Provoked by Kiranjit Ahluwalia There was no one she could turn to for help and support. Domestic violence being such a taboo subject for many Asians in Britain, and family honour was at stake for anyone who went outside the family for help. Kiranjit in desperation, ended killing the man who had tortured her for so long, and was sentenced to life imprisonment. This book is her story, and how a group of women got together to petition against the sentence, and ultimately succeeded in helping her.Read More...Hide Pages: 0
Ring by Koji Suzuki Journalist Asakawa, connects the death of his niece to the deaths of three other high school students. During his investigation, he discovers a videotape with a terrible warning: "Those who view these images are fated to die at this exact moment one week from now." With the aid of a friend, Asakawa traces the video to an alleged psychic and her daughter, Sadako.Read More...Hide Pages: 390
New York Minute by Eliza Willard Twins Jane and Roxy Ryan have their day all planned. Jane is due to give a presentation that she hopes will win her a scholarship to McGill College -- her whole life is at stake here! Meanwhile, Roxy needs to get to a music video shoot that's going on, and give her own band's CD to the guy in charge. Easy! So how, exactly, do they end up being chased all the way from Chinatown to Harlem by police, politicians and one angry truant officer...all in a New York Minute..Read More...Hide Pages: 192
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen "It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife."
So begins Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen's witty comedy of manners--one of the most popular novels of all time--that features splendidly civilized sparring between the proud Mr. Darcy and the prejudiced Elizabeth Bennet as they play out their spirited courtship in a series of eighteenth-century drawing-room intrigues.Read More...Hide Pages: 432
The Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot Mia is sure there's nothing worse than being a five-foot-nine,flat chested high school freshman who's failing Algebra-until she finds out that she's the heir to the throne of a small European Country.Now she's learning that no matter how bad things may seem,they can always get worse!Read More...Hide Pages: 283
Rage of Angels by Sidney Sheldon Beautiful Jennifer Parker, having risen from disaster to become a glamorously successful defense attorney, becomes the victim of two powerful men who determine to destroy one another. Pages: 504 Accolades New York Times Best Seller
Whispers by Dean Koontz For 35 years, Bruno Frye has lived in the shadow of the mother who made his heart beat with constant fear. And even though she died five years ago, the whispers still haunt him in the dark...enough to make him kill-and kill again.
Hilary Thomas is one of his intended victims. And she's about to learn that even death can't keep a bad man down.Read More...Hide Pages: 509
Night Shift by Stephen King A collection of short stories form the master of horror including "Children of the Corn," "The Lawnmower Man," "Graveyard Shift," "The Mangler," and "Sometimes They Come Back"-which were all made into hit horror films.Read More...Hide Pages: 326
The Shipping News by Annie Proulx When Quoyle's two-timing wife meets her just desserts, he retreats with his two daughters to his ancestral home on the starkly beautiful Newfoundland coast, where a rich cast of local characters and family members all play a part in Quoyle's struggle to reclaim his life. As Quoyle confronts his private demons -- and the unpredictable forces of nature and society -- he begins to see the possibility of love without pain or misery.
A vigorous, darkly comic, and at times magical portrait of the contemporary North American family, The Shipping News shows why Annie Proulx is recognized as one of the most gifted and original writers in America today.
Seven Years in Tibet by Heinrich Harrer This real-life adventure is the story of Heinrich Harrer, an Austrian who, during World War II, escaped from a British internment camp in India and walked across the Himalayas. Harrer eventually arrived in Tibet, where he spent seven years with the Dalai Lama.Read More...Hide Pages: 288
The number one bestselling new instalment in the Detective Michael Bennett series.
The son of one of New York`s wealthiest families is snatched off the street and held hostage. His parents can't save him, because this kidnapper isn't demanding money. Instead, he quizzes his prisoner on the price others pay for his life of luxury. In this exam, wrong answers are fatal. Detective Michael Bennett leads the investigation. With ten kids of his own, he can't begin to understand what could lead someone to target anyone's children. As another student disappears, one powerful family after another uses their leverage and connections to turn up the heat on the mayor, the press, anyone who will listen, to stop this killer. Their reach extends all the way to the FBI, who send their top Abduction Specialist, Agent Emily Parker. Bennett's work life and love life suddenly get even more complicated. Before Bennett has a chance to protest the FBI's intrusion on his case, the mastermind changes his routine. His plan leads up to the most deadly demonstration yet one that could bring cataclysmic devastation to every inch of New York.
Tender Hooks by Moni Mohsin
After freeing her darling son, jonkers from the clutches of his low class slutty secretary aunty pussy has charged butterfly with finding him a new wife�a rich, fair, beautiful, old family type. Quickly. But who wants to marry poor, plain, die - vorced jonkers? as butterfly schemes her way through shaadis, gts (oho baba,get togethers!) and kitty parties trying to find a suitable girl from the right bagground, she discovers to her dismay that her hapless cousin has his own ideas about his perfect mate and secretly she may even agree!
Full of wit and wickedness,tender hooks is another delightful romp through pakistani high society from the bestselling author of the diary of a social butterfly.
Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
When Isabella Swan moves to the gloomy town of Forks and meets Edward Cullen, her life takes a thrilling and terrifying turn. With his porcelain skin, golden eyes, mesmerizing voice, and supernatural gifts, Edward is both irresitible and impenetrable. Up until now, he has managed to keep his true identity hidden, but Bella is determined to uncover his dark secret. What Bella doesn't realize is the closer she gets to him, the more she is putting herself and those around her at risk. And, it might be too late to turn back. . . Deeply seductive and extraordinarily suspenseful, Twilight will have readers riveted right until the very last page is turned.