What if you found your soulmate... and then discovered you couldn't lose him?When Lucy meets Nate aged 18, it is love at first sight. As far as she's concerned, he's The One. Caught up in the whirlwind of first love, they kiss under the Bridge of Sighs in Venice at sunset and according to the legend are tied together indefinitely. But ten years later, they ve almost forgotten about each other. That is, until fate starts to bring them together. Again. And again. And again. It doesn't seem as wonderful as it had before, but if Nate's not The One then why on earth is it proving so hard to break up with him?A funny and magical romantic comedy about what happens when every girl's dream of finding her dream man comes very true indeed...
Home should be a place where you can relax, escape your worries and hide away in comfort with your family.Not for Lizzy Walters, where a summer at home means juggling family secrets and confronting old flames.Some families warm your heart. Lizzy's makes her head spin.Home. For most it's a place of calm and safety. For Lizzy Walter, things are a bit more complicated. Keeper House - a cherished old place deep in the countryside - has always been the heart of the Walter's universe. There, Lizzy can escape from her London life and ease her heart and mind. But trouble is on the horizon.For a start, her entire family are hiding something. Then the Love of Her Life makes an unexpected reappearance - just when she thought she was starting to get over him. And now Keeper House itself is in peril. By the time the Walters gather for a summer wedding, the stakes have never been higher - for Lizzy, for her family and for love...
Sandra Brown was eight when her friend and neighbour, twelve-year-old Moira Anderson, disappeared from the small town of Coatbridge near Glasgow in 1957. Moira has never been seen since. Twenty-seven years later, at a family funeral, Sandra's estranged father confessed to her that he had been involved in the girl's disappearance. Appalled and fascinated by his curious half confession, Sandra began to delve into the case and in so doing discovered that her father was an acknowledged child molester whose activities were known not just to everyone in Coatbridge but also to the police. The horrifying jigsaw she pieced together, along with the admission her father had made, ultimately convinced Sandra that he had indeed been responsible for Moira's disappearance nearly fifty years ago. Where There Is Evil is the remarkable story of Sandra's quest to unravel the mystery and see justice done. 'Completely gripping...Sandra Brown found evil in the person of her own father; and she confronted it as few could have done...Everyone will want to read this amazing story' Andrew O'Hagan 'Inspirational...This book is not only important but unique' Jimmy Boyle
A sweet, funny and romantic novel from theSunday TimesNo. 1 bestseller Cleo Quinn doesn't have a great track record when it comes to men, but now Will's come along she's optimistic. Handsome, attentive and an absolute gentleman when it comes to her questionable cooking skills, he could be her Mr Right. Things are definitely looking up for Cleo... apart from one small problem with a rather large ego. Johnny LaVenture, sculptor extraordinaire and her childhood adversary, is back in Channing's Hill and tormenting Cleo as if he'd never been away. But life never goes to plan, does it? Johnny isn't the only one stirring up trouble and, for Cleo's family and friends, all kinds of sparks are starting to fly. If you think you can put the past behind you, think again...
'Ah, the taste and feel of blood when all passion and greed is sharpened in that one desire!'Lestat: a vampire - but very much not the conventional undead, for Lestat is the truly alive.Lestat is vivid, ecstatic, stagestruck, and in his extravagant story he plunges from the lasciviousness of eighteenth-century Paris to the demonic Egypt of prehistory; from fin-de-siecle New Orleans to the frenetic twentieth-century world of rock superstardom - as, pursued by the living and the dead, he searches across time for the secret of his own dark immortality.
Property is Valerie Martin's powerful, startling novel set in America's deep South in the early nineteenth century.Manon Gaudet is unhappily married to the owner of a Louisiana sugar plantation. She misses her family and longs for her native New Orleans, but most of all she longs to be free of her suffocating domestic situation. The tension revolves around Sarah, a slave girl given to Manon as a wedding present, whose young son Walter is living proof of where Manon's husband's inclinations lie. This private drama is played out against a brooding atmosphere of unrest and bloody uprisings, as the whispers of a slave rebellion grow louder and more threatening . . .
