Private investigator Charlotte Davidson was born with three things: looks; a healthy respect for the male anatomy; and the rather odd job title of grim reaper. Since the age of five, she has been helping the departed solve the mysteries of their deaths so they can cross over. Thus, when three lawyers from the same law firm are murdered, they come to her to find their killer.
In the meantime, Charley’s dealing with a being more powerful – and definitely sexier – than any spectre she’s ever come across before. With the help of a pain-in-the-ass skip tracer, a dead pubescent gangbanger named Angel, and a lifetime supply of sarcasm, Charley sets out to solve the highest profile case of the year and discovers that dodging bullets isn’t nearly as dangerous as falling in love.… Read more >>>
When sheltered American good girl Allyson “LuLu” Healey first meets laid-back Dutch actor Willem De Ruiter at an underground performance of Twelfth Night in England, there’s an undeniable spark. After just one day together, that spark bursts into a flame, or so it seems to Allyson, until the following morning, when she wakes up after a whirlwind day in Paris to discover that Willem has left.… Read more >>>
In a German town, long ago, lives a tooth-puller’s boy called Klaus. It isn’t Klaus’s fault that he sees his master steal a diamond from the mouth of a dead man in Frau Drecht’s lodging house, or that Frau Drecht and her murderous son want it for themselves.
He has nothing to do with the Jesuit priest and his Aztec companion who turn up out of the blue looking for it, or the Professor of Anatomy who takes such a strange interest in it. No, Klaus doesn’t want any trouble.
But when he finds himself with the diamond in his pocket, things really can’t get much worse – that is, until the feathered man appears.… Read more >>>
Oliver Jeffers always manages to amaze us with his wonderful picture books! His style is unique, quirky and easily stands out from the crowd! My daughter’s favourite books always have Oliver Jeffers’ name on them and this one is no exception! This Moose Belongs to Me is such a brilliantly silly book that is a real hoot for reading out loud! The illustrations are a treat for the eyes and will easily keep little ones glued to the pages. We were laughing out loud like idiots at this super-fun storyline! This is yet again another winner from Oliver Jeffers and I am so pleased to say another one for out favourites shelf!… Read more >>>
What good is a toy that will wind down? What if you could put a heart in one? A real heart. One that beat and beat and didn’t stop. What couldn’t you do if you could make a toy like that? From the moment Mathias becomes the owner of a mysterious piece of paper, he is in terrible danger. Entangled in devious plots and pursued by the sinister Doctor Leiter and his devilish toys, Mathias finds himself on a quest to uncover a deadly secret.
The Great Granny Gang is a wonderfully warm hearted book from Judith Kerr that we thoroughly enjoyed! It is a real fun and witty book that will have you giggling out loud on occasion! The illustrations are fantastic, they are colourful, attractive, fun and capture the story perfectly. My daughter couldn’t believe all the hilarious things the great grannies got up to throughout the book as her great granny would never dream of doing anything of the sort. I don’t think just anyone would get away with writing such a cheeky little book and I wonder if Judith Kerr might get up to some of the same outrageous activities herself!?… Read more >>>
For fans of Matched, The Hunger Games, X-Men, and Blade Runner comes a tale of a magical city divided, a political rebellion ignited, and a love that was meant to last forever. Book One of the Mystic City Novels.
Aria Rose, youngest scion of one of Mystic City’s two ruling rival families, finds herself betrothed to Thomas Foster, the son of her parents’ sworn enemies. The union of the two will end the generations-long political feud—and unite all those living in the Aeries, the privileged upper reaches of the city, against the banished mystics who dwell below in the Depths.… Read more >>>