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Dorothy Koomson - Goodnight, Beautiful
Nova Kumalisi would do anything for her closest friend, Mal Wacken. She owes him her life. So, when he asked her to be the surrogate mother for him and his wife, in spite of her fears about how it would alter their friendship, Nova agreed. Eight years later, Nova is bringing up their son alone, and she and Mal don't speak. Months into the pregnancy, Mal's wife changed her mind about the surrogacy agreement. Already suspicious of how close Nova and Mal were, Stephanie realised her strained marriage was in serious trouble when she found a text from her husband to Nova, saying, 'Goodnight, Beautiful'. She asked Mal to cut all ties with his closest friend and unborn child. Now, seven-year-old Leo is critically ill and Nova, despite her anger and hurt, wants Mal to have the chance to know his son before it's too late. Will it take a tragedy to remind them how much they mean to each other?
Dorothy Koomson - The Cupid Effect
There's something magical about Ceri D'Altroy... After leaving London to follow her heart's desire to become a psychology lecturer, Ceri D'Altroy vows to leave her matchmaking ways behind her for good. Unfortunately, all she seems to do is inspire the new people she meets to change their lives. There's Ed, who's decided to declare his love to a woman who is way out of his league; Mel and Claudine, two long-term friends who are now tempted to start an illicit affair; and Gwen, the chain-smoking head of department who has a deep, dark secret she only wants to share with her new employee. No one who comes into contact with Ceri is ever the same again. Could this unsuspecting young woman be modern-day Cupid?
Dorothy Koomson - When I Was Invisible
‘Do you ever wonder if you’ve lived the life you were meant to?’ I ask her. She sighs, and dips her head. ‘Even if I do, what difference will it make?’ In 1988, two eight-year-old girls with almost identical names and the same love of ballet meet for the first time. They seem destined to be best friends forever and to become professional dancers. Years later, however, they have both been dealt so many cruel blows that they walk away from each other into very different futures – one enters a convent, the other becomes a minor celebrity. Will these new, ‘invisible’ lives be the ones they were meant to live, or will they only find that kind of salvation when they are reunited twenty years later?
Dorothy Koomson - That Girl From Nowhere
‘Where are you coming from with that accent of yours?’ he asks. ‘Nowhere,’ I reply. ‘I’m from nowhere.’ ‘Everyone’s from somewhere,’ he says. ‘Not me,’ I reply silently. Clemency Smittson was adopted as a baby and the only connection she has to her birth mother is a cardboard box hand-decorated with butterflies. Now an adult, Clem decides to make a drastic life change and move to Brighton, where she was born. Clem has no idea that while there she'll meet someone who knows all about her butterfly box and what happened to her birth parents. As the tangled truths about her adoption and childhood start to unravel, a series of shocking events cause Clem to reassess whether the price of having contact with her birth family could be too high to pay...
Dorothy Koomson - The Friend
What secrets would you kill to keep? After her husband’s big promotion, Cece Solarin arrives in Brighton with their three children, ready to start afresh. But their new neighbourhood has a deadly secret. Three weeks earlier, Yvonne, a very popular parent, was almost murdered in the grounds of the local school – the same school where Cece has unwittingly enrolled her children. Already anxious about making friends when the parents seem so cliquey, Cece is now also worried about her children’s safety. By chance she meets Maxie, Anaya and Hazel, three very different school mothers who make her feel welcome and reassure her about her new life. That is until Cece discovers the police believe one of her new friends tried to kill Yvonne. Reluctant to spy on her friends but determined to discover the truth, Cece must uncover the potential murderer before they strike again . . .
Dorothy Koomson - The Ice Cream Girls
At only eighteen years of age, Poppy and Serena were the only witnesses to a tragic event. Amid heated public debate and scrutiny, the two glamorous teens were dubbed 'The Ice Cream Girls' by the press and forced to go their separate ways and to lead very different lives. Twenty years later, Poppy is keen to set the record straight about what really happened, while married mother-of-two Serena wants no one in her present to find out about her past. But some secrets will not stay buried - and if theirs is revealed, their lives will start to unravel all over again... Gripping, thought-provoking and heart-warming, The Ice Cream Girls will make you wonder if you can ever truly know the people you love.
Dorothy Koomson - The Beach Wedding
Tessa Dannall is excited and happy when her daughter, Nia, arrives at their family’s tropical beach resort to get married. Tessa is also trying to forget the last time she went to a wedding on this beach and how that day changed her life for ever. But as the big day draws near, Tessa realises she must face the deadly ghosts from her past – or they may ruin her daughter’s future...
