The Seed Collectors
What secrets are hiding in your family tree? Great Aunt Oleander is dead. To each of her nearest and dearest she has left a seed pod. The seed pods might be deadly, but then again they might also contain the secret of enlightenment . . . A complex and fiercely contemporary tale of inheritance, enlightenment, life, death, desire and family trees, The Seed Collectors is the most important novel yet from one of the world's most daring and brilliant...
A genre bending family saga with a huge cast of colourful characters. Barbarically funny and beautifully profound. Thomas weaves a complex tale about life, death, enlightenment and plants... that can walk?/ Jeanne
I Let You Go
A tragic accident. It all happened so quickly. She couldn't have prevented it. Could she? In a split second, Jenna Gray's world descends into a nightmare. Her only hope of moving on is to walk away from everything she knows to start afresh. Desperate to escape, Jenna moves to a remote cottage on the Welsh coast, but she is haunted by her fears, her grief and her memories of a cruel November night that changed her life forever. Slowly, Jenna begins to...
I loved this book. An exciting plot with a twist that you don't see coming. Full of enough suspense and drama to keep you on the edge of your seat, this one won't let you go!/Kayleigh
Florence: Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon awakes in a hospital bed with no recollection of where he is or how he got there. Nor can he explain the origin of the macabre object that is found hidden in his belongings. A threat to his life will propel him and a young doctor, Sienna Brooks, into a breakneck chase across the city. Only Langdon's knowledge of the hidden passageways and ancient secrets that lie behind its historic facade can save them from the clutches of their unknown pursuers....
Harvard Professor Robert Langley wakes up in a hospital in Florence with a head injury. He has no idea how he got there, and his memory from the last couple of days seems mysteriously wiped from his mind. This is Dan Browns fourth book in his series about Professor Robert Langley, and it will soon be a major motion picture. Read it before you see the movie! / Therese
Love from Paris
How far would you go for love? When new boyfriend Jack stands her up at the airport, Ruby Miller dries her tears, jumps on the Eurostar and heads to Paris. She thinks she's going there to visit an old friend and have a total break from romance. But the City of Love has other ideas. A locked apartment where time has stood still, a bundle of long-lost love letters and a flirtatious French lawyer sweep Ruby into a mystery that spans over seventy years. Who is the author of the...
When Ruby gets dumped at the airport she flees to her friend in Paris, under the impression that love is dead. But when she finds a bunch of love letters written in the 1930’s, hidden in an abandon apartment, an adventure in the name of love begins! War, broken hearts, epic love and a glittering Paris, this book is an absolute gem! / Therese
A novel of high adventure, great storytelling and moral purpose, based on an extraordinary true story of eight years in the Bombay underworld. 'In the early 80s, Gregory David Roberts, an armed robber and heroin addict, escaped from an Australian prison to India, where he lived in a Bombay slum. There, he established a free health clinic and also joined the mafia, working as a money launderer, forger and street soldier. He found time to learn Hindi and Marathi, fall in...
Summer is the best time to tackle a big book, like this about 900 pages brick. A book that takes you to Bombay (Mumbai) India, where we follow an Australian prison breakout trying to make a living. If you like adventures and literary novels, you will most likely devour this book. /Jenny
It's Not Me, It's You
An achingly funny story about how to be your own hero when life pulls the rug out from under your feet. From the author of the bestselling YOU HAD ME AT HELLO Delia Moss isn’t quite sure where she went wrong. When she proposed and discovered her boyfriend was sleeping with someone else – she thought it was her fault. When she realised life would never be the same again – she thought it was her fault. And when he wanted her back like nothing had changed – Delia started to...
If you want something laugh out loud funny that just makes you smile, read this. This is really a feel good at its best, following Delia while she tries to deal with life and the trouble she gets herself in. Perfect for the beach, plane or anywhere if you want a good laugh. / Jenny