Author: Nigel May
If you keep dangerous secrets you'll pay the ultimate price... In the South of France, playground of the rich and famous, world renowned chef Dexter Franklin is organising a night to remember. As he opens the doors to his exclusive restaurant for the first time, he's handpicked a list of guests, as hot and dazzling as the St Tropez sun itself: Mew Stanton: Fashionable, beautiful and a notorious TV chef, Dexter's ex-girlfriend has all the ingredients for success. As her books fly off the shelves, a secret from her past is about to surface with explosive consequences. Holly Lydon: Ex girlband star who has fallen on hard times. Forced to make ends meet she's having to sleep her way to the top. Now she's making headlines for all the wrong reasons. Rosita VelAzquez: Brazilian actress extraordinaire and girlfriend of Dexter's brother, Leland. When she's in town everybody needs to know about it, but this is one show-stopping entrance she'll live to regret. Three women have a past with Dexter and a grudge to bear against him. As fireworks ignite in the jet set capital of Europe, there's murder on the menu. Who will be served their just desserts? The sun is setting in the South of France. Pour yourself a glass of champagne and sit back for a read of revenge, regrets and shocking revelations that will have you hooked to the very last page.
Author: Nigel May
Lovers and Liars
Author: Nigel May
‘AMAZING … I was hooked to my kindle from page one and could not put it down until the very end! ... WOW! I needed to know who done it!!!! … I truly loved this book … This is def a 2016 Must Read!’ Steph and Chris’s Book Review Welcome to the Velvet Hotel Barbados where money and sex go hand in hand with murder .... When millionaire playboy Sheridan Rivers is found dead at his luxurious hotel on the paradise island of Barbados, there are several suspects in the frame… Sutton: Sheridan’s long-suffering wife was permanently pushed aside for his younger lovers. Was it time for her to make a stand? Kassidy: Sheridan’s assistant longs to be wealthy in her own right. Employed for her sexual and organisational skills, could she have had her eyes on a bigger prize? Nikki: Sheridan’s oldest daughter has done something really bad that her dad has discovered. What price will she pay to keep his silence? Heather: The apple of her father, Sheridan’s, eye. But she blames him for a terrible tragedy that turned her world upside down. Is the time ripe for revenge? Four women, each with a cross to bear – all waiting for the perfect moment to get even... This summer, pour yourself a glass of bubbly and escape with the elite to the golden beaches of Barbados for a sexy, scandalous romp that you won’t be able to put down. Read what everyone's saying about Lovers and Liars: ‘Just freaking awesome … I really can't praise this book enough, and like the Velvet Hotels it features, It needs 6 stars, but I can only give 5, so it's got to be 5 Big fat huge golden stars.’ I Love Reading ‘Simply amazing and reminiscent of losing myself in many a Jackie Collins novel. The scandal, the intrigue, the bitching, the gossip - oh how I love it so! … I defy anyone not to enjoy this … 5***** from me.’ The Ferris Conspiracy ‘Brilliant … An absolute page-turner … full of twists and turns that keeps you guessing, superb characters, steamy scenes - a perfect holiday read! I enjoyed every bit of it.’ Goodreads Reviewer ‘I raced through this book … I was constantly guessing as to who committed the murder and was surprised when it was finally revealed in the end. Didn’t see that one coming!!’ Fluff Smut and Murder ‘Wickedly entertaining, outrageously sexy, and positively captivating! … characters you will love and characters you will love to hate … my new guilty pleasure!’ What’s Better than Books?
Deep Blue Sea
Author: Tasmina Perry
Passionate. Explosive. Impossible to put down. Tasmina Perry is back with her most spectacular novel yet. Beneath the shimmering surface lies a dark secret... Diana and Julian Denver have the world at their feet. With a blissful marriage, a darling son and beautiful homes in London and the country, Diana's life, to the outside world, is perfect. But nothing is as it seems... When Julian dies suddenly and tragically, Diana is convinced there is more to it than meets the eye. She calls on the one person she had never wanted to see again - her sister, Rachel. A former tabloid reporter, Rachel appears to be living the dream as a diving instructor on a Thai island. The truth is she's in exile, estranged from her family and driven from her career by Fleet Street's phone-hacking scandal. For Rachel, Diana's request opens old wounds. But she is determined to make amends for the past, and embarks on a treacherous journey to uncover the truth - wherever it may lead...