They were three women who dared to make it in a man's world. Madeleine Arsenault has prepared for this moment all her life. Grief for her father is second only to her determination to rescue the beloved family Chateau, and prove to her sworn childhood enemy Axel Delaflote that she's got what it takes to run the most successful champagne house in France. Former supermodel Christina Morgan knows she hasn't got what it takes. But she's sure as hell not going to show it. And with the help of her assistant Sam, she'll turn her ex-husband's hobby Californian vineyard into a major player. Kelly Elson would rather drink vodka and coke than champagne. Then she inherits a vineyard and suddenly she's not a chambermaid any more.Swept into a world of feuds, back-stabbing, sabotage and seduction, have they got what it takes to survive? There's more than their reputations at stake acirc;euro;brvbar;
This title offers two sparkling Regency delights. "A Countess by Christmas" by Annie Burrows: Miss Helen Forrest, attends handsome Earl of Bridgemere's lavish Christmas house party feeling rather ordinary. Then she discovers the true man behind Bridgemere's forbidding exterior, and receives an unexpected Christmas gift - a marriage proposal! But Helen refuses to become Bridgemere's bride of convenience - this fiery Cinderella will only agree to become his Christmas Countess for love..."The Earl's Mistletoe Bride" by Joanna Maitland: If it hadn't been for handsome Jonathan Foxe-Garway, Earl of Portbury, Beth Aubrey may have never seen another Christmas! Destitute and amnesiac, she was saved from the freezing cold and given a roof over her head. But she cannot answer questions concerning her past. So when, a year on, the Earl returns, wishing to take a bride, and his foundling is a beautiful woman, he resolves to give her a new identity - as his wife.
Bridget Mulligan loves her husband, but she can¹t quite forget Harry. And when a snow storm drives her into his arms, the inevitable happens. Nine months later a child is born. Alone, Bridget knows her life will never be complete without him.
When Kit and Adam's marriage ended, Kit felt completely lost. But now, a year on, her life is back on track. She has a new home, the perfect job - working for a famous novelist - two wonderful children and is on good terms with her ex-husband. Then Steve - attentive, charming, the perfect gentleman - comes into Kit's life and she thinks she may have found the right one. But is Steve as perfect as he seems? And why does it bother Kit when her friend Tracy starts dating Kit's boss?
Jack Frost has promised not to trouble the Rainbow Fairies again, but he didn't say anything about the weather fairies! Now he has stolen the feathers from the weather-vane cockerel in charge of the weather. It's up to Rachel and Kirsty to get each of the feathers back from Jack Frost's goblins, with a little bit of help from the weather fairies: Crystal the Snow Fairy, Wendy the Wind Fairy, Pearl the Cloud Fairy, Goldy the Sunshine Fairy, Evie the Mist Fairy, Storm the Lightning Fairy and Hayley the Rain Fairy.
Separated from her real mother at birth, Anya grew up in terror of her drunken bullying uncle. Beaten, humiliated and sexually abused by him from the age of six, she thought her life couldn't get worse. But one day it did. "I was used to Daddy screaming 'whore's child' at me, over and over again. But I couldn't get used to what he made me do." Anya was too terrified to tell anybody about what her uncle did to her. But then he got careless and started abusing her in front of the other children. When her brothers started calling her a 'whore', Anya cracked and all her terrible secrets came pouring out. Anya had always coped because there was one woman who loved her deeply, her 'Mummy'. But this time love was not enough. One morning 'Mummy' just left. Determined to make a new life, Anya buried her feelings and tried to move on. But when she ended up homeless, living in her car, she knew she had to face her past if she was ever going to find happiness and security again. Top 10 Sunday Times Bestseller, Abandoned is Anya's inspirational story of her fight to find love, acceptance and a place to belong.
The Hollow Chocolate Bunnies of the Apocalypse (Gollancz)
Toy Town—older, bigger, and certainly not wiser. The Old Rich, who have made their millions from the royalties on their world-famous nursery rhymes, are being murdered one by one. A psychopath is on the loose, and he must be stopped at any cost. It’s a job for Toy Town’s only detective—but he’s missing, leaving only Eddie Bear, and his bestest friend Jack, to track down the mad killer.
Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (Wordsworth Classics)
"James Joyce's A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (1916) is one of the twentieth century's great coming-of-age novels. This Norton Critical Edition is based on Hans Walter Gabler's acclaimed text and is accompanied by his introduction and textual notes. John Paul Riquelme provides explanatory notes to deepen the reader's appreciation for Joyce's masterpiece." ""Backgrounds and Contexts" is topically organized: "Political Nationalism: Irish History, 1798-1916," "The Irish Literary and Cultural Revival," "Religion," and "Aesthetic Backgrounds." Fourteen illustrations accompany the documents." ""Criticism" begins with John Paul Riquelme's overview of A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man's structure. Twelve diverse interpretations of his work follow, by Kenneth Burke, Umberto Eco, Hugh Kenner, Helene Cixous, John Paul Riquelme, Karen Lawrence, Maud Ellmann, Bonnie Kime Scott, Joseph Valente, Marian Eide, Pericles Lewis, adn Jonathan Mulrooney. A Selected Bibliography is also included."--BOOK JACKET.
Lister, the last human being alive in "Red Dwarf", decides to leave a log describing the greatest achievements of mankind, in case there is a posterity to find it. All these deeds have a distinct "Lister" swing to them, and feature many of the "Red Dwarf" crew .
Theirs Was the Kingdom (The Swann Family Saga: Volume 2)
A novel which portrays Britain in the early 20th century, when Adam Swann's family and business interests stretch across Great Britain. From the author of A HORSEMAN RIDING, ALL OVER THE TOWN and LONG SUMMER DAY 1902-1911.
Victoria Macara is 27 and lives alone in the old house on the corner. When the land is sold, she finds herself surrounded by a small estate of new properties called Victoria Square. The newcomers who move in around her bring with them their own dramas. The mismatched Kathleen and Steve are lovers with broken marriages behind them; Rachel is attempting to escape from a terrible tragedy; upper-class Sarah arrives with her children after running away from an abusive husband; while Anna and Ernie are just after a quiet life. But it is to Gareth—trapped in a hopeless marriage—that Victoria is particularly drawn. When Rachel decides to hold a barbecue, the scene is set for confrontation, truth-telling, and the revelation of long-held secrets that will touch the lives of all these characters.
The terrifying sequel to Karen Rose's brilliant DIE FOR ME.Daniel Vartanian is trying to come to terms with a chilling discovery. Photographs taken, and kept hidden, by his brother years ago, show a group of unidentifiable teenage boys raping young girls for fun. With his brother now dead, Vartanian is determined to find the girls and bring the rapists to justice. Alex Fallon is unable to forget her past. Her family fell apart when her sister was murdered and now with her step-sister Bailey's disappearance, history seems to be repeating itself. When Vartanian meets Alex, it's as if a ghost has walked into the room. The double of one of the girls in the photographs, it is only when he learns that she had a twin sister that it begins to make horrifying sense. With Bailey's life in the balance and events escalating out of all control, Daniel and Alex will have to confront their pasts head-on if they are find the missing woman before it's too late.
Knocked Out By My Nunga-Nungas (Confessions Of Georgia Nicolson)
Brilliantly funny, Louise Rennison's fabby third book on the confessions of crazy but lovable Georgia Nicolson. Now in gorgey new paperback and guaranteed to have the nation laughing their knickers off!Jas said, "Well, what happened?"And I said, "Well, it was beyond marvy. We talked and snogged and then he made me a sandwich and we snogged and then he played me a record and then we snogged.""So it was like...""Yeah... a snogging fest.""Sacré bleu!"Jas looked like she was thinking which is a) unusual and b) scary.I said, "But then this weird thing happened. He had his hands on my waist, standing behind me.""Oo-er...""D-accord. Anyway, I turned round and he sort of leaped out of the way like two short leaping things.""Was he dancing?""No... I think he was frightened of being knocked out by my nunga-nungas..."Then we both laughed like loons on loon tablets (i.e. A LOT).
Marcus Valerius Aquila has scarcely landed in Britannia when he has to run for his life - condemned to dishonorable death by power-crazed emperor Commodus. The plan is to take a new name, serve in an obscure regiment on Hadrian's Wall and lie low until he can hope for justice. Then a rebel army sweeps down from the wastes north of the Wall, and Marcus has to prove he's hrd enough to lead a century in the front line of a brutal, violent war.
Nicholas, the youngest son of the Prince of Arutha and his squire, Harry were sent for an education to the rustic castle Crydee which was viciously attacked by unknown assailants. The raiders have come from a pirate haven and are no ordinary foe but an enemy connected to dark magical forces that threaten the lands Nicholas will someday rule if he survives.