Dorothy Koomson - All My Lies Are True
From the bestselling author of Tell Me Your Secret and The Brighton Mermaid comes the breath-taking sequel to the iconic Sunday Times bestseller The Ice Cream Girls. Verity is telling lies... And that's why she's about to be arrested for attempted murder. Serena has been lying for years. . . And that may have driven her daughter, Verity, to do something unthinkable... Poppy's lies have come back to haunt her . . . So will her quest for the truth hurt everyone she loves? Everyone lies. But whose lies are going to end in tragedy?
Dorothy Koomson - The Woman He Loved Before
Libby has a nice life with a gorgeous husband and a big home by the sea. But over time she is becoming more unsure if Jack has ever loved her and if he is over the death of Eve, his first wife. Then fate intervenes in their relationship.
Dorothy Koomson - Barátnőm kislánya
Kamryn és Adele szívbéli jó barátnők voltak, míg egy nap Adele meggondolatlanul oda nem adta magát Nate-nek, Kamryn vőlegényének, akitől ráadásul teherbe is esett. Évekkel később Kamryn levelet kap a halálos beteg Adele-től, aki arra kéri, vegye magához a kislányát, Tegant. Kamryn úgy érzi, egy cseppet sincs szüksége arra, hogy egy ötéves mindent a feje tetejére állítson. Különösen egy olyan ötéves, aki Nate-re emlékezteti. De nincs más, aki a gondjaiba venné Tegant, Adele állapota pedig rohamosan romlik. Kamryn elindul hát azon a viszontagságos úton, amely során rengeteget tanul a megbocsátásról, a szeretetről, a felelősségről és nem utolsó sorban önmagáról.
Dorothy Koomson - Az utolsó csepp
Egy ártatlan rajongás örökre megpecsételte a sorsukat. Két tizenéves lány, akiket azzal vádoltak, hogy megöltek egy tanárt. De csak egyikük került börtönbe a gyilkosságért, a másik szabadon élhetett. Két tizenéves lány, akik akár barátnők is lehettek volna. De ugyanazért a férfiért rajongtak, és emiatt örökre megváltozott az életük. Húsz év elteltével kiszabadul a gyilkosságért elítélt Poppy. Még mindig állítja, hogy ártatlanul került börtönbe, és feltett szándéka, hogy megkeresi Serenát. Szembe kell nézniük egymással és a közös, sötét múlttal. Mi történt valójában? Jól ítélt-e a bíró? Melyik lány volt a gyilkos? És mit tett a tanár a két tapasztalatlan tinédzserrel, amiért az életével fizetett? Dorothy Koomson lebilincselően feszes regényéből A fagyis lányok címmel 2013-ban angol tévésorozat készült. Felkavaró és hazánkban is aktuális témája miatt csak felnőtt olvasóknak ajánljuk.
Dorothy Koomson - Von nun an für immer
Als Kamryn einen Brief von Del bekommt, will sie ihn zunächst nicht öffnen. Zu tief sitzt die Wut und die Trauer über den vermeintlichen Verrat ihrer einstmals besten Freundin. Doch als sie ihn liest, ist sie wie vom Donner gerührt: Del ist todkrank! Sie bittet Kamryn, die Vergangenheit ruhen zu lassen und sich um Tegan, ihre kleine Tochter, zu kümmern ...
Dorothy Koomson - The Chocolate Run
Amber Salpone thinks in chocolate - talk to her for three minutes and she'll tell you what kind of chocolate you'd be. In fact, most days, if she was asked to choose between chocolate and relationships, there'd be no contest. At least chocolate has never let her down. Unlike her family. Growing up in the Salpone household has taught Amber to avoid conflict - and love - at all costs. So, when she does the unthinkable and has a one-night stand with womaniser Greg Walterson, her uncomplicated, chocolate-flavoured life goes into meltdown. Especially when Greg announces she's the love of his life - and Amber finds it hard enough to decide if she wants plain or Fruit & Nut... Meanwhile, her best friend, Jen, seems to be launching a bid to become Bitch Of The Year and Amber's family are making unreasonable demands. Amber has two choices: to deal with her past and the people around her, or to go on a chocolate run and keep on running...
Dorothy Koomson - My Best Friend's Girl
Best friends Kamryn Matika and Adele Brannon thought nothing could come between them - until Adele did the unthinkable and slept with Kamryn's fiance, Nate. Worse still, she got pregnant and had his child. When Kamryn discovered the truth about their betrayal she vowed never to see any of them again. Two years later, Kamryn receives a letter from Adele asking her to visit her in hospital. Adele is dying and begs Kamryn to adopt her daughter, Tegan. With a great job and a hectic social life, the last thing Kamryn needs is a five-year-old to disrupt things. Especially not one who reminds her of Nate. But with no one else to take care of Tegan and Adele fading fast, does she have any other choice? So begins a difficult journey that leads Kamryn towards forgiveness, love, responsibility and, ultimately, a better understanding of herself.