The Snow Rose
Author: Lulu Taylor
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
The Snow Rose is the gripping story of a woman on the run from her past by Lulu Taylor, author of The Winter Folly. I know they think I shouldn't keep her . . . That's why I've escaped them while I can, while I still have the opportunity . . . Kate is on the run with her daughter Heather, her identity hidden and their destination unknown to the family they've left behind. She's found a place where they can live in solitude, a grand old house full of empty rooms and dark secrets. But they're not alone, for there are the strange old ladies in the cottage next door: Matty and her sister Sissy. They know what happened here long ago, and are curious about Kate. How long can she hide Heather's presence from them? When an eccentric band of newcomers arrive, led by the charismatic Archer, Kate realizes that the past she's so desperate to escape is about to catch up with her. And inside the house, history is beginning to repeat itself . . .
The Pool House
Author: Tasmina Perry
Publisher: Hachette UK
'A dark and devious psychological thriller with all the glamour you'd expect' Red 'This relentlessly brilliant novel will keep you enthralled from start to end *****' Heat 'Pacy and full of believable (but tough-to-guess) twists' Cosmopolitan The heartpounding new novel from Sunday Times bestselling author Tasmina Perry will keep you on the edge of your seat. A must-read for everyone who's been gripped by the THE GIRLFRIEND by Michelle Frances, J. P. Delaney's THE GIRL BEFORE. or who loved TV's THE AFFAIR. A Summer To Die For To Jem Chapman, it's the chance of a lifetime. An invitation to join a group in an exclusive Hamptons house-share, who could say no? But when she discovers what happened last summer, Jem can't help but feel a chill. A young woman was found drowned in the house's pool. The housemates said Alice was troubled. She'd been drinking. She couldn't swim... A Secret To Kill For As Jem gets to know her glamorous new housemates, she realises each has something to hide. What really happened last summer? And who would go to any lengths to keep a person quiet? What readers are saying about The Pool House... 'This rollercoaster read will keep you guessing right to the very end' Closer 'Well-drawn characters and a twisty plot make this page-turner a must-read' Good Housekeeping 'With a smart plot and characters you'll both love and love to hate' Red 'With dark twists I did not see coming - the perfect end-of-summer read' Daily Mail 'Dark and twisty suspense-packed drama' Woman & Home 'A brilliant page-turner' Prima
Author: Laura Elliot
‘I was gripped from the first few pages and found myself hooked on a rollercoaster ride up to the last few pages … I read it in pretty much one sitting, I just needed to know how the book was going to end’ Donna’s Book Blog It begins with a phone call. It ends with a missing child. On a warm summer’s morning, thirteen-year-old school girl Constance Lawson is reported missing. A few days later, Constance’s uncle, Karl Lawson suddenly finds himself swept up in a media frenzy created by journalist Amanda Bowe implying that he is the prime suspect. Six years later … Karl’s life is in ruins. His marriage is over, his family destroyed. But the woman who took everything away from him is thriving. With a successful career, husband and a gorgeous baby boy, Amanda’s world is complete. Until the day she receives a phone call and in a heartbeat, she is plunged into every mother’s worst nightmare. An utterly compelling psychological thriller that will keep you guessing to the very last page. Perfect for fans of Gone Girl, The Girl on the Train and Sarah A. Denzil’s Silent Child. Read what everyone is saying about Guilty: ‘Guilty was such a great book. It was filled with so many twists and turns…It was well written and definitely made you wanting more with every page turn.’ Oh My Lit ‘Guilty is one gripping psychological thriller with a well-constructed plot and realistic and believable characters…Incredibly thought-provoking, it'll make you question everything.’ Novel Deelights ‘A mesmerizing psychological thriller…and will leave you completely fulfilled with a flawless ending. Guilty is the first novel I have read by Laura Elliot and it will NOT be my last. I found Guilty to be impossible to put down, the characters are intoxicating, and the story compulsively addictive.’ Books and Smiles ‘A great thriller that is full of suspense and tension.’ Goodreads Reviewer ‘This book is a raw, edge-of-the-seat page-turner. The story is told in four parts, all of which lead into each other beautifully.’ Goodreads Reviewer ‘This tense psychological thriller grips you tight from the prologue and adds layers of tension with each page you turn…Laura Elliot has skillfully crafted an excellent novel. Her writing style keeps you flipping pages at a frantic pace. Goodreads reviewer ‘This is a very well written psychological thriller’. Strong Reviews
Author: Rebecca Chance
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Killer Affair by bestselling author Rebecca Chance explores British reality TV in this gripping thriller. A shocking betrayal deserves a wicked revenge . . . Stunning, charismatic Lexy O’Brien is the reigning queen of British reality TV. Her life in front of the camera is planned and manipulated as successfully as any military assault. But success breeds jealousy. When you’re on top, the only way is down and there’s always someone standing by to give you a shove . . . Dowdy Caroline Evans, a part-time blogger and writer of erotic fiction, is brought in to chronicle Lexy’s life. Being taken under Lexy’s wing is a dream come true for Caroline. But sampling the star’s lifestyle is like tasting the most addictive of drugs, and it’s not long before she is craving what she can’t possibly have – or can she? And as Caroline and Lexy’s lives and loves become increasingly entwined, it’s only a matter of time before the hidden rivalry becomes a powder keg waiting to explode . . .
