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Elizabeth Haynes 

Translation: Efi Fryda 

 

Human Remains is a deeply disturbing and powerful psychological thriller that will have you checking the locks on your doors and windows.

 

When Annabel, a police analyst, discovers her neighbour’ s decomposing body in the house next door, she’ s appalled to think that no one, including herself, noticed that anything was wrong.

 

Back at work, she feels compelled to investigate, despite her colleagues' lack of interest, and finds data showing that such cases are common – too common – in her home town. As she’ s drawn deeper into the mystery and becomes convinced she’ s on the trail of a killer, she also must face her own demons and her own mortality. Would anyone notice if she just disappeared?

 

Pages: 418

ISBN: 978-960-6893-36-0

Price: €15.00 

 

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Neel Mukherjee

 

Translation: Michalis Laliotis 

 

Calcutta, 1967. Unnoticed by his family, Supratik has become dangerously involved in extremist political activism. Compelled by an idealistic desire to change his life and the world around him, all he leaves behind before disappearing is a note.

 

At home, his family slowly begins to unravel. Poisonous rivalries grow, the once- thriving family business implodes and destructive secrets are unearthed. And all around them the sands are shifting as society fractures, for this is a moment of turbulence, of inevitable and unstoppable change. 

 

Pages: 620

ISBN: 978-960-6893-35-3

Price: €17.00

 

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Elizabeth Haynes
Translation:Alexandros Hondros

When young, pretty Catherine Bailey meets Lee Brightman, she can't believe her luck. Gorgeous, charismatic, and a bit mysterious, Lee seems almost too perfect to be true.
But what begins as flattering attention and spontaneous, passionate sex transforms into raging jealousy, and Catherine soon discovers that Lee's dazzling blue eyes and blond good looks hide a dark, violent nature. Disturbed by his increasingly erratic, controlling behavior, she tries to break it off; turning to her friends for support, she's stunned to find they don't believe her. Increasingly isolated and driven into the darkest corner of her world, a desperate Catherine plans a meticulous escape.
Four years later, Catherine is trying to build a new life in a new city. Though her body has healed, the trauma of the past still haunts her. Then Stuart Richardson, her attractive new neighbor, moves in. Encouraging her to confront her fears, he sparks unexpected hope and the possibility of love and a normal life.
Until the day the phone rings . . .

Amazon UK 2011 Rising Star
Amazon UK's Book of the Year 2011
New York Times Best Seller

Pages:555
ISBN:978-960-6893-31-5
Price:€17.00


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Translation: Efi Fryda 

 

Professor Stephen Hawking is one of the most famous and remarkable scientists of our age and author of the scientific bestseller "A Brief History of Time", which sold over 25 million copies across the world and will be adapted as a children's book in the Autumn of next year. In this compelling memoir his first wife, Jane Hawking, relates the inside story of their extraordinary marriage. As Stephen's academic renown soared, his body was collapsing under the assaults of motor neurone disease, and Jane's candid account of trying to balance his 24-hour care with the needs of their growing family will be inspirational to anyone dealing with family illness. The inner-strength of the author, and the self-evident character and achievements of her husband, make for an incredible tale that is always presented with unflinching honesty; the author's candour is no less evident when the marriage finally ends in a high-profile meltdown, with Stephen leaving Jane for one of his nurses, while Jane goes on to marry an old family friend. In this exceptionally open, moving and often funny memoir, Jane Hawking confronts not only the acutely complicated and painful dilemmas of her first marriage, but also the faultlines exposed in a relationship by the pervasive effects of fame and wealth. The result is a book about optimism, love and change that will resonate with readers everywhere.

 

Pages: 672

ISBN: 978-960-6893-33-9

Price: €17.00

 

cover confHélène Grémillon
Vaso Nikolopoulou, Kleoniki Dougé

Paris, 1975. While sifting through condolence letters after her mother's death, Camille finds a long, handwritten missive that she assumes came by mistake. But every Tuesday brings another installment from a stranger named Louis, a man separated from his first love, Annie, in the years before World War II. In his tale, Annie falls victim to the merciless plot of a wealthy, barren couple just as German troops arrive in Paris. But also awaiting Camille's discovery is the other side of the story - one that calls into question Annie's innocence and reveals the devastating consequences of revenge. As Camille reads on, she realizes that her own life may be the next chapter in this tragic story.

Pages: 248
ISBN:978-960-6893-30-8
Price:€15.00

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