John Rebus returns from retirement. He wasn’t made for hobbies, holidays or home improvements. Being a cop is in his blood. So when DI Siobhan Clarke asks for his help on a case, Rebus doesn’t need long to consider his options. Clarke’s been investigating the death of a senior lawyer whose body was found along with a threatening note. On the other side of Edinburgh, Big Ger Cafferty – Rebus’s long-time nemesis – has received an identical note and a bullet through his window. Now it’s up to Clarke and Rebus to connect the dots and stop a killer.
Follow up to The zig zag girl. Brighton, winter 1951. Pantomime season is in full swing on the pier with Max Mephisto starring in Aladdin, but Max’s headlines have been stolen by the disappearance of two local children. When they are found dead in the snow, surrounded by sweets, it’s not long before the press nickname them ‘Hansel and Gretel’. DI Edgar Stephens has plenty of leads to investigate.
Seasonal short story collection from the author of The unlikely pilgrimage of Harold Fry.
Stephanie Plum faces her toughest case yet.
Soulmates, pawns of prophecy and inheritors of an ancient conflict, Richard and Kahlan’s destinies have been bound together since their first encounter. But now Richard lies on a funeral bier – suspended between the worlds of life and death and Kahlan faces her greatest challenge. She must fight for Richard’s very existence, and he, trapped in the underworld, must fight to keep the world of life from ending.
New title from “the world’s most widely read Spanish-language author”. The Japanese Lover is an exquisite multi-generational love story that sweeps from WWII to present-day San Francisco.