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  • A practical guide to happiness from

    Vanessa King

    Here are 10 Keys, or practical actions, that will help to make your life, and those around you, happier and more fulfilling. Action for Happiness is a non-profit organization whose mission is to create a happier society for everybody by bringing people together to take practical action to create more happiness around them. Vanessa King, board member and lead positive psychologist for Action for Happiness, has drawn on the latest scientific studies from psychology and other sciences, creating 10 key areas that research consistently shows tends to make our lives more positive and satisfying. It's a menu rather than a prescription and the framework allows people to focus on what would make the biggest difference for them at any point in their lives. Written in an engaging and friendly style, the book will look at each of the Keys in turn, offering ideas for practical actions and how to apply them in your daily life - at home, at work and in the world around you. Included are reflections, questions, information and other resources, and Vanessa also lightly looks at the broader implications for society as a whole. From taking steps to a more positive approach to life, to explaining why showing gratitude helps you to build positive relationships as well as how to bounce back after tough times by preparing a toolkit of actions, this book will help you to make the most out of your life.
  • From the No. 1 bestselling author

    Sheila O'Flanagan

    When Steffie helps her two siblings organize a surprise wedding anniversary party for their parents her only worry is whether they'll be pleased. What she doesn't know is this is the day that her whole world will be turned upside down. Jenny wants to be able to celebrate her ruby anniversary with the man she loves, but for forty years she has kept a secret. A secret that she can't bear to hide any longer. But is it ever the right time to hurt the people closest to you? As the entire family gather to toast the happy couple, they're expecting a day to remember. The trouble is, it's not going to be for the reasons they imagined...
  • A father's attempt to save his wayward son by

    Sarah Leipciger

    Tom Berry is a hunter, a man who would be most content living out his days in the wilderness with just enough ammunition and kerosene to last the winter. A single father, he has raised his children with care and quiet determination, but when his son Curtis gets into trouble with the law and goes on the run, Tom discovers that might not have been enough.
  • A poignant saga of shop girls in 1930s Liverpool

    Lyn Andrews

    HEART AND HOME is a poignant saga of shop girls in 1930s Liverpool from Lyn Andrews, the Sunday Times bestselling author of FROM LIVERPOOL WITH LOVE and THE HOUSE ON LONELY STREET. Not to be missed by readers of Dilly Court and Katie Flynn. Cathie Kinrade is all too used to hardship. Growing up on the Isle of Man in the 1930s, she sees her da set sail daily on dangerous seas while her mam struggles to put food on the table. Cathie has little hope for her own future, until a chance encounter changes her fortunes for ever. Fiercely determined, Cathie leaves for Liverpool, a bustling modern city full of possibility. With a lively job as a shop girl in a grand department store, and a firm friend in kind-hearted Julia, Cathie has found her niche. But the discovery of an explosive secret could put everything at risk. And when love comes calling, Cathie's new friends fear that she may be set to trust the wrong man with her heart...
  • THE HUNTERS return in their third brilliant novel

    Chris Kuzneski

    From Jen Williams, highly-acclaimed author of THE COPPER PROMISE and blistering follow-up THE IRON GHOST, comes the final epic instalment in the Copper Cat trilogy. 'A non-stop ride' SciFiNow Tales of the Black Feather Three and their exploits abound far and wide, and Wydrin of Crosshaven, Lord Aaron Frith and Sir Sebastian have become sell swords in demand. Having foiled powerful mages and evil magic, they now face a challenge unlike any before - in the form of Wydrin's mother. Devinia the Red, notorious pirate and captain of the Poison Chalice, is intent on finding the fabled treasure hidden within the jungles of the cursed island of Euriale. She needs the skills of her daughter Wydrin and her companions to get there, and our heroes cannot resist the lure of coin and adventure. But no explorer has returned from the heart of the island, and it's not long before the Three find themselves in the clutches of peril. Deep within the island of the gods, there are remnants of forces best left undisturbed... 'Expect dead gods, mad magic, piracy on the high seas, peculiar turns and pure fantasy fun' Starburst magazine
  • From 'Ireland's answer to Ruth Rendell'

    Claire McGowan

    The fourth in the crime series featuring forensic psychologist Paula Maguire by Claire McGowan acclaimed as 'Ireland's answer to Ruth Rendell' by Ken Bruen. Victim: Female. Twenty-two years of age. Reason for investigation: Missing person. ID: Alice Morgan. Student. Last seen at a remote religious shrine in Ballyterrin. Alice Morgan's disappearance raises immediate questions for forensic psychologist Paula Maguire. Alice, the daughter of a life peer in the Home Office, has vanished along with a holy relic - the bones of a saint - and the only trace is the bloodstains on the altar. With no body to confirm death, the pressure in this high-profile case is all-consuming, and Paula knows that she will have to put her own life, including her imminent marriage, on hold, if they are to find the truth. A connection to a decades-old murder immediately indicates that all may not be as it seems; as the summer heat rises and tempers fray, can Alice be found or will they learn that those that are hungry for vengeance may be the most savage of all?
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