Description : Any woman who's ever been involved with a bad, bad man and been dumped will understand what it feels like to be broken, broken-hearted, and bent on revenge. Taylor Bishop is hurt, angry, and wants to destroy Angus Hollingsworth in the way he destroyed her: 'Insidiously. Irreparably. Like a puzzle he'd slowly dissembled, stolen a couple of pieces from, and then discarded, knowing that nobody would ever be able to put it back together ever again.' So Taylor consults The Art of War and makes a plan. Then she takes the next irrevocable step one that will change her life forever. Things start to spiral out of her control and The Sunday Girl becomes impossible to put down. It's a tale of love gone wrong...and revenge done right.
Description : It is the time of the Great Depression and jobs are scarce. Like many others in Dundee, the Neill family are struggling just to make ends meet. Ann would love to stay at school but, following the tragic death of her mother, she is forced to take a job as a housemaid to support her family. Her employer, Mrs Barrie, couldn't be kinder but the spiteful housekeeper Miss Hood has a guilty secret and is determined to make Ann's life a misery. Ann's desperation to provide for her family keeps her going through hard times until she meets Maddie, the daughter of a prosperous Dundee solicitor. The only thing they seem to have in common is that they were both born on a Sunday but soon the girls become firm friends and discover that, despite these being the hardest of hard times, they can still find fun and laughter to help them through good times and bad. Following the runaway success of Voices in the Street, Maureen Reynolds' new trilogy starts with The Sunday Girls, a compelling story describing the trials and tribulations of working-class life, family and a close-knit community in pre-war Dundee
Description : Sunday Times Crime Book Club Pick Mail on Sunday Thriller of the Week 'A coldly brilliant exposé of the depths of human nature' SUNDAY TIMES 'Compelling, beautifully constructed and atmospheric' DAILY MAIL Sixty-two days after the disappearance . . . A man is arrested in the small town of Avechot. His shirt is covered in blood. Could this have anything to do with a missing girl called Anna Lou? What really happened to the girl? Detective Vogel will do anything to solve the mystery surrounding Anna Lou's disappearance. When a media storm hits the quiet town, Vogel is sure that the suspect will be flushed out. Yet the clues are confusing, perhaps false, and following them may be a far cry from discovering the truth at the heart of a dark town. FOR FANS OF DONNA LEON AND MICHELE GIUTTARI, GET READY FOR THE CRIME THRILLER OF THE YEAR. 'Carrisi is an expert at misdirection . . . this is a thoroughly disconcerting, addictive thriller guaranteed to freeze your soul' METRO
Description : Now, the fathers of the church speak from across the ages each week: The Fathers on the Sunday Gospels provides rich reflections on every Sunday gospel reading in the three-year Lectionary from Augustine, Bede, Ambrose, Gregory the Great, Aelred, John Scotus Erigena, Origen, Cyril of Alexandria, and many more. This unique volume will prove to be an invaluable companion for preachers and for personal reflection on the Sunday gospels. It is also an ideal gift for ordination and anniversaries of priesthood.
Description : This collection of poetry was written in the midst of a serious depression episode in an attempt to deal with the causes and to express these feelings with the hope that by putting the thoughts and feelings on paper they would leave my spirit. They did!
Description : Amateur sleuth Isabel Dalhousie is a philosopher who also uses her training to solve unusual mysteries. Isabel is Editor of the Review of Applied Ethics - which addresses such questions as 'Truth telling in sexual relationships' - and she also hosts The Sunday Philosophy Club at her house in Edinburgh. Behind the city's Georgian facades its moral compasses are spinning with greed, dishonesty and murderous intent. Instinct tells Isabel that the young man who tumbled to his death in front of her eyes at a concert in the Usher Hall didn't fall. He was pushed. With Isabel Dalhousie Alexander McCall Smith introduces a new and pneumatic female sleuth to tackle murder, mayhem - and the mysteries of life. As her hero WH Auden maintained, classic detective fiction stems from a desire for an uncorrupted Eden which the detective, as an agent of God, can return to us. But then Isabel, being a philosopher, has a thing or two to say about God as well.
Description : Imagine seeing your loving husband on a dating app. Now imagine that’s the best thing that happens to you all week … When Charlie sees a man who is the spitting image of her husband Oliver on a dating app, her heart stops. Her first desperate instinct is to tell herself she must be mistaken – after all, she only caught a glimpse from a distance as her friends laughingly swiped through the men on offer. But no matter how much she tries to push her fears aside, she can’t let it go. Because she took that photo. On their honeymoon. Suddenly other signs of betrayal start to add up and so Charlie does the only thing she can think of to defend her position – she signs up to the app to catch Oliver in the act. But Charlie soon discovers that infidelity is the least of her problems. Nothing is as it seems and nobody is who she thinks they are ... The eagerly awaited addictive new thriller from the bestselling author of The Sunday Girl. Praise for The Strangers We Know: ‘Written with pace, intrigue and a series of disorientating twists that keeps you guessing to the end’ Sydney Morning Herald ‘A relatable heroine, a riveting mystery, and plot twists that will make you gasp. I loved it.’ Robyn Harding, bestselling author of The Party ‘I raced through this book and loved the sharp, sassy suspense story of a marriage on the edge.’ Sara Foster, bestselling author of The Hidden Hours and You Don’t Know Me ‘The Strangers We Know is simply phenomenal. Pip Drysdale is a brilliant storyteller. She has a long career ahead of her, and I will be eagerly awaiting every new book she releases.’ Better Reading Book of the Week ‘Reels you in from the first chapter … Set aside a weekend because you won’t be able to put it down after you start reading.’ Courier Mail ‘Another gripping psychological thriller from the home-grown author of The Sunday Girl.’ Who magazine ‘Twisty-turny domestic noir.’ New Idea Book of The Month 'This addictive page turner enthralls from cover to cover … exposes a relationship marked by love, lies, betrayal, tragedy and deception. An author we need to watch.’ Mrs. B’s Book Reviews ‘The next Liane Moriarty.’ Stellar Praise for The Sunday Girl: ‘The Girls Club of psychological thrillers has a worthy new member’ Herald Sun
Description : Leading Catholic biblical scholar Henry Wansbrough provides a pithy and readable commentary covering all the Sunday readings for years A, B and C. Wansbrough provides incisive commentary informed by his many years of teaching and praying scripture as a scholar and Benedictine monk of Ampleforth Abbey, and member of the Pontifical Biblical Commission. For each Sunday a short commentary on the three readings is given, together with questions and suggestions for personal reflection, and a section for families looking at the readings together. A section covering major feasts, especially those which at times take the place of the Sunday is presented at the back of the book.
Description : For a sophisticated and titillating read, dip into The Lost Girl by famed British novelist D.H. Lawrence, known for producing such masterworks as The Rainbow and Women in Love. This award-winning novel is a journey of discovery, following protagonist Alvina Houghton as she experiences a series of devastating personal losses and seeks to find an ideal romantic partner, against the express wishes of her parents. The Lost Girl highlights Lawrence's keen insight into human behavior, and it's a must-read for fans of classic twentieth-century literature.