on the Atlantic coast and educated by nuns in preparation for a life in service. Appointed as a nursery maid, Ruby experiences a dangerous attraction to Lord FitzDeane.
Jim lived a double life — an undercover agent amongst spies and radicals in Cold War London. Haunted by her father’s past, his daughter Sam quits university to find out the truth and locate her missing boyfriend — the one person she can trust.
Containing amusing examples of awful grammar, this Sunday Times bestseller is the go-to grammar guide. Leave those split infinitives and dangling modifiers behind, as you ascend to grammatical greatness.
Overused, meaningless and — to be perfectly honest — irritating, clichés are a thorn in the side of everyday English. Lifting the lid on why they should be avoided at all costs, esteemed journalist Nigel Fountain thinks outside the box, sharing his blue sky thinking on how to avoid clichés like the plague. After all, it’s not rocket science.
One of 20 million young people sent far away for ‘agricultural re-education’ Lu Beiping pines for romance. Instead, he finds himself married off to the foreman’s long dead daughter, in a forbidden religious tradition, and then banished to Mudkettle Mountain.
The sky’s the limit. Nothing is impossible. Dream big. All fine in principle, but getting there can be a little unclear. Now for the first time, you can follow seven scientifically-tested steps to help you achieve your big goals, by thinking small.
This award-winning poetry collection draws upon painful personal experiences of dictatorship, genocide, and exile, paying tribute to female family members who confront profound loss through artists endeavours.
This immersive, mythic triptych draws inspiration from European folk traditions, harvest rites, and the gods, in rich poetic prose. The three Winter’s Tales are: ‘Jack Daw’s Pack’, ‘A Crowd Of Bone’ and, ‘Unleaving’.