Sister Fidelma has been sent by her brother, king of Cashel, to Laisre, chieftain of Gleann Geis - the 'forbidden valley' - to negotiate permission to build a Christian church and school in his territory, replacing the pagan Druidic sanctuaries. Laisre is known to be hostile to the new religion, and Fidelma knows her mission will be no easy task. Entering Gleann Geis with the Saxon Brother Eadulf, she comes across the naked, slain bodies of thirty-three young men, positioned in a sunwise circle. Each body bears the marks of stabbing and garrotting; every skull has been smashed. Who is reponsible for such evil, if not the heathen Laisre?
The Cosmic Ordering Service is the new self-help phenomenon. It is recognised as the book that turned TV presenter Noel Edmonds' life around. Bestselling author Barbel Mohr teaches you how to fulfil all your wishes just by placing an order with the universe. She has used the Cosmic Ordering Service to gain her dream job, the ideal man, money, health even a castle to live in! Mohr has taught hundreds and thousands of others how to listen to your inner voice, place your order, sit back, and let marvellous things happen.
Read the original books before you see theHow to Train Your Dragonfilm! With a film tie-in cover, this book will be a hit with children and adults alike. THE STORY BEGINS in the first volume of Hiccup'sHow to Train Your Dragonmemoirs... Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III was an awesome sword-fighter, a dragon-whisperer and the greatest Viking Hero who ever lived. But it wasn't always like that. In fact, in the beginning, Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III was the most put upon Viking you'd ever seen. Not loud enough to make himself heard at dinner with his father, Stoick the Vast; not hard enough to beat his chief rival, Snotlout, at Bashyball, the number one school sport and CERTAINLY not stupid enough to go into a cave full of dragons to find a pet... It's time for Hiccup to learn how to be a Hero. How to Train Your Dragonis soon to be a DreamWorks film starring Gerrard Butler, America Ferrera and Jonah Hill, out in March 2010 adapted from the best sellingHow to Train Your Dragonseries by Cressida Cowell. Read the rest of Hiccup's exploits in theHow to Train Your Dragonseries inHow to Be a Pirate, How to Speak Dragonese, How to Cheat a Dragon's Curse, How to Twist a Dragon's Tale, A Hero's Guide to Deadly Dragons, How to Ride a Dragon's Storm,and How to Break a Dragon's Heart. Check out the all-new Hiccup website at www.howtotrainyourdragonbooks.com It's the place to go for games, downloads, activities and sneak peeks! Read all about Hiccup and all of your favourite characters, learn to speak Dragonese and train your own dragon to do tricks!
In this book Vanessa, heroine of "I'm a Vegetarian" and "Summer Without Mum", finds that she and Damien are, at last, an item. But the arrival of Luke, a runaway, threatens Vanessa and Damien's friendship.
Another superb family story from this mega-selling author. When Jayni, her mum and little brother have to run away from her abusive father, it starts off as a big adventure. They slip out at night, go up to London by train and stay in a hotel. They even make up false identities to protect their secret, and Jayni becomes the glamorous-sounding Lola Rose. But when the money runs out and reality bites, is it still a game they should play? From the Hardcover edition.
An orphan returns from Dublin to live with his tyrannical grandfather in a small village in the country. Walter Macken paints a memorable portrait of the hard life of subsistence farming, of loveless arranged marriages, and of rebellion against suffocating social mores.
If you have not heard anything about the Baudelaire orphans, then you should know this: Violet, Klaus and Sunny are kindhearted and quick-witted, but their lives are filled with bad luck and misery. All of the stories about these three children are unhappy and wretched, and this one may be the worst of them all.
Stunning good looks, a gorgeous fiance, a bottomless trust fund, London's leading It Girl, Lola Fitzsimmons, leads a charmed life, a pampered princess whose rich father funds her every whim. Evie on the other hand has had to work her own way up life's greasy pole - literally! But, having hooked herself an indulgent sugar daddy, Evie has been able to give up her pole-dancing career, abandoning New York's seedy strip bars for a luxury Manhattan penthouse. Both Lola and Evie are about to meet their nemesis. Overnight, Lola's credit cards are refused, her fiance disappears and she finds herself locked out of her own Chelsea mews house. That same day, Evie is abruptly thrown out onto the streets. One woman lies behind their misfortune. With Lola's father lying helpless in a coma, her icy stepmother has seized control of the purse strings - and cut off her spoiled stepdaughter without a penny. The same stepmother who happens to be married to Evie's sugar daddy. Although the two girls loathe one another on sight, Lola and Evie must team up if they are to defeat their common enemy: the Ice Queen herself. Let battle commence.