Author: Anna-Lou Weatherley
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
This is Desperate Housewives meets First Wives Club set in the glamorous borough of Chelsea.
You have to fight for the ones you love. Anna Davis has spent years terrified of her sadistic gangster boyfriend. Right up until she runs away in the dead of night, she's frightened he will kill her. And she knows he still will, if he ever finds her... As Anna starts her new life, she meets two strangers who will change her fortunes forever. Tanya Smith is a gorgeous East London stripper with a big heart. Anna loves Tanya's attitude to life and the pair quickly become inseparable and business partners. And East End baron Freddie Tyler is everything Anna's ex-boyfriend was not - he's kind, caring and would do anything to make Anna happy. But are they both telling Anna the truth about who they really are? Just as Anna begins to see a brighter future for herself, her past comes back to haunt her. She could be about to lose everything - even her life. But she's a different person now. She's got something to live for and she's not going to give up without a fight. If you love Martina Cole, Kimberley Chambers, Casey Kelleher and Jessie Keane, you'll love Runaway Girl. This fast-paced, gripping thriller will have you reading well after dark. This book was previously published as Life Game. What readers are saying about Runaway Girl: 'Brilliant, brilliant, brilliant. I can say no more. I loved this book from beginning to endand will be looking out for more.' Goodreads Reviewer 'I could not stop once I started reading!! It blew my mind!!! I loved it!!! Amazing book!!' Goodreads Reviewer 'Absolutely LOVED this book... I was hooked from beginning to end. Looking forward to the next one!' Sarah Hurley Book Club 'One of the best books I have read in a long time. Better than Martina Cole and that takes some doing.' Goodreads Reviewer 'From the moment I started reading... I felt compelled to continue, grabbed by the narrative and pace of this incredibly impressive debut. The ending was a thrilling ride filled with tension.' Angela Marsons
Author: Nigel May
Move over Jackie Collins, there's a new blockbuster star in town.' New! Magazine Fame, fortune and five-star luxury. Meet four fabulous women - all of them hold a dark secret... one of them won't live to tell the tale. Nancy Arlow - the fading entertainer determined to gamble and charm her way out of a mountain of debt. Laura Everett - behind the facade of the perfect politician's wife lies a woman with an outrageous past and a spiraling drug habit. Portia Safari - the world famous opera diva, adored by millions, has it all, but could her secret drinking problem cost her everything? Martha Eclair - The millionaire wine heiress whose appetite for kinky sex could bring down her father's business empire. Each woman must face their own addiction before they pay the ultimate price... Switch off your phone, grab a glass of bubbly and escape into an outrageous word of thrills, glamour and passion. You'll be addicted..."
Witness the drama, heartbreak, love affairs and secrets that lie behind the smart front doors of a group of middle-class thirty-somethings in London as the city is rocked by the recession. 2007. A golden group of thirty-somethings, glamorous and successful, gather for a dinner party. Friends for as long as they can remember, their conversation is peppered with familiar jokes, old stories and fond memories. But behind the laughter are regrets, bitter disappointments, secret rivalries and stifled passions. And what will happen to them all when their world is turned upside down by devastating events beyond anyone's control?
