My Vision: Challenges in the Race for Excellence is a unique book in which His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, examines aspects of the UAE's development experience. This young country is making every effort to achieve excellence and upgrade its status from a regional economic centre into an international hub. It is striving to excel in services, tourism, the knowledge economy and creative human resources in order to reach its ambitious development goals.
THE RUNAWAY SUNDAY TIMES NO.1 BESTSELLER AND THRILLER OF THE YEAR. Really great suspense novel. Kept me up most of the night. The alcoholic narrator is dead perfect . (Stephen King). Rachel catches the same commuter train every morning. She knows it will wait at the same signal each time, overlooking a row of back gardens. She's even started to feel like she knows the people who live in one of the houses. 'Jess and Jason', she calls them. Their life - as she sees it - is perfect. If only Rachel could be that happy. And then she sees something shocking. It's only a minute until the train moves on, but it's enough. Now everything's changed. Now Rachel has a chance to become a part of the lives she's only watched from afar. Now they'll see; she's much more than just the girl on the train...
The million-copy bestselling author returns with another breath-taking book ... It's Livia's 40th birthday and she's having the party of a lifetime to make up for the wedding she never had. Everyone she loves will be there except her daughter Marnie, who's studying abroad. But although Livia loves Marnie, she's secretly glad she won't be at the party. She needs to tell Adam something about their daughter but she's waiting until the party is over so they can have this last happy time together. Adam wants everything to be perfect for Livia so he's secretly arranged for Marnie to come home and surprise her on her birthday. During the day, he hears some terrible news. He needs to tell Livia, because how can the party go on? But she's so happy, so excited - and the guests are about to arrive. The Dilemma - how far would you go to give someone you love a last few hours of happiness? One day that will change a family forever, The Dilemma is the breath-taking, heart-breaking new novel from the million-copy-selling, Sunday Times bestseller, BA Paris PRAISE FOR B A PARIS: 'Twists our expectations of the entire psychological thriller genre' The Guardian 'Brilliant, chilling, scary and unputdownable' Lesley Pearse 'An addictive new voice in suspense fiction' Sophie Hannah 'Just finished this BRILLIANT book...Clever, addictive and twisty, I couldn't sleep until I found out the truth...The twist floored me! Utterly compelling from beginning to end' Claire Douglas 'A tale of dark secrets, with mystery and intrigue building up and up to an ending with a fabulous twist. I devoured it - I couldn't turn the pages quick enough' Mel Sherratt
Jack Reacher walks alone. Once a go-to hard man in the US military police, now he's a drifter of no fixed abode. But the army tracks him down. Because someone has taken a long-range shot at the French president. Only one man could have done it. And Reacher is the one man who can find him. This new heartstopping, nailbiting book in Lee Child's number-one bestselling series takes Reacher across the Atlantic to Paris - and then to London. The stakes have never been higher - because this time, it's personal.
Jack Reacher has no place to go, and all the time in the world to get there, so a remote railroad stop on the prairie with the curious name of Mother's Rest seems perfect for an aimless one-day stopover. He expects to find a lonely pioneer tombstone in a sea of nearly-ripe wheat...but instead there is a woman waiting for a missing colleague, a cryptic note about two hundred deaths, and a small town full of silent, watchful people. Reacher's one-day stopover turns into an open-ended quest leading to the most hidden reaches of the internet, and right into the nightmare heart of darkness. Child's best for some time...with detective-story and romcom elements (even sly humour) on top of the psychological duels and set-piece violence. (Sunday Times).
THE MUST-READ PSYCHOLOGICAL SUSPENSE FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF GIRL UNKNOWN & YOUR CLOSEST FRIEND FRIEND. NEIGHBOUR. KILLER? Leah's new to Wyndham Park. Lonely and suffering from insomnia, she befriends her upstairs neighbour Anton. Anton has only recently returned to the street and is lonely too. He's been gone for nineteen years - but he hasn't told Leah the reason why. That nineteen years ago he was imprisoned for killing his wife. A wife who looked a bit like Leah . . . Was he wrongly convicted? Or is Leah befriending a killer intent on luring her closer and closer? Praise for Karen Perry 'Like Gone Girl . . . it's the most gripping thing I've read for ages' Evening Standard 'A brilliant binge-read thriller with a real roller coaster of an ending' Heat 'If you're a fan of menacing psychological thrillers that chill to the bone, this book is for you' Sunday Independent 'Genuinely surprising' Guardian
'Ward writes with the same compelling energy as you get in a blockbuster Netflix series' Daily Mail It seemed like such a beautiful marriage... Maddie and Ian's love story began with a chance encounter at a party, while she was a travel writer visiting her best friend, Jo. Now, almost two decades later, they are married with a beautiful son, Charlie, and living the perfect suburban life in middle America. But when a camping accident leaves Maddie badly scarred, she begins attending writing therapy, where she gradually reveals her fears about Ian, her concerns for the safety of their young son and the couple's tangled and tumultuous past with Jo. Following their story across the globe, sixteen years of love and fear, adventure and suspicion culminate in a frantic 911 call summoning the police to the scene of a shocking crime... 'Compelling. Filled with unexpected twists... a riveting read' Sarah Pekkanen, author of The Wife Between Us