Stories behind our most intriguing words and phrases - their meanings, origins and variations throughout history.
Auteur: GAMES, AlexSommaire:
Auteur: Gordon, GrahamSommaire:
Biography of Jem Mace the father of modern boxing and the first worldwide sports star.
Auteur: Burningham, NickSommaire:
Take a river journey in a small boat with Nick Burningham at the helm. Messing About in Earnest is a delightful blend of travel writing, history, geography and real-life adventure. Nick drifts...
Auteur: FALCONER, ColinSommaire:
Shanghai 1920. Anastasia bears an extraordinary resemblance to the princess of the same name, but she is suffering from amnesia.
Auteur: CUSSLER, CliveSommaire:
In the waning days of the Second World War, the Japanese tried a last desperate measure - a different kind of Kamikaze mission, this one carried out by two submarines bound for the west coast of...
Auteur: BROWN, DanSommaire:
When the NSA's invincible code-breaking machine encounters a mysterious code it cannot break, the agency calls its head cryptographer, Susan Fletcher, a brilliant and beautiful mathematician....
Auteur: PHILLIPS, DebbieSommaire:
When a sun-soaked Australian family decided that a sea change was needed, they certainly never imagned they would be packing up and moving to Alaska. Through sheer determination and a sense of...
Auteur: ROBERTS, BarrieSommaire:
The summer of 1897 brings visitors flocking to London for Victoria's Diamond Jubilee. With them comes a Russian nobleman, as well as an English lady from Canada. This lady calls on Holmes and...
Auteur: Thomas, RosieSommaire:
They were three modern women. They came to Oxford University full of hopes and dreams and would leave forever changed.Genre: Romance fiction
Auteur: HART, MarjorieSommaire:
Two beautiful college debutantes from Iowa make it to New York City, and end up working at Tiffany's and living the dream of every career girl of the 1940's. A delicious and charming account of a...
Auteur: HAWKE, EthanSommaire:
Jimmy Heartsock is so afraid of losing his love Christy, he is going AWOL from the army and chasing after her in order to propose marriage. How does anyone, ever, make it down the aisle? Can Jimmy...
Auteur: Lawson, SueSommaire:
Pan Harris is is brash, loud and damaged. Ordered into foster care, Pan is full of anger at the mother who abandoned her, and the older sister who kept her from her father. Pan is certain that she...