The Darling children, Primrose, Daisy and Cassian have foresworn their wicked ways and plan a legit life in the land of milk, honey and lots of money - Florida. Trouble is, their luxury cruise liner is sinking. Papa Darling is feeling dangerously entrepreneurial. And the Captain, their glamorous long-lost mother, is confused - does she want Papa back, or is she in love with a burglar? Someone needs to take charge. And really, it has to be Daisy. They've got to make some money - and fast. But faced with Florida super-villain Gomez Elegante and his son Chico, even the little Darlings may have met their wicked match.The preposterously funny, proudly ridiculous sequel to the brilliant LITTLE DARLINGS. Another very good book about very bad children.
Shiraz Bailey Wood has made up her mind. She's leaving Goodmayes, waving goodbye to Mayflower Academy Sixth Form and her part time job at Mr Yolk and moving to London with Carrie Draper. Carrie's got herself a place at Tabitha Tennant's beauty school, so she's sorted. Now all Shiraz has to focus on is getting herself a job. She has a bit of trouble finding the most suitable job mind, nothing seems quite right for a girl of Shiraz's originality and wit...And she has to admit, she's missing her family - even Murphy - something rotten. But Shiraz BW will not give up - she's going to finish what she started, even if she does keep looking out of the crappy flat window to see if there's a Banana Yellow Golf parked up front....
Louise wishes she could be slim, pretty, and popular. So she can't believe it when it seems her wish is coming true. If only it didn't all cost so much . . .Dara wishes she could go back in time, and change everything. But she's married now, and nothing can change that. Can it?Rosie wishes she knew how to make her children happy. Even though they're both grown up with their own lives, they seem to need her more than ever.Three very different women, about to make a journey that will change their lives forever. You should be careful what you wish for . . .
"The Spanish House is a notch potch of designs, Georgian, Gothic and Moorish, as if whoever started it had simply got bored. It has long been known to locals as an architectural folly, and is now nearly derelict to boot." "When its reclusive owner dies intestate the Spanish House is left to his city-dwelling niece. For Isabel, recently widowed, the house is a potential lifeline - the only hope she has of providing for her two children without having to sell her most treasured possession. But for neighbour Matt McCarthy, the house is revenge - on the family who ruined his father. For his wife it's the key to the perfect family life, while a struggling property developer sees in it a whole new future." "As desires clash and intertwine, lives and loves are demolished - and the Spanish House becomes a true folly indeed."--BOOK JACKET.
An advent title from the author of Lent bestseller, The Day He Died. The Way it Was is a look at the evangelists' account of the birth of Jesus, to light up the background of what they've written, and to try to see more closely the personalities they glance at, and who play so large a part in the events surrounding the birth. It's no more than an attempt at an exposition of the familiar Gospel text we hold in our hands, in the hope of feeling a way through the mists and notions that cloud the evangelists' record, to see the birth the way it was. And, in the process to see more clearly the movement of the hand of God in the history of nations, and the affairs of ordinary mortals.
The fantastic debut from a fabulous new voice in chick noir. Sarah Roberts used to be good. Then she did something bad. Very bad. Now, years later, shes living a good life. She works as a local newspaper reporter and lives with her saintly boyfriend Jonathan. She has no reason to think her guilty past will ever catch up with her. Until Nick walks back into her life. And suddenly, whats good and bad arent so clear to Sarah any more.
When Peter Harris arrives in Turnham Malpas as the new rector, he finds the village people welcoming but set in their ways. Yet despite his own weaknesses and the sadness of his childless wife, he comforts and advises his new parishioners, growing more and more involved with the rural way of life. Then the whole village is rocked by spiteful trick that goes terribly wrong, and a gruesome murder that points to a killer in its midst. Now, more than ever, Peter's pastoral role is crucial - and yet he is wrestling with his own private hell that may still wreck his own life.
When her sister disappeared from her home, it was 13-year-old Eithne who uncovered the evidence of her life: a string of pearls, a pink beret, a compact and her beloved sketchbook. Now, as an adult, Eithne tries to remember her sister in her sketches of the dark wooded bogs. Now, after 20 years, things could be revealed when a stranger appears.