Author: Victoria Fox
'A beach-holiday-perfect book... If it's sex and drama you're after, look no further' Heat magazine Some will do anything for fame. Others will do anything to bring the famous down. For Robin, Turquoise and Kristin, the spotlight shines brightly. They've reached the glittering heights of stardom and are adored the world over. But in the shadows lie dark secrets... and no amount of money can conceal past sins forever. Turquoise da Luca is America's No.1 pop diva, now taking on Hollywood for the first time. Just when she has more than ever to lose, an unsettling figure from her past returns to haunt her. Kristin White has been groomed for stardom from an early age, and is dating boy band heart-throb Scotty Valentine. Not everything in her life is as perfect as it seems though... Robin Ryder is the darling of the British media, rocketed to fame by a TV talent show after a childhood spent in care. When she meets the charismatic, seductive Leon Sway, she must decide whether to finally risk opening her heart for the first time. All three have enemies, those who want to reveal the real stories behind the luxury parties and gorgeous men, and bring their dazzling worlds crashing to the ground. But who can they trust? And who will fall first? Scandalous, sexy and page-turningly brilliant, Wicked Ambition is perfect for fans of Jackie Collins, Tilly Bagshawe and Tasmina Perry. What people are saying about Wicked Ambition 'A tremendous guilty pleasure... It shocked me, it made me laugh and it hooked me in... Pure, sizzling escapism' Novelicious.com 'After you've finished reading Ms Fox's latest scandalicious bonkbuster, you'll never be able to look at gelato the same way again. A proper guilty pleasure.' Now Magazine 'Wicked Ambition is a saucy bonkbuster of a story that will have you hooked from the very first note and wanting more, as we join three girls on their seriously hot adventure to finding their happy ever afters and finally putting their pasts to rights.' HandwrittenGirl.com 'Quite simply the best 'bonkbuster' you'll read all year' Daily Express 'Lashings of scandal, shocking secret pasts and steamy romance' New magazine 'Oozes glamour and revenge. The ultimate beach read' All About Soap 'It's sexy and wicked... I loved this dirty, steamy page-turner' The Sun
Don't Wake Up
Author: Liz Lawler
Publisher: Bonnier Publishing Fiction Ltd.
The pitch-black bestselling psychological thriller for fans of Friend Request by Laura Marshall and I Am Watching You by Teresa Driscoll. Alex Taylor wakes up tied to an operating table. The man who stands over her isn't a doctor. The choice he forces her to make is utterly unspeakable. But when Alex re-awakens, she's unharmed - and no one believes her horrifying story. Ostracised by her colleagues, her family and her partner, she begins to wonder if she really is losing her mind. And then she meets the next victim. So compulsive you can't stop reading. So chilling you won't stop talking about it. Don't Wake Up is a dark, gripping psychological thriller with a horrifying premise and a stinging twist . . . 'Outstanding . . . a rollercoaster of a read' Angela Marsons Read what real readers have to say about DON'T WAKE UP: 'A gripping read right up to the end . . . fast-paced, well written and exciting' 'Full of twists . . . one of the best books I've read in a while' 'Mind-blowing. It kept me guessing from the beginning to the end' 'A perfect balance of suspense, drama, crime and mystery. A superbly executed book I could not stop reading!'
The Mistress's Revenge
Author: Tamar Cohen
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
There’s a fine line between love and hate. For five years, Sally and Clive have been lost in a passionate affair. Now he has dumped her to devote himself to his wife and family, and Sally is left in freefall. It starts with a casual stroll past his house, and popping into the brasserie where his son works. Then Sally starts following Clive’s wife and daughter on Facebook. But that’s alright, isn’t it? These are perfectly normal things to do. Aren’t they? Not since Fatal Attraction has the fallout from an illicit affair been exposed in such a sharp, darkly funny, and disturbing way: The Mistress’s Revenge is a truly exciting fiction debut. After all, who doesn’t know an otherwise sane woman who has gone a little crazy when her heart was broken? “A cracking debut. . . .very Fatal Attraction with a clever twist at the end. Addictive stuff.” —The Bookseller