The powerless must have a dream or two,dreams that break walls,dreams that go through walls as if they are powerless.
The curtain open on four figures,two men and two women.There is the sultan,who wants a virgin every night;there is his brother,who makes an enemy of darkness and tries to banish it;and there are their ambitious brides,the sisters Shahrzad and Dunyazad,aspiring to be heroines-or martyrs.Travelling in and out of these lives to spellbinding effect is a range of stories,dark,poetic and witty in turn,spanning medieval to contemporary times.
With its sharp and lively blend of past and present,its skillful reworking of the historical tradition,and its evocative language,When Dreams Travel has all the significance of modern myth.
A magical tour de force by a writer at the height of her powers.
From No.1 bestselling author of PS,I Love you...
What if love was right there in front of you-you just couldn't see it?
Elizabeth Egan is too busy for friends. As a reluctant mother to her sister Saoirse's young son Luke and with her own business to run, every precious moment in made to count.But with Saorise crashing in and out of their lives,leaving them both reeling, Luke and Elizabeth are desperately in need of some magic.Enter Ivan. Wild spontaneous and always looking for adventure,Ivan changes Elizabeth in ways she could never have imagined. With her newly open eyes and heart,Elizabeth sees what she's been missing all along.
Angel of Death
Angel of Death by Jack Higgins
They call themselves "January 30", after the date of a British massacre in Belfast. They are the enemies of peace--and they are plotting an assassination that will shatter the uneasy truce that reigns in Ireland. Former IRA enforcer Sean Dillon must hunt down January 30 before they kill again--before they spark a war.
The Return Journey
The Return Journey by Maeve Binchy
The Return Journey is a spellbinding trip into the human heart...
In these powerful, poignant tales, the author reveals her unrivaled understanding of matters of the heart. Here are sons and lovers, daughters and strangers, husbands and wives in their infinite variety--powerfully compelling stories of love and loss, revelation and reconciliation.
A secretary's silent passion for her boss meets the acid test on a business trip--.An insecure wife clings to the illusion of order, only to discover chaos at the hands of a house sitter who opens the wrong doors--. A pair of star-crossed travelers take each other's bags, and then learn that when you unlock a stranger's suitcase, you enter a stranger's life.