From the back cover: For several years Joanna Barratt has been writing about her experiences as a Christian in Barratt Ministries Challenge newsletter. Each article she wrote was designed to be read alongside another teaching article on the Sermon on the Mount by her husband Maurice. Joanna sought to bring the teaching of Jesus into a practical perspective and shed some light on what it means to live and experience the Sermon on the Mount in daily life. Joanna writes boldly and honestly, not afraid to share her weaknesses and failures as well as her strengths and successes, and over the years many people have responded to her articles in Challenge and said how they have been encouraged, challenged or spurred on in their Christian walk. Learning from Life is the second book of selected articles from Challenge . Each article is preceded by a summary of the Sermon on the Mount teaching which originally accompanied it.
Matt's home life is falling to pieces as hismother seeks refuge from divorce by returning to the seaside town where she grewup. Separated from his friends, bored and discontented, Matt gradually becomesaware that his mother's family are the keepers of a terrifying secret...
Darren Shan was just an ordinary schoolboy - until his visit to the Cirque Du Freak. Now, as he struggles with his new life as a Vampire's Assistant, he tries desperately to resist the one temptation that sickens him, the one thing that can keep him alive. But destiny is calling... the Wolf Man is waiting.
In a departure from her bestselling sagas, Lynda Page brings us a heartrending novel of tragedy and hardship sure to appeal to fans of misery memoirs. Things have never been easy for Dee Kirby. With her looks and personality she never wants for admirers, but as soon as people discover her mother is a prostitute, Dee is treated with disgust and cruelty. And when Dee's mother dies owing a huge amount of money to a local gang, a grieving Dee finds herself face to face with ruthless criminals... Meanwhile, Calum Jackson, convicted of a crime he didn't commit, has just been released from prison and is determined to get a decent job and make a new life for himself. It's not long before Dee crosses his path and he is instantly smitten. But will he be able to protect her, and give her the happiness she deserves?
Angie, Serena and Ruby are three very different women, but each is struggling with various issues relating to conception and pregnancy. 'Miss Conceived' follows each woman's story as they travel the rocky road to childbirth, with all its heartrending ups and downs.
Tim and Biscuits are having a brilliant holiday in Wales. Life is full of icecream, sandcastles and picnics - until they meet the horrid bully Prickle-Head and his side-kick Pinch-Face. Just as they are about to despair, reinforcements arrive in an unexpected form.
David Trevellyan is a Royal Navy intelligence operative who usually works undercover. On a late-night walk in New York City, he finds a homeless man who has been shot to death. Just then, a cop car arrives. A split second too late, Trevellyan realizes he's been set up.
Spring 1797. The war with France deepens, the Channel Fleet has mutinied . . . and a ruthless traitor lurks within fashionable London society.Such matters should not concern young Mary Finch, who has recently inherited an unexpected fortune. But her new status brings her little pleasure, and she longs for freedom and adventure.Mary's restless spirit leads her to a meeting with an elusive spymaster, who offers her an intriguing proposal. With England's security and a friend's safety at risk, Mary arrives at the exotic Champian Hall, determined to uncover its dark secrets. But theknowledge that she seeks is deadly, especially when the hunter becomes the hunted.Brimming with suspense and drama, The Counterfeit Guest is an irresistible historical mystery from the author of the acclaimed The Blackstone Key.
The fifteenth novel in the Redwall epic Triss is a brave squirrelmaid - enslaved by the evil ferret King Agarnu of Riftgard and his cruel daughter, Kurda. But, secretly, Triss is planning a daring escape by sea . . . As Triss sets sail, three young friends leave Salamandastron in search of adventure - and a pair of Dibbuns goes missing in Mossflower Woods. After three dangerous journeys, the travellers' paths cross at Redwall Abbey - where Triss will discover her true destiny, and a new champion will rise to carry the sword of Martin the Warrior and fight for the future of Redwall . . .
As a young girl, Aurora del Valle suffered a brutal trauma that has shaped her character and erased from her mind all recollection of the first five years of her life. When she finds herself alone at the end of an unhappy love affair, she decides to explore the mystery of her past.
In this novel America's two dead icons, JFK and MM, are alive and being kicked in an America not entirely like our own. Among others we meet a heroic and legendary Teddy Kennedy, a Boston traffic cop called Michael Dukakis, journalists, conspiracy theorists, actresses and hangers-on.