Kindle eBooks for July

Forget our changeable Summer weather and charge up your Kindle.   Put the kettle on, open that naughty packet of biscuits you’ve been hiding ….then switch off from the daily routine and switch onto some  of the best eBooks around right now from our latest selection….enjoy!

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children,  Ransom Riggs

A mysterious island.

An abandoned orphanage.

A strange collection of very curious photographs.

A horrific family tragedy sets sixteen-year-old Jacob journeying to a remote island off the coast of Wales, where he discovers the crumbling ruins of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. As Jacob explores its abandoned bedrooms and hallways, it becomes clear that the children were more than just peculiar. They may have been dangerous. They may have been quarantined on a deserted island for good reason. And somehow—impossible though it seems—they may still be alive.

Guess Who I Pulled Last Night?,  Nikki Ashton

Charlotte is scatty and engaging and after having her heart broken 3 years earlier by cheating, Capri driving, Grant she’s now looking for love again….

Bets is the glamorous good-time girl and beauty salon owner who secretly yearns to settle down.

Kerry, of the impressive cleavage, is the only of the trio to be married and a mother.. Suddenly she’s turned in to the bitch from hell, alienating all those around her…

This is a charming story focusing on friendship and love, but exploring some difficult and sensitive issues in its course. It will make you laugh out loud, smile, cry and desperate to turn every page.

A Little Bit of Crazy,  A E Murphy

I’m strong, I’m passionate, I’m free.
At least I was until my father asked me to marry his handsome, charming and completely gorgeous right hand man who was also a sort of friend to myself. I agreed of course, mainly because it was his last dying wish to see me with someone who he knew would treat me well.
Will I love him? Will I hate him?
Maybe both with a little bit of crazy
I know I’ll fail, I’m selfish, self-centered and shallow. I just hope he’s prepared for when I do.

Hunger,  Susan Hill

When Adrian and Paula move to a cottage in the countryside, they don’t know what to expect. At first, Adrian finds their new life idyllic, and insists on lots of long walks and fresh air, while Paula finds rural life lonely and dull.

Then some small and oddly silent children start showing up — in the woods, the garden, and eventually inside the house itself. Their presence proves disturbing to Adrian, who is having second thoughts about the move they’ve made. It’s Paula now who seems more at home with country life, and Paula who starts to take a peculiar comfort from the mysterious new arrivals.

Love is a Secret, Sophie King

Caroline is finding it difficult to trust her husband Roger. Can a marriage really survive an affair?

Susan is struggling to bring up her disabled daughter Tabitha on her own, and dreams of a better life for them both.

Mark is learning how to be a single dad while his wife Hilary is away.

Lisa is looking forward to the birth of her child. Will a new baby help her get over the past? Whatever that is…

Sometimes you have to keep a secret from the one you love – and sometimes you have to keep the one you love a secret.

French Women Don’t Get Fat,  Mirielle Guiliano

How do French women do it? This is the book that unlocks the simple secrets of ‘the French paradox’ – how to enjoy food and stay slim and healthy. With a simple USP and a title that almost sells itself, it’s guaranteed to be a bestseller.

 

 

Just a Boy,  Casey Watson

Although he isn’t with them for long, Cameron immediately touches the hearts of Casey’s whole family. A sweet boy with a great sense of humour, he seems different from the other children she’s cared for. But after a disastrous and embarrassing family trip, Cameron disappears. Casey fears the worst. Will her fears be realised?

 

The Magpies,  Mark Edwards

Meet the neighbours from hell, in the gripping thriller that reviewers and readers describe as “fast-paced”, “chilling” and “impossible to put down”.

When Jamie and Kirsty move into their first home together they are full of optimism. The future, in which they plan to get married and start a family, is bright. The other residents of their building seem friendly too, including the Newtons, a married couple who welcome them to the building with open arms.

But then strange things start to happen. Dead rats are left on their doorstep. They hear disturbing noises, and much worse, in the night. After Jamie’s best friend is injured in a horrific accident, Jamie and Kirsty find themselves targeted by a campaign of terror.

As Jamie and Kirsty are driven to the edge of despair, Jamie vows to fight back – but he has no idea what he is really up against…

One Breath Away,  Heather Gudenkauf

‘He has a gun.’ ‘Who? Tell me, where are you? Who has a gun?’ ‘I love you, Mum.’’ An ordinary school day in March, snowflakes falling, classroom freezing, kids squealing with delight, locker-doors slamming. Then the shooting started. No-one dared take one breath… He’s holding a gun to your child’s head. One wrong answer and he says he’ll shoot. This morning you waved goodbye to your child. What would you have said if you’d known it might be the last time?

 

No-one Ever Has Sex on a Tuesday,  Tracy Bloom

Childhood sweethearts Matthew and Katy agree they must never see each other again after they end up in bed together following a school re-union.
So all is forgotten… until eight months later when a shock meeting at an antenatal class forces them to confront the fact that Matthew could be the father of Katy’s baby. Oblivious to the mayhem unfolding, Matthew’s highly-strung wife frets over giving birth to twins and Katy’s much younger boyfriend refuses to take fatherhood seriously.

Love and life are messy but Katy and Matthew take things to a whole new level as deep emotions begin to resurface and hormones run riot.

Sanctus,  Simon Toyner

The certainties of the modern world are about to be blown apart by a three thousand year-old conspiracy nurtured by blood and lies …

A man throws himself to his death from the oldest inhabited place on the face of the earth, a mountainous citadel in the historic Turkish city of Ruin. This is no ordinary suicide but a symbolic act. And thanks to the media, it is witnessed by the entire world.

For charity worker Kathryn Mann and a handful of others, it is what they have been waiting for. The cowled and secretive fanatics that live in the Citadel suspect it could mean the end of everything they have built – and they will kill, torture and break every law to stop that. For Liv Adamsen, New York crime reporter, it begins the next stage of a journey into the heart of her own identity.

And at that journey’s end lies a discovery that will change EVERYTHING …

 

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