The Death of Dalziel by Reginald Hill
The highly anticipated return of Dalziel and Pascoe, the hugely popular police duo and stars of the longrunning BBC TV series, in a new psychological thriller. Can it be true? Has the Fat Man really sung? Caught in a huge Semtex explosion, it seems the only thing preventing Superintendent Andy Dalziel from stepping through Death's door is his size – and sheer Andy lies in a coma, an injured DCI Pascoe works to uncover what he feels sure is a conspiracy, despite the security services...
The Day of the Triffids (RosettaBooks Into Film Book 24) by John Wyndham
The Times wrote of John Wyndham's terrifying postapocalyptic thriller The Day of the Triffids that it had, "All the reality of a vividly realized nightmare."
It may best serve our purposes to tell what triffids actually are. Triffids are odd, interesting little plants that grow in everyone's garden. Triffids are no more than mere curiosities until an event occurs that alters human life: what seems to be a spectacular meteor shower, turns into a bizarre, green inferno that blinds everyone...
Miss Marple The Complete Short by Agatha Christie
An omnibus of 55 short stories, presented for the first time in chronological order. Described by her friend Dolly Bantry as ‘the typical old maid of fiction’, Miss Marple has lived almost her entire life in the sleepy hamlet of St Mary Mead. Yet, by observing village life she has gained an unparalleled insight into human nature – and used it to devasting effect. As her friend Sir Henry Clithering, the exCommissioner of Scotland Yard has been heard to say: ‘She’s just the...
Micro by Michael Crichton
An instant classic in the vein of Jurassic Park, this boundarypushing novel has all the hallmarks of Michael Crichton’s greatest adventures with its combination of pulsepounding thrills, cuttingedge technology, and extraordinary research
Three men are found dead in a locked secondfloor office in Honolulu. There is no sign of struggle, though their bodies are covered in ultrafine, razorsharp cuts. With no evidence, the police dismiss it as a bizarre suicide pact. But the murder weapon is...
Methuselah's Children by Robert A. Heinlein
After the fall of the American Ayatollahs as foretold in Stranger in a Strange Land and chronicled in Revolt in 2100, the United States of America at last fulfills the promise inherent in its first Revolution: for the first time in human history there is a nation with Liberty and Justice for All.
No one may seize or harm the person or property of another, or invade his privacy, or force him to do his bidding. Americans are fiercely proud of their rewon liberties and the blood it cost...