On occasion, some of the books in our collection are unavailable for download and streaming purposes due to licensing. These four great new titles have been added to our collection this month, and are available to members on USB memory stick only. All can be added to your postal list request here.
Discover what happens to the hapless young detective from Naples who travels to an Italian hillside town to solve a murder. Or the pretentious schoolboy whose discovery of the origins of his father’s wealth changes his life forever. Follow the stories of the woman who dares to challenge the men at her Ivy League university during the 1930s, and another young woman who thumbs a lift and has an encounter of a lifetime. This books of short stories by Jeffrey Archer is the perfect companion for a winter's evening.
Kipp Brown, successful businessman / compulsive gambler, is having the worst run of luck of his life. Taking his teenage son to a Saturday afternoon football match should have given him a welcome respite, if only for a few hours. But it’s at the stadium where his nightmare begins.
Within minutes of arriving at the game, Kipp bumps into a client. He takes his eye of his son for a few moments, and in that time, the boy is gone. Then he gets the terrifying message that someone has his child, and to get him back alive, Kipp will have to pay.
Defying instruction not to contact the police, Kipp reluctantly does just that, and Detective Superintendent Roy Grace is brought into investigate. Grace finds himself entering a dark, criminal underbelly where the rules are different and nothing is what it seems . . .
Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat . . . but 1.4 million NHS staff are heading off to work. The perfect present for anyone who has ever set foot in a hospital, Adam Kay delves back into his diaries for a hilarious, horrifying and sometimes heartbreaking peek of life in a hospital at Christmas.
Also available by Adam Kay:
Welcome to the life of a junior doctor: 97-hour weeks and life and death decisions. Scribbled in secret after endless days, sleepless nights and missed weekends, Adam Kay's This is Going to Hurt provides a no-holds-barred account of his time on the NHS front line.
When his daughter Samantha calls in the dead of night, John Rebus knows it's not good news. Her husband has been missing for two days. Rebus fears the worst - and knows from his lifetime in the police that his daughter will be the prime suspect. As he leaves at dawn to drive to the windswept coast - and a small town with big secrets - he wonders whether this might be the first time in his life where the truth is the one thing he doesn't want to find...
If you want to request any of these books, please click here to add to your postal list.