Dorothy Koomson - The Flavours of Love
_"I'm looking for that perfect blend of flavours; the taste that used to be you. If I find it, I know you'll come back to me."_ It's been 18 months since my husband was murdered and I've decided to finish writing The Flavours of Love, the cookbook he started before he died. Everyone thinks I'm coping so well without him - they have no idea what I've been hiding or what I do away from prying eyes. But now that my 14-year-old daughter has confessed something so devastating it could destroy our family all over again, and my husband's killer has started to write to me claiming to be innocent, I know it's only a matter of time before the truth about me and what I've done is revealed to the world. My name is Saffron Mackleroy and this is my story.
David Baldacci - Dorothy Koomson - Anthony Horowitz - Eowyn Ivey - Az ártatlan / Barátnőm kislánya / A selyemház titka / A hóleány
David Baldacci: Az ártatlan Amerika ellenségei könyörtelenek - a rendőrség, az FBI, de még a hadsereg sem képes feltartóztatni őket... Dorothy Koomson: Barátnőm kislánya Ez a nap Kamryn születésnapja, és ki akarja élvezni- még akkor is, ha ez a harminckettedik! Anthony Horowitz: A selyemház titka 1890 novemberében London a kegyetlen tél szorításában didereg. A Baker Street 221 b számú házban Sherlock Holmes és dr. Watson a pattogó tűz mellett teázik, amikor egy izgatott úr toppan be, és segítséget kér... Eowyn Ivey: A hóleány Alaszka, 1920. A távoli vidék kemény próba elé állítja azokat, akik a földből akarnak megélni....
Dorothy Koomson - Marshmallows for Breakfast
When Kendra Tamale returns to England from Australia she rents a room from Kyle, a divorced father of two, and begins a new job. She's looking forward to a fresh start and simple life. Kyle's five-year-old twins, Summer and Jaxon, have other ideas and quickly adopt Kendra as their new mother - mainly because she lets them eat marshmallows for breakfast. Kendra eventually becomes a part of their lives, even though she's hiding a painful secret that makes her keep everyone - especially children - at arm's length. Then Kendra bumps into the man who shares her awful secret, and things fall apart: she can't sleep, she can't eat, she's suspended from work, and the kids are taken away by their mother. The only way to fix things is to confess to the terrible mistake she made all those years ago. But that's something she swore never to do...
Dorothy Koomson - The Brighton Mermaid
Brighton Beach, 1993: Teenagers Nell and Jude find the body of a young woman and when no one comes to claim her, she becomes known as the Brighton Mermaid. Nell is still struggling to move on when, three weeks later, Jude disappears. Twenty-five years on, Nell quits her job to find out who the Brighton Mermaid really was – and what happened to her best friend that summer. But as Nell edges closer to the truth, dangerous things start to happen. Someone seems to be watching her every move, and soon she starts to wonder who in her life she can actually trust… Fast-paced and thrilling, The Brighton Mermaid explores the deadly secrets of those closest to you.
Susan Calman - Jacqueline Rayner - Jenny T. Colgan - Dorothy Koomson - Doctor Who: The Day She Saved the Doctor
Four fantastic new adventures with the Doctor, starring Rose, Sarah-Jane, Clara and Bill, publishing on International Women's Day in March 2018. Written by Jenny Colgan, Jacqueline Rayner, Dorothy Koomson and Susan Calman, these stories are a celebration of the Doctor's fantastic female friends, packed with heroic action and heart for fans of all ages.
Dorothy Koomson - Csokoládéfutam
NEM AKARTAM. KOMOLYAN MONDOM, NEM AKARTAM. EGYSZERŰEN CSAK MEGTÖRTÉNT." Amber Salpone nem akar folyton a barátja, Greg Walterson ágyában kikötni, de képtelen uralkodni magán. Miután több alkalommal is "csak megtörténik", titkos viszonyuk egyre inkább valódi kapcsolattá válik, ami komoly gondot jelent, ha a férfi szoknyavadász, a nő pedig betegesen ragaszkodik a függetlenségéhez.
Dorothy Koomson - The Rose Petal Beach
Every love story has a dangerous twist. Tamia Brenett is horrified when her husband, Scott, is accused of something terrible - but when she discovers who his accuser is, everything goes into freefall. Backed into a corner and unsure what to think, Tamia is forced to choose who she instinctively believes. But Tamia's choice has dire consequences for all concerned especially when matters take a tragic turn. Then a stranger arrives in town to sprinkle rose petals in the sea in memory of her lost loved one. This stranger carries with her shocking truths that will change the lives of everyone she meets, and will once again force Tamia to make some devastating choices...
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