Friday February 22, 2013
Cops, spies and health
Compiled by Sheela Chandran
From Notting Hill To New York ... Actually
Author: Ali McNamara
Publisher: Sphere, 425 pages
THE sequel to From Notting Hill With Love finds movie fanatic Scarlett O’Brien dreaming of visiting the bright city lights of New York. With boyfriend Sean constantly away on business trips, she is left with little choice but to travel with best friend Oscar to the Big Apple for a holiday of a lifetime.
Amidst the fun in New York, she is smitten by charming TV reporter Jamie, who shares her passion for movies. Things become complicated when Sean decides to make a surprise visit to New York.
Author: Jude Deveraux
Publisher: Pocket Books, 385 pages
JUDE Deveraux, author of over 40 New York Times bestsellers, dishes out another romance in Moonlight Masquerade under the Edilean series of romance books. The writer, who is known for her storylines centred around strong and capable heroines, pens down her thoughts on recently jilted Sophie Kincaid who flees to Edilean, a small town in the American state of Virginia, to heal her wounded heart.
However, her first taste of county life is far from heavenly after her car breaks down and she is almost run over by a speeding sports car driven by notoriously bitter Dr Reede Aldredge.
Close To The Bone
Author: Stuart Macbride
Publisher: HarperCollins, 511 pages
THE sequel to Shatter The Bones returns with the adventures of Detective Sergeant Logan McRae, a dedicated police officer based in Aberdeen, Scotland.
In the third consecutive bestselling crime novel of the DS Logan McRae series, a body is found strangled and stabbed, with a burning tyre around its neck. Is this a gangland execution or something much darker? At the same time, Logan worries about other pressing issues including rival drug gangs, two teenage lovers who are missing and issues concerning Asian immigrants.
Are You The One For Me?
Author: Barbara De Angelis
Publisher: Harper Element, 353 pages
PSYCHOLOGIST Barbara De Angelis (Secrets About Men Every Woman Should Know and The Real Rules) enlightens readers on compatibility and how to create fulfilling relationships. Catering to singles, people who are divorced or those in love, this book shares information on making the right choices, how childhood memories can affect your love life, and ways to spot fatal flaws in a partner.
Divided into 12 chapters, the book aims to provide readers with a better understanding of love choices, sexual chemistry and compatibility.
Teach Your Children To Learn And Play
Author: James Windell
Publisher: Advantage Quest Publications, 303 pages
EVER wondered why young children throw tantrums or whether a surly teenager is just acting her age or having a mood disorder?
This book offers a comprehensive resource on how children think, learn and play – from the final months leading up to birth to their adolescent years.
Find out about brain development in children, cognitive and behavioural stages, and the impact family history can have on emotional development.
How To Do Everything And Be Happy
Author: Peter Jones
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers, 231 pages
THIS step-by-step, straight to the point guide provides an avenue to create happiness in life. It teaches readers how to redress work-life imbalances, regain control and take action to make life much fuller and happier.
Besides ways to work on your bucket list, this self-help book enlightens readers on ways to turn wishes into goals.
It also offers real-life examples from the author’s personal experience and how these can be used effectively to transform your life.
Author: Nelson DeMille
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing, 625 pages
JOHN Corey, an anti-terrorist task force agent, and his wife, FBI agent Kate Mayfield, have been posted overseas to Yemen – one of the most dangerous battle grounds in the Middle East.
The couple is assigned to hunt down a high ranking Al Qaeda operative known as the Panther, supposedly one of the masterminds behind the USS Cole bombing.
As latecomers to a deadly game, John and Kate soon realise that the hunters have become the prey.
Naturally Pain Free
Author: Letha Hadady,
Publisher: Advantage Quest Publications, 308 pages
IF you have health problems ranging from sports injuries and indigestion to headaches, this could be the remedy for your concerns.
Letha Hadady, a natural remedies expert, guides readers on how to use a variety of all-natural herbs and extracts to ease and control the source of suffering.