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1950s British B-movie directed by Lance Comfort in which an innocent man struggles desperately to clear his name. In post-World War II Britain a pair of children are playing a game called 'Bang! You're Dead', in which they shout the words in question at a passer-by while holding a pretend gun. However, when they stumble across a real WWII gun and decide to use it in the game they fatally wound a young cyclist. This is bad news for Bob Carter (Michael Medwin), who had a very public argument with the deceased man that very day and discovers his body. Bob quickly becomes Detective Grey (Derek Farr)'s chief suspect in the case and faces a daunting battle to prove his innocence.
Young, rich widow Diana Porteous has inherited a vast collection of paintings, but she feels without purpose again. Then her beloved stepgrandson comes up with the idea for an exhibition of portraits with the title 'A Question of Guilt'. It starts as a joke, but soon they are preparing the huge wine cellar of the old schoolhouse by the sea, in spite of those with misgivings as to its suitability. Soon Di has plenty to occupy her: a mysterious woman encourages Di and her friend Sarah Fortune, both natural thieves, to steal from a public collection. And then there's the life-drawing class, where an artist dies and someone steals from him, placing his finds in the cellar. A novel of conundrums, paintings, moral uncertainties and family relationships, A Painted Smile continues the adventures of two of Frances Fyfield's most beloved characters and will win over many more fans of quality fiction.
Leslie Norman directs this British wartime drama which tells two sides of the Dunkirk story. British Corporal 'Tubby' Binns (John Mills) finds himself responsible for getting his men back to Britain from the Dunkirk beaches, after their commanding officer is killed and they become separated from the rest of the Allied Forces. Meanwhile, civilian reporter Charles Foreman (Bernard Lee) follows the build-up to the eventual evacuation of British and French troops from the beaches of Dunkirk. The cast also includes Richard Attenborough, Robert Urquhart and Ray Jackson.
'The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there.'Haunting, moving, evocative, The Go-Between is L.P. Hartley's heartbreaking novel about social constraints and childhood innocence. During the long hot summer of 1900, young Leo Colston is invited to stay for a month at a lordly, aristocratic manor in Norfolk. There he falls in love with his friend's older sister, who commissions him to ferry secret messages to the local farmer, her lover. His naivete sustains their affair, until ultimately leading to an event that will change their lives irrevocably.
HARRY HOLE IS BACK! A BLISTERING NEW THRILLER FROM THE NUMBER 1 BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE SNOWMAN AND POLICE. THERE'S A NEW KILLER ON THE STREETS... A woman is found murdered after an internet date. The marks left on her body show the police that they are dealing with a particularly vicious killer. HE'S IN YOUR HOUSE... HE'S IN YOUR ROOM Under pressure from the media to find the murderer, the force know there's only one man for the job. But Harry Hole is reluctant to return to the place that almost took everything from him. Until he starts to suspect a connection between this killing and his one failed case. HE'S OUT FOR BLOOD When another victim is found, Harry realises he will need to put everything on the line if he's to finally catch the one who got away. 'An expertly plotted, compelling and gripping white-knuckle ride... Nesbo deserves to be crowned the king of all crime thriller writers' Sunday Express on THE SON 'Nesbo deploys all the key ingredients of a cracking good thriller with expertise and verve. The ticking clock, the tension expertly ratcheted ever upwards, the changing scenery, the constantly shifting goalposts and the effortless, triumphant outpacing of the reader's ability to guess what's going to happen will keep you gripped to the last page' Guardian on THE LEOPARD 'The undisputed king of Scandinavian crime fiction' The Times 'Scandinavian crime thrillers don't come much darker or more tense than the best-selling Harry Hole series, and this tenth outing for the Norwegian detective is the best yet' Sunday Mirror on POLICE
Ten years ago, Andrea Hayes was the best master bombmaker in the business. Then it all went wrong. Five children were killed, when disruption was all that was intended. Now, a new Andrea Hayes lives a safe suburban life, with her loving husband and young daughter. But then her daughter is kidnapped and the past has come knocking.
NOW A MAJOR FILM STARRING MICHAEL FASSBENDER 36 MILLION BOOKS SOLD WORLDWIDE The first snow will come A young boy wakes to find his mother missing. Their house is empty but outside in the garden he sees his mother's favourite scarf - wrapped around the neck of a snowman. And then he will appear again As Harry Hole and his team begin their investigation they discover that an alarming number of wives and mothers have gone missing over the years. And when the snow is gone... When a second woman disappears it seems that Harry's worst suspicions are confirmed: for the first time in his career Harry finds himself confronted with a serial killer operating on his home turf. ...he will have taken someone else
This is a contemporary European thriller about Paganini, Catherine the Great of Russia, and the search for a long-lost priceless treasure."
Eisenmenger's relationship with Helena Flemming has deteriorated to the point that Helena wants it to end, leaving Eisenmenger devastated. Eisenmenger throws himself back into his work as a forensic pathologist and is immediately consumed by a disturbing discovery.
Gossip swirls around the newlyweds Mary and Yosef. "It is far too soon for her womb to carry the growing baby," neighbors say. Yet too much is at stake for Yosef to reveal the truth. He vows to protect Mary and the baby with his life, but how can he protect her heart from the barbs of betrayal? As beloved prophetess Hannah boldly foretells the coming of Israel's true King, King Herod plots her doom... and that of anyone else he believes challenges his throne. When a dying slave stumbles into Bethlehem on a stormy night, shepherd Zadok and his wife, Rachel, wonder if her arrival is guided by God or a trap set by the paranoid Herod. As Mary and Yosef set out on a perilous journey to Jerusalem, astronomer Melchior sees unusual activity in the stars. He's convinced something important will happen soon in Israel . . . and it will impact the world for all eternity.
Eve, the widow of Absalom the Scribe, has one thing to live for--her only son, Abel. She is resigned to her own suffering but grieves over Abel's every rasping breath. She's heard of a great Healer who walks the earth, doing miracles. Could the rumors be true? What if she could reach Him? Would there be a miracle for Abel ... if he could survive the arduous journey? While riffling through the archives under the Temple Mount, religious leader Ra'nabel ben Dives discovers startling information about a child who escaped the slaughter of Herod the Great's soldiers. "If King Herod Antipas and High Priest Caiaphas don't know," ben Dives schemes, "perhaps I can turn this news to my own advantage...." Meanwhile, in Bethany, El'azar, a close friend of Yeshua's, grows seriously ill. Miryam and Marta, his sisters, quickly send word to Yeshua, but Yeshua delays. The sisters wonder why He does not come. Does He not care?
This is a contemporary European thriller about Paganini, Catherine the Great of Russia, and the search for a long-lost priceless treasure.
Bethlehem, six miles from Jerusalem, is comprised of simple folk who spend their days tending sheep, newborn lambs, and their own families. Among them--as guests of Zadok, Rachel, and their three little boys-- are Mary, Yosef, and baby Yeshua, whose birth was announced by a miraculous conjunction of the stars and a throng of angels in the sheep fields. Convinced by their study of the stars and prophecies that the long-awaited Messiah has been born, foreigners travel toward Jerusalem. Surely the capital city of the Jews will hold the answer to the mystery they have sought for months. Tortured by nightmares that someone is coming to take over his kingdom, King Herod grows more paranoid. He gives an order to his soldiers--one more devastating and evil than anyone could imagine. That very night, soldiers and their mounts thunder toward Bethlehem, the village of the sacrificial lambs...
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