Peter Benchley's fascination with the sea and its magnificent inhabitants inspired such classic novels as Jaws and The Deep, making him the preeminent author of ocean adventure and suspense. The Girl of the Sea of Cortez was his most heartfelt, cherished story of... read more
1982. First edition. A near fine copy in a fine, unclipped d/w.
|Awards:||Winner of Dead Good Recommends Award for Most Recommended Book 2015.|
"Gripping, enthralling - a top-notch thriller and a compulsive read". (S J Watson, bestselling author of Before I Go To Sleep). Rachel catches the same commuter train every morning. She knows it will wait at the same signal each time, overlooking a row of back gardens. S... read more
2015. A trade paperback copy in near fine, unmarked condition.
A sensation across Europe--millions of copies sold A spellbinding amalgam of murder mystery, family saga, love story, and financial intrigue. It's about the disappearance forty years ago of Harriet Vanger, a young scion of one of the wealthiest families in S... read more
2010. Reprint. A near fine copy only marked by a slight cock to the spine. The d/w is unclipped and very good with some sunfading.
California. The summer of 1969. In the dying days of a floundering counter-culture a young girl is unwittingly caught up in unthinkable violence, and a decision made at this moment, on the cusp of adulthood, will shape her life..."This book will break your heart and blow your mind."... read more
2016. Trade paperback copy in near fine, unmarked condition.
The man in the prison cells calls himself Max. He admits to killing the cop who found him sitting in a car beside the still-warm body of a disembowelled young woman, but he claims to be suffering from DID, the multiple-personality disorder that is a common alibi for the wo... read more
2001. A trade paperback copy in very good condition.
'THE GLASS LAKE is Maeve Binchy at her spellbinding best - you'll never want it to end' Woman's Journal 'Maeve Binchy really knows what makes women tick. She crystallises their hopes, dreams and passions in her novels and now she has done it again in THE GLASS LAKE ... a marvel... read more
1994. Reprint. A very good copy in a good d/w.
|Awards:||Winner of Commonwealth Writer's Prize Best Book Eurasia 2001.|
Rajkumar is a young orphan helping out in a market stall in the dusty square outside the royal palace in Mandalay, when the British force the Burmese King, Queen and court into exile. Haunted by his vision of the Royal Family and one of their attendants, he travels to the obs... read more
2002. A paperback copy in good condition. A single crease down the front wrap.
|Series:||Vera Stanhope Ser.|
|Awards:||Shortlisted for Specsavers Bestseller Dagger 2012.|
*Winner of the 2017 Crime Writers' Association Diamond Dagger**Vera Stanhope will return in The Seagull*The Glass Room is the fifth book in Ann Cleeves' Vera Stanhope series - which is now a major ITV detective drama starring Brenda Blethyn, VERA. DI Vera Stanh... read more
1980. Reprint. A good copy in a very good d/w.
When the French painter Th odore G ricault died in 1824 at the age of thirty-three, he was mourned as one of the most promising artists of his generation. He was also one of the most controversial, endowed with a character marked by Byronic paradoxes. The cult of G ricault's... read more
2005. First edition. A trade paperback copy in very good condition.
|Awards:||Winner of Booker Prize for Fiction 1997. Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003. Shortlisted for Best of the Bestsellers 1998 and BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.|
'They all broke the rules. They all crossed into forbidden territory. They all tampered with the laws that lay down who should be loved, and how. And how much.' This is the story of Rahel and Estha, twins growing up among the banana vats and peppercorns of their blind ... read more
2004. A paperback copy in near fine, unmarked condition.
1969. First UK edition, first printing. A very good copy only marked by a previous owners name to the front free endpaper and foxing to the top and fore edges- otherwise the contents are fine. The d/w is very good with light edge bumping and panel soiling. Scans available if required.