|Author:||Lynda Hallinan (Photographer); Linden Eller (Illustrator); Alun Callender (Photographer)|
When English colonists settled in New Zealand in the mid-1800s, they brought damson plum stones in their pockets, and this self-fertile heirloom fruit tree has been a beloved backyard cropper ever since. With superlative flavour and a distinctive tang when preserved in jams, gin, chutneys, ... read more
On a voyage toward the boundaries of the known universe, nine misfit academics seek out first contact with a shadowy alien race. But another enigma is the Nightflyer itself, a cybernetic wonder with an elusive captain no one has ever seen in the flesh. Soon, the crew discover... read more
THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER "Brilliant!" --Jeffery Deaver, New York Times bestselling author "Two well-chewed thumbs up." --Gregg Hurwitz, New York Times bestselling author An addictive debut thriller starring an FBI consultant with a peculiar taste for crime and punishment... A bo... read more
Imagine you could erase your grief. Imagine you could forget your pain. Imagine you could hide a secret. Forever. Emmett Farmer is working in the fields when a letter arrives summoning him to begin an apprenticeship. He will work for a Bookbinder, a vocation that arouses fear, supersti... read more
A blackly comic novel about lies, love, Lagos, and how blood is thicker - and more difficult to get out of the carpet - than water.
|Author:||George R. R. Martin|
|Series:||A\Song of Ice and Fire Ser.|
|Reading Level:||1 Fiction|
Set 300 years before the events in A Song of Ice and Fire, FIRE AND BLOOD is the definitive history of the Targaryens in Westeros as told by Archmaester Gyldayn, and ch... read more
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER
'A compelling and moving story, expertly told, that will draw you in and keep you in its grip until the last page.' DAILY EXPRESS
'Magnificent ... his writing is evocative and perfect. His grasp of human loneliness and longing is beautiful and comfo... read more
"Let me tell you about our brother. The fourth Dunbar boy named Clay. Everything happened to him. We were all of us changed through him." The Dunbar boys bring each other up in a house run by their own rules. A family of ramshackle tragedy - their mother is dead, their father has fl... read more
|Author:||Simon Sebag Montefiore|
|Reading Level:||4 Non Fiction|
WRITTEN IN HISTORY celebrates the great letters of world history, creative culture and personal life. Acclaimed historian Simon Sebag Montefiore selects over one hundred letters from ancient times to the twenty-first century: some are noble and ins... read more
In Wild Journeys Bruce Ansley retraces the path of doomed surveyor John Whitcombe across the Southern Alps, follows the raiding party of northern chief Te Puoho along the West Coast, sails around New Zealand's North and South capes, walks through the valley under the Two Thumb Range ... read more
The Moon Sister is the fifth epic story in the Seven Sisters series by Lucinda Riley. After the death of her father - Pa Salt, an elusive billionaire who adopted his six daughters from around the globe - Tiggy D'Aplièse , trusting her instincts, moves to the ... read more
From the bestselling author of The House at Riverton and The Secret Keeper, Kate Morton brings us her dazzling sixth novel, The Clockmaker's Daughter.
My real name, no one remembers. The truth about that summer, no one else knows.
In the summer of 1862, a grou... read more