In Madrid, 1980, five years after Franco's death, Juan de Vere takes a job assisting Eduardo Muriel, a film director in the twilight of his career. Muriel is eccentric but charming, an irresistible idol for Juan. But certain people, and forces, loom, among them Beatriz, Muriel's difficult wife; and Dr. Jorge Van Vechten, a mysterious figure implicated in unsavory rumors involving Muriel. As Juan digs deeper into all three of their lives, the deceptions and loyalties he begins to uncover will change the course of his young life. Thus Bad Begins is an ambitious, sweeping novel of a young man and his country, and of life in the wake of a dictator's reign.
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Mandy Sanderson is turning thirty and has everything going for her - dark ebony hair, flashing black eyes, flawless skin and a job she loves - yet, so far, true love has eluded her. Then, on the night of her birthday party, surrounded by friends she adores, Cupid strikes as Mandy and the gorgeous Jake Chaplin lock eyes across the restaurant and fall for one another in an instant. Jake is confident, successful, oozing with sex appeal and utterly irresistible. He is also married, with two children, and Mandy has always sworn not to break her own golden rule: never encourage a man to play away. Jake - is used to getting what he wants, and this time it is Mandy he's determined to win, and with Jake, seduction more ways than one. Формат: 13 см x 19,5 см.
If Emily hadn't gone to Annie Richmond's party, she would never have met the impossible irresistible Rory Balniel - never have married him and been carried off to the wild Scottish island of Irasa to live in his ancestral home along with his eccentric mother, Coco, and the dog, Walter Scott. She'd never have met the wild and mysterious Marina, a wraith from Rory's past, nor her brother, the disagreeable Finn Maclean; never have spent a night in a haunted highland castle, or been caught stealing roses in a see-through nightie... Yes, it all started at Annie Richmond's party.
When young and sexually vivacious Sheena is dumped by her snobbish older boyfriend, she decides to get her revenge. So using her sexual prowess she sets out to seduce his three brothers. Her lewd language and loose behaviour prove irresistible to the men and before long she has bedded them all. But her goal of marrying into the wealthy family remains as distant as ever. In desperation, Sheena sets her sights on the father; but 'the Boss', as he is known by his sons, is determined to regain his family's honour and at the same time teach the wanton young woman a lesson in respect.
Nell is twenty-six and has never been to Paris. She's never even been on a romantic weekend away—to anywhere—before. Traveling abroad isn't really her thing. But when Nell's boyfriend fails to show up for their mini-vacation, she has the opportunity to prove everyone—including herself—wrong. Alone in Paris, Nell finds a version of herself she never knew existed: independent and intrepid. Could this turn out to be the most adventurous weekend of her life? Funny, charming, and irresistible, Paris for One is quintessential Jojo Moyes—as are the other stories that round out the collection.
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Jack's Granny is sick with a bad case of the moozles! And the only cure is the fruit of the fantastic flumflum tree which grows on the faraway Isle of Blowyernose. It's a perilous journey, but Jack bravely sets sail, with a motley crew of only three -- and a large patchwork sack that Granny has filled with an odd assortment of items from chewing-gum to tent pegs. But what use will they be against hungry sharks, a leaky boat and a thieving monkey? Follow Jack across the ocean in this irresistible story from the creators of TYRANNOSAURUS DRIP and THE TROLL.
Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen's witty comedy of manners - one of the popular novels of all time - that features splendidly civilized sparring between the proud Mr. Darcy and the prejudiced Elizabeth Bennet as they play out their spirited courtship in a series of eighteenth-century drawing-room intrigues. Renowned literary critic and historian George Saintsbury in 1894 declared it the most perfect, the most characteristic, the most eminently quintessential of its author's works, and Eudora Welty in the twentieth century described it as irresistible and as nearly flawless as any fiction could be.
'I CAPTURE THE CASTLE meets THE VIRGIN SUICIDES. An eccentric and totally irresistible read' Glamour Rosalind. Bianca. Cordelia. The Weird Sisters. Rose always first, Bean never first, Cordy always last. The history of our trinity is fractious - a constantly shifting dividing line, never equal, never equitable. Two against one, or three opposed, but never all together. Our estrangement is not drama-laden - we have not betrayed one another's trust, we have not stolen lovers or fought over money or property or any of the things that irreparably break families apart. The answer, for us, is much simpler. See, we love each other. We just don't happen to like each other very much.
The irresistible paddington bear, who was found on paddington station, returns in this reissued novel, with a brand new cover design. Up until now, paddington has managed to avoid school. But the inspector himself catches up with him and packs him off. After one day, even the teacher wonders whether there is anything he can teach a certain bear from darkest peru. And when it comes to dancing the rumba as always, paddington takes the cake!stories of paddington bear have delighted children all over the world for more than fifty years.
Beautiful, mischievous and shamelessly daring, young Amy was a Malory through and through - as wild and reckless as the most incorrigible of her male cousins.But now that she had reached a marriageable age, Amy had set her sights on the most unsuitable mate - the implacable ship's captain who had once almost had her Uncle James hung for piracy. Still tormented by the treachery of a past love, handsome Warren Anderson was shocked by the brazen advances of his despised enemy's spirited niece.But his firm resolve to resist was weakened by an irresistible yearning for the enchanting Amy - and his passion threatened to stoke the smouldering fires of a perilous family feud as he surrendered to... The Magic of You
'We are here to find a target who will fulfil our requirements. Someone who is admired and whose ignominious destruction would cause dismay' A beautiful Soviet spy. A brand-new Spektor cipher machine. Smersh has set an irresistible trap that threatens the entire Secret Service. In Fleming's fifth 007 novel Bond finds himself enmeshed in a deadly game of cross and double cross.
Monk. Bounty hunter. Vampire slayer. Andre Boroi has spent centuries battling the undead. But now, gravely wounded by master vampire Costin Popescu, he's disappeared into the Carpathians. To wait. To hope. In the mountains in search of a precious crystal, geologist Teagan Joanes suddenly finds herself hunted by those she once trusted. Then she comes across the warrior--wounded, wanting, and irresistible. Andre has been craving her for an eternity: his lifemate. Now they are bound by destiny, but is it enough to keep them safe from a stalking, relentless darkness that threatens to swallow them alive?
An imprisoned man is certain that his supposed murder victim is very much alive... A female driver is pursued relentlessly by a menacing figure in another vehicle... A young artist gets the biggest break of her career... A restless beauty manages the perfect birthday celebration... An escaped Iraqi on Saddam Hussein's death list pays an involuntary visit to his homeland... How will they react? How would you? Twelve Red Herrings is a thrilling collection of irresistible short stories from the master storyteller. Cleverly styled, with richly drawn characters and ingeniously plotted storylines, each of the twelve tales ends with a delightfully unexpected twist.