Les filles bien ne tombent pas amoureuses des mauvais gar ons
Envie d’un bad boy ? Je m’appelle Abby Harper et je suis celle qui sauvera votre carrière. Mon job ? Enjoliver, camoufler, désamorcer. En bref : effacer vos faux pas, gommer vos erreurs et vous coller une auréole sur la tête. Dans mon domaine, je suis assez douée. Enfin, c’est ce que je croyais jusqu’à ce qu’on me confie le cauchemar de tout attaché de presse : Garrett McIntyre. Une gueule d’ange à la réputation démoniaque : alors qu’il était sur le point de devenir l’enfant chéri d’Hollywood, il a insulté tout le gratin pendant la cérémonie des oscars et a taillé la route, abandonnant sa carrière prometteuse. Aujourd’hui, on me demande de le faire revenir. Et j’ai comme l’impression que convaincre monsieur « j’ai été élu deux fois homme le plus sexy de l’année » ne sera pas si simple... "Une jolie romance qui questionne discrètement sur les choix de vie et un héros particulièrement séduisant..." - Boulevard des Passions Ne manquez pas également le nouveau roman d'Emily Blaine Toi. Moi. Maintenant ou jamais. Une histoire intense, riche en émotions, sensible et profondément humaine. Disponible dès à présent en prévente. A propos de l'auteur : Auteur de la série phénomène « Dear You », Emily Blaine est devenue, avec plus de 170 000 romans vendus, la reine incontestée de la romance moderne à la française.
Catch of the Day
What's the market price on a decent guy these days? Maggie Beaumont's luck is about to change. Sure, she's known for her bad romantic choices—her former boyfriend broke up with her by bringing his new girlfriend home for a visit. And then there was the crush she had on a gorgeous young Irishman, who turned out to be Father Tim, the parish's new priest. But romantic salvation has arrived in the form of handsome, if surly, fisherman Malone. It turns out there's a heart of gold underneath his barnacle-clad exterior. Will this catch of the day turn into the dish of a lifetime?
Madame Pamplemousse and Her Incredible Edibles
Madame Pamplemousse is the story of Madeleine, forced to work in her unpleasant uncle's horrible restaurant, The Squealing Pig. By chance she comes across the most marvellous shop, run by Madame Pamplemousse, which is quiet, discreet, yet full of delicious and otherworldly 'edibles' - Pterodactyl Bacon, Scorpion Tails in Smoked Garlic Oil, and Great Squid Tentacle in Jasmine-Scented Jelly. A quiet comradeship develops between Madeleine, Madame Pamplemousse, and Madame's cat, Camembert. And together they create some wonderful culinary magic. Exquisite, beautifully formed prose that has echoes of Angela Carter belies a narrative that is full of pace. A wonderful fairy tale that will appeal to both adults and children.
The Awkward Squad
Suspended from her job as a promising police officer for firing "one bullet too many", Anne Capestan is expecting the worst when she is summoned to H.Q. to learn her fate. Instead, she is surprised to be told that she is to head up a new police squad, working on solving old cold cases. Though relived to still have a job, Capestan is not overjoyed by the prospect of her new role. Even less so when she meets her new team: a crowd of misfits, troublemakers and problem cases, none of whom are fit for purpose and yet none of whom can be fired. But from this inauspicious start, investigating the cold cases throws up a number a number of strange mysteries for Capestan and her team: was the old lady murdered seven years ago really just the victim of a botched robbery? Who was behind the dead sailor discovered in the Seine with three gunshot wounds? And why does there seem to be a curious link with a ferry that was shipwrecked off the Florida coast many years previously? Translated from the French by Sam Gordon
Five months ago, Valerie Leftman's boyfriend, Nick, opened fire on their school cafeteria. Shot trying to stop him, Valerie inadvertently saved the life of a classmate, but was implicated in the shootings because of the list she helped create. A list of people and things she and Nick hated. The list he used to pick his targets. Now, after a summer of seclusion, Val is forced to confront her guilt as she returns to school to complete her senior year. Haunted by the memory of the boyfriend she still loves and navigating rocky relationships with her family, former friends and the girl whose life she saved, Val must come to grips with the tragedy that took place and her role in it, in order to make amends and move on with her life.
Jiro Taniguchi returns with this delightful and insightful tale of life in a Japan long forgotten. Inspired by an historical figure, Tadataka Ino (1745 - 1818), Taniguchi invites us to join this unnamed but appealing and picturesque figure as he strolls through the various districts of Edo, the ancient Tokyo, with its thousand little pleasures. Now retired from business he surveys, measures, draws and takes notes whilst giving free rein to his taste for simple poetry and his inexhaustible capacity for wonder.
The Book Of Skulls
Four students discover a manuscript, The Book of Skulls, which reveals the existence of a sect, now living in the Arizona desert, whose members can offer immortality to those who can complete its initiation rite. To their surprise, they discover that the sect exists, and is willing to accept them as acolytes. But for each group of four who enter the rite, two must die in order for the others to succeed.
The Very Best Baking Book for Children
A children's baking bible to treasure and enjoy, even into adulthood. Rigorously tested, step-by-step recipes, fully illustrated, ensure perfect results, even for beginners.
Each sister has a different story to tell, which one will be your favourite? Coco may be the youngest of the five Tanberry girls, but she can be a tough as big sister Honey and as determined as either of the twins, Summer and Skye. So when she discovers her favourite pony, Caramel, needs her help she has to do something. But why does Lawrie, the moodiest guy in the school, keep getting in her way? Can Coco rescue Caramel in time or is she riding into deeper trouble? Cathy Cassidy you'll love her www.cathycassidy.com